Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland by Richard H. Bezdek

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Item num: 84071
Item weight: 57.60 oz.
Description: An enormous amount of historical information on the swords and sword makers of England and Scotland has been gathered into a monumental book. Includes information on:
  • English sword makers from the 14th century and Scottish makers from the 16th century all the way through the renowned Wilkinson Sword Company and other major sword manufacturers of today.
  • Early English sword and blade making communities of Hounslow Heath and Shotley Bridge and the influential Cutlers Company of London
  • Early armorers who made swords
  • The many types of craftsmen associated with sword production including hilt, blade, and scabbard makers and decorators as well as goldsmiths and silversmiths who decorated mounted, assembled, and sold swords.
  • Cutlers, merchants, outfitters, and exporters who sold swords including those who exported swords to the US

This book concludes with dozens of beautiful illustrations of hilt designs and more than 450 spectacular photographs of English and Scottish swords of every type and era.

Hardcover: 394 pages
Publisher: Paladin Press, Boulder, CO (May 2003)
Language: English
ISBN: 1581603991
Product Dimensions: 11.25 x 8.75 x 1.1 inches


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