Military Commission to Europe in 1855-1856.

Washington: Bowman, 1860. First Edition. hardcover. 22 plates, including one folding lithograph. (Bound with). Schon, J. Rifled Infantry Arms; A Brief Description of the Modern System of Small Arms, as adopted in the Various European Armies. 13 folding plates. 232pp. 4to, original cloth; (lacking spine, ex-lib, edges worn). Washington: George Bowman, 1860. Good. good.

Study of the military organizations and ordnances of Russia, Prussia, Austria, France, and Great Britian. Author was a member of the U.S. ordnance board and "...from 1855 to 1857 he served on the military commission to the Crimea." DAB XIII p.154. This work contains much on the ordnances of Russia and Great Britian during the Crimean War. Sabin 59532.

Price: $150.00

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