Details about *Bradshaw's 1873 Railway Manual,Guide & Directory**Bradshaw's 1873 Railway Manual,Guide & Directory* See original listing
07 Jul, 2014 13:13:27 BST
[ 13 bids ]
Essex/Suffolk Border, United Kingdom
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PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THE AGE OF THIS ITEM ( JUST OVER 140 YEARS OLD !!!! ) WHICH WAS USED AS A WORKING DOCUMENT AND CONDITION WILL GENERALLY REFLECT THAT .
This offering is a very early over 140 years old " Bradshaw's Railway Manual , Shareholders Guide , and Official Directory for 1873 . Containing the History and Financial Position of Every Company , British , Foreign and Colonial " . Measures 7 " x 5 " and almost 2 " thick in green covers and all titling is in gold infill with a massive 418 pages plus about 30 pages of adverts and also at the back a 100 page Appendix .
Also states on the front cover " SOLICITOR'S OFFICE EUSTON STATION " .
Its a hand book for ALL railway companies as at 1873 with their history , position , statistics , powers and contains an A - Z of the UK and various countries around the world . What is not here regarding 1870's railway companies is not worth knowing . There are THREE fold out maps The UK + Ireland , Europe and India .
This is an ORIGINAL 1873 Edition and NOT a Reprint .
I think you all know the format suffice to say there is absolutely masses of information .
I have been collecting railwayana for over 40 years and in that time have amassed about 100 of these Bradshaws guides from 1849 to 1923 . I have started selling them and probably have about 40 left !!!!! .
GENERALLY THIS IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION AND TO HAVE THE THREE MAPS IS AN ADDED BONUS .
Usual start at just 99p with NO RESERVE so fill your boots !!!!!!!!! .
Condition.....Covers are grubby and worn at extremities particularly top of the spine...sunned spine......interior browning and foxing on various pages and inside covers......the three maps have minor tears where they join the book...
FULL REFUND IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY WITH MY DESCRIPTION WHEN RECEIVED .
...............NOW THE BORING BITS..............
I have been collecting Railwayana and Transport related collectables along with Topography for over 30 years and now is the time to whittle it all down .
Please make all cheques payable to Mr.R.WHITECHURCH .
I do combine postage costs on more than one item .
If you have any questions about this item please e-mail me .
I will unless stated only supply to the UK .
Buyer to pay Post and Packing which I will get proof of posting and in the event of loss or damage will pass this on to the buyer . Once item is posted I cannot be held responsible for it. IF YOU WANT ITEM REGISTERED PLEASE REQUEST IT .
Happy Bidding out there and Thanks for showing interest .