An Universal Military Dictionary,
SMITH Capt. George (1779)
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or, A Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms &c. used in the Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army. 4to. Sixteen plates, all but two of them folding, folding table. Two plates with tears to the stubs, some lightish staining throughout, but overall very good in recent tan half calf on marbled boards. [ii], xviii [List of Subscribers misbound], [312pp.] Printed for J. Millan,
A sound copy of this important source for military practice at the outbreak of the War of Independence.
Subscribers included the Duke of Cumberland, Amherst, Burgoyne, Howe, Admiral Parker, Dr. Solander of the British Museum, Mr. Henry Shrapnel, Viscount Townshend, and the alliterative and euphonious Theophilus Tomson Tutt.
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