Arms and armour by Frederick Wilkinson

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Published by Hamlyn in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Armor -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Weapons -- History.,
  • Armor -- History.

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Traces the history of armor and edged weapons in Europe from ancient times through World War II. Also includes sections on North America, Africa, and Asia.

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Book details

Statement[by] Frederick Wilkinson.
LC ClassificationsU800 .W56 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination3-156, [1] p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4481446M
ISBN 100600303594
LC Control Number79309855

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