New York, East
24 April 2001
[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. The Present Peerage of the United Kingdom. London: William Stockdale, 1823.
8o. Numerous engraved plates of coats-of-arms. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, two clasps, edges gilt, FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, (light wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing to edges, lower hinge cracked). The work contains also Stockdale's Baronetage, The House of Peers and A Companion to the British Imperial Calender, for the year 1823.
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