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The Illustrated Military Hand-Book: Giving a Familiar Description of a Fortress, the Method of Besieging it, and an Explanation of All Military Terms. [By an Old Soldier]

By: An Old Soldier

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, H.G. Collins, 22 Paternoster Row: 1855

Seller ID: 004467


12mo, pp 25, (3), + 4pp publisher's adverts. Double-page map of Sebastopol Harbour, double page map showing the Crimea relative to the seat of war, 9 engraved plates (of which three are double page), showing the exterior of a casemated battery, plan of a modern fortress with siege works, profile view of a bastion, 24 pounder siege gun, an embrasure, a 15 inch french mortar, shell case-shot grape-shot & round shot, a fascine & a gabion, Minie rifle & patent revolver. All the plates are waterstained, the contents are very slightly weak, neat stamp of a former owner (T.W. Pickard, Glynde) in thre... View more info