Title: Genealogical tables of the sovereigns of the world, from the earliest to the present period, 1795
Author: Sir William Betham
Publisher: London, Printed for the Author
Condition: Very Good
Betham’s extremely thorough genealogy history of the world, with family trees for the nobility of the world and legendary figures, including that of the Biblical families and Jesus Christ. From the beginning with Adam and his lineage, to the Chaldean Kings before the Great Flood, the line of King David, the Visigoths in Spain, to the Dukes of Montpensier, this book provides an astounding array of genealogical trees for every conceivable royal house, ending with a massive folding tree of the House of Cromwell, of which namesake the great Oliver Cromwell descends from.
There is a coat of arms tooled into the front and back cover.
One finely bound volume in large folio, unpaginated but assumedly many hundred of pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with wear and rubbing to the boards. The volume has been rebacked in vellum, which compliments the contemporary calf binding. There is very minor foxing throughout.