HOW TO READ EUROPEAN ARMOR
160pp., royal 8vo, fully illus.in colour, P.B. 2017. Armour in Europe from the Middle Ages through the 17th century, focusing in particular on the 16th century when plate armor reached its peak of stylistic beauty and functional perfection. The book features a wealth of new photography of historically important armor and other works of art from the Metropolitan Museum and select pieces from other institutions.