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A Sussex Family. The Family of Ridge from 1500 to the Present Day. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
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A Sussex Family. The Family of Ridge from 1500 to the Present Day. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

By (Ridge Family). Dudley RIDGE

Phillimore, [Chichester],, [1975]. 8vo., First Edition, with plates; green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Thomson, p.140 (recording publication date as 1974).

$15.99

A History of the House of Douglas. From the earliest known Times down to the legislative Union of England and Scotland. With an Introduction by W.A. Lindsay. BRIGHT COPY OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION
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A History of the House of Douglas. From the earliest known Times down to the legislative Union of England and Scotland. With an Introduction by W.A. Lindsay. BRIGHT COPY OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION

By (DOUGLAS Family). Herbert MAXWELL

Freemantle,, 1902. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispieces (original tissue guards present), half-titles and titles in red and black, numerous plates (including a number of coloured blazons) and illustrations in the text, inscription on front free endpapers,some very lightly age-toning; burgundy cloth, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, a very bright, crisp, clean copy. The standard reference. Lindsay's introduction was written as Windsor Herald. EXTREMELY SCARCE. Thomson, p.52.

$319.73

The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland. Third Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY OF THE THIRD EDITION
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The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland. Third Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY OF THE THIRD EDITION

By Sir Thomas INNES OF LEARNEY

Johnston, Edinburgh,, 1947. 8vo., Third Edition, with potrait frontispiece, 116 full-page coloured illustrations of tartans and many smaller illustrations in the text, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; yellow cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in red, backstrip slightly faded else a very good, bright, clean copy.

$11.99

Drumlanrig Castle and the Douglases: with the Early History and Ancient Remains of Durisdeer, Closeburn, and Morton.  BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY
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Drumlanrig Castle and the Douglases: with the Early History and Ancient Remains of Durisdeer, Closeburn, and Morton. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

By (DOUGLAS Family). C.T. RAMAGE

J. Anderson & Son, Dumfries,, 1876. 8vo., First and Sole Edition, title lightly age-marked; strongly bound in cloth, gilt back, a very good, tight, clean copy. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Not recorded by Thomson.

$130.56

Trinity House Petitions. A Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Trinity House, London, in the Library of the Society of Genealogists. FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS
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$130.56

Naval Chronicle 1799-1818. Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths. FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS
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Naval Chronicle 1799-1818. Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths. FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS

By Norman HURST

Privately Printed,, 1989. 8vo., First Edition; printed wrappers, a fine copy. With the separately printed Addendum leaf tipped-in.

$15.99

Armorial Families. A Directory of Gentlemen of Coat-Armour. Seventh Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN, PARTIALLY UNOPENED COPY OF THE BEST EDITION
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Armorial Families. A Directory of Gentlemen of Coat-Armour. Seventh Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN, PARTIALLY UNOPENED COPY OF THE BEST EDITION

By Arthur Charles FOX-DAVIES

Hurst & Blackett,, 1929. 2 vols., roy. 8vo., Seventh Edition, with titles in red and black, and many hundreds of armorials in the text; original brown buckram, upper boards blocked in gilt, bevelled edges, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut AND PARTIALLY UNOPENED, upper board of second volume mildly age-faded else a very good, bright, crisp copy. Crisp copy of the best edition of this standard reference.

$197.17

Records of the Clan and Name of Fergusson, Ferguson and Fergus [with] Supplement. Edited for The Clan Fergus(s)on Society. SIR JAMES FERGUSSON'S SET WITH BOOKPLATES
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Records of the Clan and Name of Fergusson, Ferguson and Fergus [with] Supplement. Edited for The Clan Fergus(s)on Society. SIR JAMES FERGUSSON'S SET WITH BOOKPLATES

By (CLAN FERGUSSON). James FERGUSON and Robert Menzies FERGUSSON, eds.

David Douglas, Edinburgh,, 1895-99. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 2 portrait frontispieces (orginal tissue guards present), title-vignette, coloured plate of Clan Tartan, and numerous photographs in the text; original blue cloth, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, uncut, a near fine set. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir James R. Fergusson, Bart, of Spitalhaugh on front paste-down of both volumes. With 16pp publisher's catalogue at end of first volume. RARE. Thomson, p.60.

$564.85

The Heraldry of Worcestershire. Vol. I: A-L. [THIS VOLUME ONLY].. Being a Roll of the Arms borne by the Noble, Knightly and Gentle Families which have had Property or Residence in that County. With Genealogical Notes FAMILY ASSOCIATION COPY WITH BOOKPLATE
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The Heraldry of Worcestershire. Vol. I: A-L. [THIS VOLUME ONLY].. Being a Roll of the Arms borne by the Noble, Knightly and Gentle Families which have had Property or Residence in that County. With Genealogical Notes FAMILY ASSOCIATION COPY WITH BOOKPLATE

By H. Sydney GRAZEBROOK

John Russell Smith,, 1873. Sm. 4to., First Edition, with engraved and printed titles; original blue cloth, upper board framned and blocked in blind, gilt back, black endpapers, uncut, backstrip chafed at head and tail else a remarkably well-preserved, fresh, clean copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Geo. Grazebrook FSA with his holograph inscription to Mrs. Charles Grazebrook. EXTREMELY SCARCE.

$293.08

The House of Mitford.  NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
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The House of Mitford. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

By (MITFORD FAMILY). Jonathan GUINNESS with Catherine GUINNESS

Hutchinson,, [1984]. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper.

$23.98

The Corbould Genealogy.  BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY
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The Corbould Genealogy. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

By (CORBOULD Family). G.C.B. POULTER

Harrison [for] Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, Ipswich,, 1935. 4to., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece (original tissue guard present), coloured plate, illustrations in the text and endpaper maps; brown board, upper board blocked and lettered in gilt, white faux-vellum back lettered in gilt, a very good, bright, clean copy. Thomson (1976), p.42.

$90.59

A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain.. Volume I [this volume only]. ONE VOLUME ONLY: ALL TINTED LITHOGRAPHS COMPLETE
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A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain.. Volume I [this volume only]. ONE VOLUME ONLY: ALL TINTED LITHOGRAPHS COMPLETE

By John Bernard BURKE

Colburn & Co.,, 1852. 8vo., First Edition, with tinted lithographed frontispiece (original tissue guard present), 30 fine tinted lithographed plates (all original tissue guards present), 16 engraved plates of arms (mildly spotted) and numerous pedigrees in the text; strongly bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, back with gilt rules and red leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, expertly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a most attractive copy. With separate index of arms.

$146.54

Fairbairn's Books of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. A New Edition revised and brought down to the Present Date by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies. [Artificer's Edition]. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BUCKRAM
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Fairbairn's Books of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. A New Edition revised and brought down to the Present Date by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies. [Artificer's Edition]. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BUCKRAM

By [James] FAIRBAIRN. Arthur Charles FOX-DAVIES, ed.

Jack, Edinburgh,, 1892. 2 vols., sm. folio, with half-titles and titles in red and black, and 229 fine plates of crests; original brown buckram, bevelled boards, upper boards and backstrips lettered in gilt, green endpapers, backstrips chafed at heads and tails, joints minimally rubbed, corners lightly bruised, second volume neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, bright, clean copy. With the armorial bookplate of Wilfred Storr Park on front paste-downs.

$1097.73

The Story of Swallowfield. A Short History of the Bigg Family in West Sussex and Australia. FINE COPY
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The Story of Swallowfield. A Short History of the Bigg Family in West Sussex and Australia. FINE COPY

By [BIGG FAMILY]. Tony TURNER

[Privately Printed, Mannings Heath],, [2001]. 8vo., First Edition, with coloured and monochrome plates, and pedigrees in the text; pictorial wrappers, a a fine copy.

$15.99

The Stuarts of Highcliffe.  NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
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The Stuarts of Highcliffe. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

By [STUART FAMILY]. Robert FRANKLIN

[Natula, Christchurch],, [1998]. 8vo., First Edition, with photographs and pedigrees in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper.

$13.32

The Early Records of the Bankes Family at Winstanley.  NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER
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The Early Records of the Bankes Family at Winstanley. NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER

By (BANKES FAMILY). J. BANKES and E. KERRIDGE, eds.

Chetham Society, Manchester,, 1973. Sm. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 3 plates and a large folding map; armorial cloth blocked in brown, gilt back, a near fine copy in dustwrapper. Chetham Society, Third Series, vol. XXI.

$55.95

English Genealogy. [Second Impression.] BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
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English Genealogy. [Second Impression.] BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

By Anthony Richard WAGNER

Clarendon Press, Oxford,, [1960]. 8vo., Second Impression; navy cloth, gilt back,upper board lightly age-msrked else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Corrected version published in the same year as the first edition. Nice copy of a standard reference.

$23.98

Statutes of the Most Exzcellent Order of the British Empire 1957.  NEAR FINE COPY
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Statutes of the Most Exzcellent Order of the British Empire 1957. NEAR FINE COPY

By ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

1957. 4to., First Edition, with plates; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Loosely inserted is a typewritten letter from Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood to Percy Edward Sleight OBE.

$15.99

Observation on Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials as preserved in Parochial Registers.. With sundry Specimens of the Entries of Marriages and Baptisms in Foreign Countries; interspersed with Remarks concerning proper Methods necessary to preserve a Remembrance of the several Branches of Families. [First and Sole Edition]. IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS: A RARE SURVIVAL
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Observation on Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials as preserved in Parochial Registers.. With sundry Specimens of the Entries of Marriages and Baptisms in Foreign Countries; interspersed with Remarks concerning proper Methods necessary to preserve a Remembrance of the several Branches of Families. [First and Sole Edition]. IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS: A RARE SURVIVAL

By Ralph BIGLAND

Printed by W. Richardson [for] Dodsley [and several others],, 1764. 4to., First Edition, on laid paper; original dove-blue wrappers, sewed as issued, uncut, a remarkably bright, crisp, well-preserved copy secured for the future in custom-made solander case. THE ONLY COPY WE HAVE SEEN IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. Written when Bigland was Somerset Herald, this scarce and important work constitutes a plea for the consistent and meticulous recording of family history. A rare complement to his sadly truncated endeavour in producing the definitive history of Gloucestershire. OCLC 4919515.

$512.90

Handbook of Heraldry. With Instructions for Tracing Pedigrees and Deciphering Ancient MSS. Rules for the Appointment of Liveries. Third Edition. 'LADDIE' CLOUGH'S COPY WITH NOTE FROM ROYAL LIBRARIAN AT WINDSOR
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Handbook of Heraldry. With Instructions for Tracing Pedigrees and Deciphering Ancient MSS. Rules for the Appointment of Liveries. Third Edition. 'LADDIE' CLOUGH'S COPY WITH NOTE FROM ROYAL LIBRARIAN AT WINDSOR

By (Major Henry Kenny CLOUGH). John E. CUSSANS

Chatto & Windus,, 1882. 8vo., Third Edition, with chromolithographed frontispiece (original tissue guard present), and very numerous woodcut illustrations throughout; attractively bound in contemporary dark green half roan, marbled boards, back with four raised bands tooled in gilt, second compartment wanting original label (but lettering just legible in blind), red sprinkled edges, a very good, bright, clean copy. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF MAJOR HENRY KENNY CLOUGH AND BEARS HIS ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE-DOWN. LOOSELY INSERTED IS A T.L.s DATED 1940 ON WINDOR CASTLE STATIONERY FROM O[WEN] MORSHEAD, ROYAL LIBRARIAN AT WINDSOR, REGARDING A BOOK DONATED BY CLOUGH TO THE ROYAL LIBRARY. Major Henry Kenny 'Laddie' Clough (1876-1970) served in the trenches in WWI with King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. In retirement he was a Military Knight of Windsor and friend of Morshead; his funeral was held at St. George's Chapel Windsor. AN EXCELLENT ASSOCIATION COPY.

$98.58

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