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Mémento de l’escrimeur.

Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust, 1887.

Price: $375.00


About the item

First edition. 185 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Quarter vellum and marbled boards, red morocco spine label. Some toning to first and last leaves. Thimm, p. 187.

Item #368349

Inscribed by the author on the half title, “A Monsier Hebrard de Villeneuve Président de la Sociéte d’Encouragement de l’Escrime, Hommage de l’auteur, Victor Mauroy”.

Hebrard de Villeneuve (1848-1925), French soldier, politician, and fencer, was founder of the Société d'encouragement de l'escrime and later the French national fencing association.