Burke, John & Burke, Sir Bernard; Founders. BURKE'S GENEALOGICAL AND HERALDIC HISTORY OF THE LANDED GENTRY. Founded 1836 by John Burke and Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D. (Ulster King of Arms 1853-92). Edited by L. G. Pine, B.A., F.S.A.Scot., F.R.S.A. Seventeenth Edition. Very thick impl. 8vo, 17th Edition; pp. clxxviii(numerous adverts), 2840; 53 fine coloured plates of arms, numerous illustrations in text, addendum; original cloth, gilt (spine faded); a very nice copy. London; Burke's Peerage Ltd (in conjunction with City Ltd.); 1952.