A HISTORY OF DORSINGTON, Jonathan Reinarz, ed. Joan Lane, Noctua Press, 1996; frequent illustrations; 120 pp.; landscape 8vo; original card covers, pictorial dust-jacket, in very good condition. 5 pounds

 

FRANCIS WHITE & CO.’S HISTORY, GAZETTEER AND DIRECTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE, F. White & Co., 3rd edn., Sheffield, 1874; map wanting; [4+]x+9-1432pp [as usual]; 8vo; contents good, contemporary half-calf gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, exterior heavily rubbed and boards somewhat stained, but a sound volume. 40 pounds

 

THE LAY SUBSIDY ROLL FOR WARWICKSHIRE OF 6 EDWARD III (1332), W.F. Carter, Dugdale Society, 1926; many names; with indexes; photograph frontispiece; xxx + 128 pp.; large 8vo; orig. blue wrappers, a little worn around spine, but sound. 15 pounds

 

MEMORIALS OF OLD WARWICKSHIRE, Alice Dryden, Bemrose & sons, 1908; frequent illustrations; 152 pp.; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, top edge gilt, lower hinge cracked, otherwise a good copy. 7 pounds

 

WELLS AND SPRINGS OF WARWICKSHIRE, L. Richardson, H.M.S.O., 1928; 5 illus. including 2 sketch maps; viii + 204 pp.; 8vo; original beige cloth-backed boards, edges rubbed, one corner bumped, a firm copy. 8 pounds

 

WARWICKSHIRE; BEING A CONCISE TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE DIFFERENT TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN THE COUNTY OF WARWICK, printed and published by John Turner, n.d. [circa 1817]; “including historical notices of its public buildings & antiquities, antient manorial customs, &c. &c., from the elaborate work of Sir William Dugdale, and other later authorities, and comprehending a view of its agriculture, commerce, mines, and manufactures, amount of population, and other particulars connected with the several parishes and hamlets in Warwickshire”; illus. with 7 engraved plates, but lacking the map; index; [4+] 596 [+4]pp; 8vo; later half-calf gilt, a firm volume, spine slightly faded. 30 pounds

 

BLACK'S GUIDE TO WARWICKSHIRE, A. & C. Black, Edinburgh, 1872; with maps, plans and illustrations; vi+218+88pp, including advertisements (some with illus.); small 8vo; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, a good, firm  copy. 12 pds

 

A REPORT OF AN ENQUIRY INTO THE PRESENT STATE OF WARWICK CORPORATION …, Warwick: John Cooper, 1834; “ … as given in evidence before R. Whitcombe and A.E. Cockburn, Esquires … at the Shire Hall in Warwick, on the 10th, 11th, 12th and 23rd days of October, 1833; with an appendix”;  120pp; 8vo; contents good, bound in original boards, worn and stained, backstrip wanting, stitching firm. 20 pounds

 

A CENTURY OF FOXHUNTING WITH THE WARWICKSHIRE HOUNDS, by Castor, Banbury: John Potts, 1891; Being a sketch history of the hunt from 1791 to 1891; with many interesting notes about local huntsmen; xi+207pp; small 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, a good, firm copy, slightly pulled at top of backstrip. 25 pounds

 

SHAKESPEARE’S LAND, C.J. Ribton-Turner, Leamington, 1893; subscribers’ edition on large paper, no. 88 of 250 copies, signed by the author; “Being a description of central and southern Warwickshire”; 13 maps and plans (most double-page), 22 sepia etchings; list of subscribers; xxviii+416[+6]pp; 8vo; contents good, orig. gilt dec. vellum, top edge

gilt, generally worn, corners bumped, spine darkened and “pulled” at top. 20 pounds

 

HISTORY OF SUTTON COLDFIELD, W.K. Riland Bedford, Birmingham, 1891; illus. with 7 plates (mostly armorials); index; [6+]84pp; 8vo; orig. green cloth gilt, a good, firm copy. 18 pounds

 

RUGBY: THE SCHOOL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD, Rev. W.H. Payne-Smith, 1889; “collected and arranged from the writings of the late Matthew Holbeche Bloxham, O.R., F.S.A.”; list of subscribers; 16 illus.; corrigenda and addenda slip; xxxv+208pp; 8vo; some spotting, orig. green cloth gilt, a firm, clean copy. 15 pounds

 

CHARITIES OF THE BOROUGH OF WARWICK: REPORT OF HIS MAJESTY’S COMMISSIONERS (APPOINTED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT) FOR INQUIRING INTO THE PUBLIC CHARITIES OF THE BOROUGH OF WARWICK, AUGUST, 1826, printed and published by E. Heathcote, Warwick, 1830; heraldic illustration on title page; list of subscribers; 192pp; 8vo; endpapers spotted, contemporary boards, later blue cloth spine lettered in gilt, a little rubbed, corners bumped, otherwise a good, firm volume. 20 pounds

 

THE REGISTERS OF STRATFORD-ON-AVON … BAPTISMS 1558-1652, transcr. R. Savage, The Parish Register Society, 1897; illus. frontispiece, index, viii+188pp; 8vo; orig. wrappers, lacking lower wrapper, spine darkened and slightly chipped, otherwise a sound copy. 10 pounds

 

WARWICKSHIRE PRINTERS’ NOTICES 1799-1866, ed. P. Morgan, Dugdale Society, Vol. XXVIII, 1970; illus. with 2 plates; appendix, indexes of persons, places, subjects; xl+84pp; 8vo; orig. blue cloth gilt, slightly faded and rubbed. 8 pounds

 

PIGOT: DIRECTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE, 1841; the Warwickshire section only of a larger directory; without county map; [2+]168 pp.; 8vo; very brief ink on first page, last page spotted, bound in green cloth gilt, a good,  firm volume. 18 pds

 

PIGOT: DIRECTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE, 1835; the Warwickshire section only of a larger directory [Norton 62]; without county map; 493-624[+33] pp., including advertisements (some with illus., some engraved); 8vo; bound in green cloth gilt, a good,  firm volume. 25 pounds

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