Paperback: 197 pages
Publisher: Independently published (December 3, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
This book is a revised new edition of the old classic from 1891. It's about of spurs from the Antiquity to modern times. It is thereby the most widely read book of European spurs, which, despite
its age, is still up-to-date, comprehensive and worth knowing. This reference book of spurs is an enrichment for every collector, historian and weapons enthusiasts with its detailed and
At the same time it is not an unpleasant reprint. All 188 illustrations were revised by hand and redrawn if necessary. In this new edition, the description were placed under the respective illustrations. Read more
The royal Austrian collection of arms was merged in 1889 with the world-famous collection of archduke Ferdinand of Tyrol from Ambras Castle near Innsbruck. In this book, consisting of two
volumes, the most important items of the collection of arms are presented. The text was written by Wendolin Boeheim, curator of the armory. Despite the long period of time from the first edition
to the present revision, the description of the historical collection remains important for research and historical science and is still a standard work on European armoury.
The main focus of the collection is on the most important field, ceremonial and tournament armours of European generals, kings and emperors, including their swords. The impressive collection is supplemented by artistically high-quality burgonets, basinets, sallets, sabers, swords, Cinquedeas, handguns, wheel lock rifles, round shields, heavy horse armours and much more. The book comprised 121 illustrations. Read more
This collection of 120 sketches and drawings gives an unknown insight into the European cities of the 19th century, whose street scenes today look completely different. About 150 years ago, medieval streets shaped the character of a city. This collection takes the viewer back to a time in which one could also live without car traffic, restaurants, power lines and mobile phone masts, but in which industrialisation gradually took up a visible place.
City views from the following countries are presented: Ireland, Poland, Spain, France, Germany, England, Scotland, Italy, Malta, Greece, Netherlands, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, Vatican City, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Czech Republic. Read more
European Arrowheads and Crossbow Bolts
From the Bronze Age to the Late Middle Ages
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European arrowheads and crossbow bolts are relatively under-represented in the literature and are usually treated only as minor aspects. There is a lack of an overview of the various forms of European arrowhead typologies. This book intends to close this gap and give the reader an insight into the world of arrowheads and crossbow bolts. This book contains a collec-tion of hundreds of arrowheads, published for the first time.
The book is divided into three main chapters because there is a metallurgical distinction between bronze and iron as well as a mechanical distinction between the bow and the crossbow. In all three chapters, unique formal-typological distinction criteria have been developed, even though the epochs overlap in time.
I have attempted to include as much as possible about the most important, frequent and sometimes unusual and rare form-types in this book. For the determination of arrowheads and crossbow bolts,
this guide is useful as a directional guide. Read more
270 pages, 473 illustrations and 445 hand-drawn sketches.
Notebook Five Swords.
Number of pages: 128 pages, 90g/m2
Cover 300 g/m2
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