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    William Young. The Fencer's Manual; Being a Series of Introductory Lessons to the Art of Fencing, With Lithographic Plates Illustrative of the Principal Parades. Chatham: Printed by James Burrill, 1840. First edition. Octavo. Half calf over marbled boards. A near fine copy.

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    William Young. The Fencer's Manual; Being a Series of Introductory Lessons to the Art of Fencing, With Lithographic Plates illustrative of the Principal Parades. Chatham: Printed by James Burrill, 1840. First edition. Octavo. Forty-seven pages plus twelve numbered lithographs in rear. Bound in half calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered black leather label on spine. Spine bands with gilt decorative borders. Bookplate on front pastedown with offsetting to front free, old Soviet bookseller sticker on rear pastedown with offsetting, "2 28" in ink on top right corner of front endpaper, light wear to boards and leather, else fine copy. Scarce, one copy located in the National Art Library of Great Britain.



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