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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
By: ALLEN, Jane.
Publisher: Orford: Orford Museum, 2008. 9780955473807:
Seller ID: 44958
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
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: Bungay: RefineCatch Limited, 2016. 0995508507:
Seller ID: 45115
1st edition."Using sources previously untapped by textile historians, Dr Amor explains the growth of Suffolk's woollen cloth industry in the late Middle Ages. For a short period the hundreds of Babergh and Cosford, in the south of the county, were among the most intensively industrialised regions in all Europe. The great churches at Hadleigh, Lavenham and Long Melford bear witness to the wealth created. But cloth was also made in many other parts of Suffolk....This is history from the bottom up, told through the lives of men and women who made the cloth - card-makers, spinsters, weavers, full... View more info
By: ANDREWS, David.
Publisher: Coggeshall : John Lewis, 2013. 9780953916528:
Seller ID: 45346
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
Publisher: Ipswich: Sue Andrewa, 2005. 187459399X:
Seller ID: 44928
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
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
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, Dedham' by John Constable. Blue cloth, gilt title to front. VG. 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 the Crown & Anchor Hotel, Ipswich on Wednesday, 11th May, 1938, at 3pm precisely." 6 page booklet. Grey card covers with cr... 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
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
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
By: BARKER, W.R.
Publisher: Sudbury: Sudbury Museum, 1981.:
Seller ID: 45009
A Sudbury Museum Publication looking at the mass exodus of the followers of the French Protestant Calvinists due to religious persecution, and the spread of the Huguenots to England leading to the development of the silk weaving industry in both Spitalfields (London) and Sudbury (Suffolk). Pp.10, a couple of marginal notations. Ring binding with yellow stiff card covers, slightly rubbed. Sxarce. G+. View more info