1778 Tissot Military Notebook FORTS Fortification Battle Plans WAR Illustrated

TISSOT, Pierre Francois

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Pierre Tissot’s “Cahiers Militaires” is a rare, pre-French Revolutionary military notebook. This work, which proved to be quite popular throughout the end of the 18th-century, focused heavily on fortifications and military defenses complete with enormous folding engravings of forts and fort designs. Tissot was interested in offering safe and functional construction plans for forts noting the numbers of cannoneers and soldiers that would be most effective in each plan.

 

This 1778 first edition is considerably rare and valuable much in part to the exquisite and highly coveted engravings.

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1778 Tissot Military Notebook FORTS Fortification Battle Plans WAR Illustrated

 

Pierre Tissot’s “Cahiers Militaires” is a rare, pre-French Revolutionary military notebook. This work, which proved to be quite popular throughout the end of the 18th-century, focused heavily on fortifications and military defenses complete with enormous folding engravings of forts and fort designs. Tissot was interested in offering safe and functional construction plans for forts noting the numbers of cannoneers and soldiers that would be most effective in each plan.

 

This 1778 first edition is considerably rare and valuable much in part to the exquisite and highly coveted engravings.

 

Item number: #20967

Price: $950

 

TISSOT, Pierre Francois

 

Cahiers militaires, portatifs : contenant une nouvelle idée sur le génie et plusieurs autres pièces intéressantes et utiles pour le lecteur

 

Geneva: chez J.A. Nouffer, 1778.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 182
    • 13 folding engravings
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.75in X 8in (25cm x 20cm)
  • Rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons at $2,000

 

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20967

Categories

Military & War

European History

Authors

TISSOT, Pierre Francois

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete