The Resource The elements of heraldry : containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry, by Mark Anthony Porny, French-master at Eton College

The elements of heraldry : containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry, by Mark Anthony Porny, French-master at Eton College

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The elements of heraldry : containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry
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The elements of heraldry
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containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry
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by Mark Anthony Porny, French-master at Eton College
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The elements of heraldry : containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry, by Mark Anthony Porny, French-master at Eton College
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The elements of heraldry : containing a clear definition, and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The origin, antiquity, and divers kinds of coats-of-arms, with their essential and integral parts considered separately. The several sorts of escutcheons, tinctures, charges and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. Charges formed of ordinaries, celestial figures, animals, birds, fishes, vegetables, artificial and chimerical figures. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedency. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. And interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, &c. comprehended in this treatise. To which is annexed, A dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry, by Mark Anthony Porny, French-master at Eton College
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text
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20 cm (octavo)
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xx, 199 pages, 41 unnumbered page, 24 leaves of plates
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