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THE OFFICIAL BARONAGE OF ENGLAND SHOWING THE SUCCESSION, DIGNITIES, AND OFFICES OF EVERY PEER FROM 1066 TO 1885 WITH SIXTEEN HUNDRED ILLUSTRATIONS
Longmans, Green and Co. 1885 - LARGE PAPER EDITION 25/125 COPIES Although many dealers list their 1886 copies as first edition this clearly is the true first edition. In 3 volumes. Volume 1:Abercorn-Fortescue. 812pp. Volume 2: Gainsborough-Oxford. 731pp. Volume 3: Pembroke-Zetland. 783pp. Printed on untrimmed handmade papert. Many entries with coats of arms,illustrations of baron, signatures etc. Internally very clean. Grubby white bauckram to boards with white paper labels to spine. 13" tall x 10". All bindings becoming loose. Ex library plate to fep and later to ffep with bar code to base. Library stamp to reverse half title and numbers to reverse title and base of spine. Small library round library stamp to page ! and to end blank but not obvious elsewhere. Paper split betewwen ep's. Very scarce items. Only one copy listed and that is in the British Library and not listed elsewhere. Very heavy and not suitable for export abroard and post and insurance will be greater than quoted by abe.FIRST EDITION. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0.0 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: C. & A.J. Barmby]
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