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Swords and Hilt Weapons

Coe, Michael D.

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ISBN 10: 1555842909 / ISBN 13: 9781555842901
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover binding is clean, tight, and square. The interior is clean. The text is clean and unmarked. The dustjacket remains un-clipped and is bright, attractive, and whole. NOT ex-library. This book is over-sized and will require additional shipping charges on international orders. Bookseller Inventory # 001071

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Title: Swords and Hilt Weapons

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition

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A guide to nearly 4000 years of sword making from the Bronze Age to World War II. On the basis of technical excellence and cultural significance, emphasis is given to European, Islamic and Japanese weapons. It also covers those of Africa, Mesoamerica, China, Central Asia and Indonesia.

About the Author:

Victor Harris - Curator of Japanese Antiquities, British Museum; Michael D Cole - Professor of Anthropology, Yale University; Peter Connolly - Inst. of Archeology, Uni of London; Anthony Harding -Sr Lecturer in Archeology, Uni of Durham; Donald J. La Rocca - Arms and Armour Dept, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Anthony North - V&A Museum; Thom Richardson - Curator of Armour, the Royal Armouries, Tower of London; Christopher Spring - British Museum; Frederick Wilkinson - President of the Arms and Armour Society

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