LOT 565

[Fortifications. Tensini]

La Fortificatione Guardia difesa et espugnatione delle Fortezze esperimentata in diverse guerre del Cavaliero Francesco Tensini da Crema (...). Venetia. Antonio Bariletti. 1630. Folio, leather, illustrated frontispiece with title by Philippo Sadeler.

(14),83,83,128 pp., portrait of the author, 48 copperplates of which 11 double-page. Shabby binding, plate 40 upside down; several plates misbound. Frontispiece with minor imperfections. Extra: reduced-size copy of frontispiece and annotations in pencil on endpaper, here and there light browning and (water)staining. Printed at Venetia by Evangelista Deuchino. 1624, on final text leaf. [Frontispiece of 2nd edition from 1630 added?].

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