Book Review: Illustrated Directory of Swords & Sabres by HJS Withers

An assortment of swords and rapiers in the far corner of the dining room… make a brave pretense at being legitimate collections…. — Byron, Joseph. Photographs of New York Interiors at the Turn of the Century. The Illustrated Directory of Swords & Sabres by Harvey J.S. Withers is anything but a pretense of a collection. …

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