A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword Wherein the most necessary parts thereof are plainly laid down; Chiefly for Gentlemen, Promoters and Lovers of that Science in North America. Shewing Also, How necessary it is for all Gentlemen to learn it. Handmade Williamsburg Letter Press Copy

By: Edward Blackwell

Price: $115.00

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Book Condition: Near Very Good


Near Very Good Handmade Marble Paper Williamsburg Virginia handmade Limited Edition Single Copy C.1987 Letterpress copy of a 1734 Williamsburg Letterpress 91 pp early Colonial American manual of self defense and short sword fighting. Made in the Williamsburg Stationary shop on the same press the original was made .Clean not a library copy sewn in binding with cord. Marble paper covers some slight loss at head and tail and small tear at top with snipped leading edge of front cover. Internally very good, No signatures or writing and the letterpress is so sharp you can almost read it by touching your fingers over text.. How many Founding Fathers from Virginia had this classic American manual of self defense. Many young men of George Washington's era might have known this.Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books Five Star Customer Service

Title: A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword Wherein the most necessary parts thereof are plainly laid down; Chiefly for Gentlemen, Promoters and Lovers of that Science in North America. Shewing Also, How necessary it is for all Gentlemen to learn it. Handmade Williamsburg Letter Press Copy

Author Name: Edward Blackwell

Categories: Dutch and Colonial New York / New England / Virginia / French Quebec, American Revolution / French & Indian War, North American Folklore and Supernatural,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Williamsburg Virginia, William Parks: 1987

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Very Good

Seller ID: 9000105

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