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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Allain Manesson Mallet - Les travaux de mars, ou L'art de la guerre. Divise and trois parties - 1684/1685 - Denys Thierry - Paris - 26, 375, 7 pp. - Leather binding - 23 × 16 cm - 153 copper engravings of the 155.Condition: moderate / fair. small piece is missing at the bottom of the spine, at the top a piece of leather is loose, slight wear to boards, on the first 16 pages a brown spot at the top, pages 209 to 212 are missing (including two engravings), p. 213 is loose, some pages are somewhat loose in the binding but still attached, boards broken, 13 pages numbered 222 with a letter (222a, 222b, 222c etc.), with contemporary handwritten text in front, pages generally clear and bright, copper engravings in good condition.17th-century book by Allain Manesson Mallet with 153 full-page copper engravings consisting of: 1 frontispiece, 2 portraits, 150 beautiful full-page copper engravings of i.a. Breda, Ravenstein, Chantilly, Paris, Marseille, Barcelona etc. etc. with plans, measurements, towns / villages, views, historical figures, castles, fortifications, mills and more... 22843595

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