An Historical And Descriptive Account Of St. Edmund’s Bury, In The County Of Suffolk:.

GILLINGWATER, EDMUND..

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.

£75.00

Publisher

Printed by and for J. Rackham, Angel Hill: Sold by Crosby and Co. London; Loder, Woodbridge.,

Place

Saint Edmund's Bury

Date

1804

Synopsis

Comprising an ample detail of the origin, dissolution, and venerable remains of the abbey, and other places of antiquity in that ancient town.

Item Description

12mo, in fours. 4 x 6.5 inches. [viii} + 311 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 4 engraved plates, including frontispiece.

Notes

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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