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Strong To Save. A Tale of the 1953 Floods in Norfolk.

By: ALSTON, Christopher.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bungay: Morrow & Co., 1996. 0948903287:

Seller ID: 34132

ISBN: 0948903287


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

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Echoes of Old Norfolk.

By: BAGSHAW, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeve, 1995. 0900616482:

Seller ID: 37888

ISBN: 0900616482


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

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More Memories of Norfolk.

By: BAGSHAW, Robert.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeves Ltd, 1992. 0900616423:

Seller ID: 37887

ISBN: 0900616423


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

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Norfolk Remembered.

By: BAGSHAW, Robert.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wymondham: Geo. R.Reeve Ltd, 1993. 090061630X:

Seller ID: 37886

ISBN: 090061630X


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

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Poppies to Paston. A Norfolk Boyhood. (Signed).

By: BAGSHAW, Robert.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wymondham: Geo.R.Reeves, 1992. 0900616229:

Seller ID: 41498

ISBN: 0900616229


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

The Great Hospital In Norwich. A Short Account Of Its History And Buildings by The Rev. F. W. Bennett-Symons, Chaplain of the Hospital and Vicar of St Helen's, Norwich

By: BENNETT-SYMONS, Rev F.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: [London] : The Journal Of The British Archaeological Association, 1925 . 0:

Seller ID: 43200


First edition. A very good original pamphlet. pp.20. 10.0" x 6.5" . Brown card covers with black printed titles. Covers lightly rubbed with one horizontal crease. Clean text throughout. Title page with pink library stamp: "Norfolk County Library Withdrawn From Sale". G+ . View more info

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Watercolours of Norfolk Past.

By: BENSLEY, Mick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Loggerheads, Nr. Market Drayton: S.B.Publications, 1990. 1870708407:

Seller ID: 38608

ISBN: 1870708407


"Thirty-four timeless watercolours...Commencing at King's Lynn, the paintings offer a wide variety of bygone scenes from North Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, the Norfolk Broads, Norwich and ending of the Suffolk border. Many seascapes are featured reflecting Norfolk's strong maritime heritage." Landscape format. 22cms x 27cms. Pp.72, 34 colour watercolour plates accompanied by verse by David Corran to facing pages. Maroon cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

The Norfolk Almanac of Disasters.

By: BROOKS, Pamela.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Derby: Breedon Books, 2007. 9781859835609:

Seller ID: 35612

ISBN: 1859835600


"If you've ever wondered what happene locally on your birthday, anniversary or any other special day, you'll find it here....discover when the sea froze at Hunstanton, read about storms worse even than the one of 1987, and find out why Cley moved north,...why the Pope excommunicated the whole of Norwich, why there are flood marks on the church wall at King's Lynn and how the river at Norwich was covered in wax." Pp.190, occasional black & white photos. Cream cl... View more info

Cathedral Church of Norwich.: Thirteen-Hundredth Anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia. Official Handbook.

By: CRANAGE, D.H.S. (Dean of Norwich).(Editor).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Norwich: Jarrold & Sons, Limited, 1930.:

Seller ID: 35618


Includes: A History of the Diocese; The Connection of Norwich with Contiguous Dioceses; List of Bishops; History of the Cathedral Church; Carved Bosses in the Cathedral Church and Cloisters; The Effigy of Bishop Goldwell; The Birkbeck Copes; The Liturgical Use of Norwich; The Monastic Customary of Norwich; and the Origin, Organisation and Records of Norwich Cathedral Priory. Pp.xiv/90, black & white frontispiece + 16 black & white plates and a map of Norfolk, owner's d... View more info

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Castle Acre. History & Village Guide.

By: GARRY, Mary-Anne.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Castle Acre: Beagle Publishing, 2001. 0954038509:

Seller ID: 41393

ISBN: 0954038509


1st edition. Castle Acre is a rural village in north west Norfolk by the Peddars Way. Pp.55, occasional black & white illustrations and photos with guide to the village ammenities and folding map in pocket to rear. Paperback. VG. View more info

Victorian and Edwardian Norfolk from Old Photographs.

By: HEPWORTH, Philip.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Batsford, 1972. 0713401249:

Seller ID: 31047

ISBN: 0713401249


"Entertaining and nostalgic as the book undoubtedly is, it has also a more permanent value as a collection of unfamiliar, and generally un-published, records of Norfolk in the years from the mid-nineteenth century to the First World War." 25.5cms x 19.5cms. Unpaginated, with b/w photographs throughout. Black cloth, illustrated dustwrapper slightly sunned to spine. VG/G+. View more info

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The Treasures of Lynn. As Disclosed in the Course of an Itinerary, Supplemented by Episodes in the History of the Borough.

By: INGLEBY, Holcolmbe.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Clement Ingleby, 1924.:

Seller ID: 40555


"The story of King's Lynn may be divided into two almost equal halves, the Reformation being the dividing line, and the name being then changed from Bishop's Lynn to King's Lynn. Pp.xiv/120, with 37 illustrations from photographs chiefly supplied by Amy Purdy of King's Lynn,spotting to endpapers. Green card cover (designed by Mary Penrose-Thackwell) spotted and with date '1924' in ink to lower front corner, edges chipped. Good. View more info

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Walsingham in Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to Modernity.

By: JANES, Dominic and WALLER, Gary. (editors).

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2010. 9780754669241:

Seller ID: 44704

ISBN: 0754669246


1st edition. "Walsingham was medieval England's most important shrine to the Virgin Mary and a popular pilgrimage site....The collection's essays consider connections between landscape and the sacred, the body and sexuality and Walsingham's place in literature, music and, more broadly, especially since the Reformation, in the construction of cultural memory." Pp.xvi/251, occasional figure illustrations, music examples and tables. Black cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

King's Lynn, The First Thousand Years.

By: King's Lynn Blue Badge Guides.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: King's Lynn: King's Lynn Town Guides, 1997. 0953019608:

Seller ID: 38708

ISBN: 0953019608


A short history of King's Lynn, the wealth of history in this ancient seaport and town approx two miles from The Wash. Pp.65, black and white drawings, engravings and coloured photographs throughout. Paperback ring binding, minor creasing to front cover, coloured street map to back cover. Very good. View more info

The Geology of Norfolk. (Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Volume 19. Part 6.

By: LARWOOD, G.P and FUNNELL, B.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Norwich: Soman-Wherry Press Ltd, 1961.:

Seller ID: 40675


A collection of papers assembled by the Paramoudra Club to mark its tenth anniversary. Contents include: Strata of Norfolk; The Sub-Cretaceous Rocks of Norfolk by R.G.Thurrell; The Lower Cretaceous Deposits of Norfolk by G.P.Larwood; The Upper Cretaceous of Norfolk by N.B.Peake and J.M.Hancock; The Palaeogene and Early Pleistocene of Norfolk by B.M.Funnell and The Glacial and Interglacial Deposits of Norfolk by R.G.West. Pagination runs pp.270-375, 1 folding plate. Paper... View more info

The History of Cromer Lifeboats and Crews. H.F. Bailey 777. 1935-1945.

By: LEE, Kitty.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Privately published, 1991. 0951853007:

Seller ID: 40332

ISBN: 0951853007


Published to celebrate the purchase at auction, return and presentation of the "H.F.Bailey 777" life-boat to the Cromer Life-Boat Museum in August 1991. Pp.xiv/140, occasional black & white photos throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info

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From My Point of View. A Personal Record of Some Norfolk Churches.

By: MARR, Leslie.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fakenham: Acorn Editions, 1979. 0906554004:

Seller ID: 42964

ISBN: 0906554004


1st edition. "This is a different sort of church book. Leslie Marr looks at churches in an unusual way. He is a painter but his eye is not only that of an artist - he also seeks out the curious and the strange. Those who think they know all about churches are in for surprises, and new pleasures are in store..."(Lady Harrod. Foreword). 29.5cms x 21cms. Pp.96, black & white photographs throughout + index map to end. Paperback, edges rubbed and small scuff to top right co... View more info

Norwich Sketches.

By: POOLE, David.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Norwich: Wilson-Poole, 1981.:

Seller ID: 9190


1st ed. Sketches, drawings, watercolours etc. of the Norwich area. 29.5 cms. x 21 cms. Pp. 96, illustd. throughout. P/b, slight sunning to spine. VG. View more info

Village Signs in Norfolk. Book 3.

By: PROCTOR, Frances and MILLER, Philippa.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Norwich: Black Horse Books, nd(c.1983). 0950006777:

Seller ID: 31040

ISBN: 0950006777


Legends and facts about a selection of Norfolk villages as told through their village signs. "...Norfolk has more examples of this unique folk-art than any other county..." 24cms x 18.5cms. Pp.104, 100 photographs by Frances Proctor and 100 sketches by Philippa Miller, maps to endpapers. Pbk, minor rubbing to spine. VG. View more info

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Memoirs of a Thatching Family 1860-1968.

By: REEVE, B.S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dereham: The Larks Press, 1995. 0948400269:

Seller ID: 44687

ISBN: 0948400269


1st edition. Edited by Eric Fowler (Jonathan Mardle). A hundred years history of the Reeve family's work as thatchers in Breckland. "Mr Reeve tells his story all the better because he tells it in his own plain style and simple language." Pp.74, 23 black & white illustrations. Paperback, small scuff to rear cover, slight sunning to spine. G+. View more info