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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 103

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

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Bedfordshire -- Berkshire -- Bristol -- Buckinghamshire --
Cambridgeshire -- Cheshire -- Cornwall -- Cumberland --
Derbyshire -- Devon -- Dorset -- Durham --
Essex -- Gloucestershire -- Hampshire and Isle of Wight --
Hertfordshire -- Kent -- Lancashire -- Lincolnshire --
London -- Monmouthshire -- Northumberland -- Shropshire --
Somerset -- Staffordshire -- Suffolk -- Surrey --
Sussex -- Warwickshire -- Wiltshire -- Worcestershire --
Yorkshire -- Channel Islands -- Ireland -- Scotland --
Wales -- General
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    Bedfordshire


  1. Ampthill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 21. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 27" x 37". Water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper endpapers. Small railway cutting and land around Brockhill Pastures coloured in pink. Surface slightly dusty, some slight browning at paper edges of some sections at one fold. Second edition 1885. £20.00
    Covers Maulden, Marston Moretaine, Lidlington.


  2. Baldock PARTICULARS of a Small but Valuable Estate known as the 'Vine Farm', Possessing extensive Common Rights, and partly bounded by a Trout Stream.... a neat snug House easily convertible into a Sporting Box.... which will be Sold by Auction.... November 9th, 1824.... 3pp, sm. folio, plus docket title, folded. Some wear at one fold in 'Conditions of Sale', three small edge tears. 1824. £38.00

  3. Grand Theatre, Luton GOLDILOCKS Charles Denville presents his Spectacular Xmas Family Pantomime... Les Trios Farlows from the Folies Begere Paris... Playbill on card, size 15" x 10", printed in four colours with picture of Goldilocks and bears. c1952. £10.00


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    Berkshire


  4. Sandhurst Manor AN ACT for vesting in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, certain lands or Grounds, formerly Part of the Wastes of the Manor of Sandhurst, in the County of Berks, freed and discharged of Commonable and other Rights. Pages numbered 1065-1079, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £12.00

  5. Wokingham YE OLDE ROSE INNE Wokingham, Berks. With the Compliments of the Management. Illustrated booklet describing the hotel, with its history, etc., article on Wokingham, and 'George Washington and Wokingham', map, numerous adverts for local firms. 6 illustrations from drawings, three postcards of the Inn loosely inserted. n.d. 1920's? £10.00


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    Bristol


  6. Account LAID OUT AT BRISTOLL July xxiiii. Manuscript on one side of slip of paper, size 5" x 4", written in a small neat Italic hand, listing 17 items, with amount for each, and total. Includes 'wastcote', 'a cradell', 'a whissell', 'brass nails', 'lace and tiffonie'. The paper has been tipped onto a double sheet of 4to paper, along the top edge, and there is a typewritten title on the front, with the date 'c.1627. From the papers of the Clarkes of Chipley, Som.' There is a pencil title above the manuscript, and the name W.T. Sanigar (author of books on Bristol history) written below it. c1627. £36.00

  7. British Railways WESTERN REGION Bristol Division. Map of lines and stations, covering area from Bewdley in the North to Evercreech in the South. Size 35" x 28", folded, inset map of Bristol suburban railways bottom right. Printed in some kind of early reproduction process, lines coloured by hand in red, some station names shaded in blue. 2" repaired tear at top edge. Stamp of Engineer's Office, Paddington, on verso. February 1963. £12.00

  8. Clifton SHIRLEY AND SON LIMITED The Civil and Military Stores, 28 The Mall. Cash Price List. December 1914 - February 1915. Size 10" x 6", green wraps with embossed gold lettering. 112pp., including 25pp. of adverts at the end. Lists groceries, cleaning products, wine, vintage champagne, etc. The Ironmongery section has many illustrations of chinaware, jelly moulds, brushes, teapots, glasses, etc. 1914. £32.00
    At the beginning is a 'Journey List' showing dates of delivery to villages in a wide radius, including Tyntesfield, Bitton, Clevedon, etc.


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

  10. Harvey Barton & Son, Ltd. GEMS OF BRISTOL A Collection of Sepia Photographs. Sixteen tipped in views, size 4" x 7", description on facing page. Oblong 8vo., original wraps with round view, tear at spine, holes at margin for silk tie, but tie missing. c1918. £8.00
    Includes good view of Cabot Tower with sheep grazing in foreground.


  11. Hawkins (G) CLIFTON, AND ST VINCENTS ROCKS, FROM LEIGH WOODS. Antique hand-coloured lithograph. Lithographed view size 8" x 11", titled beneath, in an ivory mount with gold and silver lines, the hand-colouring is well-executed but later. Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen, c.1850. £50.00
    A view showing the gorge, looking up the river Avon, with boats, and in the distance some of the Georgian terraces of Clifton, Bristol.


  12. Kell (Thos.), Lithographer BRISTOL JOINT STATION Temple Meads. Scale 40 Feet to An Inch. Hand-coloured lithographed plan, size 36" x 76", on thick paper backed with linen. Reference with key to colours for Joint Boundary, Joint Running Lines, Joint Sidings, Midland Lines, G.W.R. Lines, Easement. Scale bar, compass rose. With printed 'Notes as to Arches'. Covers area from Bath Parade to South Parade, shows Floating Harbour, New Cut, higher ground shown with hachures, signal boxes, cab shelters, pumping house, G.P.O sorting office, cranes, carriage sheds, fish platform, Hare's Colour Works. Folds, some fraying of paper at folds, without loss, light waterstain along top edge, not protruding onto printed surface. With five signatures. 1906. £55.00

  13. Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds AN INVITATION to become a Member of the Shepherds Guiding Star Lodge No. 1206 (Bristol, Bath and Western Counties District)... held at the Golden Lion, Redcliff Street, Bristol. Leaflet, 3pp., 8vo, with poem encouraging the reader to join the Lodge on first page, financial facts, etc., and application form. 1893. £8.00

  14. Ministers AN ACT for the more frequent Preaching of the Gospel, and better maintenance of the Ministers in the City of Bristol. 4pp., small folio, black letter. Decorative woodcut initial with cherub, etc., coat of arms at top. Printed by Edward Husband and John Field, Printers to the Parliament of England. 1st April 1650. £40.00
    Ordered that the eighteen parish churches should be consolidated into a smaller number, and a tax raised for the payment of the ministers.

    FEAR OF PLAGUE IN BRISTOL

  15. Plague at Bristol LETTER signed 'Craggs Clare' to Lord Townsend on the precautions being taken at Bristol against the plague. 1770. 3p., 4to, 54 lines in a neat hand. Dated at the end Gosfield October 20th 1770, and signed 'Craggs. Clare'. Lightly pasted at the top corners of the second sheet to a double 4to sheet of paper, with typewritten title on the front. The letter begins 'My dear Lord', says he has been in London where he found ministers uncertain whether they should have peace or war, but 'bad as a war may be for us, the Plague is still more to be apprehended: I called at Bristol on my way to London, and found my Constituents frightned out of their wits at the Arrival, which they expected every day, of two ships freighted with Hemp, Flax and Linen from Dantzig...' He contacted the War Office and Customs and 'two Troops of Dragoons were immediately sent and some Custom-House sloops ordered... to prevent the Crews from landing, a difficult Task when the Fear of being pressed after Quarantine, cooperates with the Aversion to Confinement...' The linens are brought down the Vistula from Poland 'where the Plague undoubtedly Rages...' Asks that a Mr Marshall, Collector of Galway, who purchased his post, may have leave to sell it. Traces of folds, docket title 'From Lord Clare. Rec. 30th Oct. 1770', on verso. 1770. £70.00
    Clare represented Bristol in Parliament from 1754 to 1774.


  16. Robinson (E.S & A.) PHOTOGRAPH showing the inside of a factory. Albumen print, size 9" x 11", mounted on thick card. Shows the length of a large workshop, with about fifty men and girls working at machines, in the foreground are men working on lithographic stones, and girls working on what appears to be a machine for sewing booklets. One man seems to be working on a sheet headed 'Newport Corn & Hay'. There are rows of pulley wheels fixed to spars running along the ceiling. The girls are wearing long white aprons. c1910. £18.00
    There is no contemporary title to the photograph, and nowhere in the view is the word 'Robinson' visible. Someone has written on the back in pencil ' E S & & A Robinson, Redcliff St'.


  17. Sickness Club RECORD BOOK listing payment made to women for 'sickness' and 'old age', 1839-48. Cash book, 4to, full reversed calf, blind-stamped decoration, raised bands. The first section comprises 9 pages, one per year, each listing 23 women (only 2 with addresses) and columns to show payment made every month that year, the second part is a cash account, 37 double-page spreads with debit and credit, showing money received from members, sale of consols etc., and money paid out to named women for sickness, old age, and for funerals, and for collector's salary. Many blank pages. 1839-48. £50.00
    There is no clue as to the name of the society. The final note states 'Balance in hand on 16th Feb. 1848 when the Club was agreed to be dissolved. G.C.' It was no doubt a Bristol society as the first 23 names listed (1839-40) also have addresses, which include Church Lane, St. Michaels; Frogmore Street; Hotwell Road; Pembroke Court, Jacob's Wells.


  18. West (Robert) and Toms (William) THE NORTH-WEST VIEW OF BRISTOL HIGH CROSS With a Prospect of the Cathedral, and the Parish Church of St. Augustine. Copper engraving, view size 12" x 18", plus 8 lines of text giving the history of the Cross, and dedication to the Bishop of Bristol, with coat of arms, under the view, overall depth 15". Margin trimmed to just outside border at sides. Slight trace of one vertical fold, and of light crease reaching about 3" into view at bottom. Publish'd March 25, 1743 by W.H. Toms Engraver in Union Court near Hatton Garden Holborn. £95.00
    Charming view of College Green, with the cross in the foreground showing excellent detail of the stonework, two men are sitting at the base of the cross, and others admiring it, a lady and her daughter, and other figures are walking nearby. There is a line of trees and wooden fence between the green and the Cathedral, houses and church tower on the left. When this view was made, from a drawing by Robert West, the Cross had been recently re-erected 'Painted in imitation of Grey Marble, ye Ornaments are Gilt, & ye Figures Painted in their proper Colours'.



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    Buckinghamshire


  19. Finmere, near Buckingham USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, And Effects, Various Agricultural Implements, Stump of Prime Old Hay..... The property of Thomas Dagley, who is leaving, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas & Thos. Paxton, On the premises, on Wednesday, May the 26th, 1858.... Poster, size 20" x 15", one small tear. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1858. £24.00
    Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.


  20. Greatmoor Farm, Grendon 127 GOOD HALFBRED SHEEP, 34 HEAD OF DAIRY CATTLE, Working Horses, Nag and Harness Horse, 5 Fat Hogs, 33 Acres of Capital Growing Crops of Wheat, Beans and Oats..... And the whole of the Agricultural Implements..... of the late Thos. Cooper, deceased, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, On the Premises, at Greatmoor, on Thursday, August, 12th, 1868.... Poster, size 24" x 19", few short tears, and a few small holes where once folded. E. Smith and Son, Printers, Bicester, 1869. £20.00

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


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    Cambridgeshire


  22. Cary (John) A NEW MAP OF CAMBRIDGE Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting, Its Roads, Rivers, Parks &c. Folding engraved map, fully hand coloured. Mounted on linen, size approx. 19" x 21", folding into 12mo marbled wraps, inserted in paper-covered slipcase, rubbed at corners. 1808. £60.00

  23. Chatteris and Doddington Drainage AN ACT for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands.... in the Parishes of Chatteris and Doddington, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge. Cover leaf + pages numbered 679-702, disbound, black letter, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1758. £12.00

  24. Guilden Morden OBLIGATION BOND of James Coxall of Guilden Morden, Carpenter, to Anne Clerke of Thorfield in Hertford spinster, for £90. 1p., sm. folio, printed with manuscript inserts, Small papered seal. Blank conjoint leaf. 1736. £24.00

  25. J. Palmer Clark PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BOROUGH GAOL Parker's Piece. Photograph size 5" x 8", mounted on card size 11" x 15". Signature of J. Palmer Clark in small letters in pencil on the mount. c1878. £20.00
    The Borough Gaol, built in 1829, was demolished in 1878. A view looking across the grass to the castle-like entrance of the gaol, showing the extent of the walls either side.


  26. 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, 1" tear at fold, neatly repaired on verso. 1854. £16.00


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    Cheshire


  27. Guilden Sutton, near Chester PARTICULAR OF FREEHOLD ESTATE, Situate at Guilden Sutton, about Two Miles from Chester, advertised To be Sold by Auction, at the Albion Hotel, in Chester, On Monday, the 25th Day of October, 1824.... A Good Spacious Farm House, with Spacious Outbuildings.... Poster, size 17" x 11". Carnes, Printer, Northwich, 1824. £24.00
    In fine crisp condition.


  28. Northwich, Sandbach ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXX.N.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Blue 'Record Map' stamp in margin. Railways inserted to 1891. O.S. blindstamp 1897. £18.00

  29. Sale MORTGAGE in fee of a plot of land and four dwellinghouses situate in Hereford Street, Sale, John Lea to the Trustees of the Seventh Spread Eagle Mutual Benefit Building Society. Vellum, 19" x 25", wax seal. Printed with manuscript inserts. 1877. £12.00

  30. Weaver Navigation PETITION of the Cheshire Lines Committee. Praying to Be Heard By Counsel &c. Against. House of Commons Session 1944-5. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. Some splits in margins at folds. Loosely inserted is a printed letter asking the Trustees for assistance in entering and leaving Docks, c1880. 1944. £8.00


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    Cornwall


  31. Bodmin REPORT ON THE BOROUGH AND TOWN OF BODMIN 2pp., with folding map, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £24.00

  32. Boyton and St. Stephens-by-Launceston PLANS AND PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD FARMS AND PASTURE LAND In the Parishes of Boyton and St. Stephens-by-Launceston, to be offered for Sale at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston, on Saturday, August 12th, 1916, By Messrs. J. Kittow & Son. 6pp, folio, original printed wraps, some marks on front wrap. Very large folding coloured plan which has been damaged along two folds, with some loss of paper. 1916. £18.00

    WAR WITH THE FRENCH

  33. Cawsand Bay LETTER from Robert Bowser to his wife at Hull, dated Cawsand Bay, June 15th 1797. On one and a half sides foolscap. 46 lines. Traces of folds, two small pieces torn from left margin. 1797. £40.00
    Says he is sending a 'Release' and she will be able to draw £200 from Mr. Binnington, but she must show it to someone first to check it's legal. Says he expects to be home in two or three months time, and that 'we have great talk of Peace at Plymouth, it Expected dayly'. 'Lord Bridport with 17 sail of the Line has been in sight of the Barn hed of Plymouth 10 days. A French Cartelo Brigg arrived here on Sunday Night with English Sailors on board from La Orient in the Bay of Biscay'. He hopes the reports that the French fleet is laid by at 'their peaceable Moorings' is true.

    NEWLYN SCHOOL

  34. Forbes (Stanhope A.) GOODBYE! OFF TO SKIBEREEN Fine etching by C.G. Murray, size approx. 20" x 15, on thick paper. Art Union 1903. £40.00

  35. Fraddon BILL on small slip titled 'Mr Paynter Bill to Fradden Gate' Sept. - January 1801, mentions 'sadle horses' 'cheas', enclosed in small sheet of paper with docket title 'the Keeper of Fraddon Gate in full to this day £0.5.8d'. 1801. £8.00

  36. Grade and Ruan Minor TITHE RENT CHARGE 1878-9. 6 double-page spreads, folio, entries in ink in printed columns for Tenements, Occupiers, Rent Charge in Apportionment, Receipts, Arrears, etc. Lacks wraps. Manuscript title for Ruan Minor Section, but not Grade Section. One double-page spread for 'Rents' at end. Page edges dusty. 1878-9. £36.00
    Tenements include Poltesco, Wellgooth, Liddy's Mill, Prazegooth, Ruan Vean, Bonadventure, Treverder Wollas, Plaingwarry, etc.


  37. Grade TITHE APPORTIONMENT of the Parish of Grade in the County of Cornwall. 1843. 14pp, folio, plus 2p introduction. Printed in columns for Landowner, Occupiers, No. on Plan, Description of Lands, Cultivation, Rent Charge apportioned. Original wraps, front wrap stained, with printed label on front wrap. Slight wear to corners of pages at top right corner. Helston, 1843. £65.00
    Tenements include Worvas, Trevelgas, Kuggar, Chiverton, Plain an Quarry, Ledra, Polteska.


  38. Launceston PARISHES OF SAINT MARY MAGDALENE, HAMLET OF SAINT THOMAS, AND LAWHITTON URBAN, IN THE BOROUGH OF LAUNCESTON, CORNWALL. PLANS, CONDITIONS AND PARTICULARS OF SALE of an Excellent Residential House, also Stores, Stables, Cottage, and Highly Attractive Fields in the Borough of Dunheved other otherwise Launceston. To be Sold by Public Auction by Messrs. J. Kittow & Son at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston, on Friday, the 14th day of October, 1910. With 4 coloured folding plans, 8pp, folio, original printed wraps. 1910. £45.00

  39. Minster APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Minster, in the County of Cornwall. 10pp., folio, lacks back wrap. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge. 1839. £40.00
    Tenements include Tregatheral, Dolrunny, Tredorn, Trekeek, Worthyvale, Hendrawether etc.


  40. Ordnance Survey SET OF SEVEN MAPS Scale 1" to 1 mile, covering all of Cornwall and part of Devon. All sheets dissected and mounted on linen, folding into pale grey endpapers, 8vo. Some of the places covered written in ink on the endpapers. Comprises: Sheet XXXII. Lizard. Size 8" x 16". Borders at bottom and left stuck on; Sheet XXXIII. Penzance. Size 21" x 24". Borders at top and bottom are pasted on; Sheet XXX. Lostwithiel, Newquay. Size 24" x 31"; Sheet XXXI. Fowey, Redruth, Truro. Size 25" x 36"; Sheet XXXIV. Looe, Plymouth, Prawle Point. Size 16" x 36". Bottom border is pasted on. Paper slightly cockled mainly in sea area, linen on verso grubby; Sheet XXXV. Liskeard, Launceston. Size 24" x 36". Some slight discoloration of linen on verso; Sheet XXVI. Stratton, South Molton, Holdsworthy. Size 24" x 36"; Sheet XXIX. Bude. Size 24" x 10". Left border is pasted on; Sheet XXV. Stratton, Holdsworthy. Size 24" x 36". J. Whatman watermarks, 1850's. £350.00

  41. Penryn and Falmouth REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF PENRYN AND FALMOUTH; with a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 4pp, with a 1p. lithographed plan by R.K. Dawson, hand-coloured in outline, scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £22.00

  42. Photocrom. Co. Ltd. SIX GIANT PICTURE CARDS colour photographs, comprising Truro, Bude (2), Kynance Cove, St. Ives, Boscastle. Size 6 x 9", title and number in gilt bottom left. Some browning on backs of some of the cards. n.d. c1910. £15.00

  43. 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

  44. Saint Austell APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE in Lieu of Tithes. 68pp., large folio, plain card wraps, cloth spine with ink title. Printed in columns with Landowners, Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description, State of Cultivation, quantity, Amount of Rent Charge. 1839. £180.00
    Includes numerous tenements and estates such as the Charlestown Estates as well as the town itself.


  45. Salwey (Jasper) CORNWALL. A SKETCH-BOOK 16 pencil sketches. Sm. 4to, boards, bookplate. Label with illustration on front board. Published 1922. £12.00

  46. St. Erth AUCTION POSTER Advertising the sale of the Fee-Simple of a Tenement in Higher Leah, adjoining Tenement in Killinoon, in the occupation of Richard Woon, moiety of Killinoon Common.... Sale at the White Hart Hotel, Hayle, on Friday 15th August 1873. Size 24" x 17", several folds, few short tears to margins. 1873. £16.00

  47. St. Stephen in Brannell parish ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet L.9. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 27" x 35". Roads, water features and buildings hand coloured. Shows St. Stephen's Combe, Resugga Castle, Tolgarrick, Bodinnick, and Crowhill, South Terras and Bodinnick Mines, and Wheal Louisa Ochre Works. First Edition 1880-1. £20.00

  48. Stannary Administration AN ACT to make Provision for the better and more expeditious Administration of Justice in the Stannaries of Cornwall... 18pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1836. £14.00

  49. Trescowthick family AFFADAVIT OF DEBT Statement of Elizabeth Moore of Helston affirming that Mark Trescowthick of Sithney is indebted to her for the sum of £2.2s. 6d. 10 lines in manuscript on one side of small folio sheet, folded. Signed by H. Tremenhere, Mayor, and Elizabeth Moore. 1741. £16.00


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    Cumberland


  50. Drigg GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. 99 N.E. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in margin. About two-thirds is sea. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1905. £18.00
    Almost two-thirds of the map is sea area.


  51. Hesket PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable estates in the Parish of Hesket.... 291 acres of thereabouts, which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 10th May, 1870. 5pp., folio. Includes schedules. 3 hand-coloured folding plans. Outer page with docket title dusty. 1870. £32.00
    Includes the estate of Stonefolds.


  52. Kirkby Stephen MANUSCRIPT PLAN in ink on thick paper. Covers Kirkby Stephen, Artlegarth, High and Low Stenerskeugh, Bowber Head, Bleaslatt, Ellergill. Size 30" x 50". Shows roads, rivers, outlines of fields, buildings (fields and buildings numbered), plantations shown with small trees. Kirkby Stephen is referred to as 'Town', and extends to the Church and Garse Hill. There is no scale bar or compass arrow. There are some small pinpricks visible when the map is held up to the light, which probably indicates it has been traced at some time. Paper watermarked J. Whatman 1818. £90.00
    Numerous fields and tenements are shown, the paper being more or less fully covered with drawing.



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    Derbyshire


  53. Measham VALUABLE PROPERTY at Measham To Be Sold by Auction by B. Cheatle & Son... June 4th, 1847... Poster, size 9" x 11", folds. Describes 2 Lots, comprising four houses fronting the Cross in Measham, with four others in the yard at the back. Gives occupiers. 1847. £26.00

  54. Pigot & Co. DERBYSHIRE Engraved map, outline colour, engraved surface approx. 14" x 8", plus margins, vignette. Reference to the Hundreds. Stab holes near top edge in margin, some slight dustmarking at extreme edges. c1850. £25.00

  55. Whitfield CONVEYANCE of a plot of land in Whitfield in the County of Derby for building upon, Robert Wagstaffe to Ellen Platt and others. Large vellum sheet with small inset sketch plan, wax seals. 1851. £16.00


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    Devon


  56. Axmouth Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Axmouth.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1828. £17.00

  57. Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, Ashcombe Hill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 24" x 36". 1890. £25.00
    Much of the map is sea area.


  58. Berry (W.E.), Photographer, Luppitt PHOTOGRAPH OF LUPPITT SCHOOL 1902. Photograph size 4" x 6", in grey card mount with white border. Shows pupils and teachers in front of the school, with 'Luppitt School 1902' written on a blackboard, view across the hill in the distance. 1902. £15.00

  59. Bradworthy, Manor of ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE to a Mansion House called Berridon Lodge with the Gardens and Pleasure Grounds, Farm Buildings, Lands and hereditaments belonging containing 357a. 1r. 3p. situate at Bradworthy. 84 pages, folio, folded horizontally, docket title on outer sheet of glazed cotton. Details deeds etc. from 1806 to 1873, mentioning such names as Lord Rolle, Sir Lawrence Palk, Baron Clinton, the Drake family, etc. 1879. £45.00
    Includes tenements called Jollifs, Berrydon, Westen, Spittle, Dunworthy.


  60. Broadhempston VALUABLE LAND Dwelling House & Outbuildings, situate at Beaston.... Messrs. Rendell & Symons have been favored with instructions.... to sell by Auction.... Monday, July 30th, 1883. Poster, size 29" x 20", listing 13 Lots, folds.... together with.... Manuscript 'Auction Terms' for the sale, relating to Lot 1, 5p folio. 1883. £18.00

  61. Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth Railway AN ACT for enabling the Sidmouth Railway Company to extend their Railway at Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth.... 20pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1876. £12.00

  62. Camera Series ALBUM OF VIEWS OF TORQUAY Fourteen photolitho views. On extending strip, folding into gilt sm. 4to boards. Advert for 'The Torquay Bazaar and Doll's Infirmary' inside back board. c1900. £15.00
    Includes fine panorama over two pages.


  63. Capern (Edward) LETTER to J.H. Haydon, signed 'E. Capern'. Addressed from Rock Villa, Harborne, 27th November 1877. Tipped inside is an envelope addressed to Haydon at Bethlem Royal Hospital, penny red stamp. 1877. £30.00
    Capern published various books of poems. He was known as 'the rural postman of Bideford'. He says he recalls Hayden's visit with Mr. Risdon 'he was quite a walking chronicle to me touching the Giffords of Hatchbury and other old North Devon families', and reminisces about the particular quality of Devon 'there was a freshness and simplicity in Devonshire and a sweet poetry too that the so-called civilization of a large town like Birmingham can never supply.' He tells him where he can get two particular editions of Barnes' poems, naming the publisher' 'I sincerely hope you may succeed in getting a set of his works...' and asks him to let him know the price.

    CLINTON ESTATE

  64. Chittlehampton, Great Torrington etc. ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS Conditions of Sale and Plan of The Major Portions of the Freehold, Agricultural, Residential and Sporting Clinton Estate. About 15,624 Acres. Hudscott House, Chittlehampton, Valuable Salmon and Sea Trout Fishing Rights in about 5 miles of the River Taw, 126.... Farms and Smallholdings... 125 Cottage Lots.... Sporting Rights.... To be offered for Sale by Auction.... by Strutt & Parker, Lofts & Warner at the Town Hall, Great Torrington on 13th, 14th, 16th & 17th October 1958. Folio, wraps, 250pp, 345 Lots listed, most with detailed schedules giving description, area, tenant, description of tenancy agreement, rent. 8 photographic plates, 18 coloured plans on 7 large folding sheets in pocket at rear. Three-inch tear near spine in top wrap. 1958. £75.00

  65. Collumpton CERTIFICATE OF ADMINISTRATION of the goods and chattels of William Wright, late of Collumpton, granted to his brother Henry. On paper, sheet folded to 8" x 11", impressed seal of Bishop of Exeter top left. Signed by Registrar. Folded. 1773. £10.00

  66. Colyton and Sidbury AN ACT for vesting Part of the settled and devised Estates of Sir John William de la Pole Baronet, deceased, in Trustees for Sale, and for settling the remaining Part of the said settled and devised Estates.... 31pp, drop-head title, disbound, last leaf loose, includes 5 pages of Schedules. Pages browned along edges. Act of Parliament. 1808. £16.00

  67. Deller's, Paignton, Publisher PAIGNTON Twenty views. Bound in stiff card wraps, size 7" x 10", decorative gilt title. c1900. £20.00
    Views include: Public Hall; Bandstand; Jubilee Lamp; Harbour and Torquay (good view of boats in foreground); Palace Avenue; Greenway Ferry on the Dart.


  68. Devonport PRINTED LETTER Dated Devonport, 17 March 1843, appealing for donations for the Royal British Female Orphan Asylum. Small 8vo sheet, 28 lines, thin paper, printed on one side only. Signed by G. Somerville, Hon. Treasurer, date in manuscript, with name of recipient, Mrs M. Peter, bottom left. 1843. £16.00
    The appeal was for funds for building a home for orphans of distressed seamen and soldiers. Asks the recipient to contact 'every benevolent individual within the circle of your acquaintance'.


  69. Devonshire Boundaries REPORT ON THE PROPOSED DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON 1pp, with a folding lithographed plan of the county by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale approx. 5 miles to 1". Folio, disbound. 1837. £28.00
    The text shows tables of population in the different hundreds.


  70. Exeter BUILDERS' BILLS with printed headings. 1885 - 1895. 8 bills of Thomas Gale, Builder, Commercial Road, for work done for the Feoffees of the Parish of St. Petrock. All folio, except one, listing many items... together with 3 bills of E. Marks, Builder and Undertaker, for the same Charity, and a 4to bill of Garton and King, Ironmongers and Iron & Brass Founders. 12 bills in all. 1885-95. £18.00

  71. Frithelstock DEED OF EXCHANGE relating to fields part of Southcott, Emily Lewis and George Boundy. 3 large folio pages, vellum, sewn at edge, plus basic double page sketch plan... together with Mortgage relating to same property, 2p, large folio. 1907-8. £15.00

  72. Frithelstock LEASE of the messuage and tenement known as Covenhay's Southcott, Henry Stevens of Cross to John Smale, yeoman. Single vellum sheets, unsigned, no seal. 1802. £14.00

  73. Harding's MAP OF BIDEFORD DISTRICT Including Torrington. Size 23" x 23", printed in red, green and black, folding into printed wraps, attractive adverts for Bideford firms around the map, including Holman, Ham & Co., Chemist, with picture of camera, Seward & Warmington, Garage, with picture of Fiat car, etc. c1920. £18.00

  74. 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

  75. Landkey and Swymbridge COPY CONTRACT for the purchase of the Tythes of Swymbridge and Landkey, between William Berry of Shilston in Bishops Tawton to James Nott of Torr Down. 3p, sm. folio. 1797, copy, slightly later. £12.00

  76. Little Torrington LAND TAX ASSESSMENT Collectors' Duplicate. 7pp., folio, folded, Printed with columns for Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, with entries in manuscript in each column. Lists 96 properties. 1865. £18.00

  77. Little Torrington ASSIGNMENT of a mortgage on the estate of Grounsell, William Chapple to John Robins and Thomas Dyer. Vellum, size 26" x 31", 3 wax seals. Engraved heading with coat of arms... together with... OBLIGATION BOND of Thomas Dyer, Cordwainer, to John Robins of Clovelly, Clerk, for £447. Printed on 1p., small folio, manuscript inserts. Signed by Dyer with small wax seal. Blank conjoint leaf. 1744-5. £36.00

  78. Littleham & Exmouth LEASE of a two dwelling houses in Exmouth, Lord Rolle to William Culley, Cordwainer. Large vellum sheet, signed Rolle with wax seal. Outer part where titled on verso is dusty. 1828. £18.00
    Gives measurements of houses frontages, gardens etc. With a note on three 'lives'. The tenants were prevented from using the whole or any part of the property for the purposes of a religious organisation which dissents from the Church of England.


  79. Musbury PARTICULARS OF LANDS IN MUSBURY in Mortgage to the Revd. Benjamin Weaver and Samuel Domett. Manuscript, 1p, folio, giving list mainly of Drakes' estate with list of fields etc., with acreages. Paper watermarked 1857. £8.00

  80. Plimsaul Brothers, Plymouth PRICE LIST on card, for Plimsaul Brother's Warranted Table Cutlery. Size 4" x 3", printed on one side only, with Ivory Handled, Stag Horn Handled Knives etc. c1865. £6.00

  81. Plymouth E. DINGLE & CO. PLYMOUTH 1951. Brochure to commemorate the re-opening of the store. Size 8" x 10", black wraps with cutaway revealing picture of an eagle, and on the back wrap a gilt embossed floral panel. 14pp., plus two coloured illustrations, one of St. Theresa's and the other a folding view of the store, and 3 tipped-in black and white views. Includes sections on The Barbican, Burrator etc. as well as the store. 1951. £18.00

  82. Plymouth Improvements AN ACT for paving, lighting, and watching the Town of Plymouth, in the County of Devon; and for regulating the Carmen and Porters within the said Town. Cover leaf + 32pp, disbound, Act of Parliament, Black Letter. 1770. £14.00

  83. Plymouth, Kingsbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXIV. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to tall 8vo, marbled sides, edges bound with tape. c1850. £34.00
    Shows area from Looe to Prawle Point, as far inland as Diptford, Eddystone Lighthouse.


  84. Rock & Co. VIEWS & SCENERY OF LYNTON & LYNMOUTH 16 vignette views, cloth boards, gilt title, size 5" x 7", front board faded, spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, 2 small ink blots in margin of first plate. Inscription on front pastedown. c1860. £60.00

  85. Rowe (G), Cheltenham LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH From the Highest Tor. Tinted lithograph, Drawn, Printed & Published by G. Rowe. Size 8" 12", plus margins. A few light foxing spots in margin, one just inside engraved surface... together with... LINTON From the Valley of the East Lyn. Tinted lithograph size 8" x 11" plus margins. Shows two people on donkeys on a road running along the river valley. 2 items. c1845. £50.00

  86. Rowe (G), Pr. and Pub. VALLEY OF THE LYN From Mars Hill. Drawn by Mr. Rowe. Tinted lithograph on thick paper, size 8" x 11", plus margins. Margins grubby, small piece torn from one corner. c1845. £24.00
    A view looking upstream to bridge, houses on hillside.


  87. Shipwash MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT between Stephen Coham of Upcott in Shipwash, and Lewis Coham, his heir, and Abraham Barnfield of Mambery in the Chapelry of East Dutford, relative to the marriage of Lucretia Barnfield and Lewis Coham. 4 vellum sheets, size 27" x 31", 5 good wax seals. First sheet rather yellowed. 1744. £45.00
    Lists numerous lands and tenements, including a Farm called Coham, Coham Hole, Moorhouses, Jeffrey's Tenement, Hole Park, Robins Hays, Churdaine, in Black Torrington, and lands in the Manor of Bradford, including Mayne's tenement, Upcott.


  88. Shobrook Parish HIGHWAY WEEKLY ACCOUNT BOOK Two 4to volumes printed in columns over two pages headed 'Weekly Account of Money expended on the Highways of the Parish of Shobroke. Paper-covered boards, cloth spines, printed title on front boards. One book for March 1852 - March 1853, the other from March 1855 - March 1856. Columns for Day Labor, Laborers' Names, Team Work, Weekly Total, etc. Sparse entries, although from Nov - March 1853 there was expenditure every week, including laying pipes, stone breaking at various named places 'Stone drawn from Trew Quarry & Landed at Nomansland'... etc. A Charles Vinecombe was employed fairly regularly. At the back of the earlier book is pasted a printed 'General Statement', with ms inserts, folded, and in the back of the later one a printed Schedule, folded, stating state of roads, bridges, what materials used, state of hedges etc. 1852-56. £70.00

  89. Sidmouth PROBATE Certificate granting administration of the goods of Joan Fling, deceased, of Sidmouth, to her sister Hester Bird. Folio sheet folded in half and written on one side, large impressed seal of Archdeaconry of Exeter. signed by Robert Wright, Surrogate. 1768. £16.00

  90. South Devon Railway Company AN ACT to confer further Powers on the South Devon Railway Company for the Acquisition of Land and Construction of Works.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1866. £12.00

  91. 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

  92. Spreat (W) ALPHINGTON CHURCH AND FENITON CHURCH Two views on one sheet. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. C. Hulmandel's Patent. Size of each view 4" x 6", plus margins. c1842. £18.00

  93. Spreat (W) CADBURY CHURCH. Sketched and Drawn on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 5" x 8", on India paper, large margins. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £22.00
    Shows a woman, holding a basket walking along a path towards the church in the foreground.


  94. Spreat (W) CULLOMPTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 10" x 7", plus margins, on India paper. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £20.00
    Shows groups of people by the church wall.


  95. Spreat (W) EGGESFORD CHURCH. Sketched and Drawn on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper, large margins, margins slightly spotty. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £22.00
    Shows the church surrounded by trees with part of a ruined (?) wall in the foreground.


  96. Spreat (W) KENTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £22.00
    There is a group on the path, adjacent to the boundary wall of the church, i the foreground, and 2 women further along the path.


  97. Spreat (W) LITTLE HEMPSTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper, large margins. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £24.00
    In the bottom lower corner are 2 men holding scythes one of whom is sharpening his.


  98. Tavistock PLAN OF PART OF TAVISTOCK Part only of a larger plan. Lithographed plan, size 36" x 30", plus wide margins. Border all round. Covers the western part of the town, covering Watts Road, Old Workhouse Cottages, Fitzford Church, Gas Works, British Schools, Cattle Market Inn, West Bridge Cottages. Houses numbered. Scale bar, scale 96ft. to 1 inch, large compass rose. Foxing spots in parts, dusty at bottom of map, tear 12" into map from bottom edge of paper, just reaching into engraving at river, with some shorter tears going off right and left from this tear. Tears repaired on the front with document tape. c1870? £65.00
    Although there is a border all round this is one sheet only of a plan that was no doubt in at least two sheets.


  99. Tavistock, Dunterton, Morwellham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map, covering large area from Calstock in the south, Stoke Climsland in the west, Coryton in the north, Standon Down in the east. Size 60" x 60". Linen-backed and folding into 4to morocco boards, marbled endpapers, spine chipped at top. Areas of around Tavistock, around Gunoak Wood and Wareham Wood and Endsleigh, around Latchley, Morwellham, Gulworthy, and a small area in Petertavy parish, shaded in different colours of wash. Two of the areas marked in large letters in blue crayon 'Sold in 1911'. c1902. £65.00
    Probably refers to the sale of the portions of the Bedford Estate in July 1911.


  100. Teign Valley Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further powers on the Teign Valley Railway Company for the construction of works... 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1878. £9.00

  101. Teign Valley Railway Company AN ACT for authorising the Teign Valley Railway Company to make an Extension of their Railway to the North Devon Railway at Crediton; and to raise further Moneys; and for authorising Agreements between them and other Railway Companies.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. stapled. 1875. £14.00

  102. Tormoham, Saint Mary Church and Cockington Gas AN ACT to incorporate a Company for manufacturing and supplying Gas within the Parishes of Tormoham (including the Town of Torquay), Saint Mary Church, and Cockington.... 8pp, disbound, pages loose, Act of Parliament. 1860. £10.00

  103. Totnes Debts AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town of Totnes.... and other Places.... 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1841. £14.00

  104. Totnes MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS of the Revd. Thomas White Windeatt late Pastor of the Congregational Church, Totnes, Devon. Notebook, titled as above on first page. 4to, full vellum boards, marbled endpapers. 162 pages of manuscript in a very clear neat hand (which becomes smaller as it continues), many blanks at end. Consists of 6 'Letters to a Christian Friend', various dates in 1802; 6 'Letters from a Minister to some young people of his congregation...', 'An address to young persons employed in silk, cotton and woollen manufactories' and various homilies based on specific texts. All signed 'Albus'. Windeatt wrote for ('The Christian Guardian')... together with... NOTEBOOK, 4to, marbled wraps, 64 pages written in a small hand, being a kind of spiritual diary, with some events such as births and deaths of his children, illness of his wife, recorded. The diary begins on January 1st 1804 and ends on July 15 1822, and although there is no owner's name it is obviously Thomas White Windeatt's as it names his children and his wife. 'Aug. 25th 1806. My dear Mary was brought to bed of a Boy whom on 20th Octr. we devoted to the Lord in baptism by the name of William Fabyan, he had been a weakly child from his birth... the Lord was pleased to take him to glory after a few days illness of a suffocation - this Day Nov 3 we buried him'. Much of the diary describes his 'wrestling' with God, and his melancholy and troubled state of mind 'when I look around me tis all gathering blackness'. He is disappointed to hear from the Bishop of Exeter that he will not be accepted for ordination in the Church of England. The diary ends with him about to journey to London 'I have neither a will nor a wish as to my future station...'... together with... NOTEBOOK OF COPY LETTERS to an un-named friend, dated Totnes, between 18 April 30 August, 1817. 37 pages of manuscript, plus many blanks at end, limp morocco wraps, 4to. Some slight discoloration on wraps. The letters give an account of his preaching, at Dartmouth, Teignmouth etc., thoughts on religious matters (he can't help thinking of God as a distant 'offended parent'). 3 items. 1802 - 1822. £160.00
    Thomas White Windeatt (1769 - 1827) came from a family of Nonconformists who were in the cloth trade. When his father died he became a Congregational Minister. According to his daughter (see the website of Sheila Windeatt) 'he was taken from us before we were of age, and we remained with our Uncle & Aunts'. It's possible that he had some kind of breakdown. His poem in Wright's 'West Country Poets' 'In Coelo Quies', echoes the accounts of the sleepless nights and painful soul-searching of the diary. Rumour had it that he was the person who destroyed 'Child's Tomb' on Dartmoor for building materials for his house at Fox Tor, but this does not seem to fit with the person portrayed in these writings.


  105. Totnes solicitor DIARIES of William F. Windeatt, Totnes, 1831 - 1860, in three volumes. Comprises: (i) 'The Law and Commercial Daily Remembrancer for 1831.' 8vo, decorative boards, calf spine, rubbed. 138pp., of information, lists etc. followed by diary with entries for less than half the days. Refers to social engagements, his appointments and work as a solicitor, committee meetings, letting 'Druid', etc. Includes notes of 'Reform' meetings 'attended at the Vestry a Meeting of the inhabitants to Petition in favour of Lord Jn. Russell's reform Meeting and also a Meetg. preparatory to calling a genl. meetg. of the South Hams in favour of it.' (ii) Memorandum Book with printed pages 'Business to be Transacted in the Week'. Size 10" x 6", marbled boards, half calf. Pages interleaved with blotting paper. 19th Dec. - May 1858. Each page with entries, mostly full pages, 141p, in an untidy hand. Records meetings (for example 'The Religious Liberation Society', 'Dart Navigation Meeting', work done, visiting preachers at the Chapel, funerals, etc. (iii) 4to notebook with plain paper, marbled boards, half calf. Entries from May 24th 1858 to Nov. 19th 1859. Notes events in town, local politics, work, family visits and excursions ('We all includg. servt. went by the Pilot Stamer round the Start Point - came back to Slapton Sands & dined on the sands...'), church etc. For example he visits his sister at 'Druid' and 'Went to Union Mine in which my wife has an interest as pt. owner of the Estate which was her fathers', 'Went to Kingsbridge Meeting of the Govs. of the K. Grammar School. The old assist. Master was chosen - I thought a bad appointment.' 3 items. 1831-1860. £110.00


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    Dorset


  106. Bournemouth THREE SALE PARTICULARS of properties in Talbot Woods, comprising 'Amat', 4 East Avenue, 6pp, 4to; 'Chalumna' 7 Dunbar Road, 8pp., 4to, 'Pine Ridge', Glenferness Avenue, 9pp., 4to, 2 photos. in text, crease in front wrap. All three have a real photo on front wrap. 1936-1948. 3 items, 1936-55. £17.00

  107. Dorsetshire CHRISTOPHER SPURRIER ESQUIRE SHERIFF of the Said County by Richard Weston Parr Esq. His Attorney Accounting for the Issues of His Office from the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel.... viz. for the space of one whole year Rendereth an Account of the feefarms, farms, seizures and other debts underwritten.... Vellum roll on several membranes sewn together, size 111" x 12". Comprises 'Parcels of the Pipe', 'Greenwax', and at the end, Sheriff's expenses for allowances to Justices of the Peace, lodgings for Judges, etc. Signed at the end as examined by H. Ware, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe. 1826. £130.00
    Pipe rolls listed accounts rendered by the Sheriff to the Exchequer, detailing Crown Revenue from farm rents etc. Under 'Pipe' are listed 32 entries, including rents within the Hundreds of Lusborough, Houndsborough, Winfreth, Puddletown, George, Culliford Street, 'Of the Burgesses of Lyme Regis for a Water Mill', 'Of the Mayor and Burgesses of Lyme Regis for the feefarm of their Town', 'Of the Mayor Burgesses and Corporation of Corfe Castle', 'Of William Raynham for the farm of Bridport Mill', etc.


  108. Poole Harbour ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Large Sheet Series. Sheet 144. Scale 1" to a Mile. White cloth wraps with coat of arms. The water of Poole Harbour has been neatly coloured in pale mauve wash, and the islands in brown. 1912. £10.00

  109. Symondsbury ASSIGNMENT between Samuel Coade of Lyme Regis and George Follett of Exeter of a messuage in Symondsbury and closes of land called Easthay, Westhay and Vears. Vellum, size 24" x 33", 9 wax seals. Vellum spotted from damp but perfectly legible. 1792. £12.00

  110. Wambrook RELEASE in fee of several pieces of Ground in Wambrook allotted in respect of his Estates, John Beviss of Wambrook to Thomas Lawrence of Chard. Two vellum sheets, vellum slightly browned, size 17" x 28", wax seals. Refers to allotments of Common ground of Wambrook under the Enclosure Act. Lists the plots by number according to the enclosure plan, and the tenements such as White's, Brown's, Warren's, Darby's, etc. qualifying Beviss for them. Loosely inserted is a lease for a year relating to the same transaction. 1809. £20.00

  111. Wareham and Purbeck Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing and improving several Roads leading from the Market Cross in the Town of Wareham, and in Purbeck.... 10pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1830. £14.00

  112. 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. £18.00

  113. Wimborne TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by John Force, at The Crown Inn, , in Wimborne... 23rd of September 1808, precisely at 5 o'clock.... the Following Premises.... Handbill, size 10" x 7", listing 5 Lots, with acreage and quality, at Leigh, Bothenwood, and Cowgrove. Slight vertical crease. Moore, Printer, Poole. 1808. £38.00

  114. Wool Bridge to Dorchester Road AN ACT for repairing the Road from Wool Bridge to the Borough of Dorchester.... 6pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1830. £12.00


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  115. 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. £110.00 -- 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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  116. Felsted PROBATE of the will of Bethiah Hurrell late of Felsted, Widow. 29th Nov. 1793. Probate copy of will on vellum, size 22" x 27", certificate of administration in manuscript attached, papered seal of Archdeaconry of Middlesex. Leaves to her son her farm at Felsted which she holds under Sir James Tylney, her silver cup and brewing copper. 1793. £18.00

  117. Hicks family, Stansted Mount Fitchet QUAKER BIRTH CERTIFICATE for Charles Hicks, son of Charles Hicks of Stansted Mount Fitchett, Farmer, and Sarah his wife, at Bentfield Place. Printed on vellum, with manuscript inserts. 1841... together with... similar certificate for birth of Sarah Smith, daughter of Joseph Smith, Farmer and Sarah his wife, of Stebbing. 1797. Ink slightly rubbed in places on both certificates... together with death certificates for Sarah, 1890, and Charles, 1886 (they were married)... together with... Letter from Charles Hicks at Felsted to Elizabeth Hurrell of Felsted Common, 9mo. 29, 1795. 18 lines, in a small hand, 1p., 4to. Says he hopes to see her on Sunday 'when I shall be happily regaled again with thy lovely presence and hope may add thy amiable disposition....' 1795-1890. £25.00

  118. Oliver (John) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX By a New Survey... being the largest County ever yet done. Reduced facsimile of the map of 1696. Colour printed, size 17" x 23", plus margins. 1" tear top left, repaired on verso. Published by Essex Record Office. 1947. £28.00

  119. Purleigh, Althorne, Bridgemarsh Island ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. A few small fields shaded. Second Edition 1897. £18.00

    TWO FARM ACCOUNT BOOKS

  120. Saling SALING FARMS 10Mo. 1836. Farm account book so titled on front board. October 1836 - June 1845. Vellum bound, size 8" x 7", 265 pages in a neat hand, all full of entries. A few ink stains on front board. Consists of payment for wages, with name of worker and number of days worked, often with type of work, e.g. 'turning clamp', 'mowing clover' '24 acres drilling', '2 thousand docks at 6d', 'J. Wright half year destroying rats'. Notes journeys to Bardfield, Stortford, Chelmsford. At the back are some specific accounts for 'Weate' 'Barley etc., with mention of various mills... together with... ELMS FARM 1832. Tall narrow folio, vellum bound, 240 pages of entries, written in a large careful hand. Name 'Joseph Smith Jr.' on flyleaf. Comprises debit and credit accounts from 1 mo. 1832 to 12 mo. 1836, with expenditure on rent, labour, beasts, carriage, beer at harvest, 'food consumed at men's supper', 'repairing and cleaning the waggon harness', etc. Notes income from sale of geese, chickens '5 pigs to London'. The valuation of Elms Farm implements he estimates at £517.5s.3d., and notes money borrowed from his parents (£1,000). 2 items. 1832-45. £280.00
    The Smiths were a prominent Quaker farming family in the area.


  121. Yeldham Estates AN ACT for discharging the Estates of John Yeldham Esquire from certain Demands of the Crown, upon the Conditions therein mentioned. Cover leaf + pages numbered 983-986, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1797. £12.00
    John Yeldham had lived at 'Sailing Grove'.



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  122. Alvington LEASE FOR A YEAR of a cottage, an acre of land, wood ground by the name of Roughett, in Alvington. Attested copy on single large sheet, folio, plus cover leaf with docket title. James Parsons and Ann and Mary Davis to George Williams. 1805. £14.00

  123. Bourton on the Hill Road AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from Chappel on the Heath, in the County of Oxon, to the Quarry above Bourton on the Hill, in the County of Gloucester. Black Letter. Cover leaf + 20pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1731. £15.00

  124. Bourton on the Water PRIME TIMBER for Sale by Auction.... at the New Inn on Monday March 7th 1887, at the New Inn.... 50 very fine Oak, 24 Elm, 44 Ash, and 55 Pollards, standing on Haines' Farm. 3 page catalogue printed in blue on card, describing 33 lots. Crease where it has been folded horizontally. Stow, 1887. £12.00

  125. Coleford ASSIGNMENT AND RELEASE of a Mortgage Term of 1000 years, Richard James of Coleford, yeoman and John Rosser of Coleford, Stonecutter, to Messrs. Marklove and Hicks, relating to six acres in Coleford known as Lower Long Leazes. 2 large vellum sheets, slightly yellowed, 5 wax seals. Lease for a year on paper loosely inserted. 1809. £16.00

  126. Coleford LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement called Poolway in Coleford, with lands once part of Pool field, closes called Oak Piece, Ferney Leazes, Ann Collins of Ross and Robert Yarworth of Coleford to Mary Collins of Monmouth. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1803. £15.00

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

  128. Kingswood collieries SECTION BETWEEN POTTER AND JAY'S PIT Kingswood. In black ink on buff tracing paper. Size 19" x 28", pasted (probably at a later date) on to a large sheet. The section is 18" x 16", Horizontal Scale 11 yds to an inch, Vertical Scale 30ft to an inch. Shows Great, Primrose, Toad and Drudge Veins, Potter's Pit, levl branch to old Upcast Pit, Jay's Pit, Communication. To the left of this is a plan 'Kingswood Coll's. Whittuck & Newman.' showing water level, deep workings, water courses, old workings, Jay's and Potter's Pits, Tun Pit, Great Vein. The tracing paper is badly chipped, and has obviously been pasted down in an attempt to preserve it. There are pieces of the tracing paper missing, but most of the small pieces missing are in blank areas and there are only four or five areas where a word or a line is affected. n.d. c1890? £40.00

  129. Kip (J) HENBURY The Seat of Mr John Sampson. Fine copper engraving, size of view 13" x 17", plus margins. Slight trace of central fold. Shows the house with formal gardens, the church and vicarage on the left, a square pond with ducks on right, the road on the right with other large houses, carriage. Ships on the channel and the Welsh coast in the distance, the gorge and stream at Blaise on the left. J. Kip Deli et Sculp. (1719). £95.00
    A very good strong dark impression.


  130. Longford LEASE FOR A YEAR of a cottage in the hamlet of Longford together with two newly-erected cottages now in the occupation of John Cam and Charles Wells, James Nicholls, Tailor, to Thomas Aubrey, yeoman. Vellum, 18" x 25". Wax seal. 1838. £12.00

  131. Ruardean LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement in Ruardean now in the occupation of Richard Knight, together with a parcel of land whereon a Pig's Cot formerly stood, Winney Terrett of Bath to George Robins of Nanty-glo in Monmouth, Innholder. Vellum, size 17" x 23". Wax seal. 1824. £15.00

  132. Slimbridge FEOFFMENT of a ridge of arable land called South Furlong in Slimbridge, Thomas Stratford of Horsley, to John Jeffreys of Slimbridge. Vellum, size 13" x 23", fine engraved heading with coat of arms. Signed with wax seal. Vellum slightly spotty. 1724. £20.00
    Gives names of occupiers of adjoining lands.


  133. Westcote and Nether Westcote Estates AN ACT for vesting a certain Settled Estate of Ann Sylvester and others, in Westcott over Westcott.... in Trustees, to be sold for paying of Incumbrances thereon, and for purchasing other Estates.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £15.00

    SOCIETY OF TRADESMEN

  134. Wickwar CONVEYANCE by Appointment and Release of Lands at Wickwar, Arthur Hockley of Wickwar, William Jones, Labourer, master, and Thomas Watts, Labourer and others, Stewards of a Society of Tradesmen formerly meeting at the Kings Arms in Wickwar and now meeting at the house of John Chandler known as the New Inn, Revd. Thomas Jones and others to Joseph Plaister, shopkeeper, of Wickwar. 3 vellum sheets, some browning and rubbing, outside dusty, signed by 48 parties, with small wax seals, on the last sheet, some with their marks, and again on the back of one sheet, without seals, acknowledging receipt of £250 paid by Plaister. 1819. £38.00
    The names of the parties are given in the body of the deed, all with occupations, including farrier, pargeter, woolstribbler, woolcomber, mason. The majority are listed as labourers. Parishes they come from include Tortworth, Yate, Hawkesbury, Cromhall.



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  135. Boldre MORTGAGE of a cottage at Boldre, Michael Phillips of Pilley Bailey, Boldre, Labourer, to Michael Pike of Lob Farm, Beaulieu, farmer. 3p., folio, 2 small wax seals. 1864. £10.00

  136. King's Somborne THE RESIDENTIAL, SPORTING AND AGRICULTURAL ESTATE known as Furze Down comprising a Modern Residence... Hoplands Farm, Forest of Bere Farm, Glebe Farm, 7 Cottages... in all 2,322 Acres... To be Offered for Sale by Auction... 30th November, 1937... 26pp., 13" x 9", stiff wraps with key plan on front wrap, large folding plan in pocket at rear, 4 photographic views on two plates. Wraps slightly dusty, number in ink on front wrap. 1937. £25.00

  137. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Will Sell by Auction Furniture and other effects.... a Parisian Phaeton... a Capital Dog Cart.... Size 30" x 20". 1898. £15.00

  138. Sutton Manor, Sutton Scotney ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, CONDITIONS OF SALE AND PLAN of the well-known Residential, Agricultural & Sporting Property comprising medium-sized country residence... six corn, dairy and stock-raising farms, first-rate partridge and pheasant shooting, three-quarters of a mile of single bank fishing... Village Properties and Cottages... in all about 2760 Acres... James Harris & Son are instructed to submit for Sale by Auction... July 24th, 1933. 28pp., size 14" x 9", photographic frontispiece and two other photographic plates, two folding plans in pocket at rear. 1933. £36.00

  139. Tichborne, North End ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLII.13. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36" Some fields outlined in colour with notes as to cultivation, area of trees planted added in pencil. Edition of 1909. £10.00


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  140. Buntingford AUCTION SALE PARTICULAR of the Attractive Country Residence of Queen Anne and Georgian Architecture known as Coleshill House, Westmill, near Buntingford... for sale by Auction... 8th May, 1935. 8pp., plus two photographic plates, folding plan at rear. Stiff wraps, with tipped-on photograph, edges of wraps dusty. 1935. £18.00

  141. Great and Little Munden EXTRACT FROM CONFIRMED INCLOSURE AWARD of John Nockolds, Land Surveyor. 2p., folio, in MS, relating to Great Souls field Common, Fellowsfield Common, various private carriage roads etc. With schedule. Plain wraps, folded.... together with.... PLAN on tracing paper, scale 3 chains to an inch, 'traced from Inclosure Map', showing various Great Souls field, etc. 1853. £22.00

  142. Hitchin FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Attractive Small Residential Property Codicote Lodge, Hitchin, covering in all an area of approximately 80 acres. 10pp., 4to, stiff wraps, 4 photographs in text, and photo on front wrap. 1938. £15.00


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  143. Ashford, Brook ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXV N.W. etc. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps, light browning of linen along one fold, with some slight discoloration of section edges. 1908. £17.00

  144. Ashford, Hythe AN ACT for more effectually repairing and otherwise improving the Road from the Post Road near Farversham, by Bacon's Water, through Ashford, to Hythe... 10pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes brief Schedule, with occupiers. 1831. £8.00

  145. Deptford MORTGAGE for 1000 years of two messuages and a Dye house situate opposite the end of High Street in the parish of St. Paul, James Noble to George Shove Jnr. Large vellum sheet, later indenture on verso. 1826. £15.00

  146. East Greenwich AN ACT to enable the Parishioners of the parish of East Greenwich... to deposit Corpse in the Vaults or Arches under the Church in the said Parish, and to ascertain the Fees that shall be paid for the same. 4pp., small folio, plus cover leaf. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1752. £14.00

  147. Folkestone AN ACT for extending the Term and amending the Provisions of the Acts relating to the Folkestone to Barham Downs Turnpike Road... 7pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1862. £8.00

  148. Lewisham AN ACT for rebuilding the Church of the parish of Lewisham... 16pp., plus cover leaf. Small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1774. £14.00

  149. Sevenoaks Free School AN ACT to vest the Ground, Wharf and Key called Wooll Key in the Parish of All Saints Barking... with the Buildings and Warehouses... in Trustees... subject to an Agreement... with the Wardens and Assistants of the Free School in Sevenoaks... 6pp., small folio, cover leaf. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1722. £17.00

  150. Tenterden and Rolvenden PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Freehold House in High Street, Tenterden, and Several Cottages in Tenterden and Rolvenden... for sale by Auction... Oct. 28th, 1870... 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1870. £18.00

  151. Woolwich AN ACT to enable Sir Thomas Maryon Wilson Baronet to grant the Site of a Church for 'The District of St. Thomas, Woolwich'... 14pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1807. £8.00


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  152. Blackburn THE ELECTRIC LIGHTING ACT, 1882. Whereas the Town Council of the Borough... have applied to the Local Government Board for sanction to borrow money for purposes of Electrical Lighting... Notice is given that Arnold Taylor, Inspector appointed to hold the said Inquiry, will attend... at the Town Hall... Poster, the word 'Blackburn' in large heavy type-face, size 18" x 11". 1894. £12.00

  153. Blackburn THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 1875. Whereas the Town Council of the Borough... have applied to the Local Government Board for sanction to borrow money for purposes of Street Improvement... Notice is given that Col. C.H. Luard, Inspector appointed to hold the said Inquiry, will attend... at the Town Hall... Poster, the word 'Blackburn' in large heavy type-face, size 18" x 11". 1899. £10.00

  154. Emmnott (Alfred), Liberal M.P. LETTER to Col. Montgomery, dated Spring Bank, Oldham, 17th Jan. '06. 1p., sm. 8vo, plus blank conjoint leaf. Thanks him for his congratulations and says he hopes 'we have killed the Chamberlain quackery'. 1906. £14.00
    Emnott was M.P. for Oldham, and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons.


  155. Farnworth FARNWORTH CHURCH, LANCASHIRE. S.E. watercolour, titled in bottom margin, in ink and grey tones, showing church surrounded by low wall, small gate in foreground. Ruled border, margins trimmed. Size 6" x 7". c1820. £18.00

  156. Liverpool Docks THE DOCK SURVEYORS REPORT TO THE DOCK COMMITTEE on the General State and Progress of the Dock Works, and of the Expenditure in Their Department, For the Year Ending 24th June, 1856. Title page, 3p., summarising progress on works, for example deepening of Queen's Dock, completion of warehouses, followed by 2p. listing Expenditure, 6p of Repairs (to individual docks, lightships, lighthouses, cranes, slips etc.), ending with sums for 'Stock on Hand'... together with... Similar reports, yearly up to and including 1868. Each report with title page, separately paginated. The 1858 report has a section at the end on Birkenhead Docks, and then from 1861 there are separate reports for Birkenhead Docks. There are 24 reports in all, each report being from 11 - 22pp in length. There are some amendments in ink and pencil, additional sums are added, and corrections made, for example in the stock listing for 'Iron' at June 1859 there is a note 'error at Dock Yard. Should be £12859-1-5d.' One of the reports has the word 'Proof' in manuscript on the title page. The whole bound together in roan covered boards, marbled endpapers, lacks spine, 'Engineer's Reports. 1856 to 1868' in gilt on front board. A section of a few pages at the end has come loose, some foxing spots in earlier reports. Liverpool: Geo. M'Corquodale & Co., Printers, Castle Street. 1856-1868. £250.00
    'June 1868. Observatory, Bidston Hill - A Signal Gun with suitable Hut & Clock has been placed on Morpeth Pier, and correct time daily transmitted to it from the Observatory by means of an Electric Wire...'


  157. Manchester Bishopric AN ACT for establishing the Bishopric of Manchester, and amending certain Acts relating to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England. 3pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1847. £10.00

  158. Port of Liverpool AN ACT for allowing the Sale of certain East India Prize Goods in the Port of Liverpool. 2pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1803. £8.00

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


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  160. Bedford Level AN ACT for laying an additional Tax upon the Lands within the North Level, Part of the Great Level of the Fens called Bedford Level, and on Portsand, otherwise Great Portsand, in the County of Lincoln, for the further Support and Preservation of the principal Banks and Works of the said North Level. Cover leaf + pages numbered 1123-1136, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £14.00

  161. Black Bank Farm, Messingham PARTICULARS OF "BLACK BANK FARM" Extending to 118 acres 1 rood 32 perches with Farmhouse and Buildings. For Sale by Auction at the Angel Hotel, Brigg, On Thursday, July 15th, 1948. Coloured folding plan in pocket at rear, 4pp, sm 4to, original printed wraps. 1948. £12.00


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  162. Bloomsbury AN HYMN to be Sung by the Charity-Children of St. Giles in the Fields and St. George Bloomsbury at Bloomsbury Church, On Sunday, December the 14th, 1800: When a Sermon will be Preached... By the Reverend Samuel Glasse.... In Behalf of the Said Charity.... Small folio sheet, printed on one side only, heading in a variety of type-faces, hymn in four verses, and beneath that a description of the work of the Charity in 36 lines, giving the numbers apprenticed, in the Sea-Service, etc. Printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincoln's-Inn Fields. 1800. £40.00

  163. Bloomsbury AN HYMN to be Sung by the Charity-Children of St. Giles in the Fields, and St. George, Bloomsbury, Sunday December the 13th, 1795: When a Sermon will be Preached in the Morning, by the Rev. Dr. Glass... Small folio sheet, printed on one side only, traces of folds, some dustmarking in bottom left corner. Four verses, followed by an account of the Charity's work, in 37 lines, with numbers of children apprenticed, etc. 1785. £38.00
    'Any Lady or Gentleman subscribing One Guinea Annually is entitled to recommend One Child....'


  164. Bloomsbury AN HYMN to be Sung by the Charity-Children of St. Giles in the Fields, and St. George, Bloomsbury, at St. George's Church On Sunday December the 9th, 1781: When Three Sermons will be Preached, That in the Morning by His Grace the Lord Archbishop of York... Single folio sheet, printed on one side only, folds, three small marginal tears repaired on verso, some small snags at bottom edge. Some slight fading of print at bottom corner. Edges slightly dusty. A Hymn in four verses, followed by an account of the Charity in 37 lines, including numbers apprenticed, etc. 1781. £38.00

  165. City of London Comptroller ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT Vellum document, 28" x 23", for transferring the appointment as Comptroller of The Chamber of the City of London from Dutton Seaman to his son. Rather creased, two small portions nibbled at edges not affecting writing. Lacks one wax seal. 1759. £24.00

  166. City of London Election THE SLIDING SCALE Huzza! Slip the Tories down the Scale and up with the Liberal Candidates - Wood, Crawford, Pattison & Russell. Political broadside in the form of a song in four verses. Printed on one side only, size 13" x 5", horizontal fold. Small marginal tear at fold, repaired on verso. Together with a small newspaper clipping 'Sir Sliding Scale'. Chambers, Printer, Leathersellers' Buildings, London Wall. c1841. £24.00
    Attacks the Peel administration ('Bobby Peel') who 'screw'd the people down, and laid the taxes on'. They introduced the 'sliding scale' in relation to the Corn Laws. Refers to 'four of the seet, who in vain may try/In the City to get, and to put Reformers by'.


  167. Cornhill QUAKER BIRTH CERTIFICATE for the birth of a son, John, to Edward Weston Phillips and Mary his wife, at Corbet Court, Gracechurch Street, in the Parish of St. Peter's Cornhill so Called. 10 printed lines on vellum, size 5" x 7", details in manuscript. Vellum spotty in margins. 1779. £36.00

  168. Hackney Coachmen AN ACT for repealing the Rates and Fares taken by licensed Hackney Coachmen.... 4pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1800. £10.00

  169. Harlesden COUNTERPART LEASE of No. 6 Springwell Avenue Harlesdon. Large vellum sheet, printed with manuscript inserts. R.P. Wright Esq. Small coloured sketch plan in text. 1901. £10.00

  170. Lisson Grove IN MEMORIAM Her Majesty Queen Victoria... the Longest Reign in English History.... From Spencer, Turner & Boldero Ltd., Lisson Grove, London N.W. Memorial Card, with photographic portrait of the Queen, cabinet photo size, on thin card, with purple border. 1901. £8.00
    Spenceer, Turner & Boldero were drapers, later a department store, in Lisson Grove.


  171. Maple & Company Ltd. 12pp., oblong 8vo, card wraps with gilt leaf on front wrap, full page black and white illustration on each page, with brief description. Staples rusty. 1920. £8.00

  172. Mill Hill PROBATE of Elizabeth Edwards, of Mill Hill, Hendon. Vellum, size 17" x 18", with printed certificate attached, large papered seal. 1859. £14.00
    Expresses her wish to be buried in the Chapel Yard of the Dissenters' Chapel at Whetstone.


  173. Oilman, Bow ACCOUNT BOOK of R.W. Sherram, oilman, 146 Bow Road, E., 1870-1887. 4to account book, full reversed calf, calf partly split down part of joint. 120 double page spreads, plus some blanks. Begins with 20 pages of 'Stock taken Sept. 21st, 1870.' including items such as brushes, blacking sealing wax, capers, ginger, five types of pepper, turpentine, etc. Continues with yearly inventories of his property 'not including my Stock in Trade as Oilman, Fixtures, Furniture....' with extensive lists of his many stocks and shares, building society investments, railway stocks, two building plots at Cambridge Park Estate, Epping, etc. Ink slightly faded in parts but legible. 1870-1887. £55.00

  174. Philips' CYCLISTS' MAP of The County of Middlesex. Linen-backed, folding into small 8vo. red linen wraps. Some foxing spots at edge of map. c1912. £8.00

  175. Post Office Directory PLAN OF LONDON Drawn & Engraved Expressly for the Post Office Directory 1915. Scale 4 Inches to 1 Mile. Plan printed in black, blue and green, size 27" x 31". Folded, linen-backed. Taken from the Post Office Directory. 1915. £28.00
    Extends from Finsbury Park to North Brixton, Kensal Rise to East India Dock.


  176. 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

  177. Saint James Westminster AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to appropriate to Building Purposes the Area of Darby Court, in the Parish of Saint James Westminster. 3pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1845. £10.00

  178. Saint Martin's ASSIGNMENT of The 'St. Martin' Public House, Duke St., Adelphi, Henry Alexander and the Lion Brewery Company to Thomas Smurthwaite of The Grapes public house Fitzroy Square. Vellum, size 22" x 28", 2 wax seals and a fine large red paper seal on a tag of the Lion Brewery Company. 1873. £14.00

  179. Simms family GENEALOGY listing the descendants of John and Ann Thresher Simms of London 1761 - 1887. Long vellum sheet, size 3" x 22", listing their children (with spouses) and their grandchildren. Date of birth in column on left, date of death on right. The record would appear to have been written out in the second decade of the 19th century, and then copied - there is a note on the back in the same hand 'Jane Brightwen copied 9 mo. 1840.' Some dates of death have been filled in much later... together with... QUAKER BIRTH CERTIFICATE for the birth on 7th July 1762 in Clerkenwell Close in the Parish of St. James Clerkenwell, of Mary, daughter of John Sims and Ann his Wife. Nine lines printed on vellum, size 5" x 7", with details added in manuscript. Signed by three women witnesses, including the Midwife. Mary's birth is noted in the genealogy above. 1840. £70.00
    Genealogy includes Kenway, Oxley, Brightwen, Ollive, Phipps, families


  180. Smith (W.H) & Sons RAILWAY MAP OF LONDON And Its Environs. Colour printed map, size 24" x 31", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 8vo boards with printed label, edges of label chipped, cloth faded. Surface slightly dusty in some parts at top left. n.d. 1880. £35.00
    Shows above ground and underground railways, railways for which Acts have been granted, tramways. Circles show miles from St. Pauls, Parliamentary Boundaries coloured.


  181. Southwark QUAKER BIRTH CERTIFICATE for the birth of a daughter, Ann, to Joseph Hooper, Surgeon & Apothecary, and his wife Rachel, at Tooley Street in the Parish called St. Olave's, Southwark. 9 printed lines on vellum size 7" x 8", details in manuscript, signed by witnesses who were present (three women), and Joseph. 1777. £36.00

  182. St. John's Wood LEASE of house and premises on the north side of Belsize Road, the fifth House westwards of Albion Road, J. Standen, to John Morgan and John Henry Morgan, plasterers. Three large vellum sheets, wax seals. In the margin of the first sheet is an elevation of the three-storey house, and a plan, showing adjoining owners. 1852. £14.00
    The Morgans had recently built the house.


  183. St. Martin in the Fields AN HYMN to be Sung by the Charity-Children of St. Martin in the Fields, at their Parish Church, on Sunday the 20th of October, 1765. After the Evening Lecture to be preached by the Rev. Mr. Harrison. Sheet printed on one side only, 11" x 7", traces of folds, a few small foxing spots, some small repaired edge marginal tears. At the bottom under a decorative line is a brief description of the Charity School, in five lines. 1765. £50.00

  184. Stoke Newington RULES of the Stoke Newington Mutual Instruction Society. Eleven rules printed on one side of 4to sheet, blank conjoint leaf, folds. Heading in 'Gothic' type... together with... Handbill, small 8vo, advertising a lecture on 'Sound' at the Society, by George Binyon, January 1878. 2 items. c1870. £15.00
    The Society was for young people, and was to meet once a month.


  185. Thames Watermen AN ACT to explain and amend a Clause in An Act.... for making more effectual several Acts relating to Watermen, Wherrymen, and Lightermen, rowing on the River Thames so far as the same relates to Ferry-Boats and Flat-bottomed Boats. Cover leaf + pages numbered 611-612, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by the Assigns of His Majesty's Printer, 1731. £18.00

  186. University of London RECEPTION AND LUNCHEON by The Corporation of the City of London in Celebration of The Centenary of the University of London At Guildhall Wednesday 1st July 1936. 4to, 9 pages, printed on parchment-effect pages, fine illustration and title on front wrap showing city arms in red and black and two monochrome views, one from an lithograph showing the university 'about a century ago', with schoolboys from the College School at play, and a view by the architect of the buildings in the course of erection. Silk ribbon tie. 1936. £16.00

  187. Vanheems, Berners St. OUTFITS FOR THE CLERGY Revised List No. 133. Catalogue, 56pp., printed in red and black, size 7" x 4", gold wraps with arms of bishops. Illustrations of 'dignitary evening dress', 'army chaplain's mess dress', vergers' gowns', 'flags for church towers' etc. All with prices. n.d. c1910? £25.00

  188. Victoria Dock AN ACT for authorizing the Victoria (London) Dock Company to make a new Cut Eastward of their Dock, and to raise additional Capital..... 16pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1857. £10.00

  189. Wolfe & Hollander Ltd, Tottenham Court Road FURNITURE Catalogue. 88pp., wraps, oblong small folio. Fully illustrated, with measurements and prices of each item. A very light slightly pinkish discoloration affecting inner edge of most pages. A few pages at centre loose. 1930's. £25.00
    Includes upholstered suites, cabinets, dining room furniture, household linens, carpets and rugs, tea ware, Lloyd Loom.



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  190. British Railways (Western Region), Published by RACING AT CHEPSTOW Special Excursion Saturday, 12 May, to Chepstow. First Race 2.0 p.m. Poster, printed in black, brown and green, size 39" x 24". Headings in very large letters, horse and jockey, stand with spectators at top. Large time-table with trains from Highbridge, Weston, Bristol Temple Meads, Parson Street, and 12 other Bristol suburban stations, Pilning etc., to Chepstow, with fares. Many small creases in top right and bottom right, traces of folds. Paddington Station, W.2, April, 1962. £26.00

  191. Greenwood (C & H) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH from an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1829 & 1830 by C. & H. Greenwood, Most Respectfully Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the Country.... Fully hand-coloured engraved map, scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Size 36" x 35" plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen in one sheet, green silk tape edging. Folding into full calf slipcase in the form of a book, marbled sides. Morocco label on spine, label chipped. Surface of calf slightly rubbed. Fine calligraphic title top right, 'Explanation' bottom left, and fine large view of Tintern Abbey top left. 1830. £600.00

  192. 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

  193. Monmouth RELEASE IN FEE of two tenements with smith's forge adjoining in St. Marys Street, in the occupation of Edward Cowmeadow, Gunsmith, to John Bulbrick of Wonastow. Vellum, size 23" x 29", 4 armorial wax seals. 1740. £26.00


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  194. Alnwick TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION D. Busby, Auctioneer, At Mr. Busby's Room, Clayport Street... The Following Valuable Property, Belonging to Miss Forster of Bolton, Consisting of a large quantity of Silver Plate; a massive Gold Snuff Box... Chimney-piece Ornaments... nearly 500 Volumes of Books... Handbill, printed with headings in large type-face, size 7" x 9", folds. Graham, Printer, Alnwick, January 16th, 1836. £24.00

  195. Gosforth, Long Benton PLAN OF WIDE OPEN AND WEETSLADE FARMS in the Parish of Long-Benton, and East Brunton Farm in the Parish of Gosforth in the County of Northumberland, belonging to Charles John Brandling Esq. John Fryer, Surveyor. 1806. Manuscript plan on paper backed with linen. Size 32" x 26". Scale Eight Chains to an Inch. Large title, large compass rose top left. Shows roads, buildings, fields in outline, with name of field and acreage, areas of plantations shown with small trees. Fields outlined feintly with colour. Adjoining owners named. Gosforth House is at the centre of the plan. Schedule of farms bottom right. 10" tear in paper (but not in linen) reaching from top edge just reaching into drawn area. Very light splash mark at centre of plan. 1806. £110.00
    John Fryer is listed in Eden's 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors' as 'of Newcastle upon Tyne'.



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  196. Bridgnorth THE UPTON CRESSETT ESTATE about 4 miles from Bridgnorth in the Parishes of Upton Cressett, Morville, and Chetton... Nock, Deighton & Kirkby are favoured with instructions to sell by Aution.... 26th July, 1919. 18pp., folio, large coloured folding plan, mauve wraps very grubby, with some small edge tears. Staples rusty. 1919. £26.00
    Includes Criddon, New House, Hall, Stapeley, Meadowley, Lodge Farms, 2 small holdings, 144.336 Acres of Valuable Woodlands, Upton Cresssett Hall, cottages. Detailed schedules.


  197. Kidderminster PARTICULARS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Licensed Property... Known as The Roebuck Hotel situate in Oxford Street... July 3rd, 1913. 2pp., folio, plus page with fine photograph of the hotel, size 7" x 8", showing people outside, and a tram stopped just in front of the audience. Folded with docket title. 1913. £22.00


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  198. Banwell POSTCARD showing The Castle, Banwell. Coloured view, with cart and some children in front of the gateway. Used, with Banwell postmark. Together with a card showing West Street, Banwell, postmark Banwell '09, which has some slight rubbing of surface at right edge. 1909. £8.00

  199. Bath Improvements AN ACT for better paving, cleaning, lighting, watching, regulating and improving, the City of Bath... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1814. £18.00

  200. Bickham THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS Bickham ex. 1794. Copper engraving, size 13" x 22", the Cathedral taking up most of the paper, an array of figures in the foreground, large title along the bottom, 'Bickham ex. 1794' below border bottom right. Trimmed to just outside the border at top and sides. 1796. £95.00
    A striking bold print, and a good impression.


  201. Bishops Hull MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT on the marriage of William Ludlow of Bishops Hull, Gentleman and Elizabeth Chave of Uplowman, Devon. Vellum, size 26" x 30", large decorative heading. Signed by 4 parties with small wax seals. Small water-stain about 3" long, not affecting legibility. 1818. £26.00

  202. 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

  203. Bonnor (T), engraved by CLEVE ABBEY. Belonging to Sir James Langham. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £20.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  204. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by COURT HOUSE. The Seat of Matthew Brickdale Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  205. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by LONG ASHTON COURT. The Seat of Sir John Hugh Smyth. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1792. £20.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  206. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by SHAPWICK. The Seat of George Templer Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  207. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by SOUTH HILL. The Seat of John Strode Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1787. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  208. Chard ACCOUNT OF THE PERSONAL ESTATE of late Mr Edward Baker, died 19 Feb. 1820. Manuscript, 2p., folio. Lists sums due to him on mortgage (for people at Chard, Hatch, Wincanton), due on bond, money lent without security, leasehold estates at Overland, Sea Mills, Chard, House and Tan Yard at Broadway, etc. Total due amounted to nearly £16,000. 1820. £8.00

  209. Clive (Miss) and Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by SUTTON COURT. The Seat of Henry Strachey Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.


  210. Corfe PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Sporting and Residential Property known as Hayne, Corfe, Comprising a Stone Built Tudor House... rich grassland, sporting woodland... 2 building sites... in all about 166 acres... for Sale by Auction, July 14th, 1937... 10pp., small folio, stiff wraps with photo on front wrap, four photographic views on two plates, folding plan at rear. Edges of front wrap dust-stained, number written in ink on front wrap. 1937. £18.00

  211. Creech St. Michael CONVEYANCE by Henry Trowde of West Buckland, yeoman, to John Acastle of West Monckton, yeoman, of a tenement in 'Michael Creech' late in the occupation of Robert Shoobrooke, a cottage, and another messuage with half an acre of land adjoining. 58 lines on vellum, size 16" x 26", tag, lacking wax seal on tag, ink slightly rubbed at places at folds, vellum slightly darkened. 1649. £38.00

  212. Durley FINAL AGREEMENT in the Court of the Common Bench, between Hugh Halswell and David Seier and others acknowledging Halswell's right to one messuage one cottage on garden in Durley. In English, vellum, size 5" x 15", folds. 1658. £24.00

  213. Evercreech & East Pennard FREEHOLD HOUSES AND LANDS FOR SALE to be Sold by Auction by Mr. E.T. Percy, on Friday the 26th Day of August, 1847, at the George Inn, in Evercreech. Handbill size approx. 13" x 8", folded, small split at one fold. Describes 10 lots, naming tenants, and owners of adjoining lands. 1847. £20.00
    Includes lands at East Pennard known as Crabtree Close and Elbow Corner, and rights of Common on Southwood Common.


  214. Ford (T), delin. and Toms, sculpt. WELLS CATHEDRAL To the Revd. Matthew Brailsford DD & Dean of Wells this Prospect is humbly inscrib'd by Revd. Sr. Your Most Obedient humble Servant T. Smith. Exceptionally fine large copper engraved view, size 19" x 23", with the cathedral in great detail, from the west front. The statues on the front are shown in detail. Roadway at the left with horsemen and carriage, and arch over the road. A procession of divines approaching the cathedral, various figures on the paths around the building. Bottom left is a ground plan of the cathedral, with two putti, one with compasses, the other with a telescope. Top right are two more flying putti holding the arms of the bishop, and on the left two others holding an image of St. Andrew. Three lines of historical text below the bottom border. c1720. £110.00

  215. Godfrey (D) THE BEAUFORT MARCH Dedicated by Permission To His Grace The Duke of Beaufort &c, Composed for, and presented to The Ladies Committee & to Jonathan Gray Esq. as Honr. Director of The Fancy Fair, Held at Bath June 7th, 8th & 9th in aid of the Funds for the Soldiers Wives & Children, by D. Godrey. Sheet music, 4 pages, plus wraps. Small folio, very fine chromolithographed cover with picture of flags, drums, cannon balls etc. in gold and bright colours, taking up most of the front wrap. Johnson & Bessant, Chromo Lith., 2 Tudor Place, Tottm. Ct. R. n.d. c1860. £18.00

  216. Hillfarrance ASSIGNMENT of tenement at Redbridge in Hillfarrance, James Jarman, Thatcher, to Daniel Nitherton, husbandman. Vellum, 20" x 30", 3 wax seals. Ink faded but legible. 1717. £26.00

  217. Hillfarrance ASSIGNMENT of a dwelling house and pasture ground at Redbridge, James Jarman, thatcher, Hannah Wood, of Bishops Lydiard, his sister, and others, to Daniel Litherton. Vellum, size 19" x 28", wax seals. Signatures faded. Ink of text slightly faded but legible. 1717. £18.00

  218. Ilminster CERTIFICATE OF THE CONTRACT For the Redemption of Land Tax, referring to 'Browns' Silver St., and five cottages in East St. known as 'Porters'. Folio, folded, printed with coat of arms, signed by Commissioners, details in MS. Sewn to corner are 2 smaller forms, with schedule listing occupiers, etc. Two small holes where folds meet. 1837. £16.00

  219. Ilminster COPY CONVEYANCE of 'The Bell Inn' in Ilminster, R. Allen and Revd. J. Coles to George Richards. 7pp folio, folded. Tear in margin of first leaf. 1871. £10.00

  220. Ilminster PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, of the Dwelling-Houses, Lands & Cottages, Situate in the Parish of Ilminster.... Which will be Offered for Sale by Auction by Mr. Morris, at the "George Inn," in Ilminster, On Friday, the 30th day of June, 1871. Folio, folded, 3pp. 1871. £18.00
    Included houses in Ditton St., a close of land called 'Swan Mead' and five slated cottages.


  221. Mere LEASE FOR A YEAR of various closes of lands in Mere called Barbara Lease, West Mead, Shalden, Park, turbary ground in Westhay Moor, etc., Mary How to Arthur Phippen of Westhay and Thomas Gidding of Cheddar. Vellum, size 15" x 20", signed by Mary How with wax seal. 1788. £18.00

  222. Mere RELEASE of a messuage and lands at Westhay, John Esgar of Mark, George Cooke of Wookey, to the Rt. Hon. George Somerville. Vellum, size 31" x 33", 3 wax seals. 1753. £22.00
    Names the various closes of land.


  223. Minehead Harbour AN ACT for continuing the Terms and Powers granted and given by the Acts passed.... For recovering, securing, and keeping in Repair the Harbour of Minehead, in the County of Somerset. Black Letter. 5pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1738. £12.00

  224. Nempnett, Winford, Blagdon MEMORANDUM OF AN AGREEMENT between Thomas Mullins of Goathurst in the County of Somerset Gentleman, on behalf of Charles Kemeys Tynte.... and James Light of Regilbury Park, Somerset, Yeoman, the intended Tenant... Printed document, setting out husbandry methods to be followed etc., 3p., folio, with manuscript insertions, the third page comprises a Schedule with printed columns and manuscript listing of house, fields etc., with acreage and use, in the above parishes. 1826. £22.00
    Signed by James Stone, Clerk to Charles Mullins.


  225. Nether Stowey OAK TIMBER TO BE SOLD at the Globe, in Nether Stowey, on Wednesday the 19th, Day of April Instant, by Four O'Clock, Forty Large Oak Trees... The Trees are in Holford Wood, near Stowey, 3 miles from Coombwich; 6 from Watchet.... John Webber of Holford aforesaid, will shew the Timber.... Handbill, size 8" x 6", printed in large type, decorative border above imprint, little hand pointing to John Webber's name. Paper slightly frayed at top corner, traces of vertical fold. Pile, Printer, Norton, 12th April, 1815. £36.00

  226. Ninehead GRANT OF ADMINISTRATION to Elizabeth Ludlow Widow of William Ludlow of Ninehead. Vellum certificate, printed with ms inserts, good papered seal of Archdeaconry of Taunton on tag. On verso is endorsement concerning Wiveliscombe Turnpike. 1853. £14.00

  227. Somerton PARTICULARS of the Charming and Compact Residential Property distinguished as Somerton Erleigh... Commodious Old House... with fine mantelpieces and ceilings of Adam design... 48 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 10th July, 1923... 7pp., folio, folding plan, four photographic views on two plates, and photo tipped onto front wrap. Vertical crease down centre, wraps faded and dusty. 1923. £17.00

  228. Stoke under Hamden, Thorne Coffin SETTLEMENT OF REAL ESTATE in contemplation of the marriage to Miss Eleanor Wyllie with John Francis of Stoke under Hamden. 1838. 9p. folio, tied at corner with tape, folded. Attested copy 1842. £18.00
    Properties include cottage, house and a dovecote, numerous areas of meadow, pasture, arable etc., described in detail over two pages.


  229. Swell LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for the years 1871-2, 1889-90, 1894-95, 1897-8, 1907-8, 1910-11. Folio, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, and Rental entered in manuscript. Entries listing approx. 8 properties. 6 items. 1871-1911. £20.00

  230. Taunton Property FOR SALE, BY PRIVATE TREATY In Two Lots, The Unique Residential Property known as "Wheatleigh" with tastefully laid out grounds, lawns and gardens, stables.... A pair of Attractive Gothic Cottages with Grass Land at Haines Hill, containing together 15 Acres. Messrs C.R. Morris Sons & Peard, Estate Agents, North Curry, Taunton. 4to, original wraps, 7pp and 4 pages of plates, large coloured folding plan in pocket at rear. c1920. £25.00

  231. Taunton STATUTE MEASURE OF HOLWAY FARM belonging to Messrs Jeffery and Evered in the Parish of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen. 1p. folio, manuscript, listing fields, orchards etc., with quality, and acreage of each. Blank conjoint leaf torn. Folds. Paper watermarked 1832. £10.00

  232. Taunton THE TAUNTON AND WEST OF ENGLAND Perpetual Benefit Building Society... Incorporated April, 1883... Prospectus. 4pp., 8vo, setting out Objects of the Society, Subscription Shares, etc. Central fold. Phoenix Printing Works Taunton. c1883. £8.00

  233. Twerton, Bath TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets XIV. N.W., XIII. N.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Each size 12" x 18", plus margins. A few fields in one map shaded in colour. Two items. Second edition 1904. £24.00
    Sheet XIV N.W covers Bathampton, most of Bath, Summerhill, Alexander Park. Sheet XIII N.E. covers Corston, Newton St. Loe, Twerton, Kelston Park.


  234. Ubley ABSTRACT OF TITLE to a piece of pasture land called Binhams in the Parish of Ubley. 16p. folio, in manuscript, held at corner with tape. 1869. £20.00
    Details title from 1818.


  235. Walcot Land AN ACT for vesting part of the Residuary Estate of Hannah Silcock, Widow, deceased, in Trustees upon Trust, to sell and dispose of the same, and to lay out the Money arising therefrom in the Purchase of other Hereditaments... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £14.00
    Includes a 2pp schedule of the land and tenants involved in Walcot.


  236. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION For the Lives of three Persons; At Coxley-Pound Inn, In the Out-Parish of Saint Cuthbert in Wells... the First Day of December next.... The Undermentioned very Valuable Lands and Premises Situate at Polsham.... Handbill printed in a variety of type faces, size 13" x 8", some slight creasing. Purchasers and prices realised added in margins in a contemporary hand. Wells: Printed by J.E. Lewis, of whom may be had Stamps for Bills... November 12, 1814. £35.00
    Includes House called 'Carters', pasture called 'Polsham Field' etc.


  237. Weston super Mare CONVEYANCE in fee of a dwellinghouse no 7 Orchard Place, Messrs. Stock, Jones and Harvey to Charles Greenslade. Large vellum sheet, wax seals. 1862. £12.00

  238. Whereat (J), Public Library, Weston,Publisher WOODSPRING PRIORY Near Weston super Mare, which was founded for regular Canons of the order of St. Augustine.... Vignette view, with three lines of historical text below, engraved surface approx. 3" x 5", overall size 5" x 7", glued at corners onto beige paper mount. c1850. £5.00

  239. Whitelackington LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for the years 1871-2, 1875-6, 1878-9, 1894-95, 1897-8, 1902-3, 1905-6, 1907-8. Folio, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental entered in MS. Folded, dust-stained at some edges. Entries listing approx. 35 properties in each. 8 items. 1871-1908. £32.00

  240. Wookey POSTCARD showing Wookey Post Office. Title in white bottom left, shows two ladies standing at the door of the post office which is part of a cottage. Used, with postmark Wookey '08. 1908. £14.00

  241. Yeovil PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a small Freehold Estate containing about 20 Acres, with the Forge, Farm House, Cottage thereon known as 'Keyford Farm'... to be Sold by Auction... 28th July 1899. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1899. £16.00
    With brief schedule.



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    Staffordshire


  242. Billington Bank, near Stafford PARTICULARS, VIEWS AND PLANS of Butterhill Estate... comprising a Freehold Farm... three cottages, country residence.... five enclosures of old pasture land with buildings thereon... known as The Wakeleys, to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 23rd May, 1914. 8pp., folio, printed wraps, 2 folding wraps at rear. Plate with two photographs of Butterhill House. 1914. £28.00

  243. Rushton James PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Farm and Lands... to be Sold by Auction... at the Staffordshire Knot Inn, in Rushton... 6th June, 1890. 2pp., 4to, folding coloured plan, docket title on verso, folds. 1890. £10.00
    The farm was 'Old Crown Farm', vendor Jos. Millward.


  244. Shenstone VALUABLE FREEHOLD LAND AND BUILDINGS at Shenstone, To be Sold by Auction by R. Crump at the Bull's-Head Inn, Shenstone... 24th day of November, 1813. Handbill, size 13" x 8", folds, lists 7 lots, including two messuage with bar etc., at Shenstone, pieces of land called Irons, Plank Lane Meadow etc., occupied by John Smith. Purchaser and prices pencilled in... together with separate Conditions of Sale, with large title, 3pp., sm. folio, with completed memorandum for purchase by Henry Case of Lot 5, signed and witnessed etc. Printed for Valentine & Throsby. 1813. £35.00


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    Suffolk


  245. Beccles THE PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Residential Estate in the Parishes of Beccles, Barsham and Ringsfield comprising.... a Mansion known as Ashmans seated on an Eminence in a small Park.... Rose Hall Farm.... Land extending to the River Waveney.... Also, the Manors of Rose Hall & Ashmans.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... 31st day of July, 1861. 11pp., folio, plus attractive folding coloured plan. Folded, with docket title, outside leaf with docket title browned at folds, with some crayon marks in corner. 1861. £36.00

  246. Bungay PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Accommodation Meadows, in the parish of BUNGAY HOLY TRINITY, and of a Going upon STOWE FEN, which will be Sold by Auction by Mr George Durrant, at the Tuns Inn, Bungay, on Thursday, 25th October, 1869. Folio, 3pp, docket title, folded, manuscript agreement on verso re. sale. 1866. £15.00

  247. Great Barton INCLOSURE Notice of Roads, Public Allotments &c. 8pp., folio, plus outer leaf with docket title. Separately paginated. Refers to the Act of Parliament for inclosing the common fields of Great Barton. Sets out boundaries in great detail, roads, footpaths, fences, sheep-washing, poor's firing, etc. Details left blank in the printing such as costs have been filled in in manuscript. Signed by three Commissioners. With the name of Thos. Quayle, who was one of the owners, above the docket title. Bury: Printed by J. Rackham, Angel-Hill. 1805. £28.00
    Allotments were to be fenced with banks 'planted with White-Thorn-Layer'.



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    Surrey


  248. Balham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Building Land having frontages to Balham Hill Road and Endlesham and Ramsden Roads, The New Roads Leading Therefrom, within a few minutes' walk of the Balham & Clapham Junction Railway Stations, for Sale by Auction... 12th May, 1871. 5pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. 1871. £16.00
    Title page printed in a variety of type faces.


  249. North Downs, Weald GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. VIII. Fully hand-coloured map, size 24" x 36", scale 1" to 1 mile, key in margin. Linen-backed, folding into marbled wraps which are faded and rubbed, Stanford label. Geologically surveyed the Secondary rocks by F. Drew, the Tertiary beds by T.R. Polwhele... Published 1862. The Drift surveyed by W. Whitaker... Published December 1887. £80.00 -- See Illustration

  250. Putney Estate AN ACT for exonerating the Estates of Percival Lewis Esquire, and Marianne Lewis Spinster, in the Parish of Putney in the County of Surrey, from the Claims of His Majesty against the Estate of Edward Lewis Esquires; deceased. 4pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1806. £12.00

  251. Upper Tooting THE PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Family Residence known as 'The Hawthorns'. with Ornamental Grounds, Vineries, Stabling.... Eight Cottages... comprising 3 Acres... for sale by auction... August 29th, 1871. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title, plus full-page hand-coloured plan showing property with extensive grounds, cottages on Obligation Road with gardens. Small split in margin at one fold, repaired. 1871. £28.00


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    Sussex


  252. Alfriston AN ACT for exonerating certain Estates called Corsica Hall, Alfriston, Maff Alfriston otherwise Maffe Alfryston, and Dean Place, in the County of Sussex, belonging to John Henry Tilson Esquire, from the Claims of the Crown. 2pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1826. £10.00

  253. Bodiam INNER VIEW AND GATE OF BODIHAM CASTLE Published May 27, 1785 by S. Hooper. Copper engraving 5" x 6", plus wide margins. Shows ivy-clad ruins, woman on path. 1785. £7.00

  254. Brighton PROBATE COPY of the Will of Anne Partington of Brighton, Spinster. Vellum, size 15" x 17", large papered seal, cracked. Outside very duststained. 1863. £12.00

  255. Chichester PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of about 42 Acres... Building and Accommodation Lands... A Coal Yard and Bonding Yard in Basin Road, The Railway Tavern... Five Freehold Tenements in Tower Street... which will be Sold by Auction... 17th July, 1872... 8pp., folio, wraps, large folding hand-coloured plan, showing Canal Street, Basin, Southgate, New Road, Foundry, etc. Folded in half horizontally, wraps split along much of spine, some edge tears at right edge. 1872. £24.00

  256. Eastbourne, Newhaven ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 334. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", border all round, coast, main roads, railways, parkland and water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps with Stanford label and key map on front. c1890. £20.00
    The bottom half of the map is sea area.


  257. Pevensey, Hailsham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed stamp 1895. £25.00

  258. Stansted Chapel, Stoughton AN ACT for settling the Right of Patronage or Presentation of or to a Chapel to be called Stansted Chapel, in the Parish of Stoughton, in the County of Sussex. 5pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1817. £10.00


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    Warwickshire


  259. Anchor Works, Birmingham CATALOGUE of Taylor Law & Co. Ltd., Anchor Works, Adams Street, Birmingham. Stampers, Tin & Iron Plate Workers, Japanners, Contractors to The War Office, Admiralty... 236pp., 4to, plain card wraps. Surface of wraps rubbed in parts. With sections for 'Japanned Goods' 'Tin Ware', 'Ships Goods' etc. Attractively illustrated throughout, with prices for different sizes of article adjacent. At the front are five glossy coloured illustrations showing window display sets of cannisters etc. Loosely inserted at the back are 3 small brochures for 'Tala Specialities', 'Watering Cans' etc. 1923. £45.00
    The illustrations of tea canisters, coffee boxes etc.


  260. Bilston MOTHER GOOSE hanging card, advertising Mother Goose at the Theatre Royal. Size 12" x 7", printed in three colours, with illustration of Mother Goose riding a goose. c1950. £12.00

  261. Cleeve Prior, Pebworth, Stratford on Avon etc. SHAKESPEARE'S COUNTRY The Warwickshire Avon. Photograph album. Size 9" x 12", cloth-covered boards with title painted in decorative lettering in black and white. 39 photographs, each approx. 3" x 5", white borders, pasted each side of 12 thick card leaves, each view mounted on different paper then on the album leaf, titled in white on mount in decorative lettering. Fine atmospheric views, particularly on the river, and detailed close-up views of individual houses. One view spotty, some fraying of cloth at spine. Monogram 'FAS' on back board (the photographer apparently was named Simmonds and lived in Bristol). One view spotty. The first page shows 'Marlcliff. Our home for time being'. c1905. £75.00
    Views include 'Two men in a Boat (in skiffs near boathouse); 'Cleeve Mill', 'Cleeve Prior Church'; view of a house and farmyard with waggon at Cleeve Prior; 'Cleeve Mill'; Pebworth (3 views of thatched cottages); Offenham Ferry (carrying a passenger in a bowler hat); Welford on Avon (half-timbered thatched cottages); Lenchwich; Wood Norton; Moor (a gabled house); Fishermen at Fladbury; Elmley Castle (4 views including Deacon's Cottage); Bidford; Stratford (5 views including view of punts); Warwick, Marlcliff (2 views).


  262. Coventry AN ACT for better regulating Elections of Citizens to serve in Parliament for the City of Coventry. 6pp, disbound, plus cover sheet, black letter. 1781. £15.00

  263. Leamington Spa and Warwick FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS albumen prints. Large views, unmounted, size 9" x 11", comprising: Holly Walk, Town Hall (Leamington), St. John's House, River Avon with boats and boat house in foreground and Kenilworth Castle in the distance (the castle slightly blurred). Some slight curling of paper at corners. The views are titled in pencil on the back, except St. John's House, which is called 'an old house in Warwick'. c1890. £20.00
    The close-up view of the Town Hall is particularly clear and crisp.


  264. Stratford on Avon GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LIV S.E. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 15", plus wide margins. Fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. Railways inserted to 1894. Embossed stamp 1898. £26.00
    Covers Alcester, Charlecote, Wolverton.


  265. Stratford-on-Avon PARTICULARS of the Historic Freehold Property known as Armscote Manor, Stratford-on-Avon. A Genuine Tudor Manor House, Celebrated as the House where George Fox was Arrested in 1673, Recently Restored and in First-Rate Order Throughout... Stabling, 3 Cottages, Old-World Gardens... in all about 16 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 9th July, 1924. 12pp., plus completed memorandum, 4to., stiff wraps with photograph pasted on front wrap, 6 tipped-in photographs, one-page plan. Number written in ink on front wrap. 1924. £28.00
    With historical note.


  266. Taylor & Callen, Engineers, Birmingham PRESSES AND MACHINERY Section No. 1 Drawing Presses. 47pp., on glossy paper, size 7" x 9", attractively printed wraps in green and orange. Many full-page illustrations of men working machines etc. With technical information, weight, output etc. Issued 1921. £34.00
    The firm's works were at the Derwent Works, Constitution Hill.



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  267. Bacon's NEW TOURIST'S MAP OF WILTSHIRE from the Ordnance Survey with the Name of Every Railway Station. By Edward Weller. Colour-printed map, scale 1" = 2 miles, folding into 12mo printed wraps. Front wrap slightly trimmed down fore-edge. c1910. £9.00

  268. Bishops Cannings AN ACT for dividing and allotting certain Lands and Grounds within the several Tithings of Bourton, Easton, Horton, Nursteed, and Week, in the Parish of Bishops Cannings.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £17.00

  269. Cherrill, Calne, Studley Bridge Roads AN ACT for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing the Road from Cherrill, through Calne, to Studley Bridge and other Roads.... 24pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1813. £11.00

  270. Dauntsey Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That some yards and pigsties situate at Park Farm, in the Parish of Dauntsey, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Richard Matthews.... is..... determined, and declared to be a place infected with Swine Fever R.W. Merriman, Clerk to the Authority, Marlborough, June 22nd, 1880. Poster, size 14" x 10", few folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and bookseller, Chippenham, 1880. £18.00

  271. Deverill Longbridge, Hussey Deverell & Monkton Deverill AN ACT For Dividing and Allotting the Open and Commonable Lands within the Manor of Deverill Longbridge, Hussey Deverill.... 19pp., small folio, docket title. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1790. £22.00

  272. Downton AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Downton. 24pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Pages numbered 1-32. Cover leaf with docket title. 1813. £18.00

  273. Edington, Bulkington and Keevil PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Property at West Coulston, in the Parish of Edington, and in the Parishes of Bulkington and Keevil.... which will be Sold by Auction.... July 25th, 1872. 3pp., folio, folded, with two plans, hand-coloured in outline. 1872. £28.00

  274. Enford, Fifield AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Tythings of Enford, Fifield, Coombe, Longstreet, and East Chisenbury, in the Parish of Enford.... 16pp. Disbound. 1805. £15.00

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

  276. Hampton Turvill & Hampton PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Residential Farming & Building Estate.... for Sale by Auction August 26th, 1889. 4pp., folio, including schedules. One page coloured plan. 1889. £16.00

  277. Hilmarton Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN, That the Cowshed and Pigstyes at Snow Hill, situate in the Parish of Hilmarton, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Mr Walter Woodward.... were... infected with Swine Fever... now declared To Be Free From Swine Fever.... Marlborough, September 21st, 1882. Poster, size 11" x 8", few small holes at folds, and slightly soiled at folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and bookseller, Chippenham, 1882. £16.00

  278. Hilperton and Trowbridge AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Hilperton and Trowbridge.... 15pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £17.00

  279. Malmesbury AN ACT for making and maintaining Turnpike Roads from the Town of Malmesbury to or near to the Town of Wootton Bassett, Sutton Benger Church,, and Dauntsey Gate.... 38pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1809. £14.00

  280. Martin (R), Lithographer, Long Acre PLAN OF THE ANTIENT CLOSE AT OLD SARUM with 'Indications of the Antient Cathedral, visible in September 1834', and 'Ground Plan restored'. Plans single sheet of thick paper, size 12" x 18", the first plan shows embankments with hachuring, trees, etc, and the outline of the two adjacent plans superimposed. Scale approx. 1" = 300ft. Published by Messrs. Brodie & Co. Salisbury. £12.00
    The Top edge of the paper appears to have been trimmed, although there is no border.


  281. Melksham Inclosure AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Melksham.... 14pp, some slight browning. Disbound, Act of Parliament. 1813. £18.00

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


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

  284. North Wiltshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Part of Sheet XXXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 15" x 19", backed with linen, folding into green cloth boards. Parishes hand-coloured in outline. With bookplate of Revd. G. Toppin, Wootton Bassett. c1860. £24.00
    Covers Cricklade, Calne, Chisledon.


  285. Semington PARTICULARS with Plan and Conditions of Sale of Two Renowned Dairy Farms 'Manor Farm'.... and 'Church Farm'..... for Sale by Auction October 12th, 1943. 18pp., sm. folio, folding coloured plan. 1943. £18.00

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

  287. Shrewton PARTICULARS WITH CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Old-Established Licensed Hotel... The Bustard Hotel, on Salisbury Plain, near Shrewton... with two enclosures of arable land... two brick-built and slated cottages... for sale by auction May 2, 1927. 4pp., 4to, vertical fold. 1927. £10.00

  288. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday April 20, 1820. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Splits down left hand edge where once bound. 1820. £15.00
    Contains report of County Sessions with names and sentences, radical unrest in Glasgow, the Trial of Arthur Thistlewood for high treason (1 columns), trial of 'Mitchell, the itinerant Radical orator' at Pontefract for uttering seditious expressions and 'promising to divide the estate of the Bedfords, Cokes and Fitzwilliams among the lower orders'.


  289. Swindon to Christian Malford Bridge, Calne, Lyneham Green, Lydiard Marsh, Cricklade Roads AN ACT for continuing the Term and amending the Powers of an Act.... for repairing the Roads leading from Swindon to the Centre of Christian Malford Bridge, and from Calne to Lyneham-Green, and from the Direction Post in Long Leaze Lane near Lydiard Marsh, to Cricklade.... 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1812. £10.00

  290. Trowbridge PARTICULARS of Arnold's Hill Farm. Farm House and 220 Acres. For Sale by Private Treaty. 4to, 4pp., wraps. n.d. c1945. £8.00

  291. Trowbridge PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the First Portion of the 'Bythesea Estate'... for Sale by Auction in 59 Lots, March 30th, 1892. 3pp, plus docket title, very large folding plan. 1892. £25.00
    The building estate was in the centre of Trowbridge with frontages to Newtown.


  292. Trowbridge PARTICULARS with Plan and Conditions of Sale... of a Residential Property... known as 'Northfield' with the Entrance Lodges, Conservatory, Pleasure Gardens and Tennis Lawns... Hot Houses, Melon Pits.... for Sale by Auction, July 27th, 1893. 5pp., folio, pink wraps. Frontispiece with plan and two photographs. Traces of two horizontal folds. 1893. £30.00

  293. Westbury and Dilton Marsh PARTICULARS OF SALE of Small Holdings, Residences and Shop, Pasture and Arable Lands... for Sale by Auction... 26th May, 1926. 10pp., 4to, wraps. Central vertical crease. 1926. £10.00

  294. Westbury PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Accommodation, Pasture and Arable Lands, together with a Good Building Site between the Town of Westbury and the Railway Station... which will be sold by auction.... 29th March, 1893. 6pp., folio, including 2pp. Conditions of Sale, large folding coloured plan. Split down most of spine. Staining down edge of docket title. 1893. £28.00
    Printed in a variety of attractive type-faces.


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


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


  297. Crowle AUCTION PARTICULARS of 'Old Pear Tree Cottage'. 4 pages, oblong 4to, printed on stiff card with photograph on front. 1956. £8.00

  298. Dowty (William), Photographer DEFFORD AND HILL CROOM CORONATION FESTIVITIES Bourne Bank, June 24th, 1902. Photograph, size 6" x 8", mounted on thick card, with printed title under image. Slightly faded. 1902. £8.00
    Shows people in a large garden or park, decorated with garlands, lanterns etc. Taken looking down on the crowd from a slight rise.


  299. Droitwich area BLACKSMITH'S ACCOUNT BOOK 'Day Book' Ledger, 1915 - 1918. Small folio, approx. 250 full pages of entries, under name of customer, listing date, work done, price. Includes removing and fitting shoes, repairs to chaff cutter, ploughs, harrows etc. 1915-1918. £36.00
    Customers include Sir E. Partington, Lord Doverdale, Mr. Greaves, Horton Farm, Mr Greaves, Fibden.


  300. Droitwich Spa ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Residential and Agricultural Westwood Park Estate, Droitwich Spa, Historic Elizabethan Manor House with original Gate House and Pavilions, Home Farm, Three Lodges.... 60 Acre Lake... Total 439 Acres... to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 29th day of October, 1952... 35pp., small folio, printed on glossy paper, original wraps with photograph (slightly creased at corner), 12 photographs in text, folding plan inside back wrap. With Historical Note. 1952. £32.00

  301. Elmley Lovett DECLARATION of James Whitehouse of Elmley Lovett saying he was acquainted with George Townshend Forester late of Elmley Lodge, who came there in 1802, and had three sons, who he gives information about. Manuscript, 1p., folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed with his mark, and by a J.P. 1860. £10.00

  302. Redmarley APPOINTMENT AND RELEASE in fee of certain Parcels of the Burrend Estate, John Stokes and Trustee to Jonathan Gilbert Price and Trustee. Vellum, size 24" x 31", sketch plan size 5" x 4" in text. 1826. £15.00
    Gives details of the names of the closes and adjoining owners.


  303. Stoke SKETCHBOOK which has been used for accounts for a painter and decorator. Sketchbook in red calf binding, size 7" x 10", name Tannia Symons 1804 on flyleaf. Three watercolours of flowers, one of shells, watercolour titled 'Abermarlais Park '36' and a drawing of Abermarlais. There are 17 pages of estimates for painting and glazing at various properties, 1850 - 60, including:- Hanbury Hall: glazing Vinery ('621 ft of horticultural glass... £10. 10s.'0, painting and glazing Pine Pits...', 'Peach Houses... two coats of white for the sum of £12', 'gilding Balls on Pavilion...'); Midland Railway July 1854 'To Painting the semaphore and signals from B-ham to Cheltenham... 25 semaphore signals 42 Wire signals...'; Salwarp Rectory, Walmer Farm, Hadzor Hall etc. loosely inserted are some loose estimates (Wychbold Hall), and Lodge Bill for E. Cope. 1836-60. £50.00
    The painter was E. Cope, 'Stoke Works'.



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  304. Arkengarthdale ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 22. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 35". Shows pits at Tan Hill at the bottom left corner, River Greta in the north. 1856. £25.00

  305. Bacon's YORK, HULL, AND EAST RIDING Half-Inch Road-Map. Folding map backed with linen, main roads in red. Index to Towns. Brown printed boards. c1910. £15.00

  306. Crackpot Moor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 27" x 34", margin trimmed away from right hand side. Slightly dusty at edges, a few small marginal tears, one just protruding into map surface. 1893. £15.00
    Covers Crackpot Side, Birk Hill, Bank Heads, North Gate Scar. Shows numerous old mine shafts.


  307. Cruchley's COUNTY MAP OF YORKSHIRE Showing all the Railways & Names of Stations, Also the Villages, Turnpike Roads, Gentlemens Seats &c Improved from the Ordnance Surveys. Handcoloured map, size 20" x 21", mounted on linen, folding into small 8vo cloth boards, printed label, front board detached. Some small stains on linen on verso, not affecting the paper. Gall & Inglis. c1880. £28.00

  308. Forth, Printer I REMEMBER, I REMEMBER and 'Dere's Some One in De House Wid Dinah. Slip ballad, printed in double columns, very decorative wide vertical dividing line, illustration of a man and two flirtatious ladies above first song, a portrait of a man above the other. Size 10" x 7". Forth, Printer, Pocklington. c1850. £26.00

  309. Grewelthorpe, Kirkby Malzeard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CI N.E. and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", composite map of 4 quarter sheets, linen-backed, dated 1900, over-printed in colours with title 'In Parliament, Harrogate Waterworks Tramroad, Session 1904, Plan Shewing Proposed Telephonic Mains on Roads, Highways, Lands, and Properties in the West Riding of the County of York.' Marked very neatly in red with line of existing Tramroad, proposed Telephonic Main. Water features and boundaries hand-coloured. 1904. £28.00

  310. Heely, Walkley, Hallm, Owlerton A MAP OF CHURCH LAND IN HALLAM LIBERTY A Map of Church Land at Walkley.... Manuscript plans of varying sizes in ink and colour on one sheet of vellum, size 26" x 20", each plan outlined with coloured border of red or yellow, and with a separate title. Comprises:- (i) A MAP OF CHURCH LAND IN HALLAM LIBERTY size 16" x 13", 'Gothic' lettering of title, small compass rose. Shows land north west of the Sheffield to Manchester Road, two sets of buildings with gardens, folds, in 'The Lane' and surrounding named fields, which are outlined in green, and acreage given. Adjoining owners named. Some trees along the fences. (ii) CHURCH LANDS AT OWLERTON. Size 5" x 6". Shows tenements at Towngate and Owlerton Green, with buildings, croft, gardens, and key of six letters referring to 'Mr Spencer's New House', 'Old House in ruins', 'The Shop', 'House now in the tenure of John Pashley'. (iii) A MAP OF CHURCH LANDS IN HEELY. Size 15" x 8", shows land between the Mearsbrook and The Dole, with buildings at Heely Town Gate. Wooded area shown with small coloured trees. (iv) A MAP OF CHURCH LAND AT WALKLEY Size 7" x 13", small compass rose. Shows the river from Rivelin Bridge to Mousehole Bridge, woodland and fields, and two buildings, some slightly later notes added e.g. 'Jno. Parkin and Wm. Hawksworth tenants', 'The Church Field & Meadow now in one below the Tail Goit'. To the left of this is a small plan of a Croft at Walkley Town Gate. (v) A MAP OF SEVERAL CHURCH COTTAGES AT GRIMESTHORP. Size 6" x 4". Shows Grimesthorp Brook, with buildings at 'Grimesthorp Town Gate.' This plan has a scale bar of 80 yards = approx. 3". Inset at the centre of the sheet is a small oval showing a single field at Tapton Hill. In the margin below the plans is a small schedule, in a later hand, of lands at Walkley, with acreage. Some duststaining and some greyish marking of vellum throughout, ink and colour slightly rubbed in places (for example the blue on the river) but always legible. No date. Circa 1780. £280.00
    It is possible that this sheet has been trimmed down the sides, as, although all the coloured borders of each map are intact, the 'rp' of 'Grimesthorp' in the title of (v) is not there.


  311. Hornsea DRAWING titled 'View from my bedroom window, Grantham's Lodging, Hornsea, Preventive House. Sept. 23rd, 1857'. Size 7" x 9", competent amateur drawing of detached house with tall mast in the garden, man looking through telescope coastline in distance. Thick paper, some light foxing. 1857. £8.00

  312. Ingleton LEASE of inclosure in the Township of Ingleton called Between Gates, Adam Shepherd, Ironmonger, to Richard Balderston. 2pp., folio, wax seals. Folds. 1797. £24.00

  313. Leeds LEASE for 40 years of plot in Bramley, John Haley of Bramley Cloth Manufacturer to William Parson and others, Trustees of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Bramley. 2p on paper, folio. Includes coloured sketch plan of land on Waterloo St. 1845. £18.00

    SWALEDALE

  314. Muker PLAN OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MUKER IN THE PARISH OF GRINTON and North Riding of the County of York 1856. Finely drawn manuscript map on thick paper backed with linen, rolled, in ink and full wash colour, size 60" x 116". Scale 6 chains to 1 inch. Large title in 'shadowed' lettering, large compass rose. Extends from Crook Seat on the left to Spring End and the bridge over the Swale east of Satron on the right. Shows buildings in red, roads, rivers, fields numbered and shaded in green, yellow or pink, wooded areas and rough ground, high ground shown with hachures. Shows the village of Muker more or less at the centre of the map, Birkdale, Birkdale Tarn, Thwaite, Scar House, Crackpot Hall, High Frith and many small settlements. Lane End Mines, Little Moor Foot Mines, Muker Side Lead Mines, smithies, smelt mills, shafts, some levels, area of mines marked west of Great Sleddale Beck shown, with Great Cross Vein marked. 1856. £360.00

  315. Navigation of the River Ouze AN ACT for rendering more effectual an Act..... intituled, An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Ouze... Cover leaf, 8pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1732. £12.00

  316. Pawson & Brailsford's SMALLER MAP OF THE CITY OF SHEFFIELD Lithographed plan. Size 18" x 23", folding into plain blue card wraps. Streets named. Hand shaded in districts, with the name of district added in large coloured letters. A couple of light splash marks in top left corner. Some small lines drawn in red ink here and there. c1880. £25.00

  317. Rothwell Gaol AN ACT to render it unnecessary to keep up Rothwell Gaol, in the Honor of Pontefract, in the West Riding of the County of York. 3pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1845. £12.00

  318. Scarborough LETTER from George John Cayley, dated 11 Dean's Yard, Westminster, July 27, 1858, to John Binnington at Scarborough. 1p., plus a form on conjoint leaf, in a small neat hand. Charing Cross and Scarborough postmarks. Says he disapproves of door to door canvassing, preferring to send a letter to each voter in the recess. Says if returned he will support the Derby administration 'so long as they continue to govern the country for the benefit of the people and not... an official clique'. He refers to the form he has drawn up on the adjoining leaf where a voter can indicate whether he intends to support him or one of the other four candidates. The stamp has been cut out from the address panel on verso, causing a hole in the bottom corner of the table. 1858. £22.00
    'Put a mark in the square opposite the name of the candidate you are for, a X for a plumper and a - for splits.' Cayley was a Whig Member of Parliament for Scarborough 1832-35. He is better known as an early pioneer of aeronautics.


  319. Sheffield MANUSCRIPT PLAN ON VELLUM Scale 1 Inch to 10 Yards, showing various plots in the city centre. In ink and colour on vellum, size 31" x 25". Shows nine separate areas of dwellings only, presumably properties belonging to one proprietor, who is un-named, although adjoining owners are. At the centre is marked in 'Gothic' lettering 'The Bullstake', and to the left of this a large property belonging to 'Potts', indicating gardens, yards, 'Midden Stead'. In Pudding Lane there are three properties, similarly marked with occupiers' names, yards. In Castlegreen Head there are two rows of properties, between 'The Road commonly called Under Water' and Dunnhill and Water Lane are another group of properties with eleven occupiers, some of these names having been changed in a later hand. There is another group between Newhall Street and Water Lane, and a further group at The Market Place (two names), Church Lane (seven names), and Fargate (three larger properties with names). All these groups of properties are outlined in red, with the gardens and yards shaded green, the buildings in black dots. The River Don and 'The Isle' are at the bottom of the plan, and a bridge shown, with a well on the right. At the left side of the plan is an inset size 16" x 6", titled 'A Map of School House Croft', showing the Master's House, The School House, The Free Writing School, and bottom left what appear to be five houses with occupiers' names (possibly masters' accommodation?). There is a simple ink border line at the top and bottom and left sides, but not at the right, so it is possible that this is one sheet only of a larger plan. There is no title. Ink slightly rubbed in places, and the blue colour on the river rubbed. There is vertical creasing of the vellum, mainly down the centre, with dust staining on the creases. A large area in the blank part of the plan top left has a greyish discoloration, not affecting any writing. No date, circa 1770. £340.00

  320. Skelton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION On Saturday the 28 day of October 1820, at the House of Eliz. Green, the Duke William Inn, by Mr. John Watson, Houses and Land at Skelton, in Cleveland. Printed in large typefaces with 6 lines of description of each of the 2 Lots. Size 14" x 8", traces of folds. Marshall, Printer, Guisbro'. Sept, 26. 1820. £42.00
    Comprised 2 cottages with Wright Shop, Orchard, Garth, and half a Pew in Skelton Church, and An Allotment on Manless Green 'desirable to any Person... anxious to Build; as there are good Public Quarries in and for the use of the Township, where the Purchasers will have right to win Stones'.


  321. Swaledale A PLAN OF THE DIVISION OF MIDDLE BIRKS and Horse Pastures in Swaledale, 7th October 1812. T. Bradley. Manuscript plan in ink and wash colour, on thick paper backed with linen, attached at right hand edge to a wooden roller. Size 20" x 14", scale 1" = 4 chains. Scale bar, small compass rose. Shows Askrigg Road, Peal Road, Moor Road, various parcels shaded in different colours, with name of owner and acreage, some parcels with notes of exchange or sale, fences, a few buildings, gates, footpaths. The date below the title is 1813. £85.00

  322. Swaledale MANUSCRIPT PLAN in ink on thick paper. Size 24" x 37". Extends from Crackpot Moor at the bottom to Windy Yat Mill at the top, Whitaside Moor on the left, Satron Moor on the right. A piece of the plan has been torn away from the bottom left corner, size 6" x 7", with some loss of drawing. Shows river, Summer Lodge Tarn, named allotments along the river, with acreages, Fairy Hole, Hog Gill Hole, Summer Lodge Mines (with a line of small black squares), Grinding Mill, Smith, Pit Shaft, Smelt Mill, level, Undersett. Two repaired marginal tears on right. Paper watermarked 1820. £70.00

    LEAD MINING IN SWALEDALE

  323. Swaledale PLAN OF THE FELL END MINES Swaledale N.R.Y. 1857. Manuscript map in ink, with water features in blue, on paper backed with linen. Size 77 " x 38". Scale 4 chains to 1 inch. Very large compass rose, scale bar, large title. Arkle Beck along the bottom, Farn Gill at the left edge (north west side), Reeth Bridge at the bottom right edge. Boundary of the area in a blue line, reaching up to St. Andrews Cross, Pike Stones and Stony Poping top left corner, Copperthwaite on the right. The main area of mines is on the left and the right of the map, so that the middle section is fairly empty. The mining area near Farn Gill shows Blucher Vein, Wellington Vein, Primrose String, Haggs Level, East Level, the different Rises, Shafts, 'Foreheads' with dates marked, level mouths, Smiths, Gun Nest. Light red lines at 1" intervals across the whole map, on north-south axis. Remains of silk ribbon edging tape, some discoloration of linen on verso. 1857. £160.00

  324. Wandale MANUSCRIPT MAP showing Wandale Beck, Folly Beck, Murthwaite, Coldkeld, River Rother, Foggy Gill, Street Side, Wraygreen, Ashpot, Elmpot, Dovingill, Studford. On thick paper in ink, size 30" x 48". Compass rose (north is at the right of the map). Covers River Rother on the left, Ellerhill, White Green and the road to Sedbergh at the bottom, Studfold at the right. Shows roads, rivers, outlines of fields, with acreage, buildings, buildings and fields numbered. Also shows Whatman Turkey Mill Watermark. 1818. £70.00

  325. Whitby AN ACT to continue the Duty of One Farthing per Chalder on Coals... and for the more effectual repairing and maintaining the Piers and Harbours of Whitby. Cover leaf + 4pp, disbound, black letter. Act of Parliament. 1781. £14.00

  326. Whitby Water Act ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLV S.E. and the sheet to the south, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 25" x 18", plus margins, overprinted in red with 'Whitby Water Act. 1928. House of Lords. The Plan referred to...' and showing the pipe-lines etc. west of New Wath Scar. 1928. £18.00

  327. York City Club MENU for the Annual Dinner at Harker's Hotel, Nov. 24th, 1893. 4pp, 12mo, on pink card with decorative gold border with medieval people, etc. Small trace of glue on front. 1893. £10.00

  328. York SUMMONS TO WITNESSES William Lacy, Matthew Newsome, James Roberts and Benjamin Whiteley to appear at York Castle as witnesses in the case of Richard Clark and Sir Thomas Slingsby Baronet, Charles Lastman and Peter Earnshaw. Printed on vellum with manuscript inserts, 3" x 14". Orange paper stamp. Folds. 1813. £18.00

  329. 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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  330. Grose (Francis) ISLAND OF GUERNSEY engraved map. size 5" x 5", on folio sheet of thick paper, descriptive text below and on verso. £22.00
    The map also shows the island of Sark.


  331. Guernsey BAILLIES OF GUERNSEY Manuscript. 1p., size 9" x 6", pasted to a blue album leaf with newspaper cutting about Guernsy under it. 10 dates down left side, from 1625 - 1715, (not in exact order) with signatures adjacent. Signatures with flourishes etc., of Le Marchant, Andros Sausmares, Blonell, Bonamy, Guille, Quetteville, Havilland, Andros. Presumably the signatures have been copied. From the paper and ink it would appear to be early 18th century. n.d. 18th century. £18.00

  332. Guernsey lilies NOTE dated 30 Sept. 1768, in French, regarding the scarcity of Guernsey lilies that year. 10 lines, ending 'J'ai l'honneur &c...' but not signed, on a piece of paper 4" x 9", pasted to a 4to album leaf, which has been torn at two corners. 1768. £28.00
    Says the heavy frosts had killed nearly all the lilies this year so that those who normally had thousands only had a dozen. Says he's got seven bulbs which he is sending for him to Messrs. Beaugeard at St Malo, and gives advise as to cultivation.



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  333. 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

  334. Irish Hospitals AN ACT for the more effectually regulating and providing for the Relief of the Poor, and the Management of Infirmaries and Hospitals, in Ireland. Pages numbered 918-920, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1806. £12.00

  335. Irish Post AN ACT to provide for the Security and Expedition of Letters by the Post in Ireland, 4pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1806. £10.00

  336. Police AN ACT to make more effectual Provisions relating to the Police in the District of Dublin Metropolis. 12pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1837. £10.00


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  337. Caerlaverock REGISTERED MORTIFICATION Doctor John Hutton, In favour of The Poor of the paroch of Carlaverock and others. 3pp., small folio, on blue paper, giving the complete text of the mortification of 1719... together with... A different printing of the same mortification, 2pp... together with... Memorandum of Information by the Trustees of Dr. John Hutton to the Commissioners appointed under the Educational Endowments (Scotland) Act, 1882. 2pp., folio, setting out the objects of the Trust and describing the funds and the existing and previous Schools, with subjects taught. 3 items. 1883. £26.00
    John Hutton had made a considerable fortune as physician to 'their late Majesties William and Mary', and left £900 to the Elders of Carlaverock to pay a schoolmaster and educate and apprentice four local boys 'native born of honest parents'. He also (although this is not mentioned here) left a collection of books to the Presbytery of Dumfries, including the prayer book used by King Charles on the scaffold.


  338. Caledonian Canal AN ACT for incorporating the Commissioners of the Caledonian Canal, and for vesting the Crinan Canal in the said Commissioners. 6pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1848. £10.00

  339. Dumfries ARTICLES OF ROUP of The Anchor Inn, Dumfries. 4p. folio, manuscript. The first page is a detailed description of the property, with names of adjoining occupiers etc. 1866. £12.00
    The auctioneer was to be David Creighton.


  340. Edinburgh CERTIFICATE OF RIGHT OF BURIAL In the Edinburgh Cemetery at Warriston, in favour of Col. George Ranken, or Cargilfield, Trinity. Large folio, 37 lines stipulating conditions etc., names filled in in ink, signed by Directors. With fine engraving at the head, size 4" x 8", from a drawing by James Ruthven, showing a view of the cemetery with all the paths, different monuments, obelisks etc. 1866. £22.00

  341. Edinburgh Water AN ACT for the better supplying the City of Edinburgh with fresh and wholesome Water. Cover leaf + 4pp, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1756. £10.00

  342. Hawick TWO AUCTION SALE CATALOGUES For Sale of Store Sheep, 23rd October, 1940, and for sale of 1350 Suckled Calves, Blue-Grey, Aberdeen Angus Cross, Galloway and Shorthorn, 22nd October, 1940. Each 4pp., tall 8vo, on thick paper, vertical fold. 1940. £8.00

    ISLAND OF INCH KENNETH

  343. Inch Kenneth BOND of Major Robert Macdonald of the Royal Artillery for £4600 payable to Claud Russell of Edinburgh, Trustee of Ronald Macdonald of Staffa, amount outstanding on his purchase of 'all and Whole the Island of Inch Kenneth being a three farthing land, with the penny land of Ballinahard, the one farthing land of Tangie... the one penny land of Ballineanach with the houses biggings yards mills... lying in the parish of Kilfinichan Isle of Mull.... 4p., small folio, plus cover leaf with docket title and date 1823. Not signed. A contemporary copy, paper watermarked 1815. 1823. £48.00
    The island of Inch Kenneth, off the Isle of Mull, was a burial place for Scottish Kings. It was famously acquired by the Mitford family in 1938, and Unity Mitford spent her last years there.


  344. Lanarkshire STATE OF THE RENTAL AND STIPEND OF THE PARISH OF KILSYTH 1805. Folio sheet, written on one side only, with columns for Proprietors Names (17 listed), Rental, Cheese, Meal, Barley, Scots Money... together with... LOCALITY OF THE STIPEND OF KILSYTH. Similar sheet listing the lands and owners, with colums for Old Stipend and Augmentation, and comment in 7 lines explaining the conversion of the value of the Cheese into money, procedur in 1795 etc. 1805. £35.00

  345. Melrose PROSPECTUS of the Proposed Corn Exhange and Public Hall at Melrose. 1p., 4to, giving a list of the Provisional Committee and setting out the proposals, conjoint leaf with for for application for Shares. On verso of the first page is a manuscript note of six subscriptions, including The Rt. Hon. Lord Polvarth with 40 Shares (£200). Folds. 29th January 1862. £25.00

  346. Musselburgh REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF MUSSELBURGH 2pp, with a Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, size 13" x 18", scale 6" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. c1832. £24.00

  347. Ordnance Survey THE ANTONINE WALL 2 inch map. Folding map, illustration of Roman coin on wrap. 1969. £24.00

  348. Peebles ACCOUNT Sir John Nasmyth, Bart. of Posso to John Gibson Jnr., W.S. Account of legal work Dec. 1841 - Nov. 1842. 3p., folio, sewn at edge. 1842. £12.00
    Includes 'division of the Glenholm Shooting' between Nasmyth and Sir Adam Hay, a disputed embankment on the Tweed opposite Bellspool, collection of rent at Peebles, etc.


  349. Railway Clearing House OFFICIAL RAILWAY MAP OF SCOTLAND Prepared and Published by the British Transport Commission, Railway Clearing House, London. 1960. Folding map, size 43 x 29", linen-backed and folding into sm. 4to boards, with gilt title. Mountains shown by hachures. Lines shown in blue. 1960. £40.00

  350. Roxburghshire PLAN OF THE EXCAMB. BETWIXT THE LANDS OF LONGBURNSHIELS Shankend and Berryfell. 1816. Manuscript plan on paper in ink and colour. Size 22" x 27", scale 2 Chains to an Inch. Shows roads in yellow, Slitrig Water at the left edge, Long Burn, and seven areas of land shaded in different colours. Compass rose. Points marked with letters, and key detailing exchanges beneath title, with acreages - 'The March as now fixed is P, O and R and along the south black line between R & U.... Surface of paper dusty in places and creased, small repaired edge tear. A few small greyish spots on title. 1816. £60.00

  351. Scottish Farmers' Club REPORT on the Accounts of the Acting Committee of the Chamber of Agriculture and Scottish Farmers Club, 14th November 1864 to 31st December 1865. 2p., folio, folds. 1865. £8.00
    The Club was instituted in November 1864.


  352. Sutherland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 54" x 54", linen backed, folding into stiff wraps. c1900. £20.00
    Covers Loch Craggie, Dalreavoch, Loch Beannach, River Brora, River Fleet. There are very few habitations shown. Labelled 'Tressady' on front wrap.


  353. West Lothian AN ACT for continuing a Duty of Two Pennies Scots... upon every Scots Pint of Ale and Beer brewed and sold in the Town of Linlithgow... in the County of West Lothian, and for paying the Debts of the said Town... 3pp., small folio, plus cover leaf. Disbound. Decorative initial letter with coat of arms. Act of Parliament 1733. £12.00


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  354. Cefn Mawr PEOPLE'S HALL Playbill 'Denis Emons presents his Grand Xmas Pantomime Babes in the Wood...' in ten Glorious Scenes... Comedy Galore... Card, size 12" x 8", printed in bright red, blue, yellow and green, with holes at top for hanging, picture of Babes with rabbits, signed W. Hemmings. Card slightly darkened at edges. c1953. £12.00

  355. Llandudno TWO REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS of large groups of about 70 people posing outside the Ormes Cliffe Hotel. Each with the name 'Ormes-Cliffe' and the date 17.8.14, and 5.7.15 in the plate. 1914-15. £10.00
    In the later group there are many young women, neatly dressed in white blouses.


  356. Swansea Dock AN ACT to authorize certain Arrangements with respect to the Capital of the Swansea Dock Company. 5pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1855. £10.00


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  357. Avery (W & T), Ltd., London & Colchester AVERY COAL WEIGHERS List No. 16. 16pp, wraps, 8vo. Printed in mauve with very attractive illustrations. 1912. £16.00
    Includes 'dead-weight scales', 'sack machines', 'lever weighers' etc.


  358. Bahamas VIEWS OF ROSEHILL COTTAGE 20 West Hill Street, Nassau. Sunday April 26th 1914. 12 black and white postcard size views mounted in album 6" x 8", grey paper leaves, paper wraps with manuscript title. Each view titled below in white. 1914. £22.00
    Includes the couple sitting by 'Old Urn on Lawn, cut from rock.' All exterior views.


  359. Balmoral PRESENTATION OF COLOURS to the First Battalion The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders by Her Majesty the Queen, Balmoral, 30th May, 1955. Booklet, stiff card wraps, 8vo, 8 pages. Coloured illustration of banners below list of battle honours. Small light stain throughout at bottom staple. 1955. £12.00

  360. Beresford (Rt. Hon. William), Politician LETTER to 'my dear Cousin' signed 'Wm. Beresford', dated Hampton Court, July 17th. Says although they have not met he would like to make his acquaintance, and refers to his cousin's wish to obtain the situation of agent at Bristol for Mr Horford, saying the selection has been delegated to a small committee. 3p., small 8vo. n.d. c1880. £14.00
    Beresford was Secretary at War during the first Derby-Disraeli Ministry, 1852. He was the last holder of the office of Master of the Tennis Court, Hampton Court, and had lodgings there.


  361. Berkshire and Wiltshire AN ACT for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act... Forrepairing the Highways from Speenhamland.... to Marlborough.... 6pp, disbound, plus cover leaf, black letter. Act of Parliament. 1744. £12.00

    BINYON FAMILY

  362. Binyon (Laurence), Poet AUTOGRAPH LETTER on headed notepaper of The British Museum, 23rd January, 1932. 26 lines, on 1p. 4to, handwritten in a small neat hand. Addressed 'Dear cousin', and signed 'Laurence Binyon'. Says he is returning the family tree, and gives details of his relations 'my father was at one time curate at Chelmsford when I was a small boy'. Together with an obituary cut from a newspaper. Together with a small archive of material relating to the Binyon family, comprising:- (i) CARTE DE VISIT ALBUM of 96 portraits, all named on the mount. Size 6" x 9", heavily embossed cloth, decorative metal clasps. 11 members of the Binyon family plus relatives - Alexander, Shawell, Brightwen, Buscalet etc. Note on flyleaf 'probably compiled by George Binyon about 1870.' (ii) MISCELLANEOUS PARTICULARS RELATIVE TO INDIVIDUALS OF THE NAME OF BINYON. Manuscript, 52p, 4to, cloth boards, half calf. c1880? (iii) ACCOUNT OF BENJAMIN BINYON and his offspring, of Manchester, son of Benjamin Busby Binyon. Chart on large sheet, reproduced, with columns for born, died, married etc. 73 names with dates 1768-1882. (iv) Marriage settlement of Edward Binyon, tea dealer of Manchester, and Jane Brightwen, 4p., folio. 1841. (v) Bundle of letters from George Binyon, a child at a college in Morges, Switzerland, to his mother, together with some letters from the principal of the school on his progress. 1853-4. ('I have seen Mont Blanc. Hip Hip hurah...'). (vi) Copy will of Edward Binyon of Liverpool, 1852. (vii) QUAKER MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE of George Binyon of Wickham Market, engineer, and Helen Alexander, at the Meeting House in Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1868. On parchment, mounted on a wooden roller, with decorative brass pins, 19" x 27". Calligraphic manuscript, ruled in red, with 21 small oval photographs of relations (that of the bride and groom being larger and in red ink cartouche) mounted along the top. Signed by 48 witnesses. With it is a key to the portraits, written much later in pencil on a separate sheet. (viii) Photograph titled on the back of the mount 'C. Binyon's wedding 7 Nov 1864'. Image size 5" x 8", mounted on card with Penrith photographer's name on verso. Shows a large group of people in a garden. Together with another 1880 photograph of a Binyon wedding. 1841-82. £280.00
    Laurence Binyon, author of 'For the Fallen', was Keeper of Prints and Drawings at The British Museum. George Binyon joined the firm of Whitmore in Wickham Market in 1868, the year of his marriage. The firm became Whitmore and Binyon, and made steam engines, mill machinery, etc.


  363. Boyd (Thomas) LETTER to 'My dearest Fanny', Dec. 27th. 11 lines, 1p 4to, conjoint leaf with address of Mrs Boyd, Harrow, wax seal, circular postmark with '27/DE', saying he will see her on Friday, and that 'the Delaps, little Majo - Jacob & the Tribe of Lee - not Levi - nothing Jewish about them - will add, if possible, to the pleasure of Friday'. n.d. c1790? £24.00
    At the bottom is written in ink in another hand 'reputed author of Junius'. Boyd was one of the 40 or more authors suspected of writing the letters. At the end of his life he held posts in India.


  364. Brentor, Devon, and Davidstow, Cornwall PARTICULARS OF FREEHOLD ESTATES in the Parishes of Brentor, Devon, and Davidstow, Cornwall, comprising the Farms of Liddaton, Telay, Tresoke, Tippaton & Trevivian. In all about 637 Acres, with One-fourth the Manor of Penpont and Treglasta.... To be sold by Public Auction at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston, on Saturday, August 24th, 1918. By Messrs. J. Kittow & Son. 12pp, folio, original printed wraps. 1918. £24.00
    Includes one fourth of the Manor of Penpont and Treglasta, with the Chief Rents and Mineral Rights over 3,000 Acres of waste lands.


  365. Bristol and Plymouth CORRESPONDENCE between the Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Association Ltd., and Bristol Docks Committee, relating to their request to lease sheds at Avonmouth. 4 letters from the Company, 1-2p. 4to, and 3p 8vo., with printed heading with company's crest, and two from the Docks Committee. November-December 1884. £18.00
    'We think Avonmouth would suit us best provided your Committee would accept a reasonable rental'. After some negotiations about the rent which they consider 'exorbitant' compared to Plymouth, they agree to take 3 sheds for a year.


  366. (Brooke, G.F.) THE ENGLISH MEAT SUPPLY By A Farmer. 15pp., 8vo. Disbound. First Edition. 1887. £10.00
    '.... it requires no rare gift of prophesy to predict that unless something is done speedily to ameliorate the existing state of affairs, long before the end of the present century the British farmer will have ceased to exist.'


  367. Canadian War A MAP OF THAT PART OF AMERICA which was the Principal Seat of War in 1756. Copper engraved map, size 9" x 13", folds, presumably where it was bound in a book originally. Scale bars, small cartouche. Covers area from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic, Quebec, St. John River, Boston. Indicates names of Indian tribes. c1758. £16.00
    The area east of Lake Ontario is described as 'of Mountains Swamps and Drowned Lands... impassable and uninhabited'.


  368. Carron Company CATALOGUE of Register Grates Interiors, Dog Grates, Hob Grates, Mantel Grates, Fire Dogs, Fire Backs, Casings, Fenders & Fire-Irons. Carron Company, Carron Works Sitlingshire, Phoenix Foundry Sheffield. 113pp., 4to, printed boards, cloth spine, new endpapers. Illustration on each page, with scale, mostly full-page. With prices. 1p. Index. Stamp of 'Bromsgrove Guild' on front board. c1910? £40.00

  369. Cornwall and Devon Miners AN ACT to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and contingent Expences of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain, and of the Miners of Cornwall and Devon... 10pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £12.00

  370. D'Anville A NEW MAP OF ITALY With the Islands of Sicily, Sardinia & Corsica. From Monsr. D'Anville. To which have been added The Post Roads and several other Improvements. Engraved map with a small amount of outline hand-colouring. Size 24" x 20", dissected and mounted on linen. Printed for Robt. Sayer, Fleet Street. June 1st 1790. £38.00
    Covers the Dalmatian coast and a small part of North Africa.


  371. De L'Isle (Guillaume) CARTE DE PROVENCE et Des Terres Adjacentes. Engraved map, size 18" x 24", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 4to. Boundaries in outline colour, main towns coloured pink. Border all round, scale bar, explanation giving signs for parish, abbey, chateau, ordinary roads and Roman roads, etc. Water stain approx. 2" x 3" in sea area at bottom edge, some light discoloration of paper in places. Publiee avec Privilege du Roi 1780. Corrigee et augmentee en Septembre 1770 A Paris, chez Dezauche, Graveur. £40.00

  372. Death Penalty AN ACT for abolishing the Punishment of Death in certain Cases of Forgery. 2pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1832. £8.00

  373. Devon and Cornwall ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 323. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 14" x 19", backed with linen and folding to 12mo, paper rubbed away over area just less than half an inch in diameter, just south of Lashbrook Moor. Linen on verso grubby. 1889. £12.00
    Covers Holsworthy, Bratton Clovelly, Week St. Mary.


  374. Education PUPIL'S FAIR COPY BOOK of mathematical problems. Manuscript in a neat careful hand on 180 pages, in a notebook with plain paper boards, size 7" x 6", calf spine, which is chipped with pieces missing at the joint. Name 'Joseph Smith' on flyleaf, in decorated lettering with calligraphic flourishes. 5 decorative calligraphic title pages to sections 'Decimals' 'Exchange' etc. c1826. £65.00
    A later pencil note under the name says he was born in 1813 and died1904.


  375. Egypt THE NILE VALLEY Stanford's London Atlas Map. Including Egypt, Nubia, Uganda, Abyssinia, Somali Land... Coloured map, size 26" x 22", dissected and mounted on linen, and folding into red cloth-covered boards, with printed label. Owner's name printed on label. c1890. £50.00
    Covers area from the Mediterranean to the Albert Nyanza.


  376. Essex and Hertfordshire FOUR ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 222 (Bishops Stortford, Thaxted), 223 (Halstead), 240 (Chipping Ongar), 241 (Maldon). Quarter sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile. Each size 13" x 20", border around each sheet, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps with label, inserted in sm. 8vo slip case with Stanford label. In light full wash colour, county boundaries in brighter colour, roads, water features, parkland coloured. n.d. c1880. £60.00

  377. Gall & Inglis, Publisher THE 'SAFETY' CYCLING MAP OF ENGLAND Sheet 3. Central England. Coloured map, size 17" x 22", linen-backed, folding into 12mo decorative red linen wraps with small picture of a cyclist. On verso of the map is a record of a five-day tour from Wolverhampton to Dolgelly. c1905. £10.00
    Covers the whole of Wales, Bristol, Hull, London. Dangerous hills are indicated by a red cross.


  378. Great Western Railway REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS and Financial Accounts.... Year Ended 31st December, 1921. 19pp., folio, folded, including full page map of the system. Wear along one fold with slight loss of text on map page. 1922. £16.00

  379. Great Western Railway Company AN ACT for conferring further powers upon the Great Western Railway Company in connexion with their own and other undertakings;.... for vesting in the Great Western Railway Company the undertaking of the Faringdon Railway Company; for authorising and confirming agreements with other companies and with the Corporation of Chester.... 55pp. First page loose and chipped at edges, held with small staples. Act of Parliament. 1886. £12.00

  380. Great Western Railway Company FORM of the Shareholder Trenham Old, Pier Mansion, Brighton, requesting payment of dividends to be paid to his account at Smith Payne and Smith, Lombard St. 1p., 4to, printed, with manuscript inserts. Brief letter on blank conjoint leaf, and address panel and stamp on verso, traces of paper on address panel, presumably where once stuck in album. 1858. £16.00

  381. Headley Estates PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Estates, occupying 1,802 Acres of fertile Arable, Pasture and Rich Meadow Land, situate in the parishes of Bramham, Little Habton, Butterwick, South Holme, Amotherby and Muscoates.... comprising Eleven Excellent Farms, known as Headley Hall, Wise Warren, Manor, Habton Grange.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... 8th of August, 1903. Folio, 24pp, with 3 large folding coloured plans, loosely inserted. Spine re-inforced with brown paper. A few small edge tears in front wrap. Traces of having been folded horizontally. 1903. £34.00

  382. His Majesty's Illness AN ACT to provide for the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness. 5pp., disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1819. £10.00

  383. His Majesty's Navy AN ACT for the Encouragement of Seamen, and the more effectual Manning of His Majesty's Navy during the present War. 9pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1814. £10.00

  384. Keller's CARTE ROUTIERE DE LA SUISSE Road Map of Switzerland. Grave par J. Scheurmann. Edition Originale de 1830. Engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, size 26" x 20". Outline hand-colouring. Four inset maps showing routes to Paris, Lyon, Turin, Bayern etc. High ground shown with hachures. In card slip case printed with scales etc. in English, French and German on sides, card rubbed at edges, bottom edge of slip case missing. 1830. £38.00

  385. Lancashire and Cheshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 36. Large Sheet Series. Scale 1" to a Mile. Colour-printed map, covering manchester, Stockport, Penistone, new Mills. Folding into white linen covers with key map, coat of arms. Traces of stamp of Mapseller on front cover. 1913. £9.00

  386. Layard (Sir A) LETTER beginning 'Dear Seymour' congratulating him on his success, and wishing him 'a long and successful Parliamentary career'. 4 lines, 1p, sm. 8vo. Only 'F.C' above the date as an address. Jan. 21st, 1903. £8.00

  387. London & North-western Railway AN ACT to enable the London and North-western Railway Company to construct a Branch Railway to Saint Albans.... 6pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1853. £12.00

  388. London and Ipswich QUAKER MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE for the marriage of John Biddle Alexander, Banker, of Ipswich, son of Samuel Alexander, Banker, and Anna Sophia Phillips daughter of John Phillips of Vauxhall, Coal Merchant, at Southwark Meeting. Printed on vellum, with manuscript details, size 19" x 15", rolled. Signed by 98 witnesses... together with... envelope of cuttings, papers etc., relating to the Alexander family, of Ipswich, including a lengthy newspaper obituary of William Alexander, printed notice of the death of Samuel Alexander, at Bagni di Lucca, 1877, letter on the 17th century family, notes of births and deaths, transcript of Lydia Alexander's will, 1890, etc. June 1836. £40.00
    Alexander Bank was founded in Ipswich in the 18th century.


  389. London to Holyhead Road, Coventry AN ACT for the further Improvement of the Road from London to Holyhead, and of the Road from London to Liverpool. 30pp., disbound, small folio. Act of Parliament. 1827. £12.00
    Includes 2p. Schedule of Lands in Coventry, with columns for Premises, Occupiers, etc.


  390. Manchester Ship Canal Company REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS, Statement of Financial Accounts and Statistical Returns for the year ended 31st December, 1923. 13pp., folio, folded, plus full page plan of the Canal, between Manchester and Liverpool, indicating the Ship Canal, Bridgewater Canals, Mersey and Irwell Navigation, and Ship Canal Company's Railways. 1923. £18.00
    Includes table of traffic from 1894 - 1923.


  391. Middlesex Road AN ACT for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from the Guide-post at the West End of the Town of Hampton, over Sunbury Common, to the Town of Staines, in the County of Middlesex. Cover leaf + 22pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1773. £12.00

  392. Motoring THE MAGAZINE OF THE BULLNOSE MORRIS CLUB No. 13. May 1959. 18pp., 8vo, printed wraps. Three words written in ink on edge of front wrap. Staples rusty. Attractive gold and blue embossed insignia on Contents page. 1959. £24.00
    Includes article about 'Imshi', 'Bullnose M.G's' etc.


  393. New York Credit AN ACT to enable the Governor.... of His Majesty's Colony of New York, to pass an Act of Assembly for creating and issuing upon Loan Paper Bills of Credit.... Cover leaf + 2p, disbound, short tear to one margin, Black Letter, Act of Parliament. 1770. £8.00

  394. Ninth Duke of Marlborough THREE LETTERS 1901-3. To 'My dear Lily'. The first typewritten, on one side of 4to sheet, with heading 'Blenheim Palace' with coronet, 2nd November 1901, signed 'Belive me Yrs. sincerely Marlborough', the next 25th November 1901, handwritten on 2p, 8vo, impressed coat of arms and 'Blenheim Palace, Woodstock', the third 3p., 8vo, similar paper but 'Blenheim Palace' has been crossed through and 'Curzon House' substituted. The letters concern Lily's researches on the Jennings (Jennens) family. He says he has consulted the librarian but cannot find anything relevant, and there is no Game Book. Says he has had to put his proposed book on hold as he is too busy... together with two letters to Mrs Colville (Lily) from L. Calleton about the Jennens pedigree (Robert Jennens was aide de camp to the Duke of Marlborough)... together with... MEXICO AND THE MEXICANS by the author of 'A thousand miles in a Machilla'. 1,771 words approx. Submitted by Mrs Arthur Colville, Doverdale Manor, Droitwich. Typescript on 6 pages plus title page as above... together with... bundle of letters from 'Lily' (Olivia Spencer Churchill) at Folkestone, Rutland Gate and other places, to her husband Arthur (Colville) in the military. Only two are dated, 1888. With one letter to Lily from Arthur, referring to staying with the Winningtons (Jane Winnington, nee Spencer Churchill). In all upwards of 200 pages, small 8vo. 1901-3. £65.00
    'The big picture to which you refer is hung too high up in the Hall and it is too difficult to take it down... my secretary... thinks the local photographer could photograph the picture....' The ninth duke (1871-1934) famously married the wealthy Vanderbilt heiress to restore the fortunes of Blenheim. 'A Thousand Miles in a Machilla' was published in 1911. Arthur Colville latger became a General.


  395. Observation balloon PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM containing 22 photographs of a KB observation balloon in the Mediterranean, plus other photographs. Album size 6" x 4", gilt boards, two snapshots size approx. 2" x 2" per page. Some photographs have come out of mounts. Shows the balloon in different positions: inflated and on the ground surrounded by men holding lines, in the hangar (back of one photo labelled 'KB in hangar at Gibraltar'), in the air, flying above the station at Gibraltar, just taking off, attached with lines to the deck of ship, etc. Some of the photos are faded. Also in the album are views of ships ('H.M.S. Marguerite', 'Coming alongside to take towing line after being torpedoed'), groups of sailors... together with... a similar album, oblong 8vo, covers loose, containing 10 similar views of the balloon, including close-up view of man in the basket below the balloon, the Gibraltar station, plus many other photographs of Spain, ships, the Alhambra, men in flying gear, etc. Some photos. very faded or spotty, some have come out of mounts. 1930's? £34.00
    In the 1930's the Royal Navy set up an observation station at Gibraltar. It's possbile these photographs were taken then.


  396. Ordnance Survey MAP OF BRITAIN IN THE DARK AGES Scale 1:1000,000. Illustrated glazed card wraps, 4to. Descriptive text and index of place names. Second Edition 1966. £8.00

  397. Oxford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet 219 and sheets to south and west, size 38" x 38", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen and folding into large 8vo cloth-covered boards, with label of Charing Cross Central Depot. Hand-coloured in delicate wash colour. Oxford is roughly at the centre of the map. Printed from an Electrotype in 1887. £70.00
    Extends to Brackley, Henley on Thames, Burford, Bishopstone.


  398. Pawnbrokers AN ACT for better regulating the Business of Pawnbrokers. 17pp, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1800. £12.00

  399. Peel (Robert), Politician LETTER dated Whitehall Dec. 9. to Professor Pillans. 2p., 4to, 15 lines. Signed 'your obedient Servant Robert Peel'. Traces of folds, old repair of marginal tear on first page, 2" split at main fold at left edge. He thanks the Professor for the volume he's sent and the accompanying observations 'rendering your present still more acceptable', and says the selections from Cicero are very judicious. (1845) £24.00
    James Pillans was a Professor at Edinburgh University, and educational reformer. The work referred to here is probably 'Eclogae Ciceronianae', 1845.


  400. Pharmacy CHEMIST'S RECIPE BOOK 1870's. 92 pages of recipes in an 8vo notebook. Notes on the writer's apprenticeship at the beginning, with relevant letter pasted to endpaper. With index at the front. At the end are a further 46 pages of poetry. Calf spine ragged, with parts missing, cloth on boards stained. A few pages loose. 1870's. £65.00
    Includes 'Arsenical Soap for preserving skins, Birds etc.', 'Pink Dentifrice', 'Sheep head Ointment for Flies', 'Pil. Antibil', 'Gout and Rheumatic Liniment', 'Syr. Ferri et Quinae'. Some of the poetry (signed 'I.H') may be original as there are amendments which do not appear to be through mis-copying but changes by the author. Several of the poems refer to the River Trent, e.g. 'The Trentside Circle' about old friends who met on the banks of the river, 'From Epworth Hill', etc., so there is probably a Lincolnshire connection.


  401. Railway Executive (Western Region), Pub. BRITISH RAILWAYS Western Region. Map printed in black, red and blue, size 25" x 17". Map covers the country to the west of Paddington and Birmingham, with Liverpool at the top, with larger scale inset maps of west London to Reading, Plymouth, Birmingham area, South Wales. 1952. £15.00

  402. Registration of Aliens AN ACT for the Registration of Aliens. 6pp., disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1826. £10.00

  403. Roads AN ACT for the better repairing and amending the Highways, and for settling the Rates of Carriage of Goods.... 1689. 12mo, 99pp, disbound, title page, presumably once bound, with cloth spine, but lacking boards, old sellotape mark on title page, last few leaves browned. Reprinted by Thomas Bassett, 1749. £28.00

  404. Sewing Machines INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE 'NAUMANN' Family Medium and Titania Sewing Machines. 32pp., 8vo, original wraps with illustration of treadle machine. Numerous illustrations of decorative machines, at the back are three pages illustrating all the numerous small parts which can be ordered. View of works in Dresden on back wrap. n.d. c1910? £18.00

  405. Society of Friends NOTICE OF BURIAL John Paul and Family are particularly invited to the Burial of Mary R. Morton to meet at her late Dwelling, no 116 South Front Street and 9 o'clock tomorrow forenoon. Printed slip with details in manuscript, printed border. Size approx., 2" x 6". 11. Mo. 2d. 1829. £26.00
    There is no clue as to the place, but it possibly refers to South Front Street in Philadelphia.

    SIGNED BY BARON CUVIER

  406. Strasbourg, France DIPLOME DE BACHELLIER ES-LETTRES Au Nom Du Roi. Nous, Baron G. Cuvier... Grand-Maitre a l'egard des Facultes de Theologie protestante.... donnons audit Sieur... le Diplome de Bachelier es-Lettres... Certificate awarded 2 October 1824 to Frederic Diebl, born in Strasbourg 6 November 1804, printed on vellum, with manuscript inserts, size 12" x 15", folded in half, large coat of arms at head, decorative border with motifs in roundels, papered seal of 'Grand Maitre de l'Universite de France' affixed, diameter 2". Signed 'B.G. Cuvier' in a bold hand with flourishes. Some slight creasing in places. 1824. £40.00
    Cuvier had been asked to make reports on higher educational establishments in the districts beyond the Alps and Rhine which had been annexed to France. After the Restoration of the monarchy he was elected Chancellor of the University, and, as a Lutheran himself, supervised the faculty of Protestant theology.


  407. Surrey, Kent REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP Published by Gall and Inglis, Sheet No. 20. Scale " to 1 mile, size 20" x 25", linen-backed, folding to sm. 8vo. Roads coloured yellow. Shows the whole of London, Horsham, Rochester, Cranbrook. n.d. c1900. £16.00

  408. Sussex, Hampshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37". Made up of quarter sheets. Trimmed to border at edges and top, no sheet number. Printed from an Electrotype 1881. £34.00
    Covers, Alton, Chichester, Pulborough.


  409. Switzerland MAP of Berninapass. Lithographed map printed in black, blue and brown, scale 1:50,000. Size 29" x 36". Linen-backed and folding into 8vo printed endpapers, small Philips label pasted on. Finely printed with contours in brown and blue, high rocky peaks with hachures. 1909. £20.00
    Title on front wrap 'Topographischer Atlas. Berninapass'. Covers Livigno, Samaden, Poschiano.


  410. Switzerland PERMIS DE SEJOUR le Departement de Justice et Police, Lausanne, for George Binyon, pensionnaire, originaire de l'Angleterre. Attractively printed on yellow paper, 9" x 13", details in ink. Decoration at corners. Folded, with some slight browning along 6" of one fold. 1854. £10.00

  411. Urban Plans HISTORIC CITY PLANS AND VIEWS Catalogue, Spring 1970. 12" x 5", 53pp., stiff wraps. Catalogue of the company 'Historic Urban Plans' reproduction Limited Edition prints of eighteenth and nineteenth century town plans, with numerous illustrations (approx. 3 per page). New York. 1970. £14.00
    Many are of American cities, but also includes British and European city plans.


  412. Weller (E) Engr. SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY Dover & Hastings Branch. Lithographed map with some outline hand-colouring, size 17" x 12", divided into 3 vertical strips, scale " to 1 mile. 1863. £24.00
    From 'The Dispatch Atlas'.


  413. Wyld (J) A NEW MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Projected upon the Trigonometrical Operations made for the General Survey of the Kingdom. Engraved map size 48" x 38", edges bound with tape, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 8vo cloth slipcase with printed label. County boundaries and park-land hand-coloured, canals coloured and named, piano-key border. With table of Altitudes of Principal Mountains. Some off-setting of title. London, January 1st, 1840. £145.00
    Shows county boundaries, Mail Roads, Turnpike Roads, Travelling By Roads, Railways, Canals, etc.



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