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No Glorious Dead: The Impact of War on Sudbury, a Suffolk Market Town. (Valerie Herbert & Shirley Smith)., HERBERT, Valerie & SMITH, Shirley . Foreword by BLYTHE, Ronald.
1 HERBERT, Valerie & SMITH, Shirley . Foreword by BLYTHE, Ronald. No Glorious Dead: The Impact of War on Sudbury, a Suffolk Market Town. (Valerie Herbert & Shirley Smith).
Sudbury Museum Trust, 2009. 9780956364500 0956364500 / 9780956364500 
Brand New Large Format Paperback. 11.5" x 8.25". [6pp.]/pp.142 . Illustrated card covers, with 240 sepia and black and white illustrations within the text. Chapter on the 'friendly invasion' by the USAAF 486th'. Contents include: World War One - features immigrants to Australia and Canada that came back to fight Europe's war; Sudbury Territorials; The Toll at Ypres; Disaster at Gallipoli; The Zeppelin Raid, and World War Two: The Miracle of Dunkirk; Women at War; 5th Suffolks Captured at Singapore; USAAF 486th; The struggle to Win the Peace; and ending with "In Memoriam" listing all 313 deaths of people living in Sudbury and 204 deaths from the United States American Air Force 486th Bomb Group. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be shared by Sudbury Royal British Legion and Sudbury Trust. "By the beginning of the 21st century memories and photographs of Sudbury men lost in the two World Wars were fast fading and in some instances had been totally lost, the long list of surnames and initials on the war memorial revealing nothing of their lives and deaths. This book sets out to tell the stories of many of these lost lives and to reflect the town, in which they were lived..." ** ‘A real page turner …an intensely glorious read.’ Lord Phillips of Sudbury.‘A lively read peppered with hundreds of photographs and illustrations of Sudbury and its people.Works well as a cover-to-cover read or as a source of treasures and snippets to dip into.’ Marcia Davis. Suffolk Free Press.‘This compelling history will have such wide appeal . . . The authors skilfully weave together the everyday events in a Suffolk market town with the great historical forces and events sweeping the globe, changing forever the lives of Sudbury’s inhabitants.’Mark Crossley. West Suffolk Editor, East Anglian Daily Times.Proceeds to Sudbury and District Royal British Legion and Sudbury Museum Trust. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
 
 
The Shadow on the Moor.  By the late Duke of Northumberland.  Illustrated by 'B.B.' Denys Watkins-Pitchford., NORTHUMBERLAND, Alan Ian Percy Duke of (1880-1930).
2 NORTHUMBERLAND, Alan Ian Percy Duke of (1880-1930). The Shadow on the Moor. By the late Duke of Northumberland. Illustrated by 'B.B.' Denys Watkins-Pitchford.
Colchester: Privately printed and published (Benham and Company Limited), 1967 0 
First Illustrated Edition, limited to 200 copies. Said to be one of the rarerest books illustrated by "BB" Denys Watkins-Pitchford (There is not even one listed on COPAC - British Library). Original plum cloth with gilt titles to front board and spine. Light soiling and rubbing to all surfaces. Small brown mark to top of endpapers, otherwise clean throughout. Clean text throughout illustrated with 7 full-page engraved plates by "B.B." (including the frontis). Last leaf states: "Two hundred copies of this illustrated edition have been privately printed, of which this is number ....." . No number has ever been entered. Scarce. VG.This charming ghost story was written by Alan, 8th Duke of Northumberland and published in 1930. As stated in the preface his son Hugh, 10th Duke, decided with his friend Col C. G. Lancaster to reprint the book in a small limited edition for their friends. Almost certainly it woulld have been Col. Lancaster who owned Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire, near to the home of B.B., who would have suggested commisioning him to illustrate the book. The book was never made available to the general public. 
Price: 780.00 GBP
 
 
The Book Of Common Prayer And Aministration Of The Sacraments And Other Rites And Ceremonies Of The Church According To The Use Of The Church Of England..., PRAYER BOOK WITH PAINTED VELLUM BOARDS .
3 PRAYER BOOK WITH PAINTED VELLUM BOARDS . The Book Of Common Prayer And Aministration Of The Sacraments And Other Rites And Ceremonies Of The Church According To The Use Of The Church Of England...
Oxford: Printed At The University Press; London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press warehouse, Amen Corner, [no date c.1901 ?] . 0 
A very good original full vellum binding with coloured decoration to both boards and spine. Emerald 12mo. 14.6cm x 9.2cm x 2.0cm. Vellum yellowed and corners bumped. Front board with initials IHS and art nouveau style floral decoration (lightly rubbed). Spine with similar decoration and title: "Common Prayer" (rubbed). Rear board with a single fleur de lys within a shield, on a red spotted background (rubbed). All page edges gilt. Gold endpapers decorated with many small fleur de lys. Coloured (hand-painted) name to front free-endpaper: "Olive". Printed title page. First leaf of "Morning Prayer" torn with loss and later crudely repaired with sellotape along the border. Otherwise clean text throughout. Bound with: "Hymns Ancient And Modern...London: William Clowes..." N.B.: Date of publication estimated from the state prayers for King Edward, Queen Alexandra and Goerge Prince of Wales. Referenced by D. N. Griffiths: bcp bibliography revised 2007; 1901/6a . 
Price: 250.00 GBP
 
 
A Philosophical And Political History Of The Settlements And Trade Of The Europeans In The East And West Indies. Translated From The French of the Abbe Raynal, by J. Justamond,  M.A.  ., RAYNAL, Abbe Guillaume Thomas Francois, 1713-1796. /  JUSTAMOND, John Obadiah, d. 1786.
4 RAYNAL, Abbe Guillaume Thomas Francois, 1713-1796. / JUSTAMOND, John Obadiah, d. 1786. A Philosophical And Political History Of The Settlements And Trade Of The Europeans In The East And West Indies. Translated From The French of the Abbe Raynal, by J. Justamond, M.A. .
London : Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand., 1777. 0 
A Translation of: Histoire philosophique et politique des e´tablissemens et du commerce des Europe´ens dans les deux Indes, first published London 1766. The third edition, revised and corrected. With maps adapted to the work, and a copious index . A very good 5 volume set in the original matching full leather bindings, with 4 fold-out maps and clean pages throughout . 8vo. 8.25" x 5.50" x 1.50" . Brown calf covered boards with gilt decorated border. Hinges and top & tail of spine carefully strengthened. Spines with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, original red leather title labels and green leather volume numbers. Original marbled endpapers. Previous owner's signature to each front free-endpaper: "Jn Totton". Clean English text throughout with marginal references. A very good set of this excellent work. Vol. 1: [4pp.]/pp.486/[2pp. - Adverts] with portrait frontis and folding map; Vol. 2: [4pp.]/pp.595/[1p. - Adverts] with one folding map; Vol. 3: [4pp.]/pp.504 with one folding map. Vol. 4: [4pp.]/pp.509/[3pp. - Adverts] with one folding map; Vol. 5: [4pp.]/pp.605/[3pp.]/pp.83 - Index/[1p.- Adverts] . Referenced by: Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 11579. / ESTC T94803 / OCLC 20936760 . ** " Guillaume Thomas Raynal (12 April 1713 – 6 March 1796). French historian and philosopher. Raynal was a priest, but he was dismissed from his parish in Paris; he then turned to writing and sought the society and collaboration of the philosophes. Two historical works, one on the Netherlands (1747) and one on the English Parliament (1748), established his career. His most important work, completed with the assistance of Denis Diderot, was a six-volume history of the European colonies in the Indies and Americas (1770). It was condemned by the Parlement of Paris (1781) for impiety and its dangerous ideas on the right of the people to revolt and to give or withhold consent to taxation. Nevertheless, the History was extremely popular, going through 30 editions between 1772 and 1789; the radical tone becoming more pronounced in later editions. Placed on the Index of the Roman Catholic Church in 1774, Raynal's book was burned and he was forced into exile in 1781. Allowed to return to France, but not Paris, in 1784; his Parisian banishment was rescinded in 1790. Elected to the States General in 1789, he refused to serve and later advocated a constitutional monarchy. The "philosophic" declamations perhaps constituted its chief interest for the general public, and its significance as a contribution to democratic propaganda. The book examines the East Indies, South America, the West Indies, and North America. The final chapter comprises theory around the future of Europe as a whole. Raynal also examines commerce, religion, slavery, and other popular subjects, all with a perspective of from the French Enlightenment. " - See Wikipedia 
Price: 1200.00 GBP
 


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