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The American eagle pommel sword : the early years 1793-1830

by Mowbray, E. Andrew.

Format: Print Book 1997
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Noncirculating (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) rq U856.U6 M6 1997x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance)
 
Call Number  rq U856.U6 M6 1997x
 
 
Summary
Reprint (now on coated stock) of a 1988 publication written by an authority on American swords, intended for sword enthusiasts and historians, as well as for students of American manufacturing, technology, and trade. Presents a definitive study of the eagle pommel and the firms and individuals who produced it, both in this country and abroad. Through text and numerous b&w photos, teaches the subtleties of sword identification and evaluation while tracing the use of the most widely carried sword of the US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Identified as a "second edition" by the publisher, but no new material has been incorporated. 9x12 Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Additional Information
Subjects Swords -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Swords -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Publisher Lincoln, R.I. :Mowbray Pub.,1997
Edition 2nd ed.
Other Titles Man at arms.
Language English
Notes "A publication of Man at arms magazine."
Description xi, 244 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 32 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index.
ISBN 0917218744
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