Antique book illustrations for The History of Chivalry and Ancient Armor by Kottenkamp. A study of the origins, codes, practices, and weaponry of knighthood. Each frame with four hand colored bookplates. The first set of four bookplates with illustrations of knight's suits of armor: chest and leg armor (Numbered (top right): 20, 21, 22, 24). The other set illustrating helmets and protective gloves (Numbered (top right): 17, 18, 19, 25).
Friedrich Martin von Reibisch (German, 1782-after 1850) | Author: Dr. Franz Kottenkamp (German)
(1) Marked: Th. Soltukon (?)
Width 32 Height 27 inches
Each engraving: Width 7.5 Height 10 inches