Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 184P, Closing Date: 17 October 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 42 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GER dated 1892. Red and yellow card covers showing landmarks. 404pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Spine missing causing covers to be detached. Bindings very loose. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1285

Lot 43 TUCK'S RAILWAY SHAREHOLDER'S MANUAL. Third edition dated 1845. Clothbound hardback covers with title on front, 118pp. Good condition. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4812

Lot 44 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1918. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 694pp plus fold out map. Bindings loose and repaired. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7318

Lot 45 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1922. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 686pp plus fold out maps. Covers detached. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7318

Lot 46 NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL souvenir book "Old & New Edinburgh". Maroon hardback, clothbound covers with coat of arms and title in black and gold on front. 90pp plus adverts. Produced for the opening of the hotel by the North British Railway in October 1902. Covers rubbed on corners, no map. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 652

Lot 47 LOCOMOTIVE MAGAZINE SOUVENIR ISSUE No.28 "Barclay Locomotives" containing 32 black and white plates showing company products. Circa 1912. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7318

Lot 48 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "General Statement of the Position and Projects of the Company 1845-46". 45pp plus fold out map, clothbound hardback book with title in gold on front, published by the company in 1845. Spine faded and a little worn. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2799

Lot 49 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "Supplementary Notice of Special Traffic" No.73 re special train for HRH Prince of Wales from Charing Cross to Dover on October 4th 1890. 1pp, foolscap sized, folded and with fold tears & wear. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 249

Lot 50 LEDGER type hardback book containing 229 pages of handwritten details listing Midland Railway locomotives. Shows loco types, dates and technical details. Possibly official. Covers poor, spine taped, contents good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 356

Lot 51 LT&SR publication "General Instructions Relating to Merchandise Traffic". Green, clothbound hardback covers with title stamped into front. 64pp dated July 1899. Cover wear, contents OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 356

Lot 52 LBSCR specification document for a six wheeled coupled goods engine and tender. Foolscap sized, blue paper, interleaved with plain paper showing many notes and amendments. Document annotated. Dated 1872. Plus 10pp general description document. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3732

Lot 53 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY Locomotive Department booklet "Valves and Pistons". Landscape format containing 8 diagrams of the various positions of pistons, etc. Plus 2pp of information dated 1896. Covers creased and very poor. Contents OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 321

Lot 54 GNR agreement between the SECR and the GNR re running over each others lines. Part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front. 28pp dated 1911. Covers very worn, spine missing, some damp staining. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644

Lot 55 LNWR. Leather bound hardback book "Epitome of Special Acts affecting the London & North Western Railway 1891 to 1894". 600+pp, covers rubbed, spine and end pages replaced. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1426

Lot 56 LNWR landscape format booklet "Wagon Stock 1903". Over 100 pages of diagrams in clothbound, hardback covers. Covers very poor and damp stained, bindings very loose, some detached pages. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4739

Lot 57 Six paperback booklets re LNWR Engines, many compiled and published by C.Williams. Includes "List of all Named Engines 1907", similar 1911, supplements etc. Some very worn/poor. (6) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143

Lot 58 NER internal document "Notes on the consolidation of the several ordinary stocks of the North Eastern Railway into one stock". 35 pages in hand written style, dated 1869. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812

Lot 59 NER ledger type hardback book "Circulars of a Permanent Character issued by the General Superintendent". 100+ circulars issued 1910s - 20s, laid to paper. Poor condition, no spine or rear cover. Plus similar Passenger Manager issued instructions. No spine, covers detached. Ex Stanhope and St.John's Wear Valley line. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4812

Lot 60 GN&GE JOINT COMMITTEE bound volume of minutes of officers' conferences. Foolscap sized, hardback covers, 200+pp covering the period from 1900 to 1902. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122

Lot 61 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY publication "Description of the Thompson-Houston Multiple Unit Control Equipment and the British Westinghouse Multiple Unit Pneumatic Control System". Card covers, 68pp dated July 1913. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4736

Lot 62 LNER foolscap size hardback book "List of Works (other than railways) With the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them". Blue clothbound covers, 113pp, dated 1930. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 63 LMS Northern Division landscape format booklet "Diagrams & Numbers of Locomotives". 132 blueprint type diagrams in clothbound covers with title in gold on front. Circa 1920s. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250

Lot 64 LMS SCHOOL OF TRANSPORT published reference book "Salesmanship". Hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 377pp published 1938. Plus similar "Passenger Station Working", "Cartage", "Goods Station Working". (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 65 LMS folder containing Midland Railway papers and diagrams illustrating a proposed idea to centralise management rather the decentralised system in operation. Dated 1918. - Sold for £320 to bidder number 271

Lot 66 LMS booklet "Reorganisation of the Motive Power Department". Maroon card covers, 27pp plus fold out diagrams, reprinted from Railway Gazette article in April 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 67 Ledger type, part leather bound volume of minutes of the evidence in the case involving sparks being thrown from a LSWR loco setting fire to stubble. Includes evidence from several loco engineers including Drummond. 150+pp dated 1901. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 68 Ledger type, part leather bound volume of evidence to the Royal Commission on automatic couplings. 400pp dated 1899. Some contemporary annotations. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1291

Lot 69 BOARD OF TRADE report on the schemes for extending railway communication in the south of Ireland. Foolscap sized, 8pp plus fold out map. Dated 1845. Spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7512

Lot 70 SR Naming Ceremony Brochure for "Merchant Navy" class loco "Elders & Fyffes" at Waterloo station on 5th July 1945. Pictorial 4pp leaflet showing photo view of loco on front. Opens to show details of the loco class with history of the shipping company on rear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1098

Lot 71 Seven GWR circulars and audit office notices relating to the issue of tickets. Dated 1860s & 70s. (7) - This item was not sold.

Lot 72 INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS programme for the visit to Crewe Works, June 1899. Brown print, 4pp with loco illustration on front. Opens to show map of works with programme of route for the visit on the rear. Folded, small edge tears. - This item was not sold.

Lot 73 FILE of correspondence between the LNER, SR and the Pullman Car Company re stock and operations. Dated 1933 - 1935. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3451

Lot 74 LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Perth to Euston on September 15th & 16th 1938. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details, royal train notice, timetable, route map and diagram of coach arrangements. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1172

Lot 75 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.10 re train for the President of the Ivory Coast from Southampton Docks to Victoria on 4th June 1962. 4pp, slight foxing. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 624

Lot 76 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.444 re train from Victoria to Tattenham Corner on 2nd and 4th June 1954 and Chessington South to Waterloo on 2nd June 1954. 6pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Lot 77 L&YR official booklet "List of Towns & Places from and to which the L&YR Convey Goods through their Liverpool Stations". Hardback with title in gold on front, 77pp plus maps (one poor), dated 1893. Fading to spine and edges of cover. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937

Lot 78 L&YR booklet "List of Towns & Places from and to which the L&YR Convey Goods from or to their Bradford Station". Hardback 110pp, dated 1877. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937

Lot 79 L&YR specification for a single screw steamship. Card covers, 57pp interspersed with blank pages, dated 1905. Heavily annotated and altered. Covers detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3572

Lot 80 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Engines and Tenders. 20 locomotives built by Kitson & Co. Leeds". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 40pp of lists and illustrations of parts of locomotive Nos. 863 - 882. Dated 1885. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1133

Lot 81 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Tank Engine. 40 locomotives built by Sharp Stewart & Co. Atlas Works Manchester". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 40pp of lists and illustrations of parts of locomotive Nos. 906-925, 14, 226, etc. Dated 1885/6. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3937

Lot 82 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Chief Mechanical Engineer's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Passenger Engine & Tender - 16 built by Vulcan Foundry Ltd". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 40pp of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 209, 219, 298, 300, 694, 698, 919-927. Dated 1887. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3937

Lot 83 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4494 Andrew K McCosh. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1937 and 1945. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1546

Lot 84 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4486 Merlin. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1936 and 1946. - Sold for £230 to bidder number 1546

Lot 85 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4484 Falcon. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1936 and 1945. - Sold for £310 to bidder number 855

Lot 86 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2560 Pretty Polly. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1924 and 1945. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1645

Lot 87 LNER Doncaster Works two part "Engine Repair" cards for A3 class loco 4475 Flying Fox. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1922 and 1945. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1645

Lot 88 LNER "Record of Locomotives" form for A3 class loco 60081 Shotover. Shows loco details and works overhauls between 1924 and 1950. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1797

Lot 89 LNER "Record of Locomotives" form for A3 class loco 60080 Dick Turpin. Shows loco details and works overhauls between 1925 and 1947. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1797

Lot 90 GWR typescript, part leather bound, hardback book "Lot 243 Engines 4-6-0 King Class". 28 pages showing the detailed breakdown of all the costs involved in the building of Swindon Works lot 243 consisting of 20 King class locos, numbers 6000 - 6019, between 1925 and 1928. Plus similar for lot 267 consisting of a further 10 King class locos, numbers 6020 - 6029, built between 1929 and 1930. (2) - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1797

Lot 91 GWR typescript, part leather bound, hardback book "Lot 254 Engines 4-6-0 Hall Class". 50 pages showing the detailed breakdown of all the costs involved in the building of Swindon Works lot 254 consisting of 80 Hall class locos, numbers 4901 - 4980, between 1927 and 1929. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1797

Lot 92 GWR typescript book "Lot 303 Engines 4-6-0 Castle Class". Card covers containing 50 pages showing the detailed breakdown of all the costs involved in the building of Swindon Works lot 303 consisting of 25 Castle class locos, numbers 5043 - 5067, between 1935 and 1937. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 1546

Lot 93 GWR typescript, part leather bound, hardback book "Lot 279 Engines 0-4-2T 4800 Class". 30 pages showing the detailed breakdown of all the costs involved in the building of Swindon Works lot 279 consisting of 50 48xx class locos between 1931 and 1934. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1154

Lot 94 GWR large folder "Pro Patria 1914 - 1918" opening to show large sepia coloured print of the GWR war memorial at Paddington station. Minor wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644

Lot 95 GWR small poster type notice "Working of Slip Coaches between London and the under mentioned stations" listing broad and narrow gauge trains. 13" x 8½" dated February 1872. Laid on card. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1644

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 54.

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