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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 Costume And Fashion

Pub Date : 1924 | Author : Herbert Norris | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 0486404862
ISBN 13 : 9780486404868

Meticulously researched text and nearly 700 illustrations depict wide range of apparel -- from fur-trimmed cloaks and brocaded robes worn by courtiers and the nobility to simpler m..


Medieval Costume In England And France

Pub Date : 2012-08-28 | Author : Mary G. Houston | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486141572
ISBN 13 : 0486141578

Splendid pictorial documentation, carefully researched, of royal apparel, ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes...


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 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..


The Archaeology Of Weapons

Pub Date : 1960 | Author : R. Ewart Oakeshott | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 0486292886
ISBN 13 : 9780486292885

British arthority on medieval weapons surveys European arms and armor from the Bronze Age to the time of triumph of gunpowder...


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