Arms, Armour and Base-Metalwork. – Blair, Claude

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The James A de Rothschild collection at Waddesdon Manor (Signed)

Inscribed by the author, dated 1975, on the front free end page. The collection of arms and armour at Waddesdon Manor was largely formed by Miss Alice de Rothschild. Covering the period from late 15 to the early 19th century. Finely decorated swords, daggers, firearms and powder-flasks of the 16th and 17 centuries. Included is a catalogue of 16th and 17th cenutry cutlery and miscellaneous base-metalwork in the collection. Tipped in colour plates. 531 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. This is a heavy item and will incur additional shipping overseas. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good+. Some light edge-ware to extremities. Small discolouration mark on rear cover. Sunning to spine. Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt device and lettering.

Publisher: Office Du Livre for the National Trust
Date Published: 1974
Publication Place: Switzerland
First Edition: Yes
Signed: Yes
Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt device and lettering.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good+. Some light edge-ware to extremities. Small discolouration mark on rear cover. Sunning to spine.
Dimensions: 31cm x 23.5cm x 3.5cm

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Weight 3000 g