Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

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

SRA Postal Auction: Early Railway Guide Books

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Lot 40 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. Leather bound hardback covers, 378pp plus adverts. Photocopied fold out map replacing original. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143

Lot 41 MORTON & CO. published guide to the South Eastern Railway. Illustrated paperback covers showing Charing Cross and Cannon Street stations. 40+pp dated 1880. Slight wear. Plus reproduction version of the same item. (2) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7699

Lot 42 BRADSHAW'S SHILLING HANDBOOK section 3 "Descriptive Guide and Handbook to the LNW, NSR, L&Y Western Section, etc". Paperback, 123pp plus fold out maps, circa 1860s. Cover wear, rear cover detached. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3937

Lot 43 BRADSHAW'S SHILLING HANDBOOK section 4 "Descriptive Guide and Handbook to the MR, GNR, MS&LR, EC&EU, L&Y Eastern Section, etc". Paperback, 123pp plus fold out maps, circa 1860s. OK for age. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 3937

Lot 44 BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland" - Section 3: Northern England. Illustrated paperback covers, 128pp plus adverts and fold out maps, dated 1878. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1644

Lot 45 BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Great Western Railway". Bound with similar for the LSWR, SER and LBSCR. 200+pp in maroon clothbound hardback covers, dated 1845. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 7699

Lot 46 BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Yellow card covers, 46pp, dated 1848. No map or rear cover. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143

Lot 47 BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the London & Brighton Railway". Pink card covers, 50pp, dated 1844. No map, spine wear, remnants of library plate on front. £10

Lot 48 BRADSHAW'S "Stranger's and Visiters' (sic) Guide Through London and its Environs". 160pp plus fold out map, bound into modern hardback covers. Dated 1851. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 7699

Lot 49 BRADSHAW'S "Itinerary of Great Britain". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 138pp, no map. Lists places in Britain and their railway connections. Dated 1859. Covers worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1138

Lot 50 BRADSHAW'S "Illustrated Hand Book to the Tyrol". Hardback with title in gold on front, 86pp plus adverts and map pages. Dated 1878. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743

Lot 51 BRADSHAW'S "Illustrated Hand Book to France". Hardback with title in gold on front, 296pp plus adverts and fold out maps (tears to some). Dated 1897. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743

Lot 52 BRADSHAW'S "Illustrated Hand Book to Belgium and the Rhine". Hardback with title in gold on front, 190pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Dated 1893. Minor wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743

Lot 53 BRADSHAW'S "Illustrated Hand Book to Spain and Portugal". Hardback with title in gold on front, 191pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Dated 1894. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 9113

Lot 54 BRADSHAW'S "Anglo-German Phrase Book for Travellers & Students". Pocket sized, red clothbound covers, 144pp, undated, VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7699

Lot 55 LOCALLY PUBLISHED "Tourists' Guide to Eastham and the Manchester Ship Canal". Paperback 32pp, circa 1890s. Disbound causing spine faults. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3778

Total number of Lots in Early Railway Guide Books: 16.

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