13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 53


Westmorland Elections.
A collection of fifteen nineteenth century Election broadsides for Westmorland, comprising:
Westmorland Election, March 1820, five sheets of poll results published by Lough of Appleby, a sheet of verse relating to the candidate Henry Brougham, extracted from the Kendal Chronicle and a bill discussing the status of Brougham as a Jacobin (Kendal Imprint);
Kendal Election, December 1833, recommendation of W. Crackenthorpe and J. Brancker;
Kendal Election, October and November 1843, an address regarding Henry Warburton, two addresses from Henry Warburton and one from an 'elector' opposing Colonel Thompson;
Kendal Election, 1847, address from and to George Carr Glynn;
Kendal Voters List, July 1868, twelve voters, folded (repaired tear).
An address 'to the Electors of the East Ward', no date, possibly later printing. (15)

Sold for £600
Estimated at £100 - £200


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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