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New Kůnstliches Fechtbuch (Jakob Sutor von Baden)

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New Kůnstliches Fechtbuch
New Illustrated Fencing Manual
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Title page of the 1612 edition
Author(s) Jakob Sutor von Baden
Illustrated by Unknown
Language Early New High German
Genre(s)
Sources Gründtliche Beschreibung der
Kunst des Fechtens
(1570)
Publisher
Publication Date 1612, 1849
Pages 110 pages
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New Kůnstliches Fechtbuch ("New Illustrated Fencing Manual") is a German fencing manual written by Jakob Sutor von Baden and printed in 1612. This treatise appears to be a condensed, restructured version of the longsword, dussack, side sword, and staff teachings from Joachim Meÿer's 1570 treatise Gründtliche Beschreibung der Kunst des Fechtens, with the side sword material further expanded based on Michael Hundt's 1611 treatise Ein new Kůnstliches Fechtbuch im Rappier.

Publication History

Sutor's New Kůnstliches Fechtbuch was printed in Frankfurt am Main by Wilhelm Hoffman in 1612, using woodblock illustrations by an unknown artist. No additional printings are known until Johann Scheible's 1849 publication in Stuttgart, Germany.

There are a few bibliographical references to an earlier edition, possibly printed in Sutor's home of Baden, Germany and illustrated with copper-plates by Jacob de Gheyn III,[citation needed] but no copies of this edition are currently known. Given the extensive use of Hundt's rapier teachings, it could not have been printed before 1611 (unless there is also a missing earlier edition of Hundt's treatise). A single manuscript fragment also exists which may represent the original archetype for Sutor's treatise. Strangely, despite the similar art and text this fragment does not match any device in the 1612 edition, possibly providing another link to the alleged first edition.

Contents

Ir - IVv Preface by Wilhelm Hoffman
1 - 19 Longsword by Jakob Sutor von Baden
21 - 36 Dussack by Jakob Sutor von Baden
37 - 89 Rapier and other weapons by Jakob Sutor von Baden
91 - 107 Staff by Jakob Sutor von Baden
77, 108 Flail by Jakob Sutor von Baden

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References

Copyright and License Summary

For further information, including transcription and translation notes, see the discussion page.

Work Author(s) Source License
Images Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen
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Transcription Marlon Boettger, Stefan Dieke Die Freifechter Gesellschaft für Historische Fechtkunst e.V.
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