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La Picca (Francesco Fernando Alfieri)

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La Picca di Francesco Ferº. Alfieri
The Pike of Francesco Fernando Alfieri
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Title page of the first edition
Author(s) Francesco Fernando Alfieri
Illustrated by Unknown
Dedicated to Lodovico di Vidman
Place of origin Padua
Language Italian
Genre(s) Fencing manual
Publisher Sebastiano Sardi
Publication date 1641
Pages 117 pages
Treatise scans

La Picca di Francesco Fernando Alfieri ("The Pike of Francesco Fernando Alfieri") is an Italian treatise on pike drill written by Francesco Fernando Alfieri and printed in 1641.

Publication History

La Picca di Francesco Fernando Alfieri was first printed in Padua in 1641 by Sebastiano Sardi. In addition to his pike teachings, it included a complete reprint of his 1638 book on flag drill La Bandiera.


Ir - IIIv Preface and introduction to pike by Francesco Fernando Alfieri
1 - 39 Pike drill by Francesco Fernando Alfieri
Ir - IVv Preface and introduction to flag by Francesco Fernando Alfieri
1 - 63 Flag drill by Francesco Fernando Alfieri


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Transcription Andrea Conti Index:La Picca (Francesco Fernando Alfieri)