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Arms & armour in Spain

Ada Bruhn de Hoffmeyer

Arms & armour in Spain

a short survey

by Ada Bruhn de Hoffmeyer

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Published by Instituto de Estudios sobre Armas Antiguas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Patronato Menéndez y Pelayo in [Madrid] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms and armor -- Spain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGladius (Kalundborg, Denmark). Special number. 1971., Gladius (Kalundborg, Denmark). Special number. 1982.
    StatementAda Bruhn de Hoffmeyer.
    SeriesGladius. Monografías, Gladius (Kalundborg, Denmark)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU820.S7 B78
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20988020M

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