Author:Viollet-le-Duc, E.; Bucknall, Benjamin

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Annals of a Fortress [Translated from the French Histoire d'une Forteresse]

By: Viollet-le-Duc, E.; Bucknall, Benjamin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266236

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Rear endpaper split along hinge but binding not at all loose. Pencil name and date (Aug 9 1888) on front endpaper. 1876 Hard Cover. xv, 390 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt castle illustration on front board. A work on military fortifications in the context of France, with mentions of various sieges, the evolution of fortress construction, and the town of La Roche-Pont as fortified by Errard de Bar-le-Duc and M. Vauban. Viollet-le-Duc was no stranger to battle, and a brilliant architect in his own right - he was hired to design the internal structure of the Statue of... View more info