Cat No.: GB0798:
FOUR VOLUMES OF 1741 & TWO VOLUMES OF 1750
COLLINS PEERAGE OF ENGLAND
A Genealogical Account and Historical Account of all the Peers of England, now existing, either by tenure, summons or creation.
Their descendants and collateral lines.
Their births, marriages and issues.
Famous acts both in war and peace.
Religious and charitable donations.
Deaths, places of burial, monuments.
Many valuable memoirs never before published.
Also their coats of arms, crests and supporters engraved on copper plates. (about 100 plates in total).
By Arthur Collins. Printed for Innys and others in 1741. The work comprises around 2000 pages. (21cm by 13cm). In 4 volumes.
PLUS: A Supplement to the Peerage of England. 2 volumes by Arthur Collins. Printed for Innys, and others, in 1750.
This is a supplement to the original 4 volumes of the Peerage of England. Includes all the additional Peers from 1740. Gives all the details about them as listed for the original 4 volumes. The supplementary volumes total around 800 pages. There are about 12 pages of plates.
A superb and very rare reference!
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