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Heraldry for the local historian and genealogist

by Stephen Friar

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Published by Alan Sutton in Gloucestershire, Wolfeboro Falls, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Heraldry.,
    • Heraldry -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-252) and index.

      StatementStephen Friar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCR21 .F75 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1706280M
      ISBN 10086299893X
      LC Control Number92007678

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