1907-1934 Memorandum of Provisions in Acts of Parliament Relating to Other Companies and Bodies Inserted for the Protections of the Great Western Railway Company; Memorandum of Powers and Protective Clauses
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce
Thirteen volumes of publications of Great Western Railway Company Memorandums, published between 1907 and 1934.
With eight volumes of the 'Memorandum of Provisions in Acts of Parliament Relating to Other Companies and Bodies Inserted for the Protections of the Great Western Railway Company' sessions dating from 1907, 1909, 1912, 1914, 1915 to 1919, 1924 to 1925, 1932 and 1934.
With four volumes of the company 'Memorandum of Powers and Protective Clauses', dating from 1908, 1913, 1914 and 1924.
Also present is an appendix to the 1927 session 'Containing Extracts from Correspondence, &c.'
Each volume is edited by both a company solicitor and parliamentary agent, and contains an interesting record of the internal workings of this British Railway company, founded in 1833.
The GWR was the only company to keep its identity through the Railways Act 1921, which amalgamated it with the remaining independent railways within its territory, a period covered by these publications.
In the publisher's original quarter cloth bindings. With the rear wrap absent to volumes II and VII, with back strip detaching from text block of volume VII. Cloth similarly detaching from heads and tails of remaining volumes. Discolouration to publisher's paper wraps, with some chipping and small tears. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally clean and bright.
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