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In armis ars. [Catalogue no. 3. By Ian D. D. Eaves et al; edited by Peter Scott-Edeson, John Wallace]

by Finer (Peter), firm

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Shipston-on-Stour (Warks): Peter Finer, 1997     ¶ A typically lavish catalogue prepared by the leading dealers in the field; presenting sixty-four exceptional swords, helmets, shields, crossbows, quivers, armors, maces, cannon, pistols, powder-flasks, daggers, knives, rifles, rapiers, fowling-pieces, saddles, bayonets, mortars, etc, chiefly Continental, chiefly ca 1300 - ca 1860; including an important large "Still life of arms and armour from the collection of Sir Richard Wallace" by Desgoffe 1883 (pages [11-18]).   ||| Collation: In 8s (297 x 210 mm): Eighty-four leaves, paginated [1-168] (ie, not paginated). Pages [1-2] and [167-168] are pasted down, as issued.  Illustration: Numerous full-page and smaller color illustrations throughout.  Binding: Publisher's black linen lettered in gilt. Color-pictorial dust-jacket.  Condition: Fine.  Reference: MMA. .
  • Bookseller: Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000580
  • Title: In armis ars. [Catalogue no. 3. By Ian D. D. Eaves et al; edited by Peter Scott-Edeson, John Wallace]
  • Author: Finer (Peter), firm
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: Peter Finer
  • Place: Shipston-on-Stour (Warks)
  • Date published: 1997
  • Keywords: Finer Peter firm In armis ars Catalogue no number 3 iv Peter Scott-Edeson Scott Edeson John Wallace Shipston-on-Stour Shipston on Stour Warks Warwickshire Peter Finer 1999   NNMMA subjects: Peter Finer Firm catalogs Armor catalogs Weapons catalogs Fi
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