Полная наука военнаго укрѢпления или
(The science of military consolidation, or Fortification) In the Russian language.
By Ефим Дмитриевич Войтяховский
The very rare third edition of military engineering textbook written by Е. Д. Войтяховский, Russian teacher of applied mathematics. The book consists of three parts, each of them dedicated to the specific part of military consolidation. The study is about various military entrenchments and defenses, their durability, and tactical assertions. In the same manner, the author analyses the tactical skills of famous European military engineers and architects. In addition, the book contains numerous folding plates showing detailed plans and strategies.
Moscow (Москва), Въ Типографiи С. Селивановскаго, 1809
Pp.: [XII] + 360 + 33 folding plates
Binding: Original leather binding with gilted title on the spine cover. Signs of wear on the panels and along the edges, spine extremes slightly damaged, bumped corners.
Condition: Wax stains on the endpapers, text block edges marbled, title page slightly stained, some signs of aging. Plates wrinkled and damaged along the lines of folding, three of them heavily stained. However, they are all fully preserved and complete. Plate no. XXX chipped in the top section, numeration missing as well as sections of the plate. Additional pictures are available on request.