An Historical And Descriptive Account Of St. Edmund’s Bury, In The County Of Suffolk:.
Bound in twentieth century half maroon morocco, gilt, over marbled boards; spine with contrasting morocco title label, gilt. All edges marbled. A little spotting of first few pages but otherwise a very good copy.
Printed by and for J. Rackham, Angel Hill: Sold by Crosby and Co. London; Loder, Woodbridge.,
Saint Edmund's Bury
Comprising an ample detail of the origin, dissolution, and venerable remains of the abbey, and other places of antiquity in that ancient town.
12mo, in fours. 4 x 6.5 inches. [viii} + 311 pp.
Illustrated by 4 engraved plates, including frontispiece.
A useful, locally published, historical and topographical account of Bury St Edmunds an its Abbey. At the end is a Catalogue of Plants found in the vicinity. Edmund Gillingwater (c.1736-1813) was a native of Lowestoft who worked as a bookseller and stationer and as an overseer of the poor. He also published a history of Lowestoft in 1790 and an essay on parish work-houses (1786).
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