The Principal, Historical and Allusive Arms borne by families of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

By: De La Motte, Col. Phillip

Price: £295.00

Quantity: 1 available


thick quarto (10 x 8 inches), 560 pages with about 194 large copper engravings of coats of arms in the text, mostly of famous or notable people, original full tan diced calf, panelled spine. A very rare work. According to an old note on the flyleaf 'but few copies were sold and the remaining (copies) were destroyed in the fire at the printing office...' Light dustiness of title page, a short biographical note in ink at the head of the dedication leaf, covers a bit worn, a very clean and sound copy. Please note: this work is bound together with Historical Anecdotes of Heraldry and Chivalry...by Susanna Dobson published in Worcester in 1795 and illustrated with 5 plates. A work of similar rarity. more images available, please enquire. Please note that this heavy book will need extra postage. The two works in one volume: £295.00

Title: The Principal, Historical and Allusive Arms borne by families of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Author Name: De La Motte, Col. Phillip

Categories: Family History, History,

Publisher: London, J. Nicholls & Son: 1803

Seller ID: 000294

Keywords: Arms, heraldry, chivalry, anecdotes, 000294.jpg,