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VON BERNHARDI, Lieut.-General Frederick (1849-1930), [GOLDMAN, Charles Sydney, trans.]
Cavalry in Future Wars.
London: John Murray. 1906 - Finely Bound First Edition. Large Octavo. pp. xxviii, 305 [2]. Re-bound in half burgundy morocco, with raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Red cloth from original boards with gilt stamping pasted to boards, and original spine cloth pasted to rear fly-leaf. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Some spotting and browning, and frequent but discreat coloured pencil marginalia/underlining. 'Although the opportunity of tactical action on the battlefield may have somewhat suffered, Bernhardi sees in the strategical handling of the Arm its chief possibilities, and here he includes reconnaissance and opperations against the enemy's rearward communications and pursuit of a defeated Army.' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB
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