Recently found by viaLibri....
2017-11-16 18:22:26
BARRET, Robert.
The theorike and practike of moderne warres, discoursed in dialogue wise.
London: printed by Peter Short,, 1600. Wherein is declared the neglect of martiall discipline: the inconvenience thereof: the imperfections of manie training captaines: a redresse by due regard had: the fittest weapons for our modern warre: the use of the same: the parts of a perfect souldier in generall and in particular: the officers in degrees, with their severall duties: the imbattailing of men in formes now most in use: with figures and tables to the same: with sundrie other martiall points. Comprehended in sixe bookes. London: printed [by Richard Field] for William Ponsonby, 1598; [bound after:] EDMONDES, Sir Clement. Observations, upon the five first bookes of Caesars Commentaries, setting fourth the practise of the art military, in the time of the Roman Empire. Wherein are handled all the chiefest points of their discipline, with the true reasons of every part, together with such instructions as may be drawn from their proceedings, for the better direction of our moderne warres. 2 works bound in 1, folio (281 x 184 mm). Contemporary limp vellum, spine lettered in manuscript, lacks ties. Barret: woodcut vignette to title, full-page woodcut arms of dedicatee on title verso, woodcut diagrams in text, leaf O1 (a singleton) is a folded diagram, full-page woodcut arms of author on last leaf verso (Y6v). Edmondes: 6 engraved plates (4 double-page). With 19th-century ownership inscriptions ("Mr R. Thomas, from Mr. Wm. Owen his cousin, North Wales" and "R. G. Thomas 1842, from his mother") and later ownership inscriptions of Spencer John Skipper, a South Australian-born jour … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [London, United Kingdom]
Check availability:

Search for more books on viaLibri


Browse more rare books from the year 1600