FRANKFURTER BLATTER FUR FAMILIEN-GESCHICHTE, Karl Kiefer, 2 volumes, 5th and 6th annual publicatons, Frankfurt am Main, 1912, 1913; frequent pedigrees (some folding) and much other genealogical information; many illus. (some in colour); index of arms, index of names. The original monthly issues are bound in, the first volume apparently lacking the issue for September 1912 (Heft 9); [20+]5+9-128+145-192, [20+]192[+8]+8pp; folio; orig. quarter-cloth, marbled sides, good, firm volumes. 40 pounds

 

ALBRECHT DURERS UND LUKAS CRANACHS RANDZEICHNUNGEN ZUM GEBETBUCHE KAISER MAXIMILIANS I IN DER BAYERSICHEN STAATSBIBLIOTEK ZU MUNCHEN, Riehn & Reusch, Munich, 1922;

a facsimile with his marginal drawings from the Prayer Book of Maximilian I (1515), later augmented by Lukas Cranach; illustrated with 58 beautifully printed plates in multi-colour; folio; tissue guards browned, orig. gilt dec. quarter- cloth, significant wear on spine and corners, otherwise a sound copy. 20 pounds

 

OFFIZIER-STAMMLISTE DES KONIGLICH PREUSSISCHEN, 4. GARDE-REGIMENTS ZU FUSS 1860-1905, Paul Curtius, Berlin, 1905; 198 pp.; 8vo; original blue cloth gilt, a very good copy. 35 pounds

 

BIBLIOTHECA FAMILIARUM NOBILIUM, O. Gundlach, 2 vols., Neustrelitz, 1897; Repertorium gedruckter Familien-Geschichten und Familien-Nachrichten.  Ein Handbuch fur Sammler, genealogische Forscher und Bibliothekare; arranged alphabetically by surnames; xv+638, 639-1282pp; 8vo; contents slightly browned, orig. cloth gilt, some wear around spines, otherwise a firm set. 45 pounds

 

RANGLISTE DER KONIGLICH PREUSSISCHEN ARMEE UND DES XIII. (KONIGLICH WURTTEMBERGISCHEN) ARMEEKORPS FUR 1909, Ernst Siegfried Mittler & Sohn, Berlin; Mit den Dienstalterslisten der Generale und der Stabsoffiziere und einem Anhange enthaltend das Reichsmilitargericht, die Ostasiatische Besatzungs-Brigade, die Marine-Infanterie, die Kaiserlichen Schutztruppen, die Gendarmerie-Brigade in Elsass-Lothringen. Nach dem Stande vom 6. Mai 1909. Auf Befehl seiner Majestat des Kaisers und Konigs; includes index of names; xxvi+1436pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, marbled endpapers, a very good copy. 35 pounds

 

 

JOHANN HUBNERS LEXICON GENEALOGICUM PORTATILE, 1st edn., Ostern, 1727; printed in Hamburg; Das ist ein Verzeichnis aller isst-lebenden Hohen Haupter in der ganzen Welt, welches man allerzeit bei sich tragen kann; title page printed in red and black; with genealogies arranged alphabetically by family names; [4+]468pp; small 8vo; library inkstamps on title and final free endpaper, bound in contemporary vellum, stained, a firm, clean volume. 50 pounds

 

BAYERISCHES ADELS-REPERTORIUM DER LETZTEN DREI JAHRHUNDERTE, nach amtlichen Quellen gesammelt und zusammengestellt durch Maximilian Gritzner, Gorlitz, Verlag von C.A. Starke, 1880; 12+476pp, plus name index; 8vo; contents slightly browned, rebound in brown cloth with black spine labels gilt, a firm volume, a little rubbed. 40 pounds

 

 

 

 

Italy

 

ELENCO STORICO DELLA NOBILTA ITALIANA, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, printed in Italy, Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, Marzo, 1960; Compilato in conformita dei Decreti e delle Lettere Patenti originali e sugli Ufficiali di Archivio della Consulta Araldica dello Stato Italiano; arranged alphabetically by family names, with brief notes on each and numerous small heraldic illustrations in multi-colour. The work concludes with a small, but otherwise similar, section on San Marino. Includes corrigenda. xxviii+586pp; 4to; contents slightly browned in margins, attractively rebound in modern gilt dec. brown cloth, burgundy spine label, a good, firm volume, slightly rubbed and marked. 185 pounds

Scarce.

 

FAMIGLIE NOBILI D’ITALIA E D’EUROPA, VOL. 1, Edizione Thule, Palermo, 1981; arranged alphabetically by family names; illus. coats of arms; index; 176pp; 8vo; orig. brown wrappers, in good, clean condition. 8 pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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