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THE CURIOSITIES OF HERALDRY.
Lower, Mark Antony.

THE CURIOSITIES OF HERALDRY.

With Illustrations from Old English Writers. John Russell Smith 1845.
1st Ed. xvi + 319pp. + [i] + 20pp. publ. cat. Chromolitho. half title and numerous wood engravings from designs by the Author. Ex.-libris Joseph Boord, some sporadic light spotting, upper hinge sl. tender but firm, original dec. gilt lettered blind embossed red cloth with gilt device to centre of both boards, some soiling and rubbing, wear to corners joints and spine. Mark Antony Lower (18131876) Sussex historian who founded the Sussex Archaeological Society and is credited with starting the "cult of the Sussex Martyrs", however he was against the excesses of the "Bonfire Boys".
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