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Fortification by Mexican general 1855   

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Elementos de fortificación, que redactó en el año de 1825 el ayudante general Ygnacio de Mora y Villamil...

Mora y Villamil, Ignacio de

Mexico, D.F.

Imprenta de Ignacio Cumplido



2 volumes. [2], vii, [1], 281; 264 pp. With 25 folding plates; 9 folding tables. 14x9 cm (5½x3½"), period quarter calf & marbled boards, spines tooled & lettered in gilt. Second Edition.

The elements of fortification by the director general for engineers in the Mexican army. He also served as Minister of War under Bustamante and Arrillarga. 

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Some staining to covers of Vol. II, extremity wear; very good.

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