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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 44

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  1. Barton Regis, Manor of ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between John Lawford of Stapleton Esq. and John Harrison of Bristol, for the purchase of 3 acres of meadow at Little Marsh. On paper, 16" x 12", signed with 2 wax seals. A few small tears along folds, not affecting text.... With.... BOND of John Lawford relating to above transaction. In Latin and English, on paper 14" x 13", signed with wax seal. Worm tracks in three places causing loss of some letters. Outsides dusty. 1712. £20.00

  2. Bristol High Cross RESTORATION Leaflet appealing to 'the mercantile and trading classes' for contributions to the restoration of the Civic High Cross. 3pp., 4to, engraving of cross on front page, appeal, list of Committee and Contributions received. Traces of mount at margin. 1870? £16.00
    Contributors included Rev. Eagles, John Miles, Baillie, Cave & Co. etc

  3. Bristol Times & Mirror Pr. WESTBURY ON TRYM Its Interesting History. From 'West Country Churches Vol IV.' Off-print, 4pp., large 4to, fold, 2 illusts. c1910. £6.00

  4. Bristol Water Works STATEMENT made by the Directors on an Application for a Loan authorised to be raised by the Act of Incorporation. 7p. folio, in a neat hand, tied at corner, signed by Chairman, Secretary, Deputy Chairman.... together with.... five letters to the Secretary, Mr. Bragge, dated Dec. 1847 and Jan. 1848, from Imperial Life and other insurance companies, each declining the request for a loan on the Security of the Bristol Water Works. Each letter 4to, with integral address panel or envelope. Nov. 1st 1847. £40.00
    'New tenants are being laid on daily.... the Company is already enabled to supply some of the most important parts of Bristol from the Springs at Barrow Gurney.... that supply will in the ensuing summer be much extended....'

  5. British Association Bristol Meeting EXCURSION MAP Scale Half Inch to one Mile. Full colour, linen-backed, folding into printed buff wraps. Ordannce Survey 1930. £5.00

  6. Clifton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet Nos. ST5773.SW (College Rd. to St. Andrews Church); ST5673.SE (Observatory to Waterloo St.); ST5774.NW. (Downs Water Tower to Apsley Rd.). Size approx. 17" x 15", Scale 1:1250. 3 sheets. Surveyed 1952, Pub. 1952. £22.00

  7. Clifton Suspension Bridge PRESS CUTTINGS Small folio plastic folder, printed with gilt title, containing 26p of newspaper cuttings and transcripts of radio and television programmes on the 100th anniversary of the opening of the bridge, 1964. Pasted inside front cover are two fine black and white photographs, 6" x 8", of Sir Humphrey Brunel Noble at the bridge. 1964. £20.00

  8. Cumberland Rd, River Avon, Coronation Rd, Greenwaybush Lane, etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet No. LXXV.4.12. Scale 1:500. Engraved surface approx. 25" x 38", mounted on linen, edged with tape, a few manuscript notes for cable runs, slightly dusty. First Edition, 1884, Reprinted 1897. £14.00

  9. Dalton (Edward) COLLECTIONS RELATING TO BRISTOL Scrap book of off-prints from the Bristol Mirror, 4to, paper boards, chipped calf spine, comprising 35 off-prints, mainly printed on one side only, including 19 of the 'Rambling Observations' series on Bristol Buildings, Poem on Prince Albert's Visit to Bristol, Remarks on Rownham Spring etc. Also bound in are a mansucript letter from Sir John Cox Hippesley, Ston Easton, 1820, flyer put out by the Bristol Library Committee to encourage 'in the public mind a greater interest in its favour', setting out the working of the library, rules, types of books held etc., 2pp, 4to, 19th March 1827. With Dalton's bookplate inside front board. Compiled c1840. £38.00

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

  11. Fox (Francis F) CATALOGUE OF THE FAMOUS BRISTOL LIBRARY Formed by the late Alderman Francis F. Fox, J.P. Comprising Bristol Books, Local Topography, Rare Civil War Tracts, Chattertonia.... which John E. Pritchard & Co. will Sell by Auction.... on 26 and 27 February 1930. Original wraps, 32pp. 1930. £18.00

  12. Goulding, Bristol Pr. FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT of the Bristol Branch, of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. 48pp, sm. 8vo. Includes 20pp list of donors. Staples rusty hence wraps loose. 1893. £12.00

  13. Harveys WINE LIST First Edition 1965. Sm. 4to, 72pp., decorative card wraps. Illustrated with drawings of ships by John Gardner. 1965. £20.00

  14. Llewellins & James, Castle Green LIFTING AND FORCING PUMPS ON PLANK Advertising sheet, sm. 8vo, printed on one side only, illustrating a pump, and listing types available, with table at bottom giving quantity of Water each lifts in an hour. n.d. c1870. £18.00

  15. Llewllins & James, Pump Makers, Castle Green ADVERTISING SHEET Size 14" x 9", listing approx. 20 items in 2 columns, with prices and dimensions, including lifting pumps, ship or rum pumps, jack pumps, garden engines, copper brewers' pumps etc. On verso 22 items are illustrated. Horizontal fold. c1860. £45.00
    The firm's Works were on Castle Green. They were 'Pump Makers, Hydraulic and Mechanical Engineers, Coppersmiths, Brass and Bell Founders &c &c.'

  16. Olive (James) ADDRESS TO THE CONGREGATION OF ST PAUL'S CHURCH 3pp., 4to, docket title and imprint on verso. Major & Son, St. John's Steps, Aug. 7th 1822. £16.00
    Letter to the parishioners on his resignation due to ill health.

  17. Redcliffe Street ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE to attend the fee In Trust for Mrs. Dorothy Hutton. Between Thomas Brain, Baker, executor of Nathaniel Hutton of Coat, Westbury on Trym, and Elizabeth Mullins of Bristol to George Smith, Apothecary. 2 large vellum sheets, 23" x 28", 3 wax seals. Vellum yellowed and ink rubbed, hole in one sheet with loss of a few words at fold. 1747. £16.00
    Refers to property in Redcliffe Street and St. Thomas Lane, mentioning names of occupants and former occupants with their professions, which include soapmaker, glass-maker, grocer, victualler.

  18. The Scholastic Trading Co., Bristol NEW BOOK LIST Diamond Jubilee Issue June, 1897.... With.... NEW BOOK LIST August, 1897. Wraps, adverts. 1897. £10.00

  19. Shirehampton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXI.6. Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). Surveyed 1879, revised 1912. Ed. of 1916. £13.00
    Covers Kings Weston House, West Town, Pill, Horseshoe Point.

  20. Sneyd Park PLAN, PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Imposing Residence known as "Netherdown" The Avenue, Sneyd Park.... Half an Acre including Building Plot fronting the Avenue which Pritchard & Co. will offer for Sale by Auction.... on Wednesday, 24th March, 1971. 4to, orignal card covers, 6pp, including plan. 1971. £10.00

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

  22. South Rd, Zetland Rd, Cotham Gardens, etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet No. LXXI.12.24. Scale 1:500. Engraved surface approx. 25" x 38", mounted on linen, edged with tape, a few manuscript notes for cable runs, slightly dusty, tape partly loose from one side. Surveyed in 1881. First Edition 1882. £16.00
    Shows part of Clifton Railway extension.

  23. Sturge & Co. TOBACCO WAREHOUSE Surveyor's report signed by Y. & J.P. Sturge (on the instructions of the Surveyor of City Lands) on the suitability of a Tobacco Warehouse in Back Street for conversion to a `Mart for the sale of Leather'. One and a quarter sides of foolscap, in a clear hand. Oct. 25th l830. £17.00

  24. Tankard's Close Houses TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION On Friday, the 14th of May, 1830, At the Bank Tavern, John Street.... Shares in all those Two Freehold Messuages or Dwelling Houses.... Situate in Tankard's Close, Leading from St. Michael's Hill to Mr Tyndall's Park, Now in the occupation of James Davis and Richard Were.... Single folio sheet, folded, printed on one side, a few edge tears, attached with sealing wax to the manuscript `Conditions of Sale' with signature of the purchaser, amount. 1830. £22.00

    Bristol Acts Parliament

  25. Lighting of Bristol and Clifton AN ACT for lighting with Oil Gas the City of Bristol, and the Parish of Clifton.... and certain Parishes adjacent. 38pp. 1823. £14.00

  26. Port AN ACT for authorising the Bristol Port and Channel Dock Company to raise further money for (amongst other things) the erection or purchase of warehouses, depots, and other buildings and conveniences with their Dock.... 13pp. 1875. £9.00

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

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  28. Anon. A PLAN OF THE TOWN LANDS WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF HELLESTON in the County of Cornwall. 1838. Finely drawn manuscript plan in ink and colour on thick paper, size 47" x 39", scale 2 chains = 1". Section of paper approx. 15" x 4" missing from right hand top edge, wider along top margin, with loss of a very small amount of drawing consisting mainly of the road at the Northern end of Watch lane above the toll booth at the junction with the Falmouth road. Top left hand corner torn away, plus a small piece at top edge left. Large compass rose, scale bar. Covers Helleston Mills and Burial Ground in the North, Nansloe Gate and Clodgy Lane to the South, Watch Lane to the East and River Cober and new Leat to the West. Shows individual buildings shaded in pink, public buildings such as prison in darker colour, individual garden plots, layout of parks etc., toll booths, turnpikes, bridges, quarries, carefully drawn trees with shadows, 'boundary stone buried under road' etc., hachures in grey wash indicating high ground. Each building and field numbered (no key present). Fine red lines with numbers running in different directions across map. Paper dusty and ragged in places down side edges, verso very dusty, a long tear approx. 18" long running from top edge through title and through map surface down to Wendron Street, neatly repaired with document tape, another long repaired tear in blank area. 1838. £165.00

  29. Argall's Series COLOUR PICTURES OF FOWEY 16 coloured photographic views of Fowey, most full page. 1 page of short descriptive notes. Oblong royal 8vo, boards, cloth spine, back board with large circular stain, corners rubbed. c1910. £12.00

  30. Camborne APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES 68pp., printed on one side only, large folio, plain wraps, cloth spine. Printed in columns with Landowners, Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description, State of Cultivation, quantity, Amount of Rent Charge. 1840. £220.00

  31. Camelford OLD DELABOLE SLATE QUARRIES, PRICE LIST Two pages on one side of blue folio sheet folded in two. Introductory letter stating terms ('free on board Port Gaverne'), quotes from De La Beche, Carew etc, table with prices and description and size of slates, ('Ladies', 'Duchesses' etc.), list of 12 types of Flooring, and large slabs. 1861. £40.00


  32. Carlyon Estate PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Farms, Smallholdings, Building and Accommodation Lands, Houses, Cottages and Freehold China Clay Works and Kilns, Rights and Easements Situate at Sandy Bottom, Holmbush, Bethel, Boscundle, Porthtowan, Polglaze.... in the Parishes of St. Austell and St. Blazey.... to be offered by Auction.... 28th, 29th and 30th October, 1946.... 71p., sm. folio, wraps, ragged at spine, stamp of Carlyon Estate Ltd. on front wrap. The 7 coloured folding plans referred to are not bound in but mounted together on a large rough sheet of brown paper, so as to form a sort of composite map. The plans appear to be a preliminary edition and are quite crudely printed, paper rubbed at folds, plan posted to Solicitors at St. Austell on train from Paddington, with GWR labels on verso. 1946. £55.00

  33. Constantine APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE in lieu of Tithes, in the Parish of Constantine. 40pp., large folio, plain wraps with cloth spine. Printed in Columns for Landowner, Occupier, Description, no. on plan, quantity, amount of Rent Charge. 1842. £200.00

  34. Dennis & Sons Ltd., Pub. SOUVENIR OF NEWQUAY 13 coloured tipped in illustration from paintings by Hannaford. 4to, paper wraps, tissue guards. 2 full page views, the others mounted 2 to a page, with one on the front wrap. c1920. £25.00

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

  36. Hart (Claude M) THE CORNISH RIVIERA By Great Western Railway. Oblong large 4to album with 16 tipped-in watercolour views by Hart, one full page, the others 2 to a page... Thick card wraps with mounted illustration, descriptive text on page facing views. Small partion of card chipped away down 3" of spines, silk ties worn. c1920. £40.00
    Views include: Malpas, Housel Cove, Serpentine Cave near Kynance, Cape Cornwall, St. Martins, St. Agnes, Cromwell's Castle, Godrevy Light, Newquay.

  37. Holman Bros, Camborne SOUVENIR OF THE VISIT OF H.R.H THE PRINCE OF WALES 20th May 1926. Oblong royal 8vo., printed wraps, cotton ribbon tie. 8 photographs of the visit, plus page of portraits of Holman family and 5 pages of 'Extracts from the Press.' 1926. £30.00
    'The Prince examines the drill bit after it has bored 17" in granite in 1 minute'.

  38. Holman Bros., Camborne A SOUVENIR OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION WEMBLEY, 1924. Illustrated by 104 photos, oblong roy 8vo, original embossed printed wraps. 1924. £45.00
    Includes 3 photographs of their stand at the Exhibition, aerial view of Exhibition, and of works, close-up views of the different departments at the works showing the machinery and products in detail, some outside views of works, testing quarries with men trying out equipment.

  39. Land's End SEPIA WATERCOLOUR size 5" x 8", titled in margin 'The First Inn in England, by Robt. Johns, Lands End, December 9th, 1810. Shows inn with 6 windows, church tower behind, inn sign protruding, cart and barrels outside door, house with low walll on left. Framed and glazed, recent dull gilt frame, brown mount, size 11" x 13". 1810. £60.00
    Finely painted with good architectural detail.

  40. Lanhydrock Estates PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Agricultural Estates within the Manors of Boskenwyn and Predannack Wartha, Situate in the Parishes of St. Anthony-in-Meneage, St. Keverne, Grade, Ruan Major, Ruan Minor, Mullion, Sithney, Wendron and the Borough of Helston... extending to about 2,649 acres and comprising Pasture and Arable Farms, Accommodation Lands, Tenements, Cottages, Mill, Yards, Woodlands.... to be Offered by Auction.... at the Angel Hotel, Helston, 13th day of November, 1912. 59pp. folio, numerous schedules, plus 20 large folding coloured plans in pocket and rear. Printed wraps, front wrap faded and slightly foxed, edge of pocket on back wrap ragged due to weight of plans. 1912. £150.00
    Includes Trenevas Farm, The Manse, Old Rocket House, Little Gwenter at St. Keverne; Worvas, Treal, Chiballs, at Ruan; Boderlogan, Date's, Hendra, Trewavas, Trillion, Tremenheere, Trevilges, Grambla, Pollard Mill at Wendron, Christophers Tenement at Gweek, Gweek Mill etc.

  41. Lanlivery SWEETSHOUSE Plan showing site of proposed new Cottages. Manuscript plan in ink and colours on cartridge paper, scale 40 feet to an inch. Size 19" x 22". November 1897. £15.00

  42. Launceston BILL of James Prockter, Watch-Maker, Silversmith, Ironmonger &c., for 'a knife for Shilson on Harvey's Commission'. Engraved heading. A couple of rust spots. Sept. 22nd. c1820? £10.00

  43. Launceston Board School BILLS of Launceston Tradesmen for supplies. 10 bills, 8vo and 4to, printed headings. Includes Brimmell's bill for exam papers, registers, slates, etc., McCracken's bill for needles, lace, buttons, Hayman's bill for repairing organ, Cornish and Devon Post for 'Wanted Woman'. 1897. £16.00

  44. Launceston Railway SUBSCRIPTIONS Manuscript on one page, sm. folio, listing 25 'Town Subscriptions' with name and amount contributed, in a fine hand.... together with.... LETTER from John Curland to Mary Pearse, encouraging her support for the railway, saying he is enclosing a 'list of subscriptions for shares the result of the last few days applications.... it indicates a very general wish for the rail....' 2p., sm. 8vo. Oct. 23rd, 1860. £36.00

  45. Linkinhorne LEASE of house in Sutton and three fields in Linkinhorne heretofore in the possession of John Budge deceased, William Hooper to Thomas Broadlake yeoman. Paper, folio, decorative initial letter, small wax seal, wear due to wormholes across acrea where signed by witnesses with loss of a few words. 1698. £10.00


  46. Lostwithiel TO THE KINGS MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTIE The humble Petition of the Countie of Cornwall. We Your Majesties most Loyall Subjects.... do most heartily pray for the Reconcilment between Your majestie and Your Parliament.... do offer themselves most ready to maintain and defend with their lives and fortunes Your Majesties Sacred Person....' Single sheet, printed on one side only, size 13" x 8", laid down on conservation paper, foxing, traces of horizontal fold. Lists names of 42 signatories in three columns, and under that 'His Majesties Answer to the Petition of Cornwall, At the Court at York. 26. June 1642.' Decorative initial letters and floral lines. Loosely contained in recent specially-made folder, marbled boards. Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie: and by the Assignees of John Bill. 1642. £220.00
    'The foresaid Gentlemen subscribed at Lostwithyell unto the Petition.... together with seven thousand more....' Names include, Sir John Trelawny, Neville Blighe, John Arundell of Trerice, Nicholas Kendall of Lostwithiel.

  47. Lovell (A.P), Pub. BUDE 16 views, oblong 8vo, decorative gilt boards, advertisement leaf for Lovellshop in the Strand. c1910. £10.00

  48. Lyon (Wm.), Pub. ST AUSTELL and Neighbourhood. Photographic View Album. 16 views, oblong 8vo., printed on pinkish glossy paper. Decorative gilt boards. c1910. £12.00

  49. Newlyn CONVEYANCE of a share in a house on the green at Newlyn, with fish cellar and boathouse, William Hichins to Francis Hichens, with a Demise from Catherine Hichens for fifty years, of her Dower.... 3 vellum sheets, 7 wax seals. Some slight yellowing. 1812. £16.00

  50. Paul LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement called Woone Gooth in Newlyn, together with right of common of pasture furze and heath, Thomas Vigurs of Penzance to Richard James of Paul. Vellum, 21" x 27", engraved heading, remains of wax seal. 1742. £18.00

  51. Penzance PARTICULARS of the Residential Freehold Property known as 'Kenegie', Gulval, comprising an Old Manor House, remodelled at great expense.... beautiful Old Ground.... etc. For sale by Auction.... Plymouth, 20th September, 1923. 8pp., 4to, photographs and plan. One plate of photos. dusty at edges, staples rusty. 1923. £30.00

  52. Pool Mining Area ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, size 38" x 51", scale 25" to 1 mile, covering the area from Pool southwards to Treskillard. Water features hand-coloured, two areas outlined in wash. Small repaired tear. Second Ediiton 1908. £25.00
    Among mines shown are: Tincroft, Carnbrea, Cook's Kitchen, West Basset.

  53. Salmon (J) Pub. LOOE From Original Water Colour Paintings by A.R. Quinton. Seven views, plus one oval view on front wrap. Oblong 8vo, stiff card wraps, silk tie. Views printed on glossy paper with attractive grey borders. c1920. £18.00
    Includes Polperro, Watergate, The Quay etc.

  54. Sharp Tor Mine LICENCE to work for all Metals and Metallic Ores within a certain District in the Manor of Rillaton, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to Messrs. Defries, Leon & Feeny. 2 vellum sheets, one 22" x 28", the second sheet slightly smaller. Larger sheet has decorative border 2" wide in navy blue and bright red, with Prince of Wales feathers, coat of arms etc. Fine pendant Duchy papered seal, diameter 3". 1907. £50.00
    Sets out limits in detail.

  55. Slee (W), Pub. LAUNCESTON 16 photographic views, oblong 8vo, boards slightly faded, owner's stamp on front page. c1910. £14.00

  56. St. Austell SOUVENIR OF THE VISIT OF THEIR MAJESTIES King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth to the Lower Ninestones Clay Works and East Caudledown Kiln of English Clays Lovering Pochin & Co. Ltd. and the 'Cornish Unit' Housing Site, Bugle on the 29th October 1947. 11 real photographs, tippid in, size 6" x 8" mounted on thick paper in oblong 4to album, printed title page, heavy grained paper boards, front board slightly stained. Tipped inside back board is a photograph of a 'Cornish' house. 1947. £40.00

  57. St. Ives PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Freehold Lands and House Property in the Borough and Parish of St. Ives, Comprising about 21 Small Holdings, Building Land, 139 Houses, Cottages and the Impropriate Tithe Rent Charge on the parish of St. Ives.... to be Sold by Auction.... Sept. 29th and 30th, 1919. 35pp., large folding coloured plan. Folio, wraps rather dusty, staples rusty, pages dog-eared at bottom corner. 1919. £65.00
    Includes lands and tenements at Hellesvean, Carnello, Little Burthallan, etc., houses in The Warren, The Terrace, The Digey etc.

  58. St. Minver PROSPECTUS OF WHEAL ENGLAND AND TREDOWER Silver, Lead and Copper Mines, Situate in the Parish of St. Minver, Cornwall. Single sheet, 4to, printed on one side only, mounted at corners to brownish paper, name of the Bank where plans to be inspected 'Gerrards Hall, Basing Lane, London', entered in MS in final paragraph. Small piece torn from bottom right corner, affecting margin only. November 1819. £50.00
    'The veins already discovered, are two of Silver Lead, and three of Copper Ore, one of the former is about eight feet thick, with fine stones of Silver Lead and tender Quartz.... on which the labourers have driven an Adit from the sea level above 30 fathoms in length....'

  59. Tremaine ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLIII.15, scale 1/2500, size approx. 25" x 38". Some fields coloured in outline. Second edition 1907. £11.00
    Covers Trenake, Talvan, Lancare.

  60. Valentine & Sons, Pub. CORNWALL AND THE ISLES OF SCILLY 56 Photographic Pictures. Some full page, others four to a page. Oblong 4to., decorative gilt boards, 6pp. of text. Some spotting of gilt on boards. c1910. £20.00

  61. Veryan LEASE FOR A YEAR of the tenement in Calendra otherwise Kalenbra in the parish of Veryan, Zacharias Langdon to Henry Coode. Vellum, 19" x 25", 2 small wax seals. Good clean condition. 1830. £8.00

  62. Wadebridge BILL OF LADING for the Elizabeth of Fowey, Thomas Harvey master, now lying at Wadebridge within the Port of Padstow, carrying granite. Size 5" x 10", printed with MS inserts, small vignette of ship and red and white tax stamp. 1884. £7.00

  63. Wendron ASSIGNMENT of a dwellinghouse in Treneer, Mary Winn to John Winn. 3p. sm. folio. Contemporary copy 1858. £8.00

    Cornwall Acts Parliament

  64. Bodmin Jail AN ACT for building an additional Jail, and also a Prison and House of Correction, within the County of Cornwall; and for other Purposes therein mentioned. Black Letter. 16pp. plus cover leaf. Recent cloth boards. 1778. £20.00


  65. Hawkins (Thomas) Estates of AN ACT for Impowering Trustees during the respective Minorities of the four infant Sons of Thomas Hawkins, Esquire, deceased, to make Leases of Estates in the County of Cornwall, to which they are successively intitled as Tenants in Tail under the Will of Philip Hawkins, Esquire, deceased.... 12pp. 1768. £20.00
    Concerns Manor of Cargoll and includes rights to grant Setts.

  66. Fowey and Newquay Estates AN ACT for better enabling the Trusts of the Will of Joseph Thomas Treffry deceased to be executed, under the Authority of the High Court of Chancery, and for other Purposes, and of which the Short Title is "Treffry's Estate Act, 1853." 59pp. Recent cloth boards, gilt title. 1853. £22.00
    There is a 31 page schedule of the property concerned listing Description, Owner/Occupier and Tenure and Rent.

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

  68. Newquay Railway AN ACT for confirming the Title to Lands acquired for the Purposes of the Newquay Railway, Part of "the Treffry Estates".... and for regulating the Railway.... 22pp. 1857. £15.00

  69. North Cornwall Railway AN ACT for constituting a portion of the Railways authorised by the North Cornwall Railway Act 1882 a separate undertaking..... 7pp. 1884. £10.00

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  70. Appledore NOTICE At a Meeting.... to consider what steps should be taken to show loyal devotion and reverence.... the day of the Funeral of our Late Beloved Queen, It was agreed 'That all Shopkeepers close their Shops.....' the loyal co-operation of all Appledore Shopkeepers and Licence Holders is expected. Poster with black border, size 10" x 15", traces of folds. 1901. £18.00

  71. Barnstaple LEASE of a Waste Piece of Ground part of the Strand, near the Square..... The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses to John Law. Vellum, size 26" x 34", inset fully coloured sketch plan size 7" x 7", with scale bar etc., large Corporation wax seal showing a walking bird, signed by Mayor and 3 others. Vellum partly browned. 1808. £25.00

  72. Barnstaple Theatre CERTIFICATE OF ONE THIRTY-SECOND SHARE in the name of William Law of Barnstaple, in the Barnstaple Theatre, for the Term of Sixty Years, and one thirty second part 'of the Scenery, Furniture, Machinery and Fixtures... and the clear Receipts and Profits....' Printed with MS inserts, signed by 4 members of committee. Vellum, 8" x 10", water-stained and creased along bottom edge to a depth of 2" - 1". 1835. £20.00

  73. Besley's EIGHTEEN VIEWS OF DEVONSHIRE. Vignette views, from drawings by G. Townsend. Size of engraved surface approx. 2" x 4", oblong sm. 8vo, cloth wraps, gilt titled. Lacks most of front endpaper, first plate slightly foxed, small grubby mark in margin of last plate. 186-. £100.00
    Views comprise: Barnstaple (3); Appledore: Bideford (2); Westward Ho; Clovelly; Ilfracombe (4); Watermouth; Coombe Martin; The East Lyn; Valley of Rocks; Lynmouth; Watersmeet;

  74. Brown & Rawcliffe, Pub. ALBUM OF VIEWS OF TORQUAY 24 views, oblong sm. folio. Wraps faded and rubbed at edges. Decorative advertisement for the company on back endpaper. c1890. £14.00
    Four views are full page.

  75. Challacombe, Berrynarbor PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Watermouth Estate, comprising Valuable Freehold Farms, Small Holdings.... Fully Licensed Inn.... to be offered by Auction.... August 17th, 1920..... 37pp., folio, wraps, 4 folding coloured plans. Wraps faded and grubby, torn at spine. 1920. £30.00

  76. Charity Schools, Exeter THE ACCOUNT OF MR JOHN DAVEY Treasurer to the Charity Schools in Exeter, From the 21st Day of May 1792, to the 20th Day of june, 1793. Printed sheet, size 17" x 13", decorative border. Lists in left hand column expenses, and right hand column receipts from various rents, subscriptions etc. At the bottom are 5 paragraphs explaining the curriculum, management and funding of the schools. Folds in 6, split along " of one fold, with slight wear, neatly repaired, some minor off-setting. Trewman & Son, Exeter, 1792. £120.00
    Expenses include '113 Pair of Leather Breeches, at 2s...' 'To the Mistress for cutting and making the Girls' Clothes....', 'to Alderman Elliott for Skins....'

  77. Coates (W) COACHMAN SAM 'On the Lynton road in the morning'. 7pp., folio, front wrap shows picture of a four-horse coach on the coast road and inset of 'Coachman Sam' in top hat. n.d. 1930? £6.00

  78. Congdon (L), Pub. THE PLYMOUTH AND DOCK TELEGRAPH and Chronicle. Saturday May 4th 1822. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., two coats of arms flanking title, two vignettes in text. Red tax stamp. 1822. £15.00
    Includes report of loss of the ship 'Confiance', report of a meeting of Subscribers for establishing Steam Packet sailings between Plymouth and Portsmouth, etc.

  79. Daniell (W) LYNMOUTH ON THE COAST OF NORTH DEVON Original hand-coloured aquatint, size of print 6" x 9", plus borders and margins. 1814. £50.00

  80. Daniell (W), Engr. NEAR COMBMARTIN ON THE COAST OF NORTH DEVON Coloured aquatint, size 8" x 11", plus margins. 1814. £50.00
    Shows sailing boats and rowing boat in rough seas, high cliffs.

  81. Dartmouth ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE REGATTA, 1918 Programme, 2pp 8vo, plus title, paper slightly browned at top.... with.... Athletic Sports, April 3rd, 1918, programme, 4pp.... with.... Programme of Sports at Dartmouth, 7th April, 1917, The London Regiment, 7th Battalion, 4pp. All slightly weak at folds, as if removed from an album. 1917-1918 £10.00

  82. Devon & Somerset Stores, Pub. SOUVENIR OF EXETER & NEIGHBOURHOOD 32 photographs, some 2 to a page, oblong 8vo., gilt boards. c1910. £15.00

  83. Devon Epiphany Sessions 1851 ORDERED, THAT THE FOLLOWING AMENDED DIETARY TABLE for the Prisoners in the Devon County prisons, be approved.... Printed sheet, size 17" x 6", giving details of diet (Breakfast Dinner & Supper) of 5 classes of prisoner, plus Debtors, Misdemeanants etc., divided into Males and Females and Children. Folds, address on verso of W. Hodge, Devonport, with Exeter postmark, small piece torn from margin where seal broken. 24th Jan. 1851. £45.00
    'The Soup to contain, per pint, 2oz of raw meat, without bone, 3oz. of potatoes, 1oz. barley or oatmeal....'

  84. Dyer (T.J) Pub. GEMS OF TORRINGTON 8 photographs, brief text on facing page. Oblong 8vo, wraps, with small photo on front wrap. c1920. £8.00

  85. Ermington Batallion, Southern Volunters PRINTED LETTER from the Colonel (named only as 'J.D.B' - Bastard?) to the Lt. Col. of the Regiment of Southern Volunteers, setting out arrangements for the meeting of the Companies on 28th August, ordering them to choose the best men ('500 Men exclusive of Sharp Shooters.... you will select such as appear best fitted for the service.... the Men above 500.... are to be thanked for the spirited manner in which they have come forward and should be requested to hold themselves in readiness for the purpose of being enrolled as Pioneers....'). He asks that the Men be given 'Bread and Cheese and a Quart of Cyder....' Sm. folio sheets, printed on one side only, folds, names and places filled in with pencil. On verso is a rough list of Lt. Colonels and Majors. Haydon, Exeter, Printer, 1803. £50.00

  86. Fremington FINE between G. Fountaine and S. Cade for messuages and gardens, 4 acres of furze and heath, etc at Fremington Marsh and West Yelland. Vellum, in Latin with title in English on verson, size 7" x 14", ink very rubbed at folds. 1641. £16.00

  87. Harper & Sons, Pub. PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF BARNSTAPLE & NORTH DEVON 16 views, oblong 8vo, gilt decorative boards. c1900. £12.00

  88. Hawkins (G), Lith. ILFRACOMBE FROM HILLSBOROUGH Lithograph, size 9" x 12", plus margins. Published by J. Banfield, c1837. £32.00
    Shows view across the bay with Lantern Hill in middle distance, sheep on rocks in foreground.

  89. Ilfracombe CATALOGUE of the Contents of No. 1 Belgrave Villas, Ilfracombe... for sale by Auction Sept. 21st & 22nd, 23pp., 8vo., printed wraps. n.d. c1900. £8.00


  90. Ilfracombe W.H. GUBB & SONS' LUCKY VIOLET CARS Poster printed in purple, size 15" x 10", horizontal fold, listing 12 day trips, including Clovelly, Bray Valley, Saunton Sands etc., with prices. Photographic illustation of charabanc. Small repaired split at fold. n.d. c1920. £18.00

  91. Insurance BRAUNTON SHIPOWNERS MUTUAL INSURANCE Association. Rules and Regulations, folio sheet with blank policy document on verso, with another smaller sheet of rules, c1910.... together with.... Appledore Shipowners Mutual Assurance Association, Balance Sheet, Year ended June 1932. 4pp., 4to, including list of vessels. c1910 & 1932. £12.00

  92. 'M.M.' 'VIEW OF THE MOUTH OF THE EXE, from the Beacon at Exmouth, South Devon'. Pencil drawing, size approx. 4" x 7", tipped onto a larger sheet, with the title in ink on lower margin of larger sheet. The initials 'M.M' are in lower left-hand corner of drawing. c1840. £9.00
    A competent amateur drawing, showing boats, a couple of people on the beach and three bathing machines.

  93. Nation (William) JOURNAL OF EVENTS IN EXETER from January 1797 to May 1831. 164 pages in a neat hand, in a 4to notebook, full reversed calf. Includes a few references to his family (children having measles etc.), but mostly deals with affairs of local government, crime, trials and executions, entertainment ('Oct. 22nd 1814 Mr Sadler ascended with a maginificent ballon of 75ft diameter from the Castle Yard....'), deaths of local notables. Describes political demonstrations (for example when a crowd assembled in Southernhay and 'went into the country to the opulent farmers' compelling them to sign undertakings to bring wheat and barley to the next market at lower prices 'Mr Frood of Exminster hesitated but at last complied'), unusual weather. e.g. on 22nd Jan. 1807 'about 4 o'clock a great part of the front of the theatre was blown down, which in its fall, wholly destroyed & buried the colonnade in ruins - a stack of chimneys at the Royal Oak in Guinea Street fell & carried everything before it to the ground floor, where a musician belonging to the Montgomery militia was killed before he had time to escape to the bar....'. The account is closed by his son 'Here closes the account of William Nation Esq. His afflicted son now continues it...' He explains how his father had died in Dawlish, where he had retired through illness 'under a strong impression he should never see Exeter again'. 1797-1831. £250.00
    The writer was possibly the William Nation who wrote 'The Dramatic Pieces and Poetry of William Nation....' Published in Plymouth in 1789.

  94. Newton Abbot CANDY & CO. LIMITED Great Western Potteries & Brick Works. Catalogue of Sanitary Ware, Terra Cotta (including bricks, string courses, paterae, vases and pedestals), Chimney Tops, Paving Bricks, Fire Clay Goods, Glazed Bricks. 4to, wraps, 48pp., profusely illustrated, each page with ornamental border. A few small spots on covers. n.d. c1890. £70.00

  95. Percival, Ilfracombe, Photographer PHOTOGRAPH of Capstone Gardens, showing flagpole, small archway beneath, steps flanked by stones, scrubby trees in background. Man in archway. Size 8" x 6", brown card mount with photographers name. A few minor spots. c1920.? £5.00
    A later pencil note on verso says 'Capstone Gardens under construction'

  96. Plymouth ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT for the purchase of a house at the Upper end of Broad Street, Walter Bacon and Frances his wife and Timothy Betton to Mark Batt of Plymouth, Merchant. Folio sheet, paper, four signatures, small wax seals. 1706. £20.00

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

  98. Poulton's Collotype Series PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUM OF HONITON and District. 16 views, oblong 8vo, decorative gilt boards. c1910. £10.00

  99. Red Funnel Line SAILINGS FROM ILFRACOMBE AND LYNMOUTH Poster listing 7 trips on the Gwalia, Devonia & Westonia Steamers, with information on fares, groups rates etc. Printed in red, size 17" x 9". 1907. £20.00

  100. Rock & Co. Pub. VIEWS & SCENERY OF ILFRACOMBE, Being twenty four steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, original embossed cloth, gilt title, corners of boards slightly worn. Some plates dated between 1849 - 1865. £110.00

  101. Rock & Co. VIEWS & SCENERY OF LYNTON & LYNMOUTH 16 vignette views, cloth boards, gilt title, size 5" x 7", front board faded, spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, ink splash in margin of first plate. Inscription on front pastedown. c1860. £68.00

  102. Rowe (G) VIEWS. THE BEAUTIES OF THE NORTH OF DEVON, Illustrative of Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, Linton, Lynmouth, Clovelly, &c, &c. Drawn and Published by George Rowe. Being 18 lithographed views, fine impressions on India paper. Oblong 4to, original qtr. cloth, printed paper boards, slightly rubbed, small stain to margin of one plate, otherwise clean. n.d. c1830 (?) £380.00
    Rare. Not in Brockett's Devon Union List or Abbey.


  103. Silverton CATALOGUE of the Costly, Rare and Valuable Antique Furniture, Famous Old Canopy Bedstead.... Collection of Curios, Two Egyptian Mummies.... Valuable Library.... Two Magnificent Caen Stone Pedestals and Bases.... the Property of the late.... last Earl of Egremont.... Catalogue of Auction Sale over 6,7,8th Dec., 1892. 4to., 28pp, decoratively printed front wrap, ink blot, lacks back wrap. 1892. £18.00
    The Mummies are described as each in a case, in excellent preservation.

  104. South Molton HARGREAVES KINGDON Family Grocer, The Central Stores, South Molton. Advertising handbill, 4to, printed in blue, with large attractive illustration of the store, carriage passing in front. Folds, a few small edge tears. c1890. £8.00

  105. South Molton INCIDENTS OF THE SOUTHMOLTON BOROUGH ELECTION 1st November 1877. Lithographed satirical handbill attacking Councillor Cock. Sm. folio, folds. Shows a cock with speech bubble saying 'Cole, your Seat is doomed.... etc.', a unicorn kicking a cock, two chickens 'that very often go home to roost etc.' Purportedly 'Printed at the Harem nighly opposite the Golden (picture of a lion) South Street, Salt Lake'. 1877. £14.00

  106. Stewart (W) Pub. VIEWS OF NORTH DEVON. Being 20 steel engraved vignette views, printed title-page, original blind-stamped cloth, gilt titled, oblong 8vo, approx. 4" x 7". 8 of the views with some foxing. Inner hinge broken. Published by W. Stewart, Bookseller, &c., Ilfracombe. £90.00
    Not in Brockett's Devon Union List or Somers Cocks's Devon Topographical Prints.

  107. Swymbridge LEASE of Higher Cobbaton in Swymbridge, John Nott to Matthew Warren. 2 large paper sheets, wax seal. 1841. £12.00
    Sets out terms of lease in detail, including that he was to take and maintain Parish Apprentices.

  108. Tavistock Iron Works TWO DRAWINGS FOR MANAGUA COPPER CO. One on paper size 21" x 29", titled 'Work for a 24" x 18" Crusher. Frames, Couplings &c. 16 small drawings in ink and blue wash. Dated March 1881. Many edge tears, repaired on verso with archival tape, top and bottom right corners torn away, not affecting drawing, stamp of Tavistock Iron Works.... together with.... Drawing on similar size sheet, paper water-marked 1852, titled 'The Namagua Copper Co. Crusher Roll 1/4" Size.' Basic drawing covering only a quarter of paper surface. 1852 and 1881. £35.00

  109. Tavistock Iron Works ENGINEER'S DRAWING of Self Acting Round Buddle. Scale 1/4 Size. In ink and five colours of wash on Whatman paper size 29" x 19", edges of paper rather ragged. Shows Section, Plan and Elevation. With stamp of Nicholl Mathews & Co., Tavistock Iron Works. Paper water-marked 1873. £65.00

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

  111. Whimple PARTICULARS AND PLAN of a Valuable Compact Freehold Dairy Farm known as Higher Cobden Farm.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction by Hussey & Son Ltd.... May 27th, 1927.6pp., 4to, folding coloured plan in pocket at rear. 1927. £18.00

    Devon Acts Parliament

  112. Bratton Fleming AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Bratton Fleming in the County of Devon. 31pp. Vertical fold. 1838. £22.00

  113. Combe Martin to Bratton Down Turnpike Road AN ACT for making a Turnpike Road from Comb-martin.... to Bratton Down.... and several other Roads in the Neighbourhood thereof. 12pp., including 1p. schedule. 1838. £25.00

  114. Horwood, Hartland AN ACT to Vest in, and enable Trustees, to Sell some Out-parts of the Estate late of Sir John Rolle Knight of the Bath, deceased, for the Payment of Debts, Legacies and Portions.... 9pp., black letter, cover leaf, edges uncut. Held with small staples. 1710 £25.00

  115. Plymouth Dock AN ACT to enable certain Persons, during the Minority of Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet, to renew and grant Leases of Lands, and to sell other Lands, all at Plymouth Dock, in the County of Devon, for the Use of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors. 16pp. 1774. £20.00

  116. Plymouth Roads AN ACT to explain and amend Two Acts, made in the Tenth and Twelfth Years of His present Majesty's Reign, for paving, lighting, and watching, the Town of Plymouth, in the County of Devon; and for regulating the Carmen and Porters within the said Town. Cover leaf + 21pp. 1774. £24.00

  117. South Molton Roads AN ACT for making and repairing several Roads leading to and from the Town of Southmolton.... 18pp., including 6p schedule. 1839. £25.00

  118. Torquay Market AN ACT for the better Establishment of a Market at Torquay.... 12pp. 1852. £14.00

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

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  120. Beresford Stevens (H) NOTES ON THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF ST. MARY AT TARRANT RUSHTON Collected by H. Beresford Stevens, 1918. Large 4to scrap book, cloth-covered boards. Mounted very neatly on 17 leaves are: manuscript title, 14 typewritten pages of history and description, 2 real photo postcards, 9 fine sepia watercolours (the piscina, the 'squint' etc.), plan, 4 pen and ink drawings. The last drawing appears to be unfinished but it is difficult to say whether the text was completed. 1918. £45.00

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

  122. Helton LEASE of Parsonage House and land, with tithes, etc., The Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Sarum to Henry Boucher of Thornhill House, Clerk. Single vellum sheet, approx. 23" x 31", large seal attached. 6th May, 1851. £13.00

  123. Penny (J), Sherborne, Pr. SHERBORNE, DORCHESTER & TAUNTON JOURNAL Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. Modern owner's name in ink in top margin. December 11, 1834. £15.00
    Long report on Bruton Agricultural Society Show, Election campaigning in Taunton.

  124. Penny (J), Sherborne, Pr. SHERBORNE, DORCHESTER & TAUNTON JOURNAL Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. Slight wear at one fold. May 7, 1835. £14.00
    Includes long report on dinner given by Weymouth M.P.'s.

  125. Simonds, Dorchester, Pr. DORCHESTER CHRONICLE Somersetshire Gazette. Broadsheet newspaper, 8p., red tax stamp. November 7, 1839. £15.00
    Contains long report of Bridgwater Conservative Dinner, Municipal Elections at Poole etc.

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  126. Cirencester ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Joseph Mullings to several pieces of Land part of a late Close called Stepstairs. 4p., folio. Inset coloured plan size 7" x 4". 1853. £12.00
    Details title from 1837.

  127. Crickley Hill & Campsfield TURNPIKE ROAD Gloucestershire District. Tolls to Let. Poster 17" x 11", giving notice of Auction of the tolls at New Barn, Puesdown and Cubberly, to take place at the Wheatsheaf, Northleach on 2nd May 1865. Dates, and amount of tolls produced at each Gate added in MS. Folds. Baily, Printer, Cirencester 1865. £30.00

  128. Debenham & Hewett, Cheltenham BROCHURE advertising Summer Sale, with descriptive list of reduced goods (dressses, lace, shawls, etc.) 4pp, sm 4to, printed in red in black, folded, some tears along folds, repaired with restorer's tape. June 28th, 1877. £10.00

  129. Gaunts Earthcott SALE PARTICULARS Young & Howes are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, on Thursday, May 8th, 1941. Freehold Agricultural Properties as follows:- Court Farm, Gaunts Earthcott, Almondsbury, and Lands adjoining in the Parish of Frampton Cotterell, containing a total of 147 Acres 2 roods 12 perches to be sold in three lots. Small 4to, folding coloured plan, 7pp, original wraps, some pencilled notes of prices realised. 1941. £17.00

  130. Hallen ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXVII.14. Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). Surveyed 1879, revised 1912. Ed. of 1915. £10.00
    Covers Holesmouth, Katherine Farm, Avonmouth railway line.

  131. Hambrook PARTICULARS AND PLAN of the Freehold Property known as Hambrook Farm which Young & Howes are instructed to Sell by Auction at the Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol on Thursday, December 1st, 1938. Comprising Dwellinghouse, Farm Buildings, Accommodation Pasture and a small area of Arable Land containing a total of 46a. 1r. 20p. Sm 4o, coloured folding plan, 4pp. 1938. £16.00

  132. Henbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXVII.15. Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). Surveyed 1879, revised 1901. 2nd Ed. 1903. £12.00
    Stamped 'Confidential Edition'. Covers Moor House, Hallen, Severn House.

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

  134. Iron Acton SALE PARTICULARS. Young and Howes are instructed by Mr Alec Taylor to Sell by Auction at their Yate Market Premises.... on Wednesday October 10th, 1945, Compact and well situate Agricultural Holding known as "Pool Farm" comprising Dwelling House, Garden, Farm Buildings, Pasture and Arable Land containing a total area of 24 acres 0roods 29 perches. Sm 4to, coloured folding plan, 3pp, original wraps. 1945. £15.00

  135. Mangotsfield PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of well-situate and compact Freehold Property with Prospective Building Value known as Oaklands Farm containing a total area of 53a. 0r. 35p.... including Land with considerable frontage to the recently widened Blackhorse Road. Mines and Minerals Reserved. Which Young & Howes are instructed to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, on Thursday, March 29th, 1934. Folio, coloured folding plan, 4pp, original wraps, slight mark to front cover where once creased. 1934. £26.00

  136. Newent AGREEMENT between Eleanor St. Barbe Gregorie and Yate Hunt for the letting of "The Parks", with furniture, garden and pleasure grounds. 1 page small folio, signed with wax seals. 18th Oct. 1886. £10.00

  137. Thornbury Gas-Light & Coke Company SHARE CERTIFICATE of 2 Share. Size 5" x 7", MS inserts, circular impressed stamp of Company. Made out to Thomas Crossman, The Plain Thornbury, Solicitor, and signed by Secertary (J. Sturge) and 2 directors. 6th October 1858. £20.00
    The company was first registered in February, 1856.

  138. Tormarton, Badminton PARTICULARS OF SALE OF "LOWER LAPDOWN FARM" Tormarton, Badminton, Glos. To be Offered for Sale by Public Auction at the Cross Hands Hotel, Old Sodbury, on Thursday, 23rd October, 1958. Sm 4to, double-page coloured plan, 4pp. 1958. £14.00

  139. Winterbourne PARTICULARS of the Conveniently Situated Agricultural Holding known as Harcombe Farm comprising 2 sets of Farm Buildings, Pasture and Arable Land containing 64 acres 0 roods 8 perches which Young and Howes.... are instructed to Sell by Auction at the Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol on Thursday, August 3rd, 1950. Small 4to, folding coloured plan, 4pp, few light spots, prices and purchasers noted in pencil. 1950. £15.00

    Gloucestershire Acts Parliament

  140. Beverstone AN ACT for Inclosing Lands, in The Parish of Beverstone.... 13pp. 1803. £17.00

  141. Bourton-on-the-Hill Road AN ACT for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing the Road from Chapel on the Heath, in the County of Oxford to Bourton-on-the-Hill.... 14pp, including cover leaf. 1816. £12.00

  142. Cheltenham AN ACT for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the City of Gloucester towards Cheltenham and Tewkesbury.... 26pp., black letter, some browning and off-setting. 1756. £15.00

  143. Cirencester and Siddington Improvements AN ACT for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, regulating, and improving the Town of Cirencester, and for disposing of certain Common and Waste Lands and Common Rights within the Parishes of Cirencester and Preston and for making Drains through the said Parishes, and the Parish of Siddington.... 62pp. 1825. £16.00

  144. Cirencester to Stroud Road AN ACT for continuing.... and enlarging the Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing the Road from the Town of Cirencester to the Town of Stroud, and that Part of Rodborough Hill which leads to Dudbridge; and also the Road leading from Cirencester towards Bisley, so far as the Bottom of Gulph Hill.... 3pp. 1798. £14.00

  145. Thames & Severn Canal Navigation AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Thames and Severn Canal Navigation to raise a certain Sum of Money, for discharging some Arrears.... and to maintain and support the said Navigation. 5pp plus cover sheet. 1796. £14.00

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  146. Ashill PROBATE OF WILLIAM CRABB'S WILL In MS on vellum, printed certificate and papered seal attached, vellum slightly browned. 1772. £14.00
    Refers to land at Ashill and Fivehead, his silver spoon marked IL/IS etc.

  147. Auto Mower Engineering, Norton St. Philip THE AUTO PATENT SELF ANCHORING WINCH Brochure. 4pp., 4to, illusts. Loosely inserted is similar 4 page brochure for 'The Edwinson' Winch for Fordson Tractors. n.d. c1930? £10.00

  148. Bath Auction CATALOGUE OF THE VALUABLE COLLECTION of Antique China, Enamels, Clocks.... to be Sold by Auction by Powell & Powell At the Mart, on Tuesday, April 24, 1900, & Following Day.... 8vo, 16pp. 1900. £12.00

  149. Bathampton CONVEYANCE of premises known as Meadow Farm and Nos. 1 and 2 Walton Cottages. Henry Allen to Messrs. G & G Candy. Vellum, 7p folio, in MS, includes good full-page coloured plan scale 6 chains to 1". Slight water-staining on last sheet. 1921. £15.00

  150. Bathampton LEASE FOR A YEAR of the messuage or tenement... formerly the Parsonage House of the parish of Hampton, together with various closes of land and tithes. R. Fisher to A. Emerson. 1835. 6 pages folio. Attested copy 1838. £10.00

  151. Bragg & Son, Taunton, Pr. TO CONSERVATIVE VOTERS The Liberals have posted Circulars to the Conservative Voters to Plump for their favourite Candidate... Vote for Bisset & Lee, No Plumpers.... Poster printed in blue, 9" x 11", two small edge tears. n.d. c1880? £9.00

  152. Compton Bishop ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XVII.15. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 1/2500. Small tears in margin and 1 6" tear extending into map, repaired with tape. Surveyed in 1883, revised 1902. Reprint of second edition 1903. £12.00
    Shows Compton Bishop, Wavering Down, Quarry and Limekilns at Cross.

  153. Crook Peak ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XVII.14. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38", Scale 1/2500. Reprint of second edition 1903. £14.00
    Shows Crook Peak, Loxton, Crab Hole.

  154. Cucklington APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE whereby John Benjafield son of John Benjafield, Baker, is to serve as apprentice to John Dowding, Baker, for seven years. Printed indenture on vellum, 6" x 8", with details in MS, signed with 3 wax seals. Some dustmarking. 19th Oct. 1792. £20.00

  155. Cucklington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP showing Stoke Trister, Leigh Common, approx. 31" x 25", scale 1/2500, dissected and mouted on linen, new margins added at top and sides obscuring Sheet No., tear in linen at one fold. Some small areas coloured pink. Surveyed 1885, Revised 1900. Reprint c1910. £12.00

  156. Curland LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-79, 1894-95, 1897-98, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1912-13. 2 double-pages of MS entries, folio, printed in columns for Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed etc. Some dust-staining and wear at outer folds. 1878-1913. £18.00

  157. Dickinson Estate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, composite map covering Lovington, Galhampton, Bratton Seymour, size 12" x 37", mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps. Area of Dickinson lands shaded green, fields there numbered in red ink, which has rubbed slightly. c1900. £12.00

  158. Domett LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-9, 1886-7, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1910-11. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 30 properties in each assessment. 7 items in all. Duast-marking at edges. 1875-1913. £22.00

  159. Donyatt WILL of Thomas Grabham of Donyatt, Innholder. Large vellum sheet, slightly yellowed, printed certificate of Archdeaconry of Taunton attached with papered seal, 2 Stamp Office Legacy documents loosely enclosed. 1815. £16.00
    Refers to tenement called 'Woodwards'.

  160. Eastertown, near Lympsham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XVII.13. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 1/2500. Surveyed 1883, revised 1902. Reprint of Second Edition 1903. £12.00
    Shows Shiplate House, River Axe, White House Farm.

  161. Evercreech & East Pennard FREEHOLD HOUSES AND LANDS FOR SALE to be Sold by Auction by Mr. E.T. Percy, on Friday the 26th Day of August, 1847, at the George Inn, in Evercreech. Handbill size approx. 13" x 8", folded, small split at one fold. Describes 10 lots, naming tenants, and owners of adjoining lands. 1847. £14.00
    Includes lands at East Pennard known as Crabtree Close and Elbow Corner, and rights of Common on Southwood Common.

  162. Evercreech PLAN OF PROPERTY at Stoney Stratton. To be sold by Auction.... at the Bell Inn Evercreech, 5th March 1877. Manuscript map, folded, in ink and 6 colours, on tracing paper, size 21" x 13", scale 6 chains to an inch. Shows 6 Lots, adjoining owners named. 1877. £18.00


  163. Evered's Estate, Shepton Mallet LETTERS relating to the sale of the house, 1835, comprising: 2 letters probably to an agent for the sale, G. Robins, Covent Garden, about drawings of the house 'Nothing in the way of a drawing can possibly give an idea of the House and Grounds and the Capabilities of still adding to its beauties, the Lawn and Park forming a retreat from the House, and in the Park the Rookery to some People would be a very great attraction... an offer was made by one of the Weld Family of Lulworth some years ago of 7000 and refused....'; a letter from J. Drewe to Robins re. preparation of particulars, posting of bills etc. 2 letters are 2p 4to, with integral address panels, the other 3p sm. 8vo. 1835 £34.00
    The house was apparently near Shepton Mallet.

  164. Hawkridge AUCTION HANDBILL advertising sale of Overland Tenements comprising fee simple of pasture land called West Shercombe, 2 acres of wood on Hawkridge Common, and 40 acres known as Shercombe Allotment. Sm. folio, folded, off-setting. 2p. manuscript conditions of sale attached. 1835. £16.00

  165. Ilminster ASSIGNMENT of a dwelling house and garden plot in West Street, James Mico, Gent. to James Vaux, Sergemaker. On paper, folio, small wax seal. Folded, 1" split at one fold. 1764. £12.00

  166. Ilminster OBLIGATION BOND of Richard Bush, Clothier, of Ilminster, and his wife to Robert Collins, Clothier, for 200. 1p. sm. folio, printed with MS inserts, 2 small wax seals, blank adjoining leaf, folds. Brief letter of 1825 attached. 1791. £18.00

  167. Ingham, Pr. THE BRIDGWATER STANDARD and West of England Gazette. 8pp, uncut. Some spotting on front page, recent owner's name in ink in top margin. Sept.9, 1868. £10.00
    Includes programme for North Petherton Races, prosecution of obstructive street preacher in Bridgwater etc.

  168. Kingston Seymour ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. X.2. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 26" x 37", plus margins, dissected into 8 sections and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, marbled paper slightly rubbed. Water features, roads, buildings hand-coloured. Certain fields washed in pink (part of Ham Farm, Sea Walls Farm). Surveyed 1883, Pub. 1885. £13.00
    Covers River Yeo, Mendip View Farm, Moorside Farm.

  169. Marriott (J.W), Taunton, Pr. THE TAUNTON COURIER and Western Advertiser. 8pp., red tax stamp. Some light browning at corner of front page. January 7, 1835. £14.00
    Contains numerous announcements and reports on W. Somerset elections.

  170. Marriott (J.W), Taunton, Pr. THE TAUNTON COURIER and Western Advertiser. 8pp., red tax stamp. Some browning. February 4, 1835. £14.00
    Contains adverts. for sale of estate at Milverton, flour mill at Taunton, timber at Trull.

  171. Matthew's Royal Pottery, Weston-super-Mare LIST OF FERN, SHALLOW & DEEP ITALIAN BASKETS Dimensions & Patterns. Advertising card size 5" x 11", folded in four, decorative title with picture of the pottery, information about the works with another picture, and 5 pages illustrating five different types of basket, with dimensions and price of 10 different sizes for each model. Printed by Mardon's, c1870. £35.00

  172. Mid Lambrook ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1:2500, sheet LXXXI.12., size approx. 26" x 37". Some foxing, part of top edge ragged. 1903. £12.00
    Covers Compton Durville, East Lambrook, West Lambrook.

  173. Nailsea ISAAC WHITE & COMPANY, MANUFACTURERS OF BOWDEN'S BRILLIANT CUT ORNAMENTAL WINDOW GLASS Nailsea, Crown, Sheet & Plate Glass Works, Nr. Bristol. Patterns of Cut Borders and Rosettes, executed upon Ruby, Blue, Orange or White Obscured Glass. Advertising and sample sheet, size 20" x 15", illustrating 42 designs of borders in blue, and 56 designs for rosettes printed in red. Two folds, top edge slightly ragged along 3" at corner. c1870. £50.00
    'The attention of Architects is respectfully directed to the Nailsea Glass Company's Ecclesiastical Leaded Window Glass....'

  174. Puckington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXXI.10. Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500. 6" repaired tear at top edge. 2nd Ed. 1903, reprint 1935.. £10.00
    Shows Barrington, Puckington, Ilford Bridges.

  175. Simms (George) & Co Pr. MINERAL SPA OF BATH. Advertising leaflet, with 2 wood engravings in the text, 4pp, printed on blue paper, with 4pp. leaflet on ordinary paper entitled 'Bath and Its Hot Mineral Springs', last leaf where prices given browned at edges. c184- £20.00

  176. Smythe (Sir Hugh) LETTER from the Earl of Southampton and Baron Ashley to "Sir Hugh Smith Knt Sherriffe of the County of Somerset and the Commissioners for both Acts of the Royall Ayde of the Sayd County". Outlines the steps to be carried out for the raising of funds in the County for Charles II's prosecution of the war against Holland. "We are assured you are very sensible how deeply his Majesties honor and the Concernis of this Nacion are involved in this present Engagement in the Dutch Warre.... we recommend it unto you to use your utmost diligence for the speedy raysing the monies payable upon the severall Acts." Explains arrangements for entering the sums in the Exchequer, making warrants, assessments etc. "We further recommend unto you to be forward yourselves and to encourage others to find money...." Dated Oxford the 23rd November 1665. Signed 'Southampton' and 'Ashley'. 1 sides small folio, blank adjoining leaf with address panel on verso, small tear along a fold from right hand edge, a few tiny tears in left hand margin, folds split along edge of address panel where letter folded, tears in blank leaf where seal opened. Oxford, 23rd November, 1665. £110.00
    Thomas Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton was Lord High Treasurer, and Anthony Ashley Cooper Chancellor of the Exchequer at this time.

  177. Stath, Manor of LEASE of tenement and land called Reds in West Sedgmoor, Margaret Howe of Bridgwater to George Lockyer of Aller, Yeoman. Vellum, 19" x 27", small wax seal. 1771. £14.00

  178. Taunton TEA LICENCE issued to George Sanders, Tea Dealer, parish of St. Mary Magdalene. Size 11" x 6", printed with MS inserts, creased, stab hole. 6th July, 1845. £10.00

  179. Temple Combe & Henstridge PARTICULARS AND PLAN OF A COMPACT FREEHOLD PROPERTY KNOWN AS "MOOR MILL ESTATE" consisting of Homestead and several parcels of Meadow and Orchard Land. To be sold by Auction at Worthy's Royal Hotel Temple Combe, On Thursday, the 15th of July, 1875. Folio, folded, 4pp, large coloured folding plan. 1875. £17.00

  180. Weston-super-Mare F.H. HILLMAN & CO. LIMITED Successors to The Somerset Trading Co. Coal, Coke, Timber.... Fireplaces, Mantels..... Folio advertising sheet of 'Junctions and Tapers' illustrating 50 types. Title in black and red. Folds, slight wear along 5" of one fold. c1920. £10.00

  181. Wilmington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XIII.11. Size approx. 25" x 38". Backed with linen and overlapped at edges, some creasing. 1932. £10.00
    Shows Vinery Wood, Park Farm, course of Wansdyke.

  182. Yatton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. X.4. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 26" x 37", plus margins, dissected into 8 sections and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, marbled paper slightly rubbed. Water features, roads, buildings hand-coloured. Certain fields washed in pink (Horsecastle Farm). Surveyed 1883, Pub. 1885. £14.00
    Covers Northend Farm, Horsecastle, Manor Farm.

    Somerset Acts Parliament

  183. Taunton Gas AN ACT for enabling the Taunton Gas Light and Coke Company, incorporated by the Taunton Gas Act, 1845, to borrow additional money for the purposes of the Company, and for confirming a Purchase made by them.... 8pp. 1846. £12.00

  184. Trull, Pitminster, Wilton, Taunton, and Weston Zoyland AN ACT for vesting in Charles Noel Welman Esquire and his Heirs certain Estates in the Parishes of Trull, Pitminster, Wilton, and Taunton Saint Mary Magdalen in the County of Somerset, holden under the Marriage Settlements of Charles Noel Earl of Gainsborough.... 34pp. 1843. £14.00

  185. Watchet Harbour AN ACT for further continuing the Duties granted and continued by several Acts.... for repairing the Harbour and Key of Watchett, in the County of Somerset. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 8pp. 1770. £16.00

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

  187. West Bagborough Inclosure AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parish of West Bagborough.... 15pp. 1806. £17.00

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

  189. Bennet Printer, Salisbury MR ROEBUCK'S ANSWER to the Question Who Starved the Soldiers? Political handbill, size 12" x 10", refuting charges against the Rt. Hon. Sidney Herbert, Member for S. Wiltshire, quoting the report of the Sebastopol Committee. c1857. £14.00

  190. Burbage TOTTENHAM PARK ASSOCIATION for The Protection of Persons and Property.... Notice that the next Annual Meeting of Members will be held at the White Hart at Burbage, 28th May 1827. Handbill, 9" x 11". 1827. £14.00

  191. Calne PARTICULARS OF SALE OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY in the Market Place, Patford Street and Curzon Street. In the Town of Calne, which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... by Mr Charles H. Parry, at the Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Calne, On Wednesday, the 28th day of August, 1878. Folio, 2pp. 1878. £12.00

  192. Coleman (J & C) alias Heath HORRIBLE DISCLOSURES IN NORTH WILTS. Cricklade 1758. Abstracts from the Late Benjamin and John Coleman's Letters. Pamphlet, 3pp, 4to. August, 1879. £14.00
    Accuses solicitors, trustees of the Broad Town Charity, and clergy of conspiring to defraud the heirs of John Coleman of their estate in North Wiltshire, placing them in a poorhouse, etc.

  193. Devizes GRAND AFTERNOON CONCERT Programme for concert at the Corn Exchange, North Wiltshire Musical Society. 4pp., 4to. folds, a few small edge tears. 14th April, 1890. £8.00

  194. Devizes MENU for the Municipal Banquet in honour of the Election of Alderman B. Howard Cunnington as Mayor. 4pp., 8vo, gilt edges, with wine list and toast list. Nov. 9th 1928. £5.00

  195. Dickinson (Barnard) LETTER dated Bowden Park 30 November 1806, to unknown correspondent, saying he has sent a drawing by Mr James Wyatt 'the best executed of any I have therefore I desire my plate may be engraved from it', going on to describe some particulars of the estate, such as the conduit on the hill, the New Lodge, and that of Bayntun's Lodge. 24 lines on 2 sides 4to. 1806. £25.00

  196. Horsey Down ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. V.13 Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). A few fields in pink wash. Surveyed 18738, Edition of 1921. £12.00
    Covers Horsey Down, West Mill, Chelworth Upper Green.

  197. Kennet and Avon Canal RESOLUTION AND SHARE ISSUE. Bristol, 20th November, 1792. `At a very numerous and respectable Meeting held this Day at the Guildhall, in this City in Pursuance of an Advertisement in the several public papers, for the taking into consideration the property of making a Navigable Canal from this City, to join the Severn at Glocester, or some more convenient place, The Right Worshipful Henry Bengough, Esq. Mayor, in the Chair. Resolved, That a Navigable Canal from Bristol, to join the river Severn at Gloucester, Worcester, or such Place.... will be of the greatest advantage to the towns and commercial interest of this country....' Printed letter concerning share issue dated 1810. Folio, 3pp. 1810. £40.00

  198. Marlborough, Parish of St Peter & St Paul THE LIST OF BURGESSES Single sheet 17" x 11", printed on one side only, listing Burgess, in columns with Name, Nature of Property Rated, Street or Lane etc. Folded. Emberlin, Pr., Marlborough, 1st Sept. 1863. £10.00

  199. Marlborough, Parish of St Peter & St Paul THE LIST OF BURGESSES Single sheet 17" x 11", printed on one side only, listing Burgesses, in columns with Name, Nature of Property Rated, Street or Lane etc. Folded. Emberlin, Pr., Marlborough, Sept. 1868. £10.00

  200. Salisbury DECLARATION BOOK for the Borough of New Sarum. Folio volume, half morocco, very rubbed, portion of marbled paper missing from front board, containing over 300 forms on blue paper, printed, with coat of arms, details in MS, with name of officer and signuature, office (Mayor, Alderman, Councillor, Assessor etc.), amount of Estate they possess above what will satisfy their debts, witnesses. 1854-77. £75.00

  201. Salisbury PROBATE of the Will of Henry Curtis, Innkeeper. Vellum, 20" x 26", with probate certificate and seal attached. 23rd June 1894. £8.00

  202. Stockton Almshouses BROADSHEET. 'Articles, Conditions and Orders Made and Established the 13th day of May, in the year of Our Lord 1833, by The Right Honourable William Lord Heytesbury, Harry Biggs Esq..... The present Governors and Trustees of the Almshouses at Stockton, and all the Lands and Dependencies thereunto belonging, founded by John Topp, heretofore of Stockton, deceased, to be observed for the better government of the Alms-men and Alms-women elected to and admitted therein.... ' Single sheet, printed on one side only, size 18" x 15", folded. Vardy, Printer, Warminster, 1833. £35.00
    With a list of 23 Articles for the administration of the Almshouses.

  203. West Knoyle PARTICULARS Plans and Conditions of Sale of the Valuable Freehold Agrilcultural Property with Attractive Residential and Sporting Amenities known as 'The Manor Farm'. 13pp., stiff wraps, edges of wraps foxed, large folding cold. plan. 1933. £18.00

  204. Woodford, near Salisbury SALE POSTER for Valuable Freehold Estate, for sale by Auction at the White Hart Hotel, Salisbury, 1st November 1858. With Schedules. On blue paper, size 17" x 11", folds. 1858. £12.00
    Includes Ten Room House, Cottage, Farmstead.

    Wiltshire Acts Parliament

  205. Ashton Gifford AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Tything of Ashton Gifford, in the Parish of Codford Saint Peter. 15pp. 1814. £16.00

  206. Boyton Inclosure AN ACT for dividing and allotting Lands in the Manor of Corton within the Parish of Boyton.... 22pp. 1828. £16.00

  207. Devizes Improvements AN ACT for paving, lighting, cleansing, watching, and improving the Borough of Devizes.... and for removing and preventing Nuisances therein. 80pp. 1825. £18.00
    Contains a 6pp schedule with descriptions of properties and names of owners/occupiers concerned.

  208. Hurst Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Hurst in the Counties of Berks and Wiltshire 16pp. 1807. £17.00

  209. Tilshead Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Tilshead.... 20pp. 1811. £17.00

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

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  211. Agricultural Supply Co. CATALOGUE 1937. 184pp, oblong 8vo, colour illust. on front wrap, numerous illusts. throughout. 1937. £24.00
    Includes watering cans, milk churns, water carts, chicken rearers, etc.

  212. Arrington, Cambridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LIII.5. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 38" x 25". First edition, 1885. £24.00
    Covers Arrington, Wimpole Avenue, Brick Works.

  213. Ashling House Estate Hampshire PARTICULARS, WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Residential Property, known as The Ashling House Estate, consisting of a very attractive & commodious Family Residence.... togther with the Farmery, having Bailiff's Cottages.... about 117 Acres.... Which will be Sold by Auction... On Thursday, the 18th of October, 1900. Folio, 7pp, lacks plan, wraps, signs where once folded, spine partly split. 1900. £10.00

  214. Astley family, Buckingham PRESENTATION VOLUME recording subscribers to the gift of a Silver Inkstand to H.J. Delaval Astley on the occasion of his Coming of Age, March 3rd 1909, with list of Residents and Tenant Farmers, and for a Silver Cigarette Case, with names of the Cottage Tenants. 4 card leaves, plus blanks, in morocco bound 4to volume. Written in red and blue. 1909. £15.00
    The Ellesborough Golf Club is listed among the first group of Subscribers.

  215. Astley Family, of Warwickshire NOTEBOOK of Blanch Astley with genealogical notes, copies of letters, including notes 'copied from a Bible in the Library at Milton Constable. My Mother the Lady Astley came.... out of the Towne of Bristowe when it was beseiged by the parlement....' 70 pages of manuscript in 4to notebook, many blanks, marbled boards, cloth spine split at hinge. 1824. £35.00


  216. Aveling & Porter, Rochester ROAD ROLLING Aveling & Porter Limited, Patentees and Manufacturers of Road Rollers. 78 page brochure, morocco wraps, illustrating and describing with specifications, Steam Rollers, Scarifiers, Combined Engines, Steam Motor Tractor, Trailers, Steam Motor Wagons, Traction Wagon etc. Gives list of Councils owning their Rollers, 1868-1914, extracts from Reports, etc. c1914. £110.00

  217. Bacon PLAN OF LEEDS Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Printed in colours, street index down sides. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1895. £12.00

  218. Barley Thorpe, Oakham, Rutland PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Valuable Freehold Agricultural and Sporting Estate comprising Stud House, the Residence of the late Earl of Lonsdale.... The Famous Stud Farm, with Kennels, Outbuildings and Cottages.... Langham Lodge Farm.... To be sold by Auction by Messrs Walker, Walton & Hanson, on Monday 20th November, 1944. 19pp., large 4to, wraps, large cold. plan in pocket, some old sellotape repairs to verso of plan at folds, small area of wear on front wrap. 1944. £22.00

  219. Bassingbourne, Cambridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LVIII.5. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 38" x 25", buildings and water features hand-coloured. Impressed stamp of O.S. Some slight waterstaining at one corner, 4" edge tear, neatly repaired on verso. First edition, 1885. £26.00
    Covers Bassingbourne, Windmill, Wellhead Springs, Bellevue Farm.

  220. Bear Wood Estate, Berks & Hants SECOND DAY'S SALE - LOTS 43 TO 88. PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of Valuable Freehold Properties, in the Parishes of Wokingham, Barkham, Winnersh, Arborfield, Newland, Finchampstead, Sandhurst and and Yateley, extending in all to about 3240 acres and including Attractive Residences, several farms,.... cottages; &c. To be Sold by Auction at the Drill Hall, Wokingham, On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 28th, 29th and 30th, 1911. Folio, 5 coloured folding plans, 31pp, original printed wraps, pages loose. 1911. £30.00

  221. Birmingham MINUTE BOOK OF THE ST. PATRICK'S BURIAL SOCIETY Folio ledger, recording monthly meetings 1882 - 1890. 186 pages in various hands. Half calf, rubbed. 1882-90. £60.00
    The last entry records approval of a proposal to amalgamate with the London & Manchester. '.... since we had an unpaid Committee.... we could not hope tocompete, in the future, with he several large industrial societies who are now well established in the town....'

  222. Boreham Wood, Herts. COUNTERPART of Apportionment of New Trustees, Benjamin Bond of Dover, Ensign in the South Glocester Militia and others to Samuel Winter of Surrey, and others. 4 vellum sheets, wax seals. Vellum yellowed, outside very dusty. Refers to house in the Haymarket, London and farm at Boreham Wood. 1799. £10.00

  223. Bradshaw PLANS OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CITIES AND TOWNS of Continental Europe, Accompanying the Special Edition of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide. Booklet of 29 folding plans, varying in size mainly approx. 12" x 14", folding into printed wraps 6" x 4". c1880. £25.00
    Includes Amsterdanm Geneva, Lyons, Milan, Palermo, Vienna etc.

  224. Brandenburgh House Estate, Hammersmith, London PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE (WITH PLAN) of Very Valuable Freehold Building Land with frontages to Fulham Palace Road, Lochaline Street & Parfrey Street.... Which Thurgood & Martin Have received Instructions to Sell by Auction.... On Monday 16th, February 1903. Folio, coloured folding plan, 6pp, folded. 1903. £18.00

  225. Brimpton Common PARTICULARS of that Freehold Country Residence known as Blacknest Lodge. 7pp., 8vo., wraps, 3 photos loosely inserted. 1952. £8.00

  226. Broxbourne, Herts. PULHAM'S RED AND STONE COLOUR TERRA COTTA AND CEMENT for Architectural Construcitons and Decorations, Garden Ornaments &c. Advertising brochure printed in red and black setting out the properties of material, list of Public and private buildings (including Fonthill Abbey, Sandringham), where it has been used during 30 years. 5p., 8vo, comprising two loosely folded sheets. c1870. £20.00
    'James Pulham, Modeller, Plasterer, Mason & Scagliolist, Broxbourne'.

  227. Castle Hedingham, Essex SECURITY for 70 plus interest on a hop ground in Castle Hedingham called Linton, Nicholas Jekyll to John Baines. Large folio sheet, neatly written, signed with wax seal. 1720. £18.00

  228. Channel Islands PHOTOGRAPHS by Charles Norman. Ten loose views, size 5" x 8", titled and numbered in white in the plate, with initial C.N. c1880. £30.00
    Includes St. Peter Port, The Esplanade, Jersey, Saint Aubins, Jersey, Grand Hotel, Jersey.

  229. Clerkenwell, London PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of The Valuable Freehold Property and Building Site Foresters Hall, 15, Clerkenwell Road and 2, Foresters Hall Place. For Sale by Auction by Messrs. Debenham, Tewson & Chinnocks.... on Tuesday, 8th June, 1948. 4to, original card covers, 5pp, plan on verso of top cover. 1948. £12.00

  230. Commer NEW SUPERPOISE RANGE of Six-Cylinder Models. Catalogue, oblong sm. folio, decorative gold-printed wraps, 24 glossy pages, detailed specifications, numerous illusts., some in colour. c1950? £30.00

  231. Cornwell (C), Pub. THE GLOBE Friday 14th, 1820. 4pp. Three-column report on agricultural meeting attended by the Duke of Sussex, at Holkham Hall with description of Coke's methods etc. Dustmarking on part of first page. 1820. £12.00

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

  233. Cunard Steam Ship Co. R.M.S. AQUITANIA Booklet describing the ship with 4p of text and numerous photographic illustrations. 4to, decorative embossed wraps, 32pp. Back wrap and 7 leaves damaged with stab holes in top margin. Gaines Thurman, New York, c1918? £22.00

  234. De L'Isle (Guillaume) CARTE DE LA BARBARIE, DE LA NIGRITIE, ET DE LA GUINEE Size 19" x 24", full colouring, shows the Mediterranean, with tip of Spain, Sicily, Southern Greece, Western Africa from Royaume de Tripoli to Royaume to Gabon in the South, The Azores, Canaries and Cap Verde Island. Much textual information as to the local tribes, gold mines, caravan routes, trade etc. Area of light browning approx. 4" x 1" in left hand margin reaching into engraved surface, small tear at top of central fold, and a few other minor marginal tears. A Amsterdam chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier Geographes. c1740. £80.00

  235. Docking, Essex LEDGER OF DOCKING UNION Folio ledger, full reversed calf, spotty, containing 212 double-page spreads of accounts showing expenditure and receipts under headings such as 'Non Settled Poor', 'Lunatic Asylym', 'Treasurer', 'Out Relief', 'Vaccination Fees', 'Coffin Account', etc. Pinkish staining throughout, due to damp, not affecting legibility, inner hinge broken, and binding loose, title page ragged. 1861-62. £50.00

  236. Doulton & Co., Lambeth, London TERRA COTTA CHIMNEY TOPS and Shafts. Catalogue on large folio sheet, folded in half, illustrating approx. 60 types of chimney pot, at a scale of Half Inch to the Foot. Title flanked by reproduction of their prize medal at 1852 International Exhibition. c1865. £45.00
    Includes very elaborate Jacobean type chimneys.

  237. Doyley Manor, Hampshire PARTICULARS, PLAN, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Small Residential and Sporting Estate known as Doyley Manor, Hurstbourne Tarrant, comprising Beautifully Apporinted Stone-Built House... a small Residential Cottage with Garden and Orchard the whole extending to About 348 Acres which Hampton and Sons Will Sell by Auction At the St. James's Estate Rooms, 20, St. James's Square, London, S.W.1. On Tuesday, 14th July, 1931. Folio, coloured folding plan, 12pp, original wraps slightly dusty. 1931. £18.00

  238. Folkingham Estate Lincoln PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Remaining Portions of the Folkingham Estate comprising Spring Farm 160 Acres Folkingham Lodge Farm 134 Acres Several Business Premises 10 Cottages Small Holdings, Allotment Grounds.... which Messrs. Norbury-Smith & Co are instructed to Sell.... on Wednesday, July 21st, 1920. Folio, 15pp, large folding plan, original wraps. 1920. £18.00

  239. Fordson TRACTORS 4p. leaflet, 4to., illustrating 4 types of tractor, including golf-course. Attractive coloured illustration on front. c1930. £10.00

  240. Gall & Inglis CYCLING AND TOURING MAPS Three maps, scale half an inch to a mile, Sheet Nos. 41 (Anglesea), 35 (Caernarvon), and 42 (Liverpool, Flint), size 21" x 25", linen-backed, folding into printed wraps 5" x 3". c1900. £12.00

  241. Gall & Inglis MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON showing the Country for Twenty-Five Miles on Each side of St. Pauls, for Cyclists, Tourists etc. Scale " to 1 mile. Folding into damaged boards. c1910. £7.00

  242. General Electric Co. ELECTRIC LIGHT FITTINGS Profusely illustrated catalogue, 208pp., 4to, cloth covered boards. 1930. £50.00
    Includes 'Electroliers', French bronze figure lamp-holders, brackets etc.

  243. Gomersal, Yorkshire DAWSON BROS. LIMITED Illustrated Catalogue of Modern High-Class Bottle-Washing Machines and Bottling Appliances. 4to, printed wraps, 80 glossy pages, profusely illustrated. 1923. £45.00
    Includes 'Power Corking Machine' 'Dawson's Patent Dual Bottle-Brushing and Label-Removing Machine', 'Open Type Bottle Soaking Machine' etc.

  244. Gyngell's NEW ALBUM OF WORTHING 15 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to decorative gilt boards, corners lightly rubbed, cloth spine. Light crease in double page view of pier. c1880. £17.00
    Includes fine panorama of the front, size 33" x 3".

  245. Hereford Herd Book Society CATALOGUES of Show and Sale of Pedigree Hereford Bulls, in the Cattle Market Hereford. Auctioneers: Russell, Baldwin, & Bright. Eight Catalogues, 8vo., approx. 75pp in each, wraps. 1950-52. £18.00

  246. Heron Court Estate, Dorset and Hampshire PARTICULARS, PLANS AND VIEWS of Outlying Portions of The Heron Court Estate comprising.... "Hadden's Hill," Building, Accomodation and Agricultural Lands at Throop and Holdenhurst.... near Parley Common and Ringwood, in all about 1,130 Acres. Folio, key plan, lacks the 4 plans. With 6 views, original wraps. 1913. £12.00

  247. Horne's TOURIST MAP OF WHITBY and Neighbourhood. Scale " to 1 mile, size 16" x 21", linen-backed, folding into 12mo cloth wraps. c1900. £8.00

  248. Hull THE ALBUM OF HULL VIEWS 29 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards, corners rubbed. c1880. £18.00

  249. Jones (Edw.), Pr. THE LONDON GAZETTE Published by Authority. From Thursday June 22 to Monday June 26 1699. Single sheet. 1699. £15.00
    News from Berlin, Brussels, etc. Includes notices of runaway servants, stolen horse, announcement of payment of tallies levied on the Post Office, etc.

  250. Jones (Edw.), Pr. THE LONDON GAZETTE Published by Authority. From Thursday June 22 to Monday June 26 1699. Single sheet.... together with.... THE LONDON GAZETTE May 12 - May 15 1804. 8pp. 1699 & 1804. £18.00
    News from Berlin, Brussels, etc. Includes notices of runaway servants, stolen horse, announcement of payment of tallies levied on the Post Office, etc. Later number includes many notices of Bankruptcy.

  251. Kingsomborne and Farley Chamberlayne PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Shooting Estate of about 1200 Acres, including Parnholt Wood, Bailey's Down Farm, Farley Farm and Furzedown House.... Together with the Lordship of the Manor of Kingsomborne.... Which will be offered by Auction.... by Perkins and Sons, at The Auction Mart, Southampton, On Wednesday, October 1st, 1902. Folio, illusts, key plan, large coloured folding plan, 11pp, original wraps, few spots to wraps. 1902. £20.00

  252. Lambeth, London PROSPECTUS Lambeth Water Works Company. Extension of Works, for obtaining a Supply of pure soft Water from the Thames, at Long Ditton, in the County of Surrey, under the Act 11 Victoria Cap. 7. 18pp., 8vo., plain wraps. Folding hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, showing proposed works etc., and attractive folding tinted lithograph size 9" x 27", 'Sketch Shewing the Comparative Elevations of The Reservoirs and the proposed Works as Well as of Various Points in the District....', in a landscape format showing hills, woods, buildings etc., at different heights, pipeline and river hand-coloured. 1848. £150.00
    The Engineer was James Simpson.

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

  254. Layham, Suffolk PROBATE of the Will and Codicil of Sarah Ranson. Vellum sheet, 22" x 29" with smaller printed certificate, good papered seal. 1856. £8.00

  255. London & Manchester MATHER'S ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY PRICE CURRENT OF DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES Medical Glass, Proprietary Articles, Perfumery, Surgical Plaisters &c, &c. Folio, many wood engravings in text showing finely decorated chemists Show Jars, Carboys, Smelling Bottles, Scales, Tooth Forceps, Counter Show Cases, Hairbrushes etc. Title on first page with illustrations of their premises in London and Manchester. Back wrap torn across with some loss at an old fold, repaired with document tape, some tears in pages similarly repaired, neat repair down spine. January 10th, 1873. £40.00

  256. London Customs BEGGING LETTER from Thomas Petken, St. George's in the East, London to a Mr. Francis Cobb in Margate. Says he has heard of his benevolent works, explains he was dismissed from the Customs Service as an infamous person 'was permitted to raise a Banditti against me for suffering Goods to be Run from on Board the Deptford East India Ship whom I superintended....' 1p, 4to, integral address panel on verso with postmark, small hole where seal torn in blank area, water stain down left side. 10 July 1789. £18.00

  257. Lymington, Hants. REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp., with a coloured plan by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, some off-setting of map onto text. 1837. £18.00

  258. Maids Morton, Bucks. PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold and Tithe Free Estates, Comprising a First Rate Farm.... Two Free Public Houses.... To be Sold by Auction by Messrs Harrison & Son at the White Hart Hotel, in Buckingham, Thursday 15th June, 1865. Folio, folded, 4pp., large folding coloured plan. 1865. £25.00

  259. Merchant Navy CERTIFICATES OF DISCHARGE for W. Gill, of Bristol, and Robert Barnes of London, from various ships 1879-81. 10 certificates, 3 brief related letters and a character reference, printed with MS inserts, circles for conduct report on verso. 1879-81. £10.00
    Voyages were mainly to Philadelphia on the 'Lord Gough'.

  260. Middlesex, Hertfordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, size 36" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, cropped to border, folding to 8vo. Main roads coloured red. Covers Shoeburyness, West Ham, Langley, Great Sampford, Wissington. Folding into cloth wraps, slightly rubbed at edges. c1870. £40.00

  261. Millbrook, Southampton PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Comfortable Old-fashioned Residence known as Roselands, in the Parish of Millbrook, Southampton.... in all about 9a. 1r. 7p.... For Sale by Messsrs Hedger & Mixer.... On Friday, August the 3rd, 1894. Folio, 4pp, colourd plan, portion torn from one corner, without loss of text. 1894. £15.00

  262. Morris Motors Ltd. THE MORRIS EIGHT Series 'E'. Brochure, 9pp., oblong 4to, 3 cold plates, including double page 'section' showing all the parts inside. Lists prices. Rusty marks at staples, which have rusted away, wraps and first page grubby. 1945. £10.00

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

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

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

  266. Ogilby's ROAD MAPS OF ENGLAND AND WALES from Ogilby's 'Britannia', 1675. Reprint by Osprey Publications. Folio. 201 double page maps. With introduction by Roger Cleeve. 1971. £30.00

  267. Old Bleach Linen Co., N. Ireland AT YOUR SERVICE A Decorative History. Booklet explaining the firms products and processes. 29pp., 4to, decorative wraps with printed label. Illusts. in black and white and colour. c1940? £18.00
    Many photos are of rooms on liners for Cunard, White Star, P & O etc.

  268. Ordnance Survey GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS Based on the Work of the Geological Survey, J.J.H. Teal, Director. Colour printed map, size 31" x 23", key, on linen, folding into sm. 8vo wraps. 2nd ed. 1912. £25.00

  269. Ormiston & Glass NEWCASTLE AND VICINITY 12 photolitho views on folding strip, folding into heavily embossed boards, 4" x 6". Front board rather faded. c1880. £14.00

  270. Penny (J), Sherborne, Pr. SHERBORNE, DORCHESTER & TAUNTON JOURNAL Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. Slight wear at one fold. April 16, 1835. £14.00
    Includes report on trial for murder at Bristol of Mary Ann Burdock.

  271. Penny (W.W), Pr. THE SHERBORNE AND YEOVIL MERCURY Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., some browning on front page, red tax stamp. June 15, 1835. £10.00
    Includes notice of slae of Tythes of Ilfracombe, list of members of S. Somerset Conservative Association etc.

  272. Port of London Authority OPENING OF NEW DOCK forming the Southern Extension of the Royal Victoria & Albert System July 8th 1921. Souvenir booklet, colour printed wraps, 54pp, oblong 4to, illusts. and 2 folding cold. plans. 1921. £16.00

  273. Portsmouth and Gosport Hampshire PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of 51 Freehold Properties in Portsmouth and Gosport, and Debentures in the South Parade Pier Company.... King & King Are instructed to Sell by Auction.... Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 1895. 4to, 10pp, original wraps, creased where once folded. 1895. £12.00

  274. Reynold & Co. THE ALBUM OF WINDSOR VIEWS 30 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to boards, gilt, corners slightly rubbed. c1880. £17.00

  275. Reynolds & Co. THE ALBUM OF DEAL AND WALMER VIEWS 14 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards. c1880. £15.00

  276. Reynolds (C) THE ALBUM OF EASTBOURNE VIEWS 18 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into decorative gilt boards, sm. 4to. Edges of boards slightly darkened. c1880. £17.00
    Includes fine double page view of Grand Parade, 6-page panorama of the front.

  277. Reynolds (C) THE ALBUM OF BIRMINGHAM VIEWS 25 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to decorative gilt boards. Crease in front board slightly affecting first view. c1880. £15.00

  278. Reynolds (C), Pub. AN ALBUM OF LONDON VIEWS 20 photolitho views on a extending strip, folding into sm. 4to decorative gilt boards, cloth spine. Map inside back board. c1880. £20.00
    A fine copy. Includes panorama of the Thames, 42" x 3".

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

  280. Rock's ROYAL CHICHESTER CABINET ALBUM 15 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to decorative gilt boards, gilt slightly rubbed at edges. c1880. £17.00
    Includes Goodwood house, Racecourse.

  281. Rock's ROYAL PETERSFIELD ALBUM 20 photolitho views on folding strip. Gilt boards, 6" x 5". c1890. £16.00

  282. Rosher (F & G), London, Agents THE WATSONIAN PATENT FERN BRICK AND FERN COLUMN Advertising sheet, size 16" x 10", with illustrations of the fern bricks and columns in use, descriptive text with important words in 'Gothic' type, testimonials, list of other items supplied etc. One fold, two small repaired edge tears....together with... Barnard, Bishop & Barnards Patent Noiseless Lawn Mowers... Improved Garden Rollers... John Petter, Ironmonger, Yeovil. Small 8vo leaflet, one corner torn away, foxing. c1860. £38.00
    'The Watsonian Patent Fern Brick is one of the most elegant and useful means of cultivating Ferns, Lycopodiums and Mosses we have yet seen. These bricks represent an elegant alcove with a little balcony projecting in the form of a beautifully modelled clam shell....'

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

  284. Scotland COMPARATIVE SECTION of The Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway, and the Falkirk Junction Railway. Lithograph diagram size 5" x 22", lines uncoloured (not as described in Reference 'The Proposed Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway is shaded RED etc.) c1840. £14.00

  285. Seacombe, Cheshire WATERCOLOUR size 5" x 8", titled in margin 'Near Seacombe Ferry, September 10th, 1811' Shows three-storey house of reddish stone with large chimney on the shore, line of large stones along shoreline, trees framing house in background.. Framed and glazed, recent dull gilt frame, greenish mount, size 11" x 13". 1812. £50.00
    Finely painted with good architectural detail.

  286. Seyer (Robt.) Pr. WRITING SHEET Folio sheet with decorative engraved border with allegorical figures representing Valour, Ambition etc., and calligraphic text in manuscript, on Christ, Friendship, Religion, by Hugh Hayward December 15th, 1777. £25.00

  287. Shedfield, Hants. PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold properties situate at Shedfield in the parish of Droxford comprising Three Cottages, one Acre of Meadow Land, Three Acres of Arable land, which will be offered by Public Auction.... Botley, March 4th, 1878. 3pp., folio, folded. 1878. £10.00

  288. Smeeton, Tooley St., Pr. OUR CHURCH AND KING The Authentic Speech of His Majesty to the Prelates of England and Ireland on His Majesty's Birth Day, May 28, 1834. Broadside on 1p. sm. folio, coat of arms and title in large letters at head. 1834. £24.00

  289. Somerset & Dorset PARTICULARS, PLANS, ILLUSTRATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND FREEHOLD ESTATES Of the Right Hon. General Viscount Bridport, G.C.B., Situate in the parishes of Cricket St. Thomas, Winsham, Wayford, Cudworth, Chaffcombe, Chillington, Crewkerne, Hawkchurch, Thorncombe, Broadwindsor and Wootton Fitzpaine, Comprising an Important Mansion known as Cricket House.... Thirty-Five Farms.... The principal parts of the Village of Winsham.... Messrs. Hamnett & Co.... Are honoured with instructions to offer this magnificent Estate by Public Auction.... Folio, qtr. cloth, decorative paper boards, rubbed at edges, grubby. 126pp., with a folding key map and large folding plans nos. 1,2,3,5,6,7,9,10 bound in, plan 8 loose and mounted on linen, rolled, plan 4 is missing altogether. One plan has piece torn from corner affecting small portion of map. 12 full page photographic illustrations, with tissue guards, including interiors of Cricket House. Some amendments and corrections in red ink to acreages, etc., possibly made by Agent in preparation for final edition. First Edition, stamped 'Proof', 1895. £100.00

  290. Somerset and Devon AUCTION NOTICE sm. 8vo, printed on one side only, advertising sale of premises at Hammet Street and Fore St. in Taunton, and 'Three Corner Close' near the Canal at Halberton. 1872. £8.00

  291. Southampton Hampshire PARTICULARS, & CONDITIONS OF SALE of an Exceedingly Valuable Freehold Property known as "The Victoria Hall" or Skating Rink, Portland Terrace.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Fleuret Sons & Adams At the Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' Avenue, Basinghall Street, London.... On Tuesday, the 12th day of July, 1898. Folio, coloured folding plan, 5pp, original wraps, creased where once folded. 1898. £24.00

  292. Staunton, Worcestershire PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a very Desirable and Compact Freehold Estate, situate at Staunton.... Consisting of A Capital Breast-Shot Grist Mill, also an Excellent and Convenient Family Residence, with Cider Mill, Barn, Stables.... Sixty Acres.... To be Sold by Auction by C.F. Moore, at the King's Head Hotel, Gloucester, On Saturday, the 2nd day of August, 1846. Folio, 3pp, folded. 1846. £12.00

  293. Stratford on Avon, Warwicks. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LIV.S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 14", hand-coloured coloured in outline, mounted on linen and folding into cloth boards, 8vo. c1880. £12.00

  294. Swiss costume LITHOGRAPH Canton de Berne, Jeune Fille de la ville. Hand-coloured, showing girl in lacy bonnet seated in front of a pillar. 4to, laid on card, foxing spots. Ed. Pingret 1825. £6.00

  295. Taylor Brothers SCENE ON THE MARAVILLA COCOA ESTATE Advertising sheet, 8vo, with brightly coloured chromolitho scene of people picking cocoa beans, estate buildings etc., framed by cocoa beans. On verso is advert with 'Opinions from the Press' etc. Obviously once glued in album, as there are light traces of glue overall. c1890. £25.00

  296. Temple Sowerby, Westmoreland PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Mansion.... Gardens, Pleasure Grounds & Out-Buildings.... for sale by Public Auction by Mr. W.R. Mounsey at the Crown Hotel, Penrith.... 12th day of September, 1893. 5pp., folio, folds, with two actual photographs of house mounted in. Tear in last leaf. 1893. £18.00

  297. Underhay, (F), Hydraulic Engineer, London REGULATOR WATER CLOSETS Advertising card size 6" x 14", folded in 4 printed on both sides. Illustrating 2 types of closet, and three types of 'Servants' Closet Apparatus', with prices, description. On verso are prices for Plumbers' Brass Work, Round Way Cocks etc. c1870. £25.00
    The Company's premises were in Little James Street, Gray's Inn Road.

  298. 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

  299. Waterproofing SIKA COMPOUNDS Two booklets, 8vo, each approx. 30pp. One other smaller booklet loosely inserted. Illustrates buildings in which Sika used, including Bristol Fire Station.... together with.... Mastic (Natural Rock) Asphalt. Handbook of the Limmer & Trinidad Lake Asphalt Co. 40pp., 8vo. 4 items in all. c1930. £14.00

  300. Widdrington Castle, Northumberland THE EAST VIEW OF WIDDRINGTON CASTLE, IN NORTHUMBERLAND Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 8" x 14", plus wide margins. A fine early impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1728. £45.00
    A decoratvie view of house with many decorative turrets, clock tower, parterres with topiary etc.

  301. Wimpole Estate, Cambridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LIII.1 Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 38" x 25", buildings and water features hand-coloured. Stamp of O.S. 4" edge tear, neatly repaired on verso. 1887. £24.00
    Covers Wimpole Hall and lakes, Cobbs Wood Farm, Arrington Mill.

  302. Wimpole Park, Cambridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVI.13. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 38" x 25", buildings and water features hand-coloured. Stamp of O.S. 1887. £24.00
    Covers Kingston Pastures Farm, Mare Way etc.

  303. Woodward (James), Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent IMPERISHABLE TERRA-COTTA VASES Flower Pots, Garden Edgings, &c. Advertising sheet, large 4to, printed on one side only, listing prices and dimensions of different types. Some items refer to illustrations on a separate sheet of engravings. 1864. £18.00
    Includes 'Statuette... Fisher Girl', 'Lion's Head Flower Pot' etc. 'This list refers to the sheet of Engravings dated '1864' only.'

  304. Worthington Pumping Engine Co. PUMPING ENGINES, STEAM PUMPS Independent Condensers and Water Meters. Illustrated catalogue, 8" x 6", 60pp., printed wraps. Numerous illusts., detailed descriptions with dimensions etc. March 1st 1887. £34.00
    Includes 'Compound Condensing Mine Engine' 'Worthington Mine Pump' etc.

  305. Wright (T), Bond-street, Pr. THE NEWS and Sunday Herald. 8pp. Light spotting throughout. Sept 4th, 1836. £7.00
    Includes announcements by Brighton and London Railway, Thames Haven Dock & Railway, sailings for Australia & S. Africa etc.

  306. Wymondham, Norfolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 10 Cottages.... situated in Damgate Street and Hubbard's Yard.... which W.S. Hall is favoured with instructions to sell by Auction.... on Friday, June 5th, 1908. Folio, 4pp. 1908. £8.00

  307. Yorkshire BILL-BOOK Oblong 4to record book, marbled boards, worn calf spine, corners rubbed, printed label to front board 'Frobisher's Gentleman & Tradesman's Bill-Book: Sold at his Wholesale Book-Warehouse, Pavement, York.' Entries on 45 double page spreads, printed in columns for When & of Whom Recd., When & Where Drawn, Time, Payable To, By Whom Drawn, On Whom Drawn, Value, etc. First entry Jan. 31st 1806, last one for August 1811. Places where drawn include Leeds, Macclesfield, Saddleworth, Accrington, Blackburn, Bradford, Halifax, Bowling Iron Works. People listed under 'On Whom Drawn' include Sir James Esdaile & Co., Sir Richd. Carr Glyn, Ramsbottom & Co., Masterman & Co. 1806-1811. £70.00

  308. Young & Co. STABLE FITTINGS Cow House and Piggery Fittings etc. No. 170 Catalogue. 280pp., large 4to, decorativley printed boards, cloth spine. Numerous illusts. Loosely inserted is letter with attractive heading sent to customer at Bodmin. 1909. £75.00
    Includes stall dividers, ornamental loose boxes, marble lining for walls, glass roofs for carriage washing etc.

    General Acts Parliament

  309. Banbury and Cheltenham Railway AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway Company.... 5pp. Edges of paper dusty. 1880. £8.00

  310. Berks. & Wilts. AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing the Road from the End of the Turnpike Road from Besselsleigh to Hungerford.... to Leckford otherwise Sousley Water in the County of Wiltshire 7pp. 1814. £12.00

  311. Billinghay Lincs. AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open Common Fields, Meadwos, Dales and Common Fen, within the Parish of Billinghay.... 66pp., plus title leaf, black letter. 1777. £20.00

  312. Birmingham Canal AN ACT for enabling the Company of Proprietors of the Birmingham Canal Navigations to raise further Moneym and for other Purposes. 6pp. 1858. £12.00

  313. Blenheim Estate AN ACT for giving effect to a Compromise relating to the Estate of the Most Noble George Fourth Duke of Marlborough, deceased, and, with a view thereto, for extinguishing the demisable Quality of certain Copyhold Hereditaments, Parcels of the Manors comprised in the Estates.... 34pp., last leaf loose. 1856. £28.00
    Includes Schedules of Surrenders in the Manor of Woodstock, 1766 - 1816.

  314. Bolsover and Clown Derbyshire AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Arable Fields and Commons, within the Parishes of Bolsover and Clown, in the County of Derby. 30pp. 1778. £22.00

  315. Charlton, Kent AN ACT for vesting in Trustees certain Lands and Hereditaments, at Charlton, in the County of Kent, for further promoting the Service of His Majesty's Ordnance. 6pp. 1803. £17.00

  316. Commonwealth Armies AN ORDINANCE for an Assessment for six Moneths from June 24. 1654 for the maintenance of the Armies and Navies of this Common-wealth, at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds per mensem, for the first three months.... 7pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Coat of arms on cover leaf and on first page, decorative initial letter. 3 pages badly browned. Recent cloth boards, gilt title. 1654. £55.00
    Lists sum of money to be raised from each county, followed by list of commissioners for 14 counties, including 5 for Cornwall, 7 for Gloucester.

  317. Credit AN ACT to enable the Governor.... of His Majesty's Colony of New York, to pass an Act of Assembly for creating and issuing upon Loan Paper Bills of Credit.... 2pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. 1770. £25.00

  318. Flower, Northants. AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures.... within the Manor, Parish and Liberties of Floore, otherwise Flower.... 42pp. 1778. £24.00

  319. Great Western Railway AN ACT for conferring further powers upon the Great Western Railway Company.... in respect of their own undertaking.... and the London & North Western Railway Company.... for vesting the undertaking of the Golden Valley Railway Company in the Great Western Railway Company.... 81pp. Includes schedules for lands in Cheltenham, Prestbury, Winchcomb, Somerton, Langport etc. 1899. £22.00

  320. Great Western Railway AN ACT to authorise the Great Western Railway Company to make and maintain certain Railways.... for vesting in the Great Western Railway Company the undertakings of the Stratford upon Avon and the Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway Companies.... 95pp. 1883. £14.00

  321. Kennett and Avon AN ACT for explaining and amending an Act.... for making a Navigable Canal from the Thames, or Isis, near Abingdon.... to join the Kennet and Avon Canal, near Trowbridge..... 3pp. 1813. £15.00

  322. Kent AN ACT for Vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and Herditaments, in the County of Kent (Part of the Estates devised by the Will of John Thoyts, deceased) in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed to Sir Sampson Gideon.... 10pp. 1778. £18.00

  323. Kimcoate and Knaptoft Leicester AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... in the Liberties of Kimcoate and Walton, in the Parishes of Kimcoate and Knaptoft, in the County of Leicester. 34pp. 1778. £22.00

  324. King's Langley Hertford AN ACT for vesting the undivided Moiety of the Reverend Henry Osman Clerk and Mary his Wife, of and in certain Lands and hereditaments in the Parish of King's Langley in the County of Hertford.... 17pp. 1777. £22.00

  325. Lambeth, Surrey AN ACT to impower John Bond, Merchant.... to grant Leases of their settled Estate, in the County of Surry. 9pp. 1778. £18.00

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

  327. Napton, Warwicks. AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows.... in the Parish and Liberties of Napton upon the Hill.... 44p. 1778. £24.00

  328. Rednal, Shropshire AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Moors, Commons.... within the Township of Rednal, in the Parish of West Felton.... 13pp. First page spotty, page edges slightly dust-stained. 1777. £16.00

  329. Rouslench Worcester AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common fields, Common Meadows.... and Waste Grounds within the manors or Lordships of Rous-lench and Radford, in the Parish of Rouslench, in the County of Worcester. 36pp. 1778. £22.00

  330. Shepshead, Leics. AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open Fields and Meadows within the Parish of Shepshead.... and also several Closes of Parcels.... called The Carrs and Michaelmas Grounds.... 18pp. Last leaf with some foxing spots. 1777. £22.00

  331. Shiffnall, Shropshire AN ACT for Repairing the Roads therein mentioned, between Crackley Bank in the Parish of Idsall alias Shiffnall, and the Town of Shrewsbury. 14pp, plus title sheet, black letter, decorative initial letter. 1726. £12.00

  332. Somerset and Wilts Roads AN ACT for repairing and widening the Roads from Tinhead Hill to the Round Stone in Trowbridge; and from Flinty Nap to Western Down in the Parish of Edington, in the County of Wilts; and other Roads in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, leading towards the Cities of Bristol and Bath. 36pp. 1752. £16.00

  333. Southampton Estate AN ACT for vesting the settled Estate of the Right Honourable Francis Earl Brooke, in the County of Southampton.... 7pp. 1753. £17.00

  334. Sugar & Coffee Imports AN ACT to permit.... Sugar and Coffee to be exported from His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations to any Port in Europe to the Southward of Cape Finisterre.... 6pp., held with staples. 1808. £18.00

  335. Surrey Estate AN ACT for Vesting in Trustees certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in the County of Surrey, settled in and by the Will of Thomas Bridges, Esquire.... 10pp. 1778. £22.00

  336. Sussex Roads AN ACT to enlarge and the Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing the Roads from the North End of Malling-street, near the Town of Lewes, and other Roads, in the County of Sussex.... Cover leaf + 4pp. 1773. £11.00

  337. Wendover Cumberland AN ACT for Confirming Exchanges of lands and Tithes of and in the open and uninclosed Common Fields within the Manor and Parish of Wendover, in the County of Buckingham.... 30pp, light staining to a few inner margins, stapled. 1777. £20.00

  338. Weston upon Wetheley Warwickshire AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields and other Commonable Lands in the Parish of Weston upon Wetheley, in the County of Warwick. 22pp. 1777. £22.00

  339. Worcester, Stafford, Shropshire and Warwick Roads AN ACT for enlarging and altering the Term and Powers of an Act.... for repairing the Roads leading from the Market-house in Stourbridge, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Worcester, Stafford, Salop, and Warwick.... Cover leaf + 14pp. 1773. £11.00

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