Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 207P, Closing Date: 11 March 2016

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 36 BRADSHAW'S SHAREHOLDERS' GUIDE, RAILWAY MANUAL AND DIRECTORY dated 1850. Maroon leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 236pp plus adverts and fold out map (torn). - Sold for £190 to bidder number 4812

Lot 37 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1889. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 654pp plus fold out maps (torn and detached). - Sold for £20 to bidder number 861

Lot 38 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1902. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 666pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1871

Lot 39 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1922. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 686pp plus fold out maps (small tears). - Sold for £20 to bidder number 861

Lot 40 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1923. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 642pp plus fold out maps (small tears). - Sold for £90 to bidder number 7309

Lot 41 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS dated 1938. 654pp, red hardback covers, some restoration and cover wear. Plus similar 1925 issue. 715pp, green hardback covers, spine very poor, covers worn. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4739

Lot 42 CASSELL'S official guide to the SE&CR. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms. 430pp plus adverts and many fold-out maps, 10th edition dated 1912. Covers worn and stained. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4738

Lot 43 BEMROSE & SONS published "LC&DR Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 32pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1875. Disbound, no covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 421

Lot 44 WILLIAMS C. Five paperback register and supplements re LNWR engines, compiled and published by C.Williams. Dated 1912 - 1924. Covers missing from one. (5) - Sold for £5 to bidder number 1154

Lot 45 SECR royal train notice No.81 for a train from Victoria to Folkestone Pier for the Queen of Roumania on March 29th 1919. 8pp printed on pink paper. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1950

Lot 46 BRIGHTON AND SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANIES JOINT COMMITTEE Croydon & Oxted Line large ledger type "Cash Book". 180 unused pages with first 10 pages removed. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Wear to spine. - This item was not sold.

Lot 47 GER booklet "Lowestoft Harbour and Fish Markets - general bye-laws and regulations". 29pp plus fold out map in leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1915. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 621

Lot 48 9 copies of the GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE issued between January and November 1912. Mostly good condition. (9) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4734

Lot 49 GER "Special Order No.R1 - Regulations for Train Signalling and Block Telegraph". 22pp dated October 1876. Spine taped. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 7938

Lot 50 WIRRAL RAILWAYS COMMITTEE specification of works, schedule of prices and form of tender for works between Bidston and Hawarden Bridge. 44pp, duly completed and dated 1892. Complete with the signed agreement on vellum between the railway and contractor for the work involved. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4283

Lot 51 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Tank Engine. 40 built by Dubs & Co. Glasgow Locomotive Works". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 20pp of lists and illustrations of parts of locomotive Nos. 23, 150, 151, etc. Dated 1883. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3937

Lot 52 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Passenger Engine & Tender. 20 built by Vulcan Foundry Company Limited". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 30 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 1140 to 1159. Dated 1886. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3937

Lot 53 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Goods Engine & Tender. 30 built by Beyer Peacock & Co". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 20 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 948 to 977. Dated 1887. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 7966

Lot 54 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Chief Mechanical Engineer's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Goods Engine & Tender. 20 built by Vulcan Foundry Company Limited". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 30 pages of lists and illustrations of the many parts of locomotive Nos. 928 to 947. Dated 1887. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3937

Lot 55 NBR 10" x 4" diagram showing the configuration of bogie invalid saloon No.461. Annotated, pin holes in corner. Plus NBR circular No.J2-1917 re various subjects including foot warmers. 5pp dated October 1917. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 56 LNWR foolscap sized ledger "Steel Road Diagrams 1888" containing 180+ pages of line diagrams showing the steel rail type and year of manufacture. Covers worn, some restoration. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 1426

Lot 57 Ten GCR Manchester District Special Traffic Arrangements and Engineering Works notices. Each 14 - 44pp dated 1908 - 1913. (10) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7308

Lot 58 GNR Secretary's Office ledger type part leather bound hardback book "Letters Inwards No.63 January to June 1881". 300+ pages with hand written details of letters sent to the company, addressee, subject, etc. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 7961

Lot 59 GNR. Small quantity of circulars and memos, some relating to the Stevenage - Knebworth. Dated 1890s - 1910s. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7961

Lot 60 MIDLAND RAILWAY "Instructions re Engine Head Lamps and Regulations for Train Signalling by Block Telegraph System". 14pp dated August 1891. Covers very poor and taped along spine and edges. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 271

Lot 61 LSWR headed letter and two shed permits for visits to Plymouth Friary and Wadebridge sheds, issued to HC Casserley. Dated 1922. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 572

Lot 62 CLC ledger type bound volume of minutes of officers' meetings. 200+pp covering the period 1878 - 81. Faults to covers, spine poor. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 4283

Lot 63 CLC ledger type bound volume of minutes of officers' meetings. 200+pp covering the period 1915 - 23. Faults to covers, spine poor. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 4283

Lot 64 GWR "Subscription Contract" for various proposed works. Foolscap sized, 8pp (uncut), dated 1847. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7695

Lot 65 GWR circular No.3063 "Track Circuits". Large sized fold out type, laid onto card. Dated April 1918. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 911

Lot 66 GWR. Bound volume of the Great Western Railway Magazine, Vol.19, January - December 1907. Unofficial binding. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2586

Lot 67 Thirteen GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for up fruit specials from and to various points during 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. (13) - This item was not sold.

Lot 68 GWR pocket sized instruction booklet "Notice to Staff. Addressing of Goods by Merchandise Train in less than Truck Loads". 4pp green coloured thin card, dated July 1943. - This item was not sold.

Lot 69 Seven GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for up or down Bertram Mills Circus specials to and from various points during 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. (7) - This item was not sold.

Lot 70 Twenty GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for down fruit specials from and to various points during 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. (20) - This item was not sold.

Lot 71 GWR "Genealogical Table". Clothbound hardback covers containing fold out flow chart showing the companies absorbed by the GWR up to 1930. VGC. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1581

Lot 72 GWR "Telegraph Appendix to the Book of Rules and Regulations" dated 1909. 110pp, some pages missing from end, front cover very poor. - This item was not sold.

Lot 73 GWR additional powers and dock charges "Memorandum of powers and protective clauses - Cardiff Valleys Division". Card covers, 30pp dated 1924. - This item was not sold.

Lot 74 GWR foolscap sized information card "Notice to Passengers landing at Plymouth - Great Western Railway Arrangements". Dated 1938. Vertical crease with small tear at top. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7695

Lot 75 Six GWR circulars/notices, all relating to Reading. Each 1 -2pp, dated 1890s - 1900s. Subjects include water closets, Vastern Road Crossing, gas & water meters, horse & carriage siding, etc. (6) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1085

Lot 76 APPROX 21 GWR signal alterations notices. All single page type from the 1940s. Condition varies. (21) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 77 SR. Bound volume of the Southern Railway Magazine. Various issues between September 1934 and December 1947 in modern hardback bindings. - This item was not sold.

Lot 78 LNER ledger type clothbound hardback book "Minutes of Traffic Works and Locomotive Committees". 600+ typescript pages covering meetings in 1932. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 1250

Lot 79 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, timetable, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 855

Lot 80 LNER. Small file of correspondence between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the Pullman cars Joan and Agatha. Dated 1935 and 36. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384

Lot 81 LNER publication "The Silver Jubilee". 7pp plus fold out gradient chart, grey covers with illustration of "Silver Link" locomotive. Produced for the trial run of the train, September 1935. Shows details of train. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 412

Lot 82 LNER internal publication "Description of the West Riding Limited for West Riding & London High Speed Service 1937". Card covers, 8 typescript pages describing the train. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 234

Lot 83 LNER. Small file of internal correspondence re the use and allocation of Pullman cars. Dated 1935. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250

Lot 84 LNER 4pp circular No. 340 "LNER Road Motor Horse-Box Service". Foolscap sized, dated August 1931. - This item was not sold.

Lot 85 LNER. File of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the use of Pullman cars. Dated 1932- 35. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1250

Lot 86 LNER North Eastern Area 1pp notice No.O.1617 re instructions for working bell communication between Low Fell Yard and Low Fell Sidings Signal Box. Dated March 1925. Plus typescript list of "Colliery Advices" from Brancepeth colliery for 8th March 1933 with hand drawn map on rear showing collieries west of Newcastle. - This item was not sold.

Lot 87 LNER Royal Train notice No.R495 re trains from King's Cross to King's Lynn and Wolferton to King's Cross 29th/30th May 1938. 4pp. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409

Lot 88 LNER Carriage and Wagon Works Manager headed memo re Royal Guests having a compartment on a train from Liverpool St. Plus NUR certificate re the receipt of a Disablement Fund Grant dated 1962. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 89 LNER North Eastern Area interim report of the committee on the Tyneside electrified area. Foolscap sized, 30 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated 1932. - This item was not sold.

Lot 90 REPORT of the arbitration between the East Ham Corporation and the LNER re the tramway crossing the Becton branch. Foolscap sized, 10pp plus plan of the crossing, dated May 1925. - This item was not sold.

Lot 91 LNER North Eastern Area second report of the committee on the Tyneside electrified area. Foolscap sized, 30 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated 1932. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812

Lot 92 LNER contract with the English Electric Company for electrical equipment for rolling stock for the Liverpool Street - Shenfield electrification. Foolscap sized, 78pp dated 1940. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 225

Lot 93 LMS foolscap size document "Renumbering of Locomotive Stock" Part 3 - Western Division section B". 14pp covering locos from the L&Y, Furness, M&CR, Cleator & Workington, Knott End. Circa 1924. Some wear, covers dusty. - This item was not sold.

Lot 94 LMS register of consigned packages as used at Claydon station. Approx 10 completed pages, used between 1938 and 1962. Plus a part used pad of passenger ticket requisition forms, also from Claydon. - This item was not sold.

Lot 95 FILE of correspondence concerning the shipment of condemned LMS coaches to Northern Ireland in 1947 for the GNR(I). - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3107

Lot 96 CANAL CONTROL COMMITTEE (Board of Trade) "Handbook on Canals". 41pp listing canal ownership, index of towns, carriers, etc plus double sided fold out map in rear pocket. Second edition dated November 1918. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 246

Lot 97 RAILWAY ACCOUNTANTS COMMITTEE large sized booklet "Summary of Financial Accounts and Statistical Returns for year ending December 1936 for the GW, LNE, LMS and Southern Railway Companies". Green clothbound covers, 63pp. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 98 Bound volume of the MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT reports on main line electrification dated 1931. Foolscap sized, 56pp including diagrams, bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 225

Lot 99 HMSO published "Railway Statistics Great Britain". Foolscap volume containing the 12 monthly reports for 1938. 400+pp, covers rubbed. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1644

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 64.

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