ENGLISH SURNAMES, ESSAYS ON FAMILY NOMENCLATURE, HISTORICAL, ETYMOLOGICAL AND HUMOROUS: with chapters of rebuses and canting arms, the roll of Battel Abbey, a list of latinized surnames, etc etc.
- London: John Russell Smith, 1842.
- small 8vo.
- original blind panel-stamped cloth.
- xxiv, 4, 240, 16 pages.
Price: $50.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 54216
Presentation "with the author's compliments" on title page. English and local surnames, names derived from pursuits and occupations, name derived from "dignities...and offices," foreign names, "corruptions" and so on. Concludes with three historic transcriptions of the 11th-century Roll of Battel Abbey (list of names). Bound in is a catalogue of J.R. Smith. Bookseller's ticket inside front cover. Covers spotted with some wear.
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