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Michele Byam

Autor(a) de Arms & Armor (Eyewitness Books)

2+ Works 747 Membros 5 Críticas

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Séries

Obras por Michele Byam

Arms & Armor (Eyewitness Books) (1988) 731 exemplares, 5 críticas
Discovery of North America (1970) 16 exemplares

Associated Works

The garden lover's guide to Italy (1998) — Editor — 39 exemplares, 2 críticas

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Sexo
female

Membros

Críticas

 
Assinalado
Mustygusher | 4 outras críticas | Dec 19, 2022 |
Be an eyewitness to awesome and bloody weapons such as swords, knuckledusters, and pistols-and the equipment used to deflect deadly slashes, blows, and bullets.

See a ceremonial knife from Sudan.
Find out how far a crossbow could fire an arrow.
Discover why powder flasks were made of cow horn.
Explore the fold-out wall cart and clip-art CD.

Contents

Prehistoric weapons
Missile weapons
The first warriors
Greeks and Romans
Weapons from barbarian Europe
European swords
Crossbows and longbows
Axes, daggers, and knives
Mail and plate armor
A suit of armor
Helmets
Tilting armor
An Indian warrior
Indian weapons
A Japanese samurai
Early firearms
Flintlock firearms
Dueling swords
Dueling pistols
Attack by highwaymen
Bizarre handweapons
Grenadiers and cavalry
Keeping law and order
Pistols
Percussion firearms
Guns that won the West
North American Indians
Did you know?
Who's who?
Find out more
Glossary
Index
… (mais)
 
Assinalado
AikiBib | 4 outras críticas | May 29, 2022 |
 
Assinalado
OakGrove-KFA | 4 outras críticas | Mar 28, 2020 |
It's another great book from the Eyewitness series. It shows photographs of the different arms and armor from ancient times through the Old West. One interesting weapon was a knife, pistol, and brass knuckles all in one.
 
Assinalado
SampsonK | 4 outras críticas | Nov 11, 2014 |

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Associated Authors

Dave King Photographer
Jonathan Buckley Photographer
Mikael Mörling Translator
Fred Ford Illustrator

Estatísticas

Obras
2
Also by
1
Membros
747
Popularidade
#34,028
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
5
ISBN
45
Línguas
9

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