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Published by Boydell Press in London .
Written in English


  • Heraldry, Ornamental.

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Edition Notes

On spine: Heraldic sculpture and the work of James Woodford.

Statementillustrated by the work of James Woodford; with an essay on heraldry in English sculpture by Harold Priestley.
ContributionsPriestley, H. E.
LC ClassificationsNB497.W66 P73
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p., leaf.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5320996M
ISBN 100851150047
LC Control Number72171475

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