Swords: an artist's devotion
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Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2008].
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Westover Teen Nonfiction
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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.Back matter includes a bibliography.
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Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
82 pages, 5 unnumbered pages : chiefly ; 31 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0763631485 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780763631482 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.8, 1 Points

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Illustrated with breathtaking intricacy, a celebration of swords and swordsmen spans history and cultures to review the ancient warriors who lived by the sword, from Beowulf to medieval knights, and from stealthy ninja and samurai to legendary maidens of war.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Boos, B. (2008). Swords: an artist's devotion. First edition. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Boos, Ben, 1971-. 2008. Swords: An Artist's Devotion. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Boos, Ben, 1971-, Swords: An Artist's Devotion. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Boos, Ben. Swords: An Artist's Devotion. First edition. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2008. Print.

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