Abstract of Infantry Tactics Including Exercises and Manoeuvres of Light-Infantry and Riflemen; for the Use of the Militia of the United States
Boston, Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1830. Hardcover. 12mo. Full calf. 138pp. Line drawings, charts, maps (two foldouts), plans. Good plus. Edgeworn and scuffed; light to moderate age toning and sporadic mild foxing throughout. Tight, decent first edition of this well-known how-to manual. Introductory notice from Board of Officers presenting this text to the Secretary of War signed in type by Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor and half a dozen other prominent military officers of the day. While the original calf binding is serviceable, if edgeworn, the paper spine labels are modern. .
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