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Grůndtliche vñ eigentlichte Beschreibung der Fechtkunst (Hans Wilhelm Schöffer von Dietz)
|Grůndtliche vñ eigentlichte Beschreibung der Fechtkunst|
|Thorough and Proper Description of the Art of Fencing|
Title page of the 1620 edition
|Full title||Thorough and Proper Description of |
the Free, Noble, and Chivalric Art of
Fencing, with the Single Rapier and
the Rapier and Dagger, After the
|Author(s)||Hans Wilhelm Schöffer|
|Place of origin||Marburg, Germany|
|Language||Early New High German|
Grůndtliche vñ eigentlichte Beschreibung der Fechtkunst ("Thorough and Proper Description of the Art of Fencing") is a German fencing manual written by Hans Wilhelm Schöffer von Dietz and initially printed in 1620. The treatise presents Schöffer's version of the rapier system of his teacher Salvator Fabris; parts of the treatise are extracted from Fabris' 1606 fencing treatise almost directly, but other parts seem to represent Schöffer's original expansions of the Italian master's art.
The first edition of Grůndtliche vñ eigentlichte Beschreibung der Fechtkunst was printed in Marburg, Germany in 1620 by Johan Saurn. It may have been reprinted in 1640, but as no copies of this edition are known to exist, the few references to it may simply be erroneous allusions to the 1620 printing.
|Ir - IIIv||Preface by Hans Wilhelm Schöffer von Dietz|
|1.1 - 1.495||Rapier by Hans Wilhelm Schöffer von Dietz|
|2.1 - 2.494||Rapier and Dagger by Hans Wilhelm Schöffer von Dietz|
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