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Labat, maître d'armes

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 [1735]
Physical Description:
[2], x, 133, [3] p., 12 leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U860 .L33 1735
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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.
Mahon, Andrew.
Dempsy, L., engraver.

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