Tabula. XXII. [Above and below crest at top:] Au coeur vaillant Rien n'est impossible. Georgius Guilelmus Elector Brandenburg.
[Leiden: B. & A. Elzevir: 1628.]
Copper engraving. Plate 494 x 698mm. 19½ x 27½". Fold down centre. Some nicks around margins.
A print from a book on fencing, which illustrates Thibault's theories of successful fencing using movements and mathematical principles. This image marks the peak time in history for the use of the epée in Europe. From 'Academie de l'Espee'.
[Ref: 20721] £650.00