Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 242P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 20th March 2018 (postponed from 13th March)

SRA Postal Auction: Early Railway Guide Books

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Lot 24 PARSONS E. "The Tourist's Companion or The History of the Scenes and Places on the Route by Railroad and Steam Packet from Leeds and Selby to Hull". Hardback, clothbound covers, 243pp published by Whittaker in 1835. Cover wear. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2546

Lot 25 TUCK'S RAILWAY SHAREHOLDER'S MANUAL. 8th edition dated 1847. Clothbound hardback covers with title on front, 412pp. Covers a little worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143

Lot 26 LNWR "Official Tourist Picturesque Guide to The Principal Tourists Districts in Great Britain & Ireland". Hardback covers with illustrated design in gold on front. 660pp plus maps, circa 1876. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644

Lot 27 BOUND VOLUME of Morton's Guides covering various companies. 300+pp contained in clothbound hardback covers. Guides bound without covers and adverts. Circa 1880. Spine faded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 979

Lot 28 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1848. Green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 137pp plus adverts, no fold out map. Some cover wear, contents page detached. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 246

Lot 29 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY ALMANACK, DIRECTORY, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND MANUAL dated 1849. Green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 160pp plus adverts and fold out map. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 30 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1868. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 650pp plus fold out maps. Bindings loose, damage to top of spine, map detached. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143

Lot 31 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1886. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 617pp plus fold out maps. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2546

Lot 32 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1870. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 608pp plus fold out maps. Covers rubbed, maps torn. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2546

Lot 33 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1903. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 683pp plus fold out maps. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2546

Lot 34 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1904. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 679pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2546

Lot 35 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1912. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 670pp plus fold out maps. Fading to covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 534

Lot 36 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts. No fold out map, covers restored. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 37 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized paperback edition, 192pp published by Henry Lacey in 1837 Covers detached, spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143

Lot 38 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 192pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1838. Cover very worn and marked. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 7699

Lot 39 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 204pp plus adverts. No map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1838. Cover very worn. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 40 FREELING'S Railway Companion for the London & Birmingham and Liverpool & Manchester Railway. Faded hardback covers, 400+pp plus fold out map, published by Henry Lacey in 1838. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7699

Lot 41 DUNCAN'S "Itinerary of Scotland with Principal Roads to London". 200+pp in leather bound hardback covers, dated 1820. Covers rubbed, good for age. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 42 MENZIES published booklet "Pocket Guide to Edinburgh and its Environs". Green card covers, 78pp, circa 1850s. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7699

Total number of Lots in Early Railway Guide Books: 19.

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