De re militari (On Military Matters)
Place of Publication: Verona, Italy
Goff V-88; BMC VII 948; Sander 7481
Overall: 34.5 x 23.3 x 7.5 cm (13 9/16 x 9 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts
Not On View
(Verona: Johannes Nicolai, de Verona, 1472) Folio; 262 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped brown calf binding, modern gilt lettering on spine.
Numerous illustrations of instruments of war: cannons, catapults, battering rams, armored ships, pontoon bridges, etc.
Verona: Johannes Nicolai, de Verona, 1472
Ownership [?] inscription dated 1579 on verso of last folio; Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928); his heir John Marshall, from whom purchased by MFA, May 2, 1935
George Nixon Black Fund