W.A. Kinnebrook: A Description of Armour

Scope and Content

'A Brief Description of Armour as Worn by the Greeks, Romans, and Other Nations of Antiquity; but Principally as it Existed in Britain, from the Reign of William the Conqueror, to that of Charles the Second From the Works of Hope, Merrick and Grose', with 57 illustrative etchings, 102 folios: (fo. 1v) frontispiece; (fo. 2) title; (fo. 3) list of illustrations; (fo. 5) text.

Attached to fo. iii are a cutting from a sale catalogue, lot 1, and the bookplate, etched by hand, of W.A. Kinnebrook. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Samuel Sandars. On fo. iiv: 'Saml. Sandars. London 1874'.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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