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Professional Papers of the Corps of the Royal Engineers

Published: W & J Mackay & Co, Chatham, 1905

Edition: Presumed 1st

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Royal Engineers Institute – Occasional Papers Vol XXX. The volume contains twelve contributions by RE’s on military and civil engineering problems, in particular on tactics (Pieter’s Hill, Ladysmith), convoys, fortifications and the blockhouse system as used in the Boer War. 294 pp with numerous fold-out plates, plans and text illustrations – all present, one with a small marginal tear.Good condition in original covers, several ownerships on prelims, as is a note on the tp, adding two extra editors.
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 220 x 155 mm
  • Sold By: Africana Books
  • Contact Person: Stefan Blank
  • Country: South Africa
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