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Yorke, James, fl. 1640
The union of honovr : containing the armes, matches and issves of the kings, dukes, marquesses and earles of England from the conquest, untill this present yeere, 1640 : with the armes of the English viscounts and barons now being : and of the gentry of Lincolnshire : whereunto is annexed, a briefe of all the battels which have beene fought and maintained by the English since the conquest, till the yeere 1602 / collected out of the most approved authours, former or moderne, by James Yorke, black-Smith.
Published / Created:
London : Printed by Edward Griffin for William Leake, and to be sold at his Shop in Chancery-lane, neere unto the Rolls, 1640.
Physical Description:
16, 331, 52, 76 p. : coats of arms ; 31 cm. (folio)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC: Most of the coats of arms hand-colored. Arms of Ralph Sheldon, the antiquary, stamped in gold on front cover. Bound in reversed calf. Inscription on front flyleaf: "In Posterum. Benedicta anima illius cuius humilitas confundit alterius superbiam Chry. in ests [?]". Ms inscription on t.p.: Radulphus Sheldon de Beoly. Armorial bookplate of James Frampton.
Subject Terms:
Frampton, James -- Bookplate | Sheldon, Ralph, 1623-1684 -- Autograph | Sheldon, Ralph, 1623-1684 -- Binding | Sheldon, Radulphus de Beoly -- Autograph | Heraldry -- Great Britain. | Battles -- Great Britain. | Great Britain -- Genealogy. | Nobility -- Great Britain.
Armorial bindings (Provenance) | Armorial bindings (Binding) | Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Rawlins, Thomas, engraver