Debrett’s Illustrated House of Commons, 1880. With heraldic arms of the M.P.s


Debrett’s Illustrated House of Commons, and the Judicial Bench, 1880.Compiled and edited by Robert Henry Muir. LL.D. Dean & Son [London] 1880. 8vo.

48pp advertiements, xx, 454pp, ii [list of clubs & list of Lords Lieutenant of Counties, pp49-70 further advertisements. Original red cloth gilt, spine very darkened and splits to cloth of joints, internally quite clean. The first 243 pages list MPs alphabetically with brief biographical notes and in the vast majority of cases their arms. Pages 244-317 list constituencies with their arms and results of the last election. Pages 311-369 list Peers & Peeresses  with very brief details. The rest of the book lists the Judges, Recorders, technical parliamentary terms, list of ministers. A good working copy of a very handy reference book which does not often appear.  aug13/1

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