Auction 20.05.2019

Gorringes
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Date of the auction: 20.05.2019

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THANET: Lewis, John - The History and Antiquities, Ecclesiastical and Civil, of the Isle of Tenet, in Kent, 1st edition, one of 150, 2 parts in 1 vol, 4to, half calf, with 7 plates and 6 woodcuts, London 1723 Estimate £150-250

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 20 May 2019

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CAMBRIDGE: Shaw, William Francis [Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Vicar of Eastry] - Liber Estriae; or, Memorials of the Royal Ville and Parish of Eastry in the County of Kent, 1st edition, cloth, quarto, London 1870 Estimate £60-90

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 20 May 2019

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MEDWAY: Ireland, Samuel - Picturesque Views on the River Medway, 4to, quarter morocco, with 28 sepia aquatint plates, engraved title page and frontis, London 1793 Estimate £180-240

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £180 - £240

Date: 20 May 2019

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RYE, WINCHELSEA: Champneys, Basil - A Quiet Corner of England, Studies of Landscape in Rye, Winchelsea and The Romney Marsh, with numerous illustrations by Alfred Dawson, quarto, green cloth gilt, 8 plates, front hinge split, London 1875 Estimate £30-50

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 20 May 2019

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Allen, Thomas - The Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: Kent, contemporary quarter calf - rubbed, with engraved title, folding map and 126 views on 63 plates, lacking front free endpaper, L: George Virtue, [c.1832?] Estimate £150-200

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 20 May 2019

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SANDWICH: Boys, William - Collections for an History of Sandwich in Kent, 4to, tree calf, with 40 plates and maps, frontis and title page browned, front board almost detached, Canterbury 1892 [i.e. 1792] Estimate £300-500

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 20 May 2019

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Greenwood, Christopher - An Epitome of County History, Vol I, County of Kent, 4to, calf, hand coloured with map, frontis, 81 litho plates, foxing to some, London 1838 Estimate £200-300

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 20 May 2019

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CANTERBURY: Hasted, Edward - The History of the Ancient and Metropolitical City of Canterbury ..., folio, later calf, new endpapers, with frontis and 36 plates and maps, Canterbury 1799 Estimate £200-300

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 20 May 2019

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Harris, John - The History of Kent, 1st edition, Vol 1 (all published), folio, rebound half calf, only 2 plates (of 42), lacking portrait frontis and folded map, title page and dedication repaired at foot, London 1719 Estimate £300-400

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 20 May 2019

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LEEDS CASTLE: Martin, Charles Wykeham - The History and Description of Leeds Castle, Kent, folio, original cloth, stained, with 8 mounted albumen prints, front inner joint split, London 1869 Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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Battely, John - Antiquitates Rutupinae et Antiquitates S. Edmundi Burgi, 2nd edition, 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, with 15 maps and plates, 6 of them folding, Oxford 1745 Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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Greenwood, Christopher - An Epitome of County History, Vol I, County of Kent, (all published), quarto, rebound half calf, with hand-coloured double page map, lacking all plates, London 1838 Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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DOVER: Darell, William - The History of Dover Castle, 4to, half calf, with folding plan and 8 plates, bottom margins of plates water-stained and discoloured, London 1797, (the author was Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth) Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Pennant, Thomas - A Journey from London to the Isle of Wight, with 47 plates and 2 folding maps hand-coloured in outline, deckle edged paper, some plates added later, London 1801 Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Stockdale, Frederick Wilton Litchfield - Etchings from Original Drawings of Antiquities in the County of Kent, 1st edition, 4to, original boards - rubbed, soiled, with trimmed engraved title and 39 plates, front inner joint split, London 1810 [1811] Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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TUNBRIDGE WELLS: Amsinck, Paul - Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood, 4to, half calf, with 31 plates etched by Letitia Byrne, spotted and browned, London 1810 Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Streatfield, Thomas - Excerpta Cantiana; being a Prospectus of a History of Kent, crown folio, paper boards, 4 plates, inner joints split, Shakespeare Press, Pall Mall, London 1836, with pamphlet prospectus of same 1837, and three a/I's in the hand of the author, one to H.W. Diamond, of the Society

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Hasted, Edward - The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, 1st edition, 4 vols, folio, 19th century calf gilt, with 40 maps, all but 2 folding, the large county map hand-coloured in outline, 60 plates (some folding), boards a little scuffed, Canterbury 1778-90 Estimate £800-1,200

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 20 May 2019

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Ireland, William Henry - England's Topographer: A New and Complete History of the County of Kent, 4 vols, 8vo, contemporary half calf, rubbed, with folding map, engraved title and 124 plates, some foxing, title pages and plates spotted, London 1828-30 Estimate £150-200

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 20 May 2019

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SHEPWAY: Knocker, Edward - An Account of The Grand Court of Shepway, Holden on the Bredenstone Hill at Dover: For the Installation of the Right Honourable Henry John Temple Viscount Palmerston as Constable H.M. Castle at Dover & Warden & Keeper of Her Majesty's Cinque Ports 1861, wine red cloth

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 20 May 2019

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RICHBOROUGH: Smith, Charles Roach - The Antiquities of Richborough, Reculver and Lymne, in Kent, colour, frontis, 8 full-page black and white plates, rebound half calf, London 1850 Estimate £30-50

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 20 May 2019

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Boys, John - A General View of the Agriculture of the County of Kent, 8vo, half calf, with hand-coloured folding map and 2 plates, London 1796 Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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Kilburne, Richard - A Topographie or Survey of the County of Kent, 1st edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners bumped, upper board almost detached, lacking portrait, A2 torn, London 1659 Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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CANTERBURY: Somner, William - The Antiquities of Canterbury, 1st edition, 4to, rebound cloth, with map and 2 folding plates, London 1640 Estimate £250-350

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 20 May 2019

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Furley, David - A History of the Weald of Kent, with an outline of the early history of the county, 2 vols in 3, 8vo, green cloth gilt, with folding maps, Ashford and London 1871 Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Fussell, L - A Journey Round the Coast of Kent, 8vo, contemporary calf, rubbed, with folding map and 8 plates bound or pasted in, title page repaired, London 1818 Estimate £120-160

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 20 May 2019

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Robinson, Thomas, of Lincoln's Inn - The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gavelkind, 3rd edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, with 'Opinions of the Press' sheet inserted, London 1822 Estimate £60-100

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 20 May 2019

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WYE: Morris, William S. - The History and Topography of Wye, 1st edition, 8vo, green cloth with 7 plates, Canterbury 1842 Estimate £100-150

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 20 May 2019

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Lambard, William - A Perambulation of Kent, 8vo, with portrait and 1 map, rebacked half calf, title page signed Rob. Dadd, Chatham 1826. Note: Inner fly leaf with manuscript in ink - 'Robert Dadd, a chemist of Chatham, the first owner of this book, was murdered in Halfpence Lane, Cobham, on the 31st

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019

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Dearn, Thomas Downes Wilmot - An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent, 1st edition, 8vo, contemporary half calf, repaired, with map and 8 plates, Cranbrook 1814 Estimate £80-120

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 20 May 2019