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Guide to the Contents of the Greenland Fishery Museum (King's Lynn, Norfolk) by Edward Milligen Beloe - Paperback - First Edition - 1912 - from Bookbarrow (SKU: 3863)

Guide to the Contents of the Greenland Fishery Museum (King's Lynn, Norfolk)

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Guide to the Contents of the Greenland Fishery Museum (King's Lynn, Norfolk)

by Edward Milligen Beloe

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privately published, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 1912. First Edition. Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition. The Greenland Fishery was a Public House for some 250 years – probably from 1660’s until the early 1900’s. Originally named 'The Fisherman’s Arms’ or 'The Waterman’s Arms’, by 1796 it had been renamed ‘The Greenland Fishery’ because of the importance of the sailors who worked in the whaling industry which was of major economic importance to the town of Lynn in Norfolk. In 1912 the whole of The Greenland Fishery including the land at the rear and the former public house, ‘The Cottage’ was bought by Edward Milligen Beloe who opened it as The Greenland Fishery Museum with a bakery in the northern side. Ships biscuits were made in the basement and visitors had to enter and exit through the bakery at the front. This is a scarce first edition of the guide to the museum contents published in 1912. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 63 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. no Dust Jacket as published.. Staples rusty, wear to edges of paper covers. illustrated by b/w. drawings & photo's.. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; Kings Lynn; Norfolk; East Anglia; England; 1900-1920; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3863. . This book is very light, and may be shipped for less than the standard book cost quoted at this site..

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Bookseller Inventory #
3863
Title
Guide to the Contents of the Greenland Fishery Museum (King's Lynn, Norfolk)
Author
Edward Milligen Beloe
Format/binding
Softcover (Side-stapled)
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
privately published
Place of Publication
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Date published
1912
Keywords
BZDB227 NOISBN History/Genealogy/ Local History/Norfolk/Kings Lynn/East Anglia History; Kings Lynn; Norfolk; East Anglia; England; 1900-1920; Genealogy & Local History. Guide to the Contents of the Greenland Fishery Museum Kings Lynn Norfolk Edward

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