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Medieval Life R O B E RTA G I L C H R I S T

Reveals the intimate and everyday relations between age groups, between the living and the dead, and between people and things. The aim of this book is to explore how medieval life was actually lived – how people were born and grew old, how they dressed, how they inhabited their homes, the rituals that gave meaning to their lives and how they prepared for death and the afterlife.

$50.00/£30.00(s) July 2012 978 1 84383 722 0 18 colour & 36 b/w illus.; 360pp, 24.4 x 17.2, HB

Its fresh and original approach uses archaeological evidence to reconstruct the material practices of medieval life, death and the afterlife. Previous histories of the medieval life cycle begin with birth and end with death. Here, in contrast, the author argues that medieval Christian understanding of the “life course” commenced with conception and extended through the entirety of life, to include death and the afterlife. Gilchrist examines daily life from the eleventh to the early sixteenth centuries in terms of the body, the household, the parish church and cemetery, and the relationship between the lives of people and objects. The author draw on a wide range of sources: costume, material culture, osteology, iconography and evidence excavated from houses, churches and cemeteries in the medieval English town and countryside. Roberta Gilchrist is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Reading.


Medieval Church Window Tracery in England S T E P H E N HA RT

“A perceptive, informative, beautifully written, and well-illustrated study of the topic.” SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS NEWSLETTER 

$34.95/£19.99 July 2012 978 1 84383 760 2 20 colour & 258 b/w illus.; 184pp, 24.4 x 17.2, PB

While the terms used to describe the tracery of medieval church windows are familiar (Early English, Decorated, Perpendicular), there has been no really detailed attempt to examine it as a distinct, stylistic architectural form, a gap which this book seeks to address. Based upon a visual catalogue of over 250 images of surviving types and styles from churches throughout England, it traces the progression of ideas and the continuity of motifs and themes in tracery patterns from the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries, showing how different themes emerged within the main architectural styles; it also looks at the distinction between a window’s architectural form and its tracery style, and describes the several different tracery techniques. The volume is completed with a detailed glossary. Stephen Hart is a retired architect, and the author of numerous works, including Flint Flushwork.

Cover image: Benjamin Britten with Margaret Ritchie and Anna Pollack at Glyndebourne, June - July 1946, taken from Britten in Pictures (see p.6).




Medieval Pets Kathleen F. Walker- M eikle

First book of its kind; an engaging survey of medieval pet-keeping. Animals were to be found everywhere during the Middle Ages, as a source of food, as beasts of burden, or as aids for hunters. Dr Kathleen Walker-Meikle examines in detail their role as beloved domestic companions to their human owners, whether they were dogs, cats, monkeys, squirrels or parrots. This book is an engaging survey of medieval pet keeping in Western Europe, underpinned by extensive scholarship, that looks at the realities of pet ownership: how you acquired one, kept it, fed it, exercised it, displayed it, the problems you had living with it, and finally how to mourn the pet on its passing. It also examines critical views on the practice, and studies the representation of pets and their owners in art and literature. In this innovative study, medieval historian Dr Walker-Meikle, draws upon a wide ranging of sources, published and unpublished, including chronicles, hagiography, letters, sermons, poems, and iconography, to present to the reader a highly entertaining and informative account of medieval companion animals and their owners.

$45.00/ÂŁ25.00 October 2012 978 1 84383 758 9 10 b/w illus.; 196pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

D r Kathleen Walker-Meikle is a Wellcome Trust Fellow at the University of York, working on animals and medieval medicine.


Church Bells and Bell-Ringing A Norfolk Profile PAU L C AT T E R M O L E

A general introduction to the historical background of church bells and bellringing. The beginnings of scientific changeringing now seem most likely, from the considerable body of evidence which has emerged, to have taken place in the eastern counties. Paul Cattermole offers a case study of the development of bell-ringing in Norfolk, from its beginnings to the present day, drawing heavily on local records and documentary sources (some dating back to the 14th century). He also explores bell-ringers’ links with the church and with their communities, and studies in detail the technical development of church towers and bell frames. Norfolk is important in this respect because the restoration work which took place in many counties in the 19th century passed many Norfolk villages by. This, combined with the often conservative approach of local bell-hangers, has meant that many historic bells and frames have been preserved.

$45.00/ÂŁ25.00 October 2012 978 1 84383 782 4 68 b/w illus.; 282pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

PAUL CATTERMOLE was Adviser on Bells to the Diocese of Norwich.


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Lionel Tertis The First Great Virtuoso of the Viola JOHN WHITE

In this exhaustively researched and compellingly written biography John White encapsulates this noble man and artist as never before... White’s achievement is to bring not only his subject fully to life but also the times in which he lived via an impressive range of articles, recollections, reviews and letters...magnificent. BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE  $29.95/£16.99 November 2012 978 1 84383 790 9 464pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Lionel Tertis (1876-1975) stands in the company of Ysaÿe, Kreisler, Casals, Thibaud and Rubinstein as one of the greatest instrumentalists – and arguably the greatest viola player – of all time. Such composers as Arnold Bax, Holst, and Vaughan Williams all wrote significant works for him; he was a member of a number of prominent string quartets; and he was later to design and promote his own ‘Tertis model’ viola. He is virtually synonymous with the increasing importance of the viola as a solo and recital instrument alongside the violin and the cello. JOHN WHITE is a prominent viola teacher and performer; in 2000 he was awarded the International Viola Society’s highest award for distinguished scholarship and contributions to the viola.


Dear Dorothy Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow N IC O L A S Slonimsky; Edited by E L E C T R A YO U R K E

The fascinating letters of conductor/author Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) to his wife, sharing his adventures as he traveled around the world to conduct new American music.

$49.95/£30.00 December 2012 978 1 58046 395 9 1 b/w illus.; 299pp, 9 x 6, HB Eastman Studies in Music

Among many achievements, Nicolas Slonimsky introduced modern American music to foreign and domestic audiences through conducting, writing, lecturing, and interacting with composers and musicians of all nationalities. From his travels, he wrote letters to his wife, the art critic Dorothy Adlow, vividly and humorously describing his adventures. Though personal, these letters are valuable in documenting his life as a musical ambassador who introduced the new to the resistant old and brought the outsiders inside. He carried out this mission by writing, talking, conducting, performingalways energetic, persuasive, eager to be heard. The letters provide important new information that will be of interest to scholars and students, yet are written in a lively, humorous style, depicting places, people, the vagaries of travel, and the anxieties of stretching limited funds to cover an ever-expanding itinerary. ELECTRA YOURKE is the daughter of Nicolas Slonimsky and Dorothy Adlow.

NICOLAS SLONIMSKY was a Renaissance man in the modern-music world: Composer, conductor, critic, lexicographer, and author of several books.




West End Broadway The Golden Age of the American Musical in London A D R IA N W R IG H T

The first book dedicated to a detailed history of the American Musical in London. Despite countless books on American musicals, there has never been a book that deals specifically with the history of American musicals produced in London. This book is a history and a re-evaluation not only of the London productions but of the works themselves. Beginning with a brief account on the origins of the Broadway musical and the period of World War II, the book goes on to cover in chronological order every American musical in London’s West End between 1945 and 1972, the ‘Golden Age’ of the American musical. The difficult conditions of war-time Britain prepared the ground for the changes that would come with peace; while Britain clung to old formulas a new wave of musical theatre was evolving in America. With the end of war, new writers and composers emerged, along with changing attitudes to what musical theatre might be. Works that had proved successes in New York collapsed in London, where the works confronted a very different social context, and a strikingly different critical stance. The wider relevance of this history is accentuated as is the fact that these works effectively imported America’s social history into the culture of a Britain coping with aftermath of war.

$45.00/£25.00 November 2012 978 1 84383 791 6 40 b/w illus.; 352pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

ADRIAN WRIGHT is the author of numerous books on music. He lives in Norfolk, where he also runs Must Close Saturday Records, a company dedicated to British musical theatre.


Making Musicians A Personal History of the Britten-Pears School MOIRA BENNET T

An insider’s perspective on forty years of the Britten-Pears School, generously illustrated and with quotations from the eminent staff and their students – many of whom are now internationally famous.

$24.95/£14.99 May 2012 978 0 95716 720 9 120 b/w illus.; 224pp, 17 x 24, PB Bittern Press

Moira Bennett worked at the Britten-Pears School in its hectic heyday in the 1980s. She charts its forty-year history, embodying its founders’ initial vision of a bridge between conservatory and career for gifted young musicians, from ad hoc classes in a grainstore at Snape, to an annual calendar of non-stop courses for singers, string players and ensembles in its own building and fully staged operas in the Maltings, to its current incarnation as the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. Some of the most eminent teachers from Europe, the United States and beyond have come to teach at Snape. These include founder-director Peter Pears, Hans Hotter, Joan Sutherland, Galina Vishnevskaya, Jacqueline du Pré, Mitsuko Uchida, Mstislav Rostropovich, Ton Koopman, and members of the Amadeus Quartet. This authoritative and anecdotal historical survey of the work of the School is generously illustrated and studded with quotations from many faculty members and former students.


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Britten in Pictures Edited by LU C Y WA L K E R

A photographic journey using a selection of previously unpublished images; a new and often surprising portrait of this major musical genius. Published in association with The Britten-Pears Foundation. $34.95/£19.99 September 2012 978 1 84383 749 7 80 colour illus.; 320 b/w illus.; 288pp, 22 x 22, PB

Benjamin Britten was one of the most important cultural figures in England in the twentieth century. Internationally renowned as a composer, performer, and founder of the Aldeburgh Festival and English Opera Group, he had a career spanning nearly five decades, producing a series of works such as Peter Grimes and the War Requiem that caught the public imagination, and becoming a familiar figure to worldwide concert and TV and radio audiences through his conducting and song recitals with his partner, the tenor Peter Pears. Behind this public face, however, Britten was an intensively private man, who valued perhaps more than anything the time he spent at home on the Suffolk coast, composing and enjoying a settled domestic life. Britten in Pictures celebrates the many facets of Britten’s life in a major new photographic treatment timed to coincide with the composer’s centenary in 2013. Using the wealth of images housed in the collections of The Britten-Pears Foundation at Aldeburgh, the book charts the curve of Britten’s life, using a selection of rare and previously unpublished images to reveal him anew in all phases of his career, catching a multitude of informal glimpses of the man ‘behind the scenes’ at work and play as well as in more familiar formal settings. The result is a new and often surprising portrait of this major musical genius. F I N A L V O L U M E O F B R I T T E N ’ S selected L E T T E R S

Letters from a Life: the Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, 1913-1976 Volume Six: 1966-1976 Edited by P hilip R eed & M ervyn C ooke

The composer’s final decade sees a new outpouring of creativity.

Published in association with The Britten-Pears Foundation. $80.00/£45.00 November 2012 978 1 84383 725 1 50 b/w illus.; 832pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB Selected Letters of Britten

The sixth and final volume of correspondence covers the composer’s last decade. The genesis, composition and premieres of major stage works such as Owen Wingrave, commissioned by BBC Television, and Death in Venice are fully documented, as are the church parables, The Burning Fiery Furnace and The Prodigal Son. Important concert works from this period include the powerful Brecht setting, Children’s Crusade and the Third String Quartet. The volume also traces the conversion of Snape Maltings into the Aldeburgh Festival’s principal concert venue, its destruction by fire on the opening night of the 1969 Festival and its miraculous rebuilding in time for the following year’s Festival, as well as major concert tours by Britten and Pears. Close attention is paid to Britten’s final years, when his failed heart surgery left him a near invalid. As in previous volumes, Britten’s letters to his life partner and principal interpreter, the tenor Peter Pears, remain central. Other significant correspondents include the Queen and Queen Mother; librettists William Plomer and Myfanwy Piper; artistic collaborators Frederick Ashton, Colin Graham and John Piper; musicians Janet Baker, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Mstislav Rostropovich; and composers Oliver Knussen, Dmitri Shostakovich and William Walton.


The Britten Centenary


22nd November 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of Britten’s birth. To celebrate this, the Britten-Pears Foundation are planning, sponsoring and in many cases supporting a number of events starting with a press conference in September 2012.

The Britten Centenary Year: November 2012-November 2013 Benjamin Britten will be promoted internationally as both a cultural force and as a man of progressive social views. It will almost certainly be the most comprehensive celebration yet of a composer’s life and work.

There will be a new documentary film by John Bridcut – of Britten’s Children fame – on the final years of the composer’s life. There will also be a feature film on Britten and Pears.

Britten is the third most performed C20th composer after Puccini and Richard Strauss.

EMI and Decca will be reissuing CDs of Britten’s work and Tony Palmer’s documentaries will be reissued on DVD. There will be a new Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra app.

There will be major Britten festivals in London, NYC, LA and Moscow in 2013, and the centenary will be celebrated by top orchestras, opera houses and museums, but also through grassroots celebrations by amateurs. The Foundation is aware of performances in over 60 cities in 22 countries.

The Britten-Pears Foundation will launch a new website – www. – in a beta version in May 2012, with the full site going live on BB’s 99th birthday in November. It will include a database of events and celebratory material. There will also be AV material for free use on websites.

There will be exhibitions in a number of venues, including the British Library, the Barbican Centre and the Royal College of Music in London; Carnegie Hall in NY; others are being finalised.

Boydell & Brewer will publish or distribute five books related to Britten and his circle, and our extensive backlist will be available again – many in re-designed editions. 7

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Britten Collection

To mark the Britten centenary celebrations Boydell & Brewer is publishing a number of new titles on Britten and makes all volumes of the acclaimed Aldeburgh Studies in Music series available in paperback with redesigned covers. Britten’s Gloriana Essays and Sources Edited by PAUL BANKS

Britten’s Gloriana was planned as a national opera of broad appeal as part of the Coronation celebrations in 1953, but the opera failed to establish itself in the repertoire until a new production in 1966 revealed it to be a powerful and stageworthy work. This volume explores the opera’s cultural background, the early stages of its creative evolution, the first critical responses, and various other aspects of the work. A rounded critical and historical study ... an indispensable resource for future Britten studies. MUSIC & LETTERS $45.00/£25.00 June 1993 978 0 85115 340 7 206pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB Aldeburgh Studies in Music

The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears, 19361978


This volume brings together all the travel diaries of Sir Peter Pears (1910-1986), principal interpreter of Britten’s works. Pears accompanied Britten on many of his trips and the record of their tour of the Far East in 1955 is of special interest. A valuable source of material on the musical development of both Pears and Benjamin Britten ... a “must” for those interested in either. OPERA JOURNAL $34.95/£19.99 June 1995 978 0 85115 741 2 34 b/w illus.; 278pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Aldeburgh Studies in Music

Britten and the Far East

Asian Influences in the Music of Benjamin Britten MERVYN COOKE

Benjamin Britten’s interest in the musical traditions of the Far East had a far-reaching influence on his compositional style; this book is the first to investigate the highly original cross-cultural synthesis he was able to achieve through the use of material borrowed from Balinese, Japanese and Indian music. Accompanying CD of original Balinese, Japanese and Indian recordings $45.00/£25.00 May 2001 978 0 85115 830 3 9 b/w illus.; 299pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Aldeburgh Studies in Music


On Mahler and Britten Essays in Honour of Donald Mitchell on his Seventieth Birthday Edited by PHILIP REED

This Festschrift assembles essays on Mahler and Britten, the two composers closest to Mitchell’s heart, producing a volume which reflects some of the latest thinking on this pair of remarkable figures in the music of our century and pays tribute to the impact of Mitchell’s own work on these composers over the last fifty years. $34.95/£19.99 June 1998 978 0 85115 614 9 374pp, 23.4 x 15.3, PB Aldeburgh Studies in Music

Britten and Auden in the Thirties: The Year 1936


Britten’s settings of early Auden, Our Hunting Fathers and On this Island, were his first important songs to English texts. Britten’s diaries reveal detail of the two men’s relationship, of their work together, and of the reflection within that work of political ideas current at the time. $34.95/£19.99 June 2000 978 0 85115 790 0 6 b/w illus.; 190pp, 21.5 x 13.8, PB Aldeburgh Studies in Music

To see a complete list of all our Britten Publications, see our Britten Collection brochure or visit our Britten anniversary webpages at britten100.asp For more information on the Britten 100 celebrations visit the Britten-Pears Foundation website at For information about Britten events at Snape Maltings, see the Aldeburgh Music website at


A RT H U R IA N King Arthur: Hero and Legend

RICHARD BARBER $29.95/£16.99 August 2004 978 0 85115 254 7 28 colour & 58 b/w illus.; 224pp, 25.5 x 16.8, PB

The Legend of the Grail

NIGEL BRYANT $17.99/£9.99 May 2006 978 1 84384 083 1 272pp, 19.7 x 12.9, PB Arthurian Studies

Legends of Arthur

RICHARD BARBER $29.95/£16.99 July 2003 978 0 85115 950 8 8 colour illus.; 488pp, 23.1 x 15.5, PB

A Perceforest Reader

Selected Episodes from Perceforest: The Prehistory of Arthur’s Britain Translated by NIGEL BRYANT $24.95/£12.99 April 2012 978 1 84384 290 3 128pp, 19.7 x 12.9, PB

C hivalry & K nighthood Knights and Warhorses

Military Service and the English Aristocracy under Edward III ANDREW AYTON $34.95/£19.99 April 1999 978 0 85115 739 9 320pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Leper Knights

The Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem in England, c.1150-1544 $34.95/£19.99 April 2004 978 1 84383 067 2 41 b/w illus.; 342pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Studies in the History of Medieval Religion

The Medieval Horse and its Equipment, c.1150-1450 Edited by JOHN CLARK $34.95/£19.99 May 2011 978 1 84383 679 7 42 b/w illus.; 202pp, 24.6 x 18.9, PB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London

The Reign of Chivalry

RICHARD BARBER $34.95/£20.00 October 2005 978 1 84383 182 2 33 colour & 53 b/w illus.; 232pp, 24.6 x 18.9, HB

The Rule of the Templars CASTLES Allen Brown’s English Castles

R. ALLEN BROWN $29.95/£16.99 October 2004 978 1 84383 069 6 44 b/w illus.; 231pp, 24.5 x 17.2, PB

Anglo-Norman Castles Edited by ROBERT LIDDIARD $99.00/£60.00 November 2002 978 0 85115 904 1 24 b/w illus.; 432pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

English Castles

The French Text of the Rule of the Order of the Knights Templar J.M. UPTON-WARD $29.95/£17.99 September 2008 978 0 85115 701 6 208pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Studies in the History of Medieval Religion

C lothing & T extiles Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450

GEOFF EGAN & FRANCES PRITCHARD $34.95/£19.99 June 2008 978 1 84383 351 2 12 colour & 62 b/w illus.; 438pp, 24.6 x 18.9, PB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London

A Guide by Counties ADRIAN PETTIFER $34.95/£19.99 June 2002 978 0 85115 782 5 16 b/w illus.; 384pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Dress in Anglo-Saxon England

GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER $34.95/£19.99 July 2010 978 1 84383 572 1 12 colour & 13 b/w illus.; 428pp, 24.4 x 17.2, PB

Welsh Castles

A Guide by Counties ADRIAN PETTIFER $45.00/£25.00 August 2000 978 0 85115 778 8 16 colour illus.; 252pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince A Study of the Years 1340-1365 STELLA MARY NEWTON $34.95/£19.99 March 2012 978 0 85115 767 2 52 b/w illus.; 160pp, 27.6 x 21.9, PB

Shoes and Pattens

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FRANCIS GREW & MARGRETHE DE NEERGAARD Illustrated by SUSAN MITFORD $34.95/£19.99 January 2006 978 1 84383 238 6 27 b/w illus.; 152pp, 24.6 x 18.6, PB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London

Textiles and Clothing, c.1150-1450

ELISABETH CROWFOOT, FRANCES PRITCHARD & KAY STANILAND $34.95/£19.99 February 2006 978 1 84383 239 3 16 colour & 132 b/w illus.; 252pp, 24.6 x 18.6, PB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London



HUMOUR Dragons

The Modern Infestation

REFERENCE The Bayeux Tapestry

PAMELA WHARTON BLANPIED $24.95/£14.99 February 2097 978 0 85115 680 4 19 b/w illus.; 164pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

LUCIEN MUSSET Translated by RICHARD REX $45.00/£25.00 September 2005 978 1 84383 163 1 95 colour illus.; 272pp, 25 x 21, HB

Medieval Comic Tales


Edited by DEREK BREWER $17.99/£9.99 July 2008 978 1 84384 179 1 224pp, 19.7 x 12.9, PB

KITCHEN & HOUSEHOLD The Art of Cookery in the Middle Ages

TERENCE SCULLY $29.95/£17.99 March 2005 978 0 85115 430 5 284pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

The Book of Sent Soví

Medieval recipes from Catalonia Edited by JOAN SANTANACH Translated by ROBIN VOGELZANG $29.95/£16.99 September 2008 978 1 85566 164 6 200pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Textos

Being an English Version of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Bodley 764 RICHARD BARBER $24.95/£14.99 December 2010 978 0 85115 753 5 136 colour illus.; 206pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB

A Dictionary of Fabulous Beasts RICHARD BARBER & ANNE RICHES $34.95/£19.99 April 2000 978 0 85115 685 9 168pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Dictionary of Medieval Heroes

Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts WILLEM P. GERRITSEN, ANTHONY G. VAN MELLE & TANIS GUEST $34.95/£19.99 August 2000 978 0 85115 780 1 54 b/w illus.; 344pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

A Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases Curye on Inglysch (Middle English recipes) Edited by C B HIEATT& S BUTLER $24.95/£15.00(s) April 1985 978 0 19722 409 0 21.6 x 13.8, HB Early English Text Society Supplementary Series Early English Text Society

The Medieval Cook

BRIDGET ANN HENISCH $45.00/£25.00 February 2009 978 1 84383 438 0 19 b/w illus.; 256pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

The Medieval Household Daily Living c.1150-c.1450

GEOFF EGAN $50.00/£30.00 May 2010 978 1 84383 543 1 8 colour & 105 b/w illus.; 364pp, 24.6 x 18.6, HB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London

MYTHOLOGY The Lore of Ireland

An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance DAITHI O HOGAIN $45.00/£25.00 April 2006 978 1 84383 215 7 549pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB

Myths and Legends of the British Isles

RICHARD BARBER $34.95/£19.99 June 2004 978 1 84383 039 9 604pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

CHRISTOPHER CORDON & ANN WILLIAMS $24.95/£14.99 November 2007 978 1 84384 138 8 318pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

A Dictionary of Northern Mythology RUDOLF SIMEK Translated by ANGELA HALL $34.95/£19.99 April 2008 978 0 85991 513 7 438pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Medieval Ghost Stories

An Anthology of Miracles, Marvels and Prodigies ANDREW JOYNES $19.95/£9.99 April 2003 978 0 85115 948 5 176pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

The Medieval Traveller

NORBERT OHLER Translated by CAROLINE HILLIER $34.95/£19.99 November 2010 978 1 84383 507 3 40 b/w illus.; 311pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Runes and Runic Inscriptions

Collected Essays on Anglo-Saxon and Viking Runes R.I. PAGE $45.00/£25.00 May 2099 978 0 85115 599 9 10 b/w illus.; 360pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

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VIKING AGE The Conquest of the North Atlantic G. J. MARCUS

$24.95/£12.99 June 2007 978 1 84383 316 1 19 b/w illus.; 310pp, 21.7 x 13.8, PB

Women in the Viking Age

JUDITH JESCH $34.95/£19.99 February 2005 978 0 85115 360 5 248pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Warfare and M ilitary Alfred’s Wars: Sources and Interpretations of AngloSaxon Warfare in the Viking Age

RYAN LAVELLE $34.95/£19.99 July 2012 978 1 84383 739 8 13 b/w illus.; 400pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Warfare in History

The Medieval City under Siege

Edited by IVY A. CORFIS & MICHAEL WOLFE $34.95/£19.99 November 1999 978 0 85115 756 6 24 b/w illus.; 302pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Seafarers, Merchants and Pirates in the Middle Ages

DIRK MEIER Translated by ANGUS MCGEOCH $24.95/£14.99 October 2009 978 1 84383 512 7 44 colour & 28 b/w illus.; 192pp, 24.4 x 17.2, PB

Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 11001550

YUVAL NOAH HARARI $24.95/£14.99 June 2009 978 1 84383 452 6 8 colour illus.; 248pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB Warfare in History

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W eapons and A rmour The Artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477

ROBERT DOUGLAS SMITH & KELLY DEVRIES $45.00/£25.00 November 2005 978 1 84383 162 4 150 b/w illus.; 386pp, 24.4 x 17.2, HB Armour and Weapons

European Weapons and Armour

From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution EWART OAKESHOTT $29.95/£17.99 May 2012 978 1 84383 720 6 24 b/w illus.; 312pp, 24.4 x 17.2, PB

‘The Furie of the Ordnance’ Artillery in the English Civil Wars STEPHEN BULL $90.00/£50.00 September 2008 978 1 84383 403 8 28 b/w illus.; 288pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB Armour and Weapons

Knives and Scabbards

J. COWGILL, M. DE NEERGAARD, & N. GRIFFITHS $34.95/£19.99 June 2008 978 1 84383 353 6 25 b/w illus.; 184pp, 24.6 x 18.9, PB Medieval Finds from Excavations in London

The Medieval Archer

JIM BRADBURY $29.95/£16.99 November 1996 978 0 85115 675 0 60 b/w illus.; 206pp, 24.4 x 17.2, PB

Records of the Medieval Sword

EWART OAKESHOTT $50.00/£30.00 January 1991 978 0 85115 566 1 381 b/w illus.; 316pp, 27.6 x 21.9, PB

The Sword in the Age of Chivalry

EWART OAKESHOTT $34.95/£19.99 January 1964 978 0 85115 715 3 48 b/w illus.; 204pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB

Swords of the Viking Age

IAN PEIRCE EWART OAKESHOTT $45.00/£25.00 September 2005 978 1 84383 089 4 12 colour & 136 b/w illus.; 168pp, 27.9 x 21.6, PB

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Central London and the Midlands: Matthew Wright Mobile: 07803 012521 E-mail: South London and the South: Josh Houston Mobile: 0780 301 2487 E-mail: East London and the City: Paul Sammut Mobile: 07746 357 508 E-mail: US New England & Mid-Atlantic: Ben Schrager Tel/Fax: +1 718 654 1968 E-mail: West Coast: Duke Hill, Hill & Martin Associates Tel: +1 510 483 2939 Fax: +1 510 315 3243 E-mail: AUSTRALIA Inbooks Tel: 02 8988 5000 E-mail:

Fax: 02 8988 5031

BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG, THE NETHERLANDS Kemper Conseil Publishing Tel: 00 31 70 386 80 31 Fax: 00 31 70 386 14 98 E-mail:

CANADA Scholarly Book Services, Inc. Tel: +1 800 847 9736 Fax: +1 800 220 9895 E-mail:

MALTA Jim Blaho Tel: +39 055 70 85 80 E-mail:

EASTERN EUROPE, THE BALTIC STATES, RUSSIA Marek Lewinson Tel: 00 48 22 6714819 Fax: 00 48 22 6714819 E-mail:

MIDDLE EAST Ray Potts, Publishers International Marketing Tel: +33 4686 04890 E-mail:

FAR EAST (excluding Japan) Chris Ashdown, Publishers International Marketing Tel: +44 (0)1202 896210 Fax: +44 (0)1202 897010 E-mail:

PAKISTAN Tahir Lodhi, TML Tel: 00 92 42 541 2680 E-mail:

FRANCE, ITALY David Pickering, Mare Nostrum Tel: +44 (0)7986 559391 or 00 39 348 3183884 E-mail:

PHILIPPINES Edwin Makabenta, Publishers International Marketing E-mail:

GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND Bernd Feldmann, SHS Tel: 00 49 3301 205775 Fax: 00 49 3301 205782 E-mail: GREECE, CYPRUS Charles Gibbes Tel: 00 33 562 709939 or 00 44 7814 843 572 E-mail: INDIA, SRI LANKA Vinod Vasishtha, Viva Marketing Tel: 00 91 11 327 9280 Fax: 00 91 11 326 7224 E-mail: IRELAND Tony Zurbrugg, Global Book Marketing Ltd Tel: 020 8533 5800 Fax: 020 8533 5800 E-mail: JAPAN Customers in Japan are encouraged to use their local supplier of foreign books when making purchases. For information about Boydell & Brewer publications or to locate a bookseller in your area, please contact: United Publishers Services Ltd Tel: 00 81 3 5479 7251 Fax: 00 81 3 5479 7307 E-mail:

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2012 Autumn Trade Catalogue  
2012 Autumn Trade Catalogue  

2012 Autumn Trade Catalogue