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Swords

(2008)
An Artist's Devotion
A non fiction book by

 
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.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: Swords
Author(s): Ben Boos
ISBN: 1-84011-324-3 / 978-1-84011-324-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Templar Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Swords: An Artist's Devotion
Author(s): Ben Boos
ISBN: 0-7636-3148-5 / 978-0-7636-3148-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Swords: An Artist's Devotion
Author(s): Ben Boos
ISBN: 0-7636-5098-6 / 978-0-7636-5098-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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