1864 1st Guillaume Henri Dufour Strategy and Tactics Craighill Civil War

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LBS 1.2

Length 7.2

Dated by previous owner R.H. Feb 1st 1867. Maybe last name is Caisins or Cousins, this is speculation as this person served the 8th Regiment, Georgia Infantry however I cannot make out the last name,, please see photos..

Top and bottom of spine have some staining and discoloration. Some pages are stained or are foxing (Took a photo of one of the worst pages which appears to have a plant pressing in it). Edges are rubbed, at top of spine small spot missing.


Dufour, G. H. (Guillaume Henri). Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price), trans. Strategy and Tactics. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. 400 pages plus advertising other books by Van Nostrand pages. Illustrations with 29 b/w plates. Red Cloth.

Probably First American edition, you verify, translated from the French Edition. Translation of Cours de tactique. Guillaume Henri Dufour (1787-1875) was a Swiss general who served under Napoleon and in 1847 led the Swiss federal forces to victory against the Sonderbund. Includes a 8 page catalogue of the Military books published by Van Nostrand. Subject: Military History