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The Renaissance Drill Book 1-85367-561-X

The Renaissance Drill Book 1-85367-561-X

Jacob de Gheyn; edited by David J. Blackmore

Jacob de Gheyn's Exercise of Armes was an immense success when first published in 1607. The Renaissance Drill Book is a fascinating 17th-century military manual, designed to instruct contemporary soldiers how to handle arms effectively, and correctly, and it makes for a unique glimpse into warfare as waged in the Thirty Years War and the English Civil War.
The manual uses illustrations to clearly demonstrate drill for soldiers employing calibers and muskets. It shows how to load and fire, or merely carry, a matchlock piece. In addition, detailed illustrations show the various movements and postures to be adopted during use of the pike.

* 117 illustrations

248 pages - HC - 5 1/2" x 8 3/4"

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