THE SWORD: MYTH & REALITY: TECHNOLOGY, HISTORY, FIGHTING, FORGING, MOVIE SWORDS.
240pp., 4to, 526 colour photos. 2016.
The history, manufacture, and ancient and modern uses of swords in Europe from the 5th century to today can be found here in one convenient source. Learn sword nomenclature and classification, practical information on different sword types, including those used by Vikings & Samurai, follow the manufacturer’s process from welding to pommel construction & examine historical replicas.