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Arms and Armour

in the collection of Her Majesty The Queen: European Armour

Ian Eaves and A. V. B. Norman

 528 pages

Quite apart from the texts, which are as uncompromisingly extensive, thorough and detailed as anyone could hope for, Arms and Armour in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen: European Armour is gorgeous visually.

Tobias Capwell, The Art Newspaper

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Hardback, 300 x 245mm, 500 colour illustrations 
ISBN 978 1 905686 48 3

This volume on the Royal Collection's European arms and armour provides the first catalogue of this substantial and important collection of historic weapons for more than a hundred years.

Highlights include the famous set of armour made for Henry VIII around 1540, and the exceptionally beautiful armour made for Henry, Prince of Wales, around 1608.

The late A.V.B. Norman was Master of the Royal Armouries.

Ian Eaves is former Keeper of Armour at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London.  

Special Royal Collection online price. Every purchase helps us to care for and increase access to the Royal Collection.

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