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By: ALDOUS, Mary.
Publisher: Little Yeldham: The Halstead and District Local History Society, 1992. 0951310658:
Seller ID: 38381
"Families, then, lived simple lives as their family incomes were relatively small compared with those of today, but they were happy, and so different from what we read about today..."(Foreword). Pp.64, occasional black & white photos throughout. Bright green card covers. VG. View more info
By: ALLARD, Bert.
Publisher: Thorndon: Lucas Books, 2004. 1903797349:
Seller ID: 43558
Reprint. Bert Allard's very personal account of his early llfe in Stonham, edited by Richard Widdows. Pp.84, occasional black & white photos. Paperback. VG. View more info
Publisher: Bungay: Morrow & Co., 1996. 0948903287:
Seller ID: 34132
1st edition. "On Saturday, January 31st, the lethal combination of an abnormally high tide and a vicious winter gale created the worst floods the East Coast of Britain has seen in recorded history....'Strong to Save', Christopher Alston's third published novel, is a dramatic tale of horror and heroism on that night in one North Norfolk village." Pp.181. Black cloth, dustwrapper has clear protective wrap. Scarce. VG/VG. View more info
By: AMBROSE, Ernest.
Publisher: Lavenham, Suffolk: Privately Published By The Lavenham Press, for Long Melford Historical and Archaeological Society, 1972. 0:
Seller ID: 43210
Published under the auspices of the Long Melford Historical and Archaeological Society. First edition. 8.5" x 5.5" . Pp.124. Green card covers, edges slightly rubbed. G+. View more info
Publisher: Chelmsford: Graphic Impressions, 2005.:
Seller ID: 37574
Story of the history, life and geography of a small Essex village supported by the wealth of information supplied through the memories of old villagers. Pp127, black and white photos, illustrations(by Lesley Short) and maps throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info
Publisher: Ipswich: Published by The Ancient House Press, Ipswich, for The Felix Hotel, Felixstowe. [no date c. 1910? ] . 0:
Seller ID: 42879
A very good original booklet in card covers. pp.15 . 7.5" x 5.0". Cream card covers, lightly soiled, with printed title. Clean cream coloured pages throughout. Date of publication is unclear. Imprimatur to the verso of the front cover reads: "Nihil Obstat. Joannes Canonicus Freeland, Cens. Dep. Dioc. Northantoniensis. - Copyright of the St. Felix statue reserved for the Sculptor, H. Chas. Grimwood." * "Rev. John Freeland, of Bedford, was appointed Canon Theologian of t... View more info
Publisher: Derby: Breedon Books, 2009. 9781859836866:
Seller ID: 37580
1st edition. "Includes detailed descriptions of the great lost religious landmarks of mediaeval Colchester, including St John's Abbey, the Greyfrars and St Botolph's Priory...Colchester's mills and market, its port and its inns, its private houses and its sanitation are also explored." Pp.191, occasional black & white photos and illustrations throughout. Green cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info
Publisher: Colchester: C.A. Brooks, 1983. 090743262X:
Seller ID: 37502
1st edition. A history of the Lecture House in Dedham, Essex. The term lecturer has come to have just a single meaning -'a person, usually connected with an academic institution of some kind, who delivers instructional discourses to students'. "Samuel Johnson...found it necessary to include a second definition:'Lecturer - a preacher in a church hired by the parish to assist the rector or vicar'." Pp.x/26, black & white frontispiece 'The Old Lecture House, Dedha... View more info
Publisher: Ipswich:Garrod, Turner & Son, 1938.:
Seller ID: 40580
"Glemsford, Suffolk. Particulars and Conditions of Sale of a Pleasantly Situate Country Residence now known as "The Rectory". Having three lofty reception rooms, eight bed and dressing rooms, bathroom and two attic bedrooms - Main water. Garage and Stabling. Well-Timbered Grounds. Meadow and Arable Field with extensive Agricultural Buildings. Area in all 15 Acres. The House and Gardens with Vacant Possession to be Sold by Auction by Garrod, Turner & Son at th... View more info
By: BAGSHAW, Robert.
Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeve, 1995. 0900616482:
Seller ID: 37888
1st edition. Signed. "Bob Bagshaw's Echoes cover practically a lifetime and come from town and village, farm and field, from men and women he has known over the years. Our northern neighbours say, "There's nowt so queer as folk"; as depicted by Bob, "there's nowt so interesting". " Pp.191, signed by author to title page, many black & white illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info
By: BAGSHAW, Robert.
Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeves Ltd, 1992. 0900616423:
Seller ID: 37887
A companion volume to "Norfolk Remembered". "Throughout the years, there has been a constant succession of people who, by their mere presence, have added colour to my existence. Most of them were simple folk leaving simple memories. It is to them that this book is dedicated." Pp.175, signed by author to title page, black & white photo illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info
By: BAGSHAW, Robert.
Publisher: Wymondham: Geo. R.Reeve Ltd, 1993. 090061630X:
Seller ID: 37886
2nd reprint. "A Norfolk volume to underline Bob's deep affection for the county as he introduces some of the faces and places he has met on his way since early days at Cromer." Pp.190, signed by author to title page, black & white photo illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info
By: BAGSHAW, Robert.
Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeves, 1992. 0900616229:
Seller ID: 41498
Reprint. "Though the theme is mainly autobiographical, the result is much more than just a simple record of one man's early years; the interwoven picture of the country lifestyle of the period converts it into a significant piece of social history." Pp.159, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 27 further black & white photos, signed by author to title page. Paperback. VG. View more info
By: BAILEY, Mark.
Publisher: Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010. 9781843835295:
Seller ID: 44280
The History of Suffolk series. "The late middle ages were without doubt the most interesting period in Suffolk's history. By the end of the eleventh century Suffolk was wealthy, densely populated, highly commercialised and urbanised...." Pp.xiv/328. Paperback. VG. View more info
By: BAKER, Hugh .
Publisher: Sudbury, Suffolk: Printed for the Author by Don Fraser Print, 1994 . 0:
Seller ID: 42958
First edition of the definitive work on Cornard Mills. Large format paperback.11" x 8.25" . pp.4/pp.160 . Illustrated card covers, minor creasing to spine and faint scratches to front, some water-staining to lower covers and lower edge of pages. Clean text throughout, illustrated with numerous black & white pictures. The work includes separate accounts of different periods of the history of the mills: The Story of Cornard Mills 800 -1989 by Hugh Baker; Green Flour Mills... View more info
Publisher: Halstead: Halstead and District Council. 1982.:
Seller ID: 18735
1st ed. "The readers attention is directed not only to the more outstanding buildings and features in the town but also the less prominent and often unregarded corners that have often played a part in the development of Halstead". Pp 43. 10 b/w illustrations. Pbk. G+. View more info
Publisher: Ipswich: The Boydell Press, 1974. 0851150438:
Seller ID: 40602
"This picture of a small country town from the point of view of its doctor over the past forty years brings back vividly the ways and characters of an almost vanished world, which had hardly changed for the previous two hundred years...Dr Barber recalls his early years in practice with affection and many amusing anecdotes, as well as offering a fascinating survey of the changes in medicine and even in diseases during his career." Pp.x/97, two page outline map + ... View more info
By: BAYLEY, T.D.S.
Publisher: Oxford: University Press, 1946.:
Seller ID: 42768
1st edition. Pp.viii/90, black & white photo frontispiece + one colour plate illustrating the Shields of Boxted and Fitz Ralph18 further black & white plates + 3 illustrations in the text. Red cloth, armorial shield to front board, gilt title to spine, minor edge wear. VG. View more info
Publisher: Chelmsford: The Essex Weekly News Series Ltd, nd. (c.1939).:
Seller ID: 43629
Contents: 1. Early Christianity in Essex. 'The Power of Christian Unity'; 2.Essex in the Diocese of London:675-1846; 3.A Diocese in Transition. a) Essex in the Diocese of Rochester 1846-1877. b)Essex in the Diocese of St Albans 1877-1914. c)Essex Passes into the Diocese of Chelmsford 1914; 4.Some Facts and Figures 1914-1939; 5.Some Worthies of the Church in Essex; 6.Some Jubilee Reflections. Pp.20, dates and events to inside front cover. Blue card wraps. VG. View more info