Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

By: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Price: $600.00

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Book Condition: Good


French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French, owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contains numerous illustrations indicating the benefits of particular geometric configurations in terms of strength and strategic value. Not in Avery Memorial Library Catalog.

Title: Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

Author: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Categories: Architecture, Military, French, Castles & Fortifications, 18th Century,

Publisher: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1729

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1659688

Keywords: CASTLES FORTIFICATIONS FORTRESSES VAUBAN FORTS FORTIFIED MILITARY ARCHITECTURE MEDIEVAL,