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Sharpe's Peerage of the British Empire

1833 - London - John Sharpe

5" by 7", 3S7; 6P2pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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A two volume set of 'Sharpe's Peerage of the British Empire. Exhibiting its Present State, and Deducing the Existing Descents from the Ancient Nobility of England, Scotland and Ireland'.

Includes a comprehensive list of the precedency of the peerages for the Dukedoms, Marquesates, Earldoms, Viscounties, Baronies, Countesses, Viscountess and Baronesses to the date of publication.

A decorative illustration to the title page.

Includes decorative armorial headpieces to each chapter for the Nobleman mentioned within.

booksellers label to the front board from one 'Ridge Bookseller' in Worcester.

Contains Volume I and II of a two volume set.

CONDITION

In a cloth binding with one volume disbound. Externally, to the first volume the backstrip and boards have come completely loose with the front board still present. The second volume is held by the cords only with the hinges coming loose. Internally, generally held to the spine with some pages held by cords only and the half title and front free-endpaper detached but present. Generally bright and clean with just the odd spot. Bookplate to the Worcester Public Library has been left to the pastedown of the front boards.

Overall Condition: FAIR.


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