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The Rev. William Bawdwen:
Dom Boc. A Translation of the Record called Domesday, so far as relates to the County of York, including also Amounderness, Lonsdale, and Furness, in Lancashire; and such parts of Westmoreland and Cumberland as are contained in the survey. Also the counties of Derby, Nottingham, Rutland and Lincoln, with an Introduction, Glossary, & Indexes.

Doncaster: printed by W. Sheardown, 1809. First edition. iv, 31, 628, 61 (glossary and indeces), [iii] errata and prospectus for his series. Large-paper copy, 280x220mm. Contents very clean and largely unopened. With the armorial bookplate of Telford to the pastedown. In the publishers' boards, recently re-covered in blue-grey paper with a pale cream paper-covered spine with label. A very nice copy. Very Good+.
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Amyas Deane Burrowes:
The Modern Encyclopaedia; or General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, comprehending the Latest Discoveries in Each Department of Knowledge. Complete in ten volumes.

London: Printed & Published by Richards & Co, and sold by Simkin & Marshall; Dublin: J.Jones, [1816 - 1820]. First edition. c.8,000 pp in all, printed in double column, with maps and perhaps 1000 plates. Contents of first seven vols in very fresh good order, with mostly slight foxing affecting title pages and some plates; the last three vols are still very good, but have more foxing, with some browning to the text pages, and the last vol also has a top edge stain to some pages and a tide stain to some plates. Dipping into the first volume, much space is devoted to Anatomy (80pp + 24 plates), Astronomy, Architecture, America (60pp and 2 maps), Arabia (40pp, no plates), Agriculture (40pp), and Arithmetic (30pp); and the many hundreds of shorter articles include Africa (a good map, but only 3pp of text), and a little on Angels, recording a consensus view that they were included in the work of the first of the six days of Creation. 1858 ownership name in pencil to front free endpaper of Vol I. Edges sprinkled. Quarto, 27x22cms, in matching early bindings of brown cloth, spines titled in gilt, all in very good order, having been recently refurbished, and in most cases rebacked. A great deal to explore: a delight, and very scarce. Very Good+.
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[Admiralty-Office]:
A List of the Flag Officers and other Commissioned Officers of His Majesty's Fleet; [BOUND WITH] An alphabetical List of the Post Captains, Commanders, and Lieutenants of His Majesty's Fleet; with the dates of their respective commissions.

London: Printed by Henry Teape [for the Admiralty-Office], January, 1819. First editions. 134, 262pp. Pages fresh and clean, the first 15 pages bearing early owner's neat faded brown ink marginalia (plus a couple of small blots). Edges sprinkled. 23.5x14.5cms, in a new binding of blue buckram ruled in blind with red spine label. Excellent copy. Near Fine.
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Admiralty Office:
Sea Officers [spine title]. A List of the Flag Officers and other Commissioned Officers of His Majesty's Fleet; with the Dates of their respective Commissions. [FOLLOWED BY] An Alphabetical List of the Post Captains, Commanders, and Lieutenants, of His Majesty's Fleet; with the Dates of their first Commissions.

London: Printed by Henry Teape for the Admiralty Office, 1823. 135, 253pp, including both title pages. Contents extremely fresh and clean. Front free endpaper bears early naval ownership name in brown ink, and more recent pencilled name. Edges sprinkled. Firm, in contemporary half calf with red label and marbled boards, showing light wear. A bright, firm, attractive volume. Very Good+.
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Admiralty:
Sea Officers [spine title]. A List of the Flag Officers and other Commissioned Officers of His Majesty's Fleet; with the Dates of their respective Commissions. [FOLLOWED BY] An Alphabetical List of the Flag Officers and other Commissioned Officers, of His Majesty's Fleet; with the Dates of their respective Commissions.

London: Printed by W.Clowes & Son for the Admiralty, 1837. 389pp, with continuous pagination, and including both title pages. A few ink asterisks and small pencil markings up to p.20, contents otherwise fresh and clean. Verso of front free endpaper bears ownership name of Admiral Sir Peter Halkett, serving in the West Indies at the time. Edges sprinkled. Firm, in contemporary half calf with black label and marbled boards: bottom corner of upper board severely knocked, spine chipped, upper joint split, but boards firm. Good copy. Good.
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'Poor Richard':
Poor Richard's Farmers' & Commercial Pocket Book for 1845.

London: W. Strange, 1844. Original printing. 32pp, illustrated with a guarded scenic frontis 'The Village' and numerous woodcuts, with much rustic fun in the lively headpieces for each month. With something of the character of an almanack, packed with informative text and advice: various tables, sundry articles, a section listing hundreds of Fairs and Markets in England and Wales, and another with Agricultural and Domestic Recipes. Also advertisements for various nostrums, including Poor Richard's Stomach Pills, capitalising on the name of Franklin's Poor Richard publications of the 18th Century. Discovered with only soiled blank leaves forming front and back: these have been bound in, and bear an early ownership name. Some staining to frontis: pages good. 16x10cms, all edges gilt. Conserved in a new binding of marbled boards with brown cloth spine and paper label. Extremely uncommon. Very Good.

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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1895, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1894]. xxviii, 292pp, including a few pages of advertisements. Lacks the map of Suffolk. A wonderful compendium of information. Includes a supplement with information concerning the Parish and District Councils. Contents very clean: some yellowing to endpapers and adjacent pages. Crease down centre of front board where formerly bent, now professionally repaired. 18.5x12.3cms, in the original binding of red limp cloth with ridges to spine and small scuffs to corners. Good copy. VG.

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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1897, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1896]. xxxii, 328, including some pages of advertisements. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk. Text clean and unmarked apart from a pencilled correction to one page. The front pastedown bears the owner's name in blue crayon, and the advertisements have been boldly written across with a tick or a cross in the same crayon - presumably in connection with the production of the book. Closed split to rear endpaper. 18.6x12.2cms, in the original binding of printed pink paper-covered boards with a spine of navy cloth. Boards rubbed and soiled. A wonderful compendium of information. A fair copy. G.

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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1898, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1897]. xxxii, 336, including some pages of advertisements. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk. Contents fresh, clean and unmarked. 18.3x12.3cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper covers, with some faint soiling and a repair to the lower joint. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. VG+.

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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1898, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1897]. xxxii, 336, including some pages of advertisements. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk. Contents fresh, clean and unmarked. 18.6x12cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper-covered boards with a spine of navy cloth, with minimal signs of age or wear. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very fresh copy. Near Fine.

Price: 48.00


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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1899, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1898]. xxxii, 328, including some pages of advertisements, and with further advertisements pasted on to pastedowns. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk. Contents fresh, clean and unmarked. 18.8x12cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper-covered boards with a spine of green cloth: firm and clean, lower corners scuffed, spine wrinkled. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Near Fine.

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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1900, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1899]. xxxii, 336, including some pages of advertisements, and with further advertisements pasted on to pastedowns. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk, which has a narrow incision. Contents otherwise very fresh, clean and unmarked. 18.7x12cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper-covered boards with a spine of blue cloth printed with advertising: firm and clean. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 45.00


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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1901, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1900]. xxxii, 336, including some pages of advertisements. With a coloured foldout map of Suffolk, and, for the first time, a foldout street plan of Ipswich. Contents very fresh, clean and unmarked. 19.1x12cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper-covered boards, faintly toned or soiled, with a spine of blue cloth printed with advertising. Professional repair to gutters at two openings. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 30.00


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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1902, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The Ipswich Journal Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1901]. xxxii, 344, including some pages of advertisements. With two foldouts, a coloured map of Suffolk and a street plan of Ipswich. Contents very fresh, clean and unmarked. 19.3x12.4cms, in the original binding of printed pale green paper-covered boards (with a crocodile skin pattern impressed on them!), faintly toned or soiled, with a spine of blue cloth. Professional repair to gutters at two openings. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Very Good+.

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Joseph Foster:
Pedigrees of Yorkshire Families: complete in two volumes: 1: West Riding; 2: North and East Riding. Authenticated by the members of each family.

London: W. Wilfred Head, 1874. First edition. Vol I: [xvi], followed by more than 130 pedigrees, most in the form of large foldout sheets, each with their arms, and in four cases with the coat of arms also reproduced finely on a separate page (no colour). The Calverly pedigree is present only in facsimile, laid in; the Howard pedigrees fit in a pocket inside the back cover. Foldouts in very good clean order: some inner corners are bent at the tip, and a few are darkened at the edge where this has been exposed. A very few bear a previous owner's unobtrusive notes or marks. With the original yellow endpapers, reinforced at the hinges, and with the armorial bookplate of George Dixon, the first owner. /// Vol II: [xii], followed by more than 90 pedigrees, most in the form of large foldout sheets, each with their arms, and in three cases with the coat of arms also reproduced finely on a separate page (no colour). The Favell and Willoughby pedigrees appear to be lacking, and the Cholmeley, Constable and Strangewayes pedigrees are present only in facsimile, laid in. The Constable has a faint stain from sellotape formerly used to join two sheets. The Rudston-Read pedigree is supplemented by an extensive 1968 addendum in pencil on a separate sheet, laid in. /// Large quarto, in the original bindings of green cloth over bevelled boards, titled in gilt. Refurbished, clean and firm, gilt a little dull. A very nice set. Very Good+.
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A New Dictionary of the Latin and English Languages; with an appendix of Latin geographical, historical, and mythological proper names. [Spine title: Pocket Dictionary of the Latin and English Languages]

London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Company, n.d. [early 1900s] Thirteenth Stereotype Edition. [iv], 198, 212pp [2 parts: Latine and English, and English and Latin, bound together.] Contents very clean, with an early ownership name to the head of the title page. Original black endpapers, with hairline splits, unrepaired, boards firm. 15.5x11cms, in the original binding of brown cloth, titled in gilt, bright. Only the slightest signs of wear. Very fresh copy. Compact. Useful. Scarce. Near Fine.

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Lambert's Family Almanack 1901: with local events of the year 1900, in Framlingham, Saxmundham, Woodbridge, Wickham Market, Halesworth, Southwold, Aldeburgh, Leiston.

Framlingham [originally Woodbr Framlingham and District Local History & Preservation Society [originally Arthur Fairweather], 2000 [originally 1901]. Facsimile reprint. 172pp, in grey self wraps. Fresh copy, new and unread from storage. With articles taken from other publications, useful local information, lists of public institutions and officials, and interesting retrospects of the year's events for each of the towns covered, all interspersed with many advertisements. Fine..

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[Reginald Lane Poole: with contributions from J.B. Bury, Hugh E. Egerton, and other historians:]
Europe and Her Colonies: being twenty-seven maps selected from Reginald Lane Poole's Historical Atlas of Modern Europe.

Oxford: at the Clarendon Press; Henry Frowde; 1903. First edition thus. The maps interleaved with extensive text. Unpaginated. Contents fresh and clean, with foxing to the endpapers, and a little to the title page. Top edge gilt. Folio, 39x30.5cms, in the original crimson binding of half calf with matching cloth boards, spine titled gilt. A very attractive, firm, bright copy with slight scuffs to joints and foot of spine, and a small nick to the head. VG+.
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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1903, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The East Anglian Daily Times, [1902]. xxxii, 418, with a number of advertisements. With two foldouts, a coloured map of Suffolk and a street plan of Ipswich. 35th year of publication, with a new publisher and much enlarged. Contents very fresh, clean and unmarked. 18.5x12.5cms,in the original binding of red cloth: boards bright, spine soiled. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 42.00


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Suffolk County Handbook and Official Directory for 1903, with which are incorporated Knights's County Handbook and Glyde's Suffolk Almanack.

Ipswich: The East Anglian Daily Times, [1902]. xxxii, 418, with a number of advertisements. With two foldouts, a coloured map of Suffolk and a street plan of Ipswich. 35th year of publication, with a new publisher and much enlarged. Contents very fresh, clean and unmarked. 17.8x12.3cms, in the original binding of thin red card: very bright and fresh. A wonderful compendium of information, and a very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 32.00


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