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Book Description

Decorative Heraldry: A Practical Handbook of its Artistic Treatment by G W Eve, published by George Bell, London 1897. A 1st edition. In stiff cloth-covered boards size 19 by 14 cm. 281 pages. Contains over 180 illustrations, including several full-page photographs and one colour plate. Title gold-stamped to front and spine. Some foxing and wear to head and foot of spine. Originally the property of the artist and illustrator Walter Crane. The front endpaper contains a splendid example of his bookplate, with its lines from the Rubiayat and an image of a crane peering into the jug of wine, surrounded by decorative borders and lettering. Book Fair to Good condition, bookplate VG.
Author Eve
Date 1897
Binding Stiff cloth covered boards
Publisher 1897
Condition Fair to Good

Price: £175.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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