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L’ESSERCITIO DELLA CAVALLERIA by FLAMINIO DELLA CROCE - 1625 - from Sephora di Elena Serru (SKU: 16937)


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ANVERSA: APPRESSO HENRICO AERTSIO, 1625. Prima edizione originale del 1625 di quest'opera sulla cavalleria composta da Della Croce, capitano di cavalleria milanese, pubblicata in italiano ma curiosamente stampata nelle Fiandre. L'esemplare contiene inoltre un bifolio segnato §, non sempre presente in tutti gli esemplari dell'edizione, contenente "Sonetti varii in lode delle opere del generoso et prudente Flaminio della Croce gentilhuomo milanese".<BR>Cockle 731 L'autore fornisce anche la descrizione delle armi e come correttamente utilizzarle. Il testo è impreziosito da 15 incisioni calcografiche che mostrano schemi di cavalleria, soldati a cavallo e diversi tipi di armi. Interessante l'ultima parte relativa ai consigli per curare i piccoli malanni dei cavalli. Un'opera importantissima per la storia della cavalleria. In ottime condizioni. Copertina in mezza pergamena moderna con titolo manoscritto al dorso in ottime condizioni con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. Pagine in buone condizioni con fioriture. Piccolo segno di tarlo al margine infriore delle pagine dalla 465 alla fine senza perdita di testo.In folio 315 x 210 mm. Pp. [(28)+566+(2)]. Peso Kg. 1,708. Contents: [(28)+566+(2)]. In folio (12.40 x 8.3 in; 315 x 210 mm) Weight Kg. 1,708. 1 vol. Little worming in the foot edge of pages from 465 to the end with no loss of text. Condition of contents: Good conditions. Foxings. 15 calcographic plates with schemes of army cavalry, soldier on their horses and different kind of weapons Condition of binding: Modern Half parchment cover in fair conditions ligtly worn in the edges. First original edition of 1625 of this work about cavalry written by Captain Flaminio della Croce from Milan. The work is written in italian language but curiously published in Flanders. This copy contains a bifolio marked §, not always included in all copies of this edition, containing Sonnets by the author "Sonetti varii in lode delle opere del generoso et prudente Flaminio della Croce gentilhuomo milanese".<BR>Cockle 731 The authors provides also description of weapons and how to use correctly them. A very important work for the history of cavalry.


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