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Title: Leerboek der Tactiek. [vol. I of II only]. 2de omgewerkte druk (2nd. revised edn.
Description: Breda, Broese & Comp., printed for the Koninklijke Militaire Academie, 1896. orig. qtr. calf, gilt lettering on spine. (viii), 393pp. 1 large fold. table, being a comparative list of Cavalry-formations in use in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, France, Italy and Belgium, many other tables and graphs in text and full-page, extensive footnotes, 6 large fold. diagrams out-ot-text, 11 large extending lithographed terrain-sketches all with legenda. ADDED: a folio-sized (quadruple folded) test paper in Ms. in ink, in a very neat hand, [3]pp., by the cadet B.W. van Welderen Rengers on military tactics, marked by his teacher at end in blue pencil, 3 short lines, marked 'satisfactory', or up to the mark. After a 16p. introduction on war, the essence of war and warfare and her history, this handbook for military tactics deals with infantry, cavalry and artillery-tactics. Published and in use with the Royal Dutch Military Academy at Breda, K.M.A. Copy of the cadet B.W. van Welderen Rengers, his signature on title-page and on loosely added test paper. Although this is volume I only (the second volume was published in 1898), still of great value and interest of dutch military tacical thinking at the end of the nineteenth century. Copy with marginal Ms. annotations in ink, also by the same cadet. Good copy.

Keywords: militaria tactics handbook infantry cavalry artillery warfare dutch

Price: EUR 175.00 = appr. US$ 190.20 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 41699