Title THE CONDUCT OF WAR: A SHORT TREATISE ON ITS MOST IMPORTANT BRANCHES AND GUIDING RULES.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Good-
Edition First British Edition
Publisher London Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner 1899
Seller ID 30101
285 pp, 9 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/emblem on front board. Erratum slip tipped in at beginning of Chapter I. Fourth volume of "The Wolseley Series", edited by Capt. Walter H. James. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Relation in which War stands to Society; The Special Characteristics of War at the Present Time; The Main Features of the Modern Method of Conducting War; The Main Forms of the Conduct of War; The Offensive; The Defensive; Reciprocity between Offensive and Defensive; The Operations; Strategical Offensive Operations; Offensive Tactical Operations; Strategical Defensive Operations; Tactical Defensive Operations; Operations under Special Conditions; Influence of Operations by Sea on the Conduct of War; Conclusion. Previous owner's name/info/date (1939). in ink on half-title page, very light browning in margins of pages, small bump at corners of boards that migrate into pages, darkening to edges of text block, moderate fading to spine colour, a few light staind on boards, light edge wear, wrinklijg at top/bottom of spine.