Saturday, March 8, 2014

Review of Knives and Swords: A Visual History by Chris McNab

Author:  Chris McNab.
Title:  Knives and Swords:  A Visual History.
Publisher:  Sterling Publishing.
Copyright:  2012.
Pages:  360.
Price:  $12.98


This books is a pictorial history of knives and swords starting the Stone Age to the modern era.  The weapons range from knives, swords, maces, axes, and pole-arms.  All the weapons are photographed in their present conditions.  Some of the swords and knives are corroded because of time.  Some of the weapons are in remarkable shape for their age.  Weapons from the entire world are sampled.  There small sections dedicated to particular weapons and their usage.

Recommended alone for the photographs.

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