A System of Heraldry, Speculative and Practical: With the True Art of Blazon, According to the Most Approved Heralds in Europe. By Alexander Nisbet. Edinburgh, 1984. A facsimile of the 1722 edition, complete in two hardback volumes. 4to (30cm by 22cm), viii, 440pp, xxii; ii, 109pp, 188pp, 300pp, 49pp, xvii. Frontispiece, 23 plates and text illustrations to volume 1; frontispiece, 11 plates and text illustrations to volume 2. Original burgundy rexine cloth, gilt titling to the spines, glassine dustwrappers.