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PYRON, Pyron du Martre, Antoine (fl. 1763--1782)
The elements of heraldry, containing a clear definition and concise historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science. ... To which is annexed, a dictionary of the technical terms made use of in heraldry. By Mr. Porny, French-master at Eton-College. The second edition corrected.
London:, printed for T. Carnan, and F. Newbery, junior,, 1771.
xx, 254, [54] p., engr. frontis., XXIV pl. : wdcut illus. ; 20.5 cm. (8º)

First edition 1765. Mr. Porny = Antoine Pyron du Martre. With a half-title and final leaf of advertisements for other works by the author 'printed for Mr. Nourse in the Strand, London; and may be had of any Bookseller in Great Britain, with the usual Allowance to Schools.' Not in Roscoe. ESTC t94007.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 3s., 4 February 1807. (Spiers Box).

Binding C18th sprinkled sheep, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3062

Additional Names Thomas Boone; Porny, Marc Antoine, pseud.

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