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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 90

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    Berkshire


  1. Greenham LEASE of a cottage with a garden in Greenham, John Bulkley and his wife Elizabeth of Burgate in Hampshire to Thomas Collins of Greenham, Bricklayer. Vellum, size 10" x 20", signed by Bulkley, wax seal missing from one tag and the other tag torn away. Vellum spotty, not affecting legibility. 1650. £26.00

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

  3. Reading AN ACT for paving the Footways in the Borough of Reading... for better repairing, cleansing, lighting and watching the Streets... 48pp., plus cover leaf. Small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1785. £18.00

  4. Wallingford AN ACT for paving the Footways and for cleansing, lighting, watching... the Streets... 26pp., plus cover leaf. Small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1795. £15.00

  5. Windsor Forest Inclosure AN ACT for enlarging the Time for making the Award respecting His Majesty's Allotments under an Act.... for inclosing Windsor Forest; and for extending the Provisions of the said Act. Pages numbered 1113-1119, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £14.00


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    Bristol


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

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


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

  9. Dolphin Society PRESIDENTS' NAMES numbers of Persons who dined, amount of Collection.... from its first institution in 1749.... to 1909. Folio sheet, printed in blue with decorative border, folds, some small repaired edge tears. 1910. £10.00

  10. Gardiner, Sons & Co. FIREPLACES IN COLOUR Catalogue 170. March 1935. 18pp., 8vo, wraps. 14 colour plates of fireplaces, plus 2 plates of tiles, and a plate of views inside Beacon House, Queen's Road. 1935. £15.00

  11. Grocers HANDBILL of J. & S. Wedmore, Family Grocers, Opposite the Exchange.for Bristol grocers. Tall 8vo, printed with prices for Yorkshire and Suffolk Hams, Sugars, Tea, Coffee, etc. Jan. 1877... together with Bill with heading printed in blue for City Supply, Stokes Croft, and E.G Hornsey, Fishmonger, Poulterer, Rabbit, Oyster & Ice Dealer. 1877, 1905-6. £6.00

  12. Harvey (Russell G.) RHYMES OF THE TIMES for War Babies of All Ages. Profits to Hotwells Day Nursery. Book of humourous patriotic poems, each one illustrated. 15pp., wraps, size 6" x 4". The Gaunts Printing House. c1917. £6.00
    Various poems mention the American allies.


  13. Ingram (John) LETTER to Charles Wills, thanking him for a photograph of Chatterton's "supposed birthroom. I will keep it in my private collection of Chattertoniana." He encloses order forms "in case any of your friends care to buy the book." 1 side of a folded 4to sheet. London, July 25th, 1910. £10.00
    Ingram's 'The True Chatterton' was published in 1910.


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

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

  16. Mower, Eden & Co., Photographers BRISTOL FLOODS March 9th 1889. Six photographs of the floods reproduced on thick card, 6" x 8", decorative title in white, name of photographer below title. Comprises views in Eastville, Newfoundland Rd., Merchant St., Nelson St., Broadmead, Old King Street. The views are slightly faded... together with... three views on cards, each card 4" x 6", titled in white in the plate, views very faded and one spotty, one showing people standing in a boat at Eastville, one in Merchant St. (different from above), the other title indecipherable. 1889. £30.00

  17. Nelson and Sons VIEWS OF BRISTOL AND CLIFTON eleven coloured chromolith views, including one double-page of 'Bristol from Brandon Hill'. Size approx. 4" x 6", loosely inserted in printed wraps, faded, with 4pp. 'Descriptive Letterpress' describing the places shown in the views. c1880. £25.00
    Views include the Avon Gorge, Hotwells, Cook's Folly (2), Snead's Park, Bristol Old Bridge.


  18. Riot Compensation AN ACT to enable the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Bristol to raise a Sum of Money towards discharging the Monies borrowed under the Authority of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty. 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1836. £12.00

  19. Saint Nicholas and Saint Leonard A BILL intituled An Act for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioners for certain Charities in the Parishes of Saint Nicholas and Saint Leonard in the City of Bristol. 6pp. 1858. £10.00

  20. Saint Philip and Jacob, Saint Paul, Saint James and Bedminster Estates PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF FREEHOLD PROPERTY to be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. William Tricks, Son, & Wallop, at the White Hart Inn, Old Market Street, Bristol, on Wednesday, June 8th, 1870. Folio, 4pp folded, with the sale Agreement completed and signed by the purchaser. 1870. £15.00
    Lists 23 lots, houses in New Bread Street, Penn Street, Water Street, Little Ann Street, Seven Stars in Penn St., etc., with occupiers.


  21. Shops EIGHT BILLS of Bristol firms. 8vo, and tall 8vo, and one 4to. All with printed headings. Made out in manuscript. 1887-1906. £14.00
    Includes bill of Cordeaux & Sons, Clifton, made out for writing cases, work box etc., J. Kepple, Designer & Manufacturer of Art Pottery & Glass, Dunscombe, Opticians, Bristol Bassinette Carriage Works, The Clifton Certified Industrial School, Clifton Wood.


  22. St. Augustine's Parade BILL of Charles Brightman, Boot and Shoe Manufacturer, 14 St. Augustine's Parade. Oblong 8vo, printed heading with small vignette of angel. Stab hole. Made out for 'kid clump Boots'. 1871. £5.00

  23. St. James BOND of Samuel Varlow, Hairdresser, and George Gwinnett, of Bristol, to James Hingston Cabinet Maker, for £400. 2p., tall folio, 2 wax seals. 1802. £26.00
    Refers to purchase of a piece of land in North Street, St. James. Two deeds of 1724 and 1743 referring to a fee farm rent on the property had been lost, and Hingston wanted to indemnify himself against any future charges. The early owner was Michael Sidwell Free Mason and Stone Cutter.


  24. St. James WILL of Nicholas Brookshaw of Penn Street, St. James. 12pp., sm. folio, folded, 1784. Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Proved 1784. £20.00
    Refers to two tenements in Penn Street, 'Bristol Bridge Tickets and monies or Stock in the Public Government Funds'. Leaves the proceeds from the Bristol Bridge Tickets to his faithful servant Alice Pavey, wife of Nathaniel Pavey, twine spinner.


  25. St. Paul's THE ECLIPSE 'RAIL-TRACK' LADDER CO. Newfoundland St., St. Paul's. Catalogue, 8vo, wraps, 8pp., illustrations. Some minor rubbing on front wrap. c1920. £8.00

  26. St. Philips POSTER advertising the auction sale of houses in Albert Road, in the Parish of St. Philip and Jacob. Size 23" x 17", folds, lists 4 lots, with occupiers, amount of rent. Manuscript 'Conditions of Sale' attached. Brownish off-setting of type. Two small repaired edge tears. J. Leech, Printer. 1859. £18.00

  27. Stokes Croft TRADE CARD Full Moon Hotel, North St. and Stokes Croft, Seat Post Chaises, Landaus, Hearses and Mourning Coaches to any part of the Kingdom. Jas. Waltr. Thomas begs to assure Those Traders and Commercial Gentlemen... that no expense is spared... Finely engraved card, size 3" x 4", in attractive variety of lettering styles, fine view of the very large premises, railing in front, people walking by. Some light soiling, small number '27' written in ink at right hand margin, printed poem from a newspaper stuck to verso. Underwood, sc. Bristol. c1865. £25.00
    The Full Moon dates back to the early years of the 18th century. It changed its name from 'Inn' to 'Hotel' in 1865.


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



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    Buckinghamshire


  29. Denham ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of the Attractive Freehold Estate including the Residence known as 'The Lea', Denham... nearly 71 acres... for Sale by Auction July 6th 1938... 11pp., 4to, folding plan, one full page photograph, and photograph pasted to front wrap. Staples rusty, hence contents have come loose. 1938. £22.00

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

  31. Maids Moreton AGREEMENT respecting the Hiring of Servants. 1790. 'It hath been agreed between us the Parishioners and Inhabitants of the Parish of Maidsmoreton and Owners or Occupiers of Lands and Tenements there whose Names are hereunto Subscribed... that... none of us... during the space of Ten Years shall hire... any... servant or any person as an Apprentice other than such as are Natives of the same Parish....' 3 pages, large folio, signed by 14 of the inhabitants, each with a small wax seal. 1790. £45.00


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    Cheshire


  32. Macclesfield AUCTION PARTICULARS of Desirable Freehold Residence and Land in Macclesfield, to be Sold by Auction 7th March, 1916. Single sheet, 4to, with blank conjoint leaf, describing 3 Lots, in Great King St. 1916. £6.00

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

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



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    Cornwall


  35. Bodmin area ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Printed surface 24" x 37". 2" marginal tear, repaired neatly on verso. Published 5th Jany. 1813. Edmunds Wycombe watermark 1823. £48.00
    Corresponds to Margary State 5. Covers Bodmin, Padstow, Holywell Bay, St. Juliott, Lostwithiel.


  36. Breage COUNTERPART LEASE of part of Pellar late Mr. Polkinhorne's estate in Breage, John Rogers to Thomas Bennatts. Vellum, size 22" x 27", wax seal with shield, small split at one fold affecting a few letters. Some darkening of vellum on outside where titled. Lists 'lives' and the rent, capon, harvest journey, and heriot. 1757. £22.00

  37. Buck (S. & N) THE SOUTH WEST PROSPECT OF ST. MICHAELS MOUNT IN CORNWALL is humbly Inscrib'd to Sr. John St. Aubyn Bart., the worthy Proprietor and on of the Representatives in Parliament for that County by his much oblig'd and very humble Servants Saml. & Nathl. Buck. Fine copper-engraved view, size 12" x 32", including title and key at bottom of view. Fine close-up, dramatic view of the mount, and castle, with the town of Marazion stretching up the hill to the left, the Mount harbour and the left with ships docked, and houses of the village near the harbour. Numerous ships and rowing boats, and fishing boats. Small coat of arms, decoratively-printed dedication, and key to 4 places below view. Slight trace of central fold. This print has been professionally cleaned. Saml. & Nathl. Buck delin et sculp. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament. May 24 1739. No. 1 Garden Court Middle Temple. £380.00

  38. Caerhays Castle BASEMENT PLAN OF CELLARS AND WINE BINS Scale 4 ft. to an Inch. Drawing in ink on paper size 12" x 21", folds. Plan shows cellars with rainwater slate tanks, drain, four bays, with elevation above showing 'Interior of Wine Bins with Nos.' (20-26 in each of the four). Signed '20.5.85. W.W.' 1885. £35.00

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


  40. Cornwall Boiler Co. ARCHITECT'S DRAWINGS Two detailed scale drawings on waxed cotton, in ink, one with some colour, size 22" x 18", showing 'Section through Rivetting Tower', 'Detail of Gate', and larger scale detail of top of rivetting tower, the other size 23" x 34", showing 'South Elevation' and 'West Elevation', of rivetting tower on a long building of two stories with 5 windows on ground floor, eight on the first floor, and a single storey extension, and a separate building with round window. Both signed by architects. Sept. 1892. £50.00

  41. Crane and Gear (Manor of) REVERSIONARY LEASE of a moiety of lands in Carminough in Camborne, Honour Harris of Pickwell, Devon, to Richard Prideaux, Tinner. Vellum, size 18" x 25", signed by Prideaux with wax seal. Vellum slightly spotty. 1778. £22.00
    With the usual exceptions for tin, stone, timber etc. The lives were Grace Prideaux and Sarah Angove.


  42. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to enable His Majesty to make Leases, Copies, and Grants of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall... 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1822. £9.00

  43. Falmouth LETTER to Broad & Sons, Falmouth, Receivers of Admiralty Droits, from Thomas Milrose(?), Commission Boatman, Swanpool, Porthellie Station, reporting picking up a piece of wreck '20 ft. long much burnt and charred apparently a fore and aft bulk head of 3 inch pitch pine.... washed ashore on the Swanpool beach...' 8 lines on 4to sheet, 20th January, 1831... together with... letter in Italian, 1p, 4to, Falmouth, 27 May 1869, to Sig. W. Broad, Vice Consul of Austria, Falmouth, from D. Dabonovich(?), about whether he should sign a receipt for £300 etc. 18 lines. Traces of folds. 1831 and 1869. £28.00

  44. Helston REPORT ON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF HELSTONE; 2pp. with a folding plan by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, a few small chips at edge of text page. 1837. £20.00

  45. Hockin (William) & others THE MEMORIAL OF WILLIAM HOCKIN Robert Richards, William Cardell, William Vivian and Thomas Pope Rosevear. 2pp., folio, lithographed in cursive. Hockin and the others were Lords of part of the Manor of Lelant and the Bodriggy Estate. They complained that the proposed railway would reinforce the monopoly of the Cornish Copper Company: 'trains of waggons and other Carriages passing and repassing the said Bridge (belonging to the Cornish Copper Company).... would prevent the public from sailing up the said Channel or Canal and from landing their Merchandize on the Wastrell of the said estate of Bodriggy'. A plan is referred to which is not present. Some manuscript notes at bottom of page 2, address panel on verso with broken wax seal, sent to Rev. Wm. Hockin at Phillack, with a letter on blank page to 'my dear father' about the engrossing and printing of the memorial 'The notes have been inserted in this copy with a pen & ink but will be lithographed in the other copies. I have ordered 150. W.H.' Split along one fold, repaired on verso with archival tape. 1834. £45.00

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

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


  48. Madron THE PARTICULARS of the Manors of Boswednan, Godrevy, Boswednack and Tren and Rinsey and Ventonleague. Comprising divers valuable Farms and Hereditaments and also of certain other Hereditaments.... situate in the Parishes of Madron, Paul, Zenor, Sancreet, St. Just, Ludgvan, Lelant & Gulval which will be sold in Lots at Auction in Pearce's Hotel in Penzance on 27th & 28th days of October 1818... The number of Acres are computed but the ages of the Lives are stated from the several Leases and each presumed to be correct... Manuscript particular, probably a draft prior to printing, on 13p folio, plus docket title, bound in recent stiff card wraps, printed label on front wrap. 1818. £90.00
    With Schedule of tenements, listing 96 tenants, with lives, ages of lives, acreage, value, heriots, etc. There are some amendments throughout, and there are blanks which had been filled in later in pencil for the exact date of the sale, name of the inn at Helston where particulars could be viewed, etc.


  49. Nanskilly, Ladock INDENTURE witnessing that John Hille had conveyed to Richard Methoros and Thomas Sage all his lands in the village of Nanskilly, but that that deed is to be void if John pay to them 10 marks at Grampound on the feast of St. Peter's Chains next. 10 lines, in Latin, on vellum 5" x 10", indented along the top, slit for tag, but lacking tag and seal. Ink slightly faded but legible. Grampound, 8th March, 1424. £165.00
    Witnesses were Randal Trenewith, Thomas Chamberlein, Roger Penbethoy, Ralph Wiket.


  50. Penzance, Manaccan, etc. TWELVE BILLS for shops in Penzance, Penryn, etc. 1906-39. Mostly 8vo, all with printed headings, made out in manuscript. 1906-39. £14.00
    Includes attractive bill printed in red for Wimbleton Bros, Porthleven, Butcher, with vignette of cows, 1939; Curgenven, Grocer, Penryn, 1906; Rowe, Ironmonger, Penzance; Cuttance, General Stores, Manaccan (14 bills all with heading for 'Beechwood Table Delicacies' with view of works printed in blue, clipped together); Thomas Jarvis, Penzance, Cornish Pottery, Glass & China Stores, 1940.


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


  52. Porkellis Stamps CASE for your Opinion. Manuscript setting out the case of a dispute over a leat which passed through Porkellis Stamps. Large folio sheet, written on one side, folded, small holes in two places where folds meet, without loss of text. 26 lines setting out the case, and posing questions for the lawyer's opinion, and the lawyer's answer, in a different hand, in 12 lines. Signed J. Dunning, October 1769. 'R. Way, Cary Street' under the docket title on verso. 1769. £25.00
    The stamps by articles of 1716 were granted by Thomas Glynn to Thos. Worth, with a covenant that he was to 'put the Stamping Houses, Stamping Mills Tin House, leats into repair.... Thomas Worth & his Successors finding the water of more consequence for working some adjacent Tin Mines... paid no attention... they have absolutely been in ruins for near 30 years...'


  53. Prince Royal Mine TWO PLANS Prince Royal Mine. Two drawings on cartridge paper, size 21" x 30", both headed 'Prince Royal Mine', scale 1:300, one showing simple Plan, with Watson's shaft etc., the other Longitudinal Section and Cross Section. Both have compass rose. In pen and pink and green wash. L. Buckney, May 1932. £22.00
    Presumably prepared by a student. A teacher has marked a slightly misaligned labelling with a pencil note.


  54. Redruth COUNTERPART SETT of Pednandrea otherwise Suit and Cloak Mine in the parish of Redruth, William Hill to Samuel Carpenter. Distr. a Moiety of 1/15th. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seal. Second sheet browned. 1795. £55.00
    The land referred to was formerly known as Tremriff.


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


  56. St. Agnes TYWARNHALE MINE Scale 1:600. 50 feet to 1 inch. Plan in pen and light wash, size 39" x 85", on cartridge paper backed with linen. Shows roads and tracks, buildings, wooded areas, Count House, grey dump, streams and pools, shafts, adits, furnace, high ground with hachure-like shading. Water stains along bottom, in two places obtruding into drawing, but not affecting it, brown stain down right hand edge... together with... CROSS SECTION, scale 50 feet to 1 inch, size 23" x 32", showing 6 shafts, and LONGITUDINAL SECTION, size 12" x 60", Scale 1 in 200, showing the same shafts. 3 items. L. Buckney, June 1932. £140.00
    Shows Bennetts', Gardiners' Railway, James', Johns' Shafts, etc. Points labelled 'BT' with a number. Probably prepared as a student exercise. Tywarnhayle became the training mine for London's Royal School of Mines in 1907.


  57. St. Ives A BOOKE OF RECORDE BELONGING TO THE PARISH OF SAINTE IVES in Cornewell Being mad the XXIII Daye of Novem. 1570. And the Thirtenth yeare of the Renne of our So. Ladie Elizabeth... Manuscript, transcript of the original sixteenth century manuscript, written on rectos only in large book, size 14" x 11", 160 pages in a small neat hand. Half calf, gilt title on spine, calf rubbed at hinges and at corners. The title page has been copied exactly from the original, written in large black 'Gothic style lettering, with a fine large highly decorated initial letter 'A', light dotted lines indicating (presumably) areas of loss on the original title page. There are a few corrections in pencil to some letters etc. which had been mis-transcribed. n.d. Late nineteenth century. £350.00
    Extremely detailed accounts etc., records of appointments, etc. 'paid to a cople of women that shroweded the lazar John Mycklis & their breake faste... iid.', 'paid to a pure lame sowldier hurted in the quenes servyce in Irland... iid' This manuscript is possibly the transcript made by Mathews when working on his 'History of St. Ives'.


  58. St. Just in Roseland AUCTION HANDBILL advertising sale in Truro of properties in St. Just in Roseland, Veryan, Cornelly, and Cuby. Size 12" x 8", folds. Describes 6 Lots, with occupiers, including cottage called 'Towns Close' at Trethewell, land called Reskevus in Veryan, 'Wallish Down' etc. Untidy notes of prices in pencil in margin, three lots marked with large ink cross. Attached is a crude plan on tracing paper of Lot 6, and a solicitor's letter. 1874. £18.00

  59. Stithians OPINION of Mr. Downing on John Williams title to Trembroth, regarding a claim to the minerals and high rent advanced by Mr. Jeffrey. 1873. 2p., folio... together with... Valuation of Tenements on Tresevarn, Stithians. 3p., folio, listing tenants with annual value, 'lives' etc., total sum... together with... 'Sales' listing properties sold 1900-1914., with price, and a few other papers relating to Williams' property. 1873-1914. £16.00

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

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

  62. Truro FINAL AGREEMENT between William Ferris and Thomas and Lucy Daniell regarding twenty messuages and 2 acres of land within the borough of Truro. Vellum, 8" x 15", blue tax stamp. 1829. £14.00


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    Cumberland


  63. Abbey Town PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... the Border Estate, together with 15 Stints or Cattle Gaits on Calvo.... Cottages in Holme Cultram.... to be Sold by Auction, 25th September, 1894. 3pp., folio, folded. 1894. £14.00

  64. Carlisle PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Estates situate in Carlisle... comprising Two Freehold Dwelling Houses, and Two Shops Adjoining... The Wellington Inn in English Street... share in the Three Crowns Inn and several dwelling houses... to be sold by auction... 3rd of September, 1867. 3pp., folio, folds, with docket title. Double page coloured plan. Some small splits folds at edge. 1867. £32.00

  65. Carlisle, Wigton, Caldbeck PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Several Estates Situate at Black Hall & White Quay, in the Parish of St. Cuthbert, Carlisle, Buckaban in the Parish of Caldbeck; Barney House in the Parish of Wigton; Gillbrow in the Parish of Lorton.... containing altogether 463 Acres.... all of which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of October, 1868. 6pp folio, plus leaf with docket title, folded. 7 lithographed plans, hand coloured in outline, five of which are folding, by John Pears, Land Surveyor, Penwith. 1868. £55.00

  66. Steel (James) Printer THE FARMER'S REAL FRIEND. Copy of a Letter addressed by an influential Landed Proprietor to a Yeoman of "Canny Cumberland." Broadside, in ten paragraphs, printed on one side only, size approx. 20" x 12", couple of small holes where once folded, few short tears with neat repairs with archival tape to verso. James Steel, Printer, Journal Office, Carlisle. c1840? £40.00
    The letter is a long and detailed argument against the imposition of a fixed scale of duty on imported corn, in place of a sliding scale. 'I am still of the opinion that the most ruinous consequences to the Farmer would result from letting loose upon the consumption large masses of Corn at once.... ' The writer had apparently given evidence before a Commons Select Committee on Agriculture in 1833. He also mentions that he himself had 'sold beef at Manchester, at fourteen pence per lb. to common Weavers, in the year 1815'.



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  67. Chesterfield, Alfreton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 18", border all round. Folding to sm. 8vo, marbled sides, homemade label. Some slight discoloration at some section edges. c1890. £13.00

  68. Little Eaton AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common, Open Fields, Commonable Lands... in the Liberty of Little Eaton in the Manor of Little Chester... 20pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. Last few pages loose, held at spine with archival tape. 1787. £24.00

  69. Melbourne and King's Newton AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Common and Open Field... in the Liberties of Melbourne and King's Newton... 36pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1787. £22.00

  70. Walpole AN ACT for Embanking the Common Salt Marsh within the Township of Walpole... and for Dividing and Inclosing the same... 26pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £24.00


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  71. Ashford THE CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. THE ANNUAL MEETING In Aid of This Society Will be Held at the School Room, Ashford Next Wednesday Evening, August 16th at half-past Six o'clock. The Rev. Bouchier Savile, and The Rev. A. Townsend, Missionary from Abbeokouta, in Africa, Are expected to attend. Handbill, size 10" x 8", printed in large bold lettering, with decorative border. Brightwell & Son, Printers, Barnstaple. 1848. £25.00

    AXMOUTH LANDSLIP

  72. Baker (J), Pub. A VIEW OF THE CHASM the Ruined Cottages, The Sunk Orchard, and the Raised Reefs of Rock & Marl, occasioned by the Landslip, At Axmouth, Devonshire. Lithograph, Drawn by J. Baker, On Stone by W. Gauci. Size 11" x 13", hand-coloured. A view of the landslip from the sea, sailing boat in foreground, and below the view, a small 'Plan of the Landslip', with a 'Key to the Strata' on the left, showing the different terraces, 'newly formed perpendicular cliffs'. 'an immense track of land rent and depressed into Terraces', cottages, farms, areas cultivating wheat, turnips, orchard, etc. In greyish card mount. Published by J. Baker, Alfred House Academy, Ottery. (1840). £165.00
    Somers Cocks S.140. A very scarce print.


  73. Barnstaple EXTRACTS FROM AN OLD MANUSCRIPT IN THE POSSESSION OF WILLIAM PALMER at Barnestaple Clerk wrote by Philip Wyot Town Clerke at Barnestaple beginning the year 1586 to 1608. (signed) Benjamin Incledon 1768. Notebook, size 8" x 3", plain paper wraps, later crude cloth spine added. 48 pages, transcript, written in a very small hand. At the other end of the book are 8 pages 'Extracted from an old MS but I cant find out whose memdms. they are. 1779.' then 'since the above... The MS was written by Rd. Wood Vicar of Fremington, & other part by ... Frayne.' There is a note on the flyleaf 'Bought by me at Sotheby's Dec. 24 1853 at a sale of the Books of John Hugh Smyth Pigott, Brockley Hall, Somerset. Lot 2100. Cost £2.10s. William Tite.' A cutting from the Sotheby's Catalogue is loosely inserted. 1779. £275.00
    '1591. March. Victuals very dear - about witsontide xix nobles was given for a Heifer that had new calf - plague of pestilence at South Molton & Torrington. - the last of June the wief of Ambrose Wilkey of Pylton Tanner leapt over Barnestaple Bridge, was seen by William Davy who swam to her the Tide being halfe out & savd her & delivered her to her husband. - pease & beans sell in their cods for xiid a Bushel'. Incledon was Recorder of Barnstaple from 1758 - 1796.


  74. Besley's VIEWS OF TORQUAY Six steel-engraved vignette views. Oblong sm. 8vo, decorative green and gold wraps, cloth spine. Size of engraved surface approx. 4" x 7". Tissue guards. c1860. £42.00
    Views comprise: Torquay from the Sea (2); Torquay from Livermead Sands; Daddy's Hole; Watcombe; Babbacombe.


  75. Bideford & Okehampton Railway LETTER to Mrs Stevens about the proposals for the railway, signed Rice Hopkins. Headed notepaper of company, 2p, 8vo... together with... printed Resolution, noted in the letter as being enclosed, for the Railway from Bideford through Torrington and Hatherleigh to Okehampton, setting out the advantages, with reports of meetings at those places. 3pp., 4to. Mentions landowners who 'have joined the Committee'. 20th and 21st September 1852. £20.00

  76. Bishops Tawton COUNTERPART OF LEASE of Whiteamoors, a tenement containing 24 acres, for ninety nine years. George Barber to William Joce. Vellum, size 23" x 30", good wax seal with a bird. 1814. £17.00
    Gives amounts of fine, rent, heriot, best beast.


  77. Bishop's Teignton LETTER 3pp., small 8vo, on paper with view of 'C.F. Carpenter's Health Resort' at head. 14. Feb. 1890. £8.00
    'This place and baths &c have set me up wonderfully'.


  78. Bowen (Eman.) AN ACCURATE MAP OF DEVONSHIRE Divided into Hundreds.... Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Natural produce, Mines, Minerals, Trade Manufactures.... Map size 21" x 27", trimmed to border, coloured in outline, dissected and mounted on linen. Printed for Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard & Robert Sayer in Fleet Street & Robt. Wilkinson No. 58 in Cornhill. (1770). £160.00
    With fine inset plan of Plymouth, with tables of reference for the Citadel and the Town, size 8" x 7", large cartouche showing fishing boats, cider press, mining equipment etc.


  79. Braunton CONVEYANCE of a farm called Lobb or Lobb Phillip in Braunton, Henry Stevens of Smythacott to John Hutchings, yeoman, of Thornbury, with the proviso that the farm should be for the use of John Cory in his lifetime and afterwards to Hannah his wife, according to a marriage settlement of 1725. Vellum, size 15" x 29", signed by John Cory and by Hannah with her initials, wax seals. 1747. £26.00

  80. Buckland Brewer ASSIGNMENT of a messuage and tenement called Tythacott in Buckland Brewer, with orchards, gardens, meadows, woods etc., Phillip Stabledon and Sarah his wife to Richard Stevens. On paper, in a large bold hand, size 19" x 25", engraved initial with coat of arms top left. Signed by Phillip and his wife with two small wax seals. A few small splits in folds 1744. £28.00

  81. Buckland Brewer, Appledore, Hartland DEED OF USES OF A FINE Levied by Richard Stevens and Mrs Awse... 1765. Two large vellum sheets, two shipped wax seals, small stain about 1" in diameter on first sheet, outside where titled dusty. 1765. £34.00
    Includes 12 cottages in Buckland Brewer (occupiers named), property in Hartland, 'The Green Dragon' and 'The Duke of Cumberland' in Appledore, 'Silkland' in Woolfardisworthy, etc.


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

    INCLUDES RARE CRICKET PRINT

  83. Diamond (G) Publisher SIX VIEWS IN NEWTON, AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD six sepia-tinted lithographed plates, lithographed by Newman & Co., engraved surface size approx. 6" x 9", plus margins, overall size 8" x 11", sewn in printed decorative wraps, titled as above, later paper re-inforcing strip pasted down spine, wraps rather grubby around edges, partly erased ink inscription in top margin of front wrap. Published by G. Daimond, Newton Abbot. Lithographed by Newman & Co., Watling St., London. c1855. £400.00
    Views are: Knowles Hill from the South Devon Cricket Ground (match in progress in foreground, batsmen about to run, outfielders in top hats etc.); Newton Abbot - Courtenay Street from the Tower; Stover from the Park; Lower Bradley House; Highweek Church; The Teign from Brecknock Hill. This edition not in Somers Cocks, which lists only an issue of 'Seven Views in Newton'.


  84. Dibdin (T.C) and Vivian (Edward) TORQUAY, FROM WALDRON HILL. Tinted lithograph. Drawn by T.C. Dibdin from a sketch by E. Vivian. On stone by E. Gauci. Size approx. 8" x 12", plus margins. Printed by M. & N. Hanhart, c1841. £50.00
    A very attractive view across the terraces of houses and the harbour, sailing ships in harbour, men hauling nets on beach etc.


  85. East Membury DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE FOR A YEAR of the Manor of East Membury, Axminster, Sir John Tracy of Stanway, Glos., and others to George Pitt of Stratfield Saye, Hampshire and Francis Lund of Parsons Green, Fulham. Vellum, size 17" x 23", signed by three parties, three heavy wax seals on tags, large initial letter. 1677. £30.00
    The property was to be transferred to Pitt and Lund as trustees for a year. George Pitt was the father of the first Baron Rivers. The house Stratfield Saye eventually became the residence of the Dukes of Wellington.


  86. Exeter BILL of Barns & Van Houten, Milliners, The Arcade. 8vo, decorative printed heading with leaves etc., listing the departments 'Flowers, Feathers, Birds....' etc. Made out for a feather toque and veiling. 1910. £6.00

  87. Exeter THE RADICAL DEFEAT and Postponement of the Dignity of 'Scarlet'. A la Macaulay. Satirical poem in 8 stanzas by 'Hookem Snivey', single sheet, printed on one side, 4to, folded, some repaired edge tears at folds. Exon. November 2, 1859. £18.00
    Based on 'How Horatius Held the Bridge'. Refers to someone called 'Latty' or 'Lat Leveller of Fore-street hill' who wanted to be the Liberal Mayor of Exeter. 'To win that seat, my trusty band/You must not scrup'lous be/But beer and bunkum freely use/All stuff 'bount bribery!'


  88. Frithelstock A COPPIE OF MY FATHER'S WILL John Hocken the Elder of Frithelstock, Yeoman, 1626. 40 lines in a small neat hand on 1p. folio, folded with docket title. 1626. £25.00
    Leaves money for the maintenance of the Church of Frithelstock, to his daughter a ewe and lamb, to his wife Thomasine his tenement at Knavery, to his son Henry his 'standing bedstead in the broad chamber', etc.


  89. Frithelstock POSTER advertising letting of Knaworthy Farm, 1894. Size 29" x 20", folds... together with... Manuscript plan of the farm in ink on waxed cotton, size 21" x 23", scale 1:2500. 1894. £18.00

  90. Frithelstock WILL of Henry Stevens of Smithcott in Frithelstock, 1747. Copy, 3p., small folio. Neatly written in a small hand, with note on administration. Paper watermarked 1798. £20.00
    Leaves his wife Christiana Maria his goods and furniture and 'her sorrel Mare any other two horses she likes best and two cows...'


  91. Frithelstock, Holsworthy DEED LEADING TO THE USES OF A FINE Luke Glubb and his wife, Luke Blackmore and his wife to Humphrey Dene of Horwood, relating to properties known as Westford in Little and Great Torrington, Mugworthy in Frithelstock, Chastie in Holsworthy. Vellum, size 30" x 32", signed by five parties with small armorial wax seals... together with... FINE relating to the transaction, vellum, size 8" x 17". 1739. £32.00
    The property comprised 12 messuages, 12 gardens, 8 orchards, 200 acres of land, 77 acres of furze, etc. Names occupiers.


  92. Great Torrington and Langtree PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of freehold properties comprising Withecott Farm... 5 Cottages and Large Garden... for Sale by Auction... 16th July, 1898. 6pp., folio, folded with docket title. Large folding coloured plan. 1898. £32.00

  93. Hardingham (B.G) A DISSERTION ON EASTERN DARTMOOR AND THE ADJOINING PARISHES Illustrated by original maps, photographs and diagrams. University of London Diploma in Geography (External) 1921. Typewritten, 93pp., bound in rough paper wraps, with separate album 'illustrations, 53 photographs, mounted in album made of 22 thick grey paper leaves, plain paper wraps, some photographs full plate, most postcard size. Includes composite panorama from Corndon Tor, many hut circles, Aerial Ropeway at Two Bridges, Clay Pit, Heathfield, etc. A few of the large photographs have deteriorated. 3 photographs have been taken out. There is also a folder of 10 very finely-drawn fully coloured manuscript maps on cartridge paper, size 11" x 9", including 'Relief', 'Geology', 'Photorelief' 'Geology. Sections and Key', and printed 6" O.S map, size 19" x 19", mounted on cartridge paper, backed with linen, with hand-coloured annotations to show Hut Circles, Tin Roads, Wood Roads, etc. Homemade slip-case for maps split along all sides. 1920. £110.00
    The text includes chapters on 'Dartmoor Granite', 'The Culm', 'The Bovey Basin', 'Mining', 'Ashburton and the Wool Trade'. B.G. Hardingham was a teacher of geography who wrote numerous school geography text books such as 'Over Land and Sea', 'Children of the British World', etc.


  94. Honiton VOTE FOR SIR JOHN! Election poster. Printed in large letters in blue, size 13" x 9", consisting of a poem in imitation of 'God Save the Queen', praising Sir John Kennaway the Tory candidate for the Honiton Division. Foxing, traces of folds, small edge tear, repaired on verso. Paster to paper on the back of which are stuck news clippings of obituaries of Devon men. Rockbeare, 7th July, 1892. £18.00

  95. Ilfracombe ALBUM of 11 commercial postcard-type views of Ilfracombe on extending strip, folding into buff wraps with gilt title, size 4" x 7". c1914. £7.00

  96. King (Daniel) Sculpt, Newcourt (Richard) Delin. EXONIENSIS ECCLESIAE CATH. FACIES AUSTRALIS Etching, engraved surface 7" x 13", coat of arms and dedication to Solomon Bolton in corner. Ragged along most of top edge, affecting title. c1665. £17.00
    Somers Cox 'Devon Topographical Prints' no. 784


  97. Little Torrington OBLIGATION BOND of John Bickley of Little Torrington, Dyer, to Henry Roll(?) for £100. Vellum, size 5" x 9", signed by 4 witnesses (2 with their marks). Small seal bound in paper. 1638. £30.00

  98. Little Torrington LETTER to Sophia Stevens at Cross from Elizabeth Andros (her grandmother?). 3p., folio, very neatly written. Lyme, Jan. 26, 1831. £16.00
    Speaks of Charles (her son?) recent marriage and his choice of a 'very intelligent pleasant-tempered... wife.... of my own kindred', who does not want to settle out of Guernsey 'we are all like the lilies of that favoured spot, no other soil is genial to us.' Mentions the wife's father Mr Dobree, and Col. Despard and his wife at Dublin 'it was a serious thing to embark with 150 convicts and it will give me great pleasure to hear of their safe arrival...', and news of Guernsey people 'getting up in the world'.


  99. Newton Cricket Club SCORING BOOK for Newton Nomads. Completed in pencil, 1922-32. 'Sports Trader' Series, 8vo, covers loose. 1922-32. £8.00

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

  101. Northlew APPOINTMENT and Conveyance in Fee of Church Town Meadow in Northlew, John Smale to John Smale the Younger. Vellum, size 23" x 26". 1859. £14.00
    Concerned 4 acres called Church Parks.


  102. Okehampton ABSTRACT OF ACCOUNT of Receipts and Payments of the Mayor and Burgesses for the Year Ending 31st December 1883. Oblong folio sheet, printed on one side only. 1883. £10.00
    Receipts include wool sold, tolls on markets etc. Payments include Chaplain, crier's salary, lighting etc.


  103. Okehampton ANNUAL REPORT of the Okehampton Tradesmen's Friendly Society. For the Year ending Dec. 31st, 1896. 2pp., large 4to. Includes 'Sick Schedule' listing names of 24 people who have claimed, with disease, and date and duration of illness, with amount given. Yeo, Printer, Okehampton, 1896. £18.00

  104. Okehampton THE TOWN COUNCIL INVITE TENDERS for 4 Tons of Best House Coal; Laying Drain by the Tanyard. Poster, size 10" x 12", paper slightly darkened at edges. Small piece torn from top right corner (not affecting text), small repaired tear. 1st October, 1915. £15.00

  105. Okehampton, Borough of NOTICE Occupiers of Houses and Users of Water are particularly Cautioned against the Improper Use & Wast of the Town Supply. Water from the Mains must not be used for Watering Gardens, Washing Pavements &c... Handbill on pink paper, 8vo, small hand in black with finger pointing to prohibitions, printed on bright pink paper, small piece torn away at bottom left corner. June 25th, 1921... together with two other similar notices, printed on white paper, for 1922 and 1933. 3 items. 1921-33. £16.00

  106. Order in Chancery ORDER IN FURTHER CONSIDERATION John Thomas Darke, Charles Darke and others, Plaintiffs, The Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Exeter, and Joseph Barnes, Defendants. Manuscript, 5p., small folio, mauve 3s stamp, indelible stamp of Report Office. 1860. £12.00
    Concerns the assigning of a legacy under the will of Elizabeth Darke.


  107. Plymouth, Kingsbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 37". Pub. 11th Oct. 1809. Watermark 1823. £45.00
    Corresponds to Margary State 7. Shows area from Looe to Prawle Point, as far inland as Diptford, Eddystone Lighthouse.


  108. Plymtree ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between Elizabeth Ford of Fordmore, in Plymtree, Ann Ford, and Fitzwilliam Jope of Woodbear Court, relative to the marriage of Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Vellum, size 19" x 31", 3 good armorial wax seals. 1740. £22.00
    Refers to Jope's obligation to pay the bond debts of Elizabeth and Ann Ford which they entered into with Sir John Trevelyan of Nettlecombe, Somerset, and William Chave of Stagg Mill, Uplowman.


  109. Rolle family A SCHEDULE OF CONVEYANCE granted by Henry Rolle late of Stevenston in the County of Devon to his daughter Mary Rolle and now transferred... to Thomas Monck, Alexander Rolle and Henry Stevens in trust for her... Manuscript on vellum in a small neat hand, size 16" x 13", listing 31 conveyances, with name of parties involved, property, date. 1662. £48.00

  110. Rowe (G), Cheltenham LINTON AND LYNMOUTH From the Highest Tor. Tinted lithograph, Drawn, Printed & Published by G. Rowe. Size 8" 12", plus margins. A few light foxing spots in margin, one just inside engraved surface... together with... LINTON From the Valley of the East Lyn. Tinted lithograph size 8" x 11" plus margins. Shows two people on donkeys on a road running along the river valley. 2 items. c1845. £50.00

  111. Rowe (G), Pr. and Pub. VALLEY OF THE LYN From Mars Hill. Drawn by Mr. Rowe. Tinted lithograph on thick paper, size 8" x 11", plus margins. Margins grubby, small piece torn from one corner. c1845. £24.00
    A view looking upstream to bridge, houses on hillside.


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

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


  114. Seaton SEATON AND BEER CHURCH BOYS BRIGADE At Rousdon 1909-10. Photograph, title as above in ink on back of mount. Size 6" x 8", mounted on thick card, with name 'G. H. Barton, Seaton, Devon', written on mount. Shows 15 boys and four adults, in uniform, lined up across the road. Image slightly faded. 1910. £12.00

  115. Seaton, Manor of LEASE to John Head the Younger of Seaton and Beer, of the closes of Rudgewell, Aywell and Ferne Burrow, part of Limbery's Tenement, for three lives. Vellum, size 18" x 25", small piece clipped from left margin, signed by Sir George Trevelyan (the Lord of the Manor), with a large wax seal. 1766. £26.00
    Details fine, heriot of best beast etc.


  116. Shipwash MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT between Stephen Coham of Upcott in Shipwash, and Lewis Coham, his heir, and Abraham Barnfield of Mambery in the Chapelry of East Dutford, relative to the marriage of Lucretia Barnfield and Lewis Coham. 4 vellum sheets, size 27" x 31", 5 good wax seals. First sheet rather yellowed. 1744. £45.00
    Lists numerous lands and tenements, including a Farm called Coham, Coham Hole, Moorhouses, Jeffrey's Tenement, Hole Park, Robins Hays, Churdaine, in Black Torrington, and lands in the Manor of Bradford, including Mayne's tenement, Upcott.


  117. Sidmouth POSTERS advertising sale by auction of the residence known as 'Somerdon' in the Elysian Fields, Sidmouth. With brief description of the house. Size 25" x 19", folded, some foxing spots at one fold. 1899. £17.00

  118. South Devon Railway Company AN ACT to confer further Powers on the South Devon Railway Company for the Acquisition of Land and Construction of Works.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1866. £12.00

  119. Spreat (W) BICKLEIGH CHURCH. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", large margins, margins slightly spotty. Later hand-colouring. C. Hulmandel's Patent. c1840.. £22.00
    With houses shown to the left of the church and people in the foreground including a man sitting under a tree looking towards the church.


  120. Tallis & Co. PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT & STONEHOUSE Plan, engraved surface approx. 10" x 13", scale bar, decorative border and three vignette views. Delicate later hand-colouring. Pasted along about two inches at top edge to a thin sheet of card. Traces of central fold. The Plan drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. 1860. £120.00

  121. Tavistock LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage in Wapsworthy, now in the occupation of John Cole, John Northcott, yeoman, to John Eastlake, yeoman. Vellum, size 13" x 20", wax seal. 1764. £22.00
    The lease was for the tenement with all houses, lands, etc., and 'nine yearlings in Harbay meadow'.


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

  123. Torquay AN ACT to confirm certain Provisional orders of the local Government Board relating to.... the Local Government Districts of Torquay.... 30pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1883. £8.00

  124. Totnes, Paignton and Torquay Railway AN ACT for the abandonment of the Totnes, Paignton and Torquay Railway. Top leaf slightly spotty. 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1884. £9.00

  125. Twiss & Sons' PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF ILFRACOMBE and Neighbourhood. 49 photographs on a folding strip, original boards with gilt title, 7" x 9", back board slightly rubbed. 11 views are full page, the others two or six to a page. Advert for Twiss's library and bazaar inside back board, with two views of shop. c1900. £25.00

  126. Werrington (Manor of) PRESENTMENTS 1738 - 1818. 6 documents, manuscripts on paper, comprising: (i) Court Baron November 1738. Lists names of homage, presents John Adams as tenant. 1p., small folio, (ii) May 1741. Lists homage and a list of people to be taken as tenant, with ruling about a fence to be kept up signed by 6 jurors, 1p., small folio. (iii) Michaelmas 1787. List of Jurors, John Taylor as tenant on Helscott, Thomas Reed for a right on Langdon Moor. (iv) At the Court Leet, October 1788. Presents William Strike of North Petherwin for Cutting and Carrying away an Oak Tree in Tresell Lane (he was fined 5s.), Thomas Reed for cutting turf on Langdon Moor, Rev. Hocking as tenant for a garden at Youlmn bridge etc. (v) Court Leet, Michaelmas 1789. Presents John Higgings a tenant in Druxiston, etc. (vi) Court Leet May 1818. Presents John Box for turning of a water course at Trowswell. All the last four documents are large folio and list constables for the different villages, all signed by the jurors... together with... Permission, 1817, for Nathaniel Bridgman who holds a lease for the farm of Tascotts to assign the premises by mortgage to Richard Palmer. 1p., 4to, signed 'Bedford'. 1738-1818. £75.00
    The Duke of Bedford held the Manor. It had originally belonged to Tavistock Abbey.


  127. Whimple MANUSCRIPT PLAN of Woodhayes, Whimple, Devon, for Sale by Private Treaty by Messrs. Smyth-Richards... Bideford. In strong black ink on waxed cotton, size 14" x 13", folds, scale 1:2500, with Schedule, and description of the house and two cottages, with dimension of rooms. Bottom right is an attractive ink drawing of the house, framed in trees. c1900. £18.00

  128. Woolfardisworthy ASSIGNMENT of the tenement of Bitworthy and Bitworthy Hill 'that is to say the Hall the Parlour and little house next adjoining thereto and the Chambers over the said Rooms and the use of the Outer Kitchen and Shippen... two Gardens... and the Pasture of the Well Plott... Calves Close.. the Easter Part of Rosely Wood... John Trick to Henry Stevens. Vellum, size 23" x 27", wax seal. Some spotting in one area on left around fold. 1741. £26.00


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  129. Blandford AFFADAVIT of George Long, Mercer, of Langton, Long Blandford, that he has not at any time sold, enfeoffed, released a messuage in Stourpaine this day conveyed to John Parker of Blandford Forum, Surgeon. 1p., sm. folio, signed George Long and witnessed by C. Guy. 1727. £10.00

  130. Bridport AN ACT for taking down the Market House in the Borough of Bridport... and for rebuilding the same, together with a Session or Court House, in a more convenient Situation; for removing the Shambles or Butcher Row.... for prohibiting the covering of any new Houses or Buildings in the said Borough, with Thatch. 45pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Small light brown stain at top right corner on most leaves. 1785. £30.00

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

    BURTON BRADSTOCK ESTATE

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

  133. East Forshill, Winfrith SURRENDER by Robert Allen, Taylor, to Robert Harvey of his interest in half an acre of land below 'black poole', part of Smythe's tenement. In English on vellum 5" x 9". 1620. Vellum creased, most of signature, and possibly a small seal, cut away. 1619. £34.00
    Refers to the will of Thomas Harvey.


  134. Elliott's West Howe Pottery, Kinson SUGGESTIONS FOR BRICK AND TILE FIREPLACES Chimneys, Pergola Columns, Garden Brickwork. Catalogue, 24pp., a colour plate and numerous pencil illusts., prices and detailed information on each product. 1930's(?). £17.00

  135. Frith & Co. SWANAGE Six loose photographs of Swanage, plus one of Corfe Castle and one of Studland Bay. Size 5" x 8", matt paper, greyish prints, numbered and titled in white in plate. c1890. £16.00
    Includes the Globe, good view of bay with bathing huts, Old Harry, etc.


  136. Poole Harbour AN ACT for the better ascertaining, recovering, and collecting, certain Duties payable upon Importation and Exportation of Goods and merchandize into or out of the Harbour of the Town and County of Poole.... and for enlarging, better repairing, and keeping in Repair, the said Harbour.... 28pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. Some leaves lightly browned. 1756. £28.00

  137. Swanage ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 343. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", plus margins. One small wormhole in sea area. About three quarters of map is sea. 1897. £18.00
    Covers Studland, Worth Matravers, Corfe Castle.


  138. Weymouth CLEVELAND HOUSE SCHOOL Prospectus, 10pp, 7" x 8", illustration of school on front wrap. c1902. £15.00

  139. Weymouth Harbour PHOTOGRAPH showing paddle steamer at jetty, and two other boats in the foreground town in background. 4" x 7". 'Friths Series' stamp. Mounted on card. c1880. £8.00


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    Durham


  140. Durham AN ACT for separating the Palatine Jurisdiction of the County Palatine of Durham from the Bishoprick of Durham. Pages numbered 245-248, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 1836. £10.00

  141. Durham PROBATE of the Will of Jane Blackburn formerly of Durham and later of Islington. 3 large vellum pages with printed certificate attached. Large papered seal on tag. 1854. £12.00

  142. Long Newton Estate, Stockton-on-Tees PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Farms on the Highroad between Stockton and Darlington... Which will be Sold by Auction... 17th day of September 1890. Folio, printed wraps, description of lots inside front wrap, very large folding plan, coloured in outline. Back wrap, with docket title, dusty. 1890. £35.00


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    Essex


  143. Corringham, Horndon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXVI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, various areas shaded and marked with numbers (presumably regarding auction sale), paper rather grubby, with some slight browning at one fold. 1876. £16.00
    Covers Basildon Hall, Bulphan Hall, Vange Wharf.


  144. Harwich, Shottisham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVIII N.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", plus wide margins. Paper slightly darkened at edges, a line of light brownish off-setting in sea area. O.S. blindstamp 1866. £17.00


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    Gloucestershire


  145. Alvington LEASE FOR A YEAR of a cottage, an acre of land, wood ground by the name of Roughett, in Alvington. Attested copy on single large sheet, folio, plus cover leaf with docket title. James Parsons and Ann and Mary Davis to George Williams. 1805. £14.00

  146. Cheltenham CATALOGUE OF HORSES To be Sold by Auction at the Repository, Cheltenham... May 7, 1908. 4pp., folio. Folds. Lists 10 horses owned by A. Byard,. 4 hunters property of C. Ratcliff, 18 Cotswold Hunt Horses, and numerous horses of other owners. Some slight darkening of paper and slight wear on the 'Conditions of Sale' section on the back page... together with... single sheet catalogue, 1p, 4to, of sale of Carriages, Harness etc. on October 13th. 1908. £25.00

  147. Chipping Sodbury POSTER advertising auction sale at the Portcullis Hotel, Nov. 25th 1915.of Freehold Properties in the Parish of Chipping Sodbury and the Parish of Old Sodbury Size 34" x 22", many folds. Printed in very large letters, 'shadowing' of letters in white spaces. 1915. £24.00
    Lots include 'Beaufort Mews' in Broad Street, house in Horse Street, and two houses in Old Sodbury. Gives description of houses, with occupiers.


  148. Coleford ASSIGNMENT AND RELEASE of a Mortgage Term of 1000 years, Richard James of Coleford, yeoman and John Rosser of Coleford, Stonecutter, to Messrs. Marklove and Hicks, relating to six acres in Coleford known as Lower Long Leazes. 2 large vellum sheets, slightly yellowed, 5 wax seals. Lease for a year on paper loosely inserted. 1809. £16.00

  149. Gloucester Market AN ACT for establishing a proper Place for holding Markets and Fairs for the Sale of Live Stock in the City of Gloucester, and the Suburbs thereof, and for opening convenient Avenues thereto, and for watching and otherwise improving the said City. 26pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1821. £17.00

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

  151. Liberal Party LEATHER STATIONERY WALLET with lock, lacks key, with metal shield on the back, engraved with 'A Souvenir of Earl Spencer's Visit to Gloucester No. 10th 1896. Presented to W.J. Arnold by William Wooding Secretary of the Midland Liberal Federation....' Pigskin rubbed, handle detached and placed in pocket. 1896. £10.00

  152. Newent Railway AN ACT for extending the time for the completion of the Newent Railway.... 2pp., disbound. Act of Parliament. 1878. £8.00

  153. North Nibley ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Trustees of Robt. Mason's Estate to 3 messuages or tenements, gardens, orchard, at Pitcourt in the Parish of North Nibley. 11p., folio, tied at top corner. Details title from 1771 to 1853. 1856. £18.00

  154. North Nibley LEASE for a Year of a piece of ground planted with fruit trees in Tobboray in North Nibley, William Luce of Coaley to Robert Mason of North Nibley. Vellum, size 20" x 26", wax seal. 1838. £12.00

  155. Painswick MANY OF THE PARISHIONERS having expressed a wish to pay a tribute... to the Memory of their late lamented Vicar by following his remains to the grave... are respectfully informed that the funeral procession is appointed to leave the Vicarage at eleven o'clock... Printed notice, size 4" x 7", black border, with names of Churchwardens. The heading 'Painswick' in Gothic style lettering at head. Folds. Jan. 26, 1856. £7.00

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

  157. Stanton DISCHARGE of messuage and garden called Whites in Stanton, Thomas Evans the elder of Stanton, Weaver, and Joseph Evans his son to Thomas Evans and William Evans. On vellum, size 11" x 17", 2 small wax seals on tags. Witnessed on verso. 1717. £32.00

  158. Thornbury PARTICULARS for sale of the house 'Clouds', with Cottage, Garage, Stabling and 5 Acres. Price £4,250. 8pp., 4to, card wraps. Illustrations in text. n.d. 1930's? £10.00

  159. Westcote and Nether Westcote Estates AN ACT for vesting a certain Settled Estate of Ann Sylvester and others, in Westcott over Westcott.... in Trustees, to be sold for paying of Incumbrances thereon, and for purchasing other Estates.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £15.00


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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight


  160. Blendworth COURT BARON of the Manor of Chalton, Lord of the Manor the Duke of Beaufort. Surrender of a tenement called Little Steane. In Latin, on vellum, size 11" x 14", signed Beaufort with wax seal. 1690. £30.00
    Refers to a John Batt and his daughters Elizabeth Mary and Martha. Also mentioned are Nicholas Padwicke and Henry Haycroft. Describes the lands surrounding Batt's holding.


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

  162. Bullington, Leckford, Wherwell ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads and water-features hand-coloured. Some areas of land coloured and labelled with Lot numbers. 1875. £22.00

  163. Chapman and Hall HAMPSHIRE Pocket County Maps. With All the Railway Stations. Engraved map hand-coloured in outline, size 8" x 10", linen-backed, folding into tiny tartan slipcase with paper label, partly split at edges. c1860. £9.00

  164. Empshott, Newton Valence ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLIII, XLIV etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads and water-features hand-coloured, Le Court Estate shaded green, possibly relative to sale. 1882. £24.00
    Shows Upper Green, Cranbury Park, Hursley Park, Berry Down etc.


  165. Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Gloucestershire, Cornwall etc. ILLUSTRATED NOTEBOOK RECORDING EPITAPHS from churches in various counties. Size 8" x 6", marbled boards, half calf, rubbed, portion of calf on spine missing at base. Comprises: 20 pages (written on rectos only) recording the epitaph in a large clear hand, also giving name, place, date, five of the epitaphs having a decorative initial letter with small scene, etc., the others with a half or full page drawing of the church, and occasionally the tombstone including surrounding trees, etc. The drawings are in ink, some in a more bold and dark ink and others in a very fine line. All are very finely executed, with excellent minute architectural detail, and showing surrounding churchyard, trees etc.; 7 pages with fine ink drawing of a named church, taking up half the page, but no epitaph; 3 pages describing the church of Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, with half a page drawing of a granite cross, another of the church in the dunes, and two drawings with grey wash in the text; several pages headed in pencil with village name, presumably where he or she intended to write future epitaphs. T. Edmonds Wycombe watermark. Drawings dated at various times 1832-7. £220.00
    Churches include 11 in Hampshire (for example East Cowes, Dibden, Whitchurch, Boldre, Titchfield), 4 in Gloucestershire, 1 in Staffordshire, 2 in Devon etc. The epitaphs are nearly all poetical ones, for example John Paine, Blacksmith, Cheltenham 'My sledge & hammer lies declin'd/My Bellow's pipe have lost its wind... My coal is spent my iron's gone/My nails are drove my work is done'.


  166. Hanstead, Isle of Wight ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXIX. scale 6" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", linen-backed and folding into chipped 8vo endpapers. Water features hand coloured. Linen torn at one fold along three sections, and at another fold along one section. An estate at Hanstead shaded pink. 1866. £14.00
    Shows Newtown, Hanstead, Newtown River, Causeway Lake, small part of mainland.


  167. Mottisfont, Winchester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 299. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 20". Red stamp 'Intermediate' in margin, two points arrowed in light pencil and numbered 1 and 2 - possibly some proposed corrections. Railways inserted to 1903. £22.00

  168. Portsea AN ACT for building a new Chapel upon Portsmouth Common, in the Parish of Portsea... 37pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1787. £22.00
    John Monday and John Shean, Builders, had purchased the land on the South side of Prince George' Street, and wished to build the chapel there, at their own expense. The first minister of the Chapel was to be William Howell.



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    Hertfordshire


  169. Hertfordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX N.E and adjoining sheets. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 25" x 37", linen-backed and folding into sm. 4to cloth endpapers. Contours in red. 1925. £22.00
    Covers Knebworth, The Hoo, Codicote.



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    Kent


  170. Bacon's PLAN OF CHATHAM Rochester, etc. Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £18.00

  171. Barham, Denton, Nonington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LVII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1876, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00
    Covers Coldred Street, Broome Park, Fredville Park, Iledon, Kingston.


  172. Blean, Sturry, Herne Common ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1877, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00

  173. Canterbury ADMISSION of John George Saunders, of Dover, Kent, Grocer, to the Liberties and Freedom of the City of Canterbury. Certificate on vellum, printed with manuscript inserts, arms of the City top left. Size 6" x 9", two folds, signed by James Warren, Chamberlain, with fine wax seal. Some small foxing spots. 1830. £28.00
    He was to 'take no Apprentice that is an Alien born; and shall bring every of your Apprentices to the Chamberlain, and inroll their several Indentures...' etc.


  174. Canterbury AN ACT to enable the Trustees of the settled Estates of William Cullen to sell to Alexander James Beresford Hope... a Portion of that Estate for which an Offer has been made them by him. 8pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes 1p. Schedule describing the two pieces of land within the Precinct of the Monastery of Saint Augustine, and thirteen tenements in Monastery Street in Canterbury, with occupiers. 1846. £14.00

  175. Deptford MORTGAGE for 1000 years of two messuages and a Dye house situate opposite the end of High Street in the parish of St. Paul, James Noble to George Shove Jnr. Large vellum sheet, later indenture on verso. 1826. £15.00

  176. Preston, Westbere, Upstreet ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1877, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00

  177. Ramsgate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins... together with... Sheet LVIIIA. 2 items. First editions 1877, O.S. embossed stamp 1887. £20.00
    Most of Sheet XXXVIII is sea area. Covers the town of Ramsgate, as far north as Whitehall Water Works, Eastcliff Lodge, as far West as the Observatory and The Grange. Sheet LVIIIA shows only a very small strip of shore at Oldstairs Bay.


  178. Wateringbury, East Peckham, Hamptons ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. First edition 1871, O.S. embossed stamp 1898. £30.00

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



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    Lancashire


  180. Blackburn THE ELECTRIC LIGHTING ACT, 1882. Whereas the Town Council of the Borough... have applied to the Local Government Board for sanction to borrow money for purposes of Electrical Lighting... Notice is given that Arnold Taylor, Inspector appointed to hold the said Inquiry, will attend... at the Town Hall... Poster, the word 'Blackburn' in large heavy type-face, size 18" x 11". 1894. £12.00

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

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

  183. Blackburn, Borough of DANGER OF HANDLING CARCASES OF ANIMALS INFECTED WITH ANTHRAX Notice to Farmers, Butchers & Others... Poster warning of the danger of skinning or cutting the carcases of animals infected with Anthrax, and ordering that a carcase must be covered in quicklime before destruction. Size 13" x 8". Town Hall, July 1893. £12.00

  184. Liverpool BILL of D.A. Weaver, 135 Dale Street, Wholesale and Retail Grocer and Paper Dealer. Small bill with printed heading made out for 10 reams of 'Cap'. Stab hole. 1847. £5.00

  185. Liverpool WHOLESALE PRICE LIST Simpson, Roberts & Co., Stanley Street, Liverpool and at Halifax, Canada. 8pp., 4to, pink paper. Lists lobster, pineapples, suet, salmon, tomatoes, sardines etc. with prices for different types. Horizontal fold, small triangle-shaped piece torn from right margins. December 1896. £14.00

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

  187. Manchester CURATE'S LICENCE granting William Blamire the Perpetual Curacy of St. James Over Darwell within the Diocese of Manchester. Vellum, size 9" x 10", printed with manuscript inserts. Large papered seal of Bishop of Manchester on tag. 1868. £12.00

  188. Manchester FOUR BILLS of Wood & Westheads, Manufacturers of Smallware, Fringes, Umbrellas, Sewing Cottons &c, Plan and Fancy Ribbons, Moleskins... All with printed headings, 2 folio (3p. and 2p), and 2 4to. All made out for drapery items such as satins, braid, tailors twist etc... together with... 3 bills of John & Nathaniel Philips & Co., made out for lace, combs, shirt front, etc., all 1-3p. 4to., plus bill of Milne Cruden & Co., Flax Spinners & Bleachers. All made out to J. Roberts, Alfreton, Draper, and sent through the post with address on verso, postmarks etc. 8 items. 1850's. £12.00

  189. Manchester PLAN OF THE MOUNTAIN MINE at the Heaton House Colliery Working By Wm. H. Brancker & Co. Finely drawn manuscript plan in ink and 2 colours, on cartridge paper backed with linen, size 24" x 36" plus margins, rolled. Very fine large calligraphic title with each line in a different style of lettering, ornate floral compass rose, scale bar ('Scale of chains 32 yards each'). Shows workings with shafts etc., small area of woodland, areas shaded blue denoting 'Coals got by Mr Chapman', and in red 'coals got by W.H. Brancker from commencement of lease up to Augt. 1852.' With Reference Table showing Cheshire Measures. Some light dusting overall, 1" tear in margin. Daglish, St. Helens, Augt. 1852. £180.00

  190. Port of Liverpool AN ACT for allowing the Sale of certain East India Prize Goods in the Port of Liverpool. Pages numbered 685-686, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. £12.00

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



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  192. Kesteven POSTER announcing that Col. C. Luard, Inspector of the Local Government Board, will attend at the Town Hall, Sleaford, 8th August, 1899, to hold a Local Inquiry into the application by the County Council to borrow money for providing a Lunatic Asylum. 51 lines, large heading, size 20" x 13". 1899. £18.00

  193. Sheep Double Dipping NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Minister of Agriculture has... applied Parts I and II of the Sheep Double Dipping Order of 1920 to an area comprising... Lincoln (Kesteven) and Lincoln Castle... Fenton, Stragglethorpe, Beckingham... etc. Poster, size 34" x 23", orders printed in three columns. Folds, four punch holes in text and three in top margin... together with... NOTICE TO SHEEP-OWNERS. Sheep Scab Order of 1923. Poster, size 22" x 17", wear at vertical fold. 2 items. 1920-23. £17.00
    Sets out instructions for dipping, movement of Irish sheep, exposure at markets, etc.



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    London


  194. Christ Church AN ACT for shutting up and discontinuing a certain Way or Passage called Old Paris Garden Lane situate in the Parish of Christ Church in the County of Surrey, and for selling and disposing of the Ground and Soil thereof. 3pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1817. £10.00

  195. City of London Comptroller ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT Vellum document, 28" x 23", for transferring the appointment as Comptroller of The Chamber of the City of London from Dutton Seaman to his son. Rather creased, two small portions nibbled at edges not affecting writing. Lacks one wax seal. 1759. £24.00

  196. Gill (MacDonald) THE WONDERGROUND MAP OF LONDON TOWN The heart of Britain's Empire, Here is spread out for your view, It shows how many stations And bus routes not a few, You have not the time to admire it all? Why not take a map home, To pin up on you wall! Bird's eye view map, printed in bright colours, size 30" x 37", folded inserted in original 4to envelope, which is torn and ragged with some loss. The Westminster Press, 1914. £300.00
    The original poster was very large: this is the retail version. MacDonald Gill was the younger brother of Eric Gill, and was commissioned in 1913 to design this map, the first of seven he designed for the Underground Electric Railways Company. The mixture of modern elements such as cartoon-like figures conversing in speech bubbles with motifs from medieval cartography make for a very unusual and striking map. 'Gill was inspired by medieval cartography to create, via text and imagery, and encylopaedic interpretation of place and time... combining the simplicity of a road map or town plan with the visual appeal of pictorial art... The city is presented in the manner of a medieval walled town...' See Elisabeth Burdon's article on the map in 'IMCos Journal' Spring 2009.


  197. Limehouse AN ACT to authorize the Metropolitan Board of Works to form an improved Communication between Limehouse and the Victoria Park... 16pp. 1858. £10.00

  198. Minories PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Two Valuable Leasehold Dwelling Houses with Shops... Nos. 97 and 100 on the West and Most Eligible Side of the Minories... which will be sold by auction.... 8th June, 1852.... 3pp., folio, folds. 1852. £14.00

  199. New Bond Street BILL of John and Charles Turner, Goldsmiths and Jewellers, No. 58 and 59 New Bond Street. 4to, engraved heading with royal coat of arms and name of engraver, Stead & Moody, Brewers St., Golden Square. Made out to a Thomas Stevens for a gold chain, gold bracelets and earrings and a morocco case for them. Receipt attached. 1821. £10.00

  200. Palmer & Co. WHOLESALE PRICES OF PATENT CANDLES None of which require Snuffing. Leaflet listing 14 different type of candle, in thin decorative border, with prices for different sizes, 1p., 8vo., with on adjoining leaf a letter from the manufacturer explaining the price rise due to the increase in the price of tallow. 1846. £14.00
    Includes 'Batswing Candles', 'Decimal Palm Candles' etc. The Manufactory was in Sutton Street, Clerkenwell.


  201. Poupard (Thos. J), Tooley St., London S.E. ILLUSTRATED PRICE LIST of Weighing Machines, coal sacks, sack holders, etc. 4pp., folio, printed in red and black. Numerous illustrations of machines. Traces of horizontal folds. c1890. £22.00

  202. Standard Contracting Company, Bush Lane LEAFLET advertising 'Something New in London - The Checker Car', with prices etc. 4pp., 4to, three large illustrations showing 'the latest device in the field of Advertising... a changing advertisement 10 feet long and 3 feet high on both sides of a vehicle...'. c1910. £16.00
    The illustrations show the advertisement on the car, and the advertisement changing.



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    Monmouthshire


  203. Bedford (F), Photographed by EASTNOR CASTLE, THE PRINCIPAL FRONT. Photograph size 4" x 6", mounted on thin card with printed title 'Eastnor Castle. The Principal Front'. Photographed by F. Bedford'. Overall size of card 7" x 10", printed thin red line around photograph. c1870?. £18.00
    Shows the castle with many turrets on a slight rise - the building filling the print horizontally.


  204. Cary (J) A MAP OF MONMOUTHSHIRE from the best Authorities. Engraved map, size 16" x 16", fully hand-coloured in hundreds. Compass rose, border. Some light creases, two small edge tears. 1805. £35.00


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    Norfolk


  205. Burnham Deepdale A TRUE TERRIER of all the Glebe lands.... belonging to the Rectory and parish church.... with a dwelling house and other outhouses belonging.... 1p folio, listing 20 pieces of land with abutments, and acreage. Total measurement at foot of column, but it is not clear whether there was another leaf, as house is not mentioned specifically. 1747. £18.00

  206. Diss, Ixworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet L N.W. Size 13" x 18", plus wide margins. Railways inserted to November 1875. O.S. blindstamp 1893. £17.00
    Shows Euston Park, West Harling, Thornham Magna.


  207. Hempnall FREEHOLD TITLE of part of an estate at Hempnall. 12p., sm. folio, written on left half of pages only. Folded. Pages dusty and brittle at bottom. Writing untidy. c1843. £8.00
    Notes title from 1719 to 1843.


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


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  209. Northampton AN ACT for altering and amending an Act.... intituled An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting and watching the Town of Northampton.... and for continuing the Term of certain Tolls by the said Act granted. 6pp, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1797. £12.00

  210. Soke of Peterborough REGULATIONS AS TO MOVEMENT OF SHEEP Notice is Hereby Given... that the County of the Soke of Peterborough... have made the following Regulations as to Sheep brought into their District... Poster, size 20" x 15", setting out regulations on dipping, restrictions on movement to markets, etc. Standard Printing Works, Peterborough. 1923. £14.00


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  211. Denwick THIRTEEN RECEIPTS for rent of Denwick Colliery, 1661 - 1683. Manuscript, on slips of paper size 3" x 8" and slightly larger, docket title on verso. 1661-83. £35.00
    The owners, consecutively, were Joceyln Earl of Northumberland, Lady Percy (his daughter), Earl of Ogle and his wife Elizabeth, Charles Seymour and his wife Elizabeth. Elizabeth married three times. She owned vast Northumberland estates, including Alnwick Castle.


  212. Elsdon MANUSCRIPT CONDITIONS OF SALE To be sold by Auction at the House of Mr Dodsworth, the Queen's Head Inn in Newcastle upon Tyne 28th day of October 1829... An Undivided Moiety of the Freehold Estate called Duddles... containing 500 Acres of Mountain Pasture, with an Inclosure for Hay and Suitable Farm House.... Conditions of sale and brief description of property, as above, on 3p. folio. The bidding has been recorded on the verso, in 26 steps, with the names of the bidders. 1829. £22.00

  213. Newcastle WILL of Thomas Hockin of Newcastle upon Tyne, gent. 1p., folio, written in a small neat hand, signed by Hocking with small wax seal. With codicil relating to a lease granted by the Earl of Newcastle, also signed by Hockin. Repaired split at fold at bottom. Folded, with docket title on verso. 1654. £30.00
    Bequeathes twenty pounds a year to the poor of Frithelstock in Devon, property at Frithelstock and Knavery to his brothers Henry and John, and his cousin.


  214. Williamson, Printer, Newcastle I SHALL BE MARRIED ON MONDAY MORNING. and The Pope He leads a happy life. Attractive broadside, with decorative border, two illustrations, one of a milkmaid carrying her stool and pail, the other a minster smoking a pipe. Size 10" x 7". Number 27 at bottom right. c1840. £28.00
    Illustrated in Leslie Shepard's 'The History of Street Literature'.



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  215. Colston Basset APPORTIONMENT OF RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Colston Basset. 19 pages on vellum, written on one side only, column heads printed with information entered in manuscript, size 19" x 24" limp calf wraps. Tear in calf on back wrap, which is also rubbed at edges. 1842. £90.00
    Lists landowner, occupier, name of property, cultivation, quantity, remarks.


  216. Ratcliffe upon Trent AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Meadow... in the Parish of Ratcliffe upon Trent... 31pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1787. £24.00


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

  218. Aynho Station A CATALOGUE OF 332 FAT SHEEP 65 Fat Oxen Heifers and Cows, Weaning Calf, Fat Hogs and Porkets, which will be sold by auction... Nov. 15th, 1887. Poster, size 15" x 10", traces of light folds. T.W. Pankhurst, Machine Printer, Bicester. 1887. £22.00
    Gives times of up and down trains at Aynho.


  219. Henley upon Thames AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Thames at the Town of Henley upon Thames... and for making commodious Avenues thereto... 48pp, plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. Some light spotting in bottom margin of first 5 leaves. 1781. £18.00
    With 2p. schedule of properties, with occupiers etc.


  220. New (E.H) PICTORIAL KEY to the View from the Roof of the Bodleian Library... Showing the Characteristic Features of the Principal Buildings... Printed sheet size 9" x 9", plus margins, showing a large compass rose at the centre with small illustrations of the colleges, churches etc., arranged in circular form. Folded three times. F. Madan & E.H. New 1917. £14.00

  221. Oxford AN ACT for amending certain of the Mile-ways leading to Oxford... for rebuilding or repairing Magdalen Bridge, for making commodious Roads from the said Bridge... 66pp., sm. folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. Paper of some leaves slightly darkened. 1771. £16.00

  222. Pangbourn AN ACT for building a Bridge at or near the Ferry over the River Thames from Whitchurch... to the opposite shore... 36pp, plus cover leaf, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1792. £17.00

  223. Steeple Barton EXTRACT FROM THE AWARD of the Commissioners acting under an Act of Parliament for dividing and enclosing the common fields.... within the parish of Westcott Barton... within the Liberty of Middle Barton in the parish of Steeple Barton... in so far as relates to the Allotments in lieu of property of Samuel Churchill a Bankrupt. Manuscript, 26p., folio, docket title. Paper watermarked 1838. £30.00
    The Act dated from 1796.



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  224. Ellesmere area FARM ACCOUNT BOOK 1825 - 1829. Manuscript on 40 pages in 4to notebook, marbled wraps, slightly worn at bottom of spine. Records expenses on chickens, pigs, threshing, seeds, cheesecloth, salt, malt, coal, lime, servants' wages, etc. Rather untidy writing. One page has been torn out. 1825-9. £55.00
    Includes 'Ellen Davies Mantua Maker', 'taking wheat to Erbistock', 'Hanley pump maker's bill', 'Llewellin garden seed and asparagus plants', 'pd. for mending winnowing machine', 'Buckley expenses Shrewsbury fair'.


  225. Quatford QUATFORD CHARTER ANGLICE Transcribed from a Copy in the Hand Writing of the late Revd. Rich. Higges, Vicr. of Quatford near Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Manuscript on 7 pages, 7" x 6", title as above on first leaf, held at left edge with a pin 'GR' watermark. Transcript made second half of 18th century. £46.00
    'In the Time of King William the Conqueror Roger de Belesimio The Earle... The Countess his Wife Builded A Church in or at Qwatford In Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ... They gave Ardinton, except the Land of Walter Faber (or the Smith) and that Land that lyeth between the Water & Mountn. near to the Bridge, And from That Land where The Burgh... now Called Bruges, Burgnorth or Bridgenorth is situate... for A Convocacion house or Chapter of Dean and Presbnds. (Calupino, Latino barbarum capulo or Capulino) in or over which he presided....



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  226. Ashton ASHTON PRIORY, NEAR BRISTOL Pencil drawing so titled, on 'Bristol' paper, size 10" x 13". A fine detailed drawing in soft pencil showing figures on a lane outside a large house with walled garden, Gothic windows on first floor, tall tree in foreground framing view, larger building just seen through trees behind house. Signed 'MS' March 23, 1826. £40.00
    Shows in detail the architecture of the house, with 'Gothic' windows, porch, decorative details on roof etc.


  227. Bath Auction PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Business Premises Situate on the Main Road at Twerton-on-Avon, near Bath, Which Will be Offered for Sale by Auction... April 29th, 1901. Includes Stanley House, Stanley Cottage, Shop, and Stables. Folio, 1p, plus Conditions, folded with docket title. 1901. £10.00

  228. Bath Auction PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 13 Johnstone Street, Bath, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Hawkins & Son, At the Porter Butt Hotel, Bath, On Monday, April 2nd, 1883. Folio, 3pp. (including 2p. Conditions of Sale), folded, few ink splashes and numbers. 1883. £10.00
    With description of house.


  229. Bath Auction PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Desirable.... Properties known as 30, The Paragon, 5,6 & 7 Newbridge Road, and 4 Ashley Avenue, Lower Weston.... Which will be offered for Sale By Auction By Powell & Powell at the City Auction Mart, on Tuesday, 15th Day of March, 1904. Folio, 4pp, folded. 1904. £10.00

  230. Bath POSTER advertising Auction on the Premises on 8th Day of July, 1874, of 'All that Substantially-Built and Commodious Residence, No. 5 August Place, otherwise Augusta House, Lyncombe Hill, commanding extensive and picturesque views... on the Same and Following Days Will Be Sold The... Household Furniture and Contents... In Drawing Room - Suite of Rosewood Furniture, 6 octave Grand Pianoforte by Broadwood.... Size 40" x 25", folds, some creasing at folds. Keene, Printer, Bath. 1874. £25.00
    With description of house, and list of contents room by room.


  231. Bathampton WATERCOLOUR titled bottom right 'Bathampton Ferry Mill. 1864.' Watercolour in blue and grey wash, water of the weir highlighted in white, drawing in ink. On grey paper, size 7" x 10", painted to the eges of the paper. Shows the view across the weir to the mill buildings, woods behind the buildings. Top of a stone wall in the foreground. 1864. £36.00

  232. Batheaston SOUTH BANK General Goaby's, Batheaston. July 4th, 1865. Drawing in ink and blue and gey wash, size 9" x 11", slight damping down 3" of right-hand edge. Shows part of the house, with a conservatory in front, surrounding trees... together with... VICARAGE BATHEASTON, same size and type, showing the vicarage with bay window, three gabled rooms in roof, church tower on the right, other rooftops in distance. Two figures sketched in in pencil in front of the house, but not completed. Paper rather soft and slightly toned due to damp in right hand corner, small tear repaired on verso. 2 items. 1865. £60.00

  233. Batheaston WATERCOLOUR DRAWING titled 'Bath Easton Villa 1864' bottom right. Drawing in ink with blue and grey wash, on thick paper, size 8" x 11". Shows house at the centre, with large bay window with balcony and crenellations at top. 1864. £38.00
    With good architectural detail.


  234. Batheaston WATERCOLOUR DRAWING titled bottom left 'Batheaston House 1864'. Drawing on pale grey paper in ink and shades of grey wash, size 8" x 11", showing the house with two storeys and five dormer windows, framed by trees, large garden running down to the river, two figures on the lawn. Small chip at right edge. 1864. £35.00
    Good architectural detail of the house, figures are amateurish.


  235. Bathford AVONDALE HOUSE, BATHFORD Watercolour. Ink drawing with blue and grey wash, on thick paper size 9" x 10". Titled in bottom right corner. Shows the house with good architectural detail, glasshouse to the right, river with moored rowboat in foreground... together with... 'Bathford seen under the Railway Bridge 18th July 1864.' Drawing in ink and grey wash, 8" x 11". Shows the village in the distance, tower on the horizon, framed in the arch of the bridge. 2 items. 1865. £60.00
    Drawing by a good amateur.


  236. Bathford WATERCOLOUR DRAWING titled bottom right 'Bathford' Sept. 1864.' On thick paper, size 9" x 11", in blue and grey wash, with drawing in ink. Shows the village in the middle distance, tower in the far distance on the hill, trees in foreground, a large house to the left of the village, train on railway line... together with... unfinished view of Bathford, looking up the river to the village in middle distance, tower on the hill to the right. The large tree and the river in the foreground have not been coloured, but the village and surrounding fields have been finished. 2 items. 1864. £65.00

  237. Blackmore Farm, Crewkerne HANDBILL. To be Let By Survey. At the George Inn, in Crewkerne.... 7th Day of January next... All that Messuage or Dwelling-House.... 158 Acres of Arable, Meadow Pasture and Coppice Ground.... called Blackmore Farm.... The Present Tenant, Mr John Slade.... will shew the Premises.... Size approx. 8" x 10". Jolliffe, Pr. Crewkerne, 13th Dec. 1822. £24.00

  238. Bruton PLAN, SECTION AND BOOK OF REFERENCE of so Much of the Wilts. Somerset & Weymouth Railway (Amendment No. 1) Bruton Deviation, As Relates to the Parish of Bruton, 1846. Printed wraps, size 21" x 15", sewn at edge. Comprises:- Private Bills, Standing Orders of the House of Lords, 2pp., small folio; 4p. of Schedules, Folio, written on one side only, giving number on Plan, Description of Property, Owner, Lessee, Occupier (includes Sheephouse Farm Extra Parochial); 2 lithographed plans showing the area of land required shaded pink, Bruton Deviation No. 1, size 17" x10", Bruton Deviation No. 2, size 17" x 26". Repaired 6" tear in blank area of Plan 2. Shows Gants Mill, Church and Vicarage, Sheephouse Farm, Quarry etc. Properties marked with numbers referring to Schedules; 2 folding sheets of sections, each 9" x 27". Plans engraved on stiff paper. 1846. £110.00
    The Engineer for the line was I.K. Brunel.


  239. Clark (W), (Collinson, Rev. J) A SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE TOWNS, PARISHES, HAMLETS AND MANORS IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET Within the following Hundreds; (Vol. I) Abdick and Bulstone; Andersfield; Bemstone; Brent cum Wrington; Brewton, Cannington and Bath Forum; (Vol. II) Chew, Carhampton, Chewton, Crewkerne, and Frome, Part of Hillhuouse Liberty, Liberties of Cranmore and Witham Friary; (Vol. III) Hundreds of Frome, Glaston Twelve Hides, Hareclive and Bedminster, Houndsborough, Berwick & Coker. W. Clark Bristol 1827. Manuscript in a neat hand, 3 volumes, 12mo, 294 pages in all, title page with neat capitals. Full diced calf, gilt, gilt panels on spine, morocco label on spine with title 'Somerset'. There is an index in each volume, referring to families as well as villages. The villages in each hundred are described in alphabetical order. The manuscript is a transcript of parts of Collinson's 'History of Somerset'. However there are some amendments to Collinson, bringing it up to date, in respect of the figures for number of houses and inhabitants in the parishes, for example in the section of the manuscript on Kenton Malreward Clark has information on inhabitants whereas Collinson has none: 'the number of houses is 34 forming a long street in the shape of an L and of Inhabitants 196'; this is also true for Cadbury South, Compton Pauncefoot. For other villages Clark has upped the number of inhabitants and houses. 1827. £300.00

  240. Cotterell (H.F) MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF THE CITY OF BATH. Drawn to illustrate Dr. Tunstall's 'Rambles about Bath'. Size 17" x 18", scale two inches to a mile. 2" split at one fold, repaired on verso, small piece torn from left margin. c1870. £15.00

  241. Hillfarrance ASSIGNMENT of tenement at Redbridge in Hillfarrance, James Jarman, Thatcher, to Daniel Nitherton, husbandman. Vellum, 20" x 30", 3 wax seals. Ink faded but legible. 1717. £26.00

  242. Ilminster and Chard FOUR BILLS with printed headings. For Mitchell & Co., Wine & Spirit Merchants, Chard, 1875; W.T. Samways, Ilminster, 1903, with lithographed illustration of display of Norton Flours; and for William M. Bryant, Linen & Woollen Draper, Silk Mercer, Glover, Hatter &c, Ilminster, 1873; W. Sparks, Plumber, Painter, Glazier, Paperhanger, 1877. All made out for various items. 1873-1903. £16.00

  243. Ilminster CERTIFICATE OF THE CONTRACT For the Redemption of Land Tax, referring to 'Browns' Silver St., and five cottages in East St. known as 'Porters'. Folio, folded, printed with coat of arms, signed by Commissioners, details in MS. Sewn to corner are 2 smaller forms, with schedule listing occupiers, etc. Two small holes where folds meet. 1837. £16.00

  244. Ilminster POSTER advertising sale by auction at The Swan Inn of houses in Court Barton and Silver Street. Describes 4 Lots, with occupiers. Size 20" x 14", folds. 1877. £18.00

  245. Larkhall, Bath AUCTION POSTER. Sale of Long Leasehold Property at Larkhall, Bath. Powell & Powell have received instructions to Sell by Auction.... the Semi-detached desirable residence known as Brookleaze Lodge, No 23 Brookleaze Buildings, Larkhall, Bath.... Size approx. 28" x 17", folded, short tear to one fold. Bath: 1890. £20.00

  246. Ninehead GRANT OF ADMINISTRATION to Elizabeth Ludlow Widow of William Ludlow of Ninehead. Vellum certificate, printed with ms inserts, good papered seal of Archdeaconry of Taunton on tag. On verso is endorsement concerning Wiveliscombe Turnpike. 1853. £14.00

  247. Pitminster PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICES Eleven notices for Assessment Year 1842, printed in black and red, with manuscript inserts, for different landowners at Pitminster, with duty payable. Signed by Assessor. Oblong 4to, traces of fold. 1843. £12.00
    Does not mention the actual properties.


  248. Portishead Pier and Docks AN ACT to authorize the Bristol and Portishead Pier and Railway Company to construct Docks at Portishead, and to amend and enlarge the existing Acts.... 39pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1871. £17.00

  249. Taunton Property FOR SALE, BY PRIVATE TREATY In Two Lots, The Unique Residential Property known as "Wheatleigh" with tastefully laid out grounds, lawns and gardens, stables.... A pair of Attractive Gothic Cottages with Grass Land at Haines Hill, containing together 15 Acres. Messrs C.R. Morris Sons & Peard, Estate Agents, North Curry, Taunton. 4to, original wraps, 7pp and 4 pages of plates, large coloured folding plan in pocket at rear. c1920. £25.00

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

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


  252. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION For the Lives of three Persons; At Coxley-Pound Inn, In the Out-Parish of Saint Cuthbert in Wells... the First Day of December next.... The Undermentioned very Valuable Lands and Premises Situate at Polsham.... Handbill printed in a variety of type faces, size 13" x 8", some slight creasing. Purchasers and prices realised added in margins in a contemporary hand. Wells: Printed by J.E. Lewis, o whom may be had Stamps for Bills... November 12, 1814. £42.00
    Includes House called 'Carters', pasture called 'Polsham Field' etc.


  253. Western Division Election TO THE ELECTORS OF THE WESTERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Gentlemen, As the Dissolution of Parliament is at hand, I ask you again to place me in the proud position which I have held for the last six years as one of the Representatives of the Western Division of the County of Somerset.... Your faithful Servant, W. Gore Langton, Hatch Beauchamp, 17th March, 1857. Poster, size 20" x 11", some slight off-setting, one short tear. W. Wood, Printer, Williton, 1857. £35.00

  254. Weston-super-Mare SALE of 15 £50 Debentures in the Mendip Press, Ltd., in 5 Lots... for Sale by Public Auction... at the Railway Hotel, Weston-super-Mare, 18th June, 1912. Handbill, size 10" x 6", light water-stain in bottom margin, paper with some light creasing. 1912. £10.00

  255. Wookey TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at The Mitre Inn, in the City of Wells... 6th Day of February, 1809... An Eligible Farm & Lands, Situate in the Parish of Wookey... occupied by Mr. William Hill... in the undermentioned Lots... containing... 106 Acres... Handbill, size 16" x 10", listing 25 Lots, with name of field, orchard, etc., and measurement. Name of purchasers written in untidy hand down left hand margin, and some figures written in right margin. 2" repaired tear from top margin into title, paper generally rather creased, with some light browning. Bryan & Co., Printers, High Street, Bristol. 1809. £38.00
    On the verso is written neatly in ink the sum paid for Lots 1 and 10, with amount for deposit, auctioneers fee etc.


  256. Worle and Kewstoke PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF FREEHOLD MESSUAGES, OUTBUILDINGS, Closes of pasture, Arable and Orchard Lands, situate in the parishes of Worle and Kewstoke.... Containing in the whole about Fifty Acres, which will be Sold by Auction by Mr Samuel Norton, In Thirteen Lots at Rogers Hotel, Weston-super-mare, on Tuesday, September 16, 1862. Folio, 7pp, folded, short splits where folded. 1862. £16.00


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  257. Ashbourn, Calton, Wetton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXII N.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 15", plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo. 1866. £16.00

  258. Seighford and St. Mary's FIRST-CLASS FARM HOUSE & FARMSTEAD Water Mill, Mill House, and About 130 Acres of Land... together with Sundry Cottages.... also the Manor or Reputed Manor of Great Bridgford.... To be Sold by Auction.... the 7th day of May, 1859, at the Swan Hotel, Stafford. Two pages, folio, folds, paper slightly darkened, with 3p. Conditions attached at corner. 1859. £22.00

  259. 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

  260. Tunstall, Cheadle GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXXII.N.W. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Slightly dusty. Railways inserted to 1890, O.S. blindstamp 1901. £28.00


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

  262. Beccles POSTER advertising sale of Neat and Substantial Freehold Brick and Slated Cottage, in Two Tenements, with about a quarter of an acre, situate in Peddar's Lane, Beccles. Size 11" x 9", folds. Jarman, Printer, Beccles. 1842. £16.00
    Gives brief description of cottages with adjoining boarded and tiled building. One of the cottages was occupied by Stephen Battram, Woodman, the other untenanted.


  263. Lowestoft PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Buildings, and First-Class Building Scites adjoining the Town Hall and Within Twenty Yards of the New Market Place... To be Sold by Auction... 28th June, 1854. 3pp., folio, plus docket title, double place large scale plan showing plots. 1854. £18.00


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  264. Caterham, Oxted, Bletchingley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVII N.E and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Roads, water features and some buildings hand-coloured. Slightly grubby at edges, various areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales, and marked with dates. Second edition 1895-6. £24.00
    Shows Rooksnest Park, Greystone Lime Works, Marden Park.


  265. Crowhurst, Godstone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into worn 8vo wraps. Roads and water features hand-coloured. Burslow Lodge Estate and Harewoods Estate coloured and labelled in 'Gothic' lettering, with a few neat notes of dates. Linen worn through at seven points and stained on verso where folds meet, though paper sound, some slight discoloration at corners of sections. First edition 1873. £15.00

  266. Redhill, Reigate, Walton on the Hill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVI N.E. and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen and folding into 8vo wraps. Some areas outlined in colour wash, and marked with ink dates (presumably relating to sale). Edition of 1914. £22.00

  267. Weybridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map, size 36" x 60", no borders, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled wraps, printed label with manuscript inscription 'Surrey Corps of Guides', wraps slightly rubbed at edges. Water features hand coloured, large area of map outlined with thin pink wash line. c1900. £40.00
    Covers Oxshott, Chertsey, Bushy Park, Hersham.



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  268. Brighton PROBATE COPY of the Will of Anne Partington of Brighton, Spinster. Vellum, size 15" x 17", large papered seal, cracked. Outside very duststained. 1863. £12.00

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

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

  271. Golding (Miss) A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE ST. CLEMENT'S CAVES Hastings. Published by Miss Golding. Booklet, size 5" x 3", printed wraps. 11pp., illustration. A poem on the caves on the last page. c1900. £12.00
    Miss Golding was presumably the grand-daughter of Joseph Golding, who re-discovered the caves in 1825 whilst digging a recess in the rock for a garden seat.


  272. Heathfield PARTICULARS PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Hugletts Farm... for Sale by Auction... October 24th, 1922. 5pp., 4to, folding coloured plan loosely inserted. 1922. £16.00
    Included two cottages.


  273. Pevensey, Bexhill, Crowhurst, Brightling PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Landed Properties... comprising Fishers & Grantwyssell Farms, Burwash & Brightling; Crouchers Farm, Crowhurst; Actons Farm, Bexhill; Marshland in Pevensey... for Sale by Auction... May 24th, 1919. 17pp., small folio, 5 coloured folding plans, including one very large one, photograph on front wrap. 1919. £38.00

  274. Pulborough PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Estates lying dispersed in the Parish of Pulborough.... known as 'Brook House'.... 'The Windmill House'..... 'Gerrards Farm'.... 'Pie Mountain'..... to be Sold by Auction.... 5th day of August, 1879.... 6pp., folio, plus docket title, very large folding hand-coloured plan. 1879. £40.00

  275. Whatlington and Mountfield PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF..... FREEHOLD ESTATE together with Home Place and Dorrels and Hoath Farms, Whatlington and Mountfield.... comprising 206a. 1r. 23p.... A Gentlemen's Superior Residence.... first rate Stabling, Modern Farmhouse, Five Cottages.... To be Sold by Auction by Nicholas, Denyer & Co at the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, London, on Friday, June 10th, 1904. Large coloured folding plan, 2 photographic illusts, 7pp, original printed wraps, fold. 1904. £22.00


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  276. Birmingham VIEW OF ASTON FLINT GLASS WORKS Two mezzotint views on one sheet, each view size 5" x 9", plus margins, the two views printed from one plate, one below the other, overall size of paper 19" x 14", folded horizontally making a crease between the two plates. No imprint or title of any kind. c1810. £140.00
    The top view shows the works with a Regency facade, a pavement in front with elegant figures strolling and talking in doorway, the smoking cone behind, open countryside on the left with a house among trees in the distance. The lower view shows the canal in the foreground with barges and horse towing, the cone and works, with smoking chimneys, on the opposite bank, with figures working unloading barges. The two views present an interesting contrast.


  277. Parkfield PENCIL DRAWING of a large detached house with Georgian portico, path leading up to front door, walled garden with beds of shrubs, trees, foxgloves etc., edged with small shrubs. Drawing size 9" x 12" between borders, in ivory mount, overall size 16" x 18", titled in pencil in bottom margin 'Home of Mr & Mrs. Edward Haycock, Parkfields, Coventry.' On verso is written 'Where Sarah Snaly(?) was born'. Very detailed and attractive drawing in soft pencil showing all the architectural details. c1860. £45.00


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  278. Bishop's Cannings AN ACT For Dividing, Allotting, and laying in Severalty, the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Waste Lands and Commonable Places, within the Manor and Tything of Coate, in the Parish of Bishop's Cannings, in the County of Wiltshire. 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1778. £24.00

  279. Bratton, Westbury Leigh and Westbury AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of share in three houses, one of which is used as Reading Room and Lending Library in Westbury Leigh, shares in house and lands at Bratton, the 'White Horse Coffee Tavern', and houses in Church Road, Bratton Road, etc., in Westbury, for sale by auction, at Westbury, May 5th, 1885. Size W. Michael, printer, Westbury. 1885. £20.00
    Lists 12 Lots, with occupiers, etc.


  280. Calne Railway AN ACT for granting further Powers to "The Calne Railway Company." 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1864. £8.00

  281. Chippenham ACCOUNT OF MAUD HEATH'S CAUSEY typescript. 50 pages, folio, bound in red binder's cloth, title in gilt on spine, in manuscript apart from the first 8 pages which are typed. Comprises: Report by F. Goldney presented at the Meeting of the Trustees held at the New Hall, Chippenham on 9 July 1874; Maud Heath's Gift. Translation of the original Grant of Maud Heath dated 12th June 1474; List of Trustees of the Charity, 1505 - 1864, with dates of their appointment; List of Tenants; List of tenants of premises in Cook Street, messuage near the Bridge; dates and places of meetings of Trustees; Extract from Minute books of meetings of Trustees, 1752-1900; Properties mentioned in appointment of New Trustees March 1888; Schedule of Properties in 1874. Library number in gilt on spine, stamp on free endpaper. c1900. £60.00
    An 'Account of Maud Heath's Causey' was published by Revd. J. Jackson in 1854.


  282. Christian Malford Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN, That the Pigstye situate at Avon Farm, in the Parish of Christian Malford, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Mr Joseph Vines.... was, on the 9th day of August, 1880, ordered, determined, and declared to be a place infected with Swine Fever, is now by the said Authority declared To Be Free From Swine Fever.... By Order, R.W. Merriman, Clerk to the Authority, Marlborough, November 28th, 1880. Poster, size 11" x 8", few folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and Bookseller, Chippenham, 1880. £16.00

  283. Compton Basset Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN, That the Farm Premises at Compton Farm, in the Parish of Compton Basset, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Mr Thomas Rawlings.... were, on the 18th day of June, 1888, ordered, determined, and declared to be a place infected with Swine Fever, is now by the said Authority declared To Be Free From Swine Fever.... By Order, R.W. Merriman, Clerk to the Authority, Marlborough, July 21st, 1888. Poster, size 11" x 8", few folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and Bookseller, Chippenham, 1888. £16.00

  284. Fawley INDENTURE OF FINE relating to two messuages, two orchards and eight acres of land, in Bishops Closes and Fawley, James Pendlebury Hewit, Plaintiff, Peter Robins & Wife, and Joseph and Mary Bubb, deforciants. Vellum, size 11" x 17". 1773. £20.00

  285. Great Chelworth and Little Chelworth Manors AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Manors of Great Chelworth and Little Chelworth, in the Parishes of Cricklade Saint Sampson and Cricklade Saint Mary.... 16pp, recent boards. Act of Parliament. 1814. £17.00

  286. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS, from An Actual Survey made in the Years 1819 & 1820. Hand-coloured engraved map, scale approx. 1" = 3 miles, size approx. 23" x 27", with a vignette view of Salisbury Cathedral. Decorative title, Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation Table. Repaired tear at left hand edge, reaching about 2" beyond border, similar tear at right, but with two 1" 'tributaries'. Two or three small spots in margins. July 4th, 1829. £40.00

  287. Littlecote Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Tithing of Littlecot, in the Parish of Enford.... 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1814. £17.00

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

  289. Nether Swindon FINAL AGREEMENT whereby Thomas and Betty Herring assign any claim on a messuage, stable and garden in Nether Swindon to Theodora Morse, widow. On vellum, size 6" x 17". 1746. £15.00

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

  291. Pewsey PARTICULARS OF THE FREEHOLD ESTATE situate at West End. 2pp., 8vo, small plan. 1936. £8.00

  292. Poulshot PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Estate of Rich Grazing and Arable Land with Valuable Common Rights, with Comfortable Residence, Two Cottages.... which will be Sold by Auction... 21st August, 1873. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title. Large folding plan. 1873. £32.00

  293. Roads AN ACT for the more effectual repairing the Highways between Sheppards Shord and Horsley Upright Gate, leading down Bagdown Hill... 17pp. Black letter, cover leaf, floral initial letter. Act of Parliament. 1729. £20.00

  294. Salisbury AN ACCOUNT OF THOMAS CARTER Chamberlen of the Company of Bakers in the Citty of New Sarum of all Receipts and payments by him made... for one whole year.... Manuscript, 1p, size 16" x 12", folds. Sets out Receipts and Payments with totals, with large headings, and 'Rest due to the Stock of the house' etc. On the back of the sheet are three small lists of names, roughly written. 1635. £90.00
    Receipts include 'for inrolling of John Webb.... 2s', payments are for candles, 'a warrant against William Gardner at the Company's suite' etc.


  295. Salisbury Improvements AN ACT to alter, extend, and amend the Powers of Two Acts.... for better paving, lighting, and watching the City of New Sarum.... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £14.00

  296. Shrewton PARTICULARS WITH CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Old-Established Licensed Hotel... The Bustard Hotel, on Salisbury Plain, near Shrewton... with two enclosures of arable land... two brick-built and slated cottages... for sale by auction May 2, 1927. 4pp., 4to, vertical fold. 1927. £10.00

  297. Shrewton TO THE REV. R. GROSVENOR BARTLETT M.A. We the undersigned (Members of the Shrewton Choir) ask you to accept the accompanying Oak and Silver Inkstand as a small token of our esteem... Single sheet printed in a variety of typefaces, 4to, red border, lists 24 names. December 3rd 1895. £5.00

  298. Swindon PLANNING FOR SWINDON Exhibition at the Town Hall, April 18th - May 2nd, 1945. 8vo., 8pp., plans. 1945. £6.00

  299. Trowbridge AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of houses, stable and coach house in Yerbury Street. Size 25" x 20", folded. Some slight wear along part of two folds. 1908. £17.00
    Gives occupiers, measurements, lease details, etc.


  300. Warminster A PARTICULAR of the Freehold and Leasehold Estates for Sale by Auction by Roger Townsend by Order of the Assignees of the Estate and Effects of George Lye and Edmund Leigh Lye, Bankrupts at The Weymouth Arms Inn... 9th day of July, 1810. 3pp., folio. Lists 23 lots, with situation, occupier, description, terms of lease, names of 'lives' etc. Manuscript notes in ink in the margins, with list of prices realised, the four unsold lots with a cross over them. 1810. £65.00
    A note states the sale total was £7952. Lots include the 'Nag's Head Inn' in Market-place; the Cock Inn, and the house and garden adjoining, a house with coach house, stables and pleasure garden at Boreham. Some of the leases were held under the Marquis of Bath.


  301. Warminster TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the Lamb Inn.... 18th day of August 1820... the following Freehold & Leasehold Premises.... Handbill, size 12" x 8", listing 10 lots, with measurement of land, occupiers, details of leases with 'lives' etc. A column of 'nos. in the Award' added in manuscript in left margin. Bottom margin slightly trimmed, just clipping imprint. S. Yockney, Printer, George-Street, Warminster. 1820. £36.00
    Includes dwelling house in the Furlong, and at Top's near Pound-Street, two dwelling houses with a weaving shop and gardens at Cold Harbour, dwelling house with newly erected Oven and Bake House in East Street etc.


  302. Westbury PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Accommodation, Pasture and Arable Lands, together with a Good Building Site between the Town of Westbury and the Railway Station... which will be sold by auction.... 29th March, 1893. 6pp., folio, including 2pp. Conditions of Sale, large folding coloured plan. Split down most of spine. Staining down edge of docket title. 1893. £28.00
    Printed in a variety of attractive type-faces.


  303. Westbury Poor AN ACT for the Appointment of an additional Overseer for the better Government of the Poor of the Parish of Westbury.... Black Letter. 13pp, cover leaf. Recent cloth boards. Act of Parliament. 1786. £22.00

  304. Wheatley (William Walter) BISHOP CANNINGS Watercolour of the church, in soft light brown and grey tones with good detail of the architecture, attractive framing of the view in trees, small figure in foreground. Initialled. Size 10" x 15", painting completely filling paper, in buff mount. c1860. £200.00
    William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was a prolific painter of antiquities, churches, and old buildings in Wiltshire and Somerset. He worked for various patrons including George Weare Braikenridge. Thought to have been born in Bristol, he lived for a time in Rode, and later in Bath.



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  305. Alvechurch, North Bromsgrove ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS AND PLANS of the Outlying Portions of The Hewell Estate situated in Barnt Green, Cofton Hackett, Alvechurch & North Bromsgrove... The Beautiful Wooded Hills Forming part of the Lickey Range... Fishing and Sporting Rights on the Upper Bittell, Lower Bittell and Cofton Reservoirs... to be Offered by Auction... September 25th and 26th, 1919. 78pp., folio, stiff card wraps, cloth spine, three large folding coloured plans in pocket at back, 14 photographs tipped in, lacks one photograph (of Peewit Castle). 1919. £68.00
    With Historical Notes on Cofton Hackett, Cofton Hall, Lickey Hills. Includes High House Farm, Callow Hill Farm, Cooper's Hill Farm, Alvechurch; Bittell Farm, Barnt Green; Cofton Richards Farm, Cofton Hall.


  306. Dodderhill DECLARATION of Harriet Ricketts of Hill Court, Dodderhill that Elizabeth and William Ricketts, her parents were the same people as referred to in the extracts from the marriage register, 1785, and her brother was the person in the extract from the Register of baptisms, Tewkesbury, 1786, both enclosed. 1p., folio, plus the 2 extracts. 1860. £8.00


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  307. Aysgarth ASSIGNMENT of a mortgage for 500 years for securing £100, William Baines of Marton le Moor to Messrs. Heslop and Henry of Ripon. Vellum, size 25" x 31", two wax seals. Refers to the Low Inn at Askrigg in Aysgarth. 1812. £16.00

  308. Fountains Estate, Studley ENGRAVED LETTER-HEAD 8vo letter sheet with engraved view of Fountains Hall, size 2" x 3". Blank conjoint leaf. c1850. £7.00

  309. Horsley, Smith & Co., Hull SHARE CERTIFICATE for £100 preference shares. On thick paper, size 8" x 15", finely engraved, good plate mark. With counterfoil etc., attractive decoration down edge. Not completed. early 1900's. £14.00

  310. Huddersfield and Manchester Railway & Canal Co. ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT for the sale and purchase of land and buildings in the Township of Quick in Rochdale or Saddleworth, Joseph Smith of Tamewater, Woollen Cloth Manufacturer to the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway & Canal Co. 3p., folio, folded, affixed is a coloured plan on tissue paper of the area , scale 2 chains to 1", signed Joseph Smith. Small split at one fold, outside rather dusty. 1847. £25.00

  311. Kirkham WATERCOLOUR inscribed on verso (obviously later) 'E. Eng. Window at Kirkham Priory'. Attractive, finely-painted watercolour showing two ruined arched windows and ruined masonry in foreground, tree growing over arch, large building seen through the windows. Size 10" x 8", complete surface painted, narrow ivory mount. late Victorian. £40.00

  312. Leeds LEASE for 40 years of plot in Bramley, John Haley of Bramley Cloth Manufacturer to William Parson and others, Trustees of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Bramley. 2p on paper, folio. Includes coloured sketch plan of land on Waterloo St. 1845. £18.00

  313. Scarborough REAL PHOTO POSTCARD 'Scotch Herring Girls at Work, Scarborough. Shows girls working on the Quay around large vats, many barrels, boats in background. Traces of paper on verso where once pasted on paper. A fine crisp image, c1910.... together with... 'Gipping' Herring, Scarbro.', real photo postcard, used, 1914, and a 1925 postcard showing 'Scotch Fisher Girls, Scarborough', together with a Kingsway Real Photo card of the Fish Quay, c1914. 4 cards. 1914-25. £26.00

  314. Sheffield LETTERHEAD of The Hardy Patent Pick Co. Ltd. 4to, decorative heading with medals gained and view of works, list of tools etc. for miners down left side in red and black. Typed letter re. order for coal forks. Number written in ink in large hand in the middle of the bill. 1909. £4.00

  315. Skelton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION On Saturday the 28 day of October 1820, at the House of Eliz. Green, the Duke William Inn, by Mr. John Watson, Houses and Land at Skelton, in Cleveland. Printed in large typefaces with 6 lines of description of each of the 2 Lots. Size 14" x 8", traces of folds. Marshall, Printer, Guisbro'. Sept, 26. 1820. £42.00
    Comprised 2 cottages with Wright Shop, Orchard, Garth, and half a Pew in Skelton Church, and An Allotment on Manless Green 'desirable to any Person... anxious to Build; as there are good Public Quarries in and for the use of the Township, where the Purchasers will have right to win Stones'.


  316. Wakefield POSTER advertising the Spectacular Comic Pantomime Robinson Crusoe, at the Opera House, Wakefield. On stiff card, size 12" x 8", holes at top which were to hold thread for hanging, picture of Crusoe and Friday on the beach. c1954. £12.00

  317. Whitby AN ACT to continue the Duty of One Farthing per Chalder on Coals... and for the more effectual repairing and maintaining the Piers and Harbours of Whitby. Cover leaf + 4pp, disbound, black letter. Act of Parliament. 1781. £14.00

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


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  319. Guernsey ACQUEST du Sr. Procureur du St. Gabriel Knapp d'un Qartier de Froment de rente a recevr. de Nicolas Blondel des Jannet a St. Sauveur. Manuscript in French on 2p. sm. 4to, blank conjoint leaf, signed Pierre Des Jersey and two others. 1777. £22.00

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


  321. Jersey BRITANNIA EXCURSIONS ROUND THE ISLAND E. Gilley, Celebrated Four-Horse Excursion Cars will leave the Britannia Livery Stables... Every Morning at 9.30... Handbill listing the different itineraries for every day of the week, and on the verso an advert for Gilley's Britannia Concerts at the Concert Room, Bath Street, and the 'Sunday Special Trip' excursion. Size 6" x 10", stab hole in margin, traces of folds. Le Lievre, Typ., Halkett Place. 1877. S £28.00


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  322. Crawford family of Donegal COMMONPLACE BOOK with Index. Manuscript, decorated with cutting from magazines, in black and white and colour, and photographs, 1860's - 70's. 4to, half calf, rubbed, split in calf at part of spine. 266p., and 22p at the end after some blanks. Includes articles on birds, and natural history, of the imaginative 'Dialogue' kind, letters he has written to the paper, thoughts on religion ('An Imaginary Dialogue between an Infidel and a Believer', 'Shall I become a Free Man?'), genealogy of his grandfather and grandmother (Crawford and Delap), 'List of Barristers I was acquainted with in 1829' (24 names with residence and when called), thoughts on the difficulties of the lower classes in his town, 1879 'it is painful to think that in a Town having so small a size 600 persons have been reported as in a state of destitution'. There is much on members of his family, including (i) an account of his father's experiences on the frigage 'Quebec' in the war against the French: he had to jump from a burning boat after an action, and was picked up by a French vessel the 'Surveillante' to which he managed to swim (having been taught to swim by 'the Rev. Dr. Crawford who wrote the history of Ireland'. Describes his treatment on board, appointment as surgeon's mate on the 'Orpheus' in 1780, etc. (ii) Career of John Duncan Crawford (with a photo), his service in the 2nd Bengal Cavalry as a surgeon, his experience at the execution of Mutineers in India (1p.) 'the first volley laid 19 on the ground either dead or writhing in anguish, one only was left standing. John turned away from the sight...' (iii) Robert's experiences in Canada while working on the Grand Trunk Railway, and his 'providential escapes' when two friends drowned near Collnagareget. (iv). Emily's journey to Australia, 1855, and arrival at a primitive station. Her husband(?) is appointed by Bishop Barker to Gooma Manera 'his District was nearly the size of Scotland' (4p). Also poem written for Emily 'Christmas day 1847'. There are 7 small photographs (one is named 'John Duncan Crawford, another 'R.C. Birch Place'). 1870's and 80's. £170.00

  323. Dublin AN ACT to amend an Act, passed in the Forty-seventh Year of His present Majesty, for improving and rendering more commodious such Parts of the County and County of the City of Dublin as are situate on the South Side of the River Anna Liffey, and West of His Majesty's Castle of Dublin... Pages numbered 997-1010, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1817. £10.00

  324. Dublin to Mullingar Road AN ACT to continue an Act, passed in the Parliament of Ireland in the Thirty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, for improving and repairing the Turnpike Road leading from Dublin to Millingar... Pages numbered 1161-1166, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1817. £10.00

  325. Dublin to Tarmonbury Canal AN ACT to dissolve the Corporation of the Royal Canal Company in Ireland, and to appoint Commissioners for inquiring into and examining the Claims of the Creditors of the said Company, and other Matters, relating to the said Company, and to provide for carrying on and completing the Canal from Dublin to Tarmonbury on the River Shannon. Pages numbered 661-671, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1813. £12.00

  326. Irish Cattle AN ACT to permit the free Importation of Cattle from Ireland. Cover leaf + pages numbered 267-272, small folio, disbound, some foxing, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Mark Baskett, 1765. £10.00

  327. Irish Employment AN ACT to Indemnify Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices or Employments in Ireland according to Law. Pages numbered 453-454, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1802. £10.00

  328. Irish Promissory Notes AN ACT for suspending.... an Act.... to continue and amend Two Acts, made in the Parliament of Ireland for restraining the Negociation of Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange, under a limited Sum, within Ireland. Pages numbered 21-22, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. £10.00

  329. Irish Yeomanry AN ACT to enable His Majesty to accept and continue the Services of certain Troops or Companies of Yeomanry in Ireland. Pages numbered 581-584, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1802. £12.00

  330. Kilmainham Hospital AN ACT to render valid and to authorize the Payment and granting of certain Pensions at Kilmainham Hospital; and to empower the Commissioners of the said Hospital to commute Pensions for a Sum of Money in certain Cases. Pages numbered 1117-1119, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1813. £14.00

  331. Londonderry & Coleraine Railway Co. CERTIFICATE OF TWENTY FIVE SHARES made out to John Conquest of Finsbury Square. Printed on pale blue paper, size 6" x 8", ms. inserts. Embossed seal of Company. 1848. £25.00

  332. Porter (William), Dublin, Printer THE IRISH FARMERS' JOURNAL and Weekly Intelligencer. August 24, 1816. 4pp., size 13" x 10", woodcut of man ploughing below title. The main articles are not specifically of Irish interest, but there is a report of the trial of cotton workers who burned a house at Carrickfergus, advert for 20 named horses to be sold at Freffans, Co. Meath, house to let on the Liffey at Kilcullen etc. Some light browning patches on first page. 1816. £18.00


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  333. Aberdeen RECEIPT Received from Mr. Menzies One Year's Assessment on Account of the House of Correction for the City and County of Aberdeen... Printed slip with list for lands, fishings, house, shop, manufacturing house, filled in with assessment for a dwelling house, approx. 3" x 7". 1810... together with 2 other similar receipts on account of the House of Correction, 1811 and 1834, a receipt for Police Tax, 1810, for Statute Labour and Rogue money, 1807... together with... two receipts for tax on the lands of Pilmickston in Old Machar, 1775 and 1779... together with a printed receipt with ms inserts for Copland & Milne, 1813 for candles, and a receipt for subscription to the Aberdeenshire Horticultural Society paid by John Menzies of Pitfoddles, and a blank receipt form for board at the Aberdeen Lunatic Asylum. 1813. All receipts except the last filled in in manuscript. 10 items. 1775-183-. £34.00

  334. Edinburgh ALBUM or Tributes of Remembrance, Anaple Thomson, Edinburgh, Nov. 29th, 1862. Attractive album of manuscript poetry and some watercolours. 64 pages, plus blanks. Size 9" x 7", full green calf, gilt, slightly rubbed at edges. Very fine calligraphic title page of a high standard of penmanship, with calligraphic eagle, etc., signed by Anaple Thomson, poems by Shelley, Burns etc, a poem 'To A Wild Rose. Anaple Thomson. August 1863.', and another apparently original poem by her, poems written by friends, e.g. 'To Anaple' by Maggie Macdowell, 23rd July, Edinburgh 1862.' Two watercolours of flowers drawn on card with lacy embossed borders pasted in. 1862-3. £70.00

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

  336. Edinburgh BILL of James Taylor Mackay, Hat Manufacturer & Patentee, for the Light Elastic Water Proof Bever & Silk Hats. Bill, 4to, engraved heading, with small vignette of a beaver. Made out for 9 items to Sir George Mackenzie, Moray Place. 1847. £8.00
    Includes 'livery hat;, 'cockade', 'paramatta Band'.


  337. Edinburgh LIST OF WINES Sold by Messrs. J. Cockburn & Campbell, St. Andrew's Square. 1p, 4to, printed, listing in columns price in wood, price per dozen etc. Under the list is a bill for 1 doz. sherry, Feb. 16, 1833. Folds. 1833. £10.00

  338. Forfeited Estates AN ACT for applying certain Balances arising from the Forfeited Estates in Scotland, towards making Canals, Harbours, and other Publick Works there. 3pp., sm. folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1806. £10.00

  339. Highlands of Scotland AN ACT to amend Two Acts for maintaining and keeping in Repair the Military and Parliamentary Roads in the Highlands of Scotland. 8pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1824. £12.00

  340. Indian Cholera in Scotland AN ACT for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in Scotland. Pages numbered 57-60, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1832. £12.00

  341. Martin (Henry), Sculpt. PLAN OF TAIN Scale 6" to 1 mile. Engraved plan, size 12" x 11", hand-coloured in outline. c1835. £22.00
    Names owners of property. Covers area from Morrangie to the River Tain.


  342. Scottish Mussels AN ACT for the Protection of Mussel Fisheries in Scotland. Pages numbered 893-894, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1847. £11.00


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  343. Amlwch AN ACT for enlarging, deepening, cleansing... the Harbour of Amlwch, in the Isle of Anglesey. 19pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1793. £18.00

  344. Brecon and Hay Roads AN ACT for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act, passed for repairing the Road from the Town of Brecon, through the Town of Hay, in the Builth and Hay Turnpike Road, near Llyswen, in the County of Brecon, and for more effectually repairing the Road leading from the Furnace Turnpike Gate, to the Gate leading to Garthbrengy Common, in the said County. Pages numbered 573-582, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1804. £11.00

  345. Llangollen THE FREEHOLD PROPERTY KNOWN AS 'PLAS NEWYDD' Famous as a Show Place throughout the World on account of its being regarded as the best existing example of Black and White Domestic Architecture... and also from the fact that for many years it formed the home of... the celebrated 'Ladies of Llangollen... Included is... 'The Hermitage'. For Sale by Private Treaty. 13pp., large 4to, photo on front wrap, and 3 full-page photographic plates, with 1p. coloured plan at end. (1933). £46.00
    The property was owned by the Earl of Tankerville, and was sold to Llangollen District Council. Detailed description of the rooms, carvings etc.


  346. Moylgrove, Haverfordwest, Fishguard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XL. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 35". Mounted on linen and folding into 8vo paper endpapers, small key map. Watermarked 1851. £30.00

  347. Swansea SOUVENIR OF THE OPENING OF THE GUILDHALL SWANSEA by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent on the twenty-third day of October in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty four. 46pp., size 12" x 9", gold and black card covers, covers rubbed at edges and spine, small splits at head and foot of spine, some creasing in front wrap with cracking of gold surface. Many illustrations, including two tipped-in colour plates of Brangwyn panels. 1934. £18.00
    The 'British Empire Panels' by Frank Brangwyn were originally intended for the Royal Gallery in the House of Lords. He planned to show the part played by the Empire in the Great War, but 'after two years' work on it, Mr Brangwyn, realising that the horror and miseries of war were best forgotten' changed the conception and painted the 16 panels to represent the glories of peace 'symbolic of the various peoples, flowers, fruits, plants and animals of the Empire'.



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  348. Advertising ANSTIE'S GOLD FLAKE Advert in bright colours on very glossy paper, showing open packet of cigarettes 'Just Your Line!'. Size 8" x 26". No white margin at sides, although there is at top and bottom, difficult to say if it has been trimmed or not. c1950. £12.00

    COMMONWEALTH ACT

  349. Almshouses, Poor Knights AN ORDINANCE for the Continuance and Maintenance of the Alms-Houses & Alms-Men called Poor Knights and Other Charitable and Pious uses, Whereof the late Dean and Canons of Windsor were Feoffees in Trust. 13pp., small folio, plus cover leaf. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Black letter, with coat of arms on cover leaf and at head above title on first page, last leaf loose and browned at edges, cover leaf slightly spotty. Ordered by His Highness the Lord Protector and the Council 1654... Henry Hills and John Field, Printers, 1655. £55.00
    The lands whose revenues were to be used to support the foundation were mainly in the West Country.


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

  351. Asnieres, Paris CACHEMAILLE Tout pour Harley. Tarif Des Pieces Detachees. Septembre 1923. 16pp., 8vo, printed on lilac paper, small illustration of tricycle type motorbike with two seats on cover. 1923. £18.00

  352. Baltimore CATALOGUE OF BANNING CARRIAGE WORKS Manufacturers of Road Carts and Buggies, Surreys and Daytons, Spindle and Road Wagons, Harness and Whips. 32pp., size 5" x 6", paper wraps. Numerous illustrations. c1900. £45.00

  353. Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Bedfordshire Sheet XXXV N.E. and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 38", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps, Stanford label. Contours in red. Edition of 1925. £26.00
    Covers Harpenden, Redbourn, Flamstead


  354. Bootle and Broughton, Cumberland and Lancashire PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of Freehold and Customaryhold Land, Dwelling-Houses, and Cottages, to be Offered for Sale by Auction... 25th May, 1887. 5pp., plus two very large folding coloured plans. Folio, folded with docket title. 1887. £32.00
    The Vendors were the Trustees of the late Rev. J. Postlethwaite.


  355. Bristol and Plymouth CORRESPONDENCE between the Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Association Ltd., and Bristol Docks Committee, relating to their request to lease sheds at Avonmouth. 4 letters from the Company, 1-2p. 4to, and 3p 8vo., with printed heading with company's crest, and two from the Docks Committee. November-December 1884. £24.00
    'We think Avonmouth would suit us best provided your Committee would accept a reasonable rental'. After some negotiations about the rent which they consider 'exorbitant' compared to Plymouth, they agree to take 3 sheds for a year.


  356. Bristol to Monmouth Railway AN ACT for making a Railway Communication between the City of Bristol and the proposed South Wales Railway in the County of Monmouth, with a Branch Railway therefrom. 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1846. £28.00
    From the Parish of Saint Philip and Saint Jacob to the Aust Ferry and in Portskewet in Monmouth.


  357. British Association LETTER to G. Griffiths, Esq. from the Duke of Bedford, dated Bolton Abbey 2nd August 1871. Says he will be pleased to accept the office of Vice President for the meeting at Brighton. Signed 'Devonshire'. 2p., sm. 8vo. 1871. £8.00

  358. Brown (H), Printer THE MORNING HERALD October 15, 1800. 4pp., red tax stamp. Small split along part of spine. 1800. £9.00

  359. Cadotte family MARRIAGE LICENCE granted to Alexander Cadotte of the parish of Saint Pancras and Sarah Haynes of the Parish of Saint Martins in the Fields, a Minor, to enable them to marry without the publication of Banns, in the Church of Saint Martin in the Fields. Printed on vellum, size 9" x 7", with manuscript inserts. Blue paper tax stamp top left, signed by Registrar. Small piece torn from bottom margin. 1844. £35.00
    Accompanying the licence is a photo-copy of an article in an Australian newspaper of 28th December 1844, describing 'The Indian Marriage at St. Martin's Church': 'Alexander Cadotte, otherwise Not-enn-a-akm... of the Ojibbeway Indians, now in the metropolis, to Miss Sarah Hayes, aged 18, daughter of a respectable carver and gilder... the bridgegroom was habited in a robe of blue cloth, handsomely trimmed with shells and Indian needlework... a rich head-dress.... a pair of moccasins...'

    COMMONWEALTH ACT

  360. Captives AN ORDINANCE for continuation of one Act of Parlament, Entituled, An Act for Redemption of Captives. 2pp., small folio, plus cover leaf. Disbound, Act of Parliament. Coat of arms on cover leaf, and on first page. Ordered by his Highness the Lord Protector... Printed by Hen. Hills... 1653. £60.00

  361. Cincinnati, Ohio THE PHOENIX CARRIAGE COMPANY Manufacturers of Buggies, Phaetons, Surreys, and Road Waggons. Catalogue no. 40. 1901. 48pp., 4to, original decorative paper wraps. 32 carriages illustrated and described one per page (illustration taking up just over half the page), and twelve carriages shown two to a page. Describes Body, Axles, Springs, Gear, Shafts, Painting etc., giving measurements. With prices. The last 5 pages list harness, etc. Loosely inserted is a letter on the firm's headed paper, 1901, with fine heading showing people in carriage. 1901. £68.00

  362. Civil List AN ACT for the better Support of His Majesty's Household, and of the Honour and Dignity of the Crown of the United Kingdom... 2p., disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1803. £7.00

  363. Cleveland, U.S.A. VAPOR STOVES, RANGES AND SPECIALITIES The Dangler Stove & Mfg. Co., Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. Trade catalogues, 36pp., size 9" x 6", original decorative wraps. Illustrations of 30 stoves, mostly one to a page, with prices. 1898. £50.00

  364. Coggeshall, Stoke Newington etc. ALBUM of manuscript poetry, probably of a young woman of a Quaker family. 4to, full morocco, gilt, tooled spine with raised bands, spine rubbed at edges and edges of boards rubbed, small snag in morocco on back board. 86 pages of entries, comprising copied poems, pious thoughts etc. initialled with the date written. The dates are all expressed in the Quaker fashion (e.g. '11th Month 26th 1824'). Includes two fine large watercolours of flowers ('geranium purpureum' and a tiger lily), large partly coloured drawing of a deer getting through a hole in a fence, smaller lake landscape, pansies, etc., a very fine watercolour of a river scene with poplars and willows, size 6" x 4", titled 'At Springfield, Essex', a few small pencil landscapes etc. The drawings have tissue guards bound in. Many of the pieces are initialled 'A.J.B', other various initials are dated as at Stoke Newington and Coggeshall. A later hand in pencil has put suggested names for the initials, such as 'Sarah Masser afterwards Caspersen', 'Thomas Paplett also of Coggeshall'. 1824-1829. £85.00

  365. Crests ALBUM with 7 pages of crests, and several fine botanical watercolours. Finely bound album, with thick pages, size 9" x 8", bright red morocco, gilt dentelles, a.e.g. Name 'Lizzie Sawyers Mitchell. 1864' in 'Gothic' style writing on flyleaf. Crests beautifully arranged in patterns of stars, circles, etc. Other pages comprise: pencil drawing of an eastern gentleman, watercolour of heather, watercolour of moss rose, pencil drawing of a lady, watercolour of a mixture of tea roses, manuscript map of the land of matrimony, page of small cartoon-like drawings in black ink (e.g. 'an unfortunate bee-ing' showing a man who has disturbed a hive), a poem by 'Eliza. 1864', and another poem 'Maria 1864'. Many blanks. 1864. £80.00

  366. Danish Mint AN ACT to enable His Majesty to authorize the Exportation of the Machinery necessary for erecting a Mint in the Dominions of the King of Denmark. Pages numbered 677-679, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. £12.00

  367. Devon and Dorset NOTICE TO MARINERS Light House on the Start Point. Trinity-House, London, 27th April, 1836. Notice is hereby Given, That a Light will be exhibited in the Light House, which has been erected on the Start Point... on the Evening of Friday the 1st of July next, and thenceforth continued every night... The Character of this Light... will be that of a Powerful revolving Light, shewing a brilliant Flash, at regulated intervals of One Minute.... Broadside, size 13" x 8", headings in large type-faces. Also gives notice that the Portland High Light will cease to be exhibited as a Revolving Light after 1st July, and will continue as a Stationary Light, and that there will also be a Stationary Light in the Start Point light house in the 'Direction of the Berry Head'. Paper slightly browned overall, with some brownish spotting, mainly in right and top margins. Printed by Smith & Ebbs, Tower-hill, London. 1836. £80.00

  368. East Anglia SET OF SEVEN ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 65, 66, 67, 68, 83, 84. Scale 1" to 1 mile. All finely hand-coloured in full wash colour throughout (including the whole of the sea area), dissected and mounted on linen, folding into endpapers, inserted in full calf slipcase with blind-stamped and gilt line decoration at edges, size 9" x 6". Early railways have been added in a fine red line, the larger towns have the borough boundary marked in a thin dark blue line. Maps mounted in three sheets as follows: Sheets 65, 69, size 46" x 36", covers Wainfleet, Boston, Chatteris, Brandon, Burnham Westgate. Area of feint browning size approx. 2" in diameter, five villages in bottom right corner underlined in red; Sheets 66, 67, 68, size 48" x 53", East Harling, Beccles, Lowestoft, Wells next the Sea. A few villages underlined in red; Sheets 83, 84. Size 24" x 62", covers Tuxford, Mablethorpe, Stickford, Binbrook. The right-hand 6 sections are sea area. Published 1824, 1837. Paper watermarked 1847. £420.00

  369. Employment of Dissenters AN ACT for repealing so much of several Acts as impose the Necessity of receiving the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper as a Qualification for certain Offices and Employments. Pages numbered 177-180, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1828. £15.00

  370. English, Irish and Welsh Road Improvement AN ACT for vesting in Commissioners the Bridges now building over the Menai Straits and the River Conway, and the Harbours of Howth and Holyhead, and the River from Dublin to Howth; and for the further Improvement of the Road from London to Holyhead. 62pp., disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1823. £16.00

  371. Farming A NOATE OF WHAT MARKE BURLAND IS TO PAY for the Seeds Wheat Manure etc. that Robt. Thomson left behind viz... Manuscript on one side of 8vo sheet, listing 5 items with value. 1667 £15.00
    Lists 'Wheat 4 Loads at 8d the Load', 'plowing 4 Acres and a half' etc.


  372. Fire Engines FABRIQUE SPECIALE DE POMPES A INCENDIE & ACCESSOIRES Ancienne Maison Bouchard L. Guinand, Succr. Ingenieur, Quai de la Charite, 42, Lyon. 4pp., 4to, with fine large illustrations of fire engines, one showing a fireman in full gear standing by it, another with 6 firemen on a cart pulled by a galloping horse, towing a fire-engine. Detailed description with columns for measurements. On the last page is a long list of the towns and villages supplied, arranged by departement. Imp. B. Arnaud, Lyon. Late 1870's. £42.00

    COMMONWEALTH ACT

  373. Forests or Chases AN ORDINANCE for Sale of Four Forrests or Chases reserved for Collateral security to the Souldiers. 14pp., small folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Black letter. Coat of arms on cover leaf and at head of first page. Pages coming loose at spine, paper slightly browned. Ordered by His Highness the Lord Protector and the Council... Printed by William Du-Gard and Henry Hills, Printers to His Highness the Lord Protector, 1654. £65.00
    The forests were: Needwood in Stafford and Derby, Kingswood Chase in Gloucestershire, Sherwood Forest in Nottingham and Derby, Ashdown Forest in Sussex.


  374. Garnet (J), Publisher VIEWS OF THE ENGLISH LAKES Fifteen engraved views. Lacks wraps. Decorative title with two soldiers. Size of views approx. 3" x 5", overall size 5" x 9". Tissue guards c1850. £45.00
    Four of the pages have double views in two adjacent circles. Includes Mill on the Stock, Ambleside; Barrow Fall; Dungeon Ghyll; Rydal Water; Windermere.


  375. Genealogy MANUSCRIPT on 38 pages, plus many blanks, in small 8vo notebook, calf boards, detached, lacks spine, listing various earls, lords, viscounts, with list of their children, birth dates, when created etc. c1840. £18.00
    Includes Lord Politmore, Earl of Clonmell, Lord Tenterden, Earl of Munster, etc.


  376. Gloucester and Wiltshire Roads AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road from Tetbury.... to and through Malmesbury, to Chippenham-bridge.... from Malmesbury to the Turnpike Road at or near Jackament's Bottom.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 672-715, disbound, last leaf and cover leaf dusty, folds. Act of Parliament. 1778. £25.00

  377. Guano THE NATIVE GUANO COMPANY LTD. Balance Sheet, 31st October, 1874. 3pp., 4to, plus docket title. 1874. £10.00

  378. Hall (John) A CHART OF PART OF THE RIVERS HUMBER & OUSE from Hull Roads to Goole. From a Survey taken by John Hall (second edition). Engraved plan, scale approx. 3" = 5 miles, size 11" x 18", plus margins, vignette view of Goole bottom right, large calligraphic title top centre, 'Observations' about tides, soundings etc. bottom left. Paper split at central vertical fold, tear bottom right at edge, just touching view of Goole, small areas where surface of paper is slightly rubbed (not affecting any lettering). The whole mounted on thin card. Hull, Published by the Author & Engraved by Consitt & Goodwill, Lowgate. c1840. £32.00

  379. Hampshire and Sussex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Hampshire Sheet XLV etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, lands around Fowley House and area south of Haslemere shaded in wash, one area marked with price sold at. 1880. £26.00
    Covers Liphook, Bramshott, Haslemere, Linchmere.


  380. Harwood's VIEWS OF THE LAKES 12 engraved views. Oblong 8vo, stiff card wraps with decorative title, rubbed, cloth spine. Size of engraved surface approx. 4" x 6". Tissue guards. Small waterstain in top margin. Some areas of foxing on 5 of the plates. c1860. £45.00
    Includes Windermere, Esthwaite Water, Dunmail Raise, Grasmere, Coniston, Ambleside.


  381. His Majesty's Navy AN ACT for the Encouragement of Seamen, and the more effectual Manning of His Majesty's Navy during the present War. Pages numbered 1381-1410, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1814. £12.00

  382. Hone (J) GROANS OF A POT OF PORTER By J. Hone. Satirical poem in 16 stanzas against the high price of beer and the oppression of the poor. Size 14" x 5", narrow strip of paper paster to verso of left edge (as if one tipped on to album leaf). Liddell, Printer, 4, Brookfields, Deptford. c1830? £30.00
    'Ye Panders of the Drugs and Barley-Corn/Seek not to urge the public mark of Scorn/By raising that which makes your Coaches roll/ And still you'd grind the Poor from Pole to Pole'. Refers to public figures by nick-names such as 'Sixpenny Jack'.


  383. Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sudan, Togo MAP Croquis du Sahara et ses Regions Limitrophes au 1.000.000e. Dresse par the A.O.F. a Dakar en 1926. Map printed in black, blue, brown and pink, size 18" x 80", plus margins, composed of several sheets butted together. 1" = approx. 25 kilometres. Heliograve et imprime par le Service Geographique de l'Armee en 1928. £35.00
    Goes from Jebba in Nigeria in the east to Makump in Sierra Leone in the west


  384. Kent and Surrey AN ACT to authorize the Trustees of the Will of the late Anthony Harman to grant Building, Improving and other Leases... 2pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1849. £12.00
    Includes 3p. Schedule of properties, with occupiers, in Croydon, Tatsfield, Keston, Chelsfield, Merstham etc. Also mentions the testator's twenty Steam Boats Shares, and his Shares in the Literary Institution at Gravesend.


  385. Kent and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet Kent XXXIX/Surrey XXVIII & XXXVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Published 1871-3. Printed from a transfer to zinc in 1896. £28.00

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


  387. Kent, Surrey, Sussex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet Kent LIX etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Some very light foxing throughout. First edition published 1870-8, printed from a transfer to zinc 1894. £20.00
    Covers Cowden, Ashurst, Falconhurst Court, Furnace Pond.


  388. Land Forces AN ACT for the better Recruiting Her Majesties Land Forces and the Marines, for the Year One thousand seven hundred and five. 6pp., cover leaf, attractive floral initial letter. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1704. £24.00
    Amongst other measures laid down that 'All harvest-Labourers and all Persons working at hay-harvest and Corn-harvest work... shall not be Impressed...'


  389. Liberia, Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, Nigeria MAP Croquis du Sahara et ses Regions Limitrophes au 1.000.000e. Dresse par l'A.O.F. a Dakar en 1926. Map printed in black, blue, brown and pink, size 18" x 80", plus margins, composed of several sheets butted together. 1" = approx. 25 kilometres. Repaired 10" tear at left edge (in sea area). Heliograve et imprime par le Service Geographique de l'Armee en 1928. £35.00
    Goes from Monrovia in Liberia in the west to Lagos in Nigeria in the east.


  390. London - South Wales Motorway REPORT ON THE EFFECT ON AGRICULTURE 3pp, sm. folio, and 7 large folding maps, scale 2in to a mile, showing the line of the 'Modified Direct Route' and 'Modified Southern Route', with areas along the route in different colours. Stapled, lacks back wrap. Marked 'In Confidence'. 1964. £25.00
    'Section 3. Effect on Agriculture', part of a larger study.


  391. London and Devon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Modern-Built Private Residence, No. 8, St. George's Terrace, Islington... Also of a Freehold House in Whimple Street, Plymouth... Which will be Sold by Auction... March 12th, 1856. 3pp., plus docket title, folio. 1856. £20.00
    With description of rooms etc.


  392. London Chatham & Dover Railway ARBITRATION Second and Final Award. 23pp., 8vo, printed wraps. With schedules of Land Purchases, Creditors, etc. 1871. £20.00

  393. London to Holyhead Road, Coventry AN ACT for the further Improvement of the Road from London to Holyhead, and of the Road from London to Liverpool. 30pp., disbound, small folio. Act of Parliament. 1827. £18.00
    Includes 2p. Schedule of Lands in Coventry, with columns for Premises, Occupiers, etc.


  394. Mappin & Webb Ltd. SPORTS TROPHIES, CUPS, MEDALS, PRIZES Catalogue. 40pp., 4to, card wraps with fine embossed silver lettering and large embossed illustration in silver of 'Daedalus and Icarus' the Burgoyne Aviation Trophy. Many illustrations showing silver cups, caskets, bowls, statuettes, challenge shields, tankards, medals for sports and competitions, including golf, rowing, bowls, shooting medals and spoons. 5 pages at the back show ordinary stock items. Small stain at bottom of front wrap. 1925. £45.00

  395. Mesopotamia LETTER beginning 'My dear Colonel' addressed from 'Inland Water Transport, Mesopotamia July 25 1919'. 6p., 8vo. Embossed monogram top left 'R.E' with crown. Says The War Office says he must stay in 'this ancient land' until the end of the year. Describes visit to Nejef 'where poor Marshall the Political Officer was foully murdered last year. It is an extraordinary city right out in the desert, with a population of 40,000 mostly of the priesthood, student & parasitical classes... we had to have an escort to go through the town...' Says he has been awarded the C.B.E. The signature is unclear but it could be Summers. 1919. £16.00

  396. Monastic Britain ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Two sheets (North and South), colour printed, scale 10 miles to 1 inch, in pocket in hard covers, large 4to, 35pp. of text. 1978. £10.00

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

  398. Ordnance Survey A MAP OF XVII CENTURY ENGLAND With Description, Chronological Tables and a Map of London circa 1660. Scale 16 Miles to One Inch. With 24p. introduction. Decorative printed wraps, ink stain on front wrap. 1930. £30.00

  399. Ordnance Survey BRITAIN BEFORE THE NORMAN CONQUEST Scale 1:625,000. Folding map, plus 68p. of text, decorative boards. 1973. £7.00

  400. Ordnance Survey INDEXES to the 1/2500 and 6-Inch Scale Maps and Small Specimens of different Maps published. 101pp., small folio, plus 9 pages of specimens, some in colour. Original printed boards, inner hinge broken. c1910. £25.00

  401. Ordnance Survey MAP OF SOUTHERN BRITAIN IN THE IRON AGE Scale About Ten Miles to One Inch. Large coloured folding map, 55pp. of text. 4to, (size 11" x 9"), stiff wraps, with coloured decoration of armour etc. Chessington, Surrey, 1962. £18.00
    Original edition.


  402. Ordnance Survey MAP OF BRITAIN IN THE DARK AGES Scale 1:1000,000. Two maps, North Sheet and South Sheet, linen-backed, decorative wraps. Wraps of South Sheet slightly darkened. Descriptive text and index of place names. 1935 and 1938. £30.00

  403. Ordnance Survey MAP OF MONASTIC BRITAIN North Sheet. Folding map, stiff wraps, small 4to, linen-backed map scale 10 miles to 1 inch. 27pp. of text. Wear to spine. 1950. £9.00

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

  405. Ordnance Survey MAP OF ROMAN BRITAIN Scale 16 Miles to One Inch. Coloured map, folding to 4to, in pocket in glazed illustrated boards, 31pp. of text. Inserted in original card envelope. Fourth Edition. 1978. £12.00

  406. Oxford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet 219 and sheets to south and west, size 38" x 38", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen and folding into large 8vo cloth-covered boards, with label of Charing Cross Central Depot. Hand-coloured in delicate wash colour. Oxford is roughly at the centre of the map. Printed from an Electrotype in 1887. £80.00
    Extends to Brackley, Henley on Thames, Burford, Bishopstone.


  407. Palmer (A.E), Birmingham PETROLEUM HEATING STOVES With enamelled drums, which will not rust in any climate. Trade catalogue, printed in blue, 16pp., 4to, original dark blue paper wraps. Divided into Heating Stoves, Cooking Stoves and Boiling Stoves. Illustrations mainly one to a page, including some very fine attractive ones of 'Palm' cooking stoves showing joint of beef in the oven, etc. Prices and description under the illustration. n.d. c1900. £40.00

  408. Paris SALE CATALOGUE for sale on 4th May 1840, of two Hotels Meubles du Prince Regent, 'situees rue Saint-Hyacinte-Saint-Honore nos. 10 et 5, et rue du Marche-Saint-Honore no 18.' In two Lots. 4pp., 8vo. 1840. £14.00
    'un des hotels meubles les plus recherches par les etrangers et surtout par le commerce anglais'.


  409. Pharmacy PHARMACIST'S RECIPE BOOK Manuscript. 32 pages, plus 9p Index, in notebook, size 8" x 5", marbled wraps, rubbed at spine. Many of the recipes give the list of ingredients in Latin, with directions in English, and are for remedies, but others, such as 'Walnut Ketchup' are completely in English. Name and date on endpaper, small piece clipped from endpaper. October 23rd, 1822. £50.00
    Includes 'Tinct. Sennae', 'Pulv. Fumigans', 'Pulv. Dentifricus', 'Bals. Locatelli', but also recipes for different inks, for different colours 'to stain bone, ivory or wood', 'Lobster Sauce', 'Taragon Vinegar', 'Window Colours', 'Gloucester Jelly', etc.


  410. Philadelphia ANNUAL REPORT of the Board of Managers of the Philadelphia Society for the Establishment and Support of Charity Schools, with the Annual Report of the Treasurer and a List of Officers for the Present Year. 15pp., sewn in plain paper wraps. Philadelphia, 1834. £20.00

  411. Philadelphia, United States of America CATALOGUE of the Schuylkill Valley Stove Co., Spring City, Philadelphia. 91 pages, original wraps with gilt title, cloth spine, size 8" x 5". 61 full-page illustrations of extremely decorative cooking and heating stoves, description and prices under the illustration, plus 3 pages illustrating various accessories. 1896. £70.00

  412. Ramsay (A.C) GEOLOGICAL MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES by Andrew C. Ramsay, F.R.S. & G.S., Local Director of the Geological Survey of Britain and Professor of Geology at the Government School of Mines. Hand coloured folding map, size 36" x 31", folding into 8vo cloth covered boards, gilt insignia of Letts, Son & Co. on front board, cloth at edges of spine rubbed, split down one edge of spine. With key, 6 sections. An extra manuscript key at bottom left, with some extra information added, three notes in ink, and a few in pencil added around the coast, for example at Tees Bay by the Rock Salt deposits the owner has written 'Near North Ormsby 1344 feet down they are putting out 3000 tons a week, Sir Lowther Bell estimates the deposit at 100 million tons...' 1877. £130.00

  413. Renshaw's FRIENDSHIP'S TRIBUTE 1858. Diary, limp calf wraps with tuck-in flap, size 5" x 3", chromolith frontis and 8 engravings of Rome, Venice etc. Some notes on expenditure on ribbons, etc. 1858. £12.00

  414. Rents RECORD OF RENTS RECEIVED 1752 - 1794. Parchment-bound cash book, size 12" x 8", titled in manuscript on front board 'Rentale Book Begining 1754'. 33 full pages of entries, plus many blanks. Records letting of 'the Croft' 'let to Mr Dent the Croft for £2 10s per year all the profitts to Return upon the ground to enter at Ladyday next old stile, I am to pay all the Taxes...', 'March 25 1790 given Cristiphor Swift leave to Spin in My Croft He paying Me a Guinea...', and 'Pothem Close', and 'the little part of the house' ('Let to John Leck the little part of My House for 3£ 3 shills. a year I am to pay all the assesments Window Money and the High Ways.') Notes sums allowed for Land tax. Loosely inserted are a few slips with notes such as amount paid on Window Money 'I pay for 23 Windows' etc. 1752 - 1794. £120.00
    At one point the writer refers to having let 'the little part of My House & the Kilnn flour', and 'the great stable'. Tenants include John Corbett, Thomas Masser, Lepton Middleton, Thomas Harrison, Charles Stoppart, John Burnby. Unfortunately there is no clue as to the writer's name, or any place name. However a Lepton Middleton is shown on the IGI as born at Ryther in Yorkshire, 1724, father William Middleton, and in this rent record a tenancy is shown to change from William Middleton to Lepton Middleton in 1758.


  415. Royal Mines AN ACT to Prevent Disputes and Controversies concerning Royal Mines. 4pp., small folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1693. £50.00
    A paragraph at the end states that nothing in the Act shall alter 'the Charters Granted to the Tinners of Devon and Cornwall, by any of the Kings and Queens of this Realm...'


  416. Saskatchewan, Canada BILLS OF SALE for horses sold at Indian Head, Drinkwater, Biggar and other places, 1909 - 1918. 40 bills, mainly 4" x 8", printed with manuscript inserts giving names of buyer and seller, price, interest, name of horse, weight, description (often several horses on one Bill). On verso is form of oath signed by seller, 25 cent stamp. 1908-10. £26.00
    'one roan horse (blind) named 'Bob' and one Bay horse, seven years old named 'Bazel' etc.


  417. Slave Trade AN ACT to amend and consolidate the Laws relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Pages numbered 1121-1199, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1824. £20.00

  418. Somerset and Devon DOLMAN FAMILY of Aller. Manuscript listing the issue of John Dolman and Francis Parker. Neatly written on one side of a 4to sheet, folds, possibly originally torn from a book. Borders and columns ruled in red. Lists names, where born, baptised, died, buried, for the children and wives of John Dolman and Frances Parker, married Aller, 1745, and his second wife Wilmot Stawell, down to birth of their grand-daughter at Stoke 1786. 1745-1786. £16.00

  419. Sunningdale, Burrowhill, Bagshot ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Surrey Sheet X N.E., etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen and folding into 8vo wraps. Some areas outlined in colour wash, or shaded, and marked with ink dates (e.g. '1940. War damage', '1919 Sold by Knight, Frank'). Edition of 1920. £22.00

  420. Swearing AN ACT for the more Effectual Suppressing Prophane Cursing and Swearing. 5pp, small folio, disbound, black letter, plus cover leaf. Attractive floral initial letter. Act of Parliament. 1695. £36.00

  421. Tobacco and Snuff CAUTION. ADULTERATION OF GOODS LIABLE TO DUTY Sale of Adulterated Good. Poster setting out the regulations for Beer, Coffee and Chicory, Tea, Tobacco and Snuff. Size 14" x 8". 1891. £12.00
    'Cavendish or Negro-Head containing sweetening or flavouring matters, made in bond or imported, may be kept and sold provided it is contained in packets secured by a proper Customs label...'


  422. Whale Fishery AN ACT for the more easy Manning of Vessels employed in the Southern Whale Fishery. Pages numbered 1, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £14.00

  423. Wool and Pipe Clay AN ACT against Exporting of Sheep, Wooll, Wool-sels, Mortlings, Shorlings, Yarn made of Wooll, Wool-flocks, Fullers-Earth, Fulling-Clay, and Tobacco-pipe Clay. 13pp., plus cover leaf, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker. 1662. £45.00
    The exportation of wool and clay was leading to the 'great decay of the Woollen Manufactures, the ruine of many families, and the destruction of the Navigation and Commerce of the Kingdoms...'.


  424. Wrecks AN ACT for providing suitable Interment in Church-yards or Parochial Burying Grounds in England, for such dead Human Bodies as may be cast on Shore from the Sea, in cases of Wreck or otherwise. 6pp. small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1808. £24.00

  425. Wye Valley Railway AN ACT for granting powers to the Wye Valley Railway Company; and for other purposes... 18pp., small folio. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1875. £15.00

  426. Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Estates at Rothwell, Nettleton, Alvingham and Market Rasen in Lincoln, Misterton, in Nottingham, Thorne and Hatfield in the County of York, which will be Sold by Auction... 30th March - 7th April, 1886. 10pp., folio, plus 4 folding and 2 full-page plans, hand-coloured in outline. Stitching loose, hence split at spine, held down spine with archival tape, one map has some small tears re-inforced on verso with pieces of newspaper, some chips in fore-edges of pages, docket title dusty. 1886. £34.00
    With Schedules giving occupiers, etc. Includes the Rothwell Estate, houses in Mill Road, Market Rasen.



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