Bradshaw Family Bradshaw (1848)

Bradshaw

Bradshaw’s Railway Companion containing the times of departure, fares etc. of the railways in England, published by Bradshaw, London January 1848.

Published: 1848

Date: 1848

Bradshaw’s Railway Companion containing the times of departure, fares etc. of the railways in England, published by Bradshaw, London January 1848. Coded 1st Mo.1848 In cloth-covered boards size 12 by 7.5 cm. with a gold label with the title to the front. 150 pages. Contains the timetables of the major railway companies and other train information, 14 pages of maps, some hand-coloured. With five double-page city plans (Bristol, Birmingham, Oxford, Liverpool and Manchester) and a folding map of London, a folding map of the railways of England and Wales and a folding chart of the gradients of the principal lines. The front board has a label above the title indicating that this copy was “Office File No. 51”. The front endpaper has a later label, possibly early 20th century stating that this was the property of the Secretary of the Railway Exhibition Committee and it is signed in ink by Hilda Bradshaw, grandaughter of George Bradshaw. This exhibition seems to have been held to mark the centenary of the Liverpool to Manchester railway in 1930. Good to VG condition.

Illustrated
Maps

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Stiff boards

£385

Offered by Arthur Hook