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    Seventy-two Engravings
    on Fencing and the Art of War

    J. de St. Martin. L'Art de Faire des Armes Réduit a Ses Vrais Principes. A Vienne: De L'Imprimerie de Janne Schrämble, 1804. First edition. Two parts in one quarto volume. [vi], XII, [2], 91; iv, 57 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author and seventy-two engraved plates, two of which are folding. Full calf with gilt ruled borders on covers, gilt rules and star designs on spine, patterned endpapers. Boards rubbed, scratched, and lightly warped; corners and edges bumped, front joint cracked, rear joint starting; small holograph pencil numbers on front fly-leaf, previous owners' names (one struck out) in ink on title page; pages foxed, soiled, toned, and lightly cockled; otherwise in very good condition.

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    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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