- Amazing History of Early Weapons, The American Machinist Magazine$12.00
The Amazing History of EARLY WEAPONS contains articles from 1918 Issues of the American Machinist Magazine. These articles cover: Cannon Making in Past Centuries; Musket Manufacture in Past Centuries; Early Attempts at Submarine Building; Modern Hand Grenades; Early History of the Marine Torpedo; Ancient Helmet Making; Development of Gun Manufacture; The Forerunner of the Tank; Fighting with Fire in Ancient Times; Early Attempts at Rapid-Firing Guns; Making Boring Bars for Big Guns and Intrenchments and the Wire Barrier.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 110Learn More
- Antique Swords & Daggers Veleanu, Mircea$55.00
Antique Swords & Daggers is a fascinating collection of edged weapons from Europe, America, the Middle East, Asia, Japan, and Africa. It includes their characteristics, historical uses, and current values.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 288 Illustrations: 1290Learn More
Clad in armour and mounted on horseback, knights were noble warriors who lived hundreds of years ago in a world where mighty castles dominated the landscape and rival forces clashed in blood-soaked battles. Enter a world filled with heroism, romance and warfare and find out about the rise and fall of the most feared warriors in medieval Europe. A young readers guide to the Medieval World.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 12" x 10 1/2" Pages: 29 Illustrations: 100 with lots of pull-out picturesLearn More
- Knights In Shining Armor Sinkević, Ida$28.00
Myth and Reality 1450-1650
This scholarly significant, popularly written, and beautifully illustrated work explores the multiple rolls of arms and armor in the Renaissance and Baroque societies. During the period between 1450-1650, gunpowder weapons and new military technologies gradually extinguished the need for knights in shining armor on the battlefield. In this period, unsurpassed production of elaborate, richly decorated, and superbly crafted suits of armor became a symbol of status and was worn increasingly for ceremonial purposes and adopted into everyday life and dress.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11.5" x 10.75" Pages: 84 Illustrations: 111Learn More