Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 184P, Closing Date: 17 October 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1

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Lot 1 TAIT AF: "Views of the Manchester & Leeds Railway". Large size part leather bound hardback book, 36pp including engravings. Published for the author by Bradshaw & Blacklock in 1845. A little wear to covers, end pages replaced, some foxing, generally good condition for age. A rare book. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 701

Lot 2 TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. Some fading to spines otherwise good condition. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 290

Lot 3 PRIESTLEY J. "Historical Account of Inland Navigation and Railroads of Great Britain". Hardback, 701pp plus index and fold out map, published by Longman in 1831. Good for age. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 2799

Lot 4 CHURTON E: "The Railroad Book of England". Hardback, 590pp published by the author in 1851. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 5 LECOUNT P: "A Practical Treatise on Railways". 422pp plus several fold out plates, published by Adam & Charles in 1839. Possibly later rebinding, Paul Edwards bookplate inside front cover. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1291

Lot 6 HARDBACK BOOK: "The Car Builder's Dictionary". 500+pp published by The Railroad Gazette in 1879. Later rebinding, covers poor. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 3451

Lot 7 DRUMMOND D. "Lectures on the Locomotive". Thick card covers, 243pp published by LPC in 1921. Some spine damage. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1608

Lot 8 MORTON & CO hardback book "Illustrated & Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England". Red clothbound covers with title in ornate gold design on front. 390pp Morton's guide to the major railway companies. Circa late 1880s. Cover wear, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 9 LEWIN H.G: "Early British Railways - a short history of their origin & development 1801-1844". Hardback, 202pp plus fold out maps, published by LPC in 1925. Some fading to covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1250

Lot 10 GASQUOINE CP: "The Story of The Cambrian". 157pp, published locally in 1922. Corners bumped. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2410

Lot 11 POTTER GWJ: "A History of the Whitby & Pickering Railway 1836 - 1906". Blue paperback covers, 81pp plus plates, published by LPC in 1906. Spine taped, covers a little faded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4128

Lot 12 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GNR, MR, MS&LR, etc. 800+pp in replacement hardback covers, dated 1861. Front end page missing, some wear and loose pages. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3953

Lot 13 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the London & South Western Railway. 144pp plus fold out map. Bound into contemporary hardback covers along with 176pp guide to the Crystal Palace dated 1858. Good condition. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 249

Lot 14 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the North Western, Lancaster & Carlisle, Edinburgh & Glasgow and Caledonian Railways. 800+pp in hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. Dated 1859. Covers restored. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3953

Lot 15 MEASOM'S Official Illustrated Guide to the Lancaster & Carlisle, North Western, Caledonian and Edinburgh & Glasgow railways. 800+pp dated 1859. Restoration to faded spine and covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 16 DENDY MARSHALL D.F: "Centenary History of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 192pp published by LPC in 1930. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1133

Lot 17 RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 9 dated 1846. 1000+pp in part leather bound hardback covers (rubbed). - Sold for £280 to bidder number 4812

Lot 18 HARDBACK BOOK "Railways, Steamers & Telegraphs" by George Dodd. 326pp, published by Chambers in 1867. Some fading and wear to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 19 HAMMOND R: "The Forth Bridge and It's Builders". Hardback, with dust jacket, 226pp published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1964. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3451

Lot 20 CHAKRA N: "Terence Cuneo - The Railway Painter of The Century". Hardback with dust jacket (no slipcase). 160pp published by New Cavendish Books in 1990. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3451

Lot 21 AHRONS EL "The British Steam Locomotive 1825-1925". Hardback, 391pp, published by LPC in 1927. - This item was not sold.

Lot 22 RAILWAY GAZETTE published booklet "The Scottish Railways: A Sketch of Their Growth and Recent Developments" by A Newlands. Card covers, 28pp published 1921. Faults to spine. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1608

Lot 23 FELLOWS RB: "History of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway". Hardback, 94pp published by Jennings in 1930. Spine faded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 249

Lot 24 MACNAB I. "A History and Description of the Isle of Man Railway". Hardback with dust jacket, 100pp published by Greenlake in 1945. Annotation inside front cover. - This item was not sold.

Lot 25 EDINBURGH AND GLASGOW JUNCTION RAILWAY published "Report of a Particular Survey of a Level of Line of Railway from the Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway by Cumbernauld to the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal and to Falkirk". Paperback, 28pp plus fold out map, dated 1830. Some cover wear, vertical fold. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799

Lot 26 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "A Report on the Cost and separate Advantages of a Ship Canal and of a Railway from Newcastle to Carlisle" published by the committee of enquiry in 1824. 21pp, spine taped, rear cover missing. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4812

Lot 27 INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONGRESS bound volume of paper by J.A.F.Aspinall "Express Locomotives". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front, 100+pp plus fold out diagrams and plates. Dated 1895. Edges rubbed. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246

Lot 28 ROSLING-BENNETT A "Historic Locomotives and Moving Accidents by Steam and Rail". Illustrated paperback covers, 15pp plus 10 plates by E.W. Twining, published by Cassell & Co in 1906. Bindings very loose, spine split, covers detached. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 246

Lot 29 RAILWAY CHRONICLE "Travelling Charts" for the Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, laid on linen and bound into hardback covers with title in gold on front. OS map of the area also bound in. Circa 1880s. Faults to covers. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743

Lot 30 Cassell published HARDBACK BOOK by the author of "British Railways" containing sections on the LBSCR, SER and LC&DR. 120pp in modern replacement clothbound covers, published 1897. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1143

Lot 31 PUNCH LIBRARY OF HUMOUR published "Mr. Punch's Railway Book". Hardback, 192pp, circa 1880s. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3771

Lot 32 LPC published hardback book "The Locomotives of the LBSCR 1903 - 1923" by Maskelyne. 156pp published 1928. Slight foxing, end pages replaced. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4128

Lot 33 HARDBACK BOOK: "Stokers and Pokers: Or, The LNWR and the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges". 224pp 5th edition published by John Murray in 1851. Good for age. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 34 WHITTAKER & CO published "Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway (Handbook of the West Cumberland Railways and the Lake District)" by John Linton. Hardback, 134pp plus fold out map, published 1852. Spine very poor, some damp staining, bindings very loose, tape repair to map. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 7318

Lot 35 ILLINOIS. Large sized, leather bound book "Illinois Central Railroad Company Fiftieth Anniversary 1851 - 1901" by HB Roper. 100+ pages and plates. Covers rubbed and faded around edges, owners name on label inside front cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451

Lot 36 WAYNER R.J. "Car Names and Consists". Softback covers, 204 typescript page guide to the names used on Pullman Cars and other railway carriages in America. Published by the author in 1963. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3451

Lot 37 Large size HARDBACK BOOK "Histoire de la Locomotion Terrestre les Chemins de Fer" by Charles Dollfus and Edgar de Geoffroy. 376pp fully illustrated quality publication detailing the chronological growth of the railways with some bias towards those of France. Text in French, published 1935. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4960

Lot 38 HARDBACK BOOK "The Railways of India" by Edward Davidson. 384pp plus fold out map, published by Spon in 1868. Slight wear to spine. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 881

Lot 39 HARDBACK BOOK "Indian Railways - One Hundred Years 1853-1953" by JN Sahni. 200pp published by the Ministry of Railways (India) in 1953. Dust jacket poor, corner wear to covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 246

Lot 40 HARDBACK BOOK "A Trip to the Land of Five Rivers via the North Western Railway". Illustrated clothbound covers, 73pp plus fold out map, published in Bombay in 1911. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 881

Lot 41 HARDBACK BOOK "Hundred Years of Pakistan Railway" by MBK Malik. 226pp published by the Ministry of Railways and Communications in 1962. Dust jacket poor. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 414

Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 41.

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