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The Sword and the Centuries

HUTTON (Alfred).

HUTTON (Alfred).

The Sword and the Centuries or Old Sword Days and Old Sword Ways. Being a Description of the various Swords used in Civilized Europe during the last Five Centuries, and of Single Combats which have been Fought with them. With Introductory remarks by Captain Cyril G. R. Matthey.

Frontispiece portrait of Hutton, seven plates and 40 illustrations in the text.

First Edition. Large 8vo. [234 x 153 x 46 mm]. xxii, 367 pp. Original publisher's red cloth, the front cover with a large gilt sword blocked at the centre, the spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, the others untimmed. (A little stained and spine faded).
London: Grant Richards, 1901

Pardoel 1929.

A good clean copy. With the bookplate of W. M'Oran Campbell of Tullichewan.

Stock no. ebc5129

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Price: £125