Records of the Medieval Sword. Rare 1st edition Hardback Book.
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RECORDS OF THE MEDIEVAL SWORDEWART OAKESHOTT Boydell Press 1st edition 1991 This is a mint condition rare hardback copy of the ultimate reference guide to swords dating from :- Roman Cavalry Spatha 250 - 350 AD - !6th Century. It includes images of all swords referred to from major public/private collections. Included details of types, styles, dating and manufacture. With a special appendix on the Morgarten Sword and the sword of Edward III. This is probably the best and most thorough work on early swords. A must for the Medieval military historian and any serious weapon collector. This volume is rarely available in its original hardback form. Mint condition.