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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

Image for 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.

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

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.

By: CHILCOTT, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Bristol: J. Chilcott, [1833]:

Seller ID: 33326


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. View more info

Image for Survey and Valuation of a Portion of the Estates Belonging to the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Gloucester.

Survey and Valuation of a Portion of the Estates Belonging to the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Gloucester.

By: CLUTTON

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Manuscript: Clutton. 1856.:

Seller ID: 38800


Folio. pp. 69; 27 full page maps and plans, hand coloured in outline and mounted on linen. Contemporary sheep, a little worn on the corners otherwise Very Good. An unusually detailed manuscript survey with plans of Gloucester City properties, area, rentals and valuations with the addition of detailed narrative descriptions of the individual properties helping to identify and explain the extent of the property and any significant features or problems. The cover is labeled 'Office Copy,' presumably from Cluttons, a surveying company established in the 18th Century and still in existe... View more info

Folk Rhymes of Devon.

By: CROSSING, William

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Exxeter: James G. Commin, 1911.:

Seller ID: 27898


8vo. pp.[8], 156. Fine in original cloth. View more info

Image for The Standing Orders of the Dorset Quarter Sessions, With Appendices. Revised 1882 - 83.

The Standing Orders of the Dorset Quarter Sessions, With Appendices. Revised 1882 - 83.

By: DORSET

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Dorchester: Henry Ling, [1883]:

Seller ID: 37244


8vo. pp. xii, 402; folding tables. Original blind stamped sheep, lacking top section of the spine and rear end paper. No locations listed. View more info

The Present Mode of Election of Mayor, Sheriffs, and Common Council of Bristol Considered; Extracted from Felix Farley's Bristol Journal.

By: GUTCH, John Mathew

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Bristol: J.M. Gutch, 1825.:

Seller ID: 33325


8vo. pp. 50. Unbound and sewn as issued. A little soiled and partially unopened. Very Good. Copac lists the BL copy only. View more info

Reference to the Map of the Town of Yeovil, in the County of Somerset.

By: HAM, Thomas

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: Yeovil: Thomas Ham, 1833.:

Seller ID: 37489


8vo. pp. [24], [29]; interleaved with blanks. Contemporary sheep, worn on the spine. A list of properties and extents of each property on a map of the town [map not present here], the blanks with occasional additions and corrections. The final blank has a list of Wm. White’s lands in the Parish of Yeovil. He owned 17 properties with a total of 56 acres. A map of Yeovil was published in 1831 by lithographic means at a scale of 26 inches to one mile. It was published for the purposes of a rate assessment and surveyed by James Poole of Sherborne, Dorset. Parks and some streets named; orchar... View more info

Members of Parliament for the County of Somerset.

By: HARBIN, S.W. Bates

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Taunton: Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, 1939.:

Seller ID: 36294


8vo. pp. viii, vi, [1], vi, [1], vi, [1], 203; plates. Cloth, Very Good. Topography View more info

Cultivation of Hincknole Oates Farm [Hinchnole Farm, Netherbury] on Mr. Ackerman’s Entry. [Dorset]

By: HINCHNOWLE FARM.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: 1847.:

Seller ID: 37477


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 iden... View more info

Somersetshire Parishes, a Handbook of Historical Reference to All Places in the County.

By: HUMPHREYS, Arthur L.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: [The Author], 1905.:

Seller ID: 19209


4to. pp. xv, 856, [1]. In the original 8 parts, Fine in the printed wrappers. Topography View more info

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Notices of the Helstone Furry-Day.

By: J., J.C.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Printed by W. Plank, 1831.:

Seller ID: 25826


12mo. pp. 20. Bound in later cloth backed boards. Helston Furry, or Flower Day has been celebrated for hundreds of years to welcome in the Spring, taking place in early May. It is active to this day involving the whole of the town and is a major tourist attraction, though proceeding in a more seemly manner than that which is described in this little guide. Copac lists the BL copy only. Topography View more info

A List of Wiltshire Sheriffs.

By: JACKSON, Rev. J.E.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Devizes: H. Bull, 1856.:

Seller ID: 27946


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. View more info

The History of the Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol with some Account of the Anterior Merchants’ Guild.

By: LATIMER, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1903.:

Seller ID: 20580


4to. pp. viii. 345. Original calf with new spine and end papers. Top edge gilt. Very Good. Topography View more info

Abstracts of Gloucestershire Inquisitiones Post Mortem Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Charles the First. Part I. I - 11 Charles I. 1625 - 1636. [WITH] Part II. 12 - 18 Charles I. 1637 - 1642. [WITH] Part III. Miscellaneous Series. 1 - 18 Charles I. 1625 - 1642.

By: PHILLIMORE, W.P.W. and FRY, George S.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: British Record Society, 1893, 1895 & 1899.:

Seller ID: 33209


3 volumes in one. Tall 8vo. pp. x, 233: xii, 190: viii, 175. Contemporary half morocco a little worn at the head of the spine otherwise a Very Good sound copy. Index Library Volumes IX, XIII and XXI. View more info

Abstracts of Wiltshire Inquisitiones Post Mortem, Returned into the Court of Chancery in the Reign of King Edward III. A.D. 1327 - 1377.

By: STOKES, Ethel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and British Record Society, 1914.:

Seller ID: 33228


8vo. pp. 461. Modern cloth. View more info

Moon’s Western Almanack, and Complete Pocket Remembrancer, Peculiarly Adapted to the West of England. For the Year 1854.

By: TOMLINSON, Rev. L. editor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Salisbury: George Brown, Canal, 1854.:

Seller ID: 23243


12mo. pp. 62, plus some blank interleaving. Printed wrappers. Very Good. Contemporary notes throughout including some diary entries. Topography View more info

Moon’s Western Almanack, and Complete Pocket Remembrancer, Peculiarly Adapted to the West of England. For the Year 1856.

By: TOMLINSON, Rev. L. editor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Salisbury: Brown and Co, Canal, 1856.:

Seller ID: 23244


12mo. pp. 62, plus some blank interleaving. Printed wrappers. Spine worn otherwise Very Good. Contemporary notes throughout including some diary entries. Topography View more info

Moon’s Western Almanack, and Complete Pocket Remembrancer, Peculiarly Adapted to the West of England. For the Year 1857.

By: TOMLINSON, Rev. L. editor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Salisbury: Brown and Co, Canal, 1857.:

Seller ID: 23245


12mo. pp. 62, plus some blank interleaving. Printed wrappers. Spine worn otherwise Very Good. Contemporary notes throughout including some diary entries. Topography View more info