By: John and Giuseppe Marcotti [translated by]
London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1889
Seller ID: 39255
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
B&W Illustrations; #20 of 500, signed on the limitation page by Unwin, the publisher. Translated from the Italian by Temple-Leader, John and Giuseppe Marcotti. Dark blue cloth 4TO. Biography of the 14th century English mercenary, Sir John Hawkwood, who spent most of his life in Italy. An interesting look at the military, political and social life of the time. Illustrated with full page plates. Condottiere were were Italian captains contracted to command mercenary companies during the middle ages and multinational armies during the early modern period. They notably served European monarchs and ... View More...