Lelio Brancaccio (1560-1637) - I carichi militari - 1620

Description
Lelio Brancaccio (1560-1637) - I carichi militari - 1620
History, War history - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates - Book

In-8vo, approx 17 x 12 cm, pp. [52] +282, coeval full parchment binding. Beautiful title page, entirely illustrated, and 5 tipped-in copper engraved plates, folded several times, (sieges, battles, troops and encampments), handwritten signature “Ferrante Mariani” on sheet no. 2. In good condition, both on the cover and internally, only the title page is a little weakened, some restored tears on the plates and a few darkened sheets (see photos).
Second edition, published in the same year also in Venice by Deuchino, after the original of 1610, of this classic of military literature.
See Choix, 6201: "Ouvrage assez rare et très important. Les planches en grand format représentent les ordres de bataille, la manière de l'attaque des fortifications etc."
L'autore, napoletano, fu grande esperto di cose militari e comandò le truppe genovesi contro i Savoia e la Francia.
Cockle 609; Jähns 579; Lipperheide Qb27 (war costume); Piantanida 1416.
Rare.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Lelio Brancaccio (1560-1637)
Book Title
I carichi militari
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1620
Edition
II edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
In Milano, appresso Gio. Battista Bidelli
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Extras
tipped in plates
Dimensions
17×12 cm
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