The First Edition, a Superb CopyA New Military Dictionary: or, the Field of War. Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of the Most Remarkable Battles, Sieges, Bombardments, and Expeditions, Whether by Sea or Land. ...By a Military Gentleman. Illustrated with a great Number of elegant Copper-plates, Heads of the Admirals and Generals, Plans of Battles, Maps, &tc. London: Printed for J. Cooke, 1760.
First edition. Folio. Unpaginated. Frontispiece. Title page in red and black. Double-columned. Ten portraits, six views, twelve plans, nine maps. Written anonymously but attributed to John Almon.
Modern full polished calf; five raised bands and gilt-stamped maroon morocco label to spine. A few minor scratches to boards; light rubbing to a couple of the bands. Offsetting caused to facing pages by several of the plates. Catalog blurb to front pastedown. In overall fine condition.
An encyclopedic British military history of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with a heavy emphasis on the then-continuing Seven Years' War, and much on the war in North America.
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