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.
- Number of Books
- Horse riding, Illustrated, History, Italy, Militaria
- Author/ Illustrator
- Croce, Capitano Flaminio della
- Book Title
- L'Essercitio della Cavalleria et d'altre materie del Capitano…
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Anvers, Henrico Aertsio
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 308×205 mm