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Title: Handboek der Wapenkunde; geschiedenis der wapenkunde, de practijk der wapenkunde...First edn.
Description: Gouda, Van Goor, 1857. sm.thick 8. orig. stiff printed boards within an ornamental printed typographical border. hftitle (verso blank). (xii), 521pp. Num. coats-of-arms on 5 lithogr. plates at end, with extensive descr. to plates on pp.493/494, list of families whose coats-of-arms have been described, register, suppl. notes & revision on pp. 517-522 Much more than a heraldic manual, also describes in extenso dutch nobility, heraldy of important statesmen and famous persons through the ages. A fine copy of the first edn. Rare. (small paper ex-lib. label in upper left corner of upper cover, repeated in corner of hftitle, dutch parliamentary library stamp and cancellation stamp on verso(blank) of ti.-p.).

Keywords: heraldry

Price: EUR 295.00 = appr. US$ 320.62 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 37357