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2 edition of Historical armor found in the catalog.

Historical armor

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Historical armor

a picture book

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English

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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Catalogs,
  • Armor -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Text signed: Stephen V. Grancsay.

    Statementthe Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    GenreCatalogs.
    SeriesPicture book series. Arms and armor, Picture book series (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
    ContributionsGrancsay, Stephen V. 1897-1980.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK6602.N5 M58 1946
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[30] p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18943114M

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