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MILITARY MANOEUVRES.. The Nineteen Manoeuvres Explained: with the words of command, duties, and relative positions of officers and serjeants [sic]. Also the manoeuvres of a column formed on the two center [sic] companies; together with general observations on the principles and rules on which the manoeuvres are founded. By Two Officers of the Bloomsbury and Inns of Court Association.1804

Printed by C. Roworth and Sold by T. Egerton, at the Military Library. First Edition, oblong 8vo, [iv],12,[2],143,[1]pp., with errata leaf, some light spotting of text, there is a neatly cancelled Royal United Service Institution purchase label, later buckram-backed boards, uncut. A very rare handbook of the official rules and regulations for infantry drill and tactics. "The authors trust they may afford essential service to young officers of all descriptions, and particularly to the great body of Volunteer Officers whose peculiar situations do not permit them to have recourse to a School of Practice before they are called to functions which are extremely perplexing without the assistance of some succinct work like this".—Preface. Not on Copac; OCLC locating the State Library of Pennsylvania copy only.

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