Paris: Chez Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1775. 2nd Edition. 8vo. Very Good. Item #12685
An important 18th-century work on state-of-the-art fortifications, published the year the Revolutionary War began and likely would have been used during the war by American and French engineers.
Profusely illustrated with charts and architectural fortification plans, most are fold-outs.
Contemporary speckled calf. Square Tight Binding. Clean interior.Mild rubbing and edgewear to binding.
A handsome and superior edition of a scarce and important 18th-century military work.