History of West Point, and Its Military Importance during the American Revolution: And the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Army.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Van Nostrand
Date Published: 1864
Description: 36 maps and plates, some maps folding. Thick 4to, original cloth, spine ends worn and repaired, some partial offsetting of folding plates on some pages, otherwise very good. New York: Van Nostrand, 1864. Limited Edition. A tight, bright copy. The frontispiece is a folding facsimile panorama of West Point in 1780. Author was adjutant and quartermaster at West Point during and after the Civil War. Before, Boynton was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, served in the Mexican War, and also taught at the United States Military Academy before the Civil War. Most of this work is a military study of the topography of West Point during the American Revolution and its fortifications at that time. One of 100 large paper copies. Howes B-678. Nestler 1087.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 232182