Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 212P, Closing Date: 10 June 2016

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 441 GNR published booklet "The Story of the St.Leger". Orange card covers with cut out to show Colonel St.Leger. 20pp history of the horse race and travel to Doncaster with excursion times for 1908. Covers dusty/marked, contents OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4489

Lot 442 HIGHLAND RAILWAY bound volume of "Tours - Programme of Arrangements" booklets. Issues dated May/June 1899, 1899, May/June 1900 and 1900, bound into part leather hardback covers. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3875

Lot 443 NER publication "Alice in Holidayland". Publicity booklet based on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland with Frank Mason illustrations. Coloured pictorial covers, 43pp, circa 1900s. Unfortunately in very poor condition with many detached and a few missing pages, however most illustrations would appear to be present. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2999

Lot 444 MIDLAND RAILWAY publication "Pocket Guide to the Midland Railway of England". Coloured pictorial card covers showing illustration of Haddon Hall, St.Pancras and Cromer. 166pp guide to places to visit on the Midland Railway. Complete with fold out map. Dated 1896. Spine missing. - This item was not sold.

Lot 445 MIDLAND RAILWAY official publication "England The Land of History and Romance". Grey and maroon card covers, 48pp fully illustrated guide published for the USA market circa early 1920s. Fading and marking to covers, some foxing to contents. - This item was not sold.

Lot 446 LSWR guide book "Holiday & Seaside Resorts in Normandy and Brittany". Coloured pictorial card covers showing beach and local scenes, 100pp plus adverts, dated 1914. Ink stain to slightly worn covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 447 GER published booklet "Hotel & Refreshment Tariffs and Holiday Resorts on the Great Eastern Railway". Coloured pictorial covers show the GER hotel Liverpool St. 56pp circa 1900s. Covers worn and loose, spine partially split. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4734

Lot 448 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. Slight wear, small area of loss to bottom r/h corner of front cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 621

Lot 449 LC&DR (SE&CR) official guide to Paris. Cloth covers, 26pp plus 16 maps, circa 1899. Covers detached and pages separated. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 624

Lot 450 LBSCR booklet "Rambles in East & West Sussex". Illustrated covers, 40pp guide book published circa early 1920s Cover wear, some annotations. - This item was not sold.

Lot 451 GCR guide book "England's Latest Port - Immingham (Grimsby) Deep Water Dock". Gold and blue card covers, 44pp plus fold out map, circa 1912. Details facilities and charges. Covers worn and detached, map torn and detached. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7308

Lot 452 NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY booklet "Methil Harbour and Docks - Particulars with Plan and Map". Paperback, 27pp plus fold out map. Dated 1913. Slight wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 453 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY guide book. Landscape format, illustrated paperback covers, 12pp with centre-page fold-out map of the line and features en-route. Issued circa late 1930s. Some foxing. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4283

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 13.

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