Heraldry rare books
First edition; 9 vols in 11 parts, 4to; emblematic frontispiece in volume six, suite of 12 plates of which 10 are in two states, coloured and uncoloured, in volume 6, 9 large folding tables partly hand coloured, all edges gilt, occasional foxing, one or two minor or marginal tears or marks; handsome contemporary red straight grain-morocco with elaborate gilt borders, spines faded, some minor bumps and stains to covers, spines gilt in compartments, a very good set.£15,000
MARKHAM, Sir Clement, editor.Book of the knowledge of all the kingdoms, lands, and lordships that are in the world, and the arms and devices of each land and lordship, or of the kings and lords who possess them.
8vo, 20 colour illustrations. Original blue diapered cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on spines, with gilt vignette of the sailing ship Victoria on upper cover, with blind stamped design, recased. Very good.£50
First edition, 8vo, xiii, 85, xxxvipp., 20 illustrations, original blue cloth gilt, very light fading to spine.£55