World bayonets, 1800 to the present : an illustrated reference guide for collectors
|Format:||Print Book 1996|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The essential guide for every bayonet collector. Covers blades from Argentina to the USSR, and everything in between. Bayonets are especially interesting collectibles for a number of reasons, the most inexpensive, readily available, and their histories are interesting and well documented, plus the immense variety of design. Over the years bayonets were made with a number of uses -- as saws, trowels, combat knives, cutlasses, lances, machetes, even wire cutters.
-- Collectors and collecting.
Bayonets -- Catalogs.
|Publisher|| London : New York, NY :Arms and Armour ;1996
Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. Co.,
32 pages, 62 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 23-24).