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The Noble Science Volume 2 By Mark Hillyard
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The journal for the discerning and gentle practitioner. Containing diverse papers on the native European Arts and Sciences of Defence
The Noble Science Volume 1 By MI Hillyard
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The journal for the discerning and gentle practitioner. Containing diverse papers on the native European Arts and Sciences of Defence.
shuttle and cage By Ewan MacColl
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'The Shuttle & Cage' is a reprint of a WMA publication from 1956 of Industrial Folk Song, edited by Ewan MacColl.
Fencing Through the Ages By Adolphe Corthey
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Adolphe Corthey's meticulous research into the styles of fencing of former times were translated into public demonstrations which astonished the general public and helped to popularise fencing as a... More > sport. These demonstration events were hugely popular throughout the Continent and even the famous British fencing historian Alfred Hutton was invited to participate. This volume collects two of Corthey's most influential works. In Fencing through the Ages, Corthey traces the history of swordsmanship from primitive times through a series of development to culminate in the modern art. His On the Subject of the Transformation of the Combat Sword is an argument to alter the shape of the duelling sword in order to take advantage of previous hundred years of the development of fencing theory. Included also are a number of items from the contemporary press reporting on these demonstration events and a brief biography of Corthey from a who's who of the nineteenth century fencing world.< Less
Fencing Through the Ages By Adolphe Corthey
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Adolphe Corthey's meticulous research into the styles of fencing of former times were translated into public demonstrations which astonished the general public and helped to popularise fencing as a... More > sport. These demonstration events were hugely popular throughout the Continent and even the famous British fencing historian Alfred Hutton was invited to participate. This volume collects two of Corthey's most influential works. In Fencing through the Ages, Corthey traces the history of swordsmanship from primitive times through a series of development to culminate in the modern art. His On the Subject of the Transformation of the Combat Sword is an argument to alter the shape of the duelling sword in order to take advantage of previous hundred years of the development of fencing theory. Included also are a number of items from the contemporary press reporting on these demonstration events and a brief biography of Corthey from a who's who of the nineteenth century fencing world.< Less
Italian Chivalric Code By Christopher Holzman, Achille Angelini
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This dueling code, by Lt. Gen. Achille Angelini, was originally published in Firenze, Italy, in 1883. It explores the moral, social, and legal issues of honor and the reparation of honor in the... More > Kingdom of Italy, that sometimes required members of polite society to commit the crime of the duel to vindicate their honor. Angelini's code also include clear instructions on how to conduct the dispute and the duel, with sword, sabre, or pistol.< Less
La Canne Royale By Chris Slee, Larribeau, Eugène Humé
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La Canne holds a unique position in the development of martial arts in the nineteenth century. It was at once a weapon for self-defense taught in the boxing and savate clubs across France and Belgium... More > as well as a tool for gymnastics and physical education. The canne was taught to the officer class in military academies and to children in public schools. This volume presents two mid-century methods for learning the canne which encompass both these aspects of its use. Larribeau's 1856 A New Theory of the Art of the Canne concentrates more on self-defence and introduces lessons against a mannequin as a teaching method. Humé's 1862 Treatise and Theory of La Canne Royale centres more on the gymnastic and athletic aspects of the canne. Both provide a fascinating insight into the canne before it was codified by Vigny and incorporated into the composite English martial art of Bartitsu.< Less
La Canne Royale By Chris Slee, Larribeau, Eugène Humé
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La Canne holds a unique position in the development of martial arts in the nineteenth century. It was at once a weapon for self-defense taught in the boxing and savate clubs across France and Belgium... More > as well as a tool for gymnastics and physical education. The canne was taught to the officer class in military academies and to children in public schools. This volume presents two mid-century methods for learning the canne which encompass both these aspects of its use. Larribeau's 1856 A New Theory of the Art of the Canne concentrates more on self-defence and introduces lessons against a mannequin as a teaching method. Humé's 1862 Treatise and Theory of La Canne Royale centres more on the gymnastic and athletic aspects of the canne. Both provide a fascinating insight into the canne before it was codified by Vigny and incorporated into the composite English martial art of Bartitsu.< Less
Secrets of the Sword Alone By Chris Slee
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A modern English translation of Henry de Sainct-Didier's 1573 fencing training manual. Sainct-Didier taught a style of swordsmanship informed by more than two decades as a soldier on the battlefields... More > of France's Italian Wars. He demonstrates techniques which are straight forward and direct, without the niceties of the Italian and Spanish salles of the period. This is a textbook of lesson plans teaching basic cuts and thrusts, how to counter them, and the ways to respond to and defeat these defenses. It is written so that each action builds step by step into complex two-person drills in which initiative passes back and forth between the combatants. No interpretation of Sainct-Didier's text has been attempted, allowing his words to stand on their own merits.< Less
Sabre Fencing By Christopher Holzman, Salvatore Pecoraro, Carlo Pessina
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A translation of the 1912 book Sabre Fencing, by Salvatore Pecoraro and Carlo Pessina. This book replaced the sabre section of the Maestro Parise's book as the sabre text for the Italian Army's... More > fencing masters school, and officially reinstated a variety of Radaellian sabre as the scuola magistrale method.< Less