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The use of the broad sword

T. Page

The use of the broad sword

In which is shown, the true method of fighting with that weapon, as it is now in use among the highlanders; ...

by T. Page

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Published by printed by M. Chase in Norwich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7209, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination48p.,plate
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16835124M


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Sinclair (), Archibald MacGregor (), Henry Angelo (), John Taylor (), and Thomas Mathewson /5(5). This review is from: Broad-Sword and Single-Stick With Chapters on Quarter-Staff, Bayonet, Cudgel, Shillalah, Walking-Stick, Umbrella and Other Weapons of Self-Defence (Kindle Edition) First of all, by broad-sword, the authors are not referring to the medieval weapon but to most varieties of cut and thrust swords with blades curved to some degree/5.

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