MISCELLANEOUS

BOOKS

Pevsner – Buildings of England – Oxfordshire. Good condition, with dust jacket.   £13 plus postage….weight approx 0:8kg.

image52

MISCELLANEOUS

EPHEMERA

67/92 Act of Parliament – National Debt – c. 1830 – Tables showing Annuities payable in respect of £3 Bank Annuity Stock prepared to accompany Act 10 Geo IV c.24 to enable a reduction in the National Debt by granting of Life Annuities in exchange for surrender of Bank Annuities. Tables showing the amount of annuity payable over different periods.  16 page printed paper booklet – slight dusting to part of cover & short tear to 1 fold, minor tears to centre fold where booklet sewn.  £12


73/17 a) Authors – ‘Paris in the Twenties’ – catalogue of exhibition held Usis Gallery, Grosvenor Square 1960 of souvenirs of British, French and American Writers from Shakespeare and Company (founded by Sylvia Beach). Numerous photographs including James Joyce, Ezra Pound, TS Elliott, Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Beach, Gertrude Stein, Scott Fitzgerald, etc.   £26          


73/17 b) Artists – Gandarillas (Carmen) – small folding card with list of paintings included in exhibition held at Trafford Gallery 1950, with forward by Augustus John.     £4


222/8 – 1877Auction Bill Poster and Conditions of Sale for 2 Freehold Cottages in Kidlington Oxon, with a Close of Pasture and a piece of Arable Land to be sold by auction at the Roebuck Hotel, Oxford by Jonas Paxton, Son and Castle on behalf of Queens College, Oxford. The property was previously occupied by Mr. Warland.  Large sheet of paper (approx 22¼”x 17¼”) folded in 2 – the 1st page comprising the Auction Poster, the 2nd page details of the 2 Lots being sold, the 3rd page the Conditions of Sale, the 4th page forming the cover and Memorandum of Agreement to Purchase. Several tiny holes / splits in folds and very slight dusting to 4th page.  £28


73/21 Cambridge University – small booklet ‘Vade Mecum or the Freshers ABC’ by JDM and GRD – Cambridge 1919. (Cover detached).  £8


73/13 Cycling – 21/1/1939 – Souvenir Programme for Cycling 9th ‘All Rounder’ Concert and Prize distribution. Over 60 pages (staples rusted away) containing photos and facsimile signatures of cyclists, adverts, etc.  £8


75/39 Orient Line ticket dated 1912 for trip from London to Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane purchased by Henry Fisher. Gives name of ship, berth no. date of sailing & cost. Pre-printed paper (A4) ticket with manuscript details issued by Anderson, Anderson & Co, Fenchurch Ave, London EC – signed by L Samson & John A Nuttall.  £6


73/15 Royal Opera Covent Garden – Programmes for a) Orphee, 1920; b) Boris Godrunn, 1928; c)Ballet Russes – Les Presages, 1935 and Les Cent Baisers, 1935 d) 3 Russian programmes, 1940’s/1950’s.      £7


73/11 Theatre – 16/3/1894 – Programme for the National Academy of Music, Paris – First Performance of musical comedy ‘Thais’. £4


73/10 Theatre – 2/12/1916 – Programme for the Princes Theatre – ‘Bluebell in Fairyland’ – starring Seymour Hicks and Ellaline Terriss. £6


73/12 Walking – 17/12/1904 – Menu for Manchester Pedestrian Club 2nd Annual Dinner at Waterloo Hotel, Manchester.  £6

image53

MISCELLANEOUS

MAPS

84/63  Colchester – 1941 –  Ordinance Survey Map of Colchester (Essex) area – sheet 97 – “Second War Revision 1940” – published at the War Office 1941.  £4


54/58 Port Hill & Blaby Hill Farms – 1904 Edition of 6″ to 1 mile O. S. Map – Leicestershire Sheet XXXVII S. W. covering the Blaby Union Area on which the Port Hill & Blaby (Hill) Farms are identified in colour wash. No owner / occupier’s name given. Several short splits in folds & slight dusting to reverse.  £7

image54

MISCELLANEOUS

RAILWAY INTEREST

63/18 – 1872 – Trent, Ancholme and Grimsby Railway. Henry Wigfield, Jarvis Harris, Jos Richards and Arthur George Harris (all Rotherham, Yorks. ) party to the agreement for Railway. Grant of Right of Way by Rev. Edward Mitford Weigall in  Frodingham, Lincolnshire. 2 sheets parchment with small plan on sheet 2  – signed and sealed by all 5  parties. Railway to be used for transporting Ironstone and Ironore from mines on Vicarage Glebelands. Detailed restrictions relating to 40 year Lease, including annual rental and royalties. Other names – Cole, Sheffield, trafford, Winn.  £48


130/107  – 1903? – License Agreement between The Midland Railway Company and the Executors & Trustees of  the late Wright Howarth t/a Messrs Wright Howarth & Co of Albert Works, Newtown, New Mills, Derbys. to retain a Pumping Station, Water Tanks & Electric Cables on the company’s land at Disley, Cheshire. Large sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 and pre-printed with manuscript insertions on 2 sides. The third side contains a ½ page Location Plan including the L&NW Rly line (from New Mills Station towards Stockport), the Peak Forest Canal and the Midland Railway Line (from Chinley towards Heaton Mersey) and Wright Howarth & Co’s Bleach Works. A number of small splits / holes – mainly in folds not affecting text. Signed by Melinda Howarth, Alice Howarth, James E. Howarth & John N? Mather, witnessed by Thomas Jordan (Cashier) 72 Church Rd, New Mills. Not dated, but pencil note in margin reads “Briggs 24/12/03” and the Embossed Duty Stamp is dated 23 – 11 – 03. £20

image55

MISCELLANEOUS

SHARE CERTIFICATES

250/23 – 1920 – Certificate for 200 £1 8% Cumulative Participating Preference Shares in Harper Bean Ltd – Manufacturers of The Bean Motor Car – 50 Pall Mall, London S.W.1 issued to Walter John Betts Coles, Ludgershall, nr Thame. Pre-printed decorative share certificate [approx 13¾” x  11¾”] with manuscript details. Signed by 2 Directors & the Secretary of Harper Bean Ltd, with the company’s Embossed Seal.  £20


250/24 – 1939 – Certificate for £150 7% Cumulative Preference Stock in Turner & Newall Ltd – Manufacturers of Asbestos, Magnesia, & Allied Products – Spotland, Rochdale, Lancs. issued to the Misses Mary Josephine Connolly and Katherine Mary Connolly, The Lodge, Carterton, Oxon. Pre-printed decorative share certificate [approx 12″ x  9½”] with typed details. Signed by a Director & the Secretary of Turner & Newall Ltd, with the company’s Embossed Seal.  £10

image56