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The Art of Fencing or, the Use of the Small Sword
     

The Art of Fencing or, the Use of the Small Sword

by Monsieur L'Abbat
 

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The Classic Guide to Sword Fighting! Ever wondered what terms like "reposite," "terce," "quart," "secone," "flanconnade," "demarche," "reprise," and others mean when you are reading about sword fighting? Whether you are an experienced fencer, an SCA member, a writer, or just a reader, you will learn a lot from this classic work will make sword play seem as simple as

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The Classic Guide to Sword Fighting! Ever wondered what terms like "reposite," "terce," "quart," "secone," "flanconnade," "demarche," "reprise," and others mean when you are reading about sword fighting? Whether you are an experienced fencer, an SCA member, a writer, or just a reader, you will learn a lot from this classic work will make sword play seem as simple as child's play. Every move and countermove is explained in detail, and with rare lucidity and wit. Written by Monsieur L'Abbat, Master of the Sword at the Academy of Toulouse, in 1734, and translated by Andrew Mahon, Professor of the Small Sword, Dublin, this is the book which served as the foundation of all European schools of sword fighting during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940000090107
Publisher:
Renaissance E Books
Publication date:
06/06/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
232 KB

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