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Model 1891/1930 Rifle and its variations. A history of development, production, modernization and use Model 1891/1930 Rifle and its variations. A history of development, production, modernization and use
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 This book describes the events that accompanied the modernization of the Mod.1891 Rifle, the course of development and approval of the modernized model later called the "7.62 mm Rifle Model of 1891/1930", and the serial production of the new rifle. In detail are described changes introduced into the design of the new rifle model, both during its modernization and in subsequent decades including the simplification of the wartime period of 1941- 1945, and the reasons that caused ...
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Mosin Rifle: History of Development and Acceptance into Service in the Russian Army Mosin Rifle: History of Development and Acceptance into Service in the Russian Army
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  A brief annotation about R.Chumak’s book “Mosin Rifle: History of Development and Acceptance into Service in the Russian Army”  This book covers the process of development of Russian weapons design school in the second half of the 19th century, the activities of which created the background for the creation of 3-line Mod.1891 rifle and a cartridge for it.     The book describes in detail the progress of work of S.I.Mosin, L.Nagant, and other designers in the creation o...
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Submachine guns developed by A.I Sudaev Submachine guns developed by A.I Sudaev
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New book by A.S. Yuschenko "Submachine guns developed by A.I Sudaev" is dedicated to the history of the development of PPS SMG's. PPS SMG was the only new type of the soviet personalinfantry weapon, which was completely designed, tested, and put into mass- production in 1941-1945.   This was  done during very difficult time with tremendous lack of resources. Book covers history of the PPS all the way from first trial gun, created in spring of 1942. It is intere...
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THE RUSSIAN ARMY AND NAVY  BELT PLATES THE RUSSIAN ARMY AND NAVY BELT PLATES
This book is the first study exclusively devoted to the subject of military equipment. On the basis of a large number of various archival documents, paintings, photographs and real objects the author has succeeded in great detail to show how plaques (buckles) used on a lap belt and shoulder strap soldiers, sailors and officers of The Russian Imperial Army and Navy.This book is written for a wide range of readers: the archival and museum professionals, art historians, historians, illustrators, ar...
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Caucasian Arms Caucasian Arms
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The author, Emma Grogoryevna Astvatzaturyan, Ph.D. (history), is a research fellow at the State Historical Museum in Moscow, a prominent expert in the field of Oriental and Caucasian weaponry. This book is devoted to the research into the sorts and ornamentation of Caucasian edged weapons, firearms, and armor of the 17th through the early 20th century. It is based on the author's having studied the exhibits kept at various museums in Moscow, St.Petersburg, the Northern Caucasus, and Tran...
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Russian Revolvers and Guns Russian Revolvers and Guns
After a long evolution, revolvers and guns have become one ofthe most popular types of personal weapons of attack anddefense. They firmly won a place in the system of arms for the Russian army, as well as for law enforcement agencies.They also gained prominence as so-called "civil" weapons.Combatuse of revolvers and guns defined their role as an aid in thedefeat of the enemy when used at short distances and fortransient melee.The author, based on personal study of the weapon and a widerange of d...
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EUROPEAN HUNTING AND HUNTING WEAPONS FROM MIDDLE AGES TO LATE XVIII CENTURY EUROPEAN HUNTING AND HUNTING WEAPONS FROM MIDDLE AGES TO LATE XVIII CENTURY
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The book is devoted to the history of hunting and hunting weapons in countries across Europe from the early Middle Ages up to the Enlightenment. The first part describes methods for hunting various animals, depicts hounds, horses, hunting birds, traditions and customs that surround hunting. A special attention is drawn to the sport of kings, royals, and also to the hunting habits of the aristocracy. Tragic, amusing and fatal cases that have occurred during these hunting trips are depicted in the...
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Rail uniform of tne Russian Empire Rail uniform of tne Russian Empire
The advent of railways in the Russian Empire, and the continuedfunctioning of this mode of transport, is one of the most interesting chapters in the history of our country. In a relatively short period of time, the rail line stretching across the vast territory of Russia linked cities and villages, industries, and people of widely divergent cultures, religions, and ways of life. It was the 19th century, a time when all Russian people had uniforms. The first railway service carried mili...
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WEAPONS OF THE ORIENT WEAPONS OF THE ORIENT
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The book introduces to its readers interesting and distinguishing ethnic models of arme blanche,firearms and defence-weapons of Countries of Northern Africa, Arabia, Turkey, the Balkans, Iran, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, Tibet and Japan, from the collection of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps. It also deals with military history and military customs of these countries. This edition is illuminated with the photographs...
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THE HOUSE OF ROMANOVS’ ARMS RELIQUAE THE HOUSE OF ROMANOVS’ ARMS RELIQUAE
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The book «Romanovs' Arms Reliquae», written by A. N. Kulinsky, is issued as a gift edition. The book is dedicated to the House of Romanovs 400-year anniversary.
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Russians engraved blades Russians engraved blades
The author, Alexander Kulinsky, is an Honourary Figure of Russian culture, the chief curator ofMilitary Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg). He deals with the studies of arme blance and firearms. He is the author of such book as “Arme Blanche of the Russian Army and civil servants, 1800-1917”, “Russian Arme Blanche”, “World Bayonets” and others. Coats of arms, monograms,various arms engravings have always been a matter of interest for museum curators, ar...
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Kodzuka. A little companion of japanese sword Kodzuka. A little companion of japanese sword
Eugeny Borisovitch Scralivetzky, the author of this volume, is a collector and an expert in Japanese sword mounts. The reader has an unique chanse (at first time in russian literature) to get acquainted with kodzuka and kogai, 2 accessorial instruments included in  Japanese edged weapon's rim complex. The first part of the books contains information about  history and methods of making kodzuka and kogai. The second part of the book contains catalogue of kodzuka and kogai from p...
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DUELS. LOVE AND HONOUR; DUELS. ARMS, MASTERS, FACTS ( Set of Two Books) DUELS. LOVE AND HONOUR; DUELS. ARMS, MASTERS, FACTS ( Set of Two Books)
Book 1 - DUELS. LOVE AND HONOURThe author, Elena Shelkovnikova, PhD (Juridical Science), a Professor at the Chair of international and constitutional law at the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Moscow State Linguistic University, an organisational committee chairman of military antiques exhibitions: “Arkhaika”, “Traditsii”. The book describes in great detail the legendary duels of Voltaire, Mirabeau, Byron, Proudhon, Lassalle, Hamilton, Herzen, Pushkin, Lermontov, Trubetsky, Stolipin, Nabokov...
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JAPANESE CASTLES JAPANESE CASTLES
The author, Konstantin Nosov, PhD, an expert in the history of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This book deals with the history and design of Japanese castles, as well as with the development of siegecraft in Japan. The monograph is a result of author’s long-standing research on fortification of the Far East. The book is supplied with numerous author’s photographs and drawings; besides, it contains a unique guide across all Japanese castles.
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Captain Cook in the Ocean of Numismatics Captain Cook in the Ocean of Numismatics
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The third book in the series "Great Seafarers in the Ocean of Numismatics" is dedicated to the famous navigator James Cook as well as other researchers of Oceania and Australia, from Magellan to Dumont d’Urville. Many countries have issued numerous coins depicting various episodes of their lifes and sea expeditions in which they took part. The book helps to learn about the people, ships and historic moments depicted on these coins. The book contains Appendices with information about the ships on...
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Artist and blade. Author Artist and blade. Author
Artist and blade. Author's art cold steel weaponRussian art side arms
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The history of the russian steel helmet The history of the russian steel helmet
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A unique book is presented to your attention – “THE HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN STEEL HELMET 1916-1945”. The book was published in December 2016. This unique edition represents an encyclopedia of Russia steel helmet of the first half of the 20-th century. The book tells the history of evolution of that kind of the defense equipment in the period from 1916 till 1945.   Based on the archive documents different kinds of steel helmets are described in chronological order including ...
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Netsuke.The miniature sculpture of Japan from private collections Netsuke.The miniature sculpture of Japan from private collections
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Summary.   The art of miniature sculptures, or netsuke, is a unique phenomenon in the cultural history of Japan, which emerged and became widespread in the Edo period (1603-1868). From purely utilitarian objects which served to attach the small necessities to a belt, netsuke evolved into real works of art which adorned the dress of the Samurai and wealthy citizens in the 18th century and conquered the hearts of European collectors in the second half of the 19th century.  ...
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Armoury Chamber of the Russian Tsars Armoury Chamber of the Russian Tsars
Armoury Chamber of the Russian TsarsCompiled by A.K.Levykin, I.A.Komarov, et alSerie : One hundred items from the collection of the russian emperorsThis publication introduces the reader to the history of the Moscow Kremlin Arsenal with its collection of weaponry belonging to Russian Tzars during the 13th-17th centuries. Photographed had been both the best-known masterpieces of firearms and edged weapons displayed in the museum and those kept in reserve storage. An elaborate catalog is...
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Oriental  Arms and Armour in the Hermitage Collection - Russian version Oriental Arms and Armour in the Hermitage Collection - Russian version
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The book is devoted to the Hermitage collection of Oriental arms and armour which traces many centuries of arms production history in different regions of the East - Turkey, Iran, India, Central and Southeast Asia, the Caucasus and the Far East. A significant part of the museum collection was formed in the first half of the 19th century and was based on the personal collection of Emperor Nicholas I. The collection continued to grow as a result of gifts from foreign rulers and diplomats, senior m...
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Russian Wooden Architecture Russian Wooden Architecture
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Your attention is drawn to an album of photographs that unites the true beauty and distinguishing features of Russian wooden architecture of Malie Kareli and Kizhi, Suzdal and Kostroma.We aspire that this album will leave you impressed and you will appreciate the craftsmanship and engineer courage of the old architects
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Arms of Russian Navy 1696-1917 . Limited edition. Arms of Russian Navy 1696-1917 . Limited edition.
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The book is dedicated to the 300-year anniversary of the Battle of Gangut.While briefly outlining the pre-revolutionary history of Russian Navy, the book “Weapons of Russian Navy” presents the full spectrum of the weapons that are so far revealed from the private and museum collections of models of arme blanche and firearms, employed by Russian marines. The key museum collections that have served as the bases for this book are: arms collections of the Central Naval Museum and Military Historical...
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Rail uniform of tne Russian Empire.Limited edition Rail uniform of tne Russian Empire.Limited edition
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The advent of railways in the Russian Empire, and the continuedfunctioning of this mode of transport, is one of the most interesting chapters in the history of our country. In a relatively short period of time, the rail line stretching across the vast territory of Russia linked cities and villages, industries, and people of widely divergent cultures, religions, and ways of life. It was the 19th century, a time when all Russian people had uniforms. The first railway service carried mili...
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EUROPEAN HUNTING AND HUNTING WEAPONS FROM MIDDLE AGES TO LATE XVIII CENTURY  Limited edition EUROPEAN HUNTING AND HUNTING WEAPONS FROM MIDDLE AGES TO LATE XVIII CENTURY Limited edition
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The book is devoted to the history of hunting and hunting weapons in countries across Europe from the early Middle Ages up to the Enlightenment. The first part describes methods for hunting various animals, depicts hounds, horses, hunting birds, traditions and customs that surround hunting. A special attention is drawn to the sport of kings, royals, and also to the hunting habits of the aristocracy. Tragic, amusing and fatal cases that have occurred during these hunting trips are d...
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MASTERS OF NAVAL ANTIQUES MASTERS OF NAVAL ANTIQUES
The book, drawn to your attention, is devoted to the history of one of the trends of private collecting in pre-revolutionary Russia. It constitutes a biographical dictionary of Russian collectors of marine antiques and libraries, and also collectors and bibliophiles, that, at some point in their lives, had had been somehow related to the naval themes: navy officers, generals and admirals, surgeons, marine merchant serviceman, marine painters, hydrographers, researchers and so on. The book is int...
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (15 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (15 v.)
Volume 15:   ( Carstvovanie imperatora Aleksandra II )The reign of Emperor Alexander IIPart XVFrom "K" to "P"
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Russian edged weapons Russian edged weapons
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The author, Alexander Nickolayevitch Kulinsky, is an Honored Activist of Culture of the RF, Chief Curator of the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Sapper, and Comm Troops (St.Petersburg), a leading expert in edged weapons and small arms of the 18th-19th centuries. This reference book is an expanded study in the history of Russian edged weapons during the recent 300 years. Full-color photographs do not depict solely the basic models, but also their multiple variants most common for r...
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Arms of Russian Navy Arms of Russian Navy
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The book is dedicated to the 300-year anniversary of the Battle of Gangut.While briefly outlining the pre-revolutionary history of Russian Navy, the book “Weapons of Russian Navy” presents the full spectrum of the weapons that are so far revealed from the private and museum collections of models of arme blanche and firearms, employed by Russian marines. The key museum collections that have served as the bases for this book are: arms collections of the Central Naval Museum and Military Historic...
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (14 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (14 v.)
Volume 14:Part XIV. The reign of Alexander II, from "D" to "I"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers(1-16 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers(1-16 v.)
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SELF-LOADING AND AUTOMATIC TOKAREV RIFLES SELF-LOADING AND AUTOMATIC TOKAREV RIFLES
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Hardcover ; 20*26 cm,  344pp. Publisher: Atlant (2014) Language: RussianEAN / UPC / ISBN Code :ISBN-10: 5906200088 ISBN-13: 978-5906200082  /   9785906200082
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Они служили Отечеству. Персональное длинноклинковое оружие в фондах Центрального военно-морского музея Они служили Отечеству. Персональное длинноклинковое оружие в фондах Центрального военно-морского музея
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 Книга Игоря Павловича Суханова  «Они служили Отечеству» является результатом многолетних исследований, кропотливых архивных изысканий, встреч со многими свидетелями событий недавней истории. В книге представлен огромный иллюстративный материал (около 300 иллюстраций). Биографии владельцев памятного оружия дополнены архивными фотографиями и документами. Таким образом, перед читателем развертывается захватывающая картина 300-летней истории Российского военно-морского флота, всегда стояв...
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (13 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (13 v.)
Volume 13: Part XIII. The reign of Alexander II, from "A" to "G"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (12 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (12 v.)
Volume 12: Part XII. The reign of Emperor Nicholas I, from "T" to "Z"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (11 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (11 v.)
Volume 11: Part XI. The reign of Emperor Nicholas I, from "N" to "S"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (10 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (10 v.)
Volume 10: Part IX. The reign of Emperor Nicholas I, from "L" to "M"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (9 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (9 v.)
Volume 9: Part IX. The reign of Emperor Nicholas I, from "A" to "G"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (8 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (8 v.)
Tsarstvovanie imperatora Aleksandra I. Tom 8 (P-Ya)Volume 8: Part VIII. The reign of Emperor Alexander I, from "A" to "Z"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (7 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (7 v.)
Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (7 v.)(Obshchij morskoj spisok, tom 7 ) Volume 7: Part VII.  The reign of Emperor Alexander I,  from "D" to "O"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (6 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (6 v.)
Volume 6: Part VI. 1. The reign of Emperor Paul I.2. The reign of Emperor Alexander I,    from "A" to "G"
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THE HOUSE OF ROMANOVS’ ARMS RELIQUAE (limited issue) THE HOUSE OF ROMANOVS’ ARMS RELIQUAE (limited issue)
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The book «Romanovs' Arms Reliquae», written by A. N. Kulinsky, is issued as a gift edition.The book is dedicated to the House of Romanovs 400-year anniversary.
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (4 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (4 v.)
"Obshchij morskoj spisok" (4-yj tom) Carstvovanie Ekateriny II Chast' IV: ot "K"- do "R"Volume 4: Part IV. The reign of Catherine II, from "K" to "P"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (5 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (5 v.)
Volume 5: Part V.  The reign of Catherine II,  from "S" to "Z"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (3 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (3 v.)
"Obshchij morskoj spisok" , tom 3 Carstvovanie Ekateriny II , chast'  III OT "A do "I"Volume 3: Part III. The reign of Catherine II, from "A" to "I"
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (2 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (2 v.)
Volume 2:Part II.From the death of Peter the Greatto the accession to the throne of Catherine II
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Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (1 v.) Biographical Dictonary of Russian Naval officers (1 v.)
Volume 1:Part I. From the base of the fleet until the death of Peter the Great.
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ARME BLANCHE AND MISSILE WEAPONS DICTIONARY ARME BLANCHE AND MISSILE WEAPONS DICTIONARY
This book is addressed towards a wide circle of admirers and collectors of antique weapons, writers, scientists, museum curators, and all those, interested in history and national culture of Western and Eastern Europe. It does not merely contain standard dictionary entries, elaborating on the meaning of familiar and little-known terms, but also deals with a wide spectrum of historical information about types of antique arme blanche and missile, that have occurred due to a particular historical c...
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Bayonets of the world ( in 2 volumes) Bayonets of the world ( in 2 volumes)
A finder-reference book that contains more than 1130 models of Russian and foreign bayonets of XVII-XX cent., with key evidence for their authentication
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Arms of Western Europe from the 15th – 17th centuries (2 books) Arms of Western Europe from the 15th – 17th centuries (2 books)
The authors – Sergey Efimov, PhD (History), a deputy chief of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg) for scientific-educational and exhibiting departments; Sergey Rimsha – a collector, expert on defence weapons and arme blanche, member of Friends of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg). The issue is dedicated to the history of arms, their deployment and production within countries across Western Eur...
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WESTERN EUROPEAN ARMS, XV-XVII. ARBALESTS, ARTILLERY, HAND  FOREGUNS, COMBINED AND HUNTING WEAPONS (VOL. 2) WESTERN EUROPEAN ARMS, XV-XVII. ARBALESTS, ARTILLERY, HAND FOREGUNS, COMBINED AND HUNTING WEAPONS (VOL. 2)
The authors – Sergey Efimov, PhD (History), a deputy chief of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg) for scientific-educational and exhibiting departments; Sergey Rimsha – a collector, expert on defence weapons and arme blanche, member of Friends of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg). The book is dedicated to the history of arms, their deployment and production within countries of Western Europe i...
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WESTERN EUROPEAN ARMS, XV-XVII. ARMOURS, SWORDS, POLEARMS,  JUSTICE TOOLS (VOL. 1) WESTERN EUROPEAN ARMS, XV-XVII. ARMOURS, SWORDS, POLEARMS, JUSTICE TOOLS (VOL. 1)
The authors – Sergey Efimov, a PhD (History), a deputy chief of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg) for scientific-educational and exhibiting departments; Sergey Rimsha – a collector, expert on defence weapons and arme blanche, member of Friends of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg). The book is dedicated to the history of arms, their deployment and production within countries of Western Europe...
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MILITARY ATTACHÉS AND RUSSIAN WEAPONS MILITARY ATTACHÉS AND RUSSIAN WEAPONS
The author, Tatiana Ilyina, a Senior research officer at the Military Historical Museum ofArtillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg), an Honourary Figure of Russian culture. The book describes how and why the Russian Army has passed  - Berdan rifles, Gatling machine guns, Smith&Wesson revolvers, sabres (“Shashka”) of 1881 vintage – into service. The role of military attachés in the process of development of new weapons is revealed for the first time. The book is based...
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Indian Castles and Fortresses Indian Castles and Fortresses
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The author, Konstantin Nosov, PhD, an expert in the history of Antiquity and the MiddleAges. The book is dedicated to the development of Indian fortification from the times of conception of the earliest civilisation in the Indus Valley up to XIX century. It is the very first study of this matter within Russian literature. The history and construction of fortifications besides, the book also deals with the development of siegecraft in India. The book is supplied with an extensive guidebook to mor...
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THE RUSSIAN NAVAL UNIFORM. 1696-1917 THE RUSSIAN NAVAL UNIFORM. 1696-1917
  THE RUSSIAN NAVY UNIFORM. 1696-1917  The authors – Vitaly Dotsenko, a distinguished naval historian, Professor, commodore,  Academician of Petersburg Academy for History of Sciences and technology, full member of Russian Geographical Society, author of more than 800 published works; and Georgy Getmanets, PhD (History), author of more than 50 academic and popular-science works on the  history of fleet. The book depicts the history of the Russian Navy uniform. Stage...
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HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN
The author, Sergey Anatolievitch Lazarev, a senior researcher and curator of the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Sapper, and Communication Troops (St.Petersburg). The book represents unique photographs and brief biographical data of about three hundred participants of the World War I (both well-known and unknown), who were forgotten for many years in accordance to some political circumstances. The publication is aimed at museum curators, military historians, artists of stage a...
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Russian Officer Gorgets . Russian Officer Gorgets .
The author, Georgy Vvedensky, PhD (Cultural Sciences), chief of military history department of State Museum-Preserve “Tsarskoe Selo”. The book introduces to its readers one of the insignia within the Russian Army. Officers’ collar patches, or gorgets – are rudiments of suits of armour. They serve as the reminders of that the commander – noble – horseman – knight was loaded with a steel armour, and, thus, was distinct from other combatants on the battlefield. In Modern Ages gorget patches ha...
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GERMAN ARME BLANCHE (two voumes) GERMAN ARME BLANCHE (two voumes)
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The author, Alexander Kulinsky, an Honourary Figure of Russian culture, the chief curator of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg), a Professor in South Ural State University, one of the leading experts in the study of history of arme blanche and firearms of XVIII-XX centuries. A full-rounded finder-reference book continues to get its readers acquainted with the history of German arme blanche. It significantly exceeds in volume the autho...
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ANTIQUE FIREARMS DICTIONARY ANTIQUE FIREARMS DICTIONARY
The author, Vlodzhimezh Kvasnevich, PhD (Human Sciences),a director of military museum in Zielona Gora (Poland), a distinguished publisher and writer. The book contains both standard dictionary entries, elaborating on the meaning of well-known and little-known terms, and extensive historical facts about types of firearms, having originated and employed at a particular historical context and at precise time periods. The book familiarizes its readers with the genealogy of various types of firearms...
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THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (in three vol.) THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (in three vol.)
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The author, Sergey Monetchikov, the senior curator of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945, one of the leading experts on firearms. The monograph represents a complete review of small-arms weapons system and its ammunition, deployed by Third Reich’s Armed Forces. The book does not only deal with technical characteristics of the described objects, but also with the history of development of these arms within the context of the Second World War. Along with regular models, the i...
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RUSSIAN 7,62-MM RIFLE CARTRIDGE RUSSIAN 7,62-MM RIFLE CARTRIDGE
The author, Ruslan Tchumak, an officer of the Russian Armed Forces, a lecturer at the Tula High Artillery Engineering School. This book reviews the history of one of the oldest existing small-arms cartridges – the Russian 7,62-mm rifle cartridge. Its history is closely interrelated with the one of the national cartridge industry, the development of the weapons designed for it, and their mutual influence. The development of all elements of the cartridge throughout more than a century period is de...
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THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (vol. 3) THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (vol. 3)
The author, Sergey Monetchikov, the senior curator of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945, one of the leading experts on firearms. The monograph represents a complete review of small-arms weapons system and its ammunition, deployed by Third Reich’s Armed Forces. The book does not only deal with technical characteristics of the described objects, but also with the history of development of these arms within the context of the Second World War. Along with regular models, the i...
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Sumurais. Armoury Evolution Sumurais. Armoury Evolution
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The author, Constantine Sergeyevitch Nosov, Ph.D., is an expert in antique and medieval history. Military history of the land of the rising sun is inseparable from history of Japan weapon.  This book is a serious work in all ancient and medieval Japan weapon. Ways of development, constructions and using of all types of weapon and protective weapon from III till the middle of XIX centuries, detailed description of equipment of Samurai and ordinary infantryman, difference in armoury...
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NAVAL BLADE KNIVES NAVAL BLADE KNIVES
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The author, Dmitry Fedurin, a distinguished collector of arme blanche, the Chief Executive of Atlant Press. The well-rounded reference book on naval blade knives from all over the world is the first ever publication on this subject matter not solely in Russia, but also abroad. 287 models of arme blanche are described within the book, that makes this publication a valuable source for collectors, museum curators, and experts dealing in antiques, criminologists and all those interested in military ...
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IN THE NAME OF VALOUR, GOOD AND BEUTY. RUSSIAN REGIMENTAL  MUSEUMS OF LATE XIX-EARLY XX CENTURIES IN THE NAME OF VALOUR, GOOD AND BEUTY. RUSSIAN REGIMENTAL MUSEUMS OF LATE XIX-EARLY XX CENTURIES
Authors: Tatiana Ilyina, a Senior research fellow at the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg), an Honourary Figure of Russian culture; and Alexander Kaigorodtsev, a Senior research fellow at the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg), PhD (Military Sciences), Professor, reserve Colonel. This publication deals with the history of origins and development of regimental museums. Majority of works of dra...
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Highlights of the Weaponry Collection in the Central Naval Museum (in English) Highlights of the Weaponry Collection in the Central Naval Museum (in English)
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Fortex Publishing House Author - Igor Pavlovich Sukhanov - Captain, holder of a higher degree in naval sciences, the chief curator of the weaponry collection in the Central Naval Museum. The present publication contains information about the Central Naval Museum`s weaponry collection (Saint-Petersburg), the craftsmen who produced edged weapons and firearms, the techniques used to decorate them, their owners and their biographies. It will undoubtedly be of interest not only to speciali...
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Dirks of the world (in English) Dirks of the world (in English)
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The author, Dmitry Alexandrovitch Fedurin, is a well-known collector of edged weapons, the General Director of Atlant Press. This book provides reliable reference data serving the purpose of attributing dirks; it introduces the maximal feasible number of the models of these edged weapons dated of the past 200 years and reveals everything the author knows about them. The publication contains abundant data on the dating and specific features of various dirks.
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Dirks of the world Dirks of the world
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The author, Dmitry Alexandrovitch Fedurin, is a well-known collector of edged weapons, the General Director of Atlant Press. This book provides reliable reference data serving the purpose of attributing dirks; it introduces the maximal feasible number of the models of these edged weapons dated of the past 200 years and reveals everything the author knows about them. The publication contains abundant data on the dating and specific features of various dirks. The second edition.
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THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (vol. 2) THIRD REICH INFANTRY WEAPONS (vol. 2)
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The author, Sergey Monetchikov, the senior curator of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945, one of the leading experts on firearms. The monograph represents a complete review of small-arms weapons system and its ammunition, deployed by Third Reich’s Armed Forces. The book does not only deal with technical characteristics of the described objects, but also with the history of development of these arms within the context of the Second World War. Along with regular models, ...
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THE CHRONICLER OF THE ARMY PASSAGE DAYS. ARTIST A. I. JEBENS (1819-1888) THE CHRONICLER OF THE ARMY PASSAGE DAYS. ARTIST A. I. JEBENS (1819-1888)
Book  ARTIST A. I. JEBENS (1819-1888)The author, Georgy Vvedensky, PhD (Cultural Sciences), the chief of military history department of State Museum-Preserve “Tsarskoe Selo”. This is the first publication that provides an extensive insight into the heritage of A. Jebens, an artist of the mid-XIX century. His works serve as an excursus into the everyday life of the Russian Army at the edge of two reigns – of Nicholas I and of Alexander II. Due to the artist, portraits and names of ...
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TSUBA. LEGENDS IN METAL TSUBA. LEGENDS IN METAL
The author, Eugene Skralivetsky, a collector, a sword-mounting expert. This is the first Russian publication, devoted to the art of decoration of Japanese arme blanche. The book presents the origins and the history of development of schools and workshops for excelling in the craft of sword mounting. A separate chapter deals with jewelry techniques, metals and alloys, and also certain aspects of storage, restoration and collecting details of Japanese sword mounts. A special attention is...
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Small Arms of the Third Reich (vol.1) Small Arms of the Third Reich (vol.1)
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The author, Sergey Borisovitch Monetchikov, is the Chief Curator of the Central Museum of WWII (Moscow), a leading expert in firearms. This monograph is a complete review of the small arms and ammunition used by the armed forces of the Third Reich. The publication presents not solely technical characteristics of the described models, but also their history in the course of WWII. Along with serial specimens, included are descriptions of experimental pieces and those trophies which were ...
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THE ULTIMA RATIO OF HONOUR. DUELS IN FRANCE IN THE XVI-EARLY XVII  CENTURIES THE ULTIMA RATIO OF HONOUR. DUELS IN FRANCE IN THE XVI-EARLY XVII CENTURIES
The author, Vasily Novoselov, PhD (History), a fellow of the Moscow Kremlin’s "Armoury Chamber". This monograph is devoted to the research of the dueling code and its parallels with the actual practices of the duel. The dueling tradition is presented in its development, correlation with notions of personal honor, rules of the contest, its arsenal, fencing technique, and the mindset of the authorities in regard to duels.
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COMBAT HANDGUNS OF THE WORLD COMBAT HANDGUNS OF THE WORLD
The author, Maxim Popenker, an editor of “Ruzhie” magazine, one of the leading experts in contemporary firearms. The book contains a systematic review of combat handguns, employed in the armed and police forces in the majority of the countries across the world, from 1945 and up to nowadays. It presents a comprehensible reference and technical information on the key developmental and limited-edition models of combat handguns. The annexes contain information on the mechanism, employed ammunition a...
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POLISH SABRES POLISH SABRES
The author, Vlodzhimezh Kvasnevich, PhD (Human Sciences), the director of military museum in Zielona Gora (Poland), a distinguished publisher and writer. The book is devoted to the study of history of a Polish sabre – the most honoured and beloved type of arms in Poland. The layout and symbolism of a sabre are both described in great detail, along with the typology and systematisation of Polish and foreign sabres, that were passed into service in Poland.
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GLADIATORS GLADIATORS
The author, Konstantin Nosov, PhD, an expert in the history of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This book is the first extensive study on this subject matter within Russian literature. It deals with the origins and the history of development of gladiatorial combat, animal baitings, executions with animals and mock naval battles. Issues, surrounding the organisation and preparation of gladiatorial combats, social aspects of gladiators’ everyday life, as well as their armament, are all discu...
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History of the Russian assault rifle History of the Russian assault rifle
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Five centuries of the Russian military uniform Five centuries of the Russian military uniform
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The author, Georgy Edisherovitch Vvedensky, Ph.D. (culturology), is the Head of the Military Historical Department of the State Reservation Museum "Tzarskoye Selo". The book is devoted to detailed analysis of the military uniform development since the first regular streltzy detachments through the recent time. The extensive illustrated glossary provided in the publication reveals the origins of various designations, their equivalents in foreign languages, and the history of the items ...
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The Moscow Kremlin. The Imperial Ryust-Kamera (In English) The Moscow Kremlin. The Imperial Ryust-Kamera (In English)
One Hundred Item from the Collection of the Russian EmperorsThis publication introduces 100 most representative pieces belonging in the vast collection of Royal hunting, combat-grade, and ceremonial weaponry kept at the Moscow Kremlin Ryust-Kamera. The development of the collection is carefully traced throughout its history. The book consists of four parts: "Empress Anna Johannovna's weapon collection", "The Chief Hunting Directorate", "The Oranienbaum Ryust-Kamera", and "The Cabinet". ...
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The Moscow Kremlin. The Imperial Ryust-Kamera (in Russian) The Moscow Kremlin. The Imperial Ryust-Kamera (in Russian)
This publication introduces 100 most representative pieces belonging in the vast collection of Royal hunting, combat-grade, and ceremonial weaponry kept at the Moscow Kremlin Ryust-Kamera. The development of the collection is carefully traced throughout its history. The book consists of four parts: "Empress Anna Johannovna's weapon collection", "The Chief Hunting Directorate", "The Oranienbaum Ryust-Kamera", and "The Cabinet".
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Edged weaponry: Masterpieces and rarities Edged weaponry: Masterpieces and rarities
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This publication is the catalog of an exhibition held at the Central Navy Museum in St.Petersburg representing 268 items kept at six major museums of the city (the State Hermitage; the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Sapper, and Communication troops; the Reservation Museum "Tzatrskoye Selo"; the Reservation Museum "Gatchina"; the Russian Ethnographic Museum; the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography), six artistic workshops ("Practica", "Koval", "Mezhov", "Russkiye Palaty", "Kh...
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Weapons of the Caucasus Weapons of the Caucasus
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The author, Emma Grogoryevna Astvatzaturyan, Ph.D. (history), is a research fellow at the State Historical Museum in Moscow, a prominent expert in the field of Oriental and Caucasian weaponry. This book is devoted to the research into the sorts and ornamentation of Caucasian edged weapons, firearms, and armor of the 17th through the early 20th century. It is based on the author's having studied the exhibits kept at various museums in Moscow, St.Petersburg, the Northern Caucasus, and Tr...
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A.A.Catoire de Bioncourt A.A.Catoire de Bioncourt
The author, Irina Nickolayevna Paltusova, Ph.D. (history), is the Head of the Weapons Department of the State Historical Museum in Moscow. This book tells about one of the best Russian private weapon collections once belonging to A.A.Catoire de Bioncourt (Moscow) and donated to the Historical Museum in 1909. This collection included over 600 masterpieces by both famous and next-to-forgotten West European and Oriental armorers.
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Gatchina arsenal Gatchina arsenal
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The author, Yury Georgiyevitch Yefimov, is a research fellow at the Arsenal of the State Hermitage. The album is the first ever introduction for 100 masterpieces by Russian and foreign armorers belonging in the collection of the Gatchina Palace museum near St.Petersburg, totaling about 1,100 pieces. Every single item presented in the album is a link to a member of the Royal family or to Count G.G.Orlov, the initial collector and owner.
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WEAPONRY OF ANCIENT ORIENT WEAPONRY OF ANCIENT ORIENT
The author, Mikhail Gorelik, Ph.D. (Art), the Chief research fellow at the Oriental Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This book is the first attempt to study offensive and defensive weaponry, employed by the people of the ancient Orient – the area spread across Egypt and China, and including the Eurasian steppe – throughout its history of almost three thousand years long. The study is based upon archaeological data and iconography collated with written sources and corroborated by eth...
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YANISSARY YANISSARY
The author, Georgy Vvedensky, PhD (Cultural Sciences), a chief of military history department of State Museum-Preserve “Tsarskoe Selo”. The monograph is devoted to the elite troops of the Ottoman Empire – the Yanissary Corps. On the basis of little-known first- hand sources, kept within museum collections from Russian and abroad, the information on the origins of the Yanissary Corps, its structure and organisation, ammunition, weaponry and symbolism, is gathered all in one publication for t...
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EUROPEAN ARME BLANCHE EUROPEAN ARME BLANCHE
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The author, Akexander Kulinsky, an Honourary Figure of Russian culture, the chiefcurator of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint-Petersburg), a Professor in South Ural State University, one of the leading experts in the study of history of arme blanche and firearms of XVIII-XX centuries. The book introduces key facts about groups and types of arme blanche, employed in Europe from mid-XX century up to the late XX century. The chief source for the book is the ...
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