EDWARDIAN ESSEX IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
Contemporary Biographies. 1909. W T Pike & Co.
Historical survey of the county, Essex homes & Essex foxhounds by T GILBEY,
with contemporary biographies edited by W T PIKE. Illustrated.
Original embossed boards in protective glassine. Boards rubbed & corners.
Front hinge cracked to the point of the front board becoming almost detached (repairable) but the contents are very good indeed. 336pp. A very scarce publication. £350.00
ALLEN, D H.
ESSEX QUARTER SESSIONS ORDER BOOK 1652-1661. 1974.
Essex County Council. Dust wrapper slightly marked, spine sunned.
236pp with 5 plate illustrations being facsimile copies of various documents. £12.00
BARRETT, C R B.
ESSEX: HIGHWAYS,BYWAYS & WATERWAYS. 1892/3. Lawrence & Bullen.
Two volumes uniformly bound in brown boards, gilt lettering & heraldic embossments.
Name on both front end papers. Illustrated. 227+232pp. £60.00
ESSEX BALLADS. 1960. Benham Newspapers.
Collection of dialect poetry first published in 1895 richly illustrated by Andrew Dodds.
Near fine in original stiff wraps. £5.00
BRITTON, J & BRAYLEY, E W.
A TOPOGRAPHICAL & HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF ESSEX. 1810. Sherwood, Neely & Jones.
An account of Essex's towns, castles, churches & scenery, together with residences of the nobilty & gentry together with '”biographical notices of eminent & learned men to whom this County has given birth.”
Illustrated with engravings & a fold-out map. The pagination begins at 243, suggesting that this volume originally formed part of a collection of Counties. Half calf & marbled boards with bumps & chips commensurate with their age. Front hinge cracked.
Light foxing throughout but generally this represents a better than good copy of a now scarce publication. 252pp. £350.00
BROWN, A F J.
ESSEX AT WORK 1700-1815. 1969. Essex County Council.
Pale boards slightly sunned. 183pp. Map on rear end paper. £16.00
ESSEX PEOPLE 1750-1900. 1972. Essex County Council.
A study of representative Essex folk compiled from their diaries, memoirs & letters. Price clipped dust wrapper slightly frayed, spine sunned. Map end papers. £8.00
DARBY, H R. A Pictorial History of WALTHAM ABBEY. Nd. Original wraps. £3.00
EMMISON, F G. GUIDE TO THE ESSEX RECORD OFFICE. 1969.
Essex County Council. Bright yellow boards. Spine slightly sunned. 251pp. £12.00
JOHNSTON, A.R. The Parish Church of ST. MARY DEDHAM. 1966.
Original stiff wraps. £2.00
LAVER, Henry. THE MAMMALS, REPTILES & FISHES OF ESSEX. 1898.
Simpkin Marshall. Red cloth with decorated end papers, slightly foxed. Spine sunned. Name stamped on rear of front end paper. 138pp with 8 full page & 2 half-page illustrations. Uncommon. £40.00
LEWER, H William & WALL, J Charles. THE CHURCH CHESTS OF ESSEX. 1913.
Talbot & Co. Red cloth & gilt. Top edge gilt. Spine sunned. Coloured frontispiece & sundry further black & white illustrations throughout. Contents very good. Scarce. £125.00
MATTHEWS, Fred & BITTEN, Harry.
SHORT WALKS IN LONDON'S EPPING FOREST AND ITS IMMEDIATE SURROUNDINGS.
Together with EPPING FOREST 1878 -1978. CENTENARY WALK. Manor Park –Epping. Privately Printed.
1976. both in original wraps in very good condition. £10.00
NORDEN, John. NORDEN'S DESCRIPTION OF ESSEX. 1840. Camden Society.
Edited from the original 1594 manuscript by Sir Henry ELLIS.
Green embossed boards. Fold-out map intact. Name on front end paper.
42pp plus 35pp report of The Camden Society for 1840. £40.00
OGBORNE, Elizabeth. THE HISTORY OF ESSEX. 1814. R H Kelham.
IIllustrated with 39 black & white plates. Bookplate of Willaim Tooke on front paste-down.
Embossed boards worn. Spine torn & missing one section. Front hinge cracked. Contents very good. 280pp. £120.00
REANEY, P H. THE PLACE-NAMES OF ESSEX. 1935. C U P.
Volume 12 of The English Pace-Name Society. Price clipped dust wrapper in protective glassine cover. 698pp. £50.00
STEER, Francis W. THE HISTORY OF THE DUNMOW FLITCH CEREMONY. 1951. Essex Record Office. Introduced by J W R Scott. Illustrated in black & white with 1 coloured plate. Very good copy in like dust wrapper. £5.00
SUCKLING, Alfred. THE SUCKLING PAPERS. ESSEX. 1845. John Weale.
Memorials of the antiquities & architecture, family history & heraldry of the County of Essex.
34 plates & 71 wood-cuts. Green boards slightly sunned, with gilt lettring to the frayed spine.
Inscription & two bookplates on front paste down, neat name & date on front end paper.
151pp, the contents being in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. Uncommon. £165.00
IN PRAISE OF ESSEX. Ed. Ronalde BLYTHE. 1988. Alastair Press. Dust wrapper.
Poems & extracts from the work of the famous throughout the centuries with black & white illustrations.
(Defoe, Drayton, Dickens, C Bax, J Agate, V Woolf, Shakespeare, W Morris, Tacitus, A Trollope, E Thomas, G Borrow,
A Bennett, H G Wells, etc. ) £8.00
EPPING FOREST THEN AND NOW. 1986. Battle of Britain Prints Int.
An anthology compiled by W G RAMSEY & R L FOWKES.
Signed by Fowkes. Illustrated. Large 4to in dust jacket. £30.00
ABBOTT, H H. AN ESSEX HARVEST & OTHER POEMS. 1925. Chatto & Windus.
Inscription on front end paper. Neat ex-libris bookplate on front paste down. £6.00
EPPING FOREST. Its Literary & Historical Associations. Illustrated.1946. Dent. 2nd impression. £8.00.
ESSEX HEYDAY. 1949. Dent. Social life in Seventeenth Century Essex. Dust wrapper.
35 collogravure illustrations & map end papers. £12.00
ESSEX WORTHIES. 1973. Philimore.
A Biographical Companion to the County. Dust wrapper. Illustrated. £12.00
BAX, Clifford. HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS IN ESSEX. 1939. Macmillan. 359pp
Blue boards, gilt. Map end papers. Illustrated by F L Griggs & S R Badmin. £10.00
BRIMBLE, J A. LONDON'S EPPING FOREST. 1957. pp. Reprint.
Price clipped dust wrapper chipped and frayed. 176pp. Illustrated. £20.00
GRIMES, R. THE COMPLETE BRASS-RUBBING GUIDE TO FIGURE BRASSES IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX. 1972. Duplicated list. 50pp. £8.00
DAVIE, Donald. ESSEX POEMS. 1963-1967. 1969. Routledge & Kegan Paul. Drawings by Michael Foreman. £5.00
GUNBY, Norman. A POTTED HISTORY OF ILFORD. 1997. 2nd enlarged edition.
Edition limited to 2500 copies, signed by author on title page. Paper covered boards. £8.00
LOCKWOOD, Herbert Hope. BARKING 100 YEARS AGO. 1990.
54pp illustrated.booklet. With 6pp folded leaflet giving details of VALENCE HOUSE , Becontree Avenue, Dagenham. £6.00
MEE, Arthur. ARTHUR MEE'S ESSEX. 1991. Dust wrapper. Illustrated with 153 plates. First thus. Mint. 488pp. £15.00
PUTTERILL. Jack. Two booklets:- BLESSED JOHN HUSS OF BOHEMIA . 1965.
A sermon preached by the Vicar of Thaxted at the 550th anniversary service of the martyrdom of Huss. 8pp & PROPHET AND PRIEST 1869-1942. 1987. 3rd impression of the transcript of a talk first broadcast by the BBC in 1962 in the series 'Men of Vision'. 6pp. Original wraps with photo port/frontis. also included:-
A SHORT HISTORY OF THAXTED CHURCH by Mark ARMAN. 1982.
32pp booklet with photographic & archictectural illustrations.
Loosely laid in are 3 Thaxted History cards concerning John Webb's Windmill, Thaxted Guildhall & Thaxted Parish Church. £15.00
REEDY, W Curran. RETURN TO ARCADY. 1947. Fortune Press. Contains many Essex Poems. £4.00
ROBERT, R. DISCOVERING THE ESSEX COAST. 1969. Illustrated.
A brief guide to the popular resorts & some nearby places of historical interest. Original pictoiral card covers. 76pp. £5.00
SCANNELL, Dorothy. MOTHER KNEW BEST-AN EAST END CHILDHOOD. 1974. Macmillan.
Dust wrapper soiled with several closed tears, contents very good. Presentation inscription from the author on half-title page. 182pp. Laid in are an obituary from the local newspaper dated 28th Feb 2008 together with a notelet illustrated with the Guildhall & Church at Thaxted dated July 2003 which is addressed to 'Sally' & signed by the author. £25.00
SEARLE, Arthur. STUART ESSEX. nd. 22pp booklet in original wraps. £1.00
BEYOND THE FOREST. 1993. The Five Parishes. 27pp booklet on the subject of The Countess of Warwick and some of her Coterie. Includes numerous references to visits by such as H G Wells and Ellen Terry, as well as reproductions of drawings by Wells. Original wraps.
A GUIDE TO THE PARISH CHURCH OF LITTLE EASTON. Essex Five parishes publications based on the guide book written in 1978 by Felice SPURRIER.
THE AMERICAN MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Little Easton Parish Church, Great Dunmow, Essex. Original wraps.
ESTAINES PARVA. A History of Little Easton. 1999. With The Church of ESTAINES PARVA (East of Stane Street or Little Easton 4pp illustrated leaflet. £12.00.
THOMAS, David A. CHURCHILL. THE MEMBER FOR WOODFORD. 1995. Cass.
Inscribed presentation copy signed by both the Author as well as Churchill's successor as MP for Woodford Lord (Patrick) Jenkin of Roding. Fine in like dust wrapper. Local newspaper cutting regarding the book launch loosely inserted. £65.00
WRIGHT, Gerald, Ed. FOREST SCHOOL 1834-1984. 1984.
Profusely illustrated history celebrating 150 years of the School. Dust wrapper. As new. £10.00
DISCOVERING ESSEXu S M JARVIS. 1971. Original wraps
An illustrated motorist's guide to places of interest including seven circular tours & a gazetteer of main towns.. £5.00
THE ESSEX REVIEW. Edited by Edward A FITCH. T Fisher Unwin.
A quarterly journal for the County. Vols 3-8. 24 numbers between 1894 – 1899. 6 volumes commonly bound in 3.
Half calf & green boards with raised spine & leather labels. Slight edge & prelim foxing not affecting the text.
Generally excellent copies complete with indexes & charming illustrations. £225.00
ENGLISH ROADS AT A GLANCE for Motorists, Cyclists, Golfers. nd.
50 miles around London. Issued by George PHILIP & Son Ltd. In 12 sections this being No.9-Eastern District (Ilford, Romford, Cambridge, Saxaundham. Harwich, Sheoburgness with maps of South London (& Golf Corses)Berks, Hants, Surrey, Kent, Sussex, etc. Original wraps a little frayed on the spine otherwise very good. £5.00
FAIRLOP FAIR AND FAIRLOP OAK. 1982. Kylin Memorablia. 8 items in original wallet container. £22.50
THE HISTORY of WALTHAM FOREST
3 PICTORIAL HISTORIES of WALTHAM FOREST by W G S TONKIN. -
VICTORIAN AND EWARDIAN WALTHAM FOREST . 1973, 56pp;
WALTHAM FOREST, 1910-1940. 1974. 56pp
WALTHAM FOREST SINCE 1940 , 1976. 56pp.
All three in original pictorial wraps, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs and running to 56 pages.
THE FOREST in WALTHAMSTOW and CHINGFORD by A D LAW & S BARRY. Edited by W G S TONKIN.
Reprint 1988. Original stiff wraps.
GEORGE MONOUX'S SCHOOL WALTHAMSTOW by C C POND. 1977/2002. Walthamstow Antiquarian Society.
2 illustrated historical booklets celebrating 450th & 475th anniversary of the School.
43 pp & 64 pages respectively. By 2002 the School had become known as Sir George Monoux School & College.
“ SHOPPERS PARADISE ” J W HOWES & A D LAW. A History of High Street Walthamstow by published by Walthamstow Historical Society, reprinted in 1996. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 32 pp.
WALTHAMSTOW VILLAGE by A D LAW. Maps by W G S TONKIN.
5th edition revised 1996. Published by the Walthamstow Historical Societry. 16pp.
SOME CHINGFORD FIELD NAMES by A J BRITTON . 1970. Published by the Chingford Historical Society. 47 pp booklet in original plain wraps. An explanation of field names gathered from a Tithe Map of the area from 1838.
THE WALTHAMSTOW WINDMILL AND ESSEX WINDMILLS TODAY by A D LAW. 1970.
Walthamstow Antiquarian Soc. 16 pp booklet in original pictorial wraps. Illustrated
THE CHINGFORD LINE by C C POND. 1975. Walthamstow Antiquarian Society. 20 pp illustrated booklet also detailing the suburban development of Walthamstow & Chingford.
THE BOOK OF THE WALTHAMSTOW PAGEANT by G F BOSWORTH . 1930. Dust wrapper.
The contents of the book includes 12 episodes illustrating Walthamstow's History beginning with the Doomsday Book entry, which is shown in facsimile, to the granting of the Charter in 1929. Characters include John Bull, George Monoux,
Roger Ascham, George Gascoigne, Pepys, William Morris, Disraeili,etc. Illustrated.
Name on front end paper. Very good in original cloth bearing the Coat of Arms. £65.00
ANTIQUARIAN MAGAZINE & BIBLIOGRAPHER.
E d. Edward WALFORD. 1882. Nos 1-12. 10 Issues, (lacking 7 & 9) in original wraps, browned & frayed on the spines but internally in very good condition.
The articles cover a vast range of topics:-English Bookplates, bibliographies of Essex, Horthand, Shorthand; the History of Gilds, Fairy folk-lore, Cathedrals, Brass at Wheathamstead, Stews of Bankside, the Coventry Cross; etc. Uncommon in wraps. £60.00
TRANSACTIONS OF THE ESSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Edited by M BENTON. Colchester. Vol 23 part 2. 1945. Contains articles on wall paintings in Essex churches, The Probert documents, etc. Illustrated. Original wraps slightly marked. £8.00
Vol 25 part 1. 1955. Centenary volume, with articles on Roman Art at Colchester, The Bourchier Shield in Halstead Church, Wall paintings in Essex churches, etc. Illustrated. Original wraps slightly marked. Some pages unopened. £8.00
4 guides relating to ESSEX in original wraps.
12 pp colour brochure describing house & gardens of BLAKE HALL , near Ongar, Essex. Introduced by G R Capel Cure.
STUART ESSEX. 1974. Essex County Council historical, 22pp, booklet.
Guide to GREENSTED CHURCH –leaflet.
A Pictorial Review of OLD BUCKHURST HILL & CHIGWELL. £10.00
A SMALL COLLECTION OF BOOKLETS & LEAFLETS
dealing with “Aspects of the local history of Wanstead & Woodford now in the London Borough of REDBRIDGE ” comprising :-
A Pictorial Review of Old Woodford 1900-1930;
ILFORD OLD & NEW. Pictures 1890-1987. Introduced by Joyce PIGGOTT. 1987. Original stiff wraps.
THE PARISH OF WANSTEAD: 1851 Census Index Series- Wanstead & Woodford;
notes on WANSTEAD HOUSE by J E TUFFS ; 1983.
ORPHANS OF COMMERCE by D F KEELING.
GEORGE LANE TRAIL - South Woodford;
CHURCH END TRAIL - South Woodford;
WOODFORD GREEN TRAIL;
Redbridge Past & Present-Ilford 1900-1986.
WANSTEAD IN PICTURES at the Passmore Edwards Museum by George COLLINS,1990;
Redbridge-Aspects of local History 1984 by E R Gamester.
A PICTORIAL REVIEW OF OLD WANSTEAD compiled by R FOWKES & P LAWRENCE. 1986.
WANSTEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY JOURNAL. nos 7 -April 1988 & 26-Sept 1994
LONDON BOROUGH of REDBRIDGE SILVER JUBILEE. The Queen's Silver Jubilee Souvenir Programme. Contains a short history of The London Borough of Redbridge , programme of both local & London events associated with Jubilee. Illustrated.
16 items in original wraps all in very good condition. £30.00
POETRY ONE & POETRY TWO. 1955-1973. Ed. Alex SMITH & Tully POTTER.
The poetry in this magazine was written by the members of a Workshop Group formerly Havering (Essex) Poetry Group. Contributors include Editors, D Abse, G Holloway, D Jaffin, L Kendall, E A Markham, L Kramer, C Nixon, N Toczek, A Bertolla, C Thomson, E Cardy, J Nangle, I Trilling, V Scannell, N Hidden, D Tribe, A Nortje, A West, P Worley, etc.
6 issues in original wraps - -probably all published with this title & with these Editors.
Included are 3 books of poetry by L Kendall, D Fiedland & T Potter. 9 items in very good condition. £50.00
4 guides relating to ESSEX. Original wraps.
12 pp colour brochure describing the house & gardens of BLAKE HALL , near Ongar in Essex.
STUART ESSEX .1974. Essex County Council historical, 22pp, booklet.
Guide to GREENSTED CHURCH –leaflet.
A Pictorial Review of OLD BUCKHURST HILL & CHIGWELL. £8.00
BEYOND THE FOREST. 1993. The Five Parishes.
27pp booklet on the subject of The Countess of Warwick and some of her Coterie. Includes numerous references to visits by such as H G Wells and Ellen Terry, as well as reproductions of drawings by Wells. Original wraps. £5.00
THE PARISH CHURCH OF LITTLE EASTON. 1995.
22p illustrated booklet together with a 4pp illustrated leaflet on THE AMERICAN MEMORIAL CHAPEL at Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex. £5.00
Or The Collection £700.00. All subject unsold. Postage at cost.