Quantity: 1 available
Tall hardback, approx 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Bevel-edged boards bound in blue cloth with blind-panelled boards and gilt lettering and crest to front. All page edges gilt. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some minor darkening to edges of boards, with a small dark spot to front. Endpapers clean, a couple of light foxing spots to frontis map, with faint line to title pg. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout, plates clean and bright. Else an excellent clean and tight copy. 162pp. Fold out colour map to front. Illustrated with 2 beautiful colour chromolithographic plates of daggers and sword-hilts. 13 b&w plts. (including several fold-out) & 35 B&W figures within text.
Title: An Illustrated Handbook of Indian Arms; Being a Classified and descriptive catalogue of the Arms exhibited at the India Museum: With An Introductory Sketch of the Military History of India.
Categories: Military Subjects,
Publisher: London, William H. Allen & Co. 1880.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83711
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