A GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF THE DORMANT, ABEYANT, FORFEITED, AND EXTINCT PEERAGE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. Sir Bernard Burke.

A GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF THE DORMANT, ABEYANT, FORFEITED, AND EXTINCT PEERAGE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.

New edition. In three volumes: Pp. xvi(including half-title each part)+642, title page printed in red & black, 117 plates with tissue guards (one double page, one sepia, 6 hand coloured), four-page facsimile letter tipped-in before p. 127 in first volume, index; roy. 8vo; bound by Zaehnsdorf in half maroon morocco, the spines lettered and ruled in gilt compartments between raised bands, maroon cloth boards, slightly scuffed, edges a trifle rubbed, fore-corners lightly bruised, spines faintly faded; t.e.g.; marbled endpapers; inked ownership inscription on verso of upper free endpaper each volume, occasional minor pencilling, scattered light foxing; Harrison, London, 1883. [Forty-fifth edition]. *Burke's Peerage was established in London in 1826 by Irish genealogist John Burke (1786-1848). His Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom, was updated sporadically until 1847, after which the company began releasing new editions every year as Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage (often shortened to Burke's Peerage). Item #141756

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