The Art of Chivalry
by H. Nickel, S.W. Pyhrr, L. Tarassuk
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1982
Number of pages: 181
Numbering almost fourteen thousand objects and spanning the thirteenth through the early nineteenth centuries, the Arms and Armor collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest in the Western Hemisphere and one of the most encyclopedic of its kind in the world.
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