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Neade, William
The double-armed man, by the new inuention : briefly shewing some famous exploits atchieued by our Brittish bowmen: with seuerall portraitures proper for the pike and bow. / By W.N. archer.
Additional Title(s):
Double-armed man, by the new invention
[London] : Printed [by Miles Flesher] for I. Grismand, at the signe of the Gun in Pauls Alley, 1625.
Physical Description:
[40] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 19 cm. (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1188.G7 N43 1625
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Dedication signed: William Neade archer.
Printer's name from STC addendum.
Variant: with erratum at foot of leaf E3v.
Often found bound with STC 18416.3.
Stationer's Register: Entered 4 February. [1625]
Some copies have slip-cancel on B2v line 9, "furnished with able bowmen".
Signatures: A-E⁴.
Numerous full-page woodcut illustrations throughout.
Some pages enclosed in a decorative woodcut rule-border.
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 18416
English short title catalogue, S113129
BAC: British Art Center copy is variant with erratum at foot of leaf E3v. No slip-cancel on leaf B2v. Bound in gilt- and blind-tooled green morocco-style binding with marbled paper end-papers. Inscribed: Phillip Shotbolt 1628.
Subject Terms:
Archers -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Bow and arrow -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.
Pikes (Weapons) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Shotbolt, Phillip -- Autograph, 1628.
Grismond, John, publisher.
Flesher, Miles, -1664, printer.

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