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Military Topography and Sketching 1896  

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Root's Military Topography and Sketching Prepared for Use in the United States Infantry and Cavalry School

Root, Edwin A.

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


October, 1896


4, [2], iv, [7]-379 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated including 2 folding color plates; 3 folding maps loose in rear endpaper pocket (which has been renewed). (8vo) 21.5x14 cm (8½x5½"), blue cloth lettered in gilt. Second edition, revised and enlarged by the Department of Engineering.

Ink name of  Dan'l. H. Brush, Captain 17th Infantry U.S.A. 12/30/96, on front flyleaf.

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A bit of soiling and rubbing to cloth, some extremity wear; very good.

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