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Creator:
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802.
Title(s):

L'ecole des armes : avec l'explication générale des principales attitudes et positions concernant l'escrime / Dediée à Leurs Altesses Royales les Princes Guillaume-Henry & Henry-Frédéric. Par Mr. Angelo.

Published/Created:
A Londres : Chez R. & J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, MDCCLXIII [1763]
Physical Description:
[61] leaves, 47 leaves of plates : ill. ; 32 x 57 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2007 6 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2007 6 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The text also attributed to the Chevalier d'Eon. Cf. DNB, XIX, p. 1110.
Edited by Henry Angelo.
Plates engraved by Charles Hall, William Ryland, Charles Grignion, and others, after drawings by James Gwin. Plates bear imprint "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Febry. 1763".
Angelo is the principal figure depicted in all of the drawings. Also depicted are the Earl of Pembroke, the Chevalier d'Eon, and John Hamilton Mortimer. Cf. Wingfield, M.A. A dictionary of sporting artists, 1650-1990.
James Gwin's original drawings for this work are in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Department of Prints and Drawings: B1984.7).
Signatures: [a]-f¹ A-3H¹ [chi]¹.
ESTC, T88336
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, pp. 82-83
Includes a list of subscribers (leaves d1-e1) and a final errata leaf.
BAC: British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 bound in gilt-tooled stippled calf, with marbled end-papers. Copy 2 rebound in later cloth.
Subject Terms:
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1763.
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810.
Fencing -- Early works to 1800 -- Pictorial works.
Fencing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Mortimer, John Hamilton, 1740-1779
Pembroke, Henry Herbert, Earl of, 1734-1794.
Swordplay -- Early works to 1800 -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810, attributed name.
Gwin, James, 1700-1769, ill.
Ryland, William Wynne, 1732-1783, engraver.
Hall, Charles, 1720?-1783, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
R. and J. Dodsley, publisher.
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