Armour and Weapons
by Charles John Ffoulkes
Publisher: Clarendon Press 1909
Number of pages: 120
With an immense amount of information condensed into a compact book, Armour and Weapons provides a clear presentation of the history of personal military protection for people and horses from chain mail to highly ornamental costumes. Illustrated with the author's excellent, detailed line drawings and photographs, the book is designed to serve as both a means of studying the history of armor and its associated weapons and as a short guide to the craft of the armorer.
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