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New Publication

Heraldic Sketchbook
by Peter Greenhill    

Heraldic Sketchbook

Special 500 Limited Edition Hardback Book
Price 150 With Slip Case inc Post Worldwide

This beautifully presented book contains exquisite sketches and notes on mediaeval heraldry and related subjects, accumulated over more than thirty years, for Peter Greenhll's work as an heraldic miniaturist.

A must have for all heraldry enthusiasts, this is not a 'how to do it' book but more 'how Peter did it'. Divided into eight comprehensive sections, it records in detail the kind of reference material that Peter considers necessary to carry out his job on a day to day basis.

272 pages size 310 x 240 mm with 25 photographs and 230 illustrated pages, Glossary, Suggested Reading and an eight-page Index. Supplied with a strong illustrated slipcase.

Orders Now being taken. Available From:- helenc@thegmcgroup.com

" It is no surprise that Mr Greenhill's most recent literary effort is just as magnificent as the figures that he creates" (Russ Bednarek in 'Old Toy Soldier' Magazine)

Sketch 1 Sketch 2 Sketch 3


Above three sketches from the book. Please click to enlarge.


Creating Miniature Knights
by Peter Greenhill & Mario Venturi

Creating Miniature Knights by Peter Greenhill & Mario Venturi
"Creating Miniature Knights" published by Scramasax was launched at the Stibbert`s Museum in Florence on 26th May 2005.

Co-written by Peter Greenhill & Mario Venturi with an Introduction by Federico Canaccini and a Foreward by Moira MacFarlane, the British Consul to Florence. The text is in English and Italian.

It is a 182 page, 12 x 8.5 inches full colour hard back edition containing 150 colour photographs, 25 colour illustrations, 20 black and white illustrations, 3 battle plans and 290 coloured shields of Arms.

 

"Creating Miniature Knights" deals primarily with the 100 years war and specifically with the Battles of Crecy, Poitiers & Agincourt. It is illustrated by the figures of Peter Greenhill, Mario Venturi and Richard Courtenay with additional work by Mignot (C.B.G.), Frederick Ping, Roy Selwyn Smith, J.P .Thomas Jr. & Gustave Vertunni. Backgrounds to Peter Greenhill`s photography are by the model maker Ian Weekley and additional illuminations, decorations and drawings, including contemporary armour designs, are by Angelica Cortini.

Autographed copies are available direct from us at 24 including postage. (see sale room)


Heraldic Miniature Knights
by Peter Greenhill

Peters' book "Heraldic Miniature Knights" was published by the Guild of Master Craftsmen in 1991 and has become required reference material on the subject on both sides of the Atlantic.

Heraldic Miniature Knights by Peter Greenhill
"Heraldic Miniature Knights" is a full colour hard back book approximately 11.75 x 8.75 inches which contains hundreds of colour photographs many being full page plates.

With a foreword written by the film star, the late Douglas Fairbanks Jr. KBE, DSC., avid collector of toy soldiers and Courtenay and Courtenay-Greenhill model knights

The book includes chapters on Heraldry, Richard Courtenay, Frederic Ping and Peter Greenhill, Roy Selwyn Smith, European Miniaturists, John Braithwaite and others, with colour photographs of their work.

 


Last few Autographed copies available direct from us at 50 including postage.
(see sale room)

Further reference on Courtenay and Courtenay-Greenhill figures is to be found in "Collecting Foreign-Made Toy Soldiers" by Richard O'Brien (Books Americana ISBN 0-89689-122-4) pages 182-191, and in "Toy Knights" (‘-the other Hundred Years War’) by Peter Cowan (Roundtower Design ISBN 0-9548467-0-2) pages 22-23.

 

Hugues, Dauphin d`Auvergne Sieur de Mercoeur

 

 

Courtenay-Greenhill illustrations from Peter Cowan’s book "Toy Knights"
(‘-the other Hundred Years War’)

 

 

Jean de Chalon, Comte d`Auxerre being captured by Robert Ufford, Erle of Suffolk.

 

Hugues, Dauphin d`Auvergne Sieur de Mercoeur
 

 

Jean de Chalon, Comte d`Auxerre being captured by Robert Ufford, Erle of Suffolk.

 

 

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