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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.

    

Used availability for Ben Boos's Swords

Hardback Editions

October 2009 : UK Hardback
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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
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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
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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