1567 1ed Fortification Domenico Mora Military Tre Quesiti Italian Wars Artillery

MORA, Domenico

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Domenico Mora was a 16th-century Italian military engineer who is best known for his military treatise ‘Tre Quesiti’. Mora’s book was a catalyst in the development of military fortifications, especially star forts and defenses. It was regularly referenced by military officers and decision makers who were developing artillery designed to overcome defensive architecture.

 

This 1567 printing of Mora’s first treatise is exceptionally rare. Outside of Italy, no other copies are known to exist in any institutional holdings. Very rare!

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1567 1ed Fortification Domenico Mora Military Tre Quesiti Italian Wars Artillery

 

Domenico Mora was a 16th-century Italian military engineer who is best known for his military treatise ‘Tre Quesiti’. Mora’s book was a catalyst in the development of military fortifications, especially star forts and defenses. It was regularly referenced by military officers and decision makers who were developing artillery designed to overcome defensive architecture.

 

This 1567 printing of Mora’s first treatise is exceptionally rare. Outside of Italy, no other copies are known to exist in any institutional holdings. Very rare!

 

Item number: #10511

Price: $950

 

MORA, Domenico

 

Tre quesiti in dialogo sopra il fare batterie, fortificare vna città et ordinar battaglie quadrate con una disputa di precedenza tra l’arme & le lettere

 

Venetia: Per Giouanni Varisco & compagni, 1567. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [4], 68, [2]
  • References: Edit16 40831; USTC 843401
  • Language: Italian
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.25in X 6in (21cm x 15cm)
  • Exceedingly rare and valuable

 

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10511

Category

Military & War

Authors

MORA, Domenico

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete