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Dialogue between an engineer and a young man on military architecture

STURM, Leonhard Christoph. Architectura militaris hypothetico-eclectica, oder gründliche Anleitung zu der Kriegs-Baukunst...
Nuremberg, Peter Conrad Monath, 1719. 4to. With an engraved device on title-page, an engraved headpiece on the first page of the dedication, engraved author's portrait, 42 engraved plates with 79 illustrations, 23 letterpress tables and with woodcut head- and tailpieces. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, lovely gold-brocade endpapers. [16], 144, 23, [1] Full description
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Extremely rare unauthorized edition of a manual on field fortification for young officers

TIELKE, Johann Gottlieb. Unterricht für die Offiziers die sich zu Feldingenieurs bilden, oder doch den Feldzügen mit Nutzen beywohnen wollen, durch Beyspiele aus dem letzten Kriege erläutert, und mit nöthigen Plans versehen...
Vienna, Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattner, 1785. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, 32 folding engraved plates and some letterpress tables in text. 19th-century green half morocco, marbled paper sides. [48], 479, [9] pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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How to defeat the Ottoman army

VALENTINI, Georg Wilhelm von. Précis des dernières guerres des Russes contre les Turcs...
Paris, Firmin Didot, Anseling & Pochard, Ponthieu, 1825. 8vo. With 5 irregularly numbered maps with battle and siege plans on 4 folding engraved plates and several diagrams in the text showing troop formations. Contemporary tan half calf, the spine alternating areas of blind-tooled tan and gold-tooled dark brown, one including the title, marbled sides, light gray endpapers, turquoise sprinkled edges. VI, [2], 240, [2] pp. Full description
€ 650
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"On military technology, no works had greater influence or enjoyed greater prestige" (Guerlac)

VAUBAN, Sébastien le Prestre de [and Guillaume de Lafon de Boisguérin, seigneur DESHOULIERES]. De l'attaque et de la defense des places...
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1737. With: (2) VAUBAN, Sébastien le Prestre de. De l'attaque et de la defense des places... tome second. ...
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1742.
2 works in 1 volume. Large 4to (26.5 x 20.5 cm). Ad 1 with 36 folding engraved plates and ad 2 with 11 folding engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine. [1], [1 blank], [18], 216; [1], [1 blank], [14], "180" [=188], [34] pp. Full description
€ 2,950
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