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The academy of armory, or, A storehouse of armory and blazon : containing the several variety of created beings, and how born in coats of arms, both foreign and domestick; with the instruments used in all trades and sciences, together with their terms of art; also the etymologies, definitions, and historical observations on the same, explicated and explained according to our modern language; very useful for all gentlemen, scholars, divines, and all such as desire any knowledge in arts and sciences: PB 1-1912

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Current Location: In storage

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The academy of armory, or, A storehouse of armory and blazon : containing the several variety of created beings, and how born in coats of arms, both foreign and domestick; with the instruments used in all trades and sciences, together with their terms of art; also the etymologies, definitions, and historical observations on the same, explicated and explained according to our modern language; very useful for all gentlemen, scholars, divines, and all such as desire any knowledge in arts and sciences

Maker(s)

Author: Holme, Randle
Editor: Jeayes, Isaac Herbert
Publisher: Roxburghe Club
Printer: J. B. Nichols and Sons

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Description

By Randle Holme, of the City of Chester, Gentleman Sewer in Extraordinary to His Late Majesty King Charles 2 and sometimes Deputy for the Kings of Arms. Edited [and introduced] by I.H. Jeayes. Vol. 2

"The printed edition of 1688 contained Books I. II., and the first thirteen chapters of Book III ... The remaining portion (contained in Harl. 2033-2035) namely Book III. Ch. 14 - Book IV. Ch. 4-13 (the first three chapters of Book IV being lost) is now [1905] for the first time printed" -- Introduction.
With bibliographical references and indexes.
Including: Catalogue of the books presented to and printed by the [Roxburghe] Club, London 1905.

[xxxii (in various pagings)], 543 p., [19] p. of plates : ill., coats of arms ; 36 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Production date: AD 1905

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1-1912
Primary reference Number: 145804
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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