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Military Manual]
INSTRUCTION For MOUNTAIN ARTILLERY, Prepared by a Board of Army Officer
Gideon and Co., Printers, Washington, 1851. 38 pp. 4 inserted lithographed plates, primarily depicting modes of loading various heavy artillery pieces on horseback. 7-1/8" x 4-3/8" A scarce [in the trade] American artillery manual, issued separately to serve as "an appendix to "the system of instruction for Field Artillery in use in the Army, (with which, in future editions, it is to be incorporated) ." Recent paper repair to spine. "Adjutant General / Rhode Island" written at top of t.p. A VG copy. 19th C. marbled paper wrappers, with printed title label to front wrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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