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In armis ars. [Catalogue no. 4. 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, 1999     ¶ A typically lavish catalogue prepared by the leading dealers in the field; presenting forty-four exceptional helmets, swords, shields, maces, armors, pistols, daggers, guns, axes, walking-staffs, rapiers, rifles, cannon, etc, -- and even an iron prosthetic hand --, chiefly Continental, chiefly ca 1450 - ca 1800.   ||| Collation: In 8s (298 x 209 mm): Seventy-eight leaves, paginated [1-156] (ie, not paginated).  Illustration: Numerous full-page and smaller color illustrations throughout.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers lettered in gilt.  Condition: Fine.  Reference: MMA. .


  • Bookseller: Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000579
  • Title: In armis ars. [Catalogue no. 4. By Ian D. D. Eaves et al; edited by Peter Scott-Edeson, John Wallace]
  • Author: Finer (Peter), firm
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Peter Finer
  • Place: Shipston-on-Stour (Warks)
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: Finer Peter firm In armis ars Catalogue no number 4 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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fine
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
wrappers
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leaves
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