This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...is similar in form to that placed under the head of the effigy; its original lining of leather may be seen, a proof of its having been actually intended for use; it has, besides the narrow ocularia, or transverse apertures for sight, a number of small holes pierced on the right side in front, probably to give air; they ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...is similar in form to that placed under the head of the effigy; its original lining of leather may be seen, a proof of its having been actually intended for use; it has, besides the narrow ocularia, or transverse apertures for sight, a number of small holes pierced on the right side in front, probably to give air; they are arranged in form of a crown. Upon the red chapeau, or cap of estate, lined with velvet, with the ermined fore-part turned up, was placed the gilded lion which formed the crest. This is hollow, and constructed of some light substance, stated to be pasteboard, coated with a plastic composition, on which the shaggy locks of the lion's skin were formed by means of a mould. The chapeau and crest were, it is said, detached from the helm some years since, on the occasion of a visit by the Duchess of Kent to Canterbury. The scabbard of red leather, with gilt studs, and a fragment of the belt of thick cloth, with a single 1 I regret much that I was unable to a short account by Mr. J. Gough Nichols, examine these highly interesting reliques. in Gent. Mag. xxii. p. 384, and Mr. The following particulars are from the Hartshorne's Memoir on Medieval Emnotes by Mr. Kempe in the letterpress broidery, Archaeological Journal, voL iii. of Stothard's Effigies, where admirable pp. 326, 327. representations of these objects are given: buckle, alone remain; it has been stated, on what authority I have not been able to ascertain, that the sword was carried away by Cromwell. The gauntlets are of brass, differing only from those of the effigy in having been ornamented with small lions riveted upon the knuckles; the leather which appears on the inside is worked up the sides of the fingers with silk.1 The fact that these gauntlets are of brass may deserve notice, a...
Good. No Jacket. Book A good clean used copy of the 10th edition of a classic. Dark blue cloth, 7.75 x 5 inches, 304 pages, some uncut. Spine worn at top and bottom, corners bumped, some water damage to lower right front cover.
Very good. John Murray Ltd., London, UK, 1883. 10th Edition, VG-, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x7.5", 340pgs(Index). Small cover chips head and foot of spine, slightly shelfwear at cover fore-edge corners, bookplate on front endpaper, ink gold stamp on Dedication page, o.w. clean & tight. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Fair. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Published by DENT. Number of pages: 295. Reading copy ONLY Internally good. Bookplate. This copy undated but thought to be early 1900s.
Very Good. No Jacket. 5 1/2 x 8. 362 page hardcover with illustrations. Lectures on 4 memorials: The Landing of Augustine; The Murder of Becket; Edward the Black Prince; Becket's Shrine. Second American from the Eleventh London Edition. No date-but he prior owner name on front free endpaper is dated Christmas 1892. Green cloth exterior with title on spine in gold and crest design on front in gold. Interior has prior owner name on front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked, tight and clean. Attractive copy.
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