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or of War Affairs of His Czar’s Majesty’s Army in taking very famous fortifications and...
The Book of Mars or of War Affairs of His Czar’s Majesty’s Army in taking very famous fortifications and in battles against the Army of His Majesty King of Sweden. Saint-Petersburg, 1766. 4°. Title, 193 pp., 2 folding tables and 23 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, flat spine ruled in compartments, green morocco label lettered in gilt to one. Celebrated, richly illustrated and very informative account of Pter the Great’s military compaigns against Sweden: A fine copy of this rare work, in its original binding.