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Book Description

Second edition, with two maps, in original gilt-lettered slipcase. Publisher's blind-embossed, red cloth-covered light card wrappers, nice and crisp; minor bump at top of spine; 1" split at top and bottom of front hinge; contents clean and tight. Two maps (as issued) in excellent condition. All together in gilt-lettered and blind-stamped red cloth-over-card slipcase, with marbled paper lining; a bit dusty overall; light wear to corners; split across top of spine, 1/4" down. Overall contents are fine, case near fine.
Dealer Notes
Yates's treatise is a condensation and reworking of Jomini's Traité des grandes opérations militaires for the English military market. It is but one of the interests of this Barrister and St. John's College, Cambridge, scholar, as evidenced in the lengthy (24 pp.) dedication to General Sir William F.P. Napier, which is more of a screed against "...civil and religious tyrants..." who oppress the people -- not Britain, of course -- and, above all, against slavery, especially as it is practiced in the Southern United States.
Author Edward Yates
Date 1855
Binding Cloth-covered card wrappers, in slipcase
Publisher London: T. and W. Boone
Condition Fine, in near fine case

Price: £175.00

Offered by Wilfrid de Freitas

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