The Pocket Library. Small block-bound.
Locomotives Part 1 and Part 2. Size: 2 3/4″ x 4 1/8″
Lyons gave away their Pocket Library series items in return for 15 em
price labels from packets of Lyons Premium Tea or “starred” top
flaps from packets of Lyons Quick Brew Tea. The pictures were
selected by lan Allan and each booklet consisted of 15 small cards
with captions on the back. The pictures were found inside or on the
covers of publications to thel96Os and probably date to about 1960.
They include a “Peak” diesel. Peaks were manufactured from 1959.
The bindings were very fragile.
Cover: Tinted sketch – the colour painting from page 6 of Part 1..
A ‘King’ Class 4-6-0 heading the London-Cardiff “Capitals United
Express.” This was in service from 1956-63.