19th Century Books

 

Rosaroll & Grisetti

La Scienza della Scherma

Italian

1803

Plates not included

Smallsword

Taylor, John

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

English

1804

8 plates 2 diagram

Broadsword/Sabre and adaptable for spadrron and Cut & Thrust.  Practice w/ Target, then person.  Opposing Smallsword, Spadroon, Musket and Bayonet

Brea, Manuel Antonio de

Destreza del Espadin

Spanish

1805

Plates

Smallsword

Gordon, Anthony

Treatise on the Science of Defence, for the Sword, Bayonet, and Pike, in Close Action

English

1805

Plates

Spadroon, Smallsword, Bayonet

Mathewson, Thomas

Fencing Familiarized; or, A New Treatise on the Art of the Scotch Broad Sword

English

1805

13 plates

Broadsword/ Saber, Saber vs. Bayonet

War Office, His Majesty’s

Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry

English

1805

1 illustration

Calvalry and Infantry Sabre

Gentleman

The new Hungarian broad sword exercise

English

1807

1 Illustration

Broadsword

Roland, Joseph

The Amateur of Fencing

London

1809

No Plates

Fencing Technique

Fryer, Thomas

Short and Easy Instructions…

English

1815

No plates

Broadsword and pistol

Darrow, Pierce

The Artillerist

American

1821

1 diagram

Military Saber

Malvica, Ferdinando

Epistola Sopra Il Duello

Italian

1826

No plates

On Duelling

Roland, George

An Introductory Course of Fencing

Scottish

1827

5 plates

Basic Fencing

Ghersi, Captain

Traite sur l'Art de faire des Armes

French

1830

Plates

Foil/Small sword

Angelo, Henry

Instructions for the Sword Exercise

English

1836

Illustrations

Military Sabre

Traveller, A

The Art of Duelling

English

1836

No Plates

Duelling Theory, both Smallsword and Pistol.

Carrillo, Ercole

Pensieri Sul Duello

Italian

1837

No plates

On duelling

Gambogi, Michele

Trattato Sulla Scherma

Italian

1837

Plates

Foil, Smallsword, Smallsword & dagger, Smallsword vs Rapier, Smallsword & Cloak vs. Smallsword & Latern, Saber

Walker, Donald

Defensive Exercises

English

1840

Illustrations

Wrestling, Boxing, Singlestick, Spadrron, Sabre, Rifle.

Wayne, Henry

Sword Exercise, arranged for military Instruction

American

1850

23 Plates

Foil, Sabre (broadsword), Espadon (cut and thrust)

Pateras, Teodoro

Dei Doveri del seconda nel duello

Italian

1858

No plates

Seconds in a Duel

Berriman, Capt. M.W

The Militiaman’s Manual

American

1859

Plates

Foil, Military Saber

Chapman, George

The Art of Fencing

English

1864

Plates

Foil

Maggio, Padre Luigi di

Sermone Sul Duello

Italian

1868

No plates

Sermon on Duelling

Rosis, Cav. Luigi de

Codice Italiano sul duello

Italian

1868

No Plates

Italian duelling

Corbesier, A.J.

Principles of Squad Instruction for the Broadsword

American

1869

plates

Military saber

Malenza, Cav. Avv. G. B.

La Giurisprudenza del duello

Italian

1871

No plates

On Duelling

Cordelois

Lecons D’Armes

French

1872

Plates

Classical Foil

O’Rourke, Matthew

A New System of Sword Exercise

English

1872

Plates

Military Sabre

Corbesier, A.J.

Small Sword Exercise

American

1873

Plates

Foil/Smallsword

Cicirelli, Pasquale

Riflessioni Sul Duello

Italian

1873

No plates

On the Duel

Burton, Richard F.

A New System of Sword Exercise for Infantry 

English

1876

Plates

Sabre

Gandolfi, Maestro Giovanni

Metodo Teorico-Pratico per la scherma di sciabola

Italian

1876

Plates

Sabre

Radaelli, Guiseppe

Instruzione per la scherma di sciobola e di spada

Italian

1876

Plates

Sabre and Foil

Perez, G.

Il Sistema di Spada Radaelli

Italian

1878

Plates

Foil

Eduart, Don Liborio Vendrell y

Arte de Esgrimir El Sable

Spanish

1879

Plates

Sabre

Waite, J.M

Lessons in Sabre, Singlestick, Sabre & Bayonet

English

1881

34 plates

Sabre, Sabre vs Bayonet, Sabre Feats, Dueling

Faugére, LJ

L’esprit de l’escrime

French

1883

No plates

Poems on Fencing

Rossi, Giordano

Scherma di spada e sciabola

Italian

1885

Plates

Foil and Sabre

Angelini, Achille

Ultima parola sulla risorta questione Angelini-Masiello…del defunto Maestro Radaelli

Italian

1888

No plates

Sabre

Gelli, Jacopo

Responsabilita Penale dei duellanti

Italian

1888

No plates

On Dueling

Hutton, Alfred

Cold Steel

English

1889

Plates

Saber, Staff, Epee, Saber vs Bayonet, Saber vs Smallsword, constable’s Truncheon, Dagger

Ranzatto, Arnoldo

Scherma di Sciabola Terza Edizione

Italian

1889

Plates

Sabre

Wright, Francis Vere (translator) Masiello (author)

The Broadsword; as taught by the celebrated Italian masters

English trans of Italian

1889

4 plates

Sabre, Dueling

Allanson-Winn and Phillipps-Wolley

Broad-Sword and Single-Stick

English

1890

Plates

Quarterstaff, saber, singlestick, bayonet, stick play

Edited by Beauford, Duke of

The Badmington Library (missing the boxing section)

English

1890

Plates

Fencing and Wrestling

Hutton, Alfred

Fixed Bayonets

English

1890

Plates

Bayonet Fencing

Hutton, Alfred

The Swordsman

English

1891

Plates

Foil, Singlestick, Saber, Bayonet

Hutton, Alfred

Old Sword Play

English

1892

Plates

A selection of historical masters and technique

Castle, Egerton

Schools and Masters of Fence

British

1892

plates

History

Dentscher, Derein

Deutsche Stokfechtschule

German

1892

Plates

Foil

Thimm, Carl A

A Complete Bibliography of Fencing and Duelling               

English

1896

Plates

Bibliography

Spinnewyn, A & Manoury, Paul

L'Escrime a l'Epee

French

1898

Photos and drawings

Epee de combat

Vindel, P

Antiguos Tratados de Esgrima (contains 2 Narvaez treatises and 1 Cala treatise listed above)

Spanish

1898

No Plates

Spanish Rapier