Codex: Space Marines is the book for every Space Marine collector. It contains a detailed background of the formation and history of the Emperor's finest warriors, a showcase of the full range of Space Marine miniatures, and rules for organising them into armies for games of Warhammer 40,000. Containing a massive 176 pages, this full-colour, hardcover codex includes: Origin of the Space Marines - a guide to the history, organisation, heraldry and famous battles of the Space Marines. A detailed history of the Ultramarines, White Scars, Imperial Fists, Salamanders, Raven Guard, and Iron Hands Chapters, and their successors. The Adeptus Astartes - a full explanation of each Space Marine character, unit and vehicle type. Including Warlord Traits, army special rules, and Chapter tactics. Armoury of the Space Marines - rules for every weapon, piece of wargear, Chapter relics, and type of armour available to the Space Marines.