Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Armour Books


"Armour"             "Grancsay, Stephen V."          "Arms & Armor, Essays from 1920 to 1964"         "New York; 1986 The Metropolitian Museum of Art"            "9" X 12" - 542pp. - profusely illustrated - 115 articles from the Metropolitian Bulletin - a brand new copy with Dj in mylar -               $300.00

"Armour"         "Clephan, R. Coltman"          "The Tournament, Its Periods and Phases"           "London; 1919 Methuen & Co."           "10 1/2" X 12 3/4"   195pp. - 23 full page plates - gilt decorated red buckram - corners bumped otherwise a beautiful copy of the 1st edition"                 $400.00

"Armour"       "ffoulkes, Charles J."          "Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London"         "London; 1916 HMSO"        "9 1/2" X 11" - 2 volumes - 499pp. - 100's photo illustrations plus textual illustrations - blue buckram spines with gilt decorated blue cloth - this is a beautiful set of hard to find armour books"                       $750.00

"Armour"         "Trapp, Oswald Graf - translation by Mann, James Gow"        "The Armoury Of The Castle Of  Churburg"        "10 1/2" X 12 1/2"  - 324pp. - 72 plates each with several photos plus numerous diagrams - 1st edition, IN ENGLISH with rare dust jacket - DJ is fine as is book, there is a stain on the fore edge that does not effect the interior of the book - this is a really beautiful copy of this title, far superior to the very expensive re-print, a rare and highly collectible book"                  $1650.00                              

"Armour"            "Belous, Russell E."            "Arms and Armour at the Los Angeles County Museum"            "Los Angeles; 1969 Ward Ritchie Press"            "9"" X 11"" - 128pp. - ltd. edition of 1000, many photos - rare in the hard-bound edition - near fine"            $45.00           


"Armour"            "Norman, A.V.B."            "Arms and Armour"            "New York: 1972 Octopus Books"            "8 1/2"" X 10"" - 96pp. - wonderful illustrations - Pristine mint condition"            $25


"Armour"            "Norman, A.V.B. & Wilson, G.M."            "Treasures from the Tower of London"            "London: 1982 Center for Visual Arts"            "8"" X 10 1/2"" - 131 pp. - beautifully illustrated catalog of the only collection from the Tower to ever tour the U.S. - softbound, as new"            $25.00          


"Armour"            "Tavard, Christian-H."            "Le Livre des Armes & Armures"            "Milan; 1977 Hier & Demain"            "10 1/2"" X 13 1/2"" - 379pp - 100's photos, most all in color, many line drawings - covers all aspects of arms and armour, a beautiful book in fine condition with like DJ - in French"            $125.00            

"Armour"            "Andrews, William"            "Old Time Punishments"            "New York; n.d. Crown"            "5 1/2"" X 9"" - 251pp. - near mint"            $22           


"Armour"            "Brereton, J. M."            "The Horse in War"            "New York; 1976 Arco"            "7"" X 10"" - 160pp. - rubbed D.J., signature on front fly otherwise near fine"            $22.00           


"Armour"            "ffoulkes, Charles"            "Decorative Ironwork"            "London; 1913 Methuen & Co."            "10 1/2"" X 13"" - 148pp. - 100's illustrations - decorative green cloth, corners bumped, very good +"            $125.00            


"Armour"            "Turnbull, Stephen"            "The Book of the Medieval Knight"            "New York; 1985 Crown"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 192pp - 100's of illustrations - mint new"            $27.5           


"Armour"            "Barber, Richard & Barker, Juliet"            "Tournaments, Jousts, Chivalry and Pagents in the Middle Ages"            "New york; 1989 Weidenfield & Nicolson"            "9"" X 12 1/2"" - 225pp - magnificently illustrated in color and black and white - mint new in like DJ"            $27.5           

"Armour"            "Thomas, Bruno & Gamber, Ortwin"            "Katalog der Leibrustkammer"            "Vienna; 1976 Kunsthistorisches Museum"            "6 1/4"" X 8 1/4"" - 264pp - 126 photographic plates of armour and swords plus 12 pages of photographs of armourers marks - black decorated cloth in glassine wrapper - book near mint, some corner wear and light rubbing to glassine"            $100.00            

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