Meyrick, Sir Samuel Rush (1783-1848) and Joseph John Skelton (1783-1871) A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour.
Meyrick, Sir Samuel Rush (1783-1848) and Joseph John Skelton (1783-1871) A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour. London: Henry Bohn, 1842-1854.
Five folio volumes, including the three original volumes and two volumes of Skelton's Engraved Illustrations of Antient Arms and Armour, the second and more complete edition of the set; hand-colored frontispiece in volume one, illustrated throughout with seventy hand-colored plates, most touched with gold; ten uncolored etchings; twenty-seven large hand-colored initials, most with gilt highlights in the volumes by Meyrick; the Skelton title illustrated with engraved titles and frontispieces, portrait, and 150 engravings; bound in uniform contemporary half red morocco with marbled paper boards, spines lettered in and tooled in gilt; some minor foxing, 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (4)
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