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Beatson's Political Index Modernised

The Book of Dignities

Containing Rolls of the Official Personages of the British Empire

By Joseph Haydn

1851 - London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans

9" by 6"; xv, [2], 2-594pp, [2]


 

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An interesting heraldic and historical reference work.

This work comprises of civil, ecclesiastical, judicial, military, naval and municipal rolls of the official personages from the earliest periods to the nineteenth century. There are also the sovereigns of Europe, the peerage of England and Great Britain and more.

Written and compiled by Joseph Haydn.

With letters from William Brenchley Rye to his book dealer loosely inserted. Rye was the keeper of printed books in the British Museum.

CONDITION

In a quarter morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the spine and to the joints. Heavier rubbing to the tail of spine. Cracks to the spine due to wear. Minor bumping to the extremities. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, Mr Wm Campbell. Internally, binding is strained in places. Loosely inserted are articles on this work and the author. Letters loosely inserted from William Brenchley Rye, keeper of books at the British museum. Small article on Rye loosely inserted also. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout. Overall: GOOD.


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