The Attac and Defence, of fortified Places in three parts. (4976)
A scarce book on Military operations this is the 3rd edition much enlarged
with sections on 1 operations for attac , 2 defence of fortification , 3 treatise of mines tables of charges of powder from 50 – 640 lbs also including Bellidor`s new method of mining and Valliers on countermines
The book is rare in these early editions . Bound in full leather with bumped corners binding is slightly cracked at the rear hinge binding has wear from use but looks good now polished. interior very clean with yapped edges to pages, 23 of 25 mostly folding plates, diagrams, maps & tables plate 11 & 19 missing. 222pp. plus 32 pages of adverts of other books published by the same publisher for sale. RARE !