Lot 423

The Official Illustrated Guide To The Great Western...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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The Official Illustrated Guide To The Great Western Railway and The Official Illustrated Guide To The Bristol & Exeter, North & South Devon, Cornwall & South Wales Railways by George Measom, 1860 an attractive compendious pictorial book with a total of 800 pages covering the Great Western Railway plus 280 pages for The Bristol & Exeter Railway etc. plus 216 pages of advertising at the back, some particularly the hotel with fine illustrations. An impressive publication with 620 fine engraved illustrations which are of the railway and the stations, there are a large number of full page panoramic views of factories and industry of the period, plus a number of picturesque towns and villages etc. Also detailing all the stations and places of interest along its lines and the then present operations of the railway. In cloth board binding with gold tooling, size 5" x 7¼" and 2½" thick.

Guide Price: £160.00 - £180.00

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