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    Whitworth Porter. History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Volumes I and II. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. First edition. Two octavo volumes. A handsome set. Very good.

    More Information: Whitworth Porter. History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Volumes I and II. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. 1889. First edition. Two octavo volumes. xvi, [4], [1]-553; xi, [1]-548 pages. 24 page publisher's catalog. Original red cloth with blindstamped rules on the boards, gilt regimental insignia on the front boards of each volume and titles in gilt on the spine. Edges untrimmed. Replaced endpapers. Modest soiling and wear to boards. Contents with light scattered foxing, otherwise clean. A handsome set in very good condition. A third volume was published in 1915, as a result of its late publication date it is frequently absent from the set.

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