Scott, Henry Lee
Title Military Dictionary, Comprising Technical Definitions; Information on Raising and Keeping Troops; Actual Service, Including Makeshifts and Improved ... Relating to Land Forces
Book Condition Good
Edition early printing
Publisher New York D. Van Nostrand 1864
Seller ID 33450
O; Classic Reprint; Woodcut figures, maps; tables; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 674 pages; Stout large 8vo HC in original light red cloth with pictorial and decorative elements in blind and with quarter binding red leather spine with titles tooled brigtly in gilt. Page block edges marbled. Decent sound copy is ex-library with call label base of spine and expected instutional attachments to endpages. Leather chipped at spine ends; heavy, acid free mylar tape applied over the whole spine as library reinforcement. Linen tape reinforcement to marbled endpaer joint at rear and to a gap between the copyright and reface pages at front. Several signatures mid-book starting but still soundly bound. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts figures, maps and some tables. A wide ranging reference on Civil War era strategy, logistics, planning and law related matters of a standing army. Sound decent reference copy; much more satisfying in the original laid type and engraved illustrated edition than in the washed out and grim - photo reproduced POD editions. Good only ... Versize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.