Abstract of Infantry Tactics Including Exercises and Manoeuvres of Light-Infantry and Riflemen; for the Use of the Militia of the United States.
Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1830. Hardcover. 12mo. Full calf. 138pp. Line drawings, charts, maps (two foldouts), plans. Good plus. Edgeworn and scuffed; light to moderate age toning and sporadic mild foxing throughout. Item #33941
Tight, decent first edition of this well-known how-to manual. Introductory notice from Board of Officers presenting this text to the Secretary of War signed in type by Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor and half a dozen other prominent military officers of the day. While the original calf binding is serviceable, if edgeworn, the paper spine labels are modern.
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