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MILITARY DICTIONARY.. The News-Readers Pocket-Book: or, a Military Dictionary. Explaining The most difficult Terms made use of in Fortification, Gunnery, and the whole Compass of the Military Art. And a naval dictionary; explaining The Terms used in Navigation, Ship-Building, &c. To which is added, a Concise Political History of Europe. With the Genealogies and Families of the several Emperors, Kings, and Princes, now reigning; and some account of the Religions they profess.1759

London: J. Newbery, First edition, 16mo (135 x 85mm), [2], vi, 216p., with half-title, folding engraved frontispiece of a fortification enriched with all manner of outworks, offset and creased with closed tear repaired with archival paper, endpaper margins browned by turn-ins, cont. calf, rebacked. Roscoe, A385 (1) noting the Military Dictionary (running to 112pp., ) is an enlarged edition of a 35-page section of Flanders Deliniated, 1745 (Roscoe A157). The second half of the book is devoted to The Political History of Europe. Provenance: Early ownership inscription to front paste-down "Agnes Jameson - Book | Bramrey. 1799."

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