|Gravesend, The Water-gate of London, with its surroundings - Alex J.Philip|
Condition Good Plus
No.53 in the Homeland Handbooks series
First edition for 1906-07
Published by Bryant and Rackstraw, Gravesend
xxxii, Folding map, 128pp, xxxiii-li
Illustrated in black and white with a colour tinted plate facing the title page.
Price: £85.00 / $127.50
|Prospectus for the Farningham Mill Estate|
The charming collection of buildings that comprise the Farningham Mill Estate changed hands for the first time in 250 years when developers Vision, bought the property in 2010, directly from the Colyer family who had milled there for centuries. The prospectus shows the restoration and modification to the site into more than thirteen domestic units.
Note; If this item is of interest see also the book, Farningham and its Miil, also listed in this section.
Price: £15.00 / $22.50
|The History of Kent in Five Parts, Containing 1. An Exact Topography abd Description of the County. II. The Civil History of Kent. III. The Ecclesiastical History of Kent - John Harris 1719|
Complete and Condition Very Good
Printed and sold by D.Midwinter, at The Three Crowns in St.Paul's Churchyard 1719
Folio - 450x280 mm.
Dedication, Preface, Ode in Praise of Kent, Subscribers list +592pp. + index xl.
Illustrated in total with 44 plates comprising the large folding engraved map of the County with heraldic border together with maps of Thanet x2, Beacons of Kent, and Romney Marsh.
33 double page depictions of the grand houses of Kent by Kip and Badeslade together with a view of Tunbridge Wells all shown as aerial projections.
Extra fold outs for the panorama of Rochester plus five singles including the frontis porrtait of the author.
Early diced full calf binding with the armorial crest of Sir Simon R.B.Taylor (1783-1815) in gilt to the cover and his library plate to the front paste down.
Sometime rebacked with the original spine relaid and the internal hinges strengthened. The edges and corners lightly worn.
A handsome volume, scarce, complete and in good order.
Price: £3,950.00 / $5,925.00
|The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Edward Hasted|
Condition Very Good
12 volumes, Octavo
Second edition 1797-1801
Published by W.Bristow, Canterbury
Text and plates complete
Price: £1,325.00 / $1,987.50
|Picture of Margate and its vicinity - W.C.Oulton|
Condition good plus
Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1820
Illustrated with a map and twenty views engraved by J.J.Shury from drawings by Captain G.Varlo R.M
vi, 124pp, 20 plates all present and correct.
Pages a little dusty otherwise very good throughout.
Spine sometime reinforced.
Price: £260.00 / $390.00
|The Goudhurst Jubilee Book - Alfred W.Tiffin|
Published by The Courier, Tunbridge Wells 1935
A record of celebrations in Goudhurst and Kilnsdown (Kent) on May 6th 1935.
The Silver Jubilee of the Reign of their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary 1910-1935.
Local intelligence, directories, historical notes and reminiscences
Price: £120.00 / $180.00