Collecting Indian Knives: Identification and Values

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Krause Publications, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 176 pages
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Expanded and updated with new photos and information, this 2nd edition will be a must have for anyone who collects or wants to learn about chipped Indian artefacts in the knife family. With an emphasis on prehistoric times, the book is loaded with photographs, values and identification guidelines to help identify blades as to general time-period and, in many cases, help date sites where such artefacts are found. Includes information about different regional materials and basic styles, how knives were made and for what they were probably used. This book will appeal to all levels of collectors, parents, and even 'armchair adventurers' wanting to know more about our country's long-ago past.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Knife or Point
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U S BladesNamed Types
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Lar Hothem was a well-known expert in the field of Indian arrowheads and artifacts. His popular series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest series has now added its 5th volume. His other titles include Indian Axes & Related Stone Artifacts, Indian Pipes, Arrowheads & Projectile Points, and Indian Trade Relics. Lar passed away in 2006.

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