(London / New York): The National Trust / Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (2000). First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Publisher's blue boards. In original photographic dust jacket. Some mild evidence of dust on jacket, and barely detectable dimples. Interior clean, bright and tight; near fine overall in like jacket. 240pp. Near fine / near fine. Item #17829
Extensively illustrated book on the history of heraldic armory (coats of arms), discussing the origin of many of the symbols found on noble British family crests. Also provides many photographs of the armory as designed on material objects.