29 November 2007
ALEXANDER I -- Stat odnomu Musketerskomu pekhotnomu polku, sostoiashchemu iz trekh batalionov, odnogo Granoderskago i dvukh musketerskikh, a kazhdoi battalion iz 4-kh rot. [Composition of a Musket Infantry regiment, consisting of three battalions, one Grenadiers and two Musket, and each battalion of four Companies]. [With:] Tabel o mundirnykh, ammunichnykh, oruzheinykh i prochikh veshchakh, potrebnykh dlia odnogo polevago Musketerskago pekhotnago polka. [A Table on Uniforms, Ammunition, Weapons and other things necessary to one field Musket Infantry regiment]. [And:] Tabel o mundirnykh, ammunichnykh, oruzheinykh i prochikh veshchakh, potrebnykh na pribavliaemykh v voennoe vremia v trekh-batalionnoi Musketerskoi polk. [A table on Uniforms, Ammunition, Weapons and other additional things necessary to the three-battalion Musket regiment in war-time]. St. Petersburg:[s.n.], 30 April 1802.
3 parts in 1 vol., 4° (323 x 203mm). (Light browning, light edge-wear.) Modern red leather preserving original marbled wrappers. Provenance: A. Smirdin (bookplate) -- Biblioteka Inzhmuzeia (stamps) -- Lenkniga Shop (stamp).
THE SMIRDIN COPY. Military regulations showing regimental costs, including salaries and rations, issued less than a year after Alexander I came to the throne and just ahead of his sweeping reforms of the next few years. Detailed notes accompany the three tables. RARE: WorldCat records no copies in North America. Smirdin 1805 (this copy).
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