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Presentation Copy

La Bibliographie de L'Escrime Ancienne et Moderne par Vigeant, Maitre d'Armes à Paris.

Paris: Motteroz, 1882.

Price: $400.00

About the item

No. 330 of 420 copies on vélin (edition of 480). Wood-engraved vignettes. 172, [1, ad], [1, blank], [1, imprint]. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation Copy. Red quarter morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, preserving original printed parchment paper wrappers. Near fine. Modern book ticket and clipped portrait of Vigeant tipped in (binder’s blanks toned).

Item #367610

Presentation copy inscribed from the great fencer and historian of the sport, Arsene Vigeant, to the caricaturist Emmanuel Poiré (1858-1909) on the first blank “A Caran d’Ache cordial souvenir de A. Vigeant”. Poiré was trained as a military artist and would have been a.