Simple Heraldry and Simple Custom (Two book set)
Authors: Sir Iain Moncreiffe and Don Pottinger
Hardcover - Excellent condition First Editions (1953)
"Simple Heraldry" is a concise and informative guide to the art and science of heraldry, written by Sir Iain Moncreiffe and Don Pottinger. Published in 1953, the book serves as an accessible introduction to the principles and practices of heraldic design, offering insights into the history and significance of coats of arms, crests, and other heraldic symbols. With a focus on simplicity, the authors present a practical approach to understanding and creating heraldic devices, making the intricate world of heraldry more accessible to a wider audience. The book covers key elements such as tinctures, charges, and blazoning, providing readers with the tools to decipher and appreciate the rich language of heraldry. "Simple Heraldry" is a valuable resource for those interested in the study of coats of arms, family history, or the broader cultural aspects of heraldic tradition. It's companion book, Simple Custom, does the same for the customs that at one time were said to hold together the fabric of English society.
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