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Militaria, arms & armour

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

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The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494

Jonathan Davies

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326. This book explores the development of gunpowder,... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

Gareth Williams

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Military tactics; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Between the late 8th and late 11th century Viking warriors had a massive impact not just in northern Europe, but across a... [more]

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The Khazars: A Judeo-Turkish Empire on the Steppes, 7th-11th Centuries AD

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The Khazars: A Judeo-Turkish Empire on the Steppes, 7th-11th Centuries AD...

Mikhail Zhirohov, David Nicolle

History; Military history; Judaism; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The Khazars were one of the most important Turkic peoples in European history, dominating vast areas of southeastern Europe... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust

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Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust

Tobias Capwell

History; European history; Medieval history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Jousting is the most iconic form of mounted combat. For more than five hundred years, the sport itself, and the chivalric... [more]

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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

An authoritative historical guide to the world of military, antique and law-enforcement firearms, photographed throughout.... [more]

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The Crossbow

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The Crossbow

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Technologically sophisticated and powerful, the crossbow has long enjoyed a popular reputation for villainous superiority... [more]

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The Pilum: The Roman Heavy Javelin

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The Pilum: The Roman Heavy Javelin

M. C. Bishop

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

An engaging history that traces the origins, combat uses and legacy of the Roman heavy javelin at war, with appeal to any... [more]

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The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword

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The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword

M. C. Bishop

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

This fully illustrated study draws upon the latest research to tell the enthralling story of the Roman short sword at war,... [more]

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The Arisaka Rifle

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The Arisaka Rifle

Bill Harriman

Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Entering service in 1897, the Arisaka family of bolt-action rifles armed Japanese troops and others through two world wars... [more]

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Weapons of the US Special Operations Command

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Weapons of the US Special Operations Command

Chris McNab

Military history; Warfare & defence; Weapons & equipment; Ordnance, weapons technology; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The units and formations of the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) have privileged access to the finest weaponry in the... [more]

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The G3 Battle Rifle

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The G3 Battle Rifle

Leroy Thompson (Author)

Weapons & equipment; Ordnance, weapons technology; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

During the Cold War, the G3 was one of the world's pre-eminent battle rifles. Developed in France and Spain after 1945, the... [more]

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The Sterling Submachine Gun

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The Sterling Submachine Gun

Matthew Moss

Military history; Warfare & defence; Weapons & equipment; Ordnance, weapons technology; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Designed by a motorcycle racer turned small-arms engineer, George Patchett, the submachine gun that eventually became known... [more]

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In Pursuit of Empire: Treasures from the Toor Collection of Sikh Art

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In Pursuit of Empire: Treasures from the Toor Collection of Sikh Art

Davinder Toor (Author)

Oriental art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Sikhism; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The story of the meteoric expansion of the Sikh Empire in the late 18th century and its devastating collapse half a century... [more]

$69.99

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Swiss Army Knives: A Collector's Edition

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Swiss Army Knives: A Collector's Edition

Derek Jackson

Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

Celebrate one of the great icons of Swiss culture-Swiss Army Knives presents an illustrated history of the knives and the... [more]

$24.99

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Arms and Armour of the First World War

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Arms and Armour of the First World War

Jonathan Ferguson, Lisa Traynor, Henry Yallop

History; First World War; Weapons & equipment; Military life & institutions; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

This book offers an extended introduction to the artillery and personal firearms of the Great War, with particular focus on... [more]

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The Cavalry Lance

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The Cavalry Lance

Alan Larsen, Henry Yallop

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The development of cavalry firearms and the widespread disappearance of armour from the European battlefield saw a decline... [more]

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Dangerous Arts

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Dangerous Arts

Karen Watts

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Decorative arts; Social & cultural history; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

Dangerous Arts portrays a world that combines art with conflict, death with beauty. Replete with gorgeous photography, it... [more]

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Samurai Swords - A Collector's Guide: A Comprehensive Introduction to History, Collecting and Preservation - of the Japanese Sword

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Samurai Swords - A Collector's Guide: A Comprehensive Introduction to History,...

Clive Sinclaire

History; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

Japanese swords, particularly those wielded by famous samurai warriors, hold a continuing fascination for collectors of fine... [more]

$42.99

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Japanese Swords: Cultural Icons of a Nation; The History, Metallurgy and Iconography of the Samurai Sword

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Japanese Swords: Cultural Icons of a Nation; The History, Metallurgy and...

Colin M. Roach

History; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The History, Metallurgy and Iconography of the Samurai Sword [more]

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British Army Cap Badges of the First World War

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British Army Cap Badges of the First World War

Peter Doyle

Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

The fascination with the British involvement in the First World War extends to all aspects of the conflict. The battles and... [more]

$29.99

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Medals of Dishonour

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Medals of Dishonour

Philip Attwood, Felicity Powell

Non-graphic art forms; History; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Alongside the longstanding and well-known association of medals with glory and achievement lies another darker tradition of... [more]

$37.99

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The Last Knight - The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I

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The Last Knight - The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I

Pierre Terjanian

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Biography: royalty; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

A detailed look at the ambition and artistic legacy of Emperor Maximilian I and his passion for armor and chivalry [more]

$125.00

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The Wreck Hunter: Battle of Britain & The Blitz

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The Wreck Hunter: Battle of Britain & The Blitz

Melody Foreman

Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; Second World War; War & defence operations; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

exclusive biography of Terry Parsons, created from Terry's original notes and photographs stretching back almost seventy years.... [more]

$69.99

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Knives, Daggers & Bayonets, the World Encyclopedia of: An authoritative history and visual directory of sharp-edged weapons and blades from around the world, with more than 700 photographs

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Knives, Daggers & Bayonets, the World Encyclopedia of: An authoritative...

Tobias Capwell

Military history; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

A beautifully photographed historical encyclopedia of edged weapons, including knives, daggers, bayonets, machetes and khanjars,... [more]

$44.95

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