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William Anderson:
The Scottish Nation; or the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland. [Complete in three volumes].

Edinburgh: A. Fullarton & Co., 1863. First edition. viii, 4, 752pp; [ii], 4, 752pp; [ii], 4, 736pp: each volume with engraved portraits, woodcuts in the text, and engraved tables of titular genealogies, printed in black and red and showing family crests. Contents very clean, though with some tanning at the portraits, and with foxing to the prelims and final pages. Each volume with the 1863 ownership name of Charles Neil to the first blank leaf and the armorial bookplate of John Whiting to the pastedown. Neil's blindstamp to head of title pages: also, in Vol.I, his name. Quarto, all edges marbled, in attractive early 20thC bindings of half morocco with marbled boards, ruled and titled in gilt, bright, clean and firm. A very nice set. VG+.
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Joseph Foster:
Pedigrees of Yorkshire Families: complete in two volumes: 1: West Riding; 2: North and East Riding. Authenticated by the members of each family.

London: W. Wilfred Head, 1874. First edition. Vol I: [xvi], followed by more than 130 pedigrees, most in the form of large foldout sheets, each with their arms, and in four cases with the coat of arms also reproduced finely on a separate page (no colour). The Calverly pedigree is present only in facsimile, laid in; the Howard pedigrees fit in a pocket inside the back cover. Foldouts in very good clean order: some inner corners are bent at the tip, and a few are darkened at the edge where this has been exposed. A very few bear a previous owner's unobtrusive notes or marks. With the original yellow endpapers, reinforced at the hinges, and with the armorial bookplate of George Dixon, the first owner. /// Vol II: [xii], followed by more than 90 pedigrees, most in the form of large foldout sheets, each with their arms, and in three cases with the coat of arms also reproduced finely on a separate page (no colour). The Favell and Willoughby pedigrees appear to be lacking, and the Cholmeley, Constable and Strangewayes pedigrees are present only in facsimile, laid in. The Constable has a faint stain from sellotape formerly used to join two sheets. The Rudston-Read pedigree is supplemented by an extensive 1968 addendum in pencil on a separate sheet, laid in. /// Large quarto, in the original bindings of green cloth over bevelled boards, titled in gilt. Refurbished, clean and firm, gilt a little dull. A very nice set. Very Good+.
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James Croston:
County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire.

London: John Heywood, 1887. First edition. xii, 448pp. Illustrated. Large paper. Contents very clean, with a paperclip mark at p.297, and early ownership names (Hulton family) to head of title page. The original black endpapers, reinforced at the gutter, bear an art nouveau bookplate, and the pages adjacent to the endpapers are foxed. Quarto, in the original binding of brown cloth, ruled, titled and decorated in black and gilt, clean and bright: slight puckering to cloth of upper board, spine ends reinforced, a few minor marks. Very good firm copy. Very Good.
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National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland:
The Maryland Society of the Colonial Dames of America.

Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1899. First edition. 163pp. Contents very clean, with a few light pencil marginalia. In the original slightly soiled binding of cream pebble cloth with the Society's circular insignia in gilt to the upper board. The gilt is rubbed, the corners are eroded, and the spine ends have been professionally refurbished. A very good firm copy. VG.

Price: 60.00


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Edited by A. Lindsay Kelly:
Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1926.

London: Kelly Directories Ltd, [1925?]. Original printing. 26 adverts, xx, 1075p: complete with the coloured map, with a minor professional repair. Advertisement endpapers rubbed: contents otherwise very good. Edges sprinkled. Quarto, In the original binding of red cloth, ruled in blind, with advertisements in black to the boards, and titled in gilt to boards and spine. Boards bright and firm, spine slightly dulled and puckered, with a small repair to head. Very nice copy. VG+.
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Kevin Doyle, editor:
Romany Routes: 39 of the first 40 issues: Vol 1, Nos 1-4; Vol 2, Nos 1, 2, & 4; Vol 3, Nos 1-8; Vol 4, Nos 1-8; Vol 5, Nos 1-8; Vol 6, Nos 1-8. Complete run December 1994 to September 2004, missing only Vol 2 No 3 (June 1996). Together with the Index to Volumes 1 & 2, and the Index to Volume 3.

South Chailey, East Sussex: R & TFHS / Romany & Traveller Family History Society, 1994 -2004. Clean, fresh copies, with hardly any signs of age or use. Near Fine.
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