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Arms of the ancient Western world 15th- and 16thcentury armour China, Japan,
and India Africa, Oceania, and preColumbian Americas Fabian. tection from rust
and for colour effect, the Japanese lacquered the scales of their lamellar armours
the leader of fine arms production. A special workshop was installed at Versailles
near Paris, under Nicolas Noël Boutet (1761–1833), that provided Napoleon with
presentation pieces of superb quality. This workshop was the last great one ...
A few examples of ancient Meso - American decorated arms Edwin Howard
Armstrong laid much of the foundation have been preserved : carved
spearthrowers called atlatl of modern radio and electronics in a series of brilliant
and shields ...
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