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Description - The Art of Fencing: The Forgotten Discourse of Camillo Palladini by Piermarco Terminiello

Camillo Palladini's manuscript for his discourse on fencing is housed in the De Walden Library at the Wallace Collection in London. Previously unpublished and largely unknown, it is of central importance to a modern understanding of Italian rapier play in the sixteenth century.

This stunning book, a joint endeavour between the Royal Armouries and the Wallace Collection, reproduces the forty-six red chalk illustrations in the manuscript--only three of which have ever been seen in print--together with a transcription and translation of the original Italian text.

Perfect for students of fencing, lovers of Italian art, sixteenth-century researchers, and historical reenactors and interpreters, The Art of Fencing: The Forgotten Discourse of Camillo Palladini showcases a striking example of Renaissance swordsmanship.

Buy The Art of Fencing: The Forgotten Discourse of Camillo Palladini by Piermarco Terminiello from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780948092961
Format: Hardback
(220mm x 335mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Trustees of the Royal Armouries
Publisher: Trustees of the Royal Armouries
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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