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A Display Of Heraldry. By John Guillim. The 5th Edition much enlarged. Manifesting a more easie access to the knowledge thereof than hath hitherto been published by any, through the benefit of method, whereunto it is now reduced by study and industry. To which is added a Treatise Of Honour Military & Civil [Analogia Honorum in 2 Parts 1677 & 1678] . collected out of the most authentick authors both ancient and modern by Captain John Logan. Illustrated with variety of sculptures . with a Catalogue Of The Atchievements [sic] of the nobility of England, with divers of the gentry, for examples of bearings.

HERALDRY : John Guillim : Captain John Logan : Vandyck.

Published by Roycroft for Blome 1679., 1679
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* With 2 Additional Plates. * 5th Edition : The Display with numerous armorial figures throughout the text : and the Analogia Honorum with numerous engraved portraits and also engraved plates of armorial bearings : see note below. Contemporary mottled calf, handsomely rebacked and recornered in modern niger morocco, spine with green morocco label and gilt armorial insignia. Folio, pp[xii] + 317 + [9]; Analogia Honorum pp181 + [9]. Original mottled calf a little dried on the surface, else an excellent copy. See Lowndes calling for 73 plates : this copy with a portrait of the Earl of Craven rather than the portrait of the Baron of Worlabye called for by Lowndes : ** and with 2 additional ** portrait plates making 75 plates in all. Guillim's great work in which he 'indeed systematised and illustrated the whole science of heraldry' [DNB]. One of the best editions : with the first appearance of Logan's Treatise with its 'hundreds of engravings of arms and many full-length portraits, some after Vandyck' [DNB]. **** To confirm availability before ordering, please click the link Ask Bookseller A Question. Bookseller Inventory # 7803

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Title: A Display Of Heraldry. By John Guillim. The ...

Publisher: Roycroft for Blome 1679.

Publication Date: 1679

Binding: Hardcover

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