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The Elements of Heraldry, Containing a Clear Definition, and Concise Historical Account of that ... Science, the Origine, Antiquity and Divers Kinds of Coats-of-Arms... Dictionary of the Technical Terms Used in the Science of Heraldry. Part II.

[London]: Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, Jr., [1777]. Third Edition, corrected. Hardcover. Mark Anthony Porny was the pseudonym of Antoine Pyron du Martre. He apparently was a French language teacher in 18th century England. This is the dictionary volume for the Part I text that includes over 500 various examples of royalty and heraldry, a small and charming illustrated 18th-century book on European heraldry. Includes alphabetical list of heraldic terms. Very Good+. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Binding intact with some discoloration and foxing. Tape on title page, does not interfere with text. Rebound in red cloth with gilt lettering with new endpapers. 95-334 pages (two of two volume), 21 unnumbered leaves of plates (copper plate engravings), illustrations. Untrimmed, edges, and few uncut pages. Otherwise, a nice copy of the Part II [dictionary annex]. Item #9622

Price: $125.00