Grey Maiden, the Story of a Sword Through the Ages Arthur D Howden Smith

ISBN: 9781330135136

Published: September 27th 2015

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328 pages


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Grey Maiden, the Story of a Sword Through the Ages  by  Arthur D Howden Smith

Grey Maiden, the Story of a Sword Through the Ages by Arthur D Howden Smith
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 328 pages | ISBN: 9781330135136 | 10.75 Mb

Excerpt from Grey Maiden, the Story of a Sword Through the AgesThis is the story of the sword, Grey Maiden, and of a few of the mighty deeds wrought with it in the passage of the centuries. Forged in the dim beginnings of time, when men firstMoreExcerpt from Grey Maiden, the Story of a Sword Through the AgesThis is the story of the sword, Grey Maiden, and of a few of the mighty deeds wrought with it in the passage of the centuries.

Forged in the dim beginnings of time, when men first discovered the resiliency of iron tempered with carbon, and made of the knowledge a magic and a mystery, it saw the rise of Greece, and the crowning of Alexanders fortunes- it was witness to the majesty and the decay of Rome- it led the rush of Islam.

It knew the glories and the agonies of the Old World and the birth-pangs of the New. For generations it lay hidden in tomb or burial mound or hung in grim quietude upon the walls of armories. Yet often when men turned to war eager hands reached out for it, and its shining blade was bright in the van of battle.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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