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Heraldic design its origins, ancient forms, and modern usage, woth over 500 illustrations by Hubert Allcock

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Heraldry.

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Edition Notes

StatementHubert Allcock.
SeriesDover pictorial archive series
LC ClassificationsCR21 .A45 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3693604M
ISBN 10048642975X
LC Control Number2003068795

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