Report On The Art Of War In Europe In 1854, 1855, and 1856


Published by George W.Bowman, Printer, Washington, D. C, 1860
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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xxiv, 277pp.with 24 lithographed views incl. additional title (most tinted, some folding, 2 with some hand-colouring), & 57 folding maps, plans & plates. numerous text illus. original blind-stamped cloth, In 1855 Major Delafield of the American Corps of Engineers was appointed to form a commission to visit the Crimea and the theatre of war in Europe for the purpose of gathering information regarding various aspects of their military systems: the organization of armies, furnishing and distributing supplies, medical and hospital arrangements, kinds of arms, ammuniition and equipment , including the Lancaster gun and rifle cannon, the construction of fortifications, methods of transportation, &c. The plates include numerous lithographed views of Sebastopol and fortifications there, the military hospital at St. Petersburg, the Turkish Barrack at Scutari, used by the English Army as their general depot hospital, and as a residence by Florence Nightingale, folding plans of fortifcations in Paris, Cherbourg, Sebastopol, Constadt, and other cities, and plates showing weapons, hospitals, batteries, storehouses, military structures. Text, plates and maps in excellent condition - no tears, foxing. However the binding is in very poor condition. Bookseller Inventory # 010818

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Title: Report On The Art Of War In Europe In 1854, ...

Publisher: George W.Bowman, Printer, Washington, D. C

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket - Issued

Edition: 1st Edition

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