Most Briefe Tables to knowredily how manie rancks of footmen armed with Corselettes, as unarmed, go to the making of a just battaile, from an hundred unto twentie thousand. Next a Very Easie, and Approvued way to arme a battaile with Harkabuzers, and winges of horsemen according to the use at these daies. Newlie Increased, and Largelie amplified. Tourned out of Italian into English by H.G.

Girolamo Cantaneo

Published by Thomas East for John Wight, 1588
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Octavo sized, 37 pp. in three quarter 20th century calf with spine lettered in gilt. Woodcut initials and tailpiece. Light foxing, near fine condition. The 1588 second English edition of Cantaneo's scientific method for marshalling troops in order of battle, with 27 computational tables. Gorolamo Cantaneo was considered by contemporaries to be one of the greatest military strategists of Europe. He authored at least eight works on military fortifications and other matters. In this work, Cataneo realtes his strategic method for rapid deployment of forces. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Most Briefe Tables to knowredily how manie ...
Publisher: Thomas East for John Wight
Publication Date: 1588
Binding: Leather_bound
Book Condition: Near Fine

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