Cloth $19.95 ISBN: 9780948092817 Will Publish June 2018 For Sale in USA and Canada Only

Dangerous Arts

ROYAL ARMOURIES

Dangerous Arts

ROYAL ARMOURIES

Distributed for Royal Armouries

With an Essay by Karen Watts
96 pages | 90 color plates | 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 | © 2018
Cloth $19.95 ISBN: 9780948092817 Will Publish June 2018 For Sale in USA and Canada Only
Arms and armor are found in museums around the world, and they frequently among visitors' favorite parts of a collection, drawing interest from children and adults alike. Perhaps no collection can match that of the Royal Armouries, which in its breadth offers a unique historical perspective on visual and material culture from around the world as expressed in weapons of battle. Both intricate and elaborate, these items are a magnificent testament to fashion, craftsmanship, and engineering throughout the ages. Dangerous Arts presents some of the highlights of that collection through gorgeous photography that offers a glimpse into a world of firearms, armors, swords, and helmets alongside an insightful essay by Karen Watts, former senior curator at the Royal Armouries.
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