An absolute recommendation for those who are interested in the subject!
496 pp.; 4458 entries; 100 illustrations; Leiden, 2015; Hbk. Standard work; book nr. 12993; PRICE € 75,-
This bibliography, believed to be the first of its kind, aims to provide an annotated record of a multitude of books and articles, published from the 16th to the early 21st century, which include references to Indonesian, Filipino and Malay edged weapons.
It is hoped that it will be a useful source of information for all those who are interested in the subject.
The text is accompanied by 100 illustrations reproduced from published sources.
The compiler of this bibliography was formerly Deputy Keeper of Western Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and co-author with Mary Clapinson of Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: acquisitions 1916-1975 (SC 373000-55936) (3. vols., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1991). He has also published a number of short articles in The Bodleian Library Record, and Sir Frederic Madden at Cambridge: extracts from Madden's diaries 1831, 1838, 1841-2, 1846, 1859 and 1863 (Cambridge Bibliographical Society, Monograph no. 9, 1980).