Museum of the Order of St John Library

Armorial universel contenant les armes des principales maisons estatz et dignitez des plus considérables royaumes de l'Europe : blazonnées de leurs métaux &couleurs enrichies de leurs ornemens exterieurs / corrigé et mis en ordre par C. Segoing ...

Author: Segoing, C. (Charles).
Contributor(s): Nolin, Jean Baptiste, 1648-1708 [engraver ] |
Cheneau, Henry [artist ] |
Berey, Nicolas, 1606-1665 [printer ].
Production / publication: A Paris, Chez N. Berey, 1660 Description: 12 pages, [196] leaves of plates : illustrations (engraved coats of arms) ; folio.General note: Engraved throughout (including title page), with 12 additional pages of letterpress text ("Table des pieces principales, meubles & ornemens contenus en ce recueil"). Most plates numbered, however numerous errors occur in the numbering, with some numbers repeated, and others missed. Final plate, "L'empire de la mort", is an allegorical depiction of Death as a skeleton seated on a throne of bone; signed: "Nolin f." "Henry Cheneau inventor". Letterpress text ornamented with woodcut headpieces and initials.Subject(s): Heraldry -- Europe -- Early works to 1800 | Devices (Heraldry) -- Early works to 1800
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Engraved throughout (including title page), with 12 additional pages of letterpress text ("Table des pieces principales, meubles & ornemens contenus en ce recueil"). Most plates numbered, however numerous errors occur in the numbering, with some numbers repeated, and others missed. Final plate, "L'empire de la mort", is an allegorical depiction of Death as a skeleton seated on a throne of bone; signed: "Nolin f." "Henry Cheneau inventor". Letterpress text ornamented with woodcut headpieces and initials.

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