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 (+).
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: 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.
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...
Hanover: Apud Nicol, 1729. Title in red and black, title page vignette, one vignette at chapter heading, 144pp., slim 12mo, full leather, gilt-stamped raised bands, black leather label, a.e.g.; (1/3 of spine missing but repaired). Hanoverae: Apud Nicol. Foersterum et Filium, 1729. But for the spine a nice clean tight copy of a scarce book. Very good. Not in Brunet.
Frankfurt: Zunner, 1690. 2 volumes (Pars Generalis & pars Specialis) bound together in 1. Illustrated with 2 copper-engraved allegorical frontispieces, rubricated title pages with engraved vignettes. [xii], 23 engraved sheets with 1780 figures of of heraldic shields, 368,  page index (2 index sheets torn with significant loss); [viii], 778, 35 engraved sheets with 397 larger heraldic shields,  page index. A few pages have minor soiling, including the first frontispiece. Thick tall folio, full velum, somewhat stained but very...