THE DEFENCE OF A POSITION. Selected as a field of Battle. -- Royal Engineer prize essay for 1875.

W. Mitchell & co. London. 1875.

First Edition. 8vo.(9.7 x 6.2 inches). iv, 43pp. 8 folding maps, plans and charts at the rear, some colour printed and finished by hand. Complete. In the original publishers brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to the front board. New plain cloth spine. Brown coated endpapers with neat previous owners name on the top of the front free endpaper. Boards a little faded to the edges but overall a very good copy of this scarce booklet, printed by A. W. and J. P. Jackson of Woolwich.

Item #9635

Price: £425.00