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

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 694 pages
This resource employs an dictionary-style format that makes it easy to locate material on an astonishing variety of weapons. Arquebuses, flintlocks, matchlocks, and other antique guns appear here, as well as German armor, French rapiers, Roman short swords, Turkish crossbows, Japanese bladed weapons, and more. Features over 4,500 photographs and drawings, plus 875 figures.

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