MAHAN, D.H.- Professor of Military and Civil Engineering in the United States Military Academy.
New York: John Wiley, 1863. Third Edition. Third Edition with all 12 plates present. Scarce edition published during the course of the Civil War with only 6 copies located on OCLC. "The standard work on this subject carried into the field by United States officers in both the Mexican-American and Civil Wars....[Mahan (1802-1871)] was one of the fifty original incorporators of the National Academy of Sciences."—DAB. Fair condition with significant rubbing to blind stamped boards and some loss to head and tail of spine, hinges separating but still attached, contemporary ownership inscription in ink, scattered foxing. Fair.