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Livery Buttons : The Pitt Collection

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Title:Livery Buttons : The Pitt Collection
Price:GBP£125.00 (about USD$155.40)
Book ID:B009-2650
Publisher:Leghorn Company, Pulborough, Sussex, 1976
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Leghorn Company, 1976, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

This book contains photographs, by the author, of nearly 3000 Livery Buttons which were made for British, Irish and foreign families in the nineteenth century. There has been a strong revival of interest in heraldry in the last few years and many people will be pleased and proud to see their family crests or arms on these button . Some of the names in this book are already immortal, the giants of that time, but it is hoped that others who simply passed this way may be brought to life again and their descendants will know them a little better. Collectors and students of heraldry will find this book an invaluable source of reference. Kings and Princes, noblemen from all ranks of the peerage, great men from military history - meet them all and their contemporaries inside. 100 full-page photo. plates each with a facing page of explanatory notes. A scarce book. Size: 4to - over 9�" - 12" tall. 269 pages. Dust Jacket has signs of wear to top of spine and edges with one small tear - now in archive acetate film protection.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Gilt titles spine. blue cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's.. Includes bibliography & indexes of: Backmarks (button-makers & tailors); Crests of British families; Crest buttons of Foreign families, & Crest Coronets & Chapeaux. Also glossary giving the meanings of heraldic terms used.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Heraldry; History; Archaeology; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0950474800. ISBN/EAN: 9780950474809. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2650.
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