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Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books, 20th century, including: Rules and Regulations for the Sword Excercise of the Cavalry, London, 1796; A Treatise Containing the Elementary Part of Fortification, Regular and Irregular, by John Muller, London, 1746; An Easy Plan of Discipline for a Militia, by Timothy Pickering, Salem, 1775; The Military Medley: Containing the Most Necessary Rules and Directions for Attaining a Competent Knowledge of the Art: To Which is Added an Explanation of Military Terms, by Thomas Simes, London, 1768; Extracts from a Military Essay, Containing Reflections on the Raising, Arming, Cloathing and Discipline of the British Infantry and Cavalry, by Campbell Dalrymple, Philadelphia, 1776; A Candid Examination of the Mutual Claims of Great-Britain and the Colonies, New York, 1775; An Essay on Castrametation, by Lewis Lochee, London, 1778; Rules and Articles for the Better Government of His Majesty's Horse and Foot Guards, London, 1778; Elements of Field Fortification, by Lewis Lochee, London, 1783; Military Collections and Remarks, by Major Donkin, New York, 1778; Regulations for the Prussian Infantry, 1759; The Military Guide for Young Officers, by Thomas Simes, London, 1772; Standing Orders and Instructions to the Nottinghamshire Regiment of Marksmen, Hull, 1778; Considerations upon the Different Modes of Finding Recruits for the Army, London, 1775; Rules and Articles for the Better Government of His Majesty's Horse and Foot Guards, London, 1762; An Essay on Castrametation, by Lewis Lochee, London, 1778; The Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, K.B. Relative to the Conduct During Part of His Command on the King's Troops in North America, London, 1785; A Brief and True Report for the Traveller Concerning Williamsburg in Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg reprint, 1936; Manoeuvres for a Battalion of Infantry, London, 1767; The Science of Military Posts, London, 1761; Cuthbertson's System for the Complete Interior Management and Oeconomy of a Battalion of Infantry, by Bennet Cuthbertson, Bristol, 1776; A Sketch of a Tactick for the Column and for the Battalion of Monsieur de Folard, Dublin, 1731-2; An act for punishing mutiny and desertion; and for the better payment of the Army and their Quarters, London, 1773; An Explanation of the Manual of Exercise... Militia of the County of Norfolk, Norwich, 1758; A Manual of Siegecraft and Fortification, by Sebastien LePrestre de Vauban, Leiden, 1740; Considerations on the American War, by Joseph Williams, London, 1782; An Easy Plan of Discipline for a Militia, by Timothy Pickering, Salem, 1775; The Williamsburg Art of Cookery, by Helen Bullock, Colonial Williamsburg, 1967; Standing Orders and Regulations for the Army in Ireland, Dublin, 1794; A System for the Complete Interior Management and Oeconomy of a Battalion of Infantry, Bennet Cuthbertson, London, 1779; and The Exercise of Arms in the Continental Infantry, by Ernest W. Peterkin, 1989.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Henry Clinton, Massachusetts, Timothy Pickering, United States Army, United States Senate, London, Major Donkin, Norwich, United Kingdom, Bennet Cuthbertson, Campbell Dalrymple, Colonial Williamsburg, Ernest W. Peterkin, Helen Bullock, John Muller, Joseph Williams, Lewis Lochee, Salem, Sebastien LePrestre de Vauban, Thomas Simes