Title Arms And Armour.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher Octopus Books, London: 1964.
0706400348 / 9780706400342
Seller ID 6309X2
In combination with numerous illustrations, the scholarly text explains how arms and armour were made, the tournaments and melees which were dress-rehersals for war itself, the decoration of armour by etching and heraldry, and the reasons for its final decline except as a sentimental adjunct to a warrior's formal portrait.
(Key Words: Military, Armament, Armour, Armor, Weapons, Medieval Studies, Middle Ages, Vesey Norman).