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Nicolaes Petter’s Clear instructions in the excellent Art of Grappling By Reinier van Noort
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Nicolaes Petter, from Mommenheim, was a wine seller in Amsterdam, who was known far and wide for his great skill in breaking glass roemers using only his voice. In addition to that, he was quite a... More > famous grappler, as well. To preserve the Worstel-konst, or art of grappling, that he invented, he decided to publish a book describing it. To illustrate this work, he commissioned the famous painter and engraver Romeyn de Hooge. While Petter unfortunately died in 1672, before he could see his treatise published, his student, Robert Cors, completed and published the work in 1674. In this book, Reinier van Noort presents his clear English translation of Petter’s Worstel-Konst, along with a biography of Nicolaes Petter and Robert Cors, and a brief discussion of the work. In addition, this book contains a complete set of Romeyn de Hooge’s beautiful illustrations, digitally enhanced, and in high resolution.< Less
Klare Onderrichtinge der Voortreffelijcke Worstel-konst By Nicolaes Petter
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Shin tai ryu uitgave van Klare Onderrichtinge der Voortreffelijcke Worstel-konst 1674. De Shin tai ryu is een academie voor traditionele Japanse krijgskunsten en klassieke Chinese filosofie. Deze... More > uitgave is de oudste ongewapende martiale kunst van Nederland. Zwart-wit met 71 gravures. ISBN 978-1-4710-3656-9.< Less
Nicolaes Petter - German Translation 1814 By J. F. Lurman
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In 1814 a German translation was published of a Netherlands print of Petter’s book. It was printed in Berlin by Louis Quien: "Das Ringerbuch von dem beruhmten Faustfechter und Ringer... More > Nicolaus Petter". The book had only 32 pages containing only text and was meant for the students of the Berlinische Turnanstalt (Berlin Gymnastics Institute). The translation and additional text were from the hand of J. F. Lurman. The original copyright page and foreword are not included and neither are the 71 etchings by Romeyn de Hooghe.< Less
De Scypho Vitreo per certum humanae vocis sonum fracto - The Dutch translation By Daniel Georg Morhof
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The well-known wine merchant Nicolaes Petter practiced and taught wrestling in the basement of his house. Petter was also known for his ability to break a glass with just the sound of his voice. This... More > phenomenon was first described by Daniel Georg Morhof (1639-1691). Morhof’s letter is seen as a very important historical document. It is also popular with practitioners of Renaissance martial arts and other people studying or interested in Nicolaes Petter.< Less

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