The arte of warre / written in Italian by Nicholas Machiavel ; and set foorth in English by Peter Withorne ...

Author
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Newly imprinted with other additions.
Published/​Created
[London : s.n.], 1573 (M.D.LXXIII)
Description
2 pts. in 1 v. : ill. ; 19 cm. (4to)

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Former owner
Form/​Genre
Annotations (Provenance)—16th century
Notes
  • Pt. 2 has title: Certaine vvayes for the ordering of souldiours in battelray, and setting of battayles, after divers fashions, with their maner of marching: and also fugures of certayne newe plattes for fortification of townes: and more over, howe to make saltpeter, gunpouder, and divers sortes of fireworkes or wilde fyre, with other thinges appertayning to the warres / gathered & set foorth by Peter VVhitehorne. Imprinted at London : By VV. VVilliamson for Ihon [sic] VVight, 1573.
  • Translation of: L'arte della guerra.
  • Title within ornamental border.
  • Illustrations are ranks and files of letters and punctuation marks.
  • Translator identified probably as Henry Grantham. cf. NUC pre-1956, v. 351, p. 358 (NM-0055019)
  • Ex copy is pt. 1 only.
Binding note
Ex copy in later calf.
Provenance
Ex copy is Gabriel Harvey's copy with his ms. notes.
Source acquisition
Purchase Estate of Lucius Wilmerding, Jr. 2003
References
  • STC 17165, 4790
  • Cockle 12b, 19
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
LCCN
nuc87614574
OCLC
27744697
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