Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 263P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th June 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Publicity Material

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Lot 394 ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY guide book. Lilac coloured illustrated covers showing coat of arms and major sights on the island. 62pp guide with fold out map plus tourist & excursion programme and timetable sections. Dated July 1887. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 2708

Lot 395 M&GN 24pp guide book "Holiday Resorts in Poppyland and Broadland via M&GN Joint Railway". Pink and black pictorial covers showing train crossing river. Complete with fold out map. Dated 1907. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 819

Lot 396 WIRRAL RAILWAY official publication "Holiday and Residential Guide". Coloured pictorial covers showing illustration of child on beach. 40pp, dated 1921. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819

Lot 397 PORTPATRICK AND WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAY official guide book "Tours in Galloway 1904". Green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 144pp. Covers partially sun darkened front and back. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3752

Lot 398 FURNESS RAILWAY "Illustrated Guide - Hotels, Farmhouses, Country & Seaside Lodgings". Coloured pictorial covers showing woman by the lake, 30pp guide and 44pp list of lodgings. Dated 1904. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 819

Lot 399 BRIGHTON AND FRENCH STATE RAILWAYS 4pp timetable and information leaflet re continental excursions via Newhaven and Dieppe, Whitsun 1911. Red and green print. VGC. £10

Lot 400 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY 8pp fold out leaflet "The New Quick Route to Town". Red and black print, details features and fares on the Stanmore extension. Dated 1932. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3068

Lot 401 GCR "Programme of Tourist Fares by the New Banbury Route" booklet dated August 1900. Foolscap sized, red and green decorative covers showing system map. 9pp. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 819

Lot 402 GER published booklet "Epping Forest" by F.H.Headley. Green card covers, 63pp guide to the area with notes on the flora and fauna, complete with fold out maps. Dated 1923. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 377

Lot 403 GER pocket sized guide and continental timetables booklet "From Sandy Hook to the Hook of Holland". Illustrated covers, 28pp, dated May 1904. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4734

Lot 404 GER booklet "Easter Excursions 1913". Brown, green and yellow coloured decorative covers showing daffodils. 30pp programme of excursions. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 819

Lot 405 GER "Tourist Guide to The Continent" by Percy Lindley. Blue coloured clothbound hardback book with title in silver on front. 158pp plus fold out map, dated 1892. A guide to continental destinations served by the company. Covers bumped. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4734

Lot 406 GER guide and timetable for visitors to Britain via the Anvers - Harwich route. Produced for the French market with text in French. Blue covers, 132pp plus fold out map of routes and plan of the Japan - British Exhibition of 1910. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 819

Lot 407 GER guide book "British Royal Mail Route. The Continent via Harwich & the Hook of Holland or Antwerp". Red, brown and black illustrated covers showing ship Berlin. 160pp plus fold out map. Dated July 1900. Very 'nibbled' at r/h edge. £10

Lot 408 GER publicity booklet "Cathedral Route from Liverpool or Glasgow to London and from London to the North of England and Scotland". 30pp, centre page 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 January 1912. £10

Lot 409 GER publicity booklet "East Coast Pictures from an Artists' Sketch Book". 24pp fully illustrated in colour showing views of East Anglia. Circa 1900. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4734

Lot 410 GER publicity booklet "Cathedral Route to Liverpool, London, Glasgow and the Continent". 23pp detailing train services and continental connections. Coloured pictorial covers show Lincoln & Norwich Cathedrals and company ship. Dated January 1904. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3903

Lot 411 GER "Tourist Guide to The Continent" by Percy Lindley. Blue coloured illustrated covers, 167pp plus fold out map, dated 1886. A guide to continental destinations served by the company. Covers slightly worn. £10

Lot 412 GER publication "Seaside Hotels & Boarding House, Farmhouse & Country Lodgings Guide and List of Schools" dated 1914. 108pp guide in coloured pictorial paperback covers showing girl on beach with system map on rear cover. Small loss to top r/h corner of front cover otherwise OK. £10

Lot 413 GNR NER AND NBR jointly published booklet for the French market "L'Angleterre et L'Ecosse Route 'East Coast' la plus courte et la plus rapide". 40pp plus fold out maps, pictorial card covers showing night views of Edinburgh and London. No date, text in French. £10

Lot 414 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 8pp pocket sized timetable and information leaflet for services to and from Birmingham. Red and green print showing RAS logo, dated May 1937. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2244

Lot 415 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 6pp pocket sized timetable and information leaflet for services to and from Plymouth. Red and green print showing RAS logo, dated May 1937. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1409

Lot 416 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES "Air Map" of the Plymouth - Liverpool Section. Red, black and green covers showing company logo, 10pp fold out type. Undated. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743

Lot 417 MIDLAND RAILWAY bookmark for the Midland Hotel Manchester. Front showing coloured views of the hotel, rear lists other company hotels. Creasing at top edge. £18

Lot 418 MIDLAND RAILWAY OF ENGLAND guide book by Frederick S Williams. Coloured pictorial covers, 119pp plus fold out map, circa 1890s. Spine missing causing worn and stained covers to be detached. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3903

Lot 419 MIDLAND RAILWAY OF ENGLAND booklet "Pocket Timetable of Train Services, Travel Notices, Hotels" produced for visitors from overseas arriving at Southampton, Plymouth and London. Coloured artwork covers, 16pp fold out type dated May 1902. Fold tears. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 819

Lot 420 MIDLAND RAILWAY publication "Pocket Guide to the Midland Railway of England". Coloured pictorial card covers showing illustration of Haddon Hall. 110pp guide to places to visit on the Midland Railway. Complete with fold out map (tape repair). Circa 1894. Spine taped and covers a little worn. £10

Lot 421 NBR 104pp booklet "Programme of Tourist Ticket Arrangements and Timetable". Printed on pink coloured paper, dated September 1887. Spine and front cover tape repaired. £10

Lot 422 NBR "Tourist Arrangements" booklet dated September 1895. Foolscap sized, illustrated covers showing scenic views, 106pp. £10

Lot 423 GNR "Programme of Tourist & Weekend Arrangements" booklet dated May 1898. Foolscap sized, green and red decorative covers, 40pp. Rusty staples. £10

Lot 424 GNR official publication "Rural Rambles in the Northern Heights - London's Healthiest District". Coloured pictorial card covers showing two gentlemen walking, 80pp, circa 1910. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1144

Lot 425 LNWR centre folding brochure "LNWR Direct Line Route of the American Special Trains Between Liverpool and London in Connection with Atlantic Steamers". Grey, black and red printing, 22pp, dated May 1916. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4812

Lot 426 LNWR centre folding 40pp brochure "The Charm of England". Coloured covers show rural scene. Illustrated guide to major sights in the country. Produced for the American market circa 1920. Covers detached at split spine. £10

Lot 427 LNWR 18pp brochure with fold out map "Shortest and Quickest Route from Liverpool to London, Scotland, Wales and the Continent". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch and Liverpool Riverside station. Produced for the American market and dated May 1899. Small tear to cover. £10

Lot 428 L&YR guide book "Walking & Cycling Tours in Lancashire and Yorkshire Districts". 56pp plus map in colourful pictorial paper covers showing cyclist and scenic views. Dated 1908. Spine taped. £10

Lot 429 GWR publication "Les Ports du Great Western 1928". French version of "Ports of the GWR". Illustrated card covers, 190pp plus fold out maps. Details the company's extensive system of docks. Marking to front cover but generally OK. £35

Lot 430 GWR and Torquay Urban District Council information booklet for the press trip to Torquay, Paignton and the moors, 16th - 19th April 1937. Card covers, 16pp detailing itinerary, map and guide. Ribbon binding cut. £10

Lot 431 GWR 16pp booklet "All About Luggage". Orange and brown pictorial covers show luggage and dog. Details facilities and charges for sending luggage by rail. Dated May 1934. A little worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1154

Lot 432 GWR 4pp pocket sized leaflet "Camp Coaches for Happy Holidays". Brown print with roundel on front. Opens to show list of locations and coach layouts. Dated 1938 season. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1192

Lot 433 GWR 16pp leaflet "Land Cruises Personally Conducted by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Yellow, black and green covers showing view of cottages through trees. Illustrated guide to tours with fold out map. Dated 1934, staples removed. £10

Lot 434 GWR 12pp centre-folding brochure "Herefordshire and the Wye Valley". Coloured artwork and B&W photo pictorial covers showing woman fishing in river, dated 1936 season. Staples removed. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1181

Lot 435 GWR booklet "Trade, Travel and the GWR - Concerning the Mutual Interests of the Trader, the Traveller and the Great Western Railway". Paperback covers with title and coat of arms on front, 24pp plus plates and fold out map, dated April 1923. Spine taped. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 436 GWR 16pp booklet "Coronation Tours". Photo covers show view of London and train. Details tours from London during May and June 1937. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1181

Lot 437 GWR fold-out leaflet "Holiday Season Tickets". Green and brown coloured covers showing cartoon illustrations of various holiday activities. Opens out to show maps of the various areas. Dated 1937. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4537

Lot 438 GWR 12pp centre folded coloured brochure "Torquay". Coloured pictorial cover by Cusden showing harbour scene. Dated 1939 season. Staples removed. £10

Lot 439 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 plus fold out plan of the works. Covers detached at split spine. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2626

Lot 440 GWR guide book "Great Western Railway of England Royal Oxford and Shakespeare Route". Illustrated covers showing views of Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage, 50pp dated 1904. Produced for American visitors. Minor wear, mark on rear cover. £14

Lot 441 GWR guide book "Welsh Mountain Railway". 26pp plus map and plates, dated May 1924. Bound into maroon leather bound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. £10

Lot 442 GWR publication "Golf Courses on the GWR". Bound into maroon leather bound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 72pp plus fold out map. Undated. Spine poor. £10

Lot 443 GWR guide book "Cardigan Bay Resorts - Aberystwyth to Pwllheli". 46pp plus map and plates. Undated. Bound into maroon leather bound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. £10

Lot 444 GWR official publication "Legend Land". Volumes 1, 2 & 3, each bound into maroon leather bound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Each part 56pp dated 1922 - 23. (3) £10

Lot 445 GWR official publication "Through the Window - Paddington to Birkenhead". 96pp plus plates, dated 1925. Bound into maroon leather bound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. £10

Lot 446 GWR published booklet for the overseas market "England ... And Why". Coloured pictorial covers by Ralph Mott show village scene. Centre folding, 34pp dated 1934. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1181

Lot 447 GWR official publication "Fishguard - The New Port of Call for Ocean Liners". Yapp edged cream covers, 44pp, dated August 1909. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1734

Lot 448 GWR publications. Wonderful Wessex (July 1913), For American Travellers - Historic Sites & Scenes of England (March 1905, covers poor). (2) £5

Lot 449 GWR guide book "Great Western Railway of England Illustrated Guide for American Travellers". Covers showing photo illustrations of Windsor Castle, Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage. 32pp dated March 1902. Covers very poor. £10

Lot 450 GWR 8pp fold out leaflet "Shakespeare's Country and South Bucks combined rail and motor tours by GWR season 1913". Blue and lilac print with photo illustrated cover. Good condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819

Lot 451 LNER invitation card to view the procession of rolling stock at a grandstand between Eaglescliffe and Dinsdale to commemorate the Railway Centenary, July 1925. 9" x 7", thin card. Vertical fold. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2746

Lot 452 LNER invitation card to the luncheon at Darlington to honour delegates of the International Railway Congress to commemorate the Railway Centenary, July 1925. 9" x 7", thin card. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2746

Lot 453 LNER admission card for entrance to platform 7 of King's Cross station for the naming of the locomotive "Coldstreamer" on 20th June 1939. 3" x 2" thin card, blue print. £10

Lot 454 LNER official publication "Ports of the LNER 1934". 173pp plus adverts and fold out maps, bound (without original cover) into modern hardback covers with title in gold on spine. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 962

Lot 455 LMS publications. The Track of the Coronation Scot (July 1938), The Story of the Irish Mail (1934, ink stain on cover). (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 652

Lot 456 LMS published booklet "LMS Country Lorry Services for Farm and Village". Red and green coloured covers showing company lorry. 136pp listing where facilities are available with fold out map. Dated February 1939. Covers worn, staples removed. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1426

Lot 457 LMS Tourist Programme booklet "The Best Way". Blue paperback covers, 80pp plus fold out map. Covers Birkenhead, Chester and North Wales Districts. Dated April 1929. Covers worn and with large tear. £10

Lot 458 ASSOCIATED BRITISH & IRISH RAILWAYS 16pp centre folding timetable and guide to "Continental Services between England & Continental Europe 1937". Coloured artwork covers show map of Europe and national flags. £10

Lot 459 BR(S) Naming Ceremony Brochure for "Merchant Navy" class loco "Port Line" at Southampton Docks on 24th April 1950. Pictorial 4pp leaflet opening to show details of the loco class with history of the shipping company on rear. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2838

Lot 460 Four BR(NE) glossy brochures for the freight modernisation programme in 1963 covering Tees, Tyne, Healey Mills and Tyneside depots and marshalling yards. Each 16pp with photo illustrated covers and fold out plans. Plus BR glossy brochures "The New Leeds City Station" (1967), "Tomorrows Train Today" (1980) and similar GPO booklet "Night Mail" (1968) (7) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812

Total number of Lots in Publicity Material: 67.

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