17th March 2021
BURTON, Richard F. The Sentiment of the Sword… a Country House Dialogue. London: Horace Cox, 1911. 8vo (179 x 102mm.) Portrait frontispiece, half-title, 1p. publisher's advertisements to rear. (Toning.) Contemporary burgundy morocco covers, gilt lettering to upper covers, g.e. (rubbing to spine ends). Note: Burton was, amongst other talents, an accredited fencing master and in this volume, published after his death, he compares the fencing techniques of different nations.
Hammer price: £180
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