THE ART OF DEFENCE ON FOOT WITH THE BROAD SWORD AND SABRE
Transcribed from the 1804 edn. with new introduction by Peter Frank, 118pp., 4to, engraved plates by R.K.Porter, P.B. 2016. Originally published in 1804 and aimed at the volunteer regiments of the Napoleonic Era, when engagements with swords were still a reality of warfare, The Art of Defence was written for civilians wanting to learn to fence with the sabre, broad-sword or spadroon.