A gift edition. Leather bound handmade. Genuine leather , gold embossing, figured cutting, elements of leather mosaic, tripartite gold edge hand painted with aliasing. Lining - casting of brass in the form of a knife with a sheath. Box.
Number of illustrations: over 1,500
Number of pages: 512
Author or Performer: A. E. Hartink
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BLADED WEAPONS
One of the tools of primitive people were the sticks, stakes, which they used for hunting, food. Over time, these items improved. With the development of humanity began to appear swords, halberds and other weapons of war. Modern achievements of mankind brought melee weapons to perfection.
Man has always been interested in history, especially some of its areas. One such direction is the cold weapon. A very popular activity is collecting knives, swords, swords, rapiers, and more. Particularly ardent fans of this activity are ready to spend huge amounts of money to purchase new exhibits to its collection, and in search of fresh information unable to spend hours on the world wide web, libraries, and archives.
This website contains a selection of encyclopedias of different subjects and areas. Almost every instance can become an irreplaceable gift. Gift book knives, daggers and other edged weapons which are described in great detail, will be an indispensable and valuable souvenir. This Handbook contains a detailed description of a huge number of weapons. The book contains information about ancient and modern manufacturers and brands.