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Viaduct at Slade, Devon.
Viaduct at Slade, Devon.
Angel, Printer, Exeter.
Printed by O. Angel, Lithographer, 94, Fore Street. and R. Lidstonem Bookseller, 16, George St. Plymouth. [n.d., c.1850.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 280 x 385mm (11 x 15¼"). Creased.
A steam locomotive on the Blatchford Viaduct, South Devon Railway. Built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and completed in 1849, it was replaced in 1893.
[Ref: 52998]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Map of the Grand Junction Railway, Including the Liverpool and Manchester Line.
A Map of the Grand Junction Railway, Including the Liverpool and Manchester Line.
Liverpool, Published by H. Lacey, Bold Street, And Sold by all Booksellers. [n.d., c.1838.]
Scarce lithographic map. Sheet 570 x 300mm (22½ x 11¾"). Trimmed into printed area and folded (as issued).
A map of the railway from Birmingham to Newton Junction, where it joined the Liverpool and Manchester Line. The Grand Junction Railway was arguably the world's first long-distance railway with steam traction. In 1846 it became part of the London and North Western Railway.
[Ref: 52994]   £180.00  
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Preparing for Publication, A Highly-Finished Line Engraving, on Steel, of the Viaduct at Dutton,
Preparing for Publication, A Highly-Finished Line Engraving, on Steel, of the Viaduct at Dutton, on the Grand Junction Railway. From a Picture by Thomas Creswick, Esq. Engraved by W. Radclyffe.
[n.d., c.1836.]
Letterpress prospectus. Sheet 255 x 160mm (10 x 6¼"). Edges, worn, creasing.
An advertisment for a view of Joseph Locke and George Stephenson's railway viaduct over the River Weaver, completed 1836. The finished engraving was 'The Dutton Viaduct on the Grand Junction Railway, over the Valley of the Weaver', published by Wrightson and Webb, New Street, Birmingham.
[Ref: 52995]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Plan of the Great North of England Railway.
Plan of the Great North of England Railway. Tho.s Storey Esq.r Engineer. R. Otley & T. Sopwith, Surveyors.
[n.d., c.1836.]
Engraved map, with some hand colour. 495 x 350mm (19½ x 13¾"), with large margins, watermarked 'J Whatman 1836'. Folded as issued, holes in corners; old ink mss. table of distances and added names on map.
A map of north east England, covering from Huddersfield and the Humber north to Morpeth, marking the existing railways and the route of the proposed 'Great North of England Railway' marked in red. The route from York and Darlington was opened in 1841, but by 1846 the company had been absorbed by the 'Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway'.
[Ref: 53005]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge] The Great Railway Suspension Bridge
[Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge] The Great Railway Suspension Bridge being the Connecting Link in the American Chain of Railways from the Atlantic & The Missisippi. J.A. Robbling Engineer.
[n.d., c.1855.]
Rare coloured wood engraving. Sheet 140 x 210mm (5½ x 8¼"). Tears in edges.
A view of Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, linking Ontario, Canada, with New York State, with the waterfall in the background. Built in 1855, it was the world's first working railway suspension bridge, with road traffic on a lower deck. It was replaced in 1897.
[Ref: 52996]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Travelling on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Travelling on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
H. Austen del. , March, 1832. Lith.d by Baird, So.th John St. L.pool.
Published by T. Taylor, at his Establishment, 31 Castle St. and 73 Church St. Liverpool. [n.d., c.1832.]
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 180 x 255mm (7 x 10"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
The steam locomotives 'Planet', built by Robert Stephenson in 1830 for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The LMR was the world’s first intercity railway, 31 miles long. On the 23th November 1830, Planet ran the whole line in an hour. The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester has a working replica of 'Planet'.
[Ref: 53194]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Oblique Arch in the viaduct on the London & Birmingham Railway at Watford, Herts.
The Oblique Arch in the viaduct on the London & Birmingham Railway at Watford, Herts. Dedicated by permision to G W Buck, Esq.r Engineer.
Drawn & Lithographed by W.m Sharp, Sen.r
[n.d., c.1840.]
Rare & fine coloured lithograph. Sheet 320 x 435mm (12½ x 17"). Slight mount burn.
The Bushy Arches, Watford, on the London to Birmingham Railway soon after the opening in 1838.
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Railway and Viaduct, Across the Turnpike Road,
Railway and Viaduct, Across the Turnpike Road, Watford, _ Herts.
Drawn from Nature & on Stone, by J.C. Oldmeadow.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 285 x 395mm (11¼ x 15½"). Slight mount burn.
The Bushy Arches, Watford, on the London to Birmingham Railway soon after the opening in 1838.
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View of the Termination of the London Grand Junction Railway at Skinner Street.
View of the Termination of the London Grand Junction Railway at Skinner Street.
[Standidge and Lemon, Litho.] [n.d., c.1835.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 265 x 355mm (10½ x 14") Trimmed at bottom, losing printer's inscription.
A hypothetical view of the terminus steps of the planned 'London Grand Junction Railway', intended to link the City of London to Camden Town and the London and Birmingham Railway. To the side are the Saracen's Head Hotel and St Sepulcre's Church. The railway was over-ambitious and did not raise enough money to become viable, despite being approved by Act of Parliament.
[Ref: 52989]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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This View of the Entrance to the London Grand Junction Railway, at Skinner Street,
This View of the Entrance to the London Grand Junction Railway, at Skinner Street, as Approved by the Committee of the House of Commons, and agreed with the Corporation of London.
[Standidge and Lemon, Litho.] [n.d., c.1835.]
Rare coloured lithograph. Sheet 350 x 440mm (13¾ x 17¼"). A few tears and loss at edge & bottom left..
A view of the proposed frontage of the planned 'London Grand Junction Railway', intended to link the City of London to Camden Town and the London and Birmingham Railway. Behind is St Sepulcre's Church. The railway was over-ambitious and did not raise enough money to become viable, despite being approved by Act of Parliament.
[Ref: 52993]   £330.00  
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Plan and Section of an Intended Railway, to be called The North Midland Railway,
Plan and Section of an Intended Railway, to be called The North Midland Railway, commencing at or near to The Town of Leeds, in the Township and Parish of Leeds in the West Riding of the County of York, and Terminating at or near to The Town of Derby, in the Parish of St Alkmundsin in the County of Derby, With Branches therefrom. George Stephenson, Engineer. Fred Swanwick, Assistant Engineer.
[n.d., c.1835.]
Two parts; oblong folio, stitched; 'plan' with engraved title page, 6 full-size engraved maps, J. Whatman watermark 1836; 470 x 680mm (18½ x 26¾") and four inserted details of various sizes; 'section' with engraved title page, with 6 full-size plates and a detail. Lacking wrappers, mms annotations, some soiling and tears.
A plan showing the proposed route of the North Midland Railway, marking the land that needed to be purchased for construction, and a cross-section of the same route, displaying the obstacles to be overcome. George Stephenson surveyed the route, preferring to follow river valleys with minimal gradients and fewer embankments and cuttings, but needing large curves. Despite protests from Sheffield, by businessmen who wanted the railway to pass through the town, Stephenson's plan was approved and received Royal Assent on 4th July 1836.
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