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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Ashford, Canterbury, Margate ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet III. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Dissected and mounted on linen, size 24" x 36", folding into tall 8vo marbled endpapers, with small key map. Parkland, main roads, railway line, county boundary hand-coloured. Printed from an Electrotype 1873. £70.00

  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. Conyer Brick Works ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Composite map, scale 25" to 1 mile, Sheet XXI.16 and sheets to south and west. Size 78" x 80", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into cloth endpapers size 15" x 10", printed label of 'Eastwoods Ltd. Conyer'. One section top right has come loose as linen torn along its edges. Various areas around brickworks shaded in different colours. Key bottom right with four colours showing Company Freehold, Dixon's Land, C.P. French's Land, Maxted's Land, public and private roads, cable and pipe lines. Covers Teynham, Barrow Green, Upper Newlands, Fowley Island and Oyster Beds, Watling Street. Linen slightly brittle at folds in places. 1908. £70.00
    * Eastwoods Ltd. had large brickfields in Halstrow and Conyer. Founded in the early nineteenth century, they owned extensive wharves and depots, river barges. They were absorbed into the Redlands Group in the 1960's.

  8. Cranbrook BOND of John Tilden of Cranbrook to George Baker. 1p., folio, 31 lines, in English and Latin. Small wax seal, signed Tilden and two witnesses (including 'Mantle Boughton'). 1729. £26.00
    * Relates to a house in Hawkhurst.

  9. 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.

  10. 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'.

  11. Erith & Wrotham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Very Valuable Freehold Estate called The Marsh Farm.... and a Public House called The Chequers or Halfway House, Situate on the Banks of the River Thames, at Erith.... and also of a Freehold Estate at Wrotham... with a residence called Ivy Hall.... For Sale by Auction.... 23rd September, 1847. Folio, 3pp, fine double-page lithographed plan by J. Cross & Son, Holborn, loosely inserted, hand-coloured in full wash colour showing the Thames, The Chequers building and adjacent fields, with table of reference. There is no reference to any plan or plans in the document so it is not clear whether there was also a plan of Lot 2. 1846. £36.00

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Luddenham LUDDENHAM COURT The Property of Sir R.M. Filmer, Bart. Ordnance Survey map, scale 25" to 1 mile, centred on Luddenham Court, composite map, with no borders, size 52" x 39", linen-backed and folding into small folio boards, gilt lettered as above on front board, cloth on front board slightly spotty. Water features hand-coloured, area of Luddenham Estate shaded in pink. c1900. £70.00
    * Covers Brick Works and Pottery in the north, Davington Mills (Gunpowder) in the south.

  17. 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

  18. 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

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  19. 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

  20. 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.

  21. 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

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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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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