[Capitano Flaminio della Croce] - [L’essercitio della cavalleria et d’altre materie] - [1625]

Description
[Capitano Flaminio della Croce] - [L’essercitio della cavalleria et d’altre materie] - [1625]
Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Book

Printed in Italian in Antwerp by Appresso Henrico Aertsio, in 1625.
1 volume divided into 5 books.
15 engravings on copper in full page with diagrams of the army cavalry, soldiers on horseback and different types of weapons. The authors also provide a description of weapons and how to use them correctly. A very important work on the history of cavalry.
Adorned dropcaps and tailpieces.
Blank pages (2pp), dedication to Emperor Ferdinand II (4 pp), Proemio (6 pp-), summary of the 5 books (10 pp), appobatio censoris et summa privilegii regii (2 pp), 566 pp, 6 pp.
Cream vellum binding with raised bands. Spine with 6 raised bands. Plain cover board. Title written in ink on the headcap. Probably its contemporary binding, so it is damaged of the edges, dirty and yellowed.
The title page is missing. Even if some pages are more yellow or slightly dirty, we can say that the interior is in very good condition as a whole considering its age.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
[Capitano Flaminio della Croce]
Book Title
[L’essercitio della cavalleria et d’altre materie] - [1625]
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Appresso Henrico Aertsio
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
596
Dimensions
30×20 cm
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