This unique Italian sketchbook includes more than 200 highly detailed sketches and provides valuable insights into design and construction principles of Renaissance fortresses; siege and storm tactics of the era; guns development and gunnery intricacies; handling of the heavy objects, guns and siege towers on the battlefield; working principles of hydraulics mechanisms; distance, angle and height measurements for siege works and target acquisition; etc.

FORTRESSES

 

SIEGE AND STORM

 

Next>>