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Image for 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.

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.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bristol: [1825]:

Seller ID: 37063


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. View more info

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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.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bristol: The Observer Office, 1822.:

Seller ID: 38591


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 descript... View more info

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Report of the Proceedings of the Bristol Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Bristol: H. and A. Hill, 1842.:

Seller ID: 38550


8vo. pp. 23, [1]. Disbound. Includes lists of members, selection of rules and a report on the meetings held during 1841, its foundation year. View more info

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Bristol Election Ephemera 1812 - 1880.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £8,500.00

Publisher: Bristol and London 1812 - 1880.:

Seller ID: 40245


A collection of political ephemera from Athelhampton House, the home of Robert Cooke, Tory M.P. for Bristol West from 1957 to 1979. A wide-ranging collection of ephemera relating to electoral politics in Bristol, predominantly from between 1812 and 1880, comprising some fifty broadsides and hand bills, five engraved portraits, three autograph letters and one hundred and twenty-three election cards. Further information and a detailed pdf catalogue which illustrates every item is available on request. View more info

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The Victoria Rooms.

By: BRISTOL

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bristol c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 40300


Single sheet, 340 x 285 mm. Printed on yellow paper. An illustration and description of this magnificent Greek style public entertainment centre which now houses Bristol University’s music department. The foundation stone was laid in 1838 and it opened to the public in 1842. The sculpture above the main entrance is different than the one depicted here. “The accompanying Engraving of the intended edifice is by Messrs. Whitehead and Co., (late Vizetelly, Branstone, and Co.,) of London, from a drawing by Mr. S.G. Tovey, a talented young artist, of this city.” View more info