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Count von Daun: Imperial Military Manual

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8993

Scope and Contents

Ordonnance pour la formation des bataillons et l'exercice avec les plans de la formation d'un bataillon en ordre de bataille ou parade, ainsy que les differentes conversions. It is signed at the foot of the title page 'Chique fecit en 1766', and at the end of some sections 'L'original est signé Le Comte de Daun'. The manual contains 25 coloured diagrams showing military formations. It is in French, with subheadings, notes and commands in German. There is an index. 389pp.

Dates

  • 1766

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

French

German

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1993

General

Bound in contemporary mottled calf, gilt.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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