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Sale 179P, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping
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Lot 383 L&YR guide book "Holcombe Hill and District". Green and black illustrated covers, 23pp published in the 'Peruse and Profit' series circa 1900. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937
Lot 384 L&YR publication "Guide to Hotels, Furnished Lodgings, Golf Links, etc". Coloured pictorial covers showing Whalley Abbey. 136pp plus fold out map. Dated 1909. Wear and faults to detached front cover. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937
Lot 385 L&YR 12pp fold out type brochure "Most Expeditious and Direct Route from Liverpool to Manchester, Yorkshire and North Eastern District of England". Blue and black illustrated covers show major buildings in cities served by the railway. Opens to show system map with timetables on reverse. Dated 1903. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937
Lot 386 L&YR 16pp leaflet "Electrification of Line - Manchester to Bury via Prestwick". Lilac and brown artwork covers, dated 1916. Some wear. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3937
Lot 387 L&YR 16pp leaflet "Hints for Holidays 1915". Brown and blue print decorative covers, fully illustrated guide to destinations. Vertical fold. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937
Lot 388 L&YR programme for the 7th annual head offices "Athletic Festival" at Blowick, June 1912. Illustrated paperback covers, 44pp, slightly rusty staples. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937
Lot 389 MIDLAND RAILWAY 16pp leaflet "Programme of Tourist Arrangements". Printed on coloured paper, artwork covers, centre page map, dated July 1878. Staples removed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 692
Lot 390 NORTH WESTERN HOTEL (Liverpool) "Tariff and Souvenir". 28pp paperback booklet with photo illustration of hotel on front. Illustrated guide to tariffs and facilities at the hotel and guide to local places of interest. Circa 1900s. Covers worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692
Lot 391 GER "Smoking Concert" programme for an event at Hamilton Hall, Liverpool St. Hotel, April 1902. Coloured artwork covers, 16pp listing artistes, programme and words. - This item was not sold.
Lot 392 GER publicity booklet "Cathedral Route from Liverpool to London and the Continent". 16pp plus fold-out map. Details train services and continental connections. Coloured pictorial covers show Lincoln and Norwich Cathedrals and company coat of arms. Circa 1900s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 621
Lot 393 LNWR 16pp leaflet "Programme of Tourist Tickets". Printed on coloured paper, artwork covers, dated June 1878. Staples removed. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799
Lot 394 LNWR 12pp fold out type brochure "The Old Favorite Scenic Line - the direct line from London to the North of England etc". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch, opens to show system map with information on reverse. Dated February 1891. Small fold tears, covers very faded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7386
Lot 395 Illustrated guide to the BRIGHTON & ROTTINGDEAN SEASHORE ELECTRIC RAILWAY. 8pp, illustrated, published early 1900s. Plus 1pp reprint of an article on the railway from the Sussex Daily News, dated 1896. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2143
Lot 396 METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAYS joint publication "Country Walks No.44". Photo illustrated covers showing country lane, 22pp, undated WW1 issue. Faults to covers. Plus similar Nos.45 & 46, both also worn. (3) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 692
Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 14.
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