Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 222P, Closing Date: 9th December 2016

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 366 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY official publication "Metroland". 1931 edition with coloured pictorial covers showing canal scene. 146pp plus fold out map. Slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2437

Lot 367 LSWR "Tourist Arrangements" booklet dated May 1914. Green and brown illustrated covers, 101pp. Covers slightly grubby but OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249

Lot 368 MIDLAND RAILWAY official publication "England The Land of History and Romance". 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 369 MIDLAND RAILWAY "The Peak of Derbyshire - England's Most Picturesque County". Green print illustrated covers showing Haddon Hall, 32pp illustrated guide to the area, dated May 1914. Foxing and wear. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2144

Lot 370 L&YR "Tourist Arrangements" booklet dated 1895 season. Foolscap sized, 56pp. Covers detached and very grubby. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937

Lot 371 L&YR booklet for the "Visit of the Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to the Horwich Workshops of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co" on Thursday 29th July 1909. Paperback, 45pp plus fold out plan. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 8383

Lot 372 L&YR handbill type booklet "Programme of Whitsuntide Excursions from Rochdale, Castleton, Heywood, Bury, etc". 16pp on blue coloured paper, dated May 1896. Covers dusty. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937

Lot 373 L&YR official publication "Train Control Arrangements". Black and orange illustrated covers showing company coat of arms, 51pp, fully illustrated guide to systems in operation on the L&YR. Dated January 1921. Small stains on slightly worn covers, otherwise OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812

Lot 374 LNWR 8pp reprint from an article in the London Illustrated News re the visit of King Edward VII to the company works at Crewe on January 26th 1866. Some wear, vertical fold. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4812

Lot 375 GER. Programme for the Funeral of Captain Charles Algernon Fryatt, Master of the GER Ship SS Brussels "Murdered by the Germans July 27th 1916 at Bruges, Belgium". 8pp, cover dusty. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 8378

Lot 376 FRENCH STATE RAILWAYS & LB&SCR guide to Paris to London services via Newhaven and Dieppe. Brown covers with centre cut out showing coloured pictorial view of French loco. 16pp circa 1900s. VGC. - This item was not sold.

Lot 377 BOROUGH SECTIONAL GUIDES publication produced for the LNWR "Central Wales". Coloured pictorial covers showing river, 84pp guide book with fold out map. Circa 1910s. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 819

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 12.

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