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    Rare Work on Ancient Military Engineering, Discipline and Tactics

    Compte de Saint-Cyr. [Alexis Frédéric Léonard]. Notes sur le Génie, la Discipline Militair et la Tactique des Égyptiens, des Grecs, des Rois d'Asie, des Carthaginois & des Romains; avec la Relation raisonnée des Principales Expéditions Militaires de ces Peuples Guerriers; Enrichies d'une Table Chronologique, & de 48 Planches. Paris: Lottin/Cellot, 1783. Quarto. xx, 294 pages. Forty-eight engraved plates. Contemporary leather with gilt rule borders on the boards and titles and decoration stamped in six compartments between five raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards modestly worn at the edges with scattered staining; small area of leather lacking near the head of the spine; internally clean and a very good copy. A rare treatise on military engineering, battle tactics and discipline in ancient times. Seldom encountered in this superb condition.

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    April, 2012
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