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PostPosted: Sun 09 Oct, 2011 1:00 am    Post subject: New arms & armour book - Netherlands Army Museum         Reply with quote

Arms and Armour of Knights and Landsknechts in the Netherlands Army Museum, Jan Piet Puype & Harm Stevens: http://www.amazon.com/Armour-Knights-Landskne...=pd_sim_b1



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This highly illustrated volume draws on the collection of the Royal Army Museum in Delft, the biggest and most important collection of medieval and renaissance arms and armor in the Netherlands, to offer a detailed account of the weapons and armor of fighting men of the period. Full of color images of the weapons and armor in the collection, and rich in detailed description, the book presents a unique picture of the outfitting of knights and soldiers in medieval and renaissance warfare.

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Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Eburon Publishers, Delft; Bilingual edition (June 15, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9059724135
ISBN-13: 978-9059724136
Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.8 x 1.3 inches

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A. Elema





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PostPosted: Sun 09 Oct, 2011 7:40 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Nifty! Too bad this book wasn't yet on the shelves when I visited the museum last July.

If anyone wants a taste of the collection, here are some photos I took while I was there.

http://s1188.photobucket.com/albums/z414/Arie...=slideshow

http://s1188.photobucket.com/albums/z414/Arie...=slideshow
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PostPosted: Mon 10 Oct, 2011 12:37 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I received this book in June. it's a worthy addition to anyone's library.
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Paul Hansen




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PostPosted: Mon 10 Oct, 2011 1:17 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Looks promising! I think I have to visit the museum store again soon. Big Grin
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