[SHELTON, Maurice]. An Historical and Critical Essay on the True Rise of Nobility, Political and Civil, From the First Ages of the World, thro the Jewish, Grecian, Roman Commonwealths, &c. down to this Present Time, to which is Annex’d The Order of Precedency; with other Curious Things: Chiefly extracted from a Valuable Manuscript, write by an Herald. With A Compleat Index to the Whole. London: Printed for C. Rivington, M.DCC.XVIII .
FIRST EDITION (195 x 125mm) pp. vii,,179,. Penmark on title page, occasional browning. Contemporary card binding. Overall in VERY GOOD condition.