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Warfare and the age of printing [electronic resource] : catalogue of early printed books from before 1801 in Dutch military collections : with analytical bibliographic descriptions of 10,000 works / Louis Ph. Sloos [project leader, compiler and general editor].

Contributor(s): Sloos, Louis Ph.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (4 v.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9789047425885 (electronic bk.); 904742588X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Military art and science -- Bibliography -- Catalogs | Early printed books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs | Military libraries -- Netherlands -- Catalogs | Military art and science -- Early works to 1800 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs | Military art and science -- Netherlands -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs | Netherlands -- History, Military -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs | Military Science | Reference & resource series | REFERENCEGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Warfare and the age of printing.DDC classification: 016.355 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
VOLUME 1; Contents; Part one, preliminary; Acknowledgments; Preface; I Warfare and the age of printing General introduction (Louis Ph. Sloos); 2 The Ministry of Defence's treasury of books: 10,000 volumes from the16th to the 18th century Military libraries in the Netherlands(1600 -- 1940) and their historical legacy (Louis Ph. Sloos); 2.1 Books found in soldiers' abandoned knapsacks; Part I Settings; 2.2 The library at the Military Engineers and Fencing School at the University of Leyden, 1600; 2.3 Historic professional literature formilitary librarians; 2.4 The first corps libraries
Summary: An important part of the Dutch national treasure of early printed books from before 1801 on military and related subjects is kept in military libraries and collections. This catalogue contains 10,000 books in twelve different languages dated 1500-1800 from nine different Defence institutions/collections, representing both Army and Navy.
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VOLUME 1; Contents; Part one, preliminary; Acknowledgments; Preface; I Warfare and the age of printing General introduction (Louis Ph. Sloos); 2 The Ministry of Defence's treasury of books: 10,000 volumes from the16th to the 18th century Military libraries in the Netherlands(1600 -- 1940) and their historical legacy (Louis Ph. Sloos); 2.1 Books found in soldiers' abandoned knapsacks; Part I Settings; 2.2 The library at the Military Engineers and Fencing School at the University of Leyden, 1600; 2.3 Historic professional literature formilitary librarians; 2.4 The first corps libraries

An important part of the Dutch national treasure of early printed books from before 1801 on military and related subjects is kept in military libraries and collections. This catalogue contains 10,000 books in twelve different languages dated 1500-1800 from nine different Defence institutions/collections, representing both Army and Navy.

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