Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 September 2015

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Lot 41 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: NBR circular No.J2-1917 re various subjects including foot warmers. 5pp dated October 1917. - This item was not sold.

Lot 60 General Books 2: 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.

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