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The Book of the Sword: With 293 Illustrations

The Book of the Sword: With 293 Illustrations

By: Sir Richard F. Burton

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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.

Reprint of the Chatto and Windus, London, 1884 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486254348
ISBN 139780486254340
Author/EditorSir Richard F. Burton
FormatBook
Page Count336
Dimensions6 1/8 x 9 1/4

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