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The Art of Defence on Foot with the Broad Sword and Sabre


First published in 1804, intended for civilians wanting to learn to fence with the sabre, broadsword or spadroon.  Illustrated - 21 digitally enhanced originals. Original text is reproduced in a modern typesetting, aimed at current students and enthusiasts of Historical Martial Arts.





Paperback    £24.50
9781937439309 | Published: 2017
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Iberian Swordplay


First publication of 1599 manuscript by Portuguese master-at-arms Domingo Luis Godinho entitled Arte de Esgrima (The Art of Fencing).Tim Rivera provides detailed introduction explaining Godinho's relationship to earlier sword masters, and a short primer on the various weapons, guards, parries, footwork and terminology of the tradition.22 b&w illus.





Paperback    £26.50
9781937439330 | Published: 2017
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Ridolfo Capoferro's The Art and Practice of Fencing


With this book, expert researcher and rapier instructor Tom Leoni offers a full, accurate and accessible English translation of Ridolfo Capoferro's teachings in the Great Representation of the Art and Practice of Fencing, complete with high-resolution reproductions of the 43 original illustrations. To make the book even more useful, Tom has included bullet-point synopses of all the actions illustrated by Capoferro, as well as a glossary of rapier-fencing terms with examples referring the reader to how they are used in the text.





Paperback    £20.00
9780982591192 | Published: 2011
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Swordplay


Translation of illustrated 1595 Dutch manuscript Schermkunst (Swordplay).  Discusses fencing with single sword, rapier and dagger, rapier and buckler, halberd, and full pike. Translated and contextualised by Reinier van Noort, a respected Dutch swordsman, instructor and researcher. 39 colour illustrations.





Paperback    £29.00
9781937439262 | Published: 2017
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Venetian Rapier


This book takes you to the fencing School, or Salle, of celebrated renaissance rapier Master Nicoletto Giganti of Venice, one among the period teachers leaving instructions on the use of this weapon. More uniquely, his 1606 text The School, or Salle is a veritable training curriculum, with its stepwise lessons and easy-to-follow explanations on the use of the rapier alone and rapier and dagger. This faithful translation of Giganti's The School by internationally-known rapier teacher Tom Leoni includes the complete text, original illustrations, and an introduction on rapier fencing that will make Giganti's text easy to follow.





Paperback    £16.00
9780982591123 | Published: 2010
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