The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Knives, Swords, Spears PDF ePub eBook

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The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Knives, Swords, Spears  free pdf This encyclopedia traces the fascinating history of knives, daggers, bayonets, swords, sabres and lances, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century. Weapons from around the world are examined, such as the decorated daggers of Persia and the exquisite knives of Japan. A superb directory features 750 examples of sharp-edged weapons, describing the origins, capabilities and specifications of each one. With 1500 photographs and illustrations, and written by leading experts in the field, this beautiful guide is an indispensable resource for the serious collector and amateur enthusiast alike, and will fascinate anyone with an interest in historical weapons.

About Harvey J. S. Withers

Harvey J. S. Withers has been a successful dealer in antique military swords for many years, and is the author of several books about swords. Dr Tobias Capwell has a PhD in Medieval Studies from the University of Leeds, and is Curator of Arms and Armour at the Wallace Collection in London, England.

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Author : Harvey J. S. Withers
Publisher : Lorenz Books
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ISBN : 0754831957
EAN : 9780754831952
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 512 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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