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Barak Longmate. 'A Collection of Monumental Inscriptions …’ by Barak Longmate

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Title
Barak Longmate. 'A Collection of Monumental Inscriptions …’ by Barak Longmate
Date
18th century
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iii + pp. 439 (followed by an unpaginated index), v + pp. 201 + unnumbered reverse end. Small oblong folio. Vol. I (rebound 1988), brown cloth spine, with green cloth; Vol. II, leather, brown, with gilt fillets, original marbled cover, fol. iii. Owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bt. (stamped impressions, 'Sir T. Phillipps Middle-hill 1843', I, fol. ii, II, fol. iv). Phillipps MSS 11201, 11202. Lot no. (?) '1559', with a reference to Lord Berwick's MSS, II, fol. iii verso.
Scope and content
'A Collection of Monumental Inscriptions, selected from Monuments, Coffin Plates &c' (Vol. I, fol. iii) by Barak Longmate, heraldic engraver (1738-93). Two volumes containing much detailed information of heraldic or genealogical interest from many counties;-
Vol. I. In random order, followed by an unpaginated index;-
Vol. II. Arranged in alphabetical order. At the reverse end (unnumbered) outline index, blazons of arms, with a few pencil notes and a pedigree of Belasys.
Creator
Longmate, Barak (1738-1793), genealogist and engraver
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/482