Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches; DWNN Lewys c1550-c1616. MEYRICK Sir Samuel Rush (editor) 1783-1848 [Very Good] [Hardcover]
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VG, 1st ed, 2 Vols, 2 pls. In the publishers embossed green cloth, edges bumped corners worn. Spines, faded, gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, Vol 1, 1846, frontis, [7], ()viii-xxxii, [2], 7-340 pp, [1] corrigenda, 1 pl, yellow endpapers (with short tear to ep). Vol 2, 1846, frontis, [7], 8-370 pp, 1 pl, printed by William Rees. Some light spotting/browning to eps, Llangattock Coat of Arms to fpds to both volumes. (361*268 mm). (Lowndes 2808. Anderson 337). Title continues: Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches; Between the Years 1586 and 1613, under the Authority of Clarencieux and Norroy, Two Kings at Arms, By Lewys Dwnn, Deputy Herald at Arms; Transcribed from the Original Manuscripts, and Edited, with numerous explanatory notes. Meyrick, antiquary and historian of arms and armour, published various titles his last being an edition of Lewis Dwnn's Heraldic Visitation of Wales, for the Society for the Publication of Ancient Welsh Manuscripts (1846). for a full Bio see ODNB
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