Historic Heraldry of Britain - An Illustrated Series of British Historical Arms, with Notes, Glossary and an Introduction to Heraldry

Historic Heraldry of Britain - An Illustrated Series of British Historical Arms, with Notes, Glossary and an Introduction to Heraldry

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Author

Wagner, Anthony R.; Ward, Marcus (Illuminator)

Illustrator

Ward, Marcus

Publisher

No Publisher

Reference

1013

309pp, [3], contemporary full crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, single fillet border to covers, gilt roll to inner edges, t.e.g., others untrimmed, Cockerell marbled endpapers. Very minor score to lower cover, ink stamp to one of the initial blanks, otherwise internally bright and clean throughout. Manuscript on japon vellum, written in black and red, colour illustrations throughout, with a colour frontispiece and one hundred and forty-two colour coats of arms, fourteen of which have been incorporated into larger illustrations. Housed in a cloth slipcase. The writer / illuminator has based this work on the printed book by Wagner, omitting some of the notes, but adding Mr Barnard's Heraldic Summary and the frontispiece is taken from Wagner's Heraldry in England (from the notes to the rear). An attractive piece of illumination

Size

8vo

Condition

Very Good

Binding

Full Morocco

Book Type

Manuscript

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1951

Edition

First Edition

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