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IPSWICH. COYTE, William Beeston. Hortus Botanicus Gippovicensis; or, A systematical enumeration of the Plants cultivated in Dr. Coyte's Botanic Garden at Ipswich... Also, Their Essential Generic Characters - English Names... with occasional botanical observations. To which is added, An Investigation of the Natural Produce of some grass-lands in High Suffolk. G. Jermyn, Ipswich. 1796. [Facsimile reprint for
A.T. Copsey,. 1984] ONLY 25 copies of this edition were printed; 4to., pp.(2)158; a very good copy of this attractive facsimile in full sand buckram, morocco label. Coyte practised medicine at Ipswich and was an enthusiastic botanist and member of the Linnaean Society. The original edition is extremely scarce, ESTC locates British Library, Cambridge, Bodley, SRO & Gottingen copies only. Copsey 594; SWI 131; ESTCT36685. (Book ref. 12244) £55.00
EASTERN COUNTIES Magazine. HENNIKER, Mary [Editor] The Eastern Counties Magazine and Suffolk Note-Book. A Quarterly. Edited by the Hon. Mary Henniker. Volumes 1 August 1900 to May 1901.
Jarrold & Sons, Norwich,. 1900-01. FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi, 390; various illustrations in half-tone and chromolithograph plate of the East Anglian flag; a very good copy in contemporary half morocco by 'E[rnest] W[alter] Scopes, Coytes Gardens, Ipswich', with his ticket. A miscellany of history, archaeology, literature & folklore, with many distinguished contributors. A second volume also appeared but publication ceased with the death of the editor in 1902. SB 98. (Book ref. 16229) £55.00
ARNOTT, W.G. Alde Estuary. The story of a Suffolk river.
Norman Adlard, Ipswich,. 1952. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,99; 21 illustrations & facsimiles; a very good copy in slightly worn dust-wrapper. SB 1303. (Book ref. 12577) £15.00
TRIPP, H. Alker ('Leigh Hoe') Suffolk Sea-Borders. Illustrated by the Author.
John Lane,. 1926. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii(2)254 + advert. leaf; illustrations in line throughout; a good copy in original green cloth. Inscribed by Edward Clodd to his second wife: 'To my Phyllis: Suffolk born & bred E.C. 11.6.27.' Clodd had married Phyllis Maud Rope, daughter of Blaxhall farmer Arthur Mingay Rope, in 1914. (Book ref. 14728) £20.00
SUFFOLK MAP. SMITH, C. A New Map of the County of Suffolk. Divided into Hundreds.
Printed for C. Smith No.172 Strand, January 6th. 1804. 460 x 520mm., 12 sections mounted on linen with marbled paper ends & slip-case (extremities rubbed but sound); contemporary hand-colouring of hundreds, roads, woodland & coast. A well preserved copy of this attractive & accurate map. (Book ref. 14730) £55.00
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
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
MOOR, Edward. Suffolk Words and Phrases; An attempt to collect the lingual localisms of that county.
Printed by J. Loder, Woodbridge: for R. Hunter,. 1823. FIRST EDITION, pp.xx,525 + advert. leaf; a good uncut copy in original boards, neatly re-backed. Ownership signature of Edward Clodd at head of title & several m s. notes on endpapers together with news-cuttings on dialect matters. A 4pp. letter from Camilla Gurdon to Clodd, dated May 9 / [18]92, discusses, inter alia, the meanings & etymology of 'skillet', 'Flet-milk', 'first foot' and 'mardling'. SB 2080. (Book ref. 14736) £120.00
KIRBY, John. [CANNING, Richard. Editor] The Suffolk Traveller. The second edition, with many alterations and large additions by Several Hands.
Printed for J. Shave, Ipswich; and sold by T. Longman,. 1764. Second and best edition, edited by Richard Canning; pp.xvi,340; four folding engraved strip road maps but lacking the frontispiece map of the county; some light browning but a sound copy in contemporary calf, neatly rebacked retaining old morocco label. Ownership signature of Edward Clodd at head of title with his five-line ms. endpaper note on Kirby. SB 355. (Book ref. 14722) £85.00
KELLY'S Directory of Suffolk.
Kelly's Directories Ltd.,. 1937. Lg.8vo., pp.34,xx,684; large folding coloured county map; a good copy in original red cloth; extremities rubbed and a little shaken but sound. SB 12. (Book ref. 13960) £55.00
KELLY'S Directory of the Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk & Essex.
Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1937. Lg.8vo., pp.34,xxvi,408; x,922; viii,684; 40,xxiv,898(4); without the maps; original red cloth, rubbed at extremities but sound; inner hinges reinforced. (Book ref. 13959) £110.00
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
FORD, James. Editor] The Suffolk Garland: or, A Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, relative to that County; and Illustrative of its scenery, places, biography, manners, habits and customs.
Printed and sold by John Raw, Ipswich,. 1818. FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,404; 12 vignette & tail-piece engravings of local scenes, arms, &c.; a good uncut copy of this valuable miscellany in original boards, neatly rebacked; several late 19th. & early 20thC. cuttings pasted & laid in. Ownership signature of Edward Clodd on half-title and earlier ms. note re. Elizabeth Cobbold: 'An excellent and very clever lady, my kind nd much esteemed friend, from 1807 till 1824 [when she died]. B.P.M.' Includes work by the Cobbolds, Crabbe, Barton, Robert & Nathaniel Bloomfield, John Black, Ann Candler, William Stygall, Tusser, John Webb, & others. Copsey 851. (Book ref. 14723) £95.00
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
COOPER, Ernest R. A Suffolk Coast Garland. With Pen and Ink sketches by Mrs E.M. Wells and the Author and a foreword by Edward Clodd.
Heath Cranton,. 1928. FIRST EDITION, pp.236; 18 illustrations in line; slight spotting as usual but a good copy in original green cloth, backstrip uniformly faded. Ownership signatures of Phyllis M. Clodd and a detailed 4pp. ALS to her from the author, dated 18th Jan. 1928, asking if he might consult her husband (Edward) concerning, inter alia, his recollections of Edward FitzGerald & 'Posh' Fletcher, having re-discovered Fitz's boat, the Scandal, and traced its ownership since 1871 when it was sold to Sir Cuthbert Quilter and renamed 'Sapphire'. In the event Clodd contributed an appreciative preface and Cooper told the story of the Scandal in this collection of essays which appeared later in the year. News cuttings from 1937 & '84 also tipped in, together with a 2pp. ALS from Cooper's daughter to Edward Clodd's grandson, David. (Book ref. 14702) £65.00
CLARKE, W.G. COOPER, A. Heaton. [Illustrator] Norfolk & Suffolk.
A.&.C. Black,. 1921. FIRST EDITION, pp.x,275; folding sketch-map & 40 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, from original water-colours by A. Heaton Cooper. A very good copy in original blue cloth, lettered in gold; slightly rubbed at extremities. (Book ref. 10963) £25.00
SARGEANT, William. A Guide to Genealogical Sources in Suffolk.
Suffolk Record Office,. 1981 Pp. (Book ref. 13950) £22.00
ROCHEFOUCAULD, Francois & Alexandre de La. SCARFE, Norman [Editor & Translator] A Frenchman's Year in Suffolk. French Impressions of Suffolk life in 1784 including a preliminary week in London, brief visits to Cambridge, Colchester, Mistley and Harwich and a fortnight's tour of Norfolk.
The Boydell Press,. 1988. FIRST EDITION, pp.xxxviii,226; 44 illustrations, a very good copy in dust-wrapper. The Melanges sur l'Angleterre of Francois, supplemented by the Journaux de Voyage of Alexandre and Lettres un Ami of their companion Maximilien de Lazowski; with Norman Scarfe's excellent & extensive accompanying notes. SRS vol.XXX. (Book ref. 12545) £20.00
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