Simple heraldry by Moncreiffe, Iain Sir

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Published in Edinburgh .

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Previous ed.: 1953.

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Statementby Iain Moncreiffe and Don Pottinger.
ContributionsPottinger, Don.
The Physical Object
Pagination63p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17284350M

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Long out of print, Simple Heraldry: Cheerfully Illustrated (Moncreiffe and Pottinger) is the best book I have found to give to someone as an introduction to the fine science and art of heraldry. It Simple heraldry book looks like a children's book and indeed could be enjoyed by children, but for adults as well it offers a basic and thorough intruction that won't bog down the newly interested/5(22).

This book is brilliantly succinct and well laid out. A master work of simplicity and informativeness, it is helpfully and humourously illustrated. While by no means a comprehensive look at UK based heraldry it is an excellent starting point for those interested in the topic/5.

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The book is dated now, but heraldry is an ancient art, so there is still a ton of valuable information here. For children who are fans of knights, this would be a great s: 3. Simple Heraldry, Cheerfully Illustrated Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 6 Used from $20 Manufacturer: Nelson. LibraryThing Review User Review - LivingBackwards - LibraryThing. For the basics, it's a great resource. Doesn't really help with defining periods or places of historical heraldry, but then I suppose that would be a different book.5/5(2).

Lovely, cheerfully illustrated book for children that introduces the basics of heraldry. The book is dated now, but heraldry is an ancient art, so there is still a ton of valuable information here.

For children who are fans of knights, this would be a great present/5(3). Heraldry Books. Simple Heraldry. By Moncreiffe of Easter Moncreiffe, Iain & Pottinger, Don. Moncreiffe of Easter Moncreiffe, Iain & Pottinger, Don Simple Heraldry. The Promotional Reprint Co Ltd, Provenance: Scrutton.

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Simple Heraldy Cheerfully Illustrated - Iain Moncreiffe & Don Pottinger This book on heraldry is so cute and funny and quirky and I just really enjoy it, but also I was thinking about this in Author: Lilly Ashton.

A beautiful book which deals with the art of heraldry in four parts: (1) the history of heraldry, (2) fauna and flora, (3) heraldic monsters, and (4) changing styles and choices of devices.

Very well illustrated, with many pictures directly from grants of arms. (Ton de Witte). Simple heraldry: iain-moncreiffe-don-pottinger: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

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National Emergency Library. Top Simple heraldry by Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Iain, Sir, Publication date Topics Heraldry -- Great Britain, Heraldry, Great Britain PublisherPages: Heraldry is the practice of devising, granting, displaying, describing, and recording coats of arms and heraldic badges.

Officers of arms (Kings of Arms, Heralds and Pursuviants) practice heraldry and also rule on questions of rank or protocol. Impetus was given to the development of heraldry by the 12th century Crusades, particularly the ˜ird Crusade inby which time heraldry had ‘broken out all over Europe’.

˜e earliest shields had been simple a˝airs in one or two colours and, later, sported geometric shapes in a contrasting colour. With the arrival of the graphical. Simple heraldry. [Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Sir; Don Pottinger] -- This book explains heraldry, from the the origins of the armorials in the Middle Ages down to the arms of well-known living personalities such as the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Lord.

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The author covers the most important points of Portuguese grammar in the clearest possible way, concentrating upon the. A beautiful book with much information on heraldry. Moncreiffe, Iain and Don Pottinger, Simple Heraldry, Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson & Sons,64 p. A delightful classic, the work of two Scottish heralds.

Neubecker, Ottfried, Heraldry: Sources Symbols and Meaning, London, McGraw-Hill,p. Profusely illustrated, it examines each. Hardcover.

Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. printing of a basic guide to heraldry, told by experts in a simple, humorous manner with "cheerful" illustrations. If this were a modern book, it might be part of the "For Dummies" series.

Children's books Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Iain, Sir, Simple heraldry. [London] Nelson [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk; Don Pottinger.

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Basic Heraldry Books Fox-Davies, Arthur C., A Complete Guide to Heraldry, New York: Bonanza Books, A general introduction to modern English heraldry. It contains many illustrations of charges, with detailed discussion of terms of blazon.

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0 users rated this 1 out of 5 stars 0. Would recommend.5/5(2). Heraldry is the art and science of designing and using a coat of study of coats of arms is also called practice of using distinct markings on a person's shield started in the Middle Ages, when a knight's helmet covered his face, making everybody look the same in battle.

At first, only knights and nobility had coats of arms, but in the Middle Ages, some cities started using. A beginner's Guide to Heraldry More Pages. Ordinaries are the simple shapes used on heraldic shields, against a colour, Pictures of them also appeared in 'bestiaries', a popular kind of illustrated medieval story-book.

Here are some you could use: Dragon: the earliest and most common fabulous beast, also used as a badge by Romans, Anglo. Another result of this commission was Pottinger's meeting and collaboration with Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, on the book Simple Heraldry, Cheerfully Illustrated.

This book was a best-seller and was reprinted three times in its first year. No small part of the success were Pottinger's "cheerful" illustrations. Heraldry: 1) Heraldry is the graphic representation of an individual or family (a “coat of arms”) that is on a shield or other conventional military-derived shape (like a flag, or surcoat worn over armor); is heritable according to specific customs (which differ in different European countries); has recognizable graphic design elements.

About Iain Moncreiffe: Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 11th Baronet, CVO, QC, Ph.D. was a British officer of arms and ed /5.

Beauchemin, [The best source for French-Canadian heraldry, but must be used with caution.] Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Sir Iain, and Don Pottinger. Simple Heraldry, Cheerfully Illustrated. New York: Mayflower Books, [This children’s book is perhaps one of the best introductions to heraldry, I prize my copy of it.].

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The book also includes many good quality color or black and white photographs of heraldic display, spanning the time from the beginning of heraldry to the present day. The book discusses the Grammar of Heraldry, Heraldry in Scotland (including the Royal Arms and their history), regalia, the Achievement, cadency, marshalling, Lyon Court.

There can be very little doubt that the "Display of Heraldry" is an accurate representation of the laws of Armory which governed the use of Arms at the date the book was written; and it correctly puts forward the opinions which were then accepted concerning the past history of the science.

Heraldry (/ ˈ h ɛ r ə l d r i /) is the profession or art of devising, granting and blazoning heraldic devices (also referred to as armory or armorial bearings), tracing genealogies and ruling on questions of protocol or term may also refer to traditional ceremonies and pageantry as well as the armorial devices themselves, along with their history.

Heraldry also encompasses. Author Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Iain, Subjects Heraldry - Great Britain.; Great Britain.; Heraldry - History. Summary This book explains heraldry, from the the origins of the armorials in the Middle Ages down to the arms of well-known living personalities such as the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Lord Beaverbrook and Commander Douglas Fairbanks Jnr.

-- book jacket.I'll give you the same recommendation I give everyone, which is Simple Heraldry, Cheerfully Illustrated as a good starter book (it also helps that it's profusely illustrated and available for free on the internet, though if you don't like reading on a screen, it's also available fairly cheaply from Amazon).

There's lots else you could read - see here for a decent selection - but the task is.In heraldry, a charge is any emblem or device occupying the field of an escutcheon (shield).

That may be a geometric design (sometimes called an ordinary) or a symbolic representation of a person, animal, plant, object, or other French blazon, the ordinaries are called pièces, and other charges are called meubles ("[the] mobile [ones]").

The term charge can also be used as a verb.

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