Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 188P, Closing Date: 13 February 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 36 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1895. Hardback covers with title on front. 412pp plus adverts, covers very worn/poor, contents OK. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4743

Lot 37 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 9th edition dated 1881. Hardback, clothbound covers, 568pp, covers worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 459

Lot 38 SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE issue No.4 from volume 1. Illustrated paperback covers, 20pp dated July 1915. Some foxing. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3511

Lot 39 HARDBACK BOOK "Tourist's Guide to Suffolk" by J.E. Taylor. 180pp including adverts plus fold out map. Published by Edward Stanford in 1887. Describes railway, river and road excursions. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3068

Lot 40 MOGG E "Pocket Itinerary of the Direct and Cross Roads of England & Wales, etc". Illustrated card covers, 400+pp plus fold-out map (torn). Dated 1826. Spine taped, good for age. - This item was not sold.

Lot 41 RAILWAY NEWS published booklets "Records of Railway Interests in the War - Parts 2, 3 and 4". Each 88 - 118pp account of the war effort published during the war years. Minor cover wear. (3) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644

Lot 42 OLDHAM W. "A Guide to Private Siding Problems, Railway Rates and Charges". Hardback, 90pp published by Industrial Transport Publications in 1930. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122

Lot 43 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 356pp plus adverts, 41st edition published by LPC circa 1940. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2746

Lot 44 MIDLAND RAILWAY bound volume of "Engineer's Report on the Private Bills in Parliament. Session 1910". Foolscap sized, hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front. 112pp including plans and diagrams. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 271

Lot 45 L&YR bound volume of the proceedings of the 1912-13 sessions of the "Horwich Railway Mechanics' Institute Engineering and Scientific Club". 100+pp in clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms on front. Plus similar for the 1913-14 and 1914-16 sessions. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 46 L&YR "Passenger Train Time Book" from Birkdale station. 100+ pages listing train times in and out of the station, dated 1867. Bound into modern hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3937

Lot 47 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY bound volume of contracts and specifications for various works in and around Glasgow Central station. 60+ pages including detailed costings in part leather bound, foolscap sized, hardback covers. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1183

Lot 48 CALEDONIAN CANAL. Bound report of the commissioners into the building of the canal. Foolscap sized, part leather bound hardback covers, 77pp published 1804. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2686

Lot 49 BOARD OF TRADE "Returns of Accidents and Casualties" during the year ending December 1896. Foolscap sized, 196pp, faults to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291

Lot 50 SR large sized book of plans of "Standard Railway Equipment - Permanent Way". Paperback covers containing around 50 pages of plans showing track arrangements and equipment. Dated 1928. Folded, edge wear, well used condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 3451

Lot 51 LMS Chief Operating Manager's Office booklet "Toton Down Sidings - Modernisation of the Hump Area, Introduction of Railway operation and Centralised Point Operation". Card covers, 8pp plus diagram, dated May 1939. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4736

Lot 52 GWR notice No.91 "Regulations for Working New Potato and Market Traffic from West Cornwall - season 1900". 14pp, very rusty staples. Plus six GWR wagon labels "Fish - Perishable Immediate from St.Ives". Unused. Plus a quantity of time book amendment sheets and associated memos from 1907. (Qty) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 53 GWR report "The Future of Paddington Station". Foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers containing 52 typescript pages plus several fold out diagrams and plans. In depth analysis of the potential development and the benefits. Dated July 1928. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1154

Lot 54 GWR large ledger type hardback book "Register of Staff". 400pp with handwritten details of staff including name, station, rank, salary, cautions and fines. Covers the period from 1920s to 60s. Appears to cover staff in the Devon and Cornwall area. Covers very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 3451

Lot 55 Twenty GWR single page signalling notices from the 1930s and 40s. Various locations, minor faults to a few. (20) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 806

Lot 56 GWR Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, Swindon, internal report "The Running of 4-wheeled Vehicles in Fast Trains - Mathematical Investigation into the causes of derailment". Card covers, 40+ typescript pages and diagrams. Dated July 1944. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2583

Lot 57 GWR hardback booklet "Regulations for the Guidance of the Staff of the Office of the Superintendent of the Line". 18pp dated February 1926. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1133

Lot 58 GWR circular No.3011 re alterations in names of stations, listing stations in South Wales, company ownership and new names. 1pp dated September 1926. Some marking, large tear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 829

Lot 59 LNER large sized landscape format book "Tank Engine Diagrams". 50+ diagrams in hardback, clothbound covers, dated 1944 with later additions and corrections. Covers very poor. Plus similar "Tender Engine Diagrams". Also with worn covers. (2) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1133

Lot 60 LNER spring binder containing minutes of the meetings of the passenger train sub-committee mostly dealing with ECML workings. 30+ typescript pages, dated 1936. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1172

Lot 61 LNWR "Arrangement of Carriages" notice for the Prince of Wales's train from Portsmouth Dock Yard to Ballater on 14th and 15th September 1898. Shows small illustration of loco and coaches. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7595

Lot 62 GWR & GCR joint timetable for train for HM King and suite from Paddington to Shrewsbury on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, 4pp, edge wear and creasing. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7595

Lot 63 LNER "Diagram of Royal Train". Cloth covers containing fold out diagram on linen showing general arrangement drawings of the eight carriages of the royal train. Dated 1928. Slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451

Lot 64 LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Bay Horse to Ballater on August 26th 1927. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details, timetable and diagram of coach arrangements. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1950

Lot 65 GWR notice No.112 of a Royal Train from Paddington to Evesham, October 28th 1910. 5pp, foolscap sized, horizontal fold. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7595

Lot 66 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.400 re train from Waterloo to Winchfield and Hook to Waterloo on 15th July 1953. 5pp. Plus 3 typescript page engine workings for the train. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4691

Lot 67 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.491 re train from Victoria to Tattenham Corner on 25th May 1955. 4pp. Plus 2 typescript page engine workings for the train. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1172

Lot 68 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.284 re train from Victoria to Margate and return on 6th July 1951. 4pp. Plus plan of Margate station showing location of red carpet, typescript engine workings for the train and detailed arrangements for the royal visitor. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 7595

Lot 69 BR(W) report of the funeral of King George VI at Windsor on 15th February 1952. Foolscap sized, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 37 typescript pages plus official photos, fold out diagrams and royal train notice. In depth report by the Operating Superintendent's Office. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 1172

Lot 70 MAIN LINE STEAM TRUST booklet of coloured reproductions of plans of the Great Central Railway from Loughborough - Leicester including Nottingham Victoria station. 10pp of plans in paperback covers, 16" x 18". Limited edition of 250 of which this is number 187. Published in 1976. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451

Lot 71 PAKISTAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAY specification for locos, tenders and spares for metre gauge 4-6-2 type YB class locos. Card covers, 43 typescript pages, dated July 1949. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 925

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 36.

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