THE WAR MANUAL.

Anderson, Lt.-Col. C. C.


£120.00




T. Fisher Unwin, 1st ed., 1916, 2 vols in 1. Vol. I : 250 pp., various diagrams & occasional photos with 1 cold., plate, diagrams not making numerical sense but all pages present. Vol. II : 1st ed., 1916. 540 pp., numerous diagrams + 2 cold., fldg., plates, again numerical system doesn’t follow but all pages appear to be present. Both Vols. : bound as one in black cloth, re-cased retaining original boards and with original spine re-laid ; 24 x 15cm. Corners rubbed / chipped ; crude repair to edge of 1 plate + top of first t-p., ; 1 bookplate of Chicago University Club stamped discarded ; o/w V.G. Two volumes in one, this is a very infrequently-found copy of the war manual from World War I, printed with permission of the Controller of HMSO. The first volume is comprised of 7 parts which cover Military Definitions ; Strategy ; The Laws and Usages of War on Land ; The Defence of the Realm Acts ; Martial Law ; First Aid to the Wounded, Etc. The second volume consists of 12 parts : Military Formations ; Guards, Sentries and Saluting ; Orders, Reconnaissance ; Intercommunication ; Bridges and the Passage of Water ; Hasty Demolitions ; The Strategical Concentration ; Marches ; The Attack ; Halts ; The Defence. Illustrated throughout with numerous drawings, the occasional photo and three coloured plates. VERY SCARCE.


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