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Theory of fencing foil, sabre, duelling sword. by Julio Martinez CastelloМЃ

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Published by St. Marks printing corporation in [New York .
Written in English


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At head of title: J. Martinez Castelló.

LC ClassificationsU860 .C33
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6767949M
LC Control Number31034836

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