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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by G.W. Saunders and R.G. Bartelot NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 18.
Sherborne: J.C. & A.T. Sawtell. 1926. 308pp, recent binders cloth, with the original wraps bound in. Includes articles on:- Godminster Manor; Dorset Smugglers; Sydenham family and Stocker family; Ilchester Gaol; Somerset Brasses; Ryves family; Old Clock in Porlock Church; Kingston Maurward Deeds; Battle of Sedgemoor, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3719) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 14.
Sherborne: J.C and A.T. Sawtell. 1915. Illusts, 368pp, early library style qtr morocco, cloth boards, lightly rubbed. Includes articles on:- Seats in Gillingham Church, Courtenay family, Loders, Clavill family, Dowderidge family, Estates of George Pitt; Rentals of the Estates of George Pitt; Hallett family of Stedcombe; Parsonage of Somerton, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3718) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 12.
Sherborne: J.C. and A.T. Sawtell. 1911. Illusts, 402pp, untrimmed in recent cloth, leather label on spine, occasional foxing, title-page and last leaf browned. Includes articles on:- Sale of Old Cleeve; Glastonbury Abbey Accounts; Somersetshire Dolemoors; Weymouth Bridges, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3717) £30.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by William Frederick Weaver and Chares Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 11.
Sherborne: J.C. and A.T. Sawtell, 1909. Illusts, 395pp, early binders cloth, covers lightly rubbed, occasional foxing. Includes articles on:- Bayliffe of Castle Cary; Beaminster deeds; Lillington Manor; Mere registers; Swinnerton-Dyer family; Stawell Monuments, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e- mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3716) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 10.
Sherborne: J.C. & A.T. Sawtell. 1907. Illusts, 384pp, early binders cloth, leather label on spine, title slightly darkened, some foxing mainly to prelims. Includes articles on:- Lovell heraldry; Leach family; Dorset Fishermen; Dorset Marriages; Somerset Manors; Yeoman family; Westcombe family; Clifton of Barrington; Dyer family; Hardys of Toller Whelme, etc, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3715) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 8.
Sherborne: J.C. and A.T. Sawtell. 1903. Illusts, iv + 386pp, early binders cloth. Includes articles on:- Blagdon Park, Cranborne; Kewstoke Reliquary; Somerset Poll Tax; Fane of Fivehead; Sydenham Pedigree; Dudderidge family; Vineyards in Dorset; Marshall Marriages; Gillingham family; Skeletons found at Huish Episcopi, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e- mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3714) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by Frederic William Weaver and Charles Herbert Mayo NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 5.
Sherborne: J.C. and A.T. Sawtell. 1897. Illusts, vii + 376pp, including index, untrimmed in later cloth, leather label on spine, covers lightly rubbed. Includes articles on:- Worth Matravers Registers; Wimborne Grammar School; Castle Cary Court Roll; Witchcraft in Dorset, Thick family; Cerne Abbas; Norton-sub-Hamdon Accounts; Clarke family; Fire at Weymouth, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3712) £35.00
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Society of Antiquaries of London, publishers ARCHAEOLOGIA: or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Volume 34. Part 2 of 2 only.
London: Society of Antiquaries of London, 1852. With 21 plates, pages numbered x + 137- 467pp, 4to, untrimmed in the original plain paper wraps, couple of short tears to top wrap. Includes articles on:- Life of Sir Walter Raleigh; Tumuli in the East Riding of Yorkshire; British Fleets from 1588 to 1603; Discovery of Body in St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3706) £35.00
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Society of Antiquaries of London, publishers ARCHAEOLOGIA: or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Volume 37.
London: Society of Antiquaries of London, 1857. With 6 plates, 315pp, 4to, early cloth, occasional foxing mainly to front and rear. Includes articles on:- Bell-Tower of Palace of Westminster; Anglo-Saxon Remains at Kemble, in North Wilts; Possessions of the Abbey of Malmesbury, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3705) £35.00
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Smyth (John) NOTES ON CORNWALL AND NORTH DEVON. Rhyming Records of Recent Rambles.
John Warren, Royston: and Paternoster and Hales, Hitchin: 1877. 108pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, a.e.g. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3702) £40.00
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Smeaton (John) THE REPORT OF JOHN SMEATON, ENGINEER, CONCERNING THE DRAINAGE OF THE NORTH LEVEL OF THE FENS, and The Outfall of the Wisbeach River.
(London: 1769) Large folding engraved section:- 'A Chain and Scale of Levels along Wisbeach River and Channel from Peterborough Bridge down to the Eye at Sea. Taken in 1767 by William Elstobb.' 24pp, sm 4to, untrimmed in the original plain wraps, few small spots. Smeaton was one of several engineers who was asked to submit his scheme for this large project. See Skempton's British Civil Engineering Literature 1640-1840. No 1318. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3698) £155.00
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Shepherd (T.H) and Britton (H) BATH AND BRISTOL, with the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester, Displayed in a Series of Views... from Original Drawings by T.H. Shepherd, with Historical & Descriptive Illustrations, by J. Britton.
Reprinted, Newcastle upon Tyne: 1969. With engraved vignette title, printed title, and 24 engraved plates each having 2 views. 4to, couple of short tears to dustwrapper. Originally published 1829. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3693) £15.00
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Seede-Parker (Edward Milward) GENEALOGICAL MEMORANDA RELATING TO THE FAMILY OF SEEDE, of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
Mitchell and Hughes, London: 1890. Frontis, 16pp, 4to, original printed wraps. The family resided at Tetbury, Upton Cheyney, Bitton, Bisley, Rodborough, Stroud, Bristol, and Castlecombe. --- - Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include FAMILY HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3691) £16.00
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Seaford REPORT ON THE TOWN OF SEAFORD. (Kent.)
House of Commons, London: 1835. Title + pages numbered 1058-1060, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Charters; Gaol; Revenue, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3689) £10.00
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Schomberg (Arthur), edited by SOME NOTES ON THE STOKES FAMILY (Counties Wilts and Gloucester). Reprinted (with additions) from Wilts Notes and Queries.
Devizes: 1909. 5 plates, 94pp, 4to, new spine and lower wrap, top wrap ragged, slight staining to fore-edges of a few leaves. Not in Austin's Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3688) £40.00
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Rye REPORT ON THE TOWN OF RYE. (Sussex.)
House of Commons, London: 1835. Title + pages numbered 1030-1039, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3684) £15.00
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Romsey REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF ROMSEY, (Hampshire.)
House of Commons, London: 1835. Title + pages numbered 1330-1334, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e- mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3680) £14.00
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Romney Marsh REPORT ON THE CORPORATION OF ROMNEY MARSH, (Kent.)
House of Commons, London: 1835. Title + pages numbered 1024-1028, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3679) £12.00
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Rogers (W.H.H) THE STRIFE OF THE ROSES AND DAYS OF THE TUDORS IN THE WEST. Illustrated by Roscoe Gibbs.
First edition, J.G. Commin, Exeter: 1890. Plates, (x) + 212 + (ii)pp, original cloth. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3677) £25.00
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Rogers (W.H.H) THE STRIFE OF THE ROSES AND DAYS OF THE TUDORS IN THE WEST. Illustrated by Roscoe Gibbs.
First edition, J.G. Commin, Exeter: 1890. Plates, (x) + 212 + (ii)pp, original cloth, rubbed with short split to head of top outer hinge, few spots to cloth. Loosely inserted are 3 signed hand written letters from the author in which he discusses his researches. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3676) £55.00
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