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Image for The History of Thetford, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time.

The History of Thetford, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time.

By: Thomas Martin

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, J. Nichols: 1779

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3102

Condition: Very Good


In full calf with gilt title on morocco to the spine. A rebacked copy, however, with the spine laid down. Front free endpaper is taped to the fp preventing cracking and is also joined in full to the frontispiece of Thomas Martin. Rear endpapers not cracked and have small label of The Book Surgeon to the rp, The copper engravings are all present and fine; and the text, with some staining to a small number of pages, is very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xviii,320,133,(7) pages View more info

Image for Chronological Retrospect of the History of Yarmouth, containing nearly 2,000 local events, &c., from the year of our Lord 46 to 1870

Chronological Retrospect of the History of Yarmouth, containing nearly 2,000 local events, &c., from the year of our Lord 46 to 1870

By: William Finch Crisp

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, William Finch Crisp: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001097

Condition: Good


Contemporary red cloth binding with a little staining and wear. Cracking to the rear endpaper and slight cracking to the front endpaper - both with spotting and staining. Largely clean inside with a little light spotting. 8vo, 80pp View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of Castle Rising, Norfolk

The History and Antiquities of Castle Rising, Norfolk

By: William Taylor

Price: £75.00

Publisher: King's Lynn; London, W. Taylor; J. Masters: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000918

Condition: Good


In an original green binding with some fading, staining and wear plus nicks to the spine. Owner signature to endpaper. Heavy cracking between the subscriber list and page 1 with less significant cracking in a couple of other parts. Light staining to the plates with the text very clean. Includes single sheet addenda bound in before the index. Plus loose plate of Castle Rising Castle published 1813 by Longman & co. for Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain. 4to, [6],78,[2],[2]pp View more info

Image for An Account of the Different Charities Belonging to The Poor of the County of Norfolk, Abridged from the Returns under Gilbert's Act, to the House of Commons in 1786; and from The Terriers in the Office of the Lord Bishop of Norwich.

An Account of the Different Charities Belonging to The Poor of the County of Norfolk, Abridged from the Returns under Gilbert's Act, to the House of Commons in 1786; and from The Terriers in the Office of the Lord Bishop of Norwich.

By: Zachary Clark

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1811

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3464

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked half calf with marbled boards and no indication of the title on the spine. Well bound with modern endpapers which have engraved bookplate of W J Birkbeck to the fp. Foxing to blank frees which has stained the title page a little but contents in fine condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,296 pages 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 [...]

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 [...]

By: [Anon.]

Price: £125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k283

Condition: Good


Recently rebound 2 volumes in 1 in brown and green cloth with title on paper to the spine. New endpapers. All plates and maps are present. The map of Norfolk is worn with tears and a small amount of loss and also has an owners details in ink to the verso. Some loss and soiling to the title page plate. The plates and map of Norwich are in good to very good condition with some soiling and foxing present and a small amount of wear to some. Light foxing to the text with some corner creasing to some parts. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; iv,224,[2] + [2],198,[4] pa... View more info

Image for History and Description of the Cathedral Church Norwich. [...]

History and Description of the Cathedral Church Norwich. [...]

By: [Anon.]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Norwich, Charles Muskett: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2813

Condition: Good


The printed paper covers are soiled but have clear lettering only minor edge wear. Signature inside the cover and with the text in very good condition. The seven engravings have light to moderate foxing with the exception of the frontispiece which is more heavily stained. The was originally published as part of Winkle's Cathedrals but was later available separately with printed wrappers. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [2],81-96,5-30 pages View more info

Image for An Account of the Corporation of Beccles Fen, in the County of Suffolk, with a translation of their Charter, and copies of other documents relating to the said Corporation.  Drawn up in the year 1807 for the use of the Corporation.

An Account of the Corporation of Beccles Fen, in the County of Suffolk, with a translation of their Charter, and copies of other documents relating to the said Corporation. Drawn up in the year 1807 for the use of the Corporation.

By: [Anon.]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Beccles, Jarman: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2917

Condition: Fine


Half morocco with clean brown cloth boards. Title in gilt to the spine which has 2 raised bands. Nicely bound with grey endpapers and ex libris bookplate to the fp laid over another. Contents in fine conditon and blank page at the rear has inked list of Governors of Beccles Free School since 1837. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82,[2] pages View more info

Image for A Topographical and Historical Account of the City and County of Norwich, its Antiquities and Modern Improvements. [...]

A Topographical and Historical Account of the City and County of Norwich, its Antiquities and Modern Improvements. [...]

By: [John Stacy]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Norwich; London, John Stacy; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3621

Condition: Near Fine


Very good full light brown calf with modestly worn title on paper laid down to the spine. Well bound with contents fine. Small signature dated 1822 to the title page. Norwich Cathedral frontispiece is fine as is the plan of the City, though this has a small tear to the left side (not affecting the map itself). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii,[1],5-257,[1] pages View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the state of mind of W. F. Windham, Esq. of Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, before Samuel Warren, Esq. Q.C. and a special jury, upon the petition of General Windham, C.B., etc., the uncle of the alleged lunatic, and other members of the family

An Inquiry into the state of mind of W. F. Windham, Esq. of Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, before Samuel Warren, Esq. Q.C. and a special jury, upon the petition of General Windham, C.B., etc., the uncle of the alleged lunatic, and other members of the family

By: [The Editor]

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, W. Oliver: [1862]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3651

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary unmarked cloth boards are worn to the corners and have a little loss to the tips of the spine plus some tearing to the creases. Well bound with ex libris bookplate to the fp and a binders label of Charles Goodall, Leeds, to the rp. A little soiling to the contents which are otherwise fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. (fr); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

Image for Excursions in the County of Norfolk, comprising a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; [...] In Two Volumes. Vol. I. [and] Vol. II.

Excursions in the County of Norfolk, comprising a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; [...] In Two Volumes. Vol. I. [and] Vol. II.

By: [Thomas Cromwell Kitson]

Price: £125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3194

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set in full black morocco with blindstamped gilt decoration to the borders of the upper and lower boards. Four raised bands to the spines which also have slightly faded gilt decoration and title. Well bound with engraved bookplate of Samuel rigby to each fp. New ffep to both. Volume one has 53 plates (& title) plus a folding map of Norfolk. Volume two has 36 plates (& title) plus a folding plan of Norwich. These are in very good condition despite some modest foxing, and the text is fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; iv,224,[2] + [2],198,[2] pages View more info