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Sale 158P, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 17 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the South Eastern Railway. 140+pp in blue coloured hardback covers with company coat of arms in gold on front. Dated 1853. Good condition for age. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 249
Lot 18 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR. Blue card covers, 98pp abridged version dated 1896. Spine taped, covers a little worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249
Lot 19 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1892. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp, covers bumped and faded, some spine loss. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3938
Lot 20 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Railway Traveller's Walk Through Cambridge". Illustrated covers, 136pp guide book plus adverts, published by Metcalfe & Sons in 1873. Spine faults. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1144
Lot 21 Institute of Civil Engineers published PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Liverpool Overhead Railway" by Greathead & Fox and "The Electrical Equipment of the Liverpool Overhead Railway" by Parker. 36pp plus fold out diagrams, dated 1894. Several pencil annotations. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799
Lot 22 EDWARD BAKER (Birmingham) "The Railway Handbook". 100+pp catalogue of early railway books. Clothbound hardback covers with title and train vignette in gold on front. Circa early 1900s. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 NEWCOMEN SOCIETY transaction excerpt from volume 30 "George Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Great Western Railway" by Sir William Stanier. Card covers, 12pp plus plates, dated 1955. Covers signed by Sir William Stanier. - Sold for £25 to bidder number 1426
Lot 24 BEMROSE & SONS published "South Eastern Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 48pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1874. Covers missing. - This item was not sold.
Lot 25 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY. Pale yellow paperback covers with illustration of company crest and archway. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1880. Bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1581
Lot 26 MIDLAND RAILWAY bound volume of tenders for work to be carried out for the company. Companywide locations, mostly for work on bridges. 300+pp dated early 1900s. Covers very poor, contents OK. Needs rebinding. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 701
Lot 27 GWR foolscap sized ledger type book "Running Powers". 242pp showing running power agreements over other company's lines and their running powers over GWR lines. Most pages have small, RCH type diagrams of the lines in question. Dated May 1927. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 701
Lot 28 GWR "Towns and Places to and from which the GWR carry goods from or to Birmingham, South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire". Hardback, red clothbound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 100pp plus fold-out map. Covers worn and stained, bindings loose. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4743
Lot 29 LBSCR hardback book "Suggested Questions for the Use of Officers When Examining Staff Engaged in the Traffic Department". Clothbound hardback covers, 77pp dated 1919. Covers dusty and bindings a little loose. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1133
Lot 30 LBSCR "Table of Distances" dated November 1881. Landscape format, 28pp of maps and tables. Very poor condition, especially covers, pages detached, maps incomplete. - This item was not sold.
Lot 31 GCR bound volume "Exchange of Traffic between Great Central and L&YR". Hardback, 28pp plus 5 fold out diagrams showing details of junctions and sidings. Dated June 1913. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1644
Lot 32 MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY "Rent Roll". Ledger type leather bound hardback book, 65 pages, approx 15 used to record details of property rented out by the company. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 33 NER & LYR AXHOLME JOINT RAILWAY (Hatfield Moor Extension Light Railway) "Book of Reference". Large sized 2pp book in part leather bound thick hardback covers, dated November 1909. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the railway. - This item was not sold.
Lot 34 Large LEDGER type book "Drayton Junction Railway Company Share Ledger". Ornate leather bound hardback covers, 500+pp with one page duly completed with information for 1864-66. Title in gold on front, good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 35 LNER ledger type volume of minutes of meetings of various committees in 1924. Includes Property, Stores, Steamships & Continental Traffic Committees. Foolscap sized, 300+ typescript pages in clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644
Lot 36 Large sized, 4 page, handwritten document detailing the evidence of I.K.BRUNEL in the SOUTH WALES RAILWAY BILL and the building of the railway in Milford Haven. Dated 1855. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 486
Lot 37 SOUTH WALES RAILWAY COMPANY large sized, 50 page, handwritten document detailing the Neyland contract for the construction of company works. Undated, text only, no plans. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 486
Lot 38 Large sized, 32 page, handwritten document detailing the evidence of Daniel Gooch before the Board of Trade in the arbitration between the GWR and the SOUTH WALES RAILWAY COMPANY. Dated 1858. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 486
Lot 39 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 378pp, published by LPC and dated 1929. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4128
Lot 40 HARDBACK BOOK "NER List of Engines". Part leather bound covers with title in gold on front. 50pp internal publication listing engines in service in 1911. Written amendments throughout. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1172
Lot 41 SECR (EAST KENT RAILWAY) "Truck & Sheet Book" containing details of trucks and sheets in and out of the company. Duly completed for April & May 1923. - This item was not sold.
Lot 42 SEVENOAKS RAILWAY act for the building of the railway. 19pp printed on blue paper, dated 1859. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 421
Lot 43 EAST KENT LIGHT RAILWAYS (EXTENSIONS) "Book of Reference" dated May 1913. Foolscap sized, 40pp listing land, properties and owners along line. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 421
Lot 44 SECR signalling notice No.29 "Opening of Widened Lines St.John's to Elmstead". 12pp printed on green paper plus large fold out diagram. Dated June 1905. Faults and wear to green pages, diagrams OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 249
Lot 45 MERSEY DOCKS AND HARBOUR BOARD statement of accounts for year ending July 1875. Foolscap sized, 24pp in illustrated hardback boards. Edge wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 46 NBR notice No.E43-40 "Advice of Special Train and Other Arrangements". 88pp dated 15th May 1908. - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 30.
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