[Manuscript book] Irish Family Histories, by Wm. MacArthur: a list. Reference is made to Notes & Queries, 11th Series, Vols. 7 - 9. The list is arranged alphabetically by family name, each entry containing author, title and date. The book has a thumb index but was made for a different purpose. Manuscript, in an unknown hand, in columns on ruled lines. About 30pp.; small 8vo; a leaf detached, bound in linen, marked, paper label on upper cover, hinges reinforced with tape. 6 pounds

 

THE TREBLE ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR MDCCLXXXVIII, Containing I. Watson's Irish Almanack, II. Exshaw's English Court Registry, III. Wilson's Dublin Directory, W. Wilson, Dublin, 1788; map of Dublin wanting; [1+] 139 [+2] + 131 [+1] +138 [+8] pp; small 8vo; a line of text marked in ink and very brief marks in two other places, contemporary calf, red and green spine labels lettered in gilt, a little rubbed, a firm copy. 165 pounds

 

MARTIN: BELFAST DIRECTORY FOR 1841-42, reprinted by Mid-Antrim Historical Group, 1992; including address of inhabitants of Belfast and address of principal merchants, manufacturers and traders in neighbouring towns; 304+32pp; 12mo; orig. card covers, virtually as new. 10 pounds

 

 

Channel Islands

 

THE BRITISH PRESS AND JERSEY TIMES ROYAL ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR 1866, WITH VALUABLE DIRECTORY, printed and sold at 30, Halkett Place, Jersey; includes List of the names and addresses of the profesional, mercantile & trading classes of St. Helier’s; folding coloured frontispiece (Jersey signals and Merchants’ private signals); 222pp, plus a substantial section of advertisements (some with illus.); small 8vo; orig. green wrappers, slightly frayed at edges, a firm copy. 110 pounds

 

ALMANACH DE LA CHRONIQUE DE JERSEY POUR LES ILES DE JERSEY, GUERNSEY, AUREGNY ET SERK, POUR L’ANNEE BISSEXTILE, 1888; printed and published at the Bureau de la Chronique, 19, Place Royale; French text; 224+82pp, including 82pp of advertisements (some with illus.); small 8vo; orig. wrappers, slightly frayed at edges, a firm copy. 35 pounds

 

THE JERSEY EXPRESS AND CHANNEL ISLANDS DIRECTORY FOR 1895; J.T. Bigwood, Jersey; containing the Calendar, Tide, Table, Sheet of Signals, Map of the Channel Islands, Jersey and Guernsey Shipping Lists, Gardeners’ Calendar, Visitors’ Guide, Postal Information for Jersey and Guernsey, Private and Commercial Directory for Jersey and Guernsey, also several pages of Portraits and a quantity of other useful information; folding engraved map; folding chart of signals; several illus. portraits; 268+71pp, including 71pp of advertisements (some with illus.); small 8vo; orig. blue wrappers, slightly frayed at edges and chipped on spine, upper cover slightly stained, a firm copy. 95 pounds

 

 

American Family History

 

WHITMANLAND, Verne Dyson, Long Island, New York, 1960; West Hills Memories of the Poet & His Ancestors; frequent illustrations; 72 pp.; 8vo; orig. blue cloth, pictorial paper label, in very good condition. 7 pounds

 

BEERY FAMILY HISTORY, William Beery & Judith Beery Garber, Illinois, 1957; a detailed look at the descendants of Nicholas Beery, an immigrant in 1727; portrait frontispiece; numerous genealogical tables; index of names, index of addresses; 783pp; 8vo; orig. black cloth gilt, a very good copy. 35 pounds

 

THE WALTON FAMILY IN AMERICA 1756-1976, Joan Walton White, 1976; "Descendants of John Walton of Yorkshire, England, and New Hampshire"; privately published; with genealogical record charts; frequent illus. including maps and portraits; xvi+96pp; 8vo. orig. brown cloth gilt, almost as new. 25 pounds

 

ANDREW MILLS AND HIS DESCENDANTS, WITH GENEALOGIES OF RELATED FAMILIES, Eva Mills Lee Taylor, Maryland, 1944; much genealogical data; includes material on families of Bingham, Churchill, Dancey, Livingston, Lee, Scovil, Byrne, Nichol, Vail, Taylor, Macleod, Hopkins, Beach, Huntington, Johnston, Matthie, Sutton, etc.; index of names; v+150pp; 8vo; orig. blue cloth, gilt, very good condition. 15 pounds

 

SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY: LINEAGES
(NUMBERS 1 TO 1065), Walter Howard Kitchel, 1973; From August 15, 1900, date Chartered by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, to February 3, 1973; numerous names; index; xviii+521pp; 8vo;
orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, lightly used. 10 pounds

 

COMSTOCK-THOMAS ANCESTRY OF RICHARD WILMOT COMSTOCK, H. Minot Comstock, New York, 1964; a substantial genealogical collection; with a section on each of numerous other surnames, being lateral braches; frequent illus. including coats of arms (some attractively coloured); good index; xi+452pp; 8vo; orig. green cloth gilt, very good condition. 35 pounds

 

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