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
Jack Brussel, Pub., 1961 - Armor - 694 pages
An exhaustive study of arms and armor in all countries through recorded history--from the stone age up to the second world war.
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