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Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping
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Lot 395 WEST COAST ROUTE publicity booklet "Come Awa to Bonnie Scotland". Coloured pictorial covers showing bagpipe playing Scotsman and view of river. 16pp with cartoon like colour illustrations by Hassall. Circa 1900s. Good condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819
Lot 396 EAST COAST ROUTE official publication "Gathering of the Clans by East Coast Route". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing Royal Stuart tartan, 16pp illustrated guide to places to visit with coloured representations of the tartan of the various Scottish clans. Circa 1910. Good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 353
Lot 397 EAST COAST ROUTE fold out leaflet "The Straight Road between England and Scotland". Coloured pictorial covers showing views of King's Cross and Edinburgh. Opens to show map of route and timetable with travel information on rear. Dated July 1922. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 398 NBR publication "Circular Excursions and Cheap Day Trips from Principal Tourist Centres - West Highland Section". Red and black artwork covers, 64pp dated July 1914. Minor cover wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1053
Lot 399 FURNESS RAILWAY. Seven 'Tour Cards' each in the shape of an artist's pallet showing colour views of places visited. Fare details and route map on rear. Incomplete set. Good condition. Circa 1900. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 692
Lot 400 STRATFORD-UPON-AVON AND MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY official publication "The Tourist's Mecca - Stratford on Avon - William Shakespeare - England's Greatest Poet". Red covers with centre cut out showing illustration of the bard, 31pp plus adverts. Dated 1910. Spine split causing covers to be detached. Front cover faded. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 2920
Lot 401 LNWR publication "Seaside Farmhouse & Country Lodgings, Boarding Houses & Hotels". 54pp guide in coloured pictorial paperback covers. Published by Walter Hill & Co in 1901. Spine wear and some staining. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 692
Lot 402 GCR brochure "Through the Old Country by a New Route - The Ancestral Home of the Washingtons". 6pp centre folding with colour covers showing Great Central Hotel London and Statue of Liberty. Produced for the USA market, circa 1910s. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 819
Lot 403 GCR 20pp fold out brochure advertising sailings and services to Germany and Denmark, Belgium and Switzerland. Coloured covers showing photo illustration of ship, opening to show map of Europe. Dated July 1914. Fold tears, fragile. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3714
Lot 404 GER publication "The English Orient - No.3 Essex and Hertfordshire". Illustrated covers showing map of area, 93pp guide book, circa 1910s. Wear to edge of some pages at end. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409
Lot 405 M&GN official publication "The Coast & Broads of Norfolk". Coloured pictorial covers showing coast and Broads scenes, 32pp guide to accommodation. Dated 1914. VGC. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 819
Lot 406 M&GN official publication "The Royal Route to Sheringham, Cromer, Yarmouth & The Norfolk Broads & Rivers". Coloured pictorial covers, 24pp, fully illustrated with fold-out map (torn), issued circa 1910s. Some cover wear. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 819
Lot 407 LSWR publication "Hints for Holidays - Official Illustrated Guide and List of Hotels, Boarding Houses and Apartments 1915". 154pp in blue, yellow and brown coloured illustrated paperback covers showing map of area. Good condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692
Lot 408 LSWR booklet "Southampton Docks Official Sailing List & Shipping Guide - July 1922". Illustrated blue card covers showing ships and company coat of arms, 56pp including plan of dock. VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 572
Lot 409 NER publication "Summer Holidays in North East England". Hardback, green clothbound covers with gold and black cover illustration of Alnwick Castle. 143pp illustrated guide to places served by the railway. Circa 1900s. Covers rubbed, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 410 NER official publication "Summer Resorts - Teesdale and District". Coloured pictorial covers show waterfall, 40pp plus adverts, plates and fold out map, dated 1897. Minor wear to covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4812
Lot 411 NER official publication "Summer Resorts - Tynedale and the Roman Wall". Coloured pictorial covers show Hexham Abbey, 58pp plus fold out map, dated 1898. Minor wear to covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 412 MIDLAND RAILWAY 24pp booklet "Programme of Tourist Ticket Arrangements". Printed on green paper, dated August 1865. Spine taped. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 356
Lot 413 MIDLAND RAILWAY OF ENGLAND centre folding brochure "The Best Route for Comfortable Travel and Picturesque Scenery". Illustrated covers showing St Pancras. 28pp dated April 1907. Spine splitting causing covers to be detached, rear cover very poor. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 356
Lot 414 GNR centre folding, 16pp booklet "Holidays in East Anglia". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing eel fishers' hut on the Bure. Circa 1910s. Some foxing. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 415 GNR "Parcels Rate Book - Leeds and all parts of the United Kingdom". Coloured pictorial covers showing horse drawn wagon. 44pp dated 1908. Spine faults, tape repairs. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 416 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY guide book "A Day in the Country". Illustrated card covers, 32pp detailing places to visit, fares, etc. Undated, covers grubby, rusty staples. Plus SR publication "The Roadmender's Country" (1924), Railwaymen's Carnival programme 1935 (cover detached), SR Waterloo & City line instructions 1940, GC&NWJC instructions for working electric trains (1931, very poor), LMS air raid precautions (worn), LSWR privilege tickets booklet (poor), GWR Engine Book 1932 (poor), LPC published Great Western Expresses 1901 (poor). (9) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 353
Lot 417 MERSEY RAILWAY hanging calendar for 1913. Coloured card showing map of lines with attached calendar pages. Good condition. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1133
Lot 418 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY coloured pictorial fold out brochure opening to show map of the line. Dated May 1928. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1133
Lot 419 PULLMAN CAR COMPANY "London Weekly Diary of Social Events - Pullman Edition". Red and blue card covers with Pullman coat of arms at top. 68pp covering August 5th - 11th 1951. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3451
Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 25.
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