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Peterson, Harold L. (Harold Leslie) 1922-1978

Overview
Works: 90 works in 324 publications in 5 languages and 12,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Military history  Pictorial works  Dictionaries  Catalogs  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Scientific advisor, Inventor
Classifications: UC263, 973.34
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Most widely held works about Harold L Peterson
 
Most widely held works by Harold L Peterson
The book of the Continental soldier; being a compleat account of the uniforms, weapons, and equipment with which he lived and fought by Harold L Peterson( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms and armor in colonial America, 1526-1783 by Harold L Peterson( Book )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For colonialization, exploration, French wars, and American Revolution, covers firearms, ammunition and equipment, edged weapons, and armor
The treasury of the gun by Harold L Peterson( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascinating panorama of firearms from gunpowder to magazine arms
Forts in America by Harold L Peterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and building of forts set up by French, English, Spanish and Americans on U.S. soil. Useful for model-makers; notes those which can be visited
Encyclopedia of firearms by Harold L Peterson( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedic survey restricted primarily to small arms with a few excursions into the field of light ordnance. Intended for the nonspecialist
The great guns by Harold L Peterson( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of firearms and provides detailed information and numerous illustrations of some of the most significant rifles, handguns, and smoothbores
How do you know it's old? A practical handbook on the detection of fakes for the antique collector and curator by Harold L Peterson( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans at home: from the Colonists to the Late Victorians; a pictorial source book of American domestic interiors with an appendix on inns and taverns by Harold L Peterson( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of firearms by Harold L Peterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of firearms from the earliest known gun dated 1326. Grades 6 and up
Round shot and rammers by Harold L Peterson( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pageant of the gun : a treasury of stories of firearms : their romance and lore, development, and use through ten centuries by Harold L Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of knives by Harold L Peterson( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts about knives from prehistoric to modern times
American knives; the first history and collector's guide by Harold L Peterson( Book )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of body armor by Harold L Peterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Indian tomahawks by Harold L Peterson( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms Coll. 32(2) : 58
Daggers and fighting knives of the Western world, from the Stone Age till 1900 by Harold L Peterson( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated, full-scale reference by a leading authority on edged weapons provides a clearly written historical analysis of the entire range of weapons used in hand-to-hand combat ? from prehistoric flint knives and bronze daggers of 1000 BC to eared daggers of the mid-16th century and 19th-century British and American naval dirks
The Remington historical treasury of American guns by Harold L Peterson( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the story of the most important Remington firearms, told by an expert in the field...[the author] is an able historian, particularly knowledgeable in the field of arms. He was for a number of years curator of the Museum Laboratory of the National Park Service as well as chief of the Service's historical investigations branch and its staff historian. He has been advisor on military matters to Plimoth Plantation and to Colonial Williamsburg, honorary curator of edged weapons of the West Point Museum, and...consultant on weapons to the Henry Ford Museum..."--inside flaps
American interiors from colonial times to the late Victorians : a pictorial source book of American domestic interiors with an appendix on inns and taverns by Harold L Peterson( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on ordnance of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 by Harold L Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One hundred years after the event, the American Civil War - its principal and remote participants, its military strategy and tactics - continues to be a topic of compelling interest among students of human affairs throughout the English-speaking world."--Foreword
The American sword, 1775-1945; a survey of the swords worn by the uniformed forces of the United States from the Revolution to the close of World War II by Harold L Peterson( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Arms and armor in colonial America, 1526-1783
Alternative Names
Beveridge, N. E. 1922-1978

Peterson, H. 1922-1978

Peterson, H. (Harold), 1922-1978

Peterson H. L.

Peterson H. L. 1922-

Peterson, Harold L.

Peterson, Harold Leslie 1922-

Peterson, Harold Leslie 1922-1978

Петерсон Г. Л

Петерсон Г. Л. 1922-

Languages
English (166)

French (8)

German (5)

Danish (4)

Spanish (1)

Covers
American knives; the first history and collector's guideDaggers and fighting knives of the Western world, from the Stone Age till 1900