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Military History - Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Various general volumes on the above. Includes collections of armour, heraldic devices, the Lore of Chivalry & other topics relating to early combat
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EXETER RONDELS

Published for the Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral. In 1983 the Cathedral commissioned Majorie Dyer to design cushioning for the stone plinth which runs along both sides of the nave. This book describes the designs and their stitches with colour illustrations.

1999, Halsgrove Publishing, , ,< L-05>,Landscape format 16pp illustrations, Very good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 804-01..............................£3.00 

ARMS AND ARMOUR IN ANTIQUITY AND THE MIDDLE AGES
by C. Boutell

Translated from the original French edition by M. P. Lacome with notes, preface and an additional chapter by Boutell on the Arms and Armour of England. Includes chapters on Stone and Bronze Age, Arms and Armour of Greeks and Persians, Etruscans, and Romans, Weapons of the Savage Races, the Dark Ages, Early Middle, and Middle Ages, Early artillery and small arms. Original publishers brown cloth binding, gilt blocking and vignettes on spine and upper board.

1869, Cassell, Petter & Gelpin, , ,< L-05>,xvi + 296pp, 71 engravings, foxing at fep, otherwise good, ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 25957-01..............................£50.00 

ARMS & ARMOUR
by Aldo Cimarelli

Fifteen pages of introductory text covering the evolution of armour and edged weapons in Europe and the East. Each of the colour photographs is annotated with a descriptive text. The drawings in the introduction are by C. Dagli Orti and the colour photographs are by M. Logli.

1973, Orbis Books, , 085613158X,< L-05>,64pp, 14 line drawings, 111 colour ills, bibliography, glossary large format, vg in rubbed dw. Tipped in photograph. Bookplate inside cover., ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 30146-01..............................£6.00 

ARMOUR AND WEAPONS
by Charles Ffoulkes

Charles Ffoulkes's noted study. A collection of the authors extensive notes and illustrations dealing with the development of European defensive armour and weapons between the XIth and the XVIIth Centuries. 1st edition

1909, Clarendon Press, , ,< L-05>,112pp, plates, figures,, index, decorative boards with pasted on clear film, good+, ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 30449-01..............................£30.00 

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY
by A C Fox-Davies

One of the accepted works on Heraldry, first published in 1909. The book traces and explains the history and development of Armorial devices through their use to identify family, rank and as an insignia for Knights and as a rallying point for battle formations. A comprehensive volume which is an essential reference work for scholars and students of the subject.

1978, Bonanza, , 0517266431,< L-05>,645pp, b&w & colour illustrations., d/w torn and worn, boards and text unmarked, ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 30622-01..............................£12.00 

ANTIQUE WEAPONS A-Z
by Douglas J Fryer

A practical guide for the collector of antique weapons from an acknowledged expert. The book consists of five sections covering Firearms and Accessories, European Swords and Daggers, Sundry Weapons (including Polearms, Staff Weapons, Maces, Crossbows, and Flails), Eastern and Native Weapons, and Japanese Weapons. Each section provides a full description of the weapons and their component parts, with diagrams. Each section is followed by numerous photographs illustrating the weapons.

1969, G Bell & Sons Ltd., , 0713515473,< L-05>,Landscape format, 114pp, numerous b/w photos & drawings, biblio, g in plastic sleeved d/w, ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 32864-01..............................£10.00 

ARMS & ARMOUR
by Stephen V Grancsay

Odyssey Library Series. A pocket-sized hardback detailing the weapons and equipment of the medieval fighting man.

1964, , , ,< L-05>,46pp, numerous col illustrations, pocket size landscape format, pictorial boards, ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 21494-01..............................£6.00 

AN OUTLINE OF ARMS AND ARMOUR IN ENGLAND FROM EARLY MIDDLE AGES TO THE CIVIL WAR
by Sir James Mann KCVO and A R Dufty

An illustrated guide to early arms and armour used in the Middle ages. The authors were Master of the Armouries.

1970, HMSO, , ,< L-05>,44pp, 4 col plates, numerous b/w ills, Good in worn covers. Prev owner signature., , CARD
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 24891-01..............................£5.00 

AN OUTLINE OF ARMS AND ARMOUR IN ENGLAND FROM EARLY MIDDLE AGES TO THE CIVIL WAR
by Sir James Mann KCVO

a brief outline of arms and armour in England designed to assist the visitor to the Armouries of the Tower of London in understanding the terminology and the changes that took place over the years. The author was Master of the Armouries

1966, , , ,< L-05>,44pp, 4 col plates and numerous b/w illustration, covers worn, text g, , CARD
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 24805-01..............................£6.00 

ARMS AND ARMOUR: PLEASURES AND TREASURES
by Vesey Norman

Looks at chain mail and its development during the Norman era, and then moves on to the Age of Chivalry and the increase in the use of plate armour and the complete breastplate. The developments in armour in war and early tournaments are closely followed.

1969, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, , ,< L-05>,128pp profusely illustrated., Blue boards marked and rubbed. Good., ,
Subject...Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry
Web No. 190-01..............................£8.00 

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