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Colchester: Essex And W Suffolk Gazette, 1865. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Rebound in red cloth with a black cloth spine, 3 vols in one, Report : 49pp, Calendar of the Court Rolls:88pp and Repertory pf the Records and Evidences: 40pp, this section with some annotation, otherwise a fine copy. (Book ref. 017631)
Colchester: Grant Stevenson & Co Ltd, 1921. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall The Illustrated Particulars, Plan and Conditions of Sale of the freehold residential, sporting and agricultural property known ae the Berechurch Hall Estate, the whole extending to about 2,420 acres and with the Manor of Blind Knights in Layer-de-la-Haye, in 38 lots, 44p with large folding map at rear, card covers splitting along spine, (Book ref. 017590)
Colchester: Joslins Ltd. Pictorial Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Fragile soft covers with two tipped in illustrations detached and almost in two pieces, 64pp illustrated priced catalogue of garden tools, equipment, lawn mowers etc, undated but c 1930s. (Book ref. 017432)
. First Edition. Octavo. Illustrated paper covers, bound with staples. The Colchester Civic and Empire Week Carnival Souvenir Programme. 120pp. Illustrations by G E Studdy, John Hassell, illustrated adverts. a very good copy. (Book ref. 015773)
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. First Edition. Quarto. Paper covers, tied with red cord. Souvenir of the Opening of the Town Hall, Colchester by the Early of Rosebery, K.G., 15th May, 1902. Unpaginated (32). Illustrated. Loosely insert is a separate Programme for the Reception by the Mayor & Mayoress at The Town Hall for the day - 15.05.1902. Contents very good. (Book ref. 015771)
Colchester: Printed At the "Essex and West Suffolk Gazette", 1865. First Edition. Quarto. Original full leather, marbled paper eps., marbled page edges. Covers rubbed, with 7cm split on upper spine, contents in very good condition. Three works in one volume. Report on The Records of the Borough of Colchester, (2), 49pp, illustrations. Calendar of The Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester with Lists of Bailifs and Mayors to the present year, 88pp. Repertory of the Records & Guidences of the Borough of Colchester, (4), 40pp. Henry Harrod was employed by the Borough to arrange and Index the Corporation records. Extra postage will be needed. (Book ref. 016048)
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Colchester: Fenn & Co, 1885. First Edition. Octavo. Paperback. 24pp. Auction Catalogue for five days sale of Highly Valuable Household Furniture ........ 1100 Ounces of costly Silver Plate, Rare Vintage Wines, Horses, Harness, Omnibus etc. Held at The Three Cups Hotel, Colchester on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th and 28th September, 1885. (includes prices realised for some Wines). Very good. (Book ref. 016027)
. Reprint. Oblong Octavo with blue printed paper covers, tied with blue ribbond. Reprinted from the "Milling", Christmas 1925. 15pp. Photographs. The Unbroken Record of E Marriage & Son Ltd., In very good condition. (Book ref. 015638)
London: Ian Allen Publishing, 2006. 1st Edition. Quarto, illus. paperback, in fine condition. 80pp. Part of the "British Railway Pictorial" series. (Book ref. 014933)
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London: Jarrold & Sons Ltd, 1909. 1st Edition. Quarto, full black leather, aeg, in very good- condition, spine rubbed with an inch missing from the top, previous owners name to ffep, eps tanned. xxviii, 68pp. Full of b/w illus and plates. Pageant on June 21,22,23,24,25,26. Also "The Colchester Pageant, June 21st to 26th 1909, The Book of Music" 'The words chiefly written by James Rhoades. The music chiefly written by Geo. H. Wilby, Principal of The Colchester School of Music.' 'The book includes all the Narrative and Madrigal Choruses. Helena's Song, King Cole, Oyster Song and Roman & Fishermans Dances, The pageant March.' pub. Jarrold & Sons, copyright 1909 by Geo. Wilby. Paper wraps, 96pp., rear cover missing o/w clean and bright. (Book ref. 014777)
Colchester: Printed At the "Essex and West Suffolk Gazette", 1865. Quarto. Printed paper covers, rather worn, lower cover detached. (2), 49pp. Illustrations. Some foxing. (Book ref. 013912)
London & Colchester: William Edward Painter/Edward Benham, 1853. Octavo. Printed paper covers, loose, else very good. 47pp. One text illustration. Inscribed by the Author to the Rev. John Papillon. (Book ref. 013825)
London: Camden Society, 1840. Octavo, dark green blind stamped cloth, with gilt title to spine "Norden's Description of Essex". xliv, 35pp. With folding map. Bookplate. Ink stamp 'This book belongs to S. Paul's Missionary College Burch, Lincs', on upper paste-down, otherwise a very good and clean copy. (Book ref. 012082)
Wakefield, Yorkshire: Mercia Cinema Company, 1995. First Edition. Tall quarto. Illustrated card covers. viii, 206pp. Photographs, Maps, facsimile illustrations/adverts. In very good condition. (Book ref. 011760)
Chelmsford: Edmund Durrant & Co.. New Edition. Octavo, red cloth decorated with black outlines and gilt, in very good condition, edges worn and rubbed, spine faded, front hinge webbing starting to show - but tight. viii, 246pp, 2pp publications. Essex poetry, author wrote for Many Years On "The Essex Weekly News". Rare. (Book ref. 009771)
Chelmsford, Essex: Meggy & Chalk, 1815. Reprint. Folio. Rebound in modern half calf with marbled paper boards. New eps. This is a reprint of the Second Improved Edition originally published in London in 1768. 195pp, Appendix and Index 28pp. Adorned and illustrated with Sculptures. Published without plates (in spite of p194 and p195). A nice crisp copy, which will require extra postage. (Book ref. 008347)
Colchester, England: RW Cullingford, 1903. Quarto, red cloth with gilt title, in very good condition, covers worn with darkened patch to back cover, previous owners sig (please ask for pictures). (12pp), 219pp, xi. Extra postage will be needed. (Book ref. 007387)
London: William Darton & Son. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Faded cloth with decorated gilt label on front board. No date. c.(1850). 72pp. 3 illustrations. Gift message on ffep. Printed by Fentons of Colchester. A little foxing, covers worn but in good condition. A Rare copy. (Book ref. 002292)
Colchester, Essex: W Keymer,Bookseller, 1764. 1st. 12mo, disbound, plain paper cover with typed label. viii, 56pp. Granted in the Third Year of the Reign of King George III and in the Year of Our Lord 1763 with Recitals of the Old Charters, confirmed by the Present. The Members for Parliament at the time were Charles Gray and Isaac Martin Rebow. Charles Gray and William Mayhew being Aldermen were also Justices. Also listed are others who held Offices within Colchester. The first Charter being granted by King Richard I, other Charters followed being Granted by Edward Iv, Charles II, William and Mary confirming the Letters Patent of Charles II. In very good condition. (Book ref. 001177)
Colchester: Essex County Standard, 1907. quarto, red cloth gilt lettering on spine and front board, title page in red/black lettering, viii, 264pp, liv. Newpaper cutting laid down on last page. Frontis, errata and addenda, pages uncut. A very good and bright copy of this scarce book. (Book ref. 000043)