Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 203P, Closing Date: 11 December 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 35 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 200pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co in 1838. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143

Lot 36 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the SER dated 1889. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and Canterbury Cathedral. 336pp, plus maps. Spine worn, a few pages detached. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4738

Lot 37 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1907. 486pp plus fold out maps, rebound in modern clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 38 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY dated 1913. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 464pp plus fold-out maps. A few detached pages, ex BR library. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 39 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the London and Birmingham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 112pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Dated August 1840. Minor wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143

Lot 40 WYLD'S GREAT WESTERN, CHELTENHAM AND GREAT WESTERN AND BRISTOL AND EXETER RAILWAY guide dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Cover worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743

Lot 41 "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS - LONDON & BIRMINGHAM GRAND JUNCTION AND OTHER RAILWAYS" by Edward Mogg. 232pp, no fold-out map, hardback with title in gold on front. Published by the author in 1839. Restoration to spine and end pages. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4667

Lot 42 HYLTON SOUTHWICK AND MONKSWEARMOUTH RAILWAY act for the construction of the line. 18pp on blue coloured paper, bound into clothbound card covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1871. - This item was not sold.

Lot 43 ACT for the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal Railway dated 1831. 128pp in part leather bound hardback covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743

Lot 44 RAILWAY HERALD published paperback booklet "Station Album". 24pp containing photographs of major stations. Circa 1890s. Minor faults to rear cover. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2144

Lot 45 EDWARD BAKER (Birmingham) "Railroadiana" catalogue of out of print railway books for sale. Eight issues (mostly No.333), paperback, 30+pp, circa 1890s. Covers very poor on most. (8) - This item was not sold.

Lot 46 GCR desk "blotter". Booklet style in black leather bound hardback cover with company coat of arms on front. Opens to show blotting pages and photo illustrations, many showing Immingham Docks. Circa 1915. Good used condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384

Lot 47 NER rule book type booklet "Comparative Statement of Shipments 1887". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 50+pp, many completed. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1250

Lot 48 GER published booklet "Memoranda connected with the Locomotive and Carriage Works at Stratford and the Wagon Works at Temple Mills". Paperback, 32pp, locomotive diagrams and fold out plan, published June 1921. Covers dusty and marked. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1143

Lot 49 GER booklet "Lowestoft Harbour and Fish Markets - dues, tolls, wharfage, warehouse and other charges". 7pp in leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1917. Plus 4pp amendment of revised charges dated 1921. (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122

Lot 50 Fourteen L&YR specification documents for various permanent way alterations. Each foolscap sized, 6 - 15pp dated 1882 - 1885. (14) - Sold for £220 to bidder number 3937

Lot 51 GNR pocket sized booklet "King's Cross Fares". 73pp listing fares. Dated 1912 with later alterations. Very worn and well used. - This item was not sold.

Lot 52 GNR rule book type publication "Examination of Station Masters". Green clothbound hardback covers, 100pp dated 1922. Covers dusty. - This item was not sold.

Lot 53 GNR "Instructions to District Auditors". Leather bound card covers, 19pp plus pages for recording results, dated 1896. Bindings very loose, contents partially detached. - This item was not sold.

Lot 54 Seven GNR 1pp circulars. Various subjects including lamps & feet warmers, signal & disc lamps etc. Dated 1881 - 1914. Some laid on paper, faults to some. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3021

Lot 55 Eight LNWR 1pp notices or circulars. Various subjects including South Stafford branch, cleaning and repairing lamps etc. Dated 1875 - 1886. All laid on paper, faults to some. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4812

Lot 56 Twenty two GWR signalling notices. Mostly 1 - 2pp type for various locations. Dated late 1930s - early 1940s. Condition varies. (22) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 384

Lot 57 GWR plan of the tip coal stage at Exeter. Coloured, 36" x 30", linen backed, dated 1894. Folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384

Lot 58 GWR handwritten record of hours of duty and mileage of enginemen on passenger working. Three large sized pages covering various locations. Dated March 1867. - This item was not sold.

Lot 59 GWR hardback book "List of Collieries on or Connected with the GWR". Brown clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 78pp plus fold out maps, dated 1924. Cover wear. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 552

Lot 60 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 £18 to bidder number 1204

Lot 61 LNER desk "blotter". Booklet style in leather bound hardback cover with scrolled design company initials in gold on front. Covers rubbed, remnants of label on front. - This item was not sold.

Lot 62 Three LNER and one NER passenger or freight traffic surveys for Malton station. Each large sized sheet duly completed detailing passenger fares or merchandise for 12 months ending 1912, 1936, 1937, 1939. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1250

Lot 63 LNER. File of correspondence relating to the withdrawal of Pullman supplement car from Hook of Holland Continental Train and substitution with a kitchen car. Dated 1936. - This item was not sold.

Lot 64 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. Plus headed letters from Dean & Dawson and Thomas Cook re tickets for the train. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 855

Lot 65 LNER. File of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the use of Pullman cars. Dated 1944 - 47. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1250

Lot 66 LNER. Small quantity of documents relating to a proposed additional coach on the Silver Jubilee train. Mostly handwritten notes, seat reservation forms and diagram of the new coach. Dated 1937. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 855

Lot 67 SR report type document "A Five Year Shipbuilding Plan". Card covers with company house flag on front, 29pp plus fold out charts and diagrams. Dated December 1944. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1098

Lot 68 LMS file of paperwork re the transfer of coaches to NCC as replacements for those lost due to enemy action in 1942. 20+ letters and reports re costs, numbers, etc. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3107

Lot 69 Small sized landscape format book "Engine Diagrams". 50+ diagrams of various pre grouping locos from several companies from the 1860s onwards. Unofficial issue with partially detached rear cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1972

Lot 70 RAILWAY AND CANAL COMMISSION court papers for the case between the London Reform Union and the GNR & NLR etc re the cheap trains act. Foolscap sized, 60pp dated 1899. - This item was not sold.

Lot 71 HMSO published "Index to the Official Report of the Proceedings at the Hearing of Objections to the Revised Classifications and Schedules of Rates and Charges of the Various Railway companies". Foolscap sized, 373pp dated 1891. Covers very poor and detached, contents OK. - This item was not sold.

Lot 72 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4500 Sir Ronald Matthews. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1938 to 1945. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2260

Lot 73 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4900 Gannet. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1938 to 1946. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 74 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2551 Prince Palatine. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 and 1944. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 75 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2547 Doncaster. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 and 1945. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 76 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4463 Sparrow Hawk. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1937 to 1945. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 855

Lot 77 BR "Engine History Card" card for A3 class loco 60037 Hyperion. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1963. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 78 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46236 City of Bradford. Plus 12 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. (13) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2780

Lot 79 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for an up Bertram Mills Circus special from Penzance to St.Austell on July 6th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus four other forms for similar trains in 1939. (5) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 375

Lot 80 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for an up fruit special from Plymouth to Crewe on June 4th 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 £26 to bidder number 375

Lot 81 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a down Bertram Mills Circus special from Truro to Falmouth on June 25th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus four other forms for similar trains in 1939. (5) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 375

Lot 82 GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a down fruit special from Salisbury to Cardiff on June 26th 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 £26 to bidder number 375

Lot 83 Various mostly LNWR internal memos and documents re the journey of the King from Dover to Victoria in November 1915. 10+ items including carbon copies. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812

Lot 84 BR(W) "Grove Special 10th July 1953 Llangollen - Windsor & Eton Central". Foolscap sized canvas covers containing fold out plans of Hockley and Windsor stations. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1950

Lot 85 CHLORIDE ELECTRICAL STORAGE COMPANY published booklet "The Royal Train 17 February - 24 April 1947". Coloured card covers, 20pp illustrated guide to the royal visit to South Africa including information on power supply to the train. VGC. - This item was not sold.

Lot 86 LOCOMOTIVE AND ALLIED MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN published hardback book "British Locomotives". Coloured laminated boards, 88pp, fully illustrated, published circa 1961. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 657

Lot 87 LOCOMOTIVE AND ALLIED MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN published hardback book "British Diesel Mines Locomotives". Hardback with title in gold on front, 72pp, published 1959. VGC. - This item was not sold.

Lot 88 THE IRISH COMMERCIAL AND RAILWAY GAZETTEER 4th edition. 80pp plus illustrated adverts. Circa 1914, hardback, several detached advertising pages, slight creasing to cover. - This item was not sold.

Lot 89 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER. 19th edition dated 1938. Hardback, clothbound covers, 724pp, covers bumped but OK. - This item was not sold.

Lot 90 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1892. 300+pp, brown hardback covers, spine and covers very poor, bindings loose, covers laminated. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743

Lot 91 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS. 1895 edition with 1899 cumulative supplement and separate supplement dated 1900. 500+pp, red hardback covers, spine and covers very poor, bindings loose, covers laminated. - This item was not sold.

Lot 92 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1904. 598pp, brown hardback covers, spine and covers very poor, bindings loose, covers laminated. - This item was not sold.

Lot 93 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1912. 680pp, re-bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1250

Lot 94 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1925. 715pp, green hardback covers, spine very poor, covers worn, bindings loose. - This item was not sold.

Lot 95 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1925. 715pp, green hardback covers, spine very poor, covers worn. - This item was not sold.

Lot 96 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1929. 776pp, re-bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4734

Lot 97 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1938. 654pp, red hardback covers, spine very poor. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 63.

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