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Anweisung zum Fechten (Fol 351 (c))

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Anweisung zum Fechten
Fol 351 [c], Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek
Weimar, Germany
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Coat of arms, f 1r
Type Fencing manual
Date 1731
Place of origin Weimar, Germany
Language(s) New High German
Author(s) Siegmund Carl Friedrich Weischner
Dedicated to Duke Ernst August
Material Paper, in a modern binding
Size 52 folia (330 mm × 220 mm)
Format Double-sided
Script Cursive
External data Library catalog entry
Treatise scans Digital scans (1400x1000)

Anweisung zum Fechten ("Instructions on Fencing"; Fol 351 [c]) is a German rapier fencing manual written by Siegmund Carl Friedrich Weischner and dated 9 February 1731.[1] The original currently rests in the Weimar Classics and Art collection of the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek in Weimar, Germany.



2r - 6v Dedication and preface by Siegmund Carl Friedrich Weischner
8r - 51v Rapier by Siegmund Carl Friedrich Weischner


[Digital scans available for import.]

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  1. Dated on folio 4r.

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Transcription Jan Schäfer Index:Anweisung zum Fechten (Fol 351 (c))