THE EXERCISE OF ARMS IN THE CONTINENTAL ARMY

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By Capt. Ernest W. Peterkin, USNR, (ret.) Published by the Museum Restoration Service, Alexandria By, NY, 1989. Limited Edition, number “358” of 600 Copies. 286 pp., ills. Brown glazed cloth, with photo-finish paper, 11.25 x 8.5”, with gilt spine lettering and red title labe. Exhibits light wear at the extremities, with chipped foot of the spine. Else VG, with tight spine.

A magnificent revolutionary war reference book…”Being a Study of the Manual of the Firelock as set forth by Major-General von Steuben to which is added the Motions for the Manual of the Non-Commissioned Officer, the Espontoon and the Sword as prescribed by contemporary Auathorities and explained in the Miniatiae through the utilization of a live Model displayed in 1,OOO photographic and artistic Plates.” A scarce and superb collectible.  [jp]

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