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Handbook of the Severance Collection of Arms and Armor

By: Cleveland Museum of Art

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Cleveland Museum of Art: 1948-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 55-6-1912

Condition: Used: Good


Yellow paper cover is rubbed, chipped, stained, split on top and bottom of spine and previous owner's name stamped on the front cover. Foxing, fingerprints and stains throughout the book. Binding is tight.During the three hundred years between 1400 and 1700, the armorer was recognized as an artist, one who wrought into beauty a very difficult material, and whose work had, aside from it aesthetic importance, the very vital function of defending a man against the danger of death. Includes history, black and white illustrations, glossary, Armorers' marks for swords, crossbows, guns, etc. View more info