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686 lots

September 25, 1999

Swinleigh House

Ashton under Hill

Evesham, WR11 6SW United Kingdom

Phone: 01386 881432

Fax: 01386 881432

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Lot 576: [ Railwayana ] Sir William Stanier's personal folio book from his time at Swindon and covering the years 1907-1915 Contains the original tissue

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Description: [ Railwayana ] Sir William Stanier's personal folio book from his time at Swindon and covering the years 1907-1915 Contains the original tissue copies of over 200 of his memos and drawings covering a range of subjects illustrative of the wide variety of work in the CME's Department. A very important and unique archive complete with his own handwritten index. A standard issue GWR foolscap book with well rubbed marbled board covers. The stitching is a little loose in places and a few of the tissues have Some tears but there appears to be no loss. All are clear and readable.

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Lot 577: [ Railwayana ] Light Railway for the United Kingdom, India and the Colonies by J C Mackay and published by Crosby Lockwood in 1896 Casebound in

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Description: [ Railwayana ] Light Railway for the United Kingdom, India and the Colonies by J C Mackay and published by Crosby Lockwood in 1896 Casebound in original red cloth boards with gilt titling. 322pp plus adverts. All plates are present but No xx is loose. Much of the original protective tissue interleaving is present. Stitching is just a little slack in one or two places and Some minor rubbing on covers o/w in generally good condition. Carries the bookplate of Os Nock. Scarce.

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Lot 578: [ Railwayana ] Five of Lord Monkswell's original notebooks of his railway journeys in the Uk and abroad covering the years 1895-1897; 1898-1900;

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Description: [ Railwayana ] Five of Lord Monkswell's original notebooks of his railway journeys in the Uk and abroad covering the years 1895-1897; 1898-1900; 1905-1913; 1926 - 1930 and 1933-1936 The first three bear his signature as R Collier and the last two as Monkswell after enoblement.. These books contain a wealth of information on train timings, loadings, locomotive and journey descriptions etc all in longhand and a number of photographs are included with the text. The books are approximately 4.5in x 7.5in and contain many sellotape repairs but all appear to be complete and entirely legible. An historically important and unique archive.

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Lot 579: [ Railwayana ] Proceedings of Institutional of Civil Engineers Session 1896-97 514pp Casebound volume including papers with drawings etc. on Tower

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Description: [ Railwayana ] Proceedings of Institutional of Civil Engineers Session 1896-97 514pp Casebound volume including papers with drawings etc. on Tower Bridge Superstructure and Machinery; Surface Plant at Kirkby Colliery and a variety of other engineering and railway subjects Together with a copy of "Rambles on Railways by Sir Cusack P Roney published in 1868 Sadly seven of the folding inserts have been extracted from an otherwise sound copy. 2

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Lot 580: [ Railwayana ] Act of Parliament: bound volume of the Act authorising the East Lincolnshire Railway 26 June 1846 Also contain two other Acts - Lands

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Description: [ Railwayana ] Act of Parliament: bound volume of the Act authorising the East Lincolnshire Railway 26 June 1846 Also contain two other Acts - Lands Clauses Consolidation and Railway Clauses Consolidation both 1845 Casebound in leather with gilt titling. Boards and spine well rubbed but o/w tight and vgc.

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