Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th June 2018

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Lot 41 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1849. Brown clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 160pp plus adverts and fold out map (detached). Cover wear, spine missing. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743.

Lot 42 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1851. Brown clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 251pp plus adverts and fold out map (torn). Cover wear, spine missing. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 246.

Lot 43 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1864. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 436pp plus adverts and fold out maps. No spine. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812.

Lot 44 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1869. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 459pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Covers poor and water stained. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812.

Lot 45 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1865. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 458pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Large part of spine missing. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246.

Lot 46 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAWï¾'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDERï¾'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1877. Green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 643pp plus fold out maps (both torn, one detached). Covers worn, spine very poor and partially detached. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1426.

Lot 47 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1888. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 635pp plus fold out maps. Covers marked and worn. Ex library. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4176.

Lot 48 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1891. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 675pp plus fold out maps. Front and back covers detached. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 861.

Lot 49 Reports and Records: WAR OFFICE published ledger type hardback book "Correspondence with reference to the Proposed Construction of a Channel Tunnel". Foolscap sized, 367pp in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Published 1882. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743.

Lot 50 Reports and Records: RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION published 8pp booklet "Isle of Wight Railways - Report of Inquiry held in London June 1953". Vertical fold. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2708.

Lot 51 Reports and Records: APPROX 36 GWR "Private Sidings" record cards for various locations, a number in Wales. Gives details of arrangement and date of agreement. (36) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1085.

Lot 52 Reports and Records: Two UNITED KINGDOM RAILWAY ADVISORY SERVICE published booklets. "Increasing Locomotive Operating Efficiency" and "Dynamic Braking on Diesel - Electric Locomotives". Both 16pp dated 1967. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 53 Reports and Records: LMS CME & EE Office notes on the discussion of papers presented at the Officers Annual conference held at Euston on 16th February 1938. Approx 100 foolscap sized typescript pages plus photos and diagrams. Includes a paper on standardisation of equipment at motive power depots. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1154.

Lot 54 Reports and Records: LNER report on the meeting of the Passenger Train Sub Committee held at King's Cross in March 1937 re ECML arrangements for the coronation of King George VI. 28 foolscap sized typescript pages. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1172.

Lot 55 Reports and Records: BR(S) file of correspondence relating the Town and Country Planning Act. Mostly detailing travel statistics information supplied to various local councils, mainly Portsmouth and Bournemouth areas. Dated late 1940s - early 1960s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 56 Reports and Records: GWR file of minutes of meetings of the Suggestions Committee (carbon copies). Over 100 foolscap sized typescript pages covering meetings in 1923 and 1924. - This item was not sold.

Lot 57 Reports and Records: LARGE SIZED single sheet showing handwritten list of the railway companies at the time (circa 1870s) along with track mileage information, opening dates, etc. Origin unknown. Folded, some wear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644.

Lot 58 Reports and Records: HMSO published report No.16 of the British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee into the railways of Germany during the period 1939-1945. Blue covers, 72pp plus maps in rear pocket. Published 1949. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743.

Lot 59 Reports and Records: BR Derby Works 17 typescript page report listing "Engines Built at Derby Locomotive Works 1851 onwards". Lists loco types and number up to 1963. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2144.

Lot 60 Reports and Records: HENRY SPENCER catalogue for the sale of "Railway Relics" held in Retford in October 1972. Illustrated card covers, 16 typescript pages, one or two prices noted. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2232.

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