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- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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. £35.00
* Inscription by the author to verso of frontispiece.
- 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. £22.00
- 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. £32.00
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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. £45.00
* The list of subscribers accounts for 305 copies.
- 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. £150.00
* "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.
- 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 Privileges on the Berkeley 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.
- 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. London: Printed by John Nichols for Ralph Bigland, 1791. £16.00
- 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, head of one dustwrapper slightly creased. Reproduced in reduced facsimile, with new appendices, personal-name, and place-name indexes. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1989 - 1995. £110.00
- Bigland (Ralph), Brian Frith, editor HISTORICAL, MONUMENTAL AND GENEALOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATIVE TO THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Part 4. Uley - Yate. Introduction and Indexes. xxvii + 1365-1818pp. Reproduced in reduced facsimile, with new appendices, personal-name, and place-name indexes. Dustwrapper. Gloucestershire Record Series, 1995. £20.00
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Bonnor (T), Engraver ILLUSTRATION OF THE ENGRAVED SUBJECTS WHICH COMPOSE THE FIRST NUMBER OF THE COPPER-PLATE PERSPECTIVE ITINERARY; Consisting of Six Views of the Interior of Gloucester Cathedral.... Bound with.... ILLUSTRATION OF THE ENGRAVED SUBJECTS WHICH COMPOSE THE FOURTH NUMBER OF THE COPPER-PLATE PERSPECTIVE ITINERARY. With 12 plates of the Cathedral on eleven sheets, 2 plates being on 1 folded sheet, with 10 of 11 plates of Goodrich Castle, 1 plate of items found in the Castle Grounds, and 1 plate of Flanesford Priory on the Banks of the Wye, Title-page followed by pages numbered 6-20, being an Introduction, and explanations of 10 of the Cathedral plates. Followed by title-page to the Fourth Part and 50 pages of History of Goodrich Castle, description of the plates, and includes 8 page list of subscribers. Pages 1-4 and 20-24 are in French, followed by a plan of the cathedral and pages 29-41 a further description of Gloucester cathedral. Untrimmed in later half calf, raised bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, few spots to boards, head and foot of spine rubbed, some leaves at the beginning partly waterstained. Published For The Author. (1798) £180.00
* The work was issued in parts, this appears to be the first issue. A third number of the Itinerary was projected but never issued.nAfter the Issue of No II Bonnor issued an Appendix for No I which is not present in this volume.
- 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.
- 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 Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Volumes 1-22. With the Index volume for volumes 1-20. 23 volumes in total. Maps, plates, some of which are folding, early half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, contrasting morocco labels on spines. Bristol: Printed for the Society, 1876-1900. £375.00
* An early run in nice condition. The run contains a wealth of information on the history, architecture, archaeology of Bristol and Gloucestershire, and includes many articles of interest to family historians.
- 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. £14.00
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- 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. £30.00
* Includes papers read on Gloucester library; Monuments in Lanthony Priory; Gloucestershire Tankard; "New Inn" at Gloucester; Abbey Church at Gloucester; Archaeology in Dorsetshire, etc.
- 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'.
- Brockworth BROCKWORTH, AND BROCKWORTH MANOR, Gloucestershire. 18pp, sm 8vo, original pebbled cloth, front inner hinge partly cracked though sound. Privately Printed, no imprint, 1864. £65.00
* Not on Copac, Not in Hyett & Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, or in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.
- 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
- [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
- 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
- Chitty (Henry) and Phillipot (John), edited by Maclean (Sir John), and Heane (W.C) THE VISITATION OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, Taken in the Year 1623, by Henry Chitty and John Phillipot as Deputies to William Camden. With Pedigrees From the Heralds' Visitations of 1569 and 1582-3.... Frontis, x + 312pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, spine slightly faded and rubbed, light spotting to prelims. Harleian Society, London: 1885. £50.00
- 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. £45.00
- 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
- 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. £60.00
* This forms part 1 of Washbourn's Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis.
- 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. £260.00
* 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.
- 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.
- Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATURALISTS; FIELD CLUB. Volume 10. Illusts and diagrams, some of which are folding, 343pp, 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: 1892. £28.00
* Includes articles:- Geology of Forest of Dean; Geology of Cirencester; Minerals of Gloucestershire, etc.
- 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. £28.00
* Includes articles:- Camps at Minchinhampton; Upton Saint Leonards; Wye Valley; Roman Architecture in Britain, etc.
- 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. £28.00
* Includes articles:- Moreton in Marsh; Plants in Gloucestershire; Mendips; Westbury on Severn Geology, etc.
- 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
- 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.
- Cranham Local History Society CRANHAM the history of a Cotswold Village. Numerous illusts, map endpapers, xii + 308pp, dustwrapper. Cranham Local History Society, 2005. £17.00
- 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
- 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. £120.00
- 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. £28.00
* Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF BITTON, in the County of Gloucester. With 17 plates, 11 plans, 5 of which are coloured and 7 of which are folding, text illusts, 2 volumes, , vi + [ii] + 224pp, and xx + 225-389pp, 4to, in the original qtr cloth, paper boards, only a fragment of paper label present on each spine, colour of boards not quite uniform and slightly spotty and rubbed to edges, small amount of water staining to top margins of one volume, occasional light foxing, top margin of two leaves slightly ragged where carelessly opened. Limited to 125 Copies. Privately Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1881-3. £680.00
* 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Ellis (Richard) HISTORY OF THORNBURY CASTLE, Lithographed and printed titles, 2 folding lithograph plans, folding view and 1 other plate, 44pp, original cloth, few spots to cloth, contemporary presentation inscription on front endpaper. First edition. London: Hamilton, Adams, & Co. 1839. £50.00
- Elrington (C.R), editor ABSTRACTS OF FEET OF FINES RELATING TO GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1300-1359. Gloucestershire Record Series Volumes 20. xix + 228pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2006. £25.00
- 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
- 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. £25.00
- 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
- 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. £20.00
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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. £90.00
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. £220.00
* 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.
- 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. £25.00
* 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. £55.00
- 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. £70.00
* 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. £30.00
* Includes articles:- Index to Monumental Inscriptions, Cheltenham; Tomes Family; Manor of Olpen; Longevity in Cheltenham; Notgrove Parish Church; Bathurst Family, etc.
- 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. £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; Extracts from Dyrham Parish Registers, etc.
- 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
- 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
- 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 £15.00
- 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
- Haines (Rev. H) A GUIDE TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF GLOUCESTER, Embracing a description of the Painted Windows, Ancient Paintings, Inscriptions, &c. With the Sanction of the Dean and Chapter. Third Edition Revised and Corrected up to the Present Time, and Illustrated by F.S. Waller, Architect, F.R.I.B.A. Illusts, plans, 91pp, original cloth, very slightly rubbed to edges. E. Nest, Gloucester: (1885) £25.00
- Handford (Michael) THE STROUDWATER CANAL. Plates, 337pp, dustwrapper. Alan Sutton, Gloucester: 1979. £25.00
* Signed by the author on the title-page.
- Harper (Alfred), editor HISTORY OF THE CHELTENHAM GRAMMAR SCHOOL; From its Remodelling under the Chancery Deed of 1851. As Collected from the Newspaper Reports. 160pp, original full calf, raised bands, lightly rubbed to edges. With a Prize bookplate for 'Pace's Grammar School, Cheltenham,' completed in ink and dated 1856, to front pastedown. Alfred Harper, Free Press Office. Cheltenham: 1856. £40.00
- Hart (C) ARCHAEOLOGY IN DEAN. A Tribute to Dr. C. Scott-Garrett. Illusts, 68pp, roy 8vo, original card covers, dustwrapper. Gloucester: 1967. £20.00
- 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
- 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. £15.00
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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. £25.00
- 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'.
- 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
- 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.
- Hulbert (E) and Smith (P.L) CHURCHES AND VIEWS OF STROUD and Neighbourhood. 40pp, small 4to, original bevelled cloth, a.e.g., few damp spots to cloth. Printed at the News Office, Stroud: (1889) £45.00
* 'Short notes on 58 churches in the county. No views are included as the authors had prepared for sale a series of photographs for the purpose.' See Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection No 681.
- 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
- 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, 6 pamphlets, original cloth. 1853-1856 £65.00
* Originally published separately. Presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper. The lecture on Religion, etc., was delivered before the Working Men's Improvement Association. He was president of the association at the time.
- 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
- 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.
- 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. £14.00
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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. £14.00
* Forming Volume 62 of the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.
- 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
- [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.
- 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
- Lilley (H.T) A HISTORY OF STANDISH IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Illusts., map, 269pp, recent cloth. LIMITED EDITION OF 200 NUMBERED COPIES. Portsmouth: 1932. £50.00
- Litzenberger (C.J), editor TEWKESBURY CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNT, 1563 - 1624. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 7. xix + 163pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 1994. £20.00
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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. £55.00
* Extracted from his work entitled "The Natural History of England.... "
- 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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- 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
- Moore (John S), editor THE GOODS AND CHATTELS OF OUR FOREFATHERS Frampton Cotterell and District Probate Inventories, 1539-1804. xx + 364pp, dustwrapper. London and Chichester: Phillimore, 1976. £16.00
- [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
- [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. £80.00
- 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
- Murchison (R.I), Buckman (James) and Stickland (H.E) OUTLINE OF THE GEOLOGY OF THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF CHELTENHAM. A New Edition Augmented and revised by H.E. Strickland & James Buckman. With a coloured folding map, a coloured folding section and 13 lithographic plates 1 of which is folding, 109 + 2 pages of publisher's adverts, original cloth, new spine and endpapers, cellotape stain to inner margin of verso of title-page and contents leaf. H. Davies, Cheltenham: 1844. £165.00
* The first edition did not contain the map, or the lithographic plates.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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. £22.00
- 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. £18.00
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Press (Truman) GLOUCESTERSHIRE LIVES: Social and Political. Illustrated with photographic portraits, 165pp, 4to, original cloth, gilt, a.e.g., covers rubbed, partly faded and with some spotting, internally clean, early inscriptions on front endpaper and title-page. Gaskill, Jones and Co., London: (1894) £35.00
- 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
- 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. £15.00
- 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
- 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.
- Richardson (Eileen M), compiled by GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. General Index. 247pp, original wraps Gloucester Community Council: 1956. £20.00
- 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
- 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. £30.00
- 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
- [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 recipients name to title-page, later bookplate to front pastedown. First edition, London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1831. £68.00
* "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.
- Ross (C.D) and Devine (M), editors THE CARTULARY OF CIRENCESTER ABBEY. Gloucestershire. 3 volumes, frontis and 2 folding plates of manuscripts, xliv + 352pp and folding plate, 353-736pp and xv + 2 folding plates, 737-1182, spines slightly darkened to the first 2 dustwrappers, name in ink to front endpaper of first volume. Loosely inserted in volume 3 is the 'Corrigenda' to the first 2 volumes. London: Oxford University Press. 1964 and 1977. £95.00
* Devine was the editor of the last volume.
- 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
- 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
- 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. £80.00
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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. £225.00
* '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.
- 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.
- 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. £20.00
- 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
- 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
- Sayce (Robert) THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. CIRENCESTER. An Independent College. Illusts including coloured plates, xii + 370pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1992. £12.00
- [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
- 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
- Smith (A.H) THE PLACE-NAMES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Part One. The River and Road Names of The East Cotswolds. Part Two. The North and West Cotswolds. Part Three. The Lower Severn Valley, The Forest of Dean. Part Four. Introduction, Bibliography Analyses, Index. 4 volumes, complete set of 8 folding maps in pocket at rear of volume 4, xiii + 268pp, and xiii + 264pp, xiv + 272pp, original cloth, dustwrappers, 3 volumes have light stain to lower fore-edges, and lower corners of 3 dustwrappers, internally sound, short tear to one dustwrapper neatly repaired to verso. Cambridge at The University Press: 1964-65. £60.00
- Spence (Rose) FRAMPTON ON SEVERN. Portrait of a Victorian Village. Map endpapers, frontis and 63 illusts, x + 150pp, dustwrapper. Chichester: Phillimore, 2000. £18.00
- 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
- 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
- Stratford (Joseph) GLOUCESTERSHIRE BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES. xvi + 360pp, original cloth, gilt, very lightly rubbed to edges. Gloucester: "Journal" Office, 1887. £28.00
* Includes chapters on Sir Robert Atkyns, William Henry Hyett, Archbishop Juxon, etc.
- Swift (William T), Head Master of the Council School, Churchdown SOME ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY OF CHURCHDOWN. Illusts., 90pp, original cloth, spine faded, contemporary presentation inscription to front endpaper. Gloucester: Wellington & Co., 1905. £40.00
- 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. £28.00
- 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. £15.00
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Victoria County History, edited by William Page VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. Volume 2. Plates and textual illusts, xv + 448pp, 4to, original cloth, slightly rubbed, few snags to head and foot of spine, 3" split to foot of rear outer hinge, ex-Bristol University labels to front endpapers, slightly shaken. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1907. £22.00
* Contains chapters on Ecclesiastical, Social and Economic History, Agriculture, Forestry, Sports, Ancient and Modern including Stag and Fox-hunting.
- 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 protected with a loose transparent plastic sleeve, bookplate to front endpaper. Oxford University Press, 1988. £55.00
* Concerns the City of Gloucester.
- 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. £60.00
* Contains the Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred and the Forest of Dean.
- 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).
- '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
- Vyvyan (E.R), editor DOVER'S ANNALIA DUBRENSIA. A Reprint. Frontis, and facsimile of original frontis and title-page, sm 4to, xi + 85pp, original cloth-backed paper boards, small area of paper missing from top board, edges and corners rubbed, top corner of rear board very rubbed, light waterstaining to lower corner of prelims. 'Only 100 copies of this edition were printed.' See Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, volume 1, page 5. Williams & Son, Cheltenham: 1878. £35.00
- Walcott (Mackenzie E.C) MEMORIALS OF GLOUCESTER. 56pp. disbound. E. Nest, Printer, Westgate Street, Gloucester: 1867. £18.00
- 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. £70.00
- 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
- Walters (R.C.S) ANCIENT WELLS, SPRINGS, AND HOLY WELLS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Their Legends, History & Topography. With coloured frontis and 61 black and white plates, xiv + 194pp, original cloth, covers partly faded as usual, few small spots to boards. Bristol: St. Stephens Press, 1928. £68.00
- 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 Volume XXVIII (28). Part 2 of the Society's Transactions.
- Wheeler (Ron) WINCHCOMBE POTTERY The Cardew-Finch Tradition. Coloured and black and white illusts, 168pp, original pictorial card covers. White Cockade Publishing, Oxford: 1998. £25.00
- [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
- 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
- [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. £10.00
* E.W. Savory was a printer in Cirencester from 1888 to 1892, see Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection page 1233.
- 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) £46.00
* This is one of several pamphlets published attacking a sermon preached by Rev. Francis Close denouncing Cheltenham races.
- 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.
- Wilson (Edward T) SANITARY STATISTICS OF CHELTENHAM. A Paper Read before the British Association.... 48pp, lacks the original wraps, with 2 embossed library stamps to first 2 leaves. London: Longman, Green.... 1865. £26.00
- Winterbotham (William) A HISTORY OF THE BAPTIZED CHURCH, MEETING AT SHORTWOOD, in the Parish of Horsley, Gloucestershire. Read at a Centenary Commemoration on its Establishment. 56pp, 12mo, lacks wraps. London: Printed by J.S. Hughes, 1820. £50.00
- 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
- 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
- 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. £30.00
* Lists the names, ages, addresses, occupations, sentences, transport, etc.
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