Burke, John and Burke, Sir Bernard; Founders. BURKE'S GENEALOGICAL AND HERALDIC HISTORY OF THE PEERAGE, BARONETAGE AND KNIGHTAGE. Privy Council & Order of Precedence. Founded 1826 by John Burke & Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., Ulster King of Arms 1853-1892. 99th Edition. Very thick impl. 8vo, 99th Edition; pp. ccxc(numerous adverts.), 2476(last blank); 11 full-page portrait illustrations, Index to Advertisers, Abbreviations and Use of Symbols, Officers of Arms and Heraldic Glossary, 24-page addendum loosely inserted; original cloth, gilt (spine faded); a nice copy. London; Burke's Peerage Limited (in conjunction with Shaw Publishing Co.); 1949.
***Includes lists of The Principal Appointments to the Royal Households; Styles of Address; Extinct Titles; Representative Peers; The Ministry; Baronetcies - the claims to which have not yet been proved; Precedence and Scales of General and Social Precedence; Key to the Work and Guide to Precedence; Orders, Decorations and Medals; Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals in Morning Dress; Wearing of Orders, Miniature Decorations and Medals with Evening Dress; Peerages in Order of Precedence; Standing Council of the Baronetage; Baronetcies in Order of Precedence; The Orders of Knighthood; an Historical Introduction; Portraits of the Royal Family; The Royal Family; The Royal Lineage; Other Titled Nobility of the British Empire; Foreign Titles; Knightage; Honorary Knights; and The List of Royal Warrant Holders. #46621

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