British Heraldry Glossary of Terms 1847 Parker illustrated leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books).
A Glossary of Term Used in British Heraldry: with a Chronological Table.
Published 1847, Oxford by John Henry Parker.
360 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated with small in text drawings, 2 full page lithographed plates.
Period full leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, front joint broken/ split yet cover still well attached, some scuffing to leather, thin scrape on rear cover, still remains overall attractive as an object. Old engraved armorial book plate to front paste down.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.