Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 230P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 439 ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY guide book. Illustrated covers showing coat of arms and major sights on the island. 30+pp guide with fold out map plus tourist & excursion programme and timetable sections. Dated July 1888. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 2708

Lot 440 LBSCR publication "To The Sunny South Coast". Coloured pictorial covers showing girl in rowing boat, 32pp illustrated guide, dated 1905. Wear and foxing to covers. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 624

Lot 441 LBSCR ink blotter type advertising card showing system map and adverts. VGC. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 393

Lot 442 SECR guide and timetable "Great Britain's Highway to and From The Continent - Services to and from Paris, Brussels, etc". Pocket sized booklet, 64pp with red and black decorative covers, dated May 1906. Small label on front cover explaining that Charing Cross station will no longer be used for continental services. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 249

Lot 443 L&YR publication "ABC Guide to the Towns and Pleasure Resorts upon the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway". Green, clothbound hardback covers, 260pp guide with fold out maps. Intended to be located in company carriages and strung in l/h corner to facilitate this. Circa 1890s. A little worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143

Lot 444 GNR, NER AND NBR colour brochure "East Coast Route - Shortest and Most Popular Route". Colour pictorial paperback covers showing speeding train, 16pp plus fold out map, circa 1900s. Good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1053

Lot 445 NER official publication "Holidays in North Eastern England - York and the North East, Yorkshire Dales & Moors". Brown and salmon coloured artwork paperback covers, 32pp centre folding booklet with fold out map. Circa 1910s. Rusty staples, slight wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 446 NER "Tourist Programme" dated May 1904. Paperback, foolscap sized, covers showing system map and views of local sights. 100pp, faults to very worn covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 447 LNWR 12pp fold out type brochure "The Old Favorite Scenic Line - the direct line from London to the North of England etc". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch, opens to show system map with information on reverse. Dated 1895. - This item was not sold.

Lot 448 LNWR guide book "Information for Visitors to Great Britain". Coloured artwork paperback covers, 60pp plus fold out map. Illustrated guide to major sights in the country, circa 1910s. Minor cover creasing. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 819

Lot 449 LNWR official publication "Where to Spend the Holidays - favourite resorts in north & central Wales, the English Lake District, Scotland & Ireland". Grey and orange pictorial covers, 102pp plus fold out map, dated 1906. Fare and travel information pages at the end missing. - This item was not sold.

Lot 450 LNWR publication "Seaside Farmhouse & Country Lodgings, Boarding Houses & Hotels". 54pp guide in coloured pictorial paperback covers. Published by Walter Hill & Co in 1901. Spine wear and some staining. - This item was not sold.

Lot 451 GER publicity booklet "Cathedral Route from London (Liverpool Street Station) to the East Coast, Liverpool and the North of England and Scotland". 28pp plus fold-out map. Details train services and continental connections. Coloured pictorial covers show Lincoln and Norwich Cathedrals and company ships. Produced for the American market and dated February 1922. VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819

Lot 452 GER 36pp handbill type booklet "Excursions from London (Liverpool Street) and suburban stations". Printed on pink coloured paper, dated May 1922. Slightly rusty staples. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 621

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 14.

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