Reed and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical Studies, Illustrated with Engravings of Portraits and Armorial Bearings. Mary Dean Reed.

Reed and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical Studies, Illustrated with Engravings of Portraits and Armorial Bearings

New York: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1936. Full leather. Very impresive 1936 Reed (or Reid) family genealogy, privately printed for Mary Dean Reed and sumptuously bound in a highly-decorative, full morocco. A remarkably clean, Near Fine folio, with raised bands and finely-tooled devices and lettering at the compartments. Additional gilt coat-of-arms (family crests) to the panels and large sprigs of roses adorning the full-morocco pastedowns. All edges gilt, all original tissue-guards (protecting the brightly-colored "coat of-arms" plates) intact. Also includes several interesting pieces of Reed family ephemera laid-in. (From the library of Joseph Verner Reed {1937-2016}, prominent Greenwich, CT scion and former Ambassador to Morocco and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations). Near Fine. Item #13651

Price: $2,500.00

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