A Knight and His Armour/R Ewart Oakeshott. Lutterworth Press. Hardcover. First edition 1961. Out of print. Condition: Good, dust jacket price clipped with slight wear. ISBN 0718805011
This book gives a lively account of European armour from the time of the Vikings until the sixteenth century, including a simple and clear description of its development from the mail of the tenth-century warrior to the complete plate of the time of Henry the Eighth, and how it was made and worn. Fully illustrated with drawings by the author, it offers reliable information about a fascinating and often misunderstood subject.