The History, Topography & Literature of the County of Suffolk
Part I - Books A to E

1 ABERCROMBIE, Patrick. KELLY, Sydney A. East Suffolk Regional Planning Scheme. Liverpool University Press and Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. FIRST EDITION, lg.4to., pp.xx,112; plans & half-tone illustrations throughout; large folding coloured map at end (slightly torn but without loss); extremities rubbed but a good copy of this deluxe production in original holland-backed printed boards. SB 1635.  £35

2 ALDEBURGH. Official Guide of the Aldeburgh Corporation. Jarrold & Sons, Norwich, 1949 [with] Borough of Aldeburgh. The Official Guide. Fourth Edition. Home Publishing, [c1957]. [with] Aldeburgh. The Official Guide. Borough of Aldeburgh, [c1960] Three guide-books; pp.32; 44; 40; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; large folding plans in later two guides; good copies in original pictorial card covers, bound together in green rexine-backed marbled boards. SB 3536.  £15

3 ALDEBURGH. BACON, Jean & Stuart. Aldeburgh Suffolk. Segment Publications, 1984. FIRST EDITION, pp.47; half-tone illustrations throughout; very good in pictorial card covers & modern red cloth.  £8

YARMOUTH PRINTED.
4 ALDEBURGH. BIRD, James. The Vale of Slaughden, A Poem. In five cantos. Second Edition. Baldwin and Cradock, and Joy, 1819. [bound with] Machin; of, The Discovery of Madeira. A Poem. In four cantos. [Printed by C. Sloman, Yarmouth, for] John Warren, 1821. FIRST EDITION of second work; pp.vi(4)107; ix(3)111(5)blank & adverts.; occasional slight spotting but very good copies in contemporary full polished blue calf, backstrip & sides elaborately decorated in gold & blind, double morocco labels, marbled edges; a little rubbed but sound & handsome; neat contemporary ownership inscription of Alfred Frederick Kersey at head of title. Bird's first work, The Vale of Slaughden, was printed by Tippell in Halesworth and published by subscription in March, 1819. The first edition is extremely scarce and probably no larger that 500 copies. This second edition appeared in May but was still available two years later when Bird returned to a local printer for his account of Robert Machin's dicovery of Madeira. Johnson 81 & 79; Jackson pp.449 & 470; Copsey 183.  £165

5 ALDEBURGH. BLYTHE, Ronald. [Editor] Aldeburgh Anthology. Snape Maltings Foundation, 1972. FIRST EDITION, pp.(14)437; numerous half-tone plates; a good copy in the dust-wrapper of this sought-after celebration of the Aldeburgh Festival and its setting.  £48

6 ALDEBURGH. HELE, Nicholas Fenwick. Notes or Jottings about Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Relating to matters historical, antiquarian, ornithological and entomological. John Russell Smith, 1870. FIRST EDITION, pp.(6)ii,198 + advert. leaf & 8pp. publisher's catalogue; 5 plates (one folding); a little shaken but a sound copy in original green cloth, lightly rubbed & shaken; ex libris Ranulphus John Carthew. SB 3542. SWII.176.  £55

7 ALDEBURGH. HELE, Nicholas Fenwick. Notes or Jottings about Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Relating to matters historical, antiquarian, ornithological and entomological. S. & W.J. King, Ipswich, 1890. Second Edition, revised & enlarged but unillustrated; pp.viii,106(2); a good copy in original brown cloth, gilt; ex libris Ranulphus John Carthew. Hele was surgeon to the 9th Suffolk Rifle Corps and lived for 33 years at Rowley House, Aldeburgh. SWII.176. SB 3542.  £55

8 ALDEBURGH. RAILWAY ACT. An Act to authorize the Construction of a Pier at Aldborough in the County of Suffolk, and of a Railway therefrom to the Great Eastern Railway at Aldeborough, with a Branch Railway to Slaughden... 29th July 1864. [with] An Act to amend the Aldeborough Pier and Railway Act, 1864, and to authorise the formation of a Railway in substitution for the Railway authorised by that Act. 13th July 1871. George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 186/71. Two Acts, folio; pp.(5185-)5206; 8; drop-head titles with woodcut armorial head-pieces; very good copies bound together in modern green rexine-backed boards.  £35

9 ALDEBURGH. WINN, Arthur T. Records of the Borough of Aldeburgh. The Church. Stephen Austin, Hertford, 1926. FIRST EDITION, pp.(4)53; a good copy in original printed wrappers. SB 3560.  £12

10 ALDEBURGH. YACHT CLUB. GOODSON, Harry L. (Secretary) Racing Programme, Conditions and List of Members and Yachts. 1949. [with] Club Challenge Cups and Trophies. Conditions. 1949 [& 1950]. [with] Rules of the Aldeburgh Yacht Club. Established 8th November, 1897. 1949. H.G. Crisp, Printer, Saxmundham & Aldeburgh, 1949/50. Four pamplets; pp.32; 12; 12; 12; well preserved in blue AYC binder, gilt; rubbed but sound.  £15

11 ALEXANDER, William Henry. The Chronology of the Ancient World: A Lecture, delivered at the Mechanics Institution, Ipswich. Harvey and Darton; Cowell, Shalders, Pawsey and Burton, Ipswich; and W. Hipsley, York. 1838. FIRST EDITION, pp.iv,59 + errata slip; slight spotting but a very good copy in original cloth, lettered in gold on upper cover. A quaker born in Needham Market, Alexander worked in his father's bookshop in York before returning to Suffolk and joining the family bank in Ipswich in which he later became a partner. SWI.16.  £25

12 ALLAN, Victor [Editor] East Anglian Enchantment. An anthology compiled by Victor Allan. Decorations by Slader Hoare. East Anglian Magazine Ltd., Ipswich, 1947. FIRST EDITION, pp.127; vignette illustrations in line; well preserved in pictorial dust-wrapper. Predominantly prose anthology of local tales, traditions & superstitions in the words of its native chroniclers, poets & story-tellers. Contributors include: Borrow, Crabbe, Bloomfield, Paine & FitzGerald and Bell, Mottram, Tennyson, Coppard & Lilias Rider Haggard from the 20thC.  £6

13 AMPTON. WICKHAM, Rev. W.A. The Ampton Sealed Book. [with] The parsons and Patrons of Ampton. [with] 'Nonarum Inquisitiones' for Suffolk. [Three essays] Reprinted from Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & Natural History, 1920, '21, '23. First Separate Editions; pp.7; (123-)143; 26; three works bound together in gilt-lettered brown cloth with original printed pink wrappers bound in; very good. Inscribed 'Given to the Ampton Parish Church by the Rector W.A. Wickham, Feb. 3rd 1926'. Long manuscript (authorial?) note on one page. SB 3589 & 1474 (first work evidently not recorded by Steward).  £35

14 APPLEBY, John T. Suffolk Summer. With twenty-nine illustrations. East Anglian Magazine Ltd., Ipswich, 1948. FIRST EDITION, pp.136; 29 half-tone illustrations; very good in defective pictorial wrapper. An evocative picture of Suffolk by an American who had arrived with the USAF during the war. SB 405.  £8

PRESENTATION COPY
15 APPLETON, Nathan. WINTHROP, Robert C[harles]. Memoir of the Hon. Nathan Appleton, LL.D. Prepared agreeably to a resolution of the Massachusetts Historical Society. John Wilson and Son, Boston, 1861. FIRST EDITION, pp.(4)79; engraved portrait frontispiece; a very good copy in modern green rexine-backed cloth. Inscribed to 'George Darley Welles, from his affectionate Father, Robert C. Winthrop. December 1861.' A descendant of the Groton Winthrops who had emigrated to New England in 1630, the author was a lawyer and philanthropist, and Speaker of the House of Representative, 1847-9, during the 30th Congress. Born in New Ipswich, NH, in 1779, Appleton established large-scale cotton manufacture in the United States, his Waltham mill employing the first US power loom. His writings on currency, banking, and the tariff, include the influential 'Remarks on Currency and Banking' first appeared in 1841. SB 2473.  £45

16 ARMSTRONG, Patrick. The Changing Landscape. The History and Ecology of Man's impact on the face of East Anglia. Terence Dalton, Lavenham, 1975. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.144; 55 half-tone illustrations & sketch-maps; very good in pictorial dust-wrapper. SB 350.  £8

17 ARNOTT, W.G. Alde Estuary. The story of a Suffolk river. The Boydell Press, Ipswich, 1973 Pp.xii,99; 21 illustrations & facsimiles; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper. SB 1303.  £15

18 ASHFIELD. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] Ashfield. [Survey of the Parish] Deben Valley Place Names. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] FIRST EDITION, A4; pp.x + 37 leaves printed on rectos only; folding parish maps from different periods; with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder.  £8

19 AVIATION. FREEMAN, Roger A. Airfields of the Eighth Then and Now. After The Battle, 1978 FIRST EDITION, pp.240, 4to.; illustrated throughout with half-tone plates, maps and diagrams; a good copy in the dust-wrapper of this striking account of the airfields in Suffolk & Essex.  £20

20 AVIATION. MENDLESHAM. SMITH Jr., Edwin S. The History of the Army Air Forces 34th Bombardment Group (H). Newsfoto, San Angelo, Texas, 1947 Second Edition, pp.(124), 4to.; half-tone plates throughout; complete group roster at back; very good in original embossed pictorial cloth. The 34th were deployed to the newly-built Mendlesham Airfield in 1944.  £110

21 BABERGH. POUND, John. [Editor] The Military Survey of 1522 for Babergh Hundred. Suffolk Records Society, 1985. FIRST EDITION, pp.(12)154; sketch-maps & diagrams; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper. SRS vol.XXVIII.  £15

22 BACON FAMILY. MACCULLOCH, Diarmaid [Editor] Letters from Redgrave Hall. The Bacon Family 1340-1744. The Boydell Press. Suffolk Records Society, 2007. FIRST EDITION, pp.xxxii,168; colour frontispiece, 6 plates & facsimiles; new in dust-wrapper. An important archive of Bacon family letters from the now-vanished Redgrave Hall, centred on Francis Bacon's half-brother Nicholas, Premier Baronet of England, one of the Puritan gentry who ran the government of Elizabethan and Jacobean Suffolk. It also includes papers of the flamboyant courtier and diplomat Sir Robert Drury, a relative by marriage (and original inhabitant of 'Drury Lane'): he was friend and patron to John Donne, who features in the correspondence. Later letters touch on the Civil War in East Anglia.  £24

23 BACTON. PRETYMAN, William. Pretyman of Bacton, Suffolk. Notes on their history under five Edwards. 1905. William Pollard & Co., Printers, Exeter. [Now reprinted in facsimile... Claude Cox, Ipswich, 2007] EDITION LIMITED to 225 numbered copies (200 for sale); 4to., pp.(2)xviii,40; armorial in line & four facsimile plates: Charter, 1393; Rent Roll of 1566; Commissioners appointed by Act of Parlt., 1660; various Pretyman signatures, 1567-1803. William Pretyman contributes an 18pp. introductory essay, followed by 40pp. of pedigrees, royal descents, transcriptions of Wills, Inquisitions, Chancery Proceedings, &c.; new in gilt-lettered boards (in style of original binding) and acetate wrapper. A useful reprint of copy no. 12 (kindly loaned by the present owner, a descendant of William Pretyman) of this extremely scarce family history of which only 12 copies were originally printed for private circulation. Copac locates British Library copy only; not known by Steward.  £24

24 BAKER, B. Granville. Waveney. Illustrated. Philip Allan & Co., 1924. FIRST EDITION, pp.(6)254; frontispiece & 24 illustrations in line by the author; blue cloth a little darkened at edges & backstrip. SB 1328.  £12

25 BARKER, Horace Ross. Onward and Upward. [Poems] Bury and Norwich Post Company, Bury St Edmunds, 1919. FIRST EDITION, pp.30 + advert. leaf; well preserved in printed wrappers & later cloth case; ownership signature of the Earl of Cranbrook. Curator at Moyses Hall, Barker is best remembered for his East & West Suffolk Illustrated. This collection includes some local references and much on the Great War.  £12

26 BARRINGER, Christopher [Editor] Aspects of East Anglian Pre-History (Twenty years after Rainbird Clarke) A Collection of Essays by: Paul Ashbee, Peter Murphy, John Wymer, Roger Jacobi, Frances Healy and Andrew Lawson. Geo Books, Norwich, 1984. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.viii,189 + errata slip; text figures throughout; very good in pictorial boards.  £18

27 BARTON MILLS. LACON, Rev. Charles H. St Mary's Church and the Parish of Barton Mills. Printed by A.E. Simpson, Mildenhall, [c1921] FIRST EDITION, pp.18; two half-tone plates; original printed stiff wrappers a little marked; author's compliments note laid in. SB 3683.  £12

28 BARTON, Bernard. Household verses. George Virtue, 1845. FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,240; + 8pp. Virtue's catalogue; extra engraved title with vignette of Woodbridge tide mill & frontis. of 'Gainsborough's Lane on the Orwell', both after Thos, Churchyard; plates a little browned but a nice copy in original cloth decorated in gold & blind, sometime unobtrusively rebacked retaining original backstrip, inner hinges reinforced. Inscribed to the prolific children's writer 'Chas. B. Tayler from His affect[ionat]e Friend Bernard Barton.' A close friend of the poet, Tayler had been curate at Hadleigh in the 1820s and returned to Suffolk in 1846 as rector of Otley. Subsequent gilt bookplate & ownership signature of the poet 'John Drinkwater, 1923'.  £165

29 BARTON, Bernard. Poems. Second edition, with additions. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1821. 12mo., xvi,236; slight occasional spotting but a good copy in handsome contemporary green roan elaborately gilt-ruled into central lozenge & corners, each with complex flower & leaf design which is repeated in four sections of backstrip, inner gilt dentelles & light blue watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt; slight rubbing at edges but still most attractive. Inscribed 'W.H. to M.W. 1819' [sic] and subsequently 'Alice M. Richardson. 1891.' With Introductory Verses to Barton's sister, the writer Maria Hack. Enlarged from the first edition of the previous year.  £38

30 BARTON, Bernard. Poems. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1820. FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,288; engraved frontispiece of Woodbridge & the Deben '...from the Warren Hill'; a very good large copy of this handsome production in contemporary half crimson roan, gilt, marbled sides; frontis. lightly foxed, extremities rubbed but well preserved. Barton's first major collection which includes many of his best poems including the long address in verse 'To William Wordsworth on the publication of... Peter Bell', and 'Stanzas, addressed to Percy Bysshe Shelley,' whose Prometheus Unbound had appeared earlier in the year.  £85

31 BARTON, Bernard. Poetic Vigils. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1824. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,303; intermittent light spotting but a very good uncut copy in original cloth-backed boards, paper label; slightly rubbed & marked. Endpaper signature of William Doubleday, Coggeshall,  £40

32 BARTON, Bernard. A Widow's Tale, and other poems. Printed for B.J. Holdsworth, 1827. FIRST EDITION, pp.ix(3)155 + advert.; a very good uncut copy in original blue boards; paper backstrip largely worn away, sides a little soiled and worn at edges but a sound & presentable copy of this scarce collection; ex libris Arthur Melville Clark of Herriotshall and Oxton.  £65

33 BARTON, Bernard. BARTON, Lucy. The Reliquary: by Bernard and Lucy Barton. With A Prefatory Appeal for Poetry and Poets. John W. Parker, 1836. FIRST EDITION, pp.181(3) + errata slip; contemporary half green calf. A very good copy of this scarce collection, co-written with the daughter who was to marry his great friend Edward FitzGerald, shortly after Barton's death in 1849.  £110

34 BARTON, Bernard. LUCAS, Edward Verrall. Bernard Barton and his friends: A record of quiet lives. Edward Hicks Jnr., 1893. FIRST EDITION, pp.193 + 4pp. publisher's adverts.; litho. frontispiece; a good copy in slightly rubbed original buckram, top edge gilt, others uncut; head & tail of backstrip sometime unobtrusively reinforced. Based on Edward FitzGerald's Memoir of 1849 'with much new matter added', this was Lucas's first commissioned work.  £25

35 BATES, Martin. East Anglia. Regional Military Histories. Osprey, 1974. FIRST EDITION, pp.159; illustrations & facsimiles throughout; very good in pictorial boards. SB 558.  £8

36 BATTELY, John. The Original Institution of the Sabbath; and the Observation Due to it, Consider'd. Printed for John Bowyer, at the Rose in Pater-Noster-Row, 1726. FIRST EDITION, pp.(4)71; title slightly dust-soiled, water stain across top corner of final section, otherwise a good uncut copy with large margins; modern boards. Evidently the only published work of the Rector of Timworth and Chaplain to the Earl of Bristol; later also rector of Higham and Wordwell, Battely inherited an estate at Horringer where he married Ann Sydney in 1714. Copsey SWI p.39.  £55

37 BAWDSEY KINSEY, Gordon Bawdsey - Birth of the Beam The History of R.A.F. Stations Bawdsey and Woodbridge. Terence Dalton, 2009 Sm.4to., pp.x,208; illustrations throughout; new in pictorial laminated card covers.  £16

38 BEAUMONT. CRISP, Frederick Arthur [Editor] The Parish Registers of Beaumont Essex. Printed at the Private Press of Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1899. FIRST EDITION, no.27 of 50 copies printed; signed by Crisp; folio, pp.(8)68; a fine production on hand-made paper; well preserved in original vellum-backed boards, lettered in gold.  £120

39 BECCLES. GOODWYN, E.A. A Century of a Suffolk Town Beccles 1760-1860. Part I. 1760-1815. College Gateway Bookshop, Silent Street, [1968] FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)156; six plates; very good in original printed card covers. SB 3718.  £12

40 BECCLES. GOODWYN, E.A. Small Town Jubilee: Beccles in 1897. The Boydell Press, Ipswich, 1975. FIRST EDITION, pp.86(2); 3 half-tone plates; original pictorial laminated card covers, a little creased. SB 3721.  £8

41 BECCLES. P., F.T. Beccles Parish Church. A brief sketch of its history from the earliest times. Nobbs & Goate, Beccles, [c1940] Pp.16; 6 half-tone illustrations; a good copy in original wrappers & later cloth case. Based on the original edition of 1929 with additional paragraph on the church restoration. SB 3751/2.  £8

42 BECKER, Harry. Harry Becker 1865-1928. An exhibition [catalogue] of oils, watercolours, drawings and prints. From the artist's studio (Loftus family collection) October 10th - 31st 2010. The Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, 2010. FIRST EDITION, 4to. (300 x 240mm); pp.(6) + 162 illustrations in colour & monochrome; new in pictorial card covers; price list laid in. An excellent catalogue of this remarkable collection.  £15

43 BECKER, Harry. THOMPSON, David. Harry Becker 1865-1928. Wildlife Art Gallery, Suffolk, 2002. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.128; illustrations in colour & monochrome throughout, many full-page; new in original cloth & dust-wrapper; reduced from  £28. A beautifully produced study with additional essays by Simon Loftus and Adrian Bell.  £25

44 BETHAM-EDWARDS, Matilda. Mid-Victorian Memories. With a personal sketch by Mrs Sarah Grand. John Murray, 1919 FIRST EDITION, pp.lxvi,165; frontispiece portrait; a good copy in original blue cloth; exptremities a little rubbed. Born in 1836 at Westerfield Hall, Suffolk, where she spent the first thirty years of her life, this penultimate work appeared shortly after the author's death. With a useful 60pp. biographical memoir by her friend Sarah Grand.  £45

45 BLATCHLY, John. East Anglian Ex-Libris. Bookplates and labels made between 1700 and the present day. The Bookplate Society, 2008. FIRST EDITION limited to 100 copies, numbered & signed by the author for private distribution, (+ 350 copies for The Bookplate Society). Folio, pp.128; over 260 illustrations & facsimiles throughout (16 in colour); new in laminated pictorial card covers. A well produced sequel to Dr Blatchly's earlier 'Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris', essential reading for local collectors for the biographical notes alone, with three separate indexes of: place, owner, and artists, engravers & printers, which incorporate both works. The first 75 copies sold will include a tipped-in copy of the pictorial bookplate etched by Suffolk painter Anna Airy for Sir Harry Newton, sometime MP for Harwich. A discreet crest and baronet's helm fills the lower left corner but the main feature of unpicked apples presumably alludes to Sir Isaac, from whom no one can claim direct descent. A noted yachtsman and expert on Danish husbandry, Sir Harry succeeded his father the 1st baronet in 1921 and died thirty years later.  £18

46 BLATCHLY, John. Some Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris. [with] East Anglian Ex-Libris... The Bookplate Society [&] The Author, 2000, 2008. Two works, new in original card covers as above. Available individually at  £18, we can offer the two works together at a special price.  £30

47 BLATCHLY, John. A Suffolk Herald's Library. Miss Joan Kersey Corder, F.S.A. 1921-2005. [Article in The Private Library Fifth Series Volume 9:4.] Private Libraries Association, 2006. Pp.(149-)188; illustrations include seven colour plates of heraldic MSS; very good in original printed wrappers.  £8

48 BLATCHLY, John. The Topographers of Suffolk 1561 - 1935. Brief Biographies and Specimens of the Hands of Selected Suffolk Antiquaries. Second Edition (Revised). Suffolk Record Office, August, 1976. A4 format; ff.(4)49; printed on rectos only; facsimile illustrations on each leaf; a very good copy in original card wrappers with plastic strip binder. Signed by the author on title.  £8

49 BLATCHLY, John. The Town Library of Ipswich provided for the use of the town preachers in 1599. A history and catalogue. The Boydell Press, 1989. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.x,199; 5 tipped-in colour plates & 11 illustrations & facsimiles in text; new in dust-wrapper. A fascinating & detailed study of a closed collection of c.1000 books & mss. dating from the 14th to 18th centuries with biographies of the founder & early benefactors. The analysis has revealed several remarkable features including a unique system of running fore-edge shelfmarks from which the arrangement of the books in 1651 can be deduced; booksellers' coded prices c.1600 have been 'broken' & a wealth of hitherto unknown book labels recorded. A remarkable account of significance well beyond its local interest. Published at  £29.95.  £15

50 BLATCHLY, John. EDEN, Peter. Isaac Johnson of Woodbridge 1754-1835 that ingenious artist. Suffolk Record Office, 1979. FIRST EDITION, landscape format; pp.32; half-tone illustrations & facsimile throughout (two in colour); a very good copy in original pictorial card wrappers. Peter Eden adds 'A Note on Isaac Johnson's Cartographic Style' to John Blatchly's biographical essay.  £8

51 BLATCHLY, John. NORTHEAST, Peter. Decoding Flint Flushwork on Suffolk and Norfolk Churches. Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History, 2005. FIRST EDITION, 600 copies printed; sm.4to., pp.viii,116; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; new in pictorial card covers. 'A survey of more than 90 churches in the two counties where devices and inscriptions challenge interpretation'. A fascinating piece of detective work and important addition to the study of East Anglian churches.  £15

Item 52 Item 52 - Robert Bloomfield, Richard and Kate, a Suffolk Ballad.

52 BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Richard & Kate a Suffolk Ballad. [Engraved facsimile manuscript broadside with large head-piece vignette. No place or publisher. 1805?] Engraved leaf 243 x 208mm max.; Bloomfield's signed manuscript of the first eight stanzas of the ballad first published in Rural Tales, 1804, printed in facsimile, recto only, on heavy wove paper; large engraved vignette after G. Harrison of 'Austin's farm at Sapiston Suffolk the early residence of Robert Bloomfield'. Lightly foxed & soiled; margins largely cut away just cropping text at left; vertical & horizontal folds with two old unobtrusive repairs to cracks along folds (no loss). Extremely scarce - we have been unable to locate another copy. Presumably produced early in the century at the height of Bloomfield's popularity. Few copies of this ephemeral piece can have survived. Bloomfield had been sent at the age of 11 to the farm of his mother's brother-in-law, William Austin, in the neighbouring village of Sapiston. 'Here he acquired his knowledge of rustic manners.' At fifteen, so small 'as to be of little use on the farm' he was sent to live in London with his brother George who undertook 'to teach him the shoemaking business'. A.H. Bullen in DNB. See illustration.  £125

53 BLOOMFIELD. STORER, J. & GREIG, J. Views in Suffolk, Norfolk and Northamptonshire; illustrative of the works of Robert Bloomfield; accompanied with descriptions: to which is annexed, A Memoir of the Poet's Life by E.W. Brayley. Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Darton & Harvey; and J. Storer & J. Greig, Engravers, 1806. Pp.56; 14 copper plates and extra engraved title with portrait vignette; contemporary half calf, backstrip gilt; extremities rubbed, upper hinge renewed. SB 2546.  £65

54 BLYTHE, Ronald. NASH, John [Illustrator] Word from Wormingford. A Parish Year. With illustrations by John Nash. Viking, 1997. Pp.(6)245; illustrations in line throughout by John Nash; a fine copy in dust-wrapper of Blythe's 'beautifully observed calendar of a year in the Church and in the country'.  £15

55 BOSMERE & CLAYDON. POOR LAW. An Act for repealing an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor in the Hundred of Bosmere and Claydon in the County of Suffolk, and for granting more effectual Powers instead thereof. 29th March 1833. George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1833. Folio, pp.(13-)43; drop-head title with woodcut armorial headpiece; very good in green rexine-backed boards.  £15

56 BOSMERE HUNDRED. H[ERVEY, Lord] J[ohn William Nicholas] Suffolk Domesday. Bosmere Hundred. The Latin text extended and translated into English for private circulation by J.H. Printed [for the translator] at the 'Free Press' Works, Bury St Edmund's, 1891. Pp.53; Latin & English parallel texts on facing pages; original printed grey wrappers, staples rusted, otherwise well preserved. Hervey produced 25 parts in total, 1888-91. SB 692.  £20

57 BRIGHT, Henry. ALLTHORPE-GUYTON, Marjorie. Henry Bright 1810-1873. Paintings and Drawings in Norwich Castle Museum. Norfolk Museums Service, 1986. Folio, pp.112; 16 colour & numerous half-tone illustrations; very good in pictorial laminated card covers.  £10

58 BUNGAY. MORAN, James. Clays of Bungay. Richard Clay & Co., Bungay, 1978. FIRST EDITION, pp.160; 28 plates & genealogy; a very good copy in original buckram and slightly frayed dust-wrapper.  £15

59 BURY ST EDMUNDS STATHAM, Margaret The Book of Bury St Edmunds Baron Birch, 1996 4to., pp.146; illustrations, facsimiles & sketch-maps throughout; very good in pictorial laminated boards.  £12

60 BURY ST EDMUNDS. ANON. The Charter for Incorporating the Burgh of Bury St. Edmund's, newly and carefully translated By An Inhabitant. Printed by Gedge and Barker, 1810. FIRST EDITION, pp.62(2) index; a very good copy in rose calf-backed marbled boards, ex libris Paul Grinke (Grinke 105); not recorded by Steward. Copsey 401. Extremely scarce, Copac locates Manchester University copy only, not listed in WorldCat.  £135

61 BURY ST EDMUNDS. BLOMFIELD, C.J., DONALDSON, John William, SPEDDING, James [& others] Record of the Centenary of the Foundation of King Edward VIth's Free Grammar School... Friday 2nd August, 1850. [In three parts] G. Thompson, Bury St Edmunds, 1850. FIRST EDITION, pp.(2)27(4)89(2)62; comprising: Sermon by C[harles] J. Blomfield, Bishop of London; Retrospective Address by J.W. Donaldson, Headmaster; and account of the celebrations. With an essay by FitzGerald's friend James Spedding on his old headmaster Dr Malkin. A good copy of an uncommon item in original blue cloth decorated in blind & gold; bookplate & ownership signature of 'A.W. Callis, The School Hall, Bury St Edmunds June 8th 1894.' SB 4216.  £45

62 BURY ST EDMUNDS. GRANSDEN, Antonia. A History of The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds 1182-1256. Samson of Tottington to Edmund of Walpole. The Boydell Press, 2007. FIRST EDITION, pp.xx,354(2); 15 illustrations on 12 plates (many in colour), 9 sketch-maps; new in dust-wrapper. An important addition to the History of Medieval Religion series.  £60

63 BURY ST EDMUNDS. HERVEY, S.H.A. [Editor] King Edward VI Free Grammar School. Biographical List of Boys Educated... From 1550 to 1900. Suffolk Green Books No.XIII. Paul & Mathew, Bury St. Edmunds, 1908. FIRST EDITION, pp.xx,484; frontispiece; title spotted, otherwise a good copy in original green cloth, gilt; pictorial bookplate of Florence Horatia Suckling and subsequently in Lincoln's Inn Library with their small heraldic stamp on prelims.  £75

64 BURY ST EDMUNDS. JOCELIN de BRAKELOND. Chronica... De rebus gestis Samsonis Abbatis Monasterii Sancti Edmundi. [Now for the first time printed under the editorship of John Gage Rokewode, formerly Gage]. Camden Society, 1840 FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xii,171; engraved frontispiece & coloured facsimile; a very good uncut copy in original green cloth, gilt; ex libris the distinguished bibliophile Frances Mary Richardson Currer. The first printing of this important chronicle, edited from the Liber Albus Monasterii S. Edmundi, MS 1005, in the Harleian Collection. Steward, SB 4266.  £25

65 BURY ST EDMUNDS. STATHAM, Margaret. [Editor] Accounts of the Feoffees of the Town Lands of Bury St Edmunds 1569-1622. Suffolk Records Society, 2003. FIRST EDITION, pp.lxx,414; 8 colour & 12 half-tone plates & map; fine copy in dust-wrapper. SRS vol.XLVI.  £25

66 BURY ST EDMUNDS. THOMSON, R.M. The Bury Bible. The Boydell Press. Yushodo Co. Ltd., 2001. FIRST EDITION; lg.folio (514 X 355mm), pp.xiv,60; 18 pages of plates in colours & gold & 12pp. black & white plates; new in blue cloth & printed paper label. An impressive study of the twelfth century Bible made at Bury St Edmunds Abbey in the 1130s by the outstanding romanesque artist Master Hugh. Close in size to the original, this account presents the Bible's six remaining miniatures and 42 initials in colours & gold, together with samples of its monumental display script. The text examines its creation in the context of book-making at Bury Abbey, and the developing cult of its patron saint Edmund. Published in a limited edition of 400 copies at  £495, we have a few copies in variant binding, without the limitation leaf, at much-reduced price.  £150

67 BURY ST EDMUNDS. THOMSON, Rodney M. [Editor] The Archives of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk Records Society, 1980. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,180; 4 plates; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper. SRS vol.XXI.  £12

68 BURY ST EDMUNDS. TYMMS, Samuel [Editor] Wills and Inventories from the Registers of the Commissary of Bury St Edmunds and the Archdeacon of Sudbury. Camden Society, 1850. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xii,300; very good in contemporary half calf, morocco label, rubbed but sound. SB 2423. CS 49.  £28

69 BURY ST EDMUNDS. WALTER of Pinchbeck. The Pinchbeck Register [of the abbey of S. Edmund, compiled by Walter Pyncebeke of Pinchbeck in Lincolnshire.] Edited by Lord Francis Hervey. In two volumes. Printed [for the Editor] at Farncombe's, Brighton, 1925] FIRST EDITION, 2vol., pp.(6)485; (2)399; title-page slips giving publisher as Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, who had evidently agreed to be distribution agents; a very good set of this scarce work in decorated cream parchment-backed red buckram, top edges gilt, others uncut. SB 4276  £65

70 BURY ST EDMUNDS. WILLIAM of Hoo. The Letter-Book of William of Hoo Sacrist of Bury St Edmunds. Edited by Antonia Gransden. Suffolk Records Society, 1963. FIRST EDITION, pp.166(4); a very good copy in original cloth. SRS vol.V.  £10

71 BURY ST EDMUNDS. YATES, Rev. Richard. History and Antiquities of The Abbey of St. Edmund's Bury. Printed for the Author by J. Nichols and Son, and published by William Miller, 1805. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xvi,8,252(2)10,32; 15 engraved plates; occasional spotting but a good copy with generous margins, in contemporary half calf, marbled sides, modern re-back & morocco label, endpapers renewed; ex libris Percy Paley at Castle Hacket. SB 4306.  £265

72 CAMBRIDGE. GRAY, Arthur. The Town of Cambridge. A history. W. Heffer, Cambridge, 1925. FIRST EDITION, pp.(10)204; half-tone plates, facsimiles, plans and illustrations in line; a good copy in lightly rubbed original green cloth, gilt; head of backstrip a little frayed.  £8

73 CAMPSEY ASH & ELMSWELL. NICHOLS, John. Collections towards the History and Antiquities of Elmeswell and Campsey Ash, In the County of Suffolk. Printed by and for John Nichols, 1790. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.(2)32; engraved 'Ground Plan of the Nunnery at Campsey Ash'; a very good copy of the 52nd number of Nichols' Bibliotheca topographica Britannica in modern marbled boards, paper label. SB 4795.  £65

74 CAMPSEY ASHE & LOUDHAM. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] Campsea Ashe & Loudham. [Survey of the Parish] Deben Valley Place Names. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] FIRST EDITION, A4; pp.x, 45 + 13 leaves printed on rectos only; folding parish maps from different periods; with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder.  £10

75 CAMPSEY ASHE. Poster & Sale Catalogue. No.1, Mill Ville, (Near Wickham-Market Station.) A Catalogue of the neat and good Household Furniture and Effects of Mr Robert S. Ling, decased. [To be sold on the premises on Friday March 30th, 1906] Loder, Printer, Woodbridge [for] W. Arnott & Son, 1906. Broadside Poster 580 x 445mm, incorporating 186 lot catalogue; folded 3 times; slight fraying & wear at folds but generally well preserved.  £15

76 CARLTON COLVILE, OULTON & KIRTLEY. ENCLOSURE ACT. An Act for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Common Heaths, Marshes, Fen Grounds, Dooles and Waste Grounds,within the several Parishes of Carlton Colvile, Oulton, and Kirtley, otherwise Kirkley, in the County of Suffolk. [House of Commons] 41 Geo. III, 1801. Sm.folio, pp.35; disbound; light spotting throughout but well preserved. Not recorded by Steward.  £25

77 CARLTON. CRISP, Frederick Arthur [Editor] The Parish Registers of Carlton, Suffolk. Privately Printed for Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1886. FIRST EDITION, no.3 of 50 copies printed, signed by Crisp; lg.8vo., pp.(8)92; a good uncut copy of this handsome production in original full vellum with painted arms on lower cover, top edge gilt, others uncut. SB 6311  £150

78 CARTER, George Goldsmith. Looming Lights. A true story of the lightships. Constable, 1945. FIRST EDITION, pp.167; frontispiece; a good copy in frayed pictorial dust-wrapper; R.H. Mottram's contemporary review tipped in. Seafaring memoir including anecdotes of his naval & fishing career and Aldeburgh, the town of his birth. SB 971.  £12

79 CAUTLEY, H. Munro. Norfolk Churches. Norman Adlard, Ipswich, 1949. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xiv,272; colour frontis. & 274 half-tone plates; folding location map; a very good copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper.  £40

80 CENSUS. Sample Census 1966 England and Wales County Report. West Suffolk [with] East Suffolk. HMSO, 1967. Folio, 2 volumes bound together; pp.xxii,22; xxii,30; specimen forms bound in; fine copies in original printed wrappers & modern grey cloth.  £25

81 CHARLESWORTH, Maria. Ministering Children. A tale dedicated to childhood. Ward, Lock & Co., [c1900] Pp.318 + advert. leaf; frontispiece & one other illustration; a sound copy in original red cloth, gilt. Born at the Rectory in Blakenham Parva, a parish served briefly by her father while rector of Flowton, Maria Charlesworth set her best-seller in a thinly-disguised Ipswich and included many incidents from her own childhood.  £15

82 CHELSWORTH. POCKLINGTON, Geoffrey R. Chelsworth, The Story of a little Suffolk Village. Additional material by Bernard Quinlan. New Edition. Bernard J. Quinlan, Chelsworth, 1994. Sm.4to., pp.xii,212; illustrations throughout; very good in original pictorial limp cloth. Signed letter from the editor requesting a notice in the East Anglian Daily Times laid in. Based on the scarce original edition of 1956, with additional chapter, illustrations & index. SB 4521.  £18

83 CHILLESFORD. CRISP, Frederick Arthur [Editor] The Parish Registers of Chillesford, Suffolk. Privately Printed for Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1886. FIRST EDITION, no.47 of 100 copies printed, signed by Crisp; lg.8vo., pp.(6)33; a good uncut copy, printed on hand-made paper; vellum-backed boards; rubbed & lightly soiled but sound; ex libris S.F. Watson. SB 4528.  £90

84 CLARE. BARNARDISTON, K.W. Clare Priory. Seven Centuries of a Suffolk House. Edited with an introduction and notes by Norman Scarfe. W. Heffer, Cambridge, 1962. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xvi,80; frontis. & 8 plates; very good in lightly rubbed dust-wrapper. SB 4550.  £15

85 CLARE. FORBES, Mansfield [Editor] Clare College 1326-1926. [In two volumes] Printed for the College at the University Press, Cambridge, 1928/30. FIRST EDITION, 2vols. lg.4to., pp.xxxvi,270; lx (271-)661; two frontispieces in colour, 240 half-tone plates & facsimiles & numerous illustrations in text; original buckram-backed boards, worn at edges but sound. Includes sections on Clare in Suffolk and Nicholas Ferrar & the Virginia Company.  £45

86 CLUBBE, William. Six satires of Horace, in a style between free imitation and literal version. George Jermyn, Ipswich, 1795. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xx,136; margins lightly dust-soiled but a good uncut copy in modern boards. Clubbe was Vicar of Brandeston & Rector of Flowton and published a Latin version of Bloomfield's Farmer's Boy as well as several volumes of original verse. The 750 subscribers include George Crabbe among many well-known Suffolk families. Jackson p.204; Johnson 191 (whose copy this was); Copsey 491.  £85

87 COBBOLD, Richard. WRIGHT, Pip [Editor]. A Picture History of Margaret Catchpole. a reduced-text version of the book by Richard Cobbold with 33 original illustrations by the author Pawprint Publishing, 2009 FIRST EDITION, pp.(4)129;new in pictorial card wrappers. Richard Cobbold painted 33 watercolour pictures to accompany the original story but few were ever used and then only in black and white. They are reproduced in colour for the first time in this edition.  £8

88 COCKAYNE, E.E. STOW, N.J. [Editors] Stutter's Casebook. A Junior Hospital Doctor 1839-1841. Boydell Press [&] Suffolk Records Society, 2005. FIRST EDITION, pp.xliii(3)178; illustrations in line and half-tone; as new in dust-wrapper. Notes made by a young resident house apothecary & surgeon working at the general hospital in Bury St. Edmunds in the mid-19thC. With extensive appendices on the diseases, medical practice and drugs of the time. Published at  £35 but now out of print. SRS vol. XLVIII.  £30

89 CODDENHAM. STONE, Michael [Editor] The Diary of John Longe (1765-1834) Vicar of Coddenham, Suffolk Records Society, 2008. FIRST EDITION, pp.lxviii,314; frontispiece and 8 maps & plates (two in colour); new in pictorial dust-wrapper. A fascinating picture of forty years of the life of an affluent and clubbable gentleman-parson of the Georgian age who made a significant contribution to society in rural mid-Suffolk. Besides preaching and leading worship, Longe trained young curates, marshalled his parishioners under threat of Napoleon's invasion, served as a magistrate and supervised the local House of Industry and turnpike trusts. With excellent introduction, glossary, notes on people and several other documents transcribed, including: Visitation return, 1820; Servants' wages book; Inventory of Coddenham vicarage & Cellar records. Published at  £35.  £30

90 COINAGE. SADLER, J.C. A History of the Ipswich Mint and its Saxon & Norman moneyers. [Printed for the Author] 1976. FIRST EDITION, pp.(24); facsimile illustrations throughout; very good in laminated card covers. A scarce account, produced 1000 years after the founding of the Ipswich Mint. SB 5691.  £15

91 COINAGE. SADLER, J.C. The Ipswich Mint c973 - c1210 AD Volume I Eadgar to the end of Aethelred II c973 - c1016. J.C. Sadler, Ipswich, 2010. FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.156; 105 plates with 369 pairs of half-tone figures; new in pictorial laminated boards, signed by the author. A remarkably detailed & well documented work of reference.  £25

92 COLCHESTER. COOPER, G.H.C. Colchester Town Hall. A brief history. With illustrations by E.M. Clarke. The Marchants Press, 1988. FIRST EDITION limited to 50 numbered copies; 4to., pp.(8)33 + colophon; four tipped-in woodcut plates, decorative initials & endpaper decoration (printed in blue) by Eileen Clarke; cloth-backed decorated boards & slipcase. A beautiful production, printed by the author in Verona & Michelangelo types on handmade paper. An account of the Old Town Hall (built 1843) the competition for a new design and its execution at the end of the 19thC.  £55

93 COLLINS, John. DODDS, James. River Colne Shipbuilders. A Portrait of Shipbuilding 1786-1988. With a foreword by Richard Woodman. Jardine Press, 2009. FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.(8)314; high quality illustrations throughout in colour & monochrome including characteristic linocuts by James Dodds and several maps, plans & facsimiles; new in laminated card covers. A wonderful account of this relatively unknown ship-building estuary which draws on a rich archive of material.  £28

94 COLLINS, John. DODDS, James. River Colne Shipbuilders. A Portrait of Shipbuilding 1786-1988. With a foreword by Richard Woodman. Jardine Press, 2009. FIRST EDITION DELUXE, limited to 250 copies, signed by the authors; folio, pp.(8)314; high quality illustrations throughout in colour & monochrome including characteristic linocuts by James Dodds and several maps, plans & facsimiles; new in full buckram, gilt, & slip-case of the deluxe edition which also includes a CDRom of 'Ships built on the River Colne' in pocket at end. A wonderful account of this relatively unknown ship-building estuary which draws on a rich archive of material.  £75

96 COPINGER, W.A. The Manors of Suffolk. Notes on their History and Devolution... with some illustration of the Old Manor Houses. T. Fisher Unwin [&] Taylor, Garnett, Evans, Manchester, 1905-11. FIRST EDITION, 7vols., folio, each c.400pp.; maps & illustrations, prospectus/order form laid in; some light spotting but a good set in original blue cloth, top edges gilt, others uncut; extremities lightly rubbed & marked but a good set. The magnum opus of the founder of the Bibliographical Society and a cornerstone of any Suffolk collection. SB 546.  £850

97 COPSEY, A.T. HALLAM, Henry. Printing in Suffolk. [Author's original working typescript copy.] Tony Copsey, Ipswich, 1990. Folio, c430pp (paginated in sections) with descriptions of some 2500 books, introductory essays, list of booksellers, printers, &c., indexes; author's annotations throughout; extensive research correspondence to Copsey and Hallam and ms. notes laid in; original two-tone buckram. Published in 1994 as 'Book Distribution and Printing in Suffolk'.  £120

98 COPSEY, Tony. Ipswich Book Trades. A Biographical Dictionary of persons connected with the book & periodical trades in Ipswich. Claude Cox, Ipswich, 2011 FIRST EDITION limited to 100 copies (80 for sale), pp.344; illustrations & facsimiles throughout, some in colour; new in pictorial dust-wrapper. A wonderfully detailed survey of booksellers, binders, engravers, music sellers, librarians, papermakers, printers, publishers & stationers at Ipswich from the 16th century to 1900. The companion volume on Suffolk Book Trades (excl. Ipswich) will be published in 2012.  £35

99 COPSEY, Tony. Suffolk Writers from the beginning until 1800. A Catalogue of Suffolk Authors with some account of their lives and a list of their writings. [Claude Cox Books for the Author], Ipswich, 2000. FIRST EDITION limited to 150 copies; pp.558; new in gilt-lettered boards. A remarkably researched sequel to Tony Copsey's study of Suffolk Imprints; full of good things & eminently readable, barely 10% of the authors featured may be found in the Dictionary of National Biography. We are sole distributors of this important reference.  £40

100 COPSEY, Tony. Suffolk Writers who were born between 1800-1900. A Catalogue of Suffolk Authors with some account of their lives and lists of their writings. [Claude Cox Books for the Author], Ipswich, 2002. FIRST EDITION, 200 copies printed; pp.416; new in gilt-lettered boards & pictorial dust-wrapper. The second volume of Tony Copsey's Suffolk Dictionary includes nearly 1000 biographies. An essential reference for all interested in Suffolk history & literature. We are sole distributors of this work.  £40

101 CORDER, Joan. A Dictionary of Suffolk Arms. Suffolk Records Society, 1965. FIRST EDITION, pp.(12)228(42) bibliography & index; a good copy in original green cloth, backstrip a little faded. SRS vol.VII.  £15

102 CORNISH, Herbert. The Constable Country A hundred years after John Constable. With a chapter on Some Ancient Buildings and Others.... Volume 1 [all published.] Heath Cranton, 1932. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xxviii,80; 90 illustrations in line & half-tone after various Constables, Munnings, Squirrell, Cotman, Salwey & others; a very good copy in original cloth & repaired pictorial dust-wrapper. SB 396.  £25

103 COSFORD HUNDRED. H[ERVEY, Lord] J[ohn William Nicholas] Suffolk Domesday. Cosford Half Hundred. The Latin text extended and translated into English for private circulation by J.H. Printed [for the translator] at the 'Free Press' Works, Bury St Edmund's, 1889. Pp.17; Latin & English parallel texts on facing pages; original printed grey wrappers, staples rusted, otherwise well preserved. Hervey produced 25 parts in total, 1888-91. SB 692.  £10

104 COSFORD HUNDRED. POOR LAW ACT 1807. An Act... for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the several Parishes within the Hundred of Cosford,... and also of the Parish of Polstead... in the County of Suffolk. Anno Quadragesimo Septimo Georgii III. Regis. 8th August, 1807. George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1807. Folio, pp.(1349-)1359; drop-head title with woodcut headpiece; a very good copy in modern green rexine-backed boards.  £15

105 COWELL, Henry J. John Winthrop. A Seventeenth Century Puritan Romance. The story of the Life and Work of John Winthrop of Groton, Suffolk, first Governor of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, and his wife Margaret Winthrop... Benham & Co., Colchester, 1949. FIRST EDITION, pp.32; a good copy in original printed wrappers. SB 3479.  £8

106 CRANBOOK, Earl of. [John David GATHORNE-HARDY. Editor] NASH, John [Illustrator] Parnassian Molehill. An anthology of Suffolk Verse written between 1327 and 1864, with some account of the authors and with numerous drawings by John Nash. With a new preface by Ronald Blythe. Aldeburgh, 2001 Pp.xx,264; 50 full-page & vignette illustrations by Nash; new in pictorial wrapper. A facsimile of the original limited edition of 1953, with a new preface by Ronald Blythe. [SB 2336]  £18

107 CRATFIELD. BOTELHO, L.A. [Editor] Churchwardens' Accounts of Cratfield 1640-1660. Suffolk Records Society, 1999. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,177; 3 facsimiles & 6 maps & diagrams; a very good copy in the pictorial dust-wrapper. SRS vol.XLII.  £15

108 CRISP, Frederick Arthur. List of Parish Registers and other Genealogical Works Edited by Frederick Arthur Crisp. [Privately Printed by the Author] 1899. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(12)71; a good copy in original parchment-backed marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut; a little worn at extremities but sound. Useful lists & bibliographical information on the productions of this prolific printer of genealogy.  £35

109 CROMER. HOARE, Louise. Cromer Memories. The Lancaster Press, Fakenham, [1950s] FIRST EDITION, pp.32; a good copy in original (faded) wrappers.  £8

110 [CROMWELL, Thomas Kitson.] Excursions in the County of Suffolk... In two volumes... with one hundred engravings... Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown... 1818/19. FIRST EDITION, 2vol., 12mo., pp.(8)224; (4)198; folding engraved maps of Ipswich & Suffolk, extra-engraved titles & 96 engraved plates; a nice set in contemporary crimson grained calf, decorated in gilt & blind; all edges gilt concealing two fore-edge paintings of 'Orford Lighthouse with town in background', & 'Aldeburgh Moot Hall & Fishing-boats'. SB 363.  £250

111 [CROMWELL, Thomas Kitson.] Excursions in the County of Suffolk... Illustrated with one hundred engravings, including a map of the county. In two volumes. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown... 1818/19. FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER SET, 2vol., pp.(8)224; (4)198; folding engraved maps of Ipswich & Suffolk, extra-engraved titles & 96 engraved plates; light marginal foxing on first opening & some plates but a nice set in contemporary half tan calf, ruled & lettered in gold, marbled sides (rubbed). SB 363.  £165

112 [CROMWELL, Thomas Kitson.] Excursions in the County of Suffolk... Illustrated with one hundred engravings, including a map of the county. In two volumes. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown... 1818/19. FIRST EDITION, Large Paper, (220 x 135mm); 2vol., pp.(4)200; (8)176; extra-engraved titles & 96 engraved plates but bound without the maps of Ipswich & Suffolk; light marginal foxing of a few plates but a nice set, bound from the original parts in modern grey cloth. SB 363.  £85

113 DANDY FAMILY. STEER, Francis W. The Dandy Pedigree. Offprinted from vol.XXVII Part 3 of the Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, 1957. Pp.(133-)153; frontispiece & folding diagram; well preserved in original printed wrappers. SB 2763.  £8

114 DAVY, Henry. A Series of Etchings illustrative of the Architectural Antiquities of Suffolk. accompanied with An Historical Index. The whole drawn and etched by Henry Davy.... Southwold: Published by the Author, 1827. FIRST EDITION, folio, (425 x 295mm); pp.(4)12; 70 etched plates; intermittent spotting, largely confined to margins of plates; a very good uncut set in contemporary cloth-backed boards, sometime re-backed preserving original backstrip; rubbed & a little worn at extremities but sound; ex libris K.D. Buckland. Published in parts from 1823-'27, this was arguably Davy's finest achievement and most successful publishing venture with c150 subscribers listed from among the CountyGreat & Good. SB 2187.  £300

115 DAY, Harold A.E. East Anglian Painters. [In three volumes.] Eastbourne Fine Art, 1967/69. FIRST EDITION limited to 1000 copies; 4to., 3 vols. pp.263; 257; 261; illustrations in half-tone throughout & a few colour plates; a very good in original blue, green & red cloth; extremities slightly rubbed; signed by the author on publication. Ex libris Jack Haste whose Ipswich gallery sold many Suffolk & Norfolk School paintings through the second half of the 20thC.  £85

116 DEARY, Terry. The Real Maria Marten. A historical novel. East Anglian Magazine, Ipswich, 1979. FIRST EDITION, pp.56; illustrations & facsimiles throughout; a good copy of this re-examination of the Red Barn murder attempting to rehabilitate the reputation of William Corder.  £8

117 DEBEN VALLEY PLACE NAMES. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] A complete collection of the twenty-one parishes studied in this remarkable survey of the field and place names in the Upper Deben valley. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] 21 parts, A4; each 40-80pp. with folding parish maps from different periods; each part with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder. Includes: Ashfield, Brandeston, Campsey Ashe, Charsfield, Dallinghoo, Earl Soham, Easton, Eyke, Hacheston, Helmingham, Hoo, Kettleburgh, Letheringham, Monewden, Otley, Pettaugh, Pettistree & Loudham, Rendlesham, Ufford and Wickham Market. We are also able to offer a number of parishes individually.  £180

118 DEDHAM. BROOKS, C. Attfield. The Dedham Lectureship Established 1577. C.A. Brooks, Dedham, 1983. FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)26; half-tone frontispiece of Constable's watercolour 'The Old Lecture House, Dedham'; a very good copy in original blue boards.  £12

119 DEDHAM. RENDALL, Gerald H. Dedham in History. Feudal, Industrial and Ecclesiastical. Benham and Company, Colchester, 1937. FIRST EDITION, pp.(6)155; folding linen-backed map and several illustrations in line; very good in original buckram.  £20

120 DENHAM. HERVEY, S.H.A. [Editor] Denham Parish Registers. 1539 - 1850. With Historical Notes and Notices. Suffolk Green Books No.VIII. Paul & Mathew, Bury St Edmunds, 1904. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,339(2)advert., map & 11 plates & illustrations; a good copy in original green cloth, ex-libris Lincoln's Inn Library with their small heraldic stamp on prelims. SB 4687.  £65

121 DIRECTORY. BENNETT & Co. Bennett's Business Directory [for] Suffolk, Norfolk, Huntingdonshire [&] Cambridgeshire, [Bennett & Co., Birmingham] 1889. FIRST EDITION, pp.60, 66, 8, 24; each county separately paginated; a well preserved copy of this extremely scarce directory; evidently the only Eastern Counties edition. Original green cloth, gilt; extremities rubbed but sound.  £135

122 DOMESDAY BOOK. Essex. RUMBLE, Alexander. [Editor] Domesday Book. A Survey of the Counties of England Compiled by direction of King William I Winchester 1086. 32 Essex. Phillimore, 1983. 2vols., a very good set of this excellent edition with original text & translation on facing pages; original limp cloth, backstrip uniformly faded.  £10

123 DOMESDAY BOOK. Norfolk. BROWN, Philippa. [Editor] Domesday Book. A Survey of the Counties of England Compiled by direction of King William I Winchester 1086. 33 Norfolk. [In two volumes] Phillimore, 1984. 2vols., a good set of this excellent edition with original text & translation on facing pages; original limp cloth, backstrips uniformly faded.  £20

124 DOMESDAY BOOK. Suffolk. RUMBLE, Alex. [Editor] Domesday Book. A Survey of the Counties of England Compiled by direction of King William I Winchester 1086. 34 Suffolk. [In two volumes] Phillimore, 1986. 2vols., a very good set of this excellent edition with original text & translation on facing pages; original limp cloth, backstrips uniformly faded.  £20

125 DOMESDAY. FINN, R. Welldon. Domesday Studies. The Eastern Counties. Longmans, 1967. FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,231; sketch map; a very good copy in dust-wrapper. A detailed study of the second volume of Domesday, here concerning Essex, Suffolk & Norfolk. SB 703.  £18

126 DREW, Bernard. [BULTITUDE, R.G.] The Fire Office being the History of The Essex and Suffolk Equitable Insurance Society Limited 1802-1952. Printed for the Society at the Curwen Press, Plaistow, 1952. FIRST EDITION, pp.x,166; various half-tone plates; printed slip noting the contribution of R.G.Bultitude's manuscript history of the first 100 years; a nice copy in frayed dust-wrapper. SB1231.  £18

127 DRINKSTONE. WRIGHT, Sheila. Drinkstone School and Village. A Suffolk History. Greenridges Press, 2005. FIRST EDITION, A4 format; pp.vi,274; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; new in pictorial laminated card covers.  £15

128 DUNWICH. BAILEY, Mark. [Editor] The Bailiff's Minute Book of Dunwich 1404-1430. Suffolk Records Society, 1992. FIRST EDITION, pp.vi,153; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper. SRS vol.XXXIV.  £15

129 DUNWICH. COOPER, Ernest Read. Memories of Bygone Dunwich. F. Jenkins, Southwold, 1948. Second Edition, revised & enlarged; pp.(8)52; illustrations in line; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper. SB 4737.  £12

130 DUNWICH. GARDNER, Thomas. An Historical Account of Dunwich, anciently a city, now a borough; Blithburgh, formerly a town of note, now a village; Southwold, once a village, now a town-corporate; with remarks on some places contiguous thereto... Illustrated with copper-plates. Printed for the Author, and Sold by him at Southwold, in Suffolk... 1754. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.(20)260(8); four plates of seals, coins & other artefacts (as listed) & vignettes in text, but bound without the separately issued large folding map with engravings. A few short tears (no loss) & some light soiling but a decent copy of one of the major Suffolk histories in contemporary speckled calf, sometime re-backed with crimson morocco label; ex libris the Earl of Stradbroke with his signature & oval plate, later bookplate of Charles Barlee. SB 4723.  £350

131 DUNWICH. GAY, Rev. Norman. Glorious Dunwich. Its Story Throughout the Ages. With a Foreword by the Bishop of Dunwich. The Suffolk Press, Ipswich, [1947] FIRST EDITION, pp.120; 5 plates; a good copy in original red cloth of this uncommon account by the vicar of Dunwich. 'Although it is now but a small village, it was in olden days a grand and important town, with several churches, monasteries, warehouses and markets, and busy streets. It had, too, a thriving seaport, and in its earliest days was the seat of a bishopric. The gradual destruction of Dunwich by the sea is one of the tragedies of English history.' SB 4739  £20

132 DUNWICH. JOBSON, Allan. Dunwich Story. Fifth printing [revised & enlarged]. Flood & Son, Lowestoft, 1963. Pp.40; 8 plates; very good in pictorial wrappers. First published in 1951. SB 4740.  £8

133 DUNWICH. PARKER, Rowland. Men of Dunwich. The story of a vanished town. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1979. Pp.272; 12 maps & illustrations; a very good copy in original cloth-backed boards.  £8

134 DUTT, William A. Some Literary Associations of East Anglia. With sixteen illustrations in colour by Walter Dexter... Methuen, 1907. FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,342 + 40pp catalogue; 16 colour & 16 half-tone plates; a good copy in slightly faded & rubbed original blue cloth. SB 2121.  £25

135 DYMOND, David. NORTHEAST, Peter. A History of Suffolk. Drawings by Joanna Northeast, Eleaner and Catherine Dymond. Cartography by David Bilbey. Phillimore, 1985. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.128; 50 plates (a few in colour), 16 maps & illustrations in line throughout; a very good copy of this standard history in dust-wrapper.  £10

136 EARL SOHAM. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] Earl Soham. [Survey of the Parish] Deben Valley Place Names. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] FIRST EDITION, A4; pp.x, + 45 leaves printed on rectos only; folding parish maps from different periods; with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder.  £10

137 EAST ANGLIAN MAGAZINE. DIXON, R.A. [Editor] The East Anglian Magazine. We currently have several long runs and many individual years in stock. Please let us know your requirements.

138 EAST SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL. The Jubilee of County Councils 1889 to 1939. Fifty Years of Local Government. With a foreword by The Prime Minister. [East Suffolk Edition] Evans Brothers, 1939. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.80 (final 16 relating to Suffolk); half-tone illustrations; well preserved in original blue boards. SB 1462.  £15

139 EASTERN COUNTIES Magazine. HENNIKER, Mary [Editor] The Eastern Counties Magazine and Suffolk Note-Book. A Quarterly Edited by the Hon. Mary Henniker. [Volumes 1 & 2 - all published.] Jarrold & Sons, Norwich, 1900-1902. FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. bound together; pp.xvi,358; 390; manuscript letter from the editor and subscription receipt tipped-in at front; various illustrations in half-tone & chromolithograph plate of the East Anglian flag; a very good copy in contemporary half calf, morocco label; a little rubbed but sound and attractive. A miscellany of history, archaeology, literature & folklore, with many distinguished contributors. Obituary of Mary Henniker & notice of the closure of the magazine following her death, bound in at end. SB 98.  £110

140 EASTON. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] Easton. [Survey of the Parish] Deben Valley Place Names. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] FIRST EDITION, A4; pp.x, + 28 leaves printed on rectos only; folding parish maps from different periods; with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder.  £8

141 EDMUND, Saint. HERVEY, Lord Francis [Editor] Corolla Sancti Eadmundi. The Garland of Saint Edmund King and Martyr. Edited, with a preface... John Murray, 1907. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.lxiii(3)672; coloured frontispiece; a good copy in original decorated cream buckram-backed red cloth, lettered in gold, top edge gilt, others uncut; slightly rubbed but well preserved. SB 2825.  £35

142 ELMSWELL & CAMPSEY ASH. NICHOLS, John. Collections towards the History and Antiquities of Elmeswell and Campsey Ash, In the County of Suffolk. Printed by and for John Nichols, 1790. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.(2)32; engraved 'Ground Plan of the Nunnery at Campsey Ash'; a very good copy of the 52nd number of Nichols' Bibliotheca topographica Britannica in modern marbled boards, paper label. SB 4795.  £65

144 EMERSON. TAYLOR, John, The Old Order and The New. P.H. Emerson and Photography, 1885-1895, Prestel, 2006 FIRST EDITION, landscape folio; pp.160; 189 'full-colour' images from Emerson's original platinum prints and photogravure; new in dust-wrapper. An important study of this peerless photographer of the Norfolk Broads, beautifully produced. Reduced from  £40.  £25

145 ERISWELL. MUNDAY, J.T. Early Medieval Eriswell. (Revised) [For the Author] Eriswell, 1965. 4to., pp.(6)34; facsimile, sketch-map & large folding map laid in; reproduced from the author's original typescript; cloth-backed printed wrappers; ex libris Joan Corder. SB 4814.  £12

146 ESSEX MAP. JARROLD'S New Map of Essex from the Ordnance Survey by John Bartholomew. Jarrold & Sons, Norwich & London, 680 x 870mm; linen-mounted & sectioned to fold into green cloth covers; a very good copy of this detailed colour-printed map; 2 miles to the inch.  £20

147 ESSEX. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol.XXV Parts I & II. Centenary Volume. Colchester Castle Museum, 1955/8 2vols., pp.300; various illustrations in line & half-tone; a good set in original printed wrappers. Includes: Toynbee on Roman Art at Colchester; Saxon Burials at Raynham; The Bourchier Shield in Halstead Church; Steer on the Statutes of Saffron Walden Almshouses; Rebuilding of Coggeshall Church; Books connected with the Vere Family & Barking Abbey; &c.  £15

148 ESSEX. MISTLEY. BROOKS, C. Attfield. A History of the Mistley Book Club (Originally The Mistley Clerical Book Club) adapted from a paper read to the Club by C. Attfield Brooks on 25th January, 1978. [Mistley Book Club, 1980] FIRST EDITION, sm.folio, pp.(6) + 18 leaves printed on rectos only; typescript facsimile with one facsimile illustration; very good in original rexine, lettered in gold.  £25

149 ESSEX. MORANT, Philip. The History and Antiquities of the most ancient Town and Borough of Colchester, in the County of Essex. In three books. The second edition, improved. [with The History & Antiquities of the County of Essex]. [bound with] Abstract of Returns of Charitable Donations for benefit of Poor Persons in the County of Essex, 1816. Reprinted and Sold by Meggy and Chalk, Chelmsford, 1815. 2 vols., folio, pp.vi,xxviii,195(1)28(4)519(1); 646(2)errata; (351-)390; large folding hand-coloured county map. A reprint of the original editions of 1748/68, issued in parts without the plates though curiously the original directions to binder are faithfully reprinted. Bound without the separate County history title-page. Internally well preserved in contemporary half calf, marbled sides worn and sides detached. A good working copy.  £150

150 ESSEX. WHITE, William. History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Essex... Printed for the Author by Robert Leader, Sheffield, 1848. FIRST EDITION, pp.725(7)adverts; occasional light soiling or browning but generally well preserved in original blind-stamped calf, neatly re-backed retaining original backstrip; bound without the map as usual; ex libris Joan Corder and A.T. Copsey.  £80

151 ESSEX. WHITE, William. History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Essex... Printed for the Author by Robert Leader, Sheffield, 1848. FIRST EDITION, pp.725(7)adverts; ; bound without the map as usual; a very good copy in modern half tan calf, double morocco labels; ownership inscription on fly leaf 'Westropp Milford Place 1848'  £80

152 EVANS, George Ewart. Ask the Fellows who cut the Hay. Introduction by Alun Howkins. Wood engravings by Harry Brockway Anthony Christmas David Gentleman Miriam Macgregor Howard Phipps Peter Reddick & George Tute. Ploughman's Parrot Press, 1999. Limited to 280 copies (& 56 specials); lg.8vo., pp.153 + colophon; 20 wood-engravings including reaper vignette by Harry Brockway which is used to excellent effect in repetition on the buckram-backed decorated boards of the binding; printed in Joanna at the Libanus Press on Zerkall mould-made paper. A fine production, beautifully conceived & designed to form a remarkably harmonious whole despite the variety of artistic styles employed.  £150

153 EVANS, George Ewart. GENTLEMAN, David [Illustrator] Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay. Watercolours and drawings by David Gentleman. Full Circle Editions, 2010. First Edition thus, pp.270 + colophon; 60 illustrations in colour & line; new in pictorial boards and dust-wrapper. A most attractive new edition which celebrates the author's centenary with new images in pencil, pen & wash and water-colour by his son-in-law (celebrating his 80th year), who also provides an introductory essay, 'Drawing Blaxhall, 2009'. The third book of this dynamic & imaginative new Press.  £25

154 EVANS, George Ewart. GENTLEMAN, David [Illustrator] Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay. Watercolours and drawings by David Gentleman. Full Circle Editions, 2010. DELUXE EDITION limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by the artist; pp.270 + colophon; 60 illustrations in colour & line; new in pictorial boards, dust-wrapper & pictorial slip-case.  £50

155 EYKE. DYKE, Gwen [General editor] Eyke. [Survey of the Parish] Deben Valley Place Names. Suffolk Local History Council, [1980s] FIRST EDITION, A4; pp.x + 25 leaves printed on rectos only; folding parish maps from different periods; with introduction, glossary & bibliography; well preserved in original card covers & plastic binder.  £8

156 FAIRCLOUGH, John. Boudica to Raedwald East Anglia's relations with Rome. Malthouse Press, Suffolk, 2010 FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,270; illustrated throughout in colour; new in pictorial card wrapper.  £30