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







  1. 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) £26.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper. Agg-Gardner was a Brewery owner, and elected an M.P. for Cheltenham in 1874, he was defeated in 1880. He was re-elected in 1885, stood down in 1885. Stood for the Cheltenham seat again in 1911 and held it until his death in 1928.





  2. 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. £8.00





  3. 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. £20.00
    * Inscription by the author to verso of frontispiece.





  4. Barlow (Jill), editor A CALENDAR OF THE REGISTER OF APPRENTICES OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER 1700 - 1834. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 25. With 12 tables and 2 plates, xxvi + 196pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2011. £18.00





  5. Barlow (Jill), editor A CALENDAR OF THE REGISTER OF APPRENTICES OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER 1595 - 1700. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 14. With 12 tables and 2 plates, xxxii + 343pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2001. £8.00





  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. £155.00 --- See sample text





  7. Bazeley (Rev. W) and Austin (Roland), editors RECORDS OF GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL Volume III, Part 2 (1885-1927) Pages numbered 145-244 complete, title-page, issued separately, loosely inserted, original printed wraps. Printed by H. Osborne, Gloucester: 1828, £12.00
    * This volume deals with the records of King's (College) School. 1541-1841, only.





  8. Bazeley (Rev. William), editor RECORDS OF GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL For 1882-3. With 10 plates, one of which is double-paged, iv + 156pp, early half, roan, cloth boards, rubbed to edges. Printed for the Gloucester Cathedral Society 1883. £18.00
    * A second part was published in 1884.





  9. Beaver (Daniel C), editor THE ACCOUNT BOOK OF GILES GEAST CHARITY TEWKESBURY 1558-1891. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 31. With plan and coloured illusts, lv + 475pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2017. £22.00





  10. 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





  11. 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. £105.00
    * The list of subscribers accounts for 305 copies.





  12. 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 was once in place across spine to hold it in place, some foxing, early name to title-page. Tewkesbury: Printed by James Bennett. 1830. £35.00
    * The list of subscribers accounts for 305 copies.





  13. Bennett (James), printer and publisher THE TEWKESBURY YEARLY REGISTER AND MAGAZINE. Volume 2. 4 illusts in the text, 564 + (3)pp, untrimmed in original qtr cloth, marbled paper boards, paper label on spine, covers lightly rubbed, top board loose. Printed and Published by James Bennett, High Street. Tewkesbury: 1850. £30.00
    * "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. No more volumes were published after volume 2.





  14. 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. £100.00
    * "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.





  15. Berkeley (Hon. G.F) MY LIFE AND RECOLLECTIONS. With 2 engraved portrait frontis., 4 volumes, xi + 383 and xi + 358 and and x + 358 and xi + 361, early marbled boards, with recent half cloth, paper labels on spines, they all lack the front endpaper, reference library label to front pastedown and half-title, 3 volumes with stamp to title-pages, occasional spotting. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1865 and 1866. £105.00
    * It is stated as being in 2 volumes on the title-pages of the first 2 volumes, however it was not complete until these further 2 volumes were published in 1866.





  16. Berkeley Poachers THE TRIAL AT LARGE of John Penny, William Penny, Thomas Collins, John Allen, Daniel Long, John Reeves, James Jenkins, Thomas Morgan, James Roach, Robert Groves and John Burley, for the WILFUL MURDER OF W. INGRAM, (Gamekeeper to Colonel Berkeley,) At Catgrove, in the Parish of Hill, Gloucestershire: Likewise the Trial of W.A. Brodribb, Gentleman, For Administering an Unlawful Oath to the above persons. at Gloucester Lent Assizes, 1816, Before the Hon. Mr. Justice Holroyd. To which is prefixed An Introductory Narrative Of the Circumstances which led to the Apprehension of the Offenders, And a Plan of the Ground On which the Murder was Committed. Engraved folding plan, half title, 65pp, cloth boards, roan spine, edges rubbed. With the bookplate of F.W. Morris and the engraved armorial bookplate of Francis Frederick Fox. First Edition. Gloucester: Printed and Sold by D. Walker and Sons, Journal-Office, Westgate Street. (1816) £260.00





  17. Bigland (Ralph) CHARLTON KING'S or ASHLEY. Extracted from Bigland's Historical, Monumental and Genealogical Collections Relative to Gloucestershire. With a copper plate engraving, 6pp, folio, qtr cloth, paper boards, paper label on top board, short tear to one margin, last leaf browned. First edition, London: Printed by John Nichols for Ralph Bigland, 1791. £10.00





  18. 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





  19. Bitton, transcribed by P. Carlyon-Britton THE REGISTERS OF BITTON. 1571 - 1674. Baptisms, 1572 - 1674. Burials, 1572 - 1668. Marriages, 1571 - 1674. vii + 150pp, untrimmed in the original wraps, lacks spine. Privately Printed for the Parish Register Society. 1900. £30.00





  20. 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





  21. Bradley-Birt (F.B) TEWKESBURY The story of Abbey, Town, and Neighbourhood. With Illustrations by Percy Home and others. 251pp, includes a 2pp list of subscribers, original cloth, marbled endpapers. Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by the author. First edition, Phillips & Probert, Worcester: 1931. £22.00





  22. 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.





  23. 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





    Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeologial Society transactions
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  24. British Archaeological Association TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION at the Third annual Congress, held at GLOUCESTER, August 1846.... Folding map, plates illusts in text, viii + 343pp, contemporary half morocco, raised bands, cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, marbled endpapers, occasional foxing to plates and adjacent pages. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848. £25.00
    * Includes papers read on Gloucester library; Monuments in Lanthony Priory; Gloucestershire Tankard; "New Inn" at Gloucester; Abbey Church at Gloucester; Archaeology in Dorsetshire, etc.





  25. Britton (John) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE ABBEY, AND CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF GLOUCESTER: Illustrated by A Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of that Edifice. With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons connected with the Establishment. With 22 engraved plates, viii + 88 + (2)pp, 4to, later half morocco, few small marks to cloth boards, spotting mainly to margins of plates. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London: 1829. £58.00





  26. 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. £40.00
    * Extracted from the 'Beauties of England and Wales'.





  27. 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, couple of dents to spine. Numbered Limited Edition, signed by the Author. With the armorial bookplate of A.W. Clifford to front paste-down. Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow and Co. Ltd. Foreword dated 1919. £25.00





  28. [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 partly waterstained. William Strong, Bristol: 1845. £24.00





  29. 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, portions missing from spine affecting title. Printed for the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1912. £20.00





  30. Clarke (John) A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF THE INTERESTING PRIORY OF LLANTHONY, near Gloucester; with Notices of Its Original Foundation in Wales, and Subsequent Removal to England; also Additional Notices of Contemporaneous Buildings in Gloucester, and Introductory Remarks on the Monastic System. Illusts, x + 97pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, outer hinges partly split, frontis and title-page spotty. George Bell, London and J.W. Needham, Gloucester: 1853. £40.00





  31. 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. £35.00





  32. 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, untrimmed in early paper boards, lacks spine, plates spotty. Originally published in 1645. Reprinted, Gloucester: Washbourn and Son, Gloucester and Charles Baldwyn, London: 1823. £40.00
    * This forms part 1 of Washbourn's Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis.





  33. Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS OF THE COTTESWOLD NATURALISTS' CLUB. Volumes 1-12 inclusive. Twelve volumes, with illusts, mounted photographs, sketch maps, geological sections including folding coloured 'Longitudinal Section of Thames and Severn Canal Tunnel,' folding coloured 'Map illustrating Mr W.C. Lucy's paper upon the Gravels of the Severn, Avon and Evonlode,' folding coloured 'Longitudinal Section of Great Western Railway Tunnel,' double-page section of 'Malmesbury Water Works Section of Collecting Conduit' roy 8vo, full calf, marbled endpapers and page edges, labels on spines, covers slightly rubbed to edges, few outer hinges cracked, 12 boards loose. 1853 - 1898. £220.00
    * 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; Modern Falconry, etc.





  34. 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. £22.00
    * Includes:- E. Witchell. Section of Stroud Hill.... ; G.S. Boulger. Report on Progress towards completion of Flora of Gloucestershire etc., etc.





  35. Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS OF THE COTTESWOLD NATURALISTS' FIELD CLUB. Volume 13. Illusts and diagrams, some of which are folding, 322pp, original printed wraps bound in at the rear, half calf cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, ex-ref.lib. label to front endpaper, couple of leaves slightly foxed. John Bellows, Gloucester: 1898-1901. £24.00
    * Includes articles:- Camps at Minchinhampton; Upton Saint Leonards; Wye Valley; Roman Architecture in Britain, etc.





  36. Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS OF THE COTTESWOLD NATURALISTS' FIELD CLUB Volume 14. Illusts and diagrams, some of which are folding, 272 + 32 page supplement,, original printed wraps bound in at the rear, half calf cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, ex-ref.lib. label to front endpaper. John Bellows, Gloucester: 1901-1903. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Moreton in Marsh; Plants in Gloucestershire; Mendips; Westbury on Severn Geology, etc.





  37. Cox (Thomas) GLOUCESTERSHIRE, extracted from Magna Britannia. With folding map by Morden. Pages numbered 753-844, complete, later half calf, cloth boards, text browned, and fore-edges cropped to 'Tables' at the rear, c.1720. £50.00





  38. 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.





  39. Crawford (Alan), introduction ROBERT WELCH Design in a Cotswold workshop. Numerous illusts, 63pp, oblong 8vo, pictorial dustwrapper, name to front endpaper. Lund Humphries, London: 1973. £12.00
    * Welch moved to Chipping Campden in 1955 where he worked as a silversmith and industrial designer.





  40. Crawford (William J) THE CHELTENHAM AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE DIRECTORY, Otherwise known as The Cheltenham Annuaire for 1904. 704pp, 12mo, original cloth damp stained, internally sound, spine loose, lacks front endpaper. William J. Crawford, Cheltenham: 1904. £35.00





  41. Crawley-Boevey (A.W) THE CARTULARY AND HISTORICAL NOTES OF THE CISTERCIAN ABBEY OF FLAXLEY, otherwised called DENE ABBEY, in the County of Gloucester. Frontis, 2 plans, 4 plates, viii + 231pp, untrimmed in the original buckram, demy 4to, few small marks to cloth, and small amount of bruising to rear board, light spotting to prelims. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Henry Martin Gibbs, of Barrow Court, Flax Bourton, Somerset to front pastedown. Tipped in at the rear is a typed sheet, concerning the Gibbs and the Otter families, titled:- 'About the Family Crest'. Limited to 100 copies on this size paper. (A further 45 copies were printed royal 4to). Privately Printed for the Author by William Pollard and Co., Exeter: 1887. £145.00





  42. 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. £22.00
    * Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.





  43. Davis (Cecil T) GLOUCESTERSHIRE MONUMENTAL BRASSES. Full page and textual illusts, xx + 230pp, original cloth, rubbed, short splits to outer hinges. First edition, Phillimore & Co., London: 1899. £28.00





  44. Deacon's THE GLOUCESTER COURT GUIDE AND COUNTY BLUE BOOK. A Fashionable Record, Professional Register, and General Survey of the County and of the Cities of Bristol and Bath. With a coloured folding map of the county, 608 + 318pp adverts, original cloth partly faded, few marks to cloth. London: Charles Wlliam Dacon & Co., 1899. £48.00
    * Includes articles on the Geology, Archaeology, Natural History etc., etc. of the area.





  45. Demaus (Rev. R), and Lovett (Richard) WILLIAM TYNDALE A Biography. A contribution to the Early History of the English Bible. New Edition, Revised by Richard Lovett. Frontis and facsimiles, 468pp, original cloth. Religious Tract Society, London: 1886. £20.00
    * Tyndale was born c.1494 in Melksham Court, Stinchcombe. After studying at Oxford he became the chaplain at the home of Sir John Walsh at Little Sodbury. He went on to translate the New Testament. The translation received a hostile reception and eventually led to his execution.





  46. 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. £25.00





  47. 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.





  48. 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. £35.00





  49. Dyde (W) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF TEWKESBURY, The Second Edition, with Considerable Additions and Corrections. Vignette engraved title-page, plan, and 4 plates, one of which shows 2 views, xxiv + (ii) + 243pp, untrimmed in the original paper boards, few ink marks to top boards, covers rubbed to edges, edges of spine rubbed, lacks paper lettering piece from spine. Pasted to the rear pastedown is the label for E. Reddell, No 7. High Street, Tewkesbury, A Circulating Library. Second Edition, Tewkesbury: Printed for the Editor. 1798. £90.00





  50. 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 umtriimmed in later paper boards, with the original damaged top card cover bound in. at the top of this is pasted a label:- 'Rev. C.R. Davy, Tracy Park.' Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1881. £220.00





  51. Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF BITTON, in the County of Gloucester. Two volumes, bound in 1, with 17 plates, 11 plans, 5 of which are coloured and 7 of which are folding, text illusts, vi + [ii] + 224pp, and xx + 225-389pp, 4to, contemporary half morocco, raised bands, gilt motifs in compartments, gilt lines, cloth boards, outer hinges lightly rubbed, marbled endpapers, prelims to both volumes, and a couple of plates slightly spotty otherwise a clean copy. Limited to 125 Copies. Privately Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1881-3. £850.00
    * Ellacombe was a curate of St. Mary's Bitton from 1817 to 1835, he then became the vicar until 1850, when he was succeeded by his son H.N. Ellacombe. Whilst at Bitton he developed a garden that became famous when his son took on the custody and went on to write 2 books on it. H.T. Ellacombe wrote several works and papers on church bells, as well as a History and Antiquities of Clyst St. George, in Devon. Ellacombe moved back to Devon in 1850, where he was born, and succeeded his brother as vicar of Clyst St. George. He died there in 1885.





  52. 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
    * This is an article in part 1, volume 4 of the Transactions of the Exeter Architectural Society.





  53. Elliott (C.H.B) WINTERBOURNE Gloucestershire. Illusts, folding plan, 122 + iiipp, dustwrapper, ownership inscription to front endpaper. First published 1936. Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1970. £18.00





  54. Elliott (C.H.B) WINTERBOURNE Gloucestershire. Illusts, folding plan, 122 + iiipp, covers lightly spotty, front endpaper and front pastedown nibbled to edges by silverfish, otherwise sound. First edition, St Stephen's Bristol Press Limited, Bristol: 1936. £32.00
    * Signed presentation inscription from the author, on front endpaper.





  55. Elrington (C.R), editor ABSTRACTS OF FEET OF FINES RELATING TO GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1300-1359. Gloucestershire Record Series Volumes 20. xix + 228pp, dustwrapper. Includes indices of persons and places and subjects. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2006. £8.00





  56. Elrington (C.R), editor ABSTRACTS OF FEET OF FINES RELATING TO GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1360-1508. Gloucestershire Record Series Volumes 27. xxx + 268pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2013. £25.00





  57. Elrington (C.R), editor ABSTRACTS OF FEET OF FINES RELATING TO GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1199-1299. Gloucestershire Record Series Volumes 16. xxxv + 263pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2003. £25.00





  58. 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. £10.00





  59. 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. £8.00





  60. 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. £12.00





  61. 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





  62. Fosbroke (T.D) BERKELEY MANUSCRIPTS. Abstracts and Extracts of Smyth's Lives of the Berkeleys, illustrative of Ancient Manners and the Constitution; including all the Pedigrees in that Ancient Manuscript. To which are annexed A Copious History of the Castle and Parish of Berkeley, consisting of matter never before published; and Biographical Anecdotes of Dr. Jenner.... Engraved plate of Berkeley Castle, a folding genealogical pedigree of Kingscote of Kingscote, and a folding pedigree of Jenner, of Berkeley, xii + 242 + 2pp of publisher's adverts, 4to, original paper boards, recased with later endpapers, and original spine laid down, lettering piece on spine chipped, and rubbed, some spotting to fore-edges and margins of plate. First edition, Printed by John Nichols and Son, London: 1821. £145.00





  63. 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. £75.00





  64. 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. £45.00





  65. 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





  66. Fox (Francis F) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF OLD SODBURY AND OF LITTLE SODBURY AND OF THE TOWN OF CHIPPING SODBURY, in the County of Gloucester. With 10 plates, three folding maps, 75pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges. With the bookplate of William Bazeley, loosely inserted is a small sheet of paper both sides of which have ink notes, possibly by Bazeley and a postcard of the interior of Chipping Sodbury church First edition, Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1907. £70.00





  67. 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





  68. 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





  69. Garrett (Eric) & Harper (Les), chosen and compiled by YESTERYEAR Collected Papers of Olveston Parish Historical Society. Illusts, 145pp, original pictorial card covers, name to half-title. Corrected and reprinted, Tockington Press, 2011. £11.00





  70. 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. £12.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.





  71. Gethyn-Jones (Eric) TREVISA OF BERKELEY. A Celtic Firebrand. 201pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Dursley: Alan Sutton, 1978. £10.00
    * Born in St. Mellion in 1326; vicar of Berkeley 1350 - 1412.





  72. G[ib] (T) REMARKS ON THE REVEREND MR. WHITEFIELD'S JOURNAL. Wherein His many inconsistences are Pointed out, and his Tenets Consider'd. The Whole shewing The Dangerous Tendency of His Doctrine. 32pp, 12mo, recent qtr cloth, paper boards, paper label on top board, couple of very short tears to lower margin of title-page and first leaf, last page slightly dusty. First edition, London: Printed for the Author, and Sold by J. Brett, at the Golden-Ball opposite St. Clements Church in the Strand.... 1738. £170.00
    * Signed 'G.T.' at end of 'Preface'. Whitefield was born at the Bell Inn, Southgate Street, Gloucester, and went on to influence early Methodist thinkers. He preached extensively in England and America, where he spent much time in preaching and where he founded the Bethesda Orphanage. He was also a slave owner who had slaves working at the orphanage and on his 'Providence' plantation in Georgia. He campaigned successfully for slavery to be re-legalised in Georgia when it was abolished in 1749.





  73. 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. £16.00
    * 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.





  74. 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.





  75. 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. £20.00
    * 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.





  76. 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. £30.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Painswick, Kingscote and Cam.





  77. Gloucester Corporation GLOUCESTER CORPORATION WATER SUPPLY. 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 with.... A 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. 3 large folding maps, mounted on linen, showing the routes for the main line waterpipes, and the proposed water pipes for the county, the various Bills and Acts have ink notes and amendments. 2 thick folio volumes, original half calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. 1934-35. £95.00
    * A fascinating insight into the proposals, amendments and opposition to the Act which was passed in Parliament in August, 1935.





  78. 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 which includes a coloured folding map, and II. Minutes of Evidence. xiii + 1008pp, original printed wraps, top wrap and first few leaves almost loose, portions chipped from from head and foot of spine. London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, H.M.S.O. 1881. £60.00
    * The Report includes 18pp schedules listing the people who were guilty of corrupt practises at the 1880 and 1874 elections. The Minutes include 10pp of witnesses' names with a page number as to where their evidence is found.





  79. 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. £12.00
    * Includes 18pp schedules listing the people who were guilty of corrupt practises at the 1880 and 1874 elections.





  80. Gloucester Poll Books for 1776 and for 1811. (BY AUTHORITY.) AN ACCURATE COPY OF THE POLL Taken Before Henry Lippincott, Esq; High Sheriff of the County of Glocester, At the Election of a Knight of the Shire for the said County, In the Room of The present Lord Clifford. Begun on Monday, May 6, and ended on Friday, May 17, 1776. The Honourable George Berkeley and William Bromley Chester, Esq; Candidates.... Bound with.... COPIED FROM THE SHERIFF'S BOOKS. THE POLL AT THE ELECTION OF A KNIGHT OF THE SHIRE FOR THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, On Monday, January 28, and ended on Tuesday, February 7, 1811. The Honourable John Dutton and Sir Befeley William Guise, Baronet, Candidates. Paul Wathen, Esquire, High Sheriff.... bound in at the rear (i) A Freeholder TO THE ELECTORS OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Single folded sheet, with an address underneath is a table listing over 200 Proprietor's Names, Parishes, &c., and Commissioners who certified upon the Altered Rates, and Sum Redeemed. J. Wood, Printer, Gloucester: c1811. (ii) HUNDREDS, PARISHES, TOWNSHIPS, &c. Large folded sheet, printed on one side listing the various divisions and hundreds. Roberts. Printer, Gloucester: c.1811. (iii) EPITOME OF THE LAW. 3pp, partly folded, concerns rights of voters, etc. J. Roberts, Gloucester: c.1811. (iv) INSTRUCTIONS TO INSPECTORS. Concerns their responsibilities concerning elections. 2pp + cover leaf. J. Roberts, Gloucester: c.1811. (v) INSTRUCTIONS TO COMMITTEES AND AGENTS. which will serve also for Gentlemen who Canvass. Single folded printed sheet. Jew and Windgate, Gloucester: n.d. (vi) QUESTIONS TO BE PUT BY POLL-CLERKS TO VOTERS. Single folded sheet. no imprint. (vii) Single folded sheet headed 'Hundred of' 'Parish of'. Tables listing For Proprietors, Occupiers, Property, this is a blank folded sheet and nothing is entered. No imprint. (viii) RETURN OF CANVASS. Tables listing 'Name of Voter' 'Name of Tenant' 'Description of Property' 'Return on Canvass' 'Observations'. This is a blank folded sheet and nothing is entered. No imprint. (ix) Bowen (E) ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, Divided into Hundreds.... Folding map, Hundreds coloured in outline, mounted on linen, top margin, and portion of the vignette of Gloucester Cathedral cut away, some browning to surface and to canvas. c.1760 104pp, top right hand corner of the title-page cut away, presumably to remove owner's name.... and.... 98pp, small portion of top margin of title-page cut away, some ink note listing names, abode, etc. to front endpaper, 4to, early unlettered half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, front hinge partly split, short splits to head and foot of top outer hinge, small portion missing from head of spine, small amount of spotting to text. Printed and Sold by R. Raikes. Glocester: (1776) and Printed and Sold by D. Walker, Gloucester: 1811. £320.00





  81. Gloucester Poll Book (BY AUTHORITY.) AN ACCURATE COPY OF THE POLL Taken Before Henry Lippincott, Esq; High Sheriff of the County of Glocester, At the Election of a Knight of the Shire for the said County, In the Room of The present Lord Clifford. Begun on Monday, May 6, and ended on Friday, May 17, 1776. The Honourable George Berkeley and William Bromley Chester, Esq; Candidates. 104pp, lower margin of title-page cut away, 4to, early marbled boards, rubbed, later unlettered calf spine, lacks rear endpaper, titled in ink to top corner of top board. Printed and Sold by R. Raikes. Glocester: (1776) £155.00





  82. 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. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Index to Monumental Inscriptions, Cheltenham; Tomes Family; Manor of Owlpen; Longevity in Cheltenham; Notgrove Parish Church; Bathurst Family, etc.





  83. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES Volume 2. Frontis, xix + 674pp, half morocco, marbled boards. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1884. £30.00
    * 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; Extracts from Dyrham Parish Registers, etc.





  84. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by Rev. B.H. Blacker. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES Volume 3. Frontis, xvi + 694 + 66 pages of publishers adverts, early contemporary half calf, raised bands, leather labels on spine, marbled boards and endpapers, slightly shaken. Wm. Kent, London: and others, 1887. £30.00
    * Includes articles:- Longden Family; Rodmarton Church; Dorney Family; Inscriptions in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cheltenham; Thornbury Castle; Manor of Pucklechurch, etc.





  85. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore. GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. Volume 5. 1891-1893. Illusts, x + (i) + 590pp, original cloth boards, spine faded, slight spotting to frontis and front endpapers. Bristol: William George, and others, 1894. £38.00
    * Includes articles on the Arrowsmith Family; Trotman Family; Earldom of Berkeley; Stiffs of Hawkesbury; Maisemore Bells; Family of Longden; Family of Clutterbuck, etc.





  86. Glynne (Sir Stephen R), edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and J. Melland Hall. GLOUCESTERSHIRE CHURCH NOTES. 186pp, includes the separately issued Supplement, early cloth, morocco label on spine. Phillimore and Co., London: 1900 & 1902. £38.00





  87. 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





  88. Griffiths (S.Y), printer GRIFFITH'S NEW HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF CHELTENHAM. And Its Vicinity.... With 2 maps, one of which is folding, a plan, and with 41 of 43 plates as called for in the 'List of Plates', lacking the view of the 'Arcade Cheltenham', which we have encountered missing several times, and the view of 'Montpellier Baths', which we do not believe was issued as we have never seen it in any copy. Not called for in the 'List of Plates' are plates of 'Williams's Library', 'The Literary Salon Duffield and Weller's Public Library', 'The Plough Hotel', 'The Sale Room of Mr Thos. Price', 18 copper-plate engraved trade plates bound in at the rear, the numbers of these varies from copy to copy, engraved title-page, xiv + 289pp, 4to, untrimmed in the original paper boards, later morocco spine, and new endpapers, boards slightly rubbed, most plates have tissue guards, light spotting to a few plates. First edition. Printed and Published by S.Y. Griffith & Co. Chronicle Office, Cheltenham: 1826. £140.00





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





  90. Hadley (Mary), printer and publisher CHELTENHAM: An Old Story for a New Year. 28pp, 12mo, disbound. Cheltenham: Mary Hadley, Journal Office, c.185- £12.00





  91. Hall (Linda J) THE RURAL HOUSES OF NORTH AVON AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1400-1720. Illusts, diagrams, xix + 316pp, small folio, original pictorial card covers. City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, 1983. £65.00





  92. Handford (Michael) THE STROUDWATER CANAL. Plates, 337pp, dustwrapper. Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1979. £10.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.





  93. Harrison (C.N) EBLEY VILLAGE Notes and Poems. Illusts, 83pp, original pictorial card covers. Privately published, 1989. £14.00





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





  95. 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, worn dustwrapper, ragged to edges. Signed, and dated, presentation inscription by the author to Tom Brown, and with a signed typed letter to him loosely inserted. British Publishing Company, Gloucester: 1953. £140.00





  96. 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





  97. 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. £8.00





  98. Harte (Rev. G.W) A SOUVENIR OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY of the Baptist Sunday School, at TEWKESBURY. A Brief History of the School. Illusts, 19pp, original printed card wraps. Printed by G.C. Gardner, Tewkesbury: 1910. £15.00





  99. Hartland (Edwin Sidney), editor COUNTY FOLK-LORE. PRINTED EXTRACTS NO. 1. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 58pp, untrimmed in the original printed wraps, spine chipped with some loss, and partly split, top wrap partly lightly stained, top wrap and first few leaves slightly crinkled. Published by the Folk Lore Society. 1892. £8.00





  100. Herbert (Nicholas), editor THE FOREST OF DEAN EYRE OF 1634. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 26. Plate, folding map in pocket at rear, xxxix + 182pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Bristol: 2012. £22.00





  101. Hicks Beach (Mrs W) A COTSWOLD FAMILY: Hicks and Hicks Beach. Illusts., 381pp, original cloth, occasional foxing. First edition, William Heinemann, London: 1909. £20.00





  102. 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. £30.00





  103. Hodsdon (James), editor THE COURT BOOKS OF THE MANOR OF CHELTENHAM. 1692-1803. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 9. With plate and 2 maps, xxxviii + 621pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Stroud: 2010. £20.00





  104. 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. £45.00
    * 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'.





  105. Hoyle (R.W), editor THE MILITARY SURVEY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1522. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 6. With 12 tables and 2 plates, liii + 265pp, dustwrapper. Includes an Index of personal names. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1993. £18.00





  106. 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. £60.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Fredrick Sessions, Monkleighton, Gloucester.





  107. 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. £40.00





  108. Humphreys (E.R) MISCELLANEA: OR PAMPHLETS AND LECTURE. Published and Delivered, by E.R. Humphreys, Head Master of the Cheltenham Grammar School. Britain's Working Men..... 46 + (2)pp.... with.... Religion, Science, Labour.... 30pp.... with..... England's Educational Crisis.... 40pp.... with.... The "Warnings of the War:".... 53pp.... with.... "The Dangers of England and Duties of Englishmen.".... 48pp.... with.... The Dangers and Duties of the Present Time.... 64pp, A collected edition of 6 pamphlets which were originally published separately, original cloth, slightly chipped to head and foot of spine, front inner hinge partly cracked though sound. Author's presentation inscription to front endpaper. Wight and Bailey, Cheltenham: 1853-1856 £55.00
    * The lecture on Religion, etc., was delivered before the Working Men's Improvement Association. He was president of the association at the time.





  109. 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





  110. 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.





  111. 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. £6.00





  112. Jacob (Edwin) THE AUTHORITY, NATURE, AND DUTIES OF THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY: A Sermon, Preached in the Cathedral of Gloucester, at the General Ordination, On Sunday, December 20, 1818. 50pp, disbound. Gloucester: Printed for J. Roberts and the Author, 1819. £20.00





  113. 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, 110pp + 28 pages 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





  114. 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.





  115. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1885. Lacks map, preface leaf, and spine, boards loose and stained, xxii + pages numbered 337 - 776 complete, + 98 pages of adverts, few leaves at front and rear lightly stained to margins. Kelly's Directories, London: 1885. £25.00





  116. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1897. With folding map, xviii + 537 + 56 pages of adverts, original cloth, slightly rubbed to head and foot of spine and corners, spine slightly faded, few spots to cloth. London: Kelly's Directories, 1897. £75.00





  117. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1914. Folding map, 553 + 56 pages of adverts, original cloth, spine slightly faded, front inner hinge pulled though sound. London: Kelly's Directories, 1914. £50.00





  118. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1919. With short tear to map with small amount of loss, original cloth, spine faded, slightly rubbed, few 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. £38.00





  119. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1931. With folding map, original cloth, spine slightly faded, small splash marks to top board, name to front pastedown. Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1931. £45.00





  120. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1935. With folding map, original cloth. £40.00





  121. 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





  122. 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





  123. Kimball (Elisabeth Guernsey), editor ROLLS OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE SESSIONS OF THE PEACE 1361-1398. 185pp, original printed wraps, partly faded, top hinge slightly chipped at foot of spine. Kendal: Titus Wilson, 1942. £8.00
    * Forming Volume 62 of the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.





  124. King (Rosemary) ALVESTON Through Time. Coloured and black and white plates, 96pp, original pictorial card covers. Amberley Publishing, Stroud: 2009. £10.00





  125. Knapp (Allan) and Balderson (Robina), compiled and edited by SEVERN SNIPPETS from OLDBURY-ON-SEVERN and neighbouring communities. Recollections of local life by people reflecting the rich and varied life of Gloucestershire villages. Numerous illusts, 208pp, original pictorial card covers, slight crease to rear cover. Ownership name and signatures of Knapp and Balderson to title-page. Printed by DPS, c.2007 £15.00





  126. [Knapp (J.L)] THE JOURNAL OF A NATURALIST. With seven engraved plates one of which is coloured, xvi + 423 + (i)pp, untrimmed in recent qtr calf, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, page edges slightly dusty. Second edition, London: John Murray, 1829. £30.00
    * John Leonard Knapp was a botanist who resided 25 years at Alveston, to which he often alludes. See Hyett & Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, page 4. Vol. 2. He was inspired to write this work after reading White's Natural History of Selborne.





  127. 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. £40.00





  128. Litzenberger (C.J), editor TEWKESBURY CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNT, 1563 - 1624. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 7. xix + 163pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1994. £8.00





  129. 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





  130. Lysons (Samuel) A COLLECTION OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE ANTIQUITIES. With 110 engraved plates, 11 of these plates have been hand-coloured, 38 + (2) page index, folio, full early calf, raised bands, leather label on spine, marbled endpapers and page edges, occasional light spotting, covers very slightly rubbed to edges. Engraved armorial bookplate of George F. Timpson to front endpaper. First edition, London: Cadell & Davies, 1804. £450.00





  131. 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) £28.00





  132. 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





  133. 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. £8.00





  134. 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





  135. 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. £40.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled "The Natural History of England.... "







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  136. [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. £95.00





  137. [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 unlettered paper wraps, a few pages spotty to front and rear. First edition, Bath: Printed for the Author by R. Cruttwell. 1783. £60.00





  138. Morris (Richard K) & Shoesmith (Ron), editors TEWKESBURY ABBEY History, Art & Architecture. Coloured plates, and numerous black and white illusts, maps, plans, xxv + 326pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Logaston Press, Almeley: 2003. £34.00





  139. [Naylor (Sir G)] A COLLECTION OF COATS OF ARMS BORNE BY THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Engraved title, 49pp and 62 engraved plates of coats of arms, 4to, untrimmed with the original paper covers, with original lettering piece on top wrap, now laid down onto new boards, with a new spine, retaining original pastedowns, and with new endpapers. London: Printed and Sold by J. Good. 1792. £170.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Edward Abadam, Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire, to front pastedown and with his indelible stamp to a couple of prelims. Although this work is attributed to Naylor in Hyett & Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, Austin in his Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection, quotes the Dict. Nat. Biog. which states 'it was in reality the work of one Ames, an engraver at Bristol.'





  140. Newenham (W.T) ANTIQUATED SPOTS ROUND CHELTENHAM. With 3 woodcut illustrations, 143pp, 12mo, original cloth, gilt, cover slightly soiled, early inscription on front endpaper. Simpkin, Marshall, London: (1851) £25.00
    * Includes:- Prestbury Camp, Bishop's Cleeve, Seven Springs, Leckhampton, and Winchcombe.





  141. Norman (G), publisher NORMAN'S PICTORIAL HAND-BOOK OF CHELTENHAM; or, Visitors' Guide, with Fifty Engravings. Illusts in text, folding map, 62pp + 36pp of mainly local adverts., 12mo, original embossed cloth, few small marks to covers. G. Norman "Examiner" Office, Cheltenham: 1854. £38.00





  142. North (W), printer and publisher A HANDBOOK AND GUIDE TO PLACES OF SPECIAL INTEREST IN THE TOWN OF TEWKESBURY and the Surrounding Neighbourhood, with interesting particulars of.... Eastnor Castle.... Sudeley Castle, Toddington House.... Hailes Abbey, &c. With 16 plates, 96pp, original printed wraps, paper chipped to foot of spine, spotting to page edges and to a few text leaves. Fourth edition, Tewkesbury: Printed and Published by W. North. c.1899. £25.00





  143. North (W), printer publisher NOTES ON "OLD TEWKESBURY" Past and Present: with comprehensive History and Description of Tewkesbury Abbey Church, The Restoration, Purchase of Abbey House, &c.; Interesting Account of the Battle of Tewkesbury; and Descriptive Particulars of the Old Houses of Tewkesbury, Holme Castle, and several Places of Interest near Tewkesbury. With coloured map, plan of Tewkesbury, and 13 plates, (iv) + 16 + (iv) + 88 + (iv) + 74 + (iv) + 38 + (2)pp, original cloth, spine slightly dull, name to front endpaper. Printed and published by W. North Tewkesbury: c.1895 £48.00
    * 'This book is a collection of guide books previously issued'. Austin 11309.





  144. 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. Includes indices of persons and places and subjects. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1998. £8.00





  145. 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. £10.00





  146. 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.





  147. 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





  148. Pigot's PIGOT'S DIRECTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1830. Lacks map, pages numbered 304-399 complete, 2 leaves loose, disbound. London: J. Pigot & Co., 1830. £20.00





  149. 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. £50.00





  150. 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.





  151. Purnell (Frances) and Williams (Henry W) JUBILEE HISTORY of the Gloucester Co-operative and Industrial Society Limited. Illusts, xiv + 284pp, original cloth, lettering on covers slightly feint. Gloucester: John Jennings, 1910. £14.00





  152. Purnell (Frances) and Williams (Henry W) JUBILEE HISTORY of the Gloucester Co-operative and Industrial Society Limited. Illusts, xiv + 284pp, original cloth, faded, few marks to top board. Gloucester: John Jennings, 1910. £10.00





  153. 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. £8.00





  154. 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.





  155. 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. £25.00





  156. 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. £18.00





  157. Roberts (Daniel) SOME MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF JOHN ROBERTS. Written by his Son. 59pp, later half calf, paper boards, leather labels, lacks approx. " from foot of spine, top outer, and inner hinge cracked. London: Printed and Sold by Mary Hinde, at No 2, in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, c.1770. £120.00
    * Siddington interest.





  158. [Roberts (Mary)] THE ANNALS OF MY VILLAGE: Being A Calendar of Nature Every Month in the Year. Frontis, 3 plates, iv + 362 + (2) pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, recased, spine laid down, original endpapers preserved, some off-setting, early ownership inscription to front endpaper, and recipient's name to title-page, later bookplate to front pastedown. First edition, London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1831. £58.00
    * "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.





  159. 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) £12.00





  160. Roper (Ida M) THE MONUMENTAL EFFIGIES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND BRISTOL. With 40 plates., xvi + 730pp, original half morocco, cloth boards, spine and edges rubbed. Limited to 100 copies signed by the author. Privately Printed for the Author by Henry Osborne, Gloucester: 1931. £110.00





  161. 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





  162. Royce (David), editor LANDBOC. SIVE REGISTRUM MONASTERII BEATAE MARIAE VIRGINIS ET SANCTI CENHELMI DE WINCHELCUMBA, In Comitu Gloucestrensi.... Frontispieces, 2 vols, cxxxiii + 372pp and lxxxv + 634pp, original qtr cloth, paper boards, lightly rubbed to edges of boards. William Pollard, Exeter: 1892-1903. £125.00
    * 'Contains a valuable history of the town and church of Winchcombe.' See Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection. No 11792.





  163. 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. £90.00





  164. 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. £70.00





  165. 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





  166. Rudder (Samuel) A NEW HISTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Comprising the Topography, Antiquities, Curiosities, Produce, Trade, and Manufactures of that County.... with a Copy of Domesday for Gloucestershire.... With a folding map, 16 engraved plates, mostly folding, and one engraving in the letterpress, xii + 854 + lxviiipp, folio, dustwrapper, page edges slightly tinged, inner hinges pulled and weak, rear of dustwrapper creased, and with a couple of sort tears. Limited edition of 350 numbered copies. Cirencester: 1779. Reprinted, Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1986. £60.00
    * 'In this reprint the text has been reduced by 10 per cent.'





  167. Rudder (Samuel) A NEW HISTORY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Comprising the Topography, Antiquities, Curiosities, Produce, Trade, and Manufactures of that County.... with a Copy of Domesday for Gloucestershire.... With a folding map, 16 engraved plates, mostly folding, and one engraving in the letterpress, xii + 855 + 2 page list of subscribers, with the Postscript dated April 3, 1783 and an extra leaf 345-346 for Cirencester, and a new introduction by Nicholas Herbert, folio, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition of 250 copies. Cirencester: 1779. Reprinted, Gloucester: 1977. £90.00





  168. Rudge (Rev. Thomas) THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER,; Compressed, and brought down to the Year 1803. 2 volumes, engraved folding map, 1 plate, xvi + 1pp ('Correction and Additions') + 402pp and Frontis, 409pp, recent qtr calf, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt lines and contrasting leather labels on spines, some light spotting to prelims. Gloucester: Printed for the Author, by G.F. Harris, Herald Newspaper Office, 1803. £175.00





  169. 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. £75.00
    * With the engraved bookplates of George Ormerod of Sedbury Park, and Charles Francis Wyatt, Broughton Rectory, Oxon.





  170. Rudge (Thomas) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. With folding coloured map, 2 folding coloured plans, 2 plates and 2 textual illustrations, viii + 408pp + (8) pages of publishers adverts, untrimmed in recent half calf, raised bands, gilt tooled, marbled boards, both plans slightly waterstained, plates and pages opposite plates slightly spotty, otherwise clean, small hole in 1 leaf affecting letters of 3 words. Second edition, Printed for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, London: 1813. £190.00
    * 'Identical with the 1807 edition. Probably a re-issue of surplus copies of that edition with new title.' See Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature Volume 1, page 57.





  171. 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. £38.00
    * 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.





  172. 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. £10.00





  173. Savory (Charles H), printer and publisher HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF CIRENCESTER, in the County of Gloucester, with an Account of the Public Buildings, Institutions, Roman Antiquities, &c. With 16 plates, 244pp, original cloth, spine laid down, new endpapers, early crude repairs to tears to top margin of 6 leaves. Charles H. Savory. Cirencester: (1858) £60.00





  174. 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. £15.00





  175. [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. £50.00





  176. 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. £35.00





  177. Soden (Geoffrey) GODFREY GOODMAN Bishop of Gloucester 1583-1656. Illusts, 2 folding pedigrees, 511pp, partly faded dustwrapper S.P.C.K. London: 1953. £22.00
    * 'Goodman was the only Bishop of an English see since the Reformation who is generally reputed to have died in the Roman obedience.'





  178. Spence (Rose) FRAMPTON ON SEVERN. Portrait of a Victorian Village. Map endpapers, frontis and 63 illusts, x + 150pp, dustwrapper. Chichester: Phillimore, 2000. £12.00





  179. Stratford (Joseph) GLOUCESTERSHIRE BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES. xvi + 360pp, original cloth, gilt, very lightly rubbed to edges, lower corners of boards, damped and rubbed, internally sound. Gloucester: "Journal" Office, 1887. £8.00
    * Includes chapters on Sir Robert Atkyns, William Henry Hyett, Archbishop Juxon, etc.





  180. Sturge Gretton (M) A CORNER OF THE COTSWOLDS. Through the Nineteenth Century. With Twelve Illustrations. ix + 289pp, original cloth, front inner hinge tender. First edition, 1914. £10.00
    * 'The country I write of.... in the main it is the tableland between the Coln and the Evenlode.... '





  181. 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. £25.00





  182. Tann (Jennifer) GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN MILLS. Plates and textual illusts, 254pp, rubbed dustwrapper, with short tear to rear flap. First edition, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1967. £8.00





  183. 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. £35.00





  184. 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





  185. Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham CATALOGUE OF THE LATE LORD NORTHWICK'S EXTENSIVE AND MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION of Ancient and Modern Pictures, Cabinet of Miniatures and Enamels.... Furniture, Plate, Wines, and Effects at Thirlestane House, Cheltenham.... sold by auction by Mr Phillips at the Mansion on Tuesday 26th July 1859 and Twenty-one subsequent days. Lithographed frontis of Thurlestaine House, iv + 200pp, original cloth, worn, small portions chipped from spine, outer hinges rubbed, first 2 leaves partly stained and spotty. There are prices in guineas, some in ink others in pencil, in the margins for most lots. 1859. £82.00
    * Although spelled 'Thirlestane' in this catalogue it is now spelled Thirlestaine. The house was built in the 1820's by J.R. Scott, an amateur architect, for himself. Northwick acquired it in 1838, finished it off and extended it to house his large collection of art and antiques. Northwick died intestate and after the sale the house was acquired by Sir Thomas Phillips, another voracious collector, who used it to house his enormous collection of books and manuscripts.





  186. 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





  187. 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.





  188. 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, label on spine. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1907. £26.00
    * Contains chapters on Ecclesiastical, Social and Economic History, Agriculture, Forestry, Sports, Ancient and Modern including Stag and Fox-hunting.





  189. 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, private ownership bookplate to front endpaper. Oxford University Press, 1996. £55.00
    * Contains the Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred and the Forest of Dean.





  190. 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, dustwrapper, private bookplate to front endpaper. First Edition, Oxford University Press, 1968. £48.00
    * 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).





  191. '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. £35.00





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





  193. Walker (Thomas A) THE SEVERN TUNNEL: Its Construction and Difficulties 1872-1887. With five portraits on steel and upwards of forty sketches and plans and lithographic plates, some of which are folding, xv + 188pp, original cloth, roy 8vo, few minor marks to cloth, usual light spotting, front inner hinge cracked, short split to head of rear outer hinge, bookplate to front pastedown and to front endpaper. Third edition, London: Richard Bentley & Son, London: 1891. £65.00





  194. 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. £20.00





  195. Washbourn (John) BIBLIOTHECA GLOUCESTRENSIS. A Collection of Scarce & Curious Tracts, Relating to the County & City of Gloucester. Illustrated of, and Published During the CIVIL WAR: With an Historical, Introduction, Notes, and An Appendix. With an engraved plan, ccv + pages numbered 327 - 456, 4to, untrimmed in the original paper boards, boards rubbed to edges, top board loose, map and title slightly spotty. Printed for the Editor, Gloucester: 1825. £50.00
    * This part includes reprints of 4 Civil War Tracts.





  196. Watermoor School, Cirencester COPY OF THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE EDUCATION OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL, THE CIRENCESTER BOARD OF GUARDIANS, and the Managers of the Public Elementary School of Watermoor, in the Borough of Cirencester, in reference to the Admission of Pauper Children into that School. 10pp, + 1 leaf with drop-head title, small folio, stitched as issued. Ordered by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 1 June 1876. £16.00





  197. Watson (Rev. C. Ernest) THE MINCHINHAMPTON CUSTUMAL AND ITS PLACE IN THE STORY OF THE MANOR. With 2 folding pedigree, a folding plan a folding facsimile and 4 plates, 384pp, original cloth. Reprinted From Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1933. £45.00 --- See sample text





  198. Wells-Furby (Bridget), editor THE BERKELEY ESTATE 1281-1417. Its Economy and Development. Coloured frontis, 5 maps, pedigree, xiv + 326pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2012. £25.00





  199. Wells-Furby (Bridget), editor A CATALOGUE OF THE MEDIEVAL MUNIMENTS AT BERKELEY CASTLE. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 17. lxxxix + 574pp dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2004. £30.00





  200. 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. £50.00





  201. 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. £16.00
    * Forming Volume XXVIII (28). Part 2 of the Society's Transactions.





  202. [Williams (A)], compiled by LEGENDS, TALES AND SONGS IN THE DIALECT OF THE PEASANTRY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With several Ballads, and a Glossary of Words in General use. Illusts in the text, 110 + 2 pages of publisher's adverts., sm 8vo, original printed paper boards, later amateur(?) recase, with new endpapers, and crude paper spine, few marks and spots to text, covers rubbed to edges. First edition, C.H. Savory, Cirencester: Kent & Co, London: (1876) £35.00





  203. 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) £35.00





  204. [Williams (Adin)] ROGER PLOWMAN'S EXCURSION TO LONDON, With Adventures and Recollections in Gloucestershire. Frontis, 109 + 2 pages of publisher's adverts, sm 8vo, original printed wraps, small portions missing from top corners of wraps, transparent tape on spine. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Cirencester: E.W. Savory, c.1890. £8.00
    * E.W. Savory was a printer in Cirencester from 1888 to 1892, see Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection page 1233.





  205. [Williams (G.A) ?] THREE TRACTS BY A GLOUCESTERSHIRE GENTLEMAN. 103 + 3 pages of publishers adverts, 12mo, untrimmed in the original plain paper boards, spine very rubbed, and book split into 2. Cheltenham: Printed for G.A. Williams, Librarian. 1823. £8.00
    * A mixture of religion and politics in which he argues for Parliamentary reform.





  206. Williams (G.A), printer THE SPIRITUAL QUIXOTE, Geoffry Wildgoose, in Cheltenham: or a DIS-COURSE on a Race-Course. 23pp, 12mo, original printed wraps are loose and slightly ragged, with a few short tears, wraps slightly off-set. Third Edition. Cheltenham: Printed for G.A. Williams. (1827) £40.00
    * This is one of several pamphlets published attacking a sermon preached by Rev. Francis Close denouncing Cheltenham races.





  207. 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





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





  209. Wyatt (Irene), editor CALENDAR OF SUMMARY CONVICTION AT PETTY SESSIONS 1781-1837. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 22. Map, xxii + 530pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2008. £24.00
    * Lists the names, villages, occupations, crimes and sentences, and dates, etc.





  210. Wyatt (Irene), editor TRANSPORTEES FROM GLOUCESTERSHIRE TO AUSTRALIA 1783-1842. Gloucestershire Record Series. Volume 1. Folding map, xx + 181pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1988. £20.00
    * Lists the names, ages, addresses, occupations, sentences, transport, etc.




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