The elements of heraldry, [electronic resource] : containing the definition, origin, and historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. The divers sorts of coats-of-arms in use; with their essential and integral parts displayed separately. The several marks whereby bearers of the same coat-of-arms are distinguished from each other. The different kings of tinctures, lines, figures, charges, and ornaments used for coats-of-arms. The laws of heraldry; practical directions for marshalling coats-of-arms, and the order of precedence. The hatchments so clearly described, that the branch and title, the deceased was of, may be readily known. Embellished with several fine cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates, containing above five hundred different examples of escutcheons, arms, &c. and interspersed with the natural history, and allegorical signification of the several species of birds, beasts, fishes, vegetables, &c. comprised in this treatise. To which is annexed, a dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry. By Mr. Porny, French-Master at Eton-College. .
- The third edition, corrected.
- London : printed for T. Carnan, and F. Newbery, junior, at number 65, in St. Paul's Church-yard, MDCCLXXVII. 
- Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
xxiv,272,p.,plates ; 8⁰.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Mr. Porny = Antoine Pyron du Martre.
With a half-title.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
- Cited in:
- Roscoe, A135 (3)
English Short Title Catalog, T94008.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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