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A Display of Heraldry
London: R. and J. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin, and J. Walthoe and Tho. Ward,, 1724. The Sixth Edition. Improv'd with large Additions of many hundred Coats of Arms, under their respective Bearings, with good Authorities from the Ashmolean Library, Sir George Mackenzie, &c. With all his Tract of Precedency, containing all his Rules, Observations, Arguments and chief Instances. To which is added, A Treatise of Honour Military and Civil, According to the Laws and Customs of England. By Capt. John Logan... Also an Exact List of the Baronets, from their first Creation to this present Time; and most of their Arms Blazon'd. With an Account of the Customs, Government, and Privileges of the City of London, and the other Cities of England, and Shire-Towns of each County, and their Arms. Likewise a Supplement of Scarce Tracts relating to the Office of Arms, taken from the Authentick Copies. And a Dictionary, explaining the several Terms used by Heralds, in English, Latin and French. With proper Tables to the Whole. Folio (382 × 235 mm). Late 19th century half morocco, spine in compartments with gilt titles, raised bands, blind lozenges and gilt fleurons, brown cloth sides, edges stained red. Illustrated with the Arms, Crests, Supporters, and Motto's of the Royal Family, and Nobility: The Arms of the Sees of the English Bishops, and several of the Gentry, together with the proper Habits of the different Degrees of the Nobility of England, and the Emblems of the chief Orders of Knighthood in Europe; all fairly engraven on Copper Plates. A sturdy volume, somewhat knocked at the corners and with rubbing to the raised bands, leaves cockled but clean. Very good condition. Sixth and best edition, first published in 1610. This handsome Georgian folio is justly described by Lowndes as the "best edition" on account of the large number of additional illustrations.
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