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35: Lorenz De Rada. Nobleza De La Espada

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35: Lorenz De Rada. Nobleza De La Espada

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LORENZ DE RADA, Francisco. [Nobleza de la espada, cuyo esplendor se expressa en tres libros]. Libro tercere. Experiencia del instrumento armigero espada. Madrid, D. Martinez Abad, 1705. 4to. 19th century gilt half leather. Engraved frontispiece and 61 full-p. engraved plates. (8), 622 pp.
The third vol. of this very rare extensive Spanish treatise on fencing. This vol. contains by far the most textpages and plates, all depicting geometrical figures illustrating fencing movements, distances between opponents, angles, etc.
Reasonable, odd vol., complete in itself, sold w.a.f.- (Vol. 3 only; frontispiece and letterpress title backed/dam.; occ. repaired lvs and partly waterstained; a few plates cut sl. short).
Pardoel 1559; En Garde 21; Thimm p. 235, Vigeant p. 108 and Castle p. XXIII, all listing the vol. as a separate publication, without mentioning Libro tercero in the title.
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35: Lorenz De Rada. Nobleza De La Espada

Estimate €600 - €800
Oct 24, 2009
Starting Price €450
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0035: 35: Lorenz De Rada. Nobleza De La Espada

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Est. €600 - €800Starting Price €450
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Lot 0035 Details

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LORENZ DE RADA, Francisco. [Nobleza de la espada, cuyo esplendor se expressa en tres libros]. Libro tercere. Experiencia del instrumento armigero espada. Madrid, D. Martinez Abad, 1705. 4to. 19th century gilt half leather. Engraved frontispiece and 61 full-p. engraved plates. (8), 622 pp.
The third vol. of this very rare extensive Spanish treatise on fencing. This vol. contains by far the most textpages and plates, all depicting geometrical figures illustrating fencing movements, distances between opponents, angles, etc.
Reasonable, odd vol., complete in itself, sold w.a.f.- (Vol. 3 only; frontispiece and letterpress title backed/dam.; occ. repaired lvs and partly waterstained; a few plates cut sl. short).
Pardoel 1559; En Garde 21; Thimm p. 235, Vigeant p. 108 and Castle p. XXIII, all listing the vol. as a separate publication, without mentioning Libro tercero in the title.

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