1718 1st ed Scottish Nisbet Essay on Armories Coats-of-Arms English HERALDRY

NISBET, Alexander

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Alexander Nisbet was a 17th-century Scottish historian whose works on heraldry are considered the best and most complete works on the subject ever written in Great Britain. ‘An Essay on Use of Armories’ includes 5 impressive, folding engravings of coats-of-arms as well as thorough, detailed accounts of the reigns of British royalty and the origins of their arms.

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1718 1st ed Scottish Nisbet Essay on Armories Coats-of-Arms English HERALDRY

 

Alexander Nisbet was a 17th-century Scottish historian whose works on heraldry are considered the best and most complete works on the subject ever written in Great Britain. ‘An Essay on Use of Armories’ includes 5 impressive, folding engravings of coats-of-arms as well as thorough, detailed accounts of the reigns of British royalty and the origins of their arms.

 

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NISBET, Alexander

 

An essay on the ancient and modern use of armories: shewing, their origin, definition, and division of them into their several species. …Illustrated by many examples… To which is added, an index

 

Edinburgh: Printed by William Adams Junior, for Mr. James MackEuen, 1718. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vii, [1], 224, [22]
    • 5 folding engraved plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Robt. Riddely, 1787.
      • Robert Riddely, Esq. of Glen Riddel
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
      • Visible repair at front inner hinge
    • Size: ~8.5in X 6.5in (22cm x 16.5cm)

 

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8203

Categories

Arts & Architecture

European History

Authors

NISBET, Alexander

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete