THE ILLUSTRATED WORLD ENCYLOPEDIA OF KNIVES, SWORDS, SPEARS AND DAGGERS: THROUGH HISTORY IN 1500 COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS
512pp., 4to, over 1500 colour illus. 2016 reissue.
This encyclopedia traces the fascinating history of knives, daggers, bayonets, swords, sabres and lances, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century. Weapons from around the world are examined, such as the decorated daggers of Persia and the exquisite knives of Japan. Please note this is a very heavy book. Postage in the UK will be £7.50.