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A selection of our stock of Railway prints.


Please note: All our prints are guaranteed as original. We do not sell reproductions.


Views on the Liverpool - Manchester Railway.


Drawn by T.T. Bury, engraved by Pyall, and published by Ackermann, 1833. Rainhill bridge. A hand-coloured aquatint. Plate number 12 of this most famous set of views of the Liverpool - Manchester Railway. Print size, 10x8 inches. The set of 13 is available, framed in dark wood, and with the most wonderful original colour. The set cannot be split.


However, we have most of the plates as singletons. Please e-mail with any enquiries.


The entrance of the Railway at Edge Hill, Liverpool. Ackermann's plate number 2.


Excavation of Olive Mount (4 miles from Liverpool). Ackermann's plate number 3.


The viaduct across the Sankey Valley. Ackermann's plate number 4.


View of the Railway across Chat Moss, Ackermann's plate number 5.


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The entrance into Manchester across Water Street. Ackermann's plate number 6.


Coaches, etc., employed on the Railway. Ackermann's plate number 7.


The Railway Office, Liverpool. Ackermann's plate number 8.


Warehouses at the end of the tunnel, towards Wapping. Ackermann's plate number 9.


The Moorish Arch, looking from the Tunnel. Ackermann's plate number 10.


Near Liverpool, looking towards Manchester. Ackermann's plate number 11.


Parkside. (The Station where  Mr. Huskisson fell). Ackermann's plate number 13.


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Hand coloured lithograph View of the Liverpool and Manchester Rail Road at the point where it crosses the Duke of Bridgewater's Canal, by     A.B. Clayton. 1831. One of a pair of rare lithographs, the other being the Moorish Arch on the approach to Liverpool. Print size, 14x9 inches. Framed, with strong original colour. Sold as a pair.


A.B. Clayton, The Moorish Arch, Liverpool. See above.


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A VERY rare item.

C.F. Dendy Marshall, 'Centenary History of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway',  1930, pp. 135 - 136, describes the following item thus:


"A beautiful set of etchings was published by I. Shaw of Liverpool in two parts, 'drawn and engraved by I. Shaw Junr.' They were entitled 'A new and complete work of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway; comprising all the most interesting views on the line of Railway, and every other object of public interest connected with it.....Liverpool: Published by I. Shaw, Post Office Place; and Grundy & Fox, Exchange Street, Manchester, MDCCCXXXI.'


Issued in two parts, we are pleased to show the complete set bound as one.


The binding.




The title page.....




.....and the beginning of the description of the views.



Marshall continues, 'They are occasionally to be met with in 'proof' form (very fine impressions).....' This set IS one of the rare proof sets.



Part I. Plate 1. The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, Sept. 15th, 1830, with the Moorish Arch at Edgehill as it appeared on that day. With description.




Part I. Plate 2. The Viaduct over the Sankey Canal. With description.




Part I. Plate 3. Newton Church and Village. With description.



The plate above is perhaps the rarest in this set.






Part I. Plate 4. The Northumbrian Engine. With description.




Part II. Plate 5. Chat Moss. With description.




Part II. Plate 6. Olive Mount. With description.




Part II. Plate 7. Rainhill Bridge. With description.




Part II. Plate 8. Planet Engine. With description.



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Rainhill bridge again, but this time as a singleton by I. Shaw of Liverpool. Plate number 7 of his series of prints. Later colour. Print size, c.8 x 7 inches. Framed in a gold moulding.



Olive Mount Cuttings. Part 2, number 6. Modern colour. Print size, c.8 x 7 inches. Framed in a gold moulding.


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Two views of the new Lime Street Railway Station, Liverpool, and the station at Edge Hill. Drawn by Kelper, engraved by Harris. Published by Ackermann, 1833. Original colour. Hogarth frame.



View of Lime Street Station.



View of Lime Street station.



A further view of Rainhill Bridge, this time a lithograph by Crane of Chester. Old colour. Print size, c. 4 x 6 inches. Framed in a gold moulding.



We also have books and pamphlets on the Liverpool-Machester Railway:


An Account of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway..., by Henry Booth. Second edition, Liverpool, 1831. Contains lithographic view of the Moorish Arch, folding route map, and figure of gradients.


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Another very rare set of early railway prints:


Drawn by T.T. Bury, engraved by J. Harris, and published by Ackermann, September, 1837.

Views on the London and Birmingham Railroad.



The Bridge over the Canal at King's Langley.




A closer view.




The Viaduct at Watford.




A closer view.




Entrance to the tunnel at Watford.




A closer view.




View Taken from under the Hampstead Road Bridge.




A closer view.




View taken from the Bridge over the Canal, Camden Town.




A closer view.




The Station at Euston Square.




A closer view.




The original guarantee on the back of the Hogarth frames.



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Individual plates from a further set:

Views of the Manchester and Leeds Railway, by A. F. Tait, 1845.


The title page. The illustration is of the East entrance to Elland Tunnel.




Bridge over the Irwell, Victoria Station, Manchester.




Victoria Station, Hunt's Bank, Manchester.




Rochdale Station.




Littleborough and Rochdale.




West entrance, summit tunnel.




Todmorden, from the North.




Todmorden Viaduct & Bridge.




The Todmorden Valley, from above Mytholm Church.




Whiteleys Viaduct, Charleston Curves.




Hebden Bridge Station.




Sowerby Bridge, from Kings Cross.




Halifax.




Rastrick Terrace & Viaduct.




Brighouse Station.




Brighouse.




Wakefield.




Normanton Station.




Normanton Station. (A second copy.)



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Railway engineering.


Viaducts.


The Ashton Viaduct.




The Avon Viaduct.




Brighton viaduct on the Hastings branch.




Colesbrook viaduct, near Tunbridge-Wells.




Crimple Valley Viaduct.




Etherow Viaduct, near Manchester.




Foord Viaduct, South-Eastern Railway.




Guilford viaduct, South-Eastern Railway.




Ivy Bridge, viaduct - South Devon Railway.




Ivybridge viaduct, South Devon Railway.




Peterborough viaduct.




Sankey Viaduct, Liverpool-Manchester Rail-Road. (Pickering & Kernot, 1831)




The Sherborne Viaduct near Coventry, and bridge over the Holyhead Road.




Viaduct over the River Colne, near Watford.




Wolverton viaduct, London & North-Western Ralway.




The Wolverton Viaduct near Stony Stratford.



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Railway bridges.


Conway. The Bridges from the Castle. Original painting by John Steeple, c.1858. (Protected by film.)




Conway from the River, c. 1858. Original painting by John Steeple. (Protected by film.)




The Conway tubular bridge on the Chester & Holyhead Railway.




Conway Bridge. Floating the second tube.




Conway Tubular Bridge, with the preparations for raising the second tube.




Bridge over the River Lodden, on the Reading, Guilford & Reigate Railway.




Menai Suspension Bridge from the Tubular Bridge, 1858. Original painting by John Steeple. (Protected by film.)




The Menai suspension bridge: with the Britannia tubular bridge in the distance.




Great Tubular Bridge over the Menai Strait, Chester & Holyhead Railway.




Cast Iron Arches, originally proposed for the Britannia Bridge, 1849.




A west view of the Britannia Tubular and Menai Suspension Bridges.




Railway swing-bridge, Folkstone Harbour.




Bridge over the Uxbridge Road near Harwell.




Rye swing-bridge, South-Eastern Railway.



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Other railway scenes.


Aston Hall.




The Shakespere Cliff and Tunnel, South-Eastern Railway.




Untitled, similar view.




The Blisworth Embankment, The road leading from Towcester to Northampton.




Steam-engine manufactory and iron-works, Bolton.




Braestones Station. (Whitehaven & Furness Junction.)




Terminus of the Brighton & Dover Railroads.




Interior of the General Railway Station, Chester.




The excavation near Camden Town, with the stationary engine, chimneys, & locomotive engine house.




Charing-Cross Railway Station.




Interior of the Charing-Cross Railway Station.




Coventry.



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Harrow on the Hill.




Excavation at Hartford.




View from the top of Kilsby Tunnel, looking towards Rugby.




Works of the Midland Railway at King's Cross, Temporary Bridge, Old St.Pancras-Road.




Linby Station, Nottingham & Mansfield Railway.




Newton Road Station near Birmingham.




The Railway near Penkridge. Teddesley Hall in the distance.




Railway Station, Peterborough.




The Reading Station.




Stafford.




View near Whitmore.




An untitled, beautifully coloured early railway station scene.




"On the Underground." (London.)



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Railway Map of Great Britain.




The title: RAILWAY MAP of GREAT BRITAIN shewing the railways completed and the stations on each line with the steam-boat tracks from the principal British and Continental sea ports..... John Rapkin.


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The Great Northern Railway, District Maps. 1913 - 1916.




G.N.R. South District, February 1913. (Kings Cross - Peterborough.)




G.N.R. Lincolnshire District. (May, 1915.)




G.N.R. Derbyshire District. (September 1915.)




G.N.R. Yorkshire District. (May 1916.)


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