George Moores The Official Illustrated Holiday Guide to the North Staffordshire Railway, S. Moore & Son, Manchester, 1891, 2nd Edition; octavo, fine rebind in modern gilt cloth, the rear pictorial wrap retained; title page with small marginal tear o/w fine internally. Illustrations in text. Adverts at rear. 171,(16)pp
Andrew Waller The Tickets of Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd 1920-1983, Part One – Punch Tickets, Transport Ticket Society, 2000; A4 s/back, card wraps; well illustrated incl. 4 pages in colour. 64pp. Fine.
East of England bus photographs either PC size or 4x6”, comprising Eastern Counties Omnibus Co. (272 b/w and 47 in colour), Ipswich Buses (39) plus Great Yarmouth and some independent operators. VG quality and fine condition. (465)
Eastern National Omnibus Co. bus photos, plus Osbourne's of Tollesbury (31), Hedingham & District (43) and some other operators. Comprises b/w PC size (102), the balance in colour and 4x6”. Varied quality but many VG/Fine close-ups. (281)
Midland Red bus photographs, mostly PC size but including 52 4x6”; includes 144 b/w. Many with annotations on reverse. Mixed quality but many are VG/Fine mid-distance to close-up. (253)
Bus photographs of Manchester City Transport (280), plus others from Blackpool, Blackburn, Rossendale, Preston & Warrington. The Manchester photos largely b/w PC size, the remainder 4x6” in colour. Some mixed quality but most are VG/Fine with many good close-ups. (359)
Maidstone & District Motor Services bus photographs comprising b/w PC size (187), the balance 4x6” in colour. Some mixed quality but most are VG/Fine near-distance to close-up. (241)
Salford bus photographs, many in SELNEC or GM livery, the remainder as Salford City Transport. Comprises b/w PC size (112), the balance in colour and mostly 4x6”. Very mixed quality. (239)
Scottish bus photographs, wide range of companies notably Highland Omnibus Ltd (139) mostly b/w, PC size, the remainder coloured 4x6”. Mixed quality. Many with annotations on reverse. (304)
Foreign Railway Maps, 1950s/1980s, world-wide including South Africa, Korea, China, Finland, Russia, etc., (29), together with two large folding timetables for Turkey and a 1971 German poster. Good to fine. (32 items)
Henry Sampson (Editor) World Railways 1954-1960, Sampson Low, four volumes, plus an additional 1956-57 volume, large format, cloth-bound, gilt, fine in edgeworn d/jkts, many line-drawn maps, photos and diagrams. Full-page advertisements. Fine internally. (5)
Railway history & reference, 1917 to modern, largely h/bk and mostly in d/jkts. No internal inscriptions. Good to VF (19)
Benguela Railway and Trans-African Time Tables 1938, A5 pamphlet, 8pp, amendment slip tipped in, light rusting to staples o/w fine; Benguela Railway: The Great West Gate to Central Africa – Lobita Bay, , octavo s/bk, 32pp, VG; and a print of Lobita Bay.
Coins & Medallions from 19th Century; including UK Crowns for 1820 (poor), 1889 (fine) and 1935 (EF); USA Silver $1 for 1886 (EF) & 1921 (fine); QV/GV Silver 3d (33, some fine/VF); Medallions include Curzon Wylie Memorial Medal, Marlborough College 1909 in silver (50grms) EF in original case, plus Royal commemoratives. (abt. 75 items)
Collection of commemorative coins and some medallions; including Gibraltar 2006 Crown with proof finish; 2005 UK £2 1oz Silver, proof; Poland 1982 John Paul II medallion proofs (2); Cook Is 2007 $1 proof; 1889 UK Crown circulated; 1999 £2 UNC; Royal Mail Coin Covers (6, face value of coins £19); and others. (Qty)
Cig. Card odds in old albums, plastic sleeves and loose; much Wills & Player from early 20th Century, plus R.J. Hill National Flag Series 1914 (7, worn corners), BAT issues and others. Poor to fine. (abt.1000)
Cigarette & Trade Card mix of part-sets & near-sets, 1920s to 1980s, with interest in glamour, cinema, sport, some early Brooke Bond, etc, plus related literature and ephemera. Good to VF with many useful items. (Large qty.)
Shoebox of odds & part-sets, 1900s to 1920s with much Player, Carreras & Wills including many L size, plus Ogden Pugilists in Action (11), few Hignett, Illingworth Cavalry (No.13), Pattriouex Railway Posters (No.27), Fry's Days of Wellington (No.8), Phillips Red Indians (3), Chocolat de Villars British Birds (4, one creased), Edward Sharp Prize Dogs (5, fair-good), and others. Also E.H. Booth Ships and their Workings (set plus odds). Mainly VG to Fine.
Anthony Byatt Picture Postcards and their Publishers, Golden Age, 1978, cloth bound, fine, in an edgeworn & price-clipped d/jkt; fine internally without markings or inscriptions. 391pp including photo-plates.
All-period accumulation with about 60% post-1960, UK & Foreign, some subject cards but chiefly views. Varied condition. (c.2000)