Genealogy & heraldry

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.


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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".


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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.


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KELLY, A. LINDSAY (Editor): Kelly's Directory of Dorsetshire, 1927.

Item No. 17653

London: Kelly's Directories Ltd, 1927. Lacks map. Tall 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 inches), 400-pages plus illustrated advertisements. Original red cloth blocked in gilt and black. Spine dulled, lower fore-corner of preims creased, a little foxing to title; overall good.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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PERIODICAL: The Ancestor. A Quarterly Review of County and Family History, Heraldry and Antiquities. Number 1 April 1902 to Number 12 January 1905 - All Published.

London: Constable, 1902. Plates & illustrations. 12 volumes. Each volume in excess of 200-pages. 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 inches), original pink boards with printed paper labels. Some light scuffing to the boards, printed paper labels lightly browned, some foxing, some spines faded. Generally a pleasing run. With two index volumes, for volumes I-IV & V-VIII, original wrappers, one with tear to fore-margin.


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WALFORD, EDWARD: The County Families of the United Kingdom or Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Containing a brief notice of the Parentage, Birth, Marriage, Education, and Appointments of each person ........

London: Chatto & Windus, 1893 33rd Annual publication. Large thich 8vo (10 x 7 inches), 1178-pages plus 46-pages of largely illustrated advertisements. Original red cloth blocked in blind. Inner joints split but held on cords, lower outer joint largely split. Headbands chipped, corners very rubbed, binding generally faded. Contemporary signature on title. Internally good.


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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.


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WHO'S WHO: Who's Who in 1869. Edited by William Lawson.

London: A.H.Baily, 1869. Small 8vo, pp. vii:303, original cloth; binding rubbed.


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