Swords: an artist's devotion

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Be smitten by the sword! An extraordinary young artist brings the history of this noble weapon — and its skillful masters — into stunningly sharp relief.Brave men and women have taken up the sword since ages of old, and a fascination with this formidable weapon grips dedicated followers to this day. Here is a celebration of swords and swordsmen that spans time and place — from ancient warriors such as Beowulf to medieval knights; from stealthy ninja and samurai to legendary maidens of war. Illustrated with breathtaking intricacy, SWORDS reflects the passion of a true devotee, offering lavish background details on design and use as well as exquisite spreads showcasing specimens in all their shining glory.
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physical 82, [5] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
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subject_facet Swords -- History, Swords -- History -- Juvenile literature, Swords -- Pictorial works
table_of_contents Warriors -- Raiders -- War maidens -- Villagers -- Soldiers -- Landsknechts -- Knights -- Kings -- Samurai -- Ninja -- Silla knights [Korea] -- Eastern masters [China] -- War chiefs [Africa] -- Sultans [Middle East].
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