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MILITARY HISTORY -- CENTORIO DEGLI ORTENSI, A. Il primo (- quinto et ultimo) discorso (…) sopra l'ufficio d'un capitano generale di esercito. Venice, G. Giolito de' Ferrari, 1557-62. 5 in 1 vol. (12), 20; (16), 54, (2); (16), 62, (2); (20), 117, (1); (24), 285, (2) pp. W. printer's mark on each title-p. and at the end of each part. Sm-4°. Later vellum w. leather label, marbled paste-downs. (Added decoration in an old hand in ink on first title-p., ex libris of the Marquesses of Salzia and William Ward, Viscount of Dudley).

All first editions. Ascanio Centorio degli Ortensi was the secretary of Count general G.B. Castaldo who commissioned the 5 Discorsi di Guerra, in which the author discusses the skills of generals and several technical aspects of the practice of war. The 5 Discorsi are rarely found together. - Adams C-1270; Brunet I, 1738; NBG 9, 384.

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