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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. vii, 200pp with some figures in the text, followed by 85 handsomely printed plates (331 daggers), printed one side only and protected with tissue. Thick 4to, handsomely bound in full burgundy leather with red morocco label. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. Limited edition of 900 copies. A fine copy of this exceedingly rare catalogue. Plates printed at the Imprimerie de Vanguard, Paris.
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1992. Essays by William Tilley and Walter Compton II. Catalogue by Robert Haynes and D. Martin Lorber. 100 items illustrated in beautiful, detailed photographs, several with more than one picture. 321pp., large 4to, black cloth, d.w., pictorial board slipcase; minor handling of the dust wrapper. New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, (1992). A fine copy in a very good (+) dust wrapper. Essays by William.
Paris: Lahure, 1895. Illustrated with 40 rather charming color figures throughout the text. 59 pages with text in French. Slim 8vo, bound in contemporary 3/4 blue morocco (rubbed but sound and attractive). Paris: Imprimerie Generale Lahure 1895. First edition in French. A near fine copy of this rather scarce fencing book. OCLC lists only 2 copies -- at West Point & New York Public Libraries. Exercises for the teaching fencing in Russian cavalry squadrons, on foot and on horseback. Originally...
Leiden: Elzevier, 1628. 2 books bound in one volume. Part I with 16 preliminary leaves including the beautifully engraved title, portrait, and 9 armorial plates, followed by 33 numbered engravings, all but one double-page, and each with 4-12 pages of explanatory text. Part II with 13 double-page plates and explanatory text. Including the title, there are 57 magnificent plates in all, engraved by Crispin de Pass, Bolswaert, Gellius, Stockius, and more than 10 other artists, depicting full-length figures in all...
London: Spring books, 1967. 253 plates, some in color, 159 text illustrations. 491 pages. Very thick small folio, white cloth (some discoloration and light bumping). London: Spring Books, (1967). First edition. Ownership signature, else a very good(+) copy. Magnificently illustrated account, by an outstanding military historian of Prague.