A glossary of the construction, decoration and use of arms and armor in all countries and in all times: together with some closely related subjects

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Brussel, 1961 - History - 694 pages
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Describes "10,000 different kinds of arms and armor. 875 photo-engravings illustrating over 3500 different kinds of weapons."

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Review: A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Great book. My only gripe is that the information on Chinese weapons is lacking. Sure, there's pictures of Chinese weapons, but the names of the weapons are not given, whereas all Japanese weapons shown are named. Read full review

Review: A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times

User Review  - Sean McLachlan - Goodreads

A flawed but classic study. My high school library had a copy of this book and I spent many hours poring over the descriptions of odd weapons and staring at the hundreds of photographs. When I grew up ... Read full review

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