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system of heraldry speculative and practical

Alexander Nisbet

system of heraldry speculative and practical

with the true art of blazon, according to the most approved heralds in Europe

by Alexander Nisbet

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Published by Printed for R. Fleming in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heraldry

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    Statementsherein marks of cadency, marshalling of divers coats in one shield, exterior ornaments, &c. are fully treated of: to which is subjoin"d several curious particulars...; and memorials of many antient and honourable families of the Scots nation ; with critical and historical remarks, on that part of Pryn"s history, known by the name of the Ragman-roll ; by Alexander Nisbet, gent.. vol.2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], ii, 113, 277 [i.e. 177], 308, 46, xi p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18889438M

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    Nisbet's historical significance lies partly in his manuals on Scottish heraldry, but mainly on his comprehensive survey of the heraldry of Scottish families, A System of Heraldry, Speculative and Practical: With the True Art of Blazon. This remains much cited, in part because Nisbet took a clear-headed view of heraldic practice, and partly. "CHALMERS of that Ilk" by Alexander Nisbet. This quotation was transcribed from "A System of Heraldry, Speculative and Practical Vol. I" by Alexander Nisbet Gent., Edinburgh argent, a demi-lion rampant sable, naisant of a fesse gules, with a fleur-de-lys in base of the last, as by our old books of blazon, and our new Register gives to.

    Scottish clans and Scottish heraldry are closely bound together. In the book "System of Heraldry, Speculative and Practical: With the True Art of Blazon", published in by Alexander Nisbet of that Ilk () a Scottish clan is defined as a social group. The Complete Book of Heraldry: An International History Of Heraldry And Its Contemporary Uses Paperback – February 6, by Stephen Slater (Author) out of 5 stars 29 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 1.


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‘A System of Heraldry, speculative and practical, with the true art of blazon,’ 1 vol. folio, What purported to be a second volume was issued in by R.

Fleming, an Edinburgh printer, but it only contained mutilated extracts from Nisbet's manuscripts.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 Achievements of the Most Considerable Surnames and Families in Scotland, &c.

Together with Historical and Genealogical Memorials Relative Thereto.Nisbet, Alexander - A System of Heraldry Speculative and Practical, 2 vols, folio, rebound, half morocco, with engraved frontis armorial and 40 plates, early pages of vol I damp stained, Edinburgh