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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 104

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

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  1. Bryant (A) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF BEDFORD from Actual Survey by A. Bryant, in the Years 1825 and 1826, Respectfully Dedicated to Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County. Published by A. Bryant, 27 Great Ormond St., London. Engraved map, fully hand-coloured, on four sheets, scale one and a half inches to a mile. Size 55" x 36", plus small margins. Compass rose, large calligraphic title, 'Explanation' bottom left, list of Ecclesiastical Divisions top right. Some loss of paper down 24" of left margin at top, affecting the border only, small semi-circular chips in the paper along the extreme top and bottom edges where the map appears to have been once attached with pins to stretchers, small piece missing from top margin, a tear in paper and linen over about 2" at top of map, not affecting any printing. Lacks binding tape from sides, paper at extreme edges chipped in places. Sept. 21st, 1826. £450.00

  2. Potton LAND SALE To be Sold by Auction in Seven Lots, by Thomas Hagger, at the Rose and Crown Inn, the 10th day of December, 1814, All Those Several Pieces of Garden Ground, called Byard's Green... 3pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. 1814. £45.00
    Lists the Lots with acreage and requirements as to fences. Purchase prices and buyers have been added neatly in MS.

  3. Reynolds (M) MAP OF THE TOWN OF BEDFORD From Actual Survey in the year 1841. To The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Bedford This Map is by Permission Respectfully Dedicated by their much obliged most Obedient Servant M. Reynolds, Surveyor, Bedford. Lithographed map backed with linen, mounted on mahogany roller with turned finials, and mahogany stretcher with small brass rings for hanging at the top. The map has been varnished. Size 28" x 23", scale 1" = 200 feet, piano key border with coats of arms in the roundels at the corners of borders, decorative compass rose. Covers the Bedford Workhouse top right, and Russell Street, in the North, Ampthill Street in the South. Buildings shown, with garden plot, large gardens, parks etc. with layout of trees, hedges shown on surrounding fields, orchards, nursery plots, etc indicated. Streets and main buildings (churches, chapels, Gaol, Gas Works, Schools etc.) named. Some minor chipping of paper at some places at extreme edges, outside border. Lacks edging tape which once bound right and left edges. 1841. £240.00

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  4. Anon. BERKSHIRE LADY In Four Parts. Ballad in 45 verses, printed in three columns with large heading, very decorative border with swags, etc., and woodcut head and shoulders portrait of a lady. Size 14" x 9". Trimmed to within half an inch of the border, no imprint. c1830. £48.00
    Tells the story of a rich lady of Reading who challenged the man she had fallen in love with to marry her or fight her in a duel 'You shall find I do not vapour/For I have a trusty rapier...'

  5. Bradfield PARTICULARS of the Exceptionally Attractive Residential Property known as Mead House, Bradfield, A Country House of Exceptional Character... walled kitchen gardens, a capital cottage, Potash Farm.. for Sale by Auction... 15th July, 1930. 12pp., 4to, folding plan, stiff wraps, photo on front wrap, lacks one of the two tipped-in photographs. Foxing at bottom of front wrap. 1930. £8.00

  6. Eton College AN ACT for effecting an Exchange between Her Majesty and the Provost and College of Eton. Pages numbered 8pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1842. £12.00

  7. Reading to Puntfield Road AN ACT for Enlarging the Term granted by an Act.... for Repairing the Highways between the Bear Inn in Reading, and Puntfield in the County of Berks.... Cover leaf + 12pp, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1728. £10.00

  8. Sandhurst RELEASE of a messuage known as Aylwards in Sandhurst, together with numerous other named lands and properties in Sandhurst, Francis White of Basingstoke to Richard Linbrey of New Inn, Middlesex. Vellum, size 27" x 33". Good armorial wax seal. Vellum very creased, small tear. 1743. £25.00
    Includes moor called Halls Grove, lands known as Street Moor, newly-erected dwelling house on The Breach, Owls Moor, Jennings Moor, etc.

  9. Windsor PARTICULARS of the Excellent Residential Property known as Oakley Green Farm, Nr. Windsor, Attractive Black and White Period Residence... five-roomed Bungalow, Five Cottages, Building land... in all about 15 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 20th October, 1938. 11pp., 4to, stiff wraps, folding plan, 2 tipped-in photographs. Front wrap stained, with surface of paper torn across title with loss of some letters in title. 1938. £15.00

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  10. Ashmead (Geo. C) PLAN OF BRISTOL & ITS SUBURBS, Reduced from the Original Survey of the late J. Plumley With additions by Geo. C. Ashmead. Fine engraved plan, with a vignette view of The Avon with Clifton and the Hot Wells in the top right hand corner, coat of arms bottom right, calligraphic title top left. Reference Tables to Churches and Chapels, Almshouses, principal Inns, and Public Buildings. Overall size of map approx. 24" x 31". Scale approx. 1" to 1 furlong. Small area of restoration along a tear from right hand edge, there has been slight wear at this tear along about 3" from the edge, and it has been subsequently restored. Published by G.C. Ashmead, 19 Small Street, Bristol: June 1st, 1846. £350.00
    Shows buildings, gardens and nurseries, roads and footpaths (main streets named), parkland, high ground, city boundary. Extends from Nightingale Valley on the Somerset side of the Avon to Blackbirds Gate beyond Baptist Mills. Ashmead issued his first plan of Bristol in 1828. This was largely based on the work of Joseph Plumley who died after only issuing the prospectus for his map. This first Ashmead map measured 75" x 58" with a scale of 200 feet = 1 inch. Ashmead went on to issue smaller, reduced scale, plans of Bristol in 1833, 1846, 1855, 1871 and 1882.
    Not in Mathews's Bristol Bibliography.

  11. Bristol Art Gallery CATALOGUE of the Permanent Collection of Pictures, Plans, Maps etc. in the Bristol Room. 39pp., 8vo, illustrated wraps. 1906. £5.00

  12. Cannington & Cannington Kerbey families FAMILY PEDIGREES and genealogical notes. Some typewritten, some ms. Loose in rough paper folder. 1920's. £20.00
    Traces the family back to mid 18th century.

  13. Carriages, shipping AN ACT for Removing and preventing Encroachments.... Annoyances... within the City of Bristol... and for licensing and better regulating Hackney Coaches, Chairs... and for better regulating the Shipping and Trade.... 39pp., 4to, separately paginated, with docket title. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1788. £16.00


  14. Cifton and Stoke Bishop THREE AUCTION CATALOGUES for sale of contents. Comprises:- 111 Pembroke Road. Estate of William Fripp. The Collection of Bristol China and Glass, Silver, etc. 1956. 80pp.; Auburn House, Clifton Down. Estate of Ellison Fuller Eberle. 1968. Including Georgian Silver, Bristol Delft, paintings by Muller, Jackson etc. 46pp. 3 photographic plates; 39 Downleaze. Bristol China and Glass, etc. 1962. 30pp. With prices. 3 items. Original wraps. 1956-68. £20.00

  15. Clifton ABSTRACT OF TITLE S. Morley Esq. and others the Trustees of the London & Provincial Buildings and Investment Society to a Messuage or Dwelling house situate at 1 Victoria Place in the Parish of Clifton. 14p, large folio, folded. 1852. £22.00
    The transaction of 1848 for 10 building plots in Clifton involved John Culley Ashmead, Land Surveyor.

  16. Hulley (T), Sketched by NEW PUMP ROOM, BRISTOL HOTWELLS Drawn on Stone by H. Jones, R.I.A. Lithograph, size 7" x 10", plus margins. View shows the pump room from a near a building on the opposite side of the river. Shows Windsor terrace in the distance, and a few other buildings on the hill, boats on river. Some feint greyish marks at corners in margins, one small light spot in sky area. Edges of paper slightly trimmed. Bristol. Pubd. by T. Bedford, High Street. c1830. £38.00

  17. Reed (Walter), Printer THE WESTERN DAILY PRESS August 11th, 1902. Broadsheet newspaper, 10pp., size 27" x 25". Folds. Coronation of Edward VII edition. Numerous detailed reports, line drawings. 1902. £12.00

  18. Royal Edward Dock SOUVENIR OF THE ROYAL VISIT TO BRISTOL AND BADMINTON of Their Majesties the King and Queen on the Occasion of the Opening of the Royal Edward Dock, Thursday July 9, 1908. Souvenir on crepe paper, size 14" square, portraits of the King and Queen, with details of route, ceremony etc., coloured border of flags and flowers. Folded, small piece torn from top left margin, very slightly affecting border, some foxing spots in bottom third of paper. Printed and Published by Mrs. Burgess, London. 1908. £14.00

  19. Saint Philip and Jacob and Temple Railway AN ACT for the Construction by the Midland Railway Company of a new Railway in the City of Bristol. 12pp. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1863. £12.00
    The railway was from the parish of Saint Philip and Jacob and terminated in the parish of Temple.

  20. Scholastic Trading Co. STONE'S BUREAU CABINETS and Universal Portfolios. Illustrated price list, 16pp, printed in red, rusty staple. c1900. £10.00

  21. Thatcher sold by QUEEN'S CABINET VIEWS OF BRISTOL AND CLIFTON Size 6" x 4", 24 photolitho views on a folding strip, two per page, views taken from engravings, decorative gilt boards, faded, spotty. Light crease down one page. c1890. £12.00
    Includes Park Street, Clifton Down Hotel, Bristol From Brandon Hill.

  22. Trenchard Street WILL of William Baker of Trenchard Street, Plasterer. 1835. 3p. folio, folded, fastened at top corner with tape. Later copy on paper watermarked 1842. £18.00
    Leaves his house and workshop in Trenchard street to his friends Walter Hughes, of College Green, Cabinet Maker, Charles Fox of Cannon Street, Last Maker and William Hain of the White Ladies in the County of Gloucester, Lime Burner. Also refers to houses in Langton Street Bedminster and Dighton Street.

  23. Warren (Robert Hall) BRAUN'S MAP OF BRISTOL Commonly called Hoefnagle's. Pamphlet reprinted from the Proceedings of the Clifton Antiquarian Club. 15pp., 8vo. Wraps faded and slightly worn. 1900. £6.00

  24. William George's & Sons OLD AND CURIOUS Catalogue of Old and Curious Literature. Book catalogue, 36pp., 8vo, original wraps. 1897. £6.00

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  25. Cambridge Roads AN ACT to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act.... intituled "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the present Turnpike Road at Haverhill to Redcross, in the Parish of Shelford...." Cover leaf + 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1773. £10.00

  26. Chatteris Ferry, Wisbech, Tid Gote and Downham Bridge TURNPIKE Notice is hereby given, That the General Annual Meeting of the Trustees will be held at the Griffin Inn... composition will be paid... for four shares or securities... to such Creditors on the Tolls of the said Turnpike Road... Poster, size 15" x 10", folds, brownish off-setting. Leach, Printer and Stationer, Wisbech. 28th January, 1856. £28.00

  27. Trinity College, Cambridge TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of a sitting room in College. Albumen prints each size 9" x 11", one print with light crease across corner. Messrs. Stearn, Cambridge. c1890. £25.00
    The room is presumably in Trinity, from the badge on the caps and team photographs displayed. Shows furred gown hanging on Japanese screen, cabinet of leather-bound books, tiger skin rug, pipe rack etc.

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  28. Chitterne Saint Mary AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Manor and Parish of Chitterne Saint Mary and Chitterne All Saints.... 11pp. 1810. £15.00

  29. Lymm PARTICULARS OF FREEHOLD FARMS AND LANDS, In Lymm.... to be sold by Auction... at Manchester, 25th day of July, 1838. Small folio, 3pp, docket title, folds. Swinnerton, Printer, Knutsford. 1838. £24.00
    Comprises Little Heatley and Great Heatley Farms, 10 fields. Gives details of acreages etc. in the three lots.

  30. Sandbach PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Land, House, Smith & Buildings at Arclid, near Sandbach..... to be Sold by Auction.... 26th day of October, 1887. 2pp., folio, plus docket title, 1p. hand-coloured plan, 2p. Conditions of Sale on blue paper sewn in at rear. Attractively printed in blue. 1887. £35.00

  31. Swire (W) and Hutchings (W.F) A MAP OF THE COUNTY PALATINE OF CHESHIRE Divided into Hundreds and Parishes, From an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1828 and 1829 by W. Swire and W.F. Hutchings, London. Engraved by J. Dower, Cumming Place, Pentonville, London. Engraved map, fully hand-coloured, size 38" x 52", dissected and mounted on linen, edges bound with green silk tape (missing from edge of one section). Scale three quarters of an inch to 1 mile. Large title, large vignette view of Chester Cathedral bottom right, Explanation bottom left, compass rose. Some brownish off-setting in area of title, a few foxing spots in Irish Sea area top left. Map folding to size 10" x 6", inserted in rubbed calf slipcase in the form of a book, calf chipped and worn, pieces of calf missing from spine, leather label with title chipped at edge. Major part of the surface of the marbled paper has been torn away on one of the endpapers. Published by Henry Teesdale & Co., 302 High Holborn, July 1st 1830. £700.00

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  32. Carminowe COUNTERPART LEASE of a tenement of 10 acres of land and a grist mill, Mary Lady Arundell to John Arundell. Vellum, size 16" x 24", wax seal. Vellum spotty. 1757. £16.00
    Rent was 20s and a capon, heriot a best beast.

  33. Cary (C & G) MAP Covering Forrabury, Mawgan Point, Helland. Scale half an inch to one mile, size 19" x 25", plus margins, outline colouring, coloured border to map and inset map, scale bar. With inset of Scilly Isles and Land's End, size 11" x 17". Some edge tears and light browning due to damp. July 1st, 1820. £28.00
    Sheet no. 8, which formed part of a map of the whole of England.

  34. Central Cornwall Railway A BILL For authorising the Central Cornwall Railway Company to run over divers Railways, and for authorising Arrangements between them and other Railway Companies... Stitched as issued. 9pp. 1866. £16.00

  35. Checkhouse Common RECEIPT signed by Henry Paynter affirming he has received four pounds from John Hill for the annuity in consideration of his house and garden and also '1/16th share of Checkhouse(?) Common... and from the sale of Five Tons of Copper Oar to be raised in the said Common... to pay Five pounds yearly instead of four pounds'. 1p, folio. signed and witnessed, blank conjoint leaf. 1757. £14.00

  36. Cornwall Railway CERTIFICATE OF £50 SHARE Made out to John Nuttall of Pimlico. Printed on green paper, size 7" x 9". Decorative heading. Signed by Secretary. Good impressed seal diameter 2", showing shield with besants, mining tools, Prince of Wales feathers. Three small stab holes top left, in blank area. 1846. £65.00
    The seal has the lettering 'Incorporated 1847'.

  37. Courtenay family AN ACT for making and granting Leases of Lands, Tenements, and Mines in the County of Cornwall, comprised in the Marriage-Settlement and Will of Kellond Courtenay, deceased, during the Minority of his Issue. 11pp, separately paginated, title in large print, decorative head-piece. Disbound, sm. folio, folded with docket title. Act of Parliament. 1750. £28.00
    Refers to the granting of leases on mines '... whereas some Mines of Lead, and other Minerals, have lately been discoverd in Part of the Premises in the County of Cornwall... comprised in the Settlement...'.

  38. Duchy AN ACT for Enabling His Majesty to Make Leases and Copies of Offices, Land and Hereditaments, Parcel of his Dutchy of Cornwall.... and for Confirmation of Leases.. 9pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. plus cover leaf. Attractive initial letter with floral decoration. 1701. £22.00

  39. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to revive and continue an Act.... to enable His Majesty to make Leases, Copies, and Grants of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments Parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall or annexed to the same; and to make Provision for rendering to Parliament annual Accounts of the Receipts and Disbursement of the Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster. Pages numbered 817-818, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Arthur Spottiswoode, 1838. £8.00

  40. Feock to Flushing Road AN ACT for making and maintaining a Public Road from or near Killiganoon Corner, in the Parish of Feock.... to the Village of Flushing, in the Parish of Mylor.... 40pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Last page loose. 1815. £22.00

  41. Forrabury APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Forrabury in the County of Cornwall. 6pp., size 19" x 12", printed in columns for Landowner, Occupier, Premises, Cultivation, Rent Charge. Plain wraps, top wrap dusty and partly torn. Tenements include Paradise, Culver House, Penally, Well Town. Liddell & Sons, Printers. Bodmin. 1839. £45.00


  42. Great Western Railway ST. IVES BRANCH (CORNWALL RY.) SURVEY General Manager's Copy. Hand-coloured lithographed plan of the line, from St. Ives Station to St. Erth Station. Lithographed by Thos. Kell & Son. Scale 1" = 2 chains. Printed list of leases with leaseholder and term of lease, small compass roses throughout. Overall size 12" x 180", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into morocco endpapers with gilt title as above, size 12" x 9", inserted in morocco slipcase with gilt title, spine slightly rubbed. There are numerous neat notes as to sale of land, deeds, etc., some in red ink, some in pencil and some in blue ink, some made late 20th century. Surveyed 1906. £220.00
    With a printed label inside saying the plan is to be kept by the Heads of Departments for their own use only and was not to be reproduced.

  43. Great Wheal Fortune Mining Co. PEREMPTORY ORDER to Cornish & Borlase, made in the Stannary Court, in the Matter of the Companies' Act and of the Great Wheal Fortune Mining Company, for payment of Arrears of Calls. 2p., folio, printed on blue paper, plus docket title. Two schedules on second page, one listing approx. 50 Contributories. Concerns the will of James Angove. 1871. £24.00

  44. Helston INFORMATION AGAINST AND CONVICTION of Thomas Hancock for using a false Balance. 2pp., small folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Signed by the Surveyor of Weights and Balances and to J.P.'s. 1805. £10.00
    Hancock was fined twenty shillings and three shillings costs.

  45. Helston REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF HELSTONE; With a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 2pp. with a folding lithographed plan by R.K. Dawson, size 14" x 18", coloured in outline, Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £22.00

  46. Helston, Lizard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 359. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 14" x 19", plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo, cloth endpapers. Cloth at fold between two sections torn (4" tear). Boundaries revised to 1898. £12.00

  47. Kenwyn COUNTERPART LEASE of a piece of ground on the northern side of Richmond Hill, with three houses erected thereon, William Clyma and John Waters to Mrs Barret and Mr. Argall. Vellum, 25" x 29", coloured sketch plan in text, size 9" x 7". Small wax seals. 1861. £16.00

  48. Lanhydrock APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Lanhydrock, in the County of Cornwall. 6pp., folio, thin card wraps, cloth spine. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge. 1839. £45.00

  49. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF LISKEARD 2pp., with folding lithographed map, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £20.00

  50. Newlyn Estates AN ACT for authorizing Leases and Setts to be granted of and in an Estate in the Parish of Newlyn in the County of Cornwall, devised by the Will of John Oxnam deceased to John Oxnam for his Life... 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1843. £14.00
    Mentions a tenement called 'Warren's Tenement' in Newlyn.

  51. North Cornwall Railway Company A BILL for incorporating the North Cornwall Railway Company and authorising them to make and maintain the North Cornwall Railway... 28pp. stitched as issued, folded with docket title. 1882. £16.00

  52. Rae (Oliver M) FOUR POSTCARDS of Polperro. Original etched views on good quality card with uncut edges, good plate marks, each with tissue guard. Views are: The Jew's House, Couch's House, The Harbour (2). Titled and signed in plate. c1930? £10.00

  53. St. Enoder ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE of a cottage and a plot of land on the south side of the Turnpike Road from Truro to St. Columb, John Rogers of Newlyn, Husbandman, to Thomas Osborn. Large vellum sheet, signed by Rogers with his mark, wax seal. Some light browning in parts. 1801. £14.00

  54. St. Enoder COUNTERPART LEASE of eight Acres of Fat Work Common in St. Enoder, William Rashleigh of Menabilly to Banjamin Brokenshire. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. Ink slightly faded. 1825. £14.00

  55. St. Enoder DEMISE of a moiety of Nankervis in St. Enoder for 21 years, William Rashleigh to Francis Symonds. on paper size 21" x 29", signed by Rashleigh with wax seal. Three small splits in paper at central fold. 1825. £16.00

  56. St. Ives PLAN OF THE PARISH OF ST IVES in the County of Cornwall 1841. Scale 1" = 3 chains. Manuscript map, on thick paper backed with linen, in ink and some colour, in two sections, the western section size 47" x 31", the eastern section 47" x 37". Coast shaded in brown and blue, with beaches in buff, buildings in red. Shows each field etc., numbered. Copy of the declaration by the Commissioners that this is the map used in the Apportionment of the Rent Charge in lieu of Tithes at the bottom next to title. Some loss of surface at centre of map where the map was presumably cut at some point - there are two strips approx. ten inches long and slightly less than half an inch wide where the paper is missing. Some old sellotape marks in places at edge in centre, some creasing and chipping at edges of map, and some tears, in paper only, below title. 1841. £140.00

  57. St. Minver AN ACCOUNT OF RENTS DUE to William Sandys Sandys Esq. at Michaelmas 1836. Two double-page spreads, small folio, lists 49 tenements with columns for Tenants, Terms and Lives, Rent, Arrears, Received. 1836. £16.00
    Includes House at Trevangar, Cant, tenement in Henson, Hoggets, Bullers and Moyles tenements, etc.

  58. Trewannion Estate, Lesnewth PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 403 Acres, for Sale by Auction... 5th April, 1949. 9pp., sm. folio. Lacks plan. 1949. £15.00
    'For generations this Estate has been known to be one of the best stock raising properties in North Cornwall...' Includes Churchtown Farm, Trewannion Farm.

  59. West Cornwall FIVE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 1" to 1 mile. Comprises:- Sheet XXIX. Bude Bay. Most of the map is sea area; Sheet XXXI. Fowey, Truro, Redruth; XXXII Lizard Head. Most of map is sea area; Sheet XXXIII. Land's End, Porthleven; Sheet XXX. Holywell Bay, Camelford, Lostwithiel. Each map approx. 24" x 36", apart from the Penzance sheet which is 25" x 23". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into uniform green cloth endpapers. Docket with sheet number at top of map. Inserted in a slipcase in the form of a book, half calf, marbled sides, raised bands and title 'Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. Cornwall'). J. Whatman Turkey Mill Watermarks. 1857/8. £240.00
    Bright clean copies.

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  60. Brampton TO BE SOLD by Public Auction At the House of Mr. Thomas Bell, The Howard's Arms Inn, in Brampton.... 25th of May, 1802.... All those valuable Tithe-Free Estates called by the respective Names of Kiln-Hill, Harrows, and the Close.... consisting of three Dwelling Houses.... 105 Acres.... a right upon a valuable and extensive adjoining Common...... Handbill, size 12" x 7", traces of folds. Carlisle: Printed at B. Scott's Office, 1802. £40.00

  61. Brisco PARTICULARS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate known as Brisco Hill, comprising Mansion House, Garden & Pleasure Grounds.... to be Sold by Public Auction.... 28th September 1887.... 3pp., folio, folded, large attractive hand-coloured folding plan. 1887. £28.00

  62. Penrith MARY BELL'S ASIGNMENT Whereas Mary Bell, of Penrith, Milliner & Straw Bonnet Maker, hath by an indenture... assigned all her Personal Estate to the said John Pattinson and Joseph Birkett... In Trust for the benefit of... her Creditors... Poster, size 11" x 9", heading in large letters., informing creditors of the indenture held at Brunskill's, Solicitors. B.T. Sweeten, Printer, Penrith. 1859. £24.00

  63. Penrith PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Premises at Netherend, which will be sold by Auction.... the 7th day of June, 1855.... 2pp., folio, plus docket title. 1855. £15.00

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  64. Barrow upon Trent AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Common and Open Fields, Meadows... within the Manor and Hamlet of Barrow upon Trent... 31pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1787. £24.00

  65. Chapel en le Frith ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 99. Colour printed map, linen-backed, folding into white linen endpapers, small 8vo. 1903. £9.00

  66. Derby AN ACT for paving, cleansing, lighting and otherwise improving, the Streets, Lanes, and other publick Passages within the Borough of Derby and for selling a certain Piece of Waste Ground called Nun's Green.... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. plus cover sheet. 1792. £16.00

  67. Stavely WATERCOLOUR titled in bottom margin, 'Stavely Church, Derbyshire. S.' Competent watercolour in grey tones and pen and ink, size 4" x 6", ruled border, margins trimmed. Small edge tear. c1820. £14.00

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  68. Ashburton MANUSCRIPT AUCTION TERMS for sale of properties in Torquay. Comprises 8 houses in Warborough Vale, Ellacombe. 4 pages, folio, completed memorandum signed over stamp. Folded. 1878. £8.00

  69. Aylesbeare PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Two Highly Desirable Valuable Freehold Farms, viz. 'Rill Farm' and 'Homer Dairy'.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Hussey & Son.... Friday June 17th, 1921.... 12pp., sm. folio, wraps, coloured folding plan. 1921. £18.00
    Part of Lord Clinton's Estate.

  70. Aylscott (Alverdiscott) FINE Verified copy, on paper, size 8" x 12", in Latin, for £100, George Hooper, plaintiff, Peter Hooper and Frances his wife, defendants. Concerns one messuage 25 acres of land 4 acres meadow, 20 acres pasture etc. in Easter Aylscott, Wester Aylscott, Westdowne and Westdowne Wood. With signature of John(?) Lee attesting it as a true copy. 1693 (copied 1699). £18.00

  71. Barnstaple ABSTRACTS from Philip Wyot's Book of Barnestaple. Manuscript, 68p., written on rectos only in a neat hand, in 4to notebook, marbled boards, calf spine, piece of calf missing at top and borrom of spine, spine and corners rubbed. On two blank leaves at the back someone has pasted two pages from Sir Stanley Wyatt's 'Cheneys and Wyatts', and noted title in a different hand from that of the manuscript. c1890. £40.00

  72. Barnstaple Boundaries REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF BARNSTAPLE, 2pp, with a lithographed folding Plan, hand-coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

  73. Barnstaple NOTE signed 'Yrs. W.F. Rock' to an unknown correspondent. 8vo letter sheet, no date or salutation, with a wood engraving of a man wearing a suit and hat in a wheel-chair pasted on. Beneath the engraving are four lines 'I have just cut this out of an advertising sheet. Do you know any body whom it resembles?' Stuck to thick paper. c1860? £16.00
    W.F. Rock was a native of Barnstaple who lived in London but sent money to the town for good causes.

  74. Barnstaple POSTER 'To Be Let By Tender.... about 29 Acres of Rich Old Pasture Land As particularized below, being part of "Gorwell Estate," in the Parish of Barnstaple.... ' Size approx. 17" x 11", folded. 1884. £18.00
    The occupier was John Mogridge.

  75. Bicton LETTER signed Louisa Rolle to Thomas Stevens at Cross, Great Torrington. 1p., 4to, single sheet, address panel with Exeter postmark on verso. Dated Bicton Friday 13th Jany. (no year but 183? on postmark). Rough edge down left side, where presumably blank conjoint leaf torn off. 183-. £9.00
    Says she is very happy with Lord Rolle's recovered health. Says the Torringtonians are wicked and ungrateful 'they will... never have again such a benefactor as Lord Rolle...'

  76. Bonner (T), drawn and engraved by HONITON CHURCH. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 8cm x 13cm, plus margins. R. Polwhele, 1795. £12.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  77. Bonner (T), drawn and engraved by MAMHEAD The Seat of the Right Honble. Earl Lisburne. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30.5cm, plus margins, some foxing, mainly affecting margins. R. Polwhele, 1795. £24.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  78. Bonner (T), drawn and engraved by POWDERHAM CASTLE. East View. The Seat of the Hon Viscount Courtenay. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing mainly to margins. R. Polwhele, 1806. £24.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  79. Bonner (T), drawn and engraved by POWDERHAM CASTLE. S.E. View. The Seat of the Hon Viscount Courtenay. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing mainly to margins. R. Polwhele, 1805. £24.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  80. Bonner (T), drawn and engraved by TAWSTOCK HOUSE. To Sir Bourchier Wrey This Plate is inscribed. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing mainly to margins. R. Polwhele, 1794. £20.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  81. Broadclist Inclosure AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parish of Broadclist.... 32pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1829. £18.00

  82. Buckerell, Awliscombe and Honiton PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Dwellinghouses, Shop, Cottages.... Lands.... for Sale by Public Auction.... 9th day of March, 1932. 10pp., sm. folio, wraps. 1932. £14.00

  83. Buckland Brewer LETTER to Mrs Guille from Mark Rolle asking her to pay the £30 she promised for the restoration fund for Buckland Brewer Church. Says they have succeeded in raising £900 out of the £1250 required. Refers to the Cape (presumably she had a son in the Boer War). 2p., 8vo. 1879. £8.00

  84. Chagford and Exeter Railway AN ACT for authorizing the construction of Railways to connect the Teign Valley Railway and the town of Chagford with Exeter..... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1883. £16.00

  85. Chestwood, Bishops Tawton ABSTRACT OF TITLE of The Duke of Bedford and Trustees to fee farm rent charged on Chestwood. 2p folio, in MS, detailing indenture of 1752, together with printed Abstract of Title of the Trustees of the Will of Francis Seventh Duke of Bedford Deceased to Freehold Premises. 8pp, folio, in manuscript, setting out the terms of his will of 1861. c1880. £14.00

  86. Coryton DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of messuage at Coryton known at Foord Fenton, with gardens, orchards etc., Thomas Sherwill of Stonehouse to Thomas Stert of Maristow. Vellum, 10" x 15", some greyish damp spotting, mainly on verso. Good decorative calligraphic initial letter, lacks wax seal from tag. 1655. £30.00
    Names previous owners.

  87. Dartmouth REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF DARTMOUTH with a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 3pp, with a folding lithographed Plan of Town, coloured in outline, by R.K. Dawson, scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting of plan. 1832. £18.00

  88. De la Pole (Lady), artist, T. Bonner, engraver SHUTE HOUSE. N.E. View. To Sir John William De la Pole Bart this Plate is Inscribed. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing mainly to margins. R. Polwhele, 1794. £20.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  89. Devon and Somerset Stores, Published by SOUVENIR OF EXETER and Neighbourhood Containing Views of the Principal Places of Interest. 24 pages of views, some two to a page. Oblong 8vo album, red boards with gilt title. Staples rusty and so boards have become loose from contents. c1902. £10.00
    Includes 'The Cornishman' at St. David's Station, 'S.S. Duchess of Devonshire' paddle steamer, Devon and Somerset Stores opposite Bedford Circus.

  90. Devon County Council TOTNES and Dartington Outline Plan. 16pp., oblong small folio. Folding plan, illusts. Wraps. January 1972. £7.00

  91. Dibdin (T.C) and Vivian (Edward) TORBAY, FROM TOR ABBEY SANDS. 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. £40.00
    A view across the bay towards terrace of houses in distance, with ships in the middle ground, and women standing by a fence in the foreground.

  92. East Stonehouse Barracks AN ACT to enable the Admiralty to acquire Property for the Enlargement of the Royal Marine Barracks in the Parish of East Stonehouse in the County of Devon. 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1861. £12.00

  93. Elliot Thomas (W) TORQUAY BY THE SEA An illustrated Souvenir, by W. Elliot Thomas M.J.I. 32 plates, a few with two or three views on one plate. Maroon boards with gilt title, size 8" x 11", slightly rubbed down spine, back board partly faded. Inside joint broken at point after a few leaves, but stitching sound. Descriptive text opposite each view. c1900. £20.00

  94. Exeter and Heavitree PARTICULARS OF SALE of Seven Business and Residential Properties viz:- No 1 Manston Road, Polsloe Park Estate, Heavitree; Amherst Villa, North Avenue, Heavitree; Belgrave Villa, South Avenue, Heavitree; No 1, Grendon Villas, Polsloe Road, Exeter; No 27, Fore Street, Heavitree; Manor House, Fore Street, Heavitree.... To Be Sold By Auction.... Wednesday, March 23rd, 1910. Folio, folded, 3pp. 1910. £14.00

  95. Exeter Canal AN ACT for altering, extending, and improving the Exeter Canal. 50pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1829. £35.00
    Includes a 7pp. Schedule of Tolls.

  96. Exeter Shire Hall AN ACT for taking down the Shire Hall of the County of Devon, and for building a new Shire Hall in a more commodious Manner. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1773. £18.00

  97. Exmouth & Budleigh Salterton Water AN ACT for better supplying with Water Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, and the adjoining Districts within the Parishes of Littleham and Exmouth, Withycombe Raleigh, and East Budleigh.... 8pp, disbound, small folio. Act of Parliament. 1864. £12.00

  98. Exmouth CATALOGUE of the Interior and Exterior Fixtures and Fittings in and about the Mansion 'Marley' Which will be Sold for Demolition by Auction... 3rd... June, 1930... 54pp., 4to., photograph of the mansion pasted to front wrap. Traces of vertical crease. 1930. £20.00
    The stone stairway in the garden, the balustrading, the stone pediments, the beams, bricks, etc., and the site itself were sold as separate lots.

  99. Frithelstock POSTER advertising letting of Knaworthy Farm, 1894. Size 29" x 20", folds. 1894. £16.00

  100. Frithelstock TWO MANUSCRIPT PLANS one showing 'Ashbury' and the other 'Southcott. Both on waxed cotton in ink and outline colour. Size approx. 20" x 22", folded. Shows buildings, field outlines with acreage. c1900. £12.00
    Scale 1/2500.

  101. Garvey (S), painter, T. Bonner, engraver KITLEY. The Seat of John Pollexfen Bastard, Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, few minor marks to margins. R. Polwhele, 1790. £24.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  102. Great Torrington MORTGAGE by John Palmer to William Langdon, Maltster, of a toft and garden plot on the west side of Castle Street and premises in Mill Street. On paper, 4 small splits at folds. Wax seal... together with... MORTGAGE by James Flaxman to John Madden and Thomas Bolton of a house in South Street and a close called Hatchet. 1728. On paper, size 14" x 12", small wax seal. Two items. 1750 and 1728. £16.00

  103. Halberton YEO FARM, HALBERTON Important Sale of about 23 Acres of Luxuriant Grass. Poster, size 17" x 11", fold, advertising the sale on the premises, April 19th, 1920. Lists 4 fields, with measurements etc. One fold. 1920. £12.00

  104. Heavitree, Exeter PLANS, PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF A VALUABLE BRICK-YARD With Buildings, Cottages and Premises, together with about 5 Acres, and the Goodwill of the Business. About 13 Acres of land adjoining including Valuable Building Sites, A 14-Roomed Villa Residence, known as "Melrose," and Three Dwelling-Houses. Re John Sampson, Deceased. To Be Sold By Auction by Herbert A. Fulford. At the Half Moon Hotel, Exeter, On Thursday, September 22nd, 1910. Folio, folded with docket title, very large coloured folding plan and 7pp. 1910. £40.00

  105. Hemiock PARTICULARS OF THE MANOR OF HEMIOCK, CASTLE FARM, AND OTHER LANDS, In Hemiock Aforesaid, Which Will Be Sold by Auction, By Messrs. Hussey & Son, at The Star Inn, In Hemiock, On Wednesday the 23rd June, 1869. Lot 1 comprises the Lordship and Hundred of Hemiock, with Castle Farm, and the other 5 Lots include lands at Coniger, Newlands, Fourways, with Schedules for each Lot. Folio, 5pp, folded. 1869. £24.00

  106. Iddesleigh (Earl of) LETTER dated Pyne Monday Dec. 11, to Mr. Piper. 1p., 8vo, mourning border. Asks if he can send a man at 2.30 the next day to cut his and his daughter Lady Rosalind Northcote's hair. Pasted to an album leaf. n.d. c1890? £10.00

  107. Ilfracombe & North Devon OPEN RIFLE MEETING to be Held at the Alexandra Hall, Mar. 4,5 & 6. Poster advertising the 12 events taking place over the three days, with prizes, section on Rules. Heading in very large letters. Overall size 34" x 22", folds. 1914. £28.00
    Includes Deliberate Firing Comp. Solano Target Comp., Team Rapid Firing Competition, etc.

  108. Kilmington AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Kilmington in the County of Devon. 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1842. £17.00

  109. Kingsbridge, Dartmouth, Modbury, Salcombe Road AN ACT for more effectually making, repairing, and maintaining certain Roads from Kingsbridge to Dartmouth, Modbury, Salcombe, and other Places.... 15pp. 1828. £14.00

  110. Langtree AUCTION POSTER for the sale at The Globe Hotel, of the Freehold Estate of 'Withecott' near Stibb Cross and five cottages in Great Torrington. Printed in very large type-face, size 35" x 22", folds. 1898. £20.00

  111. Little Torrington ABSTRACT of indentures relating to Westford, Wear Park, Holsworthy, Little Torrington, Muffery, Frithelstock etc. 3p., small folio, folded. Details leases etc. from 1687 - 1732. 26 indentures listed. 1746. £18.00

  112. Little Torrington LITTLE TORRINGTON XMAS LIST 1858. 8p., 4to, listing names in alphabetical order, and amount given. On last page lists Ringers, Singers, Milk boy, etc... together with similar list for 1854.... together with... Little Torrington Church General Account 1857-8. 1p., 4to. Lists money spent on Nave, Stevens Chapel, Chancel, totalling £1127.4.8p. A note says 'Debt paid off by Mrs Stevens £95.14.9d'. A few receipts for the work are loosely inserted. 1857-8. £16.00
    The painted windows in the Stevens chapel cost £38. The Christmas boxes were probably given by Mrs. Stevens.

  113. Little Torrington Manor LEASE of Lower Withecott in Langtree for 99 years, Christiana Maria Stevens of Cross, Little Torrington, to John Smale, yeoman, of Frithelstock. Vellum, size 19" x 24", signed by Smale with small wax seal. Memorandum on verso stating that Smale has the right to decide whether to rebuild the malthouse or not, should it fall down... together with.... Counterpart of Alexander Sadler's lease of Mowhay in Frithelstock from Christiana Maria Stevens, 1754, vellum spotty and ink rubbed. 2 items. 1760. £24.00
    Smale and Pedler were to do service at the courts of the Manor.

  114. Little Torrington SHEEP, CATTLE, ETC., To Be Sold by Mr. G. Copp, May 4th, 1903. 4p., 4to, stiff paper, vertical fold. Included 216 Devon Longwool Sheep, 46 Devon Cattle. Gives name, breeder, pedigree, of 16 cows and bulls. 1903. £12.00

  115. Little Torrington MORTGAGE of lands called East Groundsell, between John Robbins of Clovelly, Clerk, Thomas Dyer of Great Torrington and Mary his wife, and Christiana Maria Stevens of Cross, widow and Administratrix of Henry Stevens late of Smythacott. Vellum, size 26" x 34", 3 wax seals. 1752. £24.00

  116. Little Torrington SALE OF 75 ACRES OF PRIME GRASS for sale by auction at Bagbear Farm... the Property of Mr. F. Ward... May 3rd, 1893. Size 22" x 16", some slight offsetting of ink, and some wear in places at central fold... together with an accompanying letter from Mr Ward to a Mr Johns at Bideford, 1894, explaining how he can use it to prepare details of the next year's sale. 1893. £9.00

  117. Little Torrington DETAILS OF LEASES on North Hill, 1697-1803. 2p folio, folded with docket title on verso 'Mem. concerning North Hill'. 1803. £16.00
    Begins with the lease by William Gerry to Roger Vallet, where the property contained three decayed houses and seven acres of land.

  118. Lynmouth Harbour AN ACT to confirm certain Provisional orders made by the Board of Trade under the General Pier and Harbour Act, 1861 relating to Aldborough and Lynmouth. 32pp, disbound, top leaf dusty, Act of Parliament. 1872. £10.00

  119. Moore and Stevens families LEASE FOR A YEAR of all of the Manors, Lordships, lands and houses in the County of Devon of Henry Stevens Esq., Elizabeth Cooke and Christian Moore to Thomas Moore. Vellum, 18" x 23", two wax seals. 1812. £16.00

  120. Newman & Co., Pub. TWELVE VIEWS OF EXETER Vignette engravings, size approx. 3" x 4", except one view of the town which is almost full page. In album size 5" x 7", faded pink boards with black floral decoration and gilt title. c1850. £38.00
    Includes interior and exterior views of Cathedral, Imperial Hotel Exmouth, Northernhay.

  121. North Devon Railway and Dock Company AN ACT for the Amalgamation of divers Railway Companies with the London and South-western Railway Company, for authorizing that Company to make and maintain additional Lines of Railway.... 30pp. 1864. £16.00

  122. Payne (W), artist, T. Bonner, engraver FLEET HOUSE. The Seat of John Bulted, Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing mainly to margins, short tears to margins, one intruding slightly onto plate. R. Polwhele, 1796. £12.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  123. Payne (W), artist, T. Bonner, engraver WARLEGH HOUSE. The Seat of Walter Radcliffe Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved area 20cm x 30cm, plus margins, some foxing, mainly to margins. R. Polwhele, 1795. £20.00
    From Polwhele's History of Devonshire.

  124. Plymouth Election AN ACT to give further Time to John Macbride Esquire, and his Sureties, for entering into their Recognizances, in respect of his Petition presented to the House of Commons, complaining of an undue Election and Return for the Borough of Plymouth.... 2pp, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1790. £12.00

  125. Plymouth IMPROVED PATENT OIL CABINETS Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Association Ltd., Millbay Road, Plymouth. List No. 6. Brochure advertising Cabinets for Engine Rooms, 4pp., 4to, printed in red and black, with illustrations. A few damp spots at corners. July 1907. £12.00

  126. Plymouth Workhouse AN ACT to amend and render more effectual Two Acts.... for erecting a Workhouse in the Town and Borough of Plymouth.... and for setting the Poor on Work and maintaining them there... and for applying for the Relief of the Poor in the said Workhouse, certain Surplus Monies which have formerly arisen... and for granting further Power to the Guardians of the Poor of the Town of Plymouth... 12pp., small folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1786. £17.00

  127. Plymouth, Devonport and District Tramways AN ACT for making tramways in the county of Devon to be called "The Plymouth Devonport and District Tramways" 35pp, sewing loose, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1882. £16.00

  128. Plympton Waterworks AN ACT to dissolve and re-incorporate the Plympton and District Waterworks Company (limited).... 19pp, disbound, margins of top leaf dusty, Act of Parliament. 1884. £9.00

  129. Rock & Co. VIEWS & SCENERY OF LYNTON & LYNMOUTH 16 vignette views, cloth boards, gilt title, size 5" x 7", front board faded, spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, 2 small ink blots in margin of first plate. Inscription on front pastedown. c1860. £60.00

  130. Rolle family WILL of Mary Rolle, daughter of Henry Rolle late of Stevenstone. 3p., small folio, folds, signed by Mary Rolle with a small armorial wax seal, and by six witnesses, including Henry Stevens (who has dated his signature 1637), and Elizabeth Rolle, who signed 'E.R'. 1657. £38.00
    The text spells her name 'Roll' whereas she signs 'Rolle'. Refers to £1500 left to her by her father, and held in trust for her. Also refers to her leases, 'particularly my lease of Moll Mill'.

  131. Rowe (G) Exeter, Publisher ENTRANCE TO THE VALLEY OF ROCKS, LINTON Lithograph, engraved surface 7" x 8". c1829. £15.00

  132. Seaton ABSTACT of Mr. Richard Down's Title to a Dwelling House Garden and Linhay in the Occupation of John Larcome, and a Dwelling House and Garden in the Occupation of William Dommett, and a close of land called Knowles... situate in Seaton... 5p., folio, folded, outer leaf with title torn and ragged. c1810. £18.00
    Details title from 1787 - 1806.

  133. Shapland (R) A VALUATION of the Revd. Mr. Karslake's right and interest in several parts of Whitefield in the Parish of Highbray. 5p, sm 4to, sewn in plain wraps. Lists names of fields, quality and quantity, value, valuation of timber, etc., in a neat hand. 1832. £38.00

  134. Shebbear MANUSCRIPT PLAN of Dipper Mill and Allacott. On waxed cotton, size 36" x 35", folded. In ink with water features coloured. Scale 1/2500. With 5 'Lots' shaded in outline colour, so probably prepared for an auction sale. Shows Allacott, Buddenpark Cottages, Dipper Mill. Adjoining owners named. Shows fields, buildings, woods, roads. The various fields are numbered, with a key saying 'Ordanance Numbers - Black Ink', 'Tithe Numbers - Red Ink'. c1890. £15.00

  135. Smallpox LETTER signed Wm. Strode, 'Nunam' January 8th 1669, to an unknown correspondent addressed as 'Sir'. 7 lines in a large clear hand on paper size 7" x 7", fine large signature. paper browned in parts where stuck to an old album leaf. Says he is instructed to inform 'you and the bench' that Nicholas Trelawny, his next neighbour, is sick of the small pox and not able to appear at the Midsummer Sessions, and desires 'hee may not be in contempt for not appearance'. Under this is pasted a small piece of paper 'for his much Honored Thomas Cary Esq. these prsent. in Exon. Devon'. And the name 'William Strode Esq.' written on the mount, in late 19th century hand. 1669. £38.00

  136. Sommers Gard (R), of Exeter LETTER dated Rougemont 10 Dec. 1860. 1p., 8vo, with mourning border, to a Mr. Nott, saying he is sending him an autograph of Lord Ingestre for his collection. Signed R. Sommers Gard. Pasted to stiff paper, 4to sheet. 1860. £14.00
    Sommers Gard was an M.P. who gave money for the building of the Royal Albert Museum.

  137. South Devon Railway Company AN ACT to confer further Powers on the South Devon Railway Company with reference to their own Undertaking and the Undertaking of the Buckfastleigh, Totnes, and South Devon Railway Company.... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1875. £10.00

  138. South Tawton LEASE of a tenement in the village of Ash, with fields called Little Park, Higher Hurramoore, Bartholomew Gidley to James Knapman. 1p., folio, signed with his mark by Knapman and by two witnesses. 1783. £16.00
    Gidley was to keep a horse on the premises when he 'wants one to Ride a Journey', and he was to have the 'Ash Tree now growing in the Garden'.

  139. Spreat (W) AWLISCOMBE CHURCH AND AYLESBEARE CHURCH Two views on one sheet. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. C. Hulmandel's Patent. Size of each view 4" x 6", plus margins. c1842. £18.00

  140. Spreat (W) BRADNINCH CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00
    With part of a house to the left and a man talking to a woman in the central foreground in front of the church wall.

  141. Spreat (W) DARTINGTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00

  142. Spreat (W) FILLEIGH CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, lower margin, slightly spotty. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00
    A view of the church with trees to side and rear.

  143. Spreat (W) IPPLEPEN CHURCH. Sketched and Drawn on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £22.00
    There is a man, a woman and a child on a path in the foreground with a man sitting on the kerb stones and anoher man behind him pointing to a grave stone.

  144. Spreat (W) SIDBURY CHURCH. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India Paper, large margins. C. Hulmandel's Patent. c1842. £22.00
    With a woman holding a basket in the left foreground walking towards the church.

  145. Spreat (W) WARKLEIGH CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface size approx. 5" x 7", with large margins. Printed by C. Hullmandel. c1842. £20.00

  146. Stoke Damerel AN ACT for building a New Chapel at Plymouth Dock, in the Parish of Stoke Damerel. 16p. plus cover leaf. Bound in recent boards, label on spine. 1797. £24.00

  147. Tavistock AN ACT for more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town of Tavistock and other Places.... 28pp. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1840. £12.00

  148. Torbryan GRASS AND SEEDS ON YEATE ESTATE In the Parish of Torbryan, To be Let, until Lady-Day next... for which purpose a Survey will be held.... Handbill, attractively printed in large letters, size 15" x 10", listing 19 lots with name of field, quality, acreage. Stentiford, Printer, Ashburton. 1851. £26.00

  149. Tormoham and Saint Mary Church Gas Lighting AN ACT to incorporate a Company for the Purpose of lighting with Gas the Parishes of Tormoham and Saint Mary Church.... 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1854. £11.00

  150. Upton Pine Estate AN ACT for extending the Powers of the Trustees under the Settlement on the Marriage of the Reverend James Jackson with Miss Eliza Houlton. 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1841. £12.00
    Concerns estates at Upton Pine.

  151. Upton Pyne FURTHER CHARGE for securing £726, Mrs Mary Strong to John Tincombe. Vellum, size 27" x 34", closely written, good wax seal with classical bust. 1785. £14.00
    Relates to Mary's fourth part share in a tenement called 'Old Beat' in Upton Pyne.

  152. Wheaton & Co., Booksellers & Stationers, Pub. EXETER 16 views by Frith. Album size 7" x 9", red boards with decorative gilt title, two views of Wheaton's shop inside front board, and details of their stock inside back board. c1905. £14.00
    Includes two views of High Street (one with Wheaton's shop in foreground), one of Fore Street, St. Mary Steps.

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  153. Biles (Bert), Weymouth ALBUM OF VIEWS OF WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND 10 pages of views, one in colour, album size 9" x 12", stiff printed wraps, plus 2 pages of descriptive text (printed in gold) and two coloured views pasted inside front and back wrap. Staples rusty. c1910. £18.00
    Includes fine double page panorama of Weymouth, view of workings at Quarry, Portland.

  154. Bournemouth FOUR AUCTION SALE PARTICULARS for properties in Talbot Woods. Properties are: 4 East Avenue, 1948. 7pp., 4to; 19 Huntly Road, 1954. 4pp., 8vo; 30 Elgin Road, 1955, 4pp., 4to; 74, East Avenue, 1949, 7pp., 4to. All with actual photograph pasted to front wrap. Four items. 1948-55. £16.00

  155. Bournemouth THREE SALE PARTICULARS of properties in Talbot Woods, comprising 'Amat', 4 East Avenue, 6pp, 4to; 'Chalumna' 7 Dunbar Road, 8pp., 4to, 'Pine Ridge', Glenferness Avenue, 9pp., 4to, 2 photos. in text, crease in front wrap. All three have a real photo on front wrap. 1936-1948. 3 items, 1936-55. £17.00

  156. Bryanston WILL of William Straight of Bryanston, Gent. 2p., small folio, conjoint leaf had been used as address panel by Robert Gapper to send the will to John Long at Whalley, near Frome, with small round stamp with letters 'AP'. Conjoint leaf torn right across, splits down main fold, paper creased. 1724. £17.00
    Extracted copy with Probate details in Latin. Refers to his Manor of Compton in Wiltshire, messuage in Stourpaine.

  157. Dorchester, Wareham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. 328. Drift. Colour-printed, size 13" x 19", plus margins, key, section. Linen backed and folding to 4to, blue endpapers. 1958. £17.00

  158. Dorchester, Wareham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 328. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14" plus very wide margins. Small 'Record Copy' stamp in margin. Surveyed 1885-7, Published 1892. £20.00

  159. Fifehead Neville CONVEYANCE of premises known as Home Farm, F. Wingfield Digby to E. Miller. 3p., sm. folio, typewritten, with coloured plan, scale 6" to a mile, on waxed cotton, size 10" x 9". 1918. £10.00

  160. Gall and Inglis THE 'HALF INCH' MAP OF ENGLAND for Cyclists, Tourists. etc. Sheet 10. Folding map printed in black and brown, folding into printed limp cloth wraps, 12mo. The word 'Dorset' written in ink on front wrap. c1910. £9.00

  161. National Farmers' Union, Dorset County Branch CALENDAR BLOTTER FOR 1932-3. 4to, stiff green covers with photo of County Chairman, 7pp of local adverts, plus calendar, and information on branches etc. 1923. £7.00

  162. Turner (John), Printer THE LYME REGIS MIRROR Charmouth, Uplyme and Rousdon News and Advertiser. April 7 1900. 8 pages, some slight wear at horizontal folds. 1900. £9.00

  163. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis AN ACT for the better ascertaining, recovering, and collecting, certain Duties commonly called petty Customs, or Wharfage, payable upon the Importation and Exportation of Goods and Merchandizes into, or out of the Harbour of the Borough and Town of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis.... and also of Ballast and Harbour-duties payable in respect of Ships and Vessels.... Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1749. £18.00

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  164. Birtley, Houghton le Spring, Chester le Street, Durham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1869. £45.00

  165. Hopetown and Cockerton PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Valuable and Important Freehold Building Land, Garden Ground and Dwelling-Houses, Situate near Hopetown and Cockerton in the Vicinity of Darlington... To be Sold by Auction... 29th Day of April, 1868. 3pp., folio, hand-coloured folding plan, docket title. 1868. £26.00

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  166. Bradwell Marshes ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. One field shaded. Over three-quarters of the map is sea or Flats. 1880. £14.00

  167. Chelmsford etc. CARTE DE VISITE ALBUM with portraits of the Smith, Christy, Marriage, Fell and other families of Essex. 125 carte de visite portraits, most head and shoulders, but some full length, in an album, size 12" x 9", heavily embossed green calf, front board detached, part of brass clasp missing, calf on spine lifted from spine. c1870. £95.00
    The Smith, Christy and Marriage families feature most prominently, but there are also Fell, Slee, Warner. Includes Joseph Smith I and II, Rachel Smith, John Fell, James Christy 1788-1875, Louisa, Charlotte & Alice Christy, Ed. Ellis, Ch. Mid. Rwy., Thos. Smith of Wickham Hall, etc. Also includes four large format photographs of Christy, Smith and Marriage weddings.

  168. Coggeshall QUAKER BIRTH CERTIFICATE of Henry Brightwen, son of Isaac and Mary, born at Great Coggeshall. Printed on vellum, size 6" x 7", details added in manuscript. Signed by two who were present at the birth. On verso is a statement signed by Mary Brightwen to say he has had 'The Cow Pox, The Small Pox by Enoculation afterwards. The water Pox. The Meaizles & The Hooping Cough.'.. together with three other similar birth certificates, for Jane, Mary, Isaac Brightwen. Last two mentioned rather spotty... together with some early 20th century manuscript genealogical notes on Brightwen family of Coggeshall, 4p., sm. 8vo, by a family member. 1802-8. £36.00

  169. Gibberd (Frederick) HARLOW NEW TOWN A Plan prepared for The Harlow Development Corporation. August 1947. 26pp., folio, printed wraps, cloth spine. Large folding plan in pocket at rear, illustrations and photographs. 1947. £48.00
    With a slip inserted 'The Coat of Arms on the front cover.... is proposed for the Corporation although not yet formally approved.'

  170. Great Waltham, Thaxted PROBATE of the will of Joseph Smith of Great Waltham, yeoman. 1761. On vellum, size 27" x 36"... together with... PROBATE of the Will of Judith Smith of Great Bardfield, spinster. 1793. On vellum 22" x 29". Leaves 'the Bishopwood Green Farm called Birds' to Thomas Smith of Bardfield Hall, and lists many items of furniture, such as her teaspoons marked JS, a small bell metal pot, table linen, 'the old four legged wainscott table' 'my sett of blue and white china', etc.... together with... PROBATE of the Will of John Smith of Thaxted, yeoman, 1797. On vellum, size 18" x 21".... together with... PROBATE of the Will and Codicil of Thomas Smith late of Thaxted, shopkeeper, 1803. 2 vellum sheets, size 19" x 25". All four documents have certificate of administration and papered seal attached. 1761-1803. £24.00

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  171. Acton Turville CATALOGUE of Valuable Furniture and Effects of Portcullis house... to be sold by Auction... September 5th... 1967. 66pp., 8vo., wraps. 8 photographic plates. Some prices written in. 1967. £8.00
    Included fine Chippendale and Sheraton furniture.

  172. Avening AUCTION SALE CATALOGUE Avening Court, near Tetbury. The Magnificent Contents of the House. 76pp., 4to, glossy wraps. Photographs. 1972... together with... Catalogue of the Furniture and Effects of Ampney Park, Cirencester, to be sold by Auction October 27th... 1959. 58pp., 8vo. Photographs. Most lots with prices realised in pencil... together with... Antique Furniture & Effects. Hawkesbury Stoke, Kawkesbury Upton, Badminton. For Sale by Auction... 1966. 30pp., 8vo. Three items. 1959-66. £18.00

  173. Bacon's LARGE SCALE PLAN OF CHELTENHAM Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 20" x 26", linen-backed, folding into small 8vo boards with gilt title, Street Index at front. Coloured in wards, wood and parkland coloured. White tape around edges reaching to neat line. Someone has indicated certain buildings with red, blue or yellow spots in watercolour. c1890. £40.00

  174. Berkeley family SETTLEMENT on the Marriage of the Lady Emily Fitzharding Berkeley with Sydney Augustus Capel. Four vellum sheets, size 23" x 28", six wax seals. On the verso of two sheets is a later Appointment, signed with wax seal, Lady Emily Fitzharding Capel to Sydney Berkeley Capel and Berkeley Fitzharding Capel. 1859 and 1873. £25.00

  175. Coleford TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE in fee for securing £650. Anne Collins and Robert Yarworth to Mary Collins. Refers to tenement at Poolway in Coleford and land called Pool Field, Oak Piece etc. 2 large vellum sheets. 3 wax seals. Some slight browning in places. Loosely inserted is a rough pedigree of Yarworth of Coleford, with notes on arms etc., on paper watermarked 1834, and another leaf of notes on 'Yarworth who lived at Coleford where is now the poor house', with list of his children. 1803. £18.00

  176. Filton AN ASSESSMENT MADE for raising Ninety four pounds Charged on the Tything of Filton for the year 1798. Manuscript on folio sheet, listing Proprietor, tenement, Sum due. Lists 22 tenements. Neatly written, signed by three commissioners with small wax seals... together with... AN ASSESSMENT MADE... for the year 1800... 1p. folio, listing proprietor, property, occupier and sum. 2 items. 1798-1800. £26.00
    Includes the Duke of Beaufort for Wallscourt, Mr Mathew for Conegar, Isaac Gunter for Stanley.

  177. Gloucester and Stonehouse Junction Railway AN ACT to extend the Time for the Purchase of certain Lands and Completion of Works authorized by the "Midland Railway, Ripley Branches, Act, 1848," and on the Gloucester and Stonehouse Junction Railway. 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1851. £11.00

  178. Gloucester ORDER TO THE CONSTABLES to apprehend James Hewlett, Whitesmith, of Gloucester, as he has not observed the order to pay three shillings a week for the maintenance of his bastard child, in the care of the Parish, and now owes £11. 1p., small folio, printed with manuscript inserts, small papered seal. Walker, Printers, Gloucester. 1828. £25.00
    The child was born to Jane Devitt in the workhouse in St. John's Parish.

  179. Gloucester Shire Hall and Courts AN ACT for erecting a Shire Hall and Courts for the Administration of Justice, and other Buildings for Public Purposes, for the County of Gloucester 40pp., disbound, Act of Parliament. 1814. £17.00
    With 1p. Schedule giving occupiers etc.

  180. Gloucester to Birdlip-Hill AN ACT for Repairing the Highways from the City of Gloucester to the Top of Birdlip-Hill (being the Road to London) and from the Foot of the said Hill to the Top of Crickley-Hill.... Black Letter. Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1723. £12.00

  181. Gloucester Waggon Company DRAFT AGREEMENT for the sale and purchase of land at Gloucester, Daniel Burr of Aldermaston to the Company. 7p., folio, in a neat hand, with amendments in red ink... together with a bundle of correspondence (approx. 30 items) relating to the purchase, including a sketch plan of the land (which was between the Bristol Road and the canal), size 13" x 9". 1886. £20.00

  182. Great Washbourne CORRESPONDENCE between Robert Rance and his agent regarding the letting of a farm of 450 acres near Beckford in the parish of Great Washbourne. 6 letters from Robert Prance at Hampstead, 1864-70, with 8 letters from his agent, prospective tenant etc., and letter to Editor of Gloucester Journal with the text of the advert for letting. 1864-70. £10.00
    Robert Rance was Lord of the Manor.

  183. Moreton Valance and Standish AN ACT to extend, amend, and enlarge the Powers of an Act.... for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Moreton Valence, and in the Hamlet or Tithing of Putloe in the Parish of Standish.... 6pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1821. £12.00

  184. Slimbridge FEOFFMENT of a cottage at Slimbridge adjoining the Common pasture called the Warth, Giles Hieron of Frampton upon Severn, yeoman, to Revd. William Davies of Eastington. Vellum, size 24" x 28", wax seal. 1787. £18.00
    Hieron inherited the property through his wife who was a relation of Giles Jefferies, whose will of 1694 is mentioned.

  185. South Cerney TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION By Mr Jefferies, At the George Inn, South Cerney, On Saturday, the 29th of June, 1844.... Freehold Property Situate in South Cerney. Poster, printed on one side only, size approx. 17" x 11".' With it are 'Conditions of Sale', 4pp, with manuscript notes and amendments. Two 2" tears in poster, neatly repaired on verso with archival tape. Henry Smith, Printer & Bookseller, Cirencester: 1844. £20.00

  186. Stanton WILL of Joseph Evans of Stanton. 5p folio, signed with wax seal. 1833. £14.00
    Refers to farm and lands called Butler's Ground, Upper Orchard etc.

  187. Wickwar LEASE FOR A YEAR of land in the Common Moor of Wickwar, and a close of pasture called Little Bockney, Arthur Machin Hockley to Joseph Plaister, Shopkeeper, of Wickwar. Large vellum sheet, good wax seal. 1819. £16.00

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight

  188. Basingstoke ADMINSTRATION of the will of Henry Piercy of Basingstoke. Copy of will (dated 1703) on vellum, size 7" x 8", administration in Latin, size 7" x 6". Tag, lacking seal. 1707. £20.00
    Makes his wife Elizabeth administratrix, leaves twelve pounds each to his children.

  189. Basingstoke, Bolton Estate TWO TENANCY AGREEMENTS for Lea Barn and the Rectory Farm Weston Patrick. For William Lord Bolton. Each 4pp., folio, printed with manuscript inserts including brief Schedule, folded with docket title. The Lea Barn agreement has a map on cotton size 16" x 8". 2 items. 1900 and 1920. £16.00

  190. Gosport LEASE FOR A YEAR of a dwelling house with garden on the south side of the High Street in Gosport, lately occupied by Thomas Biddlecombe, John and Benjamin Goodeve, Brewers, to William Notley and John McCandlish. Vellum, size 19" x 21", 4 wax seals. 1819. £14.00

  191. Kingsclere AGREEMENT FOR TENANCY between Lord Bolton and James Hoster for Keens Farm. 4pp., folio, folded with docket title, printed with manuscript inserts. Basic coloured sketch map. 1905. £14.00

  192. Old Basing AGREEMENT FOR TENANCY between Lord Bolton and Thomas Marks for Upper and Lower Picked Ham Meadows. 4pp., printed with manuscript inserts, with coloured sketch map size 18" x 12". 1903. £16.00

  193. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down Will sell by Auction.... Furniture.... A Cottage Pianoforte in Rosewood Case by 'Broadwood'.... Polished Black & Brass Bedsteads... Two Safety Bicycles.... Poster advertising sale of furniture, printed in very large type-faces. Size 30" x 20". 1894. £18.00

  194. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Will Sell by Auction The Antique and Modern Furniture formerly the complete Equipment of "Beech Cottage. Ryde.... Size 30" x 20". Includes safety bicycle, oak furniture etc. 1895. £17.00

  195. Southampton LEASE of a piece of land with the buildings thereon in Three Field Lane, George King to Rolles Driver. Single vellum sheet, wax seal, coloured plan size 9" x 8" in text. 1859. £16.00

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  196. Dilwyn PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of A Valuable Freehold Estate called Chadnor Court.... to be Sold by Auction.... 26th September, 1877. 2pp., folio, including schedule, folded, hand-coloured folding plan. 1877. £24.00

  197. River Wye Bridge AN ACT to amend an Act made in the Twentieth Year of the reign of His present Majesty, for building a Bridge across the River Wye, between Whitney and Clifford in the County of Hereford. Cover leaf + 6pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1797. £16.00
    Three previous bridges had fallen down. This bridge was to be built of wood.

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  198. Biddenden SHORT NOTICE OF SALE Crampton House Farm, Biddenden... Catalogue of the Household Furniture... Agricultural Implements... 2 Draught horses... 2 Cows... for Sale by Auction on the Premises... June 14th, 1880. Poster, size 20" x 15", folds, heading in large lettering, listing 149 Lots. Two small splits at fold, repaired on verso with archival tape. 1880 £18.00

  199. Canterbury and Ickham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Messuages, Cottages and Hereditaments... at Canterbury and Ickham, for Sale by Auction... 7th day of May, 1873. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, and completed agreement on verso, title page printed with a variety of decorative type-faces. 1873. £14.00

  200. Dover AN ACT for the Repair of Dover Harbour. 10pp., plus cover leaf, small folio. Attractive floral decoration around initial letter. Margins spotty. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1700. £24.00

  201. Dymchurch PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Dwelling House and Ripe Building Land... situate at Dunkirk End... to be Sold by Auction... 15th August, 1904. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1904. £12.00
    At the back of the dwelling house was a brick building 'formerly used as a Herring Hang'.

  202. Herne AN ACT for paving, cleansing, lighting watching, repairing and improving a certain Portion of the Parish of Herne... 69pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. First page dusty. 1833. £17.00

  203. Lewisham ASSIGNMENT of the a house and a piece of land between the London-Lewisham Road and the Tunbridge-Dartford Railway, James Kent to William Giddins. Vellum, 22" x 28", 2 wax seals. Small coloured plan in margin. 1867. £12.00

  204. Woolwich AN ACT for applying a Sum of Money, given by the Will of Daniel Wiseman, for finishing the new Church at Woolwich.... 8pp, small folio, disbound, plus cover leaf. Some slight darkening of paper. 1739. £16.00

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  205. Blackburn WILFUL DAMAGE TO LAMPS Warning. Any person wilfully Breaking or Damaging any Lamp within the Borough is liable to a fine of £5... 10/- Reward to any person giving information... Lewis Beard, Town Clerk. Poster, printed in large type-face, size 11" x 18", traces of vertical folds, a few small edge tears. Town Hall, Blackburn. n.d. c1900. £15.00

  206. Liverpool and Lancaster Merchants AN ACT for enabling His Majesty to direct the Issue of Exchequer Bills to a limited Amount... for the Relief of the Merchants of Liverpool and Lancaster. 9pp, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1799. £12.00

  207. Manchester BILL of Samuel Berry, 5 St. Mary's Gate. Bill for '2 Paris hats cleaned & bound' to Mrs Adshead. Size 4" x 8", printed with address and name. Folds. 1842. £3.00

  208. Manchester EVERITT AND LATIMER'S REDUCED PRICE LIST of their Superior Mould and Dip Cotton Wick. Single sheet, 4to, printed on one side only, setting out prices of different types of wick, with price added in ink. Stab hole. 1848. £8.00
    Date printed/written in Quaker style.

  209. Manchester LETTER from the Town Clerk. Printed with manuscript inserts, dated Town Hall, Jan. 10th 1848, advising Mrs Richardson that the Old Flagging and Paving Materials opposite her Property in Little Quay Street are worth 12s, and this will be deducted from her account, but if she wants to take them away they must be removed within seven days. 1p., 8vo., blank conjoint leaf. T. Pratt, Printer, King St. 1848 £10.00
    Address on verso to Cupids Alley, Deansgate.

  210. Manchester OBLIGATION BOND binding Richard Thornton of Manchester, Innkeeper, to Joseph Barker, Liquor Merchant, in the sum of £600. 1p., sm. folio, printed with ms inserts, papered seal. Blank conjoint leaf, folds. 1793. £26.00

  211. Tyldesley GAS WORKS Two manuscript plans in ink on waxed cotton. One titled 'Tyldesley U.D.C. Levels of Gas Works & District', size 35" x 23", with plan of gas works showing railway, engine house, retort house, purifying house etc., and table of point nos., the other size 20" x 27" showing 'Mine Workings under Sewers' in sections. n.d. c1950? £14.00

  212. Wigan, Hendley, Westleigh AN ACT for enabling Leases for Mining, Agricultural and Building Purposes to be made of the Estates of John Walmesley.... 32pp., including 4 pages of schedules. 1856. £14.00

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  213. Barnetby le Wold PROBATE of the Will of Mr. William Abey, Tailor. Two vellum sheets, 23" x 29", printed administration certificate attached, papered seal. 1847. £14.00
    Includes ten tenements in Barnetby called 'Welbecks', naming occupiers. Refers also to items of furniture such as 'black dressing table', 'wall glass', etc.

  214. Brickhills Farm AN EXCELLENT ARABLE AND STOCK FARM KNOWN AS BRICKHILLS FARM Broughton, near Brigg.... Superior Farmhouse Residence, Ample Farmbuildings and Four Cottages extending to 452 acres. For Sale by Auction..... by John D. Wood & Co., and T.H. Russell at the Angel Hotel, Brigg, On Thursday, 25th July, 1957. Large coloured folding plan, 12pp, sm 4to, original printed wraps, few ink notes of prices. 1957. £15.00

  215. Gainsborough PROBATE of the Will of William Rack of Gainsborough, Farmer. On vellum, size 17" x 23", printed adminstration certificate attached, large papered seal. 1852. £10.00

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  216. Brixton Empress POSTER for 'Sinbad the Sailor' Pantomime. Printed on card, with cord for hanging, size 14" x 10", printed in five colours, with picture of Sinbad and the great bird. c1950. £14.00
    Also featured 'Belli's Troupe of Performing Sea Lions'.

  217. City Improvements AN ACT for more effectually paving, lighting, watching, cleansing, and regulating the Regent's Park, together with the New Street from the Regent's Park, to Pall Mall, and the New Streets and Improvements in the Neighbourhood of Parliament Street and Privy Gardens; and for maintaining a convenient Sewage for the same. Pages numbered 981-1039, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1824. £12.00

  218. Covent Garden AN ACT for rebuilding the Parish Church of Saint Paul, Covent Garden, within the Liberty of Westminster, in the County of Middlesex, and the Vestry Rooms belonging thereto.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 875-895, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1796. £16.00

  219. Fruit Trade MEMORANDUM bought of Capt. Richard Devon One Hundred & forty Chest of Orange & Lemons .... Slip of paper, 4" x 7", pasted on one half to album leaf, 7 lines. Details 76 Chests Lemons, '63 chests China org., One chest souer Orangs', total £140.00. Signed by three people. 1719. £16.00

  220. Kentish Town ASSIGNMENT of 151 Brecknock Road, Kentish Town, Michael McSheehan to Emily Harper. 2 large vellum sheets, wax and papered seals. 1876. £10.00

  221. London Pollution AN ACT to abate the Nuisance arising from the Smoke of Furnaces in the Metropolis and from Steam Vessels above London Bridge. Pages numbered 1605-1608, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1853. £14.00

  222. Mary-le-Bone to Charing Cross Roads AN ACT to amend Two Acts.... for opening a more convenient Communication from Mary-le-bone Park to Charing Cross, and for paving the Streets to be made in Mary-le-bone Park, and to enable His Majesty to grant certain small Portions of Land as Sites for public Buildings, or to be used as Cemeteries... 49pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £15.00

  223. Noton Ltd., Walthamstow LUGGAGE 1956. Catalogue, 31pp., 4to, yellow wraps, numerous illustrations including many in colour. Staples rusty hence some sections loose. 1956. £14.00
    Includes Lizard Grain Range, Taper-Shape Range, leather handbags.

  224. Princess's Theatre, Oxford Street PLAYBILL Double playbill for 'Twelfth Night', Feb. 13th, 1851. On thin paper, large sheet folded in two, making 3 pages, each size 10" x 20". A few small brownish marks. Stapleton, Printer, Waterloo Road. 1851. £40.00
    Also on the programme was 'Alonzo the Brave', a 'Grand Allegorical Tableau: Chrystal Palace of All Nations', and scenes such as 'Agricultural Implement Manufactory', 'The Deck of a Boulogne Steamer!' etc. Viola was played by the wife of the manager, Charles Kean.

  225. Saint James THE PARTICULARS of Leasehold Estates situate in Great Pulteney Street, Golden Square, in the Parish of Saint James, Carnaby Street, Carnaby Market and Sherrard Street, Golden Square, which will be Sold By Auction by Mr Pettitt, Monday the 24th of March, 1794... at new Slaughter's Coffee-House, St. Martin's Lane, in Four Lots... 3pp., small folio, docket title. 1794. £65.00
    Names occupiers with their occupation, details of lease, rent, list of rooms etc.

  226. Streatham CERTIFICATE OF ADMINISTRATION and probate copy of the will of John Flint of Queens Park Gardens. Printed certificate with manuscript inserts, probate copy of will on vellum attached, large papered seal. 1895. £10.00

  227. Supply of Water AN ACT to make better Provision respecting the Supply of Water to the Metropolis. Pages numbered 861-870, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1852. £12.00

  228. Vintners Corporation ELECTION DAY ENTERTAINMENT Vintners' Hall. Thursday 2nd July, 1903. Booklet, 14pp., small 8vo, sewn in green wraps with thickly embossed white crest. Fold-out plan of seating. 1903. £8.00
    Gives words of songs, etc.

  229. Walters (H.E), Old Kent Road SPECIAL NETT PRICE LIST for Wholesale Trade. H.E. Walters, Manufacturer of Oilskin Clothing, Oil-Dressed Cotton, Tarpaulin Canvas... 20pp., 8vo, with illustrations and prices. 1935. £10.00
    Includes Cabmen's and cyclists' capes, etc.

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  230. Ashwelthorpe Estate RENT ACCOUNT Wreningham Farm, etc. Year To Michaelmas 1894. 9 double page spreads, sm. folio, sewn in wraps. Vertical fold. 1894. £16.00
    The landowner was Lady Berners.

  231. Blow Norton FINAL AGREEMENT between George Baker and John and Ann Glears regarding a messuage, two cottages, barn, gardens and orchards, and 28 acres of land in Blow Norton. Vellum, size x 8" x 16", printed in cursive with manuscript inserts. Blue paper tax stamp. 1824. £14.00

  232. East Dereham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Cottages in Swanton Morley Which Will be Sold by Auction.... 19th September 1862.... 4to, 5pp, folds. Attractive type-faces. Notes on prices. 1862. £15.00

  233. Great Yarmouth AN ACT for repairing, improving, and maintaining the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth.... and also for preserving Ships, wintering therein, from Accidents by Fire. 24pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. 1749. £18.00

  234. Great Yarmouth PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an Old-Established Woollen Draper's and Tailor's Shop and dwelling House... for Sale by Auction, February 2nd, 1882. 3pp., 4to, plus signed memorandum. Folded vertically with docket title. 1882. £12.00

  235. Norfolk Estuary Company CERTIFICATE OF A £50 SHARE Made out to John Harwood Good of Bridge Street, Cambridge, Painter. Signed by the Solicitor to the Company. Size 6" x 8". Impressed seal 2" in diameter with classical figure with anchor, sea and ships in distance. 1847. £46.00
    The seal has the words 'Incorporated 1843'. The Company was established in 1847 to undertake land reclamation in the area of the Ouse Estuary.

  236. Northrepps BOND whereby Phebe Stoneham of Northrepps spinster daughter of Joseph Stoneham Thatcher deceased, releases all claim on an enclosure of land of four acres in North Repps for the sum of 10s paid to her by Joseph Cawston. 1p., blank conjoint leaf, which has some large holes, signed with her mark by Phebe with small wax seal, witnessed. 1729. £24.00

  237. Wreningham PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Messuage, Cottage and Lands.... to be sold by Auction by Mr. Jno. Standley.... 4th day of December 1861. 3p., 4to, folded, two small edge tears neatly repaired. Attractive headings with decorative type faces. Sm. folio, 4pp., folded. 1861. £8.00

  238. Yarmouth POWER OF ATTORNEY of Christopher Ames to his wife Sara Ames to sell the house they own standing in Cobs Rowe in Yarmouth, purchased four years ago from his father John Ames. 1p., 4to, blank conjoint leaf, small papered seal, signed by Ames, and witnesses. Rotterdam, 1649. £38.00

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  239. Brixworth PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Capital Freehold Estate situated at Brixworth, Six Miles from Northampton.... comprising Brixworth Hall A Spacious Stone Mansion, Coach House, Stabling, Gardens, Canals and Fish-Ponds.... One undivided Fifth Part of the Extensive Manor of Brixworth..... Which Will be Sold by Auction by Mr Devenish, at Garraway's Coffee House, Cornhill, London, Thursday April 2, 1801... 3pp., folio, folded. 1801. £38.00

  240. Hardwick, Wellingborough ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIX N.E, N.W. etc., scale 6" to 1 mile. Water features hand-coloured. Size approx. 25" x 36". Linen-backed, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. 1887. £28.00

  241. Stony Stratford, Towcester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. 202. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Some light soiling in bottom margin. O.S. blindstamp 1893. £16.00

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  242. Holy Island, Wooler, Coldstream, Berwick-upon-Tweed ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 1/2/3/4. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 4to marbled wraps, small key plan on front wrap. Small library stamp on verso. 1897. £32.00
    Two sections at the left are blank as they cover Berwickshire.

  243. Mac-Lauchlan (Henry) MAP OF THE EASTERN BRANCH OF THE WATLING STREET in the County of Northumberland, From Bewclay near Portgate on the Roman Wall to Berwick upon Tweed, together with a branch extending from High Rochester to Whittingham, with Enlarged Plans of the Adjacent Camps. From a Survey made by direction His Grace the Duke of Northumberland, K.G., in the Years 1857, 1858, and 1859, by Henry Mac-Lauchlan. Scale to the Map, 2 inches to a mile, scale to the enlarged plans, 8 chains to an inch. 5 double page engraved map sheets, drawn on Stone by J. French, in folio volume, half morocco, gilt title on front board, morocco rubbed. The line of the road is in red. Inscribed 'With the Duke of Northumberland's Compliments' on flyleaf. Printed for Private Distribution. 1864. £180.00
    The plans of the camps are very finely drawn, showing buildings, woodland etc., with delicate hachuring. Mac-Lauchlan published 'A Memoir written during a Survey of the Watling Street from the Tees to the Scotch border in 1850 and 1851...' in 1852, and later 'A Map of the Roman Wall' in 1860, and 'A Map of Northumberland shewing the Ancient Camps & Roads....' in 1866.

  244. Newcastle, Sunderland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Made up of quarter sheets pasted together, sheets 14, 15, 20, 21, size 26" x 38". Area between Morpeth, Stocksfield and Gateshead outlined and shaded in different areas and labelled (Bedlington, Horton, Burradon, etc.) Tear in bottom margin, repaired. c1902. £28.00

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  245. Colston Basset APPORTIONMENT OF RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Colston Basset. 19 pages on vellum, written on one side only, column heads printed with information entered in manuscript, size 19" x 24" limp calf wraps. Tear in calf on back wrap, which is also rubbed at edges. 1842. £80.00
    Lists landowner, occupier, name of property, cultivation, quantity, remarks.

  246. Cuckney, Ollerton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXXII S.E., size 12" x 14", plus margins, key. 4" repaired tear in right margin. 1859. £25.00

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  247. Littlemore, near Oxford CATALOGUE OF PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Double-Barrelled Gun, Useful Gig and Harness, Baker's Covered Spring Cart.... To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, at a Barn in the Village, on Tuesday Next, August 5th, 1856.... Poster, size 17" x 13", few folds, slight off-setting. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1856. £18.00
    Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.

  248. St. Martins, Oxford ASSIGNMENT of the Estate and Effects of Joseph Wickens of the Parish of St. Martin in the City of Oxford, Cordwainer, dealer and Chapman, a Bankrupt, to Samuel Jackson of Windmill St., London, Currier, Maurice Blackford of Wantage, Cordwainer, John Coleman of Oxford, Currier. On paper, 3 pages size 22" x 15", signed by Commissioners and assignees with small papered seals. 1797. £28.00
    Wickens is described as having for two years carried on the 'business of a cordwainer by buying of Leather and working up and converting the same into Shoes Boots and Vandykes'.

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  249. Baugh (Robert) MAP OF SHROPSHIRE. To the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Powis Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the Counties of Salop and Montgomery This map of Shropshire is Respectfully Dedicated... Large engraved map, on a scale of 1" to 1 mile, in the original nine sheets, each sheet size 19" x 19", plus wide margins. Fine view of Shrewsbury on top right sheet above title, size 9" x 14". All sheets have been professionally de-acified, and any marginal tears professionally repaired. The bottom right-hand sheet has some greyish marks down 4" of the right margin, obtruding about two inches into the 'Explanation' Table; the sheet showing Montgomery and Westbury has some greyish spotting down the right hand half of the map, and some creasing; the sheet with Wenlock and Shrewsbury has paper torn from the top right margin, approx. half an inch deep and 6" across, and a piece of paper about 3" x 3" torn away at bottom corner margin, and a repaired tear reaching about 6" into the map from the left, another tear across right margin. Two other sheets have some slight discoloration at edge of one margin. Published August 1st 1808 by Robert Baugh, Lanymynech, Shropshire. £1200.00
    The only edition and very scarce. A beautifully engraved map with much detail, showing canals (with locks), main roads with distances, smaller roads, woods, hills, parks, rectories, vicarages and chapels, wind and water mills, forges, glasshouses, lime works, coal pits etc. The map includes parts of Montgomeryshire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

  250. Bridgnorth AN ACT for repairing or rebuilding the Bridge over the River Severn.... and for opening convenient Avenues thereto. 21pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. 1797. £16.00
    With Schedule of properties affected.

  251. Oakengates PLAN OF THE WOMBRIDGE ESTATE Held under Lease By F. Bennett Esq., 1865. Manuscript map on paper backed with linen. Size 24" x 58". Compass rose and large title. Scale 2 chains to one inch. Shows roads, river, buildings, railway, in light ink, with some areas shaded in purple, mauve and buff presumably showing coal deposits, and detailed drawing of workings, with many dates of working, for example 'Face Decr. 1879'. The plan is rather lightly drawn. 1865. £70.00

  252. Ryton ABSTRACT of Marriage Settlement and other Deeds relating to Mr. William Angworth Junr.'s claim to the Atchley Estate, in Ryton. 15p folio, in manuscript. Includes brief genealogy and lawyer's comments. c1820. £15.00

  253. Wombridge MAP OF SEVERAL ESTATES IN THE PARISH OF WOMBRIDGE in the County of Salop, the property of Wm. Charlton, Esq. 1803. Manuscript map on several sheets of thick paper neatly joined, in ink and wash colour, size 29" x 52". Extends from Queens Wood Furnace in the South to the New Reservoir in the North. Shows buildings (residential and industrial), roads, Shrewsbury Canal, Ketley Canal, Shropshire Canal, Wombridge Canal (with tunnels), fields with acreage, adjoining owners, trees on the boundary ('oak', 'hawthorn'). Areas of land are shaded in three different light colours, presumably according to leaseholders. Some buildings are numbered, but there is no key, others are named. Surface dusty, and light vertical creasing. If the map is held up to the light very tiny pinpricks can be seen where it was once traced. A later note under the title says 'Note: The Boundary of this property was perambulated and fixed by W. Bright on the part of Mr. Charlton and Mr. Bradburne on the part of Lord Stafford, in Septr. & Octobr. 1827.' 1803. £170.00
    A detailed map of this area, which at the time was heavily industrialised, with coal and ironworks. Shows just south of Oakengates a Carpenter's Shop, 'Big Engine', Warehouse, Smithy 'The Sump'; in the east the 'Flint Mill' 'Brick Kilns' and at Wombridge 'Copperas Works'. 'By 1793 so much coal was being raised around Oakengates that its carriage by road to Shrewsbury had become a problem and the construction of the Shrewsbury Canal was proposed...' (Victoria County History).

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  254. Bishops Hull CONVEYANCE of the equity of redemption of and in the Royal Crown Inn and land opposite in the New Road, Bishops Hull, Abraham Waygood, Innkeeper, to William Hewett, Brewer. Large vellum sheet, two wax seals. 1880. £12.00

  255. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by HATCH COURT. The Seat of John Collins 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.

  256. Bonnor (T), engraved by NETTLECOMBE COURT. The Seat of Sir John Trevelyan. 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.

  257. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by ST AUDRIES. The Seat of R. Everard Balch, Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £20.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.

  258. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by SUTTON COURT. The Seat of Henry Strachey. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £20.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.

  259. Bridgwater TO THE WORTHY AND INDEPENDENT ELECTORS of The Borough of Bridgwater... Broadside in which Vere Poulett comment on the recent decision of Select Committee of the House of Commons, referring to the Polls of 1806 and 1807, thanking people for their support and conveying his readiness to represent them in Parliament in future. Size 10" x 8", 24 lines, pasted to card, with inscription in ink below 'Presented to the Club by Mr Henry Harding in memory of his father... 4th December 1893'. Lower Grosvenor Street, 25th March, 1808. £50.00

  260. Chard THE ATTRACTIVE RESIDENTIAL AND SPORTING ESTATE known as 'Avishays'.... comprising the Charming Period Residence with Historic Associations... 63 Acres of Parklands, Meadow and Woodlands, Picturesque Cottage Residence... Thatched Cottage... Accommodation Lands of 43 Acres... to be Offered for Sale by Auction... October 30th, 1930. 15pp., large 4to, stiff card wraps, folding coloured plan in back pocket, 8 photographs (including inside of the mansion, and the lakes), 2 leaves of photographs have been cut out and are missing. 1930. £12.00

  261. Cheddar GEOLOGICAL SHEET ST 45 Solid & Drift. 'Classical Areas of British Geology' Series. Coloured map, size 16" x 18", plus wide margins with sections. Folding into red endpapers with key map. Scale 2" to 1 mile. 1969. £12.00

  262. Davy (George), Bristol, Published by THE CAVE AT CHEDDAR Drawn on Stone by W. Muller, Printed by C. Hullmandel. Lithograph, printed surface size approx. 8" x 7", plus margins, hand-coloured. In cream card mount. 1834. £38.00
    Shows a woman doing washing in a tub, in the mouth of the cave, watched by a young girl. There is a narrow bed, a carved chest and various pots, buckets, shovels etc., a line of washing strung up. They are obviously living in the cave.

  263. Martock CONVEYANCE of Martock East Field, the Trustees of W.R. Warry to Samuel Darby. 2 large vellum sheets, signed by 9 parties with 9 wax seals. 1874. £12.00
    With Schedule of deeds from 1837-73.

  264. Rowe (G) THE KITCHEN Glastonbury Abbey. Lithograph, size 8" x 8", plus margins, on India paper, small fault in paper in blank area near title. c1830. £18.00
    Attractive view showing building covered in ivy, old man and boy in front near window.

  265. Royal Agricultural Society TICKET Taunton Meeting 1875. Admit... Saturday July 10th to the Exbibition of Implements... Ticket printed on card, size 4" x 4", with name in ink, signed by ticket holder on verso. 1875. £6.00

  266. Stoke under Hamdon DEMISE of a plot of ground, part of a garden, on Ham Hill, Samuel Haynes, Labourer, to John Tavender, Labourer. On paper, size 20" x 28", signed with his mark by Haynes, wax seal with a bust. Two very small splits in folds. 1827. £18.00

  267. Sweeting (Miss) THE OLD MANOR HOUSE AND CHURCH East Quantocks Head. The Seat of J.F. Luttrell Esq. Tinted lithograph, engraved surface 8" x 11", plus margins. A couple of foxing spots in one margin, two minor water-stains at extreme edge of paper. Lithographed by A. Pocock, c1840. £30.00
    An attractive view showing the house on a wooded rise with boats on the Channel in the background.

  268. Taunton CONVEYANCE of houses and premises in Middle Street, Trustees of the Will of Thomas Norman Snr. to Thomas Norman. 2p., folio, folded, red margins. 1903. £8.00

  269. Thorpe (Thos.) A MAP OF 5 MILES ROUND THE CITY OF BATH On a Scale of one Inch & half to a Mile from an Actual Survey made by Thos. Thorpe with Alterations & Improvements to the present time 1773. Printed for and Sold by W. Frederick & W. Taylor, Booksellers of whom may be had a New Plan of the City of Bath with the Additional Buildings. W. Hibbart, Bath, Sculp. Engraved map, size 17" x 17", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 6" x 4". Map in circular form, with Bath at the centre, with double line around marked with compass points, compass arrow at top. The County Boundary has been shaded in green. With Explanation bottom right to Turnpike, Common, and Open Roads, and County Boundaries. Shows woodlands, farms, villages and settlements, bridges, with small illustrations of churches. Shows Coal Canal, Kennet and Avon Canal, Lime Kiln, Mills (including Stone Mill and Paper Mill), Stone Quarries, 'Mr. Harrington's Coal Works', 'Vineyard' near Claverton, Brass Works, 'a Glass House', 'a Curious Cavern', 'Dr. Oliver's House' etc. W. Hibbart, Bath, Sculpt. Some very light greyish splash marks in one section, some slight darkening of section edges in a few places. Bath. Published according to Act of Parliament March 25th, 1773. £270.00
    Extends to Beggeridge in the south, Stanton Prior in the west, Cold Aston in the north, and Henley in the east. Thorpe's original map map was published in 1743.

  270. Victoria Art Gallery Exhibition A PLAN FOR BATH Exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, Feb. 1 - March 3, 1945. 9pp., 8vo, illusts. Red and black wraps. 1945. £10.00

  271. Walcot, Bath PROBATE of the Will of Mrs Ann Hayward, widow, of Walcot. Two large vellum sheet, printed certificate with ms inserts attached, large papered seal. Some ink blots and dustmarking on verso. 1829. £16.00
    Leaves her house in Lansdown Road to her friend Thomas Batchelor, Draper

  272. Watchet CONVEYANCE of cottages in Swine Street, Watchet, John Drake Jarman and George Knight of Bridgwater to Walter Copp of Watchet, Draper. Vellum, size 22" x 29", 3 wax seals. 1880. £12.00

  273. West Harptree TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION At the Crown Inn.... 16th day of March... For Lives to be Named by the Purchasers, The Following Lands and Tenements.... Poster, size 16" x 13", printed in bold type, giving details of 11 Lots for sale, plus 2 Lots which were to be let. Folds, some minor offsetting, small piece torn from top right corner. Baker, General Printing-Office, Wellington. Dated 22nd February 1819. £48.00
    Includes tenements called Gains, Fairash, Budds, Holbrooks, Crown Inn, Flowers, Snooks.

  274. Withypool LEASE FOR A YEAR of tenement of Halsgrove, Samuel and George Cary to Francis Bastone. Vellum, 17" x 24", 2 wax seals. 1821. £14.00

  275. Woolverton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Somerset Sheet No. XXX.3/ Wilts. XXXVIII.13. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 1/2500. Reprint of Second edition c1940. £14.00
    Covers Woolverton, Shawford House, Merfield House, etc.

  276. Wrington CATALOGUE of the entire contents of Aldwick Court... for sale by Auction March 26th.... 1968. 72pp., 8vo. Photographs. Includes paintings by Thomas Heeremans, Abraham Stork, Van Fliet, etc., 17th century silver, Delft etc. Prices realised in pencil 1968. £15.00

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  277. Cannock, Brewood GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXII N.W. Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 14", plus wide margins, key in left margin. 1900. £27.00

  278. Tamworth, Lichfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXII N.E. scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Edges slightly dusty. O.S. blindstamp 1881. £18.00

  279. Wetton PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Farms Which Will be Sold by Auction... At the Light ailway Hotel, Hulme End... 21st day of June, 1906. 2pp., small folio, large folding coloured plan. 1906. £14.00
    The farms were known as Cantrills and Leys.

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  280. Beccles Improvements AN ACT for paving, lighting, cleansing, and other improving, the Streets, and other publick Passages, and Places, within the Town of Beccles, in the County of Suffolk. Cover leaf + pages numbered 715-732, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £14.00

  281. Corporation of Ipswich A MAP OF THE LIBERTIES OF IPSWICH in the County of Suffolk. As Ascertained by a Perambulation, performed by the Bailiffs and other Members of the Corporation, September 17th, 1812. Surveyed by John Bransby. Engraved map on thick paper with some light colour wash, water features, roads, boundary hand coloured, and some light shading of some areas of land. Size 21" x 24", split down the middle and mounted on paper hinge, folded. Small piece of border torn away, along 4", some minor repaired tears. Title in circular cartouche with leaf decoration, scale bar. 7 lines of text just below cartouche, giving information about the boundaries, length and breadth of area, content in acres etc. 1812. £95.00
    Shows buildings, which are named, windmills with small picture of a windmill, churches, barns, Toll Gate, bound stone, etc. The roads outside the town are all named.

  282. Ellingham, Geldeston POSTER advertising auction sale of Cottage Properties.... 10th November, 1865. Poster, size 18" x 12", folds. 1865. £17.00

  283. Felixstowe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map made of 3 quarter sheets, Sheet LXXVI S.E and the two sheets to the south, size 36" x 18", plus margins, contours in red. Titled in red ink 'In Parliament. Session 1930-1. Felixstowe and District Water', and marked in red with the pipe line from just north of Newbourn to just south of Trimley, pumping stations etc. marked. Edition of 1928. £22.00

  284. Long Stratton, Beccles ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LVI.S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Blue 'Record Map' stamp in margin. 1883. £20.00

  285. Stowmarket, Lavenham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet L S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Small blue 'Record Map' stamp in margin. Railways inserted to 1866. O.S. blindstamp 1892. £18.00

  286. Thwaite PROBATE of the Will of David Camell of Thwaite, yeoman. Leaves his messuage and windmill with 'going goors implements and other appurtenances' to his wife Elizabeth. Vellum, size 15" x 30", with certificate granting administration to his wife, and another, size 13" x 20", granting administration to their son, after the death of Elizabeth. Two large papered seals of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury. 1832. £20.00
    Refers to his messuage and windmill in Stoke Ash.

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  287. Hart (John), Lieut. 35th Regt. FARNHAM Sketched 1819. Finely drawn manuscript map of Farnham and surrounding area, on stiff paper, in full shaded colour, with much fine detail and excellent relief. Size 17" x 17". Scale 4 inches to a mile. Fantastical title cartouche in bottom right corner showing a crowned skeleton emerging from a table tomb, pointing a finger towards the map, title on the front of the tomb, with a greek inscription, plants around the bottom of the tomb. The relief is shown in shades of grey in hachure like shading, over speckled green ground. Roads in pink, buildings in red. Woods and plantations with miniature trees. Covers area from Tilford Mill and Black Lake in the south to Hungry Hill in the north, Iron Foundry and Mill near the Guildford Road in the east, Cheeks Farm in the west. Shows layout of Farham, with garden plots, various mills, Waverley House, Ruins of Waverly House, Moore Park, Castle, with double row of trees along drive, Recklesham, Dipping Hall, Ghost Corner, Old Park. There are two areas at the top and bottom and at the left side of the map where small un-named buildings on the hilltops are joined or outlined in a dotted line - these may possibly have some military connection as lookout points etc. Signature bottom left, compass arrow on right... together with... SKETCH NEAR FARNHAM. Manuscript map the same scale and style as above, size 8" x 10", plus wide margins. Shows Badshot House at the centre of the map, Aldershot, Hale, Poor House, Weybourne, Six Bells. Other un-named buildings shown. Signed by Hart... together with... SKETCH OF BENTLY. Scale bar, 3" = 1200 yds. Size 8" x 9", plus margins. Paper lightly browned with damp, some surface rubbing of watercolour. Shows Bently, Bently Church, Lord Stawell's house, Coldrey, Slade Heath. 3 items. 1819. £280.00

  288. Kennington Common AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings to inclose and lay out Kennington Common in the County of Surrey as Pleasure Gardens for the Recreation of the Public. Pages numbered 245-248, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1852. £12.00

  289. Norwood MORTGAGE of a leasehold messuage and premises called Bankstop situate in Beulah Road, Norwood Surrey.... Charles Wright Builder of Beulah Hill to Henry Wilson. Single vellum sheet, with coloured sketch plan 9" x 8", with decorative compass road, measurements. Wax seal. 1882. £16.00

  290. Sutton CONVEYANCE of hereditaments in the Parish of Sutton, E. Clapham to Miss J. Worrell. 2 large vellum sheets, 3 wax seals, the second sheet being a fully coloured manuscript plan, size 19" x 26", scale 4" = 400ft. Scale bar, compass rose. Plan shows plots near St. James Road and Sydney Road, shows rows of trees, buildings, pool, garden paths etc. Adjacent owners named. 1895. £36.00

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  291. Alciston, Folkington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXVIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some small numbers in red ink, possibly marking watermains etc. 1878. £30.00

  292. Lavington House, near A SURVEY OF THE TIMBER ON MY ESTATE begun 16 Feby. 1780. The Rule I observed in this survey was upon entering the gate always to go round the field on the right hand to cast away all fraction in the Girt & in the sum of the measurements... The chief object was to ascertain its comparative value at some future period when I may measure it again. Manuscript in volume size 10" x 8", full green vellum, marbled endpapers, title page as above, about 6 pages before this title have been excised. Front board slightly buckled. 38 numbered pages, plus many blanks, listing measurements for numbered trees, nearly all oak, in different enclosures - The Park, 'Bushy Pieces', 'Meadow before Lavington House', 'The Walk', 'Little mead to the east of the Lane which is to be added to the Grounds...', 'Field north of Dominies Wood' etc. - with money value. At the end is an alphabetical index of field names etc. 1780-1. £89.00
    'I did not value the Ash nor some of the smaller Tillers, nor the oaks near the Gate... the brambles being so high that I could not get to them...' Dates of the surveys go up to March 1781.

  293. Lewes, Uckfield, Eastbourne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 319, and part of sheet to the south. Size 26" x 18" plus wide margins. Blank piece torn from top right corner. Area round Eastbourne shaded in different colours of wash. O.S. blindstamp 1880. £22.00

  294. Steyning, Finden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LI. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1897. £30.00
    Shows Wiston House, Muntham Court, Sandgate Park.

  295. Westbourne Manor SURRENDER by John Micklam of his five acres in the Town Field of Westbourne in a Furlong called Gatefurlong, and four acres called Savages, to the use of Richard Tanner of Emsworth. 1p., sm. folio, folded. Signed by Micklem and Thos. Longcroft the Steward. Some small repaired tears, some browning spots. 1777. £12.00

  296. Worthing BARGAIN AND SALE of four several Pieces of Land awarded to... John Penfold in respect of an estate called South Gardens, held of the manor of Broadwater... Trustees under the will of John Penfold to Harry Newland. 3 vellum sheets, 20" x 25", wax seals. Small coloured plan in text showing strips of land. 1823. £15.00

  297. Worthing CONVEYANCE of a Barn, Lands and hereditaments in Worthing... the Trustees under the will of John Penfold to Harry Newland. 3 vellum sheets, 20" x 25", wax seals. Small coloured plan in text showing strips of land. 1823. £15.00

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  298. Appleby AUCTION POSTER. To Be Sold by Auction.... at the house of Mrs Lamb, The Sign of the Crown and Mitre, in Appleby.... on Saturday the 28th Day of February.... several Closes of Valuable Land, situate at Bongate Town Head, near Appleby.... Size approx. 12" x 7", printed on one side only, small portion torn from left hand margin, folds, few small and one slightly larger holes, not affecting text, some contemporary in names and sums. 1824. £15.00

  299. Sheriff AN ACT to provide for the Execution for One Year of the Office of Sheriff in the County of Westmoreland. Pages numbered 345-347, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1849. £10.00

  300. Weston Patrick AGREEMENT FOR TENANCY for Manor Farm, between Lord Bolton and Henry Flux. 4pp., printed with manuscript inserts, folded with docket title, with large folded coloured sketch plan of the farm on cotton, size 34" x 17", spotty with damp, loosely inserted. 1921. £14.00

  301. Undermillbeck and Crook PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Estates called 'Mitchell Land', and 'Beckside', with the Thriving Larch Plantations.... 165 Acres of land, and 'Sunny Brow' containing 29 Acres.... For Sale by Auction.... July 27th, 1872. 4pp., folio, plus docket title, 2 large folding plans hand-coloured in outline, section with the last two leaves and page with docket title have become detached from the rest at spine. 1872. £32.00

  302. Walker (J) & (C) WESTMORELAND Folding engraved map. Hand-coloured in outline, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 12" x 15", folding into sm 8vo boards, original decorative printed label. c1840. £24.00

  303. Westmoreland Sheriff AN ACT to provide for the Appointment of Sheriff of the County of Westmoreland. Pages numbered 281-283, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1850. £11.00

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  304. Box and Ditteridge Auction PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF FREEHOLD FARM, With good Dwelling-House, Outbuildings, Garden, Arable and Pasture Lands, known as "Alcombe Farm," comprising 28a. 2r. 3p. Situate in the Parish of Box and Ditteridge, for many years in the occupation of Mr Thomas Andrews; also Freehold Dwelling Houses, Gardens, Building Land, Lime Kilns, and other Premises situate in the Upper Bristol Road, about 1 Miles from the City of Bath, known as "Belle-Vue Lodge," Locksbrook Place, and "Cork Paddock." The whole comprising an area of 5a. 3r. 13p. to be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Hawkins & Son. At the Full Moon Hotel, Southgate Street, in the City of Bath, On Thursday, the 4th day of November, 1886. Folio, 3 coloured folding plans, 4pp, folded. 1886. £30.00

  305. Chippenham Estate PARTICULARS, WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Freehold Estate consisting of a Convenient Residence, 51a. 0r. 27p. of Land, also Cottages.... in Pipsmore Leaze, Situate at Lowden, In the Parish of Chippenham, Which will be Offered for Sale by Public Auction, by Mr William Burbidge at the Angel Hotel, Chippenham, On Friday, the 16th of June, 1882. Folio, folded, 4pp, 2 coloured folding plans. 1882. £24.00

  306. Cholderton Estate PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of Sheep & Cattle Grazing Farm.. 80 acres of Copse well suited for shooting purposes. 8pp., folio, wraps, folding plan. Traces of vertical crease. 1925. £22.00

  307. Gorse Hill, Stratton St. Margaret PARTICULAR of Building Sites and Land... for sale by auction... at The Goddard Arms hotel, 29th May, 1876. 3pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. 1876. £10.00
    Lot 2 is a piece of land known as 'Flaxlands', sold subject to the right of T. Arkell to make a drain from their adjoining premises, and enter on the field to repair it.

  308. Hurst Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Hurst in the Counties of Berks and Wiltshire. 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1807. £17.00

  309. Lower Studley PARTICULARS of a Pleasantly Situate Suburban Residence... Two Closes of Pasture Land... to be sold by auction... 28th June, 1888. 4pp., folded with docket title. 1888. £15.00

  310. Milton Lilborne, Wilcott PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Small Pasture holdings known as Deane Water and Wroughton's Heart.... for Sale by Auction.... 26th April, 1904. 3pp., folio, folded. 1904. £12.00

  311. Netheravon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Attractive medium-sized residence known as 'The Elms'.... detached House known as 'The Yews'.... for Sale by Auction... 20th September, 1934. 13pp., wraps, folding coloured plan, photographic plate with 3 views. Trace of vertical fold. 1934. £15.00

  312. Semington PARTICULARS of the Desirable Dairy Farm known as 'Seend Park Farm', Semington.... for Sale by Auction September 4th, 1945. 10pp., sm. 4to, wraps. 1945. £12.00

  313. Simpson (G), Proprietor THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE November 23, 1820. 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. A few small tears at left-hand edge where once bound. 1820. £16.00
    Includes 'Condition of Women in India' (suttee etc.), much on the Queen and the bill on pains and penalties, arrest of one of the Cato St. conspirators.

  314. Simpson (G), Proprietor THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE November 30, 1820. 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. A few small tears at left-hand edge where once bound. 1820. £16.00
    Includes report on 'The Northern Expedition' - 'A drama was written by Mr. Parry, solely to please the men, and called 'The North West Passage'... the wolves were large...', murder at Seagry etc.

  315. Simpson (G), Proprietor THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE January 25, 1821. 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. A few small tears at left-hand edge where once bound. 1821. £16.00
    Includes advert for sale of The Bell Inn at Cherhill, Ibsley House, case in Manchester 'An Important Decision to Lace Dealers', speeches at Wilts County Meeting etc.

  316. Westbury A STATEMENT OF LANDS AND PREMISES in the Parish of Westbury belonging to Mr. Thomas Whitaker with the Amount of Rent Change in lieu of Tithes apportioned to each separate piece of Land. 4 double-page spreads in 4to notebook, marbled wraps, half of a another double page spread is missing. Some repaired tears. Used probably mid 20th century to copy 8 pages of information about Bratton, with owners, lands and occupiers and numbers on tithe map 1842. 1841. £20.00

  317. Westbury PARTICULARS Plans and Conditions of Sale of the Residential, Agricultural and Sporting Estate known as 'Leighton', comprising Stone-Built Georgian Mansion... Model Home Farm, Forty Seven Cottages, Westbury Drill Hall... in all embracing about 850 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 14th December 1921. 36pp., small folio, wraps, 3 large coloured folding plans, photos., photo frontis. loose, traces of vertical fold. 1921. £30.00

  318. Westbury PARTICULARS AND PLANS of the Greater Portion of ... The Belle Vue Estate, Including 60 Valuable Building Sites... The Old Cricket Field... Bella Vista House... Brook Mill Far, together with the Valuable Mineral underlying this Lots, and Valuable Wyleave Rent paid by the New Westbury Iron Company... 10pp., folio, wraps, 2 large folding maps. 1912. £22.00

  319. Westbury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Training Establishment with 347 1 rood 34 perches of Downland Gallops... 3pp., 4to, wraps, vertical crease. 1916. £12.00

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  320. Alvechurch TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at St. Martin's Tavern, in Birmingham, Thursday, the 18th of December... Handbill, printed in large letters, describing two lots, one a house and meadow at West-heath in the occupation of Joseph Baylies, the other parcels of land of 8 acres, part of the Manor of Alvechurch, occupied by Joseph Herdman, Henry Stibbs, William Harrison. Printed by Turner & Son, Top of Snow-Hill, Birmingham. Paper water-marked 1811. £26.00

  321. Malvern CATALOGUE of a Portion of the Valuable Household Furniture and other effects which Lear & Son will sell by Auction... September 25th, 1916. 8vo catalogue opening out to poster-sized sheet listing 213 Lots. 1916. £12.00
    The house was 'Medhurst', Worcester Road.

  322. Saint Martin PROBATE of the will of James Taylor, Victualler. Vellum, size 14" x 16", smaller printed certificate attached, fine large papered seal. 1840. £14.00

  323. Willersey ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of The Top Farm, Willersey, Comprising a most Perfect Tudor Residence... standing about 450 feet above sea level and commanding exceedingly beautiful views over the Vale of Evesham... for sale by auction... July 14th, 1914... 10pp., stiff printed wraps, size 12" x 10", wraps darkened, large number in blue crayon on front wrap. 6 photographic views on 3 pages. 1914. £22.00

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  324. Fenwick, near Askern SALE OF LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Wheat & Bean Stacks, Eatage, Household Furniture &c at Fenwick, near Askern... By Public Auction On the Premises of Mr Mark Skelton.... 14th & 15th of Feb. 1844, All the Valuable Farming Stock... Poster, size 15" x 10", rather creased in places, with some marks with printers ink. Lists Horses, beasts, Sheet, Poultry, Carriages & Implements, Furniture. T. Brooke & Co. Printers, Doncaster. 1844. £20.00

  325. Leeds DEED OF EXCHANGE of land at Potter Newton bounded by the Rivulet which supplies the Dam of the Holmes Mill, with right to elevate the water in the Dam 'to the height of the present Byerwash of the Dam'. A six-part indenture involving the Hon. William Lamb of Brocket Hall, Herts., Earl Cowper of Kent, James Brown of Harehills. 6 vellum sheets. On verso of one sheet is manuscript plan, size 6" x 12", showing Holmes Mill, Reservoir Bye Wash etc. 7 wax seals. 1815. £30.00

  326. Lythe, Cleveland PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Tithe-Free Freehold Mineral Estate of Egton Cottage, in the Parish of Lythe containing about 231 Acres... to Be Sold by Public Auction... 27th Day of July, 1877... 3pp., folio, plus docket title, large folding coloured plan. The title page has been amended in blue crayon and the day and place changed, and details of the lots amended. 1877. £34.00
    Includes 'Terra-Cotta Works with... powerful engine and machinery for the manufacture of fancy coloured bricks selling at £6 per 1,000...' and 'Grosmont Iron Mines'.

  327. Market Weighton AN ADDRESS Delivered by Mr. W.B. Plummer At the Devonshire Arms Inn, Market-Weighton, on Monday, the 4th of October, 1847, When the Market-Weighton Branch of the York and North Midland Railway Was Opened. Deira, Delgovitia, Yorkshire. 8pp., size 6" x 34", plain paper wraps. Market-Weighton: Printed by William Boast, Market Place. 1847. £24.00

  328. Northallerton REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 5pp., with a plan coloured in outline, on folding sheet, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £24.00

  329. Oates family MANUSCRIPT recording Oates genealogy. 131p, in a neat hand, plus many blanks. Notebook size 8" x 6", marbled boards, lacks front board, missing pieces of calf on spine. A few illustrations of monuments and coats of arms in text. Watermark 1814. £140.00
    Records Oates births, marriages, deaths, from Registers and monumental inscriptions, tombstones (transcriptions from monument given), in churches in the parishes of Thornhill, Kirkheaton, Mirfield, Dewsbury (the most names recorded with 16 pages), Wakefield, Hunslett, Astbury, Leeds, Silkstone, Leek, Barnsley, Brotherton, Horbury, Hockton, followed by names and dates from Wills of Rayner proved at York (up to 1814), Wills of Jolly or Jolley proved at Chester, Litchfield and Doctors Commons, Wills of Oates in Doctors Commons, York. For these last wills the main details of other family members mentioned in the will are noted. Notes Titus Oates will (1708).

  330. Sheffield Water Works PLAN OF WORKS OF THE COMPANY 1873. Ordnance survey map (no borders), size 22" x 23", dissected and mounted on linen and folding to tall 8vo boards, title in gilt and name 'J.W. Harrison' on front board. A lithographed label pasted bottom left with title and key in three colours, for Works completed, in progress, and authorised. Relevant parishes and townships outlined in blue, and labelled, reservoirs coloured and labelled neatly in relevant colour. Roads hand coloured, high ground shown with hachures. 1873. £34.00
    Shows Redmires, Dale Dike, Brookhead, Damflask etc.

  331. Sneaton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 46. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Area in south-east approx. 7" x 8" outlined in green wash. 1853. £25.00
    Covers Wragby, Row, Pike Hill.

  332. Yorkshire Turnpikes GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE of the Turnpike Roads, from Monk-Bridge, near the City of York, to New-Malton, and from thence to Scarborough, and also from Spittle House to Scarborough.... from the 7th Day of October, 1824, to the 1st Day of October, 1825. Attractively printed Statement, size 12" x 16", decorative border, setting our Surveyors Costs, etc., income from 34 villages, rents from Lessees of Tolls, etc. 1825. £40.00

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  333. Barclay (Sculp.) EDINBURGH CASTLE in Midlothian. Copper engraving, size 5" x 7", plus margins. A few foxing spots at edge of paper. c1780. £8.00
    Buildings in foreground, view framed by trees.

  334. Dalhousie, Bonyrigg DALHOUSIE CASTLE Copper engraving. Size 5" x 7", plus margins. Drawn by Sparrow. Published 1789 by S. Hooper. £8.00
    The castle is now a hotel.

  335. Devon Valley Railway AN ACT to confer on the Devon Valley Railway Company further Powers for the Completion of their Railway.... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1861. £10.00

  336. Dumfries BILL of John Grierson, Builder and Joiner, Charlotte Street, Dumfries. 4to, on blue paper, printed heading. Made out for dog kennel, coffin, mort cloth etc. 1865. £6.00

  337. Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal AN ACT to provide for the Settlement of the Claims of the Heirs of Entail of the Estate of Hailes in the County of Edinburgh with respect to the Construction of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal through the said Estate. Pages numbered 329-335, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1864. £10.00

  338. Edinburgh PERSPECTIVE VIEW of the Castle and City of Edinburgh, with the Towns of Leith, Burnt island & Kinghorn. Copper engraved view, taking in the whole of the city, with the castle on the left, hills of Fife in the distance, men with a horse in foreground. Size approx. 7" x 12", plus margins. Title below, and 'Engraved for The Modern Universal british Traveller' in smaller lettering in top margin. Small repaired edge tear at top margin. c1779. £22.00

  339. Greig family, Bandon CONTRACT OF MARRIAGE Betwixt David Greig and Katherin Baveridge. 3 closely written pages, sm. folio, signed and witnessed. Some foxing and ink blots. 1726. £20.00
    Involved a bond of three thousand marks Scots.

  340. Leith Harbour AN ACT for improving the Harbour and Docks of Leith. Pages numbered 1033-1036, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1847. £12.00

  341. Port Patrick AN ACT for improving and completing the Harbour of Port Patrick in Scotland, so as to render the same a more fit Situation for His Majesty's Packets. Pages numbered 897-910, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan. 1820. £12.00

  342. Scottish Mail AN ACT to repeal the Exemption from Toll granted for or in respect of Carriages with more than Two Wheels, carrying the Mail in Scotland; and for granting a Rate for Postage, as an Indemnity for the Loss which may arise to the Revenue of the Post Office from the Payment of such Tolls. Pages numbered 461-464, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1813. £10.00

  343. Scottish Roads, Bridges and Ferries AN ACT to repeal Two Acts.... for maintaining and keeping in Repair certain Roads and Bridges in Scotland; to provide more effectually for that Purpose; and for Regulation of Ferries in Scotland. Pages numbered 9-10, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1819. £10.00

  344. Walter Scott Monument AN ACT for the Erection at Edinburgh of a Monument to the late Sir Walter Scott. Pages numbered 193-195, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1841. £16.00

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  345. Barmouth and Harlech ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets LIX N.E, LXXV N.E., borders, each linen-backed and folding into uniform cloth wraps with yellow Stanford label. Electrotypes, c1880. £16.00

  346. Llanfair PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Sale of Freehold Farm comprising House, Buildings & 34 Acres... for Sale by Auction... February 15th, 1909. Title page and one page description of the farm 'Pentre Ucha', small folio, folding plan. Folded with docket title. Some small edge tears. 1909. £16.00

  347. Welshpool ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 60 N.E. Size 12" x 19", border all round, folded. Trimmed to border. 1" split at fold at edge. 1880. £15.00

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  348. Annuities RELEASE of interest in five thousand pounds of annuities, Thomas Mitchell of the King's Dragoon Guards, residing at Mayfair, to Thomas Sharpe Mitchell of Phantafore in Midlothian, and James Robert Gardiner of Somerset House. Vellum, size 23" x 28", wax seal. 1854. £9.00

  349. Anon. THE OLD FAMILY COACH An Amusing Game for a Large Party of Children. 7pp., sm. 8vo., printed yellow wraps, sewn, split down part of spine... together with... GAME OF FAMILY COACH. Manuscript on 10p., small 8vo., similar names and story, but with destination changed from Niagra Falls to Brighton. c1870. £10.00

  350. Bath and West of England Society CERTIFICATE OF ENTRY. FOR CATTLE ONLY for Tunbridge Wells Meeting, 1881. Large folio blank form, printed on one side only, to be filled in by exhibitor. Keenes, Printers, Bath. 1881. £6.00
    14 questions were to be answered, e.g. 'The Colour (Any animal found to be artificially coloured will be disqualified.')

  351. Bedford Levels A STATE OF THE REVENUES AND DEBT OF THE CORPORATION OF BEDFORD LEVELS, as the same stood at Lady-day 1752, with the Advantages which will accrue to the Creditors of the Corporation, and the Proprietors of the South and Middle Levels, by permitting the Proprietors of the North Level to be discharged of the Debt. in order to their making a Security for a sufficient Sum of Money to be raised for their better Draining, on the Terms which have lately been proposed. 3pp, folio, docket title, folded. (1752) £85.00
    The Bedford Levels were in the counties of Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, Northamptonshire, and Lincolnshire.

  352. Brighton and Cheltenham Direct Railway PROSPECTUS Capital £1,000,000 In Shares of £20 Each. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. List of Committee etc. on first page, explanation of the advantages of the railway, and form for shares on the second page, the third page being a full-page plan, engraved by J. Wyld, covering the south coast north to Manchester, showing the proposed line hand-coloured in red, the Manchester and Southampton in blue, and the Southampton, Manchester & Oxford Junction in yellow. Small library stamp top right. 1845. £75.00
    'by means of this projected line, a direct communication with France, either from Brighton or Dover, will be opened with the Northern Counties of England.' The Engineers were Sir John Rennie and George Remington.

  353. Caldwell (E), (Illustrator) LETTER from E. Caldwell, 2, Primrose Hill Studios, December 2nd 1903, to a Mr Collis. Asks him to thank Mr Findlay for the copy of his book: 'I have heard nothing further regarding the Musk Ox head. I hope they will not put a 'makeshift' on the cover.' 1p, 8vo, blank conjoint leaf. 'Received' stamp top left, and '1946' in blue crayon. 1903. £10.00
    Caldwell illustrated such books as 'Jock of the Bushveld', and 'Chase of the Wild Red Deer in Devon and Somerset'.

  354. Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire REMARKS Upon that Part of the Great Bedford Level, called The North Level, in Which The Causes of its First Drowning, and of its present ruinous Condition, are considered; with some Proposals for the better Draining the said Level. First Published in 1748, and now Corrected, and Published, for the Perusal of the Publick, as there is a Bill depending in Parliament for the better Draining of the North Level, with Porsand. 3p., folio, finely printed on thick paper, folded with docket title. c1750. £80.00

  355. Chapman and Hall, Pub. ISLES OF MAN, JERSEY & GUERNSEY Engraved map, coloured in outline, showing the three islands. Size 7" x 9", linen-backed and folding into small 4to boards, gilt title. Some spots on boards. c1840. £20.00

  356. Child Labour AN ACT to regulate the Labour of Children, young Persons, and Women, in Print Works. Pages numbered 24, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1845. £12.00

  357. Chocolaterie d'Aiguebelle FIFTEEN CHROMOLITH CARDS illustrating 'La Vie de Jeanne d'Arc'. Each card size 4" x 3", illustrating a different episode, which is recounted in detail (in French) on verso. c1910. £14.00
    There is no card of Jeanne at the stake so presumably the set is not complete. The Chocolaterie was in the Drome.

  358. Combination of Workmen AN ACT to repeal the Laws relating to the Combination of Workmen, and to make other Provisions in lieu thereof. 14pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1825. £12.00

  359. Currier and Ives prints SALE CATALOGUE for an auction of Rare and Fine American Lithographs, mainly the work of N. Currier and Currier and Ives. A Collection Formed by Rita Michaelsen. American Art Asociation, New York City, December 18th, 1930. 57pp., 8vo., wraps. Illustrations. 1930. £9.00

  360. Death Penalty AN ACT for abolishing the Punishment of Death in certain Cases, and substituting a lesser Punishment in lieu thereof. 2pp., disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1832. £8.00

  361. Devon and Cornwall THE YACHTSMAN'S LOG BOOK for 'Morwenna'. Sailing log for voyages to Cornwall, Devon, Scillies, 1946-9. Printed log book, 4to, recording cruises off the Devon and Cornwall coast, and the Scillies. Printed columns, over double-page spreads. Entries in ink and in pencil. Records position, compass course, technical details. Entries on 63 double-page spreads, nearly all entries in 'Remarks' column, some pages just a few lines, others up to 20 lines. 1946 £35.00
    'Wolf Rock Abeam. Sail: Mainsail Foresail Staysail & Jib. Visibility good. Ship sailing well. Sailing vessel (Crabber) sighted on Starboard bow. Scilly Islands on Starbord Bow. Masts on Centre of S. Marys abeam. Penninis Head Identified. Spanish Ledges Buoy identified. Dropped anchor in line with Hugh Town Beacon. Went ashore hoping to get dinner....'

  362. Digby family DRAFT GRANT of a Rent Charge of £3000 to be issuing out of he estates devised by the Will of the late Edward Earl of Digby. 15pp., folio. 1856. £10.00

  363. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF NEUCHATEL, FREYBURG Sheet XII. Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. 1860. £16.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Thun, Lucens, Bulle, Bern.

  364. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF SIMPLON, JUNGFRAU, BRIEG Sheet XVIII. Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. 1854. £16.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Shows numerous glaciers in the northern half of the map.

  365. Farriery ELEVEN BILLS From William Hull and Son to Mistress Hannah Gibbon. Small folio, each bill listing approx. fifty items over a period of months. 1831-43. £20.00
    Includes shoes for horses, sharpening tools, doses of 'physick' for cows, 'blistering mare', mending wheels, 'sharpening coulter' etc.

  366. First World War THE DAILY MIRROR April 14, 1915. 12pp. Many photographs of 'The Shame and The Pthos of Przemysl: What a Daily Mirror photographer saw when he visited the fallen fortress'. Praises the Russian troops and says the Austrian officers 'lived on the fat of the land while their men starved'. Folded, a few small edge tears. 1915. £6.00

  367. Germany FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS OF BADEN BADEN albumen prints. Size 5" x 7". Views comprise: Victoria Hotel, Park with bandstand and colonnaded building 'Conversationhaus', small canal in park, overall view of town. c1890. £8.00
    Numbered in white in plate.

  368. Goode & Co. (London) Ltd. CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH BONE CHINA and Earthenware Services. 32pp., 4to, imitation snakeskin boards, 10 full colour plates, some with gilt, attractively printed, prices on facing page, plus black and white illusts. c1950. £18.00
    Includes Crown Derby, Spode, Minton, Worcester etc.


  369. Great Central Railway 6 W.C. BOGIE PASSENGER ENGINES. NO. 1095-1104. No. 7708. Scale 1 Inch - 1 Foot. Measured engineering drawing, on paper backed with linen, size 29" x 43". Drawing is a form of early reproduction, but hand coloured in mauve, purple, red, turquoise, and blue. The drawing at the top is an elevation and the one under is a plan. Numerous measurements, small tables of 'Weight of Engine on Rails', 'Heating Surface' etc., in margins. Oval stamp of 'Great Central Railway. Loco. Dept.' bottom right, signed J.G. Robinson in red ink. The date is illegible. There are four punch-holes in the corners. c1910. £110.00
    John George Robinson was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Railway from 1900-1922.

  370. Harvey (Sir Charles) LOG OF THE SCHOONER YACHT 'DARING' of Cowes, Bound for Falmouth, Owner and Captain Sir Charles Harvey Bart. 17th July 1877 - 9th Aug 1877, and July 19-21st, 1879. Printed Log Book, size 13" x 11", with columns for hour, Courses, Winds etc., and a large column for 'Remarks'. Printed label, worn at edges, with details entered in ink. Blue paper covered boards, paper torn away at corners, morocco spine, lacks morocco down spine. 4 printed pages at the front on 'Treatment of the Apparently Drowned' etc., with illustrations. 32 pages of entries in all. There are few entries in the columns for 'Winds' etc., all the information being in the 'Remarks' columns. The first section details the trip from Dover, to Beachy Head, Newhaven, Cowes Bay, and ends at Southampton Water. There follows a small section Ryde - Lowestoft, then a description of a race they enter at Great Yarmouth - 'the course was so small we had to turn to get canvas on her... met with some damage by a small swinging down on us breaking.... the figurehead' (next to this is a drawing of 'Sir C' threatening to throw himself overboard in frustration). The last section, to Margate, is mainly a series of humourous poems - comic opera style, 'Chorus of Indignant Crew', 'Chorus of Angry Captain' etc.. with pencil sketches. 1877-9. £125.00

  371. Heather (William) TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE MASTER, WARDENS & ELDER BRETHREN of the Trinity House, This Chart of the Entrances to The River Thames is Most Respectfully Dedicated by their obliged humble Servant William Heather. Finely engraved chart, size 25" x 31", dissected and mounted on linen, edges bound with blue silk tape, folding to 9" x 8". Manuscript label in French on verso. Drawn by S. Clements, Pilot of the King's Yacht. Large title cartouche, scale bars, inset bottom left of River Thames from Erith to the Tower of London. A few buildings such as the Tower of London have been very lightly shaded in pink Published As the Act Directs £300.00
    Scarce. A very detailed chart showing towns, villages shown by a church, Mills, Lights, beacons, shoals etc.

  372. Heather (William) TO THE MERCHANTS, AND MASTERS OF VESSELS, EMPLOYED IN THE COASTING TRADE this Chart of the East Coast of England is most respectfully dedicated by Their obliged and humble Servant Wm. Heather. Finely engraved chart, size 25" x 31", dissected and backed with linen, blue silk edge tape, folding to 9" x 8", manuscript label in French on verso. Three scale bars. Shows the coast from Baudsley and Orford Haven to Grimsby, Spurn, shows Dogger Bank, with Brown Bank and Wells Bank at the bottom of the map. Shows towns, villages with a small church, mills, lights, sluices, shoals, banks. Engraved by J. Stephenson. 1802. £260.00

  373. Holborne Museum, Bath CIRCLE SQUARE AND CRESCENT The planned street of the townscapes of the British Isles... An exhibition mounted by the Holburne Museum as a contribution to European Architectural Heritage Year, 1975. 24pp., large 4to, numerous illustrations. Back wrap with light foxing and crease at corner. 1975. £10.00
    Concentrates mainly on Bath, but also includes Bristol, Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Brighton.

  374. Indian Cholera AN ACT for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in Scotland. 3pp. Disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1832. £10.00

  375. Jamaican Slave Trade AN ACT to revive and continue in force... an Act of the Legislature of Jamaica to explain and amend an Act for the Abolition of Slavery in that Island, and in aid of the same. 3pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1836. £10.00

  376. Kent and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet Kent XLIX/Surrey Parts XXXVI etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1872-3, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00
    Covers Edenbridge, Chiddingstone, Hever, Haxted.

  377. Lancashire and Yorks. TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile. Sheet LXV S.E (Higher Twiston, Rimington Moor) and XLVIII N.W/CLXXXIII (Walk Mill, Deerplay Moor). Water features hand-coloured. Surface dusty. Some edge tears. c1899. £20.00
    Shows old lead mines, quarries etc.

  378. Licensed Premises PARTICULARS, PLANS, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 20 Freehold Premises in the Districts of Liverpool, St. Helens, Sheffields, Middlewich, Birmingham, Manchester.... together with Valuable Shops, Warehouses and other Premises.... for Sale by Auction... 20th day of March, 1928. With 18 folding coloured plans, 22 + (1)pp, 4to, original printed wraps, some leaves and maps loose, edge tears to a few leaves. 1928. £45.00

  379. Livorno, Italy AT TWENTY DAYS SIGHT pay this my first of Exchange to Mr Fisher Jackson or order dollars eighty eight at four pence pr. dollar exchange... Bill in manuscript in a neat hand, dated Livorno 26th January 1725, size 2" x 9", signed Thos. Winder, and addressed to Edward Monington at Richard Lockwood's Esq. Near London. Signed as accepted 8th Feb. 1724/5 by Edward Monington. The sume of £19.16.0d and the date 3 Mar. has been written in a different hand in the corner. Tipped onto a piece of thick blue paper. 1725. £22.00

  380. London & Birmingham Railway Company CERTIFICATE OF £100 SHARE made out to William Rutson of Newby Wiske, signed by Secretaries. Size 6" x 8", printed in a variety of type faces, red paper seal 2" in diameter. 1833. £75.00
    The Company was incorporated in 1833.

  381. Military Service FOR THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF Statement of the Services of J. A. Vesey Kirkland, Colonel & Lt. Colonel of the 2/5 Regiment of Fusiliers with a Record of such Particulars as may be useful in case of his death. 7p., folio, printed on blue paper, folded with docket title on verso of last leaf, with details of service from 1837 to 1863 entered in ink. April 1864. £30.00
    John Angersham Vesey Kirkland. Joined 'By Purchase' age 17, and served in the Windward Islands, Canada, The Crimea (Alma, Inkermann, Balaklava, Sevastopol), Natal.

  382. Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire AN ACT for granting powers to the Wye Valley Railway Company; and for other purposes... 18pp., small folio. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1875. £10.00

  383. Municipal Corporations Act ADDRESSED TO ALL OVERSEERS of Persons executing the Duties of Overseers of the Poor in Parishes maintaining their own Poor... Folio sheet, printed on both sides, giving instructions for recording all 'Male Persons of the age of Twenty-one Years... rated to the Poor Rates....' according to the Act. On the back is a list of boroughs, and warning about penalties.. together with... Order in Council regarding the Act, Court of St. James, 11 September 1835, large folio, folded. Together with printed covering letter from Whitehall. 1835. £30.00

  384. National Guarantee Association Limited INTESTATE SUCCESSION TABLES England and Wales, Scotland, Irish Free State, Northern Ireland. Also a Short Glossary of Scottish Legal Terms. 13pp., 4to, sewn with silk tie. 1935. £7.00

  385. Nottingham and Derbyshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXII S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, Size 13" x 15", plus wide margins. c1890. £18.00
    Covers Ollerton, Elmton.

  386. Paris RECEPTION DES MEDECINS ANGLAIS Programme for the Soiree 12 May 1905 at the Theatre de l'Automobile-Club. 2 pages small 8vo, plus stiff wraps with engraving showing fauns, musical instruments etc., trace of slight fold in front wrap. Invitation loosely inserted. 1905. £8.00

  387. Quakers in Russia LETTER from Wilson Burges to his cousin Charles Hicks at Stansted Mount Fitchet, Essex, dated Shusharry Establishment 16 Fursts or 10 miles from St. Petersburg., 12mo 19 1837. 3p, 4to, cross-written on all but the last page. Folded, with address panel on last page, wax seal, various postmarks and '2d' in ink. Neatly written, but because of the cross-writing not easy to read. Speaks of the religion of the people, their love of icons, the habit of fasting so that poor people become feeble, ways of keeping houses warm. Writes in detail of 'the Wheelers' undertakings, and of a group in St. Petersburg, mainly German, who regularly 'sit in silence'. 1837. £40.00
    'The work in which the Wheelers are engaged is much more extensive than I had anticipated, the land which they now have under their care amounts to 3700 acres, thus divided: - bog yet uncultivated - 1650 acres; cultivated & let off to 21 Tenants who pay their rent direct to Government but over whom D. Wheeler exercises a degree of superintendance - 640 acres; cultivated & in their own hands - 1410 acres... The late Mr. Wheeler particularly seems to have been highly esteemed...' In 1817 the Emperor Alexander asked Quakers in England to recommend an expert who would undertake the draining of the marshes around St. Petersburg. Wheeler volunteered and left England with his family, eventually with his assistants draining 40,000 hectares.

  388. Queen Victoria THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY Published by Authority Tuesday January 22, 1901. 4pp., 4to, black mourning borders, announcement of death on front page, Proclamation by the King, list of people at Court etc. The blank back page is pasted to thin card, on the verso of which are cuttings from the Daily Telegraph on the Funeral Route to Cowes. 1901. £18.00

  389. Richards (Glanville) COLLECTION OF GENEALOGICAL NOTES written on plain paper leaves which have been bound into two sections of Vivians 'Visitation of the County of Devon' (1895). The printed pages comprise only pages 269-542, and pages 543-899 (the first part not present). The pages have been rebound and interleaved with the blank pages, with manuscript pedigrees, correspondence, a few armorial bookplates, etc., pasted in. The printed pedigrees have been heavily annotated in red ink and pencil. Many notes and letters have been loosely inserted. The binding of both volumes has been taken off, so there are no boards or spine. 1908-12. £70.00
    Glanville had been sentenced to two months in prison in 1883(?) for defacing manuscripts in the British Museum. At the trial at the Old Bailey Edward Scott, Keeper of Manuscripts, gave evidence, explaining how Glanville had added his own notes to some of the Harleian Manuscripts, attempting to disguise his writing: 'turning to folio 108 I find that certain parts have been interpolated... the object of that interpolation is to connect the family of Avanel with the family of Leete...'. A Mr. Leete testified that he had sent Glanville money after he approached him offering to research his family with reference to manuscripts in the British Museum showing a connection between the Leete and Avanel families. Glanville had pleaded poverty and claimed he was studying for ordination.

  390. Royal Institution MEMORIAL TO FARADAY Proceedings at a Public Meeting, at the Royal Institution, London, June 21st, 1869. 11p, 8vo. Last page torn and corner worn. 1869. £7.00
    Includes speeches by Prince of Wales, Professor Owen etc.

  391. Saurel (B.J) PLAN DE GAND (GHENT) dresse par B.J. Saurel, Geometre de 1re Classe, et Lithographie par G. Jacqmain. Plan size 12" x 15". Scale 1: 10,000, street index down margins and at bottom. Traces of folds, 7 small worm holes, some creasing. 1858. £14.00

  392. Shooting and Fishing GAME AND GUN & The Angler's Monthly. Two issues, no. 238 and 254. 28pp in each, 4to. Includes 4p. article on 'Sea Birds of Scilly'. 1945-6. £5.00

  393. Simmons (Capt. J.L.A) MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES SHOWING THE RAILWAYS Canals & Inland Navigation, Compiled From the Ordnance Surveys and other sources For the Use of the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade, &c. Under the Direction of Captain J.L.A. Simmons, Rl. Engrs., F. Mackenzie, Draftsman. Presented to the House of Commons by Command of Her Majesty. Lithographed map size 64" x 56", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled endpapers. Coast and canals shaded in blue. The cloth between the second row of sections and the third has split completely so the top quarter of the map is detached; there is also a split in the linen along seven sections between the fourth and fifth row. Three or four very small chips in surface, a few minor spots. Someone has drawn a large line of dots between Margate and London (presumably a proposed railway). The paper is slightly darkened as the quality of the paper used was not very high. Hansard, Printer. No. 40. Ordered by The House of Commons to be Printed 1st Decr. 1852. £60.00

  394. Slave Trade AN ACT for carrying into further Execution Two Acts of His present Majesty, relating to the Compensation for Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery, and for facilitating the Distribution and Payment of such Compensation. 7pp., disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1836. £10.00

  395. Slavery AN ACT for carrying into further Execution Two Acts of His present Majesty, relating to the Compensation for Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery, and for facilitating the Distribution and Payment of such Compensation. 8pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1836. £16.00

  396. Sleeper (James) ENTER YE IN AT THE STRAIT GATE for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction... Religious tract, with no title but this quotation at the head, 4pp., 8vo, traces of folds. The name 'James Sleeper. 8th mo. 8th, 1828' at the end. Printed by John Young, 3 Black Horse Alley, Philadelphia. £35.00
    'Having... witnessed in our own time the dreadful misery which building Meeting-houses and setting up a traditional wordly religion hath had on mankind... we do sincerely pray... that we may not have any forms of religion only such as he orders by his spirit in our hearts... some of us fully believe that the goodness of GOD is like electricity, that if 100 persons have hold of hands, all feel the shock at once...'

  397. Smith (P) THE TURNPIKE AGE Reproductions of prints, and of engravings by W.H. Pyne showing carts, paviers, tollgates, stage coaches etc., together with illustrations of posters etc. 42pp., size 11" x 17", plus folding map from Paterson's Roads. With an Introduction by P. Smith. Glossy illustrated wraps, cloth spine. Second edition 1972. £8.00

  398. Smith's NEW MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES comprehending the whole of the Turnpike Roads, with the great Rivers, and navigable Canals. Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size 22" x 18", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into card slipcase with printed label, size 7" x 5". Small light splash mark in North Sea. Small split at edge of slipcase. London. Printed for S. Smith... Jan. 6th 1804. £60.00

  399. Smuggling AN ACT for the Prevention of Smuggling 40pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1825. £12.00

  400. Stanford's MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES from Richmond to Lechlade. Scale half an inch to 1 mile. Colour-printed on folding strip, 124" x 8", folding into blue paper wraps. 1958. £20.00

  401. Street cleaning, watering SOHY Constructeur Mecanicien, Materiel d'Arrosement, Materiel de Nettoiement, 62 rue Amelot, Paris. Catalogue, large 4to (size 13" x 19"), 4pp., traces of folds. Two small pieces chipped away in right margin. Illustrations, including large illustrations of machine for watering streets, another for cleaning streets with a large brush at the back (both drawn by horses), attractive view size 3" x 7" showing a large park with gardener watering with complicated hose system, also carts, rakes, pipes, men using hoses mounted on wheels, fire pumps, firemens uniforms, pumps for wells etc. 1879. £40.00

  402. Suffolk and Norfolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LI. N.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Blue 'Record Map' stamp in margin. 'Index to the Tithe Survy' printed in top margin. O.S. blindstamp 1880. £18.00
    Covers Mildenhall, Thetford.

  403. Surrey, Berks. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 269. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 14" x 19". Some railway lines added neatly in red and blue ink. O.S blind stamp 1907. £20.00

  404. Sussex, Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 303. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", border all round, full colour wash in pale green, boundaries, main roads, railways, parkland and water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps with Stanford label and key map on front. c1890. £22.00
    Covers Tunbridge Wells, East Grinstead, Buxted.

  405. Weller (E) Engr. NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Sheet 1, London to Birmingham, Sheet 2 Birmingham to Manchester & Liverpool. Lithograph maps, hand-coloured in outline, on two sheets 17" x 12", each divided into three strips, scale " to 1 mile. 1863. £36.00
    From 'The Dispatch Atlas'.

  406. Windermere etc. THE NEW ALBUM OF ENGLISH LAKES 24 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into gilt decorated boards, size 5" x 4". c1880. £15.00

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