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  1. Colston Basset APPORTIONMENT OF RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Colston Basset. 19 pages on vellum, written on one side only, column heads printed with information entered in manuscript, size 19" x 24" limp calf wraps. Tear in calf on back wrap, which is also rubbed at edges. 1842. £40.00
    Lists landowner, occupier, name of property, cultivation, quantity, remarks.


  2. Cuckney, Ollerton GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXXXII S.E., size 12" x 14", plus margins, key. 4" repaired tear in right margin. 1859. £25.00

  3. Election of 1826 TO THE WORTHY, LOYAL, UNBOUGHT INDEPENDENT ELECTORS of Nottingham, at the close of the eighth Day's Poll I again address you.. we have Friends Sufficient yet Unpolled to Secure the Election... Election broadside, printed in a variety of large type-faces, size 10" x 8", encouraging votes for John Smith Wright, and giving the state of the Poll in large type-face. The other candidates were Birch and Rancliffe... together with... HEROIC SOLILOQUY from the 'Nottingham Drama'. Shorrocks, Printers. Satirical handbill, satirising Lord Rancliffe as 'Little Bunney'. Size 4" x 4", pasted to an later small folio sheet of paper. Bunney enters and makes a speech of nine lines 'I will not pay my debts! - no, I will buroow/Thro' thick and thin into the Parliament house...'. No date. 2 items. Nottingham Committee Room, June 16th 1826, and circa 1820. £46.00
    Lord Randcliffe was M.P for Nottingham 1812-1820, and 1826-30. He was known for his rather rakish life-style.


  4. Jackson (Fredk.), Civil Engineer TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR Aldermen and Common Council of Nottingham This Plan of the Town and County of the Town of Nottingham And the several Extra Parochial Places within the Liberties of the Castle, Together with parts of the Parishes of Sneinton, Radford, Wilford and Lenton... From Surveys made between the Years 1851 & 1866 Dedicated by their most Obedient Servant Fredk. Jackson. Lithographed plan, size 25" x 19", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo boards, with gilt title. Cloth on front board faded, with a few light splash marks, spine slightly frayed at edges in parts. Scale approx. six and three quarter inches to 1 mile. Compass rose, scale bars in feet, yds. and chains, border marked out in scale of yards. Shows buildings named roads, garden plots, parkland, woodland, parks, workhouse, cricket grounds with grandstands, barracks, cemeteries, River Trent, Canal, etc. Light horizontal crease along the four bottom sections. 1866. £135.00

  5. Markham family DESCENT OF MARKHAM OF COTTHAM with the Branches of Sedgebrook and Ollerton. Manuscript pedigree on thin vellum, size 25" x 30", folded. Title in decorative 'Gothic' script as above, with the Markham names in the same script throughout. In black ink, with some lines in red and blue. Begins with 'Aron Seated at West Marcham Temp. Conq.' top left, and 'Alanus de Leca A.D. 1141' top right. Names of 24 male Markhams down left hand side, with 20 small shields in watercolour, colour slightly rubbed on some shields down this side. 15 other shields in the pedigree, which fills the whole sheet. Very occasionally there is a date of death, e.g. 'ob 19 E II'. The latest date mentioned is 1836, on the bottom line.... together with... Printed pedigree of Markham of Morland. Size 32" x 18", folds. Coloured chromolith shield top left. 2 items. n.d. c1840? £60.00

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  6. Nottingham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of... Shops, Dwelling Houses and Stabling in Alfreton Road, Raleigh Street, Great Alfred Street... to be Sold by Auction... 12th May 1914. 3pp., folio, folded with docket tile. 1914. £9.00

  7. Nottingham REWARD POSTER from William Raynor, Superintendent of Police, offering a twenty pound reward for apprehension of persons damaging fruit trees in the garden of Edwin Patchitt, Mayor. Poster printed in large type-faces, with City arms at head, size 15" x 10", piece of newsprint 4" x 7", with unrelated cartoon pasted on verso, very small piece of paper torn from bottom left corner (about a quarter of an inch into margin), a few small marginal tears. Police Office, Nottingham, March 18 1859. £45.00
    'Some evil disposed person or persons did maliciously and feloniously Cut, Damage and Destroy' a number of trees on the night of 17th March. Patchitt was a first-class cricketer, who played for Nottingham. He was a solicitor, and Registrar of the County Court. He became Mayor in 1858.


  8. Nottingham SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION Broxtowe Ward, Polling District No. 1. If You Desire the Return of the Liberal Eight Please Plump for Mr. Thos. Hardy. Handbill, 4to, printed on yellow paper, giving details of time and place of Poll, exhorting voters to chose the Liberal candidate. On verso are tabled names of 21 candidates, with Hardy's in large type, and an illustration of a large hand writing the number 15 by it. 1892. £16.00

  9. Royle & Elder, Architects THOMAS ADAMS LIMITED WAREHOUSE, NOTTINGHAM Architectural plans. Six architectural plans, scale 16 feet to 1 inch, size 21" x 27", in ink and wash colour on drafting linen. Rooms marked with letters, key with numbers 'The letters indicate the Departments with the Floor Areas in Super Feet.' Comprises 1. Basement Plan of the Warehouse Nottm. Shows Chapel, Kitchen, Men's Tea Room, Engine Room, Hot Room etc. Streets labelled, Stoney Street, Marsh Gate, St. Mary's Gate. 2. Ground Plan. Yards, verandah, Fire Station named, other rooms only lettered and numbered. Some later markings e.g. 'sold' across one area, people's names written in. 3. First Floor Plan. Shows Counting House, Board Room, Papering Room etc. 4. Second Floor Plan. 5. Third Floor Plan. 6. Fourth Floor Plan. On the last three plans the rooms are not named. c1905. £200.00
    Royle and Elder were in partnership for a short time, which dates these drawings between 1903 and 1907. This iconic Nottingham building, built for the Quaker lace manufacturer Thomas Adams, was opened in 1855 as a lace finishing centre, showroom and warehouse. It was designed by Thomas Chambers Hine. Having undergone various alterations over the years, and falling into disrepair, it was finally restored in the 1990's. Presumably these drawings relate to some re-conversion works.


  10. Sanderson (Geo.) THIS MAP OF THE COUNTY OF NOTTINGHAM FROM A CAREFUL SURVEY Made in the Years 1834 & 1835 is Respectfully Inscribed to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County by the Proprietor. Engraved map on the four original sheets, each sheet size 27" x 20", plus margins. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Large calligraphic title, border, large compass rose. Explanation table bottom right with key to roads, boundaries, etc. Windmills and churches shown with small pictorial engravings. Unusually, this map shows Water Meadows, Commons and Fox Coverts, Open Fields & Meadows. Bottom right is vignette view of Welbeck Abbey, size 8" x 11". A few small brown spots in small area of top left margin, one spot just obtruding onto border. Some light discoloration is a semi-circular shape, approx. 3" x 5", in border and area south of Southwell, and down half of border of south east sheet, obtruding onto blank area of Derbyshire in one area. Published 15th Feby. 1836. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. 1836. £680.00
    Scarce. Sanderson, who was born in Yorkshire, took over the Mansfield firm of Surveyors in 1828. He surveyed and mapped enclosure awards and published a Parish and Poor Law Union Map of Nottingham following the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834.


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

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