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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 pages very clean and tight throughout. 224 + 400pp. View more info

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English Heraldry.

By: BOUTELL, CHARLES:

Price: £4.00

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

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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain. Thirteenth Edition.

By: BURKE, SIR Bernard:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, The Burke Publishing Company Ltd. 1921 13th:

Seller ID: 80755


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10.5 x 7 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. Beveled boards, top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners and edges rubbed, small hole to cloth on front edge of spine and leading edge of rear board. Spine faded, some minor fading and handling marks to boards. Two neat inscriptions to endpapers, one to top of title page; “Windmill, Stoker, & Rogers.” Neat colouring to crest illustrations on first ten pages, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 1963pp + cat. (Very thick b... 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: £2.00

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 darkening and spots opposite plates, most still retain original guards, else pages clean and tight throughout. A very clean and... View more info

Image for Debrett’s Peerage Baronetage Knightage and Companionage. “Royal Octavo.” Illustrated with 1,800 Armorial Bearings. Edited by Arthur G. M. Hesilrige.

Debrett’s Peerage Baronetage Knightage and Companionage. “Royal Octavo.” Illustrated with 1,800 Armorial Bearings. Edited by Arthur G. M. Hesilrige.

By: DEBRETT'S: HESILRIGE, Arthur G. M.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press, 1928 215th Year:

Seller ID: 80769


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 6.5 inches. Red cloth richly decorated in gilt with black detailing. Blind embossed on rear. Beveled edges. Speckled page edges. Illustrated B&W endpapers. In good condition. Handling marks and fading to cloth; rubbing and bumps to corners and edges. Small nicks to ends of spine, glue repair to split front hinge. Some mild foxing to endpapers and title page. Inscription to half-title page “Sir Frederick Goldney Bast, from KLG and MDG.” A couple of very negligible spots to inside pages else pages all very clean and tight. 2212pp + 258pp Advertisments. Nu... View more info

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In Search of Ancestry. a guide to genealogical sources.

By: HAMILTON-EDWARDS, GERALD:

Price: £4.00

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 pages of B&W illustrations of crests &c. Engraved frontispiece of George III and title page vignette. 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. Biographical information including birth, marriage, military service and clubs. Royal household described in detail. 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: £3.00

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 still live there. 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: £3.00

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 to find them, with separate sections on England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Includes Jewry a... View more info

Image for The Story of Titles. Signed copy.

The Story of Titles. Signed copy.

By: PINE, L.G.:

Price: £7.00

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 evolution of Titles throughout the world against the historical background of the countries concerned. View more info

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Concise Encyclopedia of Heraldry.

By: ROTHERY, GUY CADOGAN:

Price: £2.00

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

Image for The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty

The Calcrafts of Rempstone Hall, The Intriguing History of a Dorset Dynasty

By: RYDER, RICHARD D.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Devon: Halsgrove. 2005 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73894


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 2005. Else a clean and tight copy. 176pp. Ills with 56 b/w photo plates and map. 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. View more info

Image for Motley Heraldry by the Fool of Arms edited by C.W.Scott-Giles.

Motley Heraldry by the Fool of Arms edited by C.W.Scott-Giles.

By: SCOTT-GILES, C.W.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Tabard Publications. n.d. ca1962.:

Seller ID: 62447


Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Edges slightly rubbed. Small marks to back cover. Else a very clean and tight copy. 45pp. With b/w illustrations and line drawings. Verses previously published in The Heraldry Society’s quarterly, The Coat of Arms. Here published with added explanatory notes. View more info

Image for The Family of Green of Youghal, Co.Cork. Being an attempt to trace the descendants of Simon Green, Merchant.

The Family of Green of Youghal, Co.Cork. Being an attempt to trace the descendants of Simon Green, Merchant.

By: SWANZY, Rev.HENRY BIDDAL / GREEN, THOMAS GEORGE HENNIS:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Private. 1902:

Seller ID: 68979


Size 6.25 x 10.0 inches. In grey limp card covers with black lettering to front. . In very good condition. Covers slightly rubbed around edges. Slight crease to back. Handling marks. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 100pp. With fold out family tree. Privately published attempt to trace the descendents of Simon Green, born in Youghal, County Cork in about 1660. View more info