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AND MATHEW CAREY & SON, PHILADELPHIA,

AAVE BEEN APPOINTED AGENTS TO THE FOLLOWING WORK.

А

TREATISE

ON THE SCIENCE OF

WAR AND FORTIFICATION.

COMPOSED FOR THE USE OF THE

STUDENTS OF THE IMPERIAL POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL,

AND OF THE

MILITARY SCHOOLS;

AND TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH, FOR THE

WAR DEPARTMENT,

FOR THE USE OF THE

MILITARY ACADEMY OF THE UNITED STATES:

TO WHICH IS ADDED

AN APPENDIX,

OR

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPLES AND MAXIMS

OF

GRAND TACTICS AND OPERATIONS.

*
BY JOHN M. O'CONNOR,
CAPTAIN OF ARTILLERY, AND LATE MAJOR AND ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-

GENERAL IN THE NORTHERN ARMY.

“Without the rivalship of nations, and the practice of war, civil society itself could
scarcely have found an object or a form."

FERGUSON ON CIVIL SOCIETY.

IN TWO VOLUMES, OCTAVO,

WITH A VOLUME OF PLATES AND MAPS.

Price $14.

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VOLUME THE FIRST,

PART I.-THE SCIENCE OF WAR IN GENERAL.

PART II.-FIELD AND TEMPORARY FORTIFICATION.

VOLUME THE SECOND,

PART III.-PERMANENT FORTIFICATION, OR THE FORTIFICATION

OF FORTRESSES.

This work embraces the whole science of war and fortification, and

is used as the text-book of the Fr schools. It was composed ip 1805 1 engineers, and Professor of fortifica by order of the council for the imp after being revised and approved by ablest engineers, was, by order of th

as the text and class-book of the Pol It has been translated for the WAR DEI

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A View of the Agricultural, Commercial, Manufacturing, Financial,

Political, Literary, Moral and Religious Capacity and Character of the American People.

BY JOHN BRISTED,

COUNSELLOR AT LAW.

AUTHOR OF THE RESOURCES OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.

А

Catalogue of Books

FOR 1818;

INCLUDING

MANY RARE AND VALUABLE ARTICLES

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