SCIENCE OF ARMS: The Art of War in the Century of the Soldier 1672 - 1699Volume 1 - Preparation for War and the Infantry
Combines all the great military treatise of the 17th century, with the original illustrations to form a unique depiction of the art of war as learnt by all the officers, and generals of the age into three volumes. This first volume introduces the 17th century concept of the just war. Includes the evolutions, drills, postures, and tactics of the infantry from the lowest private to the colonel. Explains the duties of the general and his staff. Details the Ordinance Park, plus the weapons and equipment needed to wage war. Includes 150 b/w images, diagrams, and tables.
The second volume covers the disciplines of the cavalry and the artillery, fighting a campaign and winning in battle. The final volume tackles the construction, defense, and the attack of fortifications in the age of Vauban.
NEW-pb, available early March 2023 ......$60.00 inc
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Updated as of 12/07/2023ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price