Taktische Grundsätze und Anweisung zu militärischen Evolution.
by [SALDERN, Friedrich Christoph von].
Von der Hand eines berühmten Generals. Engraved vignette on title & 13 folding engraved plates. 6 p.l., 260 pp. 8vo, cont. marbled half-sheep & paste-paper boards, spine richly gilt, contrasting leather lettering pieces on spine. Frankfurt & Leipzig: 1781. First edition of this important work. Saldern (1719-85), Prussian soldier and military writer, was one of Frederick the Great's leading generals. Upon retirement, he wrote a series of books on military tactics which had a wide influence in Germany and England. Fine copy from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. ❧ Jähns 2529-"Man hat zuweilen die ganze Infanterietaktik der fridericianischen Spätzeit kurzweg als 'Saldernsche Taktik' bezeichnet." . (Inventory #: HillBibl-4942)
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