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Fencing, duel, weapons

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First edition, Signed book

Théophile GAUTIER

Le capitaine Fracasse

Charpentier, Paris 1863, 12x18cm, 2 volumes reliés.

Rare and sought after first edition, according to Clouzot, especially in contemporary binding
Bindings in half shagreen bottle green, back with four nerves adorned with golden and black nets, plates of marbled paper, guards and counterplates of paper in the tank, two slight scratches without [...]

9 000 €

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First edition, Signed book

[ESCRIME] Brevet de Maître du sieur Léger élève de M. Radulphe Pierre.

janvier 1834, 32x50cm, une feuille.

Master’s Certificate (or Brevet) of sieur Léger, a student of M. Radulphe Pierre
January 1834 | 32 x 50 cm | one leaf
A very nice illustrated certificate in coated watercolors, gum and manuscript, of a master fencer, signed by all the masters of the garrison at Ancona (66th Infantry [...]

800 €

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First edition, Signed book


Le comte de Provence à Brunoy (1774-1791). Recherches sur les fêtes, le théâtre, les chasses et ...

Jean Schemit, Paris 1909, 20x26,5cm, broché.

First Edition printed 300 copies numbered and justified by the publisher.
Slightly insolated back with small tears, small marginal tears with tiny gaps on the fragile parchment cover covering the boards.
Illustrated book of 28 plates inset and 24 in-text reproductions.

80 €

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First edition

Egerton CASTLE

L'escrime et les escrimeurs depuis le Moyen Age jusqu'au XVIIIème siècle

Paul Ollendorf, Paris 1888, 20,5x26,5cm, reliure souple de l'éditeur.

First edition in French, translated by Albert Fierlants, one of 50 numbered copies on Hollande paper, the only large paper copies.
Publisher’s flexible light brown cloth, upper cover decorated with fencing motifs, small black spots to upper cover, blue paper endpapers and pastedowns, top [...]

1 500 €

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First edition, Signed book

Antony Docteur CHIPAULT

Fractures par armes à feu. Expectation, résection sous-périostée, évidement, amputation ...

Germer Baillière, Paris 1872, relié.

first edition.
Bound in red half shagreen, spine raised on four bands set with double gilded nets decorated with double cold boxes ornamented with golden jewel in their centers, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper to the tank, then binding .
Signed autograph Antony [...]

450 €

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L'épée et le duel

Flammarion, Paris s.d. (circa 1900), 14x19,5cm, relié.

New edition, partly original.
Bound in half morocco long grain orange, smooth spine gilt decorated with two cartridges, original golden tail, minor light scratches on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head, contemporary binding [...]

150 €

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Combat du Chevalier d'Eon [joint] Cercle de l'Escrime - Assaut du 12 janvier 1895

Encre sur papier 1895, Dessin : 27x21 cm / Programme : 22x28 cm, Une feuille et un feuillet remplié.

Battle of the Chevalier d’éon. Original ink drawing [with] Cercle de l'Escrime – Assaut du 12 janvier 1895
1895| 27 x 21 cm | one drawing
Original ink drawing showing the duel between the Chevalier d'éon – dressed as a woman – and Monsieur de Saint-Georges, which [...]

1 500 €

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La bibliographie de l'escrime ancienne et moderne

Motteroz, Paris 1882, 13,5x20cm, broché.

First edition, one of 270 numbered copies on vélin, the only printing with 10 Whatman, 20 Japon and 30 Chine.
Spine slightly cracked to foot, otherwise a good and rare copy.

350 €

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