Johannes Bengedans' bossemester - og krigsbog om KRIGSKUNST OG KANONER / Das Buchsenmeister - und Kriegsbuch des Johannes Bengedans.

Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, (2006). First edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes, folio, pictorial boards, 287; 149 pp., full-color reproductions of the original circa-1450 manuscript throughout. Like new. Item #21641
ISBN: 9788779341623

Text in Danish and German (ms text is German) with English-language introduction at end of second volume. First publication of this medieval manuscript from the University of Copenhagen's Arnamagnaean Collection (AM 374 fol). Johannes Bengedans was a German master of artillery in the employ of "The Teutonic Order." His fully-illustrated autograph manuscript "Book on Artillery and the Art of War" contained the summation of his knowledge and skills.

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