November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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William Duane. "A MILITARY DICTIONARY; or, Explanation of the Several Systems of Discipline of Different Kinds of Troops, Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry; The Principles of Fortification, and All the Modern Improvements in the Science of Tactics: Comprising the Pocket Gunner, or Little Bombardier; The Military Regulations of the United States; The Weights, Measures, and Monies of All Nations; The Technical Terms and Phrases of the Art of War in the French Language. Particularly Adapted to the Use of the Military Institutions of the United States." 1st and only edition. Large quarto, xii, 748 pp. Double column text. Contemporary tree calf with recent leather spine, bearing gilt black leather spine label. Scarce. Ownership inscription in graphite on upper right of title page of original owner, "John Berkley Grimball/Charleston So. Ca.", with a related receipt found inside book and now tipped in book between endpapers, being a receipt for $1.50 from the Charleston Hussars to Grimball for his quarterly dues payment (then in arrears), dated January 12, 1822. CONDITION: Light toning to pages. From an important Charleston, South Carolina collection. JLK
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,107.00
Estimate: $500 - $900
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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