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Aelianus, Tacticus, active 2nd century

Aeliani De militaribus ordinibus instituendis more Graecorum / liber à Francisco Robertello Vtinensi in Latinum sermonem versus, & ab eodem picturis quamplurimis illustratus.

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Aeliani De militaribvs ordinibus instituendis more Graecorum

De militaribus ordinibus instituendis more Graecorum

De militaribvs ordinibus instituendis more Graecorum

Aeliani de instruendis aciebus opus

De militaribus ordinibus instituendis more Graecorum. Latin

Impressum Venetijs : Apud Andream, & Iacobum Spinellos, MDLII [1552]
Physical Description:
[8], 65, [3], 73-77, [27] p. : ill. ; 24 cm. (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U101 .A35 1552
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Place of publication and printers' names from colophon on leaf K3v. Colophon reads: Impressum Venetijs apud Andream, & Iacobum Spinellos. M.D.LII. Mense iulij.
Latin edition: Greek edition published by the same publishers in 1552.
Title within woodcut architectural border; woodcut printer's device of intertwined initials F, A, I, D and S on leaf K3v.
Signatures: pi⁴ A-H⁴ I² K⁴ (K4 blank) ²A-²C⁴
Register of signatures on leaf K3v.
Error in pagination: 46 printed upside down.
Woodcut illustrations within text throughout. Full double-page woodcut illustration on leaves I1v and I2r.
Woodcut initials.
"Aeliani De instruendis aciebus opus ad Diuum Hadrianum: a Theodoro Thessalonicensi latinum factum, & Antonia Panormit[a]e Alphonsi Regis praeceptorum dicatum" (caption title at head of leaf ²A1r) begins new register.
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, A217
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in limp parchment; title in ms on spine. Bookplates of Maurice Guérin de Challet and of the Bibliothèque de [?] (name scratched off and illegible) on inside of upper board.
Subject Terms:
Challet, Maurice Guérin de -- Bookplate.
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.
Military engineering -- Early works to 1800.
Siege warfare -- Early works to 1800.
Robortello, Francesco, 1516-1567, tr.
Spinelli, Andrea, fl. 1549-1555, publisher.
Spinelli, Giacomo, fl. 1551-1555, publisher.

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