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Goins' Encyclopedia of Cutlery MarkingsGoins' Encyclopedia of Cutlery Markingsby John and Charlotte Goins. The single best source for dates and information on old cutlery firms and markings. The knife enthusiast's "bible" - a resource no antique cutlery buff can afford to be without. Softcover, 311 pp.


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Goins' Encyclopedia of Cutlery Markings B000K81E3O$27.95
Tweedale's Directory of Sheffield Cutlery Manufacturers 1740-2013, 2nd EditionTweedale's Directory of Sheffield Cutlery Manufacturers 1740-2013, 2nd Editionby Geoffrey Tweedale. The most comprehensive directory of the Sheffield cutlery industry so far compiled. Over 900 histories of cutlery manufacturers active between 1740 and the present day, with dates, product, trademark, and genealogical information. A major resource for knife enthusiasts. Softcover, 738 pp.


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$60.00
The Standard Knife Collectors Guide, 6th EditionThe Standard Knife Collectors Guide, 6th Editionby Ron Stewart. This general book contains nearly 800 pages of useful information with a primary focus on antique and limited edition pocketknives. Its inexpensive price and very useful color section are two of the reasons for its popularity. Softcover, 784 pp.


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$16.95
Collecting Case KnivesCollecting Case Knivesby Steve Pfeiffer. An informational and price guide to Case knives, with hundreds of full color illustrations. Softcover, 304 pp.




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$29.95
New Jersey CutleryNew Jersey Cutleryby Philip R. Pankiewicz. Historical profiles of more than 70 makers of knives, razors, and scissors in the state of New Jersey including Boker, Valley Forge, Electric, Alfred Hunter, and many more. A must for the serious knife collector. Softcover, 192 pp.


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New Jersey Cutlery 978-0-9827373-0-9$24.95
Great Eastern Cutlery, An American TraditionGreat Eastern Cutlery, An American Traditionby David L. Anthony. A detailed history of Northfield, Tidioute, and Great Eastern Cutlery with lots of new research, historical material, and other information for collectors. Illustrated in B&W and color. Softcover, 180 pp.


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Great Eastern Cutlery, An American Tradition 978-0-615-37833-6$19.95
Cattaraugus Cutlery Co.Cattaraugus Cutlery Co.by Roy Ritchie and Ron Stewart. The first FULL COLOR reprint of a vintage cutlery catalog. Includes a company history, vintage photos, a pattern number key, and current collector values on pocketknives, razors, scissors, utilitarian knives - and more! Softcover, 144 pp.


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Cattaraugus Cutlery Co. 1-57432-137-4$19.95
A Chronology of Gerber Legendary Blades 1939-1986A Chronology of Gerber Legendary Blades 1939-1986by Phil Rodenberg. A detailed look at Gerber knives from the company's origins up to their purchase by Fiskars in 1986.
Softcover, 75 pp.


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$24.95
Keen Kutter Pocket KnivesKeen Kutter Pocket Knivesby Alvin Sellens. A great new identification and value guide on Keen Kutter pocketknives, written by a Keen Kutter authority. Over 1100 illustrations, current values, and additional collector information. Softcover, 224 pp.


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$19.95
Advertising CutleryAdvertising Cutleryby Richard D. White. With over 400 color photographs, extensive captions, and text this book gives collectors the background information necessary for evaluating older advertising knives. Softcover, 176 pp.


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$29.95
The History of Dollar KnivesThe History of Dollar Knivesby David Krauss with David Clark. An illustrated booklet on the knives produced under this Schatt and Morgan related brand name. Interesting reading! Softcover, 28 pp.


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$5.95
Sunday KnivesSunday Knivesby John Roberts. This short booklet pictures many beautiful and exotic types of pearl handled knives in full color, with information on the different varieties of abalone and mother of pearl. Interesting reading for anyone who loves pearl handled knives. Softcover, 8 pp.


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$5.95
Big Book of Pocket Knives, 4th EditionBig Book of Pocket Knives, 4th Editionby Ron Stewart. A great resource for collectors of older knives, this book contains reprints from 60 old cutlery catalogs from a variety of firms. Collector prices are also included. Softcover, 400 pp.

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$19.95
Art of the SwitchbladeArt of the Switchbladeby Neal Punchard and Dan Fuller. A full-color hardbound book which features premier switchblades from England, France, Germany, Italy, and the United States. All examples shown are from the pre-WWII era and many are from the 1800s.


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The London Knife Book, an A-Z Guide to London CutlersThe London Knife Book, an A-Z Guide to London Cutlersby Ron Flook. This unique new reference book provides collectors with high quality color photography of dozens of London made antique knives, and much previously unpublished information on the more than 1000 listed London cutlers and retailers who made them. Hardcover, full color, 240 pp.


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The London Knife Book, an A-Z Guide to London Cutlers 978-0-9559507-1-1Regular price: $87.50Sale price: $20.00
Pocket Fruit KnivesPocket Fruit Knivesby Simon Moore. A superb knife book featuring top quality color images of antique folding fruit knives and detailed information on the complex world of duty, hallmarks and cutlers' marks. A must for dealers and collectors alike! Hardcover, full color, 296 pp.

Pocket Fruit Knives 978-0-9559507-0-4Regular price: $87.50Sale price: $20.00
Sheffield Exhibition KnivesSheffield Exhibition Knivesby Claussen et al. A first-class hardcover book filled with gorgeous color photos of some of the very finest knives ever produced in Sheffield, England. Included are daggers, dirks, bowies, and a wide selection of the world’s best multiblade folding knives such as sportsman’s knives -- some of which were featured in the actual 19th century exhibitions. Hardcover, 247 pp.


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Sheffield Exhibition Knives 0-9670914-0-3Regular price: $80.00Sale price: $30.00
Travels for DaggersTravels for Daggersby Eiler R. Cook. A handsome leather bound limited edition book featuring 500+ knives and other edged weapons of the world. An indispensable guide for collectors of ethnic edged weapons. Hardcover, 300 pp.


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Travels for Daggers 0-9721854-3-7Regular price: $50.00Sale price: $17.50
Knives 2017Knives 2017edited by Joe Kertzman. The 37th annual edition of the knife enthusiast's source for articles, photos, addresses, and information on your favorite custom and factory knives. Softcover, full color, 320 pp.


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