Tracing the origins of the Bowie from America, this unique knife became a part of Australian folklore and history during the opening up of the west and the goldfields. The Sheffield trade figures prominently in this study and the 23 page listing of Sheffield makers and traders is invaluable. 99 pages, 116 illustrations, including full colour front piece.
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Book Description Burton&Co, Balmain, Australia, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110731613775