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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 129

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    Bedfordshire


  1. County Theatre, Bedford GOLDILOCKS Charles Denville presents his Spectacular Xmas Family Pantomime... Les Trios Farlows from the Folies Begere Paris... Playbill on card, size 15" x 10", printed in four colours with picture of Goldilocks and bears. early 1950's. £10.00

  2. Langford TURNIP, MANGEL WURZEL, CARROT SEEDS, &c, Warranted by J. Gudgin, Langford. Leaflet giving prices per pound for 17 different varieties, heading in large type-faces. 1p. small 8vo, blank conjoint leaf. Some ink and pencil calculations on verso and blank leaf. Traces of fold. Stott, Printer, Biggleswade, c1840. £18.00

  3. Luton AN ACT for Amending and Repairing the Roads from Luton in the County of Bedford to Westwood-Gate in the said County. Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Attractive woodcut initial letter with flowers. 1727. £12.00


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    Berkshire


  4. Berkshire AN ACT for making the Acts of the First and Seventh Years of His late Majesty's Reign (for making the River Kennet navigable from Reading to Newbury in the County of Berks) more effectual. Cover leaf + 12pp, small folio, disbound, black letter. Attractive floral initial letter. 1730. £20.00

  5. Reading PROBATE of the will of John Dudman, gent., of Reading, late of Sackville Street, Piccadilly. Two large vellum sheets, manuscript, with Certificate of Administration, printed with manuscript inserts, attached, large papered seal. Brown stain approx. 2" x 2" affecting two sheets, verso where titled rather spotty. 1823. £18.00
    Leaves large amounts of Bank of England stock, annuities etc. to different people, and his tea chest, silver spoons, Bible.


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    Bristol


  6. Bedminster and Long Ashton FREEHOLD PROPERTY at Long Ashton, near Bristol, & in Langton Street, Jubilee Place, Redcliff St. and North Street, Bedminster... for sale by Auction... at the Hope and Anchor Inn Redcliff Hill... the following property... Auction particulars on 3p., folio, folded with docket title, listing 10 Lots, with address, name of tenant, rent, on the first page, and conditions of sale and completed memorandum on the other two. 1862. £25.00

  7. British Association Bristol Meeting EXCURSION MAP Scale Half Inch to one Mile. Full colour, linen-backed, folding into printed buff wraps. Ordnance Survey 1930. £12.00

  8. Clifton SHIRLEY AND SON LIMITED The Civil and Military Stores, 28 The Mall. Cash Price List. December 1914 - February 1915. Size 10" x 6", green wraps with embossed gold lettering. 112pp., including 25pp. of adverts at the end. Lists groceries, cleaning products, wine, vintage champagne, etc. The Ironmongery section has many illustrations of chinaware, jelly moulds, brushes, teapots, glasses, etc. 1914. £24.00
    At the beginning is a 'Journey List' showing dates of delivery to villages in a wide radius, including Tyntesfield, Bitton, Clevedon, etc.

  9. Clifton Theological College MEMORANDUM and Articles of Association of Clifton Theological College Trust. 13pp., printed wraps, sm. folio. 1936. £8.00

  10. Delamotte (William Alfred)?, artist ST. STEPHENS CHURCH. Watercolour size 12" x 8". Pasted to thick card. A competent work with good architectural detail on the tower, showing a view across the quay with a boat, a small crane, horses and cart, on which are barrels, a few people, and a soldier sitting looking into the dock, behind them are grey stone warehouse buildings and the start to St. Stephens Avenue, with the tower to the church in the background. Some discolouration mainly affecting the sky. There is a note in ink pasted to the verso:- 'Painted about 1820 (The uniform of the soldier in the bottom left-hand corner helps to 'date' the picture) Attributed to William Delamotte. There are several similar watercolours by this artist in the Bristol Art gallery.' There is also a price of £2.10.0. to verso. c.1820. £48.00

  11. Dolphin Society ANNUAL DINNER 13th November 1877 at the Victoria Rooms at 5 o'clock. Richard Bright Esq. M.P. President. Attractive invitation, made out in ink for The Rev. H. L. Thompson, on card size 4" x 6", printed with wide border of flowers and leaves in brown, decorative blue lettering, and blue dolphin in a circle. 1877. £16.00

  12. Furnishers JAMES PHILLIPS & SONS Ltd. 47-51 Union St. Bristol. Leaflet, 4p., 8vo, printed in red and black, photo on each page. Shows front of shop, two items of furniture and their removal van. n.d. c1920. £14.00

  13. Hawksworth (Walter) WILL of Walter Hawksworth, Merchant, of Bristol. Contemporary copy, 1p, folio, plus second sheet with names of witnesses and note that it has been examined as a true copy. Leaves his tenements in Alveston and Aust to his son. One of the witnesses was Henry Bengough. Some splits at folds in margins, docket title stained. Copy 1778 of will of 1762. £16.00

  14. Hellier (Elizabeth) QUITCLAIM whereby Elizabeth Hellier of Bristol, Spinster (one of the Legatees named in the will of Elizabeth Symonds) releases to Sarah Dring all her interest in the estate of Elizabeth Symonds. 1p, sm. folio, manuscript, signed by E. Hellier and 2 witnesses, with small armorial wax seal. Blank conjoint leaf with docket title. 1727. £12.00

  15. Holesgrove (Thomas), Drawbridge, Bristol, Pub. CLIFTON Tinted lithograph. On stiff paper. Size 12" x 18", plus wide margins, buff border. Shows a view from the Somerset bank looking up to the Gorge, where the pillars of the bridge are in situ, but the actual bridge has not been started. Shows Royal York Crescent, Cornwallis Crescent, Windsor Terrace, Clifton Church, Clifton Vale. Paddle steamer and a few boats on river, sheep grazing on bank in foreground. A circular brown stain in left margin, not obtruding beyond border, some slight browning at right edge of paper at one point. Lithographed by Newman & Co. c1850. £80.00
    Scarce. Very attractive colour.

  16. Hulley (T), Sketched by NEW PUMP ROOM, BRISTOL HOTWELLS Drawn on Stone by H. Jones, R.I.A. Lithograph, size 7" x 10", plus margins. View shows the pump room from a near a building on the opposite side of the river. Shows Windsor terrace in the distance, and a few other buildings on the hill, boats on river. Some feint greyish marks at corners in margins, one small light spot in sky area. Edges of paper slightly trimmed. Bristol. Pubd. by T. Bedford, High Street. c1830. £38.00

  17. Humfrey Hooke OBLIGATION BOND whereby Sir Humfrey Hooke of King Weston pledges to pay £5000 to Thomas Earle, Merchant, of Bristol, as set out in a pair of indentures of the same date. Vellum, 6 lines in Latin followed by 8 in English. Size 7" x 14", signed by Hooke and four witnesses, small integral tag with half of small wax seal. 1673. £26.00
    Sir Thomas Earle became Mayor in 1681.

  18. King Street WILL of John Potter, formerly of Kidderminster now of the City of Bristol. 2p, folio, plus blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Extracted copy. Folds, a few small edge tears. 1802. £15.00
    Leaves his messuage in King Street to his friend Mary Bowen.

  19. Lysaght (John), Limited. AGRICULTURAL FEEDING APPLIANCES Manufactured by John Lysaght, Limited, Galvanized Iron Works, Bristol. Catalogue printed on yellow paper, on both sides of sheet 15" x 17", folded to form brochure 5" x 8". Each item illustrated, with prices listed below. 1902. £18.00
    Upwards of 50 items illustrated. Includes wheelbarrows, water-carriers, garden tables and chairs, hay-racks, troughs.

  20. 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

    LITHOGRAPH VIEWS

  21. Prout (J.S) PICTURESQUE ANTIQUITIES OF BRISTOL. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by J.S. Prout. With an engraved title, an engraved dedication and 29 engraved India Proof plates, slight spotting mainly to margins of plates as usual. Folio, recent marbled boards, morocco label on spine. Bristol; Pub. by George Davey, 1 Broad St. Printed by C. Hullmandel. c185-. £180.00

  22. Redcliffe Church SEPIA WATERCOLOUR of the porch. Size 42cm x 30cm, showing a view through the decorative stone arch with a man wearing a hat, and leaning on his walking stick sitting down. On verso is written 'Redcliffe Church Porch. C. Bird'. The painting is unsigned so it may well be a copy from an etching. Small nick in paper near top edge, without loss. c.1900 £18.00

  23. Redcliffe FROM REDCLIFF PARADE. Pencil sketch on paper 22cm x 27.5cm, tipped onto a larger sheet, showing 2 figures leaning against railings looking out at the harbour with boats in the foreground, and churches and building in the background. On the backing sheet in pencil is the title, as above, beneath the image, and with the suggestion as to who was the artist 'By - King Bristol' in the right hand corner. c1880? £20.00

  24. Redland LEASE FOR A YEAR of closes of meadow or pasture land known as Great Ground, Lower Ground, etc., near Cotham Lane in Redland, Sir Godfrey Webster of Battle Abbey, Elizabeth Miller, widow, of Cotham, and John Miller, Nurseryman, to Peter Fry, Carpenter. Vellum, size 23" x 29", three wax seals. 1817. £18.00
    The Millers were owners of market gardens in the area of what is now Whiteladies Road.

  25. Sheldon, Bush Patent Shot SMALL LINEN SACK printed with the royal coat of arms and 'Sheldon, Bush & P.S Co's Patent Shot, Bristol. No. (number added in light print, beginning with 'G). Size 10" x 7", hand sewn at the edges, linen darkened and slightly stained, slight wear at the 'E' and 'N' of 'Patent'. n.d. 1870's? £24.00

  26. St. George CONVEYANCE of five plots of ground with the messuages thereon in Bethel Place, The Trustees of the Widow and Orphans Fund Ancient Order of Foresters to Emma Joslin, of the Albion Inn, Easton Road. Manuscript indenture on 3p., folio, folded with docket title. 1897. £9.00

  27. Sturge & Co. TOBACCO WAREHOUSE Surveyor's report signed by Y. & J.P. Sturge (on the instructions of the Surveyor of City Lands) on the suitability of a Tobacco Warehouse in Back Street for conversion to a `Mart for the sale of Leather'. One and a quarter sides of foolscap, in a clear hand. Oct. 25th l830. £8.00

  28. Temple Street MEMORANDUM OF AN AGREEMENT made this 24th day of Septm. 1723 that Samuel Wilkins shall have a Lease of a tenement in Temple Street late in the tenure of Saml. Tuder.... twenty five pounds fine and two Guineas to be spent at Sealing.... 1p., sm. folio, signed Wilkins and 5 others. 1723. £15.00

  29. Theatre Royal PLAYBILL March 15th, 1866. Advertising Mr. Dobbin's Annual Benefit. Printed on thin paper, size 30" x 10". The bill included 'The Hidden Hand', 'Ivanhoe' with a ballet divertisement. 1866. £25.00
    Details the different scenes in each play. After 'The Temporary Triumph of Atrocity', 'Ivanhoe' ends in 'The Unalloyed Happiness of Everybody'.

  30. Theatre Royal PLAYBILL February 17th - 21st. 1868. Printed with large type-faces in red and black on thin paper, size 30" x 10". Advertising Miss Marie Wilton's London Company in the Great Comedy of 'Caste', and concluding with the Farce of 'The Young Widow'. 1866. £22.00

  31. Weston (T.H), Bristol, Publisher BLAISE HAMLET To John S. Harford Esq. of Blaise Castle Gloucestershire, in whose Grounds these Picturesque and beautiful Dwellings are Erected this Plate is most respectfully inscribed.... Lithograph, hand-coloured, size approx. 9" x 11", plus margins, on thick paper, showing the nine cottages of the hamlet individually. Some very light waterstaining across top left corner of the top left cottage. The top margin has been slightly trimmed. c1840. £35.00
    From a set of five views of Henbury and Pen Pole Point.

  32. Woollard (Dorothy) BRISTOL: A SKETCH BOOK 24 pencil sketches 8vo, label with illustration on front board, some slight rubbing on spine. A. & C. Black Ltd. c1950. £8.00


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    Buckinghamshire


  33. Chilton, near Aylesbury ABSTRACT OF MR WILLIAM KINSEY'S TITLE to Cannon Court Farm purchased by him of his Uncle Mr. Rich. Kinsey and purchased by him of Sr. Dodsworth Croke. 22 pages, small folio, closely written in a neat hand with strong black ink, sewn at spine, vertical fold. Paper rather darkened, but writing very clear and legible. Details indentures from '31st May 17 James I' to 1712. 1712 or slightly later. £45.00
    As well as Cannon Court Farm (the rooms of the farmhouse are listed) the deeds involved other named lands in Chilton. The Croke family were Lords of the Manor. The fourth Sir John Croke, created a baronet by Charles I for his loyalty to the crown, had many debts, and died in the Fleet prison March 1678/9. He falsely accused the Vicar of Chilton of robbery.

  34. Fullarton (A) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Engraved map. With Reference table to the Hundreds and Liberties. Size approx. 7" x 9", plus margins, central fold. c1840. £12.00

  35. Marsh Gibbon Grange, near Bicester 50 ACRES OF GRASS CROP.... On lands in the occupation of Mr Edward Jakeman, who is leaving Marsh Gibbon Grange, To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton, & Geo. Castle at the Greyhound Inn, Marsh Gibbon, on Wednesday, May 8th, 1867, at Five o'clock.... Poster, size 23" x 18", couple of short tears, slight trace of folds. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1867. £24.00


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    Cheshire


  36. Miln & Co., Seedsmen, Broughton MILNS SEEDS Spring 1966. Catalogue on 48pp., size 7" x 8", numerous photographic illustrations. Decorated throughout with 15th century medallions. Stiff wraps with coloured illustration from shooting print. 1966. £16.00

  37. The Greenbanks, Ellesmere CATALOGUE of the Attractive & Highly Important Sale.... Farming Stock and Implements, 200 Iron Hurdles.... Handsome Roan Mare.... Kitchen & Culinary Utensils &c.... 22pp, 8vo. Traces of vertical fold. 1889. £12.00


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    Cornwall


  38. Cargenwyn PLAN Proposed Extension of No. 3 Reservoir for the Camborne Water Co. Plan in ink and colour on thick paper. Scale 4 inches = 1 chain, size 26" x 36", full wash colour. Shows raised ground with hachures, pipes, granite pitching, puddled clay core etc. n.d. watermark 1908. £40.00

  39. Cornish Lead Mines AN ACT for allowing a Drawback of the Duty on Coals consumed in Lead Mines in Cornwall. 1pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £8.00

  40. Duchy AN ACT for Enabling His Majesty to Make Leases and Copies of Offices, Land and Hereditaments, Parcel of his Dutchy of Cornwall.... and for Confirmation of Leases.. 9pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. plus cover leaf. Attractive initial letter with floral decoration. 1701. £20.00

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

    MANUSCRIPT PLAN

  42. Gulval PLAN OF PART OF THE PARISH OF GULVAL Scale 6 chains = 1 inch. By Thomas Mathews, Surveyor. Manuscript plan in ink and three colours, size 26" x 32", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 14" x 8". Shows Chyandour, Trescrowan, Ponjou, Polkinghorne, Garras, etc, with buildings, roads, streams, shoreline. Many small fields, all numbered, large number in the south coloured brown - later note by reference simply states 'Brown - potatoes'. Ink smudge near scale bar, some foxing, some dust-staining at bottom of map. A few ink amendments giving acreage of fields. Signed and dated by Matthews bottom right. 21st October, 1872. £125.00

  43. Helston and Constantine RENTAL of the Lands of Rev. Richd. Hill and Miss C.M. Hill, Michaelmas 1850,51,53. Three booklets, each with 3 double-page spreads, sm. folio, ruled in columns for 'Tenants', 'Tenements', 'Amount Received' etc. Plain paper wraps with MS title, very ragged and stained, 1853 booklet lacks wraps. Edges of pages stained. 1850-3. £30.00
    Properties include in Constantine: Bosahan, Watercourse to Wheal Vyvyan Mine, dwelling house part of Bridge tenement, and in Helston: House and garden in Meneage Street, field near the Beacon, dwelling house near Cross-wolla Turnpike Gate.

  44. Helston (Borough of) AFFADAVIT OF DEBT of Elizabeth Rogers of Helston, widow, that Thomas Burgess of Sithney, Engineer, is justly indebted to her for £3.6s.6d. for goods sold to him. Manuscript, 10 lines on 1p. sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf. Signed by Rogers and John Williams the Mayor. 1746. £16.00

  45. Helston enclosure LETTER to James Plomer at Helston from W. Sandys. Asks about arrangements for a meeting regarding the Helston Inclosure. He is sending notices for the church door, and asks him to send copies to the newspapers. Suggests the Guildhall for the meeting 'if everything is smooth a month will be ample...'. 54 lines on 3p., 4to, folded with address panel on verso, wax seal, 'B.S.F.' postmark and large '5/'. Sept. 1818. £14.00

  46. Helston market MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT between John Cork and Thomas Wills Farmers of the Market of the Borough of Helston, and Anthony Hoskyn and John Sandys of Pengarrack in St. Keverne (on behalf of themselves and Sir Francis Vyvyan and others). Manuscript on 3p., small folio, folded. Sets a temporary rate for toll on corn brought to the market whilst a legal dispute was in progress. This is a copy, with the day and the 'penal sum' not filled in. May 1732. £18.00
    The toll was to be a pint and a half of corn in dues for every bushell.

  47. Launceston REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 3pp, with a sheet on which is a plan of town, coloured in outline, scale 4" to 1 mile and a plan of the borough, scale 1" to a mile, by R.K. Dawson. Folio, disbound, some slight off-setting, onto text. 1837. £22.00

  48. Ludgvan CASTLE AN DINAS Sketch map in ink on paper backed with linen, size 13" x 24", very basic plan, scale 4 chains to one inch indicating Castle, Dennis Downs, Edwards's Crofts, Black Lane, etc. n.d. c1850. £20.00

  49. Ludgvan PLAN OF COLLORIAN in the Parish of Ludgvan Property of The Revd. Canon Rogers 1834. Manuscript map on paper, scale 3 chains to 1 inch, size approx. 19" x 16". Mounted flat on recent very fine linen, traces of old folds. In ink and green wash, shows roads, buildings at Collorian and Cockwells, Poldi(ce) Lode, line of water supplying Trewinnard House, well, field boundaries, each plot with a number. Owners of adjacent lands named. By J. Roberts, 1834. £80.00

  50. Maclean (John), historian FOUR LETTERS from John Maclean to Jonathan Rashleigh, 1873-5. Small 8vo, three of them written on both sides. On headed paper of Pallingswick Lodge, and Tolcarne, St. Austell, and one from Bodmin. 1873-5. £18.00
    Mentions proposing Rashleigh as a member of the Harleian Society, the fire destroying the Society's stock of early books, etc. Maclean was the author of 'The Parochial History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor'.

  51. Mine Frauds A BILL To make further Provision for the Administration of Justice, and for improving the Practice and Proceedings, in the Courts of the Stannaries of Cornwall; and for the Prevention of Frauds by Workmen employed in the Mines.... 6pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Left hand edge trimmed to within half and inch of text. 1839. £10.00

  52. Ordnance Survey CORNWALL. A set of five maps covering almost the whole of Cornwall. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Copper plate engravings, on five sheets, each folding to 12" x 9", dissected, and mounted on linen. Being Sheet Nos. 29, 30, 31, 32 & 33, sheet sizes approx. 25" x 36". Decorative engraved borders pasted to 3 edges of each sheet, except for Sheet 31 which has no borders, and Sheet 30 which has border on left edge only. The margins of all sheets have been clipped at the top with loss of sheet nos., on several sheets the scale bar and imprint have been cut off or partly obscured by border. A clean set, apart from a few light foxing spots on the Bude Bay sheet (29), contained in a very fine original box with pull off top in the form of a book, full straight grained red morocco, gilt, a.e.g., raised bands. Arms of the Ordnance in gilt on the front of the box. The maps fit into a shiny card folder which facilitates their slipping into the box, onto this is pasted an Index map. Five sheets in all:- sheets 29, 30, 31, 32, & 33. Published Lt. Col. Mudge, Tower. 1809-13. This edition 1820's. £540.00
    A fine set of very early impressions, covering most of Cornwall from a line just east of Bude Haven down to 'Polperrow'. The sheets correspond to Margary State 3. These five sheets were published as 'Part the III' of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. The sheets covering the area near the eastern border were in 'Part the II' (Devon) on sheets 24, 25, 26.

  53. Penzance SKETCH OF CORIN'S FIELDS 1834. Simple sketch plan in ink, on folio sheet, showing four fields, adjoining owners. Scale bar with scale of chains, (3 chains to an inch), with measurement and total. Signed by J.H. Rutger. 1834. £14.00
    A note added in a later hand below title 'since Coulson's, bought 1850 by J.J. Rogers. Rutger surveyed Penzance for a lithographed town plan of 1841.

  54. Pipe Roll JOHN STACKHOUSE ESQUIRE Sheriff Accounting for the Issues of his Office from the feast of St. Michael... for the space of one whole year sendeth an account of the fee farm and other Debts underwritten, viz. PARCELS OF THE PIPE... GREENWAX... Roll on vellum, size 58" x 11", on two membranes sewn together. Lists sums from various properties in Cornwall, for example 'Of the Prior and Convent of St. Michael Cornwall for a messuage and land in Lambden...', 'Of Francis Godolphin Esq. for a Messuage and land in Milor', 'Of Simon Middleton for the Manor of Bodmin'. 'Greenwax' includes fines of persons at the Assizes and General Gaol delivery for the County, at Quarter Sessions, etc. There is also a total for Judges' lodgings, delivering proclamations, etc., with sum total. Signed by Edward Woodcock, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe. Vellum with some discoloration due to damp, and with some 'cockling' of vellum. The top 6 inches with the title has been affected with damp or rodent damage with loss of some words. The text itself is legible throughout. 1779. £140.00

  55. Reynolds (C) Publisher THE ALBUM OF CORNWALL VIEWS. Being 21 photo litho views on an extending strip. Original boards, approx. 6" x 5", decorative gilt title, cloth spine. c189- £15.00
    Includes Penzance, St. Ives, Botallack Mine, Port Minster, etc.

  56. Roscarnon, St.Keverne LEASE of two messuages at Roscarnon, John Sandys of Lanarth to Nicholas Banfield, yeoman. Vellum, 22" x 23", wax seal with dragon. 1713. £30.00
    The lease reserves all trees of 'Oake Ash Elme and Sickamore'. For an extra £4 rent Banfield was to have all the tithes and tenths of hay, corn and grain.

  57. Ruan Major RECTOR'S COMMUTATION RENT CHARGE due 1st January 1845. Manuscript, folio, neatly and clearly written over 6 double-page spreads, headings to each page written in large decorative script, in columns with No., Occupier, Situation of Property, Increase on Averages, Amount to be Collected, Property Tax, etc. Covers Rent Charge due 1st January 1845, July 1845, January 1846. Sewn in plain wraps, decorative manuscript title.... together with.... similar documents for 1846-7, 1848, 1849, 1850. 5 booklets in all, the last two have extreme bottom right hand corners of pages damp-affected, not affecting text. 1845-50. £85.00
    Approximately 25 names of occupiers listed in each volume. Surnames include Lugg, Lambruck, Keverne, Barnicoat, Pengelly.

  58. Saint Burian Deanery AN ACT to provide for the Division of the Deanery of Saint Burian into Three Rectories, and for abolishing the Royal Peculiar of Saint Burian. 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1850. £12.00

  59. Saint Columb Major AN ACT for vesting in His Majesty a certain Part of the Open Commons and Waste Lands, within the Manor or Royalty of Rialton and Retraighe alias Reterth, in the Parish of Saint Columb Major, in the County of Cornwall. Cover leaf + 12pp. Small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1817. £10.00

  60. St. Buryan & St. Just ELECTION POSTER 'Notice of Election of one County Councillor for each of the above Electoral Divisions.' Size 24" x 18", several folds. 1946. £10.00

  61. St. Just BOND A Bill binding Thomas Lanyon of St. Just, Yeoman, to pay £204. to Humphrey Pascoe of St. Ives, Merchant. 1p. sm. folio, blank adjoining leaf with docket title and note on interest on verso, small wax seal, signed Lanyon and witnessed by Wm. Usticke, Jn. Harvey, D. Keskey. 1728. £22.00

  62. St. Leonard's Hospital Launceston DISPUTE REGARDING SEAL. A series of letters between C.L. Cowlard, clerk of the Lazar Ground Charity, and Miss A.M. Gurney of Trebursye regarding the ownership of the seal of St. Leonard's and requesting her to hand it to the charity. 11 letters dated between 1892 & Feb. 1893. £50.00

  63. Trestrail (G) MINING NOTEBOOK 'G. Trestrail 1905' on flyleaf. 4to notebook, later binding in marbled boards, half cloth, printed label on front board. 106 pages of notes, plus 9p alphabetical index at the end. Many diagrams and tables in text, including two coloured, plus: 4 full-page diagrams on waxed cotton; 1 folding coloured Section on waxed cotton '... Indicating Various Levels of Tin Streaming Appliances. Carnon Valley'; 1 folding coloured diagram on paper 'Poppet Head at Phoenix Mines'; 1 folding coloured section of Phoenix Mines (24" long); 1 folding coloured plan of buddles etc.; 2 folding diagrams of plant at Larkholes; diagram of proposed concentration flow sheet, Phoenix, on tissue paper. Loosely inserted at the end are some rough notes and calculations, e.g. 'Details of Phoenix Pitwork'. Includes notes on different types of wheel, winding engines, stamp mills, duty of Cornish engine, unwatering the Phoenix Mines, flow-sheet of East Pool etc. Pages slightly browned at edges. 1905 and later. £260.00
    George Trestrail would probably have kept this notebook when he was gaining 'practical experience under his father the late Mr. Nicholas Trestrail, Consulting Mining & Mechanical engineer, of Redruth.' During this period he also took courses at the Redruth & Camborne School of Mines. In 1912 he was employed as assistant to the Manager of Phoenix Mines. He later worked in India at the Mysore Mines. (see the obituary of Trestrail in the Journal of the Institute of mining and Metallurgy, 1953-4).

  64. Truro ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENT to Copies of any Memorials addressed to the Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, from the Corporation or Inhabitants of any Borough, respecting the Population of the said Borough. Includes petition from the Inhabitants of Truro, 2pp., with list of names, with folding lithographed plan of Truro, hand-coloured in outline, scale 10" to 1 mile, size 11" x 14", shows Parish and Borough boundaries, vessels in the river, number of Houses and inhabitants given below title. Also includes shorter Memorials from the Inhabitants of Falmouth, Saltash, Aldbrough, Totnes, Buckingham. 8pp., lacks last leaf with page 9 and docket title. Disbound, left hand edges with some small edge tears, held with staples. 1831. £22.00
    The Petition states that there was an error in 1821 when the population ws given as 2712, when it should have been 6000, and that it is now above 8000.

  65. Truro and Saint Austell ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Printed surface area approx. 24" x 36". Scale 1" to 1 mile. Linen-backed,folded to small 4to, marbled endpapers, in red slipcase with yellow Stanford label. Printed from an Electrotype taken in 1878. £50.00
    Covers an area from the Helford River to Polperro and from Illogan and Perran Sands to Lanreath. Corresponds to Margary State 5.

  66. Truro Water AN ACT for better supplying with Water the District of Truro in the County of Cornwall.... 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1875. £10.00


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  67. Carlisle PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable freehold estate called 'Knight's Lodge', situate at Ivegill.... Closes of Land at Greystone.... and excellent dwelling house no. 42 Aglionby St., Carlisle..... to be Sold by Auction.... 23rd September, 1902. 3pp., folio, folds, docket title, 2 large folding plans. 1902. £28.00

  68. Carlisle PETITION to the Mayor and Corporation signed by 9 inhabitants of Carlisle soliciting the use of the Town Hall for 10 Sabbath Days for Divine Service conducted by Rev. John Girdwood of Horton College 'which is connected with the particular Baptist Denomination'. 1p., 4to, dated May 20th 1837. On conjoint leaf is another petition for continuing over 12 Sabbath days, ending 22nd October 1837, services by a different preacher. With names of 29 people... together with... A Few Statements in Relation to my design in Preaching at Carlisle. Note of 23 lines on small 8vo sheet. Note on verso 'If the Lord will I shall Preach next Thursday Evening on the Sands at half past 7 o'clock.' 2 items. 1837. £35.00

  69. Carlisle, Wigton, Caldbeck PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Several Estates Situate at Black Hall & White Quay, in the Parish of St. Cuthbert, Carlisle, Buckaban in the Parish of Caldbeck; Barney House in the Parish of Wigton; Gillbrow in the Parish of Lorton.... containing altogether 463 Acres.... all of which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of October, 1868. 6pp folio, plus leaf with docket title, folded. 7 lithographed plans, hand coloured in outline, five of which are folding, by John Pears, Land Surveyor, Penwith. One folding plan clipped down right edge with loss of some of lithographed surface. Folded with docket title. 1868. £45.00

  70. Great Croglin A BILL for Inclosing Lands in Great Croglin, in the County of Cumberland. 33pp., sm. folio, disbound, separately paginated. Docket title, traces of folds. A few leaves with some slight discoloration in right margin. With amendments and corrections in ink in a neat contemporary hand throughout. 1808. £20.00
    Refers to rights to Mines of Coal, Lead, Tin, Copper, Minerals, Stones, Fossils, etc. The Lord of the Manor who was entitled to Mines and Minerals was the Earl of Egremont. Presumably the Bill was amended prior to becoming an Act.

  71. Kirklinton, near Brampton HOLE SHIELDS belonging Mr Thos. Blaylock. Surveyed Decr. 1814 by Wm. Graham. Manuscript plan in ink and colours on thick paper backed with linen, rolled. Scale 2 chains to 1 inch, scale bar and compass rose. Size 49" x 29". Fanciful, rather amateurish watercolour of Justice carrying scales and sword top left. Covers an estate stretching in the north from the road to Brampton and Langholm over Howford Bridge in the north, to the intersection of the road to Kirklinton Church and the road from Carlisle in the south. Shows building at the centre, John Hope's cottages in south, meadows, woodland and plantations, with acreages, wells, watering trough, boundary stones, Hethersgill and Quarters Quarry Ground, Hether Rivulet, rocks at quarry, footpath, etc. Adjoining owners named. Reference Table listing 23 Closes etc., and on left a 'Description of Situation &c', giving details about Tithes, boundary hedges, rights to quarrying, details of the Moss belonging to the estate etc. Some cracking in paper at top and bottom, not affecting linen, including a tear in paper approx. 1ft. long from top edge, not affecting linen. c1814. £240.00
    On the 1864 6" Ordnance Survey map Hole Shields is shown as a large house just north of the Hether Burn, near Quarrybrow.

  72. Penrith PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Premises at Netherend, which will be sold by Auction.... the 7th day of June, 1855.... 2pp., folio, plus docket title. 1855. £15.00

  73. Solway Moss, Longtown GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. 107 N.E. (New Series Sheet 11). Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 19", plus margins, linen-backed, key in margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1890. £10.00
    Shows only a small portion in bottom right corner, as the area beyond the Scottish border is blank.


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  74. Drakelow LEASE OF A WATERMILL dwelling house, barns etc. and 225 acres in the Township of Drakelow, Sir Roger Gresley to John Pycroft, farmer and miller. Printed agreement with manuscript inserts, 3pp., folio, signed by Pycroft. Folded with docket title... together with... 6 manuscript documents on paper relative to a case brought by Pycroft against Sir Roger and Jonah Deane, in the King's Bench, including copy Order of Reference, 1831, and a valuation of crops and some work done by Pycroft, such as 'Winter Ploughing', 'road making'. 1824. £50.00
    Under the lease Pycroft is required to perform 8 days work for Sir Roger with a team of at least four horses, if required. The Arbitrator in the Court case awarded Pyecroft £302.

  75. Peak District ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXI. N.E. Quarter sheet, size 13" x 15" plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 8vo. A few foxing spots. Electrotyped in 1862. £14.00
    Covers Kinder Scout, Hope, Castleton, Chapel en le Frith.


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  76. Bampton, Honiton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps. Fully coloured with counties shaded in wash, boundaries in a brighter wash. Main roads, railways, parkland coloured. Electrotyped in 1876. £68.00
    Also covers part of Somerset and small part of Dorset.

  77. Bampton, Honiton, Tiverton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXI. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", mounted on linen, folding into large 4to, silk edging tape. Main roads coloured in buff. The borders at left, top and bottom edges have been pasted on. c1820 or slightly earlier. £70.00
    An early state. Corresponds to Margary State 2. Also covers part of Somerset and small part of Dorset.

  78. Barnstaple ABSTRACTS from Philip Wyot's Book of Barnestaple. Manuscript, 68p., written on rectos only in a neat hand, in 4to notebook, marbled boards, calf spine, piece of calf missing at top and bottom of spine, spine and corners rubbed. On two blank leaves at the back someone has pasted two pages from Sir Stanley Wyatt's 'Cheneys and Wyatts', and noted title in a different hand from that of the manuscript. c1890. £40.00
    Loosely inserted is a 'Memorandum' on notepaper with printed address of '8 St. Mildred's Court London 185-' saying the contents were copied from and MSS in the possession of Wm. Tite, bought by him at the sale of the books of John Smyth Piggott of Brockley.

  79. Barnstaple REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF BARNSTAPLE 1p, folio, with 1p. zincographed plan of the Borough, by Henry James, scale 3" to 1 mile, hand-coloured in outline. 1868. £18.00

  80. Bartholomew (J) BARTHOLOMEW'S REDUCED ORDNANCE SURVEY OF ENGLAND AND WALES, Scale 2 Miles to an Inch. Sheet 35, North Devon. Colour-printed, size 20" x 30", linen-backed and folding into cloth endpapers. c1920. £7.00

  81. Burlescombe AGREEMENT for letting Houndaller in the Parish of Burlescombe for seven years, Sir H. C. Lippincott to James Wonson. 1817. Large folio printed form with manuscript inserts, 2p., and on facing page manuscript Schedule listing Farm House, Dairy House, and 30 named closes of land, with acreage and cultivation. Signed by both parties. Verso with docket title rather grubby, small piece of paper torn from corner... together with a LEASE of the same property, of 1767, Henry Lippincott to Peter Bromfield, yeoman. On vellum, size 24" x 29", ink faded in parts, with some creasing... together with... LEASE of Houndaller Estate for 10 years from 1790, Lady Catharine Lippincott to Peter Bromfield. On paper, some splits at folds... LEASE of Houndaller with 52 acres, John Marsh of Burlescombe, yeoman, to Robert Ayshford. on vellum, in slightly faded, verso spotty. Small armorial wax seal. 1678. 4 items. 1678-1817 £45.00

  82. Churchstanton AN AUCTION WILL BE HELD at the York Inn, in Churchenford... on Friday 11th Day of June next... For Sale of the Lands Hereinafter described... Poster, size 11" x 9", folds, printed in a variety of typefaces, with the word 'Lands' in a particularly decorative large block print over an inch high, with white floral decoration inside the letters and the comma. Describes two lots with tenants, etc. Traces of folds. Spurway, Columbian Press Office, Honiton. 1841. £22.00

  83. Crediton DEED to declare Uses of a fine. Elizabeth Lee, late of St. Mary Ottery now of Holborn, and Francis Buller and Susanna his wife, referring to a messuage called the Wardens House in the College in Ottery, with two gardens, and messuage on the north side, various other tenements in Ottery, a share in a farm called Bears and Bears Mills in Crediton, etc. Attested copy on 4p folio, made in 1784. 1767. £24.00
    Names occupiers.

  84. Dainty Series SOUVENIR OF LYNTON & LYNMOUTH Seventeen views tipped onto buff paper pages with black border. Oblong small 4to. Front wrap creased and worn, first view forming part of front wrap slightly darkened. c1910. £8.00

    FIRST LARGE-SCALE MAP OF THE COUNTY

  85. Donn (Benjamin) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON WITH THE CITY & COUNTY OF EXETER. Delineated From An Actual Survey By Benjamin Donn, on Twelve Sheets of Imperial Paper, the Scale and Inch to a Mile. By Benjamin Donn, Teacher of the Mathematics, &c, late of Bideford, now of the City of Bristol. Engraved By Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. To Which is Prefixed A General View of the County, on One Sheet, with Indexes of the Parishes, Seats, &c, for the readier finding them on the Large Map. Title page, gazetteer and list of subscribers (9pp.), double page smale-scale index map, with full wash colour, 12 double-page map sheets, hand-coloured in Hundreds in full wash colour, with darker colour along boundaries. Four large detailed inset plans, of the city and suburbs of Exeter; the Island of Lundy; Stoke Town and Plymouth Dock; and the town and citadel of Plymouth, which have been left uncoloured. Folio (size 21" x 15"), marbled boards, recent calf spine, raised bands, gilt, with morocco lettering piece. Decoratively shaped old paper label with manuscript title on front board, marbled paper of boards with some restoration. Occasional light off-setting on some pages, mainly in right margin only. Armorial bookplate of Frederick Pollock inside front board, names 'Richard Lewin' and 'Thomas Lewin fil. R.L, 7 June 1832' written in top corners of title page. Printed for the Author, London: 1765. £2,250.00
    The map is rarely found in this state, complete with Index map and text, and with full wash colour. It shows 656 gentleman's seats, represented by elevations of the building, as well as mines, salt works, quarries, lime kilns. Donn also developed a new way of showing roads according to their quality and whether they were fenced or not.n"In 1759 The Royal Society of Arts.... offered an annual award of £100 for the best original 1 inch to 1 mile county survey. .....Donn was the first successful applicant.... Donn is the first to identify the island in Bigbury Bay by the names Bur Island or Borough Island", see Batten and Bennett's 'Printed Maps of Devon'. Sir Frederick Pollock was President of the Devonshire Association at the end of the nineteenth century.

  86. Dymoke (Edward), Surveyed by PLAN OF THE TOWN OF TAVISTOCK Surveyed by Edward R. Dymoke 1867. Top half only of a large lithographed plan. This section measures 25" x 34", folded. Covers area from the Union Workhouse to Bedford Square and New Markets. Each house and plot numbered. The Duke of Bedford's property on lease and in hand hand-coloured yellow and green respectively, Earl Fortescue's coloured pink. Some foxing spots around the large decorative title, repairs on verso down a couple of folds. 1867. £25.00

  87. East Budleigh BALSTONE LODGE To Be Sold By Auction by Mr Crudge Thursday, September 30, 1875, All the Genuine Household Furniture, Piano, China, Glass and other Effects.... Poster, size 17" x 11", traces of folds. Long list of house contents. 1875. £18.00

  88. Edwards (Mrs.), Publisher TORQUAY Album of 20 views. In boards with gilt title, size 7x 10". Title printed in red in bottom margin. Two light foxing spots on two of the views. c1890. £17.00
    Views include: Vane Hill and Rock Walk; Belgrave Hotel, Imperial Hotel; Natural Arch; Oddicombe Beach; Cockington Lane; Greenway Ferry on the Dart.

  89. Elliot Thomas (W) TORQUAY BY THE SEA An illustrated Souvenir, by W. Elliot Thomas M.J.I. 32 plates, a few with two or three views on one plate. Maroon boards with gilt title, size 8" x 11", slightly rubbed down spine, back board partly faded. Inside joint broken at point after a few leaves, but stitching sound. Full descriptive text opposite each view. c1900. £20.00

  90. Exeter and Heavitree PARTICULARS OF SALE of Seven Business and Residential Properties viz:- No 1 Manston Road, Polsloe Park Estate, Heavitree; Amherst Villa, North Avenue, Heavitree; Belgrave Villa, South Avenue, Heavitree; No 1, Grendon Villas, Polsloe Road, Exeter; No 27, Fore Street, Heavitree; Manor House, Fore Street, Heavitree.... To Be Sold By Auction.... Wednesday, March 23rd, 1910. Folio, folded, 3pp. 1910. £14.00

  91. Fortescue (Earl) LETTER dated Castle Hill Jany. 30 1886. 9 lines on 8vo sheet, pasted to larger sheet of stiff paper. To J. Jesmond. Advises him on what he should write as a dedication in his book to be presented to the Queen. 1886. £9.00
    James Jesmond was the author of ' Dissertation on the rights to the sea shores' 1877, and technical works on boundaries etc. (he was a tithe commissioner in Devon).

  92. Lindridge AN ACT for enabling the Trustees of the Will of the Reverend John Templer, Clerk, deceased, to exchange certain of the Real Estates thereby devised, situate in the County of Devon, for certain other Estates situate in the same County. 22pp, disbound, includes schedule. Act of Parliament. 1839. £10.00

  93. Lydford PENCIL DRAWING titled 'Lydford bridge'. On thick paper, size approx. 10" x 14". Shows stream in steep wooden ravine, looking upstream towards the bridge, ferns etc. in foreground. In dark green mount with gold line. c1806. £50.00
    The drawing covers the whole of the paper.

  94. Marwood CONVEYANCE of Spencer's Wood, Giles Ground, and other property in Marwood, The Trustees of Barnstaple Old Bank to R. Drake. Copy on 15 sheets folio, with small schedule. 1851. £14.00
    The plan which was in the margin of the original was not copied.

  95. Moore and Stevens families LEASE FOR A YEAR of all of the Manors, Lordships, lands and houses in the County of Devon of Henry Stevens Esq., Elizabeth Cooke and Christian Moore to Thomas Moore. Vellum, 18" x 23", two wax seals. 1812. £16.00

  96. Paington CONTRACT of James Rowe for the fee simple and inheritance of Preston Meadows and Water Leate.... At a Survey held 26th October 1775 pursuant to publick Notice at the Swan Inn Exeter. 1p. large folio, folded. Lists 6 offerers names with sums offered. Signed and witnessed. 1775. £15.00

  97. Parry (John) ADDRESS of John Parry Vice Warden of the Stannaries of Devon, at his first court in the Town Hall of Tavistock. Manuscript, 1p folio, beginning with a report of the proceedings, then a transcription of his speech "his Worship again rose, and addressed the audience in nearly the following Words....". He ends by stating "it is my intention to fix my Residence in the vicinity of the Stannaries so that I shall be ready to hold a Court every month...." Paper watermarked 1813. £30.00
    Parry was Vice Warden until 1824.

  98. Passmore (R) Land Surveyor SURVEY or estimated value of Easewell Estate & Cott situate in the Parish of Morthoe in the County of Devon taken acct. of the 5th & 6th of September 1820. Folio sheet listing in columns 16 parcels of land, measure, value, with recommendations for improvement. Foxing along central fold, and small tear, without loss. 1820. £12.00

  99. Platt (G & N) HERALDRY FOR THE TOURIST Collected by Geo. and N. Platt. Three notebooks, size 5" x 7", pastel coloured pages. Manuscript, each page headed with the name of the town or village, in alphabetical order, brief description of the place and leading family, and pasted alongside a coat of arms of local family (or occasionally town) very finely painted in glossy bright colours, shield size 3" along the top, length 3". Boards with orange printed wraps, brief introduction inside front wrap, wraps decorated with painted coloured coat of arms of the County. Title page to each volume with illustration of a ship. 192 shields in all. In two places the shields have never been added, three pages have traces of red paint which has transferred from the shield on facing page, and 5 pages of text have the paper surface damaged through adherence to the surface of the facing shield, with the loss of a few words. Probably 1950's. £60.00
    'The observant traveller will be well aware of the heraldry that abounds in country houses and seats, ancient monuments and abbeys... schools, public buildings and even public houses. It is with the identification of such that these books are concerned'.

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

  101. Plymouth ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS 16 sepia views, titled in white in plate. Album size 8" x 11". Tissue paper protecting views. Sewn at left edge with silk cord. Title on front wrap, but with gilt rubbed away. Owners name in top margin of first plate. c1900. £12.00
    Includes Barbican with boats, steamers leaving pier, Royal Hotel, Royal Albert Bridge.

  102. Plymouth VIGNETTE ENGRAVING titled 'From the Hoe Plymouth'. Oval view, size 3" x 4", on glazed card, size 4" x 5". c1850. £4.00

  103. Reynolds (Charles), Pub. THE ALBUM OF EXETER VIEWS 15 photolitho views (1 double page) on an extending strip, decorative boards, gilt. c1880. £16.00
    Includes Cathedral, High St., Rougemont Hotel, Fore St., Northernhay.

  104. Rifle Shooting BOOK OF CUTTINGS compiled by Private (later Sergeant) George Starkey, relating to his prize rifle shooting, 1882-1891. 127 pages of cuttings in a book with stiff boards, 8" x 8", boards covered in plain brown paper, labelled '1' in ink. Front inner joint broken. There are some notes in ink against the cuttings, for example 'the first annual Prize shooting I attended', 'seven rounds, no sighting shots'. The cuttings are mainly from The Western Morning News, with some printed scores from the 'English Twenty Club.' Pasted in is a decorative small folio printed handbill on pink paper for the presentation of prizes by The Prince of Wales in Plymouth, 31st Oct. 1887. 1882-91. £45.00
    Sergeant Starkey was a chemist and druggist in Plymouth, and in the 2nd Devon Rifle Volunteers. He invented and patented a new type of rifle target.

  105. Rowe (G) Exeter, Pub. ENTRANCE TO LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH Lithograph, after drawing by Rowe, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8". Shows two men near wall in foreground, ships in distance. c1830. £12.00

  106. Rowe (G), Cheltenham LINTON From the Valley of the East Lyn. Tinted lithograph, Drawn, Printed & Published by G. Rowe. Size 8" 11", plus margins. Shows two people on donkeys on a road running along the river valley.. c1845. £16.00

  107. Rowe (G), Pr. and Pub. VALLEY OF THE LYN From Mars Hill. Drawn by Mr. Rowe. Tinted lithograph on thick paper, size 8" x 11", plus margins. Margins grubby, small piece torn across corner. c1845. £18.00
    A view looking upstream to bridge, houses on hillside.

  108. Sidmouth Market AN ACT for maintaining and regulating the Market in the Parish of Sidmouth.... 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1839. £10.00

  109. Sidmouth POSTER advertising sale of the freehold residence 'Somerdon', situated in the Elysian Fields, 29th August, 1899. Size 25" x 19", printed in large type-faces, with detailed description of the house. Folds... together with... CONVEYANCE of Smerdon House, Devisees of the late Wm. Andros to Sophia Guille. 1882. 12p, folio, folded, with various papers tucked in, relating to valuation, history of Cumberland Cottage etc. 1899. £24.00

  110. South Molton MANUSCRIPT PLAN of West Kidland Farm, showing farm buildings and fields. Sketch map on waxed cotton, scale 1/2500, size 32" x 16", folds. Shows farm buildings, and fields shaded in different colours. Notes about rights to break fences, ploughing etc, in pencil and red ink in various fields. c1920. £10.00

  111. Spreat (W) BUCKLAND MONACHORUM CHURCH. Lithotint from Nature by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper. C. Hulmandel's Patent. c1842. £15.00
    With two groups of people in front of the church wall in the foreground and a young boy pointing to the church.

  112. Spreat (W) EGGESFORD CHURCH. Sketched and Drawn on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 9", on India paper. Printed by C. Hulmandel c1842. £15.00
    Shows the church surrounded by trees with part of a ruined (?) wall in the foreground.

  113. Spreat (W) LITTLE HEMPSTON CHURCH. Drawn from Nature and on Stone by W. Spreat. Lithograph, engraved surface approx. 6" x 8", on India paper. Printed by C. Hulmandel. c1842. £15.00
    In the bottom lower corner are 2 men holding scythes one of whom is sharpening his.

  114. Swimbridge LETTER from John Cowell to Edward Bray at Tavistock. 8 lines on small 4to sheet, blank conjoint leaf with address and Barnstaple postmark on verso. Informs Bray of the death of George Pope, 'late a life on Mr John Howe's Estate South Dinniton by which I find the best Beast Heriot is due to His Grace...' and wishes to know how to proceed. Docket title on verso John Cowell Reeve of the Manor of Bishopstawton... together with... LETTER to John Cowell at Swimbridge, from William Jones, dated Woburn, March 20 1792, concerning the best beast heriot on a farm at Downrue, telling him to demand the heriot 'I do not wish to be strict but must do Justice to His Grace'. 18 lines, 4to, folded with address and Woburn postmark on verso. 2" semi-circular tear in paper. 2 items. 1792-4. £16.00
    Bray was the Duke of Bedford's agent at Tavistock.

  115. Tavistock PHOTOGRAPH of a road engine. Shows two men standing on a platform at the rear, and two men in front of the back wheel. There is a steep hill with some trees in the background. Size 4" x 6", pasted to thick card. The image is rather faded or over-exposed round the edges but details of the engine are clear. Two of the men are wearing bowler hats. Someone has written on the back at a later date 'Who & where? Tavistock circa 1900'. c1900. £8.00

  116. Tavistock, Milton Abbot, Brentor, and Lamerton AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Tavistock, Milton Abbot, Brentor, and Lamerton, in the County of Devon, called Heathfield. 19pp., sm. folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1835. £14.00

  117. Tawstock SURVEY TERMS for Leasing Rollstone Down in Tawstock. Terms and Conditions of a Survey 18th June 1784, by Philip Sydenham Jnr. on behalf of Sir Bourchier Wray... Lists bidders. 1p, small folio, folded with docket title. 1784. £10.00

  118. Tiverton Chapel AN ACT for making a Chapel in the Town of Tiverton.... a perpetual Cure, and for providing a Maintenance for the Ministers who shall officiate therein. Black letter. Cover leaf + 13pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Couple of short tears to cover leaf, pages held with small staples. 1733. £18.00

  119. Torquay etc. SNAPSHOT ALBUM South Devon. July 1936 and 1937. A Holiday in an Austin Seven. A Camping Holiday with a Morris Eight.. Thirty seven amateur 2" x 3" snaps of Beer, Buckfast etc., includes 6 views of the wreck of the Hertzgon Cecile at Salcombe. 1936-7. £22.00

  120. Torquay views TORQUAY 16 views of Torquay and area Oblong 8vo, gilt decorated boards. c1890. £14.00
    No date or publisher given.

  121. Valentine & Sons GEMS OF DEVONSHIRE SCENERY 56 Photographic Views of the Most Interesting and Picturesque Spots. On 30 leaves including 3 leaves of text, original decorative card covers, gilt, size approx. 8" x 11". Boards slightly rubbed at edges. Staples rusty. Photographed and Printed by Valentine & Sons, Ltd, Dundee. c1907. £16.00
    Includes Devonport, Princetown, Clovelly, Dawlish, etc.

  122. Winkleigh LEASE of Bransgrove in Winkleigh, John Codrington of Exeter, Apothecary, to Richard Davie, yeoman. On paper, size 19" x 26", signed by Codrington with wax seal. Two small splits in paper at folds. 1779. £22.00
    One of the conditions was that the tenant was to put forty bushels of lime per acre of tillage ground, or 'two hundred and fifty seams of good rotten Dung ', 'preserve all saplings or slips', take care of the thatch, 'cider engine, press' etc.


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  123. Bradpole LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement in Barrack Street in Bradpole, James Froom and Stephen Hussey to John Foot. Large vellum sheet, size 16" x 27". 3 wax seals. 1835. £14.00

  124. Dorchester DORCHESTER AUGUST SHEEP & RAM FAIR Catalogue of Messrs. Hy. Duke & Sons Sale... August 6th 1925. Sheet size 16" x 8", folds, printed on one side in two columns, listing names of sellers, with location, for Dorset Down Ewes, Grazing Sheep, Dorset Horn & rossbred sheep, etc. 1925. £10.00

  125. Dorchester GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 328. Coloured map, with key and section, scale 1" to 1 mile, area between borders 13" x 19". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps, with Stanford label. Pub. 1904. £24.00
    Shows Wareham, Puddletown, Cerne Abbas.

  126. Dorset ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN Part the IVth. Containing Nearly The Whole Of DORSETSHIRE, with Portions of Adjoining Counties, Comprised in Plates No. 15, 16, 17, 18. Original buff wraps, size 27" x 40", sewn, finely engraved original octagonal label with title as above, with decoration of balls around the edge, small index map below title label. 6" repaired tear in front wrap from right edge, piece torn at corner of back wrap. Sheets XV, XVII, XVIII only, lacks sheet XVI (Poole). Printed on thick paper, strong black impressions. EARLIEST STATE, as described in Margary Vol. III. Published 1st August 1811 by Lt. Col. Mudge, Tower. £300.00
    Paper watermarked 1809.

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

  128. Henbury Park, Charborough Park ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIV S.W. Size 13" x 17" plus margins. Contours in Red. Provisional Edition. Revision of 1926 with additions in 1938. £12.00

  129. Isle of Portland Harbour and Breakwater AN ACT to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods to purchase Land for the Purposes of a Harbour of Refuge and Breakwater in the Isle of Portland in the County of Dorset. 31pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1847. £14.00
    Includes a 3pp schedule of the land and owners or occupiers concerned.

  130. Portland Harbour AN ACT for the better Supply of Water for the Use of Vessels resorting to the Harbour of Refuge at Portland.... and for vesting in the Commissioners certain Lands belonging to Her Majesty... 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1857. £12.00

  131. Portland ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 31", sea area hand-coloured in blue wash, yellow shading around coast. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding to large 4to, marbled endpapers. A red line has been drawn from the railway near Broadway to Abbotsbury. Electrotyped 1872. £48.00
    Covers Dorchester, Bridport, Lulworth Cove. The red line shows the railway branch line to Abbotsbury through Upwey, opened in 1885.

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


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    Durham


  133. Barnard Castle ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CIII S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", border all round. Linen-backed, folding into small 8vo marbled endpapers. Small area of discoloration in right margin. Electrotype 1878. £10.00

  134. Barnard Castle, Durham, Hartlepool ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet CIII made up of 4 quarter sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile, top right sheet being CIII N.E. Size 25" x 36", linen-backed, folding to large 4to. Border all round. 1862. £46.00

  135. Birtley, Houghton le Spring, Chester le Street, Durham GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No XIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size approx. 23" x 35", plus margins, fully hand coloured, key in right-hand margin. 1869. £40.00

  136. Sunderland PRICE LIST of Colling & Pinkney. Patent Self Reefing & Furling Apparatus. On Her Majesty's Royal Letters Patent. Lithographed on one side of 4to sheet, blue paper. Royal coat of arms, and small illustration of a ship's mast with sail, letters indicating where fittings to be placed. Traces of folds. Small tear in text. c1860. £16.00
    'The Ship to pay for fitting up, also for spars & chains'.


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    Essex


  137. Black Notley PROBATE of the will of George Lilly of Black Notley, yeoman. Manuscript in a large hand on vellum, size 12" x 26", printed administration certificate attached, large papered seal. 1764. £18.00
    Bequeathes his farm called Fryers, some cottages, the Black Barn, held of the Manor of Leeze le Rich and Lavenders and his capital messuage called the Green Dragon in Black Notley to his brother.

  138. Little Burstead WATERCOLOUR titled 'Little Burstead Church, Essex, S.E.'. Size 6" x 7", 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. Stisted COPY WILL of Nathan Summers of Stisted, Carpenter. 2p., folio. 1772. £20.00
    Leaves his share of an estate at Ashen to his children, leaves his hop ground and windmill with the stones and all other utensils belonging at Stisted to his wife. This was possibly the mill still standing in King's Lane, Stisted.

  140. Terling, Boreham, Hatfield Peverel ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps, front wrap stained. Some fields shaded in watercolour, marked with ink numbers, presumably relating to auction sale. Margins rather grubby. 1881. £22.00
    Shows in detail the layout of New Hall, Boreham House, Mowden Hall, Chelmer and Blackwater Canal, Terling Hall.


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    Gloucestershire


  141. Acton Turville CATALOGUE of Valuable Furniture and Effects of Portcullis house... to be sold by Auction... September 5th... 1967. 66pp., 8vo., wraps. 8 photographic plates. Some prices written in. 1967. £8.00
    Included fine Chippendale and Sheraton furniture.

  142. Almondsbury PLAN OF LAND sold to Robt. Cann Lippincott Octr. 1843. Copied from an old Map now at Knowle Park... Manuscript plan in ink and outline colour on thin paper, size 16" x 20", folded. Shows the road to Bristol and the Old and New Passages, Black Horse Inn, house at Cribbs Hill, and various fields, named, with acreage. Fields outlined in three different colours. 1843. £20.00

  143. Almondsbury PLAN OF ESTATES AT OVER in the Parish of Almondsbury. 1811. Manuscript map in ink and two colours, size 18" x 25", Scale 1" = 5 chains. Shows Washing Pool Farm with house and surrounding fields, coloured green, and Over Farm House with fields, coloured pink. Adjoining owners and Cattibrook Common named, shows road from the Passages, and from Almondsbury. Bottom right is Table of Contents listing 39 plots such as Lower Withy Bed, Upper Innages, Pumphreys Orchard, etc. Map has been folded at some time to 9" x 3", splits down several folds repaired on verso with some kind of wide sellotape. 1811. £40.00

  144. Charlton, Henbury LEASE of a messuage in Charlton in the parish of Henbury, together with various named closes of land, Richard Haynes late of Wick and Abson, now of Bristol, to Ralph Baker, yeoman. Vellum, 24" x 28", signed by Haynes with armorial wax seal on tag. Witnessed on verso, with receipt for payment. Someone has written 'Charlton' in blue ink on verso. 1710. £25.00
    As well as the rent of 20s Baker was to furnish 'one Barrell of Good Cyder' a year.

  145. Cheltenham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Cheltenham and Gloucester Water Board. Part of 6" to the mile Ordnance Survey map, size 36" x 18", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small folio boards with printed label. Covers the town of Cheltenham and extends to Bishops Cleeve, Prestbury, Leckhampton Quarries, Rowanfield. 'Work 9' pipeline drawn in red along Greenhills Road, Greening Lane. n.d. c1920. £24.00

  146. Cribbs Causeway and Over ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXVII.12. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 36". Some small creases throughout. 1935. £15.00
    Shows Compton Greenfield, Hollywood Tower, Over Court.

  147. Felton OBLIGATION BOND of Philip Baker late of Felton, grazier, now of Langston in Monmouth, to John Smith of St. Philip and Jacob in Gloucestershire, gardener. 1p., sm. folio, with blank conjoint leaf, printed with manuscript inserts. Signed by Baker, with good wax seal. 1801. £18.00

  148. Forest of Dean Ecclesiastical Districts AN ACT to divide the Forest of Dean in the County of Gloucester into Ecclesiastical Districts. 7pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1842. £10.00

  149. Forest of Dean Poor AN ACT to provide for the Relief of the Poor in the Forest of Dean and other Extra-parochial Places in and near the Hundred of Saint Briavel's in the County of Gloucester. 5pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1842. £12.00

  150. Gloucester, Sudbrook AN ACT to enlarge the Term and Powers of Two Acts.... for repairing and widening the Road from a Bridge over a Stream called Sudbrook, near the City of Gloucester, to the Nine Mile Stone on the Bristol Road... and for extending the Powers thereof to the Entrance of the City of Gloucester. 26pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1821. £15.00

  151. Home Farm, Almondsbury Hill THE ALMONDSBURY HERD OF DAIRY SHORTHORN CATTLE and Gloucestershire Old Spots Pigs, Also Cart Horses, Implements.... for Sale by Auction.... Monday April 30th, 1923. 14pp, fold, splash stain on outer leaf. 1923. £10.00
    Gives detailed record, pedigree, prizes etc. for each beast.

  152. Manor of Whaddon ADMISSION of William Cherrington to lands in the Manor of Whaddon, at the Court Baron of Samuel Eckley, 28th April 1705. Vellum, size 10" x 12", in Latin. Signed by Eckley, but small wax seal has been clipped away. Details areas of land in Sidstone, Purland, Whaddon Hill etc., with acreages. 1705. £18.00
    The Lord of the Manor was Charles Hyett.

  153. Oldbury-on-Severn SIX BILLS of George Wintle, Wintle's Steam Power, Drain, Tile & Brick Works, Oldbury on Severn. On blue paper, 4to, printed headings. Listings in ink of pipes and bricks and tiles sold with prices. 4to. Some browning down right hand edges of paper. 1855-6. £6.00

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

  155. South Cerney TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION By Mr Jefferies, At the George Inn, South Cerney, On Saturday, the 29th of June, 1844.... Freehold Property Situate in South Cerney. Poster, printed on one side only, size approx. 17" x 11".' With it are 'Conditions of Sale', 4pp, with manuscript notes and amendments. Two 2" tears in poster, neatly repaired on verso with archival tape. Henry Smith, Printer & Bookseller, Cirencester: 1844. £20.00


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  156. Christchurch PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Estate comprising a Marine Residence called Heathercliffe House.... which will be sold by Auction.... 17th of June, 1864.... 2pp., folio, folded, plus folding lithographed plan, by Driver & Son Surveyors, showing the cliffs etc. 2" tear in text, repaired with archival tape. 1864. £26.00

  157. Gosport boatbuilder AUX. SCHOONER YACHT 125 Tons Y.M. Sail and Rigging Plan. Scale reproduced drawing in white on blue background, size 26" x 38", Shows side view, with smaller view from bow end on left, inset drawing of look-out. List of 'Particulars of Spars' top right. With stamp of Camper and Nicholson, Gosport Drawing Office, and date in pencil 20.12.19, and initials in red. 1919. £30.00
    The origins of the firm in Gosport go back to the beginning of the 19th century. The period after the First World War was the hey-day of the company, when they employed very large numbers of people.

  158. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Co. Will Sell by Auction The Antique and Modern Furniture formerly the complete Equipment of "Beech Cottage. Ryde.... Size 30" x 20". Includes safety bicycle, oak furniture etc. 1895. £17.00

  159. Selborne PATTERN OF TILES FOUND AT PRIORY Selborne. Watercolour size 6" x 10", pasted to larger sheet of thick paper, showing a tile 'the right size' with birds and leaves, other details of tile to the side. Under this is pasted a monochrome watercolour view, 4" x 7", 'Farm House erected on the site of the Priory Selborne' signed J. Sachs, and another of some masonry entitled 'archaeological remains of the Priory'. On verso of sheet is pasted a pencil sketch 'A View of Selborne Church', and another with sketch of pipe, key etc. The sheet they are mounted on is torn at the edges. n.d. late 19th century. £38.00

  160. Southampton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage and garden near Bordles Gate in the parish of St. Michael, John Harris to Thomas Ridding. Vellum, 15" x 22", three wax seals. Vellum rather yellowed. With further lease of 1807 on verso. 1790 and 1807. £18.00


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    Hertfordshire


  161. Cheverells Green LETTER from Stephen Read, Bridgham, to a Mr Rowed at Cheverells Green, about his son's farm and rent arrears. 1p., 4to, plus blank conjoint leaf with address panel, two postmarks, one a red circle with 'A' above the date, one black, with the word 'Harling' in a circle. Mentions 'Sir John', presumably the landlord. 1835. £14.00
    'Have now this Minuite Bought a Lurcher Bitch for you, young but have been with a Gun... her name is Smart'.

  162. Hatfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXV. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps. Parkland, parish boundaries, water features, roads and railways hand-coloured. 1883. £50.00
    With superb detail of Hatfield House and grounds, Oaklands, Tyttenhanger Park, etc.


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    Kent


  163. Biddenden SHORT NOTICE OF SALE Crampton House Farm, Biddenden... Catalogue of the Household Furniture... Agricultural Implements... 2 Draught horses... 2 Cows... for Sale by Auction on the Premises... June 14th, 1880. Poster, size 20" x 15", folds, heading in large lettering, listing 149 Lots. Two small splits at fold, repaired on verso with archival tape. 1880 £18.00

  164. Canterbury AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the City and County of the City of Canterbury. Cover leaf + pages numbered 907-919, black letter, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Thomas Baskett, 1752. £12.00

  165. Dymchurch PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Freehold Dwelling House and Ripe Building Land... situate at Dunkirk End... to be Sold by Auction... 15th August, 1904. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1904. £12.00
    At the back of the dwelling house was a brick building 'formerly used as a Herring Hang'.

  166. Forest Hill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VII.6. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37". Water features, roads, buildings hand coloured. Small repaired tear in bottom margin. n.d. c1865. £36.00
    Extends from Willow Walk in the south to Tewkesbury Lodge in the north. About half the map is blank as it only covers the Kent part to the border.

  167. Guston AN ACT to authorize the Sale of a certain Leasehold Estate in the County of Kent, Part of the settled Estate of the Earl of Guilford. 20pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes brief Schedule, giving occupiers. 1844. £10.00

  168. Maidstone AN ACT for continuing the Term and altering and enlarging the Powers of Two Acts... for repairing the Road from Maidstone to Key Street... 8pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1808. £9.00

  169. Maidstone PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the attractive modern residence known as 'Rossdale' Sittingbourne Road... for sale by Auction, March 12th, 1914. 2pp., folio, plus 1p. conditions of sale. Folded with docket title... together with... similar particulars for sale June 27th, 1918, of a dwelling house known as Bodman House, No. 8, London House, with a large school room at the rear with side entrance for pupils. 1914 and 1918. £15.00

  170. Rolvenden PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 8 Recently Erected Cottages and Building Land... for sale by Auction, March 4th, 1870. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, and completed memorandum signed over stamp. 1870. £12.00

  171. Romney Marsh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet IV Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 26" x 36, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 4to. Stanford label on verso. Printed from an Electrotype in 1870. £40.00
    About three quarters of the map is sea area.


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    Lancashire


  172. Clitheroe REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY AND DIVISION INTO WARDS OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp. with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound, some off-setting on plan. 1837. £22.00

  173. Manchester OBLIGATION BOND binding Richard Thornton of Manchester, Innkeeper, to Joseph Barker, Liquor Merchant, in the sum of £600. 1p., sm. folio, printed with ms inserts, papered seal. Blank conjoint leaf, folds. 1793. £26.00

  174. Manchester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 5 feet to 1 statute mile. Sheet 29. Size 18" x 36", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to marbled wraps. Title in ink on front wrap. Surveyed in 1849 by Capt. Tucker, R.E. Published 1851. £110.00
    Covers an area bounded by The Royal Hotel in the west, Warwick Street in the north, Grammar Street in the east, Shepley Street in the south. Includes many mills, foundries, wharfs, manufactories, public houses, chapels, hospitals etc., all individually named.

  175. Mawdesley family, of Ormskirk MAWDSLEY PEDIGREES AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS NOTES Notebook so titled on front board. Size 13" x 8", boards, cloth spine. First page with large painted shield showing three picks, surmounted by an eagle. 79 pages of pedigrees and notes, index to wills, pedigrees in red and blank ink. Includes at the end some pedigrees and notes on Lockton of Ducklington, Oxfordshire, Angove of Redruth and Phillack, Cornwall, Furlong of Ilsington, Devon. Tucked in a home-made pocket inside front board are a list of Mawdesley Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, 18p., foolscap, and a bundle of letters, responses to requests for searches in registers, 1879-1903. Endpapers dusty. c1910. £45.00

  176. Parbold PLAN OF PARBOLD QUARRY as Worked by Mr. William Winnard out of Land Belonging the Hon. R.J. Gerard-Dicconson. Manuscript plan in ink and colours on thick paper backed with linen, rolled. Scale bar, decorative title. Reference Table with key showing colours for different dates of workings from 1906 - 1918. Size 21" x 38" plus margins, scale 20 yards to an inch. Some minor creasing, surface slightly dusty. 1906-18. £40.00

  177. Rochdale Canal ANNUAL STOPPAGE FOR REPAIRS Traffic Will be Suspended During Whit-Week, as Under... Poster, size 15" x 17", printed in large letters... together with... ROCHDALE CANAL... Special Working Regulations will come into operation... Narrow boats to work in pairs... All boats to be worked through the Locks... Poster in large letters, size 17" x 22", repair at bottom right where corner torn across. 2 items. 26 May 1919 and 27th October 1911. £25.00

  178. St. Helen's TWO LETTERS from Bickford, Smith and Co. Ltd., St. Helen's Junction Manufactory, to a Mr. Beddoes at Ironbridge, Shropshire regarding an order for the Highley Mining Co. for coils of white single tape fuse, and promising him a box of cigars. Together with letter to Beddoes from Pilington Bros., Glass Works, St. Helens. All three typewritten, on headed paper, 4to. Stab holes in margin where once filed. Jan. and March, 1909. £9.00

  179. Wigan election MINUTES OF THE EVIDENCE Taken before the Select Committee on the Wigan Election Petition; With the Proceedings of the Committee. 70pp., small folio, disbound. Docket title on last leaf. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed 27 April 1846. £25.00
    Verbatim report of the proceedings, with, for example, questioning of landlords who allegedly supplied drink, breakfasts, etc. to potential voters on the morning of the election.


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    Lincolnshire


  180. Barnetby le Wold PROBATE of the Will of Mr. William Abey, Tailor. Two vellum sheets, 23" x 29", printed administration certificate attached, papered seal. 1847. £14.00
    Includes ten tenements in Barnetby called 'Welbecks', naming occupiers. Refers also to items of furniture such as 'black dressing table', 'wall glass', etc.

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


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

  183. Covent Garden BILL OF SALE by the Sheriffs of Middlesex. Whereby Sir Peter Delme and Sir Harcourt Master, Sheriffs, sell to John Noell of Walcott in Northamptonshire a moiety of the remainder of terms of years in twenty messuages in the parish of St. Paul, Covent Garden, having seized them from Thomas Cox at the suit of James Bullivant for £600 debt. 45 lines on large folio sheet, signed by Sheriffs with small papered seal. Paper brittle at edges, long repaired tear down central fold, browning down half of paper, edges chipped at right edge. 1718. £20.00
    The messuages were in Russell Street in St. Martins in the Fields, Maiden Lane, James Street, Henrietta Street, Southampton Street, in St Paul Covent Garden. Gives occupiers.

  184. Dyer & Robson, Ammunition Manufacturers FLYER advertising two types of best patent shot, with prices, and delivery information. 8vo., printed on one side only... together with 8vo sheet with testimonials from 'The Field', 1878, extolling the Schultze cartridges from Dyer & Robson, at Woolwich Road. 1878 and 1880. £8.00
    'I never load my own cartridges, but order from Dyer & Robson, Woolwich...'

  185. Fulham road AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Fulham... to the great Road near the Pound at Hammersmith... 14pp., plus cover leaf. Sm. folio, disbound. Offsetting on some pages. 1731. £9.00

  186. Gray (Sir James) LETTER dated London 20th May 1714, signed Wm. Grahame, addressed on verso to Sir James Gray, (place illegible). 1p., 4to, 17 lines, blank conjoint leaf with address on verso. Tipped down right edge to a piece of blue paper. Says Gray can have the ledger 'when I am clear of the 100 guinee note which Mr Murray endors't...' but offers to answer any queries in the meantime. 'I desyre but justice in this affair... give your self that trouble in tyme or blame not me for the consequence of your neglect...' 1714. £28.00
    Sir James Gray, 1st Baronet, had been a merchant, and footman to James II.

  187. Holloway DEED OF ENFRANCHISEMENT of hereditaments in St. Mary Islington held of the Manor of St. John of Jerusalem, John Wainwright and others to Robert Enkel. Three vellum sheets, size 20" x 23", coloured plan showing the land at Grove Road on the first sheet, size 13" x 8", 10 wax seals and signatures. 1878. £18.00
    With a brief schedule of deeds from 1845.

  188. Hornsey LEASE of premises No. 68 Queens Road Hornsey, Charles Hambridge to Mrs Mary Ann Catchpole. Large vellum sheet, printed with manuscript inserts, small coloured sketch plan in margin. 1879. £12.00

  189. Knight (Charles) WESTERN LONDON Lithographed plan. Size 14" x 10", trace of central fold. London. Charles Knight 90 Fleet Street. c1860. £50.00
    Covers Primrose Hill, Waterloo Bridge, Battersea Park, Kensington Gardens. From the book on London by Charles Knight. One of three maps from this publication, the others being 'The Environs of London', and 'Eastern London'.

  190. Noton Ltd., Walthamstow LUGGAGE 1956. Catalogue, 31pp., 4to, yellow wraps, numerous illustrations including many in colour. Staples rusty hence some sections loose. 1956. £14.00
    Includes Lizard Grain Range, Taper-Shape Range, leather handbags.

  191. Palace Yard, Westminster AN ACT for purchasing certain Buildings and Ground in and near Palace Yard, Westminster, for the Use of the Publick. 2pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1805. £8.00

  192. Southwark Monthly Meeting QUAKER MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE for the marriage of John Biddle, of Corbet Court, Wholesale Linen Draper, and Anna Hooper of Gloucester House in the Parish of St. Mary (so called), at the Monthly Meeting at Southwark, 15th Third Month, 1804. On thin vellum, size 23" x 15", printed with manuscript inserts. Signatures of 75 witnesses. Ink of handwritten entries faded. 1804. £25.00

  193. Tottenham Mills LONGITUDINAL SECTION of the mill showing all the machinery. Very fine architectural/engineering drawing ink and and blue, grey, pink and buff wash. On paper size 25" x 32". Titled as above along the top. Shows the wall in the background with gable, small windows with sky and clouds behind, complex system of pulleys, hoppers and wheels. 3" repaired tear from right edge, not affecting drawing. The drawing completely fills the paper. n.d. but paper watermarked 'J. Edmunds Wycomb 1833'. £150.00
    An engraving from Woods History of London of 1837 shows a tall building on the banks of the river - the back wall shown in this print, with the one gable and the windows, seems to correspond to the building in the picture. 'The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham' says 'in the year 1836 Mr Cook sold the freehold of this property to the New River Company for a very considerable sum of money.'

  194. Westminster Hall AN ACT for consolidating... the several Acts for the Purchase of Buildings, and further Improvements of the Streets and Places near to Westminster Hall and the Two Houses of Parliament. 10pp, disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1806. £12.00


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  195. Banham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Small Estate of Arable and Pasture Land... Residence... Agricultural Buildings... the property of the late William Spruce... to be Sold by Auction June 24, 1880. 3pp., folio, docket title, completed memorandum on verso. 1880. £12.00
    One lot only, 1p. are 'Conditions of Sale'.

  196. British Railways (Eastern Region), Published by A MAP OF NORFOLK Produced by British Railways. Pictorial map printed in bright strong colours, size 39" x 49". Folded to 13" x 10". Scale 4" = 10 miles. Decorative border, coat of arms of county top right, and of Great Eastern Line bottom centre. Many different types of shipping illustrated around the coast, colourful vignettes throughout the map showing local landmarks, famous inhabitants etc. Old sellotape mark in bottom corners, in margin only, and pinhole in each top corner. Waterlow and Sons. c1950. £120.00

  197. Hockering PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Very Desirable Property situate at Hockering, Norfolk, which will be sold by Auction by Mr. Wilde, on Thursday, September 19th, 1849, at the Cock Inn... Sm. folio, 4pp. 1849. £12.00

  198. Nash (Percy A.), Architect & Surveyor PLAN Showing Ancient Water Courses and Their Gradients to Norwich Castle Ditch. Lithographed plan, size 17" x 11", plus wide margins. Scale 1" = 200 ft. Covers area from St. Catherine's Plain in the south to Bank Plain in the north. Shows main roads, churches, post office etc., levels marked in small circles, arrows show direction of flow... together with another plan by Percy Nash 'ROMAN NORWICH. 'Venta Icenorum'. As designed by a Roman Surveyor 1st Century A.D. The Discovery by Geometrical Analysis by Percy A. Nash... of the Lost Sciences of Ancient Roman, Greek and Egyptian Geometric Surveying... Dating back about 6000 Years to the Great Pyramid. Reproduced plan in a brownish print, on thick paper, size 24" x 19". Shows the city centre on a sort of graph with lines radiating out, some marked 'Cross Interval', city circles, etc. Various scale bars for Roman Miles, Cross-Interval Miles, etc. 'I have discovered these four long measures in the design of the Great Pyramid of Gizeh.' Two items. n.d. c1920. £95.00
    Nash was an amateur archaeologist, with rather unorthodox views. He was convinced that the Romans had planned Norwich as a copy of ancient Rome. He published various pamphlets etc. to put forward his controversial views.

  199. Norfolk Chronicle, Publisher NORFOLK CHRONICLE MAP OF THE WARDS OF THE CITY OF NORWICH As determined by Her Majesty's Commissioners... August 12th 1892, with the Polling Divisions for the said Wards... Lithographed map by Wright & Ratcliffe, Surveyors, size 23" x 26". Small compass rose, scale bar (scale 4" = 3000ft.) Shows main roads and principal buildings, river, railway, with wards and polling districts labelled. On verso is a printed copy of the Official Award, with detailed descriptions of each of the 16 Wards. 1892. £48.00
    This was issued as a Supplement to the Norfolk Chronicle.

  200. Wymondham and Besthorpe PARTICULARS of Valuable property which will be sold by auction by Mr. Glasspoole... May 15th, 1847... under the Will of Mrs. Ann Burrell, in Four Lots. 3pp., including one page of Conditions of Sale. Folded with docket title. 1847. £20.00
    The properties were copyhold of the Manors of Wymondham Cromwells and Wymondham Grisaugh. Comprised two farmhouses and land in Wymondham, two cottages, and inclosures in Besthorpe.

  201. Wymondham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of A Capital Messuage and Accommodation Land which will be sold by auction... 30th day of January, 1856. 3pp., folio, plus docket title. Folded... together with... Particulars of a Small Farm in Sutton Division... for Sale by Public Auction... 29th August, 1873. 2pp., 4to, folded with docket title. Some small tears at folds. 2 items. 1856 and 1873. £12.00


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  202. Benwell, Newcastle PLATE BOOK Glasses Plate &c belonging to Christr. Fawcett Esq. Given to George Wilson's Care the 9th January 1773. 29p., 4to., bound in stained and rubbed paper wraps, stitched down the spine, with large woodcut of a rider on front wrap. Lists plate and glasses at different dates, commencing with the list above, followed by 'An account of Plate belonging to Christ. Fawcett delivered by Thos. Towns to the Bank. July 9th 1795., followed by Schedules for Aug. 10th 1796, May 1st 1800, Feby. 1822 ('Revd. J. Fawcett'), with notes to say 'looked over', from 1833 and 1836. 1773-1836. £90.00
    There are references to some items being at 'Benwell House', and some items 'return'd to Newcastle Ocr. 1773'. Various items are marked with 'F', some with a crest. Includes wine articles, e.g. 'a silver tunnel to Decant Wine With', '8 bottle sliders covered with green', '8 wine decanters', wine labels marked Hock, Port, Madiera etc., 'milk pot in the shape of a cow', marrow, crab, pepper spoons, 'muffineer with blue glasses', snippers for grapes, etc.

  203. Newcastle, Consett, Morpeth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP made up of four quarter sheets. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 37", sheet 15 at top right, border all round. Area around Newcastle outlined in green, inland from Morpeth in pink. MS note in pencil in margin 'Newcastle & Gateshead Water East Coast Supply Session 1904'. One repaired marginal tear. O.S Blindstamp 1902. £32.00
    Newcastle is more or less at the centre of the map.


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  204. Gentleman (David), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Poster, lithograph and letterpress printing, glossy surface. Illustration showing Newstead Abbey, coal mines, bargeware, 'Sons and Lovers', Flawford Madonna etc. Description and map with key below. Overall size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom. Red and yellow Shell logo at bottom. c1960. £35.00

  205. Markham family DESCENT OF MARKHAM OF COTTHAM with the Branches of Sedgebrook and Ollerton. Manuscript pedigree on thin vellum, size 25" x 30", folded. Title in decorative 'Gothic' script as above, with the Markham names in the same script throughout. In black ink, with some lines in red and blue. Begins with 'Aron Seated at West Marcham Temp. Conq.' top left, and 'Alanus de Leca A.D. 1141' top right. Names of 24 male Markhams down left hand side, with 20 small shields in watercolour, colour slightly rubbed on some shields down this side. 15 other shields in the pedigree, which fills the whole sheet. Very occasionally there is a date of death, e.g. 'ob 19 E II'. The latest date mentioned is 1836, on the bottom line.... together with... Printed pedigree of Markham of Morland. Size 32" x 18", folds. Coloured chromolith shield top left. 2 items. n.d. c1840? £90.00

  206. Walker (J) & (C) NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding into 12mo cloth boards, original label. Boards slightly faded, slight browning along two inches at one section edge. 1841. £16.00


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  207. Oxford AN ACT for repairing the Roads leading from Henley Bridge in the County of Oxford to Dorchester Bridge, and from thence to Culham Bridge, and to a Place called Mile-stone in the Road leading to Magdalene Bridge.... 20pp, disbound, sm. folio. Act of Parliament. Slight off-setting. 1736. £12.00

  208. Oxford, Wytham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map, Sheet XXXIII S.E. and the two sheets to the left, size 52" x 12", plus margins. plus section 13" x 18", covering Cumnor and North Hinksey. Overprinted in red by Oxford Corporation with information about intended aqueduct, pipe lines, Intended Headington Service Reservoir etc. c1920. £28.00

  209. Steeple Barton EXTRACT FROM THE AWARD of the Commissioners acting under an Act of Parliament for dividing and enclosing the common fields.... within the parish of Westcott Barton... within the Liberty of Middle Barton in the parish of Steeple Barton... in so far as relates to the Allotments in lieu of property of Samuel Churchill a Bankrupt. Manuscript, 26p., folio, docket title. Paper watermarked 1838. £30.00
    The Act dated from 1796.


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  210. Bridgnorth FREEHOLD PROPERTY TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the Crown Hotel in Bridgnorth... 3rd Day of February, 1862... 1p., folio, plus page with docket title, fine double-page lithographed plan, hand-coloured, scale 88 ft. to an inch, showing details of garden etc. 1862. £28.00
    Property comprised a Family Mansion, Flower and Kitchen Garden, Shrubberies etc., two pieces of meadow, tenement suitable for the Residence of a small and genteel Family, Three Cottages. The large residence was occupied by Robert Harrison.

  211. Ryton ABSTRACT of Marriage Settlement and other Deeds relating to Mr. William Angworth Junr.'s claim to the Atchley Estate, in Ryton. 15p folio, in manuscript. Includes brief genealogy and lawyer's comments. c1820. £15.00

  212. Wombridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVI and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth-covered boards, cloth frayed at spine. 1889. £50.00
    Covers Lilleshall, Wombridge, Hollinswood, Wellington, Apley Castle Park. Much detail on industrial sites, such as iron works, collieries, foundries etc.


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    Somerset


  213. Ackland (J), Printer RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE "ELTON" CHARITY IN THE PARISH OF NEMPNETT. October, 1862. Single sheet listing seven rules concerning eligibility, distribution, etc., size approx. 11" x 8". Traces of vertical fold. J. Ackland, Printer and Bookbinder, Dolphin Street, Bristol: 1862. £15.00

  214. Bath BATH HISTORICAL PAGEANT Victoria Park, July 19th-24th, 1909. 3,000 Performers, Grand Orchestra... Stately Dances. Booklet, 14pp., small 8vo, illustrations. Presumably this was a Programme. Gives introduction, historical background for the 8 Episodes of the pageant. Small map showing railways and pageant ground. Traces of vertical fold. 1909 £14.00

  215. Bathford ARTICLES OF SETTLEMENT on the forthcoming marriage of John Hampden the younger and Helen Wiltshire, both of Bathford. Three large vellum sheets, signed by four parties with wax seals. Outside where titled dusty and spotty, but inside of deed is clean. 1846. £10.00

  216. Bonnor (T), engraved by NETTLECOMBE COURT. The Seat of Sir John Trevelyan. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1791. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.

  217. Bonnor (T), drawn and engraved by SANDHILL PARK. The Seat of John Lethbridge Esq. Copper-plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 7" x 10", plus margins. 1792. £25.00
    From Collinson's History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset.

  218. Bridgwater Bay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Covers Porlock, North Petherton, Weston-super-Mare, part of South Wales coast. Size approx. 24" x 35", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 8vo, marbled endpapers. Slight browning of linen at one fold, and small light stain on linen (not affecting paper) at 3 points where folds meet. Good plate mark. Edmunds Wickham Watermark 1849. £55.00
    Marginal information consists of sheet numbers in Roman and Arabic numerals top right, scale bar and 'The coast below High Water Mark supplied by the Admiralty'.

  219. Burlescombe CASE OF BREACH OF COVENANT In the King's Bench. Thomas Gothard, yeoman, plaintiff, Sir Henry Cann Lippincott, defendant. manuscript on 10 large folio pages, folded. Refers to a farmhouse and lands called Velhay at Burlescombe. Gothard complains that Cann Lippincott had signed a lease whereby he agreed to put the premises and gates in good repair within six months, but he'd failed to do so. Tied at top corner with tape. First page and docket title dust-stained. 1817. £24.00
    Includes statements of witnesses such as a thatcher, carpenter, mason, with details of work they had done on the property.

  220. Chewstoke LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement at Portbridge with orchard and mill adjoining, and a tenement called Vaughan's, Miss Mercy Webb to William Ogbourn and John Hmmett. Vellum, size 15" x 19", signed by Mercy with armorial wax seal. 1795. £18.00

  221. Dunster Castle EXTERIOR OF ENTRANCE GATEWAY TO DUNSTER CASTLE. Watercolour, on paper 15" x 10", the image covers approx 2 thirds of the paper, shows the gateway with trees and shrubs lining the walkway. Titled in ink, as above, and with the signature of 'Hen Smith'. late 19th century. £18.00

  222. Glastonbury DEED TO LEAD THE USE OF A FINE relating to fifty acres formerly enclosed out of the Moores or Woody Ground called South Moor and Alder Moore, part of the Manor of Glastonbury, and a tenement and land in Mere and right of common on Godney Moor, Heath Moor, etc., Thomas Maynard and Hannah his wife, of Halton and Richard Godwyn of Street. Vellum, size 14" x 21". Some light browning of vellum in places. 1732. £22.00

  223. Hardington Mandeville MAP OF THE PARISH OF HARDINGTON MANDEVILLE in the County of Somerset. 1843. Tracing of the tithe map in ink and some colour on tracing paper, size 55" x 36". Very neat tracing, with names and number for each field, woodland shown by small trees, roads shaded in red, etc. no date. Probably circa 1950. £45.00

  224. Lamyatt & Ditcheat HANDBILL for auction sale of a freehold estate in Lamyatt and Ditcheat known as Snagg Farm, 19th September, 1889. Neatly printed measuring 8" x 5". With a description of the property and access via Somerset and Dorset Railway or Great Western. 1889. £6.00

  225. Lytes Cary TWO SKETCHES OF LYTES CARY MANOR. Pencil sketches on paper sizes 9" x 13cm, the first showing the front of the manor, the other showing details of one of the rooms. Very basic sketches probably produced to help with the production of future water colours. Titles and dates on versos, as well as on the front the interior view. 1841. £16.00

  226. Maperton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXXV.6, printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Folded. Second Edition 1903. £15.00
    Shows Maperton and Maperton House, Blackford, Claremont Farm.

  227. Moss Flower (T.J) PORTISHEAD SEWERAGE SCHEME Contract No. 1. Outfall details. Engineering drawing in ink and full colour on Whatman paper backed with linen, size 24" x 43". Scale 1" to 1 foot. Delicately coloured in shades of blue and brown, with great detail of each bolt etc. Shows large side elevation with piles, and four other sections and plans. Some creasing of paper at centre. Signed by J. Moss Flower. 18th June 1897. £40.00
    A beautifully executed and coloured engineering drawing.

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

  229. Pawlett and North Petherton POSTER advertising auction sale on October 23rd, 1946 of Pasture and Arable land in Pawlett and North Petherton. Size 22" x 17", folded. 1946. £9.00

  230. Portbury FINE between Philip John Miles and Myles and Elizabeth Ariol deforciats of five messuages two cottages three barns... seven gardens... thirty six acres of land twenty one acres of pasture... one acre of furze... in the Parish of Portbury... Vellum, size 7" x 17", printed with manuscript inserts. 1820. £14.00

  231. Society of Antiquaries ENGRAVINGS OF GLASTONBURY Vol. IV and Vol. V only of a larger work. Comprises: title page for Vol. IV, Plans and Elevations of the Remains of Glastonbury Abbey-Church &c, listing plates XXVIII - XXXV, with the 8 engravings, drawn by F. Nash and engraved by Basire. and title for Vol. V, Plans, Elevation, and Section of the Abbots' Kitchen, listing plates XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, and the three engravings. Page size 22" x 15". 1813. £45.00

  232. Somerset Constabulary THE SOMERSET CONSTABULARY CONCERT PARTY 1937 - 1955. A history of the concert party, with programmes of their performances, list of where performed etc. 'Remembered and recorded by L.F. Hewitt, Chief Inspector, Bridgwater 1964. 29 cyclostyled pages, foolscap, held at edge with staples. Printing rather feint in places. 1964. £8.00
    The Concert Party was originally set up to raise money for a Sports Ground and to help the Widows' Pension Fund. 'The means was to take entertainment to towns and villages which, before the days of television, received little or nothing in that direction.'

  233. Theatre Royal, Bath FAREWELL BENEFIT and last appearance of the Extraordinary and Original Danseuses Viennoises... Saturday Evening, November 15, 1845.... Playbill on thin paper, size 15" x 10", some slight wear at one point where once folded vertically, reinforced on verso with tape. Some light browning at two points. Details 7 Acts, commencing with the 'Fascinating Pas de Fleurs'. There were three short plays between the different dances. Keenes, Printer, Bath. 1845. £40.00
    The young Queen Victoria sketched the dancers at a London perfomance. On the 18th November there was a variety benefit for Mrs Macready, the Lessee.

  234. West Buckland TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE on lands at West Buckland, William Thomas of Poole, Brick and Tile manufacturer, to John Bailey of Blackford, for securing £850. Two large vellum sheets, two small wax seals. 1858. £10.00

  235. Weston-Super-Mare POSTCARD New Pier. Valentine Series, coloured, Showing the pier with horse-drawn carriages waiting in front. Two corners slightly bumped. Postmark 1906... together with another Valentines of Knightstone from New Pier, postmark 1908, coloured, with town coat of arms and historical description. 2 items. 1906-8. £9.00

  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.

  237. Woodley (W), Publisher THE WESTERN NEWS Taunton, April 28, 1868. Large broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. 4 small holes in each leaf (rodent damage) , with loss of some words. 1868. £7.00
    Includes supposed case of infanticide at Middlezoy, reports of police courts at Bristol, Wiveliscombe, etc.

  238. Woodley (W), Publisher THE WESTERN NEWS and Farmers' Market Reporter. Taunton, Monday and Tuesday February 1 and 2. Broadsheet newspaper, 4p. Folds. 1858. £12.00
    Reports of Alleged Murder at West Hatch, Free Entertainment for the Working Classes at Bridgwater etc.

  239. Wraxall, Nailsea, Flax Bourton AN ACT for inclosing Lands in Wraxall, Nailsea, and Bourton... 23pp, disbound, some light browning. 1813. £12.00


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    Staffordshire


  240. Gastineau (Maria) CHECKLY CHURCH Watercolour, in sepia, white and pencil on card, size approx. 6" x 8", corners snipped. Titled in pencil, and signed, in ink, to verso. c186- £40.00 See Illustration
    'Landscape watercolourist. Daughter of H.G. Gastineau.' See Wood's Dictionary of Victorian Painters.

  241. Tamworth, Lichfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII N.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margins. 1901. £26.00


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    Suffolk


  242. Beccles PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Freehold Messuage and one Acre of Garden Ground in Blyburgate Street... for Sale by Auction... 19th June, 1854. 3pp., folio, folded. 1854. £12.00

  243. Beccles, Long Stratton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Quarter sheet, trimmed to neatline. Linen backed and folding into small 8vo green cloth enpapers. Water features hand-coloured. c1870. £10.00

  244. Burston PLAN, PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Small, Compact Freehold Estate... for Sale by Auction... 29th May, 1863. 3pp., folio, folded, very small plan above title. 1863. £12.00

  245. Grange Estate, Beccles PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an extremely valuable building site laid out with broad roads.... divided into commodious and pleasant sites for the erection of business and private houses.... which Messrs. Flick.... will sell by Auction in a marquee on the ground.... 16th June 1892. 10pp., folio, with very large coloured folding plan and key plan inside front wrap. It has been folded vertically and the front cover is browned at the edges, with some loss of paper in the front wrap down the vertical crease, with some chips at spine. 1892. £26.00
    There are 105 Lots.

  246. Ilketshall POSTER advertising sale by Auction, 14th March, 1859 at the King's head Inn, Beccles, of Three Brick Built and Tiles Cottages at St. Andrews, Ilkethsall, situate at St. Andrew's North Green. Size 15" x 10", some off-setting. 1859. £18.00

  247. Ipswich PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Freehold Property near the Catholic Chapel on the Woodbridge Road... to be Sold by Auction... at the Coach and Horses Inn... Sept. 14th, 1842. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1842. £22.00

  248. Ufford OBLIGATION BOND of Thomas Underwood of Ufford, Baker, and Andrew Blake of Whiton, Farmer to Nathaniel Whimper, Gentleman, for £600. 1p., sm folio, printed with ms. inserts, two small wax seals with busts. With a memorandum on verso signed by Nathaniel Whimper stating the bond relates to a four-part indenture made between those parties and Revd. William Garrood of Belstead. 1774. £22.00

  249. Yoxford, Peasenhall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Farm at Peasenhall, Accommodation Lands at Yoxford... to be sold.... July 12th, 1860. 3p., folio, folded with docket title, folded the wrong way across title, outside dust-stained. 1860. £10.00


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  250. Arundel PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable and Important Property situate in the Borough of Arundel.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... at the Norfolk Arms Hotel, Arundel, the 26th July, 1875. In 32 Lots. 18pp, folio, blue printed wraps. Lacks the seven plans. Two small holes rubbed in front wrap, some minor waterstaining at inner margin of some leaves and title, repair in front wrap. 1875. £16.00
    Includes cottages and 'The Arun Chambers' in the Ship Yard at Arundel; the Holly Tree Public House in Walberton; Wharf on the River Arun in Littlehampton.

  251. Arundel SALE BY AUCTION of £1,000 Consolidated Ordinary Stock of The Arundel Gas Company, 3rd July, 1900. 13pp, sm. 4to. 1900. £12.00

  252. Bexhill PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... Detached & semi-Detached Houses and A Pair of Unfinished Semi-Detached Villas... in a high and bracing position at Gunter's Road.... for sale by Auction at the Bell Hotel.... October 6th, 1892. 4pp, folio, last page spotty. 1892. £14.00

  253. Bowen (E) SUSSEX Divided into its Rapes Containing the City Borough & Market Towns... Engraved map, size 7" x 8", plus margins. Decorative cartouche top right. Scale bar, Explanation. Two vertical folds. Engraved for the General Magazine of Arts & Sciences for W. Owen. 1756. £16.00

  254. Laughton, Danehill ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LV. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1892. £28.00

  255. Rogate OBLIGATION BOND Richard Ridge of Rogate, Gentleman, to John Ridge of Subbington in Hampshire, for £200. Manuscript, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed and witnessed, black wax seal. 1765. £22.00


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  256. Atherstone, Nuneaton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXIII.S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 15", plus margins. Electrotyped 1864. £17.00

  257. Birdingbury PARTICULARS OF A MOST ATTRACTIVE COUNTRY RESIDENCE.... "Three Elms" Birdingbury, Warwickshire. To be offered for Sale by Auction.... by Frank Mason, Newey & Co. in association with James Styles & Whitlock.... On Tuesday, 22nd May, 1951. 4to, original card covers, 7pp, one illust. 1951. £11.00

  258. Hilder (Rowland) (Painted by) THE SHELL GUIDE TO WARWICKSHIRE Poster, lithograph and letterpress printing, glossy surface. Size 29" x 20", metal stretchers top and bottom. Illustration showing River Avon at Stratford, Shakespeare's tombstone, George Eliot, fritillaries, kingcups etc. c1960. £35.00

  259. Meriden LEASE FOR A YEAR of a tenement, orchard, garden etc., William Baldwin to Bernard Whaley and others. Vellum, size 10" x 20", engraved heading, wax seal. A few browning spots. 1727. £20.00

  260. Rapkin (J), Drawn & Engraved by BIRMINGHAM Engraved plan. Size 14" x 18", decorative border, 8 vignette views around the edge, including Railway Station, School of Design. Central fold. Streets named. The London Printing and Publishing Company. 1850. £85.00

  261. Stratford on Avon REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH. 2pp., with a plan coloured in outline, by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £24.00

  262. Warwick REPORT ON THE PROPOSED EXTENSION of the Borough of Warwick by R. Owen Jones. Map showing Parliamentary boundaries, scale 2" to 1 mile, size 14" x 12". With one brief page of text, folio. Zincographed at the Ordnance Survey Office. 1885. £20.00

  263. Warwick, Coventry ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LIII N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 16", plus margins. Linen-backed and folding into small 8vo. plain green paper wraps. Electrotype 1878. £10.00


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  264. Long Marton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION At Herd's, The King's Head Inn, Appleby.... 21st Day of October, 1819.... All that Valuable Estate.... with Farm House and Buildings in the Township of Long Marton, occupied by John Dargue.... 3pp., plus docket title on verso, manuscript memorandum for sale by George Wilkinson of Harperly Park to the Purchaser William Jamieson of Acorn Bank for five thousand four hundred pounds. Hoggett, Printer, Durham, 1819. £40.00


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

  266. Bratton PARTICULARS OF THE VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTIES Comprising "The Butts," Bratton, Orchard and Lands Adjoining "Mill Vale House," Freehold Factory & Seven Cottages, to be offered for Sale by Auction... April 13th, 1926. Coloured folding plan, 8pp, small 4to, original printed wraps. Trowbridge: 1926. £12.00

  267. Bromham PARTICULARS of.... Freehold Dairy & Mixed Farm known as 'Durlett Farm'..... for Sale by Auction, March 9th, 1944. 5pp., sm. 4to, wraps, vertical fold. 1944. £8.00

  268. Chilmark PARTICULARS of the Charming Stone Built Country Residence known as Portash... for sale by auction 26th June, 1951. 8pp., wraps, plan, photos. 1951. £10.00

  269. Chippenham Swine Fever [The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878.] THE ANIMALS ORDER. NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN, That the Pigstye situate at Harding's Yard in the Parish of Chippenham, in the County of Wilts, in the occupation of Mr George Eatwell.... is.... ordered, determined, and declared to be a place infected with Swine Fever, and that the limits of such yard is the limit of such infected place. Such pigstye will continue to be an infected place.... By Order, R.W. Merriman, Clerk to the Authority, Marlborough, July 28th, 1880. Poster, size 11" x 8", fews folds. R.F. Houlston, Printer and Bookseller, Chippenham, 1880. £16.00

  270. Devizes PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Residential Property, Building Sites, Dwelling-Houses, Shops & Premises.... 2pp. folio, folded with docket title, large folding plan, hand-coloured in outline, showing 'Spitalcroft' in detail, loosely inserted. 1875. £28.00

  271. Erlestoke Estate PARTICULARS, PLANS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Properties in the parishes of Edington, Bratton, East Coulston, Marston, Potterne, Worton, Great Cheverell and Erchfont Embracing an Area of Nearly 7,400 Acres, Comprising A Residential and Sporting Estate, XIVth Century Priory House, Fourteen Excellent Dairy Farms.... Practically the Whole of Four Villages.... First Day's Sale.... to be Offered for Sale by Auction... 28th June. 42pp., plus title page, folio, size 16" x 11", printed wraps, 2 (of 3) very large folding plans, plus key plan, some photographs in text. Waterstain down right margins throughout, plans unaffected, some wear to page edges at bottom right corner. 1910. £35.00
    An important estate. This was the First Day's Sale only, the whole sale lasted four days. Includes Ivymill Farm, Housecroft Farm, Manor Farm, Thorncombe Farm, The Priory in Edington, Monastery Gardens Cottage, The Grange, etc. There were 35 Lots in this day's sale.

  272. Gorse Hill, Stratton St. Margaret PARTICULAR of Building Sites and Land... for sale by auction... at The Goddard Arms hotel, 29th May, 1876. 3pp., folio, plus docket title, folded. 1876. £10.00
    Lot 2 is a piece of land known as 'Flaxlands', sold subject to the right of T. Arkell to make a drain from their adjoining premises, and enter on the field to repair it.

  273. Melksham and Seend PARTICULARS of a Freehold Dwelling-House and Malthouse, and of a Close of Pasture land... dwelling house wiht barn... close of arable and pasture land, which will be sold by Auction... 27th May, 1870. 2p., folio, plus conditions of sale and memorandum, docket title. Small tear at folded left edge. 1870. £16.00

  274. 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

  275. Milton Lilbourne SALE OF THE RICH GRAZING OR DAIRY HOLDING known as Abbey Farm.... Allotment Land in the Severalls, Milton.... for Sale by Auction, April 30th, 1931. 6pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. Pages rather creased. 1931. £10.00

  276. Patney AN ACT For Dividing, Allotting, and Laying in Severally the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Waste Lands, and Commonable Places in the Parish of Patney... 16pp, disbound, separately paginated. Act of Parliament. Patterned headpiece and initial letter. 1778. £22.00

  277. Salisbury Improvements AN ACT to alter, extend, and amend the Powers of Two Acts.... for better paving, lighting, and watching the City of New Sarum.... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1815. £14.00

  278. Salisbury Road AN ACT for continuing the Term, and enlarging the Powers, of Two Acts, passed in the Second and Fifth Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from Mullen's Pond, in the County of Southampton, to the Eighteen Mile Stone from the City of Salisbury, and several other Roads.... 6pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1804. £10.00

  279. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE Divided into Hundreds. Folding hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". With Reference to Hundreds, Explanation. In original card slipcase, which is completely broken at the sides. 3rd Edition corrected to 1818. £50.00

  280. South Marston PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF A VERY SUPERIOR FREEHOLD DAIRY FARM AND ESTATE.... Late the Estate of Henry Kinneir, Esq. deceased. Most desirably situate in the pleasant healthy Village of South Marston.... Comprising Ninety Acres.... Will Be Sold By Auction, By Mr Taylor, At the Auction Mart, opposite the Bank of England, On Tuesday, the 18th Day of January 1820.... 2pp., folio, folded, plus full page plan. 1820. £40.00
    Slight confusion by the printer it has 'Great Marston' on the docket title, and 'South Marston' on the title.

  281. 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. £14.00
    Included premises once known as the Bear Inn.

  282. Westbury PARTICULARS Plans and Conditions of Sale of the Residential, Agricultural and Sporting Estate known as 'Leighton', comprising Stone-Built Georgian Mansion... Model Home Farm, Forty Seven Cottages, Westbury Drill Hall... in all embracing about 850 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 14th December 1921. 36pp., small folio, wraps, 3 large coloured folding plans, photos., photo frontis. loose, traces of vertical fold. 1921. £30.00

  283. Wootton Bassett AN ACT for repairing and maintaining the Road from Wootton Bassett.... to the Two Mile Stone on the Turnpike Road from Swindon to Marlborough.... 30pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Last leaf loose. 1809. £14.00


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  284. Beoley ASSIGNMENT AND SURRENDER of Estates at Beoley... for residue of Term of 1000 years.... Joshua Walker and others to Miss Holmes. 4 large vellum sheets, second sheet with some light browning. Contains very long list of farms and lands, naming each close etc. 5 wax seals. 1854. £24.00
    Includes Witmore Farm, Pink Green Farm, Marlfield Farm, Battens Farm.

  285. Bockleton area FARMER'S ACCOUNT BOOK 1814-1818. 17 pages listing items sold, in 4to children's exercise book, wraps with six woodcut illustrations 'A Top', 'The Goat' etc., printed by T. Bell, Oundle. Name 'Martha Good' written in top corner. Lists amounts of beans, peas, tallow, wheat, sheep, lambs, cherries, cider, to various named people, with price. Places mentioned include Newnham, Burford, Bewdley, 'Hill Top', Dudnell. 1814-18. £70.00
    'July 29th. Agreed with Jukes to reap 16 Acres of Wheat with the broad hooks at 5s per Acre, each man to be allowed 2 Quarts of Cyder and 1 Gall of Beer each Day' (!) 'Finished shearing lambs the wool of 90 weighed 148lbs.'

  286. Redmarley d'Abitot AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of two cottages at the Rose and Crown Inn, 27th October 1886. Printed in large type-faces, size 16" x 13", fold down right hand side and centre, 3" tear repaired on verso with archival tape. Pinned to corner is 4pp. printed conditions of sale, with is rather browned. 1888. £18.00

  287. Saint Martin PROBATE of the will of James Taylor, Victualler. Vellum, size 14" x 16", smaller printed certificate attached, fine large papered seal. 1840. £14.00

  288. Worcester and Welland PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Life Interest of the Bankrupt Properties in Worcester and the Parish of Welland in... Government Stocks... Two Pieces of Freehold Land at Welland to Be Sold by Auction... Nov. 20th, 1896. Second Edition without Plan. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, some edge tears. Completed memorandum on verso. 1896. £12.00
    Includes 36 & 37 Tything, 'Hook Farm' and 'Hill Court Farm' in Welland.


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  289. Beeston, Leeds BEESTON MANOR Manuscript schedule of cottages, fields, occupiers, with sketch plans. 4to notebook, printed wraps with woodcut of Wakefield Races on front wrap. Piece torn away from top right corner of front wrap, paper worn down spine. 9 pages of schedules, 7 of which have sketch maps on facing page, plus 1p. headed 'The foregoing Farms Collected', and index to page numbers. Ruled in columns for Tenant, No. on Plan, Closes Names, Quality, Acreage, Value per Acre, Annual Amount. The plans are in ink, and fairly basic, showing field outlines, buildings, name of field and acreage. Neatly and carefully written throughout. n.d. c1800? £95.00
    Richard Dawson was tenant of 'Smith Shop with a small House nearly down & ought to be repair'd'. Mentions 'Hall & Homestead', 'Mill and Mill Race', 'Cottage at Millshaw' etc.

  290. Brimham Rocks, near Harrogate WATERCOLOUR showing pile of rocks, one balanced precariously on top of another. Heather moors all around, with hills stretching into the distance. On thick paper in tones of purple, peaty-brown and grey, with grey-blue on distant hills. Size 11" x 17". On verso is written 'No. 18 Brimham Rocks'... together with... a similar watercolour, size 6" x 19", showing a pile of heather-clad rocks on the right, two small hills with buildings atop in middle distance, grey-blue hills on horizon... together with... another watercolour in the same hand showing a pile of rocks in the middle of the picture, in middle distance is what looks like a line of cliffs. All three paintings reach right to the edges of the paper. 3 items. c1860. £65.00
    Atmospheric paintings. The vegetation is well rendered. The scenery is reminiscent of Dartmoor.

  291. Fountains Abbey WATERCOLOUR with very good architectural detail. Fine watercolour drawing, showing the abbey ruins with the church tower on the left, ruins extending to tall chimney on right, trees in background, low wall with wicket gate along bottom edge of view. Size of paper 5" x 11". In muted colours of pale grey, green, pale blue and buff. Watercolour fills the whole of the paper. A few minor foxing spots in one area of sky. Slight trace of a vertical fold 3" in from right edge of paper. n.d. c1850. £35.00

  292. Hull SECOND REPORT of the Committee Appointed to Obtain Additional Dock Room at the Port of Hull. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. Ross, Printer, Bowlalley-Lane, Hull. 24th February, 1820. £30.00
    'The Port of Hull unquestionably possesses local advantages superior to most other sea-ports in the United Kingdom, and it is painful to reflect, that, by the disjointed situation of the docks, these advantages are in a great measure rendered inefficient...'

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

  294. Knaresborough AN ACT for Reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An Act for dividing, and inclosing such of the open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof... 14pp., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Separately paginated, leaf with docket title. 1789. £15.00

  295. Market Weighton AN ACT for draining and preserving certain Commons, Low Grounds.... in the Parish of Market Weighton.... and for making a Navigable Cut or Canal from Market Weighton to the River of Humber. 65pp, small folio, disbound, plus cover leaf. Act of Parliament. 1772. £15.00

  296. 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. £24.00

  297. Richmond ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 39. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 35". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 4to marbled endpapers with small key map. Water features, roads, railways, parkland hand-coloured. Area near Gilling feintly outlined in pale blue crayon. 1857. £45.00
    Covers Richmond, Middleton Tyas, Sebury Hall, Scorton, River Swale.

  298. Rochdale Canal AN ACT for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Halifax, in the County of York, in Trustees and their Heirs... discharged from all Claims of the Crown in respect of any Forfeiture incurred under or by virtue of the Statues of Mortmain... 6pp, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. 1798. £15.00
    Refers to agreements made with owners of lands through which a canal from the Calder Navigation to the Duke of Bridgwater's Canal was to run.

  299. Settle, Malham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Quarter sheet with borders all round, size 13" x 18", folded, two small splits at central fold repaired on verso, some slight browning at fold. c1870. £8.00
    '92 N.W' in pencil on verso.

  300. Shorthorn Sales at York CATALOGUE of about 60 Pure Bred Shorthorn Bulls... For Sale by Auction... March 20, 1901, By John Thornton & Co., York. 35pp., small 8vo. Printed wraps. Lot 58 has been clipped out of the page... together with... similar catalogues for sales of Shorthorn Bull and Cattle for October 1901, April 1902, April 1903, all 40-50 pages... with The Yorkshire Society For the Christmas Exhibition... Catalogue of Ten Pure-Bred Shorthorn Bulls for Sale by Auction November 30th 1899, 7pp., with similar for 1902 and 1903, and a 2p. list of entries for the York Gold Challenge Cup, April 1902. 8 items. 1899-1903. £22.00

  301. Thirsk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XCVI.S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", border all round. Parkland and main roads hand-coloured. Linen-backed and folding into 8vo cloth endpapers. Linen slightly discoloured between sections with a few holes in linen where folds meet. 1859. £20.00

  302. Woollen mill TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of men at work at machines in a woollen mill. Each image 4" x 6", mounted on thick grey card with dark grey borders. n.d. c1920. £22.00
    One photograph shows a very large wicker basket full of fleece and two machines with rollers, the other with a line of four machines with the wool being fed into them.


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  303. Caledonian Canal AN ACT for making further provision for making and maintaining an Inland Navigation, commonly called The Caledonian Canal, from the Eastern to the Western Sea.... 40pp. disbound, sm. folio, Act of Parliament. 1804. £20.00
    Includes 1 page of Schedules.

  304. Cellardyke, Fife ARTICLES OF ROUP of the East Subjects in Cellardyke lying in the Orfat Wynd consisting of a House and yard... Manuscript on 2p., sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf, setting out conditions of sale, and with a signed agreement for the sale at the highest bid price of £34. 1803. £15.00
    The house was William Eadie's and the purchaser was Andrew Pratt, fisher in Cellardyke.

  305. Cleghorn, Lanark LETTER from J. Lockhart, Senr., Cleghorn, 29th April 1824. 3p., 4to, folds. Docket title 'W.E. Lockhart. April 1824'. Tipped down left hand edge onto blue paper. Correspondent not named. Refers to furnishings and decoration of the house, and some sketches done by a Mr. Newton, whose style he/she admires, for furnishing a room. Refers to positioning of mirrors, a marble shelf, excavating a recess etc.: 'I cannot relinquish the lowest mirror' although 'the other Ladies would like to have a Glimpse of their heads as well as their feet'. The glass was to be obtained for £45, 'the girandoles would look very brilliant'. 1824. £24.00
    The mansion, near Lanark, no longer exists. This letter is probably from the lady of the house.

  306. Dumfries COGNITION for seven acres of land inclosed into two Parks lying in the Burrowroads of Drumfries in favour of Joseph Corrie Son and heir of umq. Joseph Corrie late Conjunct Town Clerk of Drumfries. Vellum, 24" x 17", ink faded... together with... SASINE for the same property, 1752. Similar document, with fine notary's mark of Archibold Malcolm. 1773. £25.00

  307. Dumfries SEISIN of all and haill ane acre of land called the Long Acre lying within the Burrow of Dumfries, In Favour of Joseph Corrie Town Clerk. Vellum, size 15" x 18", ink rather faded, with paragraph in Latin at the foot, note on verso that it has been entered in the Register of Seisins by Corrie's apprentice. 1739. £10.00

  308. Edinburgh AN ACT to authorise the construction of Street Tramways in certain parts of Edinburgh and Leith.... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1884. £14.00

  309. Fisheries AN ACT for the Protection of Mussel Fisheries in Scotland. 1p., small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1847. £8.00

  310. Glasgow area SIX NOTEBOOKS RECORDING THE WEATHER AND FARM EXPENSES 1828 - 1851. Four are size 8" x 5", one 6" x 4", marbled wraps, one 8" x 5" with marbled boards, calf spine. Comprises:- (i) Record of produce sold August 1818 - June 20 1823, including cheeses, 'John Allen a crock of butter...' 'to a woman at Pristgill'. 56p. (ii) Account of expenses 1823 - 1831. 42p. Recording sale of meal, potatoes, butter, to named people. (iii) 46p recording weather each day 1st Jan. 1828 to 30th April 1835. Mostly brief entries such as 'a hard frost', 'a good day', 'some rain' sometimes longer entries such as 'some frost a grate drouth', 'ice half inch thick', 'there was 2 perished in the water at New Mills', 'a good day we put in our hay', 'a havey flood a great dale of damage', 'a very fine day we planted potatoes', 'a good day we ended shearing on that day'. At the back are 36 pages listing general expenses 1828-1832. Includes 'shoemaker work', 'for wool carding', 'for snuff', 'for nails and turnip seed', 'expenses at Glasgow' 'for harvest work', 'for a coffin', 'for molls catching'. (iv) 53p weather record May 1835 - 1843, and at the back of the book 40p listing expenditure, 1835 - 1843. Includes tolls, tinsmith's work, doctor's expenses, for herring, for a map. (v) 15p. 1833-45. Sales of pork, cheese, meal etc. (vi) 42p recording daily weather 1843-1851. 'hard frost. From the 12 to the 22 there was no plowing'. At the other end of the book are 12p listing expenditure. 1818-1851. £300.00
    There are scant references to actual places, only Glasgow, Kilmarnock, 'Pristgill' (presumably Priestgill, Strathavon).

  311. Maxwelltown DECRET John Kerr, Provost, James Spalding, John MacCraken and James Creighton Baillies of the Burgh of Dumfries... versus John Irving, Commissary and Steward Officer in Dumfries... Order that Irving 'flitt and remove himself, his wife... cottars, dependents goods and gear...' from the house 'at the head of the white sands of Dumfries belonging to Mary Cuthbertson now residing in New York in America'. 1p. 1821. £14.00

  312. Ramsay and Son, Publisher THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT May 30, 1833. Newspaper, 4pp. Folds. 1833. £10.00
    Contains adverts for auction sales, shipping news, notice of auction sale by Blackwoods of stock, copyright, copper plates of the 'murder in Leith etc.

  313. Scottish Banks AN ACT for the Protection of Banks for Savings in Scotland. Pages numbered 669-774, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1819. £10.00

  314. Veitch (William), Publisher THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT December 13, 1865. Broadsheet newspaper, 8pp, folds. 1865. £10.00
    Includes 4 columns on the opening of the Glasgow Industrial Exhibition.


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  315. Anglesea HOLYHEAD TO GREAT ORMES HEAD Compiled from Admiralty Surveys 1835-1893. Sea chart size 26" x 37", three sections and inset map of Amlwch Harbour along the top, linen-backed and folding into plain cloth boards. Corrections to Jan. 2nd 1931. £17.00

  316. Brecon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 25" x 36". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to calf-covered boards, with gilt title 'South Wales. Hay, Brecon, Ebbw Vale... No. 1'. Electrotyped 1874. £45.00
    Covers Llanstephan, Abergavenny, Tredegar, Mynydd Eppynt.


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  317. Animals AN ACT for the more effectual Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1849. £10.00

  318. Annuities RELEASE of interest in five thousand pounds of annuities, Thomas Mitchell of the King's Dragoon Guards, residing at Mayfair, to Thomas Sharpe Mitchell of Phantafore in Midlothian, and James Robert Gardiner of Somerset House. Vellum, size 23" x 28", wax seal. 1854. £9.00

  319. Australian Colonies AN ACT for the better Government of Her Majesty's Australian Colonies 22pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1850. £15.00
    At the end is a two-page Schedule giving sums for Governor, Chief Judges etc. for Van Diemen's land, Victoria, etc.

  320. Bartholomew & Son, Pub. L M S MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Scale approx. 2" = 30 miles. Printed on thin paper, showing lines in heavy black with stations in red, size 27" x 23", folded to small 8vo. 2" repaired tear at top. c1910. £18.00

  321. Bath and Bristol ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet 250 and sheets to the south and east, which when put together make a complete map, with border all round. Overall size 26" x 37", plus margins. Roads and water features hand coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth endpapers, inserted in faded plain slipcase. Linen on verso of maps browned, not affecting paper, except for some very slight browning at two or three section edges. 1900. £28.00

  322. Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire BACON'S NEW 'HALF-INCH' CYCLING ROAD MAPS No. 12. Hertford. Reduced by permission from the New Ordnance Survey. Coloured map size 24" x 32", linen-backed and folding into tall thin 8vo boards, which are spotty. Best cycling roads shown in red. With Index of Towns, giving population at 1901 census. Key shows dangerous roads, etc. c1910. £12.00
    Covers North London.

  323. Berkshire and Hants Railway AN ACT for making a Railway from the Berks and Hants Railway at Hungerford to join the Line of the Wilts, Somerset, and Weymouth Railway at Westbury and Devizes. 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1848. £17.00

  324. British Population AN ACT for taking account of the Population of Great Britain. 10p, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1850. £12.00

  325. Cambridgeshire, Suffolk ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LI. Sheet LI. Scale 1" to mile, size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding to large 8vo, green silk edging tape. Railways (not printed) have been added in red. Light brown line along middle horizontal fold due to off-setting of edging tape where folded. Published at the Ordnance Map Office Tower of London 1st June 1836. £60.00
    Covers Cambridge, Bury St. Edmunds, Ely.

  326. Capillary tubes MANUSCRIPT IN NOTEBOOK Tuesday July 21st 1829. Series of experiments illustrative of capillary tubes & siphons. 4to notebook, buff wraps with woodcuts of a huntsmen and verse about fox hunting on front and back wraps. 3 pages written in a neat very small hand describing 10 experiments. Some basic tiny diagrams in text. Many blank leaves. 1829. £26.00
    The writer says he's noted the name of the author when known and 'my own experiments marked N.B'. 7 of the ten are marked 'N.B'. 'Place against a tube full of water a wet slip of neckcloth to act as a siphon...'

  327. Carlisle and Canobie Railway SUBSCRIPTION CONTRACT Indenture between several persons and Isaac Cartmell of Carlisle, Tanner, and William Richardson, Ironmonger, 'for subscribing to a Company called 'The Carlisle and Canobie Railway Company... applying to Parliament for enabling the Company to make the following Railway and Branch Railways...' 4p on parchment, manuscript, unsigned, with 10 ruled in columns for signatures etc, with numerous small wax seals, none of which have been filled in. Size 18" x 12", morocco wraps with gilt title. 1855. £45.00
    Presumably a surplus or draft copy.

  328. Chapman and Hall, Pub. ISLES OF MAN, JERSEY & GUERNSEY Engraved map, coloured in outline, showing the three islands. Size 7" x 9", linen-backed and folding into small 4to boards, gilt title. Some spots on boards. c1840. £16.00

  329. Coal Mines AN ACT for Inspection of Coal Mines in Great Britain. 4pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1850. £12.00

  330. Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Market Harborough ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 170 and quarter sheets to south and west. Scale 1" to one mile, size 25" x 37", plus margins. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth-covered boards, front board detached. Roads, railways, parkland and county boundaries hand-coloured. 1892. £45.00

  331. Currier and Ives prints SALE CATALOGUE for an auction of Rare and Fine American Lithographs, mainly the work of N. Currier and Currier and Ives. A Collection Formed by Rita Michaelsen. American Art Association, New York City, December 18th, 1930. 57pp., 8vo., wraps. Many illustrations. 1930. £18.00

  332. Devon and Cornwall BOUNDARY COMMISSION MAPS 1917. Two maps, printed in red and black, scale four miles to an inch. Two sheets mounted on linen, size 20" x 40", folding into marbled wraps, inserted in plain cloth-covered tall 8vo slipcase. C.F. Close, Colonel, Ordnance Survey, 1917. £38.00
    Shows Parliamentary Divisions and Boroughs, County and Municipal Boroughs, Civil Parishes, etc.

  333. Essex, Kent, London TWO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets I and II. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 26" x 37", linen-backed, linen folded over to bind edges, folding to quarto. Stanford labels on verso. Two items. Printed from an Electrotype in 1884 and 1882. £100.00
    Sheet I Covers part of London from the 'Upper Pool' eastwards, Hoddesdon, Maldon, Isle of Grain. Sheet II covers Bradwell, Burnham, Sheerness.

  334. Harbours of Refuge REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS upon the subject of Harbours of Refuge, Presented to the House of Commons... 6th March 1845. 222pp., folio. Disbound. 7 hand-coloured lithographic folding maps of harbours; 2 folding plans of proposals for building Harbours with sections of wall etc.; 1 one-page map of project for Deal Harbur; 1p. of sections of Pier for harbour at Dover; 1 folding page of Sections of Kilrush Pier, with some colouring; page of section of Kingstown Pier; page of section of Old Pier, Dunleary. 1845. £140.00
    The evidence examined concerned London, Ramsgate, Dover, Eastbourne, Newhaven, Weymouth, Harwich. Plans show proposed breakwaters, with measurements, cliffs, sand, churches, bridges, batteries, Preventive Staff, fathoms, compass rose. The plan of Portland and Weymouth Roads, 'Surveyed in H.M.S.V. 'Fearless' June 1844', for example, shows Portland and Melcombe Regis bay, with lights, quarries, castle, the Shambles, with a section of Chesil Beach above.

  335. Hue and Cry AN ACT for the Amendment of the Law relating to Actions on the Statute of Hue and Cry. 9pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1735. £14.00

  336. Lake District ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 29. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", dissected and mounted on line, paper wraps with marginal information pasted on back wrap. Some roads and paths inked in in red or black ink. Derwentwater is at the centre of the map. 1897. £15.00

  337. Land Forces AN ACT for the better Recruiting Her Majesties Land Forces and the Marines, for the Year One thousand seven hundred and five. 6pp., cover leaf, attractive floral initial letter. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1704. £24.00
    Amongst other measures laid down that 'All harvest-Labourers and all Persons working at hay-harvest and Corn-harvest work... shall not be Impressed...'

  338. London and Cornwall LETTER to a member of the Rashleigh family in Cornwall from L. Wynne addressed from Queen Anne Street West, 24th June 1806. 4p., 4to, in a rather untidy hand. 1806. £18.00
    Sends his condolences on the loss of a family member, and sympathises on his suffering from the gout. Refers to the agreement he's made with Mr Peters about Tresawle, and asks him to send a complete rental. He will send some seeds to replace the plants which died last year.

  339. Maberly (W), Chief Secretary to the Post Office FREE FRONT Envelope addressed to St. Helier, red 'Free' stamp, with small cross under date, signed Maberley bottom left. Envelope measures 3" x 5", large red wax Post Office seal on verso. 1838. £18.00
    This is an early use of an actual envelope. Maberley was often in disagreement with Roland Hill, saying the public would never agree to pre-payment. He retired in 1858.

  340. Medical treatment LAWYER'S CASE for the defendants, Richard Goodricke Esq., plaintiff, v. Roger Knowles, William Kensey, William Bowen, defendants. Manuscript, 2 pages on 2 sheets, large folio, fastened at top with string, folded. Describes the case of Richard Goodricke, who claimed that the three defendants, who were surgeons, had not treated his broken leg correctly, causing him to be unable to walk. The manuscript lists various legal 'proofs', with, at the side, names of relevant witnesses to be called. n.d. c1695. £45.00
    In November 1694 Goodricke had broken his leg falling into an 'unfinish't cellar or vault which was digging in the Strand... where he received a very great bruise with an oblique fracture..' Two of the surgeons managed to haul him up in a chair, then called in Mr Knowles 'who has been Master of the company', as gangrene set in. He did not take the surgeon's advice to rest and walked to Richmond, then left for Bath. 'He was a hard drinker as soon as he was abroad'. He then claimed that it was the surgeons' fault his leg was not straight.

  341. Metal casting LETTER from Albert Cadman at the Canal Foundry, Openshaw, Manchester, on headed paper, to a Mr. Carmichael, about the setting up of the fund for the 'Oliver Stubbs Medal'. In ink, 8 lines, 4to, says he is enclosing correspondence about the medal fund. 'a great amount of good will be done... more interest will be taken in the institution from the Employers' side'. Attached are three copy letters relating to the gift to the Institution of British Foundrymen from the National Ironfounding Employers' Federation.... together with... another letter on headed paper, same correspondents, with 3 copy letters attached. The medal is still awarded. January, 1922. £10.00

  342. North Staffordshire and Mid-Derbyshire Railway Bill STATEMENT OF PROOFS before the Examiner for Standing Orders, previously to the Introduction of the Bill... Houses of Lords and Commons. 22pp., large folio, folded with docket title. January 1898. £16.00

  343. Papists AN ACT for allowing further Time for Inrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers. 4pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. Attractive Initial letter with flowers. 1732. £10.00

  344. Philadelphia, U.S.A SIX BILLS with printed headings, for Philadelphia firms. 8vo and small 8vo, made out for various items, dated between 1852 and 1856... together with a receipt for Pew Rent in the First Presbyterian church. 1852-7. £15.00
    Comprises Snider, Wine Dealer; Desilver & Thomas, grocer; Kelly, Draper; Zimmerman, Baker; Sheppard & Van Harlingen, Linen goods; Oakford, Hat & Fur Manufacturers.

  345. Population of Great Britain AN ACT for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain. 9pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament... together with... An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Ireland. 4pp. 1840. £12.00

  346. Postal arrangements LETTER to Col. Edward St. John about postal arrangements at Billingshurst. 2p., small 8vo. Red and white seal of Post Master General at top. 'I will take care that the case be brought before me before any final decision...' signed 'Norfolk'. Browning at edges of paper. 28th November 1895. £8.00

  347. Property LETTER from a property owner selling his property about preparing sale particulars. Undated letter from E. Everard to Mr Robins about drawings of a house, saying he has sent the drawings 'but it is impossible to do justice to the pleasure grounds unless taken by an able artist...' and that he would like him to put under each drawing 'the elegance of the place much exceeds the Drawing'. He will send on a plan. 3 pages, sm. 8vo., no address of sender. Folded and addressed to 'Mr Robins'. n.d. £12.00
    This is possibly to Robins the auctioneer of The Mart, London, who dealt with many of the country house sales in the 1830's.

  348. Public Libraries and Museums AN ACT for enabling Town Councils to establish Public Libraries and Museums. 5pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1850. £8.00

  349. Seditious Meetings AN ACT for the more effectually preventing Seditious Meetings and Assemblies, to continue in force until the End of the Session of Parliament next... 15pp., sm. folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1819. £12.00
    Banned meetings of more than fifty people.

  350. Shooting and Fishing GAME AND GUN & The Angler's Monthly. Two issues, no. 238 and 254. 28pp in each, 4to. Includes 4p. article on 'Sea Birds of Scilly'. 1945-6. £5.00

  351. Siemens ELECTRICAL FITTINGS Bowls, Globes, etc. Catalogue, 11" x 8", 24pp., wraps. 2-3 illustrations per page. Some slight dustmarking at corner of some pages. 1927. £30.00
    Includes 'Italian Alabaster Bowl Fittings' 'Cornelian Glassware Fittings' etc.

  352. Sleeper (James) ENTER YE IN AT THE STRAIT GATE for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction... Religious tract, with no title but this quotation at the head, 4pp., 8vo, traces of folds. The name 'James Sleeper. 8th mo. 8th, 1828' at the end. Printed by John Young, 3 Black Horse Alley, Philadelphia. £35.00
    'Having... witnessed in our own time the dreadful misery which building Meeting-houses and setting up a traditional wordly religion hath had on mankind... we do sincerely pray... that we may not have any forms of religion only such as he orders by his spirit in our hearts... some of us fully believe that the goodness of GOD is like electricity, that if 100 persons have hold of hands, all feel the shock at once...'

  353. Suffolk and Lincs. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM of R.H.W. Barnes, September 1901. 32 pages, thick album leaves, photographs mainly two to a page, average size approx. 3" x 3". Not all the photographs are captioned. Original plain half morocco boards, front board and first leaf detached, lacks spine. Name of flyleaf. 1901. £26.00
    Includes views of farming, wherries, churches etc. Includes Burgh Church, Steam Plough Foston, Carting Barley, Gateway Harlaxton Manor, Booton Church, Steam Plough Burgh, 'The Kate' wherry, a large mill, windmill. R.H.W. Barnes was Vicar of Burgh.

  354. Telegraph AN ACT to enable His Majesty to acquire Ground necessary for Signal and Telegraph Stations. 7pp., sm. folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1815. £12.00

  355. Theatre EXTEMPORE LINES ON CAPT. WINCHESTER and Mr. Roberts making a Collection for Miss Poole at her Benefit. Manuscript satirical poem in 22 lines, on one side of small folio sheet, folded. Describes how a Captain of Dragoons persuaded the audience to contribute 'He dwelt on Pool's youth her grimace and her quaver/And hop'd that their verdict would run in her favour...' c1830. £16.00
    The writer ends on a cynical note 'By thus playing their Cards they make sure of the Pool'. I have been unable to find whether this is a copy of a printed broadside or similar. Miss Poole acted in the 1830's. A print exists of her in 'The Daughter of the Regiment'.

  356. Treatment of Lunatics AN ACT for the Regulation of the Care and Treatment of Lunatics. 43pp, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. 1845. £10.00

    VIGOR CORRESPONDENCE

  357. Vigor family BOND OF INDEMNITY on paying a legacy. 1787. John W. Harding, Distiller, of Bristol to J. Powell, Executor of the will of Robert Vigor deceased. Manuscript, 2p., narrow folio, signed by Harding. Refers to the will of Fortune Little of Bedminster, ... together with... a series of correspondence concerning a dispute and case in Chancery relating to the legacy, 1802-11. Comprises 16 letters, 2-4 pages each, 4to, all but one with address panels and postmarks on verso. Most addressed to Revd. T. Stonhouse Vigor at Bath. 1787-1811. £95.00
    The two nieces of Frances Vigor were claiming a legacy of £500. Includes 5 letters from Mary Butler, in Hotwells, Bristol, a niece, explaining her case, one of which is to 'The Revd. The Archdeacon of Gloucester on his Visitation at Dursley, Gloucestershire' begging him to 'put an end to the litigations before the Funds are further diminished'. Some of the letters contain personal information. Also includes letters from Samuel Sellwood at Abingdon to Stonhouse Vigor 'I so devoted myself to Parliamentary business when in Town, and was so harassed and worn down with fatigue and vexation that I had neither leisure nor resolution to pay my respects to Lady Bowyer... My Son has escaped any... attack till last Sunday when he had three strong Fits within four hours... I am strongly inclined to take him to London with me, but I know not who is best to be consulted...' Sellwood was agent for the Member of Parliament for Abingdon, Loveden, and Town Clerk. Sir George Bowyer was M.P. for Malmesbury, and stood down to stand for Abingdon.

  358. Warwickshire and Worcestershire PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Valuable Freehold Estates of nearly 800 Acres, comprising Five Superior Farms... Lapworth, and Beoley... to be Sold By Auction... June 12th, 1919. 13pp., small folio. Wraps, coloured folding plan. 8 photos in text. Wraps spotty, vertical crease, staples rusty, stain down margin of plan. 1919. £8.00

  359. Weinreb Architectural Books ITALY, ARCHITECTURE AND ANTIQUITY Catalogue 40. Catalogue of books and prints. 500 items. 150pp., 8vo, stiff wraps. Numerous illustrations, many full page. 1978. £20.00
    Many rare early works in English, French and Italian.

  360. Whitcomb & Tombs, Printer AUCKLAND Latest Views of the Queen City. 44 photographic views, mainly full page, one folding panorama, oblong 4to, decorative wraps with bi-plane and yachts. c1920. £10.00

  361. Wiltshire and Herefordshire MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT Tripartite indenture between Arthur Plomer, of Bristol, Mercer, Richard Haynes of Wick and Abson, and Mary Haynes, and John Batchelor, Alderman of Bristol and James Haynes. 1710. 13 sheets, folio, folded, held at top margin with yellow ribbon. Attested copy 1746. £36.00
    Refers to marriage of Arthur Plomer and Mary Haynes, listing a great many properties and lands in Chippenham and Langley Burrell in Wiltshire, and Whitchurch, Langarren, mostly with occupiers, former occupiers, adjoining landowners, etc.

  362. Yacht insurance POLICY CERTIFICATE of Norie and Wilson for the yacht 'Octopus', for six months from April 1892. 1p., large folio, printed in black and red, with manuscript inserts. Blank conjoint leaf with docket title on verso. Price was £120 and this was shared between 6 named owners who each paid £20. 1892. £7.00


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