SAMURAI ARMOUR, VOLUME 1: The Japanese Cuirass
The first of a two-part series, this stunning volume examines the development and evolution of the cuirass or do, the armor that protected the torso and was the foundation on which samurai armor sets were built. Absolon traces in detail each stage in the armor's history, covering construction, materials used, embellishments, practical effectiveness and more. Well illustrated, some color.
Publishing status: Current
Size: 9¾x11¼ inches
Item #: 6751768