Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 169P, Closing Date: 24 January 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 20 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 474pp plus fold-out maps. Good condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796

Lot 21 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. Some spine wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143

Lot 22 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 352pp plus fold-out maps. Minor wear. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 249

Lot 23 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE SECR dated 1900. Red clothbound hardback covers showing view of Canterbury Cathedral, 418pp plus fold-out maps. Faults and fading to spine. Paul Edwards library label inside front cover. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 249

Lot 24 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE SER dated 1893. Red clothbound hardback covers showing view of Canterbury Cathedral, 418pp plus fold-out maps. Spine faded, scratching to cover. Paul Edwards library label inside front cover. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249

Lot 25 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GER (Cambridge Line). 401pp without adverts plus fold out map, hardback covers, circa late 1850s. Later rebinding, modern dedication on front end page. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4738

Lot 26 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the LNWR. 384pp without adverts, hardback covers, circa late 1850s. Covers a little worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 27 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE LNWR. Lilac coloured paperback covers with illustration of Euston arch. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1880. Disbound causing spine damage. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 28 LOCAL civil engineers published 8pp booklet "Report on the Practicality of Forming the Trunk Line of Railway from Newcastle to Berwick by way of Alnwick". Dated 1845. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4812

Lot 29 TUCK'S RAILWAY SHAREHOLDER'S MANUAL. First edition dated 1845. Clothbound hardback covers with title on front, 120pp. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4812

Lot 30 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1873. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 545pp plus fold out maps (small tears to some). Bindings loose. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 246

Lot 31 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1912. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 670pp plus fold out maps. Bindings loose. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143

Lot 32 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1916. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 687pp plus fold out maps (small tears to some). - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143

Lot 33 KELLY AND CO published "Post Office Railway Directory for 1847". Hardback, 373pp list of shareholders of the various railway companies. Possibly a later rebinding. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 4812

Lot 34 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 19th edition dated 1938. Hardback, clothbound covers, 724pp. Good condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3230

Lot 35 THE IRISH COMMERCIAL & RAILWAY GAZETTEER compiled by J Leggatt, dated 1914. Hardback, 98pp, spine and edges of covers faded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4960

Lot 36 PARIS, LYON AND MEDITERRANEAN RAILWAY published hardback book "Agenda 1926". Decorative covers showing company coat of arms, 275pp guide and diary pages with colour plates. Covers rubbed and bindings loose, some annotations to diary pages, one page at end detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 37 SHAW'S "Official Tourists' Picturesque Guide to the London & North Western Railway". 660pp plus fold out maps. Bound into more recent hardback covers with title on spine. Circa 1875. One plate torn and partially missing. Covers faded. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143

Lot 38 HARDBACK BOOK "Mountain Moor and Loch" illustrated by 'Pen and Pencil' on the route of the West Highland Railway. 179pp in red clothbound covers, second edition published by Causton and Sons in 1895. Spine faded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 414

Lot 39 EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY bound volume of director's reports and accounts covering the period between 1852 and 1862. 200+pp in hardback covers. Covers poor with missing spine, contents OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1644

Lot 40 NER landscape format hardback book "Principal Classes Of Locomotive Engines. Gateshead Works". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 60+pp of information and plates. Dated June 1899. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1250

Lot 41 NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements (some with plans) dated 1912. Later covers added for protection. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1644

Lot 42 NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements dated 1917. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1644

Lot 43 MIDLAND RAILWAY ledger type foolscap sized volume of "Engineer's Report on Private Bills in Parliament session 1910". Red, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 112pp of reports and plans. VGC. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 701

Lot 44 MIDLAND RAILWAY typescript document "Superheating and Mechanical Lubrication on Midland Engines". Foolscap sized, cloth covers, 5 pages plus 3 diagrams. Dated March 1922. - This item was not sold.

Lot 45 GER bound volume of evidence, summing up and verdict in the case of Gladley versus the GER. Foolscap sized, leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front, 170pp dated 1902. Covers very poor. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122

Lot 46 GNR leather bound hardback book "GNR Loop Line (Enfield to Stevenage) Reg. Nos. 1 to 100". Approx 100 handwritten pages detailing land costs to the company. Well used condition. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1409

Lot 47 Handwritten ledger of SECR and LCDR records compiled by Arthur Earle Edwards detailing locos, carriages, wagons, brake vans and miscellaneous information. Approx 100 pages in worn hardback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 624

Lot 48 Three HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY specification booklets for various rolling stock including bogie corridor carriages, 20 ton brake vans, 15 ton coal wagon. Plus two similar HB&WRJR&DC examples for covered goods wagons, 10 ton open goods wagons. Each 15 - 21pp dated 1902 - 1910. (5) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 384

Lot 49 Four EAST COAST JOINT STOCK specification booklets for various rolling stock including third class dining saloon, first class sleeping saloon, third class corridor carriage, kitchen carriage. Each 19 - 21pp containing specification and tender form. Dated 1892 - 1893. (4) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 50 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY sales folder for the freehold properties that formerly belonged to the railway. Card folder containing information on six, mostly station house properties from various points on the line, to be auctioned October 7th 1938. Complete with plans of the locations. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 3451

Lot 51 Bound volume of AGREEMENTS between the East and West India Dock Company and the LT&SR. Smaller sized volume in leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 43pp plus several plans on linen, dated 1908. Covers a little rubbed but generally OK. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 356

Lot 52 L&YR Engineer's Office, Manchester drawing showing 7 types of standard cast iron notices. 18" x 14", dated 1903. Folded, tape repairs, worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3572

Lot 53 LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. 8 foolscap typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 234

Lot 54 LNER. File of correspondence and internal documents relating to the seat reservations on the Silver Jubilee train. Many referring to the 'new' service. Includes copies of letters from Dean & Dawson, Thomas Cook etc. Dated 1935 - 37. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 234

Lot 55 FILE of correspondence relating to the use of Pullman cars on the Eastern Belle and continental tour trains in 1936. Headed letters from the Pullman Car Company and the LNER noted. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 384

Lot 56 BOUND VOLUME of "Principal and Supplemental Agreements between the Railway Executive and the Pullman Car Company". Foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers, 10pp plus copies of accompanying letters. Dated January 1953. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 384

Lot 57 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound soft covers with title in gold on front, 267pp, published by LPC in 1920. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2161

Lot 58 CLC 28 page typescript document "Re-signalling. Manchester Central to Cornbrook - tender, conditions and specification". Card covers, foolscap sized, dated August 1934. Covers dusty. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4283

Lot 59 SR spring binder containing 30+ pages of carbon copies of information relating to damage and fire fighting procedures as the result of enemy air raids. Gives contact details and repair procedures. Most dated 1940. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2796

Lot 60 APPROX 100+ copies of letters, reports, etc, many relating to wartime activities. Plus SR merchandise card listing towns from and to which merchandise can be sent. Two fold thin card circa late 1920s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2796

Lot 61 GWR book of locomotive diagrams. Smaller sized, brown clothbound hardback covers containing 100+ pages of diagrams. Amended up to mid 1950s. Spine worn. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 1379

Lot 62 GWR book of "Gradient Diagrams". Landscape format folder containing over 200 diagrams. Circa 1930s. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 4176

Lot 63 GWR 17pp booklet "Air Raid Precautions Scheme - Paddington to Westbourne Park". Dated September 1938. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 64 LMS Western Division ledger type foolscap sized book "List of Joint Lines & Station Settlements". 50+ typescript pages listing ownership, rent, expenditure, etc at various stations. Green clothbound hardback covers with title on front. Dated 1923. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1426

Lot 65 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1937". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 288pp, amendments added. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 66 LMS report "Engine Tests on the Western A Division (Carlisle & Preston) - 4-6-0 Northern Division Engine". Cloth covers, 11 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated June 1926. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246

Lot 67 LMS report "Tests of Engines on the Midland Division (Toton & Brent)" using 0-8-0 and 0-6-0 freight engines. Cloth covers, 11 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated September 1925. - This item was not sold.

Lot 68 LMS report "Dynomometer Car Test Derby - St.Pancras class 5X 4-6-0 engine No.5654 standard & with valve pilot". Card covers, 5 typescript pages plus tables and diagrams. Dated January 1939. - This item was not sold.

Lot 69 GWR & LMS joint Royal Train notice re trains from Slough to Birkenhead and Shrewsbury and return on 6th & 7th November 1940. 24pp, slightly rusty staples removed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2004

Lot 70 GWR Royal Train notice re trains from Slough to Shrewsbury and return on 17th & 18th December 1940. 22pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 71 BR(W) Royal Train notice re trains from Paddington to Newton Abbot, Dorchester West and Southern region on 1st - 3rd July 1952. 23pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1172

Lot 72 BR(W) Royal Train notice re train from Paddington to Solihull and Leamington Spa and return on 10th & 11th March 1954. 9pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384

Lot 73 HOUSE OF COMMONS ledger type bound volume of the 1844 Commons reports on railways. 200+pp plus various diagrams and maps covering statistical returns, accidents, new openings, etc. Foolscap sized in part leather bound covers. Covers rubbed but generally good condition. - Sold for £540 to bidder number 3771

Lot 74 HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways 1847". 223pp in blue paperback covers. Spine missing, bindings loose. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1291

Lot 75 HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways for the year 1850". 365pp in blue paperback covers. Includes report and several pages of plans and diagrams followed by many pages showing correspondence to the commission. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1644

Lot 76 HMSO published "Report to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1854". 231pp in blue paperback covers. Spine poor. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1644

Lot 77 HMSO published "Report to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1855". 194pp in blue paperback covers. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1644

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 58.

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