Mexico City: 1898. 117pp., plus eight plates. Original grey cloth, front board printed in black. Light wear to edges and spine ends; cloth rubbed and somewhat soiled. Front free end paper separating. A few contemporary annotations and geometric doodles scattered throughout, heaviest on front endpapers. Two contemporary ink stamps and ownership inscriptions on internal leaves. Even toning, scattered foxing. Good. Item #2964
Late 19th-century manual of duties and responsibilities for an infantryman in the Mexican army, encompassing a variety of settings and situations in the field. These include numerous services to perform while on the march, in camp, on reconnaissance, and during engagements. OCLC locates two copies in U.S. institutions, at UCLA and Rice.