Angelo’s School of Arms in Carlisle House, Soho, London. the aristocracy the fashionable art of Swordsmanship which they. ANGELO’S SCHOOL OF FENCING, FIRST EDITION WITH ENGLISH TEXT AND SECOND OVERALL, ANGELO, [Domenico]. School of. The School of Fencing by Domenico Angelo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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However, in the revival of interest in older styles of fencing, the 18th and 19th centuries have tended to be overlooked.

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Views Read Edit View history. Get to Know Us. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. The work is specialized, it oof only about the use of a thrusting point only sword with a blade of 30 to 35 inches 75 to 88cm in length. Thank You for Your Contribution! The Best Books of Ten years ago the number of books on historical fencing systems fencinv be counted on one hand.

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Considered by many to be the greatest fencing master of the 18thcentury, Angelo served as court romenico to the Princes, the Duke of Gloucester and Henry Federic, to whom the book is dedicated.

Not Evangelist, not Gaugler, not Faulkner.

The Lands End Press copy sits on my shelf. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Foila sword with a light, flexible blade of rectangular cross section tapering to a blunt point. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? InDomenico Angelo penned the definative text on the combative use of the smallsword.

Despite their mastery of the weapon, none of these men have come close to explaining the art of fencing in such great detail as Angelo. Survey of London volume 33 The Parish of St. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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In Angelo turned the school over to one of his sons and took a position at Eton College. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Jared Kirby provides a clear edition, with insightful commentary by Jeannette Acosta-Martinez.

Jeannette Acosta-Martinez outdid themselves. He lives in New York City.

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As a result of his insight and influence, fencing changed from an art of war to a sport. Looking for beautiful books? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Given this, the book is only of interest to historians, classical fencers, sport fencers looking for their roots, and other martial artists interested in expanding their repetoire.

Google [Bot] and 0 guests. Her additions to this edition help clarify Angelo’s text for the modern reader. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Description ‘Domenico Angelo’s book, complete with diagrams, embodies the ideas of an era.

Or, the Use of the Small Sword. Board index All times are UTC. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. And for the modern naysayers who denigrate the utility of this work, note well; Aldo Nadi points that if you can fence, you can fence with anything, even a broomstick Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.