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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 42

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  1. All Saints Parish LAND TAX RATE half Year from the 25th March - 24th June l721. Single sheet folded in half vertically to 16" x 6", listing 57 ratepayers, with columns for Land values, Stock and Total. One lower corner missing affecting last 3 names, dust-marked but legible. Signed by the Assessor and Collector. 25th March - 24th June 1721. £36.00

  2. Ancient Order of Foresters DISPENSATION of the High Court to Brother Thomas Lurway and others to hold a regular Court at the Bear Hotel, Hotwells. Decorative lithographed certificate, size 25" x 18", ms. inserts, linen-backed. Attractive vignette of foresters with dog etc. 2" tear at bottom with yellow mark of old sellotape repair.... together with.... Certificate of Admission, 1877, colour printed, small tear. 1877 & 96. £18.00

  3. Avon Gorge, Clifton SEPIA WATERCOLOUR showing a view of the river looking towards the Severn estuary with Wales in the distance, boats on the water and 2 peope on rocks in the fore-ground. Size approx. 6" x 8", in ivory mount, with gold lines. December 19th, 1810. £40.00
    A competent amateur hand. Titled in left hand margin, hidden by mount, 'Clifton, December 19th, 1810.'

  4. Avon Gorge, Clifton SEPIA WATERCOLOUR showing a view of the river looking towards the Severn estuary with Wales in the distance, boats on the water and 2 peope on rocks in the fore-ground. Size approx. 6" x 8", in ivory mount, with gold lines. December 19th, 1810. £40.00
    A competent amateur hand. Titled in left hand margin, hidden by mount, 'Clifton, December 19th, 1810.'

  5. Berkeley (The Hon. F.H.F) CLASS LEGISLATION A Speech.... delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday June 26th 1855 in Moving for the Appointment of a Select Committee to Enquire as to the Workings of the 'Sunday Beer Bill'. 12pp., sm. 8vo. Pamphlet, title etc. on front wrap. Embossed ownership stamp to last leaf. 1855. £20.00

  6. Bristol Aeroplane Company TYPE 170 CIVIL AND MILITARY TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT Brochure, 31pp., oblong large 4to, glossy wraps, holes where stapled hence wraps loose. Two actual photographs in pocket at rear, numerous illustrations and plans throughout (including a 'Bristol' car being driven aboard a Silver City aircraft). A few stains on front wrap. 1950's. £35.00

  7. Bristol Aeroplane Company THE NEW TYPE 170 Twin-Engine High-Wing Monoplane. Issue No. 10. 67pp., oblong sm. folio, numerous photographs and plans. Two actual photographs in pocket at rear. Loosely inserted is smaller booklet of operating data in graph form. c1950. £50.00

  8. Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd. 'BRISTOL' Brochure, 7" x 10", 16pp., numerous illusts., wraps. Gives brief history of firm and details of Bristol Beaufort, Bristol Blenheim, Bristol Bombay, various engines. Staples rusty hence a few pages loose. c1940? £35.00

  9. Bristol and Clifton PHOTOLITHO VIEWS 22 views on extending strip, folding into sm. 4to boards, gilt, back cover stained. c1890. £18.00
    Includes unusual views of Royal Hotel, General Hospital, Infirmary, Mullers Orphanages, Cooks Folly.

  10. 'Bristol' Engines THE RECORD OF THE BRISTOL CHERUB Aircooled Engine in the Air Races at Lympne. 6 First Prizes out of 7, 1924, 8 First Prizes out of 10, 1925. 11pp., 8vo, photographic illusts, printed wraps. 1925. £25.00

  11. Bristol Newspaper THE BRISTOL MIRROR Late Bonner and Middleton's Journal. No. 2644. Saturday, Sept. 24, 1825. Broadsheet size (20" x 15"). 2 folds, slightly dusty along 1 fold. Red tax stamp. 1825. £14.00

  12. Bristol Water Works Company REPORTS of the Directors, for 1893, 1894, 1896. Three reports, each 3pp, folio, folded with docket titles. 1893-6. £20.00
    Loosely inserted is newspaper cutting of report on annual general meeting of 1878.

  13. British & Colonial Aeroplane Company THE 'BRISTOL' AEROPLANES Illustrated booklet, size 9" x 11", 34pp., glossy paper, printed paper wraps. Colour fontis. illustrating First World War dog fight, a brief history of the company and description of the Filton Works, and specification and full-page lightly tinted photographic illustrations of nine different planes, usually two photographs, front and side, per model. Includes the 'Bristol' Triplane, Pulman Type and Bomber Type, The 'Bristol' Fighter Type F2B; the 'Bristol' Monoplane. Edges of wraps slightly creased, otherwise in fine condition. 1919. £130.00

  14. Bus Services LEDGER detailing routes and fares, manuscript, circa 1925. Sm. folio, half reversed calf. Comprises 7p listing 'Fares (Tramway)' at 1d, 2d, 3d. etc. stages, and approximately 70 pages listing stages for each service with distance in miles, furlongs, chains, and rate, for example, Clyde Road - Bedminster Service 20, Clyde Road - Tyndall Ave. 7f 2ch., 2d, Kingsdown - Church House, 3f. 2ch, 2d....' With Index. c1925. £45.00
    Includes outlying towns such as Wells, Gloucester, etc.

  15. Circus Enis Togni POSTER advertising First Ever Tour of Britain by Italy's Greatest Circus. Durdham Down. Size 19" x 12", trace of central fold. Shows clown, and lady riding elephant on a black background.... together with.... Billy Smart's Circus, New Production. The Downs. Poster size 20" x 14", luminous yellow and pink lettering on blue ground, part of clown's face. c1970. £15.00

  16. 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 signed by Powell for one dozen bottles of Hotwell water, and one Hamper. Size 4" x 6", traces of folds, mounted on thick paper with some light browning due to glue. August 24th, 1808. £40.00

  17. King (Daniel) THE NORTH PROSPECT OF YE CATHEDRAL CHURCH of Bristoll. Coat of arms of Jacob Young in corner. Etching, 7" x 12", plus margins. Vertical fold, slight creasing at two corners. c1665. £14.00

  18. Montpelier Auction TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By Mr Harril, at the Full-Moon, North Street, On Tuesday, the 12th day of April, 1825.... Freehold Messuage, or Dwelling-House, Garden, and Premises, called Ashley Lodge, situate, standing, and being at Montpelier, near the Orphan Asylum.... Lists 8 Lots. Small folio, 3pp, Conditions of Sale on page 2 and memorandum for Lot 7 completed in manuscript. Rose, Bristol, Broadmead: 1825. £18.00
    Includes Messuage and yard in St. James Churchyard in the possession off T & W Maby, Cabinet Makers.

  19. New Guildhall LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE Offprint from the Bristol Mirror, describing the ceremony. Folio, single sheet, 2 columns, pencil note 'Given to me by Thomas Garrard, City Treasurer....' 1843. £6.00

  20. Redcliffe LEASE FOR A YEAR of sugarhouse, tenement, warehouse in Redcliffe Street, Thomas Keene, Sugar Baker to Levi Ames, John Cave, Joseph Harford, George Daubeny and Richard Bright, Bankers. Vellum, 15" x 24", wax seal. 1791. £15.00

  21. Redcliffe Street LEASE FOR A YEAR of two tenements in Redcliffe Street, Thomas Puxton of Bristol Soapmaker, to John Willoughby one of the Aldermen of the City and Samuel Willoughby, Merchant. Vellum, 12" x 22", heavy papered wax seal. 1669. £14.00
    Signed on verso by 5 witnesses. Names adjoining owners.

  22. Somerton (C. & G) Pub. THE BRISTOL MERCURY Western Counties, Monmouthshire & South Wales Advertiser, Dec. 24th, 1870. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., some foxing, unopened.... together with.... The Bristol Mercury March 9, 1886. Some foxing and wear at folds. 1870 & 1886. £12.00

  23. St. George ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Elizabeth Kendall to a cottage and one acre near Dundridge, and cottage at Boarding House Brook, mines and seams of coal in and under the premises. Lists deeds from 1765. 13p. folio. 1874. £22.00
    Refers to the Manor of Barton Regis otherwise Kingswood with mines and minerals, commons, cottages etc. Earlier owners were Digby, Chester Master, Thynne families.

  24. Wood & Hemmons ADVERTISING BROCHURE 4pp., oblong 4to, on glossy paper. Advertises their antique and modern furniture on show at Canynge's House, Redcliff St. 3 photographs of the interior. n.d. 1920 or earlier. £8.00

  25. Woollard (Dorothy) BRISTOL: A SKETCH BOOK 24 pencil sketches. Label with drawing on front wrap, a few splash marks across title. n.d. c1950? £18.00

    Bristol Acts Parliament


  26. Clifton Suspension Bridge AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Avon from Clifton.... to the opposite Side of the River in the County of Somerset, and for making convenient Roads and Approaches to communicate therewith. 62pp. 1830. £60.00
    Includes a 1pp schedule of the property, and the owners or occupiers concerned.

  27. Gas Lighting AN ACT for lighting with Gas the City of Bristol, and certain Parishes adjacent thereto. 32pp. 1819. £12.00

  28. Great Western Railway AN ACT for a Joint Station at Bristol for the Great Western, Bristol and Exeter and Midland Railway Companies.... 11pp. 1865. £12.00

  29. Port Fires AN ACT to remove the Danger of Fire amongst the Ships in the Port of Bristol, by preventing the landing of certain Commodities on the present Quays; and for providing a convenient Quay and proper Places for landing and storing the same.... Black Letter, 31pp. plus cover leaf. 1776. £18.00

  30. Riot Compensation AN ACT for more easily providing Compensation for the Damage and Injury committed within the City of Bristol and County of the same City during the late Riots and Disturbances therein. 18pp. 1832. £14.00

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  31. Callington LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS Towards a fund for erecting a Window in St. Mary's Church Callington to the Memory of the late Rector Rev. H.M. Rice.... 1p. 4to, printed on one side only. Lists 51 subscribers with amount. Callington, 1863. £9.00

  32. Cornish Tin Mines OFFER OF THE EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION to the Workers on the Mines. Printed 4to sheet detailing the present wages, rise per week etc for 7 grades of men, with additional concessions. States that if these terms are not accepted "the responsibility must rest with the men of certain Mines closing down never to re-open again". Mar. 16th 1920.... With.... Employers Federation. Schedule of Wages adopted.... March 5th 1920. List upwards of 40 jobs at the Mines with rates. 2p, fscp., gestetnered, signed by Secretary. 1920. £10.00


  33. Forbes (Stanhope A.) GOODBYE! OFF TO SKIBEREEN Fine etching by C.G. Murray, size approx. 20" x 15, ivory thick card mount. Art Union 1903. £175.00

  34. 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. 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.

  35. Helston CONVEYANCE of house & garden in Meneage Street, Edward Roberts, Thomas Richards & Michael James to John Paddy. 2 vellum sheets, 23" x 28", 6 wax seals.... With.... LEASE for a year. Vellum, 22" x 27", rather browned, 4 wax seals. 2 items. 25th & 26th May 1821. £12.00

  36. Kenwyn SURRENDER of house and orchard, with rights of Pasture and Turbary in Bossore Downs ('all Timber Trees of Oake Ash and Elme and all Tin Toll Tin and Tinworkes.... free liberty.... to dig and search for Tin....'), John Wilkin of Kenwyn to Samuel Luke, Tinner, of Kenwyn. Paper, 16" x 20", small wax seal torn away, tear 3" into text. 1710. £18.00

  37. Kip (William) CORNWALL Olim Pars Danmoniorum. Hand-coloured, copper engraved map, size approx. 12" x 15", plus margins. Minor traces of two vertical folds. 1610. £185.00
    A decorative map, with possibly later colouring. With a large inset view of Launceston Castle. Ship, sea monster, compass rose, scale of miles with compasses.
    'Kip engraved the map of Cornwall, using as source material Saxton's map and the manuscript notes and drawings of Norden.... ' 'The most remarkable feature of Kip's map is the beautifully engraved view of Launceston, full of intricate detail and yet spendidly balanced.' Quixley's Antique Maps of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles, page 10. From Quixley's description this appears to be the third state of this map.

  38. Looe, Helston etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Seven maps, scale 1: 25,000 (2" to the mile), each sheet measuring approx. 18" x 19". Sheet nos SX19 (St. Juliot), SX07 (Egloshayle), SS21 (Morwenstow), SX25 (Looe), SW62 (Helston), SX05 (St. Austell), SX26 (Liskeard). Provisional Editions. 1950's. £18.00
    Compiled from 6" sheets, fully revised early 1900's, with minor revisions.

  39. Lostwithiel INK DRAWING showing the church and houses framed with trees, stream in fore-ground, hills in distance. Small sketch of window almost 1" long in sky area. Size approx. 6" x 8", titled in left margin (not visible in mount) 'Lestwithiel, Cornwall, December 11th 1810'. In dark sepia mount, gilt line. 1810. £32.00
    Competent amateur drawing.

  40. Madron ABSTRACT OF TITLE of William Roberts to two fields called Finneys Rose and Lower Rose adjoining to Leskedgiack in Maddern. 2 folio sheets of paper, folded. Records leases, wills etc of 1700, 1778, 1779, and 1786. c1790. £15.00

  41. Manor of Redruth, Ford's Row DEMISE of House and Garden in Fords Row, Redruth, John Tremayne & Thomas Hext to Richard Penrose. Vellum, 3p folio, wax seals. 1863 £12.00

  42. Marazion COUNTERPART LEASE of a field called Park an Pons containing about 2 acres, near the Bridge, William Rogers and Bennet Dunscombe and Grace his wife (one of the heirs of Anthony Cheynoweth) to William Parry, on the lives of Elizabeth Parry and John Polgrean, in lieu of best beast on the death of each life, twenty shillings. Vellum, 19" x 24", wax seal, engraved title. 1721. £24.00

  43. Marham Church Parish ADMINISTRATION of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall, appointing George Bray executor of Constance Bray deceased, of Marham church. Printed on vellum with MS details, blue papered seal attached, signed by James Coleridge & John Wallis. 1829.... With.... Printed notice from John Wallis at the Archdeacon's Registry Office, Bodmin, of Table of Stamps payable for proving Wills etc. 1828. Sm folio sheet, printed on one side only. 2 items. 1829-9. £17.00

  44. Mawgan Church Town RESOLUTION of Mawgan Vestry that they will support and defray the costs of the prosecution commenced against John Hancock to be tried at the next Assizes, at the suit of Cuthbert Tremaine of the parish of Mawgan. Signed by 7 people, including Thos. Grylls for Sir Carew Vyvyan. Sm. folio sheet, folded, some browning. 1791. £15.00

  45. Trethurgy ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLII.13. Size 25" x 38", scale 1/2500. Some minor foxing spots. Second Ed. 1907. £12.00
    Shows Methrose and Cannamanning China Clay Works.


  46. Watts (Mark), Phillack. LINES ON THE COMMENCEMENT AND PROGRESS OF MINING From the Earliest Ages to the present year 1870. Poem in twelve 4-line verses, giving a history of mining in Cornwall, from the time when Solomon used metals 'found upon the Cornish shore' to build his temple, to 'the engine worked by steam, And whims and stamps'.... Together with (on the same broadsheet).... ON THE PROSPERITY OF MELLANEAR MINE. Poem in twenty-six 4-line verses, describing the finding of a new lode at Mellanear. The poet hopes that other nearby mines, such as Wheal Lucy, Wheal Ann and Callebna, will soon be working like Wheal Crenver, where 'Four hundred men are taken in'. With 3 small wood-cuts above title, including a view of men working near an engine house. On thin paper, 15" x 10", portion torn away across top right-hand corner, not affecting any printing, neatly repaired, the whole broadside mounted on conservation-grade tissue. Harris, Printer, Hayle. 1870. £50.00
    The first poem lists 17 famous mines, with some inventive rhymes: 'Tincroft, Basset, and Roskear/Hundreds are still employed there/East Pool South Crofty, both Wheal Setons/Are daily fill'd with boys and maidens.'

  47. Wendron COUNTERPART OF RACK LEASE of Trussall Stamping Mill and a Dwelling house for 6 years, John Rogers of Penrose, William Dally and others. Vellem, 19" x 25", four wax seals, vellum very spotty. 1775. £12.00

  48. Wheal Medlyn, Wendron PETITION in the Stannary Court of Nicholas and Thomas Williams, Founders, of Helston against William Wilcocks, Purser and Co-Adventurer, for money owing for goods supplied to the Mine. 3p., folio.... together with.... Decree Pro Confesso, three Affadavits, and Order for Sale of Machinery etc. Each approx. 2p. folio. 1853. £30.00

    Cornwall Acts Parliament

  49. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to enable His Majesty to make Leases, Copies, and Grants of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Dutchy of Cornwall..... 4pp. 1831. £9.00

  50. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT giving Power to sell and dispose of Lands, Parcel of the Possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall, and to purchase other Lands to be anexed thereto, and to regulate future Grants of Leases of the Possessions of the said Duchy.... 26pp. 1863. £12.00

  51. Duty on Coals AN ACT for allowing a Drawback of the Duty on Coals consumed in Lead Mines in Conwall. 2pp. 1816. £9.00

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

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  53. Ansteys Cove, Torquay WATERCOLOUR size 7" x 10", mounted on card and titled in top corner of mount. Shows small sailing boat in cove, reddish rocks. c1840. £14.00 -- See Illustration

  54. Aylscott FINE Verified copy. Peter Cooper and Francis his wife, defendants, of a messuage with 25 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow etc, in Easter Aylscott, Wester Aylscott, Westdowne and Westdowne Wood. For 100 sterling. On paper 8" x 13", in Latin. 1693. Copy dated 1699. £20.00

  55. Barn Pool, Plymouth SEPIA WATERCOLOUR showing a large 3 masted boat and another boat, with a building on a headland, shore in the foreground with trees. Size approx. 6" x 8", in ivory mount, with gold lines. December 6th, 1810. £40.00
    A competent amateur hand. Titled in left hand margin, hidden by mount, 'From Barn Pool, Plymouth, December 6th, 1810.

  56. Bedford Iron Works SINGLE LEVER CRUSHER No. 1 Manufactured by Nicholls Williams and Co., Bedford Iron Works Tavistock. Scale 1: to One Foot. Engineer's drawing in ink and buff wash, on Whatman paper, size 20" x 27", marginal tears, tear in paper 5" long in blank area, due to damp, paper trimmed with scissors down left-hand edge leaving no margin so it is difficult to say whether part of drawing has been lost. Paper watermarked 185-. £30.00

  57. Belmont Hotel, Sidmouth POSTCARDS Three real photo postcards showing Belmont, Royal Glen, Woodlands Hotel, plus two of the Promenade. 1920 or earlier. £8.00

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

  59. Butterleigh CORRESPONDENCE relative to a claim by S. Danby to fee farm rents from the Rectory of Butterleigh. 3 copy letters on 4p 4to. 1857. £10.00

  60. Devon County Council DOCUMENTS OF LOCAL HISTORY A Selection of Facsmilile Papers on Devon's Past. Copies of 49 manuscripts etc., with explanations. Sm. folio, wraps. 1969. £18.00
    Includes Wheal Crebor Mine, Tavistock Iron Works, Accounts for building Colyton Bridge, etc.

  61. Duntze (John) TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE CITY OF EXETER Broadside, sm. folio, printed on one side only, in the form of a letter explaining his opposition to the Exeter Market Bill 'I did it from the most disinterested Motives.... I was, from my local Situation, more immediately concerned in the Removal of the Market, and more ardently wished for it, than perhaps any Individual in the whole City....' Traces of folds, browning stains. Exeter August 26, 1776. £30.00

  62. Hatherleigh CALENDAR for 1901, printed with the name of J. Strang, Family Grocer, Draper, Ironmonger. Size 28" x 19", wooden rollers, attractively printed to commemorate 'The Transvaal War 1899. The British Leaders' with photographic portraits of 9 leaders, the main one being Redvers Buller, but also showing Baden Powell in his characteristic hat. 1901. £26.00

  63. Incledon (B) RENT RECEIPTS Record of yearly rents received from Mrs Sharland, May 1761,65,67,68,69,72,77,81. Five receipts signed by Benjamin Incledon, 4 on his behalf. 2p, sm. folio. 1761-81. £18.00
    Benjamin Incledon was a genealogist and Recorder for Barnstaple.

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

  65. Milton Abbot VESTRY BOOK May 19th 1842 - February 9th 1865. 4to notebook, marbled wraps, calf spine, rubbed. 108 pages of entries. Recording business discussed at meetings, (often to do with problems of the poor e.g. '.... taking into consideration the order of removal of John Langman's Widow & her Children from the Parish Yeovil to this parish', 'a Letter Received from Mr. W. Rowe was read, in which he has suggested the propriety of increasing the Labourers wages one or two shillings a week during the continuance of the present dearth....'), resolutions passed, names of those nominated Overseers of the Poor, Constables, Surveyors of the Ways etc., salaries to be paid. The later records list those present. 1842-65. £110.00

  66. 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

  67. Pepperdon Estate, Moretonhampstead THE ATTRACTIVE AND AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY The Pepperdon Estate Moretonhampstead.... Residential Sporting Estate, Five Cottages.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... at the Commercial Hotel, Newton Abbot, On Wednesday, 25th September, 1946.... Folio, 14pp, loosely inserted is a large coloured folding plan. 1946. £22.00

  68. Plymouth A SCEDUEL OF PACQUETS sent to Commissioner Rogers at Plymouth to be Distributed to the Several Captains of His Majesty's Ships as is against their Names Exprest. Manuscript on one side of sm. folio sheet, folded. Lists 12 names of Captains with their ships in a large clear hand. Includes 'Hood... Vestal', 'Warwick... Proserpine Fire Ship'. c1753. £45.00
    Hood later became an Admiral. He was captain of the Vestal in 1759.

  69. Pomeroy Castle SEPIA WATERCOLOUR showing a gate and surrounding wall with the castle in the background, trees in fore-ground. Size approx. 6" x 8", in dark sepia mount, with gold lines. December 4th, 1810. £40.00
    A competent amateur hand. Titled in left hand margin, hidden by mount, 'Pomeroy Castle, December 4th, 1810.

  70. Sidmouth BOND of William Rugg of Sidmouth, Chair Maker, to Abraham Follet, Mercer for 340. 1p, printed with MS inserts, small wax seal. 1800. £12.00

  71. Southern Railway TRACK DIAGRAMS 5 plans, average size 8" x 12", for lines at Budleigh, Ottery, Exmouth, Sidmouth, Honiton, with notes in ink re. welding required, etc. c1940. £18.00

  72. Tavistock ENGINEER'S DRAWING of 7ft Wire Rope Pulley, Cast Iron Rim &c with Wrought Iron Arms. Scale 1" = 1ft. Drawing in ink, attractively coloured in blue and grey wash, on paper size 15" x 22". Shows Side Elevation and Front Elevation. With stamp of Joseph Mathews & Co., Engineers, Tavistock Iron Works. March 27th 1884. £35.00

  73. Tavistock Rifle Volunteers ARCHITECT'S DRAWING titled 'Magazine & Shelter House for the 22nd Devon (Tavistock) Rifle Volunteers. April 1876. Scale " = 1 foot. On Whatman paper size 16" x 19". Front Elevation, End Elevation and Shelter House in ink and three colours. 1876. £35.00
    Shows small building with wooden shutters and decorative finials.

  74. Thorverton CONDITIONS AND SPECIFICATION of Works to be done in constructing the extension of a Common Sewer in the Town of Thorverton, Devon. 5p., sm. folio, signed over stamp by Contractors. Small drawing of section in text. 26th October 1877. £26.00
    '... the pipes are to be jointed with clay worked to and made of a consistency sufficiently tough to allow a band of it a foot long to be suspended without breaking...'

  75. Tiverton BILL OF T.C. HAYDON Ironmonger, Cutler, Brazier & Tinman, Gold Street Tiverton, to the Committe for the Market Trust. Size 10" x 4", attractive engraved heading showing kettle, scuttle, fender and tongs, man with hammer etc. Lists 4 items including 'Iron Ball for Middle Gate & Fixing Do.... Pillars cast solid....' together with.... Note signed by P. Partridge and 2 others to the Market Trustees, recommending the Thomas Haydon be paid 60 for erecting the Gates at the Bampton Street entrance. 1p., 4to, folds. Feb. 7th 1837. £30.00

  76. Tiverton BILL of J.W. Tucker to the Trustees of the Market, for a year's attendance to the Market House Clock, and repairing the suspension, oiling the movement. 1p, 4to, folds. October 1835. £16.00

  77. Tiverton LETTER from John Heathcoat to the New Market Committee, giving his opinion on chosing from two quotations for a clock, apparently in answer to their request for advice. 1p., 4to, with note on adjoining leaf comparing measurements of Tucker's and Pollard's specification. n.d. c1835. £16.00
    'The value of a Clock (particularly a Turret Clock) depends chiefly upon the accuracy of the Workmanship, so that a Clock of the same size and with similar Movements, may be made for half the Sum which another fitted up with accuracy will cost....'

  78. Tiverton QUOTATION from J. & L. Pollard for making an 8 day clock 'for the New Market House at Tiverton'. Letter dated Crediton May 1st 1830, beginning 'Gentlemen', setting out details of clock to be made, for a price of 48. One page, in a neat hand, blank adjoining leaf, docket title on verso 'Mr Patch, Tiverton'. 1830. £40.00
    The clock was to be 'complete with two copper dials 2 pair of copper Hands and Figures sett in gold.... the size of movement of the clock about 2 ft 6 inches wide & 1ft. 8 High....'

  79. Tiverton SETTLEMENT of three dwellinghouses with gardens in St. Andrews Street, formerly in the possession of Bartholomew Davey, Tallow Chandler. Elizabeth Gill, to William Wotton, Veterinary Surgeon, of Tiverton, and others. Vellum, 22" x 26", wax seals, 6" brown stain at top corner. 1848. £12.00

  80. Tiverton SPECIFICATION for erecting Iron Gates to the entrance from Bampton Street in Tiverton to the new Market.... 2p., sm. folio, setting out exact measurements etc. Refers to plan (not present). On adjoining leaf is signed agreement between Thomas Haydon, Ironmonger and Whitesmith, and F. Patch, the Clerk, for the completion of the Blacksmiths, Whitesmiths, Painters.... work in the Specification, 1p, and on verso is agreement signed by Haydon to keep the gates in repair for seven years. Attached at corner with a pin is letter from Haydon, Sept. 20th 1836, saying he will undertake the iron work in the specification and 'fix the same with Bampton stone' for 60, 1p, sm. 4to, small wax seal. 1836. £40.00

  81. Torbay CRUCHLEY'S Reduced Ordnance map. Sheet No. 3. Size 19" x 35", hand coloured, scale 2" to 1 mile. Linen-backed, folding into cloth boards, gilt title. c1880. £14.00
    Reprint of Cary's half-inch map. Mostly sea, covers only Torbay and Dart estuary.

  82. Torquay SEPIA WATERCOLOUR showing the harbour, several boats and houses skirting the water, with headlands in the background. Size approx. 6" x 8", in ivory mount, with gold lines. December 4th, 1810. £40.00
    A competent amateur hand. Titled in left hand margin, hidden by mount, 'Torquay, December 4th, 1810.

  83. Venn Ottery RATE BOOKS Three books, 1861-73, 1880-1883, 1883-86, printed in columns with details in manuscript, with name of occupier, name of owner, description, name of property, rateable value, gross estimated rental etc. Approx. 70 double page spreads, signed by Auditor and Justices, in each book. Cloth boards, half calf, size 7" x 12", boards grubby, calf worn, inner hinge broken on one volume. 1861-86. £95.00
    Approx. 30 occupiers listed in each half-yearly assessment.

    Devon Acts Parliament

  84. Bideford Extension Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the North Devon Railway at Fremington Pill to Bideford, to be called "the Bideford Extension Railway".... 13pp. 1853. £28.00

  85. Dartmouth and Torbay Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Torquay Branch of the South Devon Railway to or near to Dartmouth, to be called "The Dartmouth and Torbay Railway".... 24pp. 1857. £28.00

  86. Exeter and Exmouth Railway AN ACT to extend the Time for the compulsory Purchase of Lands for Parts of the Exeter and Exmouth Railway. 3pp. 1857. £10.00

  87. Exeter Gaslight AN ACT to repeal and consolidate the Acts relating to the Exeter Gaslight and Coke Company... and to confer further Powers on the Exeter Gaslight and Coke Company..... 22pp. 1865. £9.00

  88. Sidmouth Market AN ACT for maintaining and regulating the Market in the Parish of Sidmouth.... 14pp. 1839. £11.00

  89. Sidmouth Railway AN ACT to enable the Sidmouth Railway and Harbour Company to make certain Deviations in their authorized Line.... 8pp. 1867. £12.00

  90. South Devon and Tavistock Railway AN ACT to authorize the South Devon and Tavistock Railway Company to lease their Railway, to enable them to raise further Capital for the Completion of their Undertaking.... 7pp. 1858. £16.00

  91. South Devon Railway Company AN ACT to confer further Powers on the South Devon Railway Company for the Acquisition of Land and Construction of Works.... 11pp. 1866. £10.00

  92. South Devon Railway AN ACT for facilitating the Conversion by the South Devon Railway Company of Loan into Capital, and for enabling the same Company to effect Arrangements between different Classes of Shareholders for the Creation of New Shares.... 10pp. 1851. £9.00

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  93. Beaminster MORTGAGE of a Freehold Estate in the Parishes of Beaminster, Broadwindsor, Cheddington & South Perrott for securing 6000 and interest, Geroge Digby and others to R. Bamford Hesketh. 4pp., folio, with brief schedule. Many pencil altertions. 1882. £8.00

  94. Blandford Forum A DISTANT VIEW OF BLANDFORD TOWN pen and ink drawing, with some grey wash, of the whole town and surrounding fields and trees. Shows buildings in elevation, in great detail, including the church tower, a large house with a classical type frontage, with weathervane and decorative stonework at the corner. Two roads leading out of the village are labelled 'way to the Brid' and 'road to Brianston'. Size 9" x 12", waterstaining and light browning, two small holes, one with loss of the 'B' in the title, and another with loss of small area of a field. Ruled border to right and left, possibly slightly trimmed at bottom edge, as it seems the original word 'bridge' has been clipped off and added in a different ink. Edges reinforced with strips of paper. probably late 18th century. £120.00
    The viewpoint seems to be from a hill south of the town, looking across to the opposite hill, with the river behind the artist.

  95. Farrington Estate PARTICULARS OF THE VALUABLE ESTATE IN THE HEART OF THE PORTMAN VALE COUNTRY known as The Farrington Estate near Sturminster Newton comprising a total area of approximately 330 Acres which Messrs. Rawlence & Squarey are instructed to offer For Sale by Private Treaty. 8pp, coloured folding plan loosley inserted, one leaf dusty. 1941. £16.00

  96. Frith & Co. SWANAGE Five loose photographs of Swanage, one of Corfe Castle, one of Studland Bay. Size 5" x 8", matt paper, numbered and titled in white in plate. c1880. £14.00
    Includes the Globe, good view of bay with bathing huts.

  97. Sandecotes Estate, Parkstone PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OFTHE SANDECOTES ESTATE A highly valuable and rapidly improving Freehold Property.... A Capital Residence.... 73 Acres of Undulating Woodland.... Which willbe offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs Farebrother, Ellis, Clark & Co. At the Auction Mart, Tokenhouse, London, E.C. On Thursday, the 22nd of September, 1892. Folio, coloured folding plan, 5pp, original printed wraps, with map on top wrap, signs where once folded. 1892. £24.00

    Dorset Acts Parliament

  98. Bridport to Maiden Newton Railway AN ACT for constructing a Railway from Bridport to Maiden Newton, on the Wilts, Somerset, and Weymouth Railway.... 16pp. 1855. £26.00

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

  100. Beckford WILL of Miss Sarah Harper of Beckford, 1796. Copy on 6p sm. folio. Paper water-marked 1796. £12.00
    Leaves legacies to William Wakeman of Beckford, Sarah Webb of Stanway etc.

  101. Bibury MILLWRIGHTS BILLS Two bills of John Hewer, Mill Wright, South Cerney, itemising work done at Bibury Mill, 1 foolscap sheet dated Oct. 22, 1825 - March 15, 1826 including 2 new pully wheels, 'puting In a New Water Whell shaft' etc., one p, 4to, dated Oct. 31st, and one bill of Ja. Smith, July 13 - Dec. 12, 1826, for work done at Lower Mill and Mill Farm, including 'Materials for New Geat at Rick Yard'. All marked settled by Mr. Bowley. 1825-6. £18.00

  102. Bristol Junction Canal AT A VERY NUMEROUS AND RESPECTABLE MEETING of the landowners upon the line of the proposed Canal holden at the Cross Hands Inn in Old Sodbury in the County of Gloucester on Monday the 21st day of May 1810.... Manuscript notes of the meeting and resolutions passed. Two and a half pages, foolscap, many crossings out and amendments. Signed 'Beaufort'. 1810. £55.00
    The landowners, who formed a committee including Christopher Codrington, Wm. Scrope, Wm. Bullock, to act on their behalf, felt the proposed canal would be 'highly injurious to the owners and propietorsof lands' through which it passed, and proposed that a subscription be raised to defray the expenses of opposing it, and the 'proceedings of the meeting.... be inserted in the Courrier & Morning Chronicle and also in the Gloucester Journal, Bath Chronicle....' This canal wuld have passed through the Gloucestershire Coalfield. The scheme was dropped in favour of the North Wilts. Canal.

  103. Castlett, Manor of COPY OF A RECOVERY of the Manor of Castlett with the appurtenances and three Messuages and water Grist Mill and Dovehouse, Four Gardens, three hundred acres of land.... in the parish of Lower Guiting. John Jordan against John Tapscott. 3p., folio. 1754. £12.00

  104. Charlton Kings MANOR OF ASHLEY Group of Manorial Admissions and Surrenders, copies from the Court Roll, signed by Deputy Steward, on vellum, size approx. 17" x 18", some being on two sheets. 6 in all, some slight yellowing of vellum in places. 1811-1867. £50.00
    Names include Chapman, Bubb, Kearsey, Sadler.

  105. Cheltenham Solicitors LETTER BOOK. Manuscript Letter Book covering the period from May 18th 1839 to April 2nd 1846, on 236 pages + 12 page index, written in a neat hand, with name and address of client in column on left, copy of letter on right, under date. Presumably copies of all their outgoing correspondence during this period. Some of the names mentioned in the index are :- Bellbroughton Parish Overseers, Clutterbuck, Griffiths, Noel, and the Landlord of Waterloo Hotel. Many of the letters are concerned with deceased estates, debts, and property. Sm folio, full vellum, covers slightly browned. 1839-1846. £70.00

  106. East Gloucestershire Railway MAP showing the Railway from Cheltenham to London and to Witney and Oxford. Lithographed in black and red, size approx. 10 x 15", folded. 1864. £18.00
    The Railway scheme had to be abandoned after protests and an enquiry in the House of Lords.

  107. Guiting Power LEASE for a Year of dwelling house and piece of arable land, Richard Thorndell of Guiting Power to John Etheridge, Blacksmith and Elizabeth his wife. Vellum, 13" x 20", small wax seal, minor damp-spotting in one area. 1729. £14.00
    Names adjoining owners.

  108. Guiting Power LEASE for a Year of Messuage, Water Grist Mill, and land called Mill Bank, Upper Mill Field, Kennel Meadow, Sheephills, part of the Manor of Castlett, Richard Smaith of Castlett to John Walker of Guiting Power. Vellum, 24" x 27", armorial wax seal. Some yellowing of vellum. 1817. £12.00

  109. Guiting Power LEASE FOR A YEAR of messuage and garden in Guiting, Stephen Cull to Richard Thorndell and Elizabeth his wife. Vellum, 13" x 14", small wax seal, good calligraphic initial letter. Good clean condition. 1711. £20.00

  110. Lidbrook WILL of Henry Morse of Lidbrook in Ruardean, Barge Owner, 1804. Sm. folio, copy made 1830, 5p, plus 3p of lawyer's notes. 1830. £14.00
    Bequeathes share in barges called 'Henry' and 'Industry', share in Coal Mine called Twenty Inches to his brother.

  111. Lower Guiting LEASE of a Cottage, Thomas Vernon and David Holland of Norton, Lords of the Manor to John Clapton, Labourer. Vellum, 18" x 25", 2 wax seals, vellum slightly darkened. 1764. £14.00

  112. Marshfield Borough A PRESENTMENT MADE BY THE JURY AND HOMAGE at the Court Leet and Court Baron of the Honble. Sr. William Codrington.... the first day of November 1754. Copy, folio sheet listing 10 'items' regarding grazing of the Lord's flock on the Down, 6 pence fine payable at Christmas by all tradesmen, ownership of the Brook etc. Folio sheet, folded, wear and browning to central folds, due to damp, with loss of some words. 1754. £10.00

  113. Ruardean AGREEMENT made between Margett Gill of Ruedean in the hunder of St Brevell to sell to houses and arehartt (?) and Garden in the Moorwood to the said Thos. Cowmedow of the parish of Englis Bicknor... On paper, 2 sides of sm.folio sheet, folded, slight wear at folds, browned. Signed and witness with marks, four signed receipts on verso.. 1773. £15.00
    The money was to be paid in yearly installments, and if Margaret Gill died, to Elizabeth Pool. Margaret Gill also agrees to leave her 'all her wering apereall after her desest'.

  114. Stanton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement in Stanton, 'and also the sitting or kneeling place in the Church at the Vestry Door', Hester Halling of Stanton and Thomas Halling of Winchcombe to William Teale of Stanton, Tailor. Vellum 13" x 2", 2 wax seals. 1756. £12.00

  115. Stroud and Chepstow ORDNANCE SURVEY Contoured Road Map, Sheet 103.... together with.... Stow-on-the-Wold, Sheet 93. Scale one inch to one mile. Popular editions, linen backed, Ellis Martin Covers. 1919. Corrections to 1931. £8.00

  116. Tewkesbury and Dymock RELEASE to make a tenant to the Precipe for suffering a Recovery of Lands in Charely in Worcestershire and Standish, Dymock and The Mythe and Tewkesbury, William Buckle to Thomas Lawes. Vellum, 28" x 31", wax seals, vellum browned. 1783. £15.00
    Refers to houses in High St., Tewkesbury, Coal Yard near the Key, Malthouses etc.

  117. Whaddon, near Stroud WHADDON MANOR HOUSE Pencil drawing of the front elevation of the house, with ornamental doorway, gables, smaller house at left side. Rather clumsily highlighted in parts with touches of white. On thick paper, size 10" x 14". Light crease across one corner. n.d. c1890? £16.00
    On verso is note 'copied from drawing.... by G. Whetter'.

  118. Winchcombe LEASE to vest posession of a moiety of lands in the Manor of Sudeley known as Thornes Close, Stancombe Close and the Gullett, Samuel Cox of Sudeley to Charles Hayward of Winchcombe. On paper, 13" x 16", wax seal. 30th Dec. 1805. £12.00


  119. Woollen industry TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY in Humble obedience to your Majesty's Commands signified to me by The Right Honourable George John Earl Spencer.... referring to me the annexed Petition of Isaac Sanford of the City of Gloucester Civil Engineer and Stephen Price of Stroud Civil Engineer to consider thereof and report my opinion... which Petition setsforth that the Petitioners.... have found out and invented a new improvement of method to raise a Nap or Pile on Woollen Cotton and all other Cloth.... Document which would have accompanied the Petition, in MS on 3 pages small folio, signed by Samuel Romilly. Folds, small piece torn from top corner of second page, affecting 3 letters of one word, traces of mounting on blank verso. The letter recommends that a patent be granted, and that the petitioners should cause a complete description of their invention to be inrolled. 1806. £60.00
    George John Spencer was Secretary of State for one year only, 1806. The paper is watermarked 1801.

    Gloucestershire Acts Parliament

  120. Almondsbury Marriages AN ACT to render valid Marriages heretofore solemnized in the Chapel of Ease called Saint Peter's Church, in the Parish of Almondsbury.... 2pp., left hand edge slightly ragged. 1877. £9.00

  121. Awre AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Waste and other Commonable Lands, within the Tything of Awre, in the Parish of Awre.... 19pp. Top leaf dusty at edges. 1796. £18.00

  122. Duntisborne Abbotts AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Pastures, Waste Grounds... in the parish of Duntisborne Abbotts.... 18pp. 1777. £22.00

  123. Forest of Dean Mines & Quarries A BILL Intituled An Act for regulating the opening and working of Mines and Quarries in the Forest of Dean and Hundred of Saint Briavels in the County of Gloucester. 44pp. 1838. £26.00

  124. Gloucester Market AN ACT for establishing a proper Place for holding Markets and Fairs for the Sale of Live Stock in the City of Gloucester, and the Suburbs thereof, and for opening convenient Avenues thereto, and for watching and otherwise improving the said City. 26pp. 1821. £17.00

  125. Gloucester Water AN ACT for supplying the City of Gloucester with fresh Water. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 5pp. 1740. £14.00

  126. Small family, of Uley AN ACT for sale of an undivided Share of Tythes in the Isle of Wight, settled on John Foyle Small.... and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of an Estate in the County of Gloucester.... 7pp, disbound, pages held with small staples, paper slightly chipped at corners. 1753. £16.00

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  127. Ashill COUNTERPART LEASE of cottage 'wherein William Karles now liveth built upon the Waste Ground of the said George Speke in the disafforested forest of Neroch in the Manor of Aishill', George Speke of Dillington to William Karles. Vellum, size 20" x 25", wax seal, some foxing of vellum. 1724. £20.00

  128. Ashill LEASE of Caige Bush Farm. William Porter of Sheffield to Thomas Coleman of Hermitage, White Lackington. On paper, 3p large folio, wax seal. 9th Sept. 1859. £10.00

  129. Bishops Hull LEASE of water mill called 'Fideoak Mill', with the Head Weir, right of fishing and right to dig gravel, Walter Walter of Oldbury Lodge, Bishops Hull, to John Pane of Kingston. Large vellum sheets, 3 wax seals. 1865. £10.00

  130. Bleadon MANOR OF OLDMIXON Observations on Title, with replies. 3p. folio, in MS. 1862. £6.00
    Refers to Bisdee family.

  131. Bonner (T) Engraver BACKWELL CHURCH Copper engraving, size 5" x 6", in ivory mount, border lines on mount. Some barely perceptible rubbing of paper in one corner. c1791. £13.00

  132. Burnham-on-Sea, Love Lane CIRCUS FIESTA Tony Hopkins presents Live Family Entertainment at its Very Best. Poster, size 24" x 17", picturing clown, lion, jumping poodle etc. Traces of two folds. 1970's. £6.00

  133. Chaffcombe LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1878-9, 1887-9, 1897-8, 1894-5, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9. Folio, 4pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 50 properties in each assessment. Some outside leaves dust-stained. 7 items in all. 1878-1909. £22.00

  134. Chelwood ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No XIII.13. Printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" = 1 mile. Revised 1902. £12.00
    Shows part of Chelwood, Hunstrete House, etc.

  135. Clevedon PLANS, PARTICULARS, VIEWS, & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Handsome Family Mansion known as Clevedon Hall.... W. Hughes & Son have been favoured with instructions to sell in three lots at the Grand Hotel, Bristol, October 22nd, 1907.... Folio, wraps, 7pp, large folding coloured plan. 2 photographs. Has been once folded horizontally, page edges slightly nibbled along 1", split along part of spine. 1907. £45.00
    Also lists the covenants set up by Conrad Finzel, the sugar merchant who previously owned the house (includes covenenants regarding sale of liquor, repair of sea wall, access to minerals etc.)

  136. Compton Durvill LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1886-7, 1887-8, 1894-5, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1910-11, 1912-13. Folio, 4pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 25 properties in each assessment. Some outside leaves badly dust-stained. 1886-1913. £17.00

  137. Crewkerne DRAFT CONVEYANCE of lands called Blacknell in Crewkerne, Isaac Sparks and John Bridge to William Cuff of Merriott. 7p. folio, some amendments and corrections, brief schedule.... together with Draft Conveyance, 1867, of a Close of Land called Beadons in Merriott, John Templeman to William Fitchett Cuff, 5p., folio 1856. £12.00

  138. Crewkerne and Merriott COPY CONVEYANCE of a dwelling house and lands called Evertons, Putwell Orchard, Middlegate, Haymore Mead, etc., William Fitchett Cuff and Emma Whitfield, in Settlement previous to their Marriage. 8p. folio, including 1p schedule. 1851. £9.00

  139. Crewkerne LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1875-76, 1878-9, 1886-87, 1894-5, 1897-8, 1902-3. Folio, approx. 16pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing 200 - 500 properties in each assessment. Some outside leaves badly dust-stained. 1875-1903. £38.00

  140. Donyatt COPY WILL of Charles Vile of Donyhatt. 1p, sm. folio. 1858. £10.00
    Mentions his 'cider mill and press casks and apples'.

  141. Englishcombe A CUSTOME ROLLE of the said Mannor accordinge to a presentmt. upon the Oath of the Tenants att a Court of Survey there holden on the behalf of the most mighty Prynce of Wales.... 1615. Manuscript in a neat hand on 2pp., sm. folio. Copy, on paper watermarked 1808. £25.00
    'The customarie tenants of this Manor have time out of mind taken the shroudes of all manner Trees for Fewell....'

  142. Failand BIRDS seen and heard in and around Lower Failand during the Girl Guide Woodcraft Camp April 6th - April 13th 1939. Manuscript, consisting of decorative title in red, listing of 50 birds in a fine "Gothic" calligraphy, over 3 leaves (written on one side only), with a pencil sketch of a wren pasted to final leaf. Bound in plain binders cloth, small folio, with hand-blocked decorative endpapers. Indelible owner's stamp to f.e.p. 1939. £16.00

  143. Kingweston VALUATION OF THE TITHES OF THE PARISH OF KINGWESTON by William Summers, September 1838. Marked 'Copy' (paper watermarked 1837) on top wrap. Lists premises, Quality, area, tithe value per acre, amount, with references to a No on map (this not present), and Annual Value, with a grand total. Small folio, on 7 double-page spreads, wraps. 1838. £35.00

  144. Knowle Estate PRELIMINARY PARTICULARS OF LOTS. By Order of the Trustees of the Estate of the late Worsley Battersby, Esq. Knowle Estate 3 miles from Dunster, Somerset. Messrs W.R.J. Greenslade & Co have been instructed to Sell by Auction.... on Thursday, the 20th Day of July, 1916, at "The Luttrell Arms" Hotel, Dunster. This Freehold Residential and Agricultural Estate extends to over 2,000 Acres and includes The Noble Country Mansion known as "Knowle House".... the Fine Old Manor House known as "Bickham".... Hill and Pitsworthy Farms in Exford; and other valuable lots. Folio, 6pp, original wraps. 1916. £15.00

  145. Lake LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1875-6, 1878-9, 1886-7, 1894-5, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1905-6, 1907-8, 1908-9, 1910-11, 1913-14, 1914-15. Folio, 3pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing approx. 5 properties in each assessment. Some outside leaves badly dust-stained, one assessment ragged at edges. 1875-1915. £14.00

  146. Nunney AUCTION SALE OF AN IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL ESTATE including:- 21 Cottages.... Vallis Quarries, Downhead Quarry.... Nunney Castle which includes the Lordship of the Manor of Nunney.... Folio, wraps, 50pp, photos. Plan not present (it appears to have been issued separately). 1950. £16.00

  147. Portbury ASSIGNMENT of a messuage and twelve acres of land in Portbury in the tithing of Shippey, Joseph Purnell of Portbury and Mary his wife to Thomas Lord Lovell, of Norfolk. Vellum, 15" x 22", two small wax seals. 1728. £22.00

  148. J.S. & Co TWENTY FOUR VIEWS OF SHEPTON MALLETT & Neighbourhood. Being 24 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, original cloth gilt, cloth darkened, joints professionally re-inforced at inner hinge, preserving original endpapers, a few small marks on cloth. 3 plates with a few minor foxing spots. Inscription on endpaper from Revd. J. Jacombs, Bowlish Grange, Chaplain of the Prison at Shepton Mallett. c1870. £90.00
    Most views are signed 'J.S. & Co' in the plate, a couple signed 'Kershaw & Son, London.' The views comprise:- Shepton Mallett 6; Wells. 4; Chedder 2; Glastonbury 7; Frome 4; Warminster 1.

  149. Stuckey's Bank, Taunton SOMERSET & BATH WESTERN ASYLUM Bank Book, 8vo, parchment wraps. 32p of entries, plus many blanks. 1897-1898 £14.00

  150. Taunton CHIPPERFIELD'S Europe's largest Circus and Menagerie. Poster, printed mainly in red blue, yellow, and black, size 30" x 20", advertising performances at Taunton, Wellington Road, with seat prices etc. Pictures five stilt-walking chimps, the names of the many various acts emerging from a paper hoop. Small tear at top edge, neatly repaired on verso. 1950's. £25.00
    Includes 'Chief Eagle Eye Sharp Shooting with a Beautiful Human Target', 'Alola the Jungle Princess with Her Bengal Tigers' etc. etc.

  151. Watchmaker, Ilminster APPRENTICSHIP INDENTURE between Thomas Parsons, Currier, to John Hansford, Clock and Watchmaker and Jeweller. 2p, in MS. 1866. £8.00

  152. Wells CIRCUS REGO Poster advertising performances at Weslls, Lower Recreation Ground. Size 30" x 20", picture of a lion tamer with tiger jumping through flaming hoop taking up most of the area of the poster. Some very light water-staining, pin holes in margins. 1960's. £12.00

  153. Wells CIRCUS REGO It's new! It's out of this world. Colour poster size 19" x 12", advertising performances at Wells recreation ground. Shows clown with animals as astronauts. Traces of two folds. 1960's. £10.00

    Somerset Acts Parliament

  154. Bristol and Exeter Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further Powers on the Bristol and Exeter Railway Company with reference to their own Undertaking and the Undertakings of other Companies.... 19pp. 1867. £14.00
    Mainly concerned with the Cheddar, Axbridge, Puriton Railways and the Chard Canal.

  155. Crewkerne Inclosure AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parish and Rectory Manor of Crewkerne.... 24pp. 1814. £18.00

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

  157. Minehead Harbour AN ACT for Prolonging the Term for Payment of certain Duties Granted by an Act made.... Intituled An Act for Recovering, Securing and Keeping in Repair the Harbour of Minehead.... 5pp. plus covering leaf, Black Letter, some off-setting. 1716. £16.00

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  158. Alderbury MAP of Alderbury Hundred. Hand coloured engraved map, size 15" x 10", border at top and bottom. 1844. £18.00
    From Hoare's 'Modern Wiltshire'.

  159. Ashton Gifford House, Codford THE FREEHOLD & SPORTING PROPERTY known as Ashton Gifford House, Codford.... Capital Farm Buidlings.... Bailiff's House. Two Entrance Lodges.... 60 Acres.... Messrs Constable & Maude Are instructed to offer the above for Sale by Auction.... On Wednesday, 20th November, 1929. Roy 8vo, coloured folding plan, frontis, 8pp, original wraps. 1929. £15.00

  160. Bennet family of Tisbury PEDIGREE Large folio sheet, folded, showing descendants of Thomas Bennet of Pyt House, down to 1847. Extracted from the Records of The College of Arms. n.d. c1890. £5.00

  161. Branch and Dole MAP of Branch and Dole Hundred. Engraved, Roman road coloured in red. Size 12" x 9", plus margins. 1844. £18.00
    From Hoare's 'Modern Wiltshire'.

  162. Chute Forest ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLIX.6. Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). Minor repaired tear. Surveyed 1878, Second Ed. 1900. £12.00
    Covers Chute Lodge, Home Farm, Keepers Lodge etc.

  163. Gillman (C) Pub. DEVIZES AND WILTS ADVERTISER Newspaper, 8pp. Some browning. Attractive woodcuts in adverts on front page. Aug. 7, 1879. £8.00

  164. Great Bedwin PROBATE of the Will of Thomas Hill, Gentleman. Refers to house in Ramsbury, shop and land at Chipping Lambourn, Berks. and bequest to Asylum at Earlswood. 2 vellum sheets, 21" x 27", with probate certificate attached. 24th Dec. 1869. £12.00

  165. Heytesbury MAP of Heytesbury Hundred. Engraved, size 13" x 18", plus margins, two vertical folds. Some offsetting. 1837. £40.00
    From Hoare's 'Modern Wiltshire'.

  166. Hill Deverell PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Corn and Sheep Farm with the Manor House, Homestead and Down Buildings.... Comprising an area of about 656a.3r.15p.... which will be sold by Auction by Mr. Edward Waters.... Warminster, 20th August, 1887. 4pp., folio, folded, title page with attractive typefaces. 1887. £16.00
    'The farm is in the centre of the South Wilts Hunt....'

  167. Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT of the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation. 17th July, 1827. 3pp., folio. folded and addressed on verso to Thos. Dicken at Market Drayton, black circular postmark with the letters "W A U'. Comprises Report of Chairman, Charles Dundas, Report of the Clerk concerning shares, Annual Account of Receipts and Expenditure (including details of monthly tonnage on the Kennett and Avon Canal and the River Kennet, sale of two tenements, 'New Works... New Cranes.... 408.3.9d, New Swing Bridge at Newbury.... 120...'etc.) July 28th, 1827. £55.00

  168. Kennet and Avon Canal AT A MEETING OF PROPRIETORS of Shares in the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation, held at the Railway Hotel Reading, the 26th day of August, 1845.... Admiral Dundas in the Chair.... Report of the Meeting, giving details of the Report of the Select Sub-Committee on the proposed conversion of the Canal into a Railway, and the resolutions passed. 3pp., folio, folded with address of C. Liddiard, Wantage, on verso, with red postmark. 1845. £45.00
    'it is indispensable to the interests of the Kennet and Avon Canal Company, to convert the Canal.... into a Railway....' 'The distance from London to Bath.... will be shortened.... a very populous vale, extending from Newbury, Hungerford by Foxfield, Little Bedwin.... and All Cannings, to Devizes, very much needing direct Railway communication, will obtain this desideratum....'

  169. Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT of the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation. 3pp, folio, comprising report by the Chairman J.W.D. Dundas, report of the Clerk regarding shares, Account of Income and Expenditure of the Company (expenditure includes repairs of locks, surveying and mapping, ice breaking, lock-keepers salaries etc.) Folded and sent through he post with address on verso and Marlborough postmark. 17th July, 1838. £50.00

  170. Marlborough, Parish of St Peter & St Paul THE LIST OF BURGESSES Single sheet 17" x 11", printed on one side only, listing Burgesses, in columns with Name, Nature of Property Rated, Street or Lane etc. Folded, with tear at one fold affecting one name. Emberlin, Pr., Marlborough, Sept. 1855. £12.00

  171. North Bradley and Southwick SALE OF EXTREMELY PRODUCTIVE DAIRY FARM known as Southwick Court. A feature of particular interest is the Residence, which is a fine old Moated Grange, of considerable antiquity.... which Messrs. Cooper & Tanner, Ltd., have been favoured with insructions to Sell by Auction.... May 19th, 1936. 10pp., sm. folio. Photographs and 5 large folding coloured plans. Staples rusty hence wraps loose. 1936. £32.00

  172. North Bradley COPY ENCLOSURE AWARD detailing allotments made under the 'Act for inclosing Lands within the Manors of North Bradley and Southwick....' 123 pages, written on rectos only, in 4to notebook, half calf, marbled boards. Headings (mainly name of person) and number on facing page e.g. 'No. 31. William Drewett... All that plot of ground on Yarnbrook Common containing one rood.... bounded on the West by the Turnpike road leading to Westbury....' Also details public and private roads. paper watermarked 1853. £75.00

  173. Nunton and Bodenham PARTICULARS OF SALE OF NUNTON HOUSE ESTATE. The Attractive Residence & Grounds known as "Nunton House,".... with Lower Nunton Farm House, Buildings, Lands & Cottages, embracinga total of 61a. 1r. 16p. Messrs. Rawlence & Squarey Are instructed to Offer the above for Sale by Auction at the White Hart Hotel, Salisbury on Tuesday, the 24th May, 1921. Coloured folding plan in pocket at rear, 19pp, original wraps. 1921. £20.00

  174. Poulshot, etc. THE REMAINING OUTLYING PORTIONS of the Wiltshire Estates of the Right Honble. Walter Long, M.P., in the Parishes of Poulshot, Potterne, Seend, Hilperton, Semington, Great Hinton, Melksham, Steeple Ashton and North Bradley. For Sale by Auction.... 17th May, 1911. 54pp., 4to. With Summary, numerous small photographs. Four hand coloured folding plans in pocket, lacks plan 5 (Lots 41 - 98). Prices realised added in pencil. 1911. £30.00

  175. Salisbury POWER OF ATTORNEY to accept Livery of Seizin, concerning the Farm House of St. Nicholas, and the Farm of St. Nicholas in East Harnham. Reserves certain lands, ways etc. to the Brothers and Sisters of St. Nicholas. Wm. Brodie Esq. M.P., and the Revd. Jas. Venables to Richard Attwood and Richard Rigden. 2p. 1840. £14.00

  176. Semley PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF THE FREEHOLD, RESIDENTIAL & AGRICULTURAL PROPERTIES Comprising: Five Valuable Dairy Farms, Semley Railway Hotel, Semley Dairy, excellent building sites, numerous cottages.... embracing a total of about 1,003a. 3r. 27p. Situate in the beautiful Semley Valley... Messrs. Ralence & Squarey Are instructed to offer the above Properties for Sale by Auction.... at The Market House, Shaftesbury, On Saturday, 28th June, 1924. Folio, 46pp, large colourd folding map in pocket at rear. 1924. £26.00

  177. Shrewton PARTICULARS of the Freehold Agricultural Estate known as Elston Hill.... with Excellent Farm House, 11 Cottages.... which Woolley & Wallis will sell by Auction on... May 23rd, 1950. 14pp., 4to, stiff wraps, coloured folding map in pocket, 7 photographic views. 1950. £17.00

  178. Simpson (G) Pr. DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday July 12, 1866. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. Attractive woodcuts in adverts on front page. A few very minor splits at folds. 1866. £15.00
    Contains notices of Sale of Manor of Maddington, Auction of Bath Free Stone at Box Station Yard, Death of Lord Lansdowne, etc.

  179. Southbroom Brewery, Devizes HUMBY & ROBBINS beg to intimate that they now have an extensive stock of Ales of the Finest Description.... Advertising leaflet, 1p. sm. 8vo, plus blank adjoining leaf, spike hole, together with small bill with printed heading. 1861. £8.00

  180. Spirthill PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF THE FREEHOLD DAIRY FARM, KNOWN AS "LEEKSHEDGE FARM," containing an area of about 123,658 Acres, embracing Attractive stone and brick built farmhouse.... Messrs. Rawlence & Squarey are instructed to offer the above for Sale by Auction.... at the Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Calne, on Monday, 18th June, 1934. Folio, 10pp, coloured folding map in pocket at rear, original wraps. 1934. £20.00

  181. Trowbridge WATER COMPANY Reports of the Directors and Engineer & Manager and Balance Sheet, for the Year ending Dec. 31, 1881. 3pp., folio, folded, together with similar for Year ending De.c 31, 1882. 2 items. 1881-2. £20.00

  182. Warminster etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Six maps, scale 1: 25,000 (2" to the mile), each sheet approx. 18" x 19". Sheet Nos. SU27 (Ramsbury), SU28 (Shrivenham), SU08 (Wootton Bassett), ST84 (Warminster), ST93 (Fonthill), SU17 (Chisledon). Provisional editions, 1950's. £16.00

    Wiltshire Acts Parliament

  183. Berks and Hants Railway AN ACT to authorize the Construction of a Railway from the Berks and Hants Extension Railway to Marlborough in Wiltshire. 16pp., including Table showing Traffice etc. 1861. £20.00

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

  185. Box AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road from the West End of Seend Street.... to the Horse and Jockey in the Parish of Box. 30pp., black letter, some off-setting. 1753. £18.00

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

  187. Littlecote Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Tithing of Littlecot, in the Parish of Enford.... 12pp. 1814. £17.00

  188. Malmesbury AN ACT for making and maintaining Turnpike Roads from the Town of Malmesbury to or near to the Town of Wootton Bassett, Sutton Benger Church,, and Dauntsey Gate.... 38pp. 1809. £12.00

  189. Marlborough Railway AN ACT to authorize the Construction of a Railway from the Berks and Hants Extension Railway to Marlborough in Wiltshire. 16pp. 1861. £22.00

  190. Marlborough, West-Kennet, Shepherd's Shord, Beckhampton, Cherill Hill, Avebury, Beckhampton Roads AN ACT for repairing the Roads leading from Marlborough through West-Kennet to Shepherd's Shord; and from the Hare and Hounds in Beckhampton, to the Top of Cherill Hill; and from the Town of Avebury to the Cross-way at Beckhampton.... 24pp. 1742. £15.00

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  191. Algarkirk, Fosdyke, and Sutterton Lincolnshire PARTICULARS AND PLAN OF A VERY VALUABLE ESTATE.... 194 Acres with Farmhouse, Cottages, Barn and Buildings, to be Sold by Auction, By Messrs. Briggs.... On Wednesday, the 4th of November, 1868. Folio, 3pp, folded, large coloured folding map, short tears at folds, outer leaf slightly dusty. 1868. £18.00

  192. Anglesey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXVIII, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 41", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into beige paper wraps. Main roads and major towns coloured, rivers and coast shaded. Some slight spotting in top margin. c1845. £24.00
    Covers Ormes Head, Caernarvon, the whole of Anglesey.

  193. Attleborough, Norfolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Highly Desirable Estate comprising Small Farms, Cottages, and Accommodation Lands... to be sold by auction at the Royal Hotel.... 28th day of August 1884. 7pp., folding plan, coloured in outline, completed memorandum on verso. Split down spine. 1884. £18.00

  194. Avington Park Estate Hampshire 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

  195. Ayrshire, Scotland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 14, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 19" x 25", mounted on linen folding into sm. 8vo cloth boards. Six small yellowish stains at folds. 1872. £17.00

  196. 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.

  197. Bacon's COUNTY MAP OF HAMPSHIRE Folding map with index of villages etc. Orange paper wraps, 8vo, showing lady cyclist, rubbed at corners. c1900. £5.00

  198. 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. £10.00

  199. Bacon's PLAN OF HASTINGS & ST. LEONARDS Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 3 colours. Scale approx. 4" to 1 mile. c1895. £12.00

  200. Bacon's PLAN OF MANCHESTER Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre, printed in 3 colours. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Street index printed down sides. c1885. £12.00

  201. Bacup, Lancashire CONVEYANCE of a plot of land part of the Lane Ends Estate in Rockliffe, James Maden Holt to Daniel Greenwood and others, Corn Millers. 2 large vellum sheets, in text is a fine coloured manuscript plan in border 12" x 20", scale 1 chain to an inch, showing Trough Syke Brook, 3 reservoirs, Railway, Rockliffe Vale Mill, proposed bridge and road, etc. 6 small wax seals. 1893. £32.00

  202. Barr & Stroud Ltd. London & Glasgow BINOCULARS Leaflet, 10pp on folding strip, attractive Deco-style title in colour of woman with binoculars. Illustrates 11 types, with prices. 1937. £10.00

  203. Bartholomew (John) GEOLOGICAL MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES Reduced Chiefly from the Ordnance and Geological Surveys under the Direction of Sir Archibald Geikie. Folding coloured map, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 40" x 33", plus margins, folding into cloth boards, lacks the Explanatory Notes. Scale 10 miles to 1". With reference key and longitudinal sections. 1892. £35.00


  204. Battle Abbey, Sussex DESCRIPTIVE PARTICULARS. THE HISTORIC AND WORLD-FAMED BATTLE ABBEY, AND DOMAIN, Comprising 6,118 Acres in the Parishes of Battle, Catsfield, Whatlington, Sedlescombe, Ewhurst, Northiam, Bexhill-on-Sea, Hooe and Pett.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction, by Mr Joseph Stower.... On Tuesday, the 26th of November, 1901. Folio, illusts, 5 large coloured folding plans, 388pp, original wraps. 1901. £120.00

  205. Bear Wood Estate, Berks & Hants PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of Valuable Freehold Properties, in the Parishes of Wokingham, Finchampstead, Sandhurst and Yateley, extending in all to about 307 acres and including small agricultural holdings.... residences, cottages.... To be Sold by Auction at the Town Hall, Reading, On Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19th and 20th, 1912. Folio, key plan and 4 coloured folding plans, 26pp, original printed wraps slightly dusty and spotty. 1912. £30.00

  206. Bedgebury Papers CATALOGUE of the Valuable and Interesting Literary & Historical Papers.... Old Venetian Point and Milanese Lace... for sale by auction by E. & H. Lumley. Sm. 4to., 12pp. 1899. £8.00

  207. Betts's NEW ITINERANT AND COMMERCIAL MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES Shewing the Various Lines of Railroad, the Turnpike and Principal Cross Roads, Navigable Rivers, Canals etc. Size 37" x 29", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo paper wraps, printed label. Two ink blots at top border, small piece of sealing wax adhering to surface, a few towns underlined in ink. With inscription of Fred Simmons, Major of Brigade, York. 1841. £45.00

  208. Beverley, Yorkshire PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS Sixteen views, oblong 8vo, original gilt boards. c1900. £10.00

  209. Birmingham Canal Navigation SHARE CERTIFICATE Received the Twenty sixth day of December 1836 from Ebenezer Johnston of Bishopsgate Street, Without in the City London. Engraved single sheet, thick paper, details entered in manuscript, size 6" x 8", decorative lettering with name of company in Gothic script with flourishes, etc., signed by Clerk to the said Company. 1836. £50.00

  210. Bourton Estate, Bucks HIGHLY IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY Extending to about 1,125 acres, embracing Four Excellent Dairy and Stock Farms.... To be offered by Auction by Humbert & Flint On Thursday, October 10th, 1918.... Folio, original wraps, 11pp, large coloured folding plan. 1918. £30.00

  211. Brighton PHOTOGRAPHIC SOUVENIR 25th Congress of the Royal Sanitary Institute Sept 5th to 10th 1910. Approx. 48 views, black and white, oblong 8vo, mainly full page but some small four or two to a page. Original printed card wraps. 1910. £16.00

  212. Bristol & North Somerset Railway STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS for the half-Year Ending Dec. 31st 1875 and June 30th 1876. 2pp. in each, small folio, folded with docket titles. 2 items. 1875 & 6. £16.00

  213. Bristol & North Somerset Railway TO THE SHAREHOLDERS of the Bristol and North Somerset Railway Company. Printed circular letter, 1p. 4to., folded, from George White, Clare St., Bristol, 10th May, 1881, and with his signature reproduced, explaining why he thinks approval of the Bill allowing the sale of the company to the Great Western Railway would be 'highly detrimental to their interests'.... together with.... TO THE SHAREHOLDERS of the Bristol and North Somerset Railway Company. Printed circular signed 'A Bath Shareholder' explaining why he thinks George White is wrong, and will vote to approve the Bill. 1pp., 4to, folded, with the relevant clause from the Bill printed on adjoining leaf. Bath 10th May, 1881. £38.00

  214. Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk A TRUE TERRIER of all the Glebe lands.... belonging to the Rectory and parish church.... with a dwelling house and other outhouses belonging.... 1p folio, listing 20 pieces of land with abutments, and acreage. Total measurement at foot of column, but it is not clear whether there was another leaf, as house is not mentioned specifically. 1747. £18.00

  215. Camberwell, Surrey 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.

  216. Carlisle, Cumberland RULES OF THE ENGINE DRIVERS & FIREMEN'S Friendly Society. Carlisle Branch. 12mo booklet, 14pp, plain stiff wraps, vignette of train on title page. Marginal tear affecting some pages. 1867. £18.00

  217. Cawston, Norfolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Small Residential Estate, known as 'Brandiston Hall', with Gardens and Ground, 13 Cottages, Fine Arable and Pasture Land.... which Messrs. Spelman have received instructions to Sell by Auction on Saturday, June the 3rd, 1905. 9pp., folio, wraps with photographic illusts., coloured plan. " tear at bottom reaching through all pages, wraps slightly grubby at edges. 1905. £28.00

  218. Chatham & Dover Railway ARBITRATION Second and Final Award. 23pp., 8vo, printed wraps. With schedules of Land Purchases, Creditors, etc. 1871. £20.00

  219. Cheltenham to Brighton PROSPECTUS of The Cheltenham, Oxford and London Junction Railway, Forming Also a Direct Route Between Cheltenham and Brighton, and Cheltenham and Dover. Folio, 3pp. Lists Provisional Committee (approx. 150 members), with addresses, gives details of route etc. 1845. £35.00
    A plan was issued, but is not present with this Prospectus.

  220. Christchurch, Hants. PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Estate comprising a Desirable Marine Residence called Heathercliffe House with about 8 acres of land... which will be Sold by Auction... October 31st 1864. 1p, sm. folio, plus docket title. 1864. £12.00

  221. Clarkson (M), Leicester BILLS Seven 4to bills, printed headings with coat of arms, made out for purchase of threads, together with 12 other bills for various Leicester Hosiery Manufacturers, Sewing Cord Manufacturers etc. Many with stab holes, some grubby. All postally used with penny red stamps and address of an Alfreton draper on verso. 1844-50. £12.00

  222. Cleator, Cumberland 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

  223. Collins (H.G) Pub. ENGLAND AND WALES Shewing the Rail Roads Completed, Proposed & in Progress. Lithographed hand-coloured map, 20" x 26", counties coloured in outline, shows railways existing and 'in contemplation'. Later railways added by later owner, in slightly shaky red water-colour, together with ferry routes. Linen-backed, folding into cloth wraps with orange paper label, part of label torn away. 1845. £40.00

  224. Colne, Lancashire ADMISSION of Robert Leeds under the will of Charles Leeds. Single vellum sheet, folio, some staining. 1788. £14.00

  225. Conduit Street, Regent Street, London PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of that Most Desirable Part Freehold & Part Leasehold Property, situate and being No 2, Conduit St., Regent St.... Which will be SOld by Auction by Messrs. Broad, Pritchard & Wiltshire.... On Tuesday, February 22nd, 1881. Folio, coloured folding plan, 4pp, folded. 1881. £20.00

  226. Crickley Hill & Campsfield Road, Oxfordshire District STATEMENT submitted to the House by the District Trustees. 2p folio, some foxing in margins, sums of money and distances printed in heavy type. With hand-coloured plan, with sections. Describes the road from Barrington to Campsfield, and its three Toll Gates, and their objection to the actions of the Farington Turnpike Trust and the inhabitants of Burford who 'put up a Toll Gate.... as a means of driving the London and Cheltenham Traveller off the upper Road, and through that Town.... they have collected at their gate on the 320 yards a sum not less than 7000....'.... Together with.... POSTER advertising Tolls to Let on the same Turnpike Road, Gloucestershire District. 17" x 11", giving notice of Auction of the tolls at New Barn etc., to take place at the Wheatsheaf, Northleach on 20th March, 1867. Folds, some slight offsetting. c1830 & 1867. £55.00

  227. Denham Court Estate, Buckinghamshire and Middlesex PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of Very Valuable and Important Freehold Prperties situate in the Parishes of Denham, Harefield, and Hillingdon, near the Market Town of Uxbridge, the whole approaching an area of 750 Acres,and including The Residential Properties known as Denham Court, Lee Place, and the Priory... A Corn Mill... A country hotel known as "The Lambert Arms," A Butcher's Shop.... "The Dog and Duck" Public House.... together with Broadwater Farm, and "The Half Way" Beer House.... Which will be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. E. & H. Lumley.... On Friday, July 6th, 1883. Folio, with 2 large coloured folding plans, 3 lithographed views, original printed wraps with a vignette lithographed view, wraps loose, few short tears to wraps and maps, signs where once folded, shaken. 1883. £45.00

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

  229. Doncaster, Yorkshire MANSION AND ESTATE near Doncaster, to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Tilbury at the House of Mr. Auckland, The Red Lion Inn, Saturday, September the 21st, 1833, all that Beautiful Modern Mansion, called Park Lane House with the Vauable Estate thereto Adjoining. 2pp., sm. folio, blank adjoining leaf. Attractively printed, with description of the Mansion and 5 Lots. 1833. £26.00

  230. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF CHAMONIX AND THE MATTERHORN Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000, Sheet XXII, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. Some minor discolouration along some folds. 1861. £22.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Mont Blanc, Martigny, Chatillon, Evolene.

  231. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF STANZ, INTERLAKEN etc. Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000, Sheet XIII, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps, stain on one wrap. 1871. £25.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Grindelwald, Brunnen, Schwarzenneg, Eiger.

  232. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF VEVEY, SION Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000, Sheet XVII, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps which are faded. 1863. £22.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Rhone Valley, part of Lac Leman, Erschmatt, Enney.

  233. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF NEUCHATEL, FREYBURG Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000, Sheet XII, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. Some minor darkening of linen between folds. 1860. £25.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Thun, Lucens, Bulle, Bern.

  234. Dufour (G.H) MAP OF ZERMATT AND LAKE MAGGIORE Engraved map size 20" x 29", scale 1/100000, Sheet XXIII, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. Some minor discolouration along edges of sections. 1869. £25.00
    From the Survey of Switzerland. Covers Arona, Isole Borromeo, Domodossola, Klein Matterhorn.

  235. Esher, Surrey CLAYGATE BRICKFIELDS LTD. Catalogue of 'Old English Fireplaces'. 4to, 64pp., photographs and line illustrations, 1 cold. plate, price list. 1934. £14.00

  236. Essex REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP Published by Letts, Sheet No. 28, scale " to 1 mile, size 20" x 25", linen-backed, folding to sm. 8vo. Roads coloured yellow. n.d. c1900. £15.00
    Covers area from Rochford to Ipswich. About half of map is sea area, showing soundings, lights etc.

  237. Faden (Wm.) ITALY With the Addition of The Southern Parts of Germany as far as Pettau in Stiria; Murlakia, Dalmatia, The Adjacent Countries, and all the Illyric Islands. Scale of British Miles 69 to a degree (with scale bars for 6 other types of Mile). Fully hand-coloured engraved map, coloured border, dissected and mounted on linen, overall size approx. 47" x 42", folding into 8vo marbled slip-case with printed label, top edge of slip-case reinforced with later tape. Shows parts of Algeria and Tunisia, Malta, Corsica and Sardinia. Published by William Faden Sept. 12th 1800. £75.00
    With a long 'Advertisement' by Faden under the title, listing his many sources, and explaining that this map is on a scale 'near one half larger than D'Anville's map of Italy'.

  238. Fashion and Textiles AMERICAN FABRICS Number 47, fall 1959. Magazine, 105pp., folio, stiff wraps. Numerous black and white and colour illustrations, some tipped in. Actual fabric samples throughout. 1960. £16.00
    Articles on Highland checks, textiles in Israel, Peruvian and Moroccan design, Madras influence.

  239. Fashion and Textiles AMERICAN FABRICS Fall 1952, Number twenty-three. Magazine, 118pp., folio, stiff wraps, spine ragged, corners bumped. Numerous black and white and colour illustrations, some tipped in. Includes actual fabric samples. 1952. £14.00
    Includes article on lace and its history, interview with designer Dorothy Liebes, the Leavers machine, the story of linen, etc.

  240. First World War HANDKERCHIEF Cotton, size 13" square, printed in pastel colours with map of Britain and N. France, with Tommy waving to English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish girls and heading 'It's a long long way to Tipperary My Heart's Right There.' c1915. £8.00

  241. Flint House Estate Oxon PLAN, PARTICULARS, & CONDITIONS OF SALE The Flint House Estate of about 346 Acres, including a very Attractive, Substantial and Convenient Modern Residence... Home Farm and Eight Cottages.... Messrs. Daniel Smith, Oakley & Garrard have received instructions to offer the above for Sale by Auction.... On Wednesday, May 25th, 1921. Folio, large coloured folding plan, frontis, one other illust, 6pp, original wraps. 1921. £16.00

  242. Funeral expenses BILLS for mourning clothes, coffin etc. One bill, sm. 4to listing 20 items of clothing, and three smaller bills for shroud, gravestone etc. To executors of James Beardmore. 1779. £7.00

  243. Gall and Inglis TOURISTS MAP OF THE CLYDE Scale Half and inch to a Mile. Printed in two colours, folding to sm. 8vo, printed wraps, 10" discoloured old sellotape repair to one fold. c1900. £7.00


  244. Garneray pinxit VUE DE NEW YORK fine aquatint, engraved by Himeley, size 13" x 17", showing a group of people seated on some rocks in the foreground, two figures with dog on stony path, looking across to New York, with many church spires, numerous boats in the sound. The print has been trimmed right to the edge of the engraved surface, but leaving the title and engraver's and artist's names, and mounted accordingly with ivory card mount. Some very slight bubbling of paper, two minor tears. c1810. £140.00
    A cheap copy of an extremely scarce early print.

  245. Giant R101 DAILY SKETCH Survivors' Vivid Stories of Airship Disaster.... The Last of the Giant R101.... 32pp. Numerous photos. of disaster. October 6, 1930. £6.00

  246. Goring, Oxford PARTICULARS, VIEWS PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable and Attractive Freehold Residential Property known as "Clevemede".... containing about 8 acres which Messrs. Giddy & Giddy are instructed to sell by Auction.... On Tuesday, the 27th July, 1909. 4to, with 2 illusts, coloured plan, 10pp, original wraps, wraps slightly dusty. 1909. £16.00

  247. Goring-on-Thames Oxfordshire CLEVEMEDE. For Sale by Private Treaty. Small 4to, photograhic view of house pasted onto top page. Sole Agents: Robinson, Williams & Burnands. n.d. c192- £10.00

  248. Goring-on-Thames Oxon PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Choice Residential Property withnearly 4 Acres of Grounds comprising the well-placed residence known as "The Mount".... Which Messrs Simmons & Sons are instructed to Sell by Auction at "The Miller of Mansfield" Hotel, Goring, On Saturday, Sept. 14th, 1907. 4to, 10pp, illust, coloured folding plan, original wraps. 1907. £16.00

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

  250. Great Missenden, Bucks. ASHWELL COURT Nr. Great Missenden. An Architectural Gem of the Fifteenth Century. For Sale by Private Treaty. Harrods, Ltd., Auctioneers and Estate Agents, 62-64 Brompton Road. Large 4to, wraps, 10pp, decorative 'Gothic' printing, plus 4 photographic plates. Slight foxing of title page. c1910. £18.00
    The house was a recent construction, but the 'oak beams, gable, roofing tiles, windows, carved oak etc. are all genuine specimens of the XVth Century'. The particulars give the provenance of the oak panelling, stone terrace etc.

  251. Great Stanhope Street, Mayfair, London PARTICULARS OF A VERY VALUABLE AND DESIRABLE FREEHOLD TOWN RESIDENCE, Eligibly situate No 12, Great Stanhope Street.... To be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Driver.... On Tuesday, July 21st, 1874. Folio, 4pp, coloured plan, torn across and repaired to verso, folded. 1874. £20.00

  252. Great Western Railway CODE OF SIGNALS AND GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS for the Use of The Superintendents, Station Masters, Clerks, Guards, Police, Porters, &c &c, in the Service of the Company. 12mo, cloth covered boards, lacking most of spine rubbed at edges, front board lettered in red, faded. 110pp., attractively printed with main points in heavy type, small illustrations in text in signal section. Almost half of one leaf in signal chapter has been torn away, missing sections supplied in transcript, adjacent leaf torn across, spotting of a few leaves. July 1865. £58.00

  253. 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

  254. Great Western Railway REPORT of the Directors and Accounts for the Half-Year Ending 31st July, 1870. 9pp, folio, folded. Some slight wear at edge. 1870. £32.00

  255. 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....'

  256. Great Western Railway NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING giving details of 6 Bills to be promoted by the Company, 3rd June 1869. 1p., 4to, with form for proxy voting attached, address and postmark on verso, together with Form of Allotment of 50 Stock, 1p. folio, with covering letter. 1868. £14.00
    The forms were sent to Mr. Gray, a wine merchant in Moorgate.


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

  258. Grosmont, Monmouthshire PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Estates known as Little Marlborough and Point Farm.... which will be offered for sale by auction.... at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny, June 30th, 1891. 6pp., folio, folds, with large folding plan, cold. in outline. 1891. £24.00

  259. Hambleton and Catherington Hampshire PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Residential, Sporting and Agricultural Freehold Estate, known as "Broadway" Catherington, Horndean,... containg about 270 acres.... To be sold by Auction by Messrs. Hall, Pain & Goldsmith.... On Wednesday, July 1st, 1925... at the "Red Lion" Hotel, Petersfield. Folio, coloured folding plan in pocket at rear, photograph pasted to to top wrap, 10pp, original wraps. 1925. £16.00

  260. Hanley, Staffordshire NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE TRIENNIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 25th & 26th October 1899. 78pp., limp calf wraps, gilt, calf rubbed at edges, spine ragged. 1899. £18.00

  261. Harborough, Leicestershire LETTER from Thos. Dutton to a Mr. Beardmore at Harborough, relating to the sale of land at Harborough and a 'gentleman who has made us an offer for the Coal Mine which is a matter of consequence'. 1p, sm. 4to, integral address panel. London 6 May, 1796. £8.00

  262. Headington, Oxfordshire POSTER advertising the sale by Auction at Southfield Farm of Agricultural Implements, including ploughs, Iron Rolls, Chaff Machines, 7-Horse Power Steam Engine by Clayton and Shuttleworth. Lists 70 lots. Size 22" x 16", folds. 14th May, 1874. £13.00

  263. Hemel Hempstead ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 18" plus margins. Sheet 23 N.E. A few roads have been marked in dotted red ink line. Linen-backed, dissected and folding to sm. 8vo. 2nd ed. 1899. £8.00

  264. Hertford and Essex REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP Published by Gall and Inglis, Sheet No. 27, scale " to 1 mile, size 20" x 25", linen-backed, folding to sm. 8vo. Roads coloured yellow. n.d. c1900. £15.00
    Covers Biggleswade, Clare, Billericay, Watford.

  265. Hevingham, Norfolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Farm situate At Hevingham, which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Spelman, at The Rampant Horse Hotel, Norwich.... the 16th day of June, 1877. Folio, 4pp, including completed memorandum, double-page handcoloured plan. 1877. £22.00

  266. Highbury, London ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Engraved map, Sheet no. VII.5. Scale 5 feet to 1 statute mile. Size 24" x 25", plus margins, central fold. 1874. £28.00
    Covers Highbury Crescent, Canonbury Park North, Aberdeen Mews, highbury & Islington Station.

  267. Highbury, London ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Engraved map, Sheet no. III.95. Scale 5 feet to 1 statute mile. Size 24" x 25", plus margins, central fold, a few minor rust spots at edges. 1873. £30.00
    Covers Methodist Chapel in Highbury Hill Park, Highbury Crescent West, Caledonian Asylum and part of the prison, Cattle pens by the railway etc.

  268. Highgate, London PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Very Valuable Freehold Ground Rents.... well secured upon Main Road Shops, Garage, Factory Premises, and Private Residences situate in.... Archway Road.... The "Santa Claus" Home and "Lilford House," Cholmeley Park, Highgate.... For Sale by Auction by Messrs. Brodie, Timbs & Co.... On Wednesday, the 28th of June, 1916. Folio, large coloured folding plan, 12pp, original wraps, few short tears to margins where once folded. 1916. £16.00

  269. Hockering, Norfolk PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Very Desirable Property sitaute at Hockering, Norfolk, which will be sold by Auction by Mr. Wilde, on Thursday, September 19th, 1849, at the Cock Inn... Sm. folio, 4pp. 1849. £10.00

  270. Holloway, London ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Engraved map, Sheet no. III.94. Scale 5 feet to 1 statute mile. Size 24" x 25", plus margins, central fold, minor repaired tear in blank area. 1871. £28.00
    Covers Caledonia Road, Queen's Square, Holloway Station.

  271. Hornsea, Yorks. DRAWING titled 'View from my bedroom window, Grantham's Lodging, Hornsea, preventive House. Sept. 23rd, 1857'. Size 7" x 9", competent amateur drawing of detached house with tall mast in the garden, man looking through telescope coastline in distance. Thick paper, lightly foxed throughout. 1857. £18.00

  272. Hythe THE PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF THE VERY ATTRACTIVE AND COMPACT FREEHOLD YACHTING PROPERTY KNOWN AS "THE GROVE," HYTHE. Comprising a Comfortable Residence.... Charming Grounds... Two Capital Cottages. The whole having a Frontage of about 310ft. to Southampton Water, covering an area of about Two Acres.... For Sale by Auction by Messrs. Debenham, Tewson, Farmer and Bridgewater in conjunction with Messrs. Perkins & Sons. At the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, near the Bank of England... On Tueday, the 15th day of July, 1902. Folio, folding coloured plan, 8pp, original wraps. 1902. £20.00

  273. Jedburgh, Scotland BURGESS TICKET of James Dickson of Antonshill, Advocate. Vellum 7" x 7", lacking all but a small portion of wax seal on tag. 1766. £12.00

  274. Kempshott & Dummer Estate Hampshire 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

  275. Kempshott & Dummer Estate Hampshire ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, CONDITIONS OF SALE AND PLANS of the Important Residential Agricultural and Sporting Estate known as Kempshott and Dummer including virtullay the Whole of the Old World Village of Dummer and comprising the Historic Mansion known as Kempshott House, The Georgian Residence known as Dummer House, Seven Farms.... also The Manor of Kempshott and Dummer. The Estate covers an area of about 2,416 Acres which Fox & Sons.... offer for Sale by Auction at The Town Hall, Basingstoke, On Wednesday, 1st September, 1926. Folio, 2 coloured folding plans loosely inserted, 62pp, original printed wraps. 1926. £40.00

  276. Kendal, Cumberland LETTER from John Whitwell, dated Kendal June 26th 1834, to Ann Atkinson in Finsbury Pavement, London. 3p, 4to, integral address panel with wax seal and 2 postmarks. The writer obviously a Quaker, refers to various meetings, visit to Shap '14 to 15 small sleeping rooms have been added and much done & doing in the way of laying out planting &c.... saw Moreland Meeting for the first time, it is a very quiet sequestered spot.', financial matters 'What a large hole in the funds of the National Stock D. Wheeler seems to have made.... I hope friends will let it pass by this time....' 1834. £25.00

  277. Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 40. Canterbury, Maidstone, Rye. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch. White cloth covers with key map. c1918. £6.00

  278. Laing (S) RAILWAY TAXATION 8vo, wraps, 23pp. 1849. £20.00
    Argues that the Railway Companies are rated too highly, using the London, Brighton & S. Coast Railway Co. (of which he was Chairman), as an example.

  279. Lancashire TEN ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Six inches to the mile, size 12" x 18", plus margins, mounted on linen, a few with water areas hand-coloured. Comprising: Sheets CXV.S.W., LXVII.S.E., LXIV.N.W., LXXII.N.W., CII.N.E., CII.N.W., CVIII.S.W., CIX.S.E., CIX.N.E., XCIII.S.E. Editions 1901-1908. £52.00
    Covers Widnes, Chorley, Burnley, Crawshaw Booth, Leigh, Abram and Firs Lane, Clock Face, Rixton with Glazebrook, Newchurch and Holcroft Moss, Goosegreen and Ince in Makerfield.


  280. Lattiford Farm, Holton PARTICULARS WITH PLANS OF THE AGRICULTURAL PROPERTIES ON THE BORDERS OF SOMERSET AND DORSET COMPRISING LATTIFORD FARM, HOLTON situated within 2 miles of Wincanton, 3 from Templecombe, 6 from Bruton and 8 from Sherborne and extending to 216a. 0r. 2p. also Ryalls Farm and Accommodatin Lands within 3 miles of Sturminster Newton, 4 miles from Templecombe and 2 miles from Stalbridge. 235a. 2r. 38p.... To be offered by Auction in Lots at the George Hotel, Frome, on Wednesday, the 3rd of June, 1914. Folio, key plan, 19pp, 2 coloured folding plans in pocket at rear. 1914. £28.00

  281. Leicestershire, Warwicks. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 36" x 37", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps, rubbed. Paper darkened, water features and main roads coloured. 6" split in cloth at one section. c1890. £20.00

  282. Leven, Yorks. PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Valuable Mill Land and House Property to be Sold by Auction by David Nutchey.... February 10th, 1873. Folio, 3pp., folded, completed memorandum. 1873. £16.00
    Includes 'Brick Tower Wind Mill... There is a good Business to the Mill... working two pair of French and one pair of Grey Stones....'

  283. Lincoln Bank TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Brogden and Son At the Queen Hotel, Lincoln, on Tuesday, February 7th, 1860... 5 Shares in Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Company, and 5 Shares in the County Fire Office.... The result of the late Meeting of the Shareholders... fully justifies the Auctioneers in all the statements they have made relative to the groundlessness of the the kind of panic which has existed with reference to this undertaking.... Poster, 13" x 8", folds. Ellett Brogden, Pr., Lincoln 1860. £16.00

  284. Lincolnshire LEASE of land called The Grove in 'Kynall Ferry, and a building there called 'Warehouse, between Snow Sewer Bank and a thorn tree on the South'. Samuel Thompson of Bawtry, Yorkshire to William Wood of The Levels, Wroot, Lincolnshire. Vellum, 7" x 25", wax seal on tag. 1713. £22.00

  285. Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS of Llandrindod, Builth Wells, Llangammarch Wells.... 38 views, mostly 2 to a page, some four to a page (includes 3 portraits), on folding strip. Folding into 4to cloth boards, gilt faded, corners bumped. 1896. £13.00

  286. Llantilio Grosinney, Monmouth A FINE for Llantilio Grossiney, Charles Howells to Thomas Weston and Thomas Roper. In Latin on vellum, 6" x 14", ink slightly rubbed. 1641. £28.00

  287. Lloyd (E) Pub. THE DAILY CHRONICLE 12pp. Edges slightly ragged. With detailed reports of Victoria's Jubilee celebrations etc., and full page drawing of the procession. June 23rd, 1897. £5.00

  288. London PLAN OF THE DAWES ESTATE in the Parish of St. Mary, Islington. Manuscript plan on waxed cotton, in ink and colour, size 35" x 36", scale 1" = 80ft. Border, decorative title and compass rose. Covers area bounded by St. Pauls Road, the houses and gardens along Highbury Grove, Holloway Road, Highbury Park South. Shows layout of gardens in detail, indicating shrubs, ponds, greenhouses. Some minor foxing spots, folds. n.d. c1880? £55.00

  289. London Salisbury & Yeovil Junction Railway PROSPECTUS 3pp., folio, folded. Lists Committee, number of shares etc., setting out route, advantages etc. No map present. 1845. £45.00
    The Engineer was John Rennie.

  290. 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.

  291. Longdown and Stanbridge Estates Hampshire PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Longdown and Stanbridge Estates containing an area of 412a. 3r. 29p.... Fishing Rights on the River Test, Attached, together with Two Small Cottage Residences with Paddocks.... Freehold Free Publichouse.... known as Duke's Head Inn, which Waters and Rawlence Have received instructions from Frederick Varney, Esq, to Sell by Auction.... at the White Horse Hotel, Romsey, on Thursday, November 1, 1900. Folio, large coloured folding plan, 12pp, original wraps, once folded. 1900. £18.00

  292. Maidsmorton, Bucks PARTICULARS OF MORTON HOUSE ESTATE. Late the Residence and Property of Edward Oakley Gray, Esq.... Spacious Family House.... 200 Acres.... A Valuable Water Corn Mill.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr Scott, On Friday the 23rd of Aug. 1816. Small folio, 5pp, folded, short split at one fold. 1816. £35.00

  293. Merioneth, Shropshire etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXIV, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo cloth endpapers. Woodland, roads, county boundaries hand-coloured. Covers Bala, Llanfechan, Wrexham, Oswestry. Electrotype, 1865. £26.00
    Made up of quarter sheets.

  294. Michelmersh, Timsbury, Hants. PARTICULARS, WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of a Valuable Freehold Residential & Sporting Property Known as the Timsbury Manor Estate.... which will be Offered for Sale by Auction.... 28th day of June, 1893. Folio, large coloured folding plan, 18pp, folded, split into two, lower wrap partly torn and soiled. 1893. £26.00
    Although 'plans' are called for in the title, one plan is present and this appears to be correct.

  295. Minster Lovell Oxfordshire FREEHOLD AGRICULTURAL ESTATE known as "Whitehall," Minster Lovell, Nr. Whitney comprising 331 Acres... Gentelman's Residence, Lodge and Three Cottages... Messrs Nicholas will sell the above, at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford, On Wednesday, 9th June, 1926. 4to, frontis, coloured folding plan, 9pp, original wraps. 1926. £12.00

  296. Newport, Gwent LETTERS FROM NOAH BOWEN, IRONFOUNDER at Newport, to the Directors of the Bristol Water Works Company. Five letters, 4to, each with integral address panel on the adjoining leaf, postmarked, concerning the casting of pipes for the company, and delivery. 'Mr Simpson wished to know if I intended having any pipes cast on the Hills, I beg to say that I shall have all the pipes cast at my Foundry here....' He offers to tender for further work (pipes with 'Branches Bends @ Ten pounds per Ton'), and apologises for late delivery 'I was obliged to have a Trow to convey the Pipes on account of the other Vessels drawing too much water for your Docks....' Attached to two of the letters are TWO BILLS OF LADING, printed with MS inserts, for shipping pipes on the 'John' of Chepstow, and the 'Palace' of Gloucester. Jan. 1846 - Aug. 1847. £40.00

  297. Newport, Isle of Wight REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 4pp., with a 2 coloured plans on one sheet, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, some off-setting of map onto text. 1837. £18.00

  298. Nottingham ACCOUNT BOOK 8vo cash book, full morocco binding with tuck-in flap, gilt lettering on front wrap 'I. Youle & Son, Nottingham'. Entries in a neat hand, some dated 1804, but the majority being 1840's. 112p of entries, plus some blanks. The first section lists names of individuals, e.g. 'Hy. Heaslewood, Asfordby' with amounts for goods supplied, followed by double page spreads for shares in Railway Companies, Hull Flax & Cotton Co., etc. with details of calls, dividends etc. 1804-56. £56.00
    Among the many railway companies he invested in are: Bristol & Gloucester Rail Road, Churn Valley Rail Road, Exeter Yeovil & Dorchester, Cornwall & Devon Central, Ambergate Railway, North Eastern. The estimated value of his shares, mainly railway, was 23,000 in 1847.

  299. Orby, Lincs. MORTGAGE of the Manor of Orby and cottages and lands in Orby, Ingolwell, Hoggesthorpe, etc., John Griffin Lord Howard Baron de Walden and Katherine Lady Howard and others to Samuel Prime of Twickenham. 6 large vellum sheets, some dustmarking, wax seals. 1786. £20.00
    Names occupiers.

  300. Otley, Lancashire SCALDER PARK SCHOOL Three copy books of John B. Sharp, 4to, half morocco, paper boards, chipped at spine, corners rubbed, paper torn at some corners. Each with fine calligraphic title pages with 'Mensuration' and name under an engraved vignette of the school, and fine calligraphic titles with birds etc., within the text ('Superficies' 'Land Surveying' etc.), some geometrical diagrams. Approx. 100p. in each volume. Paper slightly cockled in parts. 1849 & 50. £45.00

  301. Oxton., Lancs. CATALOGUE of the Antique & Modern Household Appointments.... of 'Oxton Lawn'.... To be Sold.... 2nd, 4rd, 4th June, 1913. 24pp, 8vo., wraps. 1913. £8.00

  302. Padbury, Bucks PARTICULARS OF SALE of 4 Lots of Valuable Freehold Properties, comprising An excellent Dairy farm.... Hunting Box... 3 Dwelling Houses.... To be Sold by Auction by Thomas Osborne.... on Saturday, the 5th November, 1910. Folio, 3pp, folded, large coloured folding plan. 1910. £25.00

  303. Paddle-steamer COMMEMORATIVE HANDKERCHIEF Cotton, size 23" square, printed in dark grey with border and picture of a two-funnelled paddle-steame, many passengers with sunshades etc., and 'Victoria Steamboat Association Limited' 'The Lord of the Isles'. Slight yellowing at folds, print slightly faded. c1910. £8.00

  304. Peebles, Scotland BURGESS TICKET of James Dickson of Antonshill, Advocate. Vellum, 9" x 15", lacks wax seal from tag. 1768. £14.00

  305. Pens LABELS FOR PEN NIBS 25 labels, each approx. 1" x 7", attractively printed in colours with glossy finish, each one different. Designs include eagle, Abraham Lincoln, Rob Roy, Queen Mary etc. Fine unused condition. n.d. c1910. £18.00

  306. Philips' CYCLISTS' MAP OF THE COUNTY OF LANCASHIRE Shewing the Main Roads Distinctly Coloured. Size 17" x 13", folding in 12mo cloth boards with printed label, list of hotels, key etc. on endpapers, cloth worn and grubby, a few marginal tears in map repaired on verso. n.d. c1900. £8.00


  307. Prague, Chekoslovakia DIE BRUCKENTHURME DER KLEINSEITE Good tinted lithograph, size 6" x 8", plus wide margins, looking up to the town from a viewpoint below the bridge, figures in foreground. Some light foxing in margin.... together with a companion view DER HRADSCHIN showing horses and figures on woodes lane leading up to castle in middle distance. Sandmann, Lith., c1840. £30.00

  308. Queen Victoria MEMORIAL HANDKERCHIEF cotton, size 18" square. Printed in black with portrait, four royal residences, oak leaves etc. Some browning spots.... together with.... Small unhemmed flag of Edward VIII. 1901. £7.00

  309. Romsey Hampshire PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Properties including "Cupernham," A choice Dairy Farm of 93 acres.... Important Plot of Building Land in Winchester Road; Six Plots of Accommodation Land for Small Holdings at Luxborough.... Messrs. James Harris & Son Are favoured with instructions.... to sell by Auction at the White Horse Hotel, Romsey, on Thursady, the 6th day of June, 1912. Folio, 2 coloured folding plans in pocket at rear, 12pp, original wraps, few short tears to wraps. 1912. £20.00

  310. Romsey, Hants. REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp., with two plans coloured in outline, on one sheet, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £18.00

  311. Ropley, Hants. PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Impropriate Tithe Rent Charges.... Issuing and Payable out of certain Lands situated near Medstead Station, Ropley Stoke, North Street, Gilbert Street, Ropley Dean and Ropley Village.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... On Tuesday, the 13th of June, 1911. Folio, 8pp, folded. 1911. £10.00

  312. Roughton, Shropshire COPY SURVEY of Nash End Estate. 1p. 4to, listing names of 14 fields with measurements. On adjoining leaf is a letter from James marshall in Roughton to Bewdley, Worcestershire, 'herewith you receive a copy of the particular of Mr. Smithymans estate as delivered to me by Mr. Elcock who measured it'. 1821. £10.00

  313. Royal Household WARRANT requiring the Clerk of His Majesty's Household to 'swear and admit the Bearer Francis Hammond into the Place of Serjeant Porter of His Majesty's Household'having received a warrant from the Prince Regent on behalf of His Majesty. Signed by Earl Cholmondeley, Lord Steward of His Majesty's Household. 17 lines on vellum, 10" x 14". 1813. £16.00

  314. Royal Welsh Agricultural Society CATALOGUE of the Abergele Show, 26,27,28 July, 1950. 336pp., 8vo, decorative wraps. 1950. £8.00

  315. Royalty CORONATION HANDKERCHIEFS Four handkerchiefs, cotton, the largest 18" square, some browning, printed in blue with border symbolising the Empire with aborigine, Zulu, etc, portrait of King George VI and Elizabeth, the others much smaller, bright colours, with portrait of King, King and Queen, Prince George & Princess Marina. 1936 and 37. £14.00

  316. 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

  317. Shalford, Surrey SURVEY and valuation of Timber.... requisite to be cut for the preservation of the growth of other Timber.... Nore Estate, belonging to Hen. Austen. Letter sent to Austen, with Guildford straight-line postmark from J. Tewsley, Surveyor. 1p, lists 2 lots of four types of tree each, with values. Hole in paper where seal opened, missing word attached to seal at bottom of letter. 1810. £8.00

  318. Shropshire, Worcestershire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet 43, size 25 " x 31", dissected and mounted on linen, trimmed right to border, scale bar stuck on. c1860. £18.00
    Covers Ludlow, Weobley, Kidderminster, Great Malvern.

  319. Sixties Fashion AMERICAN FABRICS Number 71, Spring-Summer 1966. Magazine, 90pp., stiff wraps, folio, many illustrations in colour and black and white, actual fabric samples throughout. 1966. £15.00
    Section on the Youth Movement, with article on 'That Mod Man from Carnaby Street', and much on Mary Quant, John Stephen, Julie Christie, the shift etc.

  320. Smith & Sons REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP OF OXFORD and Environs. Scale 4 miles to an Inch. Size 13" x 17", linen-backed, folding into 12mo boards with printed label. c1899. £15.00

  321. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF LEICESTER Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 17" x 19", trimmed to margins, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with manuscript label on top. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £45.00

  322. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF RUTLAND Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected, size approx. 17" x 19", trimmed to margins, some minor discolouration from linen backing. In original 8vo paper slipcase, with oval manuscript label. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £32.00

  323. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SALOP Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 19" x 17", trimmed to margins, some slight marking to edges, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with manuscript label on top. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £38.00

  324. Somerset and Devon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 26" x 38", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to sm. 8vo, marbled wraps. Second edition 1905. £18.00
    Covers Dulverton, Brushford, East Anstey, Coombehead.

  325. Somerset and Devon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, covering Dulverton, Taunton, Axminster, Crediton. Size 22" x 36", mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Margins trimmed away, holes in linen where folds meet, some light foxing in parts. 1874. £15.00

  326. Somerton (W.H) Pub. THE BRISTOL MERCURY and Monmouthshire, South Wales and West of England Advertiser. Saturday April 14, 1832. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Badly foxed across top quarter of 1st page, a few small holes. 1832. £10.00
    Includes report of accidents at Monmouth, large advert for auction of The Castle Mansion at Uphill,

  327. Staffordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXII.N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile, printed surface 25" x 28", mounted on linen, folded. A railway line between Market Drayton and the Nantwich-Crewe line has been drawn in red ink, with halts. Paper cracked along 1" of centre fold. Published 1833, Electrotyped 1865. £18.00

  328. Sulby Hall Northamptonshire PARTICULARS, WITH PLAN, VIEWS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Highly Important Freehold Residential and Sporting Estate distinguished as "Sulby Hall," comprising An Imposing Mansion, Beautiful Pleasure Grounds.... Several farms and Small Holdings, The whole extending to some 2,936 Acres.... To be Sold by Auction at the "George" Hotel, Northampton, On Wednesday, November 22nd, 1911. Folio, 4 coloured folding plans in pocket at rear, illusts, 73pp, original wraps. 1911. £55.00

  329. Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP New One Inch, Sheet 270. Size 13" x 20", border on all sides. Mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps. c1890. £14.00
    Covers Southward, Croydon, Greenwich, Hounslow Heath.

  330. Thames and Severn Canal Navigation GENERAL ASSEMBLY .... July 13, 1802 - No. 217 Upper Thames Street.... Report, 3pp., folio, folded and sent through the post, with address and three Two Penny postmarks, one red and two black, on verso, small tear where seal broken. With list of those present, Report, stating that the 'net proceeds of the Tolls of the Canal, have, during the last year, fallen very short of their expectation' and explaining why. Signed by J. Stills. July 13th, 1802. £40.00

  331. 'W.E.D.' EXTRACTS FROM THE KORAN Manuscript on 16p, fscp., sewn together, with verses from Koran in Arabic script and Latin translation, on facing page, verses numbered 1 - 54. Watermarked 1813. £30.00

  332. Walker (J) & (C) SOUTH WALES. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. c184-. £16.00
    Shows Pembrokeshire and parts of Cardiganshire and Caermarthenshire and the Gower.

  333. Washington (George) HANDKERCHIEF in fine silk, size 16" square, printed with a portrait of George Washington on his horse, and quote from his farewell address, hem colour-printed with stars and stripes.... together with.... Silk handkerchief woven with picture of the Machinery Hall, Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, two 3" tears. c1910? £10.00

  334. Welsh Newton, Hereford PARTICULARS of all that Residential Property called Newton Lodge.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Orlando Shallard.... 22nd day of August, 1895, at the King's Head Inn, Monmouth. 2pp., folio, folds, folding coloured plan. 1895. £16.00

  335. West Hill Park Hampshire ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Beautiful Freehold Residential Property known as "West Hill Park," Tichfield, near Fareham, Hants, comprising an Old Fashioned Modernized Residence..... Old Pleasure Grounds.... Ornamental Lake & Stream... in all about 106 Acres.... Which Hampton & Sons Will Sell by Auctio, at the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, London, on Tuesday, the 6th day of June, 1905. Folio, coloured folding plan, 3 illusts, 12pp, original wraps, illusts creased where once folded. 1905. £18.00

  336. West Langton, Leicestershire A SURVEY of part of the enclosure in the manour of West Langton.... belonging to Sr. Edward Pickering Bart. 1p., sm. folio, listing measurement of closes, fences etc. Signed Geo. Nunns. April 16 & 17, 1744. £12.00


  337. West Littleton Down, & Chippenham district ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXIII.8 (Glos.) XVIII.8 (Wilts). Size approx. 25" x 38", plus margins, scale 1/2500 (25 miles to 1"). Filing strip down one edge, slightly browned, mounted on linen. Surveyed in 1880, edition of 1921. £10.00
    Shows West Littleton Down and part of Shire Hill etc.

  338. Westbourne Grove, Baker Street, New Quebec Street, Fitzroy Square, etc. London PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold & Leasehold Properties.... situate in Westbourne Grove, Baker Street, New Quebec Street, Fitzroy Square, etc.... which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Debenham, Tewson, Farmer & Bridgewater.... On Thursday, July the 30th, 1896. Folio, with 6 coloured plans, 3 of which are folding, 24pp, original wraps, some spotting to wraps, creases where once folded. 1896. £24.00

  339. Westhide Estate, Herefordshire THE PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF A VERY VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE.... Comprising an Excellent Residence.... Gardens and Pleasure Ground.... Two Capital Farms.... The entire Estate contains nearly Eight Hundred Acres.... with Valuable Quarries of Wall, Road and Lime Stone.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... On Wednesday, the 19th of July, 1854. Folio, 6pp, folded, large hand-coloured folding plan, with vignette view of house and church. Outer page where folded grubby and torn, edge tears at some folds, not affecting plan. 1854. £20.00

  340. Westmoreland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheets 49 (Kirkby Lonsdale), Sheet 50 (Hawes), Sheet 30 (Appleby). Folding into red cloth wraps. 1903. £14.00

  341. White Notley, Felstead, Essex PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate known as Great Slamsey's Farm.... A Gentlemanly Residence.... Suitable and Well-Arranged Farm Premises.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... on Monday, July 16, 1894. Folio, 5pp., folded, large folding plan. Split down most of spine, a few foxing spots on docket title. 1894. £22.00

  342. Whitehaven REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF WHITEHAVEN 4pp, with a folding Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, size 26" x 16", coloured in outline, scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. c1832. £22.00

  343. Winchester, Hants. MARRIAGE ARTICLES of Charles Clark of Lincoln's Inn and Jane Mullins the younger of Winchester. Vellum, 20" x 30", 3 wax seals with coats of arms. Refers to South Sea Stock. 1739. £22.00

  344. Winslow, Hereford AUCTION POSTER To Be Sold by Auction by Mr Oakley at the Hop-Pole Inn, Bromyard, July 13th 1877.... Freehold Property Called 'Juniper Acre'.... Size approx. 20" x 15", folds, a few small tears at edges, paper rubbed through one large letter. 1877. £10.00

  345. Woodward (H) GEOLOGICAL SKETCH MAP OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA Coloured folding map, dissected and mounted on linen, size 34" x 24", scale 1" = 50 miles. Folding into cloth boards, 4to, cloth dustmarked. Shows railways, roads and stock routes, Tracks to the Gold Fields, colouring indicates rock types and gold, copper, coal, tin and lead. Some slight browning at edges of secitons. 1894. £65.00

  346. Yorkshire and Westmoreland ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS With Plans and Conditions of Sale of The Historical, Residential, Sporting Property known as The Ingmire Hall Estate With the well-preserved early sixteenth century residence Killington Hall, with 14th Centruy Farmhouse, Killington Grouse Moor.... Small Holdings, Fell Grazing Rights.... Salmon Fishing in the RIvers Lune and Rawthey.... to be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Knight, Frank & Rutley at the Town Hall, Kendal.... 4th day of August, 1922. 47pp., 4to, wraps, large coloured folding plan in pocket, key plan. Lacks plan no. 1. 1922. £28.00
    The plan present is in fact the 'Block Plan', which shows all the numbered lots, but coloured in blocks, as the estate was to be first auctioned in blocks, and and if unsold in this manner, in separate lots.

    General Acts Parliament

  347. Ashby de la Zouch, Leics. AN ACT for Making and Maintaining a Navigable Canal from the Coventry Canal, at or near Marston Bridge, in the Parish of Bedworth, to a certain Close in the Parish of Ashbydelazouch, in the County of Leicester, and for continuing the same from thence in One Line to the Limeworks at Ticknall.... 127pp., plus 12p index. Light browning spots throughout. Bound in morocco wraps, spine repaired with black tape, inner hinge broken. 1794. £60.00

  348. Basingstoke, Hants. AN ACT for paving the Footways and Crosspaths, and lighting, watching, cleansing.... the Streets, Lanes.... in the Town of Basingstoke.... 32pp. 1815. £16.00

  349. Basingstone to Winchester Roads AN ACT to continue the Term and alter the Powers of an Act.... for repairing and widening the Roads leading from a Place called Basingstone, near the Town of Bagshot.... to the City of Winchester, in the County of Southampton. Cover leaf + 16pp. 1773. £14.00

  350. Berks. and Devon AN ACT for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands.... late the Estate of Charles Lord Viscount Fane.... in Trustees. 28pp. 1767. £18.00
    Refers to Mansion house and numerous named lands at Basseldon, Berkshire, Manors (not named) in Calverley, Templeton and Bampton, Devon.

  351. Berkshire AN ACT for making the Acts of the First and Seventh Years of His late Majesty's Reign (for making the River Kennet navigable from Reading to Newbury in the County of Berks) more effectual. 12pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. 1730. £20.00

  352. Birmingham Canal AN ACT for enabling the Company of Proprietors of the Birmingham Canal Navigations to make new Canals and other Works; and for other Purposes. 27pp. 1854. £15.00

  353. Boston, Lincs. AN ACT for improving the Port and Harbour of Boston.... and for fixing the Wharfage of Goods.... and for better maintaining the Buoys, Beacons and Sea Marks belonging thereto. 49pp., edges of first page dusty. 1812. £15.00

  354. Bristol and South Wales AN ACT for making Railways between the City of Bristol and the South Wales Railway.... with a Steam Ferry across the River Severn in connexion therewith.... 24pp. 1857. £18.00

  355. British Museum AN ACT to vest the Townleian Collection of Ancient Sculpture in the Trustees of the British Museum, for the Use of the Publick. 6pp. Two small tears. 1805. £18.00

  356. Carlisle Canal AN ACT to authorize the Abandonment of the Carlisle Canal, and making a Railway in lieu thereof, from the Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle Railway, at Carlisle, to Port Carlisle; to repeal the Acts relating to the Carlisle Canal.... 42pp. 1853. £14.00

  357. Deptford AN ACT for the better Regulation and Government of Pilots licensed by the Corporation of Trinity House.... and to prevent Mischiefs and Annoyances upon the River of Thames.... 9pp., black letter, plus cover leaf. 1732. £16.00

  358. Devon and Cornwall Railway Company AN ACT for authorizing the Devon and Cornwall Railway Company to alter the Line and Levels of Parts of their Railways.... 6pp. 1868. £8.00

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

  360. Erith, Kent AN ACT for vesting certain Messuages, Lands, Hereditaments in the County of Kent (Part of the Estates devised and settled by the Will of John Thoyts) in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed to Sir Sampson Gideon.... 10pp. Corners creased. 1778. £20.00

  361. Exmoor Inclosure AN ACT for vesting in His Majesty certain Parts of the Forest of Exmoor, otherwise Exmore, in the Counties of Somerset and Devon; and for inclosing the said Forest. 35pp. 1815. £24.00

  362. Fremington, Yorks. AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing Fremington Edge and Fremington Moor, and certain Waste Grounds in the Township of Fremington, in the Parish of Grinton.... 20pp. Some slight waterstaining at top edge. 1777. £22.00

  363. Gosport, Hants. AN ACT to amend an Act of the Fifty-first Year of His late Majesty, for erecting a new Market Place in the Town.... of Gosport. 17pp, including brief Schedule. 1828. £10.00

  364. Great Western Railway A BILL For conferring further powers upon the Great Western Railway Company in respect of their undertaking and upon that Company and the North Western Railway Company in respect of undertakings in which they are jointly interested for amalgamating the Tiverton and North Devon and the Oldbury Railway Companies with the Great Western Railway Company.... Contents leaf + 61pp. 1894. £18.00

  365. Little Hampton, Sussex AN ACT for erecting Piers in and for repairing and keeping in Repair the Harbour of Little Hampton, called Arundel Port.... 13pp, black letter, cover leaf, attractive woodcut initial letter. Last few pages loose. 1733. £18.00

  366. Llandovery Bridge Carmarthen AN ACT for building a Bridge over the River Towey, near Llandovery, in the County of Carmarthen..... Cover leaf + 8pp. 1773. £15.00

  367. Maidford Northamptonshire AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pasture.... within the Parish of Maidford, in the County of Northampton. 41pp. 1778. £22.00

  368. Middlesex, and Rugby AN ACT to Enable the Feoffees and Trustees of an Estate in the County of Middlesex, given by Lawrence-Sheriff, for the Founding and Maintaining a School and Alms-houses at Rugby, in the County of Warwick.... 31pp. 1777. £22.00

  369. Monksherborne, Hants. AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Monksherborne.... 23pp. 1829. £14.00

  370. Moreland, Westmorland AN ACT for dividing and Inclosing the Common and Waste Grounds within the Manor or Lordship of King's Meaburn.... 26pp. 1777. £24.00

  371. Sandwich, Kent AN ACT for building a Bridge over the Water or Haven between the Town of Sandwich, and the opposite Shore in the County of Kent. 20pp., black letter, lus cover leaf. Paper slightly darkened. 1755. £20.00

  372. Scottish Estates AN ACT for sale of Part of the intailed Estate of Sir George Mackenzie, Knight, deceased, lying in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland.... 15pp. 1753. £15.00

  373. Severn Valley Railway AN ACT for the making and maintaining of the Severn Valley Railway.... 31pp. Secrued with small staples. 1855. £28.00

  374. St. Giles, Northampton AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures.... in the Parishes of Saint Gyles, Saint Sepulchre, Saint Lawrence, and Saint Andrew, in or near the Town of Northampton.... 31pp. 1778. £22.00

  375. Tackley, Oxford AN ACT for establishing and Confirming Exchanges of diverse Messuages.... within the Hamlet of Wighthill.... pursuant to Articles of Agreement between the President and Scholars of Corpus Christi College.... and Simon Wisdome, Esquire.... 14pp. 1777. £18.00

  376. Tobacco AN ACT for granting to His Majesty certain Sums.... and for Relief of Samuel Taylor, with respect to a Bond entered into by him for securing the Duties on Tobacco imported. 4pp., black letter, cover leaf. 1759. £12.00

  377. Warminster, Bath, Frome and Beckington Roads AN ACT for enlarging the Terms and Powers of an Act.... for amending and keeping in Repair the Road from the Town of Warminster, in the County of Wilts, to a Place where the Roads to Bath and Bristol divide; and from the Town of Frome to the Town of Beckington.... 4pp. 1800. £12.00

  378. Weaver Navigation, Cheshire AN ACT for making the River Weaver navigable from Frodsham-bridge to Winsford-bridge in the County of Chester. 39pp., plus cover leaf.... bound with.... AN ACT to amend an Act.... for making the River Weaver navigable.... 87pp., plus cover leaf.... bound with.... AN ACT to authorize the Trustees of the River Weaver Navigation to open a more convenient communication between the said River near Frodsham Bridge and the River Mersey, near Weston Point. 100pp., plus cover leaf. With Index to the three Acts. sm 8vo., bound in full calf, chipped down spine, very rubbed at corners, front board slightly loose. Signature of W. Henry Hunter (Engineer to the Navigation) on front endpaper. 1714, 1754, 1807. Smith, Pr., Newcastle. £95.00

  379. Westminster AN ACT for the further Augmentation of the Salaries of the Puisne Justices of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, and of the Barons of the Coif of the Court of Exchequer, at Westminster. 2pp, black letter, plus cover leaf. 1779. £12.00

  380. Whittington, Shropshire AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Commons or Waste Lands within the Manor of Whittington. 24pp. Woodcut headpiece showing farmer. 1777. £22.00

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