Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 165P, Closing Date: 18 October 2013

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 22 WYLD'S LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM, MANCHESTER & LIVERPOOL RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 179pp plus map (detached). - Sold for £35.00 to bidder number 2799

Lot 23 EARLY BOOKLET "Liverpool and Manchester Railway Travelling with an account of the times of departure and arrival of the different trains, etc". 12pp published by Blacklock & Co in 1831. Bound into modern card covers for protection. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 2320

Lot 24 J.MEAD published "Illustrated Guide to the London and Dover Railway". Card covers, 100+pp published circa 1840s. A little spine wear but generally good for age. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 249

Lot 25 PAPERBACK booklet "London and Brighton Railroad with a description of the line, stations, termini, etc, also a Brighton Guide". Blue paperback covers, 56pp circa 1841. Some wear, spine taped. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 249

Lot 26 HARDBACK BOOK "A Guide to the Newcastle and Berwick Railway" by George Bouchier Richardson. 84pp plus fold out map, published by M.A. Richardson circa 1840. Covers rubbed, generally good condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4738

Lot 27 TEBBUTT'S "Guide to the North Midland, Midland Counties and London & Birmingham Railways". Red card covers, 122pp plus fold out map, published 1842. Slight staining to covers, otherwise OK. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1291

Lot 28 POCKET SIZED booklet "Handbook to the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway with a visit to the Roman Wall" by H.U.S. Illustrated card covers, 85pp published 1851. Spine loss. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 414

Lot 29 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Sheffield and Rotherham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 74pp plus adverts, published by Haywood and Moore in 1840. Covers detached. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1282

Lot 30 ALLEN R. published "The North Midland Railway Guide". Smaller sized, 20pp plus fold out map, bound into later hardback covers. Circa 1841. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2799

Lot 31 EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY "Illustrated Guide". Green paperback covers, 64pp, published by Truscott in 1851. Vertical fold and a little worn. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 979

Lot 32 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, 216pp plus fold out map, third edition published 1838. Good condition. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 33 ORLANDO HODGSON published guide book "The Great Western Railway and Windsor Guide". Green paperback covers, 48pp plus fold out map. Circa 1840s. Very worn/poor. Some staining, front cover detached. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 34 COGHLAN'S "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion from London to Birmingham". Pocket sized, 104pp, second edition published by Baily in 1838. Rebound into modern hardback covers. Paul Edwards library label at front. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644

Lot 35 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Bidder and Fox on the Great Central Railway Extension". 77pp plus fold out diagrams, published by the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1900. Covers creased. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143

Lot 36 ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". 300+pp bound into modern hardback covers. Dated 1840. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291

Lot 37 WYLD'S LONDON AND SOUTHAMPTON RAILWAY guide circa 1830s. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp, maps mostly missing, those remaining are poor and with loss. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 38 WYLD'S GREAT WESTERN, CHELTENHAM AND GREAT WESTERN AND BRISTOL AND EXETER RAILWAY guide dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Some wear, faults to maps. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 458

Lot 39 McCORMICK & GEMMELL published "Guide to the Glasgow & Ayrshire Railway with descriptions of the Glasgow and Edinburgh and Glasgow and Greenock Railways to Ayr and its Environs and to the Land of Burns". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 110pp plus fold out maps. Dated 1841. Spine repaired, some foxing. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799

Lot 40 PARRY'S RAILWAY COMPANION from Chester to Holyhead. Green clothbound boards with title and small illustration of loco and train on front. 154pp plus adverts and fold out map, dated 1848. Covers loose, map very poor, some restoration needed. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2799

Lot 41 LIZARS "Guide to the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley, Greenock and Ayr Railways". Pocket sized paperback booklet, 42pp plus engravings and map, circa 1850s. Good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1133

Lot 42 AMERICAN LINE hardback book "Illustrated & Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England". Red clothbound covers with title in ornate gold design on front. 392pp Morton's guide to the major railway companies. Circa 1880s. Some wear to covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1143

Lot 43 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Particulars of the Grand Suspension Bridge erected over the Straits of Menai" by Dr.Pring. 40pp plus fold out illustration of bridge. Published by the North Wales Chronicle in 1830. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 44 LUMSDEN & SONS "Steam Boat Companion or Stranger's Guide to the Western Isles & Highlands of Scotland". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 280pp plus fold out maps, published 1831. Covers rubbed, some foxing. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4738

Lot 45 BEMROSE & SONS published "South Western Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 54pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1874. Disbound, covers missing. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1138

Lot 46 Four part PAPERBACK BOOKLETS "The Railway Herald Locomotive Album" parts 1 - 4. Each 24pp containing photographs and technical details of the major locomotives of the day, both here and abroad. Dated 1897. Spine split and covers detached on parts 3 & 4. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 47 BARRY RAILWAY COMPANY publication "History of the Barry Railway Company 1884 -1921". Hardback, leather bound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 130pp plus fold-out map, published in 1923. Spine rubbed, otherwise good. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 2583

Lot 48 LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of Company Servants who Lost Their Lives During The Great War. Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 287

Lot 49 NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL souvenir book "Old & New Edinburgh". Green hardback, clothbound covers with coat of arms and title in black and gold on front. 90pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Produced for the opening of the hotel by the North British Railway in October 1902. Covers marked and rubbed. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 820

Lot 50 LNWR, CR and GNSR Royal Train notices for the same journey from Windsor to Ballater on 22nd and 23rd May 1890. Each foolscap sized, 1 - 4pp. All with punch holes, last example laid on card. (3) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1950

Lot 51 LMS copies of correspondence relating to the working of various royal trains in 1945. Approx 20 pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1172

Lot 52 GNR circular No.17701a re royal train for the king and queen from Dalkeith to King's Cross on 15th May 1903. 1pp, folded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4270

Lot 53 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Weardale Railway Centenary 1847 - 1947" by Sydney Walton. Coloured pictorial covers, 24pp illustrated history, published locally in 1947. Edge wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4169

Lot 54 BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK section 3 detailing towns in the English Midlands & North West and various parts of Scotland. Hardback, 100pp plus several fold out maps, circa 1870s. Covers worn, spine missing causing bindings to be very loose with rear cover nearly detached. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 881

Lot 55 BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK section 4 detailing towns in Ireland and Scotland. Illustrated paperback covers, 118pp plus adverts and several fold out maps, circa 1870s. Covers worn, spine very poor, rear cover detached. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1143

Lot 56 BRADSHAW'S "Plans of the Most Important Cities and Towns of Continental Europe". Paperback covers containing 28 maps. Circa 1890s. Faults to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4270

Lot 57 DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Ledger type bound volume containing director's reports and accounts for approx 31 Irish, Scottish and English companies for year ending December 1916. 150+pp in part leather bound hardback covers. Spine missing causing covers to be detached. Contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 820

Lot 58 DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Ledger type bound volume containing director's reports and accounts for approx 27 Irish, Scottish and English companies for year ending December 1918. 100+pp in part leather bound hardback covers. Spine loss, covers loose. Contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 820

Lot 59 DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Approx 26 director's reports and accounts for 26 English and Scottish companies for year ending December 1925. 150+pp originally in hardback covers but bindings detached causing sections to be separated. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 820

Lot 60 Two NSR ledger type bound volumes of hand written minutes of the Traffic Committee. Each 100+ pages covering part of the 1890s and 1900s. (2) - Sold for £210 to bidder number 246

Lot 61 NSR ledger type bound volume of extracts of minutes of meetings of the Traffic & Finance Committee. 150+ printed and typed pages covering meetings in 1917. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 246

Lot 62 NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements (some with plans) dated between July and October 1903. Later covers added for protection. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 63 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR dated 1892. Blue card covers showing illustrations of Brighton seafront, Eastbourne and Ventnor. 320pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Minor edge wear to covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 249

Lot 64 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 352pp plus fold-out maps. Covers worn, scuff on front, bindings loose. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143

Lot 65 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE SECR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 432pp plus fold-out maps. Covers bumped. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249

Lot 66 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LSWR dated 1897. Red clothbound hardback covers showing views of Salisbury Cathedral and Southampton Bar Gate, 404pp plus fold-out maps. Slightly faded spine, covers bumped. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 249

Lot 67 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1886. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms in gold on front, 380pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Map in front pocket missing. Covers stamped "Crewe Works with the Compliments of the Directors". Spine faded. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143

Lot 68 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1886. Blue card covers showing illustrations of buildings. 364pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Minor faults to spine and edges of covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143

Lot 69 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1894. Red clothbound hardback covers showing view of York Minster, 448pp plus fold-out maps. Slightly faded spine, covers bumped. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143

Lot 70 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GER dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing view of Kings Gateway Trinity Collage Cambridge. 400pp plus fold-out maps. Slightly worn and faded covers. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1581

Lot 71 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 464pp plus fold out maps. Good condition. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4738

Lot 72 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 488pp plus fold-out maps. Minor wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2796

Lot 73 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the Brighton & South Coast Railway. 104pp plus adverts in green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1853. Covers very worn and marked. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1138

Lot 74 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the LNWR. 156pp plus adverts and fold out map in hardback covers with title in gold on front. Circa late 1850s. Spine faded, covers bumped and a little worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1143

Lot 75 MEASOM'S "Illustrated Guide to the Great Western Railway". Blue, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 64pp circa 1850s. Front cover detached. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 76 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS seventh edition dated 1894. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp, covers bumped and faded, spine worn, bindings loose. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3938

Lot 77 IRISH RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE "Classification of Goods by Merchandise Trains". Card covers, 128pp plus supplements, dated January 1932. - This item was not sold.

Lot 78 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 19th edition dated 1938. Hardback, clothbound covers, 724pp. Bindings loose, title page missing. - This item was not sold.

Lot 79 Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department L&YR Horwich large sized landscape format book "Diagrams of Signal and Point Connections made at Horwich Works". Clothbound card covers with title in gold on front, 16pp clothbound pages of diagrams, dated 1889. Covers very worn, contents dusty. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 4283

Lot 80 FORTH BRIDGE RAILWAY specification document for building sections of the bridge. Foolscap sized, 23pp plus fold out diagram, undated. Spine split causing covers to be detached. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 234

Lot 81 GCR desk "blotter". Booklet style in leather bound hardback cover with company coat of arms on front. Opens to show 12 blotting pages each with company adverts and information, plus 8pp of photo illustrations, many showing Immingham Docks. Dated 1915. Good used condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 820

Lot 82 LNWR Telegraph Rules & Regulations Book. Black covers with title in gold on front. 58pp, dated 1906. Bindings loose. - This item was not sold.

Lot 83 LNWR 20 page typescript document "List of Tunnels". Lists name, length, location, etc. Dated April 1911. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1426

Lot 84 Two MIDLAND RAILWAY "Ganger's Time Book". Each approx 100 pages in softback covers with hand written details of gangers working on the Settle & Carlisle line. Dated 1870s and 1900s. Well used condition. (2) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 356

Lot 85 MIDLAND RAILWAY landscape format ledger type hardback book used for reporting the state and progress of extra and new works. 100+ completed pages dated 1906 - 1912 mostly covering Northern Division activity. Well used condition. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 356

Lot 86 GWR hardback book "List of Collieries on or Connected with the GWR". Brown clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 72pp plus fold out map, dated 1932. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1644

Lot 87 GWR ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT "Annual Report 1926". Foolscap sized, 20 typescript pages. Plus similar for 1927. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 88 GWR hardback folder type book "GWR Standard Engine Fittings". 60pp fully illustrated catalogue of parts dated April 1930. VGC. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2985

Lot 89 GWR landscape format booklet "Existing and Proposed Requirements of the Ministry of Transport in regard to the Opening of Railways". 48pp plus fold out plans. Dated July 1922. Several annotated amendments. Plus Ministry of Transport report on requirements and recommendations for goods lines dated 1928. (2) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644

Lot 90 Ten GWR "Register Cards" for cranes, winches, lifts, traversing table. Foolscap sized detailing locations and technical info. (10) - This item was not sold.

Lot 91 GWR. Approx 80 general instructions circulars from 1946. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1085

Lot 92 GWR special instructions No.1 re Manchester Goods Traffic. Foolscap sized, 9pp plus coloured fold out map of the docks. Dated July 1927. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1063

Lot 93 LMS Eastern Division Stoke District Engineering Department large sized hardback book detailing bridges, culverts and tunnels. Clothbound hardback covers containing 130+ typed and printed pages. Undated, covers (especially spine) poor. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 246

Lot 94 LMS Western Division Liverpool District Engineering Department large sized hardback book detailing bridges, culverts and tunnels. Hardback covers containing 130+ typed and printed pages. Undated, covers detached and very poor. - Sold for £230 to bidder number 1426

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 73.

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