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  1. Atherstone, Nuneaton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXIII.S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 12" x 15", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding to small 8vo. Electrotyped 1864. £9.00

  2. Birmingham VIEW OF ASTON FLINT GLASS WORKS Two mezzotint views on one sheet, each view size 5" x 9", plus margins, the two views printed from one plate, one below the other, overall size of paper 19" x 14", folded horizontally making a crease between the two plates. No imprint or title of any kind. c1810. £60.00
    The top view shows the works with a Regency facade, a pavement in front with elegant figures strolling and talking in doorway, the smoking cone behind, open countryside on the left with a house among trees in the distance. The lower view shows the canal in the foreground with barges and horse towing, the cone and works, with smoking chimneys, on the opposite bank, with figures working unloading barges. The two views present an interesting contrast. The glass works were owned by B. and W. Gibbens.

  3. Brailes PLAN OF AYLESMORE FARM Brailes, Warwickshire. Plan in ink and some outline colour on waxed cotton, size 33" x 26", folded, scale 1:2,500. Name of Maxwell, Wood & Co., Banbury, bottom right. 1918. £14.00

  4. Cliff, Kingsbury, Bodymoor Heath PARTICULARS AND PLANS OF A VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE situate at Cliff, Kingsbury, Bodymoor Heath, and Nether Whitacre extending to about 128 acres... 5pp., folio, wraps, large coloured plan and manuscript Valuation of Manor House Farm, Cliff, 3p. 1929. £18.00

  5. Coventry LETTER signed 'John Sibree', dated Coventry May 12th 1821. Address panel on verso with address to 'Joshua Wilson, Castle Street, City Road, London.' Postmark. Small repair in paper top right. 1p, 4to. 13 lines in a neat hand. 1821. £18.00
    Asks for information from the Church Book for an acquaintaince 'the name is Elisabeth daughter of Saml. & Sarah Shilton... this person has had some property left her & the copy of the Register is wanted...' Possibly the Revd. John Sibree, of Coventry, whose family were friends of George Eliot.

  6. Greenwood (C & J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WARWICK from an Actual Survey, made in the Years 1820 & 1821, By C. & J. Greenwood Large scale map with bright full wash hand-colouring, in four sheets, scale 1" to 1 mile. Each sheet size 28" x 21", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to tall 8vo. Sheets edged with silk tape, marbled endpapers. Large decorative title, compass rose, large vignette of Warwick Castle with adjacent cottages, river with fisherman, Explanation table, scale of miles. Inserted into recent cloth slipcase with gilt morocco label on spine. Some very light off-setting of title, otherwise a clean bright copy. Published By George Pringle Jnr., 70 Queen Street, Cheapside, London. March 1st 1822. £800.00
    Shows houses, water and wind mills, woods and plantations, canals, turnpike roads, cross roads, etc. Hills and rising ground shown with hachures.

  7. Leamington Spa PHOTOGRAPH title on verso 'Upper end of Holly Walk'. Albumen print, size 6" x 8", shows wide lane lined with trees, with detached half-timbered house on left with lady standing in front of porch. c1890. £5.00
    Leamington Spa is not noted on verso, but it would seem to be this location.

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  8. Murray (T) MAP OF WARWICKSHIRE Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, 18" x 14". Scale 3" = 10 miles. 1830. £16.00

  9. Rapkin (J), Drawn & Engraved by BIRMINGHAM Engraved plan. Size 14" x 18", decorative border, 8 vignette views around the edge, including Railway Station, School of Design. Central fold. Streets named. The London Printing and Publishing Company. 1850. £65.00

  10. Warwick REPORT ON THE PROPOSED EXTENSION of the Borough of Warwick by R. Owen Jones. Map showing Parliamentary boundaries, scale 2" to 1 mile, size 14" x 12". With one brief page of text, folio. Zincographed at the Ordnance Survey Office. 1885. £20.00

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