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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 66

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

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    Bedfordshire


  1. 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. £42.00

  2. Teesdale (Henry) BEDFORDSHIRE Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size 16" x 13", with Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation. Coloured border, small compass rose. 1832. £38.00

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


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    Berkshire


  4. Abingdon Hat Maker APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE binding Benjamin Jeffries Evans, Son of Revd. Caleb Evans, of Bristol, to Richard Edginton of Abingdon, Hat Manufacturer, for seven years. Vellum, size 6" x 10", small wax seal. Printed with manuscript inserts. On verso is receipt for 3gns. tax. 1785. £28.00
    With the usual clauses about Matrimony, Cards etc.


  5. Reading GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet 268. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Colour-printed, size 13" x 20" plus margins, dissected, linen-backed and folding to 8vo, marbled wraps. 1904. £14.00

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


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    Bristol


  7. Ashmead (G.C) PLAN OF BRISTOL shewing its original Boundaries. The inset map from the scarce original 1828 edition of the Ashmead map, which has been cut from the bottom right hand corner of the plan, the total size of which was 75" x 58". Engraved plan, size 11" x 13", scale bar, and Reference. Scale 9 miles to 1 inch. 3 repaired edge tears which reach approx. 1" into plan. 1828. £20.00
    Covers area from 'Redoubt on Calston's Fort, Royal Fort, Brandon Hill, Water Fort north of Limekiln Lane, Redcliffe Church, Lawford's Gate.


  8. Bristol No. 3 BRISTOL. PRIMARY SORTING LIST Letters and Parcels, with Telegraph Circulation and Code Signals. 58pp, sm. 8vo, printed front, sewn. Ownership stamp inside front wrap. 1907. £12.00

  9. Bristol Spring Assizes COMMON AND SPECIAL JURY LISTS Two printed lists on blue paper, for 1873, each listing approx. 50 jurors with occupations. Pinned to the lists are papers relating to a case in the Exchequer of Pleas concerning land at Churchstaunton in Devon, Buckland and Coombe St. Nicholas in Somerset. 1873. £18.00
    Among the occupations listed are seedsman, carver, dressing case maker, wine merchant, cutler, surgical instrument maker.


  10. Bristol Wagon Works Company SPECIAL LIST FOR BREWERS, WINE MERCHANTS Aerated Water Trade &c. Leaflet, 4pp., 17" x 11", folded, with illustrations of 26 carts, each with prices for various weights etc, and description. March 1886. £38.00
    Includes 'Brewer's Covered Dray', 'Mineral Water Van' etc.


  11. Building works REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Works and Buildings... on the Bristol Building Act Amendment Bill (xii pp.)... with... MINUTES of Evidence taken before J.M. Herbert and A. Poynter, At the Guildhall, in the City of Bristol, respecting the Bristol Building and Improvement Act Amendment Bill. 39pp., folio, disbound. 1847. £30.00
    Concerns proposals to widen Bristol Bridge, improve access to Clifton, to the Railway Station etc., and demolish properties in central Bristol, creating Victoria Street, etc.


  12. Douglas Motors Limited, Kingswood SPARE PARTS LIST OF THE DOUGLAS E.W. MODEL March Issue, 1927. 31pp., 8vo., wraps. Lists number and price of each part. 1927. £25.00

    LEAD WORKS

  13. Easton PARTICULARS of Valuable Building Land, Being the Site of the Easton Lead Works, Situate at Upper Easton, together with Two Cottages, which will be offered for Sale by Auction, by Edward Naish at the White Hart Inn... on the 16th day of December, 1851 in Ten Lots. 2pp., large folio, with full page plan on adjoining leaf, by J.P. Sturge, docket title. Attached is Conditions of Sale, 2p, with completed memorandum for purchaser of Lot 1. 1851. £45.00
    The equipment was sold separately on the following day.


  14. 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

  15. Fabian Society FACTS FOR BRISTOL An Exhaustive Collection.... Facts Relating to the City, with Suggestions for Reform on Socialist Principles. 19pp. 1891. £14.00
    Includes statistics on Tramways, Docks, The Poor etc.


  16. Floods in Bristol PHOTOGRAPH Showing flooded street with Blue Boar on left, 'Crown Commercial' building in middle distance, girl leaning out of window, three people in a little boat paddling across the street, crowds in background looking on. Size 9" x 8", pasted on card album leaf. Slight discoloration and fading, blurred figure (who was obvioudly moving) at bottom right. Titled 'Floods in Bristol' in pencil on mount. 1889. £20.00

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

  18. T.J. Gardner's NO. 14 CATALOGUE OF WOODWORKERS' TOOLS Machines, Cutlery etc. Century Plane & Tool Works, Narrow Wine St., Bristol. 147pp, numerous engraved illustrations of saws, drills, planes etc. Decorative wraps, slightly grubby. c1900. £25.00

  19. Hudd (Alfred) BRISTOL COINS AND TOKENS of the XVIIth, XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries. 15pp., 8vo, with many additions to the catalogue described in MS on the facing blank pages, in the compiler's hand. On the title page is inscription 'John Latimer Esq. With the Compiler's Compts.' Later owner's indelible stamp inside. Disbound, from Proceedings of the Clifton Antiquarian Club. 1896. £24.00

  20. Manuscript Charter THE CHARTER OF THE CITTY OF BRISTOL Contemporary manuscript copy of the Charter of Charles II, 1664, on 240 pages, sm. folio, bound in full reversed calf, later Victorian reversed calf spine and gilt label. In Latin, neatly written throughout, with wide margins, summaries in margins in English (e.g. 'That they shall have but one sheriff and how to be elected'). On or two notes in a different hand in opposite margin with comments 'I think this Grant of the office of Escheator to the mayor may be omitted....' etc.) c1664. £160.00
    Of this Charter Latimer says 'The instrument, which did not receive the Great Seal until April 22nd 1664, is of prodigious dimensions, and its cost was enormous'.


  21. New Guildhall LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE Offprint from the Bristol Mirror, describing the ceremony. Folio, single sheet, 2 columns, pencil note 'Given to me by Thomas Garrard, City Treasurer....' 1843. £10.00

  22. Nicholls (J.F) LETTER dated City Library May 13, 1874, to 'My dear Friend' T. Knight, asking him to look through the proof sheets he encloses for omissions and errors 'now the hurry is tremendous to it must go forth with its imperfections...' 1p, 4to, folds. 1874. £10.00

  23. Oliver's ROAD GUIDE and Map for Motorist & Cyclist. With Routes and Distances from Bristol. Small 8vo, 40pp, folding map, numerous local adverts. c1920. £8.00

  24. Perry (William Stevens) THE 'AMERICAN' SERMON Preached in S. Paul's Cathedral, London, on Sunday, July 4th, A.D. 1897, by William Stevens Perry, D.D. (Oxon.) LL.D., Bishop of Iowa and Historiographer of the American Church. 19pp., 4to, some foxing spots throughout, plain wraps with printed title at top 'In Honorem Bristoliensium'. Wraps ragged at spine, old archival tape repair at spine. Bristol, Old England: Printed for Private Circulation. 1898. £22.00
    With a foreword by William George, the Bristol antiquary: 'The far-reaching consequences of the expedition John Cabot and the Merchants of Bristol in 1497, are set forth in glowing language in this sermon.... I thought many of my fellow-citizens would be glad to posses this eloquent discourse of one of the most learned of the American Bishops, and I have therefore, by the courteous permission of the prelate, had it re-printed for presentation only.'


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

  26. Redcliffe Street LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement in Redcliffe Street, William Bridges Champion, Gentleman, and John Crofts, Esquire, to William Webley of Chancery Lane, London. Vellum, size 17" x 25", signed by Crofts and Champion with 2 wax seals. 1770. £17.00

  27. Rose and Crown PHOTOGRAPH showing the Rose and Crown public house, the name 'Townley' on the sign board, with all its windows on the three stories broken, a group of men, one of whom is carrying a jug, lounging in the doorway. Size 8" x 6", mounted on card, with name of W.H. Moore, Artist and Photographer, Merchant Street?. Photo very slightly faded. c1880? £18.00
    The pub is on a cobbled hill, possibly Kingsdown area.


  28. Saint Nicholas Parish LUNACY CERTIFICATE Folio sheet, printed, with details added in manuscript. Signed by a surgeon and another witness declaring `William Miles of the Parish of St Nicholas, Rigger, is by Lunacy or otherwise, Furiously mad or so far disordered in his senses that it may be dangerous to permit him to go abroad'. Attached is a note from the surgeon, Mr Grant of Queen Square. 29th Dec. l826. £26.00

  29. Somerset Square and Bristol Bridge ACCOUNT BOOK Small 8vo, 12p, manuscript, recording rents paid for house at 9 Somerset Square and the Toll House Bristol Bridge, with names of occupants. 1841-1853. £14.00
    Houses let by Ovens family.


  30. Suspension Bridge CARTE DE VISITE photograph showing bridge looking from near Observatory, man in foreground, carriage approaching. Beattie and Barr, Photographers, Clifton. c1880. £7.00

  31. Thatcher sold by THE ROYAL ALBUM OF BRISTOL AND CLIFTON Sm. 4to, 18 photolitho views on a folding strip, decorative gilt boards, faded, corners rubbed. Includes 2 good double-page views of gorge. Paper down inner spine cracked. c1890. £13.00


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    Buckinghamshire


  32. North Marston WATERCOLOUR titled in bottom margin, 'North Marston Church, Bucks. S.' Competent watercolour in grey tones and pen and ink, size 5" x 7", ruled border, margins trimmed. c1820. £20.00

  33. West Wycombe OBLIGATION BOND of Hugh Johnson to Eliab Harvey for £100. 1p., sm. folio, two small papered seals. Blank conjoint leaf. 1648. £30.00


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    Cheshire


  34. Chester, Knutsford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Linen-backed and folding into small 4to marbled endpapers, endpapers rather grubby. Electrotype c1875. £30.00

  35. Diocese of Chester RULES AND ORDERS Agreed upon at a General Meeting of the Clergy of the five Deaneries... in the Archdeaconry of Richmond.... held at Kendal, the sixth day of July 1786 to consider of a plan for the relief of the necessitous Clergy and their Families, within the said Deaneries. Printed on 4pp., sm. folio, folded. Piece clipped from bottom margin at corner, not affecting text, last leaf spotty with slight wear at folds. Lists 20 resolutions for the formation of the Charity, followed by list of officers elected, and 'An Account of Subscriptions and Benefactions...' listing five clases of subscribers, with amounts contributed. 1786. £25.00

  36. Frodsham London & N. Western & Great Western Railway AGREEMENT between the joint companies and the Trustees of Edward Wright, of the Castle Park Estate, regarding a boundary. 3 pages, vellum, 4to, with impressed seals (feint) of the companies. Attached is manuscript plan on waxed cotton, size 11" x 28". 1895. £20.00

  37. Nantwich, Betley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, sheet LXXIII N.E. Size 13" x 15". Linen-backed, folding into cloth endpapers. c1870. £15.00

  38. Wettenhall PARTICULARS AND PLAN of a Compact and Desirable Freehold Estate called 'The Woodside Farm'.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. Tunnicliff.... 25th day of October, 1865.... Folio, comprises title page, lithographed plan on inside with table of Reference, compass rose and decorative title on facing page, docket title on verso of second leaf. Folds, 1" tears at edges of two folds. Griffiths, Lithographer, Nantwich, 1865. £30.00


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    Cornwall


  39. Bodmin Boundaries REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp. with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. Some marginal tears in text leaf. 1837. £22.00

  40. Bodmin LEASE for a year of the Rectory of Bodmin with all the tithes, profits, hereditaments... Francis Browne to John Wallis. Vellum, size 16" x 25", wax seal. 1823. £12.00

  41. Boscajack Wartha LEASE of messuages and lands in Sithney known as Boscajack, with 'all Tyunne Toll Tynne and Tynne workes there found or wrought', Robert Walker to Thomas Bodilly. Vellum, size 13" x 22", 45 lines, tag but no wax seal, signed by Bodilly. Browning at central fold, but easily legible. 1658. £24.00

  42. Camborne Printing and Stationery Co. Ltd. LEDGER in full diced morocco binding. Entries for 'Summary of Capital and Shares' (1p) and 'List of Persons Holding Shares' (approx. 5 double-page spreads per year) for the years 1897 - 1924. Printed columns with manuscript inserts. 1897-1924. £40.00
    Gives names, addresses, occupations, numbers of shares held.


  43. Clowance Estate PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Lands in the Parishes of Camborne, Crowan, Gwinear, Perran, Breage, Germoe and St. Keverne, comprising about 5,521 Acres.... for Sale by Auction... 27th - 31st October, 1919. Part II. 118pp, folio, lacks back wrap and spine, front wrap detached and some pages loose. Lacks 4 of ten plans, some page edges ragged, stain in margin of a few pages. 1919. £20.00
    Cheap copy of the Particulars for an important sale. Part II contained the major part of the estate, the sale being held over 5 days, whereas Part I was on one day. Comprises the Manors of Hellogan, Clowance, Penponds and Barripper, Binnerton and St. Keverne. As well as numerous farms, lands cottages includes mine wastes, quarries, chapel, Coastguard Station at Prussia Cove, Lifeboat House Porthoustock, etc.


  44. Crahan COPIES OF THE OLD LEASES of Crahan. Two leases, 1707 and 1696, copied on 2 sides of folio sheet, blank conjoint leaf with docket title as above. Late 18th century. £16.00
    Refers to tenements in Crahan Veor in Gwendron. The leases except Tin and Timber.


  45. Crowan COUNTERPART LEASE of a Tenement in Drym in Crowan (the fields known as The Dry Downs and the Middle Downs), Paul Jewill to William Sampson. Vellum, 22" x 30", wax seal. 1866. £14.00
    3 Lives named.


  46. Crowan SETT of part of Binner in Crowan. Distr. above the Adit 1/8th, under... 1/12th. Sir John St. Aubyn to Richard Tyacke. Two vellum sheets, size 21" x 30", signed by St. Aubyn with his fine wax armorial seal. Vellum slightly browned. 1814. £45.00
    Gives the exact limits, mentioning the stone posts etc. 'from a Stone Post set up against the South Hedge of the Garden Close part of the tenement of Binner.... in a line with the Woolf's Great Engine House on Wheal Vor... to a Stone Post fixed up in Binner Wood....' etc.


  47. Crowan TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE of house and premises in Polcrebo in Crowan. Vellum 24" x 31", 3 wax seals. 1876. £14.00

    SALTASH BRIDGE

  48. Day and Son, Lithographers TO THE DIRECTORS OF THE CORNWALL AND SOUTH DEVON RAILWAYS This View of the Royal Albert Bridge At Saltash, Constructed of Wrought Iron, from the designs of I.K. Brunel, Esqre., F.R.S. is respectfully inscribed by The Publisher. Lithograph on stiff paper, from a drawing by C.A. Scott, engraved surface size 11" x 16", hand-coloured, in buff card mount. To the left of title is a list of measurements (height, weight etc.), and to the right a 10-line description. Published by J. Haydon, Fore St., Devonport. c1859. £170.00
    A view looking up river at the bridge, much shipping including paddle steamer in foreground, railway on left with two workmen, train approaching.


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

  50. Free Fronts COLLECTION of 40 address panels, mostly to John Rogers at Penrose and Falmouth, stamped with red 'Free' post marks with crown, plus approx. 20 without marks. 1820's and 30's. £20.00
    Includes ones sent by Dunstanville, Gore Langton, Carmarthen etc.


  51. Grade TITHE APPORTIONMENT of the Parish of Grade in the County of Cornwall. 1843. 14pp, folio, plus 2p introduction, plain wraps with printed label. Printed in columns for Landowner, Occupiers, No. on Plan, Description of Lands, Cultivation, Rent Charge apportioned. Pages dog-eared but clean, wraps grubby with some ink blots, spine worn. Carlyon, Printer, Helston, 1843. £110.00
    Tenements include Worvas, Trevelgas, Kuggar, Chiverton, Plain an Quarry, Ledra, Polteska.


  52. Great Work Mine BOND of John Boase of Wendron to John Richards of Poltair for £3000. Printed with manuscript inserts, 1p., sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf. Small wax seal... together with... Memorandum giving notice to John Silvester the Purser of the Great Work Consolidated Mines from the Solicitors of John Richards of Poltair in Madron of the sale of ten one hundred and nineteenth parts or shares in Great Work Consols. 1 pages. 1838. £22.00

  53. Gwinear RELEASE of the Freehold estate of Taskus in Gwinear... the leasehold esate of Trevessa in St Erth remaining charged with the said Rent charge, Mrs Wilmot Nicholls to R. Osborne. On paper, 22" x 15", 2 wax seals. 1878. £14.00

  54. Helston COMPLAINT of Grace, Eleanor and Margaret Gill, Executrixes of the will of Robert Gill, Surgeon, against William Knuckey in a Plea of Trespass. Two and a half pages, manuscript, folio, written on one side only in a small hand, outlining the Case. Attached is a list of 23 Jurors, with a note of those who were sworn. c1770. £18.00
    The defendant did not appear. The case concerned a promissory note.


  55. Helston streets TWO BILLS for payment by the Borough to Michael James for carrying stones and sand to the streets. Oct. - November 1782, January 1783. One 4to, the other sm. 8vo. 1782-3. £16.00
    Includes '2 Days unLoading the Canon and Stores att Gweek'.


  56. Helston, Scilly THE EXAMINATION of Esther Bonstow alias Rowe... touching the place of the last legal Settlement of James Rowe her illegitimate son... Folio sheet, 7 lines of printing with ms inserts, followed by 23 lines of manuscript. Signed with her mark by Esther, and by two Justices. 1826. £36.00
    Explains that at sixteen she moved from Helston to St. Mary's, Scilly, where she was married to Richard Rowe, a soldier, and lived for five years. They then moved to Plymouth where she had a son. Her husband left her and she applied for relief, but at Tavistock, the place of her husband's Settlement, it was discovered that at the time of their marriage on Scilly he already had a wife.


  57. Illogan, Parish of TYTHES DUE MICHAELMAS 1775 and 1776. Single paper sheet, folded, written on both sides, size 18" x 13", in tabular form giving Persons name (130 listed), arrears due, received by, etc., with on right 'Tythes and arrears due Mich. 1777'... together with... Tithes and Arrears due Michaelmas 1778, similar sheet, written on one side only, in two columns, some repaired tears (130 names)....together with... Tithes due at Michaelmas 1779, one one side only, on verso is 'Rent of Houses on the Glebe'....together with... Tithes due Michaelmas 1780, written on one side, with 'Rent of Houses on the Glebe' and 'Rents of Seats in the Church' on verso...together with....similar for 1781, 1782 and 1783...together with... four folio sheets, written on one side only, listing payments made by Thomas Kevill in connection with the tithes, 1776, 1778, 1780, 1781, 1782, including payments for church repairs 'repaving the Isle of Illogan Church', 'Cath. Trenery for liquor etc. on receiving tithes'. 1777-1782. £100.00
    Lists 130 payers. Names include Craze, Treloar, Simcock, Seccomb, Polkinhorne, Magor, Nettle, Penberthy.


  58. Kea ASSIGNMENT of 1/24 and 1/32 parts in Baldue Mine, John Dagge, Administrator of James Dagge, to Thomas Reed. 1p. folio, two wax seals. 1793. £34.00

  59. Lanhydrock Estates PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Agricultural Estates and Accommodation Lands within the Manor of Trevillis, situate in the Parishes of St. Pinnock, Braddock and Liskeard, and the Borough of Liskeard.... extending to about 726 Acres comprising Three Valuable Pasture and Arable Farms, Tenements, Cottages, Accomodation Lands.... 102 Acres of Woodland. To be Offered By Auction at Webbs Hotel, Liskeard.... 13th April 1912. 20pp., folio, printed paper wraps, five large coloured folding plans in pocket at rear. Split at spine, due to weight of maps in pocket, and back wrap detached. Some waterstaining down right margin of front wrap and margin of first two leaves. 1912. £65.00
    Includes Penhole Farm, West and East Trevillis Farms, St. Pinnock, Emlyn's Park, Cricket Field, Stone Yard etc. at Liskeard.


  60. LEASE FOR A YEAR of messuage near the key or pier of Penzance lately known by the sign of the Ships Tavern, bounded on the north by the Highway leading from the Chapel to the Key, and on the East by a cellar formerly called Benmer's cellar, Abraham Denis of Penzance, Mariner, to Francis Symons of Penzance, Joiner. Vellum, 11" x 21", wax seal. 1765. £15.00

  61. Looe PHOTOGRAPHS Three photographs, comprising: View of Looe, size 6" x 10", looking inland up a creek, small harbour in foreground with boats beached, men in boats and laying out nets, some discoloration in sky; on verso is view of Looe, same size, from high up looking across town, both titled and numbered in plate in white; view of Looe, looking down a steep street with people walking up, chickens pecking in street, size 6" x 8". c1880. £18.00

  62. Lostwithiel (Borough of) TO THE CONSTABLE OF THE SAID BOROUGH These are in his Majesty's Name to command you.... to summon Thomas Talling Junr. Cordwainer of the said Borough.... to appear before me.... to answer to the complaint and information of James Mutton Carpenter of St. Wennoe for an assault committed on him.... Printed certificate, sm. 4to, with ms inserts, signed by the Justice, P.J. Pomery. Traces of folds and a few ink blots. 8th April 1836. £20.00

  63. Ludgvan COUNTERPART LEASE of part of Polgrean, for some years past in the occupation of John Trewhella, John Jope Rogers to William Craze. Large vellum sheet, wax seal. 1872. £12.000

  64. Madron LEASE FOR A YEAR of house, garden and fields known as Vinicombe's Tenement, Jael Harris Nanshewthal in St Just in Roseland, Widow, to Henry Eva of Maddern, yeoman. Vellum, 13" x 21", 2 good quality black armorial seals. 1767. £18.00

  65. Perranzabuloe SURVEY of the Lost Church. Plan, titled 'Lost Church - Perranzabuloe', reproduced by xerox-process, size 17" x 44", Scale 1: 1000, line of suggested trench added in red ink. Shows track acting as Watercourse, many spot heights, various paths, ridges, pools, dunes etc. Repaired 6" tear from right edge.... together with.... separate smaller sheet 'Section along Line R-S-..... of Plan (i.e. suggested trench)... together with... 3 photographs of the church in the sand-dunes, size 6" x 8". 1959. £22.00

  66. Phillack ASSIGNMENT of shop, workshop and premises in Fore Street Bodriggy in Phillack, W.Rosewarne and others to Hannibal Tredinnick. Vellum, 3p, folio, coloured sketch map on verso. 1899. £10.00

  67. Polgrean BOND of Tobias Tilly of Penzance, Pewterer, to John Rogers, for payment of an annuity to Mr Tilly's mother. Large paper sheet, wax seal. Wear at one point where folds meet, and a few minor edge tears. 1773. £15.00
    Refers to sale to Rogers of tenements at East and West Polgrean in Ludgvan.


  68. Sandys (William) Vicar of St. Minver NOTEBOOK Presumably kept while he was a student at Oxford. Size 13" x 8", marbled boards, calf spine, rubbed. 109 pages of entries plus many blanks. On endpaper is written 'W. Sandys E. Coll. Omn. An. Oxon. October 28th 1760', and on the flyleaf 'W. Sandys Coll. Omn. An. Socius(?) Dec. 3rd 1760. Begins with 'Copy of Notes taken from Dr. Blackstone's Lectures. The Second part of the course. Begun Wed. Dec. 3rd 1760...' There are lengthy passages on all the different points of the Creed, and other theological writings. 1760. £160.00
    See Boase 'Collectanea', column 865. 'Of All Souls' coll. Oxford, B.A. 1760, M.A. 1763, Fellow; Purchased the rectory and vicarage of St. Minver from Sir J.W. Prideaux...'.


  69. St. Ives COUNTERPART LEASE of two dwelling houses, Bakehouse and Garden near the Higher Bridge, St. Ives, Thomas Bedford Bolitho of Trewidden to Charles Tremearne of St. Ives. Large vellum sheet, 21" x 28", wax seal. 1873. £12.00
    Refers to past occupiers etc. The property is referred to as part of the manor of Dynas Ia and Porthia.


  70. St. Keverne ELIGIBLE FARMS IN CORNWALL to be sold free of Great Tithes... Monday the 20th day of October next... A survey will be held at the House of Thomas Pearce Innkeeper in St. Keverne Church Town for selling the freehold and Inheritance of the following very fine Bartons and Farms... Manuscript, 2p, foolscap, possibly to be used to print auction handbill from. Describes 3 Lots, comprising Barton and Farm of Pengarrock, of Rosecarron, and of Nambol, with occupiers, rents etc. 1800. £20.00

  71. St. Kew LEASE of a tenement in the village of Trewetherne in the Parish of St. Kew, Abraham Hambly to John Symons. Vellum, 16" x 24", 2 wax seals. 1824. £14.00

  72. St. Minver BOND OF AWARD Michael Gummow, blacksmith of St. Minver to Charles Ivey, Yeoman, for £500. 1p, folio. Good black wax seal with bust. 1801. £17.00
    Relates to the appointment of an abitrator to settle any disputes.

    ST. MINVER CHARITY

  73. St. Minver MRS DARELL'S CHARITY MONEY Distributed Jany. 12, 1800 (to Xmas. 1799). Manuscript, 1p, folio, folded with docket title, listing 37 names and amount received. On adjoining sheet is a second page listing 46 names and amounts dispensed, 1801 (for Xmas 1800)... together with similar documents for the period 1786 to 1812, and a bundle of documents detailing 'What the Poor Rec'd weekly North Side' and 'South Side', 'Account of Paupers who Received Pay, 1802', etc., and account of 'them who receive to attending Paupers', plus various small chits held with pins, and a 1p extract from Mrs Darell's will, relating to funds from her estate at Trewornan to be used for the poor of St. Minver. 1786-1812. £90.00
    Below one list of recipients is a note saying they are expected to attend the morning servies on that day 'otherwise they will be excluded from the Benefaction'.


  74. Tintagel Post Office PHOTOGRAPH Fine sharp photograph, size 6" x 10", on card album leaf, a close-up view of two cottages, a small sign 'Post Office' above right hand doorway. Roof looking very mossy and delapidated. Titled in pencil on mount 'Old House in the main Street, Tintagel'. late 1880's. £15.00

  75. Truro APPOINTMENT Release and Assignment upon Trusts.... William Ferris to J. Borlase. 4 large vellum sheets, some browning. 2 wax seals... together with.... Lease of Castle Meadow, John Sawyer to Richard Ferris, Tanner, 1802. Single large vellum sheet, good wax seal. 2 items. 1827 and 1802. £18.00
    Refers to a meadow known as Burthen Castle Meadow in the Borough of Truro, part of the Manor of Trevilla.


  76. Wadebridge WADEBRIDGE R.D.C. WATER Map of District. Scale 1/25000. Two maps, each size 16" x 56", linen backed and folding into cloth boards, labelled 'Central Portion' and Southern Portion. Covers Padstow, Wadebridge, Warleggan, Bodmin, Newquay. Maps marked with various pipelines, mains etc, in different coloured inks. 1946. £25.00

  77. Wendron and Bodmin DEPOSITION AND COMPLAINT of James Tremelling, Overseer of the Poor of the parish of Wendron... who saith that... John Andrew, Tinner is liable for seven pounds six shillings for maintenance of a female bastard child born of the body of Anne Moyle, which he has refused to pay... together with... Order to the Constables of Wendron by John Rogers, Justice of the Peace, to convey Andrews to the House of Correction at Bodmin... 'there to be kept to hard labour for the space of three months'. 2p., small folio, in different hands, held at corner. Not signed, so presumably copies kept for records (watermark 1809). 1812. £34.00

  78. Wendron COUNTERPART OF LEASE of part of Nancrossa tenement in the parish of Wendron, William Hill of Penzance, to Thomas Grylls of Helston, in trust for Mrs. Hill. Vellum, size 14" x 20", signed with wax seal, printed with MS inserts. 1806. £14.00

  79. Wendron MORTGAGE of parts of Liserea, Liserea Wastes and Bowein in Wendron, Bennett Treloar to William Treloar. Large vellum sheet, wax seals, pieces of vellum clipped at top corners, affecting small part of printed first word. Later deed on verso between Martha Treloar and Thomas Lean of The Gew, Marazion. 1885. £13.00

  80. Wendron RELEASE IN FEE of 5 fields called the Casterills and Creek Mollan in the Parish of Wendron, John Borlase and Revd. R.G Grylls to John Jenkin, Yeoman. Large vellum sheet, two wax seals. 1837. £15.00


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  81. Buck (S. & L) THE WEST VIEW OF CALDER-ABBY, IN THE COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 14", plus wide margins. A good impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1739. £40.00
    Shows ruins surrounded by tall trees.


  82. Castle Sowerby A PARTICULAR of a Copyhold Estate Situate at Hewerhill in the Parish of Castle Sowerby... To be Sold... at the House of Mrs Marr, The George Inn, at Heskett New Market.... 2nd day of September 1808. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. Attractively printed. 1808. £48.00
    The property was held under the Manor, the Lord of which was the Duke of Devonshire.


  83. Drigg, Ravenglass ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 17", linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Parkland, roads and coastland hand-coloured. c1870. £15.00
    About two thirds of the map is sea area.



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  84. Alfreton, Chesterfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet 112, scale 1" to 1 mile, colour printed quarter sheet. Section at bottom. Linen-backed and folding to sm. 4to. Third edition 1908. £12.00

  85. Badmin (S.R) (Painted by) THE SHELL GUIDE TO DERBYSHIRE Poster, size 29" x 20", metal stretchers. Repaired tear at right hand margin going upwards and reaching 2" into plate, repaired on verso. c1960. £18.00
    Shows Haddon Hall, Chatsworth, Chesterfield Church etc., with key.


  86. Chesterfield, Alfreton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 18", border all round. Folding to sm. 8vo, marbled sides, homemade label. Some slight discoloration at some section edges. c1890. £10.00

  87. Frost & Winfield's PATTERN BOOK OF REGISTER STOVES Tiled Grates and Kerbs for Tiled Hearths, Open and Close Fire Cooking Ranges, Tailors' Iron-Heating Stove, Church Heating Apparatus, Gill Stoves, Plain and Ornamental Gates, Railings, Balusters.... Title page and 48 lithographic plates, all but the last six are coloured, and showing one item per page, the vast majority being ranges and grates. Stiff cloth-covered wraps, blind-stamped, with gilt monogram on front board, size 9" x 11". J. Lockwood, Lithographer, Sheffield. c1870. £95.00

  88. Scropton CONVEYANCE of a piece of land near the North Staffordshire Railway line, Vera Bowers of Caverswall Castle to E. Orme of Hatton Hall. Vellum, 2p. folio, ruled with red borders, full page manuscript plan on adjoining leaf, relevant lands coloured. Scale 2 chains to 1", size 17" x 10". 1917. £20.00

  89. 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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  90. Ashburton FOR SALE by Auction... very desirable Family and Commercial Hotel... called the London Hotel... three Cottages.... Walled Garden... Handbill, size 10" x 8", variety of typefaces. Detailed description of building and its situation... together with... Manuscript Conditions of Sale, 5p, folio, with completed memorandum. 1891. £18.00

  91. Bampton, Honiton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", mounted on linen, folding into 8vo marbled wraps, inserted into red cloth slipcase with Stanford label. Geological symbols. Fully coloured with counties shaded in wash, boundaries in a brighter wash. Main roads, railways, parkland coloured. 1859. £45.00
    Also covers part of Somerset and small part of Dorset.


  92. Barnstaple & Ilfracombe GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, fully hand-coloured, dissected and mounted on linen, overall size approx. 25" x 37", folding to 8vo marbled paper sides. Key in sea area. c1850. £75.00
    Shows the area from Barnstaple to Countisbury, Exmoor as far as Simondsbath, much of the map is sea area.


  93. Beerferris, Lewtrenchard, Marytavy, Whitchurch, Buckland Monachorum, Tavistock etc. ACCOUNT BOOK of Poor Law official, listing costs of administration, 1845-50. Vellum bound ledger, size 16" x 7", lettered 'Bill Book' on spine. 141 pages in a neat hand, plus many blanks, listing expenses under headings of 17 parishes. With index to parishes. 1845-50. £275.00
    Includes taking depositions, issuing removal orders and summonses, attending at the workhouse to take examinations, swearing constables, journey expenses to different parishes, e.g. 'Journey to Milton Abbott to examine John Stitson as to his settlement... 10s 6d. Horsehire & expenses 3s.6d. Examination 2s.' 'Journey to White Works to examine Peter Hannaford as to his settlement he having made a mistake of 10 years as to the period of his marriage and as his settlement by hiring and service in Widdicombe in the Moor was gained immediately before his marriage...' 'Journey to Plympton with two Magistrates to send Mary Merifield, Elizabeth Hodge and Jane Coombe to the County Lunatic Asylum... 10s 6d. Fly hire £1.5.0d. Surgeon's certificate 3s.'


  94. Bideford, Holsworthy ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". Linen-backed and folding into marbled 8vo wraps, cloth-covered slip-case with Stanford label and key-map. n.d. c1870. £28.00

  95. Boyton Bridge LEGAL CASE relating to a dispute over the responsibility to repair the Bridge. 1p, large folio, folds, docket title. Some slight wear at one fold with loss of a few letters. 1786? £40.00
    Notes various judgements in the past, including that the western side was to be repaired by the 'inhabitants of the County of Cornwall' and the eastern side by Devon, and that 'there was a publick survey called and held abt. 60 years since at the place for building the new bridge... and set the same to one Palmer a Mason of Lyfton for £100.' Concludes that the bridge is in decay 'and that severall persons and Horses had been drownd there and many others in danger of their lives'. Lists witnesses to be called to support the points down the right hand side.


  96. Buckerell & Godford PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of The Manors or reputed Manors of Buckerell & Godford.... and a very desirable Freehold Estate comprising 626 Acres.... to be Sold by Auction by Mr. James Hussey, at the Angel Inn, in Honiton, On Friday, the 23rd day of June, 1865. Folio, 10pp, 2 hand-coloured folding plans, last leaf partly dusty, few short tears to margins, early attempt at crude stitching. 1865. £35.00

  97. Buckfastleigh TO BE SOLD By Auction... 8th day of May, 1862.... All that Substantially Built Public House With Bake-House, Courtlage, Premises and Garden, called The Royal Oak, Togeher with a Tenement adjoining, situate in Jordan Street and held for the residue of a Term of 999 years... Auction poster, with some lines in large capitals, size 17" x 11, small piece torn from top corner not affecting text. Creagh, Printer, Ashburton. 1862. £30.00

  98. Chagford ELIGIBLE SMALL FREEHOLD ESTATE FOR SALE Beautifully situate on the Borders of Dartmoor... for Sale by Auction... 8th day of September.... All that Desirable Estate known as 'Yelfords'.... Poster, size 21" x 15", traces of folds, two small tears at fold repaired on verso.... together with manuscript Conditions of Sale, with completed Memorandum, 2p., folio. 1887. £32.00
    'containing one of the prettiest building sites to be found in this far-famed Healthy and Romantic Neighbourhood'.


  99. Dartmoor ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXV, dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding to large 4to. Two small lightish brown spots. Small library stamp and crayon index no. on verso. Printed from an Electrotype, c1870. £35.00

  100. Fremington CONVEYANCE of the Well Closes, Dawkins Tenement at Rookabear, William Puddicombe to James Ratcliffe. Large vellum sheet, three nice wax seals with Roman busts. 1830. £15.00

  101. Lamerton THE POOR RATE BOOK Parish of Lamerton. An Assessment for the Relief of the Poor.... made this 19th day of October 1906. Printed rate book, 7" x 15", limp cloth wraps. Entries in a neat hand, with columns for property, extent, occupier, owner, rate assessed, value of agricultural land, collection account etc. 24 double-page spreads completed. 171 occupiers named. 1906. £75.00

  102. Millbay Ward, Plymouth THE FLOODING OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT Voters in Millbay Ward. Do you know how your present Representatives in the Council acted in this most important question... If Not, You Should! Vote for Taylor. Handbill, size 12" x 9", traces of folds and two small repaired edge tears, relating to the scheme for a Pumping Station, with verbatim quotes from the candidate in the Council Meeting of May 16th. 1899. £28.00

    ARCHITECT'S DRAWING

  103. Minhinnick (William) TAVISTOCK WHARF PREMISES Proposed Stable and Waggon Shed. Architect's drawings, in ink and watercolour on cartridge paper, size 20" x 26". Scales: Plans and Elevations 8ft to an inch, Sections 4ft to an inch. Comprises Section, Elevation and Plan of Waggon Sheds, with detail of joist 1/8th size. Elevation and Plan of Stables, with Elevation of Crib and Manger, and a section across the building. Signed by William, Richard and John Minhinnick, March 14th, 1890. 6" tear in paper at centre, repaired on verso. 1890. £95.00

  104. Borough of Plymouth AT A MEETING OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR HEARING APPEALS on assessed Taxes held at the Guildhall, Plymouth, on Wednesday the 23rd Day of January 1807. Report on the case of Richard Crompton, Captain in the Royal Lancashire Militia, who claimed he was not liable to pay the surcharge for one male servant. 2 pages in MS, small folio, folded, contemporary copy (watermarked 1806), with names of Commissioners. 1807. £26.00
    The case revolved around whether 'Militia' was included in 'Infantry' in the terms of the Act giving exemption.


  105. Plymouth, Borough of TO GRANITE MERCHANTS AND OTHERS The Commissioners for Paving, Lighting and Improving the Town of Plymouth, do hereby give Notice, that they are ready to receive Tenders from Persons Willing to Contract for the Supply of Granite Curb... The Specifications may be seen, and further particulars obtained, on application to Mr Bampton, the Commissioners' Surveyor... Poster, size 18" x 11", folds. Printed with large type faces. A few calculations in ink in margin and on verso. Jenkin Thomas, Printer. February 28th, 1852. £65.00

  106. Rendlestone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 17", plus margins, on stiff paper. Sheet No. CVI. N.E. 1884. £10.00
    Covers Dartmoor Prison, Merrivale, Great Mis Tor.


  107. Rowe (G) Exeter, Publisher ENTRANCE TO THE VALLEY OF ROCKS, LINTON Lithograph, engraved surface 7" x 8". c1829. £18.00

  108. Rowe (G), Cheltenham LINTON 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. c1845. £40.00

  109. Rowe (G), Pr. and Pub. LINTON From the Valley of The East Lyn. Drawn, Printed & Published by G. Rowe, Exeter Hall, Cheltenham. Tinted lithograph size 8" x 11", plus margins. c1840. £38.00
    Shows two people on donkeys on a road running parallel to the river, Lynton in distance.


  110. Salcombe PHOTOGRAPH Fine view of Salcombe looking across the river, boats in foreground. Size 7" x 11", mounted on card album leaf. Number '25229' in white bottom left. 1880's. £10.00
    A good sharp image.


  111. 'Scrutator' FRIENDS OF THE CHURCH The opponents to the Church-Rate have been Virtually Defeated... Let not those who have received from the Church Rates large Sums, refuse paying small ones. This in one case applies to a leader of the Anti-Church party. be Firm, and we must ensure Victory. Handbill, size 13" x 8", Traces of folds, some slight dustmarking along part of one fold. Chave, Printer, Higher-Back-Street, Tavistock. 29th October, 1834. £50.00

  112. Silverton, Bickleigh etc. PHOTOGRAPHS 17 photographs, 3" x 5", including street scenes with crowds of people, troops with horses pulling stores, picnic with carriages on moor, etc. Some rather faded, possibly photographs of original (c1890) photographs taken c1920. c1920. £16.00

  113. Stowford, Lewtrenchard ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Four maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, on stiff paper, size 13" x 17" plus margins, Sheet Nos. LXXXVII.N.W, N.E, S.W, S.E. Some water-features coloured. First edition without contours, 1888. £32.00
    Covers Broadwood Widger, Thrushelford, Combebow, Sprytown, Eastcott.

    ARCHIVE OF ELECTION BROADSIDES

  114. Tavistock COLLECTION OF SEVENTY FOUR ELECTION BROADSIDES 1832-1874. Mounted on thick paper leaves in crude album, size of album 21" x 13", in chronological order. Rough brown paper wraps, later manuscript label. There is one handbill of 1832, being a report on Lord John Russell's speeches at Torquay and Honiton (17" x 13", with small piece torn from corner affected a few words), the next one chronologically being 31st March 1852, through 1853, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1859, then a jump to 1874 (7 items). The greatest number are for 1857. All but 10 are large handbills, printed with headings in large heavy capitals, almost filling the page, the other 10 are closely-printed 4to 'letters', some printed in cursive. A few are long and thin and mounted two to a page, and folded. Most have Tavistock imprints, with day, month, and year of printing, although were presumably considered too scurrilous. Printers include G. Spencer, J.L. Commins, Feaston and Bounsall, T.S. Chave ('An Apprentice Wanted'). There are also a few pages of contemporary newcuttings. Two handbills (apart from the one of 1832) have faults, a piece torn from corner with loss of a few words.) £1100.00
    A sample includes: 'Vive le Mensonge!' To the Electors of Tavistock.... Electors! A promise is only a trap... you appear to be too scrupulous. You will never do for politicians.... A Few Patriots. Dartmoor Prison. March 13th. 1857.' Size 17" x 11". 39 lines; 'Missing. A number of Ticket of Leave Men, supposed to be secreted at Tavistock, in order to swamp respectable Votes at Public Meetings... They may be esily known by their ferocious yells and craven countenances... Dated March 19th. 1857.' 8 lines in large type. 10" x 15"; 'State of The Poll ('Final' added above in manuscript). Four o'clock. Byng...22, Carter...169, Phillimore...104' (number of votes filled in in ink). Printed in very large letters on yellow paper, size 13" x 19". Full list available on request.

    ARCHIVE OF ELECTION BROADSIDES

  115. Tavistock COLLECTION OF SEVENTY FOUR ELECTION BROADSIDES 1832-1874. Mounted on thick paper leaves in crude album, size of album 21" x 13", in chronological order. Rough brown paper wraps, later manuscript label. There is one handbill of 1832, being a report on Lord John Russell's speeches at Torquay and Honiton (17" x 13", with small piece torn from corner affected a few words), the next one chronologically being 31st March 1852, through 1853, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1859, then a jump to 1874 (7 items). The greatest number are for 1857. All but 10 are large handbills, printed with headings in large heavy capitals, almost filling the page, the other 10 are closely-printed 4to 'letters', some printed in cursive. A few are long and thin and mounted two to a page, and folded. Most have Tavistock imprints, with day, month, and year of printing, although were presumably considered too scurrilous. Printers include G. Spencer, J.L. Commins, Feaston and Bounsall, T.S. Chave ('An Apprentice Wanted'). There are also a few pages of contemporary newcuttings. Two handbills (apart from the one of 1832) have faults, a piece torn from corner with loss of a few words.) 1832-74. £1100.00
    A sample includes: 'Vive le Mensonge!' To the Electors of Tavistock.... Electors! A promise is only a trap... you appear to be too scrupulous. You will never do for politicians.... A Few Patriots. Dartmoor Prison. March 13th. 1857.' Size 17" x 11". 39 lines; 'Missing. A number of Ticket of Leave Men, supposed to be secreted at Tavistock, in order to swamp respectable Votes at Public Meetings... They may be esily known by their ferocious yells and craven countenances... Dated March 19th. 1857.' 8 lines in large type. 10" x 15"; 'State of The Poll ('Final' added above in manuscript). Four o'clock. Byng...22, Carter...169, Phillimore...104' (number of votes filled in in ink). Printed in very large letters on yellow paper, size 13" x 19". Full list available on request.


  116. Tavistock EXPENDITURE of The Poor Rate of the Parish of Tavistock, from Lady-Day 1835 t : Lady-Day 1836. Printed sheet, printed on one side only, with large heading, size 15" x 10", traces of folds, small brown stain over two letters of title with small piece of blank area torn away, some minor edge tears. Lists 21 payments in first section, then, 'George Long, Guardian, in Account with the Parish of Tavistock' including money 'received for the maintenance of Illegitimate Children', 'advanced to Mr John Stephens for the maintenance of his Apprentice' etc., and 'William Barnett, Collector, in Account with the Parish of Tavistock'. At the bottom are lists of officers, Vestry etc. Chave, Printer, Tavistock. 1836. £48.00
    Payments in the first section include 'For 2 Pigs for the Workhouse £2.3s.6d', 'Tavistock Paupers in Exeter, as per bill, £6.12.0d', 'Mr Danield Perkins Bill for Calico 7s 1d'.

    TAVISTOCK MARKET

  117. Tavistock Market DESIGN FOR MARKET TAVISTOCK for His Grace the Duke of Bedford. Architect's drawing, large title as above, in watercolour, in brownish tones, and blued, showing classical portico with four columns, three arched windows with railings, shell decoration above columns, two plaques with inscriptions. Below is a ground plan in pink grey and brown. Size of drawing 7" x 9", size of plan 5" x 8", overall size of paper 18" x 14". On Whatman paper, watermarked 1822, traces of horizontal fold below drawing. 1822. £150.00

  118. Tavistock REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF TAVISTOCK; With a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 2pp, with a folding plan by Robt. K. Dawson, size 15" x 17", coloured in outline, scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £26.00

  119. Tavistock TAVISTOCK GUILDHALL Block Plan. Small manuscript plan in two colours on waxed cotton, size 10" x 10", with key to different areas, including sergeant's apartments, superintendent's office, cell, police officer's cottage etc. c1880. £18.00

  120. Tavistock Union VOTING PAPER FOR THE ELECTION OF GUARDIANS for the Year 1882. Printed form, size 10" x 15", with table of 8 nominees, giving name address and occupation. Manuscript details have been inserted in Voter name section (John Reep for Wapsworthy), but the form has not been used, small repaired tear, slightly grubby. Tavistock Printing Company, 1882. £22.00
    Occupations of nominees include Mine Agent, Cabinet Maker, Timber Merchant.


  121. Torbryan GRASS AND SEEDS ON YEATE ESTATE In the Parish of Torbryan, To be Let, until Lady-Day next... for which purpose a Survey will be held.... Handbill, attractively printed in large letters, size 15" x 10", listing 19 lots with name of field, quality, acreage. Stentiford, Printer, Ashburton. 1851. £40.00

  122. Totnes MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT relative to the marriage of Charles Taylor of Totnes and Anne Yard of Alston, settling Taylor's dwelling house in Totnes on Anne Yard, in return for the 'competent sum of money' from George Yard as his daughter's marriage portion. Vellum, 21" x 25", good armorial wax seal on tag, fine calligraphic initial letter, with date enclosed, some slight fading of ink in places, outside dusty. 1690. £40.00


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  123. Corfe Mullen RENTAL OF THE ESTATE OF ST. JOHN COVENTRY ESQ. At Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Large account book, size 15" x 10", morocco label on front boards with title as above, full reversed calf. 137 double page spreads, listing rents received, with tenants' names, and sums paid out on his behalf by James Chislett (presumably estate manager) on the upkeep of the estate, taxes, repairs to farms and cottages, wages, building, etc. 1859-1863. £220.00
    Many of the expenses listed are to do with Henbury House, and Knowle: 'Jane Florance 18 days due for scrubbing rooms at Knowle House', 'W. Wilson for Fruit Trees planted in Henbury Garden... £5.2s', 'Paid Saml. Lovell for building new bakehouses at the cottages at Waterloo... £13.10s', 'To my charge for preparing Map and Terrier and colouring Map distinguisihing each Tenant's holding...'

    RICHARD HINE'S NOTEBOOKS

  124. Hine (R.S) SIX NOTEBOOKS relating to Beaminster history, the subscription to his book, and to his pharmacy studies, all 4to, black cloth wraps, spines rubbed. Comprising: (i) 3 notebooks of lectures on Beaminster, complete transcripts, obviously read rather than just spoken from notes, with notes of slides shown at particular points. One of the notebooks had been originally used for his lecture notes at Westminster College of Pharmacy, 1885. Approx. 80 pages of writing in each book. (ii) Lecture on a trip to America, 56 pages, in a book originally used for student Pharmacy notes, 1885. (iii) Lecture on a 5-week trip to Norway and the North Cape. 90 pages in old student notebook. Loosely inserted is the programme (Beaminster Dorcas Society) for An Entertainment, Feb. 6th, 1895, comprising music and 'Panoramic Lecture by Mr R. Hine entitled 'Land of the Midnight Sun'... with photographic views shewn by the aid of a powerful Lime-Light Bi-unial Lantern by Mr F. Balson, Bridport'. (iv) 'History of Beaminster. List of Subscribers, and Purchasers'. 63 pages of names in alphabetical order, with notes of payment. Original Prospectus loosely inserted. c1895-1914. £140.00

  125. Kimmeridge etc. POETICAL EPISTLE FROM F. FURBAR TO ---. Manuscript love poem in 96 lines, addressed to an unknown lady. The author refers to himself as 'Franky' and seems to be a farmer. 4p, 4to, with a few amendments. n.d. c1820. £40.00
    Refers to being mocked by the girls at the fair on 'Toller's plain', attending Kimmeridge Church 'To Kimmeridge Church I bend my way/Intent, as once, to sing & pray/ Soon as the Pitch pipe's notes so fine/Exalt the soul with air divine .... Gazing at thee with love perplext/ I scarce remember ee'n the text....', imagines driving to Wareham Market with beloved etc.


  126. Kinson PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of.... 'Kinson House', Kinson.... Auction particulars for sale on June 27th, 1910, 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1910. £10.00

  127. Somerset and Dorset Railway MIDLAND RAILWAY DISTANCE DIAGRAM. Somerset and Dorset Joint Lines. Blandford District. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Sheet 64, covering the line from Stalbridge to Bailey Gate, and Sheet 65, from Bailey Gate to Bournemouth. Printed on stiff paper. Each sheet size 18" x 12", plus margins. Small compass rose in margin. 1918. £46.00
    Shows main villages throughout the area, as well as on the line, other lines, main features, estates etc.


  128. Studland PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Residence and Premises situate at Studland known as 'Egglestone House' to be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Beer and Hobbs.... December 16, 1887. 2pp., folio, folded. 1887. £12.00
    'The only freehold that has been offered to the Public in Studland for many years past....'


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

  130. Weymouth BILL OF LADING for Wheat shipped by R. Damen on board the Arrow of Jersey, now at Weymouth, to be delivered to Plymouth, to Fox & Son. Printed with MS inserts, size 6" x 10", stab hole. 1860. £12.00

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



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  132. Hartlepool, Wolsingham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 103. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps. Roads, railways and parkland hand-coloured, county borders shaded in pink and yellow. Small area on Wolsingham Moor coloured red. Small split in linen at one fold, and some browning of linen at folds. c1880. £30.00


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  133. Asheldham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXIV, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Mainly sea. 1880. £12.00

  134. Birch, Abberton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XXXVI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, some fields shaded. Linen slightly browned at one fold. 1881. £25.00
    Shows Birch Hall, Abberton House etc.


  135. Brentwood, Mountnessing ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXI, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. 1921. £17.00

  136. Brightlingsea ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XXXVII (New Series), size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps, some light browning at section edges at one fold, one building in Colchester outlined in blue. 1924. £16.00
    Covers Wivenhoe, Colchester, Layer de la Haye.


  137. Colchester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XXXVII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Contours in red. Small area around Sandford Iron Works outlined in blue. Paper slightly darkened overall. Edition of 1924. £18.00

  138. Little Burstead WATERCOLOUR titled 'Little Burstead Church, Essex, S.E.'. Size ... with ruled border, in grey tones, with detailing in ink. Some slight spotting in sky area. c1820. £16.00
    The foreground of the churchyard is shown in a rather poor perspective but the architectural detail of the church is well-drawn.


  139. Southminster, Creeksea ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXIII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. Slight browning of linen along one fold. 1880. £26.00

  140. Upminster, South Ockenden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXV, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps which are stained. Some fields colour-washed. 1872. £24.00
    Covers Hornchurch, Upminster, Bulphan, South Ockenden.


  141. Warmingford, Boxted ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XVIII, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red, some fields south of Boxted shaded pink (possibly lots for auction sale). 1878. £28.00


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    Gloucestershire


  142. Cheltenham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXVI S.E, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1903. £8.00
    Covers Leckhampton, South Cheltenham.


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

  144. Fairford and Lechlade ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 37" x 72". Contours in red. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to card endpapers with Stanford label. n.d. 1930. £25.00
    Covers Lechlade, Down Ampney, Fairford, Latton etc.


  145. Gloucester area FIVE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile. Sheets LXIV S.E (Hawkesbury); LV N.E (Whitcliff Park, Ham), XXXIII S.E (Brookthorpe, Upton St. Leonards), XXXIII S.W (Quedgeley), XLVIII N.W (Breadstone). 1903. £30.00

  146. Iron Acton DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of close of woodland called Birchwood, John Trueman of Westerleigh to William Thomas. Vellum, fine calligraphic initial letter, 15" x 21". Wax seal on tag. 1689. £34.00
    In very clean crisp condition.


  147. Kingswood, near Wotton under Edge CONVEYANCE of a messuage lands and premises called Upper Dayhouse Farm, The Trustees of John Alway deceased to Sarah Wetmore. 2 large vellum sheets, signed by 5 parties with wax seals, with manuscript plan in text, coloured in outline, size 12" x 12", showing buildings, pond and spring, area with trees, adjoining owners, fine compass rose. Numbers on plan relate to schedule in deed. 1888. £30.00

  148. Nibley MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT upon the intended marriage of Daniel Collins and Emma Curnock. Agreement between Emma Curnock of Wick, Daniel Collins of Wotton under Edge, Yeoman, Robert Weight of Wotton under Edge, Thomas Pearson of Holt. Vellum, size 15" x 20", two good wax seals with female busts, fine calligraphic initial letter T. 1707. £36.00
    Refers to messuages and lands called Broadleazes, Little Swimbourne, Gallgrove.

    WITH MANUSCRIPT PLAN

  149. Old Sodbury CONVEYANCE of a Freehold Messuage, Mill and Land in the Parish of Old Sodbury, Joseph Dutfield and others to John Hatherill of Hill House, Old Sodbury. 3 large vellum sheets, 6 wax seals. On third sheet is finely drawn fully coloured manuscript plan, size 13" x 11", scale 3 chains to 1", showing buildings, stream, fields and hedges, adjoining owners. 1876. £45.00
    Includes house and garden, cottage, pasture land, grist mill and engine house with 'Steam Engine and fixed Machinery'.


  150. Painswick, Moreton, Cheltenham etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLIV, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 29". Dissected and mounted on linen and folding to sm. 4to, in worn cloth slipcase with morocco label. c1850. £34.00

  151. Pucklechurch, Westonbirt TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheets LXV N.E (Highgrove, Westonbirt House), LXXIII N.W (Hinton, Codrington, Pucklechurch). 1903-4. £15.00

  152. Rodberrow, near Stroud DEED of bargain and sale of pasture land at Rodberrow called Hoopers, Francis Halinger of Ebley, yeoman, to Giles Mason, Clothier. Vellum, 11" x 26", tag lacking wax seal, large calligraphic initial letter,, memorandum on verso witnessed by Henry Cripps. Details adjoining lands. Some spotting and rubbing at folds, very old repair with thread to small hole in vellum. 1631. £35.00

  153. Swindon ADMINISTRATION of Joseph Hatton, yeoman, of Swindon. Printed in Latin on vellum size 6" x 8", with details in MS. Lacks the large wax seal from the tag. 20th April 1714. £14.00

  154. Turner & Co., Bristol, Publishers & Pianoforte dealers SEVERN BRIDGE GALLOP Dedicated by Permission to Lady Fitzhardinge of Berkeley Castle. Composed by T.C. Turner. Piano music, 7p, folio, with decorative front wrap printed in blue, large letters, with large vignette, size 14" x 10". c1880. £20.00

  155. Winchcombe LEASE to vest posession of a moiety of lands in the Manor of Sudeley known as Thornes Close, Stancombe Close and the Gullett, Samuel Cox of Sudeley to Charles Hayward of Winchcombe. On paper, 13" x 16", wax seal. 30th Dec. 1805. £14.00

  156. Yate SETTLEMENT of John Neale to his son John of the Little Mead. Vellum, 20" x 30", large highly ornamental initial letter 'T' with the date at centre, three large decorative flourishes in top margin. Written in a very attractive but very legible large hand. Lacks tag from wax seal. 1682. £40.00


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    Hampshire and Isle of Wight


  157. Basingstoke ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale.... of Audleys Wood, with Medium Sized Country Residence.... Woodlands, Two Lodges, Three Cottages, Pensdell Farm.... to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 12th December, 1951. 23pp, 4to, loose in wraps due to rusted staples. 3 photographic plates and folding coloured plan. 1951. £18.00

  158. Basingstoke, Stockbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into marbled endppaers, inserted in slipcase with rubbed label. 1870. £35.00

  159. Fareham, Horsea Island, Portchester, Southwick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to one mile, composite map size 24" x 36", in sections, linen-backed, folding into cloth boards size 12" x 5". Water features hand-coloured. c1900. £22.00

  160. Hartley Wintney PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Of The Freehold Country Residence.... known as Ferney Close, West Green, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire.... for Sale by Public Auction.... On Wednesday, 15th April, 1953. Roy 8vo, original card covers, 10pp, includes 4 tipped-in photographs. 1953. £12.00

  161. Isle of Wight Marine Transit Company SHARE CERTIFICATE For 20 £10 Shares, printed with manuscript inserts, size 8" x 9", made out to George Dibley of Streatham. Impressed seal of company with steamship. Purple cancelled stamp, and cancelled perforation. 1886. £30.00

    ONE HUNDRED POUND SHARE IN RYDE PIER COMPANY

  162. Isle of Wight RYDE PIER COMPANY Share Certificate, of a one hundred pound share in the Ryde Pier Company. Printed on vellum with manuscript inserts, size 7" x 8", name of company at head in Gothic lettering. Large wax seal on green ribbon, cracked, with pieces missing. Perforated 'Cancelled' stamp. Traces of 2 folds. 7th January 1815. £70.00
    Made out to John Lind of Portsmouth, Doctor of Physic.



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    Herefordshire


  163. Hope Mansell WILL of Mr John Betham, farmer. 10th July 1795. 2p., folio, folded... together with... Will of Rudhall Betham, 1p., 1799. Copies, paper watermarked 1832. £15.00

  164. Much Marcle SETTLEMENT of Kinnaton Estate, John Ravenhill, Mary Hooper and others to James Hooper the Younger and Anne his wife. 26" x 32", 5 signatures with wax seals (two signing with their marks). Small split at one fold with some slight wear. 1743. £30.00
    Includes lands called Boyte field, Axfield, Cock Yard, The Grove, etc.


  165. Stoke Prior and Ford PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Property comprising The Stone Estate.... Situate in the Chapelry of Ford, & Parish of Stoke-Prior, and the Broadstone Estate.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 9th February, 1857. 2pp., folio, folded, double-page hand-coloured plan. 1857. £22.00


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    Hertfordshire


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



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    Kent


  167. Alkham, Paddlesworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Sheet LXVII. Size 24" x 36". Linen-backed, dissected and folding to 8vo. Attractive French mapseller's label to verso. 1876. £30.00

  168. 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

  169. Bilsington, Stone Hill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Some hand-shading of boundaries. Some browning down left-hand margin. First edition 1876. £28.00

  170. Bowen THE ROAD FROM CHELMSFORD TO MALDON and Raleigh in Essex and Gravesend in Kent. Handcoloured map of Kent, with table of distances and decorative border above, description and coat of arms below. Overall size 7" x 5", mounted in thin card mount, strip map on verso. 1755. £30.00

  171. Canterbury, Margate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding into cloth endpapers. Indelible library stamps on verso. 1" split in linen at edge of one fold. Paper watermarked 1849. £36.00

  172. Charing POSTER advertising the sale by Auction on 28th May, 1861, of the Acton Manor Farm, in the Parishes of Charing, Lenham, & Wichling, and also the Manor or Reputed Manor of Acton. 25" x 20", folds. 1861. £16.00

  173. 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

  174. Downe, Knockholt, Halstead ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XXVIII, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. Linen backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers, main roads coloured brown. A few small areas shaded. Edition of 1910. £18.00

  175. Hawkhurst CONVEYANCE of a messuage garden ground orchard and premises situate at Highgate in Hawkhurst, Fancis Ayers and Revd. John Howlett to William Harmer. Vellum, large vellum sheet with coloured plan, size 12" x 12", showing house and garden layout, adjoining fields and hop garden. Small table of reference, scale bar. 1881. £25.00

  176. Hunton LEASE of a messuage and lands at Hunton, William Riche, yeoman, and Thomas his son to William Lysney, yeoman, of Wrotham. In Latin, on vellum size 12" x 15", 34 lines. Signed by the Riches with two wax seals on tags. 1615. £60.00
    Refers to places called Spittles, Coxheath, Kitchinfield, Barnehill Green. With detailed description of situation, citing occupiers of land on the west, on the east etc.


  177. Kent ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 40. Canterbury, Maidstone, Rye. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch. White cloth covers with key map. c1911. £6.00

  178. Rainham, Newington, Bishop's Ouse ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No. XX, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into slightly chipped 8vo paper wraps. Roads railways and water-features coloured, some buildings coloured red. 1869. £30.00


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    Lancashire


  179. Broughton in Furness COMMON LAND FOR SALE August 20th, 1828. Lithographed hand-coloured plan, size 10" x 16", plus margins. Scale of 12 chains to an inch. Early repair to piece clipped in blank area below title. Shows area between River Dudden and Kirkby Pool, village, church, Wind Mill, Wreaks End, Merry Hall, Eccleriggs, High Cross, Sand Gap, intended and old drains and intended embankments, ancient enclosures, with plots of land for sale, with acreage, Lot nos. 1-15. Lot 5 is not indicated. 1828. £60.00
    A very detailed plan, presumably prepared for an Auction.


  180. 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. £20.00

  181. Lancaster LANCASTER BY SPEED in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. Manuscript plan so titled, finely drawn in ink, size 5" x 6", plus large calligraphic title, overall size 10" x 8". Pasted to grey paper. Initialled C.B. 1819. £30.00
    An early copy taken from the inset to Speed's map of the county.


  182. Lytham, Great Crosby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 90. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 18", border all round. Linen-backed and folding into 4to marbled wraps, fully hand-coloured in light wash with borders in a brighter wash. c1870. £16.00

  183. Manchester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXVIII at top right, and adjoining sheets. Made up of 4 small sheets. Size 24" x 28", linen-backed. Margins slightly grubby. c1850. £32.00

  184. Robinson (T) and Son, Rochdale CATALOGUE ILLUSTRE des Machines - Outils a Travailler Le Bois. 1892. 6ieme Serie. 117 pages, in French, decorative stiff wraps in red, green and gold, showing gold medals gained etc., back wrap with woodcut view of the works. Profusely illustrated, with description and tables of dimensions etc. 1892. £75.00
    Shows machines for planing, sawing, polishing, cutting mouldings etc.


  185. Rochdale Canal Company ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Map made up of four quarter sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", covering Bolton, Manchester, Dewsbury. Titled in black ink 'Rochdale Canal Company's Reservoir Works', and shaded in colours to show Rochdale District of Supply, Oldham District of Supply, Rochdale Canal Co.'s Reservoirs & Drainage Area. Rochdale Canal and Manchester Ship Canal marked in blue. Key to markings pasted top left. 1913. £36.00

  186. Wales and Co. A TABLE OF THE RECIPROCAL DISTANCES of the Principal Towns of England, Including all the Marked Towns of Lancashire. With an Itinerary of the Principal Coach Routes of Lancashire... Size 17" x 20", folds. c1850. £14.00
    'To Accompany the History, Directory and Gazetter of Lancashire, Publishing by Wales and Co., Liverpool.'



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    Lincolnshire


  187. Barnetby le Wold CONVEYANCE of a Messuage and Land situate at Barnetby le Wold, The Trustees of the Will of Mr John West to James Lockwood of Barnetby, Engine Driver. Large vellum sheet, with manuscript sketch plan, coloured in outline, size 12" x 13", showing road, plot of land, and two buildings. 1886. £22.00

  188. Fishtoft PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold & Tithe-Free Estate consisting of The Manor House, Farmhouse and Cottages and about 466a. 2r. 14p. of land.... To be Sold by Auction.... 23rd of July, 1913. Folio, 12pp, coloured folding map in pocket at rear. 1913. £20.00

  189. Gentleman (David), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO THE ROADS OF BRITAIN Sewstern Lane. Poster with picture of the lane south of Grantham. Below is description and small map with illustration of drovers. Size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom, light crease in part of plate. 1950's. £20.00

  190. Louth, Spilsby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 26". Linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. c1860. £20.00
    One third of map is sea area.


  191. Spilsby PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an Exceedingly Valuable Landed Property comprehending Two Excellent Farms. The whole estate extends to 825 Acres.... the Largest Oxen and Best Sheep are here fattened for the London Market.... being in the Parish of Ingoldmells, Addlethorpe, Orby & Winthorpe.... only half-an-hour's Drive of Skegness, the Fashionable Bathing Place.... The Property approximates upon the large Estates of Lord Willoughby D'Eresby & other Nobility and Gentry. Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Geo. Robins at The White Hart Inn, in Spilsby... 17th and 18th of July, 1838. In Fifty-Six Lots. 12pp., including completed memorandum on verso, folio, double-page plan. 1838. £65.00
    Includes details of the 56 Lots printed side-ways, in tabular form, with name of land etc., quantity, occupier, parish, adjoining owners on all four sides. "It must not be forgotten that if a large profit be in 'the mind's eye' of a Purchaser, the Residences may be converted into Marine Villas, Combining Income with the delight and benefit of sea air and the Vast expanse of the German Ocean'.



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    London


  192. Bacon's LIBRARY MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON With Index to Local Authorities shown on the Map. Colour printed, size 36" x 50", linen-backed and folding into marbled wraps, inserted in cloth covered slip case with title. Scale 1" to 1 mile, marked in 3" circles from centre. n.d. c1920 or earlier. £28.00

  193. Cary (John), Engraver MIDDLESEX Engraved map size 8" x 11", parkland, woodland, boundaries etc., handcoloured. Title, scale bar and small compass rose. 1787. £10.00

  194. Court of King's Bench WARRANT OF ATTORNEY to Confess Judgement, Robert Raynsford to John Devaynes. 1p, small folio, printed with ms inserts, half of blank conjoint leaf has been cut away.... together with... Assignment of Annuities for securing the Repayment of £2000, Robert Raynsford to John Devaynes. 2 pages, folio, manuscript, signed with wax seal... together with... Assignment of Bond, John Devaynes to Robert Raynsford. 2p, folio. 1783. £20.00
    Concerns a debt of £4000 owed to Devaynes by Raynsford.


  195. Gibson, Merchant, London JOURNAL 4to notebook, so titled in MS on front board, marbled boards, morocco spine, rubbed. Decorative engraved cartouche on first page, with globe, books etc, and MS title 'William Gibson's Book September 22nd 1857.' with verse on 'The man of trade'. 49p, carefully written, listing items bought and sold, with names of vendors & purchasers, with cash totals, sums lent upon bond etc. The first 24 pages are headed 'London' and dated from Jan. 1st to Mar. 31st 1858, the following pages headed Jamaica, Lisbon, New York, and other ports, with lists of goods etc. 1858. £45.00
    Goods bought and sold in London include tobacco, hops, madiera, sherry, Lisbon, Oporto and French wine, cloth such as 'Norwich crepe', 'sagathee' paper, tankards, pepper, etc. e.g. 'This day Richard Remnant offered to Pay me for the 16 Pipes of Sherry sold to him yesterday....' Possibly written as a student exercise.


  196. London INSURANCE CERTIFICATE of Royal Exchange Assurance. Large folio sheet, vignette of sailor by burning ship, man fleeing burning house, etc. Insures house and workshop at 176 Bishopsgate Street Without, tenant Bailey, 'a Coachmaker having about one bench but no pipe stove therein.' 1846. £6.00

  197. Midland Railway Distance Diagram LONDON DISTRICT Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Size 19" x 14". Sheet 44. Sixth Edition. 1913. £30.00
    Covers Tottenham, South Croydon, Eltham, Cricklwood.


  198. South London ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet 270. Size 13" x 19", linen-backed, folding into printed green cloth wraps with imprint of Alfred Wilson, Bookseller. c1880. £12.00
    Marginal information on verso.

    DAY AND SON, LITHOGRAPHERS

  199. Spittalfields APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURE apprentising John Fry Goulding son of John Goulding of Booth Street Copper plate printer to his father Citizen and Glover of London. Printed on vellum, blue paper tax stamp. 1820. Vellum rather rubbed, two small edge tears... together with... Indenture apprenticing Frederick Goulding, son of John F. Goulding of Pentonville, to Day and Son, Lincolns Inn Fields, for seven years, to learn the art of Copper Plate and lithographic printer. Printed on vellum, with manuscript inserts, size 14" x 10", 3 small wax seals. 1820 and 1857. £38.00
    Day and son were to be paid six shillings a week in the first year of his apprenticeship.


  200. St. Andrew and St. Pancras LEASE of 'all that Great Close of Land since devided into four or five several closes containing by estimation forty acres', Frances Countess of Salisbury and Grace Bennett of Cambridge to the Honble. George Watson of Ormond St. Vellum sheet with printed heading, size 13" x 21", a few small rust spots, signed by the first two parties with wax seals, there is also a note in the margin signed 'Salisbury' saying he/she has seen and approved the lease, 30th August, 1712. Attached is sketch plan on vellum, size 9" x 10", scale 1" = 10ft., showing garden, summer house, ditch, adjoining occupiers. 1711. £80.00
    Deeds of this date with sketch plans are rare.



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    Monmouthshire


  201. Abergavenny PROBATE of Lt. Col. Benjamin Orlando Jones, unattached K.T.S. in Her Majesty's Service. Probate copy of Will on vellum, size 19" x 23", smaller printed certificate attached with large papered seal of Registry of Llandaff. 1863. £14.00
    Refers to his house near Abergavenny called 'Hafod'.


  202. Rowe (G), Pr. and Pub. CHEPSTOW CHURCH Lithograph, size 6" 8", vignette form, overall size 9" x 12". On stiff paper. c1840. £20.00

  203. St. Mellons PROBATE of the will of William David. Vellum, size 15" x 17", smaller printed certificate with ms. inserts attached. Fine large papered seal of Registry of LLandaff. 1872. £10.00


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    Norfolk


  204. Ashwelthorpe Estate RENT ACCOUNT Wreningham Farm, etc. Year To Michaelmas 1894. 9 double page spreads, sm. folio, sewn in wraps. Vertical fold. 1894. £16.00
    The landowner was Lady Berners.


  205. Bradenham and Scarning Estate PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Fine Agricultural Property lying in the Parishes of East and West Bradenham and Scarning, and comprising three excellent farms... John Symonds has received instructions from the Trustees of the late Capt. H.S. Adlington, to Sell by Auction, at the Royal Hotel, Norwich, on Saturday, June 7th, 1919. Folding hand coloured plan, 14pp, original wraps, few short splits where folded. 1919. £22.00

  206. Bunwell, Forncett, Aslacton & Pulham Market PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Four desirable small Occupation farms with Dwelling Houses.... which Thomas Wm. Gaze is favoured with instructions from the Trustees of the Will of Mr William Betts, dec., to Sell by Auction at the Railway Hotel, Tivetshall, on Thursday, the 13th of July, 1899. Folio, 6pp, folded, docket title. 1899. £18.00

  207. Great Yarmouth Waterworks Company Session 1906. MAP colour-printed Ordnance Survey Map, size 32" x 38", linen-backed, marked to show average rainfall figures at stations marked with blue circle, and and catchment areas of Rivers Bure and Wensum (marked with blue and pink line). 1906. £24.00

  208. North Lynn, Gaywood & South Wootton PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Old Marsh & Pasture Land.... in three lots.... Charles Hawkins & Sons are instructed to Sell by Auction at the Globe Hotel, King's Lynn, on Tuesday, May 26th, 1942. Folio, 8pp, plan in pocket at rear, wraps, folded. 1942. £15.00

  209. Smith (W.H) NORWICH AND ENVIRONS Reduced Ordnance Map for Tourists by J. Bartholomew. Scale 4 miles to an Inch. Colour printed map, linen-backed, folding into sm. 8vo cloth-covered boards. Attrractive printed label. c1910. £9.00


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    Northumberland


  210. Prendwick BOND relating to the waste and moors of Prendwick and pasture for cattle, between Thomas Collingwood and John Alder. In English, 1p, 4to, blank conjoint leaf. 1606. £18.00

  211. Walker (J & C) NORTHUMBERLAND Engraved map with outline colouring showing areas of six Fox Hunts with small circles to show places of Meets, size 13" x 15", parkland and railway line coloured. With list of polling places, boroughs etc. Creases and repaired tears in bottom margin, one readhing 1" into text. c1860. £20.00


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    Shropshire


  212. Ludlow, Shrewsbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet LXI and part of sheet to the south, size 35" x 29", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo wraps. Some minor light foxing. Printed from an Electrotype. c1880. £28.00

  213. Wenlock REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF WENLOCK 2pp, with a folding Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, 2 Wards shaded. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £22.00


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    Somerset


  214. Bridgwater Bay GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN. Sheet XX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Hand-coloured, with key in margin, linen-backed, folding to 8vo, one endpaper. Sea area and the South Wales coast area has been cut away, leaving only the Somerset part of the map. c1885. £38.00

  215. Bromfield QUITCLAIM of Henry and Valentine Gardner of Bromfield to Sir Halswell Tynte, relating to his claim on property called Hallyer's Place 1p, small folio, two good small wax seals. Blank conjoint leaf. 1682. £28.00

  216. Broomfield LEASE of a messuage or tenement and meadow and pasture land and wood in Broomfield, William Knapman and John Radford to Christopher Symcock. Vellum, size 9" x 12", signed by Symcock, wax seal bound with cloth and string, on tag, indented top edge. 1693. £46.00

  217. Chilton Enclosure DOCUMENTS relating to the Act of Enclosure 1798-1801. Including: Notice of Meeting for putting The Act into Execution, at the House of John Stevens, known by the sign of the Bull Inn at Knowl... 26th June. 'All persons having claims which may affect the boundaries... to deliver in writing their claims. 1p., folio; Bill of Charles Chilcott to the Commissioners of Chilton Hamlet Inclosure, for surveying etc. e.g. 'To measuring & mapping the Common Fields 281 acres at 9d.... Two fair maps on vellum.... 5.3s.6d... attending Tyley in the Common for placing bound stones... £2.2s.' 2p, folio; Bundle of objections and claims, some marked 'disallowed', including letter from Robert Pilkington of Sommers Town, London saying he and others have letters patent from Charles I to prove a claim to Kings Sedgmoor; Bills for stamping the Award (including extra payment to the coachman 'for getting him to carry it it being so heavy'), and putting up bound stones and posters; two draft indentures relating to the Act. 18 pieces in all. 1798-1801. £65.00
    Charles Chilcott is mentioned in the Eden's 'Dictionary of Land Surveyors' as having done enclosure and tithe maps, known as working in North Petherton and Crowcombe.


  218. Cotterell (H.F) drawn by MAP OF THE CITY OF BATH. Folding lithographed map, size 11" x 12", folding onto sm. 8vo printed board. With key to Public Buildings and Churches. c1874. £25.00
    Covers Richmond Place, Bloomfield Terrace, Twerton Suspension Bridge.


  219. Enmore ASSIGNMENT of house, watergrist mill, garden and 9 acres of ground, William Rowe of Bridgwater, Engineer, to Abraham Stone of Bridgwater, Mariner. Vellum, size 13" x 24", wax seal on tag, two worm holes, small area of browning on left... together with... A Schedule of Writing relating to a messuage with a grist mill and 8 acres at Enmore. Details Indentures from 1712 - 1765. 1p, sm. folio. 1716. £34.00

  220. Glastonbury, Mendips, Bath ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XIX, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31", plus margins. Printed from an Electrotype in 1872. £30.00

  221. Hawkridge AUCTION HANDBILL advertising sale of Overland Tenements comprising fee simple of pasture land called West Shercombe, 2 acres of wood on Hawkridge Common, and 40 acres known as Shercombe Allotment. Sm. folio, folded, off-setting. 2p. manuscript conditions of sale attached. 1835. £24.00

  222. 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

  223. Kingsbury Episcopi LEASE for a year of a tenement called Webbs, comprising house and garden, orchard, a close called Pitlards etc., Henry England of Burrow, to Richard Chaffey of Stoke under Hamdon. Single vellum sheet, wax seal. 1786. £18.00

  224. Marriott (J.W), Printer THE TAUNTON COURIER and Western Advertiser. 8pp., red tax stamp. Recent owners name in top margin. January 21, 1835. £14.00
    Contains numerous announcements and reports on W. Somerset elections.


  225. Shepton Beauchamp APPOINTMENT and Release in fee of a Messuage and Cottages dwelling houses farm and lands at Shepton Beauchamp, the Earl of Jersey and Wife and their Trustees, John Duke of Bedford, John Earl of Westmoreland, to Joseph Hutchings. Signed by 10 parties with small wax seals. With Schedule of deeds from 1741. 8 large vellum sheets, some slight browning in parts, outside where titled rather faded. 1807. £25.00

  226. Shepton Mallet and Croscombe AUCTION POSTER advertising auction sale at George Inn, 8th October, 1845, of Valuable Meadow or Pasture Land, south of the Turnpike Road to Wells, known as Fern Land, Sheep Close, Pimms Acre, in the occupation of Isiah Barnes. Size 20" x 12", folds. Wason, Printer, Shepton Mallet, 16th September, 1845. £30.00

  227. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. Divided into Hundreds. Folding coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, contained in original paper slip case with printed label, engraved surface approx. 17" x 20". Some slight darkening of paper. Slipcase worn at corners. Corrected to 1827. £40.00

  228. Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Each size 13" x 20", border all round, linen-backed and folding to 13" x 6", marbled endpapers, label of Midland Railway, with no. 296, 297, 280. Covers Glastonbury, Somerton; Bruton, Semley; Cheddar, Wells. Some minor labelling of railways in pencil, and one station marked with red spot near Bruton. Land Agent's Office, Derby, 1899. £46.00
    Covers part of the 'Strawberry Line', Somerset and Dorset etc.


  229. Taunton St. James RELEASE of a tenement called the Barr House, on the south side of Blackpoole, four acres of land called Grassegrove, two closes divided by a Rhine, etc. James Musgreave of Kingston to John Hall of Taunton St. James. Vellum, 15" x 18", wax seal on tag, calligraphic title, vellum browned in lower half, vellum worn on verso. 1708. £28.00

  230. Taunton, Borough of INDENTURE confirming two Burgesses Arthur Mills and Henry Labouchere to serve in the Parliament of 31st of May representing the Borough, John Easton, James Barnicott, Bailiffs, Richard Meade King 'and many other Electors...'. Vellum, 14" x 24", signed by 10 parties with wax seals. Docket titled 'Duplicate Return'. 1859. £30.00

  231. Thornfalcon, Manor of LEASE of a plot of uninclosed ground at Mattock's Tree Green, Edmund Batten of Yeovil, to John Linton of Thorn Falcon, carpenter, with liberty to cut down trees and saplings. Vellum, size 20" x 28", three wax seals. Some feint spotting in places. 1788. £16.00
    Mentions 3 'Lives'.


  232. Twerton VIEW OF A SUSPENSION BRIDGE erected over the river Avon at Twerton near Bath in 1837 designed by & erected under the superintendence of Thomas Motley Civil Engineer, Bristol, and is the first of the kind ever constructed.... Lithograph view of the bridge, barge and trees in foreground, chapel and smoking factory chimney in middle distance. 7 lines of description, measurements etc. below. On thick paper, overall size 7" x 12", slightly trimmed at top and left, slightly affecting tree on left hand side, but with good margin at top. Paul Jerrard, Litho. Fleet St. c1837. £55.00

  233. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the White-Hart Inn, Glastonbury... 24th of August... All That Farm Called Hay Farm Comprising a good Farm-House with a Garden Orchard, Meadow, Pasture and Arable Ground.... Containing about 70 Acres, Situate near Coxley Pound... Handbill, size 5" x 9", lists eight lots with field names, acreage. Name of purchaser of each lot added in ink. Light creasing. Hewitt, Printer, Glastonbury, August 5th 1812. £40.00

  234. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the George Inn, Wells... 19th Day of October next... The Following Messuages, Lands and Premises In Lots... Handbill, size 15" x 9". Lists 11 Lots, with acreage, occupiers. Includes house in Chamberlain Street, Wells, 'fit for the Residence of a large and respectable Family...' Traces of folds, some browning at bottom right corner. Some purchasers' names added in ink. Printed by J.E. Lewis at his Juvenile Library and Toy-Shop, Sadler-Street, Wells. £40.00

  235. Wells TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION for the Lives of three healthy Persons; At the Bull's-Head Inn, in the City of Wells... 26th day of January Instant... The Under-Mentioned Messuage Lands and Premises; Situate in the Tithing of Coxley and near to the said City... Handbill, size 15" x 10", some light creasing. Some prices and purchasers' names added in ink. Lists 10 Lots, with name of field, acreages, occupier. Printed by J.E. Lewis, of whom may be had Stamps for Bills.... 9th January 1815. £45.00
    Includes land called South Croft at Polsham, Folly-Ground, Dwelling House at Coxley.


  236. Whitchurch BOND of James Colston of Whitchurch, Gentleman, to Charles Hall of Englishcombe for one thousand pounds. 1p, folio, folded. Small wax seal. 1779. £16.00
    Concerns the marriage portion of his daughter Ann, about to be married to Charles Hall.



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    Staffordshire

    WITH CHROMOLITH PLATES

  237. Mansfield Bros., Encaustic Tile Works, Burton-on-Trent PATTERN BOOK FOR THE USE OF ARCHITECTS Selection of the Newest Designs for tiling of Walls, Hearths, Floors &c - Ceramic Mosaic, Slabbed Panels and Briquette Fireplaces. Folio, catalogue, size 17" x 11", dark green boards with large title in white, with small art nouveau motifs, cloth spine. Fore-edge of front board slightly rubbed. Title page in red and black, 28 full page plates, 12 colour printed on glossy paper by Warwick Savage, Printer, Burslem, and 15 colour lithographed plates by Savage, and one plate of mouldings printed in brown. c1910. £385.00
    Includes tiled wall panels for dairies, butchers etc, art nouveau style hearth panels and decorative wall panels, ceramic mosaic floors, etc.


  238. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF STAFFORD Divided into Hundreds. Hand-coloured, folding map dissected and mounted on linen, overall size of engraved surface approx. 17" x 19", trimmed to margins, some light marking to edges, contained with original 8vo paper slipcase, with calligraphic oval manuscript label on top. Overall darkening of paper. Printed for C. Smith, No 172 Strand. January 6th, 1801. £25.00

  239. Walker (J) & (C) STAFFORDSHIRE Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. Brown stain in 3" of bottom margin, just reaching inside border. 1841. £18.00


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    Suffolk


  240. Felixstowe SIX POSTCARDS Including Felix Hotel, Wolsey Terrace, The Beach, 3 coloured, 3 black and white. c1910. Plus 'Naturette' card of Cobbold's Point, and later one of beach. 1904-18. £10.00
    Attractive scenes with lots of people.


  241. Ipswich PROBATE of the Will and Two Codicils of Simon Jackaman, Attorney at Law. 3 large vellum sheets, probate certificate with papered seal attached. Last sheet rather stained. 1875. £14.00
    Bequeathes his premises in St. Nicholas, Ipswich, his Bowling Green, Library of Law Books, Precedent papers etc.


  242. Smith (W.H) COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Reduced Ordnance Map for Tourists by J. Bartholomew. Scale 4 miles to an Inch. Colour printed map, linen-backed, folding into sm. 8vo cloth-covered boards. Attractive printed label. 5 places underlined in ink and written in margin. c1910. £8.00


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    Surrey


  243. Guildford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". The road from Dorking through Guildford to Bagshot has been coloured in purple. Small spot in one section. Linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers, inserted in rubbed slip-case with Stanford label. Electrotype 1866. £28.00

  244. Horsham and Guildford Direct Railway Co. SHARE CERTIFICATE for One Share of Ten Pounds, made out to William McCormick of Liverpool. On pale pink paper, size 6" x 9", perforated cancelled stamp. Impressed seal of Company with train and coats of arms. 1861. £35.00

  245. Kitchin (T) SURREY Hand-coloured engraved map, 5" x 8". The map has been trimmed through yellow border at bottom and another piece of paper added to complete border. 1769. £8.00

  246. Ripley, Ockham, Great Bookham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile, Sheet No XVIII S.W. etc. Size 24" x 35", linen-backed, folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Contours in red. Edition of 1919. £20.00

    SURREY IRON RAILWAY

  247. Surrey Iron Railway Company SHARE CERTIFICATE Printed with manuscript inserts. Size 7" x 13", printed in a variety of type faces, attractive heading with calligraphic lettering, printed circular badge of company (same image as seal) extreme left below the Number 198. Orange impressed paper seal, 2" diameter, at bottom right corner, showing a classical female figure holding a wheel, with a loaded tram waggon in background pulled by two cherubs. Signature of W. Luttley, Clerk, bottom left. Made out to Henry Hoare of Mitcham. 1st December 1802. £250.00
    The Act of Parliament for the building of the nine-mile Railway line between Croydon and Wandsworth was passsed in 1801. The engineer for the project was William Jessop. The Railway was opened on 26th July, 1803, and was very successful, an extension to Godstone being opened in 1805. It is often referred to as one of the first public railways in the world. Jessop's route was used later for the London to Brighton railway.


  248. Sutton CONVEYANCE of land in the parish of Sutton, Thomas Alcock to Joseph Hallett. 2 large vellum sheets, with Schedule detailing deeds from 1785. On first page is coloured manuscript plan, size 15" x 14" 1866. £28.00
    Land amounted to 30 acres, including Robin Hood Lane Meadow, Hurst Close, Cheam Street Three Acres, etc.

    WITH MANUSCRIPT PLAN

  249. Sutton CONVEYANCE of hereditaments in the Parish of Sutton, E. Clapham to Miss J. Worrell. 2 large vellum sheets, 3 wax seals, the second sheet being a fully coloured manuscript plan, size 19" x 26", scale 4" = 400ft. Scale bar, compass rose. Plan shows plots near St. James Road and Sydney Road, shows rows of trees, buildings, pool, garden paths etc. Adjacent owners named. 1895. £46.00


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    Sussex


  250. Bacon's PLAN OF HASTINGS AND ST. LEONARDS Reduced from the New Ordnance Survey. Size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 8" to 1 mile. Cliffs, sea and some areas of the map hand shaded. Folding into cloth-covered boards with printed label. Tear along one section where top right section pasted to board. c1880. £26.00

  251. 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

  252. Cary (John), Engraver SUSSEX Engraved map size 8" x 11", handcoloured in outline. Title, scale bar and small compass rose. 1787. £10.00

  253. Chichester, Brighton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet IX. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 4to, endpapers, printed label. Cut almost to top border. A previous owner has marked a dotted red line from Chichester to Wiggonholt, with a note on front endpaper explaining that it refers to Ogilby's road. Electrotyped in 1875. £34.00

  254. Iford, West Firle ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXVII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

  255. Newhaven Harbour Company CERTIFICATE for 4 per cent Debenture Stock. Printed on paper with green wavy background. Size 9" x 9", not made out, but with perforated cancelled stamp. 192-. £17.00
    Printed on verso with details of various Acts etc., up to the Amalgamation Scheme 1922.


  256. Newhaven, Seaford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXVIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1894. £25.00
    Over half 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. £30.00

  258. Rowland Hilder (Painted by) SHELL GUIDE TO SUSSEX Poster, size 29" x 20", a few minor short vertical creases in plate, repaired tear at bottom edge through Shell logo, with loss of paper 1" across at bottom edge. Metal hanger top and bottom. c1960. £22.00
    Shows The Long Man, orchids, chalk cliffs, etc., with key.


  259. Steyning, Finden ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LI. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1897. £30.00
    Shows Wiston House, Muntham Court, Sandgate Park.


  260. Walker (J) & (C) SUSSEX. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding to sm 4to, plain cloth boards. 1841. £18.00

  261. West Dean, Goodwood ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet XLVIII. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some areas in Goodwood Park outlined in orange and blue wash. 1880. £30.00


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    Warwickshire


  262. Hilder (Rowland) (Painted by) THE SHELL GUIDE TO WARWICKSHIRE Poster, size 29" x 20", metal stretchers, small hole below stretcher in top margin, presumably where once pinned up. Tiny piece of paper missing bottom right corner. c1960. £26.00
    Shows Shakespeare, George Eliot, Shakespeare's tombstone, river at Stratford, fritillaries, kingcups.


  263. Walker (J) & (C) WARWICKSHIRE. Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 15" x 12", plus margins, folding to sm 8vo, marbled sides. 1842. £24.00


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    Wiltshire


  264. Bratton, Westbury Leigh AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of 10 Lots at Westbury, May 5th, 1885. Size 31" x 21", 1" split at one fold. 1885. £20.00
    Lists details, including occupiers, of 11 Lots, 2 in Bratton, 1 in Westbury Leigh, the rest in Westbury. Includes share in tenement in Court Lane, Bratton, in 'Bratton Low Field', houses in Snappersnipes Lane, shops in Station Road, Westbury.


  265. Calne REPORT OF DIRECTORS and Statement of Accounts, 1919, of the Calne Gas and Coke Company. 3pp., folio... together with.... REGULATIONS and Provisions, 1889, of the Calne Gas and Coke Company. 34pp., 8vo, wraps. 1889 and 1919. £12.00

  266. County Rate LIST OF PARISHES AND PLACES with the Amount of Present Assessment and of The Rateable Value... Proposed to be Adopted for The New Assessment... 8pp., 8vo., title page as front wrap. 1844. £16.00

  267. Dauntsey Estate ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of that Important Freehold Residential, Sporting, and Agricultural Domain, Known as The Dauntsey Estate, Embracing an Area of Over 5,200 Acres.... Comprising an Imposing Stone-Built Residence known as Dauntsey House.... Grandly Timbered Park.... Wonderful Pleasure Grounds and Gardens, Trout Fishing in the Avon, A Charming Residence or Hunting Box Known as Swallet House.... Thirty First Class Dairy Farms.... Over 100 Superior Cottages, Small Holdings etc.... Which Messrs. Nicholas are Instructed to Sell by Auction at the Neeld Public Hall, Chippenham.... 9th and 10th July, 1913. Folio, qtr. cloth, 161pp., numerous photographic illustrations, one-page plan, lacks large folding plan. Key plan inside front board. Small piece torn from paper on front board. 1913. £60.00
    Comprises 102 Lots. Includes Dauntsey House, Idover Demesne, Smithcot, Crew's, Ferris', Evergreen, St. John's, Brittlesea, Ridgeway Farms.


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

  269. 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

  270. Henton (Hinton) GRANT by Gilbert Ode, rector of 'Sotesbrok Church', of a curtilage and house in Henton, to John Holebrok sone of Robert Holebrok. Vellum, 5" x 10", indented at top edge, tag but no seal. 13 lines in Latin in a small neat hand. 'die dominica proxima post festum cicumcisione Anno Regn. Reg. Edwardi tercii & conquestu sexto' - 1333. £300.00

  271. Highworth Estate PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. Of a Very Valuable Freehold and Tithe Free Estate.... known as The Highworth Estate, And comprising Six.... Dairy Farms.... Cottages and Gardens, The whole embracing an Area of about 1,886 Acres..... for Sale by Auction On Monday, July 6th, 1908. Folio, 3 coloured folding plans, 2 of which are loose, creased, with short marginal tears, 25pp, text loose in the original wraps. 1908. £35.00

    WITH MANUSCRIPT PLAN

  272. Lydiard Millicent CONVEYANCE of freehold hereditaments and premises situate in the Parishes of Lydiard Millicent, Lydiard Tregoze and Brinkworth, Ann White of Maidstone to Henry and Charles Longley, Timber Merchants. 3 large vellum sheets, plus a sheet with fully coloured manuscript plan, size 21" x 28". Scale 6 chains = 1". Decorative compass rose. Shows Home, Drill, Highgate and Purley Farms, Echo Lodge, Ponds, different types of woodland. Adjoining owners named. Good wax seal. With Schedule of lands, and Schedule of deeds from 1820. 1898. £70.00
    Schedule mentions Viscountess Bolingbroke, Earl of Shaftesbury etc.


  273. Marlborough Highway District GENERAL STATEMENTS OF THE RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE.... For Year Ending 31st December, 1874. Single folio sheet printed on both sides. Listing parishes, receipts, expenditures and balances. Jan. 23rd, 1875. £14.00

  274. Melksham LEASE of 'all that Little plott or parcell of ground Contayning Nine Luggs and a half... late in the possession of Thomas Coltstone'. Thomas Selfe of Broomham to Giles Lucas of Melksham, Plumber.Vellum, 18" x 27", wax seal. Engraved heading with coat of arms. 1724. £24.00

  275. Melksham PARTICULARS OF SALE of Important and Valuable Freehold Properties.... 'Villa Rhomany'..... 'Fernleigh'.... for Sale by Auction March 6th, 1940. 8pp., 4to, wraps. 1940. £12.00

  276. Milton Lilborne, Wilcott PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Small Pasture holdings known as Deane Water and Wroughton's Heart.... for Sale by Auction.... 26th April, 1904. 3pp., folio, folded. 1904. £12.00

  277. New Swindon GRANT of land at New Swindon, The Trustees of the Will of the late Mr John Toomer to John Webb, Builder. 2 large vellum sheets, wax seals, on first sheet is coloured manuscript plan size 11" x 15", showing plots in Station Road. 1883. £24.00

  278. North Wiltshire Banking Company DEED OF SETTLEMENT as Amended at a Special General Meeting of the Shareholders, Held at the Bank House, Melksham, September 4th, 1865; with an Abstract of the Act, 7 Geo. IV, c.46. 64pp., plus 6pp. Abstract of the Act for regulating Co-Partnerships of Bankers. Sm. 8vo., cloth covered boards, printed label to front board. A. Cochrane, Melksham, Pr. 1866? £20.00

  279. Pewsey PARTICULARS of the Residential and Agricultural Property known as Sunnyhill Farm.... 8pp., 4to, plan. Photo on front wrap. Vertical crease. 1955. £6.00

  280. Pewsey SALE OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY The Fyfield Estate.... for Sale by Auction.... June 6th, 1921. 12pp., large 4to, wraps, photos., folding plan.... PROPERTIES AT FYFIELD Two Freehold Pasture Farms with Picturesque Old Farm House.... for Sale by Auction March 10th 1922. 5pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. 2 items. 1921 and 1922. £15.00

  281. Salisbury Sessions A CALENDAR OF THE PRISONERS in the County Gaol of Fisherton Anger, Devizes Prisons, and Marlborough Bridewell, Salisbury Sessions, April 28, 1829. 8pp., 13" x 8", stitched, thread broken and loose, folded. The first page is an index of prisoners for Trial, then follow details of prisoners under 'Felony', 'Assault', 'Bastardy', etc., with name of prisoner, by whom committed, details of charge, date of warrant, and then tabulated section 'Prisoners Upon Orders', with Name, When Convicted, Crime, Sentence,then 'Prisoners for Trial at the Summer Assizes, 1829'. Printed by J.A. Gilmour, Salisbury. 1829. £130.00
    The offences range from stealing turnips to vagrancy, prostitution, destroying fish, stealing a carter's frock and gown, wife-beating etc. Some prisoners were sentenced to be whipped as well as imprisoned.


  282. Seagry, Hippenscombe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Three maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, sheets, XIII S.E, (Seagry), XLIX N.W. (Chute), XLIII S.W (Scots Poor, Hippenscombe). Sheet size 12" x 18", plus margins. Edition of 1925. £15.00

  283. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 28, 1837. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1837. £16.00
    Contains large notice for 'Criterion' coach to Birmingham, notice of Exchange of glebe land at Preshute (marked with small ink crosses), list of villages to be visited for revision of lists for voters for Knights of the Shire, etc.


  284. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday April 14, 1825. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1825. £16.00
    Includes notice of Sale of Milton Lilborne estate, report on the Asylum at Laverstock, etc.


  285. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday Sept. 2, 1837. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1837. £16.00
    Contains report from 'on board of a steam vessel called the Great Britain, on Lake Ontario' on the plight of emigrants in America 'We have now on board the G.B. nearly 1,000 souls... the spacious decks of this noble steamer are crammed with their bags and chests, on the top of which there are seated of lying down, men, women, and children, in a state of filth and degradation...' This report has been marked with crosses.


  286. 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.


  287. Trowbridge PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of The White Hart Inn, in Fore Street, also dwelling house, shop and premises no. 23 Silver Street, Rich accommodation pasture land... Dwelling houses at Staverton.... which will be Sold by Auction... August 23, 1881.... 4pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1881. £18.00

  288. 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

  289. Warminster PROGRAMME of the Peace Celebrations in Warminster. 16pp., sm. 8vo., flags etc on front wrap. Staples rusty. July 18th 1919. £8.00

  290. 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

  291. Westbury AUCTION CATALOGUE For sale of the Choice Freehold Educational or Residential Estate Victoria College, Near Westbury, Formerly known as Leighton House.... 4to, wraps, 8 pages of text and four full page photographic plates, folding plan. Some slight dust-marking on title page. 1936. £22.00

  292. Westbury COPY CONVEYANCE messuages, mills, buildings lands in Westbury, Messrs Fowler Head and Moxham to James Neat of Westbury. 10p, folio, tied with tape at corner. With Schedule of deeds from 1823. Copy, c1876. £18.00
    Included premises once known as the Bear Inn.


  293. Westbury Election Petition PARTICULARS In the High Court of Justice. Common Please Division. 5pp., large folio. Listing in tabulated form details of 21 people (or groups) alleged to have been bribed, 9 the subject of 'treating', 6 for 'Undue Influence'. Marked 'Proof'. Loosely inserted is the 2p. Petition of Abraham Laverton, Candidate in the 1880 election. 1880. £25.00
    For example William Cornish, one of the 'Bribers' had offered George Hunt of Newtown 'to make it right about his cottage which he was under notice to quit.' The 'Treating' took place at a variety of Public Houses in Dilton Marsh, Warminster, Trowbridge, etc.


  294. Westbury grocer's AN INVENTORY AND VALUATION of the Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and other effects of Mr James Currier Dyer of Westbury, Shopkeeper... 8pp., folio, sewn at edge. 1856. £26.00
    Interesting list of shop, store-room and cellar contents, and shop fittings, giving a picture of what a grocer of the time would have kept in stock. Includes (over 3 pages): 9lbs. Bees Wax, 20lbs. of Ginger, 4lbs. of Nutmegs, 15 boxes of Macaroons, 9lbs. of Jordan Almonds, 6 cwt. of Cheese, 2 galls. ink, 3 lbs. of Brazil Isinglass, 30lbs. currants.


  295. Wilton Boundary REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WILTON; with a Description of the Proposed Boundary. 3pp, with a folding Plan, by Robt. K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £20.00

  296. Winterslow PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Freehold Agricultural and Sporting Property Forming a Portion of the Winterslow Estate... the Property extends over an area of about 1,000a... and will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 12th day of August, 1902. 14pp., folio, printed wraps with floral decoration, two double-page coloured plans. The pages with listing lots 4-22 have a vertical red crayon line struck through them, and red crosses on five of the fields in the first map. Vertical crease. Letter inserted regarding sale a year later, together with a small handbill for that sale, which was for 'New Manor Farm' (the red crayon presumably crossed out non-relevant portions of the previous sale. 1902 and 1903.. £34.00
    'The Estate includes the larger portions of the villages of West Winterslow and Middle Winterslow...'


  297. Wootton Basset PARTICULARS and Conditions of sale of Freehold Inn or Commercial Hotel called 'The Cross Keys... to be Sold by Auction... 15th August, 1892. 3pp., folio. 1892. £12.00


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    Worcestershire


  298. Badger & Co.'s PATENT WORCESTER KITCHENER A Combined Open and Close Fire Cooking Ranage. 4to, 4pp., illustration on first page. Listing of 11 models, with measurements, prices. Traces of folds. 1881. £14.00

  299. Hardy & Padmore, Iron & Brass Founders WORCESTER FOUNDRY. WORCESTER. SUPPLEMENTARY DRAWINGS 1885. Catalogue of Tile Grates, Mantels, Boilers, Ranges, Balcony Railings, Staircase Baluster Railings, Gates, Ornamental Tables, Garden Seats, Drain-pipe heads, Verandahs, Garden edging, etc. Size 10" x 12", 55 pages of illustration, plus title page and index, orange printed wraps, very creased, first two pages grubby, small piece torn from bottom corner of first two pages, marginally affecting printed surface in one case. Gives measurements etc., of each item, with prices. There are 18 plates which are coloured, tinted, or on a tinted background. The plates showing tiled grates are particularly attractive. 1885. £95.00


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    Yorkshire


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

  301. Badmin (S.R), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO YORKSHIRE Poster with very attractive illustration showing Scarborough castle, Bolton Abbey, high tea with parkin etc., Whitby in distance. Description and map with key below. Overall size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom. Crease 2" up from bottom just affecting 'Shell' logo, mark from old sellotape on verso. c1960. £22.00

  302. Bishopthorpe, Escrick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 191. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Some red ink lines along banks of Ouse, Naburn Lock marked in red. 1852. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1866. £28.00

  303. Blackley and West Vale CERTIFICATE AND ORDER by Thomas Brook, Land Surveyor, as to division of the family property, James Pitchforth deceased. Two vellum sheets, 24" x 27", signed by Brook with wax seal, setting out the division of the property into two shares with schedules giving description, tenant, quantity. Attached are two coloured manuscript plans by T. Brook and nephew, Huddersfield, on waxed cotton, showing buildings, wooded areas, gardens etc., with adjoining owners, first plan size 22" x 27", the second one showing West Vale is slightly smaller. 1879. £46.00

  304. Bridlington, Beverley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet XCIV. Woodland and main roads hand-coloured. Folding to 8vo, linen-backed, cloth endpapers. c1860. £32.00

  305. Bridlington, Market Weighton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CXIV. Scale 1" to mile, size 24" x 36", linen-backed, marbled wraps, folding into 8vo slip-case with Stanford label. 1858. £26.00

  306. Diggle (James) Borough Engineer HEYWOOD CORPORATION. In Parliament. - Session 1883. Map, Shewing the Parliamentary Limits of Water Supply. Scale 1" to a mile, size approx. 19" x 15", plus margins, hand coloured, key showing Population supplied with water for each area. short tear to one margin, neatly repaired to verso, feint water stain at bottom corner. 1883. £26.00

  307. Earby, Ickornshaw GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAP Sheet 184, scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36". Geological information published 1872. c1880. £22.00
    Uncoloured copy, 'Key to Colours and Signs' left uncoloured.


  308. Foster (J.L), Publisher YORKSHIRE GAZETTE Saturday April, 1867. 12p., broadsheet. Some dustmarking at top fold on front page, and some slight rubbing at masthead. 1867. £14.00
    Includes much on the Engine Drivers' Strike, 'Engine Drivers Summoned Before the Bench at York' etc.


  309. Fryholme, Dalton on Tees ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 26. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1857. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1876. £26.00
    Covers area to the South of the River Tees, the Northumberland part of the map (about one third) being blank.


  310. Glass Works WOMBWELL FLINT GLASS WORKS Sketch Plan. In ink and colours on cartridge paper, size 13" x 16". Scale 40ft to an inch. Attractive title... together with... Hoyle Mill. Messrs. Wood Bros. Glass Works. Sketch plan in ink and colours, size 14" x 20". n.d. c1910? £20.00
    Shows roads and buildings near the Canal.


  311. Horne's TOURIST MAP OF WHITBY AND NEIGHBOURHOOD Scale half an inch to a Mile. Linen-backed, folding into wraps 5" x 3". c1910. £7.00

  312. Kildwick, Steeton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 185. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile, linen-backed. 1853. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1873. £30.00
    Covers Stock Bridge, Cononley, Hole, Black Pots. Numerous Mills, Quarries etc. shown.


  313. Northallerton REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 5pp., with a plan coloured in outline, on folding sheet, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £20.00

  314. Redcar, Whitby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 104. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 14" x 38" ('landscape' format), linen backed and folding into red slipcase with Stanford label. c1870. £18.00
    About half map is sea area.


  315. Royston, West Bretton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 262. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1874. £30.00

  316. Summer Bridge, Shaw Mill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 136. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. c1880. £30.00
    Covers Dacre, Burnt Yates, Harewell Hall, Oven Stone Ridge.


  317. Thorp Arch Hall AN ACCOUNT OF ALL THE GAME KILLED on the Manor of Thorp Arch during the Year 1818. 8vo notebook made up of sewn sheets, 7p, plus wraps, large date and title as above on front wrap, with scribbly humourous drawings below it. The pages are ruled in columns with headings for the month and type of game (partridge, woodcock, hare, pheasant, snipe, etc.), and day of the month down the side, numbers entered in corresponding column.... together with.... ACCOUNT OF GAME KILLED IN THORP ARCH AND WETHERBY during the year 1820. A similar booklet, front cover decorated with crude sketch 'This picture.... represents Randall walking gently over the fields in quest of game, his dog out of breath at full speed in the perspective.... the last season the Squire was able to wear his favorite hat given him on his going to Rugby'. 5 pages of columns as above, plus 3p noting a teal etc., killed, list of greyhounds and pointers. Both booklets in the same untidy hand, two holes in one wrap due to burning. 1818 & 1820. £45.00

  318. Wath upon Dearne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 283. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Boundary round Wath upon Dearne shaded pink. 1887. £24.00
    Covers Nether Haugh, Don Pottery, Wombwell, Wentworth.


  319. West Riding ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Eight maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, size 12" x 18", plus margins, contours in red: Sheet CC.S.E (Haworth); Sheet CC.N.W (Oakworth); Sheet CLXXV.S.W (Sutton); Sheet CCI.N.W (Bingley); Sheet CLXXV.S.E (Keighley); Sheet CCXV.N.W (Oxenhope); Sheet CCXV.S.E (Mixenden). 1933-4. £32.00

  320. Whitby ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 32. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Published 1853. c1880. £28.00
    Covers Sandsend, Sleights, High Hawsker.



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    Scotland


  321. Ayr, Cumnock, Dalmellington ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet 14. Linen backed and folding into small 4to boards. Some light browning of linen in places between sections. 1872. £22.00

  322. Brown (James) Printers THE ABERDEEN HERALD March 31st, 1860. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp., folds, Some minor browning along part folds on front page. 1860. £14.00
    Many adverts. for local firms, steamship sailings, Provost's resignation etc.


  323. Glenfield & Kennedy Ltd., Ironfounders and Sanitary Engineers ILLUSTRATED, DESCRIPTIVE AND PRICED CATALOGUE of Kennedy's Patent Water Meters and Water and Sewerage Works Appliances. 4to, cloth covered boards, gilt title on front board. In 11 sections, with approx. 40 pages in each, profusely illustrated. Frontis. showing the factory. May 1910. £65.00
    Includes attractive fountains (wall and pillar type) with lions heads, cherubs etc., fire extinguishing apparatus, sluices etc.


  324. Kingussie ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 64. Size 19" x 24". Linen backed and folding to sm. 4to. Margins and linen on verso slightly grubby. 1876. £16.00

  325. Muirhead (C) Printer THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER February 18, 1834. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., folded. 1834. £14.00
    Contains 3 columns on Highland Society livestock competition.


  326. Stirling Canal PROSPECTUS OF A CANAL Intended to connect the Town of Stirling with the Cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow and the Towns of Paisley, Greenock, and Port Glasgow. Capital £100,000 In Two Thousand Shares, at £50 each. 16pp., 4to, printed wraps with title, and four lithographed views of different types of canal boat, front and back wraps. Large folding lithographed map, scale 2 miles to an inch, showing the proposed canal in red and existing canals in black, 10" x 33". 13th December, 1835. £130.00
    Includes Report by John Macneill, Civil Engineer.


  327. Stockland (John) SCOTLAND From the Latest Surveys. London, Published by John Stockdale, Picadilly, 31st January 1806. Engraved by S.J. Neele. Finely engraved map covering the whole of Scotland, including the Orkney Islands, part of Northern England as far south as Crossthwaite and Bishop Auckland, and part of Northern Ireland. Dissected and mounted on linen, in two large sheets, each sheet size 48" x 81", edges bound with tape, folding into marbled wraps, 4to. Scale approx. 1" = 3 miles. Scale bars for English and Scotch miles and French leagues, large compass rose. High ground shown by hachures. 1806. £280.00
    A detailed map, naming even very small settlements.


  328. 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.


  329. Williamhope INVENTORY OF THE WRITTS of the lands of Williamhope and pertinents. 15pp., manuscript, small folio, sewn at edge. Lists documents from 1564 to 1771, beginning with a Charter under the Great Seal of the lands of Williamhope in favour of Thomas Kerr of Mersington. 1771. £30.00
    Owners include Sir Patrick Murray, Patrick Lord Elibank.



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    Wales


  330. Anglesea HOLYHEAD TO GREAT ORMES HEAD Compiled from Admiralty Surveys 1835-1893. Sea chart size 26" x 37", three sections at top, linen-backed and folding into plain cloth boards. Corrections to Jan. 2nd 1931. £14.00

  331. Caernavonshire, Merionethshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXV. Scale 1" to mile, size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers, parkland lakes, and main roads hand-coloured, county borders with shading in a variety of colours. Area around Llaneddwyn coloured orange, pipe-line and what appears to be proposed reservoir marked in red. c1860. £36.00
    Covers Edeyrn, Llandwrog, Ffestiniog.


  332. Gower ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 35", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled wraps. c1865. £32.00
    Covers Swansea, Neath, Kidwelly, Port Enyon.


  333. Machynlleth, Barmouth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LIX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 18", linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers, in slip case with Stanford label. Electrotype 1864. £25.00

  334. Mongomery WILL of George Burgess of Dolarddyn Hall near Welshpool. 7pp., folio, folded. Copy Draft. 1866. £9.00

  335. Montgomery ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into cloth endpapers. Parkland and main roads hand-coloured, county boundaries shaded in pink, green and yellow. 'Winsley Hall Estate' near Westbury coloured pink. c1860. £38.00
    Covers Mallwyd, Minsterley.


  336. Pembroke ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 16" x 36". Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. Linen-backed and folding to 8vo cloth endpapers. c1860. £24.00
    About half of the map is sea area.


  337. Pembrokeshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Four maps, scale 6" to 1 mile, quarter sheets, Nos. XL.N.W. (Cosheston, Llanion Barracks) and S.W. (Pembroke, Lamphey); Nos XXXIX.S.E (Hundleton) and N.E (Neyland, Pwllcrochan) Second edition 1909. £24.00

  338. Rowntree (Kenneth) Painted by SHELL GUIDE TO PEMBROKESHIRE Poster, 29" x 20", light 8" crease half way down plate. Lacks metal stretcher at bottom. c1960. £16.00
    Shows St. David's Head, Carreg Samson, Laver Bread.


  339. Ruabon, Denbigh ADMINISTRATION de bonis non with will annexed of Edward Lloyd William, late of Penylan. Two small vellum sheets, attached papered seal of the Chancellor of St. Asaph. 1844. £10.00

  340. Smith & Sons ENVIRONS OF CARDIFF Colour-printed map 14" x 18", scale 4 miles to an inch, linen-backed folding into sm 8vo printed blue cloth wraps. c1900. £8.00


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    General


  341. Bacon's GEOLOGICAL MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Colour printed map on two sheets, each 12" x 20", scale 15 miles to 1". With reference key in top right corner. 1884. £16.00
    From Bacon's Atlas of the British Isles.


  342. Badmin (S.R) (Painted by) THE SHELL GUIDE TO SEPTEMBER TREES Poster, size 29" x 20", metal stretchers. c1960. £22.00
    One of the most attractive in the 'Trees' series. Shows bright berries in nuts in foreground, stone house on left, rolling Cotswold type landscape.


  343. Badmin (S.R) THE SHELL GUIDE TO OCTOBER TREES Poster size 29" x 20", metal stretchers. Tear reaching 6" diagonally from bottom left corner not affecting text, repaired on verso. c1960. £16.00
    Shows berries and nuts in foreground with brightly coloured trees behind, with key.


  344. Banbury & Cheltenham Direct Railway Co. SUBSCRIPTION for £60,000 Six Per Cent Preferred Stock Printed on thin paper, 3pp., 4to, loosely inserted is form for Application and Receipt. 1876. £26.00
    With Report setting out the advantages of the line by Mr Seymour Clarke. 'In addition to the ordinary sources of revenue the Line will run for many miles through extensive beds of most valuable Ironstone....'


  345. Berkshire & Hampshire CRUCHLEY'S REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP of England & Wales. Planned on a Scale of Two Miles to the Inch. Sheet 19. Handcoloured map folding into printed orange boards, sm. 8vo. Small hole at one fold, front board with index map, spine repaired. c1880. £12.00

  346. Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map comprising sheets XII and XIII, scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 44" x 32", linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. c1855. £58.00
    Covers Oxford, Reading, Arlesford.


  347. Bluthner (Julius) CATALOGUE OF PIANOS 36pp., oblong 4to, stiff wraps with decoration of a grand piano and Bluthner name embossed in gold. Lavishly printed on glossy paper, with stylised gold lyre and Bluthner name in the margin of every page, decorative gold borders, ribbon tie. Eleven full page illustrations of pianos, with description (including measurements) on facing page, with different woods, colours of the models indicated. With list of illustrious clients (most of crowned heads of Europe and the Pope), view of the works in Leipzig, etc. Traces of having been bent slightly vertically, with crease in wraps, but internally not creased, back wrap marked, 1" tear at top of spine. c1910. £60.00

  348. Bluthner Pianos JULIUS BLUTHNER Hofpianoforte Fabrikant. Flugel Pianinos. Booklet, 20pp., 4to, stiff wraps printed in gold and brown with picture of a piano, text on history of firm, list of royal clients, etc, illustrations, some in colour, and description of 8 pianos including 'Rokoko-Stil' etc. Leipzig, c1930. £25.00

  349. Boucher (Strand), Printer THE ALBION Saturday Evening, April 23, 1831. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp., red tax stamp. 1831. £10.00
    Includes detailed reports of speeches in parliament on the dissolution, unrest in Limerick, etc.


  350. Bradshaw's MAP OF GREAT BRITAIN Shewing the Railways Completed & in Progress with the Electric Telegraph Laid Down & the Line of Navigation from the Principal Seaports. 1853. Red numbers on map refer to page in Guide on which that line's Time Table appears. Single sheet size 24" x 17", folded, on verso is Bradshaw's Guide-Sheet to Metropolitan & Provincial Cab Fares etc. 1853. £18.00

  351. Broadwood & Sons Ltd. BROADWOOD PIANOS 'The Times' Principle of 'Deferred Payments' applied to Broadwood Pianos and Illustrated Particulars of the Latest Broadwood Pianos. List 79B. 32pp., large 4to, printed in black and red, with illustrations and descriptions of 13 pianos, upright and grand, with prices, and section of tables showing deferred payment scheme for different types of piano, endorsements by famous musicians, account of design etc. c1910. £40.00

  352. Buckingham, Hertfordshire etc. MAP OF THE RIVER COLNE and its Tributaries & Drainage Area with the Mills and Works Thereon. Colne Valley Water Session 1873. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Map size 37" x 26", covers area from River Thames to Caddington. Numerous mills named and indicated with black circle. Boundary of drainage of Colne marked neatly. Repaired tear 6" into map from bottom edge. 1873. £50.00

  353. Clitheroe, Skipton, Otley ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XCII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 37", linen-backed, folding into 8vo marbled wraps. Electrotype 1876. £35.00

  354. Devon & Cornwall Railway Company CERTIFICATE of 25 fully paid Twenty Pounds Shares. Extensions to Plymouth and Devonport. No. 3. On paper, size 8" x 10", decoratively printed. Impressed seal of company. 1876. £45.00

  355. Dorset and Somerset ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 26" x 30". Electrotype 1872. £35.00
    A good strong impression. Covers Langport, Gillingham, Dewlish.


  356. Essex and Suffolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLVIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 36", linen-backed and folding into small 4to boards, frayed at edges of spine. Electrotype 1879. £34.00
    Covers Ipswich, Colchester, Mersea Island.


  357. Essex, Dorset, London ACCOUNT BOOK for Eliab and William Harvey's nine different estates at Old South Sea House, and Tower Hill, London; Great and Little Oxendon, Northamptonshire; St. Edmunds Bury, Suffolk; Hampstead and Braughing, Essex, Barringtons and Woolstonhall, Essex; Sutton Poyntz, Dorset; Loughton, Sewardstone, Chigwell, Plaistow; Roothing, Essex. Full vellum folio, some worming in vellum on back board. List of different estates on first page. 66 double-page spreads. All accounts signed by Vouchers. 1775-84. £340.00
    Includes lists of many tenants, with different farms and tenements, allowances made for taxes and repairs, work by carpenters, bricklayers, glaziers, gardeners, other expenses such as 'Paid for a Court Dinner at the Kingshead at Chigwell... £2.17s', 'To expenses to Malden with the Freemen of Malden to the Election... £9.9s.' The Old South Sea House was in Broad Street, formerly called the 'Excise Office'. William Harvey was an M.P. and lived at Rolls Park, Chigwell. After William's death the estates passed to Eliab who was still a minor. Eliab was for a short time M.P. for Maldon, and later achieved fame as the Commander of the 'Temeraire' at Trafalgar.


  358. Gall & Inglis' MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON for Cyclists, Tourists, &c. Scale half an inch to a mile. Colour-printed, linen-backed, folding into printed red cloth boards. c1910. £7.00

  359. Gall & Inglis MIDDLESEX Folding map printed in red and black, scale " to 1 mile, size 19" x 21", folding into printed cloth wraps, 12mo. c1900. £8.00

  360. Geographia Ltd. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH WAR MAP No. 8. Showing on a Large Scale the Italian and Austro-German Fighting Areas. Folding coloured map, linen-backed, printed wraps, front wraps detached. n.d. c1916? £10.00

  361. H.F. & Co., D., General Ironfounders CATALOGUE 18 full page illustrations of kitcheners, beautifully colour printed in chromolith, to show glowing flames etc., one plate is folding. Size 11" x 9", cloth spine, stiff coloured wraps with decorative lettering and illustration of factory. Title page, and descriptive text with measurements and prices below each illustration. c1880. £80.00

  362. Hampshire and Berkshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets XII and XIII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 49" x 31", dissected and mountned on linen, folding into cloth wraps. c1853. £50.00
    Margary State 10. Covers Arlesford, Basingstoke, Reading, Hungerford, Oxford.


  363. Hampshire and Wiltshire PARTICULARS of Chute Forest House... for Sale by Auction... 14th Sept., 1949. 7pp., 4to, wraps, photo. on front wrap. 1949. £8.00

  364. Herausgeber (Editor) DAS BECHSTEIN BILDERBUCH 96pp., large 4to, coloured illustrated wraps, showing a concert, in German, English and French. Profusely illustrated, some colour plates. Berlin 1927. £30.00
    Tells the story of the firm, with many endorsements from famous composers and musicians.


  365. Hertfordshire, Middlesex ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 239, 238. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Linen backed, size 27" x 38", folding into small 4to marbled wraps. c1889. £30.00
    Covers North London, Hertford, High Wycombe.


  366. Hilder (Roland) THE SHELL GUIDE TO MARCH LANES Arranged and Painted by Edith and Rowland Hilder. Poster, 29" x 20", metal stretchers. c1960. £26.00
    Shows daisies, blackthorn, kingcups etc., against background of downland.


  367. Hilder (Rowland) Painted by THE SHELL GUIDE TO JULY LANES Arranged and Painted by Edith and Rowland Hilder. Poster, size 30" x 20", a few minor edge tears bottom left. Metal hangers top and bottom. Shows flowers in urn, river and countryside beyond. Flowers identified on key plan. 1950's. £30.00

  368. Hilder (Rowland) THE SHELL GUIDE TO NOVEMBER LANES Poster, size 29" x 20", lacks 4" of bottom metal stretcher, with small hole in paper below stretcher at top right corner. c1960. £24.00

  369. Kent and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet VI. Size 25" x 37", linen backed and folding into slipcase with Stanford label. Some roads and rivers inked in with blue. Electrotyped 1864. £18.00
    Covers Rochester, Cranbrook, East Grinstead.


  370. Klaw & Erlanger's Production of Gen. Lew Wallace's BEN-HUR Souvenir Album, Scenes of the Play. Illustrations from Flash-Light Photographs by Joseph Byron. Size 10" x 12", decorative coloured wraps showing chariot race, ribbon tie. 20pp., mostly being full page photographs of the play, with decorative drawings in margins, tissue guards with printed titles and quotes. 1900. £25.00

  371. Lancashire and Yorkshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXVIII, made up of 4 quarter sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile, dissected and mounted on linen and folding into marbled wraps, small 4to, in slipcase with Stanford label. Electrotyped in 1862. £35.00
    Covers Manchester, Dewsbury, Penistone.


  372. Lavars's NEW MAP OF THE COUNTRY ROUND BRISTOL, BATH, WELLS &c. Lithographed, map hand coloured in outline, scale 1" = 2 miles, size 16" x 20", with table of distances, folding into 12mo cloth boards, 2" split at spine, printed label with vignette of Lavars works, slightly faded. c1858. £35.00
    Shows railways.


  373. Madame Tussaud & Sons EXHIBITION CATALOGUE A Biographical Record of all the Characters... Written specially for this Guide. 58pp., plus adverts, 8vo, decorative coloured wraps wih picture of building and Madame herself. Wraps chipped at corners, some creasing, paper rather browned. 1893. £10.00

  374. Maldon, East London ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet I. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 36", linen-backed, folding into small 8vo wrtaps. County boundaries, main roads, parkland handcoloured. Electrotype 1873. £35.00
    Covers East London, Isle of Grain, Chelmsford.


  375. Mentz, Germany PENCIL DRAWING Titled 'At Mentz'. Very detailed drawing in dark soft pencil, showing ruined masonry of some kind of church or abbey, with a cottage built into the ruins, tall church tower behind. On thin card, size 11" x 9", right margin trimmed. A few minor spots in sky area. c1825. £18.00

  376. Middlesex and Cornwall THE DEPOSITION of Hugh Searle according to the Mutiny Act. 1p 4to, manuscript, signed by Searle, a Private in the Second Battalion of the 48th Regiment of Foot, and a Middlesex Magistrate, saying that when he was twelve years old he lived with Samuel Shugg of St. Johns Mill in Sithney as a hired servant, 3 gns. a year wages. Folded with docket title on blank conjoint leaf. 1814. £18.00

  377. Middlesex and Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale one inch to one mile. Fully hand-coloured composite map, counties very lightly shaded, parkland roads, railways and water features coloured, county boundaries shaded, size approx. 46" x 44", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into tall 8vo marbled wraps. Covers most of London, Reading, Watford, Haslemere. Printed from an Electrotype in 1880-4. £85.00
    With circles in pink wash drawn at every mile radius around a house named 'Silverlands', which is approximately 1 mile south-west of Chertsey. The lines at 10, 20, 30 and 40 miles are in a thicker pink line. An interesting and unusual map.


  378. Midland Railway Distance Diagrams MAP INDEX Second Edition. Printed in red and black on thick paper, showing the lines in England, Wales and Southern Scotland, with a grid of map sheets. Size 19" x 15". 1909. £25.00

  379. Montgomery and Shropshire VALUABLE FREEHOLD FARM AND LANDS called 'Stanford' and 'Shotton' Inn at the Coedway, and Dwelling Houses in Shrewsbury To Be Sold by Auction..... the Third Day of April, 1869. 2pp., folio, plus docket title, loosely inserted is large folding plan on waxed cotton, hand-coloured, scale 4 chains to 1 inch. 1869. £34.00

  380. Mustel & Cie, Organiers d'Art, Paris ORGUES, CELESTAS & CONCERTINAS Catalogue, in French and English, 78pp, 8vo., wraps with dull gold decoration, illustrating 11 organs with detailed descriptions, keyboard diagrams etc., endorsements by famous composers such as Saint Saens. Catalogue G, 1910. £50.00
    There was also a branch in Wigmore Street, London.


  381. New South Western Steam Navigation Company CERTIFICATE OF SHARE OF £10 made out to Augustus Bowen of Nettley Hill, Southampton. On thin paper, size 7" x 9", printed with manuscript inserts, impressed seal with steamship. Perforated 'cancelled' stamp. 1847. £40.00

  382. Northampton, Bedford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". Roads, parkland, rivers coloured, county boundaries shaded in a variety of colours. Two small areas about 2" long shaded (Kelmarsh estate, Howbury Hall, and Gayhurst Estate). Electrotyped in 1865. £40.00
    Covers Northampton, Huntingdon.


  383. Nottingham and Lecister CRUCHLEY'S REDUCED ORDNANCE MAP of England & Wales. Planned on a Scale of Two Miles to the Inch. Sheet 38. Map coloured in outline folding into printed orange boards, sm. 8vo. Front board with index map, split up most of spine. c1880. £14.00

  384. Paris Exhibition FIFTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS of the 1900 Exhibition. Original prints, size 3" x 5", of the different pavilions (Pavillion of Commiercial Navigation', 'Bazaar in Algerian Street', 'United States Pavillion' etc. Most with identifying pencil inscriptions on verso. Many show people passing in front of pavillions. 1900. £28.00

  385. Paris RECEPTION DES MEDECINS ANGLAIS Programme for the Soiree 12 May 1905 at the Theatre de l'Automobile-Club. 2 pages small 8vo, plus stiff wraps with engraving showing fauns, musical instruments etc., trace of slight fold in front wrap. Invitation loosely inserted. 1905. £8.00

  386. Peninsular War NOTEBOOK manuscript, with transcripts of letters of the Oliver family, and James Olvier who was killed at Badajoz in Spain. With some notes on the Oliver family of Paddington. 29pp., small 8vo., limp wraps. The letters transcribed are from 1798-1811. c1880. £45.00
    The first letter tells of his escape from Orleans, with further letters from Portugal 'This Corps of the Army has been in a state of maturity for the last fortnight, the French being expected from the Province of Spanish Estramadura... the Cantonments we occupy threaten the high roads to Seville and Madrid... as far as my weak judgment goes we shall pay no attention to Seville, that as soon as Almeida, Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajos fall, which we may expect in about 20 days, the Spanish Corps now collecting in this Province will be put into Garrison and employed in keeping the French Corps in the South in check, whilst Lord Wellington advances on Madrid...' His last letter tells of his wound and makes arrangements for distribution of his effects should it prove fatal (which it did).


  387. Queen's Royal Regiment PROGRAMME of the Ceremony of the Presentation of New Colours by Her Majesty Queen Mary.. on Saturday May 7th, 1938... in the Ground of Whitgift School, Croydon... 8pp., 4to, stiff wraps, silk tie, tipped in photo of Queen Mary. 1938. £10.00

  388. Royal Navy BY THE COMMISSIONERS FOR EXECUTING THE OFFICE OF LORD HIGH ADMIRAL of the United Kingdom... To Joseph Chegwyn Second Master H.M.S. Buffalo herby appointed Master and Pilot of Her Majesty's Sloop Blossom... We do... hereby constitute and Appoint you Master and Pilot of Her Majesty's Sloop Blossom requiring you forthwith to repair on board the said Sloop and take charge of Her.... Printed Commission on thin parchment, 12" x 9", manuscript inserts, signed by J. Barrow and two others. Inserts in ink slightly faded. 17th August 1838. £40.00

  389. Safety Fuses HOME TRADE PRICE LIST of Bennett Safety Fuses From 12th September, 1908. Works: Roskear, Camborne. Single 4to sheet printed in red and black on both sides. Stab hole at top and some nicks at right edge, pinned to it is... PRICE LIST The Swansea Safety Fuse Company. 12th September 1908. Printed on one side of 4to sheet. 1908. £14.00

  390. Severn Estuary THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx 12" x 16" plus margins. Sheets LXVII S.W (Hallen Marsh); LXII S.W (Sudbrook, Portskewett); LXII N.W (Mathern, St. Pierre). 1903, 1920, 1920. £20.00

  391. Smith & Son's NEW RAILWAY MAP OF THE BRITISH ISLES Colour printed, 32" x 28", linen backed and folding into Sm. 8vo cloth boards, gilt titled. Scale 19 miles to 1". With insets of Birmingham, London and S. Lancs and Yorkshire Districts. Paper inside spine worn. c1890. £15.00
    Also shows railways under construction, canals, steamer tracks, coach roads


  392. Somerset and Dorset Railway APPENDIX TO THE WORKING TIME TABLES For the Information of the Committee's Servants Only. 126pp., 8vo. 1st January, 1933. £30.00

  393. Somerset and Dorset Railway PHOTOGRAPH of a carriage, size 6" x 8", with 'Third' and 'First' on the doors, 'S & D.J.R' and badge. Euston Publicity Dept. stamp on verso, date 1950, together with 1948 copy of an early photograph of a locomotive, 'S & DR No. 11' with 10 workers. Waterloo stamp on verso... with... Agreement: Somerset and Dorset Railway Company (Extension to the Midland Railway at Bath). Printed form, 3pp., 1872, folio, never used... with... Plan of the S & D Joint Line, Burnham - Wells. 20" x 7". Amended Feb. 1939. 1872-1950. £26.00

  394. Stannaries of Devon and Cornwall FORMS all blank, comprising: Form for Bailiffs to take goods, (excepting wearing apparel, tools, etc.), size 5" x 13", (5 copies); Form for recording sale by auction of shares in a Mine and in the 'Ores Halvans Machinery and Materials' according to a Court Decree, Stannaries of Cornwall, folio. (3 copies); form for Affadavit of Debt owed by Adventurers in a certain Mine to a Plaintiff, Stannaries of Devon, folio (10 copies). 185-. £25.00

  395. Stockton, California POSTCARDS Five coloured cards, unused, c1905, including fine view of San Francisco Steamer, Hot Mineral Baths, San Joaquin St., together with five other slightly later cards of California, including Stanford University, carriage going through Redwood tree. c1905. £18.00

  396. Walker (J. & C) ENGLAND & WALES, founded upon the Grand Trigonometrical Survey, shewing all the Mail Coach, Turnpike, and Railroads, the Rivers and Navigable Canals, also the Boundaries and Divisions of Counties, 1845. Folding fully hand-coloured map, dissected and mounted on linen, size approx. 53" x 41", folds into original cloth slipcase, morocco label, rubbed at corners. Shows soundings in fathoms around the coast. Certain towns in the Midland counties marked with small red circle. 1845. £105.00

  397. Wallis (J) and Son Ltd. CATALOGUE of Musical Instruments. 383pp., 4to, buff boards, blindstamped title, cloth spine. One gathering of four pages loose. Illustrations on every page with description and price, plus 7 attractive chromolith colour plates illustrating mouthorgans, decorative boxes of violin strings, accordion, etc. Contents pages, first page torn out (traces of perforated margin indicating it was some kind of order form). c1910. £95.00
    Illustrates a huge variety of instruments, including saxhorns, cornets, bagpipes, drums, violins, bows, banjoes, mandolins, organs, bird whistles, a wide variety of accesories. There are many models of each instrument on offer, for example 40 models of concertina are illustrated, 39 types of banjo.


  398. War Office (for Official Use Only) FOUR MAPS OF FRANCE AND BELGIUM Comprising: Sheet 12, Valenciennes; Sheet 17, Amiens; Sheet 18, St. Quentin, Sheet 62C, Peronne. All Scale 1/100,000 except the last which is 1/40,000. Each size 22" x 28", folded with index map on outside. n.d 1916? £22.00

  399. Wilts., Somerset & Weymouth Railway Compy. CERTIFICATE OF £50 SHARE On paper, size 6" x 8", decoratively printed, with small coat of arms. Red embossed paper seal of Company. Made out to Thomas Wilmer of Yeovil, Clerk. 1845. £45.00

  400. Wiltshire and Somerset PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Properties at Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon, Hilperton... Tellisford and Beckington, Which Will be Sold by Public Auction at The George Hotel, Trowbridge, 2nd February, 1909. Folio, (18" x 11"), 12pp of text, glossy paper, printed wraps, 6 large folding plans, frontis. with two photographs of Hilperton House, plus 3 photographs in text, including fine photograph of shops in Silver Street, Trowbridge. Previously folded horizontally, with slight browning on front wrap at fold, nick in right margin at fold throughout. 1909. £45.00
    Includes Hilperton House, near Trowbridge, Poulton Farm at Bradford on Avon, shops at Silver Street and Church Street, Trowbridge.


  401. Wiltshire and Somerset GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. (GENERAL POWERS) DIVERSION OF ROAD Near Limpley Stoke. Parish of Winsley. Plan and sections, size 23" x 30", scale approx. 10 chains = 3". Linen backed. Shows Bathampton Branch Railway, river, Chatley House, Avonside House .. bound with... Diversion of Road and Path near Dunkerton. Plan and sections. Shows roads, railway in course of construction, paths etc. Held at spine with linen strip. Some slight darkening of paper in top half of plans. Kell & Son, Lithographer. Session 1909. £55.00

  402. Worcester and Hereford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 29". Linen-backed, folding into sm. 4to marbled endpapers, battered slipcase. A few light spots in margins. Printed from an Electrotype formed by joining together of 4 original plates. 1863. £25.00
    Covers Great Malvern, Ludlow, Kidderminster.

    MANUSCRIPT DRAFT OF WYE FISHING ACT

  403. River Wye AN ACT FOR THE CONVENIENT PASSING OF BOATS & BARGES IN AND UPON THE RIVER WYE in the Counties of Hereford, Gloucester & Monmouth and the Countreys adjacent, And for the preservation of young ffrye of Salmon and other ffish within the said River. 4 numbered pages in a neat hand of late 17th century style and spelling, on four sheets of paper size 15" x 12", sheets tied with vellum thong at top. On the first page there are two asterisks in the text referring to two clauses which have been added in the same hand in the left hand margin. The time by which certain works must be done by owners of wears and dams (a particular month), is left blank. On the verso of the last leaf are brief notes presumably concerning a charge against someone "Hee went to Breda because C.S. was there.. He was first voted a traytor..." (presumably refers to Charles Stuart). Paper folded, last page rather creased and slightly ragged at one edge. n.d. Probably Commonwealth period. £250.00
    This was probably the draft of a parliamentary bill, associated with those presented to the Commons between 1661 and 1695 dealing with the navigation of the River Wye.


  404. Wyld (James) MAP OF THE SUPERFICIAL GEOLOGY of the British Isles, with the Physical and Topographical Features, The Line of Railways, their Primary and Intermediate Stations.... Steam Packet Routes.... Compiled from the Ordnance Surveys and other Authentic information. Size 51" x 19", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into marbled wraps. County boundaries hand-coloured, large decorative title. A few small foxing spots in blank areas, some slight darkening of paper along some edges, a 1" split in linen at one fold. c1870. £80.00


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