Heraldry Understanding Signs and Symbols

Heraldry Understanding Signs and Symbols

by Quarto Publishing
     
 

  • Come on a journey through the medieval world, as we explore the complex imagery and fascinating history of heraldry
  • An accessible and absorbing guide to decoding the medieval mysteries of heraldry
  • Supported by bold illustrations, this book takes the reader through the basics of heraldry, from the role of the

Overview

  • Come on a journey through the medieval world, as we explore the complex imagery and fascinating history of heraldry
  • An accessible and absorbing guide to decoding the medieval mysteries of heraldry
  • Supported by bold illustrations, this book takes the reader through the basics of heraldry, from the role of the herald in chivalry, to interpreting these ancient ciphers
  • Genuine coats of arms are deconstructed to reveal their story, and the ancient symbolism is explained in this insightful guide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785829669
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
01/20/2013
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
386,878
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Quarto Publishing Group USA, formed in 2004, creates and publishes illustrated books in North America and sells co-editions of them internationally. The division's imprints include: Book Sales, Cool Springs Press, Creative Publishing international, Fair Winds Press, Harvard Common Press, Moondance, Motorbooks, Quarry Books, QDS, Quiver, Race Point Publishing, Rock Point Gift & Stationery, Rockport Publishers, Seagrass Press, Voyageur Press, Walter Foster Publishing, Walter Foster Jr., and Zenith Press. Subject categories include home improvement, gardening, practical arts and crafts,children's books, transportation, graphic arts, food and drink, sports, military history, Americana, health and body, lifestyle, pets, and music.

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