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KNIGHTS AND THE AGE OF CHIVALRY

By Raymond Rudorff

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) Very good in d/w with faded spine. With twenty-four pages of colour illustrations and over 100 more in monochrome, this book gives a clearly documented account of the origins and development of this brotherhood of arms. From the first mailed warriors on horseback in the Dark Ages to the Hundred Years war when knightly pageantry reached it's peak and fell below the arrow storm of the arrow storm of English Yeomen. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Viking) (ISBN: 0670414603) (Pagination: 240pp illustrations.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.91

DAS CELLAR SOLDATENBUCH

By Friedrich Schirmer

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) A German (Gothic) text study on the history, flags, standards and insignia of the regiments of Celle in Lower Saxony, from the 14th to the 19th centuries. A valuable reference source for wargamers. (Published: 1937) (Publisher: August Pohl) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 141pp, b/w photos & illustrations) (Condition: good in plastic laminated, card cover. prev. owner's inscription inside cover) UL-XXXXXX

$47.74

EXETER RONDELS

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1999) (Publisher: Halsgrove Publishing) (Pagination: Landscape format 16pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$4.77

HERALDS AND ANCESTORS

By Sir Anthony Richard Wagner KCVO

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) The author was Garter Principal King of Arms and one of the outstanding experts on the subject. He explains the functions and origins of the heralds, the armorial system, record and protection. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: British Museum Press) (ISBN: 0714180076) (Pagination: 87pp. 15 col & 31 b/w plates) (Condition: g+ in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

ARMS & ARMOUR

By Aldo Cimarelli

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Orbis Books) (ISBN: 085613158X) (Pagination: 64pp, 14 line drawings, 111 colour ills, bibliography, glossary large format) (Condition: vg in rubbed dw. Tipped in photograph. Bookplate inside cover.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

ARMS AND ARMOUR: PLEASURES AND TREASURES

By Vesey Norman

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1969) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (Pagination: 128pp profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Blue boards marked and rubbed. Good.) UL-XXXXXX

$12.73

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

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) An illustrated guide to early arms and armour used in the Middle ages. The authors were Master of the Armouries. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: HMSO) (Pagination: 44pp, 4 col plates, numerous b/w ills) (Condition: Good in worn covers. Prev owner signature.) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY

By A C Fox-Davies

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Bonanza) (ISBN: 0517266431) (Pagination: 645pp, b&w & colour illustrations.) (Condition: d/w torn and worn, boards and text unmarked) UL-XXXXXX

$19.10

ANTIQUE WEAPONS A-Z

By Douglas J Fryer

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1969) (Publisher: G Bell & Sons Ltd.) (ISBN: 0713515473) (Pagination: Landscape format, 114pp, numerous b/w photos & drawings, biblio) (Condition: g in plastic sleeved d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.91

ARMS & ARMOUR

By Stephen V Grancsay

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) Odyssey Library Series. A pocket-sized hardback detailing the weapons and equipment of the medieval fighting man. (Published: 1964) (Pagination: 46pp, numerous col illustrations, pocket size landscape format) (Condition: pictorial boards) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

ARMS AND ARMOUR IN ANTIQUITY AND THE MIDDLE AGES

By C. Boutell

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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. (Published: 1869) (Publisher: Cassell, Petter & Gelpin) (Pagination: xvi + 296pp, 71 engravings) (Condition: foxing at fep, otherwise good) UL-XXXXXX

$79.57

AN OUTLINE OF ARMS AND ARMOUR IN ENGLAND FROM EARLY MIDDLE AGES TO THE CIVIL WAR

By Sir James Mann KCVO

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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 (Published: 1966) (Pagination: 44pp, 4 col plates and numerous b/w illustration) (Condition: covers worn, text g) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

ARMOUR AND WEAPONS

By Charles Ffoulkes

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) 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 (Published: 1909) (Publisher: Clarendon Press) (Pagination: 112pp, plates, figures,, index) (Condition: decorative boards with pasted on clear film, good+) UL-XXXXXX

$47.74

ARMS & ARMOR IN COLONIAL AMERICA 1526-1783

By H L Peterson

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) The effect of weapons on the thoughts and actions of "men who cleared away the wilderness and brought the United States into being". Examines two hundred years of firearms, ammunition, equipment and edged weapons. The book was sponsored by The Company of Military Collectors and Historians. (Published: 1956) (Publisher: Bramhall House NY) (Pagination: 350pp, over 300 ills, index, large format) (Condition: tan covers, g/vg in ragged dw) UL-XXXXXX

$31.83

ARMS & ARMOUR

By Frederick Wilkinson

(Subject: Early Arms, Armour, Heraldry & Chivalry) New from publisher, unread. A study of body armour and weapons of the fighting man from the ancients to the 20th Century. looks at the development of weapons from the earliest stone hand-axes, swords, daggers and lances to the automatic weapons of today. With a separate section on weapons and armour of the Third World. (Published: 1996) (Publisher: Chancellor Press) (ISBN: 1851529578) (Pagination: 156pp, 80 full colour and b/w ills) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.91