Title A Treatise Containing the Practical Part of Fortification. In Four Parts. For the Use of the Royal Academy of Artillery at Woolwich.
Edition Third Edition
Publisher London Printed for W. Strahan, J. & F. Rivington, W. Johnston 1776
Seller ID 675
Third edition, corrected. xxiv, 302pp + pp of publisher's advertisements. Modern brown full calf, spine with raised bands, gold lettering and decorations, inner dentelles in blind. With twenty-eight foldout copper plates. Includes the following parts: I. The theory of walls, arches, and timbers, with several tables of their dimensions. II. The knowledge of the materials, their properties, qualities, and the manner of using them. III. The manner of tracing a fortress on the ground, the making an estimate, and executing the works. IV. The method of building aquatics, as stone bridges, harbours, quays, wharfs, sluices, and aqueducts. Short tear to the lower edge of one of the leaves, professional restoration to one of the plates. A clean and bright near fine copy. ; Octavo