Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich (Fiirst Edition Stated)

By: Johnson, Thomas M.

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


This is the true first edition, self-published by the author in 1975. There is no number attributed to it, but it is his frst on the subject. Book is in amazingly nice condition -- no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no price-clip. Only fault is a thin band of toning to top edge of endflaps. Otherwise pristine inside and out. Book measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/2" and has 343 pages. illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Among the many topics covered are these: daggers, swords, baynoets, Solingen advertising, rare and unusual edged weapons of the Reich, markings, Goring wedding sword, Goring Industrial Presentation Sword, how to spot reproductions, documentation procedures, grading and valuations, the art of Damascus, and display, storage, records, care and maintenance.

Title: Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich (Fiirst Edition Stated)

Author Name: Johnson, Thomas M.

Categories: Germany, Swords and Knives, Collectibles,

Edition: First Edition States

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, Thomas M. Johnson (privately printed): 1975

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 277341

Keywords: Edged Weapons of Third Reich. Nazi Germany Edged Weapons/