Heraldry for Amateurs - A Handbook for Beginners Including Concise Instructions Regarding the Tracing of Pedigrees

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Read Books, 2008 - Reference - 240 pages
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Published in the early 1900s, this book appeared originally as a series of articles in the columns of The Bazaar and Exchange and Mart. The articles were written in response to suggestions made by the Editor of that paper as an outcome of the numerous enquiries he had received for information in matters heraldic, most of them from readers who were without any knowledge of the subject. As the title implies, this book is for amateurs only, and the intention has been to place the outlines of the science before them as lucidly as possible and so to arouse their interest and induce them to make further researches for themselves. Contents Include: A Coat of Arms and its Accessories The Shield Tinctures, (Metals, Colours and Furs) Partition Lines Charges, The Ordinaries and Sub-Ordinaries With Their Diminutives Common Charges Crests, Wreaths, Mantling and Supporters Helmets and Crowns Mottoes, Badges, and Cadency Marks Marshalling Degrees of Nobility and Gentry Liveries Hatchments Drawing and Emblazoning a Coat of Arms How to Obtain a Grant of Arms Pedigrees: How to Trace Them A Dictionary of Heraldic TermsKeywords: Early 1900s Coat Of Arms Exchange And Mart Tinctures Crests Nobility Researches Crowns Wreaths Furs Bazaar Badges Helmets Partition Outlines Colours Metals Amateurs Intention

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