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British and foreign arms & armour

Charles Henry Ashdown

British and foreign arms & armour

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Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack in London ; Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Statementby 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.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 384 p. :
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL17606388M
OCLC/WorldCa1392042

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