Blair, Claude The Complete Encyclopedia of Arms and Weapons: The Most Comprehensive Reference Work Ever Published on Arms and Armor
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Value Pub 1986 0517487764 / 9780517487761 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket
Red cloth covered boards. some foxing to edges of pages and edges of dj. Dust Jacket is protected by archival quality mylar cover. 544 pages including bibliography. Very large book. "The first significant encyclopedia on the subject to be published in fifty years, 'The Complete Encyclopedia of Arms and Weapons' is an indispensable reference source for anyone interested in arms and armor of all types, including Oriental, from prehistoric times to the present. The book contains over 1,250 illustrations (250 in full color) and 275,000 words of text describing armor, crossbows, swords, daggers, axes, cannon, pistols, bayonets, rigles, lances, machine guns, mortars, shotguns, howitzers, saddles, spurs, and much more." All orders processed within 24 hours.Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.