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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: £186.00

Publisher: London, J. Nicholls & Son: 1803

Seller ID: 000294

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... View more info

Historical Anecdotes of Heraldry and Chivalry......

By: Dobson, Susannah

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Worcester, Holl and Brandish: 1795

Seller ID: 000296

thick quarto (10 x 8 inches) illustrated with 5 engraved plates of coats or arms, all with a few neat ink notes and other notes in the blank outer margin of one leaf, covers with some general wear but the biinding is sond and firm, a very clean copy. Please note: this work is bound together with de La Motte's Historical and Allusive Arms, J.Nicholls & Son, 1803. (see separate listing for full description) Both are rare, the de la Motte especially so. Note that this heavy book will need extra postage.The two works in one: View more info

Nairns of Kirkcaldy

By: Muir, Augustus

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer& Sons Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004051

large octavo 25.5 by 17.5 cms (10.2 by 7 inches). text of 158 pages illustrated with a portrait frontispiece, 18 plates of photographs including a double page aerial photograph. oriignal full dark brown mock morocco, slight rubbing to spine an d corners, covers slightly bowed otherwise a nice clean copy-no internal marks or signatures £22.00 View more info

Macdonald of the Isles

By: Stirling, A M W

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1913

Seller ID: 003596

octavo ( 23 by 15 cms) text of 293 pages including index, illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and 21 plain plates, original red cloth, gilt, top edge gilt, occasional light foxing, plates slightly toned, corners bumped but a clean and sound copy £27.00 View more info

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Heraldry in America (fine binding)

By: Zieber, Eugene

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, 1895

Seller ID: 000043

First edition, finely bound in modern full brown calf with a red lettering label, spine gilt with raised bands, all edges gilt. It's illustrated with 3 coloured and 6 plain plates and over 940 black and white illustrations in the text which runs to 437 pages and includes a detailed glossary and index.. A detailed and comprehensive work, printed on fine paper and profusely illustrated. Outer edge of half title slightly chipped, two plates slightly foxed, frontispiece with a small neat repair to lower edge, otherwise a clean and sound copy in a handsome binding. Please note that his heavy book ... View more info