Arms & Armor

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Knopf, Jan 1, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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Full-color photos. "An eye grabber: large, clear photographic layouts of
weapons share pages with explanatory text and definitive illustrations. Each
double spread covers a subject, from primitive weapons to the 'Guns That Won
the West'; it's easy to forget their function in the beauty of the pieces and
their clever designs. The weapons from the Middle Ages are breathtaking simply
as art. A plum pudding of a book."-- "Kirkus.

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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

A very nice book that takes you through the technological advances in weaponry through the ages, right up into you get to the firearm period, which left those doing the whole armor bit quite a few ... Read full review

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User Review  - orbitgal - LibraryThing

Beautiful pictures bring the subjects of DK's books to life. The book has words, but the pictures tell the reader all he/she needs to know. Fascinating facts a great way to learn about them. Read full review

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Dave King holds a BFA in painting and film from Cooper Union and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. He has been published in The Paris Review and Big City Lit, and he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He lives in New York.

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