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Fencing * Western Martial Arts * Dueling

 Historic Treatises and Manuals
On Western Martial Arts

This collection of over 150 books on Historic European Martial Arts spans from the 13th to 20th Century.  You will find books on Longsword, Sidesword, Sword, Sword and Shield, Dusack, Messer, Rapier, Rapier and off hand weapons, Smallsword, Spadroon, Military Saber, Broadsword, Singlestick, Foil, Epee, Sabre, Polearms, Quarterstaff, Dagger, Unarmed, Pugilism and Wrestling.  There are also treatises on dueling and fencing theory.


The purpose of this list is to help make it easier for scholars and practitioners of the sword to obtain copies of difficult to find rare books.  Googlebooks has made this very simple nowadays so you obtain a copy that way. Please check that out first


If you can't get it online for free then I am still happy to work with you to obtain a copy of the following books. It may take a while so please be patient. If you have any questions please contact me at jared@jaredkirby.com

You can search the booklist either alphabetically by author or by century.
 Alphabetical by Author A-K L-Z


13-15th Cent. 16th Cent. 17th Cent. 18th Cent. 19th Cent. 20th Cent.

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