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Lot nr:1087
Book nr:27852
Author:STEVIN, Simon
Title:La Castrametation, descrite par Symon Stevin de Bruges, selon l'ordonnance & usage de tres-illustre, tres-excellent Prince et Seigneur Maurice, par la grace Dieu Prince d'Orange ....
Town:Rotterdam
Publisher:Jan van Waesberge
Year:1618
Description:In-f, [8], 54 pp, large woodcut printer's device on title page, full-page engraved portrait and coat-of-arms of Prince Maurice; woodcut head-pieces, initials and diagrams. Slightly browned, some marginal stains. Old ms. annotation on title page. Bound in later red boards
Note:First edition of this important work on the construction and lay-out of military quarters by Stevin. In the book we find exact information on common practice, as well as on its historical development. A good copy of this esteemed work. Ref. Bierens de Haan, 4576
Price:€2000 - €3000
Sellingprice:€2600
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