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Military Considerations in City Planning:Fortifications: Fortifications

De LA Croix, Horst

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ISBN 10: 0807605859 / ISBN 13: 9780807605851
Published by G. Braziller, 1972
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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light rubbing to dust jacket, " Horst de la Croix, professor of art at San Jose State College, is known for his definitive studies of fortification design and tactics, especially in the Renaissance. In this book he discusses the numerious examples of the towns, cities, and extant ruins to demonstrate the variety of solutions to man's age-old concern with protecting his habitation. " (dj) With correction slip, dj in mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 001043

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Title: Military Considerations in City Planning:...

Publisher: G. Braziller

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Printing

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Presents a survey of the history of fortifications since ancient times, relates the science of siege warfare to the state of engineering of its time, and theorrizes on the relation of fortification types to social and political institutions (... excerpted from the jacket flap). Large 8vo, 128 pages including Illustrations, Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index, and Sources of Illustrations. Hardcover.

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