The laws of honour or, a compendious account of the ancient derivation of all titles, dignities, offices, &c. As well spiritual as temporal, civil or military. Shewing the Prerogative of the Crown, Privileges of Peerage, and of Parliament; the true Rank and Precedency of all dignify'd Persons; the most memorable Debates and Cases of Parliament upon Claim of Honours, Precedency, or otherwise. With a compleat and useful Table of the Nobility, setting forth their ancient and present Honours, Offices, Employments, Creations, Successions, Consecrations, &c. The whole illustrated with proper Sculptures, engrav'd on Copper Plates. To which is added, an exact list of officers civil and military, in Great Britain, as they properly and distinctly fall under the supream Officers of the Kingdom, or are any Way remarkable in the Dispatch of publick Business.
printed for R. Gosling, at the Mitre and Crown against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street,
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|Item Description:||Sometimes attributed to Robert Gosling.|
Text is continuous despite the pagination.
A letterpress leaf is inserted between pp. 250 and 251 (here misnumbered 151), and another between pp. 280 and 281.
The pp. section after p. 440 is the appendix.
With an index.
In this issue pp. 251, 254-255 and 258 are misnumbered 151, 154-155 and 158.
Price from imprint: price Six Shillings.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
|Physical Description:||,xii,,250,,151[i.e.251]-261,252-280,,281-440,,70,p.,plates : : : : ports. ; 8⁰.|
|Access:||Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.|
|Place of Publication:||Great Britain -- England -- London.|