Collecting Indian Knives: Identification and Values
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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