Pursuivant of Arms Heraldry Founded Upon Facts 1873 J.R. Planche old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Heraldry, Nobility, Noble Devices, Coat of Arms).
The Pursuivant of Arms, or Heraldry Founded upon Facts, by J. R. Planche.
Published 1873, London, by Chatto and Windus.
299 pages. Text in English. Publishers 32 pp. catalogue at rear.
Chromo-lithographed frontis protected by original tissue guard. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ 200 woodcuts.
Publisher's illustrated cloth binding, gilt title lettering & pictorial spine decorations, gilt pictorial cover decoration, embossed cover designs.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 3/8" W.