General report to the king in council from the Honourable Board of Commissioners on the Public Records, appointed by His Majesty King William IV., by a commission dated the 12th of March in the first year of his reign; with an appendix and index.
General report to the king in council from the Honourable Board of Commissioners on the Public Records, appointed by His Majesty King William IV., by a commission dated the 12th of March in the first year of his reign; with an appendix and index.

General report to the king in council from the Honourable Board of Commissioners on the Public Records, appointed by His Majesty King William IV., by a commission dated the 12th of March in the first year of his reign; with an appendix and index.

[London]: printed by command of His Majesty King William IV, 1837. First edition, folio, pp. [4], xxxiv, 516, [26]; ex-Philadelphia Mercantile Library with a few small, innocuous rubber stamps, the title-page trimmed and mounted and the first 5 leaves with gutter margins guarded, but all else clean and bright; a solid, sturdy copy in tasteful dark green buckram lettered and ruled in gilt on spine. A report, followed by a substantial appendix surveying the important papers and documents held in offices scattered across the UK, promoting the "necessity of providing for the better arrangement, preservation, and more convenient use" of Public Records of the kingdom. Item #27723

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