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Playfair, William, 1759-1823, author.

British family antiquity : illustrative of the origin and progress of the rank, honours, and personal merit of the nobility of the United Kingdom : accompanied with an elegant set of chronological charts / by William Playfair.

London : Published by Thomas Reynolds and Harvey Grace, The Proprietors, at no. 13, Travies Inn, Holborn, 1809-1811.
Physical Description:
9 volumes : illustrations ; 35 cm and 1 atlas : 9 folded charts ; 35 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
CS420 .P5 1809+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Charts in atlas all have titles beginning "A newly invented chronological chart of ..."
Volume VI printed by W. Lewis, Paternoster-Row. Volume VII printed by Joyce Gold.
BEIN 2013 Folio 13: Charts. 67 x 51 cm.
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete: comprises volumes vi-vii only. Atlas wanting. Bound in contemporary maroon sheep, with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Gold, Joyce, -- Printer.
Grace, Harvey -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Genealogy.
Heraldry -- Great Britain.
Heraldry -- Great Britain.
Lewis, W., -- Printer.
Reynolds, Thomas -- Publisher.
Engravings -- 1809-1811.
Whittingham and Rowland, printer.

  • v. 1-2. [The peerage of England.]
  • v. 3. The peerage of Scotland
  • v. 4-5. The peerage of Ireland
  • v. 6-7. The baronetage of England
  • v. 8. The baronetage of Scotland
  • v. 9. The baronetage of Ireland.

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