Angelo’s School of Arms in Carlisle House, Soho, London. the aristocracy the fashionable art of Swordsmanship which they. ANGELO’S SCHOOL OF FENCING, FIRST EDITION WITH ENGLISH TEXT AND SECOND OVERALL, ANGELO, [Domenico]. School of. The School of Fencing by Domenico Angelo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Please try again later. The bulk of the book is a faithful reprint of Angelo’s treatise, with clear plates and text.

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Domenico Angelo’s School of Fencing, a treatise on French smallsword play, was first published in and remained popular for over fifty years. And for the modern naysayers who denigrate the utility of this work, note well; Aldo Nadi points that if you can fence, you can fence with anything, even a broomstick Every fencer will learn from it You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

This article needs additional citations for verification. As a result of his insight and influence, fencing changed from an art of war to a sport. The plates are skillfully drawn and engraved by Hall, Ryland and Chambers; the impressions are excellent. Early three quarter binding expertly rebacked with original spine laid down; light rubbing to contemporary marbled boards. Foila sword with a light, flexible blade of rectangular cross section tapering to a blunt point.


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Contact our editors with lf feedback. There was a problem with your submission. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. Thank You for Your Contribution! He lives in New York City. Domenico Angelo Malevolti Tremamondo. Product details Hardcover Publisher: She sent me this information: Looking for beautiful books?

Or, the Use of the Small Sword. An absolute must have for the classical fencer or foilist.

His school was also famous for accepting female students, some of whom were actresses from London theatres who first accompanied their male colleagues and then decided to take lessons.

He then handed that school over to a son, and established himself at Etonwhere his family continued to teach fencing for three more generations. Jeannette Acosta-Martinez outdid themselves.

The Art of the Smallsword. This is the copy I now study! Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Internet URLs are the best.

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He was fencing instructor to the Royal Family. It was fening as a practice weapon for the smallsword fashionable in the 17th century and is now used primarily in the sport of fencing. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Jared Kirby and Ms. Oblong folio, three quarter early brown calf, marbled boards, rebacked with original gilt spine strip laid down, domfnico edges reddish-yellow.

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Now we have a chance to purchase, relatively inexpensively, this volume again. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. As a result of his insight and influence, fencing changed from an art of war to a sport.

Considered by many to be the greatest fencing master of the 18thcentury, Angelo served as court instructor to the Princes, the Duke of Gloucester and Henry Federic, to whom the book is dedicated. Of special contemporary interest, particularly to martial artists, is the section on disarming.

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