Up for sale is this rare antique 1863 copy of, Instruction for Heavy Artillery; prepared by a Board of Officers, for the use of the Army of the United States. The book is overall in very good condition with some signs of wear and age. The covers have some mild soiling and wear with a little bit of corner wear and some dulling to the gilt on the spine. The binding of the book is good and strong. The first few leaves have some mild dampstaining.
The interior is lightly toned from age with some occasional scattered light foxing, soiling, and grubbiness. Along with that, there may be the very occasional page with some kind of other minor imperfection, such as a creased page corner, minor interior crack, etc.
Generally though, it's a nice copy. The book measures approximately 7 1/4 inches by 5 inches.
It is illustrated with 39 plates at the back of the book. Please look at all of the photos to further note the condition. The item "1863 INSTRUCTION FOR HEAVY ARTILLERY Antique CIVIL WAR Soldier Tactical Guide" is in sale since Monday, January 6, 2020.
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