The American eagle pommel sword : the early years 1793-1830
|Format:||Print Book 1997|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
-- United States
-- 18th century.
Swords -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
|Publisher|| Lincoln, R.I. :Mowbray Pub.,1997
|Other Titles|| Man at arms.
"A publication of Man at arms magazine."
xi, 244 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 32 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index.