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Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons (Dover Fashion and Costumes)



Over 400 illustrations in this superb pictorial archive trace the evolution of clothing styles, armor, and weapons during the medieval period in Central Europe. Unsurpassed in its comprehensiveness and variety, the volume draws upon a wealth of authentic primary sources, including written accounts, contemporary paintings and sculpture, and the remains of textiles and other relics.
A profusion of apparel and weaponry are depicted, ranging from the simple tunics and robes of peasants,…

Medieval Costume Armour And Weapons

Pub Date : 2014-05-05 | Author : Eduard Wagner | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486320250
ISBN 13 : 0486320251

Over 400 illustrations in this superb pictorial archive trace the evolution of clothing styles, armor, and weapons during the medieval period in Central Europe. Unsurpassed in its ..


Medieval Arms And Armor

Pub Date : 2013-01-23 | Author : J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486155890
ISBN 13 : 0486155897

DIVRichly detailed images of authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds. Descriptive notes. 100 black-and-white illu..


European Civil And Military Clothing

Pub Date : 2015-02-18 | Author : Frederic Stibbert | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486417486
ISBN 13 : 0486417484

Peerless archive of historical fashions features 217 handsome plates depicting nearly 1,000 individual figures and accessories. Detailed illustrations reveal a remarkable panorama ..


The Medieval Horse And Its Equipment C 1150 C 1450

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : John Clark | Publisher : Boydell Press

ISBN 10 : 1843830973
ISBN 13 : 9781843830979

Over 400 recent finds associated with horses and excavated in London, from the utilitarian to the highly decorated, illustrated and discussed...


The Medieval Tournament

Pub Date : 2013-09-03 | Author : R. Coltman Clephan | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486148045
ISBN 13 : 0486148041

DIVA superb history of English and European tournaments. Topics include Arthurian and other round tables, body armor, chain mail, plate armor, royal jousts, the tilt, trial by comb..


A Glossary Of The Construction Decoration And Use Of Arms And Armor

Pub Date : 2013-03-13 | Author : George Cameron Stone | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486131290
ISBN 13 : 0486131297

DIVIndispensable resource employs alphabetized, easy-to-use format. Arquebuses, flintlocks, and other antique guns appear here, along with German armor, Roman short swords, Turkish..


The History Of Chivalry And Armour

Pub Date : 2013-02-06 | Author : F. Kottenkamp | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486137414
ISBN 13 : 0486137414

An incomparable study of the origins, codes, practices, and weaponry of knighthood. Engravings detailing pikes, crossbows, swords, daggers, siege towers, armor, and more have been ..


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