~ `Genealogical and Heraldic Treatise’ Journal Book by J.S. Rundle ~
This book records the Rundle family history by J.S. Rundle, before being sent to his brother Cubitt.
This book is approximately 110 pages and contains newspaper cuttings, family trees with watercolour crests, prints of family members, and excerpts of family biographies.
Though mostly pertaining to the Rundle family of Derby, several loose inserts are included, including a covering letter inscribed “To be burned when read”.
The book is contained within hard marbled boards with a leather spine and remnant clasp.
The journal appears to have mostly been written around 1880 but includes family history going back to at least 1572.
~ Dimensions ~
The book has a width of 7.75 inches (19.5cm), a height of 9 inches (22.75cm) and a depth of 1.25 inches (3cm).
It weighs 1 kg.
~ Condition ~
Though the cover is slightly worn, the contents within the books remain crisp, readable and in an overall excellent condition.