The Knife in Homespun America
by Madison Grant
Part Number: BOOK-KHA
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The second book by Madison Grant shows over three hundred examples of original antique knives and related items, made and used by woodsmen, farmers, soldiers, Indians and the general frontier population.

Mostly individually crafted, these tools clearly illustrate the strong connection between design, construction and function of this most basic of all man-made tools.

Hardcover, 8-1/2 x 11", with 187 pages. Same day shipment, when you click ADD TO CART, and order on-line.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Frontspiece
  • Title Page
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • Dating the Knife
  • Ancestors of Our Knives
  • The American Big Knife
  • The Side Knife
  • Old Joe Comes Home
  • The Lance Corporal
  • The Long Knife or Sword
  • The Hybrid Knife
  • The Butcher Knife
  • The Dagger
  • The Boot Knife
  • The Hooked Knife
  • Purpose and Shape
  • The Hunting or Belt Knife
  • The Tomahawk
  • The Patch Knife
  • The Hill Top
  • The Mound Builders
  • Indian Knives
  • The Knife and the Fur Trade
  • The Crooked Knife
  • The Pouch Knife
  • The Skinning Knife
  • The Folding or Pocket Knife
  • The Fork
  • The Folding Fork
  • The Combination Knife and Fork
  • The Spoon
  • The Table Knife
  • The Blade and the Sewing Basket
  • Some Variations in Bone Grips
  • Related Blades and Implements
  • The Pen Knife
  • The Horseman's Knife
  • The Voyageur
  • Before the Automobile
  • Davy Crockett
  • Bibliography
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