Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 259P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th March 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Books

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Lot 1 TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3016

Lot 2 THOMAS NORMINGTON "The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway". Hardback clothbound covers with title and system map in gold on front, 375pp published by John Heywood in 1898. Corners bumped otherwise OK. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7309

Lot 3 HARDBACK BOOK "The History and Development of the Port of Blyth" by C.E.Baldwin. Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 188pp plus several fold out maps and plans, published by Andrew Reid in 1929. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3230

Lot 4 McADAM W "The Birth, Growth and Eclipse of The Glasgow and South-Western Railway". Card covers, 64pp published by John Horn in 1924. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3752

Lot 5 RAILWAY GAZETTE published booklet "The Scottish Railways: A Sketch of Their Growth and Recent Developments" by A Newlands. Card covers, 28pp published 1921. £10

Lot 6 THE IRISH COMMERCIAL & RAILWAY GAZETTEER compiled by J Leggatt. Second edition dated 1893. Hardback, 93pp, possibly a later rebinding with title page and introduction trimmed at top and bottom. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3953

Lot 7 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.1 Scotland". Hardback with dust jacket, 242pp, published by the author in 2009. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 8067

Lot 8 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.2 Yorks and the North East". Hardback with dust jacket, 278pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 8067

Lot 9 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.3 The Midlands and Wales". Hardback with dust jacket, 209pp. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 287

Lot 10 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.4 The Eastern Counties". Hardback with dust jacket, 256pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 8067

Lot 11 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.5 London and the South East". Hardback with dust jacket, 256pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 12 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.6 The British North West". Hardback with dust jacket, 248pp. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 287

Lot 13 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.7 The Glorious South West". Hardback with dust jacket, 264pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 14 RICHARD FURNESS "Poster to Poster. Railway Journeys in Art. Vol.8 Worldwide Destinations". Hardback with dust jacket, 254pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 15 AEC official publication "Contribution to Victory". Hardback with dust jacket, 120pp illustrated guide to the company's war efforts, published circa late 1940s. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 8453

Lot 16 RAILWAY GAZETTE reprinted article from the Railway Gazette Magazine "Improving London's Transport". 108pp plus fold out map. Dated May 1946. Bound into clothbound hardback covers. Ex library. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 911

Lot 17 RICHARDSON S.T. "The World's First Railway Jubilee". Card covers, 50+pp, published by Bailey and Simpkin Marshall in 1876 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington Railway. Covers very worn and with faults. Plus LMS "Centenary of Railways". 36pp published 1925. Bound into hardback covers (maintaining original covers) with Liverpool Library stamped into front. (2) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1172

Lot 18 VACUUM BRAKE COMPANY large sized book "The Vacuum Automatic Brake". Hardback containing 12 illustrations (some in colour) and fold out diagrams. Dated 1894. Ex library, good condition. £10

Lot 19 KALMBACH PUBLISHING "Trains Album of Photographs - book IV - Colorado Railroads". Card covers (faded at edges), comb binding, 40+pp published 1943. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1144

Lot 20 CARD COVERED BOOKLET "Locomotive Nameplate Register 1964-65" by Hobdey, Summers and Wooliscroft. 51pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1154

Lot 21 BURGH N.P. "The Slide Valve - Practically Considered". Hardback, over 100pp, published by E & F.N. Spon in 1865. Covers worn, tape repair inside front cover. £10

Lot 22 Bound volume of the GWR MAGAZINE. Volume 30 dated January - December 1918. 300pp in unofficial clothbound hardback covers. Ex library. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154

Lot 23 RAILWAY PUBLISHING COMPANY booklet "Gradients of the LNER" by Voyageur. Paperback, 48pp, circa 1920s. Fading and foxing to covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1581

Lot 24 HARDBACK BOOKS "British Railways and The Great War" volumes 1 and 2 by E.A. Pratt, 1194pp, published by Selwyn and Blount in 1921. Minor marking to covers. (2) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 246

Lot 25 NP ROE smaller sized hardback book "A Safe System of Train Working". 20pp plus fold out diagrams, published by the author (District Engineer GIP Railway) in Bombay circa 1940s. £10

Lot 26 RAILWAY PICTORIAL MAGAZINE. Bound volume of issues 1-3 dated 1946-1947 contained in blue clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2586

Lot 27 Great Northern Railway (Ireland), K. Murray, 1944, 148pp, blue boards. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3215

Lot 28 L'Egypte et ses Chemines De Fer, Lionel Wiener, 1932, soft back, 664pp, possibly printer's proof, some wear and splitting. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644

Lot 29 Railway Year Book, 1921, 400pp, red boards, spine faded. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 937

Lot 30 Stokers and Pokers or LNWR The Electric Telegraph and RCH, 208pp, 1849, red boards. £10

Total number of Lots in Books: 30.

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