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Pallas Armata; Military Essays Of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War. Written in the Years 1670 and 1671

Pallas Armata; Military Essays Of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War. Written in the Years 1670 and 1671

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Pallas Armata; Military Essays Of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War. Written in the Years 1670 and 1671

by Turner, Sir James

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London: M.W. for Richard Chiswell, 1683. First Edition. Leather bound. Very good. First edition of Pallas Armata. Military Essays of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War.. Quarto, [xx], [errata], 372pp, [2]. Period brown mottled calf, raised bands, decorative gilt compartments on spine, title in gilt over black leather label. Front hinge reinforced. Previous ownership notation on front free endpaper, bookplate from the Civil War collection of John Brian Smith. Frontispiece portrait of Sir James Turner, from R. White. (Wing T32952). Sir James Turner (1615-1686) was a Scottish soldier and author. He rose through the ranks of the Scottish Army and was knighted at the restoration of the Stuart Monarchy. He is best remembered for his memoirs, published posthumously in 1819.

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Title
Pallas Armata; Military Essays Of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War. Written in the Years 1670 and 1671
Author
Turner, Sir James
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First edition of Pallas Armata. Military Essays of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War.
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Leather bound
Book Condition
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First Edition
Publisher
M.W. for Richard Chiswell
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1683
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
The Legend of Montrose, Pallas Armata, Turner's Memoirs of his own Life and Times,

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