Anyone with a serious interest in European swords should own this book.
All the way from the early Scandinavian sword to the swords of the Renaissance and gives full in-depth summary and description on each piece.
I've wanted this book for years ,always reading people quoting from it..so I'm glad to have my own copy now.
I've wanted this book for years ,always reading people quoting from it..so I'm glad to have my own copy now.Published 11 months ago by J. Hammonds
An excellent book by Ewart Oakshott, I purchased this book as an adjunct to the medieval swords by Oakshott. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Arcanum
Many interesting and useful illustrations, especially of hilts and guards. There are other books which cover some of the same material, but the author is well known for his work... Read morePublished on October 22, 2011 by David J. Atkinson
All I can say is that this book is full of sword knowledge. An excellent text book as well as reference book for when you can't sleep in the middle of the night due to tossing and... Read morePublished on July 10, 2010 by Jessila
This is my husband's review:
this was a very important book for me to read, unfortunately 99% of it was useless information, and the only measurements that it gave on... Read more
Nice read, lots of pictures and information. Anyone interest in this period should have a copy.Published on September 19, 2008 by R. Walter