A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour, as it existed in Europe, but particularly in England, from the Norman Conquest to the reign of King Charles II: With a Glossary of Military Terms of the Middle Ages
Place Published: London
Publisher: Robert Jennings
Date Published: 1824
Description: Illustrated throughout with 80 fine engraved plates, 70 of which are hand-colored; also 27 large illustrated hand-colored and gilded decorative initials. 3 volumes. Folios, contemporary half burgundy morocco with gilt spines (well-worn but still attractive; joints and hinges neatly repaired; internally bright, fresh and complete). , 20, , lxxvii, , 206; , 297; , 147, [134 glossary] pages. London Robert Jennings 1824. First edition. A very good clean copy of this impressive book.
Comments: The Greatest Color Plate Book on Armor ever Produced. Profusely illustrated with striking plates, mostly hand-colored and embellished with gold or silver.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 243688