Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2012
    11th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 405

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $4,641,550