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  1. Ashford, Canterbury, Margate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, size 25" x 36", plus margins, folding into 8vo marbled endpapers. Delicate full wash colouring. Printed from an Electrotype 1876. £65.00

  2. Ashford, Canterbury, Margate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding into 8vo marbled endpapers. Thin black ink line drawn from Westgate Bay through Canterbury to Charing, following a road. Inserted in rubbed and faded slipcase with Wyld label. Electrotype 1876. £48.00

  3. 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

  4. Bacon's PLAN OF CHATHAM Rochester, etc. Coloured plan, size approx 12" x 18", single fold at centre. Scale 6" to 1 mile. c1885. £18.00

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

  6. Bromley PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Six Villa Residences... situate at Alma Grove, Plaistow.. which will be offered by Auction... Sept. 21st, 1899. 3pp., folio, plus docket title on verso. Folded... together with Particulars of Sale for auction of residences at Wimbledon, Bromley, Beckenham, Southall, Harrow, 1918. 6pp., folio, some splits at folds. 2 items. 1899. £14.00

  7. Deal, Walmer, Tilmanstone ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LVIII Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 36". Light red Ordnance stamp of 'Record Map' in top margin at right. First edition 1877. £48.00
    Shows layout of the estates of Dane Court, Waldershare Park, Northbourne Court, Langdon Abbey in detail.

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

  9. Folkestone, New Romney, Kingsnorth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 305. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", border all round, boundaries, main roads, railways, parkland and water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps with Stanford label and key map on front. c1890. £22.00
    The bottom right quarter of the map is sea area.

  10. Halstow COUNTERPART LEASE of a farm house called Dalham, with barns, pasture etc., adjoining, in the parish of High Halstow, Robert Wilkins of St. Margarets, Rochester, to John Prebble of High Halstow. Vellum sheet, size engraved coat of arms with lion and unicorn below, wax seal. Some brownish spotting in places. 1765. £24.00
    Lists 11 stipulations about manuring, use of straw, crops to be sewn etc.

  11. Hartlip, Rainham, Otterham Quay ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX.7 and sheets to south and west, scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 76" x 80", linen-backed and folding into rubbed and chipped marbled endpapers 10" x 7", Stanford label. Covers Twinney Saltings, Horsham March, Otterham Quay, Hartlip, part of Rainham. Water features hand-coloured. Area round Gorse Hill, Gore House and Otterham Quay outlined in red, with various pipe line marked, and some notes, e.g. 'Vineyard Orchard purchased by Eastwoods Oct. 1913 for Chalk'. Shows various brickworks, chalk pits, etc. Two splits in linen, 8" and 4" at top left section. Second Edition 1897. £40.00

  12. Hop-picking POSTCARD titled 'Hop-Picking, Kent.' with black and white view of a group of hop-pickers standing amidst hop poles covered in hops, large filled sack. Group includes sailor in uniform and some children. Sent through the post with Goudhurst postmark (date has not come out). Mockford Series 4. n.d. c1910. £7.00

  13. Lewisham ASSIGNMENT of the a house and a piece of land between the London-Lewisham Road and the Tunbridge-Dartford Railway, James Kent to William Giddins. Vellum, 22" x 28", 2 wax seals. Small coloured plan in margin. 1867. £12.00

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

  15. Maidstone, Loose, Leston ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLII Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. A few small repaired edge tears at bottom. 1st edition 1870. £55.00

    KENT Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  16. Orpington BILL of Frederick Tremain, Mechanical Engineer, Blacksmith and Farrier, Plumber, Locksmith and Bellhanger... Bill on 4p folio, printed heading with variety of decorative typefaces. Made out to Sir Francis Evans for donkey shoes, making up paint, repairs to kitchen equipment, tools etc. 1906. £9.00

  17. Perry Hill, Rushy Green ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VII.7. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37". Water features, roads, buildings hand-coloured. Traces of central vertical fold, some repaired tears in top margin. n.d. Embossed Ordnance stamp 1862. £50.00
    Extends from London and Brighton Railway, Lowther Hill top left, to Claremont Villa, Rose Lawn. Shows in detail the house and garden layout of various large houses such as Perrymount, Red Hall, Perry House. Shows various gravel pits.

  18. Ramsgate BOND of Richard Tomson of Ramsgate in the Isle of Thanet, Mariner to Richard Brice of Mansion in St. Laurence, Isle of Thanet, Victualler, for £260. 1p., small folio, printed, with manuscript inserts, wax seal. Blank conjoint leaf. Folded. 1803. £20.00

  19. Rochester ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 272. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 20", plus margins. Linen-backed and folding into 8vo boards with Stanford label. Printed from an Electrotype 1877. £22.00

  20. Rochester, Tunbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet VI. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 25" x 36", mounted on linen and folding into plain 8vo wraps. Main roads, parkland, county boundaries hand-coloured. Electrotyped in 1864. £50.00
    Includes small areas of Surrey and Sussex.

  21. Romney Marsh ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP part of Sheet No. IV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 16" x 26", border all round. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo grained cloth endpapers. n.d. c1860. £16.00
    Covers Rye, Folkestone, Woodchurch.

  22. Sandwich, Eastry, Ash ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLVIII Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 35" x 23" plus margins. 1st edition 1877. £50.00

  23. Snave and Brenzett PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Desirable Freehold Property Comprising A Brick and Tiled Dwelling House, Stable... eleven Enclosures of Excellent Pasture Land... For Sale by Auction... 28th day of June, 1904. 2p., folio, plus 1p. conditions of sale, folding coloured plan. Creases, map and pages with repaired tear at old fold, title very dusty at edges. 1904. £20.00

  24. Tilmanstone PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Market Garden Land and Cottage Property, at Upper and Lower Street, Tilmanstone, Which will be Sold By Auction... 14th September 1905. 3pp., folio, plus completed memorandum on verso. Folded with docket title. 1905. £12.00
    With names of occupiers.

  25. Tongswood, near Hawkhurst PRIVATE CATALOGUE of Pure Bred Shorthorn Cattle. The Property of C.E. Gunther Esq. of Tongsood. 74pp., size 5" x 7", cloth boards with gilt title. Introduction, and pedigrees, with name of animal at head of each page, with details of dam, sire, breeders etc. Each page with border. Two photographic illustrations of Tongswood and 14 plates of beasts. February 1912. £36.00

  26. Westerham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXIX.6 Scale 25" to 1 mile. 37" x 26". Roads, water features, buildings hand coloured. Traces of vertical central fold, a few chips in paper at top edge. No information except scale bars in bottom margin. 1869 (paper watermarked 1859). £50.00
    Attractive map with the whole of Westerham at the centre, Squerryes Court with its large pool, Dunsdale with its lake, River Darent.

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