Manuel de l'Enseignement de l'Escrime au Sabre a l'Usage de la Cavalerie Russe.

Paris: Lahure, 1895.

Illustrated with 40 rather charming color figures throughout the text. 59 pages with text in French. Slim 8vo, bound in contemporary 3/4 blue morocco (rubbed but sound and attractive). Paris: Imprimerie Generale Lahure 1895. First edition in French. A near fine copy of this rather scarce fencing book. OCLC lists only 2 copies -- at West Point & New York Public Libraries.

Exercises for the teaching fencing in Russian cavalry squadrons, on foot and on horseback. Originally printed in Russian for the knights guards regiment of the Empress Maria Feodorovna in St. Petersburgh [1893], by Senior Lieutenant Pavel Katkov.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First
Language: French

Price: $1,250.00

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