Harvey J S Withers con The Illustrated Directory of Swords & Sabres: A visual encyclopedia of edged weapons, including swords, sabres, pikes, polearms and lances, with over 550 illustrations
The Illustrated Directory of Swords & Sabres Examines edged weapons, featuring more than 400 examples from around the world, from the swords and spears of ancient Egypt to the pike and thrusting polearms of medieval Europe, and from the slashing sabres of the 17th century cavalry, to the presentation and dress swords used for show, pomp and civil ceremonies in the 1900s. Full description
Harvey J S Withers has held a lifelong passion for sharp-edged weapons and for many years has been a successful dealer in antique military swords. He is the author of British Military Swords 1786 to 1912: The Regulation Patters; World Swords 1400 to 1945 (both Studio Jupiter Military Publishing) and The Scottish Sword 1600-1945 (Paladin Press).