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VEGETIUS RENATUS, FLAVIUS
1536-FIRST FRENCH EDITION OF VEGETIUS' MILITARY WORK- "SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM" FIRST REPRESENTATION OF THE FIRST MILITARY SCUBA DIVER
Paris: 1536. CONDITIONS: ancient wormholes restorations at lower margin of few leaves, never affecting text, in general, very good conditions. "Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum" (Vegetius) First French Edition OF VEGETIUS' MILITARY TREATISE CONSIDERED "THE MILITARY BIBLE OF EUROPE" THE FIRST REPRESENTATION OF THE FIRST MILITARY SCUBA DIVERS THE ROMAN "URINATORES" WITH THEIR PRIMITIVE SCUBA SUITS Vegetius Renatus, Flavius. Flaue Vegece Rene homme noble et illustre: Du fait de guerre et fleur de cheualerie, quatre liures. Sexte Jule Frontin homme consulaire des stratagemes, especes, & subtilitez de guerre, quatre liures. Aelian de lordre et instruction des batailles, unq liure. Modeste des vocables du fait de guerre, unq liure. Pareillement 120 histoires concernans le fait de guerre, ioinctes a Degece. Traduicts fidellement ... Imprime a Paris : par Chrestian Wechel. A lenseigne de le scu de Basle. En la rue sainct Jaques, 1536 2° (310 x 220 mm), later stiff vellum with squares, gilt title on red leather label at spine, pp. [12], 320, [4], printer device at title page and verso of last leaf, the end of the book the portrait of Emperor Maximilian, after Dürer. 124 Woodcuts (121 Full page) representing military uniforms and soldier equipment's, war machines, artillery, pneumatic beds, similar boots for walking in the water, improved firearms, and 'armoured train', impenetrable footwears, military manoeuvres and including the equipment of the first military Scuba Divers, the Roman "Urinatores" with their primitive Scuba Suits. First French edition of the famous Vegetius military treatis … [Click Below for Full Description]
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