Published 1778. "The second edition, volume II, containing the Scotch Peerage." This copy has been rebound.
New cover is in excellent condition, with minimal wear to corners. Front endpapers have ex-libris stamp. Pages show clear signs of age but are intact.
"The new peerage; or, ancient and present state of the nobility of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Containing a genealogical account of all the peers; whether by tenure, summons, or creation; their descents and collateral branches; their births, marriages and issue; together with their paternal coats of arms, crests, supporters and mottoes engraved. To which is added, the extinct peerage: comprehending an authentic account of all the peers who have ever existed from the earliest times."