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Acland (James), Proprietor & Editor THE BRISTOLIAN Correspondence and Memoirs of James Acland... written by Himself. Vol. IV nos XXXIII. 4pp., 4to. Note in ink that it was purchased by Edward Tew at the printing office, Bridewell Lane. March 2, 1831. £10.00
¶ Includes articles on the Select Vestry Question, the opponents of Reform etc. Acland was often being pursued by the law 'On Saturday Night last I was besieged by Officers and others in one of my occasional castles....'
Bacon's PLAN OF BRISTOL Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1890. £20.00
¶ Covers Stoke Bishop, Arno's Vale, Barton Regis Workhouse.
BAPTIST MILLS BRASS WORKS Baptist Mills BILL - Thomas's Account of Wages &c paid... Account of the B.M. Compt. from Sept. 29th to October 13th 1711. Manuscript listing 15 items, one side of sheet 12" x 8", with totals for 'Trade' and 'Waggons'. Piece torn from top left corner with loss of a couple of words. Impressed ownership stamp. 1711. £95.00
¶ Includes 'To the Melters at Baptist Mills... £31.2.0d', 'To the Mill men & Soderers £16.6.6d', 'The Smiths & Labourers £8.4.0d', 'Keinsham Mills ... to the Millmen... £43.13s...' Material relating to the Baptist Mills works is very scarce. The works were started in 1702 by Abraham Darby. An Arthur Thomas, Pewterer, was one of the original group of Quakers who started the works, and a John Thomas was assistant to Abraham Darby, so the 'Thomas' might possibly refer to either of those men. The christian name of Mr. Thomas has been torn away.
Bedminster, Clifton Wood, St Thomas ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Gloucestershire Sheet LXXV.4/Somerset Sheet VI.2 & 6. Scale 25.344" to 1 mile. 27" x 38". Folds, some very light discoloration at one fold, two small splits where folds meet. Edition of 1886, re-zincographed and printed in 1892. £28.00
¶ Covers Ashton Rolling Mills, Malago Vale Works, Dean Lane Colliery, Cumberland Basin, Timber Yards, Marble Works etc., at Canon's Marsh, Brewery, Soap and Candle Works, Vinegar Works, Tobacco Manufactory, etc., at Redcliffe.
PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE BLITZ ON BRISTOL Bristol Blitz BRISTOL ALERT Scrap-book containing the script of 'Bristol at War' broadcast on the West of England Home Service, 29th July, 1945. 20p., cyclostyled, foolscap, with 43 pages of cuttings of the Western Daily Press column 'Bristol Alert', and 29 black and white photographs (size approx. 4" x 6") of Bristol after the bombings of 1940 and 1941, loosely tipped into foolscap pages, captioned underneath by compiler, with some notes. Photographs stamped in purple on verso 'This photograph by Western Daily Press and Bristol Mirror Bristol' in an oval. Together with various relevant cuttings. All sheets loose in card covers. 1940's onwards. £120.00
¶ Photographs include: Whiteladies Road, Union St., Victoria St., Park St., Victoria St., firemen at Stokes Croft, site of The Coliseum, Berkeley Sq., Upper Arcade, interior of St. Peter's Church, Mary-le-Port St., Bridge St., Wine St., Dutch House.
Bristol Bridge City Engine LABEL OR TICKET Size 3" x 4", printed on stiff paper, decorative border, small table for waggon weight Gross, Tare and Net. 'William Sayer' bottom right. Not filled in. T. Lane, Printer, Redcliffe St. 1822. £18.00
Corporation of Bristol EARLY PRINTED ENGLISH BOOKS (1499 - 1640) in The Bristol Reference Library. 51pp., tall 8vo., printed wraps, slightly faded. Some illustrations. 1954. £8.00
Fishponds RIDGEWAY PARK CEMETERY Fine lithograph, size 16" x 21", plus wide margins, tinted in buff and greenish grey, showing a view across the cemetery towards Purdown, with chapel on the right and carriages approaching, each monument shown, people strolling along paths. Stoke Park on the hill in the distance, and Frenchay church in middle distance, picture nicely framed with trees. Large title, price of graves, and name and address of Registrar in bottom margin. c1870. £55.00
Kingswood SIX REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS All titled in white in the plate and numbered A7444 etc. Includes Cossham Hospital, Clock Tower, Regent St., Park, Church interior. c1920 or slightly earlier. £16.00
¶ Some nice street scenes with carts, etc.
Leather Manufacturers, Tool Makers etc. FIFTEEN BILLHEADS All with printed headings, all Bristol firms. Mainly small 4to. and smaller, many dustmarked at edges, with some tears and wear at corners, all with stab hole, slightly rust-marked at hole. 1870's-80's. £18.00
¶ Includes R.H. Ashman, Leather Factors, Broadmead (2 bills with good illustrations of the works); Buchanan Bros, Albion Iron Works, Shoe Machinery and Sewing Machines (4 bills of different designs); Moses Young, Currier and Leather Seller.
Leighton (Wilfred) THE PRESERVATION OF THE THEATRE ROYAL and Matters Relating to the Building 1942-1960. 20p., cyclostyled, 4to, wraps. Staples rusted away, hence loose in wraps. 1961. £10.00
¶ Marked 'Confidential to the Trustees'.
Lysaght (John), Limited. AGRICULTURAL FEEDING APPLIANCES Manufactured by John Lysaght, Limited, Galvanized Iron Works, Bristol. Catalogue printed in blue on buff paper, on both sides of sheet 16" x 12", folded to form a brochure 5" x 3". Each item attractively illustrated, with prices for different sizes. 1" tear along one fold. c1900. £26.00
¶ Includes garden stools, cattle troughs, shepherds hut, water-carriers, sheep racks etc.
Theatre AN ACT to enable His Majesty to license a Theatre in the City of Bristol. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 2pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1778. £22.00
Theatre Royal BRISTOL THEATRE. ABSTRACT OF THE REGULATIONS OF THE TRUST DEED. 2p., 4to, stab hole in top margin. Folds, some repaired splits at folds. Reinforced at left-hand edge. c1816. £20.00
¶ Sets out the way the Theatre was to be managed in great detail, for example that the 48 Shareholders were to have Free Admittance.
Theatre Royal, King Street PROGRAMME for Sinbad the Sailor. Very fine lithographed illustration of an eagle carrying a lady dressed as Sinbad in its claws, gold border, programme of Scenes etc. inside and on last page, with some local adverts... together with 8vo programme for Robinson Crusoe, decorative front and back printed in red and black, some slight browning on inside. c1900. £14.00
¶ A scene in 'Sinbad' was set in the port of Bristol.
Totterdown, Arno's Vale, Temple ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Gloucestershire Sheet LXXVI.1/Somerset Sheet VI.3,4, 7 & 8 (parts). Scale 25.344" to 1 mile. 27" x 38". Folds, some very light discoloration at one fold. Surveyed 1881, re-zincographed and printed in 1890. £28.00
¶ Covers Arno's Vale Cemetery, Great Western Works, Avonbank Brick and Tile Works, Avonside Mills, St. Vincent's Works, Albert Pottery, etc.
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Boar's Croft Farm, between Cheddington and Aylesbury 30 HEAD OF EXCEEDINGLY WELL-BRED SHORT-HORN CATTLE, Including 12 Heiffers, 7 Cows, 6 Heiffer Calves & 5 Bulls, also A Valuable Entire Cart Colt.... 40 Acres of Grass Crop.... The property of Thomas Kingsley.... To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas & Son & Castle, On the premises, on Wednesday, June 13th, 1877.... Poster, size 30" x 20", few short tears, a couple of small holes where once folded. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1877. £22.00
Denham PARTICULARS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Exceedingly Attractive & Historical Freehold Property known as the Denham Court Estate comprising a Magnificent XVIIth Century Mansion.... an Attractive Residence, known as "The Lea,".... "The Priory," and 23 cottages the whole embracing an Area of about 518 Acres.... for sale by Auction.... on Wednesday 25th May, 1921. Folio, folding plan, 5 photographic plates, 22pp, original wraps, with photograph pasted to top wrap. 1921. £32.00
¶ Included an 'Ivy-clad Suspension Bridge' over the river.
Iver BILLHEAD of W. Lloyd, Saddler and Harness Maker. Whips, Brushes, Sponges, Spurs... Oblong 4to, with fine deep printed heading showing horses, portmanteau, trunk etc. Trace of folds, small stab hole through ms. part. Made out to J. Taylor for 2 items. 1902. £6.00
Manor Farm, Chetwode 48 HEAD OF VALUABLE CATTLE, 90 SHEEP, 10 GOOD CART & NAG HORSES, 12 Porkets, Wagons, Carts, and various Agricultural Implements, The property of Mr Collier, who is declining business, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, On the Premises at Chetwode, on Thursday, the 21st day of March 1867.... Poster, size 26" x 20", few short tears. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1867. £24.00
Marsh Gibbon Grange, near Bicester 50 ACRES OF GRASS CROP.... On lands in the occupation of Mr Edward Jakeman, who is leaving Marsh Gibbon Grange, To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton, & Geo. Castle at the Greyhound Inn, Marsh Gibbon, on Wednesday, May 8th, 1867, at Five o'clock.... Poster, size 23" x 18", couple of short tears, once folded. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1867. £22.00
Marsh Gibbon, near Bicester THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Feather Beds, Linen, and Miscellaneous Effects the Property of the late, Mr Thomas Jones; also by Permission 6 Head of Cattle, Nag, Mare, Wagon, Dung Cart..... To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle on the Premises, Marsh Gibbon, on Tuesday Next, February 9th, 1875.... Poster, size 19" x 15", couple of short splits where once folded. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1875. £24.00
¶ Includes a list of the 123 items in the sale, giving items furniture, linen, cutlery etc., room by room.
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Guilden Sutton, near Chester PARTICULAR OF FREEHOLD ESTATE, Situate at Guilden Sutton, about Two Miles from Chester, advertised To be Sold by Auction, at the Albion Hotel, in Chester, On Monday, the 25th Day of October, 1824.... A Good Spacious Farm House, with Spacious Outbuildings.... Poster, size 17" x 11". Carnes, Printer, Northwich, 1824. £24.00
Seacombe SEPIA WATERCOLOUR SKETCH titled in margin 'near Seacombe. Sept. 10 1811'. Size approx. 6" x 8", shows sailing boat moored at the bank, near pinkish coloured houses surrounded by trees, two fishermen in foreground. In sepia tones with pencil shading and detail, sky left blank. 1811. £24.00
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Balleswidden Mine, St. Just REPORT on the Mine prepared for William Richards, on behalf of the Trustees of the late R. Davy. 3p., in manuscript, folio. Not signed. Possibly a contemporary copy. Divided into 'Present operations', 'The past year's workings', 'Future Prospects', Tin Dressing'... together with... Letter dated Balleswidden 11th Dec. 1869 from Henry Thomas to Captn. Henry Boyns, giving figures for Tin samples, number on tutwork, tin dressing cost etc. 2p, small 8vo. 13th Dec. 1869. £40.00
¶ 'The average number of men per month on Tut has been 71 men & 13 boys, on Tribute 147 men and 19 boys. The value of mineral raised by each Tut & Tribute man and two boys equal to one man per month throughout the year is £6.9.1d.'
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT Blight (J.T) PARC-AN-CHAPEL, CAPE CORNWALL. Manuscript, signed, by Blight. With an India paper proof of a wood-engraving of the ruins of the chapel, 3" x 4", pasted under the signature. 4to, 2p, headed 'For Publication', the paper has been folded and is rather creased down one side. Loosely inserted in plain wrappers, with a cutting from an early bookseller's catalogue describing the item, and a MS note of an ancient cross found nearby, taken from Buller's 'Account of the Parish of St. Just'. c1856. £200.00
¶ The wood-engraved illustration, of which this is a proof copy, appears in Blight's Ancient Crosses and other Antiquities....nThis manuscript was printed in 'Willis's Current Notes,' 1856.
Bodmin, Falmouth, Penzance THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets XXX, XXXI, XXXII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, on thick paper, engraved surface approx. 23" x 33, plu wide margins. Folded to 13" x 5". As follows: (i) Sheet XXX. Corresponds to Margary State 3). Slightly dusty, with some pinholes in margins, and one small pin-hole in printed area, 2" tear in top margin at fold. (ii) Sheet XXXI. Two or three minor edge tears, two very small tears and some slight rubbing at one point in sea area at central fold. Paper water-marked 1801. Corresponds to Margary State 3. (iii) Sheet XXXII. Watermarked 'Smith' abd 1801. Corresponds to Margary State 3. Tear along platemark top left, 10" long, repaired on verso. (This sheet covers the tip of the Lizard only.) Published 5th Jany. 1813 by Lt. Col. Mudge, Tower. £120.00
¶ 'the imprint date on the Cornish sheets, 5th January 1813, becomes a purely notional one, which may offer a clue to the relative rarity today of early impressions of the sheets' (Harry Margary)
Camelford, Altarnum & Launceston Railway NOTICE to Owners, Lessees and Occupiers. Printed letter to owner of land required by railway, with manuscript Schedule listing 25 fields, house, etc. owned by Caroline Pearse in Lanteglos. 3p. folio, folded with docket title. 1874. £16.00
Drunkenness SIX CONVICTIONS FOR DRUNKENNESS Helston, 1812-1820. Each 1p, small folio, in manuscript, with small papered wax seal, signed by Justice, setting out conviction and fine. Folded with docket title on verso. 6 items. 1812-20. £40.00
¶ Those convicted were: James Williams, Baker; James Nicholls, Labourer; Thomas Daniell, John Perry of Sithney, William Landenyon, Butcher; Edward Bolitho of Wendron.
Fowey AN ACT to permit the Sale of the Danish Prize Ship Constantia Maria, and her Cargo, in the Port of Fowey.... 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1808. £15.00
Germoe SETT in Boscreege in Trewithen, His Grace the Duke of Leeds to Richard Tyacke, Miner. Two large vellum sheets, signed by Leeds with wax seal. Grants right to mine and denotes limits 'as far west south and east as to join Wheal Sydney Sett... as far north as the Cross Lode on which the deep adit was driven from the Great work into Wheal Sydney Mine and on the other part as far northward as to join Wheal Reeth Sett....' Grubby on the outside. 1805. £55.00
Grade CONVEYANCE of part of lands and house beside the road leading from Polstrangey to Kugar, and fields in Kugar called Voas an nell, with the liberty to take sand and seaweed from Poltesco Cove, J. Stephens to J. Jenkin. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. On verso is small genealogical 'diagram' referred to in text. 1876. £15.00
Gundry & Co. TWO BILLS The Adventurers in Wheal Breage to Gundry & Co. Ropery, for rope, yarn, etc., 1810-11, and Wheal Godolphin Adventurers, Oct. 1813-Jan. 1814. Small 8vo. Together with small bill for 'Wm. Hill chd. to Wheal Treasury', 1799, and receipt for £24 received from Cap. Thos. Cornish for cash received by him 'from Baldues Adventurers for 1/3 of the dues of Black Jack to end of May last', Jan. 3, 1814. 1810-14. £18.00
Helston in Kirrier, Manor of BOND of John Bolitho the elder of Wendron, yeoman, and his son to Thomas Hearle of Penryn, Merchant. Large folio sheet, signed with two wax seals, 3 witnesses, folded, some slight browning of paper on bottom half of sheet, and a few small holes at folds, with loss of a few letters, paper near wax seals rather fragile. 26 lines, plus 10 lines of preamble in Latin. 1700. £35.00
¶ Refers to a tenement in Wendron surrendered to Michael Gwyn at the Manor Court of Helston, held as security. The King was Lord of the Manor.
Kea A SURVEY now held by order of John Hill for setting a lease of his dwelling house and Stitches of land thereto belonging near Bossow Bridge in the parish of Kea.... 14th May 1761. Manuscript recording the bidding between Elizabeth Stevens, Martin Cornish, Abednigo Sarah, with signature of William Pearce the best bidder, agreeing to take the lands. 1p, small folio... together with... Draft of Bill in Equity, Pearce and Williams, 1st Nov. 1762. 3p, small folio. 1761-2. £22.00
¶ The taker had to 'send a man yearly to repair and cleanse the leate...'
Launceston REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF LAUNCESTON 1pp., with map, zincographed from the Ordnance Survey, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Approved by Henry James. Folio, disbound. 1868. £20.00
Lostwithiel ST AUSTELL LISKEARD ROAD A390 Cornwall County Council. E. Collcutt, County Surveyor. Map so titled, printed on linen, size 27" x 59", scale 1/2500. Shows Lostwithiel and surrounding fields, road shown in red making 'U' bend across river and railway from North Street to Burn's Cottage. Folds. Three (burn?) holes in blank area. n.d. 1950's? £22.00
Ludgvan ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATE appointing Catherine Roberts administratrix of the estate of William Roberts of Ludgvan, Archdeaconry of Cornwall. Printed with ms. inserts, vellum, 7" x 8", signed by Deputy Registrar. 1774. £12.00
North Cornwall Railway REPORT AND STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 31st August 1887. 4pp., folio. 1887. £16.00
¶ 'The passenger traffic naturally shows a decrease, but there is a marked improvement in the goods and mineral traffic...'
Penryn LETTER from Joanna Pellowe to her sister, dated Penryn Sept. 1st, 1789. 2p, size 13" x 8", the integral address panel on the second leaf has been torn out, leaving just the Penryn postmark and the remains of a wax seal, not affecting the letter itself. Two small splits at folds... together with.... the first two pages only of a letter from the same correspondent to her sister, Oct. 22nd, 1790, mentioning Richard and his chances of promotion, the feast for Mayor and Portrieve and the strangeness of the times 'never was greater preparations yet the knowing ones say it will not be a war...', plus a defective letter to the same sister speaking of election scandals and fashion. 1789. £40.00
¶ 'Sincerely do I rejoice at my dear sisters safe delivery - if the Babe is continued to you God be praised'. She speaks about ships that have sailed 'Richard Pellowe sailed Last Saturday was a week for the Islands - he is gone out Capn...' Gives news of electioneering: 'There's Canvass today for the County, Messrs. Rodd, Tremayne &c for Sir William Lemon & Mr Gregor Son of Old Justice Gregor for his Cousin Sir John... Each party are determined to put out Sir Wm. Molesworth...' The sister was called Mrs Phillips.
Penzance LEASE FOR A YEAR of two houses in New Street occupied by Mary Bennalls and John Boase, Richard Pearce of St. Levan, Clerk, to Peter Bown of Falmouth. Vellum, 18" x 11", wax seal. Some yellow spots. 1757. £22.00
Pool COUNTERPART LEASE of a plot of land at Poole in Illogan known as Penhellick Vean, an 'old and decayed dwelling house', William Praed of Trevethow to William Willoughby. Vellum, 22" x 30", small plan coloured in outline in margin, size 7" x 2". 1853. £15.00
¶ Lists 3 'lives'.
Recorder of Helston DRAFT ORDER to Aldermen to meet to elect a Recorder in the place of Francis Lord Godolphin deceased. Manuscript, 1p, 4to. Written with blanks for name, place, day. 1785. £10.00
Redruth CONVEYANCE of 5 messuages on the eastern side of Green Lane in Redruth, Charles Glynn Prideaux Brune of Prideaux Place and others to Phillip Williams. 4 large vellum sheets, 4 wax seals, brief schedule of deeds. Coloured manuscript plan size 8" x 9" on verso of second sheet. 1862. £18.00
Redruth LEASE of three dwelling houses and carpenter's workshop in Green Lane in Redruth, leading to Plaingwarry, all such parts of the common as shall hereinafter be enclosed by... George Crocker Fox, excepting free warren for hunting, fishing and fowling, Robert Were Fox of Falmouth, George Crocker Fox of Exeter and others, executors of the late David Hawse, to Phillip Williams of Redruth, Carpenter. Vellum, size 21" x 29", 7 wax seals. 1826. £16.00
St. Ives Railway AN ACT to enable the Great Western Railway Company, the Bristol and Exeter Railway Company, and the South Devon Railway Company to make a Branch Railway to Saint Ives.... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1873. £15.00
St. Just REVERSIONARY LEASE of a plot of Ground and premises part of Trigaseal in St. Just for 99 years, Bryan and John Lawry to Charles Roberts. Large vellum sheet, small wax seal. 1870. £14.00
¶ Includes land formerly part of the town field, dwelling house, right of Turbary, etc.
Stannary Administration AN ACT to make Provision for the better and more expeditious Administration of Justice in the Stannaries of Cornwall... 17pp. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1836. £14.00
Stokeclimsland LANDS IN ST. IVE, STOKECLIMSLAND AND CALLINGTON the property of W.R. Hill Esq. Schedule on oblong folio sheet giving names of 13 tenements, with tenant, lives, yearly value, value of lives, total value etc. 1822. £16.00
Stokeclimsland, St. Ive, etc. CONVEYANCE of the fourth part of the Barton and Manor of Manaton to Lewis Wise for suffering a Recovery of the said Premises and declaring the Uses thereof... Francis Hill of Trenethick and his son John to Lewis Wise. Vellum, size 14" x 29", 3 good armorial wax seals, witnessed on verso. 1735. £30.00
Treleigh, Manor of LEASE of Trestrails tenement parcel of Treleigh in the parish of Redruth, George Drake of Ipplepen, Devon, and others to Philip Williams. Large vellum sheet, 4 wax seals. 1827. £16.00
¶ Names 2 'lives'.
Trenethick estate DRAFT AFFADAVIT of Stephen Penberthy, Surveyor, attesting that he has surveyed the timber on the estate, and that there are upwards of 5000 trees, 1573 of which he has chosen to be cut, as they are past their prime and 'not calculated to injure the appearance or Beauty of the tenement of Trenethick', giving valuation. 1p. folio, folded with docket title, together with letter from the Chancery Office to solicitor and agent for the estate at Helston saying they have obtained an order for the cutting of the timber in order to pay Land Tax due. 1p, 4to, integral address panel on conjoint leaf... together with an affadavit by the solicitor as to the amount of Land Tax due from properties in Feock, Perranaworthal etc., and a note regarding the stealing of a tree from the estate by one Treloar (A. Scott measured the stump and found the matching top at Treloar's house.) 4 items. 1799. £45.00
¶ Included trees of oak, ash, elm, beech, lime, sycamore, walnut and chestnut.
Trevorgus LETTER to Wm. Sandys at St. Minver from his nephew Richard Warren. Describes the 'savage cruelty towards us and the remains of the old Lady, by that monster of iniquity John Gurney of Trevorgus'. 3p 4to, address panel with Bodmin postmark, broken black wax seal with paper torn with loss of a few words... together with... another letter to his uncle, dated one week later regarding the sale of Trewhiston 'which is in 2 tenements, Guys and Rouncewalls', and the price his brothers have offered for Bonolla. Truro Jan. 15th 1813. £28.00
¶ On their arrival for the funeral of his mother Gurney had 'locked up my wife... and the Undertaker with the Corps, and with the most blasphemous expressions swore that he would not let them out, or suffer the Corps to be interred until I or Mary had engaged to pay him £200 for the Lodgement of the Body of his Mother.' He suspected Thomas Gurney, curate of St. Allen, was behind it.
Wendron IMPROPRIATORS RENT CHARGE (W. Lethbridge Esq.) due July 1892. Printed in columns, for Page in Apportionment, Tenement, Occupier, Owner, Arrears, Rent-Charge, Total Due, Received at Meeting, etc. Completed in manuscript in a neat hand, listing tenements in alphabetical order from Boderloggan to Trussal, Scattered Lands, Totals on last page. 15 pages, page size 17" x 21". Folded vertically, lacks wraps, sewing coming loose, a few pages with ink stains, grubby on outside. 1892. £38.00
¶ Includes tenements of Bodilly, Boskenwyn, Calvadnack, Carnkie, Gweek, Polgear etc.
Wheal Paul, Paul PETITION of Thomas Coulson, William Davies and Nicholas Grenfell of Penzance, against Christopher Ellis of Hayle, Tinner and James Richards of Truro, Tinner. 2p., manuscript, folio... with... Answer, 2p. With Stannary stamps. 1857. £35.00
¶ Refers to debt for goods supplied.
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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. £50.00
Buck (S. & N) THE WEST VIEW OF WETHERALL-PRIORY, IN THE COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND. Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 14", plus wide margins. Coat of arms below view, view of park and ornate fountains in middle distance. A good impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1739. £40.00
SALE OF PART OF DERWENTWATER Eskdale, Keswick, Borrowdale, Cockermouth ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, CONDITIONS OF SALE and Plan of The Major Portions of the... Leconfield Cumberland Estate, about 17,00 Acres, Four Very Sound Sheep Farms, Skiddaw Forest, Part of Derwent Water, 400 Acres of Valuable Woodland, The Mount, Papcastle... to be offered for Sale by Auction... 17th July 1957. 81pp., folio, printed front wrap only, lacks back wrap, front wrap stained and detached, key plan, one only of four folding plans. 11 photographs, mostly 2 to a plate. 1957. £30.00
¶ Includes numerous sheep and dairy farms, cottages, shooting rights. Lot 31 was the Western portion of Derwentwater, covering 562 acres.
Kirklinton VALUABLE ESTATES for Sale. To be Peremptorily Sold, by Public Auction, at the Scotch Arms Inn, Rickergate, Carlisle.... All that Freehold and Tithe-Free Estate known by the name of Field Foot.... also a Freehold Estate called Close House.... Handbill, size 12" x 7", traces of folds, some contemporary notes in a very small hand. P. Scott, Printer, Carlisle, 1824. £24.00
¶ With descriptions of properties.
Kirklinton VALUABLE ESTATES for Sale. To be Sold, by Public Auction, at the House of Mr. Wm. Tweddle, Scotch Arms, Carlisle.... All that Freehold and Tithe-Free Messuage and Tenement known by the Name of Filed-Foot.... Consisting of a Dwelling House and suitable Farm Buildings... also a Freehold Estate known by the Name of Close House.... Handbill, size 12" x 7", folds, some contemporary notes in a very small hand. B. Scott, Printer, Carlisle, 1823. £24.00
Steel (James) Printer THE FARMER'S REAL FRIEND. Copy of a Letter addressed by an influential Landed Proprietor to a Yeoman of "Canny Cumberland." Broadside, in ten paragraphs, printed on one side only, size approx. 20" x 12", couple of small holes where once folded, few short tears with neat repairs with archival tape to verso.. James Steel, Printer, Journal Office, Carlisle. c1840? £55.00
¶ The letter is a long and detailed argument against the imposition of a fixed scale of duty on imported corn, in place of a sliding scale. 'I am still of the opinion that the most ruinous consequences to the Farmer would result from letting loose upon the consumption large masses of Corn at once.... ' The writer had apparently given evidence before a Commons Select Committee on Agriculture in 1833. He also mentions that he himself had 'sold beef at Manchester, at fourteen pence per lb. to common Weavers, in the year 1815'.
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Denby Common SALE AT SHORT NOTICE. NURSERY COTTAGE, DENBY COMMON. Messrs Geo. Lee and Son, Have been favoured with instructions from Hy Briscoe.... to Sell by Auction, On Whit-Wednesday, May 16, 1894. Waggonette (To Carry Eight), Harness, Prize Fowls and Rabbits.... Sale to Commence at 2p.m.... Grosvenor Place, Ripley and at Heanor. Poster, size 22" x 17", some off-setting, couple of short tears. G.C. Brittain, Printer, "News" Office, Ripley, 1894. £20.00
¶ Included Cochin Fowls, Langshan Cock, 2 pure-bred Leghorns, '6 Angora Rabbits and Hutches, taken firsts at all the leading shows, strain bought direct from Lady Vincent'.
Whitfield CONVEYANCE of a plot of land in Whitfield in the County of Derby for building upon, Robert Wagstaffe to Ellen Platt and others. Large vellum sheet with small inset sketch plan, wax seals. 1851. £16.00
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Besley (H), Publisher VIEWS IN DEVONSHIRE Six large-format vignette views, engraved surface size approx. 4" x 7", original glazed decorative stiff wraps, oblong 8vo, surface rubbed, cloth spine. Two views foxed in the plate, three views foxed around margins. c1850. £36.00
¶ Views comprise: Plymouth from Greenbank; Plymouth from Mt. Edgecumbe; The Breakwater; The Breakwater from Mt. Edgecumbe; Mount Edgecumbe; Devonport; The Eddystone.
Frithelstock CONVEYANCE of Farm and lands known as Southcott, Revd. Stevens-Guille to G. Boundy. 3 large folio vellum pages, bound at edge with tape, plan size 7" x 8" on last page. 1907. £12.00
Georgeham CONDITIONS OF SALE for the tenement called Middleborough containing 34 acres. 2pp., sm. folio, signed receipt for purchase money on adjoining leaf. 1834. £8.00
Plymouth ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Emma Collier and others under the Will of John Collier, to the fee simple and inheritance of a dwellinghouse no. 12 Athenaeum Street formerly Duke Street. 15p., folio, folded. 1850. £24.00
¶ Details indentures from 1829-1850.
Plymouth APPOINTMENT AND RELEASE of the Equity of Redemption of Three Houses in Duke Street, Moses Hellyer to John Collier. Attested copy. 8 pages folio. 1829. £16.00
Plymouth LEASE of 53 Admiralty Street, in the parish of Stoke Damerel, Lord St. Levan to John Williams. Vellum, 3p., folio, printed with ms. inserts. Small coloured plan of premises on last page. Two wax seals. 1898. £14.00
Rowe (G), Drawn and Published by TORQUAY from Park Terrace. Lithograph with subtle touches of hand colouring. Size 6" x 8", plus margins, laid on to card. Margins slightly grubby. c1840. £18.00
¶ Attractive view looking across harbour with ships, people seated on wall in foreground.
Sampford Courtenay PARTICULARS PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Outlying Portions of the Sampford Courtenay Manor Estate. 15pp., small folio. Folding coloured map. Vertical crease, wear at spine. 1923. £18.00
¶ Includes Ball Farm, Underdown Farm, Chapple Agistment.
Sampford Courtenay CONVEYANCE of tenement called Paris Underdown, comprising 34 acres, the Venerable Henry Woollacombe Archdeacon of Barnstaple to Thomas Moon. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seals. 1876. £14.00
Teignmouth to Dawlish Road AN ACT to amend an Act.... for more effectually maintaining the Road from Teignmouth to Dawlish, and for making Roads from Dawlish to the Exeter Turnpike Roads.... 12pp, disbound, with 2p Schedule of lands with Occupiers etc. 1831. £14.00
Torpoint PENCIL DRAWING titled 'near Torpoint'. On thick paper, size 10" x 14". A fine, detailed drawing, taken right to the edges of the paper, showing the river, a few boats in foreground and in the distance, with a few buildings, including a tower in the centre ground, trees in the foreground to the right. c1806. £46.00
¶ This is one of a series of drawings which are all in the same hand, several of which have watermarks of 1805, and most of which are now sold.
Whimple PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a most Valuable Freehold Farm and Lands called "Periton," Situate within a quarter-of-a-mile of the Village and Railway Station of Whimple....Together with an excellent Farm House and Suitable Farm Buildings also a most desirable Freehold Small Holding, adjoining Periton, known as "Welches,".... Mr T.D. Hussey is instructed to Sell the Above by Auction.... On Monday, the 20th June, 1904. Folio, 3pp, large coloured folding plan, plain paper wraps, name of solicitor cut from first leaf, some light spotting, short tear to one margin. 1904. £26.00
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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.
Bournemouth SALES PARTICULARS Three sale particulars for houses in Bournemouth; 8 Clifton Road, 1928, 5 Cavendish Place, 1934, 'Vincit', Pinecliffe Avenue, 1948. 8vo and 4to, with photos on front wraps. 1928-48. £15.00
Bridport Deanery TO THE CLERGY, PAROCHIAL REPRESENTATIVES and Others of the Four Portions of the Deanery of Bridport. Printed letter from the four Rural Deans concerning the setting up of a Special Mission, as 'there is need of such a spiritual Reviving in this District'. 2pp., 4to. Lent 1878. £8.00
Chardstock TO BE LET for a Term of 8 Years... all that Farm & Estate called Tytherleigh Farm... 209a.0r.14p. now in the Occupation of Mr. Noah Bishop.... Poster, size 21" x 14", folds, some minor off-setting. 1847. £26.00
Church Farm, Sixpenny Handley AUCTION PARTICULARS. A Compact and Most useful Holding. CHURCH FARM, Sixpenny Handley.... 42 Acres.... Woolley & Wallis will Sell by Auction.... On Tuesday, 16th July, 1968. Plan which is partly faded loosely inserted, (7)pp, 4to, original printed wraps with photographic illust pasted to top wrap. 1968. £10.00
Cruchley's RAILWAY AND STATION MAP OF DORSET. Showing all the Railways, & Names of Stations, also the Turnpike Roads, Gentlemens Seats &c. &c. Improved from the Ordnance Surveys. Folding map, coloured in outline, size approx. 20" x 22", three tears repaired neatly on verso, original orange cloth wraps with 'Telegraphic' in the title, discoloured at edges. c1880. £16.00
Hine (R) and Leonard (A) NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS from the 'Bridport News' 1875-79. 4to album, half calf, spine worn. 100 pages. Name 'A. Leonard, April 20th 1877. Cuttings... chiefly relating to the Church in Bridport'. The album later belonged to Richard Hine and he has written his name and the date Feb. 28. 1912. With Index. 1875-79. £38.00
¶ Hine was the author of 'A History of Beaminster'.
Isle of Portland Harbour and Breakwater AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to purchase Land for the Purposes of a Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater in the Isle of Portland in the County of Dorset. 32pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1847. £17.00
¶ Includes a 3pp schedule of the land and owners or occupiers concerned.
Kinson PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of.... 'Kinson House', Kinson.... Auction particulars for sale on June 27th, 1910, 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1910. £10.00
Southbourne-on-Sea SALE CATALOGUE for auction of the Marine Residence known as 'Gorselands', St Catherine's Road.... 4pp., sm. folio. Wraps with actual photo, photo frontis. Creases in wraps where once folded. 1939. £12.00
Sturminster Newton STURMINSTER FRIENDLY SOCIETY H. Legg in account with the Sturminster Friendly Society. Printed sheet, 4to, folds, showing debit and credit account, present funds etc., and 'Payments to members', listing sums paid to 18 named members. 1853-4. £24.00
Swanage POSTER advertising the Auction Sale of the Goods Chattels and Effects of Mr. Reuben Hardy 'comprising 2 Roan Cart Horses, Harness and other Effects...' 6th of May, 1889. Printed using large capital letters. Size 17" x 11", folds, two minor marginal tears. 1889. £16.00
Thorncombe CATALOGUE OF 307 TIMBER TREES standing on the 'Chaffeigh Estate'.... Mr Henry Hext has received instructions... to sell by Auction at the Golden Lion Inn, Thorncombe, on Thursday, November 28th, 1895. Thin card brochure, fold, 3pp., listing 74 Lots of trees. Traces of vertical fold. 1895. £8.00
Stallbridge AN ACT to enable the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, to contract for the Purchase and Surrender of Crown Leases and to sell His Majesty's Interest in the Thornhill Estate, in the Parish of Stallbridge.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £10.00
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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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
Heworth, Washington GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No VII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1868. £40.00
Piercebridge Road AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by An Act... for repairing the High Road from Piercebridge to Kirkmerrington... and from thence to the Turnpike Road at Tudhoe Lane End... 10pp., plus cover leaf, disbound. Some pages rather darkened. Act of Parliament. 1754. £12.00
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Billericay WILL of Thomas Bram of Billericay, Glazier. Contemporary copy on 2 folio sheets. Directs that his lands in Great Burstead be sold and the money used for numerous bequests, to his, apprentice, poor of Great Burstead, etc. 1764. £15.00
Birch, Peldon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. III. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, some fields shaded. 1881. £28.00
Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 19" x 17", trimmed to margins, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with manuscript oval label on top, feint browning in blank area bottom right. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £35.00
Upminster, South Ockenden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps which are stained. Some fields colour-washed. 1872. £24.00
¶ Covers Hornchurch, Upminster, Bulphan, South Ockenden.
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Cheltenham Auction PARTICULARS OF THE FREEHOLD RESIDENCE Distinguished as Hillside Hatherley Road, To be Sold by Public Auction by Engall, Sanders & Co. At the Cheltenham Auction Mart, on Thursday, September 29, 1892. Folio, 3pp, folded. 1893. £12.00
Cheltenham Station AN ACT To confer additional powers upon the Midland Railway Company.... for the construction of works... to make provision for the transfer of the undertaking of the Cheltenham Station Company to the Midland Railway Company.... 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1895. £14.00
Cirencester ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Joseph Mullings to several pieces of Land part of a late Close called Stepstairs. 4p., folio in manuscript. Inset coloured plan size 7" x 4". 1853. £15.00
¶ Details title from 1837.
Deerhurst PARTICULARS OF ESTATES FOR SALE IN THE PARISH OF DEERHURST.... On Wednesday, 22nd August, 1849, at the Swan Hotel, Tewkesbury. Folio, folded, 4pp, loosely inserted is a double-page plan. A few minor edge tears. 1849. £26.00
Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester NOTICES OF CLAIM TO BE INSERTED IN THE LIST OF VOTERS 19 forms printed with manuscript inserts, plus 2 completely in manuscript, signed, size 7" x 8", giving name, address, qualification (Property held and where situated, name of tenant)... together with... NOTICES OF OBJECTION to the Overseers to 20 various individuals being included in the List of Voters. 20 printed forms, size 5" x 8", with manuscript inserts, 8 signed by John Cox of Cheltenham, the rest by Joseph Garner of Three Cocks Lane, Gloucester, August 1835. 41 forms. 1835. £95.00
Gloucester Goal AN ACT for building a new Goal, a Penitentiary House, and certain new Houses of Correction, for the County of Gloucester, and for regulating the same. 44pp, black letter. 1785. £22.00
Gloucester PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of No. 46 Southgate Street Important Shop and Trade Premises... a Modern Brick-Built Warehouse and Five Cottages in Blackfriars... for Sale by Auction, May 10th, 1929. 2pp., folio, folded, coloured folding plan. 1929. £17.00
Gloucester THE LIST OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE in the Election of Knights of the Shire for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester, in respect of Property situate within the parish of Saint John the Baptist. Printed sheet, signed by the Overseers, size 18" x 11", listing 76 voters with Place of Abode, nature of Qualification, Street etc. Wingate, Printer, Northgate Street. 1835. £45.00
¶ With pinholes in the top corners and a note in ink on verso 'This sheet was on the Church door Aug. 2nd 1835.'
Gloucester THE NORTH WEST VIEW OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER Copper engraving, size 4" x 7". View across the river with sailing boats, showing pottery kilns, cathedral, numerous churches, bridge on right of view. Very small page number top right. In ivory mount. n.d. late 18th cent. £18.00
Gloucester, Stroud ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 234. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18", plus wide margins. Cancelled 'Record Map' stamp top margin. 1892. £20.00
¶ Covers area from Mitcheldean to Miserden.
Gretton, Winchcombe PLANS, PARTICULARS and Conditions of an Important Sale of Freehold & Tithe-free Properties, The Tithe Farm.... Also a Substantial Dwelling House.... Mr. E. Righton is instructed.... to sell by Auction at the White Hart Hotel, Winchcombe, 3rd July, 1896. Folio, folded, 2pp., plus docket title, large folding coloured plan. Some foxing spots. 1896. £30.00
Hambrook PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Georgian Residence known as "Hambrook Grove," Hambrook, with Lawns, Gardens and Stabling; Faber Farm.... Eight Cottages... for Sale by Auction... on Thursday, 26th June, 1958. Small 4to, 23pp, 2 coloured folding plans, slightly creased where once folded. 1958. £14.00
Jew and Bryant, Printers, Gloucester THE UNDERSIGNED ADDRESS TO SIR ROBERT PEEL Baronet, is now lying for Signature at Mr. Jew's, Bookseller, Westgate Street... We, the undersigned Inhabitants of the City of Gloucester... entertain a decided conviction, that the United Episcopal Church of England and Ireland possess an indisputable and exclusive claim to retain... its station as the Established Church... Printed on one side only, 36 lines, 13" x 8", folded. Jew and Bryant, Printers, Gloucester, n.d. 1840's. £40.00
Shenton (T), Printer POSTER advertising Mr Kemble's appearance for one night only at the Theatre Royal Cheltenham, in Henry the Fourth, Saturday, July 26, 1828. 'The Distinguished Amateurs have kindly consented to give their Assistance'. Size 15" x 8", printed in an interesting variety of large decorative typefaces. A light crease running vertically down the paper at the time of printing and presumably later flattened out has caused a small fault in some letters in the top six inches of the poster. Small number in ink in top corner. T. Shenton, Printer, Rose and Crown Passage, Cheltenham. 1826. £40.00
¶ Kemble played Hotspur. The play was followed by the 'celebrated Farce of Husbands & Wives'.
Stroudwater Navigation AN ACT for making Navigable the River Stroudwater, in the County of Gloucester, from the River Severn, at or near Framiload, to Wallbridge, near the Town of Stroud in the same county. 20pp, disbound, Black Letter. Paper in top margin throughout frayed and browned, text unaffected. 1730. £10.00
Tewkesbury, Newent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 216. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 18", plus margins. 1893. £20.00
Thornbury, Oldbury, Bisley INDENTURE TRIPARTITE relating to sale of lands in Thornbury, Morton, Oldbury and Bisley, Edmund Estcourt, Clerk, Nathaniel Wade and Thomas Edwards, and Charles Jones, Soapmaker, all of Bristol Vellum, 21" x 30", 4 armorial wax seals on tags, receipt of a year later on verso. 1698. £40.00
¶ Refers to a mortgage of £2000. Nathaniel Wade was a supporter of the Monmouth Rebellion and fought at Sedgemoor. He was pardoned after turning King's evidence.
Woollen industry TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY in Humble obedience to your Majesty's Commands signified to me by The Right Honourable George John Earl Spencer.... referring to me the annexed Petition of Isaac Sanford of the City of Gloucester Civil Engineer and Stephen Price of Stroud Civil Engineer to consider thereof... which Petition sets forth that the Petitioners.... have found out and invented a new improvement of method to raise a Nap or Pile on Woollen Cotton and all other Cloth.... Document which would have accompanied the Petition, in MS on 3 pages small folio, signed by Samuel Romilly. Folds, small piece torn from top corner of second page, affecting 3 letters of one word, traces of mounting on blank verso. The letter recommends that a patent be granted, and that the petitioners should cause a complete description of their invention to be inrolled. 1806. £60.00
¶ George John Spencer was Secretary of State for 1806 only. Paper watermarked 1801.
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Basingstoke, Stockbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers, inserted in slipcase with rubbed label. 1870. £35.00
Bishop's Waltham LEASE FOR A YEAR of house and orchard in Church Lane in Bishop's Waltham, John Friend, Wheelwright to Richard Gibson, gentleman. Vellum, 12" x 17", small wax seal with bird. 1720. £24.00
Botley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Margins slightly dusty. Some fields at Bursledon shaded pink (probably for auction sale). 1871. £20.00
¶ Covers Moorgreen, Shidfield.
Christchurch PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Estate comprising a Marine Residence called Heathercliffe House.... which will be sold by Auction.... 17th of June, 1864.... 2pp., folio, folded, plus folding lithographed plan, by Driver & Son Surveyors, showing the cliffs etc. 1864. £22.00
Monk Sherborne Wood, Pamber End, & Bramley Frith, near Basingstoke A CATALOGUE OF ABOUT 80 ACRES OF FINE UNDERWOOD To be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, At the College Arms Inn, Pamber, on Wednesday, the 5th of November, 1856.... Poster, size 17 x 13", slightly off-set. H. Cooke & Co., Printers, Oxford, 1856. £18.00
¶ Includes a list of the items in the sale.
Portsmouth REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY and Division into Wards of the Borough of Portsmouth. Plan and 4pp, disbound. 2 fully-coloured plans on one page, one scale 1" to 1 mile, one 4" to 1 mile. Offsetting on page 1 of text. (1837) £20.00
Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down Will sell by Auction.... Furniture.... A Cottage Pianoforte.... Two Safety Bicycles.... Size 30" x 20". 1894. £8.00
Ryde, Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction.... Two Houses known as Hamilton House and Mornington Lodge.... Size approx. 29" x 20". 1895. £16.00
Tichborne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLII.13, scale 25" = 1 mile, size 25" x 37". Water features hand-coloured. Corner with Sheet No. clipped away, slight darkening of paper down the left hand 6" of map, pinkish stain about 4" long and less than " wide. Second Edition 1896. £14.00
¶ Shows River Test, Tichborne House, Gravel Pits, North End.
Worthy area ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLI.1, scale 25" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36". Edition of 1910, later reprint. £10.00
¶ Shows railway lines, Down Farm, Hookpit Farm
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Holmer POSTER advertising sale of properties at Holmer and in Blue School Street, Hereford, 22nd August, 1861. Size 20" x 15", paper rather browned. Folds. 1861. £14.00
Leominster to Kington Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway at Leominster to Kington in Herefordshire. 15pp, small folio, stapled, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1854. £12.00
Winslow AUCTION POSTER To Be Sold by Auction by Mr Oakley at the Hop-Pole Inn, Bromyard, July 13th 1877.... Freehold Property Called 'Juniper Acre'.... Size approx. 20" x 15", folds, a few small tears at edges, paper rubbed through one large letter. 1877. £14.00
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Barnet PARTICULARS WITH PLAN of a Valuable Freehold Accommodation Holding or Dairy Farm... Known as Whitings Hill Farm, situated in Mays Lane, High Barnet. 5p, 4to, cold. folding plan, wraps, vertical fold. Staples rusty, hence loose in wraps. 1920. £16.00
Alconbury AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... within the Parish of Alconbury with Weston, in the County of Huntingdon. 36pp, disbound, Act of Parliament, small portion missing from margin of first leaf, first leaf also slightly spotty. 1791. £22.00
St. Neots, Fletton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 158. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 34" x 26", linen-backed and folding into chipped cloth endpapers. Main roads and rivers hand-coloured. County boundary outlined in red. 6" square at bottom left, with manuscript compass rose. Linen at central fold browned, slightly affecting paper at edges of section, some slight browning in top and bottom margins. 1896. £30.00
¶ Covers the whole of Huntingdon and parts of adjoining counties.
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Ashford, Brook ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXV N.W. etc, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps, light browning of linen along one fold, with some slight discoloration of section edges. 1908. £17.00
Ashford, Smeeth, Kennington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Revision of 1931. £16.00
Bowen (E) AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF KENT Divided into its Lathes and Subdivided into Hundreds, Drawn from Surveys and most approved modern Maps with various additional Improvements: Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Manufactures, Trade and present State of its Cities & principal Towns. Engraved map, coloured in outline, size 21" x 27", dissected and mounted on linen, trimmed to border, inserted in original blue papered slipcase, rubbed, with label of Robt. Sayer,. Fleet Street. London shown at top left. Decorative cartouche showing cherry trees, fishing equipment, fruit pickers etc., inset top right is 'A Correct Draught of the Downs and adjacent Coast'. Small holes in linen where folds meet at three places, a few short splits in linen. c1790. £200.00
Bowen THE ROAD FROM CHELMSFORD TO MALDON and Raleigh in Essex and Gravesend in Kent. Handcoloured map of Kent, with table of distances and decorative border above, description and coat of arms below. Overall size 7" x 5", mounted in thin card mount, strip map on verso. 1755. £30.00
Canterbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Some hand-shading of boundaries, certain areas in the city outlined in colour. Minor waterstain down left-hand margin. First edition 1875. £32.00
Dover CERTIFICATE of the Contract for the Redemption of Land Tax for John Corbett for his messuage in Bench Street in the parish of St. Mary the Virgin, and four messuages and workshop adjoining. Large folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Coat of arms. Signed by Commissioners. Small hole where two folds meet. 1799. £18.00
¶ Names occupiers.
Goodnestone, Barfreston ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 36" x 18". Indelible stamp of Margate Corporation, signed by the Engineer. Wells shaded in red, with figures in red ink to show 'depth of wells from surface', and in black to show 'depth of water in wells', manuscript additions dated 1927. Third Edition 1908. £14.00
Hawkhurst CONVEYANCE of a messuage garden ground orchard and premises situate at Highgate in Hawkhurst, Fancis Ayers and Revd. John Howlett to William Harmer. Vellum, large vellum sheet with coloured plan, size 12" x 12", showing house and garden layout, adjoining fields and hop garden. Small table of reference, scale bar. 1881. £25.00
Hythe, Postling, Lympne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers, water-features and roads hand-coloured. 2 areas near Lympne colour shaded. Second Edition 1899. £18.00
Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 40. Canterbury, Maidstone, Rye. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch. White cloth covers with key map. c1911. £6.00
Orpington BILLHEAD of E. Yeates, Saddler and Harness Maker, High Street. Folio sheet, with attractive deep printed heading showing jockey, carthorses, light carriage, saddles and bridles, stirrups etc. Made out to Sir F. Evans for 17 items. 1906. £8.00
Pauls Cray Hill PARTICULARS, PLAN, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITIONS OF The Very Substantially Built and Attractive Early XVIIth Century Residence known as PAULS CRAY HILL.... covering about 105 Acres... and FOOTS CRAY MEADOWS of about 12 acres..... Messrs. Daniel Smith, Oakley & Garrard have instructions to offer the above for Sale by Auction.... on Thursday, July 28th, 1921. With large coloured folding plan, single sheet plan, 3 photographic illusts on one sheet, folio, 11 + (1)pp, original printed wraps. 1921. £28.00
Rainham, Newington, Bishop's Ouse ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into slightly chipped 8vo paper wraps. Roads railways and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. 1869. £30.00
Reynolds' ALBUM OF CANTERBURY VIEWS 23 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards. c1880. £16.00
Romney Marsh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXXI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers, water-features and roads hand-coloured. 3 fields shaded pink with date sold and price per acres. Second Edition 1899. £20.00
¶ Covers Ivychurch, Newchurch, Snave.
Sissinghurst Grange THE PARTICULARS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of the Attractive Residence, Grounds, etc. known as SISSINGHURST GRANGE.... of about 28 acres including a Lodge and a pair of Cottages. Messrs. Daniel Smith, Oakley, & Garrard, will offer the above for Sale by Auction....Wednesday, June 8th, 1921. With 6 photographic illusts on 2 sheets, coloured folding plan, 7 + (1)pp, original printed wraps. 1921. £30.00
Sittingbourne, Teynham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Neatly repaired 8" tear from top edge. First edition 1872, O.S. embossed stamp 1878. £30.00
Tunbridge and Dartford Line DUPLICATE CONVEYANCE of land and hereditaments in the parish of Tunbridge, Thomas Baily and others to the South Eastern Railway Company. 3 vellum sheets, plan 8" x 6" in text, railway coloured red. Schedule of property referring to plan and schedule of deeds 1805-63 on last page. Signed by 6 parties with wax seals, papered seal of Railway Company on tag, blue paper slightly stained by wax. Some light yellowing of vellum on lst sheet. Outside where titled dusty. 1864. £26.00
Tunbridge ERIDGE ROCKS, NEAR TUNBRIDGE WELLS Watercolour, size 6" x 9", in old ivory mount with gilt edge, titled in ink on mount, which is slightly foxed. Shows close up view of rocks, with birch trees etc. The edges of the painting have been glued to the back of the mount. Late 19th century. £60.00
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Atherton RAMS MINE Manuscript plan in ink and full wash colour, on paper backed with linen, size 24" x 36", workings shaded in different colours and dated neatly in ink between June 1888 and June 1930. Scale 10" = 20yds. c1930. £45.00
WITH MANUSCRIPT PLAN Bacup CONVEYANCE of a plot of land part of the Lane Ends Estate in Rockliffe, James Maden Holt to Daniel Greenwood and others, Corn Millers. 2 large vellum sheets, in text is a fine coloured manuscript plan with border 12" x 20", scale 1 chain to an inch, showing Trough Syke Brook, 3 reservoirs, Railway, Rockliffe Vale Mill, proposed bridge and road, etc. 6 small wax seals. 1893. £35.00
Clitheroe REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF CLITHEROE: with a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 3pp. with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £24.00
Farnworth FARNWORTH CHURCH, LANCASHIRE. S.E. watercolour, titled in bottom margin, in ink and grey tones, showing church surrounded by low wall, small gate in foreground. Ruled border, margins trimmed. Size 6" x 7". c1820. £20.00
Lancaster AN ACT for improving the Navigation of the River Loyne, and for building a Quay near the Town of Lancaster.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 259-278, disbound, Black Letter, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Thomas Baksett, 1749. £14.00
Milnrow DUPLICATE AGREEMENT in reference to a supply of water from Pit Shafts at Butterworth Hall, Milnrow, Platt Bros. & Co. and the Corporation of Oldham. 12pp., 4to, in booklet form. Good paper seal of Platt Bros. showing man in front of a factory. 1909. £16.00
Ribble Navigation AN ACT for carrying into effect an Agreement between the Ribble Navigation Company and Sir Thomas George Hesketh Baronet. 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1858. £12.00
Ribbleton, Grimsargh Preston VALUABLE DWELLING-HOUSES AND BUILDING LAND At RIBBLETON AND GRIMSARGH. A Dwelling-House in Maudland Bank and A Dwelling-House and Shop in Lune Street, PRESTON. To be Offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Jabez B. Jones & Sons at their Salerooms, 131 Church Street, Preston on Thursday, 17th day of November, 1921. Large coloured folding plan, 4pp, original printed wraps slightly dusty. W. Brown, Printer, Preston: 1921. £20.00
Wigan coalfield HAIGH YARD MINE Late Leyland's Estate. Two manuscript plans in ink and colour on waxed cotton, shaded according to date of workings, one titled 'Strangeways Hall Colliery. Haigh Yard Mine', the other 'Haigh Yard Mine. Top Coal'. Scale 30yds. to an inch. The first map has a key to the colouring, showing workings 1909-1915, and measures 24" x 28", the second is slightly larger. c1912. £30.00
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Ashby de la Zouch, Grendon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXIII.N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 15", plus wide margins. 1886. £17.00
Ibstock APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE apprentising William Creswell with the consent of his father Theophilus to Richard Ottey of Austrey in Warwick, Tawer, Collar and whip maker, for seven years. Printed form with manuscript inserts, decorative initial letter, signed by three parties with chipped wax seals. Some small tears, neatly repaired on verso. Traces of folds. 1811. £25.00
Market Harborough A COPY OF AN ACCOUNT OF THE SALE BY AUCTION of the Household Furniture and various other Personal Effects late the Property of Mr. Robert Beardmore deceased and which were sold on the 22nd & 23rd of March 1808 on the Premises of his late Residence in Market Harborough. Manuscript in a neat hand, 4p, foolscap, set out in two columns per page, with values. Lists approx. 330 items. Together with the inventory is a large folio sheet summarising the money raised by the sale, list of beer etc sold separately, expenses of auctioneer (including 'Crying the sale 4 times'); a list of books, in a different hand, a few other bills. 1808. £45.00
¶ Items listing include '5 Cypher-backed Chairs', 'A work'd Counterpane', 'Patch work quilt, old', 'Wedgwood Tea Pot & Tea China', 'Copper Fish Kettle' etc. There are various items of brewing equipment.
Olveston Priory THE SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF OLVESTON-PRIORY, IN THE COUNTY OF LEICESTER. Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 8" x 14", plus wide margins. A fine early impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1730. £40.00
Raverston APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE apprentising Theophilus Creswell son of William Cresswell of Raverstock, Tawer, deceased, to Robert Palmer of Ibstock, Wheelwright. Some slight rubbing and fading of manuscript sections. Vellum, printed with manuscript inserts, traces of seals. 1786. £26.00
¶ Palmer was to provide food, lodging and other necessaries, apart from clothes which his mother Alice was to provide.
Teesdale & Co. Publisher MAP OF LEICESTERSHIRE Engraved fully hand-coloured map, size 13" x 16". 1832. £50.00
¶ Shaded in wards.
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Barnetby le Wold CONVEYANCE of a Messuage and Land situate at Barnetby le Wold, The Trustees of the Will of Mr John West to James Lockwood of Barnetby, Engine Driver. Large vellum sheet, with manuscript sketch plan, coloured in outline, size 12" x 13", showing road, plot of land, and two buildings. 1886. £22.00
Cockerington, Gosberton, Pinchbeck, Carlton, Cowbitt, Skegness PARTICULARS OF A FREEHOLD ESTATE, To Be Sold by Auction, On Saturday, the 15th Day of August, 1812, At the Red Lion Inn, Boston... Folio, 6pp, With engraved plans on one single and one double-page, plans partly torn at one fold, outer leaf partly soiled, names and prices of lots realised in manuscript. 1812. £45.00
Duncan Publisher NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF LINCOLNSHIRE Divided into Hundreds Containing the District Divisions... effected by the Reform Bill. Engraved map size 18" x 13", central fold. 2 edge tears in margin. c1832. £20.00
Fishtoft PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold & Tithe-Free Estate consisting of The Manor House, Farmhouse and Cottages and about 466a. 2r. 14p. of land.... To be Sold by Auction.... 23rd of July, 1913. Folio, 12pp, coloured folding map in pocket at rear. 1913. £20.00
Gentleman (David), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO THE ROADS OF BRITAIN Sewstern Lane. Poster with picture of the lane south of Grantham. Below is description and small map with illustration of drovers. Size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom, light crease in part of plate. 1950's. £20.00
Gosberton THREE SPIRIT LICENCES issued to Thomas Doubleday of Gosberton, to carry on the Trade of a Dealer in Spirits at his Room in Gosberton. 1826, 1832, 1833. Printed, with ms inserts, size approx. 11" x 6". Coat of arms at head. Signed by Collectors. 1826-33. £18.00
Lincoln Bank TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Brogden and Son At the Queen Hotel, Lincoln, on Tuesday, February 7th, 1860... 5 Shares in Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Company, and 5 Shares in the County Fire Office.... Poster, 13" x 8", folds. Ellett Brogden, Pr., Lincoln 1860. £20.00
Louth, Spilsby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 26". Linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. c1860. £20.00
¶ One third of map is sea area.
Pigot & Co. LINCOLNSHIRE Engraved plan, size 14" x 9", dissected and linen-backed, and trimmed to border, folding. Roads and woods coloured, vignette of Lincoln Cathedral. Distance table pasted to verso. c1860. £24.00
Sutton Bridge HIGHLY IMPORTANT SALE OF VALUABLE TOWN PROPERTIES AND INVESTMENTS. Including Residences, Fully-Licensed Hotel, Timber Yard and Saw Mill, Granaries with River Wharfage.... about 100 cottages. Which will be offered for sale by Auction at the Oddfellows Hall, Sutton Bridge, On Thursday, 21st September, 1922. Two coloured folding plans, 26pp, folio, original card covers. 1922. £25.00
Swineshead, Donington PARTICULARS & PLANS OF SEVERAL VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES, Situate at Swineshead, Donington, Quadring, Sutterton, Ruskington, & Anwick. Which will be Sold by Auction at the Bristol Arms Hotel, Sleaford, On Monday, June 16th, 1851. With 2 folding coloured plans, 10 pages, sewn as issued, folio, split at spine, folded, some edge tears in outer leaf. 1851. £32.00
Tetney AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the open Fields, Meadows, stinted common Pastures... in the Parish of Tetney... and for draining and improving Part of the said Parish... 50pp., plus cover leaf. Some slight darkening of paper. 1774. £12.00
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Grosvenor Gardens House PARTICULARS, PLANS, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Property.... GROSVENOR GARDENS HOUSE, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 41, 43, and 45, Grosvenor Gardens, 44, 46, 48, and 52, Buckingham Palace Road and 17, Ebury Street, S.W.1. Comprising :- An Imposing and dignified Pile, Banks, Shops and Suites of High-Class Offices.... Half-an-Acre.... Warmington & Co. are favoured with instructions to offer this Valuable Property for Sale by Auction, on Thursday, the 9th day of May, 1946..... Folio, with 6 coloured plans, 5 of which are folding, 8pp, original printed wraps. 1946. £26.00
Harrow CONVEYANCE of a piece of land at Harrow in the County of Middlesex, The Metropolitan Railway Company to George Long, of Shepherd's Bush. 3pp, on vellum, 'booklet' style with red lines, on half of first page is coloured manuscript plan showing College Road, New Road etc., with plots coloured. Papered seal of Company on tag. 1891. £18.00
Horse Bazaar, Portman-square LIST OF PRESENT PRICES of The Following Articles of Saddlery, Harness &c. For Ready Money Only. Two-page list of articles, 4to., with adjoining leaf printed with heading of the Establishment, date, made out for a suit of clothing. Second page of list grubby. 1820. £26.00
¶ Lists 65 general items, and 10 'Racing Articles'. Includes chariot harness, postillion saddle, donkey saddles, chariot and phaeton reins, curry combs, muzzles, racing saddle, racing clothing Newmarket pattern, etc.
Horse Sale TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION BY MESSRS. TATTERSALL at Knightsbridge, S.W., On Monday, October 29th, 1934. 4pp., folio, folds. Describes the horses in the various stables. Lists approx. 80 horses, many with parentage etc. 1934. £22.00
Houses of Parliament AN ACT to enable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests.... and Buildings to purchase Ground and Tenements required to complete the Site for the new Houses of Parliament. Pages numbered 33-52, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Arthur Spottiswoode, 1837. £17.00
London and Newcastle FIVE LETTERS From George Gilroy at Bow to his father John Gilroy of Newcastle (millwright), dated London, 29 March 1841 - 28 July, 1843. Each letter approx. two pages, in a neat hand, with integral address panel on conjoint leaf, with postmarks and wax seals. 1841-3. £85.00
¶ He complains of the difficult conditions 'trade is very slack here now... I drew my money out of the Savings Bank thinking these rumours of wars would depress the funds.... would you advise me to speculate in a railway share for I have got about £85 and I should like to make it work as well as me....' Later letters mention his buying a Great North of England Railway share for £13.00, enquiring whether the 'Edinburgh Railway is to come by the East coast or West....'. In August 1841 he joins a drawing school '2 guineas a quarter', but in May 1842 is still out of work 'I have had only 5 days work in the last 15 weeks and no prospect of anything doing....' Later he considers going to India as an engineer in the East India Co., quoting the rates of pay, etc.... 'I find the Sierra Lione man has 3 guineas per week... so you see father I have asked less than the 3d class engineers.... my friend advises me as trade is so dull to take a little less....'
London and South-western Railway AN ACT for authorizing the London and South-western Railway Company to make new Works.... and for defining and regulating the Capital.... 50pp, disbound, last page loose. 1867. £16.00
¶ Refers to lines at Wimbledon and in North Devon.
London Bridge AN ACT for the Rebuilding of London Bridge, and for improving and making suitable Approaches thereto. Pages numbered 477-536, disbound, folio, first and last leaves slightly dusty, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. £35.00
¶ Includes a 6 page schedule listing the names and addresses of the freeholders, leaseholders and occupiers affected by the construction of the bridge.
Midland Railway Distance Diagram LONDON DISTRICT Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Size 19" x 14". Sheet 44. Sixth Edition. 1913. £30.00
¶ Covers Tottenham, South Croydon, Eltham, Cricklwood.
Peters & Sons, Coach & Harness Manufacturers, Portman Sq. BILL made out to The Honble. W. C. Gerard for repairs and refurbishment to his Brougham, Victoria, and wagonette, 1886. 2p., folio, with printed heading. Receipted over stamp. Traces of folds. Blank conjoint leaf with docket title on verso. 1886. £20.00
¶ Includes 'relining the Coachman's seat with new blue cloth and welted cushions...', 'making a new best seasoned ash shaft (near side)...', 'repairing one of the springs and fitting a new second and a new short plate..'
Rum & Brandy Importers BILLS from Eagle & Back, Distillers, Importers of Rum & Brandy, Red Cross Street, Cripplegate, addressed to a Brewer in Gosberton, Lincs, 1825 - 31. 20 bills, 4to, each with engraved heading, with adjoining leaf with letter, integral address panel on verso, postmark, some small holes in paper where wax seal broken. The bills are mainly for puncheons of Jamaica Rum, Brandy, Gin and Port Wine, the letters deal with details of carriage ('forwarded per Hearn's Waggon' etc.), occasional turkeys received, oysters sent, remarks on duty etc. 'Having heard on Monday that as Parliament meet on Tuesday week, one of the first questions to be settled is the new duty on Wine I have lost no time in getting your Hogshead cleared....' 1825-31. £40.00
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Davey (G) CHEPSTOW CASTLE, MONMOUTHSHIRE Lithograph, from drawing by John Willis, on India paper, size 8" x 10", plus margins. Printed by Day & Haghe. c1860. £35.00
¶ Shows close up view of castle, vegetation in foreground.
Davey (G) INTERIOR OF TINTERN ABBEY, MONMOUTHSHIRE East Window.... Together with... Interior of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, West Window. Two lithographs, on India paper, size 9" x 11", plus margins. Drawn by John Willis. Day & Haghe, Lithographers. c1850. £75.00
Grocer's TRADE CARD of Morgan & Williams, Wholesale & Retail Grocers and Tea Dealers, Hop Cheese & Butter Factors, Spices, Fish, Sauces, Capers, Olives &c. Shiny card, some slight discoloration at edge. c1860. £10.00
CANAL SHARE CERTIFICATE - WEDGWOOD FAMILY Monmouthshire Canal Navigation SHARE CERTIFICATE Ticket No. 90. Made out in the name of John Wedgwood of Cote House in the County of Gloucester. Finely printed on thick paper size 7" x 11", title in large Gothic lettering with red and yellow shield with angel's head above, garlands, hand-coloured, 15 lines printed in cursive lettering, with the names of places in larger capital letters, papered seal of Monmouthshire Canal Company affixed, with green silk ribbons. Signed by the Clerk. Traces of two vertical folds, some very small light greyish marks over a small area near right margin, small patch of thin paper on verso (may have been attached to a leaf of paper at one small point and then removed some time in the past.) 1799. £260.00
¶ The Monmouthshire Canal was completed and opened in 1796. A number of tramways connected it with the blast furnaces and coal mines, and brought much business to the town of Newport. John Wedgwood lived at Cote House in Westbury on Trym, near Bristol, and was related to Josiah Wedgwood one of the main promoters of the canal.
Rowe (G) TINTERN ABBEY West Window. Lithograph. Drawn from nature by G. Rowe. Size 8" x 6", on India paper, wide margins, overall size 9" x 11". c1840. £20.00
Tintern WILL of John Rowbotham of Abbey & Tintern. Office copy 2p, sm. folio, with conjoint leaf with docket title. Extracted from the Registry of the Consistory Court of Llandaff. Will 1821, Attested copy 1825. £15.00
¶ Makes various monetary bequests and leaves his executors to dispose of his 'Freehold, Leasehold or Shipping Property'.
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Great Yarmouth Waterworks Company Session 1906. MAP colour-printed Ordnance Survey Map, size 32" x 38", linen-backed, marked to show average rainfall figures at stations marked with blue circle, and catchment areas of Rivers Bure and Wensum (marked with blue and pink line). 1906. £24.00
Moulton A TRUE TERRIER of all the Glebe Lands, Messuages and Tenements belonging to the Rectory and Parish Church of Moulton St. Michael... rendered according to the Old and Ancient Terriers... Vellum, size 27" x 17", folds, some uniform slight browning. Signed by Minister, Churchwardens. The word 'Terrier' is in large decorative letters.... with.... a similar Terrier for 1770. Vellum rubbed in top four inches, some browning. 2 items. 1827 and 1770. £60.00
¶ Details the various pieces of land, with tenants, adjoining owners.
Smith (W.H) NORWICH AND ENVIRONS Reduced Ordnance Map for Tourists by J. Bartholomew. Scale 4 miles to an Inch. Colour printed map, linen-backed, folding into sm. 8vo cloth-covered boards. Attractive printed label. c1910. £9.00
Wellingham, Fakenham THE IMPORTANT AND VALUABLE FREEHOLD MIXED FARM well-known as The Manor House Farm.... lately in the occupation of the Rivett family.... also 14 brick and tiled cottages. Which will be sold by auction.... Saturday, July 25th, 1925. 8vo, 12pp, folding coloured plan, wraps. 1925. £14.00
Wheatacre Burgh PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, of the MANOR OF WHEATACRE CUM BURGH, with the Fines, Quit-Rents, Royalty, &c. also several eligible Freehold Farms, a Wood, Staithe, Public House, &c. &c.... situate at Wheatacre Burgh, otherwise Burgh St. Peter To be sold by auction by John King, at the Rampant Horse Inn, Norwich, on Saturday, the 8th of August, 1812.... Folio, 15pp, docket title, folded, some slight dustmarking on outside leaf, completed memorandum. 1812. £45.00
Wreningham PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Estates at Wreningham.... to be sold by Auction by Mr. Jno. Standley on Wednesday the 5th day of Dec. 1860. Sm. folio, 4pp., folded. 1860. £10.00
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Brampton, Welford AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers granted and continued by Two Acts for amending the Highways leading from Brampton Bridge to Welford Bridge.... and the Great Post Road from Morter Pitt Hill to Chain Bridge.... 14pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. 1749. £10.00
Byfield AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures.... within the Manor, Parish, and Liberties, of Byfield and Westrup.... 42pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1778. £22.00
Holcot AN ACT for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... within the Manor and Parish of Holcot.... 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Some foxing spots. 1777. £18.00
Northampton AN ACT for vesting in Trustees, certain Lands and Hereditaments at Weedon Beck... for erecting Buildings thereon for the Service of His Majesty's Ordnance. 10pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1803. £17.00
Ollerton AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Township of Ollerton, the Parish of Edwinstow, in the County of Nottingham. 21pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1778. £22.00
Oundle ABSTRACT OF THE FREEHOLD ESTATES purchased by Mr. Rily. Abstract detailing leases etc. from 1708-1723. In a small neat hand on 2p sm. folio, in manuscript. Blank leaf with docket title. c1750 or earlier. £17.00
¶ Concerns land in the Hamlet of Elmington called Old Close, 13 acres in the Common Fields called Howhill Field and Windmill field etc.
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Alnham DEED of bargain and sale of part of a tenement known as Halfhusbandland in the Town field of Alnham, with all houses, edifices, gardens, meadows, moors and the Common of pasture upon the Common of Alnham, containing 40 acres, 30 of which adjoin Bromeley, the other 10 at a place called Coppedeane and ground called Todd Law, Francis Alder of Hobberlawe, gent., to Thomas Collingwood of Little Ryell. Vellum, size 14" x 26", heavy wax seal on tag with imprint of deer, attractive calligraphic initial letter. Witnessed on verso, by 8 witnesses, with memorandum affirming peaceable possession and livery of seizin taken. 1609. £40.00
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
Ormiston & Glass, Stationers, Publisher NEWCASTLE AND VICINITY 12 photolitho views on folding strip, folding into heavily embossed boards, 4" x 6". Front board rather faded. c1880. £15.00
Walker (J & C) NORTHUMBERLAND Engraved map with outline colouring showing areas of six Fox Hunts with small circles to show places of Meets, size 13" x 15", parkland and railway line coloured. With list of polling places, boroughs etc. Creases and repaired tears in bottom margin, one readhing 1" into text. c1860. £20.00
Whittingham, Ingram, Alnham COPY MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT of Alexander Collingwood and Dorothy Lawson, 1691. Closely written on 5 sides of large folio, folded with docket title, signed as a true copy, 1755. Paper slightly darkened in places. 1755. £40.00
¶ Details various manors, mansion house, houses, farms, etc. This was no doubt the family of Vice-Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, who was according to the D.N.B 'of an old Northumberland family which had fallen into reduced circumstances'.
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Everton, Scastworth, Gringley on the Hill, Misterton, and Walkeringham AN ACT for the more effectually embanking, draining, preserving, and improving certain Low Lands and Grounds, lying and being in the several Parishes or Townships of Everton, Scastworth, Gringley on the Hill, Misterton, and Walkeringham, in the County of Nottingham. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1499-1520, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £12.00
Sherwood Forest ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet 113. Size 13" x 19", plus wide margins. Published 1908. £20.00
¶ Covers Cuckney, Ollerton, Girton. Good black impression.
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Garsington, near Wheatley EXCELLENT WAGON, USEFUL DRAUGHT MARE, HARNESS FOR 8 HORSES Saddle, and quantity of Stones and Caps, Winnowing Machine, 8 Sacks of Wheat.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, On the Premises on Tuesday, October 18, 1853.... Poster, size 16 x 13", few folds. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1853. £25.00
¶ Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale, for example 'very useful draught mare, quiet in harness'.
Iffley, near Oxford USEFUL AND SUBSTANTIAL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Pony & Chaise, 5 Pigs, Hay, Poultry, and various effects, Rose Hill, Iffley, near Oxford, To be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, On the Premises on Wednesday and Thursday, the 2nd and 3rd days of April, 1856..... Poster, size 20 x 15", few folds. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1856. £22.00
¶ Includes a list of the items in the sale.
Islip PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 'The Hall' comprising a Fine XVIIth Century Country House... A Riverside Garden, Island Site, Small Orchard... for Sale by Auction 28th June, 1933... 8pp., plus 2 photographic plates, small folio, printed wraps, plan inside back wrap. 1933. £25.00
¶ The house was formerly the country residence of the Deans of Westminster.
Jericho, Oxford 6 WALTON STREET, JERICHO. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Strong Coal Cart.... Harness, and various Effects. To be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, On the Premises on Thursday, March 29th, 1855.... Poster, size 15 x 10" H. Cooke & Co, Printers, Oxford, 1855. £24.00
¶ Includes an extensive list of the 121 items in the sale, listed room by room.
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'.
Watlington ABSTRACT OF TITLE to house and barn in Watlington. 12p., folio, in manuscript. Details indentures etc. from 1722-49. n.d. c1780? £18.00
¶ There is no title on cover leaf just 'Mr. Horne'.
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Baschurch PARTICULAR of a very desirable freehold estate called 'Stanwardine' consisting of excellent Farmhouse and Extensive Outbuildings, Several Cottages, 20 Acres of First-Rate Arable and Pasture Land.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 15th day of July, 1869.... 3pp., folio, folded, plus docket title, which is dusty, folding hand-coloured plan. 1869. £34.00
Bridgnorth VOTING PAPER size approx. 6" x 7", printed on one side only, for the election November 1st 1843, listing four names of candidates for Councillors of the Borough, with address and occupation. Signed by Voter James Pinner with his address and Parish. 1843. £8.00
Bridgnorth VOTING PAPER size approx. 6" x 7", printed on one side only, for the election November 1st 1843, listing four names of candidates for Councillors of the Borough, with address and occupation. Signed by Voter James Pinner with his address and Parish, witnessed. 1843. £10.00
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
Shrewsbury ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Lady Keane to leasehold premises situate in the Quarry near the town of Shrewsbury. 3p folio, in manuscript. 1823. £14.00
¶ Details title from 1806.
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Aller ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between William Bridge of Somerton and George Lockyer of Stath in Aller, relating to land known as Goosemeade in the occupation of Charles Chinn. 2p sm. folio, unsigned, but with wax seal of man's head. 1774. £18.00
Backwell PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM 13 photographs mounted in thick card pages, image size 4" x 5", oblong 8vo album, cloth boards. Lacks ties from spine hence leaves loose. 1906. £36.00
¶ Views include Backwell Church, group of men with long sticks in front of pony and cart, named on mount as members of Haines family, picnic group with cider jars etc. in front of half finished hayrick, '1st XI 1906' (in striped blazers), '2nd XI 1906' (a group of young boys), 'Boys Match at West Town 1906' (spectators). Others view include Mells, St. Ives, Plymouth, photo of arms of Strode loosely inserted.
Bath CATALOGUE of the Remaining Portion of the Household Furniture and Effects.... 5, Duke Street Bath.... Auction catalogue for sale of Nov. 11th & 12th, 1891. 20pp., sm. 4to. 1891. £10.00
¶ Includes paintings by Barker, Morland, Breughel etc.
Bath Victualler PROBATE of the Will and Codicil of William Howell decd. 3 vellum sheets size 25" x 30, plus smaller printed certificate with manuscript inserts, papered seal of Archbishop of Canterbury. 1849. £16.00
¶ Refers to his house in Larkhall Place and his stock in trade at his premises in Upper Boro Walls.
Bathampton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XIV.2. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 1/2500. Revision of 1936. £16.00
¶ Covers Bailbrook House, Holcombe Lodge, Larkhall.
Bridgwater Bay GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN. Sheet XX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Hand-coloured, with key in margin, linen-backed, folding to 8vo, one endpaper. Sea area and the South Wales coast area has been cut away, leaving only the Somerset part of the map. c1885. £38.00
Bridgwater Bay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX. Size approx. 24" x 35", linen-backed. Two small greyish spots in sea area. Three neatly repaired edge tears. Cancelled red 'Boundary Copy' stamp in margin. O.S blindstamp 1887. £30.00
¶ Covers Porlock, North Petherton, Weston-super-Mare, part of S. Wales coast.
Broomfield LEASE of lands in Broomfield, Sir William Portman of Orchard to William Wynter of Clapton. 11" x 16", tag, no trace of any wax seal. 1638. £40.00
¶ Includes land called Castle Acre, Biddle, Kingsland.
Broomfield LEASE of a messuage or tenement and meadow and pasture land and wood in Broomfield, William Knapman and John Radford to Christopher Symcock. Vellum, size 9" x 12", signed by Symcock, wax seal bound with cloth and string, on tag, indented top edge. 1693. £46.00
Cary (J) A MAP OF SOMERSETSHIRE from the best Authorities. Engraved map, Hundreds coloured in outline, size 15" x 19" plus margins, scale bar and compass rose, table of Reference to the Hundreds. Area of margins approx. " outside plate-mark slightly darkened (possibly where once in card mount), some slight off-setting at central fold. 1805. £56.00
Chard COUNTERPART LEASE of a Close of Land called Pearce's Mead, The Earl Poulett to William Salter. On vellum, 22" x 30", printed with manuscript inserts, wax seal. 1868. £10.00
Chelvey LETTER fom Edmund Jeans to Sir Charles Kemeys Tynte about the sale of a tenement at Chelvey. 1p, 4to, very creased. Binfords, 15th Sept. 1744. £12.00
¶ Warns Sir Charles (as Lord of the Manor) not to grant the tenant licence to convey until he has made compensation for stones 'both paving and tiling' which he took from the land.
Combe Down, Twerton and Wellow PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold and Leashold Properties Which will be Sold by Auction at the Full Moon Hotel, Old Bridge, Bath, On Tuesday, 11th December, 1894. Folio, folded, 3pp. 1894. £12.00
Cotterell (H.F) drawn by MAP OF THE CITY OF BATH. Folding lithographed map, size 11" x 12", folding onto sm. 8vo printed board. With key to Public Buildings and Churches. c1874. £25.00
¶ Covers Richmond Place, Bloomfield Terrace, Twerton Suspension Bridge.
Halsgrove Farm, Withypool SCHEDULE OF DEEDS and documents relating to a Farm called Halsgrove. 3p, folio, detailing indentures from 1672 to 1889, together with two sketch plans on tracing paper, circa 1900, and a four-sheet vellum document referred to in the Schedule, ASSIGNMENT of Mortgage, 1784, John Warren and Richard How to John Webber. Vellum rather browned and ink slightly faded. 1784-1900. £20.00
¶ The land had originally belonged to the Gorges family.
Hawkridge AUCTION HANDBILL advertising sale of Overland Tenements comprising fee simple of pasture land called West Shercombe, 2 acres of wood on Hawkridge Common, and 40 acres known as Shercombe Allotment. Sm. folio, folded, off-setting. 2p. manuscript conditions of sale attached. 1835. £24.00
Kilmington, Charlton Musgrave, Wincanton and Penselwood AN ACT for inclosing Lands within the several Parishes of Kilmington, Charlton Musgrave, Wincanton and Penselwood.... 12pp, disbound, some light spotting. 1814. £18.00
Kingsbury Episcopi LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-9 (The Tithing of Kingsbury), 1894-5, 1897-98. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 60 properties in each assessment. 3 items in all, some minor dust-marking. 1878-1898. £24.00
Kingsbury Episcopi LEASE for a year of a tenement called Webbs, comprising house and garden, orchard, a close called Pitlards etc., Henry England of Burrow, to Richard Chaffey of Stoke under Hamdon. Single vellum sheet, wax seal. 1786. £18.00
Lyncombe and Widcombe TWO ENGRAVED VIEWS Mounted one above the other in ivory mount, 'The Cemetery and distant View of Bath' and 'Mausoleum of Ralph Allen', large vignette views, engraved surface approx. 4" x 6", size of mount 14" x 11". Two minor foxing spots in margins. Pub. by E. Peach, Bath c1860. £20.00
Lyncombe Hill, Bath AUCTION POSTER. Desirable Freehold Investment. Messrs Powell & Powell will sell by Auction on the premises on Wednesday, 8th Day of July, 1874.... all that substantially-built and commodious residence. No 5, Augustus Place, otherwise Augusta House, Lyncombe Hill.... Size approx. 40" x 25", folded, some wear to folds, couple of splits affecting a few letters. J. Keene, Printer, Bath. 1874. £18.00
North Coker, Barwick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XC.5. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 26" x 37", water features, roads and buildings hand-coloured. Zincographed 1888. £25.00
Portishead AN ACT to confer further Powers on the Bristol and Portishead Pier and Railway Company.... 19pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1877. £12.00
Portishead Docks AN ACT to extend the time for the Purchase of Lands authorised by the Bristol and Portishead Pier and Railway Company's Act, 1877, to be acquired, and to authorise that Company to raise additional Capital.... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1880. £9.00
River Avon Navigation from Hanham to Bath AN ACT for enabling the Proprietors of the Navigation of the River Avon, in the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester, from the City of Bath, to or near Hanham Mills, to make and maintain a Horse Towing Path, for the Purpose of towing and hauling with Horses or otherwise, Boats, Lighters, and other Vessels, up and down the said River. 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1807. £24.00
Taunton Area THE WEEKLY AVERAGE PRICE OF WHEAT for 1826, 1827 & 1828. An Abstract of the Weekly returns sent to the Board of Trade. Manuscript on folio sheet ruled in columns for Date, Average, Remarks. At the bottom is the name 'Wm. Court. inspector of Corn Returns for the District of Taunton and its Vicinity'. Folded, docket title, small piece of sealing wax dropped on verso making small hole, with loss of one digit. Paper watermarked 1827. £18.00
Taunton LEASE of a tenement called Stepswater near the turnpike between Taunton & Bishops Hull, T. Ackland, Ironmonger, and James Barnicott, Bookseller, to Capt. F. Dickson. 3p, folio, small wax seals. 1853. £12.00
Temple Combe REPORT of J.P. Sturge & Son as to the Line of the Yeovil & Wilton and Bleadon and Blandford Railways through the Estate of Samuel Worthy in the Parish of Temple Coombe. 1p, folio, in manuscript. Some short splits at folds, blank conjoint leaf with splits repaired at folds. 1847. £18.00
¶ Gives valuation of land to be taken.
Wedmore and Heathouse POSTER Messrs, Bennett & Millard Will Sell by Auction, At the "George" Hotel, Wedmore.... February 18, 1892.... Dwelling Houses and Premises.... Size approx. 22" x 17", folded, a few small ink stains, repaired split at fold. Oliver & Son, Stationers and Machine Printers, Axbridge. 1892. £14.00
Wedmore, Rodney Stoke and Chapel Allerton PLANS, PARTICULARS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Portionof the Sand Hall Estate, Comprising A Family Residence occupying a beautiful situation at Wedmore; a Sixty-three Acre Farm... several smaller Farms, with Residences... productive Orchards, fertile Arable and valuable Turbary lands... containing an area of about 621 Acres, in 88 Lots, which J.H. Palmer & Sons will sell by Auction at... Wedmore... 26th and 27th August, 1909. 25pp., folio (17" x 12"), bound with its printed wraps in recent quarter cloth, marbled paper boards, with printed label, plus 21 coloured full-page plans, scale 1/2500, lithographed by Lavars and Co., Bristol. On the first plan is a photographic illustration of Lot 1 'Gog's House'. Names tenants. Buyers and purchase price of each Lot entered neatly in ink. 1909. £75.00
¶ Includes Allermore Farm, Sand Farm, Castle Farm, cottages at Latcham.
Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the White-Hart Inn, Glastonbury... 24th of August... All That Farm Called Hay Farm Comprising a good Farm-House with a Garden Orchard, Meadow, Pasture and Arable Ground.... Containing about 70 Acres, Situate near Coxley Pound... Handbill, size 5" x 9", lists eight lots with field names, acreage. Name of purchaser of each lot added in ink. Light creasing. Hewitt, Printer, Glastonbury, August 5th 1812. £40.00
Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the George Inn, Wells... 19th Day of October next... The Following Messuages, Lands and Premises In Lots... Handbill, size 15" x 9". Lists 11 Lots, with acreage, occupiers. Includes house in Chamberlain Street, Wells, 'fit for the Residence of a large and respectable Family...' Traces of folds, some browning at bottom right corner. Some purchasers' names added in ink. Printed by J.E. Lewis at his Juvenile Library and Toy-Shop, Sadler-Street, Wells. £40.00
Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION for the Lives of three healthy Persons; At the Bull's-Head Inn, in the City of Wells... 26th day of January Instant... The Under-Mentioned Messuage Lands and Premises; Situate in the Tithing of Coxley and near to the said City... Handbill, size 15" x 10", some light creasing. Some prices and purchasers' names added in ink. Lists 10 Lots, with name of field, acreages, occupier. Printed by J.E. Lewis, of whom may be had Stamps for Bills.... 9th January 1815. £45.00
¶ Includes land called South Croft at Polsham, Folly-Ground, Dwelling House at Coxley.
Wilton ORDER of the Justices of the Peace for Somerset to the Overseers of Wilton, to pay money collected for the Relief of the Poor to William Pinchard, Clerk to the Magistration.... for the performance of duties specified hereunder..... Printed 4to sheet, MS inserts. Signed, with 2 small blue seals. Address panel on verso with blue two penny stamp, address of Overseers at Wilton, blue Taunton postmark. 1849. £12.00
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Biddulph OBLIGATION BOND of Richard Gibson of Overton in Biddulph, yeoman, to Francis Brownsword of Buglawton in Cheshire, yeoman. On vellum, size 7" x 9", small wax seal, in Latin and English, signed by four witnesses, some browning and slight rubbing, two brown marks in top and bottom margin. 1675. £30.00
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. £26.00
Denston, Alton and Rocester FARMS &c. NEAR ALTON TOWERS To be Sold by Auction by Mr Pegg... at the Bull's Head Inn, in Alton, 25th day of September, 1832. Poster, size 19" x 15", creasing throughout, repaired 5" tear through the largest line, plus another 1" tear. 1832. £25.00
¶ Lists 5 Lots in detail, with acreages, occupiers, names of fields. Includes 'moiety of River Churnett'.
Dudley Canal AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Dudley Canal Navigation, to raise a further Sum of Money for completing the said Navigation.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 271-280, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £14.00
Gastineau (Maria) CHECKLY CHURCH Watercolour, in sepia, white and pencil on card, size approx. 6" x 8", corners snipped. Titled in pencil, and signed, in ink, to verso. c186- £75.00
¶ 'Landscape watercolourist. Daughter of H.G. Gastineau.' See Wood's Dictionary of Victorian Painters.
Lichfield PRINTED REFERENCE for Mr. C.E. Newcomb, Assistant Master at the Grammar School, from the Headmaster, T. Goldney. 1p, 8vo. April 23rd, 1880. £6.00
Uttoxeter, Burton on Trent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXII S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14" plus very wide margins. c1880. £18.00
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Clark's Diamond Carcel Lamp ADVERTISING SHEET 4to, printed on one side only, folds, small repaired split, with diagram of lamp, directions for lighting and maintaining etc. 'To be Had of Messrs Chaplin & Emson, Sudbury' at bottom. c1880. £10.00
¶ 'The Carcel Lamp is used in all the Palaces of Europe'.
Felixstowe SIX POSTCARDS Including Felix Hotel, Wolsey Terrace, The Beach. 3 coloured, 3 black and white. c1910. Plus 'Naturette' card of Cobbold's Point, and later one of beach. 1904-18. £10.00
¶ Attractive scenes with lots of people.
Lowestoft and Kirtley PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Fifty-Six Valuable Freehold Building Sites being the first portion of the 'Kirtley Cliff Estate', Six Superior marine Residences, Two Semi-Detached Villas, Fifteen Well Built Shops & Dwelling Houses... for sale by Auction... 30th day of August, 1887. 11p, folio, printed wraps. Very large folding coloured plan. Folded in four horizontally. 1887. £30.00
Rishangles PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of three substantial cottages with large gardens... for Sale by Auction... 5th October, 1874. 3pp, folio, folded. 1874. £8.00
Smith (W.H) COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Reduced Ordnance Map for Tourists by J. Bartholomew. Scale 4 miles to an Inch. Colour printed map, linen-backed, folding into sm. 8vo cloth-covered boards. Attractive printed label. 5 places underlined in ink and written in margin. c1910. £8.00
Southelmham, Beccles POSTER advertising auction sale of a Neat Genteel Residence in Ballygate Street, a Cottage and a Garden in Beccles, and a Farm Residence and land in St. James' Southelmham.... June 9th, 1862. Size 29" x 20", folds, small hole in one letter, poorly printed with smudging of ink. Read Crisp, Printers, Beccles, 1862. £16.00
Wrentham PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Free Public House in Full Trade, A Long Established and Excellent Blacksmith's Shop and Three Brick and Tiled Cottages... which will be sold by auction at the Spread Eagle Inn, 30th January, 1846... 3pp., folio. Marked 'Proof Copy' with ms corrections to punctuation etc., docket title printed on separate small sheet. Jarman, Printer, Beccles, 1846. £18.00
¶ The Beer House was called the King's Head.
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Croydon, West Wickham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XIV, N.E. etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, Size 24" x 35", linen-backed, folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Contours in red. Edition of 1914. £22.00
¶ Covers Beddington Park, Thornton Heath, Eden Park.
Guildford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". The road from Dorking through Guildford to Bagshot has been coloured in purple. Small spot in one section. Linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers, inserted in rubbed slip-case with Stanford label. Electrotype 1866. £28.00
Holmbush Farm, Slinfold, Surrey LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Consisting of Four Excellent Cart Horses, One Pony, Six Shorthorn Cows in Full Milk, 14 Head of Young Stock, 57 Head of Poultry, The Implements... Mr Plummer is directed... to Sell by Auction... September 21st, 1877.... 12pp., sm. 8vo. Title page with attractive type-faces. 1877. £12.00
Limpsfield, Titsey Park ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVIII N.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 18, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Various small areas shaded in colourwash and numbered. 1898. £15.00
Sheere RELEASE by John Parkhurst of Sheere, butcher, of his interest in his father's will to his brother and mother. 1p., sm. folio, small papered wax seal, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. 1726. £18.00
Stockdale (J) A MAP OF SURREY Engraved map, scale 4" = 10 miles, size 15" x 19". Traces of folds. Trimmed to platemark down 6" of left margin. Small foxing spot below title. 1798. £30.00
¶ Shows villages in detail, canal, high ground, parkland, roads with numbered distances etc.
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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. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1894. £30.00
Arundel SALE BY AUCTION of £1,000 Consolidated Ordinary Stock of The Arundel Gas Company, 3rd July, 1900. 13pp, sm. 4to. 1900. £12.00
Bacon's NEW ORDNANCE PLAN of Hastings and St. Leonards. Scale 8" to the mile. Folding map, partly hand-coloured. Decorative border. Folding into stiff cloth wraps with printed label. 4" split in fold at one section at bottom of the top left section which is pasted to board. c1880. £35.00
Bacon's PLAN OF HASTINGS AND ST. LEONARDS Reduced from the New Ordnance Survey. Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 8" to 1 mile. Cliffs, sea and some areas of the map hand shaded. Folding into cloth-covered boards with printed label. Tear along one section where top right section pasted to board. c1880. £26.00
Bexhill COPY ADMISSION of John Lambert Walker at a Court of the Manor of Bexhill, to a messuage called 'Woodgates', late Lansdell's. Vellum, 22" x 12". 1875. £10.00
Brighton, Haslemere ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet IX. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo. 1879. £30.00
Chichester, Brighton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet IX. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 4to, endpapers, printed label. Cut almost to top border. A previous owner has marked a dotted red line from Chichester to Wiggonholt, with a note on front endpaper explaining that it refers to Ogilby's road. Electrotyped in 1875. £34.00
Climping PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Poorhouse (in Two Tenements) situate in the Parish of Climping.... which will be Sold by Auction.... At the Norfolk Arms, Arundel, the 10th day of July next.... Folio, 3pp and docket title on verso, folds. 1871. £25.00
Herstmonceaux Park, Hellingly ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. t Sheet LVI.Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some wells and springs carefully circled in red. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1895. £30.00
Hove INSTITUTION of John Calland Clark to the Canonry of Hova Villa, void by the Resignation of Ensby Cleaver the last Prebendar. Vellum, size 10" x 12", in manuscript. Signed W. Chichester with very fine papered seal of the Bishopric, 4" x 3". 1789. £25.00
¶ 'we hereby assign and appoint unto you the stall in the choir and the said Prebendary Voice in the Chapter...'
Iford, West Firle ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXVII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00
Newhaven Harbour Company CERTIFICATE for 4 per cent Debenture Stock. Printed on paper with green wavy background. Size 9" x 9", not made out, but with perforated cancelled stamp. 192-. £17.00
¶ Printed on verso with details of various Acts etc., up to the Amalgamation Scheme 1922.
Rowe (G) FRIARS, WINCHELSEA. Lithograph, showing ruined arches. Wide margins. Overall size 12" x 14", engraved surface 6" x 9". Published by P.M. Powell, Library, Hastings c1850. £16.00
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.
Thornham, Borden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XXXII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Four areas outlined in colour wash. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1878. £26.00
West Dean, Goodwood ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XLVIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some areas in Goodwood Park outlined in orange and blue wash. 1880. £30.00
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Coventry PARTICULARS AND PLAN of a Desirable Freehold Building Estate at Stoke Green, Near Coventry Which will be Sold by Auction by Thomas Clarke, March 22nd, 1860... 2pp., small folio, folding hand-coloured plan. 1860. £25.00
¶ 'Beautiful Sites for Villa Residences'.
Murray (T) MAP OF WARWICKSHIRE Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, 18" x 14". Scale 3" = 10 miles. 1830. £35.00
Nuneaton, Shilton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXIII.S.W. Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key. New Edition 1886, O.S. blindstamp 1901. £22.00
Stratford on Avon REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp., with a plan coloured in outline, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £22.00
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Coombe Bissett PARTICULARS of the remaining part of Manor Farm... 204 Acres with useful Homestead... 5pp., 4to, wraps. Folding plan loosely inserted. 1965. £8.00
Henton (Hinton) GRANT by Gilbert Ode, rector of 'Sotesbrok Church', of a curtilage and house in Henton, to John Holebrok sone of Robert Holebrok. Vellum, 5" x 10", indented at top edge, tag but no seal. 13 lines in Latin in a small neat hand. 'die dominica proxima post festum cicumcisione Anno Regn. Reg. Edwardi tercii & conquestu sexto' - 1333. £300.00
Melksham PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Highly Valuable Freehold Estates, Two Excellent Dairy Farms..... Accommodation land.... to be sold by Auction.... June 9th, 1898. 5pp., folio, with schedules, large folding hand-coloured plan. Staples rusty, splits at spine. 1898. £26.00
¶ Comprises 'Melksham Forest Farm' and 'Little Snarlton Farm'.
Milford, near Salisbury PARTICULARS of Freehold Building Land distant about half a mile from the City of Salisbury with direct access from the London Turnpike Road, the property of the Salisbury Burial Board, to be Sold by Auction.... 24th July 1857. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. 1857. £18.00
¶ Amendments in ink, presumably corrections to proof copy.
Milton Lilbourne SALE OF THE RICH GRAZING OR DAIRY HOLDING known as Abbey Far.... Allotment Land in the Severalls, Milton.... for Sale by Auction, April 30th, 1931. 6pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. Pages rather creased. 1931. £12.00
New Swindon GRANT of land at New Swindon, The Trustees of the Will of the late Mr John Toomer to John Webb, Builder. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seals, on first sheet is coloured manuscript plan size 11" x 15", showing plots in Station Road. 1883. £24.00
New Swindon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Block of 11 Well Built Houses, Nos. 1 - 11 Queen Anne's Buildings.... Occupying a commanding position in the important thoroughfare of Faringdon Street, to be Offered for Sale by Auction.... June 27th, 1888. 6pp., folio, folded, with double page coloured plan. 1888. £22.00
North Wiltshire Banking Company DEED OF SETTLEMENT as Amended at a Special General Meeting of the Shareholders, Held at the Bank House, Melksham, September 4th, 1865; with an Abstract of the Act, 7 Geo. IV, c.46. 64pp., plus 6pp. Abstract of the Act for regulating Co-Partnerships of Bankers. Sm. 8vo., cloth covered boards, printed label to front board. A. Cochrane, Melksham, Pr. 1866? £20.00
Pewsey PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable Properties comprising 'Southcott House'.... 'Southcott Lodge'.... to be Sold by Auction.... 26th June, 1890. 3pp., folio, folded. 1890. £15.00
Pewsey PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... a portion of The Pewsey Glebe having an area of 106a.... for Sale by Auction, August 26th, 1912. 7pp, 4to, wraps, folding plan. Vertical fold. 1912. £16.00
Pickwick PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of The Free Fully-Licensed Popular Roadside Hostelry known as the 'Hare & Hounds'.... for Sale by Auction.... 19th Sept. 1941. 7pp., sm. 4to, decorative wraps. Line drawing on first page. 1941. £15.00
TRAFALGAR ESTATE Salisbury ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS By Order of the Right Honourable The Earl Nelson.... The Historic Trafalgar Estate, 3,411 Acres with a Moderate Sized and Most Attractive XVIIIth Centruy Mansion.... XVIIth Century Chapel, Fine Sporting including First Class Fishing and Shooting, 14 Corn and Dairy Farms, 55 cottages and Houses, 500 Acres Valuable Woodlands.... To be Sold by Auction on Wednesday, 2nd June, 1948. 76pp., 4to, stiff wraps with coat of arms, cloth spine. 2 large folding plans in pocket at rear, key plan at front, numerous photographic illustrations, including interior and aerial views. 1948. £120.00
¶ Originally known as the Standlynch Estate 'the property was purchased in 1814 by the Trustees appointed under an Act of Parliament passed in 1806 to form an Estate for the Successors of Admiral Lord Nelson.'
Seagry, Hippenscombe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, sheets, XIII S.E, (Seagry), XLIX N.W. (Chute), XLIII S.W (Scots Poor, Hippenscombe). Sheet size 12" x 18", plus margins. Edition of 1925. £15.00
Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 28, 1837. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1837. £16.00
¶ Contains large notice for 'Criterion' coach to Birmingham, notice of Exchange of glebe land at Preshute (marked with small ink crosses), list of villages to be visited for revision of lists for voters for Knights of the Shire, etc.
Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Nov. 30, 1826. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. A few small holes at fold. 1826. £14.00
¶ 'Among the passengers in the Florida, arrived at Liverpool on Thursday, from America, is the individual claiming the Fonthill Estates', 'Monday evening a considerable part of the ceiling, together with the beams, of the Meeting-house at Swindon, fell in....'
Stowell Park Estate PARTICULARS, PHOTOS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, OF An Attractive Small Freehold Residential and Sporting Estate known as Stowell Park, comprising Moderate-size Stone-built Mansion House,.... A second residence and Two Farms and Cottages, comprising in all about 530 Acres. To be sold.... by Messrs. Daniel Smith, Oakley & Garrard.... at the Bear Hotel, Devizes, on Thursday, the 7th day of September, 1916.... Folio, large coloured folding plan in pocket at rear, key plan, 4 full-page photographic illusts, 20 + (1)pp, original printed wraps. 1916. £35.00
Warminster PROGRAMME of the Peace Celebrations in Warminster. 16pp., sm. 8vo., flags etc on front wrap. Staples rusty. July 18th 1919. £8.00
Westbury COPY CONVEYANCE messuages, mills, buildings lands in Westbury, Messrs Fowler Head and Moxham to James Neat of Westbury. 10p, folio, tied with tape at corner. With Schedule of deeds from 1823. Copy, c1876. £18.00
¶ Included premises once known as the Bear Inn.
Westbury grocer's AN INVENTORY AND VALUATION of the Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and other effects of Mr James Currier Dyer of Westbury, Shopkeeper... 8pp., folio, sewn at edge. 1856. £26.00
¶ Interesting list of shop, store-room and cellar contents, and shop fittings, giving a picture of what a grocer of the time would have kept in stock. Includes (over 3 pages): 9lbs. Bees Wax, 20lbs. of Ginger, 4lbs. of Nutmegs, 15 boxes of Macaroons, 9lbs. of Jordan Almonds, 6 cwt. of Cheese, 2 galls. ink, 3 lbs. of Brazil Isinglass, 30lbs. currants.
Winterslow PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Agricultural and Sporting Property Forming a Portion of the Winterslow Estate... the Property extends over an area of about 1,000a... and will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 12th day of August, 1902. 14pp., folio, printed wraps with floral decoration, two double-page coloured plans. The pages with listing lots 4-22 have a vertical red crayon line struck through them, and red crosses on five of the fields in the first map. Vertical crease. Letter inserted regarding sale a year later, together with a small handbill for that sale, which was for 'New Manor Farm' (the red crayon presumably crossed out non-relevant portions of the previous sale. 1902 and 1903.. £34.00
¶ 'The Estate includes the larger portions of the villages of West Winterslow and Middle Winterslow...'
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Badger & Co.'s PATENT WORCESTER KITCHENER A Combined Open and Close Fire Cooking Ranage. 4to, 4pp., illustration on first page. Listing of 11 models, with measurements, prices. Traces of folds. 1881. £14.00
Beoley ASSIGNMENT of a Term of 500 years in certain Farms and hereditaments in the Parish of Beoley in trust for securing £16416.4.6d...., Messrs. Hornby and others to Alred Bell 4 large vellum sheets, second sheet with some light browning. Contains very long list of lands in the parish. 3 wax seals. 1834. £20.00
Berrow CONVEYANCE of a piece of land called Casson Park, a cottage and garden at Chase End Hill, Henry Hart to D. Clutterbuck. Vellum, 3p., folio, red margins, coloured plan 6" x 5" in text. 1903. £14.00
PAPER-MAKING Cleobury LETTER from T.L. Hall to his son William Hall, Cleobury Paper Mills, near Bewdley, written from London, 22 Jan. 1833. 4p, 4to, writing continued on first page in four lines crossing vertically, last page includes integral address panel with postmarks, papered seal, small piece torn from margin on last leaf where seal broken. Gives instruction about spreading soil on the fruit trees ('.... they must be very careful not to run the Cart wheels upon the trees. Keep the little lads to lead the horses.) and about making another lot of paper 'tell John Davison to make another lot of Royal tinted clean and good.... part 60lb per Ream and part 63lb. I wish this made before the Cap papers.... he must be very particular as to the sizeing....' etc. 1833. £27.00
Old Swinford, Pedley, Holt, etc. PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Next Presentation to Seven Valuable Rectories and One Vicarage Most delightfully situate near several respectable Market Towns... which will be Sold by Auction By Mess. Christie and Ansell, at their Great Room... September 15, 1784. 7p., folio, plus docket title. Disbound, each leaf set in large folio sheet of paper, so that both sides are visible. Folded. 1784. £90.00
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
Worcester, Inkberrow GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LIV S.W., size 12" x 14", plus very wide margins, key in margin. O.S. blindstamp 1899. £24.00
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Beverley ADMISSION of Joseph Stephenson to a cottage in the Manor of the Chapter of Beverley. Copy, large vellum sheet. 1836. £12.00
Bishopthorpe, Escrick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 191. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some red ink lines along banks of Ouse, Naburn Lock marked in red. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1866. £28.00
Diggle (James) Borough Engineer HEYWOOD CORPORATION. In Parliament. - Session 1883. Map, Shewing the Parliamentary Limits of Water Supply. Scale 1" to a mile, size approx. 19" x 15", plus margins, hand coloured, key showing Population supplied with water for each area. short tear to one margin, neatly repaired to verso. 1883. £28.00
East Heslerton, Helperthorpe and Sherburn PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Farms.... To be Sold by Auction on Tuesday, 15th July, 1919. Folio, 7pp, folding coloured plan, original wraps. 1919. £18.00
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
Fryholme, Dalton on Tees ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 26. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1857. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1876. £26.00
¶ Covers area to the South of the River Tees, the Northumberland part of the map (about one third) being blank.
Guisbrough, Newton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 117. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Rather dusty around margins. Engraved 1856. £28.00
Halifax, Brighouse ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 231. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1887. £36.00
¶ Covers Nether Haugh, Don Pottery, Wombwell, Wentworth.
Hooper (S), Publisher GREAT TOWER OF RICHMOND CASTLE Copper engraving, size 8" x 6", wide margins. Two girls and man with horse in foreground. 1784. £12.00
¶ From 'Grose's Antiquities'.
Horsley, Smith & Co., Hull SHARE CERTIFICATE for £100 preference shares. On thick paper, size 8" x 15", finely engraved, good plate mark. With counterfoil etc., attractive decoration down edge. Not completed. early 1900's. £14.00
Leeds WILL of Edmund Barker of Potter Newton, Esq., 1729. Attested copy on vellum, 1793, size 18" x 27". 40 lines in a neat hand. 1793. £30.00
¶ A detailed will listing much property in Yorkshire. Includes his share of the Manor of Chapel Allerton, Leeds, two messuages in Briggate, Leeds, two pews in the North Loft of the Old Church in Leeds, and one at the back of the pulpit, property in Woodhouse, Otley, Newall, Burley, Hawkesworth, Lower Esholt, and in many other places, as well as silver tankard, tea pot, salvers etc., lately purchased of George Allen, bedlinen, etc., chestnut filly and draught horses, a milk cow and twenty pounds to each of his nieces, etc.
London & North Western Railway DRAFT AGREEMENT between The London & N.W. Railway and Harrop Wrigley of Tamewater as to the purchase of lands at Tamewater for the Delph Branch of the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway for £350. 3pp., folio. 1849. £18.00
Nadin (Abel), Publisher THE YORKSHIRE POST and Leeds Intelligencer. May 30th 1868. 8p, uncut. 1868. £12.00
¶ Contains long report on Archbishop Manning at Bradford.
Redcar ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 7. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. Contours shaded in various colours and some heights marked in red ink. 1857. Poor impression of embossed Ordnance stamp, probably c. 1880. £26.00
¶ Covers Wilton, Marske, Redcar, Kirkleatham.
Royston, West Bretton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 262. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1874. £30.00
Scarborough, Flamborough ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XCV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Linen-backed, folding to large 4to with marbled sides. Borders and sea shaded. 1872. £30.00
Wath upon Dearne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 283. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Boundary round Wath upon Dearne shaded pink. 1887. £24.00
¶ Covers Nether Haugh, Don Pottery, Wombwell, Wentworth.
York, N. Grimston ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 93 N.E. Scale 1" to a mile, size 13" x 19", borders on all sides, mounted on linen, folding to 8vo. 1858. £15.00
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. £32.00
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Armagh LEASE of Part of the Town and Lands of Aughmagorgan, in the Manor of Cladymore, Situate in the County of Armagh, The Rt. Honorable Francis Earl of Charlemont to John Harrison, farmer. Finely printed on 4p. large folio, decorative heading, good armorial wax seal, two impressed tax stamps. Sketch plan coloured in outline in margin, scale 16 perches to one inch, size 6" x 6". Docket title printed with name of Earl etc.. Tenant's name and details of rents in MS.... together with.... a similar lease of another part of Aughmagorgan lands to John McClelland, also with plan. 2 items. 1839 and 1835. £35.00
Royal Canal Company AN ACT to dissolve the Corporation of the Royal Canal Company in Ireland, and to appoint Commissioners for enquiring into and examining the Claims of the Creditors.. and to provide for carrying on and completing the Canal from Dublin to Tarmonbury... 11pp. 1813. £16.00
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Aberdeen BILLHEAD of 'The Scottish Farmer', made out to J. & A. Blackie for advertising lots of land on the Banks of Dee. 3" x 8", printed border clipped away at bottom, fine vignette of man ploughing. 1849. £5.00
Aberdeen Farrier BILL of Joseph Milne, Horse Shoer and Farrier, to James Forbes, Carter, Aberdeen 1834-1837. In manuscript, listing work with month and day on one and a quarter sides of small folio sheet, receipted as paid in full 31st Oct. 1837. Mainly for horse shoes, 'dressing a Foot' etc... together with... Summons or Complaint, to William Westland, Farmer, Nigg, by the Heirs of Joseph Milne, to recover money due to them. 3p., folio, printed, with ms. inserts, with list of work done 1839-41, with prices, 1p. folio. 1834-7. £26.00
Coldstream SALE OF GROWING OATS at Swinton House. To be Sold by Auction.... 9th August curt.... 12 Acres of Oats.... Poster, size 11" x 9". 1870. £16.00
Drum Estate, Edinburgh PLAN OF THE DEER PARK OF DRUM With some of the Coal Seams which run through the field.... Manuscript plan, fairly basic drawing, in ink and colour wash on thick paper backed with linen, 21" x 15". Shows buildings, including smithy, roads, lake with island and 13 named coal seams. Key indicating fences, outcrop of seams, cracks through the road, walls and buildings in 1885. List of seams at bottom with two sets of measurements for each. 1897. £60.00
Elgin and Lossiemouth Harbour AN ACT for enlarging and improving the Elgin and Lossiemouth Harbour, for raising a further Sum of Money.... Pages numbered 977-1000, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1856. £11.00
Farm Auction FARMS IN SELKIRKSHIRE. Auction poster. Size approx. 12" x 7", printed on one side only. Printed by R. Armstrong, Hawick. 1816. £20.00
¶ Concerns farms in the Parishes of Ettrick, and Yarrow.
Grangehill, Beith SALE OF POTATOES & Ryegrass Hay.... by Public Roup, at Grangehill, Beith, Saturday, 6th August, 1870... 3 Acres of Excellent Growing Potatoes.... Also About 20 Tons of First-Class Green Cut Ryegrass hay, in Ricks.... Poster, 11" x 9", traces of folds, top corners chipped, one or two edge tears. Millar, Printer, Beith, 1870. £14.00
Iron Foundry BILLHEAD of Shotts Iron Coy., Edinburgh. Oblong 8vo. Fine engraved vignette showing street scene with foundry building, figures, smoking chimney behind. Made out for box, pipes, receipted. 1847. £10.00
Kircudbright HIGHLAND AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY Printed letter dated 21st August 1854, from the Secretary, 1p, 4to, and on verso double page form to be filled in by farmer, with columns for acreage of crops, nos. of stock etc. 1854. £10.00
Nelson and Sons SCENERY OF THE CLYDE Glasgow to Arran. Ten tinted views, including two double-page panoramic views, loose in decorative bright green gold-printed wraps, oblong 12mo, with separate 16pp. booklet of Descriptive Letterpress. Inserted in tartan effect slipcase with gold and green label showing lion, thistles etc. c1860. £30.00
Stranraer BILLS of David Lees, Coachbuilder, Bridge Street. 12 bills, each sheet with plain printed heading, all made out to the Trustees of The late Mr. Macrobirt. Together with bill of Drysdale & Ewing, Coach, Van & Lorry Builders. 1901-3. £12.00
¶ Includes work on 'Glenluce brake', 'Sandhead Green brake', Penman's bus etc.
Sutherland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 54" x 54", linen backed, folding into stiff wraps. c1900. £20.00
¶ Covers Loch Craggie, Dalreavoch, Loch Beannach, River Brora, River Fleet. There are very few habitations shown. Labelled 'Tressady' on front wrap.
Wallhouse, Linlithgow ROUP OF WOOD AND LETS OF GRASS PARKS At Wallhouse. To be Sold by Public Roup, on Saturday the 5th of February next, about 300 Lots of Excellent Wood. The Roup to commence at Bishopry Farm Steading, near the Bathgate Road... The Wood consists chiefly of Oak, Ash, and Elm..... Poster, size 15" x 10", some off-setting, couple of small holes where once folded. Waldie, Printer, Linlithgow, 1859. £18.00
West Port, Linlithgow STACKS, HAY, HARNESS MARE, ETC. FOR SALE There will be Sold by Public Roup, on Friday, 16th May 1879, at 3p.m., in a Field on the Preston Road, at West Port Linlithgow, the following Stacks, &c., which belonged to the late Mr James Learmonth:- 3 Stacks of Oats, 1 Stack of Wheat, 2000 Stones Ryegrass Hay.... 1 Whitechapel Cart.... 2 Sets of Gig Harness.... Poster, size 17" x 11", some off-setting, central fold. Waldie, Printer, Linlithgow, 1879. £18.00
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Anglesey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 41", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to large 4to. Main roads and major towns coloured, rivers and coast shaded. Some slight spotting in top margin. Electrotyped in 1862. £35.00
¶ Covers Ormes Head, Caernarvon, the whole of Anglesey. Fine copy.
Cadoxtone AN ACT to enable the Guardians of Jane Williams... to grant a Lease.... of certain Veins of Coal, Culm and Iron Ore, in the Parish of Cadoxtone.... 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1806. £14.00
Conway GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. XLVI.N.W. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 18", plus margins, key in sea area. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1897. £22.00
¶ Covers Puffin Island, Red Wharf Bay, Llandudno. About two thirds of map is sea area.
Dovey, Mawddach... Salmon Fishery District THE SALMON FISHERY ACTS 1861-1873. 7pp printed on pink card, 4" x 3". Details 3 Acts, and on the last page Scale of Licence Duties for Fishing for Salmon ('for each weir hang, baulk, garth, goryd... £10....') 1894. £16.00
Glamorgan and Monmouth AN ACT to grant further Powers and to make further Provisions in respect to the Estates subject to the Trusts of the Will of Benjamin Hall Esquire, deceased. Pages numbered 229-293, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1858. £14.00
¶ Refers to estate at Abercarne and his Co-partnership with William Crawshay at Cyfarthfa.
MANUSCRIPT PLAN ON VELLUM Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth MAP OF ALLOTMENTS IN WAEN ARGOED Manuscript plan in outline colour, on vellum, size 14" x 37", scale 6 chains to one inch. Shows lands along the River Afon Cynfas, below Rhenig mountain, signs showing by whom fences to be made. Plots of land numbered, adjoining owners named, shows waterfall, slate quarry, roads leading to Blaen cwm ifsa, Llanuchlyn, Maesgwyn etc. Attractive title in grey showing scroll with title propped against classical column. Slightly faded. c1820. £90.00
Merthyr Tidfil to Cardiff Canal AN ACT to amend an Act.... for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from Merthyr Tidvile, to and through a Place called The Bank, near the Town of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan, and for extending the said Canal to a Place called The Lower Layer, below the said Town. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1031-1035, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £18.00
Mongomery WILL of George Burgess of Dolarddyn Hall near Welshpool. 7pp., folio, folded. Copy Draft. 1866. £9.00
Radnorshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LVI. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers. 1863. £34.00
¶ Covers Builth, Rhyader Gwy, Llanbister.
Ruabon, Denbigh SURRENDER of a Lease of Mines under Yew Tree, Ty Cannol and Onnen Fawr Farms in the County of Denbigh, Charles Hussey Jones, to Kenyon Fuller. 3p folio. 1868. £14.00
Tan-Y-Graig, Llanynys, Denbighshire UNDER AN EXECUTION FROM THE SHERIFF OF DENBIGHSHIRE. TAN-Y-GRAIG, LLANYNYS, (Midway between Ruthin & Rhewl.) Mr David Roberts Has received instructions to Sell by Public Auction.... On Saturday, the 24th February, 1877.... 1 Useful Cart Horse, 1 Milch Cow, 1 Cart, Straw Cutter.... Poster, size 11" x 18". W. Williams, Printer, 1877. £22.00
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Alms Badges AN ACT to amend so much of an Act.... as requires poor Persons receiving Alms to wear Badges. Pages numbered 357-358, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1810. £12.00
Bacon's TWENTIETH CENTURY MAP OF EAST ANGLIA Showing Boroughs, Urban and Rural Districts and Distances, Divided into Five Mile Squares. Large coloured folding map, scale 1" = 3 miles, folding into 4to embossed cloth boards, front board rather faded, with a few spots. c1900. £20.00
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.')
Behan (T.L), Editor THE LONDON GAZETTE Published by Authority. Friday November 20, 1863. Number 22790. Pages 5555-5742. Unbound, as issued. Last two leaves torn, first few pages dog-eared. 1863. £18.00
¶ Contains much on applications for making railways, for example Redruth and Falmouth Junction Railway, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Railway, Bristol Port Extension Railways, Weston-super-Mare, Axbridge, Cheddar, and Wells Railway, Ilfracombe Railway.
Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials AN ACT for the better regulating and preserving Parish and other registers of Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, in England. Pages numbered 1325-1334, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £16.00
Board of Trade pub. SKELETON MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Having Delineated Thereon The Course of the Several Projected Railways, Which Have Been Deposited at the Board of Trade for the Session 1846. Lithographed map, linen-backed, dissected and folding into 4to paper wraps, overall size approx. 70" x 55". Shows Railways in Operation; in Progress; Standing over Session 1845; Railways Projected, with colour key. Coast colour washed. (1846). £250.00
¶ With no publisher's name or date. Railways are numbered but there is no key to numbers.
Cambridge, Huntington, Northampton, Lincoln A PLAN FOR OBTAINING AN ACT OF PARLIAMENT for the better Draining the North-Level, Part of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford-Level, in the Isle of Ely... and also Porsand and South-Holland... Is offered to the Consideration of the several Parties interested by the Direction and Recommendation of his Grace the Duke of Bedford... Finely printed on 3 pages folio, folded with docket title, thick paper, headpiece with leaves etc. n.d. c1760? £60.00
Cheshire and Staffordshire, near Macclesfield and Buxton PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Valuable Freehold and Copyhold Dwelling-Houses, Farms and Lands.... will be Sold by Auction by Mr. George Broadhurst, at the "Macclesfield Arms Hotel", Macclesfield, on Tuesday, the 12th day of September, 1876. Folio, 12pp, docket title, few short tears. 1876. £20.00
Clocks and Watches AN ACT for granting to His Majesty certain Duties on Clocks and Watches. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1743-1755, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1797. £15.00
Coates & Howes, Wine Merchants, London PRICE LIST for 1865, with introductory letter above summarising the vintages etc. 1 page, in small print, with adjoining leaf with address panel on verso, some small holes in a couple of lines of text at top and at folds of address panel... together with... Letter from Walter Howes explaining how the case of champagne ordered will be transported to Wadebridge. 1865. £20.00
¶ Chateaux Margaux was £90 a hogshead.
Collieries and Mines AN ACT for the Security of Collieries and Mines, and for the better Regulation of Colliers and Miners. Pages numbered 621-624, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1800. £18.00
Cornwall & Devon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36". Linen-backed. Feint 'Record Map' stamp in top margin. Railways inserted to 1890. £30.00
¶ Covers Launceston, Saltash, Morton Hampstead.
Dallas (R.C) LETTER to Mr. Dulau, Soho Square. Dated King's Road, May 8th. Asks for 2 copies of 'The Siege of Rochelle' which he has lined up reviewers for, and asks for 2 French and 6 English copies for himself, 3 'very handsomely bound.' 2p, sm. 8vo. n.d. c1810? £20.00
¶ Dallas was a writer mainly known for his connection with Byron and his work 'History of the Maroons'. He was given various letters by Byron and planned to publish them after the poet's death, but was prevented by an injunction. His work 'Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron...' came out in 1824.
Dawson Bros., Leeds and London ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE of Modern High-Class Bottle-Washing Machines and Bottling Appliances. 80pp., 4to, stiff decorative wraps, every machine well illustrated. 1926. £30.00
¶ Includes bottle-sterilising machines, power and hand corking machines, bottle-filling machines, stone bottle rinsers, brewer's clogs, etc.
Devon and Somerset POSTER Advertising sale by Auction at The George Hotel in Axminster of property in Axminster, Kilmington and Chard, including cottage in occupation of Thomas Hutchings, Nurseryman, near the Churchyard of Axminster. Size 16" x 13", folds. 1854. £20.00
Devon and Somerset Railway Company REPORT AND ACCOUNTS for the Half-Year Ended 30th June, 1876. 8pp., sm. folio. 1876. £22.00
Dorset and Somerset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 26" x 30". Electrotype 1872. £35.00
¶ A good strong impression. Covers Langport, Gillingham, Dewlish.
Duties AN ACT for continuing duties upon low wines, coffee, tea, chocolate, spices and pictures, and upon hawkers, pedlars, and petty chapmen, and upon muslins... 18pp., cover leaf, disbound, Act of Parliament. Black letter with floral initial letter. 1704. £24.00
¶ With interesting listing of drugs including Jesuits Bark, Oil of Aniseeds, Oil of Peony, Sal Tamariscae, Snake Root etc.
Globes and Planetaria THE WORLD IN YOUR HANDS An Exhibition of Globes and Planetaria from the Collection of Rudolf Schmidt. An Exhibition at Christies Great Rooms 25th August - 9th September, 1994, and at Museum Boerhaave, 18th March - 24th September, 1995, Leiden. Catalogue, profusely illustrated with colour photographs, small folio. Glossy wraps... together with... Globe Labels. An Addition to the Catalogue.... 16pp., approx. 120 black and white photographs of labels. 2 items. 1994. £20.00
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. £24.00
¶ Includes Crown Derby, Spode, Minton, Worcester etc.
Great Northern Railway MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS of the One Hundred and Nineteenth Half-Yearly Ordinary General Meeting and Special Meeting of the Proprietors.... 7pp., folio, folded, with docket title. 1906. £16.00
H.F. & Co., D., General Ironfounders CATALOGUE 18 full page illustrations of kitcheners, beautifully colour printed in chromolith, to show glowing flames etc., one plate is folding. Size 11" x 9", cloth spine, stiff coloured wraps with decorative lettering and illustration of factory. Title page, and descriptive text with measurements and prices below each illustration. c1880. £80.00
Hilder (Rowland) Painted by THE SHELL GUIDE TO JULY LANES Arranged and Painted by Edith and Rowland Hilder. Poster, size 30" x 20", a few minor edge tears bottom left. Metal hangers top and bottom. Shows flowers in urn, river and countryside beyond. Flowers identified on key plan. 1950's. £30.00
House of Commons VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS in the Sixth Session of the Fourth Parliament of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Appointed to meet 22 June 1807; and from thence continued to 7 January 1812, in the Fifty-second Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George The Third. Nos. 1 - 135, 7th January 1812 - 30th July 1812. Un-bound as issued, title page, and half title 'Votes 1812'. Continuously paginated from 5-1052. Paper crisp and clean, apart from 3 leaves which are dusty. No imprint, 1812. £260.00
¶ Gives proceedings in great detail, with all the bills and petitions presented, addresses to the Prince Regent, much on inclosure, canal and road-building, on the war etc., for example, from 27 April 'A Petition of several Inhabitants of the Town of Liverpool, was presented.... setting forth that the Petitioners have been credibly informed that the Right honourable George Rose did lately... compare the situation of the people of England and France to that of two men holding their heads in a vessel of water, and trying which can longest endure the pain of suffocation.... the above-mentioned comparison too aptly typifies the condition of the Petitioners, all whose means of livelihood are alarmingly curtailed by the events of the War, and many of whom are reduced to the extreme of want, it is by no means applicable to the Right honourable George Rose and others... who by the possession.... of sinecure places, are much at their ease in the midst of public calamity'.
Kennet and Avon Canal AN ACT for Making a Navigable Canal from the River Kennet, at or near the Town of Newbury, in the County of Berks, to the River Avon, at or near the City of Bath; and also certain Navigable Cuts therein described. 109 pages, docket title. 1794. £90.00
¶ Includes 3 page Schedule with Owners, Occupiers, Description of Property, etc.
Kent and Cornwall ACCOUNT OF EDWARD WHATMORE WITH WILLIAM HILL Letter to Hill from Whatmore, presumably an agent or solicitor, dated Salisbury 10th Jan. 1775, enclosing an account for his services December 1774, expressing condolences on the loss of his son, and enquiring about leases which should have been sent to Falmouth. 2p., folio, integral address panel with Salisbury straight-line postmark. Affixed with sealing-wax is an account for April 1775-March 1778, 12p, folio. 1774-78. £45.00
¶ Includes travelling expenses for trips to their lands in Sutton at Hone, Kent; drawing up leases ('a pair of Long Leases 4 Large Skins to Wm. Pope'), account of rent received from numerous tenants (presumably at Sutton), 'pd. Mr. Wm. Woodward on account for the Survey & Maping the Estates... £24.18.2d', bills paid for 'repairing the Pound', cutting wood etc.
London & South Western Railway BOOK OF REFERENCE Amesbury and Military Camp Light Railway. 1897. 11pp., printed on one side only, folio, printed wraps, cloth spine. Tables with columns for Property, Owners, Lessee, Occupiers. 1897. £30.00
London Customs BEGGING LETTER from Thomas Petken, St. George's in the East, London to a Mr. Francis Cobb in Margate. Says he has heard of his benevolent works, explains he was dismissed from the Customs Service as an infamous person 'was permitted to raise a Banditti against me for suffering Goods to be Run from on Board the Deptford East India Ship whom I superintended....' 1p, 4to, integral address panel on verso with postmark, small hole where seal torn in blank area, water stain down left side. 10 July 1789. £18.00
Macdermott's PATENT ROCK AND COAL PERFORATORS For Boring Holes by Hand, in Rock, Shale, Slate and Coal. Colliery, Mine, Tunnel and Sinking Work. Advertising sheet with illustrations and diagrams. Folio, folds, over 50 recommendations from Managers and Miners at various Collieries, Ironstone Mines etc., on verso. Surface grubby, some splits at folds, repaired with archival tape, some chips at edge of paper. c1880. £10.00
Middlesex, Dorset & Berkshire PARTICULARS OF SALE OF A SUPERIOR SEMI-DETACHED VILLA RESIDENCE, AT WEST BROMPTON: 113 Acres of Superior Grass Land and Corn rents at Willesden; A Farm of 105a. 1r. 14p., the Rent charge and pew rents, at Handley, Dorsetshire, and the Rent Charge, on lands in the hamlet of Grove in the Parish of Wantage, Berkshire..... Which will be Sold by Auction... 6th of August, 1858. Folio, 8pp, docket title, folded, lacks lower half of last leaf which is the 'memorandum', partly affecting description of Wantage lot. 1858. £12.00
Mitchell (S. Augustus) MAP OF ONTARIO IN COUNTIES Coloured map size 9" x 12", plus margins. Attractive decorative border of vines. Scale 1" = 35 miles. 1879. £25.00
Mitchell (S. Augustus) MAP OF QUEBEC in Counties Coloured map size 12" x 9", plus margins. Attractive decorative border of vines. With inset of Environs of Montreal. 1879. £20.00
Morwhellam Quay to Tamerton Bridge and Lifton to Launceston Canal AN ACT for making and maintaining a Navigation from Morwellham Quay, in the Parish of Tavistock in the County of Devon, to Tamerton Bridge, in the Parish of North Tamerton, in the County of Cornwall; and also a certain Collateral Cut from Powlson Bridge, in the Parish of Lifton, in the said County of Devon, to Richgrove Mill, in the Parish of Saint Stephen, near to the Borough of Launceston, in the County of Cornwall. Cover leaf + pages numbered 903-962, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £50.00
Nicholls (G.F) COTSWOLDS WATER-COLOURS Nineteen colour plates, and plate on front board, small mark to cloth on front board. 1928. £16.00
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.
Pilchard Fishery AN ACT to revive and continue an Act made in the Thirty-first Year of His present Majesty, intituled An Act for the Encouragement of the Pilchard Fishery, by allowing a further Bounty upon Pilchards taken, cured and exported. 2pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1805. £10.00
Poor AN ACT for procuring Returns relative to the Expence and Maintenance of the Poor in England. Pages numbered 1465-1475, disbound, folio, with specimen table on which are some contemporary manuscript notes for the parish of Okehampton. Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. £12.00
Sanford and Percival families ABSTRACT OF SETTLEMENTS made previous to the Marriage of The Revd. Edw. Ayshford Sanford with Miss Christina Emma Percival. 22p., sm. folio, folded. 1853. £10.00
¶ Refers to the will of Sir Charles Flower, Alderman on London. His Trustees included Ambrose Lethbridge Goddard, Henry Hussey Vivian. Does not mention lands in detail.
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. £20.00
Stourbridge Canal AN ACT for making and maintaining a navigable Canal from or near the Town of Stourbridge... to join the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, at or near Stourton.... and also Two collateral Cuts, One... to communicate with the intended Canal near the Junction of Wordesley-brook with the River Stour; and the other... to join the first-mentioned collateral Cut at or near certain Lands called The Lays.... 96pp, disbound, black letter, cover leaf. Recent MS note in ink on cover leaf. Some off-setting throughout. 1776. £60.00
Taunton to Topsham Canal AN ACT for making a Navigable Canal from the River Exe, near the Town of Topsham, in the County of Devon, to the River Tone, near the Town of Taunton, in the County of Somerset; and for cleansing and making navigable a certain Part of the said River Tone; and for making Certain Cuts from the said Canal. Cover leaf + pages numbered 487-548, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £55.00
¶ The first Act for the Grand Western Canal. Contains a 3pp schedule of the land and owners/occupiers concerned.
Westmacott (Richard) LETTER to an unknown correspondent, Mount St., 1st June, 1813, saying he is 'flattered by the dedication you propose me and the mode of arrangement', saying he has long admired his work, which is 'honourable to our country'. 1 page, 4to. 1813. £18.00
¶ Westmacott (1775-1856), sculptor. With Flaxman and Baily he sculpted and reliefs on Marble Arch, and created many statues, monuments and busts of eminent figures, such as Captain Cook in St. Pauls, the Duke of Bedford in Russell Square, etc.
Wiltshire and Gloucestershire AUCTION POSTER for lands in the parishes of Ewen, in Kemble, and Oaksey, to be sold by auction by Acock & Son at the King's Head Inn, Cirencester, Monday February 20, 1837. Size 17" x 11", folds, small tear at one fold, repaired. Attached with a pin are MS Conditions of sale, 3p sm. folio. 1837. £24.00
¶ Lists 5 Lots, with occupiers.
Wiltshire and Gloucestershire AN ACT for making a Railway from Christian Malford in the County of Wilts to Nailsworth in the County of Gloucester.... 19pp, recent cloth boards. 1864. £34.00
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