HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, Clement Shorter, reprinted, 1920; frequent illus. by F.L. Griggs; folding map; xix+344pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a good, firm copy. 8 pounds

 

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: A REPRINT OF BROWNE WILLIS: NOTITIA PARLIAMENTARIA, SO FAR AS IT RELATES TO THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM, AND THE BOROUGHS OF AILESBURY, AGMONDESHAM, WICOMBE, BUCKINGHAM, MARLOW, & WENDOVER, printed by Robert Gibbs, Aylesbury, 1854; a presentation copy; title page printed in red and black; illus. with text drawings; vi+47pp; 4to; orig. cloth boards, a firm volume, faded and marked, neatly rebacked in brown morocco gilt. 25 pounds

 

THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM, G. Lipscomb, Volume 1 only (of 4), 1847; Aylesbury Hundred; pedigrees; occasional illus.; 502 pp.; 4to; a piece cut from corner of one leaf (p. 349/350) with small loss of text, rebound in modern cloth-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt, in very good, clean condition. 50 pounds

 

THE HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1880 - together with THE HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE FROM 1880 TO THE PRESENT DAY - together with THE HISTORY OF CHAIRMAKING IN HIGH WYCOMBE, comprising a set of 3 volumes, L.J. Ashford & L. J. Mayes, publ. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960; maps and plates; 8vo; orig. maroon cloth gilt, pictorial dust-jackets, a good, firm set. 45 pounds

 

SHARDELOES PAPERS OF THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES, ed. G. Eland, Oxford University Press, 1947; historical documents concerning Shardeloes near Amersham; large folding pedigree (Drake); 9 illus.; index; xii+142 pp.; 8vo; spotting to contents and page edges, orig. green cloth gilt, a good, firm copy. 8 pounds

 

[Manuscript] An indenture, 1737, between Thomas Cobbett, of Amersham, bricklayer, and Peregrine Day, victualler: mortgage on a messuage at Woodside in Amersham, and a newly erected cottage, with outhouses, orchards, etc.. Names are given of some past and present occupiers. Persons mentioned include Robert Dossett, Thomas Ashby, Joseph Page, John Charsley, Thomas Tipson. Written on one sheet of vellum, in generally good condition, reverse side a little dust-marked, bearing one red wax seal and three blue revenue stamps. 15 pounds

 

RAMBLES ROUND ETON AND HARROW, Alfred Rimmer, 1882; deluxe edition, limited to 250 copies; 52 wood engravings on China paper; xi+291pp; large 8vo; bound in modern quarter- morocco gilt, a very good copy. 30 pounds

 

HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, J.J. Sheahan, 1862; comprising a general survey of the county, preceded by an epitome of the early history of Great Britain; xiii+940pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. blue cloth, faded, some wear on spine, upper hinge cracked. 40 pounds

 

THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM, ed. W. Page, 5 volumes, 1905-1928; frequent maps and illus. (including armorial); 4to; a few leaves of Vol. 5 (index volume) detached, ex-library copies with brief internal library marks and classification no. in gilt on spines, 3 vols. in red half-morocco gilt, a little rubbed, 2 vols. in red buckram gilt, generally good, firm copies. 105 pounds

 

JAMES PIGOT & CO.: NATIONAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1823; a reprint of the Buckinghamshire section of a larger directory; 20pp.; A4; attractively bound in modern green half-calf, marbled sides, in very good condition. 12 pounds

 

AN INVENTORY OF THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, 2 volumes, 1912; 2 colour frontispieces; frequent plates and plans; two folding maps; index to each volume; 4to; orig. gilt decorated morocco-backed cloth boards, top edges gilt, spines rubbed, a sound set. 40 pounds

 

HAZLEMERE, D. H. Gantzel, 1988; privately published; frequent illus.; vi+213pp.; 4to; original green cloth gilt, dust-wrapper, in very good condition. 10 pounds

 

THE CERTIFICATE OF MUSTERS FOR BUCKINGHAMSHIRE IN 1522, ed. A.C. Chibnall, Buckinghamshire Record Society, 1973; thousands of names of men, arranged by parish, with index, vii+418pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. cloth, a good, firm copy. 20 pounds

 

EARLY TAXATION RETURNS: TAXATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IN 1332 AND LATER, ed. A.C. Chibnall, Buckinghamshire Record Society, Vol. 14, 1966; various taxation lists including the 1327 assessment; index of persons and places, xvii+172pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. cream cloth, a firm, clean copy, top edge spotted. 15 pounds

 

RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND 1873 (Buckinghamshire section only), publ. H.M.S.O., 1875; lists names and addresses of owners of upwards of one acre of land; 22pp; folio; disbound, in very good condition, stitching firm. 10 pounds

 

THE WATERMILLS OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ed. M. Farley et al., Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society, 2007; A 1930s account by Stanley Freese with original photographs; xxiii+224pp; 4to; orig. pictorial card covers, almost as new. 8 pds

 

FAVOURITE HAUNTS AND RURAL STUDIES, INCLUDING VISITS TO SPOTS OF INTEREST IN THE VICINITY OF WINDSOR AND ETON, E. Jesse, 1847; 18 engraved plates, viii+365+16pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, spine faded and slightly frayed at top, stitching weakened near middle. 22 pounds

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