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De re militari

Illustrated by Matteo de' Pasti (Italian, about 1420–after 1420), Woodcuts by Jean Jollat (French, 16th century), Author Robertus Valturius (Italian, 1405–1475), Printer Chrestien Wechel (1495–1554)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, French, 560; Mortimer, French, 536


Overall: 32.5 x 22 x 3.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 85 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Chrestien Wechel, 1534) Folio; 198 leaves; modern half blind-stamped brown calf, brown cloth boards

Illustrations and diagrams of military implements, fortifications, etc.

Paris: Chrestien Wechel, 1534


Dr. Martini, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, November 1914.

Credit Line

Purchased with income of Otis Norcross Fund