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La Scherma (Francesco Fernando Alfieri)
|La Scherma di Francesco Ferº. Alfieri|
|The Fencing of Francesco Fernando Alfieri|
Title page of the first edition
|Author(s)||Francesco Fernando Alfieri|
|Place of origin||Padua|
|Publication date||1640, 1646|
La Scherma di Francesco Fernando Alfieri ("The Fencing of Francesco Fernando Alfieri") is an Italian fencing manual written by Francesco Fernando Alfieri and printed in 1640. It treats the use of the rapier, alone as well as in conjunction with the dagger and cape.
La Scherma di Francesco Fernando Alfieri was first printed in Padua in 1640 by Sebastiano Sardi. It was reprinted in 1646, and a new edition was released in 1653 under the title L’arte di ben maneggiare la spada.
|Ir - IVv||Preface and introduction by Francesco Fernando Alfieri|
|1 - 78||First Part by Francesco Fernando Alfieri|
|79 - 168||Second part by Francesco Fernando Alfieri|
- Alfieri, Francesco Ferdinando (2012). La Scherma: The Art of Fencing Paperback. Trans. by Piermarco Terminiello; Caroline Stewart and Phil Marshall. Pike & Shot Society. ISBN 978-1902768427.
- Alfieri, Francesco Fernando (2018). La Scherma. On Fencing, 1640 Rapier Treatise. Trans. by Tom Leoni. Self-published.
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