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- Planches du Projet de Réglement sur les Manoeuvres de l'Artillerie, rédigé par ordre de S. Ex. le Ministre de la Guerre.

Strasbourg, F. G. Levrault, (1824). Oblong crown quarto. Pp. 4 (index to the plates). Calligraphed lithographic title and 111 lithographic plates, mostly folding, numbered 1-109 including 45bis and 46bis, all with multiple images to each. Hardcover, bound in contemporary black calf and matching boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, vellum corners, extremities bit rubbed, paper over boards bit creased. In a very good condition. ¶ ~ First edition. The plate volume of this very rare official French artillery manual. The work is divided into 10 main sections, including 'École du canonnier' (plates I-IX), 'Service des bouches a feu de bataille' (X-XXI), 'Service des bouches a feu de siége' (XXVII-XLVbis), 'École de section' (LVI-LXVIII), 'École de batterie' (LXIX-LXXXI) and 'Évolutions de batteries' (LXXXII-XCVI). Previously in the library of the Dutch Horse Artillery Corps with small initials stamp on title-page and minute gilt lettering at foot of spine. Not in Sloos.
EUR 600.00 [Appr.: US$ 579.02 | £UK 535.5 | JP¥ 83622] Book number 9418

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