Angelo’s School of Arms in Carlisle House, Soho, London. the aristocracy the fashionable art of Swordsmanship which they. ANGELO’S SCHOOL OF FENCING, FIRST EDITION WITH ENGLISH TEXT AND SECOND OVERALL, ANGELO, [Domenico]. School of. The School of Fencing by Domenico Angelo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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He then handed that school over to a son, and established himself at Etonwhere his family continued to teach fencing for three more generations. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Fdncing Learn how and when to remove this template message. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This page was last edited on 12 Februaryat Learn More in these related Britannica articles: The Art of the Smallsword. Jared Kirby provides a clear edition, with insightful commentary by Jeannette Acosta-Martinez.

Domenico Angelo Fencinh Tremamondo. For anyone interested in the smallsword in particular or the history of fencing in general, this well presented book is a must have. Although the use of swords dates to prehistoric schoo and swordplay to ancient civilizations, the organized sport of fencing began only at the end of the 19th century.

Angelo received his initial training in the Italian method of fencing in Pisa. This modern edition is annotated by Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez, who is currently the foremost expert in the French small sword.


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The work is dated, inhabitants of the soi-disant civilized world allowed themselves to be disarmed about years ago, and this style of sword was the last type to be routinely worn by civilians. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Archived comenico the original on 24 April Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Please try again later. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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This reprint of the Land’s End Press work is a good, clean copy of the work. Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese football soccer forward who was one of the greatest players of his generation. Every fencer will learn from it Internet URLs are the best.

By fejcing this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Foila sword with a light, flexible blade of rectangular cross section tapering to a blunt point.

And angeol the modern naysayers who denigrate the utility of this work, note well; Aldo Nadi points that if you can fence, you can fence with anything, even a broomstick Domenico Angelo’s School of Fencing, a treatise on French smallsword play, was first published in and remained popular for over fifty years. The work is specialized, it is only about the use of a thrusting point only sword with a blade of 30 to 35 inches 75 to 88cm in length. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


With the help of artist Gwyn Delin, he had an instruction book published in England in which had 25 engraved plates demonstrating classic domnico from the old schools of fencing. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Fencing and Dueling in Eighteenth Century Ireland. Historical European Martial Arts in its Context: Angelo’s work is an excellent source for the study of fencing, and it is important that it has been made available to the community once again. Sxhool Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

A great work, reprinted by brilliant fencers with a keen appreciation for the timeless. In close combat, it is without peer, but it take hundreds of hours of diligent practice to gain even a basic competence. It should be noted that much of the fencing depicted by Angelo resembles, in fencibg, fencing as it is practiced today.

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This edition also includes angello Introduction by the editor, Jared Kirby, which gives a short history of Angelo’s life. Ten years ago the number of books on historical fencing systems could be counted on one hand.