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Grandmaison, (Philippe Augustin Thomas de)
La Petite Guerre Ou Traite Du Service De Troupes Legeres En Campagne.
Privately Printed, Paris?, 1756. X pp + 417 pages with half title to the "Premier" part [Parts 1 +2] and title page to the 2nd book bound in, woodcut headpiece to preface, slightly later half calf marbled paper boards, hinges a little thin and stringing shows to top edge of the spine and front edge near base. Contents very clean and printed on rag paper. There are a few light damp stains to margins on a few pages, but these appear to have been treated when binding was done c1820-30, so no deterioration after this period. A small octavo, Contents very good+, binding very good. *Scarce work on the deployment of light troops in wars, only the 2nd work on "Little Wars" after Marechal De Saxe 10 years earlier in 1746. French Language. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Colophon Books (UK) [Leek, United Kingdom]
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