18th Century Books

Guillet, Sir The Gentleman’s Dictionary English Trans. of French 1705 few plates Terms for Horses, Military Affairs, Navigation
Hope, Sir William A New, Short, and Easy Method of Fencing Scottish 1707 No Plates Fecing Lessons and Theory
Fabris, Salvator

 

De Lo Schermo Overo Scienza d’Arme Italian w/ German Translation 1606/ 1713 192 plates Rapier, Rapier and Dagger, Rapier and Cloak, Dagger vs. Unarmed.
Wylde, Zach. The English Master of Defence English 1711 No plates Rapier or Smallsword, Broadsword, Quarterstaff, Rules of Wrestling
Doyle, Alexander Neu alamodische ritterliche Fecht-und Schirm-Kunst German 1715 plates Smallsword
Doyle, Alexander Kursse und deutliche Vuslegung Der Voltangier-Kunst German 1719 plates Gymnastics
Parkyns, Sir Thomas The Inn-Play; or Cornish-Hugg Wrestler English 1727 few plates Fist, Case of Fist, Other quarrels between Mr. Peaceable and Mr. Contentious
McBane, Donald The Expert Swordsman’s Companion Scottish 1728 Plates Smallsword, Smallsword & Dagger, Backsword, Backsword & Shield, 1 plate of each: Backsword & Shield vs. Spear, Smallsword & Shield vs. Axe, Knife, Pistol/Cloak duel, Backsword on Horseback
Hope, Sir William A Vindication of the True Art of Self-Defence Scottish 1729 No Plates Duelling Theory, Fencing Theory
Blackwell, Henry The Gentleman’s Tutor for the Small Sword English 1730 5 plates Smallsword
Blackwell, Edward A Compleat System of Fencing American 1734 No plates Smallsword
L’ Abbat Monsieur The Art of Fencing, or, the Use of the Small Sword English trans of French 1734 Plates Smallsword
Girard, PJF Nouveau Traite De La Perfection sur le fait des Armes French 1736 plates Smallsword, Smallsword & dagger, Rapier vs Smallsword, Smallsword vs Saber, Smallsword vs. Spear, Spear, Musket, Bayonet, Grenades

 

Godfrey, John A Treatise Upon the Useful Science of Defence, Connection the Small and Back Sword English 1747 No plates Smallsword, Backsword, Boxing
Lonnergan, A The Fencer’s Guide English 1771 Plates Smallsword, Backsword, Spadroon
McArthur, John A New and Complete Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Fencing English 1780 Plates Smallsword
Olivier, Mr. Fencing Familiarized English & French 1780 No Plates Smallsword
Angelo The School of Fencing English 1787 Plates Smallsword, Smallsword and dagger, Smallsword vs Smallsword and dagger, Smallsword and Cloak vs Smallsword and Latern, Smallsword vs Broadsword
Danet, M.Guillaume L’Art des Armes (Tome Premier) 3rd edition French 1798 Plates Foil/Smallsword
Danet, M.Guillaume L’Art des Armes (Tome Seconde) 3rd edition French 1798 Plates Foil/Smallsword
Micheli, Michele Trattado in Lode della Nobile, E Cavalleresca Arte della Scherma Italian 1798 No Plates On Duelling
Roworth, C The Art of Defence on Foot with the Broad Sword and Sabre 2nd Ed London 1798 13 Plates Sabre(cut and thrust)