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Etliche underricht zu befestigung der Stett Schloss und Flecken (Treatise on the Fortification of City, Castle, and Places)

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Nuremberg: Hieronymus Andreae, 1527


Old library inscription on title of Underweysung; inscription inside upper cover ("Given to Dr. Lautensack [Lautenspek?] by Mother Jan 3rd 1905"); Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, November 10, 1938.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund


Place of Publication

Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Meder Books XXVIII, 1527, first edition; Murray, German, 151.


Overall: 32.4 x 22.2 x 4 cm (12 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Illustrated book with numerous woodcut diagrams and plans


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Illustrated books