Assorted book covers


Royal Armouries is a highly regarded publisher of arms and armour titles with worldwide distribution.

We publish books based on research conducted by our curators and experts, as well as catalogues to accompany our exciting exhibition programme.

Regular academic publications include Arms & Armour: Journal of the Royal Armouries published in association with Taylor and Francis, and our monograph series. Recent monograph titles have included The Italian Vetterli System; Henry VIII: Arms and the Man; and Littlecote: The English Civil War Armoury.

All our titles are available to buy from the Royal Armouries shop.

Did you know?

Paper rounds

High quality drawing paper is often referred to as cartridge paper. Before brass cartridges, gunpowder and a ball were wrapped in paper of high quality for ease of loading the single shot muzzle loading guns.