A SURE DEFENCE

                     THE BOWIE KNIFE BOOK

                                           by Kenneth J. Burton

                                    CONTENTS

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CONTENTS
FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CHAPTER ONE
"Famous bowie knife, its history and origin"
as told by Miss Lucy Leigh Bowie, BucksCounty 1916           ...          ...            1

CHAPTER TWO
The Bowie Knife in Australia          ...           ...           ...           ...           ...            6

CHAPTER THREE
Knife Descriptions and Illustrations              ...           ...           ...           ...           15

CHAPTER FOUR
List of Nineteenth Century Bowie & Other Knife Makers and Retailers ...          76

BIBLIOGRAPHY                ...           ...           ...           ...           ...           ...          98
INDEX                    ...           ...           ...           ...           ...           ...           ...         99


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