Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 212P, Closing Date: 10 June 2016

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1

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Lot 1 TREDGOLD: "The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive Engines". Two volume set comprised of text and plates in part leather bound hardback covers. published 1850 by John Weale. Covers rubbed, minor wear to some plates. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799

Lot 2 HARDBACK BOOK "A Chronology of Inland Navigation" by Henry Rodolph de Salis. 133pp plus adverts, published by Spon in 1897. Ex society library. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 246

Lot 3 YOUNG R: "Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive". Hardback, 406pp published by LPC in 1923. Spine wear. Plus Shildon Timothy Hackworth Centenary Commemoration Committee paperback souvenir published 1950. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 4 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, hardback with title in gold on front, 200+pp plus fold out map, dated 1839. Minor wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799

Lot 5 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 147pp plus plates, adverts and fold out map, second edition dated September 1838. Covers worn and faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 6 ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map. Dated 1840. Covers very poor, front end pages replaced, some foxing to title page. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 356

Lot 7 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. Dated 1840. Wear to covers, bindings very loose. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799

Lot 8 WYLD'S "Great Western, Cheltenham, Bristol & Gloucester Railway Map". Part coloured paper map folding into pocket sized clothbound card covers with title on paper label on front. Dated 1839. Slight faults to cover but generally OK. Library label on inside front cover. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743

Lot 9 WYLD'S "London and Birmingham, Manchester & Liverpool Railway Guide" circa 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 200+pp, no map. Covers partially detached. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 10 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts and fold out map. A little wear to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2519

Lot 11 "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS" by Edward Mogg. 234pp plus 101pp appendix and fold-out maps, hardback with title in gold on front. Published by the author in 1840. Some wear and tears to some maps. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 12 LACEY'S "Railway Companion and Liverpool and Manchester Guide". Pocket sized, 90pp plus fold out map, rebound into modern, part leather bound hardback covers. Published 1835. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 3752

Lot 13 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Railway Buttons, Badges & Uniforms" by D.J. Froggatt. 208pp published by Malaga Books in 1986. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 864

Lot 14 DAVIES WJK "Light Railways of the First World War". Hardback with dust jacket, 196pp published by David & Charles in 1967. Slight wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644

Lot 15 LEWIN H.G "The British Railway System". Hardback, 67pp plus fold out maps, published by Bell & Son in 1914. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4732

Lot 16 PAPERBACK booklet with dust jacket "Art For All - London Transport Posters 1908-1949". 107pp published by London Transport in 1949. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2746

Lot 17 EDITH K HARPER "A Cornish Giant - Richard Trevithick: father of the locomotive engine". Paperback, 61pp published by Spon in 1913. Spine wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 18 HARDBACK BOOK "Platelayers' Guide" by Thomas Summerson & Sons. 90pp third edition with title and illustration in gold on front. Published by the company in 1895. Some annotations, covers bumped. - This item was not sold.

Lot 19 KINCAID J. "Remarks on Omnibus Railways". 16pp published in Liverpool in 1860 and bound into modern hardback covers. VGC. - This item was not sold.

Lot 20 HARDBACK BOOK of photographic views of the West Highland Railway published by A. MacDougall. Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 24pp of photo views, circa 1910s. Cover wear, spine poor. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4995

Lot 21 HARDBACK BOOK of photographic views of the West Highland Railway (from Helensburgh to Fort William) published by Archibald MacIntyre. Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 24pp of photo views, circa 1910s. Spine wear. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3402

Lot 22 HARDBACK BOOK "The Railway Herald Locomotive Album for 1897". 24pp in part leather covers. Good for age. - This item was not sold.

Lot 23 LEWIN H.G: "Early British Railways - a short history of their origin & development 1801-1844". Hardback, 202pp plus fold out maps, published by LPC in 1925. Spine faded. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3752

Lot 24 HARDBACK BOOK "Railway Carriage & Wagon Handbook". 274pp published by LPC circa late 1930s. Worn, bindings loose. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1972

Lot 25 McGOWAN GRADON W: "A History of The Cockermouth Keswick & Penrith Railway". 36pp in card covers, published by the author in 1948. Ex Paul Edwards library. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812

Lot 26 GNR booklet "Itinerary of the Great Northern Railway from London to York" by Charles Mackie. Illustrated paperback covers showing drawing of King's Cross station, 122pp plus adverts and fold out map, published by Truscott circa 1850s. Covers poor and detached. map worn and detached. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 8148

Lot 27 COTTERELL & WILKINSON "Locomotives of the LNWR" Parts 1 - 7 (part 5 missing). Each paperback, 18pp, published by Holland & Co circa 1900. (6) - This item was not sold.

Lot 28 A. RIGG. "A Practical Treatise on the Steam Engine". Hardback, 312pp plus 95 plates, published by Spon in 1878. Covers rubbed and bumped. - This item was not sold.

Lot 29 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the South Eastern and the North and Mid Kent Railway. 416pp, no map, hardback covers, circa 1864. Covers very worn, bindings very loose, faults to contents. - This item was not sold.

Lot 30 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GNR. 190pp plus fold out map (detached), hardback covers. Dated 1857. Spine missing, covers worn, wear and faults to contents. - This item was not sold.

Lot 31 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GER dated 1897. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and King's Gateway, Trinity College Cambridge. 382pp plus maps. Some damp staining, spine faded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143

Lot 32 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the Midland Railway dated 1893. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and St.Pancras station. 440pp plus maps. Spine faded. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143

Lot 33 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GNR dated 1894. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and York Minster. 450pp plus maps. Spine faded, ex Paul Edwards library. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 843

Lot 34 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the SECR dated 1906. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and Canterbury Cathedral. 440pp plus maps. Spine worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644

Lot 35 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the Midland Railway dated 1898. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and St.Pancras station. 424pp plus maps and adverts. Worn, spine faded. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 843

Lot 36 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 230pp plus fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1837. Repairs to map, spine faded. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3752

Lot 37 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 192pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1838. Good condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 38 FREELING'S South Western Railway Companion. Pocket sized, paperback covers, 180pp published 1840. Worn, covers marked. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 3752

Lot 39 FREELING'S Manchester and Bolton Railway Companion. Pocket sized, paperback covers, 33pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1838. Covers detached. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 3937

Lot 40 FREELING'S Great Western Railway Companion. Clothbound, card covers, pocket sized 78pp plus adverts and fold out map (one missing). Published 1840. Some wear. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3752

Lot 41 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 204pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1838. Covers bumped otherwise OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 42 FREELING'S London and Southampton Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 188pp plus fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1839. Front end pages replaced. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 3752

Lot 43 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Railway Traveller's Walk Through Oxford". Illustrated covers, 115pp guide book plus adverts, published by John Henry Parker in 1848. Front end pages replaced, small faults to spine. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1600

Lot 44 LIZARS published hardback book "Scottish Tourist's Picturesque Guide to Abbotsford". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 62pp, circa 1890s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 45 LIZARS published hardback book "Scottish Tourist's Portable Guide to the Principal Steam-boat Tours". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 81pp, circa 1890s. Covers faded and worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4169

Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 45.

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