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Heraldry, past and present

John Vinycomb

Heraldry, past and present

The inaugural address of the President of the Ulster Arts Club, delivered at the opening of the session, 24th Nov., 1904

by John Vinycomb

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Published by Ulster Arts Club (Clarendon Place in Belfast) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Vinycomb, M.R.I.A. Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Vice-President of The Ex Libris Society, &c..
ContributionsUlster Arts Club (Belfast),
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19482342M

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