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Tratado de esgrima a pie y caballo en que se enseña por principios el manejo del florete, o el juego de la espada que se usa en el día, adornado con diez y seis láminas grabadas en cobre [SIGNED]

Thomase, Eudaldo

Published by Narcisa Dorca, Barcelona, 1823
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Octavo. 71, [1]pp (text), 16 leaves (plates). Modern half red crushed morocco over marbled paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Previous owner's manuscript illustration in ink on blank leaf prior to title page. The illustration depicts a coat of arms with the following motto: "Toujours la pointe au corps." Publisher's signature on verso of title. Remarkable treatise on the art of sword fencing on foot, and on horseback, written by Spanish Master Eudaldo Thomase. Illuminating the text are 16 engraved copper plates of detailed line drawings, which give a fascinating insight into early eighteenth-century fencing. Very minor shelf wear and slight and sporadic rubbing along edges of binding. Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover (Arvid Eriksson). Water staining to plates, not affecting images. Text in Spanish. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 35548

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Title: Tratado de esgrima a pie y caballo en que se...

Publisher: Narcisa Dorca, Barcelona

Publication Date: 1823

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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