Catalogue of European arms and armor by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Weapons,
  • Armor,
  • Weapons -- Catalogs,
  • Armor -- Catalogs

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [211]-215.

Book details

Statementby Bashford Dean.
GenreCatalogs.
SeriesIts Handbook,, no. 15
ContributionsDean, Bashford, 1867-1928.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK6602.N5 A5
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p.
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6969261M
LC Control Number06016292
OCLC/WorldCa9450623

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