Planché, J. R. [Rouge Croix]
Title: The Pursuivant of Arms or, Heraldry founded upon facts
Book Condition: Good +
Publisher: London Robert Hardwicke 1859
Seller ID: 0001201
An interesting book on heraldry, reviewing the history of the study and the origins and meanings of the symbology. Contains a bright chromolithographic title page with tissue guard and over 200 small wood-cuts throughout the book. The maroon brown cloth covered boards are heavily blind embossed and have gilt lettering to the upper board and backstrip. There are previous owners names written on the front pastedown and one of the prelims. 233x150mm. 220pp. Corners bent, top/bottom of backstrip bent with short tears and some loss [c. 5mmx10mm] to top of backstrip. Some brown spotting to prelims.
heraldry, coat of arms, armoury, college of arms, wood-cuts,