Medieval Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive by J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck
This handsome archive depicts richly detailed armor and weaponry dating from the early ninth century to the mid-1700s.
Adapted from decorative ornamentation on burial monuments and manuscripts, hundreds of finely executed images depict authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds.
100 black-and-white plates.Unabridged republication of illustrations from Waffen: Ein Beitrag zur historischen Waffenkunde, Verlag von Heinrich Keller, Frankfurt am
Softcover, 112 pages, 100 black-and-white plates.