Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times
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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16th century arrow barrel brass brigandine Burgonet Burton Sword called carried carved Castle Chinese club Conder cord covered crossbow curved decorated Dyak edge Egerton embossed engraved fastened feet long ffoulkes FIGURE flat flintlock front Garbutt gauntlet German gilded grooves Grose habaki handle hawk head heavy Hewitt hilt hilt and scabbard hlade horn inches long India inlaid with gold iron Italian ivory Japan Japanese blade Japanese helmet Joly katana katar knife kozuka kris lacquer lance later leather Length lock loop Malay matchlock metal Metropolitan Museum miquelet mountings neck guard niello ornaments Persian piece pistol Planche plates pommel Queensland quillons relief ring riveted round Sashimono scabbard scahhard scale shaft shakudo Shamshir shape shield side sometimes spear thrower steel stone straight straps tachi throwing Tibet tsuba Turkish uragawara usually wakizashi weapon wood wooden worn