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A book explaining the ranks and dignities of British society : intended chiefly for the instruction of young persons : with twenty-four coloured engravings.

Related Names: Lamb, Charles 1775-1834.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for Tabart and Co. at the Juvenile and School Library, 157, New Bond-Street, 1809
Edition: [Second edition]
Subjects: Titles of honor and nobility > England > Juvenile literature.
Precedence > England > Juvenile literature.
Nobility > England > Juvenile literature.
Note: Attributed to Charles Lamb.
Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 718.
Signatures: B-M⁶.
Last two pages list "Superior Elementary Books" published by Richard Phillips.
UCLA copy has no plate for A Knight; has two different plates for Court Dresses. Variant plates noted in Moon, cited below.
First edition published in 1805 with title: The book of the ranks and dignities of British Society; cf. Osborne.
Dedication dated Feb. 2, 1809.
Hand colored plates dated June 4, 1805.
"Dedicated (by permission) to Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth."
Edition statement from Osborne, cited below.
Authorship attributed to Charles Lamb. Cf. Gumuchian, cited below.
Physical Description: [4], 136, [4] p., [24] leaves of plates : col. ill.; 17 cm.
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