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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 111

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

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  1. Reading PROBATE of the will of John Dudman, gent., of Reading, late of Sackville Street, Piccadilly. Two large vellum sheets, manuscript, with Certificate of Administration, printed with manuscript inserts, attached, large papered seal. Brown stain approx. 2" x 2" affecting two sheets, verso where titled rather spotty. 1823. £18.00
    Leaves large amounts of Bank of England stock, annuities etc. to different people, and his tea chest, silver spoons, Bible.

  2. Shellingford CATALOGUE of Auction Sale on the Farm Premises in the Village of Shellingford, by the direction of the Executors of T.M. Goodlake. 8pp, first page printed in a variety of type-faces with details of the Auction, and items in sale, including 6 Capital Working Horses, 7-Horse-Power Steam Engine, 4 Scotch Carts, 71 Hampshire Down Stock Ewes, 24 Geese, etc. Luker, Typ. Faringdon. 1877. £16.00

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  3. Central Unit for Environmental Planning SEVERNSIDE A Summary of the Feasibility Study. 27pp., wraps, spiral binding. 1971. £10.00

  4. Clifton BILL of James Garraway & Compy., Nurserymen, Seedsmen & Florists, Durdham Down Nurseries, Dec. 11th, 1888. 4to, printed heading. Made out to Ilminster Cemetery for cupressus nataliensis, Irish yews, 3 doz. laurels, junipers etc. Receipted over stamp. 1888. £8.00

  5. New Guildhall LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE Offprint from the Bristol Mirror, describing the ceremony. Folio, single sheet, 2 columns, pencil note 'Given to me by Thomas Garrard, City Treasurer....' 1843. £10.00

  6. 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. £8.00

  7. Voss Bark (Conrad), Photographer PHOTOGRAPH of a large group of over a hundred boys in naval uniforms on a sailing ship, some seated, some in the rigging. Albumen print, size 4" x 7", mounted on card, outlined in red, 'C. Voss Bark, Clifton' printed below. Card edges with browning (not affecting photograph). At the left hand side is a small group of ladies. The boys ages seem to be about 10-16, and the ship was possibly a training establishment. c1885. £20.00
    C. Voss Bark was a well-known Bristol photographer, based at Strathcarn House, Clifton.

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  8. Buckingham and Bedford GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. XLVI.N.W. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1901. £25.00

  9. Iver (Manor of) ADMISSION of William Brown to a small garden in Iver, taken out of Wyde Croft. At the Court Baron of Henry Spurling, Lord of the Manor. Vellum, size 16" x 22". 1856. £12.00

  10. White Cross Green Wood CATALOGUE OF 51 PLATS OF CAPITAL UNDERWOOD Standing in White Cross Green Wood and in Gardiner's Coppice, Bucks, Adjoining the Road leading from Oxford to Brill, and about 6 Miles from Oxford, The Property of Lady Croke, Which Will Be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. T. Mallam & Son, on Thursday, December 8, 1853, At Mr J. Burrows's the Sign of the Kings Arms Studley.... Poster, size 13" x 8", slightly off-set. Printed by H. Cooke and Co., Oxford, 1853. £24.00
    'The young Heirs of Oak must be left uncut and not damaged...'

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  11. Cary (John) A NEW MAP OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers Parks &c. Engraved map, size 21" x 18", plus wide margins, full wash colouring in hundreds. Parkland coloured dark green, roads in buff. Scale bar, title in a roundel, shaded in pink wash, pink border. Central fold. Small piece torn from margin just below fold, slightly affecting coloured border. Printed for J. Cary Engraver & Mapseller, Strand, June 1808. £60.00

  12. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CAMBRIDGE Divided into Hundreds. Engraved map, fully handcoloured in hundreds, in declicate shades. Coloured border, small compass rose, Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation. Size 19" x 17", plus wide margins. Central fold. January 6th, 1801. £65.00

  13. Wilburton PARTICULARS OF A DESIRABLE ESTATE at Wilburton, in the Isle of Ely, which will be sold by Auction by G. Legge & Son.... 24th day of March instant.... 5pp., folio, folds, first page with title attractively printed with different type-faces. Lists 12 Lots, each lot with approx. 5 different plots, each with acreage, occupier, etc. 1835. £35.00

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  14. Chorlton Hall PHOTOGRAPH of Chorlton Hall, The Seat of Mrs. Clutton. Photograph size 6" x 8", showing the house from the side, mounted on thick paper with lithographically printed title below... together with... similar, slightly larger photograph of Little Moreton Hall, The Seat of Mrs Moreton-Craigie, with similar title (the second image not as crisp as the first). c1880 £14.00
    Chorlton Hall was where George Ormerod lived whilst writing his History of Cheshire.

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

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  16. Bacon's MAP OF CORNWALL Divided into 5 mile squares. Colour printed map size approx. 12" x 18", central fold. Reduced from the Ordnance Survey, scale " to 1 mile. c1885. £10.00
    From 'Bacon's Atlas of The British Isles'.

  17. Easter Cant BILL of Rashleigh Coode to Revd. William Sandys, 1808-9, for legal services, expenses for travel, etc. 1p, manuscript, 4to. 8 attendances listed. 1808. £8.00
    Includes 'Oct. 3. Journey to Lanhydrock to inspect Map of Easter Cant and writing you thereon... 1.1s.' He no doubt consulted the Lanhydrock Atlas.

  18. Grade TITHE APPORTIONMENT of the Parish of Grade in the County of Cornwall. 1843. 13pp, folio, plus 2p introduction. Printed in columns for Landowner, Occupiers, No. on Plan, Description of Lands, Cultivation, Rent Charge apportioned. Pages dog-eared and dusty at top right corner, lacks back wrap, printed label on front wrap, which is stained. Helston, 1843. £50.00
    Tenements include Worvas, Trevelgas, Kuggar, Chiverton, Plain an Quarry, Ledra, Polteska.


  19. Gulval PLAN OF PART OF THE PARISH OF GULVAL Scale 6 chains = 1 inch. By Thomas Mathews, Surveyor. Manuscript plan in ink and three colours, size 26" x 32", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 14" x 8". Shows Chyandour, Trescrowan, Ponjou, Polkinghorne, Garras, etc, with buildings, roads, streams, shoreline. Many small fields, all numbered, large number in the south coloured brown - later note by reference simply states 'Brown - potatoes'. Ink smudge near scale bar, some foxing, some dust-staining at bottom of map. A few ink amendments giving acreage of fields. Signed and dated by Matthews bottom right. 21st October, 1872. £170.00

  20. Gunwalloe PARISH OF GUNWALLOE sketch map. Basic plan in red and black ink, on paper size 16" x 16", folds, showing river, roads to Helston and Mullion, bridge, 'proposed sanding road' and 'proposed footpath', farm house, church. Field belonging to J.J. Rogers outlined in red. Line with numbers along river, with reference key giving distance between these numbers 'No. 1 to 2. 4 Chains. Moorstone posts and batten rails.... 4 to 5. 8 chains. dry stone fence on bank of river...' 17th November 1866. £22.00

  21. Hart (Claude M) THE CORNISH RIVIERA and Isles of Scilly. Large format album, size 9" x 12", with 16 tipped-in watercolour views by Hart, plus a large view tipped onto front wrap, decorative border. All but one of the views 3" x 9", the other 6" x 10". Printed in green on greyish thick paper. Thick card wraps with mounted illustration, descriptive text on page facing views. Foreward by Herbert Thomas. c1920. £45.00
    Views include: Malpas, Pendennis Castle, The Lizard (2), Kynance (2), Serpentine Cave near Kynance, Cape Cornwall, St. Agnes, St. Martins, Cromwell's Castle, Godrevy Light.

  22. Helston, Lizard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 359. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", plus wide margins. Revised 1894. £24.00
    Covers Lizard Point, Helston, Rosemullion.

  23. Isles of Scilly ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 357 & 360. Scale 1" to 1 mile. On thick paper, size 12" x 17", plus wide margins. Fully hand coloured. Surveyed 1887-8. Advance Edition Published by Photozincography. c1888. £30.00

  24. Launceston PLANS, CONDITIONS AND PARTICULARS OF SALE of an Excellent Residential House, also Stores, Stables, Cottage, and Highly Attractive Fields, in the Borough of Dunheved otherwise Launceston... To be sold by Public Auction by J. Kittow & Son... 14th October, 1910. 5pp., plus 2pp. conditions of sale, folio, green printed wraps, 2 small folding, and 2 larger folding coloured plans. Staples rusty, hence one section coming loose. 1910. £26.00

  25. Launceston REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 3pp, with a sheet on which is a plan of town, coloured in outline, scale 4" to 1 mile and a plan of the borough, scale 1" to a mile, by R.K. Dawson. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting, onto text. 1837. £22.00

  26. Ludgvan CASTLE AN DINAS Sketch map in ink on paper backed with linen, size 13" x 24", very basic plan, scale 4 chains to one inch indicating Castle, Dennis Downs, Edwards's Crofts, Black Lane, etc. n.d. c1850. £25.00

  27. Ludgvan LEASE FOR A YEAR of the tenement of West Polgrean in Ludgvan Single vellum sheet, wax seal, ink rather faded but legible. 1772. £12.00
    Includes Parc and Low, Great East Close, etc.

  28. Mawgan in Meneage LEASE two messuages and 37 acres, part of Killianker, known as Roskymer Cutter, G.L. Bassett of Tehidy Park to Elisha Aver. Printed on three pages, folio, sewn at edge, with details in manuscript. With double-page sketch plan in ink on waxed cotton sewn in, with schedule giving acreage of fields numbered on plan 1883. £15.00
    Signed by Bassett's Mineral Agent.

  29. Penzance Harbour ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXIV.2. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 36", folded in four. Small area of wall near mouth of Chyandour Brook shaded pink, with lettering A-B and C-D, and paper with two sections of the rocks and wall below railway line, scale 10 ft to an inch, pasted in blank sea area. Revision of 1936. £25.00
    Covers area from Graving Dock to rail platforms east of Chyandour, north as far as Chyanhall.

  30. Peters (J.P.) THE YEOMAN'S CLUB To Support Freedom of Election & Constitutional Protection. Broadside, size 12" x 8", putting forward a proposal for funding a sum by subscription in every Parish, the collection to be continued until 20,000 is amassed, the interest of this sum to be applied 'against oppressive Law, when the spirit of darkness has a too powerful ascendancy', any excess being given to Charity. 'This plan is humbly submitted to the Yeomanry of Cornwall by their friend and Brother J.P. Peters. January 21, 1825.' E. Heard, Printer, Truro. 1825. £36.00

  31. Rose-in-Vale SKETCH PLAN of Rose-in-Vale and Little Treassowe. Glebe Exchange. Basic sketch plan in ink on waxed cotton, size 20" x 18". Shows buildings, field outlines, woodland, each field numbered. Two fields are outlined in colours. Adjacent is a sketch plan 'Ludgvan Glebe Lands exchanged', showing basic field outlines. n.d. 1880? £14.00

  32. Sithney PLAN of of Several Plots of Ground Lying Contiguous to the Boundary line between Canon Rogers lands in Bosoar and lands of John Buller, at Longstone Down. Manuscript plan in ink and colour, size 25" x 10", scale 99ft. to 1", showing bound stones, small strips of land, reference table with distances between named points in links, one for Rogers and one for Buller... with... PLAN of proposed New Hedge to enclose Site of old Cottages at Sithney Common. Basic printed plan on large folio sheet, hand shading, names seem to have been printed with rubber stamp kit. 2 items. c1850 & 1902. £34.00

  33. St. Ives ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXI.12 Scale 25" to 1 mile. Covers St. Ives, as far inland as Wesley Place. Two thirds of the map is sea area. Some reinforcing of margins with new paper where paper torn from margins... together with Sheet LXI.16. Carbis Bay. Some annotations near Hawks point relative to a new road... together with Sheet LXI.11. Porthmeor Beach, Trowan, Zawn Quoits. Ink blotch at Carrick Du Terrace. 3 items. 1908. £34.00

  34. St. Ives SPECIAL EDITION OF THE CORNISH TELEGRAPH The Presentation of St. Ives, Mr. Pendarves before the Electors. Newsprint, in three columns, heading in large typeface. Size 29" x 13", 10" long horizontal tear repaired with archival tape. Reports on a meeting in the Town Hall, St. Ives, with introduction of Pendarves by the Chairman, and Pendarves long speech. Printed at the Cornish Telegraph Office, April 1st, 1881. £20.00
    Pendarves condemns over-interference in foreign affairs of the previous government, loss of life and expense of Afghan War. Also mentions the Boers of South Africa, plans for the Harbour at St. Ives.

  35. St. Keverne DEMISE of the tithes and tenths of hay, corn and grain belonging to the Rectory of St. Keverne, arising from a part of a tenement called Trevivian, Richard Hele of Fleet Damerell, Devon, to John Reskilly, yeoman, of St. Keverne. Printed on vellum, 41 lines, with manuscript inserts, size 13" x 14", signed by Reskilly with small wax seal. Large heading with attractive initial letter. 1706. £40.00
    Three 'lives' with their ages listed on verso. Symons' 'Gazeteer of Cornwall' lists Trevivian as a farm of 120 acres in St. Keverne.

  36. Symons (Robt.) & Sons, Surveyors, Truro MAP OF CAMBORNE, ILLOGAN, REDRUTH AND GWENNAP MINES Scale 15 chains to one inch. Size 27" x 43", newly rebacked with linen, dissected, folded and mounted in recent cloth-covered boards, size 11" x 16", with printed label on front board. Explanation, scale bars of Chains and Fathoms. Areas of different mines outlined in various colours. Shows lodes, Cross courses, Elvans, shafts, Sett Boundaries, account houses, depth of mine from surface. A few small rust spots along top edge. Lithographed by Brenton Symons, Truro (1870). £400.00

  37. Tuckingmill, Camborne BICKFORD CENTENARY. 21 letters to and from William Thomas regarding the form and organisation of proposed celebrations for the centenary of the discovery of the safety fuse. Original letters from correspondents, with copies of Thomas's letters to them. Includes letters from Mr. Bickford-Smith at Tuckingmill; Wm. Cullen (offering to write articles for The Times or Nature, to issue invitations, to help Thomas with background for a paper 'what I mean by the background is the necessity in a paper of this sort to visualize the conditions which obtained in Cornwall.... it was then an isolated community, very much self-contained as to its ideas but full of resourceful men'); Harry Rich; Joe Thomas, his brother, on South Crofty notepaper; letter from Thomas to Pellew-Harvey at Institution of Mining & Metallurgy etc. Most letters one or two pages, 4to, some typewritten. Each letter filed in plastic pocket, together with a typewritten transcript of an article On Bickford by William Cullen from 'The Journal of Chemical Industry' 1931. May and June, 1931. £95.00
    'on June 25th and 26th Bickford Smiths celebrate the centenary of the discovery of the safety Fuse and they proposed making it a purely domestic function... I have told them it is not only a Cornish matter but a world matter... it is of the same order as the Davey Safety lamp... and has probably saved thousands of lives'. Bickford invented a safer kind of fuse for use in the mines. Sadly he died just before the factory making the fuse was opened.

  38. (Wallis, John) OUTLINE OR SKELETON MAPS OF THE DIOCESE OF EXETER Part 1. Containing in Thirteen Plates The Archdeaconry and County of Cornwall in which the Boundarie of all the Deaneries, Hundred, Subdivisions of Hundreds, and Parishes, are accurately described. With Title, 'List of Maps', 'Explanation' and 13 lithographed maps. Printed on rectos only, 4to. Bound in original plain paper wraps, loosely inserted in recent grey paper boards, cloth spine. Printed title on front board. Bodmin. Lithographed by Liddell and Son 1825. £85.00
    The Cornish section was the only part to be published. The maps were 'reduced by Bennett Pascoe, land surveyor, from the outline prepared by John Wallis in 1815 from T. Martyn's large map' (Boase and Courtney; Bibliotheca Cornubiensis).

  39. West Wheal Damsel REPORT AND STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 18th July 1859. 3pp., 4to, printed on blue paper. Details progress in different shafts etc. with brief accounts, and letter to Shareholder. 1859. £15.00

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

  41. Bampton, Honiton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps. Fully coloured with counties shaded in wash, boundaries in a brighter wash. Main roads, railways, parkland coloured. Electrotyped in 1876. £68.00
    Also covers part of Somerset and small part of Dorset.

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

  43. Chittlehampton MORTGAGE of messuage called Hawkeridge, with Hawkeridge Wood and other lands, in Chittlehampton, with various other cottages, etc. in Goodleigh and Swymbridge, Malett Hals to Charles Davie and Robert Furledon. Vellum, size 20" x 29", hole in vellum with loss of about four words, another small hole with loss of half a word. Wax seal. 1731. £28.00
    The original mortgage was by Baldwin Hals and John Honycombe.

  44. Dartmoor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding into 8vo green endpapers. Parkland, county boundaries, main roads and railway hand coloured. Inserted in full green morocco slip case with tuck-in flap, rubbed at corners. Electrotyped in 1873. £65.00

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

  46. Hartland ABSTRACT OF TITLE to William Rowe's tenements of Wellisford, Bursdon and Diptford. 6p., small folio. On the last page is a letter (in a different hand) to Richard Stevens at Winscott, from J. Whitlocke (presumably a lawyer), 7th Jan. 1741, saying he is sending the abstract with a deed of ejectment, and that he is glad Stevens has got rid of his swollen face. Integral address panel on verso, marked 'Free. Richard Syster', broken wax seal, indistinct circular postmark. 1741. £18.00
    The tenement included a messuage and many acres of meadow, pasture, furze and heath. Details title from 1693.

  47. Hartland BOND Edward Wolferstan of Hartland bound to William Tanner of Collumpton for the sum of 300. Printed sheet, blank adjoining leaf, small folio with details in MS, signed by Wolferstan and two witnesses, with seal. Some browning due to damp. 26th Mar. 1787. £20.00

  48. Ilfracombe ABSTRACT OF THREE LEASES of 1897, 1898, 1899, of a farmhouse and lands called Comyn Farm in Ilfracombe, Walter Raleigh Gilbert to George Brown of Barnstaple. 6p., folio, folded. With Schedules. 1899. £8.00

  49. Landkey THESE ARE TO CERTIFY that James Shapland of Landkey... Husbandman was on the Day of the Date hereof Sworn Constable of the parish of Landkey... Manuscript note, 9 lines, 8vo, signed by a Justice, Richard Bawden. The conjoint leaf has been used for the address to send to the Steward of Bishops Tawton Manor, Philip Sydenham, at Barnstaple. Small hole in blank leaf. 1772. £16.00

  50. Peters Marland NINE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 25.344 inches to 1 mile. Sheets SS 5312, 5412, 5012, 4913, 5013, 4912, 4812, 4911, 4811. Each sheet 18" x 17", plus margins. Nine items. 1956. £25.00
    Covers Merton Mill, Newberry, Greatwood, Winscott Farm, Eastwood, etc.

  51. 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, small folio, disbound, plus cover leaf. 1774. £14.00
    Lists the lands concerned, for example 'that Field called Woodend Field... adjoining... Point Field, situate at Keyham Point...'

  52. Sidmouth Railway AN ACT to authorise the construction of a Railway.... to be called "the Sidmouth Railway".... 18pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1871. £24.00

  53. Southern Railway PHOTOGRAPH of the railway engine 'Seaton'. Glossy black and white print with the stamp and number of the Southern Railway on verso, with the date June '46, and the number A5348. Size 6" x 8". 1946. £12.00

  54. Spreat (W) BUCKLAND MONACHORUM CHURCH. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins. C. Hulmandel's Patent. c1842. £22.00
    With two groups of people in front of the church wall in the foreground and a young boy pointing to the church.

  55. Tavistock & Plymouth AN ACT for the better amending and repairing of the Roads leading from the Lower Market House in Tavistock, to Old Town Gate, in the Borough of Plymouth, and from Manadon Gate to the Old Pound near Plymouth Dock, in the County of Devon. 34pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1804. £16.00

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  56. Bartholomew's REDUCED ORDNANCE SURVEY For Tourists & Cyclists. Sheet 34. Dorset. Scale 2 miles to an inch. Colour-printed, linen-backed and folding into decorative blue cloth wraps. c1918. £9.00

  57. Basire, Sculpt. S. EAST VIEW OF BINDON ABBEY belonging to T. Weld Esq. Copper engraving 7" x 9", plus wide margins. Volume and page number in small figures top right. n.d. c1780 £18.00
    Shows two men sketching in foreground, ruin of Abbey, with house in middle distance.

  58. Beale's Fancy Fair, Publisher PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF BOURNEMOUTH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD Sm. 4to, 42 photolitho views on extending strip (some full page, some 2, 4 or 6 to a page). Gilt title on front board. Map on back endpaper, lacks the back free endpaper with half the map. c1900. £17.00
    Includes two good views of Beale's shop.

  59. Chantmarle ENGRAVING OF THE SOUTH ELEVATION OF CHANTMARLE HOUSE dedicated by the Author to Sir William Oglander. Copper engraving size 9" x 12", plus wide margins. Title and dedication below view, with small coat of arms. n.d. c1800. £14.00

  60. Cranborne Chase, New Forest ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XV. scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into red slip-case with Stanford label, cloth of slipcase faded and rubbed at corners. 1878. £36.00
    Covers Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Wimborne, Ringwood.

  61. Dawson (R.K) PLAN OF THE BOROUGH OF BLANDFORD FORUM Scale 4 inches to 1 mile. Engraved plan with outline colour. Text not present. 1832. £15.00

  62. Wambrook ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT made between John Fancis of Ilcheser, Surgeon, and William Bradley of Wyndham, farmer, relating to a farm in Wambrook previously in the possession of Phillippa Bondfield. 3p., small folio, folds. Brief Schedule of farm with acreage of various fields, at the end. 1841. £10.00

  63. Wareham LICENCE to assign land at Pound Lane, John Calcraft of Rempstone Hall to Samuel Townsend of Wareham. 1p., sm. folio. 1843. £10.00

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  64. Barking ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL. BARKING BRIDGE RE-CONSTRUCTION 1902. Plans and Sections. Percy J. Sheldon, Engineer to the Council. Book of hand-coloured lithographed plans and sections. Size 28" x 40". original printed front wrap, lacks back wrap. Spine loose, and sewing loose, front wrap badly torn with repairs with archival tape. A few very minor marginal tears to some sheets. Six sheets of plans, lacks the first sheet with Drawing 1. As there is no list of plans it's not clear if there were any other plans after Drawing 7, but it looks unlikely. Cook & Hammond, Lith., Westminster. 1902. £120.00
    Plans as follows: Drawing No. 2. Elevation, Cross section and 2 half plans. Shows decorative iron work, lamps. Drawing No. 3. Longitudinal Section at Centre, Cross Section on AB. Drawing No. 4. Various details of caps, quoins, panel bricks, at very large scale. Drawing No. 5. Elevation showing span, and Section (with details on plates, rivetting etc. e.g. 'Rivets in Floorplates 3/4" diamr., 6" pitch', etc. Drawing No. 6. Parapet and fascia. All coloured blue. Detail of parapet at large scale showing arms of Essex, date, 'Rosette 1/2 Full Size' etc. Drawing No. 7. Plans and sections showing planking, piles, whaling etc.

  65. Black Notley PROBATE of the will of George Lilly of Black Notley, yeoman. Manuscript in a large hand on vellum, size 12" x 26", printed administration certificate attached, large papered seal. 1764. £18.00
    Bequeathes his farm called Fryers, some cottages, the Black Barn, held of the Manor of Leeze le Rich and Lavenders and his capital messuage called the Green Dragon in Black Notley to his brother.

  66. Great and Little Clacton ADMISSION at the Court Baron of John Nunn to a Blacksmith's shop and a piece of ground with five cottages in Great Clacton. Vellum size 18" x 22". Signed by the Steward. 1829. £14.00
    Names occupiers.

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  67. Gloucester THE EXAMINATION of Ann Ballinger, late Ann Trotter. Who sayeth that she twenty seven years ago hired herself to John Spencer of the Boothall Inn, Gloucester. States Sarah Aldridge was a fellow servant who on 3rd Sept. 1809 married Thos. Johnson at Hempstead Church, and Ann was Brides Maid. 22 lines, manuscript, on small folio sheet. Signed by two J.P.'s. Tirley, Jan. 1832. £14.00

  68. Hambrook AN ASSESSMENT Made in pursuance of an Act... for granting an aid to his Majesty by A Land Tax... for the service of the year 1798. Manuscript on 6 pages, size 7" x 6", sewn, divided in columns for 'Proprietors', 'Occupiers', and amount. Signed by the Comissioners with three small papered seals. 1798. £20.00
    Proprietors include Dowager Duchess of Beaufort, Worrall and Tucker, Gibbons and Co., Iron Works.

  69. Hanham AN ASSESSMENT MADE ON THE SEVERAL INHABITANTS of the Hamlet of Hanham in the Parish of Bitton in the County of Gloucester by Virtue of an Act of Parliment made for Granting an Aid to his Majesty by a Land tax to be Raised in Great Britain for the Service of the Year 1797 at 4s in the Pound. Manuscript on one side of large folio sheet, folded. Signed with small wax seals. 1797. £24.00
    Includes 'Mr Batty for the Water Works at Hanham's Mills...', 'George Burges for the Queens Head...'

  70. Iron Acton RELEASE of Craddock Wood and Lawrence's Wood, Joane Lawrance of Yate, to Robert Rolfe of Westerleigh, yeoman. Vellum, size 20" x 27", decorative initial 'T', signed with her mark by Joane, with an interesting wax seal showing a skeleton holding a branch. Some very slight rubbing of ink at folds. 1707. £32.00
    Interesting wax seal showing a skeleton holding a branch.

  71. Iron Acton RELEASE land in the Manor of Iron Acton called the Ridings, Daniel Burcombe of Old Sodbury, Stephen Burcombe of Stinchcombe, Clothier, Edward Martin of Iron Acton, yeoman, to William Thomas of Westerleigh. Vellum, size 21" x 21", two wax seals. Ink slightly rubbed in places, and vellum slightly browned at bottom of deed, but written in a bold hand, and ink is dark and legible throughout. Witnessed on verso. 1710. £32.00

  72. Manor of Whaddon ADMISSION of William Cherrington to lands in the Manor of Whaddon, at the Court Baron of Samuel Eckley, 28th April 1705. Vellum, size 10" x 12", in Latin. Signed by Eckley, but small wax seal has been clipped away. Details areas of land in Sidstone, Purland, Whaddon Hill etc., with acreages. 1705. £18.00
    The Lord of the Manor was Charles Hyett.

  73. Westley's REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP of the Environs of Cheltenham. Showing all Railways, Stations, Roads &c. from the Ordnance Survey. Size 19" x 24", scale 2 miles to 1 inch, folding into yellow printed paper wraps. c1880. £22.00
    Shows railways open and authorized.

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  74. Arlesford, Petersfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. 300. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Stamp of Hydrographic Office in margin. Corrected to May 1913. £20.00

  75. Basingstoke, Stockbridge, Newbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers. Recent handwritten paper label on front wrap. Printed from an Electrotype 1876. £45.00

  76. Bramley, Pamber and Monk Sherborne CATALOGUE OF UPWARDS OF 44 ACRES OF USEFUL UNDERWOOD, and upwards of 400 Small Oak, Elm, & Ash Trees & Saplings... To be Sold by Auction... At the Queens College Arms, Pamber End, on Friday, the 18th of November, 1853.... Poster, size 17" x 13", slightly off-set. H. Cooke & Co., Printers, Oxford, 1853. £18.00
    Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.

  77. Portsmouth Docks AN ACT to vest certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements.... in Trustees, for better securing His Majesty's Docks, Ships and Stores, at Portsmouth, and for extending the Lines and Works at Dover. 19pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1806. £12.00

  78. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction.... the valuable long-leasehold property known as "Eastland Villa" in Castle Street, Ryde. Size 30" x 20". 1894. £16.00

  79. Southampton PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the important Freehold Estate known as 'The Elms'... situated in The Polygon... for sale by auction Feb. 21st, 1905. 7pp., 4to., very large folding coloured plan. Loose in wraps as the staples rusted. 1905. £18.00

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  80. Bacon's MAP OF HERTFORDSHIRE Reduced from the Ordnance Survey. Colour printed map size approx. 12" x 18", central fold. Reduced from the Ordnance Survey, scale " to 1 mile. Divided into 5 mile squares. c1885. £10.00
    From 'Bacon's Atlas of The British Isles'.

  81. Cheverells Green LETTER from Stephen Read, Bridgham, to a Mr Rowed at Cheverells Green, about his son's farm and rent arrears. 1p., 4to, plus blank conjoint leaf with address panel, two postmarks, one a red circle with 'A' above the date, one black, with the word 'Harling' in a circle. Mentions 'Sir John', presumably the landlord. 1835. £12.00
    'Have now this Minuite Bought a Lurcher Bitch for you, young but have been with a Gun... her name is Smart'.

  82. Gaddesden (Manor of) ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of Mr George Lea as mortgagee to a copyhold brewery, cottages and premises at Gaddesden Row in the Parish of Great Gaddesden. 20p., folio, held with tape at corner c1860. £26.00
    Details title from 1783 - 1856.

  83. Great Northern Railway Hitchin District FIVE LITHOGRAPHED PLANS showing the line through the parishes of Arlsey, Henlow & Arlsey, Langford. Each sheet 30" x 18", linen backed. Shows the line coloured in pink and areas of land either side shaded in different colours, with owners named, each sheet representing one mile of line. Map shows buildings, roads and footpaths, streams, woodland and parkland indicated with small trees, deciduous and evergreen, certain buildings, such as White Horse Inn, Hermitage, Parsonage, named. There are manuscript additions under the name of the owners listing occupiers with acreage occupied. Sheets damped and frayed along bottom edge of first four sheets, reaching to a maximum of one inch in from the edge, on the last sheet there is an area where the paper is damaged and worn, about 3" in diameter. Damp not affecting any text. J.W. Allen, Lith., Fleet St., London. c1846. £65.00
    These pages have been taken out of the large volume of plans, and tied at the left with a pink string.

  84. Hoddesdon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of... The Woodlands, Hoddesdon, a Comfortable Georgian Residence... Four Cottages, Stabling... Old World Gardens, Lakes and Parklands... for Sale by Auction... 14th July, 1938. 10pp., small folio, stiff printed wraps, crease in back wrap, four tipped-in photographs, folding plan at back. Wraps slightly dusty, ink number on wrap. 1938. £16.00

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  85. Bowen (E) AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON Divided into its Hundreds.... Illustrated with Historical Extracts relating to its Trade, Manufactures, Natural History &c. not extant in any other Map.... Engraved map, coloured in outline, size 28" x 21", dissected and mounted on linen, trimmed to coloured border, manuscript label in French on verso, edges rubbed. Decorative cartouche with title on masonry, winding river in background, men cutting turf and women and children loading it onto a cart. With table bottom right listing villages with columns for map reference, Lord of Manor, Deanery. Geographical and historical information around map. French label on verso. c1790. £95.00
    'Ramsey Meer produces larger Fish and more in quantity than any of the Meers and Pools in the Fenns... here Pikes of a wonderful bigness are caught...'

  86. St. Neots, Fletton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 158. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 34" x 26", linen-backed and folding into chipped cloth endpapers. Main roads and rivers hand-coloured. County boundary outlined in red. 6" square at bottom left, with manuscript compass rose. Linen at central fold browned, slightly affecting paper at edges of section, some slight browning in top and bottom margins. 1896. £30.00
    Covers the whole of Huntingdon and parts of adjoining counties.

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  87. Ashford, Canterbury, Margate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding into tall 8vo marbled endpapers, with small key map. Parkland, main roads, railway line, county boundary hand-coloured. Printed from an Electrotype 1873. £70.00

  88. Brenchly AN ACT for enlarging the Term granted by an Act... intituled An Act for repairing and amending the highways leading from Seven Oaks to Woods Gate, and Tunbridge-Wells... and for amending... the Highways leading from Woods-Gate to Kippings-Cross in the Parish of Brenchly... 6pp., plus cover leaf, small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1724. £9.00

  89. Bromley PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Six Villa Residences... situate at Alma Grove, Plaistow.. which will be offered by Auction... Sept. 21st, 1899. 3pp., folio, plus docket title on verso. Folded... together with Particulars of Sale for auction of residences at Wimbledon, Bromley, Beckenham, Southall, Harrow, 1918. 6pp., folio, some splits at folds. 2 items. 1899. £14.00

  90. Orpington BILL of Frederick Tremain, Mechanical Engineer, Blacksmith and Farrier, Plumber, Locksmith and Bellhanger... Bill on 4p folio, printed heading with variety of decorative typefaces. Made out to Sir Francis Evans for donkey shoes, making up paint, repairs to kitchen equipment, tools etc. 1906. £8.00

  91. Peckham AN ACT to authorize the construction of a New Road between Peckham in the County of Surrey and Lewisham in the County of Kent. 15pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1882. £8.00

  92. Tilmanstone PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Market Garden Land and Cottage Property, at Upper and Lower Street, Tilmanstone, Which will be Sold By Auction... 14th September 1905. 3pp., folio, plus completed memorandum on verso. Folded with docket title. 1905. £12.00
    With names of occupiers.

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  93. Accrington (Manor of) SURRENDER of a messuage, barn and other buildings, and various named closes of land in Oakenheadwood within the Forest of Rossendale to Mary Brandwood of Haslingden, Widow. At the Halmot Court of Henry Duke of Buccleuch. Vellum, size 20" x 24", signed by Steward, two blue paper tax stamps. 1806. £16.00
    Mentions Robert Kay, late of Bury, Shuttlemaker, and Richard Ramsbottom late of Quarlton, yeoman, both deceased.

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

  95. Manchester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 5 feet to 1 statute mile. Sheet 29. Size 18" x 36", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps. Title in ink on front wrap. Surveyed in 1849 by Capt. Tucker, R.E. Published 1851. £110.00
    Covers an area bounded by The Royal Hotel in the west, Warwick Street in the north, Grammar Street in the east, Shepley Street in the south. Includes many mills, foundries, wharfs, manufactories, public houses, chapels, hospitals etc., all individually named.

  96. Mersey & Irwell Navigation PRINTED NOTICE of consignment of 2 bales of paper To the Proprietors of the Mersey & Irwell Navigation, Duke's Dock... per Flat 'Gregson'. With ms inserts for weight, description. 1853. £8.00

  97. St. Helen's Railway AN ACT for enabling the London and North-western Railway Company to make a Railway from their existing Line at Edge Hill to the Saint Helen's Railway, near Garston... 6pp. 1859. £14.00

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  98. Boston ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXIX. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", folding into cloth endpapers which are rubbed at edges. Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. Line of Lynn and Hunstanton Railway drawn in and named. Two small estates (one being the Ingoldisthorpe Hall Estate) coloured in pink. c1860. £55.00
    With Whatman watermark '185(3?)'. Covers Boston, Stickney, The Wash, Sandringham, Burnham Westgate.

  99. Boston SIX WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS for Packhouse Quay Warehouse, Boston, 1841-2, Dr. To Joshua Bower Junr. Printed with large headings, columns for description of goods, freight, porterage, rent, details filled in ink, with name of vessel. Size 3" x 8"... together with... SIX WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS for Grand Sluice Warehouse, Thompson & Emmison, Agents for the Shardlow Boats. 1846-7. Similar format, but size 5" x 8". 1841-7. £25.00
    Cargoes include 20 Bags of Nuts, Hogsheads of Sugar, Chests of Tea, Soap etc.

  100. Church Farm, Horkstow A PRODUCTIVE ARABLE AND STOCK FARM Extending to 200.175 acres. Which H.H. Morris will offer for sale by Public Auction at The Angel Hotel, Brigg, on Thursday, 17th March, 1960. Folding plan loosely inserted, 7pp, sm 4to, original printed wraps. 1960. £12.00

  101. Tydd Saint Mary PARTICULARS, PLAN, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, OF A VERY VALUABLE FREEHOLD FARM.... Comprising a house, Barn and Buildings and 119a. 1r. 26p.... Which will offered for Sale by Public Auction.... at the "Hare and Hounds" Inn, Wisbech.... on Thursday, the 28th of January, 1869.... Folio, hand-coloured plan, 6pp, docket title, folded, few contemporary pencil notes in pencil to one page, short split to one fold adjacent to docket title, docket title dusty. 1869. £28.00

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  102. Barners, Islington AN ACT to enable William Tufnell Jolliff, Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Barners.... to grant Building Leases, of the Demesne Lands thereof, and to rate and assess Fines on certain Copyhold Lands within the said Manor, for encouraging the Tenants to build thereon. 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1768. £14.00

  103. Bayswater THE DORECK COLLEGE 63,64,65 Kensington Gardens Square. Principals Miss Chambers and Miss Genn. Prospectus for the girls' school, with fees for Resident, Day and Kindergarten and Transition pupils, and outline of curriculum, with list of Referees. 4pp., large 4to. Loosely inserted is a letter from the Headmistress, 4p. 8vo, to a prospective parent 'there is a thoroughly healthy, happy good tone in the School'. 1891. £18.00
    It was at the house of Beata Doreck, 63 Kensington Square Gardens, that the Froebel Society was founded.

  104. Education SPECIMENS WRITTEN BY MASTER WILLIAM FENN at Manor House Academy Ashby Street, Northampton Square, Xmas 1855. Writing book, size 10" x 16", cloth spine, yellow stiff paper wraps, slightly stained at edges, finely printed calligraphic title page with name William Fenn inserted in manuscript, followed by manuscript title 'Forms of Receipts Promissory Notes... Written by Master Willm. Fenn...' and 8 pages of beautifully written example of bills, receipts etc... together with... A similar book with the same printed title page, Xmas 1856, and 8 pages of similar specimen invoices etc. wraps creased and paper slightly rubbed. 2 items. 1855-6. £68.00

  105. Tottenham Mills LONGITUDINAL SECTION of the mill showing all the machinery. Very fine architectural/engineering drawing ink and and blue, grey, pink and buff wash. On paper size 25" x 32". Titled as above along the top. Shows the wall in the background with gable, small windows with sky and clouds behind, complex system of pulleys, hoppers and wheels. 3" repaired tear from right edge, not affecting drawing. The drawing completely fills the paper. n.d. but paper watermarked 'J. Edmunds Wycomb 1833'. £150.00
    An engraving from Woods History of London of 1837 shows a tall building on the banks of the river - the back wall shown in this print, with the one gable and the windows, seems to correspond to the building in the picture. 'The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham' says 'in the year 1836 Mr Cook sold the freehold of this property to the New River Company for a very considerable sum of money.'

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  106. Banham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Small Estate of Arable and Pasture Land... Residence... Agricultural Buildings... the property of the late William Spruce... to be Sold by Auction June 24, 1880. 3pp., folio, docket title, completed memorandum on verso. 1880. £12.00
    One lot only, 1p. are 'Conditions of Sale'.

  107. Norwich, Watton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXVI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 35", linen-backed and folding into 8vo wraps, parkland, water features, main roads hand-coloured. Costessey Old Hall, Hevingham Estates and three other small estates shaded, with small dates (presumably date of sale). Wraps rubbed at edges. Printed from an Electrotype. c1860. £65.00

  108. Wells, Fakenham, Aylsham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". Parkland and roads hand-coloured. Linen backed and folding into 8vo. cloth endpapers. About half of map is sea area. 'The Shoals from the Admiralty Survey.' c1850. £60.00
    No railways are shown.

  109. Wymondham and Garvestone TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr. Spelman... 14th July, 1837... The Following Desirable Property... 4pp., small folio, folded with docket title. 1837. £16.00
    Describes 7 Lots, including cottage near the Brick Kiln of T.C. Watson, arable land adjoining Downham Lane, double cottage in Garvestone. Gives occupiers.

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  110. Bampton PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Two valuable Inclosures of Pasture and Arable Land called 'Baker's'.... To be Sold.... 2nd of August, 1866.... 3pp, folio, folded with docket title. 1866. £14.00

  111. Chipping Norton, Chadlington ACCOUNT OF SIR EDWIN BAYNTUN SANDYS in account with S. Beale. Notebook with 43 double-page spreads for debit and credit, plus many blank leaves, size 7" x 4", limp calf wraps, chipped at edges, new thin card spine laid under calf. Jan. 1812 - Feb. 1819. £80.00
    Presumably Sir Edwin Bayntun Sandys of Misserden Castle and Chadlington Hall. Notes mostly sums advanced, interest, etc, rather than specific expenditure: includes sums 'Sent to you at Miserden', 'Paid Inn bill at Woodstock', 'paid your coachman', 'Miss Bayntun annuity' 'Dr. to you at Burford to remit Mrs Davis in Town for School Bill', 'Recd. Chief Rents at Miserden Court', 'By draft to you at St. John's College to pay rent... 90...', 'Received rents at Chadlington' (Sir Edwin was Lord of the Manor). Sir Edwin apparently borrowed large sums from Beale 'On 20th April 1816 Sir E.B. Sandys drew a Draft on me at 3 months for 500L, and which I at first refused to accept but which I was induced to accept... at the very particular request of Sir E...'

  112. Oxford AN ACT for repairing the Roads leading from Henley Bridge in the County of Oxford to Dorchester Bridge, and from thence to Culham Bridge, and to a Place called Mile-stone in the Road leading to Magdalene Bridge.... 20pp, disbound, sm. folio. Act of Parliament. Slight off-setting. 1736. £12.00

  113. Oxford Corporation ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map made up of quarter sheets, Sheet XXXIII S.E. and two sheets to the west, and one sheet to the south covering Cumnor. Extends from Sutton Green to Headington, Summertown to the Botanic Gardens. Size 55" x 13", plus extra sheet showing Cumnor. Overprinted in red with details of water supply, intended Aqueducts etc. 1922. £25.00

  114. Oxford Great Ram Fair CATALOGUE OF 40 OXFORDSHIRE-DOWN SHEARLING RAMS for Sale by Auction.... Bred by and the Property of Mr. E. Gillett, Cote House, Bampton... August 10th, 1892. Catalogue printed on card, 4p., size 6" x 4", names sire and sire of dam, reference to Sires giving purchasers, where and when purchased and price... together with... Card, size 3" x 4", printed with details of Banbury Fair, Auction of 25 Superior Oxford Down Ram Lambs bred by W. Reading, Langford, Lechlade... together with... Catalogue of Rams for Sale by Auction... Banbury Fair... 1917. 3pp., sm. 8vo. 3 items 1892-1917. £18.00

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  115. Church Stretton, Stokesay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 166. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 14" x 19", plus wide margins. 1899. £20.00
    Covers Rathinghope, Monkhorton, Stanton Lacy.

  116. Newport PHOTOGRAPH of the New Inn, Newport. Size 5" x 6", mounted on thick card. n.d. c1910? £8.00
    Shows the pub (which is in Stafford St.) from the corner with facade with hanging sign, and the side with advert for Burler's Ale. Some creases in one margin of mount..

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

  118. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by ILMINSTER. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £20.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.

  119. Bridgwater Bay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Covers Porlock, North Petherton, Weston-super-Mare, part of South Wales coast. Size approx. 24" x 35", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo, marbled endpapers. Slight browning of linen at one fold, and small light stain on linen (not affecting paper) at 3 points where folds meet. Good plate mark. Edmunds Wickham Watermark 1849. £55.00
    Marginal information consists of sheet numbers in Roman and Arabic numerals top right, scale bar and 'The coast below High Water Mark supplied by the Admiralty'.

  120. Bridgwater REVISION OF BURGESSES OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIDGWATER 27th September 1859. Before John Samuel Graves, Revising Barrister. Brief to attend Revision on the part of the Liberals. Benjamin Lovibond, Bridgwater. Manuscript on 13p, folio, folded with docket title as above. Lists 33 names objected to, and 16 'Claimants', in columns for Name, Objector (Tory or Liberal), Nature of Supposed Qualification, Where Property Situate, Ground of Objection, Allowed or Disallowed. 1859. £38.00
    The objections were often that the voter did not live at the property, the property was not of sufficient value, etc. 'Joseph Humby is neither owner nor tenant...'

  121. Bridgwater VALUABLE LICENSED AND BUSINESS PROPERTIES Dwelling Houses and Premises... which Mr. Tamlyn will sell by Auction... 27th March, 1905. Printed handbill, size 15" x 9", pasted along top margin to typed conditions of sale, folded. 1905. £16.00
    The properties, in 8 Lots, were in Polden Street and St. John Street, and included 'The Caledonia Inn', 'The Golden Lion', Butcher's and Slaughterhouse etc.

  122. [Bulleid, (J)] MANUSCRIPT LISTING PLACE NAMES written on the blank versos of leaflets advertising the 'Accidental Death Insurance Company.... Agent for Glastonbury Mr. J.G.L. Bulleid, Solicitor', sewn into worn and chipped card wraps from an old exercise book, 4to. 40 pages, about ten names on each page, with entry quoting origin etc., and sources. Many names have no entry. Names seem to be field, house names etc., from the Glastonbury area, examples include 'Culver Close: There is a Culver Croft near the Grange farm being the enclosure where the priory pigeon house stood, from Culver a pigeon. White's Selborne p. 202'; 'Halfpenny Mead: '"20 acres a.". Cambell's Survey 1698'. Loosely inserted is a letter to Bulleid from Frank Reynolds translating a Latin inscription, and an envelope addressed to him with a stamp, the back of which he has used for pencilled notes. c1895. £45.00

  123. Charlinch FINE relating to two messuages and land at Edington Burtle in Charlinch, between William Perkins and John Pearce. Vellum, size 9" x 16", printed with manuscript inserts. 1821. £12.00

  124. Hutton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a moiety of the Advowson right of patronage and presentation to the Church of Hutton in Somerset, Joseph Mathews of Pilton, Devon, and others, to the Revd. Thomas Smith. Vellum, 17" x 24", three wax seals. Written in a large bold hand. 1791. £24.00

  125. Lamyatt & Ditcheat HANDBILL for auction sale of a freehold estate in Lamyatt and Ditcheat known as Snagg Farm, 19th September, 1889. Neatly printed measuring 8" x 5". With a description of the property and access via Somerset and Dorset Railway or Great Western. 1889. £6.00

  126. Mere RELEASE of houses and lands in Westhay in the parish of Mere, Elizabeth Kearle, Spinster to George Andrewe of Bowless. Vellum, size 11" x 18", large engraved heading with coat of arms, signed with her mark by Elizabeth with black wax seal. Some very light discolouration of vellum in places. 1731. £28.00
    Refers back to an earlier document of 1706. The properties included a close of pasture at Barbleaze 'on the South part of the Reene there', pasture called East Craft, and a cottage and orchard.

  127. Society of Antiquaries ENGRAVINGS OF GLASTONBURY Vol. IV and Vol. V only of a larger work. Comprises: title page for Vol. IV, Plans and Elevations of the Remains of Glastonbury Abbey-Church &c, listing plates XXVIII - XXXV, with the 8 engravings, drawn by F. Nash and engraved by Basire. and title for Vol. V, Plans, Elevation, and Section of the Abbots' Kitchen, listing plates XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, and the three engravings. Page size 22" x 15". 1813. £45.00

  128. Somerton ASSIGNMENT Lease of the Bears Inn, on the South side of the Market Place, John Norton of Somerton to James Sansom, Innholder. Vellum, size 24" x 29", small wax seal. 1804. £16.00

  129. Stukeley (W) THE PROSPECT OF GLASENBURY ABBY Copper engraving. Showing the Tor, Abbots Lodging, Abbots Kitchen, Abbey, Edgar's chapel etc. Size 9" x 14", key to buildings along bottom margin. Traces of vertical central fold. 1723. £40.00
    From Stukeley's 'Itinerarium Curiosum'.

  130. Taunton BILL for decorating work at Wilton Lodge, June - August 1857, John Hare to D.W. Blake. 2p, folio... together with... Bill of John Hare, Painter, Glaziers, Paper Hanger, North Street, to Miss Norman. 1p., 4to. Last bill with printed heading. 1857 and 1851. £8.00
    Includes '9 Ceilings Stop'd & Whiten'd... 1.2s.6d', 'All the external walls and chimneys stop'd and colored...'

  131. Weston super Mare ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. IX.16. Scale 1: 2500, size 27" x 38", folded, corner torn away above Sheet No.., a few small tears at top margin, two patches of foxing. Second Edition 1903. £16.00
    Covers area from Alma Street, Milton Brick & Tile Works, The Grove, The Lodge.

  132. Wookey TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at The Mitre Inn, in the City of Wells... 6th Day of February, 1809... An Eligible Farm & Lands, Situate in the Parish of Wookey... occupied by Mr. William Hill... in the undermentioned Lots... containing... 106 Acres... Handbill, size 16" x 10", listing 25 Lots, with name of field, orchard, etc., and measurement. Name of purchasers written in untidy hand down left hand margin, and some figures written in right margin. 2" repaired tear from top margin into title, paper generally rather creased, with some light browning. Bryan & Co., Printers, High Street, Bristol. 1809. £45.00
    On the verso is written neatly in ink the sum paid for Lots 1 and 10, with amount for deposit, auctioneers fee etc.

  133. Young (T), Chard, Compiled and Printed by TABULAR CHART OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET Containing an Alphabetical List of Parishes, with the Distance of each Parish from Wells and Taunton respectively, and the Sessional and County Court Jurisdiction.... Highway Districts, etc. Chart on linen-backed sheet, size 21" x 29", folding into cloth-covered slip-case with label on front. c1865. £30.00

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  134. Smallthorne PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of Freehold Property comprising 44 Newly-erected Dwelling Houses & Shops and 18 Plots of Eligible Building Land near the Centre of Smallthorne, and at Bradley, with a Desirable Freehold Farm at Turnhurst, near Tunstall... for Sale by Auction... 31st October, 1899. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, two very large coloured folding large-scale plans. 1899. £30.00

  135. Tamworth, Lichfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII N.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margins. 1901. £26.00

  136. Walsall Boundaries REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WALSALL 2pp, with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Disbound. 1832. £22.00

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  137. Beccles PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Cottages and Buildings, Shoemaker's Shop, in Long's Yard, Ravens Meer, Beccles, for sale by auction... 31st October, 1876. 3p., small folio. 1876. £10.00

  138. Cowell Ltd., Pub. STREET MAP OF IPSWICH Colour printed map Size 14" x 20", plus Index to Streets and Public Buildings at bottom. Folding into sm. 8vo printed boards, title faded, spine rubbed. Impressed ownership stamp at top. Published by W.S. Cowell Ltd., Butter Market, Ipswich. c1907. £24.00
    With streets with tramlines printed in pink.

  139. Henstead Estate, Wrentham PARTICULARS of the Henstead Estate, and Henstead Hall Mansion, Manors of Henstead, and Henstead per Pounds and Poynings.... Sundry Contiguous Farms, Forming together one of the most desirable and complete Estates in the County; The Property of Charles Barclay, Esq. M.P... which will be Sold by Auction.... 20th June, 1828.... 5pp., sm. folio, plus docket title, folded. 1828. £45.00
    Contains a brief description of the Mansion, with sizes of different rooms, 'a Vinery 40 feet by 14 feet', gamekeeper's cottage and school, etc., and a few lines on each of the farms, with tenant, acreage, details of leases etc.

  140. Ipswich BILL of S.H. Cowell, Lithographic, Anastatic & General Steam Printer. Oblong 4to, printed heading with vignette view of works. made out for memorial cards... together with... Bill of Harrison and Son, Cabinet Makers, Upholsterers. Folio, made out for numerous items relating to coffin and funeral... together small bill for A. Baumont, Coal & Coke Merchant, and E. Warman, Bookseller and Stationer. 4 items. 1890. £18.00

  141. Ipswich PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Freehold Premises, Situate in Queen-Street, Ipswich, To Be Sold By Auction... at the Falcon Inn, Ipswich... Feb. 12, 1835. 3pp., small folio, printed in a variety of attractive type-faces. 1835. £24.00
    The house was a 'Freehold Dwelling-House, with Shew Shop, Work Shops, Yard, and Saw-pit... now let to Mr. Chilver, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer..'

  142. Kessingland, Covehithe AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands within the Parishes of Kessingland and Covehithe, otherwise North Hales... 29pp., small folio, plus cover leaf. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1787. £24.00

  143. Lowestoft PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Warehouse situate in Mariner's Street... to be Sold by Auction... 11th June, 1873. 3pp., plus docket title... together with... Particulars of Freehold Property consisting of Eight Dwelling Houses, in Arnold Street, and Cottage and Garden in Somerleyton Road, Blundeston.. to be sold by Auction 17th April, 1866. 3pp., folio. 1866 and 1873. £17.00

  144. Wrentham POSTER advertising Auction sale at the Spread Eagle Inn of A brick and tile built sash-fronted messuage licensed as a Beer House called the King's Head... also the Blacksmith's Shop adjoining, with the two bricked forges... Three brick and tiled cottages... Size 20" x 14", folds, brownish off-setting of lettering. 1846. £22.00

  145. Yoxford, Peasenhall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Farm at Peasenhall, Accommodation Lands at Yoxford... to be sold.... July 12th, 1860. 3p., folio, folded with docket title, folded the wrong way across title, outside dust-stained. 1860. £10.00

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  146. Battle ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of Loose Farm... Modern House, Staff Bungalow, terrace of five cottages... total 208 acres... for Sale by Auction... 24th July, 1961... 18pp., 4to, stiff wraps, folding plan, 9 photographic views on 3 plates. 1961. £18.00

  147. Frith (Francis) PHOTOGRAPH OF LITTLEHAMPTON PIER Number 22661 in white bottom left. Size 8" x 11", on very thick card mount, gold design with 'Frith's Photo-Pictures' on verso. Small splash mark of coffee or similar at top edge in sky area, approx. one inch long and half an inch wide. c1890. £22.00
    View looking down the pier towards the shore, children, nurse with pram on pier, lighthouse, windmill, flagpole and houses on right, sailing ships and cliffs in distance.

  148. Rogate OBLIGATION BOND Richard Ridge of Rogate, Gentleman, to John Ridge of Subbington in Hampshire, for 200. Manuscript, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed and witnessed, black wax seal. 1765. £22.00

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

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  150. Birmingham AN ACT for building Two new Chapels, and providing Burial Places thereto, within the Town of Birmingham, in the county of Warwickshire. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1247-1270, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1772. £16.00

  151. Birmingham VIEW OF ASTON FLINT GLASS WORKS Two mezzotint views on one sheet, each view size 5" x 9", plus margins, the two views printed from one plate, one below the other, overall size of paper 19" x 14", folded horizontally making a crease between the two plates. No imprint or title of any kind. c1800. £120.00
    The top view shows the works with a Regency facade, a pavement in front with elegant figures strolling and talking in doorway, the smoking cone behind, open countryside on the left with a house among trees in the distance. The lower view shows the canal in the foreground with barges and horse towing, the cone and works, with smoking chimneys, on the opposite bank, with figures working unloading barges. The two views present an interesting contrast.

  152. Hampton in Arden LEASE of half an acre of land next to Knole Wood, John Weetman of Rowington, Yeoman, to Thomas Cheshire of Hampton, Yeoman. Large vellum sheet, engraved heading with coat of arms, small wax seal. Vellum browned and spotty, but legible. 1749. £14.00

  153. Yardley AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS of Mr. William Steen in the matter of John Cottrell's Charity for the year Ending Easter 1858... Small folio ledger, original boards with morocco label with gilt title 'Cottrell's Charity Accounts Yardley'. Approx. 200 pages, plus some blanks at end. Inner hinge broken. With double page spread of accounts for each year, 1857-1951. Each set of accounts signed by several people. 1858-1951. £80.00
    The earlier accounts have more entries, naming recipients, e.g. 'Pd. Elizabeth Arnolds a Poor Widow residing in one of John Cottrell's Cottages Three pounds... to the directions of John Cottrell's Will...', but the later accounts (post 1895) are very brief (Dividend on Consols received, rates paid, etc.)

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  154. Bacon's COUNTY MAP OF WILTSHIRE With Alphabetical List of Principal Towns, Villages and Railway Stations. Cloth backed, printed in black, red and green. Folding into green printed wraps with picture of cyclists. 4pp. index at front. Light crease in front wrap. c1920. £9.00


  155. Baverstock TITHE RENTCHARGE APPORTIONMENT Copy of 1839 document. 3p preamble, small schedule of total value of wheat, barley and oats, double-page schedule giving landowners (5 names), occupiers, Nos. on plan, premises, area and rentcharge payable. Sm. folio, bound with Manuscript copy of the Tithe Map of the Parish of Baverstock, 1840, in ink on waxed cotton. Scale 6 chains: 1", 47" x 36". Small section cut from 3 corners, not affecting any lettering, some pencil additions and annotations.... With .... Altered Apportionment of the Rentcharge, 1868. Folio, 1p preamble and double-page schedule (2 landowners), with Manuscript Plan of the Altered Apportionment, as above, 19" x 30".... With.... Altered Apportionment, 1871. Folio, 1p preamble and double-page schedule (3 landowners, including Salisbury and Yeovil Railway Co.). Attached with pins is small plan of this apportionment on waxed cotton, 8" x 6". All three Apportionments bound together in wraps, titled in ink, piece torn from top wrap, edges of wraps ragged. Land Agent's working Copy. n.d. copied 1870s. £95.00

  156. Devizes PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Desirable Agricultural Properties being the Patney Manor Estate.... with Two Farm Houses, Homesteads, Cottages & Lands... for sale by Auction... July 31st, 1919. 8pp., small folio, wraps, small damp stain along 6" of top edge throughout.. Large folding coloured plan. 1919. £14.00

  157. Devizes, Salisbury Plain ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 30", plus margins. Backed with new linen, folding into recent marbled wraps. In recent grained cloth slipcase with red label made from original red cloth slipcase with gilt title. Watermark 1869. £65.00
    Covers Trowbridge, Devizes, Amesbury, Stonehenge.

  158. Draycott Foliatt and Liddington PARTICULARS of a Freehold Estate Comprising About 318 Acres.... Farmhouse and All Requisite Buildings Pleasantly Situate in The Parishes of Draycott Foliatt and Liddington.... within a short Drive of the Swindon Grand Junction Station on the Great Western Railway; Which will be Sold by Auction...19th June, 1845. 3pp folio, folded, double page lithographed plan. 1845. £32.00
    Comprises Draycott Foliatt Farm, and two Meadows in Liddington called Breach Meads.

  159. Semington PARTICULARS WITH PLAN and Conditions of Sale of.... 'Melksham Park Farm'.... 'Soho Farm' Bowerhill.... for Sale by Auction May 8th, 1934. 8pp., 4to, wraps, folding coloured plan. 1934. £16.00

  160. Swindon THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets SU 1584 N.W and S.W, and 1586 S.E. Scale 50.688 inches to 1 mile. Each size 17" x 16" plus margins. 3 items. Revised 1965. £22.00
    Covers Turl Street, Clarence Street, Courts of Justice, Regent Circus, North Street, Tydeman Street, Buller Street.

  161. Winterbourne Stoke THE MANOR FARM Winterbourne Stoke, comprising A Lovely Original Tudor Farmhouse... Beech Grove with ancient Rookery, Commodious Farm Buildings, Bailiff's House and 22 cottages, in all about 1,875 acres, Excellent Partridge Shooting.. for Sale by Auction... 19th June, 1945. 16pp., printed wraps with photo pasted on, 4 photographic views on 2 plates, coloured folding map at rear. 1945. £28.00

  162. Winterslow Estate PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of a Freehold Agricultural and Sporting Property known as The Winterslow Estate... comprising Agricultural Holdings known as Livery Farm and Broads Farm... 14 Cottages.... for sale by auction.. 23rd June, 1903. 8pp., folio, decorative wraps, large folding plan. Wraps ragged, traces of vertical fold. 1903. £28.00

  163. Wootton Bassett AN ACT for repairing and maintaining the Road from Wootton Bassett.... to the Two Mile Stone on the Turnpike Road from Swindon to Marlborough.... 30pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Last leaf loose. 1809. £14.00

  164. Wroughton DEED OF CONVEYANCE of the reversion in a Close of Land and hereditaments at Wroughton, held for three lives of the Manor of Wroughton... The Ecclesiastical Commissioners to Edward Watts. 1864. Two vellum sheets, 19" x 27", large papered seal of Commissioners, and wax seal, small sketch plan on verso of one sheet... ABSTRACT OF TITLE, 1855, of the Devisees of the Will of O.C. Codrington to a piece of land at Wroughton Common held of the Manor of Wroughton, beginning 1727. 4pp. folio... together with... ABSTRACT of certain Orders in Council Relating to the Winchester Chapter Estate. 5pp., folio. 1862. 1855-64. £25.00
    The property was part of the Winchester Chapter Estates.

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  165. Beoley SURRENDER of Hereditaments in Beoley for residue of term of 1000 years, Timothy Yeats Brown, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul at Genoa, and others to Harriet Holmes. 5 vellum sheets, size 23" x 27", four wax seals... together with... Deed of Appointment and Release of 10,000, 1835... secured upon two Farms called The Mills Farm and Pot End Farm at Beoley, Mrs Hunter to William Holmes. 2 vellum sheets, ink slightly faded. 1835 and 1854. £25.00
    Included Churchill Farm, Holt End Farm, the farm near the Hall, Upper Bowling Green Hill. Gives a long list of lands.

  166. Bromsgrove LEASE OF POSSESSION newly enclosed parcels of land amounting to 30 acres, situate on Bromsgrove Lickey, William Tyler of Wakefield, Woolstapler, to Elizabeth Powell of Bromsgrove. Vellum, 16" x 23", fine armorial wax seal of Tyler. 1822. £14.00

  167. Castle Morton, Longdon SECURITY for 300 including 258 due on a former Mortgage, Mary Beale of Ledbury to John Hartland of Colwall. Vellum, size 28" x 33", nice wax seal with a galleon. 1757. £18.00
    Refers to a house called Grimstone in Longdon, in which Samuel Beale lately dwelt, various named closes of land.

  168. Elmley Lovett WILL of Brooke Forester of Elmley Lodge. Extracted from the Court of Probate at Worcester. 1p., folded. 1843. £8.00

  169. Redditch JACK AND JILL Palace, Redditch. Card for pantomime of Jack and JIll, size 12" x 8", on card, holes at top for thread for hanging, illustration of Jack and Jill falling down the hill in bright colours. 1950's. £12.00

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  170. Bishopthorpe, Escrick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 191. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some red ink lines along banks of Ouse, Naburn Lock marked in red. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1866. £28.00

  171. Kingston-upon-Hull PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of A Freehold Estate at Carleton & Aldboro' In the County of York which will be Sold by Auction... at The George Inn... 5th Jan. 1819. 3pp., sm. folio, folded with docket title. 1819. £55.00
    Lists 15 Lots, with acreage, including the Family Mansion House in Carleton lately occupied by John Dodsworth, with description of buildings etc.

  172. Knaresborough AN ACT for Reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An Act for dividing, and inclosing such of the open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof... 14pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £15.00

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  173. Edinburgh CERTIFICATE OF RIGHT OF BURIAL In the Edinburgh Cemetery at Warriston, in favour of Col. George Ranken, of Cargilfield, Trinity. Large folio, 37 lines stipulating conditions etc., names filled in in ink, signed by Directors. With fine engraving at the head, size 4" x 8", from a drawing by James Ruthven, showing a view of the cemetery with all the paths, different monuments, obelisks etc. 1866. £20.00

  174. Haddington REPORT ON THE BURGH OF HADDINGTON. Folio, engraved plan coloured in outline, with a sheet of text printed on one side only, couple of short tears to inner margin text leaf. c183-. £18.00

  175. Maxwelltown DECRET John Kerr, Provost, James Spalding, John MacCraken and James Creighton Baillies of the Burgh of Dumfries... versus John Irving, Commissary and Steward Officer in Dumfries... Order that Irving 'flitt and remove himself, his wife... cottars, dependents goods and gear...' from the house 'at the head of the white sands of Dumfries belonging to Mary Cuthbertson now residing in New York in America'. 1p. 1821. £14.00

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  176. Cellan, Cardiganshire POSTER advertising auction sale at Lampeter of Farms called Blaenwaun and Gelligaer, Corn Grist Mill at Pentrefelin etc., 9th July 1915. Size 28" x 19", folded. 1915. £15.00

  177. Llangollen PHOTOGRAPH of Plas Newydd, Llangollen. Size approx. 6" x 10", titled in white in plate. Mounted on stiff card album leaf. On verso is a close-up view, 9" x 7", of the porch at Plas Newydd... together with two photographs of the 'Ladies of Llangollen', from engravings, one showing them both seated at a desk, the other of them by a fountain, wearing top hats, plus another view from an engraving of one of the ladies with a bunch of keys. All three photos mounted on a stiff album leaf. The first five mentioned photographs with Frith's series stamp. c1900. £18.00

  178. Treorchy ABERGORKI COLLIERY Plan of Lower Door on 6ft. Engine Dip. Drawing in ink and wash on waxed cotton, scale half an inch to a foot. Size 14" x 27". n.d. c1910? £14.00

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  179. Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo, edges bound in green silk tape, which is frayed in places. Slight off-setting of tape along top horizontal fold. At bottom horizontal fold there is a 1" split in linen and 3 small holes where folds meet. Composed of 4 quarter sheets. First Edition. 1st Dec. 1834. £65.00

  180. Charitable Corportion AN ACT to encourage and compel George Robinson and John Thompson to appear, and produce the Books, and discover the Effects of the Charitable Corporation for Relief of industrious Poor... 8pp, disbound, last few leaves spotty. 1732. £8.00

  181. Cornwall and Devon SET OF FOUR ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 1" to 1 mile. Four sheets, each size 25" x 37", dissected and linen-backed, folding into 8vo endpapers, green paper of endpapers slightly chipped in places. Comprises Sheet 26 (Bideford). Area round Buckland Filleigh outlined in pink ink, three very small areas shaded in pink; Sheet 30 (Bodmin). Some very slight browning at edges of two sections; Sheet 31 (Truro); Sheet 33 (Penzance). Inserted in modern green marble paper slip case with printed label. Whatman watermarks 1858. £180.00
    Margary state 3.

  182. Cricklade Saint Sampson and South Cerney Estates PARTICULARS OF A VERY COMPACT AND DESIRABLE ESTATE, Comprising A Dairy and Grazing Farm, bounded by the River Thames with an Excellent Newly-Built Farm House, 92 acres.... and a Valuable Estate of 26 Acres. Which will be sold by Auction.... the 25th of October, 1844. Folio, folded, 3pp, plus fine double-page lithographed plan. 1844. £40.00

  183. Export of Copper AN ACT to permit... the Importation into Great Britain and Ireland... of certain Goods... and to prohibit the Exportation of Copper, and to permit the Importation in Neutral Vessels from States not in amity with His Majesty, of certain Goods... 4pp., small folio, disbound... together with... Two Acts relating to the duty on importation of copper, each one page, 1811 and 1815. Disbound. 3 items. 1811-1815. £12.00

  184. Fire Engines FABRIQUE SPECIALE DE POMPES A INCENDIE & ACCESSOIRES Ancienne Maison Bouchard L. Guinand, Succr. Ingenieur, Quai de la Charite, 42, Lyon. 4pp., 4to, with fine large illustrations of fire engines, one showing a fireman in full gear standing by it, another with 6 firemen on a cart pulled by a galloping horse, towing a fire-engine. Detailed description with columns for measurements. On the last page is a long list of the towns and villages supplied, arranged by departement. Imp. B. Arnaud, Lyon. Late 1870's. £40.00

  185. Great Western Railway IN PARLIAMENT SESSION 1886. ESTIMATE OF EXPENSE 8pp., folio, gives estimates for cutting, bridges, viaducts and railways described in the Bill. 1886. £16.00

  186. Hampshire and Berkshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Made of quarter sheets. Sheet 268 and sheets to south and west. Border all round. Size 26" x 37", plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen and folding into 8vo marbled wraps. Inserted in cloth covered slipcase with printed Stanford label. Parish boundaries inserted to 1883. £50.00
    Covers Andover, Basingstoke, Lambourne, Reading.

  187. Henderson & Sons, Fleet St., London, Publisher COMIC LIFE Summer Holiday Number. July 31, 1915. 8pp., size 15" x 11". Colour comic strips on front and back, black and white illustrations inside. 1915. £12.00
    Includes story 'The Grey Gas. Stories of a Staff Officer', and 'Soldiers of our Allies. French Zouave and Algerian Tirailleur'.

  188. Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Middlesex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 24" x 36", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into tall 8vo marbled endpapers with small key map. Parkland, main roads, railways hand-coloured, county boundaries shaded in pink, green and yellow. Electrotyped 1873. £70.00
    Covers West London (west from London Bridge), Great Marlow, St. Albans.

  189. (Jaillot, A.H. & Mortier, P.) CARTE DE L'ENTREE DE LA TAMISE Avec les Bancs, Passes, Isles et Costes comprises entre Sandwich et Clay. Copper-engraved chart, size approx. 18" x 35". extends from Sandwich to Clay in Norfolk. Inset map of Thames from London to 'Greane Island'. Hand-coloured. Scale bar in French, English, Spanish and German leagues, compass roses. North is to the right of the chart. Towns and villages shown with small churches etc., coloured red, also shows windmills. Traces of central fold, small skilfully repaired tear at right-hand margin. (Paris, 1693.) £340.00

  190. Norfolk and Suffolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 56", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps, inserted in blue cloth slipcase. Parkland, county borders, main roads hand coloured. Full wash colouring very faded. Paper slightly darkened presumably having been hung in a smokey office, as there are pin holes at the corners and top and bottom margins. Electrotype 1872. £30.00
    Covers Watton, Wymondham, Lowestoft, Eye.

  191. Polo TWO PROGRAMMES for polo at Meadow Brook (New York State). September 15th and 25th, 1930. On pale blue paper, printed as four pages on single folded sheet, size of pages 5" x 3". Paper on the earlier programme slightly rubbed on title. 1930. £7.00
    Comprises Second Tie, Open Championship, and Fifth Tie Monty Waterbury Cup.

  192. Presentation to the Pope LETTER to Mrs Stevens, 10 S. Bastianello, Rome, from (Miss?) Grant, English College, March 14th 1846 explaining the protocol, dress, etc. for their forthcoming audience with the Pope. 1p, 8vo, 13 lines... together with... a note dated 13th February from Mr Kestner saying the presentation to the Pope for which he has already sent the list is only for gentlemen, and he has had to put off the one for ladies, and enquiring about names, etc. 3p, small 8vo. 1846. £16.00
    'Will you have the goodness to meet me at the place where the Swiss Guard is stationed (above the Colonnade)... the dress required must be of full black, with a veil... the ceremonial is to kneel on one knee at the door... and then at the Pope's feet...'

  193. Spooner (William) THE HISTORY OF MOSES THE LAW GIVER Of Israel. Wooden jigsaw puzzle, size 13" x 14", lithograph with hand colouring. 35 pieces, one small piece is missing, and a blank wooden piece has been inserted to fit. There is no box. Published by William Spooner, 379 Strand. n.d. c1860. £55.00
    Shows the life of Moses in comic strip style, in a series of pictures, each with its own title.

  194. Taunton to Topsham Canal AN ACT for making a Navigable Canal from the River Exe, near the Town of Topsham, in the County of Devon, to the River Tone, near the Town of Taunton, in the County of Somerset; and for cleansing and making navigable a certain Part of the said River Tone; and for making Certain Cuts from the said Canal. Cover leaf + pages numbered 487-548, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £55.00
    sbot for 38 cat 39.The first Act for the Grand Western Canal. Contains a 3pp schedule of the land and owners/occupiers concerned.

  195. Thompson & Co. THE IDOLICE CONFECTIONER Edited by 'Craftsman'. Catalogue and recipe book of cake decoration manufacturer, aimed at bakeries. 19pp, 4to, illusts. Some stab holes in front wrap. 1930's. £8.00

  196. United States DECORATIVE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE Folding lithographed 'Marriage Seal', completed in manuscript for the marriage of William Bauer and Catherine O'Neill at Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Attractive lithograph at head of couple sailing on a lake, framed in flowers. Size 13" x 9", folding into card wraps. Meyer & Bro., Chicago, 1919. £10.00

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