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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 - 21 digitally enhanced originals. Original text is reproduced in a modern typesetting, aimed at current students and enthusiasts of Historical Martial Arts.





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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.




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9789606878084 | Published: 2015
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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.





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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.





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9781937439095 | Published: 2011
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Hardback    £73.50
9780982591161 | Published: 2013
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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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The Complete Renaissance Swordsman


For the first time since its original publishing, this book has been translated into English by experienced historical fencing instructor Tom Leoni. Also included is a valuable and extensive technical introduction, complete with illustrations from both original sources and modern photographs, making it easy to follow Manciolino's instructions, sword-in-hand, even by beginners, while providing years of training for veteran martial artists.





Paperback    £26.50
9780982591130 | Published: 2010
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Fiore dei Liberi's Armizare


In Armizare: The Chivalric Martial Arts System of il Fior di Battaglia, Robert Charrette brings together his experiences as a martial artist and respected 14th century living historian with his skills as a professional author graphic artist to not only take readers on a walking tour of Master Fiore's manuscripts, but into the mindset behind its creation. More than just an interpretation of an old book's contents, this is a tool-kit that reveals Fiore dei Liberi's brilliance as not just a fighter, but as martial arts teacher.





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9780982591178 | Published: 2011
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