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familiar introduction to heraldry explaining in a series of lectures the principles of the science, and shewing its application to the study of history and architecture. by Archibald Barrington

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Published by H.G. Bohn in London .
Written in English

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  • Heraldry.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Archibald Barrington, M.D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16517144M
LC Control Number10002778

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