Our Library

Acta Militaria Mediaevalia, by Jana Machnika, Wieslawa Banacha, Piotra N. Kotowiczare.

A Distinguished Collection of Arms and Armor on permanent display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. By Belous, Russell E. (ed.) Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History / Ward Ritchie Press: 1969.

Africa and the Renaissance: Art in Ivory by Susan Vogel, Center for African Art/Prestel-Verlag (November 1988)

A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Art of the Book from the Vever Collection, by Glenn Lowry, Univ of Washington Pr; First Edition edition (November 1988)

A Renaissance Treasury The Flagg Collection of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture Laurie Winters with Joseph R. Bliss

American Knives, by Peterson H. New York 1958.

American Sword, 1775 to 1945, by Harold L. Peterson

American Swords And Sword Makers (American Swords & Sword Makers), by Richard H. Bezdek

Ancient Armor and Weapons in Europe, John Hewitt, 1855

An Historical Guide to Arms & Armour, by Bull S., London 1991.

An Outline History of Polish Applied Art, Zygulski, Zydislaw,  Hippocrene Books (August 1988)

Antique Arms and Armor, by Frederick Wilkinson, 192 pages, Drake Publishers, Published: 1972, ISBN: 0877492522

Armes anciennes de la Suisse: Collection Charles Boissonnas (Genève). Author, Jean Boissonnas. Publisher, Jean Schemit, 1914

Armes Blanches, by Lhoste J., Buigne J-J., Paris 1994.

Armi E Armature Orientali by Vianello, Gianni Milano; 1966 Bramante Editrice

Arms and Armour, by Blackmore H.,  London 1965.

Arms and Armour, by Norman V., London 1972.

Arms and Armor in the Art Institute of Chicago: In the Art Institute of Chicago , Walter J. Karcheski Jr. 1995

Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Peroid, by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani Hardcover, 776 pages, Legat Verlag, Published: 2006-11-03, ISBN: 3932942221

Arms and Armor in the Art Institute of Chicago: In the Art Institute of Chicago, by Walter I., Jr. Karcheski Hardcover, Bulfinch Pr, Published: 1995-09-01, ISBN: 0821222058

Arms and Armour of Arabia in the 18Th-19th and 20th Centuries, The, by Robert Elgood Hardcover, 138 pages, Scolar Pr, Published: 1994-04-01, ISBN: 0859679721

Art, Arms and Armour: An International Anthology: 1979-80, by Robert Held Hardcover, Smithmark Publishing, Published: 1983-01, ISBN: 8885035000

Al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization: From the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait by Giovanni Curatola, Thames on Hudson 2002

Art from the World of Islam in the David Collection. by Folsach, Kjeld von, Copenhagen 2001.

Art of Kubachi, by Ivanov A,  Leningrad, Russia 1976.

Art of Tibet (World of Art), by Robert E. Fisher, Thames & Hudson (January 26, 1998)

Arts of War, The: Arms and Armour of the 7th to 19th centuries (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, VOL XXI), by David Alexander Hardcover, 240 pages, Oxford University Press, Published: 1992-01, ISBN: 0197276180


Balkan Arms, by Tarik Kozo, 2010

Beyond the Palace Walls: Islamic Art from the State Hermitage Museum, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, National Museum of Scotland, 2006

Bilder av Markligare Foremal. Stockholm; Livrustkammaren: 1927. 

Blades and Barrels: Six centuries of combination weapons, by H. Gordon Frost 298 pages, Walloon Press, Published: 1972

Blankwaffen aus drei Jahrhunderten, by Hilbert K., Berlin 1998.

Boarders Away, With Steel: Edged Weapons and Polearms of the Classical Age of Fighting Sail, 1626-1826 Volume I, William Gilkerson, Andrew Mowbray Publishing 1991

Boarders Away, Volume II: Firearms of the Age of Fighting Sail, William Gilkerson, Andrew Mowbray Publishing 1991

Broń biała-sieczna w zbiorach Muzeum Okręgowego w Toruniu (Edged weapons in Toruń Regional Museum), by Maria Pawłowska Softcover, 198 pages, Torun, Published: 1986

Broń i uzbrojenie Tatarów ("Tartar Arms and Armour"), by Jacek Gutowski Softcover, 138 pages, Warszawa, Published: 1997, ISBN: 83-909001-0-6

Bryant, A. J. (1991). Early Samurai AD 200-1500. Osprey Publishing.

Bryant, A. J., & McBride, A. (1994). The Samurai 1550-1600. Osprey Publishing.

Brynat, A. J., & McBride, A. (1989). The Samurai. Osprey Publishing.

Caucasian Arms from the State Hermitage Museum, by Miller Y.St.Petersburg, Naestved, Denmark 2000.

Chladne Zbrane. Fotograficky Album by Jan Sach, Praha 1999

Collecting Militaria, by Wilkinson-Latham R., London 1975.

Confederate Edged Weapons, by Albaugh III W., A. Wilmington, NC 1993.

Contribution a L’etude des Armes Orientales vol. I-II. by Holstein, P., Les Éditions Albert Lévy, Paris 1931 (Reprint).

Crown Jewels of Iran V.B. Meen,  A.D. Tushingham, University of Toronto, 1969

Cut and Thrust Weapons, by Wagner E., Prague 1969.

Czechoslovak Edged Weapons 1918-1994, by Moravek K., Moudry P. Prague 1995.

Daggers and Fighting Knives of the Western World, by Harold L. Peterson Paperback, 128 pages, Dover Publications, Published: 2001-03-27, ISBN: 0486417433

Die Schönsten Waffen und Rüstungen aus europäischen und amerikanischen Sammlungen by Bruno Thomas, Ortwin Gamber, Hans Schedelmann:

Edged Weapons of the Kuban Cossacks, Boris Frolov, 2009, Krasnodar 

Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection by J. M. Rogers, 2000

El arte del poder: la Real Armería y el retrato de corte. The art of power: the Royal Armoury and court portraiture.

European Swords, by Bull S.,  London.

Europaische Hieb Und Stich Waffen (European Thrusting and Slashing Weapons), by Hartmut Kolling, Heinrich Muller Hardcover, 448 pages, Published: 1990-06-01, ISBN: 3327000417

Fighting Techniques of the Oriental World: Equiptment, Combat Skills, and Tactics, by Eric Niderost, 2008

Fine arms from Tula : firearms and edged weapons in the Hermitage, Leningrad, Valentin Mavrodin, 1977

Firearms Curiosa by Lewis Winant Ishi Press, 2009

Firearms of the Islamic World : in the Tared Rajab Museum, Kuwait, by Robert Elgood Hardcover, 240 pages, I.B.Tauris, Published: 1995-11-15, ISBN: 185043963X

Gatchinskii arsenal / Gatchina Arsenal, Atlant-Strol, 2001

Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art), Linda Komaroff, 1997

Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times Together With Some Closely Related Subjects, A, by George Cameron Stone Paperback, 694 pages, Dover Publications, Published: 2000-01-01, ISBN: 0486407268

Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India, by Zebrowski, M. Alexandra Press, London, 1997

Gosudarstvennaya Oruzheynaya Palata, by Smirnova E.,  Moscow 1986.

Griffwaffen, by Schneider H., Meier J.,  Zurich, 1971.

Gugong Bowuyuan Cang Wenwu Zhenpin Quanji 56: Qing gong wu bei, The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Beijing 56: Armaments and Military Provisions 故宫博物院 Palace Museum, Beijing

Heeresgestlichte Museum Vienna, Catalogue

Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and his Contemporaries. Pyhrr, Stuart W., and José-A. Godoy, Metropolitan Museum of Art 2010

Highlights of the Weaponry Collection in the Central Naval Museum by Igor Sukhanov.

Hindu Arms and Ritual: Arms and Armour from India 1400-1865, by Robert Elgood Hardcover, 304 pages, Eburon Publishers, Delft, Published: 2005-01-15, ISBN: 9059720202

Horse and Elephant Armour, by G.N. Pant Agam Kala Prakashan (November 26, 1997)

Hunting Weapons: From the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, by Howard L. Blackmore Paperback, 401 pages, Dover Publications, Published: 2000-04-01, ISBN: 0486409619

 Husaria: The winged horsemen (Skarby polskie) by Anna Wasilkowska 

Imperial Austria: Treasures of Art, Arms & Armor from the State of Styria, by Peter Krenn, Walter J., Jr. Karcheski Paperback, 133 pages, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Published: 1992-02, ISBN: 089090054X

INDIAN ARMOURS in the National Museum Collection - A Catalogue by G.N. Pant & K.K. Sharma Hardcover (Edition: 2001) National Museum, New Delhi

Indian Arms and Armour, Volume III by G. N. Pant (New Delhi: Army Educational Stores, 1983), 46

Indian Art at Delhi 1903. Being the Official Catalogue of the Delhi Exhibition 1902- 1903. by Watt, George.  Delhi 1903, reprint 1987.

Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour, by Lord Egerton of Tatton Paperback, 224 pages, Dover Publications, Published: 2002-07-24, ISBN: 0486422291

Indian Court Painting, 16Th-19th Century, Steve Kissock, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997

Indian sword (Arms and armour series), by Philip S Rawson 108 pages, Jenkins, Published: 1968, ISBN: 0257666931

Introduction to European Swords (V & A Museum introductions to the decorative arts), by Anthony, North Hardcover, 48 pages, Stemmer House Pub, Published: 1982-10-01, ISBN: 0880450088

Introduction to Islamic Arms, An, by Anthony North Hardcover, 48 pages, Stemmer House Pub, Published: 1986-02-01, ISBN: 0880450789

Islamic Arms and Armour Hardcover, 252 pages, Scolar Pr, by Robert Elgood Published: 1979-12-01, ISBN: 0859674703

Islamic Arms and Armour from private Danish Collections (Islamske vaben i dansk privateje). by Leth, André, Davids Samling. Copenhagen 1982.

Islamic arms and armour of Muslim India, by Syed Zafar Haider 309 pages, Bahadur Publishers, Published: 1991, ISBN: 9698123008

Islamic Weapons from Maghrib to Mogul, by Anthony C. Tirri

'Ivory powder flasks from the Mughal period', by Born, W. Ars Islamica, vol. IX, 1942, pp 93-111

Katana: The Samurai Sword. Osprey Publishing. by ​Turnbull, S. R. (2010).

Kazachi Voiska Rossiyskoi Imperii,  by Agafonov O., Moscow 1995

Kholodnoie Oruzhie, by Popenko, V. Moscow 1996.

Le Armi degli Estensi: La collezione di Konopiste : mostra Ferrara, Castello Estense, 20 settembre 1986-30 gennaio 1987

La Collection D'Armes de L'Empereur de Russie Alexandre II en 1869, by Lebedynsky I.(editor) Paris 1993.

Les Armes Blanches du Monde Islamique: Armes de Poing: Épées, Sabres, Poignards, Couteaux. By Alain Jacob. Paris: Jacques Grancher, éditeur, 1985.

Les Armes Cosaques et Caucasiennes, by Lebedynsky I. Paris 1990.

Les Armes Traditionnelles de L'Europe Centrale, by Lebedynsky I. Paris 1996.

Les Armes Orientales, by Lebedynsky I. Paris 1996.

Masterpieces of Russian Hunting Arms from the State Hermitage Museum, by Miller Y.St.Petersburg, Naestved, Denmark 1996.

Military Swords of Japan 1868-1945, by Fuller, Gregory R.,  London 1986.

The Moscow Kremlin: The Imperial Ryust-Kamera by Levikin, O. Mironova, V. Novoselov, A. Thubinsky, E. Yablonska The Moscow Kremlin The Imperial Ryust-Kamera Atlant, St.Peterburg, 2004

Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie: Zbiory Czartoryskich, Arkady (1978)

Oriental Armour, by H. Russell Robinson Paperback, 304 pages, Dover Publications, Published: 2002-03-01, ISBN: 0486418189

Oriental Splendour. Islamic Art from German Private Collections. by Haas, Claus-Peter. Kröger, Jens, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg 1993.

Oruzhie Narodov Kavkaza, by Astvatsaturian E., Moscow 1995.

Palace and Mosque,  by Tim Stanley, Victoria & Albert Museum; First Edition Edition (August 10, 2004)

Persian Steel, The Tanavoli Collection. by Allan, James & Gilmour, Brian Oxford University Press, 2000.

Persian and Indo-Persian Arms and Armour of 16th - 19th Century from Polish Collection. Edited by Chodynski, Antoni Romuald, Malbork, Poland 2000.

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MCMXCIX, by Peter Finer, et al Hardcover, Peter Finer, Published: 1999

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MCMXCV, by Peter Finer, et al Softcover, Peter Finer, Published: 1995

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MCMXCVI, by Peter Finer, et al Softcover, Peter Finer, Published: 1996

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MCMXCVII, by Peter Finer, et al Hardcover, Peter Finer, Published: 1997

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MMI, by Peter Finer, et al Hardcover, Peter Finer, Published: 2001

Peter Finer: IN ARMIS ARS MMIII, by Peter Finer, et al Hardcover, Peter Finer, Published: 2003

Photographic Supplement of Confederate Swords, by Albaugh III W., A Wilmington, NC 1999.

Polish Sword from ( series "Oruzhejnaa Academia"). byV. Kvasnevich

Polska Bron – by Nadolski A., Bron Biala, Wroclaw 1974.

Prunkwaffen, by Schobel J., Leipzig 1975.

Rites of Power: Oriental Weapons: Collection of Jorge Caravana, Caravana, J. et al,  Caleidoscopio, 2010

Rock Crystal Treasures, by Sylvie Raulet, Vendome Press (November 1, 1999)

Russian Arms and Armour, Aurora Art Publishing, 1982

Russkoe Kholodnoie Oruzhie (Russian Cold Weapons), by Kulinsky A.,  St.Petersburg 1994.

Russkoie Kholodnoie Oruzhie 19th century, by Mollo E. Paris 1962.

Russkoie Kholodnoie Oruzhie Tsarstvovania Imperatora Nikolaia II, Mollo E.  Paris 1964.

Russian Award Weapons, by Valeriy Durov, 2010, Moscow

Schwert Degen Sabel, by Seifert G., Hamburg 1962.

Sokrovishcha Tulskogo Muzeia Oruzhia, by Chudnov G., Savenko O.,  Tula, Russia 1979.

Splendeur des Armes Orientales. ACTE-EXPO: Collection of Dessaulliers and Ricketts Galerie ART, Paris 1988.

Stara broń w polskich zbiorach (Old Weapons in Polish Collections), by Zdzisław Żygulski Hardcover, 276 pages, Warszawa, Published: 1982

Siege of Venice 1683, (Odsiecz wiedeńska 1683)., Zdzisław Żygulski. Publisher, Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza, 1988.

Studies in European Arms and Armor, by Blair C.  Philadelphia PA 1992

Sultanların Silahları (Ciltli) (Turkish arms from Army Museum in Istanbul) by Hilmi Aydın T.C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı Geleneksel El Sanatları / Sanat Eserleri Dizisi

Swords & Blades of the American Revolution, by Neumann G.,  Harrisburg, PA 1973.

Swords & Daggers (Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated booklet), by J. F Hayward 12 pages, H.M. Stationery Off, Published: 1951-01-01

TIE YU HUO ZHI WU (Dance of iron and Fire), by Zhao Qiang et al,   Beijing, 2008

Tibetisches Kunsthandwerk in Metall, by Siegbert Hummel. Leigzig : Otto Harrassowitz, 1954.

Tower of London, Christopher Hibbert, Newsweek Books, 1971

The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, by Esim Atil, Harry N Abrams; First Edition edition (March 1987)

The Art of the Dragon, Shambhala; 1st Shambhala (October 22, 1988)

The Arms of Greece and her Balkan Neighbours in the Ottoman Period. Robert Elgood. 2009

The Arts of War. The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art. Vol. XXI. by Alexander, David:  The Nauer Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press 1992.

The Collectors Book of German Bayonet Part I and Part II, by Roy Williams, April 2010

The Connoisseur's Book of Japanese Swords. Kodansha USA. by Nagayama, K. (1998).

The Craft of the Japanese Sword. Kodansha International by ​Kapp, L., Kapp, H., & Yoshihara, Y. (1987).

The Japanese Sword. Kodansha International. by ​Sato, K. (1983)

The Dr. Leo S. Figiel Collection of Mogul Arms. Author, Butterfield &Butterfield. Published, 1998. Length, 93 pages.

The Land of the Winged Horsemen: Art in Poland 1572-1764 by Jan K. Ostrowski (Author), Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (Author), Piotr Krasny (Author), Kazimierz Kuczman (Author), Adam Zamoyski (Author), Zydislaw Zygulski Jr. (Author)

The Manchu Dragon: Costumes of the Ch'ing Dynasty, 1644–1912. Mailey, Jean, Metropolitan Museum of Art (1980)


The Sacred Trusts by Hilmi Aydın, Tughra Books 2006

The Samurai Sword: A Handbook. Tuttle Publishing by Yumoto, J. M. (1989).

The Sword Book in Honcho Gunkiko & The Book of Same Ko Hi Sei Gi of Inaba Tsurio. New York: Charles E. Tuttle. by ​Joly, H. J., & Hogitaro. (1913)

The Tsars and the East: Gifts from Turkey and Iran in the Moscow Kremlin, Thames and Hudson 2009 Alexey Konstantinovich Levykin 

The Illustrated History of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons by Chuck Wills

The Turkish Chamber: Oriental Art in the Dresden Armory, Deutscher Kunstverlag (2010)

The Warren Anderson Collection of Premier American & European Antique Firearms Part II Butterfield & Butterfield (1992)

Treasures from India: The Clive Collection. Edited by Archer, Mildred, Christopher Rowell & Robert Skelton The National Trust 1987.

Treasures of the Moscow Armory. C. 1993, Moscow

Treasures of the Military History Museum in St Petersburg., C. 2003, St. Petersburg

Treasures of the Czars: From the State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin by Gosudarstvennye Muzei Moskovskogo Kreml

Tibet : Treasures from the Roof of the World, The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art 2003 

The Treasures of Islamic Art in the Museums of Cairo, by Bernard O’Kane, American University in Cairo, 2006

Treasures from the Tower of London, by Norman A., Wilson G., Sainsbury 1982.

Uzbekistan: Heirs to the Silk Road. Krahl, Regina, Alfreda Murck, Evelyn Rawski, and Jessica Rawson. Thames and Hudson , 2006

Wallace Collection Catalogues, European Arms and Armour, Vol.I –II Armour, by Man J., London 1962.

Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet, by Donald J. Larocca Paperback, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, Published: 2006-04, ISBN: 1588391817

Weapons of the Caucasian Peoples, by  E.G. Astvatsaturian, St. Petersburg, Atlant, 2004

Weapons of the Islamic World: Swords & Armour : Exhibition Held at the Islamic Gallery in King Faisal Foundation Center, Riyadh, 1991

Zbiory Muzeum Wojska Polskiego w Warszawie Hardcover, 96 pages, Arkady, Published: 1997, ISBN: 83-213-3978-6

ZHONGGUO GUDAI GANGTIE LENGBING (Antique Steel and Iron Cold Weapons of China), by Liang Yidao et al,  Beijing 2008