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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 50

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  1. Maidenhead PENCIL DRAWING Titled on verso 'View from Maidenhead bridge on the Thames'. Drawing in soft pencil on thin card, size approx. 11" x 9", shows man watching sheep graze on river bank, looking across to island in river with wooden building and tall trees, church tower with a sort of cupola in distance. A few minor foxing spots at left hand edge. c1860. £25.00

  2. Newbury PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Compact Berkshire Estate.... with A Small Country Mansion Known as Kirby House.... together with Kirby House Farm.... for sale by Auction by Simmons & Sons, Tokenhouse Yard, London E.C. Monday, June 27th, 1904. 12pp., 4to, wraps, with folding coloured plan, 4 photographs. 1904. £20.00

  3. Reading, Abingdon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XIII, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31" plus margins, linen-backed, marbled wraps. 1878. £30.00
    Covers Oxford, Faringdon, Henley, Reading.

  4. Walker (J) & (C) BERKSHIRE. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding into 12mo cloth boards, with label. 1841. £22.00

    Berkshire Acts

  5. Chipping Lambourne AN ACT for Dividing and Allotting the Open and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Grounds, in the Hamlet or Tything of Bockhampton, in the Parish of Chipping Lambourne, in the County of Berks. 19pp. 1778. £22.00

  6. Hampstead Norreys AN ACT for Confirming, Establish, and making effectual certain Articles of Agreement.... for inclosing and dividing the several Commons, called Ealing Common, Ealing Green and Cooks Hill in the Parish of Hampstead Norreys.... 5pp. 1778. £20.00


  7. Annals MANUSCRIPT CHRONICLE or Annals of Bristol, 1222 to 1687, listing events relating to the city ranging from ships launched, entertainments for visiting Royalty, almshouses, churches and public buildings erected, notable crimes, riots, and epidemics, to the price of wheat on the Bristol markets. The annals were presumably copied in the early 18th century (some leaves being water-marked 'GR'). The last 2 leaves have entries in a later hand, one an extract about Brennus and Belinus from a contemporary work, and an account dated 28th Sept. 1745 detailing the treasure taken by two Bristol Privateers transported to London in 45 waggons. 4 leaves have a list of Mayors and Propositors on verso. Written in a neat hand, with contractions, written on one side only, plus later MS title page "A Chronicle of the City of Bristol from 1222 to 1687 A.D. From the Tyndall Library at the Royal Fort Bristol." 34 leaves, small folio. First leaf ragged at edge with loss of a few words, paper skillfully re-inforced down right-hand side. Late 19th century binding, qtr. calf, marbled boards, modern indelible ownership stamp inside front board. c1715. £320.00
    This manuscript was previously in the collection of the Tyndall family at the Royal Fort, and later belonged to E.F. Eberle. Loosely inserted are 2 letters to him, one from W. Norton Matthews thanking him for the loan of the MS, 1934, and one from the University librarian, 1936, making suggestions as to its date and mentioning Evans' use of certain unidentified manuscript sources such as "Alderman Haythorne's MS" when preparing his "Chronology".

  8. Bristol Assizes TRIALS OF THOMAS STONE AND MARY ANN BURDOCK, Commenced on Thursday, the 9th of April, 1835. Single sheet, printed on one side only, size approx. 22" x 16", folded, a few neat repairs to verso, where split at folds. No date, or printer. (1835) £40.00
    Not in Mathews's Bristol Bibliography, or Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature.

  9. Bristol Newspaper FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL No. 3602, Saturday February 21, 1818. Broadsheet style, 20" x 15", 4p, folded, advert 3" x 2" cut out. Red tax stamp. 1818. £9.00
    Contains 4 adverts for the Lottery, auction sales, concert at Clifton, etc.

  10. Bristol Newspaper THE BRISTOL MIRROR Late Bonner and Middleton's Journal. No. 1900. Saturday, January 26, 1811. Broadsheet size (20" x 15"). many small creases. Some nice woodcut vignettes at column headings. Red tax stamp. 1811. £13.00
    Contains account of Iron Works and Collieries to let at Lydney, Draycott Charity Estates to let, meeting on proposed Bristol and Taunton canal.

  11. Bristol Ratepayers' Association BRISTOL RATEPAYERS' BROADSHEET Issued by the Bristol Ratepayers' (non-political) Protection Association. Newspaper, 4pp., folio, folds, some minor browning at folds. 27th Feb. 1909. £6.00
    'Members are also earnestly warned against the insidious movement.... to further dabble in Municipal Trading by acquiring the Tramways....'

  12. Clifton APPOINTMENT in fee of plots of land part of the Fives Acres, formerly Battens Dean, Samuel Mason and John Sumpter to John Cure. 7 large vellum skins, on verso of one is a crude sketch map with the plots coloured. 1867. £10.00

  13. Clifton MORTGAGE of three houses in Upper Park Street.... George Salvidge to John Place and others, 4 large vellum sheets, wax seal. 1851. £10.00

  14. Colston's School ROLL OF HONOUR The Great War, 191-1918. Booklet with names and photographs of all those old boys and masters killed in the War. Lilac wraps, embossed crest. 8vo. 1922. £16.00

  15. Coronation PROCESSION on Celebrating the Coronation of their Majesties King William IV and Queen Adelaide in the City of Bristol, on Thursday the 8th of September, 1831. Broadside, size 19" x 12", folded, listing order of the Procession and route in 2 columns. A few small tears at margins along folds. Mills & Son, Gazette Office, 1831. £32.00
    Includes 'Bellows-Makers, Banners and Emblems' 'Rope-Makers and Twine-Spinners' etc.

  16. Cotham MORTGAGE of a plot of ground part of a close of ground called Ninetree Hill, and no. 5 Nugent Place, together with two messuages in Pipe Lane, Henry Willmott to George Nurse and George Heaven. 3 large vellum sheets, wax seals. 1872. £10.00

  17. Election Petition SUPPLEMENT TO THE BRISTOL MERCURY Saturday, March 31, 1838. 4pp., broadsheet, containing full report of the Proceedings before the Committee of the House of Commons on the Petition against Francis Henry Berkeley for corrupt election practices. 1838. £14.00

  18. Fairbarns (A) PORTFOLIO OF ENGLISH CATHEDRALS No. 24 - Bristol. 8 tipped in sepia photographic plates, with architectural notes. 7pp. wraps ragged and loose. c1910. £5.00

  19. Horfield HORFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH Diamond Jubilee. Booklet, stiff wraps, 4to. 12pp, illusts. 1952. £8.00

  20. Hot Well CERTIFICATE OF GUARANTEE Printed certificate testifying that 'this is the Real Bristol Hotwell Water, filled under my Inspection at the Original Spring', with description of the special corks and an illustration of the seal (the name 'S. Powell' in the centre). With MS receipt to Capt. Trafford, signed by Powell, for two dozen bottles of Hotwell water, and one Hamper. Size 4" x 6", small stab hole at top margin. August 24th, 1808. £40.00

  21. Lewin's Mead RELEASE AND ASSIGNMENT of a messuage and a warehouse, formerly a sugar house called the Four Pan House, and a warehouse formerly called the Two Pan House, a cooper house and counting house, on the south side of Lewin's Mead, Hester White and others to Robert Leonard, Drysalter. 3 large vellum sheets, wax seals, coloured manuscript plan size 11" x 15" on verso of one sheet, showing the properties adjacent to the River Frome. 1836. £18.00
    Names occupiers and former occupiers with occupations.

  22. Maggs & Co. 'BABYLAND' Catalogue of nursery furniture and equipment. 15pp., 4to, decorative wraps,staples rusted so wraps detached from contents. Numerous illusts, large photo. of their pram showroom. c1920. £18.00

  23. Pipe Lane ASSIGNMENT of Leasehold Premises in Pipe Lane, St Augustine's, William Taylor and others to Emma Lewis. Two large vellum sheets, wax seals. Refers also to occupiers of adjacent dwellings, with their occupations. 1846. £12.00

  24. River Avon PENCIL SKETCH showing sailing ship in the horseshoe bend, small rowing boat behind, looking up river towards St. Vincent's Rocks. Titled 'on the River Avon. 1842'. Size 9" x 13", buff card mount. 1842. £25.00

  25. Society of Bristolians in London TWENTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY DINNER Holborn Restaurant, Monday October 22nd, 1923. Programme and Menu, 9pp, including historical account of Bristol by J. Reed, 6 tipped-in illusts. Inscribed by author. Ribbon tie perished. 1923. £8.00

  26. St. Augustines Parish CONVEYANCE of the reversion in fee of nos. 7 and 8 Pipe Lane, The Ecclesiastical Commissioners to H. Willmott, of Cotham. 3 large vellum skins, small coloured sketch map on verso of one skin, papered seal of Commissioners. 1872. £12.00

    Bristol Acts

  27. Bridge over River Avon AN ACT to amend and render more effectual an Act.... for rebuilding, widening, and enlarging the Bridge over the River Avon, in the City of Bristol, and erecting a Temporary Bridge adjoining.... and for building another Bridge over some other Part of the said River.... Black Letter, cover leaf + 20pp. 1786. £14.00

  28. Clifton Church AN ACT for taking down the Parish Church of Clifton.... and for building a new Church, and providing an additional Cemetery for the Use of the said Parish. 26pp. 1816. £15.00

  29. Riot Compensation AN ACT to enable the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Bristol to raise a Sum of Money towards discharging the Monies borrowed under the Authority of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty. 4pp. 1836. £12.00

  30. Roads AN ACT for amending the several Roads leading from the City of Bristol. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 12pp., bound in recent paper boards. 1727. £18.00
    Refers to roads through Bitton, Syston, Mangotsfield, Hambrook, Almondsbury, Pensford, etc.

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  31. Bessow LICENCE or Grant to Collect and lay Ochre on a plot of Ground in Bessow, Edward Browne, Francis Vyvyan and others to Thomas Beer, Mariner. On paper, three large folio pages, 5 wax seals. Small stains on second page where seals off-set. 1860. £28.00
    The land was part of the Manor of Bessowe and there is a note of a Court Baron of 1861 extending the lease. Grants permission to 'dry the said Ochre thereon and dress and render to same fit for sale'. Exempts mineral and hunting rights.

  32. Bodmin LEASE FOR A YEAR of all the Tithes of Corn and Grain yearly arising.... out of the Rectory of Bodmin and the Lands and premises situate within the parish and Borough of Bodmin and the Rectory, George Collins Browne of Woodley Cottage to John Wallis of Bodmin. Vellum, 15" x 24", wax seal. Some slight spotting of vellum due to damp. 1823. £25.00

  33. Butters (R) MAP OF CORNWALL copper engraved map size 5" x 3", plus margins, coloured in outline, scale 20 miles = 1 inch. Cornwall shown vertically with Devon border at the top of the page, titled simply 'Cornwall'. c1803. £45.00
    A scarce if rather inaccurate map, from Butters' 'Atlas of England'.

  34. Camborne COUNTERPART LEASE of stables, yard and premises and the tenement of Camborne Veor, Rt. Hon. Frances Lady Bassett of Tehidy Park to Richard Rule, Shopkeeper. Printed lease with ms inserts, vellum, 25" x 28", wax seal. Later note on surrender of lease in red ink over title. 1839. £10.00

  35. Constantine, Wendron PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Desirable Freehold Properties which Messrs Hocking & Johns will offer for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of July, 1902.... 6pp., folio, folded. One large folding coloured plan and one full page one. Details 24 Lots, in Wendron and Constantine and one field. 1902. £34.00
    Includes Gweek Hotel, Gweek Wollas Wharf, Wheelwright's Shop, Tenements of Mellanoweth, Naffean Downs, parts of Crahan Bowling Green etc.

  36. East Antony, Manor of COUNTERPART LEASE of a dwellinghouse and Premises with the Garden in front thereof, being No. 4 Carlton St., Torpoint, Wm. Pole Carew to John Wills. Single vellum sheet, 26" x 32". 1857. £12.00
    Three lives named.

  37. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, from actual Survey made in the Years 1826 & 1827. Hand-coloured engraved map, size approx. 23" x 27", with a vignette view of St. Michaels Mount. Short split at foot of central fold. Framed and glazed, Hogarth frame. July 4th, 1829. £130.00
    'the work is a magnificent example of the improved techniques and a scientific approach to the art of map-making. The Cornwall map is a reduced scale version of the 1 inch map of 1827.... in truth the map can stand on its cartographical merits alone.' Quixley's Antique Maps of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles.

  38. Holman Brothers LETTER BOOK 4to volume cotaining flimsy copies of handwritten letters and bills sent out, 21st Dec. 1891, to 23 Nov. 1893. 998 thin pages, page one has been torn out. With index of addressees at front. Half morocco, cloth on spine faded and torn, morocco very rubbed. 1891-93. £150.00
    Includes letters to Josiah Thomas at South Crofty (re. repairs to the stamping engine at a cost of 273), C. Bishop at East Pool (new brass air pump 63.00), Purser of Wheal Uny about shares in the Mine, Don Pedro Gold Mining Co., Beare & Sons, Newton Abbot (for Cornish Rock Drill) etc.

  39. Holman Brothers, Camborne ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST 1901 Edition, Section 1. 4to, 62pp. With view of Camborne Works in 1897. Descriptions and illustrations of Rock Drills, (shown being used underground), the 'Holman' and 'Cornish' Drills, Air Pipes, Air Receivers, Winding Engine, Pumping Engine, Angle Bob, Waggons, etc. Red wraps, gilt decorated, wraps loose and faded, some brownish staining at top of last six leaves and pink staining from red cover inside back wrap and on last leaf. 1901. £85.00

  40. Holman Brothers, Ltd. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST of Boilers and General Mining Machinery. 1909 edition, Section No. 4. 4to., 72pp., fully illustrated. Includes photographs of Holman Boilers being transported in the jungle and by elephants in the mountains. Details and illustrations of many types of boiler with measurements, etc., also boiler fittings, pumps, steel cages, ore cars, tip waggons, pit head gear, portable railways, points, pumping plant etc. Large 4to, printed wraps, some occasional minor browning, wraps grubby. 1904. £95.00

  41. Illogan LEASE of a piece or plot of land at Portreath in the Parish of Illogan, John Francis Basset of Tehidy to John Jeffery, vellum, 22" x 32", four wax seals with busts, sketch map 4" x 6" on verso. 1863. £17.00

  42. Illogan LEASE of three dwelling houses in Illogan, Charles Viscount Clifden to Matthew Hosking, Blacksmith. Vellum, 28" x 22", wax seal, coloured manuscript sketch plan in margin. 1900. £15.00

  43. Kea COUNTERPART LEASE of Davey's Stamps in the parish of Kea, James Trevenen of Shoreham, Charles Vivian of Pencalenick and others to Nicholas Sampson, Clerk. 3 large folio pages, wax seal. Refers to stamps known as 'Western New Stamps', and Stamps to the westward 'on the third Stream of sparewater commonly called Davis' Stamps.... part and parcel of the Manor of Bessowe'. 1851. £20.00

  44. Kea COUNTERPART LEASE of two Stamping mills, Burning house and premises situate at Bessowe, Edward Davies Browne, Francis Henry Vivian and others to William Paynter. On paper, 2 large folio pages. Refers to those two stamping mills called the 'Six head stamps' together with the stamps plot and burning house, in the Manor of Bessowe, number 47 in the survey book of the Manor, together with the usual streams of water. 1866. £22.00

  45. Kea SETT of ground in the parish of Kea, William Hill of Carwythenack to John Williams of Scorrier House. Two large vellum sheets, wax seal, second sheet browned. Gives limits of the Sett (which was near Nicholas Bayley's new Stamping Mills), details of right to 'erect any Engines.... sink any shafts....' etc., and of William Hill's dues. 1819. £45.00

  46. Liskeard REPORT ON THE BOROUGH AND TOWN OF LISKEARD. 3pp, with a folding plan by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

  47. Lizard Light Railway BOOK OF REFERENCE April 1897. 26pp, sm. folio, printed in columns with no. on plan, description of property, owners, occupiers. Original green paper wraps, cloth spine, paper discoloured and rather brittle along top edge of all pages (affecting top margin only), staples rusted, hence leaves loose. 1897. £60.00
    Concerns the parishes of Helston, Wndron, Mawgan in Meneage, Cury, Mullion, Ruan, Landewednack.

  48. Lizard Light Railway ORDER of the Light Railway Commissioners Authorising the construction of a Light Railway in the County of Cornwall from the Helston Railway to the Lizard Village. 25pp, sm. folio, printed wraps with section headings, top edge of pages and wraps browned, some minor wear along part of bottom edge of front wrap and a few leaves. 1896. £40.00

  49. Madron CONVEYANCE IN FEE of the Mansion House and grounds of Lariggan in the Parish of Madron, Catharine Borlase of Lariggan to William Copeland Borlase of Castle Horneck. Two large vellum sheets, small wax seal. 1876. £16.00

  50. Madron CONVEYANCE IN FEE of hereditaments known as Laregan, William Copeland Borlase to Thomas Bedford Bolitho and Richard Bolitho of Mounts Bay Bank. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1887. £12.00

  51. Menheniot APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE in lieu of Tithes in the Parish of Menheniot, in the County of Cornwall. 27pp., folio, printed in columns with Landowner, Occupier, name of field, property etc., cultivation, quantity, rent charge apportioned. Plain paper wraps, cloth spine, sewing coming loose, corner torn from back wrap. 1844. £160.00


  52. Merritt (H.S) NEWLYN HARBOUR View of the harbour at low tide, watercolour and pen and ink, size 11" x 15", framed and glazed, good 1" wide speckled gilt frame, overall size of frame approx. 18" x 22", mount with wash lines. n.d. 1950's? £95.00
    A close up view in subtle dark green and reddish brown tones, with boats and harbour wall with ladder in foreground, and men working.

  53. Moule (T) CORNWALL Steel engraved map, coats of arms and vignette view of Lands End. Size 8" x 10", margins cropped right to decorative borders. Left-hand edge slightly frayed. 1836. £20.00

  54. Mousehole LEASE of number 9 Dumbarton Terrace, James Rowe to Patrick Carolan. Large vellum sheet. 1874. £10.00

  55. Paul CONVEYANCE in fee of part of the Tenement of Bologgus in the parish of Paul, Cornwall, John Curnow, of Paul, gardener, to William Lawrence and others. Large vellum sheet, five wax seals. 1850. £14.00
    Gives numbers of the properties conveyed as shown on the Tithe Apportionment map.

  56. Penzance LEASE of a plot of ground part of Higher Jews Burial Ground part of the Land called Leskinnick, John Rogers of Penrose to Richard Rowe, mason. Vellum sheet 24" x 29", wax seal, small sketch map on verso. 1841. £14.00

  57. Penzance LEASE of a plot of ground at Penlee Street, Leskinnick, James Runnalls to William Green. 3pp., folio, on vellum, with printed map on verso showing streets with numbered plots, house coloured red. 1894. £10.00

  58. Perranarworthal PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Properties which Messrs. Johns & Hocking will offer for Sale by Auction.... Truro, the 29th day of July, 1902. Folio, 6pp., folded. Two large coloured folding plans. 1902. £38.00
    Concerns properties in parishes of Perranarworthal, Kea, Gwennap. Includes tenement of Chycoose, Cusgarne; tenement at Terrandean; Miners' Arms Inn, Higher Bissoe, part of Greenwith, etc. at Perranarworthal.

  59. Rashleigh (Philip) LETTER dated Menabilly 12th Feby. 1806, to Messrs. Goodall & Turner, Merchants, London. 2p (23 lines in a neat hand), 4to, folded, with integral address panel on adjoining leaf and Fowey Postmark. Small hole in blank leaf where seal broken, slight darkening of paper at edges. He says he is pleased that they have sold the oil, that 'Cowling (a ship's Captain) has been safe at Fowy some days, & my Porter is every Bottle safe in my Cellar', and remarks on a new Brewery in the county which is so good that "Ld Falmouth has sent from hence several casks for his own use in London". He then goes on to express his doubts about the new Cabinet of Ministers 'how long such a Medly can last seems very doubtful: I hope the K- has Friends enough among them to keep the Crown upon his Head and the Empire safe from Bonaparte.' He signs himself 'Your most obedient Servant Phil Rashleigh'. 1806. £45.00
    Philip Rashleigh, antiquarian and mineralogist, was M.P. for Fowey from 1765 until 1802. He died in 1811.

  60. Rashleigh (Philip) LETTER dated Menabilly 5th Decr. 1799, to Messrs. Brook Watson & Co. (London). A brief note of 6 lines expressing his concern that the poor harvest in the county will case great distress, and asking the firm to send him, 'in order to make a little relief.... a thousand weight of rice by the Mary, Cowling Master'. Single leaf, 4to, small pieces torn from 2 corners, folds. 1799. £30.00

  61. Redruth COUNTERPART LEASE of a piece of ground formerly part of Cardew Common in Redruth, James Buller to Simon Kneebone. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. Reserves to Buller right to clay, marl and minerals, and to cut down trees, erect engines, stamping mills etc. 1864. £13.00
    The land was part of the Manor of Tolgus.

  62. Restronguet Creek AGREEMENT for sale of Property in Restronguet Creek, A. Richards and J. Lempriere and Carnon Valley Ltd. 4pp., typed, sm. folio, with manuscript sketch plan of creek on waxed cotton, coloured, scale 1/2500, size 13" x 26", scale. Off-setting on first page of text. 1913. £22.00

  63. St. Columb Major LEASE of his moiety of a messuage called Carter's Tenement or the Town Tenement, Samuel Hoblyn of Penhale to his daughters Jane, Mary and Anne. Vellum, 16" x 23", signed by the three daughters with wax seals. 1786. £20.00

  64. St. Ives CONVEYANCE of part of Grist Mills and Premises near the West Bridge in St. Ives, William Richards of St. Ives, Joiner, to Jane Bennett, Widow. Vellum, 23" x 30", wax seal. 1854. £10.00
    Refers to a legacy of John Chellew, Miller.

  65. St. Ives COUNTERPART LEASE of a dwelling house and premises in St. Ives, Samuel Stephens of Tregenna Castle to William Daniell, Tin Dresser. Large vellum sheet, browned due to damp. 1826. £8.00
    Refers to house near the Higher Bridge. Names 3 lives.

  66. St. Ives MORTGAGE of one fifth part of an Annuity and Leasehold Dwelling Houses in St. Ives as a Collateral.... Two large vellum sheets, three wax seals, ink slightly faded. 1855. £12.00
    Part of the Barton of Trenwith, orchard or garden known as Pear Garden, dwelling houses in Gabriel Street.

  67. St. Ives REVERSIONARY LEASE of Dwelling House Shop and premises near the Higher Bridge, St. Ives, Thomas Bolitho of Trewidden to William Trewhella. Vellum, 22" x 29", wax seal. Refers to house 'on the southern side of the street leading towards the Stennack'. 1875. £12.00
    Part of the Manor of Dynas Ia and Porthia.

  68. St. Just MORTGAGE of Boscriggan in the parish of St. Just in Penwith and of an undivided interest in Boscriggan Cliff or Boscriggan and Hendra Cliff.... Rev. F. Tonkin to Rev. J.R. Cornish. 2 large vellum sheets, with schedule listing 28 fields etc. 3 wax seals. 1873. £15.00

  69. Stokeclimsland LEASE of a share in a messuage at North Norton, a field called Manaton Meadow, and a Wood called the Grove, with right of House Boote, Fire Boote and Plough Boote, John Hill of Trenethick to Philippa Deacon, Widow. Vellum, 17" x 25", wax seal. Some slight yellowing of vellum. 1735. £25.00

  70. Watts (Mark) LINES ON THE KEENLY PROSPECTS OF CRENVOR AND WHEAL ABRAHAM MINES. Composed by Mark Watts, Ventonleague, Hayle, November, 1864. Single sheet size 15" x 10", laid on conservation tissue, small tear in left hand margin. 36 verses, in 3 columns, with three crude woodcuts at head, 2 of dolmens and one of men at engine house, etc. J.O. Harris, Printer, Hayle. 1864. £60.00
    Not in Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.
    Tells the history of the mines 'Thousands of tons I'm bold to say\Were brought by mules down to Hayle quay.... William and Robert Kneebone too\For years had got this work to do....'

  71. Wendron DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of Trenithick Wartha in Wendron, Jonathan Hill, Gent., of Wendron to Sr. Richard Vyvyan of Trelowarren. Vellum, 9" x 16", good small armorial wax seal. 1723. £25.00

  72. Wheal Basset, Wheal Uney ORDERS for equipment. 2 pages headed Wheal Basset and 2 pages headed Wheal Uney, 4to, numbered 296-299, presumably taken from a large order book, giving date and detailed description of piece of equipment ordered by that Mine, followed by name of person making the entry (Jonathan Holman, Thomas Harry etc.) 1867. £35.00
    On Oct. 22nd 1867 "8 tram wheels for under ground as the last. 4 14" skip wheels as the last 3" wide"

  73. Wilks (R), Pr WOOLF'S PATENT STEAM ENGINE 'The following Affadavits and Certificates are respectfully submitted to those who are interested in the economical Application of Mechanical Powers, to the Purposes of Mining and Manufactures, as a complete Refutation of every Report to the Prejudice of Woolf's Invention, circulated by Ignorance and Malevolence....' Four Affadavits reporting on experiments, comparing performance of Woolf's engine with Bolton and Watt's, etc., carrying out grinding of corn etc., the latter with names of, among others, Richard Trevithick, Engineer, Henry Harvey, Iron-Founder. 2pp., folio. On verso are calculations in pencil comparing amount of coal used to grind a certain measure of wheat with Woolf's and Bolton & Watts' engines. 1811. £75.00
    For example 'Henry Rumble, employed by Meux, Reids and Co., Brewers, to look after and attend Steam Engines upon their Premises' concluded that the Bolton and Watt engine they erected in place of the Woolf engine 'requires to be worked on the average, daily, from Twenty to Twenty-one Hours, to perform the same work that was done by Mr. Woolf's Engine.... in Seventeen Hours'

    Cornwall Acts

  74. Calstock Estates AN ACT for vesting the settled and other Estates of John Pierson Foote Esquire, in the Parish of Calstock.... in Trustees.... 18pp. 1809. £14.00

  75. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to enable His Majesty to make Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of Their Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same.... Black Letter. Cover leaf + 4pp. 1760. £11.00

  76. Hawkins (Sir Christopher) AN ACT for authorising Surrenders of certain Leases for Lives of Manors and Hereditaments in the County of Cornwall (late the Estate and Property of Sir Christopher Hawkins Baronet, deceased,) by the Tenants for Life in Possession under his Will, and other Persons, and the Acceptance of renewed Leases, with certain Exceptions and Reservations. 10pp. 1843. £14.00

  77. Saint Columb Major A BILL For vesting in His Majesty a certain Part of the Open Commons and Waste Lands, within the Manor or Royalty of Rialton and Retraighe alias Reterth, in the Parish of Saint Columb Major, in the County of Cornwall. Cover leaf + 14pp. 1817. £17.00

  78. Stannary Affidavits A BILL to facilitate the taking of Affidavits and Affirmations in the Court of the Vice-Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall. 2pp. 1834. £10.00

  79. Truro Water AN ACT for better supplying with Water the Borough of Truro.... 12pp. 1869. £10.00

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  80. Cleator PARTICULARS, PLANS and Conditions of Sale of the Freehold Estate called 'Keekle'.... comprising good Private Residence and Grounds, Farm House.... Smith.... 87 acres.... and two fields at Frizington, which will be offered for Sale by Public Auction by Messrs R. & J. Mitchell.... Whitehaven, 19th June, 1919. 5pp., folio, printed wraps, 2 folding coloured plans. Wraps grubby, vertical fold. 1919. £24.00

  81. Kendal ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, linen-backed, wrap with royal arms with mantling. Sheet 19. 1911. £5.00

    Cumberland Acts

  82. Carlisle AN ACT for laying out, paving and keeping in Repair, a Road proper for the Passage of Troops and Carriages from the City of Carlisle to the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne. 39pp., plus cover leaf, black letter. 1751. £14.00

  83. Egremont AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing certain Commons and Waste within the Manor of Egremont, in the County of Cumberland. 43pp. 1777. £22.00

  84. Farlam AN ACT for Dividing, allotting, and inclosing the several Moors, Commons, and Waste Grounds lying within the Manor of Farham, in the County of Cumberland. 27pp, slight staining to top margins. 1777. £22.00

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  85. Derbyshire FOUR ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, linen backed, silk-edged, folding to 4to, covering Stanley Moor and Axe Edge Moor, Furness Vale and Chinley, Middleton,Burbage and Goytsclough. Paper grubby, some ink and pencil annotations. Second edition, 1899. £22.00


  86. Derbyshire VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES in the Parishes of St. Alkmund's, All Saints, St. Werburgh's, in Derby and Chaddesden, Spondon, Ballidon.... to be Sold by Auction.... in Derby on Tuesday the 21st day of October, 1856. 5pp, sm. folio, including detailed schedules, with 2 large folding hand-coloured plans. 1856. £38.00
    Includes the 'Derwent Foundry' in Derby, 'containing 4,200 square yards, or thereabouts, having a frontage of 130 ft. to Exeter place, 216 feet to Exeter street, with an extensive canal and river wharfage.' Plans show variously the Foundry, Navigation Brewery, Mill Hill Lead Works, Derby Canal, River Derwent, etc.

    Derbyshire Acts

  87. Northwingfield AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Stretton.... 18pp., docket title. 1777. £22.00

  88. Shirland AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Commons.... within the Manor of Shirland... 19pp., docket title. 1777. £22.00

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  89. Bacon's PLAN OF PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT Stonehouse, etc. Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1890. £12.00

  90. Barnstaple CONVEYANCE of one thirty fifth part or share in the Assembly Rooms site in Boutport Street, Revd. John Dene to Henry Dene. Vellum, 17" x 26", small wax seal. 1856. £12.00

  91. Braunton ASSIGNMENT of part of a third part of an Allotment in Braunton Salt Marsh.... John Hunt to Edward Harris. Velllum, two wax seals. 1835. £12.00

  92. Church Stanton ABSTRACT OF TITLE to premises at Church Stanton. 7 pages, large folio, written on one side only, sewn at corner and folded. Quotes indentures from 1814 to 1862, owners being the Chinn and, later, Greenslade families. 1863. £20.00

  93. Collumpton EXAMINATION of Phillip Perram touching his Legall place of Settlement. In MS on single sm folio sheet, signed by Justice and Perram. 1803. £16.00
    Perram had been born in Collumpton and apprenticed there by the Churchwardens.

  94. Coryton DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of messuage at Coryton known at Foord Fenton, with gardens, orchards etc., Thomas Sherwill of Stonehouse to Thomas Stert of Maristow. Vellum, 10" x 15", some greyish damp spotting, mainly on verso. Good decorative calligraphic initial letter, lacks wax seal from tag. 1655. £28.00
    Names previous owners.

  95. Cullum, General Printing-Office, Exeter TO JONAS DENNIS Of Nobody knows where Nor does any body Care. Political broadside in the form of a letter to the 'Rev. Sir' from 'Justitia'. Size 15" x 9", seven closely printed paragraphs, replying to his attack on Mr. Buller. Top left-hand corner torn away, approx. 3" down side and 1" along top edge, with loss of first word of title (which seems to have been 'TO'). July 8th, 1830. £24.00
    'I would ask why the Third Candidate' you promised to the Electors of Exeter is not forthcoming? Mr. Buller's friends are already walking over the ground, and you, 'free-born' Jonas, doing just as much as if you were 'in the whale's belly'.

  96. Dartmouth REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY of the Borough of Dartmouth. 3pp, with a folding Plan of Town, coloured in outline, by R.K. Dawson, two plans, one scale 4" to 1 mile and a small one 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

  97. Dawlish WATERCOLOUR Amateur watercolour of cliff with railway tunnel, jetty with small boats on beach. Size 9" x 11", mounted on thin paper with title 'Dawlish. The Railway Tunnel and Rocks', bottom part of date cropped, probably 1871. £18.00

  98. Exeter TO THE RATEPAYERS OF THE EAST WARD Vote for Mr. Lee. Political broadside signed 'Common Sense', issued by supporters of the Rev. Mr. Lee in response to 'two hand bills issued by the supporters of Mr. Lawless.... attacking the Rev. Mr. Lee in a scurrilous manner'. Size 17" x 11", single fold, printed on one side only.... together with.... Broadside reply, printed by Chas. Josland, North Bridge, attacking Mr. Lee as a Puseyite 'who consorts with Puseyites, preaches and writes Puseyism.... the Puseyites notoriously mean to get into all the civil offices they can.... Vote for Lawless!' October 1864. £40.00
    The election appears to have been for a Guardian of the Poor.

  99. Horwood ASSIGNMENT of premises at Loveacott, John Geaton, of Horwood, Tailor, to Nicholas Glass of Newton Tracy, Yeoman. On paper, 21" x 30", wax seals. Slight wear at some folds. 1847. £12.00

  100. Littleham and Exmouth LEASE of a house and garden Lord Rolle of Stenenstone to Anne Beavis. Vellum, 24" x 30", signed Rolle with wax seal. Small plan in margin, Agreement on 1 sm. folio sheet of paper, dated 1851, attached. 1831. £13.00
    Names John Sprague and Eliza Carder as 'Lives'.

  101. Marwood BOND OF INDEMNITY of William Arundell Yeo of Fremington House to James Harris of Viveham. Vellum, 18" x 29", wax seal. Refers to tenements of Clowe and Collacott in Marwood. 1843. £12.00

  102. Marwood CONVEYANCE of a piece of land formerly part of Middle Marwood Common, William Thorne to Henry Wybron. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1862. £10.00

  103. Miltown, Marwood, Devon AUCTION POSTER. Advertising Sale of 'Freehold Farm, Accommodation Lands, Cottages, &c. (Situate at Milton, Marwood). Lists 6 Lots with brief schedules. Size approx. 30" x 20". Folded, couple of short tears at margins. 1916. £13.00

  104. Moule (T) DEVON Steel engraved map, coats of arms and vignette view of Guildhall Exeter. Size 8" x 10", margins cropped to decorative borders. 1836. £20.00

  105. Newport, Barnstaple CONVEYANCE of a piece of ground in Cyprus Terrace, Mary Harding & others to Zacariah Steer. On vellum, 3pp folio, with coloured sketch plan size 8" x 7" in text. 1895. £10.00

  106. Newton Cricket Club SCORING BOOK for Newton Nomads. Completed in pencil, 1922-32. 'Sports Trader' Series, 8vo, covers loose. 1922-32. £8.00

  107. Nicholls Mathews & Co., Tavistock TRAM WAGGON Engineer's drawing in ink and blue wash, scale 1" to 1ft. On Whatman paper size 21" x 27", shows four drawings, Elevation, End, Plan, Underside. With manuscript notes in pencil and ink, including one noting 'this view sent to Capt. Philips March 18th 1884'., one signed JM Sept. 24th 1885. Paper rather worn at edge in parts, one inch wide strip torn from one edge down 8". numerous pencil calculations on verso. c1885. £75.00

  108. Offwell PARTICULARS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of an Excellent Country Residence known as 'The Rectory'.... With Gardens, Pleasure Grounds.... and also of the Glebe Lands, comprising Six Fields of Valuable Watered Meadow, Pasture and Arable Lands.... Two Cottages, Gardens and an Orchard.... Offered for Sale.... on Saturday the 6th day of October, 1923.... 6pp, folio, folded, large cold. folding plan. 1923. £20.00

  109. Parracombe MORTGAGE of two houses in Parracombe, with Common of Pasture upon Parracombe Common for fifty sheep and one horse or Beast, with three days cut of Turf and Furze yearly, Humphrey Barwick, Glazier, to John Perrin of Berrynarbor, Clerk. Vellum, 20" x 28", vellum slightly yellowed in parts. 1800. £16.00

  110. Phillimore (G.G) RETURN to an Order of The House of Commons dated 26 July 1905, comprising The Reports made to the Charity Commissioners.... Parish of Berry Pomeroy. 6pp, sm. folio. Comprises report of 1822 on Bound's Gift, Digest 1865-7, Report on Bound's Charity and School, with Table. 1911. £10.00

  111. Photocrom Co. BARNSTAPLE, VIEW SOUVENIR 6 photographic views, tipped-in, view size 3" x 7", decorative paper wraps, silk tie, in original envelope for posting. c1910. £8.00

  112. Plymouth BILL OF LADING for wheat and beans, shipped on board the Young Mary now at Maldon, destined for Plymouth, to Messrs Fox & Son. Size 5" x 10", small vignette of ship, stab hole. 1856. £9.00

  113. Plymouth THE ROYAL ALBUM OF VIEWS OF PLYMOUTH and Neighbourhood. 27 photolitho views on extending strip, sm. 4to, gilt decorative boards, views mostly two to a page, some full or double page. c1880. £20.00
    Views include the various barracks, Barbican, Eddystone Lighthouse, Biological Institue, etc.

  114. Plymouth TRINITY CHURCH Appeal for more funds to erect 'a Church for the particular benefit of the Maritime population'. With list of recent subscribers and sums they gave. 1p, 8vo, blank adjoining leaf.... together with.... AN APPEAL for the Erection of a Church in the District of St. Mary's, Devonport. 3p., 4to, with woodcut of a church. Describes the terrible conditions in the district '46 Public Houses; 34 notorious houses..... in one there were found 111 souls....' With a manuscript note on verso from Thomas Childs, Incumbent, appealing for funds. Two items. 1840 and 1849. £26.00

  115. River Plym PENCIL DRAWING titled 'Plym bridge'. On thick paper, size 10" x 14". A very fine, detailed drawing, covering the whole area of the paper, showing the track leading over the bridge, with four arches visible, a fence to the left of the bridge, overhanging trees in foreground and woods on far bank. c1806. £65.00

  116. Rowe (G) Cheltenham, Pub. LYNMOUTH - DEVON Lithograph with later hand-colouring. Engraved surface aprox. 6" x 10". c1835. £18.00

  117. Royal Albert Memorial Museum CATALOGUE of the Coronation Exhibition of City Archives, and other material illustrating Exeter's History.... 8vo pamphlet, 35pp., illusts. Ex. Lib. 1953. £10.00

  118. Shute LEASE FOR A YEAR of a parcel of ground on which Henry Smith deceased erected a Linhay, and land called Bulkhayne, in Shute, William Patterson, Soapboiler, and others to Francis Anning. Vellum, 12" x 24", 3 wax seals, slight yellowing. 1784. £12.00

  119. St. Mary Church LEASE FOR A YEAR of two fields with their appurtenances called Great Park and Pease Land in the parish of Saint Mary Cburch and Manor of Kingscarsewell, Edward Fox of Brixham, Sail-Maker to Samuel Fox, Mariner. Vellum, 13" x 21", two wax seals. 1789. £17.00

  120. Stewart (W), Pub. VIEWS OF NORTH DEVON 23 vignette views, cloth boards, decorative gilt title, corners slightly rubbed, overall size 6" x 10", size of views ranging from 3" x 4" to 4" x 6", plus margins. First three views rather foxed, a few of the other views with some minor foxing spots in margin. Printed title page. c £80.00
    The views are published by Banfield. Artists include William Willis, T. Martin, W. Gauci.

  121. Tawstock ASSIGNMENT by way of Gift of Messuages in Tawstock. James Somer of Lewanick and Henry Sturt of Critchel House, Dorset, to Henry Somer, of Tawstock. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seals, some spotting on one sheet. 1836. £10.00
    Refers to lands called Taddy Park, Clay Park, Stable Way, Higher Mill etc., part of the Manor of Heale.

  122. Torquay LETTER from Edward Vivian, secretary of Torquay Horticultural Society to Sir Lawrence Vaughan Palk, saying that the Society would like to obtain some land for Public Gardens and for a building for their exhibitions. They would like to know if he would grant them 'Mr Garrow's water meadows.... at a nominal rent'. The land would be laid out in walks and shrubberies and will also be available to the public for payment of a small subscription. 3p, 4to., posted to an address in Paris, integral address panel and small wax seal. 21st Feb. 1844. £24.00

  123. Torre Abbey FORESTERS' FETE AT TORRE ABBEY August 2nd, 1869. Single 4to sheet, printed on one side only, giving the history of the Abbey. By R. Dymond. Heading in decorative type-face. Tipped on to thin coloured paper. 1869. £18.00

  124. Warkleigh DRAFT LEASE of a tenement called Broadmoor in Warkleigh, John Sydenham of Bickleigh to John Passmore of Kings Nympton. 9p folio, plus printed sheet listing 22 conditions, completed and signed. 1831. £10.00

  125. Woolmer, Exeter, Pr. EXETER ELECTION 1820 Sir W.T. Pole, Bart. From the distinguished respectablity of the Gentlemen who voted for Sir T.W. Pole, Bart, at the late Election, it has been considered requisite to publish their Names.... Folio sheet listing names of voters alphabetically, with their profession, in four columns, printed on one side only. 'Gothic' type heading with coat of arms. 1820. £30.00

    Devon Acts

  126. Barnstaple Elections AN ACT to indemnify Persons who shall give Evidence before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal on the Bill for preventing Bribery and Corruption at the Election of members to serve in Parliament for the Borough of Barnstaple, in the County of Devon. 2pp, small portion torn from top margin. 1819. £12.00

  127. Dartmouth Harbour AN ACT for the construction of a Quay and other works within the Harbour of Dartmouth for amending the Dartmouth Harbour Orders 1863 and 1870.... 21pp. Last leaf loose. 1882. £14.00

  128. Dawlish and Kenton AN ACT to confirm an Order of the Local Government Board under the provisions of the Divided Parishes and Poor Law Amendment Act, 1876, as amended and extended by the Poor Law Act, 1879, and the Divided Parishes and Poor Law Amendment Act, 1882, relating to the Parishes of Dawlish and Kenton. 3pp. 1884. £8.00

  129. Devon and Somerset Railway Company AN ACT for enabling the Devon and Somerset Railway Company to take lands, to raise additional capital.... 9pp. Some dustmarking on first page. 1874. £16.00

  130. Divorce of Exeter Merchant AN ACT to dissolve the Marriage of George Christopher Degen with Catherine Furlong, due to her adultery with John Baptiste Larraguy.... 4pp., a few tears and some browning at edges. 1778. £20.00

  131. Exeter Roads AN ACT for amending several Roads leading from the City of Exeter. 44pp., black letter, woodcut initial letter with angels, etc., some off-setting. 1753. £18.00

  132. Exeter Teign Valley and Chagford Railway Company AN ACT to authorise the Exeter Teign Valley and Chagford Railway Company to construct Deviation Railways to revive the powers and further extend the time limited for the completion of their authorised railway.... 10pp. 1898. £11.00

  133. Honiton Roads AN ACT to repeal an Act for making, widening, repairing, and maintaining certain Roads leading to and from the Town of Honiton.... 14pp. 1855. £11.00

  134. Honiton AN ACT For making, widening, repairing and maintaining certain Roads leading to and from the town of Honiton....47pp. 1822. £12.00

  135. Lynmouth AN ACT to confirm certain Provisional orders made by the Board of Trade under the General Pier and Harbour Act, 1861 relating to Aldborough and Lynmouth. 32pp. 1872. £10.00

  136. Morwell Down AN ACT for Inclosing Morwell Down in the Parish of Tavistock in the County of Devon. 25pp. 1828. £16.00

  137. Plymouth Land AN ACT to enable His Majesty to grant certain Parcels of Land, situate between Great Prince Rock and the Village of Crab Tree, called Tothill Bay, and Lipson Bay, near to the Borough of Plymouth in the County of Devon, to certain Persons therein named, for the Purpose of embanking and Preserving the same from the sea. 27pp. 1802. £16.00

  138. Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport Tramways Company AN ACT to authorise the Plymouth, Stonehouse, and Devonport Tramways Company to construct additional Tramways in the parish of Stoke Damarel.... 12pp. 1874. £12.00

  139. Plympton Saint Mary AN ACT for enabling His Majesty to grant a certain Creek, called Chelson Bay, otherwise Shilton Bay, in or near the Parish of Plympton Saint Mary, in the County of Devon; and for vesting the same, for a valuable Consideration, in the Right Honourable John Lord Boringdon, and His Heirs. 3pp. 1805. £12.00

  140. Powderham AN ACT for authorizing the raising, by Mortgage of the Estates devised by the Will of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Devon, a limited Sum of Money.... for the Repair and Restoration of the Castle of Powderham, and the Buildings belonging thereto.... 27pp. 1842. £18.00

  141. Railways AN ACT to enable Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the War Department to lay down and use a Tramway or temporary Railway across certain public Roads in the County of Devon. 2pp. 1865. £8.00
    Refers to Egg Buckland, St. Budeaux, Tamerton Foliot.

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  142. Bournemouth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet 141. Ellis Martin cover with map reading cyclist. Linen-backed. 1926. £4.00

  143. Canford Magna WATERCOLOUR depicting Merly House in the Middle distance, surrounding parkland. Size 7" x 10", pasted on thin card mount, titled in pencil on mount 'Merly - 7/73. Wimborne'. 1873. £36.00
    An attractive watercolour of good amateur quality.

  144. Chardstock AGREEMENT for a Lease of messuage and land at Alson, John Stevens of Axminster to Philip Griffith of Lyme Regis. 3p, folio, including 12-line schedule. 2 splits at folds, outer sheet dusty. 1853. £8.00

  145. East Burton and Wool PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Sporting and Agricultural Estate including East Burton Dairy and Brookhill Farm.... Trout and Salmon Fishing in the Frome.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 21st September, 1929. Folio, 22pp., large folding plan loosely inserted. 1929. £24.00

  146. Gillingham MANUSCRIPT NOTE signed by Tho. Simmons at Gillingham, 11th January 1696, to a Mr. Pell, saying that the porter has been at his house to quorne him to Court but 'my bussines fits contrary' and he can't come, but will stand stand by what Pell does and 'pay my shott'. On slip of paper 4" x 7", laid down on album leaf. 1696. £18.00
    Apparently found with other items relating to Salisbury. Possibly refers to a magistrates court.

  147. Lytchet Minster BOOKSELLER'S BILL for 4 books for Lytchet Minster Church, The Honble. W.F.S Ponsonby Esq. for Revd. W. Bartlett, Bt. of Mr. Low. Plain 4to sheet, folded. Aug. 11th. 1835. £8.00
    Includes '1 Altar Service book bound in Purple Calf Roy. 4to. & gilt edges... 2.10s.'

  148. Mabel Lucie Attwell POSTCARD Here's Lots of Good Luck from Bournemouth. Shows four views of postboy carrying black cat in basket. Written in pencil but not used. n.d. £8.00

  149. Milborn Port ACCOUNT of W. Hillier of 'the Royal Oak Milbourn', to the Hon. W. Ponsonby listing drinks, dinners, etc for various groups of people from Sept. 30th - Oct. 11th e.g. 'Mr Rutter with 2 Coaches... 1.1.6..... Shaftesbury Party grogs etc.... 15s.6d.... Mr. Ponsonby's servant and 2 Post Boys... 2s.' 3p., size 17" x 6".... together with 2 bills to Ponsonby from J. Penny of Sherborne, Dorchester & Taunton Journal for journals etc, bill from Smith's Fly Waggons to Mr. Hartley for passengers from Southampton to Wimborn, Coal merchants bill to Ponsonby 1863 for 'Forest Coal' etc. c1838. £25.00

  150. Montague (Ja.) THE DEFENDANT'S CASE. HENRY HAYWARD Executor of John Hayward, Defendant. Dame Mary Kinsey, Widow, Plaintiff. In a Writ of Error upon a Judgment of the King's Bench, Reversing a Judgment in the Common Pleas. To be heard at the Bar of the House of Lords on Wednesday the 29th of April 1702. Single printed sheet, size 14" x 11", folds, title on verso. Gives a summary of 'The Case upon the Record.... ' Small British Library stamp on verso, with red 'Discard' stamp. Contemporary MS note at foot of page "Note the Court of Common. Pleas was not unanimous in giveing their Judgment." [London? 1702] £75.00
    Not in Mayo's Bibliotheca Dorsetiensis.
    Concerns a writ by Sir Thomas Kinsey "directed to the Sheriff of Dorset, commanding him to attach the said Henry, to answer.... Why he broke his Close with Force and Arms in Dorsetshire".

  151. Sherborne WILL of George Digby Wingfield Digby. Draft on 8p. folio, folded, pages loose, lacking tie at top corner. 1878. £12.00
    Refers to land at Malvern, plate & furniture at Sherborne, bequest to Yeatman Memorial Hospital etc.

  152. Sherborne, Long Street AUCTION POSTER Mr. Thomas Farrall Has been instructed to Sell by Auction at the Black Horse Hotel on Tuesday, October 25, 1892.... Five Freehold Cottages Situate in the Higher Part of Long Street, in the respective occupation of Messrs. Parsons, Bishop, Noake and Miss Hebditch.... Size 22" x 17", folded. 1892. £14.00

  153. Tatchell (Leonard), Swanage CABINETS AND APPARATUS for the Use of Entomologist, Ornitholigists, Botanists, etc. Price List, 24pp. 8vo, illusts., staples rusty and 1 gathering loose. c1920 or earlier. £14.00
    Lists many specimens of butterflies and moths available.

  154. Thorncombe CATALOGUE OF 307 TIMBER TREES standing on the 'Chaffeigh Estate'.... Mr Henry Hext has received instructions... to sell by Auction at the Golden Lion Inn, Thorncombe, on Thursday, November 28th, 1895. Thin card brochure, fold, 3pp., listing 74 Lots of trees. 1895. £8.00

  155. Thorncombe CONVEYANCE of the equity of redemption of a leasehold estate, part of the Manor of Maulden. Wm. Cranton, of St. Giles, Middlesex, Coachwheel maker, and others, to George Trenchard, of Thorncombe, Clothier. 2 vellum sheets, 23" x 30", 6 wax seals. Slight browning of vellum in parts. 25th May, 1776. £18.00

  156. Walker (J) & (C) DORSETSHIRE. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing boundaries of boroughs, reference table with Divisions, Hundreds, Liberties etc., dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, blindstamped cloth boards, cloth split at hinge. c1840. £22.00

  157. Weymouth AN OLD BALLADSINGER AT WEYMOUTH Pencil drawing on card, size 7" x 7", showing a man with a stick and strange cap looking out to sea, holding what appears to be a printed paper in one hand, stick in the other. Titled as above in ink and dated 1819. £20.00

  158. Weymouth BILL OF LADING for Wheat shipped by R. Damen on board the Arrow of Jersy, now at Weymouth, to be delivered to Plymouth, to Fox & Son. Printed with MS inserts, size 6" x 10", stab hole. 1860. £9.00

  159. Weymouth LIST OF PROPERTIES Belonging to the Corporation. 16pp., 4to, printed in columns with Property, Lessee, Term of Lease etc.... together with.... Large coloured folding plan, 'Weymouth Bay Estate, Proposed Plan of Layout. Issued November 1926.' Size 18" x 33". 1925 & 1926. £28.00

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  160. Durham City, New Cassop ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XXVII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", linen-backed, area down right hand side of map coloured geologically and lines with fathom depths 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. £38.00

  161. Hobson (William Colling) THIS MAP OF THE COUNTY PALATINE OF DURHAM is most respectfully dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy, Gentry, &c, &c. Large engraved map, hand-coloured in hundreds. Scale three-quarters of an inch to 1 mile. Overall engraved surface approx. 31" x 39", plus margins, on single sheet, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to roy. 8vo, contained in contemporary full morocco box, in the form of a book, spine gilt tooled, very slightly rubbed to edges. Small amount of off-setting. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. 1840. £195.00

  162. Durham AN ACT for making Provisions for the good Government and Extension of the University of Durham. 4pp. 1861. £10.00

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  163. Barking, Maldon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet I. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", mounted on linen and folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Foxing on seven sections bottom right. Printed from an electrotype. Circa 1860. £26.00

  164. Bocking ACCOUNT BOOK 4to cash book, full reversed calf, Bramah lock. 106 double pages of accounts showing debit with credit on facing page, possibly for a farmer or miller in the Bocking area. Includes 'Bean Account', 'Bocking Malting', 'Bocking Coal Yard', 'Barley Mill', 'Oats Account', 'Toppings Mill', 'Heybridge Malting', ''Hog Accounts'. With alphabetical index. There are 20 double pages of 'W.R's' 'House accounts' (Ridley?), listing sums for firing, travelling, clothing, rates etc, plus accounts for various estates such as Knollys and Rookes (Reading), Crowthorne. Some slight waterstaining on a few leaves at end. 1839-1872. £55.00

  165. Bradwell Marshes ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LVI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. One field shaded. Over three-quarters of the map is sea or Flats. 1880. £16.00

  166. Cruchley's RAILWAY AND STATION MAP OF ESSEX Showing all the Railways and Names of Stations, also the Turnpike Roads.... Folding hand-coloured map, linen-backed, size 19" x 22", folding into 12mo cloth boards, gilt title. Slight cockling of paper in blank section glued to boards, feint blue crayon line of railway drawn from Southend to Southminster. c1870. £25.00

  167. Halstead PROBATE of the will of Mary Davey of Halstead. Vellum, size 21" x 26", smaller printed certificate attached, large papered seal. 1868. £10.00
    Leaves two cottages at the Wash to her children.

  168. Harlow ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XLI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, some fields around Parndon shaded pink. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1881. £30.00
    Covers Magdalen Law, Little Parndon, Sheering.

  169. Ingatestone, Stock ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1881. £30.00

  170. Shoeburyness ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXIX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some fields along coast and some large areas of the sands colour-washed. Slight browning of linen at folds. 1880. £28.00

  171. Wyld (J), Pub. A TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX Constructed from the Trigonometrical Survey made by Order of the Board of Ordnance. Hand-coloured engraved map, compass rose, coloured border. Scale 2 miles = 1". Size 25" x 34", good plate-mark, mounted on linen and folding into rubbed marbled endpapers, inserted in cloth slip case, rubbed at edges, label worn. Map has several pinholes around margin, a few in border, and some rusty, a few small rust spots on map surface. c1840. £45.00

    Essex Acts

  172. Bocking AN ACT for discharging divers Lands, Estates and Hereditaments, devised by the Will of Thomas Ruggles, Esquire, deceased, from the Uses and Trusts of the said Will, and for settling other Lands and Tenements.... 11p. 1761. £17.00
    Refers to farms called Redhouse, Greathouse, and Rectory of Balchamp.

  173. Chelmsford AN ACT for rebuilding the Common Gaol of the County of Essex. 9pp., plus cover leaf. 1770. £15.00

  174. Walthamstow AN ACT to Enable Joseph Fell, Esquire, to make a Lease of a Farm and Lands at Walthamstowe, in the County of Essex, for a Term of Ninety-nine Years. 3pp., decorative initial letter. 1762. £16.00

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  175. Brooke (F.J) Printer, Gloucester ALBUM of 12 photographic views of Gloucester on extending strip, folding into gilt boards, size 4" x 6". c1890. £6.00

  176. Cheltenham Auction PARTICULARS OF SALE OF A DETACHED FAMILY RESIDENCE Known as Sandford Lodge, Thirlestaine Road. Which will be Submitted to Public Competition by Engall, Sanders & Co. At the Cheltenham Auction Mart, No 1, Promenade, On Tuesday, June 13th, 1893. Folio, 3pp, folded. 1893. £12.00

  177. Cheltenham Auction PARTICULARS OF THE FREEHOLD RESIDENCE Distinguished as Hillside Hatherley Road, To be Sold by Public Auction by Engall, Sanders & Co. At the Cheltenham Auction Mart, on Thursday, September 29, 1892. Folio, 3pp, folded. 1893. £12.00

  178. Cheltenham Business Premises PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Business Premises known as Columbia House, situate in Winchcomb Street, Cheltenham. Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Engall, Sanders & Co. At the Cheltenham Auction Mart, On Thursday, the 15th Day of June, 1871. Folio, 3pp, with the `Memorandum of Agreement' completed and signed with stamp. 1871. £10.00


  179. Coxe (Cha.) THE RESPONDENTS CASE To be Heard on Tuesday 11th March. The Case of John Ball, Appellant, Nathaniel Ridler, Executor of Thomas Ridler, Respondent. Single sheet, 17" x 13", printed on one side only, folds, title on verso, setting out the history of the case from 1693 to 1700. Small green stamp of British Library on verso, together with red 'Discard' stamp. [London? 1701] £90.00
    Not in Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucsershire Literature, or Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection.
    John Ball, heir to his grandfather John Wood who had been Factor to Thomas and Walter Ridler "considerable Clothiers in Gloucestershire", pretended that John Wood had died without assets, and presented false accounts in order to avoid payment of a debt.

  180. Dymock PROBATE of the will of Thomas Onions of Ryton, yeoman. Vellum, size 20" x 23", printed certificate and large papered seal attached. 1874. £8.00

  181. English Bicknor ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Representatives of the late Mr Morse to a Blacksmith's Shop situate in English Bicknor. 8p folio, details title from 1792 to 1827. 1829. £17.00

  182. Frampton upon Severn WILL of John Hieron of Frampton, 1776. 2p, folio, attested copy taken in 1787. Leaves his estate at Frampton 'lately purchased of Thomas Loveday of Painswick' to his three sons. 1787. £16.00
    Also refers to 'one acre of land in the Nassfield'.

  183. Harford (near Bourton on the Water) ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Four Maps, Sheet Nos. XXVIII.11 (Folly Farm, Camp Farm); XXVIII.12 (Lansdown, Slaughter Farm); XVIII.7 (Lower Harford); XVIII.16 (Coldpark Farm, Fox Farm). Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 25 miles to 1". One or two areas shaded in pink wash. Second editions, 1902. £22.00

  184. Leaford ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between Thomas Morse of Hereford, Druggist, and James Yound of Didbrook, Butcher, for the sale of a cottage and outbuildings at Leabrook for 200 guineas. 2p, sm. folio, folded. 1837. £8.00

  185. Mechanics' Institution, Cirencester A LECTURE will be delivered by Mr. J. Simpson, (Librarian of the Islington Literary & Scientific Society) at the Hall, in Thomas-Street, On Thursday, March 17, 1853, at Eight o'clock, on The Life, Character, & Times of Henry VIII. Broadsheet, 11" x 9", attractively printed with titles in large typefaces. Gives 'Syllabus' of lecture, Admission details, etc. Edwin Baily, Cirencester, 1853. £20.00

  186. Norberry of Winterbourne, Grocer APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE binding Joseph Walders of Abbots Leigh, Somerset to William Norberry. Vellum, 10" x 14", folds, MS inserts, 3 small wax seals. 1884. £13.00

  187. Rowe (G) PLOUGH HOTEL, CHELTENHAM. Tinted lithograph, engraved view area approx. 6" x 10", plus margins, neatly mounted in a double mount. Drawn, Printed & Published by G. Rowe, Teacher of Drawing, Cheltenham. (1840) £56.00 -- See Illustration

  188. Rowe (G) THE PROMENADE, CHELTENHAM. Tinted lithograph, engraved view area approx. 6" x 10", plus margins, neatly mounted in a double mount, bottom right hand corner of margin spotty, neat repir to short tear in plate. Drawn, Printed & Published by Geo. Rowe, Exeter House, Cheltenham. (1840) £52.00 -- See Illustration

  189. Shenton (T) Pr. POSTER advertising Mr. Fisher's Benefit, at the Theatre Royal Cheltenham, on Thursday, October 26, 1826 'on which occasion.... his sister Miss Clara Fisher.... will make her Last Appearance in an entirely new Piece called the Ten Mowbrays, in which she will Personate Ten Different Characters!!!'. Size 17" x 7", two small repairs at top edge where paper inserted into tears. Print on large black letters rather grainy. Cheltenham: 1826. £50.00
    Includes the 'melo Dramatic Spectacle 'The Wild Man of the Woods'.

  190. Slimbridge EXCHANGE of lands in Slimbridge, The Rt. Honoble. The Earl of Berkeley, of Berkeley Castle, and William Davis the younger, of Slimbridge. Vellum, 19" x 15", large engraved heading with lion and unicorn etc. 1" square of vellum snipped from bottom right corner, in margin. Unsigned. Light waterstain in top corner. 1740. £26.00
    Refers to land called Grainsborough, Longaston, Broad Ground.

  191. Slimbridge FEOFFMENT of land in a field called Southworthie in Slimbridge, Giles Hieron of Frampton on Severn, Shoemaker, and Mary his wife, to John Jeoffries of Slimbridge, Labourer. Vellum, 21" x 27", signed with the mark of Giles and Mary, with wax seals, large calligraphic initial letter. 1717. £30.00

  192. Slimbridge PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate Known as Kingston Farm, with Good Farm House & Buildings, Four Cottages, 116 Acres.... and Orcharding.... close to some of the best meets of Lord Fitzhardinge's Hounds.... to Be Sold by Auction.... 28th June, 1884. 4pp., folio, folded, large hand-coloured folding plan loosely inserted. 1884. £36.00

  193. Stevens (Tim) GLOUCESTERSHIRE LAND-TAX CONTRACTS. Single sheet, printed on one side only, with statement by Timothy Stevens refuting an accusation by Sir T.C Boevey that he had mishandled the signing of 211 Land Tax Contracts. Size approx. 13" x 8". Folded, short tear, with cellotape to verso, not affecting legibility. Printed by J. Wood, Herald Office, Glocester: 1811. £25.00
    Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection or Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature.

  194. Tewkesbury Chapel POSTER. Re-Opening of The Independent Chapel, Tewkesbury. On Sunday, Dec. 16, 1838. Two Sermons will be Preached in the above Chapel by the Rev. John Sibree.... Special Religios Services.... Size overall, 15" x 10", printed on one side only, folded, couple of short splits to margins. Printed at the Atlas Press, by I. Jenner, Tewkesbury. (1838) £24.00

  195. Toddington ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Residential |Agricultural & Sporting Property The Toddington Estate Cheltenham extending in all to about 4,472 acres.... for Sale by Auction.... the 21st day of November, 1935.... Large 4to, 60pp., 13 photographic plates of exterior and interior of the Manor, the village etc., some with 2 views to a page, very large coloured folding plan and 2 small inset plans in pocket at rear. Front wrap spotty. 1935. £70.00
    With historical notes, detailed schedules giving tenants names etc.

  196. Westley's MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF CHELTENHAM Coloured map, size approx. 20" x 25" plus margins, scale 2 miles to 1", folding into cloth boards. c1880. £20.00

    Gloucestershire Acts

  197. Avening AN ACT for Sale of the Estate late of Edmund Pleydell, Esquire.... pursuant to an Agreement entered into for that Purpose.... 7pp. Waterstaining at edges, stitching loose, secured with small staples. 1751. £20.00

  198. Cheltenham Inclosure AN ACT for amending an Act.... intituled An Act for inclosing Lands in the Tithings of Arle and Arleston otherwise Allstone in the Parish of Cheltenham.... and for discharging from Tithes Lands in the said Tithings. 4pp. 1834. £10.00

  199. Didmarton and Oldbury-on-the-Hill AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Manors and Parishes of Didmarton and Oldbury-on-the-Hill.... 18pp. 1829. £17.00

  200. Forest of Dean Constable AN ACT for vesting the Office of Constable of the Castle of Saint Briavel's in the First Commissioner of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings; and for vesting the Office of Keeper of the Forest of Dean in the County of Gloucester in the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings. 2pp. 1836. £16.00

  201. Severn Bridge and Forest of Dean Railway AN ACT to authorise an extention of time to the Severn Bridge and Forest of Dean Central Railway Company for completing their Undertaking. 2pp, portion torn from inner margin. 1884. £8.00

  202. Tewkesbury Roads AN ACT for repairing the Roads into and from the Town of Tewkesbury in the County of Gloucester. 42pp. 1818. £12.00

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

  204. Thames and Severn Canal Navigation AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors.... to borrow a further Sum of Money to complete the said Navigation. 6pp., black letter, plus cover leaf, attractive woodcut floral headpiece. 1791. £14.00

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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight

  205. Alverstoke ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of the Very Valuable and Extensive Freehold Residential & Building Estate known as The Grove, Gosport To be offered by Auction by Messrs. King and King.... On Tuesday, July 30th, 1912. 4to, 2 illusts, coloured folding plan in pocket, 8pp, original wraps, few short tears to margins. 1912. £20.00

  206. Avington Park Estate PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the outlying portions of the Avington Park Estate comprising the compact Freehold & Residential Agricultural Property known as "Barley Down" House.... to be sold by Auction.... at the George Hotel - Winchester, On Monday, 22nd March, 1926. Folio, 2 illusts, coloured folding plan, 12pp, original wraps, occasional spotting. 1926. £18.00

  207. Fareham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Brook Farm.... "Summerleigh".... Deceased Owner's Residence "Hazelgrove," West Street.... Private Dwelling House 3, East Street, Business Properties West Street... Extensive Coach-Factory and Motor Garage.... Which Mr Frank Penney, Penney & Clark Will Sell by Auction.... At the Red Lion Hotel, Fareham.... On Monday, Sept. 25th, 1911. Folio, 6 coloured folding plan, 10pp, original wraps. 1911. £22.00

  208. Gosport PARTICULARS, CONDITIONS AND PLAN OF SALE of Freehold Properties and Land Comprising:- The Railway Tavern, 6 Station Approach.... Properties in Cleveland Rd, Bemister's Lane and Lavinia Rd Alverstoke. Which Messrs. Paine & Marsh Will submit to Public Auction.... At the "India Arms" Hotel, High St,. Gosport. On Thursady, April 5th, 1906. Folio, coloured folding plan, 10pp, original wraps, creased where once folded. 1906. £18.00

  209. Kempshott & Dummer Estate PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Attractive and Historical Freehold Residential and Historical Freehold Residential, Sporting & Agricultural Property known as the Kempshott and Dummer Estate, Comprising Kempshott House... Dummer House.... Six Valuable & Well-equipped Farms, Numerous Cottages.... embracing a total Area of about 2,150 Acres.... For Sale by Auction by Messrs. Daniel Smith, Oakley and Garrard.... On Wednesday, 9th June, 1926. Folio, coloured folding plan, 18pp, original printed wraps. 1926. £35.00

  210. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down Will sell by Auction.... Furniture.... A Cottage Pianoforte.... Two Safety Bicycles.... Size 30" x 20". 1894. £8.00

  211. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Have received instructions to Sell by Auction.... Modern cottage residence known as "Glencairn," with Garden and Stabling.... Size approx. 30" x 20", short tear to one margin, neatly repaired to verso. 1902. £12.00

  212. Ryde, Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down. Have received instructions to Sell by Auction.... Property Nos. 6 & 7, Union Street, comprising Two Shops with Dwelling Houses, and 8 Stall Stabling..... Size approx. 35" x 22". 1893. £12.00

  213. Ryde, Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction.... Two Houses known as Hamilton House and Mornington Lodge.... Size approx. 29" x 20". 1895. £14.00

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  214. Clifford WILL of William Higgins Esquire late of Middlewood in the Parish of Clifford.... but now of the Parish of All Saints in the City of Hereford. 16p. folio, folded. Copy. Last page worn at fold, outer sheet where titled dust-stained. Proved 1820. £18.00
    Refers to lands, cottages etc. at Castleton, Upper Middlewood in Clifford.

  215. Colwall PROBATE of the Will of John Bailey of Colwall Green, Blacksmith. Large vellum sheet plus small printed certificate, large papered seal. 1823. £10.00
    Refers to his two cottages at Colwall Green.

  216. Cradley PROBATE of the will of George Bough. Vellum, 14" x 18", smaller printed certificate and large papered seal attached. 1809. £14.00
    Mentions his house and orchard etc. at Cradley, bedsteads, etc.

  217. Gwatkin family ADMINISTRATION with Will annexed, of Benjamin Gwatkin, of Pencoyd, yeoman. In MS on vellum sheet, printed certificate attached, large papered seal, 1873. 1873. £14.00

  218. Hereford Boundaries REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY 4pp, with coloured Plan of the town and borough, folded, by R.K. Dawson. Scales 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1831. £18.00

  219. Marden WILL of John Carwrdine of the Vern, Yeoman. 2p, folio. Extracted out of the Registry of the Deanery of Hereford. Will dated 1722, proved 1723. Watermark 1832. £12.00
    Mentions meadow called Whittersday, Smallbrooke Stile in Burling fields.

  220. Peterchurch PLAN, PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Portion of the Tyberton Estate.... situate at Peterchurch, Blakemore and Preston on Wye.... for Sale by Auction.... October 8th, 1902. 6pp., folio, with large folding coloured plan. Edge tears along one edge of first leaf, reinforced at spine with archival tape. 1902. £30.00

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  221. Cary (J) A MAP OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE from the best Authorities. Coloured in outline, scale bar and compass rose. Size 21" x 16", plus margins. Pub. Stockdale, 1805. £30.00

  222. Fenton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION By Mr. Lovell, On Monday the 2d Dy of June, 1806 at the Crown Inn, St. Ives.... The following Desirable Estates.... Lists 12 Lots, all 'Closes' with acreage, and occupiers. On verso are Conditions and completed memorandum. Single folio sheet, 3 folds, manuscript additions listing amount of rent payable, freehold etc. 1806. £20.00

  223. Huntingdon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LII N.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18", plus margins. Fully hand coloured, key in right margin. O.S. blindstamp 1899. £20.00
    Covers Steeple Gidding, Hemmingford, Kimbolton, Huntingdon.

    Huntingdonshire Acts

  224. Huntingdonshire AN ACT for enabling William Duke of Devonshire to make Provision for his younger Sons, out of his Estate in the County of Huntingdon. 11pp., docket title on verso of last sheet, very decorative woodcut headpiece, showing lady with bee-hive etc. c1751. £30.00
    Refers to the 'Site of the late-dissolved Monastery of Sawtrey, with the Appurtenances; and all that the Grange called Sawtrey-Grange....', 'all hat the Capital Messuage or Mansion-house, called Chatsworth, in the said County of Derby, and all that Park called Chatsworth Park....', 'the Capital Mansion-house in the County of Middlesex, called Devonshire-House...'

  225. Somersham AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from Chatteris Ferry which divides the Isle of Ely from the County of Huntingdon, to Hammond's Eau, and from thence to Somersham Bridge.... 15pp., plus cover leaf. 1728. £15.00

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  226. Bacon's NEW LIBRARY MAP OF KENT Scale 2 miles to an inch. Colour printed, linen-backed, folding into cloth boards, 4to, cloth worn at spine. c1900. £22.00

  227. Bacon's PLAN OF TUNBRIDGE WELLS Scale 8" to a mile. In 2 colours, size 12" x 19", central fold. 1884. £14.00

  228. Gravesend ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. Kent X, Parts of Kent LXXXVIII etc, 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. Several small areas colour-washed, split in linen at one fold in margin. 1873. £30.00

  229. Hadlow, Paddock Wood ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LI, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Roads and water features hand-coloured, a few fields outlined and colour-washed. Linen-backed, folding into 8vo wraps, linen darkened at folds. First edition 1872. £24.00

  230. Lee PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Family Residence known as Alverstoke House, Pleasantly situated in Lee Park, Blackheath, also Three.... Private Residences, Nos. 1, 3 & 13 Essex Terrace... and a Superior Detached Residence situate at No. 20 Essex Terrace.... which will be sold by Auction by Hards & Vaughan.... June 18th, 1867. 4pp., folio, folded. Some light browning on 'Memorandum' section. 1867. £15.00

  231. Ordnance Survey DIAGRAM OF THE COUNTY OF KENT Showing Union, Sanitary Districts, Boroughs, and Civil Parishes; and the Sheet Lines of the Ordnance Survey Maps on the Scale of 25.344 Inches to 1 Mile. Surveyed in 1858-72, Revised in 1893-87. Scale Two Miles to One Inch. Map printed in three colours, size 24" x 36", with Table of Reference to small parishes. 1900. £20.00

  232. Rochester, Tunbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VI. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", mounted on linen and folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Printed from an electrotype. O.S. blindstamp 1858. £30.00

  233. Sevenoaks, Shipborne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen-backed. Some hand-shading, three reservoirs marked with small red circle, 6 numbers written at top hand corner, a few yellowish grubby marks. First edition 1871. £30.00

  234. Tunbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet L. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins, linen-backed. Some hand colouring of boundaries. Embossed Ordnance stamp 1873. £34.00

    Kent Acts

  235. Blackheath, Bromley AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Hundreds of Blackheath, of Bromley and Beckenham, Little and Lessness.... 18pp. 1765. £10.00

  236. Canterbury and Whitstable AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road leading from Saint Dunstan's Cross, near the City of Canterbury to the Water-side at Whitstable.... 16pp. plus cover leaf. 1736. £12.00

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  237. Bacon's PLAN OF LIVERPOOL on 2 sheets, each 12" x 18", printed in colour, single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £14.00

  238. Clitheroe REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp. with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, some off-setting on plan. 1837. £18.00

  239. Heywood RULES OF THE KINGS ARMS BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY Heywood, Established and Certified and enrolled according to Law. 22 manuscript pages, on vellum, size 16" x 14", outlined in red. Rules concern election of officers, mortgages, transfer of shares etc. Outer sheets rather grubby, tape sewn at margin coming loose. 1856. £26.00

  240. Lancaster REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 4pp., with a 2 plans hand-coloured, on one sheet, scale 4" to 1 mile, and 1" to 1 mile, by R.K. Dawson. Folio, disbound. 1837. £18.00

  241. Liverpool PLAN OF COPYHOLD HEREDITAMENTS at Knotty Ash, near Liverpool, to be Sold By Auction.... 3rd July, 1865. Hand-coloured plan by W. Culshaw, Surveyor, double page, folio, folded with docket title. 1865. £20.00

  242. Oldham DESCENT OF JAMES CLEGG ESQUIRE OF BENT HOUSE Large pedigree, lithographed on thick paper, backed with linen, size 25" x 33", folded, showing pedigrees of Clegg, Dawson, Buckley families, numerous coats of arms around edges, 4 attractive portraits, 3 views of houses. Wear at parts of central fold, grubby at margins and on verso, a few edge tears. c1850. £25.00

  243. Oldham PROBATE of the will and codicil of William Bardsley of Bottom of Moor, Butcher. Large vellum sheet and one smaller one, plus printed certificate and papered seal. Refers to his property at Smallshaw etc. Outside of vellum where titled rather spotty. 1831. £10.00

  244. West Lancashire Railway Company SUBSCRIPTION FOR FIVE PER CENT PREFERENCE SHARES of 10.00 each. Prospectus, 3pp., folio, loosely inserseted is a plan, scale 4 miles = 1", size 18" x 19", plus margins, with various railways shown in 4 colours and West Lancashire Railway constructed and under construction in red. July, 1880. £70.00
    Gives a brief history of the railway, with details of line already laid, rolling stock etc. and proposed extension, projected traffic etc.

  245. Wigan REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH 5pp. with 2 hand coloured plans, on e one sheet by R.K. Daswson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £20.00

    Lancashire Acts

  246. Poulton, Kirkham, Lytham etc. AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts, within the Parishes of Poulton, Kirkham, Lytham, and Bispham, and Townships of Preesall and Stalmine, in the County Palatine of Lancaster. 16pp., plus cover leaf. 1770. £10.00

  247. Preston AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Ribble, between the Townships of Preston and Penwortham, near a Place called the Fish-house.... 29pp., plus cover leaf. 1751. £15.00

  248. Warrington AN ACT for Repairing, Widening and Amending the Road from Warrington to Wigan, in the County of Lancaster. 22pp., some pages spotty and rather browned. 1727. £9.00

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  249. Leamington Spa PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS of Leamington and District. 12 views, oblong 8vo, decorative card wraps, ribbon tie rather frayed. c1910. £10.00

  250. Leicester ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE OF THE LEICESTER INFIRMARY Lunatic Asylum, and House of Recovery From Contagious Fever; From January 1, 1827, to January 1, 1828. 4pp., tall folio, folded, first leaf split along horizontal fold, repaired with archival tape, some slight browning along folds in one section. 1828. £25.00
    Lists Benefactions, Legacies (from 1787), Annual Subscribers, Infirmary Accounts, with similar lists for the Lunatic Asylum ('Leeches 1s 8d'), and the Fever Institution.

  251. Olveston Priory THE SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF OLVESTON-PRIORY, IN THE COUNTY OF LEICESTER. Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 8" x 14", plus wide margins. A fine early impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1730. £40.00

  252. Walker (J & C) LEICESTERSHIRE Folding engraved hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", folding to sm. 8vo, marbled sides. 1842. £18.00

  253. West Langton AN ACCOUNT of what the Township of West Langton has paid to the Taxes(?) since 1691. Letter with integral address panel addressed to Gilbert Pikering, remains of small black wax seal, docket title as above. 1p., signed Edw. Conyers, Blaiston, 7 May 1699, saying 'As I cannot deny you anyhing that Lyes in my Power so I would not in this wch. I think I should not have done to any Body else....' lists 9 sums of money for 1689 - 1697. 1699. £22.00

  254. West Laughton BOND in Latin and English, written on both sides, of John Buzzard to Mary Phesant of West Langton. On Vellum, 5" x 12", chipped wax seal, signed Buzzard and three witnesses. 1673. £20.00

    Leicestershire Acts

  255. Barkby AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... in the Parish of Syston in the County of Leicester, and several Parcels of uninclosed Land in the Parish of Barkby... lying within the Ring of the said Fields. 25pp., docket title. 1777. £22.00

  256. Castle Donington AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, and Common Pastures, within the Lordship or Parish of Castle Donington.... 28pp., plus cover leaf with docket title. Sewing loose, secured with small staples. 1778. £22.00

  257. Kimcoate and Walton AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields.... in the Liberties of Kimcoate and Walton, in the Parishes of Kimcoate and Knaptoft... 34pp., plus docket title. 1778. £22.00

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

  259. Dowsby Hall Estate SALE PARTICULARS. The Highly Importatnt Agricultural and Residential Property known as "Dowsby Hall" (And including a portion of the Asklackby Estate.) Extending to 918a. 3r. 27p. Including "Dowsby Hall", Bottom Fen Farm," "Middle Fen Farm,".... To be offered by Auction by Messrs Knight, Frank & Rutley t the Estate Sale Rooms, Elmer House, Grantham, On Tuesday, 27th May, 1913. With one plate and 2 folding plans in pocket at rear, one of which is coloured, 18pp, folio, original card covers. 1913. £27.00

  260. Great Hale PARTICULARS & PLAN of a Valuable Freehold Estate in the Parish of Great Hale.... To be Sold by Auction by Mr. William Ridge at the Bristol Arms Inn in Sleafod, on Monday, the 23rd, day of February 1857. Coloured plan and 3pp, folio, folded. 1857. £18.00

  261. Swineshead, Donington PARTICULARS & PLANS OF SEVERAL VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES, Situate at Swineshead, Donington, Quadring, Sutterton, Ruskington, & Anwick. Which will be Sold by Auction at the Bristol Arms Hotel, Sleaford, On Monday, June 16th, 1851. With 2 folding coloured plans, 10 pages, sewn as issued, folio, split at spine, folded. 1851. £30.00

    Lincolnshire Acts

  262. Fens AN ACT for draining and preserving certain low Lands called The Fens, lying on both Sides of the River Witham.... and for restoring and maintaining the Naigation of the said River.... 61pp., plus cover leaf. 1762. £15.00

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

  264. Manor of Crowland A BILL to enable his Majesty to grant the Inheritance of the manor of crowland, in the County of Lincoln, to Trustees, In trust, for Thomas Orby Hunter esquire, and his Heirs.... 7pp, some light water staining mainly to lower margins. 1753. £15.00

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  265. Bacon's PLAN OF LONDON On 4 sheets, each plan size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 4 colours. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Street index printed down sides. c1885. £30.00

  266. City of London THE PROCEEDINGS on the King's Commissions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, Held for the City of London and County of Middlesex at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bailey, on the 23d, 24th, and 25th of February..... Number III. Part II. Title plus 19pp, 4to, crudely sewn, slight water stain on some pages. 1743. £28.00
    Cases include the theft of an East India Bond, stabbing at the Tilt-Yard Coffee House, etc. Lists sentences (Transportations, burnt in hand etc.)

  267. Connaught Square PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Moiety of A Leasehold Estate, situate Nos 26 & 66 Connaught Terrace, 4 Connaught Square, 8 Clarendon Place, 7 Cumberland Street, Hyde Park, 2 George Mews, Bryanston Square.... Which will be sold by Auction, by Mr. Cafe, At Garraway's Coffee House, Cornhill, On Friday, April the 15th, 1842. 5pp., folio, folded, prices added in MS, with sheet listing 'sizes of principal rooms 17 Great Cumberland St.' 1842. £24.00

  268. Isle of Dogs ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, made up of quarter sheets, linen-backed, folding to 8vo, water and main roads coloured, a few areas outlined and shaded. Linen wraps have disappeared leaving glue marks where cloth was. c1900. £18.00
    Covers London Bridge, Greenwich Marshes, Lewisham.

  269. Manor of Hampstead ASSIGNMENT of the George Inn, Hampstead, Robert Patey to Andrew Donnison, 1836.... Together with.... LEASE of 'The George Inn', 1852.... Together with.... ASSIGNMENT of the George Inn, 1853. All documents on 2 large sheets of vellum, with wax seals. 1836-53. £24.00

  270. Metropolitan Meat Market REPORT to the Court of Common Council from The Markets Improvement Committee, 4th December 1861. 17pp., sm. folio, plus Plan of Old Market, large hand-coloured folding plan of New Market, folding plate showing South Elevation and End Elevation. Sewn in printed wraps, traces of folds. 1861. £60.00

  271. Portman Estate ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Parts of The Portman Estate lying North of the Marylebone Road, consisting of 194 Lots, comprising Shops and Business Premises, Blocks of Flats, Residential Properties and Licensed Premises.... in such main thoroughfares and shopping streets as Baker Street, Marylebone Road, Edware Road, Gloucester Place.... to be Sold by Auction.... 13th, 14th and 15th March, 1951.... 143pp., folio, printed wraps, edges of wraps rather ragged, photographic plates (one bound in upside down), two coloured folding plans in pocket at rear, coloured key plan. 1951. £45.00

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

  273. Stoke Newington DOUBLE PROBATE of the will of Elizabeth Dixon of Nelson Terrace, Stoke Newington Road. 3 vellum sheets 24" x 30", printed certificate and papered seal attached. Some light browning, wax inside paper seal crumbling. 1863. £14.00
    Leaves large sums to The London Orphan Asylum at Clapton, the Infant Orphan Asylum at Wanstead, The Religious Tract Society, The Ragged School Union, the London City Mission etc.

  274. Training Ship 'Chichester' REGISTER OF HOMELESS AND DESTITUTE BOYS of London Received on Board the Training Ship 'Chichester' lying off Greenhithe. Small folio ledger, full diced calf, rubbed. Printed forms with entries in manuscript, giving name, age, school, literacy, parents, if known, (with occupation and address), date of entry, 'History up to the Date of Entry', subsequent voyages and character on board ship, destination and in what capacity. One double-page spread per boy, 199 double-page spreads in all, plus Index. 1866-69. £180.00
    The 'history' of the boys is very detailed, e.g. 'William Payne really had a belly-full on the streets, going in the mud for half pence at Hungerford and stealing fruit at Covent Garden. Slept in ruins'. James Sergent 'was born in a travelling Hawker's van. Father died 5 years ago....' William Hopkins 'returned and found his parents gone. 3 months on the streets - holding horses, cleaning out cab yards etc. Slept mostly in omnibuses. Sent to prison for 7 days for running off with a horse and trap....'

  275. Wandsworth, Battersea etc. PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Ground Rents.... secured upon seventy-seven houses and extensive stabling.... 14 Freehold Houses, Freehold Beerhouse.... To Be Sold By Auction by Messrs. Glasier & Sons.... October 18th, 1894. 9pp, folio, 2 coloured plans, one of which is folding, reinforced at spine, a few tears at edges of pages. 1894. £26.00


  276. White and Parlby's ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF ARCHITECTURAL ENRICHMENTS 49 & 50 Great Marylebone Street. Part 3. Size 21" x 14", paper wraps with printed title as above, 4 finely lithographed plates, illustrating ceiling corners, soffit ornaments, 'Scroll panel complete with moulded edge', etc. 2" and 3" scales, with measurements, sections etc. Price list giving prices for papier mache versions bound in, tabulated with no. of design, description, price. Some minor foxing, mainly to edges, 2" edge tear in one plate, repaired on verso with archival tape. c1850. £80.00
    Illustrates highly decorative panels with grapes, classical heads, ivy, pears etc.

    London Acts

  277. Bethnal Green AN ACT for enabling the Inhabitants of the Hamlet of Bethnal Green.... to compleat their Church, and to pay Debts already contracted for the Relief of the Poor of the said Hamlet. 20pp., plus cover leaf. 1745. £12.00

  278. Heston AN ACT to discharge certain Copyhold Premises in the Parish of Heston.... declared by the will of Mary Wotton, and to subject the same Copyhold Premises and certain Freehold Lands to the Reverend John Gibson, for the Use of the Poor of the same Parish.... 11pp., docket title. 1777. £22.00

  279. London Corporations AN ACT for making the Surgeons of London and the Barbers of London Two Separate and Distinct Corporations. 20pp. folio, disbound, black letter, plus cover leaf. 1745. £45.00

  280. Southwark AN ACT to enable the President and Scholars of the College of Saint Mary Magdalen, in the University of Oxford, to grant Building Leases of certain Ground, Messuages.... in the Parish of Saint John.... 3pp. 1777. £14.00

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  281. Davies (T), Chepstow, Pub. THE WYNDCLIFF FROM THE DOUBLE VIEW Fine tinted lithograph showing a couple in foreground on a rocky ledge overlooking the river and high craggy hill beyond. Size 9" x 12", plus margins. One or two small foxing spots in sky area. Lithgraphed by Newman & Co, London. c1840. £90.00

  282. Goodrich PENCIL DRAWING a finely executed detailed drawing, showing the castle from the opposite bank, looking across the river with a single-masted fishing boat, towing a smaller boat, man sitting in stern, tall trees on left of view. Titled bottom right 'Goodrich Castle. Wye.'. Size 10" x 14", framed and glazed, with greyish mount and dark gold frame. Frame slightly rubbed in places. c1808. £70.00

  283. Hoyle (Walter), Painter SHELL GUIDE TO MONMOUTHSHIRE Poster with illustration showing Sugar Loaf Mountain, Welsh farmhouse, white castle etc., description and map with key below. Overall size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom. Some small feint creases at top. 1950's. £20.00

  284. Taylor (R), Chepstow, Pub. CHEPSTOW FROM THE ALCOVE, PIERCEFIELD PARK tinted lithograph showing a view across the bend in the river to castle and town beyond, two men talking in foreground, leaning on a fence, small boat on river. Size 8" x 11", plus margins. Some foxing and light browning affecting sky area and margins, with some slight discoloration in body of print. D. Picken, lithographer, c1840. £85.00
    Would benefit from cleaning.

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  285. Bacon & Kinnebrook Publishers THE NORWICH MERCURY Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded. Nov. 10th, 1832. £14.00
    Contains reports of Courts Martial, notice of Manor Courts, report of meeting of Norwich Lying-In charity, etc.

  286. Cantley and Hassingham INCLOSURE Manuscript on 5 pages large folio, printed heading, listing pieces of land to be allotted to William Gilbert. Probably lacks last page, as there is no date or names at the end. Some tears at folds. c1802. £15.00

  287. Commins, Pr. THE NORWICH MERCURY Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded, uncut. Numerous adverts, Sale notices etc., Notice for Stoodley & Harmston's Cirque at Norwich, listing all the Artists. Dec. 22nd, 1877. £14.00

  288. Erpingham PARTICULARS of A Farm and Detached Lands.... at Erpingham and Ingworth, Which Will be Sold by Auction.... 10th September, 1867. 4pp., folio, folds. 1867. £12.00

  289. Wreningham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Small Farm, Cottage and Lands.... which will be offered for sale by Auction.... 31st May, 1856. Folio, 4pp., folded. 1856. £14.00

  290. Wymondham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Valuable Small Estate, at and Near Silfield Division, In Wymondham, Comprising Farm, Barn, Stable.... Garden and Orchards and 38 Acres of Highly Productive Arable and Pasture Land.... which Mr. S.T. Cann will Offer for Sale by Auction.... on Friday, the 25th Day of July, 1873. 4to, 7pp., folding coloured plan. 1873. £24.00

    Norfolk Acts

  291. Igborough AN ACT for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Igborough, Part of the settled Estate late of Henry Ord, Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to convey the same to James Nelthorpe.... 11pp., secured with staples. 1762. £18.00

  292. River Nar AN ACT to enlarge the Powers of an Act.... for making the River Nar navigable, from.... King's Lynn to Westacre.... 17pp., plus cover leaf. 1770. £14.00

  293. Wremingham AN ACT for Dividing, allotting, and inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands within the Parish of Wremingham in the County of Norfolk. 20pp. 1777. £22.00

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  294. Bacon PLAN OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AND GATESHEAD Size approx. 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1890. £12.00

  295. Bell (William) Pub. VIEWS OF GILSLAND and Neighbourhood (Northumberland). 16 views, decorative gilt boards, 7" x 9", slightly rubbed at edges. c1900. £12.00


  296. Greenwood (C & J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND From an Actual Survey Made by C. & J. Greenwood, in 1827 and 1828. Most respectfully Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County. Hand-coloured engraved map, overall engraved surface approx. 76" x 55", edged with tape. With an engraved view of Alnwick Castle. Scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen, on a single sheet, folding to roy. 8vo, marbled endpapers slightly rubbed. Contained within a contemporary calf box, in the form of a book, leather label to spine, slightly rubbed at corners. A few grubby marks to blank areas. Dec. 15th, 1828. £340.00

  297. Hexham PENCIL DRAWING titled on verso 'Cow Garth Hexham 1st October 1851. Sketched on the spot'. On buff paper, size 7" x 10", in soft dark pencil, with small amount of heightening in white. Shows ivy-covered ruined archways, house with crenallations and small figure in distance through arch. 1851. £24.00

  298. Newcastle THE NEWCASTLE JOURNAL Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Last page with some browning spots. 5 columns on the opening of the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. June 23rd, 1838. £15.00

    Northumberland Acts

  299. Ovingham AN ACT for Dividing and inclosing certain Tracts of Waste grounds, Moors, or Commons, within the Manor and Barony of Prudhoe, and parish of Ovingham, in the County of Northumberland. 39pp. 1777. £22.00

  300. Tyne Navigation AN ACT for the Improvement and Regulation of the River Tyne and the Navigation thereof.... 23pp. secured with staples. 1850. £14.00

  301. Warden AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing a Common, Moor, or Tract of Waste Ground called Lees Fell otherwise Morralee.... within the Barony or Manor of Langley.... 35pp. Page edges dusty. 1777. £24.00

  302. Winthorpe AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Meadows.... in the Parish if Winthorpe.... 20pp. Two minor marginal tears. 1777. £22.00

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  303. Bridgnorth PARTICULARS AND PLAN of Very Desirable Freehold Estates Situate at Chetton, Near Bridgnorth.... For Sale by Auction... 31st August, 1872. 2pp folio, folded, plus hand-coloured double-page plan. Verso of last leaf with docket title browned, with untidy ink and pencil figures of bids etc. 1872. £22.00
    Concerns Upper and Lower House Farms.

  304. Little Stretton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LV.S.E, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 18", plus margins, linen-backed, folding to sm. 4to. 1907. £8.00

  305. Smith & Son's MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF SHREWSBURY By J. Bartholomew. Scale approx. 4 miles to an inch, size 13" x 18", coloured in out-line, linen-backed, folding into blue printed paper wraps. c1900. £9.00

  306. Wenlock REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF WENLOCK 2pp, with a folding Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale " to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. c1832. £18.00

    Shropshire Acts

  307. Oswestry AN ACT for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor belonging to the Town of Oswestry.... and to the Parish of Chirk in Denbigh.... 42pp., plus title sheet, black letter. 1791. £14.00

  308. Whittington AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Commons or Waste Lands within the Manor of Whitington.... 24pp. 1777. £24.00

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  309. Banwell TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr John Maggs at the Ship Inn.... 5th day of March 1856.... Property Undermentioned.... Sale poster, 14" x 10", folds, attached at corner to MS conditions of sale, 4p, folio. 1856. £16.00
    Concerns house and cottages in Harden's Lane.

  310. Bath DEMISE of a dwelling house no. 9 Widcombe Crescent bath for a term of 200 years, Theodore Tickell to Elizabeth Tickell in Trust. 6 large vellum sheets, wax seals. On verso of second sheet is coloured sketch plan, size 10" x 12", with plan and attractive elevation of no. 9, by T. Cruse, Land Surveyor, Bath. 1822. £17.00

  311. Batheaston CERTIFICATE FOR REDEMPTION OF THE LAND TAX for Giles Tiley for six messuages in Batheaston assessed for the Tithing of Easton and Amoril. Printed certificate with MS inserts, folio, coat of arms, signed by two Commissioners. Another small certificate pinned to it. Some slight wear at fold. 1799. £15.00

  312. Bragg (Wm) Pr. THE TAUNTON COURIER And Western Advertiser. 1876. Weekly Boadsheet newspaper, 8pp. in each. sewn together and bound in plain paper wraps. An almost complete run, from Jan 5th to Dec. 27th, 50 issues in all. Lacks issue of January 19th and April 8th. Wraps ragged at edges, tear in first 2 pages of first issue. 1876. £120.00
    Much Taunton and West Country news, adverts., auction sale details etc. Many issues includes railway timetables on back page, including that for the West Somerset Mineral Railway.

  313. Brompton Ralph PROBATE of the will of John Tarr of Brompton Ralph, yeoman. Two large vellum sheets with printed certificate attached, papered seal. Vellum slightly yellowed. 1817. £12.00

  314. Butleigh Auction CORVILLE HOUSE. Sale of live and dead stock, implements, cider.... late the property of Mr Wm. Dyke. There are 89 lots listed with prices and total realised, W. Harrold, Auctioneers. Sm 8vo notebook, printed wraps, embossed stamp of auctioneers on top wrap and first leaf. 27th May, 1878. £18.00

  315. Chard COUNTERPART LEASE of a Close of Land called Pearce's Mead, The Earl Poulett to William Salter. On vellum, 22" x 30", printed with MS inserts, wax seal. 1868. £10.00

  316. Combe St. Nicholas LAND TAX ASSESSMENT 1875-6. 11 pages, folio, folded, ruled in printed columns for Names of Proprietors, Occupiers, Property, Sums Assessed, Rentals. 203 Assessments listed in MS. Signed by Commissioners. Brown stain at top of first page, which is slightly dusty. 1875-79. £16.00

  317. Ditcheat, Crewkerne etc. NOTEBOOK with genealogical notes, pedigrees, etc., on Leir and Marriott families of Ditcheat, Lyndridge Hall, etc. 86 pages, 4to, closely written, a few more leaves loosely inserted, plus two coats of arms, one coloured. Marbled boards, spine worn. Late 19th century. £45.00
    With the bookplate of Miss Leir of Ringwell House, Ditcheat.

  318. Dolby (E.T), del. et Lith. WELLS CATHEDRAL North West View. Tinted Lithograph, size 9" x 11", plus margins. Some minor very small foxing spots, mainly to margins, crease in margin at top corner. Published by Backhouse, Wells, c1850. £40.00

  319. Georges Well ABSTRACT OF TITLE of John Hamilton Kinglake to the Manor of Fons George, within the Manor of Taunton Deane. 9p folio, details indentures etc. from 1698 - 1842. c1853. £14.00
    The manor included land in Bishops Lydeard, Trull, Wilton, Kingston, Bloomfield etc.

  320. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSETSHIRE, from actual Survey made in the Years 1820 & 1821. Large folding hand coloured map, coloured in hundreds, with view of Wells Cathedral. Mounted on linen, in 6 sheets, and bound in marbled boards, size 13" x 13", half calf, gilt, marbled endpapers. Boards detached. Map sheets mounted on vellum hinges, sheets trimmed to border, each sheet measuring 25" x 24". Small split in paper on two of the sheets, at point where folds meet, without loss. In good bright condition. Oct. 1st., 1822. £330.00

  321. Hatch Beauchamp & Ashill COUNTERPART LEASE of Sparks Farm, John Paul of The Isle of Wight to John Mullett of West Hatch & John Gibb of Marsten Magna. 2 vellum sheets, 23" x 28", 2 wax seals. 14th Sept. 1849. £15.00
    With Schedule listing 17 pieces of land etc, with Cultivation, Quantity.

  322. Ilminster Endowed Schools Charity AUTHORITY from the Charity Commissioners to re-sell a small orchard and land, described in a short schedule. Printed, 3p sm. folio.... Together with.... a similar document for a dwelling house and land in West St. 1878. £8.00

  323. Manor of Ilminster RELEASE of nine and a half acres called Newwoods, Eastfield etc., Mary Kingston of Montacute, to James Burt of Montacute, Stone Mason, and others. Attested copy on 3 sheets folio. 1797, copy 1823. £12.00

  324. Keinton Stone Quarries PRICE LIST Printed list, 2p, 4to., listing different types of flags, kerbs, steps, tooled paving, etc. with prices inserted in MS in red ink, quoted on rail at Castle Cary Great Western and Evercreech Junction L & S.W. Railway. 1895. £18.00

  325. Kingsbrompton TO BE LET BY AUCTION at the Lion Inn, in Wiveliscombe, on Thursday the 1st day of March next.... all the Capital Dairy & Grazing Farm, Situate at Ruggs.... To view the Lands, apply to Mr. Langdon, at Withiel Florey.... Poster 11" x 8", a few browning posts, Ms extract from conveyance of house in Williton on verso. 1832. £20.00

  326. Litton POSTCARDS Five real photo views of Litton, including Rectory, Post Office with 3 figures in garden, plus one coloured view with haymakers. All used. 6 in all. 1920's. £22.00

  327. Long Ashton APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE Vellum certificate, printed with MS inserts, size 5" x 8" apprentising William Blinman of Long Ashton to Samuel Webb, Carpenter, also of Long Ashton, for seven years. Engraved coat of arms, blue paper tax stamp. Vellum spotty at edges, fold. 1740. £20.00

  328. Morden (Robert) SOMERSET SHIRE. by Robt. Morden. Fine hand coloured map, size 14" x 16", scale of miles, and title cartouche with dolphins. Laid down on thin card, overall size 15" x 17". Two small browning patches in top margin, not afecting engraving. 1772. £50.00

  329. Nempnett RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE "ELTON" CHARITY IN THE PARISH OF NEMPNETT. October, 1862. Single sheet printed on one side only, approx. 11" x 8". Bristol: 1862. £8.00

  330. Pigot & Co. SOMERSETSHIRE Engraved map, coloured in outline, size 9" x 14", plus margins, 2 folds, vignette of Wells Cathedral, Reference to the Hundreds. Some slight foxing around edges. c1850. £22.00

  331. Winsham ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Mary Rudge and Walter Persey to a freehold field called 'Yalham', situate in the parish of Winsham. 5p, folio, with minute sketch map. 1901. £8.00
    Details title from 1866.

  332. Winsham LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-9, 1894-5, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 40 properties in each assessment. Some outer leaves dust-stained. 5 items in all. 1878-1909. £18.00

    Somerset Acts

  333. Bridgwater Railway AN ACT for incorporating the Bridgewater Railway Company and authorising them to make and maintain the Bridgewater Railway and for authorising arrangements between them and the London and South-western Railway Company.... 22pp. 1882. £15.00

  334. Compton Bishop AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds within the Manor and Parish of Compton Bishop, commonly called or known by the Name of Cross Moor.... 16pp. 1777. £24.00

  335. Drayton Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Drayton.... 17pp. 1817. £17.00

  336. Easton-in-Gordano to Taunton Canal AN ACT for making a navigable Canal from the River Avon, at or near Morgan's Pill, in the Parish of Easton-in-Gordano, otherwise Saint George's.... to or near the River Tone, in the Parish of Saint James in Taunton, in the said County, and a certain navigable Cut therein described.... 80pp. 1811. £38.00

  337. Edington Inclosure AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Hamlet or Chapelry of Edington, in the Parish of Moorlinch.... 19pp. 1814. £18.00

  338. Evercreech, East Pennard and Bruton AN ACT for authorizing and enabling Sales to be made of Estates, respectively situate in the Parishes of Evercreech, East Pennard, and in Bruton, and in other Parishes or Places in the County of Somerset, devised by the Will of Thomas Sampson Esquire, deceased.... 34pp. 1845. £12.00

  339. Inglishcombe AN ACT For ascertaining the Farms and Lands in the Parish of Inglishcombe in the County of Somerset, of which the Great Tythes shall be paid to or taken by the Vicar for the Time being of that Parish.... 4pp. 1806. £16.00

  340. Milverton Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Milverton.... 18pp. 1831. £18.00

  341. Nailsea and Flax Bourton Churches AN ACT for effectually separating the several Churches or Chapelries of Nailsea and Bourton, otherwise Flax Bourton, otherwise Boreton.... from the Rectory and Parish Church of Wraxall.... and for uniting the several Churches or Chapelries of Nailsea and Bourton, otherwise Flax Bourton, otherwise Boreton aforesaid, into and making the same one distinct and separate Rectory. 8pp. 1811. £17.00

  342. Wells and Easter Fodderlie Estates AN ACT for enabling the Testamentary Trustees of Sir William Francis Eliott of Stobs and Wells, Baronet, deceased, to sell the Trust Estates or Parts thereof for the Purpose of paying off or providing for the Payment of the Debts which affect or which may be made to affect the same.... 36pp. 1865. £14.00
    Includes a 9pp schedule which details the 'Debts' and 'Obligations' secured over the estates.

  343. Weston-super-Mare Pier AN ACT for constructing a Pier, and forming necessary Approaches thereto, in the Parish of Weston-super-Mare.... 18pp. 1846. £16.00

  344. Wiveliscombe Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Wiveliscombe.... 18pp. 1828. £17.00

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  345. Camberwell ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Mr. C. Whitham to part of the Townley Park Estate situate near Lordship Lane, Dulwich Rise. 11p., folio. Attached with pin is sheet of tracing paper size 17" x 13" with 2 coloured plans. 1905. £16.00
    Refers to foundation known as 'Alleyne College of Gods Gift', etc.

  346. Croydon PARTICULARS of Sixty five plots of Freehold Building Land, forming the Remaining Portion of the Lebanon Road Estate, which will be Sold by Auction.... Wednesday 7th March, 1900. 4pp, folio, folded, includes completed memorandum. With large folding plan loosely inserted. 1900. £24.00

  347. Haslemere ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, composite sheet made up of XLV.N.W. etc., size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Many areas shaded and outlined, one marked with owners (Gonville & Caius College). 1898-9. £20.00

  348. Mitcham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XIII, made up of quarter sheets, overall size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, many areas colour-washed (presumably re. land sales etc. Margins slightly grubby. c1910. £20.00

  349. Surrey GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Handcoloured geological map, Sheet No. 8. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36". With key. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, rubbed. 1887. £70.00
    Covers Farnham, Kingston, Dorking.

  350. Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", mounted on linen and folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Printed from an electrotype. O.S. blindstamp 1859. £32.00
    Covers Croydon, Farnham.

  351. Wonersh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXII, made up of quarter sheets, Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth 8vo wraps. Roads, water features and some buildings hand-coloured. 3 small areas neatly colour washed in different colours, presumably relevant to property sales, and marked with dates. Second edition 1897. £22.00
    Covers Bramley, Shere, Gomshall.

    Surrey Acts

  352. Dulwich College AN ACT for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioners for the College of God's Gift in Dulwich.... with certain alterations. 26pp. 1857. £10.00

  353. Richmond and Tuddington AN ACT for Vesting a Toft or Scite of a Copyhold Hose in Richmond, in the County of Surry, lately pulled down, in Trustees, to be sold, leased or otherwise disposed of, for the Benefit of the Persons claiming under the Will of Matthias Perkins.... 7pp. Decorative head-piece and initial letter. 1761. £17.00

  354. Southwark AN ACT to Enable the President and Scholars of the College of Saint Mary Magdalene, in the Univeristy of Oxford, to grant Building Leases of certain Ground, Messuages, Houses, and Buildings, in the Parish of Saint John, Southwark, in the County of Surrey. 3pp. 1777. £22.00

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  355. Bacon's MAP OF BIRMINGHAM Divided into Half Mile Squares and Circles. Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 2 colours. Scale 5" = 1 miles. Street index down sides. c1890. £12.00

  356. Lacy (H.H), Pub. PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW ALBUM OF WARWICK and Neighbourhood. 20 views, (8 are 2 to a page). Gilt lettered boards, size 7" x 9". c1910. £14.00

  357. Leamington Spa PLAN OF THE STATION titled 'L.N.W.R. Leamington Avenue'. Plan in ink and colours, size 20" x 63", showing the lines, platforms, waiting rooms, stables, playtelayers' hut, nurseries, conservatories to south of line, etc. Scale 40ft. to a inch. On thick paper, backed with linen. Note refers to memo of 1889. c1890. £60.00

  358. Stratford on Avon REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp., with a plan coloured in outline, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £18.00

  359. Warwick PHOTOGRAPHS Small collection of good views of Warwick, 5 views 9" x 11", 8 views approx 6" x 8". 13 views in all, unmounted. c1890. £26.00
    Views include Jephson Gardens, Holly Walk, Town Hall, Eastgate, Guys Cliff House, 'An old house at Warwick'.

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  360. Broad Chalke BOND of T. Biddlecombe of Broad Chalke, husbandman, and Richard Biddlecombe of Woole, Downton, yeoman, to William Lucas of Fovant, yeoman, for 6.7s.9d. In Latin and English, sm. folio sheet with blank adjoining leaf. Signed and witnessed. Paper reinforced along left hand margin where torn, one corner rather creased. 1626. £26.00

  361. Calne Boundaries REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH OF CALNE. 2pp, with a coloured Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £18.00

  362. Cowbridge Estate SALE PARTICULARS. By direction of Sir Philip Hunloke. Comprising A Superior Residence with 21 Bed and Dressing Rooms.... Model Dairy Farm of 71 Acres, 3 Cottages and over a mile of fishing in the River Avon in all about 88 Acres. For Sale by Auction On Wednesday, the 28th day of June, 1939, at the Bell Inn, Malmesbury. By Messrs. John D. Wood & Co and Messrs. Alfred Savill & Sons. Folio, 18pp, and 4 illusts on 2 sheets, lacks plans, frontis loose. 1939. £8.00

  363. Devil's Den PHOTOGRAPH by G.W. Clarke of Bradford on Avon, showing the monument close up, a man in a bowler hat standing beside it, hay ricks in background. Size 6" x 8". A fine crisp view, glossy surface. c1890. £16.00

  364. Devizes REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH OF DEVIZES. 3pp, with coloured Plan by R.K. Dawson. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £18.00

  365. Draycott Foliatt PARTICULARS of a Freehold Estate Comprising About 318 Acres.... Farmhouse and All Requisite Buildings Pleasantly Situate in The Parishes of Draycott Foliatt and Liddington.... within a short Drive of the Swindon Grand Junction Station on the Great Western Railway; Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs Daniel SMith & Son on Thursday 19th day of June, 1845. 3pp folio, folded, short tear at one fold, double page plan. 1845. £22.00

  366. Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT of the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation. 19th July, 1825. 3pp., folio. folded and addressed on verso to Thos. Dicken at Market Drayton, black circular postmark. Comprises Report of Chairman, Charles Dundas, Report of the Clerk concerning shares, Tables with Annual Account of Receipts and Expenditure (including details of monthly tonnage on the Kennett and Avon Canal and the River Kennet, New Wharf in the Ham above Bath Bridge, Ice Breaking, etc.) July 19th, 1825. £55.00

  367. Kington St. Michael WILL of Isaac Sadler Gale, late of Walcot, Bath. Leaves Bulidge House and Farm and estate called Johnsons and Speckingell Farm to his son. Codicil cuts out "my esteemed relation Vincent Stuckey of Langport, Banker." 25th Sept. 1828. 15 ms pages, in cloth wraps, with note as to probate. Copy. c. 1840. £16.00

  368. Lockeridge House, West Overton PROBATE of the will of Barbara Watkin of Lockeridge House. Two vellum sheets 23" x 30", plus one smaller sheet and printed certificate, good papered seal attached. 1836. £25.00
    Details bequests of furniture, household goods and plate to various relatives, naming the room they are in ('Barry Room', 'Chintz Room' etc.) and the person who gave them to her, e.g. 'the two small silver stands with the glass fruits in them that was my father's.... the two cabinets the Japanned ones that are in the Dressing Room, also the large China Bowl and Bottle that stand on it.... also the two Silver Bed Candlesticks and Snuffers and Extinguishers also.... the two miniature pictures that hang over the Mantel piece....' Gives an interesting picture of the interior of the house at this date.

  369. Salisbury and Marlborough ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps scale 1" to 1 mile, Popular Edition, linen-backed. Sheet 122 Salisbury and Sheet 112 Marlborough & Devizes. Red wraps with Ellis Martin illustration. 1918. £8.00

  370. Smith & Son's MAP OF WILTSHIRE By J. Bartholomew. Scale approx. 4 miles to an inch, size 13" x 18", coloured in outline, linen-backed, folding into blue printed paper wraps. c1895. £9.00

  371. Stratford-sub-Castle FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN, That two Fields at Avon Farm, in the Parish of Stratford-sub-Castle, in the occupation of Mr William Allen.... are.... declared to be free from Foot-and-Mouth-Disease. Single folio sheet, printed on one side only, folds. Marlborough: 1882. £10.00

  372. Westbury Borough REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WESTBURY. 2pp, with a folding Plan, by Robt. K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1831. £18.00

    Wiltshire Acts

  373. Beckhampton, Swindon, Blunsden Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing, widening, altering, and improving the Road at or near Beckhampton, and from the North Side of Swindon to the Carpenters Arms in Blunsden.... 28pp. 1799. £14.00

  374. Berwick Saint Leonard AN ACT for Inclosing and exonerating from Tythes Lands in the Parish of Berwick Saint Leonard.... 16pp. 1818. £18.00

  375. Bradford Poor AN ACT for the Appointment of an additional Overseer for the better Government of the Poor of the Parish of Bradford.... Black Letter. 10pp., plus cover leaf. 1784. £16.00

  376. Bromham Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Bromham.... 10pp. 1811. £17.00

  377. Calne, Calstone-Wellington, and Blackland AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the several Parishes of Calne, Calstone-Wellington, and Blackland.... 16pp. 1813. £17.00

  378. Cherhill, Calne, Calstone-Wellington, and Compton Bassett Inclosures AN ACT for dividing and allotting Lands in the Parish of Cherhill, and certain Common Meadows and Common Field Lands in that Parish, and in the Parishes of Calne, Calstone-Wellington, and Compton Bassett.... 20pp. 1820. £16.00

  379. Corsham AN ACT for enabling His Majesty to grant the Inheriance in Fee Simple of the Manor of Cosham.... now held.... in Trust for Paul Metheun, unto the said Paul Methuen and his Heirs.... 8pp., plus cover leaf. First leaf foxed. 1770. £15.00

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

  381. Great Chelworth and Little Chelworth Manors AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Manors of Great Chelworth and Little Chelworth, in the Parishes of Cricklade Saint Sampson and Cricklade Saint Mary.... 16pp. 1814. £17.00

  382. Melksham Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Melksham.... 14pp. 1813. £18.00

  383. North Wilts Canal AN ACT for incorporating the Company of Proprietors of the North Wilts Canal Navigation with the Company of Proprietors of the Wilts and Berks Canal Navigation; and for repealing the several Acts passed.... 91pp. 1821. £26.00

  384. Pewsey and Salisbury Railway AN ACT to authorise the making of a Railway in Wiltshire to be called the Pewsey and Salisbury Railway. 19pp. 1883. £16.00

  385. Potterne AN ACT for dividing, allotting, and laying in Severalty Lands in the Districts of Tithings of Potterne and Marston.... and for vesting Part of the said Lands situate in Potterne in Trustees, for the Benefit of the Poor of that Part of the said Parish. 12pp. 1824. £14.00

  386. Steeple Langford Inclosure AN ACT for dividing, allotting, and inclosing Lands in the Tithing of Hanging Langford within the Parish of Steeple Langford.... 30pp. 1833. £17.00

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  387. Armstrong (F) WHITBY AND DISTRICT SKETCHBOOK 23 pages of sketches, large 4to, decorative wraps. 1956. £7.00

  388. Bacon's PLAN OF BRADFORD Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 3 colours. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Street index printed down sides. c1885. £12.00

  389. Braithwell, Wootton Levitt, Revefield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 290. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, keys in right and left-hand margins. 187- £40.00

  390. Collins (H.G) YORKSHIRE Fully hand-coloured map, size 26" x 33", dissected and mounted onlinen and folding nto 12mo boards, front board detached, spine stained. With decorative border, Expllanation, Reference to the Wapentakes &c. A few small browning spots around margins. c1870. £40.00
    Shows railways.

  391. Greenwood (C) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF YORK made on the Basis of Triangles in the County & determined by Lieut. Col Mudge, Royal Arty. F.R.S. and Captn. Thos. Colby, Royal Engrs. in the Trigonometrical Survey of England, by Order of the Honourable Board of Ordnance, and Surveyed n the Years 1815, 1816 & 1817 by C. Greenwood, Wakefield. Engraved by S.J. Neel & Son, London. With list of mountains with heights, Explanation, elaborate title, large compass rose. Scale three quarters of an inch to 1 mile, on nine sheets, bound as an atlas, sixe 25" x 18". Bound in recent half calf, preserving mottled paper of original boards, which have been restored, raised bands, calf label to front board. Each sheet hinged, tissue guards. A clean crisp copy, with just 3 small foxing spots. June 4th, 1817. £400.00

  392. Keighley, Haworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 200. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1852. £50.00
    Useful for Bronte fans.

  393. Langsett GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 281. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1872. £40.00

  394. Saddleworth Moor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 271. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Area in the south around Stones Moor and Katty White's allotment outlined in yellow, some water features coloured. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1870. £30.00
    Covers Blakeley Moss Reservoir, Pudding Real Moss, Harrop Dale.

  395. Saddleworth PROBATE of the will of Sarah Whitehead of Dobcross, vellum size 22" x 30", smaller printed certificate attached, large papered seal. 1803. £14.00
    Leaves embroidered picture, two shares in the Huddersfield Canal etc. to her brothers.

  396. Thurgoland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 282. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1855. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1866. £30.00
    Covers Deep Carr, Mortomley, Tankerley, Worsborough.

    Yorkshire Acts

  397. Boynton AN ACT for Dividing and Allotting the several Open and Common Fields, Pastures, and other Uninclosed Grounds, within the Township of Boynton.... 17pp, docket title. 1777. £22.00

  398. Hedon AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from a Gate commonly called Sacred Gate, on the South East Side of the Town of Hedon.... through the said Town, to Hull North Bridge. 29pp, plus cover leaf. Some slight browning in parts. 1744. £14.00

  399. Holderness AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields.... within the Township of Tunstall in Holderness.... 28pp. First page and edges of other pages browned. 1777. £16.00

  400. Humber AN ACT to explain and amend an Act... intituled An Act for taking down and remving certain Light-houses now standing near the Spurn Point, at the Mouth of the Humber and for erecting other fit and convenient Light-houses instead thereof. 12pp. 1772. £12.00

  401. Market Weighton AN ACT for draining and preserving certain Commons, Low Grounds, and Cars in the Parish of Market Weighton and other adjacent Parishes.... and for making a Navigable Cut or Canal from Market Weighton to the River Humber. 66pp. plus cover leaf. 1772. £20.00

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  402. Aberdeenshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Seventeen maps, quater sheets, scale 6" to 1 mile, comprising Sheet Nos. LXXV.S.E, S.W, N.E, N.W. (Aberdeen City); LXX N.W (Birk Hill), S.E (Knockie Wood) & N.E (Broom Hill); LXXIV S.E (Kingshill) & S.W. (Cairnie); LXXIII.S.E (Echt) & S.W (Midmar Castle); LXXII S.E (Drumlasie) & S.W (Tornaveen); LXXI S.E (Parkhill) & S.W (Slack); LXXV N.E (Culter House); LXXXVI N.W (Cults). Some minor faults to a few sheets, such as edge tears, pipe line drawn in red ink etc. Heliozincographed, 1901-2. £98.00

  403. Dunkeld DRAWING titled on verso 'Dunkeld Bridge, Scotland'. In soft pencil, on card size 11" x 8", mounted on slightly larger sheet. Shows bridge framed by trees, looking up river, heavily shaded, covering all the paper. c1850. £35.00

  404. Grampian Mountains, Dunkeld ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two one-inch maps, Sheets 49 and 56, linen-backed. Buff wraps with red shield and lion. 1927. £8.00

  405. Kirkwall, Orkney PENCIL DRAWING 'West End of Kirkwall Cathedral'. Very fine detailed view of the west front, man carrying wood crossing in front of doorway, a round tower and other buildings to right. In soft pencil, heightened with white. On buff paper, size 6" x 9", mounted on white card, titled in pencil on mount. c1840. £50.00
    A fine, probably professional, drawing.

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  406. Llangollen, Llanberis, Beaumaris, etc. TOUR IN NORTH WALES BEGUN JUNE 26 1855 Manuscript journal, 66 pages in 4to notebook, marbled boards, worn, spine broken, waterstaining throughout, but completely legible, some pages loose. The journal cover approx. 30 days. At Llangollen he sees Pas Newydd 'the former residence of two maiden ladies' and describes the garden in detail; visits Valle Crucis Abbey, rides on a donkey to Pen y glyn, visits the slate quarries near Llanberis, their walk spoiled by 'a number of boys who could speak a little English and dubbed themselves guides... and by others who could only hold up a stone which they wanted to sell. The people here much more ignorant of English than at Llangollen so that my mother used the landlord as an interpreter when any countryperson brought in vegetables etc. with the washerwoman she was reduced to signs.' At another slate quarry 'an engineer carried us over a room fitted with a machine for cutting slates.... the slate is put on a sloping board by the man who immediately turns a lever, four knives descend and strike the slate one on each side.... each machine is capable of cutting 6000 per diem'. 1855. £80.00

  407. Pickering (G), del. DOLGELLEY AND CADER IDRIS Tinted lithograph, 7" x 11", plus wide margins. Very attractive view of the town with Cader in background, two small figures and cows in foreground. Some foxing of margins, slightly affecting top sky area of view. Published by R. Rees, Dolgelley, c1850. £45.00

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  408. Berkshire & Wiltshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter Sheets XXXIII/XXX.N.W. (Edition of 1925, contours), XVIII/XVI.N.E., XVIII/XVI.S.E. (Second editions 1900.) The two earlier maps have annotations with information regarding wells etc. 3 items. 1900 & 1926. £12.00
    Covers Foxhill Stud Farm, Bishopstone, Ramsbury, Littlecote Park, Little Hinton, Ashbury.

  409. Black's ROAD & RAILWAY TRAVELLING MAP OF ENGLAND and Wales. Engraved map, fully coloured, dissected and mounted on linen, size 32" x 21", plus margins, folding to sm. 8vo, cloth boards, gilt title with train etc., cloth very faded, lacks ties, small split at spine. c1870. £20.00

  410. Burwash, Robertsbridge, Sussex & Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XXX/LXXVII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Published 1877-8. Printed from zinc 1889. £28.00

  411. California, U.S.A. POSTCARDS Seven cards of Stockton, California, including 3 of hot mineral baths, one of San Francisco steamer. With 3 other California cards, including Mariposa Big Tree Grove. All coloured, unused. c1920 or earlier. £20.00

  412. Chester and Buxton & Matlock ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps scale 1" to 1 mile, Popular Edition, linen-backed. Sheet 45 Buxton and Sheet 43 Chester. Red wraps with Ellis Martin illustration. 1923 & 27. £8.00

  413. Cornwall and Devon Schools PRESENTATION VOLUME To E. Douglas Tinling, her Majesty's Inspector, Church of England Schools, signed by Managers and teachers of Church Schools under Government Inspection in the Diocese of Exeter. 4to, full calf, rubbed and scuffed, gilt title, first page illuminated in gold and red and blue, 3 page introduction and 21 pages of signatures. Blanks at end. Damp staining affecting bottom right hand corner of pages, mainly in margin except for first page, with some disintegration of paper at edge of first few leaves. Loosely inserted is printed letter of thanks from Tinling to the 260 who signed the Memorial. 1863. £60.00
    Tinling became Prebendary of Wells in 1863. His letter of thanks refers to the '17 years we have laboured together in the work of Education amongst the children of the poor in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall'.

  414. First World War THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF THE ALLIES 8 pages of music, comprising anthems of the five Allies, plus 1p descriptive text, 4to, decorative coloured wraps with flags. Schirmer, Pub., c1915. £8.00

  415. Great Western Railway REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS Sixty-Seventh Half-Yearly General Meeting. Half-Year Ending 31st January, 1869. With Statement of Accounts. 15pp., folio, folded, unopened.... together with.... Report and Accounts, Sixty-Eighth half-Yearly General Meeting, 3rd September 1869. 15pp., folio, unopened. 2 items. 1869. £70.00

  416. Great Western Railway STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS to July 31st, 1868. 5pp., folio. Loosely inserted is 3pp Report on thin paper, Sixty Sixth Half-Yearly General Meeting. Some minor foxing, slight wear at fold on outer leaf. 1868. £35.00
    'In reference to the important subject of an alteration in the Gauge of the Line, the Directors... propose to discontinue the Broad Gauge over about 96 miles in length.... It also proposed to convert the present Broad Gauge Line between Hereford and Grange Court into Narrow Gauge....'

  417. Klaw & Erlanger's Production of Gen. Lew Wallace's BEN-HUR Souvenir Album, Scenes of the Play. Illustrations from Flash-Light Photographs by Joseph Byron. Size 10" x 12", decorative coloured wraps showing chariot race, ribbon tie. 20pp., mostly being full page photographs of the play, with decorative drawings in margins, tissue guards with printed titles and quotes. 1900. £28.00

  418. London, Salisbury.... Falmouth Railway Company AT A MEETING holden in the Month of November, 1835 and continued.... until the 13th day of March, 1836.... It was unanimously Resolved that the construction of a Railway to unite with the London and Southampton Railway.... terminating at the City of Exeter.... to the port of Falmouth, and by a branch from the City of Exeter, to Barnstaple and Ilfracombe, would be a work of public utility.... that a Company be established, to be designated 'The London, Salisbury, Exeter, Plymouth and Falmouth Railway Company'.... Prospectus, sm. folio, 1pp with lithograph map on adjoining leaf showing the proposed line from London to Falmouth. Folds. Cheapside 16th March, 1836. £75.00
    Gives names of Engineer, Surveyor, Bankers etc. Issued in the same year as the inauguration of the Bristol & Exeter Railway Company, this Proposal sought to extend the line from London to Plymouth and Falmouth, by-passing Bristol. There were three such proposals in the 1830's.

  419. Mackintosh RAILWAY MAP OF GREAT BRITAIN and Ireland. Showing each Company's System in a Distinct Colour.... Folding map, lithographed by Moody Bros., Birmingham, with key to lines and poplulation of towns in margins. Folding into sm. 8vo blue wraps. Split along central fold and some other section folds repaired on verso with document tape. c1890(?) £8.00

  420. Middlesex, Berks. etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", mounted on linen and folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Printed from an electrotype. O.S. blindstamp 1859. £32.00
    Covers London West of London Bridge, Staines, High Wycombe, St. Albans.

  421. North Devon and Cornwall ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Two maps scale 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Barnstaple, and Bideford and Bude. Blue wraps with Ellis Martin hiker. c1933. £8.00

  422. Queen Victoria SUNDAY TIMES Sunday July 1, 1838. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., folds. Contains 3pp. description of 'The Coronation of Victoria The First, June 28, 1838'.... together with.... SUPPLEMENT TO THE SUNDAY TIMES, July 1st, 1838. 3pp., devoted to the Coronation, one of which is a full page engraving of the Interior of the Abbey. 1838. £24.00

  423. Singapore PHOTOGRAPH titled in ms on mount, 'Singapore Market in course of erection 1872'. Photograph showing iron work of sides and roof, sea and ships in distance. Size 5" x 8", rounded at top corners, mounted on album leaf, which is brittle and torn at edges. On verso is a photograph of a workshop with four men using a type of simple machine with a pulley, metal rails in foregound, timber and metal construction with makers name 'W. Massie(?) & Sons, Makers, Gloucester' just legible. Size of photo 8" x 6", titled in Ms 'Ringing(?) Machine'. 1872. £35.00

  424. Somerset and Wiltshire MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNTS possibly relating to a Diocesan Court, listing sums owed to him and by him, naming the debtors and creditors. Various places in Somerset and Wiltshire named, e.g. 'lent John Maslin(?) a shoemaker in Sarum long since....xxs.', 'paid.... for a licence for surgery for Mr. Sainsbury of Lovington ' he hath not his licence nor my monies paid', 'for the absolucion of Mrs. Willit(?) of Urchfont.... due to the Judge and Register', etc. On paper, two and a half pages, sm. folio, slight browning at top corner and right margin, not affecting legibility, and small tear at bottom edge, affecting a few letters. 1634. £58.00
    Mentions people at Edington, Haytesbury, Chew, Wells, Pilton, Dorchester, Newport.

  425. Somerset, Dorset, Devon FARM VALUATIONS Small folio volume of copies of manuscript reports and valuations for farms, (the majority in Dorset) signed by Campbell F. Sanctuary. Over 400pp, (written on one side only). half calf, rubbed at edges. With index of people's names. Very detailed reports and inventories covering crops, hayricks, machinery, delapidations, 'seeds and tillages', livestock, carts, apple mills, tithes, household goods, farm implements, condition of the fields and buildings, etc. etc. 1897 - 1901. £120.00
    The firm was Nantes and Sanctuary, Agricultural Surveyors, Bridport. Many of the reports were prepared for the owners on a change of tenancy. Farms include: Manor Farm, Misterton; Horn Park Farm, Sandpit Farm, Broadwinsor; Liberty Farm, Halstock; Manor and Middle and Draycott Farms, Ashington; South Eggardon Farm; Uphill Estate, Charminster; Earl of Sandwich's Estate at Powerstock; Horse Hill Farm, Stocke Abbot; Loosely Farm, Membury; Manor Farm, East Chelborough; Pen Mill Farm, Wells.

  426. Stowe SALE OF THE DUCAL ESTATE OF STOWE near Buckingham, July 4th, 1921. Part one of the above Sale Catalogue. (The subsequent parts contained the contents of the Mansion). 8vo, wraps, 62pp., staples rusty hence a few gatherings loose. Describes 66 Lots, Lot 1 being 'One of the Most Palatial Residences in the Kingdom, the Noble and Stately Palace of Stowe' (described room by room). Includes many farms, 'Boycott Pavilion' 'Bourbon Tower', woodlands etc. With Index and Summary of the Whole of the Stowe Estate. 1921. £35.00
    Plans were not issued with the Catalogue: they 'may be seen at the offices of Messrs. Jackson Stops'.

  427. Terrell (Fredk.) SCHOOLBOY'S MANUSCRIPT ATLAS Ten finely drawn manuscript maps in ink and outline colour in a quarto copybook, stiff plain paper wraps with the name 'Fredk. Terrell on front wrap. Each map size 9" x 7", with yellow border, lines of lattitude and longitude marked, decorative title cartouches, states etc., and main towns marked, shading around coastline. Maps consist of: 'United States' (from Louisiana eastwards and from Main to Florida, names of some Indian tribes shown); 'New Holland' (shows Nuyts Land, Botany Bay and a few other places only named); 'British America' (Labrador, New England, N. Foundland etc, showing territory of Nitshicks, Nation of the Bear, etc.); 'Spanish America'; 'West Indies'; 'South America'; North and South America and Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in a sherical map; 'Africa' (showing 'Hottentots', 'Tom buctoo' 'Benin' etc); 'Barbary'; 'Guinea" (with 'Gold Coast', 'Slave Coast', 'Dahomey' etc.) Paper watermarked 1811. £95.00

  428. Tretherne, Polkinhorne (Manors of), etc. DEMISE of several Manors and Hereditaments in Cornwall and Devon, Humphry Millett Grylls of Helston to John Vivian, George Borlase and John Kendall. 4 large vellum sheets, wax seal. Two small holes in outer sheet where folds meet, with loss of two words, outside where titled rather dusty. 1825. £35.00
    Refers to the death of John Trevenen, Gryll's partner in the Banking business 'Grylls and Trevenen', and the admission of Vivian, Borlase and Kendall as Co-Partners. Grylls seems to have put his five eighths share of these properties as security. Mentions numerous manors and tenements, including: Manor of Bradford, Devon; Manor of Polkinhorne in Gwinear, Phillack; Manor of Tretherne, including Jamaica, Trelill and Cheyneys Downs; tenement in Tintagel; tin bounds and stamping mills called Porthkellis and Chenhalls; Penpol in Manaccan; Great Tithes of Cury, Wendron; house in Cross Street, Helston; Goldolphin Mills and Stamps, etc.

  429. Walker (J & C) CENTRAL RAILWAY MAP OF ENGLAND Lithographed map, size 21" x 16", hand-coloured in outline, folding into sm. 8vo. boards, morocco label faded. A couple of small splits at folds, neatly repaired on verso. c1840. £35.00
    Covers Newbury, York, Ely, Oswestry.

  430. Wellington, Duke of TWO ENGRAVINGS 'The Duke of Wellington's Bed Room at Apsley House' and 'The Duke of Wellington's Library Study and Sleeping Apartments at Walmer Castle....' Each approx. 6" x 9" plus wide margins, on thick paper. c1852. £8.00
    The aged Duke is featured in each.

  431. White Horse Inn SOUVENIR Programme for the Provincial production of the Musical Play, with the 'Entire Production from the London Coliseum'. 13pp., 4to, numerous photos. c1932. £4.00

    General Acts

  432. Avon AN ACT for the better regulating the Navigation of the River Avon, running through the Counties of Warwick, Worcester and Gloucester.... 16pp, plus cover leaf. Black letter. 1751. £12.00

  433. Cinque Ports AN ACT for the better administration of Justice in the Cinque Ports. 8pp. 1855. £10.00

  434. Cornwall & Devon Miners AN ACT for repealing an Act.... intituled, An Act for raising a Body of Miners in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon.... and for the more effectually raising and regulating a Body of Miners for the Defence of Great Britain. 12pp. 1802. £14.00

  435. Cumberland, Surrey etc. AN ACT for vesting in the Right Honourable Charles Howard, commonly called Charles Earl of Surrey, and his Heirs, the settled Estates of the said Earl in the Counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and Surrey.... 25pp. 1778. £22.00

  436. Defence of the Realm AN ACT to enable His Majesty more effectually to provide for the Defence and Security of the Realm, during the present War.... 10pp. 1803. £12.00

  437. Exports AN ACT for granting to His Majesty certain Duties on the Importation of Goods, Wares.... into, and on Goods.... exported from Ireland, and also certain Duties of Excise on Spirits and Malt distilled and made in Ireland. 14pp. 1803. £10.00

  438. Grand Junction AN ACT for enabling the Grand Junction Waterworks Company to raise further Capital; and for other Purposes. 7pp. 1885. £14.00

  439. Great Western Railway AN ACT to amend and enlarge some of the Provisions of the Acts relating to the Great Western Railway Company.... 4pp. 1846. £12.00

  440. Haileybury AN ACT to relieve the East India Company from the Obligation to maintain the College at Haileybury. 2pp. 1855. £10.00

  441. Jamaica AN ACT to dissolve the Marriage of Clotworthy Dobbin, late of Spanish Town, due to her adultery with Francis Duffield, a Captain in the Sixtieth Regiment of Foot, quartered at Spanish Town. 6pp., docket title, some minor dustmarking of edges. 1778. £20.00

  442. Miners AN ACT to permit the Services of the Regiment of Miners fo Cornwall and Devon to be extended to Ireland. 4pp. 1811. £12.00

  443. Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridge, and Saint Christophers (West Indies) AN ACT to Dissolve the Marriage of Sir Patrick Blake, Baronet with dame Annabella Blake, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again.... 14pp. 1778. £22.00
    Concens property at Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridge, and Saint Christophers (West Indies)

  444. Plague AN ACT to oblige Ships coming from Places infected, more effectually to perform their Quarentine; and for the better preventing the Plague being brought from Foreign Parts into Great Britain.... 14pp., plus cover leaf, some minor darkening of paper. 1728. £15.00

  445. Slave Trade AN ACT for consolidating with Amendments the Acts carrying into effect Treaties for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade, and for other purposes connected with the Slave Trade. 26pp. 1873. £14.00

  446. Somerset and Wilts. AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act.... for repairing and widening several Roads leading to, through, and from the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset; and several other Roads in the Counties of Somerset and Wiltshire 6pp., black letter, woodcut initial letter. 1772. £13.00

  447. Stannaries AN ACT to amend and extend the Jurisdiction of the Stannary Court. 22pp. 1855. £12.00

  448. Survey AN ACT to continue the Survey of Great Britain, Berwick upon Tweed, and the Isle of Man. 2pp. 1861. £6.00

  449. Wiltshire and Oxfordshire AN ACT concerning Certain Estates heretofore of Francis Keck, deceased, in the Counties of Oxford and Wilts, for vesting such Part thereof.... in Trustees.... and for.... vesting Part of such Estates in Diana Mary Barker.... 46pp., docket title. 1778. £26.00
    Refers to the Manors of Great Tew in Oxford and Little Blunsden in Wiltshire, with much detail of woods, fields, fish-ponds, tenants and under-tenants, acreages, etc.


  450. Wyndham (William) AN ACT to impower the Guardians of William Wyndham, Esquire, an Infant, to make Leases, and Copyhold Grants, of his Estates in the Manor of Uphaven, and in Lufton and Odcombe, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, during his Minority. 7pp. Edges of paper stained. 1752. £22.00

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