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Heraldic Manuscript--Ryley, William, and Dethick, Henry
THE VISITATION OF MIDDLESEX BEGAN IN THE YEAR 1663
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LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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Heraldic Manuscript--Ryley, William, and Dethick, Henry
THE VISITATION OF MIDDLESEX BEGAN IN THE YEAR 1663
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Heraldic Manuscript--Ryley, William, and Dethick, Henry
THE VISITATION OF MIDDLESEX BEGAN IN THE YEAR 1663
containing 95 genealogies of armigerous families, including descriptions of their arms, some with pencil illustrations of the arms, and EACH WITH THE ORIGINAL SIGNATURE OF THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY, contemporary foliation (to fol. 61) and index, 103 pages, also with 18 pages of engraved arms pasted in, plus blanks, folio, later calf-backed marbled boards, housed in a collector's folding box, paper folds, upper cover detached, lower cover weak at hinge, boards worn
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Provenance

George, Earl Macartney (1737-1806), armorial bookplate; sale of his library, Puttick and Simpson, 24 January 1854, lot 1020, to Sir Thomas Phillipps (Phillipps MS 13388)

Catalogue Note

THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF THIS IMPORTANT RECORD OF WEALTHY GENTRY FAMILIES LIVING IN MIDDLESEX, from James Sheffield of Kensington and Thomas Collet of Chelsea, to John Woodward of Hampstead and William Meggs of Whitechapel. This Visitation of Middlesex was published by Gilmour and Nichols in 1830, either from this manuscript or a closely related copy. 

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London