The Armourer And His Craft From The X1th To The XV1th …
The Armourer And His Craft From The X1th To The XV1th …

FFOULKES, Charles. The Armourer And His Craft From The X1th To The XV1th Century. With Sixty-Nine Diagrams In The Text And Thirty Two Plates.

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FFOULKES, Charles. The Armourer And His Craft From The X1th To The XV1th Century. With Sixty-Nine Diagrams In The Text And Thirty Two Plates. London, Methuen, [1912].

Square folio. Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xxii, [2], 199, plates after photographs, illustrations in the text; offsetting from endpapers, text a little foxed, as usual; othwerwise very good.
First edition of this impressive work by the arms and armour specialist, who catalogued the holdings at Oxforsd and was in charge of the armouries in the Tower of London. Leter he became instrumental in getting the Imperial War Museum on a modern footing.

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