16th Century Books

Studer, Charles Das Solothurner Fechtbuch (1990) German 1506-14 57 Plates Dueling Shield, Armored Calvary Longsword, Armored Longsword, Dagger, Longsword, Wrestling
Unknown Gelbstuerteidigungspraltilen aus Albrecht Durers Fechtbuch German 1512 Illustrations Just wrestling from his book
Durer, Albrecht Fechtbuch German 1520 illustrations Wrestling, Longsword, Messer, Messer & dagger, Half messer, Messer vs Longsword, Messer vs Dagger, Unarmed vs. Dagger, Dagger
Manciolino, Antonio Opera Nova Italian 1531 No plates Sidesword, Halberd
Marozzo, Achille Opera Nova Italian 1536 Plates Side Sword (+ Buckler, Cloak, Dagger & Target), Two Handed Sword, Halberds, Dagger, Cloak & Dagger
Auerswald, Fabian von Ringer Kunst: Funff und Achtzig German 1539 plates Wrestling
Quixada de Reayo, Don Doctrina del arte de la cavalleria… Spanish 1548 1 plate Horses – choosing and equipping, tilt, weapons at war
Agrippa, Camillo

 

Trattoto di Scienza d’Arme Italian 1553 plates Sidesword, Sidesword and Dagger, Sidesword and Rondella, Sidesword and Cloak
Lebkommer, Hans Fechtbuch German 1558 Plates Longsword, Messer, unarmed, Quarterstaff
DiGrassi, Giacomo Ragione di Adoprar Italian 1570 Plates Rapier, Rapier &dagger, Rapier & cloak, Sword & buckler, Sword & target, Case of Rapiers, 2 handed, Bill, Partesan, Halberd, Javelin, Pike
Meyer, Joachim Kunst der Fechtens German 1570 Plates Rapier, Long Sword, Dusack, Staff, Polearms, Halberd, Rapier & Dagger, Rapier & Cloak, Dagger
Agocchie, Giovanni Dall’

 

Dell’ Arte Discrimia Libri Tre Italian 1572 No Plates Fencing, Jousting, Order of Battle
Sainct Didier, Henry de Traicté Contenant French 1573 Plates Sidesword
Sainct Didier, Henry de Treacts Containing the Secrets of the First Book on the Single Sword English Translation   Plates Sidesword
Viggiani, Angelo

 

Lo Schermo Italian 1575 7 Plates Sidesword
Loque, Bertrand de Discourses of Warre and Single Combat English Translation from French 1591 No plates Christian morality in warfare.
Saviolo, Vincento His Practice in Two Books English 1594 Plates Rapier/ Rapier and Dagger
Lovino, G.A. The teachings of G.A. Lovino (translated by Giovanni Raspardi) English   Plates See below
Lovino, G.A. Traite D’Escrime Italian 16th C Plates Single Sword (+Dagger, cloak, buckler, round shield & target), Case of swords, Long Sword, Two Handed Sword, Spear, 2 against 1 in Rapier and Cloak, 2 daggers vs. Calvary
Wurm, Hans Das Landschuter Ringerbuch German 16th Cen. Plates Wrestling
DiGrassi Giacomo The True Art of Defense English Translation 1594 Plates Rapier, Rapier &dagger, Rapier & cloak, Sword & buckler, Sword & target, Case of Rapiers, 2 handed, Bill, Partesan, Halberd, Javelin, Pike
Silver, George Paradoxes of Defence/Brief Instruction upon… English 1599 1 Plate Sword