- Partly waterst. in lower blank margin (not affecting image); title duststoiled and reattached; sl. fingersoiled; a few prints trifle yellowed and foxed; 2 heraldic bookpates on upper pastedown; binding w. minor imperfections.
= Hollstein 340b and 341-457; cf. Cockle 79 (English ed., 1607); cf. Lipperheide Qb18 (Dutch ed. 1607); Jähns p.1005ff. The famous manual on handling muskets and pikes by Jacob de Gheyn (1565-1629). For the complex history of publication of the various (Dutch, German, English, French and Danish) editions in the years 1607-1608, see catalogue Le héraut du dix-septième siècle. Dessins et gravures de Jacques de Gheyn II et III, no.37 (Paris, Institut Néerlandais, 1985, with literature). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CII.