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Neu Kunstlich Fechtbuch (Sebastian Heußler)
|Neu Kunstlich Fechtbuch|
|New Illustrated Fencing Manual|
Title page of the 1615 edition
|Illustrated by||Gabriel Weyer|
|Place of origin||Nuremberg, Germany|
|Language||Early New High German|
|Publisher||Ludwig Lochner (1615)|
|Publication date||1615, 1616, 1617, 1626, 1627, 1630,|
Neu Kunstlich Fechtbuch ("New Illustrated Fencing Manual") is a German fencing manual written by Sebastian Heußler and initially printed in 1615. The treatise presents a system of fencing based on the teachings of Salvator Fabris and Ridolfo Capo Ferro da Cagli, and covers the use of the rapier solo, the rapier and dagger, the rapier and cloak, and the dagger solo. It includes extensive explanatory text as well as numerous detailed illustrations by noted Nuremberg engraver Gabriel Weyer.
The first edition of Neu Kunstlich Fechtbuch was printed in Nuremberg, Germany in 1615 by Ludwig Lochner, the son of Heußler's former master. Incomplete versions were reprinted numerous times thereafter, including in 1616, 1617, 1626, 1627, 1630, 1640, and 1665; Lochner was also responsible for some or all of these printings.
|1 - 229||Rapier by Sebastian Heußler|
|230 - 291||Rapier and Dagger by Sebastian Heußler|
|292 - 312||Illustrations of Rapier and Cloak and Dagger by Gabriel Weyer|
- Heussler, Sebastian. Transliteration des Neu kunstlich Fechtbuch. Ed. Peter Klatte. Melsungen: Neumann-Neudamm, 2016. ISBN 978-3788817862
- Maurer, Kevin. Sebastian Heussler's New Artful Fencing Book: A Translation and Biographical Account. Self-published, 2018. ISBN 978-1717569172
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|Images (1626)||Gabriel Weyer||Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen|
|Images (1627)||Gabriel Weyer||Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen|