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A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword by Edward Blackwell - Paperback - First Thus - 1987 - from Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books (SKU: 9000105)

A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword

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A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword: Handmade Colonial Williamsburg Letterpress Copy

by Edward Blackwell

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Near Very Good Clean Handmade Marble Paper Williamsburg Virginia handmade Limited Edition Single Copy C.1987 handmade 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.Handmade in every manner.. 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 since 1977

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Bookseller
Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9000105
Title
A Compleat System of Fencing: Or, The Art of Defence, In the Use of the Small- Sword
Author
Edward Blackwell
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
William Parks
Place of Publication
Williamsburg Virginia
Date published
1987
Keywords
knife fighting sword fighting short sword dueling williamsburg virginia letterpress williamsburg printing self defence american sword making american swords george washington williamsburg
Bookseller catalogs
North American Folklore and Supernatural; Dutch and Colonial New York / New England / Virginia / French Quebec; American Revolution / French & Indian War;
Size
8vo

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