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SCARFE, Norman. Suffolk in the Middle Ages. Studies in Places and Place-names, the Sutton Hoo Ship-burial, Saints, Mummies and Crosses, Domesday Book, and Chronicles of Bury Abbey.
The Boydell Press,. 2004. Pp.xii,178; 25 half-tone plates and 13 maps & plans; very good in laminated pictorial card wrappers. A reprint of the first edition with additional corrigenda & addenda leaf. (Book ref. 14727) £10.00
REYCE, Robert. HERVEY, Lord Francis [Editor] Suffolk in the XVIIth Century. The Breviary of Suffolk by Robert Reyce, 1618, now published for the first time from the Ms in the British Museum.
John Murray,. 1902. FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)300; large folding genealogies of the Wingefeild and Waldegrave families at end; a good copy of this handsome production in original decorated parchment-backed crimson cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut; backstrip a little worn as usual with chipping at head & tail, but sound. Ownership signature of Edward Clodd with a few annotations in his hand. SB 750. (Book ref. 14740) £35.00
OFFICER, An. A View of the French Campaign in Russia, in the year 1812, ...containing the movements of both armies, and All the Battles fought from the time of the entrance of the French into the Russian territories at Kowno... to their retreat from Moscow... to which is added a calculation of provisions and forage necessary for the support of a large army one week .... By An Officer.
Printed by David Jenkin, Swansea: and sold by Egerton, Whitehall... 1813. FIRST EDITION, pp.x,208,viii; folding engraved map of the Seat of War in Russia, 1812 & folding table of The Loss sustained in each Army. A good uncut copy in original boards, neatley rebacked, paper label; ownership signature of 'David R. Rees, Llanbadarn Fawr, July 27th, 1851. Engineer' with his various ms. calculations on rear endpapers. A scarce account: Copac cites BL & Univ. of London (M.S. Anderson coll.) copies only. (Book ref. 14704) £350.00
WHITE, William. History, Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk, and the towns near its borders... A Reprint of the 1844 issue.
Augustis M. Kelley, New York,. 1970. Pp.(4)756; a very good copy of this useful facsimile edition in original boards & lightly rubbed dust-wrapper. SB 11. (Book ref. 14255) £55.00
MOIR, John] Transactions in India, from the commencement of the French War in 1756 to the conclusion of the late peace in 1783. Containing a history of the British Interests in Indostan...
J. Debrett,. 1786. FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)505 + advert.; light spotting of first & final leaves, otherwise well preserved in contemporary sheep, morocco label; extremities rubbed, hinges split but sides secure. Contemporary ownership signature of F.E. Eyre. (Book ref. 14713) £150.00
JEBB, Miles. Suffolk. With a Foreword by Christopher Hibbert.
Pimlico,. 1995. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,273; 14 plates; very good in pictorial card wrappers. Ownership signature of D.E. Clodd. (Book ref. 14729) £8.00
HINDLEY, Charles. The History of the Catnach Press, at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle... and Seven Dials, London.
Charles Hindley,. 1887. FIRST EDITION, pp.xlii(2)308; wood-engravings, woodcuts & facsimiles throughout, many coloured; a good uncut copy in lightly rubbed & soiled original cloth, paper label, and worn dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 14256) £35.00
FOWKES, Reginald L. Woodford then and now. A photographic commentary.
Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd. 1981. FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.192; illustrations throughout; very good in original gold-embossed green rexine; press release and letter from the published laid in. (Book ref. 13961) £15.00
DINGLEY, Humphrey J. Touchers and Rubs on Ye Anciente Royals Game of Bowles: A series of notes, facts, records, and comments, touching the development of the game of bowls, from ancient times to the present day. With over sixty illustrations specially prepared for this work by the author.
Thomas Taylor [&] David Bryce & Son, Glasgow... 1893. FIRST EDITION, no.7 of 500 copies, signed by the author on title verso; sm.4to., pp.x(2)100; illustrations in line throughout; very good in original green pictorial cloth, top edge gilt; speckled fading & light rubbing at extremities but sound; ownership signature of H.E. Partridge Grafton Road Auckland. (Book ref. 14770) £45.00
CROMWELL, Thomas Kitson.] Excursions in the County of Suffolk... In two volumes... with one hundred engravings...
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown... 1818/19. FIRST EDITION, 2vol., 12mo., pp.(8)224; (4)198; folding engraved maps of Ipswich & Suffolk, extra-engraved titles & 96 engraved plates; a nice set in contemporary crimson grained calf, decorated in gilt & blind; all edges gilt; ownership signatures of Edward Clodd with several additional illustrations inserted and a few marginal notes. Earlier bookplate of Warren Maude Lamb. (Book ref. 14737) £120.00
CAMPBELL, John] The Military History of the late Prince Eugene of Savoy, and of the late John, Duke of Marlborough, including a particular Description of the several Battles, Sieges, &c. in which either or both those Generals commanded... To which is added, a Supplement, containing a succinct Account of the... late War in Spain... with A Concise History of the last War in Germany and Italy. In four volumes.
Printed for Philip Crampton, Dublin,. 1737. Third edition; 4vol., pp.(14)385; (2)384; (2)396; (2)392; titles in red & black, engraved head- & tail-pieces; a good set of the best edition in contemporary calf, lacking labels; extremities rubbed, short splits in hinges, but sound; ex libris Michael Smith Esq. 'Campbell availed himself largely of the Marquis de Quincey's 'Histoire militaire de régne de Louis Quatorze,' and of the works of Dumont and Rousset on Prince Eugene.' DNB (Book ref. 14714) £220.00
ALDEBURGH. GROOME, John Hindes] Aldborough Described: being a full delineation of that Fashionable and much-frequented Watering-Place; and Interspersed with Poetic and Picturesque Remarks on its Coast, its Scenery, and its Views.
Printed and Sold by J. Raw; Ipswich,. [1819] FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.(2)viii,110; woodcut frontispiece of the town from the sea and another of the Moot Hall; some light browning but a good copy of this scarce account; contemporary half calf, marbled sides, neatly rebacked. Inscribed 'Edward Clodd. A book-stall relic from Clement Shorter. Whitsuntide: 1918. Aldeburgh.' Often attributed to James Ford by whom it was edited. Groome's manuscript was in the Jermyn collection. Published Sept.18th., 1819. Copsey 983. (Book ref. 14739) £165.00
REDSTONE, Vincent B. [Editor] Memorials of Old Suffolk. With many illustrations.
Bemrose & Sons,. 1908. FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,288(4)adverts); half-tone plates; some spotting as usual but a sound copy in original cloth, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut; backstrip faded. 14 essays, the majority by Redstone, on Roman & Saxon Suffolk; Riots & Ruins; Orford & Framlingham Castles; Suffolk Schools; Superstition & Witchcraft; &c. Edward Clodd's copy with several annotations in his hand. With a 2pp. MS letter to Clodd from R.A. Roberts, dated 14 Jan., 1926, on his plans for the restoration of Orford Castle, and two press cuttings thereon pasted in. SB 551. (Book ref. 12931) £55.00
MUNBY, Lionel M. Editor. East Anglian Studies. [Eight essays.]
W. Heffer, Cambridge,. 1968. FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,207; illustrations in line & half-tone; a very good copy in dust-wrapper ffrom the library of Peter Northeast.. Includes: Barringer on The Rivers of Norfolk and North Suffolk; Alexander on Clopton in Cambridgeshire; Eden - Smaller Post-medieval Houses in Eastern England; Ravensdale - Landbeach in 1549: Ket's Rebellion in miniature; Munby - Politics and Religion in Hertfordshire, 1660-1740; Brown - Colchester in the 18thC.; Pahl - Newcomers in Town & Country. SB 556. (Book ref. 12310) £15.00
KLAIBER, Ashley J. The Story of the Suffolk Baptists.
The Kingsgate Press,. [1931] FIRST EDITION, pp.226; 16 plates; a very good copy in original green cloth. SB 1960. (Book ref. 12381) £35.00
GRUNDISBURGH. BISHOP, Peter. Grundisburgh. The History of a Suffolk Village.
Silent Books,. 1992. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.109; illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 12551) £18.00
CIRCLE PRESS. COURTNEY, Cathy. The Looking Book. A pocket history of Circle Press 1967-96.
Circle Press,. [1996] FIRST EDITION limited to 1000 copies; 12mo., pp.179; many colour & line illustrations throughout including 'pop-up' ABC; new in original sculpted stiff paper covers. A fine celebration of the work of Ron King at bargain price; initialled by King at end. (Book ref. 1798) £35.00
BURY ST EDMUNDS. TYMMS, Samuel. A Handbook of Bury St Edmunds. Fifth Edition. With additions by J.R. Thompson.
F.T. Groom, Bury St Edmunds,. 1885. Pp.xii,123; large folding map & 12 line illustrations; a very good copy in tan roan-backed cloth by Birdsall, Northampton, with original gilt-decorated cloth upper cover bound in at end. From the Ickworth Library with ownership signature of F[rancis] Hervey to whom it had been presented by G.J. Oliver, Mayor of Bury, in July, 1886. SB 4060. (Book ref. 14706) £45.00
WORDWELL & WEST STOW. HERVEY, S.H.A. [Editor] Wordwell Parish Registers 1580 to 1850. West Stow Parish Registers 1558 to 1850.With sundry notes.. Suffolk Green Books No.VII.
George Booth, Woodbridge,. 1903. FIRST EDITION, pp.(viii)344 + advert.; 9 illustrations; a very good copy in original green cloth; ex libris Lincoln's Inn Library with their small heraldic stamp on prelims. SB 7908 & 8074. (Book ref. 12285) £65.00
WEST STOW & WORDWELL. HERVEY, S.H.A. [Editor] West Stow Parish Registers 1558 to 1850. Wordwell Parish Registers 1580 to 1850. With sundry notes.. Suffolk Green Books No.VII.
George Booth, Woodbridge,. 1903. FIRST EDITION, pp.(viii)344 + advert.; 9 illustrations; a very good copy in original green cloth; ex libris Lincoln's Inn Library with their small heraldic stamp on prelims. SB 7908 & 8074. (Book ref. 10134) £65.00