Genealogy & heraldry

ANON: Early History of the Littleton Family (Reprinted from an ancient book).

London: The Mitre Press, n.d. Number 22 of 100 copies printed. 8vo, pp. 24, original parchment boards lettered in gilt and with blue family crest, in plain thin paper dustwrapper; binding generally good; dustwrapper slightly browned and marked with a number of short creased tears (small amount of loss); internally, very good. Inscribed on front free-endpaper by Louisa Storrs October, 1952 and with later inscription. Two small discreet annotations to the text.


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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.


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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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KENT, SAMUEL: The Banner Display'd: or, an Abridgement of Guillim: Being a Compleat System of Heraldry, in all its Parts. With proper Cuts and Tables.

Item No. 13007a

Item No. 13007

London: for Thomas Cox, 1726. First edition. Two volumes (Volume 2 published 1728). Titles in red and black, engraved title vignettes, armorials throughout. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), pages: (6):570 & 571-894:(2, advertisements). Modern full tan calf with red and black lettering pieces; front free endpaper, title and last leaf of Volume 1 detached. Inappropriate white pastedowns, no rear pastedown to Volume 1. An unfinished binding in as much as the lettering pieces have not been lettered.


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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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NICOLAS, SIR HARRIS & COURTHOPE, WILLIAM (Revised by): The Historic Peerage of England, exhibiting, under alphabetical arrangement, the origin, descent, and present state of every title of Peerage which has existed in this Country since the Conquest.

Item No. 16247

London: John Murray, 1857. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 610-pages, contemporary half maroon morocco, marbled boards, some rubbing, small chip out of headband, upper inner joint cracked but very firm, name stamp on endpaper, overall very sound


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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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PHILLIMORE, W.P.W. [Editor]: Hampshire Parish Registers. Marriages. Volume XI.

London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 1909. One of 150 copies printed. 8vo, pp.[8]:176, original glazed cloth lettered in gilt on spine, no dustwrapper; corners and headbands bumped and rubbed, headbands nicked and holed, binding generally unevenly faded with some darker marks; internally, browning and foxing to some leaves, some pencil underlining and pencil notes on rear pastedown.


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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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