|Format:||Paperback / softback, 96 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 13 March 2012|
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.
"From the Hardcover edition."
|Publisher: ||Candlewick Press (MA)|
|Dimensions: ||28.19 x 24.38 x 1.02 centimeters (0.48 kg)|