London: Owen davis, 1790. 3 volumes. Volume I: The Peerage of England. Volume II: The Peerage of Scotland. Volume III: the Peerage of Ireland. 91 pages of copper engravings of heraldic plates. Tall 8vo, previous owners bookplate. recased in decoratively gilt tan leather with green and brown spine labels. London: Owen, Davis & Debrett, 1790. Very good (+).
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London: Egerton, 1810. 12 copperplate, one hand colored, folding chart. 158 pages, slim 8vo, full polished calf, ornately gilt spine (hinges strengthened). London: EGerton, 1810. First Edition. Very good (+).
London: Richard Blome, 1673. Map. Engraving. 7 1/2" x 12. This beautiful small map of London depicts the city before the Great Fire of London. A 45 item key notes important locations on the map, and the border is lined with coats of arms of various city guilds. Text underneath reads "To the Honorable Sr. Robert Vyner of the Citty of London Alderman, Kt. and Baronet; This Mapp is humbly dedicated by Ric:Blome. Engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar, who was appointed...
many illus. small 4to, cloth, d.w. London: Bracken Books, (1988). vg.
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1976. 23 color and 167 b/w Illus. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. chipped, pages slightly wavy throughout. New York: Clarkson Potter, (1976).
Saint-Malo: Editions d'Art Derveaux, 1991. Many color Illus. 32pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. with small tear, cloth covers slightly warped, otherwise very good. Saint-Malo: Editions d'Art Derveaux, (1991).
Illustrated. 392pp. 8vo, black cloth. N.Y.: Meredith Press, 1967. Good copy.
New York: Weatherhill, 1971. With over 2,700 crests drawn by Kiyoshi Kawamoto. 170 pages. 4to, black blind-stamped cloth, dust wrapper (price clipped). First edition. New York: Weatherhill, (1971). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Bonanza, 1978. 8 Color plates, 779 b/w text Illus. 647pp. 8vo, red boards, d.w. lightly soiled, pages slightly wavy throughout. New York: Bonanza, (1978).
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (ex-lib). London: Phillimore, 1980.
New York: Gorham Company, 1905. many illus., some in color. 24mo, decorative boards; (spine lightly worn, boards repaired with tape). N.Y.: Gorham Company, 1905.
Vancouver: Alcuin Society, 1977. Compiled, designed, written and illustrated by Vera Ibbett 1971-4. Elaborately colored title page, profusely illustrated in color, 20pp., tall thin 4to, 1/2 green morocco, cloth slipcase. Vancouver: The Alcuin Society, 1977. ScArce. Fine. One of 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist-calligtapher. With a 2 page prospectus.
Boston: Lothrop, 1886. Several fine color plates; about 100 text illustrations. Large thick 8vo, pictorial boards (extremities rubbed). Boston: Lothrop, (1886). First Edition. Very good. A very good copy of this handsome and unusual volume for young Americans, explaining the symbolism and historic significance of coats-of-arms. Title on cover reads Story of Chivalry and Heraldry.
London: Kelly's Directories, 1927. 1841pp. + ads. Thick 8vo, red cloth with gilt decorations, top of spine lightly worn, corners lightly bumped, spine darkened. London: Kelly's Directories, 1927. Internally, a tight bright copy.
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1966. Many color Illus. 16mo, pictorial boards. London: Paul Hamlyn, (1966). Very good(+) A concise guide.
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1967. Photographs by Josef Fiala. Edited by Dermot Morrah. 195 illustrations, many in color. 316pp. 4to, gilt-stamped navy blue cloth, d.w. with a few small tears. London: Paul Hamlyn, (1967). History of orders and decorations from the Greeks & Romans, religious military orders, up to the 20th century. With the rubberstamps of a private library on the front flyleaf and last blank page.
New York: Bramhall House, 1977. Illus., some in color. 4to, black cloth, d.w. (New York): Bramhall House, (1977). Very good.
Florence: Novissima Enciclopedia. Illustrated with 220 small b/w figures. 64pp of text in Italian. Thin 8vo, original printed wrappers (spine is a bit worn, otherwise very good). Firenze: Novissima Enciclopedia Monografica Illustrata, (1929). Good (+).
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. Numerous illus., most in color. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1976). Very good.
Twickenham: Tiger Books International, 1997. Numerous Illus., mostly in color. 4to, pictorial boards, d.w. (Twickenham): Tiger Books International, (1997). Near Fine.
New York: Gallery Books, 1987. Color Illus. 72pp. 4to, black cloth, d.w. torn and crudely repaired with tape, d.w. dampstained on blank side, cloth lightly soiled, pages slightly wavy throughout. (New York): Gallery Books, (1987).
8vo, cloth, soiled d.w. N.Y.: Weybright and Talley, (1969). On British genealogy and heraldry.
London: Wright, 1852. 207pp., profusely illustrated with small b/w drawings. 8vo, leather-backed red cloth (leather is well-rubbed but solid). London: W.N. Wright, 1852. First edition. 3 bookplates on preliminary pages, else very good. Autograph letter from Planche is mounted to front endpaper.
Zurich: Belser, 1983. Facsimile of a manuscript in the Vatican Library.. 67 illustrations reproduced in six colors plus gold, on acid free paper. 80pp., 4to, embossed white pigskin.(Zurich: Belser, 1983). Fine. Spectacularly illustrated manuscript, created in 1615 to prove the aristocratic lineage of a family from Kraichgau, it depicts the pageantry of armor, horses, and heraldry. The original is in the Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana. (Codex Ross. 711). Accompanying the volume is a commentary by Lotte Kurras, identical in size and...
London: James Nisbet, 1910. 408pp. Volume II only. 8vo, original cloth, spine sunned, cloth rubbed, corners lightly bumped. London: James Nisbet, 1910.