THE BOOK OF COBHAM, David C. Taylor, Barracuda Books, 1982; list of subscribers; frequent illustrations;

152 pp.; 4to; orig. blue cloth gilt, some marks on dust-jacket, in good condition. 7 pounds


[Manuscript] Manor of Fauxhall in the County of Surrey, Special Court Baron: Surrender and Admission to copyhold premises within this Manor and Conditional Surrender thereof to the Trustees of the National Freehold Land Society, dated 25 February 1874. A colour plan shows the property concerned, i.e. All that tenement, counting house and premises known as Number 238 Clapham Road in the parish of St. Mary Lambeth. Persons mentioned include George Hart, William John Wild, Alfred Lafone, John James Andrew, William Henry Mardon, James Langdon, Charles Gilpin Mordaunt, Martin Munro and Thomas Beggs.  A single large sheet on vellum, folded, good condition. 10 pounds


EPSOM: ITS HISTORY AND SURROUNDINGS, G. Home [1901], reprinted, S.R. Publishers Ltd, 1971; a facsimile reprint of the 1901 edition; folding map; frontispiece, 43 illus.; index; 194pp; small 8vo; orig. red cloth gilt, dust-jacket, a good copy.

5 pounds


[Manuscript] Borough of Camberwell: a certificate, 1910, granting to Charles Henry Childe, of 268 Upland Road, East Dulwich, a piece of the burial ground at Forest Hill Road, in perpetuity. Manuscript on a standard printed form. 4to; a neat parchment document, bearing the large red seal of the Borough and a red revenue stamp, in very good condition, has been  folded. 6 pounds


[Manuscript] Memorandum of agreement, 1850, between Mary Templer and William Bennett, of Woodfields, near Ross, co. Hereford: re lease of a messuage or tenement, coach house, stable, etc., known as Brockham Lodge, in the parish of Betchworth. Signed by Mary Templer and Bolding & Pope, solicitor on behalf of William Bennett, witnessed by Jas. Thomson, a solicitor, of 9 George Street, Minories. Written on 3 sides of paper, a little dust marked and torn at margin without loss, otherwise in good condition. 11 pounds


[Manuscript] [Particulars of Sale] Particulars and Conditions of Sale with Plan, of about 19 acres of eligible freehold building land, having a total frontage of abt. 3,660 ft. to make roads, ripe for immediate development, and suitable for villas, cottages, or small holdings.  Gas and water and main drainage available.  For sale by auction, by Messrs. Folker & Horton, at The Lion Hotel, Guildford, on Tuesday, May 10th, 1910, at 3 p.m. precisely, in one lot or in plots. With folding plan. Folio; in very good condition. 8 pounds


AN ACCOUNT OF THE BRIDGES ACROSS THE THAMES AT KEW, E. Beresford Chancellor, Richmond, printed for the author, 1903; illustrated with frontispiece containing three views; 28pp; 8vo; contents a little spotted, bound in orig. boards, gilt lettered on upper cover, upper cover marked, spine supported with tape. 10 pounds


SYDENHAM, DULWICH, AND NORWOOD: A HANDY GUIDE TO RAMBLES IN THE DISTRICT, T Fisher Unwin, n.d. [circa 1881 ?]; map frontispiece; several illus.; bicycle route; 71pp.; small 8vo; orig. printed wrappers, spine defective and crudely supported with tape, an old bookseller inkstamp on upper cover. 6 pounds


DEBRETT: PEOPLE OF SURREY, Debrett Peerage Ltd., 1991; with biographical notes; 178pp, plus list of abbreviations; small folio; original green cloth gilt, dust-jacket, a good, firm copy. 8 pounds


[Manuscript] Marriage licence issued by the Archbishop of Canterbury, 27 May 1769: Thomas Spencer, of the parish of Croydon, single man, and Mary Roberts, of the parish of Sanderstead, spinster, to be married in the parish church of Sanderstead. With names of three Registers. On vellum, folded, blue revenue stamp, lacking seal, good condition. 11 pounds


THE STORY OF ESHER, I.D. Stevens, 1966; 11 illus.; appendix; index; 128pp; 8vo; orig. pictorial cloth, good copy. 5 pounds


A HISTORY OF SURREY, VOL. IV, Victoria History of the Counties of England [1912], reprinted, 1967; including Hundreds of Brixton, Wallington, and Tandridge; illus., xvii+464pp; folio; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, good copy. 25 pounds


Draft of an indenture, 1910, between Philip Edward Sewell, of Dudwick Cottage, Buxton, co. Norfolk, and J.A. Sharwood & Co. Ltd.: lease of a plot of ground with manufacturing warehouse, office and buildings, situated at the junction of Holback Road and Offley Road, Kennington. Affixed is a neat coloured plan showing the position of the property in relation to Clapham Road, Offley Road and Brixton Road. Typescript with manuscript insertions. 10[+1]pp; folio; on paper, in good condition, folded.

8 pounds


[Act of Parliament] AN ACT FOR MAKING A RAILWAY IN THE COUNTY OF SURREY, TO BE CALLED THE CATERHAM AND GODSTONE VALLEY RAILWAY, 13th July 1876; 14pp; small folio; an ink stamp on first page (Supplied for the Public Service), sewn together, unopened, very good condition. 8 pounds


ASHLEY HOUSE (WALTON-ON-THAMES) BUILDING ACCOUNTS 1602-1607, Surrey Record Society, Vol. XXIX, 1977; index of persons and places, index of subjects, xxix+84pp; 8vo; orig. cloth. 5 pounds




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