John Neal Bookseller
order tracking  |  my account  |  view cart:  0 item(s)   $0.00
1-800-369-9598 (USA)  
space
catalog, supplement
space
space
facebook instagram pintrest twitter
space
space
arrow Holiday Shipping Deadlines
space
space
arrow John Neal Bookseller
  Tools & Materials
  Bookbinding Supplies
space
  Calligraphy & Illumination
  Ash Bush
  Color Charts
  Broad-Edged
  Brushes
  Calligraphy Kits
  Coliro
  Copperplate
  Dinky Dips
  Easels
  Erasers
  Fine Papers
  Fountain Pens
  Gilding & Gold Leaf
  Gouache/Watercolors
  Guidelines/Rulers
  G-Tec Pens
  Holders
  Ink
  Ink Sticks
  Jars/Inkwells
  Journals / Sketchbooks
  Left-Handed
  Letter / Stone Carving
  Markers
  Masking Fluids
  Metallics
  Monoline
  Nicker
  Organizers & Storage
  Other Tools & Materials for Calligraphers
  Pads of Paper
  Pearl Ex
  Pencils
  Pilot Parallel Pens
  Portable Light Pads
  Pointed Nibs
  Quills
  Ruling Pens/Writing Tools
  Sakura Pigma Calligrapher
  Society for Creative Anachronism
  SCA Paper
  SCA Calligraphy
  SCA Illumination
  SCA Gilding
  SCA Scribe Sale
  Spencerian
  Speedball Products
  Vellum
  Zebra Nibs
  Monoline Nibs
  Pointed/FineTip Markers
  Embellishments
space
  Books/Videos
  Bookbinding / Book Arts
space
  Calligraphy
space
  Illumination
space
  Type
space
  More Books
space
  New and Sale Items
  Big Book Sale
space
  Clearance Items
space
  New Books & DVDs
space
  New Tools & Materials
space
  More Items
  Art
space
  Apparel
space
  Gift Certificate
space
  Instructor Book/Supply Lists
  Calligraphy Teachers
space
  Guilds
space
  Conferences/Retreats
space
  Online Classes
space
  Holiday Gift Guide
  Gifts Under $100
space
  Gifts Under $25
space
  Gifts Under $10
space
  JNB Gift Cards
space
  Gift Sets
space
  Stocking Stuffers
space
space
space
arrow Letter Arts Review
  Subscriptions
  Current Issue
  Special Issues
  Annual Juried Issues
  All Back Issues
  Mailing Schedule
  Wholesale
  Advertising
space
space
arrow Bound & Lettered
  Subscriptions
  Current Issue
  All Back Issues
  Mailing Schedule
  Wholesale
  Advertising
  Online Articles from B&L
space
space
arrow Calligraphy & Bookbinding Events
space
space
arrow More Information
Product Help
View PDF Catalog
Request a Catalog
Shipping Info (USA/Overseas)
Payments Accepted
Subscribe to E-Newsletter
Edit Account Info
Teacher Info
Group/Guild Sales
Our Blog
Calligraphy and Bookbinding Events
Contact Us

B4320. Warfare in Medieval Manuscripts /Porter
B4320. Warfare in Medieval Manuscripts by Pamela Porter. 2018. 112pp. 6"x7.5". Hardcover

The glamour associated with knights in shining armor, colorful tournaments, and heroic deeds appeal strongly to the modern imagination. However, few pieces of military dress and equipment have survived, so for a comprehensive view of the nature of medieval warfare we rely on written documentation and the information preserved in paintings, sculptures, carvings, and other pictorial sources. The most numerous of these are the miniatures and drawings found in manuscript books, partly because books tend to survive better that other artefacts and partly because many individual volumes contain multiple representations. Pamela Porter presents a variety of evocative manuscript illuminations and reveals them as a source of information about military dress, equipment, and practices.



Your Price



B4321. Sea Monsters... /Van Duzer
B4321. Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps by Chet Van Duzer. 2014. 144pp. 8"x9". Hardcover

In Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps, Chet Van Duzer analyzes the most important examples of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps produced in Europe. Van Duzer begins with the earliest mappaemundi on which these monsters appear in the tenth century and continues to the end of the sixteenth century and, along the way, sheds important light on the sources, influences, and methods of the cartographers who drew or painted them.



Your Price
     



B4322. Knightly Art of Battle / Mondschein
B4322. The Knightly Art of Battle by Ken Mondschein. 2011. 128pp. 6.2"x9". Paper

This volume offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of late medieval martial arts, from wrestling to fencing with the longsword to the subtle tricks that could be employed when jousting on horseback. Using superb details of lively pen drawings highlighted with gold leaf, the book features some of the most interesting selections from Fior di Battaglia (The Flower of Battle), a manuscript by the renowned Italian fencing master Fiore dei Liberi depicting the knightly arts of fighting with swords, daggers, and polearms, on foot and on horseback, and in and out of armor.



Your Price



B4312. Book of Kells Five-Year Journal
B4312. Book of Kells Five-Year Journal. 2015. 368pp.5.9"x7.4". Hardcover

Exquisite initials and knotwork from the Book of Kells decorate each page of this journal. It is undated, so you can start anytime, turning to the next available section for each day as the years move on. Use it to record your activities or thoughts, to compile a book of quotes, or however you wish.




Your Price $24.95




Related Products


$24.95 $9.95
Book of Kells Five-Year Journal

$24.95
Sea Monsters... /Van Duzer

$14.95
Knightly Art of Battle / Mondschein
  © John Neal Bookseller · 1833 Spring Garden Street, First Floor · Greensboro · NC 27403 · USA
contact info