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Lot 69

Suffolk.- Gage (John) The History and Antiquities of Suffolk. Thingoe Hundred, pres. copy from the author to Dawson Turner with A.L.s., cotn. russia, 1838 & others on Suffolk/Norfolk (8)

 

Hammer Price: £220

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Gage (John) The History and Antiquities of Suffolk. Thingoe Hundred, presentation copy from the author to Dawson Turner with accompanying A.L.s. tipped in at beginning "...I have no small pleasure in sending you a copy of my Suffolk volume, which owes its birth very much to you, and I hope you will be a good father to it...", engraved maps and plates, some hand-coloured, Huth copy with small gilt-stamped book-label, contemporary russia, gilt, joints and edges worn, 1838 § Suckling (Rev. Alfred) The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk, 2 vol., one of 50 large paper copies, plates and illustrations, some hand-coloured engravings, some tinted lithographs, light foxing, contemporary half calf, gilt, rebacked, 1846 § Grigor (James) The Eastern Arboretum, or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c. in the County of Norfolk, 50 etched plates of trees, some double-page or folding, light damp-staining, mostly to endpapers, contemporary half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, a little rubbed and stained, 1841 § Kirby (John) The Suffolk Traveller, engraved folding map and additional vignette title, original boards, uncut, spine worn and faded, Woodbridge, [c.1819], some foxing, all rubbed; and 3 others on Norfolk/Suffolk, v.s. (8)

⁂ Dawson Turner (1775-1858), botanist and antiquary of Great Yarmouth, author of several topographical works, and compiler of a large library of books, letters and manuscripts.

Full Lot Details

Gage (John) The History and Antiquities of Suffolk. Thingoe Hundred, presentation copy from the author to Dawson Turner with accompanying A.L.s. tipped in at beginning "...I have no small pleasure in sending you a copy of my Suffolk volume, which owes its birth very much to you, and I hope you will be a good father to it...", engraved maps and plates, some hand-coloured, Huth copy with small gilt-stamped book-label, contemporary russia, gilt, joints and edges worn, 1838 § Suckling (Rev. Alfred) The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk, 2 vol., one of 50 large paper copies, plates and illustrations, some hand-coloured engravings, some tinted lithographs, light foxing, contemporary half calf, gilt, rebacked, 1846 § Grigor (James) The Eastern Arboretum, or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c. in the County of Norfolk, 50 etched plates of trees, some double-page or folding, light damp-staining, mostly to endpapers, contemporary half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, a little rubbed and stained, 1841 § Kirby (John) The Suffolk Traveller, engraved folding map and additional vignette title, original boards, uncut, spine worn and faded, Woodbridge, [c.1819], some foxing, all rubbed; and 3 others on Norfolk/Suffolk, v.s. (8)

⁂ Dawson Turner (1775-1858), botanist and antiquary of Great Yarmouth, author of several topographical works, and compiler of a large library of books, letters and manuscripts.

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