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Paris: Jombert, 1749. Handsome copper-engraved vignette heading the Dedication and 36 folding plans. XXIV, 247pp. 4to, full contemporary calf with gilt spine (board well-worn with front cover detached; internally fine). Paris: Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1749. First edition. First edition of this important work by the noted military engineer. Clairac acknowledges the genius of Marechal Vauban's work on fortification and assault and mathematically improves on earlier designs for fortification. Uncommon. -- Graesse II, 90; Jordan, 712.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1819. Three volumes, bound in six. , 404; , 405- 964; , 613; , 615-989; , 635; , 637-1213, pp. 8vo, contemporary polished calf; gilt-stamped spines with 2 black leather labels (leather is rubbed; joints neatly repaired on 3 volumes; 3 of the books are also missing 1 of the labels, but the text is still visible); marbled edges and endpapers. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1819. Though the spines show wear the text black is clean and tight. Very.....
Berne. Publie sur l'ordre du chef de l'Etat-major general, le colonel-commandant de corps Sprecher von Bernegg, sous la direction du colonel M. Feldmann et du capitaine H. G. Wirz. Maps, some color or folding, text illus. 2 vols. Thick large 8vo, decoprative white cloth (spotted). Berne, 1915-1935. Very good. Military history of Switzerland from the 14th to the 16th centuries.
Norwalk: Easton. 9 color plates of soldiers in uniforms. 6 b/w plates of badges, chevrons, and buttons. 5pp. of text. Folio, full brown leather with paper label on front cover, light browning to front and back inner hinges. Norwalk: Easton Press, n.d., circa 1995. Very good A facsimile of the Richmond, 1861 edition in the Library of Congress.
London: Macmillan, 1913. 2 volumes. Each volume has a frontispiece portrait and three illustrations. xxxi + 507 pages and xiv + 509 pages (some foxing on preliminary and ending pages, text block clean), large 8vos, blue cloth, spines a bit faded. London: Macmillan, 1913. First edition. A very good copy. Volume I, 1820-1861. Volume II, 1862-1910. Multiple previous owner's, bookplate, label, and inscription on front endpapers.