THE MILITARY NECESSITY. Alfred de Vigny.

THE MILITARY NECESSITY.

An English translation of Servitude et Grandeur Militaires by Humphrey Hare. Pp. xxx+210(last blank); navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, bottom fore-corner of upper board bruised; top edges navy; dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges lightly rubbed and split, with one small tape repair and a tiny piece chipped from head of backstrip; edges of leaves a trifle foxed; Cresset Press, London, 1953. The Cresset Library. *Originally published in 1835. Three fictionalized case histories, written after the Napoleonic campaigns, to illustrate the obligations and sufferings of the professional soldier. Item #097764

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