From the back cover:
"Without the proper gear, even the boldest adventurer stands little chance of surviving in the grim and perilous world of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. This supplement is a complete inventory of everything an adventurer will ever need before facing off against the hordes of Chaos, Orcs, Goblins, and dreaded Trolls. A survey of weapons and armour gives you the proper tools for any fight. Old World Armoury also contains vital information on trade routes, Merchant Houses, commodities, henchmen, and more."