THE CORBOULD GENEALOGY, G.C.B. Poulter, 1935; a connected genealogy in 17 sections, with Corbould branches in various places; multi-coloured armorial frontispiece; various black and white illus., maps on endpapers, pedigrees, index; xi+168pp; 4to; orig. gilt dec. cloth-backed boards, a good, firm copy. 20 pounds

 

THE HISTORY OF THE PLEDGE FAMILY WITH THE BARROW ANCESTRY, G.C. Keech, Research Publishing Co., 1970; genealogical trees; illus.; 58pp; 8vo; orig. cloth gilt, good copy in torn dust-jacket. 8 pounds

 

AND IN THE NEW WORLD, Constance Pole Bayer, 1968; copy no. 108 of a limited edition of 500 copies; 400 to 500 years of English, Irish and Canadian family history, including related branches of Pole, Holmes, O’Callaghan, and Hungerford; pedigrees and illustrations; x + 87 pp.; 8vo; original blue cloth gilt, some light discolouring at edges, otherwise a firm, clean copy. 20 pounds

 

EARLY HISTORY OF THE SIDLEY FAMILY (reprinted from an ancient book), The Mitre Press, n.d.; copy no. 25 of a limited edition of 100; one armorial illus., 12pp; small 8vo; orig. dec. cloth. 25 pounds

 

THE MAUDE FAMILY: A GENEALOGICAL TABLE BASED ON THE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE LATE HON. FRANCIS MAUDE, CAPT. R.N., WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HIS DAUGHTER, BLANCHE LYSTER, 2nd edn., privately printed, 1924; many pedigrees; illustrated with a few portraits; xxviii + 68 pp.; 8vo; original gilt dec. blue cloth, a firm volume, a little marked and rubbed. 35 pounds

 

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE PEDIGREE OF THE FORSTERS OF COLD HESLEDON, Joseph Foster, Sunderland, 1862; heraldic frontispiece in colour; pedigrees throughout; index; viii + 94 pp.; plus errata leaf and additional errata slip; small 4to; original green cloth gilt, in very good condition. Loosely inserted is an additional typescript folding pedigree of descendants of the father of Joseph Foster, the author, including Browne family members, 20th century, and another crudely handwritten family tree, defective at corners, showing descendants of Myles Birket Foster (born 1785), and identifying the owner of this volume from 4 July 1923. 60 pounds

 

MATERIALS FOR THE HISTORY OF THE WITHER FAMILY, Rev. Reginald F. Bigg-Wither, Winchester, 1907; only 200 copies printed; various family branches including Hampshire, Lancashire; with 29 pedigrees; colour plate of the Wither arms; folding facsimile documents; frequent black and white illustrations including photographs; armorial sketches; extracts from various records including parish registers, marriage licences and wills; a chapter on allied families; 4 appendices; index; xviii+271 pp.; 4to; spotting to contents, orig. gilt dec. cloth, faded, rubbed and marked, a sound copy. 75 pounds

Engraved armorial bookplate of Lord Dorchester on front fixed endpaper.

 

LIVES AND LETTERS OF THE DEVEREUX, EARLS OF ESSEX, Walter Bourchier Devereux, 2 vols., John Murray, 1853; 6 engraved plates; xiv+504, viii+510pp; 8vo; some spotting to contents, orig. gilt dec. marbled boards, Vol. 1 worn on spine, Vol. 2 slightly chipped at extremities of backstrip. 15 pounds

 

THE THACKERAYS IN INDIA, Sir William Wilson Hunter, 1st edn., Henry Frowde, 1897; with chapters on some Calcutta  graves, the grandfather of Thackeray in Bengal, his uncles in India, and his father in Bengal; index; 192pp; small 4to; a few ink notes in bottom margin of one page, orig. gilt dec. turquoise cloth, slightly rubbed, upper hinge a little worn, top edge gilt. 15 pounds

 

THE FAMILY OF BROCAS OF BEAUREPAIRE AND ROCHE COURT, HEREDITARY MASTERS OF
THE ROYAL BUCKHOUNDS, WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH RULE IN AQUITAINE, M. Burrows, 1886; frequent illustrations; pedigrees including one folding pedigree (
a little soiled and torn); index; xii+496 pp.; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. quarter morocco, rubbed, a good, firm copy. 30 pounds

Both sides of the half-title are covered with manuscript notes about the Masters of the Royal Buckhounds, and loosely inserted is a related manuscript letter, 1914, by Reginald F. Bigg-Wither.

 

GENEALOGICAL MEMORANDA RELATING TO THE FAMILY OF MERRIAM, C.P. Merriam & C.E.

Gildersome-Dickinson, privately printed, Chiswick Press, 1900; one of 100 copies on small paper (there were 12 on large

paper); title page printed in red and black; 8 pedigrees; 2 facsimile plates; index of names, index of places; viii+101pp;

large 8vo; orig. vellum-backed boards gilt, marbled sides, a good, firm copy. 20 pounds

 

TURVILLE FAMILY, Vol. 2, George Albert Turville, 1918; printed for private circulation; containing the ancestry of Catherine May Turville and comprising the genealogy of the Pennsylvania families of Balliet, Forster, Bennett, Knauss, Brant, Saeger, Cavett, Sigman, together with genealogical charts of the Turville family of England; coloured armorial frontispiece; title page printed in red and black; portraits; pedigrees (some folding); 120pp; 8vo; endpapers spotted, orig. black cloth gilt, rubbed and marked. 25 pounds

 

A MONOGRAPH OF THE WINDSOR FAMILY, W.P. Williams, Cardiff, 1879; “with a full account of the rejoicings on the coming of age of Robert George Windsor-Clive, Lord Windsor, 27th August, 1878”; photograph frontispiece fixed in, Windsor pedigree (4pp), viii+204pp; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. cloth,  top edge gilt, heavily worn on lower joints and elsewhere, an ex-library copy with brief library marks. 10 pounds

 

A WIDER PEDLER FAMILY HISTORY, Sir Frederick Pedler, 1989; 22 pedigrees; 15 illus. including 2 colour plates; 4to;

original blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket, almost as new. 10 pounds

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