The six phases of Italian gunmaking, 1600-1830


Robert Held Type Monograph/Item

Place of publication

Certaldo, Fl

Date of publication



Being the basis for the new bilingual (English/Italian) work 'The art of the gunmaker in Italy, 1550-1850'/'L'arte dell'archibusaro in Italia, 1550-1850', to be published in London and Florence in the autumn of 1996 in a limited edition consisting of two boxed volumes of about 275 pages each, a narrative text throughout, about a thousand illustrations of arms and iconographical material, tables, charts, poincons, bibliographies, and all alse needed for both readability and scholarly thoroughness