Croce, Capitano Flaminio della - L'Essercitio della Cavalleria et d'altre materie del Capitano… - 1625

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Croce, Capitano Flaminio della - L'Essercitio della Cavalleria et d'altre materie del Capitano… - 1625
Militaria, Horse riding, Illustrated, History, Italy - Quantity: 1 - Book

A volume in folio (30.8 x 20.5 cm) bound in full antique leather, ribbed spine, gold embossing, and red spine label. FLAMINO. DE CAVALLER.
14 sheets, including the title page, 566 pp., 15 full-length copper-engraved plates depicting cavalry, defence, soldiers on horseback and various pieces of weaponry. Wood engraved initials and culs of lampe.

First edition of this important work on military cavalry written by Captain Flamiano della Croce, Milanese cavalry captain.

This copy includes the last two preliminary sheets containing different sonnets in praise of the author, which usually are missing from the few copies available on the market.
Copy with some yellowed sheets caused by paper acidity.

Cockle, A Bibliography of Military Books, 731.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Horse riding, Illustrated, History, Italy, Militaria
Author/ Illustrator
Croce, Capitano Flaminio della
Book Title
L'Essercitio della Cavalleria et d'altre materie del Capitano…
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1625
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Anvers, Henrico Aertsio
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
566
Dimensions
308×205 mm
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