Confederate Bowie Knives
Jack Melton, Josh Phillips & John Sexton
Manufacturer part number: 978-1-931464-52-9
With forward by Norm Flayderman. Features include: 856 full-color photos illustrating more than 350 of the finest Southern Bowies in existence. Full historical and collector details on all known types of knives made in Confederate factories, including identified types and the Georgia and Alabama Contracts. All your favorite makers, from Boyle & Gamble and Louis Froelich to Nashville Plow Works and Thomas Leech & Co. Extensive, valuable coverage of locally made Southern knives, including the many identified makers as well as those whose origins are still unclear. New research and freshly discovered makers, previously unpublished info available nowhere else but here. A full discussion of dug relic knives, with a large selection of intriguing examples shown and explained. Perhaps the largest album of historical Confederate soldiers holding Bowie knives ever assembled. A truly amazing and beautiful resource. 288pp.