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Sturm, Leonhard Christoph "
Der wahre Vauban, oder der von den Deutschen und Hollandern verbesserte franzusische Ingenieur.Nuremberg, George Peter Monath, 1761. With an engraved frontispiece and 31 folding engraved plates. With: (2) Goulon, Louis. Bericht von Belagerung und Vertheidigung einer Festung.Nuremberg, George Peter Monath, 1761. With 4 engraved plates. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. Modern plain paper boards."
1633. [6], 157, [11]; 56 pp.Ad 1: Third edition of a work on the famous French military engineer Sebastien le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707) by the German philosopher and engineer Leonhard Christoph Sturm (1669-1719). The book is divided into three parts, the first dealing with mathematics and the second the geometry, with some letterpress tables in the text and some geometric figures on 8 engraved plates. The third part deals with the method of fortification according to Vauban, accompanied by 23 plates showing fortresses of various shapes.Ad 2: Fourth edition of the German translation of the memoirs of the French engineer and General Louis Goulon, concerning both defending and attacking fortresses.With an owner's inscription(?) in ink on title-page. Slightly foxed with some marginal water stains, otherwise in good condition.l Jahns, p. 1442; Jordan 3689; Vd18 Very fine condition; ad 2: Jordan 1495; Vd18 Very fine condition; for both: cf. Sloos, Warfare Very fine condition."
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