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    Seventy Colored Plates of Armor

    Samuel Rush Meyrick. A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour, as it existed in Europe, but particularly in England, from the Norman Conquest to the Reign of King Charles II, with a Glossary of Military Terms of the Middle Ages. In Three Volumes. London: Printed by G. Schulze for Robert Jennings, 1824. Three large quarto volumes. 22, [lxxvii], 206; 247; 147, [132, glossary] pages. Additional engraved title pages, seventy hand-colored plates, ten black and white plates, and large color historiated initials. Half brown calf over marbled paper covered boards, five raised bands with titles on spines, upper edges gilt, matching marbled endpapers. First and third volumes front boards detached, second volume with front board coming loose, boards rubbed, soiled and scratched, backstrips with tears and surface leather loss (volume three lower two-thirds open), joints and hinges cracked; fly-leaves creased, front fly-leaf of first volume with tears and minor loss, offset on text pages facing plates, volume one lacking one tissue guard, foxing, soiling, and smudges, occasional dampstains; otherwise in good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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