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The Sword Prince: The Romantic Life of Colonel Monstery, American Champion-at-Arms

ByCaptain Frederick Whittaker

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Originally published in the year 1882, "The Sword Prince" is the stranger-than-fiction biography of Danish-American swordmaster, boxer, duelist and soldier of fortune, Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery. <p> Biographer Frederick Whittaker follows his subject from his boyhood years as a cadet in the Danish Navy, through his education in physical culture and swordsmanship at the great European military academies, and thence into his wild career as a sword-for-hire and adventurer in the USA and in Spanish America. </p><p> Colonel Monstery's life was a switchback of soaring victories and crushing defeats, punctuated by duels of honor against a range of desperate adversaries in many exotic locations. </p><p> This enhanced re-publication includes fifty sketches and photographs illustrating the life and times of the Sword Prince, supplemented by a new biographical essay and a bibliography. </p><p> Colonel Monstery is truly one of America's forgotten heroes of swordsmanship.</p>

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Publication Date
Jun 25, 2007
Language
English
Category
Sports
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Captain Frederick Whittaker

Specifications

Pages
123
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
A4 (8.27 x 11.69 in / 210 x 297 mm)

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