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Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 30 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1885. Paperback edition with illustrated covers showing locations on the railway, 372pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Covers worn, bindings very loose. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3451
Lot 31 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing St.Pancras station, 464pp plus fold-out maps. Covers very worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 843
Lot 32 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1873. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 544pp plus fold out map (torn). - Sold for £85 to bidder number 7309
Lot 33 SENTINEL WAGGON WORKS publication "A National Matter" by S.E. Alley. Dusty card covers, 32pp. Booklet arguing for more frequent train services. Published May 1932. Very rusty staples. - This item was not sold.
Lot 34 HARDBACK BOOK "Compound and Superheating in Horwich Locomotives" by George Hughes. 108pp paper dated March 1910, bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 321
Lot 35 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GWR. Yellow paperback covers with illustration of Paddington station on front. 32pp, undated, covers detached. Plus similar GNR edition showing King's Cross on cover. 32pp plus adverts, dated 1879. Spine poor, cover detached. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 36 BOUND paper No.473 "Locomotive Frames" by ES Cox dated 1947. 118pp bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 321
Lot 37 BOUND paper No.3023 "Evolution of the Locomotive Engine" by William Prime Marshall dated 1898. 74pp plus fold out diagram, bound into modern hardback covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 38 SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY. "A Memorandum on the Southwold Railway addressed to the Minister of War Transport". 16pp confidential report containing suggestions for the re-opening of the railway to help the war effort. Produced by Ronald Shepherd - Light Railway Engineer. Dated September 1941. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3068
Lot 39 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Los Caminos De Hierro Todo Los Tipos De Locomotoras". 48pp detailing loco types. Published in Madrid circa 1950s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 LNWR. Leather bound hardback book "Epitome of Special Acts affecting the London & North Western Railway 1895 to 1899". 600+pp, covers rubbed, spine and end pages replaced. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1426
Lot 41 LNWR Crewe Chief Mechanical Engineer's Drawing Office diagram of a 5 ton pillar crane. Part coloured on linen backed paper, approx 36" x 24", dated 1894. Folded and dusty. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3451
Lot 42 LNW & L&Y Joint 10" x 7" thick card notice "Shunting Horn Code Huddersfield No.1 Box" listing the codes in use. Plus similar for Huddersfield No.2 Box. Both dated January 1920. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4913
Lot 43 PULLMAN CAR COMPANY director's report and statement of accounts for year ending 30th September 1953. Photo illustrated paperback covers showing Queen and Prince Phillip at Odiham station. 8pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 44 FISHGUARD & ROSSLARE RAILWAYS & HARBOURS large size "Certificate as to Closing of Sufferance Road". Plus similar issues from GWR, LNW & GWR, GW & Midland. Also similar GWR "Challenge Certificate" on salmon coloured paper. All unused. (5) - This item was not sold.
Lot 45 HOMELAND REFERENCE BOOKS published guide book "Where to Stay in the West Country - volume 1 L&SWR Section". Coloured pictorial hardback covers, 158pp plus plates and fold out map, first edition dated 1908. Complete with poor dust jacket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 46 INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS published paperback booklet "Abstract of the Discussion at the Institution of Civil Engineers, Westminster on the Gauge of the Indian Railways February and March 1873". 36pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799
Lot 47 GER (Blackwall Line) paperback booklet "Tyer's Electric Telegraph Train Signal Regulations". 11pp dated August 1869. Covers grubby. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 911
Lot 48 MANCHESTER & LEEDS RAILWAY ledger type hardback book "Locomotive Department Stock Book". 40+ hand written pages listing locos & builders, equipment, price and date of purchase, etc. Good condition for age. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 3937
Lot 49 BARRY RAILWAY COMPANY publication "Description of Undertaking 1906". Hardback, 17pp description and history plus fold out diagrams of the docks and map of area. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4738
Lot 50 L&YR booklet "List of Towns & Places from and to which the L&YR Convey Traffic by Goods Trains etc from or to their Leeds Station". Hardback 71pp, dated 1884. Wear and staining to covers, contents OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 51 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Passenger Engines & Tenders - 10 built by Neilson & Co". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 20 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 833 to 842. Dated 1884. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3937
Lot 52 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Goods Engine & Tender - 20 built by Vulcan Foundry Co". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 20 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 793 to 812. Dated 1883. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 3937
Lot 53 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Express Bogie Passenger Engine & Tender - 30 built by Beyer Peacock & Co Ltd". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 26 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 978 to 1007. Dated 1888 - 89. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3937
Lot 54 L&YR book of block telegraph and electric train tablet regulations etc. Green, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 210pp, tipped in amendments, dated 1919. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3937
Lot 55 NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY booklet "Methil Harbour and Docks - Particulars with Plan and Map". Paperback, 27pp, dated 1913. Unfortunately, no map or plan. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 820
Lot 56 CLC rule book type publication "Accountant's Questions and Instructions". Leather bound covers with company title in gold on front, 26pp, undated. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 865
Lot 57 HULL AND BARNSLEY RAILWAY "Regulations for Train Signalling by Electric Lock & Block System on Double Lines of Railway appendix VII". Yellow card covers, 24pp dated May 1914. Rusty staples. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4283
Lot 58 MIDLAND RAILWAY account book for the issue of card tickets for dogs at Stoke Works Station, dated 1899 onwards. Hardback covers, good used condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 356
Lot 59 LSWR large sized book of fares. Two hand written pages for stations beginning with the letter A or B. Plus Railway Passenger Assurance Company rule book type booklet of instructions to station agents. 62pp dated 1893. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 60 LT&SR booklet of agreements between the company and the East and West India Dock Company, London and India Docks Joint Committee and the London and India Docks Company. Card covers, 42pp dated May 1908. Cover wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 911
Lot 61 GCR foolscap sized 8pp document "List of Railways and Canals of which the GCR are owners or in which they are interested; also steamboat powers". Produced for the 1909 parliamentary session. Covers dusty. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 225
Lot 62 GNR foolscap sized, leather bound hardback book "Diagrams of Special Wagons". 34pp dated August 1913. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250
Lot 63 GW & GCR Royal Train notice No.75 re train from Shrewsbury to Paddington via Ashendon and Aynho Line and GW and GC joint line on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, pink paper, 6pp. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 216
Lot 64 SR Royal Train timetable of "The Special Train Conveying His Majesty King George V and the Prince of Wales and Prince George and suites" from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on July 15th 1932. 4pp thin card lettered in blue with gold border, opening to show map of route. VGC. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1950
Lot 65 BR(E & NE) booklet "Royal Train". Card covers containing fold out diagram on linen showing general arrangement drawings of the nine carriages of the royal train. Dated 1955. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4739
Lot 66 BR 1pp thin card timetable for a Royal train from Wolferton to King's Cross on February 9th 1953. BR lion over wheel coat of arms in gold at top. VGC. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409
Lot 67 GWR Royal Train notice No.15 re train from Paddington to Yeovil, Yatton, Cardiff, etc on 6th to 10th February 1940. 36pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 68 LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Ballater to Euston on September 29th 1932. 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 £110 to bidder number 1172
Lot 69 BR(W) London District notice No.8 re special arrangements in connection with the funeral of King George VI, February 15th 1952. Purple coloured print, 24pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2004
Lot 70 LNER booklet "Immingham Dock Quays and Jetties. Charges and Regulations". Orange paperback covers, 45pp plus fold out map, dated January 1939. - This item was not sold.
Lot 71 LNER Passenger Manager's four page report on the proposed Channel Tunnel and the impact on the services of the LNER and their connection via other railways to the proposed south of England crossing point. Dated 1929. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4812
Lot 72 LNER report on the proposed electrification of a portion of the Great Eastern suburban lines. Foolscap sized, card covers, 28 typescript pages, dated 1931. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409
Lot 73 FILE of correspondence relating to discussions between the GER & LNER and the Pullman Car Company re agreements between the companies. Dated 1919 - 37. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1122
Lot 74 FILE of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the renewal of the agreement between the companies. Dated 1937. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1122
Lot 75 FILE of correspondence between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the Leicester Mercury's day excursion to Belgium in 1935. - This item was not sold.
Lot 76 FOLDER containing approx 70 NER and LNER arrangement diagrams of company carriages. Pencil annotations to some. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1972
Lot 77 GWR. Six items relating to the re-opening of the Great Alne and Alcester line including handbill, notice No.195, copy of letter and several related newspaper cuttings. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2920
Lot 78 GWR large sized bound volume of director's reports and accounts covering the period between 1927 and 1940. 200+pp in hardback covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812
Lot 79 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Salisbury to Cardiff on June 13th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in June 1939. (6) - This item was not sold.
Lot 80 GWR guard's "Passenger Train Journal" for a Paddington to Penzance train on February 24th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including carriage and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in 1939. (6) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258
Lot 81 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Plymouth Docks to Crewe on June 2nd 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in June 1939. (6) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258
Lot 82 GWR CME's Office hardback book "Standard Lifting Tackle" containing 15 pages of illustrations of lifting equipment. One page detached, some staining, well used. - This item was not sold.
Lot 83 GWR CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 1935. Three documents, commemorative luncheon menu, Bristol University, 4pp with list of attendees, programme of arrangements for special train from Paddington to Bristol, 1pp and menu for commemorative banquet in London at Grosvenor House, 4pp. All printed on card. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4743
Lot 84 GWR contract document for widening of the line between Tresulgan and Coldrenick Viaduct and construction of Treviddo Viaduct. 22pp dated 1895, issued from Engineer's Office, Paddington. Plus the 7pp tender document dated 1895. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 85 GWR. Smaller sized book of 200+ diagrams of coaching stock and freight vehicles. No front cover, somewhat amateur bindings. Undated. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 1258
Lot 86 GWR Locomotive Department large sized file of pages for recording "Particulars of Shed and other Accommodation for Running Engines". 100+ part printed, part hand written sheets, one per location. Lists facilities, some with plans of sheds. Appears 1920s. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1085
Lot 87 GWR plan of the water tank at Stourbridge Steam Shed. Coloured, 36" x 30" on linen, dated 1870. Folded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451
Lot 88 LMS hanging calendar. Four pages on card backing, each showing dates from three months of 1925 and with colour illustration of company posters Carlisle (Greiffenhagen), British Industries - Steel (Richard Jack), Conway (David Murray), Grangemouth Docks (Norman Wilkinson). VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 353
Lot 89 LMS card folder "Diagrams of Three Car Diesel Articulated Unit" containing several fold out diagrams of the unit. Plus similar folder "Description of Three Car Diesel Articulated Unit" containing six typescript pages of information and fifteen pages of official B&W photos of the unit and its construction. Staples removed. Dated 1938. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3451
Lot 90 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY drawing on linen of company passenger coach as constructed by Brown, Marshalls & Co, Birmingham. Approx 36" x 24", dated 1892. Folded. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3451
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 61.
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