By: SERJEANT T. WELLS, 1st BATTALION OXFORDSHIRE & BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY
Borden, Hants, Hampshire, England, 1934
Seller ID: 000530
Binding: Original Wraps
On offer is a handwritten notebook-style instruction manual, as titled on the cover "Fencing Lessons Foil - Sabre - Epee". The inside front cover has a pastedown fully identifying the writer: "Serjeant T. Wells of the 1st BATTALION OXFORDSHIRE & BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. 19th Sept. to 13th Dec. 1934. Instructors Gartzen and Harkinson". An Index of the 67 page book shows that besides the lessons in the three sword types there are chapters on the Army Fencing Union, Pitches and Arenas and Bayonet Team Competitions. We are led to believe that this book is also a manual for t... View More...