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Near Fine. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Vols I through 3 (of 5 plus portfolio of charts and views). Vol. I: col. frontis., cclxxxiv, 696pp; numerous b/w illus. and charts (most of the latter folding). Vol. II: col. frontis., clxx, 1028pp; 82 illus., many folding. Vol. III: col. frontis., ccxxiv, 718pp; 68 illus., 13 sketch maps. An excellent set, in as-new condition. (Due to the size/weight of this set, an extra shipping charge will apply. )
Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A collection of three rare original military texts, bound into one volume.1. "The Art of Defence on Foot with the Broad Sword and Sabre, Uniting the Scotch and Austrian Methods into one Regular System. To which are added Remarks on the Spadroon", the Second Edition, 1798, by C. Roworth, of the Royal Westminster Volunteers. 108pp; 9 plates (5 folding). 2. "Regulations for the Exercise of Riflemen and Light Infantry, and Instructions for Their ...
Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Limited, London
Date published: 1906
Description: Good- No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 197pp, 4 illus. Binding is burgundy cloth/gilt, no dj. Pages untrimmed. Covers soiled, frontespiece and endpapers show small areas of dampstaining, head of spine is chipped, else Good-. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: R. Uglow and Company, Kingston, ON
Date published: 1904
Description: Good. No Jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. viii, 634pp. Ferguson was Prof. of History at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Some underlining in pencil, ends of spine worn. Front hinge strained but secure. Scarce. (Due to the size/weight of this book, an extra shipping charge will apply to destinations outside the U.S.A. ) Read More
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge
Date published: 1910
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 1282pp + "Statistics" section. Name stamp on ffep and on half-title page, otherwise a nice copy. Laid in is a small pamphlet "The Official Publications of Harvard University" Due to the weight of this volume, additional postage will be required for destinations outside the USA. Read More
Publisher: Mildred R. Livingston, Prescott, ON
Date published: 1987
Description: Fine. No Jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. A facsimile reprint of the original edition published by the author in Merrickville in 1901. 266pp + index and errata page. A nice example. Read More