A breefe discourse, concerning the force and effect of all manuall weapons of fire and the disability of the long bowe or archery, in respect of others of greater force now in vse. With sundrye probable reasons for the verrifying therof: the which I haue doone of dutye towards my soueraigne and country, and for the better satisfaction of all such as are doubtfull of the same. Written by Humfrey Barwick ...

Title

A breefe discourse, concerning the force and effect of all manuall weapons of fire and the disability of the long bowe or archery, in respect of others of greater force now in vse. With sundrye probable reasons for the verrifying therof: the which I haue doone of dutye towards my soueraigne and country, and for the better satisfaction of all such as are doubtfull of the same. Written by Humfrey Barwick ...

Author

Barwick, Humfrey.

Date

1592

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

In part a reply to "Certain discourses" by Sir John Smythe and "A briefe discourse of warre" by Sir Roger Williams. Printer's name supplied and publication date conjectured by STC. Printed at the author's expense to replace the first edition which was burned, according to a note on leaf 35 (setting 2). Running title reads: Certaine discourses of warre and vse of weapons. Gatherings H and K-L come in two settings. Catchword, leaf 22: (1) "And" or (2) "kindes"; (1) leaves 33v-35r contain a postscript, or (2) p. 35r contains an author's notes and errata. The latter setting comes in two variants. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A05277
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A05277
  • DLPS: A05277
  • STC: STC 1542
  • STC: ESTC S101056
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99836880
  • PROQUEST: 99836880
  • VID: 1172