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By the Sword

By Cohen, Richard




Richard Cohen was five times U.K. national saber champion and was selected for the British Olympic team in 1972, 1976, 1980, and 1984. More recently, he has been four times world veteran saber champion. A former director of the Cheltenham Literature Festival, he is the author of Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life. He lives in New York City, where he is working on a new book, The History of Historians.


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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions; 10th anniversary edition (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Richard Cohen

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Richard Cohen

2002-11-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Richard Cohen

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Cohen, Richard

Random House. Hardcover. 0375504176 New Condition. . New.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

COHEN, Richard

(London): Pocket Books, 2010. Near Fine. Reprint. Trade paperback. Minor wrinkling of the spine, else fine. Affectionately Inscribed to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco from the author.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Richard Cohen

2002-05-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Richard Cohen

2003-09-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

New York: Random House, 2002. Reprint. Second printing. Hardcover. Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has slight wear and soiling.. xxiv, 519, [1] p. Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Notes. Index. A dynamic and personality-filled history of sword fighting--from medieval knights to Hollywood swashbucklers, gladiators, musketeers, samurai and Olympic champions. This is an epic history of sword fighting, a science, an art and, for many, a religion that began at the down of civilization in ancient Egypt and has been practiced by mankind ever since. With with and insight, the author gives us an intriguing variation of the world's history.

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Cohen, Richard

Random House. Hardcover. 0375504176 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions; 10th anniversary edition (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Cohen, Richard

Modern Library. PAPERBACK. 0812969669 Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . Fair.

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Richard Cohen

Random House, 2002-11-05. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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By the Sword: Gladiators, Musketeers, Duelists, Samurai, Swashbucklers and Points of Honour

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London: Pan Books. Soft cover. 0330482297 pp xxlv. 519. . Fine. 2003. 1st paperback edition.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

Random House, 2002-11-05. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. An exceptional hardcover with a crisp dust jacket, a tight binding and an unmarked text. First edition. From a private smoke free collection. Shipping within 24 hours, tracking number and delivery Confirmation.

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Cohen, Richard

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By The Sword: A History Of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, And Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

New York: Random House, [2002]. 1st. Hardcover. Book fine, Dust jacket fine.. Bound in the publisher's original black boards with the spine stamped in gilt.

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By the Sword: Gladiators, Musketeers, Duelists, Samurai, Swashbucklers and Points of Honour

Cohen, Richard

London, United Kingdom: Pan Books, 2003. Book. As New. Illustrated Card. 1st. All of our books are in the shop, and are 'real' books. We try to post the same day as the order. Descriptions are conservative. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight).

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

U.S.A.: Random House, 2002. A first edition with the copyright page listing the full number sequence of 1-10 present. The dust jacket's original price is still intact. Pages are tight and clean except for approximately 40 pages that have some margin notes in black pen. The dust jacket was repaired by the prior owner with clear tape applied to the inside at the bottom of the spine and at the rear bottom left corner. 519 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated B&W Drawings.

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By the Sword : A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions.

Cohen, Richard .

New York: Random House, c2002. Hardcover. Very good condition in torn d.j./fair. 398pp. 29 cm.

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Vermont Imprints before 1800: An Introductory Essay on the History of Printing in Vermont with a list of Imprints 1779-99

Cooley, Elizabeth F.

Montpelier: Vermont Historical Society. VG+, no dj. 1937. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 133pp .

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By the Sword : A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

London: Simon & Schuster, 2010. 1st ed. thus. stiff wrappers. New Book. sm. 8vo.. xxiv + 529pp., b/w pls., text ills., index,

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

New York: Random House, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. pp. xxiv, 519. 8vo. Black and white photos and illustrations. Very good+ in very good+ dustjacket.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Richard Cohen

New York : Random House, 2002. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 9 1/4 h x 6 1/4w. A real nice clean 519 page first edition hardcover from Random House with 3 low in number line. Illustrated throughout in black & white. By the Sword is an epic history of sword fighting-a science, an art and, for many, a religion that began at the dawn of civilization in ancient Egypt and has been an obsession for mankind ever since. With wit and insight, Richard Cohen gives us an engrossing alternative history of the world..

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

Random House, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This book is clean and bright, with no creases, no tears, and no markings. Dustjacket also in excellent condition; clean and bright, with no creases or tears In stock, ready to ship now from Evanston, IL!

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By the Sword : Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai Warriors, Swashbucklers, and Olympians

Cohen, Richard

Macmillan. Very Good/Very Good. 2002. Hardback. 0333901924 2002 Macmillan first UK edition hardback; Very Good ex-library book, usual plates and stamps, with VG dj protected in plastic sleeve; UK dealer, immediate dispatch .

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By the Sword : A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group, 2002. 517pp including index Tips of first few pages beginning to curl, otherwise book is AS NEW. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions; 10th anniversary edition (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Cohen, Richard

Modern Library. PAPERBACK. 0812969669 We carry new, used, and remaindered books - some books may have remainder mark and/or underlining. We often have multiple copies per title - and have over 20,000 discounted titles available. Symposium Books is an Independent Bookstore with locations in Providence, RI near Brown University and RISD and in East Greenwich, RI. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the widest selection of scholarly, literary and quality art books. Expedited shipping is available. We pride ourselves on offering prompt, reliable customer service and a no hassle return policy. . Very Good.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Richard Cohen

Random House, 2002-11-05. Hardcover. Very Good.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

New York: Random House. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. 2002. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 519 pp. .

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Richard Cohen

Modern Library. Used - Like New. 2003. Paperback. Remainder mark. Fine.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

Cohen, Richard

Random House. Hardcover. 0375504176 Book in good condition, un-clipped dust jacket is present, all pages are intact and unmarked. -- Re-Read is a social enterprise that trades in and recycles books to reduce waste, save them from landfill and provide services and activities that promote literacy, education attainment and quality of life in South Yorkshire and supports Askern Community Library. All overseas shipping is via Airmail. . Good.

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Cohen, Richard

Macmillan, London, 2002.. /Dust Jacket Included. 2002. Hardcover. 0333901924 hardback, large 8vo, 519pp, illustrated, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper. wrapper edges slighty rubbed. ISBN: ISBN: 0333901924 .

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By the Sword : Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai Warriors, Swashbucklers, and Points of Honour

Cohen, Richard

London, UK.: Pan Books., 2003. This is a corrected edition. This book will be POSTED AT OUR STANDARD RATES FULLY INSURED (UK) ONLY . Please email for further details. OFFERED FOR SALE BY A FULL-TIME STOCKHOLDING CAREER BOOKSELLER WHO TELLS YOU WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEIR TELEPHONE AND ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS ARE! POSTED AT OUR STANDARD RATES FULLY INSURED! (UK ONLY). FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND FURTHER DETAILS.. Not Signed or Inscribed. Glossy Pictorial Card.. Very Good ( AVERAGE)/No Jacket. Illus. by Some Photos Included.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". TRADE PAPERBACK.

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By the sword: a history of gladiators, musketeers, samurai, swashbucklers and olympic champions

Cohen, Richard

U.S.A: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0375504176 . Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used .

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Random House. Used - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Richard Cohen

Pan Books, 10/03/2003. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. yellow pages due to age

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Pan Books, 10/03/2003. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. yellow pages due to age, stains on sides

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