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Ex libris Edward Rowe Mores; Thomas Astle; Philip Hills; H. J. B. Clements; John MacDonnell. On deposit from the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Ownership inscription of Philip Hills, 1785 December 21.
Modern title page in English bound in before original title page.
Printed bookseller description pasted in on verso of rear flyleaf.
Layout: Single columns of varying length. Armorial entries begin with the name of the knight and a pen and ink drawing of his coat of arms in trick, followed by a descriptive paragraph,
Decoration: 177 pen and ink drawings in trick of coats of arms.
Binding: eighteenth-century green velvet over boards; silver castle ornament mounted on front cover.
Manuscript, on paper, in a single hand, of a collection of annotated coats of arms for 177 members of the Knights of the Round Table. Each knight is represented by a coat of arms drawn in trick and followed by an explanation of each device and its appropriateness to that knight. The main text is preceded by a nine page text, "De l'invention des armes," and followed by a "Briefue narration de la table ronde."
186 p. : paper ; 155 x 95 mm.
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