A Description of Indian and Oriental Armour; Illustrated from the Collection Formerly in the India Office, Now Exhibited at South Kensington, and the Author's Private Collection, with a Map, Twenty-Three Full-Page Plates (Two Coloured),

A Description of Indian and Oriental Armour; Illustrated from the Collection Formerly in the India Office, Now Exhibited at South Kensington, and the Author's Private Collection, with a Map, Twenty-Three Full-Page Plates (Two Coloured),

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...mounts. Singapore. 266. Double Blow-pipe; "Sampitan;" one tube within another. Singapore. L. 6 ft 6 in. (12710.-'55.) 267. Quivee And Arrows; for the blow-pipe. L. of arrows, 12 in. Singapore. (6376.-'62.) 268. Quiver And Arrows; for the blow-pipe. The arrows are made of bamboo and pith, and are poisoned. Singapore. L. 7 in. ('62.) 269 T. daogek; "Kris;" watered blade, inlaid in the upper part with gold. Carved ivory hilt. Sheath covered with gold exquisitely embossed; the sling of delicately-wrought filigree work, with a brooch-like ornament of ruddy gold set with an emerald. Presented by the Rajah of Kcddah. (163.) 270. Dagger; 'Kris; " undulating blade; carved hilt bound with silver wire; polished wood sheath. Singapore. L. 22 in. L. of blade, 18 in. (Fig. 23, No. 270.) C69.) 271-273. Daggers; "Kris;" undulating watered blades; pistol-shaped wooden hilts curved at right angles to blade. Singapore. L. 17 in.; L. of blade, 14 in. (Fig. 23, Nos. 271-3.) (12591.-69.) 274. Daggers (2); "Kris;" carved wood and! ivory hilts. Singapore. L. 15 in. to 18 in; L. of blade, 124 in. to 15 in. (Fig. 23, No. 274.) (12590.-69.), 275-278. Daggeks; "Kris;" straight and undulating, plain and watered blades; pistolshaped carved wooden hilts; wooden crutchshaped sheaths. Singapore. L. 17 in.; L. of blade, 13 in. (Fig. 23, No. 275-6.) l8876.-'55.) 279, 280, Daggeks; " Kris; " ivory hilts; wooden sheaths. Sint/apore. L. 12$ in.; L. of blade, 94 in. (Fig. 23, No. 279-80.) (12707.-'69.) 281. Dagger; "Kris;" small stiletto blade; pistol-shaped hilt; wooden sheath with ivory mounts. Singapore. L. 10 in. (12596.-'69.) 282. Dagger; "Kris;" long, thin, straight blade; wooden sheath....show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236922212
  • 9781236922212