Heraldic Design: Its Origins, Ancient Forms and Modern Usage (Dover Pictorial Archive) (Paperback)

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Heraldic Design: Its Origins, Ancient Forms and Modern Usage (Dover Pictorial Archive) (Paperback)

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Rich sourcebook of approximately 500 black-and-white designs traces history and meaning of the shield, symbols, crests, helmets, and blazonry, with special emphasis on such devices as beasts, monsters, human, and part-human figures. American, British, French, and Russian costs of arms are displayed, as are insignias of the clergy, state seals, and modern institutions.
Product Details ISBN: 9780486429755
ISBN-10: 048642975X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2004
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Dover Pictorial Archive