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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
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
Author:
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
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
Author:
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
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
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Titles of Honor. S.T.C. 22177
Publisher:
By William Stansby for Iohn Helme [etc.], London, 1614.
Description:
First 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 vellum, somewhat marked, later label, "ex dono amicissimi Gulielmi Welde 1619" on the title, sturdy with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79612
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
law of heraldry
Author:
Title:
His Maiesties Commission to all the Lords . . . touching the Creation of Baronets . . . And His Maiesties Letters Patents containing the forme of the said Creation. Also The forme of an Oath to be taken by the said Baronets. S.T.C. 9225; ESTC S122652
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1611.
Description:
The creation by James I of what has become the modern baronetage of the United Kingdom, the hereditary dignity between barons and knights, letters patent granted originally to 200 individuals, with somewhat more than 1200 baronetcies now extant
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very clean with excellent margins and the first blank with signature A; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79617
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
law of heraldry

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