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SALE The Book of the Sword

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Richard Francis Burton. This book was written in 1883.
It tells the history of the sword from prehistoric times to the Roman Empire. The author describes in detail the wooden and stone swords, the use of copper alloys and finally the iron sword. The text provides incredible wealth of data about the sword and its variations: Sabre, cutlass, scimitar, rapier and more. 1987 Dover Publication. Paperback, black and white pictures, table of contents, Index. 300pp New