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Scott, Winfield]
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE FIELD EXERCISE AND MANOEUVRES OF INFANTRY, COMPILED AND ADAPTED TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, AGREEABLY TO A RESOLVE OF CONGRESS, DATED DECEMBER, 1814. PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT
Concord: Printed by Isaac Hill, for the State of New- Hampshire, 1817. Two volumes: 330 [i.e. 332]pp.; forty leaves of folding plates. Four manuscript notes laid into text volume (see below). Text: Contemporary calf, spine ruled in gilt with gilt morocco label. Boards rubbed and edge worn, chipped at head of spine and upper inner corner of rear board. Manuscript note pasted to front pastedown, pencil inscription on front free endpaper. Lower outer corner of pages 81-82 and 145-146 torn (no loss of text). Moderate tanning and foxing throughout. Atlas volume: Small quarto. Contemporary three-quarter calf and blue paper boards. Wear and soiling to boards, tail of spine frayed. Plate 21 lacking (plate 17 repeated in its place), plates 1, 24, 28, 29, 34 with small closed tears at inside margin (no loss of text); plate 33 with six-inch closed tear at inside margin and fraying to outside margin (slight loss of text), plate 40 with lower outside corner torn away (some loss of text), occasional light soiling. About very good overall. Second edition of General Winfield Scott's new infantry manual, printed for the state of New Hampshire; this copy being an official copy of the state's Ninth Regiment, according to a manuscript note pasted to the front pastedown: "June 12th, 1817, Capt. Phinehas Stone, received, of Coln. Nathaniel Moore, this book, being the property of the State of New Hampshire, designed for the use of the Ninth Regiment of Militia in said State." Stone (1775-1852) served as a captain during the War of 1812, and went on to become colonel of the regiment in 1818. The … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]

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