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Russian Officer Gorgets.


Item# 18657

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G. Vvedensky. C. 2007, St. Petersburg. Russian text. Luxury edition hard cover, size 8" x 10 1/2" x 3/4".

Part of the Encyclopedia of the Russian Army series, the book is dedicated to the gorget - one of the less researched and ostensible items of a military uniform reaching back in its origin to knight armor of the Middle Ages.

A rare treat of a book in everything, from the luxury paper it is printed on and abundance of illustrations and photos - all of genuine items and actual people or battle episodes - to the joy of finally having a comprehensive research on t

G. Vvedensky. C. 2007, St. Petersburg. Russian text. Luxury edition hard cover, size 8" x 10 1/2" x 3/4".

Part of the Encyclopedia of the Russian Army series, the book is dedicated to the gorget - one of the less researched and ostensible items of a military uniform reaching back in its origin to knight armor of the Middle Ages.

A rare treat of a book in everything, from the luxury paper it is printed on and abundance of illustrations and photos - all of genuine items and actual people or battle episodes - to the joy of finally having a comprehensive research on the history and evolution of the Russian gorget. This subject had received almost no coverage in all previously published literature. The author is a well-known and highly regarded authority on the subject of imperial military uniforms.

Makes a fantastic gift- if you are capable of letting the book go.
$75.00  Add to cart