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Rules, Chiefly Deduced from Experiment, for Conducting the Practical Operations of a Siege, Originally Composed for the Use of the Royal Engineer Establishment at Chatham. Part I: Containing the Preparation of the Necessary Materials, and the Tracing and Execution of the First and Second Parallels, and of the Approaches Connected with Them
Book #: 008813

Author: Paisley, C. W.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: John Weale
Place: London
Year: 1841
Edition: Second Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Part I only. Cover title: Rules for Conducting the Practical Operations of a Siege. Green gilt stamped cloth over boards, xiii, 61 pages, illustrated with drawings in the text. Covers worn/scuffed, spotted, worn at corners and spine ends, short tears in cloth at base of spine and along parts of back edge of spine. Chapters include preparing timber and brushwood for military purposes; rules for making fascines; rules for making gabions and hurdles; rules for tracing and commencing the first parallel; rules for tracing and commencing the second parallel; arming the working parties in a siege; arrangements and regulations proper for military working parties in a siege; and more. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 0 oz. Category: Military & Warfare; Inventory No: 008813.