|Annals of a Fortress: Twenty-two Centuries of Siege Warfare|
by Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
Written by a famous architect and military engineer, this chronicle of 2,000 years in the life of a fictional castle combines a novel's excitement with the authenticity of a historical document. read more
|$19.95||Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources|
by Carol Belanger Grafton
Over 750 detailed, high-quality illustrations from rare 19th-century sources: suits of armor, chain mail, swords, helmets, knives, crossbows and other implements, along with scenes of battle, soldiers, horses, artillery and more. read more
|Army Life in a Black Regiment|
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Union officer's lively, detailed wartime diary captures the raw humor that develops among the men in combat and paints unforgettable pictures of soldiers, routines of camp life, and southern landscapes.
|$9.95||Baron Von Steuben's Revolutionary War Drill Manual: A Facsimile Reprint of the 1794 Edition|
by Frederick William Baron von Steuben
Facsimile of extremely rare 1794 edition of von Steuben's basic manual of military training and procedure — the official U.S. military guide until 1812. Formation of a company, marching, firings, inspection, more. 8 black-and-white illustrations.
|Bushido: Samurai Ethics and the Soul of Japan|
by Inazo Nitobe
This volume eloquently explains the persistence of feudal Japan's morals, ethics, and etiquette into modern times and offers illuminating contrasts of bushido traditions with other religions and philosophies.
|$6.95||Castles and Warfare in the Middle Ages|
by Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
Profusely illustrated, detailed descriptions of dungeons, keeps, battlements, and drawbridges, plus artillery, trenches, battering rams, more. "Will enthrall anyone interested in architecture, military, or medieval history." — History in Review. read more
|Chronicles of the Crusades|
by Sir Frank Marzials
Jean de Joinville
The two most authoritative accounts of the Holy Wars — Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis — offer firsthand testimony of battles and their religious and political context. read more
|$14.95||Classic Works on the Art of War (Boxed Set)|
by Carl von Clausewitz
Three landmark works on military organization and strategy include the oldest treatise on the subject, Sun-Tzu's The Art of War; Machiavelli's book of the same name; and von Clausewitz's Principles of War. read more
|Cold Steel: The Art of Fencing with the Sabre|
by Alfred Hutton
This 1889 classic by a pioneer of modern fencing offers both technical and historical views of the art of the sabre. Topics include a variety of different strokes and parries, and associated weapons. 55 illustrations. read more
|$10.95||Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945|
by Robert J. Hanyok
This official government publication explains the archival organization of wartime records for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service and Britain's Government Code and Cypher School. In addition, it summarizes Holocaust-related information intercepted during the war years. read more
|European Civil and Military Clothing|
by Sir Frederic Stibbert
Peerless archive of historical fashions features nearly 1,000 individual figures and accessories: priestesses and warriors of ancient Britain; elaborately coiffed ladies from the court of Versailles; knights in full regalia from many eras and countries.
|$21.95||Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated Guide|
by Charles Edward Chapel
Dramatic story of shoulder arms, hand guns, and other weapons also describes the men who used them. Detailed descriptions and illustrations of the Kentucky and Sharps rifle, Colt revolver, and much more. 499 black-and-white illustrations.
|Guns on the Early Frontiers: From Colonial Times to the Years of the Western Fur Trade|
by Carl P. Russell
Thoroughly documented reference identifies guns used in America during eastern settlement and westward expansion. The highly readable survey describes those who used and sold weapons as well as those who made them. 58 rare illustrations. read more
|$17.95||History of the Sword|
by Bruce LaFontaine
Forty-four carefully researched, ready-to-color drawings depict swords and their bearers from prehistory through the 17th century. Detailed captions enhance this rich pictorial history for colorists, students of weaponry, and armchair adventurers.
|Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour|
by Lord Egerton of Tatton
Includes factual accounts of events from 200 BC to 1824, with illustrated descriptions of swords, helmets, daggers, shields, sabers, matchlock guns, and much more. New Introduction. 350 halftones and line illustrations.
|$19.95||Instructions for His Generals|
by Frederick the Great
Gen. Thomas R. Phillips
King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, Frederick's brilliant theories on strategy are all explained in this vital text, in which he discusses such timeless considerations as leadership and the element of surprise. 12 illustrations.
|Knights and Armor Coloring Book|
by A. G. Smith
Historically accurate renderings of Vikings, Italian Condottiere, Spanish foot-soldiers, and luminaries such as Richard the Lion-Hearted document the evolution and development of personal armor and weapons through the centuries. 42 plates.
|$3.99||Medieval Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive|
by J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck
Richly 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 illustrations.
|Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons|
by Jan Durdík
Over 400 accurate royalty-free illustrations depict items ranging from simple peasant tunics and robes to battle equipment and armor of warriors and fur-lined cloaks and brocaded garments of the aristocracy.
|$39.95||Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armour|
by Samuel Rush Meyrick
Highlights from a magnificent three-volume survey of 9th- to 15th-century arms and armor feature 71 full-color and 7 black-and-white engravings in a panorama of paladins and their weapons. read more