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Author:      Round, J. Horace
Title:       The King's Serjeants and Officers of State, With Their Coronation
             Services
Publisher:   Barnes and Noble, Inc., New York, 1970.
Description: Dr. Round's last work, called by Sir Frank Stenton "the first
             modern work to emphasize the historical interest of the medieval
             king's household", partly responsible for Round's appointment as
             honorary historical adviser to the Crown in peerage cases
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, a bit rubbed, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-91347                Price: $      65.00
Category:    law of heraldry, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Mackenzie, George
Title:       Obsrvations Upon the Laws and Customs of Nations, as to Precedency
             [bound with] The Science of Herauldry, Treated as a part of the
             Civil Law, and Law of Nations [etc.]. Wing M186 and M204. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Edinburgh, 1680.
Description:
Condition:   Later boards, rebacked, quite worn, without the frontispiece to
             the first work and with 25 (of 30) plates and the folding
             frontispiece of the second
Book No.:    W-77196                Price: $     450.00
Category:    international law, law of heraldry
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Title:       Lord Redesdale's Opinion. Document, one page, seventeen lines,
             discussing whether the dignity of the Earl of Westmoreland,
             created in 1397 during the reign of Richard II, is forfeited by a
             descendant convicted of high treason and outlawed
Publisher:   N.p., London?, n.d..
Description: The authoritative opinion of Lord Redesdale (author of "Report on
             the Dignity of a Peer"), distinguishing Coke's view in Nevill's
             Case, and holding that pre-Conquest law still governs, forfeiting
             a dignity for all descendants, direct or indirect
Condition:   About seven by nine inches, one horizontal fold, a very good crisp
             copy
Book No.:    W-77379                Price: $     350.00
Category:    law of heraldry
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Author:      Somner, William
Title:       A Treatise of Gavelkind . . . With sundry emergent Observations .
             . . [on] the Common Law of this Kingdome [etc.]. Second Edition
             [with] John Anstis, Observations Introductory to an Historical
             Essay upon the Knighthood of the Bath
Publisher:   [1] Printed for F. Gyles [etc.] [2] Printed for James Woodman,
             London, 1726 & 1725.
Description: Best edition of the treatise which Holdsworth calls Somner's "most
             important work [on] the antiquities of our legal history", bound
             with the work by John Anstis proposing "a new order of chivalry
             based on a revival of the medieval Order of the Bath"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, a bit of foxing, else a good clean copy; with the
             engraved frontispiece
Book No.:    W-76594                Price: $     700.00
Category:    gavelkind, law of heraldry
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Title:       Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for
             Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:   N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description: A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates
             part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law",
             memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and
             featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:   Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp
             copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772;
             five copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-76948                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
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Author:      Selden, John
Title:       Titles of Honor. Second edition. S.T.C. 22178
Publisher:   Printed by William Stansby for Richard Whitakers [etc.], London,
             1631.
Description: Second edition of Selden's first major work, his monumental effort
             devoted to peerage law, heraldry and genealogy, appearing shortly
             after he was called to the bar, treating not only of England but
             of the ancient world and of foreign empires
Condition:   Contemporary blind-ruled calf, later label, initials "I B" in gilt
             on both boards, bottom of spine chipped and the title dusty, else
             a very good copy
Book No.:    W-76792                Price: $     950.00
Category:    law of heraldry
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