Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 174P, Closing Date: 18 April 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 26 BOUND VOLUME of Morton's Guides covering various companies. 300+pp contained in part leather bound hardback covers. Circa 1880s. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743

Lot 27 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE SER. Cream coloured paperback covers with illustration of Charing Cross and Cannon Street stations. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1880. Disbound causing spine damage and separation of sections. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743

Lot 28 LANDSCAPE FORMAT folder "Locomotives of the Great Central Railway - photographs and particulars". 100+ pages of handwritten technical details and B&W photo of each class. Updated to 1923. - Sold for £460 to bidder number 3938

Lot 29 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LSWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms on front, 454pp plus fold-out maps. Slight spine wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796

Lot 30 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms in gold on front, 578pp plus fold-out maps. Annotation on cover, bindings loose. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3953

Lot 31 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 446pp plus fold-out maps (small tears to some). Good condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796

Lot 32 MOGG'S BRIGHTON RAILWAY AND BRIGHTON, SHOREHAM AND WORTHING GUIDE dated 1841. Yellow paperback covers, 26pp plus fold out map. Good condition for age. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 249

Lot 33 "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS - LONDON & BIRMINGHAM GRAND JUNCTION AND OTHER RAILWAYS" by Edward Mogg. 232pp plus fold-out map, hardback with title in gold on front. Published by the author in 1839. Good condition. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4743

Lot 34 MOGG'S GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AND WINDSOR, BATH & BRISTOL GUIDE dated 1841. Clothbound hardback covers with title on label on front, 48pp plus fold out map and timetable. Good condition for age. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4743

Lot 35 BRADSHAW'S GUIDE to through routes to the chief cities of the world. Red hardback covers with title in gold on the front. 666pp plus maps. Dated 1907. Minor cover wear, generally good. - Sold for £135 to bidder number 4743

Lot 36 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. Covers detached, front end page missing. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143

Lot 37 RAILWAY CHRONICLE "Travelling Charts" for the London - Brighton route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, folding into illustrated paperback covers. Circa 1850s. Cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1063

Lot 38 IRISH RAILWAY CHARTS travelling chart for the Dublin - Killarney route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, folding into illustrated paperback covers. Circa 1850s. Cover loose. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1293

Lot 39 Select Committee report on the proposed ST.GEORGE'S HARBOUR AND RAILWAY COMPANY in North Wales. 53pp plus fold out plan and illustration. Dated 1836. Bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 40 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 £90 to bidder number 864

Lot 41 LNWR certificate as issued to members of staff who worked through labour troubles in August 1911. Yellow, blue and gold coloured ornate design, 10" x 7", good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384

Lot 42 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 1902. Covers, especially spine, rubbed. - Sold for £640 to bidder number 1644

Lot 43 GWR "Supplementary Rate Book" from Blackthorn Station. Large ledger type book dated 1913. Plus various connected and unconnected paperwork items from various dates. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 44 GWR publication "General Strike May 1926". Paperback, 144pp analysis of the situation. Some marking to covers otherwise OK. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644

Lot 45 GWR 1926 General Strike Bulletin. 14 typescript pages reproduced from the original copies. Faults to edges of covers and spine. - This item was not sold.

Lot 46 GWR foolscap sized, leather trimmed hardback book "Diagrams of Special Wagons". 40pp dated July 1939. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 3451

Lot 47 GWR "Maximum Loads of Engines". Blue clothbound covers, 68pp dated November 1908. Covers very worn. Plus small quantity of Stockton & Darlington Railway waybills and four LMS maps ex official publication. (Qty) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 459

Lot 48 GWR 2pp circular dated May 1911 "Opening of Lampeter and Aberayron Light Railway". Acknowledgement slip absent. Small scuff on rear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1297

Lot 49 GWR. Approx 80 general instructions circulars from 1940. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 384

Lot 50 GCR foolscap sized ledger type book "Lines Owned, Jointly Owned, Leased or Worked and Running Powers Arrangements". 66pp listing the sections, agreement dates, etc. Dated 1913. Part leather bound hardback book, spine worn, contents OK. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7309

Lot 51 GER smaller sized hardback book "Carriage Stock" containing 200+pp with hand written details. Circa 1890s. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 1122

Lot 52 NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements dated 1899. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812

Lot 53 HARDBACK BOOK "NER List of Engines". Large sized ledger type book with leather bound covers and title in gold on front. 50pp internal publication listing engines, costs and principal renewals. Dated 1920. Covers rubbed, contents OK. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1250

Lot 54 NER Hartlepool Docks "Specification and Conditions of Contract for the Construction and Erection of Two Pairs of Dock Gates for the New West Entrance at West Hartlepool". Foolscap sized, 54pp dated 1910. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 632

Lot 55 MIDLAND RAILWAY hardback booklet "List of Telegraph Stations". 77pp dated 1912. Bindings loose, some cover wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 56 LMS foolscap sized booklet "List of Collieries on the LMS including Proprietors and Postal Addresses also Maps Shewing Position of Collieries". 15pp plus 15 maps, dated July 1937. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1644

Lot 57 LMS report on comparative tests on the Midland Division (Carlisle & Leeds) between Prince of Wales loco, compound engine and loco No.998 between December 1923 and January 1924. Cloth covers, 15 typescript pages plus diagrams. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 246

Lot 58 HIGHLAND RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Large format document, 64pp dated November 1889. Gives names of landowners etc affected by the building of lines including Black Isle Railway, branch to Fort George, extension of Burghead Railway. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3875

Lot 59 HIGHLAND RAILWAY published booklet "List of Shareholders of the Highland Railway as at 1st December 1883". Card covers (creased), 123pp, some foxing. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 4812

Lot 60 HIGHLAND RAILWAY goods department book of rules and regulation. Clothbound hardback covers with title on label on front, 39pp dated 1878. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3875

Lot 61 Catalogue for the Dismantlement Sale of the LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY at Pilton Depot, Barnstaple in November 1935. Paperback, 19pp, rusty staples removed. Plus trimmed down copy of title page from catalogue. (2) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451

Lot 62 GNR Royal Train notice No.18001a re train for the King from Ollerton (LD&EC) to Ballater on 14th September 1903. Foolscap sized, green paper, 6pp. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1950

Lot 63 GNR Royal Train notice No.19884a re train for the King from Ollerton (LD&EC) to Edinburgh on 17th September 1905. Foolscap sized, blue print, 6pp, creased. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1645

Lot 64 GNR Royal Train notice No.20141a re train for the Queen from Wolferton to Worksop on 11th December 1905. Foolscap sized, green paper, 6pp, folded and worn/grubby. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1645

Lot 65 LSWR Royal Train notice No.130 re special traffic in connection with the funeral procession of Queen Victoria on 2nd - 4th February 1901. 17pp, lilac coloured print, damage and loss to rear page where removed from album. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1172

Lot 66 LSWR Royal Train notice No.136 re special train conveying the late Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and the German Emperor from Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport to Havant Junction en route to Victoria station on 2nd February 1901. 6pp, printed on lilac coloured paper, scuffs to rear page where removed from album. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 572

Lot 67 LBSCR Royal Train timetable for King Edward VII and suite from Singleton to Victoria on 24th November 1906. Blue and gold print with ornate border and royal coat of arms, 1pp, folded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1950

Lot 68 BR(W) Royal Train notice No.10 re train from Paddington to Windsor & Eton Central in connection with the funeral of King George VI on 15th February 1952. 7pp, lilac coloured print, creased and worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384

Lot 69 BR(S) Royal Train notice re train for the King and Queen from Waterloo to Southampton Old Docks and return on 28th July 1948. Blue print, 9pp proof copy. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Lot 70 MASKELYNE J.N. "Locomotives I Have Known". Hardback with dust jacket (worn), 133pp published by Percival Marshall in 1959. Plus follow up volume of further locomotives published in 1962. Jacket also worn/faults. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2708

Lot 71 OPC published hardback book "A Century of Railways". 96pp published 1996. - This item was not sold.

Lot 72 SMITHSON A. & P. "The Euston Arch and the growth of the LMS". Large sized, landscape format, 80pp published by Thames and Hudson in 1968. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 864

Lot 73 J.MEAD published "Rambles in Kent" produced in association with the SER. Clothbound hardback covers, 192pp plus plates (some detached), published circa 1860s. Wear to covers, bindings loose. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 249

Lot 74 H.L'ESTRANGE EWEN. "No.2 Priced Catalogue of the Railway Letter Stamps of the United Kingdom 1891 - 1904". Paperback, 55pp, illustrated, published 1904. Small loss from rear cover. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3451

Lot 75 BEMROSE & SONS published "LBSCR Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, yellow and black illustrated paperback covers. 44pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1875. Covers worn, rear detached. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743

Lot 76 HARDBACK BOOK "Railways of England". Pocket sized, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 126pp plus fold out map, published by Grattan in 1839. End papers replaced, restoration to spine. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743

Lot 77 HMSO published "Report to the Lord of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1851". 336pp in blue paperback covers. Spine poor. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1291

Lot 78 HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways for the year 1849". 305pp in blue paperback covers. Spine very poor. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1291

Lot 79 HMSO published "Report to the Lord of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1859". 150pp in blue paperback covers. Spine poor. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1291

Lot 80 HMSO published "Report to the Lord of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1853". 200pp in blue paperback covers. Spine poor. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1291

Lot 81 BOUND VOLUME of evidence of the Royal Commission on Railway Accidents. 1000+pp in modern hardback covers. Dated 1877. Very heavy and large tome. - Sold for £520 to bidder number 3771

Lot 82 SOUTH INDIAN RAILWAYS illustrated guide. Hardback with decorative covers, 326pp plus plates and map in end pocket. Circa 1920s. Spine faded otherwise good. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 881

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 57.

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