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The book of the sword

by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 355.8241 B95 2006
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  355.8241 B95 2006
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.
Additional Information
Series Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
Subjects Swords.
Swords -- History.
Publisher [Whitefish, Mont.] :[Kessinger Pub.],2006
Language English
Description xxxv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [xxvii]-xxxv) and index.
ISBN 0486254348 (pbk.)
9780486254340 (pbk.)
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