LNER: On Either Side

1939; 1946 in York
London & North Eastern Railway
Ben Johnson and Company Limited
Frank Newbould

Travel Guide, London & North Eastern Railway, On Either Side, Features of interest to be seen from the train, Kings Cross to Scotland/Scotland to Kings Cross, 1939. Soft cover with illustrations of Edinburgh, York and London by Frank Newbould. Text on reverse reads "Depicting & describing features of interest to be seen from the train between London (Kings Cross) & Edinburgh (Waverley), Fort William, Inverness and Aberdeen". Comprises a lineal map of the railway with descriptive text and photographs of features along the route. Printed by Ben Johnson & Co Ltd of York.

London & North Eastern Railway 'On Either Side' travel guide, describing features of interest along railway lines between London Kings Cross station and Scotland. This guide illustrates historical and geographical features from London to Edinburgh Waverley station, Fort William, Inverness and Aberdeen. The railway is depicted as a continuous line accompanied by photographs, maps and text. The guide includes the route mileage and railway features such as stations, tunnels and viaducts.

The cover features illustrations by Frank Newbould of an A4 class steam locomotive, St Paul's Cathedral in London, Edinburgh Castle, York Minster and a Scottish baronial castle. Newbould was a prolific artist and illustrator, who produced many posters for the LNER and other railway companies.

The guide was first issued in 1939 as number eleven in a series.


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paper (fibre product)
overall: 220 mm x 110 mm
travel guide
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