The Perfection of military discipline[,] after the newest method; as practiced in England and Ireland, &[c.] or, The industrious souldier's golden treasury of knowledge in the art of making war Containing, instructions for the exercising the pike and musket in all their postures, with the signs of the drum, by its beating the several points of war the exercise of grenadiers, horse, and dragoons: the explanation of the words of command, and how to be put in practice: the manner of drawing up in severa[l] forms of battel: the various firings and advantages to be gained th[ere]by: the several doublings, wheeling and dra... of battalions, squadrons of horse, &c. with the ...duct of armies in open, or enclosed contries, ... any occasion or emergency, how the detach... and officers, &c. ought to carry themselves. Ways of encampment; opening difficult passes, castles, passing bridges, opposing town, or fortresses. The method to be observed in garisons, and the manner of fortification, with that of besieging strong holds, &c. To which is added, as a second part, The art of gunnery; or, The complete engineer, shewing the practice of the ordnance, mortars, &c. with the manner of making and using fire-works for war, at sea and land

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Language:English
Published: London printed by I. Dawks for Nicholas Boddington, at the Golden Ball in Duck-Lane 1701, 1701
Edition:The third edition corrected, with large additions
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T197617. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - The pagination is irregular. - The text is continuous
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