‘Borough’ Pocket Guide Series No. 172 Selby

          

Story:

“My grandparents collected regional and town guides. The Selby Guide has some fascinating advertisements from town traders, as well as the price of petrol.”

History:

Published in Cheltenham at the beginning of the twentieth century these guides covered hundreds of destinations across Britain. Each guide consisted of a ‘descriptive letterpress’, a map and a set of photographs, as well as local adverts.