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Image for 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.

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.

By: BERRY, WILLIAM:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1833 1st:

Seller ID: 78535


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 pa... View more info

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English Heraldry.

By: BOUTELL, CHARLES:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Reeves & Turner. London. 1908 10th edition.:

Seller ID: 61256


8vo. In maroon cloth covers with silver to spine. 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. 343pp. 16pp cat. With b/w line drawings and diagrams. For the use of students at an early period in their study of English Heraldry. View more info

Image for English Heraldry. With four hundred and fifty illustrations. Ninth edition. Revised by A.C.Fox-Davies.

English Heraldry. With four hundred and fifty illustrations. Ninth edition. Revised by A.C.Fox-Davies.

By: BOUTELL, CHARLES:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Reeves & Turner. London. 1907 9th edition.:

Seller ID: 64171


8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. 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. 347pp. 16pp cat. With b/w line drawings and diagrams. For the use of students at an early period in their study of English Heraldry. View more info

Image for A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of The British Empire. Seventeenth edition, Revised and Improved.

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of The British Empire. Seventeenth edition, Revised and Improved.

By: BURKE, SIR B. (ULSTER KING OF ARMS):

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn (Hurst and Blackett) 1855 17th ed:

Seller ID: 79517


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 6 inches. Thick red leather covers with extensive gilt decoration and decorative paneled boards. Gilt dentelles. All page edges gilt. Light yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Contemporary professional repair to spine, original leather laid-over new backing. Leather rubbed. Light mark to front. Inside hinges with cloth reinforcement. Some mild foxing to endpapers and preliminary pages, some small spots and the odd darker page here and there... View more info

The Family History Book. A Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors.

By: COLWELL, STELLA:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Phaidon. Oxford. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73339


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling and other small marks. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1980. Else a clean and tight copy. 176pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations in text. A practical guide to tracing family history with space for personal entries. View more info

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How to Trace a Pedigree.

By: CROFTON, H.A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London. Elliot Stock. 1911:

Seller ID: 61002


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. View more info

Image for Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England. With Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns. In Slipcase.

Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England. With Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns. In Slipcase.

By: DALLAWAY, James, A. M.;

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Printed by R. Raikes, for B. & J. White, London. 1793 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76675


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 da... View more info

Image for Victorian Album Collection of Crests and Monograms Attributed to John Foster, Sept 25th, 1887.

Victorian Album Collection of Crests and Monograms Attributed to John Foster, Sept 25th, 1887.

By: FOSTER, John:

Price: £225.00

Publisher: John Foster, 1887:

Seller ID: 80402


Large hardback album, 12 x 10.5 inches. Quarter bound black morocco leather and dark grey pebbled-cloth covered boards. gilt lettering and decoration to spine. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped with some rubbing to corners and edges,some fading and handling marks to cloth, small dark mark to front. Top end of spine a little nicked. Endpapers darkened and partially cracked at front. Each page has a handwritten title and red-ruled lines/grid displaying the va... View more info

Image for In Search of Ancestry. a guide to genealogical sources.

In Search of Ancestry. a guide to genealogical sources.

By: HAMILTON-EDWARDS, GERALD:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. Michael Joseph. 1966 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61018


Tall 8vo. In pale blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 255pp. With b/w photographs. The author describes the various sources used in tracing a pedigree, providing at the same time an interesting historical background to these records. View more info

Image for Kearsley's Complete Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland; Together with an extinct peerage of The Three Kingdoms, List of all their family names, Titles of Elder Sons &c. And Translation of their Mottos.

Kearsley's Complete Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland; Together with an extinct peerage of The Three Kingdoms, List of all their family names, Titles of Elder Sons &c. And Translation of their Mottos.

By: KEARSLEY, G.:

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Kearsley, 1790:

Seller ID: 80438


Hardback, 5.5 x 3.5 inches. In full speckled calf leather binding, maroon leather spine label lettered in gilt, and gilt banding to spine. gilt to board edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Cornes bumped ,ends of spine chipped, some vertical cracks to spine. Hinges cracked, with repairs. Reinforcement to endpapers. Slight darkening to bottom edges of frontis & title page. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A very good copy. 436pp. With 80 pa... View more info

Image for Kelly’s Directories Kelly’s Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes

Kelly’s Directories Kelly’s Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes

By: Kelly’s:

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Kelly’s & Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co., 1904:

Seller ID: 79036


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Bound in original red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering & gilt & black decoration to spine and covers. Marbled page edges. Adverts to endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth heavily sunbleached/faded. Some rubbing to corners, small split to front edge of spine. Endpapers darkened and cracked between hinges. Some heavy foxing to title and contents pages. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 1627pp. + 16pp cat. Biographica... View more info

Image for European Rulers 1060 - 1981 A Cross Referenced Genealogy by Christopher Lake.

European Rulers 1060 - 1981 A Cross Referenced Genealogy by Christopher Lake.

By: LAKE, Christopher:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Oxfordshire, Lairg Limited Editions, 1981 1st ltd numbered ed.:

Seller ID: 78979


Large hardback, 12.5 x 18 inches. Quarter bound dark brown leather and cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering and raised banding to spine and gilt line detailed boards. In hard card slipcase. In very good condition, with very good slipcase. (sc some minor shelfwear marks and rubbing to corners and edges.) Cloth on board re-glued at edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. Signed and numbered on last page 180/500. 162pp. + loose index (12pp stapled paperback.) View more info

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Hancox. A House and a Family.

By: MOORE, CHARLOTTE:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Viking 2010 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73556


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight handling marlks. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Slight browning to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 484pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In 1891 a young woman bought Tudor hall house, Hancox, in rural Sussex. This is the story of the house and her descendants who s... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: NICOLAS, Sir Harris;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. J. & W. T. Clarke, William Pickering, M. Stevens and Sons. 1832 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76220


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. View more info

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Suffolk Bred.

By: PARSONS, NORA / PARSONS, JACK:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: 1987:

Seller ID: 69601


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In white illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 99pp. With b/w and colour photographs and maps. Family History of the Burgess-Smith family of Suffolk, from the mid 19th Century. View more info

Image for Your Family Tree. A Guide to Genealogical Sources.

Your Family Tree. A Guide to Genealogical Sources.

By: PINE, L.G.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Herbert Jenkins. 1962:

Seller ID: 61001


8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 191pp. With b/w decor at chapter heads and tails. The former editior of Burke’s Peerage, reveals how anyone can trace their family tree. The author gives guidance on the sources and where... View more info

Image for The Story of Titles. Signed copy.

The Story of Titles. Signed copy.

By: PINE, L.G.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 1969 1st ed:

Seller ID: 73570


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips and tears. Price clipped). Author’s inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 176pp. With b/w portrait frontis and one other portrait. The author was for some years executive director and editor at Burke’s. Here he traces the evolu... View more info

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The Blazon of Episcopacy

By: RILAND BEDFORD, Rev. W. K.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, J. R. Smith, 1858:

Seller ID: 79034


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed decoration to boards. In very good condition. Original cloth had been professionally re-backed & re-laid. Contemporary endpapers. Some minor foxing spots and neat inscription to half-title page “Albert W. Woods,” with slip “Given to A.W. by his father Sir William Woods, Garter, 1841.” Some mild foxing to pages, Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. Illustr... View more info

Image for The Pageant of Heraldry. An Explanation of its Principles and its Uses To-day.

The Pageant of Heraldry. An Explanation of its Principles and its Uses To-day.

By: ROGERS, COL.H.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Seeley Service & Co. 1955:

Seller ID: 69831


Size 6.0 x 9.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated duatwrapper. 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. 205pp. With 30 colour and b/w plates and 8 illustrations in... View more info

Image for Concise Encyclopedia of Heraldry.

Concise Encyclopedia of Heraldry.

By: ROTHERY, GUY CADOGAN:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Bracken Books 1985 (1st. in this publication).:

Seller ID: 37331


Sm. address label on front endpaper. Vg in vg pict. dw. Col. frontispiece and num. b/w plates. Many text ills. ; 359 pp. View more info