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Engraved illustrations of antient arms and armour, from the collection of Llewelyn Meyrick, Esq. LL.B. and F.S.A. at Goodrich Court, Herefordshire; after the drawings and with the descriptions of Dr. Meyrick, by Joseph Skelton, F.S.A. author of The Antiquities of Oxfordshire, &c. Vol. I [II].

Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Printed by G. Schulze, 13, Poland Street for J. Skelton, Magdalen Bridge, Oxford., MDCCCXXX

Physical Description

2 vols.: illus.; 365 mm.

General Note

Half title in each volume, 'Engraved illustrations of arms and armour', as well as added engraved title-page. Each plate is accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress. In Vol. I, inserted loosely following plate LXX is an albumen print labelled on the verso '674. Queen Elizabeth. From a small whole length, by Lucas de Heere, from Hampton Court.'


Vol. I: [2], xxiv p., plates I-LXXIII with accompanying leaf of descriptive letterpress; Vol. II: [2] p., plates LXXIV-CL with accompanying leaf of descriptive letterpress, [11] p.

Binding Note

Spine labelled in gilt letters, 'Antient Armour', 'Meyrick - Vol. I [II]', 'R.A.' and '1830'.

Name as Subject


Arms and armour, Armour Private collections ; Catalogs


Joseph Skelton, engraver, publisher
G. G. Schulze, printer