ARMORIAL FAMILIES, A.C. Fox-Davies, 4th edn., 1902; a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour; arranged by family names, with biographical and heraldic notes; numerous illus. coats of arms; xxviii+1412pp; large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. brown cloth, top edge gilt, significant wear to binding on higher part of spine and joints. 22 pounds


A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN BRITISH HERALDRY: WITH A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE ILLUSTRATIVE OF ITS RISE AND PROGRESS, H. Gough [1846], reprinted, Heraldic Publishing, New York, 1967; numerous illus. in text; index; xxx+360pp; 8vo; orig. tan cloth gilt, lightly used. 6 pounds


THE BEARING OF COAT-ARMOUR BY LADIES, Charles A.H. Franklin, 1923; signed by author; A Guide
to the Bearing of Arms By Ladies of All Ranks Whether Maid, Wife, or Widow, in England Scotland & Ireland;  illus. with 11 plates, some in colour, and text figures; xvi+144pp; 8vo;
orig. gilt dec. blue cloth, faded, lower cover stained, otherwise a sound copy4 pounds


PINNOCK: CATECHISM OF HERALDRY, publ. G. & W.B. Whittaker, 1823; explaining the nature of the various coats of arms, &c. and distinguishing them by their appropriate heraldic terms; engraved frontispiece; illus. in text; 68[+4]pp; 12mo; orig. wrappers, spine a bit worn. 5 pounds


ARALDICA, Ugo Morini, Firenze, 1929; 219 black and white heraldic illustrations; 64pp; 8vo; orig. boards with multi-coloured paper label on upper cover, pulled at top of spine, otherwise a good copy. 10 pounds






TREATISE ON HERALDRY, BRITISH AND FOREIGN, J. Woodward [1892], reprinted by David & Charles, 1969; a single volume edition [the original was published in 2 vols.]; with English and French glossaries; 56 colour plates, frequent illus. in text; index; xxxviii+858pp; 8vo; orig cloth gilt, dust-jacket, a very good copy, in orig. case. 45 pounds


HERALDRY FOR THE LOCAL HISTORIAN AND GENEALOGIST, S. Friar, reprinted, 1997; numerous illus., a few in colour; glossary and index; xi+271pp; large 8vo; pict. card covers. 5 pounds


SHIELD AND CREST, J. Franklyn, Readers Union, 1961; an account of the art and science of heraldry; attractively illustrated with colour plates and black and white figures, glossary, index, xvii+493pp; 8vo; orig. blue cloth gilt, a firm copy, without dust-jacket. 10 pounds


THE ELEMENTS OF HERALDRY, M.A. Porny, 1st edn., 1765; engraved frontispiece and 23 other engraved plates; xx+200+40pp; 8vo; disbound, stitching firm, some spotting to contents, front free endpaper missing (begins at half-title), first three leaves a little torn at corners (without loss of text). 25 pounds

A very scarce edition, not mentioned in Moule. Mark Anthony Porny was French master at Eton.





HERALDRY FOR THE LOCAL HISTORIAN AND GENEALOGIST, S. Friar, 1997; numerous illus. including 22 colour plates, xi+271pp; 8vo; orig. pictorial cloth, dust-jacket, as new. 5 pounds


HERALDS AND ANCESTORS, Sir A. Wagner, 1978; frequent illus. (some in multi-colour); 87pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, dust-jacket. 9 pounds


A NEW DICTIONARY OF HERALDRY, ed. S. Friar, 1987; many illus., some in colour; 384pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. cloth, dust-jacket, good copy. 5 pounds


THE COLOUR OF CHIVALRY, H.B. Pareira, 1950; with 30 colour plates tipped in, mounted on card; illus. by Gerald Cobb; 141pp; 4to; orig. dec. cloth, a sound copy. 20 pounds


EARLY BLAZON, Gerard J. Brault, Oxford Univ. Press, 1972; Heraldic Terminology in the 12th & 13th Centuries with Special Reference to Arthurian Literature; illus. with 3 plates and numerous heraldic drawings; index of coats of arms; xxx+299pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a very good copy except that the dust-jacket is creased and marked. 15 pounds

Heraldry books (continued )