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Sale 179P, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 19 CASSELL published booklet "The London, Chatham and Dover Railway". Paperback, 38pp plus adverts, published 1897. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249
Lot 20 CASSELL'S official guide to the SE&CR. Red clothbound hardback illustrated covers showing Canterbury Cathedral. 434pp plus adverts and many fold-out maps, 7th edition dated 1909. Bindings a little loose but generally good. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796
Lot 21 ROBINSON'S "Railway Directory containing the Names of Directors of all the principal railways in Great Britain". Pocket sized, blue paperback covers, 36pp, dated 1841. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3771
Lot 22 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1879. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 631pp plus fold out maps. Covers very worn, bindings loose. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7318
Lot 23 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1894. Maroon leather-bound hardback covers, with title in gold on front and spine, 695pp plus maps. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1871
Lot 24 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1903. Maroon leather-bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 683pp plus maps. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4176
Lot 25 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GER. Yellow paperback covers with illustration of Liverpool St station on front. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1879. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143
Lot 26 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1872. Hardback covers with title on front. 164pp, covers very worn/poor, contents OK. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 7318
Lot 27 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1900. Hardback covers with title in gold on front. 500+pp, covers very worn/poor, contents OK. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 7318
Lot 28 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1938. 654pp, red hardback covers poor, bindings loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 29 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 19th edition dated 1938. Hardback, clothbound covers, 724pp, covers worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 30 HMSO published "Reports of the Inspecting Officers of the Railway Department to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade upon Certain Accidents which have occurred on the railways during the months of January and February 1857". 10pp. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3771
Lot 31 HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways for the year 1848 part 2". 219pp in blue paperback covers. Spine missing. - Sold for £200 to bidder number 1291
Lot 32 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 1856". 113pp in blue paperback covers. Spine faults. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1291
Lot 33 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 1857". 146pp in blue paperback covers. Some cover wear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1291
Lot 34 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 1852". 351pp in blue paperback covers. Spine missing. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1291
Lot 35 HMSO published "Reports of the Inspecting Officers of the Railway Department to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade upon Certain Accidents which have occurred on the Railways during the months of August - December 1855". 66pp. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3771
Lot 36 LSWR & LBSCR Royal Train notice re funeral train for Queen Victoria accompanied by King Edward VII on 2nd February 1901. 4pp, lilac coloured print, small newspaper cutting attached to front. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1950
Lot 37 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 £60 to bidder number 624
Lot 38 SR Royal Train notice No.P15 re train for the Duke of Gloucester, Prince of Wales and Duke of York from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria. 8pp dated March 1935. Folded. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 624
Lot 39 BR(W) Royal Train notice No.20 re train from Windsor & Eton Central to Bristol on 16th & 17th April 1956. 13pp. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1258
Lot 40 BR(W) Royal Train notice No.50 re various trains to and from Cornwall on 7th - 9th May 1956. 35pp. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1314
Lot 41 Five BR(S) royal train notices: Portsmouth Harbour to Windsor & Eton Riverside 16th June 1953, Waterloo to Fort Brockhurst 21st November 1952, Waterloo to Southampton Docks 20th October 1954, Portsmouth & Southsea 14th October 1954, Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour 15th June 1953. (5) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820
Lot 42 NER hardback book "Miscellaneous Standards". 43pp of photos and illustrations (some in colour) showing various lineside, station and office structures and signs detailing design and cost. Includes a colour section showing company enamel doorplates. Dated 1910. Front end title page missing and tape repair inside cover. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 887
Lot 43 Four bound volumes of NER MAGAZINES volumes 1 - 4 dated 1911 - 1914. Official red bindings with title in gold on spine. Wear and faults to most. (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 44 NER leather bound hardback booklet "Mineral Statistics 1854 - 1925". 113pp, covers rubbed, annotated amendments. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4812
Lot 45 Three MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD AND LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY small poster type "Table of Passenger Fares from Sheffield Victoria Station" covering up, down and branch services. Lists stations with space for writing in fares. Unused. (3) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 456
Lot 46 Fourteen CALEDONIAN RAILWAY foolscap sized documents relating to agreements, engineering works, correspondence, minutes, etc. Dated 1900s - 1910s. (14) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1608
Lot 47 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY notice No.1388 re new signals on the new Lanarkshire & Ayrshire Railway Extension between Cathcart and Newton. Smaller sized, 16pp, dated December 1903. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1183
Lot 48 LSWR Engine Diagrams. Small sized landscape format book containing 40+ general arrangement type drawings contained in modern hardback cloth covers. Lamination to some pages. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1972
Lot 49 Seven page typescript report from the general managers' of the GCR, GNR, GWR, LNWR, LSWR and MR to the Under Secretary of State for War on the "Provisioning of London in the Event of War". Discusses transport of goods from various ports. Dated August 1911. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1080
Lot 50 LNWR large sized certificate awarded for attendance to a course in geography and shorthand. Ornate border with coat of arms top centre. Dated 1920-21. Vertical fold and a little worn. Plus similar for a course in economics 1921-22. Very worn and grubby. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 51 SECR 12pp notice "Annual and Season Tickets". Lists rates to and from many stations. Dated August 1905. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143
Lot 52 L&YR landscape format ledger type book "Running Powers, Working Arrangements, Joint Lines, Steam Vessel Powers". Hardback covers with title in gold on front, 71pp dated 1912. Covers rubbed and very worn on corners, contents OK. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1644
Lot 53 L&YR hardback booklet "List of Locomotive Rolling Stock". 47pp dated 1918. Covers detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3572
Lot 54 L&YR specification document for work on the Liverpool Loop Line. Foolscap sized, 22pp in leather bound covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1883. Covers worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3937
Lot 55 L&YR specification document for work on the deviation of the line at Waterloo. Foolscap sized, 28pp in leather bound covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1879. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3937
Lot 56 L&YR book of "Abstracts of Goods Received" from Birkdale station. 100+ pages dated 1863, bound into modern hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3937
Lot 57 L&YR ledger type foolscap sized leather bound book "Reports of Visits to American and Canadian Railroads 1901". Title and coat of arms in gold on front, 200+pp, spine faded otherwise good condition. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 3937
Lot 58 L&YR foolscap sized, softback booklet "Dates of Acts of Parliament for the various portions of the railway, length of line and dates of opening". 52pp plus fold out map, dated 1920. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3937
Lot 59 GNR Engineer's Department large sized book for recording reports on Locomotive Department building's roofs in the Derbyshire District. Card covers, 5pp, dated 1901. Folded, repairs to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 60 LEDGER type hardback book containing 600 pages of handwritten details listing Midland Railway locomotives. Shows loco types, dates and technical details. Possibly official. Covers poor, contents good condition. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 384
Lot 61 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ledger type bound volume of minutes of meetings of the signal & telegraph engineer's signals, statistical and surveyor's committees. Covers the period 1938 - 43. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4283
Lot 62 Six RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE specification documents for various freight rolling stocks. Each foolscap sized, 6 - 15pp dated 1910s & 20s. (6) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291
Lot 63 RCH COACHING ARRANGEMENTS BOOK dated 1899. Yellow, clothbound card covers, 261pp, many amendments added. Well used/poor condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812
Lot 64 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE book of regulations. 130pp dated January 1861. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 1581
Lot 65 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE published foolscap sized booklet "LMS Distances between Stations and Junctions South of Carlisle - volume 1 explanatory notes, sidings, etc". 59pp dated 1924. Disbound. - This item was not sold.
Lot 66 GWR ledger type hardback book "Junctions with Other Railways". Contains 400 pages of handwritten notes regarding the history, operation and costs of various junctions. Appears circa 1900s. Covers rubbed and worn, contents OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1085
Lot 67 GWR hardback spring binder "Standard Catalogue of Stock Headings". 80+ printed and typed pages listing parts and location within the company. Undated. - Sold for £380 to bidder number 1080
Lot 68 GWR hardback folder "W. Shop Grinding & Buffing Office Copy". Landscape format containing 20pp of information relating to cylinder arrangements, loco numbers, boiler codes, etc. Circa early 1950s. Good used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 69 GWR Carriage and Wagon Works hardback folder "Piecework Price Register". 150+ written and printed pages showing tasks and costs. Dated 1950. Good used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 70 GWR. Approx 25 general instructions circulars from 1932. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1154
Lot 71 GWR ledger type hardback book containing details of the selection process for the appointment of a Marine Superintendent for New Milford docks. 100+ pages of handwritten accounts of the candidates, interviews, short list and eventual selection of Captain Lecky. Dated 1882. Some cover wear, generally good condition. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1080
Lot 72 LNER binder containing a file of minutes and information from various departments on the development of high speed passenger services. Dated 1935 - 1937. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172
Lot 73 LNER booklet for the visit of inspection for "The 2000th Locomotive built at Doncaster Works, May 22nd 1946". Blue card covers, 20+ typescript pages plus photo of loco. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 855
Lot 74 LNER foolscap sized, hardback book "List of Lines with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them and Dates of Opening". 82pp, published 1926. A little wear to covers but OK. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1285
Lot 75 LNER folder of paperwork relating to altered timings of ordinary and excursion trains for the Silver Jubilee train. Most dated 1935. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172
Lot 76 LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. Several foolscap sized typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172
Lot 77 LNER ledger type hardback book for recording annual amounts of freight train receipts for all the stations in the King's Cross district. 100+pp dated 1938. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1644
Lot 78 LNER GE Section book of locomotive diagrams. Smaller sized, clothbound hardback covers containing 100+ pages of diagrams. Dated 1933. Some detached pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1972
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 60.
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