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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
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Lot 381 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY official publication "The Tartan Book - The Clan Tartans and the Clan Country". Coloured pictorial hardback covers showing Scotsman, 28pp of coloured illustrations of company postcards of the various Scottish clans. Circa 1910s. Good condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1183.
Lot 382 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR handbill type booklet "Programme of Cheap Weekend, Short & Long Date Tickets from Manchester, etc". 32pp on salmon coloured paper, dated July 1901. Covers worn and heavily ink stained. Plus terms and conditions booklet for excursion trains during Whit-week 1899 and instructions to staff engaged in shunting operations dated 1916. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 383 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NER "Tourist Programme" dated May 1904. Paperback, foolscap sized, covers showing system map and views of local sights. 100pp, wear and faults to covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 632.
Lot 384 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: MIDLAND RAILWAY publication "The History of a Great Enterprise". 95pp souvenir booklet of the re-opening of the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool in 1914 after the building of the extension. Fully illustrated (including colour) guide to the facilities and history of the hotel including suggested tours and adverts from companies involved in supplying materials for the rebuilding. Slight wear to the card covers, otherwise good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 385 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LSWR booklet "LSWR to the Channel Islands and the Continent". Coloured pictorial covers showing company steamer, 76pp plus fold out map, dated July 1922. VGC. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4988.
Lot 386 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LBSCR official publication "The Sunny South Coast by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway". Illustrated covers, 32pp guide to the area. Circa 1900s. Slight fading to edges of covers, staples removed. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 393.
Lot 387 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Docks of The GWR". Card covers with red and black illustration of ship in docks, 44pp plus several fold-out plans of the company's docks. Some foxing. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1338.
Lot 388 Official Publications GWR: GWR Holiday Haunts guide dated 1906. Artwork card covers, 334pp plus fold out map (detached). Covers worn. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 458.
Lot 389 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Holidays GWR - The Ideal Holiday Lands of the GWR". Coloured pictorial covers by S.R. Wyatt showing couple on promenade. 63pp plus fold out map. Circa late 1920s. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1338.
Lot 390 Official Publications GWR: GWR publication "Door to Door by Country Cartage Services". Green, blue and black pictorial card covers showing aerial view of train and lorries. 65pp plus fold out map, details scale of charges and places served. Dated March 1935. Covers dusty, some foxing. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1338.
Lot 391 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Through the Window - Paddington to Birkenhead". Pictorial card covers, 96pp plus plates, dated 1925. Bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 419.
Lot 392 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Through the Window - Paddington to Birkenhead". 96pp plus plates, dated 1925. Bound without covers into brown clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Ex White Star Line SS Cedric ship's library with name in gold on front. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 419.
Lot 393 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Dunkirk and The Great Western" being an account of the GWR efforts during the Dunkirk evacuation in WW2. Pictorial paperback covers, 40pp, published 1940s. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 394 Official Publications GWR: HARRAP & CO published (with photos by the GWR) hardback children's book "Railway Joe" by Denis Debrett. Photo illustrated hardback covers, 48pp published 1936. - This item was not sold.
Lot 395 Official Publications LMS: LMS Gleneagles Hotel fold out "Plan of the Golf Courses". Paper map folding into card covers with hotel coat of arms on front. Good condition. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1183.
Lot 396 Official Publications LMS: LMS booklet "Circular Tours by LMS in England, Scotland, Ireland & Wales". Red and black art deco type artwork covers, 123pp dated 1932. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4727.
Lot 397 Official Publications LMS: LMS holiday handbook type guide "Holidays by LMS". Illustrated covers showing man and woman in rowing boat, 862pp dated 1935. No map, small spine tears. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4727.
Lot 398 Official Publications LMS: LMS booklet "Cheap Fares from Dudley". Red and black illustrated covers showing penny and rail track, 60pp dated 1935. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 399 Official Publications LMS: LMS handbill type 64pp booklet "Summer Services with Summer Tickets at a Penny a Mile". Red and blue illustrated covers showing railway and holiday scenes. Details cheap travel facilities from London mainline stations. Dated 1934. Covers detached at rusty staples. - This item was not sold.
Lot 400 Official Publications LNER: LNER official publication "Ports of the LNER 1934". Card covers, 173pp plus adverts and fold out maps. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2746.