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Abingdon LEASE of a messuage with garden, warehouse and workshop in Ock Street, The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Abingdon to Ann Jackson, widow. Vellum, size 22" x 28", small plan in margin, papered seal of the Borough on tag. 1851. £22.00
East Challow, Letcomb Regis PARTICULARS of a Very Valuable Freehold and Leasehold Mansion, Farm & Lands, situate at East Challow, and Letcomb Regis, in the County of Berks. To be Sold by Private Contract. 7pp., small folio, folded with docket title. Belcher, Printer, Wantage. n.d. c1810. £65.00
¶ Describes 18 Lots, Freehold and Leasehold, including Mansion House with gravel coach road and pleasure walk, farm house, cottages, pasture and meadow land. Gives occupiers of cottages.
Shrivenham AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows... within the Hamlets of Bourton and Watchfield, in the Parish of Shrivenham... 24pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated. Docket title. 1787. £27.00
Shrivenham COUNTERPART LEASE of three water grist mills known as West Mills together with buildings, watercourses, flood hatches, mill dams etc., in Watchfield in Shrivenham, Henry Richard Lord Holland to William Stevens of Watchfield, miller. Vellum, size 19" x 24", wax seal. 1796. £18.00
¶ Names three lives.
Twyford AN ACT for repairing the Highways from Sunning Land End.... to the Old Bear Inn in Reading. 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Attractive woodcut initial letter. 1736. £14.00
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Bristol Harbour Railway SPECIFICATION to Contract for the Ironwork for the New Street, Pile Street and Temple Gate Bridges. 8pp., small folio, printed on blue paper. Red stamp of Engineer's Office, Paddington in top margin. c1867. £32.00
¶ The bridges were to be erected before 1st November, 1869. Sets out very detailed instructions, e.g. 'A rail-bearing girder 7 inches deep to be rivetted to the cross girders to carry each rail... A sheet of 8lb. lead to be inserted between these bearings... Holes not more than two feet apart in the middle of the rails, to be drilled through the flange...'
Central Unit for Environmental Planning SEVERNSIDE A Summary of the Feasibility Study. 27pp., wraps, spiral binding. 1971. £10.00
Clifton Down Hotel ENGRAVED LETTERHEAD with two vignettes showing the Suspension Bridge and the Hotel. Letter from a lawyer arranging a meeting with a friend... together with... another letter with Clifton Down Hotel heading, small 8vo, small vignette of bridge, two small pin holes... together with... booklet for Clifton Grand Spa Hotel, c1910, 4p., 8vo, large photograph on front page, 3 views of interior of hotel, and 6 of surroundings. 1889-1910. £22.00
Clifton LETTER regarding the terms of a lease for no. 2 Harley Place. From J. Warne in Clifton to A. Sarel in Surrey St., Strand, London. 1«p, 4to, address panel with broken wax seal on verso, Bristol postmark. The letter is in response to a letter from Mr Bernard which is on the first page. 20th July 1831. £12.00
¶ 'Messrs. Hayman and Co. have given an estimate of £45 for the painting and as they intend papering the Drawing Rooms and bed Rooms it will cost from 25 to 30£ more'.
Clifton Theological College MEMORANDUM and Articles of Association of Clifton Theological College Trust. 13pp., printed wraps, sm. folio. 1936. £8.00
Clifton, Manor of ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Miss Russ and Mr Adams to a Lot of Ground near the Victoria Rooms in the Parish of Clifton and County of Bristol. 33p., folio, tied at corner, folded. Basic sketch plan on verso of one page.The land was 'one third of the Manor of Clifton'. There is a brief schedule mentioning Welsh Leazes, South Ground, The Deans. 1850. £35.00
¶ Details of title from 1668. Refers to an Act of Parliament of 1828 which enabled the Committee of the Estates of Elizabeth Russ to sell lands in Clifton as she was declared a lunatic.
Colston, Edward AN ACT for vesting several Fee Farm Rents and annual Sums settled by Edward Colston deceased, on the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol, for the Maintenance of a Hospital and Alms House in the said City, in Trustees, to be sold.... 14pp, disbound, small folio, separately paginated, Act of Parliament. 1807 £14.00
¶ Includes a 3pp schedule of the premises concerned.
Docks AN ACT to enable the mayor alderman and burgesses of the city of Bristol to purchase the undertakings of the Bristol Port and Channel Dock Company... and the dock undertaking of the Bristol and Portishead Pier and Railway Company... 29pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1884. £16.00
Donne (Benjamin) A PLAN OF BRISTOL, CLIFTON, THE HOTWELLS from an Actual Survey by B. Donne. Engraved plan size approx. 19" x 27", extends to Redland in the North, Coronation Road in the South, includes buildings at Montpelier and Ashley Hill, inset view of Avon showing gorge and terraces of Clifton, size 2«" x 7", list of Public Buildings, Chapels, Alms Houses, Squares, down left and right hand edges. Delicate hand-colouring. Framed and glazed, frame in dark wood with gold slip inside, label of Frost & Reed on verso, overall size of frame 21" x 35". Published as the Act directs by B. Donne, Bristol Jany. 23rd, 1826. £650.00
Fry's WORKS MAGAZINE Bicentenary Number. 1728-1928. 86pp., 4to, stiff wraps. Illustrations. 1928. £15.00
¶ Includes articles on Historic Sites of the Fry's Factories, Bristol in 1728, etc.
Gardiner, Sons & Co. SPECIMENS OF FIREPLACE SUITES From the Showrooms of Gardiner, Sons & Co., Ltd. 8pp., 4to, wraps, coloured illustrations on each page. c1935. £10.00
Gas lighting AN ACT for Lighting with Gas the City of Bristol, and certain Parishes adjacent thereto. 43pp., 4to, separately paginated. Disbound. Leaf with docket title. Name of Thos. Hellicar in ink on first page. Royal Assent, 23 March 1819. £16.00
Hospitals and Workhouses AN ACT for rendering more effectual the several Acts passed for the erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the Better employing and maintaining of the Poor thereof. Black Letter, 12pp and cover leaf. 1745. £16.00
Hotwells ADVERTISING CARD of the Royal Gloucester Hotel, Clifton, Hotwells, Re-Opened by Robert Chapple... Suits of Apartments for Families or Parties... Lock-Up Coach-Houses... Omnibusses to Meet Every Railway Train... Printed on card, size 3" x 4«", name of hotel in decorative lettering. Newcombe, Typ. Bristol. c1890. £9.00
Hudd (Alfred), Bristol author LETTER to Lewis Way from Alfred E. Hudd, thanking him for returning a missing deed he had borrowed from All Saints Church, which must have been 'packed up with the Ashton Court MSS while I was making a sketch of the Smythe merchant mark'. He encourages Mr. Way 'to compile a book on the subject of the Smyths of Long Ashton'. 3« sides on headed notepaper, sm. 8vo. Dec. 19th, 1908. £14.00
Lysaght (John), Limited. AGRICULTURAL FEEDING APPLIANCES Manufactured by John Lysaght, Limited, Galvanized Iron Works, Bristol. Catalogue printed on yellow paper, on both sides of sheet 15" x 17", folded to form brochure 5" x 8". Each item illustrated, with prices listed below. 1902. £30.00
¶ Upwards of 50 items illustrated. Includes wheelbarrows, water-carriers, garden tables and chairs, hay-racks, troughs.
Moravian Church, Maudlin Street PRINTED CARD giving details of 138th Anniversary, comprising Sermon by Red. Paul Asmussen on Sunday January 29th, 1893, and a Tea and Public meeting with four speakers the following day. Bright pink card, 4«" x 3", printed on one side. 1893. £8.00
Norrington Hingston & Co. ACCOUNT BOOK Manuscript account book giving yearly Balance Sheets, 23rd July 1866 - 20th July 1892. Approx. 300 pages, neatly written. Full green calf with broken metal clasp, size approx. 10" x 6«". 1866-92. £60.00
¶ Gives list of stock, including Peru Guano, Bone, dried blood, and machinery etc., for each year. Norrington Hingston were at the Chemical Manure Works, Crew's Hole, St. George.
Rates AN ACT for the better assessing and collecting certain Parochial and other Rates within the City and County of Bristol. 24pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1837. £12.00
Were (F) LETTER addressed from Stoke Bishop to 'Dear Pritchard'. No date. 2p., small 8vo. Enquires whether he has seen a silver gilt basin engraved with monkeys, birds and dragons, used as an alms dish and part of St. John's plate. Mentions a book by Hirst who 'made a mess' of depicting the coat of arms in his book and how he has sent Arrowsmith a correct copy to be pasted into the book. c1920. £14.00
Wright & Co., Photographers, Bedminster BELGIAN REFUGEES Under the Care of The Redcliffe, Southville and Bedminster West Wards. Photograph, on glossy yellowish paper, size 4" x 7«", plus margins. Printed title. Shows about 35 adults and 25 children and babies, lined up against a background of trees. Chappell & Co., Redcliffe Printing Works. c1915. £14.00
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Ackermann (R) TREATY HOUSE, UXBRIDGE Coloured aquatint, size 4«" x 6«", plus margins. c1812. £8.00
¶ From 'Ackermann's Repository of Arts'.
Bowbrickhill, Fenny Stratford AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Heath... within the Parish of Bowbrickhill and Hamlet of Fenny Stratford... 26pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £27.00
Finmere, near Buckingham VALUABLE FLOCK OF 300 HALF BRED SHEEP, 8 CART HORSES, NAG MARE, 38 PIGS, 3 Carts, Harness, Ploughs, Harrows, and Miscellaneous Agricultural Implements..... The property of Mr Henry Paxton, who is leaving a Farm at Barton Hartshorn, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, On Farm Premises opposite the King's Head Inn, Finmere, on Wednesday, April 4, 1866.... Poster, size 20«" x 15«", few short tears, small portion torn from bottom margin, not affecting the text. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1866. £20.00
Ludgershall, near Buckingham 42 ACRES OF GRASS CROP AND KEEPING..... On the Farm late in the Occupation of Mr Gabriel Allen, deceased, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, At the King's Head Inn, Bicester, on Friday, May the 8th, 1868.... Poster, size 22«" x 17«". E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1868. £20.00
Marsh Gibbon POSTER advertising sale of Growing Crops of Grass at the Plough Inn, Marsh Gibbon June 24th, 1893. Poster size 17" x 13", folds. An extra lot added in red ink in manuscript. 1893. £15.00
¶ The crops were in Townsend Meadow, Piddlington Road, Green Lane.
Twyford POSTER advertising auction sale of 6 Good Brick-built and Slated Cottages adjoining the Bicester Road in Twyford, for sale by Auction at Bicester, June 11th, 1875. Poster printed in large type-faces, size 20" x 15", folded in four. 1875. £18.00
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Cambridge ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Julian Skrine to several Messuage or Dwelling Houses in Downing Terrace, in the Parish of St. Andrew the Less in the Town of Cambridge. 25p., folio, held with tape at corner. Details title from 1805 to 1848. 1848. £30.00
¶ Refers to Manor of Barnwell, Mansion House called Barnwell Abbey, Rectory of Barnwell, cottages, rights of common, right of fishery etc. of Peter Lord Gwyder, Baroness Willoughby and Peter Drummond Burrell, formerly of Thomas Panton, grandfather of Baroness Willoughby.
Cambridge PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold & Leasehold Estates... to be sold by Auction... June 27th, 1888. 5pp., folio, plus completed memorandum on back page. Folds. 1888. £18.00
¶ Includes Brick and Slated Factory in Fitzroy Street, Villa Residences in Mortimer Road, houses in Searle Street and Blossom Street.
Cambridge Roads AN ACT to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act.... intituled "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the present Turnpike Road at Haverhill to Redcross, in the Parish of Shelford...." Cover leaf + pages numbered 559-563, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1773. £10.00
Cottenham area FARMER'S DIARY in three 'Boots Scribbling Diaries' for 1897, 1910, 1912. Small folio, printed boards, cloth spines, rubbed, one inner hinge broken. Brief entries on weather, work done in various fields, e.g. 'Thrashing wheat at Webbs till half past eight', 'Took 30 Coombs Wheat to Station for Harry Carmichael, 5 carts, 6 Horses', 'Paid for the piece of land in Cottenham Fen 6« acres'. Occasional reference to Sunday school etc., e.g. 'Chapel Anniversary', 'School Treat', with note of money spent on refreshments. 1897, 1910, 1912. £60.00
¶ Possibly kept by H. Wyatt, at Cottenham.
Ely CATALOGUE of The Stock-in-Trade of a Wine Merchant, 51 Dozen of Choice Wines, A Gray Mare... Household Furniture... Auction sale catalogue, 23pp., 8vo, printed wraps. 1907. £10.00
¶ Includes many bottles, casks, corking machines etc as well as manzanilla, hock etc.
Ely STOCK-IN-TRADE OF A TAILOR late the property of Mr Benjamin Bailey, of Ely, deceased, consisting of 452 Yards of Woollen Cloths, Grandrills, Velveteens... Antique and Modern Furniture, Quantity of This Season Poppies in Bags... Auction sale particular, 4p., 8vo. 1885. £7.00
Haslingfield PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 2 Farm Homesteads and 2 Cottages, Haslingfield, also 2 Life Policies, to be sold by Auction... Aug. 20, 1881, at the Lion Hotel, Petty Cury, Cambridge. 4pp., folio, including completed memorandum and docket title on last page. 1881. £12.00
Rampton (Manor of) ATTESTED COPY DEED OF ENFRANCHISEMENT of Estates at Rampton. Osmond Barnard of Earls Colne, Essex, Lord of the Manor to William Ivatt of Cottenham, farmer. Manuscript on 7 pages large folio, tied at corner with tape, with schedule listing in detail farm and various pieces of land at Nether Irams. 1874. £20.00
Wilburton, Ely GROWING CROPS OF CORN With the straw.... to be Sold by Auction at the Chequers in Wilburton.... August the 22nd, 1854.... Poster, sm. 4to, with acreage and Cultivation of 26 plots in New Cut, Flexon Field, etc. Traces of folds. 1854. £16.00
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Advent WILL of John Hosken, Gent., of Advent in Cornwall. Contemporary attested copy on 1p. large folio. Folded, with docket title. Will dated 1672, copy slightly later. £30.00
¶ Leaves money for the 'reparation of the Church of Advent', and to the relief of the Poor of the parish, to his brother the tenements of Higher and Lower Trewynt in Advent, and a tenement called Tressallott and Garway in Advent. Thomasine Carnsew was to get 21 ewe sheep.
Bessow, Manor of COUNTERPART OF TIN AND COPPER SETT Arthur Holdsworth of Clifton Dartmouth, to Martin Stephens of Camborne. Vellum, size 21" x 27", wax seal. 1784. £55.00
¶ Grants liberty to dig for tin, copper and other metals in an area of ground defined as 'from the Dutchy lands... eastward as unto the Eastern Hedge of the Great Road leading from Helston to Wendron Church town and one hundred fathoms north and sixty fathoms south of Wheal White Cap load... provided it does not reach within twenty fathoms of... Wheal Lower Town Sett...'
Bodmin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Fifth Edition. Sheet No. 95. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. 1937. £9.00
Cornish Post SUPPLEMENT to the Cornish Post and Mining News, April 30, 1898. Single large sheet, broadsheet size, being a Paper read at Camborne School of Mines by W. Hopwood 'Modern Winding Appliances'. Printed on one side only, folded. 1898. £6.00
Duty on Coals AN ACT for allowing a Drawback of the Duty on Coals consumed in Lead Mines in Cornwall. Pages numbered 1125-1126, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £9.00
Easter Cant BILL of Rashleigh Coode to Revd. William Sandys, 1808-9, for legal services, expenses for travel, etc. 1p, manuscript, 4to. 8 attendances listed. 1808. £10.00
¶ Includes 'Oct. 3. Journey to Lanhydrock to inspect Map of Easter Cant and writing you thereon... £1.1s.' He no doubt consulted the Lanhydrock Atlas.
Falmouth Gaol AN ACT to provide for the Discontinuance of a separate Court of Quarter Sessions and a separate Gaol in the Borough of Falmouth. 3pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1865. £10.00
Falmouth TRADE CARD of G.C. & R.W. Fox, & Co., Merchants, Ship-Agents. On card, size 3" x 4«". c1830. £15.00
Great Western Railway TREGENNA CASTLE HOTEL St. Ives, Cornwall. Handbill on blue paper, size 7" x 5", with woodcut view of hotel framed in trees, describing hotel and giving details of tickets and routes. On verso is description of The South Wales Hotel, New Milford. n.d. c1880? £12.00
Helston CONVICTION of Thomas Banfield for swearing profane oaths. Vellum, 5«" x 8", manuscript. Wax seal. Signed J. Borlase. 1816. £15.00
Launceston REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 3pp, with a sheet on which is a plan of town, coloured in outline, scale 4" to 1 mile and a plan of the borough, scale 1" to a mile, by R.K. Dawson. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting, onto text. 1837. £22.00
Lostwithiel ORDER signed by 2 Justices of the Borough that Joseph Jenkins, Cabinet Maker, should pay arrears of wages to Richard Marks. 30 lines, 4to, in a small hand, signed. 1835. £12.00
Mabe, Budock, Penryn THE HONOBLE. JOHN ARUNDELL'S DEED declaring his trust for Sir Nicholas Slanning concerning Lands in Cornewall. Indenture between John Arundell son and heir of the Right Honble. Richard Lord Arundell Baron of Trerise, and Sir Nicholas Slanning of Maristow, referring to the Manors of Pennance and Antron, tithe of corn and grain in Budock, messuages and lands called Penpoll, Nansudwel, Nanpeam, in the parish of Mawnan, Penrose Mills, Trelivereth, Sparnon, Treyannegar etc., in Budock, lands and tenements in the Borough of Penryn, in Mabe, Trebowartha in Constantine, Trethewy in Ruan Lanithorne, Trevisam in Goran, whereby John Arundell gives up any interest in the properties, which Nicholas Slanning has purchased off Edmund Parker, for £1300. Vellum, in English in a neat round hand, size 12" x 15", fine large signature of John Arundell, armorial wax seal on tag. 1672. £46.00
North Cornwall Railway REPORT AND STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 31st August 1887. 4pp., folio. 1887. £16.00
¶ 'The passenger traffic naturally shows a decrease, but there is a marked improvement in the goods and mineral traffic...'
Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from just past Tregony to The Land's End, hand-coloured. Arms of Tregony bottom left, description of St. Michael's Mount in right margin, and of Tregony at bottom. On verso is uncoloured description of London 1720. £15.00
Redruth LEASE of two pieces of land part of Gweal Paul, Alfred Jenkin, Agent, to Francis Mitchell, Engineer. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. Some slight yellowing. 1836. £12.00
Scilly AN ACT to authorize Persons duly appointed to act as Justices of the Peace in the Islands of Scilly, although not qualified according to Law. Pages numbered 309-310, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1834. £12.00
St. Ives and London LETTER to the Executors of W. T. Praed, M.P., from Henry Arnold, Russell Square, 27th Oct. 1846. 1p., 4to, blank conjoint leaf with address on verso. Says he is forwarding a copy of the Shipping Gazette daily to the News Room, St. Ives on order of the late W.T. Praed... together with... bill of Henry Arnold, Bookseller & Stationer, Marchmont Street, Brunswick Sq. 'Newspapers etc. to all parts of Great Britain Post Free..' 4to, printed heading, made out for Shipping Gazette to News Room, St. Ives. 1846. £15.00
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Dalston HANDBILL advertising Fifty Acres of Oats, 3 Acres of Peas, now Growing on the Farm of the late Joseph Richardson, Esq., To be Sold by Auction at Bromfield, 17th August, 1827. Size 6" x 7", printed in large typeface. Jolie, Printers, Carlisle. 1827. £20.00
Dalston TO BE SOLD by Public Auction at the House of Richard Martin, Innkeeper... Several Closes of Land Called... Sorrow Pow, Low Close, High Close and The Orchard situate at Nook Lane... Poster size 13" x 8". 1835. £20.00
Grinsdale FARMER'S PURCHASE BOOK 1834-43 and 1871. Cash book of Thomas Sibson, size 14" x 6", calf spine, marbled front wrap, lacks back wrap. 26 pages (completely filled) listing items purchased and amounts, 1834-43, and 4 pages for 1872. Many blank pages at end. Includes payments for stock, manure, barley, rye, cow and mare covering, shearing, bills for saddlery, lime, timber, bricks, payments to named workers, taxes, etc. There are also 4p of 1901 accounts, mainly concerning annuities to Jane Sibson, and payments to Building Society. Loosely inserted is a torn folio sheet with manuscript schedules 'Valuation of Grinsdale Estate late the property of Mrs Westray decd.' 1834-1901. £75.00
¶ Items include 'Mr John Graham 12 ewes at 16/- and 10 lambs at 7/-'; 'Mr John Graham three marsh stints'; 'The Earl of Lonsdale young bull', 'Mr Brown horsebreaker'.
Longwathby TO BE SOLD by Public Auction At the House of Wm. Western, Butcher in Longwathby by Virtue of Her Majesty's Writ of Fieri Facias... all his Stock, Crop, and household Furniture Consisting of 1 Milch Cow, 3 Fat Sheep, 2 Pigs... Fenders, Fire Irons, Pans... Poster, size 11" x 9", printed with large type-face. H. Brown, Printer, Penrith. 1858. £25.00
Penrith MARY BELL'S ASIGNMENT Whereas Mary Bell, of Penrith, Milliner & Straw Bonnet Maker, hath by an indenture... assigned all her Personal Estate to the said John Pattinson and Joseph Birkett... In Trust for the benefit of... her Creditors... Poster, size 11" x 9", heading in large letters., informing creditors of the indenture held at Brunskill's, Solicitors. B.T. Sweeten, Printer, Penrith. 1859. £24.00
Wigton FEOFFMENT of a parcel of ground in Wigton, called the Croft, part of land formerly called Black Swan Croft, near John Meal's warehouse, Anne Drewry to George Winter. Vellum, size 21" x 27", two small holes affecting a few letters, wax seal. 1820. £16.00
Wreay, Hesket ABSTRACT OF TITLE to a house and lands in Wreay, and land in Hesket. 3p., folio. 1856. £8.00
¶ Details title from 1830. Names mentioned include Longrigg and Harrison.
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Barrow upon Trent AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the several Common and Open Fields, Meadows... within the Manor and Hamlet of Barrow upon Trent... 31pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1787. £24.00
Derby TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by: Mr. Shaw, at the George Inn, in Derby...12th day of July.... Estates In Mackworth and Langley and in Spondon. Handbill, size 13" x 8", describing 4 Lots, with occupiers. J. Drewry, Printer, Derby, June 29th, 1805. £38.00
Dovebridge AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Doveridge, alias Dovebridge... 13pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £22.00
Mickleover AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Common Meadows and Pastures... in the Liberty or Lordship of Mickleover... 36pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1790. £27.00
Slacke (F. A) AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF SLACKE or Slack of Brownside, Co. Derby. 3 volumes, typescript, typed on one side only. Each volume size 13" x 8", bound in full red calf, gilt title on front cover, marbled endpapers. Calf faded in places. Engraved armorial bookplates of Robert Slack, Derwent Hill, inside front covers. Although the volumes are numbered I,II,III on the binding in fact the first two volumes are the same work, consecutively paginated (1-265, 266-517), while the third is titled on the first page 'Volume II. This Volume contains the biographical notices of certain persons mentioned in Volume I...' (paginated 1-437). Includes exhaustive Index, Appendices with copies of letters from College of Arms, List of Abbeys, Churches and Priories etc., endowed by those whose biographies are in the text. Numerous folding pedigrees. Large folding printed pedigree compiled from records in the College of Arms, 1920, loosely inserted. 1915. £380.00
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Axminster APPOINTMENT AND RELEASE of a cottage near the Shambles in the Town of Axminster, Isaac Smith, Tailor, and Trustees, to George Gill, Grocer, and his Trustees. Two large vellum sheets, wax seals. 1818. £18.00
Baunton DEMISE of a tenement in Baunton now in the tenure of George Cheeke, for 99 years, paying 28s on the usual feast days. Vellum, size 5" x 14", heavy wax seal on tag impressed with coat of arms. Small hole where rodent-nibbled with loss of two words. Signed by Henry Rolle and by four witnesses on verso. 1647. £36.00
Beaford and Roborough MANUSCRIPT PLAN of Beaford Moor. Plan in ink and some colour on vellum, size 29" x 24", folds. Scale 3 chains to a mile. Scale bar, large compass rose. Shows various roads, fences, hedges, 'the new enclosure', names of adjoining owners, with a Reference to the Plan, A-H, indicating the three main roads, 'The Ancient Road Through the Moor' in blue, 'The Road as now used on the Roborough side' in red, and 'The new Road made 10 or 12 years since leading to Barnstaple' in yellow. Small nibbled hole at one fold, affecting line of fence, not affecting roads, and piece nibbled in two places at edges in blank area. 1826. £80.00
Beaford, Yarnscombe PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Residential Estate and Farms Situate in the Parishes of Dolton, Beaford, Yarnscombe and St. Giles, comprising Halsdon House Estate... 674 Acres... Gentleman's house... Manor or Lordship of Beaford including Sporting Rights over Beaford Moor of 213 Acres... Nearly Three Miles of Salmon and Trout Fishing... landed investment in the Parish of Yarnscombe & St. Giles extending to 715 Acres... for sale by Auction 30th October, 1903. 24pp., folio, lacks back wrap, spine worn, photo frontispiece. 2 large folding coloured plans. Corrections throughout in red ink, presumably a copy used by the auctioneers to issue a second edition. 1903. £35.00
Black Torrington LEASE FOR A YEAR of the farm called Coham in Black Torrington, Stephen Coham of Upcott, Shipwash and Lewis his son, to Henry Stevens of Smithcott, Abraham Barnfield of Mambrey, East Putford, and Stephen Coham, Bovecott, Bardford. Vellum, size 18" x 30", wax seal. 1744. £28.00
¶ With a long list of lands including Coham Hole, Middle Down, Jeffreys tenement, 3 closes called Venn, Gunhay, a tenement called Rowes House, ground in Lashbrook Meadow, Hole Park with the little house lately erected, Risdons tenement, barton farm of Upcott Avenall, etc.
Buckfastleigh TO BE SOLD By Auction... 8th day of May, 1862.... All that Substantially Built Public House With Bake-House, Courtlage, Premises and Garden, called The Royal Oak, Together with a Tenement adjoining, situate in Jordan Street and held for the residue of a Term of 999 years... Auction poster, with some lines in large capitals, size 17" x 11, small piece torn from top corner not affecting text. Creagh, Printer, Ashburton. 1862. £30.00
Cattedown Wharves, Plymouth AN ACT to authorise the levying of rates at the Cattedown Wharves Plymouth and for other purposes. 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1887. £12.00
Chagford ELIGIBLE SMALL FREEHOLD ESTATE FOR SALE Beautifully situate on the Borders of Dartmoor... for Sale by Auction... 8th day of September.... All that Desirable Estate known as 'Yelfords'.... Poster, size 21" x 15", traces of folds, two small tears at fold repaired on verso.... together with manuscript Conditions of Sale, with completed Memorandum, 2p., folio. 1887. £32.00
¶ 'containing one of the prettiest building sites to be found in this far-famed Healthy and Romantic Neighbourhood'.
Chestwood, Bishops Tawton ABSTRACT OF TITLE of The Duke of Bedford and Trustees to fee farm rent charged on Chestwood. 2p folio, in MS, detailing indenture of 1752, together with printed Abstract of Title of the Trustees of the Will of Francis Seventh Duke of Bedford Deceased to Freehold Premises. 8pp, folio, in manuscript, setting out the terms of his will of 1861. c1880. £14.00
Clawton MORTGAGE of premises called Taylor's Tenement in North Beer, for securing £350, Samuel Banbury to John Sleeman, now in the occupation of John Mapowder. 3 large vellum sheets, 2 wax seals. 1862. £12.00
Dartmouth Harbour AN ACT for the construction of a Quay and other works within the Harbour of Dartmouth for amending the Dartmouth Harbour Orders 1863 and 1870.... 21pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Last leaf loose. 1882. £16.00
Dibdin (T.C) and Vivian (Edward) BABBICOMBE, FROM PETIT TOR. Tinted lithograph. Drawn by T.C. Dibdin from a sketch by E. Vivian. On stone by E. Gauci. Size approx. 8" x 11«", plus wide margins. Some feint browning in plate. Printed by M. & N. Hanhart, c1841. £35.00
¶ A view across the bay, with a boy asleep on rocks near sheep in foreground.
Divorce of Exeter Merchant AN ACT to dissolve the Marriage of George Christopher Degen with Catherine Furlong, due to her adultery with John Baptiste Larraguy.... 4pp, disbound, a few tears and some browning at edges. 1778. £20.00
Exeter BILL of John Adams, Goldsmith, Jeweller and Engraver, at the corner of St. Martin's Lane, in the Fore Street, who sells at the very lowest rates & gives the utmost value for Old Gold, Silver &c. Bill with engraved heading, 4to, folds, listing 11 items, including table-spoons, soup ladle, and 'engraving 79 crests'. Made out to The Rev. Le Marchant. 1792. £20.00
Faringdon, near Exeter MANORIAL COURT ROLLS for the Manor of Faringdon and Faringdon Drewry. Comprises: vellum roll size 24" x 9", written in a small fine hand, recording courts April and October 34th Year of Elizabeth, May and October 35 Elizabeth, January 36 Elizabeth, written on both sides. Worm holes at an area about one inch square affecting words on both sides, on one side there is some rubbing of ink in this area as well. Vellum trimmed to a point with thin vellum tags for tying; two vellum rolls tied together at top, written on three sides, size 22" x 10", recording courts for October 31 Elizabeth, January, June, October 32 Elizabeth, April, July and October 33 Elizabeth. The second sheet records the Courts for October 43 Elizabeth, and January, April and July 44 Elizabeth. Numbers noted in left margin, sometimes with small hands pointing to sections of text. In Latin throughout. 1589-1594. £300.00
¶ Records names of the Homage etc. Family names include Westcott, Hayman, Weare, Fillimore, Stuckley, Gibbons, Rogers.
Frith & Co. POSTCARD 'Greetings from Devon'. They Town Folks from Lunnon like our Paasties and Craims. 'Tis purty eatin'. Postcard, sepia, showing a table laid with a plate of pasties, teaport, knife and fork etc. No. 65165. n.d. c1910. £6.00
Frithelstock LEASE for 99 years, to commence after the death of Mary Cann, of the Widow Cann's tenement at Stowford, Langtree, Richard Stevens of Smithacott to Robert Palmer. Vellum, size 16" x 25", small wax seal with bird, on tag. Memorandum on verso about a way through certain fields. 1705. £32.00
¶ The rent was 10s per quarter plus 1 capon at Christmas, their corn was to be ground at Bagbeare Mill.
Great Torrington FEOFFMENT of a house and garden in Mill Street, Robert Collom of Boworthy, yeoman to John Wyther of Great Torrington, tanner. In English on vellum, size 12" x 23", heavy wax seal on tag. Witnessed on verso, with a note on verso that possession was taken by Richard Voysey on 30th July. A few small worm holes. 1588. £55.00
Hawkins (G), Lith. ILFRACOMBE FROM HILLSBOROUGH Lithograph, size 9" x 12", plus margins. Published by J. Banfield, c1837. £32.00
¶ Shows view across the bay with Lantern Hill in middle distance, sheep on rocks in foreground.
Ilfracombe Chapel HYMNS TO BE SUNG at the Sunday School Anniversary, Sunday August 8th, 1875. Sermons will be Preached... by the Rev. J. Bainton. 3p., 4to., some edge tears. 1873. £7.00
Kingsbridge and Salcombe Railway AN ACT to revive and extend the time for purchasing Lands and completing the Railways and Works authorised by the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Railway Act 1882..... 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1887. £8.00
Langtree AUCTION POSTER for the sale at The Globe Hotel, of the Freehold Estate of 'Withecott' near Stibb Cross and five cottages in Great Torrington. Printed in very large type-face, size 35" x 22", folds. 1898. £20.00
Little Torrington PARTICULARS of Freehold Lands... Comprising a Capital Farm-House, Fully-Licensed Inn... and about 73a 0r. 20p of Arable, Meadow, Pasture and Orchard land, Also of Share of Advowson of Little Torrington... for Sale by Auction... 25th August, 1881l. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title. Folding coloured plan loosely inserted. 1881. £30.00
¶ The Farm was 'South Hill', and the Inn the 'Buckingham Arms'.
Little Torrington GROUP OF SEVEN APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURES for poor children of the parish of Little Torrington, 1804-1809. Printed, with manuscript inserts, size 10" x 15", some with small wax seals. Six are signed by the Overseers and J.P.'s, but one is the parent's copy and is signed by the mother of the boy apprenticed. Seven items. 1804-9. £68.00
¶ The children were apprentised to named masters, for either husbandry or 'housewifery affairs'. They were only 8-10 years old. Names of the children are James Bale, Elizabeth Allen, Samuel Copp, Elizabeth Bakewill, William Kinsman, William Gilbert, John Crossman
Little Torrington, Westford ACCOUNTS for work done for Thomas Stevens Esq. Comprises: Account of John Sillifant for Mason's work on West Ford, Cross, Hill etc. April - Michls. 1830. 5p., foolscap, held with pin at edge, folded with docket title. Includes '8 masons & 5 labourers walling, digging foundations, sifting earth, loading stones', '4 labrs. putting in the Beams, turning some of the arches and quarring stones', 'throwing down the Pound House', 'lathing and pin-plastering'... together with... Richard Bartlett for glazier's work on West Ford to Michls. 1830. 1p, 4to, with receipt... together with... Account of Thomas Coombe Ripping in 1830', detailing bark picking, binding of bark, etc. 1p.... Daniel Ware's Account of the Farm Labourers' Taxes &c Paid Michls 1831. 12p., small 4to, sewn at edge. Includes accounts of labour, barley, cattle etc. bought and sold: 'Pd. John Stevens for killing rats...', 'Pd John Andrew for killing 11 Doz. and 6 Moles at 1/6 per doz.', together with a similar account for 1830, listing money paid for cyder, hops, candles, beans, cart ropes, 'cuting pigs', 11p... together with... 'Sale at Hill on 1 & 2 March 1832'. 4p., foolscap, listing over 100 items sold with prices and purchasers, including named horses, farm implements, cows, horse clothing etc. 1830-2. £65.00
Millbay Ward, Plymouth THE FLOODING OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT Voters in Millbay Ward. Do you know how your present Representatives in the Council acted in this most important question... If Not, You Should! Vote for Taylor. Handbill, size 12" x 9", traces of folds and two small repaired edge tears, relating to the scheme for a Pumping Station, with verbatim quotes from the candidate in the Council Meeting of May 16th. Printed and Published by Mitchell & Co., Union St., Plymouth. 1899. £28.00
Monkleigh ANTIQUE AND MODERN FURNITURE and Furnishings. Petticombe, Monkleigh, near Bideford. For Sale by Auction 19th and 20th February, 1947. 21pp., 4to. Lists over 800 lots. 1947. £8.00
Newton Abbot, Kingskerswell, Coombeinteignhead POSTER advertising auction sale of a Valuable Hotel, Freehold & Leasehold Dwelling Houses, Rich Accommodtion Land and Other Desirable Properties, at the 'Queen's Hotel', Newton Abbot, May 27th, 1898... Poster printed in bright red and black, size 46" x 25", folds. Lists 16 lots, with details of properties, occupiers etc. With some lines in red in very large type-face, decorative red border at bottom, some light off-setting of red print in one section. 1898. £30.00
¶ Includes the properties 'Hilly House', 'Elmbank', 'Rock Cottage', nos. 1 and 2 Wellington Place in Kingskerswell, 'Quarry Cottages', with the 'field adjoining containing the Tramway leading to the Quarry', the Goodwill in the Sand, Gravel and Flint Quarries in Coombeinteignhead, 'The Queen's Hotel', etc.
Plymouth TRADE CARD of Luscombe Driscoll & Co., Merchants & Ship-Agents. Attractively printed on thick card, size 3" x 4«", on verso is a list of countries they are Consulate for, and banks etc. they are Agents to, printed in a variety of type-faces. Cooper, Sc. Stonehouse. c1850. £14.00
Risdon (Joseph) PLANS OF ESTATES belonging to the Revd. Archdeacon Moore Stevens in the Parishes of Peters Marland, Merton, Shebbeare, Newton Saint Petrock, Builkworthy, Buckland brewer, West Putford, Parkham, Broadworthy, Woolfardisworthy, Abbotsham, Northam and Hartland, Devon. Surveyed and Mapped in 1834 & 5 by Joseph Risdon. Atlas of 30 plans, size 19" x 26", marbled boards, half calf, morocco label on front board. Marbled paper and calf rubbed, front board detached. Light waterstain in part of bottom margin of three leaves. Title page with attractive lettering and fine watercolour coat of arms, size 5" x 3", Index page listing the 36 estates. Arranged with plans on left, in ink and some colour. Each with scale bar and compass rose. On facing page is 'Reference' with key to numbers, and columns for name of field, area within fences, waste fence and buildings, total. Roads and water features coloured, fields outlined in green, buildings in red, wooded areas, orchards etc. shown with numerous little trees, isolated trees near gates etc. also shown. Gates drawn in red. Ownership of hedges indicated, adjacent owners and parishes named. 1834-5. £1,400.00
¶ Plans comprise: Week; Woolaton; Coombe; Specott Barton; Southcoombe in Shebbear; Suddon (in Newton St. Petrock); Plan Shewing the contiguity of the Estates in Bulkworthy, scale 8 chains to an inch, showing the river and lands to the north, bridge with 2 arches, etc.; Hankford Barton in Bulkworthy; Randalls & Vallets in Bulkworthy; Squires & Blakes and Mill Tenement in Bulkworthy; Estates at the Village of Tithacott; Buckland Barton; Plan of Houses, Gardens & Premises in the Village of Buckland Brewer (scale 1" = 1 chain, houses coloured in different colour blocks according to owners, who are listed by name in Reference on facing page, view of Church in elevation); tenement in Colston Village in West Putford; Lyles Tenement in Broadworthy; Leworthy in Woolfardisworthy; Bitworthy in Woolfardisworthy; Tealta in Abbotsham; Willisford Moor in Hartland; East and West Willisford; Fishes and Baggleholes; Premises in Torrington St., Bideford (Scale 1" = 4ft.; Survey of an Estate Called Howley & Dibbses in the Parish of Buckland Brewer late the Property of Samuel Pyke, Also a Tenement called Vines (attractive coloured compass rose, Contents down left hand side, shows Halsberry House). The following plans are smaller and are on the same page as the Reference: Lane End (Newton St. Petrock); Splatt in Buckland Brewer; Billesford in Buckland Brewer; Pancrass Place; Rowtcliffes Silkland; Gibletts Tenement in Colscott; Lower Dundridge in Parkham; Venn and Foucehole in Woolfardisworthy; Scales are slightly different according to the map, most approx. 1in. = 4 chains, 1" = 3 chains. See 'Devon Maps and Map-Makers: Manuscript Maps Before 1840' (Ed. Mary R. Ravenhill and Margery M. Rowe). Map 1/11/2. They record Joseph Risdon as having been 'of Black Torrington (Speccott near Great Torrington)'. See also listing in 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors', edited by Peter Eden.
Rock & Co. Publisher VIEWS & SCENERY OF ILFRACOMBE, Being twenty four steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, original embossed cloth, gilt title, corners of boards slightly worn. Some plates dated between 1849 - 1865. £100.00
Rolle Canal LETTER to an un-named correspondent from William Cartwright, Torrington, 23rd August, 1826. On 2 sides of 4to sheet, folded. 1826. £24.00
¶ Says he has heard from Lord Rolle about the purchase of Mitton at Putford, and that Lord Rolle hopes to be at Stevenstone 'to look at the canal & to partake of some diversion among the Partridges...' He expresses concern about the progress of the canal, and Mr. Green's exceeding the sums agreed: 'He has had of me 13,615... a fortnight's pay will be again due next Saturday, 350, and a sum will be required to pay up the arrears to the men 1,500, and no part of the line of Canal finished... nor a building of any sort erected. I am directed to press Mr Green to finish the road for Rothernhay Bridge to the Inclined plane and to tell him how angry his Lordship is about it...'
Rowe (G) Exeter, Pub ENTRANCE TO LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH Lithograph, after drawing by Rowe, engraved surface approx. 6«" x 8". Shows two men near wall in foreground, ships in distance. c1830. £18.00
Shebbear PLANS, PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Farms & Mill known as 'Allacott' & 'Dipper Mill', with Valuable Fishing & Sporting Rights and Building Sites... for sale by auction... Sept. 7th 1910. 7pp., folio, printed pale green wraps, two folding coloured plans. Some foxing spots, wraps detached and held at spine with archival tape, edge tears, traces of folds. Completed memorandum. 1910. £18.00
Sidmouth Railway AN ACT to enable the Sidmouth Railway and Harbour Company to make certain Deviations in their authorized Line.... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1867. £14.00
South Devon Railway Company AN ACT to consolidate, define, and regulate the Capital of the South Devon Railway Company.... 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1869. £10.00
South Zeal CONVEYANCE of a house in South Zeal called Peards House, Thomas Stanbury of South Zeal, Woolcomber, to John Arscott, Chandler and John Perkins, Woolcomber. Two large vellum sheets, size 24" x 29", wax seals. Vellum slightly browned in places. 1820. £17.00
St. John's in the Wilderness STEREOCARD with two photographs on card of the church. On yellow card, stamped 'RMS photo'. c1880. £8.00
Stoneyford, Woolleigh Bridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXX S.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 12" x 17", plus margins, Sheet No. XCI.S.W. On stiff paper. 1890. £8.00
¶ Covers Blinsham, Kiverley Manor, Winscott Barton, North Healand.
Teign Valley Railway AN ACT for conferring further Powers upon the Teign Valley Railway Company for the construction of Works, the acquisition of Lands, the raising of Moneys, and otherwise in relation to their Undertaking.... 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1872. £12.00
Teignmouth CATALOGUE OF SALE of very Superior Old Bottled Wines, Ports, Sherries and Madieras, with some Oddments of Claret and Liqueurs.... by Frost and Collings at the Royal Hotel, Teignmouth, October 20th, 1884. 4pp., 8vo, trace of vertical fold. 1884. £12.00
West Putford ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Rev. William Prockter Thomas to a Messuage Farm and Lands called Cory Barton, Sessacott and Cory Mill Lands and Cory Mills containing 170 acres in West Putford. 23p., folio, tied at top corner with tape. Outer cover sheet with docket title torn and worn. Ink slightly faded in places. 1840. £18.00
¶ Details title from 1793
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Brockhampton LEASE of tenement in Brockhampton in Buckland in the occupation of Anne Cooth, John Salter of Combe Keynes and Elizabeth his wife to Nathaniel Salter of London, Clerk. Vellum, 12" x 19", lacks wax seal from tag. Signed by John and Elizabeth. Attractive large decorative initial letter in bold black ink, with the date inside. 1675. £35.00
¶ Includes lands called Puddyham, Churchill, Fowerlong etc.
Chardstock (Liberty and Manor of) LICENCE to William Bond of Axminster, Land Surveyor, to let a cottage and four acres called Purdishay in Chardstock. Granted at the Court Baron of the Rtg. Hon. George Lord Auckland. Vellum, 12«" x 15". 1814. £16.00
Chickerell PHOTOGRAPH of three men in an open-topped car, outside an ivy-covered doorway. Size 4" x 5«", on thick card mount. Titled in pencil on verso 'W de C. P. and Stone in front seat. Harris in back seat of the F.N car, taken outside Mr. Bateson's house at Chickerell.' c1910. £8.00
Hawkhurst COPY OF THE WILL of Thomas Barns of Tilworth in the Parish of Hawkchurch. 7p., folio. 1844. £16.00
¶ Leaves money for the purchase of blankets or woollen clothing to be distributed to the poor of the parish at Christmas.
Lyme Regis PHOTOGRAPH of the harbour, looking down a path leading to the water, boats on right, girl on path looking at the boats, houses in middle distance, men on raised roadway, washing hanging on fence. Atmospheric sepia view, size 3" x 4", mounted on thick buff card, overall size 5" x 6"... together with... view of Lyme Regis Church, tombstones in foreground, looking up the hill with the houses of the town in the distance. Size 5" x 7", on thin card. c1890. £12.00
Sherborne Pageant THE FOLK-PLAY BY THE CLEAR STREAM Manuscript by John Alderton Collins Presumably written for a journal or newspaper, describing a performance of the pageant and the preparations in detail. 26p, 4to, neatly written, held at top corner with clip. 3,600 words. Name and address of Collins at Bridport on verso. 1909. £36.00
¶ 'The inhabitants of the little country town in Dorset have given us a folk-play which is unique in English experience...'
Sherborne TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr John Jeanes, at the Antelope Inn... the 28th day of January, 1809... That Extremely Rich Piece of Inclosed Freehold Meadow Land, known by the Name of Napped Hall.... Application may be made to Mr. Thomas Burfitt, Oddbinch Farm, Maiden Bradley... Handbill, attractively printed, size 7" x 6". Sherborne: Printed by J. Cruttwell. 1809. £30.00
Swanage PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Properties situate at Swanage.... for sale by Public Auction at the Town Hall, Swanage.... on Monday 17th day of May, 1897. Folio, 4pp, folded. 1897. £10.00
¶ Includes Newton Cottage, Albany Terrace, etc.
Wambrook MORTGAGE IN FEE of a messuage and premises in Wambrook for securing £900 and interest. Isaac and Thomas Deane of Wambrook to Martha Edwards. Three large vellum sheets, two wax seals. 1820. £24.00
¶ Concerns 33 acres of land at Bewley Down the site of an old Lime Kiln and a Limestone Quarry, and a small piece of land called Quarry Knapps, and allotments in respect of tenements called White's, Brown's, Darby's.
West Chickerill AN ACT for Dividing and Allotting the Open and Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds in Putton... in the Village or Tything of Easton in the Parish of Chickerill... 16pp, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Floral headpiece. Separately paginated. Docket title. 1787. £25.00
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ARMOURER DONKIN'S COPY Greenwood (C.G) MAP OF THE COUNTY PALATINE OF DURHAM From An Actual Survey Made in the Years 1818 & 1819 By C. Greenwood, Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County by the Proprietors Greenwood, Pringle & Co.... 1st August 1820. Engraved map, scale 1" to 1 mile, on two sheets, dissected and mounted on linen, each sheet size 20" x 50", folding to 10" x 9", edged with silk tape, small morocco label with sheet number. In card slip case with book plate of Armourer Donkin, inserted in blindstamped calf slip case, rubbed, lacks calf on one narrow edge. With compass rose, large vignette view of Durham looking across city from fields with cows, etc., Explanation, List of polling places. Outline colouring of boundaries of wards. The map is the slightly later issue of the first edition, with railways, coloured in red and shaded in yellow, pink, blue, some lines marked with dotted lines, some small branch lines shown with thin blue line with no shading. c1825. £750.00 -- See Illustration
¶ Railways include Stockton and Darlington, Clarence Railway, Great North of England (southern part is a dotted line), Stanhope and Tyne, Durham and Sunderland, Durham Junction, Brandling Junction (dotted line). There is a pencil note near the title 'joins the Lancaster and Carlisle by which with other railways there is a direct communication with Liverpool'. Some railways drawn in yellow and nun-named. Armourer Donkin (1779-1851) was a prominent Newcastle solicitor, friend of writers and artists such as Leigh Hunt, William Cobbett, Baily the sculptor, mentor of William Armstrong the engineer.
Hurworth A PLAN OF AN ESTATE BELONGING TO JAMES N. COLLYER ESQ. SITUATED AT HURWORTH in the County of Durham Surveyed in 1825 by R. Otley. Hand drawn plan in ink on vellum, size approx. 12«" x 21«", scale 6 chains to an inch, decorative cartouche with small flowers, table listing the land and acreage, and a second table listing the acreage of the river and bank. The land borders the River Tees. Very slightly dusty. 1825. £120.00 -- See Illustration
¶ An R. Otley is listed in Eden's 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors' as working in North Yorkshire and being 'prominent in the development of Middlesborough with Henry Pease'.
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Bisley JOHN NATION, BISLEY Gloucestershire, Maker of Leaded Windows for Churches, Chapels, Schools and Domestic Purposes. Printed price list, on one side of 4to sheet. Small repaired tear at corner. n.d. c1880? £12.00
¶ Lists plain glass, mixed tints, Cathedral tints, diamonds and squares for lancet lights etc., types of lead ('copy of lead used in 14th and 15th century... looks well for small quarry work...').
Forest of Dean Mines and Quarries 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. Pages numbered 325-360, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1838. £24.00
Gloucester Streets and Market Places AN ACT for taking down several Buildings, and inlarging the Streets and Market Places in the City of Gloucester. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1750. £16.00
Lipycat Farm, Awre LEASE FOR FIFTEEN YEARS of lands in the parish of Awre, The Mayor and Burgesses of the City of Gloucester to John Charles of Awre, yeoman. In a neat clear hand on vellum, size 28" x 34", tag, with no trace of having had a wax seal. 1743. £45.00
¶ The rents of the land were due to the Blue Coat Hospital in Gloucester. Gives a very long list of pasture, meadow and arable lands, listing situation with adjoining lands and occupiers, reserving the Royalty or Gale of fishing in the Severn, and all fruit trees, and the farm house called Lipycat Farm, to the Mayor and Burgesses. Lands named include West Marsh, Clay Piece, Rogers, land in Linch Field Shooting near the Old Wharf Common, the Butts at Stockwell Shooting, etc.
Lower Swell AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Downs, Commons and Commonable Lands, in the Manor and Parish of Lower Swell... 27pp., sm. folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Docket title on verso of last page. Separately paginated. 1789. £24.00
Maisemore Court LETTER from Alan G. Cornwall to Mr. Wilson at Revd. E. Marsh, Oxford, dated Maisemore Court, Aug. 6, 1816. 3p., 4to, address panel on verso, Gloucester postmark. Describes his arrival at Maisemore, the house, the church 'our Church is very small indeed, the parish belongs to Mr Rakes, brother to the man who first instituted Sunday Schools', the area roundabout, and the Bishop of Gloucester ('He has instituted a school for 120 Girls & is going to make another for Boys... His congregations are crowded to excess'). 1816. £16.00
Olveston CONVEYANCE of the Manor of Olveston, with its rights and members, Arthur Smythes of London, Henry Sherfield of New Sarum, and others to Sir John Stafford. Two large vellum sheets, one 26" x 29", the second slightly smaller, and a Schedule of deeds on a third sheet, size 40" x 13" 'A Schedule Indented mentioning the lease and estates by true meaning of the Indenture annexed hereunto ment and intended to be excepted'. Signed by 3 parties, tags torn, with no wax seals. Outside very dusty. On the verso is a memorandum with the signatures (many making their marks) of approx. 25 tenants). 1623. £45.00
¶ The main part of the deed gives a long list of messuages and tenements, with occupiers and rents payable (including capons etc.).
South Wales Railway AN ACT to enable the South Wales Railway Company to make a new Railway in the Forest of Dean, in lieu of the Railway already authorized to construct new Lines at Cardiff and Britton Ferry.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1851. £12.00
Tetbury, Berkeley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 251. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 20", border all round. Linen-backed, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps, Stanford label. County border and parkland, roads, handcoloured. c1890. £25.00
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Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Broughton AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Downs.... within the Parish of Broughton in the County of Southampton. 28pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £26.00
New Forest AN ACT for the better Preservation of Timber in the New Forest.... and for ascertaining the Boundaries of the said Forest, and of the Lands of the Crown within the same. Pages numbered 683-695, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1800. £12.00
Odiham AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting and Inclosing the open and Common Fields, Common Downs.... within the several Tythings of Odiham, Northwarnborough, Hillside, Rye, and Stapely, in the Parish of Odiham in the County of Southampton. 35pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £26.00
South Warnborough Estate FREEHOLD THE IMPORTANT RESIDENTIAL AND SPORTING ESTATE KNOWN AS SOUTH WARNBOROUGH ESTATE of about 1,120 Acres.... consisting of The Historic Manor House, about 155 Acres New Farm, about 370 Acres.... Ford Farm.... Valuable Sites for Houses and Bungalows..... Chalk Pits... Good Shooting, Hunting.... Messrs Daniel Smith, Oakley and Garrard in conjunction with J. Alfred Eggar and Co. Will offer the above for Sale by Auction..... at the Town Hall, Farnham, Surrey, on Friday, the 24th day of June, 1921.... Poster, size 40" x 30", few short tears, a 9" split at one fold, and a couple of small holes. This copy appears to be an uncorrected proof copy as there are a few notes and alterations in ink. Martin, Hood & Larkin, 1921. £18.00
Stoke LEASE FOR THE YEAR of a close of land called the Parsonage Purrock in Stoke, William Peachy of Gosport to Revd. Francis Clifton. Vellum, size 13" x 18", wax seal. 1791. £20.00
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Gaddesden (Manor of) ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of Mr George Lea as mortgagee to a copyhold brewery, cottages and premises at Gaddesden Row in the Parish of Great Gaddesden. 20p., folio, held with tape at corner c1860. £26.00
¶ Details title from 1783 - 1856.
Saint Alban's Disfranchisement AN ACT to disenfranchise the Borough of Saint Alban. Pages numbered 161-162, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1852. £12.00
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Bromley PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Six Villa Residences... situate at Alma Grove, Plaistow.. which will be offered by Auction... Sept. 21st, 1899. 3pp., folio, plus docket title on verso. Folded... together with Particulars of Sale for auction of residences at Wimbledon, Bromley, Beckenham, Southall, Harrow, 1918. 6pp., folio, some splits at folds. 2 items. 1899. £14.00
Maidstone Geneva AN ACT to revive and continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and nineteen, the Manufacture of Maidstone Geneva. Page numbered 557, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814. £10.00
Orpington BILL of Frederick Tremain, Mechanical Engineer, Blacksmith and Farrier, Plumber, Locksmith and Bellhanger... Bill on 4p folio, printed heading with variety of decorative typefaces. Made out to Sir Francis Evans for donkey shoes, making up paint, repairs to kitchen equipment, tools etc. Together with Bills of James Comley and Herbert Miles, both Job and Post Masters, Tunbridge Wells, for hire of fly etc., 1p foolscap, and 1p 4to. 3 items. 1893-1906. £16.00
Tilmanstone PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Market Garden Land and Cottage Property, at Upper and Lower Street, Tilmanstone, Which will be Sold By Auction... 14th September 1905. 3pp., folio, plus completed memorandum on verso. Folded with docket title. 1905. £12.00
¶ With names of occupiers.
Wooll (G), Pr. and Pub. RAMSGATE FROM ALBION PLACE Drawn by G. Rowe. Lithograph, size 6«" x 9", plus half inch margins. c1840. £20.00
¶ Attractive view looking across harbour to terrace with balconies on clifftop.
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Accrington (Manor of) SURRENDER of a messuage, barn and other buildings, and various named closes of land in Oakenheadwood within the Forest of Rossendale to Mary Brandwood of Haslingden, Widow. At the Halmot Court of Henry Duke of Buccleuch. Vellum, size 20" x 24", signed by Steward, two blue paper tax stamps. 1806. £16.00
¶ Mentions Robert Kay, late of Bury, Shuttlemaker, and Richard Ramsbottom late of Quarlton, yeoman, both deceased.
Baxendale & Co., Manchester PRICE LIST for Skates. Four pages, 4to, printed on pale blue paper, illustrating different types of ice skate, together with fittings. c1910. £20.00
¶ 'Figure Skaters will find the 'Beezer' follows the ankle more readily and is as silent as a wooden skate...'
Whalley AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing a certain Common, called Wiswell-Moor, in the Township of Wiswell and Parish of Whalley... 23pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. Page with docket title browned. 1789. £25.00
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Harby AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Harby... 17pp., small folio, disbound, leaf with docket title. 1790. £24.00
¶ The Duke of Rutland was Lord of the Manor, Bennet Storer was Rector.
Huncote SETTLEMENT by Mr and Mrs Harvey of the Red Lion Inn, a butcher's shop and four houses in Huncote to Charles Hall and William Harvey. Large vellum sheet, 2 wax seals. 1878. £12.00
Lockington AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields, Meadow, Pastures... within the Manor or Lordship of Hemmington in the Parish of Lockington... 17pp., small folio, disbound, leaf with docket title. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated. 1790. £26.00
¶ Sir Henry Harpur was Lord of the Manor.
Lutterworth AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Fields, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Harby... 17pp., small folio, disbound, leaf with docket title. Act of Parliament. 1790. £24.00
¶ The Duke of Rutland was Lord of the Manor, Bennet Storer was Rector.
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Allington WILL of William Marriott of Allington, farmer, 1769. 2p., small folio. Copy of Probate Copy. Paper watermarked 1801. £14.00
¶ Bequeathes his properties in Allington.
Bradwell, Blundeston, Toft Monks PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable arable land and marshes containing 32 Acres... Which will be Sold by Auction... 8th Sept. 1875. 3pp. 4to, plus 4pp. conditions of sale. 1875. £14.00
¶ Includes portions of the Third Mallow Marsh.
Foston AN ABSTRACT of John Cragg's Title to Copyhold Lands in Foston. Manor of Long Bennington and Foston with the Members. 1«p., small folio, manuscript, detailing surrenders and admissions from 1715-1769. Folds... together with... Memorandum recording surrender of one half oxgang of land by John Cragg of Foston, tenant of the Manor, 1777, signed by Cragg and witnessed by Steward. 1p., small folio. 1777. £15.00
Winterton ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the late Henry Liversidge to property at Winterton formerly belonging to Mr. George Maxted. 18p., folio, held at corner with tape. 1879. £28.00
¶ Details title from 1815 - 1878.
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Andrews's NEW AND ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTRY THIRTY MILES ROUND LONDON, on which are Delineated from an Actual Survey, His Majesty's Palaces, Noblemen and Gentlemens Seats, Cities, Market Towns, Villages, Churches, Rivers, Parks, Heths & Remarkable Hills, all the Turnpike & most of the Cross Roads, with the Distances from Town to Town according to the Mile Stones. Folding engraved map, scale 2 miles to an inch, hand-coloured, size 26" x 25", dissected and mounted on linen, marbled endpapers, inserted in very rubbed 8vo slip case with original label, faded. Published & Sold by James Heskett. 3d Edition May 1st, 1817. £220.00
¶ Howgego No. 172 (4).
Buckingham Palace AN ACT to enable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings to complete Improvements in Pimlico and in the Neighbourhood of Buckingham Palace. Pages numbered 733-736, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1852. £12.00
Chancery Lane BILL of George Hepburn, Smith, Bell hanger, Furnishing Ironmonger, To the Honourable Societies of Serjeants Inn & Cliffords Inn, 61 Carey Street. Oblong 4to, traces of folds. Engraved heading, made out for Japanned lettered deed box. Small edge tear. 1846. £15.00
Clapham Common PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Ground Rents... secured upon 105 Villa Residences and 9 Shops... which will be Sold by Auction.. 27th November 1911. 14pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. 1911. £17.00
¶ Includes properties in Mallinson Road, Bennerley Road, Salcott Road, Webbs Road.
Davies (B.R), drawn and engraved by LONDON AND ITS ENVIRONS Containing the Boundaries of the Metropolitan Boroughs, the Different Railroads & Stations, The New Cemeteries, Roads, Docks, Canals, and all modern improvements. Scale 3 miles = 4«". Fully hand-coloured map, size 22" x 28", dissected and mounted on linen. Folding to 8vo, lacks one of cloth-covered boards. Published as the Act directs, 1st December, 1847. £220.00
¶ Extends to Hanwell, Finchley, Barking, Tooting. Shows railways and stations.
Goldsmith BILL OF WILLIAM DRURY Goldsmith to Her Majesty, No. 32 in the Strand. Plate, Diamonds, Pearls, Watches, Swords... Bill with engraved heading, royal coat of arms at top, size 7" x 8". Small repaired tear at top edge. Made out to Mrs Greenfield for 'A brilliant diamond hoop ring with enamelled edges', and 6 other items, contra'd against 'a single stone brillt.' making the total bill only four pounds. 1793. £25.00
Goldsmith BILL of Thomas Barnard, Working Goldsmith and Jeweller, Corner of Adam Street, Adelphi, Strand. Engraved heading, size 13" x 8", folds. Lists 13 items, including fish knife, oval silver tea caddy, '2 round threaded silver waiters', 'engraving arms on waiters'. Made out to Rev. Mr. Le Marchant, from whom Barnard had bought 371.5 old silver. 1794. £22.00
Hampstead CATALOGUE of the sale of antique and modern furniture etc. at 26 Rosecroft Avenue. 15pp, 8vo, staples rusty. 1948. £6.00
Holborn PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Estate, consisting of Four Roomy Brick Dwelling Houses with Appendages... in Brook's Market, Holborn, In the occupation of respectable Tenants, Producing together an annual Rental of Eighty Guineas Which will be Sold by Auction... At the Auction Mart, London... January the 23rd, 1811... 3pp., small folio, docket title on verso, folds. Describes three lots, two of which are with a Slaughter House. All have cellars and vaults. 1811. £38.00
¶ The houses were 5, 10, 6 and 12, Brook's Market. Names occupiers.
Hollway, Haggerstone TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT the interest of three eligible Leasehold Estates... Nine Well Built brick Houses... nos. 9 to 17 Clarence Terrace, adjoining the new Regents Canal Bridge... Five Well Built Brick Houses nos. 35 to 39 Wellington Street, Stoke Newington Road... Nine Well Built brick Cottages being the whole of Brunswick Grove, Holloway... 3pp., 4to, numerous folds, with name for delivery on verso. With detailed description of houses including soil, drainage, kitchen fittings, omnibus links. c1840. £24.00
¶ Suggests the fanlights could be removed to save window tax.
Houses of Parliament AN ACT to enable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests.... and Buildings to purchase Ground and Tenements required to complete the Site for the new Houses of Parliament. Pages numbered 33-52, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Arthur Spottiswoode, 1837. £17.00
London DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP and Assignment of Debts, William Walker of St. Martins in the Field, Woollen Draper, to Joseph Walker of St. James Westin, Middlesex. Paper, size 22" x 18", good wax seal. At the end in a different hand is a list of 39 debtors names with sums owed. A few very minor holes where folds meet. 1730. £34.00
¶ The Walkers were involved in the 'Trade of Buying Selling and Retailing Woollen Cloth'.
Old Street PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Well-Arranged Stabling and Six-Roomed Dwelling house situate at 1, Pickard Street... for sale by Auction May 3rd, 1918. 2pp., folio, plus page of Conditions of Sale. Folded with docket title. 1918. £12.00
Pall Mall BILL of Flight & Co., Tailors, Military & Naval Clothiers &c., Pall Mall. Printed heading, one side 4to, made out for 10 repairs to trousers, coats etc. e.g. 'Rep. a Coat new silk cuffs and a set of new button holes'. Receipted by Charles Flight. 1846. £8.00
Piccadilly BILL of C. Hall, Poulterer & Licensed Dealer in Game, 52 Albemarle St. Small 8vo, printed heading with vignette of pheasant, made out for three (illegible) items. 1846. £12.00
Public Baths RETURN of public baths and wash-houses established in the Administrative County of London.... Booklet, 15pp., 8vo, giving statistical information on number of bathers and washers, quantity of water supplied, charges in force, etc., for each establishment. 1905. £8.00
Regent's Quadrant AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to remove the Colonnade in the Regent's Quadrant. Pages numbered 569-579, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and William Spottiswoode, 1848. £14.00
Spices, sago, etc. FOR PUBLIC SALE By Brookes & Faith at the London Commercial Sale Rooms, Mincing Lane... 3rd May, 1876, The Following Goods.... 6 pages, blue paper, size 17" x 7". Traces of horizontal folds, stab hole in top right corner. 1876. £24.00
¶ Lists port shipped from, name of ship, Wharf it is at, with merchants mark. For example 'Per Ulysees @ Singapore, Lying at Butler's Wharf...' Includes Cochin ginger, pepper, St. Vincent arrowroot, Zanzibar cloves.
St. James BILL of J.W. Elliott, Silk-Dyer & Scourer, 101 Jermyn Street, India and other Shawls cleaned & dyed, Chintz Furniture Cleaned & Glazed... Decoratively printed heading, paper size 4«" x 8", made out to Mr Preade for cleaning and glazing two couches. n.d. c1840. £12.00
St. James Street BILL of Banting & Son, Upholders & Cabinet Makers, 27, St. James's Street. 1p. small folio, blank conjoint leaf. Printed heading. Made out to the Executors of William Praed, M.P. for packing up and valuing furniture at 35 St. James's Place, including 'a deal packing case for the large painting of the Duke of Wellington'. With small signed receipt attached. 1846. £12.00
Stanford (E) LONDON Drawn & Engraved from Authentic Documents and Personal Observations, by B.R. Davies, 16 George Street, Euston Square. Under the Supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Folding plan, size 17" x 26", plus margins. Some slight toning of paper at horizontal folds. Folding into small 8vo marbled boards, rubbed at spine, turqoise endpapers, original label with date written on in ink. Two very small splits at fold. 1856. £140.00
Stanford (E), Pub. A NEW MAP OF METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS & MISCELLANEOUS IMPROVEMENTS Deposited at the Private Bill Office, Nov. 30, 1863, for Session 1864. Plan lithographed in brown, overprinted in red with proposed lines, scale 2 in. to 1 mile. Size 29" x 34", dissected and linen-backed, folding to 8vo, lacks one of the cloth-covered boards, tear along linen at one section, below where pasted to board, 2" tear in linen at another fold. With a list of plans deposited, top left 1863. £100.00
¶ With street names and existing and sanctioned railway lines.
Upper Holloway PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Corner Residence known as Warrender Road, Tufnell Park Road, Upper Holloway, with Detached Stabling... for Sale by Auction.. 7th November 1884. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1884. £10.00
Wine Merchants BILL of Crockford & Compy., The St. James's Wine Establishment. 4to bill with printed heading, made out for cherry brandy, hollands, brandy. Attached is a printed receipt of the establishment. 1846. £10.00
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Chepstow Gas AN ACT to incorporate a Company for supplying Gas to Chepstow and the Neighbourhood. 14pp, sm. folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1857. £9.00
Jones (M), Monmouth LETTER to his cousin Henry Burgh at Stroud, informing him of the arrangements he has put in place for after his death 'I have left a written direction in one of the drawers in my Beaurow to be opened as soon as I am dead wherein I have sett down how I will be treated untill I am soldierd up in the Ledden Coffin...'. Mentions annuity to be paid to his servant, etc. 2p, 4to, signed, address panel on verso of conjoint leaf. Monmouth, August, 1820. £18.00
¶ 'The receipt for the Jaundice powders which you are to remember is to remain a secret, or perhaps the virtue will fly...'
Magor SALE OF PROPERTY 2 Dwelling Houses and Cottage, pasture and arable land in the Parishes of Magor and Caldicot... for Sale by Auction.. Sept. 15th, 1890. Single sheet describing the 7 Lots, in a single column as in a newspaper, attached to 3p. folio Conditions of Sale. 1890. £10.00
Trewin, Lanvraca, Lantarnam AN ACT for effectuating a Partition.... of certain estates situate in the County of Monmouth, devised by the Wills of John Blewitt and Frances Fettiplace. 42pp, disbound, Act of Parliament, includes 24p of Schedules. First page dusty. 1810. £16.00
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Ashwelthorpe Estate RENT ACCOUNT Wreningham Farm, etc. Year To Michaelmas 1894. 9 double page spreads, sm. folio, sewn in wraps. Vertical fold. 1894. £16.00
¶ The landowner was Lady Berners.
Barton Turf ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Thomas Goddard, clerk, to an estate in Barton Turf. Single folio sheet, written on both sides in a large clear hand, detailing title from 1686 - 1710. Some later lawyer's comments in margin. n.d. c1740. £20.00
¶ Refers to manors of Irstead, Beeston, Kybalds, etc. Mentions farms of Pightling's, White House, Emme's. Family names mentioned include Boldero, Goodenough, Davy.
King's Lynn WILL of Mary Cooper of King's Lynn, 1783. Copy, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf. Leaves silver waiter to her sister, legacies to her brothers (surname Fysh), servant, etc... together with... 5 Receipts, 1790, for legacies received under her will (including silver waiter), receipt for two peals of the great bell at St. Nicholas for Mrs Cooper, receipt for window tax paid,... Bill for cutting 155 letters on black marble grave stone, 1789, bill for shroud, ribbons, gloves etc. for funeral. 1789-90. £24.00
Milne (T) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK reduced from the large Survey in Six Sheets by Thomas Milne Esq. Engraved map, size 24" x 35", parkland, marshland, roads, county boundaries etc., hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, scale 2 miles = 1 inch. Inserted in original marbled slipcase which is very rubbed, label faded. Two 3" splits at linen at folds, some light dustmarking in sea area top right, 3 small yellowish marks from old sellotape stains in centre of map, small area of rubbing with loss of printed surface just less than half and inch square east of Guestwick, another smaller area of surface loss south of Shipdham. London, Published by the Proprietor W. Faden... Charing Cross 1803. £175.00
Morley St. Bottolph BOND of John Holmes of Tivetshall and William Hart of Hardingham, farmer, to John Bosell of Norwich. Relates to purchase of Barn and five acres of land at Morley near the Church Lane and Morley Green, and a piece of ground at Deopham. 3p in ms, signed with 2 small wax seals. 1798. £20.00
Old Buckenham AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Commons, Fens, and Waste Lands within the Parish of Old Buckenham... 22pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1790. £27.00
Salhouse PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Estate....Situate in the Parish of Salhouse.... comprising Three desirable Farms, a Wood, and two parcels of arable land.... which will be Sold by Auction by Wm. Burt, at the Maid's Head Inn, Norwich, on Saturday, the Thirty-first day of July, 1813.... Folio, with 6 engraved plans, 6pp, folded, docket title, stitched as issued, spine worn, short tear to last leaf along fold. 1813. £85.00
Wymondham and Besthorpe PARTICULARS of Valuable property which will be sold by auction by Mr. Glasspoole... May 15th, 1847... under the Will of Mrs. Ann Burrell, in Four Lots. 4pp., including two pages of Conditions of Sale. Folded with docket title. On blank last page is a manuscript agreement whereby Richard Hanbury Gurney agrees to buy Lots 3 and 4 for £1790. 1847. £24.00
¶ The properties were copyhold of the Manors of Wymondham Cromwells and Wymondham Grisaugh. Comprised two farmhouses and land in Wymondham, two cottages, and inclosures in Besthorpe.
Wymondham and Garvestone TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr. Spelman... 14th July, 1837... The Following Desirable Property... 4pp., small folio, folded with docket title. 1837. £16.00
¶ Describes 7 Lots, including cottage near the Brick Kiln of T.C. Watson, arable land adjoining Downham Lane, double cottage in Garvestone. Gives occupiers.
Wymondham PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Small Farm... brick & slate Farm House... Convenient Cottage... several inclosures of superior arable and pasture land... by the side of the Norwich Turnpike Road... to be Sold by Auction... 27th August, 1870. 3pp., folio, plus full page lithographed plan with some outline hand-colouring. Docket title spotty. 1870. £24.00
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Killesby LEASE of a Farmhouse and Farm in Kellesby, including 93 acres known as Fennum Lets, Oathill, Buckhill, Ash Slade, and Sously, William Clever of Caswell in Greens Norton to Edward and David Wilkins, husbandmen. Vellum, 23" x 31", 3 wax seals, two small holes at fold, with loss of a few letters. 1788. £17.00
Polebrook AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows... in the parish of Polebrook 32pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated. Docket title. 1790. £28.00
¶ George Duke of Montagu and Edward Earl Beaulieu were Lords of the Manor.
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Bothal PLAN OF BOTHAL DEMESNE LANDS in the County of Northumberland, belonging to His Grace the Duke of Portland. Manuscript plan in ink on paper, size 13«" x 18", slight wear to folds, some off-setting, couple of small holes to blank area to lower corner, back of plan slightly dusty. With names of fields, showing acreage, table listing 'Names of Farms', 'Names of Tenants', and acreage. The land is partly bordered by the River Wansbeck, shows names of the lands, or parishes bordering the Duke's land. c.1820. £70.00
¶ Bothal is just to the south of Pegswood.
Northumberland election MR. LIDDELL'S COMMITTEE Have learned, with infinite Astonishment, that some of Mr. Bell's Friends have requested the Freeholders who have given Mr Liddell their unqualified Support, to re-consider their Promises... Handbill, size 9" x 7", printed in large type-faces. Walker, Printer, Newcastle, 15th February, 1826. £25.00
¶ Castigates Mr. Bell, the Conservative candidate, for insulting freeholders by asking them to break their word.
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Mansfield ABSTRACT OF CONVEYANCE from The Duke of Portland and his Trustees to Henry Goddard and James Petty Hine, trustees of the Will of Charles Linley, of Rectorial Tithes arising from property in the Manor and Parish of Mansfield. 7p., folio, lithographed. With schedule of property. 1875. £17.00
Rampton PARTICULARS of a Freehold Estate at Rampton, To be Sold by Auction... 4th October, 1833. Poster, size 15" x 13", folds, heading in large type, giving details in two columns of the lands, cottages, and Public House, with acreages, adjoining owners. Watson, Printer, Newark. 1833. £25.00
¶ Includes sheep and cow gates on the Common.
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Coggs AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures... within the Manor and Parish of Coggs 25pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1787. £26.00
¶ Earl Harcourt was Lord of the Manor, and the Provost and Fellows of Eton had the Impropriation of the Rectory.
Goring AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Cow Commons... within the Parish of Goring... 21pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1787. £26.00
Little Chesterton, near Bicester 12 HEAD OF CATTLE, CART MARE, 14 Pigs, Agricultural Implements, Dairy Utensils..... To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle on the Premises, on Thursday, October 1st, 1874 at Twelve o'clock.... Poster, size 20" x 15", couple of short tears. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1874. £24.00
¶ Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale, including furniture and furnishings in the farm-house as well as stock.
Littlemore, near Oxford CATALOGUE OF PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Brewing Plant, Useful Pony, 2 Fat Pigs, Quantity of Potatoes and various Effects, To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, On Friday Next, the 28th Day of September, 1855.... Poster, size 17" x 13", few folds. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1855. £20.00
¶ Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.
Oxford Great Ram Fair CATALOGUE OF 40 OXFORDSHIRE-DOWN SHEARLING RAMS for Sale by Auction.... Bred by and the Property of Mr. E. Gillett, Cote House, Bampton... August 10th, 1892. Catalogue printed on card, 4p., size 6" x 4«", names sire and sire of dam, reference to Sires giving purchasers, where and when purchased and price... together with... Card, size 3" x 4«", printed with details of Banbury Fair, Auction of 25 Superior Oxford Down Ram Lambs bred by W. Reading, Langford, Lechlade... together with... Catalogue of Rams for Sale by Auction... Banbury Fair... 1917. 3pp., sm. 8vo. 3 items 1892-1917. £18.00
Piddington Cow Leys, near Bicester 50 WELSH SHEEP, 18 HEAD OF CATTLE, 3 Horses, Pigs, Wagon, Carts, Wicker Pony Gig..... Dairy and Brewing Utensils.... Miscellaneous effects of Jesse Jones, To be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, On the Premises On Monday, March 9th, 1874.... Poster, size 26" x 20", couple of short tears, and a two 2" splits where once folded. E. Smith & Co., Printers, Bicester, 1874. £16.00
¶ Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.
Shipton under Wychwood AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures... within the Parishes of Sarfden and Churchill, and Tything of Lyneham Merriscourt and Finescourt in the Parish of Shipton under Whichwood... 23pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1787. £26.00
¶ The Lord of the Manor was Denys Rolle.
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Denbighshire PARTICULAR of Freehold Property in the Village of Llanymynech, which will be Sold by auction... 9th January, 1865. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title, coloured plan, which is rather ragged and stained. Folded and posted, outside grubby. 1865. £12.00
Ironbridge BILL of G. Beddoes, Wholesale Ironmonger, Colliery Stores & Explosive Merchant, Agent for Wakefield & Co's Blasting Powders and Bickford, Smith & Co's Safety Fuses. Size 15" x 5", printed heading. Written quotation for 30 items of piping. 1908. £6.00
Mose MORTGAGE of small farm and lands in Mose, in the parish of Quatt, Hercules Hayles of Troy in Monmouth to Richard Corfield. Three vellum sheets, 20" x 30", wax seals. 1753. £24.00
¶ Lists named areas of land in Mose.
Seddon (K) SHROPSHIRE LASS 1851. The Diary and Letters to Katie Seddon (Mrs. W.G. Buckle) from 1865. Typewritten account, 63p., typed on one side of grey paper, 4to, bound in plain card wraps, title page as above. Photograph (taken from an old photograph) of a young Katie Seddon pasted to verso of title-page, and photo taken from an early photo of a shooting party with a carriage arriving in front of a large house. Foreword by Adine Buckle, her daughter, Eye, 1951. Describes her life as a girl with her grandparents at Willey, Barmouth, Newland, ancestry, wedding (her husband was Wilfred Buckley, curate at Twycross), etc., in her own words, quoting extracts from her diary and letters from Lord Forester, Alice Powys, Lady Evelyn Curzon etc.. 1951. £70.00
¶ 'Wilfred was known as the Chaplain to the Hounds and used to hunt on a strong cob... the cold climate did not suit us and he longed for the West Country. So Lady Hastings, a great friend, asked the Lord Chancellor to give him the living of Eye in Herefordshire... I started a school...'
Shiffnal A CHARITY SERMON Will be Preached in Shiffnal Church on the Morning of Sunday, August, 15th, 1830, by the Rev. E. Meredith, A.M. Headmaster of Newport School. For the Benefit of the Shiffnal National Free Schools. Leaflet, 4p, small 8vo, slight wear at fold at left edge. A. Edmonds, Printer, Shiffnal. 1830. £17.00
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Bath BILL of L. Cross & Company, Chemists & Druggists. 8vo, printed heading, made out for pill & draught. Signed as paid by Harriet Willoughby, 1838... together with a bill for Miss Stevens Education, Jan. - Jun. 1838, 2p., 4to, including French instruction, maps, calisthenics etc. 2p., plus manuscript bills on small slips for stationery, stays, white satin slippers bought of Gunning, etc., all signed by Willoughby. 6 items. 1838. £18.00
Bath WARRANT OF ATTORNEY to Confess a Judgement, to William Dyms and Richard Messiter, Attorneys, to appear for John Cattermoule of Bath, Yeoman, in an action of Debt on Bond for the sum of £198, at the suit of Martin Moger. 1p., sm. folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Fine wax seal with bust. Folds, blank conjoint leaf with docket title on verso. 1793. £30.00
Bishops Lydiard LEASE FOR A YEAR of The Bell Inn, with garden, malthouse and outhouses and a plot of ground called the Green, William Alexander, Innholder, now of Finsbury, London, Jeweller, Cutler and General Factor, and James Saunder of Taunton, Haberdasher. Vellum sheet, wax seal. 1834. £16.00
Broomfield LEASE of lands in Broomfield, Sir William Portman of Orchard to William Wynter of Clapton. 11" x 16", tag, no trace of any wax seal. 1638. £40.00
¶ Includes land called Castle Acre, Biddle, Kingsland.
[Bulleid, (J)] MANUSCRIPT LISTING PLACE NAMES written on the blank versos of leaflets advertising the 'Accidental Death Insurance Company.... Agent for Glastonbury Mr. J.G.L. Bulleid, Solicitor', sewn into worn and chipped card wraps from an old exercise book, 4to. 40 pages, about ten names on each page, with entry quoting origin etc., and sources. Many names have no entry. Names seem to be field, house names etc., from the Glastonbury area, examples include 'Culver Close: There is a Culver Croft near the Grange farm being the enclosure where the priory pigeon house stood, from Culver a pigeon. White's Selborne p. 202'; 'Halfpenny Mead: '"20 acres a.". Cambell's Survey 1698'. Loosely inserted is a letter to Bulleid from Frank Reynolds translating a Latin inscription, and an envelope addressed to him with a stamp, the back of which he has used for pencilled notes. c1895. £75.00
Cheddar PHOTOGRAPH size 4«" x 6«", titled in white in plate 'Tea Gardens, Cheddar', showing a small tent in the garden with ladies with parasol, rocks in distance. Numbered W5614. c1910. £5.00
Churchill ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Emily Newton to several Closes of land at Churchill. 5p., folio. 1853. £14.00
¶ Details title from 1812. Includes Langford Field, Worthy Plot.
Churchill CONVEYANCE of several Closes in Churchill called Parkwall, Parkwall Paddock, and Biss's Acre, John Fisher of Langford, to Emily Newton, Spinster. Single large vellum sheet. 1824. £16.00
Combe Saint Nicholas DEMISE of dwelling houses garden and orchards in Combe Saint Nicholas, Richard Fowler to John Whellar. Large vellum sheet, signed by Fowler with good armorial wax seal. 1834. £17.00
Combe St. Nicholas WILL of Robert Dommett of Combe St. Nicolas, yeoman, 1772. Copy will, 2«p., sm. folio. Attested copy, 1836. £16.00
¶ Leaves his estate called Higher Betham, 'my cider mill and press, my hanging press, my Furnace and a Feather bed in the Milk House Chamber...' Also leaves an estate at Churchstanton in Devon called Monteys.
Dunster, Stowey, Watchet, and Crowcombe Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing the Dunster, Stowey, Watchet, and Crowcombe Districts of the Minehead Roads.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1828. £14.00
Evercreech PARTICULARS of the Freehold Estates known as the Evercreech Park Farm, Bagbury Farm, & Durns.... to be Sold By Auction.... 8th of August, 1862. 3 pages, size 17" x 11". Folded. With detailed schedules of each farm, listing fields with cultivation, tenant, acreage. etc. 1862. £18.00
Frome AN ACT for making a Railway from the Wilts., Somerset, and Weymouth Railway, near Frome, to Shepton Mallett in the County of Somerset. 14pp., disbound, Act of Parliament, small staple at edge. 1856. £15.00
Keynsham LEASE FOR A YEAR of two dwelling houses and a piece of ground called Woodleys in Keynsham, John Hill and Samuel Skuse, to William Daniel, Hatter and Thomas Dix. Vellum, size 20" x 24". 1838. £17.00
(Lansdown, Henry Venn) CHARLECOMBE CHURCH, NEAR BATH Monochrome watercolour, unsigned, size 10" x 13" (painted right to the edge of paper), on card mount, overall size of mount 17" x 23". Shows chapel with figures in front, cows sheltering under tree. c1850. £125.00
¶ Very atmospheric, rather dramatic scene, with a thundery sky. Henry Venn Lansdown was the author of 'Recollections of the late William Beckford'. Meehan used similar watercolours by Lansdown from his own collection to illustrate 'Famous Houses of Bath and District'. This watercolour is not signed, but is very much in his style, and came from a collection with similar pictures which were signed.
Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from Bristol to Somerton, hand-coloured. Arms of Deanery of Bristol bottom right, description of Martock in right margin. On verso is uncoloured continuation from Crewkerne to Weymouth. 1720. £20.00
Somerton ASSIGNMENT Lease of the Bears Inn, on the South side of the Market Place, John Norton of Somerton to James Sansom, Innholder. Vellum, size 24" x 29", small wax seal. 1804. £16.00
PARISH SURVEY Tucker (J.M), Surveyor SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF WEARE IN SOMERSET 1815 4to, full calf, lacks calf on spine, calf on boards very worn and torn. 55 double-page spreads, with columns for no. on map, Proprietors, Premises, Cultivation, Measure, Value per Acre, Annual Value, Rate, followed by 75 pages giving Proprietors in Alphabetical Order, with premises, cultivation. 1815. £300.00
¶ 807 Proprietors listed.
Uphill LEASE FOR A YEAR of five houses and land in Uphill, Robert Coles and William Parfitt of Wells to John Fisher. Vellum sheet, 15" x 23", 3 wax seals. 1832. £18.00
¶ Gives occupiers of the houses.
Weston-super-Mare LEASE FOR A YEAR of a piece land in Weston super Mare, with the buildings on it, next to Davies' tenement, near the road to Locking, Thomas Brookman to Richard Parsley. Vellum sheet, 17" x 23", two wax seals. 1834. £16.00
Wheatley (William Walter) OLD CLEEVE CHURCH Watercolour illustrating a medieval memorial of a man in long robes lying with his head resting on a pillow, in a decorative niche. In brown tones, size 10" x 14". Initialled. Mounted in ivory card mount, 4" margins. On verso is ink inscription (presumably copied when mounted) 'Old Cleeve Church, Somerset sketched 1844. Unknown! perfectly right! If Collinson does not mention it he is (as he very often was) inaccurate! I remember it perfectly...' 1844. £36.00
¶ It is not known who this monument represents. William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was employed over a period of ten years by Francis Weare Braikenridge, the Bristol antiquarian, to record old houses, churches, monuments and antiquities in Somerset. It was hoped they might be used to illustrate a new edition of Collinson's Somerset. Wheatley is thought to have been born in Bristol, lived for a time at Rode in Somerset, and died in Bath.
(Wheatley, William Walter) BABINGTON CHURCH Somerset. Detailed pencil drawing, with sepia and white watercolour. Size 11" x 15", in buff card mount size 17" x 23". Shows church with a background of trees, fence with a gate in front, field with flock of sheep and large oak tree in foreground. Some foxing spots in sky area. c1850. £90.00
¶ Not initialled by Wheatley, but very much in his style, and from a collection with similar mounting and titling on the verso most of which do have Wheatley's signature.
Whitchurch BOND of James Colston of Whitchurch, Gentleman, to Charles Hall of Englishcombe for one thousand pounds. 1«p, folio, folded. Small wax seal. 1779. £16.00
¶ Concerns the marriage portion of his daughter Ann, about to be married to Charles Hall.
Withypool RELEASE IF FEE of the Equity of Redemption in tenement called Halsgrove, in Withypool, and Assignment of Shares in the West of England Insurance Office, Cecilia Bastone and Francis Bastone of Minehead to William Cockburn and George Webb. 3 vellum sheets, 21" x 28", 3 wax seals. Some slight browning, ink slightly faded. 1835. £14.00
Yeovil LEASE FOR A YEAR of a cottage in Preston Lane, Yeovil, John Goodford of Chilton Cantelo to Thomas Vagg of Yeovil. Vellum, size 15" x 23", wax seal. 1835. £16.00
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Leek PARTICULARS OF SALE of Desirable Residence and Land and a Newly Erected Dwelling-House... which will be Sold by Auction... 14th June, 1893. 2pp., sm. folio, folded with docket title. 1893. £10.00
¶ The residence and land was near Highfield Hall.
Tamworth CONVEYANCE of two messuages and three pieces of land at the Horse Fair Green and in the Liberty of Comberford and Wigginton. Williams Rice to Charles Oakes. Large vellum sheet, wax seal, vellum slightly yellowed, some words lightly rubbed at folds. 1790. £20.00
Tamworth, Lichfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII N.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margins. 1901. £26.00
Wolverhampton CATALOGUE No. 2. 1892. Belting, Hose, Tents. &c. Andrew Potter, Melbourne Works, Wolverhampton. 24pp., 8vo., printed on thin pale green paper, view of works on front wrap. Prices given throughout. With illustrations of 7 types of tent. 1 section loose. 1892. £18.00
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Beccles PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Freehold Messuage and one Acre of Garden Ground in Beccles... for Sale by Auction... 19th June, 1854. 3pp., folio, folded. 1854. £12.00
¶ The ground was in Blyburgate Street.
Rumburgh, Beccles PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Well-Situated and Genteel Residence.... in the town of Beccles and of a Freehold and Copyhold Estate in the Parishes of St. James' Southelmham & Rumburgh.... which will be Sold by Auction.... June 9th, 1862. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title. Two fine full-page plans by Cleer S. Alger, Lithographer, Diss, one showing layout of the house and garden in Balligate Street, and the other the estate at Southelmham. Gives detailed schedules. 1862. £38.00
Shottisham, Ramsholt PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Life Interest of Henry Garrod in Desirable Estates in Shottisham, Ramsholt & Bucklesham... To be Sold by Auction in Five Lots... 24th September, 1852... 3pp., folio, folded, with docket title. 1852. £17.00
¶ With Schedules.
Woolpit OBLIGATION BOND of Richard Bruce of Woolpit, yeoman, to Samuel Damant of the hamlet of Dagworth in Old Newton. On paper, size 17" x 22", signed by Bruce and two witnesses with wax seal. 1772. £24.00
¶ Refers to a messuage called Poyers within the Manor of Mendlesham.
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Dorking ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXV.S.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed and folding into cloth wraps. Revision of 1934. £14.00
¶ Covers Dorking, West Humble, Juniper Hall.
Mickleham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet XXV.N.E. Size 12" x 17", plus margins, linen-backed, folding into grained cloth wraps. Revision of 1934. £14.00
Windlesham PARTICULARS, WITH VIEW, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Estate known as 'Hatton Hall', Stabling for Five Horses, 40 Acres... which will be sold by auction.. 2nd May 1905. 9 pages, folio, printed wraps, printed in brown on glossy paper. Decorative title page, four photographs, folding coloured plan. With detailed description of the residence. Three horizontal folds. 1905. £40.00
Windlesham PARTICULARS WITH PLANS, VIEWS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the delightful Freehold Estate known as Woodlands House... with Grandly Timbered Park, Lawns, Gardens, Woods, Farms, Cottages... about 332 Acres... for sale by auction 18th October, 1904. 7pp., folio, decorative title page, 4 photographs, wraps printed in red and black. Traces of folds, including in photographs. 1904. £45.00
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Arundel FIVE CATALOGUES for auction sales, 1897 - 1915. Comprising catalogues of Stock in Trade of Plumber & Decorator and of Furniture and Stock of a Gas & Water Engineer, Furniture, Pipe Organ, Barrel Organ, Pianos, all three at Tarrant Street; Timber, Rolling Stock, Portable Steam Engine, Mares, Carriages, Slindon; Timber, Rolling Stock and Live Stock, at the Steam Saw Mills. All 8vo, printed wraps, approx. 12p in each... together with similar Catalogue of sale of Fruiterer's Business at Terminus Road Eastbourne. 6 items in all. 1897-1915. £25.00
Chichester Poor and Improvements AN ACT for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor; and for enlightening the Streets, Passages, and open Places, within the City of Chichester, and several Places adjoining there to, and the Close within the said City. Cover leaf + pages numbered 3-18, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1753. £16.00
Litlington, Eastdean ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Coloured geologically to show different soils, key in margin. Marked to show two proposed wells, with some section lines, presumably by Water Board. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00
Rogate OBLIGATION BOND Richard Ridge of Rogate, Gentleman, to John Ridge of Subbington in Hampshire, for £200. Manuscript, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed and witnessed, black wax seal. 1765. £22.00
Turnpike Road from Staplecross to Hornscross EXEMPTIONS FROM TOLL Granted by the Local Act of 4th Geo. IV... poster, size 14" x 13", traces of folds, heading in large typeface. Lisitng details of 18 exemptions in small paragraphs. Taylor's General Printing Office, High-Street, Rye. n.d. c1830. £38.00
¶ Exemption was granted for Vicars visiting the sick, people going to funerals, carriage conveying members of parliament, horses employed in husbandry, etc.
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Birmingham AN ACT for building Two new Chapels, and providing Burial Places thereto, within the Town of Birmingham, in the county of Warwickshire. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1247-1270, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1772. £16.00
Kenilworth CATALOGUE of the Valuable Accessories of 'Lynton', Southbank Road... To be Sold by Auction.... November 9th and 10th, 1899. 24pp., 8vo., wraps. 1899. £9.00
Leamington PARTICULARS of Freehold Dwelling-Houses situate in Leam Terrace and Clarendon Crescent and Valuable Freehold Building Land in Newbold Lawn, Leamington, to be Sold By Auction... July, 1867. 2pp., folio, plus full-page hand-coloured plan, docket title on verso. 1867. £22.00
¶ The houses were 'Albert House', 'Sussex House', and 'Clantarf House'.
Nether Whitacre CONVEYANCE of land situate at Nether Whitacre 'at the end of a foredrove there called Hogerells End', called Bowen Nob and Bowen Meadow, adjoining land sold to the Midland Railway, Isaac Shuttleworth of Smethwick, glassblower and Eliza his wife to the Trustees of the will of Edward Croxall. Two vellum sheets, size 22" x 27", wax seals. Coloured plan on second sheet, size 10" x 19", showing the closes, stream, railway, names adjoining owners. 1865. £30.00
Whitlock (H) and Sons, Photographers PORTRAIT OF AN OFFICER IN THE WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT 'H.J. Whitlock and Sons 1915'. Size 14" x 8", on thick card. Officer not named. There is a pencilled number on the back. 1915. £8.00
¶ Whitlock was a photographer in Birmingham.
Yardley AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS of Mr. William Steen in the matter of John Cottrell's Charity for the year Ending Easter 1858... Small folio ledger, original boards with morocco label with gilt title 'Cottrell's Charity Accounts Yardley'. Approx. 200 pages, plus some blanks at end. Inner hinge broken. With double page spread of accounts for each year, 1857-1951. Each set of account signed by several people. 1858-1951. £80.00
¶ The earlier accounts have more entries, naming recipients, e.g. 'Pd. Elizabeth Arnolds a Poor Widow residing in one of John Cottrell's Cottages Three pounds... to the directions of John Cottrell's Will...', but the later accounts (post 1895) are very brief (Dividend on Consols received, rates paid, etc.)
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Morland TO BE SOLD by Auction at The House of Mr. Edward Stephenson, Innkeeper, Morland... All That Valuable Estate, called Green Gill Syke... an excellent messuage and dwelling house... 37 Acres... including 3 Acres of Oak and Larch Plantation... Poster, size 13" x 8". Printed with large type-faces. Forster, Printer, Corn Market, Penrith. 1834. £24.00
Orton PARTICULARS AND PLAN of a Valuable Estate situate at Barugh in the Parish of Orton.... dwelling house and farm buildings.... 4« Stints on Sunbiggin Tarn Pasture.... For Sale by Auction... 1st March, 1877. 4pp., folio, folded with docket title, folding plan coloured in outline. 1877. £32.00
Warcop AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Common and Waste Grounds, within the manor of Bleatarn, in the Parish of Warcop... 22pp., sm. folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated. Leaf with docket title. Some slight bubbling of paper on first few leaves. 1790. £24.00
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Blaeu (W) WILTONIA sive Comitatus Wiltoniensis. Wiltshire. Handcoloured engraved map, size 15" x 19", plus margins. Dutch text on verso. Attractive title cartouche flanked by two men, one carrying a musket and the other a pike, scale bar bottom right with horseman, cherub and another figure who seems to be engaged in measuring, 14 coloured armorial shields at left, plus two blank shields. Central fold. n.d. c1664. £275.00
¶ Shows towns, villages, churches, hundreds, hills, parks, forests, woods, moors, rivers, bridges.
Bratton, Westbury Leigh AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of 10 Lots at Westbury, May 5th, 1885. Size 31" x 21", 1" split at one fold. 1885. £20.00
¶ Lists details, including occupiers, of 11 Lots, 2 in Bratton, 1 in Westbury Leigh, the rest in Westbury. Includes share in tenement in Court Lane, Bratton, in 'Bratton Low Field', houses in Snappersnipes Lane, shops in Station Road, Westbury.
Calne PARTICULARS OF SALE OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY in the Market Place, Patford Street and Curzon Street. In the Town of Calne, which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... by Mr Charles H. Parry, at the Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Calne, On Wednesday, the 28th day of August, 1878. Folio, 2pp. 1878. £12.00
Gillman (C) Publisher DEVIZES AND WILTS ADVERTISER Newspaper, 8pp. Some browning. Attractive woodcuts in adverts on front page. Aug. 7, 1879. £8.00
Gillman (C) Publisher DEVIZES AND WILTS ADVERTISER July 7, Aug. 4, 18, 25, Sept. 8, 15, Nov. 3. 1887. Seven newspapers, broadsheet, 8pp. Some browning, and occasional wear at folds, edges rather ragged. 1887. £8.00
¶ Much local news.
Grims Farm, Coombe Bissett AUCTION SALE PARTICULARS. The Valuable Freehold Agricultural Property known as GRIMS FARM amounting to 264 Acres.... Which Wooley & Wallis will Sell by Auction.... On Tuesday, 13th May, 1958.... Folio, with coloured plan in pocket at rear, (6)pp, original printed wraps, with photographic illust pasted to top wrap. 1958. £18.00
Melksham PARTICULARS with Plan and Conditions of Sale, of a Highly Valuable Freehold Residential Estate.... Family Residence, known as 'Shaw-Hill House.... 2 detached cottages and Gardens.... 60 Acres.... for Sale by Auction.... July 27th, 1887. 6pp., folio, printed wraps, folding plan. Folded in four horizontally. 1887. £25.00
Pewsey SALE OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY The Fyfield Estate.... for Sale by Auction.... June 6th, 1921. 12pp., large 4to, wraps, photos., folding plan.... PROPERTIES AT FYFIELD Two Freehold Pasture Farms with Picturesque Old Farm House.... for Sale by Auction March 10th 1922. 5pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. 2 items. 1921 and 1922. £15.00
Potterne PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF ABOUT 46 ACRES of Valuable Pasture, Arable, Cherry Orchards, and Garden Lands, The Porch House And Cottages adjoining situated in the Parish of Potterne, Wilts. By Mr. Graham Foley, at the George Inn, Potterne, On Tuesday, September, 21st, 1869.... 7pp + docket title, folio, folded. J. Diplock, Printer, Trowbridge, 1869. £15.00
Urchfont AN ACT for Dividing, allotting, and laying in Severalty the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows... within the Parishes of Urchfont and Beechingstoke, in the County of Wilts. 22pp., small folio, disbound. Leaf with docket title. Act of Parliament. Attractive woodcut headpiece with flowers and bust. 1789. £27.00
Wheatley (William Walter) MANOR HOUSE, YATTON KEYNALL Watercolour, initialled, of the house looking across the path in front, figures by the gate, woman in the doorway and another at first floor window, view across fields on right, trees on both sides. Initialled. Size 11" x 15", painting completely filling paper, in buff mount, overall size 17" x 23". c1860. £280.00
¶ William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was a prolific painter of antiquities, churches, and old buildings in Wiltshire and Somerset. He worked for various patrons including George Weare Braikenridge. Born in Bath, he lived for a time in Rode.
Wheatley (William Walter) CURTON MANOR HOUSE Watercolour showing the Manor house, wall in front with gates and large pillars, road in front with figures at the side, small cottage to the right of house, view framed by trees, pink clouds in sky, flock of birds. Size 10«" x 14", buff card mount size 17" x 23", initialled 'WWW' bottom centre. c1850. £140.00
¶ William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was a prolific painter of antiquities, churches, and old buildings in Wiltshire and Somerset. He worked for various patrons including George Weare Braikenridge. Thought to have been born in Bristol, he lived for a time in Rode, and later in Bath.
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Dormstone AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing the Open Common Fields... within the Parish of Dormstone... 21pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1790. £24.00
Doverdale COPY WILL of The Rev. Thomas Oldham of Doverdale, Clerk. 1p., sm. folio. 1828. £8.00
¶ Extracted from Probate Registry c1860.
Worcester and Welland PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Life Interest of the Bankrupt Freehold Properties in the City of Worcester and the Parish of Welland in... Government Stocks... Railway Stocks... and Two Pieces of Freehold Land at Welland to Be Sold by Auction... Nov. 20th, 1896. Second Edition without Plan. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, some edge tears. Completed memorandum on verso. 1896. £12.00
¶ Includes 36 & 37 Tything, 'Hook Farm' and 'Hill Court Farm' in Welland.
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Aysgarth ASSIGNMENT of a mortgage term of 500 years for securing £100 and interest, William Baines to Nicholas Henry and Ralph Heslop. Vellum, size 24" x 31", two wax seals, small area of rubbing where two folds meet. 1812. £20.00
¶ Refers to property called Low Inn at Askrigg, Aysgarth.
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. £18.00
Birkin AN ACT for Dividing, Inclosing, and Draining, the Open Fields, Ings, Pastures, Commons... within the Townships of West Haddlesey, Chapel Haddlesey and East Haddlesey and Temple Hirst, in the Parish of Birkin... 34pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £25.00
East Keswick CONVEYANCE of a plot of land at East Keswick, Earl of Harewood and others to Albert Barker of Sheepshanks Mill, Leeds, Cloth Manufacturer, and Theophilus Duff, Draper. Large vellum sheet with manuscript plan, scale 4 chains to 1", size, 7" x 9", showing buildings, plots, Keswick Beck, etc. 1882. £16.00
Eccleshill RELEASE of a dwellinghouse, barn, croft, and the Tythes of Sheaves of Corn, Grain... William Milthorp of Arthington, Maltster, to Catherine Hodgson, Samuel Frith and John Whitby. Three vellum sheets, size 28" x 33", signed by seven parties, with seven wax seals. 1792. £25.00
¶ Names previous occupiers.
Knaresborough AN ACT for Reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An Act for dividing, and inclosing such of the open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof... 14pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £24.00
Langcliffe AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing certain Stinted Pastures within the Township of Langcliffe... 12pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. Attractive headpiece with flowers and fruit. 1789. £22.00
Navigation of the River Ouze AN ACT for rendering more effectual an Act..... [ intituled, An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Ouze in the County of Ouze. ] Cover leaf, pages numbered 303-311, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by John Baskett, 1732. £12.00
Penistone, Fulstone PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Valuable... Estates situate at High Flatts and Birdsedge in the Township of Denby... and Dearn, In the Township of Fulstone... To Be Sold by Auction... at the Rose & Crown Hotel in Penistone... 18th March 1875. 3pp., large folio, plus docket title, 3 large folding hand-coloured plans. Folded. Dust-marking on docket title. 1875. £38.00
¶ Includes 'a Quarry of superior stone known as 'Denby Delph Stone'... worked by Mr George Norton', a row of 8 cottages called 'Pump Street', 'Thread Mill House' at Birdsedge, 'Dearn House' at Fulstone.
Saddleworth Moor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 271. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Two small areas, around Diggle New Mill and Hull Mill 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1870. £30.00
¶ Covers New Delph, Upper Mill, Blakeley Moss Reservoir, Pudding Real Moss, Harrop Dale.
Sheffield HENRY PASLEY, MOVEABLE LETTERS AND FIGURES to Slide in Frames, For Branding Cattle Horns, Wood &c., 6 School Croft, Sheffield. Every description of Steel, Iron, Brass, and Metal Letters and Name Plates, for Engineers, Founders, Machinists... For Linen and Cotton Manufacturers... 8vo sheet printed down one side with types of letters plus prices... pasted to decorative sheet size 12" x 10" describing their services in a range of their typefaces. c1870. £20.00
Tickton Carr AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing Tickton Carr, or Common... 32pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1790. £27.00
Walker (J & C) EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE Map with outline colour, size 12"x 17", plus margins. Shows the areas covered by various Hunts, with small circles showing place of meets. Parkland, railways, borders of hunting areas coloured. c1836. £26.00
¶ From 'Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas'.
Yorkshire Woollen Manufacture AN ACT for repealing several Laws relating to the Manufacture of Woollen Cloth in the County of York, and also so much of several other Laws as prescribes particular Standards of Width and Length of such Woollen Cloth; and for substituting other Regulations of the Cloth Trade within the West Riding of the said County, for preventing Frauds in certifying the Contents of the Cloth.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 911-928, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Mark Baskett, and Robert Baskett 1765. £16.00
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Bichard (Thomas), Printer LA GAZETTTE DE GUERNESEY Journal Officiel, Politique et Litteraire, Samedi 24 Aout 1895. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., in French. 1895. £8.00
Channel Islands Army AN ACT for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters, within the United Kingdom, and the Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, and Man. Pages numbered 121-164, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1806. £15.00
Guernsey NOTEBOOK recording in French expenses on a trip from Guernsey to Devon, November 1746. Cash book, size 6" x 4", full green parchment, faded, metal clasp broken. 6 pages at the back of the book recording expenses of trip to Plymouth, Weymouth, Bridport, including food and lodging, horses and guide, 'achete a Plimouth une paire de culottes et gans de cuir pour 23s'. There follows another 23 pages noting sums lent 'lent cousin Marie le Mesurier 1 guinee', rents received 'received from Jean Guille St. George 8 denres of wheat in rent...', rent for a 'moulin a vent', 'pour le bordage Allez de Causville', etc. At the other end of the book are 60 pages (not all full pages) of receipts for payments, mainly chief rents, signed by vaious people, e.g. 'Recu de Mr. Jean Guille la Chefrent de vingt perches de terres... pour le fieuf de la Bellengere... James Channess'. Names of those signing include Girard, Tissier, Girard, de Garis. There are also records of an action brought by Jean Guille against Elizabeth Andros, 1753-55. 1746-55. £110.00
Guernsey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III N.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 18", plus margins. 1907. £9.00
¶ Covers Lihou Island, Richmond, Les Buttes, Rocquaine Castle.
St. Hellier, Jersey ORDER to pay rent arrear for the tenement he occupies in Fief du Roy in the parish of St. Martin owned by Thomas Beaugie. 8 lines, manuscript, on a small slip of paper, together with an order to appear at the court at St. Hellier, manuscript on 1p. 4to. 1724. £18.00
The Comet THE ARIADNE AND LORD BERESFORD Extract from 'The Comet' Guernsey Paper of Oct. 12, 1832. Article from the newspaper in the form of a broadside, on good quality paper, size 14" x 9", examining statements about a collision between the 'Beresford' and the 'Ariadne' vessels near the Needles. Article printd in two columns, with large heading, illustrations in the top third of the sheet showing various positions of the vessels, bearing from The Needles, compass rose, etc. Folds, some slight staining in bottom margin. 1832. £30.00
¶ 'We as public journalists have a right to examine the plans and statements of both parties...'
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Canal AN ACT to authorize the Directors General of Inland Navigation in Ireland to proceed in carrying on and completing the Canal from Dublin to Tarmonbury, on the River Shannon. 2pp. Disbound. 1815. £16.00
Dublin COPY ASSIGNMENT of Miss Georges and The Revd. Mr Roberts of Assignment made by the Executor of Richard Gorges Esq. to Mr Ferdinandus Webber, Organ Builder, of House offices and Ground in Marlborough St., Dublin. 2p., folio, folded. Copy made 1840 of original of 1779. £12.00
Irish Importation of American Slaves AN ACT to make further Regulations for securing the Collection of Duties of Customs and Excise in Ireland, and for the Importation into Ireland of American Slaves, and of old Plate and Books from Great Britain. Pages numbered 773-778, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £15.00
Irish Public Accounts AN ACT to provide for the speedy and regular Examination and Audit of the Public Accounts of Ireland.... Pages numbered 521-532, disbound, Act of Parliament. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £10.00
Sandycove Bathers' Association POSTER listing the members of the Committee, with their addresses, for 1909, who are authorised to 'receive Subscriptions for the support and maintenance of the Bathing Place'. Printed in blue, in large letters, size 22" x 17", folded in four. Dollard, Printinghouse, Dublin. 1909. £20.00
Wexford CONVEYANCE of a fifth share in the town and lands of Ballydonney, the town and lands of Rathfaddin, and parts of Templeodigan, situate in the Barony of Bantry, Calvert Fitzgerald Moore of Belgravia, John Moore of Minas de Cro, Honduras and others to John Budgen. 7p., on vellum, large folio, folded. Outside where titled dusty. 1860. £24.00
¶ With Schedule of Town Lands and tenants' names in Ballindoney. Refers to various deeds as far back as 1810.
Wexford SETTLEMENT on the marriage of Williamza Caroline Mary Moore with John Budgen. Typed copy of the 1823 settlement. c1920. 23p., folio, folded. c1920. £24.00
¶ Williamza was the daughter of Henrietta Moore and Colonel Lorenzo Moore of His Majesty's Battle Axe Guards (and M.P. for Dungannon).
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Brown (James) Printers THE ABERDEEN HERALD April 14th, 1860. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., folds. 1860. £15.00
¶ Many adverts. for local firms, steamship and clipper sailings, Roup of the Bell and Petty Customs Dues, article on 'Scottish Patriotism', and 'Our Local Railways'.
Caledonian Canal AN ACT for making further provision for making and maintaining an Inland Navigation, commonly called The Caledonian Canal, from the Eastern to the Western Sea.... Pages numbered 565-606, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1804. £25.00
¶ Includes 1 page of Schedules.
Dundee TERRIBLE ACCIDENT; FALL OF TAY BRIDGE Frightful Loss of Life! A Railway Train Swallowed Up. Fullest and Latest Particulars. The Train Found in the Sea. Account of the tragedy printed on one side of sheet, size 20" x 15", folded. Printed in four columns, with a woodcut view of the bridge with a train on it at the top, size 3«" x 8", flanked by headings as above. A few foxing spots in bottom left corner. C.H. Johnson, Publisher, Leeds. 1879. £38.00
Edinburgh EXTRACT SEDERUNT Being Right to Burying Ground In South Burying Ground of Sain John's Chapel in favour of Sir William Maxwell of Menreith Baronet. Manuscript on one side of folio sheet, extracted by Robert Rollo, Treasurer. Includes right to 'insert a tablet or headstone in the wall thereof corresponding in size to the said three feet... but not exceeding in height the Copestone of the wall'. 1840. £18.00
High Treason AN ACT to ascertain and establish the Method of Proceeding to and upon Outlawries for High Treason, and Misprision of High Treason, in Scotland. Cover leaf + pages numbered 967-971, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1749. £11.00
Kingussie ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 64. Size 19" x 24". Linen backed and folding to sm. 4to. Margins and linen on verso slightly grubby. 1876. £16.00
Muirhead (C) Printer THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER February 18, 1834. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded. 1834. £14.00
¶ Contains 3 columns on Highland Society livestock competition.
Muirhead (C) Printer THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER February 11, 1834. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded. 1834. £14.00
¶ Contains Adverts for Infirmary Ball, sale of houses in Candlemaker Row and Libberton's Wynd, report of calico-printers' strike etc.
Perth AN ACT to provide for the Arrangement of the financial Affairs of the City of Perth; for the Maintenance of the Port and Harbour.... Pages numbered 2109-2130, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1856. £10.00
Pole Money RECEIPTS for Pole Money, 1695. Three receipts printed one below the other on one side of sheet size 9" x 8", each 8 lines, details inserted in manuscript in the same hand, each signed by J. McIntyre with a large bold signature. All are for men in the parish of Ardchattan in Argylleshire. 10th day of August 1695. £35.00
¶ Names mentioned include Alexander Campbell, Angus McDonell, Duncan McCollome. The Act for Poll Money of June 1695 ordained that 'all persons... shall be subject and liable to a pole of six shilling...' to provide for raising a militia and paying for ships of war.
Ramsay (David), Publisher THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT February 15, 1834. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp, folds. 1834. £10.00
Scotland, North ORDNANCE SURVEY Quarter-Inch Map. Sheet 7. Fourth Edition. With National Grid. Folding to blue and buff wraps size 12" x 5". 1946. £8.00
Veitch (W), Publisher THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT Sept. 24th, 1866. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp, folds. 1866. £10.00
¶ Contains list of subscribers to the Eyre Defence Aid Fund, adverts. for Aitchison's watches, North British Marble Works, etc.
Victoria Dock Dundee AN ACT for effecting certain Alterations in the Works of the Tidal Harbour of Victoria Dock at Dundee, and for other Purposes in relation to the Harbour of Dundee. Pages numbered 105-128, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1856. £10.00
Walter Scott Monument AN ACT for the Erection at Edinburgh of a Monument to the late Sir Walter Scott. Pages numbered 193-195, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1841. £16.00
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Anglesey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 41", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to large 4to. Library stamp on linen on verso. Electrotyped in 1862. £35.00
¶ Covers Ormes Head, Caernarvon, the whole of Anglesey.
Cardiff, Porthcawl, Chepstow MAP OF RAILWAYS Straker Bros. Ltd. Untitled map, printed in black and two colours, size 21" x 30", showing lines of Cardiff Division in green, Newport Division in red, with all stations shown, shows coastline, Monmouthshire Canal. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 8vo wraps, very rubbed label. Someone has written in feint pencil in the bottom right corner a list of sections of lines. Surface of paper slightly dusty. c1900. £45.00
¶ Includes numerous Colliery Stations.
Cardiganshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet LVII. Linen-backed and folding to 4to with marbled sides. Electrotype 1865. £34.00
¶ Covers Lampeter, Aberystwyth.
Darton (W) A NEW MAP OF NORTH WALES Divided into its Six Shires and The Parliamentary Divisions. Engraved map with outline colour, size 22" x 27", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth-covered boards, decorative gilt title with globe, leaves etc., on front board, which is detached, lacks spine. Long description under the title, Explanation, List of Market Towns and Market Days, scale bar, coloured border, fine dramatic engraved view of 'Snowdon Mountain', size 8" x 10", bottom left, showing figures in a valley near a lake, looking towards the peak of Snowdon. (1822). £150.00
¶ The view is taken from Loutherberg's aquatint in 'Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales'.
Llanarmon, Denbigh FEOFFMENT of an Allotment of Common Land in Llanarmon in Yale, Edward Jones, Farmer, Edward Davies, Shoemaker, and others to John Davies, Miner, all of Llanarmon. Vellum, size 21" x 27". 4 wax seals. 1842. £22.00
¶ Refers to land at Oyfnant, number 12 on the Inclosure map. Gives details of lands adjoining.
Merthyr Tidfil to Cardiff Canal AN ACT to amend an Act.... for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from Merthyr Tidvile, to and through a Place called The Bank, near the Town of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan, and for extending the said Canal to a Place called The Lower Layer, below the said Town. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1031-1035, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £18.00
Montgomery AN ACT for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing, the Common Fields and Waste Lands within the manors of Mechen Iscoed and Plas y Dinas, in the County of Montgomery. 31pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, docket title. 1789. £25.00
¶ The Lord of the Manor was the Earl of Powis.
Pembroke ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 16" x 36". Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. Linen-backed and folding to 8vo cloth endpapers. c1860. £24.00
¶ About half of the map is sea area.
St. David's College AN ACT to enable His Majesty to grant certain Advowsons, Rectories and Vicarage in the several Counties of Carmarthen, Cardigan, and Pembroke.... to a College to be incorporated by Charter, to be called Saint David's College. 2pp. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1824. £8.00
Stoke Verdon, Manor of, Pembroke and Montgomery SURRENDER of a messuage at Oxiston in the said Manor, William Hartford to Timothy Lodge, 1706. In Latin, on vellum, size 6" x 12", sewn together with similar document admitting Timothy Lodge son of John Lodge, 1724. 1706 and 1724. £35.00
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Bradshaw (George) MAP & SECTIONS OF THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Dedicated by Permission to James Walker, R.F.S. L & E. Scale 10 miles = 1". Size approx. 63" x 38", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 8vo cloth boards with floral gilt decoration, lacks spine. Fully hand coloured. Inset map of London. Silk edging tape missing in places, a 1" split at edge of one fold, brownish line along one fold where silk tape has off-set where folded. With separate booklet, 1839, of 'Tables of the Gradients to Bradshaw's Map of the Railways.... Containing Particulars of the Lengths, Levels, and Gradients of All the Principal Railways in the The Kingdom', 27pp, cloth boards, back board detached. Published 9th March 1845 by Blacklock & Bradshaw, Manchester and W. Adams, London. £350.00 -- See Illustration
Brewing, Sugar AN ACT to continue, until the First Day of October One thousand eight hundred and thirteen, an Act of the last Session of Parliament for allowing the Use of Sugar in brewing Beer in Great Britain. Pages numbered 4-5, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £10.00
Bristol and Plymouth LIST of Water Barrows, Garden Hose, Wheelbarrows, Troughs etc. Sold by Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Assn. Ltd., Plymouth, Bristol and Branches. List 083. 4pp., 4to, printed in dark red. Each item illustrated, with prices for different sizes. 1903. £18.00
¶ Approx. 50 items illustated.
Bristol Kennet-Wharf PRINTED ORDER from Thomas Parsons & Co. to convey goods by the Kennet and Avon Canal to and from Kennet-Wharf, Upper Thames St., London. Printed slip, with columns for tonnage and cost, filled in in manuscript for conveyance of 2 cases of wine for Padstow. Signed as received. Pinned to it is a printed bill of Hambro Wharf & Kennet and Avon Canal Warehouse, Head of the Quay, Bristol, Joseph Herbert, Wharfinger, for freight and wharfage to basket, and a bill to Rev. Sandys from the owners of the Sloop 'Union'. July 1812. £22.00
Cambridge and Norfolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", linen-backed and folding into 8vo wraps. County boundaries, main roads, water features, parkland hand-coloured. The Woodhall Estate and estates of Lyne Stephens, Angerstein and Donwham Estates in the south east have been hand shaded in different colours. Printed from an Electrotype. c1870 or earlier. £36.00
¶ Covers Kings Lynn, Wisbech, Swaffham.
Canada REPORT of the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company to be laid before the Shareholders July 15, 1890. 17pp., 8vo., blue printed wraps. Trace of vertical fold... together with... Report of the Shareholders' Meeting, 15th July, 1890. 15pp., small 8vo, and another Report of the proceedings of the meeting of 17th December, 1889. 3 items. 1889-90. £25.00
Channel Islands and Lyme Regis TWENTY THREE LETTERS to Rev. Mr. Le Marchant, Sidmouth, Devon, from his sister, E. Andros, at Lyme, 1820-1826. Letters mainly 3-4p. 4to, written in a neat small hand, beginning 'Dear Brother', and ending 'Yours affectionately, E. Andros', folded with address panel, some with straight-line Lyme postmark. 1820-1826. £150.00
¶ Contains much news and local gossip of people in Lyme and in Guernsey, much of it concerning how much money people were worth when they died, who inherited it, forthcoming marriages, who was to get what living etc. 'The present conversation at Lyme is the projected marriage of Mr. Robert Wray with Miss James... Mary Ann James may thereafter be Lady Wray... a great match. It is reported here that Sir Bourchier Wray has 18,000 £ a year...', '... as to the Corporation, the Petersonian system of keeping down the Town would not answer now.... Mrs Pyne is considered as our future Queen... There were few or no East Devon Bank notes had, a panic seized the Town a few days after on account of the Bridport Bank...', 'This place continues very full. There were 9 Card Tables at the Rooms last Thursday. I shall not continue there till there is less heat and Confusion...' She gives news of Guernsey families: 'Mr Bonami Dobree is lately dead, we begin to be les anciens du Pays', 'Sir Peter de Havilland has left 12,000 a year to his family... his place of Bailiff with the salary brought him 500l. a year... the reason why people in the Island die so much richer than they were supposed to be, is the fortunate speculations they made in the French funds when they were very low.' Among more general topics are a dispute over Fellowships at Jesus College for Guernsey men, 'the Queen's business' being injurious to the cause of Royalty, their relation Kate's experiences in Nantes at a school where 'there are 12 or 14 Guernsey and Jersey girls', the exploits of another relative, William, a Lieutenant in India, in fighting at Poonah.
Collins (H.G) Publisher 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 red ink, together with ferry routes. Linen-backed, folding into small 8vo cloth-covered boards with orange paper label, part of label torn away. c1845. £40.00
Crawshaw family, of Yorkshire THE OPAL Three volumes of an illustrated family magazine, written in manuscript in different hands, each with a different design of cover in watercolour, 1902, 1903, 1904. 8vo, 100-150 pages in each volume, many illustrations in watercolour and pen and ink. Pages loose in first volume, all volumes rubbed at edges. Very neatly written throughout, with a high standard of drawing. 1902-4. £190.00
¶ The Crawshaws seem to have been a Methodist family with three sons and a daughter, living near Allerton. Articles include: A childs account of the 'Exhibition' at Bradford, 1904; 'Monsters of the Deep' Extract from 'In Coral Graoves by the Rev. C. Crawshaw'; Article on a golden wedding (from a newspaper cutting would seem to be Mr. and Mrs Benjamin Rycroft) with small portraits ('her great grandmother who walked to Eccleshill to meet... and receive tickets of membership from the hands of John Wesley himself...'); 'Some People Who Were Late for the Coronation' (humourous drawings); 'The Needles in a Gale. Nov. 8th 1902'. 8 drawings; Caricatures of family members as sea-creatures (e.g. 'The Hippocampus. Found in the South of England. Feeds on Cornish cream, Junket and other small shellfish'); Five small watercolours of Boscastle; Account of a trip to Jersey (22p.) with pasted in postcards; 'Shuttleworth Hall near Allerton and the Double Cross'; 'Extracts from Ramble in Cornwall By the Rev. C. Crawshaw. Illustrated by Smudgy and Dauby', 38 pages, 13 small watercolours tipped in. The last article in the 1903 volume imagines a visit to the family of Rev. T.E. Crawshaw ten years later, in 1913.
Death of Edward VII THE TIMES Edward VII Memorial. May 23, 1910. 23pp., size 24" x 18", folded in half, mourning border on each page. Some light foxing spots in margins of front page. 1910. £10.00
¶ Includes detailed reports of funeral, lying in state etc., with illustations and sketch plans.
Employment in Mines and Collieries AN ACT to prohibit the Employment of Women and Girls in Mines and Collieries, to regulate the Employment of Boys, and to make other Provisions relating to Persons working therein. Pages numbered 1161-1167, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 1842. £14.00
Essex and Suffolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 36", linen-backed and folding into small 4to boards, frayed at edges of spine. Electrotype 1879. £34.00
¶ Covers Ipswich, Colchester, Mersea Island.
French army CONTROLE de MM. les gentilshommes Composants la Compagnie Commandee par M. le Marquis de Villers-la-Faye. Division du M. le prince de Conde. Manuscript on 3 pages folio, folded, written in a very small hand, each page divided into two columns listing names of soldiers, with their region, on the left with information about their service in the right column, e.g. 'Louis Arnauld de Mussey du Bourgogne... Mousquetaire gris pend. trois ans jusqu'a la reforme'. Other descriptions include 'prisonnier de guerre en 1762', 'Cornette au Regiment du Dragons d'Aubigny', 'n'a pas servi'. Paper watermarked 'R H'. c1800. £36.00
¶ The last date noted is 1790, the earliest is 1751.
Grand Junction Canal AN ACT to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Grand Junction Canal to finish and complete the same and several Cuts, and other Works, authorized to be made and done by them, by several Acts of Parliament. Cover leaf + pages numbered 303-314, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1795. £18.00
Great Western Railway IN PARLIAMENT SESSION 1886. ESTIMATE OF EXPENSE 8pp., folio, gives estimates for cutting, bridges, viaducts and railways described in the Bill. 1886. £16.00
Great Western Railway Widows & Orphans Benevolent Fund LIST OF SUBSCRIPTIONS AND DONATIONS giving name, address and amount. 4pp., 8vo., together with printed letter for donors. 188-. £14.00
¶ Heading the list is Sir Daniel Gooch.
Great Western Railway REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS to be submitted to the Proprietors... at the Company's Offices, Paddington Station, the 11th day of August, 1881. 100pp., folio, folds, with docket title. 1881. £40.00
¶ With many tables for expenditure on Repairs, Rents of Leased Lines, Canal Traffic, etc.
Herapath (John) THE RAILWAY MAGAZINE and Annals of Science. Containing Copious Accounts of All Railways, At Home and Abroad... Vol. IV New Series. January - June 1838. 444pp., 8vo., fine folding plan of Bristol and Exeter Railway, hand coloured, size 15" x 11", and folding plate of sections of that railway. Index at back. Plain paper boards, cloth spine. German Library stamp on title page. Wyld and Son, 1838. £95.00
¶ Articles on: The first crossing of the Atlantic by the Great Western in April 1838 (with a map); cutting tunnels at Shakespeare Cliff, Dover; a wind machine for mining purposes (by Edward Concanen); on rendering Chain Suspension Bridges... nearly Inflexible; the Bristol and Exeter Railway. Railway reports include Grand Junction, Blackwall Commercial, London and Birmingham, Great Leinster and Munster, London and Croydon, list of share prices.
Hides and skins LETTER from William Eales, Plympton, to Messrs. Weekes & Borrow, Bow Lane, London, who were presumably dealers in hides. 3p., 4to, in an untidy hand. Address label with straightline 'Plymton' postmark and red circular date-stamp. Explains he does not want to take any more hides, as he has a large stock and 'I cannot take more than the 250 H.Hides...' Refers also to 40 doz. veal skins he has which he cannot work... together with another letter, 1p., where he says his 'pits are crammed quite full' and mentions the duty taken off leather. Some damp-spotting on both letters. 1829-30. £8.00
His Majesty's Stationery Office (Pub.) THE BRITISH GAZETTE Nos. 7 and 8, May 12th and 13th, 1926. Broadsheet newspapers, each 4pp., published in the General Strike. Folded in four. Right hand edge of no. 7 with some marginal tears. 2 items. 1926. £14.00
¶ Anti-strike newspaper, reporting 'Increasing Numbers of Men Returning to Work', 'Sharp Sentences' for those causing disturbance, etc.
Kennet and Avon Canal PRINTED ORDER to Thomas Parsons & Co. to convey goods by the Kennet and Avon Canal to and from Kennet-Wharf, Upper Thames Street, London. paper size 3" x 7", with columns for tonnage etc., filled in in manuscript for 2 cases of wine for Padstow. Signed as received, pinned to a printed bill of Hambro Wharf and Kennet and Avon Canal Warehouse, Head of the Quay, Bristol, Joseph Herbert, Wharfinger, for Freight & Wharfage for basket... with manuscript bill to owners of sloop 'Union' for freight of wine and hamper. June and July 1812. £17.00
(Kitchin, T) MAP OF SOUTH EAST ENGLAND Copper-engraved map covering south-east England and the east midlands, the coast of France, the coast from Purbeck to Lowestoft. Rivers, towns, parkland hand-coloured, size 25" x 22". Traces of fold. Number '38' in top corner. 1790. £60.00
¶ One of the sheets making a map of England.
London, Brighton and South Coast Railway REPORT & ACCOUNTS 21st July, 1880. 8pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. Gives details of receipts and expenditure in table form, including enlargement of different lines, lines in course of construction, maintenance, repair of carriages etc... together with... similar Reports for 26th January, 1881, January, 1882, December 1882. 4 items. 1880-2. £75.00
London, Brighton and South Coast Railway MINUTE OF THE PROCEEDINGS at the Half-Yearly General Meeting of the Proprietors held at the Terminus Hotel... 22nd July, 1885. 45pp., 8vo, rusty staples, traces of vertical fold... together with... Letter to Shareholders, 3pp., 4to, thin paper, giving 15 Resolutions passed at meeting 30th Jan., 1865, issuing new £5 shares, and a similar leaflet for issue of Ordinary Stock after a meeting of Proprietors on 26th July, 1867. 3 items. 1865-1885. £34.00
London, Kent VALUABLE FREEHOLD AND LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES which C. & F. Rutley are Instructed to Sell by Auction... May 6, & May 14, 1902. 18pp., folio, plus completed memorandum. Large folding coloured plan. Slight wear at spine. Horizontal fold. 1902. £24.00
¶ Includes Globe Wharf, Mile End; Houses in West Brompton; shops and Kilby's Livery Stables in Caterham Valley; sea-side residence in Beaconsfield Terrace, Hythe.
Manuscript COMMONPLACE BOOK Titled 'Common-place Book Vol. III. 9th February 1872.' on fly-leaf. Notebook, size 8" x 6", marbled boards, half calf, lacks spine. 210 pages, plus index. Entries dated from the 1870's to 1907. £36.00
¶ Contains much on religion, and was possibly kept by a clergyman. Includes extracts on Mohammedanism, Buddha, Darwin, baptism, quotes from Ouida, Conan Doyle, R.D. Blackmore, Froude, copy of a song 'Bill Brady' 'The above by a Cambridge undergraduate was given to me by Mr Bond a Cambridge student & passenger with me on board the 'Sobraon' June 1881.'
Medicine THREE LETTERS AND A PRESCRIPTION from Samuel Barnes (presumably a physician) to Thomas Stevens at Sidmouth. 1826, giving medical advice on treatment and diet for a stomach problem. 3 letters, one is 2p 4to, one 1p. 4to, the other 2p. 8vo, together with a The prescription is 1p., 4to, with address panel on verso, and wax seal. 4 items. 1826. £25.00
¶ 'I think the bilious vomiting was the consequence of taking opium whilst in a feverish state... you may if required employ a suppository of henbane... instead of the opium...'. 'Repeat the leeches if pain...' The prescription gives Latin names for the ingredients, for suppositories, draughts and pills, including 'syrup Papav.'
Military Ordnance THIS IS TO CERTIFY that it is this Day agreed betwixt William Backe Clerk of Stores to the Royal British Artillery, and George Henrich Baurmeister, Shipper, that the said George Henrich Baurmeister shall Transport by Water from Cassel to Prussian Minden the Ammunition & Stores mention'd in his Bill of Lading... Manuscript on single sheet of paper, size approx. 10" x 10", written on one side only, docket title on verso, signed by Backe and Baurmeister, and witnessed by George Whitson, Serjt. of Pontoons. Paper foxed throughout. Folds. Hanover Munden 12th march 1760. £40.00
¶ The charge was 196 dollars, to be paid on delivery.
Norfolk and Suffolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet L N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", plus margins. 'Record Map' stamp in margin. Railways inserted to 1875. £22.00
¶ Covers Ixworth, Brettenham, Diss.
Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from Ashburton to Mount Edgecumb, hand-coloured. Arms of East Looe bottom left, description of East Looe at bottom, small arms of Plymouth in right margin. On verso is uncoloured continuation from Looe to Fowey and Tregony, arms of West Looe. 1720. £22.00
Owen (J) and Bowen (E) ROAD MAP from Britannia Depicta 1720. Size approx. 7" x 5", strip map in three columns showing the road from Silverton to Bampton, Tiverton and Minehead, hand-coloured. Arms of Tiverton and description of Tiverton and Minehead. On verso is uncoloured continuation through Exeter to Dartmouth. 1720. £22.00
Seaplanes BREVET D'INVENTION giving the French patent for fifteen years for 'perfectionnement relatif aux avions'. Deposited by Norman Thompson (deposited in England 17th May 1919). Folio booklet, lithographed, decorative front wrap with medallion, classical border, 3pp., plus 2pp. insert describing the invention and a folding plan, 11" x 13", with two figures showing part of the wings and the wheels of a plane and the system for landing on water, or for taking off from water. Vertical fold. Signed, with the impressed stamp of the Ministre du Commerce. 1920. £45.00
¶ The invention included 'un cadre ou autre dispositif analogue supportant une roue ou autre organe similaire, ces cadres pivotant autour des bords superieurs externes des flotteurs, afin de rendre l'avion capable egalement de descendre sur terre lorsqu'on le desire'. The chassis could be rotated 'afin de ne pas gener au moment de la descente sur l'eau.' The Norman Thompson Flight Company supplied aircraft to the Royal Navy in World War One, but went into receivership in 1918. I became part of Handley Page in 1919. The factory was at Middleton on Sea.
Shropshire and Denbighshire PARTICULAR of Freehold Property in the Village of Llanymynech, which will be Sold By Auction... 9th January, 1865... 2pp., folio, with folding coloured plan. Some sains on plan. Folded with docket title. 1865. £20.00
¶ For sale were the Cross Keys Inn, cottages adjoining the Canal, and several building sites.
Somerset and Devon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXI. Hand-coloured map size 24" x 36", scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to sm. 4to, marbled wraps. Key down right-hand margin. Printed from an Electrotype, c1880. £85.00
¶ Covers Crediton, Dulverton, Taunton, Ilminster.
Somerset and Devon OBLIGATION BOND of Thomas Greenwood of North Perrot to John Bickley of Little Torrington, for £100. Preamble in Latin, the rest in English, on vellum, 4" x 8", small papered seal on tag. 1623. £30.00
Wilder (Mitchell A.) THE ABBY ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER FOLK ART COLLECTION An Address by Mitchell A. Wilder... on the Occasion of the Opening... March 15, 1957. 7pp., 8vo, stiff paper wraps with gilt lettering and decoration, two photographs and one woodcut illustration. Staples rusty, causing rust marks on paper near staples throughout. 1957. £10.00
Wilson (J) MAP OF LOUISIANA Department of the Interior General Land Office. octo. 2nd 1866. J. Wilson, Commissioner. Joseph Gorlinski, Draughtsman, General Land Office. Lithographed map, size 16" x 16", linen-backed, folding to 15" x 10", outline hand-colouring. Key showing Land Grant Rail Roads, 6 Miles Limit, 15 Miles Limit, Seat of Land Offices. Split at top fold (approx. 1" down from top edge of paper) along about 2" of fold. General Land Office. 1866. £95.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1866.
Wilson (J) MAP OF PUBLIC SURVEYS IN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA to accompany Report of Commissioners of The General Land Office. J.S. Wilson, Commissioner. Folding map, linen-backed, size 36" x 30", folding to 13" x 10". Outline hand-colouring, with Reference Table, with key to Gold, Silver, Quick-Silver, Copper Mines, etc., Old Springs, Land Grant Rail Roads, etc. 'List of private rants finally Surveyed' bottom left, listing 465 Grants. Wear in paper at part of one fold, with some slight browning (mainly in blank area) at folds, with some light water-staining in parts. Lith. of J. Bien, Vesey St., N.Y., 1866. £150.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1866.
Wilson (J) MAP OF PUBLIC SURVEYS IN COLORADO TERRITORY to accompany report of the Survey General 1866. John Pierce, Surveyor General. Lithographed map, scale 18 Miles to the inch. Size 17" x 24", linen-backed, folding to 15" x 9". Hand-coloured. Slight toning of paper along bottom fold (about 2" from bottom edge). With 'Reference' table giving key to symbols for Silver, Copper, Iron, Gulch Digging, Developed Gold Regions. The Major & Knapp Eng. Mfg. & Litho. Co., Broadway, N.Y. 1866. £90.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1866.
Wilson (J) MAP OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA Showing the Progress of the Surveys Accompanying the Report of Commissioner General Land Office. Lithographed map, scale 18 miles to an Inch. Size 23" x 24", folding to 15" x 10", bright outline hand-colouring. Some slight browning of paper in sea area and at folds. Lith. of J. Bien, Vesey St., N.Y. 1866. £90.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1860.
Wilson (J) MAP OF THE UNITED STATES AND TERRITORIES shewing the extent of Public Surveys and other details Constructed from the Plats and official sources of the General Land Office under the direction of the Hon. Jos. S. Wilson, Commissioner, by Theodore Franks, Draughtsman, 1866. Scale 1 inch = 60 Miles. Outline hand-colouring. With 'Explanations' giving coloured symbols for Gold, Silver, and other metals, Oil Springs, Surveyor Generals Office and Land Office, Light Houses, Rail Roads, etc. Shows Indian Territories (Chickasaw, Choctaw, Cheyenne etc.). Size 28" x 55", linen-backed, folding to 15" x 9". Light browning in bottom third of map, and some staining in sea area south of San Diego. Linen on verso damp-stained. Engraved by D. McLelland, Washington. 1866. £150.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1866.
Wilson (J) SKETCH OF THE PUBLIC SURVEYS IN MICHIGAN Scale 18 miles to an Inch. To accompany the annual Report of the Commissioner, General Land Office. Lithographed map, outline hand-colouring, size 21" x 21", linen-backed, and folding to 15" to 10". Inset of Isle Royale. Slight toning of paper at folds, a few very small splits in paper at one fold at title and blank area. With Explanation with key for copper regions, silver, iron, land grant Rail Roads, waggon roads, seat of Land Office. Bowen & Co., Lithographers, Philadelphia. 1866. £85.00
Wilson (J) STATE OF OHIO Department of the Interior, General Land Office, Oct. 2nd, 1866. Lithographed map, linen-backed, size 16" x 18", folding to 15" x 10", bright outline hand-colouring, slight toning of paper down central fold and along bottom margin. With Explanation giving colour key to Boundaries of Ohio Comp. Purchase, Symmes Purchase, etc. The Major & Knapp Eng., Mfg. & Litho. Co, Broadway, N.Y. 1866. £60.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. 1866'. Washington, General Land Office, 1866.
Wilson (J.S), Commissioner of the General Land Office DAKOTA TERRITORY Department of the Interior. General Land Office. Oct. 2nd 1866. J. Wilson Commissioner. Lithographed map size 24" x 21", linen-backed and folding to 15" x 10". Areas in bottom right part of map hand-coloured in outline, marked with letters indicating Survey completed, Subdivisions under contract, Townships under contract. Shows treaty line of April 19th 1858 in pink, all to the west of this is blank apart from rivers, and the mountains shown by hachures. 1866. £70.00
¶ From the Atlas 'Maps Accompanying Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. 1866.'
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