Military History Bookshop

Quick Search




Click on Title to view full description

1 Darom, David Art and Design in Modern Custom Fixed-Blade Knives
Edison, NJ Chartwell Books 2007 0785822682 / 9780785822684 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
266 pages, well illustrated in color, cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: Introducing the reader to the art of custom fixed-blade knives, the author has chosen to feature 26 world class knifemakers - each with their own individual look and feel. In addition to the high quality illustrations the author presented comprehensive background texts, detailed descriptions of all the knives and insight into the 'behind the scenes' of custom knifemaking." ; 11.40 X 9.20 X 1.40 inches 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
2 Goddard, Wayne Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop
Krause Publications 2001 0873419936 / 9780873419932 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
160 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Don't spend big bucks on your knife shop! If you've ever dreamed of making knives, Wayne Goddard will show you how to get started without investing a fortune in fancy gear. You'll learn all about selecting steel and forging, grinding, heat-treating and finishing knives without the huge and expensive tools found in some shops. Goddard even explains and demonstrates the making of wire Damascus blades with the simplest of tools. Wayne Goddards 50 Knife Shop is a great companion volume to Goddards book The Wonder of Knifemaking and provides all the details you need to set up a backyard knife sharp and start turning out great blades. "; 10.70 X 8.30 X 0.40 inches; 160 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
3 Johnson, Thomas M. & Wilfrid Bradach Third Reich Edged Weapon Accouterments
Author 1978 0960090657 / 9780960090655 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
65 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, oblong 11 by 8 inches, very good. Stated first edition. From the preface by Frederick J. Stephens: "In compiling this study of the edged weapon accoutrements, Colonel Johnson not only makes available to collectors a complete book of totally fresh, unpublished, information, but also opens the door to a new realm of information, a complete field of study that complements and enhances the bladed weapons of Nazi Germany." ; 11 X 8 X 0.20 inches; 65 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
4 Lake, Ron & Frank Centofante & Wayne Clay How to make folding knives
Chattanooga American Blade 1988 0911881069 / 9780911881066 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
192 pages, illustrations, tables, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Three top custom makers show you how, step by step, with easy-to-follow instructions. Laying out patterns; grinding your blades, fitting lock & spring, handles, polishing, final assembly. Plus safety tips, and where to buy the supplies. Over 300 photos show you in detail how the experts make folding knives. "; 10.80 X 8.20 X 0.40 inches; 192 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
5 Lumsden, Robin Edged Weapons of Hitler's Germany
Osceola, WI MBI Publishing Company 2001 0760311315 / 9780760311318 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
160 pages, illustrations, tables, cloth, dust jacket, very good. From the estate of Charles Luxmoore and with his signature. Luxmoore collected early militaria from the Civil and Indian Wars period. A member of the NRA, he served on the Army Rifle Team, and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, serving as President and Vice President, Sons of the Colonial War. From the DJ: "The author has drawn on over 25 years of experience collecting Third Reich militaria. The book includes detailed photographs illustrating the various patterns of weapons, and these pictures are supplemented by plates taken from contemporary Nazi manufacturers sales catalogs and photos of edged weapons in wear during the Third Reich. This book includes details of the following areas of Nazi edged Weaponry daggers, swords, bayonets and knives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, SA, SS, other paramilitary organizations, the diplomatic corps, police, fire service, customs service, railways and the Red Cross. Also included are sections on makers' marks, Solingen salesmanship, advertising, miniature weapons, a chronology of Nazi edged weapons, where to buy Nazi edged weapons today, a price guide, how to spot post-1945 reproductions and a bibliography." ; 9.97 X 7.70 X 0.77 inches; 160 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
6 McEvoy, Harry K. Knife Throwing, a Practical Guide.
Boston Tuttle Publishing 1973 0804810990 / 9780804810999 Mass Market Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
106 pages, well illustrated, green pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Harry K. McEvoy, a long-time resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan, founded the Tru-Balance Knife Company there in 1949 and is today one of the primary suppliers of quality throwing-knives to professionals and sportsmen alike. He has coached and demonstrated knife and tomahawk throwing for more than 30 years and is founder and national director of The American Knife Thrower's Alliance. " FW356B ; 106 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
7 Price, C. Houston Official Price Guide to Collector Knives. Tenth Edition.
New York House of Collectibles 1991 0876378122 / 9780876378120 Tenth Edition Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
725 pages, plates, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Top notch information and professional tips, everything a knife collector needs to know~Over 12,500 listings with 550 all-new photographs make THE OFFICIAL PRICE TO COLLECTOR KNIVES the most valuable resource a collector could have. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
8 Raidl, R. R. , and, Leslie, D. R. Nazi Daggers and Dress Bayonets. an Illustrated Reference
Cleveland, OH R. & L. Enterprises 1959 First Edition Paperback Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
60 pages, well illustrated, wrappers, some hand-written notes on last two blank pages otherwise very good. Stated first edition. Photography by R. J. Drescher. 
Price: 24.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
9 Remington Arms Company Remington Catalog NO. C-5 [Reprint]
Remington Arms Company Reprint Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
63 pages, well illustrated, stapled tan wrappers, shelf wear to covers, otherwise very good. Oblong 11 by 8.5 inches. Text in English, Spanish and Portuguese. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
10 Ritchie, Roy & Ron Stewart The Standard Knife Collector's Guide. Second Edition.
Collector Books 1993 0891455175 / 9780891455172 Second Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
688 pages, 6 color plates, many text illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. Appendices include Buck Creek Price Guide, Case's Price Guide, Cattaraugus's Price Guide, Robeson's Price Guide, Remington's Price Guide, Taylor Cuterly's Price Guide, and Winchester's Price Guide. ; 8.30 X 5.40 X 1.50 inches; 688 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
11 Stephens, Frederick John Reproduction? Recognition! [Revised & Expanded Edition]
Militaria Collector, Inc. 1981 Revised Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
247 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards, very good. Revised & expanded edition. 2nd printing. From the foreword to the revised edition, "The main reason for republishing is that in the five years since the first edition, there have emerged a lot more reproductions on the market, some of them duplicating already-produced reproductions, others from different manufacturers...I am endeavouring to provide an inventory of all known reproductions whilst the opportunity to detect them still remains. It is my contention that, in twenty years hence, when many of these post-war copies are 30 or 40 years old, that they will themselves attract collectible interest."; 11 X 9 X 0.50 inches; 247 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
12 Suermondt, Jan Illustrated Guide to Knives
Rochester Grange Books 2004 1840136944 / 9781840136944 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
190 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial boards, DJ, very good. From the DJ: "A good knife is the most essential piece of kit any soldier or survivalist can carry and it will save lives as readily as dispatch them. ~ The differences between apparently similar knives are often very subtle and it takes a real exponent to immediately appreciate their inherent qualities." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
13 Wittmann, Thomas T. Exploring the Dress Daggers of the German Army. Volume I. Army Daggers. [Signed]
Author 1995 0964606305 / 9780964606302 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Volume 1 only. 270 pages, illustrations, dust jacket, very good. Signed by the author. From the DJ: For the first time, the ornate daggers of Germany's Third Reich Army are microscopically examined using extensive color photography. Manufacturer styles are compared, establishing the creative uniqueness of each Solingen blade-producing firm. This reference is the result of over a decade of painstaking research. It is intended to be the first volume of a series, devoting to detailing all Third Reich dress dagger types. ; 10.31 X 7.24 X 0.79 inches; 270 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
14 Wittmann, Thomas T. The Wittmann Offering: Summer 2001. List No. 39 1/2. the Bob Sherbourne S/A Collection.
Moorestown, NJ Thomas T. Wittmann, Collector of Antique Militaria 2001 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
51 pages, pictorial wrappers, pages show evidence of past exposure to dampness, pages however are intact and text is legible. A good reading copy of a listing of 193 SA daggers. The only illustrations are on the front and backs of the covers. From the preface: "South Carolinian, Bob Sherbourne, has been an ardent collector of German edged weapons for many years. He was one of the first in our community to become captivated by the many unique and ingenious logos and producer names which appear etched on early SA dagger blades." 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by