History of the Sword

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Courier Corporation, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
From prehistoric sticks to the rapiers wielded by the Louis XIV's Musketeers, this volume chronicles the history of the sword in 44 carefully researched, ready-to-color drawings of the weapons and authentically costumed figures of the people who wielded them. A rich pictorial history for coloring book fans, students of weaponry, and armchair adventurers alike.

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it was very helpful for when i was curious about the history and detailed story of excalibur.

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An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.

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