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Sale 207P, Closing Date: 11 March 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 LT&SR souvenir publication for the first turf cut of the Barking and Pitsea extension on October 11th 1883. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 50pp ornate publication, each page in lilac print with gold edging. Illustrated account of the undertaking with fold out map. Covers a little rubbed on corners otherwise good condition. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 356
Lot 2 BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland" - Section 3: Northern England. Illustrated paperback covers, 128pp plus adverts, dated 1877. Bindings very loose, spine damage, front cover detached. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1644
Lot 3 CHALMERS J. "The Channel Railway". 47pp plus fold out diagrams (small tears) in clothbound hardback covers, published by Spon in 1861. - This item was not sold.
Lot 4 BLACK'S "Iron Highway No.2 London to Edinburgh via Birmingham, York, Newcastle and Berwick". Clothbound card covers, 59pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1850. Bindings loose. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143
Lot 5 TEBBUTT'S "Guide or Companion to the Midland Counties Railway". 110pp plus adverts, bound into modern hardback covers, published 1840. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143
Lot 6 ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map, dated 1840. Spine wear. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143
Lot 7 WYLD'S "London and Birmingham Railway Guide" dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 200+pp plus fold out map. Covers faded, good for age. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644
Lot 8 WYLD'S "London and Southampton Railway Guide" dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp plus fold out map. Minor cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 205
Lot 9 CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 216pp plus fold out map and faretable. Dated 1838. Good condition. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 2320
Lot 10 ROSCOE T "The Railway from London to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, etc". 200+pp in modern hardback covers, published by Routledge & Co circa 1830s. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143
Lot 11 RAILWAY TIMES published "London and Brighton Railway Guide". Pocket sized, hardback clothbound covers with title and illustration of 2-2-2 loco on front. 56pp plus fold out map. Dated September 1841. Bindings a little loose but generally OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143
Lot 12 COGHLAN'S LONDON, BIRMINGHAM & LIVERPOOL RAILWAY COMPANION. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on front. 176pp circa 1839. Bindings loose. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143
Lot 13 COGHLAN'S "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion on a journey from London to Birmingham". Pocket sized, green card covers, 106pp published by Baily in 1838. Marking and slight wear to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143
Lot 14 GEORGE JONES published "Railway Guide from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool". Smaller sized, clothbound hardback covers with title on label on front. 300+pp plus two fold out maps. Dated 1839. Repaired spine. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4667
Lot 15 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. Wear and fading to covers, library plate inside front cover. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143
Lot 16 FREELING'S "Grand Junction Railway Companion". 238pp, plus map, green clothbound covers with title and loco illustration in gilt on front. Dated 1838. Foxing to front and back end pages, otherwise OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143
Lot 17 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GWR, OW&WR and Chester and Holyhead Lines and IOM. 900+pp in hardback covers, dated 1860. Covers very worn, some foxing. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 458
Lot 18 OWEN'S "Book of the Roads with an account of the Railroads". 196pp plus fold out map, bound into modern hardback covers (maintaining original paperback covers). Dated 1840. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2028
Lot 19 OSBORNE'S "Guide to the Grand Junction Railway" dated 1840. 252pp plus fold out map. Covers a little faded and worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143
Lot 20 WEINTHAL L: Volumes 2 & 3 of "The Story of the Cape to Cairo Railway and River Route 1887-1922". Vol. 2: The Iron Spine and Ribs of Africa; Vol. 3: Variation of the Main Trunk Route and Feeder Lines in Existence or Projected. Published by Pioneer, 1922. 510 and 454pp respectively with colour plates and mounted portraits in dark green half leather/gilt boards, slightly rubbed and bumped. Part of a very hard to find five volume set. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644
Lot 21 COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp published by The Holland Company in 1899. Covers a little rubbed, damage to fold out colour plate. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 864
Lot 22 HARDBACK BOOK "The Locomotives of the LBSCR 1839 - 1903". 245pp published by LPC in 1903. Rebound into modern covers, owners name inside front cover. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1581
Lot 23 GRATTON R. "The Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway". Hardback with dust jacket, 358pp published by RCL Publications in 2005. Signed by the author. VGC. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 287
Lot 24 RAIL ROMANCES published hardback book with dust jacket "Don't Stand Up in the Tunnel" by James IC Boyd detailing the story of the Downs Light Railway. 112pp published 2001. - This item was not sold.
Lot 25 CHAKRA N: "Terence Cuneo - The Railway Painter of The Century". Hardback with dust jacket and slipcase. 160pp published by New Cavendish Books in 1990. Limited edition signed by Terence Cuneo. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 657
Lot 26 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. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4128
Lot 27 HAMMOND R: "The Forth Bridge and It's Builders". Hardback, with dust jacket, 226pp published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1964. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 657
Lot 28 RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 21 dated 1858. 1500pp in modern hardback covers. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 1291
Lot 29 RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 24 dated 1861. 1500+pp in modern hardback covers. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 1291
Lot 30 March 15th 1845 issue of the RAILWAY TIMES. 24pp, disbound, spine taped. Plus similar 14pp supplement, same date. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 31 CHEMIN DE FER DU NORD hardback book "Reglement General de Chefs de Gare et Chefs de Station". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 147pp, dated 1894. - This item was not sold.
Lot 32 CHEMIN DE FER METROPOLITAIN DE PARIS published booklet "Ligne de Sceaux". Coloured pictorial hardback covers showing various coat of arms, 30pp illustrated history of the line and the area served. Circa 1930s. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 205
Lot 33 RONALD H CLARK paperback booklet "Steam - Engine Builders of Norfolk". 91pp published by Augustine Stewart Press in 1948. Plus similar "Steam - Engine Builders of Lincolnshire" 150pp published by Goose and Son in 1955. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 453
Lot 34 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "A Treatise upon Railway Signals and Accidents" by Archibald Dawnay. 125pp published by Spon in 1874. Disbound, spine taped, some foxing. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291
Lot 35 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Staatsspoor en Tramwegen in Nederlandsch-Indie 1875 - 1925". 216pp published in Holland in 1925. Wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 35.
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