The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, or, an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Lives, Public Employments, and Most Memorable Actions, of the English Nobility Who Have Flourished from the Norman Conquest to the Year 1806: Deduced from Public Records, Ancient Historians, the Works of Eminent Heralds, and from Other Celebrated and Approved Authorities. (Volume 1 Only, Complete in Itself).
London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, for J. White, Horace's Head, Fleet-Street, 1807. 1807. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide. 3/4 leather-bound hardcover. Bound in three-quarter tan calf and marbled boards, titled and ruled in gilt on the spine. The covers are rubbed and scuffed with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. A Dewey decimal number is stamped in blind at the bottom of the spine. xix, [i] & 449 pages, plus a 25-page index, illustrated with 16 plates (genealogical tables) including 7 folding. Ex-library with a dewey decimal number penciled in at the front of a few chapters. The front endpaper is glued to the pastedown. There is a hole to that endpaper. There is a small piece out from the top left corner of the heavily darkened half-title. The title page is slightly darkened and foxed and the pages are toned with occasional foxing or staining. There is a long tear to the folding plate opposite page 16. There are occasional pencil annotations. Good. Volume one only of this first edition, complete in itself. Only 750 copies were printed. The contents of this volume consist of: 1. "Barons by Tenure, whose Honours have been considered to have terminated, circ. 49 Henry III"; 2. "The Barons of the Counties Palatine of Chester and of Durham, distinguished from the Barons of the Realm"; 3. "An Account of those Persons who were summoned to Parliament, with whom the Honour expired; or who, or their Posterity (although existing), did not continue to receive the like Summons"; 4. "An Appendix, being the complete Substance of Sir William Dugdale's Lists of Summons to Parliament". Good .
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Keywords: GENEALOGY; HISTORY; PEERAGE; LINEAGE; FOLDING PLATES; GENEALOGICAL TABLES; FIRST EDITION; LIMITED EDITION; VOLUME 1; ONE; 1ST EDITION; NINETEENTH CENTURY; THE DORMANT AND EXTINCT BARONAGE OF ENGLAND; BRITISH; T.C. BANKS; BARONS; NOBILITY; NORMAN CONQUEST;