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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
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Lot 361 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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.
Lot 368 Official Publications GWR: GWR official guide to the Manor House Hotel, Moretonhampstead, Devon. Brown card covers, 20pp, most pages illustrated with detailed line drawings showing the hotel and local landmarks. Circa 1930s, VGC. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1338.
Lot 369 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "GWR Docks 1936". Illustrated card covers, 332pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Details the company's extensive system of docks. Good condition. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 819.
Lot 370 Official Publications GWR: GWR centre folding publicity brochure "Come to Cornwall - the county of lovely legend". Coloured pictorial covers showing couple on beach near rocks. 8pp American version, dated 1931. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1181.
Lot 371 Official Publications GWR: GWR 10" x 8" advertising notice "Health = Holidays in the Cornish Riviera. Illustrated booklet, price 3d from any GWR office or station". Blue and black print, grubby and creased. - This item was not sold.
Lot 372 Official Publications GWR: GWR & LMS joint publication "Shakespeareland - the lovely Stratford-on-Avon Country". Centre folding, coloured pictorial covers by "NW" showing cottage, 12pp guide, dated 1936. Some fading to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 373 Official Publications LMS: LMS official publications. "Holidays in the English Lakeland" and "Holidays in the Wonderland of Wales". Both with coloured pictorial covers, 84 & 154pp, circa 1930s. Wear and faults to both. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 374 Official Publications LNER: LNER AND PULLMAN CAR COMPANY LIMITED brochure "The Queen of Scots Pullman, London to Glasgow". 8pp fold-out style opening to show map of route and features of the journey with details of timetable and distances, dated September 1929. Fold tears and wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4489.
Lot 375 Official Publications LNER: METROPOLITAN RAILWAY & LNER joint publication "Country Walks No.2". Illustrated covers showing houses, 40pp 20th edition, circa mid 1920s. Covers dusty. - This item was not sold.
Lot 376 Official Publications LNER: LNER publication "Apartments and Hotels Guide 1925 - Eastern Counties". Illustrated covers showing map of area, 196pp, no map, minor cover faults. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 979.
Lot 377 Official Publications LNER: LNER 12pp illustrated, glossy, leaflet "Harrogate. Come for Health. Stay for Pleasure". Photo illustrated paperback covers, details facilities in the area with centre page travel details for services between Scotland and Harrogate. Circa 1930s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4489.
Lot 378 Official Publications LNER: LNER 16pp handbill type "Programme of Route, Working Operations, Machines, etc" for the railway exhibition at Stratford Works, June 1937. Blue print with illustration of loco 8579 at top. Worn and annotated. - This item was not sold.
Lot 379 Official Publications LNER: LNER envelope containing 12 real photo snapshots of the Firth of Clyde. Envelope states "Sold on LNER Clyde Steamers". Minor wear to envelope otherwise VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 380 Official Publications LNER: LNER pocket sized booklet "The North British Station Hotel - souvenir and tariff". Card covers, 16pp guide to the hotel and local sights. Dated March 1933. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1053.