Heritage of English Knives, The

Hayden-Wright, David
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The Heritage of English Knives

This is the preeminent reference on antique English knives, written by one of Great Britain's most respected 20th century authorities on weaponry. The text contains much previously unknown historical information about cutlers and their art. The history of the famous American designed Bowie knife, manufactured extensively in Sheffield, is explained and amply illustrated. The history of the American Bowie knife explained and amply illustrated. Discussions present multi-bladed sportsmen's pocket knives, farrier's, smoker's, quill knives, curiosities, and actual knives presented to King George IV in 1821.

Format: Hardcover.   Dimensions: 9" x 12"   Pages: 336   Illustrations: 301 color and 20 B&W

This is the preeminent reference on antique English knives, written by one of Great Britain's most respected 20th century authorities on weaponry. The text contains much previously unknown historical information about cutlers and their art. The history of the famous American designed Bowie knife, manufactured extensively in Sheffield, is explained and amply illustrated. The history of the American Bowie knife explained and amply illustrated. Discussions present multi-bladed sportsmen's pocket knives, farrier's, smoker's, quill knives, curiosities, and actual knives presented to King George IV in 1821.

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Author Hayden-Wright, David
Publisher Schiffer
ISBN 978-0-7643-2693-6
Translation N/A
Format Hardcover
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