Looking for a good book about knives

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  1. Jan 8, 2020 #1

    cjbrown_2000

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    I've been a member for several years but I do not post very often. So hello, everyone!

    I am wondering if any of you can recommend a good book (or even website) for describing and documenting edged weapons...say from the 1740s to the 1830s. Looking at it from the North American perspective...French, English, American, or Canadian.

    Any help will be much appreciated.
     
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    LRB

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    I don't think you will find much in that time frame. Bits, and mentions here and there, but I doubt a book.
     
  3. Jan 9, 2020 #3

    cjbrown_2000

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    That's disappointing.
     
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    Google Scavengeology. Check out their research links. There are some about early French knives and axes. Might be a bit earlier than you are interested in. Although, I don't think much had changed.

    Scott- you beat me to it.
     
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    cjbrown_2000

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    Thank you, Scott and Bo!
     
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    cjbrown_2000

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    Thanks, Coot. I appreciate it.
     
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    Try this website. https://www.furtrade.org/
    I highly recommend the Fur Trade Cutlery Sketchbook by James A. Hanson. I use it in my knife work. Hope this helps?
    Two Feathers
     
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    "The knives of homespun America" by Madison Grant. I'm cheap, I checked it out from the library. You will like this book
     
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    cjbrown_2000

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    Thanks. I'll look into it.
     

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