Francis Nichols - The British compendium : containing the descents, titles, of all the nobility of England - 1726

Description
Francis Nichols - The British compendium : containing the descents, titles, of all the nobility of England - 1726
Genealogy, Heraldry, History, Arms, crests, supporters, mottos, and robes of the nobility - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

Francis Nichols - The British compendium, or, Rudiments of honour : containing the descents, marriages, issue, titles, posts, and seats of all the nobility of England. Their arms, crests, supporters, motto's, and robes, exactly engrav'd on copper plates. Likewise, the institution, creation and investiture of all degrees of peerage, and the several orders of knighthood - The sixth edition, with many additions and amendments - London : Printed by R. Nutt and sold by A. Bettesworth ..., G. Strahan ..., and D. Browne ..., 1726 - (4) ff, 120 pp (plates), 544 pp, (4) ff - Large sextodecimo - 9 x 13.5 cm.

Condition: tears in the headcap, 1 joint has a 2 cm split, sturdy hinges, cropped corners, abrasions on the back cover, plain spine with raised bands, rare foxing, some browning. Only volume 1, but complete in itself.

Book illustrated with 126 engravings of coats of arms.

Rare book on heraldry.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Arms, crests, supporters, mottos, and robes of the nobility, Genealogy, Heraldry, History
Author/ Illustrator
Francis Nichols
Book Title
The British compendium : containing the descents, titles, of all the nobility of England
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1726
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
544
Dimensions
13.5×9 cm
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