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Title: The Conduct of War: A Short Treatise on Its Most Important Branches and Guiding Rules.
Description: London, Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner. 1899, First British Edition. Hard Cover. 285 pp, 9 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/emblem on front board. Erratum slip tipped in at beginning of Chapter I. Fourth volume of "The Wolseley Series", edited by Capt. Walter H. James. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Relation in which War stands to Society; The Special Characteristics of War at the Present Time; The Main Features of the Modern Method of Conducting War; The Main Forms of the Conduct of War; The Offensive; The Defensive; Reciprocity between Offensive and Defensive; The Operations; Strategical Offensive Operations; Offensive Tactical Operations; Strategical Defensive Operations; Tactical Defensive Operations; Operations under Special Conditions; Influence of Operations by Sea on the Conduct of War; Conclusion. Previous owner's name/info/date (1939). in ink on half-title page, very light browning in margins of pages, small bump at corners of boards that migrate into pages, darkening to edges of text block, moderate fading to spine colour, a few light staind on boards, light edge wear, wrinklijg at top/bottom of spine. Good-.

Keywords: War, Society, Politics, Arbitration, Peace, Modern Warfare, 19th Century Warfare, Armies, Attack, Defence, Strategy, Tactics, Willisen, Offensive, Defensive, Reciprocity, Operations, Lines of Retreat, Lines of Communications, Mobilization, Strategical Dep

Price: US$ 50.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 30101

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