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The Illustrated Book of Heraldry: An International History of Heraldry and Its Contemporary Uses

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This informative book looks not only at the medieval world in which heraldry thrived, but also at its language, the elaborate system of coded messages it conveyed, and its inextricable link with chivalry. Featuring more than 700 illustrations, it also covers both the larger aspects of heraldry and everyday heraldic uses, and contains a comprehensive glossary. The book examines the history of heraldry from medieval tournaments to modern applications around the world - its origins and development, heralds and the Law of Arms, ...

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The Illustrated Book of Heraldry: An International History of Heraldry and Its Contemporary Uses
2018, Lorenz Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780754834601

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