Heraldry Understanding Signs and Symbols

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  • 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 ...
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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785829669
  • Publisher: Book Sales, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/20/2013
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 822,000
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Tammy Gagne is a freelance writer specializing in the health and behavior of companion animals. She has written more than 50 books for both adults and children.
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