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The accedence of armorie.


Main Author: Legh, Gerard, -1563.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed by Henrie Ballard ..., 1597.
Subjects: Heraldry > Heraldry / Great Britain > Heraldry / Great Britain / Early works to 1800.
Heraldry > Heraldry / Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / England > Woodcuts / England / 16th century.
Armorials (reference sources) > Armorials (reference sources) / England > Armorials (reference sources) / England / 16th century.
Note: Includes index, S7r/v.
Signatures: A-S⁸.
Title on t.p. printed within allegorical border, which is explained A6r-A7r. Numerous in-text woodcut ill. and coats of arms. Head- and tail-pieces composed of printer's ornaments. Two factotum initials on A2r and A4r (Salome), foliated initial on A8r.
First published 1562 by R. Tottill under title: The accedens of armory. See STC.
Author identified as Gerard Leigh at head of preface, A2r. A second preface is by Richard Argol, A4r-A5v.
Physical Description: [7], 135, [2] leaves, [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., coats of arms ; 20 cm. (4to)
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