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Sale 217P, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping
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Lot 357 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY official publication "Metroland". 1932 edition with coloured pictorial covers showing path through woodland. 148pp, no map. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2799
Lot 358 LSWR publication "Beautiful Brittany's Wonderland". Green and brown paperback covers showing illustration of St. Malo, etc. 32pp circa 1910s. Covers very worn and detached at split spine. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 692
Lot 359 LSWR official publication "The Beauties of the Coasts of North Devon & North Cornwall from Lynton to Padstow". Illustrated paperback covers showing Lynmouth and Padstow. 44pp dated July 1898. Covers worn and dusty. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143
Lot 360 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY & LNWR joint publication "Summer Tours in Scotland & England 1896". Coloured pictorial covers showing people on boat deck, 326pp. Illustrated guide to places served by the companies. Covers poor, several tape repairs, rear cover missing. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7324
Lot 361 GNR fold out brochure "The East Coast Express Route to Scotland". Green and purple illustrated covers showing loco at speed. Opens to show map with travel info on rear. Dated July 1904. Very poor condition with large fold tears. Plus LNER map of associated bus companies and four 10" x 8" B&W photos of A3 locos in BR livery. (Qty) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4489
Lot 362 GNR official publication "Twixt Thames & Tweed". Hardback pictorial covers showing York Minster. 207pp plus adverts, published circa 1910. Covers very rubbed and worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 363 L&YR foolscap sized booklet "Tourist & Continental Arrangements". Decorative artwork covers, 23pp dated 1878 season. Covers dusty. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3937
Lot 364 LBSCR official publication "The Surrey Hills". Illustrated paperback covers, 16pp plus plates, published 1922. Some foxing. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2232
Lot 365 LNWR 12pp fold out leaflet for the "British Special Train en route from Chicago World's Columbian Exposition to New York and England". Illustrated cover, opening to show details of the special train. Dated November 1893. Tape repairs to most folds, modern hardback covers added for protection. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799
Lot 366 LNWR booklet "Rates for Parcels Traffic from Batley". Coloured artwork paperback covers, 44pp circa 1890s. Very poor condition. Grubby and with areas of loss to many pages. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1426
Lot 367 GNSR tourist programme for the 1914 season. 280pp programme and guide with coloured pictorial covers showing highland scene. Spine taped, minor cover wear. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4727
Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 11.
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