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Studies in European arms and armor

the C. Otto Von Kienbusch collection in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Published by Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.
    • Subjects:
    • Von Kienbusch, Carl Otto Kretzschmar, 1884-1976 -- Art collections.,
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art.,
    • Armor -- Europe.,
    • Armor -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Armor -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementClaude Blair ... [et al.].
      ContributionsBlair, Claude., Philadelphia Museum of Art.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK6642 .S78 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1565255M
      ISBN 100812279638, 087633088X
      LC Control Number91047037

      European Arms & Armour. by Ashdown, Charles. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Compiled by a team of arms and armor specialists, this superbly illustrated, comprehensive book covers nearly 4, years of sword-making, starting with the beginnings of the Stone Age cultures and going on to document the extraordinary flowering and versatility of the sword, both as a practical tool and as a work of art, throughout history.

      Combat Studies Institute Press US Army Combined Arms Center Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. sense, this book is part of a larger effort by the Armor Branch to shape future mounted maneuver reconnaissance in a sensible and effective man- To Fight or Not to Fight? Arms and Armor of the Samurai: The History of Weaponry in Ancient Japan by Ian Bottomley (5 times) European Arms & Armor by Charles Henry Ashdown (5 times) The Book of the Sword: With Illustrations by Sir Richard F. Burton (5 times) Of Arms and Men: Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan by Stuart W. Pyhrr (4 times).

      This is a MUCH nicer book about European arms and armor than a book I bought before called Arms and Armor of the Medieval Knight. That book boasted of lots of photos, but they were mainly of the Bayeaux Tapestry and paintings. Not at all what I had hoped for. But THIS book is a gem! One more reason for me to make it to London someday/5(39).   Most non-European armor, such as Japanese samurai armor, or Chinese or Indian armor, was completely different. They used mostly “lamellar” armor, in which small plates of leather, often stiffened with layers of lacquer, were woven together with silk cord to form a light but flexible armor.


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I got this book thinking it would be a good reference for arms and armor of the High Middle Ages and Renaissance time periods, and it most certainly delivered on that expectation.

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