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Genealogy & heraldry


ANNUAL: Almanach de Gotha. 1998.

London: Almanach de Gotha, 1998. 182nd edition, Volume 1: Part I. Reigning and formerly Reigning Royal Houses of Europe and South America. Part II Mediatized Sovereign Houses of the Holy Roman Empire. Portrait of H. M. King Carlos I. Small 8vo (6 x 4 1/2 inches), 671-pages. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Fine. 

£45.00

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ANNUAL: Almanach de Gotha. 2004.

London: Almanach de Gotha, 1998. 187th edition, Volume 1: Part I. Genealogies of the Sovereign Houses of Europe. Part II Mediatized Sovereign Houses of the Holy Roman Empire. Small 8vo (6 x 4 1/2 inches), Pages 1026:xcii. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Fine. With the visiting card of the Princess Karl Viktor zu Wied loosely inserted. 

£120.00

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ANNUAL: Almanach de Gotha. Annuaire Genealogique Diplomatique et Statistique 1907.

Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1907. Portraits. Small 8vo (6 x 4 inches), 1200-pages. Original red cloth. 1 portrait detached. Personal name stamp on front pastedown. Signature on front free endpaper. Lower inner joint cracked and at one time partly repaired with sellotape, chip out of edge of lower board. 

£25.00

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ANNUAL: Almanach de Gotha. Annuaire Genealogique Diplomatique et Statistique 1935.

Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1938. Portrait of Leopold III. Small 8vo (6 x 4 1/8 inches), 1374-pages. Re-bound in red grained cloth retaining the original upper cover and spine panels. 

£38.00

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ANNUAL: The Royalty, Peerage and Aristocracy of the World (Annuaire de la Noblesse de France) International edition in English, 90st edition.

London: Annuaire de France,1976. Coloured armorial frontispiece, portraits. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 868-pages. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt. Gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Bound upside down in the case. 

£30.00

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BURKE, SIR BERNARD: A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire. New Edition, Harrison, 1883. Facsimile edition.

London: Burke's Peerage, 1962. Plates of armorials. Large 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), 643-pages. Original black cloth with red gilt title lable. Private name stamp on front pastedown & signature on front free endpaper. Very good. 

£300.00

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BURKE, SIR BERNARD: Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin.

London: Harrison (Bookseller to the Queen), 1858. First edition. Large 8vo (10 1/4 x 7 inches). Folding pedigrees. Original maroon cloth gilt neatly rebacked. Edges of boards and corners rubbed through, foxing to prelims. Signature on front free endpaper. Armorial bookplate. A few tears to a few folds of folding pedigrees, one repaired to the verso with sellotape. 

£40.00

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BURKE, JOHN: A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. Fourth edition corrected to M.DCCC.XXXIII.

London: Henry Colburn, 1833. Two volumes. Engraved portrait, armorials within the text. 8vo (8 x 5 3/8 inches), pages: 647 & 729, contemporary half tan calf, spine gilt on bands, burgundy lettering pieces. Crack to half of lower joint of Volume 1, some rubbing to extremities. Portrait foxed, overall internally very good. 

£80.00

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BURKE, SIR BERNARD & ASHWORTH P: A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, the Privy Council, Knightage and Companionage. Seventy-fourth edition.

Item No. 17310

London: Harrison, 1912. Illustrated with numerous armorials. Large thick 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 2714-pages plus advertisements. Original red bevelled cloth gilt, vertical crease to backstrip. Upper inner hinge cracked and front free endpaper detached. Foxing to prelims. Headbands with short splits, name on half-title.

£70.00

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BURKE, JOHN & JOHN BERNARD: A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.

London: Henry Colburn, 1846. First edition. Two volumes tall 8vo (10 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches), 1678-pages. Original red blindstamped ribbed cloth; the backstrip of Volume 1 blocked in gilt, the backstrip of Volume 2 plain and unlettered having been rebacked & recornered. Rubbed edges of boards of Volume 2 worn. Signatures on endpapers. Internally good. 

£185.00

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D'ANGERVILLE, COUNT: Living Descendants of Blood Royal . Volume 4 (in America).

London & Paris, World Nobility and Peerage, 1969. Coloured armorial frontispiece, photographic portraits throughout. Stout 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), 1142-pages. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt, all edges red. Fine. 

£80.00

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D'HAUTERIVE, M. BOREL: Annuaire de la Noblesse de France et d'Europe. 89th edition.

Paris: Le Nobiliare, 1960. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 719-pages. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt. Signature on front free endpaper, bookplate removed from front pastedown, some slight marginal tanning; the binding very bright. 

£25.00

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D'HAUTERIVE, M. BOREL: Annuaire de la Noblesse de France et des Maisons Souveraines de L'Eorope. 94th edition.

Paris: Le Nobiliare, n.d. Portraits. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), 799-pages. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt. 

£30.00

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DODD, CHARLES R: The Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, of Great Britain and Ireland, including the Junior Branches of the Nobility and all the Titled Classes. Second Year.

Item No. 14044

London: Whittaker & Co., 1842. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), 482:(2, advertisements), contemporary full pebble-grain dark green calf, sides ruled in gilt with corner ornaments, spine gilt on raised bands and lettered direct in gilt, all edges gilt. Extremities rubbed, foxing to prelims. Generally very good, strongly and attractively bound. Inscribed at front, "The Lady Caroline Morant 1842".

£60.00

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DOUGLAS, SIR ROBERT (revised by John Philip Wood): The Peerage of Scotlad: containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom; from their origin to the Present Generation.

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1813. 17 engraved plates of armorials. Two volumes folio (14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches), pages 759:xiv & 752:xiii, contemportary full calf gilt, all edges gilt. Joints crudely repaired with tape, lacks lower cover of volume 1. Light creasing to first few leaves, some foxing and light damp-marking to the plates.

Weight 6.660 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£100.00

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FINESTONE, JEFFREY: The Royal Family of Thailand. The Descendants of King Chulalongkorn.

England: White Mouse Editions. Thailand: Phitsanulok Pub. Co. 1989. First edition. Very well illustrated from photographs, folding genealogies. 4to (11 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches), 688-pages. Original dark blue grained cloth lettered in gilt in dust jacket. Some light marginal tanning, large patch of loss of surface to upper panel of the jacket else excellent. Text in English and Thai.

Weight 2.740 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£375.00

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HESILRIGE, ARTHUR G.M. [Editor]: Debrett's Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage. "Library Edition". 1929

London: Dean & Son, 1929. Profusely illustrated with armorials throughout. Large thick 8vo (10 x 6 3/4 inches), 2235-pages plus 28-page list of Royal Warrant holders and 219-pages of largely illustrated advertisements. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Spine very faded and bumped at headband else very good.

£38.00

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HUTCHINSON, H.N: The Living Rulers of Mankind, with four hundred and eighty-five illustrations and three coloured plates.

London: George Allen, 1902. 4to (11 x 9 inches), 397-pages, original decorated cloth; cloth partly "bubbling" on upper cover and a little marked.

Weight 2.090 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£12.00

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KIDD, CHARLES (editor): Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage.

London: Debrett's Peerage / Macmillan, 1995. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 980-pages. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt. Excellent in edge rubbed dust jacket which is torn without loss. 

£30.00

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LODGE, EDMUND: The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire as at present existing. Sixty-fifth edition, Revised & Enlarged.

London: Hurst & Blackett, 1896. Armorials in the text. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 1039-pages plus 28-pages of advertisements. Original crimson cloth blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Spine faded, upper inner joint split, crack at one inner gutter. Later signature on front free enspaper. Bookplate removed from front pastedown.

Weight 2.250 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£30.00

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MacNAUGHTON, ARNOLD (Compiler): The Book of Kings, a Royal Genealogy.

London: Garnstone Press, 1973. Three volumes. 4to (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches) original blue grained cloth blocked in gilt in slipcase; slipcase worn, the volumes themselves excellent and NOT ex-library. The three volumes are: Volume one: The Royal Houses; Volume two: The Families; Volume three: Plates & Indexes. 118-portraits. Pages: 1054:394 plus unpaginated addendum. Size overall 13 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches.

Weight 7.17 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£100.00

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MAIR, ROBERT H. Editor: Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Kinghtage, and Companionage. Illustrated with 1400 armorial bearings. 172nd Year of Publication. Royal Edition, Personally Revised by the Nobility.

London: Dean & Son, 1885. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches), 784-pages plus 80-pages of oartly illustrated advertisements. Original red cloth, all edges gilt, blocked in gold & colours; corners rubbed through, some fading and marking, cloth "bubbling" a little on lower cover, upper inner hinge cracked but holding. Overall good. Bookplate.

Weight 1.770 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£40.00

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MAWDESLEY, FREDERICK LEYLAND: Some Mawdesley Family Notes.

Item No. 17692

Item No. 17692

Item No. 17692

Item No. 17692

Item No. 17692

London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1907. "Private and Confidential", 1 of only 6 copies printed and thus very rare indeed.

Frontispiece, linen-backed map and approx.108 plates (portraits, views, battle scenes etc. mostly with captioned guards). 4to (11 3/2 x 9 1/4 inches, weight 2.5 kg), pages: viii:(1):74:(1). Contemporary half green morocco, spine ruled and gilt lettered direct, top edge gilt, others uncut, bound-in silk bookmark. With, inserted at front, 2 proof leaves signed by Mawdesley. A little rubbed, some foxing to edge of text block, overall very good.

A splendidly produced genealogical work. From "The Apology" dated Fulford Cottage, Nov. 1907: "The book is limited to six copies, in order that it may not be supplied to anyone outside the immediate family, and it is earnestly hoped that it may never be allowed to pass into other hands". Chapters are devoted to: the Parent Stem; Branch; Thomas Mawdesley of Newbrough; Mawdesley & Heskin Halls; the Mawdesley Arms; John Mawdesley's services in the Navy; His Ships; the Leylands; The Robertses; Genealogy showing the Maternal Progenitors; and On the Dundee Broadside.

No copy cited on Copac.

£750.00

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MIGNOT DE BUSSY, ABBE: Origine de la Noblesse Francoise, depuis l'establissement de la Monarchie .....

Item No. 10464

Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1766. Small 8vo, pp.(4):510:(2, Privilege du Roi"). contemporary full mottled calf, spine floral gilt extra with lettering piece. Half inch square patch rubbed through exposing board on upper cover. A very good copy.

£55.00

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MONTGOMERY-MASSINGBERD, HUGH. Editor: Burke's Royal Families of the World.

London: Burke's Peerage, 1977. Two volumes. Volume 1 Europe & Latin America. Volume 2 Africa & the Middle East. Portraits. 2 volumes 8vo (10 x 7 1/4 inches), pages: 594 & 320, original red cloth armorially blocked in gilt; fine in very good dust jackets, vol. 2 having fading to the spine.

Weight 2.310 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£120.00

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M.W. (W. MORTON ?): The Stem of Morton. A Collection of Genealogical Notes, respecting the Family of Morton chiefly seated in the Wapentake of Strafford-cum-Tickhill, South Yorkshire, and near its confines. Compiled by W.M.

Item No. 13061

London: Privately Printed by J. Tamblyn, 1895. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 311-pages. Original blue cloth. Binding damp-mottled, foxing to prelims. Generally sound. Rare.

£55.00

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PAGET, GERALD: The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.

Edinburgh & London: Charles Skilton, 1977. First edition. Coloured portrait frontispiece. 2 volumes 4to (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches), pages 379 & 548. Original blue cloth gilt. Lower fore-corner of Volume 1 bumped, a little light marking to the binding but overall very good.

Weight 5.190 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£225.00

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PINE, L.G. Editor: Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, & Knightage. Hundredth Edition.

London: Burke's Peerage, 1953. Armorials within the text. Large 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 inches), pages: cccxxii:2624. Original red cloth. Binding faded, corners rubbed through; overall very sound.

Weight 3.36 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£55.00

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PINE, L.G: The New Extinct Peerage, 1884-1971 containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant & Suspended Peerages with Genealogies & Arms.

London: Heraldry Today, 1972. First edition. Plates of Armorials. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches). original red cloth gilt; very good. 

£28.00

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PIXLEY, FRANCIS: A History of the Baronetage.

London: Duckworth, 1900. First edition. Large 8vo (9 1/4 x 7 inches), 335-pages. Original red cloth lettered in black; very good. Private name stamp on front pastedown & signature on front free endpaper. 

£15.00

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RUVIGNY and RAINEVAL, MARQUIS OF: The Blood Royal of Britain, being a Roll of the Living Descendants of Edward IV and Henry VII Kings of England, and James III, King of Scotland.

London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1903. First edition. Coloured frontispiece, portraits. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 inches), 621-pages. Original blue cloth gilt, top ege gilt others uncut. Headbands worn, covers badly damp-stained, corners rubbed through. Spine unaffected, internally very sound. Inscribed on front pastedown " Newcombe, Aldershot Manor, 1911".

Weight 2.57 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£100.00

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RUVIGNY, MARQUIS OF: The Titled Nobility of Europe. An International Peerage or "Who's Who" of the Sovereigns, Princes, and Nobles of Europe.

London: Harrison & Son, 1914. 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 inches), Pages lxxi:1598. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Rubbed, fraying to one joint and base of spine. The first 20-pages are missing and supplied in loose photo-copies. Private name stamp on front pastedown and signature on front free endpaper. Upper inner hinge split and sellotaped, sellotape to another inner margin.

Weight 3.870 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£80.00

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STEWART, JOHN WATSON: The Treble Almanack for 1816.

Printed by Authority. Dublin: Sold by all the Booksellers [1816]. Three parts in one volume with general title-page and each with individual title-pages. Containing I. John Watson Stewarts Almanack. II. The English Court Register. III. Wilsons Dublin Directory with a New Plan of the City. Forming the most Complete Lists published of the present Civil, Military and Naval Establishments of Great Britain and Ireland. Armorial frontispiece, engraved general title. Large folding engraved plan of Dublin in 1816. 8vo (7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: 247:239:200:[12], contemporary full red grained calf, stitching between pages 198 & 199 split, the binding now split in two, upper cover detached. Lacking page 5/6 in the first section. 

£75.00

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TOWNEND, PETER. Editor: Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage. One Hundred and Third Edition.

London: Burk's Peerage, 1963. Armorials within the text. 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 x 4 3/4 inches), 2987-pages. Original red cloth blocked in gilt; some rubbing and marking, endpapers marked. Bookplate and signature on front free endpaper. Overall very sound.

Weight 4.460 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£75.00

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WHITAKER: Whitaker's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage for the Year 1910.

London: 1910. 8vo, pp. 812 plus advertisement leaves, original blue cloth gilt; a very good copy.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 7099


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