Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 254P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th December 2018

SRA Postal Auction: Books

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Lot 1 BARON NETTELBLADT "The Introduction of Platform Tickets in Great Britain 1913". Hardback clothbound covers, 24pp plus plates, published by British Electric Automatic Machines Ltd in 1913. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3068

Lot 2 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "To Whom are we Indebted for the Railway Ticket System". 20pp reprint from the English Mechanic & World of Science dated August 1878. Plus "Passenger Tickets" by Wiener. Paperback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1314

Lot 3 DODSON & BELCHER: "Scenery of The Whitby & Pickering Railway". Hardback, 115pp published by Longman in 1836. Ex Railway Club Library and with wear and foxing. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799

Lot 4 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.1 Scotland". Hardback with dust jacket, 242pp, published by the author in 2009. Signed by the author. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3992

Lot 5 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.3 The Midlands and Wales". Hardback with dust jacket, 209pp, published by the author in 2011. Signed by the author. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3992

Lot 6 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.4 The Eastern Counties". Hardback with dust jacket, 256pp, published by the author in 2011. Slight creasing to edge of covers. Signed by the author. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3021

Lot 7 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.5 London and the South East". Hardback with dust jacket, 256pp, published by the author in 2012. Signed by the author. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3992

Lot 8 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. Spines slightly faded. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 8067

Lot 9 HARDBACK BOOK "Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice". 1372pp published by Simmons-Boardman. 8th edition dated 1927. Minor wear. generally OK. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2684

Lot 10 HARDBACK BOOK: "Car Builders Cyclopedia of American Practice". 1192pp published by Simmons-Boardman, 10th edition dated 1922. Some foxing to end pages otherwise OK. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2684

Lot 11 HARDBACK BOOK "Car Builders Cyclopedia of American Practice". 1288pp published by Simmons-Boardman, 12th edition dated 1928. Covers a little rubbed at edges but generally good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2684

Lot 12 HARDBACK BOOK: "Car Builders Cyclopedia of American Practice". 1444pp published by Simmons-Boardman, 17th edition dated 1946. Covers a little rubbed. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2684

Lot 13 HARDBACK BOOK "Steam" published by Babcock & Wilcox Co. in 1898. 154pp relating the generation and use of steam with particular reference to company products. First British edition, adapted into an American edition. Covers bumped. - This item was not sold.

Lot 14 BROWNLIE J: "Railway Steam Cranes". Hardback with dust jacket, 369pp published by the author in 1973. Wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3021

Lot 15 H.WALDORP. Paperback booklet "Onze Nederlandsche Locomotieven in Woord en Beeld". 75pp photo illustrated guide to Dutch locomotives. Published 1932. Covers loose. - This item was not sold.

Lot 16 RAILWAY GAZETTE published "Overseas Railways 1949". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing North British locos, 178pp review of railways overseas including many adverts. - This item was not sold.

Lot 17 RAILWAY GAZETTE published "Overseas Railways 1950". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing North British locos, 190pp review of railways overseas including many adverts. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3021

Lot 18 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. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 2684

Lot 19 C.LANGLEY ALDRICH published booklet "GER Detailed Loco Stock List as at 1st April 1921". 34pp spotters type book. - This item was not sold.

Lot 20 JOWETT A: "Jowett's Railway Atlas". Hardback plus dust jacket, 200+pp published by Guild Publishing in 1989. Minor faults to dust jacket. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4732

Lot 21 A & C BLACK published hardback book with dust jacket "Railway Signalling" edited by OS Nock. 312pp published in 1982. - This item was not sold.

Lot 22 WILLIAMS C. Three paperback register and supplements re LNWR engines, compiled and published by C.Williams. Dated 1912 - 1924. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 23 INSTITUTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS paper "The Electrification of the LBSCR Suburban System" by Montague Long. 56pp dated 1912. Plus reprinted article from the Railway Magazine "The Genesis of the LBSCR", same author and an unused LBSCR notebook. (3) - Sold for £30.00 to bidder number 1368

Total number of Lots in Books: 23.

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