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Autumn 2016 auction Lots 251 - 300 closed and verified

 

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251 Poster 'Seeing Britain - Motor Tous De-luxe Devon Cornwall Wales Lake District Yorkshire Scotland Illustrated Programme & Information - Keith Prowse & Co Ltd'. Printed by St. Pauls Printing Co Archer Street Works, Piccadilly Circus W. Measures 30" x 20" Minor edge tears and some rear tape marks but a lovely, scarce poster. £220
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252 British Railways Holiday Guides qty 5 comprising: Western Region 1949; London Midland Region 1949; South West 1950; South and South East 1951 and Scotland 1953. All are sound with minor defects. £20
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253 British Railways Holiday Booklets qty 6 comprising: Holiday Guide 1957 Wales and North West; Holiday Haunts 1958 Eastern England; Holiday Haunts 1959 Southern England; Holiday Haunts 1959 North West England and North Wales; Holiday Haunts 1960 West of England, South and Central Wales and Sands Across the Sea 1956 for holidays in Brittany, Normandy and Picardy. All are sound with some defects. £25
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254 Ladybird hard back Books qty 8 comprising: The Car Makers; The Policeman; Commercial Vehicles (Series 584) published 1964; Commercial Vehicles revised 1969; The Postman; The Ship Builders; Motor Cars revised 1966; Motor Cars revised 1968 together with Orbit Books Trucks and Trailers Book One. All sound with some defects. £6
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255 British Railway Pamphlets qty 5 comprising: Features of Interest on Route for Cornish Riviera Express and a similar for the Intercity Express; Red Rose; Bournemouth Britain's All Seasons Resort; South Devon together with The McIntosh Locomotives; Ian Allan The Line That Jack Built and a catalogue The Railway Museum York 1950. £25
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256 LMS Publicity Brochures qty 3 of Scotland for Holidays comprising: Strathspey and the Moray Firth; Dumfries and Galloway; Edinburgh and the Scottish Borderland. All in good condition. £15
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257 LMS Publicity Brochures qty 6 comprising: The Romance of Scotland; Through the Trossachs; Ireland for Holidays, 2 different; Central Wales; North Wales. Most in good condition. £60
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258 LMS Publicity Brochures qty 7 All Scotland for Holidays comprising: The Clyde Coast and Loch Lomond (2 the same one quite grubby); From the Grampians to the North Sea Shores; Ayrshire the Land of Burns; Dumfries and Galloway; Inverness and the Magic North; Clyde Coast and Loch Lomond (LNER & LMS). Most are in very good condition but with rusting staples. £35
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259 Holidays by LMS qty 3 comprising: 1929, 1930 and 1934. All sound with some defects. £15
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260 Southern Railway Hints for Holidays qty 5 comprising: 1931, 1933, 1934, 1936 and 1940. All sound with some defects. £55
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261 GWR Holiday Haunts qty 4 comprising: 1934, 1935, 1937 and 1940 (cellotaped spine). All sound with some defects. £30
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262 GWR Publications qty 4 comprising: qty 2 The Cornish Riviera by S P B Mais 1929 and 1934; qty 2 Glorious Devon by S P B Mais 1928 hardback no cover and 1929 cover is beginning to detach. All sound apart from stated defects. £10
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263 Southern Railway Booklet Normandy and Brittany 9th edition but no date. Very good sound condition. £20
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264 GWR Publication Somerset by Maxwell Fraser dated 1934. Extremely good condition together with a LMS hardback book Cathedrals, Abbeys and Shrines undated. Sound but with stained covers. £8
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265 GWR Publications qty 2 comprising: Rambles Around the Cambrian Coast by Hugh E Page 1936; Rambles in the Chiltern Country by Hugh E Page (fourth edition) 1937 together with Southern Railway Company Publications Hills of the South by S P B Mais (qty 2). All in good condition. £12
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266 Southern Railway Booklet 'Isle of Wight'. There are some page folds and mottling on the cover along with staple rusting otherwise in good condition. £20
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267 GWR Booklet 'Motor Touring Conveyance of Motor Cars & Motor Cycles'. Page folds and rusting staples otherwise in good condition. £10
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268 Southern Railway Booklet 'Week-end & 'Holiday' Tickets to the Continent' including LMS, LNER & GWR through bookings 1938. Page markings' rusting staples and back cover edge waving otherwise in good condition.  
269 LMS Booklet 'Circular Tours in England, Scotland Ireland & Wales 1937. Apart from cover edging slightly torn and some page folds its in good condition. £10
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270 British Railways fold-out Pamphlets, qty 14 comprising: Guernsey (2 different); Isle of Man; Royal Mail Route to Ireland; Firth of Clyde; Through the Trossachs (2 different); Wales; North Wales; Essex; English Lakes (2 different); Clyde Coast & Loch Lomond; Western Hills and Loch Lomond. All fair to extremely good condition. £35
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271 Southern Railway book 'ACE' where SPB Mais tells what can be seen from the compartment window of The Atlantic Coast Express. Slight cover damage and some internal foxing but a scarce book nevertheles. £10
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272 GWR softback publications qty 4 comprising: Southern Ireland dated 1932, sound but some minor defects and mild foxing; Somerset Ways dated 1928, a little grubby and front page has at some time been cellotaped to the rest of the book; Pembrokeshire and South West Wales dated 1930, some foxing and slight spine defect; Swindon Works and its place in Great Western History dated 1935, excellent condition. £10
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273 LMS Publicity Brochures qty 8 comprising: Shakespeare Land; The Peak District of England; The Charm of England; The Shakespeare, Washington, Franklin, Bunyan & Cowper Countries; Washington Country; The English Lakes; Western Hills & Moorlands; The Peak District. Fair to good condition. £40
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274 Official Railway Company Magazines, qty 22 a few of which have no covers. Includes LMS, LNER, SR and GWR. Condition varies.  
275 LMS Route Books No 1, 2, 3 and 4, all in extremely good condition. Together with Mile by Mile On The LMS in reasonable condition; The Royal Scot by SPB Mais , a little worse for wear; Locomotives of the LMS specially arranged for Engine Spotters, very good condition with no markings inside apart from owners name on first page inside front cover. £15
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276 Southern Railway 'Souvenir of Southampton Docks', undated. Very grubby but complete. Together with 'My Finest Holidays' by SPB Mais, published by the Southern Railway 1927. Good condition with some marks.Additionally, a SECR Handbill 'Canterbury Cricket Week Aug 5th - 11th 1922, folds and some fading and a Southern Railway Handbill 'Cheap Return Tickets From London 1938, crinkled. £15
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277 Southern Railway hardback book 'Devon and Cornish Days' by EP Leigh-Bennett, illustrated by Leonard Richmond. Good condition with some foxing to covers. Together with Southern Railway 'Walks In North Devon' by SPB Mais, in very good condition with a few marks and also 'Southern Rambles for Londoners by SPB Mais, covers slightly faded and minor marks. £10
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278 Great Western Railway booklet 'Somerset Ways' undated, reasonable condition together with GWR boolet 'Cotswold Ways' in good overall condition; a GWR Map of System in buff wallet with chocolate lettering; GWR Souvenir booklet issued for the British Empire Exhibition Wembley 1924, some foxing; an unused Menu card depicting Newquay top third, blank below. £25
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279 GWR 'The Line To Legend Land' single-fold pamphlets, qty 7 comprising: Ghost of Bisham Abbey; Story of Wild Darrell; Herne the Hunter; Ghostly Bishop of Fingest; Shadow Curse of the Raggedstone; Summer is i-cumen in; The Whispering Knights. Some foxing but all sound. These are uncommon publications. £12
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280 GWR Handbills of various sizes qty 16 to include: London Hungarian Exhibition; Improved Parcels Fruit Flower Watercress; London - Royal Horticultural Show; Motor Omnibus Service between Liverpool & Birkenhead 1909; Motor Road Services between Marlborough, Ramsbury and Hungerford September 1909 plus a similar November 1909; Newbury Steeplechases Dec 6th & 7th 1909; Royal Counties Agricultural Show Winchester 1910; Royal Agricultural Show Liverpool undated; London Day Trip 1910; Newbury Steeplechases 1910; Funeral of King Edward V!! Local Train Service May 20th 1910. Additionally, the following Pamphlets:- ; Pamphlet Weston-super-Mare from Weston Milton Halt and Bleadon & Uphill May to July 1937; Pamphlet Sunday Excursions London & Ealing Broadway Aug 1939 and a similar Whitsuntide 1939; Pamphlet Sunday Excursions June 1939 South Wales £35
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281 Great Western booklet 'Dunkirk and the Great Western' by Ashley Brown, some slight staining. Together with a British Railways booklet 'Swindon Works' dated 1950 in extremely good condition. £20
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282 LMS booklet 'LMS Country Lorry Services For Farm and Village' ERO 53499/10 dated 1939. A wonderful little book of some scarcity. In good sound condition with some ink stains on front cover. £55
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283 LMS official 8 page fold-out stiff card brochure 'Garston Docks the Timber Port of the West Coast' . A scarce item in very good condition throughout. Together with anLMS booklet 'Ships of the Narrow Seas' by Edmund Vale ERO 53550, some slight cover marks otherwise extremely good £15
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284 LMS booklet 'London by LMS' image of Beefeater on cover, no date, no ERO number, no rear map. Some cover marks and small tear to rear. Together with LMS booklet 'Walking Tour Tickets' undated. Grubby covers and some dog-ers with creases. Comes with a LMS booklet 'Scotland For Holidays' dated 1930 insound condition with rusting staples and 'The Red Rail Guide Scotland by LMS Euston or St Pancras' dated January 1929, well used condition. £6
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285 L&NWR Handbill Denton Wakes Saturday August 12th 1893 to London from Stalybridge, Ashton, Hooley Hill. Denton and Reddish, reasonable condition for age. Together with a LMS miscellany to include LMS London Suburban Timetable Jan 29th 1940 ufn; LMS Annual Staff Dinner Menu & Programme Sat Nov 22nd 1930 at the Savoy Hydro, North Shore, Blackpool; LMS booklet 'The Story of the Irish Mail' in good condition; Route Book No 25 'The Track of the Twenty-fives' London St Pancras to Manchester Central' reasonable condition. £15
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286 LNER Timetable book 'Continental Services' 15th May to 7th October 1939, good sound condition and complete with rear map. £8
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287 LNER larger Holiday Topics booklet 'The Scarborough Magazine' undated, complete with internal fold-out plan of the town. Very slight foxing. £10
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288 LNER Holiday Guides, a pair of No 3 North-East England and a pair of No 4 Scotland. All four are sound with some marks and minor defects. Additionally, LNER booklet 'Cathedrals Abbeys & Historic Places' good condition with some foxing; LNER booklet 'The Flying Scotsman' dated 1925, in good overall condition and finally 'Rambles In The Chilterns' by Pathfinder, also very good condition. £20
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289 LNER & LMS brochure 'Scotland For Holidays' a pair No 4 and No 5, both a little grubby, together with an extremely good 'On Either Side - Kings Cross to Scotland' £10
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290 LNER booklet with Supplement inside wallet 'New Ways For British Holidays - East Anglia' dated 1934. Some cover marks but very nice overall £8
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291 London & North Eastern Railway Handbills, qty 5 comprising: Bridlington, Filey, Scarboro & Whitby Sat July 7th to Sept 15th 1923 and a similar for Sat 4th August 1923; Sutton-on-Sea and Mablethorpe Aug 4th 1923; Christmas Holidays Cheap Ticket Facilities November 1926; Christmas Holidays Additional Late Train from Derbyshire stations December 1926. Some have normal handbill defects from tear-off. £5
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292 LNER miscellany to include: Locomotives of the LNER 1947 and a similar second edition (revised), both very good; 'The Coronation', rusting staples; 'The West Riding Limited' rusting staples; 4 page fold-out pamphlet 'Sunday Pleasure Cruises from Dunoon' and another brochure with some damage 'Dunoon for a Happy Healthy Holiday' 1937 (jointly with LMS). Finally a 1975 Re-print of Great Northern Summer Holidays 1904 pamphlet. £15
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293 Publication Miscellany comprising: LCC Tramways Map depicting Lambeth Bridge on cover, Nov 1932, cover stains; 'British Railways In Peace & War' 1944 and sister publication 'It Can Now Be Revealed' 1945, rusting staples; LMS British Empire Exhibition 1925 'Signalling Model' reasonable; LMS 'Century of Progress' good condition; 'British Railways & The Future' issued by the Big 4 in 1946; 'Next Station' by Christian Barman dated 1947; 'Facts About British Railways' dated 1938 issued by the Big 4; Bradshaws Guide Mar - Apr 1961, lacks covers; BR Passenger Timetable LM Region Liverpool and Manchester area Jun - Sept 1955, some foxing to covers; 'Locomotives' by Bassett-Lowke, reasonable. £25
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294 Southern Railway booklet 'The Passing Scene - London - Portsmouth - Isle of Wight' undated, good condition with rusting staples. Also 'War On The Line - the Southern Railway in Wartime' by Bernard Darwin, no dust jacket £5
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295 GWR brochure 'The Glorious Thames' May 1936 in excellent condition. Together with GWR 'A Silver Anniversary - The Cornish Riviera Express 1904 - 1929'. Some minor tears and slight foxing. £10
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296 LMS booklet 'The Best Way - Tours In Lakeland' July 17th until Sept 24th 1933, good overall. Together with LMS booklet 'North Wales Its Mountains, Glens and Holiday Haunts' by Walter M. Gallichan, good with rubbed and marked covers. £8
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297 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad System Timetable Map dated Feb 18th 1945. Good overall with some cover defects £10
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298 Maidstone & District Motor Services Ltd Complete Timetable 17th June 1956, in very good condition.  
299 Railway Buttons, qty 56 mostly Big 4 but also includes GNR(I); Manchester Ship Canal; Great Eastern; Midland and NER. £5
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300 David Shepherd signed limited edition 'Over The Forth' number 229/850. Tastefully framed, overall size 30" x 38". Extremely good condition £40
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