The Royal Book of Horsemanship, Jousting and Knightly Combat; A Translation into English of Dom Duarte's 1438 Treatise Livro da Ensinanca de Bem Cavalgar Toda Sela. Dom Duarte, trans. by Antonio Franco Preto.

The Royal Book of Horsemanship, Jousting and Knightly Combat; A Translation into English of Dom Duarte's 1438 Treatise Livro da Ensinanca de Bem Cavalgar Toda Sela

Highland Village, TX: Chivalry Bookshelf, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 147p, no ills. Place-marking ribbon. Title is printed in gold at the top of the jacket, which the scan didn't pick up. As new / very good. Item #30768

The first English translation of this important Portuguese work on "horsemanship, hunting, fighting technique, and knightly conduct." Texts from this era in Spanish and Portuguese history are rare and often have been ignored by historians. Dom Duarte, king of Portugal, was a "renowned master horseman, hunter, and jouster." Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $35.00

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