Antique Sword Collecting Books by Harvey J S Withers

Here are a selection of reference books by Harvey J S Withers for those interested in collecting antique military swords


All books are lavishly illustrated in full colour and present a detailed history of the military sword and some also include a price guide for those interested in knowing what their swords are worth.  Just click on the images for more information.


Harvey J S Withers – British Military Swords 1786-1912.  The Regulation Patterns.  An Illustrated Price Guide for Collectors, Harvey Withers Military Publishing, 2003.

ISBN: 0-9545910-0-3


Harvey J S Withers – World Swords, 1400-1945, An Illustrated Price Guide for Collectors, Studio Jupiter Military Publishing, 2006.

ISBN: 0-9545910-1-1


Harvey J S Withers – The Sword in Britain, Volume One 1600-1700, Harvey Withers Military Publishing, 2011.

ISBN: 0-9545910-3-8


Harvey J S Withers – The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Swords and Sabres, Lorenz Books, Studio Jupiter Military Publishing, 2008.

ISBN: 13:978-0-7548-1851-9

ISBN: 10:0-7548-1851-9


Harvey J S Withers – The Scottish Sword, 1600-1945, An Illustrated History, Paladin Press, 2009.

ISBN: 978-1-58160-713-0


Harvey J S Withers – The Pictorial History of the Sword – Southwater Books, 2010

ISBN-10: 1844768392

ISBN-13: 978-1844768394


Harvey J S Withers & Dr Tobias Capwell – The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Knives, Swords, Spears and Daggers – Lorenz Books, 2010


ISBN-13: 978-0754823315