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AN INQUIRY INTO THE GENEALOGY AND PRESENT STATE OF ANCIENT SCOTTISH SURNAMES; with the origin and descent of the Highland Clans, and Family Buchanan. By William Buchanan of Auchmar.
Glasgow: Printed for John Wylie & Co. By Robert Chapman, 1820. v, [1blank], 310, [1 errata] pages. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in later, but not recent half calf gilt over cloth boards; red label. 181 x 113 mm. Title-page has some browning; bookplate of John Maclellan Mackechnie; else a very good copy.More details Price: £120.00
SOME ACCOUNT OF COLTON and of the DE WASTENEY’S FAMILY. To all who are interested in the Parish of Colton, Staffordshire, this attempt to throw light on its history is inscribed. [Printed for private circulation.]
Birmingham: Houghton and Hammond, Printers, Scotland Passage, 1879. 297, [1 blank] , xiv pages. Folding map at start; numerous illustrations throughout. Original two-tone buckram gilt. Octavo. Binding cocked and quite worn and soiled; map creased at fore-edge; internally clean and fresh. Armorial bookplate of Josceline Bagot, Levens. Inscribed on front endpaper, ‘C. Bagot 1880 from the Author. One of 80 copies printed.More details Price: £95.00
THE PEERAGE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND. In two volumes. The ninth edition, considerably improved.
London: F. C. and J. Rivington…, 1814. Vol' I: Engraved portrait frontispiece of George III; cii, 80 pages. of engraved plates; 570 pages.. Vol' II: , 599 – 1305, 6 pages. Contemporary half-calf, sometime nicely re-backed in calf with twin labels to each volume in red and black, gilt. Half-title of volume I is a little worn and dust-soiled; bookplate of Gilbert Walter Riversdale Monckton to both volumes. Inscription on the free endpaper of volume I: ‘Gilbert W. Riversdale Monckton from his Grandfather Thomas Colyer-Fergusson 2 June 1941.’ A very good set.More details Price: £150.00