|6 × 1 × 7 in
Collectible – Very Good
KRIS GLI INVINCIBILI (THE INVINCIBLE KRISES) by Vanna & Mario Ghiringhelli. BE-MA Editrice, Millan, Italy. Stated "First Edition". 142pp. 5.25×6.50×0.50. In Italian and English. Softbound book with stiff wrappers in VERY GOOD condition. Red covers with photo illustration on the front A touch of edgewear to spine ends and gentle rubs to front cover photograph. Slight wear to cover edges/corners. Fresh, bright, and clean interior pages with pristine errata. Tightly bound with a smooth back strip. Profusely illustrated with 90+ full color, full-page photographic plates. The Kris is a legendary sword which acquired unique importance in battle and in religious rituals over the course of centuries. Native to Indonesia and Malaya, the Kris is both the standard weapon and a prized Collector's Item. Many of the exotic sword styles are drawn from Hindu and Southeast Asian regional mythology. A scarce copy in near pristine condition. Highly Collectible.