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Principes de l'art de la guerre. Développés d'après les meilleurs exemples & appliqués, tant aux opérations d'un Corps d'Armée, qu'à celle des Détachemens particuliers. Ouvrage Elémentaire, orné de Planches.
Paris, Cellot & Jombert 1779 - Octavo. Pp. viii, 426, (2). Plus 8 folding engraved plates bound at end. Woodcut device to title; woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Hardcover, bound in contemporary tree full calf, spine richly decorated in gilt, burgundy morocco lettering-piece in gilt, marbled endpapers, red cloth ribbon marker; extremities bit rubbed, one lower corner chafed. Handsome copy in a very good condition, fine interior, completely free of foxing, very bright plates. ~ First edition. Le Roy de Bosroger's (1700-1775) famous work on the principles of military tactics and military art and science. The beautiful plates depict various famous battle and siege war situations, and are interleaved with direct explanatory texts. Very rare.
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