the latest official returns; useful for identifying small places; 64 coloured plates of maps, including town plans; [6+]+928+64pp; large 8vo; orig. tan cloth gilt, marbled edges, a firm volume, a little rubbed. 48 pounds

 

LONGMAN: GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD, ed. G.C. Chisholm, 1902 (re-issue); thousands of entries; xii+1788pp; 4to; endpapers marked, orig. calf-backed boards, burgundy spine label, a sound copy, corners bumped. 10 pounds

 

NOTITIA VENATICA: A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING, Robert T. Vyner, 6th edition, John Camden Hotten, n.d. [circa 1872]; Embracing the general management of hounds and the diseases of dogs; including distemper and rabies; also kennel lameness, its cause and cure; illus. with 8 full-page colour plates, one folding plan, and 2 woodcuts (correct as list); appendix; xv+239pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, a little faded, spine rubbed, a small piece of cloth (a fifth of an inch) worn away from top of backstrip, and slightly frayed at bottom, a firm copy. 40 pounds

 

INDEX TO THE INQUISITIONS POST MORTEM, FOR THE REIGN OF HENRY VII - bound together with INDEX TO THE INQUISITIONS POST MORTEM, FOR THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII, Thomas Phillipps, Middle Hill Press, n.d. [circa 1850]; limited editions; [2+]13[+2]+29pp; folio; title pages loosely inserted (as usual), bound in orig. Middle Hill boards, paper label, good condition. 20 pounds

 

A BICYCLE TOUR IN ENGLAND AND WALES, Made in 1879 by the President, Alfred D. Chandler, and Captain John C. Sharp, Jr. of the Suffolk Bicycle Club, of Boston, Mass., publ. A. Williams & Co., Boston, 1881; with 4 folding maps and 17 photographic illustrations; appendices; index; 167pp.; small 8vo; original green cloth gilt, a good, firm copy. 50 pounds

 

THE HISTORY AND ART OF CHANGE RINGING, Ernest Morris, Chapman & Hall, 1931; 122 illustrations; index;

xviii + 673 pp.; 8vo; bound in green library cloth gilt, with a few internal library marks and library classification no. in gilt on spine, a firm, clean volume, lightly used. 20 pounds

 

CATALOGUE OF THE MOST VALUABLE, INTERESTING AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT LIBRARY OF THE LATE GEORGE DANIEL, ESQ., OF CANONBURY, Sotheby Wilkinson & Hodge, 1864; Together with his Collection of Original Drawings and Engraved Portraits of Distinguished Actors and Actresses [&c. &c.]. This copy of the catalogue is fully annotated with contemporary manuscript notes of the names of the buyers and the hammer prices. vi+222 pp.; 4to. A sound copy, spotting to contents, contemporary half-morocco gilt, marbled sides, rubbed, some wear at head of spine and a very small piece chipped from base, an ex-library copy with very brief internal library marks including Withdrawn inkstamp. 60 pounds

George Daniel (1789-1864), poet, author. He was famous for his collections, and the sale was an important one.  The strengths of his library lay chiefly in Elizabethan and Shakespearean items and old English ballads.

 

THE FASHIONABLE WORLD DISPLAYED, Rev. John Owen, printed for L.B. Seeley, 1817; 8th edition; xvi+156pp.; 12mo; lacking half-title, neatly rebound in charcoal boards with burgundy spine label lettered in gilt, in very good condition. 15 pounds

Bearing the engraved beraldic bookplate of Ronald Eugene Jerome on front fixed endpaper.

 

SECRET HIDING-PLACES, G. Squiers, 1934; The origins, histories and descriptions of English secret hiding-places used by priests, cavaliers, Jacobites & smugglers; frequent illustrations including many photographs; index; 288pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, a good, firm copy. 10 pounds

 

THE GREAT CITY FRAUDS OF COLE, DAVIDSON, & GORDON, FULLY EXPOSED, Seton Laing, 4th edn., 1856; frontispiece (plan) (with a one-inch tear from outer edge); [12+]iv+5-263pp; 8vo; disbound, stitching firm, endpapers missing. 10 pounds

 

THE QUEENS EMPIRE, A PICTORIAL AND DESCRIPTIVE RECORD, ILLUSTRATED FROM PHOTOGRAPHS, Cassell & Co., 1899; including 288pp of photographs illustrating life throughout the British Empire, with accompanying narrative; folding coloured map frontispiece; xii+288pp; oblong 4to; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, a very good copy, slightly marked. 40 pounds

 

THE BOSCOBEL TRACTS RELATING TO THE ESCAPE OF CHARLES THE SECOND AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT ADVENTURES, J. Hughes, 1830; 2 maps and 6 other engraved plates; advertisements; 347 pp.; 8vo; a little foxing, contemporary half-calf gilt, rubbed, marbled sides, a sound copy. 18 pounds

 

THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITY, F. Seebohm, 4th edn., reprinted, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1926; examined in its relations to the manorial and tribal systems and to the common or open field system of husbandry; an essay in economic history; 14 maps and plates (some folding, some in colour); appendix; index and glossary; xxii+464pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, a firm, clean copy. 17 pounds

 

PLACITA DOMINO REGE APUD WESTMONASTERIUM DE TERMINO SANCTE TRINITATIS ANNO REGNI REGIS EDWARDI FILII REGIS HENRICI VICESIMO QUINTO: THE PLEAS OF THE COURT OF KINGS BENCH, TRINTY TERM, 23 EDWARD I, 1297, ed. W.P.W. Phillimore, British Record Society, Vol. 19, 1897; index; xxviii+315pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, a good, firm copy, spine a little faded. 20 pounds

THE LETTER BOOKS, 1644-45, OF SIR SAMUEL LUKE, PARLIAMENTARY GOVERNOR OF NEWPORT

History books