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Styward, Thomas
The pathwaie to martiall discipline : now newly imprinted, and devided into three bookes ...
Additional Title(s):

1582. Ianuarij decimus

1582. Januarij decimus
Londini : Excudebat T.E., impensis Milonis Ienyngs, [1582]
Physical Description:
[2], 166, [2] pages ; [4], 20 leaves, [8] folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U101 S79 1582
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Osborn a69: Ownership inscription and manuscript notes (cataloged separately) of "Johannes Osborne, possessor." Ownership inscription: "Thomas Worthington his booke 1658."
At head of title: 1582. Ianuarij decimus.
First published in 1581.
Also printed by J. Kingston, W. How, and J. Charlewood. See English short title catalogue.
Signatures: [A]1 B-Y⁴, ²A⁴(±A2) ²B-F⁴.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 23414
English short title catalogue, S117930
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: third book ([4], 20 leaves) wanting. With the armorial bookplate of the Duke of Cumberland.
Subject Terms:
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, 1771-1851 -- Bookplate.
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, 1771-1851 -- Bookplate.
Infantry drill and tactics -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Military history, Modern -- 16th century.
Orborne, Johannes -- Autograph.
Orborne, Johannes -- Ms. notes.
Worthington, Thomas -- Autograph.
Annotations (Provenance)
Jennings, Miles, publisher, bookseller.
East, Thomas, 1540?-1608?, printer.
Kingston, John, active 1553-approximately 1584, printer.
Howe, William, active 16th century-17th century, printer.
Charlewood, John, -1592, printer.

  • (from t.p.) The first booke: entreateth of the offices from the highest to the lowest, with the lawes of the field, arming, mustering, and training of souldiers
  • The second booke: entreateth of sundrie proportions and training of caleeuers, and how to bring bowes to a great perfection of service, also how to march with a campe royall, with diuers tables annexed for the present making of your battells, as otherwise to know how many paces they require in their march and battels from 500 to 10000
  • The third booke : comprehendeth the very right order of the Spaniards, how to train, march, and encampe, with diuers tables therein contained

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