Swords

The Book of the Sword

By Richard Francis Burton

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Eloquent, erudite history of the sword--from prehistory to early Roman Empire. Evolution and development of early swords, variations (sabre, broadsword, cutlass, scimitar, etc.), and much more.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

By Richard Cohen

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By the Sword is an epic history of sword fighting—a science, an art, and, for many, a religion that began at the dawn of civilization in ancient Egypt and has been an obsession for mankind ever since. With wit and insight, Richard Cohen gives us an engrossing history of the world via the sword.

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The Sword in the Stone

By T.H. White

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A classic retelling of the Arthurian legend. J Fic Whi
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Arthur and the Sword

By Robert Sabuda

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In this retelling which features stained glass illustrations, young Arthur proves himself to be the rightful heir to the throne by being the only one able to pull the sword from the steel anvil. J398.22 Sa
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