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Sale 188P, Closing Date: 13 February 2015
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications GWR
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Lot 382 GWR official publication "Great Western Ports 1932". Pictorial card covers showing dock scene, 328pp plus maps and adverts. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1080
Lot 383 GWR bound volume of holiday guides "Seven Handy Aids to Travel on the National Holiday Line". Red clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, containing The Cornish Riviera, Devon The Lovely Land of the Mayflower, Shakespeare-Land the World's Great Travel Shrine, Wonderful Wessex, Places of Pilgrimage, The Wye Valley, The Severn Valley. Dated 1913. Front end page removed otherwise good condition. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2276
Lot 384 GWR official publication "Golf Courses on the GWR". Bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, maintaining original illustrated card covers showing golfer swinging club. 72pp plus fold out map. Undated. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 244
Lot 385 GWR official publication "Cornwall at Work" by Ashley Brown. Illustrated paperback covers showing fish and various industries. 57pp plus plates, dated 1934. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 692
Lot 386 GWR publication "Motoring from Manor House Hotel Moretonhampstead Devon". Brown and black pictorial covers showing country scene, 48pp plus fold out map, dated 1947. VGC. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 692
Lot 387 GWR publication "Walks Around St.Ives Cornwall" by Hugh E. Page. Blue and black covers show view of Tregenna Hotel and harbour lighthouse. 56pp dated 1946. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 244
Lot 388 GWR official publication "Camping & Rambling Holidays". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing coastal camping scene, 64pp, dated April 1938. Staples removed. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692
Lot 389 GWR pocket sized information leaflet for visitors to the Royal Agricultural Show in London, June 1904. 8pp, rusty staple. Plus GWR local area timetable for services in South Devon, Cornwall, etc. 36pp dated January 1901. Very poor condition with many faults and no rear cover. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 244
Lot 390 GWR official publication "Haunts and Hints for Anglers - Fresh Water Angling - River, Lake, Mere, Canal." 156pp plus plates and fold-out map, published 1925. Bound into brown, clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. - This item was not sold.
Lot 391 GWR guide book "The Cambrian Coast - the West Coast of Wales from Pwllheli to Tenby". Chocolate and cream card covers, 48pp plus plates and fold out map. Dated 1922. Some staining to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1144
Lot 392 GWR guide book "The Western Land" by AK Hamilton Jenkin. Coloured pictorial covers by L Richmond showing coastal scene. 28pp plus plates and adverts, dated 1937. - This item was not sold.
Lot 393 GWR guide book "The Cornish Riviera - Our National Health & Pleasure Resort". Yapp-edged card covers, 130pp plus map, 3rd edition dated December 1908. Plus similar 5th edition dated 1926. Also "Devon - The Shire of The Sea Kings", fourth edition dated March 1916. Some foxing. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 394 GWR official publication "Inland & Marine Spas on the GWR". 55pp plus plates, second edition circa 1920s. Covers slightly dusty. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 384
Lot 395 GWR official publication "A Silver Anniversary 1904-1929" Grey and blue card covers, 20pp, published to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the "Cornish Riviera Express" in July 1929. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2276
Lot 396 GWR guide book "Welsh Mountain Railway". 26pp plus map and plates, dated May 1924. Bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 692
Lot 397 GWR guide book "The Cornish Riviera - Our National Health & Pleasure Resort". 75pp plus map and plates, 5th edition dated 1924, bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. - This item was not sold.
Lot 398 GWR brochure "The Historic and Scenic Railway of England - The Royal Windsor & Shakespeare Line". 24pp fold-out style opening to show system map with details of major sights on reverse. Front shows photo view of Windsor Castle. Produced for the American market circa 1900s. VGC. Plus original envelope as published. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2920
Lot 399 GWR official publication "Sunny Cornwall". Card covers, 28pp plus plates and map. Undated. Covers a little marked. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2276
Lot 400 GWR publication "For American Travellers - Historic Sites & Scenes of England - Points to Remember". Yapp edged card covers, 172pp plus fold out map, dated March 1905. Slight wear to edges of cover. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2920
Lot 401 GWR published guide book "Pembrokeshire and South-West Wales" by A.G. Bradley. 60pp plus plates and fold-out maps, published 1930. Bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Some spine fading. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154
Lot 402 GWR publication "Railway Ribaldry" by W Heath Robinson. Hardback version, 96pp published 1935. Edge wear to covers, some foxing to contents. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2920
Lot 403 GWR centre folding 8pp leaflet "Holiday Season Tickets". Green and black print with illustrated covers showing express on sea wall. Opens out to show maps and information on the various areas. Dated May 1932. VGC. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 421
Lot 404 Three GWR publicity booklets in the "Through the Window" series covering Paddington to Birkenhead (1925), Paddington to Penzance (1927 and 1939). Minor wear. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 576
Total number of Lots in Official Publications GWR: 23.
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