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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Turpin de Crissé, Lancelot, comte.
COMMENTAIRES SUR LES INSTITUTIONS MILITAIRES DE VÉGÈCE. MONTARGIS: CLAUDE LEQUATRE, 1779
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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Turpin de Crissé, Lancelot, comte.
COMMENTAIRES SUR LES INSTITUTIONS MILITAIRES DE VÉGÈCE. MONTARGIS: CLAUDE LEQUATRE, 1779
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Turpin de Crissé, Lancelot, comte.
COMMENTAIRES SUR LES INSTITUTIONS MILITAIRES DE VÉGÈCE. MONTARGIS: CLAUDE LEQUATRE, 1779

3 volumes, first edition, 4to (248 x 192mm.), half-titles, 20 folding engraved plates, contemporary navy morocco gilt, gilt fillet borders and central arms gilt of the Elector of Brandenburg, spines gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt edges, morocco faded (particularly on spines), extremities very slightly rubbed


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Provenance

Elector of Brandenburg, arms on binding; King Ernest Augustus of Hanover, library stamp as Duke of Cumberland

Catalogue Note

Turpin de Crissé was a career officer in the French army and fought in seventeen campaigns over forty years, before becoming lieutenant general in 1780. He also wrote commentaries on Caesar and Raimondo Montecuccoli.

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