Title TOOLS OF WAR : The Weapons That Changed the World
Book Condition Very Good +
Edition First Thus
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London Quercus Publishing 2007
Seller ID 007122
207pp., b/white halftone plate chapter-title illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, flapped card wrapper slightly bumped on lower foredge corner. " . . . tells the stories of 50 of the most significant advances in military technology. From Stone Age spears through to cruise missiles, the tales are told, including the Battle of Crecy in which English archers launched a barrage of a 'million deadly missiles' to decimate the French, who 'fell like snow' . . . " (well, it is a British publication . . . ). Contents include: Prelims., the stories, Index, Credits. Book weight approx. 595g.
Military History, Weapons, History (War), Military Armaments, Black, Jeremy