A Perry Miniatures Publication
The Art of Martiall Discipline
We have ventured into publishing in a small way for the first time. It has always been our desire to reproduce this unique artefact: The Art of Martiall Discipline – an English Civil War officer’s handbook, which has been in our collection for some years now.
In conjunction with our old friend John Stallard (an avid Civil War buff), we have produced an actual sized, full colour facsimile, with a separate introduction by the Civil War historian Keith Roberts.
The book was once owned and partially written by Richard Barnstone of Gamul’s Regt., as well as fellow officers, before and during the Civil War.
This is an amazing one-off example of an officer’s book used in the field 360 years ago. It is a patchwork of hand written pre-Pitman short hand/code (yet to be deciphered) and printed material. It also contains hand rendered pike and shot formations as well as pictures of pike and shot postures, half of which are hand coloured possibly during the civil War period itself.
We have also produced a very limited edition of 20, bound in Moroccan
goat skin, blocked in gold leaf and hand stitched, which is as authentic
as we can get (and will probably last another 360 years!). The price of
these reflects the quality at £180 each. Each copy is individually
Order can be sent to Perry Miniatures, PO Box 6512, Nottingham NG7 1UJ
England or through our secure
online ordering system.