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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 54

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

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Bedfordshire -- Berkshire -- Bristol -- Buckinghamshire -- Cheshire --
Cornwall -- Derbyshire -- Devon --
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Herefordshire -- Hertfordshire -- Kent --
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    Bedfordshire


  1. Bedford, Leighton Buzzard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 220, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Two lines in red ink at bottom. O.S. blindstamp 1893. £16.00

  2. Bedford, Newport Pagnell ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 203, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. 1887. £16.00

  3. County Theatre, Bedford GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS Charles Denville presents his Spectacular Xmas Family Pantomime... That Grand Little Comic Joe Baxter as Simple Simon... Les Trios Farlows from the Folies Begere Paris... Playbill on stiff card, size 15" x 10", printed in four colours with picture of Goldilocks and bears. early 1950's. £10.00

  4. Luton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 95. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £8.00
    'Book' type wraps.


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    Berkshire


  5. Bucklebury, Kidmore End PARTICULARS of Magnificently built Freehold Country House.... known as King's Copse House.... 11p., oblong 8vo. 3 tipped-in actual photos, one on front wrap.... together with.... Particulars of a Most Attractive House of Character known as Blacknest Lodge, Brimpton Common. Oblong 8vo, 12pp., tipped in photographs.... together with.... Particulars of Bishop's Wood Farm, Kidmore End, 1920. 7pp, 4to, wraps, small part of margins torn away. 3 items. 1920, 1952 & 1957. £20.00

  6. Reading & Newbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 113. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1939. £8.00

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

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    Bristol


  8. Blacksworth, Manor of COPY OF COURT ROLL recording the admission to a messuage and garden in the Manor of Nathaniel Ogbourne, Whipmaker, of Barton Regis. Vellum, 10" x 14", signed by Abraham Elton, farmer of the Manor, with wax seal showing a swan or similar bird. 15th Sept. 1738. £18.00

  9. Bristol Water Works SUPPLY OF WATER FOR TRADE PREMISES. Small 4to record book, full calf, lacks sections of spine, calf rubbed, titled in gilt 'B.W.W. Quarterly Meter Book. Thursday'. 51 double pages, some rather grubby, ruled in columns with meter no. and quarters for 1872,3,4, with numbers presumably relating to comsumption. Lists premises such as pubs, schools, shops, chapels, hotels etc., in Kingsdown, Cotham, Redland, Sneyd Park, Clifton, Leigh Woods, Westbury. 1872-4. £38.00
    Includes Victoria Rooms, Agricultural Show, Manilla Hall, Hills Almshouses, Fine Art Academy, Artillery Ground, Goldney House.


  10. Cannington & Cannington Kerbey families FAMILY PEDIGREES and genealogical notes. Some typewritten, some ms. Loose in rough paper folder. 1920's. £16.00
    Traces the family back to mid 18th century.


  11. Champion's PLAN OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL FROM THE KEY TO THE HOTWELLS and of the intended Scheme of a new Cut.... January 1767. Copper engraved, size 16" x 21", plan with 15 lines of text, showing Queen Square, Cannons Marsh, College Green, 'Front View of the Dam, Ware, Bridge.... etc.' This is the lower half only, lacking the plan of the channel, of a sheet measuring originally 16" x 21". One fold. J. Teasdale, sc. 1767. £40.00

  12. Clifton & Bristol SOUVENIR ALBUM OF BRISTOL AND CLIFTON 12 pages of photolitho views on extending strip, folding into decorative boards, size 5" x 5", printed with cherub, view of Avon etc., small area on front board rubbed. c1890. £16.00
    Views include zoo, Park St., Clifton Down Hotel, etc.


  13. Day & Haghe, Lith. VIEW OF CLIFTON AND THE HOT-WELLS Lithograph, size 7" x 9", on India paper, mounted on sheet of paper. A few grubby marks, mainly in margins. Pub. by George Davey, Bristol. c1840. £30.00
    From a drawing by T. Rowbotham.


  14. Fraser (J.A) NOTES ON THE COMMERCIAL RELATIONS OF BRISTOL AND PORTUGAL 54p., foolscap, typescript. Rough paper wraps with manuscript title. 1927. £18.00

  15. Horner (Joshua), lith. VIEW OF THE ROCKS FROM CLIFTON DOWN Lithograph from a drawing by S. Jackson, showing a view up the gorge from a view-point near the Observatory, three figures in foreground, Cook's Folly in the distance. Size 7" x 9", in green card mount. Published by G. Davey, Bristol. Lithographed by Day & Haghe. c1840. £60.00

  16. Hunt (W), Engr. CLIFTON From the Church. Vignette engraving, size 4" x 6", plus wide margins, on thick paper. Some slightly grubby marks in margins, traces of paper on verso where once stuck onto thicker sheet. Drawn by S. Jackson. Published by O.C. Lane. c1850. £12.00
    A scarce view showing Cornwallis Crescent and The Paragon.


  17. Jennings (Bristol) Ltd., General Woodworkers CATALOGUE of doors, bay windows, shop fronts, pulpits, tracery panels, bargeboards, shutters, portable buildings, etc. 264pp., 8vo, printed boards, illustrated throughout, with prices. The catalogue is a re-issue of the 1914 one and inside the front cover and on the first pages are warnings 'All prices in this List advanced. Prices in January 1926 average about double those shown.' Loosely inserted is a 16pp. illustrated list for April 1928. 1926 and 1928. £30.00

  18. Lander (S.J), Sc. ROYAL PROMENADE, VICTORIA SQUARE, CLIFTON W.B. Reed, Builder and Proprietor, Marmont & Lloyd, Architects. Steel engraved vignette view, looking across the gardens with fountain etc. Engraved surface size 4" x 6", plus margins, mounted on sheet of paper, a few grubby marks. Published by J. Burbidge, Regent Place, Clifton. c1850. £14.00

    ENGRAVED VIEWS

  19. Newman (J) & Co. THE ILLUSTRATED FAN Fan in stiff glazed card, 8" long, comprising 11 sticks in all, 9 of which have oval vignette views of Bristol, titled, the two outer sticks being decorated with very ornate design of a maiden holding up a roundel with swags of roses, surrounded with trails of vine etc., similar design on each stick, except that she is holding up oval with view. Hinged on small metal stud at base, pink silk ribbon which is threaded through has perished between the sticks. c1850. £140.00
    A rare item. Views comprise:- Bristol from Brandon Hill; St. Paul's Church; Bank & Council House; St. Matthews Church; Broad Street; Drawbridge; Royal Hotel; College Green; Infirmary.


  20. Plea of Trespass on the Case JOHN OVENS, TANNER against James Davis and Robert Hassall, both in the Custody of the Marshalsea. Vellum document setting out the case in great detail, browning at central fold and down part of one side, tear with loss of one word, size 32" x 27", printed list of 48 Bristol Jurors attached, with their occupations, together with 2 small printed documents, MS inserts, bright orange embossed paper stamps, issued from Westminster, commanding the Sheriff of Bristol to send 12 Jurors to London. 1797. £45.00
    Occupations of Jurors include Brasier, Flax-Dresser, Silversmith, Potter, Wine-Hooper. It appears that Ovens was a prosperous businessman who employed Davis and Hassal, but they issued unlawful bills of exchange in his name.


  21. Prout (J.S), drawn and lithographed by BLAISE CASTLE Lithograph, size approx. 8" x 9", plus margins, showing a view down the valley with the castle on the left, cows in foreground. Dedication to Mrs. John Harford. In a green card mount. A few minor foxing spots, mainly in bottom margin. Published by George Davey, c1850. £45.00

    TORTOISESHELL DEALER

  22. Sanderson family PROBATE of the will of Benjamin Sanderson, of Bristol, Dealer in Tortoiseshell. Vellum, 15" x 24", small printed certificate attached, good large papered seal on tag. 1830. £18.00
    Leaves books, plate, glass etc., to his wife, stock in trade to his friends, bequest to Blue Coat Boys Charity School, Sheffield.


  23. Ship repair Company INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CLERKS ON METHODS OF WORK Comprising 5 sm. folio and two 4to sheets of paper, in MS, with details of daily duties for 5 named employees. Mr James Taylor, for example, in October 1838, is to 'Examine Blockmaker's books, make up Wages.' every Monday. Together with single folio sheet setting out 'C.H's mode of working 'Enter the Counting House precisely at 9 o'clock.... at 10 C.H. will go to the Ships under Repair and return.... as soon as he has given orders what to do.' Mainly written in a small, fine hand, some deletions. 1 sheet torn, not affecting writing. One sheet dated 1838, others watermarked early 1830's. £32.00
    Sawyers and shipwrights work, 'Rigging Loft Book', referred to, as well as 'invoices of sugar sales'.


  24. Skelton (J), Sculpt. VIEW OF THE BIRTHPLACE OF THOMAS LAWRENCE Born 12th April, 1769, Died 7th January, 1830. Engraving, size 6" x 9", showing the terrace of houses in Red Cross Street, passers-by looking at house. Margins trimmed, some feint browning on title. c1850. £16.00

  25. St. George PROBATE of the Will of William Mountain, coal miner. Copy of will on vellum with printed certificate attached, seal on tag. 1829. £10.00

  26. 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

  27. 'W.W.' CATHEDRAL CHURCH Engraving, tall vignette style, size 7" x 5", plus margins, showing the Cathedral with medieval houses adjoining, volunteers drilling nearby, crocodile of what appears to be Red Maids girls in front of Cathedral. c1840. £15.00

    Bristol Acts

  28. Bristol United Gaslight Company AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Bristol United Gaslight Company. 5pp. 1891. £8.00

  29. Buildings and Walls AN ACT for extending and enlarging the Provisions of the Act for regulating Buildings and Party Walls within the City and County of Bristol, and for forming certain Streets, and for widening other Streets.... 34pp, top leaf slightly dusty and with indelible ownership stamp to margin of top leaf. 1847. £15.00
    Contains an 11pp schedule of the land and owners or occupiers concerned.


  30. Port and Harbour Improvements AN ACT to alter and amend an Act.... intituled, An Act for improving and rendering more commodious the Port and Harbour of Bristol.... 26pp. 1806. £16.00

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    Buckinghamshire


  31. Buckingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate in the Boro' Town of Buckingham, consisting of The Parsonage Closes, and Sherives Meadow.... A Marble Quarry of Excellent and Fine Blue Marble, Which has been Worked, specimens of which may be seen in Buckingham, and at Mr. Robins' the Auctioneers, Plenty of Lime Stone, and a Lime Kiln: an Inexhaustible Pit of Good Clay for Brick-Making.... which will be Sold By Auction.... 9th July, 1822.... 3pp, plus docket title. With loosely inserted page of manuscript notes about the farming and quarrying 'the average sizes of the pieces of Marble of which the quarry produces abundantly are from 3 to 7 ft. long from 2 to 4 ft. wide and 9 inches to 2 ft thick and the quarry is not more than half a Mile from the Grand Junction Canal.' Pinned to the second page is a printed 'Owner's Order for Buying in' with MS inserts. 1822. £65.00

  32. Sherrington PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate, situate at Sherrington, on the Turnpike Road.... it is called Fitz-John's Manor Farm.... with One Hundred and Thirty-four Acres of Very Good Land.... Also the Crops.... Live and Dead Farming Stock.... which will be Sold by Auction..... 9th July, 1822. 3pp., plus docket title. 2 pages of manuscript notes (presumably by the auctioneer) inserted. 1822. £48.00
    With brief schedule of the Farm.


    Buckinghamshire Acts

  33. Hitcham AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows.... within the Parish and Manor of Hitcham.... 26pp. 1778. £24.00

  34. Wendover 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.... 30pp. Dust-stained down edges, stitching loose. 1777. £17.00

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    Cheshire


  35. Lymm PARTICULARS OF FREEHOLD FARMS AND LANDS IN LYMM Which will be Sold by Public Auction..... Wednesday, the 25th day of July, 1838.... 3pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. Folds. 1838. £35.00
    With detailed schedule of the three lots.


  36. Macclesfield PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Estates called The Foden Bank, The Hollins, and Guncar Lane Estates, in Sutton.... For Sale by Auction.... August 3, 1831.... 5pp., folio, plus docket title. Folds. Gives schedules for each lot with occupier, description, acreage. Values have been added in ink in margins. 1831. £40.00

  37. Malpas PLAN AND PARTICULARS of a Highly Desirable Freehold Estate at Edge.... for Sale by Public Auction at the Feathers Hotel, Chester.... September 4, 1856. 2pp., folio, plus docket title, folds. Large folding hand-coloured plan. Title page printed in an interesting variety of type-faces, including a wavy line of text. 1856. £36.00

  38. Sandbach PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Land, House, Smith & Buildings at Arclid, near Sandbach..... to be Sold by Auction.... 26th day of October, 1887. 2pp., folio, plus docket title, 1p. hand-coloured plan, 2p. Conditions of Sale on blue paper sewn in at rear. Attractively printed in blue. 1887. £35.00

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    Cornwall


  39. Argall (E.C) TRURO CATHEDRAL 21 Beautiful Views and Guide to the Cathedral. Oblong 8vo, gilt boards. Name crossed through on title page. c1910. £10.00

  40. Bodmin ASSIGNMENT of term of 1000 years in the Tithes of Bodmin in trust for George Collins, Revd. Nicholas Kendall and Revd. William Hocker to John Darke. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. Some yellowing of vellum. 1820. £12.00

  41. Boscajack LEASE of messuage at Boscajack, Thomas Gerveis of Bonallack to John Ethron, of Sithney, yeoman. Vellum, 8" x 14", in a small hand, tag which lacks seal. 1611. £30.00

  42. Breage and Sithney AGREEMENT OF PARTNERSHIP between James Clarke, Wine and Spirit Merchant, of Helston, and William Oats, Mine Agent, of Breage. Vellum, 24" x 31", two wax seals. 1848. £26.00
    James Clarke had carried on the business of 'purchasing dressing and selling Tin Ores', and had stamps at Maiden Stamps, Black Down Stamps, Old Mill Stamps, in Breage, Tuckingmill Stamps in Sithney and Trelubbis Stamps in Wendron, with Oats as his Agent. This agreement was to take him into partnership upon payment of one third of the value of these Stamps.


  43. Buryan LEASE of part of the tenement Penmenith or Penmenna in Buryan part of the Manor of Tregenebus, heretofor in the possession of Sarah James, John Buller of Shillingham to Thomas Tremewan. Vellum, 14" x 24", signed Buller with good armorial wax seal. 1738. £24.00

  44. Calstock PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Plantation Estate of Eleven Years Growth, with About 40,000 Trees Upon it, Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr George Robins, at the Auction Mart, London.... 28th July, 1836.... It is a portion of the Ancient Estate of the Duchy of Cornwall.... it is called The New Prospect Plantation.... only Two miles from The River Tamer.... principally Larch Timber.... now in high repute in His Majesty's Dock Yards.... A Court is held within the manor every 6 weeks.... Single sheet, folio, particulars printed on one side with very attractive varied type faces, Conditions of Sale, docket title, and manuscript memorandum on verso. Bids recorded in ink in margin, from 500 to 1000 guineas. 1836. £50.00

  45. Camborne ASSIGNMENT of a cottage lately built by John Gribbell with one acre adjoining parcel of Carne-entral in the parish of Camborne with liberty of a road for carrying turf, John Gribbell, Miner, to William Oats, of Redruth, Ore Dresser. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. 1827. £15.00

  46. Castle Gayer, Marazion CONVEYANCE of six cottages at 'Top Teibe', George Sealy to G. Michell. Vellum, 24" x 30", wax seals. 1869. £10.00

  47. Dawe (W.H), Pub. THE OKEHAMPTON 6D VIEW ALBUM 12 views, oblong 8vo, wraps. c1912. £8.00
    Includes Artillery on the Moor, train on Meldon Viaduct.


  48. Fox (Charles) A CORNISH DIALOGUE Gracey Penwear and Mally Trevisky. Manuscript copy which appears to be of Fox's poem, except that Gracey in named 'Penwear' instead of 'Penrose', followed by 'A Cornish Dialogue', being a conversation between 'Tom' and 'Dick'. 4 sides 4to, paper watermarked 1809. Traces of folds. c1810. £28.00

  49. Germoe LEASE of houses and gardens known as Gweal Malkyn and Ithert Down in Germoe, Francis Earl of Godolphin to Peter Kitchen, Carpenter. Vellum sheet, signed Godolphin with good armorial seal, vellum slightly browned. 1739. £28.00
    A 'best beast' was to be paid in heriot.


  50. Grade ASSIGNMENT by way of mortgge of a tenement called Mount Batt in Grade, Thomas Stephens to Richard Johns, including lands enclosed out of wastrel ground called Gwendreath Common, with Common of Pasture, Furze, Turf and Heath in Goonhilly Down. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. 1847. £15.00

  51. Grade CONVEYANCE of part of lands and house beside the road leading from Polstrangey to Kugar, and fields in Kugar called Voas an nell, with the liberty to take sand and seaweed from Poltesco Cove, J. Stephens to J. Jenkin. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. On verso is small genealogical 'diagram' referred to in text. 1876. £15.00

  52. Gwennap BELL MINE, MERCHANTS LEDGER NO. 1 Ledger, sm. folio, half reversed calf, titled as above on morocco lettering piece. 118 pages of entries, plus many blanks at end, alphabetical Index. The first 60 pages are double page spreads with Debit on left, Credit on Right, later pages have both on same page. Includes payments made for cartridges, candles, different types of timber, tools, rope, fuse, stationery, drawing materials, printing, long lists of equipment bought from Harvey & Co. ('Arm for flywheel... 1.11s.8d', 'Tooth wheel for driving stamps... 5.14s.6d'). Firms include John Martyn & Son, East Basset Adventurers, Cornwall Blasting Powder Co., Cornwall Gunpowder Co. The latter part of the ledger has pages headed with the names of a large number of mines, with entries for explosives supplied (territe, detonators). Mines include: West Godolphin, Mounts Bay Consols, Pheonix Mines, New Great Work, Breage TIn Mine, Dolcoath, East Tregembo, New Trumpet, Kit Hill Tunnel Mine. 1871 - 1887. £285.00

  53. Gwinear LEASE FOR A YEAR of the tenement of Taskus, John Penneck of Gulval to William Rawlings. Vellum, 12" x 17", good wax seal. 1764. £14.00

  54. Helston ASSIGNMENT of threequarters of an acre of land at Creake Mollan in Helston, and three fields called Gweal Tree, Edward Coode of Penryn and others to James Brewinney of Helston. 5 sheet vellum indenture, four good wax seals. 1775. £20.00

  55. Helston COLLECTION OF BILLHEADS Eight 19th century bills, including Richard Woolcock, Printer, 1889, Edwin Day, Grocer & Tea Dealer (with vignette of ship) 1872, Angel Hotel, 1889, Curry & Son, Outfitters and Hat and Cap Warehouse, Richards, Buildider and Undertaker, 1885.... together with.... thirty-two 20th century billheads, including A.P. Gilbert, Ironmonger and Cycle Agent (with attactive brown-printed heading), L.W. Oliver, Sign Writer & Grainer. Size ranges from sm. 8vo to 4to. Many for goods or services supplied to Helston Corporation. A few minor tears. 1872-1939. £30.00

  56. Helston in Kirrier, Manor of ADMISSION of Bernard Penrose to the tenement of Nanslo Wollas, Goonhusband, in Wendron. Vellum, in Latin, 6" x 14", signed by Steward of the Manor, J. Pearce. 1717. £16.00
    Mentions occupiers Daniel Harris and Pascoe Tregidgian.


  57. Kea LEASE of Davey's Stamps in the Parish of Kea, part of the Manor of Bessowe, James Trevenen to Nicholas Sampson. Large paper sheet, wax seals, some small splits at folds. 1857. £14.00

  58. Kenwyn OBLIGATION BOND of John Tippett of Kenwyn to Stephen Roberts of St. Agnes. 1p., in Latin and English, signed by Tippett with small wax seal, and two witnesses. Small repaired tear. 1731. £24.00

  59. Launceston CONVEYANCE of freehold hereditaments in Wooda Road, W.H. Congdon and others to the National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations. Vellum, 6p, folio, including coloured sketch map. Some browning along lower margin of first page and one line of text from old sellotape marks. 1918 £15.00

  60. Marazion PLAN & SECTION OF WHEAL VIRGIN in the Township of Marazion. Manuscript plan in ink and full colour, on cartridge paper, size 27" x 16". Border, compass rose, scale of fathoms, calligraphic title. Plan shows buildings, roads, fields, engine, Stamping Plat, Gundry's, Maid's and Beater's shafts, adits etc., adjoining owners named, some areas coloured in greyish wash to indicate rocky ground. The section shows the mine building above ground with engine, chimney etc. painted in detail, the network of shafts, with (presumably) deposits indicated by grey and brown colouring. Shafts named as above. New Ground, Old Ground, Tin Ground, and Boundary shown. n.d. c1840. £280.00
    An extremely attractive plan in excellent condition, which would frame well.


  61. Mining Journal ENGLISH AND FOREIGN MINING GLOSSARY to which is added The Smelting Terms used in France, Spain and Germany. 8pp., folio, 2 pages of Cornwall Mining Terms, one page of Derbyshire terms, and the rest French, etc. Bottom third of left hand margin trimmed. n.d. c1870. £22.00

  62. Penzance ASSIGNMENT of no. 17 Alma Terrace and premises in Penzance, T.H. Williams to S. Weymouth. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1880. £10.00

  63. Rogers family NOTEBOOK of Canon J. Rogers. 66 pages in morocco notebook, oblong 12mo, brass clasp, original pencil at side. Written in pencil, with dates between 1846 and 1854, a little faded in places. Many notes relate to a school, or schools, lists names of 'candidates for confirmation', 'free scholars', 'those scholars writing' etc., plus odd memoranda 'Dec. 13.'54 slate pencil wanted.' 'Locks for privies' 'blind for school 4' 7" x 4' 4"', 'ask people to tea drinking - parents' 'labourers pay 2d a week & 6d a quarter for pens & ink'. Tucked into pocket are two letters, 1846, about a dispute with a tenant at Penpol. 1846-54. £35.00

  64. Rutger (I.H), Surveyor A PLAN OF PENZANCE PIER AND HARBOUR; CORNWALL Shewing the Proposed Alteration & Improvements. Surveyed under the Direction of Henry R. Palmer Esq., F.R.S. by I.H. Rutger, 1839. Manuscript plan in ink and three colours, size 21" x 31", Scale 198ft. to 1 inch. On thick paper backed with linen, covering the town from the Baths opposite the end of Cornwall Terrace in the West to Chyandour and Pons an Dane Bridge in the East, Market Jew Street, Chapel Street, Coinage Hall Street etc. Shows streets and houses with garden plots, public buildings such as chapels, Custom House in red, and named. Proposed Harbour Dock, Pier, extension to existing Pier, stone wall, shown in red. Large compass rose. At edges of plan are three sections, one of the pier, two others, each with individual scale bars, showing sections across lines from letters marked on plan. Some light brown staining and grubby marks, a few minor creases in paper at edges. 1839. £320.00

  65. Sithney MORTGAGE of House and premises at Porthleven in the parish of Sithney, Samuel Dobb to C.L. Daniell. 4pp., folio, on parchment. 1864. £12.00

  66. Sithney SKETCH MAP 'Line of Coast of the Parish of Sithney copied from the Apportionment Map by me Johnson James, August 12th 1864.' On long strip of waxed cotton..... together with.... Sketch of coast line from Poljew to Cara Clew Rock, 'copied from the Tithe Apportionment Map of Mullion by E. Bullock, signed Henry Bullock, Vicar of Mullion' also on waxed cotton. 1864. £10.00

  67. St. Ives LEASE of a dwelling house etc. in Fore Street in the Borough of Saint Ives, Samuel Stephens to William Trewhella, Mariner. Large vellum sheet with good wax seal. 1824. £14.00
    Part of the Manor of Denis Eia.


  68. St. Minver DEMISE of the Barton of Trevelver in St. Minver to 14 years, A. Arundell Yeo of Fremington House, Devon, to J. Beswetherick of St. Minver. Large paper sheet, wax seals, hole at fold at centre with loss of some words. 1845. £12.00
    Excepts mines, minerals, clay etc.


  69. Thomas (W), Temperance Hotel, Pub. PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW ALBUM OF LAND'S END and Neighbourhood. Oblong 4to, gilt boards, gilt faded. Printed title and 20 views by Valentine, including Telegraph Station, Temperance Hotel. A few grubby marks in margins of some views. c1890. £12.00

  70. Wendron PETITION in the Stannary Court, of Thomas Moyle, Stone Mason and Miner, against William Willcocks Purser of Wheal Medlyn Mine, concerning for payment for labour at the Mine as 'a Moorstone cutter Mason Carrier and Labourer with his Horses Carts and Carriages'. 3p, folio, Stannary stamps, together with Affadavit of Thomas Moyle, 3p, sm. folio 1854. £30.00

  71. Wendron RACK LEASE of Trussall for 18 years, Hugh Rogers of Helston to John Waren. Vellum, 23" x 25", 2 good wax seals (one with swan), engraved heading, some light browning. 1765. £12.00
    Reserves to Rogers the right to carry away all the potatoes.


  72. Wendron SURRENDER of Sett of a Moiety of part of Trenethick with 'the Tin Copper & all other ores....' Richard Martyn & others of Helston to E. Browne. 3pp., folio. 1874. £15.00
    Refers to 'persons lawfully claiming Royal Mines'.


    Cornwall Acts

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

  74. East Cornwall Mineral Railway AN ACT for the Abandonment of the Works authorised by the East Cornwall Mineral Railway Act, 1876..... 3pp. 1879. £12.00

  75. Lostwithiel and Fowey Railway Company AN ACT to confer further powers on the Lostwithiel and Fowey Railway Company and on other Companies.... 24pp. Recent cloth-covered boards. 1891. £18.00

  76. Mount's Bay Harbour AN ACT for extending the Term, and altering.... several Acts.... for constructing an Harbour in Mount's Bay.... 7pp. 1821. £13.00

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    Derbyshire


  77. Alfreton PARTICULARS of a Truly Valuable Freehold Estate, situate at Riddings, near Alfreton.... consisting of a Farm-House, and sundry Tenements.... Two Hundred and Fifty Acres of.... Land, together with Extensive Right of Common over Riddings and Alfreton Common, which will be Sold by Auction at Miss Brown's, Alfreton.... 19th day of October 1808 in twenty-nine lots.... 4pp, folio, plus docket title, very attractive type faces. With schedule for each lot giving tenants, names of fields, quantity. Some figures added in ms, possibly rents. 1808. £65.00

  78. Scropton CONVEYANCE of a piece of Land at Scropton as a site for the erection of a Methodist Chapel. Thomas Orme of Hoon, Farmer, to Samuel Faulkner, Timber Merchant and others and Rev. Robert Brown, Superintendant preacher. Large vellum sheet, signed by 14 parties with small wax seals... together with.... Conveyance of the property, Henry Cumming to Egerton Orme, 1901, 3 large vellum sheets, with inset manuscript coloured plan. 1862 & 1901. £17.00

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    Devon


  79. Ashburton AUCTION HANDBILL for sale of London Hotel and three cottages, together with excellent Walled Garden. 4to, attractively printed. 1891. £7.00

  80. Ashburton TO BE SOLD by Public Auction At the Golden Lion Hotel.... 13th June Next.... all That Rich Meadow Called First Meadow.... now occupied by Mr. Mann: and all those Three Dwelling Houses in Heavyhead Lane.... Poster, 17" x 13", 3 small edge tears. Chapple, Printer, Ashburton, 1873. £15.00

  81. Barnstaple CONVEYANCE of one thirty-fifth share in the New Rooms in Boutport Street, Thomas Britton, Sir Matthew Bloxam, James Thomas, all of London, to Thomas Yallop of Bishops Tawton. Large vellum sheet, rather spotty, with 4 wax seals. 1807. £15.00

  82. Besley (H), Pub. DEVONSHIRE Map, size 12" x 15", linen-backed and folding into 12mo boards with label. Scale 2" = 15 miles. Shows railways. Small area of light browning. c1870. £18.00

  83. Besley (H), Publisher NORTH DEVON Map, size 12" x 15", linen backed and folding into 12mo boards, label. Scale 3" = 20 miles. Shows railways, inset of Lundy Island. c1870. £18.00

  84. Besley (H), Publisher TORQUAY, ST. MARY CHURCH AND BABBACOMBE Plan, size 14" x 9", scale approx. 5" = 1 mile. Linen backed and folding into 12mo boards with label. One area size 4" x 3" lightly browned. c1860. £28.00
    Shows individual house plots, public buildings, woods, etc.


  85. Bideford, Okehampton, South Molton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN. Sheet XXVI. Printed surface area approx. 24" x 35". Scale 1" to 1 mile. Hand-coloured with key. Copper-plate engraving with the plate mark in the margins, embossed stamp to top margin, some grubby marks on right hand side, few small tears to margins, 8" tear from left-hand margin, repaired to verso. Some old sellotape marks to top margin and verso. Pub. 1809 by Lt. Col. Mudge. Later c1850. £50.00
    On this map there is only a small amount of colour.


  86. Buckfastleigh TO BE SOLD by Public Auction.... at the Sun Inn.... the 1st Day of December, 1862, The Undermentioned Live & Dead Stock.... 1 Cow and Calf, 3 Milch Cows.... Poster, size 17" x 11". Some Off-setting. Creagh, Printer, Ashburton, 1862. £15.00
    Lists stock, implements, pasture and arable to be let etc. The farmer 'declining agricultural pursuits' was Thomas Churchyard.


  87. Colyton ASSIGNMENT of premises at Colyton, Thomas Speed, Sergemaker to William Drake, Gentleman, in trust for Peter Radford. Vellum, 22" x 29", signed by three parties with three fine wax seals with busts, witnessed by Dorothy Drake and Matthew Stone. 1746. £26.00
    The property was known as Bullins Land containing two ground rooms, one shop and two rooms over. Its garden adjoined the Hare and Hounds Inn and the parish church. There was also an orchard called Leaves Plot.


  88. Combe Martin APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE Printed with manuscript insertions, oblong sm. folio, apprenticing Grace Short, aged 8, a poor child of the Parish, to Anthony Peake, to learn husbandry, until the age of 21, or her marriage. 1808. £16.00

  89. Combe Martin COUNTERPART LEASE of messuage burgage and tenement in Combmartin, Edmond Gibbon, William Squire and others to Thomas Ward of Combmartin, Weaver. Vellum, 14" x 29", small wax seal on tag, witnessed on verso. 1695. £25.00
    Note on verso in pencil 'the descendants of R. Roberts'.


  90. Combe Martin DECLARATION by two Justices of the Peace approving the apprenticing of a poor child of the Parish, Eliza Nicholls, to John Hayman, Yeoman, for his Estate called Easter Park. Printed form, 4to, with MS inserts, with the names of the Overseers of the Poor, and signed by the two justices. 1825. £20.00

  91. Combe Martin LEASE a messuage with two gardens in Combmartin, John Amory of Nymett Episcopi, Robert Isaac of Westdowne and Mary Westcott, widow, of Shobrooke and Jane Squire of Barnstaple to Thomas Clegg of Combmartin. Vellum, 12" x 25", tag lacking seal, a few small worm holes in text. 1675. £30.00
    Mary was presumably the daughter of the historian, author of 'A View of Devonshire'.


  92. Dawlish TWO WATERCOLOURS. in the same amateur hand, on a light reddish brown card, each decoratively titled in lower margin, sizes approx. 4" x 7", within painted 'frame' borders, plus margins. The views are titled:- 'Near Dawlish' (view of Cliffs with train approaching, wooded hill with houses in background); 'Rocks at Dawlish' (rock arch with two small figures, house glimpsed through arch). c1850's £20.00
    Charmingly, if naively, painted in rather bright colours.


  93. Dibdin (T.C) and Vivian (Edward) TORQUAY, FROM WALDRON HILL. Tinted lithograph. Drawn by T.C. Dibdin from a sketch by E. Vivian. On stone by E. Gauci. Size approx. 8" x 12", plus margins. Printed by M. & N. Hanhart, c1841. £80.00
    A very attractive view showing sailing ships in harbour, men hauling nets on beach etc.


  94. 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 sheet, 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. £45.00

  95. Frith's PERMANENT PHOTOGRAPHIC PICTURES of Bideford and District. 12 silvery prints, 6" x 8", matt paper, in original blue Frith printed envelope, which is torn at edges. c1890. £14.00

  96. King (Daniel) Sculpt THE NORTH PROSPECT OF YE CATHEDRALL CHURCH OF EXETER Etching, plate size 7" x 12", coat of arms in corner, with inscription to John Stawell. c1665. £22.00
    Somers Cox 'Devon Topographical Prints' no. 785.


  97. Plymouth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 144. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1939. £8.00

  98. Plymouth ROYAL ARCH MASONS Certificate of Admission of George Rome Hall into the Unity Chapter Plymouth. Engraved on parchment, folio, folds, embossed paper seal.... together with.... United Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Certifcate of Admissionof George Rome Hall, St. John's Lodge, Plymouth, folio certificate with desgin of globes, tools, pillars, etc. 1898 and 1900. £20.00

  99. River Taw NOTICE TO THE MAYOR Aldermen and Burgesses fo the Borough of Barnstaple from Thomas Law advising them he will indict anyone who encroaches upon the River due to the proposed new road 'which is to occupy a portion of and encroach upon the present Waterway'. Manuscript on one side of foolscap sheet, signed, 3rd June 1845.... together with Receipt for Chief Rent paid by Law to the Council of Barnstaple as Lord of the Manor of Castle Court, 1837, signed by Mayor and Treasurer. 1837 and 1845. £15.00

  100. Rogers (W.H) LETTER to an un-named correspondent, offering to send him a copy of 'my very imperfect 'Sepulchral Effigies of Devon.... it will serve to help fill up a shelf - the other day a bookseller bought off nearly all my remaining copies....' and, as a P.S. asking about an inscription on a grave of one of the Botreaux family. 1p, sm. 8vo. 9th Nov., 1888. £14.00

  101. Royal Naval College, Dartmouth THE PRIATES OF MILL CREEK An entirely Original Musical Extravaganza. Saturday, 26th November, 1910. Book of words, 17pp., 4to. 1910. £8.00

  102. South Tawton PARTICULARS AND PLANS of a Freehold Estate called 'Cullaford' including the Manor of Itton, also 'Addiscott' which will be offered for sale by auction.... 22nd October, 1880. 3pp., folio, foded. With schedules. 1880. £14.00

  103. Spreat (W) ALPHINGTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 4" x 6", on India paper, margins, small lower margin. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £20.00
    Shows people by a wooden fence in the foreground.


  104. Spreat (W) AWLISCOMBE CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 4" x 6", on India paper, margins, small lower margin. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00
    Shows a couple of reclining cows in the central foreground.


  105. Spreat (W) CHITTLEHAMPTON CHURCH. The Interior from the South Transept. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 8" x 6", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. [Printer, C. Hulmandel.] c1842. £22.00

  106. Spreat (W) LYMPSTONE CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins. [C. Hulmandel, Printer.] c1842. £22.00
    With a man, 2 women and 2 children in front of the church boundary wall.


  107. Spreat (W) TORQUAY, FROM WALDRON HILL Tinted lithograph, size 10" x 14", plus margins, some foxing in sky area. c1840. £80.00
    Superb view across the town and harbour, fromed by tall trees, family picking flowers in foreground, large sailing ship in harbour.


  108. Swymbridge AGREEMENT TO LET Torrdown House, Susanna Nott, William Mules and Richard Harding to Ferdinand Lawrence. 4p., folio, folded. In a small neat hand. Includes Gig House, Orchards, Lawn, Brewhouse, Well. 1820. £8.00

  109. Swymbridge LEASE of Higher Cobbaton in Swymbridge, John Nott to Matthew Warren. 2 large paper sheets, wax seal. 1841. £14.00
    Sets out terms of lease in detail, including that he was to take and maintain Parish Apprentices.


  110. Tamerton Foliott MORTGAGE of property in Tamerton, William Callaway, Blacksmith, to Selina Stoyle. 2 vellum sheets, with wax seals. 1844. £12.00

  111. Tawstock POSTER 28" x 19", advertising auction of farm called Eastacombe. Folds. Affixed to corner is 4p. manuscript conditions of sale. With schedule giving field names etc. 1881. £18.00

  112. Torquay FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION Two Substantial Dwelling Houses, Numbers 9 & 10 Princess Road, Ellacombe, with the small Gardens, Wash-houses, and Carpenter's Work-shop.... Poster, size 19" x 15". folds, light browning due to off-setting, tear down 7" of old fold at edge, with some wear. 1875. £10.00

  113. Woolway & Sons THE OAKLAND PARK ESTATE Brochure, sm. folio, wraps, 35pp. With sketches and plans of 14 different types of house, and photos. and description of local area. c1938. £18.00

    Devon Acts

  114. Ashburton and Totnes Roads AN ACT for making, maintaining, and repairing certain Roads near the Towns of Ashburton and Totnes.... 11pp. 1835. £14.00

  115. Buckfastleigh, Totnes, and South Devon Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Buckfastleigh, Totnes, and South Devon Railway Company with reference to their authorized capital. 4pp. 1869. £10.00

  116. Columpton AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Manor of Alerpeverell, in the Parish of Columpton, in the County of Devon. 13pp. 1810. £16.00

  117. Plymouth Improvements AN ACT to explain and amend an Act... 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. 20pp. 1772. £14.00

  118. Plymouth Station AN ACT to enable the South Devon Railway Company to improve their Plymouth and other Stations; to widen parts of their Railway.... 6pp. 1860. £12.00

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    Dorset


  119. Gillingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Estate called Barnabys and Priesthays.... containing 90a.3r.15p.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 5th day of February, 1855. 4pp., folio, plus docket title, folding plan which includes town of Gillingham. Small portion torn from top left corner, not affecting any text, split at spine. 1855. £38.00
    Part of the premises was used by a Carrier, 'an opportunity os now offered of continuing and increasing such Trade in connexion with the intended Salisbury and Yeovil Railway....'


  120. Gillingham PLAN, PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Highly Desirable Landed Estate called 'The Thorngrove Estate'..... For Sale by Auction at The Phoenix Inn in Gillingham.... the 4th of June next.... the estate comprises a Substantial Farm House.... Orchard, Arable, Meadow & Pasture Land.... 4pp., folio, plus docket title, folding hand-coloured plan, schedule giving occupiers, etc. 1863. £36.00

  121. Hine family of Beaminster PEDIGREE of the descendants of Thomas Hine, born 1741, and Elizabeth Daniel, born 1740. Printed in pink and black on thin waxed cotton, size 23" x 23", arranged in circular form with a portrait of the couple in the centre, and the descendants in concentric circles. Illustrations of Poundstock church etc., in the corners, and descriptive text around the edge. Folds. Printed for Private Circulation, c1894. £25.00

    HINTON MARTEL TITHES 1797 - 1827

  122. Hinton Martel TITHE RECORD BOOKS of the Revd. Hugh Pugh. Notebook, marbled boards, calf spine, 8vo. 68 pages recording tithes received, 'from ye. Parsonage of Hinton Martel' from 1806-27. Lists names of tithe-payers and money paid (for example Sir Richard Carr Glyn Bart. paid 21.6s in 1809) and tithes received in kind, for example 'two Hogshead of Cyder of tithe apples', Mr. Burt paid a milch cow, 6 weights of Horn Wool, 15.10s., 22 lb of Southdown wool, 6.1s.3d., and 34 Lambs, 14.1s.6d'. Also records 'wheat in ground' with name, acreage and sheaves produced, how many bushels of threshed wheat produced from those sheaves, 'wood from Lord Shaftesbury's copse' etc. At the other end of the book are 18 pages detailing 'Money laid out on the Parsonage', yearly, from 1808-27. Lists taxes, repairs, bills for tradesmen 'repairing my bow window', etc. Also included is 1p. account of money spent on repair of Chancel (425 tiles, 1000 laths for the ceiling etc.) Loosely inserted is sheet recording money invested in consols.... together with.... smaller notebook, 12mo, marbled wraps, recording tithes received from 1797 - 1806, 20p. with lists of monies laid out on the Parsonage, 12p. 'Wm. Church's bill for roofing the Milkhouse' '45 lugs of wood to fence the Glebe'. 1797-27. £200.00
    He previously had the living of Booby in Leicestershire.


  123. Kington Magna SPECIFICATIONS of Desirable and Improvable Freehold Estates, at Kington and Nyland.... Farm Houses, All requisite Agricultural Buildings, and About 419 Acres of Productive Arable, Meadow and Pasture Lands; likewise an Estate Granted out by the Vendor.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 20th day of June, 1849. 8pp., folio, full page lithographed plan. 1849. £36.00

  124. Marnhull PARTICULARS of a Freehold Estate, situate at Marnhull... comprising Several Farm Houses and 352 Acres, or thereabouts, of Very Fertile Land, To Be Sold by Auction.... 25th day of November, 1846. 4pp., folio, detailed schedules, double page hand-coloured plan. 1846. £40.00

  125. Melcombe Regis WILL of Mary Petty. Attested copy on 7p sm. folio. 1858. £8.00
    Details her bequests of 'purple & gold Dresden china' etc.


  126. New Royal Theatre, Bournemouth JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Will Hammer presents his Magnificent Pantomime.... Cavalcade of Gorgeous Spectacle... Hamilton Conrad and his Famous Pigeons, Cyclo Bros, Peggy O'Farrell's Tiny Tappas.... Poster on stiff card in purple green and yellow with picutre of giant asleep and Jack stealing hen, size 15" x 10". Early 1950's. £12.00

  127. Newman & Co. Engr. TWENTY FOUR VIEWS OF WEYMOUTH & Neighbourhood. Published by Benson, Weymouth. Being 24 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, original decorative cloth boards. Engraved surface approx 3" x 3", but 9 views are larger, engraved surface approx. 4" x 5". c1860. £75.00
    Inlcudes 8 views of Portland.


  128. Smuggling LETTER to the Commissioners for Customs from J. Herries at Treasury Chambers, 12th October 1825, regarding the granting of the Petition of Daniel Mitchell to be released from Dorchester Gaol upon payment of a fine of 100 'in which he was convicted for being found on board a Boat laden with Foreign Spirits'. Manuscript, sm. folio, on verso is note, signed, from Custom House London, 14th October, to the Collector at Weymouth 'the forefoing copy of a letter from Mr. Herries... is transmitted to the Collector and Comptroller at Weymouth for their information...' A note has been written in reddish ink across the top 'Daniel Mitchell to be Released from Gaol upon entering into Bond not to be again Concerned in Smuggling'. 1825. £30.00

  129. Swanage THE GLOBE INN Draft Conveyance of the dwelling-house, brewhouse, coach-house etc. at Herston, known as the Globe Inn. Mrs E. Kittoe & others to C.L. Faber Esq. 11 printed folio sheets with MS additions. 1892. Loosely inserted is an "Inventory and Valuation of Plant etc. of Brewery and fixtures in Dwelling House situate at Swanage the Property of Mr H. Gillingham, taken the 6th April 1833". 1 side of small folio sheet, signed, possibly referring to the same premises, listing wort pump, mash tub, malt cistern etc. 1833 & 1892. £18.00

  130. Thornford WILL of James Moore of Thornford. Copy on 4 folio sheets, wear at folds on outer sheet (codicil), with loss of some letters. 1836. £10.00
    Leaves money to his poor neighbours over 60, and to the vicar for books for the Sunday School.


  131. Weymouth RELEASE FOR MAKING A TENANT to the Freehold in Order to make a Recovery with Voucher, Samuel Braine, Mariner and Ann his Wife daughter of Thomas Ledoze, to James Syndercombe of Stratton, Dorset and others. Refers to two messuages and gardens in the part of town called Melcombeside, adjoining lands belonging to the late dissolved Priory, and Governor's Street. 6p., folio. Copy made in 1796 of original release of 1732. 1796. £25.00
    Names many occupiers of properties adjoining the two properties, both previous and present.


  132. Weymouth WILL of Samuel Braine of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, Maltster. Attested copy 1767 of will of 1762. 2p., folio, folded. 1762. £16.00
    Refers to his lands in Portland, two houses in Governor's Lane in Weymouth lately in the possession of Thomas Wood, estate at Little Windzor in Broadwinsor, rings and plate.


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    Durham


  133. Jarrow GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No III. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 36", plus margins, fully hand coloured, mounted on linen, key in left-hand margin. 1869. £40.00
    Covers east part of Gateshead, Jarrow, Hedworth. The area north of the Tyne in blank.


  134. Kellow and Branspeth EXEMPLIFICATION OF A RECOVERY Thomas Wharton Doctor in Physic against Richard Scruton, given before Sir George Nares Knight of Durham. Refers to a moiety of the Manor of Hurworth otherwise Hurworth on the Moor, and Ten Messuages, Ten Cottages, Ten Orchards, One thousand acres of pasture, one thousand acres of Meadow, one hundred acres of wood, one hundred acres of moor and Common of Pasture for Cattle. Vellum, 25" x 32", large papered wax seal on tag. Vellum slightly browned, dust-stained on verso. 1786. £80.00

  135. Shotton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XXVIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", linen-backed, hand coloured geologically and with much geological information added in MS in neat black lettering etc. In top margin is written 'Geological information copied at 28 Jermyn Street from the original manuscript map 20th September 1890. The original map geologically surveyed by W. Howell.' Map published 1861, MS information added later. £50.00
    Covers Shotton, Castle Eden, New Thornley, Ludworth Collieries, numerous quarries.


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    Gloucestershire


  136. Allenhall and Westbury on Severn ALLOTMENT TERRIER. Compiled by Francis Attwood, Surveyor, under the direction of the Inclosure Commissioners awarding `such parts of the lands to be inclosed as are next hereinafter specified in exchange for the other Lands in the said parish described.' 21 sheets, written on one side only including 18 ruled in columns listing persons interested, lands specified, fencing, etc. There is also a column for `Numbers on Plan', plan not present. Vellum sheets, size approx. 20" x 19" sewn at foot, with a broken wax seal, last 3 leaves partly stained not affecting legibility, top sheet slightly dusty. 1851. £90.00

  137. Bacon's NEW PLAN OF CHELTENHAM From Actual Surveys Made for this Plan. Folding coloured map, approx. 20" x 28" including margins. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Folding to 8vo in original cloth boards, with printed label. n.d. c1890. £40.00

  138. Brooke's MOTORING & CYCLING ROAD-MAP of Gloucester and District. Scale 3 miles to an inch. Coloured map folding into small red cloth wraps with small picture of cyclists. c1900. £6.00

  139. Bruton, Knowles & Co. RECORD OF PROPERTY SALES Four 8vo notebooks, covering the period May 1908 - July 1910, with pasted-in cuttings from sales particulars, (and a few from newspaper adverts.), of sales in the Gloucester area, progress of bidding listed in indelible pencil on facing page, with name of purchaser. The printed particulars have been cut so that each lot, with its description, is on a separate page. Index at front of each volume, listing each sale with date. Approx. 140 double pages in each volume. 1908-1910. £60.00
    Sales include Elmbridge Court Estate; Heath House, Amberley; Yew Tree Villa, Newent; Reine Barnes, Woodmancote; Severnside, Maisemore; Holcombe House Farm, Painswick; Puckpool Estate, Arlingham; Foxholt, Hucclecote, etc.

    LARGE SCALE HAND-COLOURED MAP

  140. Bryant (A) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. From An Actual Survey.... in the Years 1823 & 1824. A large folding engraved map, fully hand-coloured, scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, in two sheets, overall engraved area approx. 73" x 68", plus margins, a fine engraved title and a large engraved view of Gloucester Cathedral, inset of 5 detached hundreds. Folds to roy 8vo, in grained paper wraps, silk edging, contained within a full calf box, in the form of a book, with blind-stamped and gilt decoration at edges. Some off-setting of title, indelible libray stamp on green paper wraps, with small discreet embossed libray stamp in top margin of each sheet at right-hand corner. PROOF COPY with the word 'Proof' printed in capitals in the margin at the bottom left-hand corner of the map. Published A. Bryant, 27 Great Ormond Street, December 1st 1824. £780.00.

  141. Charlton Kings COPY COURT ROLL Manor of Ashley, Sir William Russell Bart. from Ellen Cooke. Refers to two cottages and lands known as the Upper and Lower Penny Breaches. Vellum, 18" x 18", manuscript sketch map, coloured, on verso, scale 3 chains to 1", size 6" x 9" on verso. 1867. £16.00

  142. Charlton Kings PARTICULARS of a Valuable Residential Property distinguished as Cotswold Lodge.... to be Sold by Auction... November 18, 1884. 4pp., folio. 1884. £12.00

  143. Cheltenham PROBATE of the Will and Three Codicils of Samuel Hughes, Captain in the East India Company's Service. 4 large vellum sheets, small printed certificate, papered seal. 1852. £12.00

  144. Cirencester GRAND EVENING CONCERT Programme of Madame Patey's Farewell Tour, Corn Hall, 29th January, 1894. 4to, 4pp on pink paper, with press cutting pinned to margin. Horizontal fold. 1894. £8.00

  145. Cirencester LETTER from B. Bathurst on headed notepaper of Thessaly Lodge, Stratton, to an unnamed lady correspondent, in reply to a letter about the registration of nurses 'I must see the Bill.... before I say that I will support it.... I should be pleased to support a Bill which would have any good effect for the care of the sick....' 2p, sm. 8vo. Jan. 16th, 1904. £8.00

  146. Darton (W) GLOUCESTERSHIRE Divided into Hundreds and the Parliamentary Divisions. Folding, hand-coloured map, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 18" x 14", folding in original sm 8vo boards, gilt title. With an engraved vignette view of Tewkesbury Church. With Reference tables to the hundreds, Market Towns and Market Days. London, W. Darton & Son, Holborn Hill. c1835. £40.00

  147. Dursley SOLICITOR'S LEDGERS Four Ledgers of a Dursley Solicitor, recording work done under heading of customer's name. The name 'A. Francillon, Solicitor, Dursley' is in pencil on the flyleaf of one volume. Small folio ledgers, bound in reversed calf, as follows: 1852-1867, 595p, plus some blanks; 1868-1882, 370p; 1873-1893, 750p, with index of clients; 1895-1915. 750p, with index. 1868-1915. £240.00
    Contains much on the firm of R.A. Lister & Co Ltd. (particularly re. a long court case against the Titan Company of Denmark about a dispute over the manufacturing of cream separator), The Pedersen Cycle Frame Co. Ltd., the Kingscote family. There are also references to The Tithes of the Parish of Saul, The Trustees of the Wesleyan Chapel, Cam, The Disc Churn Company, Mills at Uley, the sale of the Dursley Steam Brewery, the purchase of 'Daunceys and Sheppards Factories', and many small tradesmen, local disputes about property, livestock etc: 'Attending you as to a horse sold to you by Llewellyn Moore of Wootton under Edge which did not answer its description.... 6s.8d.'


  148. Dymock REAL PHOTO POST CARD showing very large house with tall chimneys and some half-timbering. The writing on the back seems to be to someone who once lived there 'no more little anchors or other quartering of Wyniatt & Yeoman(?). All that sort of thing is long ago scrupulously taken away.... you would now be confronted with the Drummond arms....' c1917. £6.00

  149. East Gloucestershire Railway NEWSPAPER ARTICLES Four pages of The Cheltenham Examiner, Dec. 24th 1862, with report on a general meeting of Company, plus four-column report on the 'first ordinary general meeting' in The Cheltenham Free Press, September 24th, 1864, a two column report of the 'Turning of the First Sod' in the same paper, April 1, 1865, and a one-column report on a meeting of the 'friends of the project' in two leaves of 'The Cheltenham Journal, Nov. 7th 1863. 1862-5. £18.00

  150. Frenchay ORIGINAL POSTER DESIGN for a Fancy Dress Dance at The Village Hall Frenchay, Feb. 6th 1934, The Excelsior Dance Orchestra. Part Proceeds in Aid of the Hambrook Village Hospital. The Women's Club. No one Under 13 Years of Age Admitted. In gouache in bright colours, on stiff card, shows head and shoulders of Elizabethan lady with ruff and Russian Officer with monocle. Some pin-holes at corners. 1934. £80.00

    LARGE SCALE MAP

  151. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE From An Actual Survey Made in the Year 1823. Large folding engraved map, delicately hand-coloured, scale 1" = 1 mile, mounted on linen, with an engraved inset view of Gloucester Cathedral. Size approx. 58" x 51", on 3 sheets, each folding into marbled wraps, silk binding at edges, folding to roy 8vo, enclosed in a full calf box in the form of a book, morocco label, box lightly rubbed at edges. Published November 22nd, 1824. £465.00

  152. Hatton and Tudor families AFFADAVITS Two affadavits signed at Lidbrook, 1829-31, all by John Harrison, yeoman, as to the death of Margaret Hatton late Tudor, wife of John Hatton, Collier, of St. Briavels, and her never having had issue, and as to the daughters of Richard and Ruth Tudor and their marriages, together with a letter to a Hereford Solicitor about his search for a will of Richard Tudor of English Bicknor. Each 1p., sm. folio, folded with docket titles. 1829-31. £16.00

  153. Hillesley Baptist Church HARVEST THANKSGIVING Services October 13th, 1929. Preacher Mr J. Morgan of Bristol. Poster, 15" x 10", printed in green. 1929. £6.00

  154. Iron Acton WILL of Oliver Battely, Rector of Iron Acton, 1762. Copy, on 14pp, sm. folio, circa 1850, extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. 1762. £14.00

    CHELTENHAM MS NOVELLA

  155. Jones (Emily) RECOLLECTIONS OF HAYDEN VILLA. Short manuscript story about "remarkable events" that took place during the writers stay at Hayden Villa, "about 5 miles from Gloucester and three and a half from Cheltenham", "to carry out certain duties." in 1870. Sm 4to, 145pp and a few blanks, unlettered notebook, roan spine rubbed, with an introduction signed 'Emily Jones, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire', explaining how she came to write the story "my first attempt at literature." 1870. £75.00
    The story centres around an elopement in the "Chetwynd family."


  156. Kendalshire, Winterbourne SALE PARTICULARS. Young and Howes are instructed by Messrs. T.B. and A.A. Luton to Sell by Auction at The Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, On Thursday, March 18th, 1943 The Agricultural Holding known as Ivory Hill Farm comprising Farmhouse, Small Bungalow, Farm Buildings, Pasture and Arable Land.... small area of Woodland at Ram Hill, Coalpit Heath, the whole containing a total area of 71 acres 2 roods 36 poles. Folio, coloured folding plan, 8pp, short tear to one leaf, some light spotting, prices and purchasers noted in pencil. 1943. £20.00

  157. Lidbrook BILLS Bundle of small bills made out to Henry Morse, 1811-1815. 12 bills, some only a few lines. Includes 'Mr Alladay's Bill' for soap, cheese, spice, etc., Mr. Morris for Mason's work, ' day's slaking Lime' etc., 3 page bill from J. Cook for tea, tobacco, candles, 'righting paper', G. & I. Aveline's bill, 1811, for remedies 'Anodyne draught', 'Stomachic Mixture' etc.... together with Account of John Cooke, Henry Morse's Executor, 4p. sm. folio, for cash received for coal, for 'barges and other afects Sold by Auction', rents for 'Townsend meadow', 'the Hops', etc.... together with.... Record of Rents, etc., titled 'Sun(dry) Accounts', 27p., sm. 4to, sewn, recording rents received from various tenants for houses, tenements etc., 1816-25. Tenants but not places named, mentions 'Sums disbursed since Mrs. Morse's death'. Includes sums for painting etc. 27 tenants listed at end. 1811-15. £25.00
    One of the bills from a carpenter includes 'marking the Jane Mary Ann & Thomas' (presumably Morse's barges).


  158. Lidbrook OBLIGATION BOND of Robert Carwardine(?) of Lidbrook, Basket Maker, to Thomas Jordan of English Bicknor. 1p. in English and Latin, small wax seal, signed by 4 witnesses. Blank conjoint leaf with repayments noted on verso. 1695. £20.00

  159. Ministry of Transport THE SEVERN SUSPENSION BRIDGE General Information including details of The Wye Bridge and Viaduct. 5pp., 4to, with photo. on front wrap, plans. Folded, wraps slightly worn. 1966. £8.00

  160. Montpellier Rotunda POSTER Miss Willett Begs to Announce an Evening Concert on Thursday December 15th.... Miss Willett, Miss Newham, Mr. Lane Wilson (of the Gloucester Music Festival).... size 29" x 20", printed in blue, slight wear at one fold. c1910. £8.00

  161. Moorend CAMP QUARRY Bundle of papers regarding the letting of the Quarry, including tenancy agreement 1920, typewritten with sketch plan, correspondence with owners solicitors from Winterbourne Quarries Ltd, one letter with 4to sketch plan attached, and other correspondence, letter from Ministry of Works re. proposed expansion etc. mainly 1920s. £15.00

  162. Power & Sons PLAN OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER AND SUBURBS Lithographed plan size 16" x 20", scale 6 chains to 1in. Vignette of Gloucester Cathedral. Drawn by W. Knowles, Surveyor. Folding into sm. 4to cloth boards, printed label. n.d. c1870. £32.00

  163. Ross BILL to the Executors of Henry Morse, for funeral expenses and costs involved in settling the deceased's estate, particularly as regards his coal yard at Hereford, arranging an auction sale, etc. presumably from an attorney or executor. 12pp., sm. folio, loosely stitched at edge, neatly itemised. Includes 'Paid for Horse Cart & Man to Ross for Cask Beer &c for Funeral', 'Payed for shrowd sheet', 'Payed John Meredith Voyage to Horn(?) with Mary Ann Barge & Towing Path....' May 1815. £18.00

  164. Walsh (M) Pub. VIEWS OF BADMINTON 16 views, oblong sm. 8vo, wraps, few small marks and small edge tear on front wrap. c1914. £14.00
    Includes Badminton Station, Hermitage, etc.


  165. Wapley, Chipping Sodbury PARTICULARS of an Attested Holding known as Bush's Farm.... for Sale by Auction..... 29th September 1957. 6p., sm. 4to. Loosely inserted folding plan. 1957. £10.00

    Gloucestershire Acts

  166. Almondsbury AN ACT for regulating the Manner of Stocking and using the Marsh Common, otherwise Salt Marsh, in the Parish of Almondsbury.... Cover leaf + 12pp. 1794. £22.00

  167. Severn Valley Railway AN ACT to authorize an Alteration of the Terms of the Lease of the Severn Valley Railway to the West Midland Railway Company.... 4pp. 1862. £10.00

  168. Tewkesbury, Didbrook and Stow on the Wold Roads AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed the Thirty-fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Tewkesbury.... and other Roads therein mentioned, so far as such Act relates to the Road from Stump Cross in the Parish of Didbrook to Stow-on-the-Wold.... 15pp. 1819. £12.00

  169. West Gloucestershire Water Company AN ACT for extending the limits of supply of the West Gloucestershire Water Company and conferring further powers on the Company.... 14pp. 1887. £8.00

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight


  170. Arlesford, Alton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 300, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Line in red ink through middle presumably marking some kind of boundary. O.S. blindstamp 1876. £16.00

  171. Bacon's PLAN OF PORTSMOUTH Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £14.00

  172. Bonchurch, Shanklin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet XCIX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Small split in linen at one fold in margin. Bonchurch Estate shaded in pink and titled, with date 1876... together with... Sheet C, Blackgang Chine, St. Lawrence. 3" split in linen. Roads and water features and some buildings coloured. About three quarters of these maps are sea area. 2 items. 1866. £34.00

  173. Botley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, sheet LXVI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Some fields near Bursledon Common coloured pink. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1871. £30.00
    Covers Thornhill Park, Shidfield.


  174. Brixton, Shorwell ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet XCVII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. About half the map is sea area. 1866. £28.00

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

  176. Shipton Bellinger ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXII, Scale 6" to 1 mile, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads, water-features and buildings hand-coloured. Split in linen at one fold along two sections. 1910. £16.00
    About half the map is blank being the neighbouring county.


    Hampshire Acts

  177. Bramshaw AN ACT for vesting Part of the Settled Estates late of Frederick Breton, deceased situate in the County of Southampton, in Trustees.... 12pp. Includes brief schedule. 1828. £12.00

  178. Hursley AN ACT to continue the Term.... of Two Acts.... for repairing and amending the Road from the present Turnpike Road, in the Parish of Hursley.... through the Borough of Andover to the Town of Newbury and from Newbury to Chilton Pond and Newtown River. 12pp. 1807. £10.00

  179. Portsmouth AN ACT to amend an Act.... for the better Government of the Watermen working on the Passage between Gosport, Portsmouth and Portsea... and to and from Spithead, Saint Helens and other Parts within the Isle of Wight.... 10pp. 1812. £12.00

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    Herefordshire


  180. Allensmore Court PHOTOGRAPHS Photographs of Allensmore Court by Ladmore and Son, Photographers, Hereford. Views size 9" x 11", mounted on card with red ink border, printed title. Shows house viewed across lake. Rather faded especially across roof area of house With two similar views of house from a different angle, untitled, one a close-up of the side of the house.... together with.... photograph of a crowd in front of a classical building with statue on a plinth in front, some men on raised platform, people with large flags, some men sitting on roofs, possibly statue unveiling, maybe Hereford. Size 7" x 9", mounted on card.... together with.... Large photo of W.J. Thomas, Colonel, 1898, in uniform, 12" x 8", and two photographs of Thomas family, one of men, and one of ladies, all named in pencil on mount, size 6" x 8", label of T. Jones, photographer, Hereford, on verso, and a photograph of a group of uniformed men, possibly some sort of local militia. Date in pencil on verso of some photos. 1871. £65.00

  181. Aylestone Hill, Hereford PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Overbury Lodge, Overbury Road.... to be Sold by Auction.... April 12th, 1882. 2pp., folio, folded, docket title on verso. 1p. coloured plan. 18882. £18.00

  182. Cusop, Clifford, and Clodock DESCRIPTIVE PARTICULAR AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Capital Freehold Estate in the County of Hereford: The Manor of Cusop, with the Common Rights, Nanty Glaster Farm, Llydiadyway Farm, Bevan's Farm, The Merdy, Craigy, and Birches Farms, with Sundry Cottages, Mill & Small Inclosures.... which will be Sold by Auction.... August 28, 1815, in Forty Lots. 12pp., sm. folio, sewn. Outer leaf with docket title browned and rubbed at folds, and at spine. Some ink and pencil annotations, with prices and purchasers. 1815. £50.00
    The larger properties have detailed schedules and descriptions, all lots have acreages, occupiers etc.


  183. Hartlebury SURRENDER at the Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Hartlebury, by Thomas Hooper of Norchard, of a cottage and land at Over Close. Vellum, small wax seal. 1830. £12.00

  184. Ledbury ADMINISTRATION with the Will annexed of the Effects of Henry William Curtis Griffin of Ledbury, Gentleman. Large vellum sheet with smaller printed sheet with manuscript inserts attached, large papered seal. 1894. £8.00

  185. Leominster AN ACT for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, leading into the Town of Leominster.... 20pp., some leaves rather browned. 1729. £15.00

  186. Little Marcle DOUBLE PROBATE of the Will of John Sparkman of Brook Farm, Little Marcle. Three large vellum sheets with smaller printed certificate, large papered seal. 1881. £9.00

  187. Phillips' MAP OF HEREFORD DISTRICT Cycling Edition. Folding coloured map, linen-backed, folding into 12mo printed cloth wraps. c1910. £7.00

  188. Sutton St. Michael MORTGAGE of the Freens Court Estate, W.G. Jones to Thomas Preece and Henry Perry. 2 vellum sheets, wax seals. 1880. £10.00

  189. Sutton St. Michael ALTERED APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE in Lieu of Tithes on certain Lands in the Parish of Sutton St. Michael. Copy on two parchment sheets, size 18" x 21", sewn at edge with pink tape, plain wraps. Small sketch map in corner of first page, brief schedule with details of cultivation, occupiers etc. 1856. £25.00

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    Hertfordshire


  190. Boreham, Manor of COPY ADMISSION of Robert Warren to messuage called Bull Head, with close of meadow, in Boreham Wood. In Latin, on vellum, 16" x 14", vellum browned but ink is still very black and clear. Three blue paper embossed stamps. 1727. £28.00
    Refers to the Court Baron of Anne Beachamp, John Nicholl, Steward. Details adjoining lands and occupiers. The messuage was near Tibbards Street.


  191. Elstree and Aldenham INDENTURES OF FINE between James Hubald and Thomas Niccoll, for two messuages, two cottages, three stables, three gardens 60 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow and common of pasture in 'Idlestrey and Aldenham'. Vellum, 11" x 6". In English. 1762. £20.00

  192. Elstree SETTLEMENT previously to the Marriage of Richard Powel Price with Miss Maris Pauncefoot Bond. 6 large vellum sheets, 5 wax seals. Later indenture (1832) with wax seals on verso of one sheet. Vellum rather yellowed, outside very dusty. 1829. £18.00
    Refers to various messuages and lands at Elstree and Aldenham.


  193. Great Munden FINAL AGREEMENT between Thomas Dimsdale and Ann Ireland and William Ireland Deforciants of the Manor of Garnons and of four messuages two cottages, two Windmills, two Dovehouses, four Gardens, one hundred & fifty acres of Land.... frankpledge, Goods & Chattels of felons & fugitives.... in the parish of Great Munden.... Vellum, 13" x 13", folded. 1786. £18.00

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    Kent


  194. Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells DICK WHITTINGTON Reg Lever presents His Second Annual Pantomime With Elsie Winsor... The Arcos and Their Feathered Family.... Corps de Ballet and Orchestra And the Sight That Must Be Seen to Be Believed The Miraculous Third Dimensional Rat Fight. Playbill in four bright colours on stiff card, 15" x 10", with illustration of Dick and his Cat. 1952. £10.00

  195. Bacon's PLAN OF CHATHAM Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £14.00

  196. Canterbury, Dover ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1 inch to a mile, no sheet no. (Sheet 3). Size 25" x 36". Mounted on linen, folding to 4to. Covers Faversham, Ramsgate, Dover, Ashford. Mounted on linen, folding to 4to. Pub. 1st Jan., 1819. £32.00
    Good early state.


  197. Hawkhurst, Sandhurst ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXVIII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads railways and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. Area around 'Tongs' colour washed. Two small splits in linen at edge of one fold. 1877. £28.00
    Part of map blank, being adjoining county.


  198. Margate THE ALBUM OF MARGATE VIEWS 21 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards. c1880. £18.00

  199. Margate, Birchington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XXV N.E. etc, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 36" x 23" plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps, three small areas outlined in red. Third edition 1908. £18.00

  200. Milton, Elmley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XXI, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps. Water features and buildings hand coloured, two small areas top right shaded and marked with acreage. Slight browning of linen along one fold, 2 small ink splashes. 1869. £18.00

  201. Reynolds & Co. THE ALBUM OF DEAL AND WALMER VIEWS 14 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards. c1880. £16.00

  202. Reynolds' ALBUM OF CANTERBURY VIEWS 23 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to gilt boards. c1880. £16.00

  203. Smardon BOND of Thomas Haffenden of Smardon in Kent, Yeoman, to Mary Pell of Smardon, spinster for forty pounds. 3" x 12", small papered wax seal. Written in Latin on one side and English on verso, signed Haffenden with 3 witnesses. Some greyish blotches in bottom margin, slight browning, written in very legible dark ink in a bold clear hand. 1686. £28.00

  204. Whitstable, Herne Bay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. Surrey XXIII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into slightly chipped 8vo paper wraps. Roads railways and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. About two thirds of map is sea. 1876. £28.00

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    Lancashire


  205. Oldham PROBATE OF THE WILL AND CODICIL of Thomas Noton of Oldham, Cotton Spinner. 2 large vellum sheets, smaller printed sheet, papered seal. Will dated 1863, probate 1873. £10.00

  206. Prestwich PROBATE of the Will of John Clegg of Hayside within Royton, Yeoman. Large vellum sheet with small printed certificate attached. Papered seal. Vellum rather browned. 1804. £9.00
    Refers to his estate at Hayside and at Castleton, Rochdale.


  207. Church Langton BOND of Charles Brown of Church Langton to Arthur Stanly of West Langton for ten pounds. On vellum, 3" x 11", small wax seal. In Latin on one side and English on verso, signed by Brown with his mark, and by 3 witnesses. 1657. £28.00

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    Lincolnshire


  208. Gosberton Brewery ARCHIVE of ledgers etc. of R. Doubleday, comprising: (i) 2 ledgers, full vellum size 16" x 6", 1798 - 1803 (approx. 100p), and 1803 - 1811 (approx. 200p), with entries giving name of client, sometimes occupation or place of residence, with drink sold ('1 Hogsd. of X...£3.14.0d'), a few entries are for Millers Account, a room let etc, a few leaves cut from back of each book. Each ledger with its own separate Index of names, marbled wraps.(ii) small folio ledger, qtr. calf, 1830 - 1835, listing transactions on a day by day basis, with name of client or vendor, including ale, Gin etc. brandy sold, yeast, malt, purchased, 118p. (iii) Sm. folio ledger, full reversed calf, morocco label, 471p. of entries, beautifully written, listing name of customer with drink (mainly ale) sold, April 1825 - Nov. 1835, Index of approx. 400 names. (iv) bundle of approx. 50 small bills on plain paper, up to 20 items, with dates and prices, listed on each sheet, including cooper's bills for hoops, staves, barrels etc, malt, hops. (v) Series of letters from two firms selling malt, confirming despatch, etc, 'I beg to inform you that I have sold my horses which leave me unable to deliver any quantity of malt.... If you can send me a load of Beans with your own team.... I will allow you 42s per qr. and take off 2s for the Malt....' Approx. 17 letters, 4to, integral address panels. 1828-31. (vi) Four sets of printed counterfoils, 1829-31, for drink sold, name and amount entered in MS. 1798-1835. £220.00

  209. Hibaldstowe Field PROBATE of the Will of Thomas Hunt, Gentleman. 2 vellum sheets with small printed certificate and large papered seal attached. 1836. £10.00
    Refers to his property at Hibaldstowe Field.


  210. Tydd St. Mary OBLIGATION BOND of William Adam, Gent., of Tidd St. Mary to Harington Boteler of Newton for forty pounds. Vellum, 10" x 11". 6 lines in Latin, 21 in English, referring to Adam's sale to Boteler of 135 acres of farm land at Newton Fenn in the Isle of Ely. 1630. £28.00

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    London


  211. Cruchley's NEW PLAN OF LONDON Shewing All The New And Intended Improvements To The Present Time. Hand coloured engraved map, size 17" x 32", scale 4" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, size 6" x 3", with key to streets and public buildings down sides and along bottom. Some slight rubbing to title, and some off-setting in a few sections bottom right, small holes in linen where folds meet. Paper on wraps chipped and creased. A New Edition Engraved on 1st Jan. 1842. £155.00
    Howgego 307 (13)


  212. Fenchurch St. and Wych St. COLLECTION OF BILLS for builder's work and repairs at 88 Fenchurch Street and 58 Wych St., 1830's. Includes 'reglazing skylight', 'pointing of Tiling & Lead flashing on parapet' ' knocking down old ceiling and taking out decayed timbers and joists of attic' 'coller the outside of house and to Wash outside Paint....' Some bills have materials such as lime and hair, hods of mortar '1400 stocks' etc. itemised. 5 bills, some several pages long, and 4 small covering letters addressed to a Mr Nanson, presumably the owner, from a firm of solicitors or agents. 1830 - 44. £24.00

  213. Hawkins & Co. Ltd., Pub. A VISIT TO MADAME TUSSAUD'S Book for children, 15p, size 10" x 13", cover with coloured picture of the entrance iwth palms, visitors on staircase etc., back wrap has outside of building. 2 full page coloured illustrations, one double-page coloured illustration of Victoria's wedding, many other illustrations. Corners of wraps rather worn. c1887. £30.00
    Designed for the publishers by The Artistic Printing Union.


  214. International Horse Show, Olympia OFFICIAL PROGRAMME Afternoon performance, June 13th 1911. 4to, 134pp., glossy paper, attractive coloured lithograph cover showing lady and boy rider, numerous adverts. for riding habits etc. 1911. £24.00

  215. Jeweller's ORDER BOOK 4to notebook with dates (year not given), names and sometimes addresses of customers and items ordered. Items includes bracelets, match boxes in gold and leather, watches, evening bags, pearls, parures, tortoiseshell combs, cigarette cases. The orders have been crossed through in red and marked paid. 40p., cloth wraps, rubbed. n.d. c1910? £25.00
    For example the Marquis of Londonderry ordered 24 items amounting to 101.10s, including 'pigskin motor bag.... 5.15.6d' and 17 other types of bag.


  216. London GEOLOGICAL MAP OF LONDON DISTRICT Ordnance Survey New Series Sheet 270, Parts of 255,2566,257,269 & 271. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Colour-printed, linen backed, folding into printed buff paper wraps. With key in left margin, section below bottom border. 3rd revision, 1912-14. £30.00
    Covers Windsor, Woolwich, Borehamwood, Sutton.


  217. London THE NEW ALBUM OF LONDON VIEWS 26 photolitho views on extending strip, folding into small 4to boards, gilt, front board and cloth spine faded. Most views 2 to a page, 8 are 4 to a page. Includes 10 views of Crystal Palace interior and exterior. c1880. £18.00

  218. Piercy & Woodhouse SATIRICAL PRINT this print of worthy candidate Sir Harry Dimsdale Citizen & Muffin dealer is humbly inscribed by Piercy & Woodhouse. Handcoloured etching of a showing (presumably Sir Harry) as a muffin man with basket, 7" x 5", margins trimmed, mounted on sheet of paper. c1810. £15.00

  219. 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. £18.00

  220. Royal Military Academy Woolwich WATERCOLOUR very finely painted watercolour of a stained glass window to the memory of Sir John A. Simmons, A.D. 1913, showing coat of arms with dolpin, griffon, crane, surrounded by design of oak leaves etc. Size 5" x 4", mounted on card with border, 'A.D. Hemmings & Co., 2 Nottingham Terrace, London N.W.' inscribed on mount, note on verso states 'I think this is the window in which is a portrait of Sir Linton in the R.M.A. Woolwich'. c1913. £25.00

  221. South London, Croydon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 270, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. O.S. blindstamp 1909. £16.00

  222. St. Mary le Bon OBLIGATION BOND of Robert Raynsford of Upper Charlotte Street to John Devaynes of Spring Gardens, for four thousand pounds. 1p., printed in cursive with MS inserts, signed by Raynsford and witness with small papered seal. Embossed tax stamp. Part of blank conjoint leaf torn away. 1784. £18.00

    London Acts

  223. London Docks AN ACT to enable the London Dock Company to raise a further Sum of Money. 4pp., plus cover leaf. 1856. £10.00

  224. Port of London AN ACT for the Regulation of the Legal Quays within the Port of London. 6pp., held at edge with staples. 1846. £10.00

  225. Saint Paul Shadwell AN ACT for rebuilding the Church and improving the Church Yard of the Parish of Saint Paul Shadwell.... 32pp. 1817. £14.00

  226. West London Docks AN ACT for authorizing the West London Docks and Warehouses Company to execute further Works.... 18pp. 1864. £12.00

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    Monmouthshire


  227. Horner (J), Lith. ENTRANCE OF TINTERN ABBEY Lithograph, size 7" x 9", in scarlet mount. A few feint foxing spots in sky. T. Bedford, Bristol, Pub. c1830. £60.00
    An attractive view showing the ivy-covered ruins with figures in foreground.


  228. Magor PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate.... it consists of an Excellent Freehold Farm called Coed-y-Mynnydd & Magor..... and a Farm House well placed in the Rural Village of Magor.... half-way between Chepstow & Newport.... to be Sold by Auction.... 20th day of August, 1840.... 4pp., folio, plus docket title. With schedules giving field names, cultivation, acreage, detailed description of Rights of Common, Tithes, Chief Rents, duty to maintain great and petty Reens, and sea walls including '17 perches of Sea Wall from Elver Gout to Abergwithen Gout....' 1840. £50.00
    'The Estate is.... only a short distance from Caerwent, the Venta Silurum of the Romans, in Nether Gwent, the Venice of South Wales, being bounded at Undy Wharf, by the Magnificent Severn.... The estate abounds with Lime(stone) and Coal may be procured within Two or Three Miles....'


  229. Pontypool and Hay PARTICULARS OF SALE of Freehold Properties in Monmouthshire, one tenth of 1500 Acres of Land & Minerals consisting of Iron Stone & Coal situate near Pont y Pool.... 1250 acres of which are on Lease to the British Iron Company... The Company has expended in Machinery and improvements, including A Complete Town.... Also an estate of One Hundred and Fifty--seven Acres which is composed of Coals, Iron and Fire Clay.... Four Freehold Farms.... two thirds of the Great & Small Tithes of the Parish of Hay.... Part.... of the Lordship, Manors & Demesne Lands of the Estate called Porton.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 20th August, 1835. 5pp., folio, some small pin holes at left margin where once bound with other particulars. Attractively printed. 1835. £75.00

  230. Tintern PHOTOGRAPH showing houses along the bank of the Wye. Frith-type view. Size 4" x 6", mounted on card. c1880. £7.00

  231. St. Mellons NEWPORT EXTENSION ST. MELLONS OPPOSITION Reproduction of Ordnance Survey Map, Scale 6" to 1 mile, 50" x 58", dissected and mounted on linen. Coloured to show proposed boundary extension, land acquired for flood prevention etc., relating to Bill in 1933-4 Parliamentary Session. 1933. £24.00

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    Norfolk


  232. Aylsham area FARMER'S NOTEB0OKS Sm. 8vo notebook, (Almanack for 1861) brass clasp, full gilt decoration on calf boards, rubbed at spine. 59p, noting lambs, beasts, hoggets bulls, etc., sold, with number of animals, price and to whom sold, 1861-74. Appears to have been kept by a Mr. Gooch. Mentions Norwich, Ingworth, Aylsham, Marsham.... together with.... Farmer's notebook, sm. 8vo, 32p listing farm expenses and wages paid, including sums for powder and shot, rat killing, swede seed, pig cutting etc, with 17p at rear for potatoes, corn, butter, stock sold, 1877. Loosely inserted are a set of auction sheets printed with the name of Gaze & Symonds, Thornham Parva, Suffolk, for Sale on Oct. 2nd, 1877, with name of Henry Gooch entered, Hevingham sale, with lot numbers and prices listed.... together with.... three 12mo notebooks, approx. 200 pages, recording sale of stock, payments to workmen etc, reference to Morley School, 1881, 1885-7, 1887-9, approx. 200 pages in each, 2 are written in pencil. They refer to farms at Wicklewood, Morley and Deopham, mentioning amounts of stock on farms, stock sold, seed purchased etc., names of workmen paid etc.... together with.... large 8vo cashbook, full diced calf, approx. 100 pages, some pages have been torn out at beginning. Records names of workers paid, number of hours worked, corn threshed, etc., refers to wheat sold at Hardingham. Several printed billheads for Hevingham Water Mill made out to A. Rowing. 6 notebooks in all.... together with.... PROBATE of the will of George Gooch late of Hevingham, Farmer, 1877. Vellum, papered seal, and a bundle of papers concerning the Rowing family, 1850's, receipts, lists of creditors, many mentioning farm at Deopham. 1861-90. £220.00

  233. Morley St. Bottolph BOND of John Holmes of Tivetshall and William Hart of Hardingham, farmer, to John Bosell of Norwich. Relates to purchase of Barn and five acres of land at Morley near the Church Lane and Morley Green, and a piece of ground at Deopham. 3p in ms, signed with 2 small wax seals. 1798. £20.00

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

  235. Thew & Sons MAP OF KING'S LYNN Compiled and in part surveyed by T. Burton, Surveyor. Lithographed plan, size 33" x 24", folding into 8vo cloth coverd boards, gilt title. Scale 1" = 4 chains, boundaries coloured in red and pink, inset map of the Borough. Published by Thew & Son, Kings Lynn, 1881. £40.00
    Covers area from Old West Sea Bank to the Borough Cemetery.


  236. Wymondham WILL of John Hanton of Wymondham, Norfolk. Copy, 3p sm. folio, folded, docket title. Will dated 1755, copy probably slightly later. £18.00
    Refers to his property at Kenninghall.


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    Oxfordshire


  237. Bicester AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of furniture by Paxton & Holiday, at The Plough Inn Yard, 31st December, 1909. Size 17" x 11", slightly ragged at one edge, a few foxing spots. 1909. £12.00
    Includes Handsomely Carved Chippendale Chair, Carved Oak Coffer, etc.


  238. Chipping Norton AUCTION POSTER advertising sale by Paxton & Holiday at the Fox Hotel Close, of 300 Sacks of Potatoes, 200 Score Faggots, Household Furniture, etc. Lists 150 lots the property of Mr. Sidney Smith. Size 22" x 17". 1896. £14.00

  239. Eynsham VALUABLE AGRICULTURAL LAND .... between Cuckool Land and the Village.... T be Sold by Auction, at The Swan Inn, Eynsham.... 18th January, 1867. Poster, sm. folio, on blue paper. 1867. £15.00

  240. Stoken Church PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate called Mallard's Court including Sheep and Barley Farms, Altogether 386 Acres.... with the manor or Reputed Manor.... Presenting altogether a desirable opportunity for the Safe Investment of Capital, which will be Sold by Auction.... the 28th day of May, 1835... 3pp., folio, attractively printed, docket title and ms. memorandum on verso, table giving 'Measurement of Mallard's Court Farm, 1835' with field names and acreages, progress of bidding recorded in margin in ink, up to 9,900 guineas. 1835. £60.00

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    Shropshire


  241. Ludlow TEN PHOTOGRAPHS size 6" x 8", commercial silvery matt prints with title in white in plate, followed by initials 'M.P.C'. c1900. £14.00

  242. Smith (W.H) & Sons MAP OF SHROPSHIRE Scale 4 miles to an Inch, coloured. Reduced Ordnance Series. Linen-backed, blue printed wraps. c1899. £9.00

  243. Wem PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of a Valuable Farm and Lands known as The Ditches Farm.... which will be offered for sale by Auction.... 11th day of July, 1889. 4pp., folio, folded with docket title, 3 folding hand-coloured plans. A few minor foxing spots. 1889. £36.00

    Shropshire Acts

  244. Ellesmere, Middle, Baschurch and Hordley AN ACT for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor belonging to the several Parishes of Ellesmere, Middle, Baschurch, and Hordley.... 53pp., woodcut headpiece, Black Letter. 1791. £18.00

  245. Shrewsbury AN ACT for making more effectual an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty.... for repairing the Roads therein mentioned between Crackley Bank in the Parish of Idfall alias Shifnall.... 12pp., plus cover leaf. Slightly browned. 1730. £10.00

  246. Shrewsbury AN ACT for taking down and rebuilding the Parish Church of Saint Alkmond in Shrewsbury.... 18pp., cover leaf. 1794. £15.00

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    Somerset


  247. Ashill LEASE of Caige Bush Farm, and closes of land called Sherwells, William Porter of Martock to G. Matravers of Ilton, Dairyman. 7p., folio. 1877. £14.00
    Sets out terms of lease - e.g. replacing fallen apple trees, fencing them to prevent 'bites from cattle', supplying reed for thatching, etc.


  248. Bath FOR SALE BY AUCTION at the Lark-Hall Tavern in the Parish of Walcot on Wednesday May 26th, 1813, the Following Lots of Land, in Fee Being part of the Estate of Richard Hewlett and Others, Late of Bath, Bankrupts.... Auction handbill, sm. folio, printed in a variety of type-faces, describing 3 Lots being parcels of land for building 'situate in the principal Row of Buildings now carrying on in Lark-Hall-Place...' and at Davard's Field at Davard's-Buildings. Cruttwell, Printer, Bath. 1813. £45.00
    Lists adjoining owners.


  249. Bath THE ROYAL CABINET ALBUM OF BATH 25 views on extending strip, taken from engravings, gilt decorated boards, size 5" x 4". c1875. £18.00

  250. British Railways (Western Region) POSTER by 'Bowyer', titled 'Somerset', size 39" x 50". Depicts a map of Somerset in bold bright colours, railway lines in red, large decorative title, compass rose bottom left with 'British Railways' across it in black, coats of arms of six main towns, numerous figures of local legend and history (Lorna Doone, Duke of Monmouth), depicted in very lively fashion, vignettes with views of places such as Cheddar, notes on local places. Folds. Printed by Waterlow & Sons, 1950's. £150.00
    Would frame well.


  251. Charlton Musgrove PARTICULARS of Singularly Improvable Estate known as The Walk Farm, adjoining the Redlynch and Stourhead Estates, in the parishes of Charlton Musgrove, South Brewham, and Shepton Montague.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 12th day of September next (1860). 3pp., folio, double page folding plan. A few small tears at right edge of first leaf. 1860. £30.00
    With schedules.


  252. Fitchett family, Crewkerne EXTRACTS FROM BURIAL REGISTERS in the Parish of Crewkerne, 1781, 1804, 1811, 1820, 1837, 1838. 7 extracts, signed by Rector. 1781-1838. £10.00

  253. Frank (W.A) Drawn, Lithog.d & Pub.d by THE HOTEL AT PORTISHEAD POINT Erected by the Corporation of Bristol, 1830 - George Dymond Architect. Lithograph, size of view approx. 6" x 9", plus margins. Framed and glazed with gilt frame and dark greyish-green mount. Overall size of frame 13" x 14". Bristol: Drawn, Lithog.d & Pub.d by W.A. Frank, 1831. £65.00
    Shows a small sailing boat passing the hotel, in front of a rocky outcrop, woods on hill behind.


  254. Frome ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. 281, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Two lines in red ink at bottom. O.S. blindstamp 1892. £16.00

  255. Glastonbury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Investment distinguished as the 'Kean Hall Estate' delighfully situate in the parishes of St. Cuthbert, North Wootton, & St. John's, Glastonbury, midway between the City of Wells and the ancient Town of Glastonbury.... comprising Kean Hall Farm, with Capital Residence, 220 Acres of rich arable Land, The Residence known as 'Southway House', Two Farm Houses.... a Dwelling House near the Chapel at Coxley.... which wil be sold by Auction.... September 21st, 1854. 6pp., folio, plus docket title, large folding plan. 1854. £45.00
    With schedules.


  256. Henstridge PARTICULARS of the Rich and Highly Valuable Freehold Estate Known as the Pond and Church Estate and Other Lands seated in the most delightful part of the beautiful Vale of Blackmoor at Henstridge.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 4th November, 1834. Folio, folded, 7pp, plus docket title, addressed to `John Rutter, Shaftesbury' on last leaf on verso of last leaf. Well printed on thick paper, with a fulll page description of Pond House, the gardens, views, situation, communications etc. Each of the eight lots with schedules listing fields, acreage etc., lessees named. J. Penny, Journal Office, Sherborne, 1834. £50.00

  257. Henstridge PARTICULARS of a Very Desirable Compact and Well-Situated Freehold Estate, called Marsh Farm, comprising Farm House, Outbuildings, Bartons, and Garden.... adjoining the Great Western Turnpike Road.... with Two Closes of Pasture called Great Parks and Little Parks.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 3d day of June, 1844.... 4pp., folio, folding lithographed plan by E.T. Percy, Landsurveyor. 1844. £38.00

  258. 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

  259. Lowton and Pitminster ACCOUNT giving expenses and receipts for 1856 and 1857, for 'School Subscriptions', with list of donors, 'Expenses' (books, coals, half years salary to Mr & Mrs Upham' etc), 'Organ Subscriptions', 'Blanket and Fuel Club'. 4p in a small neat hand, 4to. 1856-7. £14.00

  260. Mattock family LETTER from a Mr Bush, beginning 'My dear Sir', addressed from Sauchiehall St., Glasgow, Aug. 12th, 1850, describing what he saw at the 'Highland Society's Meeting'. 4p, 4to, with last page also written across at right angles. 1850. £18.00
    'I went at 7 am. to see the trial of implements..... one of the Finlayson Harrows made to rise and fall with a lever....' He visits a dairy belonging to a distiller 'there was a steam engine of 12 horse power kept to pump up the wash into large tubs from which it ran into the trows for the cattle....' He also writes about the different breeds of sheep and cattle in Scotland.


  261. North Bruham PARTICULARS of a Compact Freehold Estate, called Cann Wodd.... Consisting of a substantial brick built Farm House, containing six good bedrooms..... Arable, Meadow and Pasture Land, the whole containing 111 Acres.... which will be sold by Auction.... Wincanton, the 22nd day of June, 1854.... 2pp., plus docket title, double-page plan. 1854. £35.00

  262. Pitminster ALMANAC Vox Stellarum, or a Loyal Almanack for the Year of Human Redemption 1796.... Francis Moore, Physician. 12mo, calf wraps with flap, printed in red and black. 14 blank pages with notes on a farm, including 'An account of the Cows I put to bull this year', lists of names of Haymakers and Sheepshearers, 'An Account of the Stock I buy this Year', 'An account of what I pay in Angersleigh', etc. Loosely inserted are three letters, one from a Mr H. Tucker at Upottery about a visit to Angersleigh, with reply on verso from Robert Mattock at Lowton House, 1840, and another from J. Daniel about the enclosure of the Commons and his wish to purchase Trull Green, and a brief letter from T. Warren in London, 1837, reminding Mr. Mattock to pay him his annuity. Together with four 12mo pages of receipts for wages paid by R. Mattock, 1840-1, signed with crosses. 1796-1841. £28.00

  263. Sabine (S), del. BARLEY WOOD Mrs. Hannah Moore. Lithograph, 7" x 11", showing a close-up view of the house and garden, looking across to hills and Channel in distance, village in the valley. On India paper, trimmed close to border on right hand side. Published by Colnaghi, 1824. £25.00

  264. Sutton Montis PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Estates in the Several Parishes of Sutton Montis, North Cadbury, Doulting, Bruton and Bratton... for Sale by Auction.... Tuesday, 24th July, 1855. 4pp., folio. Detailed schedules of 13 Lots. 1855. £32.00

  265. Wedmore and Heathouse POSTER Messrs, Bennett & Millard Will Sell by Auction, At the "George" Hotel, Wedmore.... February 18, 1892.... Dwelling Houses and Premises.... Size approx. 22" x 17", folded, a few small ink stains. Oliver & Son, Stationers and Machine Printers, Axbridge. 1892. £14.00

  266. Weston super Mare THE ROYAL ALBUM OF VIEWS OF WESTON SUPER MARE 24 photolitho views on folding strip, in 4to boards, gilt very faded, corners rubbed, crease in double page general view. c1890. £17.00

  267. Weston super Mare BUTCHERS' DAY BOOKS Two 'Day Books', 1873 - 1884, size 15" x 6", half calf, very rubbed, one volume lacking spine, pages headed with date, listing customer, what they bought, money received. Approx 400 pages of entries in each day book, some page edges slightly damped.... together with.... Ledger, size 13" x 9", with headings of customer's name and address, and listing of what they bought (possibly for orders to be delivered), 1886-90. With index of over 400 names with address. Half morocco, spine torn and defective, shaken. 528 pages of entries. 1873-90. £50.00

  268. Whitchurch TITHES DISPUTE Case and Opinion. "The Perpetual Curate claims a Rent charge in lieu of all the small tithes of the Parish. The Landowners allege that the Curacy is not indowed with any Tithes." Opinion as to the dispute by B. Peacock, Temple. 7 MS pages, 16" x 13", tied at corner, outer sheet dusty. Copy. 11th Nov. 1843. £15.00

  269. Wilton ORDER of the Justices of the Peace for Somerset to the Overseers of Wilton, to pay money collected for the Relief of the Poor to William Pinchard, Clerk to the Magistration.... for the performance of duties specified hereunder..... Printed 4to sheet, MS inserts. Signed, with 2 small blue seals. Address panel on verso with blue two penny stamp, address of Overseers at Wilton, blue Taunton postmark. 1849. £12.00

  270. Wincanton PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Desirable Freehold Estate situate in the Parishes of Cucklington, Stoke Trister, and Bayford... 286 Acres of Fertile and Productive Arable and Pasture Land with Farm Buildings and Dwelling-House.... To Be Sold by Auction..... Gillingham, 21st June, 1860. 4pp., folio, large folding hand-coloure plan, with Reference Table. 1860. £38.00

  271. Yatton LAWYER'S OPINION REGARDING TITHE HAY Letter from Thos. Pemberton, Lincolns Inn, 1p, foolscap, setting out the details of the case (payment of Hay Silver, Hay Tithe etc. in the parish of Yatton), with his Opinion, address panel on conjoint leaf, with address of James Tucker, Rectory House, Yatton, small wax seal.... together with a copy of 'Mr Martin's Opinion. Tucker v. Parsley', 1823. 1p folio, giving lawyer's opinion on the question of the Rector's right to tithe of lamb and wool in Yatton. 1823 & '24. £14.00

  272. Yenston PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold & Long Leasehold.... Lands, with Farm House, Barton, Orchard..... in the Parish of Henstridge.... Which will be Sold by Auction..... 14th day of August, 1856.... 3pp., folio. Describes 10 Lots, with brief schedules giving acreage, field names, tenants, adjoining owners. 1856. £38.00

    Somerset Acts

  273. Ilminster Roads AN ACT for making, amending, widening, and keeping in repair certain Roads passing through or near the Town of Ilminster.... 12pp. 1828. £14.00

  274. Weston super Mare Pier AN ACT for incorporating and conferring powers on the Weston-super-Mare Grand Pier Company.... 17pp. 1884. £9.00

  275. Weston-super-Mare Gaslight AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Weston-super-Mare Gaslight Company.... 20pp. 1901. £8.00

  276. Weston-super-Mare Pier AN ACT for incorporating and conferring powers on the Weston-super-Mare Grand Pier Company.... 16pp. 1893. £9.00

  277. Yeovil and Crewkerne AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road from the Half-way House, in the Parish of Lower Compton, in the County of Dorset, through the Towns of Yeovil, Crewkerne, and Chard.... 32pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. Some off-setting. 1753. £14.00

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    Staffordshire


  278. Alstonfield BOND of Thomas Nicholas of Holm(?) in Alstonfield, Blacksmith to Richard Belfield of Elkeston, yeoman, for forty pounds. On vellum, size 6" x 14", heavy wax seal on tag. Brown staining at margin in corner, some minor darkening of vellum on verso. In Latin and English, on both sides of vellum, signed by Nicholas with his mark and 6 witnesses. 1666. £30.00

  279. Biddulph OBLIGATION BOND of Richard Gibson of Overton in Biddulph, yeoman, to Francis Brownsword of Buglawton in Cheshire, yeoman. On vellum, size 7" x 9", small wax seal, in Latin and English, signed by four witnesses, some minor browning at one fold. 1675. £34.00

  280. Bradley, Haughton, Seighford PARTICULARS of a Singularly Comact Freehold Estate called Dearnsdale Farm.... for Sale by Auction.... 31st day of July, 1854. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. Folds. With schedule listing name of field, cultivation, etc. 1854. £28.00

  281. Butterton OBLIGATION BOND of William Salt of Butterton to Richard Hambleton for thirty pounds. Vellum, size 4" x 12", small tag lacking seal. Signed by Salt with signatures of three witnesses on verso. In English and Latin. 1646. £28.00

  282. Gastineau (Maria) CHECKLY CHURCH Watercolour, in sepia, white and pencil on card, size approx. 6" x 8", corners snipped. Titled in pencil, and signed, in ink, to verso. c186- £75.00
    'Landscape watercolourist. Daughter of H.G. Gastineau.' See Wood's Dictionary of Victorian Painters.


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    Surrey


  283. Reigate, Dorking ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 20", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 8vo marbled wraps, Stanford label. Roads and railways and woodland handcoloured. Border all round, key on verso. c1880. £18.00

  284. Twickenham ORMONDE LODGE Five photographs by Bedford Lemere of the interior of the house, size 9" x 11", mounted on very thick card, gilt edges, gilt title below print. Shows very richly decorated rooms, with tapestries, paintings, Chinese lacquer cabinets etc. Note on verso of each in French, in MS 'Hall d'Entree, vue prise au bas de l'Escalier' etc., together with small photographer's number in pencil. Probably 1889. £55.00
    The house was at St. Margaret's, East Twickenham.


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    Sussex


  285. Arundel PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable and Important Property situate in the Borough of Arundel.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... at the Norfolk Arms Hotel, Arundel, the 26th July, 1875. In 32 Lots. 18pp, folio, blue printed wraps. Lacks the seven plans. Two small holes rubbed in front wrap, some minor waterstaining at inner margin of some leaves. 1875. £22.00
    Includes cottages and 'The Arun Chambers' in the Ship Yard at Arundel; the Holly Tree Public House in Walberton; Wharf on the River Arun in Littlehampton.


  286. Bacon PLAN OF BRIGHTON Reduced from the Ordnance Survey. Size 12" x 17", printed in 4 colours, central fold, a few light brown spots in sea area. 1884. £15.00

  287. Bacon's PLAN OF HASTINGS AND ST. LEONARDS Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 8" to 1 mile. c1885. £15.00

  288. 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".


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

  290. Pulborough, Hardham & Storrington VALUABLE FREEHOLD AND COPYHOLD ESTATES known as 'Brooklands', 'ingrams', 'Hardham Brook', 'Stoney River", 'Bagham Brook', and 'Wintersfield', also Eligible Building Land close to the Pulborough Railway Station..... for sale by auction.... 22nd day of June, 1877. 5pp., folio, folded, large folding hand-coloured plan. 1877. £36.00

  291. 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.


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    Warwickshire


  292. Kenilworth PENCIL DRAWING Size 11" x 15", on thick paper, showing ruins with lane leading through gate, surrounded by trees, titled in bottom corner 'part of Kenilworth Castle'. n.d. c1860. £25.00
    Very well drawn, with the drawing taking up most of the paper.


  293. Wibtoft OBLIGATION BOND of Thomas Wright of Wibtoft, yeoman to Richard Marriott for a hundred pounds. In Latin and English, on vellum, 5" x 10", small wax seal, signed by four witnesses. 1634. £30.00

  294. Wolverhampton PARTICULARS WITH PLAN of the Desirable Freehold Residential Property, known as "Waterdale," Compton Road.... Which Messrs Nock & Joseland will Sell by Auction... Oblong folio, slightly creased where folded, with 2 illusts, 6pp, large coloured folding plan. 1909. £16.00

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    Wiltshire


  295. Bradford on Avon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 25in = 1 mile, size 25" x 40" covering the whole of the town. Water-features and buildings hand-coloured. Size 25" x 50", area around the river to the east of the town shaded pink, with field names added in MS. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, trimmed down right hand margin. 1887. £25.00
    Covers Belcombe House, Upper Bearfield, Greenland Mills.


  296. Chute Lodge Estate ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of The Importand Freehold Residential and Agricultural Property known as Chute Lodge Estate including the Mansion House with 2 Cottages and about 24 acres.... The Home Farm, Cadley Farm, Four Excellent Small holdings.... for sale by Auction.... 12th October, 1950. 28pp., 4to, wraps, photographic illusts., two folding maps in pocket. 1950. £20.00

  297. Donhead House Estate, Donhead St. Andrew PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. The Freehold Residential and Agricultural Property Donhead House Estate.... The Stone-Built Residence of Queen Anne Period.... The Whole extending to about 121 Acres.... To be offered for Sale by Auction.... by James Styles & Whitlock, At the Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, On Tuesday, the 9th September, 1952. With coloured folding plan, 16pp, original card covers with photo pasted to top wrap. 1952. £22.00

  298. Edington, Bulkington and Keevil PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Property at West Coulston, in the Parish of Edington, and in the Parishes of Bulkington and Keevil.... which will be Sold by Auction.... July 25th, 1872. 3pp., folio, folded, with two plans, hand-coloured in outline. 1872. £25.00

  299. Fisherton Anger PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Property.... known as 'The Blackwell Meadows', together with Highly Desirable Frehold Property in the Occupation of Mr Griffin Possessing Valuable and Extensive Frontage to Fisherton Street.... to be Sold by Auction.... the thirtieth day of March, 1859.... 4pp., folio, plus docket title, 2 fine folding plans by John Waters, Land Surveyor, Salisbury, outline colour, trees. Shows river, rope yard, Market Branch Railway, gas works, etc. 1859. £45.00

  300. Kitchen (T) MAP OF WILTSHIRE Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size 9" x 7", scale approx. 8 miles to one inch. c1770. £18.00

  301. Melksham PARTICULARS with Plan and Conditions of Sale, of a Highly Valuable Freehold Residential Estate.... Family Residence, known as 'Shaw-Hill House.... 2 detached cottages and Gardens.... 60 Acres.... for Sale by Auction.... July 27th, 1887. 6pp., folio, printed wraps, folding plan. Folded in four horizontally. 1887. £25.00

  302. Melksham, Amesbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP covering Salisbury Plain, size 24" x 30", plus margins, scale 1 mile to 1", Sheet No. XIV. Linen-backed, folding to 8vo marbled wraps, silk tape at edges, wraps rather rubbed. Linen rather browned between sections, 3" tear in linen at one fold, small holes in linen where folds meet. c1860. £25.00

  303. Milton Lilbourne PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Properties situate at New Mill, Milton.... about 18 Acres. For sale by Auction, Sept 16th, 1914. 5pp., 4to, folding coloured plan. Wraps lightly spotted, date on wrap and first page altered in MS.... together with.... Sale Particulars of Old-Fashioned Brick and Thatched Cottage at Milton Lilbourne, 4pp., sm. 8vo, 1939. Wraps spotty. 1914. £16.00

  304. Netherhampton Farm ISOMETRICAL VIEW OF HOMESTEAD Netherhampton Farm, Wiltshire. Designed by Mr Robson, Mr. S. Clarke, Architect. Lithograph showing farm from above. Size 9" x 13", together with ground plan on separate sheet. Light foxing. c1870. £12.00
    Drawn for Bailey Denton's 'The Farm Homesteads of England'.


  305. Pewsey PARTICULARS of an Exceedingly Choice Freehold Estate.... Pasture and Water Meadow Land, a Capital Residence, Well-arranged Farm Buildings, Water Mill with Three Pairs of Stones.... for Sale by Auction.... 10th August, 1880. 3pp., folio, folding coloured plan. Some slight wear at one fold. 1880. £22.00

  306. Salisbury LIST OF THE PERSONS entitled.... to be Registered as Parliamentary Voters.... for the Borough of New Sarum, in respect of the occupation of Property within the Liberty of the Close of the Canons of the Cathedral.... Printed list, size 23" x 12", in table form giving name, abode, qualification, adress of qualifying property. On one side is list of 48 people entitled to vote and to be enrolled as Burgesses, on verso is list of persons to be enrolled as Burgesses but not as Voters (all women).... together with.... 4to sheet headed 'The Close of New Sarum', listing 5 persons and details entitled to Vote for the Southern Division of the County, and another sheet listing 12 people entitled to vote between December 1883 and January 1885. All three sheets signed by Overseers. 1884. £45.00

  307. Salisbury Plain ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP OF SALISBURY PLAIN Scale 1" to 1 Miles. Plain buff wraps printed in red with coat of arms and small key map. Split at edge of front wrap. 1920. £6.00

  308. Simpson (G) Pr. DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 1, 1825. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1825. £14.00
    Contains notice of Auction Sale at Aldbourn of interest to 'Bell-Founders, Smiths, Braziers, Furnishing Ironmongers &c A Most Important Sale of Valuable Effects and Stock-in-Trade of a Foundry; Church Bell Moulds, Frames, Patterns....'


  309. West Stowell PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Very Valuable Estate known as 'West Stowell Farm', Pewsey.... the Best Farm in the Well-Known Pewsey Vale.... which will be Sold by Auction.... July 2nd, 1894. 7pp., folio, printed wraps. Large attractive coloured folding plan. Horizontal folds. 1894. £28.00

    Wiltshire Acts

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

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

  312. Chirton AN ACT For inclosing Lands in the Township or Hamlet of Conock, in the Parish of Chirton, in the County of Wiltshire 21pp. 1814. £20.00

  313. Leckford AN ACT for enlarging the term and Powers of Two Acts.... for repaiting the Road from the End of the Turnpike Road from Besselsleigh, to Hungerford in the County of Berks, to Leckford otherwise Sousley Water, in the County of Wiltshire 7pp. 1814. £11.00

  314. Marlborough Roads AN ACT for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act.... For repairing the Highways from Speenhamland, adjoining to Newbury, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wiltshire Black Letter. Cover leaf + 12pp. 1744. £15.00

  315. Sheppards-Shord, Devizes, Ashington Hill and Rowd-Ford Roads AN ACT for Repairing the Highways between Sheppards-Shord and the Devizes, and between the Top of Ashlington Hill and Rowd-Ford.... 7pp. 1707. £18.00

    ALL CANNINGS LUNATIC

  316. Warriner (Gifford) AN ACT for vesting Estates, of which Gifford Warriner Esquire, a Lunatic, is Tenant in Tail, in trustee, for Sale, and also for effecting a partition of certain Parts thereof, and for granting leases. 34pp. 1830. £16.00
    With a 6pp schedule of the land and acreage concerned, which were mainly in the parishes of Chirton, Bromham, Steeple Aston, Great Cheverell, Urchfont, Allcannings and Southampton.


  317. Wilts Canal Navigation AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Wilts and Berks Canal Navigation to raise Money for discharging Debts of the said Company. 8pp. 1815. £12.00

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    Yorkshire


  318. Bacon's PLAN OF HULL Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 3" to 2000ft. c1885. £14.00
    With street directory down margins.


  319. Bewerley Moor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 135. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed.Area in the south around Stones Moor and Katty White's allotment outlined in yellow, some water features coloured. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1864. £30.00
    Covers Pateley Bridge, North Rakes Lead Mines, Braithwaite Moor.


  320. Catterick, Crakehall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Estates.... to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 30th January, 1919. 14pp. folio, two folding coloured plans. Staples rusty, spine reinforced with archival tape. 1919. £24.00
    Includes farms and cottages in the parishes of Catterick, Tunstal, Crakehall and Langthorne, and a Mansion House called 'Oran'.


  321. Dixon (Thomas) MAP OF THE BOROUGH OF BRADFORD Comprising the Townships of Bradford, Bowling, Horton & Manningham, From Actual Surveys made in the Years 1844, 1845 & 1846 By Thomas Dixon, Land & Mineral Surveyor, Bradford, June, 1846. Revised and corrected from Messrs Dixon & Ellison's Large Scale Trigonometrical Survey of the Borough up to 1856. Fine engraved plan, size 43" x 53", plus margins, linen-backed. Scale 11" = 1 mile. With 1" decorative border, large vignette of Bradford Infirmary, decorative title, three coats of arms, Reference Table with key to Public Buildings. Main roads coloured, parishes outlined in colour wash. Shows individual building plots, fields, hedges, springs, woodland, railways and tramroads, foot ways, ironstone and coal pits, engines, kilns. Higher areas indicated with hachures, streets named. Some minor dustmarking to right and left margins, and some small horizontal creases in paper in blank area down right-hand side. A few small tears at bottom edge not more than half an inch long. Linen on verso rather grubby in places. Engraved by J. & C. Walker, 1856. £400.00

  322. Dobcross ADMINISTRATION WITH WILL of Edmund Schofield, Butcher, of Dobcross in Saddleworth. Large vellum sheet, small printed certificate attached with papered seal. Outside of vellum where titled rather spotty. 1849. £9.00
    Refers to his butcher's shop in Saddleworth, and asks trustees to find an apprenticeship for his son.


  323. Folly Hall area CASH BOOK recording payments to various named people, some are tradesmen, e.g. John Hirst, Shoe Maker, but many are people paid for working in various 'shops'. e.g. 'Jno. Brook in Betty Stanage house', 'J. Gledhill in Jas. Hallawill's Shop', 'Richd. Milner in Richd. Hoult's Shop. Later pages record prices for cloth and making it up, pair clogs, rates, etc.' Note at front dated 1807 refers to his warehouse. 30p, 12mo notebook, limp calf wraps. 1821-2. £18.00
    There are references to 'Top Town', and 'The Green', 'Haling', 'Bradley lime house' 'Bowling Green', 'Hallgate End'. Possibly connected with the cloth trade.


  324. Houghton Magna, Clayton, Darfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 275. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins, portion torn from botom right-hand corner, affecting a strip approx, few short tears to margins, one portion torn from left-hand margin. 1" deep x 5" long. 1875. £18.00

  325. Huddersfield PROBATE of the Will of Benjamin Sykes of Townend in Golcar. Large vellum sheet with smaller printed certificate attached. Papered seal. 1804. £9.00
    Refers to property at Swallow Lane and Headwall Green.


  326. Leeds PLANS AND PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Estates situate in Meadow Lane, in Leeds.... and at Jack Lane, in Hunslet, in the Parish of Leeds, to Be Sold by Auction.... at the White Horse Hotel, Boar Lane.... 1st Day of May, 1854. 2pp., folio, folded, with two large folding plans, one hand-coloured. 1854. £30.00
    Includes Cloth Dressing Mill with a frontage of 190ft to Wilson-Street; Ten Cottages, Messuage called Smithson House.


  327. Manor of Wakefield OBLIGATION BOND of Robert Carr of Horbury, Rough Mason, to John Wood, Clothier. Vellum, 12" x 15", browned but easily legible, introductory 6 lines in Latin, the rest in English, describing Edith and Robert Carr's surrender of a messuage and lands at Horbury in the Manor of Wakefield, giving details of the land with adjoining occupiers, right of Cowpasture, etc, referring to Addenforth hill. 1679. £30.00

  328. Pickering PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Property called Mill Farm.... it consists of 130 Acres.... including a Larch Plantation including altogether about 50,000 Trees of 24 Years' Growth.... it will be Sold by Auction.... the 19th of October, 1837. 3pp., folio, small holes in left margin where once bound. With sheet of auctioneers notes in manuscript 'abundance of Freestone, similar to Portland Stone in the Premises for building.... Bed of coal on the Estate....' 1837. £45.00

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


  330. Theatre Royal, Castleford MOTHER GOOSE Frank Fortescue's Spectacular Comic Pantomime.... Playbill on stiff card printed in red blue and yellow with picture of Mother Goose flying over town on broomstick. Size 12" x 8". Early 1950's. £10.00

  331. Wath upon Dearne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 283. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1887. £27.00
    Covers Nether Haugh, Don Pottery, Wombwell, Wentworth.


  332. Whitby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 32. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1853. Bottom part only of embossed Ordnance stamp in top margin, circa 1870.. £28.00
    Covers Sandsend, Sleights, High Hawsker.


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    Scotland


  333. Bacon's PLAN OF EDINBURGH Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £14.00
    With street index in margins.


  334. Bacon's PLAN OF GLASGOW Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 4" to 1 mile. c1885. £15.00
    With street index in margins.


  335. Birse, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire ARTICLES AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE LANDS OF FINZEAN and Others, Belonging to Ar. Farquharson, Esq. Lying in the Parishes of Birse, Aboyne, Kincardine O'Niel, Lumphanan, and Coull, are To Be Let. Printed conditions with large title as above, 2p, with 2p manuscript agreement, signed John Calder (the tenant of Croft of Brankholm) and Wm. Adam. 1836. £12.00

  336. Bormie, Linlithgow SALE OF CUT WOOD on the Estate of Champfleurie, on 26. July, 1862. To be Sold by Public Roup.... at Bormie.... 200 Lots of Cut Timber, consisting of well-grown Larch, Spruce, and Scotch Firs.... Poster, size 12" x 10", some off-setting. 1862. £15.00
    The printer has left the 'f' out of 'Champfleurie' and it has been added in manuscript.


  337. Drum Estate, Edinburgh PLAN OF THE DEER PARK OF DRUM With some of the Coal Seams which run through the field.... Manuscript plan, fairly basic drawing, in ink and colour wash on thick papger backed with linen, 21" x 15". Shows buildings, including smithy, roads, lake with island and 13 named coal seams. Key indicating fences, outcrop of seams, cracks thourgh the road, walls and buildings in 1885. List of seams at bottom with two sets of measurements for each. 1897. £60.00

  338. Duke of Buccleuch RENT RECEIPT Printed receipt, 7" x 6", for Land-Tax in Selkirkshire, Road-Money, Rogue-Money, Assessment for Militia-men's Wives etc., completed with sums in MS for total valued rent, Land-Tax and Stamp. Traces of red wax. 2nd May 1811. £12.00

  339. Edinburgh DEFENCES for William Scott, Assistant Clerk to the Bills, in the Action at the Instance of John Smith, Writer to the Signet. 15pp., 4to, sewn at margin, vertical fold. James Clarke & Co., Printers, Old Stamp Office, 1825. £18.00

    EARLY FRIENDLY SOCIETY

  340. Edinburgh ORDER presumably to pay sick members, signed Jo. Herries 'Box master Be pleased to deliver to the Relicte of Andrew Waddell wright being in great distress four pounds Scots and the same shall be allowed to you in the Accompts when fitted. For Georg Porteous present Box master to Marrie Chappel.' 8vo, on paper, docketed on verso, folds.... together with two similar drafts, one to pay four pounds to John Brown journeyman mason 'because of his great sickness', and the other to pay four pounds to 'James Williamson being in great sickness'. 3 items. 1st Dec. and 18th October, 1676, and 9th Aug. 1677. £36.00

  341. Johnson (Wm) KINCARDINESHIRE Attested by John Brand, Esq., Peter Christian, Esq., The Revd. Alex Keith, Mr J. Duthie, Land Surveyor. Engraved map of the county, scale 4" = 5 miles, hand coloured in outline, with vignette of Dunottar Castle bottom right. Size 22" x 25", traces of central fold. High ground shown by hachures, indicates woodland, moorland. Feint line of a small waterstain across 2" of top right corner in blank area. Published by J. Thomson, 1822. £95.00
    The outline colouring is original but the vignette appears to have been coloured later.


  342. Middleby, Annandale ELIGIBLE FARM TO BE LET For such a number of Years as may be agreed on, The Farm of Crowdieknow.... as lately possessed by the deceased Robert Farries, cinsising of 155 Acres Arable, Imperial, and 337 Acres of Meadow..... Poster, size 11" x 9". 14th Feb. 1850. £16.00

  343. Muthill HOUSE PROPERTY AT MUTHILL FOR SALE There will be Sold by Public Roup.... That House of two storeys with Byre and Garden-ground.... which belonged to the late Mr Donald, Writer, Alloa.... poster, size 10" x 9". 1860. £12.00

  344. Rosoman (Leonard), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO INVERNESS-SHIRE Poster with illustration showing mountains with deer, black grouse etc. Map with key below. Overall size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom. A few small minor creases. 1950's. £18.00

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    Wales


  345. Bangor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP on thick paper, size 13" x 18", folded, border all round. Two small splits at fold repaired on verso. c1860. £12.00
    Sheet 78 S.E.


  346. Kidwelly and Llanelly PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Estate of Trimsaran.... 700 Acres of Excellent Pasture, Arable and Wood Land..... The Mineral consist of Coal, Iron Ore, Fire Brick Clay & Building Stone and extend under the Whole Property.... The Coal is of that valuable kind called Antracite or Stone Coal.... it is in demand for Steam Engines, and is coming into general use in America for Steam Navigation, Locomotive Engines..... The profitable Sale is about 20,000 Tons a Year.... The Works, Canals and Railways are all completed. There is an Excellent Family Residence with suitable offices.... all built of Stone, with a Thrashing Machine and Grist Mill.... the whole will be Sold by Auction by Mr. George Robins.... November 24th, 1836. 11p., folio, finely printed, including schedules of the farms, etc., 2 pages describing the advantages of the type of coal on the property, 1 page on the iron ore and fire brick clay, a section on the ports, and complete text, 1 pages, of 'Mr. Brunton's Report to the Proprietor. August 1834.', with a financial Abstract. Progess of bidding written in ink in margin on one page. Bound in are a fine folding lithograph plan of the Estate, scale 8 chains = 1in.; folding 'Plan Shewing the relative situation of Trimsaran Colliery with the Ports of Shipment'; folding 'Section of Trimsaran Minerals, as made by Mr. T. Butler, Colliery Agent, 1833.', with table of local names of the seams, with measurements, details of pits, levels, and projected production of coal. 1836. £180.00

  347. Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Estates near to the Market Town & Borough of Welshpool.... comprising Valuable Allotments of Rich Pasture Land and 'Lluast Wen Farm' in the Townships of Bodran & Cammen.... which will be Sold by Auction..... 2nd day of May, 1884. 3pp., folio, with docket title and completed memorandum on verso, large folding coloured map, folds. A few small edge tears at folds. 1884. £32.00
    With schedules.


  348. Merioneth PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable and important Freehold Estates, in the Parishes of Llandrillo & Llnderfel.... Comprising the Manor of Crogen.... The Beautiful Mansion of Crogen, with every Accommodation for a Family of Distinction..... in the RIch Vale of Edeirnion upon the Banks of the Dee, Farms, Woods and Lands Adjoining; The Capital Residence of Tyddyn Llan, and General Houses, Gardens and Lands in the Villages of Llandrillo & Llanderfel; the Whole Containing 3100 Acres of Inclosed Lands, Mountains and Sheep-Walks.... which will be sold by Auction by Mr Creed at the Owen Glyndwr Inn, Corwen, 23d of August, 1820. 15pp., sm. folio, plus docket title on verso of last leaf. Detailed description of the Mansion of Crogen, and schedules of all the farms, sheep-walks, etc., giving tenants, cultivation, acreages. Folding fully handcoloured engraved plan, scale 24 chains to one inch. 1820. £110.00
    'Different Streams run through the Property and afford great Powers of Irrigation or for Machinery.... the general character of the Ground furnishes a Coup d'oeil, scarcely paralleled by the maginificent Sublimity of the Alps, of the Cloud-top'd Mountains of the Pyrennes! Note.- The Daily Postman calls at the Mansion, and leaaves his Bag.'


  349. Ruabon, Denbigh PARTICULARS of an Important and Highly Valuable Freehold Estate called Pen-y-Lan, in the Parishes of Ruabon and Erbistock.... comprising 1080 Acres of Fertile Land..... The Capital Mansion of Pen-y-Lan.... on the Banks of the River Dee.... Commodious Pews in the Churches of Ruabon and Ertbistock.... The Covers are very extensive and Abound With Game.... There is no doubt of the Existence of Coal throughout the whole property, the out-crop of which may be seen in several parts.... 14pp., folio, sewn at margin. Last page loose and browned at folds. Very large folding plan, coloured in outline. Includes detailed schedules of the various farms; four of the lots describing the reserved minerals under surface land, naming quantities and types of coal 'half yard coal, stone coal, big coal, lower yard coal or cannel coal.... 8 feet of main coal ironstone.... best brick earth and potter's clay....'; Royalties of Coal at Sycamore, Mill Colliery, Cardden Colliery, etc., and Tithes. Probably lacks the title page giving details of place and date of auction, etc. probably 1850. £40.00

  350. Swansea ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 247, parts of sheets 229, 230, 246. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folding into red linen covers, 'book' format. A few foxing spots. 1903. £7.00

  351. Trawsfynydd, Merioneth PARTICULAR of a Valuable Freehold Farm called Gwynfynydd.... containing 290 Acres.... and of Eight Cottages situate in Plassey Arran Lane in Bala.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Lewis Williams.... 4th September, 1871. 3pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. Large folding plan showing areas of 'Quartz'. 1871. £34.00
    Includes the right of pasturage on the mountain for 350 sheep.


  352. Welshpool ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Size 12" x 19", border all round, folded. Trimmed to border. 1880. £14.00
    Sheet 60 N.E.


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    General


  353. Air Force, First World War REMINISCENCES OF MY AIR FORCE SERVICE 1916-19. Album, oblong 8vo., wraps, containing 5 real photo postcards, 11 photographs, postcard used as title showing plan and embossed Air Force badge, with poem. Pasted in manuscript explanation below each item. 1916-19. £40.00
    Includes postcard of Maurice Farman Type 70 H.P. Renault plane; actual photo. 4" x 7" 'An R.E.7, one I was in charge of in 44th Training Squadron, 1917....'; 'An Avro which made a bad Landing in a Gale, and Tipped on its Nose, Remaining in that position. Harlaxton 1917.'; 'The Mechanics of the Flying Instructors' A School taken in front of a Sopwith Camel....', 'The same crowd taken in front of a Bristol Fighter, a 1st class bombing and fighting machine, Tern Hill, 1918.'


  354. Belgium, Switzerland ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY by E.J. Rutherford-Elliot, of 'Elphinstone', Clifton, Bristol. Approx. 150 pages of manuscript and illustrations, the bulk of the diary being about Switzerland. Includes commercial black and white and coloured photographs, for example a fine series of 19 full plate coloured views by 'P.Z', and postcards (including series of 6 postcards of various mountains with cartoon-like faces). There are also 11 pages of very competent watercolours of Alpine wild flowers. Oblong 4to, grained cloth boards, inner hinge weak. May 1898. £65.00

  355. Beoley CONVEYANCE of The Manor, Advowson and Estate of Beoley in Worcestershire and Tanworth in Warwickshire, William and Arthur Hornby of The Hook, Tichfield, Hampshire, to Robert Mole of Beoley Hall. Vellum, 24" x 30", on 4 sheets, including 2 pages of detailed schedule giving names of farmers, holdings and tenants, description, cultivation, tithe quantity, no. on plan, and one page manuscript coloured plan, covering the whole sheet, scale eight chains to an inch. Three wax seals.... together with.... DEED OF COVENANT for production of Deeds as to the Manor of Beoley, 1798, two vellum sheets listing 20 deeds from 1770-78. 1798 and 1865. £110.00
    The plan ('Reduced from the Map for the Commutation of Tithes by Webb & Buck, Surveyors, Worcester') shows Beoley Hall, farm buildings, church, deciduous and coniferous woodland, adjoining owners.


  356. Besley (H), Pub. MAP OF DEVON AND CORNWALL Map size 15" x 24", lnen-backed and folding into 12mo boards with label. Scale approx. 1" = 5 miles. Shows railways, inset of Scilly Isles. c1870. £15.00

  357. Black's ROAD & RAILWAY TRAVELLING MAP OF SCOTLAND. Size 33" x 25", including margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into original sm 8vo, cloth boards, decorative gilt title with locomotive on top board, two ties. Scale 10 miles to 1", outline colouring. c186- £45.00

  358. Building Society MEMBERS' PASS BOOK Bath, Somerset, Gloucester and Wilts Permanent Freehold Land and Building Society. 8vo., stiff printed wraps. 1887. £8.00

  359. Cheffins (C.F) Pub. LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY Plan of the Line and Adjacent Country, 1835, Robert Stephenson, Engineer. Fully hand-coloured engraved map, scale half an inch - 1 mile, size 28" x 60", with inset plans of the city of Birmingham, size 7" x 9", scale approx. 2" = 40 chains, showing the Depot, and the London Depot at Chalk Farm and Euston, size 8" x 11", scale approx. 3" - 40 chains, gradient profile along the bottom. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps. Some minor off-setting in parts, two very small areas where linen between sections is a little frayed, paper wraps slightly chipped around edges. 1835. £260.00

  360. Cloudsdale (James) MANUSCRIPT MAP Titled 'The World. Drawn by James Cloudsdale, British School, Kendal, 1848'. In ink and water-colour on thick paper backed with linen, very carefully drawin and coloured, overall size 26" x 37". Shows Eastern and Western Hemispheres, each diameter 19". Between the hemispheres is a small circle indicating zones. A few foxing spots at bottom of one hemisphere. Countries coloured in outline, sea completely shaded, with darker blue around coasts, shows rivers, main towns, islands. 1848. £120.00
    Part of central Africa labelled 'unexplored'.


  361. Devon & Somerset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet No. XXI, Scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected & mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled wraps. Electrotyped 1878. £30.00
    Covers Axminster, Dulverton, Taunton.


  362. Elder Dempster Lines PASSENGER LISTS for T.M.S. 'Aba', Lagos, Feb. 27th, 1925, and R.M.S. 'Appam', Sierra Leone, Seccondee, etc. Nov. 12th, 1924. 8vo, each has attractive coloured cover design with ship and seagulls, map on back wrap. Front wrap of 'Appam' has 2 minor creases, plan of accommodation loosely inserted. Each has postcard of ship inserted. 1924 & 25. £16.00

  363. Epstein (Jacob) EPSTEIN An Exhibition Held at the Tate Gallery 25th September - 9th November 1952. Book of Illustrations, including a number of works not exhibited. 30 pages of illustrations, 4to, stiff wraps. Middle 2 leaves, loose due to rusty staples. 1952. £18.00

  364. Essex and Herts. PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold and Copyhold Estates, North Weal Bassett and Sawbridgeworth.... A Freehold Estate Called Cripses.... Five Cottages, also The Walnut-Tree Farm, The Spring Hall Residence and 2 Acres of Land near the Town of Sawbridgeworth.... which will be Sold By Auction.... at the Green Man Inn, Harlow.... 27th June 1848. 6pp., folio, folds. Attractive type-faces. Schedules. 1848. £35.00

  365. Fashion and Textiles AMERICAN FABRICS Number 76, Summer 1967. Magazine, 94pp., folio, stiff coloured wraps. Numerous black and white and colour illustrations, some tipped in. Actual fabric samples throughout. 1967. £15.00
    Articles on 'Non-Wovens and Paper' clothes, 'Giantism in the Textile Industry', 'Motivation behind Mini-Skirts and Erogoneous Fashion', etc.


  366. Hereford Herd Book Society CATALOGUES of Show and Sale of Pedigree Hereford Bulls, in the Cattle Market Hereford. Auctioneers: Russell, Baldwin, & Bright. Seven Catalogues, 8vo., approx. 75pp in each, wraps. 1950-52. £16.00

  367. Hillier (Tristram), Artist SHELL NATURE STUDIES No. 14. Fossils. Poster size 29" x 20", picture of fossils with books, etc., and description and key underneath. Metal hangers top and bottom. Small snag in paper below title, some small minor creases.... together with.... No. 18. Minerals. Repaired tear in bottom left margin, small brown splash mark right margin, slight wear at top below metal hanger.... together with.... No. 20. Bees and Wasps. Horizontal crease. 1950's. £38.00

  368. Jones (Edward), Pr. THE LONDON GAZETTE Numbers 2717, 3048, 3049, 3066, 3067. Single sheets, slightly ragged at left hand edge where presumable once bound, browning on 3 sheets. 1691-95. £30.00
    'Run away from Capt. Ayles in Cherry-Garden Street Rotheriff, the 14th inst. a short blackamoor Woman aged between 20 and 30, with a bluish striped stuff gown and petticoat, an Amber Necklace on her Neck....'


  369. Kell (Thomas), Lith. RAILWAY MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Lithographed map, railways hand-coloured. List of Plans for Session 1874-5 pasted under title, listing 27 Railways. Size approx. 58" x 60". Scale one inch equals six statute miles. Linen-backed, folding into very worn morocco wraps, ms title. Some railways added in red ink, with title, such as Camelford Launceston Railway. Surface grubby, some ink splash marks. 1874. £50.00

  370. Looe, Plymouth, Salcombe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 24. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled wraps. Engraved surface approx. 24" x 27". Scale 1" to 1 mile. Railways inserted to 1882. £30.00

  371. 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'.


  372. Midland Slab & Adamant Co. ARTIFICIAL STONE Cast Stone, Concrete Units. Illustrated brochure, with prices, showing lintels, steps, coping, granolithic paving etc. 12pp, 8vo. n.d. 1920's. £8.00

  373. Nicholls (G.F) COTSWOLDS WATER-COLOURS Nineteen colour plates, and plate on front board, small mark to cloth. 1928. £16.00

    CORNWALL & DEVON

  374. Ordnance Survey THE THIRD PART OF THE GENERAL SURVEY OF ENGLAND & WALES Containing the Whole of Cornwall and a portion of the adjoining County Done by the Surveyors of His Majesty's Ordnance under the Direction of Col. Mudge of the Royal Artillery. Eight map sheets, covering all of Cornwall and part of Devon, engraved title page, neatly repaired tear, and page of 16 borders bound together, paper wraps, lacks front wrap, back wrap ragged. The set is sewn down the right hand edge, opening from left to right. Comprises: Sheet XXXIII. Bottom edges ragged with tears through Scale bar, imprint with date at bottom left rubbed away, a few grubby marks and minor spots, 3" tear beond border in sea area; Sheet XXXII, Published 1813; Sheet XXXI, Published 1813. Two 2 tears at bottom edge reinforced on verso; Sheet XXX, Published 1813; Sheet XXIX, Published 1813; Sheet XXV, Published 1809; Sheet XXVI, Published 1809, no Scale bar; Sheet XXIV, Published 1809. All sheets without border except the last three, which have borders at left side. Good dark impressions, with wide margins. Smith watermark. 1809-13. £450.00

  375. Orr and Smith, Pub. A VIEW OF THE COMPARATIVE LENGTHS OF THE PRINCIPAL RIVERS and Hieghts of the Principal Mountains in the World. Hand-coloured engraved diagram, size 8" x 11", mounted on linen and folding into small cloth boards, gilt title. Rivers shown running downwards from a line at the top, mountains shown in continents, with British Isles at the botton, Ben Nevis at centre, all mountains with name printed against it. Drawn & engraved by J. Dower, Pentonville. c1840. £18.00

  376. Pollard Engineering Co. CATALOGUE of Pollard Safety Geysers. 16pp., 8vo, illusts. Decorative wraps with attractive illustration of railway signal. c1930 or earlier. £12.00
    Also inclues baths, etc.


  377. Railways LETTER from Douglas Galston, Gwydyr House, Whitehall, 15th March 1848, to I.K. Brunel, acknowledging receipt of his letter saying that he is unable to attend there on Friday, and asking Brunel to let him know what days 'you could favor the Commissioners with your evidence with most convenience to yourself'. 2p, sm. 8vo, blank conjoint leaf. The words 'I.K. Brunel Esqr.' have been added at the bottom of the first page in what looks like the same hand but a slightly lighter ink. 15th March 1848. £65.00
    Douglas Galton was the Board of Trade Inspector in the question of the 'gauge controversy', and was Secretary of the 'Iron' Commission.


  378. Richardson's NEW CHART OF THE BRITISH ISLES Coloured map on 2 sheets each 24" x 36", on linen, folding into sm. folio boards, cloth spotty. 1914. £18.00
    Includes Gazeteer, Motor Index Marks, information on Postal Services, etc.


  379. Royal Agricultural Society CATALOGUE of the Royal Show, Nottingham, July 5-8, 1955. 600pp., 8vo, wraps. 1955. £8.00

  380. S.E. London & Dartford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 115. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £8.00

  381. Shaftesbury & Wells ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 130. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. Very slight rubbing at bottom edge of cover. 1937. £7.00

  382. Shrewsbury, Llangollen ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, linen-backed and folding into marbled wraps, 8vo slipcase. Overall size 37" x 37". 1898. £38.00

  383. Sidmouth & Lyme Regis ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 139. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £8.00

  384. Somerset and Dorset PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Estates, in the Parishes of Henstridge & Horsington, and Kington Magna, Marnhull, and Sturminster Newton.... to be Sold by Auction at the Henstridge Ash Inn.... 18th September, 1862. 7pp., folio, attractive variety of type-styles. Fine large folding hand-coloured plan. 1862. £40.00

  385. St. Lawrence and Canada A NEW CHART OF THE GULF and River St. Lawrence and Sea Adjacent. Shewing the Several Banks, Islands, and Dangers to be Avoided by Mariners. Compiled from manuscript drawings and notes taken by A.C. Buchanan Esq., His Majesty's Chief Agent for Emigration to Upper and Lower Canada..... intended to illustrate his plan for rendering the Navigation.... less dangerous by placing a Light Ship on the Western end of the Green Bank.... Lithographed map, size 20" x 27", plus margins, folded, some foxing. n.d. c1870. £50.00
    With signature of A. Buchanan Jnr. Esq. on verso.


  386. Todd (Rev. John) INDEX RERUM or Index of Subjects Intended as a Manual to Aid the Student and Professional Man. Fifth Edition 1838. 8vo, printed title and 7pp of instructions for use, followed by approx. 150 pages of entries in manuscript on blank paper covering all sorts of information making a kind of personalised encyclopaedia. Pages headed with letters alphabetically. Wide range of entries include, for example under 'G' statistics of 15 famous 'Giants'; 'Giants Causeway'; 'Gamboge'; 'Glass, constituents of'; 'Granite' 'Godwin, William'. 8vo, original marbled boards, recent calf spine, gilt, with label. 1838 and later. £56.00

  387. Tolls ACCOUNT BOOK presumably for receipt of money from Tolls, 1908-9. Mentions Menai, Bangor, Hythe, Ilfracombe, Bristol, Honiton and other places, together with Bristol Market, Bristol Tavern. 221p, in 8vo notebook, morocco boards. At the end are pasted two advertisements for men to take charge of toll gates in Hampshire and Pembroke, with the owners notes on the applicants for the jobs. Loosely inserted is a printed circular sent to Toll Lessees advertising a weekly publication which lists tolls to let. 1908-9. £45.00

    TOY IMPORTERS

  388. Toys BILLHEADS for J. Sewell & Co., Wholesale Jewellers, Cutlers & Perfumers, Importers of French & German Toys, Beads etc. Six sm. folio bills, decoratively printed headings. Itemises order, mostly for toys and small decorative items, including: doz. Barking dogs, 3 gross whicker rattles, 1 doz. German Harps, 1 doz. Dutch Dolls, 3 Doz. Violins, doz. whistle whips, doz. white toupees, 3 doz. snuff boxes. All bills made out to Mr. Roberts, integral address panel on verso to Mr Roberts at Wholesale Warehouse, Alfreton, Derbyshire, with stamps, postmarks. 1845-50. £25.00

  389. Vickers-Nash SAFE-LOAD INDICATORS FOR CRANES Catalogue, 4to, 19pp., illusts. Stiff wraps, split along top 2" of spine. c1932. £12.00
    Striking decorative front wrap with red, gold and black design of a crane.


  390. Vienna NEUESTER PLAN VON WIEN und seinen Vorstadten. Engraved hand-coloured folding plan, linen-backed, size 15" x 17", folding to cloth boards, 5" x 4", boards discoloured at edges. Inscription badly rubbed from endpaper inside front board. Some minor darkening of paper at edges of some sections along one fold. Artaria & Comp. 1852. £60.00
    With Key of buildings down left hand side.


  391. Wall Paper Manufacturers Ltd. WALLPAPERS FOR ARCHITECTS A collection of new designs and colourings for Architects and Interior Designers. Book of samples, size 12" x 8", plain thick card boards, thin linen spine, brown endpapers. 100 full page good quality samples, some embossed. Number, name (either 'Palladio' or 'Focus') and price on verso. 1964. £34.00
    The company was at St. Margarets House, Wells St., London W.1.


  392. Wallace-Bradley (J) A FEW TYPES OF SOUTH AFRICAN ABORIGINES 18 portraits, oblong sm. 8vo, decorative boards, inner hinge broken, staples rusty, one section loose. c1910. £18.00

  393. Wilts. & Berks. Canal ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS scale 6" to 1 mile, seven sheets covering the Wilts. & Berks. Canal. Linen-mounted, margins trimmed away, each size 24" x 36", the Canal and feeders hand coloured. Comprises: Highworth and Bourton; Christian Malford and the north of Chippenham; Purton and Broad Blunsdon; Little Somerford and Stanton St. Quintin; Malmesbury and Long Newnton; Lyneham and Highway; Brinkworth and Tockenham Wick. Paper of last sheet slightly darkened. First editions, c1880 or earlier. £110.00

    General Acts

  394. 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., last few leaves spotty. 1732. £10.00

  395. Coinage AN ACT to continue the Duties for Encouragement of the Coinage of Money. 2pp., plus cover leaf. Attractive decorative initial with flowers. 1731. £14.00

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE MANORS

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


  397. Gloucester and Wilts. AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road from Tetbury.... to and through Malmesbury, to Chippenham-bridge.... from Malmesbury to the Turnpike Road at or near Jackament's Bottom.... 45pp., docket title dusty. 1778. £25.00

  398. Greenland Fishery AN ACT for encouraging the Greenland Fishery. 2pp., plus cover leaf. 1732. £20.00

  399. Gunpowder AN ACT for taking down and removing the Magazine for Gunpowder situate near Greenwich in the County of Kent; and erecting, instead thereof, a new Magazine for Gunpowder at Purfleet, near the River of Thames, in the County of Essex.... 13pp., plus cover leaf. 1760. £18.00

  400. Locks AN ACT for rendring the Laws more effectual for punishing such persons as shall wilfully, and maliciously pull down, or destroy Turnpikes for repairing Highways, or Locks or other Works for making Rivers Navigable. 4pp, plus cover leaf. Black letter. 1735. £17.00

  401. Middlesex, Montgomery etc. AN ACT for Establishing and confirming Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis, with Barbara Countess of Powis, his Wife, an Infant.... 29pp, black letter, decorative woodcut headpiece and initial letter. 1750. £18.00
    Refers to Manors in County Kerry, Ireland, and Montgomery, Wales.


  402. Oysters AN ACT for the more effectual Protection of Oyster Fisheries and the Brood of Oysters, in England. 2pp. 1808. £10.00

  403. Pembrokeshire AN ACT for building and maintaining a Pier in the Harbour of Fishguard in the County of Pembroke, and making and constructing a Road and Quay in extension of the present Quay.... 10pp. 1859. £10.00

  404. Treason AN ACT to impower His Majesty to secure and detain such Persons as His Majesty shall suspect are conspiring against His Person and Government. 4pp., slightly spotty. Attractive initial letter with cherubs. Held at edge with staples. 1745. £12.00

  405. Wrecks AN ACT for consolidating and amending the Laws relating to Wreck and Salvage. 26pp. 1846. £14.00

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