GHEYN (JACOB DE) Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608

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GHEYN (JACOB DE)
Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608

Sold for £ 16,500 (US$ 23,294) inc. premium
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Property of an English collector
GHEYN (JACOB DE)
Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, engraved decorative title-page and 117 engraved plates, all finely hand-coloured in a modern hand, light dampstain in lower margin of title; small stain and long tear neatly repaired to plate 5 of arquebuss; light dampstain to fore-margin of plates 19-32 (within platemark of nos. 24-25, and 31-32) of pikes, but generally clean with wide margins, early vellum, varnished, old paper label on spine [Lipperheide 2058], folio (360 x 280mm.), Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608

Footnotes

  • First edition in French of Jacob de Gheyn's handsome manual showing the drill of matchlock men, musketeers and pikemen, originally commissioned in 1597 by Count Johann II von Nassau-Siegen, nephew of Prince Maurits.
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GHEYN (JACOB DE) Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608
GHEYN (JACOB DE) Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608
GHEYN (JACOB DE) Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608
GHEYN (JACOB DE) Mainement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquetz, et picques, Amsterdam, Robert de Baudous... on les vend' aussi a Amsterdam chez Henry Laurens, 1608
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