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Sale 277P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020
SRA Postal Auction: Early Railway Guide Books
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Lot 26 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts. No fold out map, covers restored. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799
Lot 27 MCCORQUODALE published hardback book "The Popular Illustrated Guide to the South Eastern and Chatham Railway Coast Resorts" by W.T. Perkins. 306pp plus fold out map, maroon cloth boards with title in gold on front, published 1903. Wear to spine but generally OK. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743
Lot 28 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GER dated 1892. Illustrated card covers, 305pp plus maps. Spine poor. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1581
Lot 29 HARDBACK BOOK "Bradshaw's Canals and Navigable Rivers of England and Wales - a handbook of inland navigation" by Henry Rodolph de Salis. 455pp plus adverts and fold out map in rear pocket. Published in 1928. Some marking to front cover. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2048
Lot 30 BRADSHAW'S "Guide Through London and its Environs". 286pp plus fold out map (poor and in pieces), hardback covers. Dated 1851. Worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743
Lot 31 BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland". Parts 1 - 3 in restored hardback covers. 400+pp plus adverts, dated 1885. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4743
Lot 32 BRADSHAW'S book of "Through Routes to the Capitals of the World and Overland Guide to India, Persia and the Far East". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 500pp dated 1903. No map. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 881
Lot 33 BRADSHAW'S "Itinerary of Great Britain". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 150pp plus map in front pocket, list places in Britain and their railway connections. Dated 1856. Slight wear but generally good for age. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4743
Lot 34 BRADSHAW'S "Illustrated Handbook to Brittany". Hardback with title in gold on front, 119pp plus adverts and fold out map. Dated 1876. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743
Lot 35 MORTON & CO. published guide to the GNR. Illustrated paperback covers showing King's Cross station. 40+pp dated 1879. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 7699
Total number of Lots in Early Railway Guide Books: 10.
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