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  1. Bacon's COUNTY MAP OF WILTSHIRE With Alphabetical List of Principal Towns, Villages and Railway Stations. Cloth backed, printed in black, red and green. Folding into green printed wraps with picture of cyclists. 4pp. index at front. Light crease in front wrap. c1920. £9.00

  2. Beckington PARTICULARS of the Sale by Auction of.... 'The Foresters' Arms Inn' and 'The Weaver's Arms Inn' situated at Dilton Marsh.... Trowbridge, 21st December, 1896. 4to, 3pp, vertical fold. 1896. £12.00

  3. Bratton MANUSCRIPT PLAN tracing from the tithe map, scale 3 chains to an inch. In ink and pink colour on waxed cotton, size 36" x 40", folded. Some foxing spots. The map is titled 'Map of the Parish of Westbury', but only Bratton is shown. 1871. £30.00
    Under the scale bar is written 'Tracing from the tithe map 17/2/81 J.D.' Shows roads, fields, buildings in pink and grey, all numbered.


  4. Bratton WILTSHIRE INDUSTRY: CENTURY OF SERVICE TO FARMING Old-Style Crafts and Modern Tools in the Village Workshop of R. & J. Reeves & Son Ltd. at Bratton. Large folio sheet printed on one side with article and 7 photos of the workshops. Reprinted from 'The Wiltshire Times' Feb. 14th 1953. £8.00

  5. Bromham PARTICULARS of.... Freehold Dairy & Mixed Farm known as 'Durlett Farm'..... for Sale by Auction, March 9th, 1944. 5pp., sm. 4to, wraps, vertical fold. 1944. £8.00

  6. Calne Borough REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF CALNE. 2pp, with a folding Plan, by Robt. K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1832. £24.00

  7. Calne Boundaries REPORT OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY OF THE BOROUGH OF CALNE. 2pp, with a coloured Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson. Scale 4" to 1 mile. Folio, disbound. 1837. £22.00

  8. Calne PARTICULARS OF SALE OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY in the Market Place, Patford Street and Curzon Street. In the Town of Calne... for Sale by Auction.... 28th August, 1878. Folio, 2pp. 1878. £10.00

  9. Calne PARTICULARS OF CONDITIONS OF SALE of Highly Important First Class Freehold Business premises Situate in the Market Place and large Warehouses & Premises in the New Road..... to sell by Auction, On Wednesday, the 18th day of June, 1890.... Folio, 3pp. 1890. £12.00

  10. Cholderton Estate PARTICULARS Plan and Conditions of Sale of Sheep & Cattle Grazing Farm.. 80 acres of Copse well suited for shooting purposes. 8pp., folio, wraps, folding plan. Traces of vertical crease. 1925. £22.00

  11. Codford St. Mary PARTICULARS of the Well-Known East Codford Farm.... upon which are good Straight Gallops One Mile Long, also other Training Gallops, The Commodious Farmhouse.... which will be Sold by Auction.... October 7th, 1919. 15pp, sm. folio, coloured folding plan. Staples rusty, vertical fold. 1919. £15.00

  12. Collingbourne Kingston PARTICULARS PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Dairy and Corn Farm known as Aughton Farm.... for Sale by Auction.... February 18th, 1947. 12pp., 4to, folding plan. Crease in wraps. 1947. £8.00

  13. Devizes PARTICULARS of a Valuable Freehold Residential Property, Building Sites, Dwelling-Houses, Shops & Premises.... 2pp. folio, folded with docket title, large folding plan, hand-coloured in outline, showing 'Spitalcroft' in detail, loosely inserted. 1875. £28.00

  14. Draycott Folliatt PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Very Valuable and Desirable Freehold Estate, Comprising about 318 Acres, Together With A Farm House And all Requisite Buildings In the Occupation of Mr. John Puckeridge, Pleasantly Situated in the Parishes of Draycott Foliatt and Liddington.... Which will be Sold by Auction... 29th August, 1844. Folio, 3pp, folded. 1844. £20.00
    Gives names, acreage and use of 20 fields.


  15. Durnsford PROBATE of Philip Watts of Durnsford Mill, Mealman. Two large vellum sheets, printed certificate of administration with papered seal. Some browning. 1822. £10.00

  16. Enford, Fifield MAP OF THE MANORS OF ENFORD AND FIFIELD in the County of Wilts., The Property of John Benett Esq., M.P. Lithographed map, size 19" x 27" plus margins. Shows river at right hand edge, buildings and plots in the villages near the river and a few scattered buildings, road to Amesbury at left, field boundaries. With extensive Table of Reference listing 131 fields, orchards, houses, withy beds etc., listed under Tenants Timothy Fay, Charles Offer, and houses and gardens at Rack Rent, with Total Measure of Sheep Pasture, Arable, Meadow, Buildings etc. Slight creasing along centre. Small repaired edge tear. Waterlow & Morland, Lithographers, London. n.d. c1850. £46.00

  17. Hill Deverill PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Corn and Sheep Farm with the Manor House, Homestead and Down Buildings.... Comprising an area of about 656a.3r.15p.... which will be sold by Auction... Warminster, 20th August, 1887. 4pp., folio, folded, title page with attractive typefaces. 1887. £16.00
    'The farm is in the centre of the South Wilts Hunt....'


  18. Lacock SALE OF ATTRACTIVE SMALL RESIDENCE Known as 'Bewley Villa', Valuable Pasture Paddock, Brewery and Malting Premises. 3pp., folio, folded. 1924. £8.00

  19. Ludgershall PARTICULARS with Plan and Conditions of Sale of the Agricultural and Sporting Property Being 'Crawlboys Farm', in the Parishes of Collingbourne Ducis and Ludgershall, with Capital Farm House, Homestead, and Cottages.... for sale by auction... December 17th, 1909. 4pp., wraps, folding plan. Vertical fold. 1909. £18.00

  20. Marlborough PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Hotel and Premises known as the Castle & Ball Hotel... commanding an extensive frontage to the High Street... for Sale by Auction, 23rd October 1886... 3pp., folio, folded, docket title. 1886. £10.00

  21. Marlborough, Calne ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 266 Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 14" x 19", plus wide margins. 1914. £16.00

  22. Melksham and Seend PARTICULARS of a Freehold Dwelling-House and Malthouse, and of a Close of Pasture land... dwelling house wiht barn... close of arable and pasture land, which will be sold by Auction... 27th May, 1870. 2p., folio, plus conditions of sale and memorandum, docket title. Small tear at folded left edge. 1870. £16.00

  23. Melksham PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... The Whitley Estate in the Parish of Melksham.... Bells & Splatt's Farms & Other Lands in the Parish of Heddington, The Chilvester Hill Estate, in the Parish of Calne, Field of Nursery Ground.... House, Baker's Shop &c, at Marshfield.... which will be Sold by Auction.... July 13, 1853..... 8pp, folio, folded with docket title, 4 full page lithographed plans, 3 being hand-coloured. 1853. £35.00

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  24. Milford, near Salisbury PARTICULARS of Freehold Building Land distant about half a mile from the City of Salisbury with direct access from the London Turnpike Road, the property of the Salisbury Burial Board, to be Sold by Auction.... 24th July 1857. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. 1857. £16.00
    Amendments in ink, presumably corrections to proof copy.


  25. Milton Lilborne, Wilcott PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Small Pasture holdings known as Deane Water and Wroughton's Heart.... for Sale by Auction.... 26th April, 1904. 3pp., folio, folded. 1904. £12.00

  26. Milton Lilbourne SALE OF THE RICH GRAZING OR DAIRY HOLDING known as Abbey Farm.... Allotment Land in the Severalls, Milton.... for Sale by Auction, April 30th, 1931. 6pp., 4to, wraps, folding plan. Pages rather creased. 1931. £10.00

  27. North Wiltshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Part of Sheet XXXIV. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 15" x 19", backed with linen, folding into green embossed cloth boards, 8vo. Parishes hand-coloured in outline in different colours. With bookplate of Revd. G. Toppin, Wootton Bassett. c1860. £26.00
    Covers Cricklade, Calne, Chisledon.


  28. Pewsey PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of certain Freehold Farms known as 'Southcott Lodge Estate'.... which will be Sold by Auction.... 28th July, 1924. 9pp., folio, plan loosely inserted, folded with docket title, title leaf torn. 1924. £18.00

  29. Poulshot PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Estate of Rich Grazing and Arable Land with Valuable Common Rights, with Comfortable Residence, Two Cottages.... which will be Sold by Auction... 21st August, 1873. 5pp., folio, folded with docket title. Large folding plan. 1873. £32.00

  30. Salisbury Churches ON THE DEDICATION NAMES OF CHURCHES IN SALISBURY and Their Historic Teachings. Printed large folio sheet, printed in three columns. Reprinted from the Salisbury and Winchester Journal May 19th & 26th, 1883. £8.00
    The paper was read by Rev. Canon Richard Jones at a meeting of the Salisbury Clerical Society.


  31. Semington PARTICULARS of the Desirable Dairy Farm known as 'Seend Park Farm', Semington.... for Sale by Auction September 4th, 1945. 10pp., sm. 4to, wraps. 1945. £12.00

  32. Shrewton PARTICULARS of the Freehold Agricultural Estate known as Elston Hill.... with Excellent Farm House, 11 Cottages.... which Woolley & Wallis will sell by Auction on... May 23rd, 1950. 14pp., 4to, stiff wraps, coloured folding map in pocket, 7 photographic views. 1950. £15.00

  33. Shrewton PARTICULARS of Valuable Accommodation Land, Dwelling House with Convenient Farm Homestead, and Cottage.... for Sale by Auction... 15th September 1884. 3pp., 4to, folded with docket title. 1884. £8.00

  34. Simpson Printer & Publisher THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Three issues, November 2, 9, 23, 1820. Each 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. Slightly ragged at left edge. 3 items. 1820. £22.00
    'The title of Lord Byron's forthcoming work is 'The Doge of Venice'....' Much on the Queen Caroline scandal, article on the condition of women in India.


  35. Simpson (G) Printer DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE Two issues bound together, July 6th and July 13th, 1820. Broadsheet newspaper, each 4pp. Two items. 1820. £18.00
    Includes two-column report on the 'Holkham Sheep Shearing' attended by Mr. Coke, much on Queen Caroline, Downton Mills on the Avon for sale, etc.


  36. Simpson (G) Printer THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE January 11, February 1, March 1, May 17, June 21, June 14, June 28, 1820. Seven broadsheet newspapers, 4pp in each issue. Slight wear at left-hand edge where once bound. 1 page with some brown stains, a few foxing spots and slightly faded print in places. 8 issues. 1820. £32.00
    Includes advert for Harrison's 'The Panathena' at Devizes, details of Brougham's education bill, column on vaccination with reprint of letter from Jenner to a lady at Devizes, great pedestrian performance of 540 miles in 10 days, death of Mr Scott after a duel at Chalk Farm, etc.


  37. Simpson (G), Proprietor THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE December 28, 1820. 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. A few small tears at left-hand edge where once bound. 1820. £14.00

  38. Simpson (G), Printer THE DEVIZES AND WILTSHIRE GAZETTE July 26, 1821. 4pp., broadsheet newspaper. Fold. 1821. £16.00
    Most of the paper is devoted to the Coronation of George IV, with descriptions of the celebrations in many Wiltshire towns, order of Procession, etc. 'At Malmesbury 500 of the laboring classes partook of roast beef and stingo...'


  39. Smith (C.S) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE Divided into Hundreds. Folding hand-coloured map dissected and mounted on linen, engraved surface of map approx. 17" x 20". With Reference to Hundreds, Explanation. In original blue card slipcase, which is completely broken at the sides. 3rd Edition corrected to 1818. £30.00

  40. Uffcott PARTICULARS OF VALUABLE SMALL FREEHOLD ESTATE and Accommodation Lands.... for Sale by Auction.... June 6th, 1899. 3pp., folding coloured plan. 1899. £20.00

  41. Warminster etc. ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Six maps, scale 1: 25,000 (2" to the mile), each sheet approx. 18" x 19". Sheet Nos. SU27 (Ramsbury), SU18 (Swindon), SU08 (Wootton Bassett), ST84 (Warminster), ST93 (Fonthill), SU17 (Chisledon). Provisional editions, 1950's. £20.00

  42. West Stowell PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Unusually Attractive Residential Estate distinguished as 'West Stowell', Complete Stabling, Chaise House & Outbuildings surrounded by Park-like Pleasure Grounds Very Desirable Farms and Seven Laborers' Cottages.... which will be Sold by Auction.... September 5th, 1878. 6pp., folio, folded, large coloured folding plan. Small repaired tear in docket title. 1878. £30.00

  43. Westbury PROGRAMME OF PROCEEDINGS of the Annual Meeting of the Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Society. 4pp, 8vo, blue paper. Folds. 31st July-2nd Aug. 1889. £6.00

  44. Wheatley (William Walter) MANOR FARM CORSTON Watercolour showing the Manor house, wall in front with gates and large pillars, road in front with figures at the side, small cottage to the right of house, view framed by trees, pink clouds in sky, flock of birds. Size 10" x 14", buff card mount size 17" x 23", initialled 'WWW' bottom centre. c1850. £120.00
    Corston Farm was once a school, attended by Robert Southey when a boy. The farm, which dates from the 16th century, is substantially unchanged from the time of this painting. William Walter Wheatley (c1811-1885) was a prolific painter of antiquities, churches, and old buildings in Wiltshire and Somerset. He worked for various patrons including George Weare Braikenridge. Born in Melcombe Regis, he lived for a time in Rode, and later in Bath.


  45. Wilton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXVI. N.W, and quarter sheets to West and South. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 26" x 37", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo boards with Stanford label. 1926. £14.00
    Covers Wilton and Wilton House, Barford St. Martin, South Newton.


  46. Woodborough PARTICULARS, PLAN & CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Residential Property known as 'Banksyde'.... for Sale by Auction.... 18th day of October, 1945. 12pp., oblong large 8vo, small plan. Attractive drawing of house and garden on front wrap. 1945. £14.00

  47. Wotton Rivers, Pewsey CATALOGUE and Conditions of Sale of Valuable Oak, Elm and Ash Timber, at Wootton Rivers, Near Pewsey To be Sold by Auction... at the Phoenix Inn, Pewsey... 15th December, 1857. 3p., printed on card, size 6" x 4". 1857. £14.00
    Lists 34 Lots, with type of tree and location. The timber was on the Manor Farm, and the property of St. John's College, Cambridge.


  48. Wroughton COPY WILL of Mr. Wm. Watts of Wroughton, Wilts., Maltster. 5 pages, folio, tied at corner. Corners of paper browned. Attested copy. 1840. £12.00
    Leaves his properties in Lockeridge to his two friends and his nephew.


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