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Shire Library
Updated 28 June 2009

The following is an outdated list of books available for reference in our Shire.

The current list is maintained on the completely unofficial Heraldshill Wikispace


Sample Entry Format:
  • Author. Title. (Notes) Owned by .

General Medieval Life:

  • Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Castle. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval City. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village. Owned by Sofya.
  • Henisch, Bridge Ann. The Medieval Calendar Year. Owned by Sofya.
  • Herrin, Judith. A Medieval Miscellany. Owned by Sofya.
  • Kolchin, B.A. Drevnyaya Rus': Byt' i Kul'tura (Ancient Rus: Lifeways and Culture) Owned by Sofya.
  • Longford, Elizabeth. The Oxford Book of Uoyal Anecdotes. Owned by Sofya.
  • Perepelkina, G.P. Drevnij Novgorod: prikladnoe iskusstvo i archologiya. (Ancient Novgorod: applied art and archeology.) Owned by Sofya.
  • Platt, Colin. The English Mediaeval Town. Owned by Sofya.
  • Pouncy, Caroline. Domostroi, Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rabinovich, M.G. Ocherki Materialoj Kul'tury. (Sources of Material Culture) Owned by Sofya.
  • Veyne, Paul. A History of Private Life: from Pagan Rome to Byzantium. Owned by Sofya.

Philosophy & Religion:

  • Bloom, Allan. The Republic of Plato. Owned by Sofya.
  • Catechism of the Orthodox Church. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gibson, Clare. Sacred Symbols: a Guide to the Timeless Icons of Faith and Worship. Owned by Sofya.
  • Hamilton, Bernard. Religion in the Medieval West. Owned by Sofya.
  • McKern, Richard. Introduction to Aristotle. Owned by Sofya.
  • Plato. Meno. Owned by Sofya.

History & Geography:

  • Freeze, Gregory. Russia, A History. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • HarperCollins. Atlas of World History. Owned by Sofya.
  • HarperCollins. PastWorlds Atlas of Archeology. Owned by Sofya.
  • Hibbert, Christopher. The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I, Genius of the Golden Age. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • Humbarger, Grant (Master Grant Graeme de Mentieth). Period Chronology Volume I: A through L.. Property of Shire, in Sofya's possession.
  • Humbarger, Grant (Master Grant Graeme de Mentieth). Period Chronology Volume II: M through Z.. Property of Shire, in Sofya's possession.
  • Lewis, Bernard. The Middle East: a Breif History of the Last 2,000 Years. Owned by Sofya.
  • MacKenzie, David and Michael Curran. A History of Russia, the Soviet Union, and Beyond. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • Sawyer, Peter. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings. Owned by Sofya.
  • Tierney, Brian and Sidney Painter. Western Europe in the Middle Ages 300-1475. Owned by Sofya.
  • Williamson, G.A. The Secret History. (The seedy hx of Byzantium) Owned by Sofya.

Social Sciences (Law, Education, Economics):

  • Author. Title. (Notes) Owned by .

Heraldry (names and devices):

  • Author. Title. (Notes) Owned by .

Art and Architecture:

  • Backhouse, Janet. The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting. Owned by Sofya.
  • Drogin, Marc. Medieval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gibson, Clare. Sacred Symbols: a Guide to the Timeless Icons of Faith and Worship. Owned by Sofya.
  • Henisch, Bridge Ann. The Medieval Calendar Year. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • Herrin, Judith. A Medieval Miscellany. Owned by Sofya.
  • Hetherington, Paul. The 'Painters Manual' of Dionysius of Fourna. Owned by Sofya.
  • Moscow Museum of Art and Industry. Medieval Russian Ornament in Full Color from Illuminated Manuscripts. Owned by Sofya.
  • Ramos-Poqui, Guillem. The Technique of Icon Painting. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rourke, David adn Turlogh O'Rourke. Techniques of Medieval and Renaissance Painting. (Tournaments Illuminated) Owned by Sofya.
  • Shaw, Henry. Dress & Decoration of the Middle Ages. Owned by Sofya.
  • Shepherd, Margaret. Calligraphy Alphabets Made Easy. Owned by Sofya.
  • Smith, A.G. Cut & Assemble Medieval Castle: a Full-Color Model of Caenarvon Castle in Wales. Owned by Sofya.
  • Voyce, Arthur. The Art and Architecture of Medieval Russia. Owned by Sofya.

Music:

  • Cofrin, Al. Medieval Songs and Dances of 11th-14th c. Europe Vol. 1. Owned by Sofya.
  • Greenberg, Noah. An English Medieval and Renaissance Song Book. Owned by Sofya.

Clothing:

  • Kohler, Carl. A History of Costume. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rabinovich, M.G. Drevnyaya Odezhda Narodov Vostochnoj Evropy. (Ancient Clothing of the Peoples of Eastern Europe.) Owned by Sofya.
  • Rybakov, B.A. Russian Applied Art of the 10th-13th Centuries. Owned by Sofya.
  • Shaw, Henry. Dress & Decoration of the Middle Ages. Owned by Sofya.
  • Tierney, Tom. Byzantine Fashions. Owned by Sofya.
  • Tierney, Tom. Henry VIII adn His Wives, Paper Dolls. Owned by Sofya.
  • Vasilenko, V.M. Russkoe Prekladnoe iscusstvo. (Russian Applied Art, i.e. jewelry.) Owned by Sofya.
  • Vecellio. Vecellio's Renaissance Costume Book. Owned by Sofya.

Food:

  • Kropotkin, Alexandra. The Best of Russian Cooking. Owned by Sofya.

Languages & Literature:

  • Curtin, Jeremiah. Myths and Folk Tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and Magyars. Owned by Sofya.
  • Russian Dictionaries (x3) and Study Materials. Owned by Sofya.

Science & Techology:

  • Cohen, I. Bernard. The Birth of a New Physics. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • Crowe, Michael. Theories of the World from Antiquity to the Copernican Revolution.. Owned by Sofya.
  • Debus, Allen. Man and Nature in the Renaissance. Owned by Sofya.
  • Diehl, Daniel. Contructing Medieval Furniture: Plans and Instructions with Historical Notes. Owned by Sofya.
  • Diehl, Daniel and Mark Donnelly. Medieval Furniture: Plans and Instructions for Historical Reproductions. Owned by Sofya.
  • Kuhlfeld, Al (Master Einar Lutemaker) and Mary Kuhfeld (Abbess Margaret of Shaftesbury). Medieval and Renaissance Eyeglasses - Compleat Anachornist #1 July 1982. Owned by Shire, in Sofya's possession.
  • Nelson, Glenn. Ceramics: A Potter's Handbook. Owned by Sofya.
  • Will, Chris Hanny (Siobhan ni Ryan of Brielle). A Primer on Period Pottery - Compleat Anachronist #55 Owned by Shire, in Sofya's possession.

Medicine:

  • The An Tir Herbal Guild Compendium II. Owned by Shire, in Sofya's possession.
  • Debus, Allen. Man and Nature in the Renaissance. Owned by Sofya.
  • Getz, Faye Marie. Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus. Owned by Sofya.
  • Lindbery, David. The Beginnings of Western Science. Owned by Sofya.
  • Noble, Bronwyn P. (Bronwyn ferch Gwyn ap Rhys). To Cure Humanity - The Compleat Anachronist #33. Owned by Shire in Sofya's possession.
  • Porter, Roy. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: a Medical History of Humanity. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rawcliff, Carole. Medicine and Society in Later Medieval England. Owned by Sofya.
  • Regimen Sanitatis Salerni, the English Translation by Sir John Harington. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rosenman, Leonard. The Chirurgia of Roger Frugard. Owned by Sofya.
  • Rosenman, Leonard. The Surgery of William of Saliceto. Owned by Sofya.

Military Science:

  • Gravett, Christopher. English Medieval Knight 1200-1300.. Owned by Sofya.
  • Gravett, Christopher. English Medieval Knight 1300-1400.. Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, David. Armies of Medieval Russia 750-1250. Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, David. Hungary and the Fall of Eastern Europe 1000-1568. (Notes) Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, David. Knight Hospitaller (1) 1100-1306. Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, David. Lake Peipus 1242: Battle of the Ice. Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, David. Medieval Siege Weapons (1) Western Europe AD 585-1385. Owned by Sofya.
  • Nicolle, D. and V. Shpakovsky. Kalka River 1223: Gheghiz Khan's Mongols Invade Russia. Owned by Sofya.
  • Shpakovsky, V. and D. Nicolle. Medieval Russian Armies 1250-1500. Owned by Sofya.
  • Turnbull, Stephen. Mongol Warrior 1200-1350. Owned by Sofya.

 


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