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  1. Beccles PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Freehold Cottages and Buildings, Shoemaker's Shop, in Long's Yard, Ravens Meer, Beccles, for sale by auction... 31st October, 1876. 3p., small folio. 1876. £10.00

  2. Beccles PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Freehold Messuage and one Acre of Garden Ground in Blyburgate Street... for Sale by Auction... 19th June, 1854. 3pp., folio, folded. 1854. £12.00

  3. Beccles, Long Stratton ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 1" to 1 mile. Quarter sheet, trimmed to neatline. Linen backed and folding into small 8vo green cloth enpapers. Water features hand-coloured. c1870. £10.00

  4. Binyon family, Ipswich CARTE DE VISITE PHOTOGRAPHS four carte de visite photographs. Mounted in a folding leather case, showing a baby, a child, a young girl, and a young woman. 'Helen Binyon' written in pencil on the latter portrait. Photographs by Vick, of Ipswich, and Edwards, of Hackney, Cade of Ipswich. It would appear that these are all of the same person, although it could be Helen and a daughter with a strong family resemblance. n.d. 1850's - 60's? £20.00

  5. Bungay PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Accommodation Meadows, in the parish of BUNGAY HOLY TRINITY, and of a Going upon STOWE FEN, which will be Sold by Auction by Mr George Durrant, at the Tuns Inn, Bungay, on Thursday, 25th October, 1869. Folio, 3pp, docket title, folded, manuscript agreement on verso re. sale. 1866. £15.00

  6. Bungay PREREMPTORY SALE at the Tuns Inn... October 25, 1866... Accommodation Meadows situate in Bungay Trinity abutting upon the road leading from the 'Watch House to Wainford Mills.... A Going or right of pasturing 2 head of Stock upon Stow Fen...' Poster, size 19" x 12", folds. 1866. £20.00

  7. Burgh ABSTRACT OF TITLE to 2 cottages and several pieces of land at Burgh. 18p., folio, folded with docket title. Traces title back to 1808, when it was part of the Manor of King's Hall, detailing the various Courts Baron. 1869. £14.00

  8. Burston PLAN, PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of a Small, Compact Freehold Estate... for Sale by Auction... 29th May, 1863. 3pp., folio, folded, very small plan above title. 1863. £12.00

  9. Chassereau (Peter) A PLAN OF THE LAND SITUATED IN THE PARISHES OF STOKE, Sproughton, Washbrook and Belsteed near Ipswich in the County of Suffolk pursuant to the Will of Sr. John Fenner Knt. bearing date the 15th day of November 1633 for the Uses therein Mentioned and Bequeathed to the Ten Parishes following viz. Sepulchres, Giles Cripplegate.... Surveyed in the year 1745 by Order of the several Gentlemen appointed by the respective Parishes for that Purpose, and in the presence of Thomas Quarrill Esq., William Pyrke... by Peter Chassereau, Architect and Surveyor. J. Mynde sculpt. Printed plan size 17" x 22", hand coloured. Scale bar in monumental cartouche, (scale approx. 20 chain = 3 inches), large scroll top left with title a above, bottom left is another scroll with 'References' listing 18 plots such as 'Hop Yard', 'Horse Brass Meadow' etc., with acreages, and total. Bottom right is a seated classical figure with trees and an urn, accompanied by two cherubs, handing bibles to small children. Fields coloured according to cultivation, small trees etc. for wooded areas, small bushes for hedgerows. Paper watermarked 'Whatman 1808'. £260.00
    Sir John Fenner's will of 1633 required his executors to purchase lands, the rent to be laid out every Easter in buying bibles for the poor in ten parishes in London.


  10. Cowell Ltd., Pub. STREET MAP OF IPSWICH Colour printed map Size 14" x 20", plus Index to Streets and Public Buildings at bottom. Folding into sm. 8vo printed boards, title faded, spine rubbed. Impressed ownership stamp at top. Published by W.S. Cowell Ltd., Butter Market, Ipswich. c1907. £24.00
    With streets with tramlines printed in pink.


  11. Ellingham and Geldeston POSTER advertising sale of Cottage Properties at the White Lion Inn, Beccles, 10th November, 1865. Size 20" x 13", folds. Small tear at top margin. Crisp and Moore, Steam Printing Works, Beccles. 1865. £20.00
    With details of the three lots, including acreage, tenant, land tax etc. The purchase of the cottages also conferred 'Votes for East Norfolk'.


  12. Ellingham, Geldeston POSTER advertising auction sale of Cottage Properties.... 10th November, 1865. Poster, size 18" x 12", folds. 1865. £17.00

  13. Felixstowe ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Scale 6" to 1 mile. Composite map made of 3 quarter sheets, Sheet LXXVI S.E and the two sheets to the south, size 36" x 18", plus margins, contours in red. Titled in red ink 'In Parliament. Session 1930-1. Felixstowe and District Water', and marked in red with the pipe line from just north of Newbourn to just south of Trimley, pumping stations etc. marked. Edition of 1928. £22.00

  14. Grange Estate, Beccles PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of an extremely valuable building site laid out with broad roads.... divided into commodious and pleasant sites for the erection of business and private houses.... which Messrs. Flick.... will sell by Auction in a marquee on the ground.... 16th June 1892. 10pp., folio, with very large coloured folding plan and key plan inside front wrap. It has been folded vertically and the front cover is browned at the edges, with some loss of paper in the front wrap down the vertical crease, with some chips at spine. 1892. £26.00
    There are 105 Lots.


  15. Hacheston PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Convenient and Desirable Cottage Property in Hacheston, To be Sold by Auction... 9th February, 1855. 3pp., small folio. Folded with docket title, sent through the post with four green circular postmarks, penny red stamp. 1855. £22.00
    Names occupiers.


  16. Henstead Estate, Wrentham PARTICULARS of the Henstead Estate, and Henstead Hall Mansion, Manors of Henstead, and Henstead per Pounds and Poynings.... Sundry Contiguous Farms, Forming together one of the most desirable and complete Estates in the County; The Property of Charles Barclay, Esq. M.P... which will be Sold by Auction.... 20th June, 1828.... 5pp., sm. folio, plus docket title, folded... together with... BILL of C. Carter, Bricklayer, Plasterer and Slater, Hulver, to Col. Bagot Chester, Henstead Hall, for work done at the Hall, 1876. 9p., folio, sewn, printed headings. 2 items. 1828. £48.00
    Contains a brief description of the Mansion, with sizes of different rooms, 'a Vinery 40 feet by 14 feet', gamekeeper's cottage and school, etc., and a few lines on each of the farms, with tenant, acreage, details of leases etc.


  17. Ilketshall POSTER advertising sale by Auction, 14th March, 1859 at the King's head Inn, Beccles, of Three Brick Built and Tiles Cottages at St. Andrews, Ilkethsall, situate at St. Andrew's North Green. Size 15" x 10", some off-setting. 1859. £18.00

  18. Ipswich BILL of a Mr. Miller, Ipswich, for mourning items, made out to Mr. Venn. 9 items listed on plain 4to sheet, lists the names of who are to have the various gloves, scarves etc. (including 12 ladies who had silk gloves). Signed as settled. Some small repaired tears at bottom edge. August 1811. £10.00

  19. Ipswich BILL of S.H. Cowell, Lithographic, Anastatic & General Steam Printer. Oblong 4to, printed heading with vignette view of works. made out for memorial cards... together with... Bill of Harrison and Son, Cabinet Makers, Upholsterers. Folio, made out for numerous items relating to coffin and funeral... together small bill for A. Baumont, Coal & Coke Merchant, and E. Warman, Bookseller and Stationer. 4 items. 1890. £18.00

  20. Ipswich PARTICULARS and Conditions of Sale of Freehold Premises, Situate in Queen-Street, Ipswich, To Be Sold By Auction... at the Falcon Inn, Ipswich... Feb. 12, 1835. 3pp., small folio, printed in a variety of attractive type-faces. 1835. £24.00
    The house was a 'Freehold Dwelling-House, with Shew Shop, Work Shops, Yard, and Saw-pit... now let to Mr. Chilver, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer..'


  21. Ipswich PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Freehold Property near the Catholic Chapel on the Woodbridge Road... to be Sold by Auction... at the Coach and Horses Inn... Sept. 14th, 1842. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title. 1842. £22.00

  22. Ipswich PROBATE of the will of Mary Sims Brightwen, late of Ipswich. Vellum sheet, manuscript, with certificate of administration attached, large papered seal. Stamps of various railway companies on verso. 1882. £8.00

  23. Ipswich, Lowestoft ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 25. Size 19" x 28", plus margins, scale half an inch to 1 mile, printed black and blue, rivers and sea in blue. 'Record Map' stamp in margin. Published 1913. Corrections in 1933. £12.00

  24. Jansson (J) SUFFOLCIA Vernacula Suffolke. Decorative hand-coloured copper engraved map, size 16" x 20", plus wide margins. Pasted at edges to thin paper. Latin text on verso. Elaborate title cartouche with boar and deer, cherubs, and nine coats of arms, scale bar with waterfowl, rabbit, compass rose with rhumb lines, two sailing ships. 'Joannes Janssonius Excudit' bottom centre. Central fold, with some browning down fold from hinge on verso. Paper uniformly slightly darkened, possibly where map once framed and left in the sunlight, altough hand-colouring is bright and unfaded. Traces of a light crease running diagonally across left bottom corner. c1650. £80.00
    Cheap copy of a very attractive map. Registration No. on verso.


  25. Lowestoft PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Fifty-six Eligible Freehold Building Plots forming part of the Alexandra Estate.... which will be Sold by Auction..... 21st October, 1874. 6pp., folio, folded with docket title, large coloured folding plan. Edges dusty at folds on outside leaf. 1874. £26.00


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  26. River Lark AN ACT for amending and rendering more effectual, an Act.... for making the River Lark, alias Burn, navigable. 22pp, disbound, six pages spotty. 1817. £10.00

  27. Rushmere PARTICULARS, WITH PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Valuable Occupation Farm known as the Beech Tree Farm.... 5pp., 4to, folding coloured plan, vertical crease. 1919. £16.00

  28. Stoke Ash CONVEYANCE of a freehold messuage, windmill and Steam Mill in Stoke Ash, Lydia Weavers and others to Ephraim Catchpole. Large vellum sheet, signed by four parties with wax seals. 1876. £24.00

  29. Stowmarket, Lavenham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet L S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Small blue 'Record Map' stamp in margin. Railways inserted to 1866. O.S. blindstamp 1892. £20.00

  30. Thwaite PROBATE of the Will of David Camell of Thwaite, yeoman. Leaves his messuage and windmill with 'going goors implements and other appurtenances' to his wife Elizabeth. Vellum, size 15" x 30", with certificate granting administration to his wife, and another, size 13" x 20", granting administration to their son, after the death of Elizabeth. Two large papered seals of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury. 1832. £20.00
    Refers to his messuage and windmill in Stoke Ash.


  31. Ufford OBLIGATION BOND Thomas Underwood of Ufford, Baker, and Andrew Blaike of Whitton, Farmer, to Elizabeth Bird of Ipswich, Widow, for £600. 1p., small folio, printed with manuscript inserts. Signed by Underwood and Blake, and witnesses, two wax seals. Memorandum on verso referring to an indenture. Blank conjoint leaf. 1775. £22.00

  32. Ufford OBLIGATION BOND of Thomas Underwood of Ufford, Baker, and Andrew Blake of Whiton, Farmer to Nathaniel Whimper, Gentleman, for £600. 1p., sm folio, printed with ms. inserts, two small wax seals with busts. With a memorandum on verso signed by Nathaniel Whimper stating the bond relates to a four-part indenture made between those parties and Revd. William Garrood of Belstead. 1774. £22.00

  33. Wrentham POSTER advertising Auction sale at the Spread Eagle Inn of A brick and tile built sash-fronted messuage licensed as a Beer House called the King's Head... also the Blacksmith's Shop adjoining, with the two bricked forges... Three brick and tiled cottages... Size 20" x 14", folds, brownish off-setting of lettering. 1846. £22.00

  34. Yoxford, Peasenhall PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Desirable Farm at Peasenhall, Accommodation Lands at Yoxford... to be sold.... July 12th, 1860. 3p., folio, folded with docket title, folded the wrong way across title, outside dust-stained. 1860. £10.00

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