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Ferro, Francesco

Publication Date: 1745
Used Condition: fine Hardcover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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1745. Book entirely in neat ink manuscript. Title page lower half is fine pen and ink drawing of helmetted figure with two large military maps above her head and a cannon on either side. Title page is followed by 3 page letter, one blank page , then 286 pages of text, one blank, 2 page Indice, final blank. Book is stunningly illustrated with 12 foldout maps and diagrams of battleground formations. One foldout map has an armada of tiny ships very finely drawn and each with red flags, facing soldiers in formation on green-outlined shoreline. All maps have at least one color, some have three colors. Two maps have very attractive and elaborate rose compasses. Several show tents of soldier encampments with each tent carefully drawn. Book also has 8 foldout charts. Book was later published, the first edition as far as we can tell was in 1751. The manuscript is 11-3/4 x 8 3/4 inches; 22 x 30 cm., full leather. Leather is a bit worn and rubbed with a few tiny chips and wormholes 5 raised spine bands and mounted red leather spine label with full gilt trim on spine. Cover is Good; binding is very secure although inner hinges are beginning to crack. Text itself is VG plus to near Fine. Very neat; very legible. No ownership marks except faint stamp on front end paper (name is illegible). Unique. Bookseller Inventory # a87250

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Publication Date: 1745

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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