27 November 2008
ARMY -- Voinskii ustav o pekhotnoi sluzhbe. [Military Rules for Infantry Service: Book two, on Garrison Service; Book one ... Part three, Battalion Instruction.] St. Petersburg: Military Press, 1843-45.
2 vols, 16° (111 x 72mm). First work with final errata leaf and 2 folding lithographic plates, second work with additional lithographic title, folding index plate and 24 folding plates. (Some leaves slightly spotted.) Original near uniform green calf-backed boards, spines gilt with scrolling foliate motifs (slightly rubbed).
Typical examples of official publications during the reign of Nicolas I; the first volume contains 931 regulations, the second 675. (2)
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