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The Bearing of Coat-Armour by Ladies: A guide to the bearing of arms by Ladies of all ranks, whether maid, wife, or widow, in England, Scotland, & Ireland

by Franklin, C.A.H.

  • Hardback
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  • Catalogue No : 4907
  • Published : 1923
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : xvi,144
  • Publisher : John Murray
  • Illustrations : col frontis, b/w illus, 11 plates


The first monograph 'to deal exclusively with the heraldry of women entitles to bear arms'. Chapters include: The Origin of Armory; The Meaning of Armorial Bearings; The Component Parts of an Achievement; The Grammar of Armory; Ancient Examples of the Armorial Bearings of a Lady; Meaning of Heiress and Coheiress; Modern Rules for the Bearing of Arms…; The Uses and Applications of Armory; Heraldry as an Art; The Right to Bear Arms.


8vo, orig cloth. Vg in torn d/w (with loss), in archival protective sleeve; some light marginal foxing. Owner's book plate.

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