The art of fencing, or, The use of the small sword / translated from the French of the late celebrated Monsieur L'Abbat, master of that art at the Academy of Toulouse, by Andrew Mahon, professor of the small sword.
- Additional Title(s):
Art of fencing
Use of the small sword
Questions sur l'art en fait d'armes. English
- London : Printed for Richard Wellington at the Dolphin and Crown, without Temple Bar, MDCCXXXV 
- Physical Description:
- , x, 133,  p., 12 leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Engravings by L. Dempsy.
English translation of Questions sur l'art en fait d'armes.
A reissue of the 1734 Dublin edition, with a cancel title.
The cancel title was printed by William Bowyer; his records show 250 copies printed.
Includes wood engraved head- and tail- pieces.
English short title catalogue, T123392
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in sprinkled calf binding; rebacked.
- Subject Terms:
- Fencing -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.Fencing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.Fencing -- Training -- Early works to 1800.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.Swordplay -- Early works to 1800.Wellington, Richard -- Publisher.
- Wood engravings -- 1735.
Engravings -- 1735.
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