The Duellists's Companion

A Training Manual for 17th Century Italian Rapier
Windsor, Guy (Book - 2006)
The Duellists's Companion
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A modern training manual for the 17th century rapier, lavishly illustrated with over 400 photographs, the Duellist's Companion is a complete training system for rapier, the Queen of Weapons. Guy Windsor, author of the popular longsword text The Swordsmans' Companion, has triumphed in this work, which guides the beginner through the rapier, based on the world of Capo Ferro's 1610 masterpiece, Gran Simulacro.Italian rapier dominated Europe from the 17th - 19th centuries. This book demonstrates convincingly why it was so successful.
Authors: Windsor, Guy
Title: The duellists's companion
a training manual for 17th century Italian rapier
Publisher: Highland Village, Tex. : Chivalry Bookshelf, c2006
Characteristics: 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781891448324
Branch Call Number: 796.86 Wi
Statement of Responsibility: Guy Windsor
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-249)
Subject Headings: Fencing Technique Swordplay Italy History Dueling Technique
Topical Term: Fencing
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"Designed as a practical training manual, the book contains more than 400 illustrations and step-by-step photographs accompanying clear, easy-to-follow text. This book will become a standard rapier text for theatrical performers, Western martial artists, SCA, historical and classical fencers... Read More »

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