Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 222P, Closing Date: 9th December 2016

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1

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Lot 1 MACKAY JC: "Light Railways". Hardback, 322pp published by Crosby Lockwood in 1896. Covers a little rubbed but OK. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1293

Lot 2 HARDBACK BOOK "Knight's Excursion Companion. Excursions from London 1851". 200+pp published by Charles Knight. Covers bumped and rubbed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 3 HARDBACK BOOK "Rapier on Railway Signals" from the Institution of Civil Engineers paper by RC Rapier. 110pp in clothbound covers, published 1874. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 4 HARDBACK BOOK "Notes on Railway Signalling" by Parsons & Cooke. 74pp published by LPC circa 1930s. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1154

Lot 5 HARDBACK BOOK "Neele's Notes of a Railway Superintendent's Life" by GP Neele. Maroon clothbound covers, 544pp, published by McCorquodale in 1904. Covers very worn. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016

Lot 6 FELLOWS RB: "History of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway". Hardback, 94pp published by Jennings in 1930. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1293

Lot 7 TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, second edition published by Ian Allan in 2005. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3567

Lot 8 PEARCE HIGGINS SH: "The Wantage Tramway". Hardback, no dust jacket, 158pp published by Abbey Press in 1958. Spine faded. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 9 SIR JG BROODBANK. "History of the Port of London". Two volume set in clothbound hardback covers , 532pp published Daniel O'Connor in 1921. Cover wear, a few annotations. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 246

Lot 10 HARDBACK BOOK "Memorial Edition - The Sinking of the Titanic - thrilling stories told by survivors". 287pp, undated. Worn, bindings very loose, damp staining towards end. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 234

Lot 11 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Cavalcade of New Zealand Locomotives" by Palmer & Stewart. 144pp published in New Zealand in 1957. Fading and faults to dust jacket. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 907

Lot 12 LEE C.E. "The Centenary of Bradshaw". Hardback, 48pp, published by The Railway Gazette in 1940. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4259

Lot 13 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY official hardback publication "Per Rail" published 1913. 238pp plus three fold out maps. Some wear to covers and spine, replacement end pages, faults and repairs to maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 14 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS published hardback book "Natal - an Illustrated Official Railway Guide and Handbook of General Information". 300pp plus fold out map. Published 1903. Covers dusty/worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 453

Lot 15 HARDBACK BOOK "Indian Railways - One Hundred Years 1853-1953" by JN Sahni. 200pp published by the Ministry of Railways (India) in 1953. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 881

Lot 16 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1904. Hardback covers, 600pp, covers rubbed. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743

Lot 17 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 16th edition dated 1907. Hardback, clothbound covers, 718pp, spine faded otherwise OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3230

Lot 18 MEASOM'S (probably) "Official Guide to the LNWR". Blue, clothbound hardback covers, 380pp, bound without title page, circa 1880s. Small stain on front cover. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644

Lot 19 TUCK'S RAILWAY SHAREHOLDER'S MANUAL. 6th edition dated 1845. Clothbound hardback covers with title on front, 260pp. Covers worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 20 BRADSHAW'S SHAREHOLDERS' GUIDE, RAILWAY MANUAL AND DIRECTORY dated 1854. Brown coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. 506pp, spine poor, contents OK. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 246

Lot 21 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1880. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front (rubbed and faded) and spine, 627pp, ex library, no maps and very worn covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2042

Lot 22 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1906. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front (rubbed and faded) and spine, 654pp plus one fold out map. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 861

Lot 23 POCKET SIZED booklet "Handbook to the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway with a visit to the Roman Wall" by H.U.S. Paperback, front missing, spine taped, 85pp published 1851. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812

Lot 24 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction and London and Birmingham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 250+pp plus fold out map, dated 1839. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3156

Lot 25 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. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3156

Lot 26 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, cloth covers with title in gold on front, 200+pp plus fold out map, dated 1837. Very worn, especially covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2799

Lot 27 LACEY'S "Railway Companion and Liverpool and Manchester Guide". Pocket sized, green paperback covers, 70pp plus fold out plan of company train. Published 1836. - Sold for £290 to bidder number 2320

Lot 28 OSBORNE'S LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY GUIDE. Part leather bound hardback covers, 270pp plus adverts and map. Circa 1840s. Covers slightly worn. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 979

Lot 29 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 378pp plus adverts and fold out map. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3156

Lot 30 FREELING'S Railway Companion for the London & Birmingham and Liverpool & Manchester Railway. Worn hardback covers. 400+pp plus fold out map, dated 1838. Loose and detached pages. - This item was not sold.

Lot 31 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 230pp plus fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1837. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799

Lot 32 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR. Red clothbound hardback covers with illustration of Great Tom Tower, Oxford. 418pp plus fold out maps, dated 1897. Spine faded, Paul Edwards library label inside front cover. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799

Lot 33 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GER dated 1900. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and King's Gateway, Trinity College Cambridge. 390pp plus maps. Covers worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 979

Lot 34 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GER. 13th edition dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms. 404pp plus maps. Slight foxing. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796

Lot 35 MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE LBSCR. Lilac coloured paperback covers with illustrations of London Bridge and Victoria Stations. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1883. Covers detached. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 36 SR. Bound volume of the Southern Railway Magazine. Vol.15 January - December 1937 in slightly worn hardback bindings. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812

Lot 37 BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY published magazine "Railway Locomotives". Vols. 1 - 6 issued 1945 - 1951, bound into three hardback volumes with title on spine. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2677

Lot 38 LPC published Nos.1 - 9 Locomotive Magazine supplement booklets dated 1898 - early 1900s. Condition varies. (9) - This item was not sold.

Lot 39 IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES published hardback book "A Short Account of the Activities of the Company". 42pp, fully illustrated, clothbound covers and slipcase. Limited edition published in 1929. VGC. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1331

Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 39.

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