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BOOKS RELATING TO
THE COUNTY OF ESSEX.

 
     
   

All in very good condition unless otherwise described.

EDWARDIAN ESSEX IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 1909. W T Pike & Co.
A Historical survey of the county, Essex homes & Essex foxhounds by T GILBEY,
with Contemporary Biographies edited by W T PIKE.
Original embossed boards in protective glassine, rubbed & the corners bumped.
Front hinge cracked to the point of the front board becoming almost detached (repairable) but the contents are very good indeed. Illustrated. 336pp. £350.00

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

ADDISON, William.
EPPING FOREST. Its Literary and Historical Associations. 1946. Dent. 2nd imp.
Illustrated. £8.00
ESSEX HEYDAY. 1949. Dent. Dw. Social life in Seventeenth Century Essex with 35 collogravure illustrations & map end papers. £12.00
ESSEX WORTHIES. A Biographical Companion to the County. 1973. Philimore. Illustrated. Very good indeed in like, illustrated, dust jacket. £12.00

ALLEN, D H. ESSEX QUARTER SESSIONS ORDER BOOK 1652-1661. 1974.
Essex County Council. Dw slightly marked, spine sunned.
236pp with 5 plate illustrations being facsimile copies of various documents. £12.00

ARMAN, Mark. A SHORT HISTORY OF THAXTED CHURCH. 1982. &
Two booklets by Jack PUTTERILL.:- 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 & CONRAD NOEL. 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. 6 items. £15.00

BARRETT, C R B. ESSEX: HIGHWAYS, BYWAYS AND WATERWAYS. 1892/3. Lawrence & Bullen. Illustrated. Two volumes uniformly bound in brown boards, gilt lettering & heraldic embossments. Name on both front end papers. 227+232pp. £60.00

BAX, Clifford. HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN ESSEX. 1939. Macmillan. A very good copy iIlustrated by F L Griggs & S R Badmin. Map end papers. Blue boards, gilt. 359pp. £10.00

BENHAM, Charles. ESSEX BALLADS. 1960. Benham Newspapers.
A Collection of 13 examples of dialect poetry, first published in 1895, richly illustrated by Andrew Dodds. Near fine in original stiff wraps. £5.00

GRIMES, R. THE COMPLETE BRASS-RUBBING GUIDE TO FIGURE BRASSES IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX . 1972. Duplicated list. 50pp. £5.00

BRIMBLE, J A. LONDON'S EPPING FOREST. 1957. Privately Printed. Illustrated.
A very good copy in a price clipped, chipped & frayed dust jacket. 176pp. £20.00

A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF ESSEX by
J BRITTON & E W BRAYLEY. 1810. Sherwood, Neely & Jones.
An account of Essex's towns, catles, churches & scenery, together with residences
of the nobilty & gentry with 'biographical notices of eminent and 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. Front hinge cracked. Half calf, marbled boards with bumps & chips commensurate with their age. Light foxing throughout but generally this represents a better than good copy of a now scarce publication.252pp. £350.00

BRITTON, A J. SOME CHINGFORD FIELD NAMES. 1970. Chingford Historical Society.
An explanation of field names gathered from a Tithe Map of the area from 1838.
47 pp booklet in original plain wraps. £6.00

BROWN, A F J.
ESSEX AT WORK 1700-1815. 1969. Essex County Council.
Subjects covered include the expansion of agriculture: the decline of the cloth trade;
economic development of the six towns: handicrafts. small industries, transport,
retail trade, population & living standards of the poor, economic influences on Essex Society; etc. A very good copy with map on rear end paper. 183 pp. £12.00
ESSEX PEOPLE 1750-1900. 1972. Essex County Council.
A study of 14 representative Essex folk compiled from their diaries, memoirs and letters, 1750-1900. (John Crosier-the Maldon Miller, Rev William Cooper, Curate of Thaxted; John Hanson-Gentleman; Mary Bebow- Gentle woman; Isaac Boggis, Colchester Haymaker; Willima Wire, Watchmaker & Postman; etc.)
A very copy with map end papers in a price clipped dw. £12.00

DAVIE, Donald. ESSEX POEMS 1963-1967. 1969. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Drawings by Michael Foreman.
Sunned spine of original wraps sunned but overall an excellent copy. £8.00

EMMISON, F G. GUIDE TO THE ESSEX RECORD OFFICE. Essex County Council. 1969. Bright yellow boards, spine slightly sunned otherwise in good condition. £12.00

EVANS, Paul. O.I.N.G . No.4 of the Human Handkerchief. 1975. Wivenhoe Park. Essex.
An adventure story written to accompany 13 drawings by Peter Bailey.
Edition limited to 200 copies. Original wraps in very good condition. £12.00

LAVER, Henry. THE MAMMALS, REPTILES AND FISHES OF ESSEX. 1898.
Simpkin Marshall. Red cloth with decorated end papers which are slightly foxed.
Spine sunned. Name stamped on rear of front end paper.
138pp with 8 full page and 2 half-page illustrations. Uncommon. £40.00

LEWER & WALL, H William & J Charles. THE CHURCH CHESTS OF ESSEX. 1913. Talbot & Co. Red cloth,gilt. Spine sunned. Coloured frontispiece & sundry further
b/w illustrations throughout. Contents very good. Scarce. £125.00

LEWIS, Frank. ESSEX AND SUGAR. A history of sugar refining in Essex. 1976. Phillimore. Very good in a slightly fading dust wrapper. 132pp. £4.00

LOCKWOOD, Herbert Hope. BARKING 100 YEARS AGO. 1990.
illustrated.booklet in very good condition. 54pp. £5.00

MEE, Arthur. ARTHUR MEE'S ESSEX. 1991. King's England Press.
Illustrated with 153 plates. An excellent copy in like dust jacket. First thus. £15.00

MORANT, Philip. COLCHESTER. 1748. W Bowyer. The History and Antiquities of Colchester in Three Books bound as one with appendix of records & original papers. Illustrated & with several fold-out maps. Original, or at least ancient, full leather binding, tooled with 6 raised bands to spine. Marbled end papers. Front hinge cracked. Inscription dated 1800 on rear of front end paper. Partial excision to top right of tape-repaired preliminary. Some rubbing of edges commensurate with age, but none-the-less a very good copy of an extremely scarce publication. Folio. £550.00

MORDEN, Robert. ESSEX FROM CAMDEN'S BRITANNIA. In the front is a folded map entitled "ESSEX by Robt Morden. Then follows 70 pages, 649-751, detailing the extent of the county of Essex, a brief history of Essex & the various places therein: the position of Monasteries & Abbeys (before dissolution), the various Manors, Churches, Castles & such other places. At the end of this section comes"Baronets of this County" the last being dated 1715 followed by "Gentlemen of Eminece born in or inhabiting this County" ; followed by sections devoted to"Natural History" 1pp; "Ecclesistical History" 10pp; " The Eminent Divines and Writers born or living in this County"; "The Charity Schools errected in this Country"; and finally 15pp detailing the many livings together with the names of the present incumbents, their patrons and Seats. The whole bound in brown buckram in very good condition, consisting of 102 pages which are foxed. Believed likely to have been rebound having been excised from the 1772 impression of Camden's Britannia. £200.00

CONRAD NOEL, PROPHET AND PRIEST 1869-1942. 1987.
Third impression of the transcript of a talk first broadcast by the BBC in 1962 in
the series 'Men of Vision'. 6pp in original wraps with photo port frontis. £6.00

NORDEN, John. SPECULI BRITANNIE PARS. 1840. Camden Society.
An Historical & Chronological Description of the County of Essex by J NORDEN.
1594 . Edited from the original 1594 manuscript by Sir Henry Ellis.
NORDEN'S DESCRIPTION OF ESSEX. Green embossed boards. Fold-out map intact. 42pp plus 35pp report of The Camden Society for 1840.
Name on front end paper. A very good copy. £40.00

OGBORNE, Elizabeth. THE HISTORY OF ESSEX. 1814. R H Kelham.
IIllustrated with 39 b&w plates. Bookplate of Willaim Tooke on front paste-down. Embossed boards worn. Spine torn & lacking one section. Front hinge cracked. Contents very good. 280pp, £120.00

ENGLISH ROADS AT A GLANCE for Motorists, Cyclists, Golfers.
50 miles around London. nd. Issued by George PHILIP & Son Ltd in 12 sections this being No.9 - Eastern District (Ilford, Romford, Cambridge, Saxaundham. Sheoburgness,
Harwich with maps of South London (& Golf Courses) Berks, Hants, Surrey, Kent, Sussex, etc. Original wraps a little frayed on the spine otherwise very good. £5.00

ESSEX IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Contemporary Biographies. W T Pike & Co. 1909. Historical survey of the county, Essex homes and Essex foxhounds by T Gilbey, together with Contemporary Biographies edited by W T Pike.
Original embossed boards in protective glassine. The boards are rubbed & the corners bumped. The front cover is loose but the contents are very good indeed. 336pp. Illustrated. A very scarce publication. £350.00

EPPING FOREST THEN AND NOW. 1986. Battle of Britain Prints Int. Dw. Illustrated.
An Anthology compiled by W G RAMSEY & R L FOWKES . Large 4to. £30.00

REANEY, P H. THE PLACE-NAMES OF ESSEX. 1935. C U P.
Volume 12 of The English Pace-Name Society.
Price clipped dw in protective glassine cover. 698pp. Uncommon. £50.00

REDBRIDGE. 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;
A Pictorial Review of Old Wanstead by R Fowkes & P Lawrence.1986.
Ilford Old & New;
The Parish of Wanstead:
1851 Census Index Series-Wanstead & Woodford; Wanstead House by J E TUFFS;
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.
Joseph Wilton Memorial-St Mary's Churchyard, Wanstead;
Harts House by Sharon EANES.
Redbridge Past & Present-Ilford 1900-1986.
Wanstead in Pictures at the Passmore Edwards Museum by George COLLINS. 1990.
Redbridge-Aspects of local History. 1984.
Forest School 1834-1984. Ed Gerald WRIGHT. 1984. Dw.
A profusely illustrated history celebrating 150 years of the School. As new.

Wanstead Historical Society Journal. nos 7 -April 1988 & 26-Sept 1994.
London Brough of Redbridge - Silver Jubilee. -24pp The Queen's Silver Jubilee Souvenir Programme. Contains:- a short histoty of The London Borough of Redbridge; programme of both local & London events associated with Jubilee. Illustrated.
18 items in original wraps all in very good condition. £55.00

4 GUIDES RELATING TO ESSEX. 12 pp colour brochure in original wraps, describing the house & gardens of BLAKE HALL near Ongar in Essex. nd.
STUART ESSEX. 1974. Essex County Council historical, 22pp, booklet.
Guide to GREENSTED CHURCH – leaflet.
A Pictorial Review of OLD BUCKHURST HILL & CHIGWELL. £10.00

REEDY, W Curran. RETURN TO ARCADY. 1947. Fortune Press.
Book includes many Essex poems. Some pages uncut. A very good copy. £6.00

SCANNELL, Dorothy. MOTHER KNEW BEST- AN EAST END CHILDHOOD. 1974. Macmillan. Dw 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 28/2/08 together with a notelet illustrated with the Guildhall and Church at Thaxted dated July 2003 which is addressed to 'Sally' & signed by the author. £25.00

SCANNELL, Dorothy. DOLLY'S WAR. 1975. Macmillan. A humorous account of life in wartime Britain. Dw. Presentation inscription from the author on front end paper. Slight edge foxing not affecting text. 175pp. £20.00

SEARLE, Arthur. STUART ESSEX. nd. 22pp booklet in original wraps. £1.00

SPURRIER, Felice. 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 & Ellen Terry,
as well as reproductions of drawings by Wells. Original wraps.. £4.00

STEER, Francis W. THE HISTORY OF THE DUNMOW FLITCH CEREMONY. 1951. Essex Record Office Publications No.13. Introduced by J W R Scott. Illustrated in black & white with 1 coloured plate. A 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:- in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. 151pp, . £165.00

VALENCE HOUSE. Barking & Dagenham. 6pp illustrated leaflet giving details of
Valence House, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham. £1.00

IN PRAISE OF ESSEX . Ed. Ronalde BLYTHE. 1988. Alastair Press.
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, A Trollope, E Thomas, G Borrow, A Bennett, H G Wells, etc.)
An attractive production complete with an excellent dust wrapper. £8.00

FAIRLOP FAIR AND FAIRLOP OAK. 1982. Kylin Memorablia.
8 booklets and illustrations on Fairlop in original wallet container.
Wallet is slightly discoloured but contents are in very good condition. £22.50

THE HANDWRITING OF ROBERT DEVEREUX 2nd EARL OF ESSEX.
From The Book Collector vol.37/3. Autumn 1988.
Original wraps in very good condition.
Complimentary slip from the Editor Roy DAVIDS, laid in. £6.00

THE ESSEX REVIEW. A quarterly journal for the County. Ed E A FITCH. T Fisher Unwin.
Vol.3-8. 1894/99. 24 numbers between Jan 1894-Oct 1899. 6 volumes 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

TRANSACTIONS OF THE ESSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Colchester. Ed M BENTON.
Vol 23 Part 2. 1945. Articles on wall paintings in Essex churches, The Probert documents, etc. Illustrated. Original wraps slightly marked. £8.00
Vol 25/1. 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. Circular stain on front end paper. £8.00

All subject unsold.
Postage at cost.

The Collection £700.00.

 
     

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