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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    BARRY, Gerat (d.1646). A Discourse of Military Discipline, devided into Three Boockes ... and the laste booke treatinge of Fire-wourckes. Brussels: "By the Widowe of Jhon [sic] Mommart", 1634. 2° (295 x 195mm). 7 folding engraved plates and 7 folding tables, initials, illustrations, woodcut printer's device on verso of final leaf (without an additional engraved title called for by Lowndes, printed title browned and chipped at margin, one plate detached, some spotting and staining, a few tears to tables). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed, later endpapers). FIRST EDITION. STC 1528; Cockle 130; Lowndes I, 123: "This singular and extremely curious work is not noticed by Grose in his history of the English army."

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    BARRY, Gerat (d.1646). A Discourse of Military Discipline, devided into Three Boockes ... and the laste booke treatinge of Fire-wourckes. Brussels: "By the Widowe of Jhon [sic] Mommart", 1634. 2° (295 x 195mm). 7 folding engraved plates and 7 folding tables, initials, illustrations, woodcut printer's device on verso of final leaf (without an additional engraved title called for by Lowndes, printed title browned and chipped at margin, one plate detached, some spotting and staining, a few tears to tables). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed, later endpapers). FIRST EDITION. STC 1528; Cockle 130; Lowndes I, 123: "This singular and extremely curious work is not noticed by Grose in his history of the English army."


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