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In the 1600s, the elegant and deadly Italian rapier was the choice sword of duelists, officers, gentlemen and noblemen: to master the rapier was to be a feared martial artist and a paragon in single combat.

Among the original treatises on the use of this weapon, the most prized by historical fencing revivalists in the last 150 year has been the Great Representation of the A
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Paperback, 95 pages
Published December 2011 by Freelance Academy Press, Inc.
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Christopher
Aug 01, 2015 Christopher rated it really liked it
Great translation. Leoni, as usual, sets the bar. This is a much better, easier to follow work than Leoni's Gigante translation. If you study fencing, a must have.
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Apr 16, 2016 Rebecca rated it really liked it
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I want to work my way through this one with my new rapier...the practical synopsis of each plate is very helpful.
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