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grammar of heraldry. Containing: I. Rules of blazoning, cautions and observations. II. Practical directions for marshalling; with discourses on the several parts (or ornaments) of an atchievement. III. A large collection of arms, by way of example, alphabetically digested. by Samuel Kent

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StatementWith two appendices; and a list of the subscribers; to most of them their arms and titles. The whole adorn"d with proper cuts.
ContributionsMorgan, Howard Spear (bookplate)
LC ClassificationsCR19
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], x1iv, [180] p.
Number of Pages180
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Open LibraryOL19769316M

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The grammar of heraldry: With two appendices; and a list of the subscribers; to most of them their arms and titles. The whole adorn'd with proper cuts. By Samuel Kent. The second edition. [Samuel Kent] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: William S. Sloane-Evans. The Grammar Of Heraldry: Containing I. Rules Of Blazoning, Cautions And Observations, Ii. Practical Directions For Marshalling [Kent, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Grammar Of Heraldry: Containing I. Rules Of Blazoning, Cautions And Observations, Ii. Practical Directions For MarshallingAuthor: Samuel Kent. The Grammar of Heraldry. Containing: I. Rules of Blazoning,. III. a Large Collection of Arms,. with Two Appendices; And a List of the Subscribers,. the Whole Adorn d with Proper Cuts. by Samuel Kent. (Paperback) by Samuel Kent and a great selection of related books, art .

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heraldic nomenclature IT will probably be allowed that the obscurity of heraldic language could not be illustrated by a better example than that quoted at the end of the preceding chapter; and it is equally certain that what deters so many people from the study of heraldry is the mystifying blazon in which even the officials of to-day wrap up the description of quite simple arms.   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3qv92s28 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library   The practice of embroidering heraldic insignia on the surcoat, which was worn over the armour, was introduced about this time; hence the expression, coats of arms. Towards the close of the reign of Edward III., Heraldry attained its zenith; but, with the decadence of knightly chivalry and the arts, it lost much of its reputation and popularity.   The Greek Cross, or Cross of St. George, which has its four limbs of an equal length. Fig. When 'a cross' only is specified it is always to be blazoned as a Cross of St. George. Latin Cross, in which the lower limb only is longer than the other Tau Cross, resembles the Greek letter of that name.. Cross Humettée, or Couped, in which the limbs do not extend to the extremities.