Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 230P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 27 FOOLSCAP SIZED "Memorandum on the Replica of the Rocket constructed by Robert Stephenson & Co in 1929 for Henry Ford Esq". Part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 16 typescript pages plus attached photos. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 28 AIRDRIE AND BATHGATE JUNCTION RAILWAY report on the mineral fields along the line carried out by mining engineers. Foolscap sized, card covers, 14pp dated 1846. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812

Lot 29 NORTH MIDLAND RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Foolscap sized, 171pp later Midland Railway clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Circa 1830s. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the line between Leeds and Derby. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 356

Lot 30 Large sized LEDGER type hardback book. Originally intended to be an accounts book for the Skene & Echt Railway and St.Combs Light Railway but hardly used. Used many years later used as a Day Book for section No.1 Aberdeen, P. Way Gang. Approx 200 handwritten pages used between 1938 and 1962. Mine of information. Well used condition. - Sold for £200 to bidder number 254

Lot 31 BOUND VOLUME of the proceedings in the House of Commons for the act to enable the Caledonian Railway to construct lines in the Glasgow area. 256pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1881. Cover wear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4812

Lot 32 BOUND VOLUME of the proceedings in the House of Commons and House of Lords for the act to enable the Caledonian Railway to construct a connecting line between Larbert and Grangemouth. 330pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1881. Cover wear. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1608

Lot 33 BOUND VOLUME of the House of Commons Committee evidence for and against the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway bill. 250+pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1838. Spine missing causing covers and a few pages to become detached. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 34 REPORT of the arbitration between the Metropolitan Railway and the GCR re the history of the Metropolitan since 1872 in regard to its northern policy. Foolscap sized, 42pp dated 1899. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644

Lot 35 Bound volume of THE LOCOMOTIVE NEWS AND RAILWAY NOTES, volume 6 - 10 covering 1920 - 21. 500+pp bound into modern hardback covers. VGC. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2586

Lot 36 BOUND VOLUME of "Railway Travel Monthly Magazine" volume 1 May - December 1910. 704pp, some cover wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1154

Lot 37 BEMROSE & SONS published "Midland Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 64pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold out map (torn). Circa 1874. Disbound, no covers. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1642

Lot 38 BEMROSE & SONS published "SER Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 52pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1875. A few annotations, cover faults, rear detached. Plus SER Accountant's Office typed list of cost of Dover Division works 1838 - 1847. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2799

Lot 39 FOOLSCAP SIZED paperback booklet "East Coast Railway Companies Powers over Scotch Railways - Extracts from Acts of parliament etc". 77pp, covers dusty. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812

Lot 40 MIDLAND RAILWAY hardback book "In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919". 72pp list of those lost. Covers very stained. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143

Lot 41 MIDLAND RAILWAY booklet "Through Booking Arrangements with the Manchester Ship Canal Company at Manchester for through loads of 1 ton and upwards". Red clothbound card covers, 18pp plus large fold out plan of docks. Dated September 1918. Some annotations, covers worn. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644

Lot 42 NER ledger type hardback book containing circulars dated 1870s - 1890s with a few later LNER issues added at the end. Many cover signalling alterations. Covers very poor, contents interesting. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4995

Lot 43 NER booklet "Traffic Restrictions - General Circular TR697". 87pp dated October 1917. Damp staining to edges throughout. - This item was not sold.

Lot 44 NER foolscap sized book of instructions to agents re "Traffic for and from Collieries, Works, Sidings & Depots connected with the North Eastern Railway". 88pp dated September 1918. Loss and wear to covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 45 NER signalbox "Train Register Book" from Kettleness signalbox. Duly completed for the period between January and June 1916. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1183

Lot 46 LNWR ledger type hardback book detailing surplus lands on the main line between London and Birmingham. 140+ pages of handwritten and printed letters inviting various parties to express interest in plots of surplus land along with plans of land referred to and some replies. Most circa 1850. Covers very tatty and poor, contents OK. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1426

Lot 47 LNWR foolscap sized book "List of Places, Works, Firms and Sidings connected with the LNWR etc". Red clothbound, card covers, 140pp dated February 1907. Covers very poor, contents OK. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1426

Lot 48 L&YR book of block telegraph and electric train tablet regulations etc. Green, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 210pp, worn, many tipped in amendments. Dated 1919. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3794

Lot 49 L&YR specification and tender document for the North Lancashire Loop Line. Foolscap sized, clothbound card covers, 15pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1870. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 50 L&YR specification and tender document for the Liverpool Loop Line. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 20pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1883. Spine worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 51 L&YR specification and tender document for the Halshaw Moor Tunnel. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 12pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1880. Wear to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 52 L&YR specification and tender document for the Hoddlesden Branch. Foolscap sized, clothbound card covers, 12pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1874. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 53 L&YR specification and tender document for the Heap Bridge Branch. Foolscap sized, clothbound card covers, 16pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1872. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 54 L&YR specification and tender document for the Astley Bridge Branch. Foolscap sized, clothbound card covers, 16pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1872. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 55 L&YR specification and tender document for the Ripponden Branch. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 15pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1873. Spine worn and covers nearly detached. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 56 L&YR specification and tender document for the Bacup Branch Widening. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 40pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1877. Covers worn and loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 57 L&YR specification and tender document for the Brighouse Branch. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 15pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1874. Spine worn and covers nearly detached. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 58 L&YR specification and tender document for the North Lancashire Loop Extension contract No.2. Foolscap sized, leather bound card covers, 10pp with title in gold on front. Dated 1871. Covers rubbed and a little loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 59 L&YR specification and tender document for alterations to Croft Street, Bradford. Foolscap sized, paperback, 10pp, dated 1880. Cover wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 60 L&YR specification document for widening Crumpsall Lane Bridge. Foolscap sized, paperback, 28pp, dated 1900. Covers dusty/grubby. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3937

Lot 61 L&YR foolscap sized ledger type book "Parcel Distance Book and Instructions Relating to Coaching Traffic". 200+pp dated March 1911. Covers very worn/poor, contents worn, many amendments added. Ex Newsholme - This item was not sold.

Lot 62 GER foolscap sized instructions relating to the availability of ordinary, tourist, fortnightly, etc tickets. 16pp dated December 1899. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 621

Lot 63 Seven copies of the GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE issued between January 1911 and November 1918. Mostly good condition. (7) - This item was not sold.

Lot 64 GWR foolscap sized ledger type book "Running Powers". 291pp showing running power agreements over other company's lines and their running powers over GWR lines. Most pages have small, RCH type diagrams of the lines in question. Dated 1927. Covers, especially spine, rubbed. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 1338

Lot 65 GWR ledger type hardback book listing inspections of locomotive boilers. 500+ pages showing depot location and loco numbers. Used between 1947 and 1950. Good used condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1430

Lot 66 GWR internal report "Notes on the Railways of the United States of America May 1928". Foolscap sized, 60+ typescript pages. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1338

Lot 67 GWR Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, Swindon, internal report "The Running of 4-wheeled Vehicles in Fast Trains - General Report". Card covers, 20 typescript pages, plus many photos and diagrams. Dated July 1944. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1338

Lot 68 Bound volume of the GWR MAGAZINE. Volume 12 dated January - December 1910. 300+pp in later hardback covers with title in gold on spine. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154

Lot 69 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. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1338

Lot 70 GWR file of private sidings record sheets, some with diagrams. Various locations. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1644

Lot 71 GWR. Approx 44 disbound reports from the Report on Branch Lines. One large sheet for each branch, each showing small line diagram, expenditure and receipts for 1925, proposed alterations and savings. Incomplete set with 24pp report on branch lines published March 1926. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644

Lot 72 GWR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1891 and 1900. 100+pp in clothbound hardback covers. Slight spine wear otherwise OK. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4812

Lot 73 GWR hardback book "Current (1928) Fares". 284pp, used condition. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1085

Lot 74 BOUND VOLUME of "Southern on Service" and "Southern Home Guard Newspapers" No. 1 January 1940-No. 29 January 1945. 100+pp in hardback cover with title in gold on front. Fading to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 624

Lot 75 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics years 1913 and 1922 to 1927". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 240pp. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1426

Lot 76 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1929 - 30". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 312pp. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4283

Lot 77 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1930 - 31". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 330pp, amendments added. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 78 LMS official 7 typescript page booklet "List of Named Locomotives". Dated September 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 79 Approx 15 LMS depot notices. Variety of subjects, all with backing paper/card. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1143

Lot 80 LNER "Report on the Problems and Costs of Converting into Motor Roads the Haughley - Laxfield and Wivenhoe - Brightlingsea Branch Railways". Paperback, foolscap sized, 40 typescript pages dated December 1932. Very rusty staples removed, cover faults. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1642

Lot 81 LNER "First Report of the LNER Post-war Development Committee". Paperback, foolscap sized, 48pp dated September 1943. Spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 225

Lot 82 LNER signalbox "Train Register Book" from Hinderwell signalbox. Duly completed for the period between January and November 1933. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 8159

Lot 83 Six LNER or Railway Executive Eastern Region cleaning and painting contract and specification documents covering various workings in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Foolscap sized, duly completed. (6) - This item was not sold.

Lot 84 LNER file of papers re the withdrawal of Clayton steam railcars. Approx 10 typescript pages dated 1935. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250

Lot 85 LNER booklet "Information Relating to Transit and Delivery of General Goods between Newcastle and Neighbouring Stations". Green coloured card covers, 11pp, dated September 1927. - This item was not sold.

Lot 86 LNER North Eastern Area Southern Division booklet "Arrangements for Signalling in Foggy Weather or During Falling Snow". Pink coloured paperback covers, 60pp dated November 1927. Covers marked. Plus supplement No.1 dated January 1930. - This item was not sold.

Lot 87 GNR signalling notice circular No.12115a re opening of additional down goods line Stukeley to Abbotts Ripton. 1pp dated September 1897. Folded and worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 911

Lot 88 LSWR signalling notice No.11 of 1909 re opening of an additional line between Newton Tony station and Amesbury station and provision of Coligny - Welch distinguishing signal lamps to certain distant signals. 4pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4283

Lot 89 LSWR signalling notice No.11 of 1921 re opening of new sidings for hump shunting at Feltham on 1st May. 6pp plus fold out diagram. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 249

Lot 90 LSWR signalling notice No.18 of 1909 re new and altered signals at Topsham station and provision of Coligny - Welch distinguishing signal lamps to certain distant signals. 3pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4283

Lot 91 LSWR signalling notice No.24 of 1909 re bringing into use a new road at Waterloo station and putting out of use the engine shed between south and central stations, Waterloo on 31st October. 2pp, tears down l/h edge. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 249

Lot 92 LBSCR signalling notice re the opening of the new South signalbox at Croydon station and closing of Fairfield Junction box on March 21st 1897. Foolscap sized, red and blue print, 4pp, marks on rear page where removed from album. Fragile. - This item was not sold.

Lot 93 LBSCR signalling notice re the opening of the new intermediate signalbox at Ripe Crossing on June 12th 1899. Foolscap sized, red and blue print, 1pp, folded and with edge tears and creases. Fragile. - This item was not sold.

Lot 94 LBSCR supplementary notice No.31 re royal train for the King and Queen from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on August 1st 1901. 4pp, foolscap sized, edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 249

Lot 95 LNER Royal Train notice No.R1040 re trains from King's Cross to King's Lynn and Wolferton to Cambridge 21st/22nd October 1934. 4pp. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1950

Lot 96 GWR Royal Trains notice No.10 re various trains to and from Wales on March 18th - 21st 1941. 40pp. Horizontal and vertical folds, small section removed from top edge of front cover. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 486

Lot 97 GWR Royal Trains notice No.70 re train from Paddington to Oxford and return on October 24th 1946. 13pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Lot 98 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.729 re trains from Windsor and Eton Riverside to Weymouth and Portland Dockyard to Windsor and Eton Riverside on 28th & 29th April 1959. 8pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 72.

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