2004. First printing. HC. over 100 b/w illus; fully illustrated, descriptive catalog of British sword type, 'basket-type hilt' (refers to large group of hilts providing degree of protection to hand & wrist), with 500-year history from Wars of Roses to immediately after Boer War; covers general aspects of various hilt types & discussion of typological methodology of 3 major groups--diverse group of incomplete basket hilts, 'mortuary' hilts, & hilts closely related to 'mortuary hilts'; AVAILABLE, NET. Item #107000
Price: $275.00 NET
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