|Posted: Fri 20 May, 2005 4:51 pm Post subject: For Sale: Rare Book, "Armi Bianche Italiane"
Armi Bianche Italiane, BOCCIA, Lionello G. ; COELHO, Eduardo T
Yes! I have another copy of this volume for sale. Armi Bianche Italiane is extremely rare and sought after by every serious collector of arms and armour. Any current owner of this book will tell you that it's the premier title available that covers Renaissance arms. (Though it covers arms from the 12th-18th centuries)
It's spectacular. I have another copy of this title in my own collection and consider it one of the finest books I own.
Armi Bianche Italiane
BOCCIA, Lionello G. ; COELHO, Eduardo T
1975 Bramante Editrice. 10 3/4" X 12 3/4", over 2" thick!
462pp - 800 photos, many in color, plus 100's of makers marks
Measurements and statistics on each piece
Text is in Italian and easily translates with Web-based tools
Each page has multiple photos. All are super high quality. This book is amazing!!
This book is out of print. It was printed in 1975, has had only one printing as far as I know, and was a short run. Few copies are out there, and even fewer that are available for sale. Condition is Near Fine, includes original dust cover in excellent shape.
There are two copies on Abebooks right now:
Copy #1: Costing $450 w/o shipping
Copy #2: Costing $775 w/o shipping
Asking price: $425 (FIRM) + shipping
I prefer PayPal, but you'll have to add 3% to offset the costs.
Private message or email me at nathan@myArmoury.com
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