This book is very useful and beneficial for both genealogical and Medieval research. Very detailed with lovely pictures and information goes deep into the subtopics.
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, London, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Graham Johnston (illustrator). undated c1950 hardback of 647 pages, printed on rough cut paper, top edge guilt. Well illustrated with over 800 line drawings by Johnston, of shields of birds, beasts, lions, heraldic brasses, crowns and coronets. A history of the origins of armoury, the heralds and officers of arms, the field of a shield and the heraldic tinctures also given. Interior is spotless, beige cloth covers. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name pencilled on endpaper.