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Vegetius Renatus, Flavius

Vegecivs De re miltari / PVM.

Additional Title(s):

Vegecius De re miltari

De re militari. German

[Erfurt, Germany] : [Hans Knappe], [1511 or 1512?]
Physical Description:
CLXXXXV pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 33 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U101 .V44 1511+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
VD16 ascribes the woodcuts to Peter von Mainz (PVM), whose initials appear on the title woodcut.
Hans Knappe's monogram appears with the date 1511 in plate XC. The monogram MS appears in plate X.
Signatures: A-P⁶ Q⁸.
Some plates display earlier signatures as well.
Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (VD 16), ZV 9905
Thieme-Becker, XX, p. 564
Nagler, G.K. Monogrammisten, 3397, 3398
BAC U101 .V44 1511+: Bound in contemporary parchment.
Reissue without text of the 121 illustrations appearing in the German edition of De rei militari (Vegetius Renatus, Flavius. Flavii Vegetii Renati vier Bücher der Rytterschafft. [Erfurt, Germany] : [Hans Knappe], [1511]), and 74 additional illustrations. Includes depictions of firearms, bladed weapons, cannons, explosives, projectiles, armored cars, fortifications, diving suits, and soldiers in early 16th-century costume.
Subject Terms:
Military art and science.
Vegetius Renatus, Flavius. Vier Bücher der Rytterschafft -- Illustrations.
Peter, von Mainz, illustrator.
Knappe, Hans, printer.

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