PART II - Special Offer from our Publications & Distribution List
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645 BADLEY. DURRANT Mike. A History and Genealogy of Badley Suffolk. Suffolk Family History Society, 2005. FIRST EDITION, A4 format; pp.362; profusely illustrated with colour & half-tone plates, line illustrations & facsimiles; new in pictorial laminated boards. An impressive assemblage of documentation and research. Published at  £25, we have a small stock at reduced price.  £12

646 COPSEY, Tony. Ipswich Book Trades. A Biographical Dictionary of persons connected with the book & periodical trades in Ipswich. Claude Cox, Ipswich, 2011 FIRST EDITION limited to 100 copies (80 for sale), pp.344; illustrations & facsimiles throughout, some in colour; new in pictorial dust-wrapper. A wonderfully detailed survey of booksellers, binders, engravers, music sellers, librarians, papermakers, printers, publishers & stationers at Ipswich from the 16th century to 1900. The companion volume on Suffolk Book Trades (excluding Ipswich) is also now available.  £28

647 COPSEY, Tony. Suffolk Book Trades. A Biographical Dictionary. Booksellers, Bookbinders, Engravers, Librarians, Music Sellers, Newsagents, Papermakers, Printers, Publishers & Stationers in Suffolk to 1900. Claude Cox, Ipswich, 2012 FIRST EDITION limited to 116 copies (100 for sale), pp.467; illustrations & facsimiles in line & half-tone throughout; new in pictorial dust-wrapper. The companion volume to his Ipswich Book Trades, which completes Tony Copsey's exemplary historical survey of the book trades in Suffolk from the beginning to 1900.  £28

648 COPSEY, Tony. Suffolk Writers from the beginning until 1800. A Catalogue of Suffolk Authors with some account of their lives and a list of their writings. [Claude Cox Books for the Author], Ipswich, 2000. FIRST EDITION limited to 150 copies; pp.558; new in gilt-lettered boards. A remarkably researched sequel to Tony Copsey's study of Suffolk Imprints; full of good things & eminently readable, barely 10% of the authors featured may be found in the Dictionary of National Biography. We are sole distributors of this important reference.  £28

649 COPSEY, Tony. Suffolk Writers who were born between 1800-1900. A Catalogue of Suffolk Authors with some account of their lives and lists of their writings. [Claude Cox Books for the Author], Ipswich, 2002. FIRST EDITION, 200 copies printed; pp.416; new in gilt-lettered boards & pictorial dust-wrapper. The second volume of Tony Copsey's Suffolk Dictionary includes nearly 1000 biographies. An essential reference for all interested in Suffolk history & literature. We are sole distributors of this work.  £28

650 PRETYMAN FAMILY. PRETYMAN, William. Pretyman of Bacton, Suffolk. Notes on their history under five Edwards. 1905. William Pollard & Co., Printers, Exeter. [Now reprinted in facsimile... Claude Cox, Ipswich, 2007] EDITION LIMITED to 225 numbered copies (200 for sale); 4to., pp.(2)xviii,40; armorial in line & four facsimile plates: Charter, 1393; Rent Roll of 1566; Commissioners appointed by Act of Parlt., 1660; various Pretyman signatures, 1567-1803. William Pretyman contributes an 18pp. introductory essay, followed by 40pp. of pedigrees, royal descents, transcriptions of Wills, Inquisitions, Chancery Proceedings, &c.; new in gilt-lettered boards (in style of original binding) and acetate wrapper. A useful reprint of copy no. 12 (kindly loaned by the present owner, a descendant of William Pretyman) of this extremely scarce family history of which only 12 copies were originally printed for private circulation. Copac locates British Library copy only; not known by Steward.  £24

651 STOWMARKET. COWLING, Sue & WILLIAMS, Steve. Serving you through the years. A history of many of the business families that have served Stowmarket for generations. [In two volumes] Suffolk Family History Society, 1998 / 2004 FIRST EDITION, 2vol., pp.viii,263; vi,199; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; new in laminated pictorial boards. Reduced from  £24.  £10

652 THORNHAM. FAIRCLOUGH, John & HARDY, Mike. Thornham and the Waveney Valley. An historic landscape explored. Heritage Publications, 2004. FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,227; 24 colour plates and numerous illustrations & maps in line and half-tone; a fascinating in-depth study based on fieldwork & documentary research; new in pictorial laminated card covers. Published at  £20, we are able to offer the remaining copies at less than half price.  £8