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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 55

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

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    Bristol


  1. Berkeley Testimonial A MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF THE HON. F.H.F. BERKELEY M.P Will be held.... at the Rose & Crown Tavern, St. James Churchyard For the purpose of making arrangements for co-operating with the Central Committee in furthering the above Testimonial.... Handbill, 4to, slight browning in parts, embossed ownership stamp to one corner. Committee Room, October 3, 1855. £24.00
    The Berkeley Testimonial was 'subscribed for by 14,000 of the working classes' as a tribute to his work on licensing law reform.


  2. Billy Smart's Circus POSTER Lithographically printed in attractive colours, advertising circus on Horfield Common, June 6 to June 18. 'The Greatest Tent on Earth, home of the Greatest Show on Earth.' Shows procession wending its way towards big top, with monkey riding a zebra, girls on elephants, tiger in a cage, llamas, camels, clowns. Size 29" x 20", paper worn along 2" at top hand edge, with some minor loss along about ". c1950. £50.00

  3. Bristol and Clifton PHOTOLITHO VIEWS 22 views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to boards, gilt, back cover stained. c1890. £18.00
    Includes unusual views of Royal Hotel, General Hospital, Infirmary, Mullers Orphanages, Cooks Folly.


  4. Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works SPECIAL LIST FOR COAL MERCHANTS Corn Merchants, Millers.... 4pp. 20" x 12", folds, illustrating 25 types of cart, with prices for different sizes etc. of each model, brief description. Some slight browning at fold on front page. July 1905. £35.00

  5. Bristol Wagon Works Company SPECIAL LIST FOR BREWERS, WINE MERCHANTS Aerated Water Trade &c. Leaflet, 4pp., 17" x 11", folded, with illustrations of 26 carts, each with prices for various weights etc, and description. March 1886. £35.00
    Includes 'Brewer's Covered Dray', 'Mineral Water Van' etc.


  6. Bristol Water Works Company REPORTS of the Directors, for 1893, 1894, 1896. Three reports, each 3pp, folio, folded with docket titles. 1893-6. £20.00
    Loosely inserted is newspaper cutting of report on annual general meeting of 1878.


  7. Burge and Windey families TWO AFFADAVITS one of John Burge of Brislington, Soap Boiler, saying he is the nephew and heir of John Burge of West Street, Soap Boiler, 1p., signed by Burge and J. Hinton 'a Master Extra in Chancery' and one similar, a contemporary copy, of Henry Windey of Bristol saying his brother James died intestate and his son Nathan Windey an officer in His Majesty's Customs in Bristol is the heir. 1825. £10.00

  8. Cabinet-Makers TRADE CARD of Richd. Stoate & Son, Cabinet-Makers, Upholsterers & Undertakers, Unity Street, College Green. 'Damask, Morrens, Chintzes etc.', 'Looking Glass Manufacturers', 'Carpet, Rug, Floor Cloth & Paper hanging Warehouse'. On stiff card, size 2" x 3", attractively printed with a variety of 'Gothic', cursive and other scripts. c1850. £18.00

  9. Cotterel family WILL of Benjamin Cottrel Senior, late of the Town of Bewdly.... but now of the City of Bristol. 1p, sm. folio, signed, small seal. 1775. £10.00
    Leaves everything to his daughter Hannah Ovens.

    FINE ENGRAVED PLAN

  10. Donne (Benjamin) A PLAN OF BRISTOL, CLIFTON, THE HOTWELLS from an Actual Survey by B. Donne. Engraved plan size approx. 19" x 27", scale 1" = 10 chains. Extends to Redland in the North, Coronation Road in the South, includes buildings at Montpelier and Ashley Hill, inset view of Avon showing the Gorge and terraces of Clifton, size 2" x 7", list of Public Buildings, Chapels, Alms Houses, Squares, down left and right hand edges. One very light foxing spot in map. Published as the Act directs by B. Donne, Bristol Jany. 23rd, 1831. £620.00

  11. Douglas Motors Limited, Kingswood SPARE PARTS LIST OF THE DOUGLAS E.W. MODEL March Issue, 1927. 31pp., 8vo., wraps. Lists number and price of each part. 1927. £25.00

  12. Geographia Ltd. NEW PLAN of the City of Bristol. Size approx. 40" x 46", coloured, mounted on linen and folding into cloth boards, with street index. c1930. £15.00
    Shows tram & bus routes, postal districts.


  13. Harveys WINE LIST Second Edition 1964-5. Sm. 4to, 70pp., decorative card wraps. Illustrated with drawings of ships by John Gardner. Two very small (wine?) splashmarks on front wrap. 1965. £18.00

  14. Manuscript Charter THE CHARTER OF THE CITTY OF BRISTOL Contemporary manuscript copy of the Charter of Charles II, 1664, on 240 pages, sm. folio, bound in full reversed calf, later Victorian reversed calf spine and gilt label. In Latin, neatly written throughout, with wide margins, summaries in margins in English (e.g. 'That they shall have but one sheriff and how to be elected'). On or two notes in a different hand in opposite margin with comments 'I think this Grant of the office of Escheator to the mayor may be omitted....' etc.) c1664. £160.00
    Of this Charter Latimer says 'The instrument, which did not receive the Great Seal until April 22nd 1664, is of prodigious dimensions, and its cost was enormous'.


  15. Museum FIVE POSTCARDS Two coloured and three black and white, showing 'New Art Gallery', 'Fine Arts Academy', 'Municipal Art Gallery' (interior), etc. One creased and rubbed. 1903(2), 1904, 1923, and c1950. £11.00

  16. Newman & Co., Lith. CHRIST CHURCH, CLIFTON Tinted lithograph, size 6" x 9", showing the church without the tower, looking from a point on the path opposite the junction of Christ Church Road, peole and children on the paths, shows nearby houses, view framed by trees. Margins slightly trimmed. c1845. £48.00
    Scarce.


  17. Portway RIVER AVON & PORTWAY, BRISTOL The most costly new road in the United Kingdom, five miles in length.... cost 800,000. Real photo postcard, view looking towards bridge.... with another view of Portway looking away from bridge, only one bus on it. The second used. 1950's. £5.00

  18. Rescue POSTCARD showing three policemen and a pilot with Ruby (age 12) and Elsie Brown (age 3) 'who were thrown from Clifton Suspension Bridge into the River Avon, a height of 245 feet, on the 18th September, 1896'. Names the three policemen, with their numbers, and the pilot, James Hazell, who rescued the children. Copyright, Frank Holmes, Clifton. 1896? £15.00

  19. Saint Nicholas Parish LUNACY CERTIFICATE Folio sheet, printed, with details added in manuscript. Signed by a surgeon and another witness declaring `William Miles of the Parish of St Nicholas, Rigger, is by Lunacy or otherwise, Furiously mad or so far disordered in his senses that it may be dangerous to permit him to go abroad'. Attached is a note from the surgeon, Mr Grant of Queen Square. 29th Dec. l826. £26.00

  20. Somerton (W.H), Pub. THE BRISTOL MERCURY Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., red tax stamp. January 24, 1835. £12.00
    Numerous announcements for steampacket sailings, report on West Somerset Election, etc. Small hole in last page.


  21. St. Georges INVENTORY taken by her sister, of Plate, China, furniture etc., of Mary Jeaffreson, daughter of Col. Jefferson and Sarah the daughter of Adm. Perkins. Manuscript, sm. folio sheet written on one side only, in a fine neat hand, listing 'Jan. the 24th my sisters plate weighed wch. she left at St. Georges.' (includes a large Tankard and a Caster... 54oz.'). Also lists 'An Account of the Cheny', and furniture and furnishings in the various rooms 'In my brother Morgan's Chamber that was my sisters goods.... A Cloath bed lined wth. Lemon Cullered Silke with a quilt suitable... an olde Cabinet of Sedar wood .... In the wainscoat Roome, five pictures.... a large Turkie woole Carpet...' etc. 1701. £60.00
    There is a slightly later note listing Mary's 3 marriages, the last was to Rich. Morgan. With a copy of a typed family tree, listing Richard Morgan as of St. George's Bristol.


  22. Temple Street MEMORANDUM OF AN AGREEMENT made this 24th day of Septm. 1723 that Samuel Wilkins shall have a Lease of a tenemt. in Temple Street late in the tenure of Saml. Tuder.... twenty five pounds fine and two Guinieas to be spent at Sealing.... 1p., sm. folio, signed Wilkins and 5 others. 1723. £12.00

    BRISTOL BENEFIT SOCIETY

  23. Union Society of Carpenters BOND FOR THE DUE EXECUTION of the Office of Treasurer for the Union Society of Carpenters, a Benefit Society. Printed articles of Samuel Worral, Town Clerk of Bristol, with MS inserts relating to the Treasurer, William Biggs, and William Ball and Thomas Castle, sureties, setting out that a fine of five hundred pounds was to be paid to the city if the Treasurer failed to keep proper accounts, etc., under the 'Act for the Encouragement and Relief of Friendly Societies....' 2p., folio, signed by the 3 parties with wax seals. Attached to the articles are a vellum sheet, 17 lines in manuscript, reporting a resolution of the meeting of the society at the Crown & Cushion, Milk Street, altering a certain article, June 1798, 'when a member be rendered incapable of working he shall be allowed nine shillings pr. week out of the fund....' and a similar vellum sheet with a resolution of a meeting October, 1798, saying William Biggs, Landlord of the Crown & Cushion, shall keep the box with the stock etc., and William Ball, Malster, stand surety. Vellum rather dusty at edges. 1798-9. £38.00

    Bristol Acts

  24. Bristol Docks AN ACT to enable the mayor Alderman and Burgesses of the City of Bristol to make certain Street Improvements.... 28pp. 1893. £10.00

  25. Cemetery AN ACT to enable the Bristol General Cemetery Company to enlarge their Cemetery, to raise additional Capital.... 7pp, spine slightly ragged. 1880. £8.00

  26. Clifton Lighting AN ACT for lighting and watching the Parish of Clifton.... 32pp. 1824. £10.00

  27. Clifton, Saint Philip and Jacob Estates AN ACT for enabling the Committee or Committees of the Estate of Elizabeth Russ, a Lunatic, to sell Estates in the Parish of Clifton.... and in the Parish of Saint Philip and Jacob.... 16pp. 1828. £15.00
    Includes a 1 page schedule of the property, tenants, and rents concerned.


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    Buckinghamshire


  28. Buckingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Extensive Business Premises With Residence, &c., known as "The Wharf,".... several Houses and and Gardens; also The Lower Wharf.... To be Sold by Auction by Geo. Bennett & Sons, On Tuesday July 23rd, 1907. Folio, 10pp, folded, large coloured folding plan. 1907. £24.00

  29. Chetwode PARTICULARS WITH PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate with Well Built Farm House and conveniently arranged Premises thereon, embracing an Are of About 184a.2r.1p.... known as 'Manthorne Farm'.... for sale by Auction.... May 24th 1902. 3pp., folio, folded, folding plan. 1902. £18.00

  30. Iver THE ANNUAL TWENTY-FOURTH ADDRESS of the Minister of Iver To his Parishioners. Single sheet, size 16" x 11", folds, printed on one side only with black border, attractive woodcut vignette of church and fields size 3" x 4" at head, heading in large type. Lake, Albion Press, Uxbridge, January 1st, 1834. £24.00
    The Minister was Edward Ward.


  31. Padbury PARTICULARS OF SALE of 4 Lots of Valuable Freehold Properties, comprising An excellent Dairy farm.... Hunting Box... 3 Dwelling Houses.... To be Sold by Auction by Thomas Osborne.... on Saturday, the 5th November, 1910. Folio, 3pp, folded, large coloured folding plan. 1910. £25.00

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    Cambridgeshire


  32. Spalding's PLAN OF CAMBRIDGE AND ITS ENVIRONS Surveyed and Compiled expressly for W.P. Spalding by F.S. Craig. Lithographed plan size 20" x 17", plus margins, scale 9" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into gilt-titled cloth boards, sm. 4to. About half of the course of the river and some central roads untidily outlined in red ink. 1881. £38.00

  33. Webster & Waters, Engineers Cambridge BILL OF QUANTITIES for Corporation of Cambridge and The Local Board of Chesterton, New Roadway, Contract No. 3. Sm. folio, 8p. printed in cursive, prices in ink. n.d. late 19th cent. £15.00
    Includes prices for excavating, banking, metalling, granite macadam, kerbs, drains, fencing, etc.


  34. Wood Ditton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage in Saxton Street, George Seabrook to Revd. Thomas Seabrook. Vellum 18" x 25", wax seal. 1815 £10.00
    Gives owners of adjoining land.


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    Cheshire


  35. Lymm PARTICULARS of Freehold Farms and Lands at Lymm.... which will be Sold by Auction..... at the House of Mr Gilbert, The Jolly Thrasher, at Broom Edge.... 27th day of October, 1836.... 3pp., folio, plus docket title, which is slightly stained at top and bottom. 1836. £38.00
    With Schedules of 4 Lots listing field names and acreage.


  36. Seacombe SEPIA WATERCOLOUR SKETCH titled in margin 'near Seacombe. Sept. 10 1811'. Size approx. 6" x 8", shows sailing boar moored at the bank, near pinkish coloured houses surrounded by trees, two fishermen in forfeground. In sepia tones with pencil shading and detail, sky left blank. 1811. £24.00

  37. Wincle and Sutton VALUABLE FARMS AND LANDS TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr. Ferguson, at the House of Mr Ollerenshaw, The Crown Inn in Wincle..... 9th Day of August, 1855.... 2pp., plus docket title, sm. folio. With schedules of Lane Head, Nettlebeds and High Lee Farms. 1855. £20.00

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    Cornwall


  38. Banking ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION Williams, Foster, Coode, Grylls & Co. Ltd. 40pp, 8vo, wraps. 1890. £8.00

  39. Bessow, Manor of COURT NOTE BOOK 1871 - 1890. Manuscript note book recording the business of courts held yearly in April, each entry signed by 12-20 people. 20 pages, small folio, rough paper wraps with manuscript title, lower third of pages rather browned, wraps worn and spotty. 1871-90. £35.00
    Lists presentments, e.g. names of reeve to be appointed, deaths of tenants, etc. e.g. 'death of Thomas Pengilley the last life on no. 124.... a Heriot of 89s due thereon'.


  40. Boconnoc Estate STATEMENT Re. The Honorable G.M. Fortescue deceased. 4to volume, stiff cloth covered wraps, morocco label to front wrap, containing 3 printed statements, No. 1, to 1st May 1881; No. 2, to 31st December 1892; No. 3, to 1st December 1901. 28pp. in all. Gives brief genealogical background, details of assignments, leases etc., referring to estates in Cornwall and Buckinghamshire, from 1833, valuation of personal property at G.M. Fortescue's death (wine at Boconnoc was valued at 112. 16s.), lands sold at auction, with prices, investments in Railway Stock, sums paid for 'land destroyed by mines', etc.... together with.... Statement no. 6, 1st Jan., 1915 - 31st Dec. 1920. 56pp., 4to, cloth wraps, with morocco label to front wrap. With tables giving details of sales of Real Estate over this period, at Boconnoc and Dropmore Estates, with acreage, purchaser and amount realised, followed by tables showing how the sums were invested, and brief summary of estate's dealings with Great Beam Clay Co. and Bloomdale China Clay. Loosely inserted is photograph of Boconnoc, c1950?, stamped 'National Buildings Record'. 1881-1920. £80.00

  41. Breage ASSIGNMENT of Share in Tin Trade and Dissolution of Partnership, James Clarke to William Oats. Refers to tin stuff on Maiden Stamps and Black Down Stamps in Breage, Tuckingmill Stamps in Sithney and Trelubbas Stamps in Wendron. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1854. £18.00

    LEASE OF GRANITE QUARRY

  42. Constantine COUNTERPART LEASE of licence, power and authority 'to dig and work all those quarries or Rocks of granite in and throughout all that Croft called Bosahan Croft....' Revd. William Veale of Trevailer and Revd. Richard Hill of Plymstock to William and John Freeman of Westminster. Large vellum sheet, two wax seals. Small rough sketch of Bosahan Croft on verso. 1846. £32.00
    The lessors had the right to measure and count the stone before it was taken away. Documents relating to granite workings are scarce.


  43. Crahan A SURVEY for Letting all those messuages lands & tenements in Crahan Veor.... hitherto in the possession of Willm. Drew (Except all tyn Copper & other mettalls....) and the messuages heretofore in the possession of Henry Wood.... manuscript on 2 pages small folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Notes offers made, and on verso are two signed declarations by successful bidders, John Gundry and John Date. 1763. £18.00

  44. Cury COUNTERPART LEASE of Mellewarne, part of the Manor of Carminowe, Capt. Rogers to Messrs Dale & Son. 3p., folio. 1900. £10.00
    Reserves to the Lessor the forested area called 'The Round', and rights to minerals.


  45. Grade and Ruan Minor RECTOR'S RENT CHARGE DUE 1st July 1860 and Jany. 1861. Manuscript on 16 double-page spreads, size 15" x 9", sewn in rough paper wraps. With columns giving Occupier, Tenement, Amount Apportioned, Amount Payable, Total Due, Arrears, etc. Lower parts of all pages rather mottled with damp, but ink strong and unfaded, wraps grubby.... together with.... similar manuscripts for Tithe Rent Charge due 1st July 1883 and 1st Jany. 1884, and 1st July 1889 and 1st Jany. 1890. Bottom right hand corner of pages crumbly due to damp, not affecting text. 3 items. 1860-61 £75.00
    Includes properties in Cadgwith, Poltesco, Kuggar; Treleage, Trevedden, Liddra Mill, etc. Surnames of Occupiers include: Curnow, Boaden, Mundy, Pollard, Cock, Exelby, Angove, Basher.


  46. Helston A MAP OF SEVERAL LANDS NEAR THE CROSS STREET in Helston. Folded hand-coloured manuscript map on paper, mounted on linen size approx. 12" x 16". In ink, some areas shaded in various colours of wash. Shows houses, gardens and plots between part of Cross Street and Back Lane. 10 owners named. Plots lettered and numbered (14 in all), referring to a Reference Table giving number, description and acreage. Includes "A Shrubbery" and "A Stable of Mr. Z. Johns & a small Stitch of Land uninclosed." Decorative title and compass rose. Signed M. Rogers. 2 small holes in top corners, possibly where pinned up. Titled on verso 'Helston Cross Street 94 L'. n.d. early 19th century. £85.00
    A charming plan with bold lettering.


  47. Helston Downs TO BE LET All that Tenement consisting of a Convenient Dwelling House and Out-Buildings and about 26 Acres of Land Part of the Borough Property on the Helston Downs, and now in the occupation of Mr. William Sleeman. Poster, size 19" x 14", folds, some off-setting. 1884. £18.00
    Details stipulation about lease.


  48. Helston HELSTON CHURCH PROVIDENT SOCIETY Rules. Small folio sheet, printed on one side only, title printed in attractive 'shadowed' type.... together with.... Annual Report of the Helston Provident Society. 1865. Small folio sheet, listing subscribers with amount given, cash account. Penaluna, Helston, Printer. c1865. £16.00

  49. Helston THE LIST OF BURGESSES OF THE BOROUGH OF HELSTON List printed in 3 columns on one side of folio sheet, folded, giving name, nature of property, street, lane where property situated. Signed at the bottom by four overseers. Dated in ink Helston 5th Dec. 1835. £30.00

  50. Helston, Borough of ABSTRACT OF ACCOUNT For the Year Ending 31st August, 1874. N. Trengrouse, Treasurer. Printed in large type, size 12" x 20", shows Receipts from Tolls, Borough Rate etc., and Expenditure on Salaries, Gaol Maintenance of Prisoners, Police etc. 1874. £22.00

  51. Kea COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of two Grist Mills known as Carnon Mills and those stamping mills erected by Walter Stephens, with watercourses, weirs, etc., Edward Browne & others to George Sowden of Gwennap, farmer. 3p, large folio, coloured sketch plan on verso, approx. 6" x 11". 1860. £20.00

  52. Kea LEASE of Lobb's Stamps, watercourse and dressing floors in Kea, Edward Browne to R. Sampson. 3p., folio. 1872. £14.00

  53. Land's End SEPIA WATERCOLOUR with pencil shading, size 6" x 8", titled in margin 'The Loggan Stone Lands End 130 Tons Dec. 9 1810'. Shows the Logan stone close up, with man leaning aginst it.... together with.... Watercolour in the same hand titled 'The Loggan Stone Ledge Dec. 9 1810', showing a small figure looking out across a rocky cove, the sea in the background is unfinished. 2 items. 1810. £26.00

  54. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH AND TOWN OF LISKEARD. 3pp, with a folding plan by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £20.00

  55. Newquay CIRCUS POSTER Advertising Gerry Cottle's Circus and Super New Wild Animal Spectacular, Circus Field, Trevenson Road, Newquay. Size 23" x 17", on glossy paper, showing tigers, elephant, clown, etc. Traces of old folds. n.d. 1970's. £10.00

  56. Paull (Wm.) PLAN OF THE ROADS IN THE PARISH OF CROWAN in the County of Cornwall, Reduced from the Tithe Map. Scale 10 chains to 1". Manuscript map in ink and outline colour, on thin cotton backed with paper, size 36" x 60". Compass rose, scale bar. Shows buildings in red, roads in either yellow or brown, parish boundary shaded pink. Shows fields, names mines, etc. Roads are numbered up to 19, and there is a Reference table giving number, and length of road. Roads are also marked with distances along their length. Paper damped and worn at bottom right corner, causing tears in cotton in this area, not affecting drawing. Some light brownish discoloration in some areas, and dustmarking down left-hand side affecting area up to 10" in from edge. Many tiny creases in cotton. August 31st, 1865. £145.00

  57. Phillack ASSIGNMENT of shop, workshop and premises in Fore Street Bodriggy in Phillack, W.Rosewarne and others to Hannibal Tredinnick. Vellum, 3p, folio, coloured sketch map on verso. 1899. £10.00

  58. Redruth MORTGAGE of premises in Redruth, R. Goldsworthy to Johnathan Wickett. On paper, 3p folio. 1861. £10.00

  59. Ruan Major RECTOR'S COMMUTATION RENT CHARGE due 1st January 1845. Manuscript, folio, neatly and clearly written over 6 double-page spreads, headings to each page written in large decorative script, in columns with No., Occupier, Situation of Property, Increase on Averages, Amount to be Collected, Property Tax, etc. Covers Rent Charge due 1st January 1845, July 1845, January 1846. Sewn in plain wraps, decorative manuscript title.... together with.... similar documents for 1846-7, 1848, 1849, 1850. 5 booklets in all, the last two have extreme bottom right hand corners of pages damp-affected, not affecting text. 1845-50. £90.00
    Approximately 25 names of occupiers listed in each volume. Surnames include Lugg, Lambruck, Keverne, Barnicoat, Pengelly.


  60. Saint Keverne APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Saint Keverne in the County of Cornwall. 59pp., large folio, plain wraps, cloth spine. Printed in columns with Landowners, Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description, State of Cultivation, quantity, Amount of Rent Charge. Wraps creased, front wrap ragged down right hand edge, pages dog-eared and dusty at corners, 3" tear in top margin throughout the volume. W. Penaluna, Printer, Helston, 1843. £200.00

  61. Sithney THE LIST OF PERSONS entitled to vote in the Election of a Member for the Borough of Helston, in respect of Property occupied within the Parish of Sithney by virtue of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of King William the Fourth..... Folio sheet folded to size 15" x 18", printed in columns with name of Voter, Nature of Qualification, Street, Lane or other Place where property situated. Numbered in ink in margin, signed by Sithney Overseers at bottom, a few names added in ink. Folds. Dated in ink on verso. Roberts, Printer, Helston (1832). £40.00
    Lists 110 voters in alphabetical order.

    ORNATE VELLUM DOCUMENT WITH ROYAL PORTRAIT

  62. Stithians RECOVERY of three messuages, three gardens, ten acres of land, ten acres of meadow, forty acres of furze and heath and common of pasture in Stithians, James Richards, Demandant, John Trebilcock and Ann his wife, Vouchees, and Richard Way, Tenant. On vellum, size 26" x 31", written on red lines, large engraved portrait of George II (overall size of initial 'G' 9" x 7"), top engraved border 5" deep showing coat of arms, classical figures, leaves etc., side borders 2" wide with cherubs, garlands. Large seal in tin skippet attached to tag, seal brittle and broken in pieces, as usual. Some slight rubbing of text at folds. 1778. £98.00

    LITHOGRAPHED PLAN OF VILLAGE

  63. Thomas (Rd.), Surveyor GORRAN HAVEN Richard Thomas Surveyor, Febr. 1820. Lithographed plan on thick paper, size 11" x 16", plus margins, scale 5" = 200 feet. Shows Pier, Ruins of Cellars, Catacrowse Rock, Portaver Beach, Fort Cellars, Old Chapel, Queens Head Inn, Rocks, other buildings, line of Spring Tides, compass rose. Drawn by J. Wyld. 1820. £60.00
    Printed plans of villages are rare.


  64. Trebartha ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, Sheet XXII.N.W. Some water features coloured. Large areas of map tinted pink 'the Property of Mr. Rodd. Other areas marked with owner's name, 'Mining Co.'s land' etc. 1888. £10.00

  65. Tresco, Scilly Isles HANDBILL for the Annual Public Meeting of the Wesleyan Foreign Mission, Wesleyan Chapel, Trescoe, October 25th, 1901. 4to, printed on both sides. 1901. £6.00

  66. Watts (Mark), Phillack. LINES ON THE COMMENCEMENT AND PROGRESS OF MINING From the Earliest Ages to the present year 1870. Poem in twelve 4-line verses, giving a history of mining in Cornwall, from the time when Solomon used metals 'found upon the Cornish shore' to build his temple, to 'the engine worked by steam, And whims and stamps'.... Together with (on the same broadsheet).... ON THE PROSPERITY OF MELLANEAR MINE. Poem in twenty-six 4-line verses, describing the finding of a new lode at Mellanear. The poet hopes that other nearby mines, such as Wheal Lucy, Wheal Ann and Callebna, will soon be working like Wheal Crenver, where 'Four hundred men are taken in'. With 3 small wood-cuts above title, including a view of men working near an engine house. On thin paper, 15" x 10", portion torn away across top right-hand corner, not affecting any printing, neatly repaired, the whole broadside mounted on conservation-grade tissue. Harris, Printer, Hayle. 1870. £50.00
    The first poem lists 17 famous mines, with some inventive rhymes: 'Tincroft, Basset, and Roskear/Hundreds are still employed there/East Pool South Crofty, both Wheal Setons/Are daily fill'd with boys and maidens.'


  67. (Watts, Mark) AN INTERESTING DIALOGUE between Mark and Uncle Tom, On the severity of the Times and the prosperity of the Mines. Broadside poem in four-line stanzas with prose introduction, printed on thin paper, in three columns, two woodcuts at head, each size approx. 4" x 3", one showing a village, the other figures near a cottage. Overall size 15" x 10", laid down on fine Japanese paper, slight chips in edge of paper along 1" on left side. Printed at the 'Hayle Weekly News' Office, c1870. £48.00
    The poem ends on an optimistic note 'May Mellanear, on Foundry-hill/With ores in plenty shine; May many hands be there employ'd/May it be a good mine. To Crenver mine I must refer/A cloak of gloom, she wore/Now her best garment is put on/And long may she endure.' The writer describes how when he became unemployed he travelled around the mines, to Dolcoath, Wheal Seaton, Roskear, etc. selling his publications. There is also a section on the port of Hayle and the vessels 'Bessie' and 'Henry Harvey'.


  68. Wendron RELEASE IN FEE of 5 fields called the Casterills and Creek Mollan in the Parish of Wendron, John Borlase and Revd. R.G Grylls to John Jenkin, Yeoman. Large vellum sheet, two wax seals. 1837. £15.00

  69. Wendron RENTAL of the Carwythenack, Trenethick and Wendron Lands, Michaelmas 1883,84,85. 29 double-page spreads, printed in columns for no., tenants, tenements, rent, property tax, received at Court, entries in ink in a neat hand. Folio, plain card wraps, titled in ms., wraps dusty, one leaf loose. 1883-5. £40.00
    Includes Gweek wharf and other properties in Gweek, Mellanoweth Mill, 'Part of Lowertown Moor with liberty to stream for tin', Haggrowell Stamps and watercourse, Nanpean, etc.


    Cornwall Acts

  70. Courtenay family AN ACT for making and granting Leases of Lands, Tenements, and Mines in the County of Cornwall, comprised in the Marriage-Settlement and Will of Kellond Courtenay, deceased, during the Minority of his Issue. 11pp, sm. folio, disbound. 1750. £28.00
    Contains one page on granting of leases for mines.


  71. Duchy AN ACT to Enable His Majesty to make Grants, Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands and Hereditaments, parcel of His Highnesses Dutchy of Cornwall.... 6pp., plus cover leaf, black letter, floral woodcut initial letter, some off-setting. 1685. £20.00

  72. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to enable His Majesty to make Leases, Copies, and Grants of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Dutchy of Cornwall..... 4pp. 1831. £9.00

  73. Hawkins (Sir Christopher) Estates AN ACT for authorizing Leases to be granted of such Estates in the County of Cornwall as were devised by the Will of Sir Christopher Hawkins Baronet, deceased, to Christopher Henry Thomas Hawkins, an Infant, during his Life. 14pp. 1830. £16.00
    Includes estates at St. Agnes, St. Mewan, Probus, St. Hilary, Lizard, Ladock etc.


  74. Penzance Harbour Dues and Improvements AN ACT to amend an Act.... entituled `An Act for fixing the Dues.... for all Goods.... landed on or shipped from the Pier or Quay of the Town of Penzance.... and on all Ships and Vessels resorting to the said Pier or Quay, or to the Harbour of Penzance'; and for making and maintaining an additional Pier and Dock within the said Harbour. 36pp. 1840. £15.00

  75. Temple Mineral Railway AN ACT for the abandonment of the Railway authorised by "The Temple Mineral Railway Act, 1874;".... 3pp. 1877. £8.00

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    Devon


  76. Ashburton TO BE SOLD By Public Auction.... 12th day of April next.... all that Cottge and Garden called Rose Cottage.... Poster, size 17" x 11", fold. 1865. £16.00

  77. Bradninch CHART OF THE MAYORS of the ancient Borough of Bradninch from 1546 also of the Recorders.... the Town Clerks.... Compiled from the Record of the Corporation by Frederic Burrow, Solicitor, Cullompton, the last Town Clerk. Lithographed sheet size 20" x 15", printed on one side only. Water stain along bottom margin, not affecting printing. c1883. £20.00

  78. Brixham FREEHOLD DWELLING HOUSE Situate and being in Ram Alley, and now in the occupation of Charles Collier.... T.S. Brown has received instructions to Sell by Auction, at the Globe Hotel, Brixham, Monday the 16th July, 1888.... Poster, size 15" x 10", fold. 1888. £15.00

  79. Cheriton Fitzpaine AT A SURVEY HELD AT THE NEW INN in Cheriton Fitzpaine.... ninth day of December 1731 for the setting at a yearly rent.... upon The Farms & Tenmnts. called Stockadon & Growe als Growland.... the best bidder to have a reasonable price and the Terms to be as under. Large sheet, folded to form 2p. sm. folio, giving details of bids, with 2 completed memoranda giving conditions (erecting a new linhay, sowing clover, etc.) Signed by successful bidders and witnesses. 1731. £20.00

  80. Clyst St. Lawrence THE PARISH OF CLYST ST. LAWRENCE in the County of Devon, manuscript map, so titled, in ink and 6 colours on tissue paper mounted on linen, size 39" x 58". Scale 3 chains to 1". Folding into large 8vo wraps, very rubbed, MS label 'Tithe Map Clyst St. Lawrence'. Tissue paper curled and chipped at folds, with loss of paper in two small areas of map, affecting small area of road and field boundary, some ink blotches. Scale bar, decoratively lettered title. Shows buildings in pink, water features, roads, fields, (with numbers), various areas of land shaded in different colours. Later MS additions in pencil giving change of ownership etc., with rather untidy alterations to colour of some shaded areas by means of diagonal lines of blue watercolour. 28th January, 1848. £65.00
    An almost contemporary copy (the original tithe map dated 1844.)


  81. Collin, Engr. PLAN DU PORT DE PLYMOUTH Publie par order de son Excellence Le Vice-Amiral Decres Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies. Fine engraved chart, size 22" x 17", plus wide margins, covering Saltash, Dockyard, Stonehouse, Mill Bay, Drake Island, Plymouth, Citadel, Ram Head, Yealme River. Scale approx 2" = 1 'mille marin'. Depot de la Marine 1803. £180.00
    A finely engraved very clear plan with interesting detail such as 'Telegraphe' near Maker, houses such as 'White House', 'Tor House', various 'Bateries', churches, etc.


  82. Croydon (E) and Rock & Co. VIGNETTE LETTERHEADS Four sm. 8vo letter sheets with vignette views, all but one with blank conjoint leaf missing. Comprises: Salcombe Hill and West Down Beacon ('binocular' type views); Torquay; Raleigh's Birthplace; Bicton. c1860. £15.00

  83. Cullum, Exeter, Printer LIST OF CHARITIES For the Benefit Of The City of Exeter. No. 1. Folio sheet, printed in small fine type-face on one side only, in columns giving Donor, Instrument, Fund, Trustees, Charitable Purpose, Arrears, Observations. Lists 22 Charities. Signed 'A.B' Exeter, May 27, 1809. £30.00
    'Any Information with respect to the Public Charities in the several Parishes of this City, will be thankfully received by the Printer'.


  84. Dartmoor Consolidated Tin Mines SHARE CERTIFICATE for one eight hundredth Share in these Mines 'In the Parish of Sheepstor, Dartmoor, Devonshire', 'his name is therefore duly entered on the Cost Book...' Copper engraved with fine calligraphic decoration, Gothic style heading, variety of type-faces, size 7" x 9", on good thick paper with good plate-mark. Signed by Chairman. 1st March, 1824. £95.00

  85. Exeter BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE Thirty-Ninth Meeting. Commencing Wednesday, August 18th, 1869. Programme of Proceedings, Railway Arrangements, Excursions, local Buildings etc. 4pp, folio, printed on thin paper.... together with.... List of Members... Corrected to Tuesday Evening August 17th, 1869, 11pp., 8vo, and First Supplementary List.... Registered to Thursday August 19th, 5 p.m., with Second Supplementary List. 7pp and 4pp. Pollard, Exeter, Pr., 1869. £28.00
    Members' Lists give their hotel accommodation during the Meeting as well as their home address.


  86. Exeter Election AN ELECTION SONG for the People. Copied from 'Punch' November 14th. Poem in 13 stanzas urging support for Mr. Gladstone, and local candidates Bowring and Coleridge. Sm. folio, printed on one side only, browning along top edge, one fold. Devon Weekly Times Office, Exeter. (1869) £15.00

  87. Exeter ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", margins and borders cut away. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth-covered slip-case with Wyld label. c1865 £20.00
    Covers Torbay, Exeter, Lyme Regis.


  88. Geo. H. Sellick's NEW ALBUM OF PLYMOUTH VIEWS 24 photolitho views on folding strip, 1p. of text 'Tips for Tourists', and large folding plan at rear, with numerous adverts. on verso. 8vo. gilt boards, rubbed and faded, some repairs to splits in plan. c1890. £18.00

  89. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON from actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826. Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size approx. 23" x 27", with a vignette view of Exeter Cathedral, inset of Lundy Island, Explanation, Reference to Hundreds. Slightly trimmed to within half an inch of border. July 4th, 1829. £110.00

  90. Ilfracombe & Neighbourhood ORDNANCE SURVEY SHEET, 27. Folding map, 26" x 14", dissected and mounted on linen, scale 1" to 1 mile, folding to 8vo, into original cloth boards, paper label on top board, borders on 2 sides, few spots, traces of faded ink notes on sea, some wear to folds. c1870. £18.00
    Covers area from Braunton Barrows to Ashcombe Hill.


  91. Irish Question in the Election of 1868 FELLOW COUNTRYMEN! Men of East Devon! Plump for Wade! Poster, size 14" x 9", setting out in detail arguments for the Liberal's plan to disestablish the Irish Church. Tipped on to thin yellow paper. On verso is pasted a small handbill 'Fallacies of the "Stupid Party".... Do Not Be of The Stupid Party! Vote for Coleridge and Bowring' Printed at the 'Times' Office, Torquay. (1868) £36.00
    'The Irish leave our shores for the American continent at the rate of 100,000 a year, with a hate of the British Government so intense that to gratify it they would gladly die.... they are the unhappy children of our own misrule.'


  92. Killerton LETTER from R. Acland on paper headed 'Killerton Exeter', to 'My Dear Harriet'. 3p, small 8vo, in a very untidy hand. Says he wants to know 'the name of your candidate. The Royal Ag. Soc. will need a very able man to supply Mr. Jenkins(?) place'. Asks if she knows Mr Watson well enough to pass on an enquiry about his New Euclid, and goes on to pose several questions about arcs and cubes. 21st Jan. 1887. £12.00

  93. Landkey and Swymbridge COPY CONTRACT for the purchase of the Tythes of Swymbridge and Landkey, between William Berry of Shilston in Bishops Tawton to James Nott of Torr Down. 3p, sm. folio. 1797, copy, slightly later. £10.00

  94. Marsh Land, Seaton TO BE LET by Auction at the Pole Arms Inn, Seaton, on Thursday the 22nd March, 1849.... the Following Parcels of the Celebrated Seaton Marshes.... each Lot containing about 3 acres and Fenced with a substantial Iron Fence.... Lists 16 Lots. Size 13" x 8", traces of folds, some off-setting of lettering. 1849. £22.00
    On verso is a list of 16 lots in MS, with the tenants names, reserved biddings and rents obtained.


  95. Marwood CONVEYANCE of Spencer's Wood, Giles Ground, and other property in Marwood, The Trustees of Barnstaple Old Bank to R. Drake. Copy on 15 sheets folio, with small schedule. 1851. £12.00
    The plan which was in the margin of the original was not copied.


  96. Methodist Missions PRINTED NOTICE to Friends of Missions, informing them of various services to be held at Plymouth and Stonehouse in connection with the Fourteenth Anniversary of the Plymouth Branch Society. 1pp., sm. 8vo. June 25th, 1828. £10.00

  97. Oldrey (M.C) Pub. TWENTY FOUR VIEWS OF TORQUAY Engraved vignette views by Rock & Co., oblong 8vo, cloth boards, gilt title, inner hinge broken, spine worn, f.e.p. torn at edge, orange stain on edge of board, and on fore-edges, barely visible on the pages, water-staining and foxing to approx. half the plates. 1860-65. £50.00

  98. Plymouth Election PLYMOUTH 8th JUNE 1739. A POLL TAKEN AT AN ELECTION for the said Borrough by & before Henry Tolcher (?) Esq. Mayor of the said Borrough. Manuscript, in a small neat hand on vellum, size 23" x 7", ruled in two columns, one headed 'For John Rogers' the other 'For Charles Vanbrugh'. Lists approx. 100 names in each column, many with occupation (Merchant, Maltster, Apothecary etc.) Mention of Folio 1st, Folio 2, Folio 3 in right margin. 1739. £160.00

  99. Plymouth MISERICORDIA The State of the Misericordia to Christmas, 1795, being the first Annual Publication thereof from its Institution; Shewing the Origin of the Charity; a general Abstract of the Rules... to which is annexed some of the more remarkable Cases of Distress which have fallen under its Inspection.... together with a List of the annual Subscribers. 4pp., 4to, folds. 1796. £90.00
    'Eleanora Crosby, of the City of Carlisle, the Wife of a Soldier of the 47th Regiment, found on the Floor of a Back Tenement in Seven-Star-Lane, in a Dysentery'. The charity relieved distress among 'strangers' in Plymouth 'arising most probably from the War'. Lists approx. 100 subscribers with addresses and amounts given.


  100. Rowe (G) ILFRACOMBE from Capstone Hill. Tinted lithograph, size 9" x 13" plus margins, showing view across the town and bay, two figures in middle foreground, paddle steamer in bay, sailing ships in harbour. Tear through title and 1" into plate, some light waterstaining of bottom margin, small portion torn from right margin, traces of crease down centre. c1840. £30.00
    Corresponds to Somers Cox 1300, except the dimensions of the view he lists are slightly smaller.


  101. Seaton, Manor of BOND OF INDEMNITY of John Violett and John Snook to William Brown, of Seaton, Victualler, for one thousand pounds. 2p, folio, signed and witnessed with two small wax seals, blank conjoint leaf with docket title on verso. 1812. £16.00
    In return for forgoing payment of the thousand pounds Brown was to be allowed to live in a tenement in Seaton Street formerly called Turner's tenement with the inn erected thereon by John Violett known as The de la Pole Arms. Violett was in danger of being declared a bankrupt.


  102. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON Divided into Hundreds. Folding coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, engraved surface approx. 17"x19". In original slipcase with printed label, slipcase worn at edges, map slightly darkened with some foxing spots. 3rd Edition Corrected to 1818. £32.00

  103. South Molton HARGREAVES KINGDON Family Grocer, The Central Stores, South Molton. Advertising handbill, 11" x 9", printed in blue, with large attractive illustration of the store, size 6" x 5", carriage passing in front. Folds, a few small edge tears. Robinson's of Bristol c1890. £10.00
    'Purity, Pungency & Rich Mellow Flavour are the True Characteristics of My Teas & Coffees'.


  104. Spreat (W) COCKINGTON CHURCH. Sketched and Drawn on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £22.00
    View showing trees either side, and man with walking stick in foregound the church.


  105. Spreat (W) DUNSFORD CHURCH. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins. C. Hulmandel's Patent. c1842. £22.00
    Shows two groups of figures talking in front of the church wall.


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


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


  108. Spreat (W) THORVERTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. [C. Hulmandel, Printer.] c1842. £22.00
    Shows a grave digger at work with another man looking down into hole in the foreground to the left of the church. There are several houses in the background.


  109. Spreat (W) UPTON PINE CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. [Printer, C. Hulmandel.] c1842. £22.00
    There is a man and woman talking in the foreground and a man with a stick walking towards the rear of the church.

    HAND-COLOURED MANUSCRIPT MAP

  110. St. Giles in the Wood and Yarncombe MAP OF LITTLE CRANFORD IN THE PARISH OF ST. GILES IN THE WOOD, PROPERTY OF THE RT HON. LORD ROLLE & A. LOVEBAND ESQ. Also Coles Tenement in the Parish of Saint Giles, Likewise Hooper's and Gregory's Moors, in the Parish of Yarnscombe County of Devon, Property of A. Loveband Esq. A finely drawn hand-coloured manuscript map on thick paper, size approx. 34" x 26", including margins, scale approx 3" = 10 chains, folded, a couple of small holes at centres of folds, reference table with names of fields, some spotting to foot not affecting the manuscript. Fields coloured in 2 shades of green, shows buildings, roads, trees, and gives, names of owners of adjacent lands. c1850 (paper watermarked 1847). £140.00

  111. Thompson's ALBUM OF VIEWS of Bideford, Clovelly, Westward Ho, Instow, Ilfracombe, Lynton & Lynmouth. 30 small photolitho views on extending strip, folding into gilt boards, 5" x 6". c1880. £15.00

  112. Trumans, Exeter, Printers THE FIRST CHAPTER OF WONDERS! Containing A particular Account of the Sampford Ghost! Sheet size 12" x 8", printed on both sides, in two columns. Traces of folds, light brownish mottling spots throughout, 1" repaired tear at old fold. c1810. £50.00
    The village of Sampford Peverell was supposedly haunted for several years in the first decade of the century by a particularly aggressive ghost. Some said that the Revd. Charles Colton, who offered a reward for an explanation of the phenomenon, was himself the author of the events. The real names of the people alluded to in the text have been added in pencil in the margin (Revd. Colton, Dr. Tucker, etc). This spoof account tells how the village of Sampford was much troubled by supernatural visitings; the local parson is unable to deal with them 'his prayers availed not, for the knocking increased, and the howlings became even louder....', but 'Billy Blunder' (according to the pencil key 'Searle the Goaler'), took on the spirits, but ends by being converted and repenting 'he vowed a vow, that he would swear not at all!!... Yea I am gone over; howsomdever, not unto Parson Poole, but to Johanna Southcote'. The account contains veiled references to Catholicism.


  113. Widecombe AN ACCOUNT OF ST. PANCRAS' CHURCH Widecombe-in-the-Moor. By the Vicar. Booklet, size 6" x 4", 24pp, wraps, photos. c1903. £8.00

    Devon Acts

  114. Devonport Gas AN ACT for increasing the Capital and extending the Powers of the Devonport Gas and Coke Company.... 12pp. 1853. £8.00

  115. Exeter AN ACT to amend and render more effectual an Act.... for amending several Roads leading from the City of Exeter. 12pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Some slight browning of paper. 1756. £16.00

  116. Exeter Debts AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the City and County of the City of Exeter. 32pp. 1841. £10.00

  117. Goal AN ACT for raising a Sum of Money by a County Rate, for purchasing a proper Prison for Debtors in the County of Devon. 8pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Some slight browning. 1753. £15.00

  118. Lindridge AN ACT for enabling the Trustees of the Will of the Reverend John Templer Clerk, deceased, to exchange certain of the Real Estates thereby devised, situate in the County of Devon, for certain other Estates situate in the same County. 22pp., including schedule. 1839. £14.00

  119. Sidmouth Market AN ACT for maintaining and regulating the Market in the Parish of Sidmouth.... 14pp. 1839. £11.00

  120. Teign Valley Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further Powers on the Teign Valley Railway Company in relation to their Undertaking. 2pp., foxed. 1874. £8.00

  121. Teign Valley Railway AN ACT to confer further powers on the Teign Valley Railway Company. 4pp. 1884. £7.00

  122. Tiverton and Wiveliscombe Roads AN ACT to repeal an Act.... for improving several Roads and making certain new Roads in the Counties of Devon and Somerset leading to and from the Town of Tiverton, and for amending an Act.... for repairing several Roads leading from and through the Town of Wiveliscombe.... 10pp. 1861. £12.00

  123. Totnes AN ACT To Dissolve the Marriage of George Taylor, Gentleman, with Catherine Birchall Taylor his now Wife.... 3pp., 3" tear in both pages repaired with archival tape. 1801. £13.00

  124. Totnes and Ashburton Roads AN ACT for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of Two Acts.... for amending the Roads leading from or near the North Side of the Town of Totnes, towards Ashburton.... and for building a Bridge at or near a Place called Emmett, across the River Dart. 22pp., last leaf loose. 1805. £16.00

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    Dorset


  125. Bournemouth THE ALBUM OF BOURNEMOUTH VIEWS 12 photolitho views on extending strip folding into decorative gilt boards size 4" x 5". c1880. £14.00

  126. Lyme Regis REGATTA August 14th, 1900. Programme of Music To be Performed by the Band of the G. Co. (Crewkerne) 2nd Vol. Batt. P.A.S.L.I. Sailing Matches.... Sand Sports.... Rowing and Aquatic Sports... Procession of Illuminated Boats.... 4p. 8vo, vertical crease. 1900. £8.00

  127. Parker (L) SHERBORNE PAGEANT June 12,13,14,15 1905. 40pp., 4to, decorative wraps. Gives text of pageant. Printed at Sawtell's Factory, Sherborne, 1905. £22.00
    The latter part of the pageant was written by Walter Raymond.


  128. Philips' CYCLISTS' MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DORSET. Shewing the Main Roads Distinctly Coloured. Size 14" x 17", including margins, folding in 12mo cloth boards with printed label, list of hotels, key etc. on endpapers, short split to one fold, covers slightly rubbed to edges. c1900. £10.00

  129. Rackett (T), Drawn by., Alken (T) Engr. SHERBORNE CASTLE Aquatint, size approx. 12" x 16", plus margins, central fold. Shows ivy covered ruins, trees, man with basket and broom in foreground. 1797. £28.00
    From Maton's 'Views in the W. Counties of England'.


  130. Shaftesbury DRAFT DEED OF COVENANT to produce title deeds to premises in St. James, Shaftesbury, William Boucher of the Close of Sarum, Wilts, and John Dyneley of Grays Inn. 10 pages folio, including 6 page schedule of deeds from 1715-1821. 1821. £15.00

  131. Southdown Cottage, Weymouth PENCIL DRAWING on grey paper, heightened with white, showing the cottage in middle distance surrounded by trees. Size 7" x 10". Signed in corner 'E. Morant. 1844.' Mounted on thin card. 1844. £18.00

  132. Swanage PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Properties situate at Swanage.... for sale by Public Auction at the Town Hall, Swanage.... on Monday 17th day of May, 1897. Folio, 4pp, folded. 1897. £10.00
    Includes Newton Cottage, Albany Terrace, etc.


  133. The Holme, near Wareham PENCIL DRAWING so titled, showing house with dormer windows in middle distance amongst trees. Signed 'C.M. 1858'. Size 5" x 9". 1858. £16.00

  134. Wareham ASSIGNMENT of a piece of land at Wareham at the south side of West Street, Revd. H. Capel to R.C. Hutchings of Wareham. Vellum, 20" x 22", ink rubbed in parts. 1881. £8.00

    Dorset Acts

  135. Dorset Central Railway AN ACT for extending the Time for the Completion of Portions of the Dorset Central Railway; for enabling the Somerset Central Railway Company to subscribe to the Undertaking.... 11pp. 1860. £12.00

  136. Poole, Wimborne Minster AN ACT for repairing several Roads leading out of the Turnpike Road between Poole and Wimborne Minster into the Turnpike Road between Blandford Forum and Dorchester; and for repairing and improving the Roads from Durweston Bridge to Caundle Bishop.... 18pp. 1824. £11.00

  137. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Improvements AN ACT for paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Borough and Town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, in the County of Dorset; and for removing all Encroachments, Obstructions, and Annoyances therein. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 30pp. 1776. £17.00

  138. Weymouth Waterworks AN ACT for extending the limits of supply of the Company of Proprietors of the Weymouth Waterworks and for conferring further powers on that Company for the construction of works.... 27pp. 1897. £10.00

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    Essex


  139. Elmdon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. VII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into slightly chipped 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1881. £28.00
    Covers Arkesden, Wendens Ambo, Lower Green.


  140. Halstead, Earl's Colne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XVII, 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, slight browning of linen along one fold and darkening of edges of sections. 1879. £24.00

  141. Little Burstead WATERCOLOUR titled 'Little Burstead Church, Essex, S.E.'. Size ... with ruled border, in grey tones, with detailing in ink. Some slight spotting in sky area. c1820. £16.00
    The foreground of the churchyard is shown in a rather poor perspective but the architectural detail of the church is well-drawn.


  142. Pleshey, Broomfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XLIII N.E. etc, size 24" x 35", plus margins, made up of quarter sheets, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Some darkening of paper. Reprint of second edition, c1910. £18.00
    Covers Roxwell, Little Waltham, Pleshey, Chignall St. James.


    Essex Acts

  143. Colchester AN ACT for making more effectual several Acts.... for cleansing and making navigable the Channel from the Hithe at Colchester to Wivenhoe.... and for cleansing the Streets and Lanes of the Town of Colchester. 14pp. 1750. £14.00

  144. Purfleet AN ACT for empowering the Board of Ordnance to exchange Lands at Purfleet.... for other Lands in the said Parish. 6pp. 1809. £12.00

  145. Yeldham Estates AN ACT for discharging the Estates of John Yeldham Esquire from certain Demands of the Crown, upon the Conditions therein mentioned. 4pp., plus cover leaf. 1797. £12.00
    John Yeldham had lived at 'Sailing Grove'.


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    Gloucestershire


  146. Aust Ferry OFFICIAL TIME TABLE Old Passsage Severn Ferry Co. Ltd. May 1966-October 1966. 8pp, blue wraps with map, size 5" x 4". 1966. £16.00
    Probably the last timetable issued. The first page is a 'Thank You' to past patrons: 'At the time of going to press, the date of the opening of the Severn Road Bridge has not been decided...'


  147. Cheltenham Protestant Electoral Union POSTER Stating 'a Deputation From this Union.... has waited upon the two Candidates for the Representation of this Borough Hon. Col. Berkeley, M.P and C. Schreiber, Esq. Each Candidate has pledged himself.... to an uncompromising reistance to the encroachments of the Papacy....' Size 29" x 20", traces of folds. Printed in large typefaces, small fault in one letter. Hailing, Printer, High St. June 25th 1865. £36.00
    The four questions the candidates were asked are listed, including 'Will you oppose the appointment of Romish Priests as Chaplains to Workhouses?'


  148. Crickley Hill & Campsfield TURNPIKE ROAD Gloucestershire District. Tolls to Let. Poster 17" x 11", giving notice of Auction of the tolls at New Barn, Puesdown and Cubberly, to take place at the Wheatsheaf, Northleach on 2nd May 1865. Dates, and amount of tolls produced at each Gate added in MS. Folds. Baily, Printer, Cirencester 1867. £30.00
    With ms note at bottom 'Affixed to the above several Gates on Feb. 18th & 19th by me, Joshua Witts.'


  149. Crowe (J) Engraver BERKELEY CASTLE Fine copperplate view dedicated to the Countess of Berkeley and "Copied from a Drawing of her Ladyships". Engvd. surface 9" x 16", margins cropped to within " of plate-mark, plate originally folded in 3. Fine view of extensive gardens, with cows being milked in meadow, plants by stream in foreground. c1770. £38.00

  150. Dymock BOND for the payment of forty five shillings by Giles Derby(?) of Little Malvern, Worcestershire, to Thomas and John Coveringge(?), husbandman, of Dymock, for a messuage called Yorkford in Dymock. Sum to be paid on the feast of the nativitie of our lord God 1566. Vellum, 2" x 10", small wax seal, signed and witnessed. 1563. £45.00

  151. Guise family, of Highnam Court AFFADAVIT of John Phillpotts of the City of Gloucester, saying that he was well acquainted with Sir John Guise and his wife, detailing their children and place of baptism, the marriage of Jane Guise with Edward Webb at Churcham, their daughter Elizabeth, baptized at Westbury on Trim, etc. 1p, sm. folio, signed, impressed tax stamp, pinned to corner are two extracts from burial register, St. Martins Oxford, and Elmore, for John and Elizabeth Guise, signed by the vicars, dated 1797 and 1794. 3 items. 1816. £22.00

  152. Hambrook PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Georgian Residence known as "Hambrook Grove," Hambrook, with Lawns, Gardens and Stabling; Faber Farm.... Eight Cottages containing a total area of 258 acres 0 roods and 37 perches.... which Young & Young.... are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol 1, on Thursday, 26th June, 1958. Small 4to, 23pp, with 2 coloured folding plans in pocket at rear, slightly creased where once folded, some prices and purchasers noted in pencil. 1958. £14.00

  153. Henley (W) Pr. WHO WANTS A TICKET FOR SOUP Election Sketches No. 1. Price 6d. Satirical election broadside 'Dicky, after losing Hope, catches a Turtle.... Gentlemen, Allow me to introduce to your notice Alderman Sir Robert Turtle, who has promised to Shell Out and who has come all the way from the City of London....' Shows a large turtle in waistcoat, checked trousers, accompanied by a small man in top hat, spectacles. Printed on thick paper, 10" x 8", traces of folds. c1859. £20.00

  154. Land Utilisation Survey THREE MAPS Scale 1" to 1 mile, colour printed to show different types of woodland, arable and meadowland, heath, gardens 'sufficiently large to be productive of fruit, vegetables, flowers', orchards, etc. Sheets 103 (Stroud & Chepstow), 93 (Stow on the Wold), 92 (Gloucester and Forest of Dean). Size approx. 18" x 26". Stroud sheet linen-backed and folded, with slight wear at folds. All maps have different geological areas marked out in black ink and numbered by a previous owner. c1940. £24.00
    The surveys were done on the six-inch scale, by the schools of the area, then reduced. The Director was L. Dudley Stamp.


  155. 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

  156. Slimbridge DECLARATION of John Essington of Gosington Hall in Slimbridge that he has received twenty pounds from Giles Gefferyes of Slimbridge, relative to the granting of a cottage and tenement in Slimbridge. Vellum, signed by William Jeffereis, Joseph Bridges and Joseph Haynes as witnesses. Size 5" x 15".... together with.... COPY WILL of Giles Gefferyes, 2p, sm. 4to, attested copy, 1787, of will of 1694. Refers to his house in Slimbridge and field called Southwordy. 1684 and 1787. £25.00

  157. Slimbridge RELEASE OF DOWER in cottage in Slimbridge where Edward Trotman formerly dwelt, and where Samuel Browning doth now dwell, with Garden and Orchard adjoining, near the Common of pasture called the Warth, Elizabeth Hieron of Frampton on Severn to Giles Hieron. Folio sheet, impressed tax stamps, small wax seal, signed with Elizabeth Hieron's mark. 1787. £16.00

  158. Upper and Lower Swell TO BE SOLD Residential and Sporting Estate extending to an area of about 1000 acres.... comprises a well-known Mansion in the Elizabethan style.... Grounds and Gardens.... 2p., sm. folio, with description of estate and schedule of 'Areas and Rents' (including Lower Swell Farm, Right of Water to Christ Church College, etc.) n.d. c1900. £10.00
    The word 'Abbotswood' has been added in pencil - possibly the name of the Estate.


    Gloucestershire Acts

  159. Banbury and Cheltenham Railway AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway Company in connexion with their authorised Undertaking.... 5pp. 1880. £8.00

  160. Barnwood, Matson, Saint Mary de Lode, Saint Catherine and Saint Michael and Wotton Inclosure AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Meadows, Commonable and Intermixed Lands and Waste Grounds, within the several parishes of Barnwwod, Matson, Saint Mary de Lode, Saint Catherine and Saint Michael; and within the Vill of Wotton. 39pp. 1796. £18.00

  161. Bourton-on-the Water AN ACT to extend the Bourton-on-the-Water Railway towards Cheltenham, to amend the Act relating to the Bourton-on-the Water Railway Company; and for other purposes. 8pp, printed on pale blue paper, vertical fold. 1864. £15.00

  162. Cheltenham Station AN ACT to authorise the Construction of a New Station at Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester.... 9pp. 1890. £16.00

  163. Forest of Dean Letting A BILL intituled An Act to authorize the letting Parts of the Royal Forests of Dean and Woolmer, and certain other Parts of the Hereditary Possessions of the Crown. 3pp. 1855. £14.00

  164. Forest of Dean Mines and Quarries AN ACT to make further Provisions for the Management of Her Majesty's Forest of Dean, and of the Mines and Quarries therein and in the Hundred of Saint Briavels.... 16pp. 1861. £20.00

  165. Gloucester Extension Railway AN ACT to enable the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Company to make Extension Lines at Gloucester, a Branch at Stoke Prior, and a Junction with the Midland Railway.... 11pp. 1845. £12.00

  166. Gloucester Gas Light Company AN ACT to extend the limits of supply of and confer further powers on the Gloucester Gas Light Company. 14pp. 1898. £8.00

  167. Tetbury Advowson AN ACT for the Sale of the Advowson of the Vicarage of Tetbury in the County of Gloucester. 8pp. 1839. £10.00

  168. Upton Saint Leonard's Inclosure AN ACT to confirm a Provisional Order of the Board of Agriculture relating to the Inclosure of certain Lands in the Parish of Upton St. Leonard's.... 3pp. 1895. £9.00

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight


  169. Herne, Sopley, Sandford, Hants. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet LXXVIII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, some areas in Barnsfield Heath shaded in various colours of wash. 1872. £30.00

  170. Isle of Wight ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXIX, Scale 6" to 1 mile, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads, water-features and main buildings hand-coloured, area around Hamstead shaded pink. First edition 1866. £25.00
    Shows Newtown, Thorness Bay, Hamstead, part of mainland.


  171. Isle of Wight PARTICULARS OF THE DELIGHTFUL RESIDENCE AND ESTATE OF LOWCLIFFE HOUSE with a detached Cottage: a Valuable Little Farm....the Favourite Family Hotel, with some adjacent Lands, at Black Gang Chine & Near Ventnor & Niton; For Sale by Auction.... on Tuesday, the 18th of January, 1853..... Folio, 6pp, hand coloured double-page map, docket title, folded, few short tears to margins, last leaf slightly browned. 1853. £35.00

  172. Kilmeston CONDITIONS OF SALE OF THE DEAN HOUSE ESTATE, in the parish of Kilmeston, in the County of Hants, to be sold by Auction by Richard Austin, at the "George" Hotel, Winchester, on Wednesday, the 6th of June, 1883. Folio, 2pp, folded, docket title. 1883. £10.00

  173. Whitwell, Godshill, Isle of Wight ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XCVIII, Scale 6" to 1 mile, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads, main buildings hand-coloured, small area around Sandford outlined in colour. First edition 1866. £30.00
    Shows Appuldurcombe Park, part of Ventnor, Chalegreen.


    Hampshire Acts

  174. Southampton AN ACT for better paving, repairing.... the Streets and other publick Passages in the the several Parishes and Wards of Saint Michael, Saint John, Holy Rhood, Saint lawrence, All Saints within the Bar, All Saints without the Bar.... within the Town of Southampton.... 52pp., plus cover leaf. 1770. £16.00

  175. Yately AN ACT for inclosing Lands within the Tything of Hawley, in the Parish of Yately.... 23pp. 1815. £14.00

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    Herefordshire


  176. Burghill, Clodock, Hereford TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION All that Truly Valuable and Compact Freehold Estate consisting of Farmhouse, Outbuildings, and 102 Acres, with a quarry of excellent Stone, situate in the Parish of Burghill.... Poster, size 20" x 15", folded. n.d. 1870's? £18.00
    Includes property at Clodock, 13 cottages in Goal Lane, adjoining the New City Prison, and One Share in the Hereford Railway. Gives occupiers.


  177. Circus Apollo POSTER advertising show in Stokes Meadow, Ross, featuring Gargantuan Gorilla, Aztek Indian Fire Dancers, Doggy Alsorts Acrobatic Dogs, etc. Size printed in purple red and yellow, the Ross information has been pasted into an area left blank for place names to be added. Early 1970's. £14.00

  178. Little Dewchurch DESIRABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE Known as Lower Prothether, consisting of a Good Farm House..... Pasture Ground and Orcharding, the latter of which is in part in a high state of Perfection and bearing an abundant Crop of Fine Fruit.... To Be Sold by Auction by Wm. James, At the Green Dragon Inn, Hereford.... 28th September 1827. Poster, sm. folio, attractively printed. Vale, Printer, Eign St., Hereford. 1827. £22.00

  179. Ross KYRLE PICTURE PALACE Advertising handbill on orange paper, 8vo, listing prices etc., and type of show. 'Moving Picutres shewn each Day, 7,000 in Length'. n.d. c1910? £15.00

  180. Stoke Prior and Ford PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Property comprising The Stone Estate.... Situate in the Chapelry of Ford, & Parish of Stoke-Prior, and the Broadstone Estate.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 9th February, 1857. 2pp., folio, folded, double-page hand-coloured plan. 1857. £22.00

  181. Welsh Newton PARTICULARS of all that Residential Property called Newton Lodge.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Orlando Shallard.... 1st day of August, 1890. 2pp., folio, folds, folding coloured plan. Detailed schedule. 1890. £22.00

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    Kent


  182. Charlesworth & Morehen, Pub. R.N. BARRACKS, CHATHAM View Album. 33 views, oblong 8vo, decorative gilt covers showing bell and dolphins. c1905. £16.00

  183. Dunstable LORD GEORGE SANGER'S CIRCUS Poster, size 27" x 19", brightly printed in black, yellow, red and pale blue, advertising performance at Dunstable, Half Moon field, London Road, April 11th & 12th. The word 'Circus' in very large bold black lettering with red shading, above sections of different colour, advertising, among others, 'Abyssinian Lions. A Cage of Thrills!', 'The Himalayan Bears in Fun with the Humans', 'The Riding Eclairs. A Ringful of Daring Bare-back Riders'. Some very slight discoloration in top left hand corner where place and date advertised. c1950. £35.00

  184. East Greenwich RELEASE AND ASSIGNMENT of a brick messuage or dwellinghouse with yard and garden, near Crooms Hill, Robert James and others to William Croke. 4 large vellum sheets, wax seals. The last page comprises a Schedule of deeds from 1713 to 1811. Some light spotting on last page. 1812. £18.00
    The property appears to have belonged before 1713 to Sir William Hooker, Lord Mayor of London.


  185. Loose and Maidstone PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Hayle Cottage Estate, comprising that Gentleman's Residence known as Hayle Cottage, Loose.... Bockingford Farm, Loose, Sixteen Cottages and the Loose Parish Allotments, for Sale by Auction..... June 7th, 1928. 14pp, sm. folio, two actual photographs mounted inside front wrap plus one on front wrap, folding coloured plan, splits along spine, contents detatched from wraps, wraps slightly foxed and dog-eared. 1928. £18.00

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    Lancashire


  186. Eccles School NOMINATION of Thomas Scholes to perform the Office of Schoolmaster in the Parish School of Eccles, from C. Poole, Vicar of Eccles, to the Lord Bishop of Chester, 1766. 1p, folio, in MS, impressed tax stamp. Attested copy of 1781 extracted from the Episcopal Regsitry. Blank conjoint leaf, with docket title on verso, folded. 1781. £15.00

  187. Farnworth WATERCOLOUR titled in bottom margin 'Farnworth Church, Lancashire. S.E.', in ink and grey tones, showing church surrounded by low wall, small gate in foreground. Ruled border, margins trimmed. Size 6" x 7". c1820. £20.00

  188. Lancaster LANCASTER BY SPEED in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. Manuscript plan so titled, finely drawn in ink, size 5" x 6", plus large calligraphic title, overall size 10" x 8". Pasted to grey paper. Initialled C.B. 1819. £30.00
    An early copy taken from the inset to Speed's map of the county.


  189. Oldham TO THE ELECTORS and Non-Electors of the Borough of Oldham. Two printed handbills, 'election letters' one from Wm. Johnson Fox, the other from James Platt, candidates. Both 4to, folded, paper slightly foxed along folds, some tears at edges. 2 items. March 1857. £22.00
    Platt was 'in favour of the widest extension of the suffrage'.


  190. Scarisbrick RELEASE of a messuage and five acres in Birscarr within Scarisbrick. Vellum, 18" x 24", signed, tag with seal missing. John Blundell, Yeoman, to Edward Hunter of Birscarr, Yeoman. Calligraphic initial letter. 1680. £25.00

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    Lincolnshire


  191. Cockerington, Gosberton, Pinchbeck, Carlton, Cowbitt, Skegness PARTICULARS OF A FREEHOLD ESTATE, To Be Sold by Auction, On Saturday, the 15th Day of August, 1812, At the Red Lion Inn, Boston, Between the hours of Five and Seven O'clock in the afternoon. Folio, 6pp, With engraved plans on one single and one double-page, plans partly torn at one fold, outer leaf partly soiled, names and prices of lots realised in manuscript. 1812. £45.00

  192. Lincoln Bank TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Brogden and Son At the Queen Hotel, Lincoln, on Tuesday, February 7th, 1860... 5 Shares in Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Company, and 5 Shares in the County Fire Office.... Poster, 13" x 8", folds. Ellett Brogden, Pr., Lincoln 1860. £20.00

  193. Rynall Ferry LEASE of land called The Grove in 'Rynall Ferry, and a building there called 'Warehouse', between Snow Sewer Bank and a thorn tree on the South.... and the middle streame of the River of Trent'. Samuel Thompson of Bawtry, Yorkshire to William Wood of The Levels, Wroot, Lincolnshire. Vellum, 7" x 25", wax seal on tag. 1713. £28.00

    Lincolnshire Acts

  194. Boston AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Borough of Boston and Skirbeck Quarter.... 14pp., plus cover leaf. 1753. £10.00

  195. Great Grimsby AN ACT for widening, deepening, enlarging, altering and improving the Haven of the Town and Port of great Grimsby.... 80pp., plus title sheet. 1796. £22.00

  196. Lincolnshire AN ACT for the more effectual Preservation of Fish in Fish Ponds and other Waters.... and for preventing the Damage done to Sea Banks, within the County of Lincoln, by the breeding Conies therein. 5pp, black letter, plus cover leaf. 1765. £14.00

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    London


  197. Battersea CONVEYANCE of leasehold premises known as The Europa Public House, Battersea, E. Sligsbury of the King's Arms, Acton Vale, to C. Young of the Park Brewery, Wandsworth, Brewer. Single vellum sheet, wax seals, with coloured sketch plan in margin, size 13" x 10", showing layout of the buildings, with skittle alley, vault, shops in Little Europa Place, etc., with measurements. 1888. £16.00

  198. Bloomsbury LEASE of parcel of ground in St. George Bloomsbury together with workshop and outbuildings lately erected thereon, all of which are now known as no. 4 Brunswick Mews, the Governors of the Foundling Hospital to Messrs. Hilder & Edge, Builders. Two large vellum sheets, the first sheet with a fine delicate engaved heading with the coat of arms of the hospital, which shows a naked baby and the motto 'Help', large papered seal appended, small coloured sketch plan of premises in margin. 1894. £24.00

  199. Bravington, Watchmaker, King's Cross CATALOGUE 6" x 5", 32pp., wraps with photo of shop. Printed in blue, illustrating watches, clocks, rings, cigarette cases, scent bottles, etc. c1910. £20.00

  200. City of London Comptroller ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT Vellum documents, 28" x 23", for transfer the the appointment as Comptroller of The Chamber of the City of London from Dutton Seaman to Dutton Seaman Junior, 1759. Rather creased, two small portions nibbled at edges not affecting writing. Father's signature lacks wax seal. 1759. £20.00

  201. Covent Garden A MAPP OF THE PARISH OF ST. PAULS Covent Garden taken from the last Survey. Copper engraved plan from Stow's 'Survey', size 12" x 7", plus wide margins. With reference table to Inns, Courts, etc., some buildings such as 'playhouse' shown in elevation, main streets named. 1755. £48.00

  202. Greenhithe training ships CERTIFICATE signed by the Superintendent of the training ships 'Arethusa' and 'Chichester' lying off Greenhithe, certifying that Frank Dunning has served on board these ships and knows how to reef, furl sails, heave the lead, make all bends, knots and splices etc. Size 7" x 9", border of chains etc, small vignette of ship. Printed with MS inserts, grubby, stained at edges, old folds, description of Dunning on verso, notes on conduct, rank etc. 1889. £16.00

  203. Holborn FAIR COPY ARITHMETIC BOOK with decorative lithographed title page of Red Lion Square Academy, Holborn, Principal Mr. T. Goold, M.C.P., name added in cartouche 'Mastr. Treall. Feby. 5 1874.' 100p, 4to, decorative paper boards, half blue morocco, section headings in decorative lettering. 1874. £20.00

  204. Hutchinson & Son Ltd., Bromley by Bow PROCELAIN ENAMELLED BATHS Catalogue, 4to, 28pp., printed in blue and black, illusts. Stiff wraps. c1930. £18.00
    Includes interesting photos. of the workshops, furnaces etc., as well as the baths.


  205. Philip (G) & Son Ltd. LONDON AT A GLANCE A Series of Twenty Picture Maps and Plans, With Notes on the Principal Places of Interest. Booklet, size approx. 7" x 4", of coloured 'bird's-eye view' maps, showing all the monuments, department stores, stations, etc. in elevation with numbers referring to key below. Red dotted lines indicated electric railways. At the rear are plans of the theatre district, St. Pauls, Westminster Abbey, Kew Gardens, Zoological Gardens, and 7p. of text giving opening hours, brief description, of principal places of interest. Decorative wraps, rather grubby, spine reinforced with archival tape, with view of Cleopatra's needle, and on back wrap plan showing hotels. c1914. £38.00

  206. Stanford's MAP OF THE PARLIAMENTARY BOROUGHS Within the County of London. Scale Two Inches to a Mile. Colour-printed plan, size 29" x 42", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth boards with printed label. 1913. £48.00
    With street names.


    London Acts

  207. Docks AN ACT to alter and amend An Act.... for making Wet Docks, Basons, Cuts and other Works for the greater Accommodation and Security of Shipping.... within the Port of London.... 10pp. 1805. £9.00

  208. Edmonton AN ACT for vesting the Capital Messuage, with the Lands belonging, at Southgate, in the Parish of Edmonton, and at Frian Barnett and East Barnett.... in Sir George Colebrook..... 15pp., docket title, a private Act, separately paginated. 1761. £25.00
    Refers in detail to the Manor of Stepney, and to his share 'of the King's Moeity of the New River Water-works, called the Adventurers Moiety'.

    COMMONWEALTH ACT

  209. London buildings AN ACT for Preventing the Multiplicity of Buildings in and about the Suburbs of London, and Within Ten Miles thereof. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 17th day of September, An. Dom. 1656. 24pp., black letter, plus cover leaf with coat of arms. Plain paper wraps, which are split along part of spine. Henry Hills and John Field, Printers to His Highness the Lord Protector, 1657. £70.00

  210. Quays AN ACT to extend the Time for purchasing the Legal Quays and Warehouses in the Port of London, and for.... the purchase of Somers and Lyons Quays.... 3pp. 1806. £10.00

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    Norfolk


  211. Aslacton, Bunwell, Moulton, Seething, Long Stratton, Tasburgh & Tharston PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of attractive Landed Investments including at Aslacton, Moulton & Bunwell, Six desirable small farms.... Long Stratton and Tharston, Larke Freehold Residence.... Tasburgh, small holding and cottages, Seething, double cottages.... To be sold by auction.... 16th of July, 1898. Folio, 18pp, loose in the original wraps, short splits to spine of wraps. 1898. £20.00

  212. Bradenham and Scarning Estate PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Fine Agricultural Property lying in the Parishes of East and West Bradenham and Scarning, and comprising three excellent farms... John Symonds has received instructions from the Trustees of the late Capt. H.S. Adlington, to Sell by Auction, at the Royal Hotel, Norwich, on Saturday, June 7th, 1919. Folding hand coloured plan, 14pp, original wraps, few short splits where folded. 1919. £20.00

  213. Burnwell Carleton & Tibenham, etc. Manors of COPY ADMISSION of William Long, farmer, 1837. Refers to various lands in Hadeston and Bunwell.... together with.... Manor of Perishall in Bunwell, COPY ADMISSION of William Long. Refers to long list of lands including Aylmer's tenement in Bunwell, in Aslacton, etc.... together with.... Manor of Banyards Hall, COPY ADMISSION of William Long, refers to many lands in Hadeston, including Peppers Tenement.... together with.... Manor of Banyards Hall, COPY ADMISSION of William Long on a Surrender of John Goodrum. Four large and one smaller vellum sheets, a few with ink slightly faded. 1829-1837. £28.00
    Details adjoining owners, former occupiers, etc. Long appears to have been a farmer in Hadeston with small pieces of land in many different Manors.


  214. East Bradenham POSTER. Sale of the Freehold Small Country Dwelling House known as The White House, East Bradenham.... Which W.S. Hall & Palmer, have received instructions.... to Sell by Public Auction at the Wayland Hall, Watton on Wednesday, Jan. 7th, 1942. Size approx. 26" x 17". folded. Harvey and Sons, Printers, Watton: 1942. £14.00

  215. Froncett, Manor of ENFRANCHISEMENT to John King of messuage and garden in Moulton near Broad Gateway. Large vellym sheet, with papered seal of Copyhold Commissioners. Later receipt attached for Rent Charge paid to the Duke of Norfolk. 1865. £10.00

  216. Gillingham AUCTION POSTER advertising the sale at the Swan Inn of Crops of Corn and Grass, the Property of Mr William Beckett. Size 22" x 18", folded, printed with very large type faces. Lists 10 Lots. 1859. £20.00

  217. Great Yarmouth POSTER Advertising the Auction sale of No. 6 Albert Square, South Beach. Printed in large type-faces, with detailed description of the rooms in the house and its situation. Size 22" x 17", folds, some off-setting. 1867. £16.00

  218. Moulton A TRUE TERRIER of all the Glebe Lands, Messuages and Tenements belonging to the Rectory and Parish Church of Moulton St. Michael now in the use and possession of Revd. James Wiggett..... being taken, made and rendered according to the Old and Ancient Terriers this 25th day of May 1827.... Vellum, size 27" x 17", folds, some uniform slight browning. Signed by Minister, Churchwardens and two Chief Inhabitants. The word 'Terrier' is in large decorative letters.... together with.... a similar Terrier for 1770. Velllum rubbed in top four inches of document, some browning. 2 items. 1827 and 1770. £60.00
    Details the various pieces of land, with tenants, adjoining owners.


  219. Moulton Magna FACULTY to take down the Old Parsonage house and to make certain Alterations to the new Parsonage house. Vellum, size 14" x 20", papered seal of Bishop of Norwich. A few browning spots. 1846. £18.00
    The Revd. Thomas Howes had petitioned to take down the Rectory Barn ('rendered useless by the Tithe Commutation Act') and reduce the size of the Parsonage. He planned to use money from the sale of excess materials to build a school house upon a piece of the Glebe. Gives interesting details of the old building.


  220. North Lynn, Gaywood & South Wootton PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Old Marsh & Pasture Land.... in three lots.... Charles Hawkins & Sons are instructed to Sell by Auction at the Globe Hotel, King's Lynn, on Tuesday, May 26th, 1942. Folio, 8pp, plan in pocket at rear, wraps, folded. 1942. £15.00

  221. Norwich ENGRAVER'S BILL Bill to Mr C. Rix for Seal etc. from Wm. Hall, Engraver, White Lion Street, Norwich. Size 4" x 7", with Hall's name and address in extremely ornamental lettering. Folds.... together with.... Bill of Stevenson and Matchett, at their Printing and State Lottery Office, Norfolk Arms, Market Place, Norwich. Engraved with vignette shield plus lion and unicorn. 1877 and 1797. £10.00

  222. Salhouse SALHOUSE INCLOSURE Extracts from the Award of the Commissioners authorized by an Act..... entitled 'An Act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Parish of Salhouse.....' 4pp., sm. folio, folded with docket title, signed by three Commissioners on last page. Brightly, Printer, Bungay, 1802.. £30.00
    Includes very detailed description of Boundaries of the Parish, Public Roads, Private Roads, rights of passage. Amongst the lands mentioned is an inclosure called 'labour in vain' belonging to Henry Negus.


  223. Stratton St. Michael, Tasburgh and Tharston PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Freehold Estate known as "The Tasburgh Lodge Farm,".... 157a. 2r. 22p..... To be sold by Auction by Sewell & Barnes, at the Royal Hotel, Norwich, on Saturday, January the 9th, 1897. Folio, 5pp, coloured double-page map, docket title, folded, short split to one fold. 1897. £22.00

  224. Swaffham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Residential and Business Properties comprising the Valable and Convenient Dwelling House known as "Westgate," London Road; 7 substantially-built 5 roomed Cottages.... Which W.S. Hall & Palmer have received instructions from the personal representatives of the late Mr George Green, to Sell by Auction, at the "George" Hotel, Swaffham, on Monday, September 7th, 1931. Folio, 4pp, coloured folding map in pocket, wraps, 'Memorandum', completed and signed across stamp. 1931. £20.00

  225. Swaffham, Manor of ADMISSION of John Bayley, Surgeon, on the Surrender of Daniel Ffortin, to a messuage and small piece of land in Swaffham, Vellum sheet, signed by Steward, some spotting. 1784.... together with.... Authority to enter satisfaction upon a Conditional Surrender, Elizabeth Sawyer to William Stops, 3p, on paper, 1829.... together with.... Absolute Surrender, William Stops to Richard Parfrey, 1829, on paper....together with.... Conditional Surrender, Richard Parfrey to John Houchen, 1p, on paper.... together with.... Admission of Elizabeth Greeves, 1858, Admission of Youngs Parfrey 1858, and Admission of William Preston on the Surrender of Reuben Tilney, 1871, all three on vellum sheets.... together with.... Deed of Covenants for Title, Reuben Tilney to William Preston, large vellum sheet, 1869. 9 items. 1784-1871. £45.00

  226. Tibenham and Carleton Rode PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, WITH PLAN of a very Desirable Valuable Freehold Agricultural property known as The Shrubbery Farm, Carleton Rode.... To be offered for Sale by Auction by Oldman and Sons at the Corn Exchange, Attleborough, On Thursday, 31st July, 1919. Folio, 8pp, folds, large coloured folding map in pocket at rear. 1919. £30.00

  227. Wellingham, Fakenham THE IMPORTANT AND VALUABLE FREEHOLD MIXED FARM well-known as The Manor House Farm.... lately in the occupation of the Rivett family.... also 14 brick and tiled cottages. Which will be sold by auction.... Saturday, July 25th, 1925. 8vo, 12pp, folding coloured plan, wraps. 1925. £14.00

  228. Wheatacre Burgh PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, of the MANOR OF WHEATACRE CUM BURGH, with the Fines, Quit-Rents, Royalty, &c. also several eligible Freehold Farms, a Wood, Staithe, Public House, &c. &c.... situate at Wheatacre Burgh, otherwise Burgh St. Peter To be sold by auction by John King, at the Rampant Horse Inn, Norwich, on Saturday, the 8th of August, 1812.... Folio, 15pp, docket title, folded, light stainig mainly to one fold, with some small loss of paper to margins. Some contemporary ink notes and a manuscript 'Memorandum.' 1812. £45.00

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    Northumberland


  229. Morris' NEW LARGE SCALE CYCLING TOURING and Driving Road Map 30 Miles About Berwick. With 2 mile circles. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch. Roads printed in brown. Folding into orange paper wraps, 12mo, chipped at edges. c1910. £7.00

  230. Ormiston & Glass, Stationers, Pub. NEWCASTLE AND VICINITY 12 photolitho views on folding strip, folding into heavily embossed boards, 4" x 6". Front board rather faded. c1880. £15.00

  231. Redheugh Bridge ACCOUNT The Redheugh Bridge Coy. in account with Messrs. T. Panton & Son, Contractor. Debit and Credit account in MS, on large folio sheet, folded, with tables for iron work for girders, suspension bars, etc., cost of iron, carriage from Sunderland, replacing deficient ironwork, painting.... 1871. £18.00

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    Oxfordshire

    ADMISSION OF DISSENTERS TO OXFORD

  232. Baxter, Oxford, Printer THE OXFORD DECLARATIONS Pamphlet 4pp., folio (size 19" x 12"), woodcut of University arms, setting out three Declarations of 1834:- of the Heads of Houses and Proctors, of the Members of the University, and the Members of Convocation and Bachelors of Civil Law, each with list of those signing and their college and (for the first two Declarations) their status. A few minor marginal tears, horizontal fold. 1834. £40.00
    The signatories believed that, if passed, the Bill before Parliament to allow non-Anglicans to enter the Universities would 'by dissolving the union between the University and the Church of England.... impair the efficiency and endanger the security, of both.'


  233. Deddington ACCOUNTS LEDGER FOR KEEPING RACEHORSES 1908 - 1925. Cash book size 13" x 8", half calf, spine split at hinges, cloth rubbed, 366 pages of entries, including index, lisitng name of owner and address at top of page, with name of horse kept, age, instructions (to be kept, trained, broken, etc.), expenses of transport to races, lad's board, shoeing, etc. e.g. 'A.C. Little, 20. Hussars, Curragh, Kildare, Ireland. March 3rd. 'Shy Lady' at 45s and 7/6d a week, two rugs, bridle, bandages.... own man brought her....' Expenses for taking horses to race-meetings including Sandown, Hurst Park, Newbury, Cheltenham, Newton Abbot, Uttoxeter are noted. Loosely inserted are a certificate confirming a particular horse has been hunted with the Heythrop, 1911, and a letter from one of the directors of Isle of Wight races about improving transportation of horses from the mainland to the Isle of Wight. 1908-25. £65.00

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


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    Somerset


  235. Bathampton STATUTORY DECLARATION by Henry Spackman, Surveyor, in support of Title to certain closes of land in the parish of Bathampton. Single vellum sheet, size 25" x 28", with fine coloured plan, size 14" x 28", scale 4 chains to one inch. Shows Kennet & Avon Canal, part of the River Avon, Church, Great Western and Wilts. Somerset & Weymouth Railway. With Schedule giving description, state, quantity. 1873. £48.00
    Includes Great Holcombe, Undercliff, Fisher's Holcombe, Brookmead, etc.


  236. Bathampton STATUTORY DECLARATION of William Charmbury of Bathampton, formerly a Miller, regarding lands in the Parish of Bathampton mentioned in the marriage settlement of his parents John and Dorcas Charmbury (nee Hughes), with details of his family. Vellum sheet, 25" x 30", with schedule. Lithographed plan in left margin, size 25" x 9", three plots of land coloured, adjoining owners named. Shows Kennet and Avon Canal, Church, and other buildings, railway, River Avon. 1872. £36.00

  237. Bridgwater CIRCUS POSTER advertising 'Billy Smart's New World Circus and Menagerie St. Mathew's Field, Fairfield.... July 24th to 26th.... Zoo Open Daily at 11 a.m..... See Our Elephants Walk From the Station.... Britain's Mightiest Herd of Baby Elephants.' Poster size 29" X 20", brightly printed in red yellow and green with wavy border. Small 2" tear at bottom edge, repaired neatly on verso, portion of top right corner approx. 1" square torn away. c1950. £38.00

  238. Castle Cary PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES Lying in Detached Pieces in the Town and Parish of Castle Cary.... the Property of Mr. Joseph Francis..... Also, Very Desirable and Commodious Dwelling Houses The Whole of Which Will be Sold by Auction.... at the Britannia Inn, Castle Cary... 29th day of June, 1852. 6pp., folio, plus docket title. 13 Lots described in tabular form with Description, with boundaries, acreage as per Tithe Commutation, Remarks. Moore, Printer, Castle Cary, 1852. £38.00
    Includes two large houses in South Cary, occupied by Mr. Francis and Miss Francis.


  239. Combe St. Nicholas LAND TAX ASSESSMENT 1894-95. 10 pages, folio, folded, ruled in printed columns for Names of Proprietors, Occupiers, Property, Sums Assessed, Rentals. 299 properties listed in MS. 1875-79. £16.00

  240. Ditcheat DIARY OF REVEREND PAUL LEIR FOR 1838. In Letts' Diary and Almanack, 12mo, calf wraps with tuck-in flap. Entries for an average of 4-5 days in the week, recording weather, purchases, 'Basket from Bath by Ings with 1 doz Lemons & 6 doz. oranges.... 25s', attendances at justices and other meetings, animals purchased, crops gathered and other agricultural pursuits, visits, etc. 1838. £85.00
    E.g. '8th February: A considerable quantity of snow fell this morning.... Mr. S. Bailward came here & gave us a wild swan which was shot in Horsington Marsh', '23rd October: This morning finished folding the sheep on the Wheat Land. Brewed small Beer. 25th October: Recd. Laurels & Firs from Pierce & planted them this day.'


  241. Donyatt LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1886-87, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1910-11. Folio, 3-6p in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 60 properties in each assessment. 6 items in all. Some dustmarking, edge of one page of 1907 assessment very worn, not affecting text. 1886-1911. £22.00

  242. East & West Dowlish ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT whereby Rev. Septimus Collinson lets to Charles Hull the Great and Small Tithes on certain lands in Dowlish. 3p folio, folds. 1801. £12.00

  243. Exmoor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 119. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £8.00

  244. Ilchester LOCKYER FAMILY opinion of Counsellor Andrews of Wells as to who should receive rents from land at Ilchester, Petherton, Burrow etc. bequeathed by Charles Lockyer in his will of 1752. 2p folio, paper rather creased. 1767. £16.00

  245. Isle Abbotts LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-79, 1902-3, 1908-9, 1910-11. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 30 properties in each assessment. 4 items in all. Some items browned, others rubbed on outside fold. 1878-1911. £16.00

  246. Keynsham AUCTION SALE OF FREEHOLD LAND Consisting of Two Pieces of Rich Pasture Land called the 'Breaches', situated near Ellsbridge.... Within 100 yards of the Turnpike Road.... To Be Sold by Public Competition by T. Howell at the Lamb & Lark Inn, Keynsham.... December 6th, 1847. Poster, size 13" x 8", attractively printed. Small piece torn from top corner affecting one letter of text in top line (possibly where poster once attached to a document). 1847. £28.00

  247. Keynsham, Manor of SURRENDER of Edmond Whittock, Clerk, of tenement called Harvees containing a building with a garden and four acres of meadow, two acres of arable in the parish and Manor of Keynsham, to Sir Thomas Whitmore. 1p., sm. folio, folded, blank conjoint leaf, signed by Whittock and two witness, small papered seal. 1756. £18.00

  248. Kilmington MAP OF AN ESTATE AT NORTON FERRIS in the Parish of Kilmington in the County of Somerset belonging to Henry Hobhouse Esqr. 1816. Manuscript plan in ink and outline colour, by John Martin, Land surveyor, Shepton Montague, Somerset. Size 19" x 15", folding to 5" x 4". Scale bar, small compass rose, Explanation showing different colours for pasture, arable, glebe, etc., and Reference table listing 32 fields, orchards etc., with no. on plan, quantity. Names adjoining owners indicates higher land with hachures, woodland shown with small trees, barrows, 'White Cross' and 'Castle' indicated south of the road from Kilmington. 1816. £180.00

  249. Kingstone LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1875-76, 1878-79, 1894-95, 1897-8. Folio, 4pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 60 properties in each assessment. 4 items in all. Some dustmarking. 1875-1898. £16.00

  250. Lake Dwellings LETTER From H. St. George Grey to Frank Barnes, on notepaper of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, saying he regrets they have no works on lake dwellings outside the county, and enclosing a copy of his paper on the excavations at the Lake Village. 'Later on Mr Bulleid & myself will probably be writing a large monograph, jointly on the whole Village'. 2p, 8vo. 1903. £14.00

  251. Lamb Hotel TRADE CARD of John Prince, Lamb Hotel, Commercial Inn, Lodging House, Bath. Engraved on stiff card, size 4" x 3", with fine vignette showing a large long-tailed sheep on a bushy hillock near a stream, other sheep in distance. Bold lettering, 'Lamb Hotel' printed with many calligraphic flourishes. On verso are 12 lines describing the improvements, etc. Three lines of writing in blank ink over the address (some kind of list ' 6yds... cloth'), and 4 sums of money written on verso. c1830 £25.00

  252. Land Utilisation Survey TWO MAPS Scale 1" to 1 mile, colour printed to show different types of woodland, arable and meadowland, heath, gardens 'sufficiently large to be productive of fruit, vegetables, flowers', orchards, etc. Sheets 130 (Yeovil and Blandford), size 13" x 27"; Sheet 121 (Wells and Frome) size 19" x 27". Wells sheet linen-backed. Both maps have different geological areas marked out in black ink and numbered by a previous owner. c1940. £24.00
    The surveys were done on the six-inch scale, by the schools of the area, then reduced. The Director was L. Dudley Stamp.


  253. Langport CATALOGUE OF GLADIOLI Grown and Offered for Sale by Kelway & Son, Nurserymen, Seedsmen and Florists, Langport, Somerset. 15pp., 8vo, on mauve paper, decorative printed wraps. date in ink on front wrap, 1871. £20.00
    Approx. 500 varieties listed, with name, brief description, price.


  254. Lopen LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1875-76, 1878-79, 1886-7, 1894-95, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1905-6, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1916-17,. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 60 properties in each assessment. 10 items in all. Some items browned, others rubbed on outside fold. 1875-1917. £28.00
    Owners' names include Board, Hebditch, England, Lock, Cridge, Winchester College, Earl Poulett.


  255. Lydeard St. Lawrence POSTER advertising the sale by Auction of Westleigh Farm. Size 35" x 22", folded, some slight offsetting of lettering. Lists 9 Lots, including detailed description of interior of house, ring fenced 'Sporting Property', etc. 1928 £14.00

  256. Lyncombe and Widcombe PRINTED RECEIPTS for the payment of Property Tax, 7th November 1810 and 7th April 1811. For William Sheppard. MS inserts, signed by Collector. 1810 & 11. £6.00

  257. Lyncombe Estate, Bath STATUTORY DECLARATION by Thomas Oatley Bennett, of Bruton, Surveyor and Land Agent as to title to land in the parishes of Lyncombe and Widcombe. On vellum, size 24" x 24", with fine coloured plan by H. Spackman, Surveyor, Bath, size 15" x 12", scale 4 Chains to an inch. Shows River Avon, Dredges Bridge, Oldfield Lodge, Brear Inn with Brewery Buildings and cottage, plots of land shaded, adjoining owners named. With Schedule referring to plan, with Description, Cultivation, Contents. 1871. £38.00

  258. Meare & Glastonbury PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY comprising a convenient Farm-House and Buildings, and Rich Meadow, Excellent Orchard, Pasture and Arable Lands, and a Dwelling House and Cottages, which will be offered for sale by Messrs T.O. Bennett & Son, at the George Hotel, Glastonbury, On Thursday, the 24th day of October, 1889. Folio, folded, 6pp, large coloured folding plan. 1889. £22.00

  259. Moorlands Farm, Merriott & Crewkerne PARTICULARS OF A VALUABLE FARM, Consisting of a convenient Dwelling-house and Garden In Merriott, now in the occupation of the Rev. H.J. Tressider; A Large Farm-Yard with a fixed Eight-Horse-Power Engine.... Meadow and Arable Land Situate in the parish of Merriott and partly in the parish of Crewkerne, containing altogether upwards of 98 Acres. Also 4 Cottages in Broadway, Merriott, Which will be offered for Sale by Messrs. Maynard At the George Inn, Crewkerne, On Tuesday, the 17th July. Folio, folded, 7pp, large folding map. Dated July 6th, 1883. £22.00

  260. North Bradon LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-79, 1887-88, 1897-98, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1910-11. Folio, 1p in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing only approx. 3 properties in each assessment. 6 items in all. 1878-1911. £10.00

  261. Pearsons & Sons Pub. BATH. Being 20 photographic views, contained within original oblong 8vo paper boards, gilt, edges slightly rubbed. c1900. £10.00

  262. Philips' CYCLISTS' MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Shewing the Main Roads Distinctly Coloured. Size 14" x 17", including margins, folding in 12mo cloth boards with printed label, list of hotels, key etc. on endpapers, short split to one fold, covers slightly rubbed to edges. c1900. £10.00

  263. Poole (J), Printer, Taunton A SONG. HONEST JOHN BULL AND HIS MOTHER Broadside, sm. folio, printed on one side only on thin paper, six stanza in two columns, presumably printed for the Conservative faction in a Taunton election, mocking notions of equality and supporting trade, the state and the king. Some foxing spots and minor creasing throughout, small piece torn from top edge, not affecting text. n.d. early 19th century. £25.00
    'If our ships had no pilots to steer, What would come of poor Jack on the shrouds?, And our troops no commanders to fear, Would soon be arm'd robbers in crowds....'


  264. Smythe (Sir Hugh) LETTER from the Earl of Southampton and Baron Ashley to "Sir Hugh Smith Knt Sherriffe of the County of Somerset and the Commissioners for both Acts of the Royall Ayde of the Sayd County". Outlines the steps to be carried out for the raising of funds in the County for Charles II's prosecution of the war against Holland. "We are assured you are very sensible how deeply his Majesties honor and the Concernis of this Nacion are involved in this present Engagement in the Dutch Warre.... we recommend it unto you to use your utmost diligence for the speedy raysing the monies payable upon the severall Acts." Explains arrangements for entering the sums in the Exchequer, making warrants, assessments etc. "We further recommend unto you to be forward yourselves and to encourage others to find money...." Dated Oxford the 23rd November 1665. Signed 'Southampton' and 'Ashley'. 1 sides small folio, blank adjoining leaf with address panel on verso, small tear along a fold from right hand edge, a few tiny tears in left hand margin, folds split along edge of address panel where letter folded, tears in blank leaf where seal opened. Oxford, 23rd November, 1665. £100.00
    Thomas Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton was Lord High Treasurer, and Anthony Ashley Cooper Chancellor of the Exchequer at this time.


  265. Taunton Eye Infirmary THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT March 1st 1847 - March 1st 1848. 2p., blank adjoining leaf with address panel (addressed to Robert Mattock at Pitminster). First page comprises engraving of hospital, with List of Subscribers, overleaf is list of donations, total of patients admitted, details of proposed New Eye Infirmary etc. Marriott, Pr., Taunton, 1848. £24.00

  266. West Monckton ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of Henry Sanford to 3 closes of Land in the Parish of West Monckton known as Bowman's Four Acres, Bowman's Six Acres, and Lockett's. 2p folio, folded. c1805. £12.00
    Refers to Tynte and Coplestone Bampfylde families, and details title back to 1783.


  267. Wrington THE TERMS OF A SCHOOL AT WRINGTON by Miss Davies, For Twelve young Gentlemen, from 4 to 10 years of Age. For Board and Tuition in English, Latin, Writing and Arithmetic.... 26.5.0d.... Dancing.... 3.3.0d.' Stiff card, 2" x 3". Small brownish mark in centre of card. On verso is written a list of items in ink, including 'collar', 'socks', 'bonnet'. Barry & Son, Printers, Bristol. c1840. £18.00

    Somerset Acts

  268. Badcombe AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Moors or Waste Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Nylands with Badcombe, in the County of Somerset. 13pp., docket title on verso of last leaf. 1791. £22.00

  269. Bath Hospital AN ACT for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioners for Saint Mary Magdalen Hospital near Bath. 7pp. 1856. £11.00

  270. Portbury Pier and Railway AN ACT to authorise the Construction of a Pier at Portbury.... and of a Railway therefrom to the Bristol and Exeter Railway near Bristol, and with a Branch Railway to Portishead.... 42pp. 1863. £18.00

  271. Portishead District Waterworks Company AN ACT for dissolving the Portishead District Waterworks Company (Limited), and for re-incorporating the members thereof with others, and for supplying water to Portishead and neighbouring parishes and places.... 22pp. 1875. £11.00

  272. Wells Lands AN ACT for Confirming and Establishing an Exchange of Lands agreed to be made between Charles Tudway, Esquire, and the Archdeacon of Wells.... 4pp. 1761. £18.00

  273. Weston-super-Mare Tramways AN ACT for incorporating The Weston-super-Mare Tramways Company and authorising them to make and maintain Tramways and other works at Weston-super-Mare.... 25pp. 1897. £14.00

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    Staffordshire


  274. Pelsall DEED OF COVENANTS RELATING TO MINES AT PELSALL in the County of Stafford, Bernard Gilpin, Coal Master, of Wedges Mills and John Smith Charles of Pelsall Hall, Henry Smith, Silk Mercer, of Leeds, and others. 6 large vellum sheets, good wax seals with busts, last sheet comprising fully coloured manuscript plan showing Pelsall Hall Colliery, Riders Hays Station etc., fields, adjoining owners etc., named. Size of plan 14" x 22". 1869. £55.00

  275. Shenstone VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE Comprising Farm House, Farm Buildings and 73 Acres..... to be Sold By Auction.... 12th December, 1848. Handbill size 18" x 12", traces of folds. 1848. £16.00
    With Schedules listing field names, etc. with cultivation and quantities, in the Townships of Stonnall and Lynn.


  276. Stafford Quarter Sessions SUMMONS for Witnesses Thomas Harrison and Joseph Palmer to appear in a case between the inhabitants of Marchington Woodlands and and the Township of Newborough regarding the settlement of Joseph Hawkins and Sarah his wife. 10 lines printed on vellum slip, size 3" x 11", MS inserts, wax seal. 1795. £18.00

  277. Woodward (James), Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent IMPERISHABLE TERRA-COTTA VASES Flower Pots, Garden Edgings, &c. Advertising sheet, large 4to, printed on one side only, listing prices and dimensions of different types. Some items refer to illustrations on a separate sheet of engravings. 1864. £18.00

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    Suffolk


  278. Beccles LEASE of a tenement near the new Market Place in Beccles, with Warehouse Granary and Cart Lodge, Robert Chipperfield, Innkeeper, to Lionel Swan, Plumber and Glazier. 2p, folio, wax seals. 1820. £10.00

    MANUSCRIPT PLANS OF HOUSE

  279. Beccles PLAN OF AN ESTATE AT BECCLES the property of the Revd. R.F. Howman. Manuscript plan in ink and two colours, scale 1" = 30ft. On thick paper, size 14" x 17", folds. Shows a dwelling house in Saltgate Street, with garden, coach house, brewhouse, stables, chaise house, privy, another coach house backing onto Back Lane.... together with.... Ground Plan and Chamber Plan of Mansion in Beccles April 1821. In ink and grey wash, Scale 1" = 10ft. On stiff paper size 21" x 17", folds. Two fine architectural plans on one side, Chamber Plan and Ground Plan. Gives very detailed measurements of rooms, including size of windows, ceiling heights etc. Two repaired tears not affecting drawing. Both plans signed T. Woodyer, Surveyor. 1821. £60.00

  280. Bungay PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Accommodation Meadows, in the parish of BUNGAY HOLY TRINITY, and of a Going upon STOWE FEN, which will be Sold by Auction by Mr George Durrant, at the Tuns Inn, Bungay, on Thursday, 25th October, 1869. Folio, 4pp, docket title, folded, single sheet of printed 'Conditions' loosley inserted, with attached sheet of mansucript details. 1869. £15.00

  281. Burston POSTER advertising the auction sale at Diss of a small freehold estate now in the occupation of John Esling, adjoining the estates of the Earl of Albermarle. 16" x 11", folded. Some minor offsetting. 1863. £14.00

  282. Grange Estate, Beccles PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an extremely valuable building site laid out with broad roads.... divided into commodious and pleasant sites for the erection of business and private houses.... which Messrs. Flick.... will sell by Auction in a marquee on the ground.... 16th June 1892. 10pp., folio, with large coloured folding plan and key plan inside front wrap. Folded vertically. 1892. £30.00

  283. Henstead Estate, Wrentham PARTICULARS of the Henstead Estate, and Henstead Hall Mansion, Manors of Henstead, and Henstead per Pounds and Poynings.... Sundry Contiguous Farms, Forming together one of the most desirable and complete Estates in the County; The Property of Charles Barclay, Esq. M.P..... containing together Eleven Hundred & Seventy Six Acres of fine Land.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 20th June, 1828.... 5pp., sm. folio, plus docket title, folded.... together with.... a bundle of upwards of 80 workmen's bills, 1875-94, for carpentry, plastering, and general building work on the estate, all with printed headings, some with decorative chimney pots etc. Most of the bills are from C. Carter, Bricklayer, Plasterer and Slater, of Hulver, many are small folio and several pages long. 1828 and 1875-94. £85.00
    Contains a brief description of the Mansion, with sizes of different rooms, 'a Vinery 40 feet by 14 feet', gamekeeper's cottage and school, etc., and a few lines on each of the farms, with tenant, acreage, details of leases etc.


  284. Rumburgh, Beccles PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Well-Situated and Genteel Residence.... in the town of Beccles and of a Freehold and Copyhold Estate in the Parishes of St. James' Southelmham & Rumburgh.... which will be Sold by Auction.... June 9th, 1862. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title. Two fine full-page plans by Cleer S. Alger, Lithographer, Diss, one showing layout of the house and garden in Balligate Street, and the other the estate at Southelmham. Gives detailed schedules. 1862. £38.00

  285. St. Margaret Ilketshall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a well cultivated Farm, consisting of A Good Farm House.... Two Rights of Common on Stow Fen: Which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Rix and Burton. Tuesday, June the 7th, 1849, at the King's Head Inn, Bungay. Contemporary ink notes to last leaf. Folio, Plan and 4pp, docket title, folded. J.M. Burton, Ipswich, Steam Press. 1849. £22.00

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    Surrey


  286. Camberwell CONVEYANCE of two freehold messuages and premises No. 13 and 14 Queen's Row, Robert Russell, of Old South Sea House, Merchant, and others to Robert Morris of Christ Church College, Oxford. 6 vellum sheets, wax seals. 1830. £15.00
    Gives detailed location of premises, with names and occupations of adjoining owners etc. One or two blanks where names of owners not known.


  287. Caterham, Bletchingley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Sheet XXVII. 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. £20.00
    Shows Rooksnest Park, Greystone Lime Works, Marden Park.


  288. Leigh, Earlswood ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps, lacks back wrap. Sheet XXXIV. Roads, water features and some buildings hand-coloured. Slightly grubby, many areas neatly colour washed in different colours. Second edition 1898. £16.00
    Covers Earlswood Asylum, Reigate Park, Brockham Park, etc.


  289. North Downs, Weald GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. 8. Hand-coloured map, size 24" x 36", scale 1" to 1 mile, key in margin. Linen-backed, folding into marbled wraps which are faded and rubbed. Edition of 1887, O.S. Blindstamped 1901. £80.00

  290. Ockley, Capel ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 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. Two small areas neatly colour washed, with small note in ink. First edition 1874-9. £28.00
    Shows Jayes Park, Broomes Hall, Ockley Court.


  291. Reigate, Walton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Sheet XXVI. Slightly grubby at edges, various areas neatly colour outlined in colour, presumably relevant to property sales. Edition of 1915. £16.00

  292. West Clandon, East Horsley, Sutton Park ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Sheet XXIV. Roads, water features and some buildings hand-coloured. Various areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales, and marked with dates. Second edition 1897. £22.00

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    Sussex


  293. Forest Row SCRAP BOOK OF B. & G.T. MARTIN, DRAPERS AND OUTFITTERS Forest Row, near East Grinstead. Scrap book with marbled boards and calf spine, size 14" x 19", containing approx. 80 leaves, some loose and out of order, pasted with ephemera, advertising leaflets, Sunday-school motto cards, correspondence, sales particulars, legal correspondence relating to property purchases, quotations for building works, news-cuttings, mainly relating to the Martin's business and local affairs, plus some recent typed reminiscences from of old village characters etc. The collection is rather untidy. A few of the smaller items have been sellotaped onto the page, and the larger posters have been pasted along the top edge, but many of the items have never been stuck in. 1904-1970. £220.00
    Includes a fine collection of 35 advertising brochures and posters for the shop, mainly from the first decade of the twentieth century, but some earlier, for example: 8pp leaflet with blue wraps, 4to, illustrating '8 Special Numbers' from Martin's curtain department, Spring 1904; circular advertising Sale subsequent to Martin's having purchased 'the Entire Stock-in-Trade of Messrs. Herbert & Co.... Rotherhithe' listing millinery, linens, suits etc. over 6p., with prices (c1910); leaflet 'Wear B & G.T. Martin's Boots, and Walk with Comfort', illustrating 11 types of boot, c1905; fine poster size 19" x 16" 'This Season's New Designs in Muslin Aprons' with large illustration showing two women in long aprons, surrounded by other apron designs; poster, size 22" x 17", with 18 illustrations showing ladies in hats, nightgowns, blouses etc., c1905. There is also a large photograph, 1924, of the shop and staff, names of assistants noted under.


  294. Hardham, Coldwaltham, Greatham, Worthing, and Angmering PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of very Desirable Freehold, Copyhold & Leashold Properties comprising the Water & Steam Mill, known as Hardham Mill; A copyhold dwelling houses & garden, on Hardham Green; A Blacksmith's Shop, Beershop & Land, and two cottages at Coldwaltham.... A freehold farm.... known as "Quell House," at Greatham; a dwelling House with Bake-house & Confectioner's Shop, at Heene, Worthing; also a Bakehouse with dwelling house & cottages & gardens at Angmering; which Hobgen Bros are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Swan Hotel, Pulborough, on Tuesday, May 24, 1887. Folio, 8pp, a double-page and a single page plan, original wraps, folds. 1887. £28.00

  295. Lewes WATERCOLOUR in grey wash and ink, of Southover Church, Lewes. Size 4" x 5", ruled border, margins trimmed, titled 'Southover Church, Lewes, S.E.' c1820. £18.00

  296. Pevensey, Hailsham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed stamp 1895. £30.00

  297. Rye TWO PHOTOGRAPHS Albumen prints, size approx. 7" x 11", on two thick album leaves, one a view looking down West Street, the other a close-up view of Ypres Tower, Rye. Possibly by Frith. c1890. £12.00

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    Warwickshire

    EMIGRATION TO CANADA AND AUSTRALIA

  298. Coventry MANUSCRIPT MINUTE BOOK of the Emigration Committee formed to assist selected poor families to emigrate to New Brunswick and Queensland and Nova Scotia. 125 pages of entries in small 4to notebook, morocco spine, card wraps. The notebook starts with the meeting of the Relief Committee Dec. 19. 1862, where the 'Emigration Committee' was set up. The 4 pages of minutes are following by 119 pages listing the proposed families, one page per family, listing family members, with ages, occupation, address, by whom nominated and recommended, whether contributed to passage, debts, occasional notes such as 'been in gaol for poaching', those who sailed (some were rejected) have a note written vertically saying where they went and in which ship ('Gone to Queensland except James, who ran away on the morning of starting'). A typical entry reads 'Joseph Seeley, 42, Weaver. (wife and 6 children listed with ages) Upper Nelson St. Worked 8 years for Mr. Caldicott, the Green. 2 looms, partly his. Debts. 4. Passed unan.' At a later date has been writted vertically across the entry 'Gone to Canada in the Waverly'. 1862-3. £280.00
    At a meeting of Dec. 26, 1862 'It was moved..... that to meet the munificent offer of 100 free passages to Queensland made by the government of that colony, a sum not to exceed 500 be appropriated for the outfit, railway fares &c of the emigrants.' Associated with the charity were Lord Leigh and Miss Burdett Coutts.


  299. Stratford on Avon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LIV S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 15", plus wide margins. Fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. Repaired 2" tear in margin. Railways inserted to 1894. Embossed stamp 1898. £22.00
    Covers Alcester, Charlecote, Wolverton.


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    Wiltshire


  300. Burbage PARTICULARS OF SALE of Valuable and Extensive Trade Premises distinguished as The Burbage Stores.... with Comfortable Dwelling House, large Double-Fronted Shop.... Provision Stores, Stabling.... Bake House.... Slaughter House, Large Garden.... for Sale by Auction.... 14th February 1900. 2pp., plus leaf with docket title, folio, folded. 1900. £16.00
    Printed with very decorative type-faces.


  301. Calne REPORT OF DIRECTORS and Statement of Accounts, 1919, of the Calne Gas and Coke Company. 3pp., folio... together with.... REGULATIONS and Provisions, 1889, of the Calne Gas and Coke Company. 34pp., 8vo, wraps. 1889 and 1919. £12.00

  302. Fovant PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD AND LEASHOLD ESTATES, IN THE PARISH OF FOVANT, Wilts, to be Sold by Auction by Mr H.P. Ewer, at the Pembroke Arms Inn, Fovant. Aforesaid on Wednesday, September 15, 1852. 3pp, docket tile, folded, spine partly split. 1852. £16.00

    HAND-COLOURED LARGE SCALE MAP

  303. Greenwood (C. & J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS. From an Actual Survey made in the Years 1819 & 1820. Large hand-coloured engraved map, coloured in hundreds, with an engraved inset view of Salisbury Cathedral. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Engraved surface approx. 56" x 43", plus margins, on two sheets, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to roy 8vo. Marbled endpapers, marbled paper worn and chipped at edges, and creased, silk tape missing from edges in parts. No slipcase. Published by the Proprietors Greenwood, Pringle & Co, 13, Regent Street, Pall Mall, London, Dec. 12th 1820. £400.00

  304. Marlborough PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of The Anchor Brewery and Premises in the High St., Marlborough, to be Sold by Auction.... February 14th, 1899. 3pp., folio, folded. 1899. £10.00

  305. Melksham Forest PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Holding known as Forest Farm..... for Sale by Auction, May 28th, 1912. 11pp., sm. folio, wraps. Large folding coloured plan. Some stains on wraps. 1912. £22.00

  306. Melksham LEASE of 'all that Little plott or parcell of ground Contayning Nine Luggs and a half... late in the possession of Thomas Coltstone'. Thomas Selfe of Broomham to Giles Lucas of Melksham, Plumber. Vellum, 18" x 27", wax seal. Engraved heading with coat of arms. 1724. £24.00

  307. Rodbourne Cheney PARTICULARS Of a Valuable Freehold Estate known as Northleaze & Even Swindon Farms.... for sale by Auction.... 18th June, 1870. 4pp., folio, folded, folding hand-coloured plan. Docket title foxed. 1870. £22.00

  308. Semington & Melksham PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate, Comprising Two Country Residences, Cottages and Gardens..... for Sale by Auction, May 31st, 1923. 14pp., sm. folio, folding plan. Wraps rather grubby. 1923. £14.00

  309. Simpson (G) Pr. DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday April 14, 1825. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1825. £14.00
    Includes notice of Sale of Milton Lilborne estate, report on the Asylum at Laverstock, etc.


  310. Somerset Hospital, Froxfield PRINTED NOTICE. `At a meeting of the Trustees held this Day, it is ordered, That the Widows shall produce their Bibles and Prayer Books to the Trustees annually at the View Meetings;.... or if it shall appear that any of the Widows shall have destroyed or damaged her Books, the Steward shall stop and retain so much of the Stipend, Salary or Allowance....' Single sheet, approx 8" x 7". Sept. 17, 1785. £35.00

  311. Tisbury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Next Presentation to the Vicarage of Tisbury, Situate about Three Miles from Font Hill, Two Miles from Wardour Castle.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... 7th April, 1847.... 3pp., folio, traces of folds, with docket title and memorandum on verso of second leaf. 1847. £28.00
    Included the Vicarage of Tisbury with Rent Charge etc., and the Parsonage House and extensive Gardens.


  312. Wiltshire Times A PROPOSED NEWSPAPER FOR NORTH WILTS Prospectus for the formation of the 'Wiltshire Times' Newspaper Company Limited. 1pp., 4to, adjoining leaf with application form for shares. 21st March, 1874. £12.00
    'The want of a Liberal Newspaper for North Wilts.... has long been severely felt....'


    Wiltshire Acts

  313. Downton AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Downton.... 24pp. 1813. £17.00

  314. Durrington and Figheldean AN ACT for allotting Lands in the Parish of Durrington and in the Tything of Knighton, in the Parish of Figheldean.... 20pp. 1819. £16.00

  315. Fisherton Anger AN ACT for better supplying with Water Part of the Parish of Fisherton and the Tything of Bemerton. 12pp. 1867. £12.00

  316. Great Chelworth and Little Chelworth Manors AN ACT for explaining and amending 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.... 4pp, small tear slightly affecting text. 1815. £11.00

  317. Manningford Bruce AN ACT For Dividing and Allotting several Open and Common Fields, and Downs,and other Open and Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Manningford Bruce.... 22pp. 1801. £20.00

  318. Sheppards Shord, Devizes, Ashington Hill and Rowd Ford Roads AN ACT for enlarging the Terms and Powers granted by several Acts of Parliament for repairing the Highways between Sheppards Shord and the Devizes, and the Top of Ashington Hill and Rowd Ford.... 4pp. 1744. £12.00

  319. Studley Bridge to Chippenham Road AN ACT for Repairing the Road leading from Studley Bridge through Chippenham in the Cunty of Wilts, to the top of Toghill in the County of GloucesterCover leaf + 15pp. 1726. £14.00

  320. Swindon, Ramsbury, Liddington, Marlborough Roads AN ACT for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Swindon to or near Knighton Farm, in the Parish of Ramsbury, and from Liddington to the Road leading from Swindon to Marlborough.... 36pp. 1814. £12.00

  321. Warminster Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing the Roads in and leading through and from the Town of Warminster.... 48pp. 1815. £15.00

  322. West Kennet AN ACT for making a Turnpike Road from West Kennet to Amesbury in the County of Wiltshire with Branches therefrom. With brief Schedule. 10pp. 1840. £12.00

  323. Winterslow, Salisbury Roads AN ACT for continuing.... Two Acts.... for repairing and widening the Roads leading from Lobcombe Corner, in the Parish of Winterflow, to Harnham Bridge, in the County of Wilts, and from the West Corner of Saint Ann's Street, in the City of New Sarum.... 3pp. 1798. £11.00

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    Worcestershire


  324. Beoley CONVEYANCE of an undivided moiety of the Manor and Advowson of Beoley and a Freehold Estate at Beoley.... William Hornby of The Hook, Titchfield, Hants., to Arthur Hanby of the same parish. Five vellum sheets, size 25" x 29", wax seals, four pages are Schedule of the Estate, with columns for Farms, Holdings and Tenants, Description, Quantity. 1860. £35.00
    Includes Beoley Hall and numerous farms, including, Pink Green Farm, Church Hill Farm, Hob Hill Farm, Cross Inn and Bowling Green, etc. Names over 50 tenants.


  325. Worcester, Inkberrow GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LIV S.W., size 12" x 14", plus very wide margins, key in margin. O.S. blindstamp 1899. £24.00

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    Yorkshire


  326. Bishopthorpe, Escrick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 191. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some red ink lines along banks of Ouse, Naburn Lock marked in red. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1866. £30.00

  327. Drake family, of Yorkshire PEDIGREE neatly written in ink with red lines, size 20" x 72", made up of sheets pasted together, many folds. Covers mid 16th century to early 19th. c1880. £25.00
    On verso is a quote from a letter from the Revd. J. Hunter of Hallamshire to I.J. Allen, 'comparing this pedigree with his own collections'.


  328. Huddersfield, Yorkshire CORPORATION REDEEMABLE STOCK CERTIFICATE Printed on stiff paper in bluish ink size of plate mark 10" x 13", decorative border with three corner medallions illustrating Huddersfield buildings, one medallion left blank. Probably a printer's proof. Palmer, Engravers, Manchester 189-. £9.00

  329. 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. £55.00

  330. Pudsey, Gildersome ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 217. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1867. £40.00
    Covers Bowling Iron Works, Stanningley, Wortley, Adwalton.


  331. Royston, West Bretton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 262. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1874. £34.00

  332. West Riding ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Eight maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, size 12" x 18", plus margins, contours in red: Sheet CC.S.E (Haworth); Sheet CC.N.W (Oakworth); Sheet CLXXV.S.W (Sutton); Sheet CCI.N.W (Bingley); Sheet CLXXV.S.E (Keighley); Sheet CCXV.N.W (Oxenhope); Sheet CCXV.S.E (Mixenden). 1933-4. £32.00

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    Ireland


  333. Armagh LEASE of forty acres near Armagh, a moiety of Knockadrain.... the Towns and lands of Tartymoor.... the Towns and lands of Annaghcleary.... which were anciently leased by the See of Armagh to John Ivers.... the Town and Lands of Curstown.... Lord John Beresford, Lord Bishop of Armagh, Primate of all Ireland, to the Trustees of the will of Lord Viscount Cremorne..... Printed on stiff paper, size 20" x 27", with ms inserts, papered wax seal of the See of Armagh. Printed docket title, with note of rent, heriot, etc. 1825. £25.00

  334. Armagh LEASE of Part of the Lands of Aughmagorgan Situate in the County of Armagh, The Rt. Honorable Francis Earl of Charlemont to Samuel Hughes. Finely printed on 4p. large folio, decorative heading, good armorial wax seal, two impressed tax stamps. Sketch plan coloured in outline in margin, scale 16 perches to one inch, size 6" x 6". Docket title printed with name of Earl etc., tenant's name and details of rents in MS.... together with.... a similar lease of another part of Aughmagorgan lands to James Nugent, also with plan. This last has a small portion of the text stuck to the seal, presumably where it was folded before the wax was dry. 2 items. J. Chambers, Abbey St., Printer. 1832. £36.00

  335. Bacon's PLAN OF DUBLIN Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 3 colours. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £10.00

  336. Ballinamona, Waterford MEADOWING FOR SALE to be sold by Auction (re. Gerald Glascott, a Minor).... At Fruithill, About 32 acres of Prime Old Meadowing On Foot.... Poster, size 18" x 11", fold. 1893. £16.00

  337. Lawrence (W), Pub. ALBUM OF COUNTY WICKLOW 13 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to, gilt boards decorated with shamrocks. c1880. £16.00
    Includes 2 double-page views, Bray and Glendalough.


  338. Malahide, Co. Dublin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet IV, size 23" x 34", plus margins, border down right hand edge. Edged with tape and linen backed, folding to 4to. Some occasional light browning from edge of old waterstain. Stamp of Railway Commission top right, (although no railways shown on map). n.d. c1850? £30.00
    Finely engraved map showing the numerous country estates in detail. Covers Mount Stewart, Donebate, Baldoyle, Lambay Island, Irelands Eye, Santry. High ground shown by hachures. The earliest of the 6" Ordnance maps were of Ireland. '.... the.... austerely beautiful maps cover the country in 1906 sheets, each delineating 24 square miles....' David Smith in 'Maps & Plans for the Local Historian and Collector'.


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    Scotland


  339. Aberdeen APPLICATION FOR RELIEF From the parish Funds of Old Machar, 1853. Printed form with MS inserts, size 15" x 13", filled in by applicant, Robert Allen, with reference from William Dunbar, Minister of St. Paul's Chapel certifying he has been a communicant for 4 years. Gives details of his 11 children. Folds, a few browning spots. 1853. £16.00

  340. Edinburgh SCOTTISH PASSPORT to permit David Greig Rutherford of the Town of Dumfermline, Gentleman and Mr. James Bogie of the Town of Leith his nephew.... to travel on the Continent of Europe.... 1pp., sm. folio, with blank adjoining leaf, attractively printed, with MS inserts, wax seal. Folds, brown stain in margin where wax seal off-set. 1851. £25.00
    Signed by Lord Provost of Edinburgh.


  341. Findrack Estate, Aberdeenshire REPORT AND VALUATION of the farm of Upper Broomhill on the Estate of Findrack, belonging to Francis Garden Fraser, 1875. 1p schedule of crops etc, and 3p report, in MS, folio.... together with similar Report for the farms of Hillhead, Clash-hol, and Nether Broomhill, 1878, and a Decree of Removing, 1842, 2pp., sm. folio, printed with MS insertions, for evicting Alexander Mackay from Hillhead. 1842-78. £18.00

  342. Forfar BURGESS TICKET of James Dickson, Advocate, of Antonshill. Vellum, 6" x 9", chipped wax seal on tag, vellum slightly spotty. 1779. £15.00

  343. Linlithgowshire REGULATIONS MADE BY LINLITHGOW DISTRICT COMMITTEE OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF LINLITHGOWSHIRE, For Dairies, Cowsheds, and Milkshops. Small folio, 2pp, on 2 leaves, folded. 1891. £12.00

  344. Nelson and Sons SCENERY OF THE CLYDE Glasgow to Arran. Ten tinted views, including two double-page panoramic views, loose in decorative bright green gold-printed wraps, oblong 12mo, with separate 16pp. booklet of Descriptive Letterpress. Inserted in tartan effect slipcase with gold and green label showing lion, thistles etc. c1860. £30.00

  345. Nelson and Sons SCENERY OF PERTHSHIRE Dunkeld to Glen-Tilt. 12 tinted views, loose in pink wraps, oblong 12mo, with 16pp. booklet of Descriptive Letterpress. Inserted in tartan effect slipcase with gold and pink label. c1860. £30.00

  346. Uphall, Linlithgow EXTENSIVE SALE OF GROWING CROP Draught Horses, Farm Stocking, and Household Furniture, at Powflatts.... To be Sold by Public Roup.... The Crop consists of about 6 acres of Wheat, 10 do. Barley.... 3 Draught Horses, 2 Mares, 10 Milch Cows.... Poster, size 11" x 9". Traces of folds. 1841. £14.00

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    Wales


  347. Abergele GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXXIX N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18", plus margins. Fully hand coloured, key in sea area. Two third of the map is sea area. Re-survey published 1885. c1900. £20.00
    Covers Llandrilo an rhos, Prestatyn, Newmarket.


  348. Abergele, Borth, Snowdon THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Size approx. 12" x 18", Old Series, no margins, dissected and backed on attractive printed coloured linen, uniform decorative printed labels, plus two Cheshire maps, Altrincham and Northwick, in same format. Some minor browning, a few spots. c1860. £16.00

  349. Cardiff STREET PLAN Large folding plan scale 4" to 1 mile, printed in red and black, with adverts for Cardiff firms around edge and on verso, 8vo wraps, measure attached. c1950. £7.00

    MANUSCRIPT PLAN ON VELLUM

  350. Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth MAP OF ALLOTMENTS IN WAEN HRGOED Manuscript plan in outline colour, on vellum, size 14" x 37", scale 6 chains to one inch. Shows lands mainly between the River and the Festiniog road, signs showing by whom fences to be made, allotments marked in red ink. Plots of land numbered, adjoining owners named, shows waterfall, slate quarry, roads leading to Blaen cwm ifsa, Llanuchlyn, Maesgwyn etc. Attractive title cartouche. Vellum spotty across top 8" of plan, ink of place-names and owners' names rather rubbed, particularly at bottom edge. c1820. £90.00

  351. Radnor PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Farm known as 'The Wern' situate in the parish of Michaelchurch-on-Arrow.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 24th July, 1907. Folio, wraps, large folding coloured plan. Wraps grubby, plan rather creased, traces of horizontal folds. 1907. £22.00

  352. Radnorshire TIMBER SALES 3 leaflets for auction sales of Oak, Larch and other timber and coppice wood at Stanage Park Estate, Knighton, 1869, 1874, 1877. 2-3pp., 4to. 1869-77. £16.00
    Lists lots in the different plantations.


  353. Ruabon, Denbigh ADMINISTRATION de bonis non with will annexed of Edward Lloyd William, late of Penylan. Two small vellum sheets, attached papered seal of the Chancellor of St. Asaph. 1844. £10.00

  354. Taff Vale Railway Company ISSUE OF FOUR PER CENT STOCK Prospectus for this share issue of 350,00 Preference Stock, 15th July, 1914, 1p, sm. folio, plus Form of Application and Receitp on adjoining leaf, together with a similar sheet for issue of Unalloted Balance, 27th February 1915. Folds. 1914-15. £12.00

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    General


  355. Abyssinia DAILY MAIL PICTURE MAP OF ABYSSINIA. Colour printed map, size approx. 23" x 24". including margins, folding to 8vo, within printed paper covers, which give details of the country, short split to lower spine of covers. Shows an inset plan of Italy and her Colonial Possessions. c193- £16.00

  356. Bedfordshire, Northampton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LII S.W., size 12" x 17", plus wide margins, key in margin. O.S. blingstamp 1901. £25.00
    Covers Northampton, Olney, Biddenham.


  357. Besley (H), Pub. CORNWALL AND DEVONSHIRE Album of engraved vignette views, 45 of Cornwall and 5 of Plymouth and Devonport. Green blindstamped cloth, with gilt title, size 4" x 7", page edges gilt, vignettes approx. 3" x 4". Brown mark from old sellotape at inner front hinge, inscription on endpaper. c1860. £175.00
    Includes five views in Penzance, Levant and Botallack Mines, St. Ives, Penryn, Loe Pool, Mill at Kynance, Tamar Bridge. Views exceptionally clean and fresh.


  358. Brodie (W.B), Pub. THE SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER JOURNAL And General Advertiser of Wilts, Dorset, and Somerset. Monday September 14, 1807. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. Some light browning along some folds, last page rather blotchily printed. 1807. £16.00
    Contains many notices of horses for sale, hatters, gamekeeper, drayman etc., wanted, meeting of Ringwood Enclosure Committee, etc.


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

  360. Cambridge and Suffolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate Consisting of Fee Farm Rents issuing out of Estates in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk..... Which Will be Sold by Auction.... 19th day of March, 1824.... Single folio sheet, listing rents in two columns, listing 28 premises in Cambridgeshire and 11 in Suffolk, with Owner and Rents Payable. On verso are Conditions of Sale and Docket title. Folded. 1824. £38.00
    Properties include Ashley Manor, Boxworth Manor, Fishing at Benwick, tenement in Petty Cury (Petticura), Trumpington Manor, etc


  361. Channel Islands, Cotswolds, Italy, etc. TRAVEL JOURNAL recording a trip to Guernsey and Normandy in 1894, Broadway and The Cotswolds 1895, Italian Lakes and Milan, 1896. 78 pages, sm. 8vo notebook, calf wraps. Loosely inserted is attractive red and gold printed small brochure for 'La Compagnie Internationale De Wagons-Lits', illustrating interiors, hotels etc. 1894-6. £38.00
    Fairly mundane account, apart from a meeting in Winchcombe with 'a Frenchman with a dancing bear, who performed for our benefit'.


  362. Cruchley's IMPROVED GEOGRAPHICAL COMPANION Throughout England & Wales, including Part of Scotland. Counties coloured in outline, engraved map, size approx. 37" x 25", pus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, ink splash mark to foot of map, folding into marbled wraps with printed label, original paper slipcase with paper label, rubbed. With tables of reference giving 'near Nine Hundred of the Principal Towns' with population for each place for the years 1801, 1811, 1821. A few small foxing spots. 1830. £85.00

  363. Cruchley's RAILWAY & STATION MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES with Part of Scotland: Shewing all the Railways & Stations With the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns... Compiled from the Most Recent Surveys. Large engraved map, fully hand-coloured, size 52" x 39", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth boards, 11" x 7", marbled end-papers. Gilt morocco label on front board. Published by George Richmond, Birmingham. c1870. £145.00

  364. Dyer family, Taunton & Broadwindsor LETTERS Two letters to the Revd. Dyer, one from his brother in London, one from a Mr. Thiselton in Margate, together with two letters to Major General Dyer at Taunton, one from Thomas Heming in London about his stock invested under Admiral Innes' will, and congratulating him on his promotion, the other about his application to the Navy office 'for a certificate of your Son's Time'. Four items in all, each 1-3 pages, 4to, integral address panels, 2 with large wax seals. 1807-12. £28.00

  365. Exeter and Falmouth Railway REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE on the Exeter and Falmouth Railway Bill. 10pp., sm. folio, disbound. Includes various tables, including present amount of Traffic by land and water between Exeter and Falmouth, no. of passengers expected on proposed line, names and addresses of Shareholders etc. 1837. £24.00
    Extracted from a larger volume.


  366. Hampshire and Sussex Estates PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, of the estates of the late Daniel Quarrier, Esq., desirably situate within a short distance of the Market Town of Petersfield; Comprising an eligible freehold and copyhold farm of about 100 statute acres.... in the parish of Buriton, Hants.... A compact Copyhold Farm of about 19 statute acres.... known as "Little Dunhill," in the parish of Sheet, Hants.... A Freehold Farm called "Clairfields".... in the parishes of Rogate and Harting, Sussex.... A Genteel Freehold Residence.... near Petersfield.... which will be sold by Auction, by Crook and Son, at the Red Lion Inn, Petersfield, on Monday the 31st of July, 1843. Folio, 8pp, 2 double-page maps loosely inserted, docket title. 1843. £40.00

  367. Howard (W), Bristol, Del., Straker, Lombard St., Lithog. THE GREAT WESTERN STEAMSHIP Lt. J. Hosken R.N. Commander. Lithograph, delicate modern hand-colouring, engraved surface size 12" x 18", not including the bottom margin with title and details of length, Horse Power etc. Framed and glazed, mount with gold line, buff border, modern speckled gilt frame, overall size 23" x 26". Published by Philip & Evans, Bristol, Ackermann & Co., London and Appleton & Co. New York. c1860. £300.00
    Shows the ship in choppy waters with two other ships in the distance.


  368. Kent and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Sheet XXVII, and parts of Sheets XX, etc. Various areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales, and marked with dates. 1871. £25.00

  369. 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. 1964. £25.00
    'Section 3. Effect on Agriculture', part of a larger study.


  370. London Salisbury & Yeovil Junction Railway PROSPECTUS 3pp., folio, folded. Lists Committee, number of shares etc., setting out route, advantages etc. No map present. 1845. £45.00
    The Engineer was John Rennie.


  371. Minchinhampton, Tetbury, Chippenham, Lechlade, Cirencester GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SHEET 34. Hand-Coloured folding map, dissected and mounted on linen, overall size including margins 27" x 33", coloured key in margin. Scale 1" to 1 mile. O.S. Blindstamp 1857. £85.00

  372. Montgomery and Shropshire VALUABLE FREEHOLD FARM AND LANDS called 'Stanford' and 'Shotton' Inn at the Coedway, and Dwelling Houses in Shrewsbury To Be Sold by Auction..... the Third Day of April, 1869. 2pp., folio, plus docket title, loosely inserted is large folding plan on waxed cotton, hand-coloured, scale 4 chains to 1 inch. 1869. £34.00

  373. Pens LABELS FOR PEN NIBS 25 labels, each approx. 1" x 7", attractively printed in colours with glossy finish, each one different. Designs include eagle, Abraham Lincoln, Rob Roy, Queen Mary etc. Fine unused condition. n.d. c1910. £18.00

  374. Phillip's CYCLING MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES By J. Bartholomew. Large colour-printed linen-backed map, scale 10 miles to an inch, folding into 8vo cloth boards, cover slightly rubbed, a few short splits to corners of folds. c1900. £18.00

    MANUSCRIPT PLAN ON VELLUM

  375. River Avon, Gloucestershire & Worcestershire HAND COLOURED MANUSCRIPT MAP. A hand coloured manuscript map, in ink on vellum, size approx. 29" x 21", including margins. It depicts the course of the river from Stratford Bridge to it's confluence with the River Severn at Tewkesbury. It shows the bridges, wears, mills, sluices, as well as adjacent villages. The houses and mills are shown with coloured roofs and facade in pink, for mills the wheels are shown. There is a table at the bottom left which gives total of sluices and wears. The river is coloured as well as the buildings. c1800. £210.00

  376. South Sea Stock MANUSCRIPT PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of John Dawson's Right to 1264. of Stock in the Old South Sea Annuities. Dawson was a Suffolk linen-weaver. 1p, sm. folio, folds, decorative heading. 1797. £15.00
    Dawson was a Suffolk linen-weaver. The sale, at Beccles, was to pay his creditors.


  377. Surrey and Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 19", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Sheet XLIII.N.W and Part of Sheets XLIX & LIX. Various areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales. Edition of 1914. £16.00
    Shows eastern part of East Grinstead, Ford manor, Quakers' Plat.


  378. Surrey and Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 19", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Surrey, Sheet XXVIII.N.W and Kent, Parts of Sheets XXVIII and XXXIX. Some small areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales. Edition of 1898. £16.00
    Shows Limpsfield, Titsfield, New Oxted.


  379. Sussex and Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet IX, Sheets XLIII, etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads, water-features and main buildings hand-coloured, three small areas colour-washed. First edition 1870. £28.00
    Covers Longmoor Inclosure, Empshott, Newton Valence.


  380. Thames and Severn Navigation DIVIDEND NOTICE Printed Notice to Shareholders, with Resolution of the General Assembly of the Proprietors authorising dividend of 1.10s per share. 1p., 4to, with address panel on verso of conjoint leaf, with stamp 'TwopyPost/Unpaid/Lombard St.' and red stamp '4 oclock MY 12/1810 EV'. 1810. £15.00

  381. United Order of Druids DISTRICT SECRETARY'S CHAIN OF OFFICE Dark green velvet background, chain comprising central enamelled medallion with the letters 'DS' and 'Hull District', flanked by two enamelled medallions with 'Ancient Order of Druids' around three oak trees on white background, the rest of the collar comprising 9 plain brass-effect shields, interspersed with decorative embossed metal shields showing part of Stonehenge with acorns, oak leaves and mistletoe, crossed sickles. c1920. £50.00

  382. Walker (J. & C) ENGLAND & WALES, founded upon the Grand Trigonometrical Survey, shewing all the Mail Coach, Turnpike, and Railroads, the Rivers and Navigable Canals, also the Boundaries and Divisions of Counties, 1845. Folding hand-coloured map, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 53" x 41", folds into original cloth slipcase. Shows soundings in fathoms around the coast. Certain towns in the Midland counties marked with small red circle. 1845. £105.00

  383. West Cornwall Railway, South Devon Railway etc. SELECT COMMITTEE ON GROUP (2) OF RAILWAYS Proceedings of the Committee. Tuesday 21st Map, 1846. Railway Bills comprised in Group (2) 1. Cornwall. 2. West Cornwall. 3. South Devon (No. 2) 4. Taw Vale Extension. 9pp. 1846. £25.00
    I.K. Brunel appeared in support of the West Cornwall Railway Bill.


  384. Wilts., Gloucestershire, Worcestershire AGRICULTURAL LAND CLASSIFICATION OF ENGLAND & WALES Three sheets, Provisional Editions, colour-printed, size approx. 30" x 27", comprising: Sheet 157 (Swindon - Cirencester), 144 (Cheltenham - Stratford), 143 (Cheltenham - Bromyard). c1971. £15.00

  385. Wiltshire, Dorset, etc. AGRICULTURAL LAND CLASSIFICATION OF ENGLAND & WALES Five sheets, Provisional Editions, colour-printed, size approx. 30" x 27", comprising: Sheet 166 (Shaftesbury - Bath), Sheet 167 (Salisbury - Devizes), Sheet 168 (Winchester - Basingstoke), 179 (Ringwood - Wareham), Sheet 158 (Oxford - Hungerford). c1971. £24.00

  386. Wiltshire, Hampshire, Glos. THREE LAND UTILISATION SURVEY MAPS Sheet 131 (Ringwood), Sheet 122 (Salisbury and Bulford), and Sheet 104 (Swindon & Cirencester). Scale 1" to 1 mile, colour printed to show different types of woodland, arable and meadowland, heath, gardens 'sufficiently large to be productive of fruit, vegetables, flowers', orchards, etc. Ringwood and Swindon sheets size approx. 12" x 25", Salisbury sheet size 17" x 26", small repaired tear. All maps have different geological areas marked out in black ink and numbered by a previous owner. c1940. £20.00
    The surveys were done on the six-inch scale, by the schools of the area, then reduced. The Director was L. Dudley Stamp.


  387. Woodfall (H), Pr. THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER Wednesday February 15, 1769. 4pp. Print rubbed at top left hand corner of first page, affecting a few lines of text, small marginal tear, minor creasing. 1769 £15.00
    Contains one column 'Preventive Plan for the Preservationof many of our Fellow Creatures from Shame and Death....' by J. Fielding.

    MANUSCRIPT SURVEY

  388. Worcestershire and Herefordshire PARTICULARS OF THE ESTATE OF PHILIP JOHN MILES ESQUIRE M.P. in the Counties of Hereford and Worcester, corrected from the Old Terriers and from the Inclosure Award 1836, by Y. & J.P. Sturge of Bristol. Neatly written manuscript on 54 double-page spreads, in columns listing 'No. in White's Map', 'No. in Award Map', Tenant, Description of holding (house, orchard, cottage, quarry, meadow, kiln etc., Quantity. At the beginning are a further four pages listing 55 tenants, with page number, estate and acreage, with totals, and at the end another 'Summary' 2 double pages. Small folio, marbled boards, half reversed calf, spine chipped, marbled boards rubbed. 1836. £190.00
    Includes land in the parishes of Bridstow and Ross, Ledbury, Monsley, Bishops Froome, the Underdown Mansion, Woodhouse Farm, Stonehouse Farm, Woodfields Farm. Upper Walton Farm, Pegs Farm, Quatsford Farm.


    General Acts

  389. Hampshire and Kent Estates AN ACT for Vesting the Mannor of Shirfield, and divers Lands and hereditaments in the County of Southampton, the Estate of Granvill Wheler Esq; in Trustees discharged of the Uses in a former Settlement, he having settled an Estate in the County of Kent.... 7pp, some staining mainly to top margins. 1753. £16.00

  390. Hants. & Wilts. AN ACT for more effectually repairing the Road from Mullen's Pond in the County of Southampton, through Amesbury, to the Eighteen Mile Stone from the City of New Sarum.... 7pp. 1835. £12.00

  391. Ireland, Lancashire, Stafford A BILL for Making the Exemplification of the last Will and Testament of Richard Fitz-Gerald, deceased, Evidence in all Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland. 3pp., docket title, separately paginated. 1767. £22.00
    The estates were left to Viscount Mountmorres, Shapland Carew, Edward Woodcock.


  392. Oxford, Buckingham AN ACT for vesting the undivided Fourth Part of Edward Webb and Elizabeth Webb in Estates in the Counties of Buckingham, Middlesex and Oxford, in Trust to be sold.... 10pp, plus cover leaf with docket title, attractive headpice with deer, buildings, etc. Whitcombe & King, Fleet-Street, 1813. £35.00
    Refers to the estate of Dame Elizabeth Guise. With one page schedule detailing lands in Burham, Hitcham, Fulham, Oxford.


  393. Portsmouth, Plymouth AN ACT for vesting certain Lands.... in Trustees, for better securing His Majesty's Docks, Ships, and Stores, at Portsmouth and Plymouth.... and for revesting certain Messuages in the Counties of Southampton, Cornwall, and Devon, in the former Proprietors thereof.... 48pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. 1784. £24.00
    Lists numerous small areas of land around Portsmouth and Plymouth, many of the latter belonging to Lord Mount Edgcumbe.

    CANAL ACT

  394. Stourbridge AN ACT for making and maintaining a navigable Canal from or near the Town of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, to join the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, at or near Stourton.... and also Two collateral Cuts, One from a Place called The Fens, upon Pensnet-chace, to communicate with the intended Canal near the Junction of Wordesley-brook with the River Stour; and the other from a Place called Black Delph, to join the first-mentioned collateral Cut at or near certain Lands called The Lays.... 96pp., black letter, cover leaf. Recent MS note in ink on cover leaf. Some off-setting throughout. 1776. £55.00

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