Pistofilo Bonaventura - Oplomachia - 1621

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Pistofilo Bonaventura - Oplomachia - 1621
weapons, alabardas, moschettos, pikes - Quantity: 1 - Place of print: SIENA - Book

PISTOFILO BONAVENTURA

OPLOMACHIA DI BONAVENTURA PISTOFILO nobile ferrarese dottore, e cavaliere. nella quale con dottrina morale, politica, e militare, e col mezzo delle figure si tratta per via di teorica, e di pratica del maneggio, e dell'uso delle armi. distinta in tre discorsi di picca, d'alabarda, e di moschetto

Siena (1621) – Ercole Gori
1 volume in-8° oblungo (135 mm x 199 mm)
[8], 315, [1] pages; many full page copper engravings inside text.

Contemporary limp vellum binding with handwritten title on spine (partially visible). Small lack to the spine (see photo). Slight humidity stain (barely visible) in the upper margin of some preliminary leaves; some browning / foxing. Some old ex-libris in the title page (cancelled). Some old note in the external margin. The full-page engravings, representing the use of weapons (alabardas, moschettos, pikes, etc.) are very charming and detailed. The state of conservation of this important work (in first and only edition) is, in general, very good.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
weapons, alabardas, moschettos, pikes
Author/ Illustrator
Pistofilo Bonaventura
Book Title
Oplomachia
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1621
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Ercole Gori
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Extras
Place of print: SIENA
Dimensions
135×199 mm
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