Schools and Masters of Fence from the Middle Ages to the End of the Eighteenth Century , with a Complete Bibliography
London, G. Bell & Sons. 1910, Revised 'New Edition' and First Thus. Hardcover. Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp lxxviii + 355 (with text figs), plus 12 single-sided plate leaves, each multi-imaged (and each preceeded by a printed, descriptive tissue-guard) illustrating many types of swords, rapiers, daggers etc. plus a 32pp publisher's catalogue.Very good in a later binding of half brown leather over matching cloth, with gilt rulings & spine title and decorated endpapers. Uncommon, only one example of this edition currently listed on COPAC. Very Good.
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Keywords: Fencing, Swords, Lord Desborough Biography and Bibliography