A DERBYSHIRE PARISH AT WAR: SOUTH DARLEY AND THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919, Keith Taylor & Trevor Brown, Bakewell, 2000; frequent illus.; 244pp; 8vo; orig. pictorial card covers, a very good copy. 4 pounds

 

[Manuscript] An indenture, 1857, between Samuel Downing, of Bradwell, mason, and Robert Walker, of Bradwell, miner: conveyance for 5 pounds of a freehold loom shop situated on the hills in Bradwell. The property was occupied by Charles Middleton and was bounded on the east side by a cart way. The witnesses were Robert Hallam and John Hull. Written on four sides of paper, folio, in very good condition, bearing 4 red seals of which only two remain intact. 8 pounds

Bradwell was a hamlet in the parish of Hope.

 

KELLY: DIRECTORY OF DERBYSHIRE 1941, Kelly Directories Ltd., being the Derbyshire section only of a larger directory; folding coloured county map; 23+xxii+692pp; large 8vo; recently rebound in plum cloth gilt, a very good copy. 35 pds

 

HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN DERBYSHIRE, J.B. Firth, reprinted, 1920; frequent illus. by Nelly Erichsen; xvii+500pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a good, firm copy. 9 pounds

 

SUTTON-CUM-DUCKMANTON PARISH REGISTER 1662-1837, Derbyshire Record Society, Vol. 18, 1992; index of persons and places, x+201pp; 8vo; orig. cloth gilt, dust-jacket, nearly new. 8 pounds

 

KELLY: DIRECTORY OF DERBYSHIRE, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, LEICESTERSHIRE, AND RUTLAND, 1936, Kelly Directories Ltd.; 3 folding colour maps, xxiv+708+vi+1166+viii+1256pp; large 8vo; some ink annotations, a few small ink stains, corner clipped from title page and a few adjacent pages of advertisements, orig. gilt dec. cloth, hinges worn, backstrip somewhat creased. 125 pounds

 

A HAND-BOOK OF THE PEAK OF DERBYSHIRE, AND TO THE USE OF THE BUXTON MINERAL WATERS,

W.H. Robertson, 11th edn., Buxton, 1886; large folding map, xxiii+271pp, plus index; small 8vo; foot of title page torn and repaired, orig. green cloth gilt, a good, clean copy. 18 pounds

 

 

Devon

 

REGISTERS OF THE FRENCH CHURCHES OF BRISTOL, STONEHOUSE AND PLYMOUTH, ed. C.A. Lart, Huguenot Society, 1912; copy no. 224 of 450 copies; privately printed; index, xxviii+156pp; single library inkstamp; bound together with THE REGISTER OF THE FRENCH CHURCH AT THORPE-LE-SOKEN IN ESSEX 1684-1726, ed. W.C. Waller, Huguenot Soc., 1912; index, photograph tipped in, xi+27pp; 4to; some spotting on page edges, contemporary half-morocco gilt, leather parts well rubbed, inner joints reinforced. 22 pounds

 

BLACK'S GUIDE TO DEVONSHIRE, A. & C. Black, Edinburgh, 1877; with maps and illustrations; vii+291+112pp, including advertisements (some with illus.); small 8vo; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, a good, firm copy. 18 pounds

 

CALENDAR OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATIONS, DEVON AND CORNWALL, CONSISTORY COURT OF THE BISHOP OF EXETER, 1532-1800, ed. E.A. Fry [British Record Society, 1914], reprinted by Kraus Reprint, 1968; chronological arrangement, with index of names, vi+324pp; 8vo; orig. card covers, a good, firm copy (loosely contained in an original 1914 case in gilt dec. plum cloth). 18 pounds

 

CALENDAR OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATIONS, DEVON AND CORNWALL, COURT OF THE PRINCIPAL REGISTRY OF THE BISHOP OF EXETER, 1559-1799, AND OF DEVON ONLY, COURT OF THE ARCHDEACONRY OF EXETER, 1540-1799, ed. E.A. Fry [British Record Society, 1908], reprinted by Kraus Reprint, 1968; chronological arrangement, with index of names, xxiii+878pp; 8vo; orig. card covers, a good, firm copy. 25 pounds

 

KELLY: DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE & CORNWALL, Kelly & Co., 1893; 2 engraved folding county maps (the Cornwall map torn without loss and crudely repaired); xl+1474+84pp, incl. adverts. (some illus.); large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, faded, a moderate amount of general wear, but a decent copy. 165 pounds

 

THE HISTORY OF THE FOREST OF EXMOOR, E.T. MacDermot [1911], reproduced, 1973; frequent illus.; index; 480pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, dust-jacket, a firm, clean copy, top edge slightly spotted. 5 pounds

 

THURLESTONE CHURCH AND PARISH, Rev. F.G. Egerton Coope, 2nd (enlarged) edn., n.d.; 14 illus., index, xix+130pp; 8vo; spotting to contents, orig.wrappers, torn, a working copy only. 7 pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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