History of West Point, and Its Military Importance during the American Revolution: And the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Army.

New York: Van Nostrand, 1864. hardcover. 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. good.

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