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The Victorian Fencing Primer By Patrick Breitenbach
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A collection of three introductory books on foil fencing from the late 1800s. This book is perfect for anyone interested in historical small sword, foil, or rapier fencing. All three of the texts in... More > this collection are aimed at beginner fencers, but they also include tips and tricks that can useful for any skill level. "The All- England Series: Fencing" By Colmore Dunn, "Modern Fencing" by Griffiths, and "Spalding's Fencing" by Breck were all carefully transcribed from original copies of the books to ensure the accuracy of each reproduction. With more than fifty illustrations from the original texts, this is an excellent collection for studying small sword.< Less
Sabre Fencing on Horseback By Christopher Holzman
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Sabre Fencing on Horseback is an English translation of fencing master Cav. Ferdinando Masiello's 1891 book, "La Scherma di Sciabola a Cavallo." This book presents a course in the mounted... More > use of the sabre, in the method of Maestro Giuseppe Radaelli. The course consists of solo and paired drills that teach the cavalry soldier use of the sabre against cavalry and infantry.< Less
A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY By RICHARD BURTON
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By Sir Richard Burton
A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY By RICHARD BURTON
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By Sir Richard Burton
A Terrific Combat!!! Theatrical Duels, Brawls and Battles, 1800-1920 By Tony Wolf
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“A Terrific Combat!!!” is an anthology of commentaries on stage fighting during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Shakespeare’s works were the life’s blood of the great... More > metropolitan theatres and rough-and-tumble melodramas played to packed houses. Full of colourful anecdotes and insights and illustrated with over one hundred rare photographs and drawings, "A Terrific Combat!!!" offers many hours of amusement and enlightenment. "I love this book. It is a little gem and it makes a unique addition to the range of books on the theatre, an homage to stage fighters from all ages." - William Hobbs< Less
The Sword and the Pen: Two Swashbuckling Stories By Egerton Castle
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Egerton Castle, famous as a pioneer of the late-Victorian revival of Elizabethan swordsmanship, was also a very accomplished novelist. "The Sword and the Pen" compiles Castle's two greatest... More > short stories of swashbuckling romance and intrigue, both set at the turn of the 1600s. "My Rapier and My Daughter" is a witty, lighthearted tale of star-crossed lovers, played out almost entirely within the rapier fencing academy of Master Vincentio Saviolo. "The Great Todescan's Secret Thrust" concerns the quest of a young English bravo to learn the invincible killing stroke of a mysterious master swordsman. As a bonus, Tony Wolf's biographical essay "Egerton Castle, the Romantic Swordsman" describes Castle's many achievements as a Renaissance man of the late 19th century. Highly recommended for all lovers of fencing fiction!< Less
The Sword and The Pen: Two Swashbuckling Stories By Egerton Castle
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Egerton Castle, famous as a pioneer of the late-Victorian revival of Elizabethan swordsmanship, was also a very accomplished novelist. "The Sword and the Pen" compiles Castle's two... More > greatest short stories of swashbuckling romance and intrigue, both set at the turn of the 1600s. "My Rapier and My Daughter" is a witty, lighthearted tale of star-crossed lovers, played out almost entirely within the rapier fencing academy of Master Vincentio Saviolo. "The Great Todescan's Secret Thrust" concerns the quest of a young English bravo to learn the invincible killing stroke of a mysterious master swordsman. As a bonus, Tony Wolf's biographical essay "Egerton Castle, the Romantic Swordsman" describes Castle's many achievements as a Renaissance man of the late 19th century. Highly recommended for all lovers of fencing fiction!< Less
E.B. Mitchell's Boxing (1889) By Martial Arts Reconstruction Organization
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Once part of a larger volume (Fencing, Boxing, and Wrestling), E.B. Mitchell's book outlines the style of boxing he was taught by his teacher, Mike Donnelly--the foremost boxing "professor"... More > of the late 19th century. Mitchell was himself a winner of the Queensberry Cup, considered the most prestigious of the amateur boxing competitions in Victorian England.< Less
Health, Exercise, and Amusement (1895) By "Professor" William Miller
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William Miller was one of the best athletes of the late 19th century. He held, at one time or another, titles in Greco-Roman wrestling, boxing, saber fencing, long distance walking, and... More > weightlifting, taught courses in club swinging, and was an accomplished gymnast. He faced all of the top athletes of his day--Muldoon, Ross, Dinnie, Whistler, Goss, Pennell, and countless others. This book is a result of his years of experience in every aspect of Victorian physical culture.< Less
I Love Charlotte Brontë By Michelle Daly
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COLETTE MURPHY is a twenty-eight-year-old care worker who lives at home with her father and brothers. The family is of Irish-Catholic descent and live in a close neighbourhood in the heart of... More > Liverpool. Colette has a special bond with Maisie, one of the residents in the home where she works and is stunned when the old lady dies and leaves her a cottage in Ireland. With Maisie’s legacy and the inspiration of a Victorian novelist, Colette decides to up sticks and set up home with her best friend, Marion. On their first morning in rural Ireland, they waken to a herd of cattle congregating at the back fence. Marion is convinced she will be eaten by them and Colette feeds them soda bread because she thinks they look hungry. This book is about their adventure and how they adapt to life in another country.< Less

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