Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 281P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Books

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Lot 1 HARDBACK BOOK "Views on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway" by John Blackmore. Approx 100pp of text and engravings. Published by Currie and Bowman in 1836. Covers bumped and rubbed, some foxing. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4812

Lot 2 CENTENARY EDITION reprint of Wilhelm Westhofen's "The Forth Bridge". Large size, clothbound hardback covers, 100+ pages published by Moubray House Publishing in 1989. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 353

Lot 3 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Railway Clocks" by Ian P Lyman. 360pp published by Mayfield Books in 2004. Signed by the author. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2144

Lot 4 HARDBACK BOOK "Two Essays in Early Locomotive History" by Dendy Marshall. 120pp published by LPC in 1928. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 599

Lot 5 BOUND VOLUME of the periodical "Cheap Steam (in which is incorporated cheap transport)" published by E.Bennis & Co. Vol.5 dated 1921, 104pp plus adverts in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. £10

Lot 6 STEEL WILFRED L "The History of the LNWR". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 502pp, published by Railway & Travel Monthly in 1914. Wear to covers, spine very worn and with faults. £10

Lot 7 FELLOWS RB: "History of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway". Hardback, 94pp published by Jennings in 1930. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2143

Lot 8 SIR MALCOLM BARCLAY - HARVEY "History of the Great North of Scotland Railway". Hardback, 231pp second edition, published by LPC in 1949. £10

Lot 9 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1949 reprint of 1938 edition. Hardback covers, 654pp, covers bumped and marked. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 911

Lot 10 Bound volume of the GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY JOURNAL. Volume 2 dated July 1906 - June 1907. 338pp in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Staining to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 11 Bound volume of the NER MAGAZINE containing Volumes 1, 2 and 3 dated January 1911 - December 1913. 500+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Cover partially detached at poor spine. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644

Lot 12 BOUND VOLUME of "Bradshaw's Manchester Journal". Volume 1 dated 1841. 424pp, including engravings and a fold out map of Lancashire (torn), in part leather bound hardback covers with title on spine. Covers worn and rubbed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353

Lot 13 BOUND VOLUME of "Bradshaw's Journal: A Miscellany of Literature, Science and Art". Volume 2 dated 1842. 407pp, including engravings, in part leather bound hardback covers with title on spine. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353

Lot 14 As previous lot, volume 3 dated 1842. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353

Lot 15 GWR internally published booklet "The Great Western Railway" by P.R. Gale. 142pp, card covers plus fold out map, published 1926. Details the companies incorporated into the GWR at the Grouping. Covers very poor, tape repairs to map. Plus vol.2 of MacDermott "History of the GWR" signed by Felix Pole and modern photocopy of GWR "Numbering of Stations" book (undated). (3) £10

Lot 16 HARDBACK BOOK "Light Railways at Home and Abroad" by W.H. Cole. 339pp plus diagrams, published by Griffin & Co in 1899. Covers bumped, some foxing. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 9015

Lot 17 HARDBACK BOOK "Pioneer Irrigation and Light Railways" by E. Mawson and ER Calthrop. 260pp plus adverts, published by Crosby in 1904. Covers bumped, remnants of library plate inside front cover. Plus a few booklets mostly relating to minor railways. (7) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 246

Lot 18 PEARCE HIGGINS SH: "The Wantage Tramway". Hardback with dust jacket, 158pp published by Abbey Press in 1958. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 2154

Lot 19 TONKS E. S. "The Ironstone Railways and Tramways of the Midlands". Hardback with dust jacket, 316pp published by LPC in 1961. Plus 7 Birmingham Locomotive Club regional booklets of industrial locomotives published 1940s and 50s. (8) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 657

Lot 20 GRINLING C.H: "The History of the Great Northern Railway 1845 - 1895". Hardback, 424pp published by Methuen in 1898. Fading to spine and part of front cover. £10

Lot 21 LPC published hardback book "Kitsons of Leeds 1837-1937" by Edwin Kitson Clark. 185pp published circa 1939. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2154

Lot 22 FAIRLIE R.F: "The Battle of The Gauges Renewed". Hardback, 147pp published by Effingham Wilson in 1872. Ink staining to covers. £10

Lot 23 COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp in clothbound hardback covers, published by The Holland Company in 1899. Covers worn. £10

Lot 24 PAPERBACK BOOK "Felix J.C. Pole - His Book". 235pp in amateur paperback covers, produced for private circulation Christmas 1954. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595

Lot 25 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1848. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 137pp plus adverts and fold out map (torn). Slight cover wear, good for age. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4738

Lot 26 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1849. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 165pp, no map. Good condition. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 7699

Lot 27 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1868. Leather bound hardback covers and metal clasp, with title in gold on front and spine, 600+pp and fold out maps. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7699

Lot 28 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1863. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 600+pp plus fold out maps. Small tears to some maps, minor wear to covers. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7699

Lot 29 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1866. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 600+pp plus fold out maps. Small tears to some maps, covers rubbed. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7699

Lot 30 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1879. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 631pp plus one fold out map (torn). - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1426

Lot 31 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1917. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 683pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 32 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1918. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 695pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 33 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1919. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 699pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 34 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1920. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 699pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1426

Lot 35 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1921. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 703pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1426

Lot 36 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1922. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 686pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1426

Lot 37 RALEIGH INDUSTRIES publicity booklet "Thus We Served" commemorating the company's war efforts. Thick card covers, 50pp plus photo illustrations, published 1946. Scuff on cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143

Lot 38 GOLD COAST RAILWAY illustrated review and guide book. Illustrated card covers showing route map and loco. 130pp guide to the railway with fold out map. Dated 1927. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 414

Lot 39 SOUVENIR booklet for the opening of the Panharpur Extension of the Barsi Light Railway by ER Calthrop. Paperback photo illustrated covers, 31pp published 1906. Slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 246

Total number of Lots in Books: 39.

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