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Pedigrees of the Families in the County of Hants; Collected from the Heraldic visitations and other authentic manuscripts in the British Museum, and in the possession of private individuals, and from the information of the present resident families. County Genealogies. “Berry’s Hampshire Genealogies.” In Two Volumes., BERRY, WILLIAM:
1 BERRY, WILLIAM: Pedigrees of the Families in the County of Hants; Collected from the Heraldic visitations and other authentic manuscripts in the British Museum, and in the possession of private individuals, and from the information of the present resident families. County Genealogies. “Berry’s Hampshire Genealogies.” In Two Volumes.
London, Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1833 1st 
2 Volumes. Large hardbacks, 14 x 9 inches. Half bound brown paper covered boards and brown cloth spines. Titled paper labels to fronts and spines. In very good conditions. Boards are quite worn with bumps to corners and rubbing to edges. Some minor darkening. Cloth on spines is contemporary, with professional repairs to inner hinges. Endpapers with dark foxing spots, Neat inscriptions to fronts “Brigstock 1867.” A couple of smal lspots to inside pages else pages very clean and tight throughout. 224 + 400pp. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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English Heraldry., BOUTELL, CHARLES:
2 BOUTELL, CHARLES: English Heraldry.
Reeves & Turner. London. 1908 10th edition. 
8vo. In maroon cloth covers with silver to spine. 343pp. 16pp cat. With b/w line drawings and diagrams. In very good condition. Spine sllightly darkened with splits and chips at ends. Small marks and slight damp damage. Bookplate to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional foxing spots and small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. For the use of students at an early period in their study of English Heraldry. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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English Heraldry. With four hundred and fifty illustrations. Ninth edition. Revised by A.C.Fox-Davies., BOUTELL, CHARLES:
3 BOUTELL, CHARLES: English Heraldry. With four hundred and fifty illustrations. Ninth edition. Revised by A.C.Fox-Davies.
Reeves & Turner. London. 1907 9th edition. 
8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. 347pp. 16pp cat. With b/w line drawings and diagrams. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends.Slight lean. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. For the use of students at an early period in their study of English Heraldry. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Family Tree. An Adventure in Genealogy., BURNS, NANCIE:
4 BURNS, NANCIE: Family Tree. An Adventure in Genealogy.
London. Faber and Faber. 1962 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. Old repair to front top fore edge. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 167pp. A fascinating primer on genealogy for those who would like to trace their (perhaps plebian) ancestors. It is the author’s amusing account of her own successful hunt for rural forebears, and she explains quite clearly how it is done and the importance of legal evidence. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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How to Trace a Pedigree., CROFTON, H.A.:
5 CROFTON, H.A.: How to Trace a Pedigree.
London. Elliot Stock. 1911 
8vo. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed owl to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Slight browning to endpapers. Small inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 67pp. With sample family tree. Short, but comprehensive guide to genealogy. The author gives the various steps in tracing pedigree. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England. With Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns. In Slipcase., DALLAWAY, James, A. M.;
6 DALLAWAY, James, A. M.; Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England. With Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns. In Slipcase.
Gloucester, Printed by R. Raikes, for B. & J. White, London. 1793 1st edition 
Hardback. Large Folio size, approx 12.5 x 10 inches. Contemporary full morocco leather binding and slipcase. Red leather label to spine and slipcase with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Cloth covered Slipcase. In very good condition with very good slipcase. (Slipcase some minor rubbing marks and fading to edges.) Spine faded and slightly rubbed. Top corner of title page clipped. Title and dedication pages seem to be coated in a thin protective parchment. Some minor darkening and spots opposite plates, most still retain original guards, else pages clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy of a very scarce and early book. 424pp + xii + cxii (contents, appendix.) Many full-page engravings and engravings within text. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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Olla Podrida., GARDINER, FLORENCE MARY:
7 GARDINER, FLORENCE MARY: Olla Podrida.
1932 
Size 8.25 x 10.25 inches. In brown faux leather covers with gilt to front. With hand made dustwrapper. Marbled endpapers. 167pp. With photographs pasted in. In very good condition. A few neat handwritten notes added later. Pages typed on one side only. "This volume is for private circulation and can only have an interest for members of the family and a few intimate friends." Biography, and some Family History and extracts from family letters, written by Florence Gardiner, the author of The Evolution of Costume. The author died in 1944 aged 88. A fascinating account of a young lady growing up in the 19th century. 
Price: 79.00 GBP
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In Search of Ancestry. a guide to genealogical sources., HAMILTON-EDWARDS, GERALD:
8 HAMILTON-EDWARDS, GERALD: In Search of Ancestry. a guide to genealogical sources.
London. Michael Joseph. 1966 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In pale blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 255pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. The author describes the various sources used in tracing a pedigree, providing at the same time an interesting historical background to these records. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Report of Proceedings on the Claim to the Earldom of Devon in the House of Lords. With Notes, and an Appendix containing Copies of the Patents, and Cases Illustrative of the Claim., NICOLAS, Sir Harris;
9 NICOLAS, Sir Harris; Report of Proceedings on the Claim to the Earldom of Devon in the House of Lords. With Notes, and an Appendix containing Copies of the Patents, and Cases Illustrative of the Claim.
London. J. & W. T. Clarke, William Pickering, M. Stevens and Sons. 1832 1st edition 
Size approx 9 x 6 inches. Hardback in contemporary plain brown paper covered boards, with printed label to spine. In very good condition. In contemporary boards and endpapers. Some light foxing spots to pages, mostly to last couple of pages of index. Else a very clean and tight copy. xiii + 199pp +cc +index. One folding plate shoeing lineage of Earldom. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Suffolk Bred., PARSONS, NORA / PARSONS, JACK:
10 PARSONS, NORA / PARSONS, JACK: Suffolk Bred.
1987 
Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In white illustrated limp card covers. 99pp. With b/w and colour photographs and maps. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. Family History of the Burgess-Smith family of Suffolk, from the mid 19th Century. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Scottish Surnames; A Contribution to Genealogy., PATERSON, JAMES:
11 PATERSON, JAMES: Scottish Surnames; A Contribution to Genealogy.
London. James Stillie. 1866 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In purple cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt crest to front cover. In very good condition. Spine and covers part faded with old damp stains. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 87pp. With b/w coats of arms at chapter headings. The author had made genealogical searches for people over a period of years and felt that his notes may of interest and use to others. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Your Family Tree. A Guide to Genealogical Sources., PINE, L.G.:
12 PINE, L.G.: Your Family Tree. A Guide to Genealogical Sources.
London. Herbert Jenkins. 1962 
8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 191pp. With b/w decor at chapter heads and tails. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks to back. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The former editior of Burke’s Peerage, reveals how anyone can trace their family tree. The author gives guidance on the sources and where to find them, with separate sections on England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Includes Jewry and Commonwealth. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Pageant of Heraldry. An Explanation of its Principles and its Uses To-day., ROGERS, COL.H.:
13 ROGERS, COL.H.: The Pageant of Heraldry. An Explanation of its Principles and its Uses To-day.
Seeley Service & Co. 1955 
Size 6.0 x 9.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated duatwrapper. 205pp. With 30 colour and b/w plates and 8 illustrations in text. in very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened with small marks, splits to sides and rubbed at ends. Corners slightly rubbed. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. neat inscription to front endpaper. occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. The author traces the origins and gradual development of heraldic devices and their meaning from the Norman Conquest to the mid 20th century. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Concise Encyclopedia of Heraldry., ROTHERY, GUY CADOGAN:
14 ROTHERY, GUY CADOGAN: Concise Encyclopedia of Heraldry.
Bracken Books 1985 (1st. in this publication). 
Sm. address label on front endpaper. Vg in vg pict. dw. Col. frontispiece and num. b/w plates. Many text ills. ; 359 pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty, RYDER, RICHARD D.:
15 RYDER, RICHARD D.: The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty
Devon: Halsgrove. 2005 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 176pp. Ills with 56 b/w photo plates and map. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 2005. Else a clean and tight copy. The intriguing history of a Dorset dynasty. At one level it is a book about sex, murder, mystery and black magic. At another, it is about the serious business of national politics and war. But it is also about the everyday lives of a dynasty of Dorset squires. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty., RYDER, RICHARD D.:
16 RYDER, RICHARD D.: The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty.
Devon: Halsgrove. 2005 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 176pp. With 56 b/w photo plates and map. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The intriguing history of a Dorset dynasty. At one level it is a book about sex, murder, mystery and black magic. At another, it is about the serious business of national politics and war. But it is also about the everyday lives of a dynasty of Dorset squires. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Account of the Meeting of the Descendants of Colonel Thomas White, of Maryland, Held at Sophia’s Dairy, on the Bush River, Maryland, June 7, 1877. Including Papers read on that Occasion, together with Others then referred to and since Prepared., VARIOUS:
17 VARIOUS: Account of the Meeting of the Descendants of Colonel Thomas White, of Maryland, Held at Sophia’s Dairy, on the Bush River, Maryland, June 7, 1877. Including Papers read on that Occasion, together with Others then referred to and since Prepared.
Philadelphia. 1879/1932 
4to. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Small marks to covers. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 211pp. With 11pp addendum. The descendants of Colonel Thomas White gathered for the reinternment of his remains and several papers were presented on the subject of ancestors and descendants. These are gathered and published here. The bulk of the book was published in 1879. There is an 11 page addendum bound in at the back which updates the information to 1932. This is a rare book on American and British genealogy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Genealogy for Beginners., WILLIS, ARTHUR J.:
18 WILLIS, ARTHUR J.: Genealogy for Beginners.
London. Ernest Benn Limited. 1955 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In purple cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. 140pp. With b/w photographs, fold out map and family tree. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Handling marks to covers. Slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. The author shares his own experiences of tracing his family history and give guidance to others trying to do the same. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dorset and Beyond. The Willsher Family History. AD 1550-2000. Signed copy., WILLSHER, JOHN F.:
19 WILLSHER, JOHN F.: Dorset and Beyond. The Willsher Family History. AD 1550-2000. Signed copy.
Scotforth Books.. 2002 (1st.ed.) 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Signed letter by author loose in front. Author’s signature on main title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 309pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs. A thoroughly researched family history, tracing the Willsher family from its earliest recorded member in Dorset, to the beginning of the 21st Century. With many pictures of old Dorset. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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