1863 WEST POINT 1st/1st Military Academy History American Revolution Boynton War

BOYNTON, Captain Edward C.

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History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American Revolution: and the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy” by Capt. Edward Carlisle Boynton offers an exhaustive account of West Point’s history and its significance during the American Revolution. Additionally, it provides insight into the evolution of the United States Military Academy. Capt. Boynton, as a long-time instructor at the Academy and custodian of its records, provides an authoritative view, based on comprehensive research and primary sources.

 

Significantly rare, this 1863 first edition, first printing contains 36 illustrations, including maps, color plates, and in-text figures.

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1863 WEST POINT 1st/1st Military Academy History American Revolution Boynton War

 

History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American Revolution: and the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy” by Capt. Edward Carlisle Boynton offers an exhaustive account of West Point’s history and its significance during the American Revolution. Additionally, it provides insight into the evolution of the United States Military Academy. Capt. Boynton, as a long-time instructor at the Academy and custodian of its records, provides an authoritative view, based on comprehensive research and primary sources.

 

Significantly rare, this 1863 first edition, first printing contains 36 illustrations, including maps, color plates, and in-text figures.

 

Item number: #41466

Price: $950

 

BOYNTON, Captain Edward C.

 

History of West Point, and its Military Importance During the American Revolution: and the Origin and Progress of the United States Military Academy.

 

New York: D. Van Nostrand; London: Sampson Low, Son and Co., 1863. First Edition. First Printing. (Civil War Printing!)

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • xviii, [2], 9-408, [12]
    • 36 engravings (including folding frontispiece)
  • Reference(s): Howes B-678; Larned 2921; Sabin 7150
    • “The contents of this book are about equally divided between the two topics named in the title. In the second part the author, who was a captain in the United States army, presents a general view of the school from its organization in 1794 to the date of publication.” (Larned)
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Blue cloth
  • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23.5cm x 16cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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41466

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

BOYNTON, Captain Edward C.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete