The compleat fencing-master

in which is fully described the whole guards, parades & lessons belonging to the small-sword : as also the best rules for playing against either artists or ignorants with blunts or sharps : together with directions how to behave in a single combat on horse-back : illustrated with figures representing the most necessary postures
  • 197 Pages
  • 3.62 MB
  • English

Printed for Dorman Newman ... , London
Fencing -- Early works to
Other titlesThe compleat fencing master, The Scots fencing master, Compleat small-swordsman
Statementby Sir W. Hope, Kt
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 149:5
The Physical Object
Pagination22, 197 [i.e. 167], [17] p., [12] leaves of folded plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16881374M

Sep 06,  · The Scots fencing-master, or, Compleat small-sword-man in which you have first, the defensive part secondly, the offensive part thirdly the parades guards belonging to the small sword () [William Hope] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. EARLY HISTORY OF MILITARY, WAR AND WEAPONRY.

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By Sir W. Hope, Kt. [William Hope] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible Author: William Hope.

Bibliography. Thimm, Carl Albert A complete bibliography of fencing and duelling: as practised by all European nations from the middle ages to the present day published H[OPE] (W[illiam]). - Scots Fencing Master, or a Compleat small-swordman, in which is fully Described the whole Guards, Parades, and Lessons belonging to the Small-Sword, &c.

Hope is the author of many works on fencing, but the The Compleat Fencing-Master is undoubtedly his most complete and important treatise, as well as the first book on this topic to be published in Britain. A true manual for fencers, the text clearly epitomises the body of practical knowledge surrounding the discipline and remained the standard Brand: Prph Books.

Online Historical Fencing Manuals & Texts of the Doctrina Armorum "Their works remain the foundation for our knowledge of the martial arts" - Sydney Anglo, ARMA Senior Advisor.

See a complete listing of known surviving Medieval & Renaissance titles here. Other manuals are available online at Wiktenauer. Get this The compleat fencing-master book a library. The sword-man's vade-mecum: or, A preservative against the surprize of a sudden attack with sharps: Being a reduction of the most essential, necessary and practical part of fencing, into a few special rules, with their reasons, which all sword-men should have in their memories when they are to engage, but more especially if it be with sharps.

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The Sword-Man's Vade-Mecum: Or, a Preservative Against the Surprize of a Sudden Attack With Sharps [microform]: Being a Reduction of the Most Essential, Necessary and Practical Part of Fencing, Into a Few Special Rules, With Their Reasons, Which All Sword-Men Should Have in Their Memories When They Are to Engage, But More Especially If It Be With Sharps.

The Gentleman's Tutor for the Small Sword: Or, the Compleat English Fencing Master. Containing the Truest and Plainest Rules for Learning That Noble.

by Henry Blackwell Hardcover Book Description No description is available. THE COMPLEAT FENCING-MASTER. (Scots fencing-master). in which is fully describ’d all the guards, parades and lessons belonging to the small-sword; as, also the best rules for playing against either Artists or others, with blunts or sharps.

In this first book was re-issued under the title The Compleat Fencing Master, printed in London. It is almost entirely the same book, with only very minor changes. As far as I am aware, The Fencing Master's Advice to his Scholar was also published at this time.

This book, which is set out in an entertaining "dialogue" form, covers the. The Scots Fencing Master. The Art of Defence and Pursuit, With the viewyoursitedemo.combed in a Dialogue between a Scholar and a Master, of that Art.

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Author: William Hope, Gentleman. Date: This was Sir William's first text, written at the age of 27, and contains all he knew at that time about the common method of small-sword fencing.

This book is largely a reprint of Hope’s earlier work, the Scots Fencing Master, or Compleat Small-Swordman, An excellent work, highly recommended. An excellent work, highly recommended. Hope was an astute amateur, and his observations on fencing concepts are valuable to both the historical and modern fencer.

The Fencing Master may also refer to: The Fencing Master (Dumas novel), a nineteenth century novel by Alexandre Dumas; The Fencing Master () is a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte set in Spain at the middle of the 19th century. Amid the political turmoil of the Glorious Revolution where conspiracy and intrigue are commonplace, fencing master Don Jaime Astarloa tries to live as he always has.

"The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte is a throwback to another time in fact, even within the time setting of the story, the protagonist (a fencing master, go figure) is a throwback to another time, an era of pure honor and purer scruples/5.

The novel The Fencing Master is a story about an aging master of the art of fencing who finds himself involved in a murder mystery. The story begins in mid nineteenth century Madrid.

Don Jaime Astarloa is the most renowned fencing master in Madrid. He has dedicated his entire adult life to the art. Dec 17,  · Folks, I'm offering for sale an original seventeenth-century copy of one of William Hope's fencing manuals, either The Scots Fencing Master or The Compleat Fencing-Master.

Unfortunately, it's missing its title page, which is the only way to distinguish the two books; the sheets for both are identical. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Gentleman's Tutor for the Small Sword: Or, the Compleat English Fencing Master.

Containing the Truest and Plainest Rules for Learning That Noble A at Notable English works in the collection are two titles by the "Scots Fencing Master" Sir William Hope, whose treatises The Compleat Fencing Master (London, ) and A New, Short, and Easy Method of Fencing (Edinburgh, ) were among the most celebrated English fencing works in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

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The Fencing Master Arturo Perez-Reverte, Author Buy this book is Madrid's greatest fencing master, eking out a threadbare living in this age of the pistol by teaching the sons of the. The Complete Fencing Master: In which is fully described the whole.

Guards, Parades and Lessons. Belonging to the Small Sword. as, also, the best Rules for Playing against either Artists or others, with Blunts or Sharps. Books shelved as fencing: The Art and Science of Fencing by Nick Evangelista, By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers.

Aug 10,  · The book "Angler" also known as "The Compleat Angler" was written by Izaak Walton and first published in but as the years went on, the author made several additions to.

(Sir William Hope, The Compleat Fencing-Master, ) sounding board A person to whom new concepts and ideas are presented for his reaction or opinion. A sounding board is a structure which reflects sound back to an audience.

Its figurative usage was illustrated in Atlantic, Now, it is clear that the book with the most mysterious. Jan 25,  · And yet years later, Lewis Carroll, author of the book in which the Mother Goose character Humpty-Dumpty makes that linguistic assertion, wrote, ''You know, words mean more than.

The phrase is also found in Sir William Hope's The Compleat Fencing Master, "What he doth, he doth by rule of Thumb, and not by Art". James Kelly's The Complete Collection of Scottish Proverbs,includes: "No Rule so good as Rule of Thumb, if it hit", meaning a practical approximation.

Jun 26,  · Hope (Sir William). The Compleat Fencing-Master: In which is fully described the whole Guards, Parades and Lessons belonging to the Small-Sword; as also the best rules for playing against either artists or others, with blunts or sharps.

The Gentleman's Tutor for the Small Sword: Or, the Compleat English Fencing Master. Containing the Truest and Plainest Rules for Learning that Noble Art. In 13 Various Lessons Between Master and Scholar.

Adorn'd with Several Curious Postures, Volume 16 [Reprint] (*) Henry Blackwell. Big “thank you” for including our family’s efforts to share the knowledge.

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Though the 19th-century politics in the book may resonate more with a Spanish audience than with English readers, the moral at the heart of The Fencing Master is universal: "to be honest, or at least honorable--anything, indeed, that has its roots in the word honor." In this, Don Jaime and Arturo Pérez-Reverte both succeed.

In THE FENCING MASTER, the protagonist, Don Jaime Astarloa, is an honored and honorable aging fencing master, and the female lead is a lovely, mysterious woman, Adela de Otero, of almost 30 years, who is already more than adept at fencing, but who wants to learn from the maestro an 'unstoppable thrust' that he has developed.A Bolognese fencing master, he published his book "Opera Nova" in and Marozzo's study included single dagger, single sword, sword and buckler, case of swords, sword and cloak, sword and dagger, and other combinations.

Like most early masters he also covered polearms. Marozzo included a whole chapter on dedicated to honor.Arturo Perez-Reverte does not disappoint in “The Fencing Master,” one of his earliest and best novels (). Don Jaime, a man of advanced middle age, is a respected fencing master in Madrid ina time when a sword is no longer the weapon of choice/5(28).