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Sale 250P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th September 2018
SRA Postal Auction: Books
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Lot 1 FAIRCHILD CB "Street Railways; their Construction, Operation and Maintenance - a practical handbook for street railway men". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 472pp, published by Street Railway Publishing Company in 1892. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 3953
Lot 2 DUNCAN WW "Manual of British and Foreign Tramway Companies". Green clothbound hardback covers, 184pp plus several fold out maps, dated 1880. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 698
Lot 3 FINDLAY G "The Working and Management of an English Railway". Hardback, clothbound covers, 412pp 6th edition published by Whittaker in 1899. Slight wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 4 TWO VOLUME SET of "Locomotive Engineering and The Mechanism of Railways" by Zerah Colburn. Vol. 1 (text) 320pp, vol. 2 (plates). Each large sized hardback books published by William Collins in 1871. Covers a little rubbed but generally OK. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1133
Lot 5 W.J.MACQUORN RANKINE "A Manual of the Steam Engine and other Prime Movers". Hardback, 583pp, 9th edition published by Griffin & Co in 1878. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 6 CHURTON E: "The Railroad Book of England". Hardback, 590pp published by the author in 1851. Cover wear and faults. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2799
Lot 7 REYNOLDS M "Locomotive Engine Driving". Hardback, 258pp published by Crosby Lockwood in 1888. Covers very worn, front darkened with age. - This item was not sold.
Lot 8 JAMIESON A: "A Text Book on Steam and Steam Engines". Hardback, 402pp plus adverts, second edition published by Charles Griffin and Co in 1887. - This item was not sold.
Lot 9 HARDBACK BOOK "Bradshaw's Canals and Navigable Rivers of England and Wales - a handbook of inland navigation" by Henry Rodolph de Salis. 455pp plus adverts and fold out map in rear pocket. Published in 1928. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1293
Lot 10 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with loco illustration in gold on front, 403pp, 37th edition published by LPC in 1936. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1668
Lot 11 BOUND VOLUME of "The Tramway and Railway World" volume 12, January to December 1902. 775pp in hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 698
Lot 12 RAILWAY DIARY AND OFFICIALS DIRECTORY. 186pp, hardback, published by McCorquodale in 1922. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 246
Lot 13 RAILWAY DIARY AND OFFICIALS DIRECTORY. 206pp, hardback, published by McCorquodale in 1937. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812
Lot 14 HARDBACK BOOK "Railways, Steamers & Telegraphs" by George Dodd. 326pp, published by Chambers in 1867. Covers bumped. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2799
Lot 15 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1863. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 600+pp plus maps. Very worn, covers very poor with most of spine missing, maps also very poor. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 246
Lot 16 HOBLYN R.D. "A Manual of the Steam Engine". Hardback, 293pp, published by Scott, Webster and Geary in 1842. Covers bumped, some spine wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 17 AHRONS EL "The British Steam Locomotive 1825-1925". Hardback, 391pp, published by LPC in 1927. Spine and edge of covers faded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 864
Lot 18 HARDBACK BOOK "The Book of British Railways Station Totems" by Brennand & Furness. Laminated illustrated covers, 212pp published by Sutton Publishing in 2002. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3021
Lot 19 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Railway Buttons, Badges & Uniforms" by D.J. Froggatt. 208pp published by Malaga Books in 1986. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4128
Lot 20 CHAKRA N: "Terence Cuneo - The Railway Painter of The Century". Hardback with dust jacket. 160pp published by New Cavendish Books in 1990. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4858
Lot 21 NEELE G.P: "Railway Reminiscences - Notes of a Railway Superintendent's Life - Queen's Journeys". 544pp published by McCorquodale in 1904. Covers worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 911
Lot 22 FINDLAY G "The Working and Management of an English Railway". Hardback, clothbound covers, 412pp 5th edition published by Whittaker in 1894. Spine wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 HARDBACK BOOK "The Ceylon Government Railway - descriptive and illustrated guide" by Henry W Cave. 240pp plus fold out map, published by Cassell in 1910. Wear to edges of covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3016
Lot 24 HARDBACK BOOK "The Railways of New South Wales 1855-1955". 304pp, published by the Department of Railways, NSW. Ex BR(W) Lecture and Debating Society library. Plus similar "Victorian Railways to '62" by LJ Harrigan. 299pp published by the Victorian Railways in 1962. (2) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3953
Lot 25 BOYD J: "The Festiniog Railway". Two volume set with hardback covers and dust jackets. 446pp, published by Oakwood Press in 1956 and 1959. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 26 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "The Railways of Tottenham" by G.H. Lake. 91pp published by Greenlake in 1945. Slight wear to dust jacket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 27 HARDBACK BOOK "One Hundred Years of a Good Company" relating the story of Ruston & Hornsby by Bernard Newman. Hardback with dust jacket, 272pp published by the company in 1957. Minor wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2154
Lot 28 STANTON IRONWORKS published hardback book "Stanton at War 1939 - 45". 66pp photo illustrated guide to the company war effort. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1645
Lot 29 STANTON IRONWORKS published hardback book "The Quarries, Ironstone, Limestone and Sand" by HB Hewlett. 47pp reprint from the company magazine, published 1948. Bindings slightly warped. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1293
Lot 30 SHEFFIELD AND ROTHERHAM CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE handbook "Industrial Sheffield and Rotherham". Clothbound hardback covers, 354pp guide to local industry with fold out maps. Dated 1919. Some wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2923
Lot 31 FORD MOTOR COMPANY official publication "Ford at War". Illustrated card covers, 92pp illustrated guide to the company's war effort. Published 1946. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8453
Lot 32 CLEVELAND BRIDGE AND ENGINEERING COMPANY published hardback book "The Tamar Road Suspension Bridge". 52pp fully illustrated guide to construction of the bridge which opened in 1962. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451
Total number of Lots in Books: 32.
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