McNeale, A Sketch of a Tactick for the Column, Dublin, 1732

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November 19, 05:30 PM GMT


700 - 900 GBP

Lot Details



A Sketch of a Tactick for the Column, and for the Battalion of Monsieur de Folard. Dublin: S. Hyde, 1731-1732

4to (220 x 178mm.)5 engraved folding diagrams, advertisements at the end, modern wrappers, slight browning and spotting

APPARENTLY RARE: only two copies are listed by ESTC. The present copy does not appear to have the errata slip. Folard (1669-1752) was an influential military writer who placed much reliance on the works of Polybius. He also promoted shock tactics on the battlefield.


ESTC T155520