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    Bristol





  1. Aldous (Tony) CHANGING BRISTOL New Architecture & Construction 1960-1980. Illusts, map, 44pp, original pictorial covers. Bristol Civic Society and Redcliffe Press, Bristol: 1979. £4.00





  2. Arrowsmith Ltd, printer OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE CITY OF BRISTOL. Illusts, adverts, lacks map ?, xxviii + (2) + 108 + (6)pp, original printed wraps, roy 8vo, small portion missing from foot of spine, short tear to top wrap, slight staining to wraps from staples, top outer hinge split for 2", with small portion missing from foot of spine. Published with the authority of the Lord Mayor and Corporation of the City and County of Bristol by J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd. Bristol: 1925. £10.00





  3. Arrowsmith, printer COBBLERS' TALE. With 10 plates, 62pp, sm 8vo, original wraps. J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol: Revised Edition, 1958. £6.00
    * The story of G.B. Britton & Sons Ltd.






  4. Arthur (William) THE SUCCESSFUL MERCHANT: Sketches of the Life of Mr Samuel Budgett, late of Kingswood Hill. Engraved portrait frontis, engraved and printed title-pages, viii + 392pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, very rubbed, head of spine rubbed lacks 1" portion from foot of spine, waterstains to margins of frontis. First edition, London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1852. £18.00





  5. Barker (Cedric) MOSTLY CLIFTON. Numerous illusts, 112pp, oblong 8vo, dustwrapper. Redcliffe Press, Tiverton: 1997. £8.00





  6. Barrett (William) HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF BRISTOL. Lacks the folding map and 2 plates as well as the 2 plates of the Rowley facsimiles, otherwise complete, xix + 698pp, 4to, full early calf, rubbed, later calf spine, one hinge of spine broken, top board loose, ex-Bristol Mechanics Institution, with their occasional stamp, one plate lacks margin and is shaved along one edge, and another has been laid down to strengthen it and partly remargin it. First edition, Printed by William Pine, Wine Street, Bristol: 1789 (dedication leaf.) £55.00
    * Copies of this work frequently have the Rowley facsimiles missing, the speculation being that the publisher no longer wished to include them after Chatterton's deception was exposed.






  7. Belsey (James), Jenner (Michael), and others MUDDLING THROUGH. BRISTOL IN THE FIFTIES. 96pp, original decorative covers, corners cut from top margins of last 2 leaves. Redcliffe Press, Bristol: 1988. £6.00





  8. Borwick (F), editor CLIFTON COLLEGE ANNALS AND REGISTER 1862-1925. With an Introduction by N. Whatley. Illusts and folding plan, cxxxi + 660pp, original cloth, rubbed, inscription 'snowpaked' on front pastedown. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1925. £9.00





  9. Bristol & Avon Family History Society BRISTOL MARRIAGES 1800-1837. Part One. All Saints; Christchurch; St. John the Baptist; St. Mary le Port; St. Nicholas; St. Stephen. Illusts, (266)pp, original printed card covers. Bristol & Avon Family History Society, 1980. £15.00





  10. Bristol Acts A COLLECTION of 13 Acts relating to Bristol which were originally published between 1689 and 1755, reprinted and bound in one volume. 12mo, original calf, worn, lacks lettering piece, top board almost loose, book split into two. Ink underscoring to a few leaves. 1756. £25.00
    * Contains all of the major Acts relating to Bristol within this period. They relate to Hospitals, the Poor, Brokers, the navigation of the Avon and Froome, the Watch and cleaning and improving the City.






  11. Bristol Naturalists' Society, edited by R.A Avery 1975 PROCEEDINGS OF THE BRISTOL NATURALISTS' SOCIETY Volume 35. With plate and textual illusts, 112pp, original printed wrappers. Printed for the Society. Bristol: Burleigh Press, 1976. £5.00
    * Includes the usual reports on the local geology, botany, ornithology, insects and fauna and papers on Whatley Quarry; Gulls on Steep Holm; Building Stone of the Chew Valley area, etc.






  12. Bye (Maurice) CASTLE PARK Before the Blitz. Illusts, plans, 128pp. original pictorial card covers. Tempus Publishing Ltd. Stroud: 2003. £9.00
    * A street by street guide to building and the businesses of this once busy shopping area.






  13. Cannan (E), and others THE ANNALS OF NORTH TOWN, 1875-1905. (Clifton College) Plate, iv + 143 + viiipp, original cloth, spine faded. Albert Pole and Son, Printers, Bristol: 1905 £12.00
    * Lists competitors and results for the various sports, Cricket, Football, Athletics, Swimming, etc., along with details of various other events.






  14. Carleton (Don) THE PRINCE'S OF PARK ROW. Illusts, 30pp, original pictorial card covers. Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, 1983. £4.00





  15. Christie (O.F) A HISTORY OF CLIFTON COLLEGE 1860-1934. Illusts, 384pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded, occasional light spotting to text. J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol. 1935. £9.00





  16. Corry (John) and Evans (John) THE HISTORY OF BRISTOL, Civil and Ecclesiastical. 2 volumes, lacks plates, iv + 479 and iv + 445pp, recent qtr calf, raised bands, marbled boards, and endpapers. Bristol: Printed and published by W. Sheppard, 1816. £40.00





  17. Davies (Rupert E) THE CHURCH IN BRISTOL. A Short History. With illustrations by Reginald Dymond. Text illusts, 105pp, 12mo, original card covers, marks to lower covers where cellotape removed. John Wright, Bristol: 1960. £8.00





  18. Evans (Rev. John) THE HISTORY OF BRISTOL, Civil and Ecclesiastical; including Biographical Notices of Eminent and Distinguished Natives. Volume 2 of 2 only. Lacks plates, iv + 445pp, early calf, front inner hinge broken, few leaves almost loose. Bristol: Printed and Published by W. Sheppard, 1816. £10.00
    * The first volume was attributed to John Corry.






  19. Fitzgerald (Maurice H) THE STORY OF BRISTOL CATHEDRAL. 80pp, original cloth, occasional spotting, fore-edges spotty. Raphael Tuck, London: 1936. £4.00





  20. Hammond (N.G.L), editor CENTENARY ESSAYS ON CLIFTON COLLEGE. Plates, 217pp, original cloth. J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: 1962. £6.00





  21. Higgins (David) THE HISTORY OF THE BRISTOL REGION IN THE ROMAN PERIOD. Double page map, 2 plans, 46pp, original pictorial card covers, covers lightly rubbed. Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, 2005. £5.00





  22. Hudleston (C. Roy) HOW TO SEE BRISTOL. A Complete and Well Illustrated Guide to the City of Bristol. Illusts, adverts, 188pp, original printed card covers. Fourteenth Edition, J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol: 1931. £10.00





  23. Inspector's Report CITY OF BRISTOL. CHARITIES UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL TRUSTEES. Inspector's Report (Copy.) iv + 159pp, folding tables, full contemporary calf, spine and edges rubbed, lacks spine, leather label on top board. Bristol: T.H. Mills, 1871. £35.00
    * The copy in Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature finishes at page 141, at the end of Appendix 2. This copy has pages numbered 145-150, being Appendices 4 to 14. These Appendices appear to have been printed later.






  24. Williams (Bruce) EXCAVATIONS IN THE MEDIEVAL SUBURB OF REDCLIFFE, BRISTOL, 1980. Plates, plan, illusts in text, 30pp, original pictorial card covers. City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and Bristol Threatened History Society, 1981. £4.00





  25. Jones (F.C) and Chown (W.G) HISTORY OF BRISTOL'S SUBURBS. The photographs taken, or collected by, and the book designed and published by Reece Winstone. With plates, maps, 136pp, original boards, presentation inscription on the front endpaper. First edition, Printed by R.J. Acford, 1977. £12.00
    * Signed by Reece Winstone on front endpaper.






  26. Latimer (John) ANNALS OF BRISTOL In the Seventeenth Century. 514pp, original cloth, spine faded, inner hinges cracked and very pulled, top outer hinge split for half its length, rear outer hinge has 1" split at head of spine, small portion missing from head of spine, foot of spine chipped. Bristol: William George's Sons. 1900. £22.00





  27. Little (Bryan) THE CITY AND COUNTY OF BRISTOL. A Study in Atlantic Civilisation. Plates, diagrams, xix + 399pp, original cloth, covered in an adhesive plastic sheet, lacks dustwrapper. First edition, Werner Laurie, London: 1954. £8.00





  28. Mathews (M) MATHEWS'S ANNUAL BRISTOL AND CLIFTON DIRECTORY and Almanack: 1849. 380 + 24 (local adverts) + 20pp, lacks pages 315-340, these being the last few leaves from the 'Commercial List' section, and lacks title of and last leaf of 'Almanack', 12mo, original cloth, with a new spine and endpapers, boards rubbed to edges, lettering feint on top board, few marks to cloth. Bristol: Printed and Published by Matthew Mathews, 1849. £20.00





  29. Morley (Averil) BIRD LIFE ON CLIFTON DOWNS. Map endpapers, 40pp, 12mo., original paper covers. J. Baker & Son, Clifton: c.194- £8.00





  30. Nicholls (J.F) and Taylor (John) BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT. Volume 3 - Civil and Modern History. Numerous wood-cut illustrations, volume 2 of 3 only, ix + 356pp, 4to, original cloth, covers slightly dull, and rubbed to edges, couple of short splits to top outer hinge, inner hinges cracked and pulled. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith. 1882. £20.00





  31. Nicholls (J.F) HOW TO SEE BRISTOL. A Guide for the Excursionist, the Naturalist, the Archaeologist and the Man of Business. Frontis., route maps, lacks large portion of folding plan, xiv + 150pp, pages slightly brown tinged to edges, crayon underlining to one page, disbound. First edition, Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1874. £10.00





  32. Nixon (J.A) THOMAS DOVER: Physician and Merchant Adventurer. 9pp, original printed wraps, owners name on top wrap. Reprinted from "The Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Journal, 1909. £5.00
    * Thomas was born in 1682 and was a descendant of Robert Dover the founder of the Cotswold Games. Nixon was a physician at the Bristol Infirmary.






  33. Parry (Robert Hughes) UNDER THE CHERRY TREE. Illusts. 163pp, dustwrapper. Gomerian Press, Llandysul: 1969. £6.00
    * Includes chapters on his life in Bristol as Chief Medical Officer.






  34. Phillips (James) and Sons THE ROMANTIC BUILDINGS OF BRISTOL HISTORIC INNER CIRCLE. Presented with the compliments of James Phillips and Sons Ltd. Modern Furnishers and Household Removers Full page and textual illusts, 16pp, sm 8vo, original printed wraps. J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: c.195- £7.00





  35. Powell (Cecil) S. MARY REDCLIFFE CHURCH. An Account of the Great Service of Thanksgiving For the Restoration on November 3rd, 1933 And Other Matters. With an introduction by the Vicar and a Description of the Work by Sir George Oatley. Illusts, 81pp, original wraps. 1933. £8.00





  36. Price (Roger) EXCAVATIONS AT ST. BARTHOLOMEWS HOSPITAL BRISTOL. Illusts, plans, 24pp, original pictorial card covers. Published for Bristol Threatened History Society, Redcliffe Press, Bristol: 1979. £6.00





  37. Pritchard (John E) TOBACCO PIPES OF BRISTOL OF THE XVIIth CENTURY AND THEIR MAKERS. With 6 plates, pages numbered 165-191, complete, original printed wraps, small area to top wrap rubbed.. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Vol. 45. 1923. £6.00





  38. Quick (Richard), Superintendent BRISTOL ART GALLERY. CATALOGUE (With Descriptive Notes) of the Permanent and Sixth Loan Collection of Pictures and the collection of Statuary. With 2 floor plans, 87pp, 12mo, original wraps, lacks spine, small portion torn from top wrap, wraps spotty, short tear to rear wrap. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1907. £10.00





  39. Ralph (Elizabeth), editor CALENDAR OF THE BRISTOL APPRENTICE BOOK. Part III 1552-1565. ix + 155pp, original cloth. Volume 43. Bristol Record Society. 1992. £10.00





  40. Reid (Helen) and Stops (Sue) ON THE WATERFRONT The Hotwells Story. Illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers. Redcliffe Press, Bristol: 2002. £8.00





  41. Reynolds (J.B) LANDSCAPE AND LIFE IN THE BRISTOL DISTRICT. A Study in Local Regional Geography. Illusts, double-page map, 148pp, original cloth, slightly shaken, inner hinges held by strings, couple of small marks to cloth. First edition, J. Baker and Son, Clifton: 1913. £12.00





  42. Sampson (Walter A) HISTORY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL BRISTOL. Frontis, armorials in the text, 107pp, original cloth, front inner hinge broken. John Wright & Sons Ltd., Bristol: 1910. £8.00
    * 'More popularly known as "The City School".' Preface.






  43. Seyer (Rev. Samuel) MEMOIRS HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL OF BRISTOL AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD, from the Earliest Period down to the Present Time. Volume 2 of 2 only. With 17 engraved and lithographed plates, includes a plate of Mayor's Chapel and a plate of Redcliffe Church not called for in the list of plates, 601 + 7 page list of subscribers, later cloth, ex-lib, with number to foot of spine, label to front pastedown, and occasional stamp to verso of plates or corner of one margin, occasional spotting to plates. Printed for the Author by John Mathew Gutch, Bristol: 1823. £40.00





  44. Shiercliff (E) THE BRISTOL AND HOTWELL GUIDE; Containing an account of the ancient and present state of the Opulent City.... A concise Description of Villages and Seats in the Vicinity;.... &c. &c. With a frontis and a folding plan, lacks 1 plate, 161pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in original rubbed paper boards, later paper spine, small area coloured to map. Fourth Edition. Bristol: Printed by Mills, opposite the Drawbridge, c.1808. £25.00





  45. Somerville (John) CHRISTOPHER THOMAS SOAPMAKER OF BRISTOL. The Chistr. Thomas & Bros. 1745-1954. Illusts, 121 + (8) pages of index, dustwrapper. White Tree Books, Bristol: 1991. £7.00





  46. Thomas (Ethel) DOWN THE 'MOUTH A History of Avonmouth. Illusts, map endpapers, 128pp, dustwrapper. Second Edition, Ethel Thomas, Avonmouth: 1992. £8.00





  47. Vanes (Jean) APPARELLED IN RED The History of the Red Maids School. Illusts, 188pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, occasional pencil note, and highlighting to first few leaves. Governors of Red Maids School, Bristol: 1984. £12.00





  48. Walters (Roderick) THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BRISTOL POLICE FORCE. Illusts, 22pp, original printed card covers. Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, 1975. £5.00





  49. Weare (G.E) EDMUND BURKE'S CONNECTION WITH BRISTOL, FROM 1774 TILL 1780; With a prefatory memoir of Burke. Illusts, xviii + 174pp, original cloth slightly rubbed to edges, ex-lib. with just a stamp and an ink note to front endpaper, number in ink to foot of title. First edition, Bristol: William Bennett, 1894. £18.00





  50. Winstone (Reece) BRISTOL AS IT WAS 1914 - 1900. Over 170 Photographs. 64pp, roy 8vo, original pictorial laminated boards, spine faded. Third Edition, Bristol: 1972. £8.00





  51. Winterbottom (Derek) JOHN PERCIVAL THE GREAT EDUCATOR. A Short history of the founder of Clifton College, University College Bristol, Clifton High School, and Somerville College Oxford, Headmaster of Rugby and Bishop of Hereford. Illusts, 22pp, original pictorial card covers, small spots to lower corner of a few leaves. Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, The University, Bristol: 1993. £4.00


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    Cornwall





  52. Barton (R.M), editor LIFE IN CORNWALL At the End of the Nineteenth Century. Being extracts from the West Briton Newspaper in the Years from 1876 to 1899. 174pp, dustwrapper. Truro: D. Bradford Barton Ltd., 1974. £26.00





  53. Bullen (L.J) MINING IN CORNWALL. Volume Five: The North Coast. Illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers. Reprinted, Tempus, Stroud: 2003. £10.00





  54. Burt (Roger) JOHN TAYLOR Mining Entrepreneur and Engineer 1779 - 1863. Illusts, 91pp, original pictorial card covers. Moorland Publishing, Buxton: 1977. £12.00





  55. Collins (Rev. C. Trelawney) PERRANZABULOE, The Lost Church Found.... Frontis, xviii + 294pp, original cloth, boards, frontis and title-page loose, fragment of spine loosely inserted, cellotape adhering to inner margins of frontis, title-page, rear endpaper and rear board. Fourth edition. London: Printed for J.G.F. & J. Rivington, 1839. £8.00





  56. Cummings (Alfred Hayman) CHURCHES AND ANTIQUITIES OF CURY AND GUNWALLOE, in the Lizard District, including Local Traditions. With 10 of 12 plates, textual illusts, xvi + 262pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, shaken, stitching pulled, front inner hinge cracked and weak. First edition. London: E. Marlborough & Co. Truro: W. Lake, 1875. £30.00 --- See sample text
    * Includes chapters on Wrecks, Bonython, Bochym, Manor of Wynyanton, Looe Pool, Cornish Language, Folk Lore, etc. No list of plates was published and copies frequently do not have the full suite of 13.






  57. Dunning (Martin) PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES. FRANCIS FRITH'S THE CORNISH COAST. Numerous illusts, 119pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition, Frith Book Co. Ltd., 2000. £10.00





  58. Eade (W). Broad (T), and others CORNISH CAROLS Part 1. Composed by W. Eade, T. Broad, J. Coad, J. Stevens, J. Stevens, A. Woolf and R.H. Heath. 48 photo-copied pages, recent cloth, ex-lib. number to base of spine, stamp to title-page. Originally published Heard and Sons, Truro: 1889. £5.00





  59. Foot (Sarah) RIVERS OF CORNWALL. Coloured and black and white illusts, 120pp, oblong 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Bossiney Books, St. Teath: 1984. £7.00





  60. Fowles (John) SHIPWRECK. Photography by the Gibsons of Scilly. Numerous illusts, 2 maps, 48pp, oblong 4to, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition, Jonathan Cape, London: 1974. £10.00





  61. Gay (Susan E) OLD FALMOUTH. Illusts, 66pp, original pictorial card covers. Oakmagic Publications, Church Stretton: 2000. £6.00
    * This is a reprint of a portion of the original work which was published in 1903.






  62. Gore (David) A CORNISH INHERITANCE The Harveys of Chacewater. Illusts, 88pp, roy 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Published by the author, Lower Basildon, 1997. £10.00





  63. H.M.S.O. CENSUS OF ENGLAND AND WALES, 1931. County of CORNWALL (Part I) xxi + 45pp, few marks to slightly creased printed wraps, couple of short splits to spine, H.M.S.O. London: 1933. £10.00





  64. Hitchins (Fortescue) and Drew (Samuel) THE HISTORY OF CORNWALL from the Earliest Records to the Present Time. Volume 2, of 2 only, lacks plates, pages 5-710, lacks all before page 5, disbound. Helston: Printed and Published by William Penaluna, 1824. £12.00
    * 'Although Mr Hitchins wrote no part of this work, as he died just as he was going to commence it, yet the publishers retained his name on the title page. The History appeared in parts the first coming out in 1815. After the publication of the eighth part in 1817, the work was delayed for nearly seven years, owing to the bankruptcy of the publisher.' See Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis Vol 1. pages 120 & 121.






  65. Husband (S. Teague) OLD NEWQUAY. Illustrations by A.A. Golding. x + 124pp, original printed wraps, lacks approx. half inch from foot of spine. First Edition, Newquay: F.E. Williams, 1923. £26.00
    * Apparently the rarity of this work is due to a large number of them being pulped in the Second World War.






  66. Hutchison (Rev. Aeneas Barkly) A MONOGRAPH ON THE HISTORY AND RESTORATION OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF S. MARY, CALLINGTON. With 3 lithographed plates, textual illusts, 28pp, 4to, ex-lib. later cloth, number to foot of spine, stamp to top board, label to front pastedown, stamp and number to title-page, short tear to frontis. London: J. Masters, Plymouth: G.H. Lidstone, 1861. £25.00





  67. Jenkin (John) A FIRST HISTORY OF CORNWALL. Illusts, maps, 86pp, original pictorial card covers. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1984. £5.00





  68. Johnson (Nicholas) and Rose (Peter) CORNWALL'S ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE. From Prehistory to the Tudors: 8000BC - AD1540. Illusts, maps, plans, 48pp, original pictorial card covers. Third impression, Cornwall Archaeological Unit, Cornwall County Council, Twelveheads Press, Truro: 1997. £4.00





  69. Kittridge (Alan) CORNWALL'S MARITIME HERITAGE. Illusts, 51pp, original pictorial card covers. New edition, Twelveheads Press, Truro: 2003. £4.00





  70. Lane (Harold) MY CAMELFORD Compiled from the writings and photographic collection of the late Harold Lane. Illusts, 20pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Privately published, 2003. £8.00





  71. Le Neve Foster (C) ON THE "GREAT FLAT LODE" AND TIN STOCKWORKS IN CORNWALL. Folding plan, illusts in the text, pages numbered 640-659, complete, private bookplate to top wrap, tear to top leaf through a few words, not affecting legibility. Reprinted from the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, 1878. £6.00





  72. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF LISKEARD. (Cornwall.) Title + pages numbered 524-530, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £14.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  73. Old Cornwall OLD CORNWALL MAGAZINE Volume 2. No. 10. 44 + (2)pp, original printed wraps, light water stain to a few inner margins. Issued by Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. Winter, 1935. £4.00
    * Includes articles:- Helston Fair Song; Cornish Priories, Bodanan in St. Teath, etc.






  74. Old Cornwall OLD CORNWALL MAGAZINE Volume 3, No. 5. Frontis, pages numbered 177-22, complete, original printed card covers, small area rubbed on top wrap. Issued by Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. Summer 1939. £4.00
    * Includes articles:- Romance of Cornish Mining; Trefrize and the Holy Wells of All Hallows, etc.






  75. Old Cornwall OLD CORNWALL MAGAZINE Volume 7. No. 11. Pages numbered 477-520, complete, original printed wraps. Issued by Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. Autumn, 1972. £4.00
    * Includes articles:- Lyne-Glubbs of Liskeard; Timber Bridge, Lawhitton; Cornish Man Engine; Couch Family of Glasney College, Penryn, etc.






  76. Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. SEVENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT of The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. New Series. Volume 1, Part 1 - 1909. Plates, lacks wraps, spine darkened and slightly chipped at head and foot of spine. Truro: Heard and Sons, 1909. £12.00
    * Includes articles:- Cassiterides and Ictis; Tin in Bolivia; Radium and Uranium in Cornwall; Coming of the Saints, etc.






  77. Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. EIGHTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT of The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. New Series. Volume 3. Part II - 1916. Plates, lacks wraps. Plymouth: William Brendon, 1916. £12.00
    * Includes articles:- Cassiterite in Cornish Mill Production; Tin and Tungsten in the West of England, etc.






  78. Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT of The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society 1961. Original wraps, staples slightly rusty, few spots to covers. Camborne Printing and Stationery Co., Ltd. 1961. £5.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish China-Clay Industry; Cornish Mammals, etc.






  79. Royal Geological Society of Cornwall ROYAL GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF CORNWALL TRANSACTIONS Volume 12. Part 9. Plates, 725-812pp, original printed wraps, partly faded, staples rusty, spine chipped. Penzance: 1904. £9.00
    * Contains articles on:- Copper Deposit of Camborne; Cornish Quaternary Geology; Coast Sections in St. Minver Parish, etc.






  80. Royal Institution of Cornwall THE FIFTY-SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CORNWALL. Tables, xxixpp, original printed wraps. Truro: James R. Netherton, 1874. £9.00





  81. Royal Institution of Cornwall ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CORNWALL JOURNAL Volume 25. Parts 1 & 2 - Journal 84 and 85. Illusts, 95pp, lacks lower wrap. Truro: Oscar Blackford, 1938. £7.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish Engineers; Arms of the Duchy of Cornwall, etc.






  82. Royal Institution of Cornwall JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CORNWALL. New Series Volume 6. Part 1. Illusts, 80pp, original wraps. Truro: Oscar Blackford, 1969. £5.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish Potters and Pewterers; Sara Gregor of Trewarthenick, etc.






  83. Salmon (H.C) "MINES OF THE SIXTIES." A selection from the contributions of H.C. Salmon, Truro. Correspondent to the Mining Journal, between 1860 and 1864. Collected and annotated by G.W. Hall. Maps, plates, 283pp, dustwrapper. Griffin Publications, Ludlow: 2000. £15.00
    * Includes chapters on Botallack; Fowey and Par Consols; Wheal Exmouth; Wheal Lucott; East Pool; Dolcoath; South Crofty; Cook's Kitchen, etc.






  84. South Crofty SOUTH CROFTY, LIMITED. A description of the Property printed on the occasion of the visit of the Institute of journalists, Sept. 3rd, 1909. Illustrated with photographs by J.C. Burrow, 22pp, sm oblong 8vo, original pictorial wraps, small area of text slightly rubbed on top wrap. Originally published Camborne Printing & Stationery Co. Ltd, Reprinted Trevithick Trust 1999. £8.00





  85. Symons (Alison) TREMEDDA DAYS A View of Zennor, 1900-1944. Illusts, x + 212pp, original pictorial card covers. Tabb House, Padstow: 1992. £14.00





  86. Timberlake (Simon) PREHISTORIC COPPER MINING IN BRITAIN. Illusts, map, pages numbered 15-34, original pictorial card covers. Reprinted from Cornish Archaeology No 31, 1992. £4.00





  87. Trevithick Society THE TREVITHICK SOCIETY NEWSLETTER. No 28. February 1980. Illusts, 13pp, sm folio, stapled. 1980. £4.00
    * Includes articles on Chacewater; Richard Trevithick and George Stephenson; Cornish Industry 100 Years Ago, etc.






  88. Trevithick Society THE TREVITHICK SOCIETY NEWSLETTER. No 55. November 1986. Illusts, 4pp, sm folio, stapled. 1986. £4.00
    * Includes articles on Burra museum, etc.






  89. Trevithick Society THE JOURNAL OF THE TREVITHICK SOCIETY No 26. 1999. Illusts, 99pp, original pictorial card covers. Trevithick Society, Cornwall: 1999. £6.00
    * Includes articles:- East Bosorne Mine; Great Western Mines; Cornish Vanning Shovel; Tin Streaming in the River Valleys of Camborne, Illogan & Redruth, etc.






  90. Trounson (J.H) and Bullen (L.J) MINING IN CORNWALL. Volume Two: The County Explored. Illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers. Tempus, Stroud: 1999. £8.00
    * Includes mines at St. Just, Hayle,Marazion, Helston,Camborne, Redruth, St. Day, St. Agnes. Perranzabuloe, St Austell, etc.






  91. Williams (H.V) CORNWALL'S OLD MINES. Illusts, 46pp, original pictorial card covers, inscription to front endpaper. Tor Mark Press, Truro: c.1973. £4.00





  92. Woodbine (Ray), transcriber CORNWALL 1851 CENSUS. Liskeard Superintendent Registrars District. Volume 2. Part 3. LISKEARD, ST. NEOT, ST. PINNOCK, and ST. KEYNE. 150pp, 4to, original card covers, clip on plastic spine. Privately published, Par: 1994. £15.00


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    Devon





  93. Acland (Anne) A DEVON FAMILY The Story of the Aclands. Illusts, map endpapers, xviii + 170pp, few short tears to partly faded dustwrapper. Phillimore, London & Chichester: 1981. £12.00





  94. Andriette (Eugene A) DEVON AND EXETER IN THE CIVIL WAR. Maps and illusts, 237pp, dustwrapper. First edition, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1971. £16.00





  95. Authers (W.P) THE TIVERTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 1660 - 1960. A History. Illusts, 136pp, ex-lib, with label to front pastedown and stamps to title-page, recent boards with original printed paper wraps pasted down, covers covered with stuck down film. Published for the Tiverton Congregational Church by W.P. Authers: (1960) £10.00





  96. Baring Gould (Sabine), and others SECOND REPORT OF THE DARTMOOR EXPLORATION COMMITTEE. With 5 plates, two of which are folding, large folding plan loosely inserted, 12pp, original printed wraps, wraps loose and with library stamp to top wrap, and to verso of map. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1895. £15.00
    * With a signed presentation inscription by Robert Burnard, one of the authors, to Dr Brushfield to top wrap.






  97. Bellamy (J.C) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SOUTH DEVON. Five maps, eighty engravings, and nine lithographs. xxvi + viii + 455pp, includes 3 page list of subscribers, recent cloth, ex-lib. with number to base of spine, label to pastedowns, and numbers to verso of title-page. Plymouth: Printed and Published by Jenkin Thomas. London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1839. £90.00
    * Bellamy lived in Yealmpton, was a local surgeon and one of the curators of the Devon & Cornwall Natural History Society.






  98. Bellamy (Reg) POSTBRIDGE The Heart of Dartmoor. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Devon Books and Halsgrove, Tiverton: 1998. £18.00





  99. Bracken (C.W) A HISTORY OF THE PLYMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOL. Illusts, 75pp, 12mo, original printed wraps, hand written title on spine, ex-lib. with stamp and number to verso of title-page. Underhill (Plymouth) Ltd., c1910. £8.00





  100. Bradninch REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF BRADNINCH. Title + pages numbered 456-460, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  101. Bridle (Harriet) WOODY BAY. Illusts, 93pp,original decorative card covers. Merlin Books, Woody Nay: 1991. £5.00





  102. Brockett (Allan) THE DEVON UNION LIST. A Collection of Written Material Relating to the County of Devon. iii + 571pp, original cloth. Exeter: The University Library. 1977. £30.00
    * A valuable reference book, listing the printed works found in the major libraries in the county.






  103. Burnard (Robert) DARTMOOR PICTORIAL RECORDS. Consisting of Eighteen Illustrations from Negatives by the Author, Reproduced in permanent form by the Autotype Company; With a Map, Woodcuts, and Descriptive Letterpress. Volume 3 only of 4 volumes, original qtr roan, 74pp, couple of splash marks to front cover, Dartington Hall stamp to front endpaper, and the bookplate of Thurston Peter, the Cornish author to front pastedown. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Signed and numbered by Burnard and the Printers. Privately Printed. W. Brendon & Son, Plymouth: 1893. £60.00





  104. Bush (Robin) THE BOOK OF EXMOUTH. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 148pp, dustwrapper. Limited Edition. Includes 2 page list of subscribers. Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1978. £30.00





  105. Carter (Jilly) DEVON REFLECTIONS. Illusts, 96pp, large 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Bossiney Books, Padstow: 1996. £5.00





  106. Chitty (Michael) A GUIDE TO INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN EXETER. 24 cyclostyled pages, 4to, original printed wraps, short split to head of spine, couple of spots to text. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, 1971. £5.00





  107. Clarke (Miss Kate E) THE BAPTISMAL FONTS OF DEVON. Parts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 7 parts of 9 only, illusts, in the original printed wraps, signs where small labels removed from top wraps. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1915-1922. £14.00





  108. Cornish (Rev. S.W) SHORT NOTES ON THE CHURCH AND PARISH OF OTTERY ST. MARY, Devon. New Edition, Revised. 70pp, original printed paper boards, partly faded. New Edition, Exeter: Eland Bros, and R.J. Manley, Ottery St. Mary: c.1929. £10.00





  109. Crockett (Anthony) CHUDLEIGH A Chronicle. Illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers. Devon Books, Exeter: 1985. £6.00





  110. Dartington Rural Archive YESTERDAY'S VILLAGE. Illusts, map, 52pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers, spine slightly rubbed, corners of rear cover slightly creased. Dartington Rural Archive, 1978. £5.00
    * Covers parishes, south of Dartmoor between Newton Abbot and Dartmouth.






  111. Delderfield (Eric R) TORBAY STORY. A Travelogue of Yesterday and To-day. Concerning Brixham, Paignton, Torquay. Teignmouth, Dawlish and West of the Exe. Illusts, maps, 114pp, original pictorial paper wraps, some spotting to endpapers, and mark to top cover. Raleigh Press, Exmouth: (1951) £6.00





  112. Devon Notes and Queries DEVON NOTES AND QUERIES. VOLUME 4. From January 1906 to October 1907. Plates, (iv) + 293pp, disbound. James G. Commin, Exeter: 1907. £25.00
    * Includes articles:- Yard Family; Chichester of Widworthy and of Virginia; Rashleigh of Devon; Flete House; Devon Tokens; Aveton Giffard Church; Modbury Churchwardens' Account; Ford House, etc.






  113. Devonshire Association REPORT AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION For the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. [Exeter, July, 1915.] Volume 47. Illusts some of which are folding, 440pp, few short tears to original printed wraps. W. Brendon and Son. Plymouth: 1915. £25.00
    * Includes articles:- Walrond Screen in Seaton Church; William Pengelly; Tavistock History, Berry Pomeroy Castle; Manors in Exminster Hundred; Bideford under the Restored Monarchy, etc, etc.






  114. Devonshire Association REPORT AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION For the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art. [Lynton, July, 1928.] Volume 60. Illusts, 365pp, original paper wraps, spine chipped to outer hinges at head and foot, small label across spine. Plymouth: W. Brendon and Son, 1928. £18.00
    * Includes articles:- Okehampton in the Civil War; Nymet Tracy with Broad Nymet; Bishop Grandisson; Exeter Members of Parliament; Devonshire Folk-Lore, etc.






  115. Devonshire Association REPORT AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION.... [Exeter, 1945.] Volume 77. Illusts, x + 308pp, original wraps, a couple of stamps to top wrap, head of spine chipped, approx. " missing from foot of spine. Torquay: Devonshire Press, 1945. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Dartmoor Hutcircles; Tower on Lynmouth Pier; Morwell; Axmouth Haven, etc.






  116. Devonshire Association REPORT AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION.... [Brixham, 1951.] Volume 83. Illusts some of which are folding, x + 380pp, ex-lib. residue of labels on endpapers, later cloth, number to base of spine. Devonshire Press, Torquay: 1951. £10.00
    * Includes articles:- Holy and Notable Wells of Devon; Heraldry in Tawstock Church; Banking in Brixham; Farming in Devon; Roborough, etc.






  117. Dunstan (G.R), editor THE REGISTER OF EDMUND LACY Bishop of Exeter 1420 - 1455. Volume IV. 318pp, original card covers, original card covers, partly faded, ex-lib, with stamp to top cover, number to title-page, label to half-title, signs where label removed from foot of spine. Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Torquay: 1971. £8.00





  118. Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE EXETER DIOCESAN ARCHITECTURAL SOCIETY. Second Series:- Vol. 5. Part III. Pages numbered 193-255, 4to, original card covers. William Pollard, Exeter: 1890. £10.00
    * Includes articles:- Medieval Decoration; Basilican and Greek Churches.






  119. Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE EXETER DIOCESAN ARCHITECTURAL SOCIETY Third Series volume 2, part 3. Illusts, pages numbered 107-177, lacks wraps. Exeter: William Pollard, 1906. £7.00
    * Includes article on Hennock Church and Parish; Heraldic Stained Glass in Ashton Church, etc.






  120. Fice (J.E) THE HISTORY OF GOODLEIGH A North Devon Village. Map, illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers, covers slightly spotty, internally sound. Toptown Printers Limited, Barnstaple: 1982. £12.00





  121. Follett (F.V) THE STRAWBERRY FIELDS A Combe Martin Romance. 52pp, original pictorial card covers. Moorings Press, Combe Martin, c.1953. £4.00
    * Poetry.






  122. Francis (T.J) A SHORT HISTORY OF BAMPTON, Devon. Illust, 28pp, original wraps, ex-lib. number to top cover, label to last leaf, few small marks to top wrap. Second impression, Bampton: 1995. £4.00





  123. Geographia Ltd, publishers RAMBLERS' GUIDE TO LYNTON & LYNMOUTH. 12 walks round Lynton, Lynmouth, Countisbury, Watersmeet, Brendon, Exmoor, Doone Valley, Woody Bay, Trentishoe, etc. etc. Illusts, maps, folding map, 61pp, oblong sm. 8vo, title-page and few leaves at rear slightly spotty. London: Geographia Ltd., c192- £5.00





  124. Gottschalk (Emilie) DER DARTMOOR CYKLUS VON EDEN PHILLPOTTS. x + 59pp, original printed wraps top wrap slightly chipped to edges, paper slightly browned to edges, ex-uni.lib, with a couple of small stamps. 1935. £10.00





  125. Hall (Vinton), City Architect CITY OF EXETER NEWTOWN. Project Report. Illusts, plans, 27pp, 4to, cyclostyled, printed on one side only. Exeter: 1967. £10.00





  126. Harding (Lieutenant-Colonel) A PAPER ON THE CHURCH AND CHANTRY ON THE EXE-BRIDGE. Folding plate, pages numbered 165-172, complete, 4to, disbound. Extracted from the Transactions of The Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society, 1849. £9.00





  127. Harris (Helen) DEVON'S CENTURY OF CHANGE. Map, illusts, 144pp, original pictorial card covers. Peninsula Press, Newton Abbot: 1998. £4.00





  128. Harvey (Hazel) MEMORIES OF EXETER. Numerous photographic illusts, 104pp, 4to, original pictorial laminated boards. True North Books Limited, Elland: 2000. £9.00





  129. Hawkins (Michael), and others TRAVEL IN EXETER THE WAY AHEAD. Final Report of the Exeter and Area Transportation Study: Volume 1. Illusts, numerous plans, 148pp, oblong 4to, plastic ring binding, top cover very lightly rubbed. Exeter: 1986. £10.00





  130. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF EDMUND STAFFORD, (A.D. 1395 - 1419); An Index and Abstract Of Its Contents. xvi + 485 + 6pp list of subscribers, original cloth, narrow strip torn from head of spine, short split to head of outer hinges, horizontal split across spine. London: George Bell, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1886. £35.00





  131. Hoskins (W.G) DEVON. Illusts, 18 maps, xxxviii + 617pp, dustwrapper. Commemorative Edition. Devon Books, Tiverton: 1992. £16.00





  132. Izacke (Richard and Samuel) REMARKABLE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF EXETER: Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place; the Officers, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches, and Priviledges. Together, With a Catalogue of all the Bishops, Mayors, Sheriffs, from the Year 1049 to 1677, With engraved folding plan of the city, woodcut illustrations of coats of arms, lacks heraldic frontis, (iv) + 64 + 191 + (27 Index)pp, lacks 19 pages of the Index, and all of the pages which follow the index listing the Sheriffs, full early calf, rubbed, leather lable on spine, lacks approx. 1" from head of spine, front board held by strings. The title-page is not original and has been tipped in, it is from the later third edition, and it has an the original date inked over and earlier date added. London: Printed for Rowland Reynolds, next to the Middle Exchange, in the Strand, 1681. £85.00





  133. Keene (Peter) & Pearce (Brian) VALLEY OF ROCKS LYNTON. Illusts, 44pp, original pictorial card covers. Thematic Trails, Oxford: 1993. £4.00





  134. Keene (Peter) THE CLIFFS OF HARTLAND QUAY. Illusts, map, 36pp, original pictorial card covers. Thematic Trails, Oxford: 1990. £4.00





  135. Lane (Reginald) OLD SIDMOUTH. Illusts, maps, 128pp, 4to, pictorial card covers. Reprinted, Devon Books, Tiverton: 1995. £6.00





  136. Lauder (Rosemary Anne), editor THE NORTH DEVON MAGAZINE. Quarterly. Winter/Spring 1986. Illusts, adverts, 88pp, original pictorial card covers. Badger Books, Bideford: 1986. £4.00





  137. Parry (H.L) and Brakspear (H) ST. NICHOLAS PRIORY, EXETER. Illusts, folding plan, 46pp, 12mo, original cloth. Exeter: W.J. Spottiswoode, 1917. £10.00





  138. Pike (John) and Torquay Natural History Society PAIGNTON. The Archive Photographs Series. Illusts, 128pp, original pictorial card covers. Chalford Publishing Co., 1997. £10.00





  139. Ponsford (Clive N) TOPSHAM AND THE EXE ESTUARY. An album of sailing ship days. Illusts, 60pp, oblong 8vo, original card covers. Headwell Vale Books, Exeter: 1979. £6.00





  140. Prosser (Tim) THE LYNMOUTH FLOOD DISASTER. Illusts, plan, 96pp, original pictorial covers, crease to top corner of rear cover. Lyndale Photographic, Lynmouth: 2001. £4.00





  141. Radford (Cecily) THREE CENTURIES OF PLAYGOING IN EXETER. Pages numbered 241-269, original wraps. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1950. £4.00





  142. Radford (Lady) MARGARET BEAUFORT, COUNTESS OF DEVON. Pages numbered 291-298, lacks wraps. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1935. £4.00





  143. Reavell (M.J), and others THE BARNSTAPLE BOOK OF TRIED AND TESTED RECIPES. Adverts, 142pp, lacks title-page, 12mo, original paper boards, later spine, inner hinges strengthened, some thumbing and light soiling. Percival Harris, Electric Press, Barnstaple, 1909. £8.00





  144. Robinson (Chris) VICTORIAN PLYMOUTH Illustrated As Time Draws On. Illusts, map, xiii + 210pp, oblong 4to, dustwrapper. Pen and Ink Publishing, Plymouth: 1991. £14.00





  145. Rose-Troup (Frances) FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH, SIXTH, EIGHTH AND NINTH REPORTS OF THE PLACE-NAME SECTION (Devon) 8 parts each with 2, 4, 5 or 9 pages, original printed wraps, ex-lib. stamp to first leaf of 3 parts. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937 and 1938. £6.00





  146. Simmons (Jack), editor A DEVON ANTHOLOGY. 285pp, couple short tears to dustwrapper. Macmillan, London: 1971. £6.00
    * Numerous extracts from works by Risdon, Rowse, Williamson, Torr, Gosse etc., etc.






  147. Slader (J.M) DICKY SLADER The Exmoor Pedlar Poet. Plates, 64pp, 12mo, original pictorial card covers, few spots to covers and to prelims. David & Charles, Dawlish: 1963. £8.00
    * Slader was born and lived near South Molton.






  148. Snetzler (Marjorie F), editor DEVON EXTRACTS 1665-1850. Volume 1, Part 2, L-Z. Pages numbered 100-158 + (6) page index, typescript, folio, plastic comb binding, laminated card covers. Devon Family History Society, 1987. £10.00
    * These extracts are taken from the London Gazette.






  149. Vancouver (Charles) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF DEVON; With Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture. Folding map, plates, folding tables, xii + 479pp, dustwrapper. Originally published 1808. Reprinted, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1969. £28.00





  150. Worth (R. Hansford) THE DARTMOOR MENHIRS. With 10 plates, illusts in text, pages numbered 191-199, original wraps, ex-lib. with label to verso of top wrap, and a few stamps to prelims. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1940 £5.00





  151. Worth (R. Hansford) STONE CELTS IN DEVON. pages numbered 235-236, original wraps, ex-lib. with stamp and label to verso of top wrap. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1948. £4.00





  152. Worth (R.N) A HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE. With Sketches of its Leading Worthies. x + 347pp, original cloth damp marked to foot of boards, destroying a small portion of cloth and rear board, slightly affecting lower margins of a few pages at rear. London: Elliot Stock, 1895. £12.00





  153. Yonge (Dr. James) PLYMOUTH MEMOIRS. A Manuscript by Dr. James Yonge, F.R.S. Mayor of Plymouth, 1694 - 95, who died in the year 1721. Edited for Plymouth Institution and Devon & Cornwall Natural History Society by John J. Beckerlegge. With 4 plates, xiii + 123 leaves, mainly printed on rectos. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES. 1951. £32.00


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  154. Bax (Hugh), Betjeman (John), and others THE THOMAS HARDY FESTIVAL Dorchester July 7th - 20th, 1968. Illusts, local adverts, 93pp, original printed wraps. Thomas Hardy Festival Society Ltd., 1968. £6.00





  155. Bettey (jH) DORSET (City and County Histories) Maps, illusts, 156pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot; 1974. £5.00





  156. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, edited by J.M.J. Fletcher PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD CLUB. From May, 1927 to May, 1928. Volume 49. With illusts, cii + 238 + (3)pp, original cloth. Dorchester: F.G. Longman. 1928. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Scenery of Dorset; Roofs of Dorset churches; West Woodyates Manor, etc.






  157. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, edited by J.M.J. Fletcher PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD CLUB. From June to December 1928. Volume 50. With illusts, cii + 317pp, original cloth. Dorchester: F.G. Longman. 1929. £20.00
    * Includes articles:- Disc Barrows of Dorset; Ancient Mural Paintings in Dorset churches; Dorset Deeds, etc.






  158. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, edited by J. Stevens Cox PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. For 1964. Volume 86. Plates, diagrams, illusts, some of which are folding, 240pp, original paper wraps. Dorchester: Longmans, 1965. £14.00
    * Includes articles:- Icehouses in Dorset; Iron Age Sites in the Bournemoth Area; Dorset Cottages; Roman Fort at Waddon Hill, etc.






  159. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, edited by J. Stevens Cox PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. For 1969. Volume 91. Plates, diagrams, illusts, some of which are folding, 231pp, original paper wraps. Dorchester: Longmans, 1965. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Clay Tobacco Pipes found in Shaftesbury; Medieval Deer Parks of Dorset, etc.






  160. Fox (David) A CONCISE HISTORY OF STURMINSTER NEWTON. It has been produced to commemorate the Sturminster Newton 2000 Cheese Festival. Illusts, 48pp, oblong 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Printed by F.W.B. Printing, Wincanton: 2000 £10.00





  161. Goldsworthy (Margaret), compiler THE DORSET BEDSIDE ANTHOLOGY. Illusts in the text, map endpapers, ix + 339pp, original cloth partly faded, lacks dustwrapper. First edition, The Arundel Press, Bognor Regis: 1951. £8.00





  162. Good (Ronald), Squibb (G.B), and others DORSET OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE COUNTY. Folding map, illusts, adverts, 94pp, original pictorial card covers. Fifth Edition, The Home Publishing Co., Croydon, 1964. £8.00
    * Includes articles on Thomas Hardy, Heraldry of Dorset, Roads of Dorset, Geology, etc.






  163. Irvine (Peter) VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN DORSET from Old Photographs. With 143 illusts, roy 8vo, original cloth, dustwrapper, signs where bookplate removed from front pastedown. First edition, B.T. Batsford, London: 1977. £8.00





  164. Mee (A), editor DORSET. Thomas Hardy's Country. With 218 Places and 149 Pictures, 335pp, few damp spots to the original cloth, rubbed along top edge of top board, lacks dustwrapper. Reprinted, Hodder and Stoughton, London: 1943. £8.00





  165. Morshead (Sir Owen) DORSET CHURCHES. Illusts, 64pp, original pictorial card covers, short crease to lower corner of top cover Dorset Historic Churches Trust, 1975. £4.00





  166. Penn (K.J) HISTORIC TOWNS IN DORSET. Monograph Series No 1. Plans, 133pp, folio, original illustrated wraps. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. 1980. £12.00





  167. Robertson (G.M) MORE DORSET WALKS (With a Car) 31pp, 12mo, original card covers. The Abbey Press, Sherborne: 1965. £4.00





  168. Selincourt (Aubrey de) DORSET. Drawings and watercolours by Barbara Jones. Vision of England Series. Plates, drawings, double-page and folding maps, 48pp, lacks dustwrapper, ex-lib, with labels to endpapers and stamp to title-page. First edition, London: Paul Elek, 1947. £4.00





  169. White (Howard) STONE AND SALVATION. The Comprehensive Centennial Story of Portland's Salvation Army. 151pp, original pictorial card covers, few small spots to top covers, small area rubbed to rear cover. c.1984. £12.00
    * Includes a list of officers stationed at Portland from 1885.



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  170. Bigland (Ralph) CAM OR CAME. Extracted from Bigland's Historical, Monumental and Genealogical Collections Relative to Gloucestershire. Copper plate engraving in the text, 8pp, folio, recent paper wraps. London: Printed by John Nichols for Ralph Bigland, 1791. £12.00





  171. 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





  172. Bigland (Ralph) CHURCHDOWN OR CHURCH-DENE. Extracted from Bigland's Historical, Monumental and Genealogical Collections Relative to Gloucestershire. Copper plate engraving in the text, 4pp, folio, recent paper wraps. London: Printed by John Nichols for Ralph Bigland, 1791. £10.00





  173. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, edited by H.S. Gracie TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1962. Volume 81. Illusts, 244pp, roy 8vo, original wraps. Cheltenham: Printed for the Society by John Bellows, 1963. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Bristol Port, Plans and Improvement Schemes; Lionel Cranfield and the Rectory of Campden; Brimpsfield Church, etc.






  174. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1976. Volume 94. Illusts, 160pp, original wraps. 1976. £6.00
    * Includes articles on Paper and Board Mils in Gloucestershire; Severn Valley Ware; Berkeley Plantation, Virginia, Ashcroft Site, Cirencester, etc.






  175. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1981. Volume 99. Illusts, 208pp, original wraps. Gloucester: 1982. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Bonded Servants from Bristol; Excavations of a Romano-British settlement at Barnsley Park, etc.






  176. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1983. Volume 101. Illusts, 223pp, original wraps. Gloucester: 1983. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Condicote Henge Monument; Frocester Court Roman Villa; Tanners' Hall, Gloucester; Malaria in Gloucestershire; Dissent in Gloucestershire, etc.






  177. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1988. Volume 106. Illusts, 285pp, original wraps. Gloucester: 1988. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Bristol Cider Trade; Excavations at Temple Street, Bristol; North Cerney, Excavations, etc.






  178. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR 1990. Volume 108. Illusts, 240pp, roy 8vo, original wraps. Gloucester: 1990. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Lypiatt Cross; Goldsmiths of Gloucestershire; St James's Church, Lancaut, etc.






  179. Enright (Dawn) and Watts (Martin), and others A ROMANO-BRITISH AND MEDIEVAL SETTLEMENT SITE AT STOKE ROAD BISHOP'S CLEEVE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Report No 1. Plans, diagrams, iv + 80pp, original printed wraps. Cotswold Archaeological Trust, 2002. £5.00





  180. Hart (A. Tindal) COUNTRY COUNTING HOUSE The Story of Two Eighteenth-century Clerical Account Books. With 11 plates, textual illusts, xxix + 142pp, couple of short nicks to dustwrapper. London: Phoenix House, 1962. £15.00
    * The story of 2 eighteenth century clerical account books from parishes in the diocese of Gloucester but covering their owner's lives at Cambridge, Barnack in Northamptonshire, and Alderton and Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.






  181. Heighway (Carolyn) DEERHURST ST. MARY AND GLOUCESTER ST. OSWALD TWO ANGLO-SAXON MINSTERS. Illusts, 8pp, original pictorial card covers. Revised and reprinted, The Friends of Deerhurst Church, 2001. £4.00





  182. Hooke (Della) THE ANGLO-SAXON LANDSCAPE OF NORTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. With 3 sketch maps, 16pp, original card covers. The Friends of Deerhurst Church, Reprinted, 2004. £4.00





  183. Nicholls (H.G) IRON MAKING IN THE OLDEN TIMES: as instanced in the Ancient Mines, Forges, and Furnaces of the Forest of Dean, historically related, on the basis of contemporary records, and exact local investigations. Illusts, xii + 82pp, 12mo, original pictorial card covers. Facsimile reprint, Douglas McLean, Coleford: 1981. £10.00 --- See sample text





  184. Stell (Christopher) NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS AND MEETING-HOUSES. Gloucestershire. Illusts, plans, pages numbered 59-106, complete, 4to, original pictorial card covers partly faded. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, 1986. £4.00





  185. Thomas (Alan), Holbrook (Neil) and Bateman (Clifford), and others LATER PREHISTORIC AND ROMANO-BRITISH BURIAL SETTLEMENT AT HUCCLECOTE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE EXCAVATIONS IN ADVANCE OF THE GLOUCESTER BUSINESS PARK LINK ROAD, 1998. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Report No 2. Plans, diagrams, ii + 74pp, original printed wraps. Cotswold Archaeological Trust, 2003. £5.00





  186. Wratten (Nigel) and Richards (Margaret), editor GLOUCESTERSHIRE HISTORICAL STUDIES 13. With 2 full-page plans, and 1 plan in text, 63pp, small folio, original printed wraps, ex-Bristol University label and stamp to verso of top wrap. University of Bristol Department of Extra-Mural Studies, 1982. £12.00
    * Includes articles on The Poor School, Gloucester; Charlton Kings Wills 1547-1553; Tewkesbury Local Board of Health 1848 - 1853; The Cloth Mills, Painswick, etc.



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  187. Allen (N.V) THE EXMOOR HANDBOOK AND GAZETTEER Plates and illusts in the text, folding map, 76pp, original pictorial card covers, spine slightly rubbed. Alcombe Books, Minehead: 1972. £5.00





  188. Atkin (Alastair Brian) EXMOOR'S GREATEST WALK. Illustrated by the author. 127pp, original pictorial card covers. Exmoor Books, Tiverton: 2000. £4.00





  189. Atthill (Robin) OLD MENDIP. With 42 plates, 7 line drawings and 7 maps, 204pp, dustwrapper, lacks front endpaper. Second impression, Dawlish: David and Charles, 1965. £12.00





  190. Balch (H.E) MENDIP - The Great Cave of Wookey Hole. With 24 plates, vii + 108pp, 12mo, original cloth, dustwrapper slightly soiled and few tears to edges. Third Edition, Bristol: John Wright and Sons, London: Simpkin Marshall, 1947. £12.00





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





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






  193. Clive-Ponsonby-Fane (Charles) WE STARTED A STATELY HOME. Pedigree, illusts, viii + 142pp, original pictorial laminated boards. Privately published, Brympton d'Evercy, Yeovil: 1980. £10.00





  194. Collinson (Reverend John) HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, Collected from Authentick Records, and an Actual Survey made by the late Edmund Rack. Without the map and the full page plates, these may well have been bound in a separate volume, which is quite often the case, which is not present with this set, one engraving in the letterpress, lii + 45 + 277 and 508 and 648pp, 3 volumes, 4to, later half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, leather labels, edges of boards slightly rubbed, top margins shaved, not affecting text. First edition, Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell. 1791. £110.00





  195. Dale (R.W), County Planning Officer COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 1953. Report of Survey Relating to the Taunton Area. With plans, 59pp, small folio, original qtr cloth, paper wraps. Taunton: 1958. £9.00





  196. Dunning (R.W), editor THE HYLLE CARTULARY. xxxi + 188pp, original cloth, ex-lib., with stamp to top board, title-page and endpapers. Somerset Record Society Volume 68. Frome: 1968. £15.00





  197. Egan (Pierce) WALKS THROUGH BATH, Describing Every Thing of interest.... including Walcot and Widcombe and the Surrounding Vicinity; With Sketches of Prior Park-House, The Rock's of Wick; Corsham House.... also an excursion to Clifton and Bristol Hot-Wells, With a Visit to Lord de Clifford's House.... Illustrated with 13 of 21 engraved plates, xii + 292pp, untrimmed in half morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling, some spotting mainly to fore-edges, couple of tears repaired to prelims. LARGE PAPER COPY. Bath: Printed for Meyler and Son, 1819. £50.00





  198. Gosse (Philip) DR VIPER The Querulous Life of Philip Thicknesse. With 7 pages of Halftone Illustrations. 332pp, original cloth, light wear and few spots to cloth. First edition, Cassell and Company, London: 1952. £14.00
    * 'For one thing he could claim, and with truth, to have been the discoverer of Gainsborough. He was a writer, not perhaps a very good writer, but his books of travel were much read and greatly admired.' He died in Bath in 1742 where he lived for many years.






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





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






  201. Knight's Companion BATH. Engraved title and 24pp, disbound. (1851) £15.00
    * See Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis Vol 1, page 301. Intended as a guide for travellers on the railway, includes 2pp table of villages etc on the railway line with distances from Paddington and Bristol.






  202. Somersetshire Archaeological Society SOMERSETSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY VOLUME 44. Proceedings during the year 1898. Illusts, viii + 74 + 249pp, original wraps, lacks lower wrap and most of spine, stitching weak, few pages at rear almost loose. Taunton: 1898. £14.00
    * Includes articles:- Brook Family; St. Anne's Chapel, Brislington; Bishopricks of Wessex, etc.






  203. Somersetshire Archaeological Society SOMERSETSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY Volume 107. Proceedings for 1962/63. Illusts, 137 + 17-32pp, original card covers. Taunton: 1963. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Stone Insets of Somerset Churches; Blackford (Wedmore), 'The Bishop's Palace'; High Sheriffs of Somerset; Doniford Gravels; Pre-History of Railways with reference to the early quarry railways of North Somerset, etc.






  204. Somersetshire Archaeological Society PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOMERSET ARCHAEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY Volume 120, 1975/6. Illusts, 133pp, original card covers. Taunton: 1976. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Dating of the Smaller Somerset Houses; Excavations at East Lyng 1975; Field System at Dinder; Minister at Crewkerne, etc.






  205. Somersetshire Archaeological Society PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOMERSET ARCHAEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY Volume 129, 1985. Illusts, 196pp, original card covers. Taunton: 1987. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Excavations on the Mound, Glastonbury; Excavations at Churchfields, Ansford, 1975-78; Whitmores and the Manor of Keynsham; Class and Politics in the Somerset Coalfield, 1890-1914; Wood Warblers in the Forest, etc.






  206. Somersetshire Archaeological Society PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOMERSET ARCHAEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY VOLUME 139. Proceedings for 1995. Illusts, 251pp, original pictorial card covers. Taunton Castle: 1996. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Stocklinch Magdalen Church; Ilchester to Odcombe Pipeline; South Cadbury; Excavations at Benedict Street, Glastonbury; Resident Gentry of Somerset, 1502; Romano-British Building at Seavington St. Mary, etc.






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






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






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






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






  211. Somerset Year Book, edited by Douglas Macmillan SOMERSET YEAR BOOK. 1927. No 26. Illusts, adverts, 128pp, original printed wraps. Society of Somerset Folk, 1927. £12.00
    * Includes articles:- Exmoor Red Deer; Quantocks; Somerset Place Names; Baltonsborough; Monmouth in Somerset, etc.






  212. Storer (J. and H.S) HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH AND SEE OF BATH, SOMERSETSHIRE. With an engraved plan and 3 of 8 plates, (18)pp, tissue guards, disbound, ink note to top margin of first leaf. (1816) £5.00
    * Extracted from a larger work.






  213. Torrens (Hugh) THE EVOLUTION OF A FAMILY FIRM: Stothert and Pitt of Bath. Illusts, 86pp, original pictorial card covers, ex-lib with label and small stamp to title-page, and number cellotaped to top cover, few spots to title-page. Stothert & Pitt Ltd, Bath: 1978. £10.00





  214. University of Bristol Extra-Mural Studies SOMERSET HISTORICAL STUDIES. 83pp, small 4to, original wraps, Bristol University label to verso of top wrap, and signs where another removed. University of Bristol Department of Extra-Mural Studies, 1969. £10.00
    * Subjects include:- Gawbridge Mill, Kingsbury Episcopi; Agriculture at Langford Budville; Somerset Mills; Mayors of Taunton 1677-1700; William Hook of Crowcombe, Parish Constable; Medical Practice in Eighteenth Century Wells, etc.






  215. Victoria History, edited by William Page THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Volume One. Maps, plates, textual illustrations, xxv + 537pp, 4to, original cloth, rubbed, slightly chipped to head and foot of spine, some marks to top board, inner hinges pulled, Bristol University labels to front endpapers, inner hinges pulled, crude tape repairs to one inner margin of prelim and last leaf. First edition, Archibald Constable, London: 1906. £30.00
    * Includes chapters on Natural History; Botany; Zoology; Early Man; Roman-British Somerset; And Anglo-Saxon Somerset.






  216. Wadmore (Rev. J.A.W) SUPPLEMENT TO THE BARROW GURNEY HISTORY. With 2 plates, 39 + 34pp index which covers the both parts, original wraps. Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: 1902. £14.00
    * Five leaves of the index are duplicated.






  217. Warner (Sylvia Townsend) SOMERSET. Drawings by Kirkland Jamieson. Vision of England Series. Plates, drawings, folding map, 88pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, endpapers slightly discoloured, few small marks to cloth. First edition, Paul Elek, London: 1949. £10.00





  218. Watson (Walter) THE LICHENS OF SOMERSET. 94pp, recent cloth, ex-lib. with label to front pastedown, and stamp to title-page, circular stain to title-page. Taunton: Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1930. £14.00





  219. Wincanton WINCANTON UNION. Financial Statement shewing the Sums of Money Received and Expended by the Board of Guardians, and Rural District Council, On Account of the several Parishes in the Union, During the Year ended 31st March, 1928. Folding table, 36pp, original printed wraps, lightly creased, staples slightly rusty. Wincanton: Latchman's Printing Works, 1928. £8.00


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  220. Arnold-Forster (Mary) BASSET DOWN An Old Country House. Forward by Charles Morgan. Plates, 2 pedigrees one of which is folding, 175pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, slightly rubbed, ex-lib., with labels to front pastedown, and front endpaper, number to foot of spine, small stamp to title-page. Country Life Limited. (1950) £10.00





  221. Badeni (June) WILTSHIRE FOREFATHERS. Illusts, pedigrees, 177pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, couple of ex-lib. stamps to prelims. First edition, Printed by Massey and Son, Trowbridge, c.1960. £12.00
    * 'collection of notes on the history of various houses, families and villages of North Wiltshire.... ' Forward.






  222. Britton (John) MEMOIR OF JOHN AUBREY, embracing his Autobiographical Sketches, A Brief Review of His Personal and Literary Merits and an Account of His Works; with Extracts from His Correspondence.... Frontis, xii + 131pp, 4to, original cloth, partly faded and slightly rubbed, rear outer hinge partly split, though sound, ex-lib. with small stamp to prelim, and label to front pastedown. Published by the Wiltshire Topographical Society. First edition. 1845. £40.00





  223. Burnett (David) SALISBURY: The History of an English Cathedral City. Illusts, 91 + (iii)pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. Compton Press, Tisbury: (1978) £8.00





  224. Bushell (T.L) THE SAGE OF SALISBURY: THOMAS CHUBB 1679-1747. Frontis, 159pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Philosophical Library, New York: 1967. £12.00





  225. Conyers (Angela), editor WILTSHIRE EXTENTS FOR DEBTS Edward I - Elizabeth I. viii + 196pp, original cloth, ex-lib. with label to front pastedown, and stamp to title-page. Impression of 400 Copies. Wiltshire Records Branch Volume 28. Devizes: 1973. £8.00





  226. Davis (Rev. W.H) ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO AVEBURY. With 6 plates, 28pp, lacks wraps. C.H. Woodward, Devizes: 1901. £8.00





  227. Drinkwater (Paul) WARD'S MOTORS OF DEVIZES. Illusts, 96pp, original card covers. Ward's Motors Publications, Stowmarket: 1996. £9.00





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





  229. Goldney (Frederick Hastings) A HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY IN WILTSHIRE. Including an Account of the Provincial Grand Lodge and its subordinate Lodges, and a Roll of the Grand Officers..... viii + 200pp, small 4to, original cloth, damped, bubbled, and rubbed, some marks to cloth, internally clean. For Presentation Only. London: Virtue and Co., 1880. £20.00
    * Signed letter from the author loosely inserted.






  230. Heath (Frank R) WILTSHIRE. Plates, map endpapers, folding map, 336pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, partly faded. Fourth edition, Methuen & Co., 1918. £4.00





  231. Meaden (Terence) THE SECRETS OF THE AVEBURY STONES. Britain's Greatest Megalithic Temple. Illusts, some in colour, plan, 152pp, original pictorial card covers. Souvenir Press, London: 1999. £5.00





  232. Michael (W) HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF LONGLEAT HOUSE. Engraving, 8pp, original printed top wrap, lacks rear wrap, light spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £8.00





  233. Michael (W) HISTORY OF WESTBURY CHURCH, Engraved frontis, 13pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, slight spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. c.1870. £9.00





  234. Michael (W) HISTORY OF BOWOOD. Engraved frontis, 8pp, sm 8vo, original printed top wrap, lacks lower wrap, slight spotting. W. Michael, Bookseller. &c. Westbury Wilts. 1870. £9.00





  235. Phillimore's Parish Register Series THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF MARKET LAVINGTON, alias Lavington Forum, 1673 to 1812. Pages numbered 63 to 91, original cloth with paper label on top board. Phillimore. (1909) £15.00





  236. Pugh (Ralph B), editor WILTSHIRE GAOL DELIVERY AND TRAILBASTON TRIALS 1275 - 1306. ix + 273pp, original cloth, partly faded. Impression of 475 Copies. Wiltshire Records Branch Volume 33. Devizes: 1978. £16.00





  237. Robertson (Dora H) SARUM CLOSE A History of the Life and Education of the Cathedral Choristers for 700 years. With 8 plates, 380pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed. Jonathan Cape, London: 1938. £12.00





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






  239. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE. Volume 7. No XIX. Plates, 102pp, slightly dusty original wraps, spine rubbed and partly split, plates partly water stained. Devizes: Henry Bull, London: Bell and Dalby, 1860. £6.00
    * Includes articles on Roman Villa at North Wraxhall; Ornithology of Wilts; Marlborough, etc.






  240. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE. Volume 19. Plates and plans some of which are folding, iv + 362 + viii + (1)pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, outer hinges partly split, inner hinges slightly weak, short tear to margin of one leaf, occasional foxing. Devizes: H.F. Bull, 1881. £20.00
    * Includes articles on Cricklade Mint; Savernake Forest; Abbesses of Wilton; Earthworks on Marlborough Downs, etc.






  241. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE. Volume 23. Nos LXVII, LXVIII, LXIX. Plates, plans some of which are folding, in the original 3 parts, 96pp and 97-212 and 213-347pp, they all lack the wraps, except for one top wrap, tear to one leaf, stitching loosening, light water staining to a couple of leaves. Devizes: Henry Bull, July 1886-August 1887. £22.00
    * Includes articles on Names of the Nobility, Gentry, and others in the County of Wilts who contributed to the Defence of the Country at the time of Spanish Armada; Swindon and its Neighbourhood; Ringsbury and other Camps; Barbury Castle; Oldbury Hill; Selwood Forest; Silbury Hill; Manor of Aldbourne, etc.






  242. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE. Volume 24. No LXXI. Plates, pages numbered, 131-256pp, lacks rear wrap, top wrap, spine and fore-edge margins of the first few leaves partly waterstained. Devizes: Henry Bull, July, 1889. £6.00
    * Includes articles on Calne; Seals of the Bishops of Salisbury, etc.






  243. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE. Volume 50. Nos CLXXVII. Plates, 118pp, original wraps. Devizes: C.H. Woodward, December, 1942. £6.00
    * Includes articles on Gorges Monument in Salisbury Cathedral; Swiss Stained Glass Panels in Wiltshire Churches; Wall Paintings in Sherrington Church; , etc.






  244. Wiltshire Family History Society WILTSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY Nos 51, 52 and 54-60 inclusive. 9 issues in all. Original printed wraps, numbered in ink on top wrap. October 1993 - January 1996. £10.00


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





  246. Beer (Trevor) THE BEAST OF EXMOOR Fact or Legend. 48pp, original decorative card covers, top cover creased. Countryside Productions, Barnstaple: c.1984. £4.00





  247. Bettey (Joseph), editor ARCHIVES & LOCAL HISTORY ON BRISTOL & GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Essays in Honour of David Smith. Maps, diagrams, illusts, xiii + 288pp, dustwrapper. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 2007. £12.00





  248. Camp (Anthony J), editor AN INDEX TO THE WILLS PROVED IN THE PREROGATIVE COURT OF CANTERBURY 1750-1800. Volume 5. N - Sh. 259pp, original card covers. London: Society of Genealogists. 1992. £12.00





  249. Collings (A.G) ALONG THE SOUTH WEST WAY. Part I. Minehead to Bude. 184pp, dustwrapper. Tabb House, Padstow: 1985. £6.00





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





  251. Darby (H.C) and Finn (R. Welldon), editor THE DOMESDAY GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND. Frontis, textual maps, (xiv) + 469pp, original cloth, Bristol University labels to front endpapers, ex-lib. with labels to front endpapers, inner hinges cracked and weak. Cambridge University Press, 1967. £12.00





  252. Davey (Ernest) OUR LOVE OF EXMOOR Exploring Inland Exmoor. Coloured illusts, 128pp, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2005. £12.00





  253. Delderfield (E.R) WEST COUNTRY HISTORIC HOUSES AND THEIR FAMILIES. Volume 3. The Cotswolds Area. Illusts, 124pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper, private bookplate to front endpaper. First edition, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1973. £6.00





  254. Delderfield (Eric R) EXMOOR WANDERINGS. Map, plates, 173pp, 12mo, original pictorial wraps. Fourth edition enlarged, Raleigh Press, Exmouth: (1968) £8.00





  255. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES. a Quarterly Journal devoted to the Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities of the counties of Devon and Cornwall. Volume 7. Part 4 of 4 only. With 4 plates, pages numbered 113-144.... Bound with.... Cresswell (Beatrix F) NOTES ON CHURCHES OF DEANERY OF KENN, DEVON. With 5 plates, pages numbered 65-96pp, original printed wraps, with signature and a few notes to top wrap, and with occasional pencil marginalia. James G. Commin. Exeter: October, 1912. £12.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish Folk lore: The Piskies; John Davis, the Navigator and Fulford; Posset Pans; Cock Pit, Truro; Family of Pyne; Kellways and De Esse Families, etc.






  256. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES. a Quarterly Journal devoted to the Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities of the counties of Devon and Cornwall. Volume 8. Part 8 of 8 only. With title-page and list of plates for volume, 3 plates, pages numbered 225-255pp.... Bound with.... Appendix. Lega-Weekes (Ethel) SOME STUDIES IN THE TOPOGRAPHY OF THE CATHEDRAL CLOSE EXETER. With 2 plates, pages numbered 161-200, original printed wraps, partly faded, rear wrap slightly ragged, small stain to lower margin of a few leaves. James G. Commin. Exeter: October, 1915. £12.00
    * Includes articles:- Ancient Buildings in Exeter; Thomas Larkhan and Benjamin Cox, Exeter, etc.






  257. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES a Quarterly Journal devoted to the Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities of the Counties of Devon and Cornwall. Volume 11. Part 2 of 8 only. With 4 plates, pages numbered 49-80.... Bound with.... Clarke (Kate M) THE MISERICORDS OF EXETER CATHEDRAL. With 2 plates, pages numbered 17-32, original wraps. James G. Commin, Exeter: April, 1920. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Tavistock Boethius; Churchill family; Early Carving in Exeter Cathedral, etc.






  258. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES a Quarterly Journal devoted to the Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities. Volume 18. Part 8 of 8 only. With title-page and list of plates to volume, 2 plates, 337-392pp, original wraps faded, and slightly chipped to edges, spotting to prelims. James Townsend and Sons, Exeter: 1935. £5.00
    * Includes articles:- Hugh Peter and the submission of Eastern Cornwall; Chantry Priests at Plymouth; Exeter in the Civil War and Interregnum, etc.






  259. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES a Quarterly Journal devoted to Local History Archaeology & Antiquities. Volume 26. Part 2 of 10 only. 2 plates, pages numbered 33-64, complete, original printed wraps. James Townsend & Sons Ltd. Exeter: April, 1954. £4.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish Crosses; Thomas Bawden, Parson of Michaelstow and St Wenn; Monument of Sir Peter Carew; Glebe and Tithe of St. Buryan, etc.






  260. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES a Quarterly Journal devoted to Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities. Volume 27. Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 of 12 only. 9 parts, lacking parts 5, 9 and 11, 9 parts of 12, in the original printed wraps, library stamps to a few wraps. Exeter: James Townsend, 1956-1958. £18.00
    * Includes articles:- John Couch Adams; Chagford; Cornish Crosses; Tavistock; St. Germans; Sidbury; Grampound elections, etc.






  261. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES AND QUERIES. a Quarterly Journal devoted to the Local History, Archaeology, Biography & Antiquities. Volume 31. Parts 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 of 8. 5 parts of 8, lacking parts 4, 6 and 7, illusts, in the original printed wraps, small stamp to top wraps of 3 parts. Torquay and Tiverton: 1968-1970. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Otterton Priory and St Michael's Mount; Honiton Inns and Taverns; Windmills in Devon; Robert Burnard; Geere family, Cornish crosses; etc., etc.






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





  263. Dewey (Henry) SPECIAL REPORTS ON THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF GREAT BRITAIN. COPPER ORES OF CORNWALL AND DEVON. Diagrams, folding section, 76pp, original printed card covers, slight crease to top wrap. Limited to 200 copies. Reprinted Mining Facsimiles, Sheffield: n.d. £10.00





  264. Dickinson (H.W) JAMES WATT Craftsman & Engineer. With 17 plates, textual illusts, xvi + 207pp, few short tears to dustwrapper, ex-university lib. with label to front pastedown and perforated stamp to title-page. Cambridge at the University Press: 1936. £16.00





  265. Evered (Philip) STAGHUNTING WITH THE DEVON AND SOMERSET 1887-1901. An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer On Exmoor. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas. Illusts, 378pp, recent cloth, lower corner of top board bruised, old spine laid down, private library label to front pastedown. London: Chatto and Windus. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1902. £40.00





  266. Exmoor National Park TREES AND WOODLAND ON EXMOOR. A guide to their conservation and management. Consultation copy. Maps, 71 + (25)pp appendices, oblong 8vo, plastic spiral binding. Exmoor National Park, March, 1996. £10.00





  267. Finberg (H.P.R) WEST COUNTRY HISTORICAL STUDIES. 232pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Newton Abbot: 1969. £12.00
    * Includes chapters on:- Tavistock, Glastonbury, Crediton, Stokenham, Morwell, etc.






  268. Gentleman of Oxford THE NEW OXFORD GUIDE Or, Companion through the University Exhibiting every Particular worthy, The Observation of the Curious in each of the Public Buildings, Colleges, Halls, &c, To which is added, a Tour to Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nuneham, and Stow.... Lacks approx half of folding map, 4 plates, 159pp, disbound, portion torn from top corner of title page removing the words 'Guide' and University', portion torn from margin of one plate. Eighth Edition, Oxford: Printed for J. Fletcher.... c.1790. £8.00





  269. Gibson (Jeremy) and Dell (Alan) TUDOR AND STUART MUSTER ROLLS. A Directory to holdings in the British Isles. 40pp, original pictorial card covers. Federation of Family History Societies, Birmingham: 1991. £4.00





  270. Gomme (George Laurence), editor ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY, PART II. (Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland.) Being A Classified Collection of the Chief Contents of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868. viii + 328pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, page edges dusty. Elliot Stock, London: 1892. £15.00





  271. Harris (Rendel) EGYPT ON EXMOOR. The After-Glow Essays Number Six. Diagrammatic map, 26pp, original paper boards. University of London Press, Ltd. 1934. £15.00





  272. Harris (W. Gregory) SKETCHES OF THE WEST COUNTREE. (Original Studies in Rural Life in Devon and Cornwall, in Verse and Prose.) Frontis loose, viii + 87pp, original printed card covers, portions missing from spine, staples rusty. Second edition, Exeter: Besley and Dalgleish, 1902. £8.00





  273. Herefordshire Family History Society INDEX TO THE 1851 CENSUS OF THE CITY OF HEREFORD. 98pp, original card covers, splash mark to top wrap. Herefordshire Family History Society, c.1980 £5.00





  274. Horton (Barry) WEST COUNTRY WEATHER BOOK. Centred on Bristol and Bath including South Gloucestershire and West Wiltshire. Illusts, 159pp, original pictorial card covers. Privately published, Bristol: 1995. £6.00





  275. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE AND SOMERSETSHIRE 1930-1. Lacks map of Devon, with long tear to Somerset map, 47 (adverts) + xxvii + 1256 (adverts) + 28 + xvi + 803pp, original cloth, worn, dull and partly faded, top outer hinge partly split, inner hinges pulled. Kelly's Directories, London: 1930. £75.00





  276. Lawrence (Ivor D) A NAVAL SCHOOLMASTER LOOKS BACK. Illusts, family tree, maps, 285pp, original cloth, ex-ref. lib. with labels to front endpapers stamp to front endpaper. Privately Printed, Cambridge: c.1987. £14.00
    * Lawrence was born in Burnham-on-Sea, in Somerset, went to Colston's School in Bristol, joined the navy, and served during the second World War. After retiring he lived at Swanage, in Dorset, and was at one time the secretary of the Swanage Arts Club.






  277. Little (Bryan) CRUSOE'S CAPTAIN. Being the Life of Woodes Rogers, Seaman, Trader, Colonial Governor. Plates, 240pp, short tear to dustwrapper, ex-lib with label to front pastedown, number to base of spine of dustwrapper, and stamp to title-page, Odhams Press, London: 1960. £12.00
    * Woodes Rogers was born in Poole, Dorset and moved later to Bristol where he served as an apprentice to become a mariner. He rose to become a captain, fought against the Spanish, and wrote 'A Cruising Voyage Round the World' published in 1712. He went on to become Governor of the Bahamas.






  278. Lothian (Elizabeth) COUNTRY HOUSE COOKERY FROM THE WEST. Illusts, 96pp, laminated boards. David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1978. £6.00





  279. MaCalmont (F.H), revised by J. Vincent and M. Stenton MCCALMONT'S PARLIAMENTARY POLL BOOK British Election Results 1632-1918. Eighth edition with Introduction and additional material. xxvii + 416 + 364 + 104pp, 16mo, original cloth, ex-ref.lib with just a small stamp to title-page. The Harvester Press, Brighton: 1971. £12.00





  280. Martin (Benjamin) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MIDDLESEX. With a folding engraved map by Bowen, a folding plan of London, a folding plan of the Country round London, and 3 plates, 2 of which are folding, pages numbered 207-306, complete, disbound. London: Printed and Sold by W. Owen. 1759. £75.00
    * Extracted from his work entitled 'The Natural History of England.... '






  281. Maslen (M), editor WOODSTOCK CHAMBERLAIN ACCOUNTS 1609-50. xxx + 274pp, original pictorial card covers. Volume 58. The Oxfordshire Record Society, 1993. £12.00





  282. Mason (Edmund J) and (Dorrien) AVON VILLAGES. Photographs by John H. Barrett. With 63 illustrations and a double-page map, 192pp, dustwrapper. Robert Hale, London: 1982. £8.00





  283. Mayo (Earl of), Adshead (S.D), Abercrombie (Patrick) and Thompson (W. Harding) THE THAMES VALLEY From Cricklade to Staines. A Survey of its Existing State and some Suggestions for its Future Preservation. With 6 coloured folding maps, 32 plates, 106pp, folio, original cloth, ex-lib., with signs where label removed from front endpaper, stamp to title and number to foot of spine. University of London Press, 1929. £12.00





  284. McLaughlin (Eve) SOMERSET HOUSE WILLS FROM 1858. 12pp, original pictorial card covers. Fourth edition, Federation of Family History Societies, Birmingham: 1989. £4.00





  285. Murray's HANDBOOK FOR DEVON AND CORNWALL (1859). With large folding map, lvi + 293 pages, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper, name to front endpaper. Reprinted, Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1971. £18.00





  286. O'Neal (R.A.H) DERBYSHIRE LEAD AND LEAD MINING A Bibliography. 68pp, original printed card covers, ink note to top cover. Second edition, Derbyshire County Library, Matlock: 1960. £9.00





  287. Orwin (C.S) THE RECLAMATION OF EXMOOR FOREST. Illusts, folding map, xiv + 172pp, few marks to the original buckram, ex-lib. with labels to endpapers. First edition, Oxford University Press, London: Humphrey Milford, 1929. £10.00





  288. Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN MIDDLESEX IN 1873. Middlesex, exclusive of the Metropolis, section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre, address, extent of lands, and rental. Folio, 20pp, disbound, some spotting mainly to top margin of first leaf. 1875. £12.00





  289. Page (James) FORGOTTEN RAILWAYS OF SOUTH WALES. Plates, maps, 192pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1979. £10.00





  290. Palmer (Derek) THE WEST COUNTRY AND THE SEA. Illusts, map, x + 246pp, small snag to head of spine of dustwrapper. Longmans, London: 1980. £6.00





  291. Paterson (L.J) "ONLY THIRTY BIRTHDAYS" British Marine Mutual, 1876 to 1996. Coloured and black and white illusts, 116pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper, presentation inscription on front endpaper. British Marine Mutual Insurance Association, 1996. £15.00





  292. Peel (J.H.B) PORTRAIT OF EXMOOR. Illusts, double-page map, 221pp, dustwrapper, page edges slightly spotty, inscription to front end paper. Robert Hale, London: 1970 £5.00





  293. Pigot's PIGOT'S DIRECTORY OF BEDFORDSHIRE 1830. Lacks map, pages numbered 9-26, complete, disbound. London: Pigot & Co., 1830. £16.00





  294. Ponting (K.G) THE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY OF SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND. With 55 illustrations, x + 214pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Adams and Dart, Bath: 1971. £25.00





  295. Porter (Jeffrey), editor EDUCATION AND LABOUR IN THE SOUTH-WEST. 77pp, folio, original wraps, cloth spine. University of Exeter: 1975. £12.00





  296. Pugh (Ronald & Margaret), editors THE DIOCESE BOOKS OF SAMUEL WILBERFORCE. xvi + 432pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. Volume 66. The Oxfordshire Record Society, 2008. £12.00





  297. Rees (Gareth) EARLY RAILWAY PRINTS A Social History of the Railways from 1825 to 1850. Numerous coloured and black and white plates, 128pp, oblong 8vo, couple of short tears to slightly creased dustwrapper. Phaidon, Oxford: 1980. £12.00





  298. Salter (Rev. E.H), editor EYNSHAM CARTULARY. Volume 1 of 2 only. With 4 plates, xxxvi+ 441 + (7) publishers adverts, original cloth. Oxford Historical Society, 1907. £12.00





  299. Saunders (Andrew) DEVON AND CORNWALL (Exploring Englands Heritage) Double-page map, coloured and black and white plates, x + 117pp, original pictorial card covers. London: H.M.S.O. 1991. £5.00





  300. Schumer (Beryl), editor OXFORDSHIRE FORESTS 1246-1609. With 2 sketch maps, xxii + 271pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. Volume 64. The Oxfordshire Record Society, 2004. £12.00





  301. Smith (David) ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES. With 4 colour plates and 121 black and white illusts, 243pp, dustwrapper. B.T. Batsford, London: 1982. £15.00





  302. Smyth (John) NOTES ON CORNWALL AND NORTH DEVON. Rhyming Records of Recent Rambles. 108pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, a.e.g. John Warren, Royston: and Paternoster and Hales, Hitchin: 1877. £30.00





  303. Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, editors Frederick William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET Volume 5. 377pp, complete in 8 parts, all with the original printed wraps. J.C. and A.T. Sawtell, Sherborne: March 1896 - December 1897. £15.00
    * Includes articles:- Worth Matravers Registers; Wimborne Grammar School; Castle Cary Court Roll; Witchcraft in Dorset, Thick family; Cerne Abbas; Norton-sub-Hamdon Accounts; Clarke family; Fire at Weymouth, etc.






  304. Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, editors Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. Volume 14. Illusts, 368pp, early library style qtr morocco, cloth boards, lightly rubbed. Sherborne: J.C and A.T. Sawtell. 1915. £25.00
    * Includes articles:- Seats in Gillingham Church, Courtenay family, Loders, Clavill family, Dowderidge family, Estates of George Pitt; Rentals of the Estates of George Pitt; Hallett family of Stedcombe; Parsonage of Somerton, etc.






  305. Somerset and Dorset and Dorset, editors G.W. Saunders and Charles Hebert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. Volume 15. 5 parts of 8 only. 5 parts all in the original printed wraps, lacks parts CXIV (114), CXVIII (118), and CXIX (119). Sherborne: March 1916 - December 1917. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Marnhull Tithes; Leachcraft in Dorset; Merriott Scratch Dials; Rev. John Collinson; Symonds Arms, Chardstock, etc.






  306. Somerset and Dorset NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET Volume 16, Parts 6 of 8, only. 6 parts in the original printed wraps, lacks parts, CXXIV (123), and CXXVI (126). Sherborne: March 1918 - September 1920. £8.00
    * Includes articles:- Woborne Almshouse, Yeovil; Gorges Family of Wraxhall; Manor of Blackmoor in Cannington; Wreck on Chesil Beach in 1641; Henville Family, etc.






  307. Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, editors T.J. Hunt and J.H.P. Pafford NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET Volume 30. Illusts, 459 + 35 page index, complete in the original 13 parts, all in the original printed wrappers. C.J. Creed, Bridport: 1974-1979. £20.00
    * Includes articles:- Thomas Hardy and the "Social Law"; Murder of Sarah Pope at Toller Whelme; Dorset's Coastal Defences; Dallimores of Nunney; Gollops of Bowood and Strode; Puppet Players at Beaminster; Thorntons of Sherborne; Agriculture in Somerset in 16th Century, etc.






  308. Stell (Christopher) NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS AND MEETING-HOUSES. Herefordshire, Worcestershire, & Warwickshire. Illusts, plans, pages numbered 107-260, complete, 4to, original pictorial card covers partly faded. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, 1986. £4.00





  309. Taylor (Royston), and others editors CALENDAR OF THE COURT BOOKS OF THE BOROUGH OF NEW WOODSTOCK. 1607-1622. l + 426pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. Volume 65. The Oxfordshire Record Society, 2007. £12.00





  310. Thicknesse (S.G) ABBOTS LANGLEY. With 4 plates, textual illusts, 64pp, sm 4to, few short tears to slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Second impression. Staple Press. (1946) £8.00





  311. Thomas (David St John) THE COUNTRY RAILWAY. Illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1976. £10.00





  312. Trinder (Barrie) THE DARBYS OF COALBROOKDALE. Map, plates, 79pp, original card covers, name and date to half-title. Corrected reprint, Phillimore, London: 1981/ £4.00





  313. University of Bristol Reconstruction Research Group GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET AND WILTSHIRE, A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS. With 3 folding coloured maps, each laid down on linen, inserted in pockets at the front and rear, 12pp, folio, original card covers. Published for the University of Bristol by J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd. 1949. £12.00





  314. Welch (F.B.A) and Crookall (R) BRITISH REGIONAL GEOLOGY. BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER DISTRICT. Second Edition by G.A. Kellaway and F.B.A. Welch. With 12 plates, one of which is folding, 96pp, original printed wraps. London: H.M.S.O. 1948. £12.00




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