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Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt (MS KB.73.J.39)
|Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt|
|MS KB.73.J.39, Koninklijke Bibliotheek|
The Hague, Netherlands
|Also known as||Showcase of Fencing with the Sword and |
Dagger, Composed in Former Times by
Mr. Peloquin, Captain and One of the Four
Leading Fencing Masters of France.
|Scribe(s)||J. de La Haye|
|Material||Paper, in a leather binding|
|Size||28 folia (146 mm × 189 mm)|
|Format||Double-sided; one illustration per side, |
with text alongside
|External data||Library catalog entry|
Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt ("Showcase of Fencing with the Sword and Dagger", MS KB.73.J.39) is a 17th century copy of a French fencing manual created in ca. 1585 by Captain Peloquin. It currently rests in the holdings of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Netherlands. It contains both descriptive text and abstract fencing diagrams, and is one of the first manuals documenting the French fencing tradition.
|1r - 28v||Rapier and dagger by Captain Peloquin|
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|Transcription||S. Matt Galas||Index:Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt (MS KB.73.J.39)|