Olivier, J[ean]

Fencing Familiarized, or a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play.

Book Description: London: John Bell. 1771. (Folding frontispiece & 7 (of 8) folding copperplates engraved by Ovenden and copied from Angelo’s plates. The frontispiece shows the interior of a fencing classroom, with an ongoing exercise between two students, closely followed by the master himself sitting in a chair, by a group of other
students at the left and by some spectators standing outside looking through the windows.

Book Condition: Twentieth-century blind-tooled chamois binding.

Price: $775