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Sale 198P, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 39 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing illustration of York Minster, 454pp plus fold-out maps. Some fading and wear to spine, tears to some maps. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1884. Plain red clothbound hardback covers, 372pp plus fold-out maps. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 458
Lot 41 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1890. Paperback edition with illustrated covers showing locations on the railway, 492pp plus fold out maps. Covers very worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 42 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1913. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 490pp plus fold-out maps. Spine faded, bindings very loose. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2920
Lot 43 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing illustration of Lichfield Cathedral and the Doric arch, 546pp plus fold-out maps. Some fading and wear to spine, ex Paul Edwards library. - This item was not sold.
Lot 44 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GNR, MR, MS&LR, etc. 800+pp in hardback covers, dated 1861. Front cover detached, title page missing, pages detached, generally poor and need of restoration. - This item was not sold.
Lot 45 OSBORNE'S LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY GUIDE. Brown clothbound covers, 270pp plus adverts and map. Dated January 1840. Covers slightly faded, part of one advert missing, several library stamps. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 979
Lot 46 RAILWAY CHRONICLE "Travelling Charts" for the London - Tunbridge, Dover route. 20pp fold-out style showing features on route, folding into illustrated paperback covers. Circa 1850s. Covers worn and fragile, rear cover detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 421
Lot 47 GNR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1846 and 1853. 200+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Covers very poor, bindings loose, contents OK. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 3300
Lot 48 GNR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1863 and 1867. 200+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Covers very poor, contents OK. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 3300
Lot 49 GNR large sized bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1906 and 1912. 150+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Covers very poor, contents OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1644
Lot 50 GNR large sized bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1913 and 1921. 150+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644
Lot 51 GNR small sized letterpress poster "Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race - excursion passengers for Cambridge may return from King's Cross etc". Purple coloured paper, dated April 1870. 12" x 6", partially faded, folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 52 GNR circular No.MO 215 "Working of Armoured Trains". Two separated pages, dated March 1915. Fragile. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1204
Lot 53 GNR statement for payment on account to the contractors involved in contract No.2 of the Beeston - Batley railway. Foolscap sized, 1pp dated 1890. Plus four related letters and receipts. (5) - This item was not sold.
Lot 54 BOARD OF TRADE ledger type, part leather bound volume of accident reports and casualty returns for 1905. Foolscap sized, 400+pp, faults to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 1291
Lot 55 EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY 7pp pamphlet "Suggestions for Improving the Railway Communication of the Metropolis" by David Waddington - Chairman of the ECR. Circa 1850s. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1291
Lot 56 REPORT of the committee of investigation to the shareholders of the Eastern Counties Railway Company. Paperback, 60+pp report and accounts, dated 1849. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1291
Lot 57 G&SWR "Bye-Laws & Extracts from General Acts". Leather bound hardback covers containing two fold out letterpress posters showing signed and sealed bye-laws and offences & penalties. Dated 1863. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3752
Lot 58 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY spring folder titled in gold on front "Minutes of Timetable Meetings Jan - Dec 1904". Foolscap sized, covers only, no contents. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 466
Lot 59 NBR circular No.J2-1917 re various subjects including foot warmers. 5pp dated October 1917. - This item was not sold.
Lot 60 NER rule book type booklet "Comparative Statement of Shipment Traffic 1889". Leather bound card covers with title in gold on front, 50+pp, some completed. Spine missing, covers poor, some damp staining. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812
Lot 61 EAST COAST JOINT STOCK booklet "Descriptive List of East Coast Joint Stock". Blue clothbound card covers with title in gold on front, 20pp dated January 1912. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250
Lot 62 GER "Regulations for working Sykes' Lock and Block and double and single line block telegraph etc". 132pp dated January 1909. Plus CLC appendix to the WTT dated November 1935 and Mersey Railway instructions to be observed by MR staff when operating trains on LMS Wirral section dated August 1937. (3) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4283
Lot 63 LNER (probably) "Gradient Charts Aberdeen District". Small sized, landscape format booklet, cloth covers containing ten fold out diagrams. Undated, a little dog-eared. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4176
Lot 64 LNER minutes of the meetings of the passenger train sub-committee mostly dealing with the use of Pullman Cars on the LNER. 20+ typescript pages, dated 1947. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250
Lot 65 LNER (NE AREA) rule book sized booklet "Population Tables and Passenger Bookings 1901, 1911, 1921". Leather bound card covers with title in gold on front, 87pp, damp staining along spine affecting all pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644
Lot 66 LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. Several foolscap sized typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1546
Lot 67 FILE of correspondence (letters and carbon copies) relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the renewal of the agreement between the companies. Dated 1937. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 384
Lot 68 LNER & LMS draft memorandum of the meeting of the two companies at Liverpool St on 31st March 1944 discussing the position for coaching stock on the M&GN joint line. Nine foolscap sized typescript pages plus appendix showing the 1934 and 35 breaking up programme. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 459
Lot 69 LMS report of the Restaurant Car Services Committee into the restaurant car services of the company. 24 foolscap sized typescript pages plus appendices and diagrams. Dated May 1932. Cover appears to be signed by Arthur Towle. - This item was not sold.
Lot 70 GWR small sized letterpress notice "Air Raid Precautions - Fire" re not using chemical fire extinguishers on incendiary bombs. Red print, 8½" x 6½". - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780
Lot 71 GWR guard's "Passenger Train Journal" for a Falmouth to Camborne train on June 29th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including carriage and loco numbers. Plus six other forms for trains on various routes in 1939. (7) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258
Lot 72 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a circus special from Slough to Reading on May 5th 1940. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus three other forms for similar trains in 1939 & 40. (4) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258
Lot 73 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Hereford to Cardiff on July 12th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in 1939. (6) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258
Lot 74 LNER Royal Train timetable card for trains between King's Cross and Edinburgh on 15th - 17th May 1945. 1pp thin card with royal coat of arms in gold at top. VGC. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409
Lot 75 BR(E) Royal Train notice No.R.51 re train from King's Cross to Durham and return on 22nd and 23rd March 1967. 5pp, top r/h corner of cover removed (not affecting text). - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4812
Lot 76 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.461 re train from Waterloo to Southampton Docks and return on 20th October 1954. 4pp. Plus 2 page photocopy engine workings for the train. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3477
Lot 77 BR(S) Royal Train notice re train from Victoria to Margate and return on 6th July 1951. 4pp annotated proof copy. - This item was not sold.
Lot 78 BR(E) Royal Train notice No.EG49 re train for the royal family and remains of King George VI from Wolferton to King's Cross 11th February 1952. 4pp, folded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409
Lot 79 BR(E&NE) Carriage & Wagon Engineer 9pp booklet "Diagrams of Royal Train Vehicles". Card covers, dated 1955. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1250
Lot 80 BR(E) Great Eastern Line internal publication "Special Technical Instructions for the Working of Royal Trains by Diesel Locomotives (two Brush 1365hp locomotives in multiple)". Blue card covers, 13 typescript pages, dated March 1963. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 1172
Lot 81 LONDONDERRY RAILWAY small sized letterpress poster "Any passenger entering or leaving whilst train is in motion etc". 10" x 8", red print, dated January 1899. Folded. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2780
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 43.
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