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A selection of :- Sussex Acts of Parliament
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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Arundel PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable and Important Property situate in the Borough of Arundel.... Which will be Sold by Auction.... at the Norfolk Arms Hotel, Arundel, the 26th July, 1875. In 32 Lots. 18pp, folio, blue printed wraps. Lacks the seven plans. Two small holes rubbed in front wrap, some minor waterstaining at inner margin of some leaves and title, repair in front wrap. 1875. £16.00
    Includes cottages and 'The Arun Chambers' in the Ship Yard at Arundel; the Holly Tree Public House in Walberton; Wharf on the River Arun in Littlehampton.

  2. Arundel SALE BY AUCTION of £1,000 Consolidated Ordinary Stock of The Arundel Gas Company, 3rd July, 1900. 13pp, sm. 4to. 1900. £12.00

  3. Battle ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of Loose Farm... Modern House, terrace of five cottages... for Sale by Auction... 24th July, 1961. 18pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan, 9 photographic views on 3 plates. 1961. £18.00

  4. Beachy Head, Pevensey, Hastings THREE ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Quarter sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile. Each size 13" x 20", linen-backed, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps with Stanford label. Main roads, railways, coastal area, parkland hand-coloured. Marginal information pasted to verso. Comprises Sheet 319, (Lewes, Pevensey Bay), Sheet 320 (Hastings, Rye), Sheet 334 (Eastbourne, Newhaven). 3 items. n.d. c1880. £55.00

  5. Bexhill PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... Detached & semi-Detached Houses and A Pair of Unfinished Semi-Detached Villas... in a high and bracing position at Gunter's Road.... for sale by Auction at the Bell Hotel.... October 6th, 1892. 4pp, folio, last page spotty. 1892. £14.00

  6. Bowen (E) SUSSEX Divided into its Rapes Containing the City Borough & Market Towns... Engraved map, size 7" x 8", plus margins. Decorative cartouche top right. Scale bar, Explanation. Two vertical folds. Engraved for the General Magazine of Arts & Sciences for W. Owen. 1756. £16.00

  7. Brighton PROBATE COPY of the Will of Anne Partington of Brighton, Spinster. Vellum, size 15" x 17", large papered seal, cracked. Outside very duststained. 1863. £12.00

  8. Chilgrove PARTICULARS OF OAK, ASH & BEECH TIMBER standing on Upton's Farm in Chilgrove and Chilgrove Tenant Down belonging to The Trustees of George Ognell's Educational and Poor Charity... For Sale by Private Contract. Handbill size 13" x 8", traces of folds. Goodner, Printer, Midhurst, 1887. £16.00

  9. Eastbourne THE LINKS Meads, Eastbourne. A Young Methodism Guest House. Souvenir Booklet. 20pp., 8vo, printed card wraps, which are slightly spotty. Each page has a photograph of the house or surroundings. 20 autographs and address of fellow guests, in ink, inside of back wrap. Late 1930s? £8.00

  10. Frith (Francis) PHOTOGRAPH OF LITTLEHAMPTON PIER Number 22661 in white bottom left. Size 8" x 11", on very thick card mount, gold design with 'Frith's Photo-Pictures' on verso. Small splash mark of coffee or similar at top edge in sky area, approx. one inch long and half an inch wide. c1890. £22.00
    View looking down the pier towards the shore, children, nurse with pram on pier, lighthouse, windmill, flagpole and houses on right, sailing ships and cliffs in distance.

  11. Hadlow & Sons, Ltd., Lithographers MAP OF BRIGHTON AND HOVE Plan printed in black green, size 23" x 36", scale 6" to 1 mile, bus routes shown in red. Street index. Folded. c1920. £18.00

  12. Heathfield PARTICULARS PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Hugletts Farm... for Sale by Auction... October 24th, 1922. 5pp., 4to, folding coloured plan loosely inserted. 1922. £16.00
    Included two cottages.

  13. Hooper (S) BATTLE ABBEY, SUSSEX Copper engraving. Size approx. 4" x 6", plus wide margins, on thick paper. Pub. 1st June, 1785. £7.00

  14. Hove INSTITUTION of John Calland Clark to the Canonry of Hova Villa, void by the Resignation of Ensby Cleaver the last Prebendar. Vellum, size 10" x 12", in manuscript. Signed W. Chichester with very fine papered seal of the Bishopric, 4" x 3". 1789. £25.00
    'we hereby assign and appoint unto you the stall in the choir and the said Prebendary Voice in the Chapter...'

  15. Lewes, Midhurst, Winchelsea ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet V. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 25" x 37", mounted on linen, folding into sm. 4to marbled endpapers. Printed from an Electrotype 1878. £45.00

  16. Litlington, Eastdean ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP. Sheet LXXIX. Engraved surface 24" x 36", plus margins, scale 6" to 1 mile. Coloured geologically to show different soils, key in margin. Marked to show two proposed wells, with some section lines, presumably by Water Board. 1879. Embossed Ordnance stamp, 1893. £30.00

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  17. Offington DECLARATION by James Coleman that he saw Sarah Alford of Offington, widow, sign and execute an assignment dated 16th May 1716. 11 lines on 4to sheet, signed by Coleman and witnessed. The assignment was of a banker's order (No. 1218), 1705, and an annuity on a yearly sum in lieu of £800 principal. Sworn 19th May 1716. £26.00

  18. Rogate OBLIGATION BOND Richard Ridge of Rogate, Gentleman, to John Ridge of Subbington in Hampshire, for £200. Manuscript, 1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed and witnessed, black wax seal. 1765. £22.00

  19. Sheriff of Sussex POWER OF ATTORNEY Kemble Whateley, Sheriff of Sussex to John Ellis, to receive patent money. 1p., folio, 26 lines. Fine armorial wax seal. Docket title on verso. Trace of neatly repaired tear. 1773. £26.00

  20. Sheriffs LETTER OF ATTORNEY for receiving patent money, John Burges, Sheriff of Sussex to James Parke and John Ellis, attornies. Manuscript, 25 lines, folio, signed by Burges and two witnesses with fine large wax seal showing a sheaf of corn. Slight trace of tear from bottom edge. 1766. £30.00
    The attornies were authorised to receive ninety pounds and five shilling, payment to him from the Exchequer.

  21. Sussex Hunts MAP Lithographed from the Ordnance Survey, scale 6" to the mile. Printed with index to the Meets bottom right - Crawley and Horsham, Lord Lecconfield's, Chiddingfold, Southdown, with key giving letters and numbers printed along the margins. Size 70" x 54", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into folio boards, marbled endpapers. River Ader with later blue colouring. 1879. £115.00
    Extends from Horsham to Shoreham, Hove to Arundel.

  22. Waldron CONVEYANCE of part of a farm called Woods Place, Susanna Cheale and others to Robert and Thomas Hogg. Vellum, size 24" x 29", 5 wax seals. Coloured sketch map in text, size 7" x 7", scale bar. Brief Schedule. 1872. £16.00

  23. Whatlington and Mountfield PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF..... FREEHOLD ESTATE together with Home Place and Dorrels and Hoath Farms, Whatlington and Mountfield.... comprising 206a. 1r. 23p.... A Gentlemen's Superior Residence.... first rate Stabling, Modern Farmhouse, Five Cottages.... To be Sold by Auction by Nicholas, Denyer & Co at the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, London, on Friday, June 10th, 1904. Large coloured folding plan, 2 photographic illusts, 7pp, original printed wraps, fold. 1904. £25.00

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