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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 48

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    Bristol


  1. Bristol Newspaper THE BRISTOL MIRROR Late Bonner and Middleton's Journal. Vol L. No 2573. May 8, 1824. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp, woodcut vignettes of stagecoaches, ships etc. A few small rust spots on first page. 1824. £14.00
    Contains advert for tender for recasting Tenor Bell of Yatton Church, Auction of remaining unfinished houses in the Crescent, Clifton, for Letting of Liberty of Coal Mining at Cowhorn Works, Oldland.


  2. Bristol, Stapleton, Abbots Leigh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheets LXXII.S.W/part of VI; LXXI.S.E/part of III & VI; Sheet LXXV.N.E/part of VI. On stiff paper, 2 sheets with some colour shading of boundaries etc., some stencilled numbers in bottom left margin. First edition without contours. 1887. £25.00
    Covers area from Floating Harbour to Ashley Down, Fishponds, Central area, Sneed Park, Queen Square, Long Ashton.


  3. Clifton MINUTES OF THE CLIFTON HOCKEY CLUB from its founding, August 2nd, 1911 to the winding up of the Club, 18th July, 1930. 4to notebook, titled 'Minute Book' on front board, half morocco, corners rubbed, lacks spine. 110 pages of minutes. Loosely inserted is a specially printed postcard of the club (Ground Flax Bourton Cricket Ground) for advising members selected to play in Saturday matches. 1911-30. £42.00
    Some of the members apparently came from the defunct 'Old Redland Hillian Hockey Club.' There is a gap of five years over the period of the War.


  4. Dolphin Society PRESIDENTS' NAMES numbers of Persons who dined, amount of Collection.... from its first institution in 1749.... to 1909. Folio sheet, printed in blue with decorative border, folds, a few small tears, some browning at edges. 1910. £8.00

  5. Manor of Blacksworth PARISH OF ST PHILLIP AND ST JACOB Correspondence regarding a dispute over the Manor, comprising l5 letters, April - May l820. There are also 2 copies of bills of costs for legal work in the case `Dyer against Sutton & Wife and Long', and receipts, 1793, for payment of rents on the manor. 1793 and 1820. £24.00
    Mary Dyer inherited part of the estate from her father and refused to pay certain fines due to the Lord of the Manor Thomas Jones. He alleged one of the properties concerned, in West Street, Old Market was 'nearly in ruin'.


  6. Prout (J.S) THE AVON Looking towards St. Vincent's Rocks. Drawn from Nature on Stone by J.S. Prout. Lithograph with original hand colouring, looking up river, the observatory on hill in distance, buildings on left with small figure, boats in middle distance. Size approx. 6" x 9", plus margins, in ivory mount. Very small repair where surface slightly grazed at right-hand edge of printed surface. c1840. £75.00

  7. Temple Meads, Brislington House ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17", plus margins, Sheet No. LXXVI.N.W/parts of VI & VII. Second Edition 1904. £9.00

  8. Were PROBATE of the Will of Henry Were, Banker, of Bristol, late of Taunton. Will on vellum, 11" x 17", probate certificate and seal attached. Outside dusty. 17th May, 1858. £10.00

    Bristol Acts


  9. Clifton Land 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 in the City of Bristol. 15pp. 1828. £14.00
    Contains a 1pp Schedule of the land with descriptions, names of tenants, rents etc.


  10. Court of Conscience AN ACT for granting more effectual Powers for the Regulation of the Court of Conscience within the City of Bristol. 22pp. 1837. £12.00

  11. Saint Philip and Jacob AN ACT for dividing the Parish of Saint Philip and Jacob, in the County of Gloucester, and in the City and County of Bristol; and for erecting a Church in the new intended Parish. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 13pp. 1751. £14.00

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    Buckinghamshire


  12. Buckingham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XLV.N.E., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1902. £22.00

  13. Buckingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Sundry Valuable Freehold, Copyhold, & Leasehold Estates, Situate in the Town and Parish of Buckingham; Which will be sold by Auction by John Day, On Tuesday the 3rd day of April, 1798, At the Cobham Arms Inn, in Buckingham. Small folio, 5pp, folded, with some contemporary ink marginalia and prices realised. 1798. £62.00

  14. Denham PARTICULARS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Exceedingly Attractive & Historical Freehold Property known as the Denham Court Estate comprising a Magnificent XVIIth Century Mansion.... an Attractive Residence, known as "The Lea,".... Agricultural Holding known as "The Lea,".... Denham Court Farm... "The Priory," and 23 cottages the whole embracing an Area of about 518 Acres.... Messrs Danial Smith, Oakley & Garrard have instrctions to offer the above for sale by Auction.... on Wednesday 25th May, 1921. Folio, folding plan, illusts, 22pp, original wraps, with photograph pasted to top wrap, wraps slightly dusty. 1921. £24.00

  15. Steeple Claydon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate.... consisting of 186 acres of very rich old grazing land and superior arable land, with Farm House.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Farebrother, Wilson & Lye... 21st of March, 1829.... in Three Lots. Folio, folded, 4pp., double-page lithographed plan. 1829. £32.00

  16. Stowe SALE OF THE DUCAL ESTATE & CONTENTS of The Mansion. Sectional Copy for the Trade only of Part 2 (Furniture Section). Section 1. July 5th to 8th inclusive. 46pp, 8vo, wraps. 984 Lots of furniture, carpets etc, described room by room. 1921. £18.00

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    CAMBRIDGESHIRE


  17. Cambridge MORTGAGE of certain Freehold Messuage & other hereditaments in the Town of Cambridge for securing a sum of 10,00 and interest. Edward Markby of Chateris in the Isle of Ely to Sir Frederick Gustavus Fawke, Henry Sanford, and John Doveton. 22p. folio. 1839. £16.00
    Refers to premises in Petty Cury and a former inn known as The Unicorn.


  18. Spalding's PLAN OF CAMBRIDGE AND ITS ENVIRONS Surveyed and Compiled expressly for W.P. Spalding by F.S. Criag. 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

  19. 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.


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    Cornwall


  20. Boconnoc Estate PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Farms, Small Holdings, Dwellinghouses and Gardens, Accommodation Lands, Business Premises and the Reversionary Interests of Valuable Properties in the parish of St. Stephen in Brannel.... embracing areas in and around Nanpean, Foxhole, High Street and Halviggan to be Sold by Auction at the Church Rooms, Nanpean.... August 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 1947. 60pp, sm. folio, wraps, 3 large coloured folding plans in pocket at rear. Tear in front wrap, repaired on verso. 1947. £60.00

  21. Boconnoc LIBRARY Manuscript catalogue of the Library at Boconnoc, December 1807. 19 folio sheets, gilt edged, written on 1 side only, loosely folded together. Books are listed in 3 sections, A, B, with 6, 7 shelves respectively in each section, classified according to size. Each volume is numbered. This is no doubt only a portion of the catalogue.... With.... A duplicate copy of sections A & B, as above. There are many classical, historical and architectural works, and some topographical. A note in pencil dated 1834 states "Those marked X are missing".... With.... AN INVENTORY OF THE STUDY. 16 pages, sewn. Lists books according to size, giving total number of volumes in each format, with 3 closely-written pages listing pamphlets. Incomplete, last leaf or more missing. 1807. £70.00
    For a description of Boconnoc House at this period see C.S. Gilbert's Survey of Cornwall, vol 3, page 909. The house was owned by the Pitt family until the 2nd Lord Camelford died (after a duel in 1804). It then passed to the Grenville family. This inventory could have been made at this period.


  22. Boscadjack, Sithney LEASE for 3 lives, of a tenement in Sithney called Boscajack Wartha, formerly owned by John Tresillian, John Olliver to Francis Tonkyn, fuller. Size 17" x 23", engraved heading, small wax seal on tag. Vellum browned, a few wormholes affecting 4 or five letters and blank area. 1697. £20.00

  23. Cury CONVEYANCE of a certain Farm known as Higher Treloskan and Lower Treloskan in the Parish of Cury, Thomas Chirgwin and Frek. Whinney , Thos. Bolitho and Pascoe Grenfell Hill to Richard Kerby. Vellum, 23" x 27", wax seals. 1879. £14.00

  24. 'F.E.A' PICTORIAL LAUNCESTON Leaves cut from an Artist's Sketchbook, including Literary Jottings. By 'F.E.A'. Small 4to book with stiff boards, title on label, with cuttings of reproduced pencil drawings and handwritten text pasted in. 18pp. on last leaf is 'Facsimile Pen & Ink Sketches & Jottings. Printed in Launceston.' n.d. 1960's? £12.00

  25. Falmouth LETTER from Joseph Trewartha, Swanpool, Falmouth, to John Chapman at the Columbian Mining Office, London, concerning discrepancies between export figures (from South America) given in his monthly reports and the actual quantities of tin exported. He concludes "a considerable quantity of the precious ores are lost by the process of wet stamping and dressing". Mentions Sta. Ana and La Manta mines. 2 pages 4to, adjoining leaf with address panel and Falmouth postmark. 18th Jan. 1831. £18.00

  26. Gascoigne (J) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL Newly Surveyed by Joel Gascoyne. Reprint of the map on 12 sheets, plus key map, and introductory booklet by W.L.D. Ravenhill and O.J. Padel, inserted into 4to slipcase, gilt title. Devon & Cornwall Record Society, 1991. £30.00

  27. Harrison (William), Composer THE FIRST SET OF CORNISH QUADRILLES Dedicated by Permission to Sir Richard R. Vyvyan, Bart., M.P. Composed by William Harrison, late Master in the Band of the Cornish Yeomanry Cavalry. 5 pages of engraved music plus decorative engraved title page with Cornish Arms, signed by Harrison at foot. Published by J.P. Vibert, Penzance, to be had of the Author, Penryn & at the principal Music Sellers & Stationers in the County. n.d. Paper watermarked 1825. £40.00
    The pieces are 'Trelowarren', 'Tehidy', 'Tregothnan', 'Carclew', 'Falmouth'.
    There is no mention of either Harrison, or this item in either Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis, or in Boase's Collectanea Cornubiensis.


  28. Irvine to Penzance BILL OF LADING for goods on board the Tantallon in the Port of Irvine, bound for Penzance with 180 tons of Pig Iron for Holman & Son, St. Just. Printed, with MS inserts, vignette of ship. 1902. £12.00

  29. Isles of Scilly STAR CASTLE HOTEL Brochure, giving information on rates etc. and on verso folding map with photos, together with 16pp. illustrated booklet on Tregarthen's Hotel. Both small 8vo. 1930's. £8.00

  30. Launceston REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 3pp, with a sheet on which is a plan of town, coloured in outline, scale 4" to 1 mile and a plan of the borough, scale 1" to a mile, by R.K. Dawson. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting, onto text. 1837. £18.00

  31. Liskeard ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between Joseph Marke of Liskeard and Pasco Oliver of Liskeard, husbandman, for the letting of Coombe Meadow in Woodhill for 'herbedge, pasture and tillage' for seven years. 1p sm. folio, in English, signed by Oliver and two witnesses with small wax seal. Refers to repairing the hedge, footpath etc. 1687. £18.00

  32. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH AND TOWN OF LISKEARD. 2pp, with a folding plan by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

  33. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF LISKEARD 1pp., with map, zincographed from the Ordnance Survey, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Approved by Henry James. Folio, disbound. 1868. £18.00

  34. 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

  35. Ludgvan TREASSOW Deed of Bargain and sale for Treassow, Ezekiel Grosse of Goulden Esquire to Richard Veale of Ludgvan, Gent. Vellum sheet, 12 " x 27". Wax seal on tag, very attractive ornate signature of Ezekiel Grosse. 2 endorsements in Latin on verso. Signed by 7 witnesses on verso. Fine condition. 10th March 1637. £32.00

  36. Penzance MORTGAGE of the ketch 'Acadian', built in Prince Edward Island in 1860, registered in Penzance, Robert Michell, Merchant to Michael Harry of Penzance, Master Mariner. Printed form size 15" x 20", with MS inserts, details of tonnage, rigging etc. Sm. wax seal. 1885. £14.00

  37. Reynolds (Charles) Pub. THE ALBUM OF PENZANCE VIEWS 19 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to boards, gilt, small area of rubbing on front board. c1890. £14.00
    5 are full page, the rest two to a page.


  38. Sithney LEASE of Boscassack, John Gervies of Constantine to Thomas Gerveis. Vellum, 13" x 8", signed by Thomas Gerveis, witnessed on verso. It appears small piece has been clipped from bottom corner next to signature, possibly a small seal. Some minor discoloration of vellum. 1613. £28.00

  39. Sithney LEASE of messuages lands and tenements called Boscassack and Downgow(?) in Sithney, Thomas Gerveis of Constantine and Christian wife of John Gundry. Vellum, 10" x 19", seal tags but no trace of seal, some foxing down central fold. 1578. £34.00
    Reserves 'tyn and tynnwork' to the Lessor.


  40. Sithney LEASE of Boscassack and Downgowe(?), William Paynter of Sithney to Thomas Gill, Yeoman. Vellum 11" x 16", some minor foxing at folds, heavy wax seal on tag 1" diameter, impressed with small coat of arms. 1657. £25.00

  41. St. Austell LETTER from Henry Geach, dated St. Austle 30 Dec. 1820, 1p 4to, adjoining leaf with integral address panel with address of Messrs. Allan Marshall, in London, with straightline Lostwithiel postmark, traces of wax seal. Explains he has shipped 17 pigs of lead on board the 'Fowey' Capt. Bone, for part payment. 'the Vessel is now a Loading of stone at Penreen' (Penryn?). 22 lines, very eccentric spelling. 1820. £25.00

  42. St. Ives REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF ST. IVES 1pp., with map, zincographed from the Ordnance Survey, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Approved by Henry James. Folio, disbound. 1868. £18.00

  43. Trebartha ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, Sheet XXII.N.W. Some water features coloured, two line marking proposed aqueducts from Withybrook and from Trevague. 1888. £8.00

  44. Truro REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF TRURO 1pp., with map, zincographed from the Ordnance Survey, coloured in outline. Scale 3" to 1 mile. Approved by Henry James. Folio, disbound, light waterstain in margin of text page. 1868. £18.00

  45. Truro VIEW ALBUM of photographs, oblong 8vo, boards with gilt title. 16 views. c1910. £10.00

  46. Veryan LEASE FOR A YEAR of fields in Calendra, Zacharias Langdon of Veryan to Henry Goode. Vellum, 20" x 25", wax seals. 1830. £10.00

  47. Walker (J) & (C) CORNWALL. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. With inset of Scilly Isles. c184- £22.00

  48. Wearne (J), Pub. ST. IVES Album of 16 views, oblong 8vo, gilt board, slightly rubbed at corners. c1910. £12.00

    Cornwall Acts


  49. Bodmin Market AN ACT for providing a Market for the Borough of Bodmin.... 11pp. 1815. £16.00

  50. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT for the Exchange of the Office in Somerset House of the Duchy of Cornwall for an Office to be erected in Pimlico on the Hereditary Possessions of the Crown. 6pp. 1854. £10.00

  51. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT for Enabling Their Majesties to Make Grants, Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands and hereditaments, Parcel of Their Dutchy of Cornwall.... 9pp, plus cover leaf, Black Letter, decorative initial letter. 1694. £26.00

  52. Redruth Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Cornwall Railway to Redruth.... 14pp. 1864. £17.00

  53. Truro Water AN ACT for better supplying with Water the District of Truro.... 11pp. 1875. £10.00

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    Cumberland


  54. Abbey Town, Carlisle, Cumbria GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 107 S.E. (New Series Sheet 17), size approx. 13" x 19", plus margins, linen-backed, key in margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1890. £24.00

  55. Cumberland ELECTION NOTICES Three large posters, size 30" x 20", giving notice of Election in the Penrith Division, Cockermouth Division, Eskdale Division, giving directions for voting etc., together with two smaller posters giving the names and addresses of the Election Agents of the Candidates for Eskdale and Penrith. 5 items. 1900. £20.00

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    Derbyshire


  56. Belper, Alfreton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, sheet No. 71 N.W. Size 13" x 15" plus wide margins. Printed from an Electrotype. Embossed Ordnance Stamp 1858. £20.00

  57. Bolsover MINE PLAN Elevation & Section of Jocast Bank, Moresby Colliery. Scale: quarter of an inch = 1 foot. Detailed manuscript plan filling the whole of the sheet, in ink and five colours, on cotton, size 27" x 40". One 3" split in fabric, some minor rubbing and creasing. 27th Sept. 1928. £30.00

  58. Bowen (E) AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DERBY Divided into its Hundreds.... Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Curiosities, Mines, Minerals, Trade and Manufactories.... Engraved map, coloured in outline, size 27" x 21", dissected and mounted on linen, edged with tape, inserted in marbled slipcase, paper rubbed, with Faden label, and Derbys added in pencil. Decorative cartouche showing millrace and millstones, descriptions of Pool's Hole, Eldon Hole, Devil's Arse etc. around edge of map. Two small light brown splashes at right margin, feint glue(?) splash about 2" long. c1790. £135.00

  59. Derby, Breedon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXI.S.W., Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 15", plus wide margins. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1901. £22.00

  60. Military Parade NEW FORM OF BRIGADE On Tuesday the 4th June, 1805. Staffordshire - on the Right, Derby - on the Left, Belper, Ashborne, Horsley - Right Centre.... Printed card size 4" x 3", printed in small type on both sides with detailed instructions for a complicated parade 'Deploy into Line on the Right Divisions, and fire two Rounds by Divisions From Right to Left by Companies....' etc. The last part is titled 'The Light Infantry Skirmish'. 1804. £22.00

  61. Pigot & Co. DERBYSHIRE Engraved map, outline colour, engraved surface approx. 14" x 8", plus margins, vignette. Reference to the Hundreds. Stab holes near top edge in margin, some slight dustmarking at extreme edges. c1850. £25.00

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    Devon


  62. Axminster MATHEMATICAL COPY BOOK of A.J. Skinner, Oak House School, Axminster. 56 pages of problems, etc. in 4to notebook, pupil's name and school in decorative calligraphic cartouche on first page. Half calf, rubbed, paper boards with bright green and gold decorative paper. Together with another handwriting copy book with 9 'lines' on each page copying improving sayings, no name or place, marbled wraps, 4to. Watermark 1868. £28.00

  63. Bedford, (F) PHOTOGRAPH size 6" x 4", with printed title on card mount 'No. 248. The Weir on the Sid'. Slight browning at top... together with... 'No. 1851. Ladram Bay'. c1870. £12.00

  64. Beer, Seaton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. LXXXIII. S.E. Waterfeatures hand-coloured. 1890. £10.00

  65. Bideford REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS 3pp, with a folding Plan of Town by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile, coloured in outline, inset map of estuary, 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, slight off-setting onto text. 1837. £18.00

  66. Bishops Nympton ABSTRACT OF TITLE of James Pitts to part of a Tenement called Great Oak, 3p folio.... together with... CONVEYANCE of part of Great Oak, James Pitts to Henry Jones. Vellum, 19" x 29". 1872. £16.00

  67. Bishops Tawton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP composite map of two quarter sheets, Nos. XIII.S.W. & S.E, lapped together, overall size 12"x 36", plus margins. Some water-features shaded. 1888-9. £16.00
    Covers Lydacott, Eastcombe, Landkey.


  68. Bovey Tracey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Four maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. CI.N.E. (Chudleigh), S.E. (Ugbroke Park), S.W. (Bovey Tracey), N.W. (Hennock). Some water features coloured. Surveyed 1887, photozincographed 1890. £25.00

  69. Bridestowe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. LXXXVIII. N.W. Waterfeatures hand-coloured. First edition without contours, 1884. £10.00
    Shows Stream works on R. Lyd, Torwood Mine, Wheal Fanny, Sourton Quarry.


  70. Buckerell & Godford PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of The Manors or reputed Manors of Buckerell & Godford.... and a very desirable Freehold Estate comprising 626 Acres.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. James Hussey, at the Angel Inn, in Honiton, On Friday, the 23rd day of June, 1865. Folio, 10pp, 2 hand-coloured folding plans, last leaf partly dusty, few short tears to margins, early attempt at crude stitching. 1865. £35.00

  71. Buckfast, Holcombe etc. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM 8vo album, cloth boards, containing 53 sepia views of Devon plus 33 of Wales, size 3" x 2", mounted 2 to a page, neatly labelled on mount with amateur printing set. c1930. £35.00
    Includes Beatrice Chase's House and Chapel, monks at work on building Buckfast Abbey, Dartmeet, Stoke in Teignhead, Sharpham etc. A few of the views are rather dark and gloomy-looking.


  72. Buckfastleigh TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION at the King's Arms Hotel, Buckfastleigh, on Friday the 13th October Instant, the Fee-Simple of the Undermentioned Rich Meadow Land.... Poster, 17" x 13", listing 3 Lots. Small portion torn from top corner, not affecting text. 1865. £14.00

  73. Butterleigh MEASURE OF THE ROAD lying on the north side of Butterleigh Parish, Cold Harbour and Borrough Estates... September 18th 1805.... Three sets of figures in poles and feet 'From the said northwest Corner of Venn's piece.... to the new posts....' etc. Signed John Blake, Bradninch and Peter Richards, Cullompton. 1p., flscp., folded and addressed on verso to the Surveyors of the Highways, Butterleigh. 1805. £12.00

  74. Christow ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17", plus margins, Sheet No. XCI.S.W. On stiff paper. 1890. £8.00

  75. Colyton ABSTRACT of the title of Mesdames F.M. Lott & L.C. Lott to a freehold dwelling house and garden in Colton. 9p. folio. detailing title from 1819 when it belonged to John Restorick. 1855. £14.00

  76. Dartmouth WILL OF J. HENRY HOLDSWORTH Rector of Dartmouth, 30th August, 1762. This is a mid-nineteenth century copy. Leaves New South Sea Annuities to his daughter Lady Dowager Carew, land at Ugborough to his wife, money to the poor of Townstal Saint Saviours and St. Petrox, South Pool. Sm folio, 12pp, folded sheets, with stab holes, where extracted from larger sewn volume. 1762. £18.00

    FIRST LARGE-SCALE MAP OF THE COUNTY

  77. Donn (Benjamin) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON WITH THE CITY & COUNTY OF EXETER. Delineated From An Actual Survey By Benjamin Donn, on Twelve Sheets of Imperial Paper, the Scale and Inch to a Mile. By Benjamin Donn, Teacher of the Mathematics, &c, late of Bideford, now of the City of Bristol. Engraved By Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. To Which is Prefixed A General View of the County, on One Sheet, with Indexes of the Parishes, Seats, &c, for the readier finding them on the Large Map. Title page, gazeteer and list of subscribers (9pp.), double page smale-scale index map, 12 double-page map sheets, contemporary outline colour, with 4 large detailed inset plans, of the city and suburbs of Exeter; the Island of Lundy; Stoke Town and Plymouth Dock; and the town and citadel of Plymouth, which have been left uncoloured. Folio, recently finely re-bound in qtr. calf, cloth boards, gilt title on spine, inserted in paper-covered slip-case with ties, large printed label to front. New endpapers, map sheets re-hinged, and de-acified (Details loosely enclosed). Occasional light off-setting of outline of hundred boundaries, on some sheets the yellow outline colour has browned slightly at the edges. Light off-setting of engraved cartouche. Printed for the Author, London: 1765. £850.00
    The map is rarely found in this state, complete with Index map and text.
    It shows 656 gentleman's seats, represented by elevations of the building, as well as mines, salt works, quarries, lime kilns. Donn also developed a new way of showing roads according to their quality and whether they were fenced or not.
    "In 1759 The Royal Society of Arts.... offered an annual award of 100 for the best original 1 inch to 1 mile county survey. .....Donn was the first successful applicant.... Donn is the first to identify the island in Bigbury Bay by the names Bur Island or Borough Island", see Batten and Bennett's 'Printed Maps of Devon'.


  78. Ermington, Lustleigh, Drewsteignton etc. A SPRING HOLIDAY IN SOUTH DEVON Journal of a holiday on Dartmoor, 1911. 23 typewritten pages, 4to, interspersed with 17 pages of photographs (33 in all, approx. 2" x 3") on stiff grey paper, plus 5p list of 87 'Plants found in bloom during this holiday' (listing common and botanical name and date found), and 17 pages of pressed ferns, lichens and mosses, with handwritten label and typed list. Stiff card binding. April 1911. £65.00
    The writer stayed at Godwell Farm near Ivybridge and Combe Farm near Mortonhampstead. He signs himself 'J.R.R.'


  79. Feniton and Buckerell PARTICULARS With Conditions of Sale, of a Valuable Freehold Residential Property, known as The Feniton Court Estate.... Comprising A Capital Family mansion.... delightful and well-planted Lawns, Shrubberies, Pleasure Grounds.... A Valuable Farm.... and Several Cottages.... together with The Manor or Reputed manor of Feniton.... Folio, 10pp., folding coloured plan, attractive tinted lithograph frontis showing the mansion beyond a stream and trees. Printed wraps, traces of old horizontal fold. 1881. £55.00

  80. Great Western Railway PRINCETOWN RAILWAY Folio of lithographed hand-coloured plans, titled in gilt on front wrap 'Bodmin Ry. and Boscarne Extension and Princetown Railway. 5 plans, linen backed, numbered 1-5, showing the line from Yelverton to Princetown. Scale 5 chains = 2". Many neat printed and manuscript notes relating to sales, maintenance agreements etc., up to the 1960's, e.g. 'Part of the Plymouth & Dartmoor Ry. or Tramway. Sold by the Princetown Ry. Co., to Sir Massey Lopes.... 1888.' Original morocco covered wraps, split at spine, fly-leaf torn, fore-edge of plans rather brittle and chipped, with occasional slight loss of paper, not affecting printing. The document is stiffly rolled. 189-. £190.00

  81. Hartland Parish LAND TAX REDEMPTION CONTRACT, between Land Tax Commissioners and Governors of St. James Hospital, Middlesex. Small schedule listing Rectory of Hartland, 5 tenements and a meadow with occupiers and sum charged. Signed and dated, by Registrar of Land Taxes, and two witnesses. Folio, 1 sides, folded, few tears at folds. November, 1842. £20.00

  82. Heyden (John) MAP OF PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT, STONEHOUSE, STOKE, MORICE-TOWN, FORD, and the Neighbourhood. Lithographed & Printed by W.H. Maddock, 32, Frankfort St, Plymouth. Size approx. 25' x 36", scale 12" to a mile, few short tears, mainly to margins, and one longer tear neatly repaired to verso. Published and Sold by John Heydon, 104, Fore Street, Devonport, & 47 Treville St, Plymouth: c1870. £200.00
    Very Scarce. A detailed plan showing outlines of buildings, names of roads and important buildings, quarries, etc.
    Not found on the Devon Libraries internet database.


  83. Horrabridge, Ringmoor, Sheepstor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. CXII N.W, N.E, S.E. Two maps partly hand-coloured to show geology. One sheet has a few foxing spots. 1884, '86 & '87. £20.00

  84. Ilfracombe THE ALBUM OF ILFRACOMBE AND NORTH DEVON VIEWS 27 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to boards, gilt faded, rubbed at corners. Double page map at rear. c1890. £15.00

  85. Lydford PENCIL DRAWING titled 'Lydford bridge'. Attractive, detailed pencil drawing, on thick paper, filling the whole of the sheet, size approx. 10" x 14". Shows stone arch of bridge over steep ravine, looking through arch to woods, and across the river, trees in foreground. c1806. £65.00

  86. Lydford, Doctor Common ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. LXXXVIII.S.W. First edition without contours, 1883. £12.00
    Shows Foxhole Mine, Battishill Down Mine, Kitts Mine, etc.


  87. Lynton, Countisbury, Woody Bay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", plus margins, Sheet Nos. III.S.W. & II S.E. Water featues hand-coloured. First edition without contours, 1888. £20.00

  88. Meavy ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. CXII.S.W. First edition without contours, 1884. £9.00
    Covers Wheal Buller, Good-a-Meavy, Catstor Down.


  89. Milton Abbot, North Brentor, Chillaton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Four maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, on stiff paper, size 12" x 17" plus margins. Sheet Nos. XCVII.S.W, N.E, S.W, S.E. First edition without contours, 1884-5. £30.00
    Shows West Wheal Friendship, West of England, Whitstone, Monkstone, Ramsdown, Hogstor Mines.


  90. Oakford ABSTRACT of the Title of Henry Sanford to a Messuage & Tenement called Stuckridge and Melhuishes Hams and other Premises within the Parish of Oakford.... and also to a Moiety of the Manor of Oakford. 15p., folio. 1798. £18.00
    Details title from 1714.


  91. Petertavy ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17" plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet Nos. XCVIII. S.W. & N.W. Waterfeatures hand-coloured. First edition without contours, 1884. £24.00
    Shows Devon Friendship Mine, White Tor, Horndon, Wheal Jewell, Wheal Betsy.


  92. Plym Head ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, on stiff paper, size 13" x 16", Sheet N:o. CXIII. N.W. A few minor marginal tears. First edition without contours, 1886. £10.00
    Shows Eylesbarrow Mine, Hut Circles, Nun's Cross, Fox Tor.


  93. Rendlestone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. CVI. N.E. Repaired tear stretching 1" into map. First edition without contours, 1884. £13.00
    Covers Dartmoor Prison, Merrivale, Great Mis Tor.


  94. 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. 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. £26.00
    Corresponds to Somers Cox 1300, except the dimensions of the view he lists are slightly smaller.


  95. Seaton & Beer PHOTOGRAPHS 7 loose prints, approx. size 4" x 6", comprising three of Seaton Church, good crisp view of 'old cottage, Axmouth', one of Branscombe, slightly faded views of 'Bovey House, Beer' and 'Seaton from White Cliff.' c1890. £9.00

  96. Seaton PHOTOGRAPH by Frith, size 6" x 10", looking along the beach to cliff, large house with crenellated towns and iron balcony in foreground. Some minor creases, small area trimmed from bottom near imprint. c1880. £6.00

  97. Seaton THE BEER STONE COMPANY LIMITED Seaton, Devon. Information booklet, 4to, 11pp., photo. of horse-drawn with stone at quarry on front wrap, and 12 other photos. in text, including 2 of quarrying underground. Some small pieces missing from corners of wraps, some minor tears. c1912. £30.00

  98. Stowford, Lewtrenchard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Four maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, on stiff paper, size 13" x 17" plus margins, Sheet Nos. LXXXVII.N.W, N.E, S.W, S.E. Some water-features coloured. First edition without contours, 1888. £32.00
    Covers Broadwood Widger, Thrushelford, Combebow, Sprytown, Eastcott.


  99. Torquay & St. Marychurch POSTER advertising the Peremptory Sale of Semi Detached Residences situate in Falkland Road, known as Shirley and Rosita. Size 22" x 17", printed in dark red, 5" split at one fold repaired with document tape on verso. n.d. c1885. £15.00

  100. Two Bridges, Whiteworks ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17", plus margins, Sheet Nos. CVII.S.W. and N.W. On stiff paper, water-features hand-coloured. First edition without contours, 1884. £20.00
    Shows Powdermill Cottages, Prince Hall, Whiteworks Tin Mine, Tor Royal.


  101. Widecombe in the Moor TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION on Monday 10th day of September, 1888, at the Golden Lion Hotel, Ashburton, All That Desirable Little Farm called 'Scobitor'. Poster, size 17" x 11", top left hand corner torn with loss of top part of first two letters of 'Widecombe'. 1888. £14.00
    'Attached to the Farm is a right of Common over the Manor of Widecombe in the Moor, which extends to over 705 Acres....'


  102. Woolmer's EXETER AND PLYMOUTH GAZETTE Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp, folded. November 9th, 1850. £16.00
    Includes much on celebration of 5th November in Exeter, with large illustation, reports on Exeter, Yeovil & Dorchester Railway, etc.


    Devon Acts


  103. Alton Barnes, Barnstaple, East Knoyle etc. AN ACT to confirm certain Orders of the Local Government Board under the provisions of the Divided Parishes and Poor Law Amendment Act.... 13pp., some foxing. 1884. £10.00

  104. Ashton, Kenn, Thorverton AN ACT for Confirming and Establishing the Partition of the Estates late of Sir George Chudleigh.... Tryphena Davie and John Pollexfen; and for settling the several specifick Shares thereof.... and for authorizing Leases to be made of divers Parts of the Premises. 25pp, sm. folio, disbound. Attractive engraved headpiece showing pelican and young. 1745. £18.00

  105. Exeter Canal AN ACT for sanctioning a Settlement of the Claims of the Mortgagees of the Exeter Canal against the Corporation of the City of Exeter; for empowering the Corporation to borrow for the purpose of carrying into effect such settlement and of improving the said Canal.... 11pp. 1883. £14.00

  106. Great Torrington AN ACT to Enable the mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Town of Great Torrington.... to grant Part of the Common or Waste Lands called Great Torrington Common, to William Callon.... 11pp. Stitching loose, held with small staples. 1777. £26.00

  107. Plymouth Stonehouse and Devonport Tramways Company AN ACT to confer further powers upon the Plymouth Stonehouse and Devonport Tramways Company to amend the Acts relating to that Company.... 51pp. 1900. £14.00

  108. Powderham Castle AN ACT for the raising, by Mortgage of the Estates devised by the Will of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Devon, a limited sum of Money, to be applied.... in repaying to the present Earl and Lord Courtenay.... Monies already expended by them for the Repair and Restoration of the Castle of Powderham.... 27pp. 1842. £16.00

  109. Stoke Damerel AN ACT for building a New Chapel at Plymouth Dock, in the Parish of Stoke Damerel.16p. plus cover leaf. 1797. £18.00

  110. Tormoham, Saint Mary Church and Cockington Gas AN ACT to incorporate a Company for manufacturing and supplying Gas within the Parishes of Tormoham (including the Town of Torquay), Saint Mary Church, and Cockington.... 8pp. 1860. £9.00

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    Dorset


  111. Bournemouth PHOTOGRAPHS Five views, size approx. 6" x 7", comprising: The Square (with horse cabs), East Cliff, Christchurch Priory, West Cliff, Boscobel Tower. c1900. £10.00

  112. Lyme Regis PHOTOGRAPH showing beached boats in foreground, Cobb in distance, buildings on right, many people on sand in distance with carts etc, large sailing boat near Cobb. Size 4" x 7". c1870. £10.00

  113. Lyme Regis PHOTOGRAPH of the Fossil Depot, 'T. Seager, Late J. Dollin', showing the shop with lady in doorway, man outside near large fossil which is propped against the wall. Size 6" x 4". Later inscription in ink on verso. c1890. £20.00

  114. Weymouth & Melcombe Regis REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 4pp with Plan of Town by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. c183- £18.00

  115. Weymouth ROYAL HANOVERIAN CONSUL Engraved card of Mr. Welsford, Royal Hanoverian Consul and Vice Consul for France, Portugal and the Netherlands, Weymouth. Size 3" x 4", decorative lettering with three crests, on verso are 4 good armorial wax seals approx. 1" diameter, of all those Consulates except the French which has a rubber stamp. Small brown mark (a line 1" long) on engraved side. c1840? £30.00

  116. Wyke Regis, Manor of ADMISSION of Jacob Roper, a Minor, to a tenement in Elwell. Vellum, 12" x 28", waterstaining along one fold, but legible. 1837. £10.00

    Dorset Acts


  117. Bridport Roads AN ACT for better repairing the Second District of Turnpike Roads leading to and from the Town of Bridport.... and for making and maintaining several Branch Roads to communicate with the same. 12pp. 1830. £14.00
    Includes a schedule of the land concerned with names of owners and occupiers.


  118. Dewlish Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Dewlish.... 14pp. 1815. £17.00

  119. Forston Lunatic Asylum AN ACT for enabling Francis John Browne of Frampton in the County of Dorset, Esquire, to grant and convey a certain Capital Messuage or Mansion House, Lands, and Hereditaments, situate at Forston in the Parish of Charminster... for the Purposes of a Lunatic Asylum for the County of Dorset. 4pp. 1828. £21.00

  120. Longham Bridge and Wimborne Minster Roads AN ACT for repairing the Roads from.... the said Turnpike Road at Romsey, through Ringwood.... to Longham Bridge and Wimborne Minster.... 15pp. 1823. £12.00

  121. Portland AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to purchase Land for the Purposes of a Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater in the Isle of Portland.... 32pp, including schedule, with owners, occupiers etc. of lands concerned. 1847. £20.00

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    Durham


  122. Bishop Middleham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XXXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1876. £45.00

  123. Bower (J) Borough Surveyor MAP OF THE BOROUGH OF GATESHEAD Shewing the Ward Boundaries and Polling Districts. August 1888. Overall size approx. 22" x 18", plus margins, scale 6" to a mile, mounted on linen, signs where once folded, overprinted in red to show the wards, one ward outlined in blue. 1888. £34.00

  124. Dixon (Thomas) Land-Surveyor, Darlington PLAN OF THE TOWN OF DARLINGTON IN THE COUNTY OF DURHAM. 1840. Engraved plan, size approx. 36" x 24", scale of 5" to 15 chains, plus margins, short tears to margins a few intruding onto engraved area without loss, and repaired to verso with archival tape, slightly dusty to edges. The plan was used in 1849 by T. Hawksley C.E., Nottingham who has drawn lines of waterpipes, hydrants and cocks in red and blue ink, there is also a Reference Key at the top, with his name and date at the foot of the plan. R. Martin, Litho. 26 Long Acres, London. 1840. £135.00
    A detailed map showing the layout of the buildings, gardens, etc. names of roads, and the names of the larger houses.


  125. Great Lumley, East Rainton, Hallgarth GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XX. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, mounted on linen, key in right-hand margin. 1871. £40.00

  126. Sunderland GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No VIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1871. £40.00

  127. Wolviston, Grindon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, composite map of 4 quarter sheets, XLIV N.E. and sheets to south and west. Shaded in two colours to show sandstone and limestone. Note at top margin 'Colours copied from a map at The School of Mines. 14th October 1904.' Second edition 1898. £25.00

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    Essex


  128. Billericay WILL of Thomas Bram of Billericay, Glazier. Contemporary copy on 2 folio sheets. Directs that his lands in Great Burstead be sold and the money used for numerous bequests, to his, apprentice, poor of Great Burstead, etc. 1764. £10.00

  129. Brightlingsea ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XXXVII, 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, area around Brightlingsea Hall coloured pink. Slight browning at edges of sections. 1881. £24.00
    Covers Wivenhoe, Pyefleet Channel, Frating.


  130. Canning Town ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXXI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Three small areas colour washed. 1873. £20.00
    About three quarters of the map is river area. Covers Crown Wharf, Victoria Dock, North Woolwich.


  131. Corringham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXVI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, area around Moore Place shaded pink and outlined. 1876. £28.00
    Covers Basildon Hall, Bulphan Hall, Vange Wharf.


  132. Kelvedon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XXXV, 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. £30.00
    Covers Tiptree, Rivenhall Place, Coggeshall Hamlet.


  133. Little Yeldham SETTLEMENT on the marriage of John Eggur Cooper with Miss Frances Way. 9 vellum sheets, 22" x 27", some sheets yellowed, 6 armorial wax seals. On verso of 3 sheets is later additional Appointment of new Trustees of the settlement. 1842 and 1874. £18.00
    Additional memoranda re. paying off of mortgage by Duke of Devonshire, etc., investments, etc., up to 1882.


  134. Purleigh & Stowe Maris ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Mr. James Trussell to a Farm & Lands in Purleigh & Stowe Maris. 7p, folio, together with Abstract of Title of the Trustees of Stephen Levitt to land called Fambridge Lands in Stow. 4p, folio. All tied at corner with tape. c1799. £15.00
    Details title from 1676.


  135. Stow St. Mary's ABSTRACT OF TITLE to some Closes of Land in the Parishes of Cold Norton, Stow Maris, and Woodham Ferris. Details documents from 1715 - 1788. 1789. £14.00
    Includes 'The Manor of Champions'. Owners referred to include Child, Backwell, Chase, Phillips families.


  136. Stow St. Mary's COVENANT to produce deeds in Maintenance of the Title of a Farm called Fambridge Lands, Thomas Phillips of Purleigh to Joseph Collin. Vellum 26" x 32", wax seal, with Schedule of Deeds etc. from 1659 - 1728, in two columns. 1764. £10.00

  137. Sturmer ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. IV, 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. Lett's label in margin obscuring date, c188. £28.00
    Covers Steeple Bumpstead, Olmstead Green, Haverhill. (Parts of map blank, being adjacent county.)


    Essex Acts


  138. Hainault AN ACT to provide for the Allotment of the Commonable Lands within the Boundaries of the late Forest of Hainault. 11pp. 1858. £12.00

  139. 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

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    Gloucestershire


  140. Almondsbury Church WATERCOLOUR. Size approx. 5" x 7", tipped onto a larger blank sheet, with the title written in pencil on the lower margin of this:- 'Almondsbury Church'. A view showing the church, with a road to the left, some houses, and the estuary and Wales in the distance. mid to late 19th century. £38.00 -- See Illustration

  141. Breadstone, Whitcliff Park ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. XLVIII S.W & LV N.E. On stiff paper. Second edition, 1903. £15.00

  142. Brockworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, Sheet No. XXXIV.N.W. 1891. £8.00

  143. Cambridge, Cam ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. XLVIII N.E & S.E. On stiff paper. Second edition, 1903. £14.00

  144. Cricket GLOUCESTERSHIRE v. YORKSHIRE Clifton College Ground, August 12, 13 & 14, 1875. Printed score card giving runs for each player, First and Second Innings, by whom caught and bowled. On thin card, 7" x 5", adverts for Bristol & Exeter Railway, London and Ilfracombe route and Bude & Barnstaple on verso. Horizontal fold. Slight browning, bottom corners slightly chipped. 1875. £50.00
    W.G. Grace, and his brothers G.F. and E.M. Grace were in the team.


  145. Cricket GLOUCESTERSHIRE v. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Clifton College Ground, August 16, 17 & 18, 1875. Printed score card giving runs for each player (includes W.G. Grace), First and Second Innings, by whom caught and bowled. On thin card, 7" x 5", adverts for Bristol & Exeter Railway etc. on verso. Horizontal fold. A few foxing spots, bottom corners slightly chipped. 1875. £45.00

  146. Davies (H) Pub. THE ENVIRONS OF CHELTENHAM Engraved map, hand coloured in outline, size 11" x 12", decorative border, mounted on linen and folding into cloth boards, size 5" x 4". Cloth slightly faded. c1840. £28.00

  147. 'E.T.M.' THE BATTLE OF MAIDA How The Glo'sters Won the Name. Reprinted from the Bristol TImes & Mirror of July 4th, 1908. Folio sheet, folded, printed in 2 columns. 1908. £7.00

  148. Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Limited DIRECTORS' REPORTS & ACCOUNTS 28th August, 1888. Folio, 3pp, folded, some slight spotting, tear at one fold. Notice of meeting loosely inserted. 1888. £12.00

  149. Hawkesbury, Wickwar ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. LXIV S.E & S.W. On stiff paper. Second edition, 1903. £16.00

  150. Henley (W), Southgate St., Gloucester Pr. ELECTION SKETCHES NO. 6 Satirical election handbill, size 13" x 7", lithographed, showing two men, one with large bag of money, under the picture is a dialogue between 'Sir R. Turtle' and 'Mr. Likewood', 'Who is to spend this money in relieving necessitous and derving Voters.... ' 'The Spiritual Alderman will do it, and do it well. He has a good nose for a Voter and a bad memory.... ' Pasted at corners onto buff paper, traces of folds. 1859. £16.00

  151. Highnam ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", plus margins. Sheet No. XXV. S.W. Second edition 1903. £8.00
    Covers part of Gloucester, Highnam Court, Maisemore.


  152. Lansdown Court East and Lansdown Crescent Mews PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. To be Sold by Auction by Messrs Harrison, Bayley and Adams at their Mart, Cheltenham, On the 7th October, 1897. Descriptions of the properties on 4pp, 4to, pasted to printed conditions of sale, 3pp, folio, folded, details added in ink. 1897. £10.00
    Includes 'Tower or Smoking Room with twelve French casement windows'.


  153. Liberal Party LEATHER STATIONERY WALLET 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

  154. Longney, Minsterworth, Blaisdon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", plus margins, Sheets XXXII.S.E, N.E, N.W. Second Edition 1903. £20.00

  155. Minchinhampton, Horsley, and Avening. VOTES FOR THE EASTERN DIVISION OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, To Be Sold By Auction by J.C.T. Abram, At the George Inn, Nailsworth, On Saturday the 25th Day of May, 1839. Poster, printed on one side only, size approx. 20" x 13", folded, with short marginal tear to one fold, neatly repaired. J.G. Goodwyn, Printer, Tetbury: 1839. £28.00
    Lists 7 lots of lands and properties, with names of occupiers.


  156. Moorend Y & J.P. STURGE'S MAP OF THO. RUTTER'S ESTATE Manuscript map on bluish-grey paper, size 16" x 19", mounted on a larger sheet of white paper, folded. In ink and full-colour wash, scale 3 chains = 1". Shows river, buildings, roads, wooded areas, paths, gardens, name of each field with acreage, adjoining owners (e.g. Marshfield Glebe, Isaac Rench) named. Covers area from river Frome in south, Damersons Bridge in North West, with buldings and fields along Cuckow Lane, large filed called Stoney Close, Two Leazes, Bullmoor in North, and buildings along road bordering 'Stoney Close'. Indicates Bury Hill, encampment etc. The map appears to have been slightly trimmed along right hand edge. Name of Y & J.P. Sturge bottom left. One area of wear where two folds meet, with minor loss of paper, one other small hole at fold. Title as above added to verso of map at a later date, presumably when it was mounted onto the larger sheet. Circa 1850, or earlier. £40.00

  157. Shenton (T), Pr., Cheltenham POSTER advertising Mr Kemble's appearance for one night only at the Theatre Royal Cheltenham, in Henry the Fourth, Saturday, July 26, 1828. 'The Distinguished Amateurs have kindly consented to give their Assistance'. Size 15" x 8", a small crease running vertically down the paper at the time of printing and later flattened meant that there is a small area of white in some letters in the top six inches of the poster. Small number in ink in top corner. 1826. £50.00
    Kemble played Hotspur. The play was followed by the 'celebrated Farce of Husbands & Wives'.


  158. Staunton, Hasfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. XVIII.N.W, S.W. Second Edition, 1903. £15.00

  159. Stratton House Estate near Cirencester THE HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND WELL-KNOWN MINIATURE RESIDENTIAL ESTATE "STRATTON HOUSE" Including the Fine Old Georgian Residence.... 12 splendid cottages and secondary residences.... in all some 51 Acres. To Be offered for Sale by Auction.... by Messrs Jackson Stops, at the King's Head Hotel, Cirencester, on Monday, 17th October, 1932. Sm 4to, 31pp, 10 actual photos, tipped in, large folding plan in pocket at rear. 1932. £30.00

  160. Thornbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", Sheet LXVII.N.E. 1921. £7.00
    Shows Cattybrook Brickworks, Cross Hands.


  161. Westerleigh Estate and Colliery, Yate MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT BOOKS. (i) Inventory of Stores at Westerleigh 16th April 1814. Includes a page of items at colliery with value, e.g. "5 sledgehammers @ 1s 6d... 7s 6d"; Inventory of stores and utensils on Serridge Estate, 16th April, 1814, half-page "25 horses, 4 waggons etc." With A list of Balances due to Colliery 16th April 1814, with 54 names and amount due; 2 page `Sinking Fund', `Trade' and apportionment between Lord Middleton, Sir Hugh Smythe, and Edward Colston. Signed by Hugh Smythe, representative of Lord Middleton and Edward Colston's son. Covers 21 pages with half the book blank.
    (ii) Accounts as above for 15th April, 1815. With addition of "Dr. Coals landed at Mayshill estate," Covers 26 pages.
    Two small 4to notebooks, marbled wraps, calf spines. 1814 - 1815. £75.00

  162. Wick Wick, Near Downend PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the well situate Freehold Property known as Wick Wick Farm comprising Attractive Residence with Garden, Outbuildings and Land Suitable for Immediate Building Development containg a total area of 78a. 0r. 31p. Which Trotman, Howes & Williams are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, on Thursday, the July 18th, 1935. Small 4to, coloured folding plan, 6pp, original wraps. 1935. £20.00

  163. Winterbourne PARTICULARS, WITH PLAN, VIEWS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, By direction of Sir Henry White-Smith, of Charming and Attractive, Fine Old Georgian Country Residence known as "Winterbourne House" with well and tastefully-laid-out Grounds, Gardens, Tennis Courts, Entrance Lodge, Cottage Outbuildings and Parklike Pasture Land, Model Farm... which Geo. Nichols, Young, Hunt & Co.... are instructed to Sell by Auction at Demerara House, Colston Avenue, Bristol, On Thursday, 6th May, 1926. Folio, coloured folding plan, 4 illustrations, 8pp, original wraps, pencil notes of prices. 1926. £38.00

  164. Winterbourne PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Very Attractive and Well-Built Freehold Residence known as "The Grove" together with five pieces of useful Accommodation Pasture Lands.... which Geo. Nichols, Young, Hunt & Co. Are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, On Thursday, March 18th, 1920. Folio, 7pp, coloured folding plan, loose in the original wraps, pencil notes of prices. 1920. £24.00

  165. Winterbourne, Frampton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheet, No. LXVIII.S.E. Second edition, 1903. £8.00

    Gloucestershire Acts


  166. Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway AN ACT to empower the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway Company to make a Deviation of their authorised Railway, and to make a New railway, and to execute other works and exercise other powers, and to raise further Money, and to extend the Time for the Construction of their authorised Railway.... 15pp. 1877. £11.00

  167. Cheltenham Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Tithings of Arle and Arlestone otherwise Allstone in the Parish of Cheltenham.... and for discharging from Tithes Lands in the said Tithings. 28pp. 1830. £16.00

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

  169. Cow Honeyborn AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields and all other Commonable Land in the Manor and Hamlet of Cow Honeyborn.... 24pp. 1778. £25.00

  170. Forest of Dean Leases A BILL Intituled An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, to confirm the Titles to and to grant Leases of Encroachments in the Forest of Dean in the County of Gloucester. 12pp. 1838. £16.00

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

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

  173. Longmarston AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows and Commonable Lands, within the Parish of Longmarston, in the County of Gloucester. 22pp. (1772) £19.00
    Not in Hyett & Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature or Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.


  174. Maismore AN ACT for rebuilding the Bridge over the River Severn, at Maismore, near the City of Gloucester; for raising, widening, and securing Over's Causeway.... and for enforcing the proper paving and cleansing of the several Streets within the said City.... Black Letter. Cover leaf + 42pp. 1777. £16.00

  175. Olveston AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Manor and Tithing of Olveston within the Parish of Olveston in the County of Gloucester. 28pp. 1841. £17.00

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

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight


  177. Coupland (J) Publisher HAMPSHIRE ADVERTISER AND SALISBURY GUARDIAN Royal Yacht Club Gazette, Southampton Town and County Herald.... Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp, folded, tax stamp. 21st Feb. 1835. £16.00
    Contains adverts for Yachts for sale, property auctions, reports of dinners of local M.P.'s, packet sailings, etc.


  178. Pascall Atkey & Son Ltd., Cowes YACHT, LAUNCH AND BOAT FITTINGS Catalogue, 512pp. 8vo, paper wraps, torn at spine. Numerous illustrations of cookers, engines, compasses, canon, foghorns etc. 1928. £35.00

  179. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction Villa Residences, known as "Fountain Villa" and "Etona," in Buckinham Road, Ryde. Size 30" x 20". 1894. £12.00

  180. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction Eight Cottages and a Workshop, at the Top of High Street, Ryde and the Corner of Swanmore Road, and Hill Street..... Size 30" x 20". 1894. £12.00

  181. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Will Sell by Auction Furniture and other effects.... a Capital Dog Cart.... Size 30" x 20". 1898. £8.00

  182. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down.... to Sell by Auction.... Furniture and effects.... a Full-Compass Cottage Pianoforte.... Size 30" x 20". 1894. £8.00

  183. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Sale by Auction.... Furniture and other effects.... Three Handsome Inlaid Cabinets.... Size 35" x 22". 1914. £8.00

  184. Silchester PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Compact and Enviably-Positioned Freehold Country Residential Property described as Laneswood, Mortimer West End, Hants.... over 3 Acres. Hampton & Sons in conjunction by Messrs. Nicholas Will offer the above for Sale by Auction.... On Tuesday, 11th July, 1933. 4to, loose in the original card covers, 9pp, 5 tipped in plates. 1933. £14.00

  185. Steventon Hampshire PARTICULARS, VIEWS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Choice and Valuable Freehold Residential & Sporting Estate known as "Steventon Manor," Comprising nearly the whole of the Parish of Steventone.... A Fine Elizabethan Mansion.... Lovely Pleasure Grounds and Park.... Together with the Reputed Lordship of the Ancient Manor of Steventon.... Messrs. Mabbett & Edge Will Sell by Auction.... On Friday, the 19th day of June, 1908. Folio, frontis and 7 illusts, coloured folding plan, 22pp, original wraps, key plan on rear wrap, 3 horizontal creases where once folded. 1908. £26.00

    Hampshire Acts


  186. Gosport AN ACT to continue.... an Act... for repairing and widening the Roads from Gosport, through Fareham and Wickham,to Bishop's Waltham.... 4pp. 1799. £10.00

  187. Gosport AN ACT for more effectually repairing, widening... the Roads from Gosport, through Fareham and Wickham, to Bishop's Waltham and from Wickham aforesaid to Chawton pond.... 12pp. 1828. £12.00

  188. Isle of Wight AN ACT for settling the Rates for the Carriage of Passengers and Goods for Hire to and from the Isle of Wight. 8pp. plus cover leaf, attractive headpiece with ships, ploughman etc. 1784. £15.00

  189. Southampton Estate AN ACT for Providing and securing Portions and Maintenance for the younger Sons, and Daughter, of Sir Thomas Heathcote, Baronet. 23pp, some contemporary ink amendments. 1753. £20.00
    Refers to Manor of Mardon, Hursley Lodge, Manor house of Old-Stoake, alias Stoake-Charity.


  190. 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, pages slightly darkened. 1770. £16.00

  191. Southampton AN ACT for taking down and rebuilding the Parish Churchof Milbrooke.... 13pp., plus cover leaf. 1797. £15.00

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    Kent


  192. Bilsington, Stone Hill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Some hand-shading of boundaries. Some browning down left-hand margin. First edition 1876. £28.00

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

  194. Charing POSTER advertising the sale by Auction on 28th May, 1861, of the Acton Manor Farm, in the Parishes of Charing, Lenham, & Wichling, and also the Manor or Reputed Manor of Acton. 25" x 20", folds. 1861. £14.00

  195. Dover ARTISTS SKETCHBOOK Size 5" x 7", quarter calf, cloth boards, rubbed, containing 24 detailed pencil sketches of Dover and 9 of Calais, each titled and dated, with dates throughout September 1840. The views mostly cover the whole page, usually with a border, many show figures, and scenes in the harbour with carts for loading, cranes, jetties etc. Titles include 'Dover Harbour September 2nd.' (quay with cart, crane, sails); 'Dover from the South Pier (wooden buildings on the beach, with washing on lines and laid on the shore to dray); 'Dovor Harbour Pier From South Sept 3 1840' (lively very detailed scene with clock tower, hills in distance, ladders and mooring chains in foreground). Calais views include 'Calais Pier Sept. 3 1840'; 'Shrimpers on the Sands off Calais September 3 1840'; 'View of Calais from Maurice Hotel September 4th 1840'. One view of Calais has some brown rust marks. Name 'George Cowell'(?) on fly-leaf. September 1840. £220.00

  196. Gunpowder, Navy Well etc. MANUSCRIPT 4to notebook, marbled boards, later cloth spine, with bookplate of Alexander Spears, 3 St. Andrews Terrace, Sheerness. Comprises 5 pages of drawings of parts of engines, one coloured; 3p titled 'Navy Well Sheerness' with details of pump, engine etc. 'Well 300 ft. deep... Length of working barrel 3'6".... Length of Sucktion Pipe from the seat of the bottom valve 28ft.... etc'; 26 pages 'Manufacture of Gunpowder', under headings, including Burning the Charcoal, Refineing the Saltpetre, Incorperating Mill, Corning House or Granulateing machine, The Dusting House Reels at Waltham Abbey... for the fine grain and long grain. The description consists of technical details of the machinery and seems to refer to a particular Gunpowder Works, with many detailed measurements, e.g. 'water wheel 14ft Diameter 6 ft. 6 inches wide 6 feet of fall of the water. Pit wheel 66 Cogs .... Crown wheel 53 cogs', '....Runners 6ft. 3 inches Dia. 16in. wide.... charge is worked 3 hours for best powder'. From the spelling mistakes and the way it is written it would appear to be an original description, possibly relating to the Royal Gunpowder works not far from Sheerness at Waltham Abbey. Also contains 42p 'Extracts from the History of Kent'and 20p taken from a work on fossils. c1860. £80.00

  197. Knole Park, Sevenoaks WATERCOLOUR by G. Childs showing rocks in stream, overhanging trees. Size 9" x 13", title and artist on mount, mount with gold and buff lines, narrow gilt frame, overall size 17" x 21". Slight crease visible across bottom corner. n.d. c1890? £60.00

  198. Rainham, Newington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into slightly chipped 8vo paper wraps. Roads railways and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. 1869. £30.00

  199. Sittingbourne, Teynham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. 7" tear into map from top edge, neatly repaired. First edition 1872. £32.00

  200. Swale Estuary ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XXI, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Some boundaries shaded in bright coloured wash, a few names lined with pink colour, repaired tear down 13" at centre where once folded, top edge ragged. First edition 1875. £22.00

  201. Tunbridge ERIDGE ROCKS, NEAR TUNBRIDGE WELLS Watercolour, size 6" x 9", in old ivory mount with gilt edge, titled in ink on mount, which is slightly foxed. Shows close up view of rocks, with birch trees etc. The edges of the painting have been glued to the back of the mount. Late 19th century. £60.00

    Kent Acts


  202. Bromley and Beckenham AN ACT for more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Hundreds of Blackheath, of Bromley and Beckenham, of Rokesly.... 18pp., plus cover leaf. 1765. £14.00

  203. Canterbury AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road leading from Saint Dunstan's Cross.... to the Water-side at Whitstable.... 16pp., cover leaf. 1736. £14.00

  204. Chetney Hill AN ACT for explaining and amending an Act.... intituled, An Act for erecting a Lazaret on Chetney Hill, and for reducing into One Act the Laws relating to Quarantine... 1p. 1800. £8.00

  205. Crayford AN ACT for Vesting certain Messuages.... in the Parish of Crayford, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Shovel Blackwood, and Sarah his Wife, in Trustees.... and also for vesting certain other Messuages.... in the Parishes of Norborn, Besthanger, Ham, Sholdon and Poultons.... in other Trustees.... 36pp. 1778. £26.00

  206. Greenwich AN ACT for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor in the Parish of East Greenwich.... and for repairing the Highways.... 16pp, plus cover leaf. Paper slightly darkened. 1753. £12.00

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    Leicestershire


  207. Ashby-de-la-Zouch POSTER listing Teas, Spices... and Numerous Miscellaneous Articles to be Sold by Auction, by Mr. Chubb, on the Premises of Mr. H.C. Dewes.... on Wednesday, November 15th, 1854. Third Days's Sale. Poster, size 17" x 11", 1" repaired tear. ('Fine orange pekoe 2lb., finest hyson 1lb., finest gunpowder 2lb...') 4 columns, 190 Lots. 1854. £22.00

  208. Foxton BOND of John Tyler, of Foxton, weaver, to mary Phesant, for 6.3s. On paper in English and latin, 1p sm. folio. Signed and witnessed. Good wax seal with coat of arms. 1675. £16.00

  209. Leicester GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXIII N.E., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in right-hand margin. A few marks in margins. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1899. £22.00

  210. Lutterworth, Wigston Magna GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXIII.S.E., size approx. 12" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1898. £22.00

  211. Market Harborough PARTICULARS, PHOTOGRAPHS, & PLANS OF A COMPACT FREEHOLD RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY With 89a. 0r. 27p. of Rich Feeding Land known as the Westbrooke House Estate, Little Bowden, Market Harborough. Folio, with 3 illusts on 2 sheets, 2 folding plans, 4pp, original wraps, spine partly split, vertical folds with some wear to centre of pages, some repairs to margins and to maps. c1910. £18.00

  212. Morden (Robt.) LEICESTERSHIRE Map coloured in ouline, size 14" x 16". Approx. 6 marginal tears at top edge, two reaching into border, repaired on verso. Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham & John Churchil. c1700. £50.00
    From the 1695 edition of Camden's 'Britannia'.


    Leicestershire Acts


  213. Castle Donington AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Meadows.... within the Lordshid or Parish of Castle Donington.... find the rest 1778. £22.00

  214. Hoton AN ACT for vesting the settled Estates of Thomas Bennett the younger and Elizabeth his Wife, in Trustees.... 9pp. Pages slightly browned and brittle at edges. 1778. £15.00

  215. Kegworth AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Arable Fields, Open Meadows.... within the Parish of Kegworth.... 30pp. 1778. £20.00

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

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    London


  217. Chiswick AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to Sell by Auction.... Two Freehold Residences known as 'Heathfield Cottage' & 'Burlington Cottage'.... facing the Common and having a frontage to Heathfield Terrace.... Size aprox. 35" x 22", couple of short tears to margins, and partly split at centre where once folded, neat repairs to verso. 1889. £12.00

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

  219. Lavender Hill PHARMACIST'S LABELS for Banbury & Co., approx. 20 small labels, for Developer, Lavender Water etc. c1920. £10.00

  220. London & North Western Railway SUBURBS OF LONDON and Stations South of the Thames. Trains from Willesden Leave as Follows.... Handbill printed in blue, giving details of trains and plan on verso. Folds. 1886. £10.00

  221. Smith & Sons PLAN OF SOUTH LONDON by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S. Coloured plan, scale approx. 3" to 1 mile, size 22" x 32", linen-backed, folding into printed cloth wraps, 8vo. 1899. £16.00

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    Norfolk


  222. Carleton Rode TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by D. Morley, on Wednesday, the 19th of July, 1837.... at the Adam and Eve Inn, Carleton Rode.... the Following Desirable Property.... Handbill, size 11" x 8". 1837 £14.00
    Describes two losts, with occupiers, etc.


  223. East Dereham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Several Cottages in Swanton Morley Which Will be Sold by Auction.... on Friday 19th September 1862.... 4to, 5pp, folds. Headings printed in attractive type-faces. Notes on prices etc. in pencil and ink. 1862. £15.00

  224. Hardwick & Wacton PARTICULARS AND CONDIITONS OF SALE of Agricultural & Cottage Property Comprising Desirable Small Holding, Eleven Cottages, and an Enclosure of Arable Land..... to be sold by Auction.... Saturday, June 25th, 1910.... Folio, 4pp., folded. 1910. £10.00

  225. Jarrold & Sons MAP OF THE CITY OF NORWICH Compiled fom the Latest Surveys. Plan size 20" x 19", traces of folds, linen-backed. Three reservoirs hand coloured and labelled in large blue letters. c1890. £12.00

  226. Mattishall PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Very Desirable Property situate at Mattishall.... to be sold by Auction by Mr. Butcher at the Swann Inn, Mattishall, on Wednesday the 9th Day of August, 1848. Folio, 4pp., folded. 1848. £15.00

  227. North Elmham PROBATE of the Will and Codicil of John Chapline, farmer. 2 vellum sheets, 24" x 25", with smaller printed certificate, paper seal. 1856. £8.00

  228. Thetford REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF THETFORD 3pp, with a folding Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale " to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. c1832. £18.00

  229. Wreningham PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Estates at Wreningham.... to be sold by Auction by Mr. Jno. Standley on Wednesday the 5th day of Dec. 1860. Sm. folio, 4pp., folded. 1860. £8.00

    Norfolk Acts


  230. Aylsham, Oulton, Guestwick AN ACT to Authorize the Trustees of the Manors and Hereditaments devised and settled by the Will of William Earle Bulwer, Esquire, to raise Money to discharge Incumbrances affecting the same. 51pp. 1827. £20.00
    Refers to bequests to poor, to servants, husbandmen etc. With Schedule of lands in the Manors of Thirning and Bristol Mawthies, and Schedule of Indentures.


  231. Carleton Rode AN ACT for Dividing, allotting, and inclosing, the Wholeyear inclosures, Common Fields.... within the Parish of Carleton Rode, in the County of Norfolk. 21pp. 1777. £22.00

  232. Crownthorpe AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds in the Manor and Parish of Crownthorpe.... 20pp., page edges dusty. 1777. £22.00

  233. Felthorpe AN ACT for.... Inclosing the Dole or Heath Lands, Commons, and Waste Grounds within the Parish of Felthorpe, in the County of Norfolk. 22pp, some light browning. 1777. £18.00

  234. Great Yarmouth AN ACT for constructing and maintaining a pier at Great Yarmouth.... 19pp., includes schedule of charges for people and goods. 1853. £16.00

  235. Little Cressingham AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... within the Parish of Little Cressingham.... 21pp. 1777. £22.00

  236. Norfolk Estate AN ACT for vesting the Estate late of William Kemp Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, pursuant to Articles, and for applying the Purchase money for the Benefit of the Children of the said William Kemp.... 15pp. 1753. £15.00

  237. Tacolneston AN ACT for dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Tacolneston.... 24pp. 1778. £25.00

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    Oxfordshire

    ADMISSION OF DISSENTERS TO OXFORD

  238. Baxter, Oxford, Printer THE OXFORD DECLARATIONS Pamphlet 4pp., folio, 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.'


  239. Bicester POSTER advertising the sale by Auction at Bicester Market of a Portable Steam Engine made by Messrs Barrows and Stewart of Banbury, together with Threshing and Finishing Machine, Size 17" x 12". 15th Aug., 1879. £14.00
    With brief description of the machines.


  240. Swinbrooke, Oxfordshire SWINBROOKE ENCLOSURE AWARD Manuscript on 48p, folio, in a neat hand, covering sheet titled 'Draft of Swinbrooke Enclosure'. Some later amendments. 1814. £38.00
    Sets out various allotments in detail.


    Oxfordshire Acts


  241. Barrington AN ACT for Making, Improving and Keeping in Repair the Roads leading from Barrington to Campsfield and Enslow Bridge... 15pp. 1834. £12.00

  242. Oxford AN ACT for enabling a married Person to hold and enjoy the Office of Warden of Wadham College in the University of Oxford. 3pp., small tear in margin. 1806. £12.00

  243. Oxfordshire AN ACT for repairing the Roads leading from Henley Bridge.... to Dorchester Bridge, and from thence to Culham Bridge.... 20pp. plus cover leaf, some off-settings. 1736. £14.00

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    Shropshire


  244. Bridgnorth VOTING PAPERS Five single sheets, size approx. 7" x 10", printed on one side only, for the election November 1st 1841, listing four names of candidates for Councillors of the Borough, with address and occupation, 2 for one set of candidates 2 for another set, signed by four different voters, with house he is rated for, and parish. All four papers have stab holes at centre. 1841. £30.00

  245. Shrewsbury ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Lady Keane to leasehold premises situate in the Quarry near the town of Shrewsbury. 3p folio. 1823. £14.00
    Details title from 1806.


  246. Shrewsbury NOBOLD GRANGE With Cottage, Outbuildings, Gardens and Grounds.... To be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Alwyne Daborn & Son, at the George Hotel, Shrewsbury, 28th September, 1948. 4to, wraps, with photo on front wraps, 7pp, photos. 1948. £8.00

  247. Walker (J) & (C) SHROPSHIRE. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. 1841. £18.00

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    Somerset


  248. Ashill, Near Ilminster POSTER. Windmill Hill, Ashill, Near Ilminster.... Desirable Freehold Property For sale, Mr H.M. Hext Is instructed to Sell by Auction at the "Ashill Inn," Ashill, on Thursday, Novr. 7th, 1889.... Printed on one side only, size approx. 22" x 17". Chapple, Printer, Ilminster, Dated Ilminster, October 22nd, 1889.... With.... Printed Particulars and Conditions of sale. Folio, completed in manuscript, and signed by one of the purchasers.... With.... Solicitor's Bill. Single sheet, handwritten. 3 items all folded. 1889. £20.00

  249. Bath Floods NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS AND POSTER in 4to folder, titled in MS, with 4 cuttings from the Bath newspapers of 1882 and a large 4to poster dated Gas Works, Bath, Oct. 25, 1882, printed in large letters, requesting Gas Consumers to be economical 'as the FLOOD in the River Avon has Risen to such an unusual extent as to considerably reduce the make and consequently the supply of Gas'. 1882. £18.00

  250. Bath UNVEILING OF THE MURAL TABLET to Admiral Sir Edward Parry at no 27 The Circus, Bath by Sir Martin Conway, M.P. 5p. booklet, wraps, splits at spine. 15th Sept. 1922. £5.00

  251. Bishopsworth, Whitchurch ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17" plus margins, Sheet No. VI.S.W., S.E. Some shading of boundaries. Second Edition without Contours 1885. £16.00

  252. Bristol Channel ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX, engraved surface approx. 24" x 36" dissected and mounted on linen. Shows Bristol & Exeter Railway. Pub. 1809, later c1850's. £24.00
    Covers North Somerset coast from Oare Hill to Wick St. Lawrence, Exton & North Petherton in the South, part of Welsh coast in the North.


  253. Buchanan & Co. CHARD SCHOOL 12 photographic views in card folder. c1910. £10.00

  254. Coombe Down WILL of Jemima Harris of Prospect House, Widow. Extracted from the Principal Registry of Her Majesty's Court of Probate. 20p, sm. folio. First page stained. 1864. £8.00

  255. Corfe, near Taunton LETTER from Henry Leigh to Robert Mattock asking permission to take more turf from Pickeridge Hill 'to complete my little pleasure ground'. 2p., sm. 8vo, with, on adjoining leaf, affirmative reply from Mattock at Pitminster.... together with a letter from Robert Beadon at Corfe complaining about the threat to rights of common, planting of potatoes etc. on the Hill, and that Lady Cooper and Mr. Leigh 'have spined an acre of the best part...' 1p., 4to, with brief reply from R. Mattock on verso 'I have been on the hill and tomorrow morning I will send my keeper up. The first that I find opening any part of the hill I will send a wreath for them...' 1836. £20.00

  256. Crewkerne CERTIFICATE FOR REDEMPTION OF THE LAND TAX Printed folio certificate for Robert Fitchett, signed by Commissioners, with MS inserts. Schedule of 22 fields, gardens etc in Crewkerne, with acreage, occupiers. Includes Folly House, garden in East St. Some minor wear at folds. Together with similar smaller certificate and covering letter etc. 1830. £15.00

  257. Hatch Beauchamp PROBATE of the Will of James Humphreys lately of Hatch Beauchamp, Lime-burner, 3p. folio, with printed vellum probate certificate attached, details in MS., with papered seal. 1841. £14.00
    Refers to his 'newly-erected Inn or Public House called the Five Dials' near Ilminster, and other properties.


  258. Ilminster ASSSIGNMENT of a newly-built dwelling house near the Market Place in Ilminster, Revd. Sumner Smith to Theodore Gidley. With brief schedule mentioning 'elm shelves and deal doors', wine cellar etc. Paper, 29" x 21", wax seals. 1834. £10.00

  259. Ilminster CATALOGUE of Jersey Cattle, the Property of Mr. R.P. Wheadon... For Sale by Auction October 7, 1919. 19pp., 8vo, vertical fold. Prices added in pencil. 1919. £8.00
    Pedigrees in great detail.


  260. Ilminster Free School CASE submitted for legal opinion, on a dispute between the Trustees of William Hanning's Fund for providing exhibitions for completing the education of pupils at Ilminster Free School. 3p, folio, with approx. 1p giving lawyer's opinion. Paper rather browned at edges, outside dusty. 1860. £16.00
    Money for the exhibitions came from lands in Ilminster and Combe St. Nicholas, and from 4 Shares in the University of London.


  261. Kingweston Estate ARCHITECT'S DRAWINGS One for 'Proposed Re-building of Cottages at Charlton Mackrell on the Kingweston Estate, for W. Dickinson Esq.', showing ground floor and bedroom plan, scale 4ft. to 1in., on waxed cotton, size 16" x26", some foxing. Signed Arthur Pictor, Bruton, c1910.... together with.... Kingweston Rectory, Taunton, Proposed alterations and additions, scale 8ft. to 1". Size 18" x 20", shows elevations and plan of 2 floors. Both drawings with wash colour. c1910 & 1933. £16.00

  262. Larcombe & Slee families EXTRACTS from the Register Books of Burials, Baptisms and Marriages in the Parish of Ilminster (Slee family), and Crewkerne (Larcombe family), earliest entry copied being 1716. 4p, sm. folio, signed J. Baker 1837, together with Declaration of John Dunster, Cooper, 1837, regarding his knowledge of John Slee, who had been collector of Turnpike Tolls at the Hornsbury Hill Gate, and afterwards kept a small school in Ditton Street, 3p. 1837. £20.00

  263. Law (Revd. Archdeacon) ACCOUNTS. Solictors or Accountants notebook detailing transactions on behalf of Rev'd Archdeacon Law from Dec. 1828 - Dec. 1863. Payments include "Chief Rent and Land Tax to the Dean and Chapter for your Canonical House 1 15s 2d," "Your proportion of the Chapter's Donation of 50 for the improvement of Shipham Church 8 6s 8d." Each account signed by Henry Law. Sm 8vo cash book, with accounts over 43 double pages in a neat hand, full morocco, gilt titled, spine rubbed. After the Accounts is an inventory of Plate, dated 1885, belonging to Rev. G. James, St. Michaels, Gloucester, covering 8 pages. 1828 - 1885. £36.00

  264. Marriott (J.W), Pr. THE TAUNTON COURIER and Western Advertiser. 8pp., red tax stamp. Recent owners name in top margin. January 21, 1835. £14.00
    Contains numerous announcements and reports on W. Somerset elections.


  265. Pill, Portbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheet, No. II. S.E, on stiff paper. Water features hand-coloured, one boundary area shaded 1884. £10.00

  266. Pitminster AN INVENTORY TAKEN AT LOWTON in the parish of Pitminster the 26th day of May 1830 by William Buncombe and John Colman on the Live Stock, Corn, Implements of Husbandry, Cider, Casks, &c, the Property of the Late Thomas Southwood. 2p., folio, in a clear hand, with prices in neat column.... together with... Amount of Rents Due to THomas Southwood from his Tenants.... May 12th 1830. lists 29 tenants, with sums due. 1p., folio. 1830. £36.00

  267. Pitminster FARM DIARY of Robert Mattock, Lowton House. In 'Renshaw's' Diary, 8vo, card wraps, 2 pages per week, inner front hinge broken. Entry for every day recording work on farm, sometimes with comment on weather. 1871. £50.00
    '23rd February. Drilled about 3 acres of Pocock to common Turnip, stoped by rain. Carrying out wood, Biscombe, hoeing mangold Long Ham, 100ft. of Deal for Flooring Bedroom Lowton...'

    MONMOUTH REBELLION

  268. Roberts (George) LETTER to George Roberts from an acquaintance signing himself 'W. Sharling'(?), dated Roseville, Feby. 12th, 1842, 4p, 4to. Thanks Roberts for the gift of 'the gigantic potatoes', says he is delighted to be able to help with his proposed work on Monmouth. Offers to send him a much better plan, on a larger scale, and some skethes, and gives him detailed information on one of the weapons used by the rebels 'the Rhine scythe.... I suppose when at Weston we could have seen one of them in almost every cottage and Farm house and also another weapon called the staff-hook which is an old reap-hook fixed on a long pole for the purpose of cutting the bottom weeds from the ditches.... of course they were taken as the first formidable weapons at hand....' He claims his own information is more reliable than Lock's (author of 'The Western Rebellion') '.... in one instance my information was from a Tailor who died last year at the age of 96 whose Master (Tailor Arthur) was a Boy keeping sheep on the moor at the time the Battle was fought - Wade knew not the situation of the Rhines &c which were by no means deep at that time of the year....' Offers to procure a drawing of 'the sword of Mary Bridge'. 1842. £65.00
    Roberts book on the Rebellion 'The Life Progresses, and Rebellion of James, Duke of Monmouth' was published in 1844. Roberts also wrote books on Lyme Regis, the Axe, etc.


  269. Shepton Beauchamp SCRAP - BOOK. Containing photographs, news cuttings, including a 1 page typescript on Shepton Beauchamp. The news cuttings are from various newspapers and include the Somerset County Gazette and the Methodist Times. Oblong folio, half cloth, unlettered paper boards, 36 leaves with items pasted to both sides, and usually a manuscript note as to where the cutting was taken from, includes 7 photographs of the Carnival Procession in 1935. 1926-38. £34.00

    WILLIAM BECKFORD INTEREST

  270. Smith Bros., West Gate, Bath PRINTING BLOCK size 3" x 2", metal block on thick wooden base, for advert. for 'Beckford' Old Scotch Whisky, 45s per dozen. With view of William Beckford's Lansdown Tower, rising up among trees. n.d. 1920's? £20.00

  271. Staple Fitzpaine LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1871-2, 1878-9, 1887-8, 1894-5, 1905-6, 1908-9. Folio, 6pp in each, with details of 20-40 properties etc. entered in MS, folded, printed in columns with entries for Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. 7 items in all. 1871-1909. £20.00

  272. Taunton - Chard Railway Line LETTER AND ACCOMPANYING PLAN of land near Chard Reservoir to be sold to a lady at Seaton. Typed letter, 2pp., from British Railways at Slough, affixed to plan size 14" x 28", scale 2 chains to an inch. 1966. £10.00

  273. Taunton BILL of Edward Dyer, Importer of Foreign Wines & Spirits, on five 4to sheets with engraved heading. Lists purchases of gin, port etc. from Jan. 1890 to March 1892. Recipient un-named. 1892. £5.00

  274. 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

  275. Templecombe PARTICULARS Plans and Conditions of Sale of Freehold Estate.... comprising 2 Excellent Grazing or Dairy Farms.... George Richard will offer for Sale by Auction at the Royal Hotel, Templecombe.... June 16, 1903. Folio, 6pp., folio, wraps, 2 large folding coloured plans. Page edges dog-eared, small hole in corner of front wrap. 1903. £26.00
    Concerns Yew Tree Farm and Coombe Throop Farm.


  276. Tetton House LETTER to Mr. Mattocks, written in the 3rd person from Mr. Herbert, dated Tetton Sept. 2nd 1843, asking him to accept a haunch and side of venison from his brother's park at Pixton. Thanks him for allowing him to use peat from his land for his garden. 1p, sm. 8vo, remains of wax seal at corners. 1843. £8.00

  277. Valentine & Sons PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW ALBUM OF BATH 20 views, oblong 8vo, gilt boards, stitching becoming loose, cloth split down spine. c1905. £9.00

  278. Walford MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT of Juliana Yonge, sister of Sir George Yonge of Escott in Devon, on her marriage to Henry Sanford of Walford in Somerset. 56p., folio. Many corrections and amendments... together with.... Draft Will of Henry Sanford, 1821, 14p. folio, many amendments. 1785 & 1821. £20.00
    Refers to Waltham House and lands in Much Waltham, Essex


  279. Yeovil RULES AND REGULATIONS AND SCALE OF CHARGES for the use of the Town Hall, Ante- Room and Corn Exchange. Printed sheet, foolscap size, giving conditions and charges, on adjoining leaf is form of Application for Hiring the Public Rooms. Small edge tear, form slightly browned. July 1890. £12.00

  280. Yeovil WILL of James Upton, of Yeovil, Gentleman. 3p., sm. folio. 1782. Official copy circa 1830. Requests his vault to be covered with 'an Hambdon Hill Stone with an inscription to be engraved thereon very deep'. 1830. £16.00

    Somerset Acts


  281. Bath Improvements AN ACT for better paving, cleaning, lighting, watching, regulating and improving, the City of Bath, and the Liberties and Precincts thereof.... 44pp. 1814. £18.00

  282. Bath Land AN ACT for vesting in the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the city and borough of Bath the Bath Commons or Freemen's Estate, and to provide compensation to the Free Citizens of the same city and borough for their interests therein, and for empowering the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses to acquire by agreement and to demise and manage Lands for a Public Park..... 20pp. 1879. £12.00

  283. Bruton AN ACT for more effectually repairing several Roads in and near the Town of Bruton.... 14pp. 1831. £12.00

  284. Ivelchester Roads AN ACT for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act.... for keeping in Repair several Roads leading from the Town of Ivelchester.... 20pp. 1821. £12.00

  285. Mells A BILL to impower the Guardian or Guardians of Thomas Horner, Esq., an Infant, for the Time being, to make Leases, and Copyhold Grants, of his Estates in the County of Somerset.... 9pp. 1751. £28.00
    Refers to Manor of Mells and Leigh, Doulting and Stoke-Lane, Rectory of Donyett, Manor of East Cranmore, etc. An earlier Thomas Horner who purchased the Manor or Mells was the hero of the nursery rhyme.


  286. Portishead Inclosure AN ACT For inclosing Lands in the Parish of Portishead.... 18pp. Folio, full roan, bound with several blanks, marbled endpapers, stamped `Town Clerk, Bristol.' at foot of front cover. 1814. £20.00

  287. Shepton Mallet Water AN ACT for more effectually supplying with water the Town of Shepton Mallet and the Neighbourhood thereof.... 8pp. 1859. £10.00

  288. South Petherton AN ACT for Inclosing Lands within the Parish of South Petherton.... 26pp. 1836. £17.00

  289. Taunton Roads AN ACT for amending the several Roads leading from the Town of Taunton, in the County of Somerset. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 26pp, modern cloth boards. 1752. £18.00

  290. Weston-super-Mare Marine Lake AN ACT for incorporating a Company with power to construct a Marine Lake at Weston-super-Mare.... 11pp. 1889. £14.00

  291. Wilton and Staplegrove Lands AN ACT for confirming an Exchange of certain Lands in the Parish of Wilton in the County of Somerset, heretofore Part of the Augmentation of the Perpetual Curacy of Hill Bishops otherwise Bishops Hull, in the same County, for certain Lands in the Parish of Staplegrove in the same County.... 10pp. 1848. £12.00

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    Staffordshire


  292. Burton on Trent, Uttoxeter GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII S.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margin. 1900. £22.00

  293. Grindon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate consisting of Several Farms and Inclosures.... also a Capital Water-Corn-Mill in Full Trade, Working Three Pairs of Stones.... part of the Family Estate of the late Maj.-General the Hon. Sir Bridges Henniker Bart.... 8pp., folio, with folding hand-coloured map showing the River Hamps, etc. 1834. £42.00

  294. Tamworth, Lichfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII N.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margins. 1901. £22.00

  295. The Potteries PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Several Fine Farms, Thriving Plantations, Dwelling Houses and Cottages, the Well-Known Wetley Rocks Stone Quarry, the Capital Flint Mills and Works at Consall and Cheddletony.... the Valuable and Important Woodhead Colliery & Railway, close to the Town of Cheadle.... Parly bounded by the Trent and Mersey Canal, and intersected by the Churnet Valley Railway.... which will be sold by Auction.... 21st day of September, 1848.... 11pp., folio, each lot with detailed Schedule, to fine folding hand-coloured plans, one of which is a detailed map of the river and canal with Consall Flint Mills, and inset plans of Cheddleton Mills and the Woodhead Colliery. 1848. £65.00
    Contains much detail on the Flint Mills and the Colliery: 'The Consall Flint Mills.... possess vast exclusive Water-power on the river Churnet.... Three of the water-wheels are of iron, of very large dimensions. The slop is discharged from the Refiners direct into the Boats on the Canal, and the Flint and other mateirals are landed at once on the Bank close to the Kilns....'


  296. Walsall GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII.S.W, size approx. 12" x 14", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1912. £24.00

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    Surrey


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


  298. Bexhill PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Eleven Plots of Freehold Building Land, and Four Well-Built Cottages with Gardens to be Submitted to Public Competition by Messrs Woodhams & Son.... 13th day of August, 1881. 4pp., folio, pasted onto page of Conditions is tracing paper plan of lots. 1881. £16.00

  299. Charlwood 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. Various areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales, and marked with dates. Surveyed 1873, revised 1895-6. £28.00
    Covers Gatwick Race-course, Rusper, Horley.


  300. Chertsey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No XI, N.W. etc. Made up of quarter sheets, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. A few small areas outlined in red. Second edition 1920. £16.00
    Covers Shepperton, Weybridge, part of Egham.


  301. Godstone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, sheet XLII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Water features coloured, and road coloured, a few fields top left shaded. Bottom third of map south of boundary is blank. 1871. £30.00

  302. Guildford CATALOGUE OF ONE HUNDRED HEAD OF JERSEY CATTLE from the Herds of Distinguished Breeders, For Sale by Auction at Guildford Cattle Market, Nov. 6, 1919. 28pp., sm. 8vo. 1919. £7.00

  303. Rotherhithe AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Will Sell by Auction.... Ten Long Leasehold Dwelling Houses.... Oldfield Road.... Size aprox. 35" x 22". 1897. £12.00

    Surrey Acts


  304. Chertsey AN ACT to enable His Majesty to grant the Inheritance of certain Manors.... in the Parishes of Byfleet, Weybridge, Walton, Walton Leigh and Chertsey.... to His Royal Highness Frederick Duke of York.... 11pp. 1804. £12.00

  305. Epsom AN ACT for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads from Epsom through Ewell to Tooting, and from Ewell to Kingston upon Thames.... 24pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Some slight foxing. 1755. £16.00

  306. Fulham AN ACT to explain and amend an Act.... for building a Bridge cross the River of Thames, from the Town of Fulham, in the County of Middlesex, to the Town of Putney.... 5pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Paper slightly darkened. 1728. £14.00

  307. Guildford AN ACT to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of The Holy Trinity in Guldeford.... to sell divers Houses, Lands.... in the said Parish.... towards rebuilding their Parish Church.... 16pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Some slight foxing. 1755. £17.00

  308. Richmond AN ACT for enabling Their Majesties to enfranchis Copyhold Lands holden of the Manor of Richmond, and for enabling His Majesty to shut up a Lane leading from Richmond Green to the River Thames.... 5pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Attractive woodcut initial letter. 1772. £16.00

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    Sussex


  309. Burpham, Parham Park ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet L. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. £30.00

  310. Buxted Park, Cowden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XXVIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1894. £30.00

  311. Eartham, West Burton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XLIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Two areas around Slindon Park outlined in colour-wash. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

  312. Eastbourne, Willingdon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Two small crosses at houses in Eastbourne marked 'Miss Brodie hall's 5" Rainguage Osborne House', and 'Mrs. Sheward's 8" Raingauge Wilmmington Square'. Wells and springs marked with a red dot and numbered neatly. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1894. £30.00

  313. Hailsham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable and Productive Farm, situate in the Parish of Hailsham known as The Grove Land Lymer's and Dunsing's Farm.... for sale by Auction at Diplock's Assembly Room, Eastbourne.... 14th August, 1871. 4pp. plus folding cold. plan, 2" split along one fold in particulars. 1871. £20.00

  314. Hailsham PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Valuable and Productive Farm.... Known as The Grove Land.... for Sale by Auction at Diplock's Assembley Rooms, Eastbourne, 14th August, 1871. 2pp., sm. folio, small tear. 1871. £15.00

  315. Iford, West Firle ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXVII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

  316. Litlington, Eastdean ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Coloured geologically to show different soils, key in margin. Marked to show two proposed wells, with some section lines, presumably by Water Board. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

  317. Mayfield, Burwash Wheel ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1878. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1895. £28.00

  318. Stanmer, Westmeston ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Area around Plumpton and Westmeston colour-washed in different shades to show 5 different soils, key in margin. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1892. £30.00

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


    Sussex Acts


  320. Aldingborne AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing an open Waste or Common called Westergate Common.... 24pp. 1777. £25.00

  321. Brighton AN ACT to authorise the Sale of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton.... 4pp. 1849. £12.00

  322. Lewes AN ACT for repairing the Roads from the North End of Malling Street, near the Town of Lewes, to Witch Cross.... 32pp, plus cover leaf. Paper slightly darkened. 1752. £16.00

  323. Newhaven AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Ouse, at Newhaven.... 24pp., plus cover leaf. 1784. £18.00

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    Warwickshire


  324. Hill TO THE PARISHIONERS OF ST. JAMES'S, HILL Printed letter from the Minister, Montagu Webster, to the Parishioners on the occasion of the Rev. Richard's appointment as curate. 1pp, 4to, some foxing, blank adjoining leaf, folded and addressed to Mr. Jackson at Little Sutton. 1882. £12.00

  325. Parkfield PENCIL DRAWING of a large detached house with Georgian portico, path leading up to front door, walled garden with beds of shrubs, trees, foxgloves etc., edged with small shrubs. Drawing size 9" x 12" between borders, in ivory mount, overall size 16" x 18", titled in pencil in bottom margin 'Home of Mr & Mrs. Edward Haycock, Parkfields, Coventry.' On verso is written 'Where Sarah Snaly(?) was born'. Extremely detailed and attractive drawing in soft pencil showing all the architectural details of the house such as cornicing under the eaves, columns at windows, fanlight, etc. c1850. £65.00

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    Westmoreland


  326. Darton (W) WESTMORELAND Divided into Hundreds and the Parliamentary Divisions. Folding, hand-coloured map, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 14" x 19", folding in original sm 8vo cloth covers, gilt title, cloth frayed at top of spine. With engraved vignette view of Winander Mere, Reference tables to the hundreds, Market Towns and Market Days. Slight browning along top of vignettes, some minor off-setting. London, W. Darton & Son, Holborn Hill. c1835. £40.00

    LARGE SCALE HAND-COLOURED MAP

  327. Greenwood (C & J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WESTMORLAND From an Actual Survey in the Years 1822 & 1823. Most Respectfully Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County. Large hand-coloured engraved map, coloured in hundreds, with an engraved inset View of Appleby. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Overall engraved surface approx. 39" x 48", plus margins to sides, edged with tape, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to roy. 8vo, contained within a contemporary full calf box, in the form of a book, leather label on spine. A nice copy. Greenwood, Pringle & Co. No. 13 Regent Street, Pall Mall, London. Published Jan. 1st 1824. £420.00

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    Wiltshire


  328. Beckington PARTICULARS of the Sale by Auction of.... 'The Foresters' Arms Inn' and 'The Weaver's Arms Inn' situated at Dilton Marsh.... Trowbridge, 21st December, 1896. 4to, 3pp, vertical fold. 1896. £12.00

  329. Brinkworth AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of 2 Brick-Built Cottages with Good Gardens, Capital Orchard.... Printed in large type-faces, with brief description of three lots with tenant, acreages. Size 16" x 13", small hole with loss of some letters at bottom corner, some slight off-setting. 1859. £17.00

  330. Chilton Foliatt, Ramsbury TO BE SOLD BY TENDER About Fifty Acres of Capital Underwood Growing on the Littlecote Estate. Poster size 16" x 11", fold, some slight off-setting of print. Lists various coppice lots. Oct. 30th, 1862. £18.00
    'Richard Hale, Woodman, in the Park, will show the Lots.'


  331. Highmar (Frank) Lithographer OLD SARUM with ancient view of City and Castle taken in 553. Plan size 20" x 22", folding into card wraps. c1890. £10.00

  332. Lucas (George Cobley) PLAN OF THE CITY OF SALISBURY. With the New Parliamentary Boundary. Engraved plan, size appox. 28" x 25", plus margins, just a narrow margin on the left hand edge. few marginal tears, and with two slightly longer tears, not affecting engraved surface, neatly repaired to verso, line of border, cropped to one lower corner. With a table of References, Extract from The Boundary Act, and an Explanation. A few light pencil pencil lines and notes, showing railways lines, tunnels, 'light ploughing ground,' etc. 1833. £140.00
    Very Scarce. A detailed map showing buildings, names of roads and main buildings, etc.


  333. New Swindon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Block of 11 Well Built Houses, Nos. 1 - 11 Queen Anee's Buildings.... Ocuupying a commanding position in the important thoroughfare of Faringdon Street, to be Offered for Sale by Auction.... June 27th, 1888. 6pp., folio, folded, with double page coloured plan. 1888. £22.00

  334. Pewsey PROBATE of the Will of Joseph Holbrook, Land Surveyor, died in South America. Vellum sheet, browned, 18" x 22", with probate certificate and seal attached. 14th Dec. 1822 £10.00

  335. Salisbury WEBB & CO., ART CABINET MAKERS In the English Renaissance Style. Advertising leaflet, decoratively printed in brown on pinkish backgound, 4pp., size 8" x 11", illustrating fireplaces, columns etc. Article on 'A Renaissance Mantel by Messrs. Webb & Co.' from 'Cabinet Maker & Art Furnisher reprinted. Trace of vertical fold. 1886. £15.00

  336. Swindon, Devizes etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Eighteen maps, scale 1: 25,000 (2" to the mile), each sheet approx. 18" x 19". Sheet Nos. SU06 (Devizes), SU27 (Ramsbury), ST85 (Trowbridge), SU28 (Shrivenham), SU08 (Wootton Bassett), ST83 (Mere), ST84 (Warminster), SU18 (Swindon), ST86 (Bradford), SU07 (Calne), ST93 (Fonthill), SU37 (Lambourn), ST88 (Hullavington), SU16 (Marlborough), SU26 (Great Bedwyn), ST92 (Donhead), SU17 (Chisledon), SU36 (Hungerford). Provisional editions, 1950's. £22.00

  337. Wiltshire Yeomanry Cavalry THE CEREMONIAL used at the Consecration of the Standards presented by The Rt. Hon. Lady Bruce to the Regiment of Wilts Yeomanry Cavalry, on Beckhampton Down, June 13th 1798. 3pp., sm. 4to., traces of folds, woodcut tailpiece with cherub. 1798. £35.00

    Wiltshire Acts


  338. Cherril, Calne, Studley Bridge Roads AN ACT for Enlarging the Term granted by an Act.... Intituled, An Act for the better Amendment of that Way which leads from Cherril through Calne to Studley Bridge.... and for extending the Road so to be amended.... Black Letter. Cover leaf + 4pp. 1726. £12.00

  339. Chippenham AN ACT for Vesting the Messuages and Hereditaments settled on the Marriage of Henry Burnet, Esquire.... to convey the same to Henry James Brooke.... and for laying out the Money to arise by such sale in the purchase of other Estates.... 11pp.. 1813. £12.00
    Refers to premises in St. Mary Street.


  340. Chitterne Saint Mary and Chitterne All Saints Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Chitterne Saint Mary and Chitterne All saints.... and for repealing an Act passed in the Reign of His present Majesty.... 20pp. 1815. £16.00

  341. Highworth AN ACT For Dividing and Inclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Highworth.... 33pp. 1778. £24.00

  342. Horsely Upright Gate, Kingsdown Hill Road AN ACT for continuing the Term.... of an Act.... for repairing the Road from Horsely Upright Gate, leading down Bowden Hill.... to the Top of Kingsdown Hill, in the Parish of Box.... 12pp. 1816. £11.00

  343. London & South Western Railway AN ACT for making Railways in Wiltshire from the London and South-western Railway ato the Berks and Hants Railway at Pewsey and Woodborough.... 18pp. 1865. £12.00

  344. Malmesbury Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads from the Town of Malmesbury to Copped Hall Turnpike, Sutton Benger Church, and Dauntsey Gate.... 7pp. 1830. £12.00

  345. Manningford Bohun AN ACT for Dividing, Alloting, and Inclosing the Open Meadow and Common Fields, Common Meadow.... within the Manor of Manningford, otherwise Manningford Bohun, in the Parish of Wilsford.... 13pp. 1802. £18.00

  346. Market Lavington AN ACT for Dividing, alloting and laying in Severalty the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Downs, Waste Lands, and Commonable Places within the Parish of Market Lavington. 15pp. 1777. £24.00

  347. Marlborough Roads AN ACT to continue the Term.... of several Acts.... for repairing the Highways from Speenhamland, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts.... 14pp. 1816. £11.00

  348. Marlborough to Coate Road AN ACT for making and maintaining a Road from Marlborough, to the present Turnpike Road at or near Coate, in the Parish of Liddington.... 36pp. 1819. £12.00

  349. Salisbury Rebuilding AN ACT for repealing so much of an Act.... for the Removal and Rebuilding of the Council Chamber, Guildhall, and Gaol, of the City of New Sarum; and for ascertaining the Tolls of the Market, and regulating the Chairmen within the said City, as requires the Mayor and Commonalty of the City of New Sarum to build a new Gaol.... 12pp. 1800. £11.00

  350. Westbury to Edington Road AN ACT for maintaining and improving the Road leading from Pengate in the Parish of Westbury to a Place formerly called Price's Warren Gate at Tinhead in the Parish of Edington in the County of Wilts, and other Roads near or adjoining the said Roads, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset. 18pp. 1826. £11.00
    Includes a schedule of the land and owners/occupiers concerned.


  351. Willoughby (Earl) Estates of AN ACT for Exchanging Part of the settled Estates of Willoughby Earl of Abingdon in the County of Wilts, for another Estate of greater Value in the County of Berks, to be settled in Lieu thereof.... 12pp, some staining to lower corners. 1767. £16.00
    Concerns Manors of Littleton Tytherington and Littleton Becketts, Wiltshire and Manor of Swinford, Berks.


  352. Wilton, Burcomb, Netherhampton and Fugglestone Saint Peter Inclosure AN ACT for dividing, allotting, and inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Wilton, Burcomb, Netherhampton, and Fugglestone Saint Peter.... 19pp. 1825. £17.00

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    Yorkshire


  353. Barnsley GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 274. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1871. £40.00

  354. Bingley, Shipley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 201. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1868. £36.00
    Covers Manningham Hall, Harden, Eldwick Hall, Tong Park Mills.


  355. 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

  356. Bradfield Moors Yorkshire GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 287. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1869. £30.00

  357. Bradfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 287. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1855. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1865. £30.00
    Covers Bradfield Dale, Ughill, Brookhead Park.


  358. Brampton Brierlow GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 283. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1875. £45.00

  359. Brandon and Byshottles GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XXVI. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin, few short tears to margins. 1872. £45.00

  360. Cadeby, Warmsworth, Edlington Yorkshire GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 284. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins. 1875. £40.00

  361. Denby, Thurlstone Yorkshire GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 273. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins. 1871. £40.00

  362. Dewbury and Heckmondwike Water Works SESSION 1876. PLAN OF THE RIDING OF THE COUNTY OF YORK. Hand coloured plan, scale 1" to 20 chains, size approx. 19" x 18", plus margins, few short tear to margins. Coloured to show the acres of various drainage areas. 1876. £35.00
    Shows existing reservoirs at Dunford bridge, and Windleden, and intended reservoirs at Upper Windleden, Snailsden, and Harden.


  363. Dick (John), Pub. THE HULL ADVERTISER Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., uncut. A few browning spots. Friday July 17, 1846. £15.00
    Contains many adverts. for local schools, auction sales, details of cases in Yorkshire Assizes, etc.


  364. Diggle (James) Borough Engineer HEYWOOD CORPORATION. In Parliament. - Session 1883. Map, Shewing the Parliamentary Limits of Water Supply. Scale 1" to a mile, size approx. 19" x 15", plus margins, hand coloured, key showing Population supplied with water for each area. short tear to one margin, neatly repaired to verso. 1883. £26.00

  365. Ecclesfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 288. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Area around Wadsley Bridge up to Beely Wood Works outlined and shaded pink, lettered 'Proposed Mill Owners Reservoir at Wadsley Bridge Area 178 Acres, Capacity 1098 Million Gallons, Drainage Area 28,00 Acres.' 1855. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1871. £34.00

  366. Hemsworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 263. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1852.4 £32.00
    Covers Ryhill, Grimethorpe Hall, Elmshall Lodge, Newstead Hall.


  367. Huddersfield Waterworks. MAP. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 17" x 27", coloured in outline, with key giving details of drainage areas etc., one tear to top left hand corner, without loss, neatly repaired to verso. MaClure and Co. Litho. to the Queen. March, 1890. £20.00

  368. Kildwick, Steeton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 185. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile, linen-backed. 1853. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1873. £30.00
    Covers Stock Bridge, Cononley, Hole, Black Pots. Numerous Mills, Quarries etc. shown.


  369. Midland Institute of Mining Engineers GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE YORKSHIRE COALFIELD Showing the Sites of the Principal Collieries and Boreholes to Illustrate the Sections of Strata of the Yorkshire Coalfield. Linen backed, dissected, 21" x 27", printed in red and black, with contours. 1927. £18.00
    Apparently accompanied a book on the Strata.


  370. Redcar ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 7. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. Contours shaded in various colours and some heights marked in red ink. 1857. Poor impression of embossed Ordnance stamp, probably c. 1880. £26.00
    Covers Wilton, Marske, Redcar, Kirkleatham.


  371. Rotherham MAP OF THE BOROUGH Scale 6" to 1 mile, shaded to show the original boundaries. Size 23" x 30", some repaired tears, pasted on label 'Rotherham Borough Bill 1879. Plan No. 1 Showing the Original Borough Boundaries'. Some minor repaired tears. 1879. £15.00

  372. Rotherham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 289. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins. 1876. £40.00

  373. Ryhope, Silksworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", linen-backed, fully hand coloured geologically, and with much geological information added in manuscript in neat lettering in black ink. In top margin is written 'Geological information copied at 28 Jermyn Street from the original manuscript map 20th September 1890. The original map geologically surveyed by W. Howell.' Map published 1861, MS information added later. £45.00

  374. Sheffield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, composite map made of two quarter sheets, Sheet CCXCIV.N.E. and S.E., covering most of Sheffield. Borders all round, water features and parish boundaries colour-washed. Size 25" x 18, plus margins. c1900. £18.00

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


  376. South Yorkshire Railway CAPITAL JOURNAL March 1846 - June 1854. Folio ledger, 432 pages, very neatly and clearly written throughout, of detailed accounts under such headings as Proprietor Deposits, Sundries to 1st Call' (and 8 subsequent calls), listing all shareholders etc., Parliamentary Charges, To Conversion of Stock, Sheffield Banking Co., (for River Dun Share Capital, Dearne & Dove Share Capital, Navigation Plant etc.), Deputation & Travel Expenses, Office Expenses (Desks, Safe, Salaries, Chimney sweeping etc.), Printing & Stationery ('Wm. Day. Lithography & Plans 485.00'), Advertising in various newspapers, Land Purchases, Works to Permanent Way, Swinton & Doncaster Account, Navigation Works and Mortgages, Works (Rwy) to C. Bartholomew ('H. Twigg preparing points... 3.15s" etc). The accounts open with 'Proprietors' Deposits' March 10th 1846 and end with 'Finishing Entries' June 1854. These accounts would appear to cover the whole life of the Company. 1846 - 54. £390.00
    Presumably this Railway was one of the small railways incorporated into the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway in 1854.


  377. Thurlstone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 273. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 3 red lines (pipe-lines?) drawn from Thurlstone northwards past Cannon Hall, small area at Walk Mill shaded. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1887. £32.00
    Covers Peniston, Hey Slack, Denby Dale.


  378. Whitby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 32. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1853. Bottom part only of embossed Ordnance stamp in top margin, circa 1870.. £32.00
    Covers Sandsend, Sleights, High Hawsker.


  379. Willington, Whitworth Yorkshire GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XXXIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin, few short tears to margins. 1875. £38.00

    Yorkshire Acts


  380. Aysgarth AN ACT for dividing and inclosing Aysgarth Pasture and Aysgarth Moor or Common, in the Township and Parish of Aysgarth.... 18pp. 1777. £24.00

  381. Beverley AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts, within the Town and Liberty of Beverley. 22pp., plus cover leaf, attractive woodcut headpiece with ships. 1781. £16.00

  382. Beverley AN ACT for cleansing, deepening, and widening a Creek, called Beverley Back... and for Repairing the Staiths near the said Beck, and for Amending the Roads leading from the said River to the Town of Beverley.... Cover leaf + 13pp. 1726. £20.00

  383. Dinnington Yorkshire AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing certain Open Fields, Meadow, carr, common, and Watse Grounds within the Township of Dinnington, in the parishes of Saint Leonard and Saint John, in the County of York. 34pp. 1778. £22.00

  384. Ecclesfield Yorkshire AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Bolsterstone, in the Parish of Ecclesfield, in the County of York. 21pp. 1778. £22.00

  385. Kexby Estate AN ACT for Establishing, and rendering Effectual, certain Articles for the Sale of the Manor, or reputed Manor, and divers Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments at Kexby, in the County of York, late the Estate of Charles Headlam.... 7pp, some contemporary ink marginlia. 1753. £15.00

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    General


  386. Air Force THREE PHOTOGRAPHS Half plate prints, one titled on verso 'General Allenby's inspection of the R.A.F. at Heliopolis, 108 aeroplanes drawn up and a guard of honour formed by cadet pupils R.A.F.', the other 'Vertical aerial photo of the aeroplanes from about 3000 feet up (showing the hangars etc. and at the top right hand corner the camp of the 4th B.E.A.' and 'Aeroplanes flying past Gen. Allenby'. 'Crown copyright' stamps on verso. 1940's. £15.00

  387. Allen family, Lancashire & Cheshire COPY OF A PEDIGREE drawn up by my father in his handwriting for the information of J. Beever, Solicitor, Manchester, 1835, Thomas Balguy Allen, Coggeshall, Kelvedon, Essex, 1866. Manuscript pedigree size 13" x 33", from Joseph Allen died 1769 to Joseph born 1834. Sketch of arms in corner. 1866. £16.00

  388. Angling AN EPITOME OF THE WHOLE ART OF FISHING wherein are shewn at one view the Harbours, Seasons, Depths &c, for catching all sorts of Fish.... By an An Old Angler. Lithographed in cursive on 4pp. sm. folio. The first page consists of four columns headed by different types of bait with recipes for pastes, types of fly etc., and the inside pages of a double page table with 15 types of fish and columns for Where Found, Depth from Ground, Proper Baits etc. Docket title on verso. Jardine, Litho., 14 Change Alley. Watermarked 1832. £35.00
    According to Westwood & Satchell's 'Bibliotheca Piscatoria' the original broadside 'The angler's assistant....' and subsequent slightly modified reprints were 'a stock article of the tackle makers'.


  389. Arnold (Edwin) TO A PAIR OF SLIPPERS IN THE EGYPTIAN EXHIBITION Picadilly. Manuscript poem inspired by the exhibition. 11 pages of verse on stiff paper, decorated with ink drawings of Egyptian scenes, views on the Nile, Egyptian ladies, interiors, etc. Size 11" x 4", plain morocco covered stiff wraps, lined with pink silk, tissue guards. Schooner Yacht 'Hadassa', July, 1888. £35.00

  390. Blendworth, Hants, & Stansted Forest, Sussex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, sheet LXVIII N.E. and parts of Sussex Sheets XXXIII & XLVII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water features coloured. Slight darkening of paper. 1911. £20.00

  391. Bolshoi Ballet PROGRAMME of the Rank Organisation film starring Ulanova as Giselle, etc. 14pp, 4to, wraps, coloured photos. 1960's. £6.00

  392. Brook (Major T.F) SCENES IN MESOPOTAMIA Being reproductions from eight water colour sketches by Major T.F. Brook. Views size 3" x 5", tipped onto loose grey paper mounts, printed titles, inserted in printed folder. c1918. £12.00

  393. Chrystal (R.S), Pub. PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW ALBUM OF MANCHESTER Thirty four views, some 2 or 4 to a page, embossed cloth boards, oblong 4to, gilt, rubbed, staples rusty hence centre 4 pages loose, first few leaves slightly grubby in margin, some light staining of endpapers. c1910. £14.00

  394. Coins AUCTION CATALOGUE of Spanish Galleon Treasure, to be held at Schulman Coin & Mint, New York, November 27th - 29th, 1972. 121pp., 4to., numerous illustrations. 1972. £8.00
    The treasure was from the Spanish plate fleet which sank in a hurricane off Florida in 1715.


  395. Cooper (J) A GEOLOGICAL MAP OF ENGLAND, WALES & PART OF SCOTLAND Showing also the Inland Navigation, with the Railroads & Principal Roads, by J. Cooper. Engraved fully hand-coloured map, scale approx. 1" - 14 miles, dissected and mounted on linen, size 37" x 26", folding into 8vo blindstamped cloth boards, gilt title, cloth slightly darkened. Below the map are two Geological and Mineral Sections from Land's End to the German Ocean and Whitehaven to Brighton. Detailed Explanation Table inset, with columns, including 'Mineral Character' and a text on left side 'Metalliferous tracts of England & Wales'. Published by J. Cooper. n.d. c1850. £180.00

    SAILOR'S ART

  396. Cowell (John Junior) SKETCHES OF JOHN & GEORGE FROM HOME, By John Cowell Junr. Expressly for His Bother Dot. Ware, Hertfordshire. June 25th, 1842. Book of watercolours illustrating a sailor's life in the Channel around the ports of Dover, Folkestone and Calais. Sketchbook with stiff marbled wraps, paper spine, size 13" x 10", as follows: (i) Decorative roundel filling the whole page, in colour, with the English and French flags crossed, ribbons etc. (ii) title page with title as above in decorative capitals, outlined with 'rope effect' border, on facing page is pasted a wood engraving of English sailors playing cricket at Hong Kong; (iii) short poem 'Accept the scraps that I have done/Of us two jolly boys from home.... ' decorated with border of mooring posts, chains, knotted ropes, filling the whole page; (iv) ink drawing of a sailing ship, from the stern, 'The Three Brothers', with the brothers perched on it, speech bubbles coming out of their mouths. (v) Watercolour of white cliffs, in bluish tones 'Englands pride. George is Climbing Shakespeare and John Stays at His Toe' (vi) Two parallell watercolours of coastal scenes - landscape format, in bluish tones, decorative 'rope' borders, decorative lettering 'French Coast' 'English Coast' with verse about John and George. (vii) Close up view of small boat tossing at sea, cliffs in distance, ink drawing with grey and blue wash 'George and John Without their Cares/At Sea with Folkstone Hovellers'. (viii) Four superb watercolours in subtle brown and blue tones, very fine drawing of ships. Title 'French Couriers', the four paintings titled 'Morning' 'Noon' 'Afternoon' 'Night', each 4" x 5", each with decorative border and line of verse, describing trip from Dover to Calais. (ix) Fine large watercolour in brown tones, with some blue, of a ship with funnel and paddle 'French Mail Packet. Courier of Calais. 23 Septr. 41', coast in distance. (x) Watercolour of two ships approaching jetty 'The Pilots Happiness', decoration of ropes and pulleys around the border. (xi) Watercolour 'The Essex Coast' Figures on the beach, ships, houses, flagpole and jetty. Verse. (xii) Decorated text 'Success in drawing....' (xiii) Ink and wash drawing, reaching right to edges of paper, of the prow of a ship, man figurehead, flag 'The John' etc. humourous verse. (xiv) unfinished watercolour of ship and jetty, possibly done later by a different hand. (xv) Large ink and wash drawing of a ship at sea, verse in decorative border 'Here is the sort/Off Landguard Fort....' (xvi) Ink drawing with sepia wash, boat with two sails, smoking funnel and paddle, tossing near jetty, boy waving 'We, going out to sea - Little George & Johnie'. (xvii) The same boat, in ink and blue tones of wash, with two other boats and buoy, title 'French Boys/Buoys and Girls/Gulls at Sea'. 1841-2. £750.00
    Very fine marine watercolours, obviously painted by someone completely familiar with all the rigging, the whole album done with great humour and style.


  397. Cruchley's IMPROVED GEOGRAPHICAL COMPANION Throughout England & Wales, including Part of Scotland. Fully coloured engraved map, size 37" x 26", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled endpapers with printed detailed label, corner of label torn away. With tables of reference giving 'near Nine Hundred of the Principal Towns' with population in 1801, 1811, 1821. A few small foxing spots. 1827. £70.00

  398. Devon and Somerset GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. XXI, covering Crediton, Dulverton, Ilminster. Scale 1" to 1 mile, engraved surface 25" x 37". Hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled endpapers. Printed from an Electrotype 1884, railways inserted to 1885. Stanford label in bottom margin. c1890. £50.00

  399. Devon and Somerset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps of the Exmoor area, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos VII.N.E/Part of XXXIII (Oare Common, Shilstone); VII.S.W/Parts of XXXII & XLIV (Pinkery; VII.S.E/Parts of XXII,XXIII,XLIV & XLV. (Lanecombe, Dry Hill). 1891. £20.00

  400. Epinal Broadsides of Napoleon VOUS ETES GRAND COMME LE MONDE Fine woodcut, Ingres d'Arches paper, with bright hand-colouring, size 17" x 22", showing Napoleon in Egypt being congratulated by a hat-waving Kleber, amongs camels, tents, the Sphinx, vanquished Arabs etc., explanatory text below. Backed with a folio sheet from a flower book, slight trace of glue in mark about 1" long, otherwise very clean and bright.... together with.... BUONAPARTE TOUCHANT LES PESTIFERES. A similar print showing a God-like Napoleon curing a patient, French officers looking on, Turkish-type buildings in background. De la Fabrique de Pellerin, Imprimeur-Libraire, a Epinal, n.d. c1820 (?). £140.00
    Educational prints for children were produced at Epinal from 1657 onwards. 'The Epinal papers are particularly fond of the Napoleonic Wars and their detailed portrayal of contemporary events has a documentary value for us today' (Bettina Hurlimann in 'Three Centuries of Children's Books in Europe'.


  401. Essex and Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXXIV (Essex), Parts of IV & XI (Kent), 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, area around Ivywall farm shaded blue. 1873. £28.00

  402. Florida, U.S.A. BOND for one thousand dollars: the Territory of Florida acknowledges to be indebted to the Union Bank of Florida in the sum of One Thousand Dollars, which sum the said Territory of Florida promises to pay in lawful Money.... to the President.... of the said Banks on 1st January 1864.... Printed with MS inserts, size 10" x 13". folded, signed by Governor of Florida and Treasurer, with blind stamp of Territory of Florida. Endorsed by President of the Bank on verso, and with later stamps from Agent for Foreign Bondholders, 1870 and 1871. Pinned to it with metal clip is 2p 'Agreement and Coupons relating to the Payment of the Interest in London on the Bond, New-York, 5th September, 1834, signed by Cashier and Attorney, numerous coupons for 30 dollars payable at Thomas Wilson & Co., London, Agents for the Phoenix Bank, all signed by M. Lynch. 16th April, 1834. £150.00

  403. Her Majesty's Theatre SOUVENIR OF NERO Ninth of March, 1906. Presented, With Mr. Tree's Compliments, on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Consecutive Performance of Nero. Booklet with cast list etc., 14 pages of text, plus 10 coloured full-page portraits of the cast, from pastels by Chas. Buchel. Oblong 4to, attractive decorative stiff wraps with picture of charioteer. 1906. £18.00
    Beerbohm Tree played Nero.


  404. Kent and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, made up of quarter sheets, contours in red, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. c1914. £20.00
    Covers Croydon and Beckenham.


  405. Marks & Spencer Penny Bazaar POSTER size 36" x 56", framed and glazed with wooden frame, painted white, and wooden backing, probably originally displayed in a shop. Shows customers in an indoor market in front of a stall with sign 'Marks and Spencer Ltd. The Original Penny Bazaar Admission Free'. Shoppers in Edwardian period costumes, includes boy with toy horse, elegant ladies etc. The stall is decorated with frying pans, stationery, flags etc., vegetable stall in foreground, entrance to market with street beyond seen on right, with the beginning of a word 'Graing...' over the entrance in iron work. Very lively scene in red, green and brown tones. On the wooden backing is written 'Newton Abbot. Picture No. 3'. c1950? £250.00

    LARGE SCALE MAP

  406. McMahon (William) A NEW TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE ISLAND OF SAINT CHRISTOPHER in the West Indies, describing all the Plantations, the Parishes with their respective boundaries, Churches, Towns, Rivers, Gutts, High Ways &c, &c. The whole accurately laid down in the year 1828 By William McMahon Surveyor of the Island. Hand-coloured engraved map size 54" x 72" between borders, scale 5" = 1 mile, 330 yards = 1". Late Victorian mounting on linen, with taped edges, ('Mounted by Stanfords, Cartographers' label in bottom corner), map set into plain paper up to neatline, allowing approx. 2ft. of plain paper at top for rolling, attached at top to large wooden roller, and at bottom to smaller roller with wooden plate with gilt title 'Saint Christopher' attached to it, worn green silk tassel. Large decorative title, scale bars, compass rose, tables bottom left of the 9 parishes, each with 3 columns giving Owner; Name of Premises; Cane Land, Works, Negro Huts, Pasture, Mountain etc. with acreages. List of Subscribers with includes many of the property owners named on the map, Lords Commissioners of the Treasury. Dedication to Lt. General Rt. Honourable Sir George Murray. Each parish lightly colour-washed with darker boundaries, each Plantation shown with boundary outlined in brown, name of the property with owner, houses, gardens, windmills, negro houses or huts, acreage of each field. Layout of the town of Basseterre shown, with street names. "Mount Misery' shown with hachures. Inset of the South East Part of the Island top right, size 25" x 18", on the same scale. Crack in paper running across one Parish table and sea area, reaching 4" into map itself, area of wear at bottom, west of Basseterre, with 3 small chips in paper, the largest one with area of loss approx. " x ". Some minor creasing in sea area, small area of wear in sea area above Parish tables, where paper repaired, approx. 1" square. Paper cracked all the way across the width of the map at the bottom, just below scale bar, not affecting any printing. Some wear of paper below this crack. A tear in linen and paper running three quarters of the width, just below the border, and 3" above where the map is joined to the bottom roller. A failed attempt has been made to repair this on verso with green linen. 1828. £2,000.00
    Not listed in Tooley's 'Printed Maps of St. Kitts, St. Lucia & St. Vincent' (Map Collectors' Circle).


  407. Parliament MANUSCRIPT HOUSE OF COMMONS JOURNAL Folio volume containing 649 pages detailing the proceedings of each session from August 20 to January 9 of the first year of the Reign of Queen Anne. There is an Index at the back with page references for headings such as Felony, Impeachments, Wool, Militia, Controverted elections, private bills etc. Neatly written throughout, one or two minor mistakes in copying, headings for each session and 'Resolutions' and 'Orders' in large decorative Gothic lettering. Some light foxing spots throughout. The manuscript has been rebound in the mid-nineteenth century, half morocco, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, preserving original 18th century calf spine, with raised bands, gilt panels, titled 'Commons Journals F. Aug 20. 1702 - Jan 11. 1702 (sic). Presumably any trace of provenance was lost in the rebinding. 1702-3. £750.00

  408. Piranesi (F) VEDUTA DEGL'AVANZI DEL SEPOLCRO della famiglia Plauzia sulla via Tiburtina vicino al ponte Lugano due miglia lontano da Tivoli. Copper plate engraving, size of engraved surface 18" x 24", plus wide margins. Very slight discolouration across bottom right hand corner stretching about 5" into plate surface. 'Cavalier Piranesi F." below border, bottom left, Nos '801' and '49' top right, 'P.M.' watermark. Paris edition £180.00
    Shows crumbling Roman masonry with inscriptions, village and hills in distance, in foreground a beggar, man loading a mule with barrels, old lady and child.


  409. R.M.S. Queen Mary PROGRAMME of the Day. Cruise to Las Palmas. 28th March 1964. 4p., 8vo, printed in gold on thick black paper.... together with... R.M.S. 'Queen Elizabeth' Programme of Events, March 10th 1947. 3pp., 12mo., illustration of sailors pulling on rope. 1847 & 1964. £8.00

  410. Tarradale, Ross and Cromarty RENTAL of all the Maillers on the Estate of Tarradale, 28th February 1791. 2 double-page spreads on four leaves, sm. folio, giving columns for years in Cultivation, Acreage, Names, Rent, Days Services, Hens, Dozens of Eggs. 40 names listed. With brief signed agreement at end of table granting Colin Dingwall a lease of the house in the Brea of Taradale in return for seven days labour per annum. Repaired tear along one fold, some slight browning. 1791. £30.00

  411. Thornton-Pickard CATALOGUE of cameras. 32pp., 8vo, wraps, illusts. Includes 'Puck' cameras, 'Ruby Horizontal Reflex' etc. c1935. £14.00

  412. 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

  413. West Riding Regiment INDIA'S BRIGHT NEW YEAR Poem composed by Pte. T.J. Brogan and dedicated to the Voyage of the Hired Transport 'Avoca' and the storm she encounted whilst conveying the 2nd Battalion, West Riding Regiment from Natal, South Africa to India. Printed on sm. folio sheet, decorative border, a few small marks, repaired tear at fold. Bangalore, 1897. £10.00

  414. Whitcomb & Tombs, Pr. AUCKLAND Latest Views of the Queen City. 44 photographic views, mainly full page, one folding panorama, oblong 4to, decorative wraps with bi-plane and yachts. c1920. £18.00

  415. Monmouth and Gloucestershire THE WYNDCLIFFE From Littleton Abbey. Watercolour, size approx. 5" x 7". A charming view looking across to the Wyndcliffe with three cattle and two figures in the foreground. mid 19th century. £32.00 -- See Illustration
    Titled, as above, in ink on verso, with the inscription 'For Lillian Gray With Mrs Ludlow's love.'


  416. Yellowstone National Park, U.S.A. WATER COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS Colored From Nature. The Complete Set in Portfolio. Photographed and Published by F. Jay Haynes, 392, Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minn. Twelve hand-tinted photographs, size 5" x 8", in thick card mounts, overall size 9" x 12", ov verso of each view is printed title and list of views. Some mounts foxed, not affecting image. Contained in original plain cloth box, two edges torn along approx. 4". 1910. £190.00
    Views include 'Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone from the Brink', 'Old Faithful Geyser' etc. Haynes was the official photographer of the Park.


  417. York and North Midland Railway Company PRINTED LETTER from the Secretary offering 'one new Share for every 50 Share held by you'. Integral address panel, with penny red stamp and address of Mr. U. Rastrick, Charing Cross. Paper torn where seal broken. 20th Nov., 1843. £10.00
    With initialled MS note that he took 5 new shares.


    General Acts


  418. Brickmaking AN ACT to explain and amend an Act... intituled An Act to prevent Abuses in the making of Bricks and Tiles, and to ascertain the Dimensions thereof, and to prevent all unlawful Combinations amongst any Brickmakers or Tilemakers, within Fifteen Miles of the City of London.... 4pp., plus cover leaf. 1729. £16.00

  419. Bristol and Exeter Railway AN ACT to amend the Acts relating to the Bristol and Exeter Railway, and to authorize the Formation of a Junction Railway, and several Branch Railways connected with the same. 36pp. 1845. £20.00
    Includes 19pp Schedule of the property, owners and occupiers concerned.

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE MANORS

  420. Manors of Compton Magna and Chedworth, Glos; Manor of Winterbourne, Wilts AN ACT for Enabling the Right Honourable John Thynne Lord Chedworth to settle a Jointure on Martha Parker. Spinster, upon their Intermarriage; and for making Provision for their younger Children; and for Explaining the Will of Sir Philip Parker Long, Baronet, deceased.... 27pp. 1751. £18.00
    Concerns the above Manors.


  421. Devon and Cornwall Central Railway Company AN ACT for incorporating the Devon and Cornwall Central Railway Company.... 28pp. 1882. £14.00

  422. Great Western Railway AN ACT to enable the Great Western Railway Company to extend the Line of such Railway.... 24pp. 1837. £12.00
    Mainly concerned with the line from Bristol to London passing through Middlesex.


  423. Great Western Railway AN ACT for enabling the Great Western Railway Company to construct additional Lines and Works, or for conferring further Powers on them in reference to the Henley and Uxbridge Lines.... 20pp. 1853. £12.00

  424. Great Western Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Great Western Railway at Swindon to the London and South-western Railway at Andover.... 22pp. 1873. £12.00

  425. Haileybury AN ACT to enable the Commissioners for the Affairs of India to make Rulwes and Regulations for Haileybury College. 2pp. 1838. £8.00

  426. Insurance AN ACT to explain and enlarge the Powers contained in the Charter of the London Assurance of Houses and Goods from Fire. 2pp., plus cover leaf. 1796. £12.00

  427. Ireland AN ACT for the Union of Great Britain and Ireland. 32pp. 1800. £30.00

  428. Isle of Man AN ACT for carrying into Execution a Contract made.... between the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the Duke and Dutchess of Atholl, the Proprietors of the Isle of Man... for the purchase of the said Island.... 24pp., and folding table, plus cover leaf. Some off-setting of print. 1765. £40.00

  429. Isle of Man AN ACT for more effectually preventing the Mischiefs arising to the Revenue and Commerce of Great Britain and Ireland, from the Illicit and Clandestine Trade to and from the Isle of Man. 12pp., plus cover leaf. 1765. £12.00

  430. Locomotives AN ACT for regulating the Use of Locomotives on Turnpike and other Roads, and the Tolls to be levied on such Locomotives.... 6pp. 1861. £14.00

  431. Mersey, Lancs. AN ACT to protect the Waters of the Mersey and the Irwell and of certain of their Tributaries from certain Obstructions. 6pp., first page with some foxing spots, a few marginal tears. 1862. £12.00

  432. Mining AN ACT for consolidate and amned the Law relating to Metalliferous Mines. 29pp. 1872. £15.00

  433. New Zealand AN ACT to guarantee a Loan for the Service of New Zealand. 10pp. 1857. £15.00

  434. Piracy AN ACT to amend an Act made in the Eleventh year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy. 4pp., plus cover leaf. 1745. £10.00

  435. Recusant's Estates AN ACT for the Application of the Rents and Profits of the Estates forteited by the Attainders of James late Earl of Derwentwater, and Charles Radcliffe. 9pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Decorative initial letter. 1835. £17.00
    Refers to the Manor of Langley, Northumberland.


  436. Rowland Hill AN ACT for settling and securing an Annuity on Lord Hill, and the Persons to whom the Title of Lord Hill shal descend.... 3pp. 1814. £12.00

  437. Scottish Forfeited Estates AN ACT for annexing certain Forfeited Estates in Scotland to the Crown.... and for the better civilizing ane improving the Highland of Scotland; and preventing Disorders there for the future. 14pp. 1752. £14.00

  438. Slave Trade AN ACT for regulating, until the First Day of August One thousand seven hundred and ninety nine, the shipping and carrying of Slaves in British Vessels from the Coast of Africa. 16pp. 1798. £45.00

  439. Smuggling AN ACT for the more effectual Prevention of Smuggling. 10pp. 1805. £17.00

  440. Transportation AN ACT to facilitate, and render more easy, the Transportation of Offenders. 2pp. 1802. £12.00

  441. Wilts. & Glos. AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers of several Acts.... for repairing the Roads from Mead Brook in the County of Gloucester, to Christian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts.... 14pp. 1809. £12.00

  442. Wilts. and Hants. AN ACT for amending the Roads leading from Brickworth Pond, in the parish of Whiteparish in the County of Wilts, through Romsey... to the County of the Town of Southampton. 12pp. Some minor marking in margins. 1824. £12.00

  443. Wiltshire and Hants. AN ACT to continue and enlarge the Term and Powers of An Act.... for repairing and widening the Roads leading from Lobcombe Corner, in the Parish of Winterstow, to Harnham Bridge.... and from the West Corner of St. Anne's Street, in the City of New Sarum, to the Parishes of Landford and Brook.... and from a Place called Hampton Ford, to Lamb's Corner... 10pp, black letter, paper slightly browned. 1772. £12.00

  444. Worcester to Birmingham Roads AN ACT for enlarging and altering the Terms and Powers of Two Acts... for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Bromesgrove to the Town of Dudley, in the County of Worcester, and from the said Town of Bromesgrove to the Town of Birmingham.... Cover leaf + 16pp. 1773. £11.00

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