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Essex Heyday.

By: ADDISON, William.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: J.M.Dent and Sons Ltd, 1949.:

Seller ID: 40663


1st edition. A study of social life in seventeenth-century Essex, illustrated with thirty-one pages of old prints reproduced in collogravure and an endpaper map. Pp.xii/339, . Blue cloth, map illustrated dustwrapper has minor edge wear but is now in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/G+. View more info

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Time Was: Childhood Memories of the Maplesteads.

By: ALDOUS, Mary.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Little Yeldham: The Halstead and District Local History Society, 1992. 0951310658:

Seller ID: 38381

ISBN: 0951310658


"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

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Can Your Mother Skin a Rabbit? Tales of a Suffolk Lad.

By: ALLARD, Bert.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thorndon: Lucas Books, 2004. 1903797349:

Seller ID: 43558

ISBN: 1903797349


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

The Wallace Connection. The Story of the Restoration of Orford Church.

By: ALLEN, Jane.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Orford: Orford Museum, 2008. 9780955473807:

Seller ID: 44958

ISBN: 0955473802


1st edition. "Tells the twin stories of the church restoration and the remarkable family drama that accompanied it. In addition it sheds light on many aspects of the history of Orford, the much loved and much visited village on the Suffolk coast which, in spite of its remote location, has many links with people and events of national interest and importance." 24cms x 17cms. Pp.xviii/142, many black & white photographs +plans and 5 colour photo illustrations, compliment slip - signed by the author - loosely enclosed. Paperback. VG. View more info

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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Melford Memories. Recollections of 94 Years.

By: AMBROSE, Ernest.

Price: £18.00

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

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Discovering Coggeshall 2. The 1575 Rental Survey and the Dated Buildings.

By: ANDREWS, David.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Coggeshall : John Lewis, 2013. 9780953916528:

Seller ID: 45346

ISBN: 0953916529


1st edition. "Coggeshall was a major centre of the late medieval cloth trade. Its prosperity at that time has given it a legacy of fine timber-framed buildings. From 2009-13, the Discovering Coggeshall project explored the history of the town through its buildings. A companion volume has presented surveys of most of them. This book sets the buildings in their historical context, covers the tree-ring dating programme, gives a full account of the dated buildings, and describes the creation of a map of the town based on a manorial survey of 1575." 28cms x 21cms x 2cms.. Pp.iv/230, illustrated... View more info

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Hadleigh and the Alabaster Family. The Story of a Suffolk Town During the Tudor and Stuart Periods.

By: ANDREWS, Sue and SPRINGALL, Tony.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Sue Andrewa, 2005. 187459399X:

Seller ID: 44928

ISBN: 187459399X


1st edition. "During the Tudor and Stuart periods, Hadleigh was at its zenith at the same time that an extraordinary and influential family lived in the town." 23cms x 18cms. Pp.xxiv/360, 147 illustrations. Red cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

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St. Felix Bishop Of East Anglia.

By: ANON.

Price: £10.00

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 the Cathedral Chapter of the diocese of Northampton in 1910" - See Archive, The Tablet . ** " Felix of Burgundy, also known a... View more info

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Mediaeval Colchester's Lost Landmarks.

By: ASHDOWN-HILL, John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Derby: Breedon Books, 2009. 9781859836866:

Seller ID: 37580

ISBN: 1859836860


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

The Dedham Lectureship.(Established 1577).

By: ATTFIELD BROOKS, C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Colchester: C.A. Brooks, 1983. 090743262X:

Seller ID: 37502

ISBN: 090743262X


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, Dedham' by John Constable. Blue cloth, gilt title to front. VG. View more info

"The Rectory", Glemsford, Suffolk. For Sale by Auction Wednesday, 11th May 1938.

By: AUCTION PARTICULARS.

Price: £15.00

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 the Crown & Anchor Hotel, Ipswich on Wednesday, 11th May, 1938, at 3pm precisely." 6 page booklet. Grey card covers with cr... 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

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Medieval Suffolk. An Economic and Social History: 1200-1500.

By: BAILEY, Mark.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010. 9781843835295:

Seller ID: 44280

ISBN: 1843835290


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

The Rabbitskin Cap. (The Norfolk Library).

By: BALDRY, George/ RIDER HAGGARD, Lilias (editor).

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Boydell Press, 1976. 0851150454:

Seller ID: 45485

ISBN: 0851150454


Reprint. "The story of a countryman's life, told in his own words. George Baldry was born near Beccles, on the border of Suffolk and Norfolk, in the middle of the last [19th] century...The illustrations are by Edward Seago." Pp.258, 12 full page illustrations + numerous others in the text by Edward Seago. White illustrated boards, green dustwrapper has small edge tears and surface loss to top front corner but is now in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/Good. View more info

A Short History of the Parish Church of Dovercourt.

By: BALLANCE, The Rev. V.G.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Lincoln: J.W.Ruddock & Sons, Printers, nd. (c.1925).:

Seller ID: 45183


Privately published church guide. Pp.20, frontispiece + 7 further black & white illustrations by F.H.Franklin, staples rusty and some loose leaves, a little light spotting. Grey card covers, name (G.Montagu Benton) to top of front. Fair.** "The Reverend Gerald Montagu Benton FSA (1881-1959) was a well-known local antiquary. Following studies at Cambridge, and a period as a private secretary, he was ordained and in 1911 became curate of Saffron Walden." - SEAX - Essex Record Office. View more info

Discover Halstead. Three Walks in the Town. (maps by Eric Axten).

By: BAMBERGER, Percy A.L.

Price: £6.00

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