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German swords and sword makers edged weapon makers from the 14th to the 20th centuries by Richard H. Bezdek

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Published by Paladin Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English



  • Germany.,
  • Austria.


  • Swords -- Germany.,
  • Swords -- Austria.,
  • Swordsmiths -- Germany.,
  • Swordsmiths -- Austria.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-235).

StatementRichard H. Bezdek.
LC ClassificationsU856.G4 B48 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6898021M
ISBN 101581600577
LC Control Number00701490

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