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Classic Bowie Knives by Abels, Robert

By: Abels, Robert

Price: $129.00

Publisher: Robert Abels: 1967-01-01

Seller ID: 4Q-RXZ4-MKHO

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hardcover-1967 Robert Abels NY...Near Fine in a VG DJ, Silver flecked Red cloth boards with gilt titles on spine-corners sharp, minor shelf/edge wear to DJ, two small tears to DJ at top of spine and a tiny hole at the bottom of DJ at spine-now in protective mylar...no notes or writing-All pages are clean and crisp...numerous vintage B&W photographs showing antique Bowie knives and other edged weapons of the era between 1820-1860. Well done research on this interesting weapon...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-6 View more info

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Modern Fencing

By: Deladrier, Clovis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1948-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160602005

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1948 United States Naval Institute 289 pages. Good, no DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to dark blue pebble-grain cloth boards with dark gilt titles - corners lightly bumped. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp, light offsetting to end papers. There is a pocket on the inside rear cover but there are no library markings anywhere. OCLC-936127. Author Clovis DeLadrier at the time of writing this book was the Belgian born Head Fencing Master of the United States Naval Academy who won the IFA championships twice (1938, 1943). Co-founder and first president o... View more info

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Armed Martial Arts of Japan: Swordsmanship and Archery

By: Hurst I II, G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1998-07-11

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160602002

ISBN: 0300049676

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, 1998 First Edition Yale University Press 243 pages. Fine in a NF DJ. Purple cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear of unclipped DJ - now in mylar. This history of Japanese armed martial arts focuses on traditions of swordsmanship and archery from ancient times to the present. The author provides an overview of martial arts in Japanese history and culture, then closely examines the transformation of these fighting skills into sports. During the Tokugawa era (1600-1867), swordmenship and archery developed from fighting systems into martial arts, ... View more info

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Collecting the Edged Weapons of Imperial Germany

By: Johnson, Thomas M.; Wittmann, Thomas T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Johnson Reference Books: 1988-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190311012

ISBN: 0960090606

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition Volume 1 1988 Privately Published/Johnson Reference Books 364 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to blue cloth boards with gilt titles - corners lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, rubbing and a few closed tears to original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and ummarked. Outstanding reference work.Highly recommended. Handsome copy despite the wear to the DJ. ISBN-0960090606. LOC SSM-07 View more info

Pictorial Price Guide - Romance of Collecting Case Knives [Paperback] by Lavo...

By: Lavona Ferguson

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Lavona Ferguson: 1976-01-01

Seller ID: V1-0B3R-29K4

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover-Third Edition Fairborn, OH Author...Fine condition, Tan paper boards with green titles, corners sharp...no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...extremely detailed with numerous photographs, several in color illustrating the difference in handle material, specifications, Dates issued, stamps used. Great reference book...an exceptional copy...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC-SSM-5 View more info

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On Fencing,

By: Nadi, Aldo

Price: $200.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180924004

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with scarce DJ, First Edition 1943 G. P. Putnam's Sons 300 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to purple cloth boards with blue titles and grey embossed fencing foil on front panel and spine - corners sharp. Moderate shelf/edge wear and some chipping to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. No foxing anywhere. Deckled edges. Superb history of the sport of fencing by Aldo Nadi, a world champion fencer. From the rear DJ flap - The most complete and understandable work on the subject yet published, it is als... View more info

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Discovering Edged Weapons [Paperback] by Wilkinson-Lathan, J; Illustated

By: Wilkinson-Lathan, J; Illustated [Illustrator]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1972-01-01

Seller ID: C4-YEDV-H96J

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, 1972 Shire Publications UK 64 pages. Very Good+ , in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and rubbing to covers and edges. Binding tight-appears unread. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. 20 B&W photographs and numerous illustrations. Nice piece of edged ephemera. ISBN-0852631383. LOC SSE-4 View more info