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Sale 235P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications GWR
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Lot 463 GWR booklet produced for the visit of Their Majesties the King and Queen to Swindon April 28th 1924. Grey covers with coat of arms of the company and town. 16pp, fold out plan of the works missing. Covers very poor. - This item was not sold.
Lot 464 GWR Musical Society and Swindon Choir & Orchestra programme for the concert at the Queen's Hall, London on March 27th 1925. Grey card covers with title and coat of arms in red on front, 8pp, good condition. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1338
Lot 465 GWR "Tourist Arrangements" booklet dated May 1878. Foolscap sized, 22pp. Covers slightly marked. - This item was not sold.
Lot 466 GWR official publication "Great Western Ports 1933". Pictorial card covers, 320pp plus maps and adverts. Cover wear, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 657
Lot 467 GWR publication "London and How to See it" by Maxwell Fraser. Coloured pictorial covers by Frank Newbould showing guardsman on horseback. 40pp plus plates and map, dated 1939. Small ink marks on cover. - This item was not sold.
Lot 468 GWR publication "Door to Door by Country Cartage Services". Green and black pictorial card covers showing aerial view of train and lorries. 57pp plus fold out map, details scale of charges and places served. Dated September 1931. Covers very poor and detached, generally poor condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 469 GWR publication "The Cornish Riviera - its scenery, attractions and historical associations". Yapp edged card covers, 18pp guide with plates and fold out map. Dated August 1925. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154
Lot 470 GWR publication "Historic Sites & Scenes of England - Where to Go, What to See". Card covers, 96pp plus plates and fold out map, dated June 1924. Yapp edges of covers trimmed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 471 GWR guide book "The Cambrian Coast - the West Coast of Wales from Pwllheli to Tenby". 48pp plus plates and fold out map. Dated 1922. Bound into leather bound card covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 412
Lot 472 GWR booklet "Camp Coach Holidays". Orange paperback covers with photo illustration of coach and family. 31pp, detailing sites and facilities, dated 1938. Worn, rusty staples removed. Plus GWR request postcard for camp coaches brochure. (2) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1338
Lot 473 GWR publication produced for the USA market "Great Western Railway of England 1837-1927 - The Quickest Route New York-London Via Plymouth". Yapp edged card covers with illustration of Loco 6000. String bound, 24pp plus fold out map. - This item was not sold.
Lot 474 GWR guide book "Rural London - The Chalfont Country and the Thames Valley". Yapp edged card covers, 48pp plus plates and fold out maps, dated April 1924. Wear and creasing to edges of covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 475 GWR publication "Walks Around St.Ives Cornwall" by Hugh E. Page. Blue and black covers show view of Tregenna Hotel and harbour lighthouse. 56pp dated 1946. Vertical crease to cover. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 257
Lot 476 GWR brochure "Tours in Historic England". Yapp edged card covers with company coat of arms on front, 24pp guide to tours with fold out map. Produced for the overseas market, dated 1925. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1338
Total number of Lots in Official Publications GWR: 14.
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