The book of the sword
|Format:||Print Book 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Eloquent, exceptionally erudite history of the "Queen of Weapons." Traces sword's origin -- from prehistory to its full growth during early Roman Empire. Discusses earliest weapons of stone, bone, horn and wood as well as variations: sabre, broadsword, cutlass, scimitar and more. Enhanced by nearly 300 excellent line drawings.
|Series||Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.|
Swords -- History.
|Publisher|| [Whitefish, Mont.] :[Kessinger Pub.],2006
xxxv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [xxvii]-xxxv) and index.