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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
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2 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edged weapon accoutrements, Colonel Johnson not only makes available to collectors a complete book of totally fresh, unpublished, information, but also opens the door to a new realm of information, a complete field of study that complements and enhances the bladed weapons of Nazi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
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3 Levine, Bernard Knives, Swords, Daggers. Complete Handbook.
New York Barnes & Noble 2004 0760762260 / 9780760762264 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
244 pages, well illustrated (many in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: With charts highlighting the defining features of each handle, bland, hilt and sheath, and comprehensive technical and historical information, a world of knives, daggers, and swords is here, from the Indian national Khanda sword to the quintessential American Bowie knife. General information about avoiding forgeries and locating rare collector's items make this the best addition to any edged weapon collection."; 7.80 X 6.10 X 0.60 inches 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 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
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5 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
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6 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
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7 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
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8 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
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9 Wittmann, Thomas T. Exploring the Dress Daggers of the German Luftwaffe. Volume 2 Luftwaffe Edged Weapons. [Signed]
Author 1997 0964606313 / 9780964606319 First Edition Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
405 pages, well illustrated, black cloth, dust jacket, very good. Stated first edition. Signed by the author. Editorial assistance by William J. Warda, Jr. From the jacket: "In this second volume of the "Exploring" series, Mr. Wittmann examines the dress daggers and swords of the German Luftwaffe. For the first time, the fascinating array of dress weapons carried by Hermann Goering's Third Reich Luftwaffe are dissected and analyzed. No expense was spared to bring the facts to the collector. Individual manufacturing uniqueness and style are compared. The designs covered include the long DLV patterns, the Glider Pilot designs of the NSFK and DLV, 1st and 2nd model Volume 2 only. Luftwaffe patterns, the Luftwaffe sword and the General Officer Degen. Many featured weapons are one of a kind. Some were once the property of members of the infamous Luftwaffe High Command. Others bear historical presentations, personalizations, ivory grips, damascus blades, gold inlay designs and much more. Many are pictured for the first time in full color." ; 10.24 X 7.24 X 1.02 inches; 405 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Wittmann, Thomas T. Exploring the Dress Daggers of the German Navy [Volume 3, German Naval Edged Weapons] [Signed]
Author 1999 0964606321 / 9780964606326 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Volume 3 only. Xxviii, 532 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , black cloth, dust jacket, very good. Stated first edition. Signed by the author. Historical /Technical Perspective by Jan Piet Puype. Editorial Assitance by William J. Warda, Jr. From the jacket; "In this Third Volume of the continuing 'Exploring' series, Thomas Wittmann examines the dress dirks and swords of the German Navy. It includes many in-wear illustration and photographs detailing the naval dirk patterns worn during each era. The elegant sabers of the periods are also covered. "; 560 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 120.00 USD
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11 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
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