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Lesley Aitchison's - Catalogue 94

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

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Berkshire -- Bristol -- Buckinghamshire -- Cambridgeshire --
Cheshire -- Cornwall -- Cumberland -- Derbyshire -- Devon --
Dorset -- Durham -- Essex -- Gloucestershire -- Hampshire and Isle of Wight --
Herefordshire -- Hertfordshire -- Kent --
Lancashire -- Lincolnshire -- London -- Monmouthshire --
Norfolk -- Northamptonshire -- Northumberland --
Oxfordshire -- Shropshire -- Somerset -- Staffordshire --
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Scotland -- Wales -- General
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    Berkshire


  1. Headley PARTICULARS of the Magnificently Appointed Residential Estate of Beenham Court, Headley, near Newbury... situated in a Grandly Timbered Park... Five Cottages... Two Farms... Lovely Gardens... 9-Hole Golf Course in Park... in all about 341 Acres... for Sale by Auction... May 16th, 1934. 22pp., size 10" x 12" stiff wraps with photograph tipped onto front wrap, folding plan at rear. Finely printed in brown with decorative borders to each page. 6 tipped-in photographs, two to a page. Wraps darkened at edges, two corners of wraps creased. 1934. £35.00

  2. Little Wittenham PARTICULARS of the Valuable Residential and Agricultural Property known as the Manor House Estate... Modernized Queen Anne Style Manor House... Church Farm... 5 Cottages... in all about 312 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 21st September, 1938. 18pp., 9" X 11", stiff wraps with photograph on front wrap, folding plan at rear. 5 tipped-in photographs with brown borders. Wraps dusty, spine slightly rubbed, crease in back wrap. 1938. £24.00
    The estate had 'a long frontage to the River Thames'.


  3. Sunninghill COUNTERPART LEASE of Tetworth Hall in the parish of Sunninghill, Henry Foley to James Crauford, Captain in the Grenadier Guards. Two vellum sheets, size 22" x 26", wax seal. 1853. £18.00
    The lease stipulated that Crauford should 'trim the quick fences' once a year, keep the garden stocked with flowers and vegetables, etc.


  4. Thatcham RELEASE AND CONFIRMATION of a newly erected messuage near the road leading from Thatcham to Chamberhouse Mills, with land in the Common Mead called Wide Meade, seven acres called Fordlands, etc. Nicholas Marshall of Coldthropp, fisherman, to Elizabeth Hole alias Hoare of Thatcham, widow. Vellum, size 22" x 27", attractive large calligraphic initial letter, Signed by Marshall, lacks wax seal from tag. Witnessed on verso. Small tear in vellum at one fold due to weakness in vellum, without loss. 1682. £32.00

  5. Windsor PARTICULARS of the Excellent Residential Property known as Oakley Green Farm, Nr. Windsor, Attractive Black and White Period Residence... five-roomed Bungalow, Five Cottages, Building land... in all about 15 Acres... for Sale by Auction... 20th October, 1938. 11pp., 4to, stiff wraps, folding plan, 2 tipped-in photographs. Front wrap stained, with surface of paper torn across title with loss of some letters in title. 1938. £15.00


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    Bristol


  6. Bristol Boundaries REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY of the City of Bristol. 10pp, with 4 hand-coloured plans by R.K. Dawson, on 2 sheets. Scales 4" and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, recent paper boards. 1832. £36.00

  7. Clifton Church AN ACT for taking down the Parish Church of Clifton.... and for building a new Church, and providing an additional Cemetery for the Use of the said Parish. 26pp, 4to, 34pp., separately paginated, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £16.00

  8. Dock Railways AN ACT To empower the Lord Mayor of Bristol and Burgesses of the City of Bristol to construct Railways and Works.... 28pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1903. £11.00

  9. 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

  10. Fry's WORKS MAGAZINE Bicentenary Number, 1728 to 1928. 86pp., 4to, attractive cover in blue black and red, with ships etc., photographic illustrations and line drawings... together with... COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL in heavy metal, diameter 2", with portrait of Joseph Fry on one side and a cocoa tree on the other, in original leather case, gilt at edges, velvet lined. 2 items. 1928. £38.00

  11. Scholastic Trading Co. STONE'S BUREAU CABINETS and Universal Portfolios. Illustrated price list, 16pp, printed in red, rusty staple. c1900. £10.00

  12. Sickness Club RECORD BOOK listing payment made to women for 'sickness' and 'old age', 1839-48. Cash book, 4to, full reversed calf, blind-stamped decoration, raised bands. The first section comprises 9 pages, one per year, each listing 23 women (only 2 with addresses) and columns to show payment made every month that year, the second part is a cash account, 37 double-page spreads with debit and credit, showing money received from members, sale of consols etc., and money paid out to named women for sickness, old age, and for funerals, and for collector's salary. Many blank pages. 1839-48. £60.00
    There is no clue as to the name of the society. The final note states 'Balance in hand on 16th Feb. 1848 when the Club was agreed to be dissolved. G.C.' It was no doubt a Bristol society as the addresses given are Brandon Street and Hotwell Road.


  13. St. Philip and St. Jacob LEASE of messuage on the Eastward side of John Street, and a Malt House in John Street, John Rogers of Bristol, Grocer, to William Kinston. Vellum, size 23" x 27", two wax seals, with monogram and very small date '1781'. 1784. £24.00
    Gives occupiers of adjacent buildings, and measurements of pieces of land. The land had originally belonged to Sir William Cann.



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    Buckinghamshire


  14. Maidsmorton PARTICULARS OF MORTON HOUSE ESTATE. Late the Residence and Property of Edward Oakley Gray, Esq.... Spacious Family House.... 200 Acres.... A Valuable Water Corn Mill.... Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr Scott, On Friday the 23rd of Aug. 1816. Small folio, 5pp, folded, repaired split along one fold on last 'Conditions of Sale' page. 1816. £30.00
    With details of the rooms etc., in the house 'A Hall paved with Mosaic Black and White Marble', etc. The property was held under a lease from All Souls' College.



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    Cambridgeshire


  15. Ely STOCK-IN-TRADE OF A TAILOR late the property of Mr Benjamin Bailey, of Ely, deceased, consisting of 452 Yards of Woollen Cloths, Grandrills, Velveteens... Antique and Modern Furniture, Quantity of This Season Poppies in Bags... Auction sale particular, 4p., 8vo. 1885. £7.00

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


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    Cheshire


  17. Chester LECTURES AND SERMONS by Francis Dames on the Catechism March 2d 1806. Manuscript in a neat hand, 107p., small 8vo. Boards, calf spine, manuscript title as above on front board. Comprises five lectures on biblical verses. 1806. £45.00
    'Delivered by the Rev. Jas. Winfield in the year 1806 in the Church of St. Bridgets, Chester, Cheshire.'


  18. Collins' RAILWAY AND TELEGRAPH MAP of Cheshire. Divided into Hundreds Containing the District Divisions and other Local Arrangements effected by the Reform Bill. Lithographed map, fully handcoloured in hundreds, hachures showing high ground. Scale 3" = 20 miles. Size 14" x 17", folding into orange wraps. With Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation. Published by Collins, c1850. £45.00
    Shows Telegraph Offices 'Open day only', and 'Open day and night'.


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


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    Cornwall


  20. Bude Bay GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXXIX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 33" x 14", plus margins, borders all round. Shaded in grey and buff to show Alluvium and Carboniferous, key to these two in margin. 1895. £16.00
    Shows only a small strip of coast, from Hartland to Cambeak.


  21. Buller family GENEALOGICAL TREE OF THE 'BULLER FAMILY' the descendants of John Francis Buller of Morval and Shillingham in the County of Cornwall. This tree is prepared from a smaller tree of 1865 and from M.S.S. at the British Museum & Herald's College... and information obtained from members of the family Anno Domini 1896. Hand-coloured lithograph showing an actual tree with trunk and branches, the leaves coloured in blue, green, pink and yellow according to the four generations. Large shield of Armorial bearings of John Francis Buller bottom left, small pedigree bottom right showing the connection with Edward I. Size approx. 42" x 34", linen-backed and mounted on wooden roller, with wooden stretcher at top, green silk ribbon edging. 1896. £220.00
    Covers the period 1685-1880's.


  22. 'C.A.G.' FAREWELL TO ST. MICHAEL'S MOUNT Royal Baths, Penzance, June 14th, 1872. Poem in eight stanzas printed on one side of an 8vo sheet, with a heading in large type, black border similar to a mourning border. Pasted to a sheet of paper which has some newspaper cuttings on the back. Le Lievre, Printer. 1872. £25.00
    The writer bids farewell to the Mount, as he is going home to die, and will look on the scene no more: 'But "Never more" is plainly writ/Upon this Church, these rocks and towers/'Tis strangely sad these friends to quit/Companions of my quiet hours'. Le Lievre was a Guernsey printer, and the writer was presumably returning from Penzance to Guernsey. It could be that the 'G' of the initials points to a member of the Guille family.


  23. Constantine CASE with Mr. Ford's opinion. Constantine lands. Manuscript in two hands on single side of a small folio sheet. Sets out a Query in a matter of title to one of the Hill family's Manors, Peter Hill having died without issue. With a lawyer's answer in 11 lines, signed John Ford, Octr. 22. 1747. Mid. Temple: 'I am of the opinion that as Peter Hill is dead without Issue a Fine levied by William will make a good title...' Folded with docket title, some edge tears and small hole affecting a few letters. 22nd Oct. 1747. £10.00

  24. Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT to enable His Majesty to make Leases, Copies, and Grants of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.... Black Letter. 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1776. £10.00

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


  26. Gwinear, Camborne, Wendron etc. PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Agricultural and Other Properties situate in the Parishes of Gwinear, Camborne, Sancreed, Phillack East, St. Keverne, Wendron, Gerrans, St. Columb Major, St. Breock and St. Gluvias embracing about 2294 Acres... to be Offered for Sale by Auction... at the Concert Hall, Truro, August 31st, 1920... 52pp., folio, original wraps, 6 large folding coloured plans. Front wrap waterstained and slightly buckled along bottom edge, slightly affecting bottom of title page. Summary of the 117 Lots. Detailed schedules of lots giving cultivation, acreage. Some lots have purchaser and price written against them in red ink.. 1920. £75.00
    The Rosewarne and Portions of the Rosteague Estates of Mr. L. Van Grutten. Includes Blue Elvan Quarry, Roseworthy Farm, Weeth Farm, Trelanvean Far, Tregarrick Farm, Lower Pencoose Farm, and numerous other farms, Roseworthy Grist Mill, houses at Dorthey Villas, Hartley Villas, Lea Villas, in Camborne, numerous enclosures of accommodation land.


  27. Kilkhampton COUNTERPART OF LEASE of the estate of Thurdon in the parish of Kilkhampton, John Ley of Bideford, Merchant, to Thomas Hopgood of Kilkhampton, yeoman. Vellum, size 22" x 27", wax seal. Names three 'lives'. Slightly browned along one fold. 1797. £30.00
    Reserves to Ley the right to take away timber, tin, stone etc. Hopgood was to keep everything in good repair, manure the fields etc.


  28. Lanhydrock APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Lanhydrock, in the County of Cornwall. 6pp., folio, thin card wraps, cloth spine. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge. 1839. £45.00

  29. Lanivet ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 34 S.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18", linen-backed and folding into 4to marbled endpapers. Small hole in linen where folds meet. Some slight browning at section edges. A few small very small figures in red at 5 points. Revised 1906. £8.00
    Shows Wheal numerous disused tin mines such as Clanfurze, Wheal Prosper, Tretoil.


  30. Manaccan PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Freehold Estates known as Tregonwell, Trelowry, comprising 109 acres.... for Sale by Auction, Helston 24th March 1886. 3p., large folio, folded with docket title, lithographic printing. Outside dustmarked. 1886. £12.00

  31. Mawnan, Probus, Veryan PARTICULARS WITH PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Properties, part of the Trewarthenick Estates, situate in the Parishes of mawnan, Probus and Veryan, comprising excellent, compact and productive Farms and Tenements... Messuages or Cottages, Cellars and other Buildings in the Fishing Village of Portloe which will be Offered for Sale by Public Auction... 4th day of August, 1909. 8pp., folio, plus several uncompleted memorandums. 3 large coloured folding plans. Marginal repaired tear in first leaf, repaired tear in front wrap. 1909. £50.00
    With detailed schedules giving description of fields, cultivation etc. Lots includes house and farm called Meudon, farms of Cuskean, Trethenal, the 'Island Rock known as 'Gull Rock' situate about a quarter mile form the main land on the West of Portloe', Seine Cellars and Portloe, Inn called 'The Ship Inn' at Portloe, blocks of cottages, etc.


  32. Milltown, Crift Down, Lostwithiel FOUR ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 42 N.E., N.W., S.W., S.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 18", linen-backed and folding into marbled 4to endpapers, printed label. Two sheets grubby and with ink markings, Luxulyan sheet with linen torn along one fold, another sheet with paper slightly darkened along fold. Revised 1905. £22.00
    Covers Fowey Consols, Lockengate, Tregantle, Luxulyan, Trethugy, Lostwithiel, Restormel.


  33. Penzance PARTICULARS with Plans and Conditions of Sale of the Castle Horneck Estate, Penzance, by Direction of the Executors of Miss Lydia Harris Borlase... also one undivided sixth part of 'Lesingey Farm'... 65 acres... Auction Sale... 14th September, 1939... 12pp. folio, original wraps. Folding plan in pocket inside back wrap, together with a booklet of views of the house and garden, printed on glossy paper. 1939. £30.00
    Castle Horneck had been the home of the historian Borlase.


  34. Recorder of Helston DRAFT ORDER to Aldermen to meet to elect a Recorder in the place of Francis Lord Godolphin deceased. Manuscript, 1p, 4to. Written with blanks for name, place, day. 1785. £10.00

  35. Redruth MORTGAGE of premises in Redruth, R. Goldsworthy to Jonathan Wickett. On paper, 3p folio. 1861. £10.00

  36. Redruth PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Building Land, Tenements... Dwelling-houses, together with reversions of certain Tenements at Treleigh... to be offered by Auction... Thursday 21st February, 1929. 4pp., 4to, vertical fold. 1929. £15.00
    Details 13 lots, many in Drump Road, with description of houses etc.


  37. Retire, Innis Downs ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 33 S.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 13" x 18". Linen-backed and folding into 4to marbled endpapers, printed label. Small hole in linen where folds meet. Revised 1905. £10.00
    Shows Brynn Mine, Wheal Prosper Quarry, Colbiggan Mine, etc.


  38. Saint Minver RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS BY MR. SANDYS AS TO THE ESTATE OF THE REVEREND WILLIAM SANDYS 1816 - 1817. 4p, small folio, in a neat hand. Lists various rents received, tithes collected, cash in house, and payments for 'Mrs Treweek for fish', 'Alice Mill's Wages', 'John Hockin, Cooper of Padstow', 'Mr Best the Undertaker' etcetera. 1817. £20.00

  39. St. Austell, St. Stephen, St. Dennis, Roche, Retew, St. Blazey SEVEN ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheets 51 N.W., 50 N.W. and 50 N.E., 49 N.E., 41 S.W., 41 N.E., 40 S.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 18", linen-backed and folding into marbled 4to endpapers, printed label. St. Austell sheet slightly browned at section edges, small hole in linen at centre, three small blue lines marked at Carglaze, other sheets with slight browning at section edges. St. Blazey sheet with linen split along one fold. 7 items. Revised 1906. £62.00
    Covers many of the major China Clay Works, including Trethosa, Gonnamarris, Virginia, Carpalla, Halviggan, Greensplatt, Meledor, Treviscoe, Dubbers, Gothers, Molinnis, Savath, Rosemellyn, Wheal Remfry.


  40. St. Clement, Kenwyn, St. Agnes, Perranzabuloe, Cuby, Veryan, etc. PARTICULARS AND PLANS of Freehold Lands in the Parishes of St. Clement, Kenwyn, St. Allen, St. Agnes, Perranzabuloe, Crantock, Cubert, St. Mabyn, Newlyn East, St. Enoder, Ladock, Creed, Probus, St. Stephen's in Brannel, Cuby, Veryan, St. Keverne comprising 4,420 Acres (Outlying Portions of the Estates of The Right Honourable Viscount Falmouth)... to be offered for Sale by Auction... at the Concert Hall, Truro... 9th, 11th, & 12th September, 1919. 118pp., folio, 13 (of 15) folding coloured plans. Detailed schedules giving cultivation etc. 6" tear along spine in front wrap. 1919. £85.00
    This was part one of a two-part sale. Part II was held on 18th September. Includes Buckshead House, with Chapel, Nansmeor Farm, Hendra Farm, Trerice Farm, Killivose Farm, Treworthen Farm, Killyfrews Farm, Nancolleth Farm, Tredinnick Farm, houses in St. Enoder etc.


  41. St. Minver LEASE of a newly-erected dwelling houses in the Church Town of St. Minver with the wastrel adjoining, William Sandys to Thomas Mably. On paper, 19" x 27", repaired tear 12" along one fold. Two wax seals. Unsigned, note on verso 'not executed' under heading 'Anthony's House'. 1794. £12.00

  42. Stratton, Marhamchurch GRANT of lands and tenements in Estedownerewe (Downrow), Westdownerewe (Whitstone), Noriscombe and Tettiston in Hilton (in Marhamchurch), and in Stratton, John Edwards, Robert Frenche, parson of the Church of Thornbury (Devon, John Cleverdon and William Molton. Vellum, size 7" x 12", 16 lines in Latin, tag, but wax seal missing, small hole between two lines. Witnessed by John Sapcott, John Chechester, Lewis Pollard. 20th October, 1500. £150.00
    The properties were to go to the grantor's wife Joan on his death, and if there were no heirs, to John Speccote, knight. The attornies were John Huchin and John Glanfield.


  43. Talland APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Saint Mabyn, in the County of Cornwall. 15pp., folio, thin card wraps, cloth spine. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, no. on Plan, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge. 1839. £90.00
    Includes East and West Looe, Polperro, Watergate, Porthallow, Killigarth, Polkeres.


  44. Treffry Estates AN ACT enabling Trustees to grant Leases of Part of the Estates of Susanna Ann Treffry Dormer and Jane Treffry Dormer, Infants, and to invest the Monies, arising from the Leases to be granted in Fines, in the Purchase of Real Estates.... 11pp, docket title on verso of last leaf. Recent cloth boards. Act of Parliament. 1791. £28.00
    Concerns lands at Fowey, Lanteglos, Golant 'all and all Manner of Tin Tolls, Tyn Mines, and Loads and Veins of Tyn, of the said Thomas Treffry arising or to be gotten within the Parishes of Kenwyn and Gwennats....'


  45. Tregonetha, St. Wenn ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 33 S.W. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 18", linen-backed and folding into 4to marbled endpapers, printed label. Revised 1905. £10.00
    Covers Castle-an-Dinas, Little Brynn, Demelza, St. Wenn


  46. Trewannion Estate, Lesnewth PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 403 Acres, for Sale by Auction... 5th April, 1949. 9pp., sm. folio. Lacks plan. 1949. £15.00
    'For generations this Estate has been known to be one of the best stock raising properties in North Cornwall...' Includes Churchtown Farm, Trewannion Farm.


  47. Wadebridge, Egloshayle, St. Kew, Bodmin ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of portions of the Pencarrow Estate, 4,142 Acres... to be offered in Blocks... at the Town Hll, Wadebridge, 7th day of September, 1945... 31pp., large 4to, wraps, four (of five) coloured folding plans loosely inserted. 22 photographic views on 4 plates. 1945. £50.00
    The estates belonged to the Molesworth-St. Aubyn Company. Includes the Cornish Arms Hotel, Wadebridge, Pawton Manor, Pawton and Plmorla Mills, Great Bodiniel near Wadebridge, Fishing Rights in the River Camel, etc.



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    Cumberland


  48. Drigg GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. 99 N.E. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in margin. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1905. £20.00
    Almost two-thirds of the map is sea area.


  49. Manor of Dufton ADMISSION at a Court Baron of Edward Millward, 11th July, 1772, of William Ellwood to a messuage and part of a tenement formerly belonging to John Lowes and Two Cattlegaits in Dufton Pike and two in Flaskhow. Printed form with manuscript inserts, oblong foolscap. 1772. £15.00

  50. 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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    Derbyshire


  51. Castleton AN ACT for regulating the Proceedings in Personal Actions in the.... Courts Baron of the Hundreds of High Peak and Manor of Castleton.... Cover leaf + 30pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1760. £15.00

  52. Derby AN ACT for paving, cleansing, lighting and otherwise improving, the Streets, Lanes, and other publick Passages within the Borough of Derby and for selling a certain Piece of Waste Ground called Nun's Green.... 44pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. plus cover sheet. 1792. £16.00

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

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


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    Devon


  55. Ashburton TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION By Mr. Ed. Sawdye at the Golden-Lion Hotel, Ashburton, Thursday the 25th of May 1865, The Fee-Simple of All That Rich Pasture Field called Emmett's Park. Poster, size 15" x 9", traces of folds. 1865. £18.00

  56. Ashton, Kenn, Thorverton AN ACT for Confirming and Establishing the Partition of the Estates late of Sir George Chudleigh.... Tryphena Davie and John Pollexfen; and for settling the several specifick Shares thereof.... and for authorizing Leases to be made of divers Parts of the Premises. 25pp, small folio, attractive engraved headpiece showing pelican and young, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1745. £18.00

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

  58. Aylesbeare PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Two Highly Desirable Valuable Freehold Farms, viz. 'Rill Farm' and 'Homer Dairy'.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction by Messrs. Hussey & Son.... Friday June 17th, 1921.... 12pp., sm. folio, wraps, coloured folding plan. 1921. £18.00
    Part of Lord Clinton's Estate.


  59. Banfield (J) VIEWS OF NORTH DEVON. Being 20 engraved vignette views, size approx. 3" x 4". Title page. Original blindstamp cloth with gilt title, cloth faded and slightly 'cockled'. c1860. £95.00
    One of the views, of 'The Ilfracombe Hotel' is not uniform with the others.


  60. Barnstaple & Ilfracombe GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, fully hand-coloured, overall size approx. 25" x 37", folding to 8vo marbled paper sides. Key in sea area. c1896. £50.00
    Shows the area from Barnstaple to Countisbury, Exmoor as far as Simondsbath, much of the map is sea area.


  61. Barnstaple INFORMATION TO OBTAIN A WARRANT Printed form, sm. folio, folded and rather creased, with details in MS., setting out how Count Melkiewicz of Barnstaple falsely obtained 2 gold watches from John Gaydon of Barnstaple, Silversmith, and then offered one to John Gould, Pawnbroker. Signed by Justice. 1863. £12.00

  62. Bell-ringing GUILD OF DEVONSHIRE RINGERS Meeting at Ottery St. Mary 1894. Photograph, size 9" x 11", showing a large group of approx. 60 man and a few young boys, grouped in front of an ivy-covered wall, the first three rows seated, others standing, a few in the front row holding hand-bells, and others holding bell-ropes. Titled in pencil on the print. Small tear at top edge, repaired on verso. 1894. £25.00

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


  64. Buckland Brewer CASH RECEIVED AT BUCKLAND COURT Nov. 7, 1770, and Nov. 11, 1772. 2 items, each 3p., small folio, recording names and amount of chief or rack rent paid. Each folded with docket title. 1770-2. £12.00

  65. Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth Railway AN ACT for enabling the Sidmouth Railway Company to extend their Railway at Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth.... 20pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1876. £17.00

  66. Chulmleigh AGREEMENT whereby Matilda Wadland agrees to give up to Henry Wadland the possession of the Estate of Newnham. He agrees to pay for the livestock and machinery, excepting certain items of silver listed. 2p, sm. folio, in MS. 1878. £8.00

  67. Colscott AN ACCOUNT OF THE PAYMENTS AND DISBURSEMENTS out of the Rent of late Gregory's Estate in Colscott, 1731. 55 payments listed, mainly with a name followed by a sum of money but also includes money paid for reed, 'glazing the windows', Land Tax, etc. 2 pages, on 2 sheets sm. folio. On the verso of the two sheets are earlier account, 1662-3, listing money lent, and 'Disbursed by her mother Mrs Susan Rolle from the 21st of April 1662 to 7th My 1663, and by her Bill 'payd for A years rent for the Chamber due 25 March... where the bonds and Accounts are kept... 5s', 'for paper & ink... 6d', 'spent at Torrington for Dyett, Wyne and horsemeate for 3 days & 2 nights when he made up the Accounts...' signed by Henry Stevens and Wm. Bayly, 1662. 1662 and 1731. £20.00

  68. 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.


  69. Devon and Somerset Railway Company AN ACT for enabling the Devon and Somerset Railway Company to take lands, to raise additional capital.... 9pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Some dustmarking on first page. 1874. £16.00

  70. Devonport printing ELIZA The youth's Recitor. No. 8. Poem in three stanzas printed on one side only, 9" x 8", title in large bold lettering, with a woodcut showing a solider discovering his dead wife, shot by a stray ball from the battle. Decorative border. Edges brittle and slightly browned, edges chipped. A few foxing spots, slight browning. Columbian Printing Office, James-street, Devonport: c1840. £20.00

  71. East Ashford (Manor of) COUNTERPART LEASE for granting of one life and exchanging of another... in Ashford Wear Fishery. Sir Charles Warwick Bampfylde, Bart., John Ffownes Luttrell of Dunster Castle, to Lewis Bynon, Yeoman, of 'all that Wear or Fishery commonly known as Ashford Wear Fishery... in Barnstaple River...' Vellum, size 25" x 30", signed by Bynon with wax seal. 1800. £36.00
    Sir Charles was assasinated in Montague Square in London, in 1823, aged 71. A former servant, in a fit of misplaced jealousy, shot him and then shot himself.


  72. East Stonehouse Chapel AN ACT for rebuilding the Chapel of East Stonehouse.... Black Letter. 9pp, small folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1787. £16.00

  73. East Teignmouth AN ACT For Dividing and Inclosing certain Tracts or Parcels of Moor, Common, or Waste Grounds within, and Parcel of the Manor of East Teignmouth.... 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1812. £17.00

  74. Exe Estuary ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXII. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 24" x 35". Mounted on linen, folding to small 4to, inserted in red slipcase with Stanford label and small key map. Folding into marbled endpapers. The road from Lyme Regis to Newton Bushell via Exeter has been lined in grey ink. Printed from an Electrotype c1870. £35.00

  75. Exeter and Crediton Railway AN ACT to enable the Exeter and Crediton Railway company to enlarge their Cowley Bridge Station, and to raise a further amount of capital.... 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1850. £9.00

  76. 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

  77. Exmouth & Budleigh Salterton Water AN ACT for better supplying with Water Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, and the adjoining Districts within the Parishes of Littleham and Exmouth, Withycombe Raleigh, and East Budleigh.... 8pp, disbound, small folio. Act of Parliament. 1864. £12.00

  78. Great Torrington ASSIGNMENT to Christiana Maria Stevens of Roborough, widow by William Colwill of Great Torrington, Fuller, of Mr. Toll's house in South Street in Great Torrington. 1p., folio, wax seal. 1760... together with... Assignment of a house in South Street, Mary Power to William Colwill. 1p. folio, signed with small wax seal. 2 items. 1760. £14.00

  79. Honiton WILL of Ann Hook of Honiton, Spinster. Attested copy made 1855. 3p., folio. 1834. £14.00
    Refers to her messuage in Yonder Street, Ottery St. Mary.


  80. Ilfracombe LEASE of two closes of land in Broomhill, Ilfracombe, George Burgoyne to William Blackmore. Vellum, size 11" x 25", wax seal on tag. Vellum slightly darkened in places 1682. £28.00

  81. Ilfracombe WILL of Nathaniel Vye of Rosemount, Ilfracombe, Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Devon. 4p., folio. Will dated 1883, probate copy 1888. £10.00
    Leaves his effects to Walter Raleigh Gilbert of Bodmin, legacies to the Tyrell Cottage Hospital, Mission to Seamen, etc.


  82. Knight (J) PLAN DE TOR-BAY, BABACON-BAY et l'Entree de Dartmouth leve en 1790 Par le Cape. J. Knight Officier de la Marine Anglaise et Publie Par l'Ordre du Contre-Amiral Decres Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies au Depot de la Marine en l'An XII. Engraved chart with outline hand colouring in three colours, size 30" x 22", plus wide margins, traces of central fold. Scale bar in 'Milles Marins', scale 5" = 2 milles marins. Two coloured sections at top, showing Berry Head and Bob's Nose. Covers area from Coombs to Teignmouth. Shows buildings at Kingswere, Dartmouth, Brixham, Paignton, Warren House, Torquay, Teignmouth, soundings around coast and in estuary, marks points where William of Orange landed, where water available at low tide etc. Rocky cliffs, sandy beaches shown. Depot de la Marine 1790. £200.00

  83. Knight (J) PLAN DE TOR-BAY, BABACON-BAY et l'Entree de Dartmouth leve en 1790 Par le Cape. J. Knight Officier de la Marine Anglaise et Publie Par l'Ordre du Contre-Amiral Decres Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies au Depot de la Marine en l'An XII. Engraved chart with outline hand colouring in three colours, size 30" x 22", plus wide margins, traces of central fold. Scale bar in 'Milles Marins', scale 5" = 2 milles marins. Two coloured sections at top, showing Berry Head and Bob's Nose. Covers area from Coombs to Teignmouth. Shows buildings at Kingswere, Dartmouth, Brixham, Paignton, Warren House, Torquay, Teignmouth, soundings around coast and in estuary, marks points where William of Orange landed, where water available at low tide etc. Rocky cliffs, sandy beaches shown. Depot de la Marine 1790. £200.00

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

  85. Langtree and Frithelstock VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES EXTENDING OVER 749 ACRES Divided into Six Farms... for Sale by Public Auction by Messts. Kivell & Harris at the New Inn Hotel, Bideford, 30th day of July, 1907. Poster printed in red and black, folded, size 23" x 29". 1907. £18.00
    The farms are 'Knaworthy', 'Bibbeare', 'Ashbury', 'Hollamoor', 'Southcott', 'Smithacott'.


  86. Little Torrington PLAN OF SOUTH HOLE Manuscript sketch plan in ink on waxed cotton. Size 25" x 40", folds. Shows lands adjacent to river, fields with acreage in red ink, buildings... together with... Printed plan of the same estate, prepared for an auction, together with a letter about the sale of the woodland, 1923. c1900. £12.00

  87. Little Torrington TIMBER TREES Ash, Oak, Larch, Sycamore... Felled and now lying in Cross Wood, and numbered in white paint... for Sale by Auction... 17th June, 1895. Poster, size 25" x 20", listing 11 Lots. Record of prices reached on verso. Some small splits at central vertical fold, repaired neatly on verso. 1895. £18.00
    Includes beech, chestnut, etc. and 'some famous larch trees'. There were 492 trees.


  88. Little Torrington HILL FARM... FIELDS OF LUXURIANT GRASS to be Sold by Auction, on the Farm... May 10th, 1893... Poster, size 20" x 15", folded. Printed in large letters. Lists the names of 18 fields, whether Clover, Seeds, etc., with acreage. At the bottom is a small hand pointing to the sentence 'Many of the Lots may be cut and carried off'. 1893. £18.00

  89. Little Torrington POSTER advertising sale by tender of 93 oak, 11 ash, 1 beech and 78 fir standing at Hill Farm, March, 1896. Size 23" x 17", folds. Bideford, March 9th, 1896. £15.00

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


  91. Littleham & Exmouth LEASE of land called the Bushy Park, comprising 8 acres with strip of land to make a road, Lord Rolle to Thomas Moon. Large vellum sheet, signed Rolle with wax seal. Ink very slightly faded but always easily legible. 1821. £12.00

  92. Lundy THE CASTLE IN THE ISLE OF LUNDY Copper engraving, size 3" x 4", later hand-colouring. In cream card mount with gold and black lines. Overall size of mount 7" x 9". c1770. £18.00

  93. Milton Damerel POSTER Advertising sale by Auction at Bideford on 7th Sept. 1880 of Freehold Estates in the Parish of Milton Damerel, extending over 388 acres, divided into three farms... Size 35" x 22", folds, some slight wear at main fold. 1880. £18.00
    'A considerable portion of the Estate is bounded by the River Torridge in which Trout abound....'


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

  95. Newton Abbot AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Township of Newton Abbot, and other Townships, Parishes, and Places.... 27pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1840. £12.00

  96. Newton Poppleford BOND of William Rugg of Sidmouth, Chair Maker, to John Robins, for £300. 1p, printed with manuscript inserts, small wax seal has been torn off. Signed by Rugg and 2 witnesses. 1792. £12.00

  97. North Lew BOND of Thomas and William Smale of North Lew, yeomen, to Christiana Maria Stevens of Cross in Little Torrington, for £200. 1p., small folio, printed with ms. inserts. 2 small wax seals with a two-headed eagle, signed with their marks by the Smales. Blank conjoint leaf. On verso is a record of payments 1757-9 and a slip pinned to it recording payments to 1765. Note added concerning a mortgage. 1757. £26.00

  98. Peters (E), Published by PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW ALBUM of Millbrook, Kingsand and Whitsands. Published by E. Peters, General & Fancy Draper, Stationery, Toys &c. 16 views in album, printed on glossy pinkish paper, decorative gilt boards, size 7" x 9". c1910. £16.00

  99. Plymouth ALBUM of 16 views. Sepia photographic views, tipped on to buff leaves, buff paper wraps, white title on wrap. Each plate titled in white in the view. Tissue guards. n.d. c1910. £20.00
    Includes Royal Albert Bridge, Royal Hotel, with trams outside, Calstock.


  100. Plymouth Boundaries REPORT OF THE PROPOSED BOROUGH OF PLYMOUTH, with a Description of the proposed Boundary. 2pp, with a folding lithographed plan, hand-coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £20.00

  101. Plymouth Docks AN ACT for making Compensation to the Proprietors of such Lands and Hereditaments as have been purchased for the better securing His Majesty's Docks, Ships, and Stores at Chatham, Portsmouth and Plymouth, and for better fortifying the Town of Portsmouth, and Citadel of Plymouth, in pursuance of an Act of the last Session of Parliament... 8pp., small folio, disbound. Black Letter. Act of Parliament. 1759. £12.00

  102. Plymouth IMPROVED PATENT OIL CABINETS Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Association Ltd., Millbay Road, Plymouth. List No. 6. Brochure advertising Cabinets for Engine Rooms, 4pp., 4to, printed in red and black, with illustrations. A few damp spots at corners. July 1907. £12.00

  103. Plymouth SCHOOL PROJECT HISTORY OF PLYMOUTH Manuscript in school exercise book, Plymouth High School for Girls. 46 pages, 4to, stiff wraps with label. With ink drawings, 2 photographs of Elizabethan houses in New St. Detailed description of buildings, e.g. each window in Guildhall. July 1933. £12.00

  104. Plymouth TRADE CARD of Lethbridge & Cridland, Milliners, Haberdashers & Hosiers, 40, Old Town Street... Cloaks, Mantles, &c, French Flowers, Straw and Fancy Bonnets... Engraved card size approx. 3" x 2", decorative type faces with many calligraphic flourishes. Printed by W. Haddy, Old Town St. c1850. £12.00

  105. Seaton BILL of E.D. Good, Practical Watch & Clock Maker, Jeweller &c., Fore St., Seaton. Small 8vo, printed heading. Made out for a new mainspring for a gold watch, and a ring. Foxing. 1884. £6.00

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

  107. Sidmouth to Collumpton to Hele Mouth Road AN ACT for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Sidmouth to Collumpton, and also to or near to Hele Mouth in the Parish of Bradninch.... 11pp., sm. folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1844. £14.00

  108. Spreat (W), Publisher PLYMOUTH, FROM MOUNT EDGECUMBE New Docks, Millbay, West Hoe, The Hoe. Dedicated by special permission to the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Mount Edgecumbe. Fine tinted lithograph, size 9" x 14", plus wide margins (overall size 15" x 22") showing the town from across the river, citadel on the left, shipping in river, hills in far distance. Tear at bottom edge just reaching into bottom line of title, 2" tear and 1" tear at top edge, and a piece torn away at edge about the size of a thumb-print. A few light foxing spots in margins. Somers Cocks No. 2328. c1845. £70.00

  109. St. Giles-in-the-Heath and Luffincott PLANS, PARTICULARS, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF TWO EXCELLENT BARTON FARMS Known as "Carey Barton," St. Giles, "Luffincott Barton" (Parish of Luffincott).... To be Sold by Public Auction At the White Hart Hotel, Launceston, On Tuesday, September 30th, 1913. Messrs. J. Kittow & Son, of Launceston. With 2 large coloured folding plans, 7pp, folio, original printed wraps, few short tears and slightly dusty to lower margins. 1913. £45.00

  110. Stoke Climsland COUNTERPART LEASE of a share in a tenement called North Norton in Stoke Climsland, John Holdsworth of Dartmouth, to John Call of Whiteford. Vellum, size 23" x 27", wax seal. Small area of browning, not affecting legibility. 1779. £18.00

  111. Tavistock, Okehampton, Bodmin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 136 and 137. 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition. Two single sheets, unfolded, printed in blue and black, each size 24" x 30". 1933. £16.00

  112. Tawstock ASSIGNMENT OF A MORTGAGE between Richard Stevens of Frithelstock, Johan Dewe of Tawstock, Widow, and Henry Beere of Roborough, of part of Rolston Down. Vellum, size 19" x 27", small chipped wax seal. 1719. £24.00
    The writer has been forced to write in a smaller and smaller hand as he gets near the bottom edge of the vellum, and continues on the back.


  113. Tiverton Boundaries REPORT OF THE PROPOSED BOROUGH OF TIVERTON with a Description of the proposed Boundary. 2pp, with a folding lithographed plan, hand-coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £18.00

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

  115. Uplyme AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Uplyme.... 28pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1841. £17.00


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  116. Athelhampton, LEASE of a messuage or dwellinghouse and farm at Adminstone otherwise Athelhampston in Dorset, situate in the parishes of Athelhampston, Puddlestown and Tincleton, John Wadham Floyer to John Pain, yeoman. Three large vellum sheets, sized 24" x 30"., wax seal. 1850. £14.00

  117. Beaminster FINAL AGREEMENT William Dunning, plaintiff and William Richards and Susannah his wife Deforciants of a messuage, orchard, 50 acres of meadow, 160 acres of pasture, 40 acres of furze and heath in Beaminster, South Perrot, Mosterton, Chappell and Langdon. Vellum, size 7" x 19". 1736. £18.00

  118. Beere Hackett CONVEYANCE IN FEE of tenement in Knighton within the parish of Beere Hackett, in trust, William Newman of Dulish to Edward Osmond of Steeple in the Isle of Purbeck, in settlement on the marriage of his son William Newman with Osmond's daughter Honor. Vellum, 21" x 24", 63 lines, signed by four parties, four tags, but lacking small wax seals. Attractive large calligraphic initial letter with flourishes. 1649. £45.00
    Commonwealth period deed. Names the various lands involved.


  119. Biles (Bert), Weymouth ALBUM OF VIEWS OF WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND 10 pages of views, one in colour, album size 9" x 12", stiff printed wraps, plus 2 pages of descriptive text (printed in gold) and two coloured views pasted inside front and back wrap. Staples rusty. c1910. £18.00
    Includes fine double page panorama of Weymouth, view of workings at Quarry, Portland.


  120. Bournemouth SALES PARTICULARS Three sale particulars for houses in Bournemouth; 8 Clifton Road, 1928, 5 Cavendish Place, 1934, 'Vincit', Pinecliffe Avenue, 1948. 8vo and 4to, with photos on front wraps. 1928-48. £15.00

  121. Bridport Deanery TO THE CLERGY, PAROCHIAL REPRESENTATIVES and Others of the Four Portions of the Deanery of Bridport. Printed letter from the four Rural Deans concerning the setting up of a Special Mission, as 'there is need of such a spiritual Reviving in this District'. 2pp., 4to. Lent 1878. £8.00

  122. Corfe Mullen RENTAL OF THE ESTATE OF ST. JOHN COVENTRY ESQ. At Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Large account book, size 15" x 10", morocco label on front boards with title as above, full reversed calf. 137 double page spreads, listing rents received, with tenants' names, and sums paid out on his behalf by James Chislett (presumably estate manager) on the upkeep of the estate, taxes, repairs to farms and cottages, wages, building, etc. 1859-1863. £200.00
    Many of the expenses listed are to do with Henbury House, and Knowle: 'Jane Florance 18 days due for scrubbing rooms at Knowle House', 'W. Wilson for Fruit Trees planted in Henbury Garden... £5.2s', 'Paid Saml. Lovell for building new bakehouses at the cottages at Waterloo... £13.10s', 'To my charge for preparing Map and Terrier and colouring Map distinguishing each Tenant's holding...'


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


  124. Gall and Inglis THE 'HALF INCH' MAP OF ENGLAND for Cyclists, Tourists. etc. Sheet 10. Folding map printed in black and brown, folding into printed limp cloth wraps, 12mo. The word 'Dorset' written in ink on front wrap. c1910. £9.00

  125. Lyme Regis LETTER from Charles Wanklyn, Lyme Regis, 27th Oct. 1935. To 'My dear Lang', congratulating him on his admirable preface, and pointing out two small errors, saying that Lankester will arrive soon and he would like him to see the preface. Says the fight with the Borough Council continues 'but I will not see the Museum wronged (underlined). As you know, for the greater part of my time I have been acting as sole Trustee. Is it conceivable that, twice since 1928 and acting by myself alone, I have compelled the Borough Council to eat its own resolutions... once in 1931 and the second in 1938.... to carry them through is a great strain on me... and all this time I work for them with all my heart, soul and strength...' 4p., 8vo, headed notepaper. 1935. £10.00
    Wanklyn was the author of books on Lyme Regis.


  126. Lyme Regis LETTER from Zachary Edwards to 'My dear Walter', dated Lyme Regis, 27th March 1893. 4p., small 8vo. Tear at fold in the two leaves. Says he has at last obtained 'the Mirror for the 18th Feb.' and finds the account of the seige of Lyme is taken out of Roberts' History verbatim 'The whole is the work of an ignorant copyist, either Turner himself or Baker the shoemaker.... I believe there are two copies in existence of the Diary of the siege - the original which formerly belonged to Lisle Ffollett, & which I presume to be now in Mary Tucker's possession & a Mss copy taken of it by Roberts with Ffollett's leave...' Says he would be tempted to rewrite Roberts if he could get hold of any additional information. 1893. £14.00
    Zachary Edwards was the author of Mate's Guide to Lyme Regis. He was mayor from 1887-90 and 1902-14. 'Walter' was probably Walter Wingate.


  127. Lyme Regis LETTER from R.W. Harrison to Henry Woodward, dated 17 Weech Road, N.W., Oct. 1. 01. 2p., small 8vo. Says he may remember his letter of August about the discovery of a complete Ichthyosaurus at Charmouth 'you then suggested my obtaining a photograph of the beast'. Says he is enclosing a photograph which would help him judge if it would be worth 'taking any steps to secure it or not...' (photograph not present). 1901. £20.00
    Henry Woodward wrote many articles on the geology of the area in the 1880's and 1890's.


  128. Lyme Regis THREE LETTERS to Dr. Lang, from different correspondents. Comprises: letter from G. Lister, Lyme Regis, saying he is enclosing a list of mosses collected in the neighbourhood, and that he is bringing (illegible but connected to 'Lr. Lias') for 'restoration by your special artist' and then hopes to give it to Lyme Museum. Says Dr. Wingrave may never be well again 'and what will happen to the Museum fossils?'; letter from Mr. Weld, Chideock, thanking him for a copy of his pamphlet; letter from E. Le Crozier Lancaster, saying he and Wanklyn are keen on the painting of the diorama 'which should be a great attraction & from which Wanklyn hopes to learn something about 'this damned Lias', and discusses how they should pay for it. Goes on to discuss the casts of the Harrison fossils and Harrison's books 'the fossils I will keep back until you can come and decide how they are to be exhibited'. Each 2-3 pages, 8vo. 1929-38. £18.00
    Dr. Lang was Keeper of Geology at the British Museum. He retired to Lyme.


  129. Melcombe Regis WILL of Mary Petty. Attested copy on 7p sm. folio. 1858. £9.00
    Details her bequests of 'purple & gold Dresden china' etc.


  130. Montague (Ja.) THE DEFENDANT'S CASE. HENRY HAYWARD Executor of John Hayward, Defendant. Dame Mary Kinsey, Widow, Plaintiff. In a Writ of Error upon a Judgment of the King's Bench, Reversing a Judgment in the Common Pleas. To be heard at the Bar of the House of Lords on Wednesday the 29th of April 1702. Single printed sheet, size 14" x 11", folds, title on verso. Gives a summary of 'The Case upon the Record.... ' Small British Library stamp on verso, with red 'Discard' stamp. Contemporary MS note at foot of page "Note the Court of Common. Pleas was not unanimous in giveing their Judgment." [London? 1702] £75.00
    Not in Mayo's Bibliotheca Dorsetiensis.
    Concerns a writ by Sir Thomas Kinsey "directed to the Sheriff of Dorset, commanding him to attach the said Henry, to answer.... Why he broke his Close with Force and Arms in Dorsetshire".


  131. National Farmers' Union, Dorset County Branch CALENDAR BLOTTER FOR 1932-3. 4to, stiff green covers with photo of County Chairman, 7pp of local adverts, plus calendar, and information on branches etc. 1923. £7.00

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


  133. Turner (John), Printer THE LYME REGIS MIRROR Charmouth, Uplyme and Rousdon News and Advertiser. April 7 1900... together with... Lyme Regis Mirror, March 24 1900. Each 8 pages, top of pages uncut. Some slight wear at horizontal folds and tear in first page of the first copy. 1900. £8.00

  134. Wambrook LEASE FOR A YEAR of plot of twelve acres late part of Bewley Down, Thomas Lawrence to William Palmer. Vellum, size 15" x 19", wax seal. 1814. £14.00

  135. Wambrook RELEASE in Fee of a Piece of Land in Wambrook, Thomas Lawrence to the Revd. W. Palmer. Vellum, two large sheets, two wax seals. Ink slightly rubbed at two folds. 1814. £18.00

  136. West Chickerill AN ACT for Dividing and Allotting the Open and Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in Putton alias Podington, in the Village or Tything of Easton in the Parish of Chickerill alias West Chickerill... 16pp., small folio, separately paginated, disbound. Floral headpiece. Docket title. Act of Parliament. 1789. £18.00

  137. Weymouth and Melcombe Regis AN ACT for the better ascertaining, recovering, and collecting, certain Duties commonly called petty Customs, or Wharfage, payable upon the Importation and Exportation of Goods and Merchandizes into, or out of the Harbour of the Borough and Town of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis.... and also of Ballast and Harbour-duties payable in respect of Ships and Vessels.... Cover leaf + 14pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1749. £18.00

  138. Wingrave (Wyatt) THREE OFFPRINTS Reprinted from 'Pulman's Weekly News' Comprises: 'Lyme Regis In History. The Flight of Charles II', and 'A Lyme Regis Court. Town Business in 1830' (1930), and 'Sunlight at Lyme Regis'(1932). The first two 1p., small folio, the last one 8vo... together with an offprint from 'The Museums Journal' 1923 headed 'Lyme Regis Museum of Geology & Archaeology' extolling the work of the honorary curator, Dr. Wingrave. 1930 and 1932. £14.00


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  139. Norham DEED OF COVENANT TO PRODUCE DEED and Writings with a Schedule of the same, Hannah Forster to Susan Forster.. 1776. Two large vellum sheets, signed Susannah Forster with wax seal, listing numerous deeds from 1688 to 1772, relating to messuage in Norham, part of Mount Carmel, a moiety of Netherham, fisheries in the River Tweed. Two large vellum sheets, some slight discoloration... together with... DEMISE of 155 acres of land in the parish of Norham called Mount Carmel, and other lands in Norham, Susanna Forster to Nicholas Dodshun. 1782. 2 items. 1776-82. £26.00

  140. Ormiston and Glass, Publishers SUNDERLAND Album of photolitho views. 12 views on a folding strip, folding into heavily embossed cloth boards, 4" x 6", advert for Ormiston & Glass inside back board. Split between view pasted to front board and the next view, some spotting in inner margins of last four views. c1880. £14.00
    Views include The New Bridge (with paddle steamer etc.), Railway Station (outside and interior), Fawcett Street


  141. Stockton-on-Tees PLAYBILL for October 8th, 1863. advertising 'Warlock of the Glen', 'Voice From the Streets; Or, A Poor Girl's Temptations!', 'Rob Roy', 'The Ghost, The Ghost' etc. Size 29" x 10", folds. Name of plays in very large type. Patches of browning throughout. Heavisides, Printer, Finkle-Street, Stockton, 1863. £17.00

  142. Walker, Printer THE SAILOR'S FAREWELL and The Rover of the Seas. Slip ballad, size 10" x 7", printed in two columns with a woodcut illustration above each song, the first showing a man hitting a sailor with a girl, the sailor waving his hat, the other a sailing ship. Attractive border. Number 14 in bottom margin. Walker, Printer, Durham: c1840. £22.00


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  143. Colchester EASTERN COUNTIES IDIOT ASYLUM Colchester. The favour of your Votes and Interest, at the next and following Elections is earnestly solicited on behalf of George Sturgeon, Aged 8 Years, An Idiot from Birth and Blind; Son of James and Mary Anne Sturgeon, of Pakenham, Suffolk, who have five other children. The case is Strongly Recommended by... Card printed on one side, size 3" x 4". c1870. £9.00
    List 8 notables supporting the cause.


  144. Colchester printing THE BUGLER Song in six verses, at the bottom is printed in large letters 'The above is Sung Nightly with Enormous Success by Harry Cousings, Late 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers'. Horizontal folds, small repaired split at edge of one fold, a few small spots. Brown & Son, Eastern Express Printing Works, Colchester. c1880. £8.00
    With pencil note in margin, probably contemporary 'Jan. 14th 1888. At the Sir Colin Campbell, Colchester'.


  145. 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.


  146. Theydon Bois, Abridge, Stapleford Abbots ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LVIII. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Some fields shaded in watercolour, marked with ink numbers, presumably relating to auction sale. 1880. £20.00


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    Gloucestershire


  147. Almondsbury CONVEYANCE of two Cottages and Gardens situate at the Black Horse Hill, and land adjoining the road from Bristol to Passage House, Elizabeth Taylor to William Webb. Large vellum sheet, three wax seals. 1864. £13.00

  148. Barton Regis, near Bristol CONVEYANCE of a piece of ground called the Lamb Ground, near Wade Street, part of which is to be laid out to a street, Nathaniel Wade of Bristol to George Strickland of Somerton, Carpenter. Vellum sheet, size 26" x 30", signed with his mark by Strickland, wax seal. Waterstains down 10" of two vertical folds, and part of central horizontal fold, with text in these areas faded and only just legible. 1712. £18.00
    Nathaniel Wade had been involved in Monmouth's Rebellion, but had turned King's Evidence. Apparently the bridge over the River Frome in Wade Street was known as 'Traitor's Bridge'. The land is described on the verso as 'ground without Lawford's Gate'.


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

  150. Cheltenham Turnpike Trust AN ACT to continue the Cheltenham Turnpike Trust.... 12pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1863. £10.00

  151. Chipping Sodbury area ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Seven maps. Colour-printed, flat sheets, scale 1: 25,000 (2" to the mile), each sheet measuring approx. 18" x 19". Sheet nos 31/68 (Frampton Cotterell, Alveston, Iron Acton), ST78 (Chipping Sodbury, Wickwar), ST58 (Almondsbury, Chittening), S070 (Frampton on Severn, Lower Cam), ST69 (Oldbury, Berkeley), SST88 (Great Badminton, Didmarton), ST77 (Tormarton, Marshfield). Provisional Editions 1950's. £26.00
    Compiled from 6" sheets, fully revised early 1900's, with later minor revisions.


  152. Elberton, Olveston, Stoke Bishop SETTLEMENT of the Manors of Elberton, Olveston and Compton and an estate at Stoke Bishop, on the Marriage of Catherine Jefferies and Henry Lippincott. 11 very large vellum sheets, with memorandum on verso of one sheet, five wax seals. Some slight browning on last sheet. Outside of deed dusty. 1774. £40.00

  153. Forest of Dean Encroachments AN ACT to extend until the First Day of January One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Time within which Conveyances may be made on behalf of the Crown of, and Disputes settled with regard to, Encroachments in the Forest of Dean. 2pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1844. £13.00

  154. Frampton upon Severn WILL of John Hieron of Frampton, 1776. 2p, folio, attested copy taken in 1787. Leaves his estate at Frampton 'lately purchased of Thomas Loveday of Painswick' to his three sons. 1787. £22.00
    Also refers to 'one acre of land in the Nassfield'.


  155. Great Washbourne PARTICULARS AND PLAN of a Valuable.... Estate Situate in the Parish of Great Washbourne which will be Sold by Auction at the Swan Hotel, Tewkesbury... 6th Day of September, 1854. Folio, folded, 2pp plus hand-coloured lithographed plan on third page, with reference table giving names of fields and acreage. Some slight wear at folds in page with plan. 1854. £24.00

  156. Horsley, Analytical Chemist MR. J. HORSLEY Consulting and Analytical Chemist... Begs to call the attention of the Medical Profession... Agriculturalists, and the Public generally, to the following Scale of Fees and Charges... Single 4to sheet, printed on one side only, listing charges for Assaying Ores, Testing Water, Analysing Guano, Soils, Manures, etc. '389 High St. Cheltenham' in ms. at bottom. Traces of folds. n.d. c1880. £16.00

  157. Iron Acton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a dwelling house newly built by William Thomas, with Craddock's Wood and Lawrence's Wood, Arthur Trewman of Westerleigh and others to Walter Chapman of Bristol, Tanner. Vellum, size 17" x 25", engraved heading with coat of arms, signed by 5 parties with wax seals showing an animal. Some slight browning in parts. 1717. £26.00

  158. Parish of Winterbourne AN ACT to remove Doubts as to the Division of the Parish of Winterbourne in the County of Gloucester into Two Parishes. Pages numbered 409-414, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1841. £12.00

  159. Shenton (T) Printer PLAYBILL advertising Mr. Fisher's Benefit, 'on which occasion.... his sister Miss Clara Fisher.... will make her Last Appearance in an entirely new Piece called the Ten Mowbrays, in which she will Personate Ten Different Characters!!!'. Size 17" x 7", two small repairs at top edge where paper inserted into tears. Print on large black letters rather grainy. T. Shenton, Printer, Rose and Crown Passage, Cheltenham: 1826. £35.00
    Includes the 'melo Dramatic Spectacle 'The Wild Man of the Woods'.


  160. Shenton (T), Printer POSTER advertising Mr Kemble's appearance for one night only at the Theatre Royal Cheltenham, in Henry the Fourth, Saturday, July 26, 1828. 'The Distinguished Amateurs have kindly consented to give their Assistance'. Size 15" x 8", printed in an interesting variety of large decorative typefaces. A light crease running vertically down the paper at the time of printing and presumably later flattened out has caused a small fault in some letters in the top six inches of the poster. Small number in ink in top corner. T. Shenton, Printer, Rose and Crown Passage, Cheltenham. 1826. £40.00
    Kemble played Hotspur. The play was followed by the 'celebrated Farce of Husbands & Wives'.


  161. Tetbury Land AN ACT for vesting certain Common Fields and Waste Grounds within the Town and Borough and Parish of Tetbury, in the County of Gloucester, in Trustees, discharged of any Right of Common therein, and upon certain Trusts declared thereof. 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Two tears to inner margins of all leaves. 1814. £16.00

  162. Tiddenham MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT between Richard Lowe, Hooper, of Temple in Bristol, son of Richard Lowe late of Twyddenham in Gloucestershire, Yeoman, and Rebecca Steevens, and John Steevens, Hooper, of Bristol, and Nathaniel Hutton of Twyddenham. Relates to lands called Tanners, Holbrooks, Tollers Marsh, Sadbury, near the River Wye at Tidenham which was to be the marriage portion. Two sheets of vellum, one 25" x 32", the second sheet smaller, signed by three parties with wax seals. Large engraved headings. 1727. £36.00


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  163. Arlesford, Petersfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. 300. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19" plus wide margins. Linen-backed. Stamps Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 'Stock Sheet', in margin. Fully hand-coloured in hundreds. With some amendments in neat red ink, altering lettering of names of hundreds. Initialled in bottom corner. circa 1890. £18.00

  164. Basingstoke ADMINISTRATION of the will of Henry Peircie of Basingstoke, 1703. Small vellum sheet size 7" x 9", with will in which he leaves 12 pence apiece to his children and appoints his wife Elizabeth as executrix, attached is probate certificate of the Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury, in Latin, in manuscript, signed Thos. Welham. Tag but no seal or traces of one.1 1703. £24.00

  165. Bourne St. Mary MORTGAGE of a messuage and lands in Saint Mary Bourne, Robert Noyes of Hatherdine and Edmund Rolfe of Bourne, to Katherine Barlow of Andover. Vellum sheets, size 20" x 38", two small armorial wax seal. Some slight browning in parts, engraved initial letter slightly rubbed. 1715. £36.00
    Concerned a messuage in Saint Mary Bourne 'near the May Pole there', and another messuage called 'Billetts' as well as various closes of land, including closes in the village called Link, Longclose, Bedlams and Lyes, Pepper Hill field, etc.


  166. Cruchley's RAILWAY & STATION MAP OF HAMPSHIRE Showing all the Railways & names of Stations, also the Turnpike Roads, Gentlemens' Seats &c. Improved from the Ordnance Surveys. Hand-coloured map, size 19" x 22", into orange wraps, approx. 5" x 3". Name and date 1871 on front wrap. Published by Cruchley, c1870. £28.00

  167. Moll (H) HAMPSHIRE Engraved map. Size 8" x 12", (including figures down sides), plus margins. Reference to Hundreds. Spotting in bottom margin, slightly obtruding onto map at bottom edge, light waterstain at right margin, just affecting figure of Virgo. Two small tears in bottom margin. 1753. £24.00

  168. Monk Sherborne Wood, Pamber End, & Bramley Frith, near Basingstoke A CATALOGUE OF ABOUT 80 ACRES OF FINE UNDERWOOD To be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, At the College Arms Inn, Pamber, on Wednesday, the 5th of November, 1856.... Poster, size 17 x 13", slightly off-set. H. Cooke & Co., Printers, Oxford, 1856. £18.00
    Includes a list of the items in the sale.


  169. Overton PARTICULARS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Picturesque residential & sporting property 'Berrydown Court'... for Sale by Auction... 12th July, 1932. 15pp., folio, folding coloured plan at rear. Stiff wraps with photo tipped on to front wrap, 6 tipped-in photographs in text. Traces of having been folded vertically, ink number on front wrap. 1932. £14.00
    Included Berrydown Farm, and a pair of cottages.


  170. Petersfield PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the very attractive and enviably-placed property known as Durford Court... chauffeur's cottage... terraced gardens... woodlands... for Sale by Auction ... 15th November, 1932. 11pp., folio, five tipped-in photographs. Stiff wraps, dust-stained at edges. Vertical fold. 1932. £16.00

  171. Rotherwick and Newnham DEED OF COVENANT for production of Deeds, The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Mornington to John Vines. 3 large vellum sheets, with details of 49 Indentures, 1810 - 1859. Signed Mornington with large wax seal. 1860. £15.00

  172. Ryde Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down have received instructions to sell by Auction Eight Cottages and a Workshop, at the Top of High Street, Ryde and the Corner of Swanmore Road, and Hill Street..... Size 30" x 20". One horizontal fold. 1894. £17.00

  173. Ryde, Isle of Wight AUCTION POSTER. Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down. Have received instructions to Sell by Auction.... Four Dwelling-Houses known as Nos, 1, 2, 3 & 4, Trinity Terrace. Situated on the East side of Daniel Street, Ryde..... Size approx. 30" x 20". 1893. £14.00

  174. Southampton AN ACT for amending certain Acts of the Forty-third and Fiftieth Years of the reign of His late Majesty King George the third relating to the Port and Harbour of the Town and County of the Town of Southampton. Pages numbered 497-503, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1846. £10.00

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

  176. Worthy Down ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets XL.4. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36". Minor tear in margin. Edition of 1932. £10.00
    Shows Worthy Down, Littleton House, Lower Farm, Officers Quarters, Roman Road.



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  177. Dilwyn PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of A Valuable Freehold Estate called Chadnor Court.... to be Sold by Auction.... 26th September, 1877. 2pp., folio, including schedule, folded, hand-coloured folding plan. 1877. £24.00

  178. Duncan (J), Pub. MAP OF THE COUNTY OF HEREFORDSHIRE Divided into Hundreds Containing the District Divisions and other Local Arrangements effected by the Reform Bill. Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size 17" x 14". Linen-backed and folding into card slip-case 5" x 4", rubbed at edges. Light brown spot about 1" across in blank area. c1835. £24.00

  179. Hartlebury SURRENDER at the Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Hartlebury, by Thomas Hooper of Norchard, of a cottage and land at Over Close. Vellum, small wax seal. 1830. £15.00

  180. Upton ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of W. Dowding Esq., to an estate at Upton in the County of Hereford. 17p., folio, tied at corner. Refers to a capital Messuage with lands called Hemp Close, Cowpasture, Yeoman's Seech, Browns, Moor Lydiate Pleck, Gittoes, and a house, gardens and hopyards lately enclosed out of Uptons Wood, Water Grist Mills called Uptons Mills, and other lands. 1801. £25.00
    Details title from 1724 - 1801. With some amendments. The last section refers to an indenture conveying the premises from Henry Woods to William Dowding for £1500. With a signed receipt for payment, dated 1813, in a different hand.


  181. Welsh Newton TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION ALL THAT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CALLED "NEWTON LODGE," To be Sold by Auction by Mr. Orlando Shellard, On Thursday, the 22nd day of August, 1895, at the King's Head Inn, Monmouth. Folio, large coloured folding plan, 3pp, folded, docket title. 1895. £20.00


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

  183. Buntingford SALE PARTICULARS of the Choice Freehold Queen Anne Residence 'Little Court'... to be Sold by Auction 23rd July, 1930. 9pp., 4to, stiff wraps, 3 tipped-in photographs. 1930. £15.00

  184. 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. £12.00
    'Have now this Minuite Bought a Lurcher Bitch for you, young but have been with a Gun... her name is Smart'.


  185. Childwick, Court Baron of ADMISSION of William Rossen(?) Senior. Vellum, 4" x 12". 1" split in vellum at left edge, letters slightly rubbed at edge, and ink untidy. 1711. £16.00

  186. Chipperfield TO BE LET FURNISHED The Manor House, Chipperfield. 3pp., 4to, printed on stiff buff paper, photo of the Manor House ('of the once Royal Manor of Kings Langley') on front page. Description of rooms etc., and rental terms inside. 1932. £12.00

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

  188. Ickleford PARTICULARS OF SALE, PLAN AND VIEWS of... Ickleford Manor, Ickleford, near Hitchin... Gardens, Grounds, Cottages and Parkland, with Trout Fishing in the River Oughton... For Sale by Private Treaty. 9pp., 8vo., colour photo on front wrap, 12 small photographic views, folding plan. Price realised on front wrap. 1928. £18.00

  189. Kings Walden, Manor of SURRENDER by John Welch, one of the Customary Tenants, 'out of Court... by the rodd into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of Edward Catherall and Robert Jenkyn' of lands called Flexmore Field, Whiteway Close, a piece of land in Cholwell Common. The tenancy was to go to George Chalkley of Bendish in Paul's Walden, yeoman. 1p., manuscript, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed by Catherall and Jenkyn, Welch, and one other, with a note of sum paid. Paper slightly darkened, some spots on conjoint leaf. 1706. £26.00

  190. Tring A CATALOGUE OF THE UNTHRASHED CORN Household Furniture, and other effects, of Mr. James Gomm, at Dancers End, in the Parish of Buckland, Bucks, For Sale by Auction.... 13th September, 1831... Under a Distress For Rent. Poster, size 14" x 10", folds, small piece torn from top right corner, just affecting end of one word. 1831. £24.00
    Lists 32 lots in the house and outbuildings, fire dogs, plait-mill, brass kettles, cherry-tree planks.


  191. Ware Infra, Manor of SURRENDER of yard with the appurtenances in the Middle Row in Ware, Richard Gridley to Richard Dickinson. 1p, sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf. Signed and witnessed. 1778. £14.00

  192. Warboys TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION By Mr. Lovell, On Monday the 3d Day of June, 1805, At the Crown Inn, in St. Ives.... The Following Estates.... Lists 20 Lots, with acreage and Occupiers. Single folio sheet, 3 folds, slightly creased at edges, small piece torn from margin, manuscript notes in margins as to tenure etc., a few lots have been crossed through. 1805. £30.00
    Includes a farm at Woodhurst, a Dwelling House, 'with the Wind Mill, running Gears and Appurtenances thereto belonging' at Fenton, and lands at Bury, Ramsey, St. Ives.



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  193. Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells DICK WHITTINGTON Reg Lever presents His Second Annual Pantomime With Elsie Winsor... The Arcos and Their Feathered Family.... Corps de Ballet and Orchestra And the Sight That Must Be Seen to Be Believed The Miraculous Third Dimensional Rat Fight. Playbill in four bright colours on stiff card, 15" x 10", with illustration of Dick and his Cat. 1952. £10.00

  194. Canterbury AN ACT for vesting in Trustees certain Hereditaments in the County of Kent devised by the Will of Henry Dudderidge... 6pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes 1p. Schedule describing the land involved, which was within the Precinct of the late dissolved Monastery of Saint Augustine, and included four cottages and a piece of land. The owners were not to take water from a large pipe which passed through the property. 1846. £8.00

  195. Farningham MINUTE BOOK of the Farningham Exhibition Committee. 32 pages of handwritten minutes, plus 19 pages of newscuttings about the Exhibition ('Farningham Through the Ages'), and some cuttings of 1888 about an Athletic meeting there. 4to notebook, boards, cloth spine. A Souvenir Programm loosely inserted. 15th May 1934 - 7th November 1934. £15.00
    The exhibition was mounted by the Farningham Antiquarian and Local History Society.


  196. Herne AN ACT for vesting certain Estates situate in the parish of Herne devised by the Will of Edward Reynolds, deceased, In Trustees for Sale... 15pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes brief Schedule. 1834. £10.00

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


  198. Mereworth AN ACT for carrying into effect a Compromise of a Suit for raising Portions for the younger Children of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Le Despencer deceased, out of the settled Estates of the said Thomas Lord Le Despencer deceased at Mereworth... 36pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. Includes 1p. Schedule. 1844. £12.00

  199. Rochester and Maidstone AN ACT to continue Two Acts... for repairing and enlarging the Road leading from the House called The Sign of the Bells to the parish of Saint Margaret in Rochester... 15pp., small folio. Disbound. Act of Parliament. 1749. £14.00

  200. Sheerness and Chatham Naval Bases AN ACT for the Purchase of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments at Sheerness and Chatham in the County of Kent, for the Use of the Navy. Pages numbered 689-694, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £15.00

  201. St. Nicholas-at-Wade, Isle of Thanet PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an... Estate comprising a Private Residence ('Evernden Corner'), Farm Premises and Land, Four Cottages... a Valuable Holding of Marsh Land... the whole covering 142A. 1R. 7P... which will be sold by Auction... 6th day of July, 1901. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title and completed memorandum on verso. Two large hand-coloured folding plans, one of which shows Lot 5, the various marsh holdings near the sea. There is a schedule of the different marshes. Some small marginal tears at folds. 1901. £34.00

  202. Tonbridge Girl Guides TONBRIDGE DIVISION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES 1923-37. 4to notebook with stiff wraps, 76 pages in a neat hand. 1923-37. £20.00
    '13th Oct. '26: Miss Barnes proposed that two motor buses should be odered as extra transport for the Rally as in the event of the Railway Strike not being over it would be possible to send the Guides who were doing the Signalling Display to Gillingham...'


  203. Woolwich SECURITY ON THE COMMON FUND for £6,000 and interest, The Guardians of the Poor of the Woolwich Union to the London Assurance. Vellum, 23" x 28", two armorial wax seals 2" in diameter, one of which has some pieces of wax chipped away. 1871. £15.00


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  204. Accrington CLASS PHOTOGRAPH titled in later writing on verso 'Benjamin Hargreaves School Accrington'. Size 4" x 6", mounted on card with red line border. Shows three rows of boys and girls about 3-5 years old, with two young teachers in long dresses. c1900. £8.00

  205. Appley Bridge, Holland Lees ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet LXXV.13. Scale 25" to 1 mile, size 25" x 37", plus margins. Edition of 1928. £15.00
    Shows Linoleum Works, Quarry, Brick and Tile Works, Glue Works.


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


  207. Liverpool AN ACT for enabling the Trustee under the Will of Henry Brown, deceased, to sell certain Shares in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Navigation, and a Share in the Liverpool Theatre.... and to apply the Money in repairing, pulling down and rebuilding certain Houses in Paradise Street, Liverpool.... 20pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1831. £15.00

  208. Liverpool VIOLINS Violas, Cellos, Double Basses.... Issued by Rushworth & Dreaper, Stringed Instrument Specialist, Liverpool. With some notes on the ancient makers, facsimile labels... Trade catalogue, 56pp., 4to, sewn into wraps, slight crease in front wrap. Numerous illustrations. One page has a very small name of a maker neatly clipped out of the text. c1920. £30.00

  209. Manchester BILL of Samuel Berry, 5 St. Mary's Gate. Bill for '2 Paris hats cleaned & bound' to Mrs Adshead. Size 4" x 8", printed with address and name. Folds. 1842. £3.00

  210. Manchester EVERITT AND LATIMER'S REDUCED PRICE LIST of their Superior Mould and Dip Cotton Wick. Single sheet, 4to, printed on one side only, setting out prices of different types of wick, with price added in ink. 1848. £8.00
    The date is printed/written in Quaker style.


  211. Mersey & Irwell Navigation PRINTED NOTICE of consignment of 2 bales of paper To the Proprietors of the Mersey & Irwell Navigation, Duke's Dock... per Flat 'Gregson'. With ms inserts for weight, description. 1853. £8.00

  212. Preston INVITATION from the Mayor and Mayoress to the Juvenile Ball, 5th January at the Public Hall. Finely printed invitation in blue on thick card, 4" x 6", embossed crest, drawing of a young girl... together with... similar size card from the Council of the Harris Institute 'In Grateful Remembrance of the Bazaar held in November 1896... ' expressing thanks to recipient for promoting the bazaar. Printed in red, gold and blue, with very decorative lettering, small view of the Institute... together with another invitation form the Harris Institute to view the Victoria Jubilee Technical School. Some creasing of the last item. 1896-7. £12.00

  213. Wigan REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH 5pp. with 2 hand coloured plans, on one sheet by R.K. Dawson, scale 4" to 1 mile and 1" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £24.00


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  214. Bardney Norton, Branstow, etc. FINE in the court of Orlando Bridgeman, Robert Hyde, Thos. Tyrell and Samuel Browne, Justices. James Hoste, armiger and Francis Lord Willoughby of Parham and William Willoughby armiger, deforciant of 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 300 acres of meadow and 70 acres of pasture in Bardney Norton, Branstow, Metheryngham, Lanton, Ragby. In Latin, on paper, 5p., folio, written on rectos only in a fine hand, widely spaced. Last page ragged and stained in margin, with some loss of paper in blank area. Contemporary copy. 1662. £24.00

  215. Brickhills Farm AN EXCELLENT ARABLE AND STOCK FARM KNOWN AS BRICKHILLS FARM Broughton, near Brigg.... Superior Farmhouse Residence, Ample Farmbuildings and Four Cottages extending to 452 acres. For Sale by Auction..... by John D. Wood & Co., and T.H. Russell at the Angel Hotel, Brigg, On Thursday, 25th July, 1957. Large coloured folding plan, 12pp, sm 4to, original printed wraps, few ink notes of prices. 1957. £15.00

  216. Gainsburgh AN ACT for the more effectual paving, cleansing, lighting... the Streets.... in the Town of Gainsburgh... for laying a Duty on all Coals brought to the said Town... 36pp, plus cover leaf, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1769. £12.00

  217. Leeson family of Sedgebrook TWO WILLS 1766 and 1775. Copy of Attested Copy of the Probate of the Will and Codicil of William Leeson of Harlaxton, Grazier. Attested Copy 1797... together with... Attested Copy of the Probate Copy of the Will of Edward Leeson of Sedgebrook, Grazier. 1797. Each 2 large folio pages, folded with docket title. Copies made 1797. £20.00
    Refers to property in Harlaxton, East Allington, Wigtoft. Sums of £500 are left to their children.


  218. Lincolnshire BACON'S NEW 'HALF-INCH' CYCLING ROAD MAPS No. 7. Lincoln. 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 slightly faded. Best cycling roads shown in red. With Index of Towns, giving population at 1901 census. Key shows dangerous roads, etc. c1910. £12.00


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  219. Barners, Islington AN ACT to enable William Tufnell Jolliff, Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Barners.... to grant Building Leases, of the Demesne Lands thereof, and to rate and assess Fines on certain Copyhold Lands within the said Manor, for encouraging the Tenants to build thereon. 4pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1768. £14.00

  220. Bourne & Edwards, Holborn Circus, Silversmiths PEPPER MILLS of every description and Price. Revised List for the Trade Only. 8vo sheet printed on both sides, illustrating 8 pepper mills, with description and price. A few small edge tears at bottom. c1920? £8.00
    Includes mills of polished oak with silver bands, silver plate, cut glass and nickel etc.


  221. Coach Builders BILL of Robinson, Cook & Holdway, Coach Builders & Harness Makers, Mount Street, Grosvenor Square. Small folio, folded, printed heading, with 'By Appointment' coat of arms on left. Made out to Sir Thos. Sebright for items from June 1858 to 20 July 1959, for new springs for brougham, various repairs to the 'Phaeton', the 'Britisher', and the 'Sociable'. 22 items. Receipted over stamp. 1859. £12.00
    The repairs to the Phaeton cost £78, plus 'Phaeton taken to Railway by man and horse... £1. 6s.'


  222. Corporation of London RECEPTION AT GUILDHALL to the Delegates to the Fifteenth Congress of The Federation of Chambers of Commerce of the British Empire, 18th July, 1939. 12pp., 4to, stiff wraps printed with some colour, silk tie with tassels, picture of ship in port, two full-page illustrations, history of Guildhall, plan, details of music in each room, etc. 1939. £14.00

  223. Edmonton LEASE FOR A YEAR of land in the Common Marsh of Edmonton, William Rolfe, Citizen and Haberdasher, to Abraham Jones, Carpenter. Vellum, size 14" x 25", written in a fine large hand. Printed heading with coat of arms, wax seal with bust. 1728. £24.00
    Gives adjoining owners.


  224. Elgin Marbles AN ACT to vest the Elgin Collection of ancient Marbles and Sculpture in the Trustees of the British Museum for the Use of the Public. Pages numbered 865-867, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £45.00

  225. Guildhall BANQUET AT GUILDHALL Monday, 9th November, 1874. The Right Honourable David Henry Stone, Lord Mayor. Programme of the Music. 31pp., 4to, a.e.g., printed in brown, attractive borders, and decorative initial letters. Stiff pale green wraps. Includes a history of the Guildhall, and The New Library and Museum. Traces of glue on edges of back wrap. 1874. £16.00

  226. Heathman, Parsons Green, Fulham WHEELED FIRE ESCAPES Extinguishers, Fire Pumps, Ladder Towers etc. Brochure which seems to be made of four advertising sheets, printed on both sides with numerous illustrations, folio. Stapled at one corner, bottom edge of two sheets slightly ragged. Folded. c1910. £12.00

  227. Heston (Manor of) PLAN OF LANDS IN WEST & SOUTH FIELDS in the Parish of Heston, The Property of Mr. Richard Lidgold, surveyed by White and Todd, 42 Portland Street, 1811. Manuscript plan on vellum, backed with linen, in ink and a small amount of colour, size 23 x 30, scale 4 chains to an inch. Edges bound with green silk. Shows the named long thin strips of land owned by Lidgold, either side of Spirt Lane, shaded in buff colour, adjoining owners named. Title in a variety of decorative calligraphic styles bottom left, small compass rose, large pair of dividers top centre, enclosing a rule with scale bar. Reference table top right with eleven small pieces of land listed... together with... PLAN OF LANDS IN THE NORTH FIELD in the Parish of Heston, The Property of Mr. Richard Lidgold, surveyed by White and Todd, 42 Portland Street, 1811. Similar plan on vellum (except without the dividers), size 24" x 32" showing lands to the east of Tentley Lane, and on the right hand side, 6" wide, plan of the lands in Sutton Field, with separate title, scale bar and Reference... together with... COPY ADMISSION of Richard James Lidgold to lands in the Manor of Heston, at the Court Baron of George Villiers, Earl of Jersey. Vellum, size 18" x 25". 1848. 2 items. 1811. £150.00
    The lands comprised long thin strips, with names such as 'Oak Shot', 'Rose Acres Shot', etc.


  228. Hotels TWO BROCHURES for London hotels. One for the Strand Palace, 4" x 5", with attractive deco-style view of hotel on front wrap, little decorations in text, 17pp., the other for the Kingsley and Thackeray Hotels (Temperance Hotels) titled 'London Old & New'. 32pp., 12mo, map and photographic illustrations. 1920's. £8.00

  229. Jewellers BILL of Richard Attenborough & Co., Jewllers, Silversmiths and Watch Manufacturers. Oblong 8vo, engraved heading with decorative lettering, made out for tea spoons, salt spoons and fish slice. 1844. £4.00

  230. Johnston Brothers, Minories THE JOHNSTON 'DOME' AND 'SUPERDOME' for heating and spraying tar and bitumens, 5pp. brochure, 4to, illustrating 4 boilers. c1935. £10.00

  231. Lewisham RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT of the Lewisham Park Enclosures, Approved of by Messrs. Thynne & Thynne, agents for the... Earl of Dartmouth. Small 8vo booklet. 8pp. 1899. £7.00
    'No person shall fire any gun within the Enclosure... or throw any stones, sticks...' etc.


  232. Mansion House DINNER AND PRESENTATION to Sir John Pakeman, C.B.E., at The Mansion House, Wednesday XVI April MCMXXX, The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Presiding. 6pp., 4to, stiff wraps, sewn, decorative front wrap in red and black with coat of arms, decorative renaissance-style borders to pages. Gives menu, toasts, and list of diners. 1930. £12.00

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

  234. New Street, Picadilly AN ACT to enable her Majesty's Commissioners of Woods to make a new Street from Coventry Street, Picadilly, to Long Acre, and for other Improvements in the Metropolis. Pages numbered 133-182, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1841. £12.00

  235. Paul and Co., Printer ELIJAH FED BY RAVENS Illustrated poem 'The History of Elijah the Prophet', followed by a short poem 'The Hosanna: Or, Salvation ascribed to Christ.' Overall size 19" x 15", central horizontal fold. Title in decorative lettering at top, and superb woodcut illustration size 5" x 14" showing Elijah in a rocky landscape with river, waterfalls, palm trees, sun rising behind the mountains, being brought food by two swooping ravens. Three illustrations down each side, illustrating dramatic scenes from his life, such as the chariot of fire, the angel appearing to him under a juniper tree, etc., with relevant Biblical verse below each one. 1" tear at central fold at both sides, neatly repaired on verso. Paul and Co., 7 Dials, c1830. £80.00
    London: Printed and Sold by Paul and Co. 2 & 3 Monmouth-court, 7 Dials and Sold by J. O'Neill, Printer and Stationer, S. Pottinger's Entry, Belfast.


  236. Pratt (W.B) Ltd., Ludgate Hill ILLUMINATED ADDRESSES Albums and Scrolls. Advertising sheet, folded to make 3p., small 8vo, two full-page illustrations of addresses, one in colour. c1900. £7.00

  237. Shoreditch BRIEF PETITION of George Wilson and Henry Orchard in the Matter of the London & North Western Railway Act 1864. 7p., folio, manuscript. Refers to the mortgage of number 19 Eldon Street, Moorfields near Long Alley. 1866. £14.00

  238. Vintners Corporation ELECTION DAY ENTERTAINMENT Vintners' Hall. Thursday 2nd July, 1903. Booklet, 14pp., small 8vo, sewn in green wraps with thickly embossed white crest. Fold-out plan of seating. 1903. £8.00
    Gives words of songs, etc.


  239. Worshipful Company of Loriners LIVERY DINNER at the Cannon Street Hotel, 29th November, 1899. Booklet of the Musical entertainment. 12pp., 8vo, front wrap printed in gold, with coat of arms. 1899. £6.00


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  240. Bacon's MONMOUTHSHIRE AND THE RIVER WYE County Map and Guide, for Cyclists and Tourists. 15pp. guide to Monmouth and the Wye, folding coloured map, folding into sm. 8vo linen wraps, with illustration of cyclists. c1910. £10.00

  241. Chepstow Gas AN ACT to incorporate a Company for supplying Gas to Chepstow and the Neighbourhood. 14pp. 1857. £12.00

  242. Davey (G) INTERIOR OF TINTERN ABBEY, MONMOUTHSHIRE East Window.... Together with... Interior of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, West Window. Two lithographs, on India paper, size 9" x 11", plus margins. Drawn by John Willis. Day & Haghe, Lithographers. c1850. £50.00


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    Norfolk


  243. East Bradenham POSTER. Sale of the Freehold Small Country Dwelling House known as The White House, East Bradenham.... Which W.S. Hall & Palmer, have received instructions.... to Sell by Public Auction at the Wayland Hall, Watton on Wednesday, Jan. 7th, 1942. Size approx. 26" x 17". folded. Harvey and Sons, Printers, Watton: 1942. £14.00

  244. Gillingham AUCTION POSTER advertising the sale at the Swan Inn of Crops of Corn and Grass, the Property of Mr William Beckett. Size 22" x 18", folded, printed with very large type faces. Lists 10 Lots. 1859. £20.00

  245. 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

  246. Moulton A TRUE TERRIER of all the Glebe Lands, Messuages and Tenements belonging to the Rectory and Parish Church of Moulton St. Michael... rendered according to the Old and Ancient Terriers... Vellum, size 27" x 17", folds, some uniform slight browning. Signed by Minister, Churchwardens. The word 'Terrier' is in large decorative letters.... with.... a similar Terrier for 1770. Vellum rubbed in top four inches, some browning. 2 items. 1827 and 1770. £60.00
    Details the various pieces of land, with tenants, adjoining owners.


  247. Roughton OBLIGATION BOND binding Thomas Athow of Roughton, Farmer, to Robert Athow, Farmer, for £500. On paper, in English, printed with manuscript inserts, wax seal. Sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf. Traces of folds. 1797. £26.00

  248. Wheatacre Burgh PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, of the MANOR OF WHEATACRE CUM BURGH, with the Fines, Quit-Rents, Royalty, &c. also several eligible Freehold Farms, a Wood, Staithe, Public House, &c. &c.... situate at Wheatacre Burgh, otherwise Burgh St. Peter To be sold by auction by John King, at the Rampant Horse Inn, Norwich, on Saturday, the 8th of August, 1812.... Folio, 15pp, docket title, folded, some slight dustmarking on outside leaf, completed memorandum. 1812. £45.00

  249. Wheatacre-cum-Burgh PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Property situate in the Parish of Burgh St. Peter.... comprising 295 Acres of the Finest Grazing Marshes in the County also the Manor or Lordship of Wheatacre-cum-Burgh.... which will be Sold By Auction... 4th day of July, 1857.... 7pp., folio, folded with docket title, double page plan hand-coloured in outline, brown mark down left hand edges of pages and centre of plan. 1857. £18.00

  250. Wymondham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Small Property comprising a Farm-House.... Double Cottage situate in Spooner Row, which Salter & Simpson will sell by Auction.... on Friday the 9th or July, 1880. Folio, 4pp., folds. 1880. £14.00
    The farmhouse is described as 'Clay lump and tiled'.



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  251. Ball (Wm.) & Son, Ltd., Rothwell PRICE LIST of Horse Hoes. 4pp., 4to, illustrating 5 machines with blades on the last page... together with... two other price lists, each single sheet, printed on both sides, 4to, illustrating Farm Lurrys, Floats, 'Bedford Carts', 'General Purpose Prize Carts', etc. c1912. £12.00

  252. Tansor AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Common Fields.... in the Parish of Tansor. 25pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1776. £22.00

  253. Thorpe-Malfor AN ACT for dividing and inclosing the Common and Open Fields, Common Meadows.... within the Manor and Parish of Thorpe-Malfor... 24pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1777. £25.00


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

  255. Alnwick TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION Mr. Riddell, Auctioneer, at The Angel Inn, Alnwick... All that Freehold Messuage and Premises in Bailiffgate Street.... Handbill, attractively printed, size 11" x 9", folds. Describes three lots, in Canongate Street and Bailiffgate Street, with occupiers. Two small additions in ink to descriptions. 1829. £30.00
    The houses were apparently large as one contained 9 apartments, one 10, and the other 16 rooms.


  256. Garson (W.S.) THE ORIGIN OF NORTH SHIELDS and its Growth. Booklet, 32pp., 8vo., printed wraps, numerous illustrations. Local adverts.. 1926. £5.00

  257. Lesbury TO BE SOLD by Auction at the Black Swann Inn, Alnwick, Saturday 10th Day of June... T. Riddell, Auctioneer, All That Valuable Freehold Estate in the Village of Lesbury... containing about 70 Acres... and a Substantial Dwelling House... thriving Plantation, fine Stream of Water... Handbill, size 12" x 10". Folds. Printed in attractive variety of type-faces, with auctioneers name in printed in '3 D' effect shaded lettering, appearing as if it is at an angle to the paper, the word 'Estate' in large black lettering with white leaf decoration in the letters. Graham, Printer, Alnwick, May 25th, 1837. £40.00

  258. Long Benton AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing a certain Common, Moor, or Tract of Waste Ground, called Killingworth Moor, in the Parish of Long Benton... 38pp., small folio, separately paginated, docket title. Act of Parliament. 1790. £17.00

  259. Newcastle TO THE GENTLEMEN, CLERGY, AND FREEHOLDERS of Northumberland... Handbill, size 11" x 9", printed in large type-faces. Henry Thomas Liddell thanks the Neighbourhood for the Cordiality with which he has been received. Traces of horizontal folds, small piece torn from bottom right corner, not affecting text. Committee Room, Queen's Head, Newcastle, Feb. 13, 1826. £38.00
    'I shall not shrink from my Post on the Day of Trial...'


  260. 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.


  261. Wooler TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION At Weetwood House, near Wooler... Household Furniture, Table and Bed Linen, That belonged to the late Lieut. Gen. and Mrs Orde... Handbill, attractively printed in a variety of decorative type-faces, size 11" x 9". Horizontal folds. Weetwood House, January 30th, 1821. £40.00
    With a long list of Household contents, including 'double-moulded cut Fenders and Fire Irons', 'elegant cut Wine Decanters', 'Travelling Landau and Harness... Steady Bay Carriage Horses...'



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  262. Blenheim Palace AN ACT for repairing Blenheim Palace. Pages numbered 325-336, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1840. £12.00

  263. Kidlington HILL FARM, KIDLINGTON, OXON. THE LIVE & DEAD FARMING STOCK Comprising 8 Head of Cattle, 2 Horses, Pig, Poultry, Agricultural Implements, Dairy Utensils & Miscellaneous Effects..... The Property of the late Mr J.H. Smith, To be Sold by Auction by Messrs Paxton & Holiday on the Premises On Friday, October 12th, 1894.... Poster, size 22" x 18", couple of short tears, and a 4" split where once folded. J.P. Boughton, Bicester, 1894. £16.00
    Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.


  264. Littlemore, near Oxford CATALOGUE OF PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Double-Barrelled Gun, Useful Gig and Harness, Baker's Covered Spring Cart.... To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, at a Barn in the Village, on Tuesday Next, August 5th, 1856.... Poster, size 17" x 13", few folds, slight off-setting. Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1856. £18.00
    Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale.


  265. Oxford University AN ACT to authorize such Person, as His Majesty shall appoint to transfer a certain Sum in Three Pounds per Cent. Reduced Annuities, now standing in the Name of the dissolved College of Hertford, in the University of Oxford.... Pages numbered 841-842, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £12.00

  266. St. Martins, Oxford ASSIGNMENT of the Estate and Effects of Joseph Wickens of the Parish of St. Martin in the City of Oxford, Cordwainer, dealer and Chapman, a Bankrupt, to Samuel Jackson of Windmill St., London, Currier, Maurice Blackford of Wantage, Cordwainer, John Coleman of Oxford, Currier. On paper, 3 pages size 22" x 15", signed by Commissioners and assignees with small papered seals. 1797. £28.00
    Wickens is described as having for two years carried on the 'business of a cordwainer by buying of Leather and working up and converting the same into Shoes Boots and Vandykes'.


  267. Tailors GENTLEMEN'S, YOUTHS' AND BOYS TAILORING Important to Heads of Families. Price List. Woodward & Richmond, Tailors, Corn-Market St., Oxford. Size 5" x 4", 7pp, wraps, printed in blue on pink paper. Staples rusty. c1880. £7.00
    Includes clerical garments and livery.



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  268. Philips' CYCLISTS' MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SHROPSHIRE Folding map, linen-backed, size 17" x 13", folding into red cloth wraps. Hachures. With key pasted to verso indicating recommended hotels, places where cycles can be repaired, dangerous hills where cyclists should dismount, etc. c1910. £10.00


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  269. Aisholt PARTICULARS of the Perpetual Advowson and Next Presentation, To the Valuable Rectory of Aisholt... Which will be Sold by Auction... August 7, 1827... The Valuable Rectory of Aisholt comprehends the Great and Small Tithes of the Parish which extends over upwards of One Thousand Acres... very good Parsonage House... worth Five Hundred Pounds Per Annum, and the Present Incumbent is now 76 Years of Age... Single sheet, folio, folded with docket title on verso. Description of the lot with Conditions at the bottom. On verso is a letter from W. Leir (?) to Robert Leigh at Bardon near Taunton asking for details of the parish, the land etc. Address panel, circular postmark with 'JY F19 1827'. Small nick in left margin. 1827. £30.00

  270. Ashill LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for 1897 (which is very dust-stained), 1902-3, 1903-4, 1907-8, 1911-12. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in manuscript listing approx. 100 properties in each assessment. 4 items in all. 1897-1912. £24.00

  271. Axbridge CHARLES HEAL & SONS CARNIVAL AND FUNFAIR Poster. Full colour poster, size 30" x 19", large heading, with clown's face, view of big top, helter skelter, dodgems etc. Written in ink in large letters in blank space at bottom is 'Axbridge: Fair Mar.28, 29, 30'. Edge of paper at top left rather ragged, affecting margin only. n.d. 1960's. £22.00

  272. Bath FOR SALE BY AUCTION at the Lark-Hall Tavern in the Parish of Walcot on Wednesday May 26th, 1813, the Following Lots of Land, in Fee Being part of the Estate of Richard Hewlett and Others, Late of Bath, Bankrupts.... Auction handbill, sm. folio, printed in a variety of type-faces, describing 3 Lots being parcels of land for building 'situate in the principal Row of Buildings now carrying on in Lark-Hall-Place...' and at Davard's Field at Davard's-Buildings. Cruttwell, Printer, Bath. 1813. £45.00
    Lists adjoining owners.


  273. Bridgwater LEASE of West Pitts, Northfields, Mathews Field, part of the Salt Lands, in Bridgwater, Peter King of Shaston, Dorset, Mercer, and Jerome Barnes of Gillingham. 35 lines, very neatly written, on vellum, size 12" x 22". Lacks wax seal from tag. 1682. £38.00
    Refers to intended marriage of Peter King and Elizabeth Barnes.


  274. Buckland St Mary SALE BY AUCTION In the Parish of St. Mary. An Excellent Freehold Dairy and Stock Farm known as "Moorsick Farm".... embracing 148a 0r. 28p. Messrs. W.R.J. Greenslade & Co. will Sell by Auction at the George Hotel, Ilminster on Wednesday, the 12th day of March, 1924. With coloured folding plan, 3pp, folded, totals and names in manuscript on last leaf. Young and Son, Chard: 1924. £15.00

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

  276. Chard LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for the separate parishes of Chard Borough, Old Chard, Crim Chard, Chard South, dated between 1878 and 1910. Folio, 6pp in each, folded, printed in columns with Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rental. Entries in MS listing up to 200 properties in each assessment. Some outside leaves badly dust-stained. 33 documents in all. 1878-1911. £80.00

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

  278. East Cranmore ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 18" x 14", mounted on linen and folding into small 4to grained cloth wraps with Stanford label. Area of land shaded pink. c1902. £8.00
    Covers area from Downhead to West Town.


  279. Goathurst ASSIGNMENT of a tenement in the city of Bridgwater, Nicholas(?) Halswell of Goathust and Gerard Brympton of Hampshire to Richard Tynte of Wemdon, husbandman, and giving power of attorney to two persons named Gibb and Brympton. In Latin on vellum, size 8" x 15", a few brownish spots, remains of 2 wax seals on tags. 1548. £55.00

  280. Hinton St. George and Lopen LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for the years 1875-6; 1878-9; 1889-90; 1894-5; 1897-8; 1902-3; 1905-6; 1908-9; 1917. Folio, folded, 4p. in each, printed with columns for Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rentals. 1-5 entries in MS in each assessmnent. Some dust staining along folds. 9 items in all. 1878-1911. £22.00
    Earlier documents record only Earl Poulett's mansion.


  281. Ilminster MORTGAGE for £600, of dwelling house near Hasselwell Stock, and lands known as Odd Mead and Pusk in the parish of Ilminster, William Patten of Martock to Amos Pittard. Vellum, size 21" x 29", wax seal, printed heading with coat of arms. 1781. £16.00

  282. Ilton LAND TAX ASSESSMENTS for the years 1878-9; 1886-7; 1894-5; 1897-8; 1905-6; 1907-8; 1910-11. Folio, folded, 4p., printed with columns for Proprietor, Occupier, Property, Sums Assessed, Rentals. 3p of entries in manuscript in each assessment. Some dust staining along folds. 7 items in all. 1878-1911. £32.00

  283. Longleat House ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LI. 5,6 etc. (parts of), printed surface approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Folded. Second Edition 1904. £16.00
    Shows Longleat House at the bottom of the map, Oxstalls Farm, Park Hill Farm.


  284. Mallett & Son, Antique Dealers, Bath CATALOGUE of their reproductions of 17th and 18th century silver. 23pp., 4to, wraps with illustration, each item photographically illustrated, with price. Slight water stain down edge of front wrap. n.d. 1920's? £18.00
    As well as selling reproductions Mallett's continued to stock antique 'Furniture, Silver, Porcelain, Jewels'. They were based in the Octagon.


  285. Mallett & Son, Antique Dealers THE OCTAGON Bath. 16pp., 4to, printed wraps, slightly faded. Illustrations. n.d. 1920? £16.00
    Gives the history of the Octagon, and the restoration work made by Malletts 'The property between the Church and Milsom Street has been acquired, and a very handsome elevation of original design by Silcock and Reay... has been built..'. Includes chart of marks useful to collectors, photographs of the rooms with Jacobean furniture, Georgian furniture etc., displayed.


  286. Merriott THE PARTICULARS OF THE PARISH OF MERRIOTT in the County of Somerset. 4to notebook, marbled wraps, containing 17p of entries, in manuscript, giving Owners and Occupiers, Premises (including field names, orchards, etc.), State, Computed Acres, ruled in columns, plus 3p at the front of the book with copy of 3 surveys: 'A Terrier of all the Edifices Houses and Buildings with all the Glebe Lands.... belonging to the Vicarage of the Parish Church of Merriott' 1st Nov. 1613; 'Merriott Anno Dom. 1634 Extracted from the Registry of the Bishop of Bath and Wells'; 'Particulars of the Parish of Merriott Collected from the information of Mr. Edward Murly by Jeremiah Crun Land Surveyor Bath 1809.' Inscribed William Cuff 6th Feb. 1838. £75.00
    Lists over 150 names. Surnames include Benjamin, England, Buckrell, Rowsell, Quantock, Shutler, Templeman, Wadham College, Murly, Roobard.


  287. Nether Stowey, Withycombe, Carhampton etc. A SCHEDULE OF WRITINGS belonging to the late Mr John Rock's Lands in Somerset (all of which delivered to William Buck persuant to the said Mr Rock's Will). Vellum sheet size 17" x 14", listing 37 documents, the first of which is from 'the 20th year after the Conquest', written on both sides, receipted by William Buck as having received the deeds of William Grange and Sarah Cockhill 'with power of leasing during my minority'. 1757. £60.00
    Refers to lands at 'Quarrampton', Stowey, Cutcombe, Winsford, a house at Dunkery, Stowey Mill.


  288. Pitminster AN INVENTORY TAKEN AT LOWTON in the parish of Pitminster the 26th day of May 1830 by William Buncombe and John Colman on the Live Stock, Corn, Implements of Husbandry, Cider, Casks, &c, the Property of the Late Thomas Southwood. 2p., folio, in a clear hand, with prices in neat column.... together with... Amount of Rents Due to Thomas Southwood from his Tenants.... May 12th 1830. lists 29 tenants, with sums due. 1p., folio. 1830. £28.00

  289. Portishead Inclosure AN ACT For inclosing Lands in the Parish of Portishead.... 18pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. Folio, full roan, bound with several blanks, marbled endpapers, stamped `Town Clerk, Bristol.' at foot of front cover. 1814. £20.00

  290. Royal Agricultural Society TICKET Taunton Meeting 1875. Admit... Saturday July 10th to the Exbibition of Implements... Ticket printed on card, size 4" x 4", with name in ink, signed by ticket holder on verso. 1875. £6.00

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

  292. South Cadbury GLEBE EXCHANGE A Survey and Valuation of Lands in the Parish of South Cadbury the subject of a Proposed Exchange between Revd. Henry Bennett as Rector and James Bennett. Manuscript on 8p folio, sewn, with two double page schedules of lands, with field names, cultivation, declaration of surveyor etc. Folded. 1846. £16.00
    Refers to a plan, not present.


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

  294. Taunton and Minehead ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1" to 1 mile, Fifth Edition, Sheet No. 129. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. Name and address in small letters in ink on front wrap. 1937. £6.00

  295. Walcot, Bath PROBATE of the Will of Mrs Ann Hayward, widow, of Walcot. Two large vellum sheet, printed certificate with ms inserts attached, large papered seal. Some ink blots and dustmarking on verso. 1829. £18.00
    Leaves her house in Lansdown Road to her friend Thomas Batchelor, Draper


  296. Washford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLVII.4. size approx. 25" x 38". Scale 25" to 1 mile. Second edition 1903. £15.00
    Covers Washford, Lower Washford, St. Mary's Abbey, Bilbrook. Some repaired tears in bottom margin.


  297. Weatherly (F.E) CHRISTMAS CARD with four-line verse by F.E. Weatherly. Glossy card, finely printed with colour picture of clay pipe, tobacco and matches, with poem about the joys of pipe-smoking by Weatherly. Size 3" x 4". Hildsheimer and Faulkner. c1910. £8.00
    Weatherly was a barrister and song-writer who was born in Portishead. He died in 1929.


  298. Wellington BILL of Egerton Burnett, Royal Serge Warehouse, for a suit. 4to, fine printed heading showing coats of arms of patrons, cherub, garlands etc, size 2" x 7". Details of order typed. Folds. 1909. £7.00
    'Holders of Twenty Four Royal and Imperial Appointments'.


  299. Wellow PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Properties In the Parish of Wellow... All that Attractive and Pleasantly-situate Dwelling-House, Garden, known as Mount Pleasant House.... Messrs Fry and Asprey will offer for Sale.... 20th day of March, 1897. Folio, 4pp, folded. 1897. £14.00

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

  301. Wookey (Manor of) LEASE of five and a half acres of arable or pasture land called Calve's Close formerly parcel of Marley Grounds in Wookey, part of the Manor of Wookey, Denys Rolle of Shapwick to Joseph Middleham of Wells, yeoman. Vellum, size 23" x 29", large engraved heading with coat of arms, good wax seal with coat of arms. Signed on behalf of Rolle by John Walter. 1765. £30.00
    Stipulates that no land which had been pasture for twenty years was to be ploughed, rights of Plough Bote, Gate Bote and Style Bote, tenant's attendance at Manor Courts etc.


  302. Wrington A GRAND EVENING CONCERT National Schools, Wrington, in Connection with the Mendip Habitation of the Primrose League... November 2nd, 1896. Programme, 3pp., 4to, decoratviely printed in blue with decorative borders and sign of Primrose League. 1896. £10.00


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  303. Ashby de la Zouch AN ACT for repairing the Road from Ashby de la Zouch.... through Burton upon Trent.... and to the Cock Inn in Tutbury.... Cover leaf + pages numbered 3-31, paper rather browned with some off-setting, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1753. £10.00

  304. Cannock, Brewood GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXII N.W. Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 14", plus wide margins, key in left margin. 1900. £27.00

  305. Ipstones SURVEY AND MAP OF LANDS IN THE PARISH OF IPSTONES in the County of Stafford belonging to J. Sneyd Esq., taken in the Years 1770 & 1773 By R. Hill. Manuscript plan in ink and some colour, on vellum, size 15" x 14". Decorative title cartouche with leaves etc., in grey wash, shows fields and a few buildings, each field named, meadow land and woodland shown, land of J. Sneyd outlined in yellow. Table down left hand side listing 30 fields with acreage. Scale of chains, (one and a quarter inches = 10 chains). Ink slightly faded in places, some short vertical creases at top and bottom edges. Small piece cut away at top right corner (in blank area). 1773. £220.00


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  306. Beccles Division, Suffolk Petty Sessional Court DEPOSITIONS etc. relating to a case at Beccles Police Court, in which a child was charged with stealing ribbons from a grave at the Cemetery, worth 3d. Printed forms with manuscript signed depositions from Caretaker, Constable etc. Much detail. 5p., folio.... together with a similar set of documents for another child who took away flowers from the cemetery 'against the peace of our Lord the King his Crown and Dignity'... together with... similar documents for a man charged with stealing three hen's eggs from a shop in Newgate Street, and for a boy charged with stealing boots from ('four lady's left hand black felt boots with patent toes') from Poulton's shop, 4pp, folio, and a sheet of 'Information and Complaint' of a man who said John Alden threatened to hit him across the head with a rake. 1911. £35.00

  307. Bungay PREREMPTORY SALE at the Tuns Inn... October 25, 1866... Accommodation Meadows situate in Bungay Trinity abutting upon the road leading from the 'Watch House to Wainford Mills.... A Going or right of pasturing 2 head of Stock upon Stow Fen...' Poster, size 19" x 12", folds. 1866. £20.00

  308. Ellingham and Geldeston POSTER advertising sale of Cottage Properties at the White Lion Inn, Beccles, 10th November, 1865. Size 20" x 13", folds. Crisp and Moore, Steam Printing Works, Beccles. 1865. £20.00
    With details of the three lots, including acreage, tenant, land tax etc. The purchase of the cottages also conferred 'Votes for East Norfolk'.


  309. Felixstowe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map made of 3 quarter sheets, Sheet LXXVI S.E and the two sheets to the south, size 36" x 18", plus margins, contours in red. Titled in red ink 'In Parliament. Session 1930-1. Felixstowe and District Water', and marked in red with the pipe line from just north of Newbourn to just south of Trimley, pumping stations etc. marked. Edition of 1928. £22.00

    GREENE FAMILY, OF NETHER HALL, SUFFOLK

  310. Suffolk, Worcestershire DIARIES of Agatha Royds Greene, 1881-1886. In three notebooks, one small 8vo, limp morocco wraps, 156p; 4to notebook, marbled boards, 132p; 4to notebook, limp calf wraps, 64p. Name inside front wrap of each diary... Together with a small box containing a quantity of engraved bookplates of 'Agatha Royds Trevor' (her married name), with a crest and view of a house, a photograph of the house in the bookplate, a completed dance card 1884, a photo of her grave, carte de visite of her three sisters, and another photo, presumably of the same girls grown up. The diary were begun when she was a teenager, and the second one mentions her 18th birthday. 1881-1886. £140.00
    Agatha was the daughter of Edward Walter Greene, chairman of Greene King the brewers, owner of Nether Hall, Suffolk, and Conservative M.P. for Bury St. Edmunds. Records the usual round of balls, visits, calls, dinners, church services, skating, reading to the people at the almshouse, trips on her father's steam yacht, hunt meetings, tennis parties, etc. 'Thursday 4th August (1885) Very wet. Katie went into Worcester with me I have a violin lesson from Mr Elgar', mentions several times going into Worcester for 'fiddle lesson', and rehearsing music with 'the Berkeleys'. 'Nov. 2nd. We went to meet at Birdlip with Papa, and to lunch after... Nov. 3rd... going to hear Lord Randolph Churchill speak in Worcester tonight, he was there at lunch yesterday...', 'Papa went to political meeting at Stoulton last night - very rowdy'.' 'I went to hear the Elijah'. 'Christmas Day. I have 19 cards... gave servants books & stablemen socks.' The last volume describes a family trip on her father's boat the 'Giralda', to Amsterdam, Edinburgh, The Caledonia Canal, Dublin, Cornwall 'Got to Falmouth at 9.30. Very smelly town. Went to see Truro, St. Michael's Mount & Penzance. Had Mr. Davies Gilbert to dinner.' The only time her father's occupation is referred to is the opening entry 'Jan. 1st. 1881. Went over the new malting with Papa'. Apparently he left the management of the brewery to his cousin.


  311. Lowestoft NOTEBOOK with the name W.E. Browne, November, 1869 on flyleaf. 96p of manuscript in notebook with stiff wraps, size 4" x 6". There are some family addresses (e.g. 'Father's, Custom House, Lowestoft'), 5p. of inventory of his clothes. There follows a list of books read, which is mostly in a later, more untidy hand. 1869 and later. £24.00

  312. Lowestoft PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Fifty-six Eligible Freehold Building Plots forming part of the Alexandra Estate.... which will be Sold by Auction..... 21st October, 1874. 6pp., folio, folded with docket title, large coloured folding plan. Edges dusty at folds on outside leaf. 1874. £28.00

  313. Stoke Ash CONVEYANCE of a freehold messuage, windmill and Steam Mill in Stoke Ash, Lydia Weavers and others to Ephraim Catchpole. Large vellum sheet, signed by four parties with wax seals. 1876. £24.00

  314. Thwaite PROBATE of the Will of David Camell of Thwaite, yeoman. Leaves his messuage and windmill with 'going goors implements and other appurtenances' to his wife Elizabeth. Vellum, size 15" x 30", with certificate granting administration to his wife, and another, size 13" x 20", granting administration to their son, after the death of Elizabeth. Two large papered seals of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury. 1832. £20.00
    Refers to his messuage and windmill in Stoke Ash.


  315. Ufford OBLIGATION BOND Thomas Underwood of Ufford, Baker, and Andrew Blaike of Whitton, Farmer, to Elizabeth Bird of Ipswich, Widow, for £600. 1p., small folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Signed by Underwood and Blake, and witnesses, two wax seals. Memorandum on verso referring to an indenture. Blank conjoint leaf. 1775. £22.00


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  316. Croydon ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATE of the goods of John Farley late of Croydon. Printed certificate with ms inserts, papered seal attached. 1824. £8.00

  317. Farnham, Manor of ADMISSION of Mr Richard Knight to a messuage and 15 acres of pasture land called Kitts in the Tithing of Churt, at the Court Baron held for the Manor 24th October 1809. Vellum, size 11" x 13, two blue paper tax stamps. Some slight browning. 1809. £10.00

  318. Holmbush Farm, Slinfold, Surrey LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Consisting of Four Excellent Cart Horses, One Pony, Six Shorthorn Cows in Full Milk, 14 Head of Young Stock, 57 Head of Poultry, The Implements... Mr Plummer is directed... to Sell by Auction... September 21st, 1877.... 12pp., sm. 8vo. Title page with attractive type-faces. 1877. £12.00

  319. Wimbledon, Manor of COPY ADMISSION of William Holman, on the Surrender of Mrs. Elizabeth Biggs, to Lands called Butt Shot and Street Furlong Shot in the Parish of Mortlake, abutting a field called Butes Shot. Vellum, size 20" x 12" folded. Signed as examined with the Court Roll. Some minor staining on outside where titled. 1839. £16.00


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  320. Chichester PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE With Plans of Freehold Accommodation or Building Land known as 'The Silverlock Estate' comprising 9 Acres... within 60 yards of the City Walls... to be Sold by Auction... July 11, 1899. 4pp., folio, folded with docket title, two large-scale folding plans, with some outline colour, one of which shows Proposed Plan of Recreation Ground, showing Theatre, football ground, section of arcading etc. 1899. £28.00

  321. Newhaven Harbour Company SHARE CERTIFICATE General Capital Stock. Printed Certificate, not made out. Size 9" x 9". Perforated 'cancelled' stamp. 19-. £8.00

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


  323. Selsey COLIN PULLINGER, SELSEY Card with 26 lines in manuscript, in a neat cursive hand, advertising the services of Colin Pullinger 'Contractor, Inventor, Fisherman and Mechanic... Builder, Carpenter... Repairer of Umbrellas and parasols.... The Inventor and maker of the following: an improved Horse Hoe, and improved Scarifier... an improved Velocipede.... a curious Rat and Mouse trap made on a scientific principal where each one caught sets the trap to catch its neighbour...'. Written on one side of card, size 6" x 4", card slightly browned. c1880. £24.00

  324. Wiston OBLIGATION BOND of Richard Paine of Wiston, Woolcomber, to John Vale of Nayland, Grocer. 1p., sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf, printed with ms inserts. Signed by Paine and 2 witnesses. Wax seal. In English, with preamble in Latin. 1705. £25.00


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  325. Birmingham CATALOGUE of Plating Plant, Polishing Lathes, Compositions, Bobs, Mops, Brushes, &c Manufactured by Hartley & Son, Electric Works, St. Paul's Square. 58pp., 8vo, illustrations. Wraps spotty. c1892. £14.00
    Includes plating outfits for cycle makers, brushes for frosting, enamelling stoves, etc.


  326. Pratt (W), Printer, Birmingham VILIKINS AND DINAH and Banks & Braes o' Bonny Doon. Two poems the first the tale of a girl who refuses to marry the man chosen by her father, in 7 verses, with chorus to be sung by 'poisoned people', 'for the Chemist round the corner, where the poison was bought', etc. Size 10" x 7". Nick in paper in left margin. Woodcut vignette at head. No. 431 bottom right. c1860. £20.00

  327. Temple Balsall AN ACT for confirming a Scheme of the Charity Commissioners for the Hospital of Lady Katherine Leveson at Temple Balsall in the County of Warwick. Pages numbered 237-242, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1861. £10.00

  328. Warwick PHOTOGRAPHS Small collection of good views of Warwick, albumen prints, 5 views 9" x 11", 8 views approx 6" x 8". 13 views in all, unmounted. Titled in pencil on verso. Some slight creasing at edges of some views. c1890. £26.00
    Views include Jephson Gardens, Holly Walk, Town Hall, Eastgate, Guys Cliff House, 'An old house at Warwick'.



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  329. Barford St. Martin PARTICULARS of The Hurdcott House Estate... A Valuable Oasis of Greensand Amid the Chalk Hills... Stone-Built Georgian Residence... Finely Timbered Park of 70 Acres... Mile of Trout Fishing in the Nadder and a Lake (Wildfowl) and Two Excellent Farms... 21 Charming Small Houses and Cottages... an area of 1,017 acres... for Sale by Auction... June 9th, 1943... 21pp., size 15" x 9", wraps, cloth spine, 22 photographic views on glossy paper. Lacks plan from pocket at rear. Wraps dusty. 1943. £28.00

  330. Beckington PARTICULARS of the Sale by Auction of.... 'The Foresters' Arms Inn' and 'The Weaver's Arms Inn' situated at Dilton Marsh.... Trowbridge, 21st December, 1896. 4to, 3pp, vertical fold. 1896. £14.00

  331. Chitterne St. Mary POSTER Printed in red and black, advertising auction sale of Glebe Lands and Farmyard & Buildings at Chitterne St. Mary with Chitterne All Saints. 30" x 20", folded. 1919. £14.00

  332. Dauntsey, Wootton Bassett, Brinkworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XIV. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Small strip 6" long shaded blue and labelled 'GWR'. Flat sheet, folded, part of verso dusty. 1887. £24.00

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

  334. Forestford BILL OF BARGAIN AND SALE of John Hypdiche, of Stockton, Smith, to John Farley, of Strayford(?), of his right and title in a messuage he holds from Mr. Stanter in Stockton, for £5. In English on paper, size 7" x 12", folded. Small clipping from an old bookseller's catalogue pasted in margin. Docket title. Traces of blue paper at edge on verso, presumably where once pasted at edge into margin. Endorsed as 'copy', but if so, a contemporary one. 26 April, 7 Edward VI. 1553. £45.00

  335. Great Durnford Inclosure AN ACT For dividing and allotting Lands within the Parish of Great Durnford.... Pages numbered 1-23 + docket title, disbound, small folio, folded, Act of parliament. 1821. £20.00

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

  337. Hilperton RELEASE of a close of six acres of land called Chessland in Hilperton, Thomas Neate, gent. of Chippenham, to George Moody, Baker, of Hilperton. Vellum, size 17" x 31", wax seal on tag. Large calligraphic initial 'T', size 7" x 5", made up of inummerable small curlicues. Ink on the heavy black strokes in the heading slighly rubbed in parts. Small hole in vellum at one fold with loss of a few letters. 1667. £40.00

  338. Kennet and Avon Canal RESOLUTION AND SHARE ISSUE. Report of a meeting at the Guildhall, Bristol, 20th November, 1792, 'for the taking into consideration the propriety of making a Navigable Canal from this City, to join the Severn at Glocester...', and a meeting 5th June 1810, at Bristol. The last page has a form for subscribers to Shares to fill in. Size , 3 pages. Traces of folds. 1810. £46.00

  339. Marlborough and Salisbury Road AN ACT for More effectually, repairing and amending the Marlborough District of the Road from Swindon to Marlborough, and from Marlborough to Everley, in the County of Wilts; and also the Branch Road from the same to the present Turnpike Road from Andover to Devizes; and for making a Road from the said Branch Road at Collingbourn Ducis to join the present Turnpike Road from Andover to Salisbury, in the said County. Pages numbered 1-15 and docket title, small folio, disbound, stitched as issued, folded, Act of Parliament. London: 1832. £17.00

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

  341. Milborne, Little Somerford, Whychurch AN ACT for Draining, Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing, certain Commons and Waste Lands, and also a certain Open Common Meadow, within the Manors of Whychurch and Milborne, and Little Somerford... 14pp., small folio, disbound, separately paginated. Docket title. Act of Parliament. 1790. £18.00

  342. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Thursday July 29, 1819 Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Splits down left hand edge where once bound. 1819. £15.00
    Contains much on the Elections, court reports etc.


  343. Steeple Ashton AN ACT for Inclosing Lands in the Parish of Steeple Ashton, in the County of Wiltshire. 24pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1813. £18.00

  344. West Lavington PARTICULARS WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Estate known as St Joan a Gore.... Superior Residence, Three Cottages, and Convenient Buildings.... for Sale by Auction June 15th 1911. size 12" x 10", 6pp., decorative wraps, folding plan. 1911. £18.00

  345. Westbury MAP OF THE PARISH OF WESTBURY tracing from the tithe map, scale 3 chains to an inch. In ink and pink colour on waxed cotton, size 36" x 40", folded. Some foxing spots. 1871. £50.00
    Under the scale bar is written 'Tracing from the tithe map 17/2/81 J.D.' Shows roads, fields, buildings in pink and grey, all numbered.



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  346. Bartley Green PLAN OF BOOTH HODGETTS ESTATE IN THE PARISH OF NORTHFIELD situate at Bartley Green in the County of Worcester bought of William James. Manuscript plan on paper in ink and watercolour, size 17" x 11", folds. With table bottom right giving 'Names of the Leasors', with acreages. Shows the road to Birmingham and the road to Halesowen and Dudley, farmhouse in elevation, foldyard, orchard, surrounding fields, with names and acreages. Trees shown in different fields. Coloured border, decorative coloured compass rose. c1800. £130.00

  347. Blacksmith BILL of John Perkins, Shoeing Forge, St. John's Worcester. Very fine engraved heading with vignette showing two men in top hats with a horse, outside a building. Size 6" x 7". Lists costs for shoes over one year. 1850. £12.00

  348. Malvern REGISTER OF PROPERTY The Malvern, Worcestershire, and Midland Counties... Issued Monthly by W.D. Sandoe & Son, Vernon House, Malvern. 31pp., 8vo., plus 16 pages of local adverts printed on bright pink paper. Staples rusty, causing staining of paper where stapled. 1895. £18.00
    Includes property to let as well as for sale. Much of the property is in Malvern.



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

  350. Fenwick, near Askern SALE OF LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Wheat & Bean Stacks, Eatage, Household Furniture &c at Fenwick, near Askern... By Public Auction On the Premises of Mr Mark Skelton.... 14th & 15th of Feb. 1844, All the Valuable Farming Stock... Poster, size 15" x 10", rather creased in places, with some marks with printers ink. Lists Horses, beasts, Sheet, Poultry, Carriages & Implements, Furniture. T. Brooke & Co. Printers, Doncaster. 1844. £20.00

  351. Forth, Printer SANDY AND JENNY and The Galley Slave. Ballads, printed in two columns with vignettes at head, one of a rose, and one of Britannia on an island. Size 10" x 7". Repaired tear at top left corner, some very small tears at edges. Forth, Printer, Pocklington. c1840. £25.00
    'Sandy and Jenny' appears to be a Scottish ballad.


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


  353. Guisborough ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 17. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Edition of 1856, probably c1870. £25.00
    Guisborough is more or less at the centre of the map.


  354. Halifax LEASE FOR A YEAR of ground containing 'two days' work', lately occupied by the Cross Pipes Inn, adjoining Parkinson's House Lane and King's Cross Lane, John Watkinson of Ovenden, Merchant, and others, to John Howarth and others. Vellum sheet, two fine wax seals with rampant lion, lightly browned throughout. 1784. £18.00

  355. Langsett, Stocks Bridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 281. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Proposed reservoir outlined in red and pipeline inked in across the map through Langsett. 1854. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1894. £26.00

  356. Leeds DEED OF EXCHANGE of land at Potter Newton bounded by the Rivulet which supplies the Dam of the Holmes Mill, with right to elevate the water in the Dam 'to the height of the present Byerwash of the Dam'. A six-part indenture involving the Hon. William Lamb of Brocket Hall, Herts., Earl Cowper of Kent, James Brown of Harehills. 6 vellum sheets. On verso of one sheet is manuscript plan, size 6" x 12", showing Holmes Mill, Reservoir Bye Wash etc. 7 wax seals. 1815. £30.00

  357. Leeds MORTGAGE in Fee of a Messuage and Farm called Coldcoates in the Parish of Leeds, Thomas Strother and Samuel Elam to Mr. Rothwell and Mr. Appleyard. Three large vellum sheets, three wax seals, some slight discoloration of vellum in parts. 1806. £16.00
    Lists various closes of land adjoining the house itself including Broomhill, Great Ing, Kiln Croft etc. The sum was £4,000.


  358. Oates family MANUSCRIPT recording Oates genealogy. 31p, in a neat hand, plus many blank. Notebook size 8" x 6", marbled boards, lacks front board, missing pieces of calf on spine. A few illustrations of monuments and coats of arms in text. Watermark 1814. £140.00
    Records Oates births, marriages, deaths, from Registers and monumental inscriptions, tombstones (transcriptions from monument given), in churches in the parishes of Thornhill, Kirkheaton, Mirfield, Dewsbury (the most names recorded with 16 pages), Wakefield, Hunslett, Astbury, Leeds, Silkstone, Leek, Barnsley, Brotherton, Horbury, Hockton, followed by names and dates from Wills of Rayner proved at York (up to 1814), Wills of Jolly or Jolley proved at Chester, Litchfield and Doctors Commons, Wills of Oates in Doctors Commons, York. For these last wills the main details of other family members mentioned in the will are noted. Notes Titus Oates will (1708).


  359. Redcar, Wilton, Marske ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 7. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Linen-backed. Contours shaded in various colours and some heights marked in red ink. c1880. £26.00

  360. Wath upon Dearne, Wentworth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet 283. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Boundary round Wath upon Dearne shaded pink. 1887. £24.00

  361. York INVITATION from the Sheriff of York to a Reception at the Exhibition Buildings, January 16th, 1895. Card size 4" x 6", printed in brown, with shield surrounded by leaves at top... together with... Menu for the City Club, York, Annual Dinner, Nov. 28th, 1894. 4pp., printed in red on card, small 8vo. 1894-5. £8.00


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  362. Leroy (Henri), Printer LE BAILLAGE Journal Officiel de la Societe Royale D'Agriculture et D'Horticulture de Guernsey. Broadsheet style journal, 4pp., folded, in French but with a few articles in English, including a long article on 'John Guille, formerly Bailiff of Guernsey'. 21 janvier, 1893. £12.00

  363. Maillard (Wm.), Publisher THE COMET Guernsey, Thursday January 2, 1843. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Traces of folds. 1843. £14.00
    News of the arrival and swearing-in of John Guille as Bailiff, plan to build new breakwater at Jersey, using convicts, etc.


  364. Maillard (Wm.), Publisher THE COMET Guernsey, Monday January 2, 1843. Broadsheet newspaper, 4pp. Traces of folds. 1843. £14.00
    Contains three-column article on the swearing in of new Bailiff J. Guille, Eruption of Etna, etc.



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    Ireland


  365. Combinations in Ireland AN ACT to prevent unlawful Combinations of Workmen.... in Ireland.... 11pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1803. £18.00

  366. Dublin Police AN ACT for improving the Dublin Police. 28pp, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1842. £14.00

  367. Dublin Port AN ACT for erecting an Harbour for Ships to the Eastward of Dunleary, within the Port of Dublin. Pages numbered 601-620, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. £16.00

  368. Irish Hospitals AN ACT to amend several Acts for erecting or establishing Public Infirmaries or Hospitals, in Ireland, so far as relates to the Surgeons and Apothecaries of such Infirmaries or Hospitals. Pages numbered 481-483, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814. £10.00

  369. Irish Population AN ACT for taking an Account of the Population of Ireland... 16pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1812. £14.00


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  370. Crinan Canal AN ACT for authorizing the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, to order the Payment to be applied in completing the Crinan Canal. 10pp., small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1816. £15.00

  371. Dumfries THE INCORPORATION OF SQUAREMEN being convened the meeting authorised the Deacon Boxmaster and Masters... to enter into Articles of Roup of said Squaremen's loft... Extract from the minute of a meeting in Dumfries, 3rd April 1834, authorising the sale of the Squaremen's loft in St. Michael's Church, together with the chandelier and cloth. 1p., small folio, signed by Clerk... together with... Articles and Conditions of the Roup of all and whole that portion of the South Gallerry in St. Michaels Church... bounded by the loft belonging to the Incorporation of Skinners on the North East... the Incorporation of Tailors on the South... and the windowseat behind the Loft... 2p., folio, signed by 8 members, with a third page giving the result of the roup, signed by 11 members. April 1834. £25.00

  372. Elgin and Lossiemouth Harbour AN ACT for enlarging and improving the Elgin and Lossiemouth Harbour, for raising a further Sum of Money.... Pages numbered 977-1000, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1856. £11.00

  373. Gall & Inglis, Publisher TOURIST'S MAP OF THE CLYDE 'Half Inch' Map. Map printed in green and black, size 15" x 24", printed on both sides. Hachures showing high ground. Folding into 12mo blue card wraps. c1910. £10.00
    Includes the whole of the Isle of Arran.


  374. Nairn ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet I S.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 18", plus margins. Revision of 1931-2 with additions in 1938. Red dotted line drawn east of the town to the shoreline, printed in red 'Pier and Harbour Orders Confirmation Act 1914'. Margins dusty. Stamps of Ministry of Agriculture in margin. 1914. £14.00
    Covers the whole of the town, Moss-side, Househill.


  375. Portobello REPORT UPON THE BOROUGH OF PORTOBELLO 1p, with a Plan of the Town, by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline, scale 6" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. Some minor off-setting on plan. c1832. £24.00

  376. Ramsay and Son, Publisher THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT Feb. 9th, 1835. Newspaper, 4pp. 1865. £12.00
    Contains adverts for auction sales, report of dinner at Perth for Hon. Fox Maule, murder in Leith etc.


  377. Saltcoats Harbour AN ACT For further improving and maintaining the Harbour of Saltcoats in the County of Ayr. Pages numbered 1193-1224, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1843. £10.00

  378. Scottish Spirits AN ACT for repealing the Duties of Excise on Stills used for distilling or rectifying Low Wines or Spirits for Consumption in Scotland; on Worts or Wash made for extracting Spirits; and on Spirits made for Consumption in Scotland; and for granting and securing other Duties in lieu thereof; and for better securing the Duties on Foreign Spirits and on Malts. Pages numbered 949-966, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1806. £14.00

  379. Selkirk SPIRIT RETAILER'S RECORD BOOK for Charles Ure, Retailer of Spirits. Small folio record book, stiff marbled wraps, printed in columns, 10 double-page spreads showing spirits received into stock on left, and spirits sent out on right. Columns show date received or sent out, name of person received from/sent to, place, no. of certificate, no. of gallons, kind, strength. 1848-1868. £65.00
    Places received from include Glasgow, Port Dundas, Fettercairn. Loosely inserted is a 'Stampt Minute. Linlithgow Collection delivered to Wm. Ure, Spirit Retailer at Falkirk. 5th Sept. 1833'. With record of dates in manuscript. Also printed 'Pattern Book' for Charles Ure showing how to keep records.



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


  381. Great Ormes Head ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Sheet 78. Size 13" x 18", plus wide margins. Cancelled 'Record Map' stamp in top margin. 1891. £10.00
    Most of map is sea area.


  382. Rhyl ENGLISH BAPTIST CHURCH SUSSEX STREET Treasurer's Book, 1913. 72 pages of accounts in 4to notebook, half calf, rubbed. 1913-1935. £18.00

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

  384. Welsh literature LETTER from Tresilian(?) Williams to Egerton Grey. Says 'this little story has no Welsh colour about it - try again, that is, try your hand at a short story dealing with Welsh life and character.' Roath Park, Cardiff, June 6 1910... together with... another rejection letter to the same writer 'I cannot find room for the enclosed in the next number of 'The Nationalist'. The other little poem has been sent on to the printers'. Each 1p., 8vo. 1910-11. £10.00


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  385. Arts Council of Great Britain GEORGE CRUIKSHANK Catalogue of the Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1974. 59pp., 4to, card wraps, spine very rubbed at one point, lacks 'The Toothache' from the pocket inside the back wrap. Numerous illustrations. 1974. £6.00

  386. Baggally family SCRAP BOOK containing 85 pages of news-cuttings, and a few items of ephemera. Album size 12" x 9", calf spine, rubbed. Pasted in news cuttings from 1870 to 1945, relating to the Bagally family, including Sir Richard Baggally, Victorian Member of Parliament and Judge of the Court of Appeal, Herbert Lacy Baggally, Charge d'Affaires in Moscow during World War II, who died in Moscow 1943 (cuttings about meetings with Molotov, German invasion etc.) Also pasted in are two memoriam cards, cards of Herbert Lacy Baggally in Moscow, fine photograph of Sir Richard. The clippings made during the war (including notices of death) have notes in ink explaining the relationship to the family, probably by Herbert Lacy Baggally's wife. 1870-1945. £65.00

  387. Bankrupt M.P's AN ACT to suspend and finally vacate the Seats of members of the House of Commons, who shall become Bankrupts, and who shall pay their Debts in full within a limited Time. Pages numbered 1317-1318, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £10.00

  388. 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.


  389. Bicycle & Tricycle Supply Association, Published by THE TOURISTS' ROUTE MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Published by the Bicycle & Tricyle Supply Association 27,28,29,30 Holburn Viaduct, E.C. Map size 30 x 23", cycle routes for different areas marked in red, with key to the 30 local routes down the left side. Linen-backed, folding into blue cloth-covered boards. On the verso of the map are pasted very attractive adverts for the association's products, including The Omnicycle, The Plectocycle, The Matchless Tricycle, two penny-farthings, saddles, bells, lamps, etc. c1885. £50.00

  390. Brock (Charles E) TWELVE EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS to The Pickwick Papers by Charles Brock. Published by Arthur W. Waters and Holland Bros. 12 illustrations unbound in printed wraps, with list of chapters and extract from text inside front wrap, which is almost completely detached. 1921. £12.00

  391. Bury St. Edmunds, Norwich etc. BOOK OF ORIGINAL POETRY Manuscript on 82 pages, in 4to notepbook, quarter calf, pieces of calf missing from top and bottom of spine. Some blank pages at rear. 1852-1859. £70.00
    Includes 'Charlotte Underwood. Died 29th April 1856 in the 85th year of her age'; 'Thoughts on leaving Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Day 1855.' dated Angel Hill 25th December 1855; 'On the Visit of the King of Sardinia December 1855' (10 verses with the chorus 'Victor Emanuel hail!'); 'The First Baptism in George Street Chapel, Bromley by Bow 24th January 1859' (7p. - 'First in the yielding water a sister/He immerses - image of death, of death/To sin, and as her earthly form/He raises, types forth her resurrection/To eternal life?...')


  392. Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire REMARKS Upon that Part of the Great Bedford Level, called The North Level, in Which The Causes of its First Drowning, and of its present ruinous Condition, are considered; with some Proposals for the better Draining the said Level. First Published in 1748, and now Corrected, and Published, for the Perusal of the Publick, as there is a Bill depending in Parliament for the better Draining of the North Level, with Porsand. 3p., folio, finely printed on thick paper, folded with docket title. c1750. £80.00

  393. Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire BACON'S NEW 'HALF-INCH' CYCLING ROAD MAPS No. 12. Cambridge. 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 slightly faded. Best cycling roads shown in red. With Index of Towns, giving population at 1901 census. Key shows dangerous roads, etc. c1910. £12.00

  394. Conveyance of Mails AN ACT to provide for the Conveyance of the Mails by Railways. Pages numbered 797-804, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 1838. £15.00

  395. Devon and Cornwall ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP composite map, scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 49" x 76", dissected and mounted on linen and folding into cloth boards. size 13" x 9". Tear in linen along part of one fold, along one printed section and 3 blank sections to the left of it. Covers most of Devon apart from the eastern area around Exeter, and Cornwall as far west as Falmouth and Camborne. The area north of Teignmouth and East of Chittlehampton is blank paper. Marginal information with key at bottom. Some areas around Tavistock outlined in crayon. c1910. £55.00
    Includes Camborne, Falmouth, Newquay, Plymouth, Tavistock, Newton Abbot, Torquay, Hartland, Bideford.


  396. Dorset and Devon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Fifth Edition. Sheet No. 139. Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Blue and black Ellis Martin Cover with hiker, cloth-backed. Slight crease in front wrap, slightly rubbed at corner. 1937. £8.00

  397. Evans and Arrowsmith's TIME TABLES and General Advertiser For Bristol, Bath, The Western Counties and South Wales. Steam Packets... Railway Trains... July, 1854. Price One Penny. Booklet, 16pp., size 7" x 10", decorative front wrap with picture of a paddle steamer in Avon Gorge, unfinished Suspension Bridge. Split down spine and front wrap detached, traces of vertical fold. Adverts on verso. Gives prices of tickets as well as times. 1854. £34.00

  398. 'F.G.J.' HOW DID WE ACT IN THAT CASE? Vide - Mr Gladstone's Speech at Edinburgh on the 17th March, 1880. Poem printed on one side of a sheet 16" x 11", in 48 stanzas, printed in two columns. Traces of having been pasted to album leaf down right hand edge. 1880. £25.00
    Gladstone toured various cities in Scotland in 1879-1880, making very long speeches, but attracting huge audiences (20,000 in Edinburgh). The poem refers to foreign affairs, implying that the Liberals bemoaned colonial wars but were happy to take the material gain: 'And when our turn comes we shall keep/What the Afghan war gives us to hold/Though every true Briton must weep/O'er the tale of a wicked war told. Rely that no Liberal yields/What the Tories have left them in hand/And spoils won on far distant fields/We shall use for the good of this land.'


  399. Farriery ELEVEN BILLS From William Hull and Son to Mistress Hannah Gibbon. Small folio, each bill listing approx. fifty items over a period of months. 1831-43. £30.00
    Includes shoes for horses, sharpening tools, doses of 'physick' for cows, 'blistering mare', mending wheels, 'sharpening coulter' etc.


  400. Forest of Dean AN ACT for regulating... Right of Common of Pasture in the New Forest, in the County of Southampton.... and for the better Collection and Recovery of the Gale Rents in the Forest of Dean.... 6pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1819. £12.00

  401. Fox Photo Archive AN IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL RECORD of Great Britain between the years 1926 and 1976, will be Sold by Tender by Sotheby's Belgravia... to be sold as two separate archives... 20pp., decorative wraps, size 8" x 8", numerous illustrations, including some in colour. 1976. £16.00

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


  403. Gotch (Bernard) LINOCUT black and white, titled in pencil in margin 'Winter'. On thin paper, size 6" x 7", mounted along top margin on thin card. Letter 'G' in bottom corner. 1940's or earlier. £24.00
    Attractive view of a village street under snow, fields and trees on left.


  404. Greenland Whale Fishery AN ACT for allowing, until the Signature of Preliminary Articles of Peace, Vessels employed in the Greenland Whale Fishery, to complete their full Number of Men at certain Ports. Pages numbered 97-98, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1806. £12.00

  405. Hampshire, Surrey ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. 285. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", border all round. Linen-backed and folding into small 8vo marbled wraps, key map and Stanford label on front wrap. County border shaded in pink and yellow, water features, woodland, main roads hand-coloured. c1890. £20.00
    Covers Aldershot, Guildford, Farnham.


  406. Hertfordshire and Middlesex AN ACT for making more effectual an Act... for repairing the Roads... from the Parish of Enfield... to the Town of Hertford, and to the Great Bridge in Ware, in the County of Hertford, and for amending the Road from the said Great Bridge to the South End of the Great Bridge at Wades Mill... 4pp., small folio, plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1733. £15.00

  407. Hotels LETTER ON HEADED NOTEPAPER of Kraft's Gd. Hotel de Nice, 1891. 3p large 8vo, with fine engraved view of hotel, gardens, carriages etc., printed in blue.... together with letter on headed notepaper from Grand Hotel Montfleury, Cannes, 1903, with photographic type view of hotel. 1891-1903. £7.00

  408. Kingston upon Thames to Petersfield and Hindhead Heath to Chichester Roads AN ACT for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Town of Kingston upon Thames, in the County of Surry, to a Place called Sheetbridge... and also the Road from Hindhead Heath... Cover leaf + pages numbered 719-756, Black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. 1749. £12.00

  409. Labels TWO SHEETS OF PRINTED LABELS for cans of fish. 8vo sheets, printed with top and side labels for cans, one for Ramirez & Cie, Sardines (France), chromolith printing in red, green and gold, the other for Cocagne Filets of Mackerel (Portugal), printed in black and orange. c1910. £10.00

  410. Lace AN ACT for better encouraging the Manufacture of Thread Lace in Great Britain. Pages numbered 737-746, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1806. £14.00

  411. Lancashire and Yorks. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map. Scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXXVIII N.W., size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in right-hand margin. Surface slightly dusty. A few repaired edge tears. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1904. £28.00
    Shows numerous faults with white lines, and one mineral vein in gold.


  412. Land Commission, Copyhold Dept. FORTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT of The Commissioners. 1883. 22pp., sm. folio, with tables of Enfranchisements, with columns for the Manor (in alphabetical order of county), County, Name of the Lord of the Manor, Tenure, Incidents of the Manor, Terms for Enfranchisement. 1883. £14.00

  413. Le Roi, Libraire, Publisher NOUVEAU PLAN ROUTIER DE LA VILLE DE PARIS Revu et Corrige en 1831. Orne de ses Principaux Monuments. Engraved plan, size 29" x 37", on thick paper, the river and the boundaries of the arrondissements hand-coloured. Shows buildings, layout of gardens etc., streets named. With a key to hundreds of streets down the sides. Around the plan are 28 vignette views, ranging in size from 2" x 3" to 2" to 8". Some small splits, some with slight wear, at about six points where folds meet. Some small edge tears repaired on verso with document tape. Folding into 8vo marbled boards, very rubbed and worn, front board detached, faded and stained printed label. Paris 1831. £65.00
    Views include l'Observatoire Royal', 'la Place Royal', 'Ecole Militaire', 'Porte Saint Denis', 'Chateau d'eau', 'Vue du Pont Neuf par le Pont des Arts' etc.


  414. Maidenhead, London JOURNAL of a short tour from London to Maidenhead. Three and a half pages, 8vo, written on folded sheets, paper watermarked 1833. Recounts a trip by a student 'Went for my last time to the London U. where I was examined by Mr White in Limits Logarithms & solutions of triangles'. He travels to Maidenhead where he and a friend stay for several days next to The George. They visit Cookham 'where I drew a little in the Church yard crossed the ferry went through Lord Boston's Park..' He visits Hurley Place 'an old delapidated mansion - shortly to be pulled down. Main events seem to be his meals.... together with... A description 'Gloucester Cathedral', written on exactly the same size leaves, same watermark, in a similar, but more untidy hand. 10 pages of detailed and technical architectural description of the interior and exterior, for example 'I regard the Perpendicular of this Transept as very early, the windows retaining more marks of the Decorated the the other parts...', 'The windows pleased me remarkably and a plenteous use is made of the ball or nailhead in the moulding...' It may possibly have been written as some sort of task set to an architecture student. 2 items. 1830's. £34.00

  415. Military Service FOR THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF Statement of the Services of J. A. Vesey Kirkland, Colonel & Lt. Colonel of the 2/5 Regiment of Fusiliers with a Record of such Particulars as may be useful in case of his death. 7p., folio, printed on blue paper, folded with docket title on verso of last leaf, with details of service from 1837 to 1863 entered in ink. April 1864. £30.00
    John Angersham Vesey Kirkland. Joined 'By Purchase' age 17, and served in the Windward Islands, Canada, The Crimea (Alma, Inkermann, Balaklava, Sevastopol), Natal.


  416. Montgomery and Shropshire Poor AN ACT for rendering effectual and Act.... for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Parishes of Mongomery and Pool, and the Places united therewith, in the Counties of Montgomery and Salop. Cover leaf + pages numbered 395-404, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1796. £12.00

  417. 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.


  418. Ordnance Survey AN ACT to authorize and facilitate the Completion of a Survey of Great Britain, Berwick upon Tweed and the Isle of Man... 10pp.... together with... An Act to continue the Survey of Great Britain... 2pp. 1861. 1841 and 1861. £26.00

  419. Philadelphia, U.S.A BILLS with printed headings, for Philadelphia firms. Seventeen bills, 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. 1852-6. £16.00
    Includes Harper, Watch Importer; Leibrich, Lock Manufacturer; Carpenter, Tailor; Earle, Dealer in Oil Paintings and Manufacturer of Frames; Martin, Publisher; The Ladies Depository; Berry, Tailor; Pinchin, Manufacturers of Chandeliers; Wilson, House & Sign Painter; Sweet Briar Ice Co., etc.


  420. Photography IMPERIAL HANDBOOK 1913. The Imperial Dry Plate Co. Ltd., Cricklewood, London. Booklet, 24pp., 8vo, decorative wraps, numerous illusts. Articles on Orthochromatic Photography, Uses of Stops, Development, etc. 1913. £12.00

  421. 'Quest', Published by A HUNDRED QUESTIONS OF WITCHCRAFT Answered by a Member of the Craft. Cyclostyled booklet, 35pp., 4to, printed wraps, stapled. London 1970. £8.00
    'This is the second in the series of '100 Questions' published by the Editors of 'Quest' in conjunction with authors... This work was written by a witch with many years experience...'


  422. Railways AN ACT for regulating Railways. Pages numbered 765-771, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George E. Eyre, and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1840. £14.00

  423. Richardson's NEW CHART OF THE BRITISH ISLES Colour-printed map. On 2 sheets each 24" x 36", linen-backed, folding into sm. folio boards, cloth faded, a few small splits in cloth at spine. 1914. £17.00
    Includes Gazeteer, Motor Index Marks, information on Postal Services, etc.


  424. Roberts (T.H.), Publisher THE ILLUSTRATED CARPENTER AND BUILDER 20 issues, Vol III. No. 53-73, lacking no. 59. Approx. 18p. in each. Each issue disbound from a bound volume, a few pages foxed. 1878. £10.00
    Includes a number with illustration on front page of Cleopatra's needle just put into position showing surrounding timber scaffolding, article on the engineering inside, cover illustrations of Blackpool Winter Gardens, New York Elevated Railroad, Manchester Town Hall.


  425. Royal Navy SERVICE AND TESTIMONIALS OF CHARLES THOMAS SIMPSON KEVERN Staff Surgeon, Royal Navy. 4pp., folio, printed in columns, showing name of Ship, Commander, Addition to Service Testimonials (references from the Commander). c1860. £22.00
    Keverne served in the West India, West Coast of Africa, on a Convict Ship 'Dudbrook' to Australia, etc. 'He conducted himself very much to my satisfaction. His care and attention to the sick on board, on the trying station (Coast of Africa) was beyond all praise... Thos. Hope, Captain.'


  426. Sanford and Percival families ABSTRACT OF SETTLEMENTS made previous to the Marriage of The Revd. Edw. Ayshford Sanford with Miss Christina Emma Percival. 22p., sm. folio, folded. 1853. £10.00
    Refers to the will of Sir Charles Flower, Alderman of London. His Trustees included Ambrose Lethbridge Goddard, Henry Hussey Vivian. Does not mention lands in detail. The Sanford family were from the Taunton area.


  427. Shipwrecked Mariners in Portugal AN ACT to alter and extend an Act.... for relief of Shipwrecked Mariners and distressed Persons, being His Majesty's Subjects, in the Kingdom of Portugal. Pages numbered 1029-1034, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814. £10.00

  428. 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

  429. Signal and Telegraph Stations AN ACT to enable His Majesty to acquire Ground necessary for Signal and Telegraph Stations. 7pp. 1815. £12.00

  430. Somerset and Dorset PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Estates, in the Parishes of Henstridge, Horsington, Kington Magna, and Manston.... comprising 782 Acres of excellent Grazing and Dairy Land... to be Sold by Auction at the Henstridge Ash Inn.... 18th June, 1849, in Ten Lots. 7pp., folio, folded with docket title. Two fine lithographed folding hand-coloured plans. 1849. £40.00
    With detailed schedules of fields etc.


  431. Somerset and Wiltshire AN ACT for continuing an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, Intituled An Act for repairing and enlarging the Highways between the Top of Kingsdown Hill and the City of Bath, and also several Highways leading to and through the said City, and for cleansing, paving and lighting the Streets, and regulating the Chairmen there... 10pp., plus cover leaf, disbound. Act of Parliament. 1721. £16.00

  432. Stone Bottles AN ACT for granting to His Majesty certain Duties on Stone Bottles made in or imported into Great Britain. Pages numbered 1273-1286, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. £14.00

  433. Survey of India MAP CATALOGUE Published under the Direction of Brigadier R.H. Thomas, Surveyor General. 1931. 35pp., folio, wraps, cloth spine, numerous key maps, some folding maps in colour. Small piece torn away from two corners of top wrap, split in cloth at top of spine, first page dusty. Printed at the Photo-litho office of the Survey, Calcutta. 1931. £26.00

  434. United States of America LETTER signed 'CHV' from 172 State St., Albany, New York, June 29th, to a friend in Britain addressed as 'Dear Colonel'. 16p., 8vo, undated but paper water-marked 1900, describing his visit to New York, Albany, Boston, and Washington. Handwriting rather scrawly... together with a four-page letter in the same hand, also signed 'CHV', addressed from 'Applegarth, Maidencombe, Teignmouth, Nov. 30th' (1905), to 'My dear Young', about his recent serious illness. c1900. £24.00
    He stays at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, where he describes the menu as 'running to 150 different edibles... Americans seem to be very temperate as to wine etc... mostly taking iced water'. He is impressed by the 'electric hansoms'. At Washington he found the White House was about to be repaired, and feared he could not go inside, but 'my landlord came to my rescue getting me into the place, & even introducing me to the President Mr. Rooseveldt with whom I had the honour of shaking hands & exchanging a word. He is a very busy man & 20 or 30 people were waiting to see him at the time...'


  435. Webman (H.J). Song Publisher, New York THE GIPSY'S WARNING Song in 4 verses. Printed on one side of 8vo sheet, decorative border. New York. c1880. £6.00
    The song tells of how a gypsy warns a young girl to beware 'the dark-eyed stranger' who it transpires has previously betrayed the gipsy herself.


  436. Weinreb Architectural Books ARCHITECTURE Catalogue 2. Books and Drawings before 1800. 94pp., 8vo., stiff wraps. Numerous illustrations... together with... Public Building Part I. 32pp., 8vo, stiff wraps. n.d. c1977. £12.00
    Booksellers catalogues of rare books and original architectural drawings and designs.


  437. Whale Fishery AN ACT for continuing the Premium allowed to Ships employed in, and for enlarging the Limits of the Southern Whale Fishery. Pages numbered 125-127, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament. London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1802. £12.00

  438. Whale Fishery AN ACT for continuing the Premiums allowed to Ships employed in, and for enlarging, the Limits of the Southern Whale Fishery. 2p. Small folio. Disbound. 1802. £10.00

    COPPER MINING

  439. Williams family SEVEN LETTERS from John Michael Williams to his brother and uncle, 3 from London and one from Swansea. One dated 1858 says they have an order for copper, and that R. Michell is 'going on with Carne's Bank, his capital will be employed & we may get his Tin House...', another dated 1859 about lack of orders, imports from Chile 'only four vessels on the way to us... Mines in Chili nearly all stopped... this alone justifies our keeping up the price of Copper a little longer'. The letter from Swansea, 1860, says they should purchase little more ore 'I hope you will not purchase exceeding 250-300 Tons of ore on Thursday, say high produce and none but what contain much sulphur or arsenic and no grey ores - ask M. Andrews to be more particular in marking the Foreign Ores when they contain Black or Grey and part yellow...' all one page, sm. 8vo, except the last which is 2p. May 1859 - August 1860. £40.00

  440. Wiltshire & Gloucestershire. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36", linen-backed. 5 old sellotape marks in margin. 'Index to the Tithe Survey' printed top margin. Cancelled red 'Boundary Section Record Copy' stamps in margin. O.S. Blindstamp 1881. £35.00

  441. Wiltshire and Somerset Auction PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Farm.... Known as 'Alcombe Farm'.... Situate in the Parishes of Box and Ditteridge, also Freehold Dwelling-Houses, Gardens, Building Land, Lime-Kilns and other Premises, Situate in the Upper Bristol Road, about 1 miles from the City of Bath. To Be Sold by Messrs. Hawkins & Son.... On Thursday the 4th day of November, 1886. Folio, 5pp, folded, 3 large folding coloured plans. 1886. £32.00

  442. Workers' Travel Association SUNSHINE CRUISES by the W.T.A. 1933. Folded card forming a booklet with illustration in typical thirties style showing bright North African scene, etc. Price list and booking form enclosed. 1933. £6.00

  443. Wyld (J) A NEW MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Projected upon the Trigonometrical Operations made for the General Survey of the Kingdom. Engraved map size 48" x 38", edges bound with tape, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into large 8vo cloth slipcase with printed label. County boundaries and park-land hand-coloured, canals coloured and named, piano-key border. With table of Altitudes of Principal Mountains. Some off-setting of title. London, January 1st, 1840. £155.00
    Shows county boundaries, Mail Roads, Turnpike Roads, Travelling By Roads, Railways, Canals, etc.


  444. Yorkshire and Derbyshire BACON'S NEW 'HALF-INCH' CYCLING ROAD MAPS No. 6. Sheffield. Reduced by permission from the New Ordnance Survey. Coloured map size 24" x 32", linen-backed and folding into tall thin 8vo boards. Best cycling roads shown in red. With Index of Towns, giving population at 1901 census. Key shows dangerous roads, etc. c1910. £12.00


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