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1 BALTONBOROUGH MANUSCRIPT Account Books for the Dampier Family. comprising, 1. Rent Book for Mrs Mary Charlotte Dampier, Baltonsborough. 1853 - 1855. 2. Trustees of Ludwell Dampier (a Minor), Rent Account. 1858 - 1865. 3. Ludwell Dampier Esq., Rent Account. 1873 - 1880.
1853 - 1880. 
3 volumes. Manuscript notebooks, 9 x 7 inches and 8 x 6 inches. Very Good. The same families remained tenants for the whole period. Baltonborough is close to Glastonbury in Somerset. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Complete Set of the Bristol Dock Acts. An Act for Improving and Rendering More Commodeious the Port and Harbour of Bristol, 1803. [with] An Act to Alter and Amend an Act... and for Extending the Powers and Provisions of the Said Act, 1806. [with] An Act for Completing the Improvement of the Port of Bristol, 1808. [with] An Act to Enable the Bristol Dock Company to Borrow a Further Sum of Money for Completing the Improvements of the Port and Harbour of Bristol, 1809., BRISTOL
2 BRISTOL Complete Set of the Bristol Dock Acts. An Act for Improving and Rendering More Commodeious the Port and Harbour of Bristol, 1803. [with] An Act to Alter and Amend an Act... and for Extending the Powers and Provisions of the Said Act, 1806. [with] An Act for Completing the Improvement of the Port of Bristol, 1808. [with] An Act to Enable the Bristol Dock Company to Borrow a Further Sum of Money for Completing the Improvements of the Port and Harbour of Bristol, 1809.
George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803 - 1816. 
Small folio. 94, [26], [23], [4]. Disbound and a little worn. 
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3 BRISTOL Port of Bristol. Accommodation for the Largest Class of Steamers at the Mouth of the River Avon, Kingroad. Minutes and Proceedings of a Joint Committee, consisting of the Right Worshipful the Mayor, Isaac Allan Cooke, Esq.; Deputations of Behalf of the Docks' Committee of the Town Council; the Society of Merchant Venturers; and the Bristol Chamber of Commerce; with Plans and Estimates, and an Introduction by the Committee of the Chamber; Published in Accordance With the Resolution of the Joint Committee, passed on the 24th June, 1858.
Bristol: Somertons, 1858. 
8vo. pp. 23; large folding chart and elevation of Kingroad. Sewn as issued, bottom corner of first page torn away, not affecting the text.. Not listed in Copac. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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4 BRISTOL The Bristol Charities: From the Farther Report of the Commissioners for Enquiring Concerning Charities: Ordered to be printed by the House of Commons, Feb. 12, 1822. With Introductions and Notes, by A Barrister. Part I to Part III.
Bristol: The Observer Office, 1822. 
Large 12mo. pp. xvi, 19; viii, 41; xx, 40. Contemporary half sheep, Very Good with a little wear to the head of the spine. Based on the Official Report of the Charities in Bristol this valuable work is in three parts covering I. The Free Grammar School; II. Queen Elizabeth's Hospital; and III. The Red Maid's School, and the other charities under the will of Alderman Whitson, to be carried into effect by his Feoffees: with a Memoir of Alderman Whitson, by his collateral descendant G.S. Catgott. The report is quoted extensively and annotated throughout with printed notes and descriptions of the charities and their work. Not in Copac. 
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Trade Between England Ireland. Bristol Town and Mayor's Dues Charged on Ireland as a Foreign Country. Reasons for Bringing into Parliament a Bill to do away those charges., BRISTOL
5 BRISTOL Trade Between England Ireland. Bristol Town and Mayor's Dues Charged on Ireland as a Foreign Country. Reasons for Bringing into Parliament a Bill to do away those charges.
Bristol: [1825] 
4to sheet folded once and printed on two sides. A little soiled and with a small abraded section with no loss of text. At this time Bristol was the only port in the U.K. at which Mayor's dues were charged on shipping to the detriment of the port. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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6 BRUTON, SOMERSET The Registers of Bruton, Co. Somerset. Volume II. 1681 - 1812. Edited by The Rev. Douglas L. Hayward.
Privately Printed for the Parish Register Society, 
8vo. pp. vii, 408. Contemporary vellum backed boards retaining original wrappers. Ex-Worcester library with a few ink stamps. Very Good. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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7 CHILCOTT, John Chilcott's Descriptive History of Bristol, Ancient and Modern; or, a Guide to Bristol, Clifton, and the Hotwells: Containing an Account of the Bristol Riots. With Topographical Notices of the Neighbouring Villages, Etc.
Bristol: J. Chilcott, [1833] 
Third Edition, improved. Small 8vo. pp. xv, 336; illustrations, large folding plan (torn). Original patterned cloth rubbed, worn at the head of the spine and spine label worn and chipped. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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8 CROSSING, William Folk Rhymes of Devon.
Exxeter: James G. Commin, 1911. 
8vo. pp.[8], 156. Fine in original cloth. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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9 DAVEY, George publisher Views in the Vicinity of Bristol & Chepstow.
Bristol: G. Davey, c. 1838. 
Oblong folio. pp. 19 lithographic plates on india paper. Borders a little spotted. Original flower patterned cloth, new cloth spine, attractive shaped leather title label, lettered in gilt on front cover. Very Good. A useful note appears on the end paper. “All of the within prints are from the hands of the celebrated landscape artists who practiced their art in the early part of the 19th Century around Bristol. W. Muller was the son of a German who was the curator of the Bristol Museum. All of the original paintings have great value. The prints within are also of value since they are extremely scarce. It will be noted that many of these prints were made on stone or zinc, by the respective artists all on india paper. Barry Felix.” Another hand has added “This book was published about 1838.” Not in Abbey and Copac lists the British Library copy only. Topography 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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The Standing Orders of the Dorset Quarter Sessions, With Appendices. Revised 1882 - 83., DORSET
10 DORSET The Standing Orders of the Dorset Quarter Sessions, With Appendices. Revised 1882 - 83.
Dorchester: Henry Ling, [1883] 
8vo. pp. xii, 402; folding tables. Original blind stamped sheep, lacking top section of the spine and rear end paper. No locations listed. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Cultivation of Hincknole Oates Farm [Hinchnole Farm, Netherbury] on Mr. Ackerman’s Entry., DORSET. HINCHNOWLE FARM.
11 DORSET. HINCHNOWLE FARM. Cultivation of Hincknole Oates Farm [Hinchnole Farm, Netherbury] on Mr. Ackerman’s Entry.
1847. 
Small folio. 440 x 330 mm. Six field plans for the estate showing field names and extent, position of gates and boundaries, crops and crop rotation. In addition there are 19 pencil drawings of the farmhouse and its outbuildings [some identified in pencil, others identifiable by function], the one of the house full page, most of the rest half page drawings. An extremely unusual volume of plans seemingly prepared to assist the new owner, tenant or farm manager in the management of the estate and in effect forms a catalogue of the property showing all the farm buildings and a series of plans identifying current crops and rotations, with one plan seemingly showing boundaries with a maintenance schedule for the boundaries themselves [walls or hedges], or for the ditches and dykes. The nicely executed drawings of the buildings likely form a complete record of the farm buildings including the bailiff’s house, coach house, stables, rick yard, etc. Contemporary sheep backed marbled boards, worn on the spine but sound. 
Price: 2500.00 GBP
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12 GUTCH, John Mathew The Present Mode of Election of Mayor, Sheriffs, and Common Council of Bristol Considered; Extracted from Felix Farley's Bristol Journal.
Bristol: J.M. Gutch, 1825. 
8vo. pp. 50. Unbound and sewn as issued. A little soiled and partially unopened. Very Good. Copac lists the BL copy only. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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13 HARBIN, S.W. Bates Members of Parliament for the County of Somerset.
Taunton: Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, 1939. 
8vo. pp. viii, vi, [1], vi, [1], vi, [1], 203; plates. Cloth, Very Good. Topography 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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14 HARFORD, John Battersby The Bristol Poll Book: Being a List of the Householders, Freeholders, and Freemen, Who Voted at the Parliamentary Election Friday, July 9, 1852; before John Battersby Harford, Esq., Sheriff. Candidates: Hon. Francis Henry Fitzhardinge Berkeley, William Henry Gore Langton, Forster Alleyne M’Geachey.
Bristol: Henry & Alfred Hill, 1853. 
8vo. pp. 160. Original pebble grained cloth, paper title label on front cover. Very Good. Topography 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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15 HUMPHREYS, Arthur L. Somersetshire Parishes, a Handbook of Historical Reference to All Places in the County.
[No Publisher], 1905. 
Small 4to. pp. xv, 855, [2]. 8 parts bound into 2. Attractive contemporary binding of quarter vellum, raised bands, cloth sides. Fine. Topography 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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16 HUMPHREYS, Arthur L. Somersetshire Parishes, a Handbook of Historical Reference to All Places in the County.
[The Author], 1905. 
4to. pp. xv, 856, [1]. In the original 8 parts, Fine in the printed wrappers. Topography 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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17 J., J.C. Notices of the Helstone Furry-Day.
Printed by W. Plank, 1831. 
12mo. pp. 20. Bound in later cloth backed boards. Rare. Topography 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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18 JACKSON, Rev. J.E. A List of Wiltshire Sheriffs.
Devizes: H. Bull, 1856. 
Small 4to. pp. 47, but interleaved with blanks to about 4 times its original size. Full vellum. Presentation copy inscribed by the author. With extensive additions and notes by the author on both text pages and blanks, plus a continuation of the list in manuscript up until 1883. Frederick Crisp’s copy with his bookplates and his arms on the rear cover. Very Good. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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A Sermon Preached Before the Yeovil Volunteer Corps of the Yeomanry Cavalry, On Sunday the 31st Day of August, 1794; and Published at Their Request., LANGDON, Rev. William
19 LANGDON, Rev. William A Sermon Preached Before the Yeovil Volunteer Corps of the Yeomanry Cavalry, On Sunday the 31st Day of August, 1794; and Published at Their Request.
Sherborne: Printed by Goadby and Lerpiniere, [1794] 
4to. pp. 17. Unbound, near Fine. Langdon was Rector of Pyle, and Vicar of Montacute in Somerset. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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20 LATIMER, John The History of the Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol with some Account of the Anterior Merchants’ Guild.
Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1903. 
4to. pp. viii. 345. Original calf with new spine and end papers. Top edge gilt. Very Good. Topography 
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