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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10 June 2016
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Lot 441 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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.
Lot 454 Official Publications GWR: GWR publication "The Literature of Locomotion". Paperback, 16pp detailing the publicity items available for purchase from the company. Undated, covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 455 Official Publications LMS: LMS centre folding publicity brochure produced for the French market "Voyages en Grande Bretagne". B&W photo covers showing river. 18pp, circa 1930s. Worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 456 Official Publications LMS: LMS centre folding publicity brochure "Ireland for the Holidays". Coloured pictorial covers by 'M' show sailor and ship's captain. 32pp plus fold out map, dated 1938. - This item was not sold.
Lot 457 Official Publications LMS: LMS official publication "The Story of the Royal Scot". Issued as a souvenir of the visit of the train to the "Century of Progress" exposition in Chicago 1933. Red and black coloured pictorial covers showing image of Scottish piper. 32pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 458 Official Publications LMS: LMS fold out souvenir leaflet of the Royal Scot locomotive visit to the North American continent and Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago in 1933. Folds out to show scenic views of places served by the LMS. Plus LMS booklet "Triumph of the Royal Scot". (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 459 Official Publications LMS: LMS TEMPERANCE UNION smaller sized hanging calendar for 1939. 4pp thin card with coloured image of Caernarvon Castle and calendar for last 6 months of the year on front. - This item was not sold.
Lot 460 Official Publications LNER: LNER large fold out type coloured brochure "1001 Travel Recipes" advertising official company publications for the 1934 season. Colour art deco covers showing sun and company express train. Some creasing but generally OK. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 843.