ALBERGHETTI, GIUSTO EMILIO
Compendio della fortificatione. Venice: Girolamo Albrizzi, 1694
2 parts in one volume, folio (366 x 250mm.), 2 engraved title-pages, folding engraved plate, engraved illustrations (some printed on folding letterpress sheets with continuous pagination), with initial blank leaf, modern patterned paper boards
A crisp copy of Alberghetti's treatise on offensive and defensive fortification, which also explored ways to retain recent Venetian territorial gains. Alberghetti, from a family of military engineers, served the Venetian state as an artillery expert.
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