The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Knives, Swords, Spears & Daggers

The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Knives, Swords, Spears & Daggers

Through History in Over 1500 Photographs

Book - 2015
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"A detailed history of the development of swords, sabres, lances, daggers, fighting knives and bayonets, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century. Includes a comprehensive visual directory of weapons arranged by time period and geographical area, along with specifications of date, origin and length. Features descriptions of the fighting techniques of some of the most skilful swordsmen in history, including the hoplite spearmen of ancient Greece and the Japanese Samurai warriors."--Jacket.
Published: London : Lorenz Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9780754831952
Branch Call Number: 623.441 WIT
Characteristics: 512 pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Capwell, Tobias


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