COSSON (BARON DE)
Lot 5•W
COSSON (BARON DE)
Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,640) inc. premium
Lot Details
COSSON (BARON DE)
Examples of Sword Cutlery from the 13th to the end of the 18th Century lent by Baron de Cosson ..., manuscript, 13 leaves with 80 handwritten entries, mostly with accompanying pen and wash illustrations of the weapons described, all in the collector's hand within red ruled borders, modern half-morocco and brown cloth boards, 4to, late 19th Century; Arsenals And Armouries In Southern Germany and Austria, off-print from the Archaeological Journal, vol. XLVIII, modern brown cloth with gilt title, 8vo, 1891 - COSSON (BARON DE) AND BURGES (W.): Catalogue Of The Exhibition Of Ancient Helmets And Examples Of Mail, plates, off-prints from the Archaeological Journal, vol. XXXVII, contemporary maroon half-morocco, gilt title on spine, 8vo, 1881 - MANN (JAMES G.): A Further Account of the Armour preserved in the Sanctuary of the Madonna ..., bound with 3 others, off-prints, plates and illustrations, modern half-calf and brown cloth preserving original wrappers, Society of Antiquaries, Oxford, 1928-38 - and two other volumes of off-prints by Mann and Ffoulkes, the former bound in red cloth stamped in gilt with Sir James G. Mann's monogram with a helm above (6)

Footnotes

  • The first is possibly an original manuscript that was photolithographed for an exhibition held at Cutlers' Hall in 1879
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