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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
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Lot 401 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: HULL, BARNSLEY AND WEST RIDING JUNCTION RAILWAY AND DOCK COMPANY souvenir for the ceremony of the cutting of the first sod by the chairman of the company, January 15th 1881. 4pp thin card with ornate coloured, certificate type front cover, opening to show route diagram and plan of works around Hull. Programme of day's events on rear. Spine split causing separation into two halves. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2069.
Lot 402 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY souvenir programme for the South Side Employees 32nd annual "Soiree and Concert" in March 1905. 63pp including adverts and portrait photos of company officials. Blue and gold card covers marked and with some amateurish restoration. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1183.
Lot 403 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: EAST COAST ROUTE official guide book "Bonnie Scotland". Pictorial coloured boards showing scenic views. 166pp plus adverts, published by Photochrom, 3rd edition circa 1910s. Covers rubbed on corners. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 404 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: GER official publication "Summer Holidays" by Percy Lindley. Hardback covers, 93pp dated April 1906. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4734.
Lot 405 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LBSCR 32pp booklet "Programme of Cheap Tickets to the Seaside issued from London". Printed on salmon coloured paper, dated June 1905. Tape repair to rear page. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 692.
Lot 406 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR official publication "The LNWR From 1830 to The Present Time". 48pp of illustrations of official LNWR postcards. Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 49pp published 1908. Small tear to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 287.
Lot 407 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR 8pp fold out leaflet "North Wales as a Winter Health Resort". Long, thin format with photo illustration of Conway Castle on front. Details benefits of going to North Wales. Dated 1913. Some wear and foxing. - This item was not sold.
Lot 408 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR official publication "Central Wales by LNWR (The Spas of Central Wales)". Pictorial card covers showing woman in national dress, 51pp dated 1922. Good condition. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 414.
Lot 409 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LBSCR official publication "The Sunny South Coast by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway". Illustrated covers, 32pp guide to the area. Circa 1900s. Slight fading to edges of covers, staples removed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 410 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: WADDINGTON published guide book "The Abbeys and Castles of Yorkshire reached by the North Eastern Railway". Illustrated covers showing monk, 253pp plus adverts, dated 1908. Spine missing and covers worn and loose. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1204.
Lot 411 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CK&PR. Acme Tone Engraving Company published "Official Guide to the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway". Larger sized, photo illustrated card covers showing head of Derwentwater from Castlett. 96pp, front cover worn and stained, rear cover missing, spine taped. Circa 1899. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 692.
Lot 412 Official Publications GWR: GWR official guide to the Tregenna Castle Hotel, St.Ives, Cornwall. Green card covers showing GWR coat of arms, 14pp, most pages illustrated with photos and detailed line drawings showing the hotel and local landmarks. Contains fold out map of golf course. Circa 1920s. Good condition. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4972.
Lot 413 Official Publications GWR: GWR 12pp centre-folding brochure "Somerset". Coloured pictorial covers by "B" showing loading milk on horse drawn cart. Dated 1938 season. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 287.
Lot 414 Official Publications GWR: GWR 8pp centre-folding brochure "South Wales". Coloured pictorial covers by Ralph Mott showing coastal village. 8pp dated 1939 season. Slightly rusty staples removed. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 287.
Lot 415 Official Publications GWR: GWR Musical Society programme for the concert at the Queen's Hall, London on March 27th 1936. 82pp (including many adverts), illustrated covers, good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 416 Official Publications GWR: GWR 8pp fold out type leaflet "The Power of the Kings". Photo illustrated covers showing King class loco at Paddington station. Narrative details technical information re the loco class. Dated January 1928. Some wear at top edge and at folds. - This item was not sold.
Lot 417 Official Publications GWR: GWR Holiday Haunts guide dated 1933. Coloured pictorial covers showing girl on fathers shoulders, 1032pp plus map in rear pocket. Spine heavily taped, small tape repairs to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 418 Official Publications GWR: GWR & LMS joint 12pp centre-folding brochure "Le Pays de Shakespeare". French language version of The Shakespeare Country. Coloured pictorial covers by "B" showing half timbered houses, circa late 1930s. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 419 Official Publications LMS: LMS guide book "Central Wales Spas and Holiday Resorts" by Walter Gallichan. 64pp fully illustrated, fold-out map. Nice coloured pictorial covers by Montague Black showing country scene. Circa 1920s. Travel agents label on front otherwise OK. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 414.
Lot 420 Official Publications LNER: LNER published guide book "London - The World's Largest City". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing guardsmen. 36pp dated 1938. Scuff on rear cover otherwise OK. - This item was not sold.