Authentic 18th Century Heraldic Family Crests, Circa 1764 – George Nevill, 1st Earl of Abergavenny

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Authentic 18th Century Heraldic Family Crests, Circa 1764 – George Nevill, 1st Earl of Abergavenny

DIMENSIONS 20.5ʺW × 2ʺD × 27.5ʺH

Original prints from Sir William Segar’s 6 volume authoritative genealogical work, Baronagium Genealogicum: or the Pedigrees of the English, published in London in 1764. It is truly an astonishing work, with 6 title pages, 6 dedications, 298 coats-of-arms (3 double-page) and 383 family trees (102 double-paged).

Each print has been colored according to heraldic specifications by a superbly skilled English colorist, whose chop is discreetly placed on the verso of the print.

The condition of the work is extremely fine, the hand coloring superb & the family trees a magnificent addition to the treasure these prints represent for the families who have carried these names to the present day. It is a very scarce work, at over 250 years old & truly the pinnacle of genealogy & a rare value indeed.

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Dimensions 20.5 × 2 × 27.5 in
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