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A selection of :- Leicestershire Acts of Parliament
When ordering from this list please note item No, and brief description.
Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Bottesford OBLIGATION BOND of Mathew Livesey of Bottesford, Yeoman, to William Rose of Shelton, Yeoman. 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf, folds, in English with preamble in Latin, signed by Livesey with small wax seal, two witnesses. 1704. £25.00

  2. Buck (S & N) THE SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF OLVESTON-PRIORY, IN THE COUNTY OF LEICESTER. Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 8" x 14", plus wide margins. A fine early impression. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1730. £30.00

  3. Fleckney DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of a part of messuage, cottage and lands in Fleckney, Sir Alexander Cave of Baggrave and others to John Halford of Kibworth Beauchamp and Thomas Andrew of Wistow. Vellum size 24" x 29", with a smaller sheet 10" x 24", signed by four parties, only one of the tags still has a wax seal, chipped. Some light waterstaining down part of central fold, not affecting legibility. Large calligraphic initial letter with date inside it. Witnessed on verso. 1627. £45.00
    The lands involved were three acres of arable, three poles of meadow, one cow pasture and ten sheep's commons.

  4. Leamington Spa PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS of Leamington and District. 12 views, oblong 8vo, decorative card wraps, ribbon tie rather frayed. c1910. £10.00

  5. Leicester APPRENETICESHIP INDENTURE whereby Richard Johnson son of William Johnson of Evington is apprentised to John Palmer of Leicester, fellmonger, for seven years. On vellum, size 7" x 11", 20 lines in a small fine hand. Signed by Palmer, tag, but lacks wax seal. Signed on verso by three witnesses. Two very small wormholes, one of which affects one letter. 1642. £70.00
    With the usual stipulations about not frequenting taverns or tippling houses, not committing fornication, matrimony, etc.

  6. Leicester, Melbourne MAP OF RESERVOIRS Map printed in black and 2 colours, showing reservoirs in blue, with names of 'service reservoirs' in buff. Size 22" x 32". Covers Thorpe Langton, Cadeby, Kegworth. Shows railways, stations, roads, villages, rivers, streets in Leicester. c1900. £18.00

    LEICESTERSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  7. Teesdale & Co. Publisher MAP OF LEICESTERSHIRE Engraved fully hand-coloured map, size 13" x 16". 1832. £18.00
    Shaded in wards.

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