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The Complete Encyclopedia Of Arms & Weapons: The Most Comprehensive Reference Work Every Published on Arms and Armor - with Over 1,200 Illustrations
by Leonard Tarassuk, Claude Blair

This book contains over 1,250 illustrations (250 in full color) and 275,000 words of text describing armor, crossbows, swords, daggers, axes, cannon, pistols, bayonets, rifles, lances, machine guns, mortars, shotguns, howitzers, saddles, spurs, and much more. Arranged alphabetically by subject, this book offers the most comprehensive up-to-date knowledge available for everyone interested in the subject, including dealers and collectors of antiques.

Average myArmoury rating:  (5 votes)

List Price: $14.99

Edition: Hardcover

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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
Historical Guide to Arms & Armor
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This item is on 9 member reading lists:

Phil D. :: Unrated
—Updated Dec 27, 2012

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Peter Lyon :: * RECOMMENDED *
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Stanford B :: * RECOMMENDED *
If you have any question about arms and armour this is a great source book for your researches. Written for everyman not just the scholar. I find it usefull for clearly informing students about the names, design and description of many weapons and armour bits.
—Updated Apr 29, 2007

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