The Manual of Heraldry (1846)

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The Manual of Heraldry (1846)

S$68.00

Title: The Manual of Heraldry, being a Concise Description of the Several Terms Used and Containing a Dictionary of every Designation in the Science

Publisher: Jeremiah How, 1846.

Condition: Hardcover, pictorial cloth. Fair. Covers soiled and tanned, with foxing to pages and a few faint annotations. Inscription to ffep with names of minerals. Binding tight. Colour frontispiece, with many in-text engravings. A small, thin book, app 7″ by 4″. 132pp. excluding catalogue. 

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Description

A dictionary of design elements in heraldry and their significance, for example, the chevron, the griffin, the emerald or the shield, with each entry accompanied by an illustration where necessary. Mostly focusing on England, but also comprising designs used in Europe (including Greece & Rome) generally. A useful book for anyone interested in heraldry, and also designers and visual artists.