Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1

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Lot 1 HARDBACK BOOK "Geology of the Hull & Barnsley Railway" by E.C. Cole. 60pp plus plates privately published by MC Peck & Sons in 1886. Slight rubbing to edges of covers otherwise good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 414

Lot 2 BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front , 46pp dated 1848. No map. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799

Lot 3 BRADSHAW'S "Itinerary of Great Britain". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 172pp plus map in rear pocket, lists places in Britain and their railway connections. Dated 1876. Covers a little worn but generally good for age. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 4743

Lot 4 BRADSHAW'S "Table of the Gradients to Bradshaw's Map of the Railways of Great Britain". Shows lengths, levels and gradients of all the principal railways. Cloth bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1839. Minor cover wear, good for age. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 3771

Lot 5 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. Good condition. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3451

Lot 6 STEEL WILFRED L "The History of the LNWR". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 502pp, published by Railway & Travel Monthly in 1914. Marking to edge of covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 864

Lot 7 HARDBACK BOOK "The Story of McAlpine Steam Locomotives 1869-1965 with list of contracts" by JB Latham. 310pp, no dust jacket, published by the author in 1993. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2617

Lot 8 WAYNER R.J. "Pullman and Private Car Pictorial". Softback covers, 100+ photo illustrated pages showing Pullman Cars and other railway carriages in America. Published by the author in the 1970s. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451

Lot 9 SEKON GA: "A History of The Great Western Railway being the Story of the Broad Gauge". Hardback, 373pp published by Digby, Long & Co. in 1895. Annotations to front end page, slight cover wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799

Lot 10 WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. Rebound into modern covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3068

Lot 11 TWO VOLUME SET "Railway Machinery: A Treatise on The Mechanical Engineering of Railways Etc". by Daniel Kinnear Clark. Vol. 1 (the text) and vol. 2 (plates) in large sized, later red clothbound hardback covers. Second edition published by Blackie & Son circa 1861. A little worm damage to bottom corner of some plates. Some foxing. (2) - Sold for £380 to bidder number 246

Lot 12 TREDGOLD: "The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive Engines". Large volume with many plates, published 1850 by John Weale. Restoration to spine, some foxing to plates. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 7695

Lot 13 HARDBACK BOOK "Locomotive Running Shed Practice" by HC Webster. 222pp published by OUP in 1947. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2677

Lot 14 NER. Bound volume of the North Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.1 1911 in official red bindings with loco illustration on front. Minor wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 632

Lot 15 NER. Two bound volumes of the North Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.5 1915 in official red bindings with loco illustration on front and Vol.12 1922 in unofficial bindings. Some wear to covers. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 353

Lot 16 TEBBUTT'S "Guide to the North Midland, Midland Counties and London & Birmingham Railways". Green card covers, 122pp plus fold out map and timetable, published 1841. Some wear to covers, contents good condition. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743

Lot 17 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 202pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1830s. Covers bumped, contents loose. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4743

Lot 18 WYLD'S "South Western London And Southampton Railway Guide" circa 1840s. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp plus fold out map. Covers faded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4738

Lot 19 WYLD'S "Great Western, Cheltenham and Great Western and Bristol and Exeter Railway" guide dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Faults to covers and contents, bindings loose. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3752

Lot 20 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 147pp plus plates, adverts and fold-out map, second edition dated September 1838. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743

Lot 21 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, 172pp, no map, second edition published 1837. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799

Lot 22 COGHLAN'S "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion on a journey from London to Birmingham". Pocket sized, green card covers, 106pp published by Baily in 1838. Spine poor, contents loose. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799

Lot 23 HARDBACK BOOK "Steam" published by Babcock & Wilcox Co. in 1907. 182pp relating the generation and use of steam with particular reference to company products. Sixth British edition, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 24 HARDBACK BOOK "Facts and Figures principally relating to Railways and Commerce" by Samuel Salt. 152pp published by Bradshaw and Blacklock in 1848. Covers faded and a little worn, contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 7309

Lot 25 DENDY MARSHALL CF: "A History of British Railways Down to the Year 1830". Hardback with dust jacket, 246pp published by OUP in 1938. Wear to dust jacket. Some foxing. Paul Edwards library label inside cover. Plus Locomotive Magazine Souvenir Issue No.26 Spanish edition containing 32 black and white plates showing Superheater company products. Circa 1912. Wear to covers. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1154

Lot 26 CLAY CROSS COMPANY LTD published hardback book "A Hundred Years of Enterprise" produced to celebrate the centenary of the company in 1937. 52pp, illustrated history of a company with strong railway connections. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 246

Lot 27 LEE C. E. "The Evolution of Railways". Hardback, 64pp, published by The Railway Gazette in 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 28 LEE C. E. "Narrow-Gauge Railways in North Wales". Hardback, 136pp, published by The Railway Publishing Co in 1945. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154

Lot 29 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The South Wales and Bristol Direct Railway" by William Biggar. 16pp reprint of an article in the Contractors' Chronicle published 1898. Covers worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451

Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 29.

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