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1381 - The Peel Affinity


1381: The Peel Affinity builds a portrait of a world long lost, illustrated in colour throughout, filled with carefully researched and reconstructed clothing, tools, armour, furnishings and other items, all based closely on surviving artefacts, manuscript illustrations and paintings.





Hardback    £24.50
9780980072600 | Published: 2008
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Ancient Swordplay


In late Victorian England, Captain Alfred Hutton and Egerton Castle, both devoted fencers and amateur historians, led a systematic study and reconstruction of combat with all the weapons of the Elizabethan arsenal. Their work found practical expression in classes, exhibitions, academic lectures and theatrical combat.





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9780982591185 | Published: 2010
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The Art of Defence on Foot with the Broad Sword and Sabre


First published in 1804, intended for civilians wanting to learn to fence with the sabre, broadsword or spadroon.  Illustrated - c.30 digitally enhanced originals. Original text is reproduced in a modern typesetting, aimed at current students and enthusiasts of Historical Martial Arts.





Paperback    £24.50
9781937439309 | Published: 2017
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The Book of Historic Fashion


In the Book of Historic Fashion: A Newcomer's Guide to Medieval Clothing (1300 - 1450), authors Allen and Mele provide a visual snap shot of the courtly elegance and common wear of the Middle Ages. Filled with hundreds of sketches taken from original sources, mechanical drawings and detailed 'layer drawings' demonstrating how the clothing was worn, this entrée both introduces the period and helps newcomers find their way forward in the study of primary and secondary sources.





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9781937439156 | Published: 2014
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'Can These Bones Come to Life?', Vol 1


This volume examines the study and reconstruction of medieval and early modern fight-books and related subjects. The subjects covered range from manuscript studies to philology, from Aristotelian physics to martial musicality, from medieval textuality to women and warfare.





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9781937439132 | Published: 2014
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'Can These Bones Come to Life?', Vol 2


This volume examines the depth and breadth in which experimental archaeology and textual analysis can come together to reveal the past. From glass beads to iron smelting, the profession of arms to chivalric virtues, this collection provides a unique insight into both the daily and intellectual life of medieval man.





Paperback    £20.00
9781937439149 | Published: 2014
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Captain of the Guild


In this first, printed edition of Falkner's work, a full translation and analysis, combined with a photographic reproduction of the original manuscript are included. The result is an attractive translation of a 500 year old picture-book that shows an adaptation of the Liechtenauer tradition, by a known master of its most prestigious school.





Paperback    £32.50
9781937439095 | Published: 2011
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Hardback    £73.50
9780982591161 | Published: 2013
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Charny's Men-at-Arms


Steven Muhlberger turns his pen to the final section of Charny's work to reveal what it tells us about how medieval 'men-at-arms' conceived of themselves as a class, at precisely the moment that their world was undergoing a series of sweeping changes that would forever change the profession of arms.





Paperback    £20.00
9781937439057 | Published: 2014
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The Combat of the Thirty


In this volume Steven Muhlberger translates the historical accounts of the Combat of the Thirty and then examines both what contemporaries thought, and how the battle has been remembered through the centuries, giving readers a window into late medieval chivalric culture.





Paperback    £18.50
9781937439026 | Published: 2013
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The Complete Martial Works of Fiore dei Liberi Flowers of Battle Vol 1


First in new four-part series presenting full-colour facsimiles, transcriptions and translations of the early 15th-century manuscripts by Fiore dei Libere The Flower of Battle, considered to be the father of Italian swordsmanship. Includes chapters on his life, students, patrons, and arms and armour in the Getty Manuscript. 190 illus., 90 in col.





Hardback    £100.00
9781937439187 | Published: 2018
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