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British and foreign arms & armour

Author: Charles Henry Ashdown
Publisher: London ; Edinburgh : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1909.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashdown, Charles Henry.
British and foreign arms & armour.
London ; Edinburgh : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1909
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Henry Ashdown
OCLC Number: 1392042
Notes: Title vignette.
Description: xv, 384 pages : including frontispiece, illustrations, plates ; 25 cm
Contents: Weapons of prehistoric man. --
The Assyrians. --
The Romans. --
Saxons and Danes. --
The Norman period to 1180. --
The chain mail period, 1180-1250. --
Chain mail reinforced, 1250-1325. --
The cyclas period, 1325-1335. --
The studded and splinted armour period, 1335-1360. --
The camail and jupon period, 1360-1410. --
The surcoatless period, 1410-1430. --
The tabard period, 1430-1500. --
The transition period, 1500-1525. --
Maximilian armour, 1525- 1600. --
The half-armour period after 1600. --
Weapons of the early and middle ages. --
Projectile-throwing engines. --
German, Italian, and other influences upon European armour. --
The introduction of gunpowder and its influence upon armour.
Responsibility: by Charles Henry Ashdown ... ; illustrated with 450 engravings in the text and 42 plates from actual examples, missals, illuminated mss., brasses, effigies, etc. ; and from original research in the British museum, the Tower of London, Wallace collection, rotunda at Woolwich, many private collections, etc.


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