Manuscripts, Literature & History, Modern First Editions

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Datum der Auktion: 16.10.2008

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Idridgehay. - Warrant of attorney, Emma Bradshawe, daughter and one of the...

Warrant of attorney, Emma Bradshawe, daughter and one of the heirs of Roger Bradshawe, formerly of Idridgehay (Idursey), Derbyshire, appointing Thomas Storer and Thomas Mellour, attornies to take and deliver seisin to Robert Mellour her share in lands, tenements, meadow and pasture in Idridgehay

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Shropshire.- Whitton. - Charter, Simon of Whitton, grant of lands in Whitton

Charter, Simon of Whitton, grant of lands in Whitton
manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 14 lines, chirograph at head, lacks seal, folds, browned, 111 x 236mm., 1328

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Charter, grant of lands in Vennington and Witton by John Hayes and John Adams

Charter, grant of lands in Vennington and Witton by John Hayes and John Adams
manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 20 lines, 2 wax seals with good impressions (1 depicting the crucifixion), folds and slightly creased, 185 x 314mm., 1412

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Butterton. - Letter of attorney by John Cressewall the younger to John...

Letter of attorney by John Cressewall the younger to John Johnson of Butterton to deliver seisin
manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 5 lines, endorsed “17” on verso, lacks seal, text faded but still legible, folds, creased, 55 x 325mm., 12th March 1461

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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North Yorkshire.- Jolby. - Charter, grant from Henry, son of Alan de Joleby...

Charter, grant from Henry, son of Alan de Joleby to his brother John, making a gift of a toft and croft "between my toft and that of Henry, son of Hugh, and two acres of land in Jolby"
witnesses: “Alexander of Cleasby”, “John son of John of Croft” and 5 others, manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 10

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Jolby. - Deed of gift from Robert son of Benedict de Croft to Robert son of...

Deed of gift from Robert son of Benedict de Croft to Robert son of Stephen de Oxenhale, of a meadow in the fields of Jolby lying in Brinnespole, paying one rose yearly at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist [24 June
manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 11 lines, lacks seal, stained, folds

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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North Yorkshire.- Jolby. - Charter, deed of gift from John Hamondson of...

Charter, deed of gift from John Hamondson of Newton Morell to Thomas... and John Cleasby, rector of the church of Merok, Thomas Makeblyth, vicar of the church of Midelton Tyas, William Wydowson and Robert Daks, of one toft, four acres of land and one acre of pasture in Joleby which they hold by gift

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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France.- Jarnac. - ?Grant by "le conte de Pons Nicolas" relating to the...

Grant by "le conte de Pons Nicolas" relating to the village of Gernac [?Jarnac
manuscript in French, on vellum, 5 lines, lacks seal, folds, slightly creased and browned, tipped-in on card, 71 x 277mm., 31st May 1356

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Villebresme (Guille, Secretary to Charles VII, King of France ) - Quittance...

Quittance for 27 livre tournois, for travelling and other expenses from Bourges to Anjou with the king's commissioners
D.s. “Villebresme”, manuscript in French, on vellum, 14 lines, tipped-in on paper, c. 125 x 224mm., 18th December 1447

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Spanish Inquisition.- - Admission of Miguel Reus de Sollerich of Alaro, to...

Admission of Miguel Reus de Sollerich of Alaro, to the Holy Office of the Inquisition
D.s. “El Lic[encia]do Evia de Oviedo”, manuscript in Spanish, 1p., wax and paper seal of the Inquistion, a few small holes caused by ink acidity, all legible, folds, slightly browned, housed in a modern card

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Copies of legal documents

Copies of legal documents
manuscript in French, c. 185pp., browned, bound in the remains of a vellum manuscript, soiled, remains of ties, sm. folio, 1656-59

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Dupuich ( Father Peter, professor of religion ) - Commentarius in...

Commentarius in philosophiam moralem proemium
manuscript in Latin, 227 pp. excluding blanks, 7 engraved plates by Henri Bonnart (Paris printmaker), 1 plate with figure of a women holding a book titled “La Morale” and with manuscript inscription relating to Peter Dupuich, 6 being portraits, including

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Roper Family ( owners of the manor of St. Dunstan outside the West Gate of...

Table genealogique de la tres ancienne noble Maison de Roper Originaire de la Province et Comté de Kent en Angleterre de puis L'an 1230
manuscript in French, title and 55pp. excluding blanks, 81 hand-coloured coats of arms and 3 portraits (including 2 large coats of arms), most heightened with gold

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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James VI & I ( King of Scotland, England and Ireland, 1566-1625...

Warrant from James I to the Treasurer and Chamberlains of the Exchequer, to pay John Fenwick £200 out of the Exchequer Receipt "for certen service by him done"
D.s. note of enrolment “Chidiock Wardour” Clerk of the Pells & “Thomas Clerke”, manuscript on vellum, folds, soiled, 122 x 265mm

Los #: 87

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Northumberland/Durham.- - 6 deeds relating to property of the Earl of...

6 deeds relating to property of the Earl of Tankerville, 1728-39 (including the castle of Dunstanburgh) and sales of fee farm rents
including the manor of Dunstanburgh and others in Northumberland, Sir William Ellis, Ds.s. by earl of Tankerville, Sir Robert Carr and Sir William Ellis and others

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Colland (Edward C.) - Commonplace book

Commonplace book
manuscript, 55pp., most notes at head filling less than half the page, disbound, loosely inserted in a 19th century cloth-backed boards binding, folio, 1680

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Barker (Samuel, Hebraist and meteorologist, of Lyndon, Rutland, 1686-1759...

Meteorological observations and records of weights and heights of members of the Barker, Whiston and Dawes families found in four almanacs
almanacs comprise: Parker’s Ephemeris... 1736; The British Telescope... 1736; Ladies Diary or, the Woman’s Almanack... Adapted for the Use and Diversion of the

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Quakers and Churchmen.- - Small collection

Small collection
comprising: Quaker marriage certificate, Sherburn, Durham, December 1739; lease by Mercers Company of the Friends Meeting House, Holloway Road, ground plan of the building and Seal of the Company, 1896; example of the hand of Adolphe Monod, [ d. 1856]; letters from Charles Coote

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Catholic prayers

Catholic prayers
manuscript, 130pp. excluding blanks, 125pp. in a clear and attractive hand (first 6pp. loosely inserted), 5pp. in a mid-Victorian hand, 28 engraved plates from a French religious book bound in (many plates with part of manuscript written on obverse), slightly browned and foxed, ink

Los #: 110

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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India, Calcutta.- Vansittart (Henry, administrator in India, 1732-70...

Memoire du Sr. Duliron Contre le Sr. Vansittart
manuscript in French, title and 10pp., slightly browned, unbound, folio, 1763

Los #: 114

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Dorset, Weymouth.- - Lease by Billers Lord Waltham to William Williams of...

Lease by Billers Lord Waltham to William Williams of Weymouth & Melcombe Regis, comedian
of a “void piece of ground” on which a messuage formerly stood in Melcombe Regis... for 99 years, yearly rent 5s on condition that Williams within one year erects “a Theater for Comedians” on the void piece of

Los #: 115

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Le Grand Family ( of Portarlington and Canterbury ) - Papers relating to...

Papers relating to the Le Grand family
and other families, including: Jacob, Gordon, Wreight, Wren, Hanlon and relating to history of family members etc., manuscripts and letters, numerous pp., also typescript notes, most loosely inserted, many folds and browned, late nineteenth century cloth-backed

Los #: 118

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Damer (Joseph, as Lord Milton, later Earl of Dorchester, owner of Milton...

Bank Book for Hoare's Bank
manuscript, 113pp. excluding blanks, slightly browned, folds, disbound, sm. 4to, 24th June 1786 - 9th March 1812

Los #: 120

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Phillips Family ( of Lyndhurst, Hampshire & elsewhere ) - Album of papers...

Album of papers relating to the Phillips family
Autograph letters, documents and manuscript and typescript notes, numerous pp., tipped-in, folds, some soiling, creasing and browning, original deckled boards, rubbed, lacks spine, v.s., v.d., album folio, 1787 - twentieth century

Los #: 122

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Finance.- - Tabularum fasciculus: quotidiano usui aptatus Sodalitii ad...

Tabularum fasciculus: quotidiano usui aptatus Sodalitii ad pecunias non ante vitae exitum solvendas...
manuscript tables in Latin, title and 49pp., slightly browned, contemporary calf, gilt, rubbed, 12mo, [late eighteenth century

Los #: 124

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Hackney and environs.- - Collection

Collection
including: substantial detailed plan of properties along High Street, West Hackney, and related schedule (with detail of shopkeepers) in a Thyssen deed of 1835, together with other deeds, copies of court rolls, abstracts of title etc. for properties in Hornsey, Stoke Newington, Clapton

Los #: 133

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Medical.- Bruce ( Doctor ) - Medical commonplace book with some other material

Medical commonplace book with some other material
manuscript, 57pp. and 14pp. of notes loosely inserted, original vellum, faint ink name “Dr. Bruce” on upper cover, soiled, three vertical cuts on upper cdover, 8vo, 1825-28

Los #: 137

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Oakley (John) - Extracts from Various Authors selected by John Oakley

Extracts from Various Authors selected by John Oakley
autograph manuscript, title and 272pp., later pencil notes, slightly rubbed, original black morocco with ornate gilt decoration in panels and with a gilt stamp of Anne Coleman on upper cover, edges rubbed, remains of metal clasps, g.e., 8vo, [c

Los #: 139

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Cookery.- - [Recipe Book

Recipe Book
manuscript in several hands, 125pp., index, occasional pencil drawings, contemporary sheep, a little rubbed, sympathetically rebacked, clasp, 95 x 165 mm., 1830-57

Los #: 145

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 16.10.2008

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Teale (Henry H., of Leeds ) - Correspondence and receipts relating to...

Correspondence and receipts relating to William Teale, Benjamin Teale and the career of Henry Teale
numerous pp., sm. 4to & 8vo, c. 1837-57, on the activities of Henry Teale, this letter by John Bradbury of Bradbury & Greatorex, “Dear William [his brother] It is with feelings of deep regret, that I

Los #: 154

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 16.10.2008