Bulls & Bullfighting: History, Techniques, Spectacle

By: Bonet, Eduardo; Salcedo, Luis Fernandez

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Over 500 color photographs, 560 illustrations in all. The authors explore the ancient cult of the bull, feared, adored, venerated, sacrificed; the torero's psychology in besting the animal - "correcting" its "mistakes" and conditioning it; the arena and the importance of terrain (ignorance of it is certain death) ; famous cape and muleta work from the daring to the cowardly; techniques of the picadores, victims of a vengeful crowd; the matador's kill - or his own death; the use of the dagger, the horse, the pomp, the dress, and everything to know of the bullfighters domain. Includes Official Regulations with commentary, a bibliography, glossary, and index. Jacket has light shelfwear, a bit of wear at the corners, and a small tear at the spine head. The gloss of the jacket is coming loose in the gutters. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Title: Bulls & Bullfighting: History, Techniques, Spectacle

Author: Bonet, Eduardo; Salcedo, Luis Fernandez

Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs

Categories: Martial Arts/Defense,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 003796