RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE.
A list of special collections acquired by the Library of Congress which amount to approximately 650,000 books, broadsides, pamphlets, prints photographs, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, etc. Includes several illustrations.
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A COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ART OF FENCE.
by Thimm, Carl A.
First edition. (Besterman 2139). A bibliography of works on fencing, duelling, swordsmanship, and related matters. Organized alphabetically with full publication data for each entry. Index includes topics, titles, and language. Appendix, "Duelling in 1890" by the author. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. Newspaper clipping pasted to front free endpaper. Title page darkened. Notes in pencil on back free endpaper and pastedown. Hinges cracking.