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Agthe, Johanna, & Kraus, Peter. Ehe die Gewehre kamen: Traditionelle Waffen in Afrika. 1985. Museum für Völkerkunde, Frankfurt. 312 pages, text in German. B&W. 

 

Ballarini, Roberto. Armi Bianche Dell'Africa Nera / Black Africa's Traditional Arms. 1992. 128 pages. 

 

Bastide, Tristan A. Traditional Weapons of Africa (Billhooks, Sickles and Scythes). 2010. 149 pages, B&W. 

 

Communal / Elsen, Jan. Fatal Beauty: Traditional Weapons from Central Africa. 2009. [Orange edition]. 376 pages, more than 1000 color images. Exhibition catalogue from the National Museum of Art and History in Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Communal / Elsen, Jan. Fatal Beauty: Traditional Weapons from Central Africa [Black edition]. 2013. 336 pages, more than 1000 color images. Exhibition catalogue from the National Museum of Art and History in Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Elsen, Jan. De Fer et De fierté - Armes Blanches d'Afrique Noire Du Musée Barbier-Mueller. 2003. 
275 pages, text in French. 

 

Elsen, Jan. Tribal Arms Monographs, Vol 1/No. 1: Les armes-faucilles, partie 1. 1996. 65 pages. B&W.

 

Elsen, Jan. Tribal Arms Monographs Vol. 1 No. 3: Les armes-faucilles Partie III / The sickle weapons Part III. 2000. 68 pages. B&W.

 

Felix, Marc L. Kipinga. 1991. 207 pages. B&W.

 

Fischer, Werner, and Zirngibl, Manfred. A. Afrikanische Waffen. 1978. 204 pages. 

 

Galerie du Crédit Communal. Beauté fatale. Armes d'Afrique Centrale. 1992.
263 pages, 506 knives illustrated. Text in French. 

 

Ginzberg, Marc. African Forms. 2000. 297 pages. 

 

Gosseau, Christian. Tribal Arms Monographs Vol. 1 No. 2: Le couteau d'exécution et ses dérivés / Execution knives & derivatives. 1997. 72 pages. B&W.

 

Hurst, Norman. Ngola: The Weapon as Authority, Identity, and Ritual Object in Sub-Saharan Africa. 1997. 50 pages. 

 

Lefebvre, Luc. Ngbandi Yakoma. 2017. More than 200 knives and shields illustrated. 

 

Lefebvre, Luc. The Throwing Knives: The Northern Knives. 2019. Hardcover, 100 pages, 194 knives and shields pictured. 

 

Robertson, Eric D. The Art of Money — African Metalwork and Currency. 2007. 20 pages.

 

Schaedler, Karl-Ferdinand. Earth and Ore: 2500 Years of African Art in Terra-Cotta and Metal. 1997. 369 pages, 677 color images, 13 maps.

 

Schildkrout, Enid & Keim, Curtis A. African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire. 1990. 271 pages. 

 

Spring, Christopher. African Arms and Armor. 1993. 142 pages, numerous color and b&w photographs. 

 

Westerdijk, Heinrich. Ijzerwerk van Centraal-Afrika. 1975. 154 pages, text in Dutch. B&W.

 

Westerdijk, Peter. African Metal Implements: Weapons, Tools and Regalia. 1984. 48 pages.  

 

Westerdijk, Peter. The African Throwing Knife: A Style Analysis.1988. 434 Pages, 500 copies printed.  

 

Zirngibl, Manfred A., & Kubetz, Alexander. Panga Na Visu. 2009. 336 pages, over 700 color photos. Numerous inauthentic examples deliberately included. 

 

Zirngibl, M. Seltene Afrikanische Kurzwaffen (Rare African Short Weapons). 1983. 
Two inauthentic examples (possibly four) deliberately included.