Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 198P, Closing Date: 11 September 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1

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Lot 1 HARDBACK BOOK "The Vulcan Locomotive Works 1830 - 1930". 122pp published by LPC in the 1930s. Covers rubbed, bindings loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 657

Lot 2 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Each A Glimpse" by Colin Gifford. Published by Ian Allan in 1970. Plus similar follow up album "and Gone Forever" published 1994. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 820

Lot 3 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. Fading to spines and slipcase, front end pages creased, slight wear. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 701

Lot 4 HARDBACK BOOK "Geology of the Hull & Barnsley Railway" by E.C. Cole. 60pp plus plates privately published by MC Peck & Sons in 1886. Some wear and rubbing to edge of covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 5 HARDBACK BOOK "Fifty Years on the London & North Western Railway" by David Stevenson. 153pp published by McCorquodale in 1891. Some wear to covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4743

Lot 6 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. Front end page loose, covers rubbed. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2799

Lot 7 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. Spine faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1291

Lot 8 HARDBACK BOOK "Two Essays in Early Locomotive History" by Dendy Marshall. 120pp published by LPC in 1928. Covers bumped. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1293

Lot 9 SMILES S: "The Life of George Stephenson". 546pp published by John Murray in 1857. Part leather bound hardback covers (rubbed on spine and corners). - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 10 SAM FAY "A Royal Road - Being The History of the LSWR". Hardback, 138pp published 1882. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3752

Lot 11 LEE C.E. "Early Railways in Surrey". Hardback, 40pp, published by The Railway Gazette in 1944. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3068

Lot 12 TWO VOLUME work "Calculs des Pont Metalliques" by Leber and Bricka. Clothbound hardback covers with illustration in gold on front showing train on bridge. 249 and 84pp, published in Paris in 1899. Text in French. Details mathematical formulae and calculations for the building of metal bridges. Covers a little rubbed, generally OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451

Lot 13 HARDBACK BOOK "London and North Western Locomotives" by Cotterell & Wilkinson. 130pp in modern replacement hardback covers. Published by The Holland Company in 1899. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2799

Lot 14 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. Covers worn and marked. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 459

Lot 15 RAILWAY GAZETTE publication "The Railways of Switzerland" issued in connection with the railway congress, Lucerne, June 1947. 64pp plus 88pp of adverts, bound into hardback covers. Small mark to covers, otherwise OK. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 16 EAST AFRICAN LITERATURE BUREAU published hardback book "Permanent Way. The Story of the Kenya and Uganda Railway" by MF Hill. Clothbound covers with illustrated dust jacket, 591pp 1976 reprint. Dust jacket very poor, covers bumped. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 453

Lot 17 INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS published paperback booklet "English and American Locomotives in Japan" by FH Trevithick. 14pp published 1896. - This item was not sold.

Lot 18 Catalogue for the exhibition of CUNEO paintings at the Mall Galleries, London in June 1988. Landscape format, green card covers with name in gold on front, 40+pp fully illustrated guide to the paintings in the exhibition. - This item was not sold.

Lot 19 BRADSHAW'S "Handbook to the Manufacturing Districts of Great Britain". Green, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 133pp plus plates, circa 1854. Covers Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 861

Lot 20 BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland" - Section 2: Wales and areas east of Bristol to East Anglia. Illustrated paperback covers, 112pp plus adverts and fold out maps, dated 1877. Good condition for age. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4743

Lot 21 BRADSHAW'S "Paris Guide". Card covers with coloured artwork, 98pp dated 1855. No map. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644

Lot 22 BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Yellow card covers, 46pp plus fold out map, dated 1848. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 23 BRADSHAW'S "Plans of the Most Important Cities and Towns of Continental Europe". Paperback covers containing 298 maps. Dated 1914. Wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 24 BOUND VOLUME of "South Western Railway Magazine". Volume VII containing January to December issues for 1921. 192pp plus adverts in hardback clothbound covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7792

Lot 25 GER. Two bound volumes of the Great Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.15 1925 and Vol.16 1926. Unofficial, non-matching bindings. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1409

Lot 26 EDINBURGH AND DALKEITH RAILWAY booklet of parliamentary acts relating to the railway. Paperback, 161pp, 'printed for the use of the company' in 1835. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3752

Lot 27 HARDBACK BOOK "Railroadiana". Guide to areas in the vicinity of the London & Birmingham Railway. Published by Simpkin Marshall in 1838. 216pp plus map in front pocket. Spine restored, end pages replaced. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4743

Lot 28 ROSCOE T "The London and Birmingham Railway". 196pp plus fold out map in hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Published by Charles Tilt circa 1839. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 979

Lot 29 ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Very worn hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map, dated 1840. Some staining. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 30 ALLEN R. Published "Midland Railway Companion". Paperback, 72pp plus plates, circa 1840s. Spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143

Lot 31 BLACK'S "Iron Highway from London to Edinburgh and Glasgow". Card covers, 36pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1850. Covers faded. Ex Paul Edwards library. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752

Lot 32 R GROOMBRIDGE published "Handbook for Travellers Along The London and Birmingham Railway with 25 Wood Engravings". 146pp plus fold out map in clothbound covers with title plate attached to front. Book based on the work by Roscoe. Circa 1840. Restoration to spine and front end pages, title plate scuffed. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752

Lot 33 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. Covers very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3771

Lot 34 COGHLAN'S "Steam Packet and Coast Companion". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 250pp published by Hughes circa 1838. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4812

Lot 35 CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, 172pp plus fold out map and faretable (torn). Second edition published 1837. Cover wear. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3752

Lot 36 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 147pp plus plates, adverts and fold-out maps, second edition dated September 1838. Minor wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 37 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Nottingham & Derby and Derby & Birmingham Railways". Green paperback covers, 60pp plus fold-out map, circa 1840. Bindings removed causing separated sections and detached pages. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 3771

Lot 38 WYLD'S "London and Birmingham Railway Guide" dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 179pp plus fold out map. Good for age. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3752

Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 38.

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