THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND BY AMAZON CREATESPACE FULLY UPDATED AND REVISED A full colour reference book and price guide for collectors of antique swords!! The book contains over 2000 full colour photographs, the majority of which have never been seen in print before. Each listing includes full colour photographs, a concise description and the current market value in both $US and £Sterling. Over 2000 full colour photographs There are also comprehensive sections detailing the historical background for particular sword types and essential tips for collecting. Categories include: Infantry Swords Cavalry Swords Naval Swords Hunting Swords Smallswords Japanese Swords Care and Preservation of Antique Swords Sword Bibliography READ THE REVIEWS! "This beautifully produced volume...wide-ranging and eclectic work cataloguing a large selection of swords dating from medieval times to the demise of the sword as a combat weapon...gives the generalist the knowledge and confidence to identify and know the value of any commonly encountered sword..." Classic Arms and Militaria Magazine "Almost 300 pages of colourful photographs and informative text...is an entry level guide which also serves as a source of reference to the more experienced collector..." The Armourer Magazine "I am delighted to write the Foreword...because it gives a broad introduction to the types of swords that one might might find in the marketplace..." Professor Richard Holmes PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND BY AMAZON VIA CREATESPACE AND NOT THE PUBLISHER.