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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 52

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

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    Berkshire


  1. Bucklebury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Country House known as King's Copse House.... for sale by Auction.... 25th September 1952. 11pp., oblong 8vo, 2 tipped-in photos in text and 1 on front wrap. 1952. £8.00

  2. Reading, Abingdon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XIII, Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31" plus margins, linen-backed, folding into marbled wraps. 1878. £30.00
    Covers Oxford, Faringdon, Henley, Reading.


  3. Wokingham PROBATE of the will of Louisa Mary Beaumont Fuller of Westcourt, Wokingham. 3 large vellum sheets, printed certificate and large papered seal attached. 2 sheets slightly faded. 1873. £8.00
    Bequeathes a long list of jewellery, plate etc. to different people.


    Berkshire Acts

  4. Maidenhead and Twyford AN ACT for making more effectual an Act.... for Repairing the Highways from Maidenhead Bridge to Sunning Land end, next to Twyford.... and from the said Bridge to Henley Bridge.... 7pp. plus cover leaf. Attractive woodcut initial letter with flowers. 1728. £16.00

  5. Reading AN ACT for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioners for certain Charities in the Borough of Reading. 7pp. 1861. £10.00

  6. Wantage, Hungerford AN ACT to explain and amend an Act.... for amending and widening the Road from Besselsleigh through Wantage, to Hungerford.... and from Wantage to Marlborough.... and from the Turnpike Road between Reading and Wallingford through Halfpenny Lane to The Old Red House.... 6pp, plus cover leaf. 1772. £12.00

  7. Windsor Forest AN ACT for enquiring into the State of Windsor Forest in the County of Berks and for ascertaining the Boundaries.... 6pp. 1806. £10.00

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    Bristol


  8. All Saints Parish LAMP RATE An Assessment for the Parish of All Saints in the City of Bristol for Maintaining and Repairing the Lamps of the said Parish.... for one year Commencing the 25th Dec. 1750 and ending the 25th Dec. 1751. Lists 50 rate-payers, including "The Chamberlain of the City for the Market", with two columns for "Rents per annum" and amount of rate paid. Signed by the Church Wardens, Way Wardens, Overseers of the Poor and the Mayor, James Laroche, with 2 small wax seals. 3 sides folio, in ragged paper wraps. A few small tears at edges, and at centre where folded, bottom margin dusty. 1750-51. £45.00

  9. Bristol District Property Protection Society A PUBLIC MEETING Will be held in the Grand Hotel, Bristol, Thursday, 27th January.... The Chair will be taken by Alfred Deedes.... Handbill, 4to, printed on one side only. Repaired tear. Lists 7 points to be debated. With two typewritten letters from the secretary referring to police presence in Brislington. c1890. £8.00

  10. Bristol Newspaper THE BRISTOL MIRROR Late Bonner and Middleton's Journal. Saturday, November 5, 1831, Vol LVIII, No. 2963. 1831. £14.00
    Contains report of Highway Robbery on William Bryant, Malster, of Bishop's Hull, Steam Packet sailings etc., and four columns on the 'Most Dreadful Rioting and Burning in Bristol'.


  11. Bristol Times Newspaper MINUTE BOOK of meetings of the Committee for promoting the circulation of the Bristol Times Newspaper, January 27, 1839 - March 26, 1844. Includes details of how the committee was set up, meetings and resolutions passed. Its aims were to further the cause of the Conservatives by its support of the Times editor's "defence of our national institutions against the attacks of the Radical press in this city." A list of members is written inside the front cover, and names of those present at each meeting are given at the beginning of all the reports. They include the names Wasborough, Goldney, and Robinson. The committee met more or less weekly during this period. 180 pages of entries, small 8vo, morocco boards, rubbed, portion torn from front end-paper. January 27, 1839 - March 26, 1844. £70.00
    Interesting light thrown onto the connection between business and local politics.


  12. City and County of Bristol FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN June 25th to July 28th, 1951. Souvenir Handbook. 4to, attractive colour-illustrated wraps, illusts. 1951. £8.00

  13. City and County of Bristol THE COUNCIL HOUSE College Green, Opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 17th April, 1956. 4to, printed wraps, numerous tinted and coloured plates. 1956. £15.00

  14. Cowlin (William) & Son PROPERTY REGISTER Clifton and Neighbourhood. Lists properties in Clifton for sale and to let. Several photos, adverts. 68pp. Orig. wraps. Spring Issue, 1908. £24.00

  15. Moore (J.) Ed. CLIFTON AND WESTBURY PROBATE INVENTORIES 1609 - 1761. 247pp., 4to, bound in green wraps with staples. Avon Local History Association 1981. £8.00

    RARE BROADSIDE

  16. Mrs Burdock THE EXECUTION OF MRS BURDOCK, Aged 34 Years, Convicted at the Bristol Assizes, of the Wilful Murder of Mrs Clara Ann Smith, an elderly Lady, Lodging at her house No 17, Trinity Street, Bristol, and who was Executed upon the New Drop, Bristol Gaol, this day (Wednesday,) April 15th 1835. Broadside, printed on one side only, laid down and folded, size approx. 15" x 7", with 2 woodcuts one showing the hanging the other a portrait of Mrs Burdock. Laid down on conservation paper, slight trace of original vertical fold, a few small chips in paper at edges, a few grubby marks in margin. John Bonnor, Printer, Nicholas Steps, Bristol: (1835) £50.00

  17. Oldbury Court, Fishponds, Bristol CATALOGUE OF THE CONTENTS of the Above Mansion Including Antique Mahogany and Oak Coffers.... Clocks, Bristol Porcelain.... Books etc. Which John E. Pritchard & Co. have received instructions from Harry Vassall, Esq.... to Sell by Auction.... 6, 7, 8 and 9 December, 1938. Original wraps, 8vo, 4 plates, 43pp. 1938. £17.00

  18. St. Thomas, Bristol DEED for declaring the Uses of a Fine, between Thomas Stretton, Linen Draper, and William Stephen, Linen Draper and Thomas Webb, Haberdasher. Relates to a tenement, stables and garden in St. Thomas Street. Vellum, size 15" x 24", signatures with 2 small wax seals, one with coat of arms, engraved first two words, with royal coat of arms, blue paper tax stamp. 1754. £17.00
    In exceptionally clean and fine condition.


    Bristol Acts

  19. Cattle Market, Saint Thomas Street AN ACT for removing the present Cattle Market now held in Saint Thomas Street.... for providing a better and more convenient Market instead thereof, and for rebuilding and enlarging the Wool Hall in Saint Thomas Street. 50pp. 1828. £18.00
    Includes a 2pp schedule of the property concerned.

    THE FIRST ACT

  20. Clifton Suspension Bridge AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Avon from Clifton.... to the opposite Side of the River in the County of Somerset, and for making convenient Roads and Approaches to communicate therewith. 62pp. 1830. £60.00
    Includes a 1pp schedule of the property, and the owners or occupiers concerned.


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    Buckinghamshire


  21. Bourton Estate HIGHLY IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY Extending to about 1,125 acres, embracing Four Excellent Dairy and Stock Farms.... To be offered by Auction by Humbert & Flint On Thursday, October 10th, 1918.... Folio, original wraps, 11pp, large coloured folding plan. 1918. £30.00

  22. Fullarton (A) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Engraved map, with Reference table to the Hundreds and Liberties. Size approx. 7" x 9", plus margins, central fold. c1840. £12.00

  23. Fulmer PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Delightful Freehold Gothic Villa, called Fern Acres, with its Luxuriant Plantations, Environed by Shrubberies and Walks of considerable extent, altogether about 125 Acres.... the Estate will be sold by Auction..... 31st day of May, 1832.... Spine professionally re-inforced with conservation tissue. 5pp., including schedules. 1832. £55.00
    Includes 'Villa Ornee', 'A Thatched Cottage Villa', a Plantation, etc.


  24. Henley, Marlow & High Wycombe PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Investment, Including Two Capital Farms.... The Two Farms & the Prolific Woods Exceed 813 Acres..... Also The Next Presentation to and the alternate Third Presentation for ever to the Living of Turville, with a Delightful Abode, Pleasure Grounds, Lawn and A Glebe of 40 Acres.... the whole will be Sold by Auction by Mr. George Robins.... the 9th day of July, 1835. 5pp., plus docket title. Detailed descriptions with Schedules giving use and acreage. Loosely inserted is lithographed double-page 'Plan of the Turville Court Estate', scale 10 chains = 1 inch. Also inserted are 2 leaves of very brief rough notes presumably made by Auctioneer. The edges of the paper have been professionally strengthened. 1835. £75.00

  25. Maidsmorton PARTICULARS OF MORTON HOUSE ESTATE. Late the Residence and Property of Edward Oakley Gray, Esq.... Spacious Family House.... 200 Acres.... A Valuable Water Corn Mill.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr Scott, On Friday the 23rd of Aug. 1816. Small folio, 5pp, folded, short split at one fold. 1816. £36.00

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    Cheshire


  26. Macclesfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Old Series. Section covering Congleton, Sandbach, Middlewich, linen-backed folding into sm. 4to limp calf wraps. No borders, marginal information pasted to verso of map. c1880. £12.00

  27. Northwich BAKER'S PAPER BAG James Barker, Wholesale and Retail Baker and Confectioner. Size 8" x 6", attractive illustration with wheat stacks and windmill and banner 'Best Wheaten Flour'. Early twentieth century. £8.00

  28. Peak Forest Canal LETTER OF ATTORNEY The Company of Proprietors of the Peak Forest Canal to Messrs. David Browne & Maurice Jones, to surrender certain copyhold land in Yeardsley Whaley in the County of Chester. 3p., folio, signed next to fine large papered seal of the Company, 2" diameter.... together with.... Letter of Attorney, Francis Jodrell to Messrs David Browne & Maurice Jones, to receive Admission to certain copyhold land in Yeardsley-Whaley, to appear at the Halmote of the Manor and Forest of Macclesfield. 1p., sm. folio.... together with.... three draft copies of printed document of Admission to Manor and Forest of Macclesfield, manuscript insertions in an untidy hand with many amendments (referring to the above mentioned piece of land and the Letters of Attorney). 1806. £35.00
    The small piece of land concerned had lately been used by the Canal Proprietors 'for part of a wharf or quay at the termination of the branch or cut from and out of the Peak Forest Canal to Whaley Bridge'.


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    Cornwall


  29. Brimmell (John) Printer LAUNCESTON WEEKLY NEWS Cornwall and Devon Advertiser. No. 982, Feb. 6, 1875. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp, slight wear at fold on first page, a couple of old sellotape repairs to small tears, one longer unrepaired tear. 1875. £10.00
    Numerous adverts for local firms on front page.


  30. Creighton - Walker LAUNCESTON Town plan, scale 2 miles = 1", outline colour. Size 4" x 3", in dark green mount.... together with.... BODMIN similar plan in green mount.. 1835. £17.00

  31. General Election REPRESENTATION OF CORNWALL At an adjourned Meeting of Freeholders, at the Hotel, in Truro, the 4th of January, 1825, Resolved, That for the purpose of establishing the independance of the County by the Election of E.W.W. Pendarves as one of its Representatives. Printed report of five resolutions passed at the meeting relative to the election of pendarves, setting up of a Fund, bankers, subscriptions etc. 1p., sm. folio, with printed letter on adjoining leaf, asking recipient to attend a meeting at Truro, signed by Wm. Davey Junr. Address panel on verso with circular blue Redruth postmark, address of Mathew Anstis, Liskeard. 1825. £45.00

  32. Gunwalloe ASSIGNMENT of Cellars and Plot at Berripper, Reginal Rogers to Sir. F. Williams and others. 3pp., folio. 1874. £8.00

  33. Helston CONVEYANCE of 2 Dwelling Houses and premises in Meneage Street. John Paddy, Saddler, to John Rogers Esq. 2 vellum sheets, 22" x 27", 2 wax seals.... With.... LEASE for a year. Vellum, 18" x 25", wax seal. Both documents slightly yellowed. 8th & 9th Nov. 1825. £12.00

  34. Kenwyn INDENTURE OF BARGAIN AND SALE of a share in the tenement of Bossore and land at Bossore Chapel, a stich of land at St. Clements, tenement called Pengelly's in Blisland with common of pasture, furze, heath etc., Theophilus Langhorne of Ladock to Richard Veale of Truro, Apothecary. Two sides of large folio sheet, some browning spots. With names of parties and witnesses subscribed but not actually signed. 1679. £18.00
    Gives former and present occupiers.


  35. Lanhydrock Estates PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Agricultural Estates and Accommodation Lands within the Manor of Trevills, situate in the Parishes of St. Pinnock, Braddock and Liskeard, and the Borough of Liskeard.... extending to about 726 Acres comprising Three Valuable Pasture and Arable Farms, Tenements, Cottages, Accomodation Lands.... 102 Acres of Woodland. To be Offered By Auction at Webbs Hotel, Liskeard.... 13th April 1912. 20pp., folio, printed paper wraps, five large coloured folding plans in pocket at rear. First leaf, with title, loose and slightly worn down left-hand edge. 1912. £65.00
    Includes Penhole Farm, West and East Trevillis Farms, St. Pinnock, Emlyn's Park, Cricket Field, Stone Yard etc. at Liskeard.


  36. Lanhydrock Estates PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Agricultural Estates within the Manors of Boskenwyn and Predannack Wartha, Situate in the Parishes of St. Anthony-in-Meneage, St. Keverne, Grade, Ruan Major, Ruan Minor, Mullion, Sithney, Wendron and the Borough of Helston... extending to about 2,649 acres and comprising Pasture and Arable Farms, Accommodation Lands, Tenements, Cottages, Mill, Yards, Woodlands.... to be Offered by Auction.... at the Angel Hotel, Helston, 13th day of November, 1912. Folio, wraps, back wrap ragged. Faulty copy, with only 56 of 59pp. (lacking description of lots 63 and 64, wharves and Smith's shop at Gweek), lacks 4 of the 20 folding coloured plans in back pocket. 1912. £70.00
    Includes Trenevas Farm, The Manse, Old Rocket House, Little Gwenter at St. Keverne; Worvas, Treal, Chiballs, at Ruan; Boderlogan, Date's, Hendra, Trewavas, Trillion, Tremenheere, Trevilges.


  37. Launceston VUE DE LAUNCESTON Watercolour, size 6" x 11", plus margins, in stiff paper. View of Launceston across fields showing castle and houses. Under the border is written 'Limur Navy Officer', 'May the first, 1808', and in bottom right corner 'Copied by Otho B. Peter March 15th 1915.' Traces of fold at centre. 1915. £25.00

  38. Leans' ENGINE REPORTER And Advertiser. No. 424. December, 1846. Work performed by Steam Engines. Consists of 5p of tables for Pumping Engines, and 1 page of Stamping and Whim Engines, listing 26 mines with 19 columns for details such as Length of Stroke, Depth, Consumption of Coal, and Remarks & Engineers' Names. 7pp, 4to, uncut, red tax stamp. 1846. £40.00

  39. Madron ABSTRACT OF TITLE of William Roberts to two fields called Finneys Rose and Lower Rose adjoining to Leskedgiack in Maddern. 2 folio sheets of paper, folded. Records leases, wills etc of 1700, 1778, 1779, and 1786. c1790. £15.00

  40. Mevagissey MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT between Grace White of St. Hilary and Rev. Benjamine Browne of Mevagissey, Wesleyan Minister. Vellum, 24" x 29", 3 small wax seals, 1 missing. 3rd Mar. 1856. £13.00

  41. Mousehole LEASE of number 9 Dumbarton Terrace, James Rowe to Patrick Carolan. Large vellum sheet. 1874. £10.00

  42. Paul CONVEYANCE of a moiety of a dwelling house and closes of land in Belloggas in Paul, J. Barwis and W. Curnow to William Lawrence. Large vellum sheet, small wax seals. 1868. £10.00

  43. Penzance ASSIGNMENT of a dwelling house and premises no. 34 in Leskinnick Terrace, William Richards of Penzance to Richard Rowe. Large vellum sheet, two wax seals. 1856. £12.00
    Refers to the original lease of land known as part of the Jews Burial Ground by Revd. Rogers to Richard Rowe, late in the occupation of Richard Sampson.


  44. Silena Farm, St. Buryan MANUSCRIPT PLAN Titled 'Selena, Buryan, 1778'. In ink and coloured wash on stiff paper backed with linen, size 24" x 17", scale 5 chains = 1", small decorative compass arrow. Shows cluster of approx. 14 buildings with surrounding fields, and Selena Moor, all numbered, with 'old thorn', fences labelled, river, Trereen Bridge, building at 'The Coombs'. Some slight cracking of paper in places where rolled, pinholes at corners. 1778. £75.00
    Dated '1778' but probably a later early nineteenth century copy.


  45. St. Ives COUNTERPART LEASE of two dwelling houses, Bakehouse and Garden near the Higher Bridge, St. Ives, Thomas Bedford Bolitho of Trewidden to Charles Tremearne of St. Ives. Large vellum sheet, 21" x 28", wax seal. 1873. £10.00
    Refers to past occupiers etc. The property is referred to as part of the manor of Dynas Ia and Porthia.


  46. 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. £12.00
    Includes land formerly part of the town field, dwelling house, right of Turbary, etc.


  47. St. Just TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE of Boscriggan in the parish of St. Just in Penwith and of an undivided interest in Boscriggan Cliff or Boscriggan and Hendra Cliff.... Rev. F. Tonkin and Rev. J.R. Cornish to Revd. John Tonkin. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1883. £14.00

  48. Westcott (W), Pub. TRURO CATHEDRAL Twelve Photographs. sm. 4to boards. Some light browning in margins of a few views. c1910. £8.00

    Cornwall Acts

  49. Crowan, Illogan, Manaccan AN ACT for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Parson, Gentleman, and Honour, his Wife, in Trustees, to be sold for raising Portions for younger Children... and for laying out the Surplus, if any, in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the Uses of their Marriage-Settlement. 7pp, pages dusty and chipped at edges. 1756. £18.00
    Refers to the Manor of Trecarell.


  50. Duchy AN ACT for Enabling His Majesty to Make Leases and Copies of Offices, Land and Hereditaments, Parcel of his Dutchy of Cornwall.... and for Confirmation of Leases.. 9pp. plus cover leaf. 1701. £15.00

  51. Grampound AN ACT To exclude the Borough of Grampound, in the County of Cornwall, from sending Burgesses to serve in Parliament; and to enable the Borough of Leeds, in the County of York, to send Two Burgesses to serve in Parliament, in lieu thereof. 2pp. 1821. £10.00

  52. Liskeard and Caradon Railway Company AN ACT for authorising the Liskeard and Caradon Railway Company to extend their railway to Launceston and for authorising arrangements between them and the Liskeard and Looe Union Canal Company.... 20pp. 1884. £16.00

  53. Mines & Minerals AN ACT to declare and define the respective Rights of Her Majesty and of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall to the Mines and Minerals in or under Land lying below High-Water Mark, within and adjacent to the County of Cornwall.... 7pp. 1858. £12.00

  54. Newlyn Estates AN ACT for authorizing Leases and Setts to be granted of and in an Estate in the Parish of Newlyn in the County of Cornwall, devised by the Will of John Oxnam deceased to John Oxnam for his Life, with divers Remainders over. 14pp. 1843. £14.00

  55. North Cornwall Railway Company AN ACT for incorporating the North Cornwall Railway Company and authorising them to make and maintain the North Cornwall Railway and for authorising arrangements between them and the London and South-western Railway Company.... 28pp. 1882. £18.00

  56. Perranarworthal to Redruth Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Cornwall Railway to Redruth.... 14pp. 1864. £20.00

  57. St. Ives Pier AN ACT for erecting a proper and convenient Pier at the Port of Saint Ives in the County of Cornwall, for the better Protection of Ships and Vessels resorting to the said Port. Black Letter. Covering leaf + 24pp. 1767. £22.00

  58. 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. 1873. £15.00

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    Cumberland


  59. 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 of Arable Meadow and Pasture Grounds.... all now in the Occupation of Thomas Armstrong and Thomas Glenwright.... the Premises have 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

  60. Drigg GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 99 N.E, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1905. £18.00
    Almost two-thirds of the map is sea area.


  61. Grange, Borrowdale PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable and Picturesque Estate situate at Grange.... comprising Two Dwelling Houses, Four Cottages and Joiner's Shop, Numerous Farm Buildings.... 350 Acres of Superior Arable, Meadow, Pasture....w with 39 Grasses on Scawdale Fell, 10 on Langstrath Fell, 16 on Rosthwaite Coomb Fell.... for Sale by Public Auction.... 6th day of October, 1881. 8pp., folio, folded, first page loose. 1881. £22.00
    Includes share of Mines and Minerals in Grange and Brund Fell.


  62. Manor of Dufton ADMISSION at a Court Baron of Edward Millward, 11th July, 1772, of William Ellwood to a messuage and part of a tenement formerly belonging to John Lowes and Two Cattlegaits in Dufton Pike and two in Flaskhow. Printed form with MS inserts, oblong foolscap. 1772. £14.00

  63. Mason (W), Ambleside Pub. FRITH'S SERIES ALBUM OF 45 VIEWS representing The Lake Country. 19 full page sepia photographic views, and 26 half page ones, on glossy paper, oblong large 8vo, gilt boards, front board rubbed. c1910. £18.00

  64. Merryweather (H), Land Surveyor, Ulverston PLAN OF AN ESTATE Situate at High Dunningwell in the County of Cumberland. Oct: 1822. Manuscript plan, in ink and colour wash, size 25" x 21", scale three chains to one inch. Linen backed and edged with silk tape. Calligraphic title, border, scale bar, compass rose. Shows buildings, fields, wooded areas with small trees, adjoining owners. Paper lightly mottled all over, not affecting drawing, due to damp. 1822. £110.00
    Fields and buildings are numbered, but there is no reference table. Horatio Merryweather is listed in Eden's 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors' as working in Lancashire, Yorkshire and the Isle of Man 1820 -35, and having 'run away with an heiress and married her at Gretna Green'.


  65. Wigton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION AT ROSEWAIN Near Wigton.... All the Farming Stock, Crop, Implements of Husbandry &c, Consisting of 4 Milk Cows; Bull Calf, Bay Horse; Chestnut Pony.... Poster, size 19" x 15", two small repaired edge tears. Lists stock, crops, equipment and furniture. 1884. £15.00

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    Derbyshire


  66. Newton PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Highly Important Freehold Property.... approaching Lord Chesterfield's and Sir Francis Burdett's Extensive Estates.... it Comprehends First - The Newton Park Estate With extensive Gardens and Splendid Hot and Succession Houses extending 150 feet... Second Bladon Castle which proudly stand on the elevated Grounds near to Newton.... Then the Evergreen Cottage.... also close by A Villa Residence, Suited to a Sporting Man; and contiguous A smaller Residence with some neat Cottages; The Domain comprises altogether 490 Acres of capital Land..... it will be Sold by Auction by Mr George Robins..... July the 21st, 1836. 9pp., folio, detailed description of lots, including a Schedule of the Estate, printed in a delightful variety of type-faces. Loosely inserted is a double page with 4 fine lithographed views on thick paper, showing Bladon Castle, Evergreen Cottage, Newton Park Mansion, The Villa, showing the properties surrounded by trees, with figures fishing, gardening etc., lithographed by Madeley, Wellington St., Strand. Each view measures approx. 6" x 8". Also loosely inserted is a double page lithographed 'Plan of the Newton Park Estate'. The particulars have been reinforced down the left hand edge fold by a conservator. 1836. £140.00

    Derbyshire Acts

  67. Bolsover and Clown AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Arable Fields and Commons, within the Parishes of Bolsover and Clown.... 30pp. 1778. £22.00

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

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    Devon


  69. Alvington CONDITIONS FOR LETTING a tenement called East Cockington.... containing about 178 Acres, R. Pine Coffin to Edward Bale. Printed folio sheet, with MS inserts, listing 20 conditions. Signed and witnessed. 1831. £12.00

  70. Barnstaple & Ilfracombe GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheets XX and XXVII. Two sheets, fully hand-coloured, scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of each, including margins, approx. 26" x 39", folding to 8vo marbled paper sides, contained within the original cloth box with Stanford label. With keys. c1850. £100.00
    The first sheet shows Bridgwater Bay, Porlock, Huntspill, Worle, and part of South Wales, Sheet XXVII shows the area from Barnstaple to Countisbury, Exmoor as far as Simondsbath, much of the map is sea area.


  71. Bishop of Exeter LETTER to the Bishop of Exeter, signed 'your Ldship's most affectionate friend & Brother R. Lincoln' recommending a Mr. Crawford who intends to move from his Diocese to that of Exeter, saying he was 'sober, diligent in his place & well affected to the Constitutions in Church & State.' 1p., sm. 4to, conjoint leaf with integral address panel. 4th April, 1733. £12.00

  72. Combpyne ALLHALLOWS SCHOOL Prospectus. oblong 8vo, wraps, 34pp., numerous photographs. c1938. £10.00
    The school was in the mansion of the Rousden Estate, having previously been at Honiton.


  73. Eggesford Estate PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF SEVERAL VALUABLE AND ATTRACTIVE FREEHOLD ESTATES, INCLUDING EGGESFORD HOUSE & GROUNDS, and about 6 Miles of Valuable Salmon and Trout Fishing in the River Taw, Small Holdings, Accommodation Lands, Woods, Cottage Residences, Artizans' Cottages, &c. Also all that Free and Fully Licensed Hotel, known as "Fox and Hounds," Eggesford, in the Parishes of Wembworthy, Eggesford, Chawleigh, Coleridge and Winkleigh, containing about 2,763 Acres.... Hannaford & Son, F.A.I., have been favoured with instructions to offer the above for Sale by Public Auction at the Rougemont Hotel, Exeter, on Friday, 5th June, 1914. Folio, with 4 coloured plans, and a view of Eggesford House, 40pp, lacks plan from pocket at rear, original wraps, slightly dusty. 1914. £45.00

    LARGE SCALE MAP

  74. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, From an Actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826. Scale: One inch to one mile. Engraved map dissected and mounted on linen, with a large engraved inset view of Exeter Cathedral, inset map of Lundy. Divided into 9 sheets, and mounted on hinges in book form, half calf, 4to, gilt panelled spine, gilt title, marbled boards, spine slightly rubbed at head, some rubbing to marbled paper. Overall size of engraved surface approx. 75" x 74", plus margins. Some slight soiling due to damp along bottom edge of folded 'pages', when sheets unfolded this appears as slight marking along edges of sections along central horizontal fold, on some sheets hardly noticeable. February 20th, 1827. £390.00

  75. Halberton INSTRUCTIONS FOR COVENANT from Mrs Joanna Cowlen to Mr. Thomas Baker for Halstree, Abbots Wood, Court Fields, Purtons and Stones Ground in Halberton. Manuscript conditions for lease, 3 foolscap pages, signed and witnessed. Folded. 1797. £20.00
    Includes instructions for cutting trees, sowing crops, dressing fields etc. 'Tenant to deliver to Lessor 200 of reed sheaves yearly.... and spars that shall be wanted for thatching the premises....'


  76. Lewis (F.C) SCENERY OF THE RIVER EXE, Folio, engraved vignette title-page and 29 engraved views on india paper, comprising 28 etched and 1 aquatint plate, some foxing mainly to margins, early qtr calf, cloth boards, boards rubbed to edges, signs where labels removed from pastedowns. Bound without the list of subscribers. F.C. Lewis, June, 1821. £485.00
    The views include:- Tiverton, Winsford, Bradley, Dulverton, Bickleigh, Lympstone, and Exmouth.


  77. Masbury PLAN OF MASBURY SIDINGS Large folding plan showing track, signalling etc., with table of Mechanical and Electrical Locking. Signal Engineer's Drawing Office 1948. £8.00

  78. Paington PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Highly Important Freehold Property The Collaton Kirkham Estate.... it includes 1107 Acres of Land.... The Tenantry hightly unexceptionable and of long standing.... No Arrears of Rent. Also the Manor and Manorial Rights. The Estate is well stocked with Game and presents one of the Safest Investments for Capital Throughout England; It includes besides The Whole Village of Collaton.... The Estate will be Sold by Auction.... At the Mart, opposite the Bank of England, on Thursday the 2nd Day of June, 1842.... 7pp., folio, finely printed in a variety of typefaces, including detailed schedules of the Farms and the Village of Collaton. Loosely inserted is a lithograph plan of the Manor of Collaton Kirkham, size 22" x 17". The spine and the edge of one leaf has been professionally re-inforced with Japanese tissue. 1842. £80.00
    'The Unrivalled Dart, winding its rapid and circuitous course through Woodland Scenery of Surpassing Beauty, presents such a constant accession of fresh delight as to be likened to perpetual motion.... The Packet Station it should seem is to be finally fixed at Dartmouth, and the Devon Oxen will now, by means of Railway, inhale the air of Smithfield in eight hours'.


  79. Seaton BILL HEAD of J. Perry, Furnishing Ironmonger, Tinman.... Dealer in Looking Glasses and Toys, Fore Street, Seaton. 8vo, itemises glazing in shop and other rooms, milk bucket etc. .... together with.... Billhead for H.J. Akerman, Ironmonger, Grocer etc., dated Post Office, Seaton, single sheet, 8vo, itemises locks and bolts. 1859. £6.00

  80. Seaton PHOTOGRAPHS Six photographs of Seaton church and two of the cliffs, approx. size 3" x 5", some with a few small light spots at edges. c1880. £12.00
    Numbers in pencil on verso - possibly Frith numbers.


  81. Spreat (W) LITTLEHAM CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins. [Printer, C. Hulmandel.] c1842. £22.00
    A view acroos the graveyard and with trees in the right foreground.


  82. Spreat (W) OTTERTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 4" x 6", on India paper, margins, small lower margin. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £11.00
    A man looking down the path toward a woman and child, whilst leaning on the church gate.


  83. Spreat (W) POWDERHAM CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins. [Printer C. Hulmandel.] c1842. £22.00
    With 2 figures in the background and a man and two women talking in the foreground in front of the church wall, and a man with a knapsack walking.


  84. Spreat (W) TOTNES CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00
    A man appears to be studying a tombstone in the right foreground. There are several houses behind the church to the left and right.


    Devon Acts

  85. Ashburton Railway AN ACT for enabling the Buckfastleigh, Totnes, and South Devon Railway Company to extend their Railway to Ashburton.... 8pp. 1865. £14.00

  86. Broadclist Inclosure AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parish of Broadclist.... 32pp. 1829. £18.00

  87. Clayhidon AN ACT For Inclosing Lands in the Manor of Clayhidon in the Parish of Clayhidon.... 21pp. 1812. £20.00

  88. Clyst Saint Lawrence, Broadclyst, Stokeinteignhead, Bovey Tracey and Newton Ferrers AN ACT For enabling the Trustees for the Time being of Heles Charity Estates to grant Leases for absolute Terms, not exceeding Twenty-one Years, of certain Estates vested in them as such Trustees, and situate in the Parishes of Clist Saint Lawrence, Broadclyst, Stokeinteignhead, Bovey Tracey, and Newton Ferrers, in the County of Devon... 31pp. 1842. £14.00

  89. Colyton and Sidbury AN ACT for vesting Part of the settled and devised Estates of Sir John William de la Pole Baronet, deceased, in Trustees for Sale, and for settling the remaining Part of the said settled and devised Estates.... 31pp., including 5 pages of Schedules. Pages browned along edges. 1808. £20.00
    Concerns lands at Colyton and Sidbury.


  90. Crediton AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town of Crediton.... 26pp. 1845. £12.00

  91. Dartmouth Harbour AN ACT For establishing a Floating Bridge over the Harbour of Dartmouth, from or near to Lower Sand Quay point to Old Rock, and for Building Quays and Landing Places, and for making Roads and Approaches thereto, with branches therefrom.... 45pp. 1830. £20.00

  92. Exmouth Docks AN ACT to amend the Exmouth Docks Act, 1864. 5pp. 1870. £9.00

  93. Lympstone AN ACT for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Burnt House in the Parish of Lympstone.... to Exmouth.... 7pp., including schedule. 1832. £14.00

  94. Lympstone to Exmouth Road AN ACT for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Burnt House in the Parish of Lympstone.... to Exmouth.... 7pp. 1832. £16.00

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

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    Dorset


  96. Gillingham PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Choice Dairy Farm with Farm House, Farm Buildings,Cottages, Accommodation Pasture Lands with excellent Building Sites, The Modern well-constructed Small Residence at Common Mead Lane.... to be sold in Lots at The Phoenix Hotel, Gillingham, Monday, 19th August, 1918. Small 4to, folding coloured plan in pocket, 8pp, loose in the original wraps, prices realised noted in ink. 1918. £22.00

  97. Hazelbury Bryan PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Kingston Farm, and Two Cottages situate in Hazelbury Bryan.... for Sale by Auction November 28th 1921. 10pp., 4to, wraps, pages slightly curled at right edge. 1921. £10.00

  98. Lyme Regis PROBATE of the Will of Charles Symons, Esq. of Lyme Regis. Manuscript on vellum with printed certificate and large papered seal attached. 1875. £10.00
    Appoints Trustees to administer his estates at Clearwell and Norton Mead in Gloucestershire and Monmouth, Woodmead in Lyme Regis.


  99. Lyme SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR MAKING THE WALK building a Jetty Wall in order to form a beach to protect it from being undermined by the Sea, for repairing and strengthening the Lower Wall and Walk and for draining and sloping the Cliffs. Subscriptions received by the Committee or by Mr. J. Hingeston. Manuscript on 3 sides of a sheet folded to 4to, the fourth page having docket title 'List of Subscribers to the Wall Walk & Jetty'. Ruled with two columns of names per page, and amount given. 'Ladies Subscription' is listed separately. Paper split where folded horizontally, professionally repaired, so as to be hardly noticeable. Paper watermarked 1817. £95.00
    Presumably a response to the great storm of 1817. Among the names are Countess Dowager Poulett, W. Hutchings, W. de la Beche.


  100. Ryme Intrinseca TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION At the Mermaid Inn, Yeovil.... A Copyhold Tenement called Hills, Situate in the Parish and Parcel of the Manor of Ryme Intrinseca; Comprising a Farm-House, Barn, Stable.... in the Occupation of Mr George Ring.... Handbill, size 9" x 7", printed in a variety of type-faces. Joliffe, Printer, Crewkerne, 3rd January, 1825. £25.00

  101. Sherborne, Long Street AUCTION POSTER. Sale of Five Freehold Cottages.... Mr Thomas Farrall Has been instructed to Sell By Auction at the Black Horse Hotel, on Tuesday, October 25, 1892.... Printed on one side only, size approx. 22" x 17". J.C. and A.T. Sawtell, Printers, Sherborne. 1892. £14.00

  102. Wareham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate of considerable pretensions, it embraces A Capital Villa Edifice, Near the Sea.... it is denominated The Yarrells Estate and is situate between Wareham and Poole. The American and Pleasure Gardens are well placed, and nearly encircled by luxurious Plantations with A Domain Extending to One Hundred and Eleven Acres.... Claiming within its reach all the little Lions of the County. The Railway to Southampton is of great import to this Property, as well as..... the intended Causeway and Bridge across the Channel.... along this Causeway and Bridge The Scenery Will be Equal to Any on the Lakes. Which will be Sold by Auction.... June 25th, 1840.... 3pp., folio, loosely inserted is a double-page lithograph plan with table of Reference, scale 4 chains to one inch, with a fine vignette view of the house on a hill amid parkland, men working by pond in foreground, at the top, size 4" x 7". The paper has been professionally treated by a conservator, reinforcing the spine and right hand edges of the paper. 1840. £90.00

    Dorset Acts

  103. Ashmore, Iwerne, Kingston Magna etc. AN ACT for Sale of Part of the Settled Estates of Robert Barber, Esquire, for discharging Debts and Incumbrances.... 11pp. 1754. £26.00

  104. Bridport to Maiden Newton Railway AN ACT for constructing a Railway from Bridport to Maiden Newton, on the Wilts, Somerset, and Weymouth Railway.... 16pp. 1855. £26.00

  105. Dorset Central Railway AN ACT for authorising the Sale to the Dorset Central Railway Company.... of Part of the Settled Estates.... of which the Right Honourable George Pitt Rivers Lord Rivers is now Tenant for Life.... 12pp., with brief Schedule. 1857. £14.00

  106. Isle of Portland Harbour and Breakwater AN ACT to amend an Act for empowering 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.... 10pp. 1850. £14.00

  107. Salisbury to Dorset Railway AN ACT for making a Railway to improve the Communication between Salisbury and the Southern Part of the County of Dorset, and for other purposes. 15pp. 1861. £18.00

  108. 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. 1815. £10.00

  109. Wareham and Purbeck Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing and improving several Roads leading from the Market Cross in the Town of Wareham, and in Purbeck.... 10pp. 1830. £14.00

  110. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Market Houses and Pier AN ACT to enable the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis.... to provide Market Houses for the Sale of certain marketable Commodities, and to erect and maintain an improved Pier or Landing Place within the Borough.... 22pp. 1854. £17.00

  111. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Harbour AN ACT for reducing the Dues of the Harbour of the Borough and Town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis.... and consolidating the Trusts created by the Acts relating to such Harbour and the Bridge of the said Borough.... 20pp. 1847. £12.00

  112. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Gas AN ACT for lighting with Gas the Borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Dorset... 11pp. 1856. £10.00

  113. Wool Bridge to Dorchester Road AN ACT for repairing the Road from Wool Bridge to the Borough of Dorchester.... 6pp. 1830. £12.00

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    Durham


  114. Darlington PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Property on the Banks of the Tees.... on the Borders of Yorkshire & Durham, near to the Wealthy Town of Darlington; it is known as The Tees Cottage Estate.... it commands Extensive Views of the lovely Valley of the Tees, and is Encompassed by Its Pleasure Grounds and Gardens.... there is a newly-erected Farm House and Buildings.... 78 Acres of most superior Land.... to be Sold by Auction.... 28th day of September, 1841. 3pp., folio. Loosely inserted is lithographed plan size 20" x 16", with table of reference and a vignette view, size 5" x 8", of the house and grounds, with men fishing and boating in lake. Small piece clipped from top left corner of plan with loss of a few letters of text. Also inserted is a page of notes, presumably made by the auctioneer, listing rents etc., notes on fixtures, wine cellar etc. Bottom margin has been clipped with loss of printers imprint and part of the last line of the small paragraph saying where Particulars may be obtained. The spine has been professionally reinforced with conservation tissue. 1841. £60.00
    'A bed of Fossil or Rock Salt exists on this Property, which would prove an immense source of annual income in this district, also extensive Beds of Gypsum are known to exist.'


  115. Hetton Colliery, etc. NOTEBOOK titled in French (for some unknown reason) 'Itineraire de Stockton a Sunderland de Sunderland a Chesterlestreet Seaham et Newcastle..... par Monsieur Habberley Price et Monseigneur Stanley Constable Anno 1830 Kalends juliae'. 119 pages of closely-written notes in small calf-bound notebook with metal clasp. There is a brief history of Hetton Colliery from 1820, a long technical description of a machine for dropping waggons from the upper Railway, 35 feet down into the holds of vessels, with sketches with label letters referred to in text, There follows a detailed examination of Lord Durham's railroad and the way of sending coal waggons down the curved plane, construction of the rails and waggons, system of signalling round corners etc. 'all the waggon wheels are 3 ft dia and are case hardened at the rims and are welded on the square axis. At the curves of the road the rollers are only 12 ft asunder and there is a vertical roller to keep the rope on the curve, the pin being fixed in a block of wood, and the roller dropped loosely over it thus (small ink sketch of profile of rails)...'. There is also a description of the various engines near the colliery, with their positions, for taking up the waggons, and of the steam engines in the shafts 'Another pit similarly used is 150 fathoms deep, they draw 3 baskets each of 8cwt in one minute all hitched by separate pieces of chain, they have brakes on the fly-wheel and check the speed of the winding engine easily: men all come up by the ropes, they are flat ropes.... July 5th 1830.' There is a sketch of a Hatton waggon with detailed measurements etc., sketch of machinery for winding waggons with much technical detail. July 6th he visits Seaham harbour, where Mr Thormond, assistant engineer, shows him the works and plans. He makes critical technical comments on the construction work 'the angle b is injudicious.... the channel should be deepened to 12ft instead of only 5ft and the pier taken further out than now intended...' Then there is a description of machines for transferring coals into vessels, with sketches 'the last belong to Marquis of Londonderry and were put up by Mr Chapman of Newcastle - can load of 300 burden a vesssel in 2 hours.' He notes the price paid to the keelmen, details of the Marquis' contract (to ship 6000 chaldrons per annum). There are detailed notes on the 'Brunton plane from Fawdon Colliery' with small sections of rails, catches, etc., many measurements, with similar for the 'Backworth plane', scale drawing of lifting gear. The last 26 pages are on the Stockton Railway Suspension Bridge, with various small sketches and detailed description of the methods of construction, drawing of men with pulleys etc. 'shewing how the retaining chains were put up and joined', with much detailed description of how the chains were put in place, sketch of 'crab ready for hauling up the suspension chains', comments from the engineer 'Mr Freeman says the chain has the greatest tendency to brake at about the 4th or 3d 10 ft link from either pier, and that consequently the rods forming those links are 2inch 2/8 while the others are only 2 inches', etc. 1830. £300.00

  116. Ryhope, Silksworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", linen-backed. Map hand coloured geologically, and much geological information added in neat black lettering (e.g. 'Strewn with limestone', 'sand dark-coloured at surface' etc.), . In top margin is written 'Geological information copied at 28 Jermyn Street from the original manuscript map 20th September 1890. The original map geologically surveyed by W. Howell.' Map published 1861, MS information added later. £50.00
    Covers several collieries.


  117. Shildon, Hetherburn etc. ACCOUNT OF VISITS TO LEAD MINES 1831. Journal kept in small calf-bound notebook with brass clasp, size 4" x 3", 102 neatly-written pages, with some blanks, obviously kept by someone with detailed knowledge of geology and minerology. Titled 'Lead Mines' the journal begins on 15th November 1831 with the writer at Stockton and 'walking up the S & D Railway for a distance of 9 miles, in company with Bell the Superintendant. Take the Locomotive Engine the remaining part of the way to Shildon'. He goes on to Wolsingham, Stanhope and Hetherburn Cave. He describes in detail the Lead works near Hetherburn Hall, the furnaces, the bellows and water machinery, wages of the men, construction: 'a predominant feature in the external appearance of these works is a long horizontal flue formed of stone & mortar, supported by low arches, & extending from the furnace house to a considerable distance up the side of the hill, apertures are made into this flue under the arches which are meant to let out the volatile products that become condensed after escaping from the great heat necessary to extract the silver in refining the lead....' He goes on to St. John Weardale, visits a mine near Stanhope, continues to the falls of the Tees at High force, calls on Mr Hutchinson at Middleton 'and collected minerals' then visits Lodge Syke vein, descending ladders to a depth of 70 fathoms, and describes the geology of the area. Then a section titled 'Lead' describes the processes used in the area, seiving, skimming, transporting the bags on 'galloways', prices, use of powder, etc., There is much detail on the use of allumettes etc. There follows 'General Section of the principal Strata in high Teesdale.....' listing 75 types of rock with fathoms etc. There follows 24 pages on his visit to Lodge Syke vein, with sketches of the machinery in the shaft etc., comments on the minerology, detailed technical data of the workings, and 25 pages on the Smelt Mill near Egglestone, with great detail on the processes, from the making of the 'pigs' to the type of feed required by the ponies, and finally 2p 'Expenses of Journey.' At the other end of the book are some rough pencil calculations on gunpowder etc. 1831. £300.00
    'Mr Sherlock who has a Smelt Mill at New Biggin fixed his price last May for good Lead ore washed at 50/- a Binn.... the vein I entered at St. John's the workmen had 30s a fathom for driving 3'6" wide at least and 6' high.... they supposed to make 12 or even 14s a wk. out of which powder and candles had to be found...... the vein is a mass of crystallisation filling up as it were a great fissure in the rock.... and the method of working it is as follows.... the workman choses the softest portion of the vein and works at it with his pick until he has holed out a place say a foot in and perhaps 6in wide, he then makes a hole about 8 or 10in.... shown by the dot in the sketch.... the edge of the chisel used is nearly the vertex of a rectangular prism and is constantly turned round by one man after each blow of the hammer given it by his assistant....'


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    Essex


  118. Gibson (John) AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX Divided into Hundreds, Drawn from Surveys & Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Produce, Trade and Manufactures, distinguishing also the Church Livings, Charity Schools, Religious houses &c. By John Gibson. Revised, Corrected & improv'd by Eman. Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty. Engraved map, scale 1" - 7 miles, size 16" x 19", trimmed to border, folded, two small splits where folds meet, reinforced on verso. Foxing spots down left-hand side, some slight browning along part of two folds. Pink paper with manuscript 'Essex' on verso of two of the folded sections. c1770. £130.00

  119. Rayleigh, Wickford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XIX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some fields around Weir shaded pink with note of auction sale. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1880. £28.00

  120. 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. £38.00

    WITH COLOURED PLAN

  121. South Weald CONVEYANCE of Hullets Farm in the Parish of South Weald, Revd. Arthur Trazer and Emanuel Keating to Arthur Toovey. Four vellum sheets, size 20" x 26", wax seals, with schedules of fields, etc., plus good manuscript plan on vellum, fully coloured, size 19" x 29", with nos. referring to schedules. Plan shows Bentley Mill, Pilgrim Hall, Hullets Farm, Canterbury Tye Farm. 1866. £65.00

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

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    Gloucestershire


  123. Bristol Junction Canal AT A VERY NUMEROUS AND RESPECTABLE MEETING of the landowners upon the line of the proposed Canal holden at the Cross Hands Inn in Old Sodbury in the County of Gloucester on Monday the 21st day of May 1810.... Manuscript notes of the meeting and resolutions passed. Two and a half pages, foolscap, many crossings out and amendments. Signed 'Beaufort'. 1810. £55.00
    The landowners, who formed a committee including Christopher Codrington, Wm. Scrope, Wm. Bullock, to act on their behalf, felt the proposed canal would be 'highly injurious to the owners and propietorsof lands' through which it passed, and proposed that a subscription be raised to defray the expenses of opposing it, and the 'proceedings of the meeting.... be inserted in the Courrier & Morning Chronicle and also in the Gloucester Journal, Bath Chronicle....' This canal wuld have passed through the Gloucestershire Coalfield. The scheme was dropped in favour of the North Wilts. Canal.


  124. Cheltenham CATALOGUE OF HORSES To be Sold by Auction by Warner, Sheppard & Wade Ltd. at The Repository, Cheltenham, Oct. 13th.... Catalogue, 4pp., folio, folded. Lists 96 horses under owner's name, with type of horse, age, character, prizes won, where hunted, brief history etc. Three horizontal folds, with water staining and discolouration along folds, tear in margin at two folds, some foxing spots. Loosely inserted is Catalogue of Carriages, Harness & Saddlery for sale after the horses. 1p. 4to. n.d. late 19th century. £45.00
    Owners include Hartigan Brothers, Waterford; Asgill Colville; R.C Berkeley; Charles Tilley, Huntsfield Court ('sold on account of Owner having bought a Motor Car').


  125. Cheltenham THE FOLLOWING VALUABLE COPYHOLD PROPERTY Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Engall, Sanders & Co., Thursday the 15th day of June, 1871.... Columbia House, situate in Winchcomb Street.... Poster, 18" x 11", small tear at one fold, neatly repaired on verso, a few foxing spots. 1871. £14.00

  126. Gloucester Bank POSTER To Capitalists and Others. 100 Shares in the County of Gloucester Bank, Late the Property of John James, deceased, Esq.... By Auction at the Plough Hotel, Cheltenham, On Thursday, the 27th of July, 1848.... One Hundred Valuable Shares in Lots of Ten Each.... 18" x 11" printed on one side only. Some off-setting. 1848. £45.00

  127. Lydney, Frocester, Wotton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN. Portion of Sheet 35. Hand-coloured, size approx. 12" x 14, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo, with label of John Bellows of Gloucester pasted to top. c186- £16.00

  128. Parnall (M & R) Cheltenham JAPANESE EXHIBITION 15, Royal Promenade. 'Thousands of charming Curios at all Prices'. Advertising Handbill, 12" x 9", Japanese woodblock print showing boy archers, in green and red on thin paper. Folded. n.d. c1920. £12.00
    'The Quaint and Original The Beautiful and Grotesque from all corners of the earth....'


  129. Slimbridge BOND of John Elsington, of Gosington, Slimbridge, to Giles Gefferyes of Slimbridge. Vellum, 5" x 16", wax seal. 1684. £20.00
    Refers to property transaction.


  130. Williams (Orlando) ACCELERATING CANAL BOATS Letter from Orlando Harris Williams, North Nibley, Dursley, October 30th, 1830, beginning 'Gentlemen' (no mention of addressee apart from docket title on verso 'Birm. & Liv. Williams - on accelerating Canal Boats'), soliciting their subscription for 'my method for propelling Boats (exhibited on the Old Birminham Canal last summer, described to be proved on a larger scale as to its utility and advantage in Canal Navigation, by an Iron Boat built after my model, and fitted up with my Propellers, and worked as a Tug boat upon the same canal....'. One page, 4to, blank adjoining leaf, 31 lines, neatly written, paper rather creased. October 30th, 1830. £95.00
    Williams mentions that the Horsley Iron Company will be the Manufacturers, and that the Oxford Canal Company and Old Birmingham Canal Companies are already expected to subscribe.


    Gloucestershire Acts

  131. Birmingham to Gloucester Railway AN ACT to enable the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Company to raise a further Sum of Money, and for amending the Acts relating to the Company. 22pp. 1843. £11.00

  132. Forest of Dean Mines & Quarries A BILL Intituled An Act for regulating the opening and working of Mines and Quarries in the Forest of Dean and Hundred of Saint Briavels in the County of Gloucester. 44pp. 1838. £26.00

  133. Gloucester Gas AN ACT for enabling the Governor and Guardians of the Poor of the City of Gloucester to light the said City with Gas.... 14pp. 1819. £9.00

  134. Kingswood AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing that Part of the Common or Waste Ground, called Kingswood, which lies in the Parish of Stapleton, in the County of Gloucester. 25pp., last page foxed, docket title on verso browned and with some contemporary MS notes. Plain paper wraps. 1779. £26.00

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight

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  135. Catherington PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Catherington House, Park and Demesne, altogether One Hundred & Seven Acres.... From near Eighty Years back to the last Sixteen the Property and favourite Abode of the Lords Viscount Hood; with its Extensive Ornamental Lawn & Pleasure Grounds, Prolific Kitchen Gardens, Conservatory, Greenhouse, Grotto, &c.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Geo. Robins.... 22nd October, 1840. 5pp., folio, plus docket title. Loosely inserted lithographed plan, size 14" x 17", with decorative title, table 'Division of Lands' and fine view of the house top left, size 5" x 8". A sheet of rough notes on the property presumably made by the auctioneer while preparing description is also loosely inserted. The spine has been professionally strengthened, and the edges of two leaves reinforced. 1840. £90.00
    The estate comprised 107 Acres. It is described as having 'ample means to occupy the entire attention of A County Magistrate who seeks only sufficient amusement without the alloy of becoming a practical farmer'.

    WITH LITHOGRAPHED VIEWS

  136. Hythe PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Singular Freehold Property. It comprehends an Elegant Villa Residence distinguished as Langdown Lodge, the late Residence of William Heathcote, Esq., .... in the quiet little unpretending Village of Hythe Embosomed in a Little Thriving Forest of Firs and Larch.... The Southampton Waters are there seen in all their natural beauty, and a Moving Panorama is hourly presented. A little removed is a Capital Corn Mill.... A Marine Villa in the Village of Hythe, with the Grounds approximating on the Southampton River.... which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Geo. Robins.... 24th May, 1834. 5pp., folio. Two fine lithograph plans on good quality paper loosely inserted, each 15" x 19", the Plan of Langdown Lodge and the surrounding lands is scale 4 chains to one inch and has a fine view of the house, top left. A Schedule to the Plan is in the description of Lot 2. The 'Plan of Estate and Elevations of Marine Villa' shows the house and layout of the grounds, and the Southampton Water, scale 1 chain = 1 inch, with two fine views of the house set amid trees, 'Sea Front' and 'South Front'. Prices realised noted in ink in margin. Loosely inserted are 8p, sm. 8vo of notes in pencil and ink, being the auctioneers rough notes for his descriptions of the lots; two folio sheets listing brief key phrases 'Capability Brown would be roused from his grave to superintend these improvements'; a 4to sheet referring to some difficulties with title, and two signed copies of a letter from William Heathcote's solicitor to Robins authorising John King to bid for Lot 2 on his behalf. The printed pages have been professionally laid down on conservation paper, and the inner fold strengthened, and one or two very minor faults repaired. 1834. £200.00
    The Auctioneer's prose is particularly flowery. Of the Marine Villa he writes 'Ennui has rarely ventured to obtrude itself here, and if ever the solitary occasion should present itself, Southampton Gaiety is within easy reach .... This faint outline doth but imperfectly represent the happiness which is pourtrayed in every countenance....'


  137. Michelmersh, Timsbury PARTICULARS, WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of a Valuable Freehold Residential & Sporting Property Known as the Timsbury Manor Estate.... which will be Offered for Sale by Auction.... 28th day of June, 1893. Folio, large coloured folding plan, 18pp, folded, split into two, lower wrap partly torn and soiled. 1893. £26.00
    Although 'plans' are called for in the title, one plan is present and this appears to be correct.


  138. Winchester, Portsmouth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP, INDEX TO THE TITHE SURVEY Engraved map, size 24" x 30", plus margins, scale 1 mile to 1", Sheet No. XI. Outline colour of parishes, some areas shaded blue, names of main villages within each red boundary blocked in pink. Border all round. Linen-backed, folding to 4to, with key map and label. c1860. £40.00

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    Herefordshire


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

  140. Eaton Bishop, Abbey Dore, etc. PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Several Very Desirable Estates comprising of Cagebrook Mansion, Marsh, Farm, Cublington, The Grange, Didley Court and Kingstone Farm.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 5th September, 1859. Folio, 3pp., 5 folding plans. Last leaf with several long tears, repaired with archival tape, but with loss of part of one line of text. 1859. £30.00

  141. Fownhope MORTGAGE for securing 100 and interest on two acres lying near the Pikes in Fownhope, Joseph Winter of Fownhope, Butcher, to James Fosbury, Gentleman, of Mordiford. On paper, size 20" x 27", 2 wax seals, small brown marks where seals off-set. 1826. £12.00

  142. Hereford PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Freehold Residential Property and Meadow Land, belonging to the Representatives of the late Rev. Edward Bulmer, situate at Aylstone Hill. 3pp., folio, folded, folding handcoloured plan. 1875. £26.00
    Includes residence known as 'The Hill'.


  143. Marden, Yarkhill, Tupsley etc. PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTIES and of Shares in Companies, To be Sold by Auction by Mr. Orlando Shellard.... 26th April, 1878. 3pp., folio, folds, folding coloured plan. 1878. £28.00
    Shares are in The Cheltenham College Company, Hereford Ladies College Company, Fownhop & Holm Lacy Bridge Company, Hoarwithy Bridge Company, etc.


  144. Ocle Estate PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Property, Entitled the Ocle Court Estate, with the Excellent Family Mansion, The Grounds laid out in Park-like Meadows and Plantations, and 240 Acres of Capital Land.... Also the Manor of Ocle Pritchard. The Value upwards of 400 a Year.... to be sold by Auction.... 30th November, 1837. 3pp., folio, docket title on verso, plus double page with lithographed plan on left side and lithograph of house framed in trees, size 5" x 8", with title, on facing page. Description includes Schedule with fields, etc., with cultivation and acreage. Four small stab holes down left hand margin where particulars were presumably bound with others. 1837. £70.00

  145. Tillington & Burghill CONDITIONS OF SALE by Auction of the Great and Small Tithes, Arising, Accruing, Due and Payable to Thomas Jay esq., and James Smith, Gent, out of Certain Lands, situate and being in the Townships of Tillington & Burghill, A Particular Whereof is Now Produced.... Bell Inn, Tillington, September 1807. Handbill, folio, fold, the venue and date have been changed in ink, and 'Auction' substituted for 'Private Contract'. 1807. £26.00

  146. Weobley PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Dwelling Houses and Orchard, Pasture, Arable and Garden Lands, which will be Sold By Auction.... 5th December, 1876. 5pp., folio, on blue paper, folded. Folding plan coloured in outline. 1876. £18.00

  147. Wright (E.G), Pub. HEREFORD JOURNAL Wednesday December 6, 1826. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Red tax stamp. 11826. £14.00
    Numerous adverts for Auction Sales, Kington Turnpike Trust, Radnorshire Turnpikes etc.


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    Kent


  148. 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

  149. Charing ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LIV, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen-backed. Boundaries hand-coloured, some brownish water-staining down left-hand margin, repaired tear 6" into map from top, small stain in bottom margin. First edition 1876. £28.00

    INDEX TO ANDREWS AND DRURY'S LARGE-SCALE MAP

  150. Kitchin (Sculpt.) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF KENT Taken from an Actual Survey as an Index to the Large One. Engraved map, coloured in outline, 2/5" to 1 mile, divided into 25 numbered sections corresponding to the 25 sheets of the large-scale map. Size 20" x 27", dissected and mounted on linen, some browning of paper at edges of four central sections, a few light browning spots at edges. Linen on verso spotty (presumably staining from glue where paper pasted to linen). Folding into marbled slip-case, rubbed at corners, owner's 1833 inscription in ink. 1769. £210.00

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    Lancashire


  151. 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 in 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. £32.00

  152. Rochdale NUMBER AND NAMES OF ALL THE LOCKS upon the line of the Rochdale Canal from the Junction of the Calder and Hebble Navigation to Manchester showing the length and breadth of each Lock and the distance from each other. Manuscript on large sheet size 40" x 26", listing approx. 90 locks with 20 columns for measurements such as 'Breadth of the Head', 'Breadth of the Bottom Bar' 'Distance from Sowerby' etc. Laid down on conservation paper, some loss of paper at top and left edges, area approx. 3" long torn from bottom left corner, with loss of the list numbers of the last few locks. A few rust spots. c1840. £140.00

  153. Ulverston Canal FORM OF PROXY Printed form with MS inserts, 1p folio, nominating Thomas Sunderland of Ulverston to be the proxy of Arthur Onslow of the Temple, one of the Proprietors of the Ulverston Canal Navigation, and to vote for him on any Business to do with the Navigation. Signed Onslow with small papered seal. 1793. £18.00

  154. Ulverston Canal MANUSCRIPT ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between John Whinray of Ulverstone, Blacksmith, and the Company of Proprietors of the Ulverston Canal to provide iron and smith's work for building the canal 'in and about the Building Erecting and ffininshing the Lock, Lock Gates, ffloors, Sills and Draw Bridge' and providing foreign and English Iron 'as described in the plans and specifications.... signed by Mr. Rennie....' 2p., folio, small wax seal. 1793. £42.00

  155. Ulverston Canal MANUSCRIPT TENDER dated Ulverston 29th day of May 1824 'for the sinking and dressing of the Back drain on the north side of the Canal..... the sinking to commence fifty yards below the lowest bridge.... Richard Stables, Thomas Stables and John Butterfield all of Ulverston Labourers having agreed to perform the above work after the rate of eleven pence per rood they are hereby declared the Takers....' 1p., folio, signed by two men with their marks. Docket title on verso. 1824. £35.00
    Details the work to be done with measurements etc.


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    Leicestershire


  156. Broughton Astley and Croft PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Capital and Very Snug Freehold Farm.... Eight Miles from the Town of Leicester..... the Leicester & Birmingham Road Passes through the Property.... The Farm Residence is desirably situate in the Pleasant Village of Croft.... the Estate of 100 Acres is nearly Free from Tithe.... It will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Geo. Robins.... 19th of October, 1837. 3pp., folio, with fine folding lithographed 'Plan of a Freehold Estate at Croft and Broughton Astley....' size 14" x 18", Scale 4 chains to one inch, with compass rose, very decorative title and Reference Table listing 23 pieces. 1837. £60.00
    Record of progress of bidding is noted in ink in margin.


  157. Cannock, Penkridge GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII.N.W., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1901. £22.00

  158. Harborough LETTER from Thos. Dutton to a Mr. Beardmore at Harborough, relating to the sale of land there and a 'gentleman who has made us an offer for the Coal Mine...' 1p, sm. 4to, integral address panel. London 6 May, 1796. £8.00

    Leicestershire Acts

  159. Ashby de la Zouch AN ACT for Making and Maintaining a Navigable Canal from the Coventry Canal, at or near Marston Bridge, in the Parish of Bedworth, to a certain Close in the Parish of Ashbydelazouch, in the County of Leicester, and for continuing the same from thence in One Line to the Limeworks at Ticknall.... 127pp., plus 12p index. Light browning spots throughout. Bound in morocco wraps, spine repaired with black tape, inner hinge broken. 1794. £60.00

  160. Earl Shilton AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open Fields.... in the Lordship of Earl Shiltone, in the County of Leicester. 21pp. 1778. £22.00

  161. Kegworth AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Arable Fields.... within the Parish of Kegworth, in the County of Leicester. 30pp, plus docket title. 1778. £22.00

  162. Long Whatton AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open Fields..... in the Lordship of Long Whatton in the County of Leicester. 25pp. 1778. £22.00

  163. Sapcote AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open Fields.... in the Parish, Lordship, and Liberty of Sapcote, in the County of Leicester. 26pp. 1778. £22.00

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    Lincolnshire


  164. 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

  165. Toft and Manthorpe PARTICULARS AND PLAN OF A VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE Comprising 1051 Acres, viz.:- In Toft:- Bradshaw's Farm, Stubley's Farm. In Manthorpe. Town Lands Farm, Manthorpe House Farm, Deacon Hill Farm.... In Manthorpe and Braceborough:- Bowthorpe Park Farm, Mill House Farm. Which Messrs. S. & G. Kingston will offer by Auction.... On Thursday, the 2nd of October, 1919. Folio, 12pp, 2 large coloured folding plans, original wraps. 1919. £24.00

    Lincolnshire Acts

  166. Billinghay AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open Common Fields.... within the Parish of Billinghay. 66pp., title leaf, black letter. 1777. £20.00

  167. Grantham Canal AN ACT for enabling the Company of Proprietors of the Grantham Canal Navigation to finish and Complete the same, and the Collateral Cut to communicate therewith.... 6pp., plus cover leaf. Snag in bottom margin. 1797. £15.00

  168. Ruskington AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, common Fen, Cow Pasture, and other common arable Lands in the Parish of Ruskington, in the County of Lincoln. 24pp. 1778. £22.00

  169. Swinstead AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... in the Parish of Swinstead.... 18pp., plus docket title leaf. Slight browning at extreme edges. 1777. £16.00

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    London


  170. Conduit Street, Regent Street PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of that Most Desirable Part Freehold & Part Leasehold Property, situate and being No 2, Conduit St., Regent St.... Which will be SOld by Auction by Messrs. Broad, Pritchard & Wiltshire.... On Tuesday, February 22nd, 1881. Folio, coloured folding plan, 4pp, folded. 1881. £20.00

  171. Hampstead CATALOGUE of the sale of antique and modern furniture etc. at 26 Rosecroft Avenue. 15pp, 8vo, staples rusty. 1948. £5.00

  172. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 17" x 19", trimmed to margins, some slight marking to edges, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with manuscript oval label on top. Paper slightly darkened overall. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £32.00

    London Acts

  173. SouthwarK AN ACT for rebuilding the Parish Church of Saint George the Martyr.... as one of the Fifty new Churches directed to be built.... in the Ninth year of the Reign of.... Queen Anne. 6pp. plus cover leaf. Some slight browning. 1732. £12.00

  174. St Mary Newington AN ACT for enlarging the Coemetery or Churchyard of the Parish of Saint Mary Newington Butts.... 10pp., plus cover leaf. 1756. £12.00

  175. Thames Ferry AN ACT for establishing and maintaining a Ferry across the River Thames,between the Hamlet of Ratcliff in the County of Middlesex.... 28pp., plus cover leaf. 1755. £14.00

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    Norfolk


  176. Ashwelthorpe PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Dwelling House, in Two Tenements, with Barn, and other Buildings, and Land, in Ashwelthorpe, which will be sold by Auction, by Mr. John Standley, at the White Horse Inn.... on Thursday the 6th Day of March, 1862.... 4to, 4pp. folded. 1862. £12.00

  177. Heigham, Norwich PROBATE of the Will of Robert Blake, Brickmaker. Three large vellum sheets, printed certificate and papered seal attached. 1851. £18.00
    Refers to his sheds, implements, horses, etc., his brickground and farm at Sprowston, brickground and yards at Lakenham, etc.


  178. Thetford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 174. Scale 1" to one mile, linen-backed, folding into red cloth wraps. 1901. £8.00

    Norfolk Acts

  179. Great Yarmouth AN ACT for continuing for a further Term.... the Term of Two Acts.... for clearing, depthening, repairing, maintaining, and improving the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth; and for depthening and making more navigable the several Rivers emptying themselves into the said Haven; and preserving Ships.... 10pp. Top edges of of pages rather ragged. 1800. £16.00

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

  181. Holcot AN ACT for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... within the Manor and Parish of Holcot.... 27pp. Some foxing spots. 1777. £18.00

  182. Earls Barton, Thrapston GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LII.N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18", plus margins. Fully hand coloured, key in left hand margin. Ordnance blind-stamp 1902. £22.00

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    Oxfordshire


  183. Asthall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, Of Valuable Freehold & Tithe-Free Lands, Situate near a Place called "Stonelands", in the Parish of Asthall, and adjoining Kilkenny Farm.... which will be sold by Auction.... August the 31st, 1872. Folio, folded, 3pp, loosely inserted is a 3pp manuscript 'Conditions of Sale.' 1872. £12.00

  184. Goring-on-Thames PLAN, PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Flint House Estate..... for sale by Auction, May 25th, 1921. Folio, wraps, 6pp., photographs and large folding coloured map. 1921. £25.00

  185. Henley-on-Thames ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Important Residential Properties known as "Westfield,".... with two cottages.... with The Attractive Cottage Residence known as "The Rosary," To be offered for Sale by Auction.... 24th day of June, 1926. 8vo, 7pp, 3 illusts on 2 pages, folding plan, spine worn. 1926. £10.00

  186. Henley-on-Thames PARTICULARS of Prominent Freehold Premises, No. 11 Reading Road (formerly the premiss of the Henley Liberal CLub).... for sale by Auction 20th November, 1952. 4pp., small folio, wraps. Ground floor plan. 1952. £8.00

  187. Minster Lovell FREEHOLD AGRICULTURAL ESTATE known as "Whitehall," Minster Lovell, Nr. Whitney comprising 331 Acres... Gentleman's Residence, Lodge and Three Cottages... Messrs Nicholas will sell the above, at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford, On Wednesday, 9th June, 1926. 4to, 9pp., coloured folding plan, photo, original wraps. 1926. £12.00

  188. Sonning and South Stoke PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Late Georgian Country Residence known as the Red House. 8pp., sm. 4to, photo and small plan. 1961 .... together with.... Particulars of Red Barn Farm, 'The Warren', and A Country Cottage at South Stoke. 1926. 10pp., 8vo, wraps loose and slightly worn.... together with.... Particulars of Pair of Brick and Flint Cottages known as Queenswood Gate Cottages. 1953. 4pp., 8vo. 3 items. 1926-1961. £12.00

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    Shropshire


  189. Ludlow, Shrewsbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet LXI and part of sheet to the south, size 35" x 29", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps. Name of one town underlined, some minor light foxing. Printed from an Electrotype. c1880. £28.00

  190. Oswestry SHROPSHIRE ESTATES. PARTICULARS OF SEVERAL VALUABLE FREHOLD ESTATES Situate and lying near to, and considerable part within, The Liberties of the Town of Oswestry, Also The Rectorial Tithes of the Whole of the Parish of Oswestry, A moeity of the Rectorial Tithes of the Township of Llyncklys, in the Parish of Llanyblodwel, and The Tithe Corn, Only, of the Whole of the Parish of Saint Martin. To be Sold by Auction in Fifty-One Lots, at the Cross Keys in Oswestry, On Thursday and Friday the 21st and 22 Days of June, 1810. 29pp., size 9" x 8", with three folding hand-coloured engraved plans, scale 6 Chains to one Inch, corresponding to the three main sections of the Sale. Stitching partly perished and first four leaves loose, last leaf has a small hole with loss of a few words of text, verso of last leaf with MS docket title 'Particular of the late Lord Powis's Estate.... I purchased lot 41' is very browned, last two leaves with some light browning, some page edges dusty. Ms notes on prices realised and purchasers throughout, with a few ink smudges. Eddowes, Printer, Shrewsbury, 1810. £120.00
    In fact there are 59 Lots, 44-59 being Rectorial Tithes.


  191. Wentnor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile. Sheet LV N.W & S.W, LV N.E & S.E. Size 24" x 36" plus margins. Area of 'Adstone Farm' coloured in blue and pink wash. Linen backed, folding into cloth covered slipcase. Surveyed 1882, reprinted 1901. £24.00
    Covers Ratlinghope, Asterton, Linley Hall, Minton.


    Shropshire Acts

  192. Bridgnorth AN ACT for repairing or rebuilding the Bridge over the River Severn.... and for opening convenient Avenues thereto. 21pp., plus cover leaf. 1797. £15.00

  193. Broseley AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Parishes of Brosely, Benthall, Madeley, Barrow..... 24pp., plus cover leaf, Black Letter, woodcut headpiece. 1782. £12.00

  194. Shrewsbury AN ACT for the better paving and amending, cleansing, enlightening and watching the Streets, Highways.... of Shrewsbury.... 21pp., plus cover leaf. 1756. £14.00

  195. Whittington AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Commons or Waste Grounds within the Manor of Whittington, in the County of Salop. 24pp. 1777. £22.00

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    Somerset


  196. Ashill COUNTERPART LEASE of cottage 'wherein William Karles now liveth built upon the Waste Ground of the said George Speke in the disafforested forest of Neroch in the Manor of Aishill', George Speke of Dillington to William Karles. Vellum, size 20" x 25", wax seal, some foxing of vellum. 1724. £20.00

  197. Ashill LEASE FOR A YEAR of 'all that narrow Rag or parcel of Meadow Ground lying in Yard Meadows within the parish of Ashill', John Collins of Hatch Court to William Thomas. Vellum, 17" x 24", wax seal. 1797. £14.00

  198. Bath BILL of Shaw and Beale, Linen-Drapers, Silk-Mercers and Undertakers, Abbey Church-Yard and Cheap-Street, for funeral items, to the Executors of Lucy Jekyll. 3pp., folio, printed heading. Includes crepe hatbands and scarves, kid gloves, use of truncheons and wands, use of ostrich feathers for hearse etc. 'A richly Emblazoned Hatchment', mason's work at vault. July 27th, 1844. £16.00

  199. Batheaston and St. Catherine PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Estate. Comprising- Arable and Pasture Lands, Market Gardens, Orchards, Houses and Farm Buildings Containng about 234 Acres, which wil be offered for Sale by Auction by Mr Edward Hooper, At the White Hart Inn, Batheaston, On June 27th, 1878. Folio, 15pp, and large coloured folding plan, folded, with some wear to last leaf and plan at folds, spine partly split. 1878. £25.00

  200. Charlton Musgrove School SCHOOLMASTER'S ACCOUNT OF FEES. Xmas 1887 to June 1889. Emily Hartley Schoolmistress. Gives number of pupils attending and fees received. There were approximately 50 pupils in the school. Ruled and Printed Ledger, 47 double pages. Blindstamped cloth boards, qtr. calf, rubbed and damped, spine torn, internally very clean and written in a neat hand throughout. 1887 - 1889. £36.00

  201. Chew Magna THE PARTICULARS OF CHEW COURT ESTATE and of the other Lands & hereditaments of Mrs. Jane Kemeys Tynte.... in the Manor and parish of Chew Magna.... 3p., foolscap, folded, listing farmhouse and fields, with acreage, one page being a description of the tithes, signed Thomas Mullins. Split at fold left hand edge, a few minor tears. Later corrections in a different ink. Oct. 26th, 1812. £20.00
    A note at the bottom of the first page says 'The above are the Parls. of Chew Court Farm, in the occupation of Richd. Mullins, a yearly Tenant at the Rent of 435...'


  202. Cricket Malherbie APPOINTMENT of Henry Palmer to the Rectory of Crickett Malharbie. Vellum, 12" x 16", signed by Archbishop Law with large papered seal. 1842. £14.00

  203. Cruttwell Pr. THE BATH CHRONICLE Vol XXIV. No. 1274, Mar. 24 1785. 4pp. Waterstain across heading. 1785. £17.00
    Contains notices of houses to be sold, let, including letting of the Old and New Hotwells, Bristol, notice of Mail Diligence to London and Bristol offering to convey four passengers, etc.


  204. Day & Son, Lith. WEST CHARLTON PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS, SOMERSET C.E. Giles, Archt. Built by James S. Rhymer, in Memory of His Brother, the Late Venerable W.T.P. Rhymer, Archdeacon of Bath and Rector of West Charlton. Tinted lithograph, engraved surface 7" x 10", plus margins. Some light, very small foxing spots in margin, and some in sky area. c1840. £45.00
    Rare. Shows mother and child near the gate, school framed in trees. An attractive Gothic style building with ornately tiled roof, belltower, etc.


  205. Frome AUCTION POSTER. To Be Sold by Auction, by Mr. Harrold, By order of the Assignees of John Bryant, an Insolvent Debtor.... at the Pack Horse Inn, in Frome-Selwood, in the County of Somerset, on Friday, the 10th Day of May.... the following Desirable Property.... Size approx. 18" x 11". folds. Penny, Printer, Frome. £18.00

  206. Ilminster PRINTER'S BILL Printed bill of John Moore, Printer, Bookbinder, &c., Ilminster, for Printing bills for the sale of Newfield. Sm. 8vo., together with a few small bills relating to the estate of Thomas Bush, valuation of timber at Nott Oak Orchard, etc. 1824. £8.00

  207. Nailsea ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between Jacob Avery of Kenn, and Richard and Mary Hobbs of Bristol, to divide between them an 'estate in Nailzey'. Lists thirteen points relating to partition of various pieces of land, with acreage, such as Hicketts Hill, Fearnwood, cost of thatching the house, allocation of different rooms in the the house, upkeep of the well etc. On paper, 16"x12", in a small neat hand, signed with two small wax seals, four witnesseses. 1692. £30.00
    Mary Hobbs, formerly Perring, had inherited the estate from her father.


  208. New St., Bridgwater RELEASE of a tenement adjoining a messuage known as the Castle, in New Street, James Duke of Chandos, to John Chinn, Gent. Vellum, 24" x 28", signed by Chandos with good wax seal with coat of arms, ink slightly rubbed at folds, some light browning. 26th March 1734. £22.00

  209. Pageant Committee Pub. BATH HISTORICAL PAGEANT. July 19th to 24th, 1909. Book of Words. Roy 8vo, original wraps, 73pp plus 8 pages of adverts. 1909. £15.00

  210. Pianos TWO ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES The Great West of England Piano House, C. Milson & Son, Ltd, Bath & Bristol, A Selection of Inexpensive Pianos. 11pp, wraps loose.... together with.... Milson & Son, advertising leaflet, 4p oblong 4to, illustrating two models. c1910. £14.00

  211. Portbury ASSIGNMENT of a messuage and twelve acres of land in Portbury in the tithing of Shippey, Joseph Purnell of Portbury and Mary his wife to Thomas Lord Lovell, of Norfolk. Vellum, 15" x 22", two small wax seals. 1728. £22.00

  212. J.S. & Co TWENTY FOUR VIEWS OF SHEPTON MALLETT & Neighbourhood. Being 24 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, original cloth gilt. c186- £85.00
    Most views are signed 'J.S. & Co' in the plate, a couple signed 'Kershaw & Son, London.' The views comprise:- Shepton Mallett 6; Wells. 4; Cheddar 2; Glastonbury 7; Frome 4; Warminster 1.


  213. South Cadbury GLEBE EXCHANGE A Survey and Valuation of Lands in the Parish of South Cadbury the subject of a Proposed Exchange between Revd. Henry Bennett as Rector and James Bennett. Manuscript on 8p folio, sewn, with two double page schedules of lands, declaration of surveyor etc. Folded. 1846. £16.00
    Refers to a plan, not present.


  214. Sparrow, Sculpt. BURROUGH CHAPEL SOMERSETSHIRE Copper engraving, size 5" x 6", plus wide margins. Pub. 10 April 1785. £10.00

  215. Stoke St. Mary LEASE of Whitlands, Copse Acre, Common Mead etc., Jemima Maine to Robert and Joseph Jacobs. 2p., on paper, folio, wax seals. 1851. £10.00

  216. Street QUAKER MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE for Cyrus Ovens of Keynsham, Yeoman, and Mary Clark, of Street. Made at the Meeting at Street, twenty fourth day of the twelfth month, 1794. In manuscript on vellum, size 21"x16", folds, signed by the couple and 43 friends, including members of the Sturge, Fry and Metford families. Small waterstain " deep along 3" of bottom margin. 1794. £55.00

  217. Sweeting (Miss) CULBONE CHURCH Tinted lithograph, engraved surface 8" x 11", plus margins. A few foxing spots in margins, margins slightly trimmed and a bit grubby. Lithographed by A. Pocock, c1840. £38.00
    Shows church in middle distance with mother with two children nursing baby in foreground, high hill in background.


  218. Sweeting (Miss) THE OLD MANOR HOUSE AND CHURCH East Quantocks Head. The Seat of J.F. Luttrell Esq. Tinted lithograph, engraved surface 8" x 11", plus margins. A couple of foxing spots in one margin, two minor water-stains at extreme edge of paper. Lithographed by A. Pocock, c1840. £38.00
    An attractive view showing the house on a wooded rise with boats on the Channel in the background.


  219. 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

  220. Taunton Turnpike LEASE of Two Closes of Land near the Eastern Turnpike, Messrs. Blake, Stone & others to Richard Meade King & The Revd. Kinglake. 3p. folio, 5 small wax seals. 1853. £12.00

  221. Walcot Auction, Bath PARTICULARS OF BUILDING LAND, HOUSES & PROPERTY SITUATE AT WALCOT, BATH, To be Sold by Auction by Messrs. W.B. Bartrum & Son, At the City Auction Mart, Quiet Street, Bath on Tuesday, 26th July, 1892. Folio, coloured folding plan, folded, 4pp, few short tears where folded. 1892. £22.00
    Mainly concerns Hanover House and property in Hanover Street and Hanover Square. The memorandum is completed and for the purchase of lot 13, 1 & 3 Brunswick St.


  222. Wellow AUCTION POSTER. Mr John Bracher will offer for Sale by Public Auction, at the Red Post Inn, in the Parish of Wellow, Somerset, on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 1878.... Valuable property.... In one lot. viz:- All that Piece of Freehold Land called "No Man's Land".... Size approx. 30" x 20", neat repair to one tear to verso, couple of short tears, folds. Bath: 1878. £20.00

  223. Weston-super-Mare DENTAL PRACTICE RECORD BOOK of Wallace Taylor. Cash ledger, 8vo, half calf, 240p, recording name of patient, address, treatment, cost, from Feb. 1897 to Oct. 1902. With index... Together with.... Matching notebook, similarly bound, with his name and address at Dental Hospital of London, titled 'Materia Medica, Dec. 15th 1897', giving formulae for treatments, etc. 44p, plus many blanks. 2 vols. 1897-1902. £60.00
    Mr. Standen practised at Standen House, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare.


  224. Whereat (J), Public Library, Weston,Pub. WOODSPRING PRIORY Near Weston super Mare, which was founded for regular Canons of the order of St. Augustine.... Vignette view, with three lines of historical text below, engraved surface approx. 3" x 5", overall size 5" x 7", glued at corners onto beige paper mount. c1850. £7.00

  225. Widcomb House PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Classic Abode called Widcomb House, A singularly Eligible Freehold Property, Situate in the Immediate Vicinity of Bath, with its Little Park & Pleasure Grounds, Extensive Garden, Plantation Walks, Cascade and Waterfall; Prior Park and Its Demesne, the Leviathian of Bath, is in conjunction with it; Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Geo. Robins, at the Auction Mart, London, Thursday the 27th day of June, 1839. 6pp., folio, plus docket title. Finely printed with a great variety of type faces and with the gardens and house described in detail in highly poetic and hyperbolic prose. Loosely inserted are two fine lithographic views on a single sheet of thick paper, one showing the house and church from the road outside the entrance, the other showing the Cascade and pool with admiring figures. Each view measures approx. 6" x 9". There is also a loosely inserted lithographed plan, size 14" x 18", scale approx. 3" - 4 chains, showing the house, church, outbuildings orchard, ponds etc., Allens Road, roads to Prior Park, etc., with Reference Table. The edges of the printed pages have been very neatly reinforced by a conservator. 1839. £120.00
    According to the Auctioneer Prior Park has for many a long year claimed to be 'The Leviathan of Bath And yet in its proud altitude seems to envy the quiet, unpretending Scene Of Loveliness And Beauty Which adorns The Little Lion of the Great City.... The Ensemble is (En Verite) Unapproachable, Although limited to Sixteen Acres....'


  226. Williams Lewis, Pr. THE BATH HERALD North Wilts and Somerset Guardian. April 9, 1881. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp. Left-hand edge rather ragged. 1881. £9.00

  227. Yatton A TERRIER as well of all the Glebe lands Tenements, Orchards & Gardens belonging to the Rectory or Parsonage of Yatton and Kenne, As also of all the Glebe lands Orchards Gardens obligations profits emoluments & portions of Tythes belonging to the Vicarage thereof made by us whose names are hereunto subscribed the Third day of March Anno Domini 1635. 12 folio pages, folded, sewn at corner, listing tenants, acreage of lands held and location, with details of tithes paid for orchards, lambs, cows, 'hay silver' 'Cheate wheat' etc., e.g. 'Item the tythe of the Mills in Yatton and Kenn and also of Fishing fowling and other personall tythes do belong to the Vicar. Item due to the vicar for Pidgeon houses or dove houses four pence. For every house for Churching of Women four pence....' Copy made circa 1825, probably in connection with a dispute over tithes, with rough notes of lawyers' opinion etc. on verso of several pages. Some underlining in text. Copied c1825. £40.00

    Somerset Acts

  228. Charlton Adam & Charlton Mackrell AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Charlton Adam and Charlton Mackrell, in the County of Somerset. 20pp., last page loose. 1803. £17.00

  229. Edington and Moorlinch AN ACT for draining, dividing, and inclosing, certain Moors, Commons, or Waste Lands.... within the Hamlet of Edington, and Parish of Moorlinch, in the County of Somerset. 24pp. 1790. £17.00

  230. Elworthy Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Elworthy.... 16pp. 1829. £18.00

  231. Frome Selwood Gas AN ACT to incorporate the Frome Selwood Gas and Coke Company, and to make further provision for lighting with Gas the Town of Frome Selwood and certain Parishes and Places in the Neighbourhood thereof.... 18pp, stapled. 1866. £12.00

  232. Glastonbury AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, Inclosing, and Draining, certain Moors.... within the Parishes of Saint John and Saint Benedict, in Glastonbury.... 18pp., cover leaf spotty. 1778. £24.00

  233. Glastonbury to Bruton Railway AN ACT for enabling the Somerset Central Railway Company to construct a Railway from Glastonbury to near Bruton.... 7pp. 1856. £18.00

  234. King's Sedgmoor AN ACT for draining and dividing a certain Moor or Tract of Waste Land called King's Sedgmoor in the County of Somerset. Black Letter. Cover leaf and 28pp. 1791. £28.00

  235. Othery, Middlezoy, and Weston Zoyland Draining AN ACT for draining, flooding, and improving certain low Lands and Grounds within the several Parishes of Othery, Middlezoy, and Weston Zoyland.... 44pp. 1830. £24.00

  236. Shepton Mallet Waterworks AN ACT to enable the Shepton Mallet Waterworks Company to construct additional Works and to raise further Capital.... 8pp. 1876. £8.00

  237. Taunton Market Place AN ACT for enlarging the Market Place, and regulating the Market and Town of Taunton.... and for improving the said town; and for amending the present Act.... 10pp. 1817. £12.00

  238. Walcot Land AN ACT for vesting part of the Residuary Estate of Hannah Silcock, Widow, deceased, in Trustees upon Trust, to sell and dispose of the same, and to lay out the Money arising therefrom in the Purchase of other Hereditaments.... 11pp. 1815. £14.00
    Includes a 2pp schedule of the land and tenants involved in Walcot.


  239. Weston Zoyland & Middlezoy AN ACT for dividing and allotting Lands within the Parishes of Weston Zoyland and Middlezoy.... 22pp. 1830. £18.00

  240. Yeovil Improvements AN ACT for paving, lighting, watching, watering, cleansing, repairing, widening, and otherwise improving the Streets, Lanes, and other public Passages and Places within the Town of Yeovil.... and for regulating the Police thereof. 59pp. 1830. £16.00

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    Staffordshire


  241. Burton on Trent, Uttoxeter GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII S.E., size 12" x 14", plus margins, key. 1900. £22.00

  242. Consall and Woodhead PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable and Truly Important Freehold Estates of Consall and Woodhead..... The Manor of Consall, Well Stocked with Game; Fishery, beautiful Woods.... and Several Valuable Farms, Surrounding the Mansion of Consall Hall, partly bounded by the River Churnett and the Trent and Mersey Canal.... Added to the great many recommendations of this fine Property is the incalculable Value of the Minerals, about 1600 Acres, containing Five Ascertained Seams or Strata or Mines of superior Coal, Part already worked, but only for the use of the Estate, and the first Seam being only Sixteen Yards deep: and Veins of Iron-Stone, with Tram Roads Completed to the Canal & Turnpike Roads.... several Very cpital Lime Works, &c, most substantially and admirably constructed, Stone Quarries and Wharfs, The Rental and estimated Value of the Property is 4000 and Upwards Per Annum, exclusive of the Coals and Quarries... The Birmingham and Manchester Railroad passes near the Estate.... Which will be sold by Auction..... 28th October, 1843. 13pp., folio, including Schedule for Wetley Rocks (House, Blacksmith's Shop Stone Quarry etc.) Loosely inserted are three folding lithograph plans, the first 'Section of the Borings at Consall, wwith the propositions for further Proof, and the design for opening the Mine' showing the 'Top Water of the Caldon Canal', line of borings, proposed shafts, etc., by Brooke R. Smith, Agent; The Consall Estate; The Woodhead Colliery Estate. Also inserted is a page of rough notes of the Auctioneer. Some stab holes down left margin, where particulars presumably bound with others. Paper chipped at corners of a few pages, two small feint waterstains on first page. 1843. £180.00
    As well Consall Hall, 'Inexhaustible Mines and Strata of Coal.... A Vein of Iron-Stone, Six Capital and Superior Lime Kilns.... The Railway' there were various farms, a Mansion etc. 'Lot 3. The Woodhead Colliery Estate.... Comprises An Important Railway, with Colliery, Engine, Numerous Erections, Lime Wharf, Brick Ground, A Farm & Fine Meadow Lands....'


  243. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF STAFFORD Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 17" x 19", trimmed to margins, some light marking to edges, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with calligraphic oval manuscript label on top. Overall darkening of paper. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £25.00

  244. Stafford and Market Drayton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet 139. Size 13" x 19", plus wide margins. Revised 1898. Embossed stamp 1903. £17.00
    Covers Newport, Stone, Church Eaton.


  245. Walker (J) & (C) STAFFORDSHIRE Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. Brown stain in 3" of bottom margin, just reaching inside border. 1841. £18.00
    Staffordshire Acts
  246. Wolverhampton AN ACT impowering the Committee or Committees for the Time being of the Estate of John Newport, Esquire, a Lunatick, to make Leases of his Estates during his Lunacy. 7pp., plus docket title leaf. 1777. £22.00
    The custodian of Newport's estate was the Earl of Bath, who was to let the lands near Wolverhampton to 'encourage Persons to build Houses, Workshops, and Warehouses thereupon'.... in view of the 'Want of Houses and Buildings for the Reception and Conveniency of the Merchants and Artificers....'


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    Suffolk


  247. Faden (Wm), Pr. THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Reduced from the Large, Map in Six Sheets, Surveyed by Joseph Hodskinson, & planned from a Scale of Half an Inch to One Mile. Printed form Willm. Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, Jany. 1st, 1787. Fully hand-coloured map, scale half an inch to one mile, size 23" x 30", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo. Faden label and label of John Beck, Book & Stationery Repository on verso. With coloured border, Explanation. Hundreds shown in different coloured outline, woodland coloured, shows churches with small church in elevation, 'Seats or noted Houses', inclosed and open roads. Some slight browning down section edges through title, and at edges of one or two sections, small holes in linen where folds meet. 1787. £270.00

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    Surrey


  248. Bagshot Heath PENCIL DRAWING Size 7" x 10", on card, plus margin, showing rough land with ponds, four large trees, a farm cart with three horses in middle distance. Titled in margin 'On Bagshot Heath'. A few very small foxing spots, mainly in left margin. c1850. £45.00
    A fine drawing with good detail.


  249. Haslemere ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 301, Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 19", linen-backed, folding into marbled wraps, two small holes in linen at folds. c1880. £12.00
    Covers Headley, Ewhurst.


  250. Rotherhithe BILL OF SALE of the three-masted Ship 'Ariel', Christian Splidt of Stratford Green, to Thomas Dicey of Rotherhithe, Shipowner. Contemporary copy on 3p folio, in a neat hand, folded, outer sheet with docket title, some light browning at folds and corners. Includes detailed description of the ship with measurements, age, place built, etc. 1810. £30.00

  251. Thornton Heath LEASE of land in the Canterbury Road with tenement and public house known as the Duke of York. 15pp., 4to, on vellum, sewn at edges, last page being a fully coloured manuscript plan of the premises, scale 20ft = 1". Noakes and Co. to John Langford. 1909. £18.00

    Surrey Acts

  252. Richmond AN ACT for vesting in His Majesty certain Hereditaments at Richmond, belonging to Catharine Viscountess Fitzwilliam, and held by Lease from the Crown. 10pp., plus cover leaf. 1772. £15.00

  253. Richmond AN ACT for enabling Their Majesties to enfranchise Copyhold Lands holden of the manor of Richmond.... and for enabling His Majesty to shut up a Lane leading from Richimond Green to the River Thames.... 6pp., plus cover leaf. Attractive initial letter with classical building. 1772. £15.00

  254. Southwark AN ACT to extinguish the Right of Common upon an Acre of Ground called White Lyon, or Hangman's Acre, in St. George's Fields.... 2pp., plus cover leaf. 1772. £10.00

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    Sussex


  255. 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

  256. Arundel SALE BY AUCTION of 1,000 Consolidated Ordinary Stock of The Arundel Gas Company, 3rd July, 1900. 13pp, sm. 4to. 1900. £12.00

  257. 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. £8.00

  258. Brightling, Whatlington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XLIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1891. £30.00

  259. Herstmonceaux Park, Hellingly ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. 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

  260. Lewes ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LIV. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Area around Lewes colour-washed in different shades to show 5 different soils, key in margin. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1890. £30.00

  261. Loader (George), Surveyor PLAN OF THE LIBERTIES OF THE CITY OF CHICHESTER from an Actual Survey taken April 1812, by George Loader, Surveyor. Engraved by Neele. Fully hand-coloured engraved plan on thick paper, size 15" x 11", plus margins. 3 folds. 1812 or just later. £35.00
    'Plate IIp.XI' in top right above border.


  262. Newick, Uckfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XL. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1895. £30.00

    Sussex Acts

  263. Brighton AN ACT to authorize the Sale of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and the Grounds thereof; and to apply the Money arising from such Sale. 4pp. 1849. £15.00

  264. River Ouse A BILL to Alter, Amend, and Enlarge the Powers of an Act..... for improving the Navigationof the River Ouse between Newhaven Bridge and Lewes Bridge, and for the btter draining of the Low Lands lying in Lewes and Laughton Levels. 7pp., docket title. 1800. £222.00

  265. River Ouse AN ACT for Improving, Continuing, and Extending the Navigation of the River Ouse, from Lewes Bridge, at the Town of Lewes, to Hammer Bridge.... and also of a Branch of the said River to Shortbridge.... 45pp. 1790. £55.00
    With the inscription in ink 'Sheffield' under docket title, and there are some manuscript notes in the same hand on one page, relative to the paragraph on malicious damage. Lord Sheffield was the chief promoter of the scheme.


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    Warwickshire


  266. Birmingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Pneumatic or Fresh Air Grate, Pronounced by Dr. Ure.... a most ingenious Invention of modern times, and which, when made Public must be a Source of Great Income.... There is a Compact manufactory in the best part of the Town of Birmingham completed, covering a space of 1200 square feet.... It will be Sold by Auction..... July 6th, 1843.... Principals may see the Stoves in daily operation at 148 Regent Street..... 3pp., folio, docket title on verso of last leaf. Loosely inserted is lithographed 'Plan & Elevation of the Stove Grate Manufactory, Birmingham....' showing laout of the factory on ground and upper floors, nearby streets, and a fine elevation of the factory 'from Mill Street', size 17" x 14". 1843. £90.00

  267. Burton Dassett, Kineton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LIII.S.W., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1898. £22.00

  268. Hill TO THE PARISHIONERS OF ST. JAMES'S, HILL Printed letter from the Minister, Montagu Webster, to the Parishioners on the occasion of the Rev. Richard's appointment as curate. 1pp, 4to, some foxing, adjoining leaf with address panel. 1882. £12.00

  269. Nuneaton, Shilton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXIII.S.W, size 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key. New Edition 1886, O.S. blindstamp 1901. £22.00

  270. Walker (J) & (C) WARWICKSHIRE. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. 1842. £24.00

  271. Warwickshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Set of maps, scale 1" to 1 mile, covering the whole county and parts of Northamptonshire, Worcestershire, etc. The area of Warwickshire is fully hand-coloured. Includes Sheets 62, 63, 43 S.E. Set comprises: West, size 49" x 28"; North, size 13" x 29"; East, size 37" x 29"; South East, size 12" x 16". All sheets with borders on all sides, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled endpapers, inserted in 8vo cloth covered slip case. Small red seal in margin of one sheet, some red splash marks on slipcase. Embossed O.S. Stamps in margin with dates 1867-8. £95.00

    Warwickshire Acts

  272. Birmingham AN ACT for building Two new Chapels, and providing Burial Places thereto, within the Town of Birmingham.... 24pp. plus cover leaf. 1772. £16.00

  273. Temple Balsall AN ACT for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioers for the Hospital of Lady Katherine Leveson at Temple Balsall.... 6pp. 1861. £10.00

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    Wiltshire


  274. All Cannings PROBATE of the will of Charles Hitchcock of Allcannings Farm. 4 large vellum sheets, with smaller printed certificate attached, papered seal, some browning, stain on out part where titled. 1845. £16.00
    Refers to erection of his memorial tablet in the church at Urchfont, his property at Market Lavington, houses at Bishops Cannings etc.


  275. Calne THE WILTSHIRE SOCIETY April Election, 1884. Card soliciting votes for Walter Young, aged 15, sone of Charles Young of Hazeland Farm, who died in August 1883, leaving a widow and 8 children. 1884. £5.00

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

  277. East & West Harnham RELEASE of the Farmhouse of Saint Nicholas, near New Sarum, Charles Ventris Field to The Lord Bishop of Salisbury, Wm. Boucher & others. Single vellum sheet, 22" x 31", wax seal. 1st September 1804. £12.00

  278. Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT of the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation. 3pp, folio, comprising report by the Chairman J.W.D. Dundas, report of the Clerk regarding shares, Account of Income and Expenditure of the Company (expenditure includes repairs of locks, surveying and mapping, ice breaking, lock-keepers salaries etc.) Folded and sent through he post with address on verso and Marlborough postmark. 17th July, 1838. £50.00

  279. Littlecote Estate POSTER. November, 1861. To be Sold by Tender about 55 Acres of Capital Underwood, growing on the Littlecote Estate.... Size approx. 17" x 11", printed on one side only. W. Franklin, Printer, &c. Hungerford. 1861. £18.00
    Lists the woods concerned in Ramsbury and Hungerford.


  280. Lucas (George Cobley) PLAN OF THE CITY OF SALISBURY. With the Boundaries of the Borough., As laid down by the reform Act. Engraved plan, size appox. 28" x 25", plus margins, mounted on linen, early varnish now lightly browned, tape to left hand margin, some marginal tears, and one small portion torn away, not affecting engraved surface, some light creasing. With a table of References, Extract from The Boundary Act, and an Explanation. 1833. £75.00
    Very Scarce. A detailed map showing buildings, names of roads and main buildings, etc.


  281. Marlborough Highway District GENERAL STATEMENTS OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE On Account of the Highways of each Parish.... For Year Ending 31st December, 1871. Single folio sheet printed on one side only. Listing parishes, receipts, expenditures and balances in tabular form. Jan. 27th, 1872. £14.00

  282. Marlborough Highway District GENERAL STATEMENTS OF THE RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE.... For Year Ending 31st December, 1874. Single folio sheet printed on both sides. Listing parishes, receipts, expenditures and balances. Jan. 23rd, 1875. £14.00

  283. Marlborough, Parish of St Mary the Virgin THE LIST OF BURGESSES Single sheet 24" x 13", printed on one side only, listing 230 Burgesses, in columns with Name, Nature of Property Rated, Street or Lane etc. Folded, with 2 small tears in margins at folds. Emberlin, Pr., Marlborough, Sept. 1869. £15.00

  284. Marlborough, Parish of St Mary the Virgin THE LIST OF BURGESSES Single sheet 20" x 13", printed on one side only, listing 230 Burgesses, in columns with Name, Nature of Property Rated, Street or Lane etc. Folded, with 2 small tears in margins at folds. Emberlin, Pr., Marlborough, Sept. 1855. £15.00

  285. Melksham, Amesbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP, INDEX TO THE TITHE SURVEY Engraved map, size 24" x 30", plus margins, scale 1 mile to 1", Sheet No. XIV. Hand coloured in parishes, some areas shaded blue, names of main villages within each red boundary blocked in pink. Border all round. Some relevant notes in pencil concerning boundaries written in pencil in margins. Linen-backed, folding to 4to, with key map and label. c1850. £40.00

  286. Pigot & Co. WILTSHIRE Engraved map, coloured in outline, size 9" x 14", plus margins, 2 folds, vignette of Salisbury Cathedral, Reference to the Hundreds, inset of outlying parts of county. A few minor edge tears. c1850. £28.00

  287. Poulshot, etc. THE REMAINING OUTLYING PORTIONS of the Wiltshire Estates of the Right Honble. Walter Long, M.P., in the Parishes of Poulshot, Potterne, Seend, Hilperton, Semington, Great Hinton, Melksham, Steeple Ashton and North Bradley. For Sale by Auction.... 17th May, 1911. 54pp., 4to. With Summary, numerous small photographs. Four hand coloured folding plans in pocket, lacks plan 5 (Lots 41 - 98). Prices realised added in pencil. 1911. £30.00

  288. Rodbourne Cheney Manor Farm PARTICULARS OF THE SALE Of a Valuable Freehold Estate called Rodbourne Cheney Manor Farm.... about 232 Acres.... with Manor House, Farm Buildings, &c. &c. By Mr Hillier at the Goddard Arms Inn, Swindon, On Wednesday (this crossed through with 'Monday') 26th October, 1868. Folio, folded, 3pp, schedules, docket title, partly split at folds. 1868. £15.00

  289. Rolleston Estate, Swindon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. Of Valuable Freehold Ground Rents, amounting to 1,085 6s. 4d. per annum, very amply secured on Shops and Dwelling Houses situate in the best letting positions in the thriving town of New Swindon.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Bishop & Pritchett at their Sale Room, Regent Circus, Swindon, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, September 25th, 26th and 27th, 1899. Folio, coloured folding plan, 17pp, original wraps, wraps loose. 1899. £35.00
    Gives tables listing 298 properties, names of Lessees, type of property, etc.


  290. Simpson (G) Pr. DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 28, 1837. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1837. £15.00
    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.


  291. Simpson (G) Pr. DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Sept. 21, 1837. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1837. £15.00
    Includes notices from Malmesbury, Wootton Bassett and other Unions for Tenders for provisions for Workhouses, full page report of North Wilts. Conservative Dinner.


  292. Tottenham Park Association FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY, AND FOR THE PROSECUTION OF FELONS AND OTHER OFFENDERS, Extending over the Parishes of Burbage, Collingbourn Kingston, Collingbourn Ducis, Great Bedwin, Little Bedwin, Shalbourn, Easton, Preshute and Mildenhall, and over Savernake Forest and Park.... The Following REWARDS Are allowed by this Association to any Person or Persons, not Members, giving Information of, and apprehending, any Offender or Offenders.... Murder, Highway, or Footpad Robbery, Burglary, or Housebreaking, 20. 0s 0d.... Marlborough: May 23rd, 1826. £45.00
    Lists 5 categories of crime from Murder to stealing turnips, with reward tabulated in a column on right. The last paragraph refers to 'Gipsies or Other Vagrants', and allots five shillings reward to anyone who shall 'Remove any Camp or Company of Gipsies out of the said Parishes....'


  293. Westbury Borough REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WESTBURY. 2pp, with a folding Plan, by Robt. K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

  294. Westbury RELEASE of cottages at Diltons Marsh in Westbury, Paul Wheeler, husbandman, to Evan Vaughan, of Frome Selwood, Somerset, Gentleman. Velllum, 25" x 30", vellum rather browned, wax seals. 1783. £16.00

    Wiltshire Acts

  295. Ablington and North Tidworth AN ACT for exchanging a Fee Simple Estate belonging to Edward Dyke Poore situate at Ablington.... for an Estate devised by the Will of the late Edward Poore Esquire situate at North Tidworth.... 20pp., including 8p of schedules. 1830. £14.00

  296. Chippenham AN ACT for Repairing the Road leading from Studley Bridge through Chippenham.... to the top of Toghill.... 15pp, plus cover leaf. Slight darkening of paper. 1727. £12.00

  297. Devizes Roads AN ACT for repairing and improving several Roads leading into and from Devizes.... 14pp. 1820. £11.00

  298. Fish Preservation AN ACT to amend Two Acts.... for the Preservation of Salmon and other Fish in the Rivers within the Counties of Southampton and Wiltshire. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 4pp. 1797. £14.00

  299. Lyde Way Turnpike AN ACT to continue and amend Three Acts.... for repairing the Road from the Turnpike Road at Weyhill in the County of Southampton, to the Turnpike Road at Lyde Way, in the County of Wiltshire 22pp. 1820. £15.00

  300. Malmesbury Turnpike AN ACT for more effectually repairing and improving several Districtsa of Malmesbury Turnpike Roads and other Roads connected therewith.... 62pp., including 3p schedule. 1820. £17.00

  301. Melksham Improvements AN ACT for paving and improving the Footways, and for cleansing, lighting, and watching the Streets and other Public Passages and Places in the Town of Melksham.... 34pp. 1816. £12.00

  302. Salisbury Improvements AN ACT for the better repairing and paving the Highways, Streets, and Water-courses within the City of New Sarum, and for enlightning the Streets, Lanes, and Passages, and better regulating the Nightly Watch.... Black Letter. 16pp. 1727. £16.00

  303. Salisbury Road AN ACT for continuing the Term, and enlarging the Powers, of Two Acts, passed in the Second and Fifth Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from Mullen's Pond, in the County of Southampton, to the Eighteen Mile Stone from the City of Salisbury, and several other Roads.... 6pp. 1804. £12.00

  304. South Newton AN ACT for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Susannah Harriott Eyre.... in Trustees, to be sold.... 20pp., including schedule of lands in Chilhampton. 1806. £16.00

  305. Sutton Mandeville AN ACT for confirming and establishing a Division and Inclosure of the Common Fields, Common Downs and Wastes in the Parish of Sutton Mandeville. 11pp. 1814. £16.00

  306. Trowbridge Improvements AN ACT for paving the Footways, and for cleansing, lighting, and regulating, the Streets, Lanes, and other publick Passages and Places, within the Town of Trowbridge.... 28pp. 1799. £14.00

  307. Warminster Roads AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by and Act.... intituled, An Act for repairing the several Roads leading from the Town of Warminster in the County of Wiltshire. Black Letter, 4pp. plus cover leaf, some light water-stains. 1742. £15.00

  308. West Lavington, Devizes, Seend Roads AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from West-Lavington to the Devizes, and from Devizes to Seend.... Black Letter. Cover leaf + 21pp. 1750. £16.00

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    Worcestershire


  309. Herbert (R.C), Worcester, Surveyor PLAN OF AN ESTATE IN THE PARISH OF BROCKOMIN in the Parish of Leigh in the County of Worcester, belonging to John Onley, Esq. 1840. Manuscript map in ink and a small amount of colour, scale 5 chains to an inch, size 23" x 29", linen backed. Table of Reference listing 32 parcels (including building). Shows main part of land with buildings, and four detached pieces. Left hand edge dusty. 1840. £100.00

  310. Worcestershire SUMMER ASSIZES, JULY 23, 1840. Names of Jurors. 48 names, with address and occupation, printed on vellum 11" x 4", vellum slightly foxed. 1840. £12.00

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    Yorkshire


  311. Bradfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet 287. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Fully hand-coloured. Published 1855. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1872. £45.00
    Covers Bradfield Dale, Ughill, Dale Dike Reservoir, Broomhead Park.


  312. Doncaster GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXXXVII S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. Top right corner torn away about half an inch along. Embossed stamp 1878. £22.00
    Covers Doncaster, Conisborough, Rossington.


  313. Doncaster MANSION AND ESTATE near Doncaster, to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Tilbury at the House of Mr. Auckland, The Red Lion Inn, Saturday, September the 21st, 1833, all that Beautiful Modern Mansion, called Park Lane House with the Vauable Estate thereto Adjoining. 2pp., sm. folio, blank adjoining leaf. Attractively printed, with description of the Mansion and 5 Lots. 1833. £30.00

  314. Goodwill & Lawson, Pub. A MAP OF THE COUNTRY 20 MILES AROUND SCARBOROUGH Engraved map size 14" x 11", some outline colour, scale 1" = 3 miles. Vignette view of Scarborough top right. Map lightly browned throughout. Folding into cloth boards 4" square, label, cloth discoloured. c1845. £15.00

  315. Grewelthorpe, Kirkby Malzeard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", composite map of 4 quarter sheets, linen-backed, dated 1900, over-printed in colours with title 'In Parliament, Harrogate Waterworks Tramroad, Session 1904, Plan Shewing Proposed Telephonic Mains on Roads, Highways, Lands, and Properties in the West Riding of the County of York.' Marked with line of existing Tramroad, proposed Telephonic Main. 1904. £25.00

  316. Houghton Magna, Clayton, Darfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 275. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 36", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins, portion torn from bottom at left corner, affecting a strip approx. 9" x 2", with loss of a small portion of the map itself. 1875. £25.00

  317. Knaresbrough YOU ARE HEREBY REQUIRED PERSONALLY TO APPEAR AT THE COURT LEET with the Court Baron, of our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria, to be held for Her Borough of Knaresbrough.... 184-.... Richard Simpson, Bailiff.... Notice printed on one side only in large type-face, on verso and at the top of the printed side are notes and a draft Solicitor's letter, 1842, regarding the will of Mrs Mary Wayre, of York. 1842. £18.00
    The Queen was presumably Lord of the Manor.


  318. Langsett GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 281. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 36", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. c1870. £45.00

  319. Leven PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Valuable Mill Land and House Property to be Sold by Auction by David Nutchey.... February 10th, 1873. Folio, 3pp., folded, completed memorandum. 1873. £16.00
    Includes 'Brick Tower Wind Mill... There is a good Business to the Mill... working two pair of French and one pair of Grey Stones....'


  320. Marsden, Slaithwaite ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 259. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1886. £30.00
    Covers Redbrook Reservoir, Castleshaw Moor, Deanhead Reservoir, Bradley Brook.


  321. Pately Bridge, Bolton Bridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Quarter sheet with borders all round, size 13" x 18", folded, a few splits at central fold repaired on verso. c1880. £9.00
    '92 N.E' in pencil on verso.


  322. Settle, Malham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Quarter sheet with borders all round, size 13" x 18", folded, a few split at central fold repaired on verso, some slight browning at fold. c1880. £9.00
    '92 N.W' in pencil on verso.


  323. Tankersley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No 282. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 35", plus margins, fully hand-coloured. 1873. £30.00

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    Scotland


  324. Allan (Robert), Pr. CALEDONIAN MERCURY No. 11,368. July 3, 1794. Newspaper, 4pp. Some slight rubbing at one fold, a few spots. 1794. £14.00
    Contains notice from Post Office about dispatch of mail bags from a long list of places, notice of Bounty of 3 guineas for volunteers for Navy, etc.


  325. Cupar, Fife WRIGHT'S STOCK, SAWMILL UTENSILS, FURNITURE &c, For Sale.... the WHole Stock in Trade, and Household Furniture, which belonged to Alexander Blyth, Wright in Cupar.... a Quantity of Cut Wood, Window Frames, Door, Three Coup Carts, Locks and Keys..... immediately thereafter there will be Sold at Cupar Mills the Whole Stock and Effects at the Saw-Mill there.... consisting of Four Circular Saws, two Cross-cut Saws.... Poster, size 14" x 9". 1840. £20.00

  326. Dunlop, Ayrshire DISPLENISHING SALE OF HORSES, HARNESS Traps, Furniture &c. Poster, listing named horses with Dam and Sire, carts, etc. For sale by Auction at Springfield, Dunlop. 1903. £14.00

  327. Edinburgh Friendly Society RECEIPT to William Lillie Cordiner for one pound fourteen shillings for a quarter's rent of the principal Sum of one hundred and thirty six pounds in a Bond granted by G. Thorens as Cashier and Factor to the Friendly Contributers, Heritors of Edinburgh, for the Insurance of Houses. Printed with MS inserts, size 6" x 8". 1727. £15.00

  328. Edinburgh Friendly Society RECEIPT for money received by Robert Mcfarlane, Cashier to the Edinburgh Friendly Insurance against Losses by Fire, issued to the Representatives of William Lillie Cordiner. Printed with MS inserts, with attractive small woodcut of clasped hands. Size 7" x 8", signed by Cashier and Secretary. 1762. £16.00

  329. Middleby, Dumfreisshire PRINTED NOTICE. Eligible Farm. To be Let.... The Farm of Crowdieknow, In the Parish of Middleby, & District of Annandale.... 14th February 1850. Size approx. 11" x 9", printed on one side only. 1850. £14.00

  330. Musselburgh, Midlothian REPORT ON THE BURGH OF MUSSELBURGH. Folio, folding engraved plan coloured in outline, plan size approx. 13" x 19", including margins, with a sheet of text printed on one side only. (183-) £18.00

  331. Portobello, Edinburghshire REPORT ON THE BURGH OF EDINBURGHSHIRE. Folio, folding engraved plan coloured in outline, with a sheet of text printed on one side only. (1832) £18.00

  332. Salmon fishing OBLIGATION of John Burnett to Patrick Anderson of Bourly. Acknowledges that he has bought from Anderson 'all the Salmon that shall be caught on your two half netts on the reach(?) of Dee.... the fish to be delivered me in good order & condition & from day to day as caught at my boiling house in Aberdeen, for which I oblidge myself to pay you on demand after delivery One penny three farthings per pound Amsterdam weight....' 20 lines in MS on sm. folio sheet, signed by Burnett, docket titled on verso. Aberdeen, 22nd February 1760. £30.00
    There was a stipulation that if the said fishing produced more than 7,200 pound weight he was not bound to take the excess.


  333. Stockland (John) SCOTLAND From the Latest Surveys. London, Published by John Stockdale, Picadilly, 31st January 1806. Engraved by S.J. Neele. Finely engraved map covering the whole of Scotland, including the Orkney Islands, part of Northern England as far south as Crossthwaite and Bishop Auckland, and part of Northern Ireland. Dissected and mounted on linen, in two large sheets, each sheet size 48" x 81", edges bound with tape, folding into marbled wraps, 4to. Scale approx. 1" = 3 miles. Scale bars for English and Scotch miles and French leagues, large compass rose. High ground shown by hachures. 1806. £340.00
    A detailed map, naming even very small settlements.


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    Wales


  334. Carnarvon ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold and Historic Finely Panelled Tudor Mansion known as Gwydyr Castle.... including the World-Renowned Garden.... Beautiful Park and Meadows.... Ward Price & Co. have been honoured with instructions to Sell by Auction.... Monday 23rd May, 1921. 20pp, 4to, glossy paper, printed boards with photograph, cloth spine. Seven full-page photographs and folding coloured plan. First few pages slightly darkened at edges. 1921. £45.00

  335. Conway GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XLVI.N.W., size approx. 13" x 18", plus margins, key in sea area. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1897. £20.00
    Covers Puffin Island, Red Wharf Bay, Llandudno. Much of map is sea area.


  336. Denbigh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 95,107. Scale 1" to one mile, folding into red cloth wraps. 1901. £7.00

  337. Haverfordwest LLEWELLIN'S Churns. Leaflet, 4p., 8vo, illustrating 3 churns and a butter-worker, with details and prices. A few rust marks at top of first page. c1890. £8.00

  338. Llanfyllin, Montgomery TABLE OF RENTS and Tallages, To be Taken in the Market, From the 8th of March, 1887. Poster, size 23" x 15", lists rates for different types of Stall, ground used for selling Plants, trees, besoms etc. Two small repaired tears. 1887. £15.00

  339. Murray & Rees, Prs., Swansea THE CAMBRIAN or General Weekly Advertiser for the Principality of Wales. Jan. 8th, 1831. 4pp. Slightly ragged down left hand edge. 1831 £12.00
    Contains notices of enclosures and Kidwelly and Pembrey, with long list of lands, with 'Encroachers' names, on Pembrey Mountain, Craig Chapel Mountain etc.


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    General


  340. Admiralty HANDBOOK OF MINES, BUOYS &c That May be Found Afloat at Sea. For Official Use Only. 20 pages of photographs of mines, charges etc., with brief descriptions. Folio, wraps, traces of vertical fold. 1917. £35.00

  341. Barker (J), Pr. THE LONDON EVENING-POST Thursday 22 September 1796. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Attractive masthead with dragons. Small hole rubbed in paper in top margin. 1796. £15.00

  342. Berkshire, Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 285. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19". Borders all round, trimmed to margins, linen-backed, folding into marbled endpapers. Some browning of linen at sections. c1870. £14.00
    Covers Aldershot, Guildford.


  343. Birdwatching in Somerset, Scillies, Avon Gorge MANUSCRIPT OF A BOOK ON BIRDS Typed on 156p 4to, in 7 chapters, each chapter held with a clip. Precis of subject matter of each chapter as heading. The book does not appear to have been finished. n.d. probably early 1950's. £45.00
    The author describes himself as 'from a West Country family whose old roots run deep in a certain corner of .... Somerset'. One of the chapters is based on a valley near the Mendips, another at Blagdon Lake, one on the Avon Gorge. There is also a chapter of 22p on his experiences watching birds in the Isles of Scilly, with a brief history of the islands, description of a day on Annet, a visit to Meledgen, and to Green Island 'it took us over an hour sailing backwards and forwards between St. Mary's and Tresco.... After fixing a time to be fetched, I was soon among the breeding colony. The top of the island was a sight to behold for in a space not much bigger than twice the size of a large room were packed in twos and threes hundreds of eggs of every kind of variation of tern colouring.... I picked my way along the outside rim of the patch, in the middle of which I was interested to see a clutch of oyster catcher's eggs.... this effectively disposed of the report that a pair of sandwich terns were breeding with the common that year'


  344. Britton (John) LETTER. To the Revd. H.J. Ellicombe (sic. Ellacombe). "Sending the concluding No of Exeter Cathl...." "will find that the Clergy of the Cathl have not gained themselves much credit by their conduct towards yrs very truly." ALS 1p. 8vo. 2 May 1827. £25.00
    John Britton (1771-1857) was the well known topographer and author of several works. Amongst other works Ellacombe wrote a study on the Bells of Devon.


  345. Brodie (W.B), Pub. THE SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER JOURNAL And General Advertiser of Wilts, Dorset, and Somerset. Monday May 31st, 1813. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Red tax stamp. 1813. £16.00
    Contains many notices for auction sales, situations vacant, warning about desruction of young salmon on Stour and Avon near Christchurch, Sale of Naval Oak in New Forest, etc.


  346. Buckingham and Bedford GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XLVI.N.W., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1901. £22.00

  347. Churchwarden's account THE ACCOUMPTS OF HENRY PETOE AND RICHARD CAPLYN CHURCHWARDENS for the yeare 1692.... Neatly written manuscript on two pages of a folded sheet, folded to size 16" x 6". Includes sums of relief paid to people (not named) 'in distress', 'in extremity'; 'by pass' 'to one that had lost the use of his hands in the warre', 'to the Ringers when the King went to Portmouth'(?), 'to the masons for drink when they made out the lyme', 'for washing the Table cloth and surplus', 'to Richard Ffrancis that he layd out when he was Cunstable', sums for repairs on church porch, bricks, stones, binding a book, bell-ropes, etc. 53 items listed, total at end. Some minor wear at part of fold, without loss of text. 1692. £45.00
    There is no mention of any place. It is possibly from Somerset, Taunton area.


  348. Cunard PASSENGER LIST R.M.S. 'Mauretania'. Sailing from Southampton to New York. 32pp., sm. 8vo, wraps, folding map. Staples rusty. 24th August 1929. £14.00
    Contains other information such as 'Record Passages' as well as list of passengers.


  349. Devon and Somerset ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of the Trustees of Pyncombe Charity of Members of the Carew Family to Manors and Estates in Devon and Somerset. 127p, folio, printed in cursive script, tied at corner with green tape. 1836. £65.00
    Refers to indentures. Concerns Manor of High Bickington, Breadbridge and Riddlecombe, Ringash; and lists many properties including Great Partridge Hall, Willsbear Barton, Collyland, houses in Chumleigh, lands in Ashpreigny including tenements of Hole, Dobbs, Shelly's etc, properties at Withypool and Dunster in Somerset.


  350. Dirigibles LE PETIT JOURNAL Quotidien. Jeudi, 11 janvier, 1872. Newspaper, 4pp., containing letter from Charles Letouze claiming that the Ministre de la Guerre should support his aeronautical experiments rather that the 'aerostat' of M. Haulein, and referring to the use of balloons during the siege of Paris and the Commune. Sets out 7 technical features which any new machine should have. Folded, poor quality paper with two repaired tears.... together with.... Article on 'Navigation aerienne' taken from 'La Lecture en Famille', 1877, by Charles Boissay. 27pp, large 8vo, disbound. 2 items. Paris, 1872, and 1877. £25.00
    Recounts his efforts with balloons in the seige of Paris 'je me suis occupe, avec M. Wodon, de fabriquer des ballons dirigeables, en vue de diminuer les maux et les tristesses de l'investissement....'


  351. Dorset and Hampshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP, INDEX TO THE TITHE SURVEY Engraved map, size 24" x 30", plus margins, scale 1 mile to 1", Sheet No. XV. Outline colour of parishes, some areas shaded blue, names of main villages within each red boundary blocked in pink. Border all round. Linen-backed, folding to 4to, with key map and label. O.S. blindstamp 1858. £40.00

  352. Dorset and Somerset GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. XVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31", hand-coloured, key in margins, dissected and mounted on linen and folding into home-made stiff card boards. Two small repairs to tears in margin, tape discoloured. Published 1875, this edition later, c1900. £65.00

  353. Dorset and Wiltshire PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Valuable Freehold Farm, with the Manors and Woods of Tollard Royal and Tollard Farnham.... also the Reversion in Fee of Sundry Lifehold Estates within the Manors of Donhead and Tisbury.... which will be preemptorily Sold by Auction by Messrs. Bassett and Co. at the Red Lion Inn, Shaftesbury.... 20th October, 1819. 15pp., last leaf with docket title browned and ragged at spine. 1819. £50.00
    With detailed schedules giving names of tenants, date of lease, quit rents and heriots, and names of lives with ages.


  354. Gloucestershire and Worcestershire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 29", linen-backed, folding into cloth covered slip case with morocco label, corner of label chipped, cloth faded. Some minor very light discoloration in parts of map. c1850. £35.00
    Covers Cheltenham, Evesham, Shipston.


  355. Grand Union Canal AUTOGRAPH LETTER signed by R.C. Sale, Clerk to the Company, 5th Feb. 1817, to Mr. F.P. Clarke, Wilton Place, Daventry, referring to various matters he would like settled as to the provision of a bridges, a bridle road, and the amount of damages to be be paid to 'the Lands adjoining the Canal which have been excavated under the powers of the Act and not illegally....' 3p, 4to, sent from the Grand Union Canal Office, Norfolk St., Strand, integral address panel with postmark on verso. 1817. £34.00
    Mr Sale had asked for 'two Carriage Bridges'.


  356. Grant & Lang, Ltd. GUNS Leaflet, 4p. 4to, listing prices for different types of shotgun, with three illustrations. Information on their shooting ground etc. on last page.... together with.... Harrison and Hussey Ltd., Leaflet, 4p., 4to, illustrating guns and equipment for trap shooting, with prices. Printed in brown, slightly grubby, traces of folds. 1931. £16.00

  357. Hereford and Radnor PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Very Eligible Estates.... comprising the Mansion House called Dulas Court and about 333 Acres of Meadow, Pasture, Arable, Orchard and Wood Land.... which will be sold by Auction.... 2nd day of September 1857.... 10pp., folio, folded, some small chips in paper at edge of fold in right hand margin. 1857. £20.00

  358. Metz PENCIL DRAWING Good quality, very detailed sketch in soft pencil showing close up view of ruins of an abbey, with a tower behind, small cottage has been built against the ruins. Titled 'At Metz". On thick 'Bristol' paper, size 11" x 9". One or two minor foxing spots in sky area. c1825. £20.00
    The drawing covers almost the whole paper.


  359. Newfoundland, Canada LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage, tenement, Plantation or Fishing Rooms known as Fancy Point lying on the South Side of the Harbour of St. Johns in the Island of Newfoundland, Mary Yeabsley Row to William Bickford Row, Merchant, and William Prowse, Maltster, of Torquay. Vellum, 13" x 21", small wax seal. 1821. £22.00
    The occupier was Thomas Coales.


  360. Philips' ROAD, RAIL & WATER TRANSPORT MAP of England and Wales. Large coloured map, linen backed, folding into 4to cloth boards, lacking ties, marbled endpapers, scale 10 miles to 1". c1930. £18.00
    Shows new railway groups.


  361. Railways RAILWAY MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Entered Sta. Hall November 1874. Lithographed map, railways hand-coloured. List of Plans for Session 1874-5 pasted under title, listing 27 Railways. Size approx. 58" x 60". Scale one inch equals six statute miles. Linen-backed, folding into very worn morocco wraps, manuscript title 'Session 1875'. Some railways which have not been printed have been added neatly in red ink, with title, such as the Camelford Launceston railway. Surface grubby, some ink splash marks, 8" tear in linen along one fold. Obviously a working copy. 1874. £50.00

  362. Royal Mail Lines LIST OF PASSENGERS R.M.S. 'Alcantara'. 9pp., sm. 8vo., coloured wraps with picture of ship. Ink inscription on title, 1955. £8.00

  363. Sebah (P) (Photographer) PHOTOGRAPH OF A MARKET STALL probably in Egypt, titled in plate in white 'Sebah & Joaillier. No. 108. Boutiques et marchands (Lure?? illegible)'. Albumen print, size 8" x 10", shows stall selling brushes, buckets, blankets, etc., with figures standing around, including water-seller with circular tray of glasses strapped to his waist, small boy fruitseller with with basket. Mounted on card, on verso is another photograph, same size, titled in plate 'P. Sebah. Derviche hurleur', showing wild-looking man with axe, animal skin cloak and long chain of beads. c1870. £40.00

  364. Somerset and Devon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXI. Hand-coloured map size 24" x 36", scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, marbled wraps. Key at margins. Printed from an Electrotype, c1875. £65.00
    Covers Crediton, Dulverton, Taunton, Ilminster.


  365. Somerset, Kent, Essex MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT of Henry Waldgrave, eldest son of Sir Charles Waldgrave, of Chiswick, and Henrietta Fitzjames 'the natural Daughter of His Royall Highness James Duke of York'. Copy of the original 1683 deed, attested as a true copy with signatures, 1745. 16p, folio, in a neat hand. 1745. £55.00
    Lady Henrietta Fitzjames was the eldest daughter of James II by Arabella Churchill, niece of the Duke of Marlborough. Her half brother was the Old Pretender. Settlement refers to the Manors of Lower Cobham, Chiddington, Linckhill, Tunbridge in Kent, Radstock, Chewton, Babcary, Preston Plucknett, Spaxton, Littleton, Woodford, Harnham, Asholt, and others in Somerset, 'all that Mine of Lead in the Wast or Common of Mendip', Manor of Navestock in Essex, etc.


  366. South Wales Railway SEVERN AND WYE AND CENTRAL FOREST LINES Lithographed map, size 15" x 22", mounted on linen and folding into cloth wraps, rubbed. A few small splits in linen. Covers area from Monmouth to Gloucester, with railway lines hand-coloured. 1861. £46.00

  367. Spratt's 1933 LIST of Game Foods, Dog Foods, Appliances and Sundries. Comprises Diary from March to February, 48p., 4to, coloured wraps with illustration of retriever and woodcock, small portion of front wrap 2" x 1" torn away at bottom left, slightly affecting one letter, wraps grubby. Numerous illustrations of traps, decoy calls, ferret bags, knives, etc. 'Shooting Summary' at rear has been filled in for 1932-33 with nos. of different game shot, some pages of summary loose and ragged. 1933. £30.00
    The shooting recorded was at 'Borcombe and Wiscombe'.


  368. St. Paul's Church, London ROYAL GRANTS Manuscript on 10p, sm. folio, unbound, listing grants to St. Pauls from the Conqueror to Charles II. Copied from the Index to the Royal Grants. early 19th century. £40.00
    Lists 80 items. e.g. 'Henry 3ds grant to Mattew de Malteby a free Warren & a Market & fair at Runewell'.


  369. Stourbridge Canal AGREEMENT between the Great Western Railway Company and Charles Leighton of Dudley Port, Tipton, Metal Broker, allowing him to use water from the Stourbridge Extension Canal at Corbyn's Hall. 1p., folio, printed with MS inserts. Loosely inserted is coloured plan on tracing paper, size 13" x 23" 'Plan of Feed Pipe, Corbyn's Hall Slagworks, scale 20' to an inch. Shows section of canal, canal path level, iron cage, pipe, stone breaker, pump etc., bridge..... together with.... Agreement to allow Leighton to use a wharf on the Canal, for loading slag on boats, and a 1967 British Waterways Cruising Guide to the Canal. 1903. £35.00

  370. Stuart (D), Pr. THE COURIER August 15, 1807. Newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1807. £10.00

  371. Sunlight soap ADVERTISEMENT Chromolith advert showing young girl in clogs washing clothes in river 'Sunlight Soap. A child can use it.' Sm. 8vo., text on verso.... together with.... Insert advertising Pears soap, printed in black and red, 4pp, 8vo. (Look in the Glass! We get so used to our faces, we do not know how ugly we are....) c1910. £5.00

  372. Thames and Severn Canal Navigation GENERAL ASSEMBLY .... June 12, 1804 - No. 217 Upper Thames Street.... Report, 3pp., folio, folded and sent through the post, with address of John Luntley, Shoreditch, and two Two Penny postmarks on verso, small tear where seal broken. With list of those present, Resolution, Report, stating that the Company have 'succeeded in transferring the remaining part of their carrying-trade to individuals who will conduct it on their own account; and they have disposed of several of their boats, and all their horses; they have also relinquished their occupation of the Yard and Dock for building of boats...' etc. With small table of return of the previous year. Signed by J. Stills. June 12th, 1804. £42.00

  373. Villar & Co., Taunton REGISTER OF RESIDENCES & ESTATES in the West of England to be Sold or Let. Winter, 1913-14. 8vo, printed wraps, 136pp, illusts. Includes shooting estates, manor houses, etc., mainly in Devon and Somerset. 1913. £25.00

  374. Weller (E) Engr. NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Sheet 1, London to Birmingham, Sheet 2 Birmingham to Manchester & Liverpool. Lithograph maps, hand-coloured in outline, on two sheets 17" x 12", each divided into three strips, scale " to 1 mile. 1863. £35.00
    From 'The Dispatch Atlas'.


  375. Wilts. & Glos. 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. £22.00
    Lists 5 Lots, with occupiers.


  376. Young (M), Pr. THE SUN Two issues, Numbers 11,994-5, February 19 & 21st, 1831. Broadsheet newspapers, 4pp, some waterstaining. 1831. £10.00

    General Acts

  377. Bath and Bristol Canal AN ACT for making a Navigable Canal between the Cities of Bath and Bristol; and also for supplying with Water the Inhabitants of the City of Bristol, and its Neighbourhood. 109pp. 1811. £46.00
    Contains an 11pp schedule giving names of owners and occupiers, with descriptions of properties affected by canal.


  378. Cattle AN ACT to explain, amend and continue several Laws more effectually to prevent the spreading of the Distemper which now rages amongst the Horned Cattle in this Kingdom.... 6pp. Some off-setting. 1753. £10.00

  379. Coleford to Llanvihangel Pontymole Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Newport, Abergavenny, and Hereford Railway in the parish of Llanvihangel Pontmoyle in the County of Monmouth to Coleford in the County of Gloucester.... 19pp. 1853. £12.00

  380. Devon and Cornwall Miners AN ACT to allow a limited Proportion of the Corps of Miners to inlist into the Regular Forces. 2pp. 1813. £15.00

  381. Diamonds AN ACT for the free Importation and Exportation of Diamonds, Pearls, Rubies, Emeralds and all other Jewels.... 2pp., attractive woodcut initial letter with birds, cover leaf. 1732. £10.00

  382. Exeter Extension Railway AN ACT for the making.... of a Railway from Yeovil to Exeter, to be called 'The Exeter Extension Railway....' 23pp. 1856. £14.00

  383. Glass AN ACT to consolidate and amend the Laws for collecting and securing the Duties of Excise on Glass. 40pp. 1838. £17.00
    Contains much on the manufacture of glass.


  384. Hereford and Shrewsbury AN ACT to authorize the Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway Company to provide Station Accommodation in Shrewsbury and Hereford and to enter into Arrangements.... with the Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway Company.... 10pp. 1854. £10.00

  385. Leeds and Liverpool Canal Navigation AN ACT for enabling the trustee under the Will of Henry Brown, deceased, to sell certain Shares in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Navigation, and a Share in the Liverpool Theatre.... 18pp. 1831. £14.00

  386. London and Southwestern Railway AN ACT for authorizing the London and Southwestern Railway Company to make new Works.... and for authorizing a ease to them of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway.... 39pp. 1858. £16.00

  387. Monmouth and Gloucester AN ACT for making a Railway from the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway.... to Coleford, with a Branch to Monmouth Gasworks.... 19pp. 1853. £14.00

  388. Recusant Estates AN ACT to indemnify Protestant Purchasers of Estates of Papists, against the Penalties or Forfeitures Papists are liable to for not having inrolled their Estates.... 2pp., plus cover leaf. Decorative initial letter. 1735. £14.00

  389. River Thames AN ACT for building a Bridge cross the River of Thames from Hampton Court in the County of Middlesex, to East Moulsey in the County of Surrey. 14p., plus cover leaf, attractive initial letter with spears and banners. 1750. £15.00

  390. Saint Winnow, Kenwyn, Cardinham, Warleggan, Plymton Saint Mary Estates AN ACT to settle Estates in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon devised by the Will of the late Right Honourable Richard Hussey Baron Vivian deceased, dated the Twenty-fourth Day of September One thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and thereby directed to be settled, and to enable the Trustees of such settled Estates to carry into effect an Agreement to grant a Building Lease of Part of such devised Estates to the West Cornwall Railway Company.... 106pp, sewing loose, pages in 3 sections. 1853. £22.00
    Includes an 8pp schedule of the lands and properties and rents concerned.


  391. Salisbury and Yeovil Railway AN ACT to extend the Time for the Completion of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway, and to authorise the Sale thereof.... together with.... An Act to enable the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway Company to make Deviations.... 2 items, 7pp and 6pp. 1857-8. £16.00

  392. Seafort (Earl of) AN ACT to enable William Mackenzie late Earl of Seafort to sue of maintain any Action or Suit, notwithstanding his Attainder.... to take or inherit any real or personal Estate... 4pp. plus cover leaf. One page spotty. 1735. £12.00
    The Earl had been attainted for treason in 1715.


  393. Somerset and Dorset AN ACT for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from the Bridport Turnpike Road at Allington, through Broadwindsor and Drimpton in the County of Dorset, to the Crewkerne Turnpike Road at or near Clapton Bridge, and also from Hewish Toll Gate to the Crewkerne Turnpike Road.... 14pp. 1828. £14.00



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