By: John E. Cussans
Heritage Books, Inc: (1893, 2001)
Seller ID: C1837
Condition: 364 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1893, 2001), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 364 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
â€œMany are the incidents but faintly written in the pages of history, which would have forever remained dark and illegible, but for the light flashed on them by the torch of Heraldry. A shield of Arms, a Badge, or a Rebus depicted on a glass window, painted on a wall, carved on a corbel or monument, will frequently indicate, with unerring precision, the date to which such relics are ascribed, and whose memory they are intended to perpetuate, when all verbal descriptions are wanting; and the identity of many an old portrait rests on no other authority than that of a coat of arms painted at... View More...