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.
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|Author/Editor||Sir Richard F. Burton|
|Dimensions||6 1/8 x 9 1/4|