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BARRET, Robert. The Theorike and Practike of Moderne Warres, London, William Ponsonby, 1598, sm. 2°, FIRST EDITION, woodcut publisher's device of anchor on title, full-page coat-of-arms on verso of title and final leaf, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, woodcut initials and ornaments (one folding leaf, pp. 71-72, torn with loss along fold, the other, pp. 157-58, with clean but severe tear, P3 holed affecting some characters), contemporary vellum, vellum ties (one lacking, some soiling) [STC 1500; Lowndes 120]. Provenance: Mathew Hall; (?) Willis Russell (early ownership inscriptions); Luffness (shelf label).