Spanish arms and armour being a historical and descriptive account of the Royal Armoury of Madrid. by Albert Frederick Calvert

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Spanish arms and armour: Being a historical and descriptive account of the Royal armoury of Madrid, (The Spanish series) Hardcover – January 1, by Albert Frederick Calvert (Author)3/5(1).

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