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British Basket-Hilted Swords: A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts
by Cyril Mazansky

The phrase basket-type hilts refers to a large group of hilts which provide a degree of protection to the hand and wrist. Basket-hilted swords have featured ...

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Finally a typology for the baskethilts!! Very nice book. Mazansky goes into the different types of baskethilts from the British Island, but also comes up with a typology for pommels, and various hilt decorations.

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Secrets of German Medieval Swordsmanship: Sigmund Ringeck's Commentaries on Master Liechtenauer's Verse
by Christian Henry Tobler

Medieval Fighting with the German MastersChristian Henry Tobler presents a beautifully interpreted study of fighting techniques recorded in the mnemonic verse of ...

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Renaissance Swordsmanship: The Illustrated Book Of Rapiers And Cut And Thrust Swords And Their Use
by John Clements

This is the most thorough work ever about historical swordsmanship. It is both a general reference and an instructional guide for advanced and beginning sword ...

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Records of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic ...

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Medieval Swordsmanship: Illustrated Methods And Techniques
by John Clements

From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of Medieval knights, ...

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The Japanese Sword (Japanese Arts Library)
by Kanzan Sato

The Japanese sword combines unbreakability, rigidity, and lethal cutting power, and it is in the resolution of these conflicting practical requirements that it ...

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European Weapons and Armour: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
by Ewart Oakeshott

Both a work of scholarship, and a treasury of information, for anyone seeking a factual and vivid account of the story of arms from the Renaissance period to the ...

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Anglo-Saxon Weapons & Warfare
by Richard Underwood

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