Characers of Jean de La Bruyère

TitleCharacers of Jean de La Bruyère
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1885
AuthorsVan Laun H
CityLondon
LibraryBlenheim Palace Oxfordshire
BindingBound in red goatskin by C. Cross, with stamp 4 in gold on both covers
BinderCross, C. (London)
Stamp(s): 
Spencer-Churchill, Charles Richard John, 9th Duke of Marlborough  (1871 - 1934) (Stamp 4)
Dimensions:
Arms Quarterly 1 &4. Quarterly argent and gules in the second and third quarters a fret or overall on a bend sable three escallops argent (Spencer) 2 &3. Sable a lion rampant argent on a canton argent a cross gules (Churchill) in chief an escutcheon charged with the cross of St George thereon an escutcheon charged with three fleurs-de-lys (France) as an honourable augmentation Crests 1. A lion couchant gardant holding a banner charged with a dexter hand apaumé (Churchill) 2. Out of a ducal coronet a griffin’s head between two wings raised gorged with a bar gemelle (Spencer) Coronet of a...
Heraldic Charges: 
bend, on acanton, on acastles (3)coronet, ducal, out of acrossescallops (3)escutcheonescutcheon, on afretgarbs (2)griffin's head and wingshandlion couchant gardantlion rampantquarterly