SKU: 006586 Category:


A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Book #: 006586

Author: Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles; Franklin, Charles A. H. [editor]
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd
Place: New York
Year: 1954
Edition: Reprint Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good+
Jacket Cond.: Fair
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. “In this edition several alterations have been made to bring the book up to date. For this the publishers are indebted to Dr. Charles A. H. Franklyn M. D.” Illustrated cream-colored cloth over boards, deckle edges, top edges gilt, xii, 647 pages, Index, nearly 800 designs, mainly from drawings by Graham Johnston. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers very lightly soiled, small dent on fore- edge of text block and rear board. In an illustrated paper dust jacket that is discolored, especially the spine, chipped at corners and spine ends with tears at both ends of spine, soiled. Chapters include the origin of Armory; status and meaning of a coat of arms in Great Britain; the Shield, the rules of blazon; the human figure in heraldry; the heraldic lion; beasts, monsters, inanimate objects, the heraldic helmet, the crest, crowns and coronets; mottos, badges; heraldic flags, banners, and standards; marks of bastardy, armorial insignia of knighthood, armorial bearings of a lady, official heraldic insignia, ecclesiastical heraldry, hatchments, the Union Jack, “seize-quarters” and much more. Illustrator: Johnston, Graham. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 006586.