An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk. To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the Island of Lothingland
Printed for Messrs G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London and sold by W. Stevenson, Norwich, 1790 (date of preface), 1st edition. Half leather binding with marbled boards. Spine is a later replacement and has 5 raised binds, gilt lettering on a red leather patch to compartment two and gilt decoration to other compartments. 10.75ins x 8.75ins, xv, (i), 485pp, 1pp errata, 4pp index. Contents are divided into 10 sections. Sect 1 "Of the Island of Lothingland", sect 2 "Of the origin of Lowestoft", sect 3 "Of the Fisheries of Lowestoft", sect 4 "Of the Contest with Yarmouth", sect 5 "Of the Church", sect 6 "Of the Chapels", sect 7 "of the Vicars", sect 8 "Of the Religious sects", sect 9 "Of Naval and Military affairs" conclusion "Of the present state of the Herring - Fishery". Bookplate to front pastedown. Index pages foxed. Appears to lack a half-title else a VG well preserved copy.
stock no: 50318
Author Gillingwater, Edmund
Binding Half Leather with marbled boards
Publisher G.G.J. & J. Robinson