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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 - 21 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 Battle of Marathon

Historian Christos Dionysopoulos goes head-to-head with 669 authors and 913 articles and books, emerging triumphant with a detailed study which casts light on the events, discovers unseen aspects and proposes interesting and original solutions to the questions surrounding this historic battle fought in 490BC. 112 colour illustrations.




Paperback    £39.00
9789606878084 | Published: 2015
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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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From Deliverance To Destruction


This is a study of the city of Exeter during the Great Civil War of 1642-46; it offers a lively, immediate account of how one English city slid, inexorably, into the chaos of civil war. The main text is accompanied by a generous collection of transcripts from original seventeenth-century documents.





Paperback    £16.99
9780859894784 | Published: 1996
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Iberian Swordplay


First publication of 1599 manuscript by Portuguese master-at-arms Domingo Luis Godinho entitled Arte de Esgrima (The Art of Fencing).Tim Rivera provides detailed introduction explaining Godinho's relationship to earlier sword masters, and a short primer on the various weapons, guards, parries, footwork and terminology of the tradition.22 b&w illus.





Paperback    £26.50
9781937439330 | Published: 2017
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Introduction to the Italian Longsword


Internationally renowned swordsman and instructor Devon Boorman demonstrates the fundamentals of Medieval longsword combat. Solo and partnered exercises teach the foundation of this martial art. Suitable for beginners of all age levels and physical abilities.  DVD, running time 100 minutes.




DVD-ROM    £28.80
9781937439347 | Published: 2018
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Loyalty And Locality


This volume is a study of popular behaviour during the English Civil War.




Paperback    £20.00
9780859895002 | Published: 1996
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Hardback    £60.00
9780859894289 | Published: 1994
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Ramparts of Empire


William Jervois was a military engineer who rose to prominence as a result of Lord Palmerston’s extensive programme of fortification against a feared French invasion in the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ramparts of Empire is a detailed and engaging study of his life and works.





Hardback    £70.00
9781905816040 | Published: 2012
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PDF    £56.00
9780859899406 | Published: 2015
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Swordplay


Translation of illustrated 1595 Dutch manuscript Schermkunst (Swordplay).  Discusses fencing with single sword, rapier and dagger, rapier and buckler, halberd, and full pike. Translated and contextualised by Reinier van Noort, a respected Dutch swordsman, instructor and researcher. 39 colour illustrations.





Paperback    £29.00
9781937439262 | Published: 2017
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