Item #8816 The Art of War and Englands Traynings : London 1619. Edward Davies.

The Art of War and Englands Traynings : London 1619

Amsterdam: Da Capo Press / Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1968.

Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #8816

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; STC No 6326. Facsimile reprint of 1619 edition, London: Printed by Edward Griffin. "The third book, relating to the 'exercise of Trayning and drilling', contains the earliest use of the word 'drilling' in the sens of exercising soldiers. (Hazlitt, ii, 159)." Maurice J D Cockle; A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642; Cockle 92. ; The English Experience: Its Record in Early Printed Books Published in Facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 37; 221 pages.

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