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Rare illustrated work on fencing

THOMASE, Eualdo.
Tratado de esgrima a pie y a caballo, en que se enseña por principios el menajo del Florete ó juego de la espada. Que se usa en el dia, adornado con diez y seis laminas gravadas en conbre.
Barcelona, Narcisa Dorca, 1823. 8vo. 16 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary wrappers. 71 pp.
€ 1,950
First and only edition of a work on fencing by Eualdo Thomase. It includes a short history of fencing, its rules, positions and excercises, illustrated with 16 clear and instructive plates of fencing pairs.
Good copy, with the bookplate of Jack Gorlin. Thimm p.289; Palau 331794.
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