Cloth. First Edition. First American edition. Hardcover in non price-clipped dustjacket. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs and 16 pages in color. An interest ing reference book that covers the mechanics of collecting, including care, display and research, as well as providing the novice collector with an encyclopeadic overview of of the field, with chapter s on Helmets and Headdress, Badges, Arms and Armour, Medals and Decorations, Model Soldiers, et alia. Includes a select bibliography, in addition to information about military museums and collections, as well as specialist publications and societies. Fine in very good+ dustjacket.