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Lot nr:882
Book nr:28541
Author:VEGETIUS RENATUS, Flavius - SCRIVERIUS (ed.)
Title:De Re Militari libri ... cum Commentariis aut Notis God. Stewechii & Fr. Modii
Town:[Leiden]
Publisher:ex. off. Plantiniana Raphelengij
Year:1607
Description:4to, [8], 102, [10], 123, 208 ; [12], 347, 24, [31] pp, printer's device on title page in copper engraving, on second title page woodcut printer's device, numerous woodcut engravings in text (military subjects). Foxing and some stains, but still a good copy. Bound in full ivory vellum, blindstamped, soiled, with some loss of vellum at the top end of the spine
Note:Franciscus Modius, geboren te Oudenburg nabij Brugge in 1556, studeerde te Douai in de rechten. In Leuven sloot hij vriendschap met de bekende humanisten Justus Lipsius en Fr. Nansius.
"Godescalcus Steweech, in 1551 te Heusden geboren, was zeer ervaren in de romeinsche geschied- en oudheidkunde. Hij overleed in 1586"
Provenance : ms. ex. ex libris on fly leaf (Earl Mareschal of Scotland, Alexander Lang)
Price:€200 - €300
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