The School of Fencing: A Facsimile of Domenico Angelo’s 1765 Edition


The first colour facsimile of Domenico Angelo’s most famous fencing work.

The School of Fencing is a colour facsimile edition of Domenico Angelo’s famous fencing manual of 1765. Such was Angelo’s reputation that he numbered several members of the British Royal family amongst his clientele, and his son's Soho-based School of Arms was noted for accepting female students.

Featuring an introduction by fencing expert Mark Hillyard, this new facsimile edition includes the parallel English and French text together with all 47 hand-coloured engravings by artist James Gwynn. It is ideal for devotees of fencing, lovers of Georgian high society, students of arms and armour, and historical reenactors and interpreters.

The first colour facsimile of Domenico Angelo’s most famous fencing work

Perfect for students of fencing, lovers of Georgian history and researchers of eighteenth-century society

Also ideal for reenactors and historical interpreters

ISBN: 978-1-913013-39-4
Dimensions: 185x300 mm
No. of pages: 160
Binding style: Hardback
Details of illustrations: 134 colour illustrations



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