The Bashford Dean Collection of Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Portland: Southworth Press, 1933. Limited. hardcover. Introduction & biographical outline by Keinbusch; catalogue by Grancsay. Illustrated with 64 leaves of plates including 8 line drawings and 56 finely printed black & white photographs showing an array of European arms and armour. [8], 270 pages of text (unopened pages). Thick 4to, original gray cloth-backed boards with gilt crest, top edge gilt; broken cardboard slipcase. Portland, Maine: Published by the Southworth press for the Armor and Arms Club of New York City, 1933. Limited edition - number 144 of 250 copies. A very fine copy in a good slipcase. fine.

The New York Armor & Arms Club's memorial to their first president Dr. Bashford Dean. Very scarce.

Price: $1,250.00

Item #244529