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Saviolo, Vincentio

Vincentio Sauiolo his practise : in two bookes : the first intreating of the vse of the rapier and dagger : the second, of honor and honorable quarrels.

Additional Title(s):

Vincentio Saviolo his practise

Of honor and honorable quarrels

London : Printed by Iohn VVolfe, 1595.
Physical Description:
[6], 17 [i.e. 21] leaves, [250] pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 21 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U860 .S28 1595
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"Of honor and honorable quarrels" has separate title page with imprint dated 1594; register is continuous. It is largely a translation of: Muzio, Girolamo. Il duello.
Printed by Thomas Scarlet. See: STC.
Signatures: A-H⁴ I⁴(-I1,+[fleuron]-3[fleuron]⁴) K-Z⁴ 2A-2G⁴ [par.]² 2H-2M⁴.
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
Leaf 21 is misnumbered 17.
Quires [fleuron]-3[fleuron] are intended to cancel I1, but the latter is often present.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 21788
English short title catalogue, S116779
Luborsky, R.S. Guide to English illustrated books, 1536-1603, 21788
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original vellum. Armorial bookplate: Pitfirrane.
Subject Terms:
Dueling -- Early works to 1800.
Fencing -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.
Pitfirrane -- Bookplate.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Muzio, Girolamo, 1496-1576. Duello. English.
Wolfe, John, -1601, publisher.
Scarlett, Thomas, printer.

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