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Los Quatro Libros… de los Enxemplos, Consejos y Avisos de la Guerra Facsimile Edition

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Sextus Julius Frontinus, from Rome, a well known military person as well as an engineer, “consular man”, as called by this work's translator, author of texts about the problem of waters in Rome and about surveying, he was also the author of a well known piece of work, Stratagemata or Staregematicon (sic in the prologue, a translator's inscription, Diego Guillén de Ávila, addressed to Pedro de Velasco, Count of Haro), where “he puts many remedies and tricks into action for all the war events”, in fact a list of very well chosen war anecdotes.

The “Authorities” and characters served as examples, the advices and the warnings are offered as side apostilles.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Los Quatro Libros… de los Enxemplos, Consejos y Avisos de la Guerra": Los Quatro Libros… de los Enxemplos, Consejos y Avisos dela Guerra facsimile edition, published by Vicent Garcia Editores, 2002

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Los Quatro Libros… de los Enxemplos, Consejos y Avisos dela Guerra

Valencia: Vicent Garcia Editores, 2002

  • Commentary (Spanish)
  • Limited Edition: 3160 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Los Quatro Libros… de los Enxemplos, Consejos y Avisos de la Guerra: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

The facsimile, printed on specially made laid paper, is contained in a cloth-lined presentation case with gold engraved leather spine.

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Parchment on wooden board.

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