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

London: Robert Jennings, 1824. First. hardcover. 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). [2], 20, [2], lxxvii, [2], 206; [6], 297; [6], 147, [134 glossary] pages. London Robert Jennings 1824. First edition. A very good clean copy of this impressive book. very good.

The Greatest Color Plate Book on Armor ever Produced. Profusely illustrated with striking plates, mostly hand-colored and embellished with gold or silver.

Price: $5,000.00

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