London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
HOPE, William H. St. John. The Stall Plates of the Knights of the order of the Garter 1348-1485. Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1901. 2° (344 x 248mm). Half title, 91 chromolithographed plates, one full-page illustration (half title and title lightly spotted, else just occasional light spotting, small waterstain in one margin). Unbound as issued in a cloth folder, gilt armorial stamped on front cover (worn). Provenance: Gerald Matthew Bayliss (armorial bookplate).
With 3 others, including Thomas Willement's A Roll of Arms of the Reign of Richard the Second (London, 1834) and Leigh Cliffe's The Protocol; or, Selections from the Contents of a Red Box, found in the neighbourhood of St. James's Square (London, 1820, first edition). (4)
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