Heraldry : Sources, Symbols, and Meaning download epub
by Ottfried Neubecker
I've read Neubecker's books now for many year. It is an excellent resource for anyone beginning a study of heraldry, containing a good overview of the history of the subject, and how the practice of heraldry developed over the centuries.
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Dr Ottfried Neubecker has contributed numerous books and articles to the understanding of heraldry. Massive book with extensive information on heradic sources and symbols. more than 1700 illustrations with some 1500 in full colour. He is Director of the German General Roll of Arms, on the board of the International Academy of Heraldry, and a past President of the Federation Internationale des Associations. Many specially commissioned maps along with charts and diagrammatic drawings. BOOK DETAILS:The contents are clean, tight and sound throughout.
Ottfried Neubecker (22 March 1908 – 8 July 1992) was a German vexillologist and heraldist. He was born 22 March 1908 in g in Germany, into the family of a university teacher. From 1925 he studied in Heidelberg, Geneva and Berlin and from 1926 he worked for Ministry of the Interior and for the Reichskunstwart Edwin Redslob, in field of national heraldic and vexillological matters.
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HERALDIC SYMBOLS AND THEIR MEANINGS (Glossary). BOOK: Denotes learning and a willingness to listen. Often painted with a motto on the page. ANTELOPE: The symbol of peace and harmony, the heraldic antelope is unlike its cousin in the zoo or safari park, featuring the body of a stag with the tail of the Unicorn and fearsome horns. APE and MONKEY: Used to signify sagacity. The crest of Fitzgerald. BUCKLE: The emblem of fidelity and firmness.
Sources, Symbols, and Meaning. by Ottfried Neubecker. Published 1997 by Unknown.