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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 99

Maps, Plans, Manuscripts, Documents, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.

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Berkshire -- Bristol -- Buckinghamshire -- Cheshire
Cornwall -- Cumberland -- Devon -- Dorset
Durham -- Gloucestershire -- Hampshire and Isle of Wight --
Herefordshire -- Kent -- Lancashire -- Lincolnshire --
London -- Monmouthshire -- Norfolk -- Northamptonshire --
Oxfordshire -- Shropshire -- Somerset -- Staffordshire --
Suffolk -- Surrey -- Sussex -- Warwickshire --
Wiltshire -- Worcestershire -- Yorkshire -- Channel Islands --
Scotland -- Wales -- General
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      Berkshire


    1. New Windsor AN ACT for better paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Streets and Lanes in the Parish... of New Windsor... 20pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1768. £12.00

    2. Shrivenham COUNTERPART LEASE of three water grist mills known as West Mills together with buildings, watercourses, flood hatches, mill dams etc., in Watchfield in Shrivenham, Henry Richard Lord Holland to William Stevens of Watchfield, miller. Vellum, size 19" x 24", wax seal. 1796. £18.00
      Names three lives.


    3. Twyford AN ACT for repairing the Highways from Sunning Land End.... to the Old Bear Inn in Reading. 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Attractive woodcut initial letter. 1736. £14.00


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      Bristol


    4. All Saints Parish LAMP RATE An Assessment for the Parish of All Saints in the City of Bristol for Maintaining and Repairing the Lamps of the said Parish.... for one year Commencing the 25th Dec. 1750 and ending the 25th Dec. 1751. Lists 50 rate-payers, including "The Chamberlain of the City for the Market", with two columns for "Rents per annum" and amount of rate paid. Signed by the Church Wardens, Way Wardens, Overseers of the Poor and the Mayor, James Laroche, with 2 small wax seals. 3 sides folio, in very ragged paper wraps. A few small tears at edges, and at centre where folded, bottom margin dusty. 1750-51. £40.00

    5. Anstie (S) THE BLACK ROCK NEAR THE HOT WELLS BRISTOL. Antique hand-coloured aquatint. Size of view 10" x 14", plus margins, titled beneath, in an ivory mount, with gold lines. Clark and Duberg, c.1810. £80.00
      A view looking up the Gorge towards Clifton, showing a glimpse of the river Avon with two sailing boats. In the fore-ground are figures by the side of the river Avon, there is also a flock of sheep on the rocks, half way up the gorge.


    6. Bristol Aeroplane Company (Published by) 'BRISTOL' SLEEVE-VALVE AND TURBINE ENGINES c1950. Lavishly produced booklet, size 18" x 13", stiff card wraps with title embossed in blue and gold. 39pp. Describes 'Hercules', 'Centaurus', 'Theseus', 'Proteus' and 'Bristol Propeller Turbine' Engines. Numerous photographs of engines and planes, and diagrams in black and white and colour. Three full-page colour plates, including one by Cuneo, dated January 1950, of an aeroplane flying over the hangars at Bristol Airfield, and one (folding) showing cutaway diagram of the Proteus unit for the Brabazon. At the back is a card pocket with 8 cards showing graphs for performance curves etc. c1950. £70.00

    7. Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited, Engine Division (issued by) 'BRISTOL' TURBINE AND SLEEVE-VALVE AERO-ENGINES General information, performance date and installation diagrams in this brochure cover the full range of 'Bristol' turbine and sleeve-valve aero-engines in current production or under development. Brochure, 10" x 13", card wraps with small silver winged shield with 'Bristol' on it. 39 pages, text in black and blue, in English and French. Numerous photographic illustrations, including views of the inside and outside of the works, for example 'Assembling Hercules engines', 'The Olympus Test House', many diagrams and photographs of engines in colour and black and white. Fine folding coloured 'Sectioned View of the Proteus Propeller-Turbine', full page photograph 'The 'Bristol' Brabazon 1 Mk 1, powered by coupled Centaurus 20 engines, coming in to land at Farnborough'. At the back is a pocket with 9 cards showing graphs for performance data. c1952. £65.00

    8. Clifton Down Railway Line MIDLAND RAILWAY DISTANCE DIAGRAM Sheet 53A. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Lithographed plan on thick paper, size 20" x 15", showing Severn Estuary with line from Avonmouth to Hotwells, Clifton, Staple Hill, Temple Meads, with enlargement of Avonmouth bottom left. Folio, folded, 1" repaired split at fold. Third Edition, 1910. £22.00
      Taken from a book of diagrams.


    9. Clifton, Ashton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet ST 5672. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 18" x 18", plus margins, with key etc. Levelled 1945, Edition of 1954. £12.00
      Covers Burwalls, Rownham House, Caledonia Place, Clifton Bridge Station, Cumberland Basin, etc.


    10. Corn Street TRADE CARD Richard Smith, Tailor & Woollen Draper, 48, Corn Street Adjoining the Council House, Bristol. Engraved on card, size 2" x 3". Lander, Exchange (Printer). c1860. £12.00

    11. Cumberland Road ROBBINS LIMITED Imperial Saw Mills, Cumberland Road, Bristol. Manufacturers of Bent Timber for the Motor & Coach Trade, Wheels, &c. New and Revised Price List. 24pp., 4to. original wraps. n.d. 1930's? £22.00
      Includes Cleft Oak Spokes, Ash Felloes, Motor Wings (Elm, Hazel or Birch), Motor Hood Sticks, Clincher Rubber Tyres etc.


    12. Easton, Brislington, Hanham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet ST67 S.W. Scale 6" = 1 mile. Printed in brown and black. Size 19" x 19", plus margins with key etc. Some light creasing, a few edge tears. 1965. £12.00
      Extends from Greenbank Cemetery to St. Brendan's College.


    13. Ford & Co. Ltd. Printer and publisher THE GAUNTS' HOUSE Old Recollections and New Intentions. 1220 - 1912. Printed on thick grey paper, stiff paper wraps, 6 pages of text plus four tipped-in photographic plates with decorative art nouveau borders, two photographs per plate except the last one which has one photograph of the manager's office. Part of the brown silk ribbon threaded on front wrap is missing. 1912. £20.00
      Photographs show work in the composing room, machine room, etc.


    14. Gardiner & Sons, Ironmongers and Merchants LETTER to Rev. Sanford at Combe Florey, quoting prices for Grates, marble and slate baths etc. 2 pages, decorative printed heading. Traces of vertical fold... together with another letter giving prices for 'articles seen by you on Wednesday...', listed under rooms, including 'rouge fleuri and black marble chimney piece', plus another letter with receipt. 1888. £8.00

    15. Harvey & Sons, Ltd. WINE LIST Summer 1939. 32pp., 8vo, decorative wraps with design of bottles and grapes. Black and white illustrations and maps in text. Order from loosely inserted, with price of a summer case on verso (Margaux was 34s for a dozen bottles). Foxing spots on first page and a few other pages, cover rather grubby. 1939. £12.00

    16. Harvey Barton & Son COLSTON HALL ORGANS, PAST AND PRESENT Illustrated and Published by Harvey Barton & Son. 13pp., plus nine full-page tipped in photographic plates. Booklet size 7" x 10", printed wraps with dolphin decoration. Shows the 'First Organ' erected 1870, 'The New Organ Complete. June 1st 1905', with views of the Blowing Chamber, Motor Room, Stops and Manuals. There is much technical detail on this and the other organs, 'Couplers', 'Accessory Movements', different stops, etc. n.d. c1910? £55.00
      Scarce. 'The re-arrangement and extension of the Organ has been carried out by the builders, Messrs. Norman & Beard Ltd... Other leading Organists who have seen the specification are looking foward with great interest to the completion of what will probably be the most elaborate and varied Organ in the world. The extensions and improvements practically double the number of the Stops...' This was the Willis organ destroyed by fire in 1945.


    17. Hudd (Alfred), Bristol author LETTER to Lewis Way from Alfred E. Hudd, thanking him for returning a missing deed he had borrowed from All Saints Church, which must have been 'packed up with the Ashton Court MSS while I was making a sketch of the Smythe merchant mark'. He encourages Mr. Way 'to compile a book on the subject of the Smyths of Long Ashton'. 3 sides on headed notepaper, sm. 8vo. Dec. 19th, 1908. £8.00

    18. Latcham family ADMINISTRATION of the Goods and Chattels of Mary Latcham, of the Old Park in the Parish of St. Michael in the City of Bristol, deceased. Printed certificate with manuscript inserts, on vellum, size 8" x 8", large papered seal of Archbishop of Canterbury on tag. 1826. £15.00

    19. Llewellins & James, Castle Green LIFTING AND FORCING PUMPS ON PLANK Advertising sheet, sm. 8vo, printed on one side only, illustrating a pump, and listing types available, with table at bottom giving quantity of Water each lifts in an hour. n.d. c1870. £16.00

    20. Lysaght (John), Limited. AGRICULTURAL FEEDING APPLIANCES Manufactured by John Lysaght, Limited, Galvanized Iron Works, Bristol. Catalogue printed on yellow paper, on both sides of sheet 15" x 17", folded to form brochure 5" x 8". Each item illustrated, with prices listed below. 1902. £18.00
      Upwards of 50 items illustrated. Includes wheelbarrows, water-carriers, garden tables and chairs, hay-racks, troughs.


    21. New Gaol AN ACT for building a New Gaol in the City of Bristol, and for other purposes. 46pp., 4to, separately paginated, disbound. Act of Parliament. Docket title on last leaf. 1816. £20.00

    22. Shops EIGHT BILLS for Bristol businesses. Comprising The Royal Library, new Book, and Stationery Depot, Die Sinking etc., bill for stamping school prizes for Belle Vue School, 189-; The Barton Warehouses Ltd., 1897; Bristol Mercury Office, 1853; H.L. Phillips, Saddles and Leather Goods Manufacturer, Whiteladies Road, 1010; J.E. Atkins, Ale & Cider Merchant, Baldwin St., 1859; Harris & Gibbs, Ironmongers, Importers of Marble Chimney Pieces, Clare St., 1866; The Montague Hotel, Kingsdown, 1927; Charles Parker, Chemist, West Park Corner, Whiteladies Rd., printed on thin cloth (small tear), n.d. 1853-1927. £20.00

    23. Stokes Croft TRADE CARD Hattil Foll, Porter & Pale Beer Brewer, Stokes Croft, Bristol Engraved on card, size 2" x 3". Attractive lettering including 'Gothic' style. Lander, Exchange (Printer). c1860. £14.00
      Hattil Foll was apparently involved with the Ashton Gate Brewery.


    24. Taylor and Low Brothers, Timber Importers PRICE LIST Mouldings, Architraves, &c, and Canadian Yellow Pine Doors. 67pp., size 7" x 5". Illustrates the different mouldings, with measurements and prices. c1920. £15.00


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      Buckinghamshire


    25. Bourton AN INVENTORY and Appraisement of the Household furniture and Sundry other Effects of the Late Mr. Jos. Barton taken at Bourton in the County of Bucks on the 29th day of Decr. 1800. Manuscript on 3 sides of sheet folded to 16" x 6", listing items room by room. Signed by John Day. Lists 105 items. 1800. £45.00
      Includes Barometer in Mahogany frame, delph bowl and plates, one four post Cord. Bedstead, Spinning Wheel.


    26. Fullarton (A) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Engraved map. With Reference table to the Hundreds and Liberties. Size approx. 7" x 9", plus margins, central fold. c1840. £18.00

    27. Ludgershall, near Buckingham 42 ACRES OF GRASS CROP AND KEEPING..... On the Farm late in the Occupation of Mr Gabriel Allen, deceased, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, At the King's Head Inn, Bicester, on Friday, May the 8th, 1868.... Poster, size 22" x 17". E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1868. £20.00

    28. Wendover A BILL for Confirming Exchanges of Lands and Tithes of and in the open and uninclosed Common Fields within the Manor and parish of Wendover... and for establishing... Payments in Lieu of Tithes. 30pp., plus docket title, fine floral headpiece 2" deep. Disbound, some sections loose so held with small staples. First page with some browning at corners, a few leaves with light foxing spots in bottom margin. 1777. £26.00

    29. Wendover CONVEYANCE of a piece of land and dwelling house at Wendover adjoining the road to Tring, Humphrey Bull to Robert McCabe. Vellum, size 24" x 30", coloured sketch plan 7" x 8" in margin. Two wax seals. 1850. £14.00


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      Cheshire


    30. The Greenbanks, Ellesmere CATALOGUE of the Attractive & Highly Important Sale.... Farming Stock and Implements, 200 Iron Hurdles.... Handsome Roan Mare.... Kitchen & Culinary Utensils &c.... 22pp, 8vo. Traces of vertical fold. 1889. £12.00

    31. Weller (E) MAP OF CHESHIRE Reduced from the Ordnance Survey colour printed map size approx. 12" x 18", central fold. Scale " to 1 mile. c1885. £8.00
      From 'Bacon's Atlas of The British Isles'.



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      Cornwall


    32. Bodmin, Newquay GEOLOGICAL SURVEY four colour-printed maps, size approx. 14" x 19", plus wide margins, comprising Sheets 335 (Trevose); 347 (Bodmin), 336 (Camelford), 346 (Newquay). Scale 1" to 1 mile. 1951-1970. £17.00

    33. Constantine, Wendron PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Desirable Freehold Properties which Messrs Hocking & Johns will offer for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of July, 1902.... 6pp., folio, folded. One large folding coloured plan and one full page one. Details 24 Lots, in Wendron and Constantine and one field in Helston. 1902. £36.00
      Includes Gweek Hotel, School Building at Gweek, Gweek Wollas Wharf, Wheelwright's Shop, Tenements of Mellanoweth, Naffean Downs, parts of Crahan Bowling Green, etc.


    34. Falmouth BURTON'S ROYAL OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, FALMOUTH Known Throughout the Civilized World. A Large and Valuable Collection of Curiosities from every region under the Sun, at Reasonable, Prices. Flyer printed on both sides, size 11" x 8". Large illustration of the shop on one side, taking up all of the sheet, with people and a horse and carriage in front, statues etc., outside, large Chines jars, stuffed alligator, etc., in windows. Under the illustration are two verses extolling the shop. On verso is a list of his customers, in 4 columns. Traces of folds, a couple of very small edge tears neatly repaired, top and bottom edges a little dusty. Trevor & Co., Ltd., Plymouth. c1880. £38.00
      Over 300 customers listed, with Cornish families such as Rashleigh, Vivian, Basset, Vyvyan, Morshead, Borlase, as well as George Wombwell, F. John Horniman of Horniman's Museum, 'Sir Samuel Baker, The African Traveller', Charles Lesseps, Lady Brassey, etc.


    35. Falmouth Gaol AN ACT to provide for the Discontinuance of a separate Court of Quarter Sessions and a separate Gaol in the Borough of Falmouth. 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1865. £10.00

    36. Gilbert (Davies) PROSPECTUS AND SUBSCRIPTION LIST Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas proposes to print the last Heraldic Survey of Cornwall, made in 1640, on the following terms... disclaiming any idea of profit to himself... (that) 300 Pounds be raised by subscriptions in sums of 5 Pounds... It is therefore hoped that the Gentlemen of Cornwall will not allow so favourable an opportunity to escape... Davies Gilbert, East Bourn, 1838. Sheet of stiff paper, size 9" x 6", printed with 6 lines of type at head, then a line, under that the names, with the first name 'Davies Gilbert - Five Copies - £25' printed, and the other 25 names, and amount given, written in the same hand in ink. The paper has been very slightly trimmed on the right side, so that the last letter of 'pounds' on the last three lines is right at the edge. 1838. £50.00
      Lady Bassett ordered 5 copies. Other subscribers included Sir Charles Lemon, Rev. Canon Rogers, Lord St. Germans, Sir John St. Aubyn, J.H. Rodd, Wm. Rashleigh. The work, printed by Pickering of Picadilly, was titled 'Cornish Pedigrees', and only the section A-C was published, due to Nicolas' and Pickering's deaths.


    37. Grade TITHE APPORTIONMENT of the Parish of Grade in the County of Cornwall. 1843. 13pp, folio, plus 2p introduction. Printed in columns for Landowner, Occupiers, No. on Plan, Description of Lands, Cultivation, Rent Charge apportioned. Pages dog-eared and dusty at top right corner, lacks back wrap, printed label on front wrap, which is stained. Helston, 1843. £50.00
      Tenements include Worvas, Trevelgas, Kuggar, Chiverton, Plain an Quarry, Ledra, Polteska.


    38. Helston CORN ACCOUNT The Churchwardens & Overseers of the Borough of Helston on Purchase of Corn, in Acc. with Glynn Grylls & Co. Single small folio sheet, oblong, listing 9 payments Jan. - April 1801. Includes 'Mr. Polglases Draft to Burn for the Cargo of Barley... £789.4.11d.'... together with... Borough of Helston... Notice for electing a Recorder in the Room of the right Honourable Francis Lord Godolphin Deceased. 1785. 1p., 4to, manuscript, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. 1785 and 1801. £14.00

    39. Kensey Vale, Launceston PARTICULARS of valuable Freehold Property, Garages and Accommodation Land for Sale by Auction... November 7th, 1933. 1p., folio. Lists 4 lots, including a Creamery, Bridge Meadow. 1933. £6.00

    40. Launceston PLANS, CONDITIONS AND PARTICULARS OF SALE of an Excellent Residential House, also Stores, Stables, Cottage, and Highly Attractive Fields, in the Borough of Dunheved otherwise Launceston... To be sold by Public Auction by J. Kittow & Son... 14th October, 1910. 5pp., plus 2pp. conditions of sale, folio, green printed wraps, 2 small folding, and 2 larger folding coloured plans. Staples rusty, hence one section coming loose. 1910. £26.00

    41. Leatherwork SHOEMAKER'S BILL drawn to Revd. Sandys. Neatly written on sheet 15" x 6", folded. Lists 80 items, 1803-4. Receipted as paid. 1803-4. £15.00
      Includes shoes tapped and heeled for Richard Oliver and Elizabeth Jory, as well as Sandys, mending the carriage harness, mending the portmanteau, 'to leather for the pump by Malachi Martin', 'leather for the Kitchen pump'.


    42. Liskeard and Caradon Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Liskeard and Caradon Railway Company.... 7pp. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1887. £10.00

    43. Liskeard REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH OF LISKEARD. 2pp, with a folding plan, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 4" to 1 mile, and a Plan of the Borough, Scale 1" to a mile. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting and waterstaining on text leaf. 1837. £22.00

    44. Liskeard, Camelford ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold, Residential and Sporting Estate of 'Lewarne', for Sale by Auction... 18th July, 1916. By direction of Horace B. Grylls. 60pp., folio, printed wraps, 4 photographic views of the house on two plates, lacks all of the three folding plans in back pocket, key plan inside front wrap. With numerous Schedules giving field names, rentals etc., including a two-page list of the payers of the Tithe Rent Charges. Tears in completed Agreement on last leaf. 1916. £40.00
      The estate included the Pleasure Grounds, Ornamental Woodland, Grass Farm, Glass Houses etc., Trout and Salmon-Peel Fishing in the Fowey, eight mixed farms, freehold of Goonzion and Hardhead Downs, Brown Gelly Downs (including 1/20th minerals underlying), The Manor House, St. Neot, Gill Wood on the Fowey.


    45. Lostwithiel ORDER signed by 2 Justices of the Borough that Joseph Jenkins, Cabinet Maker, should pay arrears of wages to Richard Marks. 30 lines, 4to, in a small hand, signed. 1835. £12.00

    46. Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from just past Tregony to The Land's End, hand-coloured. Arms of Tregony bottom left, description of St. Michael's Mount in right margin, and of Tregony at bottom. On verso is uncoloured description of London 1720. £15.00

    47. Perranarworthal to Redruth Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Cornwall Railway to Redruth.... 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1864. £22.00

    48. Polmenna ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVI.14, scale 1/2500, size approx. 25" x 38". Second edition 1907. £15.00
      Shows Lametton Mill, Pencrowd, Trethawle, Rosenun, Housey.


    49. Saint Just WHEAL WILLIAMS Plan, scale 25 ft. to 1 inch. On cartridge paper, size 20" x 29", comprising Longitudinal Section, Plan, Cross Section Through Williams' Shaft, Cross Section Through Vivians' Winze. In ink and three colours. Shows level of fathoms, Mitchell's Shaft, John's Rise, etc. Compass rose. Signed L. Buckney 1932. Piece torn from top corner (not affecting drawing)... together with... PENDARVES MINE (Redruth). Section, size 20" x 30", scale 10ft to 1 in., showing just a shaft(?), not labelled. L. Buckney 1932. £34.00
      Wheal Williams was part of Boswedden Mine. Probably a student drawing, and the teacher has circled some slightly shaky lettering and written 'poor' in pencil.


    50. St. Minver LETTER from Praed & Co. to Rev. Wm. Sandys, 8 Oct. 1812. 3p., 4to, folded with address and postmark on verso, account on first two pages showing payment to Society for Clergymens' Orphans, subscription to S.P.C.K, Grand Junction Canal dividends, etc. With letter on third page signed Praed & Co., together with another letter to Sandys, 1815, presumably from his Solicitor, about a confusion with Praed & Co. in Truro and in London. 1812. £8.00

    51. Stannaries RULE relating to Pursers' suits. Manuscript, signed by J. Dampier, Vice Warden, Truro, May 14, 1851 stating how the practice of obtaining a Decree for sale of a Mine Share of an Adventurer on the Petition of the Purser will be changed. 1p., 4to, 21 lines on blue paper. 1851. £8.00

    52. Trewey Common, Zennor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets LXI S.W. and LXVIII N.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets. Second Edition. 1940's reprint. £14.00

    53. Truro AN ACT to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the Minster of Transport under the General Pier and harbour Act 1861 relating to Gott bay and Truro. 9pp., 8vo. 1928. £5.00

    54. Wadebridge LETTER from William Norway at Wadebridge, to unknown correspondent, but probably Revd. Sandys of St. Minver. 1p., 4to, docketed on verso, with date Aug. 21st, 1802. Says he has sent the Reviews for 1800 by his boy, and thanking him for the basket of fruit. Says he has a vessel laden with timber and he will ask the Captain to unload at Gentle Jane when the tide is high enough... together with a manuscript bill from Norway to Sandys for timber, 1805, and a bill to Sandys from Norway, 1p., 4to, for a butt of old Sherry Wine containing 132 gallons, dated Lostwithiel 25 May 1807. 1802-7. £14.00

    55. Wheal Canon, Sithney PETITION in the Stannary Court. William Stevens of St. Erth, Miner, against Thomas Richards of St. Hilary, a shareholder who refused to pay his share for the working of the mine. 2p, folio. Blue Stannary stamp. Split along one fold in second leaf. 1842. £22.00


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      Cumberland


    56. Carlisle CATALOGUE of the Annual Great Special Prize Show & Sale of 200 Two Year Old Cart, Saddle and Harness Geldings and Fillies, Horses, Cobs, Ponies... 22nd Sept. 1909. 16pp., 8vo., printed wraps. Vertical crease. 1909. £10.00

    57. Carlisle, Silloth, Bewcastle Fells TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 11/12/17/18 and Sheet 7. Scale 1" to 1 mile. The first sheet size 26" x 37", plus margins, covering Silloth, Carlisle, Bewcastle Fells (the Scottish side of the Solway is blank), and the second 26" x 18", plus margins, covering Caplestone Fell, Kielderhead Moor (in bottom right corner, the rest blank). Both sheets dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 4to marbled wraps, small key plan on front wrap. Small library stamp on verso. Two items. 1897. £45.00

    58. Carlisle, Wigton, Caldbeck PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Several Estates Situate at Black Hall & White Quay, in the Parish of St. Cuthbert, Carlisle, Buckaban in the Parish of Caldbeck; Barney House in the Parish of Wigton; Gillbrow in the Parish of Lorton.... containing altogether 463 Acres.... all of which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of October, 1868. 6pp folio, plus leaf with docket title, folded. 7 lithographed plans, hand coloured in outline, five of which are folding, by John Pears, Land Surveyor, Penwith. One folding plan clipped down right edge with loss of some of lithographed surface. Folded with docket title. 1868. £45.00

    59. Dalston TO BE SOLD by Public Auction at the House of Richard Martin, Innkeeper... Several Closes of Land Called... Sorrow Pow, Low Close, High Close and The Orchard situate at Nook Lane... Poster size 13" x 8". 1835. £20.00

    60. Workington AN ACT for repairing the Road from the City of Carlisle.... to the Market and Sea-port Town of Workington.... 32pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. Off-setting. Act of Parliament. 1753. £10.00


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      Devon


    61. Alexandra Theatre, Newton Abbot BABES IN THE WOOD Pantomime playbill. Reg Lever presents his Annual Xmas Pantomime, in 12 Scenes. See Toyland... The Dancing Skeletons... Horace the Horse. Playbill printed in three colours on card, size 12" x 8", with picture of children, rabbits, etc. 1951. £12.00

    62. Alexandra Theatre, Newton Abbot JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Reg Lever presents his Annual Xmas Pantomime, in 14 Spectacular Scenes. See The Wonder Circus, The Dancing Donkeys.... Playbill printed in three colours on card, size 12" x 8", with picure of giant asleep and Jack stealing hen, in red, yellow and blue. Early 1950's. £12.00

    63. Ashford THE CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. THE ANNUAL MEETING In Aid of This Society Will be Held at the School Room, Ashford Next Wednesday Evening, August 16th at half-past Six o'clock. The Rev. Bouchier Savile, and The Rev. A. Townsend, Missionary from Abbeokouta, in Africa, Are expected to attend. Handbill, size 10" x 8", printed in large bold lettering, with decorative border. Brightwell & Son, Printers, Barnstaple. 1848. £26.00

    64. Bampton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XXIV.15. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Overall size 37" x 25". Second edition. 1904. £18.00
      Shows the whole of Bampton, Luttrell, Bailey's, Bowersclose, Duvale Quarries.


    65. Barnstaple THE BARNSTAPLE CHARTER Printed transcript of the Latin charter, with summaries in English in the margins. 2pp., folio, folded with docket title. Pages numbered 1-3... together with... THE COMMISSION AND INQUISITION Temp. Edward III. Taking Notice of King Athelstan's Charter to the Burgesses of Barnstaple. The same format as above, but with no English note in the margin. Both documents have small needle holes in the blank area at the foot of the third page where it was once sewn onto card. 2 items. n.d. 1830? £50.00

    66. Bartholomew (J) BARTHOLOMEW'S REDUCED ORDNANCE SURVEY OF ENGLAND AND WALES, Scale 2 Miles to an Inch. Sheet 35, North Devon. Colour-printed, size 20" x 30", linen-backed and folding into cloth endpapers. c1920. £8.00

    67. Besley (H), Publisher DEVONSHIRE Map, size 12" x 15", outline colour, linen-backed and folding into partly faded 12mo boards with printed label. Scale 2" = 15 miles. With Reference to the Hundreds. Shows railways. c1870. £25.00

    68. Bicton and Stevenstone AN ACT for amending... and modifying certain Conditions as to Residence contained in the Will and Codicils of the Right Honourable John Lord Rolle deceased. 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1865. £14.00
      Concerns occupation of the Mansion House at Bicton, use of Rolle Arms etc.


    69. Bovey Tracy ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CI. S.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. 1906 £10.00
      Covers the whole of Bovey Tracy, Bovey Pottery and Lignite Pit, Whitestone Quarry.


    70. Buckerell OBLIGATION BOND of Seamuel Seale of Buckerell, Yeoman, to Patience Humphrey of Honiton, for £25. 1p, sm. folio, in English and Latin, wax seal with monogram. Conjoint leaf with docket title on verso. 1696. £28.00

    71. Buckfast, Holcombe etc. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM 8vo album, cloth boards, containing 53 sepia views of Devon plus 33 of Wales, size 3" x 2", mounted 2 to a page, neatly labelled on mount with amateur printing set. c1930. £40.00
      Includes Beatrice Chase's House and Chapel, monks at work on building Buckfast Abbey (3), Dartmeet, Stoke in Teignhead, Sharpham, Duncannon Cottages, etc. A few of the views are rather dark.


    72. Clayhidon AN ACT For Inclosing Lands in the Manor of Clayhidon in the Parish of Clayhidon.... 21pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1812. £18.00

    73. Clyst Saint Lawrence, Broadclyst, Stokeinteignhead, Bovey Tracey and Newton Ferrers AN ACT For enabling the Trustees... of Hele's Charity Estates to grant Leases for absolute Terms, of certain Estates vested in them... in the Parishes of Clist Saint Lawrence, Broadclyst, Stokeinteignhead, Bovey Tracey, and Newton Ferrers... in the County of Devon... 31pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1842. £15.00

    74. Colyton ABSTRACT of the title of Mesdames F.M. Lott & L.C. Lott to a freehold dwelling house and garden in Colyton. 9p. folio, in manuscript, detailing title from 1819 when it belonged to John Restorick. 1855. £16.00

    75. Colyton CONVEYANCE in Fee of a dwelling house at Colyton, Messrs. Pidgeon & Lott Assignees of the estate and effects of Mr B.B. Smark a Bankrupt... Vellum, 24" x 31", signed with 4 wax seals. 1844. £10.00

    76. Combe Raleigh PARTICULARS of the Freehold Georgian (circa 1789) Country Residence known as Combe Hill... Three Excellent Cottages, Well Timbered Gardens, Clumps of Rhododendrons... total area about 22 Acres... For Sale by Auction... 22nd July, 1938... 11pp., small folio, stiff wraps with photo of house tipped onto front wrap, folding plan, one photograph tipped in. Printed on pale grey paper. Some marks and an ink number on front wrap. 1938. £16.00

    77. Crediton THE CHARTERS OF CREDITION (ALIAS KIRTON) to Which are annexed certain Decrees. Manuscript in folio volume, size 14" x 9", full calf, gilt decoration on boards and in panels on spine, gilt title on spine, calf slightly rubbed at edges, split in calf at top and bottom of spine at front hinge. Very decorative calligraphic title page, with two faun-like creatures, shells, birds etc., signed 'Dunn, sc.' Comprises transcripts in a large and clear hand of: (i) The Charter of Edward VI. 40 pages, in Latin, plus a translation into English, 43 pages. (ii) The Charter by Q. Elizabeth. Title page in fine calligraphy, 32 pages. (iii) Order of the Court. Trinity Term, 12th Year of King James' reign 'This Court is clearly of the Opinion that the several Letters Patent granted by King Edward VI and by the late Queen Elizabeth were granted for the Good & Benefit of the poor inhabitants... and not for the Benefit of the Governors or of other Persons of Wealth...'. 21p. (iv) A Statement of Facts respecting the Administration of The Crediton Tithe Trust and the application of Sir John Hayward's Charity By one of the Twelve Governors of the Church of Crediton... including 'Copy of a Letter from James Buller Esquire, to Mr Lambert Gorwyn, dated January 11th, 1799. 20 pages. Paper watermarked 1808. £280.00
      King Edward VI had vested the small tithes of Crediton, Sandford and Exminster in 12 Governors, and founded the Grammar School, stipulating the salary to the master, ministers etc. In 1624 a complaint was made that the profits from the appointed properties had not been used for the benefit of the poor of Credition. A Court hearing in 1808 ruled that the salaries of the ministers were to be raised. In 1794 a Samuel Dunn left money for a school whereby his descendents were to be taught writing, navigation and surveying. The title page was possibly made by one of his family. This volume was evidently prepared in connection with the court hearing of 1808.


    78. Dibdin (T.C) and Vivian (Edward) TORQUAY, FROM WALDRON HILL. Tinted lithograph. Drawn by T.C. Dibdin from a sketch by E. Vivian. On stone by E. Gauci. Size approx. 8" x 12", plus margins. Printed by M. & N. Hanhart, c1841. £45.00
      A very attractive view across the terraces of houses and the harbour, sailing ships in harbour, men hauling nets on beach etc.


    79. Dunkeswell COPY OF DEED TO LEAD TO THE USES OF A FINE of five messuages, eight gardens, eighty acres of land, seventeen acres of meadow, twenty acres of furze and heath, common of pasture for cattle, in Dunkeswell, close called Lyme Croft in Luppitt, and other property in Plymouth, together with rights in the Manor of Dunkeswell, Edward Ford of Exeter, Woollendraper to Thomas Lethbridge and Francis Collins of Wiveliscombe. Manuscript on 2 large folio sheets, written on one side only. Attested copy of deed made 1726, copy made 1734. 1734. £25.00

    80. Exe Valley Railway AN ACT for making Railways in the county of Devon, to be called the Exe Valley Railway..... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1874. £15.00

    81. Exmouth Docks AN ACT to amend the Exmouth Docks Act, 1864. 5pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1870. £9.00

    82. Georgeham CONDITIONS OF SALE for the tenement called Middleborough containing 34 acres. 2pp., sm. folio, signed receipt for purchase money on adjoining leaf. 1834. £8.00

    83. Halberton POSTER advertising auction sale of 23 acres of luxuriant grass at Yeo Farm, Halberton, April 19th, 1920. Size 17" x 11", folded horizontally. 1920. £14.00

    84. Hartland BOND Edward Wolferstan of Hartland bound to William Tanner of Collumpton for the sum of £300. Printed sheet, blank adjoining leaf, small folio with details in MS, signed by Wolferstan and two witnesses, with seal. Some browning due to damp. 26th Mar. 1787. £20.00

    85. Hartland BOND of William Rowe and Henry Bagiholl, both of Hartland, to Hugh Stevens of Buckland Brewer, for £100. Manuscript, 11 lines on 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf, signed with two small wax seals, witnessed. 1700. £26.00

    86. Hartland DEED OF COVENANT Hugh Nicoll of Lowland in Hartland, yeoman, to Lawrence Tucker of Longfurland gent., and Charles Doyman of Bigberry in Hartland, yeoman, of part of lands called Lowlands and South Beckland in Hartland, sometime the lands of John Arundle and Arthur Spry. Vellum, size 7" x 11", 21 lines in a small neat hand. Small wax seal missing from tag. 1664. £38.00
      Relates to the marriage of Hugh Nicoll and Sarah, daughter of Charles Doyman.


    87. Honiton AN ACT for rectifying Mistakes in the Names of several of the Commissioners appointed to put in Execution the Act for granting a Land Tax for the Year One thousand seven hundred and forty eight.... and for Relief of the Borough of Honiton as to Arrears of the Land Tax, and the House and Window Taxes.... 30pp, disbound, black letter. Act of Parliament. 1749. £18.00
      Refers to 'a dreadful fire' at Honiton in July 1747.


    88. Ilfracombe ABSTRACT OF THREE LEASES of 1897, 1898, 1899, of a farmhouse and lands called Comyn Farm in Ilfracombe, Walter Raleigh Gilbert to George Brown of Barnstaple. 6p., folio, folded. With Schedules. 1899. £8.00

    89. Landkey, Highleigh etc. ROLLE LEASES Small group of papers relating to leases of Lord Rolle from P. Paige, 1815-20. Comprises letter to Lord Rolle, 10th Aug. 1815 about the bidding for leases in Winkleigh, Chittlehampton etc., with names of bidders etc. Ends 'There has not been any venison sent the N. Devon Mess no order having been received for so Doing'... together with... Folio sheet written on one side, with details of leases, lives, heriots etc for 16 tenements in Great Torrington Town Mills, Landkey etc., and small sheet listing leases in Budleigh etc. 1820... together with... Leases executed by Lord Rolle at Stevenstone. 1p., sm. folio, 29 names with tenement, rent etc. 29th Aug. 1818. Includes landkey mills, Lipsey Mill etc., together with similar document for leases in Buckland Brewer, Belston, Parkham. 1815-20. £16.00

    90. Lifton DEMISE of the barton or farm of Smallecombe and Catleycott in Lifton, John Harris of Stowford, Clerk, to Edmond Prideaux of Padstow. Large vellum sheet, some slight rubbing of ink at a few places where folds meet. With receipt on verso, witness, that £1006 has been received from Edmond Prideaux. 1733. £22.00

    91. Little Torrington BILL Thomas Coombe's Bill to Thos. Stevens for Carpenter's Work and Sawing on Cross and West Ford to Michaelmas 1830. 5 pages of itemised amounts, size 16" x 6", from 1829-30. 1830. £22.00
      Examples of entries include 'Self and five men to West Ford making door frames', 'Self and three men about the Flood Gate finishing the Saw Pit taking down a linney', 'self and three men roofing & planing flooring board'.


    92. Little Torrington LEASE of a piece of land 'some time since enclosed hedged and fenced out of a close called Norther Haye Down part of a tenement called Wellhouse, Richard Stevens of Smythacott to Thomas Pillman, Master Mason. Vellum, size 10" x 23", indented top edge, good wax seal on tag. The tenant was to do suit at the Manor Courts, and serve as Tithingman. 1708. £36.00
      The ink is still strong and black.


    93. Little Torrington SALE BY AUCTION of South Hole and Huntshaw Wood... to be held... 14th August 1920. 1p., large folio, folded with docket title on verso. Sets out title in details from 1865 and ownership by the Guille family. 1920. £6.00

    94. Lord Rolle THREE LETTERS from John Moore Stevens to his sister in law Sophia Stevens. Dated Otterton February 26th, March 19th, April 4th, 1836. Each 3p., 4to, written in a small neat hand, address panel on verso with good wax seal with a pelican and her young. The first letter is about buying some plots of land near Winscot, and a Public House, the disturbances in the north of Devon, and their 'noble neighbour' Lord Rolle, who had been ill 'Lord Rolle did not suffer from his Journey but on Sunday in attempting to move in Church he fell down. On Monday he was put on horseback & rode with the Hounds for some hours... but on attempting to walk in his room he again fell on his knees & I hear received a slight sprain again... I begin to think that he will never walk again. Quel malheur!'. In the second letter the writer accuses his sister-in-law of intransigence in the matter of the plots 'you object to do for me what Lord Clinton did for my Brother, unless I saddle myself also with a leasehold Ale House of uncertain Title'. The third letter also goes into detail about the plots of land, and a libel action against Anstey, 'Lord Rolle has commenced walking with a little assistance, a few steps...' 1836. £38.00
      Two years later Lord Rolle famously stumbled at Queen Victoria's coronation. Victoria noted 'Poor old Lord Rolle who is 82 and dreadfully infirm, in attempting to ascend the steps, fell and rolled quite down, but was not the least hurt'.


    95. Mallet (John), Surveyor MAP OF LOWER TITCHIN in Buckland Brewer, Devon. Property of Thomas Stevens Esquire. Manuscript plan in ink and outline colour, on thick paper, size 19" 29", folds. Scale 3" = 10 chains. Scale bar, fine compass rose. Shows roads in buff colour, buildings in pink fields outlined in red, footpaths, brooks, wooded areas and waste land indicated. Gates shown in elevation. A few small foxing spots at edges. Reference Table showing 21 fields etc., with Clear Statute Measure, Hedges and Waste, Total. Surveyed 1817 by John Mallet, Great Torrington. £200.00

    96. Mariansleigh, Holsworthy, Sandford, Crediton Estates AN ACT for vesting Parts of the Estates of Sir John Davie Baronet, deceased, in Trustees, upon Trust to be sold, and for laying out the Purchase Money.... in the Purchase of other Estates.... 27pp, disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes 7 pages of Schedules. 1839. £16.00
      Concerns land at Mariansleigh, Holsworthy, Sandford and Crediton.


    97. Millbay Ward, Plymouth THE FLOODING OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT Voters in Millbay Ward. Do you know how your present Representatives in the Council acted in this most important question... If Not, You Should! Vote for Taylor. Handbill, size 12" x 9", traces of folds and two small repaired edge tears, relating to the scheme for a Pumping Station, with verbatim quotes from the candidate in the Council Meeting of May 16th. Printed and Published by Mitchell & Co., Union St., Plymouth. 1899. £28.00

    98. Petrockstowe COPY WILL of Richard Seldon of Petrockstowe. 4p., manuscript, in a small hand, folded. Original will dated 1805, this copy made c1816. Paper watermarked 1816. £12.00
      Refers to his messuage of Tricks and Greenings in Petrockstowe.


    99. Plympton Saint Mary AN ACT for enabling His Majesty to grant a certain Creek, called Chelson Bay, otherwise Shilston Bay, in or near the Parish of Plympton Saint Mary, in the County of Devon; and for vesting the same, for a valuable Consideration, in the Right Honourable John Lord Boringdon, and His Heirs. 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1805. £14.00

    100. Salcombe AN ACT to confirm an Order made by the Board of Trade under the Sea Fisheries Act, relating to Salcombe. 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1872. £12.00

    101. Sampford Courtenay CONVEYANCE of tenement called Paris Underdown, comprising 34 acres, the Venerable Henry Woollacombe Archdeacon of Barnstaple to Thomas Moon. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seals. 1876. £14.00

    102. 'Scrutator' FRIENDS OF THE CHURCH The opponents to the Church-Rate have been Virtually Defeated... Let not those who have received from the Church Rates large Sums, refuse paying small ones... Handbill, size 13" x 8", Traces of folds, some slight dustmarking along part of one fold. Chave, Printer, Higher-Back-Street, Tavistock. 29th October, 1834. £46.00

    103. Seaton PHOTOGRAPH of Seaton Church. Albumen print, size 8" x 11", close up view of church framed by branches. Two light vertical creases. c1890. £8.00

    104. Seaton PHOTOGRAPH of the celebrations for the coronation of Edward VII. Fine large crisp view, size 7 x 9", showing crowds in front of the George Inn and part of Fore Street, 'Cycles for Hire' shop on right, a carriage with two horses approaching down Fore Street, decorations on tall pole, flags and bunting over the street. 1902. £22.00
      Most of the men are wearing buttonholes.


    105. Seaton SURRENDER of a Close of Ground called Foxenhole in Seaton, Love Puttam, widow, to William Head. On paper, size 16" x 29", signed with two was seals. The tax stamp in the margin has been clipped out, and there are some marks in that area on the verso. 1809. £10.00

    106. Sidmouth Railway AN ACT to enable the Sidmouth Railway and Harbour Company to make and maintain a Branch from their authorized Railway in the Parish of Sidmouth, 1865. 4pp. ... together with... AN ACT for the Abandonment of the Railways authorised by the Sidmouth Railway Act 1876. 1879. 4pp. Both disbound, Acts of Parliament. 2 items. 1865 and 1879. £17.00

    107. Sidmouth Railway AN ACT for the Abandonment of the Railways authorised by the Sidmouth Railway Act, 1876..... 4pp. Disbound. 1879. £10.00

    108. Southern Railway PHOTOGRAPH of the railway engine 'Seaton'. Glossy black and white print with the stamp and number of the Southern Railway on verso, with the date June '46, and the number A5348. Size 6" x 8". 1946. £12.00

    109. St. John's in the Wilderness STEREOCARD with two photographs on card of the church. On yellow card, stamped 'RMS photo'. 1880. £5.00

    110. Teign Valley Railway AN ACT For conferring further powers on the Teign Valley Railway Company in relation to their undertaking. 1880. 8pp... together with... AN ACT for extending the time for the completion of the Teign Valle Railway... 1870. 4pp. Both disbound, Acts of Parliament. 2 items. 1870 and 1880. £15.00

    111. Teign Valley Railway AN ACT for extending the time for the completion of the Teign Valley Railway, and for conferring additional powers... 4pp. 1870. £8.00

    112. Tiverton OLD FRAZIER - TOWN CRIER Tiverton, Devon. Watercolour, size 9" x 6", in thick card mount with title in ink, as above, on mount. Shows a slightly stout man with black tail coat, waistcoat, blue checked necktie, a cane under his arm and a roll of papers in his left hand. The top part of the original paper has been torn, affecting the top of his hat, and this has been added by someone on the paper to which it has been stuck. The extreme bottom left corner has also been torn, affecting only a couple of lines which indicate the ground. Surface of paper with some small spots at edges, paper and mount rather dusty. n.d. Mid-nineteenth century? £30.00
      The face is very well drawn.


    113. Tiverton PHOTOGRAPH of F.A. Payne J.P. Mayor of Tiverton. Photographed by Maull & Fox, Piccadilly, London. Photograph size 6" x 4", pasted to card mount, with name of photographer printed, name of Mayor written in pencil. Shows the Mayor, with a white beard, wearing fur-trimmed robe, and chain. c1895. £8.00

    114. Tiverton TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of Bampton Street and Fore Street. Black and white glossy prints by the Tiverton Gazette, size 6" x 8". c1959. £8.00

    115. Torquay & Tor AN ACT for granting further Powers to the Torquay, Tor and St. Mary Church Gas Co. 2pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1855. £7.00

    116. Torquay Gas AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Torquay Gas Company. 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1878. £8.00

    117. Upton Pyne, Pinhoe CONVEYANCE in Fee of a Twelfth part of Pin Court Barton in Pinhoe Devon and of a 12 part of a Moity of a Cottage Orchard & Field called Old Beale in Upton Pyne and 1 12th part of stock old and new South Sea Annuitys, John McCray, Mariner, now on board his Majesty's Ship Impregnable... now lying at Homoaze and Elizabeth his wife to John Tincombe. 3 vellum sheets, 24" x 31", two wax seals. Ink on one sheet slightly faded. 1789. £24.00


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    118. Bradpole ASSIGNMENT of a term of 1000 years in premises in Bradpole, Miss Tomlyn to Henry Templer. Large vellum sheet, size 23" x 29". 4 wax seals. 1835. £14.00
      The property was in Banack Street.


    119. Bradpole LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement in Barrack Street in Bradpole, James Froom and Stephen Hussey to John Foot. Large vellum sheet, size 16" x 27". 3 wax seals. 1835. £14.00

    120. Bridport AN ACT for taking down the Market House in the Borough of Bridport... and for rebuilding the same, together with a Session or Court House, in a more convenient Situation; for removing the Shambles.... for prohibiting the covering of any new Houses or Buildings... with Thatch. 45pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Small light brown stain at top right corner on most leaves. 1785. £26.00

    121. Bridport Turnpike Roads AN ACT for continuing the Term and amending and extending the Provisions of the Act relating to the First District of the Bridport Turnpike Roads.... 15pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1855. £16.00
      With a Schedule of the Mortgagees of the Tolls.

      BURTON BRADSTOCK ESTATE

    122. Burton Bradstock PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Property The Burton Bradstock Estate 1,682 Acres The Greater Part of this Attractive Village, 5 Farms, 3 Caravan Camps, 3 Private Beaches, The West Dorset Golf Course, The Anchor Hotel, 50 Cottages... Old Flax Mill... Haddon House... which Senior & Godwin will sell by Auction in 145 Lots.... 91pp., folio, card wraps, Plan 2 of the 3 plans missing, inner hinge cracked, front wrap stained. 1958. £55.00

    123. Chickerell PHOTOGRAPH of three men in an open-topped car, outside an ivy-covered doorway. Size 4" x 5", on thick card mount. Titled in pencil on verso 'W de C. P. and Stone in front seat. Harris in back seat of the F.N car, taken outside Mr. Bateson's house at Chickerell.' c1910. £8.00

      MANUSCRIPT PLAN ON VELLUM

    124. Donne (Samuel), of Melbury Osmond AN ACCURATE MAP AND SURVEY OF ONE TENEMENT CALLED CROOK HILL and one Farm called Week Farm situate within the Manor of Coscombe in the County of Dorset being the property of Thomas Bishop of Weeks Court near Bridport in the County aforesaid Esq., and others Made and taken by Samuel Done of Melbury Osmond near Yeovil in the County aforesaid, ADC 1763. Manuscript map in ink on vellum, size 27" x 33". Decorative title across the top, as above, Reference Table with 32 numbers, with names of fields, acreage, whether pasture, meadow, table for trees and saplings 'In Open Ground', 'North Fence' etc., down right side. Coloured compass rose, yellow and black border. Shows woods, roads, springs, well, adjoining owners named. Extends from the fields bordering White Vine Farm in the north to the road from Crewkerne in the south. Shows the Mansion House (Wyke Farm) and the house at Crook Hill in elevation. Edges rather dusty, colour on border and compass rose slightly faded. Some small creases at edges. 1763. £380.00
      Samuel Donne is listed in Eden's 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors' as active in Dorset and Somerset, 1754-86.

      1920'S INTERIOR DESIGN

    125. Grierson (W.A) SKETCHBOOK WITH DESIGNS FOR FIREPLACES in soft pencil. Sketchbook, size 5" x 7", boards. On the first page is a coloured pencil sketch titled 'Sept. 13th 1927. View From Verandah, Dowsland. W.A. Grierson'. There follows a sketch of Collenet & Co.'s shop, 3p. of a design for a candelabra, two coloured designs for map showing location of a Bournemouth wine merchant. There are 15 pages of initialled pencil drawings of brick fireplaces, (one per page) plus 3 drawings showing pergola, garden arch with gate, and chimney. These 18 pages are loose. The drawings are detailed and show the fireplaces in room setting with kettle, rugs, chairs etc... together with... SUGGESTIONS FOR BRICK AND TILE FIREPLACES. Elliott's West Howe Pottery, Kinson. Chimneys, Pergola Columns, Garden Brickwork. Catalogue, 24pp., a colour plate and numerous pencil illusts. Prices and detailed information on each product. All the 18 illustrations above are in this catalogue (with the initials). Two items. 1930's(?). £80.00
      Elliott's pottery started at Kinson around 1880. Apparently the manufacture of bricks for domestic fireplaces started in 1927. The factory closed in 1966.


    126. Isle of Portland Harbour and Breakwater AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to purchase Land for the Purposes of a Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater in the Isle of Portland in the County of Dorset. Pages numbered 301-332, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1847. £17.00
      Includes a 3pp schedule of the land and owners or occupiers concerned.


    127. Marnhull AUCTION CATALOGUE of the Entire Herd of Jersey Cattle, the Property of R.S. Allen, Nash Farm. 15pp. 8vo. 1918. £10.00
      Gives full details of pedigrees.


    128. Netherbury in Terra, otherwise Yondover (Manor of) MORTGAGE SURRENDER for securing £400 William Hitt to Thomas Swain. Relating to a house and six acres in Netherbury, vellum size 12" x 15", 1801... together with... ADMITTANCE of William Hitt to a tenement called Groves, 1801... ABSOLUTE SURRENDER OF A COPYHOLD TENEMENT of a close of ground known as Enock or Innock containing one acre with the cottage house, in Perhay in Netherbury, Joseph Pavey and his wife to Wiliam Collins. Vellum, size 25" x 31", signed and witnessed... together with... ADMISSION of Henry Meech to a tenement called Enoch. Vellum, size 15" x 19". 1839. 4 items. 1835-9. £34.00

    129. Netherbury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Copyhold Estate in the Parish of Netherbury, which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. F. Pittis, at the White Hart Inn, Beaminster... 24th day of November, 1830. 3pp., small folio, plus docket title, folded. With schedule of the fields, orchards etc. The purchase price, £3843.5s.0d, has been added in ink. 1830. £45.00
      The estate was called 'Perry's and Ford's', occupied by John Galpin, with a dwelling house and three cottages.


    130. Sherborne Pageant THE FOLK-PLAY BY THE CLEAR STREAM Manuscript by John Alderton Collins Presumably written for a journal or newspaper, describing a performance of the pageant and the preparations in detail. 26p, 4to, neatly written, held at top corner with clip. 3,600 words. Name and address of Collins at Bridport on verso. 1909. £36.00
      'The inhabitants of the little country town in Dorset have given us a folk-play which is unique in English experience...'


    131. Swanage POSTER advertising the Auction Sale of the Goods Chattels and Effects of Mr. Reuben Hardy 'comprising 2 Roan Cart Horses, Harness and other Effects...' 6th of May, 1889. Printed using large capital letters. Size 17" x 11", folds, two minor marginal tears. 1889. £16.00

    132. Weymouth LIST OF PROPERTIES Belonging to the Corporation. 16pp., 4to, printed in columns with Property, Lessee, Term of Lease etc. 1925. £12.00


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    133. Coroners AN ACT for regulating the Coroners of the County of Durham. Pages numbered 529-530, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1837. £12.00

    134. Sunderland PRICE LIST of Colling & Pinkney. Patent Self Reefing & Furling Apparatus. On Her Majesty's Royal Letters Patent. Lithographed on one side of 4to sheet, blue paper. Royal coat of arms, and small illustration of a ship's mast with sail, letters indicating where fittings to be placed. Traces of folds. Small tear in text. c1860. £16.00
      'The Ship to pay for fitting up, also for spars & chains'.


    135. Great Clacton RELEASE of a piece of garden ground in Great Clacton, Jeremia Foaker of Thorpe to Francis Wilson of Great Clacton, Grocer and Draper. Vellum size 24" x 32". Names the 5 tenants of the gardens into which the close had been divided... together with... vellum 'Deed of Covenants for the Production of Deeds', 1823, William Watson to John Nunn, relating to the same land, 1823 and 1827. £15.00

    136. White Notley, Felstead PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate known as Great Slamsey's Farm.... A Gentlemanly Residence.... Suitable and Well-Arranged Farm Premises.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... on Monday, July 16, 1894. Folio, 5pp., folded, large folding plan. Split down most of spine, a few foxing spots on docket title. 1894. £22.00


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    137. Berkeley BOND of William Plomer of Dursley, Mercer, to Robert Cole of the Oakleas in Berkeley, and Thomas Westmore of Hill. Relates to land called Little Horse marshes at Sanigar in Berkeley. Folio sheet, manuscript, good wax seal. Repaired 3" tear at one fold. With record of payments on verso. 1779. £22.00

    138. Charlton Kings COPY COURT ROLL Manor of Ashley, Sir William Russell Bart. from Ellen Cooke. Refers to two cottages and lands known as the Upper and Lower Penny Breaches. Vellum, 18" x 18", manuscript sketch map, coloured, on verso, scale 3 chains to 1", size 6" x 9" on verso. 1867. £18.00

    139. Cirencester Road AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Cirencester in the County of Gloucester, to a Place called the Monument upon Lansdown in the same County. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 22pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1742. £18.00

    140. Dymock POSTER advertising a Freehold Cottage at Broomsgreen, Dymock, To be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Lomas and Anthony at The Horse Shoe Inn, Broomsgreen On Friday the 12th day of August 1904. Size 19" x 14", folds. 1904. £17.00

    141. Elberton THREE AGREEMENTS for letting a farm at Elberton, for the years 1808, 1812, 1822. Each 4p, folio, one with printed preamble, the rest completely in manuscript. Brown stains on all three. With list of approx. 30 fields with acreage. 1808-1822. £16.00

    142. Forest of Dean Court AN ACT to abolish the Court of Saint Briavel's, and for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Hundred of Saint Briavel's.... 28pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1842. £14.00

    143. Gloucester INVITATION from the Mayor of Gloucester and Mrs. Robinson to a Musical Soiree in the Shire Hall, January 19, 1875. Finely printed in gold on thin card, approx. 4" x 5". coat of arms. Filled in with the names of Mr & Mrs Jeffs... together with similar invitations for a Musical Soiree on 28th Jan. 1873, and a Dinner at the Judge's Lodgings (no date)... together with... two small cards, 3" x 2", decorative printing with border of leaves etc., in gold on light green background, with the programmes for the first two events, title on one side and the programme of dances or music on verso. 1873-5. £24.00

    144. Gloucester Streets and Market Places AN ACT for taking down several Buildings, and inlarging the Streets and Market Places in the City of Gloucester. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1750. £16.00

    145. Gloucester Water AN ACT for supplying the City of Gloucester with fresh Water. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 5pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1740. £15.00

    146. Kell (Thomas) and Son, Printer GLOUCESTER CORPORATION. SESSION 1911. PLAN AND SECTION William Fox, F. Latrobe-Bateman, Richard Read, Engineers. 3 lithographed sheets showing plans and sections of Aquaduct Work at Pauntley, printed green paper wraps, size 23" x 30", cloth spine. 6" repaired tear in first leaf, not affecting printing. 1911. £45.00

    147. Nibley, Manor of Iron Acton ASSIGNMENT OF A TERM OF 99 YEARS of estate at Nibley, Maurice Edmunds of Olveston to friends in trust for William Thomas. Vellum, size 23" x 27", signed by five parties with five armorial wax seals. 1710. £35.00
      Refers to demise by Sir John Poyntz, deceased, of part of the Manor of Iron Acton to Richard Porter for 99 years.


    148. Olveston EXTRACTS from the Olveston Inclosure Award dated the 11th October 1844. 5p., folio, manuscript. Splits in paper at horizontal fold. Remains of silk tie at edge. Extract made late 19th century. £8.00
      Relates to Robert Cann Lippincott's lands.


    149. Poor AN ACT for repealing part, and making more effectual... an Act of Parliament... Intituled, An Act for the Incorporating certain Persons for the better providing for, and setting at work, the Poor in the City of Gloucester. 17pp, disbound, black letter, plus cover leaf, attractive floral initial. Pages bound at left edge with white tape. Act of Parliament. 1727. £16.00

    150. Slimbridge PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate Known as Kingston Farm, with Good Farm House & Buildings, Four Cottages, 116 Acres.... and Orcharding.... close to some of the best meets of Lord Fitzhardinge's Hounds.... to Be Sold by Auction.... 28th June, 1884. 4pp., folio, folded, large hand-coloured folding plan loosely inserted. 1884. £32.00

    151. South Wales Railway AN ACT to enable the South Wales Railway Company to make a new Railway in the Forest of Dean, in lieu of the Railway already authorized to construct new Lines at Cardiff and Britton Ferry.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1851. £12.00

    152. Tidenham, Woolastone and Lancaut AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Tidenham, Woolastone, and Lancaut.... 35pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1810. £24.00

    153. West Gloucestershire Water Company AN ACT for extending the limits of supply of the West Gloucestershire Water Company and for authorising the Company to raise further capital.... 13pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1899. £9.00


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      Hampshire and Isle of Wight


    154. Bonchurch, Shanklin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet XCIX N.E. and sheet to south. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 18", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Main roads coloured. Surface rather dusty. About half the map is sea area. Revised 1907. £17.00

    155. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE Divided into Hundreds. Folding hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, contained in original card slip case with printed label, which has split at sides. Engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". With Reference to Hundreds. 3rd Edition corrected to 1818. £60.00


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      Herefordshire


    156. Hereford, Kinnersley, Madley, Much Birch TWO SALES PARTICULARS for the sale of 'Swinmore' and 'Yewtree Cottage' in Madley and 'Tabor Court' in Much Birch. 5pp., sm. folio, 1928; for 'Nupton' at Aylestone Hill, 2pp., sm. folio, 1921. 2 items. 1921-28. £16.00

    157. Marden and Much Cowarne PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Agricultural Properties comprising the outlying portions of 'Amberley Court' Farm, 'Green Barn, Farm and a small pasture orchard adjoining, in Much Cowarne... to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 27th October, 1920. 6pp., small folio. Large folding plan. 1920. £18.00

    158. Welsh Newton PARTICULARS of all that Residential Property called Newton Lodge.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Orlando Shallard.... 1st day of August, 1890. 2pp., folio, folds, with docket title. Large folding coloured plan. Detailed schedule. 1890. £28.00


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      Kent


    159. Biddenden Turnpike AN ACT to continue the Biddenden Turnpike Trust... and for other purposes. 9pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1861. £8.00

    160. Canterbury AN ACT for amending certain Acts for paving cleansing and lighting the Streets and other public Passages... within the City and Borough of Canterbury. 27pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1844. £8.00

    161. Charlton and Woolwich AN ACT for making Compensation to the Proprietors of certain Lands and Hereditaments situate at Woolwich and Charlton... for promoting the Service of His Majesty's Ordnance. 6pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1804. £9.00

    162. East Greenwich AN ACT for carrying into Execution an Agreement made between Peter Burrell, Esquire, Surveyor-general of His Majesty's Lands, and the Trustees of Morden College... for enabling His Majesty... to grant Leases of Maidenstone Hill, in the Parish of East Greenwich... and for impowering the said Trustees to increase the Salaries and Pensions of the Treasurer, Chaplain, and to poor Merchants, in the said College. 12pp., plus cover leaf, small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1771. £14.00

    163. Gravesend and Milton Waterworks AN ACT for incorporating the Gravesend and Milton Waterworks Company, and for more effectually supplying the Inhabitants... with Water. 24pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1846. £12.00

    164. Northfleet AN ACT to incorporate the President and Trustees of Huggens's College at Northfleet... and to enable them the better to carry on the charitable Designs of the said College. 11pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1847. £10.00

    165. Tunbridge Wells AN ACT for continuing the Term... of Two Acts... for repairing the Roads from Tunbridge Wells... to Swiftsden, and from Frant to Possingworth Great Wood... 15pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1808. £8.00

    166. Wingham, Chillenden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1877, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00
      Shows Goodnestone Park, Adisham, Patrixbourne, Wickhambreux, Staple.


    167. Wooll (G), Pr. and Pub. RAMSGATE FROM ALBION PLACE Drawn by G. Rowe. Lithograph, size 6" x 9", plus half inch margins. c1840. £20.00
      Attractive view looking across harbour to terrace with balconies on clifftop.



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      Lancashire


    168. Blackburn, Borough of BURNING OF BRICKS of Coke. Bye-Laws for the Prevention & Suppression of Nuisances arising from the Burning of Bricks... Within the Borough of Blackburn... A copy of the foregoing Bye-Laws was fixed on the Town Hall... Poster setting out the restrictions on burning any 'clay, marl' or other sub-soil for making bricks, tiles, pipes, etc., unles in a closed over with a chimney at least 25 yards high. Coal was not to be burnt for coke or cinders without a chimney 20 yards high. Size 18" x 11". February 1885. £15.00

    169. Colne W.B. WHITE & SONS LTD. Red Scar Works, Colne, Lancashire. Makers of All Kinds of Power Looms, Dobbies, Textile Machinery and Accessories. Established 1849. Catalogue on 51pp., 4to, finely printed on glossy paper, printed wraps. 41 full-page illustrations, plus colour frontis., illustrating looms, winding machines, etc, and 5 pages illustrating small parts. Staples rusty hence two leaves loose at centre. n.d. c1910. £45.00

    170. Didsbury NOTICE. THE MANOR HOUSE DIDSBURY The Recreation Rooms have, owing to the necessity for accommodating more men, been removed to this house. All Wounded Men are most cordially invited to make free use of them... Instruction given in Rug Making, Basket Making... Poster, size 20" x 15", printed in red in very large letters... together with a small poster, size 6" x 15", 'Now Open... A Warm Welcome for all the 'Boys in Blue'... A. Henshall, Printer, Didsbury. c1917. £25.00

    171. Liverpool MESSERS. KELLOCKS WILL OFFER BY AUCTION on Thursday 15th March, 1906, in Their Saleroom, Watr Street, Liverpool... The Splendid Steel Barque Craiglands... Lying at Leith... Poster, size 17" x 11", traces of folds, advertising three vessels for sale, Craiglands, and Steel barque Camphill lying at at Sharpness, The Iron Steam Hopper Barge No. 11 lying at Liverpool. Gives information on each ship, where built, dimensions, capacity etc. Two short tears repaired on verso. 1906. £26.00

    172. Manchester BILL of Joseph Cookson Ltd., Rope & Twine Manufacturers. 4to, typed letter, with prices of hemp. Fine printed decorative heading with train, ship, coat of arms... together with... The Tarpaulin Brattice Cloth and Linoleum Company Ltd., Northallerton. Good view of works at head. 1906 and 1909. £7.00

    173. Seacombe PROSPECTUS for a Smelting and Lead Company, at the Seacombe Works, Liverpool. Capital £20,000 in 200 Shares of £100 each. 2pp., folio, blank conjoint leaf. Top corners worn, a few small edge tears repaired with document tape, traces of folds. c1850. £38.00
      The works contain 'three furnaces saturated with lead, four refineries for separating the silver... the machinery consists of a crushing mill, a complete apparatus for drawing lead pipes... a rolling mill... steam engine of 30 horses power...' Emphasises savings to be made by bringing the ores by sea, mentioning ores from Scotland, Cumberland, South Wales, Cornwall and Devon.



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      Lincolnshire


    174. Bourn, Harlaxton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. 143. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. O.S. blindstamp 1905. £17.00
      Covers Sproxton, Ropsley, Holywell.


    175. Church Farm, Horkstow A PRODUCTIVE ARABLE AND STOCK FARM Extending to 200.175 acres. Which H.H. Morris will offer for sale by Public Auction at The Angel Hotel, Brigg, on Thursday, 17th March, 1960. Folding plan loosely inserted, 7pp, sm 4to, original printed wraps. 1960. £12.00

    176. East and West Allington BOND of John Brown of Donington, Gentleman, and John Flinders, Apothecary, to William Leeson of Harlaxton, for one hundred pounds. 1p., large folio, manuscript, signed by Brown and Flinders, with wax seals. Folds. Refers to a conveyance of land in Borking in East and West Allington. 1743. £24.00

    177. Holbeach, Whaplode, Fleet and Moulton PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Freehold and Copyhold Estates, in the Parishes of Holbeach, Whaplode, Fleet & Moulton... Consisting of One Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty-six Acres... the joint property of Sir Charles Knightley Bart, M.P. Which will be Sold by Auction... at The Assembly Rooms, Holbeach... 30th and 31st Days of December 1846. Small repaired tear in first leaf. 16pp., folio, docket title. Large folding lithographed plan. 1846. £40.00
      109 Lots of land, some with a house, tenants named.


    178. Lincoln AN ACT for paving the Footways of certain Streets within the City of Lincoln; for cleansing, lighting and watching the said Streets... 52pp, plus cover leaf, Black letter, attractive woodcut headpiece with ships, ploughman etc, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1791. £18.00

    179. Pointon AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common Cow Pasture and Common Fen, in the Parish of Pointon... 19pp., small folio, disbound. Separately paginated. Docket title. Act of Parliament. 1790. £20.00

    180. South Holland, Lincolnshire AN ACT for amending and rendering more effectual an Act of His Majesty, for draining in South Holland; and for continuing and amending another Act of His present Majesty, for maintaining and repairing a certain Bank, and the Road thereon from Spalding High Bridge to Brother House, all in the County of Lincoln. Pages numbered 1693-1728, small folio, occasional foxing, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1817. £11.00

    181. Swineshead Fen Houses and Wigtoft Fore Fen, Near Boston, Lincolnshire THE VALUABLE FREEHOLD SMALL FARM. Comprising:- Brick and Tiled Residence, Five Brick and Tiled Labourers' Cottages.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... Wednesday, the 21st day of July, 1937. With folding coloured plan in pocket at rear, 10 pages, roy 8vo, original wraps, folded. 1937. £15.00

    182. West Butterwick PARTICULARS OF SALE of... A First-Class Warp Land Estate known as The West Butterwick Estate of About 1425A... 14 Desirable Farms, About 50 Allotments... A Series of Really Good Cottages... Two Public Houses, with Wharfage Rights on the Trent... to be Sold by Auction... At the Guildhall, Doncaster... 8th July, 1911. 41pp., folio. Printed wraps with photograph, 14 phographic views on 7 plates. Lacks map from pocket at back. Completed memorandum at rear. 1911. £40.00
      Includes 'Hall', 'Fleet', 'West End', 'South Ewesters', 'Church' farms, Three Horseshoes Inn, Ferry Boat Landing Stage, Ferry Boat Inn, The Piled Packet Landing with the Tolls and Dues.


    183. Wyberton AN ACT for Dividing, Alloting, and Inclosing the several parcels of Common Fen, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within or belonging to the Parish of Wyberton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln. 42pp., small folio, separately paginated, leaf with docket title, 14 pages at end with foxing spots. 1789. £18.00


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    184. Abraham Dee, Hatter, London BILL with engraved heading 'Bought of Abraham Dee, Successor to Mr. Ovey, Patentee', for superfine drab hat and other items, with short covering letter at foot of page from Dee's widow. Sm. folio, integral address panel on verso. 1813. £8.00

    185. Buckingham Palace AN ACT to authorize the Application of Part of the Land Revenue of the Crown for providing Fixtures, Furniture, Fittings, and Decorations for Buckingham Palace. Pages numbered 1065-1068, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1833. £14.00

    186. Cassell, Petter and Galpin, Pub. LONDON (Western Sheet). Sheet from the nine-sheet map originally published by Edward Weller in the Weekly Dispatch newspaper. Lithographed, size 17" x 25", title along top, border on left. Scale 1 mile = 9". Traces of central fold. London, Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin, La Belle Sauvage Yard, Ludgate Hill E.C. 187-. £150.00
      Covers Paddington Workhouse, Lords Cricket Ground, Regents Park Basin, Round Pond in Kensington Gardens. Cassell, Petter & Galpin published between 1858 and 1878, when it became Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co.


    187. Cassell, Petter and Galpin, Pub. CENTRAL SHEET OF THE NEW EDITION of Cassell's Large Nine Sheet Map of London, Scale, Nine Inches to the Mile. Sheet from the nine-sheet map originally published by Edward Weller in the Weekly Dispatch newspaper. Scale 1 mile = 1". Lithographed, size 17" x 25", title as above along top, slight trace of central fold, the word 'London' after 'La Belle Sauvage Yard' has been chipped from the imprint in the bottom margin. London, Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin, La Belle Sauvage Yard. 187-. £200.00
      Blackfriars bridge is at the centre at the bottom of the plan, The Tower in bottom right corner. Covers Trafalgar Square, St. James Square, British Museum, The Foundling Hospital, St. Pauls', Bunhill Fields, etc.


    188. City of London CORNHILL WARD At a Court of Wardmote holden in the Vestry Room of the Church of St. Michael in Cornhill Before the Right Worshipful Sir Charles Flower Baronet Alderman of the said Ward on Thursday the twenty first day of December 1820 being the Feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle for the Choice of Ward Officers in the year ensuing... Resolved Unanimously that we truly regret the retirement of James Jacks from the Office of Deputy of this Ward... and unite in thanks for his faithful service for thirty two years... seven years as Deputy to the Alderman... By order of the Wardmote... (signed) William Baker, Ward Clerk. Presentation illuminated address, manuscript on vellum, size 23" x 14", illumination in bright strong colour, with much use of gold. The actual address is on 15 lines, with a large heading 'Cornhill Ward'. The ink of the address is rather faded, but the coloured illumination is fine and bright. At the top is the large arms of the Merchant Taylor's company, (overall size 5" x 6") with two camels, in gold, shield with a lion and two ermine cloaks, surmounted by a lamb and flag with gold rays, and the motto, 'Concordia Parvae Res Crescunt'. At the bottom are the arms of the City of London, with two very fine dragons in red and gold, and the motto 'Domine Dirige Nos' (size 5" x 7"). There is a border in blue and yellow, with branches, and scrolls, and four vignettes, one which looks like a beaver hat, another the head of a bird pointing upwards, a sword and a mace crossed, and a shield with a hand carrying a sword, and two red crescents. There is some 'cockling of the vellum, mainly in the central part with the script. 1820. £140.00

    189. Clapham Common PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Ground Rents... secured upon 105 Villa Residences and 9 Shops... which will be Sold by Auction.. 27th November 1911. 14pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. 1911. £17.00
      Includes properties in Mallinson Road, Bennerley Road, Salcott Road, Webbs Road.


    190. Court Florist TRADE CARD of James Bromwich, F.R.H.S., Court Florist, Contractor for Floral Decorations and Ball Room Decorator, 25 Buckingham Palace Road. Card attractively printed in brown and green, size 3" x 4", large embossed illustration of a palm in a pot, with leaves framing text. 1900. £14.00

    191. Elgin Marbles AN ACT to vest the Elgin Collection of ancient Marbles and Sculpture in the Trustees of the British Museum for the Use of the Public. Pages numbered 865-867, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £35.00

    192. Fires AN ACT to amend so much of an Act of the Twenty-fifth Year of King George the Third, for the further and better Regulation of Buildings and Party Walls, and for the more effectually preventing Mischiefs by Fire, within the Cities of London and Westminster, as relates to Manufactories of Pitch, Tar and Turpentine. Pages numbered 649-650, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 1838. £12.00

    193. Geological Survey ENVIRONS OF LONDON (GEOLOGICAL) Index Map Sheet 12. Scale 4 miles to 1 inch. Colour printed map, key in margin, linen-backed, folding into red cloth slipcase with Stanford label. Size 23" x 32", plus margins. Wyman & Sons, Lith., Reading & London. 1891. £50.00
      London is just left of the centre of the map. Covers Rye, Ramsgate, Ipswich, Bedford.


    194. Hampstead CATALOGUE of the sale of antique and modern furniture etc. at 26 Rosecroft Avenue. 15pp, 8vo, staples rusty. 1948. £6.00

    195. Haymarket BOUGHT OF BRECKNELL AND TURNER Wax & Tallow Chandlers To Their Royal Highnesses Princess Charlotte of Wales & Duke of Sussex, at The Bee Hive, 31 Haymarket. Bill, size 6" x 8", with printed calligraphic heading as above, on the left is an oval with a beehive surmounted by a royal coat of arms with lion and unicorn. Made out for spermacetti candles, etc. Nov. 22, 1813. £20.00

    196. Horse Patrol AN ACT to authorize the placing of the Horse Patrol now acting under the Authority of the Chief Magistrate of the Public Office in Bow Street under the Authority of the Justices appointed for the Metropolitan Police District. 6pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 1836. £10.00

    197. Knight (Charles) EASTERN LONDON Lithographed plan. Size 10" x 14", trace of central fold, and two other vertical folds. Some slight browning down central fold. London. Charles Knight 90 Fleet Street. (1878). £45.00
      Covers Victoria Park, West India Dock, Blackfriars Bridge. From the book on London by Charles Knight. One of three maps from this publication, the others being 'The Environs of London', and 'Western London'.


    198. Knight (Charles) ENVIRONS OF LONDON Lithographed plan. Size 10" x 14", trace of central fold, split 2" along central fold at bottom edge, neatly repaired on verso. Two small foxing spots. London. Charles Knight 90 Fleet Street. (1878). £40.00
      Covers Richmond, Tottenham, Plumstead Marshes, Northwood. From the book on London by Charles Knight. One of three maps from this publication, the others being 'Western London', and 'Eastern London'.


    199. Knight (Charles) WESTERN LONDON Lithographed plan. Size 14" x 10", trace of central fold. London. Charles Knight 90 Fleet Street. c1860. £50.00
      Covers Primrose Hill, Waterloo Bridge, Battersea Park, Kensington Gardens. From the book on London by Charles Knight. One of three maps from this publication, the others being 'The Environs of London', and 'Eastern London'.


    200. Lavender Hill PHARMACIST'S LABELS for Banbury & Co., 186 Lavender Hill. Approx. 20 small printed labels, for Developer, Lavender Water, Tonic, etc. c1920. £15.00

      ROYAL PLUMASSIER'S BILL

    201. Leicester Square BOUGHT OF E. GOODYEAR Plumassier To His Majesty. No. 57 Princes Street, Leicester Square. Ostrich and Military Feather Manufacturer. Heron & Esprit Feathers, Parisian Flowers &c. Court & Other Plumes Cleaned & Mounted. Bill size 5" x 8", with printed calligraphic heading as above, coat of arms with lion and unicorn and crown top left. Made out to Mrs Danvers for ostrich trim, cleaning marabout plume etc. April 12, 1820. £25.00
      A rare trade.


    202. Lewisham RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT of the Lewisham Park Enclosures, Approved of by Messrs. Thynne & Thynne, agents for the... Earl of Dartmouth. Small 8vo booklet. 8pp. 1899. £7.00
      'No person shall fire any gun within the Enclosure... or throw any stones, sticks...' etc.


    203. Midland Railway Distance Diagram LONDON DISTRICT Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Size 19" x 14", on thick paper. Sheet 44. Sixth Edition. 1913. £25.00
      Covers Tottenham, South Croydon, Eltham, Cricklwood.


    204. Monumental Sculptors THE CARRARA MARBLE & GRANITE WORKS Gaffin, Sculptors, 63 Regent Street. Advertising booklet comprising three thick card boards, 7" x 5", with 5 photographs of large grave sculpture (Celtic cross, angel etc.) Text on verso of last board describing their service. The boards tied with black silk ribbon. c1890. £25.00
      'Mausoleums, Chapels, Temples, Pulpits, Fonts... etc.'


    205. Port of London AN ACT to continue the Period for purchasing the Legal Quays in the Port of London. Pages numbered 409-410, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814. £10.00

    206. Queens' Park POSTER Frank H. Fortescue presents his Gorgeous Comic Pantomime Little Bo-Peep. On stiff card, size 12" x 8", printed in three colour. Holes at top for cord for hanging. Slight browning at extreme edges. c1955. £12.00
      Included 'the Real Live Tame Sheep'.


    207. River Thames Bum-Boats AN ACT to continue, until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and amend an Act.... for the more effectual Prevention of Depredations on the River Thames and its Vicinity; and to amend an Act.... to prevent the committing of Thefts and Frauds by Person navigating Bum-Boats, and other Boats, upon the River Thames. Pages numbered 329-346, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1807. £10.00

    208. Royal Kitchen Gardens, Kensington AN ACT to authorize Her Majesty's Commissioners of Woods to grant Building Leases of the Royal Kitchen Garden at Kensington, and to form and improve other Royal Gardens... Disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E.Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1841. £12.00

    209. Upper Holloway PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Corner Residence known as Warrender Road, Tufnell Park Road, Upper Holloway, with Detached Stabling... for Sale by Auction.. 7th November 1884. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1884. £10.00

    210. Weller (E.), Lithog. LONDON (South West Sheet). Sheet from the nine-sheet map originally published by Edward Weller in the Weekly Dispatch newspaper. Scale 1" = 9". Lithographed, size 17" x 25", title along top, border at left and bottom, with scale bar. Traces of central fold. Someone has marked a circular route in a thin line of red ink from Walpole Street to the junctions of Ebury St. and Ecclestone St., and back down Upper Belgrave Place. 'Mercury' insignia of Weekly Dispatch bottom left, 'E. Weller. Lithogr.' in right margin. Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street. (1860's). £165.00
      Shows Green Park, Buckingham Palace, International Exhibition, Earls Court, Walham Green, Chelsea Hospital, Southwark Water Works.


    211. Weller (Edw.), Red Lion Square, drawn & engraved by LONDON (South Sheet). Sheet from the nine-sheet map originally published by Edward Weller in the Weekly Dispatch newspaper. Scale 1" = 9". Lithographed, size 17" x 25", title along top, border along bottom. Traces of central fold, border very slightly clipped along bottom edge for approx. 2". Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street. (1860's). £180.00
      Shows Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Millbank Penitentiary, 'Bricklayer's Arms Railway Station', Kennington Oval, etc.


    212. Weller (Edw.), Red Lion Square, drawn & engraved by LONDON Top central sheet from the nine-sheet map originally published by Edward Weller in the Weekly Dispatch newspaper. Scale 1" = 9". Lithographed, size 17" x 25", large title 'London' along top, in form of a cloth draped over the top border, scale bar along left margin. Traces of central fold, botoom edge trimmed right to neatline, with some slight loss of printed surface along 6" of bottom left edge, amounting to about a quarter of an inch into the surface at its widest part at the bottom of Oakley Square. 1(860's). £180.00
      Shows Islington, Camden, Upper Holloway, Highbury, Regents Canal.


    213. Westminster AN ACT for impowering the Commissioners for putting in Execution the several Acts... for Paving, Cleaning and Lighting the Squares, Streets, and Lanes within the City of Westminster... to collect certain Tolls on Sundays, upon the several Roads.... 12pp., plus cover leaf. Black letter. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1765. £10.00

    214. Westminster Hall AN ACT for further amending and enlarging the Powers of an Act.... for the Purchase of Buildings, and further Improvements of the Streets and Places near to Westminster Hall and the Two Houses of Parliament. With a coloured plan, engraved by Basire, size 7" x 6", showing part of Westminster Abbey, Sessions House, Little George St., Great George St., relating to Schedule in the Act. Pages numbered 825-840, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1810. £22.00


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    215. Magor, Undy PLANS AND PARTICULARS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Building & Accommodation Pasture Lands, Dwelling-house and Buildings, Well Situate in the parishes of Magor, Undy, Roggiett, Redwick & Whitson, which Messrs. George Nichols, Son & Alder will Sell by Auction... Newport... August 8th, 1885. Folio, 5pp., plus docket title, one full-page and two folding coloured plan. Split down spine and held with document tape. Docket title slightly browned. 1885. £26.00

    216. Taylor (Robt.), Chepstow, Publisher CHEPSTOW CASTLE, MONMOUTHSHIRE Tinted lithograph, drawn on stone by W. Walton. On thick paper, size 8" x 11", plus margins. Shows castle with woods behind, looking up to the main entrance, with low wall in foreground with seated figures, and woman driving cattle towards a cottage with smoking chimney. Overall light foxing, mainly affecting margins and sky area. Feint crease approx. 1" in bottom margin. Dangerfield, Lithographers. c1840. £40.00


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      Norfolk


    217. Barton Turf ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Thomas Goddard, clerk, to an estate in Barton Turf. Single folio sheet, written on both sides in a large clear hand, detailing title from 1686 - 1710. Some later lawyer's comments in margin. n.d. c1740. £20.00
      Refers to manors of Irstead, Beeston, Kybalds, etc. Mentions farms of Pightling's, White House, Emme's. Family names mentioned include Boldero, Goodenough, Davy.


    218. Igborough AN ACT for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Igborough, Part of the settled Estate late of Henry Ord, Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to convey the same to James Nelthorpe.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1762. £18.00

    219. Wymondham PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Small Farm... brick & slate Farm House... Convenient Cottage... several inclosures of superior arable and pasture land... by the side of the Norwich Turnpike Road... to be Sold by Auction... 27th August, 1870. 3pp., folio, plus full page lithographed plan with some outline hand-colouring. Docket title spotty. 1870. £24.00


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      Northamptonshire


    220. Brackley ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITION OF SALE of the Freehold... Estate known as Evenley Hall Estate comprising The Charming XVIIIth Century Mansion distinguished as Evenley Hall... Three First-Class Farms... The Old-World Village of Evenley including 54 Cottages, The Village Green, Schoolhouse, School, Timbered Woodlands and Plantations... the Village Water Supply... about 1,080 Acres... for sale by Auction... July 26th, 1938. 40pp., small folio, printed wraps. Describes 94 Lots. 20 photographic views on 7 plates, 2 large coloured folding plans in pocket at rear. 1938. £46.00

    221. Forest of Rockingham AN ACT to enable His Majesty to grant to John Earl of Westmoreland... all the Estate, Right... remaining in His Majesty in... Sulehay Fermes, Shortwood, and Morehay, in the Forest of Rockingham... 9pp., cover leaf, sm. folio. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1796. £16.00


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      Oxfordshire


    222. All Souls AN ACT for enabling the Warden and College of the Souls of All Faithful People deceased of Oxford to grant Building and Improving Leases of their Estates in the County of Middlesex. 8pp., sm. folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1846. £10.00

    223. Balliol College BILL FOR 'BATTELS' at Balliol for Thomas Stevens. The letter from the Bursar dated Balliol March 18th 1829 lists sums owed over 11 years, with a request that 'you will take an early opportunity of settling it as the arrears have been accumulating since 1818'... together with a note acknowledging receipt of payment. Each 1p, 4to. 1829. £8.00
      College bills at Oxford are known as 'battels'.


    224. Bampton PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Two valuable Inclosures of Pasture and Arable Land called 'Baker's'.... To be Sold.... 2nd of August, 1866.... 3pp, folio, folded with docket title. 1866. £14.00

    225. Banbury CATALOGUE OF 14 OXFORD DOWN RAM LAMBS for Sale by Auction by Paxton & Holiday, Sept. 6th, 1917. 3pp., small 8vo., 1917... with... Banbury Fair, Sept 1st 1892, Auction of 25 Superior Oxford Down Ram Lambs. Small card, printed on one side only with details. 1917 and 1892. £8.00

    226. Goring AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Cow Commons... within the Parish of Goring... 21pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1787. £26.00

    227. Littlemore, near Oxford CATALOGUE OF PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Brewing Plant, Useful Pony, 2 Fat Pigs, Quantity of Potatoes and various Effects, To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, On Friday Next, the 28th Day of September, 1855.... Poster, size 17" x 13", few folds. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1855. £20.00
      Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.



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      Shropshire


    228. Baschurch PARTICULARS of Very Valuable Freehold Estates comprising a Very neat and Elegant Family Mansion with Garden, Shrubberies, Orchards, Excellent Dove-House, Capital Water Corn-mill, on the River Perry, A Good Farm House... Cottages... Upwards of Two Hundred and Forty Acres... Within the Townships of Mitton, Grafton, Yeaton and Yagdon, and Walford... With A Pew in the Parish Church of Baschurch and two Pews in the Parish Church of Fitz... to be Sold by Auction... 14th Day of July, 1810, by Jonathan Perry... 8pp., small folio, folded with docket title. Shrewsbury: Printed by W. Eddowes. 1810. £65.00
      Lists 12 Lots, with detailed Schedules giving field names, acreage etc. Includes the Mansion House of the late Benjamin Bather at Mitton, with detailed description.



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      Somerset


    229. Bampfylde (C.W) and Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by HESTERCOMBE. The Seat of Copplestone Warre Bampfylde Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    230. Bath ASSEMBLY ROOMS BATH A Souvenir Booklet to commemorate the re-opening by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent October 19th, 1938. In the time of Adrian Hopkins, Mayor. 51pp., 4to, original decorative wraps, purple ribbon tie at spine. 7 tipped-in photographs, and other tipped-in illustrations. Mendip Press Ltd. 1938. £22.00

    231. Bath Auction "BEWDLEY," PRIOR PARK ROAD, BATH. CATALOGUE Of the Excellent Household Furniture And Effects.... Which Powell & Powell, Ltd. Are instructed by the Exectors of the late Mr E.C. Peacock's Will, To Sell by Auction upon the Premises On Tuesday, 12th, May, 1914. Pamphlet, 8vo, original printed wrappers, 16pp. 1914. £12.00

    232. Bath CATALOGUE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and Effects, late the Property of Louis King, Rivers House, Russell Street, comprising several Handsome Piece of Richly Carved Old Oak... Three Hundred Volumes of Books... Auction sale catalogue, 16pp. 1898. £8.00

    233. Bath Hospital AN ACT for establishing and well governing an Hospital or Infirmary in the City of Bath. Cover leaf + 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1739. £22.00

    234. Bath ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XIV.1. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. Second edition 1904. £17.00
      Includes Walcot, Weston Park, Royal Crescent, Kingswood School.


    235. Bath ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XIII.4. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. Second edition 1903. £17.00
      Includes Kelston Knoll, Partis College, Weston.


    236. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by CROWCOMBE COURT. The Seat of James Bernard Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    237. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by DUNSTER CASTLE. The Seat of John Fownes Luttrell Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1786. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    238. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by FAIRFIELD. The Seat of John Acland. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    239. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by HAILBROOKE LODGE. The Seat of Denham Skeet. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    240. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by HALSWELL. The Seat of Lady Tynte. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1786. £25.00
      From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


    241. Bridgwater ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. L.10. size approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Edition of 1930. £16.00
      Covers Wembdon, west side of Bridgwater, including West Street, Cattle Market.


    242. [Bulleid, (J)] MANUSCRIPT LISTING PLACE NAMES written on the blank versos of leaflets advertising the 'Accidental Death Insurance Company.... Agent for Glastonbury Mr. J.G.L. Bulleid, Solicitor', sewn into worn and chipped card wraps from an old exercise book, 4to. 40 pages, about ten names on each page, with entry quoting origin etc., and sources. Many names have no entry. Names seem to be field, house names etc., from the Glastonbury area, examples include 'Culver Close: There is a Culver Croft near the Grange farm being the enclosure where the priory pigeon house stood, from Culver a pigeon. White's Selborne p. 202'; 'Halfpenny Mead: '"20 acres a.". Cambell's Survey 1698'. Loosely inserted is a letter to Bulleid from Frank Reynolds translating a Latin inscription, and an envelope addressed to him with a stamp, the back of which he has used for pencilled notes. c1895. £45.00

    243. Chew Stoke AN ABSTRACT OF HENRY BROWN ESQUIRE'S TITLE to the manor of Chewstoke in Somersetshire, with Serjt. Keene's Opinion thereon. Manuscript in two hands, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf, folded with docket title as above. Lists transactions in 1663, 1682, 1688, and 33rd year of Elizabeth, with a five-line comment at the bottom in a different hand, signed 'J. Keene' 'N. Wade' although these two names are in the same hand so Wade's at least is not an actual signature. Late 17th century. £55.00

    244. Churchill ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Emily Newton to several Closes of land at Churchill. 5p., folio. 1853. £14.00
      Details title from 1812. Includes Langford Field, Worthy Plot.


    245. Churchill CONVEYANCE of several Closes in Churchill called Parkwall, Parkwall Paddock, and Biss's Acre, John Fisher of Langford, to Emily Newton, Spinster. Single large vellum sheet. 1824. £16.00

    246. Combe Saint Nicholas DEMISE of dwelling houses garden and orchards in Combe Saint Nicholas, Richard Fowler to John Whellar. Large vellum sheet, signed by Fowler with good armorial wax seal. 1834. £17.00

    247. East Lydford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 6" to 1 mile, showing Wheathill, Lovington and East Lydford. Size 9" x 11", plus margins, mounted on linen, folding into stiff wraps. The area of Priory Farm has been coloured in green wash. c1930. £12.00

    248. Edington AN ACT for Draining, Dividing and Inclosing certain Moors, Commons, or Waste Lands, called Edington, otherwise Burtle Moor, East Heath, West Heath, and Chyde Batch, within the Hamlet of Edington and Parish of Moorlinch... 19pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1790. £28.00
      The Lord of the Manor was Earl Waldegrave.


    249. Godwin (C) A MAP OF THE COUNTRY ROUND THE CITY OF BATH; To the Extent of Fifteen Miles, and Upwards. Sold by the Principal Map and Booksellers in Bath, Bristol & London. Dissected and mounted on linen. Size 20" x 19", folding to 8vo in the original marbled slipcase, contemporary manuscript label on the front, decorated with a small landscape. Scale bar and compass rose either side of title at top. Shows woodland and parkland, villages with a little church, country seats with names of owners, pheasantries, etc. Hachures indicate high ground. Published as the Act directs by C. Godwin, Bookseller, Upper Corner of Milsom Str. Bath June 1st 1822. £150.00
      Scarce.


    250. Greenwood (C. & I) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET From An Actual Survey Made in the Year 1820 & 21. Hand-coloured, size 23" x 28", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, edges bound in green silk tape, folding to 8vo, marbled endpapers. With large compass rose, Explanation, vignette view of Wells Cathedral. 1820-21. £95.00

    251. Hillfarrance ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXX.9. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Roads, buildings and water features hand coloured. A few pin holes. Three fields shaded in green, a couple of areas outlined in pink. Linen-backed, some small edge tears, traces of folds. Zincographed and Published 1888. £17.00
      Covers the whole of Hillfarrance, Oake Green, Oake.


    252. Ilminster Roads AN ACT for making, amending, widening, and keeping in repair certain Roads passing through or near the Town of Ilminster.... 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1828. £14.00

    253. Minehead Harbour AN ACT for continuing the Terms and Powers granted and given by the Acts passed.... For recovering, securing, and keeping in Repair the Harbour of Minehead, in the County of Somerset. Black Letter. 5pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1738. £12.00

    254. Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from Bristol to Somerton, hand-coloured. Arms of Deanery of Bristol bottom right, description of Martock in right margin. On verso is uncoloured continuation from Crewkerne to Weymouth. 1720. £20.00

    255. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Divided into Hundreds. Folding full hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, contained in original pale blue card slip case with printed label, rubbed at corners. Engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". 3rd Edition Corrected to 1818. £55.00

    256. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Divided into Hundreds. Folding hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, contained in original card slip case with printed label, rubbed at corners. Engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". With Reference to Hundreds. 3rd Edition corrected to 1818. £65.00

    257. Somerton ASSIGNMENT Lease of the Bears Inn, on the South side of the Market Place, John Norton of Somerton to James Sansom, Innholder. Vellum, size 24" x 29", small wax seal. 1804. £16.00

      PARISH SURVEY

    258. Tucker (J.M), Surveyor SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF WEARE IN SOMERSET 1815 4to, full calf, lacks calf on spine, calf on boards very worn and torn. 55 double-page spreads, with columns for no. on map (not present), Proprietors, Premises, Cultivation, Measure, Value per Acre, Annual Value, Rate, followed by 75 pages giving Proprietors in Alphabetical Order, with premises, cultivation. 1815. £240.00
      807 Proprietors listed.


    259. Wellington BOND of Robert Mattock of Lowton House near Wellington, to Elizabeth Langton of Brixton, Surrey, for £1000. 1p., sm. folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Three receipts for payments on verso. Folded, with docket title... together with... BILL of John Bartlett, to Robert Mattock, for plumbing work, 1850-53. 3p., size 15" x 6". 1879. £10.00

    260. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by William King, Tuesday the 18th Day of February 1812... At Coxley-Pound Inn... the Under-Mentioned Maiden and Pollard Elm, Oak, and Ash Timber Trees; Standing and growing on Mellsbury-Farm, and Lands adjoining of Peter Sherston's in the following Lots... Handbill, size 16" x 9", horizontal fold. Some slight browning at bottom 2". Printed by J.E. Lewis, Sadler-Street, Wells. 1812. £42.00
      Lists 34 Lots, e.g. 'Two Pollard Oaks, and 11 Pollard Ash, Marked...'


    261. Weston-super-Mare LEASE FOR A YEAR of a piece land in Weston super Mare, with the buildings on it, next to Davies' tenement, near the road to Locking, Thomas Brookman to Richard Parsley. Vellum sheet, 17" x 23", two wax seals. 1834. £16.00

    262. Withypool RELEASE IN FEE of the Equity of Redemption in tenement called Halsgrove, in Withypool, and Assignment of Shares in the West of England Insurance Office, Cecilia Bastone and Francis Bastone of Minehead to William Cockburn and George Webb. 3 vellum sheets, 21" x 28", 3 wax seals. Some slight browning, ink slightly faded. 1835. £14.00

    263. Young (T), Chard, Compiled and Printed by TABULAR CHART OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET Containing an Alphabetical List of Parishes, with the Distance of each Parish from Wells and Taunton respectively, and the Sessional and County Court Jurisdiction.... Highway Districts, etc. Chart on linen-backed sheet, size 21" x 29", folding into cloth-covered slip-case with label on front. c1865. £40.00


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      Staffordshire

      FACTORY HOURS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    264. Leek WORKING HOURS And Conditions of Labour. Notice printed on card for the factory of W. Hammersley & Co., Leek, setting out hours of work (total was 52 hours), and rules about checking in, etc. Printed on thick card, loop of string for hanging, size 16" x 11", small triangle chipped out of card in top right margin, crease across bottom left corner, edges dusty, some light splashes at bottom. Leek, Nov. 15th,, 1916. £22.00
      'No pass-outs except at 1.15 for dinner to married women with children, or if no mother, to the woman who gets the dinner...'


    265. Tamworth CONVEYANCE of two messuages and three pieces of land at the Horse Fair Green and in the Liberty of Comberford and Wigginton. Williams Rice to Charles Oakes. Large vellum sheet, wax seal, vellum slightly yellowed, some words lightly rubbed at folds. 1790. £20.00


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      Suffolk


    266. Ilketshall POSTER advertising sale by Auction, 14th March, 1859 at the King's head Inn, Beccles, of Three Brick Built and Tiles Cottages at St. Andrews, Ilkethsall, situate at St. Andrew's North Green. Size 15" x 10", some off-setting. 1859. £18.00

    267. Ipswich PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Freehold Premises, Situate in Queen-Street, Ipswich, To Be Sold By Auction... at the Falcon Inn, Ipswich... Feb. 12, 1835. 3pp., small folio, printed in a variety of attractive type-faces. 1835. £24.00
      The house was a 'Freehold Dwelling-House, with Shew Shop, Work Shops, Yard, and Saw-pit... now let to Mr. Chilver, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer..'


    268. Ipswich PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Very Desirable Freehold Property Situate near the Catholic Chapel on the Woodbridge Road, St. Helen's... to be Sold by Auction... at the Coach and Horses Inn, Brook Street... September 14th, 1842. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1842. £22.00

    269. Middleton and Farnham POSTER advertising Valuable Occupation Farms, Including The Vale Farm, Middleton, The Garden House Farm, The Yankee Lodge Farm, Lime Tree Farm, Cottages and Accommodation Land containing about 335 Acres, for Sale by Auction at The Bell, Saxmundham, 28th May, 1919. Size 30" x 20". Folds. Some small edge tears at folds, and some slight offsetting of large lettering. Maulden, Printer, Framlingham. 1919. £16.00

    270. Shottisham, Ramsholt PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Life Interest of Henry Garrod in Desirable Estates in Shottisham, Ramsholt & Bucklesham... To be Sold by Auction in Five Lots... 24th September, 1852... 3pp., folio, folded, with docket title. 1852. £17.00
      With Schedules.


    271. Woodbridge POSTER advertising the auction sale of a Blacksmith Shop and Premises with a frontage of 50ft. in Cutting's Lane, Woodbridge, at The Waggon and Horses Inn, April the 10th, 1873. Size 18" x 11", traces of folds. G. Booth, Machine Printer, Woodbridge. 1873. £25.00


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      Surrey


    272. Battersea Fields AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to form a Royal Park in Battersea Fields in the County of Surrey. 4pp, sm. folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1846. £12.00

    273. Richmond and Tuddington AN ACT for Vesting a Toft or Scite of a Copyhold Hose in Richmond, in the County of Surry, lately pulled down, in Trustees, to be sold, leased or otherwise disposed of, for the Benefit of the Persons claiming under the Will of Matthias Perkins.... 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Decorative head-piece and initial letter. 1761. £17.00

    274. Sheere RELEASE by John Parkhurst of Sheere, butcher, of his interest in his father's will to his brother and mother. 1p., sm. folio, small papered wax seal, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. 1726. £18.00

    275. Southwark AN ACT for rebuilding the Parish Church of Saint George the Martyr, in the Borough of Southwark as one of the Fifty new Churches directed to be built.... in the Ninth year of the Reign of.... Queen Anne. Cover leaf + 6pp, sm. folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1732. £12.00

    276. Thornton Heath PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Villa Residences known as 7 & 9 Bensham Manor Road... for Sale by Auction... May 2nd, 1893. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1893. £12.00


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      Sussex


    277. Brighton and Chichester Railway AN ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT of the title of Mr. William Newland to a close of Pasture on the Ham in the Parish of Broadwater... part whereof is required by the Brighton & Chichester Railway Company. 11p., folio, neatly written throughout, detailing title from 1818. Folded, docket title... together with... Chichester Rialway & Mr. Wm. Newland, Observations on Title. 2p, folio. 1845. Two items. 1844-5. £24.00
      The line between Shoreham and Chichester was opened in stages in 1845 and 1846.


    278. Broadwater Inclosure ATTESTED COPY ASSENTS to enclosure of lands in Broadwater, John, Richard and Harvey Newland. 3p., folio, manuscript, an attested copy of 1835 of a document of 1806. Loosely inserted are 10 Schedules or Claims of the above to lands in the Common Fields called Grooms, Chatfields, Carleton's, Decoy Farm, and Rights of Common in the same. each Schedule 1-2p., small folio, giving acreage of different named pieces of land, including number of Sheep Leazes, Beast Leazes. 1835. £35.00

    279. Buckhurst (Barony of) A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE MANOR OF BUCKHURST Broome, Munckloe, Fisckridge, and Bolbrooke parcell of the possessions of the right honorable Sir Thomas Sackville Knight Lord Buckhurst. Facsimile of a Plan (c1597) in the possession of Earl De La Warr, made by E.F. Harvey, under the direction of Walter H. Godfrey, F.S.A., for the Sussex Record Society, 1932. Lithographed facsimile, size 60" x 60", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 12" x 8". Hand-coloured in bright colours. Houses shown in elevation, little trees in woodland. Buckhurst Park with the Mansion is at the centre of the map, Bolbrooke Park in the South, Stoneland Park, South Hartfield, etc. Large attractive cartouche, and dividers with scale bar. Pasted to the verso is a label 'The Barony of Buckhurst: with the Members anexed, Buckhurst, Broome, Munckloe, Fiskeridge, and Bolbrooke.' 1932. £110.00
      The original terrier was rediscovered in 1931, after being accidentally walled up in a recess in Buckhurst House in 1905.


    280. Burpham, Pulborough etc. LEASE FOR A YEAR of the Manor of Peppering, James Goble of Burpham to Charles Millett. 5p., folio, written in a small neat hand. Details lands and property in the Manor, in parishes which include Burpham, Rusper, Horsham, Pulborough, Greatham. Attested copy of a Lease of 1805 made in 1807... together with... RELEASE of the Manors and Estates in the County of Sussex comprized in the Marriage Settlement of James Holmes Goble Esq., to make a Tenant to the Precipe... 11p., folio. Attested copy of document of 1805 made in 1807... together with... SETTLEMENT James Holmes Goble to Sir George Thomas and Thomas Methold, on Goble's marriage to Miss Methold, 1783. Later copy, paper watermarked 1823. 3 items. 1807-23. £55.00

    281. Chichester THE ILLUSTRATED CARPENTER AND BUILDER Friday, January 24, 1879. 16pp., small folio. Contains article on Chichester Waterworks, and on the front page are plans, sections and elevation of the Tower at the Waterworks. 1879. £6.00

    282. Chilgrove PARTICULARS OF OAK, ASH & BEECH TIMBER standing on Upton's Farm in Cilgrove and Chilgrove Tenant Down belonging to The Trustees of George Ognell's Educational and Poor Charity... For Sale by Private Contract. Handbill size 13" x 8", traces of folds. Goodner, Printer, Midhurst, 1887. £16.00

    283. Etchingham PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Four... Properties in this Improving Locality... For Sale by Auction... August 10th, 1900. 3pp., folio, plus docket title and memorandum. Full-page coloured plan. A few small edge tears at folds. 1900. £20.00

    284. Goring DEED TO LEAD THE USE OF THE FINE... relating to two messuages in Goring called Davies' and Sewell's, and barns and 22 acres of land in Broadwater, Mary Geering and Thomas Gratwick and Mary his wife. Vellum, size 12" x 26", signed by four parties with wax seals on tags. Attached is a fine (in Latin), size 6" x 19". 1701. £36.00

    285. Hadlow & Sons, Ltd., Lithographers MAP OF BRIGHTON AND HOVE Plan printed in black green, size 23" x 36", scale 6" to 1 mile, bus routes shown in red. Street index. Folded. c1920. £18.00

    286. Laughton, Danehill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LV. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1892. £28.00

    287. Litlington, Eastdean ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Coloured geologically to show different soils, key in margin. Marked to show two proposed wells, with some section lines, presumably by Water Board. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

    288. Worthing COPY OF THE WILL of John Newland of Broadwater, Gentleman. 3p., folio, copy attested in 1806 of the will of 1804. Tied at top left with tape, folded. 1806. £20.00
      Leaves his lodging house in Broadwater, Lordship of the Manor of Broadwater, the Decoy Farm, etc.


    289. Worthing (Manor of) ADMISSION of John Penfold to lands in the Manor of Worthing, at a Court Baron 13th August 1818. Vellum, size 25" x 28", signed by the Steward... together with... Admission of Frances Hill to lands in the Manor, 1822, similar vellum sheet... together with... Admission of Harry Newland, 1824, smaller vellum sheet... together with... CONVEYANCE of land and hereditaments in Worthing, Harry Newland's Trustees to George Newland. 1870. Three large vellum sheets, two small coloured plans in margin showing allotments between Ham Lane and the Turnpike Road... together with... CONVEYANCE of two fifths of Land near the Half Brick Inn and Cottages in North St., Worthing, George Newland to Robert Newland, 1882. Two large vellum sheets. 5 items. 1822-82. £45.00

    290. Worthing PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Freehold Estate known by the name of the 'Decoy Farm', situate in Broadwater, near Worthing... a Good Farm House, Three Cottages, 116 Acres... and Three Mortgages on the Worthing and Lancing Turnpike Road... 3pp., folio. With Schedule of fields etc., of the farm. Agreement for sale on verso signed. 1843. £24.00


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      Warwickshire


    291. Bacon's MAP OF BIRMINGHAM Divided into Half Mile Squares and Circles. Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 2 colours. Scale 3" = 1 mile. Street index down sides. c1885. £24.00

    292. Bartholomew (J) PLAN OF BIRMINGHAM scale 1" = half a mile. Hand-coloured plan, size 9" x 12", mounted in cream heavy card mount. Traces of central fold. c1880. £18.00

    293. Birmingham ORDNANCE SURVEY map of the city at a scale of 6in. to 1 mile. 9 sections mounted on linen, presumably originally a large folding map, which has been cut along the linen between the sections, each section 12" x 18". The sections fit together to form a map overall size 36" x 54". One section has the marbled wrap on verso and there is a loose sheet of the back marbled wrap with a label of Cornish Bros. Ltd. There are no borders or marginal information. c1900. £110.00
      The area extends to Moseley, Selley Park, Wells Green in the South, Erdington in the North, Sandwell Park, Harborne, Smethwick in the West, Castle Bromwich and Sheldon in the East.


    294. Birmingham PLANS AND PARTICULARS of Properties in Edgbaston, Handsworth, Acock's Green, Aston, To Be Sold by Auction at the Grand Hotel, March 29th, 1900. 1p., folio, listing the 9 Lots with full description, double-page plan colour-printed in bright colours, with six large-scale plans showing the properties. Docket title. Folded. 1900. £26.00
      Includes 'The Compasses' public house in Deritend, houses in Vyse St, Yardley Road, Aston Road, Poplar Avenue, Douglas Road.


    295. Yates (W) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WARWICKSHIRE Drawn from an Actual Survey Taken in the Years 1787, 1788, 1789 by William Yates & Sons for John Sharp. The two northern sheets of the map only, joined together on one piece of linen. Full wash colour. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Overall size 20" x 26", mounted on plain paper so as to give 3" margins at each side. Large compass rose top left, top right is diagram showing how base lines were marked at St. Mary's Church Tower, Warwick, St. Michael's, Coventry, and on the Watling Street Way, and 'Observations taken to the most remarkable circumjacent objects... from them a series of Triangles was propogated thro the whole Survey... the annexed Diagram shows the construction of the Series of great Triangles...' Shows roads, rivers, towns etc. of part of neighbouring counties. 1789. £300.00
      The title is not on this part of the map. The area covers Newton Regis and Lichfield in the north, as far south as Kilsby, Lapworth, Beoley.



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      Wiltshire


    296. Bratton PARTICULARS OF THE VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTIES Comprising "The Butts," Bratton, Orchard and Lands Adjoining "Mill Vale House," Freehold Factory & Seven Cottages, to be offered for Sale by Auction... April 13th, 1926. Coloured folding plan, 8pp, small 4to, original printed wraps. Trowbridge: 1926. £12.00

    297. Calne Borough REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF CALNE. 2pp, with a folding Plan, by Robt. K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £24.00

    298. Calne, Bremhill, Pewsham PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Agricultural Property Forming an Outlying Portion of The Bowood Estate comprising an area of 1,429 Acres To Be Sold by Auction in Lots by Bruton, Knowles & Co... on Monday 13th October, 1947. 4to, 47pp., wraps, 10 photographic plates, 4 folding coloured plans at rear, key plan. Light crease in front wrap. 1947. £30.00

    299. Cherhill Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Pigstye situate in an Orchard at Cherhill, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Mr Jesse Butler.... was, on the 28th day of October, 1882, ordered, determined, and declared to be a place infected with Swine Fever, is now by the said Authority declared To Be Free From Swine Fever.... By Order, R.W. Merriman, Clerk to the Authority, Marlborough, November 28th, 1882. Poster, size 11" x 8", fews small holes at folds, and slightly soiled at folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and Bookseller, Chippenham, 1882. £16.00

    300. Cricklade Election AN ACT for the preventing of Bribery and Corruption in the Election of members to serve in Parliament for the Borough of Cricklade.... 4pp, sm. folio. Cover leaf. Recent cloth boards. 1782. £16.00

    301. Kitchen (T) MAP OF WILTSHIRE Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size 9" x 7", scale approx. 8 miles to one inch. c1770. £18.00

      REWARD POSTER

    302. Poulton SHEEP STEALING. THREE GUINEAS REWARD Whereas, late last night, or early this morning a Fat Wether Sheep of the Leicester Breed, was killed in a Meadow, in the occupation of Mrs. Notley, between Marlborough and Poulton, in the County of Wilts.... Handbill size 9" x 11", printed in a variety of large type faces, the words 'Wether Sheep' being very decorative. Printed at Emberlin & Harold's Office, High St. Marlborough, 26th May, 1830. £65.00
      As the entrails and head were left in the meadow it was believed 'the Sheep was killed and skinned by an experienced Butcher'.


    303. Rowde PARTICULARS AND PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Capital Villa Residence.... A Compact Holding, comprising Farm House, Buildings, Yard, Garden.... at Marston.... to be Sold by Auction..... July 20th, 1893. 3pp., folio, folded, double-page coloured plan. 1893. £20.00

    304. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday April 14, 1825. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1825. £16.00
      Includes notice of Sale of Milton Lilborne estate, report on the Asylum at Laverstock, etc.


    305. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 27, 1821. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. 1821. £16.00
      Contains notice of auction sale of 'Valuable Clothing Factory' at Westbury.Turnpike Tolls at Trowbridge etc.


    306. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE Divided into Hundreds. Folding hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". With Reference to Hundreds, Explanation. In original card slipcase, which is completely broken at the sides. 3rd Edition corrected to 1818. £50.00

    307. Wheatley (William Walter) MANOR HOUSE, YATTON KEYNALL Watercolour, initialled, of the house looking across the path in front, figures by the gate, woman in the doorway and another at first floor window, view across fields on right, trees on both sides. Initialled. Size 11" x 15", painting completely filling paper, in buff mount, overall size 17" x 23". c1860. £220.00
      William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was a prolific painter of antiquities, churches, and old buildings in Wiltshire and Somerset. He worked for various patrons including George Weare Braikenridge. Born in Bath, he lived for a time in Rode.


    308. Winterbourne Stoke THE MANOR FARM Winterbourne Stoke, comprising A Lovely Original Tudor Farmhouse... Beech Grove with ancient Rookery, Commodious Farm Buildings, Bailiff's House and 22 cottages, in all about 1,875 acres, Excellent Partridge Shooting.. for Sale by Auction... 19th June, 1945. 16pp., printed wraps with photo pasted on, 4 photographic views on 2 plates, coloured folding map at rear. 1945. £28.00


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      Worcestershire


    309. Dormstone AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields... within the Parish of Dormstone... 21pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1790. £24.00

    310. Droitwich ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXII.14. Scale 25" to 1 mile. This sheet has been cut neatly into two halves vertically, overall size 28" x 25" plus margins. Survey of 1883, Revised 1925. Reprint c1941. £17.00
      Shows Droitwich bottom left (as far south as the Raven Hotel), Impney (with good detail of garden layout etc.), Impney Farm, Ford Farm.


    311. Redditch JACK AND JILL Palace, Redditch. Card for pantomime of Jack and JIll, size 12" x 8", on card, holes at top for thread for hanging, illustration of Jack and Jill falling down the hill in bright colours. 1950's. £12.00

    312. Worcester Poor AN ACT to enable the Directors of the Poor of the several Parishes within the City of Worcester, and of the Parishes united therewith, to sell and dispose of certain Lands.... 9pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1819. £12.00


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      Yorkshire


    313. Castleford PLAN AND PARTICULARS of Valuable Building Sites at Castleford, to be Sold by Auction... 16th January, 1873. 2pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1873. £30.00
      Comprised 29 plots of land north of Albion Street. The streets are marked as 'Intended'.


    314. Hull SECOND REPORT of the Committee Appointed to Obtain Additional Dock Room at the Port of Hull. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. Ross, Printer, Bowlalley-Lane, Hull. 24th February, 1820. £32.00
      'The Port of Hull unquestionably possesses local advantages superior to most other sea-ports in the United Kingdom, and it is painful to reflect, that, by the disjointed situation of the docks, these advantages are in a great measure rendered inefficient...'


    315. John Wilson, Sheffield ILLUSTRATED PRICE LIST of Butchers' Knives, Steels, Skinning, Sticking, Farriers' and Shoe Knives. 11p., 4to, many illustrations, including fine frontis. with knives arranged in circles. c1940. £16.00

    316. Kingston-upon-Hull PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of A Freehold Estate at Carleton & Aldboro' In the County of York which will be Sold by Auction... at The George Inn... 5th Jan. 1819. 3pp., sm. folio, folded with docket title. 1819. £55.00
      Lists 15 Lots, with acreage, including the Family Mansion House in Carleton lately occupied by John Dodsworth, with description of buildings etc.


    317. Knaresborough AN ACT for Reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An Act for dividing, and inclosing such of the open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof... 14pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £24.00

    318. Leeds BILL of Minors & Scurr, Linen Drapers & Haberdashers, Importers of Irish Linens. Bill made out to Mrs Goodman for lawn poplin, cotton hose etc. Printed calligraphic heading and fine vignette engraved by Livesey and Co. above the words 'Family Mourning' showing a woman seated near a beehive. Size 5" x 8". Leeds June 16, 1820. £16.00

    319. Leeds MR. PERCY HAGGAS'S WAR WORKERS 1914-1918. Oldfield Lane, and Armley Road Works, Leeds. Photograph size 6" x 8", mounted on thick card with printed title as above., showing approx. 150 workers, men and women, in a field in front of a house, winter trees. Signed by photographer, J. Garratt, Leeds. c1918. £20.00
      The Haggas family were mill owners in the area.


    320. Leeds PLAN OF THE NEW POST OFFICE BUILDING Scale 8 Feet to an Inch. Lithographed plan, by Thomas Winn, Architect, Leeds, showing three floors. Size 22" x 30". Repaired tear along much of central horizontal fold. n.d. c1880. £20.00
      Prepared for An Arbitration in The Matter of Samuel Croft's Trustees and The Postmaster General.


    321. Pudsey, Gildersome, Bowling Iron Works ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 217. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1867. £34.00

    322. Stokesley, Great Ayton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXIX N.W. and sheets to west and south. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", plus margins, dissected and mounted onlinen, folding to small 4to. Water features hand-coloured. 1897. £26.00

    323. Thornton A BILL for Dividing and Inlcosing the several Open Fields, Carrs, Ings or Meadow Grounds.... within the Townships of Melbourn and Storthwaite... in the Parish of Thornton.... 42pp., plus docket title, attractive headpiece with ship, flags, etc. Disbound. 1777. £28.00

    324. Tickton Carr AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing Tickton Carr, or Common... 32pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1790. £27.00

    325. Welburn, Near Kirbymoorside TO BE SOLD BY TENDER Timber & Trees Viz. A Plantation... situate near to and on the East Side of Kirkdale Church... marked with White Paint... the following Wood cut down near the Hall... 17 Ash Trees and Limbs, 1 Beech Tree... To be Sold by Tender... 22nd April... Poster printed in large type-faces, size 20" x 15". Traces of folds. Boak, Printer, Stationer and Paper-Haner, Pickering. 1874. £24.00

    326. Withernsea, Keyingham ORDANANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map, made of six quarter sheets, top right sheet is CCXLIII. N.W. Water features hand-coloured. 'Withernsea Water' in capital letters top centre, area round Withernsea and around area to the east of Winestead Hall shaded with thick red line, windmill pump, impounding reservoir, pumping station, tank etc. marked in red ink, rising main marked in red ink. 1895. £35.00

    327. Woollen mill TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of men at work at machines in a woollen mill. Each image 4" x 6", mounted on thick grey card with dark grey borders. n.d. c1920. £22.00
      One photograph shows a very large wicker basket full of fleece and two machines with rollers, the other with a line of four machines with the wool being fed into them.


    328. York and Scarborough GENERAL STATEMENT of the Income and Expenditure of the York and Scarborough Turnpike Trust, in the County of York, between the 1st Day of January, 1834, and the 31st Day of December, 1834, inclusive. Oblong folio sheet, printed on one side only, listing expenditure on Labour, Carriage Materials, Land purchased, income from fines, money borrowed on security of tolls etc. 1835. £28.00


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      Channel Islands


    329. Guernsey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 11 S.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17", plus wide margins. Small repaired marginal tear First Edition. 1900. £14.00
      Covers La Passee, Capelles, Fort Hommet, etc.


    330. St. Hellier, Jersey ORDER to pay rent arrear for the tenement he occupies in Fief du Roy in the parish of St. Martin owned by Thomas Beaugie. 8 lines, manuscript, on a small slip of paper, together with an order to appear at the court at St. Hellier, manuscript on 1p. 4to. 1724. £18.00


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      Scotland


    331. Aberdeen Farrier BILL of Joseph Milne, Horse Shoer and Farrier, to James Forbes, Carter, Aberdeen 1834-1837. In manuscript, listing work with month and day on one and a quarter sides of small folio sheet, receipted as paid in full 31st Oct. 1837. Mainly for horse shoes, 'dressing a Foot' etc... together with... Summons or Complaint, to William Westland, Farmer, Nigg, by the Heirs of Joseph Milne, to recover money due to them. 3p., folio, printed, with ms. inserts, with list of work done 1839-41, with prices, 1p. folio. 1834-7. £26.00

    332. Aberdeen FOR SALE Capital Estates, Affording Sure and Most Improveable Investments for Money All Lying in The Parish of Monquhitter, and County of Aberdeen. 6pp., small folio, bound in mauve paper wraps, docket title printed on verso of back wrap, back wrap worn and dusty at folds. Gives a description of the five areas of land, followed by Rentals, with tables giving 'Possessions', 'Tenants' 'Expiry of Tacks', acreages for arable and pasture, with total Scots, and Total Rents. Chalmers & Co., Printers, Aberdeen. 1827. £40.00
      Comprises the Lands of: Auchry, Millfield; Tillymaud, Blackhills, Boginlee; Balthangie, Middlehills; Aultown of Greens, Northburn, Cairncake; Mill and Mill Lands of Greens.


    333. Caledonian Canal AN ACT for making further provision for making and maintaining an Inland Navigation, commonly called The Caledonian Canal, from the Eastern to the Western Sea.... 40pp. disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1804. £20.00
      Includes 1 page of Schedules.


    334. Dalbeattie LEASE by of a rood of land in the Main Street of Dalbeattie, in the parish of Urr, William Drysdale as Commissioner of William Copland to James McMichael. 1p., large folio. Signed by two parties and witnesses. 1830. £16.00
      Includes the right to take peat for the use of one tenant only from Aucherinnes Moss, according to the rules of the proprietor or his Moss Grieve.


    335. Dumfries ARTICLES OF ROUP of all and whole Three Parks lying in the Burgh roads of Dumfries belonging to Thomas Goldie of Craigmuir to be Exposed to public roup... 28th January 1819... 3p, manuscript, small folio. Each page signed by Goldie in a shaky hand. 1819. £10.00

    336. Dumfries INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT of the Household Furniture, Mason's Plant, and other Effects which belonged to the late Thomas Lowther, Builder in Dumfries, deceased... 5p., folio, in a neat hand, listing furniture etc., room by room, tools at stoneyard, etc... with... 'State of Sums Uplifted' by the Trustees for rents, etc. 5p... with... details of roup of houses for sale, 1p... Inventory of The Title Deeds of Property as Gasstown, 2p, folio... Bill for work done by Lowther for the Committee of the Territorial Free Church, 1p., folio... with... various bills for building work done by Lowther, and other papers relating to the estate. 1865. £20.00

    337. Dunbar, Haddingtonshire REPORT ON THE BURGH OF DUNBAR. Folio, folding engraved plan coloured in outline, with a sheet of text printed on one side only. (1832) £22.00

    338. Edinburgh DEFENCES for William Scott, Assistant Clerk to the Bills, in the Action at the Instance of John Smith, Writer to the Signet. 15pp., 4to, sewn at margin, vertical fold. James Clarke & Co., Printers, Old Stamp Office, 1825. £18.00

    339. Edinburgh EXTRACT SEDERUNT Being Right to Burying Ground In South Burying Ground of Sain John's Chapel in favour of Sir William Maxwell of Menreith Baronet. Manuscript on one side of folio sheet, extracted by Robert Rollo, Treasurer. Includes right to 'insert a tablet or headstone in the wall thereof corresponding in size to the said three feet... but not exceeding in height the Copestone of the wall'. 1840. £18.00

    340. Glasgow HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Sewing Machine, 60 vols. Valuable Books &c, At No. 4 Newhall Terrace, Greenhead, To be Sold by Warrant of the Sheriff, Monday 11th December... James Hamilton Auctioneer. Poster, size 11" x 9", heading in large letters. Lists over 20 items including American Clock, 3-light Gasalier etc. 1st December 1882. £20.00

      INCORPORATION OF CORDINERS

    341. Glasgow SEISIN The Incorporation of Cordeners of a... Shop and backhouse in Saltmercatt on the Resignation of James Scott... 1739. Single vellum sheet, size 16" x 18", in Latin. Sign at the bottom with calligraphic design with S,G,N,P in corners. Ink slightly faded in parts. On verso is a signed note in English that the Seisin has been registered in the Eleventh Register Book of Seisins Renounciations Reversions &c of Alexander Finlayson Town Clerk of Glasgow and John McGilchrist Deputy Clerk. 1739. £38.00
      Mentions John Wyllie and Gilbert Stevenson, Deacons, William Anderson, Clerk of Sessions, and William Bowie one of the Officials of the Burgh, as well as William Miller and Isobel McCulloch, John Howie. The deed mentions the occupiers of the adjoining properties. The Incorporation of Cordiners was the society of tanners, curriers and shoemakers.


    342. Haddington REPORT ON THE BURGH OF HADDINGTON. Folio, engraved plan coloured in outline, with a sheet of text printed on one side only, couple of short tears to inner margin text leaf. c183-. £18.00

    343. Leith Harbour AN ACT for enabling the Barons of the court of Exchequer in Scotland to advance to the Lord Provost and Magistrates of the City of Edinburgh, for the Purpose of completing the Improvements of the Harbour of Leith, a certain Sum.... 3pp., disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1800. £10.00

    344. Maxwelltown DECRET John Kerr, Provost, James Spalding, John MacCraken and James Creighton Baillies of the Burgh of Dumfries... versus John Irving, Commissary and Steward Officer in Dumfries... Order that Irving 'flitt and remove himself, his wife... cottars, dependents goods and gear...' from the house 'at the head of the white sands of Dumfries belonging to Mary Cuthbertson now residing in New York in America'. 1p. 1821. £14.00

    345. Muirhead (C) Printer THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER February 18, 1834. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded. 1834. £14.00
      Contains 3 columns on Highland Society livestock competition.


    346. Scottish Militia AN ACT for amending the laws relating to the Local Militia in Scotland. Pages numbered 609-682, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £10.00

    347. Stirling, Queen's Ferry Road AN ACT to continue and amend an Act in the Forty-second Year of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from Causeway Head near Stirling, through the County of Clackmannan, towards Queen's Ferry, and certain Roads branching out of the same. 10pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1817. £10.00

    348. Stranraer ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 90. Popular Edition. Buff and red wraps with shield and crown. 1924. £9.00


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    349. Bailey's BOOK OF USEFUL INFORMATION C.H. Bailey, Sole proprietor of Tyne Engine Works, Newport, Mon., and at Barry Dock. 334pp., calf wraps with gilt title, size 3" x 4". Contains information useful to engineers, many diagrams and illustrations, including cross sections of steamers, valves, boilers, and some photographs, including 3 of Bailey's works. 1" split at inner hinge. c1905. £15.00

    350. Carmarthenshire, Cardiganshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", mounted on linen and folding into 4to cloth endpapers, Stanford label. Some main railway lines coloured buff, stations neatly named in red ink. 1910. £20.00
      Covers Fishguard, Newcastle Emlyn, Aberayron.


    351. Cellan, Cardiganshire POSTER advertising auction sale at Lampeter of Farms called Blaenwaun and Gelligaer, Corn Grist Mill at Pentrefelin etc., 9th July 1915. Size 28" x 19", folded. 1915. £17.00

    352. Green (James) MAP OF CARDIFF HARBOUR with Projected Improvements by James Green Civil Engineer. 1829. Lithographed map, size 31" x 38". Scale 80 chains = 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into morocco boards, size 10" x 8", gilt title. With facsimile signatures of Thos. Telford and James Green. Covers an area from Sully Island in the South to Llandaff Mill in the North. Shows Bristol Channel, River Ely, River Taff, Entrance Canal, Glamorganshire Canal, Proposed Basin, Cardiff Castle. Small churches and a windmill shown at outlying villages. Names of landowners. The dotted red line showing intended Feeder has not been added. 1829. £220.00
      James Green worked on numerous canals in the West Country. Lord Bute had asked his advice about improving the port of Cardiff.


    353. Llanarmon, Denbigh FEOFFMENT of an Allotment of Common Land in Llanarmon in Yale, Edward Jones, Farmer, Edward Davies, Shoemaker, and others to John Davies, Miner, all of Llanarmon. Vellum, size 21" x 27". 4 wax seals. 1842. £22.00
      Refers to land at Oyfnant, number 12 on the Inclosure map. Gives details of lands adjoining.


    354. Merionethshire AUCTION POSTER. Valuable Oak, Ash and other Timber to be Sold by Auction by Mr Thomas Payne, At the Cross-Foxes Inn, Mallwyd, on Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of February, 1826.... Size approx. 18" x 11", folds. Dolgelley: printed for J. Pugh. 1826. £24.00
      Lists 7 lots of the timber and farms concerned in the Parish of Mallwyd. The Timber was fourteen miles from Derwen-las and equal distance from the Barmouth River 'at either of which places the Timber or Bark may be Shipped'.


    355. Radnor and Cardiganshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 178, 179, 195, 196. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", mounted on linen and folding into 4to cloth endpapers with Stanford label. Four main railway lines coloured in different colours, stations neatly named in red ink. 1910. £20.00
      Covers Rhayader, Builth, Lampeter.


    356. South Wales ORDNANCE SURVEY Quarter-Inch Map. Sheet 7. Fourth Edition. With National Grid. Folding to blue and buff wraps size 12" x 5", key map and coat of arms on front wrap. Town plans at rear. Linen-backed. First Published 1946. £9.00

    357. St. Davids ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", linen-backed, folding to 8vo, grained paper wraps. Covers St. David's, Skomer, Penbrush Point. Watermark 1856. £28.00


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    358. Anon. COMMONPLACE BOOK 148 pages, 4to, full vellum, darkened, last 7 leaves with wormhole. Entries from 1810. Entries include extracts from religious works, from 'Bruce's Travels in Abyssinia', a synopsis of Mungo Park's last journal in Africa, with illustrations., pithy sayings, remarkable stories, thoughts on insanity, 'The Black Jews', 'Deistical writers in England', 'Cure for Blight', recipes, an account (presumably his own summary) of Robert Owen's 'A New View of Society...' - 'he has not one reference to Scripture as offering him any help to his system, nor commendation of its morals, far less its doctrines... I think there is a good deal of the Utopian in the Scheme (i.e. New Lanark)... I fear Old Adam will be found too strong for it...' Pasted inside the front board is a poem in manuscript 'Verses written by the Revd. Mr Newton on the top of the Light House on the North Foreland'. c1810. £150.00
      The writer was possibly a clergyman. There are a few words in Hebrew. He refers several times to Kingsland (Shropshire), for example in the story of a young man who 'came up from Kidderminster to keep Kingsland turnpike'.


    359. Anon. ORPHAN BOY'S PRAYER AND MY DEAR MOTHER'S GRAVE Two poems printed side by side on 4to sheet, no imprint, each poem with decorative border and vignette headpiece. Two marginal tears, traces of folds. c1860? £10.00

    360. Armorial Bearing LICENCES for Armorial Bearings... Year 1940. For Armorial Bearings Worn or used otherwise than upon a Carriage... £1.1s.0d. Painted.... Sets out terms of licence and penalties, armorial bearings, and below that, a separate section for Dogs and Guns. Poster, size 11" x 8". 1940. £10.00

    361. Avenue Press, Drury Lane Pr. POSTER advertising The News Review. Vol. 7 No. 22, June 1, 1939. Printed in red and blue, size 29" x 19", 'News Review' in large letters at top and 'Premier to Quit?' in large blue letters, height of letters 6". Traces of having been folded in 4, some small edge tears at folds, neatly repaired on verso. 1939. £20.00

    362. Blacksmith BILL of A. Law, Blacksmith, to Benjamin Lumsdon Esq., Kingsford. 2p., foolscap. Manuscript. June - December 1849. £8.00
      It is not clear which Kingsford it refers to. Items mostly new shoes, mending collars, cart wheels etc.


    363. Bristol and Exeter Railway FORWARDING NOTE for delivery of 2 bags of wool from Williton Station to Bristol, for Bradford. Size 6" x 10", printed with ms inserts, for weight etc., conditions on verso. 1863. £8.00

    364. Cornwall and Devon AN ACT to settle Estates in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon devised by the Will of the late Right Honourable Richard Hussey Baron Vivian deceased.... to enable the Trustees of such settled Estates to carry into effect an Agreement to grant a Building Lease of Part of such devised Estates to the West Cornwall Railway Company.... 106pp, disbound, sewing loose, pages in 3 sections. Act of Parliament. 1853. £22.00
      Refers to St. Winnow, Kenwyn, etc. Includes an 8pp schedule of the lands and properties and rents concerned.


    365. Coronation of Edward VII THE GRAPHIC Special Double Coronation Naval Review Number. August 23, 1902. Illustrated magazine, folio. Pages numbered 229-268. Fine illustration in blue on front wrap of a navy ship, with extra double-page supplements showing the naval review. 1902. £22.00

    366. Coronation of George VI COPY OF THE LOYAL ADDRESS of The Members of The Association of Municipal Corporations of England, Wales and Northern Ireland on the Occasion of The Coronation of His Majesty King George VI. 12th May, 1937. Album size 13" x 10", plain grey card wraps, silk tie at margin, 13 photographic plates size 9" x 7", mounted on 13 card leaves, inserted in matching slipcase with title in gilt on front. 1937. £14.00

    367. Debt AN ACT for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors. 36pp, sm. folio, disbound, plus cover leaf. Act of Parliament. Attractive initial letter. 1765. £20.00

    368. Deer AN ACT more effectually to prevent the stealing of Deer. 3pp, disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1802. £10.00

    369. Devon & Somerset GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. XXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Printed surface 24" x 36". Hand-coloured, key in sea area. Embossed stamp of Board of Agriculture, 1896. £55.00
      Shows area from Braunton Burrows to Countesbury. Over half the map is sea area.


    370. Devon and Dorset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. Fifth Edition. Sheet No. 139. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £9.50

    371. Devon and Somerset Railway Company REPORT AND ACCOUNTS for the Half-Year Ended 30th June, 1876. 8pp., sm. folio. 1876. £18.00

    372. Direct Western Railway REPORT 19th February, 1846. 2pp., 4to, blank conjoint leaf with docket title, folded. 1846. £25.00
      The intended line was to connect London to Falmouth, with branches to Bath and Bridgwater. The Company had prepared Plans and Books of Reference for the line as far as Launceston, but was hit by a collapse in public confidence in railway investment. The Report calls upon those who had not paid up for their Allotment of Shares to contribute 'one hundred and fifty miles of Survey having been completed'.


    373. Dorset and Somerset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", border all round, but margins only at sides. Dissected and linen-backed, folding into cloth endpapers. c1890. £20.00
      Covers Ilchester, Sherborne, Mosterton, Packington.


    374. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS of the Duchy of Cornwall in the year ended on the 31st December 1852. 37pp., folio, recent cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Lists income from Rents and Profits of Courts for different Manors in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Somerset, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, in detail, with names of tenants etc. Includes Royalties on 118 mines in Cornwall, and others in Devon and Somerset. Disbursements include details of repairs to properties, donations to charities such as The Cornwall Lunatic Asylum 'Reward to W. Summerhayes for apprehending and convicting Offenders for stealing gates at Curry Mallet'). 1852. £55.00

    375. Edizione Brogi and others PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM containing 30 Italian views. Size of album 10" x 15", size of images 8" x 10". Plain boards, thick card leaves. Includes 3 very fine crisp views by Edizione Brogi, size 11" x 8", of narrow back streets in Genoa, with groups of people, tall tenement houses with many strings of washing across the street, one looking down into funicular carriage from Castellaci, plus three other Brogi views of Genoa, one the interior of a church, rather faded; 5 views of Venice by Salviati (2 being good close-up views on narrow canals, with gondola; other views of Rome, Florence, some rather faded. 1880's. £55.00

    376. Election poster SELL DOGS at Fifty Guineas Each, And give your Vote! Fort Versus Lord Kerr. Bribery Prohibited!! Poster printed in very large type-face on thin yellow paper. Presumably an election skit, but there is no place or date mentioned, just the names of Fort and Kerr. c1850. £35.00
      'Mr Fort's Committee are prepared to purchase either Dogs or Cats at the above price, One dog sold'.


    377. Essex, Hertfordshire GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XLVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Engraved map, fully hand-coloured, size 24" x 35", plus margins. Key in left margin. 1884. £90.00

    378. Footscray, Australia SCRAP BOOK inscribed on the flyleaf ' A Christmas Present from Josephine White To Her Mother December 25th 1875, and on another page with the name 'Susannah Mary White, March 6th 1876 Footscray, Charles White March 8th 1876, Maggie Wedell Turnbull White March 3 1876 Footscray.' Large 4to scrap book, decorative boards very stained and faded, 25 pages of poetry, written in the same hand, many of the poems with the name 'R.J. Turnbull', and an account on three pages 'For London. Ship Riversdale. 22nd April 1876.'', describing the first part of a journey out of Williamstown, Melbourne. Notes speed, weather, points passed 'a splendid building on the Beach called Secerento (Sorrento?)', 'water a dark grey, we saw seven Whales today, sailed since yesterday noon 198 Miles... lost the topsail this morning and the decks are swamped in water... today I might describe the Riversdale sailing between Mountains... they had to lash two men to the weel (sic) to keep her in the right course'. The writer was a woman as she says 'there are 4 lady Passengers including myself'. The entries end abruptly. 1876. £65.00
      It may be that the poems, which are mainly humourous verses about marriage, etc., are original.


    379. Frampton Cotterell and Bury Hill, Gloucestershire, and Luckington, Wiltshire PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of well-situate and desirable Freehold Farms and Lands which Geo. Nichols, Young, Hunt and Co. Have received instructions to Sell by Auction at the Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, On Thursday, November 7th, 1918. Folio, 3 coloured folding plans, 11pp, original wraps. Staples rusty, hence on small section loose. Some light traces of folds in wraps. 1918. £30.00
      Includes Bury Hill Farm at Moorend, The Farm at Luckington, Tanner's Farm at Frampton Cottrell.

      LETTERS FROM SABINE BARING-GOULD

    380. Genealogy COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPH LETTERS sent to Glanville Richards in connection with his researches in family history. 55 letters, tipped onto, or pasted onto album leaves in a scrap book, size 12" x 10", stained cloth boards. Dated between 1879 and 1908. Many of the letters are from aristocratic families who wished to subscribe to his book, or to engage him to research some aspect of their genealogy, or to thank him for some information, often for tracing their 'royal descent'. Most letters 8vo, 1-3 pages, signed, usually on headed notepaper. 1879-1908. £220.00
      Includes letters from: Sir Henry Ponsonby, Privy Purse Office Buckingham Palace saying the Queen will accept his work on the De Trafford family; A. Ernest Doxford, Shipbuilder, re. work on Doxford descents; Earl Spencer, Althorp, thanking him for letter with a photograph of Admiral Searle; Windlesham Working Men's Club thanking him for gift of 'Registers of Windlesham' for their Reading Room; Henry Howard, Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, saying they cannot offer him an appointment in the College of Arms; HENRY IRVING actor, on headed notepaper of Lyceum Theatre, saying he cannot meet with his wishes as 'the collection is of no value to me', signed by Irving, 1892, envelope enclosed; J.A. Froude, Historian, Kingsbridge; Earl Fortescue, about his royal descent; Earl of Arran; George Cockayne, Norroy King at Arms, re. descent of Marquis of Abergavenny from Edward I, correcting some points; Lord Arundell, Wardour Castle, about some Tywardreath deeds 'which were sent to Dr. Oliver's the antiquarian in my father's time'; Lady Mary Louisa Campbell, wife of Lord Ellesmere, to Richard's uncle George (Revd. . Cockburn Dickinson), 1866, about the wine for the poor and the system of tickets at the Dispensary, enclosing money for 'alms at Ellenbrook'; SABINE BARING GOULD, comprising (i) a postcard, dated Lew Trenchard Sept. 5, 1894. 4 lines, thanking him for the royal descent 'I sent on all my notes to Col. Vivian, who has been ill', signed 'S. Baring Gould', (ii) Letter on headed notepaper of Lew Trenchard with embossed blue lion etc, Dec. 2, 1894, 1p, 8vo, thanks him for pedigrees 'I have the Belfield pedigree somewhere among my papers but can't find it'. 'I have done the Okehampton Registers but they are very imperfect'. (iii) Letter, 17 lines, 1p, 8vo, Lew Trenchard Sept. 29, 1894, thanking him for the pedigrees of the Welsh and Irish princesses 'I thought I had a good deal of the Celt in me but did not know how much. The Sabines were Irish, my mother's family the Bonds, Cornish, it is news to me that we have Welsh blood as well'.


    381. Gibraltar AN ACT for maintaining a Lighthouse at Gibraltar, and respecting Lighthouses not within the United Kingdom. 3pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1838. £8.00

    382. Gill (MacDonald) MAIL STEAM SHIP ROUTES G.P.O. Poster, size 37" x 48". Printed in bright blue, red, yellow and black. Map of the world with the routes in black, ports of call in white banner lettering. 11 roundels along the bottom with various ships from 900-1936. Top right 'Post Today' is a street scene with a Post Office van coming through an arch, postbox, postman, and on the left a port scene with sacks of mail loading. Red and black border. Folded, central horizontal fold strengthened on verso with old green linen tape, semi-circular piece torn away from top edge, 7" across and 3" deep at deepest point. A few small chips at edges. MacDonald Gill 1937. £50.00
      MacDonald Gill, brother of the artist Eric Gill, was famous for his work for the London Underground, and for the iconic 'London Overground' map.


    383. Glanville Richards (W.U.S.) FAMILY RECORDS AND MEMORIALS Collected & Arranged by William Urmiston Searle Glanville Richards from Manuscripts and other Documents. Windlesham, Bagshot, Surrey, 1879. Manuscript in 4to album, heavy diced calf boards, rubbed at edges. Size 12" x 10". 54 pages, written on thin card leaves, numbered. Lacks 4 pages (2 leaves) towards end of manuscript. The card leaves have separated from the linen hinges and are all loose. Comprises: (i) Richards of Kentisbury. History of the family, pedigrees, etc. 8p. Pasted in are some cuttings and a folded paper inscribed 'my darling boy's hair age 7 weeks cut off by his dear Grand mama 19 October 1829.' Includes extracts from family bible. (ii) Dickinson family. Much on the naval career of Richard Dickinson born 1787. 4p. (iii) Searle family. 8p. Includes long account of the naval career of Admiral Thomas Searle, listing his service in many different ships including the 'Grasshopper', particularly in the Mediterranean. Tipped in is a letter from Thomas Searle, 1806, asking for an appointment 'I have served in Rated Ships during the last War and the Present Peace...'. 'On leaving the 'Grasshopper' in 1808 Capt. Searle was presented with a sword valued at eighty guineas by the Crew of that vessel as a mark of their respect. In the course of the same year he received a piece of plate from Lloyds worth a hundred guineas. These high tokens of value my cousins the Semples had, and they instead of keeping them... sold them.' Apparently Thomas Searle caused his eldest son to fight a duel 'as my grandmother told me' as he 'wished him out of the way'. (iv) Madock of Plymouth. Includes 1851 matriculation certificate at Queens College Oxford. 3p. (v) Taylor of St. Teath. 3p. (vi) Glanville 30p. Various items tipped in including bookplate of Viscount Falmouth of Tregothnan, a letter dated 171-(?) (last figure torn away), 34 lines, closely written, small armorial shield drawn top left, about the Glanville family of Devon, beginning 'My father Edward Glanville of Ashburton in the Countie of Devonshire Eldest Grandson of John Glanville of Broad Hinton... which sd. Sir John was sometime speak'r of the House of Commons which sat in the year one thousand six hundred and forty....' Loosely inserted are some printed pages, probably from a genealogical work, with two hand-coloured heraldic shields per page, and a watercolour coat of arms. Various newspaper cuttings, announcing births, marriages, etc., and a number of visiting cards pasted in. 1879. £150.00
      Several of these families had strong naval connections.


    384. Grand Junction Canal AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Grand Junction Canal to finish and complete the same, and the several Cuts, and other Works... 11pp, disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1795. £16.00

    385. Great Western Railway AN ACT for authorising the London and South Western Railway Company to make new Railways and deviations... for the sale or amalgamation... with the undertaking of the Company of the Salisbury and Dorset Junction Railway.... 56pp., held at edge with staples. 1883. £16.00

    386. Great Western Railway WIDOWS AND ORPHANS' BENEVOLENT FUND Statement of Account, Year ended 31st December, 1880. 3pp., 4to, with 1p. Report by Secretary, detailing number of widows looked after etc., list of Committee. 1880. £18.00
      One of the Trustees was Sir Daniel Gooch.


    387. Great Western Railway REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS to be submitted to the Proprietors... at the Company's Offices, Paddington Station, the 11th day of August, 1881. 100pp., folio, folds, with docket title. 1881. £40.00
      With many tables for expenditure on Repairs, Rents of Leased Lines, Canal Traffic, etc.


    388. Hampshire and Sussex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Hampshire Sheet XLV etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, lands around Fowley House and area south of Haslemere shaded in wash, one area marked with price sold at. Surveyed in 1869-75 and printed from a transfer to zinc in 1893. £26.00
      Covers Liphook, Bramshott, Haslemere, Linchmere.


    389. Henry Aston Barker's Panorama, Leicester-Square A VIEW OF THE GRAND HARBOUR OF MALTA, With Part of The City of La Valetta, The Capital of the Island. The Large Circle contains A Marine View of Lisbon. 1812. A Representation of the Siege of Badajoz is in Preparation, for the Large Circle. The Panorama is open from Ten rill Dusk. Admittance to each Painting One Shilling. Handbill, size 11" x 9", pasted to thin white card. View of the harbour in a circle, diameter 8", showing buildings on the waterfront, various types of boat, etc., and in an inner circle the key to the numbered landmarks (28 in all), some with informative note. Title as above in the centre. J. Adlard, Printer, 23 Bartholomew-close. £250.00
      Landmarks include 'Ruins of the Grand Master's Palace. The Building below on the Beach, is a Powder-Magazine', 'A Speronara. These singular Boats go very quick, and are employed as Passage-boats between Sicily and Malta', 'The solitry Residence of an old Man, who has lived upon these Rocks for many Years without any Habitation....' Henry's father had opened the Panorama building in Leicester Square in 1793. He aided his father and then took over from him. Barker actually visited Malta himself, as well as Constantinople, Venice, Paris and other cities, so his knowledge was first hand.


    390. Hertford and Essex REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP Published by Gall and Inglis, Sheet No. 27. Scale " to 1 mile, size 20" x 25", linen-backed, folding to sm. 8vo. Roads coloured yellow. n.d. c1900. £15.00
      Covers Biggleswade, Clare, Billericay, Watford.


    391. Hue and Cry AN ACT for the Amendment of the Law relating to Actions on the Statute of Hue and Cry. 9pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1735. £16.00

    392. India Trade A LOG BOOK CONTAING THE PROCEEDINGS ON BOARD THE CONQUEROR From the Port of London To Madras and Calcutta, Commanded by Captn. Duggan, H.C.P. Kept by Thomas Skynner (Midshipman). Printed log book, large 4to, printed title page as above with manuscript details, pages printed with table for entering dates courses, winds, distance etc. Stiff paper wraps, calf spine, calf chipped top and bottom, blue paper on boards ragged and stained. Entries in a bold neat hand from Jan 8th - March 17th (24 pages) and May 15th - May 22nd, (6 pages) 1842 , only, the rest blank. At the front is a list of the 45 crew members with their rank, and 35 passengers, with where they boarded, and description (many were infantry cadets). A list of 'Starbord Watch' and 'Larboard Watch' follows. The entries begin with the departure from East India Dock. Notes winds, weather, employment of hands, set of sails, ships encountered etc. 1842. £260.00
      'The lady of Clement Dale Esq. gave birth to a daughter', 'Steady breezes and cloudy. Hands employed by Boatswain setting up rigging fore & aft. Barque on the beam standing to the Northard', 'Light breezes and fine all sail set. Completed the alterations of the main top sail. Carpenter reducing the fore Royal yard'


    393. Isle of Man Smugglers AN ACT for the more effectual Prevention of Smuggling in the Isle of Man. 6pp, disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1810. £15.00

    394. Kent and Radnorshire AN ACT for vesting the legal Estate in Premises in the Counties of Radnor and Kent, the Property of Samuel Lewin, upon the Uses declared thereof.... 16pp., small folio, disbound. Paper slightly browned in parts. Act of Parliament. 1814. £8.00
      Concerns the Lewin and Pollard families.


    395. Kent, Essex, Surrey PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable... Properties, including securities at Croydon, Ladywell, Gravesend, Norwood... and in London, together with 'The Docks Estate' Plaistow... Which will be Sold by Auction... March 25th, 1908. 13pp., folio, plus large folding plan. Stiff wraps printed in red and black, slight wear at spine, one leaf loose. Lots which sold crossed through with ink line and price marked, unsold lots marked with reserve in code. Slight vertical crease. 1908. £30.00
      Includes 'The Freemason's Railway Hotel', Ladywell; 127 Gower Street, London; 121 Lansdowne Road, Notting Hill.


    396. Kent, Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo endpapers. Main roads, parkland, county boundaries hand coloured. Linen between two sections (5") split at left edge, 1" split in linen between sections at right edge. Printed from an Electrotype 1876. £28.00

    397. London, Brighton and South Coast Railway REPORT & ACCOUNTS 21st July, 1880. 8pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. Gives details of receipts and expenditure in table form, including enlargement of different lines, lines in course of construction, maintenance, repair of carriages etc... together with... similar Reports for 26th January, 1881, January, 1882, December 1882. 4 items. 1880-2. £65.00

    398. London, Oxford & Cheltenham PROSPECTUS for The London, Oxford & Cheltenham Railway Company. Capital £1,500,000 in 75,000 Shares of £20. Each. 2pp, folio, with title on verso of adjoining blank leaf. Lists Provisional Directors, many of whom were from Cheltenham and Gloucester, describes route, etc. The Engineer was Robert Stephenson. 1846. £45.00
      No plan is referred to in the text. One may have been issued separately.


    399. Maison de la Belle Jardiniere, Angers EIGHT ADVERTISING CARDS showing children, four of them with girls in granny spectacles sewing or knitting. Coloured card on thin paper with details of shop ('Habillements, Tout Faits sur Mesure pour Hommes et pour Enfants' 'Membre du Jury Exposition Universelle Paris 1878') on verso. c1900. £18.00
      The pictures seem to be based on photographs.


    400. Midlands THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale half an inch to one mile. Sheet 23 (Birmingham, Northampton), Sheet 14 (Lincoln and Grimsby), Sheet 22 (Worcester and Ludlow). With Layers. Green and buff Ellis Martin wraps with car and coat of arms. c1930. £14.00

    401. (Moll, H) A MAP OF GREAT AND IRELAND Copper engraving. Size 6" x 10", plus margins. Shows Britain and the coast of France, Shetland, Orkney and Faroe Islands inset top left. Central fold. Scale bar, small compass rose. 1720. £50.00

    402. (Moll, H) A NEW MAP OF THE RIVERS And Sea Coasts of England. Engraved map, size 11" x 11", central horizontal fold. Title and scale bar top right. Shows the Counties and Rivers (which are named), ports along the coasts, main towns. 1720. £65.00

    403. (Moll, H) BRITANNIA ROMANA Engraved by M. Burghers. Size 7" x 10" plus margins. Shows England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, title cartouche with Romans and a Druid top left, a thatched house top right. Shows rivers, hills, towns. Central fold. 1720. £65.00
      From Cox's Magna Britannia.


    404. (Moll, H) THE RIVER THAMES Two maps one above the other, extending from Newport to the North Foreland. Size of each map 4" x 14". Plus margins. Shows towns, hills, tributaries, forests. Central fold, two other vertical folds. Engraved by I. Harris. 1720. £60.00
      From Cox's Magna Britannia


    405. Monckton, Publishers BLACK & WHITE February 16th, 1901. Illustrated magazine, size 15" x 11", 34pp. Numerous illustrations. 1901. £10.00
      Cover illustration shows the Premier of New South Wales signing the Oath of Allegiance. Includes material on mourning for Queen Victoria, the Queen of Holland, a story by Eden Philpotts 'Corban, A Devonshire Yarn' (with illustrations by Arthur Garratt).


    406. Monckton, Publishers BLACK & WHITE May 28th, 1910. Issue on the Funeral of Edward VII. Illustrated magazine, size 15" x 11", 47pp. Numerous illustrations of boy scouts decorating the streets for the funeral, arrival of foreign royalty, etc. Cover in purple and white. 1910. £10.00
      Includes an article on Manchester, with a double-page bird's-eye view.


    407. North America AN ACT to continue... an Act... for permitting the Importation of Masts, Yards, Bowsprits, and Timber for Naval Purposes, from the British Colonies in North America... 1p. Act of Parliament, disbound. 1812. £8.00

    408. North Wales and South Wales TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 4 and 7. Scale quarter inch to 1 mile. Covers in blue and buff showing motor-cyclist reading map, coat of arms below. Cloth-backed. 2 items. Third Edition. c1930. £14.00

    409. Ordnance Survey ANCIENT BRITAIN A Map of the Major Visible Antiquities of Great Britain Older Than A.D. 1066. South Sheet and North Sheet. Two maps, linen-backed, scale 1/625,000, illustrated wraps, slightly bumped at corner. Index of names. 1951. £16.00

    410. Ordnance Survey MAP OF ROMAN BRITAIN Scale 16 Miles to One Inch. Coloured map, folding to 4to, 44pp. of text. Glazed printed wraps with coloured mosaic decoration. Third Edition. 1956. £12.00

    411. Partridge and Co. Pub. THE BRITISH WORKMAN for March. Britain's Peril and The Need of the Hour by E.A. Fletcher (With Striking Illustrations); Taking The Census (Illustrated), A Cyclist at Ninety. Price One Penny. Can Be Obtained at All Newsagents. Poster, printed in red and black, size 29" x 20", folds. Printed in alternated lines of red and black, very large type-face (4" high). Some very light browing at top, small piece chipped away at right margin, some small edge tears at top. c1890. £30.00
      'The British Workman' started in 1855, and closed in 1892. The aim was to 'promote the health, wealth and happiness of the working classes' through a mixture of socialism, Christianity and temperance.


    412. Philip & Son Ltd. MODERN PALESTINE Showing the Physical Features and Identified Sites. Scale 1: 300,000. School wall map, size 36" x 42", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 4to paper endpapers. Brass eyelet holes at corners for hanging in class. Split in linen between two sections, 15" long. In bright colour with key to relief, railways, roads, shows Jewish Settlements in red, principal biblical names in thin letters. inset of 'Modern Jerusalem', size 12" x 10", scale 5" = half a mile. There is a key to Arabic words such as Bir, Birket, Wadi etc. The London Geographical Institute 1948. £36.00
      The inset plan shows Christian, Armenian, Jewish, Mohammedan quarters, hospitals, Jewish Colony, the various gates.


    413. Quakers, Moravians and Separatists AN ACT for the further Relief of Quakers, Moravians, and Separatists. 2pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1838. £8.00

    414. Simplon Pass CARTA TOPOGRAFICA DELLA GRANDE STRADA DEL SEMPIONE e Valli adjacenti fino a Brigg, del Lago Maggiore e delle Isole Borromee. Finely engraved map, size 24" x 41", dissected and mounted onlinen, folding to 8" x 6", inserted in card and marbled paper folder and then marbled card slipcase with label with decoratively-printed border and manuscript title 'Nuova strada del Sempione'. Piano-key border, calligraphic title at top, with three small tables giving heights of various places above sea level, comparative heights of other passes of the Alps such at S. Gottard, length of tunnels. Under this is a list of the 10 principal bridges with a brief description of each e.g. 'Sul Roddo di granito in tre archi cadauno di metri 8 di corda'. At the left is a small box with a list of symbols for types of 12 types of quarry ('Cava di marmo bianco', 'Cava de terra per majolica'). Top right is an inset map of Isola Bella, size 6" x 6", showing detailed layout of the gardens and buildings, with scale bar, bottom right is a similar insert of Isola Madre, and bottom centre of Isola Supr. and Isolotto de S. Gio. Along the bottom is a section ('Livellazione Generale della Strada per le varie pendenze'), 11" long, from Lake Geneva to the sea. Bottom right is the name of the engraver which looks like 'B. Bordiga.' n.d. c1810. £300.00
      The road through the Simplon Pass was built between 1801 and 1805 to further Napoleon's ambitions in Italy.


    415. Slave Trade AN ACT for the Appropriation of certain Proceeds arising from the Capture of Vessels and Cargoes... taken and seized in Violation of the Conventions made with those States, and for granting Bounties upon Slaves captured in such Vessels, and also for granting Indemnity to the Captors of certain Vessels taken in he Prosecution of the Slave Trade. 6pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1821. £14.00

    416. Smith's NEW MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES With Part of Scotland, Including the Turnpike and principal Cross Road, the Course of the Rivers & Navigable Canals... Engraved map, counties shaded in light wash colour, roads, county boundaries etc., in denser colour. Size 46" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 4to. Scale 1" = approx. 10 miles. Printed for C. Smith, Mapseller, 172 Strand, June 4th 1806. £120.00
      Covers Scotland as far north as Selkirk, part of the coast of Ireland.


    417. Somerset and Devon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXI. Hand-coloured map size 24" x 36", scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Key down right-hand margin. Printed from an Electrotype, c1880. £85.00
      Covers Crediton, Dulverton, Taunton, Ilminster.


    418. Somerset and Dorset SET OF SIX ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS covering Somerset and part of Dorset. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet nos. 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 35. Each map Sheet 27" x 36", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled endpapers with small key map label. Inserted in cloth slipcase with original printed label 'Ordnance Map of Somersetshire' on the side. Slipcase with 1" splits at two points, old Pickford's label. Whatman watermarks. c1854. £175.00

    419. Somerset, Glamorgan ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 38" x 27", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps and inserted in 8vo slipcase with rubbed Stanford label. An earlier owner has marked a section about 6" wide running down the map in red squares, with numbers of the 25" to the mile O.S. maps. O.S. blindstamp dated 1900. £26.00
      Covers Cardiff, Bristol, Wells.


    420. 'T.G' IN-TRENCHMENTS VERSUS RE-TRENCHMENTS. Or The Yorkshire Jockey Gone Back To Scale. Political cartoon referring to the Sikh Wars and the West Riding. Lithograph, on thick paper, size 12" x 16", showing John Bull with weighing scales, on one side is Shere Singh, with his Sikh cutlass, on the other a jockey wearing a shirt labelled 'West Riding', with weights labelled 'Reduction of Army & Navy', 'Financial Reform'. John Bull is saying 'I must give him up I have tried the heaviest weights with him and they have failed.' On the left are two wily-looking politicians pointing and saying 'Settled I think eh?'. Along the top is written 'Mr. Bull's Horse Reduction by Agitation out of Lnacashire is discovered to have carried short weight, and is consequently adjudged beaten by the old Horse Singh by Common sense out of Intrenchment.' London, Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket. April 27, 1849. £50.00
      Presumably refers to the Sikh Wars and the Battle of Chillianwallah where Shere Singh commanded the Sikh army.


    421. Trade Unions AN ACT to prevent unlawful Combinations of Workmen. 10pp., disbound, small folio. 1799. A few small worm holes... together with... AN ACT to repeal an Act... intituled, An Act to prevent unlawful Combinations of Workmen... 1800. 16pp. Sewn at margin. 2 items. 1799 and 1800. £22.00

    422. Trade Unions NATIONAL UNION OF GAS WORKERS AND GENERAL LABOURERS of Great Britain and Ireland. Nottingham Biennial Congress, June 1908. Delegates and Reception Committee. Photograph, size 9" x 12", mounted on thick card size 15" x 20", printed title on mount, as above, stamp on mount of photographer E.P. Short, Nottingham. Mount dusty and slightly stained at edges. Tear in mount at top margin, corner of mount top right chipped off. 1908. £30.00
      Shows approx. 50 men, in rows, those in the front two rows seated. All have buttonholes with ribbons. The Union was founded in by Will Thorne and Ben Tillett. It later became the GMB.


    423. Ulverston, Grasmere, Kirkby Lonsdale ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP made up of quarter sheets 38/39/48/49. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 39", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 4to marbled wraps, small key map label on front wrap. O.S blindstamp 1901. £36.00

    424. Unstead (Prof. J.F) & Taylor (E.G.R) (Edited by) NORTH AMERICA. SIX EDUCATIONAL WALL MAPS Phillips Series of Comparative Wall Atlases. Each wall map 44" x 33", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 15" x 12", brass eyelets at corners for hanging. Each map covers Iceland in the North to Columbia in the South. Scale 150 miles = 1". As follows: (i) North America. Actual Temperature. January. Printed in 15 very bright colours. (ii) North America. Climate... Summer Conditions... with... North America... Winter Conditions. Each map coloured in 6 shades for rainfall ranges, etc. (iii) North America Actual Temperature, July. 11 colours for temperature range, Isothermal lines etc. (iv) North America. Natural Vegetation. (v) North America. Commercial Development. Coloured to show industrial, mining, agricultural etc. land, symbols for petroleum, gold, coalfields, etc. Town symbols according to value of trade, products such as lumber, maize, sponges, etc. and exports from ports. Six items. The London Geographical Institute. n.d. 1940's.? £80.00

    425. Unstead (Prof. J.F) & Taylor (E.G.R) (Edited by) AFRICA. FIVE EDUCATIONAL WALL MAPS Phillips Series of Comparative Wall Atlases. Each wall map 44" x 33", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 15" x 12", brass eyelets at corners for hanging. Each map covers southern Europe to the Cape of Good Hope and Madagascar. Scale 150 miles = 1". As follows: (i) Temperature. Coloured to show relief. A few small tears in linen at folds. (ii) Climate. May 1 - Oct. 31. (iii) Climate. Nov. 1 - April 30. (iv) Economic. Coloured to show industrial, agricultural regions etc, symbols for gold, iron, diamonds, goats, ostriches etc. (v) Natural Vegetation. Coloured to show 10 types. 5 items. The London Geographical Institute. n.d. late 1940's.? £50.00

    426. Unstead (Prof. J.F) & Taylor (E.G.R) (Edited by) INDIA. SIX EDUCATIONAL WALL MAPS Phillips Series of Comparative Wall Atlases. Each wall map 44" x 33", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 15" x 12", brass eyelets at corners for hanging. Printed in bright colours. Scale 64 miles = 1". As follows: (i) Population and Language. (ii) Climate, Summer Conditions. (iii) Actual Temperature - January. (iv) Climate - Winter Conditions. (v) Relief of Land and Communications. (vi) Commercial Development. Six items. The London Geographical Institute. n.d. 1940's.? £50.00

    427. Westmoreland and Yorkshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CII.S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", mounted on linen, folding to 4to. Border all round. c1860. £16.00

    428. Wilder (Mitchell A.) THE ABBY ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER FOLK ART COLLECTION An Address by Mitchell A. Wilder... on the Occasion of the Opening... March 15, 1957. 7pp., 8vo, stiff paper wraps with gilt lettering and decoration, two photographs and one woodcut illustration. Staples rusty, causing rust marks on paper near staples throughout. 1957. £6.00
      The Museum is in Williamsburg, U.S.A.


    429. Windsor, Berkshire and Buckingshire THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet Nos. Berkshire XL.5, Berkshire Sheet XXXII.9/Buckinghamshire LVI.9, and Berkshire XXXII.13. Size 25" x 35". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Edition of 1912, and Revision of 1932. £28.00
      Covers part of Windsor Great Park, Prince Consort's Workshops, Holley Grove; Clewer, Windsor as far East as Victoria Barracks, and Clewer South Ward, Spital, King Edward VII Hospital.



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