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Author: Hope, William, Sir.
Title: The sword-man's vade-mecum: or, A preservative against the surprize of a sudden attack with sharps. Being a reduction of the most essential, necessary and practical part of fencing, into a few special rules, with their reasons, which all sword-men should have in their memories when they are to engage, but more especially if it be with sharps. As also, some other remarks and observations not unfit to be known by fencing masters and others. By Sir William Hope, kt. Author of the Compleat fencing-master.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The sword-man's vade-mecum: or, A preservative against the surprize of a sudden attack with sharps. Being a reduction of the most essential, necessary and practical part of fencing, into a few special rules, with their reasons, which all sword-men should have in their memories when they are to engage, but more especially if it be with sharps. As also, some other remarks and observations not unfit to be known by fencing masters and others. By Sir William Hope, kt. Author of the Compleat fencing-master.
Hope, William, Sir.

London: printed, and are to be sold by J. Taylor at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard, and S. Holford at the Crown in the Pall-Mall, 1694.
Alternate titles: Sword-man's vade-mecum Preservative against the surprize of a sudden attack with sharps. Sword-man's vade-mecum, &c.
Notes:
Running title reads: The sword-man's vade-mecum, &c.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Fencing -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A44424.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO ALL TRUE ARTISTS, OR Such who have a Real Respect for, and take Delight in the ART of FENCING.
A LETTER OF APPROBATION, BY WILLIAM MACHRIE FENCING-MASTER, Judge and Arbitrator of all who make any publick Trial of Skill in the Noble Art of the SWORD, within the Kindom of SCOTLAND.
THE SWORD-MANS VADE MECUM, OR, A Preservative against the Surprize, of a Sudden Attaque with Sharps, &c.
First, The RƲLES.
RULE I.
RULE II.
RULE III.
RULE IIII.
RULE V.
RULE VI.
RULE VII.
RULE VIII.
Secondly.
RULE I.
RULE II.
RULE III.
RULE IV.
RULE V.
RULE VI.
RULE VII.
RULE VIII.
Thirdly, Some REMARKES and OB∣SERVATIONS, &c.