The History of Heraldry, Containing Inquiries into its Origin, with an Account of its Rise and Progress in England, and of the Various Institutions Connected Therewith. To Which is Added, a Complete Glossary of Terms Used in the Science of Herladry, with Explanatory Engravings.
Published by Turner and Marwood for the Author in Sunderland 1830
Small Folio, red clothbound hardback gilt, with gilt emblem to upper cover and blind-stamped corner decorations to both; 56pp text + 90pp glossary, engraved frontis plus 32 engraved plates at end. Previous owner's modern armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Front inner hinge beginning to split, ffep damaged with repair to reverse, detached frontis a little darkened and foxed, occasional browning and foxing, age-toning to plates plus dampstained area to lower margins. Handling marks and edgewear to covers with corner scuffs and splits to sides of spine. Otherwise a Good, Sound copy.