Swords

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Swords
Written by Ben Boos
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763631485
ISBN-13: 9780763631482
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Swords
An Artist's Devotion

author/illustrator: Ben Boos

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.
Back matter includes a bibliography.

Be smitten by the sword! An extraordinary young artist brings the history of this noble weapon -- and its skillful masters -- into stunningly sharp relief.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$24.99 / $34.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763631485 /  9780763631482
on sale date:
09/2008
type/format:
Illustrated Middle-grade Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
96 / 10 1/4" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
 
subjects:
History; People & Places; Antiques & Collectibles; Science & Nature;
 
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