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Auction: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
was auctioned on: 23 November 2016
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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)

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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.

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Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Date of the auction: 23 Nov 2016
Address: Forum Auctions
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