Auction 408 / Lot n° 2423

VEGEZIO RENATO, Flavio (IV-V secolo) - De re militari libri quatuor, and other texts. Edito da Guillaume Bude (1467-1540). Paris: Christian Wechel, 1535. The third edition of Wechel's compendium of military science, following editions of 1532 and 1534. Folio (336 x 212mm). First work with Wechel's Pegasus device on title and final verso, 122 full-page woodcuts (including one repeated three times), one half-page cut, numerous text diagrams (lower margin of title repaired but with same stamp on original and repaired part, some occasional repairs and light staining). 19th-century blue morocco, endpapers watermarked ""Ingres"" (small bump on lower margin of spine). Provenance: GL (small stamps and book label). The lot is accompanied by an export license.

Estimate 2,200.00 - 2,800.00€

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