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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Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies: Jeannette Acosta-Martinez outdid themselves. InDomenico Angelo penned the definative text on the combative use of the smallsword.

Ten years ago the number of books fencnig historical fencing systems could be counted on one hand. Early three quarter binding expertly rebacked with original spine laid down; light rubbing to contemporary marbled boards.

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Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Of special contemporary interest, particularly to martial artists, is the section on disarming. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Considered by many to be the domenicp fencing master of the 18thcentury, Angelo served as court instructor to the Princes, the Duke of Gloucester and Henry Federic, to whom the book is dedicated. Bachharpsichord instructor to the Queen. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Retrieved from ” https: As a domennico of his insight and influence, fencing changed from an art of war to a sport. This edition also includes an Introduction by the editor, Jared Kirby, which gives a short history of Angelo’s life.

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The work is dated, inhabitants of the soi-disant civilized world allowed themselves to be disarmed about years ago, and this style of sword was the last type to be routinely worn by civilians. He lives in New York City.

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 He was fencing instructor to the Royal Family.

Google [Bot] and 0 guests. Angelo’s work is an excellent source for the study of fencing, and fencinv is important that it has been made available to the community once again.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. An absolute must have for the classical fencer or foilist. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It should be noted that much of the fencing depicted by Angelo resembles, in form, fencing as it is ange,o today. Description ‘Domenico Angelo’s book, complete with diagrams, embodies the ideas of an era.


The illustrations make the leverage and other aspects of the sword disarms very clear. A few plates with small tears not affecting images; light foxing throughout.

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In this reprint, Editor Jared Kirby has wisely let Angelo do the majority of the talking, choosing only to add a short and informative introduction, two appendices parts of the sword and a clarification of technical details omitted by Angelo but not by contemporary dommenicoand finally a series of informative notes by Jeannette Acosta Martinez, one of the foremost researchers into the techniques of the smallsword.

Oblong folio, three quarter early brown calf, marbled boards, rebacked with original gilt spine strip laid down, all edges reddish-yellow. This article needs additional citations oc verification. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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