Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume 1-by LTC. Thomas M. Johnson; This is a hardcover, third edition, printed in 1982, and illustrated with 343 pages with excellent photos and artwork. A comprehensive reference covering all standard-issue weapons of the Third Reich. This reference is accepted worldwide as the standard text for Third Reich Weaponry. Contains valuations of all WWII German edged weapons and accouterments in three different conditions. Gently used hardcover. Dust cover is in place and does have some edge damage from shelf storage. The cover is slightly faded, but it is in otherwise, very good condition.