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The court and city register, or, gentleman's complete annual calendar, for the year 1791; containing, I. New and correct lists of both houses of the seventeenth Parliament of Great Britain, ... II. The court register. III. Lists of the army, navy, universities, public offices, hospitals, etc.
London: J. Jolliffe [and 20 others], 1791. Very Good/An odd gathering in a single binding of the Court and City Register (the essential almanac of the British upper class) together with a visual dictionary of British crests, a list of family mottoes, lists of members of Parliament, notable deaths, etc. The text of the Court and City Register and that of A Companion to the Royal Kalendar are complete. Of Heraldry in Miniature, only the 116 engraved plates and 34 pages of family mottoes are included. Some leaves of plates are bound out of order, but no plates are missing.. 17 cm; iv, [1]-24, [1],23-251, [1],253-281 pages, BOUND WITH: 116 heraldric plates and [34] pages of text from HERALDRY IN MINIATURE (London: Rivington, 1790), AND WITH: A COMPANION TO THE ROYAL KALENDAR, FOR THE YEAR 1791 (London: J. Debrett, 1791), 143, [1] pages. Bound in recent full leather with marbled endleaves and red leather label by Paul Sawyer. Occasional light foxing; some leaves evenly toned.
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