By Col. H. C. B. Rogers
London   Seeley Service & Co. Limited
10" by 6" [2], 205pp
A wonderful exploration into the subject of heraldry, as well as its modern uses, with an array of coloured illustrations throughout.
By Col. H. C. B. Rogers

1955 The Pageant of Heraldry: An Explanation of its Principles & its Uses To-day

London   Seeley Service & Co. Limited
10" by 6" [2], 205pp
A wonderful exploration into the subject of heraldry, as well as its modern uses, with an array of coloured illustrations throughout.
£45.00
: 0.5kgs / : 907Y30

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

Illustrated throughout, including a monochrome frontispiece and seven colour plates. Collated complete. 

In the publisher's original cloth binding. In the original clipped dust wrapper. 

A fascinating study into heraldry, with sections on armorial flags, meanings behind the choice of beasts, knighthood and more. It also looks at the use of heraldry into the twentieth century, with descriptions of uses such as bookplates, seals and garments. 

Complete with a full index to the rear of the work.

Condition

In the original cloth binding. In the original clipped dust wrapper. Externally, very smart with minor shelf wear, with slight fading to the edges of cloth. Dust wrapper is sunned to the spine with handling marks to the wrap. Slight edge wear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with scattered spots to the endpapers. Contemporary ink inscription to the front free endpaper.

Near Fine

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