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Image for The Poll for the Knights of the shire for the County of Norfolk taken march 23 1768

The Poll for the Knights of the shire for the County of Norfolk taken march 23 1768

By: Anon

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Norwich, W. Chase: 1768

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000927

Condition: Good


Modern rebinding in black cloth with gilt title 'Norfolk Poll 1768' to spine. Original covers and title page missing so begins at page 5. Soiling and wear to the first few pages otherwise sound. No inscriptions noted. 8vo, 256,xxxviii pp View more info

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The History, Antiquities, & Geology, of Bacton, in Norfolk.

By: Charles Green

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Norwich; London, Josiah Fletcher; Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1156

Condition: Good


An ex-library copy in an orange library binding with a stamp to the title page and a long black stamp to the page edges. There is a little spotting to some of the contents and the plates also also have some staining. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [2],ix,[1],102 pages View more info

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The Perlustration of Great Yarmouth with Gorleston and Southtown in 3 volumes

By: Charles John Palmer

Price: £375.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, George Nall: 1872

Seller ID: 001007

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set in contemporary binding. Volume 1 has been rebacked with some loss to the original, volume 2 has had a repair to the spine which has a small amount of loss and volume 3 has a small amount of spine loss to the top and has not had a repair. Some fading to the spines. Internally the 3 volumes are sound and clean. Index and subscriber list to the rear of volume 3. A very heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. 4to, [8],ix,[3],403,[1]pp + [8],440pp + [8],... View more info

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The Perlustration of Great Yarmouth with Gorleston and Southtown in three volumes

By: Charles John Palmer

Price: £375.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, George Nall: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001113

Condition: Good


3 volume set in half morocco leather with raised bands and gilt design & title to the spines. Wear to the edges of all 3 volumes. AEG. The spine of volume 1 is partly split, the others being very good order. Marbled endpapers throughout have a number of newspaper cuttings pasted on them. Owner signature in ink dated 1892 to the blank free of all three volumes. There are many marginal notes in pencil with a very small number in ink. Very light foxing in the main w... View more info

Image for The History of Great Yarmouth, designed as a Continuation of Manship's History of that Town.

The History of Great Yarmouth, designed as a Continuation of Manship's History of that Town.

By: Charles John Palmer

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth; London, Louis Alfred Meall; J. Russell Smith: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1093

Condition: Very Good


In the original binding with worn leather spine which has been repaired at the top and bottom. The cloth boards are a little rubbed and stained with corner knocks. Clean unmarked endpapers with neat signature dated 1873 on the verso facing the half title page but larger signature of the same is on the verso of the first plate (which is partly loose), part of which has bled through. Stamp of Blackburn Public Library to the title page but no other library markings noted.... View more info

Image for The History of Great Yarmouth by Henry Manship, Town Clerk + The History of Great Yarmouth designed as a continuation of Manship's History of that town.  2 Volumes.

The History of Great Yarmouth by Henry Manship, Town Clerk + The History of Great Yarmouth designed as a continuation of Manship's History of that town. 2 Volumes.

By: Charles John Palmer (Editor, Author)

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth; London, Louis Alfred Meall; J. Russell Smith: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001115

Condition: Very Good


2 volume rebacked quarter leather set with the remainder of the original black spine present including title in gilt. The rubbed cloth has wear to the edges and knocks to the corners. Inscription to the blank free sheet dated 1872 to both volumes. Sheet with newspaper clippings inserted beside page 212 of the first volume. Light to moderate foxing to some parts. 4 page subscriber list to the rear of the fist volume with small insertion of additional subscribers. 4t... View more info

Image for The History of Great Yarmouth, by Henry Manship, Town Clerk, Temp. Queen Elizabeth.

The History of Great Yarmouth, by Henry Manship, Town Clerk, Temp. Queen Elizabeth.

By: Charles John Palmer [Editor]

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth; London, Louis Alfred Meall; J. Russell Smith: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1145

Condition: Fine


Finely bound in full light brown calf with four raised bands to the spine which has the title on morocco. Triple gilt lined borders to the front and rear boards and with gilt decorated edges; also AEG. Initials 'J T S' embossed in a coloured decoration to the front board. This copy is ex libris from Grimsby Public Library and there is evidence of label removal around the bottom of the spine. Large attractive illustrated ex libris label to the front pastedown and with... View more info

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Palgrave Family Memorials

By: Charles John Palmer, Stephen Tucker

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Norwich, Miller and Leavins: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000905

Condition: Good


Rebacked copy with original well worn (slight loss at edges) and soiled paper front and rear covers bound with untitled cloth spine. Modern white tape secures the endpapers to the cover. Page edges slightly worn otherwise contents largely clean with slight creasing to some pages. Small number of ink inscriptions besides the text. With 33 very good plates including of Arms, Churches and portraits - engraved and lithographed. 4to, (viii),208pp View more info

Image for The Record of the House of Gournay.  Parts 1-2, Parts 3-4, Supplement. [In Two Volumes].

The Record of the House of Gournay. Parts 1-2, Parts 3-4, Supplement. [In Two Volumes].

By: Daniel Gurney

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, John Bowyer Nichols and John Gough Nichols: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2270

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set in half calf which is sound and only slightly rubbed; and with five gilt lined raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine. The boards are in very good clean condition and the marbled endpapers are fine but with the small labels of Joan Corder to the front pastedowns. Both volumes are well bound and with clean page edges. Some of the engraved plates have foxing but are otherwise fine. The foxing has spread to the facing pages but most of the contents ... View more info

Image for Sketch of the History of Caister Castle, near Yarmouth; including biographical notices of Sir John Fastolfe and of different individuals of the Paston family.

Sketch of the History of Caister Castle, near Yarmouth; including biographical notices of Sir John Fastolfe and of different individuals of the Paston family.

By: Dawson Turner

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Whittaker and Co.; Nichols and Son: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001099

Condition: Fine


A fine copy tightly bound in contemporary blind stamped cloth which has some fading to the spine, a little rubbing and a nick to the top of the spine. Foxing to the plates which are all as expected. Light foxing to a small number of pages otherwise internally fresh. 4to, [4],144pp View more info

Image for Cromer considered as a Watering Place; with observations on the Picturesque Scenery in its Neighbourhood.

Cromer considered as a Watering Place; with observations on the Picturesque Scenery in its Neighbourhood.

By: Edmund Bartell

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, J. Taylor: 1806

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k2808

Condition: Very Good


In full brown calf which is rubbed and also worn at the knocked corners but with gilt borders and edges as well as gilt decoration and lettering to the spine. Well bound with only minor soiling and with the contents fine. The map and two aquatint plates are present with the former being hand coloured. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,124,[12] pages View more info

Image for An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft in the County of Suffolk.  To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the Island of Lothingland

An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft in the County of Suffolk. To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the Island of Lothingland

By: Edmund Gillingwater

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, G.G.J. and J. Robinson; J. Nichols: 1790

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000886

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary full calf but with spine rebacked with original title. Repair to top corner of title page otherwise a sound copy. Owner signature dated 1893 to first title page. With 4 page index to the rear 4to, xv,[1],485,[3],[iv] View more info

Image for An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk.  To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the island of Lothingland.

An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk. To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the island of Lothingland.

By: Edmund Gillingwater

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, G.G.J. and J. Robinson; J. Nichols: 1790

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001118

Condition: Fine


A fiine copy in half calf leather with raised bands and title in gilt on morocco leather to the spine. Marbled boards & marbled slightly soiled page edges. Fine internal condition with 4 page index to the rear having some foxing. 4to, xv,[1],485,[1],[4]pp View more info

Image for The Fenland and Marshland Churches: A Series of Photographs, with short Historical and Architectural Descriptive Notes.  First Series.  Second Series.  Third Series.  [3 Volumes]

The Fenland and Marshland Churches: A Series of Photographs, with short Historical and Architectural Descriptive Notes. First Series. Second Series. Third Series. [3 Volumes]

By: Edward Johnson

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Wisbech; London, Leach and Son; A. W. Bennett: [1867-1869]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2836

Condition: Very Good


Three volume set with very early photograph of Norfolk and Fen Churches. The white boards are all notably soiled and stained with modest wear but with the 2nd series having been rebacked. Page edges clean and with small bookseller label to the fp. Assorted bookseller notes in pencil to blank pages with the signature of Earl Belmore dated 1925 to the first two volumes. The text and tissue guarded photographs are all in very good clean condition and each volume is well ... View more info

Image for The Ancient Sculptures in the Roof of Norwich Cathedral [...] To Which is Added A History of the See of Norwich, [...]

The Ancient Sculptures in the Roof of Norwich Cathedral [...] To Which is Added A History of the See of Norwich, [...]

By: Edward Meyrick Goulburn; Henry Symonds; Edward Hailstone

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London; Norwich, The Autotype Fine Art Company; Henry W. Stacy: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2766

Condition: Very Good


Bright gilt lettering to the upper board and spine with rubbing and modest wear to the edges and creases. AEG and well bound but with very slight cracking to the front endpapers. Some minor foxing to small parts of the contents which, along with the plates, are otherwise fine. A very heavy volume for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Folio; [2],xxxiii,[1],591,[3] pages View more info

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The Hundred of South Greenhoe

By: Francis Blomefield

Price: £200.00

Publisher: William Whittingham: 1769

Seller ID: 001117

Condition: Fine


Extracted from An essay towards a topographical history of the County of Norfolk. Recently bound in brown sprinkled full calf, ruled in gilt, spine in six compartments with raised bands and with title in gilt. With an engraved plate of Henry Spelman and a fold out pedigree of Bedingfield. Areas covered include Cley, Necton, Oxburgh & Swaffham. A very attractive volume with a pencil mark inside indicating the cost of the binding at £125 + VAT. Folio, pp 361-526 View more info

Image for An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk Containing a Description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, with the foundations of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Chantries, and other Relgious Buildings: [...] [Complete in 11 Volumes]

An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk Containing a Description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, with the foundations of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Chantries, and other Relgious Buildings: [...] [Complete in 11 Volumes]

By: Francis Blomefield

Price: £975.00

Publisher: London, William Miller: 1805-1810

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k1911

Condition: Very Good


11 volume set rebound in black 1/4 calf binding with marbled boards. All the bindings are in fine clean condition. Title and volume number in bright gilt to the spines which have 5 raised bands. All maps and engravings as called for with the map of Norwich cloth backed. The page edges are untrimmed and have some wear and soiling but the contents are all in very good condition bar a little light foxing to parts. A very reasonably priced set. (The set weighs around ... View more info

Image for An Essay towards a Topographical history of the County of Norfolk containing a description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets [...] Volume III [and] Volume IV [Only] : The History of The City and County of Norwich [Two Volumes]

An Essay towards a Topographical history of the County of Norfolk containing a description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets [...] Volume III [and] Volume IV [Only] : The History of The City and County of Norwich [Two Volumes]

By: Francis Blomefield

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, William Miller: 1806

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k3071

Condition: Very Good


The two Norwich volumes both backed with modern brown cloth and with title on paper laid down. Contemporary marbled boards are a little rubbed and with worn leather corners. Both well bound and with contents near fine but just a little foxing. Engraved bookplate of Joseph Geldart to each marbled fp. The large folding Norwich plan is very good though with a repaired tear to the right side where it is attached to the book. It is also cloth backed as is the explanati... View more info

Image for Report on the Deeds & Records of the Borough of King's Lynn.  Parts 2, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Report on the Deeds & Records of the Borough of King's Lynn. Parts 2, 4, 5, 6, 7.

By: H. Harrod

Price: £25.00

Publisher: King's Lynn, Thew & Son: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k300

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In parts at 2 shillings each originally. Original wrappers with the covers detached on part 4 and most of the front cover of the worn part 2 missing. Parts 5, 6 and 7 in very good condition. Incomplete but very scarce. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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