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Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen.. by  Plates  Jost - 1565 - from The Lawbook Exchange Ltd (SKU: 70062)

Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen..

Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen..

by Fronsperger, Leonhardt; Amman, Jost, Plates

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1565. Frankfurt, 1565. 3rd ed with 6 plates by Amman. Frankfurt, 1565. 3rd ed with 6 plates by Amman. Well-Illustrated Digest of the Military Law and Practice of the Holy Roman Empire Fronsberger, Leonhardt. [Amman, Jost (1539-1591), Illustrations]. Von Kayserlichem Krieg rechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen, Ordnung und Regiment: Samt Derselbigen unnd Andern hoch oder Niderigen Beuelch, Bestallung, Staht und Empter, zu Rossz und Fu , An Geschutz und Munition, In Zug und Schlachtordnung, Zu Feld, Berg, Thal, Wasser und Land, Vor oder in Besatzungen, Gegen oder von Feinden Furzunemen, Welcher Art Sitten Herkommen und Gebrauch, Under und bey Regierung de Allerdurchleuchtigstenm Gro machttigsten, Unuberwindlichsten, Und Krieg erfahrnen berumptisten Romischen Keysers Caroli de Funfften, Hochloblichster unseligster Gedechtni , Geubt Ungebraucht, In Zehen Bucher Abgetheilt, Vergleichen nie is Gesehen Worden, Von Neuwen Beschrieben und antag Geben durch Leonhardt Fronsperger. Mit Schonen Neuwen Figuren und einem Ordenlichen Register. Jetzt von neuwem mit Sonderm flei Ubersehen, Und an vielen Ortern Gemehrt unnd Gebessert. Frankfurt: [Georg Raben, In Verlegung Sigmund Feyerabends und Simon Huters], 1565. [iv], CCLI, XXI, [7] ff. 6 copperplate folding plates by Jost Amman. Woodcut text illustrations. Folio (12" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in period style, raised bands to spine, clasps restored, hinges mended, preliminaries and following gathering re-hinged. Some scuffing to boards with wear to edges and corners, large early armorial bookplate of the Bavarian Ducal Library to front pastedown, front hinge starting. Title page with large woodcut vignette printed in red and black. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, light edgewear to a few leaves at beginning of text, upper corner of title page repaired, small later owner name neatly lettered below imprint date. A very appealing copy with all of the often-lacking plates. $9,500. * Third edition with plates by Amman. Originally published in 1555, this comprehensive book was intended for officers and others involved in the military and naval affairs of the Holy Roman Empire. Most of the book is devoted to aspects of organization and the rules of engagement. As indicated by its title, it also provides extensive discussion of military law and the laws of war. One of the woodcuts is a trial sce.


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Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen..
Fronsperger, Leonhardt; Amman, Jost, Plates
Frankfurt, 1565. 3rd ed with 6 plates by Amman
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