The Sword in Britain An Illustrated History 1600-1700 Hardback

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The Sword in Britain An Illustrated History 1600-1700. Infantry, cavalry swords, rapiers, smallswords, hunting & naval swords of the 17th Century.

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 NEW FULL COLOUR REFERENCE BOOK

FOR SWORD COLLECTORS!

The Sword in Britain 1600 - 1700
An Illustrated History
Volume One

by

Harvey J S Withers

Published by Harvey Withers Military Publishing

This is Volume One of an exciting four part series to be produced by Harvey J S Withers on the history of the sword in Britain from 1600-1945.

This extensive work contains over 900 full colour photographs and illustrations of the types of swords (both English and Continental) carried within Britain during the 17th Century. These include:

INFANTRY SWORDS

CAVALRY SWORDS

RAPIERS AND SMALLSWORDS

HUNTING SWORDS

NAVAL SWORDS

Sample Pages

Please see the sample pages below. Book length is 183 pages and it is bound with a quality, laminated, hardback cover.  Each book is sent in a sturdy, purpose-made airmail cardboard box.

Author Signed Copies

I would be delighted to personally sign and dedicate copies of the book - please let me know if you want me to do this.

Number of Pages - 183

 

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READ THE REVIEWS!

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From Classic Arms & Militaria - August/September 2012

"...is very useful for newcomers to the subject...informative historical background..."

"...veritable cornucopia of swords..."

"...I am unable to think of any other book which presents such a broad spread of swords..."

"...first-rate study will find a ready place on the bookshelves of collectors, re-enactors, dealers..."

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