Six Familiar Lectures, for the use of Young Military Officers. Field Officer, Arthur Wellesley pseud. Torrens.

Six Familiar Lectures, for the use of Young Military Officers.

London: Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, 1855. 106 pp., adv [2] + plate. Illus. with b/w diagrams with one folding cloth plate. 12mo. Limp red cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Second printing. Front hinge partly split else a very good copy, the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, their stamp on title, small tear to rear endpaper. Folding cloth plate near fine. Item #31633

A gift from D. Van Nostrand to the Commandery with his blind emboss on free front end paper . Rear pocket with 25 x 12.5 inch cloth plan/map. Contents: I. Discipline; II. Route-marching; II. Camps; V. Advanced posts, entrenchments, &c; V. Field sketching, with and without instruments; VI. Tactics. First published in 1855.

Price: $100.00