Sep 17, 2009 - Sale 2186

Sale 2186 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 900
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm von. Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States. Part I (all published). 8 folding plates, some separations at folds, plates I and VII defective. 138, [6] pages. 12mo, contemporary calf, worn; lacks front free endpaper, browned and foxed; early owner's inscriptions on title page and rear endpapers. Hartford, [1782]

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Preceded only by a 1779 Philadelphia edition. "Steuben gave the Continental Army a single manual . . . which remained for the next thirty-three years the official manual of the U.S. Army"--Unwin, The United States Infantry, 25. Bristol B5608; Howes S951 ("aa"); Sabin 91398.