The Scots Fencing-Master, Or, Compleat Small-Sword-Man in Which You Have First, the Defensive Part Secondly, the Offensive Part Thirdly the Parades and Contraries ... Fourthly, You Have the Way of Keeping All the Guards Belonging to the Small Sword (1687)

The Scots Fencing-Master, Or, Compleat Small-Sword-Man in Which You Have First, the Defensive Part Secondly, the Offensive Part Thirdly the Parades and Contraries ... Fourthly, You Have the Way of Keeping All the Guards Belonging to the Small Sword (1687)

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EARLY HISTORY OF MILITARY, WAR AND WEAPONRY. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high quality historical reproductions. Any professional or amateur student of war will thrill at the untold riches in this collection of battle theory and practice in the early Western World. The Age of Discovery and Enlightenment was also a time of great political and religious unrest, revealed in accounts of conflicts such as the Wars of the Roses. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ The Scots fencing-master, or, Compleat small-sword-man in which you have first, the defensive part secondly, the offensive part thirdly the parades and contraries ... fourthly, you have the way of keeping all the guards belonging to the small swordHope, William, Sir.Title on two leaves.Dedicatory epistle signed: Wil. Hope.Reissued in 1691 and 1692 with title: The compleat fencing-master.Page 167 misnumbered 197.[26], 197 [i.e. 167], [17] p., 12 leaves of plates: Edinburgh: Printed by John Reid, 1687.Aldis, H.G. Scotland / 2690Wing / H2714EnglishReproduction of the original in the Yale University Library ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240947399
  • 9781240947393