first edition Original publisher's green ribbon-embossed cloth. Printed paper spine label
1836 · Philadelphia
by Cooper, Brevet Captain S[amuel 1798 - 1876]
Philadelphia: Robert P. Desilver, Publisher, 1836. 1st edition (American Imprints 36933). Original publisher's green ribbon-embossed cloth. Printed paper spine label. VG+ (slt cock/chip to top edge of spine label/pos on rfep ['Inspector of 88th Brigade'].. 10, viii, 9 - 303 pp. Illustrated with diagrams, charts & musical scores. 12mo. Bound in 6s.
On the front paste-down is a tipped-in New York State General Order of 1839 noting the purchase of a number of copies of Cooper's work, and their subsequent distribution '... among the field officers and commandants of companies ... of the New - York militia." (Inventory #: 14813)