Debrett’s illustrated Peerage, 1816. Volume one only but containing all the illustrations.


Debrett, John: The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland. In two volumes. The tenth edition, considerably impoved. Printed by D. Woodfall for F, C. and J. Rivington  &c [London] 1816 small 8vo.

VOLUME 1 only. Frontispiece portrait of George III, engraved title with vignette of Order of the Bath, cvii, 8pp of heraldic illustration, 80pp armorial engravings of all peers of UK images of the Orders of The Garter, the Thistle, & the Shamrock, 600pp English Peerage and Bishops. Contemporary full calf with black title label gilt, some wear at extremities but a sound original copy, Small booksellers ticket [black print on red paper] of Evans Chegwin & Hall of Liverpool to front pastedown. Contemporary ownership signature to top of title page E F Cleavin ? Old lot number to rear board. A useful reference for the illustrations.      dec17/1

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