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GLOUCESTERSHIRE :- Selection of manuscripts, maps, ephemera, etc. for sale from Lesley Aitchison.







  1. Adlard (Eleanor), With an introduction by H.J Massingham. WINCHCOMBE CAVALCADE or Sidelights on Winchcombe History. Plates and textual illusts, map endpapers, [x] + 123pp, sm 8vo, dustwrapper. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. (1939) £20.00
    * Loosely inserted is a signed handwritten letter by the author.






  2. Agg-Gardner (Rt. Hon. Sir James) SOME PARLIAMENTARY RECOLLECTIONS. With 14 plates, textual illusts, 246pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, few small marks to covers, Ed. J. Burrow, London: (1927) £36.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.






  3. Austin (Roland) THE CRYPT SCHOOL GLOUCESTER Established as a Free Grammar School and first known as Christ School 1539-1939. Frontis, 182pp, original cloth. John Bellows, Gloucester: 1939. £15.00





  4. Baddeley (W. St. Clair) HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ST. MARY, AT PAINSWICK. With 11 plates, vii + (1) + 70pp, sm 4to, original buckram, stitching broken, almost loose in case, water stain to top board, internally clean. Exeter: William Pollard and Co. Ltd., 1902. £20.00





  5. Baddeley (W. St. Clair) HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ST. MARY, AT PAINSWICK. With 11 plates, vii + (1) + 70pp, sm 4to, original buckram. Exeter: William Pollard and Co. Ltd., 1902. £42.00
    * Inscription by the author to verso of frontispiece.






  6. Bathurst (Rev. William Hilley) ROMAN ANTIQUITIES AT LYDNEY PARK, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Being a Posthumous Work of the Rev. William Hiley Bathurst, M.A. With Notes by C.W. King. With 31 plates, a few in colour, vii + 127pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges. London: Longmans, Green, 1879. £165.00 --- See sample text





  7. Bazeley (Rev. William), editor RECORDS OF GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL For 1882-3. With 10 plates, one of which is double-paged, iv + 156pp, bound without the prelims before the subscribers list, early half roan, cloth boards, edges rubbed, short split to head of top outer hinge. Printed for the Gloucester Cathedral Society 1883. £22.00
    * A second part was in 1884 and a final third part was published in 1897.






  8. Belcher (Ernest) RAMBLES AMONG THE COTSWOLDS. With a Preface by Sir John Maclean. 104pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. First edition. Evesham: W. & H. Smith, 1892. £30.00





  9. Bennett (James) THE HISTORY OF TEWKESBURY. With 10 illusts, 456pp, early full calf, raised bands, slightly rubbed, marbled endpapers and page edges, covers slightly rubbed to edges, small amount of light spotting, small waterstain to one plate, front inner hinge cracked though sound. Tewkesbury: Printed by James Bennett. 1830. £145.00
    * The list of subscribers accounts for 305 copies.






  10. Bennett (James) THE HISTORY OF TEWKESBURY. With 10 illusts, 456pp, early full calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, crudely recased, resulting in a gap between spine and boards, later endpapers, covers rubbed, signs where tape were once in place across spine to hold it in place, some foxing, early name to title-page. Tewkesbury: Printed by James Bennett. 1830. £65.00
    * The list of subscribers accounts for 305 copies.






  11. Bennett (James), printer and publisher THE TEWKESBURY YEARLY REGISTER AND MAGAZINE. 2 volumes, (all published), 4 illusts in the text, vi + 464 and 4 illusts in the text, 564 + (3)pp, full early calf, slightly rubbed to edges, one volume neatly recased, and one volume with a new spine, new labels on spines, ex-ref.lib. with a few embossed stamps, and numbers to foot of spines, occasional light foxing. Tewkesbury: Printed and Published by James Bennett, High Street. 1840 & 1850. £160.00
    * "This work may be regarded as a continuation of Bennett's History of Tewkesbury which appeared in 1830. It is full of interesting scraps of local information." Hyett & Bazeley. Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, volume 2, page 345.






  12. Berkeley Peerage MINUTES OF EVIDENCE Taken before the COMMITTEE FOR PRIVILEGES, on the EARL OF BERKELEY'S PEDIGREE, in the Year 1799.... with.... MINUTES OF EVIDENCE given before The Committee of Privileges, to whom The Petition of William Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Claiming as of right to be the Earl of Berkeley.... with.... APPENDIX TO THE MINUTES of the Committee of Prvileges on the Berkely Peerage of the 7th June, 1811. 3 items bound in one, 85pp, with facsimile, 876 + (3) page Index of the Names of Witnesses Examined. with 6pp, folio, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, boards loose. Ordered to be reprinted, 8th March, and 7th June, 1811. £165.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of William Phelps to front pastedown.






  13. Bick (David) THE MINES OF NEWENT AND ROSS. Maps, illusts, diagrams, 88pp, dustwrapper. The Pound House, Newent: 1987. £15.00





  14. Bigland (Ralph), edited by Brian Frith. HISTORICAL, MONUMENTAL AND GENEALOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATIVE TO THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Gloucestershire Record Series, volumes No 2, 3, 5, and 8. 4 volumes, complete, illusts, xii + viii + 458pp; xiv + 459 - 888pp; xii + 889 - 1363pp; xxvii + 1365 - 1818. dustwrappers. Reproduced in reduced facsimile, with new appendices, personal-name, and place-name indexes. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1989 - 1995. £110.00





  15. Bird (W. Hobart) OLD GLOUCESTERSHIRE CHURCHES. A concise guide, especially compiled for motoring folk and others interested in the architecture of our churches, and also their contents, Screens, Fonts, Brasses, etc. Illustrated with 45 photographs & 8 drawings, 207pp, 12mo, original cloth, dustwrapper slightly chipped to edges. Cheltenham and London: Ed. J. Burrow & C. Ltd., c.1928. £18.00





  16. Blakeway (George Sheffield) THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER Its Royal Charters Of Liberties and Varying Fortunes. Frontis, double-page map and 4 plates, vii + 133pp, original cloth, fore-edges untrimmed. L.A. Smart and Son, Gloucester: 1924. £24.00





  17. Blunt (J.H) DURSLEY AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD; Being Historical Memorials of Dursley, Beverston, Cam, and Uley. With 11 plates, 1 of which is folding, pedigrees, viii + 243pp, early half calf, raised bands, leather labels, marbled endpapers. First edition, London: Simpkin, Marshall, Dursley: Whitmore, 1877. £75.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of William Phelps.






  18. Brewer (J.N) DELINEATIONS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, being Views of the Principal Seats of Nobility and Gentry.... The plates engraved by J. & H.S. Storer, and Historical and Descriptive Notices by J.N. Brewer. With vignette title and 48 fine steel engraved plates on india paper, with tissue guards, 4to, contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, edges slightly rubbed, endpapers slightly discoloured, a clean copy. LARGE PAPER COPY. London: Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, and J. & H.S. Storer. (1825-7) £420.00
    * Views include:- Gatcombe Park, High Grove, Cote House, Rendcombe, Dodington, Prinknash Park, Chevenage House, Matson House, Abbey House, Cerney House, etc.






  19. Bright (G.V) PICTURESQUE GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Being a Series of Exclusive Photographs Illustrating the Ancient & Interesting Towns and Villages of the County, together with a short Historical & General Description. 384pp, 4to, original buckram, covered with a loose plastic cover which has been cellotaped to pastedowns. Cheltenham Newspaper Co., 1928. £30.00





  20. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Compiled by Roland Austin BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY - GENERAL INDEX to Volumes 41 - 50. 1918 - 1929. With a Subject-Index to the Illustrations. 170pp, original printed wraps. Gloucester: H. Osborne, 1930. £12.00





  21. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, compiled by Roland Austin TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY - GENERAL INDEX to Volumes 51-60 (1930-1939). With separate index to illustrations.... 160 + 32pp, original printed wraps. Gloucester: Printed for the Society by H. Osborne, 1942. £18.00





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  22. Britton (John), Brayley (E.W) and Brewer (J.N) THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES: OR ORIGINAL DELINEATIONS TOPOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE OF EACH COUNTY. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 11 engravings, hand-coloured engraved may of the county by J. Roper, and an engraved plan of Gloucester, pages numbered 497-736, half calf, later spine, and endpapers, crudely lettered leather label on spine, marbled boards, lightly rubbed to edges. Sherwood, Neely and Jones, London: c.1805. £50.00
    * Extracted from the 'Beauties of England and Wales'.






  23. Burrow (Edward J) ANCIENT ENTRENCHMENTS AND CAMPS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Numerous illusts, folding map, 176pp, 4to, original cloth-backed paper boards, gilt, slightly rubbed to edges, covers slightly dusty, top corner of first few leaves slightly damp crinkled. Numbered Limited Edition, signed by the Author. Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow and Co. Ltd. Foreword dated 1919. £25.00





  24. Bush (H) and Fox (F) HISTORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE SOCIETY. Compiled by Henry Bush, in 1854, with Further Notes by Francis F. Fox, in 1899. Established 1657. 28pp, 12mo, original card covers, later cloth spine. H.A. Burleigh, Printer, Bristol: c.1914. £24.00





  25. [Carter (J.E)] NOTES HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL ON THE CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST SLYMBRIDGE. With 5 plates, 67pp, lacks lower wrap and spine, margins of several leaves waterstained. Bristol: 1845. £30.00





  26. Chance (H. Godwin), and Austin (R) BICENTENARY GLOUCESTER JOURNAL. 9th April, 1722 - 8th April 1922. Editorial Note by H. Godwin Chance, M.A. Historical Record by Roland Austin (Librarian, Gloucester Public Library), with Reminiscences by the Staff, Tributes by Public Men, and Newspaper Appreciations. With 5 plates, 145pp, 4to, half calf, leather label, cloth boards, top board loose, the original printed wraps bound in. Chance and Bland Ltd., Gloucester: 1922. £24.00





  27. Chubb (T) A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE PRINTED MAPS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1577-1911. With Biographical Notes. With 12 plates, 238 + 15 + 7pp, original printed wraps. Printed for the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1912. £75.00





  28. Cole (R), compiled by. RENTAL OF ALL THE HOUSES IN GLOUCESTER. A.D. 1455 from a roll in the possession of the Corporation of Gloucester, edited with a translation by W.H. Stevenson. With 18 black and red illusts on 4 pages, xvi + 147pp, untrimmed in the original vellum, covers slightly dusty. 4to, large paper edition limited to 50 numbered copies, signed by the printer. Gloucester: Printed by John Bellows, 1890. £55.00





  29. Cooke (James Herbert) A HAND-BOOK FOR VISITORS TO BERKELEY its Castle and Church, with A short Account of The Berkeley Family. Illusts and plan, 34pp, 12mo, original printed wraps are slightly spotty. Third Edition. Berkeley: G. Sinderby, c.188- £28.00





  30. Corbet (John) HISTORICALL RELATION OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF GLOUCESTER: From the Beginning of the Civill Warre betweene King and Parliament to the Removal of Colonell Massie from that Government to the Command of the Westerne Forces. To which is prefixed the Author's Life. With an engraved portrait and an engraved plan, viii + 152 + 3pp, 4to, later half cloth, paper boards, plates spotty. Originally published in 1645. Reprinted, Gloucester: Washbourn and Son, Gloucester and Charles Baldwyn, London: 1823. £70.00
    * This forms part 1 of Washbourn's Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis.






  31. Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS OF THE COTTESWOLD NATURALISTS' CLUB. Volumes 1-12 inclusive. Twelve volumes, full calf, marbled endpapers and page edges, labels on spines, covers slightly rubbed to edges, few outer hinges cracked, 12 boards loose. 1853 - 1898. £300.00
    * A good run of the scarce early volumes. They contain numerous articles on natural history, geology, archaeology, antiquities, etc. and include:- Notes on the Natural History of Gloucester; Natural History, Geology &c. of Sharpness Point; Minerals of Gloucestershire; Randwick Long Barrow; Sapperton Tunnel on the Thames and Severn Canal; Kingswood Coalfield, etc.






  32. Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS. Volume VII. Plates and diagrams, 242pp, few small marks to early binders cloth, leather label on spine, ex-lib with a few stamps. John Bellows, Gloucester: 1880. £50.00
    * Includes:- E. Witchell. Section of Stroud Hill.... ; G.S. Boulger. Report on Progress towards completion of Flora of Gloucestershire etc., etc.






  33. Cox (Thomas) GLOUCESTERSHIRE, extracted from Magna Britannia. With folding map by Morden. Later half calf, cloth boards, text cropped and browned to 'Tables' at the rear. c.1720. £60.00





  34. Cox (Thomas) GLOUCESTERSHIRE, extracted from Magna Britannia. Lacks map, but has the copper engraved view of 'Gloster City' by Johannes Kip taken from Atkyns. The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, folded and tipped into the front, few short tears to folds, a nice impression with cropped margins, early half roan, marbled boards, slightly rubbed to edges, top board almost loose, some early waterstains to last few leaves, foxing to front and rear, note cropped to foot of first leaf of 'Tables'. c.1720. £120.00
    * The engraving by Kip is a fine bird's-eye view of Gloucester with the streets and buildings accurately depicted and with boats on the River Severn in the fore-ground.






  35. Crawley-Boevey (Arthur W) THE 'PERVERSE WIDOW' BEING PASSAGES FROM THE LIFE OF CATHERINE WIFE OF WILLIAM BOEVEY ESQ. of Flaxley Abbey in the County of Glos. With Genealogical Notes on that Family and others connected therewith. Photographic & other plates, xvi + 365pp, 4to, original cloth, slightly rubbed, hand written letter from the author pasted to the front endpaper. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1898. £200.00





  36. Daubeny (J.F), Representative of The Lady of the Manor of Bishop's Cleeve. CLEEVE COMMON, Gloucestershire. Rights and Regulations Over This Common. Provisional Order Confirmation Act, 1890, under the Commons Act, 1876. With 4 plans, 120pp, original cloth, inner hinges cracked. London: Army and Navy Co-operative Society, 1900. £35.00
    * Very Scarce. Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.






  37. Dobell (C.M) MEMOIRS OF OLD CHARLTON KINGS. A Series of Short Papers Written For the Charlton Kings Parish Magazine. Original printed boards, 57pp. Norman, Sawyer and Co., Cheltenham: 1898. £30.00





  38. Dorney (John) CERTAIN SPEECHES MADE UPON THE DAY OF THE YEARLY ELECTION OF OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER. Being in the Charter-Language of the said City.... by John Dorney, Esq; Town-Clerke of the said City. Frontis., [vi] + 85pp, post 8vo, full later calf, lettering pieces missing from spine, top board loose, marbled endpapers. London: Printed by A.M. for Tho. Underhill at the Anchor and Bible in Pauls Church-yard. 1653. £250.00
    * Wing D1932. Includes a Catalogue of Names of the Several Officers. With the engraved armorial bookplate of William Phelps.






  39. Dreghorn (William) GEOLOGY EXPLAINED IN THE FOREST OF DEAN AND THE WYE VALLEY. Textual illustrations and maps by the author, 196pp, slight wear to edges of dustwrapper, some light spotting to endpapers. First edition, Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1968. £14.00





  40. Dyde (W) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF TEWKESBURY. The Third Edition. To which is prefixed, A Descriptive Sketch of Gloucestershire. With folding plan of the town, and 4 plates 3 of which are folding, bound without the view of the Old-Abbey Gate-House, but with 2 plates not called for:- 'Town Hall' and 'Market House', 144pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in recent qtr calf, marbled boards and endpapers, with just the author's surname on spine, ex-lib. with the occasional stamp. Tewkesbury: Printed by the Editor. 1803. £45.00





  41. Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE CHURCH BELLS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. To which is added A Budget of Bells Matters of General Interest. With 10 plates and textual illustrations, viii + 207pp + addenda, 4to, full early calf, raised bands, leather labels, marbled page edges and endpapers. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1881. £220.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of William Phelps.






  42. Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE PREBENDAL CHURCH OF S. MARY BITTON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 12 plates, illusts in the text, 76pp, 4to, original printed card covers, covers slightly dusty, rear cover loose. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1878. £40.00
    * Article in part 1, volume 4 of the Transactions of the Exeter Architectural Society.






  43. Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE CHURCH BELLS IN THE TOWERS AND TURRETS OF ALL THE PARISH CHURCHES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 10 plates and textual illustrations, pages numbered 121-215, complete, 4to, original printed card covers, spine slightly chipped, rear cover soiled, stain affecting top corner of plates. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1882. £150.00
    * Article in part 2 volume 4 of the Second Series of the Transactions of Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society.






  44. Evans (J.T), editor THE CHURCH PLATE OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 21 plates, and 2 textual illusts, xxiv + 264pp, original cloth, roy 8vo. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1906. £35.00





  45. Eward (Suzanne), editor GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL CHAPTER ACT BOOK 1616-1687. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 21. xxxii + 187pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2007. £15.00





  46. Fendley (John), editor BISHOP BENSON'S SURVEY OF THE DIOCESE OF GLOUCESTER 1735 - 1750. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 13. xx + 264pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2000. £24.00





  47. Fendley (John), editor NOTES ON THE DIOCESE OF GLOUCESTER BY CHANCELLOR RICHARD PARSONS C.1700. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 19. xxxiii + 576pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2005. £24.00





  48. Finberg (H.P.R), editor GLOUCESTERSHIRE STUDIES. With 7 illustrations and 4 maps, one of which is folding, 304pp, a couple of short tears to dustwrapper. First edition, Leicester The University Press: 1957. £14.00
    * Includes chapters on Winchcombe Abbey and the Manor of Sherborne; Cotswolds; Berkeley, Kingscote and Holder families; Sir George Onesiphorous Paul; Richard Ameryck, etc.






  49. Fisher (Rev. John), Curate of Berkeley A HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF BERKELEY, its Church, Castle, etc., etc. Illusts., 81 + 8 pages of subscribers, 12mo, early qtr roan, marbled boards, spine slightly rubbed to edges, couple of short splits to top outer hinge, endpapers and page edges spotty. First edition, C.T. Jefferies, Bristol: Lewis Povey, Berkeley: 1856. £40.00





  50. Ford (Major A) REPORT ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING AN ACCIDENT IN THE USE OF DYNAMITE WHICH OCCURRED IN A TUNNEL IN COURSE OF CONSTRUCTION UNDER THE RIVER SEVERN, On the 23rd September 1879. 15pp, stitched and unbound as issued. London: Houses of Parliament, 1879. £22.00





  51. Fothergill (A) A NEW EXPERIMENTAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND QUALITIES OF THE CHELTENHAM WATER. To which are now added, Observations on Sundry other Waters: Shewing how their Properties may be ascertained, their Virtues preserved, their Impurities corrected, &c. With an Appendix on the Mephitic-Alkaline Water; A New Approved Remedy against the Stone and Gravel. Third Edition, With Several Additions. xv + 122 + 1pp, disbound. Third Edition, Bath: R. Cruttwell, 1788. £100.00





  52. Fowler (Edward) A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE THE JUDGES, &c. In the time of the Assizes in the Cathedral Church at Gloucester, On Sunday Aug. 7. 1681. Published to put a stop to False and Injurious Representations. Title + (6) + 32pp, disbound, small mark and a couple of short tears to title. London: Printed for R. Royston, Bookseller to His most Sacred Majesty, and Walter Kettilby, 1681. £55.00





  53. Fowler (Sir James K) HAYLES AND BEAULIEU A Brief History and Guide to Hayles Abbey. A Daughter-House of Beaulieu. With Maps, Ground Plans and Illustrations, some of which are folding, 84pp, 12mo, original qtr cloth, paper boards, label on top board, lacks label on spine. First edition, London: William Heinemann, 1928. £20.00





  54. Fry (Edw. Alexander), and Phillimore (W.P.W), editor A CALENDAR OF WILLS PROVED IN THE CONSISTORY COURT OF THE BISHOP OF GLOUCESTER. Volume II. 1660 to 1800. With Indices Nominum et Locorum.... Bound with.... Fry (Edw. Alex.), editor ABSTRACTS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM. Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Charles the First. Miscellaneous Series. 1-18 Charles I. 1625-1642. 448pp, and 175pp, ealy half calf, leather label, marbled boards. British Record Society, London: 1907 and 1899. £70.00





  55. Fry (Edw. Alexander), and Phillimore (W.P.W), editor A CALENDAR OF WILLS PROVED IN THE CONSISTORY COURT OF THE BISHOP OF GLOUCESTER. Volume II. 1660 to 1800. With Indices Nominum et Locorum. 448pp, in parts lacking the original wraps, one leaf faded and with pencil marginalia. Issued to the Subscribers by the British Record Society, London: 1907. £20.00





  56. Gatrell (Anthony) THE HISTORY OF CIRENCESTER GOLF CLUB 1893 TO 1993. Plates, folding plan, 176pp, original cloth. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Cirencester Golf Club Limited, 1993. £20.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  57. Gethyn-Jones (Eric) TREVISA OF BERKELEY. A Celtic Firebrand. 201pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Dursley: Alan Sutton, 1978. £12.00
    * Born in St. Mellion in 1326; vicar of Berkeley 1350 - 1412.






  58. Gloucestershire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore. GLOUCESTERSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 1. vi + 149pp, recent cloth. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore and Co., 1896. £35.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of King's Stanley, Owlpen, Quedgeley, Rendcombe, Swindon, Forthampton, Nimpsfield and Slimbridge.






  59. Gloucestershire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore. GLOUCESTERSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS MARRIAGES. Volume 4. vi + (i) + 153pp, original buckram, partly faded, ex-reference library, with label to front endpaper, and occasional stamp. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore and Co., 1898. £40.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Hinton-on-the-Green, Aston Somerville, Kemerton, Lemington Parva, Buckland, Saintbury, Preston-upon-Stour, Stanton, Snowshill, Temple Guiting, Wormington, Childswickham, Weston Subedge, Guiting Power, Sutton-under-Brailes, and Todenham.






  60. Gloucestershire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore. GLOUCESTERSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 6. vi + (i) + 155pp, original buckram, partly faded, ex-reference library, with label to front endpaper, and occasional stamp. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore and Co., 1900. £30.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Batsford, Beverston, Standish, Quinton, Elkstone, Ebrington, Stinchcombe, and Weston Birt.






  61. Gloucestershire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore GLOUCESTERSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 8. vi + (i) + 161pp, original buckram, slightly rubbed to edges. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore and Co., 1902. £40.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Painswick, Kingscote and Cam.






  62. Gloucester A BILL TO EMPOWER THE MAYOR ALDERMEN AND CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER TO CONSTRUCT WATERWORKS to extend their limits for the supply of water and to make further provision with regard to.... the improvement of health, local government and finance of the City. Bound collection of papers relating to the Bill, including: Report of the Special Water Sub-Committee, 1934, 38pp; Copy correspondence with Town Clerk of Cheltenham, and Extracts from minutes of Gloucester Council, 1931-2, 19pp, Amendments to the Bill, typed and in MS, 50pp; Bill, 127pp, annotated; 8 Petitions against the Bill; Reports by the Minster of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Ministry of Health; Additional Clauses etc. 41pp; Copy of the Bill, 1835, annotated in different coloured inks, 127pp; 2 large folding coloured maps, 1" to 1 mile, mounted on linen. Sm. folio, bound in half morocco, rubbed, marbled boards. 1934-5. £65.00





  63. Gloucester Election REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE EXISTENCE OF CORRUPT PRACTICES AT THE LAST GLOUCESTER ELECTION. Together with the Minutes of Evidence taken before them. xlviii + 618pp, folio, half morocco, cloth boards, some strips and areas rubbed to morocco, the original paper wraps bound in. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1860. £95.00
    * The election concerned was held on 26th September 1859. The candidates were W.P. Price, C.J. Monk (returned) and Sir R.W. Carden. The election was declared void and the writ suspended until 1862.






  64. Gloucester Election REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS Appointed under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual to Inquire into the Corrupt Practises in the City of Gloucester. I.- Report. Coloured folding map, 37pp, folio, unbound, stitched as issued, stitching now broken, title-page and last leaf slightly ragged, ex-lib. stamps to title-page. London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, H.M.S.O. 1881. £15.00
    * Includes 18pp schedules listing the people who were guilty of corrupt practises at the 1880 and 1874 elections.






  65. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. Volume 1. xvi + 475pp, contemporary half calf, lacks label on spine, cloth boards, covers rubbed, top outer hinge partly split, and weak. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1881. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Index to Monumental Inscriptions, Cheltenham; Tomes Family; Manor of Olpen; Longevity in Cheltenham; Notgrove Parish Church; Bathurst Family, etc






  66. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES Volume 2. Frontis, xix + 674pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed to edges, few stamps and numbers in ink to front endpaper. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1884. £36.00
    * Includes articles:- Lord Northwick's Collection of Pictures; Extracts from Dyrham Parish Registers; Rectors of Uley; Daunt Family; Rudder Family; Nash court and The Steps; Marriages in Hampnett, 1737-1754, etc.






  67. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES Volume 3. Frontis, xvi + 694 + 66 pages of publishers adverts, few marks to the original contemporary half calf, marbled boards, covers slightly rubbed, waterstain to top margin of frontis, few marks to spine, stamp and numbers in ink to front pastedown. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1887. £34.00
    * Includes articles:- Longden Family; Rodmarton Church; Dorney Family; Inscriptions in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cheltenham; Thornbury Castle; Manor of Pucklechurch, etc.






  68. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES Volume 3. Frontis, xvi + 694pp, recent cloth, leather label on spine. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1887. £34.00
    * Includes articles:- Longden Family; Rodmarton Church; Dorney Family; Inscriptions in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cheltenham; Thornbury Castle; Manor of Pucklechurch; Northleach Church, etc.






  69. Grace (W.G) "W. G." Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections By W.G. Grace. Containing Photogravure Portrait of the Author and Eighty Pages of Illustrations. xx + 524pp, + 31 pages of publishers adverts, original decorative cloth, lightly rubbed. First edition, James Bowden, London: 1899. £55.00





  70. Gray (Irvine), and Gethyn-Jones (J.E), editor THE REGISTERS OF THE CHURCH OF ST. MARY, DYMOCK 1538 - 1790. (Baptisms and Burials 1538-1788; Marriages 1538-1790). xx + 349pp, few spots to the original cloth. Printed for the Records Section of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. (1960) £24.00





  71. Gregory (Alfred) ROBERT RAIKES: Journalist and Philanthropist. A History of the Origin of Sunday Schools. Frontis and vignette title, 209 + 8 pages of publishers adverts, sm, 8vo, original cloth, lightly rubbed and with a few small marks, private library label to front pastedown, relevant news cuttings pasted to rear endpapers, inner hinges weak. First edition, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1877. £24.00





  72. Griffiths (S.Y), printer GRIFFITH'S NEW HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF CHELTENHAM. And Its Vicinity.... Numerous fine copper-plate engraved views, as listed, bound without the view of Montpellier Baths, which we do not believe was issued as we have never seen it in any copy. There are 19 copper-plate engraved trade plates bound in at the rear, these are not called for in the list of plates, 4to, untrimmed in the original paper boards, later morocco spine, and endpapers, boards slightly rubbed. First edition. Printed and Published by S.Y. Griffith & Co. Chronicle Office, Cheltenham: 1826. £200.00





  73. Grundy (G.B) SAXON CHARTERS and Field Names of Gloucestershire. 142pp and 143-306pp, 2 parts in the original printed wraps, partly faded, small name in ink to top wraps. Published by the Council of the Bristol and Archaeological Society. 1935 & 1936. £40.00





  74. Hadley (J.J), printer and publisher THE CHELTENHAM TRACTS AND TALES. (Taken from the Real Incidents of Life.) By a Resident and Dedicated to the Inhabitants of Cheltenham. (Tracts No 1, 2 and 3) 19pp, 12mo, disbound. Cheltenham: J.J. Hadley, Journal Office, c.1845 £20.00





  75. Hadley (Mary), printer and publisher CHELTENHAM: An Old Story for a New Year. 28pp, 12mo, disbound. Cheltenham: Mary Hadley, Journal Office, c.185- £20.00





  76. Handford (Michael) THE STROUDWATER CANAL. Plates, 337pp, dustwrapper. Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1979. £25.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  77. Hart (C) ARCHAEOLOGY IN DEAN. A Tribute to Dr. C. Scott-Garrett. Illusts, 68pp, roy 8vo, original card covers, dustwrapper. Gloucester: 1967. £20.00





  78. Hart (Cyril E) THE FREE MINERS Of the Royal Forest of Dean and Hundred of St. Briavels. With a Foreword by Rev. F.W. Potto-Hicks. With 7 plates, xxi + 527pp, original cloth, slight bruise to corner of top board, lacks dustwrapper. British Publishing Company, Gloucester: 1953. £110.00





  79. Hart (Cyril) THE VERDERERS AND FOREST LAWS OF DEAN With notes on the Speech House and Deer. Plates and textual illusts, 240pp, dustwrapper. First edition, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1971. £22.00





  80. Hartland (Edwin Sidney), editor COUNTY FOLK-LORE. PRINTED EXTRACTS NO. 1. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 58pp, original printed wraps, spine chipped with some loss, 58pp, stitching loosening, top wrap partly lightly stained. Published by the Folk Lore Society. 1892. £12.00





  81. Hodsdon (James), compiled by AN HISTORICAL GAZETTEER OF CHELTENHAM. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 9. With 3 folding reproduction plans of Cheltenham by Cossens, Merrett, and Norman, Sawyer and Co., in pocket at rear, xiv + 208pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Stroud: 1997. £35.00





  82. Holtzendorff (Professor Von), translated by Rosa Gebhard. AN ENGLISH COUNTRY SQUIRE. as Sketched at Hardwicke Court, Gloucestershire. 106pp, original wraps, wraps slightly spotty, and top wrap chipped to edges, lacks approx. half of the spine, some occasional foxing. First edition, John Bellows, Gloucester: 1878. £52.00
    * The Squire concerned was Thomas Barwick Baker, with the signature of Mary Baker on top wrap, presumably his wife. Includes chapters on 'Reformatory School at Hardwicke Court', and 'Working Men's Meeting at Stroud'.






  83. Hoyle (R.W), editor THE MILITARY SURVEY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1522. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 6. With 12 tables and 2 plates, liii + 265pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1993. £28.00





  84. Hughes (Robert) COBBERLEY HALL A Gloucester Tale of the Fourteenth Century. Frontis, and 1 other plate, viii + 91pp, untrimmed in the original unlettered paper boards, spine chipped to edges, top outer hinges partly broken, plates slightly spotty. Printed by S.V. Griffith and Co. Cheltenham: 1824. £75.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Fredrick Sessions, Monkleighton, Gloucester.






  85. Hull (Edward) THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND CHELTENHAM. (Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.) With 2 plates, one of which is folding, textual illusts, 104pp, few short tears to the original printed wraps, lacks most of spine, top wrap loose. First edition, London: H.M.S.O. 1857. £55.00





  86. Hunter (Andrew Alexander), editor CHELTENHAM COLLEGE REGISTER 1841 - 1889. Bound without plates, xv + 469pp, roy 8vo, untrimmed in early unlettered binders cloth. George Bell, London: 1890. £22.00





  87. Hyett (F.A) and Bazeley (Rev. W) THE BIBLIOGRAPHERS MANUAL OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE LITERATURE, being a classified catalogue of books, pamphlets, broadsides & other printed matter relating to the County of Gloucestershire, or to the City of Bristol, with a Descriptive & Explanatory Notes. 3 volumes, xvi + 331 and 400 and 378 + (i)pp, original buckram, light stain to lower portion of top board of one volume, head and foot of one spine slightly rubbed, top board of one volume slightly cracked, paper labels chipped on spines. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES. Gloucester: John Bellows, 1895-97. £155.00
    * An invaluable work giving full collations of the thousands of works listed, as well as occasionally some indication of rarity and interesting notes on variants, etc. Volume one covers general works relating to the County, the City of Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, volume 2 covers works relating to the parishes from Abenhall to Yate, volume 3 covers works relating to Bristol.






  88. Hyett (F.A) GLOUCESTERSHIRE IN NATIONAL HISTORY. With a folding frontis, and 9 plates, xvi + 282pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed, numbers stamped to top of front endpaper. First edition, John Bellows, Gloucester: 1906. £18.00





  89. Jacob (Edwin) THE AUTHORITY, NATURE, AND DUTIES OF THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY: A Sermon, Preached in the Cathedral of Gloucester, at the General Ordinatio, On Sunday, December 20, 1818. 50pp, disbound. Gloucester: Printed for J. Roberts and the Author, 1819. £25.00





  90. James (W.E) THE SUNDAY SCHOOL MOVEMENT: A Brief History of its Rise and Progress. Published to mark the centenary of the Sunday School at St. Mary's Hall, Gloucester, 1910. Plate, 44pp, 12mo, original cloth. Gloucester: Wellington and Co., 1910. £30.00
    * Mainly relates to Gloucester.






  91. Jennings (J), printer publisher Comp. ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO GLOUCESTER With Picturesque Walks and Drives around the Neighbourhood. Folding map and numerous illusts and adverts, 172pp, original cloth, slightly shaken. Compiled, Printed and Published Gloucester by John Jennings. 1901. £22.00
    * With a Foresters' High Court presentation label pasted to front endpaper.






  92. Johnson (G.P) JOHNSON'S NEW HISTORICAL AND PICTORIAL CHELTENHAM AND COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER GUIDE; Designed and Arranged as the Visiter's Companion. In Two Parts. Part the First Comprising an Historical Account of Cheltenham, from the Roman Era Down to the Present Time; also its Spas, Places of Worship, Public Charities, Baths; Promenades, Hunting Districts.... Illustrated with Twenty Original Engravings on Steel, Taken Expressly for the Work.... With a folding plan, and a folding map, a vignette title, and 41 engravings, 110 + 28pp of adverts, original printed boards, boards darkened and rubbed to edges, crude tape on spine, inner hinges crudely strengthened, plan tipped onto front endpaper, repairs to bottom corner of first 2 leaves, fore-edge of front endpaper strengthened. Cheltenham: Published and Sold by G.P. Johnson, Engraver. (1850) £45.00





  93. Kelly (E.R) THE POST OFFICE KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1870. With folding map, pages numbered 453-812, halves of 2 leaves, being pages 595, 596, 597 and 598, have been cut away, small holes, affecting a few letters to the remaining portions, recent cloth, London: Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 1870. £45.00
    * This county section was originally bound with the counties of Shropshire, Herefordshire, and Bristol.






  94. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1919. With short tear to map with small amount of loss, original cloth, spine faded, slightly rubbed, fews small snags to head and foot of spine, short splits to outer hinges, poor quality paper browned to edges as usual. Kelly's Directories, Ltd., London: 1919. £70.00





  95. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF CHELTENHAM. 1967. With Charlton Kings, Leckhampton, and Prestbury. Lacks map as usual, 8 + 716pp, original limp card covers, slightly rubbed to edges, printed on poor quality paper which is slightly browned at edges. Kingston upon Thames: Kelly's directories Ltd, 1967. £22.00





  96. Kidd (Beatrice E) and Richards (M. Edith) HADWEN OF GLOUCESTER Man, Medico, Martyr. Illusts, x + 345pp, short tear to dustwrapper. First Edition, John Murray, London: 1933. £16.00





  97. Kimball (Elisabeth Guernsey), editor ROLLS OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE SESSIONS OF THE PEACE 1361-1398. 185pp, recent cloth. Kendal: Titus Wilson, 1942. £20.00
    * Forming Volume 62 of the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.






  98. Kingsley (Nicholas) THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Volume One. 1500 - 1660. xii + 227 + (viii)pp index, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. First edition, Privately Published, Nicholas Kingsley, Cheltenham: 1989. £35.00





  99. Lee (Edwin) CHELTENHAM AND ITS RESOURCES: Mineral Waters, Climate, etc. Considered chiefly in a Sanative Point of View. 135pp + 76pp adverts, few small marks to original cloth, new spine and endpapers. London: Whitaker, 1851. £48.00





  100. Lilley (H.T) A HISTORY OF STANDISH IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Illusts., map, 269pp, recent cloth. LIMITED EDITION OF 200 NUMBERED COPIES. Portsmouth: 1932. £60.00





  101. Litzenberger (C.J), editor TEWKESBURY CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNT, 1563 - 1624. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 7. xix + 163pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1994. £25.00





  102. Lysons (D), Amott (J), Williams (C. L) and Chance (H.G) ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF THE MEETING OF THE THREE CHOIRS OF GLOUCESTER, WORCESTER, AND HEREFORD, and of the Charity connected with it. Commenced by the Rev. Daniel Lysons, M.A., F.R.S. & F.S.A. carried on to 1864 by John Amott, (Organist of Gloucester Cathedral) and H. Godwin Chance. Illustrated with views of the cathedrals and photographs of singers and others associated with the festivals. vii + 343pp, original cloth, lettering on spine dull, covers slightly dusty and slightly rubbed to corners. Chance and Bland, Gloucester: 1895. £22.00





  103. Lysons (Rev. Samuel) WHAT HAS GLOUCESTERSHIRE ACHIEVED.... in Matters Religious, Moral, Social & Scientific. Pamphlet, 33pp, small portion missing from one corner of original printed wraps, embossed library stamp to several pages. Gloucester: A. Lea. London: Hamilton, Adams, 1861. £16.00





  104. Lysons (Samuel) AN ACCOUNT OF THE ROMAN VILLA, DISCOVERED IN THE PARISH OF GREAT-WITCOMBE, In the County of Gloucester. Read before the Society of Antiquaries, on the 30th of April, 1818, and the 4th of February, 1819. Published in the First Part of the Nineteenth Volume of the Archaeologia. With 7pp and a double-page folding plan, 4to, pamphlet, original printed wraps. Henry J. Cochrane, printer, Cheltenham: (1819) £38.00





  105. Madge (Sidney J), editor ABSTRACTS OF INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Returned into the Court of Chancery During the Plantagenet Period. Part IV. 20 Henry III. to 29 Edward I. 1236-1300.... Bound with.... Fry (Edward Alexander), editor ABSTRACTS OF INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Returned into the Court of Chancery during the Plantagenet Period. Part V. 30 Edward I to 32 Edward III. 1302-1358. 2 volumes bound in 1, xvi + 241pp, and ix + 375pp, half calf, leather label, marbled boards. British Record Society, Limited. London: 1903 and 1910. £85.00





  106. Madge (Sidney J), editor ABSTRACTS OF INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Returned into the Court of Chancery During the Plantagenet Period. Part IV. 20 Henry III. to 29 Edward I. 1236-1300. xvi + 241pp, in the original 4 parts, 3 parts lack wraps, one part has top wrap, few tears to 2 top margins. Issued to the Subscribers by the British Record Society, Limited. 1903. £16.00





  107. Marshall, Mr. THE RURAL ECONOMY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE; Including its Dairy together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire. Folding map, 2 volumes xxxii + 332pp and xxiii + 367 + (16) pages of indices, page edges spotty. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES. Second edition. 1796. Reprinted Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1979. £65.00





  108. Marshall, Mr. THE RURAL ECONOMY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE; Including its Dairy together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire. Folding map, 2 volumes, full early calf boards, recent calf spines, titled and with gilt lines, original endpapers retained. First edition. Gloucester: Printed by R. Raikes, for G. Nicol, Pall-Mall, London: 1789. £180.00





  109. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With an engraved folding map by Bowen and one other plate, pages numbered 332-363.... Bound with.... THE NATURAL HISTORY OF OXFORDSHIRE. With an engraved folding map by Bowen, pages numbered 364-400. 2 items continuously paginated, complete, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £65.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled "The Natural History of England.... "






  110. Mercer and Crocker's MERCER & CROCKER'S GENERAL TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DIRECTORY FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE, &c. Comprising classified lists of the Nobility, Clergy, Bankers.... with an Alphabetical list of the Inhabitants.... The work commences with an Account of Each Town and Village.... Lacks map, (vi) + 17-203 + 6 pages of adverts, disbound. Leicester: Mercer & Crocker, 1874. £55.00
    * Extracted from a larger work.








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  111. Moir (Esther) LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1775-1800. A Study of the Justices of the Peace. xvi + 192pp, original cloth. Printed for the Records Section of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society (1969) £16.00





  112. [Moreau (Simeon)] A TOUR TO CHELTENHAM SPA; or Gloucestershire Display'd. Containing An Account of Cheltenham, its Mineral Waters, Amusements, Public Walks, Environs, &c. the Natural History of the County of Gloucester, the City of Gloucester, and the Towns of Cirencester, Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Fairford, &c. with a Correct Itinerary from Cheltenham, and a new and easy Mode of knowing The Hours for Passing the Severn at Aust and the New Passages.... 174pp + Addenda leaf, 12mo, recent qtr cloth, paper boards, small light splash mark and 'Moreau' in ink to lower margin of title, small engraving pasted to verso of title-page, lacks half-title(?) First edition. Bath: Printed for the Author by R. Cruttwell. 1783. £120.00





  113. Newenham (W.T) ANTIQUATED SPOTS ROUND CHELTENHAM. With 3 woodcut illustrations, 143pp, 12mo, original cloth, gilt, cover slightly soiled. (1851) £35.00
    * Includes, Prestbury Camp, Bishop's Cleeve, Seven Springs, Leckhampton, and Winchcombe.






  114. Patterson (Robert B), editor THE ORIGINAL ACTA OF ST. PETER'S ABBEY GLOUCESTER c. 1122 to 1263. Edited, with an account of the Scriptorium and its Scribes. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 11. With 44 plates, lxi + 354pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1998. £28.00





  115. Payne (Gordon E) A SURVEY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A Physical, Social & Economic Survey and Plan. Numerous illusts and coloured folding maps, also folding maps in pocket at rear, vii + 320pp, original cloth, 4to. John Bellows, Gloucester: c.1938. £28.00





  116. Perry (R) WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE Times Past - Time Present. Illusts, xiii + 193pp, dustwrapper. Limited Edition. Privately Published, R. Perry 1986. £25.00
    * Signed presentation inscription on the half title by the author and with a hand-written letter from him loosely inserted.






  117. [Peter (F)] FRONTIER OF A BARONY. The New Grounds at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. With 4 plates, folding map, 34pp, original cloth-backed boards. John Bellows, Gloucester: c.1948. £25.00





  118. Phillimore (W.P.W), and Fry (George S), editor ABSTRACTS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM. Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Charles the First. Part I. 1-11 Charles. 1625 - 1636. x + 233pp. 1893..... Bound with.... Part II. I2-18 Charles. 1637 - 1642. xii + 190pp. 1895. 2 volumes bound in one, early half calf, marbled boards. Issued to the Subscribers by the British Record Society. 1893 & 1895 £80.00





  119. Playne (Arthur Twisden) A HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF MINCHINHAMPTON AND AVENING. With 24 plates, viii + 188pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. First edition, Gloucester: John Bellows, 1915. £65.00





  120. Pooley (Charles) NOTES ON THE OLD CROSSES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 13 tinted lithographic plates and numerous textual illusts., xiii + 76pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, usual occasional spotting mainly to margins of plates. First edition, Longmans, Green, 1868. £38.00 --- See sample text





  121. Pope (Ian) and Karau (Paul) THE FOREST OF DEAN BRANCH. Volume 1. Newnham to Cinderford. Maps, plans, diagrams, illusts, 234pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Wild Swan Publications, Didcot: 1992. £24.00





  122. Powell (John Joseph) "GLOUCESTRIANA" or Papers Relating to the City of Gloucester. 199pp, original cloth. Gloucester: (1890) £24.00
    * 'Collected from local newspapers and periodicals.' See Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.






  123. Purnell (Frances) and Williams (Henry W) JUBILEE HISTORY of the Gloucester Co-operative and Industrial Society Limited. Illusts, xiv + 284pp, original cloth, lettering on spine slightly rubbed. Gloucester: John Jennings, 1910. £22.00





  124. Purnell (Frances) and Williams (Henry W) JUBILEE HISTORY of the Gloucester Co-operative and Industrial Society Limited. Illusts, xiv + 284pp, original cloth, partly faded, few marks to top board. Gloucester: John Jennings, 1910. £20.00





  125. Rhodes (John), editor A CALENDAR OF THE REGISTERS OF THE PRIORY OF LLANTHONY BY GLOUCESTER 1457 - 1466, 1501 - 1525. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 15. xlii + 233pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Bristol: 2002. £28.00





  126. Richards (Roger C) THE AGRICULTURAL LABOURER, ENGLAND. REPORT BY MR. ROGER C. RICHARDS (ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER), UPON THE POOR LAW UNION OF CIRENCESTER, (Gloucestershire.) Title + 11pp, pages numbered 51-61, complete, small folio, later paper covers, with paper label on top cover. Houses of Parliament, London: 1893. £18.00
    * Extract from British Parliamentary papers. A detailed report on the conditions, wages, housing, hours worked of Gloucestershire agricultural workers.






  127. Richardson (L) A HANDBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF CHELTENHAM and Neighbourhood. Illusts, xii + 303pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, and pulled to head of spine, large folding map in pocket at rear, few tears and splits crudely repaired to verso, tipped onto last free endpaper is a small envelope which contains some relevant news cuttings. First edition, Cheltenham: Norman Sawyer and Co., 1904. £35.00





  128. Riddelsdell (H.J), Hedley (G.W) and Price (W.R) FLORA OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Numerous illusts., 6 folding maps, 4 are in pocket at rear, clxxxii + 667pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, 1" tear to head of spine. First edition. Cotteswold Naturalist's Field Club, Gloucester: 1948. £40.00





  129. Ripley (Peter), and Jurica (John), transcriber and editor A CALENDAR OF THE REGISTERS OF THE FREEMEN OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER 1641 - 1838. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 4. xxx + 330pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Stroud: 1991. £35.00





  130. [Roberts (Mary)] THE ANNALS OF MY VILLAGE: Being A Calendar of Nature Every Month in the Year. Frontis, 3 plates, iv + 362 + (2)pp, publishers adverts, untrimmed in the original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, recased with original spine laid down and new endpapers, original paper label on spine slightly chipped, partly affecting a few words, plates slightly spotty and off-set. First edition, London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1831. £92.00
    * "My Village" is Sheepscombe, and not Painswick as has been sometimes stated.' see Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, vol. 2, page 263.






  131. Rolt (L.T.C) THE DOWTY STORY. Illusts, 90pp, couple of short tears to dustwrapper. With the name and address of a former store-keeper for the company, to front endpaper, and a note in ink in his hand to one page. With the compliments slip of Sir George Dowty loosely inserted. Newman Neame, London: (1962) £20.00





  132. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume One. Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. Plates, diagrams some of which are folding, four folding maps in pocket at rear, lvi + 157pp, 4to, very short tear to rear of dustwrapper, frontis slightly crinkled. H.M.S.O. London: 1976. £18.00





  133. Royce (Rev. D), Vicar of Lower Swell. THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF STOW: A Paper Read in the Assembly Room, Stow, January 31st, 1861. With a folding pedigree and a folding table, 96pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed to edges. Published by Request. Stow on the Wold: 1861. £110.00





  134. Rudd (M.A) HISTORICAL RECORDS OF BISLEY WITH LYPIATT. Illusts., folding pedigrees, (viii) + 437pp, includes 3pp list of subscribers, original cloth, partly faded, small snag to head of back outer hinge. First edition, John Jennings, Gloucester: 1937. £90.00





  135. Rudder (S), printer THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLOUCESTER: Including the Civil and Military Affairs of that antient City; with a Particular Account of St. Peter's Abbey.... and all other Public Establishments. Folding frontis, xiii + 525 + cxipp, contemporary full calf, spine gilt tooled, raised bands, lightly rubbed to edges, small amount of worming to inner margins of first few leaves, and outer margins of a few leaves at rear. Cirencester: Printed and Sold by the Author, 1781. £180.00





  136. Rudge (Rev. Thomas) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLOUCESTER, from The Earliest Period to the Present Time: Including an Account of the Abbey, Cathedral, and other Religious Houses.... With engraved folding plan of Gloucester, textual illustrations, 3 engraved plates, 380pp, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spine gilt tooled in compartments, leather labels, covers lightly rubbed, one label slightly chipped. First edition, Printed by J. Wood, Herald Office, Gloucester: 1811. £85.00
    * With the engraved bookplates of George Ormerod of Sedbury Park, and Charles Francis Wyatt, Broughton Rectory, Oxon.






  137. Rushen (Percy C) OLD TIME INVENTION In the Four Shires. Gloucester, Worcester, Warwick and Oxford. 4to, 63 + (4) page index, original cloth, partly faded, prelims spotty. Published by the author, c.1916. £45.00
    * Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection. No, date, printer or publisher is given. Gives details of the various patents held such as, 'Patent No 709, dated 27 May 1756, was granted to John Wright of Lower Redbrooke, in the county of Gloucestershire, refiner, for "A New Method of Raising Steam for Working Fire Engines." The latter term was that given to steam engines before the days of Watt.... ' Includes Indices of Places, Persons and Subjects.






  138. Sale (A.J.H), editor CHELTENHAM PROBATE RECORDS 1660 - 1740. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 12. Map, xxxi + 231pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1999. £28.00





  139. Sawyer (John) CHELTENHAM PARISH CHURCH Its Architecture and Its History. Illusts, 124 + (ii)pp, original qtr cloth, couple of corners slightly bruised. LARGE PAPER COPY. Norman Sawyer and Co., Cheltenham: 1903. £20.00





  140. [Sibly (W.A), and Newth (J.D.N).], editor WYCLIFFE AND THE WAR: A School Record. Portraits, 420pp, original cloth, page edges, and prelims slightly spotty. Privately Printed. John Bellows, Gloucester: 1923. £65.00





  141. Skirving (Edward Scot), editor CHELTENHAM COLLEGE REGISTER 1841 - 1927. Coloured folding plan, plates, lvii + 904pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed at edges, inner hinges cracked and strained. The College, Cheltenham: 1928. £45.00





  142. Smith (John), of North Nibley. compiled by. THE NAMES AND SURNAMES OF ALL THE ABLE AND SUFFICIENT MEN IN BODY FIT FOR HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE IN THE WARS, WITHIN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Viewed by the Right Hon. Henry, Lord Berkeley, Lord Lieutenant of the said County, by Direction from His Majesty, in the Month of August, 1608, in the Sixth Year of the Reign of James the First. Edited from the original MS in the possession of the Right Hon. Lord Sherborne at Sherborne House, in Gloucestershire. Frontis, roy, 8vo, xiv + 423pp, partly faded dustwrapper. Limited to 400 numbered copies. Originally published 1902. Reprinted, Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1980. £75.00





  143. Spence (Rose) FRAMPTON ON SEVERN. Portrait of a Victorian Village. Map endpapers, frontis and 63 illusts, x + 150pp, dustwrapper. Chichester: Phillimore, 2000. £18.00





  144. Stevenson (W.H), compiled by CALENDAR OF THE RECORDS OF THE CORPORATION OF GLOUCESTER. Issued under the Authority of the Corporation. With 3 double-page and 1 folding plate, xxxiii + 562pp, full calf boards loose, lacks spine, marbled endpapers and page edges. Limited to 250 copies. Signed and numbered by the publisher. Gloucester: Printed by John Bellows. 1893. £40.00





  145. Stokes (Ethel), Abstracted by ABSTRACTS OF INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Returned into the Court of Chancery During the Plantagenet Period. Part VI. 33 Edward III to 14 Henry IV. 1359-1413.... Bound with.... Wadley (Thomas Proctor) THE GREAT ORPHAN BOOK AND BOOK OF WILLS AT THE COUNCIL HOUSE, BRISTOL. Notes of the Wills contained therein.... Bound with.... A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, AND MANUSCRIPTS from the Library of the late Rev. DAVID ROYCE, M.A., Vicar of Nether Swell, Gloucestershire.... With a Memoir of Mr Royce by the Rev. William Bazeley. Three items bound in one, x + 266pp, and 48pp, bound without title-page, and frontis, 60pp, half calf, leather label, marbled boards. The British Record Society Limited. London: 1914. and 1896, and H. Osborne, Gloucester: 1902. £85.00





  146. Stokes (Ethel), Abstracted by ABSTRACTS OF INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Returned into the Court of Chancery During the Plantagenet Period. Part VI. 33 Edward III to 14 Henry IV. 1359-1413. x + 266pp, in 3 parts, lacking wraps, one leaf faded, one margin partly soiled. Issued to the Subscribers by The British Record Society Limited. 1914. £15.00





  147. Stratford (Joseph) GLOUCESTERSHIRE BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES. xvi + 360pp, original cloth, gilt, very lightly rubbed to edges. Gloucester: "Journal" Office, 1887. £32.00
    * Includes chapters on Sir Robert Atkyns, William Henry Hyett, Archbishop Juxon, etc.






  148. Symonds (P.R) "AREA EIGHT" In the War Against Hitlerism. Being an account of the Civil Defence Services and A.R.P. in Stroud and Nailsworth. Several illusts, xv + 244pp, original cloth, inner hinges cracked though sound. Stroud and Nailsworth Defence Committee, Gloucester: John Jennings, 1945. £32.00





  149. Tait (Margaret and Isabella) WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, What to see and how to see it. With Original sketches, also a Description of the Neighbourhood. Illusts, 52pp, early qtr calf, cloth boards, with the original printed boards bound in. First edition, M. & T. Tait, Wotton-under-Edge: 1886. £40.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplates of William Phelps, and A.W. Clifford.






  150. Tann (Jennifer) GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN MILLS. Plates and textual illusts, 254pp, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. First edition, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1967. £35.00





  151. Taylor (Charles S) AN ANALYSIS OF THE DOMESDAY SURVEY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 348pp, early half morocco, cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges. Published for the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Bristol: 1889. £45.00





  152. Taylor (Charles S) AN ANALYSIS OF THE DOMESDAY SURVEY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 348pp. Published for the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Bristol: C.T. Jefferies, 1889..... Bound with.... Bazeley (William) RECORDS OF GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL FOR 1883-4 AND 1885-97. Volumes 2 and 3 of 3 only.. Plates, some of which are folding, 177 + xipp, and 144pp. Gloucester: Printed for the Gloucester Cathedral Society by E. Nest, (1885 and 1898). 3 volumes bound in one in recent cloth. Published for the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Bristol: C.T. Jefferies, 1889. and Gloucester: Printed for the Gloucester Cathedral Society by E. Nest, (1885 and 1898) £65.00





  153. Thomas (John) PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON CHRONIC AFFECTION TO THE DIGESTIVE ORGANS, and on Bilious and Nervous Disorders: being an attempt to combine with English Practice some of the Methods of Cure Employed on the Continent. Also Remarks on Warm Mineral Baths, Mineral Waters in General, and on the use and abuse of the CHELTENHAM WATERS. xvi + 168pp, untrimmed in original paper boards, later amateur paper spine loosening, boards worn, top outer hinge split, some light waterstaining to rear, top corner of title-page and dedication leaf cut away. Second Edition. S.Y. Griffith, Cheltenham: 1821. £135.00





  154. Tonkinson (T.S) ELKSTONE, its Manors, Church & Registers. Illusts., 48pp, original boards, slightly rubbed to edges, partly faded as usual. Cheltenham: Norman Brothers, 1919. £26.00





  155. Tymms (Samuel) GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Section extracted from 'Camden's Britannia Epitomized and Continued.' Engraved map, 43pp, 12mo disbound, short tear to inner margin of map neatly repaired to verso. Nichols & Son, London: (1833) £22.00





  156. Victoria County History, edited by William Page VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 2. Plates and textual illusts, xv + 448pp, 4to, half morocco, cloth boards, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1907. £60.00
    * Contains chapters on Ecclesiastical, Social and Economic History, Agriculture, Forestry, Sports, Ancient and Modern including Stag and Fox-hunting.






  157. Victoria County History, edited by William Page VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 2. Plates and textual illusts, xv + 448pp, 4to, recent cloth. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1907. £48.00
    * Contains chapters on Ecclesiastical, Social and Economic History, Agriculture, Forestry, Sports, Ancient and Modern including Stag and Fox-hunting.






  158. Victoria History, edited by N.M. Herbert. VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 4. The City of Gloucester. Plates and textual illusts, xxiii + 474pp, small folio, dustwrapper. Oxford University Press, 1988. £55.00
    * Concerns the City of Gloucester.






  159. Victoria County History, edited by N.M. Herbert. VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 5. Plates and textual illusts, xxiii + 440pp, small folio, dustwrapper. Oxford University Press, 1996. £60.00
    * Contains the Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred and the Forest of Dean.






  160. Victoria County History, edited by C.R. Elrington. VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 7. Plates and textual illusts, xix + 254pp, small folio, dustwrapper, ex-uni.lib., with labels to front endpapers and small stamp to verso of title-page and to foot of last leaf, otherwise a good copy. Oxford University Press, 1981. £45.00
    * Includes:- Brightwells Barrow Hundred (Bibury, Fairford, Lechlade, etc.) and Rapsgate Hundred.






  161. Victoria County History, edited by C.R. Elrington. VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 8. Plates and textual illusts, xxiii + 311pp small folio, original cloth, lacks most of front endpaper. First Edition, Oxford University Press, 1968. £45.00
    * Includes the Hundreds of Cleeve, Deerhurst (Colne St. Dennis, Deerhurst, Prestbury, Staverton, etc.) Tewkesbury (Ashchurch, Boddington, Forthampton, Kemerton, etc.) Tibblestone (Ashton under Hill, Beckford, Hinton-on-the Green) and Westminster (Corse, Hasfield).






  162. Victoria County History, edited by N.M. Herbert VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 11. Plates and textual illusts, xix + 339pp, original cloth, dustwrapper, private bookplate to front endpaper. First edition, Published for the Institute of historical Research by Oxford University Press, 1976. £52.00
    * Includes the hundreds of Bisley, (Edgeworth, Miserden, Painswick, Sapperton, Stroud, etc.) and Longtree (Avening, Cherington, Horsley, Minchinhampton, Nailsworth, etc.)






  163. 'Vigorniensis' AN HISTORICAL REVIEW OF THE NATURE AND RESULTS OF VACCINATION, as Unfolded in Dr. Baron's Life of Jenner. Pamphlet, 64pp, unbound, stitched as issued, ex-lib with a few embossed stamps, title slightly spotty. J.J. Hadley, Cheltenham: 1869. £45.00





  164. Walcott (Mackenzie E.C) MEMORIALS OF GLOUCESTER. 56pp. disbound. E. Nest, Printer, Westgate Street, Gloucester: 1867. £18.00





  165. Walser and Grist printers PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CHELTENHAM. Illusts, (viii) + 32pp, 4to, original cloth, loose in case, few marks to covers. Walser & Grist, Brighton: 1892. £24.00





  166. Wells-Furby (Bridget), editor A CATALOGUE OF THE MEDIEVAL MUNIMENTS AT BERKELEY CASTLE. Gloucestershire Record Series Volumes 17 and 18. 2 volumes, lxxxix + 574pp and xi + 575-1200pp, dustwrappers. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2004. £85.00





  167. Were (F) INDEX TO THE HERALDRY IN BIGLAND'S HISTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Compiled for the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Pages numbered 147-510pp + viii page index, later cloth, bound without the wraps. J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: 1905. £25.00
    * Forming Vol XXVIII. Part II of the Society's Transactions.






  168. Wheeler (Ron) WINCHCOMBE POTTERY The Cardew-Finch Tradition. Coloured and black and white illusts, 168pp, original pictorial card covers. White Cockade Publishing, Oxford: 1998. £32.00





  169. Williams (Adin) LAYS AND LEGENDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Frontis, 118pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges. London: Kent and Co., Cirencester: H. Savory, (1879) £42.00





  170. Willyams (Cooper) THE HISTORY OF SUDELEY CASTLE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE With an aquatint frontis, (12)pp, large folio, in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, with a new spine and printed label, lightly rubbed to edges of boards, early note and with a couple of words underlined to one page. London for J. Robson, 1791. £425.00
    * Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, volume 2, page 327.






  171. Witchell (Edwin) THE GEOLOGY OF STROUD, and the Area drained by the Frome. With 3 litho plates of fossils, and 2 sections, viii + 108 + 1pp, original cloth. Printed and Published by Geo. H. James. Stroud: 1882. £95.00





  172. Woods (M.K) NEWNHAM ON SEVERN. A Retrospect. With 10 plates, xiv + (i) + 174pp, couple of short tear to slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Second edition. Albert B. Smith (Printers), Longsmith Street, Gloucester: 1962. £20.00





  173. Wright (Wm. Horace), Mayor HISTORICAL NOTES RELATING TO THE BOROUGH OF WOTTON, and a List of Mayors of the Borough from 1660. 48pp, original cloth, neatly recased retaining the original endpapers. First edition, London: Garmeson, Sinnock & Co. Wotton-under-Edge: R. Presley and C. Mayne, 1872. £44.00




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  1. Acland (A.H.D.), editor MEMOIRS AND LETTERS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR THOMAS DYKE ACLAND. With 16 illustrations, 409pp, original cloth, leather label on spine slightly rubbed and with small hole affecting one word. Tipped in is a compliments slip from Sir C.T.D. Acland and Rt. Hon. A.H.D. Acland. Printed for Private Circulation, London: Chiswick Press, 1902. £85.00





  2. Allen (N.V) SOMERSET AND EXMOOR GAZETTEER. v + 210pp, 4to, original cloth backed paper wraps. Harry Galloway, Weston-super-Mare: 1996. £12.00





  3. [Anstey (C)] THE NEW BATH GUIDE: or, Memoirs of the B-N-R-d Family. In a series of Poetical Epistles. Engraved frontis, viii + 175pp, 12mo, full contemporary tree calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, with a leather label on spine. A nice copy. The Thirteenth Edition, London: J. Dodsley, 1788. £50.00





  4. Anstey (Christopher) THE NEW BATH GUIDE: or, Memoirs of the B-n-r-d Family. In a Series of Poetical Epistles. A New Edition: With a Biographical and Topographical Preface, and Anecdotal Annotations. by John Britton. Embellished with Engravings by G. Cruikshank, &c. Illusts, lxxvi + 176pp, 12mo., early half calf, leather label on spine, marbled boards. London: Henry Washbourne, 1832. £55.00





  5. [Anstey (Christopher)] THE NEW BATH GUIDE: or, Memoirs of the B-N-R-d Family. In a series of Poetical Epistles. Engraved frontis, viii + 175p. Eighth Edition, London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1772.... Bound with.... 'Invalid' THE REGISTER OF FOLLY; or Characters and Incidents at Bath and Hot-Wells, in a series of Poetical Epistles, by An Invalid. 128pp, lacks pages 83, 84, 129 and rear endpaper. Printed by the Author; And sold by F. Newberry. 1773. Two volumes bound in one, full early calf, rubbed, rear board held by 2 strings. Eighth Edition, London: Printed for J. Dodsley and Fletcher and Hodson in Cambridge: 1772. £50.00





  6. Arlett (Mike) & Peters (Ivo) STEAM AROUND BATH. With 281 illusts, usually 2 to a page, 4to, dustwrapper. Millstream Books, Bath: 1987. £16.00





  7. Arlett (Mike) THE SOMERSET AND DORSET AT MIDFORD. Maps, diagrams, illusts, 112pp, dustwrapper. Millstream Books, Bath: 1986. £16.00





  8. Ashbrittle ASHBRITTLE AT THE MILLENNIUM Researched, written, photographed, edited and designed by people from the parish of Ashbrittle with help from some close neighbours. Illusts, map endpapers, 170pp, oblong 8vo, paperback. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION OF 750 COPIES. Ashbrittle Arts, 2000. £10.00
    * A history of the manor of Ashbrittle, in Somerset, with photographs, comments and snippets by many of its residents.






  9. Baker (Ernest A) and Balch (Herbert E) THE NETHERWORLD OF MENDIP. Explorations in the Great Caverns of Somerset, Yorkshire, Derbyshire & elsewhere. Maps, plans and plates, xii + 172pp, original cloth, some foxing to front and rear. Clifton: J. Baker & Son, 1907. £26.00 --- See sample text





  10. Balch (H.E) MENDIP, its Swallet Caves and Rock Shelters. Illusts, folding table, 211pp, original cloth, few spots to spine and rear board. First edition, Clare and Son, Wells: 1937. £18.00





  11. Balch (H.E) MENDIP, Its Swallet Caves and Rock Shelters. Plates, diagrams, folding table, 156pp, 12mo, original wraps, spine and portion of covers darkened, page edges darkened. Signed and dated by Balch on the front endpaper. Second Edition, Bristol: John Wright and Sons, London: Simpkin Marshall, 1948. £20.00





  12. Balch (H.E) MENDIP The Great Cave of Wookey Hole. With plates and illusts, vii + 108pp. Third edition, Bristol: John Wright, 1947..... Bound with.... MENDIP - Cheddar, its Gorge and Caves. With plates and illusts, vii + 102pp. Second edition, Bristol: John Wright, 1947..... Bound with.... MENDIP, Its Swallet Caves and Rock Shelters. With plates and illusts, [vi] + 156pp. Second edition, Bristol: John Wright, 1948. 3 volumes bound in one, original cloth. Bristol: John Wright, 1947-48. £30.00





  13. Balch (H.E) WOOKEY HOLE, ITS CAVES AND CAVE DWELLERS. With an Introduction by Professor Boyd Dawkins. Period Restoration and numerous Drawings by John Hassall, R.I. Cave Photographs and Diagrams by J.H. Savory. With 36 plates, and 55 figures in the text, viii + 258pp, 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth-backed printed paper boards, few spots to slightly faded board, the ragged, and split in 2 dustwrapper is loosely inserted. First edition. Oxford University Press: 1914. £125.00





  14. Barraclough (Marian) A HISTORY OF YATTON. Folding map, plans, illusts, 105 + xipp, 4to, pictorial card covers. Yatton Local History Society, 1982. £17.00





  15. Barrett (C.R.B) SOMERSETSHIRE, HIGHWAYS, BYWAYS AND WATERWAYS. With 4 etched plates, and other illustrations by the author, (xv) + 366pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, contained within the original cloth slipcase. First published, London: Bliss, Sands & Foster, 1894. Reprinted, John Mercer and Chris Bingley, 1993. £24.00





  16. Bath Poll 1847 THE BATH LIBERAL POLL BOOK FOR 1847; Being a List of Persons Entitled to Vote in the General Election of that Year; With their Method of Voting at the Election of 1841. Candidates: Lord Viscount Duncan, John Arthur Roebuck, Esquire, Right Hon. Lord Ashley. The First and Last Were Elected. Disbound, 58pp, sm 8vo, some foxing, short tear to last leaf. Bath: Printed and Sold by S. Gibbs, Union Street, 1847. £65.00





  17. Bath Poll 1859 THE BATH POLL BOOK, Being an Alphabetical List in Parishes, of the Names of the Persons who Voted, or were Entitled to Vote, at the General Election of Members for the City and Borough of Bath, April, 30, 1859. Candidates: William Tite, Esq., Arthur Edwin Way, Esq., Thomas Phinn, Esq., Q.C. (The two first were elected.) Disbound, 58pp, sm 8vo, some foxing mainly to front and rear. Bath: Published by R.E. Peach, Bridge Street, 1859. £75.00





  18. Bath Poll 1868 THE BATH POLL BOOK, Being an Alphabetical List in Parishes, of the Names of Persons Who Voted, or were Entitled to Vote, at the General Election of Members for the City and Borough of Bath, November, 17, 1868. Candidates: Col. James MacNaghten Hogg, William Tite, Esq., Donald Dalrymple, Esq. (The two last were Elected.) 115 + (1) page of adverts, sm 8vo, disbound, some foxing mainly to front and rear. Bath: Printed by S. Hayward, "Bath Express" Office and Published by R.E. Peach, Bridge Street, 1868. £65.00





  19. Bath REPORT ON THE CITY OF BATH, (Somersetshire.) Title and pages numbered 1109-1130, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £22.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  20. Bath and West of England Society LETTERS AND PAPERS on Agriculture, Planting &c. Selected from the Correspondence Book of the Society instituted at Bath, for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, within the Counties of Somerset, Wilts, Gloucester, and Dorset, and the City and County of Bristol. To which is added, An Appendix.... xii + 264 + 100pp, early unlettered calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed at edges, outer hinges cracked though sound. First edition, Bath: R. Cruttwell, 1780. £50.00
    * This was the first volume of the Societies Letters and Papers. It was reprinted in 1783 and was then called 'Volume 1'. Includes articles on Rhubarb in Somerset; Turnips in Suffolk; Machines for Floating Pastures; Burnbaiting on Mendip Hills, etc.






  21. Bath and West of England Society LETTERS AND PAPERS on Agriculture, Planting &c. selected from the Correspondence of the Bath and West of England Society.... Volume 2. With 1 plate, xii + 388pp, early half calf, marbled boards, lacks spine, slightly rubbed, to edges. First edition, Bath: Printed by Order of the Society by R. Cruttwell, 1783. £25.00
    * Includes a letter from the Rev. Mr. Swayne, of Pucklechurch, on Grass-Seeds.






  22. Bath and West of England Society LETTERS AND PAPERS on Agriculture, Planting &c. selected from the Correspondence of the Bath and West of England Society.... Volume 3. With 3 folding and 2 other plates, 498 + (1)pp, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed to edges, lacks spine. First edition, Bath: R. Cruttwell, 1786. £45.00
    * Includes:- 'On the Farm-Yard Management of Dung' by Arthur Young, and an article on 'Experiments with the English Rhubarbs made in the General Hospital at Bath'.






  23. Batten (John) HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE EARLY HISTORY OF PARTS OF SOUTH SOMERSET, viz Barwick, Chilton Cantelo, Sutton Bingham, East Coker, Brympton, Houndston, Preston, Limington, with Notices of West Coker, and Hardington Mandeville. With plates, iii + 200pp, original bevelled cloth, title slightly discoloured as usual. London: & Whitby and Son, Yeovil, 1894. £50.00





  24. Belson (Mary) THE ORPHAN BOY, OR A JOURNEY TO BATH. Founded on Fact. Engraved frontis, engraved plate, 120pp, sm 8vo, contemporary qtr calf, paper boards, rubbed to edges, slightly shaken, fragment of label on top board, light soiling. London: Printed for W. Darton, 58 Holborn, 58, Holborn Hill. (1814) £60.00
    * This children's story was written by Mary Elliott and published under her maiden name. The story "Founded on Fact." relates to a party travelling from London to Bath in 1808, where the mother intended to take the waters for her rheumatism.






  25. Bettey (J.H), editor CHEW MAGNA AND DISTRICT IN 1851. 56 leaves printed on rectos only, later unlettered marbled boards with the original wraps bound in, ex-Bristol University label to verso of top wrap, and stamp to verso of title-page. University of Bristol Extra-Mural Studies, 1973. £15.00





  26. Billingsley (John) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET; With Observations On The Means Of Its Improvement. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvements. With a coloured folding plan and a coloured folding map, 192pp + errata, 4to, recent paper boards. First edition, London: Printed by W. Smith, 1794. £185.00





  27. Billingsley (John) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, with Observations on the Means of its Improvement: Drawn up in the Year 1795. For the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. And Now Re-printed with Considerable Additions and Amendments.... With 2 folding maps and a plate of Robert Weldon's Caisson Lock at Combe Hay, 320pp, recent full calf boards. First octavo edition, Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell, 1797. £200.00





  28. Black (Clementina) THE LINLEYS OF BATH. With 13 plates, With an introduction by George Saintsbury. 300pp, dustwrapper. New Edition. London: Frederick Muller, 1971. £15.00





  29. Boger (Mrs E) MYTHS, SCENES AND WORTHIES OF SOMERSET. xii + 666pp, original cloth, fore-edges, and prelims spotty. First edition, George Redway, London: 1887. £32.00 --- See sample text





  30. Bowdler (Miss) POEMS AND ESSAYS, By the Late Miss Bowdler. The Ninth Edition. Published for the Benefit of the General Hospital at Bath. 274pp, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, lacks lettering piece, title-page slightly browned and spotty, 3 leaves loosening. Ninth Edition, Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell, 1797. £35.00





  31. Boyce (Benjamin) THE BENEVOLENT MAN. A Life of Ralph Allen of Bath. Plates, xiv + 303pp, dustwrapper covered with a loose plastic sleeve. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1967 £18.00





  32. Brereton (R.P) SOME CHURCH TOWERS OF SOMERSET. With 60 collotype plates, title, index and 1 leaf of text, 4to, original cloth, edges of spine rubbed, some spotting to prelims, and last few leaves, short split to head of top outer hinge. No imprint, (1905) £35.00





  33. Britton (John) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF BATH ABBEY CHURCH: Including Biographical Anecdotes of the Most Distinguished Persons interred in that Edifice; with an Essay on Epitaphs, in which its Principal Monumental Inscriptions are Recorded. With engraved and printed title-pages, illustrated with 9 engraved plates, xvi + 220pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards and page edges, slightly rubbed, lettering piece on spine, fore-edge margin to verso of one plate partly discoloured and slightly chipped, plates slightly spotty, neatly recased preserving original spine and endpapers. First edition, London: Printed for the Author by Longman and Co., 1825. £55.00





  34. Britton (John), and Peach (R.E.M) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF BATH ABBEY CHURCH. Continued to the Present Time, with Additional Notes by R.E.M. Peach. With Six Illustrations. xix + 107pp, original cloth, gilt. Charles Hallett, Bath: 1887. £44.00





  35. Brooke (Leslie) YESTERDAY'S YEOVIL. A Sketchbook of Places Past. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 140pp, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition. Includes 2 page list of subscribers. Barracuda Books, Buckingham: 1989. £22.00





  36. Brown (Bryan J.H.) and Loosley (John) THE BOOK OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE. The Story of the Town's Past. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 148pp, includes 2 page list of subscribers, dustwrapper. Second Impression, Barracuda Books, Buckingham: 1983. £16.00





  37. Brown (Harry W) "GI'E'S A DIP" A Bit O' Wold Zummerzet, History and Humour. 92pp, original paper covers, with a picture of "The Old Milborne Port Fire Engine" pasted to top wrap, wraps partly faded and slightly creased. (1941) £18.00
    * Contains a history of Milborne Port.






  38. Bruton Grammar School SCHEME FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION OF THE FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL OF KING EDWARD THE SIXTH, AT BRUTON, in the County of Somerset, and the Application of the Income Thereof, Approved by Court of Chancery, 30th May, 1859. 23pp, disbound. London: C. Roworth and Sons, 1859. £12.00





  39. Buckler (Rev. W) ILCHESTER ALMSHOUSE DEEDS. From the Time of King John to the Reign of James the First. A.D. 1200 - 1625. With Appendix: Containing Some Brief Topographical Notices of Ancient Ivelchester. Coloured folding plan, 204pp, with the Errata tipped in, original embossed cloth, short split to top of outer hinge. Tipped into the front are 2 pages on Ilchester from Maton's Observation on the Western Counties, and a 2 page review of the work from the Athenaeum. Printed and Published by W.H. Coates, Yeovil: 1866. £45.00





  40. Bullied (Arthur) and Gray (Harold St George) THE MEARE LAKE VILLAGE.... Excavations and the Relics from the Eastern Half of the West Village, 1910-33. Numerous plates some of which are folding. 3 volumes, 4to, original cloth-backed printed paper boards. Privately Printed at Taunton Castle: 1948-1966. £90.00





  41. [Bunn (Thomas)] A LETTER RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF THE PARISH OF FROME SELWOOD, IN SOMERSETSHIRE; Written for the information of His Majesty's Commissioners. With Notes and Observations on the Extinction of Pauperism in Great Britain. 109pp, disbound, ex-lib. with a couple of stamps to lower margins. Originally printed 1834. Second Edition, Frome: Printed by W.P. Penny, 1851. £130.00
    * Mentions that :- 'Since the following letters were received the parish of Frome, has granted fifteen months pay of any poor family, now receiving parish relief, to assist them to emigrate to Canada.... ' Includes transcripts of letters from some of those who emigrated.






  42. [Bunn (Thomas)] ANSWERS TO INQUIRIES RESPECTING FROME SELWOOD, IN SOMERSETSHIRE, transmitted by the Editors of the Imperial Cyclopedia, In London, and of the Imperial Gazetteer, In Glasgow. 38pp, disbound, ex-lib. with a stamp to verso of title-page and a couple to lower margins, prelims slightly spotty. Frome: Printed by W.P. Penny, 1851. £45.00
    * A detailed description of the town including its institutions, and industries.






  43. Burrow (Edward J) THE ANCIENT EARTHWORKS AND CAMPS OF SOMERSET. Numerous illusts., folding map, 165pp, 4to, original cloth-backed boards, gilt, boards slightly rubbed and browned, front inner hinge cracked, lettering piece on spine lightly rubbed. LIMITED EDITION, Signed and numbered by the author. Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1924. £35.00





  44. Bush (Robin) A TAUNTON DIARY 1787 - 1987. Two centuries of gossip, scandal, success and calamity in darkest Somerset. Numerous illusts, 144pp, cr 4to, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition. With 2 page 'Subscribers List'. Barracuda Books, Buckingham: 1988. £20.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  45. Chadwyck Healey (Charles E.H) HISTORY OF THE PART OF WEST SOMERSET Comprising the Parishes of Luccombe, Selworthy, Stoke Pero, Porlock, Culbone and Oare. Maps, folding pedigrees, illustrations some of which are coloured, ix + 557pp, untrimmed in recent half calf, raised bands, leather label, cloth boards, few small marks to covers, tape repair to short split of one map, pencil note to one margin, few spots to half-title. Tipped in at page 152 are 11 photo-copied pages on the Worth Family from 'Devonshire Wills by Worthy', tipped in at page 104 are 8 photo-copied pages on the Coplestone family from the 'Visitation of Cornwall'. LIMITED TO 380 NUMBERED COPIES. 350 of which are for sale. London, Henry Sotheran, 1901. £180.00 --- See sample text





  46. Chadwyck Healey (Charles E.H) HISTORY OF THE PART OF WEST SOMERSET Comprising the Parishes of Luccombe, Selworthy, Stoke Pero, Porlock, Culbone and Oare. Maps, folding pedigrees, illustrations some of which are coloured, ix + 557pp, untrimmed in recent half calf, raised bands, leather label, cloth boards. LIMITED TO 380 COPIES. 350 of which are for sale. Henry Sotheran, London: 1901. £180.00 --- See sample text





  47. Chandler (David G) SEDGEMOOR 1685 From Monmouth's Invasion to The Bloody Assizes. Maps and illustrations, xix + 216pp, dustwrapper. Spellmont, Staplehurst: 1995. £20.00





  48. Chandler (Mrs Mary) THE DESCRIPTION OF BATH: A POEM Humbly Inscrib'd To Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia. The fourth Edition. To which are added, Several Poems by the same Author. (x) + 77 + 1 advert leaf, plus five leaves of adverts, at the end, in facsimile, recent qtr calf, marbled boards, leather label, slight staining to top margin of a several leaves, light staining to prelims. London: Printed for James Leake, Bookseller in Bath. 1738. £55.00
    * Mary Chandler was born at Malmesbury, Wiltshire, in 1687 the eldest daughter of Henry Chandler a dissenting minister, the family later moved to Bath where she opened a shop.






  49. Clutton Union STATEMENTS OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE CLUTTON UNION and of the Clutton Rural District Council, in the County of Somerset, for the Half-Year ended Lady-Day, 1909. Folding table, 64pp, 12mo, original printed wraps. Purnell and Sons, Paulton, Radstock and Midsomer Norton: 1909. £12.00
    * Includes lists with names of 'Lunatics', 'List of Persons in Clutton Union Workhouse', 'List of Out-Door Poor', etc.






  50. Collinson (Reverend John) HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, Collected from Authentick Records, and an Actual Survey made by the late Edmund Rack. With a large folding engraved map of the county, 40 engraved plates and one engraving in the letterpress, lii + 45 + 277 and 508 and 648pp, 3 volumes of text, and with the plates and map bound in a separate volume, 4to, contemporary mottled calf, outer hinges partly cracked, though sound, contrasting leather labels on spines, marbled endpapers, usual occasional light foxing. Inset into the top cover of each volume are the arms of Robert Palk, and with his armorial bookplates to the front pastedowns. Palk was at one time the M.P. for Ashburton in Devon, and for a short time represented Wareham in Dorset. Each volume also contains the armorial bookplate of Andrew Lewis. First edition, Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell. 1791. £650.00





  51. Collis (I.P) and Shorrocks (D.N), editor STUDIES IN SOMERSET HISTORY, From Local Records. 77 pages printed on rectos only, small folio, original wraps, tape on spine, rear wrap partly waterstained, Bristol University labels to verso of top wrap. University of Bristol Extra-Mural Studies, 1971. £10.00
    * Includes:- Apprentices of Pitminster; Wiveliscombe Corps of Volunteers, 1803-1805; Catholic Chapel, Taunton, etc.






  52. Compton (Theodore) A MENDIP VALLEY, Its Inhabitants and Surroundings, being an Enlarged and Illustrated Edition of Winscombe Sketches. With Original Illustrations by Edward Theodore Compton, and a Chapter on the Geological History of the Mendips by Prof. C. Lloyd Morgan. Full page and text illusts, 292pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, endpapers darkened. Second Edition, London: Edward Stanford, and Swindon: Eddington & Cadbury, 1893. £50.00





  53. Compton (Theodore) WINSCOMBE SKETCHES of Rural Life and Scenery amongst the Mendip Hills. vi + 207pp, original cloth gilt. Second Edition Enlarged. William Poole, London: Preface dated 1882. £45.00





  54. [Conwy (Alwen)] THE PENNY ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BATH AND DISTRICT. Numerous adverts and illusts, 84pp, original pictorial wraps, covers lightly rubbed and creased, lacks spine. H.J. Harding, Bath: c.1898. £16.00





  55. Corner (Dennis) THE NEW BOOK OF PORLOCK. Past and Present. Numerous illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Wellington: 2014. £22.00





  56. Cottle (J) SOME ACCOUNT OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALENE, TAUNTON, And the Restoration thereof; Together with Several Notices on Ecclesiastical Matters. With 11 lithographic and engraved plates, including a plan, 128pp, red decorative borders to text, roy 8vo, original cloth, partly faded, few short splits to outer hinges. Printed in Aid of the Fund for the Restoration of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, By Vizetelly Brothers & Co. 1845. £30.00





  57. Cox (Jeff) WEST SOMERSET IN THE NEWS. The best stories - the personalities and events - from 150 years of the West Somerset Free Press. Illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. Rylands, Wellington: 2010. £22.00





  58. Cox (T) SOMERSETSHIRE. Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding map of the county by Robert Morden, pages numbered 720 - 911 + engraved table of distances, sm 4to, early qtr roan, cloth boards, slightly chipped to head and foot of spine. London: T. Cox, 1724. £95.00





  59. Crockford-Hawley (John) WESTON-SUPER-MARE A History and Celebration of the Town. Numerous coloured and black and white illusts, 119pp, dustwrapper. Frith Book Company, Salisbury: 2004. £14.00





  60. Curtis (C.D) SEDGEMOOR AND THE BLOODY ASSIZE A History and Guide. With 18 Maps and Illustrations, 118pp, few light marks to the original cloth, occasional light foxing, private ownership stamp to front endpaper. First edition, Simpkin Marshall, London: 1930. £18.00





  61. Daniel (W.E), editor THE PARISH REGISTER OF HORSINGTON IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 1558 - 1836. 217pp, recent cloth. Frome-Selwood: Edward Green, 1907. £45.00





  62. Davis (Charles Edward) ANCIENT LANDMARKS OF BATH, or notes of Pagan and Christian Antiquities in and around Aquae Sulis. With 2 folding plans, iv + 50pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, slight discolouration of top board and endpapers. Bath: William Lewis. London: Goodall and Son. 1864. £30.00





  63. Deane (Mary) MR. ZINZAN OF BATH; or Seen in an Old Mirror. A Novel. Frontis, 192pp, roy 8vo, original decorative cloth, covers partly lightly darkened. A.D. Innes, London: 1891. £15.00
    * Set in Bath, Somerset, at the time of George II.






  64. Dix (Angela) NORTH CURRY A Place in History. Plates, diagrams, Illusts, 239pp, small folio, original pictorial laminated boards. Angela Dix, North Curry: 2006. £18.00





  65. Dobbie (B.M. Willmott) AN ENGLISH RURAL COMMUNITY: Batheaston with S. Catherine. Illusts, 2 folding maps, roy 8vo, 170pp, dustwrapper partly torn and creased, name on front endpaper. Bath University Press: 1969. £20.00





  66. Dobson (Dina Portway) THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOMERSET. With 7 maps and 58 illustrations. xiv + 272pp, original cloth slightly rubbed, to edges and few letters of title on spine, with a 2" split to top outer hinge. First edition, Methuen & Co., 1931. £10.00





  67. Down (C.G.) and Warrington (A.J) THE HISTORY OF THE SOMERSET COALFIELD. Plates, text illust, 283pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition, Newton Abbot: David and Charles, (1971) £30.00





  68. Duck (John N) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF PORTISHEAD: Comprising A Guide to the Locality, with An Appendix, Containing An Ornithological, Entomological, and Botanical Catalogue of the Neighbourhood. With 3 engraved views, the folding map is loose in facsimile, 65pp, 12mo, original printed card covers, covers slightly rubbed. Bristol: Evans and Abbot, 29 Clare-Street. 1852. £130.00
    * This is an unusual edition as it is lettered on the top cover:- 'Hand Book to Portishead; with illustrations and a list of Birds, Lepidoptera, Insects, and Plants, found in the Locality. Bristol: Evans and Abbot, 29 Clare-Street. 1853.' Little is known about John Duck, he joined the Bristol Naturalists' Society in 1845, and gave talks at their meetings.






  69. Dunning (R.W) A HISTORY OF SOMERSET. Plates some in colour, illusts in text, 128pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Phillimore, Chichester: 1983 £8.00





  70. Dwelly (E) DWELLY'S NATIONAL RECORDS VOL 1. Hearth Tax for Somerset 1664-5. With Indices. Copied from the Original Rolls in the Public Record Office by R. Holworthy, F.S.G. 239 + (1)p, original cloth. Originally published 1916, Reproduced by Harry Galloway Publishing, Worle, Weston-super-Mare, 1994. £35.00





  71. Dymond (Charles William) WORLEBURY, an Ancient Stronghold in the County of Somerset, plates and plans. A New Edition. Revised and Partly Re-Written with Additions. With 11 plates, 2 of which are folding, viii + 124pp, untrimmed in the original cloth. LIMITED TO 100 NUMBERED COPIES. Bristol: W. Crofton, Hemmons, 1902. £85.00





  72. Easterbrook (Joseph) AN APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC RESPECTING GEORGE LUKINS, (Called the YATTON DEMONIAC,) Containing an Account of His Affliction and Deliverance, together with A Variety of Circumstances which tend to exculpate him from the Charge of Imposture. Folding frontis, 31pp, disbound. First edition, Bristol: Printed by T. Miler, in Wine Street, (1788) £400.00
    * Easterbrook was the Vicar of Temple Church in Bristol where he and six other members of the clergy performed an exorcism in the vestry of the church on Lukins which they claimed cured him.






  73. [Edwards (John)], Agrikler of Wrington POEMS HUMOROUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL by Agrikler. New Series. xiii + 140pp, original decorative cloth. London: Griffith and Farran, and Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, (1883) £15.00





  74. Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE CHURCH BELLS OF SOMERSET. To which is added An Olla Podrida of Bell Matters of General Interest. With 24 plates, textual illusts, x + 148pp, 4to, contemporary half calf, raised bands, gilt lines morocco label, cloth boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Exeter: Printed for the Author, by William Pollard, 1875. £225.00





  75. Elworthy (Frederic Thomas) THE EXMOOR SCOLDING AND COURTSHIP (Two dialogues of the beginning of the xviii, century); Also The Somersetshire Man's Complaint (A Poem of a Full Century Earlier). The original text edited, collated, and abridged with a complete transcript in glossic the vocabulary enlarged, and the whole illustrated with copious notes. 176pp, original cloth, some spotting to prelims, front inner hinge partly cracked, early worn paper label with manuscript title on spine. Clay and Taylor, Bungay: 1879. £70.00





  76. [Falconer (Rev. Thomas)] A LETTER TO THE REV. RICHARD WARNER. 43pp, disbound. With Falconer's name added in ink by an early hand to title-page. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell, 1804. £40.00
    * Falconer questions Warner's sermon which was printed earlier in the year titled:- 'War inconsistent with Christianity.'






  77. Findlay (D.C) THE SOILS OF THE MENDIP DISTRICT OF SOMERSET. [Sheets 279 and 280]. Plates, textual figures, 2 coloured folding maps in pocket at the rear, viii + 204pp, dustwrapper. Agricultural Research Council, Harpenden: 1965. £18.00





  78. Fisher (W. Bro. Wilfred G) THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF SOMERSET. With 7 plates, ix + 209pp, original cloth. Provincial Grand Lodge of Somerset, 1962. £24.00





  79. Flower (J.B), printer RULES OF THE SOMERTON RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORPS. Established A.D. 1860. 7pp, 12mo, original slightly dull printed wraps, pencil notes to verso of wraps. Somerton; J.B. Flower, (1860) £30.00
    * With a list of the names of Captains, Sergeants and Corporals. Not in Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis.






  80. Freeman (Edward A) HISTORY OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS As Illustrating the History of The Cathedral Churches of the Old Foundation. Frontis, xvi + 200 + 42 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, spine faded. London: Macmillan and Co. 1870. £15.00





  81. Freeman (H.W) THE THERMAL BATHS OF BATH, Their History, Literature, Medical & Surgical Uses & Effects. Together With the Aix Massage & Natural Vapour Treatment. Plates, some of which are folding, 379 + xx + (i)pp, original cloth, lacks half-title, repairs to verso on one map and to short tears of margins of a couple of leaves where carelessly opened. First edition, London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., Bath: Charles Hallet, 1888. £60.00





  82. Fussell (L.W) VIA OLD ENGLAND. With 19 illusts, 96pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed, few small spots to cloth. First edition, XX Century Pilgrimage to Wellow, Somerset, L.W. Fussell, (1946) £16.00
    * Concerns Wellow and includes a list of the vicars from 1312.






  83. George (W),and (R), printer SOMERSET. COPY OF THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE. Dated the 7th of October, 1864. Acting Justices are distinguished by asterisks prefixed to their names. 47pp, original cloth, top outer and front inner hinge partly split, some slight spotting. W. and R. George, Wells: 1864. £22.00





  84. [Goldsworthy (E.F)] RECOLLECTIONS OF TAUNTON. by An Old Tauntonian. Folding map, illusts, 62 + 20 page index, dustwrapper. This is the first illustrated edition. Originally published 1883. Barnicotts Publications, Taunton. 1975. £12.00





  85. [Goldsworthy (E.F)] RECOLLECTIONS OF TAUNTON. by An Old Tauntonian. 62pp, original cloth partly faded. Second Edition: Taunton. 1883. £22.00





  86. Goodchild (John) THE BOROUGH OF YEOVIL. Its History and Government Through the Ages. With 6 illustrations, 136pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. Published by The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Yeovil. 1954. £24.00





  87. Gosse (Philip) DR VIPER The Querulous Life of Philip Thicknesse. With 7 pages of Halftone Illustrations. 332pp, original cloth, light wear and few spots to cloth. First edition, Cassell and Company, London: 1952. £20.00
    * 'For one thing he could claim, and with truth, to have been the discoverer of Gainsborough. He was a writer, not perhaps a very good writer, but his books of travel were much read and greatly admired.' He died in Bath in 1742 where he lived for many years.






  88. Gough (J.W) THE MINES OF MENDIP. Revised edition with new Preface by the author. With 2 folding maps, xiv + 269pp, dustwrapper rubbed to edges. Second edition. David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1967. £25.00





  89. Gough (J.W) THE MINES OF MENDIP. Revised edition with new Preface by the author. Folding frontis, xiv + 269pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Second edition, Augustus M. Kelly, New York: 1967. £24.00





  90. Green (Emanuel) BIBLIOTHECA SOMERSETENSIS: A Catalogue of Books, Pamphlets, Single Sheets, and Broadsides in some way Connected with the County of Somerset. Volumes 2 and 3 of 3 only. 2 volumes, 559pp and 523pp, 4to, original cloth, rubbed and with some marks and damp spots, volume 2 lacks spine, the spine to volume 3 is loose, pages edges dusty. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1902. £130.00
    * The major bibliography of the county and an invaluable reference work. These 2 volumes contain books on the county only. Volume 1 is devoted to Bath.






  91. Green (Emanuel) BIBLIOTHECA SOMERSETENSIS: A Catalogue of Books, Pamphlets, Single Sheets, and Broadsides in some way Connected with the County of Somerset. 3 volumes, 4to, xxxix + 596pp and 559pp and 523pp, original cloth, with paper labels on spine, cloth and labels partly faded, head and foot of one spine slightly chipped, one volume neatly recased retaining the original endpapers. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1902. £420.00
    * The major bibliography of the county and an invaluable reference work.






  92. Green (Emanuel) THE MARCH OF WILLIAM OF ORANGE THROUGH SOMERSET. With a notice of other local events in the time of King James II. A.D. 1688. 78pp, sm. 4to, original cloth, cloth slightly soiled, inner hinges slightly pulled. Printed for the Author. 1892. £36.00





  93. Green (Emanuel) THE PREPARATIONS IN SOMERSET AGAINST THE SPANISH ARMADA, A.D. 1558-1588. Coloured folding frontis, v + 137pp, sm. 4to, original cloth, endpapers spotty otherwise sound. London: Harrisons and Sons. 1888. £75.00





  94. Greenwood (C) and (J) SOMERSETSHIRE DELINEATED: Being a Topographical Description of each Town, Parish, Chapelry, &c. In the County.... and useful as An Index to a Survey made in the Year 1821. 215 + 7pp, early paper boards, outer hinges partly cracked though sound, lacks approx 1" from base of spine, paper lettering piece chipped on spine. First edition, London: Printed by T. Bensley, Published by C. and J. Greenwood, 1822. £105.00





  95. Gregory (R.R.C) POEMS IN DIALECT.... Bound with.... Gass (David J) DOWN-ALONG TALKS By "Dan'l Grainger".... Bound with.... Littlewood (S.R) and others SOMERSET AND THE DRAMA.... Bound with.... Wood (Francis Hariott) TALES OF THE POLDEN HILLS. Somerset Folk Series Nos 5, 6, 7 and 8. Frontis, 126pp and frontis, 81pp, and frontis, 108pp, and frontis, 55pp, 4 volumes bound together in the original cloth. London: Somerset Folk Press, 1922. £30.00





  96. Greswell (Rev. William H.P) DUMNONIA AND THE VALLEY OF THE PARRET. A Historical Retrospect. With 5 maps, one of which is folding, 8 plates, xx + 234pp, few small spots to lightly rubbed original cloth. First edition, Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1922. £60.00 --- See sample text





  97. Greswell (Rev. William H.P) THE LAND OF QUANTOCK. A Descriptive & Historical Account. With 15 plates and 3 maps, x + 308pp, uncut, original cloth, chipped to head and foot of spine, occasional foxing. LIMITED TO 250 NUMBERED COPIES. Taunton: Barnicoat and Pearce, 1903. £110.00





  98. Grove (Mr Justice) TAUNTON ELECTION. Returned to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 27 March 1874; "That a Copy of the Shorthand Writer's Notes on the Judgment delivered by Mr Justice Grove, in the Case of the Taunton Election Petition, on the 26th day of January 1874, be laid before this House." 5pp, docket title, recent cloth backed, unlettered card covers. Ordered by the House of Commons, to be Printed. 27 March 1874. £25.00





  99. Guidott (Thomas) ANGLO-BRITANNI, DE THERMIS BRITANNICUS TRACTATUS ACCESSERUNT OBSERVATIONES HYDROSTATICAE, CHROMATICAE, AND MISCELLANEAE, UNIUSCUJUSQ; BALNEI APUD BATHONIAM Naturam, Proprietatem, & Distinctionem, Curatius Exhibentes.... With 7 copper engraved plates, 3 of which are folding, imprimatur leaf, engraved and printed titles, sm 4to, contemporary panelled calf, later spine, leather label, top outer hinge cracked though sound, raised bands, small portion torn from front endpaper, waterstains to first few inner margins. First edition, Londini: Excudebat Franciscus Leach.... 1691. £220.00
    * Wing G2191.






  100. Hall (Herbert Byng) EXMOOR, or the Footsteps of St. Hubert in the West. With a lithographed title-page, and 9 tinted lithograph plates, iv + 441pp, original cloth, recased with old spine laid down and recent endpapers, spotting to margins to some edges of plates, cloth slightly soiled, and rubbed to edges, slightly shaken, ownership name in ink to title-page. First edition, Thomas Cautley Newby, London: 1849. £55.00





  101. Halliday (Maria) DESCRIPTION OF THE MONUMENT AND EFFIGIES IN PORLOCK CHURCH, Somerset, With Reasons Deduced from the Documents Pertaining to the Manor and Chantry of Porlock for Attributing the Tomb to the Memory of John, fourth Baron Harington of Aldingham and Elizabeth (Courtenay) his Wife, Afterwards Wife of William, Lord Bonville of Chewton, Somerset. With 11 plates 3 of which are coloured, 2 folding genealogical tables, 80pp, later half calf, raised bands, cloth boards, t.e.g., couple of prelims slightly ragged, and dusty to lower corner, light water staining to lower corners of a few plates. "Torquay Directory", Torquay: 1882. £80.00





  102. Halliday (Maria) DESCRIPTION OF THE MONUMENT AND EFFIGIES IN PORLOCK CHURCH, Somerset, With Reasons Deduced from the Documents Pertaining to the Manor and Chantry of Porlock for Attributing the Tomb to the Memory of John, fourth Baron Harington of Aldingham and Elizabeth (Courtenay) his Wife, Afterwards Wife of William, Lord Bonville of Chewton, Somerset. With 11 plates 3 of which are coloured, 2 folding genealogical tables, 80pp, original cloth, t.e.g., covers rubbed to edges and spotty, some foxing mainly to edges of some plates. "Torquay Directory", Torquay: 1882. £40.00





  103. Hamilton (Archibald) THE RED DEER OF EXMOOR. With Notes on those who hunted them. Illusts, xvii + 363pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded. First edition, London: Horace Cox, 1907. £85.00





  104. Hancock (F) MINEHEAD. In the County of Somerset. A History of the Parish, the Manor and the Port. Illusts and folding maps and plans, xiv + 468pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, thin line mark from top to bottom of top cover, early ownership inscription to front endpaper. Limited to 250 numbered copies. First edition, Barnicott and Pearce, Taunton: 1903. £180.00





  105. Hancock (F) WIFELA'S COMBE. A History of the Parish of Wiveliscombe. With 9 plates, ix + 296 + 6pp, original cloth. Originally published 1911. Reprinted, Harry Galloway, Taunton: c.1998. £35.00





  106. Hancock (Frederick) THE PARISH OF SELWORTHY in the County of Somerset. Some notes on its History. With 9 plates, 6 pedigrees, 5 of which are folding, x + 308pp, original cloth, covers damp spotted, spine faded. LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1897. £80.00





  107. Harbin (S.W.B) MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 3 plates of Arms, 203pp, original printed wraps, partly faded, couple of neat repairs to verso of top wrap. Taunton: Published for the Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society. 1939. £30.00





  108. Harding and Curtis, Ltd. printer and publisher GUIDE THROUGH AND ROUND BATH Illusts, folding plan, xxxviii + 178 + 28 pages of adverts, original printed cloth covered card covers, portion of top outer hinge partly rubbed. Eleventh Edition, Bath: Printed and Published by Harding & Curtis, Ltd. c1903. £15.00





  109. Hatton (John), Honorary Secretary The Pump Rooms JOHN WOOD CELEBRATION AT BATH. Tuesday, 1st November, 1927. Programme. 4pp, 4to, original pictorial wraps, few spots to covers, stitching loosening, couple of short splits to spine, ink note to one leaf. Loosely inserted are 2 typed letters to St. Clair Baddeley concerning his attendance at the celebration, and an invoice for the charabanc to transport him there. There is also a 5 page invitation from the Mayor and Mayoress to those who have been asked to attend requesting their company for tea and a music concert. Issued by the Corporation of Bath in connection with the John Wood Bi-Centennary, November 1st, 1927. £18.00





  110. Hawkins (Mac) SOMERSET AT WAR 1939 - 1945. Illusts, 216pp, 4to, dustwrapper. The Dovecote Press, Wimborne: 1988. £15.00
    * 'This is the first book to document the history of Somerset during the second World war.'






  111. Heard (Herbert) SHEPTON MALLET. NOTES ON THE CHARITIES OF THE TOWN. Portrait frontis, 96pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, couple of corners slightly bruised, light spotting to foot of boards. Shepton Mallet: A. Byrt and Son, 1903. £22.00
    * Signed presentation inscription from the author's widow on the verso of the frontis.






  112. [Hervey (S.H.A)] Vicar WEDMORE PARISH REGISTERS Marriages 1561-1839. Burials 1561-1860 and Baptisms 1561-1812. 3 volumes, xiv + 151pp, and x + 367pp, and vii + 380pp, original cloth, slightly soiled, ex-University of London, with just their labels to front pastedowns. Wells: Printed and Published by E. Jackson, Wedmore: W. Pople, 1888 and 1890. £140.00





  113. [Hervey (S.H.A)] Vicar WEDMORE PARISH REGISTERS Baptisms 1561-1812. vii + 380pp, original cloth, spine faded and slightly soiled, with the withdrawn stamp of Somerset Record Office to the front endpaper. Wells: Printed and Published by E. Jackson, Wedmore: W. Pople, 1890. £50.00





  114. [Hervey (S.H.A)] Vicar WEDMORE PARISH REGISTERS Burials 1561-1860. x + 367pp, original cloth, spine faded and slightly soiled, with the withdrawn stamp of Somerset Record Office to the front endpaper. Wells: Printed and Published by E. Jackson, Wedmore: W. Pople, 1890. £60.00





  115. [Hervey (S.H.A)], Vicar THE WEDMORE CHRONICLE. Parts 2-7 of volume 1 only. Folding plan, illusts, covering pages viii + 39-394, 4to, bound from the original parts, in 2 volumes, bound in recent cloth with the original wraps bound in. J.M. Atkins, Wells and W. Pople, Wedmore: 1881-1897. £70.00
    * Volume 2, which was the last volume, was issued in 1898.






  116. Heywood (Bruce) A SINGULAR EXMOOR MAN Hector Heywood. Illusts, map, 160pp, dustwrapper. Rylands, Wellington: 2012. £16.00
    * 'Hailed as the greatest naturalist of his time on Exmoor.' He vowed never to live out of sight of Dunkery.






  117. Hill (James S) THE PLACE NAMES OF SOMERSET. With folding map and 8 illustrations, vii + 373pp, t.e.g. others uncut, original cloth gilt, spine slightly darkened, spotting to page edges and to prelims. Subscriber's Copy Limited to 300 Numbered Copies. Bristol: St. Stephens Printing Works, 1914. £55.00





  118. Hill-Cottingham (Dr Pat), Briggs (Derek), and others THE SOMERSET WETLANDS An Ever Changing Environment. Coloured illusts, 240pp, CD in pocket at rear, oblong 4to, dustwrapper. Somerset Books, Tiverton: 2006. £12.00





  119. Hodges (Michael A) CHURCHILL A Brief History of the area of the Civil Parish. Illusts, double-page map, 116pp, original pictorial card covers. Revised, Wrington: 1996. £15.00





  120. Holmes (T. Scott) A REPORT TO THE CONVOCATION OF THE PROVINCE OF CANTERBURY ON THE ECCLESIASTICAL RECORDS OF THE DIOCESE OF BATH AND WELLS, To which is attached a Short Account of the Church plate now in the custody of the Dean and Chapter of Wells and the parochial clergy of Somerset. xxxi + 176pp, untrimmed in the original qtr cloth, printed paper boards. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1914. £25.00





  121. Holmes (Thomas Scott) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH AND MANOR OF WOOKEY; being a contribution towards a future History of the County of Somerset. Frontis., 2 plans, 164pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, spine darkened, endpapers discoloured, contemporary inscription to front pastedown. First edition, Bristol: C.T. Jefferies and Son, c.1885. £40.00





  122. Horne (Dom Ethelbert), with a Preface by Dr J. Charles Cox. PRIMITIVE SUN DIALS OR SCRATCH DIALS. Containing a list of those in Somerset. With a Preface by Dr J. Charles Cox. Illusts, xii + 90pp, original cloth. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, The Wessex Press, 1917. £28.00





  123. Howgrave-Graham (R.P) PETER LIGHTFOOT-MONK OF GLASTONBURY AND THE OLD CLOCK AT WELLS. A Poem with an Illustrated Account of the Clock. With 10 plates, 56pp, few minor marks to the original printed paper boards. Avalon Press, "Central Somerset Gazette", Glastonbury: 1922. £18.00





  124. Hudson (Kenneth) THE FASHIONABLE STONE. With 39 illusts, viii + 120pp, dustwrapper. Adams and Dart, Bath: 1971. £18.00





  125. Hugo (Thomas) HISTORY OF MYNCHIN BUCKLAND PRIORY AND PRECEPTORY, In the County of Somerset. With 4 plates, 112pp, roy 8vo, original qtr roan, paper boards slightly rubbed, occasional foxing. Taunton: F. May, 1861. £55.00





  126. Hugo (Thomas) HISTORY OF THE HOSPITAL OF S. MARGARET, TAUNTON. With 2 plates, xx + 40pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. Limited to 50 copies. J.R. Smith, London: F. May, Taunton: 1860. £40.00





  127. Hugo (Thomas) THE HISTORY OF HESTERCOMBE, in the Parish of Kingston, Hundred of Taunton Dean, and County of Somerset. 40pp, qtr morocco, paper boards, covers slightly rubbed to edges, and partly discoloured, endpapers, and title-page slightly discoloured. LIMITED EDITION OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES. London: J.R. Smith. Taunton: F. May, 1874. £125.00
    * Inscription by his brother on the title-page.






  128. Humphreys (Arthur L) SOMERSETSHIRE PARISHES A Handbook of Historical Reference to all Places in the County. xv + 856 + (i)pp errata, cr. 4to, bound in 3 volumes, early half morocco, cloth boards, very lightly rubbed to edges, occasional light foxing, with Somerset Record Office withdrawn stamp to front endpaper, interleaved with blanks, with interesting manuscript notes to a few blanks. London: [Hatchards], 1905. £165.00





  129. Humphreys (Arthur L) THE SOMERSET ROLL, An Experimental List of Worthies, Unworthies, and Villains Born in the County. iv + 124pp, roy 8vo, original buckram partly faded and slightly soiled. London: Strangeways, Sold by Hatchards, 1897. £46.00





  130. Humphreys (Arthur L) THE MATERIALS FOR THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON, CO. SOMERSET. Folding map, xv + 308pp, sm. 4to, untrimmed in the original paper boards, later spine, covers slightly rubbed to edges. 50 Copies only of this Large Paper Edition Printed. London: Henry Gray, Wellington: Tozer and Gregory, 1889. £70.00





  131. Hurley (Michael C), transcribed by ALL SAINTS, AISHOLT. Parish Register and Bishops' Transcripts Baptisms and Burials 1598-1949, Marriages 1598-1958 and Monumental Inscriptions 1620-1995. vi + 70pp, 4to, original pictorial printed wraps. Harry Galloway, Taunton: 1997. £14.00





  132. Hurley (Michael C), transcribed by SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN, CHARLINCH. Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts. Baptisms and Marriages 1593-1946. Burials 1583-1981. vi + 65pp, 4to, original cloth backed paper wraps. Harry Galloway, Taunton: 1996. £12.00





  133. Hylton (Lord) NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF KILMERSDON. In the County of Somerset. Compiled from MSS and other sources. Illusts, folding map and pedigrees, viii + 298pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, cloth slightly cockled adjacent to hinges, one corner slightly bruised, usual occasional light foxing. First edition, Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, The Wessex Press. 1910. £95.00





  134. [Jackson (L.E.H)] VISITORS' HANDBOOK TO WESTON-SUPER-MARE and its Vicinity. By L.E.H.J. 3 tinted plates, xvi + 284 + lvi + 16 pages of adverts, 12mo, recent cloth, Hodder and Stoughton, London, and Robbins, Weston-super-Mare: (1877) £85.00





  135. [Jeanes (Thomas)] A SEASON IN BATH: or, Letters from the Green Family, to their Friends in the Country. First Series. All published. 75pp, sm 8vo, original printed wraps, stitching broken, leaves loose. London: David Bogue and Simpkin Marshall, Bath: R.E. Peach, 1855. £20.00
    * The letters are in verse.






  136. Jeboult (Edward) A GENERAL ACCOUNT OF WEST SOMERSET. Description of the Valley of the Tone & the History of the Town of Taunton. Illustrated by a New process of Photography and Heliotype. Illusts, [iv] + 132 + [ii] + 121 + 94pp, 4to, original cloth, neatly recased retaining the original endpapers, usual occasional foxing. First edition. Somerset and Bristol Steam-Press, Taunton: 1873. £85.00





  137. Jennings (James) OBSERVATIONS OF SOME OF THE DIALECTS OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, Particularly Somersetshire: with A Glossary of Words now in use there; and Poems and other Pieces exemplifying the Dialect. xxiv + 191pp, 12mo, untrimmed in early paper boards, slightly rubbed to edges, small strip missing from head and foot of spine, lacks lettering piece from spine, later endpapers. First edition. Printed by Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy, London: 1825. £60.00





  138. Jennings (James) THE DIALECT OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Particularly Somersetshire; With a Glossary of words now in use there; also with poems and other pieces exemplifying the dialect. Second Edition, The Whole Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, With Two Dissertations on the Anglo-Saxon Pronouns and other Pieces by James Knight Jennings. xxiv + 167pp, 12mo, original cloth, slightly shaken and rubbed to edges, the first 10 leaves have been crudely cellotaped in, and are proud of the binding. Second Edition, London : John Russell Smith. 1869. £20.00





  139. Jennings (James) THE DIALECT OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Particularly Somersetshire; With a Glossary of words now in use there; also with poems and other pieces exemplifying the dialect. Second Edition, The Whole Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, With Two Dissertations on the Anglo-Saxon Pronouns and other Pieces by James Knight Jennings. xxiv + 167pp, 12mo, original cloth, recent endpapers. Second Edition, London : John Russell Smith. 1869. £50.00





  140. Jewers (Arthur J), transcribed and annotated by THE PARISH REGISTERS OF STREET, in the County of Somerset. Baptisms and Marriages to 1755. Burials to 1762. iv + (i) + 90pp, early half roan, cloth boards rubbed, marbled endpapers, ex-Law Society library with 2 stamps to prelims. Exeter: William Pollard, 1898. £45.00





  141. Johnson (Peter) THE HISTORY OF MENDIP CAVING. With 20 plates and 9 plans, 196pp, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. First Edition, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1967. £15.00





  142. Jordan (Margaret) THE STORY OF COMPTON BISHOP AND CROSS. Maps, plates and illustrations by Don Osmond, 99pp, pictorial laminated boards, occasional pencil marginalia. Privately Published, Axbridge: 1994. £16.00





  143. Keen (Laurence) WILLIAM BARNES. The Somerset Engravings. With 73 wood block engravings by William Barnes, 61pp, original decorative card covers. Somerset County Council Library Service, 1989. £14.00
    * Presentation inscription by the author to half-title.






  144. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE 1927. Lacks map, 28 (adverts) + xx + 829pp, original cloth. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1927. £85.00





  145. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSET 1939. Coloured folding map, xx + 814pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, inner hinges crudely strengthened, small ownership label to front endpaper. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1939. £40.00





  146. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BATH 1969-70. (Incorporating The Post Office Bath Directory). Lacks plan as usual, 688pp, original paper covers, slightly rubbed and soiled, paper browned to edges as usual. Twenty-sixth edition, Kelly's Directories, Kingston upon Thames: 1969. £30.00





  147. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1956. Numerous adverts, xvi + 6 + 446pp, original card covers, covers rubbed to edges, rear outer hinge split, coupld of small portions missing from covers. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1956. £24.00





  148. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1960. Adverts, xvi + 6 + 445pp, original card covers, rubbed to edges. Kelly's Directories, London: 1960. £15.00





  149. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1964. Numerous adverts, 444pp, original limp cloth, lower corner of top cover slightly creased. Kelly's Directories Ltd., Kingston upon Thames: 1964. £22.00





  150. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1968. Numerous adverts, 440pp, original limp cloth, top cover slightly creased, page edges lightly browned, name in ink to top cover. Kelly's Directories Ltd., Kingston upon Thames: 1968. £22.00





  151. King (Edward J) YEARS BEYOND MEMORY The Story of a South Somerset Village in its wider setting. With 10 plates, 134pp, few tears to ragged and partly faded dustwrapper, waters stain to portion of spine slightly overlapping onto top of dustwrapper, name to partly faded front endpaper. First edition. B.H. Blackwell Ltd. Oxford: 1954. £24.00
    * The village is Misterton.






  152. King (J.E), editor INVENTORY OF PAROCHIAL DOCUMENTS IN THE DIOCESE OF BATH AND WELLS AND THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. xiv + 400pp, few spots to original buckram. Somerset County Council Records Committee. 1938. £20.00





  153. Knight (F.A) THE HEART OF MENDIP. An Account of its History, Archaeology and Natural History, of the Parishes of Winscombe, Shipham, Rowberrow, Churchill, Burrington, Christon, Loxton, Compton Bishop, Axbridge and Cheddar, and of the Ancient Mining Station of Charthouse-on-Mendip. Numerous illustrations, folding map, xvi + 547pp, dustwrapper. First published 1915, Reprinted Bristol: Chatford House Press, 1971. £28.00





  154. Knight (Francis A) THE SEA BOARD OF MENDIP. An Account of the History, Archaeology and Natural History of the Parishes of Weston-super-Mare, Kewstoke, Wick St. Lawrence, Puxton, Worle, Uphill, Brean, Bleadon, Hutton, Locking, Banwell and the Steep & Flat Holms. Numerous illusts, folding map, xvi + 547pp, original limp leather, slightly rubbed to edges, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, signed by the author at the end of the Preface. Tipped in at the front are 2 illusts, one being of the author, the other being of 'Wintrath', his house at Sidcot. Around the borders of this illust is a description in ink possibly by Knight. First edition, London: J.M. Dent, 1902. £60.00





  155. Knight (Francis A) THE HEART OF MENDIP. Numerous illustrations. xvi + 541pp, original cloth, lower corner of top board slightly bruised, few short nicks to cloth at foot of spine, early ownership name to front pastedown. First edition, London: J.M. Dent, 1915. £45.00





  156. Knight (Francis A) THE HEART OF MENDIP. Numerous illustrations. xvi + 541pp, original cloth, covers spotty, 1" split to rear outer hinge, cloth chipped to head and foot of spine. First edition, London: J.M. Dent, 1915. £28.00





  157. Knight (Frank) GENERAL-AT-SEA The Life of Admiral Robert Blake. 152pp, slightly rubbed to head and foot of spine of dustwrapper. Macdonald, London: 1971. £8.00





  158. Knight's Companion BATH. Engraved title and 24pp, disbound. (1851) £20.00
    * See Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis Vol 1, page 301. Intended as a guide for travellers on the railway, includes 2pp table of villages etc on the railway line with distances from Paddington and Bristol.






  159. [Lainson (A.E)] THE WILD FLOWERS OF CLEVEDON. By A.E.L. 67pp, original cloth gilt, spine faded. Clevedon: George James Caple, 1877. £65.00





  160. Le Neve (John), Compiled by J.M. Horn and D.S. Bailey JOHN LE NEVE FASTI ECCLESIAE ANGLICANAE 1541 - 1857. Bath and Wells. Volume 5. xiv + (i) + 126pp, original cloth. University of London: 1979. £12.00





  161. Leach (Peter), and others ILCHESTER Volume 1. Excavations 1974-5. Numerous diagrams and plans, 290pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Western Archaeological Trust, 1982. £18.00





  162. Legg (Rodney) STEEP HOLM. Allsop Island.... the story of the adventures of John Fowles and friends in buying an 'inaccessible' offshore island as a tribute to television anchor-man Kenneth Allsop. Illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. Wincanton Press: 1992. £14.00





  163. Lewis (William), printer and publisher THE POST OFFICE BATH DIRECTORY 1924. Sixty-Seventh Year of Publication. Frontis, lacks plan, numerous adverts., 12mo, loose in the original cloth, cloth covered, except for portion at head of spine, with a transparent plastic sheet, top outer hinges split. Bath: William Lewis & Son, 1924. £45.00





  164. Lilly (Derek & Jane) ST. ANDREW'S CLEVEDON CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNTS 1730-1801. vii + 47 + 4 page index, 4to, original pictorial wraps. Harry Galloway Publishing, Weston-super-Mare: 1994. £12.00





  165. Lovell (Percy) QUAKER INHERITANCE 1871-1961. A Portrait of Roger Clark of Street based on his own writings and correspondence. xv + 282pp, dustwrapper slightly rubbed to edges and with a few short tears to head of spine. Bannisdale Press, London: 1970. £14.00





  166. Lowndes (William) THE THEATRE ROYAL BATH. The eventful story of a Georgian playhouse. Plates, 91pp, dustwrapper partly faded. Redcliffe Press, Bristol: 1982. £10.00





  167. Lukins (George) A NARRATIVE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF GEO. LUKINS, OF YATTON, Somersetshire, Who was possessed of Evil Spirits, for near Eighteen Years: Also an Account Of his remarkable Deliverance, In the Vestry-Room of Temple Church, in the City of Bristol, Extracted from the Manuscripts of several Persons who attended. To Which is Prefixed A Letter from the Rev. W.R.W(ake). 23pp, light stain to the title page, blank area of title-page rubbed, possibly to erase a signature, small hole to rear leaf partly affecting two letters of two words, disbound. First edition, Bristol: Printed by Bulgin and Rosser. 1788. £360.00
    * The Vicar of Temple Church in Bristol, the Rev. Joseph Easterbrook, performed with six other members of the clergy an exorcism in the vestry on Lukins which they claimed cured him.






  168. MacDermot (Edward T) THE HISTORY OF THE FOREST OF EXMOOR. Revised Edition with introduction by R.J. Sellick. Maps and illusts, xii + 480pp, roy, 8vo, dustwrapper. Devon and Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot: 1973. £18.00





  169. MacDermot (Edward T) THE HISTORY OF THE FOREST OF EXMOOR. Maps and illusts, xii + 480pp, roy, 8vo, original buckram, spine slightly faded as usual, name to front pastedown, small mark to front endpaper. First edition. Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, 1911. £40.00





  170. MacMillan (A.S) SOMERSET EPITAPHS First Series. "Relations". Somerset Folk Series No 18.... Bound with.... Second Series. "How and "When" Death Came. Somerset Folk Series No 25. Frontis, xxvi + 148pp and frontis, xi + 181pp, 12mo, original cloth. London: Folk Press, 1924 and 1926. £35.00





  171. MacMillan (A.S) SOMERSET EPITAPHS Second Series. "How and "When" Death Came. Somerset Folk Series No 25. Frontis, xi + 181pp, 12mo, original cloth. London: Folk Press, 1926. £18.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.






  172. MacMullen (Mrs Frederic) TAUNTON, or the Town We Live In. An Historical Sketch with Conversations. For the Use of Young Persons. With 6 engraved plates, iii + 175pp, 12mo, original cloth, some spotting mainly to edges of plates. First edition, Longmans & Co, london: Frederick May, Taunton: 1858. £65.00





  173. Mainwaring (Captain Rowland) ANNALS OF BATH, From the Year 1800 to the passing of The New Municipal Act. Lithographic frontis, xxviii + 484pp, roy 8vo, early half calf, recent spine, raised bands, leather label, marbled boards, and page edges, light spotting to prelims. Bath: Printed by Mary Meyler and Son. 1838. £125.00





  174. Marshall (Edward Shearburn) A SUPPLEMENT TO THE FLORA OF SOMERSET. iv + 242pp, original cloth. Taunton: Published by the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1914. £35.00





  175. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE. With an engraved folding map by Bowen, a folding plan of Bath and one plate showing 2 views, pages numbered 53-88, complete, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £85.00
    * Taken from his work entitled 'The Natural History of England.... ' One of the views is of 'Okey Hole.' (Wookey Hole.)






  176. Master (Rev. George S) COLLECTIONS FOR A PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF FLAX BOURTON. With 4 plates, 28pp, original printed wraps, spine partly split, wraps slightly chipped. Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. Bristol: Lavars and co., 1893. £28.00





  177. Maxwell (Donald) UNKNOWN SOMERSET. Being a series of unmethodical Explorations of the County illustrated in line and colour by the Author. 209pp, plates and textual illusts, 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth, lightly rubbed, few light damp marks to cloth. First edition, London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1927. £18.00





  178. Maxwell-Lyte (H.C.) DUNSTER AND ITS LORDS 1066-1881. With A Descriptive Sketch Of Dunster Castle by G.T. Clarke, and a chapter on The Siege and Surrender Of Dunster Castle by E. Green. Numerous plates and plans, viii + 145pp, roy 8vo, original buckram, gilt, recased retaining the original endpapers, with the old spine laid down, corners slightly rubbed, usual occasional foxing. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Exeter: Printed for Private Circulation, William Pollard, 1882. £190.00
    * Presentation slip tipped onto the front pastedown 'With Mrs Luttrell's compliments.'






  179. Maxwell-Lyte (Sir H.C.) A HISTORY OF DUNSTER AND OF THE FAMILIES OF MOHUN AND LUTTRELL. Plates and textual illustrations, 2 volumes, xxi + 328 and 329 - 596pp, roy 8vo, original buckram, slightly rubbed to edges, reference library label to front pastedown and small stamp to title-page. First edition, London: The St. Catherine Press Ltd. 1909. £165.00





  180. Mayberry (Tom) and Binding (Hilary), editor SOMERSET The Millenium Book. Coloured and black and white plates, 144pp, small folio, dustwrapper. Somerset Books, Tiverton: 1999. £14.00





  181. Meehan (J.F) FAMOUS HOUSES OF BATH AND DISTRICT. with, MORE FAMOUS HOUSES OF BATH AND DISTRICT. First volume, illustrated with about Sixty Reproductions of Original Drawings and Rare Prints in the Possession of the Author. xiv + 228pp. Bath: 1901..... With.... Second volume, illustrated with about Fifty Reproductions of Original Drawings and Rare Prints.... xvi + 248pp. Bath: 1906. 2 volumes, roy 8vo, original cloth, few small spots to one board, boards on one volume slightly faded. ONLY 500 COPIES PRINTED. B. & J.F. Meehan, Bath: 1901 - 1906. £110.00 --- See sample text





  182. Meek (Marion) THE BOOK OF WELLS. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 128pp, includes 2 page list of subscribers, slightly faded, dustwrapper. Buckingham: Barrucuda Books Ltd. 1980. £20.00





  183. Melville (Lewis) BATH UNDER BEAU NASH - AND AFTER. Illusts, xviii + 321pp, original decorative cloth, contemporary inscription on front endpaper, occasional light spotting. First edition, Bath: S.W. Simms, London: Eveleigh Nash, 1907. £22.00





  184. Meyler and Son, printer THE ORIGINAL BATH GUIDE: Containing an Essay on the Bath Waters, with a Description of the City and a Variety of Useful Information. Folding frontis, 8 engraved plates, folding plan, a folding map, 182pp, 12mo, original, slightly dull, cloth, later spine and endpapers. Bath: Printed by and for M. Meyler, Abbey Church-yard. c.1840. £70.00





  185. Meyler and Son, printers THE ORIGINAL BATH GUIDE, Considerably Enlarged and Improved; Forming an Indispensable Pocket Companion for the Visitor and Inhabitant. Included in this work are An Essay on the Efficacy of the Bath Waters.... A Description of Ancient and Modern Bath.... and a Variety of Miscellaneous Information.... With a folding frontis, a folding map, and a folding plan, 12mo, 138pp, original printed boards, lacks portions from the spine, remnants of amateur paper repair to hinges, some light off-setting. Bath: Printed by and for W. Meyler & Son. 1818 £85.00





  186. Michael (W) HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF THE WELLS CATHEDRAL. Engraving, 8pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, light spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £12.00









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  187. Moss (C.E) GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF VEGETATION IN SOMERSET: Bath and Bridgwater District. Illusts, large coloured folding map, 71pp, later cloth, short tape repair to verso of map, few small marks to covers. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1907 £20.00





  188. Murray (R.P), Vicar of Shapwick, Dorset THE FLORA OF SOMERSET. With frontis, and folding map, 437pp, recent cloth, ex-lib. with number to foot of spine, small stamp to prelims, signs where label removed from front endpaper. Taunton: Printed for the Society by Barnicott and Pearce, 1896. £55.00
    * Lists the species, the conditions they enjoy and the places where found within the county.






  189. Nelson (T), printer BATH AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD. Nelson's Pictorial Guide-Books. With 10 tinted engraved plates, 1 of which is double-page, 48pp of text, oblong 16mo, recent cloth with original wrap pasted onto top board, small stain to top corner of margin of a couple of plates. T. Nelson, London: c.1872. £40.00





  190. Nichols (Rev. W.L) THE QUANTOCKS AND THEIR ASSOCIATIONS. A Paper read before the members of The Bath Literary Society Club. With a mounted photographic plate, 41 + xxxiiipp, original bevelled cloth, gilt, few small splash marks to top board, corners slightly rubbed. First edition. Bath: Printed for Private Circulation. 1873. £60.00
    * With a presentation inscription from the author to J.P. Broadmead. The engraved armorial bookplate of William Broadmead is pasted to front pastedown.






  191. Nichols (W.L) THE QUANTOCKS AND THEIR ASSOCIATIONS. With an Account of Dodington, Holford, and St. Audries. With Map and Eleven Illustrations, including mounted photographs, [xii] + 109 + 5 (Index) + 6pp (adverts), original cloth. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Sampson Low, Marston, London and G.A. Mundy, Bath: 1891. £50.00





  192. Norman (George) TRANSACTIONS OF SOMERSET MASTERS LODGE, No 3746. 1927. With 6 illusts, 209pp, original wraps. Bath: (1927) £15.00
    * Includes chapters on William Stukeley and George Oliver.






  193. Norman (Samuel) AUTHENTIC ANECDOTES OF GEORGE LUKINS, The YATTON DEMONIAC; with A View of The Controversy and A Full Refutation of the Imposture. 45pp, disbound. First edition, Printed by G. Routh.... Bristol: (1788) £380.00
    * Samuel Norman was a Member of the Corporation of Surgeons, in London, and a Surgeon, at Yatton. Includes a letter from the Rev. Joseph Easterbrook who was the Vicar of Temple Church in Bristol where he and six other members of the clergy performed an exorcism in the vestry of church on Lukins which they claimed cured him.






  194. Olivey (Hugh P) NORTH CURRY; Ancient Manor and Hundred. Notes on the History of three Parishes: North Curry, Stoke St. Gregory, West Hatch, contained therein. Illusts, folding table, xiv + 348pp, untrimmed in later cloth, alas spelt as 'Oliver' on the spine. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 NUMBERED COPIES. Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, Athenaeum Press, 1901. £50.00





  195. Olivey (Hugh P) NORTH CURRY; Ancient Manor and Hundred. Notes on the History of three Parishes: North Curry, Stoke St. Gregory, West Hatch, contained therein. Illusts, folding table, xiv + 348pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, lower corner of back board slightly bruised. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 NUMBERED COPIES. Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, Athenaeum Press, 1901. £110.00





  196. Orwin (C.S) and Sellick (R.J) THE RECLAMATION OF EXMOOR FOREST. Illusts, folding map, 312pp, dustwrapper slightly rubbed to edges. Second edition revised, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1970. £15.00





  197. Orwin (C.S) THE RECLAMATION OF EXMOOR FOREST. Illusts, folding map, xiv + 172pp, original buckram, spine darkened, page edges browned, light spotting to prelims, some marks to rear board. First edition, Oxford University Press, London: Humphrey Milford, 1929. £10.00





  198. Parker (John Henry) THE ARCHITECTURAL ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF WELLS. Illustrated by Plans and Views. viii + 91 + 8pp (publishers adverts), original cloth, partly faded. Oxford and London: James Parker and Co., 1866. £60.00





  199. Peach (R.E.M) GRAPHIC VIEWS IN BATH AND ITS VICINITY. With an engraved vignette title and 37 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, 10pp of text, original cloth. A nice copy. c.187- £220.00
    * Not in Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis. The views, which usually include figures in the fore-ground, include:- Bath Abbey; Lansdown Crescent; Lansdown Tower (William Beckford's); Charlecombe Church; Royal Crescent; Widcombe Old Church; Partis College; Dundas Aqueduct, Claverton; Mill and Ferry, Bathampton; Military Female School, Lansdown; Sham Castle, etc.






  200. Peach (R.E.M) HISTORIC HOUSES IN BATH. And their Associations. First Series. Illustrated with 2 actual mounted photographs, xviii + 158 + vi + 40 pages of local adverts, few small spots to the original cloth. London: Simpkin Marshall, Bath: R.E.M. Peach, 1883. £38.00
    * A second volume was issued in 1884.






  201. Penley (Belville S) THE BATH STAGE: A History of Dramatic Representations in Bath. Illustrated. xv + 196pp including 14pp. of adverts, original cloth. London: William Lewis & Son, and Bath: 1892. £28.00





  202. Phelps (Rev. W) HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SOMERSETSHIRE; being a General and Parochial Survey of that interesting County, to which is prefixed an Historical Introduction, with a Brief View of Ecclesiastical History; and an Account of the Druidical, Belgic-British, Roman, Saxon, Danish, and Norman Antiquities. With 5 maps, and 45 engraved and lithographed plates, several woodcuts in the text. 2 volumes, untrimmed in the original eight parts bound in 5, all in the original printed card covers, portions missing from spines, some foxing to the covers and to the occasional plate, rear cover of one part is partly waterstained affecting 2 adjacent plates. Printed for the Author. London: J.B. Nicholls, 1836. £280.00
    * Four volumes were projected but only the first two were published. They cover the early history of the county as well as chapters on:- Caverns; Mines, Minerals, etc. Hundred of Norton Ferrers (Pen-Selwood, Wincanton, Kilmington, etc); Hundred of Bruton (Brewham, Milton Clevedon, Pitcombe, Yarlington, etc.) Hundred of Horethorne (Milborne Port, Horsington, Trent, etc.); Hundred of Catsash (Castle-Cary, North and South Cadbury, Babcary, Alford, etc.); Hundred of Glastonbury (Meare, West Pennard, etc.); Hundred of Wells-Forum (Wells, Wookey, Dinder, etc.) Hundred of Whitstone (Shepton Mallet, Croscombe, Pilton, Ditcheat, etc.)






  203. 'Philo-Baldud' CAUSES AND EFFECTS; OR BATH IN MDCCCXL. A Rider to the Letter of Lud Hudibras, by Philo-Bladud. Addressed to the Community. 20pp, disbound, few spots. Bath: Meyler and Son. 1840. £18.00





  204. Poole (Charles Henry) THE CUSTOMS SUPERSTITIONS AND LEGENDS OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Collected from various sources. 147pp, 12mo, original printed card covers. Second Edition, The Toucan Press, Guernsey: 1970. £10.00





  205. Poole (Sharon) WESTON-SUPER-MARE. A Pictorial History. With frontis and 181 photographic illusts, 4to, dustwrapper, small ownership sticker to title-page. Phillimore, Chichester: 1995. £15.00





  206. Pooley (Charles) AN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE OLD STONE CROSSES OF SOMERSET. With a folding map, 20 lithographed plates, text illusts, xvi + 188pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, front inner hinge cracked, and slightly weak. London: Longmans Green and Co., 1877. £45.00





  207. Porter v Clarke IN CHANCERY. PORTER AND OTHERS, V. CLARKE AND OTHERS. The Plaintiff's Reply to the Defendants' Statement, Called by them "The Case of the Baptist Church, Meeting in Somerset Street, Bath." 38pp + Index leaf, disbound, stitching broken, loose, top leaf slightly soiled with small portions of corners missing, some corners curled, date and names in ink on title-page. Bath: Printed & Sold by E. Smith, 2, Southgate Street. 1829. £30.00





  208. Powell (Rev A.H) ANCIENT BOROUGH OF BRIDGWATER. Plan, folding map and 9 plates, v + 311pp, original cloth. Page and Sons, Bridgwater: 1907. £38.00





  209. Powell (Rev A.H) BRIDGWATER IN THE LATER DAYS. Map and Illusts, viii + 296pp, includes 5« pages of subscribers, untrimmed in the original cloth, top board damp spotted, and very slightly warped. Bridgwater: Page and Son, 1908. £25.00





  210. Price (Laurence N) SCRATCH DIALS of Old Axbridge and Long Ashton Districts of North West Somerset. With 2 illustrations and 32 actual photographs each neatly tipped in, folding map, this being a reprint of the map of North Somerset from John Rutter's Delineations.... 1829, 91 pages, each page has a double-line border and forms one side of a folded (looped) sheet, with its ends bound in, the photographs are pasted opposite a leaf with short title and description, cloth binding, leather label on spine, marbled endpapers. Sun and Harvest Publications, Weston-super-Mare: 1991. £65.00
    * Originally published in a Limited Edition of 6 copies, in early 1991. Contains short chapters on 'Early Studies,' 'Types,' 'Origins,' and a section on the survey the author undertook in 1990 and 1991.






  211. Pring (James Hurly) THE BRITON AND THE ROMAN ON THE SITE OF TAUNTON. Illusts, 136pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, rear outer hinge partly split. W. Cheston, Printer, Taunton: 1880. £25.00





  212. Quarter Sessions RESOLUTIONS, RULES, ORDERS AND REGULATIONS, OF THE COURT OF GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE, OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, with an Appendix. Folding table, 156pp, contemporary full calf, top hinge held by strings, short split to head of back outer hinge, the first portion of the book is interleaved with blanks. Taunton: Printed by J.W. Marriott, Taunton Courier and General Printing-Office, East Street. 1817. £85.00
    * Gives details of fees charged by clerks, and the amounts raised from each hundred for the courts. Not in Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis. With the engraved armorial bookplate of G.M.B. Napier.






  213. Rawle (Edwin John) ANNALS OF THE ROYAL FOREST OF EXMOOR Compiled Chiefly from Documents in the Record Office together with Some Account of the Forest laws and charters and Officers. With coloured folding map, and 2 plates, xi + 163pp, includes 4« page list of subscribers, 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth-backed boards, paper label on spine slightly chipped, endpapers discoloured as usual. LIMITED TO 350 COPIES. Taunton: Barnicott and Pearce, 1893. £70.00
    * With the bookplate of J.F. Chanter, who was one of the original subscribers.






  214. Raymond (Walter) SELECTED POEMS IN SOMERSET DIALECT (Suitable for Recitation) Together with an Introduction to the Series, entitled "Somerset and Her Folk Movement,".... Bound with.... Watson (W.G. Willis) THE LAND OF SOMERSET.... Bound with.... Munford (G.F) GHOSTS AND LEGENDS OF SOUTH SOMERSET.... Bound with.... Horne (Dom. Ethelbert) IDYLLS OF MENDIP. Somerset Folk Series Nos 1, 2, 3, and 4. Frontis, 99pp and frontis, 83pp, this is bound without the title-page, and frontis, 95pp, and frontis, 93pp, 4 volumes bound together in the original cloth. London: Somerset Folk Press, 1922. £35.00





  215. Raymond (Walter) THE BOOK OF CRAFTS AND CHARACTER 272 + 8 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, small snag to head of spine, few spots to prelims and fore-edges. First edition, Hodder and Stoughton, London: 1907. £20.00
    * A series of essays on various Somerset characters and craftsmen.






  216. Raymond (Walter) TRYPHENA IN LOVE With 6 illustrations by I. Walter West, 176pp, 12mo, untrimmed in the original cloth. First edition, London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1895. £20.00
    * A novel set in Middleney, Somerset.






  217. Read (John) CLUSTER=o'=VIVE Stories and Studies of Old World Wessex. Somerset Folk Series No 11. Frontis, xi + 207 + (5)pp, 12mo, original cloth. London: Somerset Folk Press, 1923. £14.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.






  218. Rogers (T.E) RECORDS OF YARLINGTON: Being the History of a Country Village. 94pp, sm 4to, uncut, original cloth, partly faded. First edition, London: Elliott Stock, 1890. £50.00
    * Tipped in at the front is a handwritten letter, signed by the author, on one side of an 8vo leaf.






  219. Ross (David Melville) LANGPORT AND ITS CHURCH. The Story of the Ancient Borough, with References to Neighbouring Parishes. Illusts, xv + 381pp, 4to, original cloth, slightly soiled and rubbed, two small holes in top outer hinge, inner hinges cracked and weak, top corner of top cover bruised, paper slightly browned to edges as usual. The Herald Press, Langport: 1911. £85.00





  220. Rutter (J) DELINEATIONS OF THE NORTH WESTERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. And of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with A Geological Sketch of the District. Illustrated with 12 engraved and lithographed plates, folding coloured map, wood-cut vignettes, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with the suite of 20 additional lithographed plates, xvi + (iv) + 349pp, later half calf, cloth boards, raised bands, leather label, usual occasional light spotting, some green tinged discolouration to calf on boards from the cloth, all edges gilt. Printed and Published by the Author, Shaftesbury: Longman, Rees, and Co., London: 1829. £180.00





  221. Rutter (John) DELINEATIONS OF THE NORTH WESTERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. And of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with A Geological Sketch of the District. Illustrated with 12 engraved and lithographed plates, folding coloured map, vignettes, 349pp, early half calf, leather label, marbled boards, and endpapers, top hinge almost broken, rubbed, usual occasional foxing. Printed and Published by the Author, Shaftesbury: Longman, Rees and Co., London: 1829. £75.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Joseph Neeld.






  222. Rutter (John) DELINEATIONS OF THE NORTH WESTERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. And of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with A Geological Sketch of the District. Illustrated with 12 engraved and lithographed plates, folding coloured map, textual vignettes, xxiv + 349pp, untrimmed in full calf, slightly rubbed, slightly chipped to head and foot of spine, couple of short splits to head and foot of top outer hinge, marbled endpapers, occasional foxing, one plate, and opposite text browned. LARGE PAPER COPY. Printed and Published by the Author, Shaftesbury: 1829. £135.00





  223. [Salmon (Tobias)] BATH. THE CITY CHARTER, containing the original institution of mayors, recorders, sheriffs, town clerks, and all other officers, as also of a common council, and the antient laws and customs of the city. Diligently compared with, and corrected according to the Latin original. To which is added a list of the mayors of the city from 1656 to 1775. Dedicated in general by T.S. Pages numbered 3-66, lacks all before page 3, 12mo, disbound, with some underlining and with several early annotations in the margins, these are probably by Thos. Harford, whose signature is on the first leaf. It was obviously bound at sometime with other item(s) as several of the annotations have been cropped. Printed and sold by J. Salmon, (Bath: 1775) £15.00
    * Very scarce.






  224. Sanford (W.A) ON THE PLEISTOCENE MAMMALIA OF SOMERSET. Catalogue of Bones in the Museum of the Archaeological and Natural History Society at Taunton. No 1.- Felis. (all published). 4to, unbound, stitched as issued, 60pp, uncut, partly unopened. Taunton 1868.... With the folio volume of 26 lithographed plates on 19 sheets, plates loose as issued, original wraps loose, split at spine and now slightly ragged. Taunton: Printed by F. May, for Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1868. £150.00
    * Very scarce.






  225. Saunders (P.T) STUCKEY'S BANK. Frontis, plates, folding pedigree of the Stuckey family, viii + 116pp, includes a 4 page list of subscribers, untrimmed in the original cloth, partly faded, some spotting to front and rear. Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, The Wessex Press, 1928. £110.00





  226. Savage (James) HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF CARHAMPTON, in the County of Somerset. With a frontis, xxiv + 662pp, original cloth. This reprint does not include the large folding map that was in the original edition published in 1830. Reprinted Higginson Book Company, Salem: n.d. £35.00





  227. Savage (James) HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF CARHAMPTON, in the County of Somerset. With a frontis, and a folding hand coloured geological map, xxiv + 662pp, roy 8vo, partly faded later cloth, occasional foxing, some off-setting. LARGE PAPER COPY. Bristol: William Strong, Clare Street. 1830. £185.00





  228. Savage (James) HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF CARHAMPTON, in the County of Somerset. With a frontis, and a folding hand coloured geological map, xxiv + 662pp, later qtr morocco, cloth boards, frontis off-set, light spotting to frontis and title-page, couple of splits to folds of map. Bristol: William Strong, Clare Street. 1830. £150.00





  229. Savage (James) HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF CARHAMPTON, in the County of Somerset. With a frontis, and a folding hand coloured geological map, xxiv + 662pp, 4to, full contemporary calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, top outer hinge cracked though sound, marbled endpapers, frontis spotty and off-set, map partly off-set. LARGE PAPER COPY. LIMITED TO 12 COPIES. Bristol: William Strong, Clare Street. 1830. £350.00
    * With the bookplate of Charles Edward H. Chadwyck Healey and a letter to him loosely inserted. There is a note on the second front endpaper :- 'Largest paper - only 12 copies printed.' it also mentions that the book was bought at a Christie's sale in 1888. See also Green. Bibliotheca Somersetiensis, volume 3 page 229, for verification of the number of copies.






  230. Scarth (H.M) AQUAE SULIS, OR NOTICES OF ROMAN BATH. With Fifty-Two Illustrations by C.S. Beckett. Two folding plans, 137 + (iii)pp, 4to, original cloth, corners slightly bruised, small snags to head of spine, short snag to head of spine, occasional light foxing. London: Simpkin Marshall, & Co. Bath: R.E. Peach. 1864. £55.00





  231. Scarth (Rev. H.M) and Stothert (Caroline M.K) PICTURESQUE BATH. Illustrated by A Series of Sketches from Nature by Caroline M.K. Stothert. Edited by The Revd. H.M. Scarth. With 20 tinted lithographed plates, + 10pp, folio, a.e.g. original cloth gilt, very lightly rubbed to edges, later endpapers. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1881. £105.00
    * Includes views of Bath from Beacon Hill; Village of Weston; Newton St. Looe; Prior Park; Village of Conkwell; Pulteney Bridge, etc.






  232. Scrase (Tony) WELLS A Pictorial History. 174 illusts, either one or 2 to a page, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1992. £7.00





  233. Sellick (Roger) THE WEST SOMERSET MINERAL RAILWAYS and the story of the Brendon Hills Iron Mines. With contributions by J.R. Hamilton and M.H. Jones. Illusts, folding map, 126pp, few short tears to slightly rubbed dustwrapper, spine faded. First edition, David & Charles, Dawlish: 1962. £20.00





  234. Shickle (Rev. C.W) ANCIENT DEEDS BELONGING TO THE CORPORATION OF BATH XII - XVI Cent. Translated and Epitomised by The Rev. C.W. Shickle M.A., F.S.A., V.D. Master of St. John's Hospital, Bath. Honorary Chaplain of the Territorial Forces. Frontis, 2 plans, xvi + 165pp, folio, original qtr calf, buckram boards, ex-lib. with label to front pastedown and a few small stamps. Published by the Bath Record Society in co-operation with the Bath City Council. 1921. £25.00





  235. Shillibeer (H.B) THE ANCIENT CUSTOMS OF THE MANOR OF TAUNTON DEANE; Collected from the Records of the Manor.... To which are prefixed, some Introductory Observations on Copyholds In General, and Remarks on Those of This Manor.... vii + 132 + xxixpp, untrimmed in the original paper boards, lacks 2" from foot of spine, paper label on spine, covers slightly rubbed and spotty, short tear and small piece missing from top margin of title, endpapers spotty. Printed by T. Parkhouse, Tiverton, for the Author: 1821. £85.00





  236. Skeggs (James) SOMERSET WORDS A dialect word-list particularly relating to agriculture and natural history. 211pp, 4to, cloth, paper label on spine. James Skeggs, West Buckland: 1995. £25.00
    * 'It is simply a collection of words relating to my native Somerset, which are in danger of being lost'






  237. Skrine (H.D) SOME ACCOUNT OF THE BELGIC CAMP ON HAMPTON DOWN. A Paper Read to the Members of the Bath Selborne Society on the Site of the Belgic Camp, April 8, 1897. Map, 10pp, 12mo, originally wraps. Signed by the author on the top wrap. Privately Printed, Bath: 1897. £16.00





  238. Smith (Cecil) BIRDS OF SOMERSETSHIRE. 643pp, 12mo, original cloth. First edition, London: John Van Voorst, 1869. £55.00





  239. Smith (D.I), and Drew (D.P), compiles and editors LIMESTONES AND CAVES OF THE MENDIP HILLS. With 36 plates, textual illusts, 424pp, small nick to head of dustwrapper. Newton Abbot: David and Charles, Published for The British Cave Research Association. 1975. £14.00





  240. Smith (E.H) QUANTOCK LIFE AND RAMBLES. Illusts., map e.p.'s. 145pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Third Impression (Enlarged). Taunton: 1944. £8.00





  241. Smith (Rosie) & (Howard) NORTH SOMERSET COAST IN WATERCOLOURS Sand Bay to the Hotwells Lock. Double-page coloured map, numerous coloured illusts, 197pp, pictorial card covers. The Garrett Press, Weston super Mare: 2005. £14.00





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  242. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and Douglas LL. Hayward. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 1. 159pp, original cloth, light splash marks to top board, some spotting to endpapers. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1898. £50.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Aller, Charlton Adam, Charlton Mackrell, High Ham, Huish Episcopi, Kingsdon, Long Sutton, Muchelney, Northover, and Langport.






  243. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and Douglas LL. Hayward. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 2. 153pp, original cloth, 2" splits cloth to both outer hinges. Limited to 150 numbered copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1899. £48.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry usually up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Pitney, Limington, Podymore Milton (up to 1811), Somerton, Yeovilton (up to 1802), North Curry, and Barrow Gurney (up to 1811).






  244. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and D.M. Ross SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 3. 154pp, original cloth, some foxing to prelims. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1901. £50.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry usually up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of West Hatch, Long Load (up to 1808), Martock, Drayton and Curry Rivel.






  245. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and E.H. Bates. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 4. 159pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1902. £45.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry usually up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Ashill (up to 1815), Ile Brewers, Beer Crocombe, Ilton (up to 1811), Whitestaunton (up to 1811), Stocklinch Magdalen (up to 1776), Stocklinch Ottersey, Barrington, Shepton Beauchamp, Buckland St. Mary, Wraxall, Packington, and Swell.






  246. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and D.M. Ross. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 5. 164pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1904. £45.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Crewkerne, Swell (up to 1754), Fivehead, and Kingsbury Episcopi.






  247. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and D.M. Ross. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 6. 150 + 1pp, few light spots to original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1905. £45.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry usually up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Aisholt, Broomfield, Charlynch, Dodington (up to 1805), Durleigh (up to 1807), Enmore, Otterhampton (up to 1749), Overstowey, Stockland Gaunts (up to 1807), Cannington, and Spaxton.






  248. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and H.W. Seager. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 7. 164pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1906. £40.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry usually up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Angersleigh, Piminster, Corfe, Orchard Portman, Stoke St. Mary, Thurlbear, Trull (up to 1744), Creech St. Michael (up to 1814), and Bradford.






  249. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and H.W. Seager. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 9. 160pp, original cloth, some foxing to a few pages at the front and rear. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1907. £45.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry. Contains the Parish of Taunton, St. Mary Magdalene, Part I. 1158-1728.






  250. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore, H.W. Seager and E.H. Bates. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 10. 158pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1907. £45.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Taunton, St. Mary's (concluded), Bishop's Hull, and Halse.






  251. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and H.W. Seager. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 11. 152pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. 1908. £40.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Wellington, Ashbrittle, Runnington, Otterford, Sampford Arundel, Thorne St. Margaret.






  252. Somerset Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and W.A. Bell. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 12. 170pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1910. £50.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Stogursey, Nether Stowey, East Quantoxhead, Fiddington, Holford, Goathurst, Chedzoy, Kilve, Crowcombe, Thurloxton, Stringston, Kilton, and Lilstock.






  253. Somerset Parish Registers edited by H.W. Seager. SOMERSET PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 15. 181pp, original cloth. Limited to 150 copies. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore and Co., Ltd. 1915. £40.00
    * Contains the Parish of Taunton St. James. 1610-1837.






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  254. Somerset Western Division THE SOMERSET ELECTORAL REGISTER WESTERN DIVISION 1832. iv + 176pp, original card covers. Originally published 1832. Reprinted S.A. & M.J. Raymond, Exeter: 1996. £12.00





  255. Spencer (Joseph Houghton) WILTON REGISTERS 1558 to 1837. A Copy of the Registers of the Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials at the Church of St. George, in the Parish of Wilton, adjoining Taunton.... Transcribed from the Originals. xiv + (2) + 343pp, untrimmed in the original cloth. LIMITED TO 200 NUMBERED COPIES. Taunton: Barnicott and Son, 1890 £75.00





  256. Squibbs (Phillip J) MORE PICTURES OF OLD BRIDGWATER. Reproduction of a typescript with numerous photographic illusts. Roy 8vo, 80pp, original cloth, with 3 postcards, of the interior of St. Mary's Church, Bridgwater, pasted to front endpapers. Privately Published, Bridgwater: 1971. £20.00





  257. Squibbs (Phillip J) A BRIDGWATER DIARY. Reproduction of a typescript with numerous photographic illusts, 214pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. Privately Published, Bridgwater: 1968. £22.00





  258. Squibbs (Phillips J) SQUIBBS' HISTORY OF BRIDGWATER. Revised and updated by John F. Lawrence. Illusts, xii + 196pp, portion of dustwrapper torn, approx 2" x 1" from foot of spine. Phillimore, Chichester: 1982. £14.00
    * Signed inscription by the author's wife on verso of title-page.






  259. Squibbs (Phillips James) BRIDGWATER VICTORIAN DAYS. Reproduction of a typescript with numerous photographic illusts, 112pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, couple of staples to binding are slightly rusty. Privately published, Bridgwater: 1957. £18.00





  260. Stapledon (Richard) EXMOOR. Elegance and Rhythm. Illusts, 79pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Privately Published, Richard Stapledon, c.1967. £12.00





  261. Stephenson (Joseph Henry) FRIENDSHIP and Other Poems. 53pp, 12mo, original cloth, spine slightly faded. A.C. Coome, Lymsham; Robbins, Weston-super-Mare and Hamilton Adams & Co, London: 1883. £16.00
    * Stephenson was the Rector of Lymsham, Prebendary of Wells and Rural Dean.






  262. Stevens (Douglas) WAR AND PEACE IN WEST SOMERSET 1620-1670. Map, plans illusts in text, 122 + (6) page index, original pictorial card covers. Printed by Status, Minehead: 1988. £10.00





  263. Storer (B) SEDGEMOOR: Its History and Natural History. Numerous illusts, diagrams and maps, partly faded dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1972. £17.00





  264. Stradling (William) A DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIORY OF CHILTON - SUPER - POLDEN and its contents. To which is added a Miscellaneous Appendix, containing several documents not before published. iii + 179pp, original cloth, recased with new spine, retaining the original endpapers, new paper label on spine. Bridgwater: Geo. Awbrey, 1839. £120.00





  265. Stray (Walter) WESTON-SUPER-MARE. Official Guide. Illusts, folding map, adverts, 80pp, oblong 8vo, pictorial wraps, small crease to lower corner of top wrap. Weston-super-Mare Advertising and Entertainments Association, c.1922. £15.00
    * Includes articles on Glastonbury; Wells; Cheddar; Brean Down; Worlebury Camp, etc.






  266. Street (James) "THE MYNSTER OF THE ILE"; Or, the Story of the Ancient Parish of Ilminster, the one Royal Peculiar in the County of Somerset. With large folding map, 11 plates, 400 + 8 pages of index, roy 8vo, untrimmed in later cloth, occasional foxing. Taunton: H. Abrahams, and Ilminster: Chapple and Son, 1904. £160.00
    * In the original prospectus, of which we have a copy, it states only 400 copies were printed, of which 150 were bound, and 250 were issued in parts. This copy looks like it was bound from the original parts.






  267. Street (James) "THE MYNSTER OF THE ILE"; Or, the Story of the Ancient Parish of Ilminster, the one Royal Peculiar in the County of Somerset. With large folding map, 11 plates, 400 + 8 pages of index, roy 8vo, original cloth, cloth on spine partly bubbled. Taunton: H. Abrahams, and Ilminster: Chapple and Son, 1904. £200.00
    * In the original prospectus, of which we have a copy, it states only 400 copies were printed, of which 150 were bound, and 250 were issued in parts.






  268. Stuart-Menteath (T) THE LAND OF BRITAIN. The Report of The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain. Part 86 SOMERSET. Large folding map, textual diagrams, 141pp, 4to, original printed wraps, slightly rubbed and spotty, rear outer hinge partly split, lacks 1" hinge from foot of spine. London: Geographical Publications, 1938. £12.00





  269. [Stuckey (John)] A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE. Containing: I. A Geographical Description of the County, in Alphabetical Order. II. The Natural History, viz. its Produce, Air, Soil, rare Plants, &c. III. The Ecclesiastical History, containing an Account of the Bishops of the two Sees, Bath and Wells and Bristol; together with a brief Description of the Monasteries, Martyrs, &c. IV. The Antiquities. V. An Account of the Gentlemens Seats. VI. The Lives of Famous Men of this County. VII. The Sufferings of the Clergy in the Rebellious Times, which began in 1642. VIII. A Table of the Names of all the Towns, Villages, &c. with the Value of the Livings. IX. The Charity Schools in the County. To which is added, A Scheme of all the Market-Towns, &c. with their Distance from London, and from each other, &c. 206pp, folio, early full calf, later calf spine, raised bands, morocco label on spine, marbled endpapers, small hole to title-page, affecting one letter of title, title-page has been laid down, small portions torn from bottom corner of 3 leaves not affecting text, couple of small circular marks to title-page. Sherborne: Printed in the Year 1742. £525.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of the Marquiss of Donegall. This is the first separately published history of the county. It was issued in 52 parts with the Somerset Mercury and complete copies are very scarce.






  270. Sweet (Jack W) SHOCKING SOMERSET MURDERS of the Nineteenth Century and Other Stories of Violent or Suspicious Death. Plates, 189pp, pictorial card covers. Somerset Books, Tiverton: 1997. £4.00





  271. Sweetman (George) THE HISTORY OF WINCANTON, Somerset, From the earliest times to the year 1903. Illusts, 296 + 1 page of publishers adverts, original cloth, light spotting to fore-edges. First edition. Harry Williams, London & George Sweetman, Wincanton: July 1903. £70.00





  272. Sydenham (Dr. G.F) THE HISTORY OF THE SYDENHAM FAMILY, collected from Family Documents, Pedigrees, deeds and Copious Memoranda. Edited by A.T. Cameron. Illusts, folding pedigree, xi + 803pp, 4to, original qtr calf, cloth boards, damp spots to edges of top board, couple of small portions chipped from calf on rear board, light waterstaining to outer margins of last few leaves. LIMITED TO 300 NUMBERED COPIES. Privately Printed by E. Dwelly, East Molesey, Surrey: 1928. £280.00





  273. Taunton Markets THE TAUNTON TOWN AND MARKET ACTS. Printed by Order of the Trustees from the Original Acts. xi + (iii) + 75pp, original qtr cloth, printed paper boards, front inner hinge weak, few spots to boards. Taunton: Edwin Goodman, Printer, 29 North Street. 1878. £35.00
    * Reprints the four Acts of Parliament relating to Taunton Markets which were originally published in 1786, 1817, 1833 and 1840.






  274. The Beacon FAMOUS BUILDINGS AND CELEBRITIES, OF BATH AND DISTRICT. A series of articles concerning Bath taken from 'The Beacon' each article covers 2 pages, illusts, 148pp, 4to, binders cloth. Harvey and Woodland, Frome: January, 1907 - August, 1913. £35.00
    * Includes articles on the Luders family; the Bowdlers; Edmund Burke; Christopher Anstey; Lord Byron; Partis College; Mrs Siddons; Mary Wollstoncraft, etc.






  275. Thomas (Margaret) THE BOOK OF NAILSEA. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 128pp, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition. Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1984. £30.00





  276. Thorne (R.L) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON, SOMERSET. With 5 illusts, plan, 87pp, cyclostyled, 4to, original card covers, later paper spine. R.L. Thorne, Wellington: 1950. £18.00





  277. Tunstall (Dr) RAMBLES ABOUT BATH and its Neighbourhood. Based on the Original Work by Dr. Tunstall. Containing Two Maps, Sixteen Wood-cuts, and Eight Autotypes. Lacks the 2 maps, frontis and title-page, facsimile title-page tipped in, xiv + 488 + 67 pages of local adverts, 12mo, original cloth, damp spotted, recased old spine laid down, new endpapers. Revised and re-edited, with Biographical Notices and Historical Notes. Sixth Edition. Simpkin Marshall, London: and R.E. Peach, Bath: 1876. £22.00





  278. Tunstall (James) RAMBLES ABOUT BATH and its Neighbourhood. Based on Dr. Tunstall's work. Illustrated Edition. Plates, textual illusts, xvi + 384pp, includes adverts, original decorative cloth, signs where small ownership(?) label removed from front endpaper. London: Isaac Pitman, Bath: William Lewis, 1889. £35.00





  279. Tunstall (James) RAMBLES ABOUT BATH, and its Neighbourhood. With folding map, 14 wood engraved plates, xi + 304pp, sm 8vo, later qtr calf, cloth boards, few plates lightly spotty and with corner stain to inner margin. Third Edition, London: Simpkin Marshall and Co., Bath: M. Pocock, 1851. £55.00





  280. Tyte (William) BATH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: Its Progress and Life Described. Frontis, (ii) + 128pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, spine faded, couple of relevant news cuttings pasted to front pastedown, manuscript title on spine. Bath: G. & F. Pickering, 1903. £30.00
    * Author's inscription on front endpaper.






  281. Ussher (W.A.E) THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN WELLINGTON AND CHARD Memoirs of the Geological Survey. Explanation of Sheet 311. With Contributions by H.B. Woodward and A.J. Jukes-Browne. Textual illusts, 68pp, recent paper wraps, with the title from the original wraps pasted onto top wrap. First edition, London: Printed for H.M.S.O. 1906. £32.00





  282. Victoria History, edited by William Page THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Volume One. Maps, plates, textual illustrations, xxv + 537pp, 4to, original cloth, spine slightly faded. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1906. £75.00
    * Includes chapters on Natural History; Botany; Zoology; Early Man; Roman-British Somerset; And Anglo-Saxon Somerset.






  283. Victoria County History, edited by R.W. Dunning A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET Volume 3. Maps, plates, textual illustrations, 293pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Oxford University Press. 1974. £40.00
    * Includes chapters on:- Kingsbury Huish; Pitney Hundred; Somerton Hundred; Tintinhull Hundred.






  284. Victoria County History, edited by R.W. Dunning A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Volume 4. Maps, plates, textual illustrations, xx + 266pp. small folio, dustwrapper, bookplate to front pastedown. Oxford University Press, 1978. £65.00
    * Includes:- Crewkerne Hundred; Martock Hundred; South Petherton Hundred.






  285. Victoria County History, edited by R.W. Dunning A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Volume 6. Maps, plans, illusts, xxxiii + 372pp, small folio, dustwrapper. Oxford University Press, 1992. £50.00
    * Contains the Hundreds of Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds.






  286. Wadmore (Rev. J.A.W) COLLECTIONS FOR A PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF BARROW GURNEY. Illusts, iii + 36pp + 39pp (Supplement), and 34pp (Index), in 2 parts, lacks the wraps and with the stitching loosening to first part. Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. Bristol: 1897 & 1902. £38.00





  287. Wadmore (Rev. J.A.W) SUPPLEMENT TO THE BARROW GURNEY HISTORY. With 2 plates, 39 + 34pp index which covers the both parts, original wraps. Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: 1902. £16.00
    * Five leaves of the index are duplicated.






  288. Wakefield (J) THE AVALONIAN GUIDE to the Town of GLASTONBURY, and its Environs. 50pp, each 12mo page has been inset into larger sheets, neatly pasted to edges, and EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with 7 engraved plates mounted onto separate sheets, sm 4to, recent cloth. Sixth Edition. Printed for and Sold by J. Wakefield, at the White Heart Inn, Glastonbury: 1830. £65.00





  289. Walcott (M.E.C) MEMORIALS OF BATH AND WELLS. 52 + 4pp, recent paper boards, paper label on spine, original printed wraps bound in. Simpkin Marshall, London, and R.E. Peach, Bath: 1865. £30.00





  290. Walters (Cuming) BYGONE SOMERSET Illusts, 235pp, original cloth, occasional spotting. London: William Andrews and Co., 1897. £20.00
    * Includes chapters on 'Taunton and the Bloody Assize,' 'Lead Mines of the Mendips', and 'Caves and Caverns of Somerset.'






  291. [Wareham (E.J)] THE VISITOR'S HANDBOOK TO CLEVEDON and the Neighbourhood, Comprising Sketches of Many Places of Historical and Archaeological Interest, within a Walk, Drive, Railway, or Marine Excursion, with Notes on the Natural History of the Neighbourhood. Folding map, iv + 125 + 32 pages of adverts, original qtr cloth printed paper-boards, slightly rubbed at edges, few small marks to covers, paper slightly browned. Edwin J. Wareham and A.H. Ransford, Clevedon: c.1889. £36.00
    * Not in Green's Bibliotheca Somersetiensis, or on Copac.






  292. Warfield (D.A) A LIVELY PEOPLE The Story of a Village Methodist Society. Plates, 175pp, partly waterstained dustwrapper chipped to top edge and protected with loose sleeve. London and Paulton: Purnell and Sons, 1960. £18.00
    * Paulton interest.






  293. Warner (Rev. Richard) THE HISTORY OF BATH. With a folding plan and 14 full page engraved plates, 402 + 123pp, 4to, early half morocco, raised bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers and page edges, covers partly faded, some light off-setting. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell, 1801. £225.00





  294. [Warner (Richard)] REBELLION IN BATH: or, The Battle of the Upper-Rooms: an Heroico - Odico - Tragico - Comico - Poem, in Two Cantos: By the late Peter Paul Pallet, Canto the First Eited by his Nephew, Timothy Goosequill; to which is added. A Vindication of the Glorious Revolution in 1868. Engraved vignette title, viii + 74pp. 1808..... Bound with.... THE RESTORATION: being the Second and Last Canto of Rebellion in Bath.... with an Apology for the Poem, and Numerous Notes, Anecdotes, &c., by Timothy Goosequill. iv + 86pp. 1809. 2 parts bound in 1, 4to, contemporary marbled boards, later half calf, slightly rubbed, early manuscript note to lower margin of one page. Printed for G. Wilkie and J. Robinson, London: 1808 and 1809. £120.00





  295. [Watson (Lawrence G)] OFFICIAL SOUVENIR Issued on the occasion of the presentation by The Most Hon. The Marquess of Bath, R.G., P.C., C.B. of the Charter of Incorporation granted to the Burgesses of WESTON-SUPER-MARE by His Most Gracious Majesty King George VI in the First Year of His Reign. Plates, 40pp, few spots and a couple of splash marks to the original decorative, slightly dusty, wraps, internally sound. Lawrence Bros., Weston-super-Mare: 1937. £22.00





  296. Watson (W.G. Willis) A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF SOMERSET (Part One and Two). Somerset Folk Series Nos 21 and 22. Folding frontis, 304pp, original cloth. London: Folk Press, 1925. £18.00





  297. Weaver (Frederic William), editor SOMERSET INCUMBENTS. From the Hugo MSS in the British Museum. 476 + lipp, roy 8vo, original cloth, partly faded, cloth chipped to head and foot of spine, with a withdrawn stamp to half-title. Bristol: Privately Printed for the Editor by C.T. Jefferies, 1889. £60.00
    * Lists the religious incumbents, name of patrons, date of institution, how vacated, from the 14th to the early 18th centuries, parish by parish.






  298. Webb (Adrian J) & Parrish (Peter) THE WILTON GAOL DESCRIPTION REGISTER 1806-1818. xxii + 26pp, 4to, original pictorial wraps. Harry Galloway, Taunton: 1997. £12.00





  299. Webb (Adrian James) SOMERSET JURORS LIST 1748. xv + 61pp, 4to, original wraps. Second revised edition, Harry Galloway, 1994. £12.00





  300. Webb (Charles George), Savage (James) and Toulmin (Joshua) HISTORY OF TAUNTON, In the County of Somerset. Originally written by the late Joshua Toulmin, Greatly Enlarged by the late James Savage and further enlarged by Charles George Webb. With an engraved frontis, xxiv + 408pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed, small portion missing from top corner of frontis, which is slightly soiled to verso, few repairs to inner margins of title-page and frontis. Taunton: Printed and Published by C.G. Webb, 1874. £85.00





  301. Wedlake (W.J) EXCAVATIONS AT CAMERTON Somerset. A Record of Thirty Years' Excavation covering the Period from Neolithic to Saxon Times 1926-56. With a Foreword by Sir Mortimer Wheeler. Plates, textual illusts, xvii + 284pp, numerous plates, illusts and folding plans, some short and one long tear to partly faded dustwrapper, approx. 1" portion missing from foot of spine of dustwrapper. Camerton Excavation Club. 1958. £25.00





  302. Wells REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF WELLS, (Somersetshire.) Title and pages numbered 1364-1374, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: (1835) £18.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  303. West Huntspill THE BOOK OF WEST HUNTSPILL. A Millenium Celebration. Compiled by People of the Parish. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2001. £28.00





  304. Western Division REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE IN THE ELECTION OF TWO KNIGHTS OF THE SHIRE TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE WESTERN DIVISION, 1835. of the County of Somerset. With 132pp, interleaved with blanks, onto which are written some contemporary pencil and ink notes. At the front is an 8 page index, at the rear is a 3 page summary of the poll. Tipped in at the front is a folded printed poster. 'West Somersetshire Election.' which lists the Polling Places, Districts and Booths and the Parishes, short split to one fold of poster. Folio, contemporary unlettered reversed calf, marbled boards and endpapers, a couple of small worm holes to outer hinges, front inner hinge pulled. London: 1834 & 5. £370.00
    * Covers the Hundreds of:- Abdick and Bulstone; Andersfield; Cannington; Carhampton; Crewkerne; Roundsborough, Berwick and Coker; Huntspill and Puriton; Kingsbury; Martock; Milverton; North Curry; North Petherton; Pitney; Somerton; South Petherton; Stone; Taunton Dean; Tintinhull; Whitley; Williton and Freemanors. Lists the names of each Voter, 'Place of Abode', 'Nature of Qualification', and 'Street, Lane, or other like Place in the Parish, &c, where the property is situate..... ' The first page of the manuscript summary of the poll states:- 'The Nomination took place at Taunton on the 13th January 1835 when Francis Popham Esq., presided as Sheriff. Mr Sanford (who was absent at Madeira) was proposed by C.B. Portman, Esq., seconded by R. Beadon, Esq. My Tynte was proposed by Sir T.B. Lethbridge, Bart., seconded by Andrew Crosse, Esq., Mr Escott was proposed by Sir Alex Hood Bart., seconded by H. Powell Collins, Esq. The Polling took place at Taunton, Ilchester, Bridgwater and Williton on the 16th & 17th January 1835. The Declaration of the Poll by the High Sheriff was at Taunton on the 19th January.' On the front end paper is a label with a manuscript note:- 'Lord Wharton, Halswell Park, Bridgwater, Somersetshire.'






  305. Western Division THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT ANY ELECTION OF A MEMBER TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE WESTERN DIVISION of the County of Somerset. Between the 20th of November, 1861, and the 1st of December, 1862. 348 leaves printed on rectos only, 4to, original printed wraps, wraps slightly dusty, top wrap has a few short tears and a small portion missing from top corner, light waterstaining to top wraps and first few leaves, short tears to a couple of leaves without loss to text. Contains the Names, Addresses, Nature of Qualification and Description of Qualifying Property. Printed by Margaret Backhouse, Wells: 1861. £75.00
    * Includes the Polling Districts of:- Bridgwater, Dulverton, Carhampton, Ilchester, Ilminster, Langport, Taunton, Williton, and Wiveliscombe.






  306. Western Division THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT ANY ELECTION OF A MEMBER TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE WESTERN DIVISION of the County of Somerset, between the 30th of November, 1851, and the 1st of December, 1852. Approx. 350 leaves printed on rectos only, 4to, original printed wraps, slightly chipped to head and foot of spine. Contains the Names, Addresses, Nature of Qualification and Description of Qualifying Property. Printed by Samuel Backhouse, Wells: 1851. £75.00
    * Includes the Polling Districts of:- Bridgwater, Dulverton, Carhampton, Ilchester, Ilminster, Langport, Taunton, Williton, and Wiveliscombe.






  307. Western Division THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT ANY ELECTION OF A MEMBER TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE WESTERN DIVISION of the County of Somerset, between the 30th of November, 1843, and the 1st of December, 1844. Approx. 350 leaves printed on rectos only, 4to, top wrap loose, lacks spine and rear wrap, small hole in last leaf affecting a couple of words. Contains the Names, Addresses, Nature of Qualification and Description of Qualifying Property. Printed by J. Barnicott, F. May, W. Court, Taunton: 1843. £75.00
    * Includes the Polling Districts of:- Bridgwater, Dulverton, Carhampton, Ilchester, Ilminster, Langport, Taunton, Williton, and Wiveliscombe.






  308. White (Rev. William) THE LIFE OF THE REV. WILLIAM WHITE, (Nephew of the Late William White, Esq, of Sand House, Wedmore), For Some Time Incumbent of Theale Chapel, Wedmore Somerset. Written by Himself. 319pp, original cloth, few minor marks to boards, recent front endpaper. First edition, W. Wells Gardner, London and M. Backhouse, Wells: 1860. £45.00





  309. Wickham (A.K) CHURCHES OF SOMERSET. Numerous plates, 176pp, dustwrapper. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION. First edition, Phoenix House Ltd., 1952. £28.00
    * Loosely inserted are 2 hand written letters signed by the author.






  310. Wickham (Rev. J.D.C) RECORDS BY SPADE AND TERRIER Historical Side-lights from the discovery of Stone-Age, Celtic, and Roman Remains; also from the Etymology of local Place and Family Names, from Customs and Folk-lore, garnered from the Tithe-maps and Registers of Holcombe-by-Mendip and surrounding District; with illustrative anecdotes, being personal Reminiscences. With 24 plates and other illusts. xxi + 438 + 2 page list of subscribers, 4to, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges. 4to, this is a large paper copy of which only a few were produced. Bath: George Gregory, London: Harrison and Sons, c.1910. £68.00
    * Wickham was Lord of the Manor of Holcombe and Rector of Horsington, Somerset, 1875-1897.






  311. Wigan (Eve) THE TALE OF GORDANO. With 6 plates, 162pp, dustwrapper. First edition, The Wessex Press, Taunton: (1950) £20.00





  312. Williams (George), editor OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS BEKYNTON, Secretary to King Henry VI., and Bishop of Bath and Wells. Edited.... with an Appendix of Illustrative Documents. 2 volumes, 4 + ccxi + 295 + 31pp, and 4 + 432 + 31pp, original qtr cloth, paper boards, very slightly rubbed to edges of spine, ex-ref.lib., with label to pastedowns and small stamps to title-pages. Rolls Series. London: Longman and Co., 1872. £60.00





  313. Williams (Robin & Romey) WEST COUNTRY LANDSCAPES: THE SOMERSET LEVELS. Illusts, 157 + (4) pages of publisher's adverts, original pictorial card covers. New edition, Ex Libris Press, Bradford on Avon: 1996. £8.00





  314. Williams (W.J) and Stoddart (D.M) BATH - SOME ENCOUNTERS WITH SCIENCE. 110pp, laminated boards. Kingsmead Press, Bath: 1978. £18.00
    * Includes chapters on :- William Smith and Bath Geology; William and Caroline Herschel; Hot Mineral Springs, etc.






  315. Wood (Frederick A) COLLECTIONS FOR A PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF CHEW MAGNA. Illusts., folding maps and pedigrees, x + 346pp, ex-lib. later cloth, number to base of spine, slight signs where labels removed from front endpaper, number to title-page. Printed for the Author. Bristol: 1903. £38.00





  316. Woodhams (Dowman), printer and publisher GUIDE BOOK TO GLASTONBURY ABBEY. Its History, Antiquity and Ruins. With Ground Plan & Illustrations. Also Interesting Account of the British Lake Village, discovered in 1892. Plates, plan, textual illusts, 78pp, 12mo, original printed wraps, spine slightly chipped to foot, and split at head, wraps slightly spotty. Wells: Dowman Woodhams, Printed and Publisher. c.190- £16.00





  317. Worth (R.N) TOURISTS' GUIDE TO SOMERSETSHIRE: Rail and Road. With folding map, plan, 168 + 32pp of publishers adverts, 12mo, original cloth. Fourth Edition, London: Edward Stamford, 1890. £18.00





  318. Wright (Peter Poyntz) THE PARISH CHURCH TOWERS OF SOMERSET. Their construction, craftsmanship and chronology 1350 - 1550. With a Foreword by The Rt. Revd. Abbot Aelred Watkin, Titular Abbot of Glastonbury. Plates and illusts, xi + 217pp, small folio, partly faded dustwrapper. Avebury Publishing Company: 1981. £35.00





  319. Wright (Rev. G.N) THE HISTORIC GUIDE TO BATH. With folding map, frontis, text Illustrations. x + [ii] + 461 + 52 pages of adverts, 12mo, original cloth, few small nicks to head of spine, short split to rear outer hinge. R.E. Peach, Bath: 1864. £68.00





  320. Yeovil Corporation THE REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE. Appointed by the Inhabitants of the Town to further Municipal Reform.... to which is added an Appendix. Pamphlet, 26pp, stitched as issued, slight evidence of once being folded. Printed and Published by W. Porter, Yeovil: 1835. £24.00





  321. Young (Ruth) MRS CHAPMAN'S PORTRAIT. A Beauty of the 18th Century. With 3 plates, xii + 158pp, original qtr cloth, paper boards, paper label to top board, boards partly faded. Bath: The George Gregory Bookstore, 1926. £15.00
    * Written by her great great grand daughter.





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  1. Akerman (John Yonge) SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ABBEY OF MALMESBURY in the Days of the Anglo-Saxon Kings; With Remarks on the Ancient Limits of The Forest of Braden. Large folding map mounted on linen, 59pp, 4to, lacks wraps, title slightly dusty and ragged with a few short tears, linen slightly discoloured, occasional light foxing. Reprinted from Archaeologia. London: J.B. Nichols and Sons. 1857. £28.00





  2. Annable (F.K) and Simpson (D.D.A) GUIDE CATALOGUE OF THE NEOLITHIC AND BRONZE AGE COLLECTIONS IN DEVIZES MUSEUM. With a foreword by Professor Stuart Piggott. Plates, textual illusts, 133pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, Devizes: 1964. £16.00





  3. Aubrey (John) AUBREY'S NATURAL HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. A Reprint. Introduced by K.G. Ponting. (ix) + xii + 132pp, roy 8vo, couple of cellotape repairs to slightly rubbed dustwrapper, which is now protected with a transparent cover. Originally published 1847. David and Charles Reprints. 1969. £28.00





  4. Baker (T.H) NOTES ON ST. MARTIN'S CHURCH AND PARISH. With 3 plates, viii + 167pp, prelims and rear endpapers browned and spotty, original cloth, inner hinges cracked though sound, short split to top outer hinge. Salisbury: Brown and Co., 1906. £14.00
    * St. Martins church is in Salisbury.






  5. Baker (T.H) NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF MERE. Plates, 114pp,.... Bound with.... Ponting (C.E) THE PARISH CHURCH OF S. MICHAEL, MERE. 54 + (1)pp. Two items bound in one, early half calf, cloth boards, spine slightly rubbed. C.H. Woodward, Devizes: c.1897. £30.00
    * Reprinted from Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine.






  6. Bennion (John), Vicar of Malmesbury MOSES'S CHARGE TO ISRAEL'S JUDGES, OPENED IN AN ASSIZE SERMON Preached at Salisbury, Feb. 27. 1680. Before the Right Honourable Sr Thomas Jones Judge of Assise. Published by Command of Mr. High Sherif. Title + (iv) + 20pp, disbound, title and last leaf slightly dusty with small ink stain on title. Printed at Oxford and are to be sold by Francis Dollif, Bookseller near the Mare-maid Tavern, 1681. £35.00





  7. Bird (James T) THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN MALMESBURY and of its Ancient Abbey, (The remains of which Edifice are still used as a Parish Church;) Together with Memoirs of Eminent Natives Who were connected with the Abbey or Town. (Embellished with Engravings.) Revised by J.E. Jackson and Mackenzie E.C. Walcot.... With map, plan and 6 plates, 278pp + errata leaf, half calf, marbled boards, rubbed to head of spine, endpapers spotty, otherwise clean. Malmesbury: Printed and Published by the Author. 1876. £50.00





  8. Bodman (James) A CONCISE HISTORY OF TROWBRIDGE, Containing An Account of The Court, Castle, & Watch, the Church, Monuments, &c. xi + 40 + (6)pp, includes a 2 page list of subscribers, unique copy interleaved with 6 blanks onto which are pasted engraved vignette views, 1 other engraving loosely inserted, the subscribers list has been reinforced to margins, and is slightly soiled to one side, title-page has been laid down, small ink spots to one leaf, early half calf, marbled endpapers. Bristol: Printed for the Author, by Philip Rose, 20, Broadmead. 1814. £245.00
    * The Subscribers List calls for 94 copies only.






  9. Bowles (Rev. W.L) HERMES BRITANNICUS A Dissertation on the Celtic Deity Teutates.... in further proof and corroboration of the Origin and Designation of the GREAT TEMPLE AT ABURY, in Wiltshire. Textual illusts, 149 + 1pp (advert), untrimmed in early qtr cloth, paper boards, lacks label on spine, spine slightly rubbed to edges, with a couple of short splits, small portion chipped from foot. One of only 250 copies printed. First edition, London: Printed by and for J.B. Nichols, 1828. £200.00





  10. Bracey (H.E) SOCIAL PROVISION IN RURAL WILTSHIRE. Frontis, tables, maps, 2 of which are coloured, diagrams, 204pp, dustwrapper. Methuen and Co., 1952. £22.00





  11. Bradley (A.G), Champneys (A.C) and Baines (J.W) A HISTORY OF MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE Now revised and continued by J.R. Taylor, H.C. Brentnall and G.C. Turner. Map endpapers, 18 plates, x + [ii] + 331pp, few small marks to the original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, occasional light foxing. London: John Murray, 1923. £22.00
    * This is the second enlarged edition.






  12. [Britton (J)] THE BEAUTIES OF WILTSHIRE, Displayed in Statistical, Historical, and Descriptive Sketches: interspersed with Anecdotes of the Arts. With engraved and printed titles, engraved plates, 3 volumes, volume 1 has 6 plates and vignette view, xxxi + 312pp, volume 2 has 8 plates and vignette view, 311pp, and volume 3 has Map, 14 plates, lxi + (iii) + 442pp, early half calf, marbled boards, gilt lines and morocco labels to spines, occasional spotting mainly to margins of plates. London: Printed by J.D. Dewick, 1801 & London: Printed for the Author, 1825. £225.00





  13. Britton (John) THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES: or, Original Delineations, Topographical, Historical and Descriptive.... WILTSHIRE and WARWICKSHIRE sections. Forming volume 15, part 2. With 16 engraved plates for each county, 718 + (24)pp + 322 + (20)pp, occasional light foxing, early marbled boards, with crude tape covering spine. London: J. Harris, Longman and Co. 1814. £65.00





  14. Calne REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF CALNE, (Wiltshire.) Title and pages numbered 1230-1234, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  15. Camden (William) and Cary (John) WILTSHIRE. With a folding map, coloured in outline, published by John Stockdale, and engraved by J. Cary, plus the text extracted from Camden's Britannia, and enlarged by Richard Gough, 5 plates and one textual illust. Folio, pages numbered 129-164, recent unlettered cloth. 1805. £145.00





  16. Cave (R), and others GEOLOGY OF THE MALMESBURY DISTRICT. (Explanation of the One-inch Geological Sheet 251, New Series) Coloured folding map, folding table, plates, diagrams, viii + 343pp, dustwrapper protected in a loose transparent sleeve. First edition, London: H.M.S.O. 1977. £20.00





  17. Chandler (John) MARLBOROUGH AND EASTERN WILTSHIRE. Wiltshire A History of its Landscape and People 1. Maps, illusts, xiii + 274pp, dustwrapper. Hobnob Press, Salisbury: 2001. £20.00





  18. Charity Commissioners FURTHER REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS.... Concerning Charities. County of WILTSHIRE section. Pages numbered 301-438, folio, early half roan, cloth boards, rubbed to edges, leather label on top board, some spotting to prelims. Bound in at the rear are several blanks and 4 leaves, hand-written on rectos concerning Somerset Hospital and Revd. Charles Mayo's Trust Deed. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, 13 August 1834. £45.00
    * Extracted from the blue papers. Covers:- Hundreds of Chippenham; Hundred of North Damerham; Hundred of Elstub and Everley; Hundred of Kinwardstone; Hundred of Melksham; Hundred of Potterne and Cannings; Hundred of Swanborough; Hundred of Warminster; and General Charities.






  19. Charity Commissioners FURTHER REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS.... CONCERNING CHARITIES. County of WILTSHIRE sections. Pages numbered 447-805 + 301-438 + 1207-1434 + 1-106 (index) + 365-446 + 9pp (index), folio, early cloth, rear hinge partly split, top board held by strings. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, various dates c.1820 and c.1830. £120.00





  20. Clark (Geo. T) REPORT OF THE GENERAL BOARD OF HEALTH ON A PRELIMINARY INQUIRY into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Conditions of the Inhabitants of the Municipal Borough of Calne, in the County of Wilts. 20pp, stitched as issued, title and last leaf dusty, few short tears to tile and last leaf, some pencil marginalia, signs where once folded. London: W. Clowes & Sons, 1850. £45.00





  21. Clark (Leonard) ALFRED WILLIAMS HIS LIFE AND WORK. Illusts, xi + 206pp, few small spots to original cloth, small ownership label to front endpaper, relevant news cutting pasted to front endpaper. First edition, Bristol: William George & Sons Ltd. 1945. £22.00





  22. Cox (R. Hippisley) WHERE GREEN ROADS MEET A Guide to AVEBURY and Neighbourhood. With 15 maps and plans, one in colour, 55pp, full leather, raised bands, a.e.g., small portion missing from head of spine, slightly rubbed to edges. Swindon Press Ltd., Swindon: 1929. £28.00





  23. Cox (T) WILTSHIRE. Extracted from Magna Britannia. With folding map by Morden, textual illust of Stonehenge, pages numbered 47-215 + Distance Table, sm 4to, early qtr roan, marbled boards, slightly rubbed, with a later printed title-page. In the Savoy, London: E. and R. Nutt, (1720) £90.00
    * Includes sections on the Hundreds, Natural History, etc.






  24. Cresswell (Thomas Estcourt) A NARRATIVE OF THE AFFAIR BETWEEN MR. CRESSWELL, AND MISS SC--E, Addressed to G--V--E SC---E, Esq. By which may be discover'd the Falsities, Misrepresentations, &c, In a LETTER in the General Evening-Post, October 31; Signed Lancelot Lee.... Bound with.... MISS SCROPE'S ANSWER TO MR. CRESSWELL'S NARRATIVE. Two volumes bound in one, iv + 78pp, and 232pp, signed and numbered 'Eliz Scrope. No 1244,' on the last leaf, full early calf, raised bands, rubbed, top board held by strings. Printed for Charles Green, in Avemary-lane, London: (1747) and Printed for R. Baldwin, jun. in Pater-Naster-Row, 1749. £300.00
    * Gervase Scrope was the father of Elizabeth Scrope. He had accused Cresswell of several things including bigamy. Scrope was eventually proved right as Cresswell had married a wealthy heiress, Miss Anne Warneford, grand-daughter of Sir Edmund Warneford of Sevenhampton and Bibury, Gloucestershire, a few years after his marriage to Elizabeth. Cresswell was elected Member of Parliament for Wootton Bassett from 1754 to 1774. He died at Pinkney Park in 1788.






  25. Cunnington (B. Howard) SOME ANNALS OF THE BOROUGH OF DEVIZES. Being a Series of Extracts from the Corporation Records, 1555 to 1791. With 3 plates. xx + 247pp, original cloth. Devizes: George Simpson, 1925. £35.00.
    * A second volume was issued in 1926 for the period 1791 to 1835.






  26. Cunnington (William), and Godard (Rev. E.H), compiled by CATALOGUE OF ANTIQUITIES IN THE MUSEUM of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society at Devizes. Part I. The Stourhead Collection. Numerous textual illusts, 96pp, original printed wraps. Published by the Society at the Museum, Devizes: 1896. £22.00





  27. Daniell (J.J) THE HISTORY OF WARMINSTER. With a view of the Town & Neighbourhood in 1879. Illusts., xi + 237pp, original printed wraps, partly faded, and slightly rubbed to head and foot of spine, prelims lightly foxed. Second Edition. Warminster: Journal Office. (1879) £30.00 --- See sample text





  28. Dartnell (George Edward) and Goddard (Rev. Edward Hungerford) A GLOSSARY OF WORDS USED IN THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE. xix + 278pp, early half calf, cloth boards, rubbed, snags to head of spine, ex-lib. with small stamp to title and labels to front endpapers. First edition, Published for the English Dialect Society, 1893. £25.00





  29. [Davis (James)] ORIGINES DIVISIANAE. Or the Antiquities of the Devizes: In some Familiar Letters to a Friend. Wrote in the Years 1750 and 1751. 90pp, nineteenth century half calf, paper boards, covers rubbed at edges, title-page and last leaf slightly dusty, title has a few small holes, not affecting text, and was torn but now laid down, last leaf hs a ragged fore-edge margin, and top margin reinforced to verso. London: Printed and Sold by J. Flint, at the Turk's Head..... 1754. £145.00
    * This work was a satire on the works of Stukeley and others. Davis was a physician in Devizes who died a year after the work's publication. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Joseph Neeld.






  30. Davis (Thomas) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE. Drawn up for the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. Portrait frontis, coloured folding map, plate of a ram, xix + 268 + (2)pp, early half calf, marbled boards, and endpapers, raised bands, gilt lines, morocco label on spine, plates slightly spotty, contemporary ownership inscription to title-page. Second edition, London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. 1813. £110.00





  31. Davis (Thomas) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE. Drawn up for the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. Portrait frontis, coloured folding map, lacks the plate of the ram, xix + 268 + (10)pp, recent cloth, some off-setting, occasional light foxing, ownership label to front endpaper. Second edition, London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. 1813. £70.00





  32. Devizes Charities RETURN AND DIGEST OF ENDOWED CHARITIES.... PARISHES OF ST. JOHN AND ST. MARY, DEVIZES. Folio, 97pp, stitched as issued, few spots to outer leaves. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed 11 August 1904. £18.00





  33. Dodsworth (William) AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE EPISCOPAL SEE AND CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SARUM, OR SALISBURY: Comprising Biographical Notices of the Bishops, the History of the Establishment, a Description of the Monuments, &c. With engraved and printed titles, 18 full-page engraved plates, and 2 vignettes, xx + 240pp, small folio, half morocco, cloth boards, raised bands, slightly rubbed to edges, small stamp to front endpaper, front inner hinge cracked though sound, lacks a couple of tissue guards, engraved title-page slightly spotty otherwise a clean copy. Salisbury: Printed by Brodie and Dowding for the author, 1814. £125.00





  34. Domesday Book OR THE GREAT SURVEY OF ENGLAND OF ENGLAND OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR A.D. MLXXXVI. Facsimile of the Part Relating to WILTSHIRE. Photo-Zincographed, (vi) + 21pp, folio, original cloth, rubbed to edges, top outer hinge partly cracked, lacks small portions of spine. H.M.S.O. Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton: 1862. £30.00





  35. Domesday Book, edited by Caroline and Frank Thorn WILTSHIRE Maps, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1979. £15.00





  36. Edwards (Kathleen), editor THE REGISTERS OF ROGER MARTIVAL Bishop of Salisbury 1315-1330. Vol I. The Register of Presentations and Institutions to Benefices. xvi + 430pp, original wraps. Canterbury & York Society. Oxford: 1959. £15.00





  37. Ellis (Rev. John Henry), editor THE REGISTERS OF STOURTON, County of Wilts, From 1570 to 1800. xii + 94pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. London: Harleian Society. 1887. £40.00





  38. Estridge (Mr. A.W.), Civil Engineer REPORT ON THE DRAINAGE OF CALNE, In the County of Wilts. 9pp, small folio, original printed wraps, wraps slightly dusty and with short tear, lower corner of top wrap slightly stained, internally sound. Printed by Order of the Calne Local Board of Health, 1875. £18.00





  39. Firmager (Gabrielle & Douglas), editors SEMINGTON Past and Present. Illusts, plans, maps, 208pp, original pictorial card covers, inscription on half-title. Semington History Project Group, Bradford on Avon: 2002. £15.00





  40. Frampton (Matthew) A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE ROBERT LORD BISHOP OF LONDON, AT HIS CONSECRATION. By Virtue of a Common Commission from John Lord Bishop of Sarum, of the Parish Church of Harden-Huish in the Diocese of Sarum and County of Wilts. On Thursday November IV. MDCCLXXIX. viii + 18 + (1)pp, 4to, early plain unlettered marble wraps, very slightly rubbed, a couple of early ink amendments in the text. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell (1779) £60.00





  41. Fry (Edw. Alex.) ABSTRACTS OF WILTSHIRE INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM, Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Henry III, Edward I, and Edward II. A.D. 1242 - 1326. xv + 505pp, untrimmed in early half calf, raised bands, leather label on spine, cloth boards, slightly rubbed, marbled endpapers, ex-lib, with number to base of spine and label to front endpaper, small stamp to title-page. Issued to the Subscribers by the British Record Society, 1908. £28.00





  42. Gardiner (Rev. Canon), Presented by RURAL DEANERY OF AVEBURY (CANNINGS PORTION) INVENTORIES, TERRIERS, MEMORIAL TABLETS, Etc., CHURCH PLATE AND BELLS, A.D. 1910. Presented by Rev. Canon Gardiner, B.D., Rural Dean, 1906 to 1918 to the Parish of ? (Not completed). 13 + 15 + 12 + 1-4 & 21-24 (Bishops Canning's) + 11 + 11 + 8 + 10 + 12 + 9 + 16 + 3 + 10 + 12 + 127pp recent half calf, raised bands, leather label, marbled boards and endpapers. Lacks pages 5-20 of the Bishop's Cannings section. c.1919. £65.00
    * This provides a detailed listing with descriptions of the holdings in each church. It includes transcripts of memorial plaques and monuments, brief descriptions of parish registers, deeds, and documents, etc. Also gives details of Endowments, Outgoings, Charities, Day Schools, and other administrative information. Printed at the foot of the title-page 'To be kept with the Parish Register as part of the Benefice Record Book of the Parish.'






  43. Gardiner (Rev. Canon), Presented by RURAL DEANERY OF AVEBURY (CANNINGS PORTION) MEMORIAL TABLETS, Etc., CHURCH PLATE AND BELLS, A.D. 1910. 113pp, recent cloth, some spotting to first few leaves. c.1911. £25.00
    * This provides a detailed listing with descriptions of the holdings in each church. It includes transcripts of memorial plaques and monuments, brief descriptions of parish registers, deeds, and documents, etc.






  44. Gillman's DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER, Business Directory. and Family Almanac for the Year 1878. Twentieth Year of Publication. 132pp, 12mo, numerous adverts, recent cloth with the original wraps bound in. C. Gillman, Printer, Brittox, Devizes: 1878. £35.00





  45. Gillman's GILLMAN'S DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER and Business Directory, for 1882. Twenty-Fourth Year of Publication. 140 + (2)pp, includes numerous adverts, 12mo, original printed wraps, short tear to rear wrap, small portion torn from outer margin of top wrap, wraps spotty, spine darkened. G. Gillman, Devizes. 1882. £20.00





  46. Gillman's GILLMAN'S DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER and Business Directory, for 1884. Twenty-Sixth Year of Publication. 154 + (3)pp, includes numerous adverts, 12mo, original printed wraps, ex-lib., with stamp to top wrap, rear wrap loose and very ragged. G. Gillman, Devizes. 1884. £18.00





  47. Gillman's GILLMAN'S DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER and Business Directory, for 1889. Thirty-First Year of Publication. 187 + (1)pp, includes numerous adverts, 12mo, original printed wraps, ex-lib., with stamp to top wrap, spine darkened and foot slightly chipped,top hinge partly split. G. Gillman, Devizes. 1889. £20.00





  48. Gillman's GILLMAN'S DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER and Business Directory, for 1891. Thirty-Third Year of Publication. 75 + (34) + (72) pages of adverts, 12mo, original printed wraps, spine slightly darkened, lacks portions from head and foot of spine, ex-lib., with stamp to top wrap. G. Gillman, Devizes: 1891. £20.00





  49. Gillman's GILLMAN'S DEVIZES PUBLIC REGISTER and Business Directory, for 1892. Thirty-Fourth Year of Publication. 80 + (34) + (66) pages of adverts, 12mo, original printed wraps, spine slightly darkened, ex-lib., with stamp to top wrap, rear wrap loose few a few tears. G. Gillman, Devizes: 1892. £20.00





  50. Goldney (Frederick Hastings) RECORDS OF CHIPPENHAM Relating to the Borough From its Incorporation by Queen Mary, 1554.... Comprising Extracts From The Minute Books and Registers of Accounts &c., &c.... xxviii + 348pp, 4to, original cloth, inner hinges neatly strengthened. For Presentation Only. Diprose, Bateman, London: 1889. £35.00 --- See sample text





  51. Green (Rosemary A.M) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS RELATING TO WILTSHIRE 1920 - 1960. xxii + 162pp, original cloth. Trowbridge: Wiltshire County Council, 1975. £16.00





  52. Grose (F) WILTSHIRE section from the Antiquities of England & Wales. With 6 engraved plates and 16pp, lacks map, roy 8vo, disbound, occasional light spotting. 179-. £15.00 --- See sample text





  53. Haskins (Charles) THE ANCIENT TRADE GUILDS AND COMPANIES OF SALISBURY. With an Introduction by Rev. Canon Chr. Wordsworth, M.A. With Thirty-Two Illustrations. xxxvi + 423pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, few minor marks to cloth, signs where bookplate removed from front pastedown. Salisbury: Bennett Brothers. 1912. £95.00





  54. Haskins (Charles) THE SALISBURY CORPORATION PICTURES AND PLATE. With 10 plates, xxii + 227 + (11)pp, original cloth, includes a 10 page list of subscribers. Salisbury: Bennett Brothers. 1910. £30.00





  55. Heytesbury Hospital SCHEME FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION OF HEYTESBURY HOSPITAL, and the Application of the Income Thereof, Approved by Order of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division. Dated the 15th April, 1880. 20pp, original cloth covers, with original paper label on top board, front inner hinge broken. London: Roworth and Sons, 1880. £20.00





  56. Hoare (Sir Richard Colt), Harris (Richard), and Wansey (Henry) THE HISTORY OF MODERN WILTSHIRE. Hundred of WESTBURY. Hundred of WARMINSTER. 2 volumes bound in one, with separate title-pages and individually paginated. With a coloured map showing Hundreds of Westbury and Warminster. Westbury:- 3 engraved plates, textual plans, and engravings, in the text, 92pp; Warminster:- 3 engraved plates, textual plans, x + 133pp, folio, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, lacks much of spine, top board held by strings, front endpaper creased with short tears crudely repaired with cellotape, plates partly waterstained. London: Printed by and for John Nichols and Son, 1830, and 1831. £145.00





  57. Horn (Joyce M), editor THE REGISTER OF ROBERT HALLUM Bishop of Salisbury 1407-17. xviii + 344pp, original wraps. Canterbury & York Society. Torquay: 1982. £18.00





  58. Hudson (Stan) A HILL TOP TOWN. Fact and Legend. Map and 6 plates, 156pp, original cloth. Reprinted Stan Hudson, Malmesbury: 1978. £12.00
    * A history of Malmesbury.






  59. Huxley (Elizabeth) GALLIPOT EYES. A Wiltshire Diary. xiii + 198pp, inscription on front endpaper, dustwrapper. First edition, Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1976. £10.00
    * Concerns the time that she spent at Oaksey. Signed presentation inscription from the author on the title-page.






  60. Jackson (Gwynethh F), and others A TALE OF TWO MANORS ZEALS. A Wiltshire Village. Illusts, 207pp, roy 8vo, original decorative card covers. Dickins, Higher Flax Mill, Castle Cary: 1997. £24.00





  61. Jackson (Rev. J.E) MALMESBURY. Five plates including one of which is folding, sm 4to, 39pp, original wraps, spine worn, tear to top wrap repaired to verso, covers spotty, occasional light foxing. H. Bull, Devizes: 1863. £50.00





  62. Jackson (Rev. J.E) SWINDON and its Neighbourhood. No. 2. Coloured folding plan, 25pp, slightly dusty original printed wraps, with few splash stains. Reprinted from the Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine. Devizes: 1886. £22.00
    * The is the second of 2 pamphlets that Jackson wrote on Swindon. The first was published in 1861.






  63. Jackson (Rev. J.E) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF GRITTLETON, in the County of Wilts. With a map, 3 tinted lithographic plates, and textual engravings, 26pp + 66pp, 4to, original cloth, corners bruised, outer hinges partly split, few marks to covers. Tipped in at the front is a single sheet:- REPORT OF THE COUNCIL TO THE ANNUAL MEETING, JUNE 3, 1843. First edition. Published by the Wiltshire Topographical Society. Printed by J.B. Nichols, London: 1843. £65.00





  64. [Jefferies (Richard)] THE GAMEKEEPER AT HOME. Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. vi + 216pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges. Third Edition, London: Smith Elder & Co., 1879. £20.00





  65. Jones (W.H) Off-prints:- EARLY ANNALS OF TROWBRIDGE; TERUMBER'S CHANTRY OF TROWBRIDGE with a copy of the Original Deed of Endowment: A.D. 1483; LORD CLARENDON AND HIS TROWBRIDGE ANCESTRY; THE MERCHANTS OF THE STAPLE OR THE WOOL TRADE IN ENGLAND IN THE OLDEN TIMES. 4 off-prints, bound in 1 volume. Engraved plate, folding plan and pedigree, 27pp + 13pp + folding pedigree, 9pp, + 23pp, early half calf, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, 1866 and 1875. £40.00





  66. Jones (W.H. Rich), editor VETUS REGISTRUM SARISBERIENSE Alias Dictum Registrum S. Osmundi Episcopi. THE REGISTER OF S. OSMUND. Volume 1 of 2. With folding plan, frontispieces, xxxix + 393pp, later, amateur?, half parchment, cloth boards, page edges slightly browned, couple of ex-ref. lib. stamps to prelims. London: Longman & Co., 1883. £25.00





  67. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WILTSHIRE 1903. Map mounted on linen and loosely inserted, xxiv + 386 + 76 pages of adverts, original cloth, partly faded, few spots to cloth, small snag to top outer hinge. Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1903. £85.00





  68. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WILTSHIRE 1927. With coloured folding map, 23 + xviii + 439pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, short split to foot of top outer hinge, short tear to map, small ownership label to front endpaper. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1927. £75.00





  69. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WILTSHIRE 1927. Coloured folding map loosely inserted, lacks title-page, x + 439pp, original cloth, spine faded, rear outer hinge split for approx. 2" at head. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1927. £40.00





  70. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF WILTSHIRE 1935. Lacks map, 31 (adverts) + xx + 437pp, original cloth, spine faded, rubbed to edges, short tear to front endpaper. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd, 1935. £60.00





  71. Lear (Francis) A SERMON Preached in The Parish Church, Warminster, at the Anniversary Meeting of the Wilts Friendly Society, Thursday, April 11th, 1844. Pamphlet, disbound, 16pp. Warminster: R.E. Vardy. 1844. £15.00





  72. [Ledwich (E)] ANTIQUITATES SARISBURIENSIS: or, the History and Antiquities of Old and New Sarum: Original Records, and early Writers. With an Appendix. With 2 folding engraved plates, 307 + (3)pp, library style qtr morocco, cloth boards, ex-lib., with labels to front pastedown and front endpaper, number to foot of spine, small stamp to title-page, ink note to title and contemporary dated signature. New Edition. Salisbury: Printed and Sold by E. Easton. 1777. £45.00





  73. Longstaff (John C) NOTES ON WILTSHIRE NAMES. Vol 1 - Place Names. v + 166pp, original cloth, slight signs where label removed from front endpaper. All published. Wm. Dotesio, The Library Press, Bradford-on-Avon: 1911. £15.00





  74. Luce (Major-General Sir Richard H) PAGES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE BENEDICTINE MONASTERY OF MALMESBURY. Folding plan, 11 plates, 64pp, original printed paper boards, slightly faded. First edition, Devizes: George Simpson, 1929. £15.00





  75. Marlborough Burgesses 1869-70. THE BURGESS ROLL of the Borough of Marlborough, in the County of Wilts. 13 pages printed on rectos only, original printed wraps partly faded, spine partly split. Marlborough: Emberlin, Printer, High Street. (1870) £32.00
    * Not in Goddard's Wiltshire Bibliography. Gives the names and addresses of the Burgesses.






  76. Marlborough College REPORT OF THE MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY For the Year ending Christmas, 1930, No 79, 80, 83 and 84, 1935. Illusts, 133 + 81 + 126 + 93pp, 4 numbers in binders cloth. Loosely inserted is a letter to a Mr Grose from the society, 2 sides of 8vo sheet. Cambridge University Press, 1931 - 1936. £15.00





  77. Marlborough College REPORT OF THE MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY Nos 42, 43, 44, and 45. For the Years ending Christmas, 1893-1896. Illusts, each issues has approx 140 pages, few marks to early binders cloth. Marlborough: Printed by Chas. Perkins, 1893-1896. £35.00
    * At the end of each issue is a table with names of boys, age weight, height, chest size, etc.






  78. Marsh (A.E.W) HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH AND TOWN OF CALNE and Some Account of the Villages in its Vicinity. Illustrated by Mary F. May, etc. and from Photographs. With folding plan and folding map, illusts, xxvi + 388pp, contemporary half calf, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, covers lightly rubbed to edges, boards slightly faded, Numbered Limited Subscriber's Edition of 100 Copies. Calne: Robert S. Heath. London: Castle, Lamb, Storr, Preface dated 1903. £85.00





  79. Marshall (George W), editor THE VISITATION OF WILTSHIRE 1623. Frontis, iv + 109pp, small folio, original cloth, very slightly shaken. London: George Bell, 1882. £80.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Stodart.






  80. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Bound with.... THE NATURAL HISTORY OF HAMPSHIRE. The Wiltshire section has an engraved folding map by Bowen and one other plate, and pages numbered 89-107, complete. The Hampshire section has an engraved folding map by Bowen, and pages numbered 108-133. 2 items continuously paginated, the last page of Hampshire is missing and is provided loose as photocopy, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £55.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled "The Natural History of England.... "






  81. Masters (W. Caldwell) SOME NOTES ON THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF ST. LEONARD, STANTON FITZWARREN, WILTS: And Otherwise. viii + 49 + (ii)pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, spine slightly darkened, lightly rubbed. London & Oxford: A.R. Mowbray & Co Ltd. 1913. £20.00





  82. Mee (Arthur) WILTSHIRE. Cradle of Our Civilisation. Plates, xi + 393pp, dustwrapper slightly ragged. Fourth impression, Hodder and Stoughton, London: 1950 £12.00





  83. Michael (W) HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF LONGLEAT HOUSE, Engraving, 8pp, original printed top wrap, lacks rear wrap, light spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £10.00





  84. Michael (W) HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF MALMESBURY ABBEY, Engraving, 8pp, original printed top wrap, lacks rear wrap, light spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. 1875. £12.00





  85. Michael (W) HISTORY OF WILTON HOUSE, Engraved frontis, 16pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, slight spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. 1873. £15.00





  86. Michael (W) HISTORY OF ABURY, (Avebury) Near Marlborough, Wilts. Engraved frontis, 8pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, slight spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £15.00





  87. Michael (W) HISTORY OF BOWOOD. Engraved frontis, 8pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, slight spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. 1870. £15.00





  88. Michael (W) HISTORY OF SALISBURY CATHEDRAL. Engraved frontis, 8pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £10.00







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  89. Moffatt (Rev. J.M) THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MALMESBURY, and of its adjacent Abbey.... together with Memoirs of eminent Natives, and other distinguished Characters who were connected with the Town or Abbey: to which is added an Appendix. With a frontis, 2 other plates, a plan, and a folding Table of the Charities, 249 + errata, later cloth, ex-lib., with label to front pastedown, and a couple of stamps, number to foot of spine, table laid down on linen, tear to table repaired to verso, occasional light foxing, stain partly affecting edge of one plate and a couple of leaves. Two early photographs of the Abbey pasted to a front blank. Tetbury: Printed (for the Editor) by J.G. Goodwyn. 1805. £50.00





  90. Moody (Henry) NOTES AND ESSAYS, Archaeological, Historical, and Topographical, relating To the Counties of Hants and Wilts. xvi + 271pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed and partly faded, inner hinges cracked though sound, signs where bookplate removed from front pastedown. Winchester: Published by the Author. 1851. £28.00





  91. Moore (Rev. Cecil Gurden), editor THE REGISTERS OF BROAD CHALKE, Co. Wilts, From 1538 to 1780. viii + 79pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. Eighty Copies (For Subscribers only). Privately Printed. London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1881. £125.00





  92. Nightingale (J.E) CHURCH PLATE OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS, Including that part of the County now in the Diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. From returns made by J.E.Nightingale and the Rev. E.H. Goddard. With 33 illusts, 256pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, fore-edges of text leaves spotty. Salisbury: Printed by Bennett Brothers, Journal Office. 1891. £32.00





  93. North (Allan), printer WILTSHIRE and Some Neighbouring Records: Historical, Biographical and Pictorial. "The Wessex Series." Numerous illusts, and over 400 un-numbered pages, 4to, original parchment-backed cloth, small portion torn from head of spine, covers lightly rubbed, and dusty, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., tissue guards. Published only for Subscribers. London: Allan North, c.190- £70.00
    * Contains short biographies of most of the important people in the county at the time, usually with photographic portraits, and occasionally with illustrations of their houses.






  94. Northern Division of Wiltshire THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT ANY ELECTION OF A MEMBER OR MEMBERS TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE NORTHERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS. Between the Thirteenth Day of November, 1858, and the First Day of December, 1859. 122 pages printed on one side only, 4to, original printed wraps, portions missing from spine. Salisbury: Printed by the of the late James M.B. Bennett, at the Journal Office, Canal, 1858. £85.00
    * Arranged in tables listing full names, place of abode, nature of qualification, (i.e. description of property), occupier, and address. Includes the Polling Districts of Chippenham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Melksham, and Swindon.






  95. Noyes (Ella) SALISBURY PLAIN Its Stones, Cathedral City, Villages and Folk. Illustrated by Dora Noyes. With 16 coloured plates, textual illusts, 320pp, original cloth. First edition, London & Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons. 1913. £45.00





  96. Penruddocke (Charlesana Posthema) SKETCHES DONE FOR CHARITY. Title + 10 plates, each plate is hand-coloured, possibly by an amateur at a later date, oblong 8vo, later unlettered cloth boards, slightly rubbed to corners, few minor marks to boards. Each plate has a title and a one line humourous comment. No imprint. 1860. £120.00
    * Charlesana was possibly a member of the Penruddocke family of Compton Chamberlayne.






  97. Perkins (John) A HISTORY OF THE CORPORATE PROPERTY AND FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH OF CHIPPENHAM. Compiled from The Borough Records and other Maps and Papers. With 9 plans, 5 of which are folding, with 2 original photographs of plans pasted in at the front, 140 pages, hand written and reproduced by a duplicating process, original qtr cloth, marbled paper boards, paper label on top board. Loosely inserted is a hand written letter to Sir Prior Goldney which was sent to him with the book. Chippenham: 1906. £70.00





  98. Petrie (W.M. Flinders), updated by Hawkins (Gerald S) STONEHENGE: Plans, Description and Theories. Illusts, diagrams and plans, roy 8vo, 80pp, original cloth, portion of lettering on top boards slightly rubbed. History and Mysteries of Man Ltd., London: 1989. £18.00
    * Petrie's work was originally published in 1880.






  99. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF HEYTESBURY. 1654 to 1837. Pages numbered 97 to 124, original cloth with paper label on top board. Phillimore. (1910) £14.00





  100. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF MARKET LAVINGTON, alias Lavington Forum, 1673 to 1812. Pages numbered 63 to 91, original cloth with paper label on top board. Phillimore. (1909) £18.00





  101. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF WEST KNOYLE. 1719 to 1837. Pages numbered 145 to 149, complete, original cloth with paper label on top board. Phillimore. (1910) £12.00





  102. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF ST. PETER'S MARLBOROUGH. 1611 to 1812. 64pp, original cloth with paper label on top board. Phillimore. (1906) £18.00





  103. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF YATTON KEYNELL. 1653 to 1812. Pages numbered 127 to 136, original cloth, with paper label on top board, embossed stamp of Phillimore to front endpaper. Phillimore. (1909) £15.00





  104. Phillips (Sir Thomas) INSTITUTIONES. CLERICORUM IN COMITATU WILTONAE, ab anno 1297, ad annum 1810. Edente Thoma Phillips, Baronetto. 179-234 and 107pp, lacking all before page 178 in part 1, folio, 2 parts in one, interleaved with blanks, some early ink 'crosses' and 'ticks'. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rubbed. [1825]. £85.00





  105. Piggott (Stuart) WILLIAM STUKELEY An Eighteenth-Century Antiquary. With frontis and 6 plates, xvi + 228pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, owners name and owners label to front pastedown. First edition, Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1950. £18.00
    * Antiquary and author of works on Stonehenge and Avebury.






  106. Poll Book 1818 THE POLL FOR THE ELECTION OF TWO KNIGHTS FOR THE COUNTY OF WILTS, To serve In The Parliament to be holden at the City of Westminster, the 4th day of August, 1818: Taken At Poll Booths Erected In A Field Called The Old Camp Ground, Adjoining the Turnpike Road leading from the City of New Sarum to Devizes.... On the 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th & 30th days of June, & the 1st, 2nd & 3d. days of July, 1818. Before Alexander Powell, Esq. Sheriff. Candidates: Paul Methuen, Esq. John Bennett, Esq. and William Pole Tylney Long Wellesley, Esq. The Freeholders are all arranged under the several Parishes, Tythings, &c in which their Freeholds are rated to the Land-Tax, and each Place is referred to by an Alphabetical Index. xi + (i) + 134 + (2)pp, sm 4to, untrimmed in the original, unlettered, paper boards, covers slightly chipped to edges, portion of paper missing from bottom corner of lower board. Salisbury:-Printed and Sold by Brodie and Dowding. (1818) £160.00





  107. Pollard (Joshua) and Reynolds (Andrew) AVEBURY The biography of a landscape. Illusts, coloured plates, diagrams, maps, 288pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Tempus, Stroud: 2002. £12.00





  108. [Price (Francis)] A DESCRIPTION OF THAT ADMIRABLE STRUCTURE THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SALISBURY, with The Chapels, Monuments, Grave - Stones, and their inscriptions. To which is prefixed An Account of Old Sarum. Illustrated with copper-plates. With 15 engraved plates, 3 of which are folding, vi + 50 + 144pp, 4to, later qtr cloth, paper boards, covers rubbed to edges, recent paper label on spine. London: Printed by R. Baldwin, 1774. £160.00





  109. Price (Francis) A SERIES OF PARTICULAR AND USEFUL OBSERVATIONS MADE WITH GREAT DILIGENCE AND CARE, UPON THAT ADMIRABLE STRUCTURE, THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SALISBURY. Calculated for the Use and Amusement of Gentlemen, and other curious Persons, as well as for the Assistance of such Artists, as may be employed in Buildings of the like kind:.... With folding view of the cathedral and 13 other engraved plates, v + 78pp including a 9pp list of the original subscribers, 4to, dustwrapper. Originally published 1753. Facsimile Edition. Salisbury & Stonehenge Edition Facsimiles. 1997. £25.00





  110. Rawling (J), printer AN ACCOUNT OF THE PAROCHIAL CHARITIES OF BRADFORD-ON-AVON, Wilts. Published in pursuance of a Resolution of a Public Vestry. Frontis, table, 44pp, recent cloth. Bradford-on-Avon: J. Rawling, 1858. £35.00
    * Not on Copac.






  111. Redman (D.A.K) THE REDMANS OF HALFWAY HOUSE. The Story of a Wiltshire Family. Illusts, large folding family portrait, map endpapers, viii + 128pp, couple of short tears to dustwrapper, part of rear of dustwrapper re-newed with similar paper. Ramsbury: Clodagh O'Grady, 1978. £24.00
    * Halfway House Farm is at Beanacre near Melksham.






  112. Reeves (Marjorie) SHEEP BELL AND PLOUGHSHARE. The Story of Two Village Families. Illusts, pedigrees, 180pp, small area rubbed to top of dustwrapper. Signed presentation inscription by the author to half-title. Moonraker Press, Bradford-on-Avon: 1978. £18.00
    * Concerns the Whitaker and Reeves families of Bratton.






  113. Rutter (John) DELINEATIONS OF FONTHILL AND ITS ABBEY. With a coloured engraved title-page, a coloured aquatint frontis, a large folding lithograph plan and 1 coloured aquatint and 10 engraved plates, + 1 extra view of the Abbey not called for, 3 pedigrees one of which is double-paged, engravings in the text, xxiv + 127pp, includes a subscribers list, folio, untrimmed in the original roan backed printed paper boards, slightly rubbed and marked, a couple of short splits to top outer hinge and a split to top of rear outer hinge, closed tear to plan, occcasional light spotting to edges of a few plates, otherwise a clean copy, tissue guards intact, printed slip concerning the catalogues of the Fonthill Sale tipped in at the front. Large Paper Copy. Published by the Author, Shaftesbury. London: by Charles Knight and Co..... 1823. £580.00
    * William Beckford had Fonthill constructed as a Gothic folly, but after he sold it, and shortly after the publication of this book the 275 foot tower collapsed. The rest of the Abbey was demolished shortly afterwards.






  114. Sacheverell (Henry) ANGLI S.T.P. ORATIO Cum in Jus Vocaretur A trocium Criminum & Culparum Postulatus.... 59pp, untrimmed in recent qtr cloth, marbled boards, few pages slightly browned, early ink note scored through on title-page. Londini: Impressa & prostat Venalis apud Gul. Carter Bibliopolam.... 1710. £35.00
    * Sacheverell was born in Marlborough the son of Joshua Sacheverell, rector of St. Peter's Marlborough. Works by him achieved fame in 1709 when he attacked the Whig government for its toleration of religious dissenters.






  115. Scrope (G. Poulett) HISTORY OF THE MANOR AND ANCIENT BARONY OF CASTLE COMBE in the County of Wilts..... With 4 plates, 2 of which are coloured, textual illusts, x + 404pp, 4to, original cloth boards, later unlettered spine, covers partly faded. Printed For Private Circulation. London: J.R. Nicholls, 1852. £195.00
    * Issued without the map, 150 copies printed, see Lowndes. Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature.






  116. Scrope (G. Poulett) PRINTED LETTER. '[The following Letter addressed by Mr Poulett Scrope " to the Electors of Chippenham, Present and Future," just before the late dissolution, offers a brief view of the practical arguments for Reform, and is reprinted at the request of several of the Yeomanry, Manufacturers, and other respectable inhabitants of the North of Wiltshire'] Folio, 4pp, unbound as issued, folded, slightly dusty. Alexander, Printer, Chippenham. (1831) £38.00





  117. Scrope (G. Poulett) THE COMMON CAUSE of the Landlord, Tenant, and Labourer, and the Common Cure of Their complaint in a Letter to the Agriculturists of the South of England. Folio, 15 + 1 page of publishers adverts, recent unlettered qtr calf, marbled boards. London: James Ridgway, 1830. £40.00





  118. Shrewton Charities RETURN AND DIGEST OF ENDOWED CHARITIES... PARISH OF SHREWTON. Folio, 13pp, stitched as issued, small stamp to top leaf. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed 11 August 1904. £10.00





  119. Shute (Henry) MY LORD PEMBROKE'S MANOR OF NETHERHAMPTON. Full page and textual illusts, 320pp, original pictorial wrappers, small private ownership label to title-page. Privately Published by H.R. Shute, 1986. £14.00





  120. Simmonds (Sarah), editor AVEBURY WORLD HERITAGE SITE Residents' Pack. Containing:- 'Values and Voices' Reflections, scholarly views, anecdotes, and recollections of life in the Avebury World Heritage Site. Numerous black and white and coloured illusts, 102pp.... with.... Nine card leaflets on 4 illustrated pages, from each of the organisations who manage the site. Oblong 8vo, all contained in paper covered card pictorial folder. Avebury World Heritage Site, 2008. £25.00





  121. Skurray (Francis) BIDCOMBE HILL, A Rural and Descriptive Poem. Second Edition. To which is Added An Essay on Local Poetry. Engraved frontis of Longleat, 2 other engraved plates, 220 + advert leaf, untrimmed in the original paper boards, slightly rubbed, lacks lettering piece. Second Edition, London: Cadell, 1824. £65.00
    * The first edition did not contain the author's 100 page essay on the defence of topographical poetry. Skurray was the rector of Winterbourne-Abbas, Dorset.






  122. Skurray (Francis) BIDCOMBE HILL; With other Rural and Descriptive Poems. Third Edition. xxi + 331pp, 12mo, original cloth, partly faded, few spots to cloth. Third Edition, London: Cadell, 1844. £35.00
    * Skurray was the rector of Winterbourne-Abbas, Dorset.






  123. Slow (Edward) WILTSHIRE RHYMES For the Wiltshire Countrie. Part II. Pages numbered 185 - 372pp + 4 pages of adverts, original paper printed boards. Salisbury and London: c.1903. £22.00





  124. Smith (Betty) OUR WILTSHIRE VILLAGE. STEEPLE ASHTON. Illustrated by Alan Andrew. Plan, line drawings and coloured plates, 156pp, oblong 8vo, dustwrapper. Alan Sutton. Gloucester: 1989. £25.00
    * Signed presentation inscription from the author on the title-page.






  125. Smith (James) WILTON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS. With illustrations on wood by W.F. Tiffin. xiv + 222pp, original cloth, partly faded and slightly rubbed, few small spots to cloth, small hole to spine, signs where label removed from front endpaper, number to base of spine. Salisbury: George Brown, and London: J.B. Nicholls, 1851. £22.00 --- See sample text





  126. Smith (Rev. A.C) GUIDE TO THE BRITISH AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES OF THE NORTH WILTSHIRE DOWNS in a Hundred Square Miles round Abury. Being a Key to the Large Map of the Above. Plates, textual illusts, xv + 247 + iv page list of subscribers, roy 4to, text volume bound in the original cloth, gilt, recased with new endpapers, light splash marks to rear board. With the 19 coloured maps pasted onto separate sheets, most double-page, in a separate volume, later cloth, some spotting mainly to sheets onto which the sections of the map are pasted. First Edition. Marlborough College Natural History Society. 1884. £165.00
    * 'Strictly speaking, this is rather a reproduction of the First Edition.... On the very day when a portion of the original work was published at Marlborough (April 3, 1884), a disastrous fire broke out in Ivy Lane and Paternoster Row, and totally consumed the remainder of the Edition (214 out of 500 copies).' Preface.






  127. Southern Division of Wiltshire THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE AT ANY ELECTION OF A MEMBER OR MEMBERS TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE SOUTHERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS. Between the Thirtieth Day of November, 1860, and the First Day of December 1861. 94 pages printed on one side only, 4to, slightly dusty original printed wraps. Salisbury: Printed by M.B. Bennett, at the Journal Office, Canal, 1860. £95.00
    * Arranged in tables listing full names, place of abode, nature of qualification, (i.e. description of property), occupier, and address. Includes the Polling Districts of Downton, Everley, Great Bedwyn, Hindon, Salisbury, Warminster and Westbury.






  128. Stevens (Edward T) JOTTINGS ON SOME OBJECTS OF INTEREST IN THE STONEHENGE EXCURSION; Thursday, August 24, 1876. Textual illusts, folding plan frontis, xii + 236pp, later binders cloth slightly rubbed to head and foot of spine, one fold of map reinforced to verso. Salisbury: Bennett Brothers, Printers, Journal Office. c.187- £35.00
    * The edition of this work usually encountered was published by Brown of Salisbury in 1882 on 181 pages. With the bookplate of John E. Pritchard.






  129. Stokes (Ethel) ABSTRACTS OF WILTSHIRE INQUISITIONES POST MORTEM, Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Edward III. A.D. 1327 - 1377. iv + 461pp, in the original 6 parts and in the original wrappers. London: British Record Society, 1914. £28.00





  130. Stone (E. Herbert) THE STONES OF STONEHENGE. A full description of the Structure and of its Outworks. Illustrated by numerous photographs, diagrams, and plans drawn to scale. xv + 150pp, 4to, original cloth, small hole to top outer hinge, top board partly faded. London: Robert Scott, 1924. £55.00





  131. Tunnicliff (W) TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF.... the WILTSHIRE section. With 7 engraved pages of coats of arms, double-page distance table, lacks the map, pages numbered 51-89, disbound with the text and plates in 2 separate sections. Salisbury: Printed for the Author by B.C. Collins, 1791. £18.00
    * Includes:- 'Travelling Index to the Great Roads in Wiltshire', and a list of the 'Principal Nobility and Gentry in the County of Wiltshire.'






  132. Urchfont A PARTICULAR OF THE MANOR OF ERCHFONT IN THE COUNTY OF WILTS. Taken in May, 1784. 23pp, folio, docket title, ex-lib. with label to front endpaper, couple of small stamps to first leaf, later cloth, number to base of spine, inner margins, fore-edge margins, and a few top margins neatly reinforced with transparent paper. The centre of the last few leaves have a few small holes occasionally affecting a few words of text, where once folded, these have also been reinforced. Some pencil notes to verso of last leaf, light stains to a few leaves. 1784. £125.00





  133. Victoria County History, edited by E. Crittall. THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 1, Part 2. Plates and Illusts, xvi + 281-499pp, small folio, small portion torn from head and spine of dustwrapper spotty, small hole to fold of dustwrapper, wrapper now covered in a loose plastic sleeve, date in ink to front endpaper. Oxford University Press, 1973. £25.00
    * Includes chapters on Roman, Iron age and Bronze age archaeology






  134. Victoria County History, edited by R.B. Pugh and Elizabeth Crittall THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 2. Plates and textual illusts, 245pp, small folio, special edition bound in half morocco, cloth boards. First edition, Oxford University Press, 1955. £42.00
    * Includes chapters on:- The Wiltshire Domesday; Anglo Saxon Art; Anglo Saxon Wiltshire, etc.






  135. Victoria County History, edited by R.B. Pugh and E. Crittall. THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE Volume 3. Plates and illusts, xix + 424pp, small folio, special edition bound in half morocco, cloth boards. First edition. Oxford University Press, 1956. £50.00
    * Covers the Ecclesiastical history of the county.






  136. Victoria County History, edited by Pugh (R.B) and Crittall (Elizabeth) THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 7. Plates and illusts, xix + [ii, corrigenda] + 241pp, small folio, original cloth, ex-Bristol University label to verso of top cover otherwise a good copy. First edition. Oxford University Press. 1953. £40.00
    * Covers the Hundreds of Bradford, Melksham, Potterne and Cannings.






  137. Victoria County History, edited by E. Crittall. THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE Volume 7. Plates and illusts, xix + [ii, corrigenda] + 241pp, small folio, original cloth. Reprinted, Dawson for the University of London Institute of Historical Research, 1985. £48.00
    * Covers the Hundreds of Bradford, Melksham, Potterne and Cannings.






  138. Victoria County History. edited by E. Crittall THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 9. Plates and illusts, xx + 220pp, small folio, light wear and short tear to dustwrapper, lacks most of front endpaper. First edition. Oxford University Press: 1970. £38.00
    * Covers the Kingsbridge Hundred, includes Swindon and the surrounding area.






  139. Victoria County History. edited by D.A. Crowley THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 11. Plates and illusts, xxix + 284pp, small folio, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition. Oxford University Press: 1980. £48.00
    * Covers Downton Hundred and Elstub and Everleigh Hundred.






  140. Victoria County History. edited by D.A. Crowley THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 11. Plates and illusts, xxix + 284pp, small folio, original cloth, dustwrapper, ex-Bristol University stamp to foot of prelim and last leaf, small label to front endpaper. First edition. Oxford University Press: 1980. £35.00
    * Covers Downton Hundred and Elstub and Everleigh Hundred.






  141. Victoria County History, edited by D.A. Crowley. VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE Volume 12. Plates and illusts, xx + 257pp, small folio, original cloth, short tear to dustwrapper. First edition, Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press, 1983. £50.00
    * Covers Ramsbury and Selkley Hundreds and the Borough of Marlborough.






  142. Victoria County History, edited by D.A. Crowley A HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE. Volume 14. Plates and illusts, xx + 267pp, small folio, original cloth, dustwrapper, ex-Bristol University label with small stamp to foot of one prelim and last leaf, slight signs where label removed from pastedown, otherwise a nice copy. Oxford University Press, 1991. £45.00
    * Covers the Malmesbury Hundred.






  143. Victoria County History, edited by D.A. Crowley. THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE Volume 15. Plates and illusts, xxii + 338pp, small folio, original cloth, dustwrapper. Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press. 1995. £45.00
    * Covers Amesbury Hundred and Branch and Dole Hundred.






  144. Walcott (M.E.C) THE MITRED BENEDICTINE ABBEY OF S. ALDHELM, MALMESBURY. A Guide-Memoir. Illusts., 51pp, 12mo, original limp cloth, front inner hinge partly cracked though sound. Jones & Son, Malmesbury: 1897. £20.00





  145. Ward (Thomas Rawdon) A LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE PROVOST AND FELLOWS OF KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE. Relative to the Non-Renewal of Some Copyhold Lands at Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wilts. 16pp, unbound, stitched as issued. Egham: C.C. Wetton, 1844. £25.00





  146. Warminster LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1858. BYE-LAWS MADE BY THE LOCAL BOARD OF WARMINSTER, in the County of Wilts. 46pp, limp cloth. Warminster: Martin Brothers. 1868. £22.00





  147. [Waylen (J)] A HISTORY MILITARY AND MUNICIPAL OF THE ANCIENT BOROUGH OF THE DEVIZES; and, subordinately, of the entire Hundred of Potterne and Cannings, in which it is included. With full page engraved plates and textual illusts, 602pp, original cloth, neatly recased, retaining the original endpapers, plates spotty mainly to margins. London: Longman, Brown and Devizes: Henry Bull, 1859. £120.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of James Comerford.






  148. Waylen (James) A HISTORY MILITARY AND MUNICIPAL OF THE TOWN (otherwise called the City) OF MARLBOROUGH; and more Generally of the Entire Hundred of Selkley. viii + 570 + [xx]pp of publishers adverts, original embossed cloth, recased retaining the original endpapers. London: John Russell Smith. 1854. £85.00





  149. Waylen (James) CHRONICLES OF THE DEVIZES, Being a History of the Castle, Parks and Borough of that Name; With Notices Statistical, Parliamentary, Ecclesiastical, and Biographical. Frontis, 362pp, contemporary cloth, recased retaining original endpapers and with the old spine laid down, paper label on spine slightly darkened and chipped, occasional slight spotting. First edition, London: Printed for the Author, 1839. £70.00





  150. Webb (Edward Doran), Architect THE HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF RAMSBURY in the County of Wiltshire. Part I. The Parish of Ramsbury. (All Published.) With 5 plates, viii + 64pp, folio, ex-lib. with label to front endpaper, stamps to a few leaves and verso of plates, recent cloth, number to base of spine. Salisbury: Bennett Brothers, Printers, Journal Office, 1890. £55.00





  151. West Wilts Printing Co. HISTORIC SPOTS IN WILTSHIRE. Illusts, 146pp, original cloth, spine darkened and slightly rubbed. West Wilts Printing Co. Ltd. Trowbridge: c.190- £18.00 --- See sample text
    * Includes chapters on:- Westbury White Horse; Farleigh Castle; Malmesbury Abbey; Lacock Abbey; Longleat House; Corsham Court; Avebury; Stonehenge; Bowood, etc.






  152. Williams (Alfred) ROUND ABOUT THE UPPER THAMES. With Four Photographs and a Map. 319pp, original cloth partly faded, pencil notes to rear endpapers, occasional light foxing, small ownership label to front endpaper. First edition. London: Duckworth & Co. 1922. £25.00





  153. Williams (Alfred) NATURE AND OTHER POEMS. 95 + (1)pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, few short tears and small hole to slightly rubbed dustwrapper, occasional light foxing. First edition, London: Erskine MacDonald. 1912. £75.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  154. Wiltshire Notes and Queries. WILTSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. VOLUME 1. 1893-1895. An Illustrated Quarterly Antiquarian and Genealogical Magazine. Full-page and textual illusts, iv + 611pp, early half calf, spine faded, marbled boards, gilt tines and morocco label on spine, endpapers foxed, occasional spotting to text. Devizes: George Simpson. 1896. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Hyde family of Trowbridge; Dugdale of Wilts; Old Mill at Purton; Wiltshire Folk Lore; White Horse of Westbury; Clutterbuck of Hardenhuish; etc., etc.






  155. Wiltshire Notes and Queries. WILTSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. VOLUME 2. 1896-1898. An Illustrated Quarterly Antiquarian and Genealogical Magazine. Full-page and textual illusts, 637pp, original cloth, partly faded, occasional light foxing. Devizes: George Simpson, 1899. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Fawconer of Salisbury; Southwick Court; Heddington and the Child Family; Estcourt of Swinley; Great Somerford; Nonsuch House, Bromham; Lists early Quaker marriages in Wiltshire, etc.






  156. Wiltshire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and John Sadler. WILTSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 12. vi + [ii] + 147pp, original cloth. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. London: Phillimore & Co Ltd. 1912. £45.00
    * With the armorial bookplate of William Gundry. Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Bratton, Fuggleston with Bemerton, Boyton, Sherrington, Latton, Collingbourne Ducis.







    Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazines.
    A selection of volumes currently in stock.








    Wiltshire Record Society.
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  157. Wordsworth (Chr.), editor THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY CARTULARY OF ST. NICHOLAS' HOSPITAL, SALISBURY, and Other Records. With 22 Illustrations, some of which are folding, lxxxviii + 386pp, original cloth, ex-lib. with only signs where label removed from front pastedown, and number to foot of spine. Salisbury: Brown and Co. 1902. £32.00





  158. Worth (R.N) TOURIST'S GUIDE TO WILTSHIRE: Its Scenery and Antiquities. With folding map and plan. vi + [ii] + 120 + 32pp of publishers adverts, sm 8vo, original cloth. First edition, London: Edward Stanford, 1887. £20.00




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  1. Addington (A.C) THE ROYAL HOUSE OF STUART. The Descendants of King James VI of Scotland James I of England. Volume 2 of 3 only. Illusts, xiii + 409pp, folio, original cloth, slightly chipped to head of spine. Charles Skilton, London: 1971. £40.00





  2. Admiralty A LIST OF THE FLAG OFFICERS AND OTHER COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF HER MAJESTY'S FLEET. With The Dates of Their Respective Commissions. By Authority. 365pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, portions of calf missing from spine, covers rubbed, outer and inner hinges partly cracked. William Clowes, London: 1843. £50.00





  3. Alford (D.P) A TALE OF TRESCO, AND THE TAVISTOCK CHIMES, and Other Poems, Mostly of the West Country. 72pp, 12mo, original cloth. Tavistock: T.W. Greenfield, London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1894. £24.00





  4. Alford (D.P) A TALE OF TRESCO, AND THE TAVISTOCK CHIMES, and Other Poems, Mostly of the West Country. 72pp, 12mo, original cloth, pasted onto the front endpaper is a signed hand-written letter by the author. Tavistock: T.W. Greenfield, London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1894. £30.00





  5. Amory (Thomas C) THE LIFE OF ADMIRAL SIR ISAAC COFFIN, BARONET His English and American Ancestors. Frontis, 141 + 24 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, lightly rubbed, couple of creases to cloth, ex-ref library with labels to pastedowns and number in ink to verso of title-page, no stamps. First edition, Boston: Cuplles, Upham and Company, 1886. £95.00
    * Coffin was born in Boston and served in the Royal Navy during the American War of Independence, and against Napoleon. He became M.P. for Ilchester in 1818 and died in Cheltenham in 1839. Includes a chapter on the Coffin Coat of Arms, and the Coffin pedigree tracing his ancestry back to Portledge in Devon.






  6. Arundel REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF ARUNDEL, (Sussex.) Title + pages numbered 666-676, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  7. Aubrey (John), edited by John Fowles, annotated by Rodney Legg. MONUMENTA BRITANNICA or A Miscellany of British Antiquities [Parts One and Two]. Numerous facsimile illustrations, 646pp, small folio, lacks dustwrapper, small museum stamp to front pastedown. Little, Brown, Boston: and Dorset Publishing Company, Milborne Port: 1981. £55.00





  8. Badcock Family PEDIGREE OF THE BADCOCK FAMILY of Somerset and Devon. 8pp, roy 8vo, unbound, stitched as issued. c.1927. £10.00





  9. Barton (D.B) A HISTORY OF COPPER MINING IN CORNWALL AND DEVON. Illusts, maps, 98pp, lacks dustwrapper, name to front endpaper. Second edition, Truro: D. Bradford Barton, 1968. £14.00





  10. Bennett (Francis) THE ROADS OF DEVON AND CORNWALL An historical journey along the tracks and roads of the West Country with the directions and road books of the guide, the maps of the surveyor and itineraries of the travellers. Illusts, vi + 194pp, small 4to, original decorative card covers. Privately Printed for the Author, 2007. £22.00





  11. Bewley (Robert) PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENTS. Illustrations, colour plates, diagrams, 144pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. B.T. Batsford Ltd / English Heritage, London: 1994. £15.00





  12. Binding (John) BRUNEL'S ROYAL ALBERT BRIDGE. A Study of the Design and Construction of his 'Gateway to Cornwall' at Saltash. Illusts, diagrams, 152pp, dustwrapper. Twelveheads Press, Truro: 1997. £30.00





  13. Black's BLACK'S GUIDE TO THE COUNTIES OF DORSET, DEVON, AND CORNWALL With illustrations, and 4 folding maps, ix + 417 + 104 pages of adverts, sm 8vo, recent half morocco, cloth boards. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1870. £30.00





  14. Blizzard in the West THE BLIZZARD IN THE WEST. Being a Record and Story of the Disastrous Storm which raged throughout DEVON & CORNWALL, & WEST SOMERSET on the night of March 9th, 1891. Illusts, 168pp, 12mo, printed card wraps, top cover loose, slightly shaken, few small portions missing from one edge and corners of covers, lacks spine, old cellotape marks across covers. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent. Devonport: A.H. Swiss, c.1892. £15.00





  15. Bonnett (Harold) SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH. Plates, 208pp, dustwrapper. New Impression. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1972. £22.00





  16. Brading REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF BRADING, (Hampshire.) Title + pages numbered 678-662, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  17. Brett (Colin J), editor CROWN REVENUES FROM SOMERSET AND DORSET, 1605 Vol III. Commonwealth 1646 - 1660. 333pp, original cloth, in a pocket at the rear is an accompanying CD. Somerset Record Society Volume 96. Printed for Subscribers Only. 2012. £25.00





  18. Bridgnorth District SOUTH SHROPSHIRE ELECTIONS, 1865 AND 1868. Bridgnorth District. COPY OF THE POLLS. Candidates in 1865. Colonel The Hon. Percy E. Herbert, Sir Baldwin Leighton, Bart. Robert Jasper More, Esq. Candidates in 1868. Robert Jasper More, Esq. Major-Gen. The Right Hon. Percy E. Herbert, Col. Edward Corbett. 26pp, 12mo, unbound, stitched as issued, title-page slightly dusty. London: Haverson & Martin, (1868) £35.00





  19. Brindle (Steven) BRUNEL The Man Who Built the World. Coloured and black and white illusts, maps, diagrams, 287pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London: 2005. £18.00





  20. British Medical Association A BOOK OF THE SOUTH WEST. Printed for the Seventy-Fifth Annual Meeting of the British Association held at Exeter in 1907. With 3 maps, 2 of which are folding, 1 plan, numerous plates, xx + 219 + civpp, (adverts), full parchment, gilt. William Pollard & Co. Limited, Exeter: (1907) £28.00
    * Includes chapters on:- Education in Devonshire and Cornwall; Places of interest in Exeter; Influence of Climate on Health and Disease, etc.






  21. Britton (J) and Brayley (E.W) DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL ILLUSTRATED, From Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, W.H. Bartlett etc., with Historical and Topographical Descriptions. With 2 vignette title-pages, 2 maps and 138 views on 69 engraved plates, 4to, early qtr calf, cloth boards, raised bands, spine rubbed, page edges marbled, usual occasional foxing, one map very foxed. H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson, London: 1832. £180.00





  22. Britton (J) and Brayley (E.W) DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL ILLUSTRATED, from Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, W.H. Bartlett etc., with Historical & Topographical Descriptions. With 2 vignette title-pages, 2 maps and 138 views on 69 engraved plates, 4to, contemporary calf boards, boards loose and rubbed lacks spine, waterstaining mainly affecting approx 2" to foot of all leaves, with minimal effect to about half of the views. The vignette title and the map of Devonshire are badly stained. London: H. Fisher, 1832. £100.00





  23. Britton (J) and Brayley (E.W) DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL ILLUSTRATED, from Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, W.H. Bartlett etc., with Historical & Topographical Descriptions. With 2 vignette title-pages, 2 maps and 138 views on 69 engraved plates, with an uncalled for lithograph plate of Sidmouth Church bound in, 4to, contemporary full diced calf, slightly rubbed to edges, inner hinges broken, loose in case, marbled endpapers, occasional off-setting and light foxing, small ink stain, and a small waterstain to the margins of a few plates, one text leaf and one leaf of plates slightly ragged to edges. London: H. Fisher, 1832. £170.00





  24. Brunel (Marc Isambard) REPORT AND ESTIMATE FROM MR. BRUNEL, ACCOMPANIED WITH PLANS, OF THE PROPOSED NEW DOCKS AND RIVER WALL AT WOOLWICH YARD. With 3 plates of plans, 2pp, folio, docket title, stitched and unbound as issued? London: House of Commons, 1832. £60.00
    * Marc was the father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He fled France after the Revolution because of his Royalist views, heading first to America before eventually settling down in England where he married and worked as an engineer, and saw-mill owner.






  25. Burke's Peerage THE BURKE'S PEERAGE WORLD BOOK OF CHESTERS. Illusts, 160pp, roy 8vo, original card covers. Halbert's Family Heritage, U.S.A. 1997. £15.00





  26. Burt (Roger), Waite (Peter) and Burnley (Ray) DEVON AND SOMERSET MINES. Metalliferous and Associated Minerals 1845-1913. 136pp, original pictorial card covers, spine slightly faded. University of Exeter and The Northern Mine Research Society, 1984. £14.00





  27. Bushe-Fox (J.P) EXCAVATIONS AT HENGITSBURY HEAD, HAMPSHIRE IN 1911-12. With Appendices by G.F. Hiss and Professor W. Gowland. (Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London No III). Plates and diagrams, some of which are folding, 83pp, recent cloth, ex-university library with a couple of stamps, light waterstaining to the top of a few plates at the rear. Society of Antiquaries, London: 1915. £40.00





  28. Bysshe (Sir Edward), transcribed and edited by G.D. Squibb. THE VISITATION OF SOMERSET AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1672. Made by Sir Edward Bysshe, Knight Clarenceux King of Arms. xv + 242pp, original cloth. Harleian Society, London, 1992. £28.00





  29. Camden (William) BRITAIN, Or A Chorogaphicall Description of the Most flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Islands adioyning out of the depth of Antiquitie.... Written first in Latine by William Camden Clarenceux K of A, Translated into English by Philemon Holland Doctour in Physick; Finally, revised, amended, and enlarged with sundry Additions by the Author. Text only, lacks the maps, with the engraved and printed title-page, woodcuts in the text, (16) + 822 + (2) + 233 + (55)pp, lacks pages 300/310 from the Surrey section, usual mis-numbering, a couple of tears to 2 leaves, several corners curled, portion torn from margin of engraved title which is also slightly soiled, a small amount of ink marginalia. Folio, full early calf, very rubbed, lacks spine, top board, and several pages, and sections loose. Londini Impensis Georgii Bishop & Iannis Norton, 1610. £120.00
    * This is the first English translation.






  30. Cantuar (Tho.), and others A DECLARATION OF THE ARCH-BISHOP OF CANTERBURY, And the Bishops in and near London, testifying their Abhorrence of the Present Rebellion; with An Exhortation to the Clergy and People under their Care, to be Zealous in the Discharge of their Duties to His Majesty King George. Sm 4to, 8pp, disbound, 2 leaves cropped slightly affecting the ends of several words. London: Printed by John Basket. 1715. £45.00





  31. Carus (Dr. C.G) THE KING OF SAXONY'S JOURNEY Through England and Scotland in the Year 1844. Translated by S.C. Davison. xi + 391pp, later plain half morocco, cloth boards, few small spots to covers, light spotting to prelims, bookplate to front pastedown. London: Chapman and Hall. 1846. £85.00
    * The King travelled extensively thoughout the country. Including Wiltshire (Stonehenge, Salisbury, etc.), Dorset (Weymouth, Lyme Regis, etc.), Devon (Sidmouth, Teignmouth, Torquay, Dartmouth, Totnes, Plymouth, Dartmoor, Exeter, etc.) and Cornwall (Liskeard, Marazion, Penzance, Land's End, etc.), Bristol, Bath, Chepstow, and Tintern.






  32. Cavenagh-Mainwaring (G), (Late Captain in the Regiment) "THE ROYAL MINERS." A History of the Stannaries Regiment of Miners late Cornwall and Devon Miners Royal Garrison Artillery Militia, commonly called "The Royal Miners." Including a Short Account of Contemporary Military Events affecting Cornwall and Devon and the Militia generally. With 14 plates, 129pp, 4to, original cloth, slight crease and few marks to top board, later endpapers. Harrison and Sons, London: 1913. £155.00





  33. Chafin (William) A SECOND EDITION OF THE ANECDOTES AND HISTORY OF CRANBOURN CHASE. With Additions, and a continuation of the said history to some extent. To which are added Some Scenes in, and Anecdotes of Windsor Forest by the same author. Frontis, 103pp, actually 107 pages as the first 4 pages are followed by numbers with asterix , 1, 1* etc., frontis and first few leaves slightly spotty, untrimmed in recent half calf, raised bands, marbled boards, title and motifs blind stamped on spine. London: J. Nichols, Son and Bentley, 1818. £85.00





  34. Chafin (William) A SECOND EDITION OF THE ANECDOTES AND HISTORY OF CRANBOURN CHASE. With Additions, and a continuation of the said history to some extent. To which are added Some Scenes in, and Anecdotes of Windsor Forest by the same author. Frontis, 103pp, actually 107 pages as the first 4 pages are followed by numbers with asterix , 1, 1* etc., original qtr cloth, paper boards, with the original label on top board, spine slightly darkened and rubbed to edges, paper on rear board partly cockled, internally clean. Originally published in 1818. Facsimile, privately printed by Lieut.-General Pitt Rivers, Rushmore, 1886. £65.00





  35. Chafin (William) ANECDOTES RESPECTING CRANBOURN CHASE. With A Very Concise Account Of It; Together with The Rural Amusements it Afforded Our Ancestors in the Days of Yore. Written in September 1816. 56pp, text and frontis and title slightly spotty, untrimmed in recent half calf, raised bands, marbled boards. First edition. London: Printed by and for J. Nicholls. 1818.... Bound with.... Haydon (B.R) NEW CHURCHES; Considered with Respect to the Opportunities they Offer for The Encouragement of Painting. 22pp. London: Printed by C.H. Reynell and Published by J. Carpenter and Son, 1818. 2 volumes bound in one, early full calf with a later spine, heraldic arms in gilt on both boards, gilt lines, slightly rubbed to edges of boards. London: Printed by and for J. Nicholls. 1818. and First edition. London: Printed by C.H. Reynell and Published by J. Carpenter and Son, 1818. £140.00





  36. [Chapple (William)] THESAURUS ECCLESIASTICUS PROVINCIALIS; or A Survey of the Diocese of Exeter, Respecting all Matters of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Concern: Containing An Accurate List of the several Parish Churches and Chapels within that Diocese, with their respective Dedications, Reprisals, certified and reputed Values, and Augmentations (where they could be procured), Patrons and present Incumbents. With Various other Articles, as Well of General as of Local and Particular Applications. Undertaken and Published at the Request of the Clergy of that Diocese. ii + advertisement leaf + 116 + xi + vii + 2pp, 4to, recent qtr morocco, marbled boards, leather label on spine, some names amended and dated, at the beginning of the 19th century, in an early hand. Exeter: Printed and Sold by the Editors, B. Thorn and Son, in the Fore-Street. 1782. £255.00
    * The Diocese of Exeter covered Cornwall until 1876, when the Archdeaconry of Cornwall became the independent Diocese of Truro. The Rev. W. Jones is attributed as the author of this work in Halkett and Laing. 'Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Liteature'. Chapple is attributed as the author in Boase and Courney's 'Bibliotheca Cornubienis'.






  37. Charity Commissioners PUBLIC CHARITIES. ANALYTICAL DIGEST OF THE COMMISSIONERS REPORTS, in Continuation of the Digest Printed in 1832. Presented in compliance with an order of the House of Commons, Made 27th March, 1835. 453pp, folio, original printed wraps, approx. 2" missing from head and foot of spine, lower wrap ragged and with corners missing, tears to last 2 leaves and endpaper, with small amount of text loss to one leaf. Printed by William Clowes and Sons, London: 1835. £45.00
    * Lists all of the Charities for each county with tables of their income, acreage, rents, purpose, and notes.






  38. Chattaway (Joseph) AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE DANMONII; Or Ancient inhabitants of Devonshire and Cornwall. To which is appended a Short Vocabulary of the Cornish Tongue. vii + (i) + 112pp, 12mo, untrimmed in recent cloth, leather label on spine. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, 1830. £125.00





  39. Chichester REPORT ON THE CITY OF CHICHESTER. (Sussex.) Title + pages numbered 714-730, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £17.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  40. Chope (R. Pearse), editor EARLY TOURS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL. Illusts, folding map, xii + 339pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, original cloth, page edges and prelims spotty. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1918. £30.00
    * Includes extracts from Leland, Shaw, Maton, Marshall, Defoe, etc. This volume forms Part II of vol IX of Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries.






  41. Chope (R.P) EARLY TOURS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL. A reprint with a new introduction by Alan Gibson. xiv + 339pp, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1967. £12.00
    * Includes extracts from the works of:- John Leland, William Stukeley, William Marshall, Celia Fiennes, etc.






  42. Christchurch Twyneham REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF CHRISTCHURCH TWYNEHAM, (Southampton.) Title + pages numbered 1252-1256, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  43. Collings (E), publisher THE BATH AND BRISTOL MAGAZINE; or, Western Miscellany. Volume III. - 1834. 468pp, slight spotting to early cloth. Published by E. Collings. 1834. £28.00
    * Mainly of general and literary interest, with some articles of West Country interest including 'Botanical Notices of Somersetshire', and 'Fishing Excursion' (on the Dart).






  44. Collins (J.H) A HANDBOOK TO THE MINERALOGY OF CORNWALL AND DEVON, with instructions for their discrimination, and copious tables of localities. 10 plates showing 246 figs. of crystals. 72 + 108 + [x]pp, dustwrapper. Originally published 1871, Reprinted Truro: D. Bradford Barton, 1969. £20.00





  45. Collins (J.H) A HANDBOOK TO THE MINERALOGY OF CORNWALL AND DEVON, with instructions for their discrimination, and copious tables of localities. With 10 plates, showing 246 figures of crystals, each with facing page of text, (xii) + 72 + 108pp + 2 page subscribers list, original cloth, small snag to head of spine, partly faded, prelims spotty. First edition, Truro: Heard and Sons and London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1871. £165.00





  46. Collins (J.H) OBSERVATIONS ON THE WEST OF ENGLAND MINING REGION Being an Account of the Mineral Deposits and Economic Geology of the Region. With a folding map and 18 plates 2 of which are folding, xxiv + 683pp, original cloth. First Published 1912. Facsimile edition published, Cornish Mining Classics, Truro, 1988. £48.00





  47. Collyns (Charles Palk) NOTES ON THE CHASE OF THE WILD RED DEER IN THE COUNTIES of Devon & Somerset. With an appendix descriptive of remarkable runs & incidents connected with the chase from the year 1780 to the year 1860. Plates and textual illusts., xxviii + 307pp, 4to, original decorative cloth gilt, early inscription on front pastedown, t.e.g. Limited Edition of 50 copies on Japanese vellum. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1902. £100.00





  48. Connop-Price (M.R) PEMBROKESHIRE the Forgotten Coalfield. Illusts, maps, 256pp, original pictorial card covers. Landmark Publishing Ltd., Ashbourne: 2004. £18.00





  49. Cooke (George Alexander) TOPOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF HANTS, Containing an Account of.... Towns, Mines, Trade.... Folding map, 168pp, slight staining to corners of last few leaves, sm 8vo, disbound. London: Printed for C. Cooke, c.1810. £20.00





  50. Cornish (Vaughan) HISTORIC THORN TREES IN THE BRITISH ISLES. Illusts, 94pp, original cloth partly faded. Country Life, London: (1941) £20.00
    * Includes chapters on Crowthorne, Salcombe Regis and Thorncombe and Glastonbury.






  51. Cornwall and Devon Stannaries SPECIAL REPORT AND REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE ON STANNARIES ACT (1869) AMENDMENT BILL; Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed 28 and 29 July, 1887. Coloured section, xx + 471pp, folio, later paper wraps, title label on top wrap, slight mark to title-page. London: Printed by Henry Hansard and Son, 1887. £155.00





  52. Cornwell (John) COLLERIES OF SOUTH WALES: 1. Illusts, plans, diagrams, 255 + (1)pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition, Landmark Publishing, Ashbourne: 2001. £50.00





  53. Cotton (W) and Dallas (J) NOTES AND GLEANINGS: A Monthly Magazine devoted chiefly to subjects connected with the Counties of DEVON & CORNWALL. Textual illusts, 3 folding pedigrees, folding facsimile, 5 volumes bound in 2. All published. Uncut in the original cloth, very slightly rubbed, rear board of one volume damp stained, top edges gilt, the last 2 volumes are bound without their titles, as usual. Exeter: William Pollard, 1888-1892. £95.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Frederic Wintle. Includes articles:- Sir Francis Drake; Launceston Free School; Dartmoor Antiquities; St. Neot, Liskeard; Moretonhampstead; Pomeray of Tregony; Courtenay family; Okehampton Apparition, etc.






  54. Cox (Rev. Thomas) BEDFORDSHIRE Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding county map by Morden, pages numbered 139-160, lacks leaf of distance table, disbound, portion cut from margin of map, not affecting engraved surface. London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720. £25.00
    * Includes sections on:- the various Hundreds; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc.






  55. Cox (Rev. Thomas) BERKSHIRE. Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding county map by Morden, and 2 double-page views one of 'Windsor Castle,' and the other 'Royal Palace and Town,' pages numbered 162-200, lacks leaf of distance table, disbound. London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720. £35.00
    * Includes sections on:- the various Hundreds; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc.






  56. Cox (Rev. Thomas) CAMBRIDGESHIRE Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding map by Morden, a folding map of the Fens, pages numbered 226-270 + leaf of distance table, disbound, occasional light foxing, small hole in map of Fens. London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720. £50.00
    * Includes sections on:- the various Hundreds; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc.






  57. Cox (Rev. Thomas) CUMBERLAND Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding map by Morden, textual illusts, pages numbered 365-415 + page of distance table, disbound, occasional light foxing, text on one leaf shaved affecting a few letters of a few words. London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720. £65.00
    * Includes sections on:- Charity Schools; Roman remains; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc.






  58. Cox (Rev. Thomas) DURHAM Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding county map by Morden, pages numbered 606-646 + leaf of distance table, disbound, occasional light foxing, fore-edges of last 2 text leaves cropped affecting some words. London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720. £45.00
    * Includes sections on:- the various Hundreds; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc.






  59. Crawford (O.G.S) and Keiller (Alexander) WESSEX FROM THE AIR. With 50 plates, textual maps and illusts, xii + 264pp, 4to, original buckram, lettering on spine dull, damp spots to one lower corner of front and rear boards, neatly recased preserving the original endpapers, and with the old spine laid down. First edition, Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1928. £165.00





  60. Curson (Frank) LAYS AND LEGENDS OF THE WEST. A Series of Papers on some of the less known of our Local traditions, &c. &c. with Minor Poems of a Miscellaneous Character. 220 + 6 page list of subscribers, sm 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed to head of spine, a.e.g. London: Whitaker and Co. Exeter: Curson and Son. Falmouth: Lake, 1846. £38.00
    * Listed under Curzon in Brockett and in Boase and Courtney.






  61. Darton (F.J. Harvey) ALIBI PILGRIMAGE. With maps, plates, 252pp, dustwrapper, Newnes, London: 1936. £15.00
    * Darton travels through Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire in an attempt to prove the veracity of the alibi of a family of gypsies who were accused, in the 18th century, of abducting a London servant girl.






  62. Davey (Richard), and others REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF ALL MINES IN GREAT BRITAIN.... With reference to the Health and Safety of Persons Employed in such Mines with Appendices. xlv + 34pp, includes 16 plates, 14 of which are folding, 4 of them are coloured, lacks wraps, with a facsimile title-page, early binders cloth. London: H.M.S.O. 1864. £200.00
    * Very Scarce. Most of the text relates to mines in Devon and Cornwall, and includes a coloured folding plan of Dolcoath Mine. Richard Davey was one of the commissioners, see Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.






  63. Davies (D.C) A TREATISE ON METALLIFEROUS MINERALS AND MINING. Textual illusts, and folding plates, xxii + 438 + 40 + 16pp of publishers adverts, original cloth, tips of head and foot of spine slightly rubbed, front inner hinge slightly weak. Fourth Edition, London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1888. £48.00
    * Includes sections on lead mines in Devon, and tin mining in Cornwall. There is a folding plate illustrating plans and sections of the tin mines on the great flat lode of Redruth.






  64. De La Beche (Henry T) REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF CORNWALL, DEVON AND WEST SOMERSET. With illusts in the text and with a coloured folding map and 12 plates, plans and facsimiles, mostly folding, xxviii + 648pp, recent cloth, paper label on spine, several plates spotty and partly waterstained, title-page lightly browned and with a couple of very short marginal tears. First edition, London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1839. £200.00
    * De La Beche was the first Director of the Geological Survey and this is the first work issued by the Geological Survey, and contains much information on Cornish Mines. The plates include:- Section of Main Lode at Dolcoath Mine; Plan of Dolcoath Mine; Surface Plan of Fowey Consols Mine; Transverse Section of Fowey Consols.






  65. Dewey (Henry) LEAD, SILVER-LEAD AND ZINC ORES OF CORNWALL, DEVON AND SOMERSET. Textual illusts, 72pp, original wraps, spine slightly chipped at head and foot. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. H.M.S.O. 1921. £18.00





  66. Dewey (Henry) SPECIAL REPORTS ON THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF GREAT BRITAIN. COPPER ORES OF CORNWALL AND DEVON. Diagrams, folding section, 76pp, original printed wraps, few short tears to edges of wraps. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. First edition. H.M.S.O. London: 1923. £24.00





  67. Donald (M.B) ELIZABETHAN MONOPOLIES. The History of the Company of Mineral and Battery Works 1565 to 1604. Frontis, plates, xv + 256pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Oliver and Bond, London and Edinburgh: 1961. £20.00
    * 'a history of Carron Company, the famous Scottish ironworks...'






  68. Donald (M.B) ELIZABETHAN COPPER. The History of the Company of Mines Royal 1568-1605. Frontis and 9 plates, 405pp, dustwrapper. Reprinted, Michael Moon, Whitehaven: 1989. £20.00
    * 'The mines were located in Cornwall and Cumberland and a smelter in South Wales near Neath.'






  69. Donne (Benjamin) THE TRAVELLER'S GUIDE, Through England, Wales, and part of Scotland. Containing Distance Measured from Bristol, in the Great and Direct Roads: likewise The Distance Measured from Town to Town. Also, the Distance to other Towns, branching off, and measured from each place of note found on the Direct Roads. To which is added A Copious Index to the Whole. 28pp, sm 8vo, later half calf, cloth boards, with the original printed wraps bound in. Printed and Sold by Joseph Matthews, Bristol: 1829. £120.00
    * 'Donne published a plan of Bristol in 1772, from a survey he had made, and also some later plans of Bristol.' see Manual of Gloucestershire Literature. Hyett and Bazeley, vol. 3, page 249. Not found on Copac.






  70. Dover REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF DOVER. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 940-957, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £18.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  71. Eales-White (Major J.C) RECORDS OF HEREFORD CATHEDRAL SCHOOL. Frontis, and 8 plates, 165pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, inscription on front endpaper. Wilson and Phillips, Hereford: (1931) £22.00





  72. Ellen (Maurice), editor WELLINGTON COLLEGE REGISTER. January, 1859 - December, 1962. Plans, illusts in text, xii + 435 + lxxxpp, original cloth. Eighth Edition. Compiled for The Old Wellingtonian Society. (Berkshire), (1965) £10.00





  73. Elton (Margaret) ANNALS OF THE ELTON FAMILY Bristol Merchants & Somerset Landowners. Illusts, xii + 258pp, dustwrapper. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1994. £50.00





  74. Embrey (P.G) and Symes (R.F) MINERALS OF CORNWALL AND DEVON. Numerous colour plates, diagramatic maps, 154pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, dustwrapper. British Museum (Natural History), London: 1987. £25.00





  75. [Erskine (J.F.E.G)] Earl of Mar ANCIENT AND MODERN [A history of the Earldom of Mar by the Claimant, J.F.E.G.E., together with a report of the judgment given in the House of Lords, 25th February, 1875, on the claim of Lord Kellie to the Earldom of Mar.] Folding pedigree, 67 + 19 + xxxviiipp, roy 8vo, original cloth, rubbed to edges, top outer hinge partly split, small portions missing from head and foot of spine, inscription on front endpaper. Printed for Private Circulation. 1875. £55.00





  76. Essame (Major-General H) THE 43rd WESSEX DIVISION AT WAR 1944-1945. Plates, 15 folding plans, xi + 292pp, few short tears to dustwrapper. First edition, William Clowes, London: 1952. £50.00





  77. Evered (Philip) STAGHUNTING WITH THE DEVON AND SOMERSET 1887-1901. An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer On Exmoor. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas. Illusts, 378pp, recent cloth, lower corner of top board bruised, old spine laid down, private library label to front pastedown. London: Chatto and Windus. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1902. £55.00





  78. Evered (Philip) STAGHUNTING WITH THE DEVON AND SOMERSET 1887-1901. An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer On Exmoor. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas. With 74 illusts, xv’+ 378pp, original pictorial cloth, spine very slightly darkened, contemporary inscription on front pastedown. Special Edition on Japanese Vellum - ONLY 50 COPIES PRINTED FOR SALE. London: Chatto and Windus, Exeter: James G. Commin, 1902. £150.00





  79. Ewing (J.A) THE STEAM-ENGINE AND OTHER HEAT-ENGINES. Textual illusts, xvi + 456pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, lower corner of top board bruised. Stereotyped Edition, Cambridge at the University Press, 1899. £22.00





  80. Faversham REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF FAVERSHAM. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 960-978, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  81. Finberg (H.P.R) WEST COUNTRY HISTORICAL STUDIES. 232pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Newton Abbot: 1969. £20.00
    * Includes chapters on:- Tavistock, Glastonbury, Crediton, Stokenham, Morwell, etc.






  82. Folkestone REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF FOLKESTONE. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 980-984, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  83. Fordwich REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF FORDWICH, (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 986-993, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  84. Forster (T.E), editor MEMOIR OF THE HARTLEY COLLIERY ACCIDENT AND RELIEF FUND. Prepared by request of the General Committee of the Fund. With 12 plates and illustrations, viii + 133pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, occasional underlining in crayon. Andrew Reid and Co., Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1912. £46.00





  85. Fortescue (Thomas), Lord Clermont THE WORKS OF SIR JOHN FORTESCUE, Chief Justice of England and Lord Chancellor to King Henry The Sixth. Volume 1. With.... A HISTORY OF THE FAMILY OF FORTESCUE, in all its Branches. Forming volume 2. With full page engraved plates, some of which are coloured, textual engravings, and pedigrees, xii + 378 + (1) addenda and corrigenda, and xxv + 556 + 119 + (1) directions to binder + (1) corrigenda, two volumes folio, finely bound by Rivere in full green crushed levant morocco, raised bands, spines gilt tooled, gilt lined boarders to boards, spine slightly darkened by fading, a.e.g., Loosely inserted is a letter from Fortescue, signed 'Clermont', sm 8vo, handwritten on 4 sides. First editions, London: Printed for Private Distribution. 1869. £580.00
    * Presentation inscriptions by the author on the half-titles. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Charles E.H. Chadwyck Healey. The Fortescues held estates in Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.






  86. Foster (C. Le Neve) A TEXT-BOOK OF ORE AND STONE MINING. With frontis and 716 textual illusts, xxviii + 714 + 32 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, rubbed to edges, recased, new endpapers, some spotting to margins of frontis. Charles Griffin, London: 1894. £55.00
    * Includes many references to Cornish, Devon, and Forest of Dean mines and mining.






  87. Foster (Sandys B) THE PEDIGREES OF Dickinson of Gildersome and Coalbrookdale. Darby of Coalbrookdale, Salop. Darby of Stoke Court, Bucks. Fowler of Melksham, Wilts. Rathbone of Liverpool. Pages numbered 51 - 77, 4to, original cloth boards, later cloth spine, corners, and endpapers, titled on top board, boards slightly soiled. Printed for Private Circulation. Christmas, [London:] 1890. £55.00
    * 'It is twenty years since my father compiled the first edition of this book.... ' from the Preface. This is an off-print from the larger work.






  88. Gastineau (Henry) NORTH WALES ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS. Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities, &c. Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions. Lacks the vignette title-page, and with 84 engraved plates and descriptive text, lacks 4 plates, 4to, light off-setting, disbound. Jones and Co., London: c.1830. £40.00





  89. Gastineau (Henry) WALES ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS.... Bound with.... SOUTH WALES ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS. Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities, &c. Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions.... With 2 engraved vignette title-pages, 224 engraved views, 2 per page, with 244 pages of descriptive text, 4to, early half calf, marbled paper boards, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, leather label, edges of cover slightly rubbed, few small areas rubbed to paper on boards, light off-setting, early presentation inscription to top margin of first title-page, each text leaf has been numbered, the page numbers the views are adjacent to have been added to the 'List of Views'. These numbers are in the same hand as the presentation inscription. Some foxing to a couple of plates at the beginning, otherwise the plates are clean. Jones and Co., London: c.1830. £150.00





  90. Godalming REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF GODALMING, (Surrey.) Title + pages numbered 734-740, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  91. Gray (Irvine) ANTIQUARIES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND BRISTOL. Plates, 210pp, original cloth partly faded. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1981. £16.00
    * With chapters on 52 Antiquaries, illustrated with plates showing examples of their handwriting. Includes most of the noted writers such as Atkyns, Rudge, Rudder, Fosbroke, etc.






  92. Grinsell (L.V) THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EXMOOR. Bideford Bay to Bridgwater. Plates, maps, textual illusts, 242pp, dustwrapper. First edition, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1970. £20.00





  93. [Groves (Muriel)], editor SHIPTON UNDER WYCHWOOD. Plates, 61pp, original card covers, slightly rubbed to head of spine. G.R.C. Brook and Co., (1934) £24.00





  94. Guest (Edwin) ORIGINES CELTICAE (A Fragment) and Other Contributions to the History of Britain. Two volumes, frontis, and coloured plate, xxviii + 409pp and 8 folding maps, 538 + Errata, contemporary half calf, raised bands, spines gilt tooled, small area rubbed from base of spine, ex-lib. with number to base of spine, label to front endpaper, and stamp and numbers to verso of title-page. London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. £35.00





  95. Hannay (Robert Kerr), editor, and translator RENTALE SANCTI ANDREE Being the Chamberlain and Granitar Accounts of the Archbishopric in the Time of Cardinal Betoun 1538-1546. Folding frontis, lviii + 246 + 15 + 16pp, original cloth, ex-uni.lib. with a few embossed stamps, and a withdrawn stamp to prelims. Scottish History Society, Edinburgh: 1913. £18.00





  96. Harley (J.B) ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS A Descriptive Manual. 40 pages of maps some of which are coloured, text diagrams, 200pp, small folio, original decorative paper boards. Southampton: Ordnance Survey, 1975. £30.00





  97. Harley (J.B), and O'Donoghue (Yolande), introduction by THE OLD SERIES ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS OF ENGLAND AND WALES. Scale 1" to 1 mile. A reproduction of the 110 sheets of the survey in early state in 10 volumes. Volume 2. DEVON, CORNWALL AND WEST SOMERSET. Coloured frontis, 80 full-page maps, xlivpp, folio, dustwrapper. Harry Margary, Lympne Castle, Kent: 1977. £45.00





  98. Harper (Charles G) FROM PADDINGTON TO PENZANCE. The Record of a Summer Tramp from London to the Land's End. Illustrated by the Author with One Hundred and Four Drawings Done chiefly with a Pen. xxiv + 272 + 32 pages of publishers adverts, original decorative buckram, lightly rubbed, few small spots to covers. First edition, London: Chatto and Windus, 1893. £25.00





  99. Harrison (S.E) THE TRAMWAYS OF PORTSMOUTH. Illusts, 138pp, original cloth, spine faded, outer hinges rubbed, back outer hinge split. Published by the Light Railway Transport League, London: 1955. £15.00





  100. Hastings REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF HASTINGS, (Sussex.) Title + pages numbered 996-1004, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  101. Hawkins (Desmond) CRANBORNE CHASE. Map endpapers, plates, 192pp, dustwrapper, private ownership label to front endpaper. Victor Gollancz Ltd., London: 1980. £12.00
    * Cranborne Chase spreads over 3 counties, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.






  102. Hawkins (Michael) and Grimley (Roger) A CENTURY OF COACHING ON EXMOOR. 'Horner Woods for Tea'. Illusts, maps, 141pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Exmoor Books, Dulverton: 1998. £15.00





  103. Heath (Francis George) PEASANT LIFE IN THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Fourth Edition, To which is prefixed The Fac-simile of an Autograph Letter of seven pages, addressed to the Author by the Late Earl of Beaconsfield. xi + 400pp, original cloth. London: Sampson Low, Marston.... 1881. £36.00





  104. Henwood (G) FOUR LECTURES ON GEOLOGY AND MINING. (i) On the Study of Geology and Mineralogy as Sources of Interesting and Valuable Information. (ii) Observations on Certain Tin Stream Works in the County of Cornwall. (iii) On the Metalliferous Veins or Lodes of Devon and Cornwall, and the Methods of Mining Them. (iv) On the Manipulation of the Ores of Devon and Cornwall to render them Marketable. Large folding plate of diagrams, 23 + 27 + 23 + 21pp, few small marks to the original cloth, outer hinges partly split though sound, later cloth for 1" to head of spine, neat repair to verso of plate, title-page slightly spotty. London: Published at the Offices of the Mining Journal, 1855. £120.00 --- See sample text
    * Scarce. Mainly concerns mining in Devon and Cornwall. Henwood was born in Penryn.






  105. Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines MINES AND QUARRIES. 1880. SUMMARIES OF THE STATISTICAL PORTIONS OF THE REPORTS OF HER MAJESTY'S INSPECTORS OF MINES. xxx + 40pp, small folio, lacks wraps, first and last leaf spotty. Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1881. £24.00
    * With tables listing:- 'Number of Persons Employed (above and below ground), Mineral Worked, Death rates, etc. Includes C. Le Neve Foster's Report of Metalliferous Mines in North Wales and Shropshire.






  106. Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines MINES AND QUARRIES. 1882. SUMMARIES OF THE STATISTICAL PORTIONS OF THE REPORTS OF HER MAJESTY'S INSPECTORS OF MINES. xxxvi + 51pp, small folio, lacks wraps and leaves numbered i-iipp, first few leaves loose and slightly ragged to edges, first few leaves and last leaf spotty, one leaf partly torn without loss. Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1883. £24.00
    * With tables listing:- 'Number of Persons Employed (above and below ground), Mineral Worked, Death rates, etc. Includes C. Le Neve Foster's Report of Metalliferous Mines in North Wales and Shropshire.






  107. Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines MINES AND QUARRIES. 1881. SUMMARIES OF THE STATISTICAL PORTIONS OF THE REPORTS OF HER MAJESTY'S INSPECTORS OF MINES. 49pp, small folio, lacks wraps, lacks prelim. leaves numbered i-vipp, first leaf loose, and slightly ragged to edges, first few leaves and last leaf spotty. Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1882. £22.00
    * With tables listing:- 'Number of Persons Employed (above and below ground), Mineral Worked, Death rates, etc.






  108. Hissey (James John) THROUGH TEN ENGLISH COUNTIES. Plates, folding map, xiv + (ii)+ 406pp, early half calf, later recase with the original tooled calf spine laid down, marbled endpapers, edges of boards slightly rubbed, few spots to front and rear. Signed presentation inscription by the author on front endpaper. Richard Bentley, London: 1894. £28.00





  109. Hissey (James John) ON THE BOX SEAT from London to Land's End. Plates, xviii + 464pp, original decorative cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, tear at head of spine, ex-ref. lib. with label to front endpapers, and stamp to title-page. London: Richard Bentley, 1886. £25.00





  110. Howard (Henry) INDICATION OF MEMORIALS MONUMENTS, PAINTINGS, AND ENGRAVINGS OF PERSONS OF THE HOWARD FAMILY and of Their Wives and Children, and of those who have married Ladies of the Name, and of the Representatives of some of its Branches now extinct. Illusts, (iv) + 97 + 82 page Appendix, numbered in manuscript, large folio, full leather, raised bands, leather label on top board, hand-written paper label on spine, tipped onto the front pastedown is the 'Directions to Binder' with many manuscript notes and a presentation inscription by the author:- 'Ralph Howard Esq. for the Honble Hugh Howard with H. Howards true regards.' The notes, dated 1837, suggest that the work was issued in parts and state that some of the illustrations, which are not present in this volume, had already been forwarded. Privately Printed, Corby Castle: 1834. £350.00
    * Corby Castle is on the edge of the village of Corby, in Cumbria and is an ancestral home of the Howard family. The Howard family bought it in 1611 and sold it in 1994. With the bookplate of George Charles Williamson, Burgh House, Hampstead.






  111. Hudson (Kenneth) THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOUTHERN ENGLAND (Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, and Gloucestershire east of the Severn) Plates, textual illusts, maps, 218pp, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. First edition, David and Charles, Dawlish: 1965. £20.00





  112. Hunt (Robert) BRITISH MINING. A Treatise on the History, Discovery, Practical Development and Future Prospects of Metalliferous Mines in the United Kingdom. With upwards of Two Hundred and Thirty Illustrations. Diagrams, some of which are folding, xx + (ii) + 914pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, recased with the original spine laid down and new endpapers, ownership names to half title, some light spotting to prelims. Second Edition, Revised. Crosby, Lockwood and Co., London: 1887. £385.00
    * The text for this edition is as the first though the statistical tables have been updated. Includes much on the tin and copper mines of Devon and Cornwall.






  113. Hythe REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF HYTHE, (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 1006-1010, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £10.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  114. Ibbetson (J), Laporte (J) and Hassell (J) A PICTURESQUE GUIDE TO BATH, BRISTOL HOT-WELLS, THE RIVER AVON, AND THE ADJACENT COUNTRY. Illustrated with 16 fine hand coloured aquatint plates, 266 + (ii)pp, 4to, later half calf, raised bands, marbled boards, a few spots to margins of a few plates, otherwise a clean copy. Large Paper Copy. Printed for Hookham and Carpenter, London: 1793. £720.00





  115. Imray (J.C) and Kettle (W.R), editors THE PILOT'S GUIDE FOR THE RIVER THAMES and the Strait of Dover. With 11 folding charts and plans, xvi + 98 + (5) pages of adverts, original cloth, few light damp spots to boards, few pages of prelims slightly browned at edges. Second edition, Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., London: 1908. £45.00





  116. Ingemann (W.M) THE MINOR DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE OF WORCESTERSHIRE. Line drawings, and 48 plates, (5)pp, folio, original cloth-backed boards, corners of boards slightly rubbed. London: John Tiranti, 1938. £25.00





  117. Inglis (Henry D) THE CHANNEL ISLANDS: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, &c. [The result of a two years' residence.] 2 engraved maps, 300pp, and 304pp, 2 volumes, bound in one, early half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, spines gilt tooled, covers lightly rubbed to edges, maps slightly off-set. First edition, Whittaker, Treacher, Arnot and Co., London: 1834. £200.00
    * Engraved armorial bookplate of John Drummond.






  118. Iredale (David) ENJOYING ARCHIVES What They Are, Where to Find, Them How to Use Them. 264pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1973. £10.00





  119. Jarrett (Michael G) & Wrathmell (Stuart) WHITTON AN IRON AGE AND ROMAN FARMSTEAD IN SOUTH GLAMORGAN. Plates, diagrams, maps, plans some of which are folding, xiii + 262pp, 4to, couple of short tears to dustwrapper. University of Wales Press, Cardiff: 1981. £24.00





  120. Jukes (J. Beete) ADDITIONAL NOTES ON THE GROUPING OF THE ROCKS OF NORTH DEVON AND WEST SOMERSET: xxii + 15pp, coloured map and section, some foxing to plates, disbound. Printed for circulation among the Fellows of the Geological Society of London. Dublin: R.D. Webb, 1867. £20.00





  121. Jukes (J. Beete) NOTES ON PARTS OF SOUTH DEVON AND CORNWALL, With Remarks On The True Relations Of The Old Red Sandstone To The Devonian Formation. Diagrams in the text, 43pp, disbound, few pages slightly creased. Dublin: Printed at the University Press, 1868. £20.00





  122. Keen (Michael E) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE TRADE DIRECTORIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES in the National Art Library/ iii + 121pp, 4to, original printed wraps, small portions chipped from spine. Victoria & Albert Museum, London: 1979. £12.00





  123. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BERKSHIRE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AND OXFORDSHIRE, 1935. Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are on one map, lacks the map of Berkshire, xix + 450 + vi + 435 + iv + 449pp, last leaf loose and creased, original cloth, inner hinges pulled, cloth slightly dusty, spine darkened, couple of short snags to head of spine. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1935. £45.00





  124. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE AND SOMERSETSHIRE 1930-1. Lacks map of Devon, with long tear to Somerset map, 47 (adverts) + xxvii + 1256 (adverts) + 28 + xvi + 803pp, original cloth, worn, dull and partly faded, top outer hinge partly split, inner hinges pulled. Kelly's Directories, London: 1930. £95.00





  125. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE AND SOMERSETSHIRE 1935. With map of Devon, lacks map of Somerset, 29 + xxviii + 1254 + 26 (adverts) + xviii + 796pp, original cloth, dull, worn, top board almost loose, lacks portion of spine which has tears and is almost loose. Kelly's Directories, London: 1935. £55.00





  126. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL, 1939. Lacks maps, original cloth, worn, front board held by tapes, rear board almost loose, spine badly torn with small portions missing, lacks last few leaves of the Cornwall 'Trades' section. £50.00





  127. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1927. Lacks maps, 28 pages of adverts, xviii + 584 + xxviii + 1175pp, original cloth, partly faded, few splits to spines, inner hinges pulled. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1927. £90.00





  128. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF HAMPSHIRE, AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT, WILTSHIRE, DORSETSHIRE, AND THE CHANNEL ISLANDS. 1939. 5 folding maps, 37 pages of adverts + xxviii + 1152 + ix + 440 + ix + 424 + 28 (adverts) + 290pp, original cloth, cellotape repair to verso of one map, rubbed, lacks front endpaper and first couple of pages of adverts. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1939. £105.00





  129. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1902. With the 2 folding maps, lacks Gloucestershire map, large tear to one map, xxxviii + 772 + 542 + 472 + 76 pages of adverts, original cloth, recased with the original spine laid down, some areas of cloth missing and small portion missing from lower corner of top board, cloth dull and partly faded. Kelly's Directories Limited, London: 1902. £105.00





  130. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1931. With 2 large coloured folding maps, lacks plan of Bristol, xxii + 803 + x + 568 + 13 (adverts) + xxviii + 1192pp, few damp spots to the original cloth. Kelly's Directories, London: 1931. £125.00





  131. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1935. With the coloured folding maps of Gloucestershire and Somerset, lacks plan of Bristol, 26 pages of adverts + xxvi + 796 + x + 570 + 9 + xxix + 1313pp, original cloth, rear inner hinge strained, small tear to top outer hinge and a small tear to centre of spine. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1935. £125.00





  132. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL 1939. With 2 folding maps, folding plan, 24 pages of adverts, + xxvi + 814 + x + 580 + 8 + xxx + 1478pp, original cloth, front inner hinge pulled, outer hinges slightly rubbed, small snag to head of rear hinge, one advert leaf ragged and loose, plan loose with approx 3" tear. Kelly's Directories, Ltd., London: 1939. £102.00





  133. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF THE CITY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE, With the CITY OF BRISTOL, 1894. With 2 folding county maps, and a folding plan, xxxii + 764 + 531 + (i) + 401 + 64 pages of adverts, some marks to the original cloth, recased retaining the original endpapers, recent unlettered spine. London: Kelly and Co Ltd., 1894. £185.00





  134. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF KENT, SURREY AND SUSSEX. 1934. With 3 folding maps, xxxii + 1153 + viii + 794 + 977pp, Sussex map loose and torn, Surrey map loose and slightly ragged to portion of one edge, some tears to Kent map, original cloth, worn, rear hinge partly split, back outer hinge broken, top inner hinge held by tapes, last leaf and rear endpaper loose with a few tears, the last leaf of the Kent section has a small portion torn from inner margin slightly affecting a few words. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1934. £80.00





  135. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CII (102). 1985. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 301pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1986. £8.00
    * Articles include:- Origins of Wye College; Turnpike Roads in the Canterbury area; Cradock, Amherst and Howell, etc.






  136. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXV (115). 1995. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 506pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1996. £10.00
    * Articles include:- Sandwich Bay archaeology; Royal Military Canal, near Ham Street; Sir Richard Clement, Igtham Mote; Romano-British Villa at Snodland; Witchcraft Counter-Spells in Charing, etc.






  137. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXI (111). 1993. Plates, illusts, diagrams, folding pedigrees, 337pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1993. £8.00
    * Articles include:- Families of Oxenhoath, West Peckham; Peirce House Charing and its Owners; Medway Megaliths, etc.






  138. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXIV (114). 1994. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 495pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1995. £8.00
    * Articles include:- Defences of the Second Anglo-Dutch War at Gravesend; Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Eccles; Kent Yeoman in the 17th century; Excavations at Boys Hall Moat, etc.






  139. Kent Archaeological Society, Editor A.P. Detsicas. ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Volume XCIII General Index to volumes LXXXIX and XCI to CIX. 300pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Stroud: 1995. £8.00





  140. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXVI (116). 1996. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 361pp, original cloth. Produced for the Society by Alan Sutton, Stroud: 1997. £8.00
    * Articles include:- Wreck of S.S. Castor (1870-1894); Tonbridge Castle; Earthworks at Romney Marsh; Julliberrie's Grave, Chilham, etc.






  141. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXVII (117). 1997. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 278pp, original cloth. Kent Archaeological Society: 1998. £8.00
    * Articles include:- Sandwich to Dover Turnpike; Earldom of Kent from c.1050 till 1189; Archaeological Investigations at Hollingbourne, etc.






  142. Kent Archaeological Society ARCHAEOLOGIA CANTIANA. Being Contributions to the History and Archaeology of Kent. Volume CXVIII (118). 1998. Plates, illusts, diagrams, 397pp, original cloth. Published by the Kent Archaeolgical Society, 1999. £8.00
    * Articles include:- 19th century Sandwich; Springhead Gardens and Kent Watercress Beds; Lords and Ladies of Tonbridge Castle; Excavations at Each End Ash, etc.






  143. Kingston (William H.G) A YACHT VOYAGE ROUND ENGLAND. New Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Numerous illustrations, 320pp, original decorative cloth, a.e.g., lightly rubbed to edges, splash mark to margin of one leaf, some discolouration to verso of front endpaper and to verso of frontis. Religious Tract Society. London: c.1880. £20.00
    * The story of 2 boys and their father who travel round the coast from the Solent, and includes information on the places they stopped off to visit. Over half the work is devoted to the portion of the voyage round the coast of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.






  144. Langdon and Harker, printer THE WEEKLY ENTERTAINER AND WEST OF ENGLAND MISCELLANY: From Monday, July 3, to Monday, December 25, 1820. Volume 2. New Series. 520pp + 3pp Index. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, worn, outer hinges split, lacks portions of spine from head and foot. Printed by Langdon and Harker. Sherborne: 1820. £40.00
    * The articles are mainly of a general nature, but they include:- Dorchester Charities; Doulting; Cheddar Cliffs, and other items relating to local topography.






  145. Langdon and Harker, printer THE WEEKLY ENTERTAINER AND WEST OF ENGLAND MISCELLANY: From Monday, January 7, to Monday, June 24, 1822. Volume 5. New Series. 400pp + (3)pp Index, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, worn, outer hinges split, lacks lettering piece and portions of spine chipped from head and foot. Printed by Langdon and Harker. Sherborne: 1822. £40.00
    * The articles are mainly of a general nature, but they include:- Hyaena's Cave in Yorkshire; Smuggling; Steam Boats; Steam Carriages, etc.






  146. Langley (Martin) and Small (Edwina) ESTUARY AND RIVER FERRIES OF SOUTH WEST ENGLAND. Illusts, diagrams, maps, decorative endpapers, 148pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Waine Research Publications, Wolverhampton: 1984. £20.00
    * Covers ferries in Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Cornwall.






  147. [Leech (Joseph)] SUPPLEMENTAL PAPERS BY THE CHURCHGOER. Making the Fourth Collection from the same source. x + [ii] + 186pp, head and foot of spine slightly rubbed, short split to top outer hinge. Bristol: William Georges Sons, 1888. £15.00
    * Includes a further selection of chapters on churches, and the clergy involved; mainly in Bristol, and Somerset. Includes St Mark's Chapel, Bristol; Kempsford; Saint Werburgh's, Bristol; Weston-super-Mare; Uphill; Burnham; Temple Church, Bristol; Brent Knoll.






  148. Leifchild (J.R) OUR COAL AND OUR COAL PITS. The People in Them and the Scenes Around Them. x + 243pp, original cloth. Originally printed in 1856. Reprinted, Frank Cass & Co., London: 1968. £30.00





  149. Lewes (George Henry) SEA-SIDE STUDIES at Ilfracombe, Tenby, The Scilly Isles, & Jersey. With Illustrations. With 7 plates, x + 428pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed, «" split to head of rear outer hinge, small portion missing from fore-edge margin of frontis, Cornwall Record Office stamp to front endpaper, and number to base of spine. Second Edition, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London: 1860. £35.00 --- See sample text
    * With the bookplate of John Davies Enys. 'I have endeavoured to furnish the visitor to the sea-side with plain directions, by means of which he may study and enjoy the marvels of ocean life.... ' Preface.






  150. Lewis (G.R) THE STANNARIES A Study of the Medieval Tin Miners of Cornwall and Devon. xviii + 299pp, few spots to edges of dustwrapper. Reprinted, Truro: D. Bradford Barton, 1965. £45.00





  151. Lewis (G.R) THE STANNARIES A Study of the Medieval Tin Miners of Cornwall and Devon. xviii + 299pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded, front inner hinge cracked, Cornwall Record Office stamp to pastedown, and class number to spine. Riverside Press, Cambridge, (U.S.A.): 1908. £40.00
    * With the bookplate of John Davies Enys.






  152. Lipscomb (George) A JOURNEY INTO CORNWALL, Through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset, Somerset & Devon: Interspersed with Remarks, Moral, Historical, Literary, and Political. xiii + 364pp, early half calf, marbled boards, covers slightly rubbed, corners rubbed, lacks lettering piece from spine. Warwick: Printed by H. Sharpe, 1799. £150.00
    * Includes a chapter on:- 'Voyage to the Eddistone', as well as visits to Cornish mines, Plymouth docks, and prison, as well as chapters on Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire.






  153. Little (Bryan) ARCHITECTURE IN NORMAN BRITAIN. Illusts, 191pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper, name and private ownership label to front endpaper. B.T. Batsford, London: 1985. £15.00





  154. Little (Bryan) THE MONMOUTH EPISODE. Frontis, 16 plates and 4 maps, 3 of which are folding, 268pp, dustwrapper. First edition, London: Werner Laurie, 1956. £12.00





  155. Llewellin (William), Mushet (Mr), and others REPORT ON THE EXMOOR MINERAL PROPERTY, Addressed to Frederic Winn Knight, Esq., M.P., etc., etc. 22pp. 1855..... Bound with.... FREDERIC WINN KNIGHT, M.P. Plaintiff. against HENRY WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, M.P., and ROBERT HANNAY. 61pp, short tear to one margin, some ink underscoring, ink blot to first leaf, not affecting legibility, hole in the last 2 leaves affecting a few words. 1857. Two items bound in one volume, small folio, early cloth, top boards spotty, and with a couple of damped areas, internally sound. Signed inscription by Knight to the top margin of the first leaf. 1855 and 1857. £125.00
    * The Knight family owned extensive property centered around Simonsbath on Exmoor. Frederick Knight had ambitions to expand mining activity which did not materialise. The reports, in the first item, explored the possibility of mining activity being extended on the moor. The second item is the dispute that arose between Knight and Messrs Schneider and co., iron ore merchants. Pasted in at the rear is a cutting from a newspaper, dated March 1858 about the case.






  156. Lloyd (Ven. Archdeacon) NOTES ON ST. MARY'S CHURCH, Shrewsbury. 147pp, original cloth, couple of names in ink to endpapers. Shrewsbury: Adnitt and Naunton, 1900. £15.00





  157. Lobb (Douglas), edited by Tara Pearce LOBBERY Volume III. 20,000 Lobbs around the world. 134pp, original card covers, small folio, plastic spiral binding, top cover partly torn where held by spiral binding. Occasional ink marginalia by the author. Douglas H.V. Lobb, Truro: 1998. £35.00
    * Includes sections :- Autobiography of Douglas Lobb who was born in Plymouth; Lobbs who to Australia; Lobbs who were 'Sea Dogs'; Lobbs from the 16th century, etc.






  158. Lowsley (Major B) A GLOSSARY OF BERKSHIRE WORDS AND PHRASES. 199pp, interleaved with blanks, early half calf, neatly recased with the old spine laid down, marbled boards and endpapers, a.e.g., ex-ref.lib., with label to front pastedown, and stamp to title-page, and to margin of one leaf. English Dialect Society, London: 1888. £45.00





  159. Lukis (W.C), editor THE FAMILY MEMOIRS OF THE REV. WILLIAM STUKELEY, M.D. and of the Antiquarian and other Correspondence of William Stukeley, Roger & Samuel Gale, etc. Three volumes, frontis to first volume, xi + 540 + errata, and vi + 550 + errata, and xiii + 418pp + errata, original cloth, couple of lower corners to one volume slightly bruised, small portions chipped from head and foot of spines, early ownership name in ink to front endpapers. Surtees Society, Durham: 1882, 1883 & 1887. £170.00
    * Stukeley, 1687-1765, was an early pioneer of the study of prehistoric structures and wrote the first major works on Stonehenge, and Avebury. He believed that these structures were erected by the Druids and went so far as to describe himself as a druid.






  160. Lydd REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF LYDD. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 1012-1014, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £10.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- Police; Gaol; Officers; Courts, etc.






  161. Lymington REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF LYMINGTON, (Hampshire.) Title + pages numbered 740-748, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  162. Maidstone REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF MAIDSTONE, (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 750-770, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  163. Major (A.F) EARLY WARS OF WESSEX. Being Studies from England's School of Arms in the West. Maps, plans, diagrams, including two folding maps in pocket at rear, xiv + 238pp, original cloth. Cambridge at the University Press, 1913. £42.00
    * With the bookplate of Arthur Bulleid to front pastedown.






  164. Major (Albany) EARLY WARS OF WESSEX. Maps, plans, diagrams, 252pp, lacks dustwrapper, a few marginal pen marks. Revised and Illustrated edition. Blandford Press, Poole. 1978. £15.00





  165. Major (Albany F) and Burrow (Edward J) THE MYSTERY OF WANSDYKE. Being a Record of Research & Investigation in the Field. With 112 drawings and 100 plans. viii + 200pp, 4to, original cloth-backed boards, partly faded, corners of boards slightly rubbed, contemporary signature and date on front endpaper. Numbered Limited Edition of 750 copies. Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow and Co., 1926. £70.00





  166. [Manners (John Henry)] JOURNAL OF A TOUR ROUND THE SOUTHERN COASTS OF ENGLAND. With 2 aquatint plates, 229 + 1 leaf of 'Schedule of Miles,' recent paper boards with paper label on spine. London: J. Triphook, 1805. £200.00
    * Manners was the fifth Duke of Rutland and the engravings were taken from drawings by his wife. Contains various observations and historical notes on the places he visits. He starts at Ramsgate then takes a circuitous route via Lands End and finishing at Salisbury visiting places which interest him on the way including various mines viz. Polgooth, Wherry, Cook's Kitchen, as well as Carnon Tin Stream Works, etc. At Plymouth and Southampton he lists the names of the boats in the harbour as well as the number of their guns and the names of their commanders.






  167. Marshall (W) THE RURAL ECONOMY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND: including Devonshire; and parts of Somersetshire, Dorsetshire, and Cornwall.... With a folding engraved map, 332pp and xxiv + 358 + (28) pages of index + (2) pages of publishers adverts, 2 volumes, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco labels on spines. First edition, London: Printed for G. Nicol..... 1796. £180.00





  168. Marshall (William) THE REVIEW AND ABSTRACT OF THE COUNTY REPORTS TO THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE. Volume The Second. Comprising those from the Western Department; Which includes Cheshire, Flintshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, North Wiltshire, North Somersetshire. xxiii + 536pp, original cloth. First published 1809. Reprinted, Augustus Kelley, New York: 1968. £25.00





  169. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CORNWALL.... Bound with.... THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE. Cornwall has an engraved folding map by Bowen and one other plate, pages numbered 1-19, and Devon an engraved folding map by Bowen and one other plate showing 2 views, pages numbered 22-36. Both items complete, and continuously paginated, disbound, few spots the Cornwall map and the adjacent leaf of text partly waterstained and dusty. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £85.00
    * Extract from his work entitled "The Natural History of England.... "






  170. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF KENT. With a folding engraved map by Bowen, pages numbered 175-206, complete, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £55.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled 'The Natural History of England.... '






  171. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. With a folding engraved map by Bowen, pages numbered 401-410, complete, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £35.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled 'The Natural History of England.... '






  172. Matthews (G.F), editor SHROPSHIRE PROBATES in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. 1700-1749. 68 + 1 page of publisher's adverts, uncut, in the original wraps. Issued to Subscribers, Privately Printed, Camberley: 1928. £16.00
    * Dated 1928 on the title-page and July 1929 on the top wrap.






  173. Matthews (John) & Matthews (George), editors EXTRA VOLUME "YEAR BOOKS OF PROBATES" (from 1630). Sentences and Complete Index Nominum (Probates and Sentences) for the Years 1630-1639. 171pp, original cloth, very slight waterstaining to the top corner of approx. 10 leaves. Issued to Subscribers, London: 1907. £28.00





  174. McDonald (Donald) PERCIVAL NORTON JOHNSON. The Biography of a Pioneer Metallurgist. Illusts, 224pp, untrimmed in the original half morocco, cloth boards, ¬" tear to dustwrapper, 2 ownership names and addresses to second front endpaper. Johnson, Matthey & Co., Limited. 1951. £35.00
    * Contains much concerning his mining interests in Cornwall and Devon in Tavistock, Tamar, Pool, and Callington, etc. With a typed letter, on Johnson Matthey headed notepaper, signed by the author loosely inserted. Also loosely inserted are 3 carbon copy typed sheets titled 'Notes on Visits to P.N. Johnson's Sites in Devonshire, Sept/Oct 1947.'






  175. Memoirs of the Geological Survey SUMMARY OF PROGRESS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1909. A few textual illusts. 92pp. 1910.... Bound with.... Ditto for 1910. 87pp. 1911.... Bound with.... A HANDBOOK TO THE MUSEUM OF PRACTICAL GEOLOGY, Jermyn Street, London, S.W. 167pp. 1896.... Bound with.... Strahan (Aubrey) GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGICAL MODEL OF THE ISLE OF PURBECK. 2 maps, one of which is coloured. 26pp. 1906.... Bound with.... Ussher (W.A.E) THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND KINGSBRIDGE AND SALCOMBE. Frontis and textual diagrams, 82pp. 1904.... Bound with.... Reid (Clement) & Flett (J.S) THE GEOLOGY OF THE LAND'S END DISTRICT. Mining Appendix by D.A. MacAlister. With 6 plates and textual illusts. 158 + (5)pp. 1907.... Bound with.... Barrow (George) THE GEOLOGY OF THE ISLES OF SCILLY. With Petrological Contributions by J.S. Flett. With 7 plates and textual diagrams. 37pp + (6)pp. 1906. Seven items bound in 1 volume, cloth, top outer hinge split for 2", otherwise sound, marbled page edges and endpapers. H.M.S.O. London: 1896 - 1910. £180.00





  176. Mercer and Crocker's MERCER & CROCKER'S GENERAL TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DIRECTORY FOR OXFORDSHIRE. &c. Comprising classified lists of the Nobility, Clergy, Bankers.... with an Alphabetical list of the Inhabitants.... The work commences with an Account of Each Town and Village.... Lacks map, (iv) + 17-127 + 1 page of adverts, complete, disbound. Leicester: Mercer & Crocker, 1874. £30.00
    * Extracted from a larger work, hence no title-page.








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  177. Miller (J.S) A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CRINOIDEA OR LILY-SHAPED ANIMALS; With Observations on the Genera, Asteria, Euryale, Comatula & Marsupites. Illustrated with Fifty Coloured Plates. viii + 2pp subscribers list, 150pp + advert leaf, 4to, early half calf, marbled boards, with a later calf spine, and the original labels laid down, occasional light foxing. Bristol: Published for the Author by C. Frost, Broad Street. 1821. £750.00
    * 'As the environs of Bristol abound in strata replete with organic remains, I was induced by these considerations to devote a large share of my attention.' Introduction. Miller's excursions also took him to the Mendips, as well as further afield. The subscribers list calls for 140 names which besides many local people, included William Buckland, A. Sedgewick, and Gideon Mantell.






  178. Mines MINES. REPORTS OF THE INSPECTORS OF MINES, to Her Majesty's Secretary of State, Under The Coal Regulation Act, 1872, with the Stratified Ironstone Mines (Gunpowder) Act, 1881; and the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Acts, 1872 and 1875, with the Slate Mines (Gunpowder) Act, 1882; For the Year 1885. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. With 6 folding plans, 6 being coloured and a folding table, xvi + 373pp, small folio, recent card covers, paper label on top cover. London: Houses of Parliament, 1886. £150.00
    * Includes reports on mines in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Forest of Dean, and Somerset. None of the plans are of West Country mines. There are numerous tables listing mines, owners agents, minerals raised, ages of persons employed above and below ground, names of persons injured, cause of accidents, tons of material mined, etc. Le Neve Foster, Cadman, and Frecheville were amongst the authorities who gave evidence.






  179. More (Hannah), Shaw (Clare MacDonald) TALES FOR THE COMMON PEOPLE and other Cheap Repository Tracts. Illusts, 178pp, original pictorial card covers. Trent Editions, Nottingham Trent University, 2002. £12.00
    * Includes an outline of More's life and work in Gloucestershire and Somerset.






  180. Morgan (Owen) THE LIGHT OF BRITANNIA. The Mysteries of Ancient British Druidism Unveiled; The Original Source of Phallic Worship Revealed; the Secrets of the Court of King Arthur Revealed; the Creed of the Stone Age Restored; the Holy Graal Discovered in Wales. Frontis, a plate, folding plan, textual illusts, v + 430pp, original cloth, roy 8vo. Cardiff, London and New York: c.1890. £65.00





  181. Morris's MORRIS'S BUSINESS DIRECTORY LONDON Suburban, Provincial and Foreign Trade Guide 1926. Sixty-Fourth Edition. x + 1503pp, 4to, original cloth, rubbed to edges, few marks to boards, inner hinges weak. London: J.R. Stacey, 1926. £105.00





  182. Mowl (Timothy) WILLIAM BECKFORD Composing for Mozart. Plates, xii + 324pp, dustwrapper. John Murray, London: 1998. £15.00
    * He built Fonthill Abbey in Wiltshire and Lansdown Tower in Bath.






  183. Murray's HANDBOOK FOR DEVON AND CORNWALL (1859). With large folding map, lvi + 293 pages, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, name to front endpaper. Reprinted, Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1971. £18.00





  184. Nasmyth (James), edited by Samuel Smiles JAMES NASMYTH Engineer An Autobiography. With a Portrait and Textual Illustrations. xx + 450pp, full calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, marbled endpapers, and page edges, covers lightly rubbed, contemporary inscription on second blank. A New Edition, John Murray, London: 1885. £30.00





  185. Newport REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF NEWPORT (Isle of Wight.) Title + pages numbered 772-796, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £20.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  186. Oliver (Rev. George) COLLECTIONS ILLUSTRATING THE HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC RELIGION IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, WILTS, DORSET, SOMERSET AND GLOUCESTER. In two parts Historical & Biographical. viii + 576pp, original cloth, partly faded, minor spotting to prelims. First edition. London: Charles Dolman, 1857. £65.00 --- See sample text





  187. Orme (Nicholas), editor NICHOLAS ROSCARROCK'S LIVES OF THE SAINTS: CORNWALL AND DEVON. Frontis, illusts, x + 235pp, original card covers, dustwrapper. Devon & Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 35. Torquay: 1992. £16.00





  188. Paterson (Daniel) A NEW AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE DIRECT AND PRINCIPAL CROSS ROADS IN GREAT BRITAIN. Containing, I. An Alphabetical List of all the Cities, Towns, and Remarkable Villages.... II. The Direct Roads from London to all the Cities, Boroughs, Market, and Sea-Port, Towns.... shewing the Distance from each City, Town, or Village, to the next on the same Road; with their Distance from London.... III. The Cross Roads of England and Wales. IV. The Direct and the Principal Cross Roads of Scotland. V. The Circuits of the Judges in England.... The Third Edition, corrected And greatly improved; with Additions. Double-page map, xxiii + with 238 double-columns of Great and Direct Roads, and Cross Roads, 12mo, early marbled boards, rubbed to edges, recent calf spine, retaining the original endpapers, raised bands, leather label. London: Printed for T. Carnan, 1776. £95.00





  189. Pearce (Tho.) THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF THE STANNARIES in the Counties of CORNWALL and DEVON. Revis'd and Corrected according to the Antient and Modern Practice. In Two Parts. The First Containing the Charter of Edw. I..... II. The several Laws and Constitutions, made by the several Parliaments of Tinners.... III. A Compleat Treatise of the Laws of the Stannaries.... IV. The Power of the Lord Warden.... V. The Rights of the Prince as Duke of Cornwall.... VI. The Customs of the Stannary of Blackmore.... PART II. Containing the Laws and Customs of the Stannaries of Devon. I. The Charter of Edw. I.... II. The several Laws and Constitutions.... Folio, contemporary full calf, top outer hinges have short splits at head, couple of worm holes slightly affecting spine and outer hinges, recased with original spine laid down and new endpapers, name erased with early ink on title-page. Printed for D. Browne, without Temple-Bar, and J. Newton, in Little-Britain. 1725. £680.00
    * 'Pages 9 to 20 are deficient (mis-printed) in all editions.' see Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubienisis, Volume 2, page 438.






  190. Pennington (Robert R) STANNARY LAW. A History of the Mining Law of Devon and Cornwall. 229pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1973. £18.00





  191. Petersfield REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF PETERSFIELD, (Hampshire.) Title + page numbered 798, single leaf, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £10.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  192. Pevensey REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF PEVENSEY, (Sussex.) Title + pages numbered 1016-1020, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  193. Phillips (John) THE RIVERS MOUNTAINS AND SEA-COAST OF YORKSHIRE. With Essays on the Climate, Scenery, and Ancient Inhabitants of the County. With 36 plates. xv + 316 + [iv]pp, original cloth, neatly recased with new endpapers and old spine laid down, relevant news cuttings pasted to front endpaper, spot to top board, some spotting to plates. Second Subscribers Edition. London: John Murray, 1855. £55.00





  194. Pigot and Co's NATIONAL COMMERCIAL PIGOT'S DIRECTORY FOR 1830. Cornwall, Dorsetshire, Devonshire, Somersetshire, Wiltshire. With 5 folding maps, 282pp, original printed card covers. Originally published 1830. Facsimile reprint, King's Lynn: 1993. £20.00





  195. Pigot's PIGOT'S DIRECTORY OF BEDFORDSHIRE 1830. Lacks map, pages numbered 9-26, complete, disbound. London: Pigot & Co., 1830. £25.00





  196. Pigot's PIGOT'S DIRECTORY OF BERKSHIRE 1830. Lacks map, pages numbered 27-68, complete, disbound. London: Pigot & Co., 1830. £25.00





  197. Pigot's PIGOT'S DIRECTORY OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE 1839. Lacks map, pages numbered 223-238, recent cloth. Pigot & Co., London & Manchester: 1839. £25.00





  198. Pinnock (W) THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF HAMPSHIRE, With Biographical Sketches, &c. &c., With a folding map of the county, vignette title, 76pp, sm 8vo, disbound, some spotting, map off-set. London: Printed for Pinnock and Maunder, c.1825. £30.00





  199. Pinnock (W) THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF HERTFORDSHIRE, With Biographical Sketches, &c. &c., With a folding map of the county, vignette title, 68pp, sm 8vo, disbound, some spotting, map off-set. London: Printed for Pinnock and Maunder, c.1825. £24.00





  200. Plymouth Institution ANNUAL REPORTS AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE PLYMOUTH INSTITUTION. and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society. Volume 19. 1943-44 and 1944-45. With 3 plates, xxiii + 126pp, original wraps, stamp of an institution on top wrap. Underhill, Plymouth: 1947. £12.00
    * Includes chapter on Natural History of the Plymouth Rubble Heaps; Plymouth Chantries; Ratter Street Congregational Church; Early Newspapers in Plymouth and the West; Prysten House; Canada and the Empire Air Training Scheme, etc.






  201. [Polwhele (Richard)] POEMS CHIEFLY BY GENTLEMEN OF DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL. In Two volumes. xii + 205pp and 240pp, early half calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed to edges, small indelible stamp to titles, small amount of light foxing. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell. 1792. £260.00





  202. Ponting (K.G) THE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY OF SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND. With 55 illustrations, x + 214pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Adams and Dart, Bath: 1971. £25.00





  203. Portsmouth REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF PORTSMOUTH, (Hampshire.) Title + pages numbered 800-820, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £16.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  204. [Pulman (G.P.R)] John Trotandot RAMBLES, ROAMINGS AND RECOLLECTIONS. Frontis, 280pp, original cloth, spine faded. London: Longman, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1870. £35.00
    * Includes chapters on Crewkerne Fair, horse racing at Colyton and Beaminster, Whitelackington and Monmouth's Tree, and visits to Jersey.






  205. Pulman (George P.R) THE BOOK OF THE AXE; Containing A Piscatorial Description of that Stream and Historical Sketches of All the Parishes and Remarkable Places Upon its Banks. Fourth Edition, Re-Written and Greatly Enlarged. With Nearly One Hundred Illustrations and a Map. v + 906pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Originally published 1875. Kingsmead Reprints, Bath: 1975. £48.00 --- See sample text





  206. Radclyffe (C), Illustrator, Rowe (G), printer PICTURESQUE ANTIQUITIES &c OF THE COUNTY OF HEREFORD. With 32 sepia lithographic plates, including title page, (i) + 69pp, 4to, early half calf, recent calf spine raised bands, morocco label, retaining the orginal endpapers, corners rubbed, occasional foxing mainly affecting margins of plates. Hereford: T.N. Walsh. Printed by G. Rowe, Cheltenham, c.1840. £420.00
    * There is 1 copy on Copac. The plates are of views which include:- Abbey Dore Church; Abbey Dore Valley; Hereford Cathedral; Croft Castle; Downton Castle; Eastnor Castle; Goodrich Castle; Grosmont Castle; Hampton Court; Holm Lacey; Kilpeck Church; Ledbury; Ledbury Church; Leominster Church; Ley Farm House; Longton Castle; Ludford House; Madley Church; Ross; Symonds Yat; Weobley; Wigmore Castle and Wilton Castle. Many of the views show people in the fore-ground.






  207. Raistrick (A), editor THE HATCHETT DIARY A tour through the counties of England and Scotland in 1796 visiting their mines and manufactories. Edited and with an introduction by Arthur Raistrick. Map, textual illusts, 114pp, dustwrapper foxed, internally sound. D. Bradford Barton, Truro: 1967. £12.00
    * Hatchett visited the stone quarries of Portland in Dorset, the lignite mines at Bovey in Devon, and several Cornish tin mines.






  208. Raistrick (Arthur) TWO CENTURIES OF INDUSTRIAL WELFARE: The London (Quaker) Lead Company 1692 - 1905. The Social Policy and Work of the "Governor and Company for Smelting down Lead with Pit Coal and Sea Coal", mainly in Alston Moor and the Pennines. With 15 plates and 6 line drawings, 168pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, inscription to front endpaper. Revised Second Edition, Moorland Publishing Company, Buxton: 1977. £10.00





  209. Randall (J) HANDBOOK TO THE SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY. Illustrated and Descriptive of Places along the Line, from Worcester to Shrewsbury. Illusts in the text, 50pp, disbound, occasional foxing. Virtue Brothers and Co., London: 1863. £35.00





  210. Ravenhill (Mary R) and Rowe (Margery M), editors THE ACLAND FAMILY: Maps and Surveys 1720-1840. Coloured and blank and white plates, map, xv + 154pp, oblong 4to, original pictorial card covers. Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Exeter: 2006. £16.00
    * The Aclands owned property in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.






  211. Ravenhill (W.W) RECORDS OF THE RISING IN THE WEST, A.D. 1655. Plates, facsimile letter, 165pp, contemporary half calf, leather label, original wraps bound in, inner hinges cracked though sound. A signed letter from Ravenhill is tipped in at the front. Devizes: H.F. & E. Bull, 1875. £45.00
    * Originally published in volume 14 of the magazine of the Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Society.






  212. Reid (Clement), Barrow (G), and others THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND TAVISTOCK AND LAUNCESTON. With 3 plates, textual illusts, 144pp, original wraps, lacks most of spine, portions chipped from wraps adjacent to hinges. First edition, H.M.S.O. 1911. £45.00





  213. Richardson (A.E) and Gill (C. Lovett) REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Numerous illustrations, xx + 188pp, 4to, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. First edition, London: Ernest Benn, Limited. 1924. £50.00





  214. Riley (Hazel) and Wilson-North (Robert) THE FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY OF EXMOOR. Coloured and black and white illusts, plans, xii + 192pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. English Heritage, Swindon: 2001. £18.00
    * Exmoor extends along the coast from Combe Martin in Devon to Minehead in Somerset.






  215. Rimmer (Alfred) ANCIENT STONE CROSSES OF ENGLAND. With 72 illusts in the text, xii + 159pp, original cloth, some foxing to front endpaper and half-title. London: Virtue, Spalding, 1875. £20.00





  216. Roberts (George) THE LIFE PROGRESSES, AND REBELLION OF JAMES, DUKE OF MONMOUTH, &c. To His Capture and Execution: with A Full Account of the Bloody Assize, and Copious Biographical Notices. 2 volumes, with 2 folding maps, woodcuts in the text, plate of Lyme Regis and portrait frontis, 338 + 2pp of publishers adverts, and 346pp, 12mo, original cloth, ownership inscriptions to front endpapers. First edition, London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1844. £85.00





  217. Robertson (Kevin) GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HALTS. Volume 1. v + 127p, 4to, dustwrapper. Irwell Press, Pinner: 1990. £16.00
    * This volume lists all the halts and platforms alphabetically from A to L.






  218. Rochester REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF ROCHESTER. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 842-867, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £18.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  219. Rocque (J), Topographer to his Majesty ROCQUE'S TRAVELLER'S ASSISTANT; Being the Most General and Compleat Director extant, to all the Post, Principal and Cross Roads in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland; Giving The true Names and exact Distances From the Standard in Cornhill for Great-Britain; and From Dublin for Ireland, To all the several Cities, Towns, Villages, &c. in the United Kingdom. The whole collected and computed in a new Manner, more clear and intelligent than any yet published. Bound without map, 136 + iv page index, sm 8vo, early calf boards, later calf spine with lettering piece and raised bands. First edition, London: Printed for M.A. Rocque, 1763. £200.00





  220. Rogers (Rev. Charles) GENEALOGICAL MEMOIRS OF THE FAMILY OF ROBERT BURNS and of the Scottish House of Burnes. 68pp, original cloth slightly rubbed at edges, cloth chipped at head and foot of spine, title slightly spotty and with private indelible ownership stamp to top margin. London: Printed for the Royal Historical Society. 1877. £25.00





  221. Rogers (W.H. Hamilton) MEMORIALS OF THE WEST, Historical & Descriptive, Collected on the Borderland of SOMERSET, DORSET, and DEVON. With full page and textual illusts., 398pp, untrimmed in the original qtr, morocco, lightly rubbed to head and foot of spine. Exeter: James G. Commin.... 1888. £40.00





  222. Rogers (W.H. Hamilton) ARCHAEOLOGICAL PAPERS RELATING TO THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET, WILTS., HANTS., AND DEVON. Plates, textual illusts., 4to, contemporary half vellum, cloth boards, spine gilt tooled, t.e.g., few small marks to covers. Reprinted for the Author. 1902. £125.00
    * Containing 20 papers, separately paginated, all but one with title-pages. Reprinted from various journals and with 3 papers never before published. Includes: Brook family of Somerset and Devon; Huyshe family of Somerset and Devon; Courtenay and Clyveden families of Somerset; Molyns and Hungerford families of Farleigh Hungerford; Stafford family of Suthwyke in North Bradley, Wilts., and Hoke, Dorset; Tudor Merchants of Tiverton and Cullompton, etc.






  223. Rogers (W.H.H) THE STRIFE OF THE ROSES AND DAYS OF THE TUDORS IN THE WEST. Illustrated by Roscoe Gibbs. Plates, (x) + 212 + (ii)pp, original cloth, signed presentation inscription by the author to the Countess Compton, on the half-title. First edition, J.G. Commin, Exeter: 1890. £35.00





  224. Rogers (W.H.H) THE STRIFE OF THE ROSES AND DAYS OF THE TUDORS IN THE WEST. Illustrated by Roscoe Gibbs. Plates, (x) + 212 + (ii)pp, original cloth, 1" split to head of top outer hinge, small hole to rear outer hinge, cloth has few spots and is dull and lightly rubbed. First edition, J.G. Commin, Exeter: 1890. £18.00





  225. Romney Marsh REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF ROMNEY MARSH, (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 1024-1028, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  226. Romsey REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF ROMSEY, (Hampshire.) Title + pages numbered 1330-1334, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £14.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  227. Rye REPORT ON THE TOWN OF RYE. (Sussex.) Title + pages numbered 1030-1039, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  228. Salter (Rev. E.H), editor EYNSHAM CARTULARY. Volume 1 of 2 only. With 4 plates, xxxvi+ 441 + (7) publishers adverts, original cloth. Oxford Historical Society, 1907. £12.00





  229. Seaford REPORT ON THE TOWN OF SEAFORD. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 1058-1060, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £10.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Charters; Gaol; Revenue, etc.






  230. Sharpe (Henry), printer A CONCISE HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF KENILWORTH CASTLE, From its Foundation to the Present Time. The Sixteenth Edition with Additions. Engraved folding plate and folding plan, iv + 36 + iv, sm 8vo, original printed wraps, few small chips to spine, small amount of light foxing. Warwick: Printed by Henry Sharpe, and Sold by the Booksellers in Warwick, Coventry, and at the Principal Inns in Kenilworth. 1825. £35.00





  231. Shepherd (T.H) and Britton (H) BATH AND BRISTOL, with the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester, Displayed in a Series of Views... from Original Drawings by T.H. Shepherd, with Historical & Descriptive Illustrations, by J. Britton. With engraved vignette title, printed title, and with 48 engraved views on 24 sheets, 55pp, 4to, disbound, some light off-setting, and occasional spotting, small waterstain to top of title-page. First edition, London: Jones & Co., 1829. £200.00





  232. Sherborn (Charles Davies) A HISTORY OF THE FAMILY OF SHERBORN. Frontis, 212pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed, short tear to front endpaper, few small marks and some light damp marks to rear board, internally sound. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES. London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1901. £55.00
    * Mainly deals with the family in Lancashire, and Yorkshire and with a chapter on Norfolk.






  233. Shorter (A.H), Ravenhill (W.L.D) and Gregory (K.J) SOUTHWEST ENGLAND. With 95 textual illusts, 52 plates, 3 tables and a coloured folding map, xii + 340pp, few short tears to dustwrapper. First edition, Nelson, London: 1969. £18.00
    * Includes chapters on transport, agriculture, Isles of Scilly, Bodmin Moor, the Bovey Basin, the Lizard, etc.






  234. Skelton (R.A) COUNTY ATLASES OF THE BRITISH ISLES 1579-1703. A Bibliography. Plates, 2 of which are folding, 262pp, short tear to rear of dustwrapper. Carta Press, London: 1970. £40.00





  235. Smeaton (John) THE REPORT OF JOHN SMEATON, ENGINEER, CONCERNING THE DRAINAGE OF THE NORTH LEVEL OF THE FENS, and The Outfall of the Wisbeach River. Large folding engraved section:- 'A Chain and Scale of Levels along Wisbeach River and Channel from Peterborough Bridge down to the Eye at Sea. Taken in 1767 by William Elstobb.' 24pp, sm 4to, untrimmed in the original plain wraps, few small spots. (London: 1769) £125.00
    * Smeaton was one of several engineers who was asked to submit his scheme for this large project. See Skempton's British Civil Engineering Literature 1640-1840. No 1318.






  236. Smith (David) ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES. With 4 colour plates and 121 black and white illusts, 243pp, dustwrapper. B.T. Batsford, London: 1982. £15.00





  237. Smyth (John) NOTES ON CORNWALL AND NORTH DEVON. Rhyming Records of Recent Rambles. 108pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, a.e.g. John Warren, Royston: and Paternoster and Hales, Hitchin: 1877. £40.00





  238. Society of Antiquaries of London, publishers ARCHAEOLOGIA: or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Volume 37. With 6 plates, 315pp, 4to, early cloth, occasional foxing mainly to front and rear. London: Society of Antiquaries of London, 1857. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Bell-Tower of Palace of Westminster; Anglo-Saxon Remains at Kemble, in North Wilts; Possessions of the Abbey of Malmesbury, etc.






  239. Society of Antiquaries of London, publishers ARCHAEOLOGIA: or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Volume 34. Part 2 of 2 only. With 21 plates, pages numbered x + 137-467pp, 4to, untrimmed in the original plain paper wraps, couple of short tears to top wrap. London: Society of Antiquaries of London, 1852. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Life of Sir Walter Raleigh; Tumuli in the East Riding of Yorkshire; British Fleets from 1588 to 1603; Discovery of Body in St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster, etc.






  240. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Session 1904-1905. vol. III - Fourth Series. Full page and illusts in the text, xlviii + 582pp, original cloth, spine slightly darkened, paper label chipped on spine. Printed for the Society, Edinburgh: 1905. £35.00
    * Includes articles:- Stones in Jedburgh; Kirkyard Monuments; Stone Circles in Kincardineshire; Ports on the Poltalloch Estate, Argyll; Scottish Place-Names, etc.






  241. Solly (Edward) AN INDEX OF HEREDITARY ENGLISH, SCOTTISH, AND IRISH TITLES OF HONOUR. x + 205pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed, later recase, retaining the original endpapers. First edition, London: Published for the Index Society by Longman, Green, 1880. £25.00
    * Solly's copy with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown.


    Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries
    A selection from my stock.







  242. Southampton REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHAMPTON. Title + pages numbered 870-892, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £18.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  243. Stanier (Peter) SOUTH WEST GRANITE A History of the Granite Industry in Cornwall and Devon. Illusts, diagrams, maps, viii + 223pp, original pictorial card covers. Cornish Hillside Publications, St. Austell: 1999. £17.00





  244. Sternberg (Thomas) THE DIALECT AND FOLK-LORE OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. 109pp, sm 8vo, disbound, few small pencil ticks in margins. First Edition. London: John Russell Smith. Northampton: Abel and Sons. 1851. £45.00





  245. Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher SURVEY OF WEST COUNTRY MANORS 1525. The Lands of Cecily Marchioness of Dorset Lady Harington and Bonville in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire. xxx + 163pp, small folio, original cloth covered in a loose plastic cover, neat inscription to front endpaper. Almondsbury: 1979. £75.00





  246. Strong (W), Collings (E) etc., publishers THE WEST OF ENGLAND JOURNAL of Science and Literature. Nos. I. II. III. IV. and V. 1835-6. With a coloured folding geological map of Portishead, a plate of the Giant's Cave Clifton and one other folding plate, a few textual illusts, 376 + 254pp, early half calf, cloth boards, new calf spine, with the original calf label on the spine. Slight water staining mainly affecting outer margin of map, and corners to a few prelims, few spots to map and prelims, original owner's (?) name and address in ink to title-page. 5 parts bound in 1. ALL PUBLISHED. Bristol: W. Strong, E. Collings, Bath: 1836. £70.00
    * As well as articles of a general nature, many of them of geological interest, it also contains several articles of local interest including a catalogue of plants in the neighbourhood of Bristol and articles on the Geology of Portishead, and the Giant's Cave, Clifton. See Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis. Vol 3, p381.






  247. Sumner (Heywood) LOCAL PAPERS Archaeological & Topographical HAMPSHIRE, DORSET & WILTSHIRE. With plans, illusts., and maps, some of which are folding, 248 + 1 page of publishers adverts, lacks dustwrapper, original cloth. First edition, Printed at the Chiswick Press. London: 1931. £25.00





  248. Tanner (William) THREE LECTURES ON THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS IN BRISTOL AND SOMERSETSHIRE. 148pp, original cloth, partly faded, neat ownership inscription to front pastedown. London: Alfred W. Bennett, 1858. £48.00





  249. Taylor and Co., printers GENEALOGICAL MEMORANDA RELATING TO THE FAMILY OF NEWTON. 14pp, cr 4to, original printed wrappers, spine split at head and foot. Privately Printed By Taylor & Co. London: 1871. £22.00





  250. Taylor (John) ANTIQUARIAN ESSAYS Contributed to the "Saturday Review." With a Memoir of William George and Portrait. liv + 383pp, untrimmed in the original qtr. parchment, covers lightly rubbed, endpapers foxed, spine slightly darkened and spotty. LIMITED TO 180 NUMBERED COPIES. Bristol: W. Crofton Hemmons, 1895. £18.00
    * Includes articles on Chepstow, Berkeley, Cleeve Abbey, House of Fortescue, Thornbury Castle, etc.






  251. Tenterden REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF TENTERDEN. (Kent.) Title + pages numbered 1062-1069, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  252. Thornbury (Walter) CROSS COUNTRY. Frontis, vi + 337 + 16 pages of publisher's adverts, original cloth, partly faded, lightly rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, and weak. London: Sampson Low, 1861. £45.00
    * Includes chapters on:- Wiltshire Downs; Stonehenge; Druid's Temple at Stanton Drew; Bristol and its Sieges; The Mendips; Irish Fairies; Killarney, etc.






  253. Thurston (Robert H) A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINE. Centennial Edition. With a Supplementary Chapter by William N. Barnard. Illusts in the text, xii + 555pp, original cloth. Originally published 1878. Cornell University Press: 1939. £18.00





  254. Titford (John) THE TITFORD FAMILY 1547 - 1947. Pedigrees and plates, xxx + 239 + 2 page list of subscribers, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1989. £16.00
    * Mainly concerned with the Titfords of Frome in Somerset and Bratton in Wiltshire.






  255. Trevor (Gerald) THE HISTORY OF THE TREVOR FAMILY. 36pp, original cloth. Printed by Wood & Son, Perth: 1948. £20.00
    * Loosely inserted is a hand written letter by Gaynor Trevor from Australia, with the envelope, addressed to R.S.R. Trevor of Builth Wells.






  256. Trinder (Barrie) BARGES & BARGEMEN A Social History of the Upper Severn Navigation 1660-1900. Illusts, 178pp, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 2005. £20.00





  257. Tunnicliff (William) A TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF.... WORCESTERSHIRE section. With large folding map, 8 engraved pages of coats of arms, lacks the index table, pages numbered 67-88, text complete, disbound, light waterstaining to fore-edge margins of a few leaves. Printed and Sold by R. Cruttwell, Bath: 1799. £70.00
    * Includes an 'Index to the Great Roads in Worcestershire' and a 'List of the Nobility and Gentry in the County of Worcestershire.






  258. Tunnicliff (William) A TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF.... HAMPSHIRE section. Lacks map, 8 engraved pages of coats of arms, double page index table, 50pp, disbound with plates and text in 2 separate sections. Salisbury: Printed for the Author by B.C. Collins, 1791. £18.00
    * Includes an 'Index to the Great Roads in Hampshire' and a 'List of the Nobility and Gentry in the County of Hants.'






  259. [Tutchin (John)] THE WESTERN MARTYROLOGY OR, BLOODY ASSIZES. Containing the Lives, Trials, and Dying-Speeches Of all those Eminent Protestants that Suffered in the West of England, and Elsewhere, From the Year 1678, to this Time. Together with the Life and Death of George L. Jeffreys. To which is now added, to make it Compleat, An Account of the Barbarous Whippings of Several Persons in the West. Also the Trial and Case of Mr John Tutchin (the Author of the Observator) with the Cruel Sentence pass'd upon him; and his Petition to King James II. to be hang'd: Never before Printed. Engraved frontis., viii + 340 + 4 pages of publisher's adverts, original cloth slightly rubbed to edges, front inner hinge cracked, contemporary presentation inscription to front endpaper. Reprinted from the Fifth Edition. London: James Blackwood, 1873. £25.00





  260. University College of South West DEVON AND CORNWALL A Preliminary Survey. A Report Issued by The Survey Committee of the University College Of The South West, Exeter. Maps, diagrams, map endpapers, illusts, 318pp, sm 4to, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, with a couple of short snags to head of spine. Exeter: A. Wheaton and Co. Ltd. 1947. £16.00 --- See sample text
    * Includes chapters on Industries, Fisheries, Geology, Minerals, etc.






  261. University of Bristol Reconstruction Research Group GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET AND WILTSHIRE, A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS. With 3 folding coloured maps, each laid down on linen, inserted in pockets at the front and rear, 12pp, folio, original card covers. Published for the University of Bristol by J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd. 1949. £20.00





  262. Ussher (W.A.E) THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND PLYMOUTH AND LISKEARD. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. Explanation of Sheet 348. With notes on the petrology of the igneous rocks by J.S. Flett. Plates and textual illusts, 156pp, recent cloth, with the original printed wraps bounds in. First edition, London: Printed for H.M.S.O. 1907. £30.00





  263. Vaughan (John) THE ENGLISH GUIDE BOOK c.1780-1870. An Illustrated History. With 79 text illusts, 167pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1972. £12.00





  264. Warner (Revd. Richard), of Bath A WALK THROUGH SOME OF THE WESTERN COUNTIES of England. With 2 aquatint plates, engraved sketch maps, 222pp + advert leaf, recent qtr calf, cloth boards, some light foxing. R. Cruttwell, Bath: 1800. £110.00
    * Warner travelled from Bath, through Somerset and Devon, eventually crossing into Cornwall on the Tor-point ferry. Warner did not hold back on his assessments of the places he visited. 'Biddeford is a striking contrast to Barnstaple. A large, wretched. and dirty place, with all the filth, inconvenience, and disagreeableness of a sea-port, and little of its bustle and animation.'






  265. [Warner (Richard) and Hunter (Joseph)] THE OMNIUM=GATHERUM: or Bath, Bristol, and Cheltenham Literary Repository. By Us Two. To be Published every Fortnight. With 4 plates, 240pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, lettering piece, boards lightly rubbed, small worm hole to margin of most pages. Contains seven numbers, continuously paginated. All published. Bath: Printed and sold by Richard Cruttwell, (1814) £80.00
    * Presentation inscription 'From the editor to his friend Dr Charles Parry, 1815.' With the engraved armorial bookplate of Charles Henry Parry to rear pastedown. A curious mixture, including poetry, with little of local interest.






  266. Waters (Ivor) CHEPSTOW PRINTERS AND NEWSPAPERS. Plates and textual illusts, 86pp, dustwrapper. Limited to 120 Copies. Moss Rose Press, Chepstow: 1981. £18.00





  267. Waters (Robert Edmond Chester) GENEALOGICAL MEMOIRS OF THE EXTINCT FAMILY OF CHESTER OF CHICHELEY, Their Ancestors and Descendants. Armorials in the text, xxi + 366 and xxiii-xxxiii + 367-790pp, 2 volumes, 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth, later spines, original endpapers retained. With the armorial bookplates of Antony Richard Wagner in each volume. First edition, Robson and Sons, London: 1878. £145.00





  268. Waters (Robert Edmond Chester) GENEALOGICAL MEMOIRS OF THE FAMILIES OF CHESTER of Bristol, Barton Regis, London, and Almondsbury, Descended from Henry Chester, Sheriff of Bristol 1470. And also of the Families of Astry of London, Kent, Beds, Hunts, Oxon, and Gloucestershire, Descended from Sir Ralph Astry, Kt., Lord Mayor of London 1493. x + 122 + 8pp, 4to, original cloth, gilt, small portion chipped from foot of spine, approx «" missing from head of spine. Reeves and Turner, London: 1881. £32.00





  269. Watkins (George) THE STEAM ENGINE IN INDUSTRY. Volume 1. The Public Services. Volume 2. Mining and the Metal Trade. Illusts, 128pp, and 128pp, 2 volumes, 4to, original illustrated glazed boards. First editions, Moorland Publishing, Ashbourne: 1978 and 1979. £28.00





  270. Watson (J.N.P) CAPTAIN-GENERAL AND REBEL CHIEF The Life of James, Duke of Monmouth. Foreword by His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, K.T. Plates, maps and diagrams, xxiii + 311pp, dustwrapper. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1979. £18.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page and presentation inscription from him on front endpaper.






  271. Watson (W.G. Willis) THE HOUSE OF MARTIN: Being Chapters in the history of the West of England Branch of that Family. Plates, genealogical tables, vii + 146pp, original cloth, cheap paper slightly browned to edges. Loosely inserted is the 8 page prospectus for the work. Exeter: William Pollard, 1906. £85.00





  272. Welch (F.B.A) and Crookall (R) BRITISH REGIONAL GEOLOGY. BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER DISTRICT. With 12 plates, one of which is folding, 86pp, original printed wraps. First edition. H.M.S.O. 1935. £15.00





  273. Wessex Divisional Journal WESSEX DIVISIONAL JOURNAL Volumes 1 - 5. Five volumes bound in one. Illusts, folding maps and plans. There were 9 issues for volume 1, 12 issues for volume 2, each of 24pp, and 4 issues per volume for volumes 3, 4 and 5, with between 192 and 214pp per volume, 4to, few small marks to contemporary binders cloth. April 1909 - October 1913. £85.00
    * Includes many articles with a local interest, as well as many on military tactics and historical subjects.






  274. Western Gazette and Company Limited THE WESTERN GAZETTE ALMANAC AND DIARY FOR 1911. Illusts, adverts, 260pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded, light brown tinge to pages, lower corner to top cover damp stained, slightly affecting lower inner margin of first few leaves. Western Gazette and Company Limited, Yeovil: 1911. £22.00
    * Includes a History of the Somerset Yeomanry.






  275. Western Gazette and Company Limited THE WESTERN GAZETTE ALMANAC AND DIARY FOR 1912. Illusts, adverts, 272pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded, lower corner to top cover damp stained, slightly affecting lower inner margin of first few leaves. Western Gazette and Company Limited, Yeovil: 1912. £22.00





  276. Whitaker (Harold) THE HAROLD WHITAKER COLLECTION OF COUNTY ATLASES, ROAD-BOOKS AND MAPS PRESENTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS. A Catalogue. Illusts, 143pp, original cloth, partly faded, and lightly rubbed to edges. Leeds: The Brotherton Library, 1947. £16.00





  277. Whitcombe (Mrs Henry Pennell) BYGONE DAYS IN DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL. With Notes on Existing Superstitions and Customs. xv + 276pp, original decorative cloth, very slightly rubbed to edges, neatly recased, with new endpapers and the original spine laid down, some marks to cloth. First edition, London: Richard Bentley, 1874. £65.00





  278. Williams (Teresa) SOMERSET & DORSET ABSCONDERS From "The Hue & Cry" 1801 to 1858. 119pp, original card covers. Somerset & Dorset Family history Society, Weymouth: 1999. £8.00





  279. Willmott (Frank G) BRICKS AND 'BRICKIES'. Illusts, 78pp, original paper boards, short split to paper on top hinge. Published Privately, Rainham: 1972. £22.00
    * 'This book is about bricks, brickmakers, barges, and bargemen. and also partly the story of Eastwoods Limited, Brickmakers, and Bargeowners....'






  280. Winchester REPORT ON THE CITY OF WINCHESTER. (Hampshire.) Title + pages numbered 894-912, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £17.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  281. Windle (Bertam C.A) REMAINS OF THE PREHISTORIC AGE IN ENGLAND. (Antiquary's Book Series.) Illustrated by Edith Mary Windle. xv + 320pp + 40pp of publisher's adverts, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges and outer hinges, light spotting to prelims and fore-edges, publishers adverts foxed. First Edition, Methuen & Co. 1904. £15.00





  282. Winter (William) GRAY DAYS AND GOLD. 353 + (v) pages of publisher's adverts, 16mo, original cloth, very slightly rubbed to edges, rear board spotty. First edition, David Douglas, Edinburgh: 1891. £12.00
    * 'relates to the gray days of an American wanderer in the British Islands.... ' He travels around the country visiting parts of Britain which have literary connections. Includes a chapter on Bath.






  283. Wright (W.H.K), editor THE WESTERN ANTIQUARY or Notebook for DEVON, CORNWALL and SOMERSET. Illusts and pedigrees, some of which are folding, Volumes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11 of 12. 4to, one volume is bound in the original half calf, cloth boards, slightly rubbed, outer hinges partly split, though sound, the other volumes have been bound in cloth to match the original volume. Plymouth: Latimer and Son and W.H. Luke, 1881 - 1893. £220.00 --- See sample text
    * The first 3 volumes only were printed by Latimer the rest by Luke. Contains numerous articles on family history, biographies, customs, Devon and Cornwall churches, town histories, folk-lore etc. etc, and includes:- Courtney. Parliamentary History of Tregony; Dredge. Devon Booksellers & Printers; Burnard. Dartmoor Preservation; Crossing. Dartmoor Pixies. etc., etc.






  284. Wright (W.H.K), editor THE WESTERN ANTIQUARY or DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTE-BOOK. Volume 1. March, 1881, to March, 1882. Illusts, xvii + (i) + 219pp, includes 3 page list of subscribers, original qtr roan, cloth boards, small portions missing from rubbed spine. Plymouth: Latimer and Son, 1882. £45.00
    * Includes articles:- Borlase family; Sir Francis Drake; Bonython Family; Dr John Kitto; Charles Church, Plymouth; Ancient Ridge Tiles; Punishments in Olden Times; Preservation of Dartmoor Antiquities; Gorges Monument, St. Budeaux Church, etc.






  285. Wright (W.H.K), editor THE WESTERN ANTIQUARY or DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTE-BOOK. Volume 2. April, 1882, to April, 1883. Illusts, xvii + 216pp, includes 4 page list of subscribers, 4to, original qtr roan, cloth boards, lacks approx «" to head of spine and small strip at foot. Plymouth: Latimer and Son, 1883. £45.00
    * Includes articles:- Lidwell chapel, near Dawlish; Cranmere Pool; Rocks in Devon and Cornwall by William Crossing; Beating the Bounds at St. Columb; Kingsbridge Murder, etc.






  286. Wroughton (John) AN UNHAPPY CIVIL WAR The Experiences of Ordinary People in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire 1642-1646. Illusts, maps, viii + 312pp, original pictorial card covers. The Lansdown Press, Bath: 199. £18.00





  287. Yarmouth REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF YARMOUTH, (Isle of Wight.) Title + pages numbered 914-927, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £16.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.





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