Firearms & Fortifications. Military Architecture and Siege Warfare in Sixteenth-Century Siena.

By: PEPPER, Simon and ADAMS, Nicholas.

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"With lively narrative and detailed illustrations, Simon Pepper and Nicholas Adams trace the evolving relationship between technological innovations in firearms in sixteenth-century Italy and advances in Renaissance military architecture and city fortification. Through their use of paintings and drawings, extensive archival research and first-hand observation at the major sites of the Sienese wars, they vividly recreate the drama of the battlefield." 26cms x 18cms x 2.5cms. Pp.xxiv/245, frontispiece map + 87 further illustrations, maps and plans. Cream cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG.

Title: Firearms & Fortifications. Military Architecture and Siege Warfare in Sixteenth-Century Siena.

Author Name: PEPPER, Simon and ADAMS, Nicholas.

Categories: MILITARY,

Publisher: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. 0226655342:

ISBN Number: 0226655342

ISBN Number 13: 9780226655345

Seller ID: 46548

Keywords: simon pepper nicholas adams firearms fortifications military architecture siege warfare 16th century siena baldassarre peruzzi medieval walls spanish citadel outworks frontier defense defence 48135 MILITARY,