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Knives, Daggers and Hand-Combat Tools: The Illustrated History of Weapons

By: David Soud

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Australia, Hinkler Books: 2014

Seller ID: 001085


Discover the history and development of weaponry through the ages with The Illustrated History if Weapons series. These comprehensive visual reference books explore the craftsmanship and progression of weaponry and cover the many important conflicts and historical events that have shaped the world we live in. These titles feature stunning photography, fascinating biographical information and detailed insight into the technology and tactics of the battlefield, and cover t... View more info

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Knives 2016 36th Edition : The World's Greatest Knife Book

By: Edited by Jerry Lee

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Krause Publications: 2015

Edition: 36th Edition

Seller ID: 003385


Fine knives for discerning taste! Whether a knife is a utilitarian tool to be used, maintained and respected; an object of art to be admired; or an example of fine craftsmanship passed down from generation to generation, countless examples are showcased in "Knives 2016" with full descriptions and specifications of each model. Modern flipper folders featuring bronze bushings and ball bearing pivot systems share space with traditional hunters and pocketknives in jigged bon... View more info

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Pictorial History of Knives, Daggers and Bayonets: A Chronology of Sharp-edged Weapons and Blades from Around the World, with Over 225 Photographs and Illustrations

By: Tobias Capwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Southwater: 2011

Seller ID: 000480


Cultures from all over the world crafted fighting blades, many of them so elaborately formed and decorated that they are noted for their beauty and craftsmanship as they are for their brutal capabilities. This book traces the bloody and fascinating history of daggers, dirks and bayonets. It looks at the journey played by fighting blades in military combat from hand-held stabbing tools, to the famous Highland dirk, to the bayonets of World Wars I and II, and the 20th-cent... View more info