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An essay on the ancient and modern use of armories : shewing their origin, definition, and division of them into their several species, the method of composing them, and marshalling many coats together in one shield : illustrated by many examples and sculptures of the armorial ensigns of noble families in this and other nations : to which is added, an index explaining the terms of blazon made use of in this essay

Author: Alexander Nisbet; William Adams; James McEuen; Thordarson Collection.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed by William Adams Junior, for Mr. James MackEuen, and sold in his shop opposite to the Cross-Well, anno Dom. MDCCXVIII [1718]
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Nisbet, Alexander, 1657-1725.
Essay on the ancient and modern use of armories.
Edinburgh, Printed by William Adams, 1718
(OCoLC)646934461
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Nisbet; William Adams; James McEuen; Thordarson Collection.
OCLC Number: 5385929
Notes: Signatures: a⁴ [cross]² 2[cross]1 A-2E⁴ 2F-2I².
Errata: page vii.
"The names of the subscribers," pages [2]-[7], 2nd group.
Description: vii, [7], 224, [16] pages, [7] leaves of plates : coats of arms (engravings) ; 23 cm (4to)
Other Titles: Ancient and modern use of armories
Essay on armories
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