- 1640-1660 (Creation)
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iv, 400 ff. ; 305 x 190 mm.
Half leather and marbled paper.
Name of creator
Bookplates of William Constable, FRS, FAS, and Frederick A. Heygate Lambert of Garratts Hall, Banstead, Surrey; shelfmarks of the Garratts Hall Library; 'F. A. Heygate Lambert FSA from Uvedale Lambert 1896' on f. 4; f. 1 carries notes relating to the price of the original binding, dated 22 October 1650, by 'Mr Jones of Redding Bucks'.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from Mr Thomas Thorp, London, 1941.
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Scope and content
A manuscript armorial of English and Welsh families entitled The nomenclature or Heralds Alphabett of Surnames, A-K (vol. I), with additional notes by Peter Le Neve (1661-1729), Norroy King at Arms. Painted coat-of-arms have been affixed to the manuscript at relevant points throughout the work.
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Paper damaged by the ink and repaired in many places.
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Related units of description
cf. NLW MS 10611D
Preferred citation: NLW MS 13697D