SCOTTISH ARMS, BEING A COLLECTION OF ARMORIAL BEARINGS A.D. 1370-1678
STODART, Robert Riddle. SCOTTISH ARMS, BEING A COLLECTION OF ARMORIAL BEARINGS A.D. 1370-1678. Two Volumes.
Edinburgh: William Patterson, 1881. Folios. Cloth, top edges gilt. (ii), xxv pages, 126 chromolithographic plates numbered A-E, 1-24, 24A, 24B, 25-79, 79A, 80-118; (ii), 425, (1) pages. First edition. Limited edition, number 11 of 300 copies.
Scarce heraldic work, "reproduced in facsimile from contemporary manuscripts," with heraldic and genealogical notes by R.R. Stodart. A two-volume facsimile set of a collection of 126 brightly colored heraldic plates of Scottish families taken from the fourteenth through the seventeenth century records. This special edition was limited to three hundred copies of which this one is numbered 11. Very good.