Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 20th March 2018 (postponed from 13th March)

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Lot 1 Books: TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 1338.

Lot 2 Books: SIDNEY S: "Gauge Evidence - The History and Prospects of the Railway System Illustrated by the Evidence Given by The Gauge Commission". 400pp published by Edmonds in 1846. Fading and faults to spine, covers rubbed and bumped. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 3771.

Lot 3 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "The Letter - Bag of the Great Western or life in a steamer". 232pp published by David Bryce (undated). Restoration to part leather bound covers. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2546.

Lot 4 Books: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Evolution of the Locomotive Engine" by Theodore West (ex-Chief Draughtsman NER). 24 plates, string bound, landscape format, published by Dresser & Sons circa 1900s. £5

Lot 5 Books: COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp in clothbound hardback covers, published by The Holland Company in 1899. Small marks to cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4128.

Lot 6 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "The Best Way There (A Way-Book for the Rail-Faring Fool)" by W.J. Scott. 116pp, published 1892. Ex Railway Club library with title page pasted on to cover. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4738.

Lot 7 Books: FISHER J.A. "Railway Accounts and Finance". Hardback, 314pp, second edition published by Bemrose & Sons in 1893. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1122.

Lot 8 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Songs from the South West" by Inspector Aitken. 194pp published by Pickering & Inglis in 1913. Covers partially faded, some foxing. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3230.

Lot 9 Books: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Steam - Engine Builders of Lincolnshire" by Ronald H Clark. 150pp published by Goose and Son in 1955. £10

Lot 10 Books: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Leicester & Swannington Railway" by CR Clinker. 114pp published by the Leicester Archaeological Society in 1954. Covers a little dusty. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 246.

Lot 11 Books: LPC published hardback book "Railway Views" containing parts 1 - 8, each part containing approx 12 photo illustrations of pre grouping locos. Published circa 1910s. Bindings loose, colour plate from front cover missing. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 1154.

Lot 12 Books: RENFE published hardback book "Railways in Spain 1848 - 1958". 122pp photo illustrated history. Many detached pages. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644.

Lot 13 Books: LEATHER folder as issued to attendees at the AICCF meeting in Dublin in 1964. Plus personalised menu from a similar event in Munich in 1962 and a glossy illustrated booklet showing various railway related painting and artwork (text in German). £10

Lot 14 Books: NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA shipping company published official guide "Glimpses of the East". 800+pp large sized tome, 12th annual issue dated 1929-30. Illustrated clothbound boards, front cover and spine detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 534.

Lot 15 Books: DAVID & CHARLES published "Twilight of South African Steam" by AE Durrant. Hardback with dust jacket, published 1989. Wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2780.

Lot 16 Books: DAVID & CHARLES published two volume set "Steam Locomotives of The South African Railways" by DF Holland. Each hardback with dust jacket, published 1971 and 1972. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4322.

Lot 17 Books: Hardback book "Signalman's Morning" signed by ADRIAN VAUGHAN. Plus Ian Allan ABC of GWR locos June 1946 (marked) and "King's and Castles of the GWR" by OS Nock (minus covers) both previously the property of Adrian Vaughan. (3) £5

Lot 18 Books: CHARLES BUTTERS & SONS Catalogue for the Sale of Railwayana at Derby in November 1964. 28 typescript pages. Large tear and loss from cover. Plus similar for the Bell Watson sale of railway relics at the goods shed, Scunthorpe on 9th October 1971. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3732.

Lot 19 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Middlesborough Shipping Facilities" published by TA Bulmer & Co. 256pp plus plates and fold out maps. Dated 1926. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 459.

Lot 20 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Where Ships are Born - Sunderland 1346 - 1946" by Smith and Holden. 97pp plus plates, published by Thomas Reid & Co in 1946. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4169.

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