PARDIGON, C. F. The Practice of War: Being a Translation of a French Military Work Entitled "Maxims, Counsels and Instructions for the Art of War, or Handbook for the Practice of War . Richmond: West & Johnston, 1863. 1st ed. 216 pp. Plates, some folding. Orig. cloth-covered boards with printed paper label on front cover. Very light scattered foxing, else a very good or better copy. Parrish & Willingham 4748. This volume was translated from the French work by Thomas Robert Bugeaud de la Piconnerie which was originally written in 1815 and substantially revised for modern use in 1855. It also includes an appendix by Baron Jomini. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Practice of War: Being a Translation of a ...
Publication Date: 1863
Book Description West & Johnson, Richmond, 1863. First edition thus. 12mo., xiii, (i), 14-216 pp., with 12 plates (two folding). There are childish pencil scribblings on the table of contents, and on 3 of the plates. Pale blue cloth with the original paper label affixed to the upper board. The paper label is lacking about 1/3 of the parer and the titling is rubbed and faint. A good or better copy of a scarce Confederate Imprint. Parrish & Willigham 4748. Seller Inventory # 29533