New York: William A. Davis, No. 26, Moore Street, for the Author, 1797.
First Edition. 24 engraved plates. 4, , 14-260 pp. 12mo. Contemporary marbled sheep, spine ruled in gilt, black morocco lettering piece, minor wear. Provenance: E. Phelps (signature on title); King Lawrence Parker (bookplate) Evans 32878; ESTC W29515; Rink 2172; Sabin 91568; Riley 412. Item #366378
The author was a captain of artillery during the American Revolution under Gen. John Lamb, who provides herein a recommendation for the book. William Rollinson, a line and stipple engraver in New York, executed the plates. A complete copy of an unusual and important American military manual, usually lacking some or all of the plates.
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