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Fencing.- Olivier (J.) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play, first

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Fencing.- Olivier (J.) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play, first
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Fencing.- Olivier (Jean) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play; L'Art des Armes Simplifié..., first edition, title and text in parallel English and French, half-title, folding engraved frontispiece and 8 engraved plates by Ovenden, all but one folding, advertisement to verso of final leaf of text dated 1771 but without final 'Directions to Binder' leaf, light offsetting, contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, corners repaired, [Thimm p.211], 8vo, for John Bell, 1771.

⁂ Scarce fencing manual by the popular French fencing master Jean Olivier, who settled in London as Master of Fencing at St.Dunstan's Court, Fleet Street.
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Fencing.- Olivier (J.) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play, first

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May 26, 2022
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0286: Fencing.- Olivier (J.) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play, first

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Fencing.- Olivier (Jean) Fencing Familiarized: or, a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play; L'Art des Armes Simplifié..., first edition, title and text in parallel English and French, half-title, folding engraved frontispiece and 8 engraved plates by Ovenden, all but one folding, advertisement to verso of final leaf of text dated 1771 but without final 'Directions to Binder' leaf, light offsetting, contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, corners repaired, [Thimm p.211], 8vo, for John Bell, 1771.

⁂ Scarce fencing manual by the popular French fencing master Jean Olivier, who settled in London as Master of Fencing at St.Dunstan's Court, Fleet Street.

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