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 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