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Image for Great Yarmouth Corporation.  A Report of the Investigation Before His Majesty's Municipal Commissioners, J. G. Hogg, and J. Buckle. Esqrs., Barristers at Law, Appointed to examine into, and report on the Corporate Affairs of the Borough.

Great Yarmouth Corporation. A Report of the Investigation Before His Majesty's Municipal Commissioners, J. G. Hogg, and J. Buckle. Esqrs., Barristers at Law, Appointed to examine into, and report on the Corporate Affairs of the Borough.

By: Henry Barrett

Price: £50.00

Publisher: [Great Yarmouth], J. Barnes: 1834

Seller ID: k1083

Condition: Very Good


In a stained blue cloth binding with repairs to the top and bottom of the spine which reads in gilt, 'Yarmouth Municipal Investigation'. Small label of J. Barnes to the upper part of the front pastedown and with no inscriptions. Title page and a few subsequent have some staining to the right side otherwise the contents are very good and clean; also a well bound copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages View more info

Image for Gleanings among the Castles and Convents of Norfolk.

Gleanings among the Castles and Convents of Norfolk.

By: Henry Harrod

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Norwich, Privately Published: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2294

Condition: Very Good


Stained and worn contemporary brown cloth boards with some glue repair to the spine which has a partial and soiled paper title laid down. Bookplate to the fp and with the contents just a little loose but otherwise very good. The Plans of the Priories have been hand coloured with all the plates in very good condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x,[2],349,[3] pages View more info

Image for The Birds of Norfolk with remarks on their habits, migration, and local distribution. Vol. I.

The Birds of Norfolk with remarks on their habits, migration, and local distribution. Vol. I.

By: Henry Stevenson

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London; Norwich, John Van Voorst; Matchett and Stevenson: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k750

Condition: Very Good


Volume one only in bright but very slightly worn green cloth. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Contents very clean bar a small amount of foxing (including to the plate). Slight looseness felt but overall very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; lxxii,445,[3] pages View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of The Ancient Burgh of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk.  Collected from the Corporation Charters, Records, and Evidences; and other the most authentic Materials.

The History and Antiquities of The Ancient Burgh of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk. Collected from the Corporation Charters, Records, and Evidences; and other the most authentic Materials.

By: Henry Swinden

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Norwich, John Crouse: 1772

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3195

Condition: Good


A half calf set with marbled boards. Five gilt decorated raised bands and gilt title on black morocco to the spine. The spine and decoration are worn however with the upper board feeling slightly loose. Engraved bookplate of Sir Edward W. Watkin to the fp with typed description of him taped underneath (not all accurate). Tanned title page and modest foxing to some pages but overall the contents are in very good and unmarked condition. A heavy book for overseas ship... View more info

Image for A General View of the Agriculture of the County of Kent; with Observations on the Means of its Improvement. [WITH] General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk; with observations For the Means of its Improvement. [In One Volume.]

A General View of the Agriculture of the County of Kent; with Observations on the Means of its Improvement. [WITH] General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk; with observations For the Means of its Improvement. [In One Volume.]

By: John Boys. Nathaniel Kent

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, George Nicol: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k679

Condition: Very Good


A compilation of these two works with plates and plans and soundly bound. In a worn red half leather binding with marbled boards and title in gilt to the spine. Speckled edges (upper with soiling) and marbled endpapers. Coloured map of Kent very good with light staining. Map of Norfolk with a few additional creases plus soiling and foxing. Fold out survey of Kent has a tear but the text is in very good clean condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo ... View more info

Image for The Moral, Social and Religious Condition of Ipswich in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century; with a sketch of its History, Rise, and Progress

The Moral, Social and Religious Condition of Ipswich in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century; with a sketch of its History, Rise, and Progress

By: John Glyde

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Ipswich; London, J. M. Burton and Co.; Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000454

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary maroon cloth binding with raised bands and gilt title to faded spine. Some rubbing to blind stamped boards. Binder label of Jas. Brook, Princes St. Ipswich. Foxing to endpapers and facing pages only. Dedicated to John Rous, Earl of Stradbroke. 3 page index and 3 page list of subscribers. A sound clean copy. viii,(250),vi,pp. 8vo. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Joseph John Gurney; with selections from his journal and correspondence

Memoirs of Joseph John Gurney; with selections from his journal and correspondence

By: Joseph Bevan Braithwaite (Editor)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Norwich, Fletcher and Alexander: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000987

Condition: Very Good


In brown half calf binding with raised bands and title in gilt to spine. Slightly rubbed in places but very good overall. Marbled edges. Bookseller/Binder label of W. Mtton, Leighton to endpaper of both volumes. Light foxing to a few of the earlier and later pages otherwise internally fine. An attractive tightly bound pair. 8vo, xii,542pp + vii,[1],551,[1]pp View more info

Image for Memoirs of Joseph John Gurney; with Selections from his Journal and Correspondence.  Vol. I. [and] Vol. II.

Memoirs of Joseph John Gurney; with Selections from his Journal and Correspondence. Vol. I. [and] Vol. II.

By: Joseph Bevan Braithwaite [Editor]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Norwich, Fletcher and Alexander: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2790

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set with original blindstamped cloth boards and with gilt lettering to the sunned spine which is slightly nicked to the top of the first volume. Both with soiled upper page edges and largely uncut. The verso of the ffep to the first has an inscription from a member of the Gurney family to Henry Birkbeck dated 1862. It has a little foxing to the early and latter pages but is otherwise fine. The second volume is slightly cracked to the front endpapers and ha... View more info

Image for The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County.  Vol.I. [and] Vol. II.  [2 volumes]

The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County. Vol.I. [and] Vol. II. [2 volumes]

By: Mr. Marshall

Price: £197.50

Publisher: London, T. Cadell: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2494

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set in brown half calf with morocco labels which have 'NORFOLK' in gilt to the spine. Clean and modestly rubbed only with marbled boards. Well bound and with only slight evidence of library markings to the spine and verso of the title page. Contents with a little spotting to a small number of parts are very good & clean overall. With fine uncoloured Norfolk folding map facing the first page. A very good set and sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" ... View more info

Image for Excursions in the County of Norfolk comprising a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry, remains of antiquity, and every other interseting object of curiosity forming a complete guide for the traveller and tourist illustrated with one hundred engravings including a map of the county in two volumes

Excursions in the County of Norfolk comprising a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry, remains of antiquity, and every other interseting object of curiosity forming a complete guide for the traveller and tourist illustrated with one hundred engravings including a map of the county in two volumes

By: Not stated

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1818

Seller ID: 000401

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set complete and including map of Norfolk and plan of Norwich both in very good condition. Contemporary cloth binding is slightly worn and stained. Foxing and staining to many of the engravings. Hinge defects to both volumes. Text pages clean. View more info

Image for The Poll for Knights of the Shire for the County of Norfolk, opened Monday, July the Twelfth, and closed Tuesday, July 20, 1802, before R. Wilson, Esq. High Sheriff.

The Poll for Knights of the Shire for the County of Norfolk, opened Monday, July the Twelfth, and closed Tuesday, July 20, 1802, before R. Wilson, Esq. High Sheriff.

By: R. Bacon

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Bacon: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3453

Condition: Near Fine


Fine light brown cloth spine with black lettering and dark card boards which have a little wear to the corners. All clean and well bound with endpapers having a little pencil marking and also with couple of folds to the ffep. The untrimmed contents are fine and unmarked but for the final page which has an old tape repaired tear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii,[1],228,xlvi pages View more info

Image for The Norfolk Tour: or, Traveller's Pocket Companion [...]

The Norfolk Tour: or, Traveller's Pocket Companion [...]

By: R. Beatniffe

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Norwich, R. Beatniffe: 1786

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: k2801

Condition: Very Good


Half morocco only lightly worn and with fine boards. 5 raised bands to the spine which has gilt title and publication date. Well bound and with signature to an inserted blank free dated 1807. Several tanned engravings, including folded, have been bound in and the text is fine but a small owner stamp is present on the title page. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; [8],240,[6] pages View more info

Image for Memorials, Archaeological and Ecclesiastical, of the West Winch Manors, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period, [...]

Memorials, Archaeological and Ecclesiastical, of the West Winch Manors, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period, [...]

By: Rev. Geo. Eller

Price: £85.00

Publisher: King's Lynn, Thew & Son For Private Circulation: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2800

Condition: Near Fine


Very good original blindstamped boards with bright gilt lettering to the upper board and the spine which is slightly sunned. Clean page edges, well bound and with unmarked endpapers. The plates and surrounding pages of the text are foxed but otherwise fine. With a large folding coloured map of Norfolk which is clean and bright but slightly torn and creased to the left edge. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages View more info

Image for Hadleigh. The Town, The Church; and the Great Men who have been born in, or connected with the Parish. A Paper read before the Suffolk Archaeological Institue, at their meeting in hadleigh, October 9, 1857.

Hadleigh. The Town, The Church; and the Great Men who have been born in, or connected with the Parish. A Paper read before the Suffolk Archaeological Institue, at their meeting in hadleigh, October 9, 1857.

By: Rev. Hugh Pigot

Price: £52.00

Publisher: Lowestoft, Samuel Tymms: 1860

Seller ID: 000095

Condition: Fair


Rubbing and bumping to original decorative cloth boards with some fading and markings. Previous owners name written on front end paper. Tape repairs to pages 26-31 which are keeping the pages intact; some minor foxing to pages which are otherwise clean 289pp. Complete with pull out illustrations of Hadleigh Church. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of Foulsham, in Norfolk.

The History and Antiquities of Foulsham, in Norfolk.

By: Rev. Thomas Quarles

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Cundall: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2279

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked copy with original black spine and boards. New front pastedown with other endpapers secured with cloth tape. Modest foxing and staining to the contents including the tissue guarded litho plates. Pages relating to Philip Skippon have been marked in pencil with reference to him being 'Right Honourable' inked out. Several inserted blank pages at the rear have newspaper cuttings about Skippon glued down to them. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

Image for Historical Notices and Records of the Village and Parish of Fincham, in the County of Norfolk.

Historical Notices and Records of the Village and Parish of Fincham, in the County of Norfolk.

By: Rev. William Blyth

Price: £95.00

Publisher: King's Lynn, Thew & Son: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2284

Condition: Good


Contemporary green cloth binding with faded lettering to the spine but bright lettering to the upper board. The boards are slightly rubbed with a little bumping to the corners. Modest cracking to the endpapers and with foxing and tanning to part of the contents which are otherwise in good condition. Includes lithographs of the Church, Rectory and Hall amongst others. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [18],190,[4] pages View more info

Image for Historical Record of the Ninth, or the East Norfolk Regiment of Foot, containing an account of the formation of the Regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1847. [Historical Records of the British Army [...]]

Historical Record of the Ninth, or the East Norfolk Regiment of Foot, containing an account of the formation of the Regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1847. [Historical Records of the British Army [...]]

By: Richard Cannon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3377

Condition: Good


Rebound (not recently) in blue cloth which has modest staining and with the 'title', Historical Records of the British Army printed on pink paper and laid down to the upper board. Endpapers modestly stained and with engraved title of the series foxed. General orders, preface and introduction to the infantry precede the title page to this Norfolk volume. Three plates described in the contents with the two latter being present, hand coloured and very good. A small numb... View more info

Image for A letter to The Right Hon. Edward, Lord Suffield, upon the distress of the Labourers and its remedy,

A letter to The Right Hon. Edward, Lord Suffield, upon the distress of the Labourers and its remedy,

By: Richard Mackenzie Bacon

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, Norwich, Hatchard and Son; Bacon and Kinnebrook: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1399

Condition: Good


An expanded version of two letters, addressed through the Norwich Mercury to John Weyland MP, inscribed to Lord Suffield who had signified his wish to see the material. Stitched as issued and with soiled paper covers. Wear and small tears to the edges, staining to the bottom left corner of the first few pages and with a crease to the final page and rear cover. Page 9-12 is loose otherwise the contents are largely very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. (bkrm); ... View more info

Image for Southwold and its vicinity, ancient and modern,

Southwold and its vicinity, ancient and modern,

By: Robert Wake

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, F. Skill: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3030

Condition: Fair


Contemporary blindstamped brown cloth which is stained and rubbed. Rebacked with most of the spine laid down over white/brown cloth. New unmarked endpapers and cracking between the frist blank free and folding Map of Southwold which is in very good clean condition. South East View has tears, including some repaired, and the large folding Blything Map has been reattached but is clean. Church and battle views very good with modest wear/tear. Brief modest foxing and soi... View more info

Image for Sketch of a Fauna Infusoria, for East Norfolk.

Sketch of a Fauna Infusoria, for East Norfolk.

By: T. Brightwell

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Norwich, Josiah Fletcher: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2810

Condition: Very Good


Blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to the upper board is in fine condition. Presentation copy to Henry Birkbeck with the author's respects marked in ink on the ffep. Verso of the free endpapers foxed but text and plates barely affected. 19 colour plates as expected and in very good condition with a little soiling to the margins of some. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; viii,40 pages View more info