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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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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Nonfiction 355.8241 B95 2006
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  355.8241 B95 2006
 
 
Summary
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.)
9781425494483
142549448X
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