Bradshaw’s Railway Manual & Shareholder’s Guide, 1868


Bradshaw’s Railway Manual, Shareholder’s Guide and Official Directory for 1868. Containing the History and Financial Position of Every Company, British, Foreign and Colonial… illustrated with elaborate steel-engraved railway maps of the British Isles and the continent of Europe, India &c. Manchester & London: Bradshaw & Blacklock; W.J. Adams & Sons, 1868

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Victorian King of the Railways

Bradshaw’s railway manuals summarised the history and development of railway companies around the world. An invaluable aid for contemporary investors, they also chart the evolution of rail transport globally.

Condition & Materials

20th edition. 8vo. pp. xvi, 471, [i], 147, [i] + 3 folding engraved maps of the British Isles (torn without loss), India and Europe. Red publisher’s morocco, extremities rubbed and worn, blocked in gilt with brass clasp, named to J. Fitzsimons, Esq. (lettered direct on the front cover). Fitzsimons was a District Goods Manager for the London and North Western Railway, based at Lancaster (entry 238, p. 198).


Bradshaw’s Railway Manual & Shareholder’s Guide, 1868




Bradshaw & Blacklock, WJ Adams & Sons

Place of publication

Manchester, London

Date of publication



contemporary publisher’s morocco