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A system of heraldry speculative and practical: : with the true art of blazon, according to the most approved heralds in Europe: illustrated with suitable examples of armorial figures, and atchievements of the most considerable sirnames and families in Scotland, &c. Together with historical and genealogical memorials relative thereto. /

by Nisbet, Alexander,
Additional authors: McEuen, James, ; 1911-1963.
Published by : Printed for J. MackEuen., (Edinburgh: :) Physical details: 2 v. : ill., coats of arms ; 33 cm.
Subject(s): Devices (Heraldry) ; Early works to 1800. | Heraldry ; Early works to 1800. | Heraldry ; Scotland ; Early works to 1800.

Vol. 1: [6], iv, 151 [i.e. 451], [1], xxx, [2] p., [2], 23, 11, leaves of plates -- Vol. 2: [4], ii, xi, [1], 113, [1], 294, 308, 46 p., 4, [1], 10 leaves of plates.

Title-pages printed in red and black and within simple double-lined border; volume 1 with title-page ornament.

Head- and tail- pieces; initials.

Vol.2 is dated 1742, and its imprint reads: 'printed by R. Fleming, sold by the booksellers there; and at London, by A. Millar and J. Davidson'.

Editor's preface in vol.2 signed: Robert Fleming.

Variant: Leaves A2 and B1 in vol.2 under "Morton" and "Others" respectively.

Errata p. [451] (in vol. 1).

Includes indexes.

ESTC, T135745

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1829, no. 01).

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