Islamic Armourers and their Works.

Mayer, L. A.

Book ID: 16331


4to. 128 pp., [2], 20 b/w plates hors text, half-title, English text, Preface in French by Gaston Wiet, cloth, title gilt on spine & front cover, small spot on front cover, light dent to lower right corner and end of spine, otherwise copy inside clean & in mint condition, Albert Kundig, Geneva, first edition, 1962.


A major and rare study of Islamic armourers and their works. It was edited by Gaston Wiet after the author’s death. It contains a list of names of major craftsmen of armour, covering sword smiths, canon makers, together with an extended bibliography on the subject.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell Supplement I, 191.

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