American Sword, 1775 to 1945 by Harold L. Peterson-This is a survey of swords worn by U.S. uniformed forces. plus, the rare, 'American Silver Mounted Swords', (1700-1815). Hardcover that contains 286 pages, plus 60 pages of illustrations. This is the 5th edition, printed reprinted in 1980. This revised edition includes the American Silver Mounted Swords 1700-1815. The dustcover on this book does have some tears and scuffing. The book itself is in very good condition. A true must have for any collector of swords!