THE MEDIEVAL ART OF SWORDSMANSHIP: ROYAL ARMOURIES MS 1.33
176pp., 4to, fully illus.in colour. 2018. Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33, also known as the Tower Fechtbuch or the Walpurgis Manuscript, is the oldest-known manual of swordsmanship in the western canon. Dated to the early fourteenth century, it is a stunning work of late medieval art and the Armouries’ most treasured manuscript. This new edition includes a critical introduction, transcription and translation by Jeffrey L. Forgeng, the foremost authority on I.33.